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American Equity Investment Life (AEL) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

American Equity Investment Life (NYSE:AEL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday.

According to Zacks, “American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, is a full service underwriter of a broad line of annuity and insurance products,....More>>>

Honda Will Shut UK Plant, Blaming Market Necessity, Not Brexit

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Honda Motor of Japan said Tuesday it will close its manufacturing plant....More>>>

Host Hotels Earnings: HOST Stock Unmoved Despite Strong Q4

Host Hotels (NYSE:HST) released its quarterly earnings to the public and the company’s results were a touch above what analysts were calling for in the Wall Street consensus estimate, but shares were relatively unchanged after hours on Tuesday.

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The hotel operator, based out of Bethesda, Maryland, said that it brought in funds from operations that reached....More>>>

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call July 19, 2018, 5:30 p.m. ET

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Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
Prepared Remarks:

Operator

Greetings, and welcome to the Microsoft Fiscal Year 2018 fourth quarter earnings conference call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only....More>>>

Belden Shares Pop More Than 13% Higher on Q4 Results

What happened

Shares of Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC), a provider of signal-transmission products in a number of segments that include television broadcast and satellite industries, are up over 12% in early afternoon trading Wednesday after the company released strong fourth-quarter results.

So what

Fourth-quarter revenue checked in at $655.4 million, an 8.4% increase compared....More>>>

Marriott International Inc (MAR) Stake Lowered by Piedmont Investment Advisors Inc.

Piedmont Investment Advisors Inc. lessened its position in Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 43.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 24,664 shares of the company’s stock after selling 18,704 shares during the period. Piedmont Investment Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Marriott International were worth....More>>>

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Alamos Gold Inc (AGI) Will Announce Earnings of $0.02 Per Share

Equities analysts expect Alamos Gold Inc (NYSE:AGI) (TSE:AGI) to post earnings of $0.02 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have made estimates for Alamos Gold’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.01 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.02. Alamos Gold posted earnings of $0.04 per share in the same quarter....More>>>

Hot Oil Stocks To Buy Right Now

February 1, 2019: The S&P 500 closed flat at 2,706.17. The DJIA closed up 0.2% at 25,060.02. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 0.3% at 7,263.87.

Thursday was a mixed day for the broad U.S. markets. The busiest week of this earnings season with 12 Dow components reporting has finally come to a close. And after solid results from a fair number of companies, the broad markets have each....More>>>

$289.60 Million in Sales Expected for MarineMax Inc (HZO) This Quarter

Analysts expect MarineMax Inc (NYSE:HZO) to post $289.60 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have made estimates for MarineMax’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $284.80 million and the highest is $293.10 million. MarineMax posted sales of $270.61 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over....More>>>

Top Low Price Stocks For 2019

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) is one of the great business success stories of the past few decades. After revolutionizing American retailing in the 1980s and 1990s, it has managed to hold its own in this century even as so much consumer traffic has shifted to online spending. Walmart stock has been a steady, reliable grower as well.

The Arkansas-based company has dominated low- to mid-priced retailing....More>>>

Top 5 Bank Stocks For 2019

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale acquired a new position in shares of FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 32,300 shares of the information security company’s stock, valued at approximately $544,000.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. California....More>>>

Hot Small Cap Stocks To Watch Right Now

Small cap mobile gaming stock SPYR Inc (OTCMKTS: SPYR) has just announced that its flagship game Pocket Starships, is now available for download and play on VK.com (VK) – a social networking site very similar to Facebook and the fifth most visited website in the world. Most Americans have probably never heard of VK, but its actually the largest European online social media and social networking....More>>>

Top Financial Stocks To Own For 2019

Raleigh, NC, based Investment company Cardinal Capital Management buys Novo Nordisk A/S, Envision Healthcare, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Boston Beer Co, Under Armour, Sonic, sells Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Tompkins Financial, Under Armour during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Cardinal Capital Management. As of 2016-12-31,....More>>>

D-Street Buzz: Nifty Realty outperforms led by DLF; Bharti Airtel jumps 3%, RIL most active

Following progress in US-China trade war talks and Asian shares at near  4-month high, the Indian benchmark indices have been trading in the green with the Nifty50 up 23 points, trading at 10664 while the Sensex was up 84 points and was trading at 35,582 mark.

Nifty Realty was the outperforming sector, up over 2 percent led by gains from Prestige Estates, DLF, Oberoi Realty, Unitech,....More>>>

Hold Tata Communications; target of Rs 540: ICICI Direct

ICICI Direct’s research report on Tata Communications

Revenues came in at Rs 4269.5 crore vs. our estimate of Rs 4117 crore. Reported revenues included one-time revenue of Rs 91 crore, owing to new regulation on the access facilitation charges for cable landing stations. Data revenues (including one-time revenues) reported growth of 14.1% YoY to Rs 3325.9 crore (vs. our expectation....More>>>