Jefferies Group upgraded shares of LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Wednesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has $121.95 price target on the specialty chemicals company’s stock, up from their previous price target of $7
Oil driller ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is benefiting from rising oil prices and rewarding investors with dividend hikes. However, the company's drilling-focused business hasn't been able to sustain a high dividend in the past, cutting the payment in 2016 amid low oil prices. This suggests that d
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ICICI Direct has come out with its fourth quarter (Jan-March 18) earnings estimates for the Auto & Auto Ancillary sector. The brokerage house expects Maruti Suzuki to report net profit at Rs. 2,066.7 crore up 20.9% year-on-year (up 14.9% quarter-on-quarter).
Net Sales are expected to increase by 15.3 percent Y-o-Y (up 9.7 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 21,144.3 crore, according to ICICI Direct.
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The volatility index, or VIX once again closed under 12 percent last Friday. It has hovered in the range of 10-13 percent for the entirety of 2017 after it collapsed from a high in the low twenties following the Presidential election.
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Facebook stock enters 2017 on a combination of lower expectations and depressed valuations. Flickr
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Paypex (CURRENCY:PAYX) traded 1% lower against the dollar during the one day period ending at 16:00 PM Eastern on May 20th. In the last week, Paypex has traded 45.6% higher against the dollar. Paypex has a total market capitalization of $142.70 million and $8,938.00 worth of Paypex was traded
Yext (NYSE:YEXT) CFO Steven Cakebread sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.10, for a total transaction of $302,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is availabl
For many retired Americans, Social Security isn't just a check they receive each month. It's a financial lifeline that keeps them above the federal poverty line and allows them to make ends meet. An analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in 2016 found that the mere existence of
Bruker (NASDAQ:BRKR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $34.00 price target on the medical research company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target