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What to Expect From the First Fitbit Earnings Report

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results after the markets close Wednesday. This will be the first quarter that Fitbit will report as a public ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees T-Mobile Rising 20%

T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) has fought a fierce uphill battle against its major competitive rivals AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). ...
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Coal Stocks Pummeled by EPA Clean Air Rules

When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Clean Power Plan on Monday, the agency focused on a 32% cut from 2005 levels of U.S. carbon emissions by 2030. ...
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Analysts Making Few Waves in Milacron Coverage

Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN) has seen its post-IPO quiet period come to an end. The company makes engineered and customized systems for plastic technology and processing industries. Milacron's initial ...
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Why Analysts Are Not Driving TransUnion Higher

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) has traded in a very narrow range since its initial public offering (IPO). The consumer credit reporting agency came public in June, selling 29.5 million shares at ...
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Sprint Could Double If It Continues to Impress

Tuesday morning, cell phone company Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) came out with earnings that impressed Wall Street. This gave relief to shareholders, which saw their shares increase 6% during morning ...
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Why Exxon Is Boosting Its Refining Capacity

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) announced Tuesday morning that it will increase the capacity of its Beaumont, Texas, refinery by 20,000 barrels a day by adding flexibility to process light ...
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Strong Factory Orders From June Not Given Much Thought

The report on factory orders in the month of June came in with a gain of 1.8%. This was 0.1% ahead of the consensus estimates from each Bloomberg and Dow ...
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Which Force Should Drive Disney Earnings?

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) will report its fiscal third-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.42 in earnings per share ...
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7 Countries Near Bankruptcy

Puerto Rico defaulted on its $58 million debt repayment this week for the first time in its history. With its failure to repay creditors, the commonwealth joins the ranks of ...
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July Home Prices Fall Most in Massachusetts, Rise Most in Colorado

Home prices in the United States rose for the 40th consecutive month in June. Compared with June of 2014, home prices rose 6.5%, including the sales of distressed properties. The ...
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Starboard Value Sets Its Eyes on MedAssets

Starboard Value, the activist investor firm that helped instigate the Staples and Office Depot merger, is making another call for MedAssets Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) to up the ante. In an ...
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Will Ordering Kiosks Boost McDonald’s Sagging Sales?

After rolling out tests of the company’s new automated ordering kiosks in several locations around the United States, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) last week unveiled the first “Create Your Taste” ...
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What Office Depot Earnings Mean to the Staples Merger

Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) reported its second-quarter financial results Tuesday before the markets opened. The company had $0.06 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.4 billion in revenue, compared ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 3 Industrial Stocks to Buy After Earnings

With most of the second-quarter reporting done, and the market now entering the proverbial dog days of the summer, we wanted to find out just who did the best in ...
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