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Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB): Check on Ratings
- February 11, 2017

The company had revenue of $3.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.18 billion. Viacom Inc . (NDAQ:VIAB) had its target price raised to $45.00 by Barclays Capital in a report released 2/10/2017. Moving toward other technical indicators, stock is wondering in considerable region as it has 20 days moving average of 7.56% and struggles for 50 days moving average of buoyant run is 15.32%. (more...)
Based cheesemaker's listeria concerns forces recall of Meijer, Sargento brand products
- February 11, 2017

The bacterium can cause listeriosis, a potentially fatal infection that is most likely to sicken pregnant women and their newborns, adults aged 65 or older, and people with weakened immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Wants You To 'Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff' Kellyanne Conway Wants You To 'Go Buy Ivanka's Stuff'
- February 11, 2017

I'm going to buy stuff today", Conway told Fox & Friends Thursday morning from the White House briefing room. "It's a wonderful line". I'm just going to give a free commerical here: go buy it today, everybody. The White House ethics watchdog has been urged to discipline Kellyanne Conway for endorsing Ivanka Trump's clothing line. On Wednesday, Trump tore into Nordstrom for mistreating his daughter by discontinuing the brand. (more...)
Chinese soldier, stranded in India for half a century, returns home Chinese soldier, stranded in India for half a century, returns home
- February 11, 2017

Nearly 54 years after former Chinese soldier Wang Qi was captured by the Indian Army when he strayed into India, he will finally return to his country of birth for a visit. Shortly after the war of 1962, Indian soldiers captured Wang for entering enemy territory. He was then sent to various jails across India for seven years and then released in 1969, but his wish to return to China was denied. (more...)
CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Bonds Drop 1.7% During Trading Earnings CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Bonds Drop 1.7% During Trading Earnings
- February 11, 2017

The stock has a market capitalization of $13.39 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.43 and a beta of 0.83. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $25.12 and a 200 day moving average price of $26.63. Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $22 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -9.91% drop from its current position. (more...)
Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Shares Sold by Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC
- February 11, 2017

The Next Year EPS growth is 10.3%, Long term annual growth estimate of 9.7%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of -4.08 percent. NEXT Financial Group Inc boosted its stake in shares of International Paper Company by 109.0% in the third quarter. (more...)
FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT): Thoughts on the Momentum
- February 11, 2017

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS), stock is trading $45.23 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 4.70% in last 5 years. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 91.4 percent. The firm earned $484.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $491.45 million. The company's net profit margin has achieved the current level of 2.8 percent and possesses 23.7 percent gross margin. (more...)
Dollar jumps as Trump announces forthcoming 'phenomenal' tax plan Dollar jumps as Trump announces forthcoming 'phenomenal' tax plan
- February 11, 2017

Trump said his administration would announce a "phenomenal" plan in the next two or three weeks that would lower "the overall tax burden of American businesses". The U.S. dollar rose 0.3 percent against a basket of currencies, with the euro near $1.062 and the yen around 113.63. Skechers USA was up 11.2 percent in light trading after its fourth-quarter revenue beat expectations. (more...)
Earnings Analysis of: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)
- February 11, 2017

The EPS growth rate is projected at 14.98%. MA now owns 60,516,465 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $3,760,494,000 after buying an additional 1,331,994 shares during the period. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.23%. J P Morgan Chase & Co's payout ratio is 31.02%. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co.by 2.0% in the second quarter. (more...)
Flynn not 'certain' on sanctions talk with Russian Federation Flynn not 'certain' on sanctions talk with Russian Federation
- February 11, 2017

Nine anonymous current and former USA officials told the newspaper that Flynn explicitly mentioned to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak the sanctions imposed by the US due to Russian cyber attacks during the 2016 election. The official said he was told there was no quid pro quo and that there has been no finding inside the government that Flynn did anything illegal. Third, a whole lot of people - "current and former US officials" - don't like him very much. (more...)
Hindustan Motors sells Ambassador Car brand to Peugeot for Rs 80 Crore
- February 11, 2017

Hindustan Motors began production of the Ambassador which was originally the Morris Oxford series III that was manufactured in the UK. " Hindustan Motors has executed an agreement with Peugeot SA for the sale of the Ambassador brand, including the trademarks, for a consideration of Rs 80 crore ", Hindustan Motors today said in a regulatory filing. (more...)
RIO appoints three non-executive directors
- February 11, 2017

Finally, HSBC Holdings plc started coverage on shares of Rio Tinto plc in a report on Thursday, November 10th. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $37.00. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Price Target Raised to GBX 4,000" was first posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. If you are viewing this article on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright laws. (more...)
Afghan military would support more foreign troops, official says Afghan military would support more foreign troops, official says
- February 11, 2017

In response to USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces commander in Afghanistan Gen. Nicholson remarks, MoD spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri said ongoing war in the country was not Afghanistan's own war. The two leaders discussed security, counterterrorism cooperation and economic development, officials said. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and other global partners also provide military advisers for the mission. (more...)
Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump, chant Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump, chant "Death to America"
- February 11, 2017

Relations between the United States and Tehran have deteriorated sharply since Trump took office last month promising a tough line on what he sees as Iranian belligerence toward U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump has criticized the deal, as a pact of "disaster" or "the worst deal ever negotiated" and has vowed to renegotiate the accord. (more...)
Yuan declines after USA dollar rallies on Trump's tax pledge Yuan declines after USA dollar rallies on Trump's tax pledge
- February 11, 2017

Earlier in the day, the People's Bank of China lowered the yuan's daily guidance rate by 0.16 per cent or 109 basis points, setting its mid-point rate at 6.8819 per U.S. Markets are turning their attention to the upcoming summit between the United States and Japan; President Trump will be meeting with Shinzo Abe, the Japanese Prime Minister, later today. (more...)
Stocks Roundup Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LITE), Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR)
- February 11, 2017

Analysts are speculating a 22.14% move, based on the high target price ($56) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. (NASDAQ:LITE) where 4 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 6 analysts said it's a Buy, 1 rated the stock as Hold, 3 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (more...)
Stock Highlights: Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) Stock Highlights: Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS)
- February 11, 2017

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Fidelity National Information Services was Upgraded by Credit Suisse to " Outperform" on Feb 8, 2017. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 17th will be given a $0.29 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.74%. (more...)
(NYSE:NRZ) could surge as high as $17.5
- February 11, 2017

The 18 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Johnson & Johnson have a median target of 124.50, with a high estimate of 141.00 and a low estimate of 108.00. (NYSE:NRZ) posted earnings of $0.51/Share in the previous quarter, as compared to earnings of $0.49/share estimated by analysts. Nonetheless, and in the immediate aftermath of reporting, investor reaction in New Residential Investment Corp . (more...)
Chief Archambault of the Standing Rock Continues to Fight the Good Fight Chief Archambault of the Standing Rock Continues to Fight the Good Fight
- February 11, 2017

Army Corps of Engineers, which had first denied a permit that would let the pipeline construction go forward, issued an eviction notice to the protesters on February 3, and on February 7 announced it would issue a final permit allowing the pipeline to be built after all. (more...)
Dow, S&P and Nasdaq hit fresh record highs as Trump trade resurges Dow, S&P and Nasdaq hit fresh record highs as Trump trade resurges
- February 11, 2017

With about 70 per cent of the S&P 500 having reported results, fourth-quarter earnings are on track to have climbed 8.5 per cent, which would be the best performance since the third quarter of 2014, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (more...)