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Company Overview and News
Extra Space Storage Inc (EXR - Free Report) recently added a new property to its third-party management platform — ManagementPlus — taking the total number of the company’s properties under management to 500. Further, in a poll conducted by Inside Self Storage, the company has emerged as the best third-party management company for the seventh year in a row, winning the title of 2018 “Best of Business.
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Bringing in good news for shareholders, Britain-based Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS - Free Report) came up with the first dividend announcement, along with its second-quarter 2018 earnings release, since its bailout by the Government in 2008. The move follows the bank’s aims to get its state stake reduced. Notably, the British government currently has a 62.4% stake in RBS which was taken up by paying 45.
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Investors in Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (HTZ - Free Report) need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the Aug 17, 2018 $11.00 Put had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today.
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Post Holdings, Inc. (POST - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 8% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. The stock picked up sharply from the near-flat trend of $85.17 to $88.94 in the past one month time frame.
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Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH - Free Report) reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 adjusted earnings of $1.01 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 93 cents. Adjusted earnings declined 22.9% year over year.
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HSBC Holdings (HSBC - Free Report) recorded second-quarter 2018 pre-tax profit of $6 billion, up 13.2% year over year. The increase was due to rise in revenues. Further, net income attributable to shareholders of $4.1 billion reflects 5.1% rise from the year-ago quarter. During pre-market trading, HSBC’s shares slipped 1.23% on the NYSE. This mainly resulted from mounting expenses as the company continues to make investments in business growth programs.
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TransCanada Corporation (TRP - Free Report) recently inked a deal to do away with its wind energy portfolio for C$630 (or $484) million, in a bid to slash its huge debt which currently stands at around C$35 billion. The agreement will help TransCanada raise capital, which can be deployed into more traditional assets like oil and gas pipelines.
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Equinix, Inc. (EQIX - Free Report) is set to report second-quarter 2018 earnings results on Aug 8, after the market closes. The company’s results will likely reflect year-over-year growth in its funds from operations (FFO) per share and revenues.
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Shares of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL - Free Report) have gained 6.3% in a day’s trading, following the second-quarter 2018 earnings release. The company posted adjusted earnings of $1.23 per share for the reported quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.12. In second-quarter 2017, adjusted earnings were 99 cents.
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AGCO Corporation’s (AGCO - Free Report) adjusted earnings improved to $1.32 per share in second-quarter 2018, from $1.15 per share posted in second-quarter 2017. Earnings also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.28. Including restructuring and other infrequent expenses, the company reported earnings of $1.14 per share in the quarter, which remained flat year over year. AGCO generated revenues of $2.
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Wall Street’s bullish wave, which commenced in July, continues in the first week of August despite the presence of trade war concerns and geopolitical conflicts. The benchmark S&P 500 index — generally used by market participants as the barometer of the broad market movement — was up for fifth straight week. Robust U.S. economy, strong labor market, solid consumer and business spending along with government’s deregulation policies is likely to pave the way for further upside.
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Chicago, IL – August 6, 2018 – Zacks Equity Research highlights BG Staffing, Inc. (BGSF - Free Report) as the Bull of the Day, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (FUN - Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on The Walt Disney Company (DIS - Free Report) , Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA - Free Report) and Snap Inc. (SNAP - Free Report) .
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Yelp Inc. (YELP - Free Report) is scheduled to report second-quarter 2018 results on Aug 8. Notably, the company beat estimates in each of the trailing four quarters, delivering an average positive surprise of 586.67%. In the last reported quarter, the company came up with a positive earnings surprise of 66.67%. Let's see how things are shaping up for the upcoming announcement.
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Business overview Rennova Health, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, “Rennova”, “we” or the “Company”) is a provider of an expanding group of health care services for healthcare providers, patients and individuals. Beginning in 2018, the Company intends to focus on and operate two synergistic divisions: 1) Clinical diagnostics through its clinical laboratories; and 2) Hospital operations through its Big South Fork Medical Center, which opened on August 8, 2017, and a hospital in Jamestown Tennessee, including a doctor’s practice, the assets of which the company expect to acquire in the second quarter of 2018, pursuant to the terms of a definitive asset purchase agreement that the company entered into on January 31, 2018, as more fully discussed below. The company believe that its approach will produce a more sustainable business model and the capture of multiple revenue streams from medical providers, patients and hospital services. Management determined that because Big So...
2018-08-13 - Asif
Core Business At Ballard, Ballard Power Systems is building a clean energy growth company. Ballard Power Systems is recognized as a world leader in proton exchange membrane (“PEM”) fuel cell power system development and commercialization. The company's principal business is the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of PEM fuel cell products for a variety of applications, focusing on its power product markets of Heavy-Duty Motive (consisting of bus, truck, rail and marine applications), Portable Power, Material Handling and Backup Power, as well as the delivery of Technology Solutions, including engineering services, technology transfer, and the license and sale of its extensive intellectual property portfolio and fundamental knowledge for a variety of fuel cell applications. A fuel cell is an environmentally clean electrochemical device that combines hydrogen fuel with oxygen (from the air) to produce electricity. The hydrogen fuel can be obtained from natural g...
2018-08-13 - Asif
Overview Marathon Patent Group was incorporated in the State of Nevada on February 23, 2010 under the name Verve Ventures, Inc. On December 7, 2011, the company changed its name to American Strategic Minerals Corporation and were engaged in exploration and potential development of uranium and vanadium minerals business. In June 2012, the company discontinued its minerals business and began to invest in real estate properties in Southern California. In October 2012, the company discontinued its real estate business when its former CEO joined the firm and the company commenced its IP licensing operations, at which time the Company’s name was changed to Marathon Patent Group, Inc. On November 1, 2017, the company entered into a merger agreement with Global Bit Ventures, Inc. (“GBV”), which is focused on mining digital assets. Marathon Patent Group has since purchased its cryptocurrency mining machines and established a data center in Canada to mine digital assets. Following the me...
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