Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW)

Ensco, Atwood in $839 Million Offshore Driller Merger

Offshore drilling firms Ensco PLC (NYSE: ESV) and Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) announced Tuesday morning a definitive merger agreement valued at about $839 million in an all-stock transaction in which ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Agilent, Carvana, Cloudera, NCS Multistage, Noble Energy, Shopify, Xilinx and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Tuesday despite a deadly terror attack in England. Even with the bull market over eight years old, the reality is that investors ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Merck, Twitter, US Steel, Disney, Xerox and More

Stocks were soft on Thursday morning but the directional move is not so great that there is much conviction set for the day. Trump's press conference on Wednesday created some ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: FedEx, GameStop, Navistar, Time Warner, UPS and More

For the second day running, the Dow Jones Industrial Average attempted to rise to the 20,000 level, only to falter and back up some. With the market volume drying up ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Freeport-McMoRan, Microsoft, NetApp, SunPower, Urban Outfitters and Many More

Thursday morning was a one that was quite simply directionless, after a mild 50-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from Wednesday. Maybe things got overbought after a seven-day ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Consolidated Edison, Eldorado Gold, ENSCO, Freeport-McMoRan, Las Vegas Sands, Macy’s, Potash and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Wednesday, but this is after the Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen almost 500 points from peak to trough in just four trading sessions. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Berkshire Hathaway, CarMax, Noble, Phillips 66, Portola Pharma, Qualcomm and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday morning after a three-day Easter weekend, but many European markets were closed for the day. Now that stocks have risen but broken a five-week ...
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Goldman Sachs Makes Major Ratings Changes to Its Oil Outlook for Stocks and Prices

Of all the brokerage firms that can make waves with new sector and market research calls, Goldman Sachs would be considered at the top of the list. After all, Goldman ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, BofA, Cypress Semi, Flextronics, JC Penney, Lululemon, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated to have a strong open on Friday after Japan cut its interest rates into negative territory to follow Europe on easing trends and quantitative easing. This was ...
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4 Stocks That Moved Massively After Earnings

As Tuesday’s trading session is coming to a close, the broad markets have turned positive. With the Dow and S&P 500 having been negative for a majority of the day, ...
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4 Oil Services Stocks to Buy With at Least 20% Upside Potential

Who would have ever thought just one short year ago that the price of oil breaking through $60 would be a victory. The fact of the matter is that while ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Atwood, Hartford, Kimberly-Clark, MEI Pharma, Sirius XM, Whiting and More

Stocks were indicated higher Tuesday morning. The one trend that has remained in place for almost three years now is that investors unilaterally buy their favorite stocks after each and ...
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Insiders Still Buying Shares During Holiday-Shortened Trading Week

Even though this past week was one of the shorter trading weeks for the entire year, that didn't keep insiders from putting company stock on their Christmas list of items ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baker Hughes, Cameron, Cisco, Facebook, VeriSign and More

Stocks have retreated from their highs, and investors still want upside from the market while avoiding the next major sell-off. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research reports each morning ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Citigroup, EMC, NuSkin, Twitter and More

Earnings season has arrived, and investors and analysts alike are still making many changes to their positions for 2014. Each morning, 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street analyst research reports. We ...
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