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Tilray Inc (NASDAQ:TLRY)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 18, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET
Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Tilray’s Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) Later, we’ll have a question-and-answer session. And as a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
Now it’s my pleasure to turn to call to Katie Turner from IR.
Katie Turner — Investor Relations
Good afternoon and thank you for joining us on Tilray’s fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2018 earnings conference call. On today’s call are Brendan Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer and Mark Castaneda, Chief Financial Officer.
Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Stratus Properties Inc.(STRS)
Stratus Properties Inc. engages in the acquisition, development, management, operation, and sale of commercial, hotel, entertainment, and multi-family and single-family residential real estate properties located primarily in the Austin, Texas area. It operates the W Austin Hotel & Residences project located on a 2-acre city block in downtown Austin; and residential real estate properties, including developed, under development, and undeveloped properties in the Barton Creek community, the Circle C community and Lantana, and the condominium units at the W Austin Hotel & Residences project. The company also engages in the leasing of commercial properties comprising two office buildings at 7500 Rialto Boulevard; office and retail space at the W Austin Hotel & Residences project; and a retail building and a bank building in the Barton Creek Village, as well as two retail buildings, including a bank building and the Parkside Village project in the Circle C community. Stratus Pr operties Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A.(SQM)
Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. produces and distributes specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, industrial chemicals, potassium, and other products and services. The company provides specialty plant nutrients, including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, sodium potassium nitrate, and specialty blends for crops, such as vegetables, fruits, and flowers; Ultrasol for fertigation; Qrop for open field application; Speedfol for foliar application; and Allganic for organic farming. It offers iodine and iodine derivatives for use in a range of medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and industrial applications, including X-ray contrast media, polarizing films for LCD, antiseptics, biocides and disinfectants, in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, herbicides, electronics, pigments, and dye components. In addition, the company provides lithium carbonates for various applications comprising electrochemical materials for batteries, frits for the ceramic and enamel industries, heat-resistant glass, air conditioning chemicals, continuous casting powder for steel extrusion, primary aluminum smelting process, pharmaceuticals, and lithium derivatives. Further, it supplies lithium hydroxide, which is used as a raw material in the lubricating grease and battery industries; and produces potassium chloride, a commodity fertilizer, as well as potassium sulfate, a specialty fertilizer. Additionally, the company offers industrial chemicals, such as sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, boric acid, potassium chloride, and solar salts; and sells other fertilizers and blends. It sells its products through sales offices and a network of distributors worldwide. Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.
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Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (SWZ)
Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek long-term growth of capital through investment in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies. The Fund may also acquire and hold equity and equity-linked securities of non-Swiss companies in limited instances. The Fund invests in various industries, such as pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, industrial goods and services, banks, personal and household goods, construction and materials, biotechnology, medical equipment, chemicals, technology, financial services, insurance, telecommunications, travel and leisure, and retail. The Fund operates from approximately 40 offices in 30 countries across Europe, the United States, Asia and the Middle East. Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. acts as an investment advisor for the Fund. Advisors’ Opinion:
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Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:SWZ) declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Tuesday, June 12th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, June 22nd will be paid a dividend of 0.203 per share by the closed-end fund on Friday, June 29th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 21st.
Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(ANIP)
ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, and markets branded and generic prescription pharmaceuticals in the United States. The company focuses on producing controlled substances, anti-cancer (oncolytics), hormones and steroids, and complex formulations. It offers Esterified Estrogen with Methyltestosterone for use in treating vasomotor symptoms of menopause; Etodolac used to treat pain caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other conditions; Flecainide for treating arrhythmia; Fluvoxamine for use in treating obsessive-compulsive disorders and social anxiety disorders; Hydrocortisone Enema and Cortenema used to treat ulcerative colitis; and Methazolamide for treating ocular conditions. The company also provides Metoclopramide and Reglan for treating gastroesophageal reflux; Nimodipine that reduces the incidence and severity of ischemic deficits in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage; Opium Tincture to treat diarrhea; Oxycodone oral solution, which relieves pain; Propafenone used to treat arrhythmia; Lithobid for treating the manic episodes of bipolar disorder; and Vancocin and Vancocin for use in treating C. difficile-associated diarrhea, as well as enterocolitis caused by staphylococcus aureus. In addition, it provides contract manufacturing services for other pharmaceutical companies. The company markets and sells its products through retail pharmacy chains, wholesalers, distributors and mail order pharmacies, and group purchasing organizations. ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is headquartered in Baudette, Minnesota.
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Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL reduced its position in ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ANIP) by 59.2% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 13,100 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 19,000 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in ANI Pharmaceuticals were worth $590,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
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ANI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANIP) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 27, 2019 10:30 a.m. ET
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Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: SunTrust Banks, Inc.(STI)
SunTrust Banks, Inc., incorporated on July 24, 1984, is a bank holding company and a financial holding company. Through its principal subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the Company offers a line of financial services for consumers and businesses, including deposit, credit, mortgage banking, and trust and investment services. The Company’s other subsidiaries provide asset and wealth management, securities brokerage and capital market services. The Company operates through three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking and Mortgage Banking. It also operates a Corporate Other segment, which includes the management of the Company’s investment securities portfolio, long-term debt, end-user derivative instruments, short-term liquidity and funding activities, balance sheet risk management, and real estate assets. The Company operates primarily within Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
The Company offers commercial, residential and consumer loans. The commercial and industrial (C&I) loans include loans to fund business operations or activities, loans secured by owner-occupied properties, corporate credit cards, and other wholesale lending activities. The Residential mortgages, both government-guaranteed and non-guaranteed, consist of loans secured by one- to four-family homes, primarily prime, first-lien loans. Residential home equity products consist of equity lines of credit and closed-end equity loans. Consumer loans include government-guaranteed student loans, other direct loans consisting primarily of direct auto loans, loans secured by negotiable collateral, unsecured loans, and private student loans; indirect loans consisting of loans secured by automobiles, boats and recreational vehicles, and consumer credit cards. The Company’s commercial loans amount to approximately $75.252 million. The Company’s residential loans amount to approximately $38.928 million. The consumer loans amount to a! pproximately $22.262 million.
The Company’s agency securities consist of debt obligations issued by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB), and other agencies or collateralized by loans that are guaranteed by the small business administration (SBA). The Company’s investments in the states and political subdivisions of the United States include obligations of county and municipal authorities and agency bonds, which are general obligations of the municipality or are supported by a specified revenue source. Agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) include pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations issued by Government-sponsored enterprise (GSEs) and the United States government agencies, such as Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae). Private MBS includes purchased interests in third party securitizations, as well as retained interests in Company-sponsored securitizations. The total securities, available for sale at fair value amount to approximately $27.568 million.
The deposits are the Company’s primary source of funds. The Company’s deposits amount to approximately $148.9 billion. Its non-interest-bearing deposits amount to approximately $42.102 million. Its consumer and commercial deposits amount to approximately $144.202 million. The Company’s borrowings amount to approximately $4.627 million.
Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management
The Company’s Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management segment is made up of approximately two primary businesses: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management (PWM). Consumer Banking provides services to consumers and branch-managed small business clients, through a network of traditional and in-store branches, automated teller machines (ATMs), the Internet (www.suntrust.com), mobile banking and telephone! (1-800-S! UNTRUST).. Financial products and services offered to consumers and small business clients include deposits, home equity lines and loans, credit lines, indirect auto, student lending, bank card, other lending products, and various fee-based services. Consumer Banking also serves as an entry point for clients and provides services for other lines of business.
The PWM business provides a range of wealth management products and professional services to both individual and institutional clients, including loans, deposits, brokerage, professional investment management and trust services to clients seeking management of their financial resources. Institutional clients are served by the Institutional Investment Solutions business. Discount/online and full-service brokerage products are offered to individual clients through SunTrust Investment Services, Inc. (STIS). PWM also includes the operations of GenSpring Family Offices, LLC. (GenSpring), which provides family office solutions to ultra-high net worth individuals and their families.
The Company’s Wholesale Banking segment includes approximately four businesses: corporate and investment banking (CIB), commercial and business banking, commercial real estate and treasury and payment solutions. CIB delivers capital markets solutions, including advisory, capital raising and financial risk management. Investment Banking and Corporate Banking teams within CIB serve clients, offering a suite of traditional banking and investment banking products and services to companies. Investment Banking serves industry segments, including consumer and retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrials, and technology, media and communications. Corporate Banking serves clients across diversified industry sectors based on size, complexity and frequency of capital markets issuance. CIB also manages the Equipment Finance Group, which provides lease-financing solutions (through SunTrust Equipment Finance & Leasing). ! The commer! cial and business banking business offers a range of traditional banking products, including lending, cash management services and investment banking solutions to commercial clients, not-for-profit organizations and government entities, as well as auto dealer financing (floor plan inventory financing). Also managed within the commercial and business banking business is the Premium Assignment Corporation, which provides corporate insurance premium financing solutions.
The commercial real estate business provides a range of financial solutions for commercial real estate developers, owners, and investors, including construction, mini-perm, and permanent real estate financing, as well as tailored financing and equity investment solutions. Commercial Real Estate also offers financing and equity investment solutions for community development and affordable housing projects through SunTrust Community Capital. The treasury and payment solutions business provides the Company’s business clients with services required to manage their payments and receipts. The treasury and payment solutions business operates electronic and paper payment types, including card, wire transfer, automated clearing house (ACH), check, and cash. It also provides clients the means to manage their accounts electronically online, both domestically and internationally.
The Company’s Mortgage Banking segment offers residential mortgage products through its retail and correspondent channels, as well as through the Internet (www.suntrust.com) and by telephone (1-800-SUNTRUST). These products are either sold in the secondary market, primarily with servicing rights retained, or held in the Company’s loan portfolio. Mortgage Banking services loans for itself and for other investors.
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And in the wake of a mega-merger between BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT) and SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI), we expect that banking deals will continue well into the future.
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The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.07%. SunTrust Banks’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 35.09%.
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When BB&T (NYSE:BBT) and SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI) merge later this year, they’ll do everything they can to retain their best customers and employees. But not everyone will stick around.
Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Tableau Software, Inc.(DATA)
Tableau Software, Inc. (Tableau), incorporated on July 19, 2004, offers software products. The Company’s technologies include visual query language (VizQL), a visual query language that translates drag-and-drop actions into data queries and then expresses the information visually, and Hybrid Data Architecture, which combines the Company’s Live Query and In-Memory Data Engines technologies. The Company’s products are Tableau Desktop, a self-service analytics product; Tableau Server, a business intelligence platform for organizations; Tableau Online, a hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of Tableau Server; Tableau Public, a cloud-based platform for analyzing and sharing public data, and Vizable, an iPhone operating software (iOS) application used to analyze data on a tablet. The Company’s products are used by people across a range of organizations, including small and medium-sized businesses, government agencies, universities, research institutions and non-profits
The Company’s VizQL is a computer language for describing pictures of data, including tables, graphs, charts, maps, time series and tables of visualizations. VizQL statements define the mapping from records returned from a database to graphical marks on a screen. VizQL procedures define both the resulting picture and the database query. VizQL’s interpreter is optimized for interactive use, enabling visualization and drawing of data sets. Tableau’s Live Query Engine interprets abstract queries generated by VizQL into syntax understandable by database systems. Queries generated by the Company’s Live Query Engine are interpreted and run by the database, with only the results of each query rendered. Its Live Query Engine is compatible with over 40 data sources. The Company’s In-Memory Data Engine allows people to analyze data independently of database systems. Tableau’s In-Memory Data Engine is based on a column-oriented format and analyzes data in random access memory (RAM).
The Compa! ny’s Tableau Desktop product provides a visual window into data trapped in spreadsheets and databases by integrating data analysis and visualization. Tableau Desktop’s capabilities include visual analytics, analytical depth, data access, live query, in-memory query, data integration, and sharing and presentation. Tableau Desktop’s interface is built on VizQL, which is capable of describing visual presentations of data, including tables, maps, time series, dashboards and tables of graphs. Users of Tableau Desktop can filter and sort their data, create calculations, drill into underlying information, define sets and cohorts, perform statistical analysis and derive correlations between various data sets. Tableau Desktop lets people access and query a range of data sources, from traditional database systems, such as Oracle and Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, to new data stores, including SAP HANA and Amazon Redshift, to Web applications, such as Salesforce and Google Analytics, to spreadsheets and files, to newly emerging data sources, including Hadoop and NoSQL databases. Tableau Desktop translates users’ interactions into live queries. Tableau Desktop generates queries in a range of query languages, including SQL, Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) and Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL). Tableau Desktop contains an in-memory data engine that can be used for analysis. Tableau Desktop provides various ways for people to combine data without requiring a typical data loading and transformation project. Tableau Desktop allows users to author and distribute visualizations and dashboards. Users can publish their workbooks to Tableau Server or Tableau Online enabling others in the organization to access them using a Web browser or a mobile device.
The Company’s Tableau Server product has capabilities, such as shared content, shared data, universal access, integration, scalability, security and administration. Tableau Server provides a repository of shared visu! alization! s and dashboards within an organization. Tableau Server is a platform for shared analysis and shared data. Tableau Server enables sharing of content across desktop, mobile and Web clients. Tableau Server offers application program interfaces (APIs) that help developers, customers and partners embed and control the Company’s software from portals, Websites and other enterprise applications. The Company also offers command line utilities to automate management tasks and data upload tools to move data into Tableau Server. Tableau provides APIs to allow administrators to automate routine management processes. Tableau Server provides a security model that includes authentication, data and network security. Tableau Server is also built on a multi-tenant architecture that allows administrators to partition a single system across user populations, providing for separation of content.
The Company’s Tableau Online product is built on the Tableau Server platform. Tableau Online runs in a data center and can be accessed by clients remotely using Tableau Desktop, a browser or a mobile device. Its capabilities include Hybrid data connectivity and On-premises data sync. Tableau Online supports both live connectivity and in-memory extracts of cloud databases, including Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery and Microsoft SQL Azure. Tableau Online provides synchronizing of on-premises data, such as Microsoft Excel and Oracle to the cloud. This enables customers to keep their data.
The Company’s Tableau Public product is a cloud-based offering that is available for anyone to use with public data. Tableau Public allows users of various backgrounds, from bloggers and journalists to researchers to government workers, to visualize public data on their Websites. Using Tableau Public, data can be transformed into interactive graphs, dashboards and maps to be seen on the Web. Tableau Public’s capabilities include Web scale, Embedding and social reach. T! ableau Pu! blic is a scalable, multi-tenant, online infrastructure that is based at a third-party Web hosting facility. Tableau Public views can be embedded in Web pages and blogs.
The Company’s Vizable turns data into graphs that can be shared directly from an iPad. Vizable is an offering that enables users to explore data without requiring a server or any cloud-based services. It queries data, aggregates, and generates a visualization on the tablet. With Vizable, people can interact with their data anywhere by using hand gestures, such as pinching, swiping, and dragging to receive instant feedback.
The Company competes with Amazon.com, Inc., Google Inc., IBM, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Salesforce, SAP SE, Qlik, MicroStrategy and TIBCO Software Inc.
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Tableau Software Inc Class A (NYSE:DATA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Feb. 5, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET
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Stocks to Watch Today: DIS, TMUS, BP, S
Shares of Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) will lead a busy day of earnings reports. Wall Street is expecting a small decline in revenue for the first quarter. Disney is still in the process of absorbing most of Fox’s assets from a deal last June. In addition, Disney will be launching its streaming service, Disney+, and investors will be looking for updates on the project. In deal news, T-MobileU.S. Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is looking to sweeten an offer to regulators to ensure a merger with rival Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). The telecom giant told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission that it would freeze the prices of many plans if it receives approval for a deal. T-Mobile has offered $26 billion to buy Sprint. Shares of BP Plc. (NYSE: BP) rallied more than 3.7% after the global energy giant topped 2018 earnings expectations. The firm’s big bets on shale developments have paid off. Profitability more than doubled over the previous year, while production topped out at 3.7 million barrels per day. Look for earnings reports from Allstate Corp.(NYSE: ALL), Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC), Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE: ADM), Becton, Dickenson & Co. (NYSE: BDX), BP Plc.(NYSE: BP), Chubb Ltd.(NYSE: CB), Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR), Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR), Estee Lauder Co. Inc. (NYSE: EL), Lazard Ltd.(NYSE: LAZ), Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), Plains All American Pipeline LP (NYSE: PAA), Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL), Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP), and Tableau Software Inc. (NASDAQ: DATA).
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Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: CarMax Inc(KMX)
CarMax, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of used vehicles in the United States. It also sells vehicles that do not meet its retail standards to licensed dealers through on-site wholesale auctions, as well as sells new vehicles under franchise agreements. In addition, the company provides customers financing alternatives through its finance operation, CarMax Auto Finance, as well as through its third-party financing providers. Further, it offers a range of other related products and services, including the sale of extended service plans, guaranteed asset protection, and accessories; the appraisal and purchase of vehicles directly from consumers; and vehicle repair services. As of December 21, 2011, the company operated 107 used car superstores in 52 markets. CarMax, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.
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The Lyft IPO has valued the company at a whopping $24.3 billion, as the firm becomes the first public ride-sharing player. The company will unveil shares at $72 each. This is the highest valuation for a company to go public since Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) in 2014. Here’s what you need to know about the Lyft IPO.
Three Stocks to Watch Today: LYFT, WFC, BA
Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is back in focus after the release of preliminary results from the investigation into the Ethiopian Airlines crash earlier this month. Investigators suggested that the 737 Max plane’s anti-stall system activated before the plane nose-dived into the ground. These are the first findings based on the data obtained from the black boxes. The news came shortly after the first lawsuit tied to the Ethiopian Airlines crash was filed in Chicago by the family of a crash victim from Rwanda. Shares of Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) added 2.2% in pre-market hours after the company announced its CEO Tim Sloan will soon retire. According to a press release, Sloan will step down after 31 years with the company. The bank will immediately begin a corporate search for a new successor. Sloan has faced a lot of pressure as the bank continued to face new pressures due to a fake account scandal and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to cap the firm’s asset growth. On the earnings front, BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BB) leads a quiet day. Shares of the Canadian tech company popped more than 8.6% after the firm reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.11 in the previous quarter. That figure topped expectations of $0.05 per share. The company also reported record revenue for the fourth quarter and the full year. Look for an additional earnings report today from and CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX).
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CarMax(NYSE:KMX) is growing again. That was one of the key takeaways from the used car retailer’s recent fiscal second-quarter report that showed a return to comparable-store sales gains after six months of declines.
Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.(SCHN)
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. recycles ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals; and manufactures finished steel products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Auto and Metals Recycling (AMR) and Steel Manufacturing Business (SMB). The AMR segment buys, collects, processes, recycles, sells, and brokers scrap metals, as well as processes mixed and large pieces of scrap metal into smaller pieces by crushing, torching, shearing, shredding, and sorting. This segment offers ferrous scrap metal, a feedstock used in the production of finished steel products; and nonferrous products, including aluminum, copper, stainless steel, nickel, brass, titanium, lead, high temperature alloys, and joint products. It sells ferrous and nonferrous recycled metal products to steel mills, foundries, and smelters. This segment also procures salvaged vehicles and sells serviceable used auto parts from these vehicles through its 55 self-service auto parts stores in the United States and Western Canada, as well as sells auto bodies and parts containing ferrous and nonferrous materials, such as engines, transmissions, and alternators to wholesalers. The SMB segment produces various finished steel products using recycled metal and other raw materials. It offers semi-finished goods, which include billets; and finished goods consisting of rebar, coiled rebar, wire rods, merchant bars, and other specialty products. This segment serves steel service centers, construction industry subcontractors, steel fabricators, wire drawers, and farm and wood products suppliers. Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
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Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc (NASDAQ:SCHN)Q22019 Earnings Conference CallApril 04, 2019, 11:30 a.m. ET
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Royce & Associates LP lessened its position in Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 292,391 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 4,400 shares during the quarter. Royce & Associates LP’s holdings in Schnitzer Steel Industries were worth $9,854,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
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Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. lifted its position in shares of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) by 149.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 60,730 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 36,390 shares during the quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. owned about 0.23% of Schnitzer Steel Industries worth $2,047,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Advantage Lithium Corp. (AVLIF)
Advantage Lithium Corp., formerly North South Petroleum Corp., is a Canada-based resource company specializing in the strategic acquisition, exploration and development of lithium properties. The Company has agreements to acquire interests in mineral resources properties located in Nevada, United States; Mexico, and Argentina. The Company has a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire 100% interest in five projects in Argentina and up to 75% in a sixth project, Cauchari. The Company is also focused on earning an interest in a portfolio of five lithium brine projects in the Clayton and Lida Valley regions of Nevada, together with certificated water rights in the Clayton Valley. Additionally, the Company has an LOI to earn interest in four lithium brine projects in the states of Chihuahua and Coahuila, Northwest Mexico. It owns 100% of the Stella Marys lithium brine project in Argentina’s Lithium Triangle. Advisors’ Opinion:
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Other juniors include: Advantage Lithium (OTCQB:AVLIF) [TSXV:AAL], AIS Resources [TSXV:AIS] (OTCQB:AISSF), American Lithium Corp. [TSX-V: LI] (OTCQB:LIACF), Argentina Lithium and Energy Corp. [TSXV:LIT] (OTCQB:PNXLF), Argosy Minerals [ASX:AGY] (OTC:ARYMF), AVZ Minerals [ASX:AVZ] (OTC:AZZVF), Bacanora Minerals [TSXV:BCN] [AIM:BCN] [GR:1BQ] (OTC:BCRMF), Birimian Ltd [ASX:BGS] (OTC:EEYMF), Critical Elements [TSXV:CRE] [GR:F12] (OTCQX:CRECF), Dajin Resources [TSXV:DJI] (OTCPK:DJIFF), Enigri (private), Eramet (EN Paris:ERA) (OTCPK:ERMAY), European Metals Holdings [ASX:EMH] [AIM:EMH] [GR:E861] (OTC:ERPNF), Far Resources [CSE:FAT] (OTCPK:FRRSF), Force Commodities [ASX:4CE], Kidman Resources [ASX:KDR] [GR:6KR], Latin Resources Ltd [ASX: LRS] (OTC:LAXXF), Lithium Australia [ASX:LIT] (OTC:LMMFF), Lithium Power International [ASX:LPI] (OTC:LTHHF), LSC Lithium [TSXV:LSC] (OTC:LSSCF), MetalsTech [ASX:MTC], MGX Minerals [CSE:XMG] (OTC:MGXMF), Millennial Lithium Corp. [TSXV:ML] (OTCQB:MLNLF), Neo Lithium [TSXV:NLC] (OTC:NTTHF), NRG Metals Inc. [TSXV:NGZ] (OTCQB:NRGMF), Nemaska Lithium [TSX:NMX] [GR:NOT] (OTCQX:NMKEF), North American Lithium (private), Piedmont Lithium [ASX:PLL] (OTC:PLLLY), Prospect Resources [ASX:PSC], Sayona Mining [ASX:SYA] (OTCPK:DMNXF), Savannah Resources [LSE:SAV], Standard Lithium [TSXV:SLL] (OTC:STLHF), and Wealth Minerals [TSXV:WML] (OTCQB:WMLLF).
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The following 6 companies are on the bench for the index:
Advantage Lithium (OTCQX:AVLIF) Argosy Minerals (OTCPK:ARYMF) Bacanora Minerals (OTC:BCRMF) Critical Elements (OTCQX:CRECF) NEO Lithium (OTCQX:NTTHF) Wealth Minerals (OTCQX:WMLLF)
“Bench” is a sports analogy meaning that one or more of them could be added in the future if one of the above companies becomes a producer, is acquired, or the market capitalization (“cap”) of one or more of the index holdings falls significantly below that of one or more companies on the bench.
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Advantage Lithium (OTCQX:AVLIF) is a strategic advanced junior lithium exploration company that operates between Lithium Americas and Orocobre in the Cauchari-Olaroz basin. Orocobre is the largest shareholder in the company with a 30% equity stake, coupled with a 25% interest in the project. Over the past few months, the company has been moving towards completing the second stage of its drilling campaign, which will be completed in May 2018 and will then be followed on with an updated Natural Resource Estimate Study. This will allow the company to move into phase three of its drilling efforts, which will utilize larger drills to further define the resource, with a Feasibility Study expected to be completed in the first part of 2019.
Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Eaton Vance Short Diversified Income Fund(EVG)
Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. The Fund may, as a secondary objective, also seek capital appreciation to the extent consistent with its primary goal of high current income. The Fund invests its assets primarily in senior, secured floating-rate loans made to corporate and other business entities (Senior Loans); bank deposits denominated in foreign currencies, debt obligations of foreign governmental and corporate issuers, including emerging market issuers, which are denominated in foreign currencies or United States dollars, and positions in foreign currencies (Foreign Obligations), and mortgage-backed securities that are issued, backed or otherwise guaranteed by the United States Government or its agencies or instrumentalities or that are issued by private issuers. These investments may consist of derivatives. Senior Loans are typically of below investment-grade quality, as may be certain Foreign Obligations and other Fund investments.
The Fund invests in various industries, including aerospace and defense, air transport, automotive, building and development, business equipment and services, chemicals and plastics, conglomerates, containers and glass products, electronics/electrical, equipment leasing, healthcare, lodging and casinos, oil and gas, and publishing. The Fund’s investment advisor is Eaton Vance Management.
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EATON VANCE SHO/COM (NYSE:EVG) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, September 6th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of 0.065 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 20th.