Month: March 2019

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Accenture — The consulting firm earned $1.73 per share for its latest quarter, 16 cents a share above estimates. Revenue also beat Wall Street forecasts and Accenture raised its full-year outlook, as it benefits from its investments in digital and cloud-based services. Movado Group — The
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Betting on Wells Fargo might not be a safe bet, according to one strategist. The stock caught Wall Street’s attention Thursday following the company’s announcement that CEO Tim Sloan was retiring effective immediately. Shares initially surged on the news in after-hours trading before reversing and shedding over 1.5 percent in Friday’s session. But even these
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It’s anything but a traditional investment because World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) is anything but a traditional company. Wrestling in well-conceived costumes … ’nuff said. But for investors that don’t have to plug into orthodox opportunities, WWE stock may offer surprising potency. Source: Shutterstock That’s because next year’s big projected revenue growth is expected to translate
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Check out the companies making headlines midday Friday: Celgene — Shares of Celgene rose 6.58 percent after proxy advisors Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis recommended that Bristol-Myers Squibb shareholders vote in favor of its bid to buy Celgene. The recommendations come weeks before shareholders vote on the $74 billion buyout of the biotechnology company.
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The last year has seen Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google come under fire for various transgressions involving sale of private information to businesses. But that cottage industry got its start more than 100 years ago, pioneered by predecessor companies of Equifax (NYSE:EFX). Source: Shutterstock If you’re scared of Facebook and Google sharing your search
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Editor’s note: This column is part of our Best Stocks for 2019 contest. Neil George’s pick for the contest is Viper Energy Partners (NASDAQ:VNOM). The InvestorPlace stock picking contest for 2019 is a showcase of ideas from the collection of editors and contributors. And it also demonstrates the process each different person uses to come up with a company.
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