Company Overview and News
Keysight Technologies Inc. (KEYS - Free Report) is set to release third-quarter fiscal 2018 results on Aug 21. The company has delivered positive earnings surprises in three of the trailing four quarters, recording an average beat of 10.4%.
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48 of 104 S&P 500 Index top-yield dividend stocks were labeled as "safer" for dividends because they showed positive one-year returns, and free cash-flow yields greater than their dividend-yields 8/15/18.
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AT&T Inc. (T - Free Report) recently completed the acquisition of AppNexus, a technology firm that operates the world’s largest independent marketplace for digital advertising. The transaction is likely to augment AT&T’s foothold in the digital ad sales market, which is virtually commanded by Facebook, Inc. (FB - Free Report) and Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOGL - Free Report) Google. With more than 34,000 publishers and 177,000 brands transacting in the marketplace, AppNexus allows advertisers to buy space across thousands of websites, targeting their desired audience.
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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ - Free Report) recently announced that Indianapolis will be the fourth city to receive 5G residential broadband service, under its 2018 5G residential broadband deployment plan. Earlier, the company had announced its plan to roll out 5G residential broadband service in four markets in 2018. With this announcement, Indianapolis joins Houston, Los Angeles and Sacramento as the first cities in the United States to receive 5G service.
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In the past five trading days, telecom stocks started trading on a positive note but eventually witnessed a steady decline as the lira crisis in Turkey rattled the global market. However, the stocks gained some lost ground by the end of the week as China decided to initiate low level trade talks with the United States in late August to set the ball rolling for further such negotiations between the two countries involved in a trade war.
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of the introduction of the new 640 area code in central and southeastern New Jersey, mandatory 10-digit dialing will begin on August 18, 2018 for landline and wireless customers with the existing 609 area code and a portion of area code 856. On or after August 18, all calls made within and between area codes 609 and 640 must be placed using the 10-digit number (609 or 640 plus the 7-digit telephone number).
24 of 30 Dow Industrial Index stocks were tagged as "safer" for dividends because they showed positive one-year returns and free cash-flow yields greater than their dividend yields 8/13/18.
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In a bid to expand its foothold in the defense and security space, Keysight Technologies Inc. (KEYS - Free Report) announced the acquisition of Melbourne, Australia-based Thales Calibration Services, a subsidiary of Thales Group. The buyout is likely to expand the company’s current electrical portfolio, paving new prospects for Keysight to support the defense sector in Australia.
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Berkshire Hathaway increased US Bancorp, Goldman Sachs, Southwest Airlines, and Delta Airlines while reducing Phillips 66.
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"The Dow [adds a stock] if the company has an excellent reputation, demonstrates sustained growth, and is of interest to a large number of investors. Sector representation is also a consideration".
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(Reuters) - Sprint Corp (S.N) said Tuesday it has partnered with phone manufacturer LG Electronics Inc (066570.KS) to launch a 5G smartphone in the first half of next year, marking the first 5G device deal for the No. 4 U.S. wireless carrier.
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NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon today announced it will offer Apple TV 4K as part of its 5G residential broadband package launching in four markets this year, including in Indianapolis. The fourth and latest city in its 2018 5G residential broadband deployment plan, Indianapolis joins Houston, Los Angeles and Sacramento.
With second-quarter earnings 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 National Industry — Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ - Free Report) and T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS - Free Report) — to pick the better investment option.
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Overview Recro Pharma is a specialty pharmaceutical company that operates through two business divisions: an Acute Care division and a revenue-generating CDMO division. Each of these divisions are deemed to be reportable segments for financial reporting purposes. The company's Acute Care segment is primarily focused on developing and commercializing innovative products for hospital and related acute care settings. The company's lead product candidate is a proprietary injectable form of meloxicam, a long-acting preferential COX-2 inhibitor. IV meloxicam has successfully completed three Phase III clinical trials for the management of moderate to severe pain, consisting of two pivotal efficacy trials and a large double-blind Phase III safety trial, as well as other safety studies. Overall, the total new drug application, or NDA, program included over 1,400 patients. In late July 2017, the company submitted a NDA to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, for IV meloxicam...
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Overview Achillion Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing its oral factor D inhibitors into late-stage development and commercialization. Each of the drug candidates in its oral factor D portfolio was discovered in its laboratories and is wholly owned by it. Achillion Pharmaceuticals is focusing its drug development activities on alternative pathway-mediated, rare diseases where there are no approved therapies or where existing therapies are inadequate for patients. To advance its investigational drugs into phase III and commercialization, the company plan to work closely with key stakeholders including patients, payors, regulators and healthcare professionals. The company's first-generation factor D inhibitor, ACH-4471, has demonstrated preliminary clinical proof-of-concept in patients with C3 glomerulopathy, or C3G, a disease affecting the kidney, and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, or PNH, a blood disorder, and has advanced...
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General Baytex Energy Corp. was incorporated on October 22, 2010 pursuant to the provisions of the ABCA. Baytex is the successor to the business of Baytex Energy Trust, which was transitioned to Baytex on December 31, 2010. Inter-Corporate Relationships The following table provides the name, the percentage of voting securities owned by it and the jurisdiction of incorporation, continuance, formation or organization of its material subsidiaries either, direct and indirect, as at the date hereof. ||Percentage of voting securities (directly or indirectly)|Jurisdiction of Incorporation/Formation| | ------------ | ------------: | :------------: | |Baytex Energy Ltd.|100%|Alberta| |Baytex Energy USA, Inc.|100%|Delaware| |Baytex Energy Partnership|100%|Alberta| Organizational Structure The following simplified diagram shows the inter-corporate relationships among it and its material subsidiaries as of the date hereof. <img src="https://www.sec.gov/A...
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