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TransUnion (TRU) Hits 52-Week High on Solid Growth Dynamics

2017-11-20 zacks
Shares of data and analytics solutions provider, TransUnion (TRU - Free Report) scaled a new 52-week high of $55.75 in Friday’s trading session, before closing a tad lower at $55.29 for a solid year-to-date return of 78.8%. Barring minor hiccups, the company’s share price has steadily been on an uptrend since mid-September. This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock has the potential for further price appreciation with long-term earnings growth expectations of 10%. (8-0)

Top Analyst Reports for Pfizer, Occidental Petroleum & Charles Schwab

2017-11-13 zacks
The Zacks Research Daily presents the best research output of our analyst team. Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Pfizer (PFE), Occidental Petroleum (OXY) and Charles Schwab (SCHW). These research reports have been hand-picked from the roughly 70 reports published by our analyst team today. (56-0)

Tracking Dan Loeb's Third Point Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update

2017-11-10 seekingalpha
Dan Loeb's 13F portfolio value increased 5.45% from $11.28B to $11.90B this quarter. The number of positions increased from 32 to 37. (1016-2)

[Opinion] S&P Global Platts Preview of U.S. EIA Data: Likely to Show Crude Oil Stocks Fell 2.7 Million Barrels

2017-11-07 oilvoice
Consistent builds in crude oil inventories at Cushing, Oklahoma (delivery point for New York Mercantile Exchange or NYMEX oil futures), since early August have weighed on NYMEX crude futures, leading to a larger discount to Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Brent, providing an incentive for U.S. crude oil exports, according to an S&P Global Platts preview of this week's pending U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) oil stocks data. (2-0)

Verisk (VRSK) Beats Q3 Earnings on Healthy Top-Line Growth

2017-11-01 zacks
Data analytics services provider Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK - Free Report) reported relatively modest third-quarter 2017 results with healthy year-over-year increase in revenues. Net income from continuing operations declined to $120.7 million from $127.6 million in the year-earlier quarter due to higher operating expenses. On a per share basis, net income from continuing operations decreased to 72 cents from 74 cents in the year-earlier quarter. (16-0)

Stocks: Smooth Sailing

2017-10-31 seekingalpha
Stocks have a shot at beating initial expectations for the second time this year in Q3. (4-0)

S&P Global (SPGI) Beats Q3 Earnings & Revenues, View Up

2017-10-26 zacks
Maintaining its earnings beat streak for the 24th straight quarter, S&P Global, Inc. (SPGI - Free Report) reported solid third-quarter 2017 results with adjusted net income of $442 million or $1.71 per share compared with $381 million or $1.43 per share in the year-earlier quarter. Earnings comfortably beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.52. Rise in the bottom-line came on the back of robust organic revenue growth. (8-0)

S&P Global Inc. 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2017-10-26 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by S&P Global Inc. in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call.

S&P Global (SPGI) Beats on Q3 Earnings, Guidance Up

2017-10-26 zacks
S&P Global, Inc. (SPGI - Free Report) formerly known as McGraw-Hill Financial, is the provider of financial information, and the owner of one of the top credit rating agencies (Standard & Poor’s). The company now primarily focuses on capital and commodities markets and includes iconic brands like S&P Ratings, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Indices and Platts. SPGI has an outstanding earnings track record, and has delivered an average positive earnings surprise of 9.

Can Higher Margins Drive S&P Global's (SPGI) Q3 Earnings?

2017-10-24 zacks
S&P Global, Inc. (SPGI - Free Report) is slated to report third-quarter 2017 results before the opening bell on Oct 26. The company is likely to report higher adjusted net operating profit with strategic portfolio restructuring efforts. This, in turn, is likely to result in higher earnings for the quarter year over year. Margin Improvement S&P Global has been consistently making strategic investments in businesses to facilitate long-term profitability. (115-0)

[Press] S&P Global Platts Preview of U.S. EIA Data: Likely to Show Crude Oil Stocks Fell 425,000 Barrels

2017-10-24 oilvoice
A likely draw last week of U.S. stocks of crude oil, gasoline and distillates would represent the first across-the-board decline since the week ending July 28, likely sending a bullish message to traders that could nudge oil futures higher, according to an S&P Global Platts preview of this week's pending U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) oil stocks data. 

4 Business Services Stocks Poised for Q3 Earnings Beat

2017-10-23 zacks
The U.S. GDP is likely to grow around 1.5% in the third quarter, a fall from 2.1% in the prior quarter, mainly due to the devastating hurricanes — Harvey and Irma. Despite the setbacks, the overall economic sentiment remained fairly bullish buoyed by some sweeping policy changes proposed by President Donald Trump, which are likely to take effect in the ensuing quarters. The investor-friendly policies including a pledge to spend $1 trillion in infrastructure projects over a period of 10 years, overhaul of the tax structure to reduce tax burden and regulatory rollbacks, are likely to spur higher consumer spending. (13-0)

Reconstitution of S&P BSE Indices

2017-10-23 indiainfoline
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Addition to the S&P BSE IPO Index

2017-10-23 indiainfoline
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[Press] S&P Global Platts Survey of Analysts Suggests U.S. EIA Data to Show 50-Bcf Build to Natural Gas Stocks

2017-10-22 oilvoice
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Thursday is expected to report a 50-billion cubic feet (Bcf) injection for the week that ended October 13, according to a survey of analysts by S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets.

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