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Should You Buy Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) On Current Analyst Views? Should You Buy Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) On Current Analyst Views?
- August 03, 2017

Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY increased its stake in Geron Corporation by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 275,028 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $569,000 after buying an additional 12,078 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula after North Korea missile test U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula after North Korea missile test
- August 03, 2017

Acknowledging this Rex Tillerson , Secretary of State called North Korea for a dialogue on Tuesday. The B-1B flight was in direct response to the missile test and the previous July 3 launch of the "Hwansong-14" rocket, the USA statement said. (more...)
China Services PMI Slips To 51.5 In July - Caixin China Services PMI Slips To 51.5 In July - Caixin
- August 03, 2017

Inflation of both input and output prices rose in July. Firms reported an increase in orders from clients in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East. "Worries about Brexit, the United Kingdom economy and post-election uncertainty can be seen across the construction sector", said Duncan Brock at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, which co-authored the report. (more...)
Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) Rating Reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus
- August 03, 2017

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Finally, Falcon Point Capital LLC boosted its position in shares of Oclaro by 27.3% in the first quarter. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark law. (more...)
NPD sends Site C to BC Utilities Commission for review NPD sends Site C to BC Utilities Commission for review
- August 03, 2017

Utilities Commission will look at whether B.C. Hydro is on target to complete the hydroelectric dam project within budget by 2024. The NDP campaigned on sending the project to the commission, a practice that was once standard in B.C., before the previous Liberal government's clean energy laws allowed some major projects to bypass the regulatory agency. (more...)
Republicans Would Still Back Trump If He Ousted Attorney General Republicans Would Still Back Trump If He Ousted Attorney General
- August 03, 2017

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the conversation. Advocates warned the shift would crowd federal prisons and strain Justice Department resources. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), one of the candidates vying for Sessions' old Senate seat , said he was anxious about the potential effect on illegal immigration. (more...)
Analyst Opinion Summary: The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), DR Horton, Inc. (DHI)
- August 03, 2017

It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. After having $1.00 EPS previously, Toronto-Dominion Bank's analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. Weaver C. Barksdale & Associates Inc. More interesting news about Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) were released by: Fool.ca and their article: "Should You Buy Toronto-Dominion Bank or Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Today?" published on August 01, 2017 as well as Fool.ca's news article titled: "Toronto-Dominion Bank vs. (more...)
Cardinal Health Inc Announces 12% Gain In Q4 Earnings Cardinal Health Inc Announces 12% Gain In Q4 Earnings
- August 03, 2017

After adjusting to exclude 1-time items, earnings per share were $1.31, ahead of the $1.24 consensus on Wall Street, where analysts were expecting to see revenue of $32.7 billion. Prudential Fincl has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH). If you are accessing this report on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright & trademark law. (more...)
Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Shares Sold by Comerica Securities Inc Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Shares Sold by Comerica Securities Inc
- August 03, 2017

Caterpillar has a 12-month low of $79.93 and a 12-month high of $114.90. Caterpillar Inc . (NYSE: CAT ) has risen 47.53% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Caterpillar from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $107.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday, April 10th. (more...)
GVC Holdings PLC (LON:GVC) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt GVC Holdings PLC (LON:GVC) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt
- August 03, 2017

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Monday, June 12, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Credit Suisse Ag reported 200,301 shares. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, July 27 by Numis Securities. (more...)
Analyst's Predictions on Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA), Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
- August 03, 2017

ASNA's SI was 50.09 million shares in August as released by FINRA. By historical standards, Ascena Retail Group, Inc . (NASDAQ:ASNA) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. (more...)
Cypress Development Corp (CYP.V) Technicals Take Center Stage
- August 03, 2017

Taking a peek at some moving average levels on shares of Ishares Global Monthly D (CYH.A.TO), the 200-day is at 16.59, the 50-day is 18.11, and the 7-day is sitting at 19.12. Another technical indicator that might serve as a powerful resource for measuring trend strength is the Average Directional Index or ADX. Cypress Development Corp (CYP.V)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at 50.00. (more...)
TNB Financial Sells 1756 Shares of Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
- August 03, 2017

Security National Bank & Trust Of So Dak invested in 1,220 shares. AutoNation, Inc. (AN) has declined 14.65% since August 2, 2016 and is downtrending. Since February 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 sales for $7.50 million activity. In other news, insider Jared Watkin sold 552 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 15th. (more...)
TX Has $557000 Position in Western Gas Partners, LP (NYSE:WES)
- August 03, 2017

JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,696,549 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $102,557,000 after buying an additional 378,167 shares during the period. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, June 17 by MUFG. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of WGP in report on Friday, April 21 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Local law enforcement leaders speak out against Trump's statement on police brutality
- August 03, 2017

Addressing law enforcement officers last week at New York's Suffolk County Community College, Trump said, "When you see these thugs thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in - rough - I said, 'Please don't be too nice.' Like when you guys put somebody in the vehicle, and you're protecting their head, you know, the way you put your hand over, like, don't hit their head and they just killed somebody, I said, 'You can take the hand away, OK?'" "When you see these thugs ... (more...)
Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Amkor Technology, Inc. (AMKR)
- August 03, 2017

UBS Group AG now owns 10,760 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 2,164 shares in the last quarter. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that Amkor Technology, Inc. will post $0.80 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (UCTT)
- August 03, 2017

During last 3 month it remained at 13.67%. The company has market cap of $189.41 million. Some investors may look for consistency, while others may be interested in unusual activity. "With elevated WFE spending challenging the supply chain, UCT once again delivered another exceptional quarter, exceeding both our top and bottom line expectations", stated Jim Scholhamer, President and CEO. (more...)
U.S. dollar wallows near 14-month lows U.S. dollar wallows near 14-month lows
- August 03, 2017

The euro hit $1.1868, its highest level against the dollar since January 2015. Shorting the dollar has been a popular trade this year as deepening US political uncertainty has kept the greenback on the defensive. Two-year U.S. bond yields are now yielding 200 basis points more than their German counterparts, seven basis points more from a month ago. LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - The euro slipped on Monday, moving away from 2-1/2 year highs, as investors consolidated positions after euro zone ... (more...)
Sabra Healthcare REIT, Inc. (SBRA) Lifted to Hold at BidaskClub
- August 03, 2017

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 18.28% per annum. Voc Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) had a decrease of 13.09% in short interest. ACN's SI was 10.46 million shares in August as released by FINRA. Sabra Health Care REIT Inc's Wall Street analysts see 5.66 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.53 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, It is up 23.68% since August 2, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Revenue Approximations Analysis: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
- August 03, 2017

Investec Asset Management Ltd sold 1.24 million shares as Honeywell International Inc (HON)'s stock rose 5.49%. 05/01/2017 - Chesapeake Energy Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at SunTrust. EPE has been the subject of several other reports. In other Chesapeake Energy Corporation news, Director R Brad Martin purchased 20,400 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 23rd. (more...)
IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP) Shares Up 9% After Earnings Beat
- August 03, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating by Vertical Research given on Friday, April 15. Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) trades at $105.28 having a market capitalization of $9.14 billion. Zacks Investment Research raised IPG Photonics Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $152.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, May 4th. (more...)
Asset Dedication LLC Has $1.49 Million Position in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)
- August 03, 2017

It has underperformed by 77.69% the S&P500. Current trade price levels places UNH's stock about -0.62% away from the 52-week high and closed 44.88% away from the 52-week low. Robecosam Ag invested in 77,712 shares. As of quarter end Pictet Asset Management Ltd had acquired 830,111 shares growing its position 18,069.5%. 53 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. (more...)
Church & Dwight Company, Inc. (CHD) Position Lowered by Wedgewood Investors Inc. PA
- August 03, 2017

During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.43 earnings per share. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/08/02/church-dwight-company-inc-chd-lifted-to-buy-at-zacks-investment-research-updated-updated-updated.html. (more...)
FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) Shares Gap Up After Strong Earnings FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) Shares Gap Up After Strong Earnings
- August 03, 2017

Meyer Jeffrey D bought $8,162 worth of stock or 304 shares. The company's market cap is $2.61 billion. The stock rose 1.01% or $0.15 reaching $14.84 per share. National Bank Of America De reported 10,068 shares. First Midwest Bancshares Tru Division holds 0.07% or 47,280 shares. Glg Prns Limited Partnership invested 0.03% in FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE). (more...)
Weight Watchers International Inc (NYSE:WTW) Reviewed By Analysts Weight Watchers International Inc (NYSE:WTW) Reviewed By Analysts
- August 03, 2017

It closed at $35.74 lastly. UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 83.38% the S&P500. (NYSE: WTW ). Credit Suisse Ag reported 52,002 shares. Invictus RG purchased a new stake in shares of Weight Watchers International during the first quarter valued at about $158,000. (more...)