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Mattel shares drop after toy maker posts disappointing sales

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Mattel' net loss widened to $113.2 million, or 33 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 31, from $73 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Gross sales in North America for Mattel's boys and girls brands plunged 29%. Last month it reported a 52% rise in sales for its girls division in the holiday quarter, sending shares to a record high. Read More »

Hot Stocks Report: NIC Inc. (EGOV), ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN)

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ADTRAN, Inc ( ADTN ) has reported 32.65 percent jump in profit for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that ADTRAN, Inc. A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of ADTRAN by 6.8% in the third quarter. Read More »

Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RB) Receives Buy Rating From Kepler Cheuvreux Analysts

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It has underperformed by 8.96% the S&P500. Pearson plc using EPIC/TICKER code LON:PSON had its stock rating noted as "Reiterates" with the recommendation being set at "SELL" today by analysts at Liberum Capital. Macquarie has downgraded its rating for British Gas owner Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) to "hold" from "buy" as it thinks the 2017 catalysts that lay behind its positive stance are not likely to lead to a re-rating, with the surprise United Kingdom election call also creating uncertainty. Read More »

Qualcomm confirms arrival date of first ARM-Powered Windows 10 PCs

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Suppliers will be cautious because ARM based Windows PCs have not worked well. Devices will also offer Bluetooth 5 and potentially Wi-Gig, which are both integrated into the Snapdragon 835 chipset. The PC may not be useful to run resource-heavy applications but is aimed more at productivity applications. The Windows 10 ARM PC will emulate the functionality of x86, which could slow down applications. Read More »

United Airlines Called On Congressional Carpet For Dragging, Beating Passenger

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The parent company of the third-largest commercial airline in the U.S. reported earnings of 41 cents per share, up from analysts' forecast of 38 cents, and revenues were up 2.7 per cent to $8.4billion. "It was a system failure across various areas", Mr Munoz continued. Some politicians and consumer advocates have called for a ban on overselling flights. Read More »

Credit Suisse Reiterated Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) As 'Outperform'

JP Morgan maintained the shares of SDR in report on Friday, November 6 with "Overweight" rating. The rating was downgraded by Pacifc Crest on Wednesday, April 13 to "Underweight". TISCH JONATHAN M sold $132,380 worth of Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) on Tuesday, December 13. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 30 by Macquarie Research. Read More »

Canada's Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast

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Ambassador David MacNaughton said in a letter Tuesday night to the governors of Wisconsin and NY that Canada is aware of their letter to Trump asking him to address Canada's dairy practices. "We're not putting up any tariffs; we're not subsidizing ultra-filtered (milk) to be exported to the United States", said Herman. "In particular, both Canadian and American farmers have been dealing with worldwide pressures of low world prices and a surplus of skim milk solids". Read More »

General Electric Company Shares Rise On Earnings, Revenue Beat

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The institutional investor owned 2,269,224 shares of the conglomerate's stock after buying an additional 66,243 shares during the period. It is negative, as 68 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GE in report on Thursday, March 23 with "Positive" rating. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark law. Read More »

Maple Leafs drop season finale, will face Capitals in first round

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That looks set to be the Maple Leafs, but it could still be the Senators, Bruins, Lightning or Islanders. The Leafs, however, never did have the consistent energy that Babcock thought he would see, and Columbus reeled off three goals by the end of the second, getting the victor from Cam Atkinson while shorthanded. Read More »

Maple Leafs miss out on securing playoff spot with loss to Lightning

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Toronto has 95, but have to win or lose in overtime or a shootout to the Blue Jackets because Boston wins the tiebreaker with 42 regulation/overtime wins (ROW) compared to the Leafs 39. "It just makes you want it more and more for years to come". "Oh yeah, for sure", Babcock said. "Once you get in, anything can happen". It's not just the first-year Leafs who lack much experience in these kind of outings. Read More »

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs playoff preview

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They'll face the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in Round 1. That we know. What we don't know is whether it will be the Maple Leafs or Bruins. Saturday's victory against the Penguins clinched a playoff spot for the Leafs. The Leafs went 1-1-0-1 against the Caps this season. Fehr is sidelined with an undisclosed injury. Read More »

Christie defends killing tunnel project, says it 'stunk'

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Reporters wanted to know about the governor's heavily criticized handling of NJ Transit , the transportation agency for which he's responsible. The project, which could cost $24 billion, would double rail capacity between New Jersey and NY and replace portions of the century-old infrastructure. Read More »

Research Report For Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

However, it will take time for all the brands to show consistent improvement. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -26.8 Percent. A number of other brokerages also recently commented on MAT. The business's revenue was down 8.3% compared to the same quarter past year. (MAT) reported its Actual EPS of $0.52/share. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $30.6. Read More »

Petitions to cancel Turkey referendum result rejected by electoral board

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The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) had on Tuesday asked that the poll be scrapped over alleged violations. The "no" campaign said it faced intimidation and threats of violence, while opposition figures and journalists were jailed. But Turkey's President has insisted that his plans to assume do not make him a dictator and that the changes were not about empowering him. Read More »

Trump calls Erdogan, seeks support in Syria

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The election observer mission by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which scrutinized the referendum, issued a statement on its findings on April 17, 2017, describing the "unlevel playing field" in the period before the vote. Read More »

Trump calls Erdogan, seeks support in Syria

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The election observer mission by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which scrutinized the referendum, issued a statement on its findings on April 17, 2017, describing the "unlevel playing field" in the period before the vote. Read More »

Turkey's election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

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There have been daily street protests in anti-Erdogan neighbourhoods in Istanbul after Sunday's referendum, which the opposition claims was marred by blatant violations. The board met for seven hours Wednesday before rejecting the request. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim , whose job will cease to exist once the constitutional changes take full effect, said Erdogan would be invited to rejoin the ruling AK Party as soon as official results are announced, a sign the government has no ... Read More »

Sports Direct agrees $101m deal

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Expected to complete next month the deal would give Mike Ashley's group a foothold in bricks and mortar retail in the USA as well as a digital platform from which to grow United States sales. Nicholas Hyett, equity analyst, Hargreaves Lansdown said Sports Direct had managed to pick up a "bargain out of bankruptcy proceedings". However, he added that unlike some of the company's previous investments the "rationale for today's deal is pretty clear". Read More »

Lookout for Price Target? Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK), Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE)

The firm owned 23,000 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock after buying an additional 7,000 shares during the period. BancorpSouth Inc raised its position in Westlake Chemical by 1.1% in the third quarter. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.34. Westlake Chemical had a return on equity of 13.56% and a net margin of 9.50%. Read More »

Pa. Senate committee approves guns-in-schools bill

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Teachers, and anyone else employed by a Pennsylvania school, could carry firearms under a bill approved by a Senate panel Wednesday. The Republican, representing Indiana County in Western Pennsylvania, had previously introduced the bill last session. Read More »

Iran to back extension of oil output cuts

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Oil futures fell during the trading session, touching their lowest in 11 days as the USA government reported that shale oil output in May was expected to post the biggest monthly increase in more than two years. Its production, however, rose to 10 million bpd in February, up from 9.75 million bpd in January, as domestic refiners processed more oil. Regarding new technical capabilities in the oil and gas sector, the global financier said "annual oil demand growth, commonly projected at about ... Read More »

Texans 2017 schedule released

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The Texans also play at Baltimore on Monday night, November 27. Houston defeated Kansas City, 19-12, at home in Week 2 last season. The Texans opened that game as 3.5-point favorites but did not cover at NRG Stadium, winning 21-20 behind Tom Savage and a furious comeback. Read More »