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Watts Water (WTS) Hits 52-Week High on Strong Q3 Performance

2h zacks
Shares of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS - Free Report) scaled a new 52-week high of $72.20 on Nov 17, eventually closing lower at $72.05. The company has a market cap of $2.5 billion. Over the last three months, its average volume of shares traded has been approximately 126.1K. Also, Watts Water surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in three out of the trailing four quarters, with an average positive earnings surprise of 3. (64-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Eagle Bancorp, DXC Technology, Adobe Systems, Craft Brew Alliance and Boot Barn Holdings

2h zacks
Chicago, IL – November 20, 2017 – 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 Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (EGBN - Free Report) , DXC Technology Company (DXC - Free Report) , Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE - Free Report) , Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (105-0)

Victory Formation Long/Short Portfolio Update - November 2017

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I have made some changes this week to my long/short portfolio example listed on Wall Street Survivor. I have basically reduced the long S&P 500 ETF exposure in exchange for some regular individual company longs, covered a few shorts in favor of better scoring ideas, and traded the long Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) position for Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. The net-long posture has been reduced closer to net-neutral as a result of the shuffling, after subtracting the precious metals hedge stake. (628-1)

Why Adobe Systems Incorporated Stock Is up and Still Going Strong

2017-11-17 investorplace
A little over two weeks ago, yours truly here pointed out that Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) wasn’t just a document management and graphics software company anymore. Ownership ADBE stock was an investment in artificial intelligence company. (51-0)

Can Intuit's (INTU) Q1 Earnings Benefit From Quickbooks?

2017-11-17 zacks
Intuit Inc. (INTU - Free Report) is set to report first-quarter fiscal 2018 results on Nov 20. The company’s revenues are likely to benefit from increasing adoption of its QuickBooks and TurboTax products. However, escalating expenses due to increased investments may hurt profitability. (162-1)

House Approves $1.5-Trillion Tax Reform Bill: Top 5 Gainers

2017-11-17 zacks
Congress’s nonpartisan scorekeeper in tax matters, the Joint Committee on Taxation, declared that the House Republicans passed an overhaul of the U.S. tax code that slashes corporate tax rates on Thursday. (398-1)

Will New Technologies Help Agilent (A) Beat on Q4 Earnings?

2017-11-16 zacks
Agilent Technologies (A - Free Report) is set to report fiscal fourth-quarter 2017 results on Nov 20. Last quarter, it delivered a positive earnings surprise of 13.46%. (122-1)

Why Adobe Systems Incorporated Stock Deserves to Trade Above $200

2017-11-16 investorplace
Right now, the whole market is doing well, tech is doing really well, and big tech is doing really, really well. Over the past year, the S&P 500 is up 20%. The NASDAQ-100 is up 33%. FANG stocks have rallied anywhere from 36% to 70%. But one stock outperforming all of them? Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE). ADBE stock is up 75% over the past year and 200% over the past five years. (84-0)

Oracle's (ORCL) CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd Hosts Annual Meeting of Stockholders (Transcript)

2017-11-16 seekingalpha
Alright. So, I think we are ready to go here. So, good morning ladies and gentlemen. I am Jeff Henley, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and it’s my pleasure to welcome you. In accordance with the notice of the meeting, I call to order the 40th Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Oracle Corporation. Each stockholder was given an agenda for today’s meeting. We will first conduct the formal portion of the stockholders’ meeting in accordance with this agenda. (125-0)

Despite Gary Cohn’s claims, former CEO says companies would probably ‘pocket’ tax cuts - MarketWatch

2017-11-16 marketwatch
So would a massive corporate tax cut really create more jobs and higher salaries for average workers, as the Trump administration claims? In the words of one former CEO, that’s “bonkers.” (51-0)

Why Pegasystems (PEGA) Could Be Positioned for a Slump

2017-11-14 zacks
Similar to wise buying decisions, exiting certain underperformers at the right time helps maximize portfolio returns. Selling off losers can be difficult, but if both the share price and estimates are falling, it could be time to get rid of the security before more losses hit your portfolio. (79-1)

NetApp (NTAP) to Report Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

2017-11-13 zacks
NetApp Inc. (NTAP - Free Report) is set to report fiscal second-quarter 2018 results on Nov 15. Notably, the company’s earnings have beaten the Zacks Consensus Estimate in the four trailing quarters, with an average positive surprise of 9.9%. (116-1)

3 Cloud Stocks to Buy Right Now

2017-11-13 zacks
In a matter of just a few years, “the Cloud” has evolved from the new feature that your grandmother just can’t quite seem to understand to one of the main factors driving growth in the technology sector. Cloud computing is now an essential focus for software-related companies, and cloud stocks have piqued the interest of many tech-focused investors. (98-0)

Will Display Strength Aid Applied's (AMAT) Q4 Earnings?

2017-11-13 zacks
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT - Free Report) is set to report fiscal fourth-quarter 2017 results on Nov 16.  Last quarter, it delivered a positive earnings surprise of 3.61%. (180-2)

Why You Should Buy Adobe Systems Incorporated Stock

2017-11-10 investorplace
Last month, I made a bullish call on Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE), citing strength in its Software as a Service (SaaS) and cloud-computing businesses. However, I also believed that ADBE stock would endure some choppy trading conditions. At the time, the markets were digesting whether or not shares could continue outperforming. (84-0)

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