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What are analysts Suggestions on: TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) What are analysts Suggestions on: TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX)
- March 09, 2017

FBR & Co reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $26.00 price target (up previously from $24.00) on shares of TG Therapeutics in a report on Monday. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for TG Therapeutics, Inc. and for the current quarter 6 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.36/share. (more...)
Stock Watch Near-Term: Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE:AHP) Stock Watch Near-Term: Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE:AHP)
- March 09, 2017

Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $7.50 price objective on shares of Ashford Hospitality Trust in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America owned approximately 0.09% of Ashford Hospitality Trust worth $536,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. (more...)
Morrisons Profit Up On First Like-For-Like Growth In 5 Years Morrisons Profit Up On First Like-For-Like Growth In 5 Years
- March 09, 2017

Like-for-like sales grew 1.7%, while total revenue rose 1.2% despite recent store closures. Since he took charge in 2015 he and finance boss Trevor Strain has been focussing efforts on customer service and pricing in the fight to win back their customers after losing market share. (more...)
Buy, Sell and Hold Suggestions for BB&T Corporation (BBT)
- March 09, 2017

ProShare Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) by 12.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the Analysis of a Stock. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth noted at 8.70% in past 5 Years and Long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth is expected to reach 5.30% in coming 5 ... (more...)
Rio Tinto chairman to step down Rio Tinto chairman to step down
- March 09, 2017

The company has been planning for chair succession since June 2016 after the announcement of JS Jacques as the company's chief executive. Jean-Sébastien Jacques took over as chief executive previous year and the company recently lost Alan Davies, ... (more...)
Brokers Recommendations on: The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) Brokers Recommendations on: The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)
- March 09, 2017

The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/03/08/bmo-capital-markets-cuts-kroger-co-kr-price-target-to-34-00.html. Many research firms have provided their ratings on The Kroger Co. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on KR. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th were given a $0.12 dividend. (more...)
Short interest spikes on major bond ETFs ahead of Fed meeting
- March 09, 2017

However, some analysts say the dollar would not see a further rally unless U.S. President Donald Trump announces detailed economic policies. We are a week away from the Federal Reserve's highly anticipated interest rate decision. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 21.58 points, or 0.37 percent, to 5,849.17. Germany's benchmark DAX index at Frankfurt Stock Exchange decreased 0.57 percent, while British benchmark FTSE 100 Index slid 0.33 percent. (more...)
Republican health care plan a headache for IL Republican health care plan a headache for IL
- March 09, 2017

The wide range also reflects uncertainty over how states would deploy the extra "stability" funds in the Republican plan, with the low end of the range assuming that the entire sum would go to help low-income insurance shoppers attain more comprehensive coverage. (more...)
Samsung to Make Big New US Investments
- March 09, 2017

The WSJ reported that Samsung plans to spend about US$300 million on the project. [THE INVESTOR]Samsung Electronicsis considering building a new appliance plant in the US, Seo Byung-sam, vice president of the company's home appliance business unit confirmed on March 9. (more...)
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD)
- March 09, 2017

A number of research firms have recently commented on BRCD. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. During the same period previous year, the company posted $0.29 EPS. Brocade Communications Systems's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 42.31%. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 4th. (more...)
First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Upgraded to Buy at Vetr Inc
- March 09, 2017

Baird. The Relative Volume value measured for First Solar, Inc. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of First Solar from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 17th. First Solar had a return on equity of 9.58% and a net margin of 14.72%. Revenues hit $480.43M in the December 2017 quarter, which was above the consensus $412.76M projection. (more...)
Chancellor announces NI increase for self-employed 'to ensure tax fairness'
- March 09, 2017

Footage unearthed by BuzzFeed News shows how in 2010 the future chancellor strongly criticised Labour proposals to increase national insurance rates while the Conservatives were in opposition. The Institute for Fiscal Studies argued before the Budget that the fact more tax was paid on the earnings of employees than those of the self-employed was not justified. (more...)
Insider Activity for Investors: PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL)
- March 09, 2017

PayPal Holdings, Inc.'s growth estimate for the current quarter is 10.8, and 16.7 percent for the next quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its position in shares of PayPal Holdings by 30.5% in the third quarter. BTIG Research reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Paypal Holdings in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. (more...)
Uber will stop 'greyballing' government regulators Uber will stop 'greyballing' government regulators
- March 09, 2017

Uber announced in a blog post on Wednesday that it will stop using its "greyballing" technology that hides the standard city view from certain users, showing them an altered view instead. According to that report, Uber used the Greyball app to target regulators in cities where Uber was banned or restricted, such as Portland, Oregon. At the time, Uber told the Times that the app was used against riders who were violating its terms of service, "opponents who collude with officials on secret ... (more...)
Burning Stock on the move: Impax Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:IPXL) Burning Stock on the move: Impax Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:IPXL)
- March 09, 2017

TheStreet cut shares of Impax Laboratories from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, November 11th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Impax Laboratories from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $11.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday. (more...)
GOP Healthcare Plan is Dead on Arrival: Rep. Brat GOP Healthcare Plan is Dead on Arrival: Rep. Brat
- March 09, 2017

Paul and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, have pushed their own alternative health care replacement bills that would go much further in undoing Obamacare than what House leaders have proposed. For them, Obamacare's higher insurance costs are offset by the law's subsidies. "When the administration has spoken to our members in private meetings, the discussions have been more about finding ways to move forward together and not about take it or leave it", said Rep. (more...)
Wildfires Lead To Evactuations In Northwest Oklahoma Wildfires Lead To Evactuations In Northwest Oklahoma
- March 09, 2017

Wind gusts of more than 60 miles per hour expanded the fire. Three wildfires in the Texas Panhandle have burned almost 750 square miles of rural land as firefighters continue to make progress in containing the flames fanned by winds and dry conditions. (more...)
UK Budget: 2016/17 Government Borrowing Requirement Cut To £51.7bn
- March 09, 2017

The challenge facing Mr Hammond was laid bare as the OBR sounded the alarm over an imminent squeeze on consumer spending triggered by rising inflation from the Brexit-hit pound. Government borrowing is expected to fall from 3.8% of GDP last year to 2.6% this year. CIPFA chief executive Rob Whiteman said the statement built on the previous Autumn Statement and was delivered by a confident chancellor. (more...)
Disney chief Iger defends spot on Trump advisory panel Disney chief Iger defends spot on Trump advisory panel
- March 09, 2017

In response, Iger told shareholders that he does not see his membership in the Strategic and Policy Forum "in any way endorses or supports any specific policy of the president or his administration". The group argues Disney CEO Bob Iger's presence on Trump's Council aligns him and his company with racism and anti-immigration policies. Iger quoted from the song "The Room Where It Happens" from the Broadway hit " Hamilton ". (more...)
Senate medical marijuana bill keeps industry restricted to seven Senate medical marijuana bill keeps industry restricted to seven
- March 09, 2017

The bill allows for medical marijuana to be used by patients with debilitating illnesses, as defined in Amendment 2, now incorporated into Section 29, Article X of the Florida State Constitution, who have gotten recommendations from qualified doctors, and are registered with the state. (more...)