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GE shares fall in premarket trade after profit miss

About 71.28M shares traded or 39.85% up from the average. Portland General Electric had a return on equity of 7.99% and a net margin of 9.64%. It has underperformed by 4.60% the S&P500. Since May 15, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $3.37 million activity. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a buy rating and set a $34.00 price target (down previously from $36.00) on shares of General Electric in a report on Monday, July 10th. Read More »

Spinnaker Trust Purchases 1150 Shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG)

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Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.'s holdings in Procter & Gamble Company (The) were worth $19,631,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Louvet Patrice sold $2.55 million worth of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) on Friday, May 19. Revenue grew 1% to $16.65 billion, just below the FactSet consensus of $16.69 billion. Read More »

Merkel says up to Britain to move on Brexit bill by December

May underlined the "difficult political background" she faces if she returns home empty-handed and said she had realised at the end of the summer what difficulties the talks were in. However, the leaders held open the hope of reaching a deal at the next regular summit in December. The EU is set to say later that not enough progress has been made to start talks now, but Angela Merkel insisted yesterday that meetings have been "encouraging" . Read More »

U.S. stocks slip but Dow Jones holds above 23000

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A subsidiary of the drugmaker received approval this week to sell a new treatment for a form of blood cancer. In other US corporate news, Dow components Verizon (+2.8%), Travelers (+0.6%) and American Express (-0.4%) all reported better than expected earnings, but AmEx is lower at the open after announcing the departure of CEO Ken Chenault. Read More »

ARP Americas LLC Acquires Shares of 5275 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

Wal now has $258.09 billion valuation. The company is so far trading up by 0.21%% since yesterday's close of 86.22. About 3.10M shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Therefore 100% are positive. 08/11/2017 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at Stephens. The stock has a market cap of $257.91 billion, a PE ratio of 20.7445 and a beta of 0.29. Read More »

Cenovus to offload Palliser assets for C$1.3 billion, pay down debt

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Nomura upgraded Cenovus Energy Inc ( USA ) (NYSE: CVE ) on Thursday, January 21 to "Neutral" rating. The firm has a market cap of $12.21 billion, a P/E ratio of 4.06 and a beta of 0.60. This dividend represents a yield of $1.65. Cenovus Energy's ongoing objective is to advance technologies that reduce the amount of water, steam, natural gas and electricity used in their operations and to decrease surface land disturbance. Read More »

Waco: #MeToo raises awareness about sexual violence

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None of the men I spoke to in the days following the waterfall of admissions were surprised that nearly all the women we know have suffered some form of sexual aggression - gropes, rapes, assaults both verbal and physical, unwanted sexual attention or some other leveraging of the sexual power dynamic that men have been exploiting for... Read More »

Europe aviation agency advises suspending use of Kobe Steel products (5406, BA)

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This is the first safety confirmation of Kobe Steel products among automakers after Kobe Steel acknowledged last week that it had falsified product-quality data. Kobe Steel could face losses of as much as $1.8 billion in a worst-case scenario arising from its misconduct, according to Nomura Securities, while Japan Credit Rating Agency has placed the company's A rating on watch for a possible downgrade. Read More »

Jeff Bezos at 300 feet, launches Amazon's biggest wind farm

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Lincoln Clean Energy, the Chicago-based wind and solar developer, has completed its 253MW Amazon Wind Farm Texas, its first major project with corporate off-takers. Amazon estimates that their clean energy projects generate hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars to the communities that house them. That's enough energy to power nearly 90,000 homes annually. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Under Analyst Spotlight

DLA's profit will be $2.25M for 17.49 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc . About 137,543 shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc . It increased, as 90 investors sold Cisco Systems, Inc . shares while 594 reduced holdings. Analysts await AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) to report earnings on October, 25. Read More »

Consumer Reports' rankings of auto reliability

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For the fifth year in a row, Toyota has topped Consumer Reports' reliability rankings - partly because it has been conservative about implementing new technology. CR says improved reliability scores for the Model S were the reason, and it predicts the new Model 3 also should have above-average reliability as both cars share much of the same technology. Read More »

What Do Analysts Say About Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

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Traders and investors often use earnings per share (TTM) to determine a company's profitability for the past year. Shire PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG) has risen 4.69% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. 527,593 were reported by Banque Pictet And Cie Sa. Telemus Capital Limited reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). The Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.72% in Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC ). Read More »

John McCain to receive Liberty Medal at Philadelphia ceremony

Mr McCain was asked by journalists about Mr Trump's remark, and he responded: "I have faced tougher adversaries". Appearing on WMAL in Washington, D.C., the president was asked what he thought of McCain's attack on the "half-baked, spurious nationalism" that's "cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems". Read More »

Verizon Continues to Win Wireless Subscribers

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 62.22% of the company's stock. Ronna Sue Cohen lifted its stake in shares of Verizon Communications by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. ( NYSE:C ), 19 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 14 Hold. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, October 4 report. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright law. Read More »

Analyst Ratings and Financial Health of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

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Honeywell International Inc.'s holdings in Abbott Laboratories were worth $25,452,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Finally, Cowen and Company reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $55.00 price target (up previously from $48.00) on shares of Abbott Laboratories in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Read More »

A Weather Warning Has Been Issued For Dublin Tomorrow

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Storm Brian, now over the mid-Atlantic, will "undertake explosive cyclogenesis" over the next 24 hours, according to the Met Office , meaning the low pressure cyclonic weather system will see a rapid collapse in pressure. Chairman of the National Emergency Coordination Group Sean Hogan said they are not expecting anything like Ophelia's weather conditions. But, according to the good folk at Met Éireann , it's not meant to be. Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) CEO Margaret C. Whitman Sells 249052 Shares

Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 61,397,295 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $1,455,116,000 after acquiring an additional 5,394,147 shares during the period. The Volatility was noted at 2.06% in recent month and it observed Weekly Volatility of 1.72%. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website . Read More »

Unilever Q3 Turnover Declines; Backs FY Underlying Sales Growth View

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The company did not report profit figures for the quarter. The company expressed optimism, however, about the auction of its shrinking margarine and spreads business, which officially kicked off last month. That sparked concern that lower spending on marketing would hurt sales growth in the future. We expect to reap the benefits over the coming quarters. Read More »

Weekly Unemployment Claims Fall to 44-Year Low

The economy shed 33,000 jobs last month after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria rumbled across the Southeast, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. USA unemployment benefit claims were the lowest for 44 years last week, according to a Labor Department report. Read More »

Nissan suspends all vehicle production in Japan

The problems arose because safety checks were being performed on the wrong lines, or technicians weren't being supervised by officially registered inspectors. Multiple concurrent scandals have sparked something of a crisis of confidence in Japan's heavy industries, spooking financial markets and regulators in Japan and elsewhere. Read More »