Sat, Oct 25, 2014, 4:08 PM EDT - U.S. Markets closed

Recent

% | $
Quotes you view appear here for quick access.

Financial News from Benzinga

  • Chiquita Brands International Inc (NYSE: CQB ) announced on Friday that based on the votes cast during its Special Meeting of Shareholders, an agreement with Fyffes has not been approved. Accordingly, ...

  • On October 23, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) announced third quarter 2014 financial results. Amazon reported EPS of $(0.95) per share missing estimates by $0.22 per share or 30 percent. Revenue also ...

  • General Motors Company's (NYSE: GM ) third-quarter results may have sounded at first blush a tad better than reality, while an analyst questioned whether the company is positioning itself for big upcoming ...

  • Ben Banks was 12 years old when he bought his first two stocks. He didn’t know much about trading, but he was familiar with Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) and Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT ), so he purchased shares ...

  • Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVBD ) recent results are a sideshow to the short-term story of a pending bid to acquire the company, an analyst said Friday. While fundamentals for Riverbed have deteriorated, ...

  • Will BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ: BBRY ) and Lenovo (OTC: LNVGY ) merge? A new rumor indicated that those two firms could be close to a deal and analysts were eager to weigh in. Elsewhere, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: ...

  • U.S. markets rose on Friday, ending a four-week slide for the major indices despite ongoing Ebola-related scares. Investors found enough positives in earnings reports from Dow listed Microsoft and Procter ...

  • Covered Call Writing With The "Q"s Benzinga - 23 hours ago

    One of the most popular ETFs for covered call writers is the QQQ ETF or the "NASDAQ- 100 Index Tracking Stock®. According to Invesco , QQQ “is an exchange-traded fund based on the Nasdaq-100 Index®. ...

  • The stock market added to gains this week as the V-shaped rebound in equities continued to lure buyers into catching a month-end rally. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: SPY ) gained 4 percent during the week ...

  • Ford Conference Call Highlights Benzinga - 23 hours ago

    Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F ) reported its third quarter earnings on Friday. Shares of the company are down a whopping 4 percent. Below are some key highlights and takeaways from its conference call. Performance ...

  • Procter & Gamble Co's (NYSE: PG ) in-line first-quarter earnings suggests an improving "quality" of results in a difficult environment for consumer products, an analyst said Friday. Results were ...

  • Amazon Conference Call Highlights Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 4:00 PM EDT

    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) reported its third quarter earnings on Thursday. Shares of the company are down 8 percent. Below are some key highlights and takeaways from its conference call. Financial ...

  • Juniper Networks Analyst Roundup Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 3:54 PM EDT

    Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR ) Q3 2014 earnings results disappointed investors with net revenues falling and the company guiding lower for 2015. Shares fell after the announcement and drifted lower ...

  • Analysts Focus On Deckers Outdoor Q2 Beat; Shares Sink Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 3:48 PM EDT

    Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE: DECK ) shares suffered Friday on a disappointing earnings outlook for the holiday period but analysts mostly looked on the bright side. Deckers lost 7 percent in the afternoon ...

  • Pandora Analyst Roundup Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 3:42 PM EDT

    Pandora Media Inc (NYSE: P ) reported Q3 2014 earnings Thursday, posting earnings of $0.09 per share on $239.6 million in revenue. Analysts had been expecting earnings of $0.08 per share on $236.5 million ...

  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT ) shares saw a huge gap up Thursday following the company's upside surprise and bullish language in its earnings report and outlook -- that's the good news for the bulls. However, ...

  • Toward the end of trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.68 percent to 16,790.98 while the NASDAQ surged 0.45 percent to 4,472.87. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.59 percent to 1,962.26. Leading and Lagging ...

  • Strong results posted Friday by two leading auto suppliers pushed their shares higher but failed to move others in the sector. Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA ), based in Southfield, Michigan, said net income ...

  • Under Armour Analyst Roundup Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 3:08 PM EDT

    Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA ) beat analyst estimates for its 3Q 2014 earnings. Under Armour reported EPS of $0.41 vs. analyst estimates of $0.40 but Morgan Stanley suggested that the market was looking ...

  • Microsoft Analyst Roundup Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 2:19 PM EDT

    Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) beat analyst estimates for its Q1 2015 earnings. Microsoft reported EPS of $0.68 and $23.201 billion in revenue (adjusted for one-time Nokia items) versus consensus ...

  • Earlier this month, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS ) released an analysts' note titled "Death of an Auto Analyst" that outlines what it calls an enormous shift in covering the auto industry. The analysts ...

  • National Alliance Securities initiated coverage on Harmonic Inc (NASDAQ: HLIT ) Friday with a Hold rating and $7 price target. Analyst Brian Coyne noted that "despite our positive view of its market ...

  • FCC Delays Incentive Auction Yet Again Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 1:30 PM EDT

    The Federal Communications Commission reported on Friday that it has decided to delay its incentive auction until 2016. The governmental agency initially had set a goal of completing the auction in 2014, ...

  • Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.52 percent to 16,764.34 while the NASDAQ surged 0.39 percent to 4,470.29. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.46 percent to 1,959.85. Leading and Lagging Sectors ...

  • Deja Vu For Agrium As Activist Investor Comes Knocking Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 12:39 PM EDT

    Agrium Inc. (USA) (NYSE: AGU ) shares jumped Friday after an activist hedge fund boosted its stake in the company to 5.7 percent and said it may discuss strategic matters with the company. Jeffrey W. Ubben's ...

  • ETF Investors Are Hoarding Cash On Stock Volatility Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 12:21 PM EDT

    The recent volatility in the stock market has brought to light many unique products that take advantage of investor fear. This includes inverse, leveraged and VIX futures funds such as the iPath S&P 500 ...

  • For months, investors and traders digested various rumors surrounding the possibility of Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ: SODA ) being acquired by a larger peer like PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP ). On ...

  • Why The ECB Probably Won't Utilize Quantitative Easing Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:55 AM EDT

    Alpari Market analyst Craig Erlam says that even though it seems like most people want to see quantitative easing from the European Central Bank, it probably won’t happen. He was recently a guest on Benzinga’s ...

  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd  (NYSE: BABA ) and Chairman Jack Ma may acquire a 37.4 percent de facto controlling interest in Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF ) by acquiring Mark Rachesky's stake, ...

  • Procter & Gamble's Duracell Split Could Energize Earnings Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:23 AM EDT

    Procter & Gamble Co's (NYSE: PG ) plan to split off its Duracell battery brand could energize its earnings by reducing the number of shares outstanding, the company said Friday. Procter & Gamble traded ...

  • Twitter 'Hard To Buy At These Levels' Says Wunderlich Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:19 AM EDT

    Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR ) shares slipped in early Friday trading despite a positive earnings preview report from Wunderlich Securities, although the firm is cautious at the current valuation. Analyst Blake ...

  • Albert Fried: Shares Of Pandora Are 'Dead Money' Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:15 AM EDT

    Rich Tullo of Albert Fried & Company believes that shares of Pandora Media Inc (NYSE: P ) are "dead money on the long side" and that the "easy long money was already earned by value investors." ...

  • UPDATE: Feltl And Company Upgrades Buffalo Wild Wings Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:11 AM EDT

    On Friday, analysts at Feltl and Company upgraded shares of Buffalo Wild Wings  (NASDAQ: BWLD ) from Hold to Buy and lowered the price target from $155 to $153. Mark Smith outlined the reasons for the ...

  • In a report published Friday, Morgan Stanley analyst Suzanne E. Stein reiterated an Equal-Weight rating on DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV ), and named a $40.00 price target. In the report, Morgan Stanley ...

  • Following the market opening Friday, the Dow traded up 0.02 percent to 16,681.37 while the NASDAQ declined 0.01 percent to 4,452.53. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.04 percent to 1,950.13. Leading and Lagging ...

  • Will Takata Airbags Drive The Biggest Automotive Recall Ever? Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 10:51 AM EDT

    A widespread Takata Corporation airbag recall was issued after exploding airbags were reported as injuring and even killing at least four  unsuspecting drivers, and the scope of the recall continues to ...

  • Twitter Introduces Game-Changing Mobile Platform Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 10:24 AM EDT

    Mobile app development and monetization may have taken a major leap forward with the introduction of Fabric, a software development kit by Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR ), released Wednesday at its developer ...

  • In a report published Friday, Wunderlich Securities analyst Irene O. Haas reiterated a Buy rating on Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE: CWEI ), and raised the price target from $116.00 to $120.00. In the report, ...

  • Is Apple Pay Safe? Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 10:08 AM EDT

    Apple Inc. 's (NASDAQ: AAPL ) new mobile payment platform is being hyped as the safest service of its kind. In the introductory press release for Apple Pay, Apple collectively used the words "secure," ...

  • What Has Happened To Macau? Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:49 AM EDT

    A few short months ago, the exploding gambling market in Macau , China seemed like a realm of limitless potential, profits, and growth. But the share prices of the four biggest players in the region tells ...

  • In a report published Friday, Wunderlich Securities analyst Jason A. Wangler reiterated a Hold rating on Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ: PTEN ), and raised the price target from $26.00 to $28.00. In the ...

  • UPDATE: Mizuho Securities Initiates Coverage On Marathon Oil Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:41 AM EDT

    Mizuho Securities on Friday initiated coverage on Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) with a Buy rating and price target of $40. Analyst Jeffrey Connolly noted that "MRO is a pure-play E&P focused ...

  • In a report published Friday, Wunderlich Securities analyst Blake T. Harper reiterated a Hold rating and $45.00 price target on Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR ). In the report, Wunderlich Securities noted, “Twitter, ...

  • Bob McAdoo of Imperial Capital issued an industry wide update for the airline industry following a mostly better-than-expected quarterly earnings seen in many individual airlines. "By and large, record ...

  • San Francisco, CA based Prologis Inc (NYSE: PLD ) owns and operates over 2,800 Class-A industrial/distribution facilities serving 4,700 corporate customers, located in 21 countries around the globe. Prologis ...

  • In a report published Friday, Wunderlich Securities analyst Rommel Dionisio reiterated a Buy rating and $57.00 price target on Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC ). In the report, Wunderlich Securities noted, ...

  • Deutsche Bank Raises Price Target On Diamond Offshore Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:17 AM EDT

    On Friday, analysts at Deutsche Bank maintained the Sell rating on shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc (NYSE: DO ) and raised the price target from $22 to $31. Diamond Offshore announced third quarter ...

  • Deutsche Bank Expects A 'Challenging' Q3 For Kellogg Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:13 AM EDT

    Kellogg Company (NYSE: K ) is scheduled to report its third quarter results on October 30 before market open. On Friday, Eric Katzman of Deutsche Bank released a cautious earnings preview while maintaining ...

  • Euro Steady Above $1.26 Ahead Of Stress Test Results Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:11 AM EDT

    The euro was steady at $1.2646 at 7:00 GMT to finish the week after mixed PMI figures were released on Thursday. Meanwhile, investors tried to guess what the results of the European Central Bank's stress ...

  • Brent Set To Post First Weekly Gain In Over A Month Benzinga - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:11 AM EDT

    Brent crude oil looked set to post its first weekly gain in over a month after reports that Saudi Arabian output was depressed boosted prices. However, the commodity was under some pressure and traded ...

Next >>