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2014-08-15 12:27:21

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights Features: Silicon Motion Technology (Nasdaq:SIMO-Free Report), RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq:RFMD-Free Report), Dice Holdings (NYSE:DHX-Free Report) and SKECHERS (NYSE:SKX-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO 4 Impressive Stocks Blowing Away Expectations Second quarter earnings season is winding down. By most measures, this has been one of the best earnings seasons in a long...

2014-08-13 12:27:52

CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HCA-Free Report), Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS-Free Report), Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (Nasdaq:LPNT-Free Report), Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC-Free Report) and Accenture...

2014-08-08 12:25:03

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (AMEX:XLV-Free Report), SPDR S&P 500(AMEX:SPY-Free Report), SPDR S&P Health Care Services ETF (AMEX:XHS-Free Report), iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF...

2014-08-07 12:32:19

CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Director of Research Sheraz Mian says, "The reduced negative revisions rate at this stage in the reporting cycle is the most notable positive element of this earnings season." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Q3 Earnings Estimates Not Falling As Much The Q2 earnings season has turned out to be better relative to other recent reporting periods - the growth rate is better, more companies are beating estimates, and the very modest...

2014-08-01 12:28:49

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Director of Research Sheraz Mian says, "The overall picture emerging from the ongoing Q2 earnings season is notably better relative to what has been on offer in the recent past" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Can the Earnings Rebound be Sustained? The overall picture emerging from the ongoing Q2 earnings season is notably better relative to what has been on offer in the recent past - growth is improving, more companies are...

2014-07-30 20:22:14

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces the treatment of a stock dividend for S&P 500 constituent Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD: DISCA): -- Discovery Communications is paying a stock dividend of 1 share of Class C (NASD: DISCK) for each outstanding share of Class A (DISCA) and Class B (DISCB) and Class C. For index purposes, S&P Dow Jones Indices will add the Class C share line to the S&P 500 effective...

2014-07-24 08:44:34

CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Director of Research Sheraz Mian says, "A few pockets of weakness aside, the overall picture emerging from this earnings season is one of strength and resilience, not weakness." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO A Reassuring Earnings Picture A few pockets of weakness aside, the overall picture emerging from this earnings season is one of strength and resilience, not weakness. Earnings aren't great, but they aren't weak...

2014-07-03 12:24:16

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) Split-off in S&P 500: -- CBS Corp. is offering to exchange shares of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (CBSO.NYSE) that are owned by CBS for outstanding shares of CBS Class B common stock. The exchange offer will expire at 12:00 midnight, NYC time, on July 9, 2014, unless the offer is extended or terminated. S&P DJI will not add the split-off...

2014-07-01 16:28:30

Year-To-Date ADV 12% Ahead of 2013 CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that June 2014 trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange(®) (CBOE(®)) and C2 Options Exchange(SM) (C2(SM)) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE(®)) totaled 100.18 million contracts. Average daily volume (ADV) was 4.77 million contracts, an 11-percent decrease from June 2013 and a three-percent increase from May 2014....

2014-06-30 20:21:45

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) Split-off in S&P 500: -- Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY.N) has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Weyerhaeuser's homebuilding subsidiary will combine with a subsidiary of TRI Pointe Homes, Inc. (TPH.N) in a split-off exchange offer structured as a Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The exchange offer will expire at 12:00...


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