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Amazon to buy Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

Whole Foods Market reported a 79 percent surge in first-quarter earnings with a profit of $49.7 million, or 32 cents a share, compared to $27.8 million, or 20 cents a share, one year ago. Both Amazon and Whole Foods cater to younger consumers including so-called millennials as well as those who are financially well off. GROCERY SHOPPING: Online juggernaut Amazon said it will buy organic grocery company Whole Foods for about $13.4 billion, or $42 a share. Read More »

Westbound I-70 reopens hours after semi fire

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The semi driver reported that a mechanical malfunction triggered the fire, which consumed the trailer, Somma said. Eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 in Jackson County are open again after crews cleared a vehicle that had caught fire near the Franklin Creek Road exit. Read More »

M&T Bank Corp Sells 7988 Shares of Progressive Corporation (The) (PGR)

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It closed at $232.41 lastly. It is down 35.38% since June 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Tracking company EPS may help to evaulate company stock value. Automobile Association, Texas-based fund reported 12.17M shares. A total volume of 3.25 million shares were traded versus to average volume of 2.97 million shares. Horizon Limited Co has 0.05% invested in Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR). Read More »

Fayez Sarofim & Co Holds Position in Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL)

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The company had revenue of $1.57 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.56 billion. Swiss Bancorporation accumulated 158,574 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 80,004 were reported by Maryland Cap. Kynikos Associates Lp decreased Toyota Motor Corp (TM) stake by 11.28% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Several research analysts recently issued reports on RL shares. Read More »

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods for US$13.7B

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Once Amazon owns Whole Foods , it could introduce new perks at the grocer for Prime members, such as an express checkout lane, or Prime-member exclusive sales. Whole Foods is courting the discount shopper with its lower cost brand 365. Two of Canada's largest grocery chain operators, Loblaw Companies Ltd and Metro Inc both fell more than 5.5 per cent at one point. Read More »

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) Quarterly Analytical Analysis

AE Wealth Management LLC's holdings in Mosaic Company (The) were worth $971,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of MOS. The First Manhattan Company holds 269,684 shares with $7.91 million value, down from 409,470 last quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that Mosaic Company will post $1.07 EPS for the current year. Read More »

Amazon's Whole Foods deal rocks Wall St; energy stocks rise

They'll be micro-fulfillment centers, adding to the 90 such centers Amazon already runs. " Amazon sees that industry changing significantly - and they see that people don't necessarily go to the grocery store anymore". Bouffard said Whole Foods Market was the first grocery store to stock his products back in the early 2000s, and he's grateful for that. He will remain the company's CEO. Read More »

TSX up on energy, but grocery stocks hammered

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 28.94 points to 15,131.48, after 90 minutes of trading, as the consumer staples subindex fell the most. Six of the index's 10 main groups ended higher. Consumer discretionary shares also retreated, declining 1.0 percent, with Magna International Inc taking a 4.6 percent hit to trade at C$57.30. For the week, it fell 1.8 percent. Read More »

Fortuna Silver Mines (FSM) Stock Ended in red Zone

The firm owned 1,763,588 shares of the basic materials company's stock after buying an additional 232,140 shares during the period. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. Read More »

Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage

An American college student who was being detained in North Korea for a minor crime has returned home in a coma , and everyone wants to know why. " We don't believe anything they say ". "For goodness sakes, he took a sign", Bolton said. Richardson says it's a "tragic situation". He was then taken by ambulance to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Read More »

Green Street Investors LLC Decreased Cubesmart (CUBE) Holding by $6.39 Million

Its up 6.67% from 1.93 million shares previously. About 31,147 shares traded. It has outperformed by 57.19% the S&P500. Tudor Investment Et Al holds 15,744 shares. Breaking those down we see that the ratings are as follows: 4 Strong Buy, 0 Rated Buy, 5 Rated Hold and 1 Rated Sell. CubeSmart had 21 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

SVB Financial Group (SIVB) Analysts See $2.07 EPS

It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 28 by DA Davidson. NSAT's SI was 9,200 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 5.3% from 2.57 million shares previously. SVB Financial Group had a net margin of 23.67% and a return on equity of 10.77%. Moody Lynn & Lieberson LLC now owns 2,942 shares of the bank's stock worth $547,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the period. Read More »

Arkansas lawmakers criticize Trump shifting Cuba policy

The changes are meant to cut off cash to Cuban leader Raúl Castro's regime, which controls about 60 percent of the island's economy through military-run enterprises, and pressure the Cuban government to let the nascent private sector grow. Read More »

Analysts See $0.26 EPS for MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG)

Dupont Mgmt Corporation has 124,776 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Deutsche Bank Ag invested in 3.68 million shares or 0.03% of the stock. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.13% of its portfolio in MGIC Investment Corp. Read More »

Fan makers worried for 28 per cent GST on fans

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The participants were provided data and papers containing legal, constitutional and historical information relevant to the issue. The orientation session was conducted by NC state spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu and was addressed by provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani and former finance minister Mohammad Shafi Uri, the party said in a statement here. Read More »

Amazon-Whole Foods deal hits shares across the food chain

Whole Foods also has a very strong brand (like Zappos did when Amazon acquired that company), although a very meager market share (less than 2% of US grocery sales). The S&P 500 rose 1.38 points, or 0.1 percent. John Mackey will remain CEO of Whole Foods and the company's headquarters will stay in Austin, Texas. Read More »

Protesters voice opposition in Carlisle to GOP health care plan

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But some people remain uninsured. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price recently visited the state to underscore this tragedy and the importance of swift and sustained action. "The AHCA would erode health protections for millions of Americans and expose them to increased costs and health risks", the sheet says. "What advocates are saying is, 'Hands off Medicaid ". Read More »

Expeditors International Of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) Reviewed By Analysts

Pitney Bowes Inc now has $2.79 billion valuation. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st were paid a dividend of $0.42 per share. 495,760 shares of the stock traded hands. Another trade for 10,850 shares valued at $667,058 was sold by DOODY JOSEPH. Beck Mack And Oliver Limited Liability reported 87,549 shares stake. Cleararc Incorporated holds 4,398 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Read More »

Splunk, Inc. (SPLK) Closed its Previous Trade at $57.74

Motley Fool Asset Management LLC now owns 30,000 shares of the software company's stock valued at $1,760,000 after buying an additional 25,000 shares during the period. They now have a United States dollars 68 price target on the stock. MKM Partners reiterated a "neutral" rating and set a $60.00 target price on shares of Splunk in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Read More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Announces Leave of Absence

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Attorney General Eric Holder's law firm. Uber holds its catered dinner for employees at 8:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Holder and his law firm were retained after former Uber engineer Susan Fowler in February published a blog post detailing what she described as sexual harassment and the lack of a suitable response by senior managers. Read More »

Putin Mockingly Offers Comey Asylum

Putin made that and other remarks about America - from the FBI investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election to the retaliatory sanctions that followed - during the broadcast of a television show in which he answers questions from the public every year. Read More »

Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) EPS Estimated At $

The stock decreased 2.15% or $0.12 on June 15, reaching $5.46. About shares traded. Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR) has declined 2.95% since June 16, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $6.82. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, September 29 by Jefferies. Read More »

Trump details new Cuba policy

Vice President Mike Pence , Florida Gov. Rick Scott , Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Sen. On Friday, the Trump administration announced a new policy restricting travel and spending between the United States and Cuba , per TIME . Marco Rubio , another Florida Republican , have shown no interest in doing so. And some in the anti-Trump demonstration had more than Cuba on their mind. Read More »