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Rising rates have been a headwind to the utility sector. With constructive regulatory relations, these utilities may be able to add wind and solar power to their rate base without going the competitive route.

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    Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of MIME earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-18 8:30pm GMT

    So we're selling Security Awareness Training to our new and existing customers today. Web Security is available to early adopters today, and will be generally available during calendar Q4. We're encouraged by the initial reaction to these announcements, and we look forward to updating you on our progress.

  • Is Teradata Corporation (TDC) A Good Stock To Buy?
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    Insider Monkey

    Is Teradata Corporation (TDC) A Good Stock To Buy?

    Our calculations also showed that TDC isn't among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds. Hedge funds' reputation as shrewd investors has been tarnished in the last decade as their hedged returns couldn't keep up with the unhedged returns of the market indices. Our research has shown that hedge funds' large-cap stock picks indeed failed to beat the market between 1999 and 2016.

  • Why Belmond Ltd's Shares Jumped 40% Today
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    Motley Fool

    Why Belmond Ltd's Shares Jumped 40% Today

    What happened Shares of hotel owner Belmond Ltd (NYSE: BEL) jumped as much as 40.4% in early trading Friday after announcement of its sale to LVMH. Shares were very steady in trading and were up 40.1% at 11:00 a.m. EST.

  • Is Echo Global Logistics (ECHO) Stock Undervalued Right Now?
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    Zacks

    Is Echo Global Logistics (ECHO) Stock Undervalued Right Now?

    Here at Zacks, we focus on our proven ranking system, which places an emphasis on earnings estimates and estimate revisions, to find winning stocks. Of these, perhaps no stock market trend is more popular than value investing, which is a strategy that has proven to be successful in all sorts of market environments. Value investors use a variety of methods, including tried-and-true valuation metrics, to find these stocks.

  • Johnson & Johnson shares fall on report of asbestos in ta...
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    CNBC Videos

    Johnson & Johnson shares fall on report of asbestos in ta...

    CNBC's Leslie Picker speaks to "Squawk on the Street" on the report that Johnson & Johnson knew that it's talcum powder contained asbestos.

  • PG&E: Recent Developments and Chart Indicators
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    Market Realist

    PG&E: Recent Developments and Chart Indicators

    According to the utility’s filings, it has sought an increase of 12.4% revenue requirements compared to its base revenues in 2019. The increase could be a double whammy for PG&E customers. After the wildfire troubles, PG&E customers might have to pay more for power.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cambrex Corp.
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    Markit

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cambrex Corp.

    NYSE:CBM Score: Negative (5) 153 days at current score. Downgraded from Neutral on July 14th 2018 Summary This company ranked negatively compared to the Basic Materials sector with 2 negative IHS Markit Categories ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows Bearish sentiment is high Economic output in this company's sector is contracting Short interest | Negative Short interest is high for CBM with between 15 and 20% of shares on loan. This means that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are currently targeting CBM.

  • The market may be wrong about next week’s Federal Reserve decision
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    Yahoo Finance

    The market may be wrong about next week’s Federal Reserve decision

    I think there’s a good chance of no hike next week and even if there is one, I expect more dovish guidance into next year,” Prins told Yahoo Finance. I think the Fed is now expressing genuine concern about issues such as debt and record amount of collateralized loan obligations against a backdrop of an economic slowdown, trade wars, and geopolitical maneuvering. The markets have been grappling with relentless market volatility since October.

  • Columbus 'not even coming close' to meeting housing needs, report finds, hurting our competitiveness
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    American City Business Journals

    Columbus 'not even coming close' to meeting housing needs, report finds, hurting our competitiveness

    Columbus needs to build nearly half a million new housing units by 2050 if it wants to keep up with projected population growth. "We're not even coming close to meet the demand or need," says Rob Vogt, managing partner of Vogt Strategic Insights. Vogt's company has released a study with the Building Industry Association of Central Ohio detailing a severe lag in homebuilding in Central Ohio, and pointing to faster housing development in cities like Charlotte and Austin that compete with Columbus for economic development deals.

  • UK ETFs in Focus as Prime Minister Postpones Brexit Voting
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    Zacks

    UK ETFs in Focus as Prime Minister Postpones Brexit Voting

    The most popular U.K. ETF, iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF EWU declined by 1.2% on Dec 10 after prime minister Theresa May postponed the significant vote on her Brexit deal, which was set to take place on Dec 11. Sterling hit its lowest level in 18 months. May said that she has opted to delay the vote on the withdrawal agreement rather than facing a severe loss in the Parliament, since the loss in voting could threaten the Brexit deal and her political survival.

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    Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of HRB earnings conference call or presentation 6-Dec-18 1:30pm GMT

    In our DIY business, we're investing to improve the product and user experience, pricing at a level that is competitive and provides value to our clients and communicating this value to grow awareness and compel DIY consumers to switch to H&R Block. And in virtual, we will continue to innovate, leading the industry as consumer expectations evolve. By combining digital technology with the unmatched scale and expertise of our tax pro network, we will ensure taxpayers can access H&R Block, whether they want little to no help, complete in-person assistance or anything in between.

  • Costco stock set for worst one-day decline in 10 years after sales miss, but analysts are unfazed
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    MarketWatch

    Costco stock set for worst one-day decline in 10 years after sales miss, but analysts are unfazed

    Costco Wholesale Corp. shares fell Friday to lead S&P 500 decliners, after the company reported weaker-than-expected sales for its fiscal first quarter. On the company’s earnings call with analysts, Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti said membership fees rose 9.5%, or by $66 million, to $758 million, boosted by a membership fee increase take in June 2017, according to a FactSet transcript. It typically takes about 23 months for a price hike to show up in the income statement, he told analysts.

  • Abrams Capital Management’s Return, AUM and Holdings
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    Insider Monkey

    Abrams Capital Management’s Return, AUM and Holdings

    Before he decided it is time to make it completely on his own and to form his hedge fund, David Abrams honed his investment acumen at Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group, one of the largest hedge funds in the world. After leaving Baupost Group, he stayed close to Mr. Klarman, who has said about his protégé that he is as “as smart as a whip”, and that he “loves a good puzzle and a good treasure hunt”. Naturally, as his former boss, David Abrams is also a value investor, which means he looks for the stocks that are for some reason extremely undervalued.

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    InvestorPlace

    How Will Amazon Stock Fare in 2019?

    Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) is without a doubt one of the most recognizable retailers in the world at this point. But the crazy thing is, its e-commerce operations aren’t really even the money maker that keeps the company alive. I know that sounds crazy, but the fact is, according to in 2017, 89% of AMZN profits came from the company’s cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), the largest cloud company in the business.

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    Zacks

    Can Coupa Software (COUP) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions?

    In fact, consensus estimates have moved sharply higher for both of these time frames over the past four weeks, suggesting that Coupa Software could be a solid choice for investors. Current Quarter Estimates for COUP In the past 30 days, six estimates have gone higher for Coupa Software while none have gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 8 cents a share 30 days ago, to a loss of 1 cent today, a move of 87.5%.

  • J&J is emblematic of what's going on with this market, sa...
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    CNBC Videos

    J&J is emblematic of what's going on with this market, sa...

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on the Reuters report that Johnson and Johnson knew about the level of asbestos that it had in its baby powder supply for decades.

  • Kraton Corporation (KRA): Hedge Fund Sentiment Unchanged
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    Insider Monkey

    Kraton Corporation (KRA): Hedge Fund Sentiment Unchanged

    In this article we will find out how hedge fund sentiment to Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) changed recently. Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) shares haven't seen a lot of action during the third quarter. Overall, hedge fund sentiment was unchanged.

  • Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Olin Corporation (OLN)
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    Insider Monkey

    Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Olin Corporation (OLN)

    Is Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) a good equity to bet on right now? Although there have been several high profile failed hedge fund picks, the consensus picks among hedge fund investors have historically outperformed the market after adjusting for known risk attributes. It's not surprising given that hedge funds have access to better information and more resources to find the latest market-moving information.

  • Schlumberger (SLB) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
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    Zacks

    Schlumberger (SLB) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

    Meanwhile, our latest consensus estimate is calling for revenue of $8.23 billion, up 0.62% from the prior-year quarter. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability. To benefit from this, we have developed the Zacks Rank, a proprietary model which takes these estimate changes into account and provides an actionable rating system.

  • Blackstone Group (BX) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
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    Zacks

    Blackstone Group (BX) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

    In that same time, the Finance sector lost 4.48%, while the S&P 500 lost 2.56%. Meanwhile, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for revenue is projecting net sales of $1.58 billion, down 16.14% from the year-ago period. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

  • Should You Avoid Waters Corporation (WAT)?
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    Insider Monkey

    Should You Avoid Waters Corporation (WAT)?

    In this article, we use our extensive database of hedge fund holdings to find out what the smart money thinks of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) was in 23 hedge funds' portfolios at the end of September. WAT shareholders have witnessed a decrease in hedge fund sentiment in recent months.

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    Zacks

    Accenture (ACN) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release

    Accenture (ACN) is expected to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended November 2018. This widely-known consensus outlook gives a good sense of the company's earnings picture, but how the actual results compare to these estimates is a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price. The earnings report, which is expected to be released on December 20, 2018, might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations.

  • Macy's (M) Down 4.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?
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    Zacks

    Macy's (M) Down 4.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

    It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Macy's (M). Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Macy's due for a breakout? Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let's take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers.

  • DowDuPont (DWDP) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
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    Zacks

    DowDuPont (DWDP) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

    Heading into today, shares of the specialty chemicals maker had lost 6.26% over the past month, lagging the Basic Materials sector's loss of 4.53% and the S&P 500's loss of 2.56% in that time. DWDP will be looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, which is expected to be February 7, 2019. In that report, analysts expect DWDP to post earnings of $0.89 per share.

  • BGC Partners, Inc. Enters Oversold Territory
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    Zacks

    BGC Partners, Inc. Enters Oversold Territory

    BGC Partners, Inc. BGCP has been on a bit of a cold streak lately, but there might be light at the end of the tunnel for this overlooked stock. RSI stands for ‘Relative Strength Index’ and it is a popular indicator used by technically focused investors. This is especially true when investors take a deep dive into some of these estimate revision stats and recent changes to BGC Partners’ earnings consensus.