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March 19, 2014
12:38 EDTFDX, ORCL, FSLR, OWW, HZNP, RENNOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were virtually unchanged at midday as investors await the latest rate decision and associated policy updates from the Federal Reserve. The market spent the morning consolidating its recent gains and stocks moved in a very narrow range since the open. Rates are expected to remain the same and Treasury purchases are expected to be reduced again. Investors and analysts will be paying close attention to the accompanying statement and press conference for clues as to any change in monetary policy. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., the fourth quarter current account deficit narrowed to $81.1B, which lower than expected and down from a revised Q3 deficit of $96.4B. Investors await the FOMC meeting announcement, due at 2:00 pm ET, to be followed by Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s press conference at 2:30 pm ET. COMPANY NEWS: Delivery giant FedEx (FDX) reported lower than expected third quarter revenue and earnings per share and lowered its FY14 outlook. Shares were down in pre-market trading but have bounced back to be up just slightly near midday as investors appear to be attributing the earnings miss to the severe winter weather, as the company explained... Another giant corporation, Oracle (ORCL), reported headline earnings and revenue for its last quarter than missed consensus expectations and its shares were down about 1% in midday trading. However, analysts at firms including Wells Fargo, Susquehanna and Stifel argued Oracle's underlying results were better than the headlines and contended the weakness was a buying opportunity. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Horizon Pharma (HZNP), which advanced 14% after agreeing to buy Vidara Therapeutics through a reverse merger for stock and cash valued at about $660M to create a new company that will be organized under the laws of Ireland. Also higher was First Solar (FSLR), which jumped 14% after the company gave an earnings outlook for the current fiscal year that missed expectations but also guided to significantly better than expected earnings next fiscal year. Among the noteworthy losers after its earnings report was Renren (RENN), which operates a real name social networking Internet platform in China. The company's headline earnings beat the consensus forecast, but that was primarily due to a gain from the deconsolidation of its subsidiaries, and its shares dropped 10% following the report. Also lower was online travel company Orbitz Worldwide (OWW), which fell 9% after Goldman downgraded the stock to a Sell rating from Neutral. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was down 5.81, or 0.04%, to 16,330.38, the Nasdaq was down 4.41, or 0.1%, to 4,328.90, and the S&P 500 was down 0.52, or 0.03%, to 1,871.73.
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September 18, 2014
10:27 EDTFDXOptions with decreasing implied volatility
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09:19 EDTHZNPHorizon Pharma announces holder approval of Vidara acquisition
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08:37 EDTFDXFedEx price target raised to $183 from $170 at RW Baird
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07:21 EDTFSLRSolarbuzz: Five APAC markets to have 60% of solar PV demand, DigiTimes says
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06:13 EDTFDXFedEx price target raised to $180 from $170 at Citigroup
Citigroup raised its price target for FedEx shares to $180 saying the company's "solid" Q1 results points to potential upside to FY15 estimates. Citi keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
September 17, 2014
17:35 EDTFDXFedEx could reach new highs, Barron's says
FedEx shares could reach new highs, driven by quarterly results, Barron's contends in its 'Barron's Take' column. Reference Link
16:25 EDTFDXOn The Fly: Closing Wrap
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12:22 EDTFDXOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
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10:22 EDTOWWOrbitz Partner Network launches partnership with RIU Hotels
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10:18 EDTFDXFedEx expects to add 50,000 seasonal hires across various segments
09:10 EDTFDXOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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09:04 EDTFDXFedEx expects to reach goals for profit improvement plan, confident on cost side
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08:54 EDTFDXFedEx expects to spend $1.2B on CapEx in FY15, with 90% for capacity
08:42 EDTFDXFedEx expects EPS, revenue growth assuming stable fuel prices, economic growth
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08:18 EDTFSLRCanadian Solar price target raised to $45 from $40 at FBR Capital
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07:36 EDTFSLRWolfe Research to hold a conference
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07:33 EDTFDXFedEx Express reports Q1 revenue of $6.86B, up 4% from a year ago
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07:32 EDTFDXFedEx reaffirms FY15 EPS view $8.50-$9.00, consensus $8.84
The outlook assumes no net year-over-year fuel impact and continued moderate economic growth. The capital spending forecast for fiscal 2015 remains $4.2B. “FedEx reported strong first quarter results, as all three of our transportation segments drove higher revenues and improved profitability year over year,” said Alan B. Graf, Jr., FedEx Corp. executive vice president and CFO. “Our profit improvement programs are progressing as planned and we continue to expect strong earnings growth this year.”
07:31 EDTFDXFedEx says share buybacks benefitted Q1 earnings by 15c per share
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07:31 EDTFDXFedEx reports Q1 EPS $2.10, consensus $1.96
Reports Q1 revenue $11.7B, consensus $11.48B. “FedEx Corp. is off to an outstanding start in fiscal 2015, thanks to very strong performance at FedEx Ground, solid volume and revenue increases at FedEx Freight and healthy growth in U.S. domestic volume at FedEx Express,” said Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corp. chairman, president and CEO. “More customers are relying on FedEx because they appreciate the competitive advantages provided by our broad portfolio of solutions.”
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