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Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Stock: Should Value Investors Be Interested?
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| August 12th | 2020  7:00AM
Chevron (NYSE:CVX) Stock: Should Value Investors Be Interested?
Investors have long relied on energy stocks to provide relatively stable earnings and frequent dividend payouts. However, since profitability in the sector is often tied to the price of crude oil, energy stocks have been on a wild ride this year. You probably remember when the price of crude oil futures contracts dropped into negative territory on April 20th.
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The Latest: Chinese city donates 40,000 masks to Annapolis
The Latest: Chinese city donates 40,000 masks to Annapolis
| August 12th | 2020  6:54AM
The Latest: Chinese city donates 40,000 masks to Annapolis
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A municipal government in China has donated 40,000 medical-grade face masks to Maryland’s capital city amid the coronavirus pandemic. The donations from Changsha, China, were first offered to Annapolis city officials in April, when the need for the masks among public safety workers was high in the beginning of the pandemic, Annapolis City Manager David Jarrell said in a news release Tuesday.
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Turkish ship starts energy search amid standoff with Greece
Turkish ship starts energy search amid standoff with Greece
| August 12th | 2020  6:45AM
Turkish ship starts energy search amid standoff with Greece
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish seismic research vessel has begun surveying for energy resources in contested areas of the eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s energy minister said Wednesday, amid an escalation of tensions between rivals Greece and Turkey over oil and gas exploration rights. Turkey’s seismic surveying ship, Oruc Reis, was “taking the x-ray of our seas,” Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez said on Twitter.
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Why it's Worth Building a Position in PulteGroup
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| August 12th | 2020  6:15AM
Why it's Worth Building a Position in PulteGroup
Last week the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage continue to slide lower to a fresh all-time low of 2.88%. While this is certainly good news for homebuyers, it has been a major boon to the homebuilder stocks. The group's sharp rebound off its March 2020 low has been one of the key contributors to the overall stock market recovery. There are several…
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Zinga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) Stock Topping Out as Restart Narrative Emerges
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| August 12th | 2020  6:00AM
Zinga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) Stock Topping Out as Restart Narrative Emerges
Mobile videogame producer Zinga (NASDAQ: ZNGA) shares have benefit from the pandemic induced stay-at-home isolation mandates, but the economic restarts have caused shares to top out. Despite strong topline growth, Zinga shares are diverging with the rising S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY).. As consumers return to work, they will have less time to engage with mobile gaming.
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The Latest: Masks mandatory in public places in Brussels
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| August 12th | 2020  5:44AM
The Latest: Masks mandatory in public places in Brussels
BRUSSELS — Authorities in Brussels are introducing mandatory mask rules across the Belgian capital following a spike in cases. Brussels Minister-President Rudi Vervoort’s office said Wednesday that the number of new infections in the city had reached Belgium’s red line of 50 per 100,000 inhabitants on average over the last seven days. …
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Shake Shack shrugs off trade war, opens outlet in Beijing
Shake Shack shrugs off trade war, opens outlet in Beijing
| August 12th | 2020  5:42AM
Shake Shack shrugs off trade war, opens outlet in Beijing
BEIJING (AP) — Antagonisms between China and the United States didn’t stop Beijing's burger lovers from standing in line for hours for a bite of Shake Shack's snacks. The New York burger brand opened its first restaurant in the Chinese capital on Wednesday in Beijing's TaiKoo Li, a shopping area popular among young people. Shake Shack opened its first restaurant in mainland China in Shanghai last year.
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Buy Pinterest Stock Even At All Time Highs
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| August 11th | 2020  6:15AM
Buy Pinterest Stock Even At All Time Highs
Like many other tech companies that fall into the internet / social media/e-commerce industry buckets, Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) has done well out of the coronavirus. It wasn’t always like this though and the company had a shaky start. They only IPO’d in April of last year but by March of this year, shares were already down 70% from their…
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Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) a Lagging Buy in the Semiconductor Group
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| August 11th | 2020  6:00AM
Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) a Lagging Buy in the Semiconductor Group
Memory and storage semiconductor maker Micron Technology (NYSE: MU) shares haven’t been participating with the benchmark S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY) recovery nor the recent rise in the chip stocks tracked by the Market Vectors Semiconductors ETF (NASDAQ: SMH). The momentum was broken by the negative earnings reaction and subsequent analyst downgrade on shares of storage sector peer Western Digital (NYSE: WDC).
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3 Transportation Stocks to Buy That Are On the Move
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| August 11th | 2020  5:00AM
3 Transportation Stocks to Buy That Are On the Move
Things are constantly changing in the stock market, including which sectors are showing relative strength and helping the market tick upwards. While technology stocks have been roaring up higher for months, new economic data such as falling jobless claims and a slowdown in the number of COVID-19 cases in many states are adding optimism to the areas of the market that have been lagging behind.
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Wynn Working Hard To Get Back To Winning Ways
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
Wynn Working Hard To Get Back To Winning Ways
News of a coronavirus vaccine from Russia this morning was enough to send the S&P 500 index to all-time highs in pre-market trading and Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) up more than 4%. Shares of the high-end hotel and casino company have had a strong start to August and this looks set to continue. They closed Monday’s session up 10% and will be up more than 20% on the month if today’s strength continues.
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Nautilus (NYSE: NLS) Set to Surge On Impressive Q2 Revenue
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
Nautilus (NYSE: NLS) Set to Surge On Impressive Q2 Revenue
Nautilus (NYSE: NLS) shares are set to open more than 11% higher after its Q2 earnings release blew away expectations. The home fitness equipment maker reported $114.2 million in revenue, up 94% yoy. When Nautilus released its Q1 2020 numbers, it raised its Q2 revenue guidance to $94 million. Even that number was well above consensus estimates of a little under $70 million.
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Canada Goose (NYSE:GOOS) Down On Earnings, But The Time To Buy Is Now
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
Canada Goose (NYSE:GOOS) Down On Earnings, But The Time To Buy Is Now
It Was A Bad Quarter, But That Was Expected Canada Goose (NYSE:GOOS) did not report a great quarter, but that was expected. The company saw its revenue fall -63.3% from the previous year as demand for high-end, luxury outerwear virtually dried up. The salient point for investors is that, although demand dried up, results were much better than expected.
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It’s Time To Buy Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT)
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
It’s Time To Buy Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT)
Haverty Furniture Companies Is Emerging Stronger Than Before Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT) has been on my perma-watchlist for the last couple of years because of two things. The first was its outlook for growth, the second was its position as a dividend-payer with high probability for future dividend increases. Admittedly, that thesis didn’t play out quite like I thought it would because of two things.
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Tempted by Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO)?
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
Tempted by Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO)?
It would be easy to be tempted by Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) , a little biotech company out of Pennsylvania that's part of the seemingly endless fray to produce a coronavirus vaccine. Some of the newest reports out of the company even suggest that it's close. As good as that news may be, there's a lot else weighing on Inovio Pharmaceuticals…
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L Brands (NYSE: LB) News Alters Its Outlook: Chart Offering Entry Point
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
L Brands (NYSE: LB) News Alters Its Outlook: Chart Offering Entry Point
L Brands (NYSE: LB) stock surged more than 35% on July 29 on news that the company will resume efforts to spin off Victoria’s Secret. In the announcement, LB added that: It would cut headcount at its corporate headquarters by 15%. The company is trying to reverse overseas operating losses through lease negotiations and other tactics. In…
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Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), Up But Still Not A Buy
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), Up But Still Not A Buy
Sysco Corporation Is Not Exactly Pandemic Proof When it comes to the best sectors for today’s investors the food-services and restaurant sector does not spring to mind. If anything, F&B and the companies that supply them are going to be under pressure for quite some time. Even with a vaccine, it will be years before the public is comfortable going out like it was before the pandemic struck.
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Medical Marijuana Makes Tilray a Buy-on-the-Dip Pot Stock
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
Medical Marijuana Makes Tilray a Buy-on-the-Dip Pot Stock
Shares of Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) stock are likely to start trading sharply lower after an earnings report that showed continued weakness in cannabis demand. Prior to the market open, TLRY stock is down over 10%. That puts its yearly decline at nearly 56% for the year. The S&P 500 Index, SPX, is up nearly 5%. For the quarter ending on June 30, 2020,…
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Park Hotels and Resorts (NYSE: PK) Stock is a Pre-Vaccine Value Play
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| August 11th | 2020  1:00AM
Park Hotels and Resorts (NYSE: PK) Stock is a Pre-Vaccine Value Play
The nation’s second-largest domestic lodging real estate investment trust (REIT) Park Hotels and Resorts (NYSE: PK) shares have been severely depressed. The stock collapsed with the benchmark S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY)but has failed to rally back to pre-pandemic levels. The REIT owns 60 high-end domestic hotel properties placing it in the COVID-19 epicenter industry stock group.
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MSG Networks (NYSE:MSGN) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
NGL Energy Partners (NYSE:NGL) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
New Jersey Resources (NYSE:NJR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Strong Sell
Navigator (NYSE:NVGS) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
Middlesex Water (NASDAQ:MSEX) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"
Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
MYR Group (NASDAQ:MYRG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
Nantkwest (NASDAQ:NK) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
Novanta (NASDAQ:NOVT) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy"
Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ:NVMI) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
Oaktree Specialty Lending (NASDAQ:OCSL) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
Wayfair (NYSE:W) Earns Buy Rating from Jefferies Financial Group
Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms Hold Rating for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
ASOS (LON:ASC) PT Set at GBX 5,000 by Royal Bank of Canada
Life Storage (NYSE:LSI) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) to Sell
Mobil'nye Telesistemy PAO (NYSE:MBT) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

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