When Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) reported its third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $3.02 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.81 billion in revenue. Consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters had called for $2.79 in EPS and revenue of $5.74 billion. In the same period of last year, the biotech giant posted EPS of $2.72 and $5.72 billion in....More>>>
Shares of San Jose, California-based Nutanix Inc (NSDQ:NTNX)surged by a staggering 15% yesterday, taking the stock to about $32.5 a share. The stock, which was trading well below the consensus price target of $32.25, has now gone past that number. Yet, the strong rally might encourage some investors to consider buying the stock. More so, because NTNX has received a lot of positive coverage lately,....More>>>
Our Buyback Premium Portfolio is beating the S&P 500 by more than 97% since its inception in August of 2000; this portfolio is up 153.50% since inception vs. a gain of 55.69% in the S&P 500 over the same time frame, explains David Fried, editor of The Buyback Letter.
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Rambus Inc. (RMBS) designs, develops, and licenses cutting-edge chip interface technologies....More>>>
The S&P 500 Index took a slight breather this week as investors digested a mixed jobs report, tensions in Syria and minutes from the Federal Reserve that showed officials are open to cutting back the Fed’s balance sheet later this year, further reducing monetary stimulus. Despite some of the uncertainty, a handful of dividend stocks delivered clear messages with payout raises.
Gainers Trevena Inc (NASDAQ: TRVN) rose 10.8 percent to $3.60 in pre-market trading after dropping 4.97 percent on Wednesday. Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE: YUMC) rose 10.2 percent to $31.05 in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat earnings for its first quarter. Seres Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: MCRB) rose 9.1 percent to $11.39 in pre-market trading after dropping 5.26 percent....More>>>
Honda Motor President, CEO and representative director Takahiro Hachigo (C) answers questions following a joint press conference with Hitachi Automotive Systems President and CEO Hideki Seki, in Tokyo on February 7, 2017. Japanese automaker Honda announced February 7 a joint venture with Hitachi Automotive Systems, a subsidiary of the industrial conglomerate, to collaborate in the field of electric....More>>>
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In addition to individual Long Ideas, we provide Model Portfolios that provide well-screened lists of companies based on specific criteria....More>>>
Deutsche Bank’s Jorge Beristain and team explain why they upgraded US Steel (X) to Hold from Sell but left AK Steel (AKS) with a Sell rating:
M&M commodity prices rallied ~13% in 2Q16 and M&M coverage gained 24% on: 1) a view that a near-term commodity floor was formed following China’s stimulus in 1Q16; 2) which sparked a shift in investor willingness....More>>>
The major U.S. stock indices posted another negative weekly close last week, led lower by the small-cap Russell 2000, which lost 1.4% and is now down 1.9% for 2016. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100, another perennial market leader, fell 0.3% and is down 5.7% for the year.
The market is at an important near-term decision point. Stocks must quickly and aggressively resume their advance or risk....More>>>
Most-hated companies 2016: Over the past year, companies have lied, poisoned, and taken advantage of consumers like you – and the media pounced:
“Mylan’s Outrageous EpiPen Price Hikes: How Many Children Will Suffer?” – Forbes, September”Wells Fargo Is a Wake-Up Call for All Bank Customers,” – CBS, October
Unfortunately, there were....More>>>