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Aussie NBN delays are causing record number of complaints, says TIO Aussie NBN delays are causing record number of complaints, says TIO
- October 18, 2017

In response, NBN called the increase in complaints "unfortunate", but said there is a "direct correlation" between the pace of the rollout and the rise in complaints. In addition, 11,224 complaints were recorded about connection delays to nbn services, which represents 8.3 complaints per 1000 premises activated. Last week, the Australian government set a meeting with senior personnel from the NBN Co & ISPs to consider resolutions for the NBN Co's customer service issues. (more...)
Impax Labs down 9% premarket on Amneal Pharma merger Impax Labs down 9% premarket on Amneal Pharma merger
- October 18, 2017

The median estimate represents a -8.65% increase from the last price. For the week, the stock is performing -12.33%. Point72 Asset Management Limited Partnership owns 1.74 million shares. Impax Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:IPXL) has declined 49.01% since October 17, 2016 and is downtrending. WARNING: " Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Impax Laboratories , Inc". (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 18, 2017

Aimz Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Wipro Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $21.65B market cap company. PLM's SI was 3.04 million shares in October as released by FINRA. Cisco Systems, Inc . has a 50 day moving average of 32.80 and a 200 day moving average of 32.33. It has been assigned a low target price of $29 and a high target price of $40. (more...)
Senators reach deal to continue Obamacare insurance subsidy payments Senators reach deal to continue Obamacare insurance subsidy payments
- October 18, 2017

Trump has called Obamacare a failure and pushed for full repeal of the law. At the same time , in a proposal aimed at winning Republican support for the compromise, state governors, rather than state legislatures, would be given the right to approve insurance plans that provide "comparable affordability" to Obamacare plans on the market, Alexander said. (more...)
Hard Facts About Energy Transfer Equity, LP (NYSE:ETE)
- October 18, 2017

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. holds a total Debt Equity of *TBA * with the Long Term Debt/Equity of *TBA *. More notable recent Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE: ETE ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Energy Transfer's Rover Pipeline" on September 18, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: "Forget Energy Transfer Equity LP: Here Are 3 Better Dividend Stocks" published on October 05, 2017, Fool.com published: "2 Catalysts That Could Send Energy Transfer Partners LP ... (more...)
Earnings Approximations to Watch: ConocoPhillips (COP), American Express Company (AXP) Earnings Approximations to Watch: ConocoPhillips (COP), American Express Company (AXP)
- October 18, 2017

Investors are constantly attempting to find the next great stock to own. As of the end of the quarter Chesley Taft & Associates LLC had acquired a total of 1,476 shares growing its position 1.5%. American Express Company has a 12-month low of $59.78 and a 12-month high of $93.35. Following previous thoughts, shifting focus on performance of the American Express Company (NYSE: AXP ) that has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity. (more...)
Are Cagey Traders Interested in PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PYPL)? Are Cagey Traders Interested in PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PYPL)?
- October 17, 2017

The company had revenue of $3.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.09 billion. This illustrates a relatively optimistic outlook in the near term, with a relatively solid earnings per share growth rate of 69.93% over the next few years. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson beats earnings and revenue forecasts Johnson & Johnson beats earnings and revenue forecasts
- October 17, 2017

As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was downgraded by BTIG Research. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 13 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, August 27. More news for Patterson Companies, Inc. More interesting news about Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "Tesla Inc (TSLA) Bulls Are Fighting for Control as Earnings Approach" published on October 16, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news ... (more...)
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Analyzing Financial Health
- October 17, 2017

Over the past five trading sessions it is -3.15%; -0.87% for the month; -6.56% for the last quarter; -2.61% for the past six-months; and 12.3% for the last 12 months. Amer Money Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 45,643 shares. Neville Rodie Shaw Incorporated holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) for 17,468 shares. (more...)
Hard Facts About The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Hard Facts About The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO)
- October 17, 2017

The Gap, Inc. has 391.58 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.8. About 390,361 shares traded. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Monday. (more...)
Brexit reversal would boost United Kingdom growth, says OECD Brexit reversal would boost United Kingdom growth, says OECD
- October 17, 2017

A warning that a "disorderly Brexit" that sees negotiations between the European Union and United Kingdom cut short would send the exchange rate to new lows and see the UK's sovereign rating downgraded. The 140-page OECD report also says there's a need to improve productivity. "The Government can avoid this if they drop their ideological and self-imposed red lines and start negotiating for continued membership of both the single market and the customs union". (more...)
Technical Indicators Turn Indifferent For Liberty Global plc (LBTYK)
- October 17, 2017

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILAK) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of September. Liberty Global plc is maintained at an average outperform rating by 18 stock analysts, and there are at least 0% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. (more...)
Ryanair says Peter Bellew to return as chief operations officer Ryanair says Peter Bellew to return as chief operations officer
- October 17, 2017

But for Ryanair Bellew's return on December 1 comes as Europe's busiest airline is trying to recruit additional pilots and persuade existing pilots to stay with the offer of new, improved conditions to avoid a repeat of the cancellations . (more...)
Donald Trump's fortune slides by $600 million on Forbes wealth list
- October 17, 2017

The list from the magazine, which ranks the top 400 richest Americans, saw Trump fall 92 places to 248th, with his total wealth down $600m in comparison with previous year. We also learned about some debt they pulled down on [the Trump International Hotel]. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos , worth $81.5 billion, held on to the No. (more...)
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Stake Boosted by Pioneer Investment Management Inc UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Stake Boosted by Pioneer Investment Management Inc
- October 17, 2017

Analysts have placed a $211.22 price target on UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, suggesting a 9.71% gain from recent close. The 1-year high was reported on Oct, 17 by Barchart.com . The company has market cap of $5.34 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: the US, which includes the activities of its corporate office, the United Kingdom and Brazil. (more...)
Price Target Estimates for Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)
- October 17, 2017

As of the end of the quarter Cigna Investments Inc /new had disposed of a total of 303 shares trimming its stake by 0.7%. (NASDAQ: DISCA ) on Tuesday, September 26 to "Hold" rating. Therefore 67% are positive. Discovery Communications, Inc . has a one year low of $17.97 and a one year high of $29.18. $27's average target is 40.33% above currents $19.24 stock price. (more...)
The Exelixis' (EXEL) The Exelixis' (EXEL) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc
- October 17, 2017

Hessekiel now owns $6,460,178 of the stock according to the SEC filing. For the week, the stock is performing -3.70%. Traders are more bearish on the company lately if you watch the change in short interest. Exelixis (NASDAQ: EXEL ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.20 and is expected to be $0.27 for the current year with 293,904,000 shares now outstanding. (more...)
Schlumberger NV (SLB) Stake Lifted by Norris Perne & French LLP MI
- October 17, 2017

About 1.34M shares traded. The P/S ratio for Schlumberger Limited is 3.26. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. (NYSE:SLB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 21st. It worsened, as 99 investors sold SLB shares while 590 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 513 raised stakes. (NYSE:URI). Tci Wealth Advsr invested in 294 shares. (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (SIGI) Securities Analyst Recommendations: Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (SIGI)
- October 17, 2017

The East Coast Asset Management Llc holds 312,914 shares with $23.20M value, down from 316,981 last quarter. Colgate Palmolive Co now has $66.91 billion valuation. "While wholesale demand was soft at the start of the quarter, we saw a gradual recovery and expect continued improvement in the coming quarters", Colgate-Palmolive (India) managing director Issam Bachaalani said. (more...)
Harley-Davidson continues to find U.S. motorcycle market tough
- October 17, 2017

The business is expected to announce its next earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 17th. During the same period a year ago, the company earned $0.64 EPS. (NYSE:HOG) shares have been recently spotted -26.46% away from the 52-week high, and 2.41% away from the 52-week low mark. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 12th were paid a $0.365 dividend. (more...)
Macy's to open again on Thanksgiving Macy's to open again on Thanksgiving
- October 17, 2017

Macy's will keep their doors open on Thanksgiving , in the midst of debate whether stores should stay shut until Black Friday . The website confirmed with six stores across the country that Macy's will open at 5 p.m. However, we are sure to see more updates on store hours as we get closer to the Thanksgiving holiday and the shopping event that follows. Thanksgiving Day will be quieter compared to a year ago, according to marketing solutions firm Market Track. (more...)
Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Investment Increased by Hexavest Inc
- October 17, 2017

It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,308,239 shares of the company's stock valued at $86,226,000 after buying an additional 1,294,400 shares during the period. The Value Composite Two of Express Scripts Holding Company (NasdaqGS:ESRX) is 4. Therefore 67% are positive. The other 11, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Express Scripts Holding Company versus those who think you should sell it. (more...)
Hate crimes have surged in the United Kingdom since the Brexit referendum Hate crimes have surged in the United Kingdom since the Brexit referendum
- October 17, 2017

Despite the rise in hate crime, there remains a concern that prosecutions are dropping, but also an acknowledgment that courts do give tougher sentences for hate crime . In 2016-17, 52 per cent of cases involved "hostility on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity". Since the government began collecting such data in 2011/12, recorded hate crime has steadily increased, with the sharpest rise occurring in the a year ago. (more...)
Morgan Stanley smashes estimates on strength in wealth management Morgan Stanley smashes estimates on strength in wealth management
- October 17, 2017

Turning to The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), its shares were trading at $260.74 a retreat of $-1.17, on the trading floor. Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Morgan Stanley Q3 2017 earnings were released before opening bell this morning. The stock has a market capitalization of $89.88 billion, a PE ratio of 14.02 and a beta of 1.61. (more...)
Goldman Sachs shares gain as it smashes third quarter earnings estimates
- October 17, 2017

Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 3,221,215 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $739,978,000 after buying an additional 1,474,433 shares during the last quarter. It also reduced its holding in Prudential Finl Inc (NYSE:PRU) by 63,678 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 26,296 shares, and cut its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM). (more...)