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Brown & Brown (BRO) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates

2017-10-17 zacks
Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO - Free Report) reported third-quarter 2017 earnings of 53 cents per share, outpacing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 8.2%. Also, earnings increased 1.9% year over year. The quarter witnessed noticeable organic revenue growth across all divisions, partially offset by a rise in expenses. Nonetheless, the company saw an increase in the Commissions and fees segment in the reported quarter. (18-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Stifel Financial, Banco Santander, American Equity Investment Life, Radian Group and OM Asset Management

2017-10-13 zacks
Chicago, IL – October 13, 2017 – 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 Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE: (SF - Free Report) – Free Report), Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: (SAN - Free Report) – Free Report), American Equity Investment Life Holding (NYSE: (AEL - Free Report) – Free Report), Radian Group Inc (NYSE: (RDN - Free Report) – Free Report) and OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE: (OMAM - Free Report) – Free Report). (140-0)

5 Life Insurers Billed as Stocks for an Earnings Beat in Q3

2017-10-12 zacks
The year 2017 is turning out to be quite tumultuous for the insurance industry as a whole. Blame it on catastrophic events threatening to hurt the economy, albeit on a short-term basis, along with ambiguities reflected in the Federal Reserve’s decision to leave the interest rates persistently unchanged for the time being. If we focus on the life insurance industry, the aforementioned challenges apart, the life insurers have been experiencing continued disruptions in the form of evolving customer demands as well as economic and regulatory changes. (92-0)

Fed Minutes Validate December Rate Hike: Top 5 Gainers

2017-10-12 zacks
Minutes of the Federal Reserve’s September 19-20 meeting showed that ‘many’ officials favor a rate hike later this year as the economy continues to expand at a steady clip. Fed officials added that the adverse effects of hurricanes on the economy are likely to be temporary. (74-0)

35 Stocks For October 2017

2017-10-07 seekingalpha
Every month, we construct a theoretical long/short portfolio of stocks that demonstrates solid relative value with potential for ongoing cash flow growth and ROIC expansion. (592-3)

Global Insurance Accelerator Welcomes W. R. Berkley Corporation as New Investor

2017-10-02 marketwired
DES MOINES, IA--(Marketwired - October 02, 2017) - The Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA), the world's first business accelerator focused solely on innovation and technology for the insurance industry, is pleased to announce that W. R. Berkley Corporation (W. R. Berkley), an insurance holding company recognized as one of the largest commercial lines writers in the U.S., will join the GIA Board of Directors through a commitment to be an investor. (8-0)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Pernod Ricard, Heineken NV, Boston Beer Company and Constellation Brands

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 11, 2017 – 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 Pernod Ricard SA (OTCMKTS:PDRDY – Free Report), Heineken NV (OTCMKTS:HEINY – Free Report), The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM – Free Report) and Constellation Brands Inc.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Eli Lilly, Halliburton, Monster Beverage, Huntington Bancshares and Liberty Global

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 11, 2017 – 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 Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY – Free Report), Halliburton (NYSE:HAL – Free Report), Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST – Free Report), Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN – Free Report) and Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA – Free Report).

Zacks.com featured highlights: CBRE Group, Canadian Pacific Railway, East West Bancorp, Hasbro and Masimo

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL –August 11, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include CBRE Group Inc.(NYSE:(CBG - Free Report) – Free Report), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP – Free Report), East West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC – Free Report), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS – Free Report) and Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI – Free Report).

Zacks.com featured highlights: Post Holdings, Duluth Holdings, Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Koppers Holdings and Silicon Laboratories

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL –August 11, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:(POST - Free Report) – Free Report), Duluth Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:(DLTH - Free Report) – Free Report),  Ritter Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:(RTTR - Free Report) – Free Report), Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:(KOP - Free Report) – Free Report) and Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:(SLAB - Free Report) – Free Report).

Zacks Value Trader Highlights: Townsquare Media, Ultra Clean Holdings, Stoneridge, M/I Homes and ZAGG

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL –Aug 11, 2017 – Zacks Value Trader is a podcast hosted weekly by Zacks Stock Strategist Tracey Ryniec. Every week, Tracey will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life. To listen to the podcast, click here: (Please use the Soundcloud link from this URL for the PR. Thanks: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/271446/5-small-cap-value-stocks-to-buy-now)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Kemet, Yelp and Appfolio

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 11, 2017 – 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 Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM – Free Report), Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP – Free Report) and Appfolio, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPF – Free Report).  

Zacks.com featured highlights: Gray Television, Align Technology, SolarEdge Technologies, Nova Measuring Instruments and Brooks Automation

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL –August 11, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE:GTN – Free Report), Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN – Free Report), SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SEDG – Free Report), Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI – Free Report) and Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS – Free Report).

Johnson Outdoors, MicroStrategy, Snap, NVIDIA and Nordstrom highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 11, 2017 – Zacks Equity Research highlights Johnson Outdoors Inc. (NASDAQ:JOUT – Free Report) as the Bull of the Day MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ:MSTR – Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Snap, Inc. (NYSE:SNAP – Free Report), NVIDIA (NASDAQ:(NVDA - Free Report) – Free Report) and Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN – Free Report).

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, CSX, Kansas City Southern and Genesee & Wyoming

2017-08-11 zacks
Chicago, IL –August 11, 2017 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Industry: Railroads, Part 2, including Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP – Free Report), Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC – Free Report), CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX – Free Report), Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU – Free Report) and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR – Free Report).

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Adobe Systems, Five9, Red Hat and Amazon

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 10, 2017 – 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 Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE – Free Report),Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN – Free Report), Red Hat (NYSE:RHT – Free Report) and Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN – Free Report).

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Pioneer Natural Resources, Apache, Genesis Energy L.P., Marathon Oil and HollyFrontier

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 10, 2017 – 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 Pioneer Natural Resources Co.(NYSE:PXD – Free Report), Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA – Free Report), Genesis Energy L.P. (NYSE:GEL – Free Report), Marathon Oil Corp.

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: CSX, Union Pacific, Kansas City Southern and Norfolk Southern

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL –August 10, 2017 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Industry: Railroads, Part 1, including CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX – Free Report), Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP – Free Report), Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU – Free Report) and Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC – Free Report).

Zacks.com featured highlights: Nutrisystem, Kronos Worldwide, Applied Optoelectronics and The Brink's

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 10, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI – Free Report), Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO – Free Report), Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI – Free Report) and The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO – Free Report).

ZAGG, F5 Networks and Snap highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 10, 2017 – Zacks Equity Research highlights ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ:ZAGG – Free Report) as the Bull of the Day F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV – Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP – Free Report).

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: CVS Health, Marriott, Enbridge, MetLife and Aon

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 10, 2017 – 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 includeCVS Health (NYSE:CVS – Free Report), Marriott (NASDAQ:MAR – Free Report), Enbridge (NYSE:ENB – Free Report), MetLife (NYSE:MET – Free Report) and Aon (NYSE:AON – Free Report).

Zacks.com featured highlights: Volkswagen, Hitachi, AllianceBernstein, SK Telecom Co and ePlus

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL –August 10, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article includeVolkswagen AG (OTCMKTS:(VLKAY - Free Report) – Free Report), Hitachi Ltd. (OTCMKTS:(HTHIY - Free Report) – Free Report), AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE:(AB - Free Report) – Free Report), SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE:(SKM - Free Report) – Free Report) and ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:(PLUS - Free Report) – Free Report).

Zacks Earnings Trends Highlights: Caterpillar, Facebook and Intel

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 10, 2017 – Zacks Director of Research Sheraz Mian says, "While growth is a bit on the lighter side relative to the preceding period, the proportion of companies beating estimates, particularly revenue estimates, is notably tracking above other periods."

Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Emerging Markets ETF, Yandex, Qiwi, MercadoLibre and Baidu

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL – August 10, 2016 – Zacks Market Edge is a podcast hosted weekly by Zacks Stock Strategist Tracey Ryniec. Every week, Tracey will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life. (Please use the Soundcloud link from this URL for the PR. Thanks: https://www.zacks.com/stock/news/271262/emerging-markets-ready-for-takeoff)

Zacks.com featured highlights: Popular, National General Holdings, Regal Beloit, American Equity Investment Life Holding Company and UGI

2017-08-10 zacks
Chicago, IL –August 10, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include Popular, Inc.(NASDAQ:BPOP – Free Report), National General Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:NGHC – Free Report), Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC – Free Report), American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL – Free Report) andUGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI – Free Report).

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