- Current graphite electrode stock prices significantly below fair value - The current slowdown in the graphite electrode industry is a blip - EAF route preference for steel production favours graphite electrode demand
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
Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), the largest mobile chipmaker in the world, was once considered a sound investment for conservative investors. Its sales of mobile chipsets generated a stable stream of revenue, and its portfolio of wireless patents — which gave it a cut of every smartphone sold worldwide — supported its bottom line growth.
Qualcomm might initially seem like an attractive....More>>>
April 24, 2018: Markets opened higher again Tuesday but soon sank to losses and just kept falling throughout the trading session. The yield on 10-year Treasury bonds finally topped 3% early this morning and combined with lackluster earnings and cautious guidance from some blue chippers, stocks never had a chance to fly higher. Home prices rose sharply again and sales of new homes also posted a solid....More>>>
Citigroup’s Alastair Syme and team argue that the earnings from big oil companies like Chevron (CVX), Total (TOT) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) will be bad…real bad. But that won’t stop the stocks from outperforming. They explain why:
Negative headlines, positive performance: We expect the majority of Big Oil companies to post negative 1Q16 earnings,....More>>>
International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) reported its Third Quarter 2017 Results on Tuesday, November 14th, much to the delight of investors. Shares ended the day up 15% as the company reported earnings of $0.40/share vs. expectations of $0.24/share. The casino equipment maker’s stock was having a lackluster year but is now nearing its 52-week high of $32.07.
When the time comes to retire, you’ll need to find an income source to replace your salary. Unless you live an extraordinarily frugal lifestyle, Social Security benefits alone won’t cut it (although they will definitely help). Arranging for one or (preferably) more of the following options can ensure you enjoy a long and well-funded retirement, but note that some of these investments....More>>>
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>>>
Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) was one of the best initial public offerings we have seen in some time. Shares had risen as high as almost $71.00 after the IPO was at $15.00 per share in June. After huge gains, it is not unusual to see shareholders and insiders wanting to take some cash home. Now some investors are going to have to consider ifthis 7 million share underwritten secondary offering at $40.00....More>>>
A rather unusual thing has just happened with Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF). The company issued a press release which stated that Barron’s and Axiom Capital Management issued materially misleading statements regarding Cliffs’ CEO share purchases. Cliffs stated that it believed that the materially misleading statements were an intentional attempt to manipulate Cliffs’....More>>>
I’m getting questions from readers about Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF), and I guess it’s high time for pre-earnings update. CLF stock has recently been dragged down by major downside in iron ore prices. Technical factors (the successful downside breakout of the $8.30 level) also contributed to the downside. In my view, it is highly unlikely that any major support catalyst....More>>>
Q. My employer is spinning off one of its divisions into a separate company. I've been offered a choice to stay with the parent company or accept a role in the spinoff. I'm torn between the two and would appreciate some Foolish perspective. Any advice?
Wall Street brokerages expect AK Steel Holding Co. (NYSE:AKS) to post earnings of $0.13 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for AK Steel’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.10 and the highest
When you work in an office, germs are unavoidable -- especially during the winter months, when there always seems to be something going around. But it's not just germs that might be plaguing you physically when you're trying to plug away at your desk. It could be that your office itself is makin
A few months ago, the 2019 outlook for the oil market among service company CEOs was decidedly bullish. Clay Williams, the CEO of oilfield equipment giant National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), was among those oil bulls. He stated in his company's third-quarter earnings report in late October that "