“We have been preparing for this situation for a long time,” Alexander Winterstein, a spokesman for the European Commission, told reporters on Friday. “Because of these preparations, we are ready.”
Winterstein did not detail the European Union’s response, but he said the “counter measures” would be swift, firm and proportional.
Trump said Thursday that he would impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff on aluminum imports, a move that has been vociferously condemned by key US allies and trading partners.
The justification for the tariffs – national security concerns — also drew harsh criticism. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel described the administration’s reasoning as “incomprehensible.”
“The EU must respond decisively to US punitive tariffs, which endangers thousands of jobs in Europe. There should be no doubt about that in Washington,” Gabriel said on Friday.
Hot Heal Care Stocks To Buy Right Now: PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd.(PFLT)
PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. is a business development company. The Company is a closed-end, externally managed, non-diversified investment company. The Company’s objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by investing primarily in loans bearing a variable-rate of interest, or Floating Rate Loans, and other investments made to the United States middle-market companies. The Investment Adviser of the Company has invested in Aerospace and Defense, Auto Sector, Beverage, Food and Tobacco, Financial Services, Buildings and Real Estate and other industries. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital Ltd (NASDAQ:PFLT) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks increased their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital in a report issued on Thursday, February 7th. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Hughes now forecasts that the asset manager will earn $1.21 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $1.20. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital’s Q2 2020 earnings at $0.32 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $0.32 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $1.27 EPS.
- [By Shane Hupp]
Sound Income Strategies LLC grew its stake in Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital Ltd (NASDAQ:PFLT) by 12.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,043,505 shares of the asset manager’s stock after buying an additional 117,138 shares during the quarter. Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital accounts for about 6.7% of Sound Income Strategies LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 7th biggest holding. Sound Income Strategies LLC owned about 2.69% of Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital worth $13,722,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Hot Heal Care Stocks To Buy Right Now: Globus Maritime Limited(GLBS)
Globus Maritime Limited, an integrated dry bulk shipping company, provides marine transportation services worldwide. The company owns, operates, and manages a fleet of dry bulk vessels that transport iron ore, coal, grain, steel products, cement, alumina, and other dry bulk cargoes. As of December 31, 2015, it owned and operated approximately six modern dry bulk carriers, consisting of one Kamsarmax, one Panamax, and four Supramax vessels with a total carrying capacity of 379,958 deadweight tonnage. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Athens, Greece. Globus Maritime Limited operates as a subsidiary of Firment Trading Limited.
- [By Money Morning Staff Reports]
After looking at last week’s top performing penny stocks, we’ll show you a penny stock that’s on the verge of crushing Cherokee’s returns…
Penny Stock Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
Cherokee Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKE) $0.82 91.11 %
Checkpoint Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CKPT) $3.54 51.62%
TMRS Holding Co. Ltd. (Nasdaq: TMSR) $4.43 50.00%
EKSO Bionics Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: EKSO) $2.58 46.93%
Jones Energy Inc. (NYSE: JONE) $0.47 46.76%
TransAtlantic Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: TAT) $1.39 44.29%
Inseego Corp. (Nasdaq: INSG) $2.70 42.27%
Globus Maritime Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLBS) $0.44 37.85%
iFresh Inc. (Nasdaq: IFMK) $2.81 33.64%
Technical Communications Corp. (Nasdaq: TCCO) $4.88 29.87%
While all of last week’s 10 top penny stocks generated great returns, it’s unlikely that they will be able to deliver these kinds of profits again anytime soon.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Media coverage about Globus Maritime (NASDAQ:GLBS) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Globus Maritime earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the shipping company an impact score of 45.6853785900783 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Hot Heal Care Stocks To Buy Right Now: Systemax Inc.(SYX)
Systemax Inc. operates as a direct marketer of brand name and private label products. The company operates in two segments, Technology Products and Industrial Products. The Technology Products segment sells computers, computer supplies, and consumer electronics in North America and Europe. This segment offers individual technology products in categories, including computers; computer parts; television and video; audio; cameras and surveillance; car and GPS; cell phones; software; video games and toys; home and office; and other products. The Industrial Products segment sells various industrial products and supplies in North America. This segment provides products in categories, such as material handling; storage and shelving; workbench and shop desks; packaging and supplying; furniture and office; foodservice and appliances; janitorial and maintenance; tools and instruments; fasteners and hardware; motors and power transmission; HVAC/R and fans; electrical and bulbs; plumb ing supplies; and safety and medical items. The company offers its products through its relationship marketers, catalog mailings, and Internet Websites. It serves individual consumers; and business customers comprising for-profit businesses, educational organizations, and government entities. Its portfolio of catalogs comprises various brand names, such as TigerDirect.com, Global Computer Supplies, TigerDirect.ca, Misco, Global Industrial, Nexel, and Inmac WStore. As of December 31, 2011, the company operated 42 retail stores in North America; and 7 distribution centers in Europe. Systemax Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Port Washington, New York.
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Systemax Inc (NYSE:SYX)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 26, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET
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- [By Max Byerly]
Systemax (NYSE: SYX) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Catalog & mail-order houses” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Systemax to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Systemax (NYSE: SYX) is one of 20 public companies in the “Catalog & mail-order houses” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Systemax to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
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Hot Heal Care Stocks To Buy Right Now: Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (VEA)
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF, formerly Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF, seeks to track the investment performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Europe, Australasia, Far East (EAFE) Index (the MSCI EAFE Index). The Fund employs an indexing approach to provide exposure to equity markets in Europe and the Pacific region. The MSCI EAFE Index represents primarily large-capitalization companies in developed equity markets throughout Europe and the Pacific region. The MSCI EAFE Index includes exposure to more than 1,100 securities in 21 countries. The Fund remains 100% invested. The Fund’s investment advisor is The Vanguard Group, Inc. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By Shane Hupp]
Viva Energy Group Ltd (ASX:VEA) declared a final dividend on Friday, March 1st, MarketIndexAU reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 15th will be given a dividend of 0.048 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 27th.
- [By Shane Hupp]
Relaxing Retirement Coach lowered its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VEA) by 17.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,460 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,026 shares during the quarter. Relaxing Retirement Coach’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF were worth $723,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
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- [By Max Byerly]
Sawtooth Solutions LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VEA) by 12.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,361,089 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 152,089 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF makes up 4.2% of Sawtooth Solutions LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 3rd biggest holding. Sawtooth Solutions LLC owned 0.08% of Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF worth $58,391,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Hot Heal Care Stocks To Buy Right Now: Teekay Corporation(TK)
Teekay Corporation (Teekay), incorporated on February 9, 1979, is a provider of crude oil and gas marine transportation services. The Company also offers offshore oil production, storage and offloading services, primarily under long-term, fixed-rate contracts. The Company is engaged in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipping sectors through its subsidiary, Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (Teekay LNG). It is engaged in the operations in the offshore production, storage and transportation sector through its subsidiary, Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore) and through its interest in Teekay Petrojarl AS. It is also engaged in the conventional tanker business through its subsidiary, Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers). Teekay provides a set of marine services to the oil and gas companies. The Company has four lines of business: offshore logistics (shuttle tankers, the HiLoad DP unit, floating storage and off-take (FSO) units, units for maintenance and safety (UMS), and long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels), offshore production (floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units), liquefied gas carriers and conventional tankers.
Teekay Offshore-Offshore Logistics
Teekay Offshore includes its shuttle tanker operations, FSO units, a HiLoad DP unit, its FPSO units and offshore support, which includes floating accommodation units (FAUs), all of which operate under long-term fixed-rate contracts, and long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels. The Company’s shuttle tanker fleet has a total cargo capacity of approximately 4.5 million deadweight tons (dwt).
Teekay Offshore’s shuttle tankers are primarily subject to long-term, fixed-rate time-charter contracts or bareboat charter contracts for a specific offshore oil field, where a vessel is hired for a fixed period of time, or under contracts of affreightment for various fields, where Teekay Offshore commits to be available to transport the quantity ! of cargo requested by the customer from time to time over a specified trade route within a given period of time. Teekay Offshore has ownership interests in over 30 shuttle tankers and chartered-in an additional over three shuttle tankers.
Teekay Offshore’s FSO units are generally placed on long-term, fixed-rate time-charters or bareboat charters as an integrated part of the field development plan, which provides more stable cash flow to Teekay Offshore. Teekay Offshore has ownership interests in over seven FSO units, including a vessel undergoing conversion into an FSO unit. Teekay Offshore is a provider of long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels with DP2 capability. Teekay Offshore’s fleet includes over 10 long-distance towing and offshore installation vessels. UMS are used for offshore accommodation, storage and support for maintenance and modification projects on existing offshore installations, or during the installation and decommissioning of floating exploration, production and storage units, including FPSO units, floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) units and floating drill rigs.
Teekay Offshore-Offshore Production
Teekay Offshore-Offshore Production consists of FPSO Units. FPSO units are offshore production facilities that are ship-shaped or cylindrical-shaped and store processed crude oil in tanks located in the hull of the vessel. FPSO units are used as production facilities to develop marginal oil fields or deepwater areas remote from existing pipeline infrastructure. Teekay Offshore owns over 10 FPSO units and approximately two FPSO units.
Teekay LNG includes LNG and LPG carriers. LNG carriers are usually chartered to carry LNG pursuant to time-charter contracts, where a vessel is hired for a fixed period of time. LPG carriers are mainly chartered to carry LPG on time-charters, on contracts of affreightment or spot voyage charters. Teekay LNG’s fleet, including newbuildings on order, has a total cargo! carrying! capacity of approximately 8.6 million cubic meters. Teekay LNG has ownership interests in over 30 LNG carriers, as well as approximately 20 additional newbuilding LNG carriers on order. In addition, it has ownership of over 10 LPG carriers and part ownership.
Teekay Tankers includes the Company’s conventional crude oil tankers and product carriers. The Company’s conventional crude oil tankers and product tankers primarily operate in the spot-tanker market or are subject to time-charters or contracts of affreightment that are priced on a spot-market basis or are short-term, fixed-rate contracts. Teekay Tankers participated in over three main pooling or revenue sharing commercial management arrangements. These include an Aframax tanker revenue sharing commercial management arrangement (the Aframax RSA), an LR2 tanker pool (the Taurus Pool) and a Suezmax tanker revenue sharing commercial management arrangement (the Suezmax RSA).
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Teekay (NYSE: TK) and Euroseas (NASDAQ:ESEA) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
- [By Rich Smith]
Shares of Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK) are down 9.2% as of 11:40 a.m EDT after the maritime oil operations holding company — parent of Teekay LNG Partners, Teekay Tankers, and Teekay Offshore — reported a big loss for its fiscal first quarter 2018. At one point today, Teekay stock had fallen as much as 15.7%.
- [By Garrett Baldwin]
Crude oil prices continue to remain in focus after Brent crude hit $80.00 per barrel. The benchmark crude touched $80.00, as markets are concerned about the impact renewed Iranian sanctions will have on global supply. French oil giant Total announced Wednesday that it was abandoning a gas project in Iran after failing to obtain a waiver from the Trump administration to do business in Iran. The sanctions are expected to decline global output at a time that OPEC is already working diligently to push oil prices higher by containing excessive global production.
Four Stocks to Watch Today: JCP, BABA, F, KR
Shares of JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) are ticking higher after its earnings report before the bell. Yesterday, retail companies were stunned by the 11% jump for its rival Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) stock thanks to a strong first-quarter report. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is generating a lot of buzz as investors monitor trade relations between the United States and China. BABA stock had slumped by 18% thanks to trade restrictions on Chinese companies. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced it will restart production of its popular F-150 pickup truck at its Dearborn, Mich., facility. The company recently suspended operations after a fire damaged supplies needed for manufacturing. The F-150 is the most popular consumer vehicle in the United States. In an effort to beat back the growth of Wal-Mart and Amazon, grocery giant Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced a deal to purchase a 5% stake in British online supermarket Ocado. The deal will allow Kroger to utilize the UK firm’s warehouse automation technology in the United States and improve its supply chain costs. Look for additional earnings reports from Applied Materials Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT), Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN), The Children’s Place Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCE), Teekay Corp. (NYSE: TK), and Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM).
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- [By Lisa Levin] Companies Reporting Before The Bell
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $1.13 per share on revenue of $120.51 billion.
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is expected to report quarterly loss at $0.2 per share on revenue of $2.63 billion.
Dillard's, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $2.77 per share on revenue of $1.46 billion.
The Children's Place, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCE) is estimated to report quarterly earnings at $2.21 per share on revenue of $444.14 million.
Manchester United plc (NYSE: MANU) is expected to report quarterly loss at $1.35 per share on revenue of $193.67 million.
Teekay Corporation (NYSE: TK) is estimated to report quarterly loss at $0.08 per share on revenue of $296.76 million.
KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) is projected to report quarterly earnings at $0.41 per share on revenue of $306.72 million.
Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ: VBLT) is estimated to report a quarterly loss at $0.21 per share.
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE: TOO) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $0.04 per share on revenue of $272.04 million.
Albireo Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALBO) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.77 per share on revenue of $31.32 million.
Hot Heal Care Stocks To Buy Right Now: WMIH Corp.(WMIH)
WMIH Corp. (“WMIH”) is a corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware. On May 11, 2015, WMIH merged with its parent corporation, WMI Holdings Corp. (“WMIHC”), a Washington corporation, with WMIH as the surviving corporation in the merger (the “Merger”). The Merger occurred as part of the reincorporation of WMIHC from the State of Washington to the State of Delaware effective May 11, 2015 (the “Reincorporation Date”).
WMIH, formerly known as WMIHC and Washington Mutual, Inc. (“WMI”), is the direct parent of WMMRC and WMIIC. Since emergence from bankruptcy on March 19, 2012 (the “Effective Date”), we have had limited operations other than WMMRC’s legacy reinsurance business, which is being operated in runoff mode. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By Joseph Griffin]
WMIH (NASDAQ: WMIH) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare WMIH to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.
- [By Shane Hupp]
WMIH (NASDAQ: WMIH) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare WMIH to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
WMIH (NASDAQ: WMIH) is one of 31 public companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare WMIH to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.