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Q2 2017 Sentiment Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV)
- September 22, 2017

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -0.76%. It is down 37.63% since September 21, 2016 and is uptrending. The consensus target price is $54.82 with 6 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 6 brokers rating the stock a buy, 4 firms rating the stock a hold, 0 firms rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 firms rating the stock a sell. (more...)
Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI)
- September 22, 2017

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 3,714 shares of the auto parts company's stock valued at $161,000 after purchasing an additional 150 shares during the period. The stock had a trading volume of 966,011 shares. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $41.63 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.69. The stock touched 52-week High of $46.17 on 11/28/16 and 52-week Low of $36.74 on 08/18/17. (more...)
Analyst's Rankings to Lookout: AT&T Inc. (T), Ford Motor Company (F)
- September 22, 2017

Alpha Windward LLC now owns 5,542 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $194,000 after purchasing an additional 125 shares during the last quarter. The firm had revenue of $36.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37.67 billion. Ford Motor's revenue was down.5% compared to the same quarter previous year. (more...)
Quarterly Financial Update for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)
- September 22, 2017

The institutional investor held 14,162 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $793,000, down from 2.05M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Liability reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ). Overall, the share price is up 8.64% so far this year. (more...)
Dollar shines, Asian shares slip after Fed signals Dec rate hike
- September 22, 2017

The US Federal Reserve is expected to hold fire on rates on Wednesday when it concludes its scheduled policy meeting, but should give clues on future moves. Current Fed policy requires the central bank to reinvest the proceeds from maturing bonds . That kept interest rates artificially low for the past nine years. (more...)
Arsenal forward Welbeck out for at least one month Arsenal forward Welbeck out for at least one month
- September 22, 2017

Having undergone a preliminary scan on Monday, the England global is set for a second scan today to give a definitive assessment of his groin injury according to reports. As you might have heard I'm suffering from a minor inflammation of my knee'. 'It will be a similar team to the one that played against Cologne, ' Wenger added. (more...)
Stocks gain slightly, dollar slips as investors await Fed
- September 22, 2017

Officials also said they plan to start unwinding the at the US central bank's $4.5 trillion balance sheet next month by reducing its bond holdings, which will gradually increase long-term borrowing rates. Indeed, they don't expect to hit the 2% target until 2019, which is fortunate in a way as it provides them with nearly maximum optionality about the pace and nature of the policy tightening cycle which started in 2015. (more...)
Golar LNG Partners LP Represen (NASDAQ:GMLP) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
- September 22, 2017

Di Fronzo Pascal W had sold 6,702 shares worth $571,457 on Wednesday, March 29. The company was initiated on Friday, December 11 by Credit Suisse. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, June 1 by Nordea. Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 18,291 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Aqr Capital invested in 0% or 73,980 shares. HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC now owns 1,567,493 shares of the shipping company's stock valued at $34,877,000 after purchasing an additional 693,185 shares during the period. (more...)
Ryanair's Flight Cancellation Fallout Ryanair's Flight Cancellation Fallout
- September 22, 2017

The offer was made in an effort to plug gaps in the pilot roster due to a backlog of annual leave. The bonus was apparently contingent on pilots having logged at least 800 flight hours over the course of the previous year, but the letter claims few pilots will meet this threshold. (more...)
Schroder Investment Management Group Grows Holdings in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
- September 22, 2017

The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. Morgan Stanley India Investment Fund Inc (IIF) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 57.03. (more...)
Even More Character Trailers Released for Call of Duty Even More Character Trailers Released for Call of Duty
- September 21, 2017

In terms of what we do have though: we have profiles of Private Ronald "Red Daniels, a Texan and the main playable character of the game". Publisher Activision has released the first cinematic trailer for their next entry in their long-running Call of Duty series, Call of Duty : WWII . (more...)
RRRC: No Rohingya refugee has died of starvation so far RRRC: No Rohingya refugee has died of starvation so far
- September 21, 2017

Henshaw said Wednesday's announcement brought the total USA aid to Myanmar refugees, including Rohingya, to almost $95 million in fiscal year 2017. A refugee crisis has been mounting since August when state authorities and the military cracked down on the impoverished Myanmar coastal Rakhine state, which is home to an estimated one million Rohingya. (more...)
(XOM) Stake Raised by Hanson & Doremus Investment Management
- September 21, 2017

As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.4. XOM's profit would be $3.69 billion giving it 23.14 P/E if the $0.87 EPS is correct. That brings Reinemund's holdings to $0 as reported to the SEC. About 3.60 million shares traded. Boeing Co Com (NYSE:BA) was reduced too. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th were paid a dividend of $0.77 per share. (more...)
Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) Valuation According To Analysts
- September 21, 2017

About 3.76M shares traded. (NYSE: MRK ) has risen 16.86% since September 20, 2016 and is uptrending. Based on the latest notes released to investors, 4 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 9 analysts "outperform", 7 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 1 analysts "sell". (more...)
Nomura Trims USG Corporation (USG) Target Price to $31.00
- September 21, 2017

The company was maintained on Thursday, October 20 by Barclays Capital. Northland Capital maintained the shares of LPSN in report on Friday, June 23 with "Buy" rating. The Company's segments include Gypsum, Ceilings and USG Boral Building Products (UBBP). Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or Price to Earnings ratio. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler recalling 494417 Ram trucks for safety issue Fiat Chrysler recalling 494417 Ram trucks for safety issue
- September 21, 2017

Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks with 6.7-liter engines from model years 2013-2017 may have been affected, according to the Fiat investigation. They said they weren't aware of any injuries or accidents related to the recall, and that they no longer use the water pump in question in new vehicles. (more...)
(BBY) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank AG
- September 21, 2017

As of quarter end Armistice Capital, LLC had acquired a total of 50,000 shares growing its position 33.3%. If BBY is undervalued and the market situation is in decline stage, it might be a good investment too. This dividend represents a yield of $2.33. Best Buy Co.'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 35.88%. Also, VP Mathew Watson sold 1,129 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 5th. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Stake Acquired By Argus Investors Counsel
- September 21, 2017

Boston Partners increased its holdings in shares of Cisco Systems by 304.2% in the first quarter. Lastly, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a "neutral" recommendation on stocks of Cisco Systems in a study note on early Mon, Jun 26th. Maverick Cap stated it has 40,180 shares. Mason Street Advsr Lc invested in 3,528 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cisco Systems, Inc designs and sells a range of products, provides services and delivers integrated solutions to develop and connect networks around ... (more...)
KB Home CEO's Kathy Griffin rant earns him a pay cut KB Home CEO's Kathy Griffin rant earns him a pay cut
- September 21, 2017

Last year, Mr. Mezger earned almost $9 million in total compensation, making him the fifth-highest paid chief executive among publicly traded homebuilding companies in the United States, according to Builder magazine. Mr. Mezger's rant stemmed from a strained relationship with Ms. Griffin and Mr. Bick, who live in the same upscale gated community. But she is later heard saying, "What's going on", at which point Mezger starts directing his attention to her, calling her a "bitch" and a "bald ... (more...)
Food and drink companies to standardise date labels by 2020 Food and drink companies to standardise date labels by 2020
- September 21, 2017

Companies agreeing to the measures include: Tesco, Kellogg, Walmart, Campbell Soup, Bimbo, Pick n Pay, Nestlé, Carrefour and Unilever. In addition to the product labels, the call to action recommends that companies partner with nonprofit organizations and government agencies to educate consumers about how to interpret date labels. (more...)
Death Wish Coffee recalls canned range over potential botulism risk Death Wish Coffee recalls canned range over potential botulism risk
- September 21, 2017

The company, which is based in Round Lake, New York, said it was halting production of its Cold Brew cans until an extra step is added to their manufacturing process to address the botulism risk. "Our customers' safety is of paramount importance and Death Wish Coffee is taking this significant, proactive step to ensure that the highest-quality, safest and, of course, strongest coffee products we produce are of industry-exceeding standards", said Mike Brown, founder/owner of Death Wish Coffee ... (more...)
The world's richest woman dies The world's richest woman dies
- September 21, 2017

Bettencourt, who lived in Neuilly, a suburb west of Paris, was the only child of L'Oreal SA founder Eugene Schueller, and owned about one-third of the company's shares. She stepped down at 89, and was replaced by her grandson amid a bitter legal dispute with her daughter, who argued Bettencourt was not mentally competent to handle her own affairs. (more...)
Yes, Bill Gates regrets Ctrl+Alt+Delete Yes, Bill Gates regrets Ctrl+Alt+Delete
- September 21, 2017

Gates, while revealing his dislike of the command, said if he could go back and change anything about the software that made him a multi-billionaire it would be to add the ability to perform the command using only a single key, according to International Business Times. (more...)
Protesters storm cargo ship to keep VW diesel vehicles out of Britain Protesters storm cargo ship to keep VW diesel vehicles out of Britain
- September 21, 2017

Greenpeace volunteers in kayaks and boats board a 23,498-tonne ship on a major import route bringing Volkswagen diesel cars into the UK. Most have now left but two remain on site, holding several thousand auto keys, and will remain there until the ship returns to Germany, a spokesman said. (more...)
Dollar Rebounds as FOMC Meeting Makes Case for Profit Taking Dollar Rebounds as FOMC Meeting Makes Case for Profit Taking
- September 21, 2017

The U.S. central bank is set to announce the start of a plan to trim its $4.5-trillion portfolio of assets, much of it amassed in response to the 2007-09 financial collapse, marking another milestone in bringing the crisis-era measures to an end. (more...)