Profund Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 14.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,660 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after purchasing
Millions of seniors rely on Medicare to provide health coverage in retirement. But more than half of Gen Xers today aren't confident that Medicare will do the trick once they become eligible, according to new data from Ameriprise Financial. Consequently, many workers who are midway through their
The greenback is on track to be the worst performing major currency this quarter, and it cant be blamed solely on the unwinding of the so-called Trump trade. Oil-price volatility also plays a key role, according to analysts.
Over the last three months, the U.S. dollar has given up nearly all of the gains seen in the wake of Donald Trumps Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election victory, which were....More>>>
It’s not so easy to size upWalmart(NYSE:WMT) these days. For decades, the retailer’s strategy was as reliable as the sunrise: Open up hundreds of supercenters every year, keep costs low, and offer customers “everyday low prices.”
For a long time, that strategy drove consistent profit growth and propelled the big-box chain to retail dominance, but like many things in....More>>>
The majority of the President’s tax plan outlined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House Chief Economic Advisor Gary Cohn was consistent with the plan President Donald Trump proposed during his campaign. For example, President Trump repeatedly promised to repeal the estate tax and alternative minimum tax (AMT). Trump’s 15% corporate tax rate was also the same figure he campaigned....More>>>
Shares of Rogers Corp. (NYSE:ROG) gained 19.9% in April 2017, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The company reported first-quarter results on April 26, sending share prices nearly 12% higher the next day. Rogers saw 27% year-over-year sales growth and 79% higher earnings, leaving analyst estimates far behind in both cases.
Iconix Brand Group (ICON) announced a divestiture, and a rather significant one. The company is selling its Sharper Image Brand in a $100 million deal, reducing its net debt position by roughly a tenth.
This is a surprising move after the company has gone on an acquisition spree over the past decade, resulting in elevated debt ratios and negligence of the 篓own篓 brands. This divestiture....More>>>
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Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) is the worlds eighth-largest company by sales based on 2016 consolidated revenues per the Fortune Global 500. Interestingly, Toyota is tailgating seventh-ranked and fellow automaker, Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) by a slim $8 million of revenue.
Mid cap pet stock Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (NASDAQ: BUFF)reportedQ1 2017 earnings after the market closed Tuesday.Net sales increased 7.9% to $302.0 million driven primarily by volume growth. Net sales of Dry Foods increased 6.4% to $245.2 million while net sales of Wet Foods, Treats and Other Products increased15.1% to $56.8 million. Net income increased 18.1% to $44.1 million and....More>>>
Remember how the Italian banking crisis threatened to bring down the eurozone financial system over the summer?
Fast forward four months and were at it again. This time its not the Italian lenders that are the main concern, but rather how they and the wider European political system will be impacted if Italians vote no in Sunday’s referendum.
August 30, 2016: Markets opened slightly higher Tuesday but equities dipped below the break-even line early and stayed there the rest of the day. The only sector trading higher late in the day was financials, with the telecom and consumer discretionary sectors leading the losers. Investors and traders likely have their eyes set on Friday’s report on non-farm payrolls. WTI crude oil for October....More>>>
News headlines about Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a sc
Prima plastics Ltd (PPL) recorded standalone sales growth of 19% YoY (~23% QoQ) largely driven by volume growth (I-direct estimate: ~14% YoY) in Q4FY18. The strong volume was on the back of capacity addition in FY17 at Ongole (Andhr
Media headlines about QuickLogic (NASDAQ:QUIK) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publi