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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Carnival, EMC, Kinder Morgan, NVIDIA, Staples, Tyco and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower and were still looking for direction Monday morning. Still, the S&P 500 was above 2,100 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was above 18,100 after ...
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Staples Earnings Take Back Seat to Office Depot Acquisition

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter, the office supplies retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31 ...
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What to Expect From Staples Earnings

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings Friday morning before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.30 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Why Starboard Sees Staples Worth Another 100% More After Office Depot Merger

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) has already rallied handily from its bottom, due in part to the consolidation plans to acquire Office Depot (NYSE: ODP). Staples has been the target of ...
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7 Top Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the first week of March. We have reviewed the consensus earnings estimates from Thomson ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Gilead, KeyCorp, NBG, Pandora, Staples, Yelp and More

Stocks were looking for direction on an unemployment Friday before and even after a strong payrolls number. The major rally seen this week, on the heels of a bad January, only ...
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Staples Merger Details: Office Depot Gets an Easy Button

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced Wednesday morning that it would be acquiring Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) for $11 a share. The transaction is valued at $6.3 billion and would ...
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Would Regulators Allow a Combined Staples and Office Depot?

It seems that the rumors circulating around a Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) merger are not unfounded. The Wall Street Journal reported early Tuesday morning ...
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What Starboard Value Sees in Staples and Office Depot

Starboard Value has long called for the merger of office retailing giants Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP). The firm sent an open letter to The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Crocs, Halliburton, Nuance, Staples, Yelp and More

Stocks were taking a steady breather going into the unemployment report after two major rallies in a row this week. What stands out is that investors keep proving that they will ...
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IBM Is America’s Worst Run Company for 2014

Out of the field of eight that comprised 24/7 Wall St.'s  "America's Worst Run Companies," International Business Machines Corp. (IBM: NYSE) was chosen as the worst among them. Our original ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks in Mid-December

Among the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between the November 28 and December 15 settlement dates, only Frontier Communications saw some rise in short interest. The number ...
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America’s Worst Run Companies

What makes a company truly poorly run? Businesses make mistakes almost daily, and industries can transform rapidly, eroding even a market leader's competitive advantage. Companies that are struggling may have ...
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The 5 Most Shorted Stocks on the Nasdaq

Among the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the Nasdaq between the November 14 and November 28 settlement dates, only BlackBerry saw a significant rise in short interest. The number ...
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Staples Earnings View: The Turnaround Is Alive

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported its third-quarter results Wednesday before the market open as $0.37 in earnings per share and $6.0 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters consensus ...
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