Lieutenant Colonel Allen West (Ret.) on the possible summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Lieutenant Colonel Allen West (Ret.) on the possible summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.
It is perfectly legal for company insiders, including board members, to buy and sell stock in a company. However, such insiders must disclose their trading activities, and not trade on inside information. Insider transactions are not the most important thing when it comes to long-term investing.
So we'll take a look at whether insiders have been buying or selling shares in argenx SE (EBR:ARGX). Do Insider Transactions Matter? It is perfectly legal for company insiders, including board members, to buy and sell stock in a company.
Adland veteran Sir Martin Sorrell on Tuesday said he still wants WPP, the firm he acrimoniously departed last year, to do well and he is “concerned” about progress there. Sorrell was in Davos for the World Economic Forum as he spoke about WPP, which he left in 2018 following an allegation of personal misconduct that he denies. “I remain a shareholder, so I'm very concerned about the progress that WPP makes too,” Sorrell, who holds 1.5% of WPP, told CNBC.
General Electric shares closed lower following a Wall Street Journal report saying it may be more difficult than expected to sell its aviation services business. Former Vice Chair of General Electric Beth Comstock and Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman discuss.
Let's take a look at the company's most recent quarter and what led to the late-year plummet to find insight into what investors can expect from the company's upcoming earnings release. Align has been producing impressive growth lately, and that was largely still intact. The company generated record revenue of $505.3 million for the third quarter, an increase of 31% year over year, which topped the high end of management's forecast. Revenue from the segment increased 25% year over year to $427 million, while sales of scanners and services hit $78 million, a 79% increase.
California power company PG&E Corp, which expects to soon file for bankruptcy, said on Wednesday it would cost between $75 billion and $150 billion to fully comply with a judge's order to inspect its power grid and remove or trim trees that could fall into power lines and trigger wildfires. PG&E in a filing in U.S. District Court in San Francisco said it could not on its own afford the work proposed in a Jan. 9 order by U.S. District Judge William Alsup, who is overseeing conditions of the company's probation following a 2010 gas pipeline explosion. To pay for the proposed work, PG&E said it would have to pass the bill to ratepayers who get their power from the company's nearly 100,000 miles of overhead lines in northern California.
Natural gas prices continue to move lower, despite a colder than normal weather forecast that is expected to cover most of the mid-west and east coast of the United States for the next 2-weeks according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. The 5-year high for natural gas as this time of year is $6.45, double the current price. LNG exports from the United States have hit fresh monthly highs according to the EIA, with new plants continuing to come on board driving up export demand.
NYSE:VMC Summary Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month Bearish sentiment is low Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for VMC with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. ETF/Index ownership | Negative ETF activity is negative.
If you want to know who really controls Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADIL), then you'll have to look at the makeup of its share registry. With a market capitalization of US$45m, Adial Pharmaceuticals is a small cap stock, so it might not be well known by many institutional investors. What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Adial Pharmaceuticals?
Whether you realize it or not, the cannabis industry had an incredible year in 2018. You might not think this was the case given the underperformance of many brand-name pot stocks, but the industry itself gained validation in a big way after Canada ended nine decades of recreational marijuana prohibition in October. After running a screen on more than three dozen pot stocks, Wall Street expects all but two to head higher, as is indicated by a higher consensus price target than the current share price for these stocks.
Shareholders helplessly watched the trajectory of Albemarle (NYSE: ALB) stock change, going from an unstoppable ascension through late 2017 to a staggered walk in the year or so since. To be fair, the company was trading at a healthy premium at its peak, and its price was partially built on irrational expectations for lithium stocks. Executing on strategic objectives hasn't bought the business much sympathy from Wall Street, which remains sour on the lithium industry for the time being.
Lam Research Corp. (lrcx) shares gained in late trading Wednesday after the chip-equipment company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings amid a change at the top. It was the first earnings report since Lam Chief Executive Martin Anstice resigned amid allegations of misconduct. New CEO Tim Archer noted fears of a softening chip market but projected confidence in Wednesday's announcement.
Dan Caruso became the CEO of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) in 2007. This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size.
When Amazon reported its third-quarter earnings last October, revenue came in below expectations and management's fourth-quarter revenue guidance was lower than what many investors had anticipated. Can Amazon's fourth-quarter results improve sentiment toward the stock? It's hard not to make Amazon's revenue growth the primary focus when analyzing the company's current business trends.
The market expects AT&T (T) to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended December 2018. This widely-known consensus outlook is important in assessing the company's earnings picture, but a powerful factor that might influence its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 30.
Comcast, United Technologies and Procter and Gamble all beat earning expectations. Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro, and Scott Gamm discuss with Direxion Managing Director Sylvia Jablonsk and Belpointe Asset Management Chief Strategist David Nelson.
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 January 30, 2019, might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations. While management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call will mostly determine the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations, it's worth having a handicapping insight into the odds of a positive EPS surprise.
Wall Street expects a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when Sirius XM (SIRI) reports results for the quarter ended December 2018. While this widely-known consensus outlook is important in gauging the company's earnings picture, a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 30.
If you are looking for a stock that has a solid history of beating earnings estimates and is in a good position to maintain the trend in its next quarterly report, you should consider Take-Two Interactive (TTWO). This company, which is in the Zacks Toys - Games - Hobbies industry, shows potential for another earnings beat. This publisher of "Grand Theft Auto" and other video games has seen a nice streak of beating earnings estimates, especially when looking at the previous two reports.
Paypal (PYPL) is expected to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended December 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 stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 30.
For the last reported quarter, CenturyLink came out with earnings of $0.30 per share versus the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.27 per share, representing a surprise of 11.11%. For the previous quarter, the company was expected to post earnings of $0.23 per share and it actually produced earnings of $0.26 per share, delivering a surprise of 13.04%. Price and EPS Surprise For CenturyLink, estimates have been trending higher, thanks in part to this earnings surprise history.
A look at the shareholders of Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONVO) can tell us which group is most powerful. Institutions often own shares in more established companies, while it's not unusual to see insiders own a fair bit of smaller companies. Organovo Holdings is a smaller company with a market capitalization of US$119m, so it may still be flying under the radar of many institutional investors.
TE Connectivity (TEL) came out with quarterly earnings of $1.29 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.27 per share. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 1.57%. TE Connectivity, which belongs to the Zacks Electronics - Miscellaneous Components industry, posted revenues of $3.35 billion for the quarter ended December 2018, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 0.89%.
Amarin's shares took flight last year following a positive readout for the company's prescription fish oil pill, Vascepa, in a large cardiovascular outcomes trial called Reduce-It. Reduce-It's favorable top-line results attracted investors in droves for two underlying reasons. First and foremost, Vascepa now appears like it could be a straightforward and cost-effective way to significantly decrease mortality rates among patients with stubbornly high triglyceride levels.
Wall Street expects a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when United States Steel (X) reports results for the quarter ended December 2018. While this widely-known consensus outlook is important in gauging the company's earnings picture, a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates. The earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 30, 2019, might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations.