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Newell Hits 52-Week High on Q2 Earnings, Growth Plans - Analyst Blog

Shares of Newell Rubbermaid Inc. ( NWL ) touched a 52 week high of $33.64 yesterday, before eventually closing at $33.50 and amassing a year to date return of 5.2%. The Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) global... Read >>

Republic Services Hits 52-Week High on Operational Efficiency - Analyst Blog

Shares of Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) hit a 52 week high of $38.88 during yesterday's trading session. However, the stock closed the session at $38.48, which reflects a solid year to date... Read >>

Rackspace Hosting Misses on Q2 Earnings, Beats on Revenues - Analyst Blog

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. ( RAX ) reported second quarter 2014 earnings of 16 cents per share, which not only missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny but also remained flat on a year over... Read >>

Chemical Industry Recovery Stays the Course - Industry Outlook

The chemical industry started the year on a positive note following a bumpy 2013. With the U.S. economy getting its groove back, the first two quarters of 2014 showed encouraging demand trends for... Read >>

Statoil ASA (STO) Awards $240M NCS Contract to Schlumberger - Analyst Blog

Norwegian oil giant Statoil ASA ( STO ) has awarded Schlumberger Limited ( SLB ) a contract worth approximately NOK 1.15 billion ($240 million) spanning a period of two years. It entails providing... Read >>

FICO's New Model Set to Improve Consumer Credit Scores - Analyst Blog

Fair Isaac Corporation ( FICO ), a leading personal credit score provider, is implementing a new credit analysis scoring model, which will give less weight to unpaid medical bills. The new system... Read >>

HCP Raises Capital via Senior Notes Issuance to Pay Off Debt - Analyst Blog

In order to pay off its debts, HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) is raising capital through senior notes issuance. In particular, the company priced 3.875% senior unsecured notes worth $800 million at 99.630% of... Read >>

Avis Leasing Pretigious Audi Models in Singapore - Analyst Blog

After gaining profound success in its Consumer Car Sales program across the United States and strategically expanding its rental operations across the globe, Avis Car Rental, a unit of Avis Budget... Read >>

Ascena Inaugurates New dressbarn and Lane Bryant Locations - Analyst Blog

Ascena Retail Group Inc. ( ASNA ) seems keen on a thorough growth of its business as it remains focused on expanding its brand outlets. This was marked by the recent opening of 3 dressbarn stores... Read >>

Mechel Installs New Coal Washing Technology at Elga Complex - Analyst Blog

Russian miner Mechel OAO ( MTL ) announced that it has installed new coal washing and dewatering technology at Elga Coal Complex's seasonal washing plant. The company has launched a two membrane... Read >>