Black Hills Corp (NYSE:BKH)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Amazon, Anadarko, Broadcom, CA, Chipotle, ConocoPhillips, GE, Honeywell, J&J, 3M, NetApp, Netflix and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher after Wednesday's sell-off broke a five-day streak. Investors have had less faith and lower rewards by buying the dips in 2018 than in prior ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BHP Billiton, CarMax, Cisco, Deere, 3M, Target, United Continental, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Wednesday morning due to interest rate pressure in the United States and abroad, but the trend that has thrived for over half of the almost ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Limited Upside in High-Dividend Utilities

Markets are reaching all-time highs, with the Dow just crossing 20,000 for the first time ever. It seems that more investors are finding their returns in equities than ever, but ...
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Light Switch

Merrill Lynch Likes 3 Top Utility Stocks Into Q2 Earnings

Even though the utility sector has totally blown away other S&P 500 sectors this year, and many of the stocks in the sector are very pricey, the run may not be ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Caterpillar, GE, Honeywell, Kimberly-Clark, Schlumberger, Southern Energy and More

Stocks were trading lower on Monday ahead of this week's slate of central bank meetings. Still, investors have clearly reverted back to the steady trend of buying pullbacks that prevailed ...
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This Year’s 5 Best Performing S&P Dividend Aristocrats Stocks

Clearly after years of underperformance, and the constant chatter from Wall Street talking heads that rates were going higher, investors have turned to the top yielding stocks for income and ...
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Huge Index Rebalance Means Massive Buy Orders for 4 Top Stocks

On the close Friday, the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats index is set for a rebalance. What this means is the index will be rebalanced to reflect reweighting allocations across ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, 3D Systems, Tesla, Whole Foods, Zynga, Chesapeake and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday following a big sell-off. While the selling was harsh on Wednesday, the stock market is still close to all-time highs. Also, the one ...
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Bakken Oil & Gas Assets Change Hands (BKH, QEP)

Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) has sold about 85% of the company’s assets in the Bakken and Three Forks shale plays in the Williston basin for approximately $243 million in ...
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Jack in the Box Earnings, the Envy of McDonald’s

You probably saw the news that McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) saw negative same-store sales growth early Wednesday morning.  Frankly, the 1.6% drop ought to be considered a success when you ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AIG, BKH, BXP, CI, CME, FCEL, JRCC, LDK, MFB, WFR, MU, ORCL, SQI, SODA, SFG, UA, ZLC, ZIP)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Friday morning. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) Started as Buy at ...
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Mine Disaster Is Not Only Problem Facing Coal Industry (ACI, ANR, BKH, CNX, JRCC, MEE, BTU, KOL, MSA, D, CGX)

The coal sector has been rocked in the past two weeks by deadly accidents at mines in China and the US. In China, 32 miners are still missing and 6 ...
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Black Gold Doesn’t Help Black Hills (BKH)

Long after the market closed yesterday, Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH) seriously reduced its guidance for 2008 and its outlook for 2009. Full-year EPS is now expected to come in at ...
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