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Technology Could Have Prevented Deadly Amtrak Derailment, NTSB Says Technology Could Have Prevented Deadly Amtrak Derailment, NTSB Says
- January 06, 2018

After the crash, Freeman was taken to Harborview Medical Center where he remained until December 30, when he was taken by ambulance to a rehabilitation hospital, where he's expected to say for about a month. He said his client is claiming the new line was not safe to begin with and training for the conductors was not adequate. A passenger has sued as well. (more...)
Reviewing the Insider Trends for Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA)
- January 06, 2018

It is kind of a like a radar for how "in-play" a stock is. The goal of a stock price analysis is to study the behaviour of stock prices. This will give analytical advantage to a shorter-term trader since it pursues the price more intimately, and consequently produces less "lag" as comparison to the longer-term moving average. (more...)
Where's the beef? It's headed to McDonald's and it's fresh Where's the beef? It's headed to McDonald's and it's fresh
- January 06, 2018

McDonald's says it is using fresh beef in another burger, the latest test by the chain to swap out frozen beef as it seeks to improve the image of its food. For 50 cents more, customers get lettuce and tomato, while a Bacon Archburger costs $2.89. It's a brand new year so McDonald's is preparing to bring back some old favorites - as well as a big new menu addition that that may have a few diners scratching their heads. (more...)
$0.28 EPS Expected for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)
- January 06, 2018

Commonwealth Equity Ser invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX). It has outperformed by 28.99% the S&P500. Next Gru reported 66 shares. Moreover, San Francisco Sentry Grp Inc (Ca) has 0.01% invested in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX). Cullen Frost Bankers invested in 0.01% or 2,347 shares. (more...)
Jefferies Group Increases Lamb Weston (LW) Price Target to $64.00 Jefferies Group Increases Lamb Weston (LW) Price Target to $64.00
- January 06, 2018

The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the previous year is $50.63. A number of other research firms have also commented on LW. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 1st. Werner said Lamb Weston would "complement these investments by seeking acquisitions in regions where we may have an ability to accelerate our growth". (more...)
Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (GTE) Director Purchases 142600 Shares of Stock
- January 06, 2018

According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.07/share and a low EPS of $0.05/share. About 872,860 shares traded. Among 18 analysts covering The Blackstone Group L.P. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.90 on this stock. Therefore 83% are positive. As per Friday, October 16, the company rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer. (more...)
Charles Schwab (SCHW) Downgraded by JMP Securities to "Market Perform"
- January 06, 2018

Its opening price on the last trading day was $51.52. About 24.17M shares traded or 62.80% up from the average. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has risen 32.11% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. Cypress Capital Ltd Liability (Wy) accumulated 7,500 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Osborne Partners Management Lc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) for 14,071 shares. (more...)
Radian Group (NYSE:RDN) Has Been Downgraded Today by B
- January 06, 2018

The company has a market capitalization of $4,472.98, a P/E ratio of 26.90, a P/E/G ratio of 2.05 and a beta of 1.57. The stock has "Hold" rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, January 4. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $20.86. About 238,372 shares traded. (NYSE:RDN) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: "Should Value Investors Consider Radian Group (RDN) Stock?" on December 28, 2017. (more...)
Analysts Recommendations Noble Corporation plc (NE)
- January 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500. Oslo Asset Management Asa increased its stake in Noble Energy Inc (NBL) by 377.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Community Tru & Investment stated it has 35,968 shares. Quantum reported 0.07% stake. (NYSE:NBL). Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 14,964 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Ratings Analysis of: NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE), Time Warner Inc. (TWX) Ratings Analysis of: NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE), Time Warner Inc. (TWX)
- January 06, 2018

OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) keeps its position active in context of investors' investment valuation, price per shares inched down -0.03% to $32.66 with volume of 1.31 Million. The company was maintained on Friday, March 18 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained Yum! The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, July 14 by BTIG Research. (more...)
Targa Resources (TRGP) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group
- January 06, 2018

The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.2582 during the last trading session, reaching $56.7918. About 2.29M shares traded or 22.19% up from the average. Investment analysts at Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Targa Resources (NYSE: TRGP ) in a note issued to investors on Thursday. (more...)
Is Goldman Sachs Positive On Shares of Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS)? Is Goldman Sachs Positive On Shares of Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS)?
- January 06, 2018

Jana Partners LLC now owns 1,891,986 shares of the health services provider's stock valued at $209,897,000 after buying an additional 531,358 shares during the last quarter. Liberty Mutual Asset Management holds 198,048 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Moreover, Piedmont Investment Advsr has 0.01% invested in LendingTree, Inc. (more...)
As Abbott Labs (ABT) Stock Price Declined, Fil LTD Increased Position
- January 06, 2018

Fil Ltd who had been investing in Abbott Labs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $102.50 billion market cap company. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $58.82, down from yesterday's close by -0.17%. It also reduced its holding in General Dynamics Corp ( NYSE :GD) by 2,632 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1,450 shares, and cut its stake in Select Sector Spdr Tr (Put) (XLY). (more...)
Fiduciary Group LLC Takes Position in Vodafone Group PLC (VOD)
- January 06, 2018

The Ws Management Lllp holds 1.24M shares with $35.99 million value, down from 1.49M last quarter. Brinker Capital Inc who had been investing in Vodafone Group for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $84.15 billion market cap company. (more...)
Shares in United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) Purchased by Zions Bancorporation
- January 06, 2018

United Natural Foods, Inc . has had 14 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 0 open market buys and 14 sells. Because it was a significant sell, it's not likely to stay undiscovered one. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -194.50%. (NASDAQ:UNFI). Legal & General Gru Pcl holds 91,782 shares or 0% of its portfolio. United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 7th. (more...)
Guggenheim Increases Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Price Target to $71.00
- January 06, 2018

The institutional investor owned 38,199 shares of the technology infrastructure company's stock after buying an additional 1,880 shares during the quarter. $999,784 worth of Akamai Technologies, Inc . The Price to Book ratio for Akamai Technologies, Inc . Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM)'s stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank in a research note issued on Wednesday. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) After Last Week?
- January 06, 2018

About 104,505 shares traded. It has underperformed by 14.61% the S&P500. Greenbrier Companies has a 12 month low of $39.95 and a 12 month high of $54.45. (NYSE:GBX) on Thursday, September 28. It also reduced Bassett Furniture Inds Inc (NASDAQ:BSET) stake by 50,000 shares and now owns 190,826 shares. Seaport Global Securities began coverage on shares of Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) in a research note published on Thursday morning. (more...)
PVH Corp (PVH) EVP Sells $318550.00 in Stock
- January 06, 2018

The textile maker reported $3.02 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.91 by $0.11. E&G Advisors Lp who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $233.47 billion market cap company. (more...)
Trading Radar: Zooming in on Shares of Plains Gp Holdings LP (PAGP)
- January 06, 2018

It has ranged in price between $22.96-$23.28 after having started the session at $23.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.17. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Plains GP by 126.9% during the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Portland General Electric (POR) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.13
- January 06, 2018

United Bank who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $889.17 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.83% or $4.9995 during the last trading session, reaching $181.4995. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. (MU), General Electric Company ..." published on January 02, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "The NEW GE Power Faces An Uncertain 2018" with publication ... (more...)
Raytheon Co (RTN) Holding Maintained by Welch & Forbes Llc
- January 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 7.33% the S&P500. Veritex Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:VBTX) had an increase of 0.66% in short interest. Its up 90.76% from 18,400 shares previously. A 16 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of RTN or, if they already own its stock, sell it. (more...)
Analysts Alert: Argos Therapeutics (ARGS)
- January 06, 2018

Its 22.37% appreciation from Tuesday's close has set alarm bells ringing. (NASDAQ:ARGS) have caught the attention of investors. Argos Therapeutics, Inc . Argos Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ARGS) has average revenue estimates of $50 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $50 Million and high estimates of $50 Million for the current quarter. (more...)
Share Activity Lifted (-1.24%) for Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) in Session
- January 06, 2018

After a recent check, Shell Midstream Partners LP's 14-day RSI is now at 69.31, the 7-day stands at 72.03, and the 3-day is sitting at 61.31. It has underperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. DM's profit will be $37.79M for 20.63 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Share Rating Recap: Chesapeake Energy Corp (CHK)
- January 06, 2018

This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 5.42 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock. Exxonmobil Invest Mngmt Tx reported 165,826 shares. If the $3.85 price target is reached, the company will be worth $181.25M less. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $14 target. The stock's average target of $7.40 is 82.27% above today's ($4.06) share price. (more...)
What's Ahead for TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG) After Forming Bullish Double Top?
- January 06, 2018

A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG) for the current quarter. It has underperformed by 3.93% the S&P500. It improved, as 30 investors sold TransDigm Group Incorporated shares while 129 reduced holdings. Finally, BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of TransDigm Group by 0.7% in the third quarter. (more...)