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Washington Federal (WAFD) Meets Q4 Earnings Estimates

Tale of the Tape

Washington Federal (WAFD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and 0.32%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

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Nilanjan Choudhury

Oil & Gas Stock Roundup: ConocoPhillips' Australia Asset Sale, Phillips 66's Buyback & More

Analyst Blog

ConocoPhillips (COP) entered into an agreement to sell some of its portfolio in Australia for $1.39 billion. Meanwhile, downstream major Phillips 66 (PSX) launched a $3 billion new buyback program.

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Aparajita Dutta

General Dynamics (GD) Wins $434M Submarine Development Deal

Analyst Blog

General Dynamics' (GD) unit will provide all engineering and related lead yard support necessary for direct maintenance and support of Virginia class ship specifications

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Reata Successfully Completes Neuromuscular Disorder Study

Analyst Blog

Reata (RETA) rallies following the successful completion of a pivotal study evaluating omaveloxolone as a potential treatment for Friedreich's ataxia, a progressive neuromuscular disorder.

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Garmin (GRMN) Extends Support to National Runners Alliance

Analyst Blog

Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) partners with National Runners Alliance in a bid to fight against harassment of female runners.

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Kinjel Shah

Allergan (AGN) Shareholders Approve Acquisition by AbbVie

Analyst Blog

Allergan's (AGN) shareholders give green signal to its pending merger with AbbVie for a transaction value of nearly $63 billion.

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Sapna Bagaria

UnitedHealth (UNH) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Beat, Guidance Up

Analyst Blog

UnitedHealth's (UNH) higher revenues, strength in both segments -- UnitedHealthcare and Optum -- plus membership growth leads to earnings outperformance.

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What's in the Offing for Netflix (NFLX) in Q3 Earnings?

Analyst Blog

Netflix's (NFLX) success rests on subscription growth. However, debt from original content production may show on the company's Q3 bottom line.

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, KLA-Tencor, QUALCOMM, YUM! Brands and Deere & Co.

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, KLA-Tencor, QUALCOMM, YUM! Brands and Deere & Co.

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J&J (JNJ) Gets FDA Approval for Xarelto Label Expansion

Analyst Blog

FDA approves Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Xarelto to prevent blood clots in hospitalized acutely ill medical patients.

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Will Low International Package Volumes Mar UPS' Q3 Earnings?

Analyst Blog

With UPS having substantial exposure in China, the trad-related uncertainty might have hurt the company's international volumes. However, solid e-commerce growth is likely to have aided results.

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Will Solid Bell Unit Sales Aid Textron's (TXT) Q3 Earnings?

Analyst Blog

Most of Textron's (TXT) business segments are likely to have witnessed an increase in third-quarter 2019 sales, which in turn must have boosted its earnings.

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Brown & Brown's (BRO) Unit Acquires VGW Insurance Assets

Analyst Blog

Brown & Brown (BRO) acquires VGW Insurance, its second buyout in the ongoing quarter.

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Sumit Singh

4 Retailers Set to Stand Tall This Earnings Season

Analyst Blog

Per the latest Earnings Outlook, Retail-Wholesale sector is anticipated to witness top-line growth of 8.4%. Players in the sector are gaining strength from efforts to grab a bigger share on attributes such as price, products and speed to market.

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Here's Why You Should Hold on to NextGen Healthcare for Now

Analyst Blog

NextGen Healthcare (NXGN) is gaining traction from the U.S. RCM market and the growing EHR market. However, margin pressure remains a concern.

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Here's Why DICK'S Sporting is a Solid Investment Pick Now

Analyst Blog

DICK'S Sporting (DKS) witnesses strong momentum on efforts to build the best omni-channel platform as well as robust merchandising initiatives.

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Wayfair Launches Hykkon, Expands Presence in UK & Germany

Analyst Blog

Wayfair (W) introduces a flagship brand, Hykkon, which offers over 700 products for the living room, dining room and bedroom. This is likely to aid growth in its European business.

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Skechers (SKX) Stays Ahead of Industry, Up About 60% YTD

Analyst Blog

Skechers' (SKX) international wholesale business remains a key sales driver. Management expects international business to increase at a mid-teens rate over the balance of the year.

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Caterpillar Hit by Weak Manufacturing Sector & High Costs

Analyst Blog

Caterpillar's (CAT) results likely to bear the brunt of the recent slowdown in the manufacturing sector, muted China market and higher input costs thanks to the implementation of tariffs.

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Vale Q3 Iron Ore Output Up 35% Q/Q, To Recover 50 Mt by 2021

Analyst Blog

Vale S.A's (VALE) iron ore production numbers in the third quarter exhibit a sequential improvement as mines shut in the wake of the Brumadinho disaster resumed operations.

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Will Multiple Headwinds Dent Whirlpool's (WHR) Q3 Earnings?

Analyst Blog

Whirlpool's (WHR) soft EMEA segment is likely to have hurt third-quarter 2019 results. Cost inflation, adverse currency and lower industry demand remain other deterrents.

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Trading, Global Woes to Mar Morgan Stanley (MS) Q3 Earnings

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Morgan Stanley's (MS) Q3 results are likely to reflect adverse impact from slump in trading activities, weak investment banking and lower interest rates.

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Will Heightened Competition Hurt Netflix's (NFLX) Q3 Earnings?

Analyst Blog

Netflix's (NFLX) third-quarter 2019 results are likely to be negatively impacted by rising competition and price hikes in overseas markets.

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Sempra Energy to Sell Chilean Stakes, Focus on North America

Analyst Blog

Sempra Energy (SRE) will approximately earn $2.23 billion in cash from the divestment of its Chilean businesses, subject to working capital and debt adjustments

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First Republic (FRC) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates, Costs Rise

Analyst Blog

First Republic (FRC) records higher revenues and loan growth in the third quarter of 2019.

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J&J (JNJ) Beats on Q3 Earnings as Sales Rise, Ups 2019 View

Analyst Blog

J&J (JNJ) comes up with encouraging third-quarter 2019 results.

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Schwab (SCHW) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat, Expenses Rise

Analyst Blog

Amid lower interest rates, Schwab's (SCHW) Q3 earnings reflect rise in client assets and higher asset management fees.

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Company News for Oct 15, 2019

Corporate Summary

Companies In The News Are: BIMI, ACM, SRE, AGI

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Daniel Laboe

Ripening Buys For Your Portfolio Of The Future

Investment Ideas

Valuations have fallen for some of the smaller tech stocks, with no change in outlook, these stocks look increasingly attractive.

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Supriyo Bose

Prospects Look Healthy for Communication Components Industry

Industry Outlook

The Zacks Communication - Components industry appears poised to benefit from healthy growth dynamics, favorable industry drivers and solid demand trends.

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