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The offer represents a 28% premium to Qualcomm's closing price of $54.85 on Thursday, before initial reports of deal talks sent Qualcomm shares up 12% on Friday. It finished the session at $61.81. A Qualcomm spokesman declined to comment, and Broadcom didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The combination of Broadcom and Qualcomm would create a colossus that controls key pieces required for any company that wants build a smartphone.
  • (NYSE:MRK) Position Decreased by C WorldWide Group Holding AS

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    Merck & Company now has $152.90 billion valuation. The stock increased 11.24% or $0.09 on November 3, reaching $0.89. About 9.81M shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500. Cibc World Mkts invested in 1.3% or 1.91M shares. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Merck & Co.by 1.7% during the second quarter. (NYSE: MRK ).
  • Omega Healthcare Investors Inc

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    Omega Healthcare Investors presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $31.83. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Omega Healthcare Investors' Q4 2017 earnings at $0.74 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.79 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.80 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.81 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.82 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $3.24 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $3.41 EPS.
  • Driver pulls gun after learning McDonald's was out of Egg McMuffins

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    According to the employee, the driver drew his gun and yelled obscenities at her before speeding away. "The males were not happy that McMuffins were not being sold at the time", a Warren Police Department report notes . The incident took place at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Police are seeking to identify the McMuffin devotees, images of whom were not captured by security cameras at the McDonald's (seen below).
  • (LUV) is Gibraltar Capital Management Inc.'s 10th Largest Position

    (LUV) is Gibraltar Capital Management Inc.'s 10th Largest Position

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    Monetta Financial Services Inc who had been investing in Southwest Airls Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.13 billion market cap company. increased its position in shares of Southwest Airlines by 472.4% in the second quarter. 463.31 million shares or 1.17% less from 468.79 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
  • A Glimpse Into Insider Trading And Ownership At Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)

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    The stock decreased 1.03% or $0.78 on November 3, reaching $75.19. About 1.10 million shares traded or 45.94% up from the average. (NYSE:EDR) has declined 7.19% since November 4, 2016 and is downtrending. Therefore 100% are positive. Physicians Realty Trust had 42 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, June 22, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital.
  • Applied Materials Sees Unusually High Options Volume (AMAT)

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    About 11.42 million shares traded or 59.27% up from the average. Chimerix Inc (CMRX) formed double bottom with $4.54 target or 7.00% below today's $4.88 share price. (NASDAQ: AMAT ). Stifel Finance accumulated 397,462 shares. After having $0.86 EPS previously, Applied Materials, Inc .'s analysts see 4.65 % EPS growth.
  • The Coca-Cola's (NYSE:KO) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

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    Waters Parkerson & Company who had been investing in Coca Cola Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $195.86B market cap company. Farmers Merchants Invests has 117,420 shares. Ameritas Prtnrs Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in ICF International Inc (NASDAQ:ICFI). Therefore 43% are positive.
  • Epic Bedlam Battle Begins - Cowboys Lead Sooners 10-7 In 1st

    Epic Bedlam Battle Begins - Cowboys Lead Sooners 10-7 In 1st

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    All told, Oklahoma rolled up 785 yards offense, and Mayfield broke Sam Bradford's school record for passing yards in a half. The quarterbacks weren't the only offensive standouts in Saturday's matchup, with Oklahoma State running back Justice Hill rushing for 228 yards and two scores and Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown catching nine passes for 265 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

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    It has underperformed by 61.19% the S&P500. Dicks Sporting Goods Incorporated (NYSE: DKS ) had an increase of 13.06% in short interest. PZRX's SI was 116,800 shares in November as released by FINRA. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 8.44 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 8.7. The Firm offers its products through a content-rich e-commerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides clients with the convenience and expertise ...
  • Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Consensus EPS Estimates

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    The stock of Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN) has "Market Perform" rating given on Tuesday, May 17 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Robinson Capital Management Llc holds 0.36% of its portfolio in Western Asset Invest. Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 2.14, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.
  • Sunoco Logistics Partners Lp - ETP - Stock Price Today

    Sunoco Logistics Partners Lp - ETP - Stock Price Today

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    On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Energy Transfer Partners L.P. will post $0.87 EPS for the current fiscal year. (NYSE: ETE ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The company has market cap of $365.66 million. The Company dividend yield observed at 0.83%. Raymond James upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Thursday, January 12 report.
  • Range Resources Corp. (RRC) Given a $50.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group

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    Analysts on average have given a price target of $26.98 to Antero Resources Corporation (AR ) stock. The rating was downgraded by KLR Group on Monday, May 2 to "Accumulate". It now has negative earnings. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.35 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.03, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. It also upped Range Res Corp (NYSE:RRC) stake by 998,946 shares and now owns 4.16M shares.
  • Astounding Stocks:- Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

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    A number of analysts have commented on the company. In related news, Director William C. Foote sold 2,736 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 12th.
  • Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX)

    Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX)

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    The media conglomerate reported $1.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.59 by $0.23. 1,156 are owned by Endurance Wealth Mgmt. Time Warner had a net margin of 13.59% and a return on equity of 18.57%. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $104.90.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is Boston Partners' 9th Largest Position

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    The stock increased 0.76% or $0.26 on November 3, reaching $34.47. Umb Bank N A decreased Cisco Systems Inc ( CSCO ) stake by 36% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Pacific Crest maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Thursday, August 18 with "Overweight" rating. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) for 613,510 shares. Moreover, Appleton Ma has 0.33% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc .
  • Analyst Ratings and Financial Health of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

    Analyst Ratings and Financial Health of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

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    Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE ) was a Hold - from a survey of 19 analysts. Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, October 18th that authorizes the company to buyback $5.00 billion in outstanding shares.
  • Today's Brokerage Rating: CME Group Inc. (CME), Danaher Corporation (DHR)

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    About 1.15 million shares traded. Spears Abacus Ltd Co holds 3.49% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR ) or 332,521 shares. It has underperformed by 2.44% the S&P500. The stock rose 0.26% or $0.24 reaching $92.96 per share. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q2 2017. Sei Invests has 130 shares. Indexiq Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Altisource Residential Corp (NYSE:RESI).
  • Trump seeks Saudi move for Aramco IPO with NYSE

    Trump seeks Saudi move for Aramco IPO with NYSE

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    First order of business: bolstering the New York Stock Exchange. President Donald Trump said the US would "very much appreciate" if the government of Saudi Arabia listed oil giant Saudi Arabian Oil Co. Trump visited Saudi Arabia in May, signing a USD110 billion defence deal with Saudi King Salman to supply weapons to Saudi Arabia's defence forces.