software

MicroStrategy Back to Highs Not Seen Since 2000

MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR) may be not as well known as other software companies, but its enterprise-ready analytics and mobile and security platforms are used by many large companies and ...
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How to Value Strategic Hotels in a Buyout

Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) has been thrown around as a would-be takeover target before, and Credit Suisse decided to take a look back at its value prospects ...
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What to Expect from Altria Earnings

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is set to report its second-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets open. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.71 in earnings per ...
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Peabody Energy Stock Makes a Run After Awful Earnings

When Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) reported second-quarter results Tuesday morning, the per share loss was worse than expected and total sales came in lower than expected. But the company ...
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biotech

NantKwest Enters the Market With a Bang

NantKwest (NASDAQ: NK) entered the market Tuesday with its initial public offering (IPO). The stock priced early Tuesday morning at $25 per share coming over the top of the expected ...
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How an Underwhelming BlackBerry Upgrade Rocks Shares Higher

Whenever investors see a big stock pop higher on an analyst upgrade, they generally think that the rating means the stock is now a "screaming buy" or something close to ...
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Is the AK Steel Turnaround Finally Coming to Fruition?

Being in the metals industry is currently not an easy gig. Profitability and demand just are not cooperating. The good news is that AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) has ...
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Was the Immunomedics Sell-Off Too Extreme?

Belgian pharmaceutical group UCB announced Tuesday morning that its phase 3 trial for lupus treatment epratuzumab failed to produce statistically significant results in both dosages tested in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus ...
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After BP Results, Big Oil Earnings Prospects at Oxy, Exxon, Chevron, Valero

When energy super-major BP plc (NYSE: BP) reported second-quarter results very early Tuesday morning, the headline number is the $6.3 billion loss attributed to low crude oil prices and a ...
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Did GrubHub Earnings Finally Mark a Bottom?

GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) reported its second quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.17 in earnings per share (EPS) on $88.0 million in revenue compared to ...
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What to Expect From Twitter Earnings

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is scheduled to report earnings after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.04 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Analyst Stays Mega-Bullish on Azure Midstream After Distribution News

Azure Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: AZUR) is one of the high-yield master limited partnerships (MLPs) that has a distribution, or a payout yield equivalent, that is well north of 10%. ...
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Baidu Earnings, Not As Advertised

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) reported second-quarter financial results before U.S. markets opened Tuesday as $1.81 in earnings per American Depositary Share (ADS) on $2.67 billion in revenue compared to consensus estimates of $1.87 ...
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Could GM Really Be Worth Almost 50 Percent More?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is in a very strong position looking to the future. The company has open avenues to pursue both domestically and in China. With this position, ...
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Consumer Confidence Tanks in July

The Conference Board has released its Consumer Confidence reading for the month of July. Confidence came crashing down, likely overshadowed by market volatility from the risks of Greece, China, and ...
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