Walgreens Boots Alliance shares sank to a 52-week low Thursday as investors dug into the company’s third-quarter earnings results and Amazon announced a potentially disruptive deal.
Shares cratered more than 10 percent in morning trading, at one point hitting a 52-week low of $59.33. Walgreens shares are now down more than 22 percent over the past year. Last September, the stock traded as high as $83.89.
In the latest quarter, the drugstore chain posted revenue of $34.33 billion, topping Thomson Reuters’ estimates of $34.05 billion. Net income rose to $1.34 billion, or $1.35 per share, up from $1.16 billion, or $1.08 per share in the period a year ago. After stripping out items, Walgreens earned $1.53 per share beating expectations of $1.48 per share.
Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(IMMY)
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the development, production, and dispensing of proprietary compounded pharmaceutical products to physicians and patients in the United States. It owns, markets, and sells a portfolio of proprietary combination formulations in the areas of ophthalmology, otolaryngology, urology, and infectious diseases therapeutic areas. The company also provides compounded therapeutic alternatives; and non-proprietary customizable compounded drugs for humans and animals, including sterile injectable and non-sterile integrative medicine therapies for oncology, autoimmunity, chronic infectious, and endocrine and metabolic diseases. In addition, it develops formulations in the areas of wound healing and dermatology therapeutic areas. The company was formerly known as Transdel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in February 2012. Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
- [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK) shares jumped 26.5 percent to $6.9042. Blink Charging reported Q1 net income of $2.2 million, versus a year-ago net loss of $3.1 million.
Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIO) shares climbed 17.4 percent to $3.11. Eleven Biotherapeutics posted a Q1 loss of $0.11 per share.
Flanigan's Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: BDL) shares jumped 17 percent to $27.97 following Q2 results. Flanigan's Enterprises posted Q2 earnings of $0.75 per share on sales of $29.456 million.
Borqs Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRQS) rose 15.8 percent to $8.05 after reporting Q1 results.
Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAX) jumped 15.3 percent to $82.75. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) announced plans to acquire Abaxis for $83 per share in cash.
21Vianet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET) gained 15.1 percent to $6.33.
Gemphire Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: GEMP) rose 13.8 percent to $6.27.
Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH) gained 12.8 percent to $5.98. H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage on Enphase Energy with a Buy rating.
PetIQ Inc (NASDAQ: PETQ) shares surged 12.1 percent to $21.68 after reporting a first-quarter sales beat.
NF Energy Saving Corporation (NASDAQ: NFEC) climbed 11.6 percent to $2.399.
Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: AHPI) surged 11.4 percent to $3.0643.
Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) gained 11.1 percent to $24.40 after the company reported upbeat results for its fourth quarter and issued strong first-quarter earnings guidance.
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA) rose 10.9 percent to $3.16.
Sea Limited (NYSE: SE) gained 10.1 percent to $11.71 after reporting Q1 results.
GEE Group, Inc. (NYSE: JOB) climbed 7.9 percent to $2.61 following Q2 results.
The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: STKS) gained 7.6 percent to $2.41 after reporting Q1 results.
Biolinerx Ltd/S ADR (NASDAQ: BLRX) rose 7.3 percent to $0.8798 after the company was granted a patent approval. The clinical-st
- [By Lisa Levin] Gainers
Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BOOT) rose 15.6 percent to $25.40 in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat results for its fourth quarter and issued strong first-quarter earnings guidance.
Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAX) rose 15.3 percent to $82.75 in pre-market trading. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) announced plans to acquire Abaxis for $83 per share in cash.
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) rose 12.6 percent to $8.95 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
Micro Focus International plc (NYSE: MFGP) shares rose 8.8 percent to $18.59 in the pre-market trading session after the company issued strong revenue forecast for the first fiscal half of 2018.
HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCHC) rose 5.6 percent to $6.60 in pre-market trading.
Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIO) shares rose 5.3 percent to $2.79 in pre-market trading. Eleven Biotherapeutics posted a Q1 loss of $0.11 per share.
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: IMMY) rose 5.2 percent to $2.52 in pre-market trading after reporting a first-quarter sales beat.
Red Violet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDVT) rose 4.1 percent to $10.35 in pre-market trading after climbing 75.31 percent on Tuesday.
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: XENE) rose 3.8 percent to $6.90 in pre-market trading. The stock rose over 10 percent Tuesday after reporting its Phase 1 clinical update on XEN901 demonstrated a favorable PK profile.
Sea Limited (NYSE: SE) rose 3.5 percent to $11.01 in pre-market trading after reporting Q1 results.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA) shares rose 3.4 percent to $20.98 in pre-market trading after Buffett's Berkshire more than doubled its stake in Teva.
China Internet Nationwide Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: CIFS) shares rose 3.7 percent to $31.30 in pre-market trading after the company reported results for its fourth quarter.
PetIQ Inc (NASDAQ: PETQ) shares rose 3.4 percent to $20.00 in pre-market t
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Headlines about Imprimis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IMMY) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Imprimis Pharmaceuticals earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 47.393314841388 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: International Paper Company(IP)
International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Packaging, Printing Papers, and Consumer Packaging. The Industrial Packaging segment manufactures containerboards, including linerboard, medium, whitetop, recycled linerboard, recycled medium, and saturating kraft. The Printing Papers segment produces printing and writing papers, such as uncoated papers for end use applications, including brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, books, annual reports, and direct mail, as well as envelopes, tablets, business forms, and file folders. This segment sells uncoated papers under the Hammermill, Springhill, Williamsburg, Postmark, Accent, Great White, Chamex, Ballet, Rey, Pol, and Svetocopy brand names. It also produces pulp for manufacturing printing, writing, and specialty papers, as well as towels and tissues, filtration products, diapers, and sanitary napkins. The Consumer Packaging segment offers coated paperboard for various packaging and commercial printing end uses, such as food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, computer software, and tobacco products under the Everest, Fortress, and Starcote brand name. This segment also produces cups, lids, food containers, and plates. The company sells its packaging products, paper products, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through agents, resellers, and paper distributors. International Paper Company was founded in 1898 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Shares of International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fifteen ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $54.30.
- [By Maxx Chatsko, Chris Neiger, and Neha Chamaria]
Given the emotional component of money — especially your money — investors can boost their confidence a little by taking a peek every once in a while at what the best investors in the world are buying and selling. We recently asked three contributors at The Motley Fool for their picks of the best stocks being added to the most successful funds right now. Here’s why they chose Codexis (NASDAQ:CDXS), International Paper (NYSE:IP), and General Motors (NYSE:GM).
Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: Equity Residential(EQR)
Equity Residential, incorporated on July 21, 1992, is a real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on the acquisition, development and management of apartment properties in various markets of the United States. The Company’s segments include Boston, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Southern California, Washington D.C., Non-core – South Florida, Non-core – Denver, and Non-core – other. ERP Operating Limited Partnership (Operating Partnership) conducts the multifamily residential property business of the Company. The Company’s property ownership, development and related business operations are conducted through the Operating Partnership. The Company holds interests in approximately 390 properties located in over 10 states and the District of Columbia, consisting of approximately 109,650 apartment units.
The Company’s properties are of various building types, such as garden, mid/high-rise and military housing. The Company’s non-core properties are located in various areas, such as South Florida; Denver, and Inland Empire, California. The Company’s core properties are located in various areas, such as New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle and San Diego. The Company’s projects under development include Potrero 1010 and One Henry Adams in San Francisco, California; 455 I Street in Washington, DC, and Cascade in Seattle, Washington.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
OppenheimerFunds Inc. reduced its stake in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) by 24.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,456 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,093 shares during the period. OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s holdings in Equity Residential were worth $220,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
- [By Logan Wallace]
DiamondRock Hospitality (NYSE:DRH) and Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
- [By Shane Hupp]
Northern Trust Corp trimmed its stake in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) by 2.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,604,651 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 161,538 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 1.79% of Equity Residential worth $420,650,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
- [By Logan Wallace]
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY cut its position in shares of Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) by 2.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 75,242 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,601 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY’s holdings in Equity Residential were worth $4,792,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: LINE Corporation (LN)
LINE Corporation is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the operation of LINE business portal business. Its LINE business portal segment includes communication and content service and advertising service. Communication and content service provides communication, contents and other services, such as LINE Pay, LINE FRIENDS and LINE Mobile. Advertising service provides LINE advertising and portal advertising services.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Line (NYSE:LN) and HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Headlines about Line (NYSE:LN) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog 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. Line earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the technology company an impact score of 47.2836347777767 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Line (NYSE:LN) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.
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But as platforms such as Line (LN) and Tencent’s (TCEHY) WeChat show, Messenger and WhatsApp each have tremendous potential to be monetized through some mixture of ads, payments, e-commerce services and in-app transactions. WeChat, which just topped 1 billion MAUs, is believed to have accounted for a healthy portion of the $36.4 billion in revenue Tencent produced last year. Line, which had 168 million MAUs at the end of last year, had 2017 revenue of 167 billion yen ($1.56 billion).
Top 5 Value Stocks To Watch For 2021: Flagstar Bancorp, Inc.(FBC)
Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. operates as a savings and loan holding company for Flagstar Bank, FSB that provides financial products and services to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Mortgage Originations, Mortgage Servicing, and Community Banking. The Mortgage Originations segment originates, acquires, and sells one-to-four family residential mortgage loans through home loan centers, national call centers, Internet, unaffiliated banks, mortgage banking, and brokerage companies. The Mortgage Servicing segment services and subservices mortgage loans; and residential mortgages held-for-investment and mortgage servicing rights, as well as provides noninterest-bearing escrow services. The Community Banking segment offers various products, such as checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, other services, consumer loans, commercial loans, and warehouse lines of credit. It also provides other financial services to consumer and commercial customers, including lines of credit; revolving credit; treasury management solutions; equipment leasing; inventory and accounts receivable lending; and capital markets services, such as interest rate risk protection products. This segment serves consumer, business, and mortgage lending customers through branch banking, business and commercial banking, government banking, warehouse lending, and held-for-investment portfolio groups. As of December 31, 2015, the company operated a regional office in Jackson, Michigan; 99 branches in Michigan; 10 retail centers in Michigan, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, and Ohio; 5 wholesale lending offices; 1 underwriting office; and 1 commercial lending office. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System bought a new stake in Flagstar Bancorp Inc (NYSE:FBC) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 11,080 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock, valued at approximately $293,000.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Millennium Management LLC lessened its position in shares of Flagstar Bancorp Inc (NYSE:FBC) by 87.9% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 6,422 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 46,458 shares during the quarter. Millennium Management LLC’s holdings in Flagstar Bancorp were worth $227,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
- [By Max Byerly]
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- [By Max Byerly]
Umpqua (NASDAQ: UMPQ) and Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings.