Sysco (NYSE:SYY)

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Does Nelson Peltz Activist Math Add Up in Sysco?

Sysco Corp. (NYSE: SYY) has seen a big, late-Friday pop on what was first an exclusive report from CNBC that Trian's Nelson Peltz has taken a 7% stake or so ...
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Sysco Earnings Improve; Buyback Salves Impact of Failed Acquisition

Sysco Corp. (NYSE: SYY) reported fourth fiscal-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Monday. For the quarter, the food distributor posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Is the Staples and Office Depot Merger Really at Risk?

Merger arbitrage and speculation often drive massive inflows and outflows of capital around merger rumors, and they can also have a high impact in actual pending mergers as well. Now ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Lumber Liquidators, Take-Two, Urban Outfitters, Apigee, Akamai, Intuit and More

Stocks were indicated higher yet again on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hitting new highs. Tuesday's news may be driven by overseas action rather than ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Barclays, Caterpillar, EMC, JD.com, LinkedIn, Stratasys and More

Stocks were trying to make a day-two recovery move on Tuesday after last week's sell-off. For the better part of the past two and a half years, investors regularly have ...
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Pentagon Awards $10.5 Billion in Defense Contracts

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded 19 defense contracts in its Tuesday evening announcement of contract awards. The total value of contracts awarded was $10.46 billion. Among the defense contractors ...
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Cantor Fitzgerald Says Sell Twitter and Five Other Stocks Now

As the volatility in the market creeps up due to the situation in the Crimea, investors need to consider if it is time for a look under the hood of ...
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Fuel Cell Maker Plug Power Still Flying High

Following an announcement last week that fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) had received a purchase order from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) to supply electric fork lifts ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Fade Further to Close

August 9, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning and bounced around below the break-even line most of the day. The day’s biggest economic news came from China, where ...
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Closing Bell for Monday on Wall Street: Markets Mixed at Open, Mixed at Close

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning after most of the day’s economic data was delivered in Europe. Eurozone PMI rose slightly more than expected (more coverage here) and Spain ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Markets Rise to New Highs on Jobs Report

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following upward revisions from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on non-farm payrolls in February and March and a larger-than-expected rise in payrolls in ...
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Top Wall Street Analyst Downgrades: Annaly, MBIA, MercadoLibre, Valero and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. They often do not get to see when analyst downgrade stocks to sell or to ...
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J.P. Morgan’s Top 15 Picks to Buy Now (CAG, IBM, DIS, GPC, MMM, FISV, PAYX, PPG, SYY, SIAL, UNP, UTX, PX, L, XRAY)

The stock market has come a long way since the dark days of March 2009. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been up 10 days in a row. The last ...
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Argus Makes Big Changes in Three Model Portfolios (GAS, SPLS, F, BDX, ORCL)

The Argus research company has provided investors with quality, independent equity research since 1934. For the individual investor, a source for independent research is always a positive for a portfolio. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — January 9, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Reverse Two-day Slide (AA, MON, DNKN, NFLX, RL, SYY, APOL, STZ, GBX, HELE, RT, TXI, SVU, CSIQ, NOK, CLWR, DISH, S, HLF)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning following a better-than-expected quarterly earnings report from Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA). There was not a lot of economic data out today, so corporate ...
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