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Big Lots Earnings Take Back Seat to Share Buybacks

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) posted third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The discount retailer reported a diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.06 and $1.11 billion in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, CONSOL Energy, Deere, DreamWorks, Groupon, Seadrill, Yahoo and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday for a weak start to the final month of 2014. If investors have proven one thing over and over, it is that they will ...
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What Icahn Sees: Dollar Stores vs. Discounters

Now that Carl Icahn has taken a large stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO), 24/7 Wall St. wanted to see what sort of value this might imply for ...
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Big Lots Takes Aim at New 52-Week High After Earnings

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The discount retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.50 and $1.28 billion in revenues. In ...
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First-Quarter Retail Earnings Downright Awful So Far

By the end of last week, some 70% of retailers on the Retail Metrics Retail Earnings Index had reported first-quarter earnings, and the news has not been good. Retailers are ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, ING, Lululemon, MannKind, Vipshop and More

Stocks are again wanting to challenge new highs, yet investors remain anxious. They want upside from the bull market but do not want to buy the top or get stuck ...
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Big Lots Soars on Earnings, Canadian Shutdown

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter the discount retailer reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.45 ...
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Big Lots Stock Crushed on Canadian Store Closing

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported third-quarter fiscal 2013 results after markets closed Thursday evening. The discount retailer posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.16 and ...
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Dollar General Earnings Due Tuesday; Dollar Stores’ Last Hurrah?

The last, and largest, of the discount variety stores reports second quarter earnings tomorrow. Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) is expected to post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.74 on ...
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Friday Closing Bell: Markets in Selling Mood on Syria, Low Pre-holiday Volume

August 30, 2013: U.S. markets opened slightly higher on Friday morning but soured almost immediately. Data on personal income and personal spending was mixed and the Chicago Fed PMI reading came ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3D, Hasbro, Dollar Tree, Tyson and More

This will be an interesting week for Wall Street analyst coverage as many traders, investors and analysts are out ahead of Labor Day. Still, we are seeing a surprising number ...
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The 10 Least Respected Companies in America

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) and PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) are the most respected brands in the United States. While Coke has enjoyed this status for six years straight, Pepsi moved up from ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 7, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Chop to Higher Close (SAP, CLH, ANGI, SD, BIG, ALJ, PETM, MTN, CIEN, DANG, JRCC, KR, SFD, FNSR, HRB, P, WDAY, ANN, FL, AMD, PBR, FB)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and trickled lower most of the day as there was little news to follow generally good data from around the globe. In Japan, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AWK, ANGI, BIG, CLH, DVA, HTZ, LOGI, MLNX, WFR, NANO, NYCB, SAP, SD)

These are some of this Thursday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls. American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) cut to Neutral at Citigroup. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 6, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Closed Mixed (JCP, ICE, BBY, QCOM, VVUS, GEVO, QIHU, SWHU, PAY, AEO, BIG, TFM, HOV, SPLS, STP, PETS, MTN, CIEN, DANG, JRCC, KR, SFD, MTG, PBR, BBRY)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning but struggled to maintain even a flat performance compared to yesterday’s close. Before the markets opened this morning, the Mortgage Bankers Association noted ...
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