Safeway, Inc. (NYSE:SWY)

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Why Safeway Buyout Makes Kroger Worth Twice as Much

Safeway Inc.'s (NYSE: SWY) agreement to sell out to Cerberus Capital Management for as much as $40 a share says something about The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the archrival of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Nokia, Safeway, Sirius XM, Skull Candy, Teva, and More

Stocks are hitting new highs almost daily, but investors are still leery and many worry about buying the top or getting caught by the next major market correction. 24/7 Wall ...
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Does Safeway Deal Rescue Supermarkets?

Thursday night's announcement that Cerberus Capital Management will acquire Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) for $40 a share in cash and stock may offer be the last gasp for supermarket chains. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: LinkedIn, Safeway, NII Holdings, Rangold, EP Energy and More

Stocks are challenging new highs again and earnings season is just about over. Investors are carefully deciding how to position themselves for gains ahead and to avoid the next serious sell-off. ...
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Big Wall Street Firms Slap the Sell Rating on High-Profile Stocks

Many investors roll their eyes when they hear or read about big Wall Street firms changing their rating on a stock to Neutral, or even more drastic to Sell. Typically ...
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Whole Foods Struggles to Revamp Its Image

When food retailer Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) reported earnings after markets closed on Wednesday, the stock price fell 8% in after-hours trading, and it was down even further ...
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Amazon.com: Where Market Share Trumps Profits

Analysts and pundits (ahem!) are spending a good part of Friday morning extolling the virtues of the earnings report from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) that was released after markets closed ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Corning, Intel, Merck, Micron and More

A new earnings season has started, and stocks and bonds are dealing with a likely patch for the government shutdown and the debt ceiling. So which are the stocks to ...
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Nine Key Earnings This Week Set the Tone for Earnings Season

We already have warned that investors and traders alike are now unlikely to see five key economic reports this week due to the government shutdown. Industry economic reports still will ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Cubist, Whole Foods and More

Stocks have seen five days of selling, and investors are deciding which stocks are bargains and which ones will have more downside. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street ...
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Kroger Company Earnings Lead to Better Outlook

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) reported first-quarter 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The grocery chain reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.92 on revenues of $30 ...
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Safeway Investors Cheer Up a Little on Sale of Canadian Stores

Over the past five years, shares of Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) have traded in a range of around $15 to $30 a share. The low point came last summer and ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Gold, DreamWorks, RBS and More

Investors get to see many upgrades and positive research calls from Wall Street firms, but it is very frequent that they do not get to see when analysts downgrade stocks to sell ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Thursday: Markets Open Higher, Maintain Positive Trend Today

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a report on U.S. unemployment that was better than analysts expected (more coverage here). There were literally hundreds of U.S. companies reporting ...
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Investors Have No Patience with Safeway Earnings

The big difference between first-quarter earnings at Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) and Supervalu Inc. (NYSE: SVU) is investors’ reaction. Supervalu posted an adjusted loss of $0.14 a share yesterday on ...
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