Salesforce & Apple Partnership Makes CRM Stock Even More Attractive
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Nike (NKE) Stock Sinks 1.5% Ahead of Q1 Earnings: What to Watch
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Cramer: 'Call me a buyer' of Comcast's stock despite its drop after Sky win
Comcast Corp. may be paying a lofty price to buy European cable operator Sky PLC, but the market is reacting far too harshly to what could be a very lucrative deal for Comcast, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday.
The Big Party in Amarin Stock Is Just Getting Started
It isn’t every day that you see a stock more than triple before the opening bell. But, that is exactly what happened on Monday, Sept. 24, when shares of bio-pharmaceutical company Amarin (NASDAQ:ARMN) more than tripled from $3 to $10 thanks to ...Read More>>>
Penske Automotive Group, Inc. is an international transportation services company. The Company operates automotive and commercial truck dealerships principally in the United States, Canada and Western Europe, and distributes commercial vehicles, diesel engines, gas engines, power systems, and related parts and services principally in Australia and New Zealand. The Company’s segments include Retail Automotive, consisting of its retail automotive dealership operations; Retail Commercial Truck, consisting of its retail commercial truck dealership operations in the United States and Canada; Other, consisting of its commercial vehicle and power systems distribution operations and other non-automotive consolidated operations, and Non-Automotive Investments, consisting of its equity method investments in non-automotive operations. The Company holds interests in Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. (PTL), a provider of transportation services and supply chain management.
PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (PFSI) is a financial services company. The Company is focused on the production and servicing of the United States residential mortgage loans and the management of investments related to the United States mortgage market. The Company operates through three segments: loan production, loan servicing and investment management. PFSI’s mortgage banking subsidiary, PennyMac Loan Services, LLC (PLS), is a non-bank producer and servicer of mortgage loans in the United States. As of December 31, 2016, PLS serviced loans in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and the United States Virgin Islands, and originated loans in 49 states and the District of Columbia. PFSI’s investment management subsidiary, PNMAC Capital Management, LLC (PCM), is an investment advisor. PLS is a seller and servicer for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac).
Suntory Beverage & Food Limited is principally engaged in the manufacture and sale of beverages and food. The Company operates in two geographical segments. The Domestic segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of various soft drinks within Japan, such as coffee drinks, mineral water, green tea drinks, tea drinks, carbonated drinks, fruit juice drinks, functional beverages, milk beverages, and food for specified health use, as well as syrup for general and business usage. The International segment is engaged in the manufacture and sale of carbonated drinks, fruit juice drinks, health food, seasoning, tea-based beverages and others, with operations in Europe, Oceania, Asia and the Americas. In addition, the Company is also involved in the manufacture and sale of wine, health food and premium ice cream, as well as the food service businesses such as the management of food and beverage. As of December 31, 2013, the Company had 80 subsidiaries and 11 associated companies.
Pivotal Software, Inc. provides cloud-native platform that makes software development and information technology (IT) operations a strategic advantage for customers. The Company’s cloud-native platforms include pivotal cloud foundry (PCF) and pivotal labs (Labs). The Company’s common platform services include shared monitoring and logging, shared security, shared networking. The Company’s BOSH is open-source orchestration software that provides an integrated set of foundational services and core technologies for deploying and operating PCF. BOSH enables operators to build and manage environments for large and complex IT systems. The PCF upports all of the major private and public cloud platforms: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack and VMware vSphere. The Company also offers other data products, such as Pivotal Gemfire and Pivotal Greenplum.
BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund II, Inc. (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide shareholders with current income exempt from federal income taxes. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in long-term, investment grade municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes (except that the interest may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax). Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in municipal obligations with remaining maturities of one year or more at the time of investment. The Fund may invest directly in such securities or synthetically through the use of derivatives. The Fund’s portfolio includes its investments in various sectors, including transportation, utilities, health, education, housing and tobacco. The Fund’s investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.