BlackRock

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Sells 46,902 Shares of PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) | 9/14/2019

Russell Investments Group Ltd. cut its position in PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) by 45.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 55,614 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 46,902 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned about 0.08% of PRA Health Sciences worth $5,471,000 at the end of the most …

Natixis Sells 81,968 Shares of PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) | 9/14/2019

Natixis lessened its holdings in shares of PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) by 68.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 38,537 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 81,968 shares during the quarter. Natixis owned about 0.06% of PRA Health Sciences worth $3,821,000 at the end of the most recent …

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Wesbanco Bank Inc. Acquires 879 Shares of Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN) | 9/14/2019

… position in Elanco Animal Health by 516.8% during the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 30,607,906 shares of the company’s stock worth $981,596,000 after purchasing an additional 25,645,707 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Elanco Animal Health by 4.7% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 20,483,172 shares of the company’s stock worth $692,331,000 after buying an additional 924,059 shares in …

Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Boosts Stock Position in Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN) | 9/13/2019

… of Elanco Animal Health by 516.8% in the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 30,607,906 shares of the company’s stock valued at $981,596,000 after buying an additional 25,645,707 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Elanco Animal Health by 618.1% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 19,559,113 shares of the company’s stock valued at $627,262,000 after purchasing an additional 16,835,410 shares …

Eversept Partners LP Buys Shares of 38,403 Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) | Daily Political | 9/13/2019

… new stake in Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 38,403 shares of the medical research company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,234,000. Eversept Partners LP owned about 0.10% of Genomic Health as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds and other institutional …

Eversept Partners LP Buys Shares of 38,403 Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) - Ticker Report | 9/13/2019

Eversept Partners LP purchased a new stake in Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 38,403 shares of the medical research company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,234,000. Eversept Partners LP owned about 0.10% of Genomic Health as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other …

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) Shares Bought by Cibc World Markets Corp - American Banking News | 9/13/2019

… Services by 167.5% during the 2nd quarter. Nuance Investments LLC now owns 288,539 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $37,623,000 after acquiring an additional 180,661 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Universal Health Services by 0.7% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,521,065 shares of the health services provider’s stock valued at $872,323,000 after acquiring an additional …

Invacare Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:IVC) - Modern Readers | 9/12/2019

… the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,826% compared to the typical daily volume of 106 call options. Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in IVC. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Invacare by 2.8% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,059,730 shares of the health services provider’s stock worth $26,261,000 after purchasing an additional 138,505 shares during the period …

Greenwood Capital Associates LLC Raises Position in Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN) | 9/12/2019

… Elanco Animal Health by 516.8% during the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 30,607,906 shares of the company’s stock valued at $981,596,000 after purchasing an additional 25,645,707 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Elanco Animal Health by 618.1% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 19,559,113 shares of the company’s stock worth $627,262,000 after acquiring an additional 16,835,410 shares during the last …

Morningstar Assigns New Analyst Ratings to Two Strategies, Upgrades Eight, and Downgrades Four in August 2019 | PR Newswire | 9/11/2019

CHICAGO , Sept. 11, Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN ), a leading provider of independent investment research, published a summary of Morningstar Analyst Rating™ activity for 149 U.S. strategies that occurred in August 2019 . Strategies include all vehicles that Morningstar covers, including open-end mutual funds , exchange-traded funds (ETFs), separately managed accounts (SMAs), target-date series, and collective investment trusts (CITs). The Morningstar Analyst Rating represents Morningstar’s conviction in the strategy’s ability …

Blackrock Municipal 2030 Target Term Trust (BTT) Stock Spotted Below Chikou Line | 9/11/2019

At current levels, Blackrock Municipal 2030 Target Term Trust (BTT) is trading below the Chikou. If the stock continues to stay under the line, traders could be projecting a possible downward momentum swing. As most investors most likely have learned, there is no easy answer when deciding how to best take aim at the equity market, especially when faced with a volatile investing scenario. There are many different views when …

Quantamental Technologies LLC Makes New $109,000 Investment in Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN) | 9/11/2019

… shares of Elanco Animal Health by 516.8% during the first quarter. Primecap Management Co. CA now owns 30,607,906 shares of the company’s stock worth $981,596,000 after acquiring an additional 25,645,707 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in Elanco Animal Health by 618.1% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 19,559,113 shares of the company’s stock valued at $627,262,000 after purchasing an additional 16,835,410 shares during the …

8 Upgrades Highlight August Ratings Changes | Morningstar | 9/9/2019

… annualized percentage points. Finally, competitive fees further contribute to this strategy’s appeal. BlackRock Balanced Capital ( MACPX ) increased to a Bronze rating from Neutral following management changes in its core equity fund. In June 2017, BlackRock overhauled its active equity lineup and put its quantitative equity team in charge of several mutual funds, including BlackRock Advantage Large Cap Core ( MALRX ) , which is this fund’s core equity holding. We rate five mutual …

8 September - Blogs I’m Following - 1 of 4 | 9/9/2019

… Tucker Carlson on Wednesday night to discuss the ongoing Jeffrey Epstein scandal. Epstein, the highest profile prisoner in the US prison system, was found dead in his New York City prison cell in August. – … Blackrock Advises Clients to Get Out of Paper Money into Gold and Equities mosesman at Socio-Economics History Blog - 43 minutes ago No prize for guessing what this implies: Global Monetary-Currency Meltdown. Currency debasement has …

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.20 - WKRB News | 9/6/2019

… This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.34%. Friday, September 13th. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has increased its dividend by an average of 3.7% annually over the last three years. Get Blackrock Health Sciences Trust alerts: BME stock traded down $0.08 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $37.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 41,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 32,123. Blackrock Health …

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Declares $0.20 Monthly Dividend | 9/6/2019

… a dividend yield of 6.34%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 13th. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has increased its dividend by an average of 3.7% per year over the last three years. Get Blackrock Health Sciences Trust alerts: Shares of BME stock traded down $0.08 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $37.85. 41,800 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 32,123. Blackrock Health Sciences …

Blackrock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME) Announces $0.20 Monthly Dividend - TheOlympiaReport | 9/6/2019

… a dividend yield of 6.34%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 13th. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has raised its dividend payment by an average of 3.7% annually over the last three years. Get Blackrock Health Sciences Trust alerts: NYSE BME traded down $0.08 on Thursday, hitting $37.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 41,891 shares, 32,124. Blackrock Health Sciences Trust has a 1-year low of $32.00 …

Smart City Expo Atlanta Announces Top Speakers And Global Sponsors For First Annual Conference | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

ATLANTA , Sept. 3, Today, Smart City Expo Atlanta announces its featured speaker lineup, including Tip “T.I.” Harris, Ambassador Andrew Young , SunTrust Banks CEO Bill Rogers , Atlanta Braves President Derek Schiller , Cox Enterprises CEO Alex Taylor , and numerous mayors from across the country, and leading global sponsors, such as SoftBank Robotics, BlackRock, Cisco, and Southern Company, for its first annual conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia , from …

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages | 9/4/2019

… stake in Colgate-Palmolive by 1.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 76,502,840 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,482,958,000 after buying an additional 1,056,530 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Colgate-Palmolive by 0.5% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 60,205,815 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,314,949,000 after buying an additional 279,887 shares in the last …

Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) Shares Sold by Valley National Advisers Inc. | 8/31/2019

… s holdings in Tractor Supply were worth $1,028,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TSCO. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Tractor Supply by 2.8% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,346,711 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $913,734,000 after purchasing an additional 253,455 shares during the …

Medical Research

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Sells 46,902 Shares of PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) | 9/14/2019

… medical research company’s stock after selling 46,902 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned about 0.08% of PRA Health Sciences worth $5,471,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of PRA Health Sciences by 0.9% during the 1st …

Natixis Sells 81,968 Shares of PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) | 9/14/2019

… medical research company’s stock after selling 81,968 shares during the quarter. Natixis owned about 0.06% of PRA Health Sciences worth $3,821,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of PRA Health Sciences by 0.9% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,211,391 shares of the medical …

AMA

Top business stories this week: Slack’s IPO, changes at Goldman Sachs - Business Insider | 6/21/2019

… known executives to run a newly created alternative-investing unit, and selected a media-shy partner as its chairman. A BlackRock executive highlights the new kinds of skills he’s looking for in a $2 trillion … first time since the financial crisis. Tech, Media, Telecoms An Amazon Web Services executive says its cloud is the best place to run Windows applications, and customers are switching from Microsoft’s cloud because of it …

What’s next for Slack, Goldman Sachs’s new unit, and Amazon’s healthcare ambitions | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/21/2019

… Campbell talked to Ronald O’Hanley , CEO of State Street . He explained why he’s going toe-to-toe with Bloomberg and BlackRock by offering asset managers a one-stop technology shop . Rosalie Chan talked to Marie … why he took SoftBank’s Saudi cash after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi . Tanya Dua talked to Facebook ‘s marketing chief Antonio Lucio about how he plans to fix the dented brand, why he’s using agencies …

ACA

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more | CNBC | 8/12/2019

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more Published Mon, Aug 12 2019 7:44 AM EDT Morning Report Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: BlackRockBlackRock bought a majority … of its t-shirts. The shirt identified Hong Kong and Macau, which are Chinese territories, as countries. Tyson Foods – Tyson said about 3,800 workers at a Kansas meat processing plant will be out of work

Following DOJ Fraud Settlement, Revelations From A Careful Look At Acadia Healthcare’s Earnings - Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) | Seeking Alpha | 5/29/2019

Acadia Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC ) is, in my belief, implementing very creative tactics to (appear to) make money. Additionally, an insurance company executive corroborated early suspicions, as well as an ex-staff member allegation that … 1.76 336,184 VANGUARD GROUP INC 03/31/2019 8,008,056 65,446 .82 263,625 BLACKROCK INC. 03/31/2019 7,981,318 (35,554) (0.44) 262,745 ARISTOTLE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC 03/31/2019 7,681,182 602,311 8.51 252,865 DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP 03/31/2019 6,042,557 450,676 8.06 198,921

NIH

Distribution Dates and Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds | Business Wire | 8/2/2019

NEW YORK- Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions today as detailed below. Municipal Funds: Declaration- 8/1/2019 Ex-Date- 8/14/2019 Record- 8/15/2019 Payable- 9/3/2019 National Funds Ticker Distribution Change From Prior Distribution BlackRock … Trust BSD $0.055000 - BlackRock MuniEnhanced Fund, Inc. MEN $0.039000 - BlackRock MuniHoldings Investment Quality Fund MFL $0.045500 - BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund MFT $0.050000 - BlackRock MuniHoldings Fund, Inc. MHD $0.063500 - BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund II, Inc

How ‘Rock Star’ Job Listings Keep Women Away: The Broadsheet | Fortune | 6/14/2019

By Emma Hinchliffe June 14, 2019 Emma Hinchliffe here today. The NIH director says no to “manels,” freshmen in Congress collaborate on birth control legislation, and job listings have gotten out of hand. Have a … of your kid’s life? You’re not the mom,” as former BlackRock managing director Khe Hy put it. Bloomberg • Goodbye, manels. National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins said he would no longer participate in

ACO

Companies to watch: Rite Aid names new CEO, CBS accelerates talks with Viacom, BlackRock takes stake in Authentic Brands Group | Yahoo News | 8/12/2019

… Viacom ( VIA ) are trying hard to hash out a price for a long awaited merger, according to multiple reports. If the two media companies combine it would take what is arguably the most-watched TV network and join it with Paramount movies, and cable channels like Nickelodeon. Investment group, BlackRock ( BLK ) took a $875 million dollar stake in Authentic Brands Group. That’s the company that owns sports illustrated, juicy couture …

Top business stories this week: Slack’s IPO, changes at Goldman Sachs - Business Insider | 6/21/2019

… known executives to run a newly created alternative-investing unit, and selected a media-shy partner as its chairman. A BlackRock executive highlights the new kinds of skills he’s looking for in a $2 trillion … has some in the ad world worried. A marriage with Viacom could give could give CBS an edge in streaming video. Healthcare, Retail, Transportation We just got the first look at how Amazon’s $750 million …

EDIS

The Chemist’s Closed-End Fund Report - May 2019: Watch For Bubbles | Seeking Alpha | 6/4/2019

This article was first released to CEF/ETF Income Laboratory subscribers 1 month ago, so data may be out of date. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. Previous editions of the Report can be searched using the keyword “cefrep”. A database of CEFs …

TransferWise Valued at $3.5 Billion in Latest Fundraising Round | Yahoo News | 5/22/2019

… to $3.5 billion in a fundraising round that pushes back the need for an initial public offering. Funds managed by BlackRock Inc. joined in the $292 million investment round that was led by Lead Edge … to go public, including Revolut Ltd., Germany’s N26 GmbH and Swedish payment firm Klarna Bank AB. It’s worth three times more than Funding Circle Ltd., another London-based startup that went public last year. TransferWise …

Biotech

Biotech ETFs: What Lies Ahead? | Zacks | 11/14/2017

Trades from $ 1 So far, it’s been a good year for biotech stocks with the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index soaring 19.6% year to date. This is in sharp contrast to last year’s performance when the Index … Biotechnology ( ( IBB - Free Report ) IBB, launched in February 2001 by BlackRock Investments LLC, tracks the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index. The fund mainly covers biotech stocks (81.9%) with pharma accounting for 9.3%. The top 3 holdings include

Best And Worst Q4 2017: Health Care ETFs And Mutual Funds | Seeking Alpha | 11/14/2017

… for inadequate liquidity. Sources: New Constructs, LLC and company filings The Live Oak Health Sciences Fund ( LOGSX ) and Saratoga Health & Biotechnology Fund ( SBHIX ) are excluded from Figure 2 because their total net assets are below … of the biggest names in the financial industry (see At BlackRock, Machines Are Rising Over Managers to Pick Stocks ) are now embracing technology to leverage machines in the investment research process. Technology may be the …

Home Care

10 High-Quality Dividend Growth Stocks Trading Well Above Fair Value | Seeking Alpha | 4/15/2019

… consumer packaged goods in more than 180 countries. PG has five reportable segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric Care, and Home Care, and Baby Care and Family Care. The company was incorporated in Ohio in … in Xilinx ( XLNX ) and adding shares to my position in BlackRock ( BLK ). BLK’s dividend yield is more than double the dividend yield of XLNX and BLK’s dividend is growing faster to boot. Concluding Remarks I’m …

Trian’s Peltz to face close Procter & Gamble shareholder vote | Reuters | 10/10/2017

… voting tally. Peltz has called for P&G to reorganize into three business units: beauty, grooming and healthcare; fabric and home care and baby, feminine and family care. P&G, led by chief executive David … board seat. Vanguard Group Inc, State Street Global Advisors and BlackRock Inc are P&G’s top three shareholders. Individual stock owners, such as retirees and amateur stock pickers, collectively hold about 40 percent of the …

Clinical Diagnostics

Wall Street Breakfast: Worries Over Tax Reform Delays | Seeking Alpha | 11/10/2017

… fellow nations press on with their OPEC-backed supply cuts. The two largest junk bond ETFs , State Street’s JNK and BlackRock’s HYG , are at their lowest levels in seven months as declines and fresh outflows … Carlyle Group is exploring a sale or IPO of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics that could be valued at more than $7B, including debt, Reuters reports. A divestment of the U.S. diagnostics company, which Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG …

U.S. stock index futures are heading lower, while the dollar | Seeking Alpha | 11/10/2017

… fellow nations press on with their OPEC-backed supply cuts. The two largest junk bond ETFs , State Street’s JNK and BlackRock’s HYG , are at their lowest levels in seven months as declines and fresh outflows … Carlyle Group is exploring a sale or IPO of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics that could be valued at more than $7B, including debt, Reuters reports. A divestment of the U.S. diagnostics company, which Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG …

EMR

The Best Dividend Stocks To Buy In This Volatile Market | Seeking Alpha | 5/29/2019

… UNH ) 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 0.1% to 1.7% 12.0% 14% CVS Health ( CVS ) 3.8% 2.1% 2.7% 0.6% to 3.3% 4.6% 14% BlackRock ( BLK ) 3.0% 2.5% 2.5% 1.2% to 3.5% 11.3% 14% Energy Transfer LP (uses K1 … 1.3% 1.5% 2.0% 0.9% to 2.2% 8.5% 13% Emerson Electric ( EMR ) 3.1% 3.2% 3.5% 1.9% to 5% 9.0% 13% Chevron ( CVX ) 4.0% 3.9% 4.6% 2.3% to 5.7% 7.0% 13% Home Depot ( HD ) 2.8% 2.1% 2.3 …

5 Safe And Cheap Dividend Stocks To Invest (May 2019) | Seeking Alpha | 5/25/2019

… 23.8 3.14 11.72 22.91 36.85 -37.83% The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation BK 44.1 2.43 12.83 46.08 57.72 -20.17% BlackRock, Inc. BLK 68.2 2.99 11.18 441.56 551.86 -19.99% Bristol-Myers Squibb Company BMY 76.6 … EIX 19.5 4.09 12.58 59.96 70.54 -15.00% Emerson Electric Co. EMR 39.8 3.02 1.94 64.82 78.52 -17.45% Energy Transfer LP ET 38.8 8.24 9.85 14.8 18.97 -21.98% Ford Motor Company F 40.9 5.83 2.84 10.29 …

UnitedHealth

Quarterly Review Of DivGro: Q2 2019 | Seeking Alpha | 7/22/2019

… of $27.00 Amgen ( AMGN ) — income of $72.50 Air Products and Chemicals ( APD ) — income of $18.56 Boeing ( BA ) — income of $41.10 Blackrock ( BLK ) — income of $115.50 Chubb ( CB ) — income of $36.50 Comcast ( CMCSA ) — income of $42.00 … TRV ) — income of $82.00 Texas Instruments ( TXN ) — income of $57.75 Unitedhealth ( UNH ) — income of $43.20 Union Pacific ( UNP ) — income of $35.20 United Parcel Service ( UPS ) — income of $48.00 Visa ( V ) — income of $4.25 Valero Energy …

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JP Morgan, UnitedHealth, Lockheed Martin and BHP Billiton | 7/16/2019

… and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: JP Morgan ( JPM - Free Report ) , UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) , Lockheed Martin ( LMT - Free Report ) and BHP Billiton ( BHP - Free … Wells Fargo , Bank of America , Morgan Stanley , eBay , Netflix , Microsoft , BlackRock , United and Amex . Fifty-seven S&P 500 firms in total should release Q2 earnings. Do not expect a robust U.S. earnings season. Consensus …

UnitedHealth Group

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JP Morgan, UnitedHealth, Lockheed Martin and BHP Billiton | 7/16/2019

… and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: JP Morgan ( JPM - Free Report ) , UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) , Lockheed Martin ( LMT - Free Report ) and BHP Billiton ( BHP - Free … Wells Fargo , Bank of America , Morgan Stanley , eBay , Netflix , Microsoft , BlackRock , United and Amex . Fifty-seven S&P 500 firms in total should release Q2 earnings. Do not expect a robust U.S. earnings season. Consensus …

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JP Morgan, UnitedHealth, Lockheed Martin and BHP Billiton - Nasdaq.com | 7/16/2019

UnitedHealth Group UNH , Lockheed Martin LMT and BHP Billiton BHP . Here are highlights from Monday’s Analyst Blog: New Earnings Season Opens: Global Week Ahead The dominant trader focus inside the Global Week Ahead will surely be the Q2 earnings season – with the usual early focus upon Financials. Key names are Citigroup , JP Morgan , Goldman Sachs , Wells Fargo , Bank of America , Morgan Stanley , eBay , Netflix , Microsoft , BlackRock , United and Amex . Fifty …

CVS Health

Stocks Handcuffed to Bonds: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Wednesday 8/14/19) - TheStreet | 8/15/2019

CVS Health ( CVS - Get Report ) and Coca-Cola ( KO - Get Report ) as two stocks with good stable dividend yields. He was also bullish when asked about Blackrock ( BLK - Get Report ) . Executive Decision: Village Farms International For his “Executive Decision” segment, Cramer spoke with Michael Degiglio, CEO of Village Farms Int’l ( VFF - Get Report ) , the Canadian cannabis grower that just posted earnings that included 27% sales growth. Degiglio said that Village …

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Buys CVS Health Corp, BB&T Corp, BlackRock Inc, Sells … | 8/10/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. ( Current Portfolio ) buys CVS Health Corp, BB&T Corp, BlackRock Inc, Corning Inc, The Home Depot Inc, sells iShares MBS ETF, Abbott Laboratories, The Ultimate Software Group Inc, DuPont de Nemours Inc, International Paper Co Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. As of 2019Q2, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. owns 1556 stocks with a total value of $4.3 billion. AMED , CTVA , RIO , PLT …

McKesson

RiverGlades Family Offices LLC Invests $331,000 in McKesson Co. (MCK) | 6/5/2019

RiverGlades Family Offices LLC Invests $331,000 in McKesson Co. (MCK) Posted by Ryan Black on Jun 5th, 2019 Tweet RiverGlades Family Offices LLC acquired a new stake in McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) in the first … also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in McKesson by 2.3% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 15,773,706 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,742,522,000

McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) Stake Raised by Raymond James & Associates | 6/3/2019

McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) Stake Raised by Raymond James & Associates Posted by Ryan Black on Jun 3rd, 2019 Tweet Raymond James & Associates lifted its position in McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) by 18.2% in the 1st … funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in McKesson by 2.3% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 15,773,706 shares of the company’s stock valued at

CVS

Stocks Handcuffed to Bonds: Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ Recap (Wednesday 8/14/19) - TheStreet | 8/15/2019

CVS Health ( CVS - Get Report ) and Coca-Cola ( KO - Get Report ) as two stocks with good stable dividend yields. He was also bullish when asked about Blackrock ( BLK - Get Report ) . Executive Decision: Village Farms International For his “Executive Decision” segment, Cramer spoke with Michael Degiglio, CEO of Village Farms Int’l ( VFF - Get Report ) , the Canadian cannabis grower that just posted earnings that included 27% sales growth. Degiglio said that Village …

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Buys CVS Health Corp, BB&T Corp, BlackRock Inc, Sells … | 8/10/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. ( Current Portfolio ) buys CVS Health Corp, BB&T Corp, BlackRock Inc, Corning Inc, The Home Depot Inc, sells iShares MBS ETF, Abbott Laboratories, The Ultimate Software Group Inc, DuPont de Nemours Inc, International Paper Co Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. As of 2019Q2, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. owns 1556 stocks with a total value of $4.3 billion. AMED , CTVA , RIO , PLT …

Merck

Quarterly Review Of DivGro: Q2 2019 | Seeking Alpha | 7/22/2019

… of $27.00 Amgen ( AMGN ) — income of $72.50 Air Products and Chemicals ( APD ) — income of $18.56 Boeing ( BA ) — income of $41.10 Blackrock ( BLK ) — income of $115.50 Chubb ( CB ) — income of $36.50 Comcast ( CMCSA ) — income of $42.00 … 3M ( MMM ) — income of $86.40 Altria ( MO ) — income of $160.00 Merck ( MRK ) — income of $16.50 Microsoft ( MSFT ) — income of $46.00 NextEra Energy ( NEE ) — income of $31.25 NIE-name ( NIE ) — income of $380.00 National Retail Properties …

Q2 Portfolio Review | Seeking Alpha | 7/10/2019

… of A, is back in the portfolio after an extended absence with two purchases in May at $39.97 and $38.11. Merck ( MRK ), with an S&P credit rating of AA, is also back in the … comprise 12.08% of the portfolio’s value and 12.14% of income: BlackRock ( BLK ), Royal Bank of Canada ( RY ), Toronto-Dominion Bank ( TD ), Bank of Nova Scotia ( BNS ) and Arch Capital Pfd. Health Care is 12.04% of …

Thermo Fisher

Alpha Windward LLC Has $387,000 Stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) | 8/27/2019

Alpha Windward LLC Has $387,000 Stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) Posted by Elija Maina on Aug 27th, 2019 Alpha Windward LLC lowered its position in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) by … also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Thermo Fisher Scientific by 4.1% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 27,251,678 shares of the medical research

California State Teachers Retirement System Cuts Stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) | 6/5/2019

California State Teachers Retirement System Cuts Stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Posted by Trent Williams on Jun 5th, 2019 California State Teachers Retirement System decreased its position in shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific … 7,144,489,000 after purchasing an additional 347,836 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific by 3.7% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 26,177,278 shares of the medical research

Medtronic

Quarterly Review Of DivGro: Q2 2019 | Seeking Alpha | 7/22/2019

… of $27.00 Amgen ( AMGN ) — income of $72.50 Air Products and Chemicals ( APD ) — income of $18.56 Boeing ( BA ) — income of $41.10 Blackrock ( BLK ) — income of $115.50 Chubb ( CB ) — income of $36.50 Comcast ( CMCSA ) — income of $42.00 … Lowe’s ( LOW ) — income of $48.00 McDonald’s ( MCD ) — income of $31.32 Medtronic ( MDT ) — income of $25.00 3M ( MMM ) — income of $86.40 Altria ( MO ) — income of $160.00 Merck ( MRK ) — income of $16.50 Microsoft ( MSFT ) — income of $46.00 …

Monthly Review Of DivGro: June 2019 | Seeking Alpha | 7/10/2019

… Midland ( ADM ) — income of $70.00 Aflac ( AFL ) — income of $27.00 Amgen ( AMGN ) — income of $72.50 Boeing ( BA ) — income of $41.10 BlackRock ( BLK ) — income of $115.50 Cummins ( CMI ) — income of $57.00 Chevron ( CVX ) — income of $28.56 … stocks announced dividend increases: JPMorgan Chase ( JPM ) — increase of 12.50% Medtronic ( MDT ) — increase of 8.00% Realty Income (O) — increase of 0.22% UnitedHealth ( UNH ) — increase of 20.00% W.P. Carey ( WPC ) — increase of 0.19% These adjustments will …

Gilead Sciences

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Pfizer, Mylan, BlackRock, Blackstone, Domino’s & more | CNBC | 7/29/2019

… of a 56 cent loss. The maker of the Cologuard colon cancer test also reported revenue that exceeded Street forecasts. BlackRock — The asset management firm is in talks to buy cybersecurity company Cofense , according to … investors with an opportunity for growth at a reasonable valuation. Gilead Sciences — RBC Capital upgraded the drug maker’s shares to “top pick” from “outperform,” pointing to new leadership at the company and that a number …

Quarterly Review Of DivGro: Q2 2019 | Seeking Alpha | 7/22/2019

… of $27.00 Amgen ( AMGN ) — income of $72.50 Air Products and Chemicals ( APD ) — income of $18.56 Boeing ( BA ) — income of $41.10 Blackrock ( BLK ) — income of $115.50 Chubb ( CB ) — income of $36.50 Comcast ( CMCSA ) — income of $42.00 … FRT ) — income of $40.80 General Dynamics ( GD ) — income of $51.00 Gilead Sciences ( GILD ) — income of $126.00 Home Depot ( HD ) — income of $81.60 Honeywell International ( HON ) — income of $49.20 Hormel Foods ( HRL ) — income of $21.00 International …

Novartis

LIVE MARKETS-Volatility’s back, but it’s normal | Yahoo News | 8/15/2019

… WITH THE NEXT DOWNTURN (1335 GMT) Ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, next week, Blackrock Investment Institute’s research team has looked at the future of monetary and fiscal policy … as Q2 sales dip Carlsberg half-yearly sales rise 6.5% Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated Osram and AMS say takeover talks are constructive Dutch insurer NN Group second-quarter operating …

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more | CNBC | 8/12/2019

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more Published Mon, Aug 12 2019 7:44 AM EDT Morning Report Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: BlackRockBlackRock bought a majority … is not known how long the plant will be closed. Novartis – The Swiss drugmaker is expecting faster approvals in China for its new drugs and plans to submit 50 new drug applications in China by

Goldman Sachs

Bond Raises $10 Million Seed Round to Accelerate the Pace of Financial Innovation | PR Newswire | 8/27/2019

BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, SAP, SoFi, and Twilio, with expertise in developer platforms, fintech, artificial intelligence and data science. Ng is a seasoned software executive who was previously Twilio’s COO, and more recently President and COO of Mapbox. He also spent his early career in banking at Goldman Sachs. Bradley was previously a founding member and VP of Machine Learning at Synapse, EIR at the Founder Institute and holds a Ph.D …

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

… www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/larry-fink-ceo-letter” target=”_blank” class=”color-link” Larry Fink BlackRock letter /a . /p p Nearly 200 corporate leaders — from companies as diverse as Apple, AFLAC, American Airlines, Accenture, American Express, Amazon, Walmart, Walgreen, Johnson and Johnson, John Deere,Goldman Sachs, Home Depot, IPG, GM, Hearst, General Dynamics, Fedex, Fox, Deloitte, Dell, Coke, CVS, Chevron, Citigroup, Cisco, Cigna, Carlyle Group, Best Buy, AT&T …

Morgan Stanley

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

… Business Roundtable Announcement this week, let me unpack why this is a big a moment as the a href=”https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/larry-fink-ceo-letter” target=”_blank” class=”color-link” Larry Fink … amp;G, SAP, Qualcomm, Phizer, PWC, Salesforce, PepsisCo, Oracle, Metlife, Morgan Stanley, Mastercard, Macys, Mass Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, Marriott, KPMG, Visa, Xerox, 3M and many more — declared that companies shouldn’t make shareholders their sole …

Barra, Hackett, Fitterling join CEO group saying shareholder value isn’t ultimate yardstick | Crain’s Detroit Business | 8/19/2019

BlackRock Inc.’s Laurence Fink, Bank of New York Mellon Corp.’s Charlie Scharf and the CEOs of several Wall Street banks, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and Moelis & Co. It also includes Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person. Other Michigan signatories include BorgWarner Inc. President and CEO Frederic Lissalde, ITC Holdings President and CEO Linda Apsey, Steelcase Inc. President and CEO James Keane, Stryker …

Citigroup

The Power Of Purpose: Milton Friedman Is Rolling In His Grave | Forbes | 8/23/2019

… www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/larry-fink-ceo-letter” target=”_blank” class=”color-link” Larry Fink BlackRock letter /a . /p p Nearly 200 corporate leaders — from companies as diverse as Apple, AFLAC, American Airlines, Accenture, American Express, Amazon, Walmart, Walgreen, Johnson and Johnson, John Deere,Goldman Sachs, Home Depot, IPG, GM, Hearst, General Dynamics, Fedex, Fox, Deloitte, Dell, Coke, CVS, Chevron, Citigroup, Cisco, Cigna, Carlyle Group, Best Buy, AT&T …

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JP Morgan, UnitedHealth, Lockheed Martin and BHP Billiton | 7/16/2019

Citigroup , JP Morgan , Goldman Sachs , Wells Fargo , Bank of America , Morgan Stanley , eBay , Netflix , Microsoft , BlackRock , United and Amex . Fifty-seven S&P 500 firms in total should release Q2 earnings. Do not expect a robust U.S. earnings season. Consensus pegs a -2.0% y/y drop. Any relative individual share performance always lies in terms of what is priced into shares via advance earnings guidance. Covering analysts often undercut company …

T. Rowe Price

T. Rowe Price Group Inc (TROW) Stake Lessened by BlackRock Inc. | 5/29/2019

T. Rowe Price Group Inc (TROW) Stake Lessened by BlackRock Inc. Posted by Joseph Griffin on May 29th, 2019 Tweet BlackRock Inc. decreased its position in T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) by 0.6% during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 17,176,582 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 98,662 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned about 0.07% of T. Rowe Price Group worth …

5 Safe And Cheap Dividend Stocks To Invest (May 2019) | Seeking Alpha | 5/25/2019

… 23.8 3.14 11.72 22.91 36.85 -37.83% The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation BK 44.1 2.43 12.83 46.08 57.72 -20.17% BlackRock, Inc. BLK 68.2 2.99 11.18 441.56 551.86 -19.99% Bristol-Myers Squibb Company BMY 76.6 … 20.58% Tiffany & Co. TIF 11.7 2.29 10.13 96.02 139.5 -31.17% T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. TROW 24.7 2.91 10.86 104.38 126.24 -17.32% UBS Group AG UBS 46.1 5.77 23.46 11.96 16.65 -28.17% United Parcel Service …

Blackstone Group

Eaton Vance (EV) Jumps 7.6% on Q2 Earnings & Revenue Beat - Nasdaq.com | 5/22/2019

… Corporation Quote: Currently, Eaton Vance carries a Zacks Rank 3 (Hold). (Strong Buy) stocks here . Performance of Other Investment Managers BlackRock, Inc.’s BLK first-quarter 2019 adjusted earnings of $6.61 per share surpassed the … year. See their latest picks Eaton Vance Corporation (EV): The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX): To …

Blackstone launches impact investing platform - The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) | Seeking Alpha | 5/6/2019

Blackstone’s (NYSE: BX ) new platform will seek to deliver financial impact while addressing four specific investment themes – health and well being, financial access, sustainable communities and green technologies. The platform will be part of the firm’s Strategic Partners group. Tanya Barnes, formerly managing director in Goldman Sachs’s Merchant Banking division, joins Blackstone as managing director to lead the initiative. It aims to leverage Strategic Partners’ scale and expertise across private …

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Announces Lineup of 500+ Commission-Free ETFs, Continuing Commitment to Provide Even Greater Value to Clients | Business Wire | 6/3/2019

… Free ETFs, Continuing Commitment to Provide Even Greater Value to Clients 1 hr ago BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 3, 2019– Fidelity Investments ®, one of the largest and most diversified financial services providers with $7.6 trillion … may add or waive commissions on ETFs without prior notice. BlackRock and iShares are registered trademarks of BlackRock Inc., and its affiliates. Fidelity now offers the Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund (FZROX), Fidelity ZERO …

Morningstar Launches Model Marketplace Integrated with Morningstar Office℠ Cloud | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/6/2019

… Blackrock; Fidelity Investments ® ; Franklin Templeton ; Invesco; J.P. Morgan Asset Management; Northern Trust Asset Management; OppenheimerFunds; PIMCO; Redwood Investment Management; Russell Investments; VanEck; and Vanguard. “Developing and managing modeling strategies can be complicated and time-consuming,” said Dermot O’Mahony , head of software products at Morningstar. “Like an ‘app store of investment models,’ Model Marketplace allows advisors to research, screen, and gather in-depth insight on models from different firms to determine …

JP Morgan

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JP Morgan, UnitedHealth, Lockheed Martin and BHP Billiton | 7/16/2019

… analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: JP Morgan ( JPM - Free Report ) , UnitedHealth Group ( UNH - Free Report ) , Lockheed Martin ( LMT - Free Report … Wells Fargo , Bank of America , Morgan Stanley , eBay , Netflix , Microsoft , BlackRock , United and Amex . Fifty-seven S&P 500 firms in total should release Q2 earnings. Do not expect a robust U.S. earnings season. Consensus …

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JP Morgan, UnitedHealth, Lockheed Martin and BHP Billiton - Nasdaq.com | 7/16/2019

JP Morgan JPM , UnitedHealth Group UNH , Lockheed Martin LMT and BHP Billiton BHP . Here are highlights from Monday’s Analyst Blog: New Earnings Season Opens: Global Week Ahead The dominant trader focus inside the Global Week Ahead will surely be the Q2 earnings season – with the usual early focus upon Financials. Key names are Citigroup , JP Morgan , Goldman Sachs , Wells Fargo , Bank of America , Morgan Stanley , eBay , Netflix , Microsoft , BlackRock , United …

Legg Mason

Fidelity Announces Lineup of 500+ Commission-Free ETFs, Continuing Commitment to Provide Even Greater Value to Clients | Business Wire | 6/3/2019

… American Century ®, First Trust, Franklin Templeton, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Invesco, Janus Henderson, John Hancock Investments, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Legg Mason Global Asset Management, PIMCO and State Street Global Advisors SPDR ETFs. ETFs in … may add or waive commissions on ETFs without prior notice. BlackRock and iShares are registered trademarks of BlackRock Inc., and its affiliates. Fidelity now offers the Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund (FZROX), Fidelity ZERO …

Legg Mason cuts ~12% of staff as Peltz joins board - Bloomberg - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) | Seeking Alpha | 5/24/2019

Legg Mason (NYSE: LM ) is cutting 120 jobs and streamlining its executive committee as activist investor Nelson Peltz joins the asset manager’s board, Bloomberg reports, citing a memo to its staff. Some 9.7% of the staff cuts will be in the U.S., with the rest coming from offices in Europe and Asia. Other asset managers, including BlackRock, State Street, and AQR Capital Management, have also been cutting jobs recently as …

Merrill Lynch

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Pfizer, Mylan, BlackRock, Blackstone, Domino’s & more | CNBC | 7/29/2019

… of a 56 cent loss. The maker of the Cologuard colon cancer test also reported revenue that exceeded Street forecasts. BlackRock — The asset management firm is in talks to buy cybersecurity company Cofense , according to … was upgraded to “buy” from “neutral” at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, noting a continually improving macro environment and that the shares provide investors with an opportunity for growth at a reasonable valuation. Gilead Sciences …

McCormick Sees Policy Limits in Next Crisis: Bloomberg Invest | Yahoo News | 6/4/2019

… past year across the U.S., recruiting from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., UBS Group AG and Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch business. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Fleming was president of Merrill Lynch. A 10 … Challenges (Earlier) Mark Wiseman, global head of active equities at BlackRock Inc., said the firm has faced challenges in trying to raise a fund to take long-term stakes in companies. The Long-Term Private …

RBC Capital Markets

‘Tired’-looking stock market is a reason for caution, says chart watcher - MarketWatch | 4/19/2019

… stock-market bulls need a timeout? Or even a nap? In a Thursday note, George Davis, chief technical strategist at RBC Capital Markets, argued that the rally that’s seen the S&P 500 SPX, -0.10 … glut of uninvested cash, Larry Fink, the chief executive of BlackRock Inc. BLK, -0.53% the world’s largest asset manager, warned earlier this week that a “melt-up” was a more likely near-term scenario than …

HCA

UBS Group Raises BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) Price Target to $525.00 | 7/15/2019

UBS Group Raises BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) Price Target to $525.00 Posted by Cindy Kellogue on Jul 15th, 2019 BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) had its target price hoisted by UBS Group from $515.00 to $525.00 in a … on BLK. Barclays set a $24.00 price target on Tenet Healthcare and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, April 17th. Citigroup upped their price target on T. Rowe Price Group

Morgan Stanley Increases BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) Price Target to $550.00 | 7/13/2019

Morgan Stanley Increases BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) Price Target to $550.00 Posted by Jared Coughlin on Jul 13th, 2019 BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) had its target price increased by Morgan Stanley from $545.00 to $550.00 in a … July 8th. Barclays set a $24.00 target price on Tenet Healthcare and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 17th. Citigroup lifted their target price on T. Rowe Price

LHC Group

Fmr LLC Has $127.61 Million Stake in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) - Mayfield Recorder | 7/11/2019

Fmr LLC Has $127.61 Million Stake in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) Posted by Frank Smitson on Jul 11th, 2019 FMR LLC grew its stake in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) by 2.4% in the … LHC Group in the 1st quarter worth approximately $14,838,000. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of LHC Group by 2.7% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,566,337 shares of the health

Redmile Group LLC Cuts Stock Position in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) | 7/2/2019

Redmile Group LLC Cuts Stock Position in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) Posted by Charles Blunt on Jul 2nd, 2019 Redmile Group LLC reduced its position in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) by 48.4% in … also recently added to or reduced their stakes in LHCG. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of LHC Group by 2.6% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,686,353 shares of the health

AHN

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more | CNBC | 8/12/2019

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more Published Mon, Aug 12 2019 7:44 AM EDT Morning Report Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: BlackRockBlackRock bought a majority … company announced a voting and standstill agreement with investor Carl Icahn, who disclosed an 18% stake in Cloudera earlier this month. Two Icahn employees have been appointed to the board of directors, with Icahn agreeing

TransferWise Valued at $3.5 Billion in Latest Fundraising Round | Yahoo News | 5/22/2019

… to $3.5 billion in a fundraising round that pushes back the need for an initial public offering. Funds managed by BlackRock Inc. joined in the $292 million investment round that was led by Lead Edge … fifth paragraph.) To contact the reporter on this story: Jeremy Kahn in London at [email protected] To contact the editors responsible for this story: Giles Turner at [email protected], James Hertling For more articles like …

Genesis Healthcare

Fast-Aging Global Population a Boon for These 5 Stocks | Zacks | 6/26/2019

… that the number of persons aged 80 or over is projected to triple by 2050, from 137 million in 2017. BlackRock noted that “by 2050 a third of the population of 55 countries will be … industry (top 1%) and top-ranked Zacks sector (top 19%). Genesis Healthcare Inc. ( GEN - Free Report ) Zacks Rank 1 company provides long-term care, assisted/senior living and rehabilitation therapy. The stock hails from a …

HCA Healthcare

BlackRock Inc. Trims Stake in HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA) | 6/4/2019

BlackRock Inc. Trims Stake in HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA) Posted by Rex Hubbard on Jun 4th, 2019 Tweet BlackRock Inc. reduced its position in shares of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) by 1.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 20,131,175 shares of the company’s stock after selling 208,017 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc …

HCA Healthcare Inc (HCA) Shares Sold by BlackRock Inc. | 5/28/2019

BlackRock Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of HCA Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) by 1.0% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 20,131,175 shares of the company’s stock after selling 208,017 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 5.88% of HCA Healthcare worth $2,624,703,000 at the end of the most recent …

Novant Health

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity And Inclusion Strategies | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

… Heart Association, Apollo Global Management, Assurant, AT&T, Avery Dennison , Bank of America, Barilla, BDO USA , Becton Dickinson , Bentley University, BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA … Basketball Association, Navigant Consulting, New York Life , , NiSource, Northwestern Mutual, Novant Health, Oaktree Capital Management, OhioHealth, Omnicom Group, Paul Hastings , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, PayPal, Peloton Interactive, Penn State Health and Penn State College …

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

… Heart Association, Apollo Global Management, Assurant, AT&T, Avery Dennison , Bank of America, Barilla, BDO USA , Becton Dickinson , Bentley University, BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA … Basketball Association, Navigant Consulting, New York Life , , NiSource, Northwestern Mutual, Novant Health, Oaktree Capital Management, OhioHealth, Omnicom Group, Paul Hastings , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, PayPal, Peloton Interactive, Penn State Health and Penn State College …

Cleveland Clinic

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity And Inclusion Strategies | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation, Dana Incorporated, Danaher, DanoneWave, Delta Air Lines, Denny’s, Dentons US, DTCC, DTE Energy, Ecolab, Edelman, Edward Jones , Eli Lilly, Erie Insurance …

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation, Dana Incorporated, Danaher, DanoneWave, Delta Air Lines, Denny’s, Dentons US, DTCC, DTE Energy, Ecolab, Edelman, Edward Jones , Eli Lilly, Erie Insurance …

Cigna

AGF Investments Inc. Has $20.26 Million Stock Holdings in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) | 6/24/2019

AGF Investments Inc. Has $20.26 Million Stock Holdings in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) Posted by Frank Smitson on Jun 23rd, 2019 AGF Investments Inc. boosted its position in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) by 125.0% in … 167,000 after buying an additional 31,678,514 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Cigna by 59.4% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 26,892,201 shares of the health services provider’s stock

Fmr LLC Purchases 2,171,463 Shares of Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) | 6/24/2019

Fmr LLC Purchases 2,171,463 Shares of Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) Posted by Frank Smitson on Jun 24th, 2019 Fmr LLC boosted its stake in shares of Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) by 21.6% in the 1st … after purchasing an additional 31,678,514 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Cigna by 59.4% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 26,892,201 shares of the health services provider’s stock

Humana

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more | CNBC | 8/12/2019

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: BlackRock, Cloudera, Tyson Foods & more Published Mon, Aug 12 2019 7:44 AM EDT Morning Report Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: BlackRockBlackRock bought a majority … is been overhauling in the process of overhauling its operations. Humana – Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded the health insurer to “overweight” from “neutral,” noting strong second quarter results, growth in Humana’s Medicare Advantage business, and effective cost

Cerebellum GP LLC Has $50,000 Position in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) | 7/14/2019

Cerebellum GP LLC decreased its position in shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 64.7% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The … recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Humana by 1.6% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 12,190,049 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth

Anthem

Wall Street edges higher on generally upbeat earnings | Yahoo News | 4/17/2019

… its record as positive first-quarter corporate results gave investors a shot of confidence. Bank of America Corp, Johnson & Johnson, BlackRock Inc, UnitedHealth Group Inc and others posted quarterly results that surpassed analyst expectations. “From … The stock was the biggest drag on the Dow. Rivals Anthem Inc and Cigna Corp were also down, dropping 7.2% and 7.7%, respectively. The S&P 500 Healthcare Index was down 1.7% BlackRock, the world’s …

US STOCKS-Wall St edges higher on generally upbeat earnings | Yahoo News | 4/17/2019

… its record as positive first-quarter corporate results gave investors a shot of confidence. Bank of America Corp, Johnson & Johnson, BlackRock Inc, UnitedHealth Group Inc and others posted quarterly results that surpassed analyst expectations. “From … The stock was the biggest drag on the Dow. Rivals Anthem Inc and Cigna Corp were also down, dropping 7.2% and 7.7%, respectively. The S&P 500 Healthcare Index was down 1.7% BlackRock, the world’s …

Aetna

Wall Street Brunch | Seeking Alpha | 7/14/2019

… SunTrust (NYSE: STI ) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS ) on July 18; American Express (NYSE: AXP ), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU ), BlackRock (NYSE: BLK ) and State Street (NYSE: STT ) on July 19. See Seeking Alpha’s Earnings … 16. A court hearing on the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS )-Aetna (NYSE: AET ) merger is scheduled for July 17. U.S. District Richard Leon is expected to rule on the deal shortly after hearing the oral …

Stocks To Watch: Prime Day And FAANGs Out In DC - Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) | Seeking Alpha | 7/13/2019

… SunTrust (NYSE: STI ) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS ) on July 18; American Express (NYSE: AXP ), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU ), BlackRock (NYSE: BLK ) and State Street (NYSE: STT ) on July 19. See Seeking Alpha’s Earnings … 16. A court hearing on the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS )-Aetna (NYSE: AET ) merger is scheduled for July 17. U.S. District Richard Leon is expected to rule on the deal shortly after hearing the oral …

UnitedHealthcare

Corporate America Meets Broadway: Masie Productions’ Storytelling Leadership Experience Wednesday, June 26 | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/19/2019

BlackRock Bloomberg Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Edward Jones FM Global InterSystems MetLife Morgan Stanley National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Strategic Financial Solutions The Hartford UnitedHealthcare And their reactions included: The Storytelling & Broadway Experience is unique and informative and truly illustrates how storytelling connects our worlds, and theater connects our hearts. Crystal Harper , Morgan Stanley Learning from professional artists how stories are created and performed for the …

Q1 Earnings Spigot Opens: JNJ, BAC, UNH & More - Nasdaq.com | 4/16/2019

BlackRock BLK also posted better-than-expected earnings numbers: $6.61 per share versus $6.20 expected, with revenues of $3.35 billion that technically missed estimates by 0.19%; we’ll call revenues flat with the Zacks consensus. Three of the last four quarters registered earnings beats for BlackRock, and shares, which had been up 15% year to date, are up another 1.3% in early trading. For more on BLK’s earnings, click here. UnitedHealthcare

Molina Healthcare

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) Holdings Trimmed by BlackRock Inc. | 6/3/2019

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) Holdings Trimmed by BlackRock Inc. Posted by Lisa Pomrenke on Jun 3rd, 2019 BlackRock Inc. lessened its holdings in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) by 10.2% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,730,443 shares of the company’s stock after selling 650,427 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned 0.09% of …

BlackRock Inc. Has $813.49 Million Position in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) | 6/3/2019

BlackRock Inc. cut its stake in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) by 10.2% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,730,443 shares of the company’s stock after selling 650,427 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about 9.15% of Molina Healthcare worth $813,494,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other …

Wellcare Health Plans

BlackRock Inc. Has $992.36 Million Stake in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) | 6/2/2019

BlackRock Inc. decreased its position in shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) by 11.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,678,795 shares of the company’s stock after selling 479,348 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned 7.31% of WellCare Health Plans worth $992,356,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of …

O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC Buys 3,299 Shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) - Transcript Daily | 6/1/2019

O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) by 15.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm … 1,795,681,000 after purchasing an additional 1,159,497 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in WellCare Health Plans by 3.8% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,158,143 shares of the company’s stock

Wellcare

BlackRock Inc. Has $992.36 Million Stake in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) | 6/2/2019

BlackRock Inc. decreased its position in shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) by 11.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,678,795 shares of the company’s stock after selling 479,348 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned 7.31% of WellCare Health Plans worth $992,356,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of …

O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC Buys 3,299 Shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) - Transcript Daily | 6/1/2019

O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) by 15.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm … 1,795,681,000 after purchasing an additional 1,159,497 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in WellCare Health Plans by 3.8% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,158,143 shares of the company’s stock

Centene Corp

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity And Inclusion Strategies | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation, Dana Incorporated, Danaher, DanoneWave, Delta Air Lines, Denny’s, Dentons US, DTCC, DTE Energy, Ecolab, Edelman, Edward Jones , Eli Lilly, Erie Insurance …

CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™ Convenes C-Suite Leaders To Strengthen Companies’ Diversity | PR Newswire | 1/17/2018

BlackRock, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Booz Allen Hamilton , Boston Scientific Corporation, C.H. Robinson, CA Technologies, Campbell Soup, Cardinal Health, CBS Corporation, Centene Corporation, Center for Talent Innovation, Cleveland Clinic, CNA, Con Edison, Contran Corporation, Corning Incorporated, Council on Foundations, Crowe Horwath LLP, CSAA Insurance Group, CSRA, Cubic Corporation, Dana Incorporated, Danaher, DanoneWave, Delta Air Lines, Denny’s, Dentons US, DTCC, DTE Energy, Ecolab, Edelman, Edward Jones , Eli Lilly, Erie Insurance …

Donald Trump

Meet the lobbyists who gave to Trump - POLITICO | 7/16/2019

… Sarah Cammarata and Daniel Lippman MEET THE LOBBYISTS WHO GAVE TO TRUMP: Many Republican lobbyists aren’t exactly enamored with President Donald Trump , but his reelection campaign still scored some checks from K Street during the … Lake Elsinore, CA Ernst & Young LLP (Washington Council Ernst & Young): BlackRock, Inc. Ferox Strategies: The Walt Disney Company Ferox Strategies: Waste Management, Inc. Hobart Hallaway & Quayle Ventures, LLC: Stored Value Cards, Inc. Madison Law & Policy …

Fed Should Get Out of the Economy’s Way, BlackRock’s Rieder Says | Yahoo News | 5/2/2019

Fed Should Get Out of the Economy’s Way, BlackRock’s Rieder Says More (Bloomberg) – The U.S. economy is strong and the Federal Reserve is right not to lower interest rates further, according to BlackRock Inc.’s Rick Rieder. The Fed left its key rate unchanged at its May 1 meeting, and Chairman Jerome Powell pushed back against pressure from the markets and U.S. President Donald Trump for a cut, saying there …

Jamie Dimon

Apple, JPMorgan CEOs say companies must serve more than shareholders - Business Insider | 8/19/2019

drukken Foto: REUTERS/Dylan Martinez JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. The Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of many of America’s largest companies, announced Monday in a statement that it now views the purpose of a company to be not just for shareholders, but for all stakeholders – like customers, employees, and communities. Among the 181 signatories are the CEOs of Amazon , Apple , BlackRock , IBM , JPMorgan Chase , and Walmart . This article …

Barra, Hackett, Fitterling join CEO group saying shareholder value isn’t ultimate yardstick | Crain’s Detroit Business | 8/19/2019

Jamie Dimon and dozens of other leaders at some of the world’s largest companies — including General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra, Ford Motor Co. President and CEO James Hackett, and Dow Chemical Co … a life of meaning and dignity.” The 181 signatories include BlackRock Inc.’s Laurence Fink, Bank of New York Mellon Corp.’s Charlie Scharf and the CEOs of several Wall Street banks, including Goldman Sachs

Emmanuel Macron

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Turns Up Trade Heat On Europe | Seeking Alpha | 4/9/2019

… Theresa May will argue for a Brexit delay in a meeting today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, while her ministers at home hold crisis talks with the opposition to try … ActiveShares, which has already been licensed by JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM ), BlackRock (NYSE: BLK ), Legg Mason (NYSE: LM ) and Nuveen. Wall Street’s top regulator is also considering five other nontransparent active fund strategies. Most ETFs reveal …

Dollar Little Changed as Brexit Deadline Approaches | Yahoo News | 4/8/2019

… in order to avoid triggering a hard ‘no-deal Brexit’ that would badly disrupt the Irish economy. But French President Emmanuel Macron signalled he wanted tough political conditions for an extension, in order to be … Isabelle Mateos y Lago, chief multi-asset strategist with the Blackrock Investment Institute, told Bloomberg TV. She added that she thought the Fed would stay “on pause throughout the end of the year at least …

Elon Musk

Stock market records, Amazon’s visit to Madison Avenue, and mental-health startups | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/26/2019

… wealth managers for years, told Marley Jay he’s not expecting a recession this year or next year , for example. And BlackRock CEO Larry Fink has said markets could “melt up” from here. Business Insider’s investing … Jon McNeill, Lyft’s chief operating officer, pours cold water on Elon Musk’s vision of one million self-driving Tesla robo-taxis on the streets by next year . In conversation Kenneth Lin , CEO of $4 billion …

Unicorns Aren’t That Rare Anymore, and Shareholders are Demanding More Control - TheStreet | 4/6/2019

… hasn’t inspired much confidence as a public company executive. Perhaps the most extreme example is Tesla ( TSLA - Get Report ) chief Elon Musk, hailed by fans as a visionary but considered by critics a toxic and … which was codified in a 2018 letter co-signed by Blackrock, pension plans and other long-term investors, which condemned the dual-class model as poor corporate governance. In even stronger terms, the Council of …

Michael Bloomberg

Blackrock, JP Morgan, and other firms factoring climate into decisions - Business Insider | 1/1/2018

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Special envoy to the United Nations for climate change Michael Bloomberg as he arrives for a lunch at the Elysee Palace as part of the One Planet Summit in Paris … England Governor Mark Carney, the group includes institutional investors like BlackRock and JP Morgan Chase, mutual fund managers like Vanguard , and massive pension funds like Denmark’s $40 billion PKA and California’s Public Employees Retirement System

UPDATE: Major companies are committing to meeting the Paris agreement climate goals | Morningstar | 12/13/2017

… 6.3 trillion (https://www.fsb-tcfd.org/tcfd-supporters-december-2017/) that have publicly committed to its goals, according to its head, Michael Bloomberg, the former New York mayor and entrepreneur. The TCFD was established by the … stock exchanges. The list includes Bank of America Corp.(BAC) , BlackRock Inc.(BLK) , Citigroup Inc.(C), JPMorgan Chase & Co.(JPM) , Morgan Stanley(MS)and investors including the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, among others …

Ed Martin

Apple, JPMorgan CEOs say companies must serve more than shareholders - Business Insider | 8/19/2019

… shareholders, but for all stakeholders – like customers, employees, and communities. Among the 181 signatories are the CEOs of Amazon , Apple , BlackRock , IBM , JPMorgan Chase , and Walmart . This article is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series … Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Walmart. CEOs of the defense contractors Lockheed Martin and Raytheon also signed. Business Roundtable members that didn’t sign the new document include the CEOs of Alcoa, Blackstone, GE, NextEra, Parker Hannifin …

Quarterly Review Of DivGro: Q2 2019 | Seeking Alpha | 7/22/2019

… of $27.00 Amgen ( AMGN ) — income of $72.50 Air Products and Chemicals ( APD ) — income of $18.56 Boeing ( BA ) — income of $41.10 Blackrock ( BLK ) — income of $115.50 Chubb ( CB ) — income of $36.50 Comcast ( CMCSA ) — income of $42.00 … JPM ) — income of $32.00 Coca-Cola ( KO ) — income of $80.00 Lockheed Martin ( LMT ) — income of $30.80 Lowe’s ( LOW ) — income of $48.00 McDonald’s ( MCD ) — income of $31.32 Medtronic ( MDT ) — income of $25.00 3M ( MMM ) — income of …

Nelson Peltz

Legg Mason cuts ~12% of staff as Peltz joins board - Bloomberg - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) | Seeking Alpha | 5/24/2019

Legg Mason (NYSE: LM ) is cutting 120 jobs and streamlining its executive committee as activist investor Nelson Peltz joins the asset manager’s board, Bloomberg reports, citing a memo to its staff. Some 9.7% of the staff cuts will be in the U.S., with the rest coming from offices in Europe and Asia. Other asset managers, including BlackRock, State Street, and AQR Capital Management, have also been cutting jobs recently as …

BlackRock’s Fink learns to live with activist investors | Reuters | 11/13/2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Larry Fink, whose $6 trillion BlackRock Inc seldom picks a public fight with large companies, said on Monday that activist investors often help lay the groundwork for positive change in the corporate … which often include big-name hedge fund managers such as Nelson Peltz, Carl Icahn and William Ackman, have repeatedly asked corporate management to buy back more stock and raise their dividends, something Fink said could

Richard Branson

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation | Yahoo News | 5/23/2019

… Gifford and Andreessen Horowitz expanded their holdings in the company and some of the investment came from funds managed by BlackRock Inc, the London-based company said. TransferWise, one of Europe’s most well-known fintech … and secondary funding to $689 million from investors including Sir Richard Branson, Valar Ventures and PayPal co-founder Max Levchin. ($1 = 0.7873 pounds) (Reporting by Anna Irrera; Editing by Chris Reese …

Peter Thiel

Bitcoin futures trade on Cboe for first time | Yahoo News | 12/11/2017

… them in a second, for two reasons: It is against our rules and they are stupid, and both are dangerous.” BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) CEO Larry Fink also had some harsh words for bitcoin, calling it … is the way of the future, including PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) CEO Patrick Byrne, and of course CME Group’s CEO Terry Duffy. Furthermore, in an open letter to Commodity Futures Trading …

Saudi Arabia hosts top investors as Aramco IPO, economic agenda remain variable | Yahoo News | 10/25/2017

Saudi Arabia is hosting a financial summit this week, aimed at attracting investments as part of a broader effort to diversify its economy by reducing its reliance on oil revenue. A bevy of high-profile investors and corporate bigwigs traveled to the country for what is being called “Davos in the desert.” Among them are venture capitalist Peter Thiel, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and SoftBank …

Jeff Bezos

Top CEOS from Macy’s, Target and Walmart Send a Striking Message to Their Shareholders | Yahoo News | 8/20/2019

BlackRock as well as CEOs at major retail chains including Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Macy’s chairman Jeff Gennette, Target chairman Brian Cornell and Walmart president Doug McMillon. The move marks a significant shift for the association, which has long promoted the philosophy that decision-making should be based on profit yields for shareholders — a belief that can impact company spending, worker compensation and sustainability practices. “Americans deserve an economy that …

Barra, Hackett, Fitterling join CEO group saying shareholder value isn’t ultimate yardstick | Crain’s Detroit Business | 8/19/2019

BlackRock Inc.’s Laurence Fink, Bank of New York Mellon Corp.’s Charlie Scharf and the CEOs of several Wall Street banks, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley and Moelis & Co. It also includes Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person. Other Michigan signatories include BorgWarner Inc. President and CEO Frederic Lissalde, ITC Holdings President and CEO Linda Apsey, Steelcase Inc. President and CEO James Keane, Stryker …