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AkzoNobel and investor Elliott Advisors agree 'standstill' deal in Dulux feud AkzoNobel and investor Elliott Advisors agree 'standstill' deal in Dulux feud
- August 17, 2017

PPG's last offer valued the company at $26.4 billion. It comes after months of bitter feuding sparked by Akzo's rejection of a multibillion-pound takeover bid by U.S. In return, Akzo Elliott will help Akzo find a third member for its supervisory committee in addition to the two it agreed to support. Elliott is widely known for its brash tactics in activist campaigns against target companies. (more...)
Jo Walker-Meador, Longtime CMA Executive Director, Dead At 93 Jo Walker-Meador, Longtime CMA Executive Director, Dead At 93
- August 17, 2017

Under her leadership, which extended from 1959 until her retirement in 1991, the CMA established the Country Music Hall of Fame , the annual Country Music Awards show, Fan Fair (now evolved into the CMA Music Festival) and the Talent Buyers Seminar that brought together artists and promoters. (more...)
Stock On the Run: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
- August 17, 2017

It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 8,846,672 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $1,003,124,000 after buying an additional 101,808 shares during the period. (more...)
Shire Plc (LON:SHP) New Price Targets Shire Plc (LON:SHP) New Price Targets
- August 17, 2017

They now have a GBX 1,140 ($14.80) price objective on the stock. BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $4500 target. 03/07/2017 - Shire Plc had its "Overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. Wood maintained the shares of NVA in report on Wednesday, August 5 with "Market Perform" rating. Perkins Coie Tru Co holds 1.14% or 16,400 shares. Therefore 14% are positive. (more...)
Fed Concerned About Low Inflation, Minutes Show Fed Concerned About Low Inflation, Minutes Show
- August 17, 2017

Federal Reserve policymakers were anxious last month about inflation, but for two opposing reasons. "Participants discussed the softness in inflation in recent months", according to the minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's July meeting, released on Wednesday. (more...)
Diageo PLC (DEO) Hits New 12-Month High at $134.04
- August 17, 2017

About 95,235 shares traded. (The) set a GBX 2,100 ($27.26) target price on Diageo plc and gave the company a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, March 31st. About 237,856 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since August 16, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. The Firm is engaged in the development and operation of mineral properties. (more...)
Vanguard Group Inc. Increases Stake in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNFV)
- August 17, 2017

One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 25 with "Overweight". California Public Employees Retirement Systems owns 81,600 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Ls Invest Advsr Llc has invested 0.02% in ABIOMED, Inc. (more...)
Sensex posts biggest single-day gain in over one month Sensex posts biggest single-day gain in over one month
- August 17, 2017

The BSE market breadth was bullish with 1,635 advances and 949 declines. Broader market continued to outperform as midcaps and small caps remained attractive to domestic liquidity after the profit-booking spell last week on fears over SEBI's crackdown on shell companies. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stock Dips on Toothless Q4 Earnings Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stock Dips on Toothless Q4 Earnings
- August 17, 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) has risen 13.20% since August 16, 2016 and is uptrending. The company had a trading volume of 28,878,309 shares. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Cisco Systems, Inc . Cisco Systems ( NASDAQ CSCO ) traded up 1.044% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $32.425. The consensus recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. (more...)
PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC) Sentiment Report PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC) Sentiment Report
- August 17, 2017

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., launched on December 9, 1985, is a holding company for insurance and financial services subsidiaries. (The) (NYSE: HIG ) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. (more...)
Amazon to Raise Funds from Debt Market Amazon to Raise Funds from Debt Market
- August 17, 2017

Inc. ( AMZN ) will issue up to $16 billion in debt to fund its pending acquisition of Whole Foods & Co. The deal promises to further shake up an industry that has been in the midst of a price war to eke out razor-thin margins amid persistent grocery deflation. (more...)
Henry 'sees Invincibles in this Man United team' Henry 'sees Invincibles in this Man United team'
- August 17, 2017

Henry was a key part of the successful generation. "You expect Arsenal to control the game a bit more", Henry told Sky Sports . "Not in terms of the game or the beauty of the goal or whatever that people usually talk about", Henry told the Arsenal Weekly podcast . (more...)
Solange deletes Twitter account, reportedly responds to Charlottesville violence on Instagram Solange deletes Twitter account, reportedly responds to Charlottesville violence on Instagram
- August 17, 2017

Prior to deleting the Twitter, Knowles tweeted: "when we gonna pull up?" Arguably one of the most pure examples of Black Girl Magicâ„¢ , the Houston singer, Insecure music consultant emeritus and all-around badass creative woman deleted her Twitter account on Tuesday night. (more...)
Kevin-Prince Boateng expected to sign for Eintracht Frankfurt Kevin-Prince Boateng expected to sign for Eintracht Frankfurt
- August 17, 2017

He had a successful debut season with Las Palmas and was the club's top scorer with 10 goals. Irreversible personal reasons have led to this unexpected exit. Boateng signed a one-year contract with Las Palmas last summer after being released by AC Milan. The Ghanaian midfielder renewed his contract in May until 2020 but wanted to leave for "personal reasons". (more...)
Botty Investors LLC Holds Position in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)
- August 16, 2017

Greylin Investment Mangement Inc. boosted its position in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited by 131.8% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 1.80. As of late the company also announced a periodic dividend, expected to be paid on Early Thur, Sep 14th. (more...)
Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub
- August 16, 2017

Great West Life Assurance Co. The stock had a trading volume of 560,540 shares. Finally, Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in Eldorado Gold Corporation by 3.6% in the first quarter. WARNING: " Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO ) Stake Cut by Alliancebernstein L.P." was originally reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze. (more...)
Walnut Whip drops its nuts Walnut Whip drops its nuts
- August 16, 2017

Alison Clinton, Nestle's chocolate brand manager in the United Kingdom and Ireland, said in a statement announcing the new whips: "These new products will offer consumers more choice enabling them to share their favourite products with their family and friends". (more...)
David Wichmann named UnitedHealth's new CEO: 3 things to know David Wichmann named UnitedHealth's new CEO: 3 things to know
- August 16, 2017

Wichmann has also overseen UnitedHealthcare, the company's benefits business for the past three years. Richard Burke, its current board chairman, will become a lead independent director. Wichmann joined the company in 1998 and served as chief financial officer as well as president. Wichmann also leads the company's activities in Brazil, among other global markets. (more...)
Make your own Game of Thrones cloak, courtesy of
- August 16, 2017

A video of the session received new attention as the show's seventh season continued to unfold. Ikea went even further, posting a photo to Facebook of employees donning the rugs as capes, calling the men "Ikea Night's Watch". We cut, we shaped them, we added strong leather straps. While the costumes look elaborate on the HBO drama, the Ikea guide features three simple steps to follow. (more...)
The AstraZeneca plc (AZN) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank AG
- August 16, 2017

Astrazeneca PLC (AZN ) traded down 0.120% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $29.065. About 134,814 shares traded. AstraZeneca plc has a 12-month low of GBX 3,996.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 5,520.00. The shares price has positioned -14.47% down over the past quarter while it has directed -1.52% toward a falling position throughout past six months. (more...)
Shares in Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) Acquired by Convergence Investment Partners LLC
- August 16, 2017

Trend analysis is based on historical data about the stock's performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market. Duquesne Family Office Llc increased Pioneer Nat Res Co (NYSE:PXD) stake by 57,900 shares to 112,300 valued at $20.22 million in 2016Q4. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in Freeport-McMoran by 46.2% in the first quarter. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.17 Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.17
- August 16, 2017

While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.24. Zacks' earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Barrick Gold Corporation. Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. (more...)
Moving Average Focus on Nevada Gold & Casinos Inc (UWN) Shares Moving Average Focus on Nevada Gold & Casinos Inc (UWN) Shares
- August 16, 2017

The Average Directional Index or ADX is a technical analysis indicator used to describe if a market is trending or not trending. "This method features a fast attack average and a slow decay average so that composite average rapidly ratchets behind price changes and holds the average value until the next ratchet occurs". (more...)
Verizon to Compete With AT&T for Public-Safety Customers Verizon to Compete With AT&T for Public-Safety Customers
- August 16, 2017

In March, AT&T won a $6.5 billion federal contract to build FirstNet, which is meant to provide nationwide wireless data coverage and priority access for first responders during emergencies. Although Congress authorized about $7 billion in federal funds and set aside a large amount of telecommunications bandwidth to support the network, a large portion of the funding will come from telecom giant AT&T; , which plans to spend about $40 billion nationwide erecting towers. (more...)
Wellington Management Group LLP Sells 34553 Shares of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Wellington Management Group LLP Sells 34553 Shares of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)
- August 16, 2017

Recipient Corporation ( TGT ) transacted up 1.38% throughout intraday market trading on early Monday, topping $55.79. Welch & Forbes LLC raised its position in shares of Target Corporation by 0.3% in the first quarter. Target Corporation's payout ratio is now 48.98%. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark & copyright laws. (more...)