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House prices in Malta up 5.2% in Q1 2017 - Eurostat


Compared with the fourth quarter of 2016, 12 member states registered an increase in their debt to GDP ratio at the end of the first quarter of 2017, and 15 a decrease. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2016, house prices rose by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.7% in the European Union in the first quarter of 2017. Read More »

Analyst Upside Underscores Impressive Growth for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS)


It has underperformed by 87.26% the S&P500. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.08% of the company's stock. London Of Virginia holds 1.08% or 5.63 million shares. Cohen & Steers Inc, a New York-based fund reported 14.08 million shares.#img1#. Ajo Limited Partnership reported 0.61% stake. Engineers Gate Manager LP invested in 163,707 shares. Read More »

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates "Buy" Rating for LKQ Corporation (LKQ)

The stock declined 0.03% or $0.01 reaching $33.04 per share. About 498,275 shares traded. It has underperformed by 14.86% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . (NYSE:BLK). Tortoise Mgmt Ltd Liability Co owns 7 shares. Analysts await Paychex, Inc. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $2.09 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.01 to $2.17. Read More »

Halliburton Company (HAL) Short Interest Down 21.7% in June

Halliburton Co now has $38.09B valuation. The stock declined 0.36% or $0.16 reaching $43.95 on the news. About shares traded. AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) has risen 10.63% since July 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th. Macguire Cheswick And Tuttle Investment Counsel Limited Liability owns 5,700 shares. Read More »

Premier Foods Reports 3.1% Drop In First Quarter Sales


While the overall outlook in the grocery market remains competitive and challenging, the company said it has driven market share gains in its key brands, Bisto, Batchelors, Loyd Grossman, Mr Kipling and Cadbury cake in the first quarter, and that these improvements underpin confidence for the remainder of the year. Read More »

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Plans $0.14 Quarterly Dividend

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec's holdings in Fifth Third Bancorp were worth $4,221,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of analysts recently commented on FITB shares. If we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is 1.48%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.83%. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 30th were issued a $0.14 dividend. Read More »

TX Continues to Hold Stake in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)

It has a 191.95 P/E ratio. William Duhamel decreased its stake in Twenty ( FOX ) by 36.09% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citigroup maintained the shares of FOXA in report on Monday, August 15 with "Buy" rating. Rosenblatt Securities initiated coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Read More »

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Receives $102.57 Average PT from Analysts


The stock declined 0.01% or $0.01 reaching $111.48 per share. About 3,000 shares traded. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL ) has risen 38.22% since July 20, 2016 and is uptrending. Since an alpha above 1 hints at more gains, investors can predict some further rally scope. Its up 0.01, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. Webster Comml Bank N A invested in 180 shares. Read More »

Nuveen Performance Plus Municipal Fund

The company had a trading volume of 267,584 shares. Its down 0.08, from 1 in 2016Q3. Currently, the 14-day ADX for Nuveen Amt-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NEA) is sitting at 15.81. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is another technical indicator that may be useful for traders and investors. The Williams %R is a momentum indicator that helps measure oversold and overbought levels. Read More »

AkzoNobel CEO steps down due to health reasons


Pittsburg-based PPG dropped its third takeover bid for AkzoNobel in early June after losing a first court battle initiated by USA activist investors Elliott Advisors. In Thierry Vanlancker we have an outstanding executive who is well placed to continue building momentum for the company. Belgian Vanlancker joined AkzoNobel previous year from a spun-off subsidiary United States chemicals giant DuPont, Chemours, where he was president of fluoroproducts. Read More »

State police investigate body found on side of road in Cherryfield


A team of State Police detectives, troopers and evidence technicians were at the site all day where the woman's body was found. Route 193 in Cherryfield was temporarily closed after the discovery. Troy Gardner said during a press conference Wednesday afternoon in Beddington. The road has since been shut down as troopers and detectives work to investigate the death. Read More »

Facebook blames technical glitch for temporary shut down of Catholic pages


Observers are still skeptical, since Facebook seemed to target only conservative Catholic pages with a significant following, whereas a glitch in the system would have randomly blocked sites regardless of their orientation. "That's all we know". According to Catholic News Agency (CNA/EWTN), a Facebook spokesperson said, "The pages were re-established". Many religious sites often produce similar comments to spam on their posts, which may cause their sites to go down. Read More »

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (CTBI) Insider Sells 824 Shares of Stock

It increased, as 41 investors sold New York Community Bancorp, Inc. shares while 105 reduced holdings. (NYSE: NYCB ) has been on a free fall - declining -4.12 percent in just three months. Central Valley Community Bancorp is a bank holding company, which operates through its subsidiary, Central Valley Community Bank. It has a 16.22 P/E ratio. Read More »

Retail sales rise in second quarter gives hope to British economic growth


Retail sales in the United Kingdom jumped during the month of June as Brits spent more money on clothing thanks to an extended period of hot, sunny weather, new data from the ONS released on Thursday shows . The figures were boosted by strong clothing sales, with sales at department stores up 2.7 percent and sales of household goods rising 3.3 percent. There was also evidence of spending on clothing linked to the festival of Eid as Muslims marked the end of the month-long Ramadan fast. Read More »

Cabinet clears draft bill to replace GST ordinances for Jammu and Kashmir


The Goods and Services Tax (GST ) imposes levies of 5-18 percent on goods used by people with disabilities. Ananth Kumar wished the parliamentary proceeding s would run smoothly. The country's market has been integrated. Critics say new rules to simplify and unify the country's tax structure have added an additional burden to life for many of them. Read More »

The health care mess: Reforming it is everyone's job


Ambulatory patient services (outpatient care you get without being admitted to a hospital) 2. The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover 10 Essential Health Benefits. But Dean said he could have bought only what he needed. If incorporated in the Senate version of the GOP health plan, it could make it worth supporting. Read More »

Barrick Gold Corp (TSE:ABX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday


Barrick Gold Corp (TSE: ABX ) (NYSE:ABX) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, July 26th. The company had a trading volume of 6,255,116 shares. In current trading day Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ ) stock confirmed the flow of 0.22% with the final price of $18.55. About 793,965 shares traded. Read More »

Are Insiders Buying This Stock? ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc

The Mean Recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. A number of equities research analysts have commented on UA shares. will post $0.42 EPS for the current fiscal year. If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US and global trademark & copyright laws. Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE), Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL)


BlackRock Inc. now owns 99,450,412 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $2,356,975,000 after buying an additional 95,915,907 shares in the last quarter. The stock is now moving with a Negative distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of about -1.78% and has no so good Year to Date (YTD) Performance of -1.07% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from previous fiscal year end price. Read More »

GSK backs out of £350m investment at Ulverston site


The company confirmed this afternoon that it planned to sell off its malt drink Horlicks brand in the United Kingdom and close the associated manufacturing site in Slough, while outsourcing some of the antibiotics manufacturing activity at its plant in Worthing. Read More »

ADB upgrades emerging Asia's growth outlook to 5.9%


Improved forecasts for the euro area and Japan due to robust domestic demand have offset the slight growth downturn in the U.S. to 2.2% from the previously projected 2.4% as a result of disappointing first quarter results in 2017. India is forecast to achieve its previous growth projections of 7.4 percent in 2017 and 7.6 percent in 2018, primarily from strong consumption. The Philippines is expected to grow at 6.5 percent this year and 6.7 percent next year, up from earlier forecasts for 6.4 ... Read More »

Profits at Sports Direct dive nearly 60%, pummelled by a weak pound


The group, which sources many of its branded goods in U.S. dollars from Asia, said it was "optimistic" for the year ahead, targeting underlying earnings growth of between 5% and 15% despite ongoing pressure from the pound. Prior to that, Sports Direct endured negative press coverage over its alleged working practices at its Shirebrook headquarters in Derbyshire, which saw Ashley being questioned by MPs in an inquiry. Read More »

$30 million below Parity: Ethereum wallet bug fingered in mass heist


Parity 1.5 was released on January 19, 2017. Multi-signature wallets are Ethereum accounts that can be operated by multiple users with their own keys. Based on a message the group posted online, they plan to return the funds they took. CyberScoop reported they were able to use the same exploit to protect approximately 377,000 Ether worth an estimated $94 million from the thieves. Read More »