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By AdvisorShares By Tim Gramatovich, CFA, CIO & Heather Rupp, CFA, Director of Research for Peritus Asset Management, the sub advisor to the AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF ( HYLD ) With... Read >>

Techne Upped to Buy on Solid Fiscal Q4 & Accretive Buyouts - Analyst Blog

On Aug 13, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Techne Corp. ( TECH ) a notch higher to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).Why the Upgrade? Techne reported impressive fiscal 2014 fourth quarter (ended Jun 30,... Read >>

American Financial to Payout 13.6% Higher Annual Dividend - Analyst Blog

Property and casualty insurer, American Financial Group, Inc. ( AFG ) has announced that it will hike its annual dividend payout by 13.6% to $1.00 per share.  This affirms the insurer's commitment... Read >>

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3 Reasons WellPoint Inc Stock May Rise

One of the country's biggest healthcare insurers has an identity crisis. WellPoint, Inc plans to change its name to Anthem in a move to align itself with the name it attaches to the healthcare... Read >>

United Fire Group Authorizes Buyback of 1 Million Shares - Analyst Blog

In an attempt to enhance shareholder value, United Fire Group, Inc. 's ( UFCS ) board of directors has authorized the repurchase of 1 million shares. This is in addition to the 0.87 million shares... Read >>

MGM Resorts Eyes Tokyo's Tsukiji Market for Casino Resort - Analyst Blog

According to Bloomberg, MGM Resorts International ( MGM ) is eyeing Tokyo's Tsukiji market, the world's biggest fish market for the casino resort it wants to build in Japan. In 2001, the Tokyo... Read >>

Home Loan Servicing Upped to Strong Buy on Dividend Hike - Analyst Blog

On Aug 19, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. ( HLSS ) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).Why the Upgrade? Home Loan Servicing has been witnessing rising earnings... Read >>

Ingersoll to Acquire Cameron's Centrifugal Compression Unit - Analyst Blog

Ingersoll Rand Plc ( IR ) recently entered into an agreement to acquire the Centrifugal Compression division of Cameron International Corp. ( CAM ) for $850 million. The acquisition is expected to... Read >>

LeMaitre Vascular Acquires Omniflow II Manufacturer Xenotis - Analyst Blog

In an attempt to expand its portfolio of peripheral vascular devices, Massachusetts based LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. ( LMAT ) acquired Xenotis the manufacturer and distributor of the Omniflow II... Read >>

Google Teams Up with Startup Mesosphere for Cloud Platform - Analyst Blog

Search giant Google Inc. ( GOOGL ) recently entered into a partnership with Mesosphere, a startup that develops software for installing applications on any computing infrastructure. Under the... Read >>