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Finance Lloyds Posts Better-Than-Expected Full Year Profit, Boosts Dividend
Author: 0 Lloyds Posts Better-Than-Expected Full Year Profit, Boosts Dividend

With the firm's stock price now trading around $3.54, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the recent years. Lloyds Banking Group Plc (NASDAQ:LYG) has risen 12.02% over the past 6 months and is uptrending. In case of Revenue Estimates, 1 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Lloyds Banking Group plc as 18.51 Billion. In the last three months, insiders purchased 189,584 shares of company stock worth $11,944,544.

Finance France's PSA plots takeover offensive on stellar earnings
Author: 0 France's PSA plots takeover offensive on stellar earnings

The company has always been said to need streamlining. "We believe that there is opportunity to create a European vehicle champion". PSA has been active trying to win agreement from Germany and Britain for the acquisition, and earlier Wednesday Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said that she backed the takeover after talking with Tavares.

Author: 0 United Airlines enters basic economy fare wars in the US

In a hint of things to come, United Airlines announced the introduction of Basic Economy fares between Minneapolis/St. Paul and seven us hubs, including Houston, beginning April 18. Others in the industry , including defensive air carriers, claim that the fares simply offer a competitive way for airlines to deliver precise amenities to each passenger - after all, not every passenger needs overhead bin space or advanced seat selection.

Finance The Fight Over Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock
Author: 0 The Fight Over Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock

Fong said an ambulance was being sent to the encampment. Law enforcement officials have urged people to leave the camp ahead of the deadline, saying they could be at risk from spring floods, as well as to remove anything that could be damaged during cleanup efforts.

Finance TJX Companies Q4 Results Beat View, Plans Dividend Increase
Author: 0 TJX Companies Q4 Results Beat View, Plans Dividend Increase

Fierce competition from inline retailers and unfavorable currency also pose headwinds. The new concept will also allow TJX to enter new markets and sell products that it hasn't now penetrated with its HomeGoods footprint, Herrman said. That beat the $1 per share that analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research expected. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.36%.

Author: 0 Vail to buy Stowe Mountain Resort for $50M

The company's purchase excludes certain real estate and facilities including the Stowe Mountain Lodge , Stowe Mountain Club and Stowe Country Club, which will be retained by Mt. The 485-acre mountain will be included into the Epic Pass and other season pass products for the 2017/2018 winter season. For weeks, the signs have been there: fleet cars with Colorado plates cruising the Stowe Mountain Road, helicopters hovering over Spruce Peak, rumors of Vail Resort's senior management ...

Author: 0 Was Le Pen's refusal to wear a headscarf a media stunt?

However Florian Philipot, the National Front deputy leader, hailed Le Pen's stance as "a handsome message of emancipation and freedom sent to the women of France and the world". Le Pen , has promised throughout her campaign to renegotiate the terms of France's membership of the European Union if elected president, though her chances of success ultimately appear restricted.

Author: 0 Existing home sales increase to fastest pace in a decade

However, inventory increased 2.4% from December to 1.69 million in January. Existing condominium and co-op sales leapt 8.3 percent - nearly four times the 2.6 percent jump seen for single-family homes. The median existing single-family home price rose 7.3 percent from January 2016 to $230,000. Existing homes averaged 50 days on the market, down from 64 days one year prior-38 percent of homes sold, however, were on the market for less than a month.

Author: 0 Trump says anti-Semitism is 'horrible', has to stop

The White House raised eyebrows on International Holocaust Remembrance Day late last month by issuing a statement that made no mention of the six million Jews killed in the Nazi genocide. Trump has been under increasing pressure to speak out again anti-Semitism amid several recent episodes, including bomb threats made Monday against 11 Jewish community centers.

Author: 0 Verizon Cuts $350M From Yahoo Acquisition Price

Altaba will be responsible for all costs stemming from shareholder lawsuits and a Securities and Exchange Commission probe into how Yahoo handled the disclosure of the massive hacks. The package is probably worth even more now because it primarily consists of Yahoo stock, which has risen by almost 20 percent since last summer. "Although Verizon today is a $126 billion business (2016 revenues), it has only 114.2 million retail connections", TechCrunch said, noting that it is picking up ...

Author: 0 SodaStream Recalling Carbonating Bottles Over Injury Concerns

There have not yet been any reported injuries, according to SodaStream , which put out the voluntary recall. If you find nothing as refreshing as sparkling water (those bubbles are just so crisp!), you probably own a SodaStream . You can get more stories like this in our twice weekly ad-free newsletter! SodaStream is recalling some 51,000 blue tinted one liter carbonating bottles.

Author: 0 Price Target Analysis: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)

The number of shares now owned by investors are 283.32 mln. WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION, a DE corporation, is an independent oil and gas company that acquires, exploits, develops and explores for crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in the Permian Basin, Rocky Mountains, Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast and MI regions of the United States.

Author: 0 Unilever Reviewing Options for Change After Kraft Bid Fails

Mrs May vowed a year ago to devise a "proper industrial strategy" to defend United Kingdom companies from being snapped up by foreign firms. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 4.74% with 2.11 average true range (ATR). The company's market cap is $115.48 Billion. Therefore, stock prices are sometime established based on the expectations that prospective investors have for the future earnings power of the firm.

Author: 0 Westlake Chemical Partners posts 4Q profit

Vertical Group raised shares of Westlake Chemical Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, November 21st. Rice Energy Inc. The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 14th. The average volume stands around 0.86 million shares. This represents a $1.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.36%.

Finance Jay Z to Launch Venture Capital Fund
Author: 0 Jay Z to Launch Venture Capital Fund

The two are overseeing a $100 million venture capital fund. Yup, Jay Z , the noted rapper, businessman, sports mogul and soon-to-be father of twins is adding venture capitalist to the long list of titles he holds. However, AXIOS reports "this won't be a Sherpa-branded effort, and existing Sherpa staff won't be leading investments", suggesting that Carter and Brown will be leading the charge in defining how the VC fund operates.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen's visit to Lebanon draws polarized reactions

Interestingly, the media has labelled Le Pen as the French Donald Trump for her far-right stance on issues. "I will not put on the veil". "You can pass on my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up", she added. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron will be meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday during his visit to London, a coup for the young frontrunner who has been seeking to boost his credibility on the world stage.

Author: 0 Manufacturing drives GDP rise of 0.7% in last three months of 2016

The British economy picked up its pace of growth in the final three months of 2016, official figures show, but over the whole year, it was weaker than previously estimated and there were signs that the United Kingdom referendum to leave the European Union will increasingly act as a brake on growth in 2017.

Author: 0 Shell sees no glut of LNG, even as demand rises

EVOL LNG secured its second major Australian port bunkering licence from Pilbara Ports Authority, permitting LNG bunkering at King Bay Supply Base and transport through the Port of Dampier. While the industry has been flexible in developing new demand, there has been a decrease in final investment decisions for new supply. In its new LNG outlook, Shell said demand for the supercooled natural gas kept pace with a strong increase in supply a year ago, dismissing concerns that a wave of giant ...