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Aetna Foresees Higher Revenues in 2014 - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:30 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

While other insurers are being cautious about the 2014 industry environment, health insurer Aetna Inc. ( AET ), in its recent investors' presentation, provided a positive outlook for 2014. … Read More

Sanofi's LixiLan Progresses - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:20 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Sanofi ( SNY ) will be making a milestone payment of $15 million to Zealand Pharma now that the first phase III study protocol for diabetes candidate, LixiLan, has been approved by a Health… Read More

Endurance Specialty: A Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:19 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

On Jan 14, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. ( ENH ) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) from a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Why the Upgrade? Endurance Specialty has… Read More

JC Penny to Close Stores, Layoffs Imminent - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:15 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Department store retailer J. C. Penney Company, Inc. ( JCP ) has announced the shuttering of underperforming stores as part of its turnaround strategy.  The company will close 33 outlets that… Read More

Ford Recalls Edge Crossovers - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:10 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Ford Motor Co. ( F ) recalled 27,933 Edge crossovers vehicles of model years 2012 and 2013 in the U.S. The recall is being made to fix a problem in the fuel line. All the recalled… Read More

Intuitive Surgical Expects Lower Revenues - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:50 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Intuitive Surgical Inc. ( ISRG ) revealed that it expects revenues of $576 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, reflecting a 5% decline from the year ago level of $609 million. As a result,… Read More

Zumiez Retains Underperform Stance - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:40 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

We retain Zumiez Inc. ( ZUMZ ) on our Underperform list given the company's soft earnings performance in third quarter fiscal 2013. The stock currently carries a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell).Why… Read More

Intel Beats Revs, Misses EPS, Guides Flat - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:37 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

After the bell Thursday, Intel Corp. ( INTC ) reported its 4th quarter and fiscal 2013 earnings. The giant chipmaker missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings per share (EPS) by a penny… Read More

SGMS, Hasbro Extend Licensing Deals - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:30 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Scientific Games Corporation ( SGMS ) and Hasbro Inc. ( HAS ) recently expanded their long term licensing agreements. The duration of the licensing agreements has been extended from 2017 to 2020… Read More

Pipeline Progress at Nektar - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:20 pm from in Investing, Business, Stocks

Pipeline updates are highly awaited events in the pharma biotech sector as they play an important role in deciding whether or not to invest in a particular company. These updates provide… Read More