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Will Hurricane Ida Put a Dent on Chemical Industry's Q3 Earnings?

Analyst Blog

Plant shutdowns associated with Ida are likely to have further squeezed the supply of raw materials, impacts of which are likely to be felt on chemical companies' Q3 results.

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New to Investing? This 1 Building Products Stock Could Be the Perfect Starting Point

Tale of the Tape

Finding strong, market-beating stocks with a positive earnings outlook becomes easier with the Focus List, a top feature of the Zacks Premium portfolio service.

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Sheraz Mian

Into the Heart of Q3 Earnings Season

Earnings Preview

The big banks got us off to a flying start in this Q3 earnings season, but we will get a true sense of how good or otherwise the corporate profitability picture is after seeing the coming week's reporting docket.

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David Bartosiak

3 Secrets to Quick Profits this Earnings Season

Weekend Wisdom

Earnings season is about to heat up, so now is the perfect time to align your portfolio for the weeks ahead.

Ritujay Ghosh

3 Stocks to Buy on Rising Cloud Infrastructure Spending

Analyst Blog

The cloud-based service market that includes IaaS and SaaS has been growing in importance since the coronavirus outbreak, which is helping companies like Microsoft (MSFT) and Alphabet (GOOGL).

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Dollar General's (DG) Pricing Strategy, Business Model Bode Well

Analyst Blog

Dollar General (DG) has been deploying resources to enhance omni-channel capabilities and provide a seamless shopping experience.

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Penn National (PENN) Rides on Robust Demand for Sport Betting

Analyst Blog

Penn National (PENN) continues to benefit from sports betting legalization and the MyChoice reward program.

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PerkinElmer (PKI) Receives EUA from FDA for Latest Assay

Analyst Blog

PerkinElmer's (PKI) latest test receives EUA from the FDA, thereby enabling qualified laboratories to detect and differentiate SARS-CoV-2, influenza A, influenza B and RSV.

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3D Systems (DDD) Rides on Solid Printing Demand, Product Refreshes

Analyst Blog

3D Systems (DDD) continues gaining from growing demand for 3D printing solutions, and its sustained focus on launching innovative products and strategic acquisitions.

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Aflac (AFL) Rides on Strength at U.S and Japan Segments

Analyst Blog

Aflac (AFL) is well poised for growth on the back of a rebound in top-line growth and other strategic measures

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What's in Store for Northern Trust's (NTRS) Q3 Earnings?

Analyst Blog

Northern Trust's (NTRS) Q3 results are likely to reflect benefits of higher net-interest income and non-interest income.

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Madhurima Das

Metal Can Makers Investing in Capacity to Meet Strong Demand

Analyst Blog

Banking on the growing preference for metal cans worldwide thanks to its recyclability, companies like BLL, CCK and SLGN are investing in growing capacity.

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lululemon (LULU) Gains from Initiatives Despite Supply Woes

Analyst Blog

lululemon (LULU) looks prim on improved store productivity and continued momentum in the digital business. Supply-chain challenges and higher freight are likely to be concerning.

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L3Harris Technologies (LHX) Wins $28M Contract for HMPT

Analyst Blog

L3Harris Technologies (LHX) secures a $28.1M million modification contract for the hydro-mechanically propelled transmissions and its associated hardware from the U.S. Army.

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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for October 15th

Zacks #1 Rank Additions

R, PVAC, MUR, and COP made it to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) momentum stocks list on October 15, 2021.

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Textron's (TXT) Unit Launches Two Next-Gen Cessna Aircraft

Analyst Blog

Textron (TXT) expects to start delivery of these two aircraft, namely Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 and Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 jets by the end of the first and the second quarter of 2022, respectively

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Urbashi Dutta

Brazil Offshore Leases Draw Little Interest From Bidders

Analyst Blog

Brazil was unable to sell exploratory rights in the most promising offshore oil-rich blocks put up for sale. Despite the waning interest, Shell (RDS.A) acquired stakes in five Santos basin blocks.

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Tractor Supply (TSCO) Gains on Online Strength & Growth Plans

Analyst Blog

Tractor Supply (TSCO) remains poised for long-term growth on the back of strong demand, a solid e-commerce business, and ONETractor and Life Out Here initiatives.

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J.B. Hunt (JBHT) Stock Gains on Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat

Analyst Blog

J.B. Hunt's (JBHT) Q3 results driven by higher revenues at all its segments.

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Novavax (NVAX) Lags in COVID Vaccine Race: Will It Gather Pace?

Analyst Blog

Novavax (NVAX) is progressing well with its COVID-19 and flu vaccines. However, it is lagging in the COVID-19 vaccine space. Let us see how the company is likely to perform going forward.

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End Markets to Aid Altra Industrial (AIMC), Supply-Chain Hurts

Analyst Blog

Altra Industrial (AIMC) is set to gain from solid product offerings, healthy end-market demands and debt-reduction actions. Inflation in raw material prices and supply-chain issues are concerning.

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Pinnacle West's (PNW) CAPEX & Clean Energy Aims Augur Well

Analyst Blog

Pinnacle West's (PNW) focus on generating clean electricity and strategic investments are likely to enhance its existing operations.

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Vishay (VSH) Expands Portfolio With Latest Small Signal Diodes

Analyst Blog

Vishay (VSH) introduces new surface-mount small signal diodes that use board space efficiently and enhance thermal performance in automotive as well as industrial applications.

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Beacon Roofing (BECN) Gains From Digital Efforts, Costs High

Analyst Blog

Beacon Roofing (BECN) benefits from demand in the residential housing market and focuses on enhancing digital platforms. However, coronavirus-related woes and stiff competition remain concerns.

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NextGen's (NXGN) Integrated Platform Gets Leveraged by Mednax

Analyst Blog

Mednax utilizes NextGen's (NXGN) fully-integrated platform to enhance its efficacy in placing crucial information on patients' health and well-being at the physician's fingertips.

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BD's (BDX) New Manufacturing Facility to Boost Supply Readiness

Analyst Blog

BD's (BDX) latest manufacturing line is expected to not only boost supply capacity but also provide priority access to needles and syringes to the U.S. government.

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Deciphera (DCPH) Thrives on Qinlock, Overdependence a Woe

Analyst Blog

Deciphera's (DCPH) Qinlock is approved for treating advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors. The drug has seen solid uptake since its launch. Heavy dependence on Qinlock for growth remains a concern.

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Apple's (AAPL) New Watch 7 to Boost Wearables Market Share

Analyst Blog

Apple's (AAPL) new Watch Series 7, available from Oct 15, is expected to expand its wearables market share driven by healthcare features.

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TC Energy (TRP), Nikola Team Up for Development of Hydrogen Hub

Analyst Blog

TC Energy (TRP) and Nikola's Energy business unit are closely working to develop projects for building a perfect infrastructure to supply low-cost and low-carbon hydrogen at volume.

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Company News for Oct 15, 2021

Corporate Summary

Companies in The News Are: BAC, UNH, C, PGR.

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