Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

NYSE: HP
$18.81
+$0.31 (+1.7%)
Closing price August 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has created massive change inside of corporate America. One company that is going to struggle with fewer on-site employees is Xerox.
Here are notable companies that have cut dividends or share buybacks or that have announced an evaluation of their capital allocation plans.
Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations included Cardinal Health, Domino's, FedEx, Ford, General Electric, Grubhub, HSBC, Marvell Technology, Twitter and Uber.
Wednesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations include Amarin, Baker Hughes, Canopy Growth, Home Depot, Intelsat, Johnson & Johnson, Replimune, Schlumberger and Transocean.
Tuesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations included AbbVie, AMD, AT&T, Broadcom, Energy Transfer, Ford, Fortinet, Intel, Intelsat, Shake Shack and T-Mobile.
The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday that Xerox is considering an acquisition of HP. This appears to be biting off more than Xerox can chew, but maybe not.
The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen on Friday included American Tower, Applied Materials, Exelon, Hubspot, Schlumberger, Shopify, Splunk and Zendesk.
3D Systems badly missed analyst estimates Wednesday morning and investors are taking down other 3D printing stocks as well. But the whole group may hold a few opportunities.
The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen on Tuesday included Alphabet, Bank of America, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Cognex, Disney, Dollar General, SAP, Southwest Airlines, Western...
Oddly, the oilfield services stocks have not rallied with the price of crude and may be offering investors the best entry points in years.
These four stocks look like outstanding choices for growth and income accounts looking to add energy but wanting to play it safe.
The top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen on Thursday included Allergan, Boeing, Facebook, GoPro, Microsoft, Pfizer, Royal Dutch Shell, ServiceNow and Tiffany.
It’s worth noting that dividend yields change all the time and as of Tuesday’s closing prices, these are the highest yielding stocks in the S&P 500.
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