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Company Overview and News

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Helen of Troy Up Post Q1: Earnings Beat Not the Sole Factor

2018-08-17 zacks
Helen of Troy Limited (HELE - Free Report) has seen its shares surge 26.4% in the past six months, against the industry’s drop of 11.4%. Much of this can be attributable to the company’s solid past record that was retained in first-quarter fiscal 2019. Notably, shares of the company have gained 14.2% since the quarterly outcome.
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Here's Why You Must Hold on to Cimpress (CMPR) Stock Now

2018-08-17 zacks
We issued an updated research report on Cimpress N.V. (CMPR - Free Report) on Aug 16. Netherlands-based Cimpress is an online provider of high-quality graphic design services, and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers. The stock, with approximately $4.3-billion market capitalization, currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Let’s delve deeper and discuss the company’s potential growth drivers, and possible headwinds.
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Motorola vs. Nokia: Which Stock to Bet on Post Q2 Earnings?

2018-08-17 zacks
With the earnings season drawing to a close, industry peers are doing various analysis and comparisons to gauge the underlying metrics and relative performance. Let us perform a similar comparative analysis between two stocks in the Zacks Wireless Equipment Industry — Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI - Free Report) and Nokia Corporation (NOK - Free Report) — to pick the better investment option. Earnings Scoresheet Motorola reported strong second-quarter 2018 results on the back of healthy growth across all geographic regions.
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Allegiant Travel (ALGT) Stock Declines 12% YTD: Here's Why

2018-08-17 zacks
Shares of Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT - Free Report) have declined 12.3% on a year-to-date basis due to multiple headwinds.
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Talos Achieves Success in Latest Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale

2018-08-17 zacks
Talos Energy Inc. (TALO - Free Report) emerged among the top five bidders in the latest Gulf of Mexico lease sale held on Aug 15, 2018, by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management ("BOEM"). Talos was the highest bidder for six deepwater and eight shallow water blocks, which were included in the 14 blocks it had bid for and achieved 100% success. These blocks are spread across a net acreage of about 75,000.
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Intuitive Surgical Gains From Solid Q2 and Strong AI Exposure

2018-08-17 zacks
Intuitive Surgical, Inc (ISRG - Free Report) is currently a top performer in the MedTech space. Improved price performance, better-than-expected earnings results, significant exposure to Artificial Intelligence (AI) trends in healthcare and strong fundamentals instill investors’ optimism in the stock.
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Should You Hold Kimco Realty (KIM) With Retail Sales Surge?

2018-08-17 zacks
The U.S. economy is gaining strength, and consumer spending continues to be robust amid tax cuts and tighter labor market which is pushing up wages. This is evident from the recently-released retail sales figure for the month of July that marked growth of 0.5%, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.1%. Not only sales at non-store retailers increased in the month, but gains were also noticed across eight out of 13 categories, including a rebound in sales at clothing stores, improvement in sales at bars and restaurants, as well as growth in sales at department stores.
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EIA Reports Shock Inventory Increase Despite Strong Refining

2018-08-17 zacks
The U.S. Energy Department's inventory release showed that crude stockpiles recorded a shock weekly build despite strong refinery utilization. On a further bearish note, distillate inventories jumped, while domestic oil production continues to be robust.
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Brinker (EAT) Rides on Menu Innovation Despite High Costs

2018-08-17 zacks
Brinker International, Inc. (EAT - Free Report) remains steadfast in its goal to drive traffic and revenues through a range of sales-building initiatives such as streamlining of menu, better food presentation, advertising campaigns, kitchen system optimization and introduction of better service platform. However, high costs — stemming from restaurant operations — might continue to hurt profits.
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Here's Why Investors May Find Darden (DRI) Appetizing Now

2018-08-17 zacks
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI - Free Report) is currently one of the best-performing stocks in the U.S. restaurant space and has the potential to carry on the momentum in the near term as well. Therefore, if you haven’t taken advantage of the share price appreciation yet, it’s time you add this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock to your portfolio.
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McCormick's Enticing Brands & Saving Efforts Spur Growth

2018-08-17 zacks
McCormick & Company, Incorporated’s (MKC - Free Report) portfolio comprises all the right flavors that keep luring consumers. This renowned manufacture of spices, seasonings and other flavor products has been witnessing growth in the top and the bottom lines for more than a year. To top it, the company’s second-quarter fiscal 2018 results marked its sixth and fifth consecutive earnings and sales beat, respectively.
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CBRE Group Acquires Peloton's San Antonio Operations

2018-08-17 zacks
In an effort to strengthen its business in the Texas market, CBRE Group (CBRE - Free Report) has announced the acquisition of the San Antonio operations of Peloton, which is a full-service commercial real estate firm in Texas. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. Particularly, with this acquisition, CBRE Group has become the top provider of commercial property leasing, sales and management services in this thriving market.
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Here's Why You Should Buy RBC Bearings (ROLL) Stock Right Now

2018-08-17 zacks
Strength in business and consumer spending, along with growth in exports, is driving U.S. economic growth, of late. Moving ahead, the robust economic momentum is anticipated to spur infrastructure spending across the country. Against this backdrop, inventing in selective industrial stocks seems sensible now.
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Constellation Brands Invests in Cannabis, Expands Canopy Stake

2018-08-17 zacks
Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ - Free Report) seems to be gearing up to gain from opportunities in the fast-growing cannabis market as it expands stakes in the biggest listed cannabis company, Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC - Free Report) . Constellation Brands agreed to buy additional 104.5 million shares of Canopy Growth for C$48.60 per share, expanding its stake in the marijuana company to 38% from the initial 9.
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STI or CMA: Which Bank is a Better Pick Post Q2 Earnings?

2018-08-17 zacks
In the Q2 earnings season, the Finance sector turned out to be one of the best performers. Particularly, benefits from a stabilizing economy and improving interest-rate scenario have well positioned the banking industry. Moreover, lower commercial tax rate are likely to further boost banks’ profitability. In addition, relieving banks from some of the stringent requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act has made companies optimistic of their future earnings performance and raised investors’ sentiments as well.
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