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Business The Statistics Don't Lie: Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Earnings Screen
Author: 0 The Statistics Don't Lie: Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) Earnings Screen

The big box retailer's net income slumped to $817 million, or $1.45 per share in the fourth quarter ended January 28, from $1.43 billion, or $2.32 per share, a year earlier. Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT ) have shown a high EPS growth of 5.60% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 39.70% yoy. Executives hold 0.39 percent of the stock.

Business Q3 GDP growth surprises at 7%; full year estimates at 7.1%
Author: 0 Q3 GDP growth surprises at 7%; full year estimates at 7.1%

Meanwhile, the CSO has also marginally revised upwards the GDP estimates for the first and the second quarters to 7.2 per cent and 7.4 per cent. Earlier this month, the International Monetary Fund in its annual report on India had forecast that the GDP growth will slow to 6.6% in 2016-17 due to "temporary disruptions" caused by demonetization.

Author: 0 AT&T-Time Warner deal may have easier path to approval

The data-security rule in itself wasn't especially controversial, and was seen as aligned with longstanding principles of a different agency - the Federal Trade Commission. Broadband companies want to use this customer information to sell personalized online advertising, like the ads that generate billions of dollars for online businesses such as Facebook and Google.

Business Former CPS Leader Calls Out Cuts to Low-Income, Minority Schools
Author: 0 Former CPS Leader Calls Out Cuts to Low-Income, Minority Schools

The district filed a preliminary injunction on Monday to request a speedier ruling. CEO Forrest Claypool says drastic measures will have to be taken if they don't get money from Springfield. This is not a coincidence. Without a solution in Springfield or the courts, that June 1st date is extremely possible, especially with the financial crisis the school board faces, the deficit deepening to 130 million dollars.

Business Trump Thinks Oscars Flub Was All Because of Him
Author: 0 Trump Thinks Oscars Flub Was All Because of Him

President Trump blamed the embarrassing mix-up at the end of the Oscars on the awards' show focus on him. The gala already took a political turn after Iranian director Asghar Farhadi - nominated for best foreign language film for The Salesman , after his A Separation won in 2012 - said he would not attend the ceremony following Trump's controversial travel ban targeting seven mainly-Muslim countries.

Business AmTrust Financial Services' Preferred Stock, Series E Yield Pushes Past 7.5%
Author: 0 AmTrust Financial Services' Preferred Stock, Series E Yield Pushes Past 7.5%

The current share price indicate that stock is -56.12% away from its one year high and is moving 494.74% ahead of its 52-week low. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $26.84 and a 200-day moving average price of $26.04. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 30th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.04%. AmTrust Financial Services's dividend payout ratio is 29.44%.

Business MWC 2017: MediaTek Helio X30 detailed; features CorePilot 4.0, ClearZoom and more
Author: 0 MWC 2017: MediaTek Helio X30 detailed; features CorePilot 4.0, ClearZoom and more

It's time to meet the next generation flagship chipset from MediaTek which they are launching at the ongoing MWC 2017, following the steps of last year's deca-core chipsets. "Just like your heart automatically reacts to numerous tasks your body is doing, CorePilot 4.0 automatically directs power where and when it's needed to maintain efficiency", said Jeffrey Ju, Executive Vice President and Co-COO of MediaTek.

Business BT landline-only users set for price cut
Author: 0 BT landline-only users set for price cut

Ofcom is also proposing safeguards against future price hikes and it says BT should not be allowed to put prices up for its line rental, call charges and call package add-ons by more than the Consumer Price Index rate of inflation. The regulator launched its review of landline phone prices in December. We think that's unacceptable. There were found to be getting poor value for money in a market "that is not serving them well enough", the regulator.

Author: 0 Tata Sons, DoCoMo to settle $1.17 billion legal dispute: Nikkei

Tata Sons and Japanese firm NTT Docomo on Tuesday told the Court that they have agreed to settle a dispute in connection with the termination of a joint venture. DoCoMo will withdraw all cases against its former local partner in US, London and Delhi jurisdictions. The dispute resolution was spearheaded by Ratan Tata, who briefly returned as Tata Sons interim chairman following the ouster of Cyrus Mistry in October past year.

Author: 0 Most Active Stock: Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

The rating firm issued a Outperform rating to this company in a research note released on Feb 16, 2017. The research firm Upgrade the stock to Outperform. Analysts have placed a $24.96 price target on Bank of America Corporation, suggesting a 3.01% gain from recent close. Analyst's mean target price for GG is $18.11 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.50.

Author: 0 Drug suspects cut way out of Philippines police facility

Therefore, he said Dela Rosa had to find people whom he could trust to handle the anti-illegal drugs campaign. The PNP chief stressed that he also received a report that the drug pushers are proliferating in the streets again. Since then, the drugs trade has come back out of the shadows, more than half a dozen drug users and dealers in some of Manila's toughest areas told Reuters.

Business Dow Jones notches 12th record high close
Author: 0 Dow Jones notches 12th record high close

At the start of the month the president promised to unveil a "phenomenal" tax plan. But with details scant on how he planned to implement his agenda, investors have turned wary and the markets have traded range-bound. Among stocks, electric carmaker Tesla fell almost 4 percent to $246.42 after Goldman Sachs downgraded the company's stock to "sell" from "neutral" and lowered its price target.

Business All-India bank strike tomorrow
Author: 0 All-India bank strike tomorrow

It also called for removal on the ceiling on gratuity and exemption of all superannuation benefits from income tax. Other demands include compensation of employees and officers for extra hours of work put in following demonetisation in November and early initiation of process of next wage revision of bank employees.

Author: 0 Multiple major news outlets denied entry of White House press briefing

Time and the Associated Press were invited but declined to attend in protest of the ban . As many Americans know, the media outlets all report from different angles. White House deputy communications director Raj Shah insisted this was all much ado about nothing. According to the One America News Network , Spicer's comments at the private briefing condemned reporting of the Federal Bureau of Investigation affair, and viewed it as "offensive" adding that "the administration has ...

Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

Its sales stood at 3.90% a year on average in the period of last five years. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. Johnson & Johnson comprises about 2.3% of Benson Investment Management Company Inc.'s investment portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest position.

Author: 0 Solange, Tribe Called Quest announced as Pitchfork headliners

Pitchfork is now announcing the headliners via Facebook live . While the rest of the lineup is forthcoming, James Murphy and band will close out Friday night's festivities, with the legendary rap group headlining Saturday and Solange closing out the festival on Sunday.

Author: 0 Enbridge completes acquisition of Spectra Energy

The stock's 50 day moving average is $42.92 and its 200 day moving average is $42.68. Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE:SLW) [ Trend Analysis ] shows fluctuation in active trade, on Monday shares fell down to knees -1.67% to $21.15. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 14th. For the next year first quarter, analysts predicted EPS estimates trend of $0.40 which would leave an impact on the stock performance in coming months.

Business Aircraft orders push United States durable goods higher to start 2017
Author: 0 Aircraft orders push United States durable goods higher to start 2017

Durable goods orders were up 1.8% from the previous month, when they dropped 0.8%. Orders totaled $230.4 billion, up from an adjusted $226.3 billion in December. Last month's improvement came from a big hike in demand for commercial aircraft and military aircraft. Orders for USA civilian and defense aircraft and parts - big-ticket items that are subject to big swings - rose 69.9 percent and 59.9 percent respectively.

Business Sensex Snaps 6-Day Winning Streak, Nifty Closes Below 8900
Author: 0 Sensex Snaps 6-Day Winning Streak, Nifty Closes Below 8900

Indian markets started the week on a cautious note, witnessing a halt in the six days of gaining streak. Global cues also remained sluggish as Brexit worries resurfaced and investors awaited U.S. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.8 per cent to 3,446.22 points, its sharpest drop since December 23, while the Shanghai Composite Index also weakened 0.8 per cent to 3,228.66 points.

Author: 0 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's (HPE) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

The stock Jumped 6.39 percent over the past six months. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company has a one year low of $12.82 and a one year high of $24.79. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.95% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.02%.The 200 Day SMA reached 7.01%Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is having a Relative Strength Index of 39.31 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.Hewlett Packard ...

Business That $56 billion was here somewhere: Berkshire revises cash stake disclosure
Author: 0 That $56 billion was here somewhere: Berkshire revises cash stake disclosure

Over the weekend, Buffett released his annual letter to shareholders in which he berated Wall Street money managers for charging high fees and producing lousy investment results. The 2016 letter details growth in the company's relatively new excess and surplus lines unit, again argues that its reinsurance operations are well-positioned even if a major catastrophe were to strike, but also expresses some regret over the dilution in Berkshire Hathaway stock following its purchase of General ...

Business ONGC to merge HPCL to create an integrated oil giant
Author: 0 ONGC to merge HPCL to create an integrated oil giant

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation shares are trading almost 1% down at Rs 565.60, after having advanced to Rs 575 in early trades. ONGC gained as much as 1 percent, while HPCL fell as much as 1.1 percent as of 9:40 a.m.in Mumbai. Now this would create two large vertically integrated oil companies. BPCL already has a flourishing upstream arm in Bharat PetroResources Ltd which can be strengthened further.

Author: 0 Analyst Recommendation about this Stock: Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY)

Turning to Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY), its shares were trading at $131.21 a gain of $9.26, on the trading floor. The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.18. As of now, the increased share price of Incyte Corporation makes it a lucrative buy for investors. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US and global copyright law.

Author: 0 Mike Baird is rejoining NAB as chief customer officer

Wright was most recently the global chief operating officer of Barclaycard and the Americas COO for Barclays. NAB CEO Andrew Thorburn unveiled Mr Baird as his bank's new chief customer officer, corporate and institutional banking this morning.

Business The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) To Report Earnings
Author: 0 The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) To Report Earnings

In terms of earnings per share, 24 analysts have a 10.56 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Mar-17, for the quarter ending Jun-17, 25 analysts have a 14.78 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Jun-17 there are 31 estimates of 74.49 EPS.

Business Active Volume Stock: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)
Author: 0 Active Volume Stock: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)

BNP Paribas reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 181 ($2.26) price target on shares of South32 in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG) belonging to the Finance sector has declined -1.13% and closed its last trading session at $3.5.

Author: 0 January US pending home sales -2.8% vs +1.0% expected

Pending home sales were up 4.3 percent in January in the Twin Cities metro area from a year before, according to the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors. With the unexpected decrease, the pending home sales index fell to its lowest level since hitting 106.0 in January of previous year. Regionally, pending home sales in the Northeast rose 2.3 percent month-to month and were 3.6 percent above a year ago.

Business Sriram's familiarity with India gives Australia edge to adapt
Author: 0 Sriram's familiarity with India gives Australia edge to adapt

Teams have come to India and collapsed in one session and India have found that out themselves, by folding up in two sessions but in less than 34 overs - again, the taste of their own medicine. But when it is a proper turning pitch, like this one in Pune, the batsmen nearly seem clueless as to how to play and with every single spinner looking world-class on such wickets, that is something that just will not do.

Author: 0 Takata pleads guilty, agrees to pay $1B in faulty airbag probe

The massive safety recall touched 33 automakers that have used the airbags, which have been linked to 17 deaths and more than 180 injuries. Attorneys for people suing air bag maker Takata and five automakers say the auto companies knew that Takata's products were risky yet continued to use them for years because they were low-cost.

Author: 0 HP Inc. (HPQ) PT Raised to $17.00 at BMO Capital Markets

The company is working on product innovation and differentiation as well as enhancing the capabilities of the printing business to stabilize the top line. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $-0.59 EPS. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.00.

Author: 0 Uber exec resigns amid sexual harassment shakeup

The firing comes at a sensitive time for Uber, which is under fire after a former employee said she'd experienced sexism and sexual harassment while working there and that Uber management had failed to address her concerns. He said his departure was to spend more time with his family and Google gave no other clues as to why Singhal left. He reportedly disputed the allegations before leaving Google, and the "female employee" who "worked closely with the search team" did not want to take them ...

Author: 0 Where bills stand halfway through the Kansas legislative session

The Senate version allows liquor store sales between 11 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Sundays. He said the House Management Committee was likely to make the decision, based on responses to a request for proposals. The motion passed in the House of Representatives with 85 votes in favor to 40 against. Five other amendments were proposed to revise the bill in its new form, but all were rejected by the body.

Author: 0 The BMW Tupac was murdered in is selling for $1.5 million

While the auto has been restored since Shakur was fatally shot in its passenger seat, there are still some marks which reveal the vehicle's bullet-ridden history. Kelley Blue Book lists an identical BMW 750iL with similar mileage for just over $2,500. The selling price is roughly 700 percent higher than the price of an average H1.

Business Nokia 3310 Reviews: Specs, price, features and everything you need to know
Author: 0 Nokia 3310 Reviews: Specs, price, features and everything you need to know

Anticipation for a new version of the phone has been at fever pitch since news of the release leaked earlier this year, according to the Guardian . And let's not forget its legendary customisable, swappable front and rear panels. The new Nokia 3310, much like its original model, offers an astounding battery life. The new Nokia 3310 features a 2.4 inch touchscreen QVGA resolution display , which is polarised and curved for better sunlight legibility and comes with a resolution of 240 ...

Business Warren Buffett criticises Wall Street as Apple investment pays off
Author: 0 Warren Buffett criticises Wall Street as Apple investment pays off

Buffett has said he believes most stock investors are better off with low-priced index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform. He said he had invested about $20 billion in stocks since shortly before the election. Still, Buffett's hefty purchases might indicate that the recent rise in Apple's shares was caused not by the market's optimism, but by Buffett's.

Author: 0 Hungary building yet another fence on border with Serbia

Construction of the second fence is already being prepared, and Orban's chief of staff, Janos Lazar , said the government had earmarked 38 billion forints ($130 million, 123 million euros) for both the fence and newly planned migrant camps.

Business Five people hurt as auto crashes into pedestrians
Author: 0 Five people hurt as auto crashes into pedestrians

The driver of the auto was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing serious injury by risky driving. A black Mercedes was driven off Bromley Road in Bellingham before 8.30am, hitting pedestrians before smashing through bollards and colliding with a wall.

Business La Jolla Blood Pressure Drug Did Well In Study (LJPC)
Author: 0 La Jolla Blood Pressure Drug Did Well In Study (LJPC)

The company says it will present and publish more detailed results from the trial later this year. Catecholamine resistant hypotension (CRH) is a life-threatening disorder of abnormally low blood pressure in patients with distributive shock, a state in which the heart performs its blood pumping function properly but the blood distribution remains problematic leading to dangerously low blood pressure condition.

Business Warren Buffett doubled his stake in Apple in January
Author: 0 Warren Buffett doubled his stake in Apple in January

In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, file photo, Warren Buffett attends the world premiere screening of HBO's "Becoming Warren Buffett" at The Museum of Modern Art in NY. While Buffett said Apple's iPhones are great, he still carries a basic flip phone. Buffett used the letter to again explain the advantages of low-priced index funds.

Business Woman deported to Singapore despite 27-year marriage
Author: 0 Woman deported to Singapore despite 27-year marriage

Mrs Clennell said she was under the impression that her case was still being looked at by her legal representatives and the day for her to leave would not be soon. A GoFundMe page set up by Mrs Clennel's sister-in-law to raise money for assistance with legal fees has received more than £15,000 in donations. Speaking to BuzzFeed News from the plane on the runway at Edinburgh airport, she said she had just £12 in her pocket, nobody to stay with in Singapore, and no change of clothes.

Author: 0 Stock Rating Report: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s ( NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) wholly owned partner, Salix, a leading specialty pharmaceutical company committed to the prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, declared that it has rapidly scaled up its sales force by almost 40 percent, effective right away.

Business Ordering kiosks coming to 1000 Wendy's franchises in 2017
Author: 0 Ordering kiosks coming to 1000 Wendy's franchises in 2017

Wendy's chief information officer, David Trimm, says the kiosks are meant to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs. Higher-volume restaurants will be given priority for the kiosks. Wendy's has locations in at least 110 New Jersey towns. These kiosks will attract younger customers and boost sales while at the same time it will reduce queues during peak dining hours.

Business AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices rise 4 cents
Author: 0 AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices rise 4 cents

Gas prices in OH are starting to climb higher, according to travel organization AAA. Prices have remained relatively flat over the last few weeks as a result of lower driving demand and increased US oil production; AAA says. These states generally continue to see the nation's lowest prices due to gas taxes and/or proximity to key energy infrastructure. Buffalo also saw a one cent drop, putting the price at $2.42 per gallon.

Author: 0 Hands-On With The ZTE Blade V8 Mini & Blade V8 Lite

The Blade V8 Mini will be made available in Asia Pacific and Europe, whereas the Blade V8 Lite will first hit the shelves in Germany, Italy and Spain. Its one-hand friendly size measures out to be a similar 143 x 71 x 8mm and the battery life will be about the same with a 2,500mAh capacity battery.

Business SoftBank Close To Invest Over $3 Billion In WeWork
Author: 0 SoftBank Close To Invest Over $3 Billion In WeWork

The publication said the secondary investment could reach $2 billion, which would put SoftBank's total input at $4 billion overall. For WeWork insiders, there is a tender offer on the table at around $44.10 per internal share. It will continue to raise capital for expansion ahead of an expected public listing, but did not indicate a time frame. However, he did not mention a specific date as to when one can expect that to happen.

Author: 0 British consumer is still spending says Primark owner

Associated British Foods said the retailer had performed well in the United Kingdom despite fears that the fall in pound since the Brexit vote, which has started to drive up inflation, was hurting consumers. "Being known as the price leader affords Primark some protection at a time when disposable incomes are being squeezed; however, ensuring product ranges remain fashionable and relevant will be imperative to retain appeal", said Kate Ormrod, senior analyst at GlobalData.

Author: 0 Shots Fired At Police During Melbourne Drug Raid

Police are attempting to negotiate with the occupants of a home in Melbourne, Australia following an early morning shooting. There's traffic delays in the area. There are about a dozen police cars in the street. The sound of smashing glass was heard coming from the property. Neighbours told the Herald Sun it is not the first time the house has been the subject of a police raid.

Business The Nokia 3310 just got a major makeover
Author: 0 The Nokia 3310 just got a major makeover

News of a potential re-launch for the iconic Nokia 3310 took the world by storm earlier this month, and the likelihood of a resurrection is growing stronger by the day. Nokia 3 is also made of the aluminum body which we see in other Nokia phones. The Nokia 6 will be sold at 299 Euros while the Nokia 5 will sell at 189 Euros .