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UBS upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, June 19 report. The rating was upgraded by Bernstein on Monday, July 27 to "Outperform". The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by BMO Capital Markets. It improved, as 31 investors sold ORI shares while 98 reduced holdings. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business.
  • International Paper, Graphic Packaging Combine Packaging Businesses

    International Paper, Graphic Packaging Combine Packaging Businesses

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    Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK ) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. The firm's quarterly revenue was down.8% compared to the same quarter previous year. Graphic Packaging Holding had a return on equity of 22.90% and a net margin of 5.87%.
  • Dow Jones hits another record as Caterpillar and 3M climb

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    Caterpillar told investors it anticipates US$6.25 earnings per share for the full year. Motco raised its position in shares of Caterpillar by 264.9% during the 2nd quarter. They noted that the move was a valuation call. (NYSE:CAT), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 13 Hold. Caterpillar has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $119.82.
  • Fiat Chrysler posts 3Q profit

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    A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Greenleaf Trust lifted its stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter. giving the company a "underperform" rating. FCAU's profit will be $767.21 million for 8.28 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. The company has a market cap of $25.70 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.57 and a beta of 1.73.
  • The UK has ordered casino websites to remove child-targeted gambling ads

    The UK has ordered casino websites to remove child-targeted gambling ads

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    They raised particular concern about "freely accessible ads for play-for-free and play-for-money games", and said their warning also applied to "all graphics and images displayed on a website or in third party media". About 450,000 children gamble each week and several websites use characters from stories such as Peter Pan and Jack and the Beanstalk . The included a free-to-pay mode in their products, which required no age verification, and was used to introduce children to the whole ...
  • Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)?

    Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)?

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    It has underperformed by 37.75% the S&P500. Peel Hunt's PT indicates a potential upside of 45.35% from the company's last stock close. The stock has "Hold" rating by Zacks on Tuesday, September 1. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, April 20 with "Overweight". Carpetright plc is engaged in providing floor coverings and beds. The company has market cap of $456.28 million.
  • McDonald's quarterly USA comp sales beat estimates

    McDonald's quarterly USA comp sales beat estimates

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    In last year's third quarter, McDonald's reported earnings of $1.62 per share on $6.4 billion in sales. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) 3Q17 earnings were released before opening bell this morning. During the quarter, McDonald's reached its target of re-franchising 4,000 restaurants in China and Hong Kong. Still, investors pay close attention to sales in the U.S., McDonald's biggest market.
  • No penalty for delayed GST returns for August, September; announces govt

    No penalty for delayed GST returns for August, September; announces govt

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    The government had earlier waived the late fee for delayed filing for the month of July, media reported. The government on Tuesday tweaked the working of GST ( Goods and Services Tax ) yet again to provide relief for the taxpayers. In July, the GST collection was Rs 92,283 crore from 64.42 per cent of the total taxpayer base. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the decision had been taken for the convenience of taxpayers and that the taxpayers who have paid the late fee while ...
  • Vitol to acquire Noble's U.S. oil trading business for $580 million

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    Holding Co confirmed it had agreed to acquire Noble Americas Corp subject to certain conditions and referred to Noble's statement on the deal. Noble said it would receive gross proceeds of about $1.42 billion from the planned sale of its oil liquids business, while net proceeds would have been about $580 million after repaying $836 million of loans.
  • Increased market share boosts Premier Inn and Costa owner

    Increased market share boosts Premier Inn and Costa owner

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    Whitbread said the United Kingdom is now entering the "third wave" of coffee, "a period in which consumers" preferences for coffee become more sophisticated and are willing to spend more per cup for higher quality and innovative drinks'. In the United Kingdom, it opened more than 2,000 more Premier Inn rooms and its revenue per room rose 1.8% to £53.46 million. The company said the hike in revenue was down to market share gains by both Premier Inn and Costa, while "disciplined cost ...
  • First Industrial Realty Trust, (NYSE:FR) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume

    First Industrial Realty Trust, (NYSE:FR) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume

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    It has outperformed by 1.70% the S&P500. Airain Ltd increased Us Bancorp (USB) stake by 237.14% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Qs Investors Ltd Liability accumulated 18,725 shares or 0% of the stock. Amp Capital, Australia-based fund reported 129,887 shares. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Digital Realty Trust, Inc". Analysts await Lendingtree Inc (NASDAQ:TREE) to report earnings on October, 26.
  • Noted Malayalam Filmmaker IV Sasi Dies At 69 In Chennai

    Noted Malayalam Filmmaker IV Sasi Dies At 69 In Chennai

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    IV Sasi was known primarily for his Malayalam films which were popular at the box office. The celebrated filmmaker has directed more than 150 films and was once the superstar among the directors. He was also instrumental in Rajinikanth's Malayalam debut with the film "Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum" which starred Kamal Haasan alongside the superstar and was a bilingual film.
  • Apple Pay now available in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and United Arab Emirates

    Apple Pay now available in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and United Arab Emirates

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    Speaking at the Money 20/20 conference that kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday, Jennifer Bailey , Apple's VP of Apple Pay , shared a series of milestones for the company's digital wallet and payments service, highlighting that Apple Pay now accounts for 90% of all mobile contactless transactions globally in markets where it's available, TechCrunch is reporting.
  • Mobile US Inc (TMUS): Is It A Good Long Term Opportunity?

    Mobile US Inc (TMUS): Is It A Good Long Term Opportunity?

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    PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in T-Mobile US by 1,887.3% in the 2nd quarter. The stock has climbed 29 percent in the last 12 months. Shares of T-Mobile US, Inc. T-Mobile US's quarterly revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. (NASDAQ:TMUS) posted quarterly earnings of $0.67 which compared to the sell-side estimates of 0.44.
  • S&P 500 Growth ETF SPDR (SPYG) Shares Climb Higher For the Week

    S&P 500 Growth ETF SPDR (SPYG) Shares Climb Higher For the Week

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    S&P Midcap Value ETF SPDR (MDYV)'s Williams %R presently stands at -7.63. More notable recent SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:SLY) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Zacks Value Investor Highlights: Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value, SPDR S&P 600 ..." on September 22, 2017, also Chicagotribune.com with their article: "Money managers lure millennials with low minimums, live advice" published on October 17, 2017, Finance.Yahoo.com published: "3 Reasons to Dump Small-Cap ETFs ...