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Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Upgraded to Buy at Societe Generale Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Upgraded to Buy at Societe Generale
- October 22, 2017

Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Philip Morris International's FY2018 earnings at $5.25 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $5.76 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $5.76 EPS. Jefferies Group LLC decreased their price objective on Philip Morris International from $120.00 to $116.00 and set a hold rating for the company in a report on Thursday, October 12th. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Receives Buy Rating from Needham & Company LLC
- October 22, 2017

In other news, insider Dennis M. Durkin sold 160,000 shares of Activision Blizzard stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 11th. About 133,264 shares traded. Wedbush maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, February 12 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Sunday, August 6 report. (more...)
New MAB CEO appointment should be welcomed, says PM New MAB CEO appointment should be welcomed, says PM
- October 21, 2017

Bellew, who was previously Ryanair's director of flight operations, joined the Malaysian flag carrier in 2015 as its chief operating officer. Peter Bellew announced his departure from Malaysia Airlines this week as he takes up an appointment at his previous employer Ryanair. (more...)
Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Needle Ticks 4.15% For the Week Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Needle Ticks 4.15% For the Week
- October 21, 2017

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ) shares have moved 4.15% on the week. Soros Fund Limited Liability Corp reported 476,713 shares or 1.28% of all its holdings. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 2 to "Buy". Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, November 5 report. (more...)
NEW 9/11 ATTACK Is Currently Being Planned ISIS AND AL-QAEDA NEW 9/11 ATTACK Is Currently Being Planned ISIS AND AL-QAEDA
- October 21, 2017

When asked how the USA is tackling the threat of another 9/11-style atrocity, she said: 'We have worked on some strong measures that we can't talk about. She said that the number of foreign fighters returning to the USA has declined, while homegrown terrorists are on the increase. 'We do have some terrorist groups on the move, you just saw the take-over of Raqqa and so if we can keep them declining and moving they have less time to sit and prepare'. (more...)
The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 21, 2017

The technical setup for the stock is informed by some strong movement data that has occurred over the past several months. Moving average is popular technical tool and can be customized to any time frame, suiting both long term investors and short-term traders. (more...)
EPS for Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) Expected At $0.29
- October 21, 2017

The company's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 0.47 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 5.18, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 8.35. (NYSE: NLY ). Horrell Mgmt Incorporated reported 4,000 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag owns 0.02% invested in Annaly Capital Management, Inc . Reilly Financial Advsr stated it has 0.01% in Annaly Capital Management, Inc . (more...)
Linking bank accounts to Aadhaar mandatory, confirms RBI Linking bank accounts to Aadhaar mandatory, confirms RBI
- October 21, 2017

The confusion spread when MoneyLife filed an RTI to RBI asking if the apex bank took permission from the Supreme Court of India before making the Aadhaar and bank account link mandatory. Reports in media were doing the rounds which stated that it is not mandatory for the Aadhar card to be linked with bank accounts but RBI has made an official statement over it. (more...)
Many can't afford their own health care Many can't afford their own health care
- October 21, 2017

The Trump administration has drastically reduced the advertising budget for the ACA by 90 percent. Sadly, for too many of those Americans, the only way they can enter the free market is with the federal government paying 100 percent of their premiums for high deductible plans, and for those going uninsured, clearly more generous subsidies are needed. (more...)
Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI)
- October 21, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Brookfield Asset Management Inc increased Kinder Morgan Inc Del ( KMI ) stake by 4.3% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. As of quarter end Rockefeller Financial Services Inc had sold 3,147 shares trimming its stake by 0.8%. Blue Financial Cap accumulated 18,994 shares. (more...)
Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) shows Price to Sale ratio of 0
- October 21, 2017

A total of 17 analysts have released a report on the company. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Fitbit in a report on Thursday, September 14th. The Firm has ATR of 0.24 that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low; ATR expands it to yesterday's closing price. Also, Director Jon Callaghan sold 15,000 shares of Fitbit stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM Modi over Mersal Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at PM Modi over Mersal
- October 21, 2017

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a Rajya Sabha MP who is part of NDA, also took potshots at Gandhi. Now, social media experts have revealed that Rahul Gandhi's popularity may be due to automatic bots being used. Taking a dig at PM Narendra Modi , Rahul wrote, "Modi ji quick; looks like President Trump needs another hug". Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani accused automated bots mass retweeting Gandhi's tweets. (more...)
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week
- October 21, 2017

They expect $0.68 earnings per share, up 1.49% or $0.01 from last year's $0.67 per share. The company had a trading volume of 1,990,402 shares. Cisco Systems, Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MPC in report on Thursday, June 1 with "Buy" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Colliers International Group Inc (NASDAQ:CIGI) rating on Wednesday, October 28. (more...)
Burger King Punks Own Customers In Anti-Bullying PSA Burger King Punks Own Customers In Anti-Bullying PSA
- October 21, 2017

Most of the diners don't get involved - that is, until their own meal is served. In the almost three-minute produced in-store video, the QSR attempts to make an analogy between an in-store display of bullying among a group of high school boys and the "bullying" (more accurately, employee's mangling) of a burger before it is served in the same restaurant's kitchen. (more...)
Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC) Quarterly Sales Review
- October 21, 2017

SRC's SI was 11.96 million shares in October as released by FINRA. Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0.05% or 329,916 shares. It has a return on equity (ROE) of 1.80%. In current trading day Alamos Gold Inc. Cetera Ltd accumulated 50,599 shares. Analysts await White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd (NYSE:WTM) to report earnings on November, 1. (more...)
Strategic Wealth Advisors Groupinc Has Upped Merck & Co INC (MRK) Holding
- October 21, 2017

The stock rose 0.15% or $0.1 reaching $63.87. About 3.78 million shares traded. (NYSE: MRK ) has risen 16.86% since October 21, 2016 and is uptrending. On July 17 Deutsche Bank kept the stock rating at "Hold" and moved up the price target from $64.00 to $66.00. (NYSE: MRK ) on Tuesday, March 15 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
- October 21, 2017

Hudock Cap reported 0.7% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corp. The company had a trading volume of 7,848,323 shares. Shares of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) traded up 0.85% in the last session while performance was up 56.75% in the last five days. (more...)
Billionaire Democrat Launches TV Ads Pushing to Impeach Trump Billionaire Democrat Launches TV Ads Pushing to Impeach Trump
- October 21, 2017

Steyer's investment comes as he considers a run for political office against USA senator Dianne Feinstein, a fellow Democrat. Steyer calls the president risky and mentally unstable and implores Americans to push their members of Congress to visit the website needtoimpeach.com and sign a petition. (more...)
Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in US Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in US
- October 21, 2017

Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Intel Corp, Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], IBM Corp, Marriott International Inc and other top USA companies are listed as members, one of the documents shows. A signup form for the group reported that roughly 72 percent of the top 25 Fortune 500 companies employ DACA beneficiaries. Back in the beginning of September, tech CEOs like Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai and Tim Cook of Apple were among the signatories ... (more...)
Research Ratings: United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL), Transocean Ltd. (RIG)
- October 21, 2017

Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Accern also gave press coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 47.0790393091519 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. (more...)
Exane Derivatives Bought A Little More Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Stock
- October 21, 2017

Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Sheets Smith Wealth Management holds 2.79% of its portfolio in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) for 112,479 shares. Causeway Capital Management Lc reported 4.81 million shares. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Rose While Foundry Partners LLC Boosted Stake Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Rose While Foundry Partners LLC Boosted Stake
- October 21, 2017

Mairs & Power Inc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 3.26 million shares. It is up 2.47% since October 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. Arrow Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. Renaissance Techs Limited Company owns 6.13 million shares for 1.04% of their portfolio. Hendley And reported 60,972 shares. (more...)
Australia closed the last auto plant Holden Australia closed the last auto plant Holden
- October 21, 2017

The end came quickly, in just 12 months. He pointed to the continued strength of the Australian dollar, high production costs, and a small domestic market that is both competitive and fragmented. The V8 Holden Commodore has sold in the United States since 2013 as the Chevrolet SS. Holden will now import all its vehicles with plans to launch 24 new models by 2020. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Sees New 52-Week High
- October 21, 2017

The stock rose 0.15% or $0.14 reaching $96.19. About 1,457 shares traded. AbbVie Inc . ( AbbVie ), launched on April 10, 2012, is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. North Star Inv has 62,113 shares. AbbVie Inc .'s institutional ownership is 70.8%, while its institutional transactions stand at -0.01%. Massmutual Trust Commerce Fsb Adv holds 101,650 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (more...)
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Shares Sold by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board
- October 21, 2017

The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $36.2. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. It worsened, as 68 investors sold CMCSA shares while 503 reduced holdings. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in CMCSA . (more...)