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Aetna Foresees Higher Revenues in 2014 - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:30 pm from Zacks.com 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

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Sanofi's LixiLan Progresses - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:20 pm from Zacks.com 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

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Endurance Specialty: A Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:19 pm from Zacks.com 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

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JC Penny to Close Stores, Layoffs Imminent - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:15 pm from Zacks.com 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

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Ford Recalls Edge Crossovers - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 6:10 pm from Zacks.com 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

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Intuitive Surgical Expects Lower Revenues - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:50 pm from Zacks.com 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

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Zumiez Retains Underperform Stance - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:40 pm from Zacks.com 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

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

1/16/2014, 5:37 pm from Zacks.com 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

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SGMS, Hasbro Extend Licensing Deals - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:30 pm from Zacks.com 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

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Pipeline Progress at Nektar - Analyst Blog

1/16/2014, 5:20 pm from Zacks.com 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