Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY), one of the largest retailers of aftermarket automotive parts, tools, and accessories, are popping 10% Thursday as of 12:17 p.m. EDT after announcing a strong first quarter and raising guidance.
&l;!–donotpaginate–&g;&l;p&g;Between the corporate tax cut and the tight labor market, more companies are moving to increase pay and benefits, including their contributions to retirement plans.&a;nbsp; In a January survey, one out of four employers told Willis Towers Watson that they have increased their 401(k) match this year or plan to do so next year.
Investment company Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP buys Altaba Inc, Vistra Energy Corp, HRG Group Inc, Allied World Assurance Co Holdings AG, Panera Bread Co, Expedia Inc, Yum Brands Inc, Kate Spade, TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp, Six Flags Entertainment Corp, sells Reynolds American Inc, PrivateBancorp Inc, The Valspar Corp, The WhiteWave Foods Co, B/E Aerospace Inc during the 3-months ended....More>>>
Over the years, we have witnessed many investment trends come in and out of fashion. But investments in private equity funds have been the financial equivalent of first-growth French Bordeaux reds, which means they are consistently strong and reliable. According to The Cambridge Associates LLC US Private Equity Index® (publicly available here), private equity investments....More>>>
On Tuesday, stocks closed mixed with a preference for small-caps as they took gains in some blue chips and big-cap stocks.
Profit-taking started immediately, with a divergence of better-quality stocks being sold. Banks and other financials fell 1.4% at the close, while technology gained 0.9% and consumer discretionary rose 0.5%. Eight of the eleven sectors of the 500 lost ground. From the....More>>>
After five years of strong growth in apparel and footwear, Nike’s (NYSE: NKE) shareholders were rewarded with returns in excess of 100%. These returns greatly outpaced the 80% return delivered by the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:VOO) over the same time frame. Unfortunately, 2016 was a tough year for Nike’s shareholders. Holders of Nike’s stock witnessed the stock price tumble over 15%....More>>>
Fellow contributor Giovanni DiMauro published a bearish take on Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) with which I strongly disagree. I’ll start by going over DiMauro’s points (between quotes) where I hold a variant view and summarize my bullish take at the end.
CEO Joseph Papa mislead investors in August when he reaffirmed guidance for the year. The company missed miserably on earnings....More>>>
Investment company Wintergreen Fund buys Lotte Confectionery Co, LiLAC Group, sells Altria Group, The Swatch Group AG, JC Decaux SA during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Wintergreen Fund. As of 2016-12-31, Wintergreen Fund owns 25 stocks with a total value of $407 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The networking giant said that it had $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.9 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.58 in EPS and $11.9 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.57 in EPS and $12.0 billion....More>>>
Orange (EPA:ORA) has been assigned a €20.00 ($24.69) price target by equities researchers at Barclays in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Barclays’ price target indicates a potential upside of
CohBar, Inc. is a leader in the research and development of mitochondria based therapeutics (MBTs), an emerging class of drugs with the potential to treat a wide range of diseases associated with aging and metabolic dysfunction including non-alcoholic st
Shares ofGoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) sank to fresh all-time lows on Monday, following an analyst downgrade (via Tech Trader Daily). Goldman Sachs analyst Simona Jankowski dropped her rating on GoPro from neutral to sell, while simultaneously slashing her price target down to a mere $6, or about 30% lower