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Brown-Forman to Buy Back $250M Shares in Twelve Months - Analyst Blog

Brown Forman Corp. ( BF.B ), one of the world's leading producers and distributors of premium alcoholic beverages, recently declared that its board of directors has approved a new share repurchase... Read >>

Will Low Oil Prices Drag Down Halliburton (HAL) Q3 Earnings? - Analyst Blog

Major oilfield service provider Halliburton Co. ( HAL ) is set to release its third quarter 2014 results before the opening bell on Monday, Oct 20. In the preceding three month period, Halliburton... Read >>

Alexion (ALXN) Seeks Japanese Approval for Asfotase Alfa - Analyst Blog

Alexion Pharmaceuticals ( ALXN ) is looking to get its primary pipeline candidate, asfotase alfa, approved in Japan for treating patients suffering from hypophosphatasia (HPP), an ultra rare... Read >>

Unisys, NetApp Alliance Unveils Enhanced Forward! Platform - Analyst Blog

Global information technology company Unisys Corporation ( UIS ) unveiled a new solution that integrates its Forward platform with NetApp, Inc. ( NTAP ) storage systems. The solution is designed... Read >>

3M Secures Additional Government Orders for Combat Helmets - Analyst Blog

3M Company ( MMM ) recently received an additional order for its enhanced combat helmet from the U.S. government, thus increasing the total contract value from $80 million to $107 million. As per... Read >>

NuStar Energy, Pemex to form JV to Develop Pipeline Assets - Analyst Blog

San Antonio based publicly traded partnership NuStar Energy LP ( NS ) and a unit of the Mexican state owned petroleum company Pemex has signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture (JV)... Read >>

HCA Holdings Gives Peek into Q4 Earnings, 2014 Guide Up - Analyst Blog

HCA Holdings, Inc. ( HCA ) announced its preliminary financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2014. The company expects to record income before income taxes of approximately $929... Read >>

Agios (AGIO) Rises on Expansion of Phase I Study on AG-221 - Analyst Blog

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( AGIO ) initiated four expansion cohorts in its ongoing phase I study on AG 221. Shares of the company gained over 5% following the announcement. The stock also... Read >>

Marathon Oil Closes Norway Business Divestiture for $2.1B - Analyst Blog

Oil and natural gas exploration and production firm, Marathon Oil Corp. ( MRO ) announced that it has completed the sale of its Norway operations. From the divestment, Marathon Oil received $2.1... Read >>

Estee Lauder to Boost Fragrance Portfolio with Le Labo - Analyst Blog

U.S.cosmetics giant  Estée Lauder Companies Inc. ( EL ) recently inked a definitive agreement to take over high end fragrance and lifestyle brand Le Labo (The Lab) to strengthen its fragrance... Read >>