How Much Higher Analysts Value Palo Alto Networks After Earnings

Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results Monday after the markets closed. Following this report, analysts have begun to weigh in on the cybersecurity provider. ...
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GM Sales Rise on Full-Size Trucks, SUVs

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total February sales of 231,378 vehicles, a rise of 4% compared with February 2014 sales of 222,104. Last month's total represents a modest gain, ...
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Oppenheimer Gets Even More Bullish on Apple and Its Watch

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is closing in on the release date for the Apple Watch, March 9, and analysts are buzzing with anticipation. Oppenheimer, along with a couple of other ...
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F-Series Sales Do Not Carry Ford Sales in February

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Tuesday posted a U.S. sales decline of 2% year-over-year in February, to 180,383 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with February 2014 sales of 183,947. ...
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4 Top Merrill Lynch Media Stock Picks to Buy Now

The more that content becomes king as the Internet expands and grows, the more the top media companies continue to push their dominance in the sector. A new research report ...
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Home Prices Remain Compressed in Nevada, Florida, Rhode Island

Home prices in the United States rose for the 35th consecutive month in January, but the increase continued to moderate. Compared with January of 2014, home prices rose 5.7%, including ...
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Analyst Favors Annaly Yield and Book Value Discount

Despite the recent miss on earnings by Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY), analysts are still viewing this mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT) giant favorably. In fact, Sterne Agee ...
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Chrysler Stumbles on Lower Pickup Sales

Year over year, sales rose 6% at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) in February to 163,586 units, the company’s best February sales performance since 2007. The Jeep brand posted its ...
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4 High-Yield Health Care Real Estate Investment Trusts to Buy Now

If there was ever an awesome and timely combination in a growth and income investment, it is the health care real estate investment trust (REIT). They combine the health care ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, AmEx, Citi, MannKind, Micron, Ocwen, Seagate and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Tuesday after the Nasdaq hit 5,000 for the first time in 15 years. If there is one trend that has prevailed without fail for ...
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4 Biotechs Expected to See Huge Buying on PowerShares Rebalance

All the major money management firms that run exchange traded funds have to do regular quarterly rebalances to reset their portfolios to the proper allocation levels. When they do rebalance ...
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Best Buy Turnaround Yields Shareholder Returns

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday. For the quarter, the big-box retailer of electronics gear reported adjusted diluted earnings ...
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Chinese Movie Piracy May Cost American Studios Billions

China's movie ticket sales have passed those in the United States, research firm EntGroup claims. The drawback of the data is that it does not include the fact that a large ...
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Why Target Needs to Slash Prices to Recover

What brings customers through the doors of major retailers, or online to buy merchandise? Likely nothing surpasses price cuts on the merchandise. Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) new CEO Brian Cornell needs ...
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12 Companies Expected to Raise Their Dividends Very Soon

With stocks having hit all-time highs and with the bull market now six years old, investors have to consider carefully which stocks and sectors they want to invest in. One ...
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