December 19, 2016: Markets opened higher again Monday as investors intent on driving indexes to new highs and the DJIA above 20,000. A look at the S&P sectors shows telecoms and real-estate stocks the leading gainers, while energy and healthcare lag. WTI crude oil for January delivery settled at $52.12 a barrel, up about 0.4% on the day. February gold added 0.5% on the day to settle at $1,142.70. Equities were headed for a higher close shortly before the bell as the DJIA traded up 0.16% for the day, the S&P 500 traded up 0.11%, and the Nasdaq Composite traded up 0.23%.
The DJIA stock posting the largest daily percentage gain ahead of the close Monday was United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) traded up 2.08% at $110.78. The stock’s 52-week range is $83.39 to $111.69. Volume was about 10% below the daily average of around 3.6 million shares. The company’s stock was lifted from Neutral to Outperform by Credit Suisse analysts on Monday.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) which traded up 1.85% at $63.45. The stock’s 52-week range is $48.04 to $63.77, a new high set this morning. Volume was about 20% below the daily average of around 28 million shares. The company had no specific news.
Top Energy Stocks To Watch For 2018: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.(TTWO)
- [By Dan Caplinger]
For video-game maker Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO), the timely launch of new installments of franchise game series is critical. That’s why investors briefly panicked late Monday night, when Take-Two said that the much-anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2 would have its release delayed. That put even greater importance on the company’s earnings report to reassure investors of the game-maker’s future.
- [By Lee Jackson]
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) saw the CFO at the video gaming company shedding shares this past week. Lainie Goldstein sold 56,167 shares at prices that ranged from $49.27 to $50.01. The total for the sale was posted at $3 million. The stocktraded on Friday at $47.90, so a well-timed sale indeed.
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Satiating The Digital Desire
Unlike generations before them, today’s kids looks to digital games and content played on consoles and their smart devices to entertain them. With a limited number of quality game producers and this quickly growing audience, I believe Take-Two Interactive Software (Nasdaq: TTWO) is poised for another leg higher.
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Take-Two Interactive Software (Nasdaq: TTWO) is one of the world’s largest video game publishers on consoles (Xbox and PlayStation), PCs, smartphones and tablets. The firm’s two most popular products are Grand Theft Auto and NBA 2K, but it also has other popular games such as Civilization, Borderlands and Bioshock.
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Ubisoft is a French gamer company headquartered in Montreuil, France, not to be confused with Montreal, Quebec. This firm has subsidiaries all over the world, and you know their titles. How about “Assassin’s Creed,” “Prince of Persia,” “Far Cry,” and the Tom Clancy names. Yup, all these are theirs. Actually, in terms of revenue and market cap, this firm is fourth place in the Americas and Europe, behind Activision, Electronic Arts (EA) , and Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) .
- [By John Ballard]
Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO) has been on a roll in the last several years following extremely strong sales of Grand Theft Auto V. Even after a 300% gain over the last five years, the stock still trades for a reasonableforward price-to-earnings ratio of 24 times fiscal 2018 earnings estimates.Let’s review the important drivers for the video game company in the year ahead and beyond.
Top Energy Stocks To Watch For 2018: Nortek Inc.(NTK)
- [By Logan Wallace]
News coverage about Nortek (NASDAQ:NTK) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nortek earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 47.1103071190091 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Top Energy Stocks To Watch For 2018: Lands' End, Inc.(LE)
- [By Monica Gerson]
Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ: LE) is estimated to report its quarterly earnings at $0.02 per share on revenue of $293.24 million.
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- [By Max Byerly]
Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) CMO Gill Brown Hong bought 1,525 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $22.20 per share, with a total value of $33,855.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief marketing officer now owns 3,425 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $76,035. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.
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These are the top 5 holdings of Bruce BerkowitzThe St. Joe Co (JOE) – 25,484,557 shares, 48.67% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 4.44%Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) – 28,864,348 shares, 26.05% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.18%Seritage Growth Properties (SRG) – 3,807,150 shares, 16.27% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 3.82%Lands’ End Inc (LE) – 2,855,900 shares, 4.33% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 12.86%Sears Canada Inc (SRSCQ) – 21,562,974 shares, 1.76% of the total portfolio. Sh