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>>>
October 13, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday following a weaker view on China’s trade balance joined with worries about the Fed and third-quarter earnings leave investors with the jitters. Citi, Wells Fargo, and JPMorgan all report quarterly results before the opening bell Friday. The financial sector was down about 1% late in the afternoon and gains in utilities and real estate were not....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>>>
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.
In our ongoing search for just such quality growth stocks, we ask
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.