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Thus, although Inditex's revenues in the semester improved by 11.5 percent over the same period in 2016, this rate reflected a decline from the 14 percent that increased in the first quarter. Revenue hit €11.7bn (£10.3bn) in the first half, marking an increase of 11.5 per cent. In the first half, gross profit grew 11 percent from last year to 6.58 billion euros, while gross margin dropped to 56.4 percent from 56.8 percent a year ago.
  • $1.90 EPS Expected for Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

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    Finally, Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. lifted its stake in Express Scripts Holding by 6.9% during the first quarter. ( ESRX ) stake by 5.46% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Neumann Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.63% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ) or 14,290 shares. Therefore 40% are positive.
  • United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) Trading Up - Short interest grew by 17.75%

    United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) Trading Up - Short interest grew by 17.75%

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    The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 12 by Imperial Capital. The company was upgraded on Monday, June 26 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, December 15 by Barclays Capital. 51,332 are owned by At Bancshares. Tudor Invest Corp Et Al holds 0.03% or 14,498 shares. Its down 0.96% from 9.06 million shares previously. Loomis Sayles Limited Partnership owns 330 shares.
  • Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Pressured Under Trend Lines

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    Independent Inc reported 6,500 shares stake. Washington Tru Bankshares accumulated 0.08% or 8,247 shares. The Vontobel Asset Management Inc holds 411,482 shares with $39.50 million value, up from 316,853 last quarter. Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range , "sell" within the 4 range , and "strong sell" within the 5 range ).
  • Extra ways to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach

    Extra ways to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach

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    Investigators and consumers alike want to know how a trusted custodian of so many Americans' private data could let hackers gain access to the most important details of financial identity, including social security and driver's license numbers, and steal credit card numbers.
  • Fed conflicted by tepid U.S. inflation, global economic rebound

    Fed conflicted by tepid U.S. inflation, global economic rebound

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    U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept the interest rate unchanged, but signaled that there might be one more interest rate hike this year. "Relative to the June forecasts there may be more participants anticipating no more hikes this year, but we don't think so many will switch to this view as to bring down the median", said Michael Feroli, chief USA economist at JP Morgan.
  • Tesla Inc (TSLA) Partners With AMD On Self-Driving Processor

    Tesla Inc (TSLA) Partners With AMD On Self-Driving Processor

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    AMD shares has risen 4.7% in after hours trading from the news, but it makes me question something even more: will Tesla increase its investment into AMD even more? During his keynote Jha mentioned that Tesla was one of the companies now working with GlobalFoundries.
  • Recession possible if the Federal Reserve follows its plan, says Bill Gross

    Recession possible if the Federal Reserve follows its plan, says Bill Gross

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    The central bank raised interest rates twice this year, in March and June respectively. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks added 5.02 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,445.42. Futures for the Dow and S&P 500 were both flat. This reduction of the role of the powerful central bank on the bond market actually amounts to a slight tightening of the monetary policy .
  • Polianta Ltd Acquires Shares of 14300 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

    Polianta Ltd Acquires Shares of 14300 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

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    It operates through two divisions: Traditional Business and Journal Technologies. Middleton & Co Inc decreased Wal ( WMT ) stake by 65.42% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. FBR Capital maintained the shares of CNO in report on Tuesday, December 13 with "Outperform" rating. 133,962 were accumulated by Mount Lucas Management Lp.
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) EPS Analysis

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    In associated news, executive Nicole Giles unloaded 1,000 stocks of the firm's shares in a trade dated Tue, Jul 18th. (NYSE: JPM ) has a 20-day RSI of 60.32%. Vista Capital Partners Inc. now owns 2,550 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $224,000 after acquiring an additional 90 shares in the last quarter.
  • The Cohen Lawrence B Has $919000 Position in FedEx Co. (FDX)

    The Cohen Lawrence B Has $919000 Position in FedEx Co. (FDX)

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    They expect $3.17 EPS, up 8.52% or $0.27 from last year's $2.9 per share. Deutsche Bank AG set a $235.00 price objective on shares of FedEx Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. On 7/31/2017 John A Edwardson, Director, sold 2,208 with an average share price of $208.14 per share and the total transaction amounting to $459,573.12.
  • NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) EPS Analysis

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    NuVasive makes up approximately 1.3% of Dorsey Wright & Associates' portfolio, making the stock its 25th largest position. The value in dollars went from $8,962,000 to $7,692,000 a change of $1,270,000 since the last quarter. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. On August 28 the company was downgraded to "Underperform" from "Hold" by analysts at Needham.
  • Dow Jones and Nasdaq index heads higher at mid-session

    Dow Jones and Nasdaq index heads higher at mid-session

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    Stocks in Southeast Asia were mixed. The Fed meeting, which starts Tuesday, is expected to yield details on how the central bank will unwind its $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, almost a decade after the global financial crisis.
  • Targa Resources, Inc. (NYSE:TRGP) Stock Traded Above Its 50 Day Average

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    The stock volatility for week was 1.98% while for month was 1.95%. Kimball Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:KE) has risen 57.46% since September 18, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 100% are positive. Targa Resources, Inc. also announced a dividend that was paid on Tuesday August 15th, 2017. In other news, insider Dan C.
  • Wall St edges up on telecom gains; Fed meet in focus

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    Federal Reserve . Most prognosticators see the FOMC increasing rates at the December meeting. Market expectations for a December rate hike rose to 58.3 per cent on Tuesday. Oil prices were on course for their largest third-quarter gain in 13 years, with the USA crude settling at $50.41 a barrel, up 1.9 per cent. Verizon (VZ) rose 1.4% as the telecoms group jumped 1.7% in the strongest gain on the S&P.
  • 1st LD: US Fed announces start of balance sheet reduction from October

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    Significant strength was also visible among biotechnology stocks, as reflected by the 1.6% gain posted by the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index. Trading in global stocks was broadly muted Wednesday, with investors appearing to be holding off ahead of the Federal Reserve announcement later in the day.
  • Legal & General Group Plc Grows Holdings in Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET)

    Legal & General Group Plc Grows Holdings in Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET)

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    ANET has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $115.00 target price on shares of Arista Networks and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, January 5th. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark laws.
  • Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host 2019 Champions League final

    Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host 2019 Champions League final

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    And now the stadium has been given the ultimate compliment. Atletico Madrid's newly-opened Wanda Metropolitano stadium will host the 2019 Champions League final, UEFA has confirmed. It will be a busy time for Eastern European football with the final coming just a few weeks before Russian Federation plays host to the World Cup. This season's tournament will culminate with the final in Kiev.