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The following are today's upgrades for Validea's Low PE Investor model based on the published strategy of John Neff.

The following table summarizes whether the stock meets each of this strategy's tests.

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The following are today's upgrades for Validea's Contrarian Investor model based on the published strategy of David Dreman.

The following table summarizes whether the stock meets each of this strategy's tests.

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The country has sufficient stock of available and there are no plans to allow further imports of the at zero duty, Food Minister said on Saturday.

The country has supply of about 27.9 million tonnes (MT) in the current 2016-17 season (October-September).

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GNC (NYSE:GNC) reported improved (though still mildly negative) results for the second quarter.

GNC’s cash flows are actually surprisingly straightforward, so it’s reasonably possible to make an assessment of each potential source of free cash flow and compile those figures to determine the likelihood of the company reaching the $250 million objective.

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Contura Energy is one of the two initial public offerings slated for the week of August 11, 2017. What is going to feel unique about this IPO is that Contura Energy is a coal miner.

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Don't Buy the Hype With Globalstar Inc. [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 5:36 p.m. by Latest Articles in Stocks @ [source]

In the last few months, the stock of global satellite telecom company Globalstar (NYSEMKT: GSAT) has been rallying strongly.

In the second quarter of 2017, Globalstar revenue increased 12% to $28.1 million, compared to $25.1 million last year.

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Several areas, mostly in west Houston and northwest Harris County, received between three and six inches of rain overnight. Along Beltway 8 on the west side, a few areas neared seven inches.

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Tata Steel hits 6-year high post Q1 results [0.08]

Posted on Aug. 8, 2017, 5:47 a.m. by Markets @ [source]

The stock is trading at its highest level since April 27, 2011.The company had posted a huge loss of Rs 3,183 crore in the corresponding period last year.The strong growth in net profit during the reporting quarter has come despite Rs 617 crore exceptional hit due to provisioning related to mining related operations by its South East Asian operations.“Strong operating performance both in the Indian operations as well as European operations has resulted in the better than expected results. However, sluggish private investment and appreciating INR pose a risk to domestic steel prices, the company said.Weak market conditions are expected to prevail in Singapore and Thailand.

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Some conglomerates manage to grow through organic efforts, and sometimes they grow through acquisitions. Its management has indicated that the company is seeking acquisitions, and in early 2016 it was widely discussed that Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) had held unsuccessful merger discussions with UTC.

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First order of business is let me highlight the risks so that I can feel more comfortable discussing Intrepid Potash's (IPI) potential.

With that caveat out of the way, you are left with a company which has generated some FCF for the first time since fiscal 2015.

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Apollo Tyres net down 72% [0.05]

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017, 11:12 a.m. by Stocks-Markets-The Economic Times @ [source]

Gurgaon-based Apollo Tyres on Friday reported 72% decline in net profit at Rs 88.3 crore for first quarter ended June 30, 2017 due to rising raw material prices.The company had posted net profit of Rs 315 crore in the corresponding period of the last financial year.The company registered net sales of Rs 3258 crore in the period under review – a marginal dip over Rs 3292 crore reported in the year-ago period. While Indian operations’ grew marginally to close at Rs 2284 crores, European operations clocked revenues of Rs 1016 crore on the back of good volume growth in the passenger vehicle segment.The first quarter revenue, in India, was subdued because of the pre-GST destocking by the company’s business partners, and due to the confusion over switchover from BS III to BS IV emission norms in commercial vehicles, the company said in a statement.Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd said, “The results reflect the impact of the rising raw material prices on our operations.

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In past two weeks on an average 1.5 million shares were traded daily on both the exchanges.The stock of company dipped 5% to Rs 876, its lowest level since May 24, 2017, in early morning trade. It fell 19% in past five trading sessions from its record high level of Rs 1,084 touched on July 27.GCPL had reported a lower than expected consolidated net profit and revenue in June quarter (Q1FY18), dragged down by subdued Indonesia performance and lower margins (weighed down by higher A&P spends across key geographies).“India business performance was on expected lines and we expect growth to gather momentum as Goods & Service Tax (GST)-led disruption settles down in coming months.

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FEMSA's forays into health/beauty and fuel will take time to sort themselves out, as management is still underway with integrating and unify the Mexican pharmacy operations.

OXXO's store footprint is heavily exposed to Mexico's northern states, so there is some risk from big changes to the trade relationship between Mexico and the U.S.

FEMSA (FMX) has gotten tossed around a bit since my last update, as this large Mexican consumer products conglomerate has weathered a rattled Mexican stock market (and currency) as well as more company-specific concerns about volumes and margins.

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Tata Elxsi hits 52-week high on 1:1 bonus share [0.00]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 9:49 a.m. by Markets @ [source]

The company had profit of Rs 42 crore in the same quarter year ago.Revenues from operations during the quarter grew 9% to Rs 323 crore from Rs 296 crore in the corresponding quarter of previous fiscal.At 3:16 am, the stock was up 3.3% at Rs 1,734 on BSE, as compared to a marginal 0.02% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex. The trading volumes on the counter jumped multiple-fold with 2.63 million shares changing hands on BSE and NSE so far.

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Putting together the bits and pieces as management wasn't very forthcoming about this development during Anadarko's big Q2 earnings update. The firm needs higher oil prices to break even and Brent moved lower in Q2, putting profitability out of reach.

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Shares of high-end hotel operator Wynn Resorts fell more than 6 percent Wednesday after the company said gambling at their tables decreased in Macau.

Even after the drop, Wynn shares are up more than 50 percent in 2017.

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Why GM Earnings Failed to Impress Investors [0.04]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 12:50 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) reported second-quarter 2017 results before markets opened Tuesday. In the same period a year ago, the company reported EPS of $1.79 on revenues of $37.38 billion.

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By optimizing operations in this way, CFO Ger Griffin targets 20% EBITDA margin in 2018, up from 6.5% in FY16.

Griffin says that on joining the company in late 2016, it was clear Zynga wasn't optimizing its existing products.

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IT powerhouse IBM (NYSE: IBM) reported second-quarter results on Tuesday night. Here's what you need to know about IBM's results.

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Having only exposure to the saturated US market through Nissan is a plus. This means that the other operations of Renault including its 73.3% stake in leading Russian car manufacturer AutoVaz and 1.55% stake in Daimler are valued at only $8.5B.

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