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Economy

A reading above 50 indicates growth in the sector. The reading exceeded economist expectations and suggests stronger global growth, a soft dollar, a booming stock market and rising consumer and business confidence are boosting American manufacturers.
  • FORD US AUTO SALES AUGUST 2017 - Overall Ford Down 2.1 Percent

    FORD US AUTO SALES AUGUST 2017 - Overall Ford Down 2.1 Percent

    Economy

    SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 5,160 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $182,000 after buying an additional 3,262 shares in the last quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 20th. Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the General Motors Company (GM ).
  • Harvey aftermath hits a third of US oil refineries

    Harvey aftermath hits a third of US oil refineries

    Economy

    The US government tapped its strategic oil reserves for the first time in five years on Thursday, releasing 1 million barrels of crude to a working refinery in Louisiana . Analysts said that the heavy WTI discount with Brent was a result of shut in United States crude supplies due to pipeline and refinery closures. Oil prices should face further pressure in the coming weeks because US crude stocks are likely increase, according to analysts at Commerzbank .
  • Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L) Sees Schaff Trend Cycle Trend Downward Near-Term

    Provident Financial PLC (PFG.L) Sees Schaff Trend Cycle Trend Downward Near-Term

    Economy

    As per Tuesday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by S&P Research. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to "Underweight" on Wednesday, January 25. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, June 29 by Sandler O'Neill. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, November 10. (NYSE:PFS) on Friday, July 7 with "Buy" rating.
  • Canaccord Genuity Keeps Lululemon Athletica at Sell With $41 PT

    Canaccord Genuity Keeps Lululemon Athletica at Sell With $41 PT

    Economy

    Needham & Company LLC's price objective points a possible increase of 16.30% from the firms present price. (NASDAQ: LULU ) to report earnings on September, 7. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 EPS. Lululemon expects full-year earnings of $2.35 to $2.42 per share, with revenue of $2.55 billion to $2.6 billion.
  • Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a €112.00 Price Target at equinet AG

    Economy

    Moreover, Reinhart Partners Inc. has 2.15% invested in the company for 318,631 shares. Grassi Investment Management who had been investing in Kinder Morgan Inc. Chicago Equity Prtnrs Llc reported 518,705 shares or 0.81% of all its holdings. 5,112,531 shares of the stock were exchanged. Greenleaf Tru holds 0.28% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc.
  • BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Analyst Target Prices

    BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Analyst Target Prices

    Economy

    On July 19 the company was changed to "Neutral" by Citigroup which is down from the previous "Buy" rating. 20/07/2017 - BHP Billiton had its "Underweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. Ellington Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.06% in Nanoco Group PLC (LON:NANO). Since March 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $1.80 million activity.
  • United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR)

    Economy

    At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Medicines Co (MDCO) is 16.73. Brookside Capital Management Llc decreased Spark Therapeutics Inc (ONCE) stake by 10.67% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (NYSE:UPS) is a huge mover today! (NYSE:UPS). Next Group reported 0% stake. Moody Bank & Trust Trust Division accumulated 0.06% or 11,627 shares. Zacks downgraded United Parcel Service, Inc.
  • Shares Running on Volume: GYM Group PLC (GYM.L)

    Economy

    About 70,671 shares traded. Estabrook Cap Mngmt reported 0% in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE: JEC ). It has underperformed by 9.37% the S&P500. JEC's SI was 2.32M shares in August as released by FINRA. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The company has market cap of $6.48 billion.
  • US Treasury yields rise as investors gear up for jobs report

    US Treasury yields rise as investors gear up for jobs report

    Economy

    The Dow Jones is up 76 at 21,969; the S&P500 is ahead by 15 at 2,473, while the Nasdaq is up 62 at 6,430. The report comes ahead of the more comprehensive government payrolls data for August on Friday. The Nasdaq composite jumped 66.42 points, or 1.1 percent, to 6,368.31. U.S stock benchmarks were riding higher on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 index on pace to register four straight closes in positive territory.
  • Lookout for Price Target? MGM Resorts International (MGM), HP Inc. (HPQ)

    Economy

    Its last month's stock price volatility remained 4.96% which for the week stands at 5.51%. That's a potential 14.59 gain from where (NYSE:MGM) has been trading recently. $105,568 worth of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) was sold by GAY MARY CHRISTINE. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.54, for a total transaction of $1,806,264.26.
  • Wells Fargo Reports More Problem Accounts

    Wells Fargo Reports More Problem Accounts

    Economy

    The problems Wells reported on Thursday came after a third party it hired examined accounts stemming back to 2009, a broader timeframe than another review conducted past year. The company has also been accused of improperly withholding refunds from some vehicle loan customers and charging some customers for auto insurance that they did not need.
  • Institutional investors now have $11.18 billion stake in Realty Income Corporation (O)

    Economy

    The funds in our database now hold: 90.24 million shares, down from 105.38 million shares in 2016Q3. Kilroy Realty Corporation has a 52 week low of $65.77 and a 52 week high of $78.33. Ltd. increased its position in Duke Realty Corporation by 2.4% in the first quarter. The shares were last seen trading 1.12% higher, taking the closing price at $57.56 on 8/31/2017.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

    Economy

    As of the end of the quarter Baird Financial Group, Inc. had sold 25,622 shares trimming its holdings by 10.6%. Why Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) is considered oversold? Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company.
  • Walmart Pledges $20 Million to Hurricane Relief Efforts

    Walmart Pledges $20 Million to Hurricane Relief Efforts

    Economy

    According to Walmart, their generous donation includes $10 million focused on support of American Red Cross shelters and $2 million in support of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund at the Greater Houston Community Foundation . Is the organization tax exempt? Every spring, when the National Weather Service announces potential names for the upcoming hurricane season, scammers race to create deceptive websites and accounts soliciting donations using variations of those storm names.
  • Argos Therapeutics (ARGS), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT)

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 41.00% the S&P500. Among 13 analysts covering Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:TOL) might see weakness given an ABR of 3 or Sell rating. Since April 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.50 million activity. In other news, COO Thomas E. Mcdonough sold 10,734 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st.