Marcus Co. (NYSE:MCS) – Stock analysts at Barrington Research reduced their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Marcus in a research note issued on Tuesday, April 17th. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.28
As expected, OPEC and non-OPEC extended oil production cuts until December 2018 with adjustment possible during the June 2018 meeting. Major offshore drillers — including Transocean (RIG), Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO), Rowan (RDC), Ensco (ESV) and Noble Corp. (NE) — rallied on the news. Here are my views on whether this rally has chances to continue.
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The performance of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) stock over the past decade appears rather unimpressive. Over the past ten years, including dividends, XOM stock has returned 49% — total. That’s an average return of just 4% per year, well below the S&P 500. Over the past five years, the news is even worse. Exxon Mobil stock has declined over that period. Including dividends,....More>>>
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) is usually viewed as a natural-gas play, but Citigroup’s Robert Morris and David Zutter contend that Chesapeake is “determined to disprove [the] perception” that it can’t meet oil production targets. They explain:
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U.S. equities mostly finished lower on Thursday as the bulls cooled their heels after a multi-day push to new record highs. Hopes for a bipartisan deal on taxes dimmed slightly after President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats differed on whether border wall funding would be part of the agreement.
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August 29, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.08% at 2,446.29. The DJIA closed up 0.26% at 21,865.89 and the Nasdaq closed up 0.30% at 6,301.89.
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Shale oil producer Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) is all set to benefit from an improvement in oil prices going forward as the company has managed to reduce its losses even in a challenging environment due to its cost control. In fact, driven by its focus on reducing costs, Whiting was recently upgraded by Stifel to “Buy” from “Hold” with a price target of $15. This implies....More>>>
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged about 240 points and the S&P 500 dropped 1.2% with financials falling over 2.5%. I think the selloff was due to concerns about Trump’s policies not having the magical effects the markets are counting on. I also think it had a lot to do with Rep. Kevin Brady’s....More>>>
As I mentioned earlier this week, the market has transformed from a straight shot moneymaking bull market machine into more of a runaway train headed for untested track in near-zero visibility conditions. Take what you know and throw it -- along with most of your logic -- out the window.
Wall Street brokerages expect Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSIT) to post $1.53 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for Insight Enterprises’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $1.54 billion and the lowest is $
The stock chart says that shares of U.S. Silica Holdings (NYSE:SLCA) have lost one-quarter of their value in 2018 and 47% in the last year alone. The frack sand leader's operational performance in 2017 says that doesn't make any sense.
Last year, the business delivered record revenue and