Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE:SPF)

Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, Corning, Enterprise, Kinder Morgan, Twitter, Aerie Pharma and More

Stocks were lower again on Tuesday, but off the lows as worries of the Greek situation may be overblown. The one constant trend over the past three and a half ...
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home building

Will This Be the Start of a Wave of Homebuilder Mergers?

Usually mergers get a lot of coverage, and often they come with large premiums for shareholders. News that Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) and Ryland Group Inc. (NYSE: RYL) are ...
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ten dollars

11 Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Massive Upside Targets

Stocks ended the week on a very strong note, after payrolls gave Fed-fearing investors a breather. While the market is again close to all-time highs, investors keep buying pullbacks and they ...
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investor research

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Lululemon, Tesla, Twitter, Disney, Whiting and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Monday morning, despite weak manufacturing data from China. Investors have bought every single pullback for what is now approaching four years. 24/7 Wall St. reviews ...
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Merrill Lynch Makes Changes to Red-Hot Endeavor Stock List

After years of underperforming the S&P 500, the Russell 2000 has rallied back strong as investors buy smaller cap stocks to counter the currency headwinds from the strong U.S. dollar. ...
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home building

Merrill Lynch Survey Shows Homebuilding Picking Back Up

One of the main reasons Wall Street equity strategists, along with a few Federal Reserve governors, were getting concerned about the economy was the slowdown in the homebuilding momentum. Rising ...
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Trucks

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 Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: BHP, Facebook, Monsanto, AT&T and More

Investors and traders are often looking out for new research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each morning to ...
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Home security

Compass Point Boldly Upgrades Homebuilders to Buy (KBH, LEN, SPF, RYL, BZH, PHM)

We have written at great length about the resurgence of homebuilding in the United States. Like any other sector, if you go long enough without production, demand catches up with ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ABX, CYOU, CSCO, EPD, HD, JCP, MOS, POT, RCL, SI, SOHU, SPF, TSO, VE, WFT, WABC)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Wednesday. Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) cut to Hold at Argus. Changyou.com Ltd. ...
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American Companies Running Out of Cash

“Cash Burn Rate,” used to value companies with little or no revenues, was a popular term in the dot-com era. The burn rate is the amount of cash that is ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (SIRI, IBM, AZN, URBN, ZOLT, YUM, MT, BP, KO, EMR, LPX, MNI, CSTR, SPF, NSU, BPAX)

US equity markets opened lower this morning, but after the first hour or so of trading, the three major indexes moved to positive territory where they remained for the rest ...
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Mid-day Movers (MNI, CSTR, CYBI, NGSX, SPF)

At about noon, the DJIA is still up about 35 points at about 12,880, the Nasdaq is up some about 8 points at around 2,910, and the S&P 500 is ...
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When Low-Priced Stocks Are The Biggest Leaders (CYBI, MNI, BMTI, SPF)

Is it a worry when the percentage gainers are all low-priced stocks?  For some it may be, others will just say it is the normal process. Cybex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Pulte’s Upside Turn, Incentives or Not (PHM, DHI, TOL, SPF, XHB)

Defying all the mediocre views of the US housing market, PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) reported EPS of $0.20 on revenue of $1.3 billion. Analysts had been expecting an EPS loss of ...
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