Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:SAH)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AECOM, Arconic, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dollar General, eBay, Grubhub, Lowe’s, 3M, Nvidia, Stitch Fix and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Tuesday as bank and other earnings look stronger than anticipated. The reports that China wants more talks before signing the phase one deal ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Caterpillar, CenturyLink, Chesapeake Energy, Ciena, Corning, Dollar General, GreenSky, Hertz, Inogen, Lyft, Roku, 3D Systems and More

This has been a volatile week with big ups and downs, and stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Thursday after Wednesday's selling pressure lessened late in the day. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, CSX, Freeport-McMoRan, Frontier Communications, Lululemon, McDonald’s, T-Mobile, Ulta, Windstream and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Tuesday, but the Dow Jones industrial average had risen almost 3,000 points from its lows of early January. Now investors need to ...
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Morgan Stanley: Is Peak Auto Confirmed?

Is 2018, or was 2017, finally the "peak auto" year? That question remains up for debate, and investors have to consider what it might mean if they are invested in ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Tower, AutoNation, Biogen, CarMax, Chipotle, eBay, PG&E, Walgreens, Zions and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday, although on a much more muted tune than the 320-point Dow Jones industrials gain and the 24-point gain on the S&P 500 seen on Monday. ...
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Insider Buying Jumps as Market Volatility Grows: Sears, IFF, Pulse Biosciences, PRA Group, Radius Health and More

After weeks of sitting on the sidelines, insiders have been buying shares again in earnest, and the big drop in the markets last week, combined with higher volatility seemed to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Exxon, LifeLock, Microsoft, PayPal, Chipotle and More

Stocks were lower on Wednesday morning as investors are selling more earnings reports. Still, the one trend that has held up for almost four years now is that investors have ...
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Buffett Drives the Gravy Train for Public Auto Dealership Sector

With news that Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have gotten into the car dealership business with an acquisition of the privately held VanTuyl car dealership, 24/7 Wall ...
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Sonic Automotive Takes on CarMax

New and used car retailer Sonic Automotive Inc. (NYSE: SAH) announced Monday morning that it plans to open the first of a chain of used-vehicle stores under the name of ...
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Merrill Lynch: With Strong Car Sales, Car Dealers Have Huge Upside

When a company like General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is facing endless recalls, lawsuits and negative headlines, you might think car sales would be hurt. Not so. News released this ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3D Systems, BlackBerry, Coach, Oracle, Trina Solar, Kroger and More

It is Friday and stocks are looking for direction after new highs this week. Investors and traders are now routinely told that the bull market has become a stock picker's ...
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UBS Has Five Stocks to Sell Into Volatility

The sell-off in the market caused by the aggressive Russian action in Ukraine may or may not have any long-lasting implications. Regardless of how things ultimately turn out, one thing ...
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Merrill Lynch Updates Endeavor List With Top Small-Cap Stocks to Buy

One of the keys for small-cap portfolio managers is strength in the domestic economy. Most of the firms that we cover on Wall Street are reasonably bullish on the prospects ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Carnival, KKR, BlackRock and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell ...
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch Unveils Secular Growth Stock Buy List (BAC, PETM, HLF, MYGN, ACT, SAH, HEI, FEIC, LOPE)

The negative fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) reading of -0.1% caught most Wall St. analysts and economists by surprise. This unforeseen number was skewed by a huge decrease in government ...
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