Small cap book retailer Barnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE: BKS) reported fiscal Q1 2018 earnings before the Thursday market open with results missing expectations and shares falling off in the high single digits in morning trading. Total sales fell 6.6% to $853 million as comparable store sales
Like millions of Americans -- 143 million to be precise -- I'm still hacked off about the breach of Equifax credit files. The company's cybersecurity and response was appalling and several Equifax execs conveniently retired and sold company stock.
Recently, analysts at the Bank of Nova Scotia released a note on Baytex Energy Corp. (BTE) discussing their recent Q2 production figures pre-release, and the bank put a CAD$7.75 price target on Baytex. This represents an 158% return from current price levels.
While I definitely view Scotiabanks projection as optimistic, my own more conservative analysis for 2018 reveals that with a slightly....More>>>
There were 8, yes, 8, completed initial public offerings (IPOs) last week, and every one of them posted a first-day pop and all finished the week with a positive return. Five more IPOs are on the calendar for this week, including a technology unicorn, a healthcare REIT, two healthcare offerings, and a networking company.
Last week’s largest capital raise was Valvoline Inc.’s (NYSE:....More>>>
November 11, 2016: Markets opened lower Friday and did not move much from the breakeven line for most of the day. Friday’s best performing sectors were real estate and consumer discretionary stocks, with energy and materials the worst performers. WTI crude oil for December delivery settled at $43.41 a barrel, down 2.8% for the day and down 1.5% for the week. December gold dropped 3.3% on the....More>>>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals(NYSE:VRX) stock jumps after the company sold Dendreon for hefty gains. Flickr
Shares of Valeant (NYSE:VRX) jumped more than 14% in pre-market trading yesterday, after the Canadian drug maker announced its long-awaited asset sale plans. The stock later gave away some of its gains after Moody’s released a report stating that the asset sales will not impact....More>>>
U.S. equities climbed higher on Friday as Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. This marked the best Inauguration Day performance for a president since President Ronald Reagan’s second inauguration in 1985.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.5%, the S&P 500 gained 0.3%, the Nasdaq Composite wafted up 0.3% and the Russell....More>>>
Activist investor Carl Icahn declared five years ago that rival activist investor Bill Ackman would be the victim of the "mother of all short squeezes." Now he appears to be taking steps to make that happen…
On Monday, Icahn snatched up an additional 372,342 shares of Herbali
Growth stocks can do wonderful things for your portfolio. The key is finding great companies with solid long-term prospects, and management teams that are capable of driving those businesses forward for years and years.
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The unfortunate outcome of the health scare at Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) is bad corporate decisions. From an extreme focus on food safety to allowing activist investors to dictate board members, the chain keeps taking steps away from the path that generated the huge success of the past.