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Five Top Nasdaq Stocks In February

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:24

The new year has proved to be a volatile one on the stock markets. The Nasdaq is no exception, swinging down and up some 300 points in the first two months of 2014. Here is a quick look at five of the ...

The Top Five Dow Stocks In February

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 11:39

The new year has proved to be a volatile one on the stock markets. After seeing a sizable correction in January, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) are again hitting or near all-time highs. ...

UPDATE: Bank of America Moves to No Rating on TriQuint Semiconductor Following Merger with RF Micro Devices

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 08:58

In a report published Monday, Bank of America analyst Vivek Arya moved to No Rating on TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TQNT ). In the report, Bank of America noted, “TriQuint Semiconductor (TQNT) and RF ...

Short Sellers Pick Up Some Avon And Rite Aid (AVP, RAD, SVU)

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 14:19

Among the struggling U.S.-based retailers, Avon Products (NYSE: AVP ), Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD ) and SUPERVALU (NYSE: SVU ) saw significant swings in short interest between the January 31 and February 14 settlement ...

Overvaluing Liquidity: Invest For The Future, Not For Today

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 16:56

If you talk to individual investors about which stocks they own, you will undoubtedly hear a recitation of the same stocks that dominate the financial media on a daily basis. Everyone owns and trades stocks ...

Mid-Day Market Update: Dow Surges Over 100 Points; Deckers Shares Slip After Disappointing Outlook

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 14:30

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded up 0.70 percent to 16,386.76 while the NASDAQ surged 0.44 percent to 4,338.01. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.69 percent to 1,867.06. Leading and Lagging Sectors ...

3 Reasons IdaCorp Is Appealing For Patient Investors

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 13:45

Even though IdaCorp (NYSE: IDA ) has a low beta of 0.46, the share price has still moved nearly 25 percent over the last 52 weeks of market action. IdaCorp, a power company based in Boise, is now at its ...

Varonis Systems: Friday’s Hot IPO

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:10

Enterprise software maker Varonis Systems held its initial public offering Friday morning. The company sold 4.8 million shares at an IPO price of $22, which was above the recently raised expected range ...

Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Rise; Pepco Posts Higher Profit

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 11:22

Following the market opening Friday, the Dow traded up 0.51 percent to 16,355.94 while the NASDAQ gained 0.45 percent to 4,338.29. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.50 percent to 1,863.48. Leading and Lagging ...

A Punishing Compugen Secondary Offering to Raise Cash

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:55

Compugen is raising close to $60 million in a secondary offering, but at a punishing price to any new shareholders who bought into this week's strength.

More Big Moves In Social Media Short Interest (LNKD, TWTR, ZNGA)

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 08:22

Early February saw resumed interest by short sellers in several social media companies based in the United States, particularly LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD ), Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) and Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA ). ...

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund Announces Tender Offer for 20% of its Shares

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 17:36

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific Fund, Inc. (NYSE: APF ) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a tender offer to acquire in exchange for cash up to 20 percent of the Fund's outstanding shares ...

Capital City Bank Group, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend and Stock Repurchase Program

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 17:35

Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCBG ) announced today that its Board of Directors approved the reinstatement of a quarterly cash dividend as well as a new stock repurchase program. The Board declared ...

Simplicity Bancorp Announces Sixth Stock Repurchase Program

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 17:31

Simplicity Bancorp (Nasdaq: SMPL), the holding company for Simplicity Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that its Board of Directors authorized the sixth stock repurchase program pursuant to ...

7 Stocks With High Dividend Yields

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 15:52

Companies that pay out dividends have traditionally been seen as stable and established. But the global economic downturn has turned a lot of that old-school thought on its head, while volatile markets ...

Mid-Day Market Update: US Stocks Gain; J.C. Penney Shares Gain After Q4 Results

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:45

Midway through trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.23 percent to 16,235.46 while the NASDAQ surged 0.36 percent to 4,307.65. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.23 percent to 1,849.36. Leading and Lagging Sectors ...

Amgen, BioMarin Lead Biotech Short Interest Trend (AMGN, BIIB, BMRN)

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:26

Among the leading biotech and emerging pharmaceutical companies, Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ), Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB ) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ: BMRN ) saw the largest percentage increases in short ...

Short Interest in 3D Printing Sector Focuses on One Stock

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:55

We continue to track the short interest changes in the primary 3D printer and services companies. The following information is based on data reported for the period ended February 14, 2014. Short interest ...

Nasdaq Stocks With the Largest Short Positions

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:25

Here is a look at the six Nasdaq-traded stocks with the largest number of shares held short as of February 14. Of the six, only one saw short interest fall, while the rest had short interest rise. For ...

Short Sellers Return to Biotech Stocks

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 08:00

After largely shying away in the previous period, short sellers returned to many of the leading biotech and emerging pharmaceutical stocks in early February. The largest upswings happened to BioMarin Pharmaceutical ...

 
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