STR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. DeVry to Buy Faculdade Ideal; Bolster Presence in Brazil - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    DeVry Education Group, Inc.'s (DV) announced that its subsidiary, DeVry Brasil, has agreed to buy Faculdade Ideal (Faci). ...
  2. Tesla (TSLA) Down on Target Price Cut by Morgan Stanley - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    Share price of Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) declined after Morgan Stanley (MS) decreased the sales outlook and cut the target ...
  3. DeVry Education (DV) to Buy Damasio Educacional in Brazil - Analyst ...

    December 18, 2014
    DeVry Education Group, Inc.'s (DV) share price rose around 1% on Dec 17, after the education company announced that its subsidiary, ...
  4. L.B. Foster Runs Risks on Expense Worries, Scopes Exist - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    On Dec 15, 2014, we issued an updated research report on premium railroads manufacturing firm L.B. Foster Co. (FSTR).
  5. O'Reilly (ORLY) to Gain on Store Expansion & Share Buyback? - ...

    December 17, 2014
    On Dec 16, 2014, we issued an updated research report on O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (ORLY).
  6. Ford India to Recall EcoSport for Fuel and Vapor Line Rusting ...

    December 17, 2014
    Ford Motor Co.'s (F) Indian unit will recall EcoSport SUVs in the nation to address the possibility of rusting in the fuel ...
  7. Navistar (NAV) Reports Narrower Q4 Loss, Misses Estimates - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Navistar International Corporation (NAV) reported fourth-quarter fiscal 2014 adjusted net loss from continuing operations ...
  8. First Horizon Focused on Expansion; Time to Build Position? - ...

    December 16, 2014
    On Dec 11, 2014, we issued an updated research report on First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)
  9. H&R Block Downgraded to Sell After Disappointing Q2 Results ...

    December 16, 2014
    On Dec 13, Zacks Investment Research downgraded H&R Block Inc. (HRB) to a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).
  10. Navistar (NAV) to Close Foundry Operations in Indianapolis - ...

    December 16, 2014
    Navistar International Corporation (NAV) announced that it will be closing its foundry operations in Indianapolis, IN.
  11. L. B. Foster to Market Tracksure for Safer Railroads - Analyst ...

    December 16, 2014
    Premium railroads manufacturing company L. B. Foster Co. (FSTR) recently inked a distribution agreement with the U.K.-based ...
  12. Tata Motors' Nov 2014 Global Wholesales Nearly Hit 84K - Analyst ...

    December 15, 2014
    Tata Motors Limited (TTM) announced that its global wholesales, together with Jaguar Land Rover global wholesales stood at ...
  13. LB Foster Company (FSTR): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    December 15, 2014
    L.B. Foster reported weak third-quarter 2014 results
  14. U.S. Banks with Growth Potential - Industry Outlook

    December 2, 2014
    U.S. Banks with Growth Potential - Industry Outlook
  15. Short This High-Flying Tech Stock

    December 2, 2014
    You can often find a direct correlation between earnings estimate revisions and share prices. As analysts boost profit forecasts, ...
  16. Utility Stocks - The Shift Is On - Industry Outlook

    June 5, 2014
    Utility Stocks - The Shift Is On - Industry Outlook
  17. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 13, 2014
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  18. Veolia Offers A Decent Dividend, But Both Uncertainty And Upside

    August 20, 2013
    Veolia has more self-improvement work ahead, but leverage to an improving Europe could create upside
  19. Zacks#1 Ranked Government Bond Mutual Funds - Best of Funds

    June 24, 2013
    In this article we share with you 5 top rated government bond mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) ...
  20. CarMax Earnings Beat Estimates - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    CarMax posted a 23.1% increase in earnings per share to 64 cents in the first quarter of fiscal 2014
  21. Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 18, 2013
    Utility Industry Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  22. Avery Enhances BOPP Films Range - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Avery has expanded its Biaxially-Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films range for rigid containers.
  23. J.B. Hunt's Bigger Challenge Today: Expectations Not Operations, ...

    April 12, 2013
    J.B. Hunt is a good growth story and a well-run company, but valuation is steep.
  24. Strayer Beats, but Down Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    Strayer Education Inc. (STRA) recently posted fourth quarter 2012 earnings of $1.47 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus ...
  25. GM Misses, Yearly Profits Fall - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    General Motors Company (GM) posted a rise in profits to $0.8 billion or 48 cents per share in the fourth quarter of 2012, ...
  26. 10 Highly-Anticipated Tech IPOs for 2013

    February 12, 2013
    Investment bankers are a fickle lot. When the market takes a tumble, they tell their soon-to-go-public banking clients to ...
  27. Questar in Expansion Mode - Analyst Blog

    January 10, 2013
    Questar Fueling, a unit of natural gas-focused energy company Questar Corp. (STR) has entered into a contract to construct ...
  28. Amazon Prime Puts Viewers In Charge

    December 24, 2012
    Is it a good or bad idea that Amazon is producing six pilots that will be shown to its Prime subscribers for free?
  29. Sprint Buys Some Spectrum, Video Streaming Gets Bigger And Your ...

    December 18, 2012
    Once again, the tech sector has proven itself as the go-to place for portfolio growth.
  30. How to Profit from the $2 Trillion Crisis (Part 2)

    December 14, 2012
    There's a battle raging for the nation's soul, with half our citizens staunchly defending a basic level of government support ...
  31. Randgold Resources Ltd Among the Nasdaq's Biggest Movers on September ...

    September 6, 2012
    This morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is trading up 1.9%; the S&P 500 is up 1.8%; and the Dow has climbed ...
  32. Services Sector's Biggest Movers: and More

    July 27, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.4%; the S&P 500 is up 1.1%; and ...
  33. Today's Major Services Sector Movers

    July 19, 2012
    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq is up 2.4%, the S&P 500 has risen 1.9% and the Dow has moved up 1.7%. The Services ...
  34. Undervalued Education Stocks?

    June 26, 2012
    Battered down stocks left for dead can come back to life very quickly if the tide turns.
  35. 3 Reasons To Roll The Dice On LoJack

    June 25, 2012
    Lojack's stock's are near an all-time low. The maker of car security systems isn't on anyone's radar, and that's exactly ...
  36. How the Short Ratio Can Lead to Big Gains - Screen of the Week

    June 12, 2012
    This week's Screen looks at a market sentiment indicator called the 'Short Ratio' to find new stock picks. The short ratio ...
  37. Starbucks' SBC in Coinstar Kiosk - Analyst Blog

    June 6, 2012
    Seattle's Best Coffee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), and the automated retail solutions provider ...
  38. 3 Cheap Stocks Under $10

    May 8, 2012
    Quality businesses can be hiding under $10 shares because the majority of the investment community is designed to avoid businesses ...
  39. Examining Education Stocks

    April 30, 2012
    Battered down stocks left for dead can come back to life very quickly if the tide turns.
  40. DeVry Yet To Hit Bottom

    April 26, 2012
    Industry trends remain difficult and Devry's stock will likely remain dead money until revenue trends stabilize.
  41. 6 Stocks from a Quant Master's Strategy

    April 17, 2012
    Joel Greenblatt made quantitive investing accessible for individual investors, and his simplified system is still effective, ...
  42. University Of Phoenix Still Resetting

    March 30, 2012
    Apollo Group is still working to regain its footing, follwing increased scrutiny from regulators. In terms of total revenue, ...
  43. Is The Smart Money In Education Stocks?

    March 23, 2012
    Battered down stocks left for dead can come back to life very quickly if the tide turns.
  44. Stocks That Do Well Under Democratic Administrations

    February 20, 2012
    Here are some stocks that have historically shown a correlation to presidential cycles.
  45. Coinstar Crushes It

    February 8, 2012
    2012 is set to be a marquee year for Coinstar thanks to strategic investments.
  46. Strattec Security Looks To Lock-In Potential

    February 7, 2012
    While Strattec's margins have dropped significantly since its height in 2004, the company is showing signs of growth.
  47. Apple May Yet Be Unreasonably Cheap

    January 5, 2012
    Even with conservative expectations, Apple looks like a bargain.
  48. The Truth About The Stock Market

    November 30, 2011
    Buying at favorable prices often requires buying stocks that are out of favor.
  49. A Heavy Bet On Heavy Construction

    October 27, 2011
    The President's recent proposals for increased infrastructure spending underscore the global trend of increasing construction. ...
  50. Small Size With Big Potential

    October 18, 2011
    Good things come in small packages. Here are a few small cap businesses that offer investors some intriguing opportunities. ...
  51. MDU Resources Analyst Day Review

    September 1, 2011
    MDU Resources Analyst Day
  52. Digital May Not Solve GameStop's Biggest Problem

    August 24, 2011
    Digital isn't the dream that GameStop bulls hope it is.
  53. The Real Threat To Netflix Isn't RedBox Or BlockBuster

    July 19, 2011
    Netflix recent price increase could cost them customers, and some familiar, yet unlikely companies are in the best position ...
  54. Big Energy Dividend Aristocrats

    July 6, 2011
    These energy companies have shown consistency in paying dividends that should appeal to most investors.
  55. Betting On America's Underbanked

    April 27, 2011
    With the effects of the "Great Recession" still lingering, the number of unbanked and underbanked Americans continues to ...
  56. The Logic Of Logistics Stocks

    January 7, 2011
    Logistics is a key part of the transportation system, and investors should look for promising stocks here.
  57. Looking For Dividends In Oil And Gas

    November 1, 2010
    Treasury inflation protected securities can help shield investors during difficult times.
  58. 3 Stocks That Always Beat The Street

    October 18, 2010
    Beating analyst estimates for four straight years is no mean feat.
  59. Time To Go To Movie Stocks?

    October 13, 2010
    America's cinema companies are battling new technologies for your money. Is the advent of 3-D movies enough to spur an exodus ...
  60. Energy Spinoff Update

    October 12, 2010
    We check in on some recent energy spinoffs to see if it was profitable for the parents company and spinoff.
  61. 7 Companies Using Pricing For Profits

    September 23, 2010
    A 1% increase in prices improves your profits by 12.5% according to the National Post.
  62. Coinstar: Cheap DVDs, Cheap Stock?

    August 17, 2010
    Coinstar's stock isn't cheap, but considering the possible growth opportunities, it may still be a bargain.
  63. Payback Time In For-Profit Education

    August 17, 2010
    The government's data on loan repayment rates could mean major changes to a thriving sector.
  64. University Of Phoenix Wises Up

    July 5, 2010
    Apollo Group is addressing issues surrounding student debt and graduation rates that may be impacting its stock.
  65. QEP Resources Is Born

    June 30, 2010
    Questar Corporation is spinning off its non regulated businesses into a separate company called QEP Resources.
  66. Stocks That Make You GARP

    June 30, 2010
    When looking at GARP-type companies, it's important to have realistic growth expectations.
  67. 3 Righteous Stocks In A Wrong-Way Market

    May 28, 2010
    Even a down market can produce great individual stocks.
  68. Beware Of Initial Production Rates

    March 1, 2010
    The initial production rates touted by companies may not mean much because of a lack of standards.
  69. Self-Serve Kiosks: The Payoff Is Huge

    February 3, 2010
    Big things are happening in self-serve. Here's what investors can do to benefit.
  70. The Pinedale Anticline Still As Good As Any Shale Around

    August 10, 2009
    The Pinedale Anticline in Wyoming is not a shale play, but is as prolific and can hold its own against any otehr basin out ...
  71. What If The Energy Bulls Are Wrong?

    June 29, 2009
    Investors might want to own exploration and production stocks that earn returns at current low oil and natural gas prices. ...
  72. Unit Corp Mixes It Up

    January 7, 2009
    Unit Corp explores, drills and supplies energy, making it an interesting hybrid pick.
  73. Transportation Stocks Driving The Rally

    May 29, 2008
    While energy and oil continue to garner attention, transportation stocks have quietly taken over as market leaders.
  74. Business Intelligence for Dummies

    April 10, 2007
    An overview of the Business Intelligence industry and what opportunities it presents for investors.
  75. Blackboard's Great Business Model

    March 1, 2006
    A look at the education technology company's recent acquistion and prospects for the future.
  76. Surveying the Business Intelligence Space

    November 9, 2005
    Decision makers always want real-time information to make better decisions but often can't get it - can these firms make ...
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