Brokerages expect Quidel Co. (NASDAQ:QDEL) to announce $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for Quidel’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.91 and the highest is $1.15. Quidel reported earnings per sha
Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.45-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.49.
Several research firms have recently weighed in on WTR. Macquarie set
In this weekend's Barron's cover story, Jack Bogle shares his views on the future of the fund industry.
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Mark Carney may be wondering at times if less is more when he speaks to financial markets.
After a bruising month that’s seen his own signals on interest rates questioned and one of his deputies forced to apologize for calling the economy menopausal, communication is once again a hot topic for the Bank of England governor.
Carney, who arrived at the BOE in 2013 with forward....More>>>
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I have taken a long break since I last wrote on my favorite holding, Career Education Corporation (CECO). Every article I’ve written has received, at best, a lukewarm response. Few seem interested, least of which Wall Street. On the last two earnings calls, no analysts were present. The company continues to get no serious research; almost nobody but myself actually....More>>>
Q: The stock market seems to be reaching new record highs every day. Are there any stocks that still look cheap?
Corporate earnings have exhibited pretty impressive growth as a whole over the past few years, so the market’s performance is somewhat justified. However, many stocks do look to be rather expensive right now — particularly in the tech sector. Yet some bargains remain.
Has Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) moved so far from R&D and product development within its most core franchise, HIV/AIDS, that it has forgotten to protect those crown jewels quite as thoroughly as it might? Clearly, its HIV/AIDS franchise is strong and probably getting stronger. Yet ViiV is challenging it and in some ways, as shown below, it may be that GILD has ignored that challenge....More>>>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) shares are on a tear, and the company’s first-quarter financial results show that management is making headway in paying down debt. However, the business itself continues to sputter, and ultimately this rally could be short-lived if sales can’t find their footing.
The good news
Valeanthas been struggling to offset declining sales following....More>>>
Over the past 12 months, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) has risen by approximately 23%. As we enter 2017, investors must ask themselves whether these returns will continue or can they find better returns elsewhere. In my view, Las Vegas Sands’ shares are going to come under pressure in 2017, because dividend investors may begin to realize that the dividend does not have room to grow for reasons....More>>>
CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) reported its fourth-quarter financial results on Thursday. The big pharmacy services company beat its guidance, helped primarily by a strong performance from its pharmacy benefits management (PBM) segment. The bar had been lowered, however, because CVS reduced its fourth-quarter projections three months ago in light of contract losses to Walgreens Boot Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA).
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group in a research note issued on Friday. They currently have a GBX 341 ($4.46) target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Je
Wall Street brokerages predict that First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) will post $803.50 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for First Solar’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $782.50 million to $828.50 million. First Solar reporte
Canton Hathaway LLC lowered its stake in shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) by 5.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,275 shares of the financial services provider’s sto
Cenovus Energy Inc (NYSE:CVE) (TSE:CVE) – Analysts at Cormark cut their Q1 2019 earnings estimates for Cenovus Energy in a note issued to investors on Thursday, February 14th. Cormark analyst A. Arif now expects that the oil and gas company will post earnings of $0.02 per share