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The recommendations are Sell, Hold, Speculative Buy, Buy, and Strong Buy. While revenue growth is, in my opinion, the most important metric for a company growing as fast as Coherent, note the rapid rise in EPS, which I think is especially impressive because it implies that sales are increasing without the need to aggressively ramp costs like selling and marketing expenses.

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There's too much in the 2Q17 investor letter and earnings call transcript to cover in one article, so I'll focus on the key item that is most important for financial modeling purposes: Model 3.

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Here's the thing - the earnings themselves were pretty fantastic. Overall earnings per share hit $0.09 and beat analyst expectations by a solid $0.02.

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Tightening its disclosure norms for listed companies defaulting on loan payment from banks and other financial intuitions, regulator Sebi today asked firms to make such information public within one working day.This would come into force from October 1, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular. Some companies have also been taken up for initiation of insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings," Sebi noted.In order to address this critical gap in the availability of information to investors, Sebi has asked listed entities to inform exchanges in case it has defaulted in payment of interest, instalment obligations on debt securities, loans from banks and financial institutions and external commercial borrowings (ECBs).The companies would have to inform stock exchanges about date of default as well as date of making such disclosure, name of the lender, number of investors in the security as on date of default, details of the obligation, current default amount and gross principal amount on which the default has occurred.

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Why This Analyst Is Growing More Bearish on Ford [0.07]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

So far 2017 has been a rough year for Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. The stock is down nearly 10% year to date, while the U.S. broad markets that have gained more than 10% in 2017.

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The U.S. economy added a strong 209,000 jobs in July, more than economists had expected. The unemployment rate fell to 4.3%, matching a 16-year low.

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Employers added a solid 209,000 jobs in July, but sluggish wage growth added to lingering doubts that a lack of inflation could slow the Fed's efforts to raise interest rates. Strong job growth is expected to lead to higher wages, as employers compete for workers, but even though there are some labor shortages, wage gains have stayed low.

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The upsized secondary offering has taken dilution risk off the table until later in 2018.

Management wasted no time in adding to its cash coffers, raising $300 million in an upsized secondary offering, showing healthy demand for shares.

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Toyota and Mazda have announced plans to build a $1.6 billion manufacturing plant in the United States that will create as many as 4,000 jobs.

Mazda plans to build new crossover vehicles for the U.S. market at the plant, while Toyota will produce its Corolla model there.

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How Weight Watchers Won Big in Q2 [0.17]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 2:15 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

When Weight Watchers International Inc. (NYSE: WTW) reported its most recent financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.67 in earnings per share (EPS) and $342 million in revenue.

Weight Watchers’ strong performance is due to the broad-based improvements the Company has implemented, including updating the program, enhancing the digital offerings, and refreshing the meetings experience.

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Lack of visibility until deal is approved or rejected makes this a short-term play for those without a position.

One thing for sure, there is no lack of visibility on what the market thinks of Rite Aid.

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“Somewhat Less Famous Twitter User” [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 2:08 p.m. by Crossing Wall Street @ [source]

Almost exactly a year ago, then-candidate Donald Trump said of the stock market that “It’s all a big bubble,” as CNBC then reported. Earlier today, President Trump cheered a new market high and “business enthusiasm at record levels,” suggesting between the lines that he deserves credit for both, per one of his tweets.

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London-headquartered Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Resources today sold USD 1 billion of 7-year bonds at 6.125 per cent and said the proceeds will be used to refinance USD 1.8 billion of its higher priced existing debt. We've taken a number of proactive measures last year to extend maturities, optimise our funding structure and as a result have created value for all stakeholders," company chairman Anil Agarwal said on the completion of the bond sale.Barclays, Credit Suisse , DBS Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, JP Morgan and Standard Chartered acted as joint global coordinators, while Axis Bank , Barclays, Credit Suisse, DBS Bank.

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MUMBAI: Metals magnate Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Resources on Friday announced raising $1 billion through a bond sale, the proceeds of which would largely be used to refinance expensive debt. We are pleased with the strong response these bonds have received, displaying investor confidence in Vedanta’s credit story,” said Anil Agarwal , chairman, Vedanta Resources.The company has also received commitments from global and Indian banks for $840 million of term loans, with final maturity of 5 years, also to be used in refinancing.ET reported on July 27 that bankers associated with the bond-sale exercise were conducting investor road-shows in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia to gauge "market appetite" for the issue.Vedanta’s gross debt stood at $18.2 billion at end of 2016 and the company reduced it further by $1.4 billion after March 31, 2017.

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Some industrial and consumer stocks are among the biggest winners the week after the U.S. reports a solid monthly jobs report, history shows.

When the monthly jobs report comes in above 200,000, Boeing has been the best-performing stock in the Dow Jones industrial average over the next five trading days, according to historical analysis using Kensho, a quantitative analytics tool used by hedge funds.

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If the only thing you looked at to judge market volatility was the VIX Index, which shows the market’s expectation of 30-day volatility, you would feel that all is well, as the index is trading at or near all-time lows.

The option market and process is very confusing to many people, and if you buy them and nothing happens, you only have two alternatives: Either call away the stock or exchange traded fund (ETF) or let them expire worthless.

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