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February 21, 2014
12:21 EDTSTRA, HPQ, NEM, BKD, GRPN, COG, ESC, PCLNOn The Fly: Midday Wrap
Stocks on Wall Street were higher at midday despite the day's primary economic report, on existing homes sales, coming in below expectations. Stocks began the session moderately higher as traders rolled out positions ahead of options expiration. The market seemed to lack direction in the opening moments but the buyers emerged following the housing data, as investors may have been cheered that sales fell only slightly more than expected. ECONOMIC EVENTS: In the U.S., existing home sales fell 5.1% from the prior month to a rate of 4.62M in January, which was only slightly worse that projected by economists. COMPANY NEWS: Shares of online travel agency priceline.com (PCLN) climbed 3% to trade near $1,325 per share after the company reported stronger than expected fourth quarter results last night. Many research firms reacted to priceline's results and guidance by raising their price targets on the shares, with more than one hiking their targets above $1,500 per share... Groupon (GRPN) reported fourth quarter earnings per share of 4c, excluding certain items, and revenue of $768.4M, beating expectations. However, the company forecast first quarter losses per share 2c-4c, which was far below expectations of 6c per share in earnings. Groupon said it expects one-time costs related to the integration of its recent acquisitions, specifically as it consolidates Ticket Monster with its Korean business, and anticipates approximately $25M of additional investment in marketing and other growth initiatives to drive adoption of the marketplace. Shares of the local e-commerce marketplace owner were down 18% near noon after the report. MAJOR MOVERS: Among the notable gainers was Emeritus (ESC), which rose almost 37% after agreeing to a $2.8B deal to merge with Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) in a stock exchange transaction. Also higher was following its earnings report was for-profit education company Strayer Education (STRA), which jumped about 26%. Among the noteworthy losers was Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), which fell 1% after its first quarter results beat expectations but its earnings forecast for the new quarter came in generally below expectations. Also lower following their earnings reports were Cabot Oil & Gas (COG), which fell 7%, and Newmont Mining (NEM), which dropped 6%. INDEXES: Near midday, the Dow was up 28.90, or 0.18%, to 16,162.13, the Nasdaq was up 12.40, or 0.29%, to 4,279.94, and the S&P 500 was up 3.94, or 0.21%, to 1,843.72.
News For PCLN;GRPN;HPQ;ESC;BKD;STRA;COG;NEM From The Last 14 Days
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August 20, 2015
17:27 EDTHPQHP backs FY15 free cash flow view of $3.5B-$4B
17:26 EDTHPQHP sees continued pressure on top line in Q4
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17:21 EDTHPQHP sees printing headwinds to continue
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17:11 EDTHPQHP sees continued pressure in Personal Systems
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17:08 EDTHPQHP seeing continued weakness in Russia and China
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16:47 EDTHPQHP provides separation update
HP noted, "On July 1, Hewlett Packard Enterprise filed an initial Registration Statement on Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission , an important step in the separation process. The filing provides detailed information on the business and historical financial results of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. On August 10, HP filed the first amendment to the Form 10, which included the pro forma cash and debt levels for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. With the Hewlett Packard Enterprise capital structure determined, credit ratings agencies published expected investment grade ratings for both Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP, which is in line with our objectives. On August 12, HP introduced the expected members of the boards of directors for both Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc., effective upon the completion of the separation. Each board will include members of the current HP board, as well as several new directors chosen after a comprehensive review of personal and professional qualifications as they relate to the specific needs of the two new companies "
16:21 EDTHPQHP down 2.38% after reporting Q3 results and guidance
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16:14 EDTHPQHP provides Q3 segment results
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16:09 EDTHPQHP narrows FY15 EPS view to $3.59-$3.65 from $3.53-$3.73, consensus $3.64
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16:06 EDTHPQHP sees Q4 EPS 92c-98c, consensus $1.00
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16:06 EDTHPQHP reports Q3 EPS 88c, consensus 85c
Reports Q3 revenue $25.3B, consensus $25.44B.
14:42 EDTHPQNotable companies reporting after market close
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14:39 EDTHPQEarnings Watch: Hewlett-Packard reports ahead of company split
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14:12 EDTHPQHP technical comments before earnings
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13:32 EDTHPQHP August 27.5 straddle priced for 7.8% movement into Q3
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09:36 EDTHPQActive equity options trading on open
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09:17 EDTHPQHP August volatility increases into Q3 and outlook
HP August call option implied volatility is at 95, September is at 43, January is at 33; compared to its 52-week range of 16 to 37 , suggesting large near term price movement into the expected release of Q3 results today after the market close.
August 19, 2015
13:23 EDTHPQOptions with increasing call volume
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07:02 EDTHPQHewlett-Packard August volatility elevated into Q3 and outlook
Hewlett-Packard August call option implied volatility is at 86, September is at 38, January is at 29; compared to its 52-week range of 16 to 37 , suggesting large near term price movement into the expected release of Q3 results on August 20.
05:57 EDTHPQ HP implied volatility of 37 at upper end of index
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