Corporate Performance


4 Companies That Destroyed Shareholders Last Week

So far 2016 has been a rocky year for everyone, and many investors are looking for cover, whether it’s from oil or other global markets. Both the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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Why Analysts Are Giving Up on CIT Group and Ally

Year to date, financial sector stocks have lost about 11%, more than double the 4.4% drop in the energy sector. The Federal Reserve's interest rate hike was supposed to help ...
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Analysts Changing Stride on Xerox Into Breakup

Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) reported fourth-quarter results on January 29, but the big negative reaction did not come until last Monday. The company announced that it is going to split ...
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Analysts Keep Taming National Oilwell Varco Targets

Will there ever be an end to the misery of the oilfield services companies? National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) reported fourth-quarter results on Wednesday morning and the stock dropped ...
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Apple Set to Accept Broken iPhones as Trade-Ins

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) already accepts older iPhones as trade-ins on shiny new ones, but the old phone, minimally, must not have a cracked screen and all the buttons (and ...
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Stock Price

The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

February 4, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 106 equities making new 52-week lows today. GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) dropped nearly 16% on Thursday to post ...
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How a Michigan State License Would Help Tesla Recover From Lows

Things don’t look too good for Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) as new 52-week lows are setting in below the $170 threshold. This comes on the heels of some embarrassing ...
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Mercedes smart Brand May Follow Toyota’s Scion Death

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) killed off its Scion brand due to minuscule sales. The Mercedes smart brand may be next, at least in the United States. Toyota's description of ...
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Stock Price

The 52-Week Low Club for Wednesday

February 3, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 396 equities making new 52-week lows today. Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) dropped about 5.4% on Wednesday ...
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Toyota Drops Scion Badge, Keeps Some Cars

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) said Wednesday morning that the company is dropping its Scion brand, introduced in 2003 to attract a younger buyer. The company will rebrand the vehicles ...
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If Boeing Delivers 737 MAX Early, Can It Repeat With the 777X?

Ever since Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced in 2003 that it was building a new plane (the 787), the company's performance seemed to be based on a model of overpromising ...
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Car Sales Numbers Indicate No Winners in the Auto Industry

With car sales for every major passenger car company now reported, investors are wondering who won, who lost and whether Winter Storm Jonas was responsible for dampening sales numbers with ...
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Honda Civic Sales Up 43% in January

Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s (NYSE: HMC) American Honda Motor Co. did not have a very good January. Sales fell 1.7% year over year, and would have been much worse but ...
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Best Buy Launches President’s Day Appliance Bargains

There's nothing very romantic about a new microwave or refrigerator, so Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) has skipped the Valentine's Day holiday and pushed right on ahead a week, ...
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Mercedes Sales Crush BMW

The race between Mercedes and BMW for U.S. monthly sales is usually close. Not so in January. Mercedes sold 26,563 cars and light trucks, up 1.7% year over year. BWM sales ...
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