Here's Why You Should Buy Applied Materials (AMAT) Stock

11h zacks
On Feb 20, Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT - Free Report) was upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). The company reported robust first-quarter fiscal 2018 results, wherein both the top and the bottom line surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Notably, the company outperformed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings in the trailing four quarters, with an average beat of 4.76%. Non-GAAP earnings of $1. (78-0)
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The brand Olympics: getting attention without getting in trouble - Channel NewsAsia

16h channelnewsasia
In packing for the Winter Olympics, Canadian entrepreneur Domenico Ciarallo stuffed his bags with hats and t-shirts bearing the logo of his company, which makes locker-room dryers. (175-0)
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The brand Olympics: getting attention without getting in trouble

17h reuters
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - In packing for the Winter Olympics, Canadian entrepreneur Domenico Ciarallo stuffed his bags with hats and t-shirts bearing the logo of his company, which makes locker-room dryers. (175-0)
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Olympics-The brand Olympics: getting attention without getting in trouble

18h reuters
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 20 (Reuters) - In packing for the Winter Olympics, Canadian entrepreneur Domenico Ciarallo stuffed his bags with hats and t-shirts bearing the logo of his company, which makes locker-room dryers. (175-1)
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PPG Industries: Diversified Revenue And Shareholder Disbursements

7h seekingalpha
PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) pulled back from its 52-week highs along with the rest of the market recently providing investors a slight discount on a strong investment opportunity. The stock enjoyed a strong year in 2017 and the combination of a recent uptick in growth and a market-wide correction has left it worth a second look. (4-0)
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How’s Halliburton Reacting to Crude Oil’s Price Change?

10h editors.aws.marketrealist
Halliburton’s (HAL) stock price correlation coefficient with crude oil prices on February 9–16, 2018, was 0.54. Halliburton and crude oil prices had a relatively strong correlation in the past week. Halliburton’s correlation with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA-INDEX) on February 9–16, 2018, was 0.11. (6-0)
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Tracking David Winters' Wintergreen Advisers Portfolio - Q4 2017 Update

19h seekingalpha
The largest three positions in the 13F portfolio are Consolidated-Tomoka Land, Altria Group, and Union Pacific Corporation. (27-0)
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SA Interview: Special Situation Value Investing With Angry Uptick

2018-02-18 seekingalpha
How to define - and find - special situations, how the opportunity in MLPs was created and lessons learned from the recent sell-off are topics discussed. (169-0)
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The Nest Egg Portfolio: BinckBank Is Doing Just Fine With Its 6% Dividend Yield

2018-02-18 seekingalpha
The nervosity on the general markets should benefit BinckBank and Flow Traders (more transactions means more revenue). (32-0)
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U.S. IPO Week Ahead: Look For A Wave Of Filings In A Quiet Holiday Week With 2 IPOs

2018-02-17 seekingalpha
Two small deals are on the calendar for the holiday week ahead, including single-asset Reg A+ IPO Aspen REIT (Pending:AJAX) and blank check company Crescent Funding (Pending:CFUNU). We expect IPO filing activity to pick up as we move through the annual mid-February lull and companies gear up for March offerings. (91-0)
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Akzo Nobel India exits specialty chemicals biz, sells it for Rs 3.2 bn

2018-02-16 business-standard
Paints and coatings firm Akzo Nobel India on Friday said it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its specialty chemicals business as a going concern to an affiliate of the Akzo Nobel Group for Rs 3.2 billion (Rs 320 crore). "A definitive agreement for sale of the company's speciality chemicals business to Akzo Nobel Chemicals India Pvt Ltd has been executed on Feb 15, 2018," Akzo Nobel India said in a BSE filing. (3-0)
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Akzo Nobel India sells specialty chemicals biz for Rs 320 crore

2018-02-16 moneycontrol
Paints and coatings firm Akzo Nobel India today said it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its specialty chemicals business as a going concern to an affiliate of the Akzo Nobel Group for Rs 320 crore. (3-0)
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America's Thirst for Corona Helps Mexico Dominate Beer Imports - Bloomberg

2018-02-15 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (11-0)
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FTSE 100 data giant Relx joins Unilever in abandoning its dual status

2018-02-15 telegraph.co.uk
Relx, the FTSE 100 data and analytics business, is set to follow in the footsteps of consumer goods giant Unilever and abandon its Anglo-Dutch dual-listed status. (49-0)
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RELX PLC 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2018-02-15 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by RELX PLC in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings call. (5-0)
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Airbus Gain Is Dalio Loss After Billionaire Makes Bearish Bets - Bloomberg

2018-02-15 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (11-0)
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BE Semiconductor's (BESIY) CEO Richard Blickman on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-02-15 seekingalpha
Good morning and good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Besi's Quarterly Conference Call and Audio Webcast to discuss the company's 2017 Fourth Quarter and Annual results. You can login on the audio via Besi's website www.besi.com.
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AEGON NV 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2018-02-15 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by AEGON NV in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings call. (2-0)
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Arcadis NV 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2018-02-15 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by Arcadis NV in conjunction with their 2017 Q4 earnings call. (1-0)
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Zacks.com highlights: Cinemark Holdings, Hasbro, Enova International, Array BioPharma and TechTarget

2018-02-14 zacks
Chicago, IL – Feb 14, 2018 - Stocks in this week’s article include: Cinemark Holdings (CNK - Free Report) , Hasbro (HAS - Free Report) , Enova International (ENVA - Free Report) , Array BioPharma (ARRY - Free Report) and TechTarget (TTGT - Free Report) . (397-0)
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Foot Locker, Avis Budget Group, Chipotle and Yum Brands highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

2018-02-14 zacks
Chicago, IL – Feb 14, 2018 – Zacks Equity Research highlights Foot Locker, Inc. (FL - Free Report) as the Bull of the Day, Avis Budget Group (CAR - Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Chipotle (CMG - Free Report) and Yum! Brands (YUM - Free Report) . (161-0)
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Cardinal Health

2018-02-14 zacks
Chicago, IL – Feb 14, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Lockheed Martin (LMT - Free Report) , Raytheon (RTN - Free Report) and Cardinal Health (CAH - Free Report) . (160-0)
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: McClatchy, Gannett, New York Times and New Media Investment Group

2018-02-14 zacks
Chicago, IL – Feb 14, 2018 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Industry: Publishing, Part 1, including The McClatchy Company (MNI - Free Report) , Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI - Free Report) , The New York Times Company (NYT - Free Report) and New Media Investment Group Inc. (NEWM - Free Report) . (139-0)
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, Apple, Micron Technology, Lam Research and ASML Holding

2018-02-13 zacks
Chicago, IL – Feb 13, 2018 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) , Apple (AAPL - Free Report) , Micron Technology, Inc. (MU - Free Report) , Lam Research Corporation (LRCX - Free Report) and ASML Holding N. (354-1)
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U.S. IPO Week Ahead: 5 Minor IPOs Expected To Price Ahead Of Mid-February Lull

2018-02-13 seekingalpha
Three small deals are scheduled for the week ahead, two of which are hold-overs from last week. (91-0)
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2018-02-12 reuters
Feb 12 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1130 GMT on Monday: (213-1)
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Private Equity Fights Over the Most Popular Deal In Town - Bloomberg

2018-02-12 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (16-0)
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FireEye (FEYE) Jumps: Stock Rises 9.4%

2018-02-12 zacks
FireEye, Inc. (FEYE - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise more than 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This stock, which remained volatile and traded within the range of $13.97 –$15.78 in the past one-month time frame, witnessed a sharp increase on Friday. (20-0)
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More Pain Before an Enduring Gain?

2018-02-12 zacks
The world’s stock markets are open for trading. Traders are looking for cues to an overall direction after a swift week-long correction hit. The history of corrections shows: There is usually more price action pain before any enduring gain. We have seen the “It’s Still a Bull Market” optimists “buy the dip.” That may mean traders have to grind prices down to wring out that excess optimism before stock markets move higher… in an enduring manner. (4-0)
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European shares bounce back after turbulent week

2018-02-12 thehindubusinessline
European shares rebounded from six-month lows on Monday as jitters over a sudden spike in volatility that wiped off $1 trillion in market capitalisation last week appeared to ease. (27-0)
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[Press] EnergyPoint Research Announces Oilfield Products & Services Survey Results

2018-02-12 oilvoice
Ensco, Helmerich & Payne, Core Laboratories and Derrick Equipment Garner Highest Ratings in Satisfaction and Service HOUSTON (February 7, 2018) – As upstream activity begins to accelerate, spurred on by stronger commodity prices and growing rig counts, oil and gas industry suppliers are increasingly focused on providing customers with experiences designed to encourage greater long-term loyalty in a highly competitive environment, according to results from EnergyPoint Research's latest Oilfield Products & Services Customer Satisfaction Survey. (80-1)
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Apollo joins forces with Dutch fund PGGM in bid for Akzo chemicals: FT | Reuters

2018-02-12 reuters
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Apollo that is seeking to buy the chemicals division of Dulux paintmaker Akzo Nobel (AKZO.AS) has added a Dutch pension firm to its team, the Financial Times reported on Monday. (4-0)
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