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    Markit

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

    NASDAQ/NGS:ON Summary Bearish sentiment is low Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for ON 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 | Neutral ETF activity is neutral.

  • Why United Technologies (UTX) Might Surprise This Earnings Season
    Business
    Zacks

    Why United Technologies (UTX) Might Surprise This Earnings Season

    Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and United Technologies Corporation UTX may be one such company. The firm has earnings coming up pretty soon, and events are shaping up quite nicely for their report. That is because United Technologies is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity as of late, which is generally a precursor to an earnings beat.

  • What To Know Before Buying Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) For Its Dividend
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    Simply Wall St.

    What To Know Before Buying Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) For Its Dividend

    Let's dig deeper into whether Dime Community Bancshares should have a place in your portfolio. checks you should use to assess a dividend stock When assessing a stock as a potential addition to my dividend Portfolio, I look at these five areas: Does it pay an annual yield higher than 75% of dividend payers? Has it consistently paid a stable dividend without missing a payment or drastically cutting payout?

  • Barrick (GOLD) Releases Preliminary Q4 Production Results
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    Zacks

    Barrick (GOLD) Releases Preliminary Q4 Production Results

    Barrick Gold Corporation GOLD released preliminary production results for fourth-quarter and 2018. Preliminary gold production and sales for the fourth quarter were 1.26 million ounces and 1.23 million ounces, respectively. Gold production for 2018 was 4.53 million ounces, which was within the previous guidance of 4.5-5 million ounces.

  • 4 Marijuana Stocks That Look Profitable in 2019
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    Zacks

    4 Marijuana Stocks That Look Profitable in 2019

    While legalization of marijuana in several U.S. states and in Canada will surely help cannabis growth to hit such a promising number by 2022, a number of dispensaries have been given the permit to sell legalized cannabis. At the same time, mergers and acquisitions between large beverage, tobacco, pharma and cannabis companies should certainly help the weed market grow. After all, deal making will diversify their product portfolio and propel growth.

  • Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment Stock a Buy In 2019?
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment Stock a Buy In 2019?

    Comparable sales are expected to increase anywhere from 1.8% to 2.5%, although it remains to be seen if the restaurant side has turned a corner or it's the arcade segment that's responsible for keeping business afloat. The expectation for 15 to 16 new store openings in 2019 was also reiterated, which has been the sole growth driver over the last year. Rising comparable sales at existing locations added back into the mix could be a big boost for sales and profits.

  • Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Procter & Gamble (PG)
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    Zacks

    Why Earnings Season Could Be Great for Procter & Gamble (PG)

    Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and The Procter & Gamble Company PG may be one such company. The firm has earnings coming up pretty soon, and events are shaping up quite nicely for their report. That is because Procter & Gambleis seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity as of late, which is generally a precursor to an earnings beat.

  • What You Must Know About SpartanNash Company's (NASDAQ:SPTN) Financial Strength
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    Simply Wall St.

    What You Must Know About SpartanNash Company's (NASDAQ:SPTN) Financial Strength

    At this current level of debt, SPTN currently has US$21m remaining in cash and short-term investments , ready to deploy into the business. Additionally, SPTN has generated US$124m in operating cash flow in the last twelve months, resulting in an operating cash to total debt ratio of 18%, indicating that SPTN's operating cash is not sufficient to cover its debt. This ratio can also be a sign of operational efficiency as an alternative to return on assets.

  • Democrat who opposed Pelosi for speaker is blocked from a seat on the judiciary committee
    Politics
    Fox Business Videos

    Democrat who opposed Pelosi for speaker is blocked from a seat on the judiciary committee

    New Jersey Democrat Rep. Jeff Van Drew says he did not vote Nancy Pelosi for speaker because his constituents wanted someone with new ideas.

  • Cannabis Players' Valuations: Which Stocks Look Cheap in January?
    Business
    Market Realist

    Cannabis Players' Valuations: Which Stocks Look Cheap in January?

    Cannabis Players' Valuations: Which Stocks Look Cheap in January? Valuations As we near the end of the first month of 2019, it's time to look at the valuation multiples of cannabis stocks and determine which ones look cheap.

  • Selling Maxar Stock? You Could Be Making a Huge Mistake
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    Motley Fool

    Selling Maxar Stock? You Could Be Making a Huge Mistake

    Last quarter, Maxar updated investors on its capital spending plans for fiscal 2018, advising that through the end of last year, it planned to spend between $300 million and $315 million on capital improvements (mainly for a new satellite constellation dubbed "WorldView Legion"). Now, through the end of the third quarter, Maxar had spent only about one-third this amount -- $115 million. That means that when Q4 results come out, we should see a sharp spike in spending.

  • Are Investors Undervaluing FGL Holdings (FG) Right Now?
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    Zacks

    Are Investors Undervaluing FGL Holdings (FG) Right Now?

    While the proven Zacks Rank places an emphasis on earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find strong stocks, we also know that investors tend to develop their own individual strategies. Looking at the history of these trends, perhaps none is more beloved than value investing. Value investors use tried-and-true metrics and fundamental analysis to find companies that they believe are undervalued at their current share price levels.

  • Implied Volatility Surging for Hi-Crush (HCLP) Stock Options
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    Zacks

    Implied Volatility Surging for Hi-Crush (HCLP) Stock Options

    Options with high levels of implied volatility suggest that investors in the underlying stocks are expecting a big move in one direction or the other. It could also mean there is an event coming up soon that may cause a big rally or a huge sell-off. However, implied volatility is only one piece of the puzzle when putting together an options trading strategy.

  • Watch CNBC's full interview with Marriott CEO Arne Sorens...
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    CNBC Videos

    Watch CNBC's full interview with Marriott CEO Arne Sorens...

    Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson joins "Squawk Box" at the Davos World Economic Forum to discuss the state of the travel industry, what the typical consumer wants and his response to the hacking Marriott experienced last year.

  • Under Armour Up 37% in a Year, Expansion Efforts Bode Well
    Business
    Zacks

    Under Armour Up 37% in a Year, Expansion Efforts Bode Well

    Factors Driving the Stock With rising consciousness for health and wellness, sports apparel makers are entering the business of fitness gadgets and other tracking platforms to attract customers. The acquisitions of MapMyFitness, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal are in tune with the company's strategy of expanding its reach in the fitness space. Further, management is impressed with the popularity of UA HOVR.

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    Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of OPRX earnings conference call or presentation 5-Nov-18 9:30pm GMT

    We expect our operating expenses to naturally increase over time as we pursue our growth plans and expand our operations to support a growing customer base and partner network. However, for the foreseeable future, we expect to see operating expense as a percentage of revenue continuing to decline, supporting improvement in profitability. This was evident in our strong third quarter where we achieved our second consecutive quarter of profitability.

  • BeiGene, Ltd. (BGNE) Is Up 12.82% in One Week: What You Should Know
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    Zacks

    BeiGene, Ltd. (BGNE) Is Up 12.82% in One Week: What You Should Know

    Momentum investing is all about the idea of following a stock's recent trend, which can be in either direction. While many investors like to look for momentum in stocks, this can be very tough to define. Below, we take a look at BeiGene, Ltd. (BGNE), which currently has a Momentum Style Score of B. We also discuss some of the main drivers of the Momentum Style Score, like price change and earnings estimate revisions.

  • What Do Analysts Recommend for Pfizer ahead of Its Q4 Results?
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    Market Realist

    What Do Analysts Recommend for Pfizer ahead of Its Q4 Results?

    Analysts' Ratings for Pfizer Are Mixed ahead of Its Q4 ResultsAnalysts' recommendations Pfizer (PFE) is expected to post its earnings results for the fourth quarter of 2018 on January 29, 2019. Before we discuss the company's fourth-quarter

  • Whirlpool (WHR) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release
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    Zacks

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

    The market expects Whirlpool (WHR) 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 earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 28, 2019, might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations.

  • Halliburton Plans Spending Cut As Earnings Drop Amid Shale Slowdown
    Business
    Investor's Business Daily

    Halliburton Plans Spending Cut As Earnings Drop Amid Shale Slowdown

    Halliburton stock fell slightly as crude oil prices pulled back. Halliburton Earnings Estimates: Analysts expected Halliburton earnings to fall 32% to 37 cents per share, according to Zacks Investment Research. Revenue is seen dipping $5.89 billion.

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    Markit

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about ONEOK Inc.

    NYSE:OKE Summary Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows but are weakening Bearish sentiment is low Economic output in this company's sector is contracting Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for OKE 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 and may be weakening.

  • What's in Store for Synchrony Financial's (SYF) Q4 Earnings?
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    Zacks

    What's in Store for Synchrony Financial's (SYF) Q4 Earnings?

    Synchrony Financial SYF will release fourth-quarter 2018 results on Jan 23, 2019, before the market opens. In the last reported quarter, the company delivered a positive earnings surprise of 13.7%, backed by better strong loan receivables growth and purchase volume. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings is pegged at 93 cents, up 32.9% year over year.

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    Markit

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Akorn Inc.

    NASDAQ/NGS:AKRX Summary ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows but are weakening Bearish sentiment is low Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for AKRX 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 and may be weakening.

  • Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?
    Business
    Zacks

    Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?

    Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise Earnings Whisper Estimate revisions ahead of a company's earnings release offer clues to the business conditions for the period whose results are coming out. Our proprietary surprise prediction model -- the Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) -- has this insight at its core. The Zacks Earnings ESP compares the Most Accurate Estimate to the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter; the Most Accurate Estimate is a version of the Zacks Consensus whose definition is subject to change.

  • Halliburton (HAL) Q4 Earnings and Revenue Beat Estimates
    Business
    Zacks

    Halliburton (HAL) Q4 Earnings and Revenue Beat Estimates

    Earnings Miss: World's No. oilfield-services company Halliburton Company HAL reported fourth quarter adjusted income per share from continuing operation of 41 cents, higher than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 37 cents. Estimate Revision Trend & Surprise History: Investors should note that the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter has been unchanged in the last 30 days Nonetheless, Halliburton have an impressive earnings surprise history.