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Not all gloom: World leaders tout success at climate summit
Joe Biden
| April 23rd | 2021  11:24AM
Not all gloom: World leaders tout success at climate summit
WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders joined President Joe Biden at the virtual climate summit Friday to share their stories how nations can break free of climate-damaging fossil fuels — from Kenyans leapfrogging from kerosene lamps to geothermal power and Israeli start-ups scrambling to improve battery storage. “We cannot win this fight against…
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New home sales surged 20.7% in March to 1.02 million
New home sales surged 20.7% in March to 1.02 million
| April 23rd | 2021  11:16AM
New home sales surged 20.7% in March to 1.02 million
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes surged 20.7% in March to the highest level since 2006, rebounding from a sharp decline the previous month when severe winter storms wreaked havoc in many parts of the country. Sales climbed to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.02 million last month after a 16.2% tumble in February, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
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Stocks edge higher; S&P 500 still on track for weekly loss
Stocks edge higher; S&P 500 still on track for weekly loss
| April 23rd | 2021  10:26AM
Stocks edge higher; S&P 500 still on track for weekly loss
Stocks were edging higher in early trading Friday, but the overall market is still on pace to end the week lower for the first time in five weeks. Investors continue to be focused on individual company earnings, getting results late Thursday from chip giant Intel and, on Friday, companies like American Express and Honeywell. The S&P 500 index was up 0.3% as of 9:55 a.m.
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Climate Summit Day 2 message: Invest big for big payoff
Bill Gates
| April 23rd | 2021  10:24AM
Climate Summit Day 2 message: Invest big for big payoff
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House brought out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union executives Friday to help sell President Joe Biden's vision of a climate-friendly transformation of the U.S. economy at his virtual summit of world leaders. The closing day of the two-day summit on climate change showcased Bill Gates and Mike Bloomberg,…
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The Latest: European agency OKs more Pfizer, Moderna batches
The Latest: European agency OKs more Pfizer, Moderna batches
| April 23rd | 2021  10:04AM
The Latest: European agency OKs more Pfizer, Moderna batches
LONDON — The European Medicines Agency says it has approved new measures to boost production of coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna. In a statement on Friday, the EU drug regulator says it had authorized an increase in batch size and manufacturing scale-up at a factory in Puurs, Belgium, where the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is made.
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Stocks open mixed, keeping S&P 500 on track for weekly loss
Stocks open mixed, keeping S&P 500 on track for weekly loss
| April 23rd | 2021  9:44AM
Stocks open mixed, keeping S&P 500 on track for weekly loss
Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street, keeping the S&P 500 on track for its first weekly loss in five weeks. The benchmark index, which hit an all-time high a week ago, was off 0.2% in the first few minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat and the Nasdaq, which is heavily weighted with technology companies, was up 0.5%.
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UK spy chief says West faces 'moment of reckoning' on tech
UK spy chief says West faces 'moment of reckoning' on tech
| April 23rd | 2021  9:34AM
UK spy chief says West faces 'moment of reckoning' on tech
LONDON (AP) — Western countries risk losing control of technologies that are key to internet security and economic prosperity to nations like China and Russia if they don't act to deal with the threat, one of the U.K.'s top spy chiefs warned Friday. “Significant technology leadership is moving east” and causing a conflict of interests…
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Skechers U.S.A Is A Good Fit For Your Growth Portfolio 
Skechers U.S.A Is A Good Fit For Your Growth Portfolio 
| April 23rd | 2021  9:30AM
Skechers U.S.A Is A Good Fit For Your Growth Portfolio 
Skechers Reports A “Wow” Quarter  Skechers U.S.A (NYSE: SKX) reported what we can only call a “wow” quarter. The Q1 results are an example of everything we like about a growth stock and include sequential growth, YOY growth, record-high revenue, profitability, margin expansion, favorable outlook, and cautious guidance.
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Is Roku Setting Up For Next Big Price Move?
Is Roku Setting Up For Next Big Price Move?
| April 23rd | 2021  8:45AM
Is Roku Setting Up For Next Big Price Move?
Streaming entertainment specialist Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) has been shaping a consolidation after pulling back from its February 16 high of $486.72.  Roku is the largest streaming company in North America, selling more smart TVs last year than rivals. Industry analysts believe that dominance will give the company negotiating power for content deals. Earlier…
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Why You Should Buy Ford (NYSE: F) Stock
Why You Should Buy Ford (NYSE: F) Stock
| April 23rd | 2021  8:38AM
Why You Should Buy Ford (NYSE: F) Stock
Shares of Ford (NYSE: F) recently had their one-year anniversary of the current rally’s starting point. This is the first consistent march north in years and marks a new departure for the automobile stalwart, whose shares for so long looked consigned to the dust heap of history.  Alongside Ford, there are few companies still trading today who have the unenviable boast of having hit their all-time highs way back in 2000.
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Dutch Supreme Court adviser: Reject Russia's Yukos appeal
Dutch Supreme Court adviser: Reject Russia's Yukos appeal
| April 23rd | 2021  8:30AM
Dutch Supreme Court adviser: Reject Russia's Yukos appeal
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A key legal adviser to the Dutch Supreme Court on Friday recommended dismissing Russia's appeal against the reinstatement of a $50 billion compensation award to former shareholders of the Yukos oil company. The Advocate General's advisory opinion is an independent recommendation to Supreme Court judges who are deliberating on Russia's appeal; the judges do not have to follow the advice.
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AmEx sees drop in revenue as pandemic slows travel, dining
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| April 23rd | 2021  8:12AM
AmEx sees drop in revenue as pandemic slows travel, dining
NEW YORK (AP) — American Express saw its first-quarter profits rise sharply, but the company saw a significant drop in revenue as fewer customers used their credit cards and those with balances paid down debt. The New York-based company said it earned a profit of $2.24 billion, or $2.74 a share, compared with a profit of $367 million, or 41 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier.
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'Way of the dodo': Campus bookstore's end sparks firing feud
'Way of the dodo': Campus bookstore's end sparks firing feud
| April 23rd | 2021  7:31AM
'Way of the dodo': Campus bookstore's end sparks firing feud
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andre Brady loved his job as a sales manager at the Youngstown State University bookstore. Ordering retail books and study guides. Dealing with customers. Coordinating sales of spirit wear, supplies and textbooks. And watching it all pay off as the business ended each semester tidily in the black. His intimate knowledge…
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3 Gold Stocks That Could Regain Their Luster
3 Gold Stocks That Could Regain Their Luster
| April 23rd | 2021  6:38AM
3 Gold Stocks That Could Regain Their Luster
The fact that the price of gold hasn’t rallied with so much money being added to the economy is one of the more puzzling developments in financial markets this year. This shiny yellow metal is a commodity that is typically considered to be a smart way to hedge against inflation and has seen its prices decline and stagnate for the majority of the year even with rising Consumer Price Index values and unprecedented fiscal stimulus.
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3 Stocks Approaching Possible Breakout Points
3 Stocks Approaching Possible Breakout Points
| April 23rd | 2021  6:36AM
3 Stocks Approaching Possible Breakout Points
Align Technology (NASDAQ: ALGN), HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) and Trex (NYSE: TREX) are setting up in healthy areas of price consolidation, which may set the stage for fresh run-ups. One proven strategy for grabbing a stock at the beginning of a run-up is by tracking its base. It’s frustrating for investors to see a stock pull back, but these patterns…
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Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) Stock a Buy After Posting Record Profits
Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) Stock a Buy After Posting Record Profits
| April 23rd | 2021  6:24AM
Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) Stock a Buy After Posting Record Profits
Are you familiar with the term “alternative asset manager” and the company Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX)? An alternative asset manager invests in things that average investors typically don’t have access to. Some examples include private equity or venture capital, hedge funds, distressed debt, commodities, and real estate. Since they…
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Dufry AG Stock is a Travel Recovery Play
Dufry AG Stock is a Travel Recovery Play
| April 23rd | 2021  6:23AM
Dufry AG Stock is a Travel Recovery Play
The world’s largest airport duty-free retailer Dufry AG (OTCMKTS: DUFRY) stock has been recovering from the resurgence in airline travel stemming from the vaccine rollouts driving further re-openings. Shares got pummeled during the pandemic along with the airlines. While share have rallied, they haven’t reached the January 2020 pre-COVID levels near $10.25.
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Can These 3 Dow Laggards Make a Second Half Comeback?
Can These 3 Dow Laggards Make a Second Half Comeback?
| April 23rd | 2021  6:10AM
Can These 3 Dow Laggards Make a Second Half Comeback?
With the first half of 2021 quickly nearing its end, we've learned much about which Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks have taken the leadership reins—and which are hanging out in the back of the pack. This time last year the Dow was down 17% amid the early gloom of the pandemic. So far this year, it is up nearly 12% with all but six…
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3 Healthcare Stocks On The Move After Raising Guidance
3 Healthcare Stocks On The Move After Raising Guidance
| April 23rd | 2021  6:00AM
3 Healthcare Stocks On The Move After Raising Guidance
Healthcare Is Big Business   Whether your interest is pharma, direct care, or the life sciences industry as a whole you have to admit that healthcare is big business. We spend trillions of dollars annually on care, drugs, services, and equipment and that money is flowing right now. The company's on our list today represent three facets of the…
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3 High-Quality Dividend Payers About To Increase Their Payouts
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| April 21st, 6:05 AM
3 High-Quality Dividend Payers About To Increase Their Payouts
Dividend Growth Is The Key To Dividend-Growth Investing  There are companies that are growing, growing companies that pay dividends, and growing companies that pay dividends with a high expectation of increasing their dividend every year. Of those, we prefer the third group although each has something to offer. Today's lineup of stocks includes three high-quality dividend-payers that are not only growing but growing their dividends as well.
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3 Healthy Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now
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| April 22nd, 6:15 AM
3 Healthy Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Now
Pharmaceutical companies are a compelling option for long-term investors to consider at this time, especially given the important role that they continue to play in the global pandemic. The best big pharma stocks offer growth potential thanks to strong pipelines, steady income with dependable dividends, and the opportunity to invest in a business that can make a huge positive impact in the lives of millions of people.
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3 Huge Earnings Reports to Watch in April
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| April 21st, 5:55 AM
3 Huge Earnings Reports to Watch in April
Every time earnings season rolls around, it’s a great idea to pay close attention to the companies that may set the tone in the market for the coming quarter. These can either be established leaders that deliver huge results or surprise winners that surpass all analyst expectations and leave investors rushing to gain exposure. You can also use…
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Buy Nucor Stock For Its Floor, Not Its Ceiling
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| April 21st, 10:35 AM
Buy Nucor Stock For Its Floor, Not Its Ceiling
Nucor (NYSE:NUE) will report earnings before the market opens on April 22. The company is expected to show strong growth from the prior quarter. The consensus of analysts is for the steelmaker to deliver earnings per share (EPS) of $3.08 on revenue of $7.2 billion. The whisper number suggests the company will deliver $3.13 EPS. Steel is in high demand as the United States, and the world, is emerging from the Covid-19 lockdowns of 2020.
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The Top 3 S&P Performers May Not Be What You Think
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| April 22nd, 6:50 AM
The Top 3 S&P Performers May Not Be What You Think
We’re accustomed to hearing a lot about the biggest domestic stocks, those most heavily weighted in the S&P 500, but not so much top performers like L Brands (NYSE: LB), The Gap (NYSE: GPS) and Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ: FANG). There’s actually a good reason why the most heavily weighted stocks in the S&P 500, those with the largest…
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3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy Now
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| April 21st, 5:45 AM
3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy Now
It seems like every other week we hear about another high-profile cyber attack that leads to compromised personal data and damaged reputations for major companies. You can probably recall the SolarWinds hack from last December, and perhaps you are aware of the incident with Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) where the personal information of 533 million users was leaked online.
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ManpowerGroup, Inc Stock Is About To Go Ballistic
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| April 21st, 9:30 AM
ManpowerGroup, Inc Stock Is About To Go Ballistic
Rising Demand Drives ManpowerGroup Inc To Profits  If you want to know why ManpowerGroup Inc (NYSE: MAN) was able to beat the consensus target you have only to look at the labor data. The labor data has improved significantly over the past two months and points to two things. The first is increasing momentum within the labor market, the momentum…
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3 Reasons Kimberly-Clark Should Hold An Essential Place In Your Portfolio Regardless of Earnings
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| April 22nd, 12:05 PM
3 Reasons Kimberly-Clark Should Hold An Essential Place In Your Portfolio Regardless of Earnings
Because Kimberly- Clark (NYSE:KMB) was a pandemic winner, its 2021 earnings will have to be viewed through that lens. What I mean is that the company is expected to post earnings that will be a slight decline from the same quarter in 2020. Specifically, analysts are forecasting earnings per share (EPS) of $1.92 on revenue of $4.94 billion. That compares…
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Can These 3 Dow Laggards Make a Second Half Comeback?
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| April 23rd, 6:10 AM
Can These 3 Dow Laggards Make a Second Half Comeback?
With the first half of 2021 quickly nearing its end, we've learned much about which Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks have taken the leadership reins—and which are hanging out in the back of the pack. This time last year the Dow was down 17% amid the early gloom of the pandemic. So far this year, it is up nearly 12% with all but six…
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3 Gold Stocks That Could Regain Their Luster
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| April 23rd, 6:38 AM
3 Gold Stocks That Could Regain Their Luster
The fact that the price of gold hasn’t rallied with so much money being added to the economy is one of the more puzzling developments in financial markets this year. This shiny yellow metal is a commodity that is typically considered to be a smart way to hedge against inflation and has seen its prices decline and stagnate for the majority of the year even with rising Consumer Price Index values and unprecedented fiscal stimulus.
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IBM (NYSE: IBM) Rally Gets Fresh Legs
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| April 21st, 10:25 AM
IBM (NYSE: IBM) Rally Gets Fresh Legs
A 4% jump on a day when most of the market was selling off made shares of IBM (NYSE: IBM) among the best performers in Tuesday’s session. It also means they’re now up more than 15% in just a month, as they start to break out of the sideways range they’d traded in for much of the past year.  The catalyst for this pop was the company’s Q1 earnings, released after the bell on Monday.
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Whirlpool Is Why This Market Will Move Higher
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| April 22nd, 9:25 AM
Whirlpool Is Why This Market Will Move Higher
Sustained Demand Drives Whirlpool To New Highs  Whirlpool (NYSE: WHR) is a great example of what we love about the market and the economy today. The company is delivering strong results driven by sustained demand across segments in a way that will help drive economic growth for the next few years. From what we hear, the backlogs alone are enough to keep the appliance industry business for the next year or so.
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3 Regional Bank Stocks up More Than 60% This Year
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| April 22nd, 6:05 AM
3 Regional Bank Stocks up More Than 60% This Year
Throughout stock market history there have been few occasions when the words 'hot' and 'banks' go together, but this is one of those times. With the Dow Jones Regional Banks Index up around 25% year-to-date, regional bank stocks have been among the hottest groups this year. As the consumer and commercial lending environments improve and interest rates creep higher, investors are suddenly taking an interest in regional banks.
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Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY) is Set to Capitalize on Lumber Shortage
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| April 22nd, 8:36 AM
Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY) is Set to Capitalize on Lumber Shortage
Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY), one of the largest private owners of timberland worldwide, watched its stock lose more than half its value in the blink of an eye at the onset of the pandemic. Investors feared that the pandemic would cause housing – and by extension lumber – demand to tank. So, they rushed for the exits. To say those fears have been unrealized would be an understatement.
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3 Stocks Approaching Possible Breakout Points
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| April 23rd, 6:36 AM
3 Stocks Approaching Possible Breakout Points
Align Technology (NASDAQ: ALGN), HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS) and Trex (NYSE: TREX) are setting up in healthy areas of price consolidation, which may set the stage for fresh run-ups. One proven strategy for grabbing a stock at the beginning of a run-up is by tracking its base. It’s frustrating for investors to see a stock pull back, but these patterns…
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Are These Covid Treatment Makers Getting A Price Booster Shot?
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| April 21st, 6:20 AM
Are These Covid Treatment Makers Getting A Price Booster Shot?
News catalysts are often behind big stock price moves, and that’s certainly been true for companies like Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: REGN) and Novavax (NASDAQ: NVAX), which make coronavirus vaccines and treatments.  These days, the news items about those stocks are coming at us fast and furious every day. For…
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A Dip In Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Is An Opportunity For You
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| April 21st, 10:25 AM
A Dip In Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Is An Opportunity For You
Knight-Swift Transportation Delivers, But A Little Less Than Expected  Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (NYSE: KNX) reported a good quarter and shares are down because of it. You might think shares are down because of weak guidance but they're not. Possibly because the dividend was cut but it wasn't. Shares of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings are down because the company missed the consensus target.
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Why Steel Dynamics Stock is Still a Steal
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| April 21st, 6:17 AM
Why Steel Dynamics Stock is Still a Steal
Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) stock is up 38% this year and trading at a record high. There may be plenty more where that came from. One of the country's leading steel producers, Steel Dynamics stands to benefit from favorable supply and demand dynamics that have sent steel prices to record levels of their own. Global demand for steel is on the rise…
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Medical Properties Stock is a Post-Pandemic Healthcare Recovery Play
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| April 22nd, 9:00 AM
Medical Properties Stock is a Post-Pandemic Healthcare Recovery Play
Global hospital property real estate investment trust (REIT) Medical Properties Trust (NYSE: MPW) stock survived the pandemic and emerge as the nation’s most stable healthcare and hospital facilities owner. Shares are still trading below their pre-pandemic highs of 2020. The REIT owns over 430 hospital and healthcare facilities in the U.S., U.K., and various other countries.
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Scotiabank Raises CGI (NYSE:GIB) Price Target to $112.00
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| April 23rd, 11:38 AM
Scotiabank Raises CGI (NYSE:GIB) Price Target to $112.00
CGI (NYSE:GIB) (TSE:GIB.A) had its price objective increased by research analysts at Scotiabank from $106.00 to $112.00 in a note issued to investors on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage presently has an "outperform" rating on the technology company's stock. Scotiabank's target price indicates a potential upside of 30.60% from the stock's previous close.Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company.
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Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) Price Target Raised to $210.00
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| April 23rd, 11:38 AM
Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) Price Target Raised to $210.00
Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) had its target price upped by equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from $201.00 to $210.00 in a research report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada's target price points to a potential downside of 12.13% from the company's previous close.Whirlpool Is Why This Market Will Move HigherSeparately, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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DouYu International (NASDAQ:DOYU) Lifted to Buy at 86 Research
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| April 23rd, 11:38 AM
DouYu International (NASDAQ:DOYU) Lifted to Buy at 86 Research
DouYu International (NASDAQ:DOYU) was upgraded by research analysts at 86 Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a $12.00 price target on the stock. 86 Research's target price indicates a potential upside of 17.65% from the company's previous close.Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock.
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HUYA (NYSE:HUYA) Lifted to Buy at 86 Research
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| April 23rd, 11:38 AM
HUYA (NYSE:HUYA) Lifted to Buy at 86 Research
HUYA (NYSE:HUYA) was upgraded by equities researchers at 86 Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a $22.00 target price on the stock. 86 Research's target price would indicate a potential upside of 22.84% from the company's previous close.Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock.
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TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL) PT Raised to $145.00
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| April 23rd, 11:37 AM
TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL) PT Raised to $145.00
TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL) had its price target hoisted by research analysts at Loop Capital from $140.00 to $145.00 in a report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the electronics maker's stock. Loop Capital's target price would suggest a potential upside of 8.93% from the stock's current price.Several other research firms have also weighed in on TEL.
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Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) Given New $190.00 Price Target at DA Davidson
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| April 23rd, 11:37 AM
Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) Given New $190.00 Price Target at DA Davidson
Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) had its price objective upped by DA Davidson from $160.00 to $190.00 in a note issued to investors on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a "neutral" rating on the specialty retailer's stock. DA Davidson's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 0.11% from the company's current price. DA Davidson…
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DA Davidson Increases Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) Price Target to $215.00
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| April 23rd, 11:37 AM
DA Davidson Increases Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) Price Target to $215.00
Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) had its price objective boosted by research analysts at DA Davidson from $200.00 to $215.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a "neutral" rating on the industrial products company's stock. DA Davidson's target price indicates a potential downside of 10.22% from the company's current price.
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IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) Price Target Increased to $273.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group
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| April 23rd, 11:37 AM
IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) Price Target Increased to $273.00 by Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group
IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) had its target price upped by investment analysts at Jefferies Financial Group from $259.00 to $273.00 in a report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a "buy" rating on the medical research company's stock. Jefferies Financial Group's target price would suggest a potential upside of 18.39% from the company's previous close.
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DA Davidson Raises Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) Price Target to $192.00
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| April 23rd, 11:37 AM
DA Davidson Raises Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) Price Target to $192.00
Jack Henry & Associates (NASDAQ:JKHY) had its price target lifted by analysts at DA Davidson from $182.00 to $192.00 in a report released on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage presently has a "buy" rating on the technology company's stock. DA Davidson's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 13.43% from the company's previous close.JKHY has been the topic of a number of other research reports.
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Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) PT Raised to $244.00 at Royal Bank of Canada
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| April 23rd, 11:37 AM
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) PT Raised to $244.00 at Royal Bank of Canada
Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) had its price objective raised by equities researchers at Royal Bank of Canada from $232.00 to $244.00 in a research note issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has an "outperform" rating on the railroad operator's stock. Royal Bank of Canada's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 9.66% from…
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Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) Now Covered by Analysts at Royal Bank of Canada
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| April 23rd, 11:18 AM
Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) Now Covered by Analysts at Royal Bank of Canada
Equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada began coverage on shares of Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, FinViz reports. The firm set an "outperform" rating and a $130.00 price target on the apparel retailer's stock. Royal Bank of Canada's price target indicates a potential upside of 1.31% from the stock's…
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Teradata (NYSE:TDC) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
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| April 23rd, 11:18 AM
Teradata (NYSE:TDC) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
Teradata (NYSE:TDC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note issued on Friday, Zacks.com reports. The firm presently has a $53.00 target price on the technology company's stock. Zacks Investment Research's price target suggests a potential upside of 4.23% from the stock's current price. Teradata…
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The Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Trading Down 2.5% on Analyst Downgrade
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| April 23rd, 11:14 AM
The Clorox (NYSE:CLX) Trading Down 2.5% on Analyst Downgrade
The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) dropped 2.5% during mid-day trading on Friday after JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their price target on the stock from $205.00 to $196.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a neutral rating on the stock. The Clorox traded as low as $189.10 and last traded at $190.24. Approximately 19,820 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 99% from the average daily volume of 1,698,458 shares.
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Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ:LOB) Trading 7.5% Higher Following Analyst Upgrade
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| April 23rd, 11:14 AM
Live Oak Bancshares (NASDAQ:LOB) Trading 7.5% Higher Following Analyst Upgrade
Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOB)'s stock price rose 7.5% during mid-day trading on Friday after Raymond James raised their price target on the stock from $50.00 to $80.00. Raymond James currently has a strong-buy rating on the stock. Live Oak Bancshares traded as high as $67.25 and last traded at $66.88. Approximately 2,936 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 99% from the average daily volume of 356,320 shares.
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Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume After Dividend Announcement
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| April 23rd, 11:14 AM
Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume After Dividend Announcement
Shares of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) saw strong trading volume on Friday after the company announced a dividend. 566,708 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 95% from the previous session's volume of 12,510,104 shares.The stock last traded at $14.67 and had previously closed at $14.46.The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Thursday, July 1st.
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Employers (NYSE:EIG) Shares Gap Up After Earnings Beat
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| April 23rd, 11:14 AM
Employers (NYSE:EIG) Shares Gap Up After Earnings Beat
Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG)'s share price gapped up before the market opened on Friday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The stock had previously closed at $40.21, but opened at $41.86. Employers shares last traded at $41.80, with a volume of 4,023 shares changing hands. The financial services provider reported…
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McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Hits New 1-Year High After Analyst Upgrade
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| April 23rd, 11:14 AM
McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Hits New 1-Year High After Analyst Upgrade
McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD)'s stock price hit a new 52-week high on Friday after Wedbush raised their price target on the stock from $240.00 to $255.00. Wedbush currently has an outperform rating on the stock. McDonald's traded as high as $234.68 and last traded at $234.67, with a volume of 38522 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed…
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Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) Announces Earnings Results
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| April 23rd, 11:06 AM
Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) Announces Earnings Results
Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The bank reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.15, RTT News reports. Regions Financial had a return on equity of 5.61% and a net margin of 13.17%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.14 EPS.
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Safehold (NYSE:SAFE) Announces Earnings Results, Meets Expectations
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| April 23rd, 11:06 AM
Safehold (NYSE:SAFE) Announces Earnings Results, Meets Expectations
Safehold (NYSE:SAFE) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.32, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Safehold had a return on equity of 4.60% and a net margin of 38.08%. NYSE:SAFE traded down $0.56 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $67.57.
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