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  • Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, filed a long-anticipated initial public offering Wednesday, breathing life back into a sleepy IPO market ...

  • First Take: New clues to Alibaba's value @ USA TODAY - 12 hours ago

    Results for financial quarter ended in June show sales surging, profit margins expanding.

  • Alibaba Group Holding continued to build excitement for its upcoming initial public offering by reporting a surge in mobile growth and big financial gains in its most recent quarter.

  • Alibaba sales surge whets appetite for IPO @ San Jose Mercury News - 15 hours ago

    Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could become the technology industry's most lucrative IPO.

  • The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday @ 24/7 Wall St. - 17 hours ago

    August 27, 2014: Among the 11 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following three firms: Ampio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSEMKT: AMPE) dropped another 4.5% on Wednesday to post a new 52-week low ...

  • Lending Club files for long-anticipated $500 million IPO @ San Jose Mercury News - 18 hours ago

    Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, filed a long-anticipated initial public offering Wednesday, breathing life back into a sleepy IPO market ...

  • 4/7 Wall St. reviews short interest in the higher-yield defensive dividend stocks for a sense of what short sellers may be thinking.

  • Calithera Biosciences files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct an initial public offering.

  • Nutanix raises $140 million as it readies for 2015 IPO @ San Jose Mercury News - 22 hours ago

    San Jose-based Nutanix announced a new round of funding Wednesday that pushes its value to more than $2 billion.

  • Short Sellers Still Attacking 3D Printing Stocks @ 24/7 Wall St. - 23 hours ago

    Short interest rose yet again in the two-week period ending August 15 for three of four of the 3D printing companies we follow.

  • United Technologies (NYSE: UTX ) on Wednesday boosted its plans for buying back shares in the current year to $1.35 billion from its previous $1.25 billion plan. The aerospace and building technology company's ...

  • 5 Oil Stocks To Watch Before Labor Day Weekend Benzinga - Wed, Aug 27, 2014 8:53 AM EDT

    Judging by the consensus price targets, or where analysts expect share prices to go, U.S. oil companies in various categories with the largest upside potential include supermajor Chevron (NYSE: CVX ), ...

  • 3 Social Media Stocks See Big Swings In Short Interest Benzinga - Wed, Aug 27, 2014 8:36 AM EDT

    Among the leading social media companies based in the United States, LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD ), Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) and Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA ) experienced the largest swings short interest in early August. ...

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

  • Five Latin America Stocks With Big Turnaround Potential @ - Tue, Aug 26, 2014 4:50 PM EDT

    Latin American stocks have underperformed emerging market equities by 16% since their peak in April 2011. Gold miner Compania de Minas Buenaventura (BVN) in Peru 2) Telecom group Entel (ENTEL) in Chile 3) Petrochemical producer Mexichem (MEXCHEM) in Mexico 4) Wood and vitreous goods manufacturer Duratex (DTEX3.Brazil) …

  • Winners & Losers From Tuesday, August 26 Benzinga - Tue, Aug 26, 2014 4:02 PM EDT

    Top gainers for Tuesday: Arrowhead Research (NASDAQ: ARWR ) +15% - Deutsche Bank analysts mentioned Arrowhead “may be attractive” as takeover candidate with positive data from hepatitis drug. Isis Pharmaceuticals ...

  • [$$] Options on CBOE Shares Offer Play on a VIX Pop @ - Tue, Aug 26, 2014 1:21 PM EDT

    In early August, CBOE Holdings was smacked with a dreaded Sell recommendation, a rarity for Wall Street analysts. He warned clients that slow trading volumes would depress CBOE's (CBOE) earnings through 2015. CBOE's stock is up nearly 10% since Aug. 4's close, the date of the S&P Capital downgrade, on stronger trading …

  • Despite Strong Performance, Analysts Still See Upside in Mobileye @ 24/7 Wall St. - Tue, Aug 26, 2014 11:35 AM EDT

    Mobileye, the global leader in camera-based advanced driver assistance systems, has seen its post-IPO quiet period come to an end.

  • 8 Great Dividend Stocks You Never Heard Of @ Kiplinger - Tue, Aug 26, 2014 11:30 AM EDT

    These companies are considered Dividend Aristocrats, members of Standard & Poor's 500-stock index that have increased their payout every year for at least the past quarter-century. The purchases are helping pump up earnings, which increased at a strong annualized rate of 15% from 2009 through 2013.

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

  • Biotech company Calithera wakes up sleepy IPO market @ San Jose Mercury News - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 6:27 PM EDT

    Bay Area biotech livened up the August market doldrums with an initial public filing from South San Francisco-based Calithera Biosciences. The company, which makes clinical-stage drugs for cancer treatment, ...

  • S&P 500 Tops 2,000. Don’t Do Anything @ BusinessWeek - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 3:17 PM EDT

    It’s a psychological threshold, but the 2K mark has no particular significance for buy-and-hold investors

  • GNC, Southern Copper And Others Insiders Have Been Buying Benzinga - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 1:34 PM EDT

    Annaly Capital Management, GNC Holdings and Southern Copper are among the companies that have seen insider buying recently. Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but conventional wisdom says ...

  • GrubHub Traders Sour on Stock Sale StockTwits - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 1:30 PM EDT

    Traders took out their aggression on GrubHub\\\\\\\'s stock after learning of the company\\\\\\\'s plans for a secondary offering, which will dilute ...

  • Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of MobileIron (MOBL), which makes software to manage mobile devices inside corporate networks, are up 67 cents, or 7.2%, at $10.04, and earlier surged 10%, after Deutsche Bank's Karl Keirstead today reiterated a Buy rating and a $14 price target on the …

  • Local food delivery service GrubHub (GRUB) shares are down $2.46, or 6%, at $40.30, after the stock was briefly halted just before the company announced it will sell 10 million shares of stock in a follow-on public offering, equivalent to about 13% of the shares outstanding, and nearly a third of the float. GrubHub, which …

  • Spark Energy Analysts See End of Quiet Period 24/7 Wall St. - Mon, Aug 25, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

    Analysts' ratings have started coming in for Spark Energy following the end of the post-IPO quiet period.

  • IPOs Fail to Generate Much Enthusiasm 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Aug 23, 2014 9:30 AM EDT

    None of the three initial public offerings expected to price and begin trading last week made it out the door.

  • Top 5 Stocks With Big Insider Buying This Week @ 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Aug 23, 2014 9:23 AM EDT

    Each week at 24/7 Wall St., we highlight insider buying to give our readers up-to-date information on the top stocks insiders are scooping up.

  • [$$] A Slow Week for Dividend Stocks @ - Sat, Aug 23, 2014 2:34 AM EDT

    Shares of high-yielding dividend payers saw sleepy trading last week, mostly in line with the broader stock market. As of Thursday's close, the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats -- the S&P 500 constituents that have increased their dividend payouts for 25 consecutive years -- had gained 1.8%, while the S&P 500 tacked …

  • Shake Shack IPO Hopes To Ride Fast Casual Coattails Benzinga - Fri, Aug 22, 2014 3:27 PM EDT

    Fast casual restaurant chain Shake Shack recently tapped JP Morgan  and Morgan Stanley to underwrite its IPO. The news comes on the heels of three other restaurant offerings this year:  Zoe's Kitchen (NYSE: ...

  • 10 Fresh Higher Dividends and Buybacks That Should Not Be Overlooked @ 24/7 Wall St. - Fri, Aug 22, 2014 10:20 AM EDT

    24/7 Wall St. has compiled a list and reviewed several key dividends and stocks buyback plans that have been announced recently.

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Friday, August 22, 2014.

  • In a report published Friday, Compass Point analyst Laurie Havener Hunsicker reiterated a Buy rating and $17.00 price target on Beneficial Mutual Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCL ). In the report, Compass Point noted, ...

  • Shares of El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ: LOCO ) appear to be trading around inflection point, looking to make support at the $30 level following a sharp decline beginning Tuesday. El Pollo Loco shares gaped down ...

  • TARP Payback Scorecard 24/7 Wall St. - Thu, Aug 21, 2014 2:07 PM EDT

    Following the financial crisis of 2008, the U.S. Treasury was authorized to commit up to $700 billion to a troubled asset relief program — TARP — in an effort to stop the bleeding in the U.S. economy. ...

  • Is Digital Ally For Real This Time? @ 24/7 Wall St. - Thu, Aug 21, 2014 1:50 PM EDT

    Digital Ally has proven yet again to be a wild micro-cap stock that has garnered massive attention of the low-priced stock traders.

  • More Than Meets the Eye in Sally Beauty Stock Buyback @ 24/7 Wall St. - Thu, Aug 21, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

    Sally Beauty shares have rallied handily on the heels of the company authorizing a new $1 billion share repurchase program.

  • Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high Associated Press - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 5:09 PM EDT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.

  • Time and time again, the academics and practitioners pretty much prove that value investing works better than just about any other approach to investing in the markets. Best of all, as Walter Schloss pointed ...

  • Another record stock high for Apple @ San Jose Mercury News - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 1:48 PM EDT

    Apple's stock touched a new intraday high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve ...

  • Shutterfly Shoots to $2B Value on Bids from Private Equity Firms StockTwits - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 1:08 PM EDT

    Shutterfly\\\'s quest for a buyer has attracted multiple bids and driven the company\\\'s value up more than 14 percent to $2 billion. Hellman & Friedman, Bain Capital, and Silver ...

  • Barclays: Dunkin' Brands Attractive Following Pullback Benzinga - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 1:02 PM EDT

    Shares of Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN ) peaked at $53.05 per share back in March and have since been underperforming the Nasdaq, S&P 500 and Dow Jones indices. In a note to clients on Wednesday, analysts ...

  • Major Insider Buying at GNC: A Key Gamble or a Dream? @ 24/7 Wall St. - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

    GNC Holdings has had a very rough 2014. Recent changes inside the company are trying to rectify the situation. The new chairman has purchased about $1 million worth of GNC's common stock.

  • Analyst Says Buy These Retail Stocks Before Earnings Come Out @ 24/7 Wall St. - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 9:06 AM EDT

    Retailers and the consumer discretionary sector as a whole have had a very dismal year. It is even more dismal when you compare the sector performance to some of the other top S&P 500 performers like technology ...

  • These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. for Wednesday, August 20, 2014. They include Activision, BHP Billiton, CIBC, Dunkin' Brands, JetBlue and Panera Bread.

  • 6 Biotech Stocks to Buy Now With Up to 100% Upside Potential 24/7 Wall St. - Wed, Aug 20, 2014 8:40 AM EDT

    With the biotech space having its usual volatile ups and downs this year, the analysts at Stifel have stepped back into the coverage world and have reinitiated research analysis on some of the top stocks ...

  • Big Insider Selling Coincides With SolarCity Analyst Downgrade @ 24/7 Wall St. - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 5:11 PM EDT

    SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has had several issues come up of late. Earnings (well, losses) took out about 8% of the value recently with light revenues, but on Tuesday a downgrade from Robert W. Baird ...

  • Biz Break: Apple shares hit record high ahead of iPhone 6 @ San Jose Mercury News - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 4:12 PM EDT

    Today: Apple sets a record share price as analysts continue to cheer the Cupertino company ahead of an expected iPhone 6 debut.

  • The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday @ 24/7 Wall St. - Tue, Aug 19, 2014 4:08 PM EDT

    August 19, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today included the following four firms: Inc. (NYSE: COUP) saw shares fall more than 8.5% to a new 52-week low of $13.07 compared with the stock’s ...

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