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White Mountains' (WTM) Ratings Affirmed by A. M. Best - Analyst Blog

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. 's ( WTM ) issuer credit rating (ICR) of "bbb" was recently reiterated by A. M. Best.  Concurrently, the rating agency affirmed financial strength... Read >>

Boeing Q3 Deliveries Increase by 9%, Boosts 737 Output - Analyst Blog

The aerospace giant The Boeing Company ( BA ) reported strong delivery numbers for the third quarter as well as the first nine months of 2014. Boeing's share price closed at $126.36 on Oct 3,... Read >>

Company News for October 06, 2014 - Corporate Summary

•    Shares of ADTRAN Inc. ( ADTN ) dropped 7.3% after forecasting third quarter earnings per share between $0.23 and $0.24, lower than year ago quarter's $0.29 •    WellPoint Inc.'s ( WLP )... Read >>

Fastenal Company Buys Assets Aerospace Fastener Distributor - Analyst Blog

The share price of Fastenal Company ( FAST ) has increased about 3% since the company announced its acquisition of assets of Av Tech Industries on Oct 1. Av Tech Industries is a wholesale... Read >>

Will China Leave a Bad Taste For Yum! Brands Q3 Earnings? - Analyst Blog

Louisville based restaurant chain Yum Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) is set to report third quarter 2014 results on Oct 7. In the last quarter, the company reported in line results driven by outstanding... Read >>

Apple Now a Strong Buy, New iPhones & iPad Key Catalysts - Analyst Blog

On Oct 3, 2014, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Apple Inc. ( AAPL ) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Positive estimate revisions due to robust new iPhone sales and the upcoming iPad refresh... Read >>

Will Costco (COST) Earnings Beat Estimates this Season? - Analyst Blog

We expect Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) to beat expectations when it reports fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results on Oct 8. Last quarter, the company posted a negative surprise of 1.8%. Why... Read >>

Incyte Receives $60M Milestone Payment Related to Jakavi - Analyst Blog

It is a common practice of small pharma companies to enter into agreements with larger pharma companies for the development and commercialization of products. Such deals fetch milestone payments... Read >>

Can Monsanto Company (MON) Post Upbeat Results in Q4? - Analyst Blog

Monsanto Company ( MON ) is scheduled to report fourth quarter fiscal 2014 (ended Aug 2014) results on Oct 8, before the market opens. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the quarter is pegged at a... Read >>

Actuant Q4 Earnings and Revenues Lag Estimates, Up Y/Y - Analyst Blog

Machinery company Actuant Corporation ( ATU ) reported lower than expected results for fourth quarter fiscal 2014 (ended Aug 31, 2014). Investor's sentiments were weak on the stock, with the... Read >>