Market Movers and Canadian Stocks

  • Transaction in Own Shares Business Wire - 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Centrica plc 23 April 2014 Share Repurchase Programme Centrica plc announces that on 22 April 2014, it purchased (through UBS Limited) 1,000,000 (one million) Centrica plc ordinary ...

  • Shares in railway and property company Seibu Holdings Inc opened in line with its deeply discounted IPO price on its relisting in Tokyo, reflecting growing caution over the strength of Japan's economic recovery. Seibu opened at 1,600 yen on Wednesday after being delisted 10 years ago due to a scandal involving falsified …

  • Shares in railway and property company Seibu Holdings opened at 1,600 yen in its first day of relisting in Tokyo on Wednesday, in line with its IPO price, which was set at a deep discount to earlier estimates ...

  • OAK BROOK, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --   Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE:  RPAI or the " Company ") today announced that its Board of Directors declared the second quarter dividend ...

  • SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Five9, Inc. announced today the underwriters of its initial public offering have exercised in full their option to purchase 1,500,000 shares of common stock from Five9 at a purchase ...

  • Bar Harbor Bankshares the parent company of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a three-for-two split of its common stock payable in the form of a large stock dividend.

  • This week, Kevin Matras talks about stocks making new highs and why you shouldn't be afraid to buy them. Highlighted stocks include MGA, IM, PLXS, EXH and RAD.

  • This is the second missive of a two-part series on cannabis stocks in 2014.   Click here to read part one.   Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP ): Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP ) has gained about 320 percent this year. This ...

  • Einhorn: Bubble brewing, shorting momentum stocks

    In a letter to investors David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital said he's witnessing a tech bubble and has bet against a number of momentum stocks.

  • Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Rock-Tenn Co. (RKT), Sonoco Products Co. (SON), Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. (SCHN) and Polymet Mining Corp. (NYSE MKT: PLM). The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.47 million shares,which is below its three months average volume of 0.69 million shares. …

  • Stocks Higher After Data, Earnings Morningstar - 15 hours ago

    Stocks were up at midday, with data and earnings reports the focus of the day. Comcast's (CMCSA)(CMCSK) run of solid performance extended into the first quarter, as the firm again increased its television customer base and strong broadcast ratings, coupled with the Sochi Olympics, drove growth at NBC Universal. Revenue …

  • On Tuesday, CRT Capital downgraded shares of Zillow (NASDAQ: Z ) from Buy to Fairly Valued and maintained a $96 price target. Analyst Neil Doshi feels the stock has run to a level which makes the risk-reward ...

  • In a new research report, UBS analysts say that now is the time for investors to start scaling in to select high-growth software names. Here are some of the top names to buy now according to UBS.

  • Strong gains from heavyweight pharmaceutical groups gave UK markets a boost on Tuesday morning, as investors returned to their desks in a positive mood following the four-day Bank Holiday weekend.

  • NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed Capital Acquisition Corporation II (the "Company") (CCAQU), a blank check company that was formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an operating business, announced today that it has closed the sale of 1,000,000 units subject to an over-allotment option granted …

  • A Look At 2014's Leading Cannabis Stocks Benzinga - Mon, 21 Apr, 2014 3:52 PM EDT

    Even though cannabis-sector stocks have dropped more than 50 percent since the March peak, the Benzinga 420 Marijuana Index is still up 244 percent YTD.   The burst at the beginning of the year came after ...

  • Why I Will NEVER Buy Another Bank Stock StreetAuthority Network - Mon, 21 Apr, 2014 3:30 PM EDT

    My grandmother, a schoolteacher, was widowed at a relatively early age. She inherited a relatively small nest egg my grandfather, a rabbi, had built that included

  • Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: HMC, NMR, SDRL, ZTS, BBBY GuruFocus.com - Mon, 21 Apr, 2014 1:33 PM EDT

    According to GuruFocus list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

  • Will Danoff, who runs Fidelity Investments' behemoth Contrafund, is frustrated by his lagging performance this year and is pruning his exposure to cloud software stocks that got clobbered recently in a swift and hard-hitting downturn. Steering the mutual fund equivalent of a battleship, with $109 billion in assets, Danoff …

  • Newmont Mining Shares Surge After Merger Talks Fail 24/7 Wall St. - Mon, 21 Apr, 2014 10:50 AM EDT

    The end of merger talks between Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining, the world's biggest gold-mining companies, seems to have investors in the latter pleased, as its shares surged Monday morning.

  • The Top 4 High-Yield Stocks Owned By Billionaires Like Warren Buffett StreetAuthority Network - Mon, 21 Apr, 2014 8:02 AM EDT

    They say there is power in numbers, and when it comes to investing like the pros, that sentiment is right on the money. One of my favorite analytical methods is to find stocks that possess as

  • The SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF offers an easy, low-cost way to buy into these enforcement-friendly aerospace and defense stocks.

  • CBL Properties (CBL) owns a mall close to my home. It’s not my favorite mall (like Phipps in Atlants) but it’s convenient. The problem with this CBL mall though is it’s a dud.

  • Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise 7 percent in debut Reuters - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 2:52 PM EDT

    Shares of Sabre Corp, the owner of online travel agency Travelocity, rose as much as 7 percent in their market debut after the company sold fewer shares than expected in its initial public offering and ...

  • Ally Financial Declares Dividends on Preferred Stock PR Newswire - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 2:30 PM EDT

    DETROIT, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) has declared quarterly dividend payments for certain outstanding preferred stock. Each of these dividends were declared by the board ...

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) will likely announce an increase in its stock buyback plan, according to Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi. The firm reiterated an Outperform rating and $575 price target on ...

  • Pacific Crest Analyst Sees 47% Upside in Shares of Netflix Benzinga - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 12:55 PM EDT

    On Thursday, Pacific Crest upgraded shares of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) from Sector Perform to Outperform and announced a $500 price target. Analyst Andy Hargreaves expects “international expansion to accelerate ...

  • Weibo shares jump in debut as investors set aside concerns Reuters - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 12:46 PM EDT

    Weibo's debut was being closely watched as it comes ahead of the much-anticipated IPO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (IPO-ALIB.N). Alibaba, which holds a stake in Weibo, is expected to file as early as next week for a U.S. IPO that could raise as much as $15 billion. That would make it the biggest …

  • Weibo disappoints with low IPO debut, but shares climb after cold start

    Weibo’s shares made their IPO debut at a mere $16.27, but the share price soon climbed up gradually.

  • Weibo IPO: not looking good for Chinese stocks debuting in U.S. CNNMoney.com - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 11:59 AM EDT

    Get ready for the Chinese stock invasion. Weibo, dubbed the Twitter of China, will begin trading Thursday under the ticker symbol WB. The goal is to raise about $400 million . While Weibo was always expected ...

  • Are We Heading For Another Technology Stock Crash? Fool.co.uk - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 8:50 AM EDT

    Technology stocks are falling. Choose your targets wisely, says Harvey Jones.

  • Senior Housing 13.5M share Block Trade priced at $21.75 theflyonthewall.com - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 8:45 AM EDT

    The deal was upsized to 13.5M shares from 12M. The price range was $21.45-$22.10. Jefferies, BofA/Merrill, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital acted as joint book running managers for the offering....

  • Weibo cuts IPO size amid selloff in technology stocks Reuters - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 7:33 AM EDT
    A woman looks at a Weibo advertisement as she rides an elevator inside a subway station in Beijing

    The offering comes ahead of the much-anticipated IPO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, which holds stake in Weibo. Weibo, controlled by Web portal company Sina Corp, sold 16.8 million American depositary shares (ADSs) at $17 each, the company said on Thursday. At the offer price, Weibo is valued at …

  • EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") (MMMB), an emerging manufacturer and marketer of specialty pre-prepared, frozen and refrigerated "all natural" food products (as defined by the United States Department of Agriculture), announced today that it has conducted …

  • 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd is expected to price at 1.38 ringgit (43 U.S. cents) a share the tranche it will sell to cornerstone investors in an initial public offering that is likely to raise $226 million, IFR reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the deal. The convenience store operator, controlled …

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