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Magellan Midstream Partners Prolongs BridgeTex Open Season - Analyst Blog

Tulsa, OK based publicly traded energy pipeline partnership, Magellan Midstream Partners LP ( MMP ) declared that that the open season of BridgeTex Pipeline has been extended to Aug 14, 2014. The... Read >>

L Brands Rises as Comparable Sales Surpass Expectations - Analyst Blog

Shares of L Brands, Inc. ( LB ) moved up 6.8% following comparable store sales results for July, the four weeks ended Aug 2, 2014, that surpassed analysts' expectations. Comps of this specialty... Read >>

Costco Falls Modestly As Comparable Sales Miss Expectation - Analyst Blog

Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) dropped marginally by 0.4% following comparable store sales results for July, the four weeks ended Aug 3, 2014, that fell short of analysts'... Read >>

Baker Hughes Counts 19 More U.S. Rigs, Oil Rigs Rise by 15 - Analyst Blog

In its weekly release, Houston based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. ( BHI ) reported a rise in the U.S. rig count (number of rigs searching for oil and gas in the country). This can... Read >>

Ford China Sales Rise 25% in July, Up 33% Year to Date - Analyst Blog

Ford Motor Co. ( F ) sold 90,775 vehicles in China in Jul 2014, which reflects a 25% year over year increase over 72,834 units sold in Jul 2013. Year to date sales of Ford in the world's largest... Read >>

Compass Diversified Shares Slightly Gain on Clear Earth Deal - Analyst Blog

Compass Diversified Holdings ( CODI ) recently entered into an agreement to acquire Clean Earth Holdings Inc for $243 million. Expected to close by the end of this month, the announcement seemed... Read >>

Medtronic Up on Quadripolar Lead, CRT-D Devices' FDA Approval - Analyst Blog

Minnesota based leading medical device manufacturer Medtronic, Inc.' s ( MDT ) Attain Performa Model 4298 quadripolar lead, and the Viva Quad XT and Viva Quad S cardiac resynchronization therapy... Read >>

Southwest Airlines July Traffic Grows on Packed Flights - Analyst Blog

Dallas, TX based Southwest Airlines Co. ( LUV ) posted a healthy rise in traffic for July 2014. The month's traffic measured in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) came in at 10.6 billion, up 6.6% from... Read >>

Eastman Chemical's (EMN) Strategic Actions Should Bear Fruit - Analyst Blog

On Aug 5, we issued an updated research report on chemicals maker Eastman Chemical ( EMN ). While the company should gain from its cost cutting measures, capacity additions and synergies from... Read >>

Cato Reports 4% Increase in July Comps, Provides Q2 Outlook - Analyst Blog

Last week, Charlotte, NC based retailer of apparel and accessories for women, Cato Corporation ( CATO ) posted yet another month of improved comparable store sales (comps) performance for the 4... Read >>