• Nissan suspends all vehicle production in Japan

    Nissan suspends all vehicle production in Japan

    Economy

    The automaker admitted that uncertified technicians performed final checks for domestic market models because some inspection steps had been transferred to other inspection lines, in violation of ministry rules. He will personally investigate the issue before deciding who should bear responsibility for the "shocking" lapse. Nissan said this month there have been instances of unauthorized inspectors, who usually work under the supervision of a certified inspector, working alone and stamping ...
  • American Express earnings: $1.50 per share vs $1.48 EPS expected

    American Express earnings: $1.50 per share vs $1.48 EPS expected

    Economy

    American Express shares were barely down at $91.70 in after-hours trading. The stock lost roughly a fifth of its value in 2015, after the deal ended. The stock is up about 22 per cent this year. Chenault joined the company as director of strategic planning nearly 40 years ago before quickly rising through the ranks and becoming the top executive in 2001.
  • Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Under Analyst Spotlight

    Economy

    Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 11,004 shares of the company's stock valued at $240,000 after acquiring an additional 211 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 22.04% of the company's stock. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Liberty Global PLC from $37.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock an "equal weight" rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th.
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) has a market cap of $256.01 Billion

    Economy

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) has risen 13.83% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. The company has a market cap of $256.01 Billion. The market experts are predicting a 16.31% rally, based on the high target price ($100) for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks.
  • Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) Trading Unchanged - Short interest grew by 18.09%

    Economy

    The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Sunday, October 15th. It has underperformed by 21.65% the S&P500. The value of the total investment in Cardinal Health, Inc. It also upped Ishares Invt Grade Corp Bond Etf (Slqd) (SLQD) stake by 18,731 shares and now owns 34,424 shares. Osi Systems Inc (NASDAQ:OSIS) was raised too.
  • Unilever sales disappoint as competition and natural disasters bite big brands

    Unilever sales disappoint as competition and natural disasters bite big brands

    Economy

    Unilever's sales for the third quarter climbed just 2.6% on an underlying basis to EUR13.2 billion ($15.56 billion) driven mostly by price rises. Shares in Unilever on the London Stock Exchange were down 2.9% in early trade at £44.18. Mark Schneider, chief executive officer, Nestle , said the Asia, Oceania and Sub-Saharan African region saw improvement in organic (sales) growth and that India had a negative impact on pricing due to the GST .
  • New research reveals 75% drop in the number of flying insects

    New research reveals 75% drop in the number of flying insects

    Economy

    Insect populations naturally experience substantial variation from year to year, making it necessary to conduct studies over larger periods of time to arrive at meaningful findings. They also recommend the creation of preserves that don't border agricultural land. "If total flying insect biomass is genuinely declining at this rate (around 6% per year), it is extremely concerning", she said.
  • Air Berlin pilot under investigation for 'lap of honour' fly past

    Air Berlin pilot under investigation for 'lap of honour' fly past

    Economy

    The AirBerlin pilot is being investigated by aviation authorities for an "honour lap" stunt to mark the carrrier's final transatlantic flight. None of the 200 passengers on board complained, the company said. "It was a odd feeling when the A330 came right at us, as we did not know before that it would do a honorary lap", one airport worker said. The German media is saying that it was the pilot's unique way of saying goodbye to his passengers and to the airline as it heads for its last rites, ...
  • Bank of Nova Scotia Buys 388165 Shares of Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX)

    Bank of Nova Scotia Buys 388165 Shares of Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX)

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 108.46% the S&P500. Freeport-McMoRan Inc ( FCX ) is a mining company. Scott & Selber Inc who had been investing in Callaway Golf for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.35B market cap company. The New York-based Prince Street Capital Management Llc has invested 5.26% in the stock. Analysts await Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE: FCX ) to report earnings on October, 24.
  • US Bancorp gets boost from higher interest rates

    Economy

    Bancorp (NYSE:USB) gross margin percentage stands at 0% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 76.7 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 41.4 Percent. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Friday, May 5 by Wells Fargo. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was reported by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes.
  • EPS for Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Expected At $0.98

    Economy

    Cullinan Associates Inc sold 7,330 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)'s stock declined 7.66%. Clearbridge Investments LLC increased its holdings in shares of Verizon Communications by 1.8% in the first quarter. The company operates in the Communication Services sector with a market capitalization of 199.46 Million. (NYSE:VZ) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, September 18 by Cowen & Co.
  • Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) Ducks Under The Trend Line

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. New Generation Advisors Llc increased its stake in Bill Barrett Corp (BBG) by 27.25% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also upped Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) stake by 7,620 shares and now owns 115,757 shares. Ishares Tr (TLT) was reduced too. The New York-based Jane Street Group Llc has invested 0% in the stock.
  • Fashion Police Cancelled at E!, Will End With Joan Rivers Tribute

    Fashion Police Cancelled at E!, Will End With Joan Rivers Tribute

    Economy

    The most recent special aired in September, pegged to the Primetime Emmy Awards. " Fashion Police: The Farewell ", hosted by Rivers' daughter Melissa , will air November 27, the network said Wednesday. " Fashion Police: The Farewell " will debut on E! Viewers can also expect some of the funniest, most jaw-dropping jokes and fan favorite segments such as "Bitch Stole My Look", "Guess Me From Behind", and "Starlet or Streetwalker", and a slew of surprise celebrity guests will join in the ...
  • Louis CK Invites Controversy in First Trailer for 'I Love You, Daddy'

    Louis CK Invites Controversy in First Trailer for 'I Love You, Daddy'

    Economy

    I Love You, Daddy is set for a limited U.S. release on November 17th, followed by a nationwide release on December 1st. The film, the comedian's first feature length since 2001's Pootie Tang , opens in theaters on November 17th. Ironically - considering both Louis and Woody Allen have been famously accused of sexual misconduct - the film seems to be Manhattan-inspired and shot in black and white.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX)

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX)

    Economy

    When stocks are *very* In Play one can see a RVOL of 5 and above. About 7.56M shares traded. Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International ( NYSE VRX ) opened at 12.81 on Wednesday. Analyst's mean recommendation is 3.00. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 11 by JP Morgan. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $45 target.
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) Under Analyst Spotlight

    Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) Under Analyst Spotlight

    Economy

    The stock has performed 5.93% over the last seven days, 9.09% over the last thirty, and -11.68% over the last three months. Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc .'s Return on Investment, a measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment, calculated by the return of an investment divided by the cost, stands at 1.30%.
  • United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL): What Are The Future Prospects?

    Economy

    Why are the underperforming company shares moving higher? It also reduced Marsh & Mclennan Cos (NYSE:MMC) stake by 44,610 shares and now owns 279,537 shares. (NYSE: UAL ) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. United Continental Holdings has a consensus target price of $81.59, suggesting a potential upside of 38.75%.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Shareholder Yield in Focus

    Economy

    Origin Asset Management Llp increased Wells Fargo & Co New ( WFC ) stake by 4.18% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. In case of Revenue Estimates, 22 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Wells Fargo & Company as 22.24 Billion.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) Quarterly EPS Analysis

    Economy

    The stock rose 0.10% or $0.11 reaching $110.68 per share. Shares of UNP have increased 2.6% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has dropped -1.26% in that time. The firm has "Buy" rating by Berenberg given on Monday, June 5. S&P Research maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Friday, October 23 with "Buy" rating.