|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 4000|
|Day's Range||34.40 - 34.48|
|52 Week Range||27.59 - 35.16|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||20.56%|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.74|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.70%|
First Trust Advisors L.P. announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA.
The 13F filings on September 30 indicated that institutional investors own ~87.9% of Stanley Black & Decker’s (SWK) outstanding shares. A total of 817 institutions hold Stanley Black & Decker. Among the institutions, 323 increased their positions on Stanley Black & Decker, 354 reduced their positions, and 140 maintained their positions.
Wall Street analysts expect Sanofi’s (SNY) third-quarter revenues to increase 3.3% to 9.3 billion euros. Sanofi’s stock price has decreased nearly 11.0% over the last 12 months. The stock price has decreased ~1.7% in 2018 year-to-date.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a leading British multinational pharmaceutical company. It reports its financial results in British pounds and is expected to release its third quarter of 2018 earnings on October 31. The growth drivers for GlaxoSmithKline include new respiratory products and HIV products in the Pharmaceuticals segment.
Novartis’s (NVS) Sandoz is a market leader in differentiated generics. Sandoz reported a 6% decrease in its YoY revenues to ~$2.42 billion during the third quarter of 2018 as compared to $2.58 billion during the third quarter of 2017. The decrease includes a 4% decrease in operating revenues and a 2% negative impact of foreign exchange during the quarter.
Novartis (NVS) released its third-quarter earnings results on October 18. The company surpassed Wall Street analysts’ consensus estimate for EPS but missed their estimate for revenue in the quarter. Novartis reported EPS of $1.32 on revenue of ~$12.78 billion compared to analysts’ estimate of EPS of $1.31 on revenue of ~$13.02 billion.
Analysts expect Novartis’s revenues to increase ~4.9% to $13.02 billion in the third quarter of 2018. There has been operating revenue growth for all three of its segments in the quarter. Analysts expect Novartis’s Innovative Medicines segment to report revenue growth in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the third quarter of 2017.