New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
January 1, 2013
14:16 EDTBBY, UNHESL Investments appoints G. Mike Mikan as president
ESL Investments said it has named G. Mike Mikan as president, effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Mikan will report to Edward S. Lampert, chairman and chief executive officer of ESL Investments. Mr. Mikan held various executive positions over a 14-year period at UnitedHealth Group (UNH), including serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer, as well as chief executive officer of its Optum subsidiary. Mr. Mikan has served on the Board of Directors of Best Buy (BBY) since 2008. He was appointed Best Buy’s interim chief executive in April 2012, serving until September 2012.
News For BBY;UNH From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
October 31, 2014
12:45 EDTBBYOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Subscribe for More Information
08:13 EDTBBYGoPro lack of international growth a concern, says Citigroup
Subscribe for More Information
October 30, 2014
09:47 EDTBBYBest Buy upgraded to Outperform from Peer Perform at Wolfe Research
Subscribe for More Information
08:54 EDTBBYWal-Mart considers matching online prices from Amazon for holidays, WSJ says
Subscribe for More Information
06:04 EDTBBYMCX says unauthorized parties obtained email addresses of CurrentC participants
Subscribe for More Information
October 29, 2014
07:53 EDTBBYMCX member stores block Apple Pay amid threat of fines, NY Times says
Subscribe for More Information
October 28, 2014
07:38 EDTUNHOptum to acquire Alere Health in $600M cash transaction
Optum, part of UnitedHealth, and Alere announced that Optum has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alere Health and its subsidiaries, which provide condition management, case management, wellbeing, wellness and women’s and children’s health services to more than 200 regional and local health plans, 89 Fortune 500 employers and 29 states. Alere Health’s services are offered to more than 22 million people across the U.S. The $600M cash transaction is subject to customary regulatory approval and other closing conditions. Such conditions for Alere include consent of the required lenders under Alere’s senior secured credit facility. The transaction does not require the approval of Alere’s shareholders. Covington Associates is serving as financial advisor and Foley Hoag LLP is serving as legal advisor to Alere.
06:38 EDTBBYApple says Apple Pay in 220,000 locations already, Business Insider reports
Subscribe for More Information
October 27, 2014
07:28 EDTUNHMedical Group Management Association to hold a conference
Subscribe for More Information
07:15 EDTBBYWal-Mart, Best Buy among companies rejecting Apple Pay, Business Insider says
Subscribe for More Information
October 24, 2014
08:24 EDTBBYBofA/Merrill turning more positive on Best Buy
BofA/Merrill said it is turning more positive on Best Buy and raised estimates and its price target to $40 from $36 ahead of the Q3 report in November. The firm cites strong iPhone 6 sales and other new products for driving an increase in its Q3 comp forecast and expects the company to achieve its $1B cost savings target. BofA/Merrill expects steady margin expansion and shares repurchases to resume in 2015, which will add to earnings growth. Shares are Buy rated.
October 22, 2014
10:12 EDTBBYBest Buy calls active, reiterated as a top pick ahead of holiday’s at Barclays
Best Buy October weekly 32, November 34 calls are active on total call volume of 3K calls (1K puts). October weekly call option implied volatility is at 49, November is at 44, December is at 42; compared to its 26-week average of 35 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for large near term upside price movement after reiterated as a top pick ahead of holiday season at Barclays.
08:36 EDTBBYBest Buy reiterated as a top pick ahead of holiday season at Barclays
Subscribe for More Information
October 17, 2014
10:00 EDTUNHOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: AK Steel (AKS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura... AMD (AMD) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at Pacific Crest... Atlantic Power (AT) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital... Basic Energy (BAS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen... BorgWarner (BWA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... CA Technologies (CA) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Calumet Specialty Products (CLMT) upgraded to Outperform at Wells Fargo... DHT Holdings (DHT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore... Exelon (EXC) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup... Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup... Goldman Sachs (GS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette... Helmerich & Payne (HP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS... Hilton (HLT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust... Hyatt Hotels (H) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie... IPG Photonics (IPGP) upgraded at Stifel... ITC Holdings (ITC) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse... Manpower (MAN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Avondale... Nabors Industries (NBR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen... Newpark Resources (NR) upgraded at Cowen... Old Dominion (ODFL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow... PDC Energy (PDCE) upgraded at SunTrust... Patterson-UTI (PTEN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS... PrivateBancorp (PVTB) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie... QLogic (QLGC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Summit Research... RPC, Inc. (RES) upgraded at Cowen... Sonoco (SON) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at DA Davidson... Southwestern Energy (SWN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James... SunEdison (SUNE) upgraded to Outperform at Cowen... TSMC (TSM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho... Tesco (TESO) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen... UnitedHealth (UNH) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Leerink... Xilinx (XLNX) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
07:27 EDTUNHUnitedHealth upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Leerink
Subscribe for More Information
06:09 EDTUNHUnitedHealth upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Leerink
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