Author: 0 Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG): What to Expect From Earnings?

The stock's next day closing price was $51.19 with the gain of 1.23% in its share price. The company also announced that its Board increased the quarterly dividend payment rate approximately 19% by declaring a first-quarter quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share.

Author: 0 $20M DHS Has Found For Wall Not Enough To Even Start Construction

Contractors, who have expressed interest in the project have until March 10 to submit a prototype concept paper, followed by a formal request for proposal by March 24. Michels Corp. has worked on government projects in the past. "We will gladly do it", Cemex board chairman Rogelio Zambrano told Reforma on Wednesday, when asked if the company would provide an estimate for supplying cement to companies that end up working on the project.

Author: 0 Two GOP Reps Join Dems in Calling for Trump's Tax Returns

GOP Reps. Walter Jones (N.C.) and Mark Sanford (S.C.) both backed the measure asking Trump to release his tax returns. "The American people have made it clear that they want Washington to fix our broken tax code - not to target the tax returns of individual citizens", Hatch and Brady wrote.

Business Osinbajo arrives Akwa Ibom
Author: 0 Osinbajo arrives Akwa Ibom

Osinbajo asked the minister of state for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu to begin the process of engaging the global oil firms to ensure the directive is adhered to since it was the right thing to do. Professor Osinbajo who assured the people of the state of federal government's commitment to the realisation of the Ibom Deep Seaport project and upgrading of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron said "The federal government takes seriously the Ibaka Deep Seaport project".

Business Multiple blasts rock Nigerian city: Emergency service
Author: 0 Multiple blasts rock Nigerian city: Emergency service

The explosion occurred on Damboa road, around the NNPC depot in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. A female suicide bomber, believed to be member of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, early hours of Friday, attacked oil deport belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Author: 0 Euro-Zone February Composite PMI Index Confirmed at 70-Month High

Companies remain reluctant to take on additional staff and confidence towards the 12-month outlook for output dipped to its second-lowest mark in over one year. And with both manufacturing and construction PMI readings also both this week, Markit has revised its first-quarter GDP estimate down to 0.4%. The pound fell to a near-seven week low as Britain's powerhouse service sector suffered a slowdown amid cautious consumer spending and a steep rise in costs linked to sterling's collapse.

Author: 0 Office Depot Sees Revenue Falling This Year

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Office Depot, Inc . (NASDAQ:ODP) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 6.7 Percent. In case of Revenue Estimates, 7 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Office Depot, Inc .as 2.73 Billion.

Business YouTube announces new plan for cord cutters
Author: 0 YouTube announces new plan for cord cutters

For brands, they must now create video ad content that consumers actually want to see and ideally enhances the overall viewing experience. YouTube TV works on Android and iOS. But how much does it cost, you ask? The answer is yes. For instance, Sunday football games will stream to YouTube TV - but not in mobile devices because Verizon owns mobile rights to National Football League games.

Author: 0 Japan's services PMI drops to 51.3 in February

The final February Markit US PMI services-sector index was revised slightly lower to 53.8 from the flash reading of 53.9 and 55.6 in January. That's still well above the 50.0 threshold that separates growth from contraction, but it revealed business activity expanding at the slowest pace since September 2016, with growth momentum easing further from the 17-month peak seen at the end of 2016.

Author: 0 Stock futures flat ahead of comments from Yellen, other Fed officials

Yellen is set to speak on the economic outlook at the Executives Club of Chicago at 1:00 p.m. ET. New York Fed President William Dudley and San Francisco Fed President John Williams both suggested in comments earlier this week that the Fed is poised to raise rates sooner rather than later, but Yellen is seen as the Fed's most important voice.

Business Guardiola gets testy as Aguero saga rumbles on at Man City
Author: 0 Guardiola gets testy as Aguero saga rumbles on at Man City

An injury to Jesus has allowed Aguero back into the starting line-up but questions about the situation are likely to persist. Aguero, who is the club's top scorer with 22 goals in 30 appearances this season, has impressed since he was brought back into the team following an injury to Jesus last month.

Business Don't increase military spending
Author: 0 Don't increase military spending

President Trump signaled his intention to slash foreign aid in his June 2015 speech announcing his candidacy. The White House is also poised to target the foreign aid budget. "How could this be justified in today's world where over 65 million people are displaced, and we are faced with multiple humanitarian crises?" he told CNN.

Author: 0 Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc

Shares of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc (NYSE:BW) traded down 4.68% on Tuesday, hitting $16.50. The legal version of this piece can be read at

Author: 0 This American man claims to be the rightful King of England

Evans' ad goes on and described the generations of his lineage. The ad mentioned that John Evans Sr was politically assassinated and was the last known King of Wales. "He will not out of greatest and most deepest respect depose her in life for the great service and selfless sacrifice that she and her husband HRH Prince Philip has rendered to this great nation", he wrote.

Business Worth Watching Stock: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)
Author: 0 Worth Watching Stock: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Truepoint Inc. now owns 6,852 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $455,000 after buying an additional 31 shares during the period. Hosking Partners LLP boosted its stake in Comcast by 15.2% in the second quarter. On 10/26/2016 Comcast announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.28 with an ex dividend date of 12/30/2016 which will be payable on 1/25/2017. This represents a $0.63 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.68%.

Author: 0 Klopp should drop these 3 Liverpool players against Arsenal

Though the team went on to beat Sutton United 2-0 in the FA Cup , they now face tough competition to finish in the Premier League top four in what is much-rumoured to be Wenger's final season in charge at the Emirates Stadium. "How should I be in the exact same mood that I was at the beginning of the season?" We want that feeling again. "For us, after a little break, it's important to switch on quickly".

Author: 0 Singapore's private sector growth indicator slips to 4-month low

In related developments, the government's business climate index gained one point to reach 29 in January, the council said. The survey showed that business confidence remained strong, and sentiment about the rest of the year was largely positive.

Author: 0 Ignoring Chinese warning, India to host Dalai Lama in Arunachal Pradesh

Dai Bingguo, China's respected negotiator who retired in 2003, said that India could solve the border dispute between the two countries by eradicating China'a concern in the eastern sector. Former National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon, who was India's Special Representative for border talks and held several rounds of talks with Dai until the present NSA Ajit Doval took over in 2014, has mentioned the issue in his recently released book "Choices: Inside the Making of India's Foreign ...

Business Subway denies Canada report its chicken is half-soy
Author: 0 Subway denies Canada report its chicken is half-soy

Further, Kane says Subway sent samples of the same Canadian chicken products to labs in both Canada and Florida, both of which found soy protein levels of less than 1% in the samples. "In response to these baseless allegations, we had independent labs in the USA and Canada test our Canadian chicken products". Our customers can have confidence in our food.

Author: 0 The Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Position Increased by Barnett & Company Inc

Acropolis Investment Management LLC raised its stake in Philip Morris International by 0.5% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.24 earnings per share. Philip Morris International's quarterly revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter previous year.

Author: 0 Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Needham

In the last trading session, The Company traded 6.19 Million shares. According to Yahoo Finance, the price target for the company which analysts are aiming is 21. According to them, the median (average) EPS the company could deliver is -0.19/share. Executives hold 0.01 percent of the stock. Hence, the surprise factor was 33.3 percent.

Business London Stock Exchange FY16 Pre-tax Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend
Author: 0 London Stock Exchange FY16 Pre-tax Profit Rises; Lifts Dividend

Operating profit grew five percent to £427 million ($524 million, 500 million euros) in 2016 from the previous year, the group said in a results statement. The blockbuster deal was unveiled to much fanfare a year ago and backed by both sides even in the face of Brexit. LSE said it awaits the outcome of the European Commission review process for the Deutsche Boerse transaction on or before April 3.

Author: 0 Active Volume Stock: Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN)

Despite reporting year-over-year increase in holiday sales, Urban Outfitters expects gross margin to be affected by higher demand for lower margin items and fall in store traffic. Urban Outfitters had a net margin of 6.42% and a return on equity of 18.88%. The firm earned $862.50 million during the quarter. Greenblatt's formula helps seek out stocks that are priced attractively with a high earnings yield, or solid reported profits in comparison to the market value of the company.

Author: 0 Stocks off highs, dollar edges lower as Fed rate rise looms

Trump has been light on details for tax and health care reform and changes to the budget since his election in November. Yellen is set to speak on the economic outlook at the Executives Club of Chicago at 1:00 p.m. Federal Reserve , hurting gold prices. "A number of Fed officials, including Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart, have suggested March is a "live" meeting, but market odds have remained lackluster, at least until now".

Business Here's Why Endeavour Silver Corp. Lost Its Luster and Fell 23%
Author: 0 Here's Why Endeavour Silver Corp. Lost Its Luster and Fell 23%

There was a stock increase by 4.58 percent. Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company's stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. In terms of earnings per share, 2 analysts have a 0.02 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Mar-17, for the quarter ending Jun-17, 2 analysts have a 0.01 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Jun-17 there are 6 estimates of 0.10 EPS.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam Killing: Malaysia Condemns Use of Chemical Weapon

Police say Kim Jong Nam complained of burning in his eyes who was rushed to the airport clinic dizziness. He was expected to be taken to the immigration office to be prepared for deportation to North Korea, according to officials. The Malaysia Foreign Ministry statement said it was "greatly concerned" its use could have endangered the public. Four were said to have fled Malaysia to Pyongyang on the day of the killing.

Author: 0 Analyst Opinion Summary: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Exchange Capital Management Inc. now owns 46,049 shares of the company's stock worth $3,146,000 after buying an additional 916 shares in the last quarter. This news story was originally reported by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. If you are viewing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of global trademark and copyright legislation.

Author: 0 UPS Workers Surprise Teen Colleague Who Walks 10 Miles To Work

Derrick Taylor settles in behind the wheel of the vehicle his coworkers bought for him. His co-workers, impressed with his work ethic, pooled their resources so they could make his commute easier. You've got your own ride now". "I was overwhelmed with joy", he said. Co-workers offered to give him rides, but Taylor told the Daily Mail that he was too proud to ask for help.

Business Sensex hits fresh 52-week high; Nifty close to 9000 mark
Author: 0 Sensex hits fresh 52-week high; Nifty close to 9000 mark

Prospect of a stable economic growth is driving the upbeat sentiment in Indian markets. Before that, assembly elections results could either be a bit of a dampener or could be a trigger for rally, he feels. BHEL, Reliance, Bajaj Auto and ICICI Bank are other gainers on the BSE. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump, in his address to the Congress, took a more measured tone, saying he is open to immigration reforms.

Author: 0 United Kingdom considers intervening in Sky merger with 21st Century Fox

In mid-December 2016, Sky said it had reached an agreement with 21 Century Fox to acquire the remaining shares of the company that it did not already own just five years. Bradley now has 10 working days to make up her mind, giving her until March 17. Although not referring specifically to the deal, White, speaking at the conference, said it was essential for Ofcom to strike the right balance between lacking regulatory teeth and adopting a heavy-handed approach to regulation that could ...

Author: 0 World Stock Markets Mostly Weaker Ahead Of Yellen Speech

Investors are looking ahead to a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday to reaffirm a view that interest rates are likely to go up this month. The S&P 500 Index jumped 1.4 percent. Two Fed officials said the case for lifting borrowing costs March 15 has strengthened. Expectations of a Fed rate hike soured the party on Wall Street, however, as financials led major USA indices lower.

Author: 0 Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Vetr Inc

Hsbc Holdings PLC increased its stake in shares of Energy Transfer Equity, 75.2% in the third quarter. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 9.39 million shares versus an average volume of 7 million shares during last trading session.

Business Defeating SP only answer to removing corruption from UP : PM Modi
Author: 0 Defeating SP only answer to removing corruption from UP : PM Modi

Mar 3 BSP president mayawati today attacked the BJP saying its own cadre would teach its leaders a lesson for fielding "baagi" (rebels) and "daagi" (tainted) candidates in the UP assembly elections. Mayawati, who has addressed rallies in Gorakhpur, Azamagarh, Deoria, Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Ballia, Mau and Ghazipur districts, has played the separate Purvanchal state card too.

Business Uber loses court case to stop strict new rules for drivers
Author: 0 Uber loses court case to stop strict new rules for drivers

Uber had been seeking to stop new English proficiency requirements announced past year by Transport for London (TfL), the city's transportation agency. In London, Uber won a suit against TfL over the use of its app as a taxi meter before losing a suit brought by drivers seeking employment rights including the minimum wage and holiday pay.

Author: 0 The Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

There are 3 hold ratings, 6 buy ratings on the stock. There may be various price targets for a stock. The firm now has an "outperform" rating on the stock. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.47/share and a Low EPS of $0.31/share. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 1.23, and a price to sales ratio of 0.74.

Business Bitcoin price surges past the price of an ounce of gold
Author: 0 Bitcoin price surges past the price of an ounce of gold

The post VIDEO: Bitcoin surge makes cryptocurrency worth more than gold appeared first on e27. Earlier today, the SEC informed early bitcoin adopters Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss that they will be informed within days whether they can begin trading their bitcoin-based exchange trading fund.

Business Bovis Homes Group plc (BVS) Lowered by the Jefferies Group
Author: 0 Bovis Homes Group plc (BVS) Lowered by the Jefferies Group

They now have a GBX 240.00 PT on firm. The stock now has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 624.52 ($7.78). There are now 678,501,400 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 2,831,203. The Company operates in approximately 26 markets. The Company's divisions include motor underwriting, home underwriting, non-underwritten additional services and investments.

Business A 2013 Tax Refund Could Be Yours
Author: 0 A 2013 Tax Refund Could Be Yours

The median refund for 2013 is $763. Talk Media News Daily Digest reports, under law, taxpayers have until April 18 to claim their funds. The Earned Income Tax Credit, which benefits low to moderate earners, was worth as much as $6,044 for 2013, the agency said.

Author: 0 Brexit latest: Services growth slows unexpectedly in February

The Markit/Nikkei Japan Services Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) slipped to a seasonally adjusted 51.3 in February from 51.9 in January. After slumping to a near three-year low, November 2016 signalled the first monthly drop in the output since June 2015.

Author: 0 Abercrombie & Fitch post 16th consecutive quarter of decline

This means Abercrombie's total store count will shrink to 670 stores, but the company isn't the only one drastically shuttering stores in 2017. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 13th.

Author: 0 Earnings Estimates Highlights: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.1 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 986.5 Million. Net sales were down seven percent from the same quarter a year ago to $1.04 billion, with same-store sales down five percent and slightly off the Street view of $1.05 billion.

Business Revenue Update on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co(NYSE:HPE)
Author: 0 Revenue Update on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co(NYSE:HPE)

Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. now owns 6,665 shares of the company's stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 5,035 shares during the last quarter. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) noted last week during its Q1 2017 earnings call that its revenues had been impacted (-10.4% Y/Y $670M below consensus estimates) by "significantly lower demand" from a principal tier-1 service provider.

Business US Attorney General quits Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 US Attorney General quits Russian Federation probe

On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Sessions contacted Russia's ambassador to the U.S. twice during the presidential election. The revelations about Sessions' meetings with Kislyak brought new scrutiny to the attorney general's confirmation hearing in January, when he was asked by Sen.

Author: 0 March rate hike deserves serious consideration, Fed's Powell says

The Australian dollar has plunged below the US76¢ mark amid a resurgence in its U.S. counterpart as expectations the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates later this month continues to ratchet higher. The Core PCE Price Index , a key inflation indicator, rose 0.3% last month. USA stock futures still pointed to a higher open after Trump's address.

Business Increase in POL prices soars monthly inflation to 4.22pc
Author: 0 Increase in POL prices soars monthly inflation to 4.22pc

On a MoM basis, Core NFNE increased by 0.2 percent in February 2017 compared to an increase of 1.1 percent in the previous month, and an increase of 0.2 percent in the corresponding month of past year i.e. The inflation rate has been floating in the one-percent range since September a year ago, after escaping the zero-percent range in the months before that.

Author: 0 Flint residents are furious as discounted water bills end

On Wednesday, the people of Flint, Michigan, will resume paying the full cost of their water bills for the first time since 2014, despite the fact that the city's contaminated water is still not safe to drink unless it's been filtered. The recent tests, which Heaton emphasized were overseen by Marc Edwards, the Virginia Tech University professor who helped uncover the problem, have done little to reassure many anxious residents, some of whom had hoped to address the issue this morning ...