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On The Fly: Top five weekend stock stories

Catch up on the weekend's top five stories with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. General Electric (GE) is close to a deal to sell its industrial gas engines business to private equity firm Advent International for $3B or more, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. 2. The... Read More

Water Wars: India Facing "Worst Crisis In Its History"

India is facing its worst-ever water crisis, with some 600 million people facing acute water shortage, a government think-tank says. The Niti Aayog report, which draws on data from 24 of India's 29 states, says the crisis is "only going to get worse" in the years ahead. Around 200,000 Indians die every year because they have no access to clean water, according to the report. And as The BBC reports, many end up relying on private water suppliers or tankers paid for ...

Red Hat falls after quarterly results, software peers weak

Shares of publicly traded software companies are struggling after open-source software company Red Hat (RHT) released its quarterly report. For Q1, the company delivered better than expected results with EPS of 72c on revenue of $813.5M. SECOND QUARTER GUIDANCE: The company's Q2 view fell short of consensus views. Red Hat said it sees Q2 EPS of 81c on a revenue range of $822M-$830. Analysts were expecting EPS of 89c on revenue of $854.95M. For FY19, the company ...

Earlier: Philly Fed Manufacturing Survey "Suggest Continuing Growth" in June

Results from the June Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey suggest continued expansion of the region’s manufacturing sector. All the broad indicators remained positive, although the indicators for general activity and new orders fell notably. The firms continued to report higher prices for purchased inputs and their own manufactured goods. Expectations for the next six months continued to moderate but remain positive overall. The diffusion index for current general activity remained positive but decreased 15 points this month. Almost 37 percent of the manufacturers reported increases in overall...

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. PayPal (PYPL) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities with analyst Kunaal Malde saying he believes the company's differentiated checkout experience should enable the company to continue taking share. 2. Verizon (VZ) and Charter (CHTR) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 3. Terex (TEX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies with analyst Stephen Volkmann saying Terex has underperformed both the S&P 500 Index and machinery peers year-to-date despite improving backlog and visibility into 2019...

On The Fly: What to watch for in Micron's earnings report

Micron (MU) is scheduled to report results of its fiscal third quarter after the market close on June 20, with a conference call scheduled for 4:30 pm ET. What to watch for: 1. GUIDANCE: At an analyst and investor event on May 21, Micron said it had raised its guidance for Q3 to reflect a "healthy industry environment." The company raised its Q3 earnings per share view to $3.12-$3.16 from $2.76-$2.90 and raised its revenue view for the quarter to $7.7B-$7.8B from $7.2B-$7.6B. At the time, analysts were expecting Micron to report Q3 EPS of $2.84 on revenue $7.46B, but those figures ...

Hyundai, Audi announce partnership in fuel cell technology

Hyundai Motor Group (HYMTF) and AUDI AG (AUDVF) announced they have entered into a multi-year patent cross-licensing agreement, covering a broad range of fuel cell electric vehicle components and technologies. Under the new partnership, the world's fifth-largest auto-making group and the German premium car maker will make joint efforts in developing FCEVs, to lead the automotive industry to a more sustainable future. The cross-license agreement has been signed between Hyundai Motor Company ...

Trader Spots A "Bad Omen" For Global Markets

A canary in the coal mine of global equities is beginning to warrant attention, and equity bulls would do well to take notice. The signal: an advance in defensive stocks, according to Bloomberg's Cormac Mullen, who spent more than a decade as an equity analyst, trader and sales trader in Europe before becoming a journalist covering global financial markets.Mullen explains below: For a number of years now, defensive stocks have been shunned by investors in favor of cyclical peers that were preferred as the global economic recovery gathered ...

Roche acquires Foundation Medicine for $137 per share or $2.4B

Roche (RHHBY) and Foundation Medicine (FMI) announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Roche to acquire the outstanding shares of Foundation Medicine not already owned by Roche and its affiliates at a price of $137.00 per share in cash. This corresponds to a total transaction value of $2.4B on a fully diluted basis, and a total company value of $5.3B on a fully diluted basis. This price represents a premium of 29% to FMI's closing price on ...

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