New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
January 31, 2013
17:12 EDTBLK, AMTBlackRock reports 7.4% passive stake in American Tower
News For AMT;BLK From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
April 22, 2015
14:02 EDTBLKBlackRock Infrastructure acquires 90% interest in 80MW wind portfolio in Iowa
A fund managed by BlackRock Infrastructure Investment Group has purchased a 90% interest in an 80MW Wind Portfolio consisting of the 42.5MW Elk and 37.5MW Hawkeye Wind Projects, located in Iowa from RPM Access. The projects began commercial operations in December 2011, and October 2012, respectively and comprise a total of thirty-two 2.5MW Nordex turbines. The Portfolio interconnects with the ITC Midwest transmission system within the Mid-continent Independent System Operator market. All of the output of the Portfolio is sold to Central Iowa Power Cooperative pursuant to long-term power purchase agreements.
08:00 EDTAMTInfrastructure companies to benefit from OTT growth, says Oppenheimer
Subscribe for More Information
April 20, 2015
13:41 EDTAMTEarnings Watch: Verizon shares up marginally since Q4 results
Verizon Communications (VZ) is expected to report first quarter earnings before the market open on Tuesday, April 21, with a conference call scheduled for 8:30 am ET. Verizon is a holding company providing communications, information and entertainment. EXPECTATIONS: Analysts are looking for earnings per share of 95c on revenue of $32.27B, according to First Call. The consensus range for EPS is 89c-$1.00 on revenue of $31.74B-$32.97B. LAST QUARTER: Verizon reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of 71c against estimates for 72c on revenue of $33.19B against estimates for $32.69B. For Q4 in Wireless, the company reported 2.1M net retail connections; 2.0M net retail postpaid connections, including net additions of 672,000 postpaid phones; retail postpaid churn of 1.14%; 108.2M total retail connections and 102.1M total retail postpaid connections. In Wireline, it reported 4.1% year-over-year quarterly increase in consumer revenues. Verizon reported Q4 retail postpaid ARPA, or average revenue per account, increased 1.0% over Q4 of 2013 to $158.82 per month, and 3.9% over the full year. Verizon reported Q4 FiOS consumer revenue growth of 11.1%; 6.6M FiOS Internet subscribers, with 145K net additions; 5.6M FiOS Video subscribers, with 116K net additions. For 2015, Verizon expects consolidated revenue growth of at least 4%. It sees sustained profitability with a consolidated adjusted EBITDA margin at a level consistent with full-year 2014 performance. It also expects strong free cash flow generation with consolidated capital spending of $17.5B-$18.0B. On February 5, Frontier Communications (FTR) announced a definitive agreement with Verizon under which Frontier will acquire Verizonís wireline operations that provide services to residential, commercial and wholesale customers in California, Florida and Texas, for $10.54B in cash. On the same day, Verizon announced a $5B accelerated share-repurchase program and agreed to lease the rights to over 11,300 of its company-owned wireless towers to American Tower (AMT), which will also purchase approximately 165 Verizon towers, for a total upfront payment of approximately $5B. American Tower will have exclusive rights to lease and operate over 11,300 Verizon cell towers, a significant majority of the towers the company currently owns. In addition, Verizon will sell approximately 165 towers outright. On March 10 at the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference, CFO Fran Shammo said there was ďnot much changeĒ in the competitive environment since Q4-end, Q1 volume should return to "more normal levels," and Q1 churn is likely to be elevated from year ago, but not "something that is going to be concerning." PRICE ACTION: Verizonís shares are up marginally since the company's Q4 report. Over the past twelve months, they are up about 3.3%. In afternoon trading ahead of Tuesday's Q1 report, Verizonís shares are up 0.5%.
13:24 EDTBLKSEC charges BlackRock Advisors with breaching fiduciary duty
Subscribe for More Information
April 16, 2015
10:04 EDTAMTHigh option volume stocks
Subscribe for More Information
09:36 EDTAMTActive equity options trading on open
Active equity options trading on open according to Track Data: AAPL NFLX NEE AMT WFM C PM INTC AA MCD
05:48 EDTBLKBlackRock reports Q1 AUM up 8%
Subscribe for More Information
05:47 EDTBLKBlackRock reports Q1 long-term net inflows of $70.4B
Flows were positive across all long-term asset classes, client types, regions and investment styles, with active net inflows of $32B and index net inflows of $38B. Reports Q1 Institutional long-term net inflows of $21B. Long-term net inflows were positive across all regions, with net inflows of $47.5B, $17.7B and $5.2B from clients in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, respectively. At March 31, 2015, BlackRock managed 62% of its long-term AUM for investors in the Americas and 38% for clients in EMEA and Asia-Pacific.
05:45 EDTBLKBlackRock reports Q1 adjusted EPS $4.89, consensus $4.52
Subscribe for More Information
April 15, 2015
10:00 EDTAMTOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: American Tower (AMT) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie... Ameriprise (AMP) upgraded at Morgan Stanley... Builders FirstSource (BLDR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee... China Telecom (CHA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein... China Unicom (CHU) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at Bernstein... Discover (DFS) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan... EV Energy (EVEP) upgraded on asset sale at RBC Capital... GoPro (GPRO) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray... Intel (INTC) upgraded on valuation at RBC Capital... Nike (NKE) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray... Nokia (NOK) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Bernstein... Rice Energy (RICE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman... Staples (SPLS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T... Team (TISI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T... Ulta Salon (ULTA) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
07:49 EDTBLKJPMorgan to hold a conference
Public Finance Transportation & Utility Conference is being held in New York on April 15-16.
07:21 EDTAMTAmerican Tower upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Macquarie upgraded American Tower (AMT) to Outperform and raised its price target to $107 from $102 citing compelling valuation. The firm said a slowdown in the pace of global M&A and the likely Verizon (VZ) win of the entire FirstNet public safety network project could alleviate concerns and reaccelerate U.S. organic growth.
April 14, 2015
14:16 EDTBLKBlackRock April volatility elevated at 38 into Q4 and outlook
Subscribe for More Information

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use