Pedro Parente, lauded for turning around Brazil’s state-oil giant Petrobras SA, agreed to become chairman of struggling food conglomerate BRF SA, a breakthrough that may end several weeks of fighting among shareholders over who will sit on its board.
In recent years, U.S. investors would have done well to avoid the rest of the world. But after years of poor results, foreign stocks are now a lot cheaper than their U.S. counterparts, enhancing their appeal for value-conscious investors.
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Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reported second fiscal quarter 2017 results after markets closed on Wednesday. The chipmaker posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.34 and adjusted revenues of $6 billion. In the second quarter of 2016, Qualcomm reported EPS of $1.04 on revenues of $5.55 billion. The consensus analysts’ estimates called for EPS of $1.19 and $5.9 billion in revenue.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White, after nearly four years as the agencys head, recently announced that she intends to leave at the end of the Obama administration.
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Genomic Health (NASDAQ:GHDX) swung to a profit in the fourth quarter on the back of solid revenue growth and expects to have another productive year in 2017 as the company continues to increase reimbursement for its genetic tests.
Bank of Marin (NASDAQ:BMRC) has shot up about 40% in value in the past 2 months. Low expenses are one of the reasons for the recent growth, and free checkingaccounts are a big part of this.
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Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) CMO Gill Brown Hong bought 1,525 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $22.20 per share, with a total value of $33,855.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief marke