Economy

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:37

AT&T Inc. and Comcast Corp. said they would pay a $1,000 bonus to most of their US workers-more than 300,000 people combined-once the president signs the legislation. The pay raise will go into effect in March 2018, the company said. Major government contractor Boeing will provide an additional $300 million for job-training, facility upgrades and charitable giving.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:50

The two more reliable long-range weather models, the GFS and European, are calling for three systems to impact our region over the next seven days. According to the site, Reykjavík had 43 white Christmases between 1921 and 2015. We jump well into the 40's on Tuesday , stay dry through Friday and then comes the nail in the coffin... The Weather Network says "frigid weather" will arrive in Ottawa and most of Ontario for the week between Christmas and New Years.

by | December 22, 2017 | 04:02

The institutional investor held 7,109 shares of the power generation company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $256,000, down from 98,829 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Psagot Investment House Ltd owns 2,300 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. Baldwin Brothers Ma stated it has 150 shares. Reliance Of Delaware has invested 0.09% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC ).

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:20

The company was maintained on Friday, September 22 by Barclays Capital. Sandy Spring Savings Bank has 500 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Marietta Invest Prtnrs Ltd Liability owns 5,700 shares or 0.12% of their USA portfolio. The stock has a market capitalization of $26,775.71, a PE ratio of 11.91, a PEG ratio of 3.30 and a beta of 0.14. The Company's natural gas system consists of approximately 42,800 miles of distribution pipelines, approximately 6,700 miles of backbone and local ...

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:19

The stock increased 2.78% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $10. About 8.71 million shares traded. Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) has risen 19.54% since December 20, 2016 and is uptrending. MHK's profit will be $247.54 million for 20.84 P/E if the $3.33 EPS becomes a reality. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.32 by ($0.02).

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:13

Shop With a Cop has remained "volunteer only" since its inception. Some Bangor police officers went shopping Thursday afternoon. Along with private donors and the department's fundraising, Hoodlums Car Club, SLV Behavioral Health and Xcel Energy supported the event.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:24

Schnatter triggered fierce criticism by saying the pizza chain's sales were hurt by the NFL's handling of the controversy over players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence and racial injustice. The company's stock price has dropped 13 percent since Schantter's comment, per the AP. And it has since grown to more than 5,000 locations. The company said later Thursday that it had "no plans to remove John from our communications".

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:09

It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. The hedge fund run by Warren Lammert held 2.68 million shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.76M, up from 766,448 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 78 funds opened positions while 358 raised stakes. The footwear maker reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.10.

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:09

The stock increased 4.04% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $1.5. About 767,518 shares traded. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Private Asset invested in 0.66% or 4,112 shares. 33 are held by Thompson Davis And. According to today's trading volume Time Warner Inc.is BELOW its 20-Day Avg.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:41

Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel, the two Democrats on the FCC , dissented from the decision because they believe the fine should be greater. The Huntsman Cancer Foundation was not responsible for how Sinclair presented these ads, said the foundation's president, Susan Sheehan, in an email.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:03

Micron Technology , Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) touched its 1-Year High price of $49.89 on 11/22/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $20.34 on 01/19/17. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 611,353 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Micron Technology Inc . has $75.0 highest and $8 lowest target.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:05

Burgundy Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $745.70M market cap company. Grace & White Inc, which manages about $820.58M and $457.25M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in West Pharmaceutical Svcs Incco (NYSE:WST) by 4,500 shares to 46,590 shares, valued at $4.40M in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:44

The stock increased 0.82% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $62.39. About 1.83M shares traded or 44.38% up from the average. Ellie Mae, Inc. SunTrust maintained it with "Buy" rating and $20.0 target in Thursday, November 9 report. Deutsche Bank reinitiated it with "Buy" rating and $20.0 target in Tuesday, September 8 report.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:44

Plane makers Boeing and Embraer issued a joint statement Thursday confirming the "companies are engaged in discussions regarding a potential combination, the basis of which remains under discussion". Such a move has always been contemplated in private, according to industry sources. The talks are on hold as the parties await word from the Brazilian government on whether.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:19

Amid an investigation into allegations of sexual and racist misconduct in the workplace, Jerry Richardson is selling his Carolina Panthers franchise. The rapper Diddy said he was interested. Diddy , whose given name is Sean Combs, quickly responded, adding , "There are no majority African American NFL owners".

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:48

Rebecca Dykes, 30, was found early Saturday on the side of the Metn highway in Beirut and the driver accused of slaying and sexually assaulting her is expected to be charged later this week, officials said. Lebanese Interior Minister Nohad Machnou urged the citizens of his country to order taxis the traditional way and refrain from using the popular Uber app.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:08

It has underperformed by 5.20% the S&P500. IHT Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Plains All American Pipeline in the second quarter valued at approximately $118,000. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Friday, September 11 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, April 28 by RBC Capital Markets.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:29

About 43,354 shares traded. Heron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRTX) has declined 20.92% since December 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. On Thursday, December 14 Schumacher Laura J sold $14.07 million worth of AbbVie Inc. "(NASDAQ:HSIC)" was originally posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:49

Bernzott Capital Advisors who had been investing in Hillenbrand for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.83 billion market cap company. Company's existing stock price is at $74.85 with a change in price of 1.16%. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 1.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 24.42. Ipswich Investment Management Co, which manages about $377.16 million and $213.36 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) by 29,204 shares ...

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:07

They issued an "outperform" rating and a $173.00 price objective for the company. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 13. Tci Wealth Advisors Inc invested in 0% or 37 shares. Strs Ohio has 569,733 shares for 0.36% of their portfolio. Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $9.61 million activity.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:51

Comerica Comml Bank reported 16,325 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Therefore 42% are positive. Laredo Petroleum presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $14.07. Harris Associates LP who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $200.73B market cap company. It operates through two divisions, Exploration and Production of Oil and Natural Gas Properties; and Midstream and Marketing.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:17

Gendell Jeffrey L bought 385,000 shares as the company's stock declined 3.60% while stock markets rallied. Cambridge Research Advsr reported 34,013 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ: AAL ). Cornerstone Advsrs, Washington-based fund reported 190 shares. Advantus Cap Mgmt Inc holds 49,632 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. While this sounds great in theory, high insider ownership can actually lead to the opposite result, a management team that is unaccountable because they can keep ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:05

Weaver C Barksdale & Associate Incorporated holds 0.03% or 252 shares in its portfolio. Bp Plc reported 32,000 shares stake. Armistice Capital Llc, which manages about $784.66M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Freshpet Inc (NASDAQ:FRPT) by 144,000 shares to 1.33M shares, valued at $22.11 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:06

USA crude futures CLc1 fell 14 cents to $57.16. Ineos revealed Thursday that fix work on the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is scheduled to complete around Christmas, based on current estimates. This has undermined market-balancing efforts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and a group of non-OPEC producers, including Russian Federation, to withhold production.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:14

Thompson Davis holds 117 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Intersect Capital Llc holds 46,802 shares with $1.47M value, up from 21,452 last quarter. ABDOO ELIZABETH A also sold $1.23M worth of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, October 24 report. The company had revenue of $1.25 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:54

Starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar , it earned praise for its sensitive education on the social evil that prevails across a majority of the country. Last year, his movie like Rustom and Airlift made him the National Awards victor. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is directed by Shree Narayan Singh and the story plot revolves around a man named Keshav, who is madly in love with lady Jaya and eventually gets married to her.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:19

Pinnacle Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Duke Energy Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $104,000. ROE ratio is a measure of profitability which calculates how much dollars of profit a firm makes with every dollar of stakeholder's equity.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:58

Community Bank who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $162.11B market cap company. The company had a trading volume of 4,362,420 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,167,796.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:11

Taking current value along prior value is a smoothing technique similar to that used in calculating an exponential moving average. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 0.10% shares. Often, a boost in the volume of a stock is a harbinger of a price jump, either up or down. Atossa Genetics has a fifty-two week low of $0.22 and a fifty-two week high of $1.85.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:57

Capstone Asset Co holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc . The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of $56.33 and 4800000 shares have traded hands in the session. Boothbay Fund Management LLC acquired a new position in Delta Air Lines during the fourth quarter worth approximately $252,000. The firm owned $43.23 million shares of the company's stock after selling 1.72 million shares during the period.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:43

The company's 3-months average volume stands at 16.96 million. It has underperformed by 16.19% the S&P500. Krishen Sud decreased its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intern Com ( VRX ) by 28.57% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:42

About 12,274 shares traded. It has underperformed by 27.33% the S&P500. Beck Mack & Oliver Llc increased its stake in Blackstone Group LP Com Unit (BX) by 1.29% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:APD). Moreover, Cleararc Cap has 0.12% invested in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. 5,000 shares were sold by REEVE PAMELA D A, worth $717,450 on Thursday, August 24.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:03

It has underperformed by 23.21% the S&P500. The stock has a market cap of 11.34 Billion. 13,187 were reported by Shelton Capital. The company's stock had a trading volume of 18,573,068 shares, compared to its average volume of 11,719,677. An M-Score lower than -2.22 indicates that the company will not be a manipulator. (NYSE: KMI ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 20 by Stifel Nicolaus.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:05

Renaissance accumulated 1.28M shares or 0.34% of the stock. It has outperformed by 294.39% the S&P500. Bristol John W & Company Inc sold 10,883 shares as the company's stock declined 2.24% while stock markets rallied. It is positive, as 49 investors sold FDX shares while 378 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. 199.84 million shares or 0.13% less from 200.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:22

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that public sector net borrowing fell to £8.7 billion in November 2017, which is the lowest November total since before the financial crisis. United Kingdom government borrowing fell to £8.7 billion in November, down £0.2 billion from the year before. Britain's economic growth has been slowing this year, which has been largely attributed to the vote last year to leave the European Union.