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Aviva raises dividend by 12%

Aviva raises dividend by 12% Aviva increased its dividend by 12% in 2016 to 23.3p, and today announced "additional capital returns and hybrid debt reduction" in the year ahead. The shares rose 5.9% following the announcement. " There are no sweeping strategic changes and, short of the impact of the Ogden rate on the general insurance business, no unpleasant "exceptionals". [Full Article...]

Britain's Co-op bank posts annual loss of $580 million

Britain's Co-op bank posts annual loss of $580 million In the 12 months to 31 December, the lender posted a loss of £477m, lower than the £611m recorded in the previous year, but enough to bring the tally of total losses over the last five years to £2.7bn. As a result, the loss-making lender is now majority-controlled by USA hedge funds. "Today's results reflect those factors". CEO Coleman said the bank plans to close 10 branches in 2017, after c... [Full Article...]

Buy or Sell? Checking the Recommendations for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

Buy or Sell? Checking the Recommendations for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 1.90. The firm had revenue of $1.89 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.19 billion. The company's market capitalization is $35.33 billion. The 34 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Anadarko Petroleum Corp have a median target of 82.00, with a high estimate of 110.00 and a low estimate ... [Full Article...]

Consensus Review & Target Check on Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI)

They now have a United States dollars 18 price target on the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $13.63. (NYSE:LPI) to report EPS of $0.12. The difference between the actual and estimate resulted in a surprise factor of 5.06%. Analysts had expected Laredo Petroleum, Inc. [Full Article...]

Stock for Your Case: Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC)

Many research firms have provided their ratings on Tenet Healthcare Corp. They set a neutral rating and a $16.00 price objective for the company. Post opening the session at $20.46, the shares hit an intraday low of $19.105 and an intraday high of $20.73 and the price was in this range throughout the day. [Full Article...]

Rising rents and benefits cuts 'pushing vulnerable tenants out of Scottish PRS'

Rents in the United Kingdom could rise by a fifth in the next five years as housing costs rise for the UK's lowest earners, one of the UK's most well-respected housing bodies has said. The survey also found that shortages of available properties to rent are mounting, with tenant demand having outweighed the number of new properties coming onto the market for over three years. [Full Article...]

Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (GBT) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Nomura

Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (GBT) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Nomura SNAP is getting a boost, up 7.4% at $23.02, after Appaloosa Management's David Tepper told CNBC he purchased shares of the stock at last week's IPO, and has sold a portion of his position already. Finally, Wedbush set a $73.00 price objective on Global Blood Therapeutics and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, December 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a ... [Full Article...]

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) now has Insider Ownership of 1.3%

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) now has Insider Ownership of 1.3% BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 50,141,308 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,159,768,000 after buying an additional 1,848,131 shares in the last quarter. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $3.35 Billion for the current quarter. It has a dividend yield of 2.30%. [Full Article...]

Top Performer of the day: Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB)

Shares of Enbridge (NYSE:ENB) opened at 40.95 on Friday. Enbridge Inc.is up 1.14% in the last 3-month period. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $42.65 and a 200 day moving average price of $42.66. GMP Securities increased their price objective on shares of Enbridge from C$64.00 to C$66.00 in a research note on Tuesday, February 21st. Macquarie reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of E... [Full Article...]

Healthcare Stocks on the Run: Tenet Healthcare Corp., Impax Laboratories Inc

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research , is 2. When we look at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, the company has 3.1 rating given by Analysts where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 stands for Strong Sell. [Full Article...]

Capital & Regional plc (CAL) Earns Hold Rating from Peel Hunt

Barclays PLC lifted their price objective on Aldermore Group PLC from GBX 220 ($2.69) to GBX 270 ($3.30) and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 1st. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 57.22 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 57.40. The stock's market capitalization is GBX 786.32 million. [Full Article...]

Lokesh grows richer by Rs 315 cr in 5 months!

Lokesh grows richer by Rs 315 cr in 5 months! In information revealed when Lokesh filled an affidavit while filing nomination for an MLC shows his total value of property is Rs 33o crore, reports Hindustan Times . His assets rose from Rs 14.5 crore in a voluntary disclosure in October 2016 to Rs 330 crore in the declaration to the EC on March 6, 2017. His two-year old grandson Devansh has Rs 2.4 crore cash in the form of fixed deposits and R... [Full Article...]

Apple-Backed Didi Chuxing to Open Autonomous Driving Research Facility Near Cupertino

Apple-Backed Didi Chuxing to Open Autonomous Driving Research Facility Near Cupertino The company has, however, expanded into areas like Southeast Asia, India, and Brazil via investments in local ride-hail companies. But this is one of the first times Didi has expanded its physical footprint outside of China. "The launch of Didi Labs is a landmark in creating this global nexus of innovation", Cheng Wei, chief executive of Didi said in a statement. Miller tweeted Wednesday that he... [Full Article...]

Stock inside Investors Spotlight: Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP)

Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 1.48 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm's sales or incomes. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Horizon Pharma PLC from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 29th. [Full Article...]

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) The share price is now 3.41 percent versus its SMA20, 8.03 percent versus its SMA50, and 18.71 percent versus its SMA200. The stock has been rated an average of 1.91 by 11 Brokerage Firm. The 52-week high of the share price is $5.22 and the company has a market cap of $24,142 million. In terms of volatility, it has a beta coefficient of 1.22 and technical analysis volatility indicator called Avera... [Full Article...]

US Mortgage Applications Rise 3.3%, Adjustable-Rate Loans Gain Traction

US Mortgage Applications Rise 3.3%, Adjustable-Rate Loans Gain Traction The survey covers about 75% of the mortgage market. Last week, mortgage applications increased by 3.3 percent on seasonally-adjusted basis, and 16 percent unadjusted. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with jumbo loan balances (greater than $424,100) also increased, climbing to 4.27% from 4.23%. [Full Article...]

Budget 2017: Squeeze on family finances 'extended until 2020s'

Budget 2017: Squeeze on family finances 'extended until 2020s' He said: "Mr Deputy Speaker while the economic forecasts are broadly unchanged since the Autumn, the OBR has substantially revised down short term forecasts of public sector net borrowing". Yesterday's budget included a rather odd set of changes to the public finance forecasts. According to the Resolution Foundation the United Kingdom is on course to meet the Government's fiscal objective of eli... [Full Article...]

Performance of Leucadia National Corporation (LUK) Compared to Index

EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach -1.28% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -53.30%. 0 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. Can now owns 6,035,822 shares of the company's stock valued at $114,750,000 after buying an additional 79,985 shares during the last quarter. Rating Scale: 1.0 represent "Strong Buy... [Full Article...]

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) from Regional - Southeast Banks - Todays Top Gains

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its stake in shares of BB&T Co.by 1.3% in the third quarter. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.47%. [Full Article...]

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW)

The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . The stock has a market capitalization of $23.47 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.57 and a beta of 1.31. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in GLW. The fund bought 205,184 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately ... [Full Article...]


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