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  1. Spirit Airlines February Traffic Rises, Load Factor Falls

    Spirit Airlines SAVE saw a 10.6% rise in traffic (measured in Revenue Passenger Miles or RPMs) to approximately 1.74 billion ...
  2. Is it Worth Holding Halliburton (HAL) in Your Portfolio?

    We issued an updated research report on leading oilfield services provider Halliburton Company HAL on Mar 8, 2017. The company’s ...
  3. Viacom: Is VIAB a Great Stock for Value Investors?

    Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t ...
  4. Should You Hold on to Universal Forest (UFPI) Stock Now?

    On Mar 9, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Universal Forest Products, Inc. UFPI to a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) from a Zacks ...
  5. UnitedHealth's (UNH) Senior Unsecured Debt Rated by Moody's

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH recently announced that its senior unsecured debt has been assigned an A3 rating by Moody's Investors ...
  6. Children's Place (PLCE) Up on Q4 Earnings Beat, Dividend Hike

    The Children's Place, Inc. PLCE is an investor favorite at the moment as it surged more than 18% after the company reported ...
  7. Nestle Chocolate Prods. to Have 10% Less Sugar

    The food company's latest announcement reflects the trend to attract health-conscious consumers.
  8. Weekly Comic: Will the bears take control of $SNAP?

    Investing.com - Shares of Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) are down around 15% so far in the four sessions since the Snapchat owner's ...
  9. 5 Reasons to Add D.R. Horton (DHI) to Your Portfolio Now

    A thought that has been plaguing investors of late is whether a rise in interest rates will affect the housing market. Despite ...
  10. Franklin (BEN) February AUM Climbs on Higher Hybrid Assets

    Franklin Resources Inc. BEN announced preliminary assets under management (AUM) by its subsidiaries of $738.2 billion for ...
  11. AGCO Wins Equipment Purchasing Deal from State of Michigan

    AGCO Corporation AGCO declared that it has been awarded a multi-year, statewide contract by the State of Michigan Department ...
  12. Should Value Investors Opt For PCM Inc. (PCMI) Stock?

    Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t ...
  13. Why Palo Alto Networks (PANW) Plunged in the Last 1 Week?

    It has been over a week since Palo Alto Networks Inc. PANW reported second-quarter fiscal 2017 results. Following the release, ...
  14. Look at Franklin Federal Tax-Free Income Fund Advisor (FAFTX)

    Franklin Federal Tax-Free Income Fund Advisor (FAFTX) seeks high level of income exempt from federal income taxes, as is ...
  15. Is PepsiCo (PEP) Acquiring Brazilian Diary Company Vigor?

    PepsiCo Inc. PEP has bid to take over Brazil-based dairy company Fábrica de Produtos Alimentícios Vigor SA or “Vigor”, as ...
  16. Federated (FII) Exhibits Rising Expenses: Should You Hold?

    On Mar 8, we issued an updated research report on Federated Investors, Inc. FII. The company’s shares declined 16.6% in the ...
  17. Tyson Farm Bird Flu Found Less Menacing than Chinese Variant

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed that the bird flu virus detected at one of Tyson Foods Inc.’s TSN farm ...
  18. Why Vanguard Value Index Fund Investor (VIVAX) Worth Another Look?

    Vanguard Value Index Fund Investor (VIVAX) seeks long-term growth of capital and income from dividends. VIVAX holds all ...
  19. WellCare Health Plans Prices Senior Notes Worth $1.2 Billion

    WellCare Health Plans, Inc. WCG issued 5.25% $1.2 billion senior notes with maturity scheduled on Apr 1, 2025.  The first ...
  20. Is Time Warner (TWX) a Great Stock for Value Investors?

    Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t ...
  21. Zacks.com featured highlights: Marcus, CBRE Group, Wabash National, Nordson and Ingredion

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – March 09, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: ...
  22. Zacks.com featured highlights: General Motors, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ultra Clean Holdings and Cosan

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – March 09, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include General Motors Company (NYSE: ...
  23. Zacks.com featured highlights: Hasbro, Western Digital, American Water Works, W. P. Carey and Interpublic Group

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – March 09, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS – Free ...
  24. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Caterpillar, Apple and Pfizer

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL –March 09, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ...
  25. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Amazon, Simon Property Group, Halliburton, IBM and Netflix

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL –March 09, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ...
  26. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: U.S. Steel, Ternium, ArcelorMittal and Companhia Siderurgica Nacional

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL –March 09, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ...
  27. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Alphabet, Amazon, Netflix, AT&T and DISH Networks

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL –March 09, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ...
  28. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Acadia Healthcare, VCA, Universal Health Services and Mednax

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL –March 09, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ...
  29. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Rocket Fuel, Sierra Wireless, Ichor Holdings, KEMET and Scientific Games

    For Immediate Release Chicago, IL –March 09, 2017 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. ...
  30. Kimco (KIM) Inaugurates Grand Parkway Marketplace in Texas

    Retail REIT, Kimco Realty Corp. KIM declared the inauguration of its new ground-up development – Grand Parkway Marketplace ...
  31. Host Hotels (HST) Acquires W Hollywood for $219 Million

    Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. HST declared the acquisition of W Hollywood for $219 million. The purchase comes as a strategic ...
  32. MGIC Investment (MTG) Announces Strong February Results

    MGIC Investment Corp. MTG recently announced its Feb 2017 operating business statistics. Insurance in force for the month ...
  33. New Strong Buy Stocks for March 9th

    Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) List today: Advanced Accelerator Application SA (AAAP): This radiopharmaceutical ...
  34. Ferrellgas Partners (FGP) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Miss

    Ferrellgas Partners LP FGP reported second-quarter fiscal 2017 adjusted earnings of 39 cents per unit, lagging the Zacks ...
  35. Colfax Corporation (CFX) to Acquire Siemens' STE Business

    Colfax Corporation CFX signed a binding agreement to acquire Siemens AG’s Siemens Turbomachinery Equipment GmbH (STE) business, ...
  36. 5 Top Stocks to Buy as Bull Market Turns Eight

    Had investors taken a leap of faith eight years ago when the broader markets had bottomed out, most would have been seating ...
  37. Deere (DE) Upgraded to Strong Buy on Encouraging Outlook

    On Mar 7, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Deere & Company DE to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Going by the Zacks model, ...
  38. Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for March 9th

    Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, March 9th: Hasbro, ...
  39. 5 Stellar Earnings Growth Stocks to Buy Now

    Earnings growth in the fourth quarter has been the highest in two years, with total earnings reaching an all-time quarterly ...
  40. Horace Mann (HMN) Rewards Shareholders with 4% Dividend Hike

    In a bid to return more value to shareholders, the board of directors of Horace Mann Educators Corporation HMN recently approved ...
  41. Getting Close to a Sure Thing

    The Fed really didn’t need another reason to raise rates at its meeting next week, but this morning’s ADP employment report ...
  42. Buy these 5 Low-Leverage Stocks Amid Market Volatility

    The recent developments in the U.S. economy are making it all the more difficult for investors to take a call. On the one ...
  43. Spectrum (SPPI) Q4 Loss Narrower than Expected, Sales Beat

    Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. SPPI reported a loss of 22 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2016, narrower than the ...
  44. Coca-Cola (KO) and Nestle to Dissolve Tea Joint Venture

    The Coca-Cola Company KO and Nestlé SA are preparing to end their 16-year long tea joint venture, Beverage Partners Worldwide ...
  45. Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 9th

    Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, March 9th: Pilgrim's ...
  46. Valeant Announces New Debt Offering (VRX)

    Valeant is offering new debt securities to repay some outstanding ones. Is it just buying itself more time?
  47. New Strong Sell Stocks for March 9th

    Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List today: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. BBW is the leading retailer ...
  48. 4 Top-Ranked Small-Cap Blend Mutual Funds to Consider

    Small-cap blend funds are a type of equity mutual funds that offer a mix of value and growth stocks, the market capitalization ...
  49. 5 Best Performing Leveraged ETFs of the Bull Market

    Braving endless hurdles, the U.S. stock market has been soaring since the March 2009 debacle and has completed eight years ...
  50. Snap Inc. (SNAP) Stock Up 6% as David Tepper Shows Interest

    Snap Inc. SNAP shares were up over 6% yesterday after David Tepper told CNBC that he purchased shares of the company during ...
  51. Epizyme (EPZM) Reports A Narrower Q4 Loss

    Epizyme, Inc. EPZM is a Cambridge, MA-based development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing novel epigenetic ...
  52. Do Options Traders Know Something About Sunrun (RUN) Stock We Don't?

    Investors in Sunrun, Inc. RUN need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That ...
  53. Staples (SPLS) Q4 Earnings Meet Estimates; Issues Guidance

    Staples, Inc. SPLS reported in-line earnings for the third straight quarter, when the company reported fourth-quarter fiscal ...
  54. Is NVIDIA (NVDA) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?

    One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is NVIDIA Corporation NVDA. This is because this security ...
  55. Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in Pandora Media (P) Stock?

    Investors in shares of Pandora Media, Inc. P need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market ...
  56. Why Dialog Semiconductor (DLGNF) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

    Dialog Semiconductor Plc DLGNF is a UK-based manufacturer of semiconductor based system solutionsthat could be an interesting ...
  57. 3 Reasons Momentum Stock Investors Will Love Bank of Montreal (BMO)

    Many investors like to look for momentum in stocks, but this can be very tough to define. There is great debate regarding ...
  58. Why Invest in AMG Managers Loomis Sayles Bond S Fund (MGFIX)?

    AMG Managers Loomis Sayles Bond S Fund (MGFIX) seeks to achieve a high level of current income from a diversified portfolio ...
  59. Should You Get Rid of Cyber Ark Software (CYBR) Now?

    Similar to wise buying decisions, exiting certain underperformers at the right time helps maximize portfolio returns. Selling ...
  60. Outline of Ariel Fund Investor (ARGFX)

    Ariel Fund Investor (ARGFX) seeks long-term capital appreciation. ARGFX invests primarily in the stocks of small companies ...
  61. Time to Buy Vanguard Convertible Securities Investor Fund (VCVSX)

    Vanguard Convertible Securities Investor Fund (VCVSX) seeks income and long-term growth of capital. VCVSX invests mainly ...
  62. Why ON Semiconductor (ON) Stock Might be a Great Pick

    One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is ON Semiconductor Corporation ON. This is because ...
  63. Brief Study of DFA Tax-Managed US Marketwide Value II Fund (DFMVX)

    DFA Tax-Managed US Marketwide Value II Fund (DFMVX) seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation. DFMVX invests in securities ...
  64. Implied Volatility Surging for Entercom Communications (ETM) Stock Options

    Investors in shares of Entercom Communications Corp. ETM need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options ...
  65. Surging Earnings Estimates Signal Good News for Pembina Pipeline (PBA)

    Pembina Pipeline Corporation PBA which operates as an energy transportation and service provider could be an interesting ...
  66. Looking for a Top Momentum Stock? 3 Reasons Why Broadcom (AVGO) is a Great Choice

    Many investors like to look for momentum in stocks, but this can be very tough to define. There is great debate regarding ...
  67. Why Washington Federal (WAFD) is a Fundamentally Sound Stock

    On Mar 8, we issued an updated research report on Washington Federal, Inc. WAFD. The company has been benefiting from smooth ...
  68. How Fairmount Santrol (FMSA) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry

    One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. FMSA. This is because ...
  69. Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in Himax Technologies (HIMX) Stock?

    Investors in Himax Technologies, Inc. HIMX need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market ...
  70. 3 Reasons Why Inogen (INGN) is a Great Momentum Stock

    Many investors like to look for momentum in stocks, but this can be very tough to define. There is great debate regarding ...
  71. Why PRA Group (PRAA) Could Be Positioned for a Slump

    Similar to wise buying decisions, exiting certain underperformers at the right time helps maximize portfolio returns. Selling ...
  72. Why EnLink Midstream (ENLC) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

    EnLink Midstream, LLC ENLC is a natural gas company that could be an interesting play for investors. That is because, not ...
  73. Is Veeco (VECO) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?

    One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Veeco Instruments Inc. VECO. This is because this ...
  74. Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in SeaDrill (SDRL) Stock?

    Investors in SeaDrill Limited SDRL need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. ...
  75. Casella Waste Stock: 3 Reasons Why CWST Is a Top Choice for Momentum Investors

    Many investors like to look for momentum in stocks, but this can be very tough to define. There is great debate regarding ...
  76. Can Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions?

    Oasis Petroleum Inc. OAS is an oil and natural gas explorer that could be an interesting play for investors. That is because, ...
  77. Do Options Traders Know Something About Tidewater (TDW) Stock We Don't?

    Investors in Tidewater Inc. TDW need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That ...
  78. Trina Solar (TSL) Catches Eye: Stock Moves 5.8% Higher

    Trina Solar Limited TSL was a big mover last session, as its shares rose almost 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume ...
  79. Coca-Cola Bottling (COKE) Q4 Earnings, Revenues Rise Y/Y

    Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated COKE, one of the largest independent bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company’s KO products, ...
  80. Liberty Property to Develop Distribution Center for STIHL

    Liberty Property Trust LPT, the Malvern, PA-based real estate investment trust (“REIT”) has announced that it will develop ...
  81. Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) Jumps: Stock Moves Up 8.6%

    Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. ESPR was a big mover last session, as its shares rose above 8% on the day. The move came on solid ...
  82. McDermott (MDR) Inks Construction Deal with Saudi Aramco

    Energy-focused engineering and construction firm McDermott International Inc. MDR recently announced its intention to make ...
  83. Walgreens Boots Grapples with Headwinds: Should You Dump?

    On Mar 8, we issued an updated research report on Illinois-based leading pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise Walgreens ...
  84. Baxter (BAX) Hits a 52-Week High: What's Driving the Stock?

    Share price of Baxter International Inc. BAX, a global medical technology company, rallied to a new 52-week high of $51.43 ...
  85. Tesla Unveils Major Solar Project on Kauai Island, Hawaii

    Tesla Motors, Inc. TSLA launched a solar project in Hawaii, in association with Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (“KIUC”). ...
  86. Why is American Eagle (AEO) Down 8% Since Q4 Earnings?

    Once an investors’ favorite, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. AEO has been losing ground of late, as evident from its dismal ...
  87. 5 Reasons to Add Lazard (LAZ) Stock to Your Portfolio Now

    Lazard Ltd LAZ continues to be one of the best-run diversified financial services company with a strong team of indigenous ...
  88. Staples (SPLS) Q4 Earnings in Line, Sales Lag Estimates

    Staples, Inc. SPLS, a leading retailer of office products and services, released fourth-quarter fiscal 2016 results, wherein ...
  89. Intersect ENT: FDA Submission of RESOLVE Implant, Stock Up

    Menlo Park, CA-based Intersect ENT, Inc XENT recently announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) approval with ...
  90. AK Steel Lauds U.S. ITC's Decision on Chinese Imports

    AK Steel AKS recently applauded the unanimous decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) that the U.S. steel ...
  91. Chevron (CVX) Declares Growth Plans, Issues 2017 Guidance

    California-based integrated energy company Chevron Corporation CVX recently issued a statement on its annual analyst day ...
  92. ReneSola (SOL) to Construct 550 MW Solar Projects in 2017

    Leading provider of energy-efficient products and project developer, ReneSola Ltd. SOL recently announced an update to its ...
  93. 5 Solid Stocks with Impressive Net Profit Margin

    The primary motive of any investor is to generate maximum returns. Thus, investors are always on the lookout for companies ...
  94. America Movil (AMX) to Face Tough Antitrust Rules in Mexico

    Mexican telecom behemoth America Movil SAB AMX recently declared that the Mexican telecom regulatory authority – popularly ...
  95. Enterprise (EPD) Closes Seaway Pipeline After Potential Leak

    According to a recent report published on Reuters, Enterprise Products Partners L.P. EPD closed its Seaway crude oil pipeline ...
  96. Microchip's Consistent Results & Good View Drive Shares Up

    Shares of Microchip Technology Inc. MCHP have outperformed the Zacks Semiconductor Analog & Mixed industry in the last ...
  97. Fairmount Santrol Holdings (FMSA) is Oversold: Can It Recover?

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. FMSA has been on a bit of a cold streak lately, but there might be light at the end of the ...
  98. CONSOL Energy (CNX) is Oversold: Can It Recover?

    CONSOL Energy Inc. CNX has been on a bit of a cold streak lately, but there might be light at the end of the tunnel for this ...
  99. Pinnacle West Set to Grow on Investments, Economic Recovery

    Despite Pinnacle West Capital Corporation PNW missing earnings estimates in the fourth quarter of 2016, two analysts have ...
  100. BlackBerry (BBRY) is Oversold: Can It Recover?

    BlackBerry Limited BBRY has been on a bit of a cold streak lately, but there might be light at the end of the tunnel for ...
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