Herbalife Reports Strong 4Q17 as Challenges Persist in Near Term

Herbalife (HLF) reported better-than-expected 4Q17 results on February 22, 2018, exceeding analysts’ expectations.

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US Crude Oil Inventories Add Bullish Momentum to Oil Futures

April WTI crude oil futures contracts rose 1.8% to $62.77 per barrel on February 22, 2018. Brent oil futures rose 1.4% to $66.39 per barrel.

Whiting’s Upbeat 4Q17: Just What the Stock Needed?

Whiting Petroleum released its 4Q17 earnings after the market closed on February 21, 2018.

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EQT to Spin Off Its Midstream Operations

On February 21, 2018, EQT (EQT) announced its plan to separate its midstream operations into a stand-alone entity.


Where Marathon Petroleum Stands after Its Latest Earnings

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) is planning to move rapidly on its growth trajectory with higher capex slated for 2018.

How ETE and ETP Fared in 4Q17

Energy Transfer Equity and its subsidiary, Energy Transfer Partners, reported 4Q17 earnings on February 21, 2018.

Whiting Petroleum Stock: Can We Expect a Turnaround?

Since the stock market decline began on January 26, Whiting Petroleum stock has fallen 21%.

What to Expect from Macy’s 4Q17 Results

Macy’s (M) is scheduled to report its 4Q17 results on February 27, 2018. The company’s sales have declined for 11 consecutive quarters.

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MPC, VLO, ANDV, PSX: How Refining Stocks Are Trending in 1Q18

Since January 2, Marathon Petroleum (MPC) has risen 1.1%—the highest among its peers.

ServiceNow Reports Strong 4Q17 Performance

ServiceNow (NOW) reported 4Q17 earnings per share of $0.35, for a whopping 45.8% year-over-year increase.

What to Expect from Lowe’s 4Q17 Earnings

Lowe’s Companies (LOW) plans to announce its 4Q17 earnings before the market opens on February 28.

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North American Rail Freight in Week 6: Mixed Trends

US railroads carried ~520,000 railcars in the sixth week, compared with more than 511,000 railcars in the week ended February 11, 2017.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Its Strong Portfolio of Products

Of the 27 analysts covering Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) in February 2018, 12 of them have given the stock a “buy” or higher rating.

How 4Q17 Turned Out for Eli Lilly

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) reported revenue of ~$6.2 billion in 4Q17, representing 7% growth from 4Q16.

Genesee & Wyoming in 2018: Updates for Investors

Among major US railroads, Genesee & Wyoming stock was hit the hardest. The stock has fallen 10% YTD as of February 21, 2018.

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Johnson & Johnson’s Revenues Rose in 4Q17 and 2017

In 4Q17, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) generated revenues of $20.2 billion, which reflected ~12.0% growth on a year-over-year basis.

How Rising Oil Is Affecting Energy Stocks

On February 21, 2018, US crude oil April futures fell 0.2% and closed at $61.68 per barrel.

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Key Takeaways from Comcast’s 4Q17 Results

Comcast (CMCSA) reported better-than-expected 4Q17 results on January 24, 2018, with adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.49.

How Did Sprint Perform in Fiscal 3Q17?

Sprint’s (S) solid fiscal 3Q17 financial results suggested that the company is indeed holding its own in an intensely competitive wireless market.

Are Crude Oil Imports from China and India Benefiting Oil Prices?

The API reported that US crude oil inventories decreased by 0.9 MMbbls (million barrels) to 420.3 MMbbls on February 9–16, 2018.

How Are Auto Stocks Faring after the 4Q17 Earnings Season?

In January 2018, US light vehicle sales (XLY) stood firm and witnessed a ~1% YoY (year-over-year) increase.

How Walmart Fared in Fiscal 4Q18

Walmart’s adjusted fiscal 4Q18 EPS (earnings per share) of $1.33 missed analysts’ estimate of $1.37.

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How Did US Markets Perform on February 21?

On February 22, the S&P 500 traded higher for most of the day, reversed at the end of the day, and closed lower.

Why Housing Market Seems Set to Accelerate

February’s HMI reading was reported at 72, unchanged from the January reading and two points below the 18-year peak reported in December.


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