The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stockpiles increased by 33 billion cubic feet for the week ending August 10.
Analysts were expecting a storage injection of around 29 billion cubic feet. The five-year average for the week is an injection of 56 billion cubic feet, and last year’s storage increase for the week totaled 49 billion cubic feet. Natural gas inventories rose by 43 billion cubic feet in the week ending August 3.
Natural gas futures for September delivery traded down about a penny in advance of the EIA’s report, at around $2.93 per million BTUs, and slipped to $2.90 shortly after the report was released.
For the period between August 16 and August 23, NatGasWeather.com predicts “high” demand through Friday dropping to “moderate” next week and offers the following outlook:
A weather system with showers and comfortable highs of 70s and 80s will continue to bring showers to the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley the next few days. The West remains hot with highs of 90s to 100s, while the Southeast is also hot with highs of 90s. High pressure now dominates the East Coast with highs of 90s across major Northeast cities through Friday for strong demand. However, additional weather systems are expected into the central and then east-central US this weekend into early next week with showers and cooling, easing demand. Overall demand will be HIGH easing to MODERATE this weekend and next week.
Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Xplore Technologies Corp(XPLR)
Xplore Technologies Corp. (Xplore), incorporated on June 20, 2007, is engaged in the development, integration and marketing of rugged mobile personal computer systems (PCs). The Company’s rugged tablet PCs are designed to withstand various conditions, such as extreme temperatures, driving rain, repeated vibrations, dirt, dust and concussive shocks. Xplore’s products are used by a range of field personnel, including energy pipeline inspectors, public safety responders, warehouse workers and pharmaceutical scientists. The Company’s tablets are fitted with a range of accessories, including various docking solutions, wireless connectivity alternatives, global positioning system modules, biometric and smartcard options, as well as traditional peripherals, such as keyboards and cases. Xplore’s tablets also include long-term evolution (LTE) and wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) connectivity options for real-time data access. Its products include the iX104 product family, RangerX Pro, Bobcat and Motion.
iX104 Product Family
The Company’s iX104 product line consists of various models, iX104 DMSR, a dual-mode sunlight-readable tablet; iX104 DMSR LTE, a dual-mode sunlight-readable tablet with LTE; iX104 DM, a dual-mode tablet; iX104 DML, a dual-mode lite tablet; iX104 DMSR-M, a dual-mode sunlight-readable tan military tablet; iX104 DMSR-M2, a dual-mode sunlight-readable military tablet, and iX104 DMCR, a dual-mode clean room tablet. The Company’s products offer outdoor-readable display and wireless local area network (wLAN) wireless solutions. Xplore’s Dual Mode Sunlight Readable screen is viewable in various lighting conditions, including direct sunlight and dimly-lit environments, from a range of angles. The iX104C5 product family includes a tool-less removable dual solid state drive (SSD) module, tool-less access to the subscriber identity module (SIM) and Micro secure digital (MicroSD) ports, and an ingress protection rating of Ingress Protection (IP) 67 for submersion in water. The iX104C5! product family also features the Intel Core i7 processor, and runs on both Windows7 and 8 operating systems.
The Company’s RangerX Pro provides storage capacity and is certified rugged, holding both IP65 and military standard (MIL-STD) 810G ratings. RangerX Pro has a battery life of up to 10 hours. The tablet also has an outdoor viewable, multi-touch display. The RangerX Pro also uses the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system, which enables users access to a range of enterprise applications and other downloads through the Google Play store. The operating system also enables users to sync their preferences and downloads on various devices. The Google Play Private Channel enables enterprises to distribute internally crafted applications to their employees. The RangerX Pro also offers functionality that enables telecommunications providers to consolidate the equipment used by their field service engineers into a single device. Through its capacitive screen, utilizing touch screen software, the RangerX Pro can detect electrical impulses on the skin, even if obstructed by a glove. The technology enables field workers in various industries, such as construction, manufacturing, healthcare, and oil and gas exploration and production, the ability to use the RangerX Pro while using their gloves.
The Bobcat is a Windows tablet with standardized interfaces, a range of options through its Xpansion Port and a lightweight design. The Bobcat operates Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 Pro operating systems and is certified fully-rugged, with a MIL-STD 810G certification and IP65 rating. The Bobcat’s direct bonded in-plane switching (IPS) screen, 500 nits of luminance and an 800-to-1 contrast ratio provides for outdoor readability, and also has a 10-finger multi-touch screen. The Bobcat is used in a range of industries, including manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, utilities, telecommunications and the military. Bobcat offers a range of standard ! inputs an! d outputs, enabling the transition across different business applications. The Bobcat comes with two universal serial bus (USB) 3.0s, Micro secure digital extended capacity (SDXC), Micro SIM, Micro high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI)-Out, registered jack (RJ)-45 Ethernet, global positioning system (GPS) engine and a serial port connection.
The Company has developed a range of optional features designed to optimize Bobcat for specific industries. Xplore’s Xpansion Port includes integration options, such as a one-dimensional (1D) or two-dimensional (2D) barcode scanner, common access card (CAC) reader and near-field communications (NFC) reader. The Company’s screens also offer dual mode inputs, simultaneous use of a digital pen and finger to control the unit. The Dual Mode supports inputs through the pen with more directional finger touch inputs, all in a single unit with automatic switching capabilities. The Company provides lithium ION batteries that support usage times up to 8.5 hours for the iX104 and 10 hours for RangerX Pro. The iX104 also includes a warm swap feature, enabling users to switch batteries in the field without having to power down the system. Xplore’s tablet PCs have a range of wireless communications options, such as wLAN, wireless wide area network (wWAN), Bluetooth, integrated AT&T or fourth generation (4G) LTE and personal area network (PAN), as well as two meter and sub-meter GPS options. Xplore offers a range of add-on modules and accessories, as well as supplies service, desktop, vehicle, forklift, armored vehicle and mobile cart docking systems to its customers.
The Company also offers various product lines of Motion Computing, Inc. (Motion). The Company offers Motion products, such as the R12, the F5m and C5m product families, and the CL920.
The Company competes with Panasonic, Getac, Mobile Demand, DRS Technologies, Samsung, Inc., Dell, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, Apple Computer, Inc., Sony and Toshiba.
- [By Max Byerly]
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- [By Chris Lange]
Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) shares spiked on Thursday after it was announced that the company would be acquired by Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ZBRA). The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018.
Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Valero Energy Partners LP(VLP)
Valero Energy Partners LP, incorporated on July 24, 2013, owns, operates, develops and acquires crude oil and refined petroleum products pipelines, terminals, and other transportation and logistics assets. The Company’s assets include crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal systems in the United States Gulf Coast and the United States Mid-Continent regions that are integral to the operations of the following Valero Energy Corporation (Valero) refineries, such as Port Arthur Refinery-Port Arthur, Texas; McKee Refinery-Sunray, Texas; Three Rivers Refinery-Three Rivers, Texas; Memphis Refinery-Memphis, Tennessee; Ardmore Refinery-Ardmore, Oklahoma; St. Charles Refinery-Norco, Louisiana; Houston Refinery-Houston, Texas, and Corpus Christi East and West Refineries-Corpus Christi, Texas.
Port Arthur Logistics System
The Company’s Port Arthur logistics system includes its Lucas crude system and its Port Arthur products system. Its Lucas crude system supports diverse and flexible crude oil supply options for Valero’s Port Arthur Refinery. The Lucas crude system comprises Lucas Terminal, Lucas Pipeline, Nederland Pipeline, TransCanada Connection and Seaway Connection. Its Lucas terminal is located over 10 miles from Valero’s Port Arthur Refinery on approximately 500 acres. The facility consists of over seven storage tanks with an aggregate of approximately 1.9 million barrels of storage capacity. The Lucas terminal receives crude oil through its Nederland pipeline, which connects to the Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. marine terminal in Nederland, Texas, as well as through connections to the Cameron Highway crude oil pipeline and Enterprise’s Beaumont marine terminal. Its Lucas pipeline is an approximately 12-mile, 30-inch pipeline with over 400,000 barrels per day of capacity. The Nederland pipeline is an approximately five-mile, 32-inch pipeline with over 600,000 barrels per day of capacity. Its TransCanada connection has over 400,000 barrels per day of capacit! y. The Seaway connection has over 750,000 barrels per day of capacity.
The Company’s Port Arthur products system transports refined petroleum products from Valero’s Port Arthur Refinery to third-party pipeline systems, including the Explorer, Colonial, Sunoco Logistics MagTex and Enterprise TE Products refined petroleum products pipeline systems, for delivery to various marketing outlets, and to Enterprise’s Beaumont marine terminal for exports. Its Port Arthur products system comprises Port Arthur Products Pipelines (Port Arthur Products Station (PAPS)-El Vista); 12-10 Pipeline, and PAPS and El Vista Terminals. Port Arthur products pipelines consist of an approximately four-mile, 20-inch pipeline with over 144,000 barrels per day of capacity. Its 12-10 pipeline consists of over 13 miles of approximately 12-inch and 10-inch pipeline with over 60,000 barrels per day of capacity. The PAPS terminal consists of over eight tanks with approximately 821,000 barrels of diesel storage capacity, and the Company’s El Vista terminal consists of over eight tanks with approximately 1.2 million barrels of gasoline storage capacity. Its PAPS terminal also contains storage tanks owned by Colonial.
McKee Logistics System
The Company’s McKee logistics system is a crude oil and refined petroleum products pipeline and terminal system supporting Valero’s McKee Refinery in Sunray, Texas. The McKee logistics system includes the Company’s McKee crude system and McKee products system. The McKee crude system supplies crude oil to Valero’s McKee Refinery located. The McKee products system transports refined petroleum products from Valero’s McKee Refinery to the Company’s refined petroleum products terminal in El Paso, Texas and on to Kinder Morgan’s SFPP system for marketing in the southwest the United States. McKee products system comprises McKee to El Paso pipeline, which consists of over 410 miles of approximately 10-inch pipeline with a capacity of over 63,000 barrels per day. SFPP pipeli! ne connec! tion consists of approximately 10 miles of 16- and 8-inch pipelines that deliver diesel and gasoline from the El Paso terminal to Kinder Morgan’s SFPP system. The SFPP pipeline connection has over 98,400 barrels per day of capacity. The El Paso terminal is located on approximately 120 acres and consists of over 10 storage tanks with approximately 499,000 barrels of storage capacity. The El Paso terminal receives refined petroleum products delivered to the terminal through the Company’s McKee to El Paso pipeline.
Memphis Logistics System
The Company’s Memphis logistics system includes its Collierville crude system and Memphis products system. The Collierville crude system is the primary crude oil supply source for Valero’s Memphis Refinery, which delivers crude oil from the Capline pipeline and consists of Collierville Pipeline System, Collierville Terminal and St. James Crude Tank. The Collierville pipeline system consists of over 52 miles of 10- to 20-inch pipelines with approximately 210,000 barrels per day of capacity that deliver crude oil to Valero’s Memphis Refinery. The Collierville terminal is located in Byhalia, Mississippi on over 60 acres. The facility consists of approximately three storage tanks with over 975,000 barrels of storage capacity. The Company owns an approximately 330,000 barrel crude oil storage tank in St. James, Louisiana.
The Company’s Memphis products system is the outlet for refined petroleum products produced at Valero’s Memphis Refinery with distribution through the Memphis truck rack and its terminal in West Memphis, Arkansas, for further distribution through truck and barge to marketing outlets along the central Mississippi River, to Exxon’s Memphis refined petroleum products terminal, and to the Memphis International Airport. Memphis products system comprises Shorthorn Pipeline System, Memphis Airport Pipeline System, West Memphis Terminal and Memphis Truck Rack. The Shorthorn pipeline system consists of over seven miles of approx! imately 1! 4-inch pipeline that delivers diesel and gasoline produced at Valero’s Memphis Refinery to the Company’s West Memphis terminal and over two miles of 12-inch pipeline that delivers diesel and gasoline from its West Memphis terminal and Valero’s Memphis Refinery to Exxon’s Memphis refined petroleum products terminal. The Shorthorn pipeline system has a total capacity of over 120,000 barrels per day.
The Company’s Memphis Airport pipeline system consists of an approximately nine-mile, six-inch pipeline that delivers jet fuel produced at Valero’s Memphis Refinery to the Swissport Fueling, Inc. terminal located at the Memphis International Airport, and an approximately two-mile, six-inch pipeline that delivers jet fuel from Valero’s Memphis Refinery to the FedEx jet fuel terminal located at the Memphis International Airport. The Memphis Airport pipeline system has a total capacity of over 20,000 barrels per day. West Memphis terminal is located in West Memphis, Arkansas on over 75 acres. The facility consists of approximately 20 storage tanks with over one million barrels of storage capacity, a truck rack, and a barge dock on the Mississippi River. The terminal delivers refined petroleum products to the five-bay, 50,000 barrels per day truck rack at the terminal, the Company’s two-berth, 4,000 barrels per hour barge dock on the Mississippi River and its Shorthorn pipeline system for deliveries to Exxon’s Memphis terminal. Memphis truck rack consists of seven-bay truck rack and over five biodiesel storage tanks with approximately 8,000 barrels of storage capacity. The truck rack has a capacity of over 110,000 barrels per day.
Three Rivers Crude System
The Company’s Three Rivers crude system supports Valero’s Three Rivers Refinery located in the Eagle Ford shale region in South Texas. The Three Rivers crude system consists of approximately 10 crude oil truck unloading sites with lease automatic custody transfer units and over three 1-mile, 12-inch pipelines with a capacit! y of appr! oximately 110,000 barrels per day. The system delivers crude oil received from the truck unloading sites and pipeline connections to tanks at Valero’s Three Rivers Refinery. The system also receives locally produced crude oil through connections to the Harvest Arrowhead pipeline system and the Plains Gardendale pipeline for processing at the Three Rivers Refinery or for shipment through third-party pipelines to Valero’s refineries in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Wynnewood Products System
The Company’s Wynnewood products system is the distribution outlet for refined petroleum products from Valero’s Ardmore Refinery. The Wynnewood products system consists of an approximately 30-mile, 12-inch refined petroleum products pipeline with over 90,000 barrels per day of capacity and approximately two tanks with a total of over 180,000 barrels of storage capacity. The system connects Valero’s Ardmore Refinery to the Magellan refined products pipeline system.
The Company’s Houston terminal is a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal that supports Valero’s Houston Refinery. The terminal is located on the Houston ship channel and has storage tanks with over 3.6 million barrels of storage capacity. The terminal receives waterborne crude oil through the refinery’s docks and the terminal’s connection to Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Company (HFOTCO), and receives pipeline crude oil through the Magellan and Seaway systems. The terminal can distribute refined petroleum products across the refinery’s docks and into the Magellan South Pipeline system.
St. Charles Terminal
The Company’s St. Charles terminal is a crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products terminal that supports Valero’s St. Charles Refinery. The terminal is located on the Mississippi River and has storage tanks with over 10 million barrels of storage capacity. The terminal receives crude oil through the refinery’s docks and from Louisian! a Offshor! e Oil Port (LOOP) through the Clovelly pipeline. The terminal can distribute refined petroleum products across the refinery’s docks and into the Plantation through Parkway and Colonial through Bengal pipeline systems.
Corpus Christi Terminals
The Company’s Corpus Christi terminals are engaged in the business of terminaling crude oil, intermediates and refined petroleum products in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Corpus Christi East terminal supports Valero’s Corpus Christi East Refinery. The Corpus Christi East terminal is located on the Corpus Christi ship channel and has storage tanks with over 6.2 million barrels of storage capacity. The Corpus Christi West terminal supports Valero’s Corpus Christi West Refinery. The Corpus Christi West terminal is located on the Corpus Christi ship channel and has storage tanks with over 3.8 million barrels of storage capacity.
- [By Max Byerly]
Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday.
- [By Shane Hupp]
US Capital Advisors downgraded shares of Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) from an overweight rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday morning, The Fly reports.
- [By Logan Wallace]
Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The pipeline company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.66. The company had revenue of $134.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $132.71 million. Valero Energy Partners had a return on equity of 108.14% and a net margin of 46.87%. Valero Energy Partners’s revenue was up 21.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.69 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Valero Energy Partners LP will post 2.78 EPS for the current fiscal year.
- [By Logan Wallace]
Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE: SHLX) and Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated(PEG)
We were incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey in 1985 and our principal executive offices are located at 80 Park Plaza, Newark, New Jersey 07102. We conduct our business through two direct wholly owned subsidiaries, PSE&G and Power, each of which also has its principal executive offices at 80 Park Plaza, Newark, New Jersey 07102. We are an energy company with a diversified business mix. Our operations are located primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States. Our business approach focuses on operational excellence, financial strength and disciplined investment. As a holding company, our profitability depends on our subsidiaries’ operating results. Below are descriptions of our two principal direct operating subsidiaries. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) – Investment analysts at Oppenheimer issued their Q1 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Pattern Energy Group in a report issued on Sunday, March 3rd. Oppenheimer analyst C. Rusch expects that the utilities provider will earn $0.02 per share for the quarter. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Pattern Energy Group’s Q2 2019 earnings at $0.02 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at ($0.02) EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.03 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $0.05 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $0.00 EPS.
- [By Logan Wallace]
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- [By Shane Hupp]
National Asset Management Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG) by 14.6% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,445 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 1,449 shares during the quarter. National Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Public Service Enterprise Group were worth $440,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
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Public Service Enterprise Group Inc (NYSE:PEG)Q4 2018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 27, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET
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Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: NCI Building Systems, Inc.(NCS)
NCI Building Systems, Inc., incorporated on December 23, 1991, is a manufacturer and marketer of metal products for the nonresidential construction industry. The Company provides metal coil coating services for commercial and construction applications, servicing customers. The Company design, engineers, manufactures and markets metal components and engineered building systems in the industry. The Company operates in three segments, including metal coil coating, metal components and engineered building systems. The metal coil coating segment consists of cleaning, treating, painting and slitting continuous steel coils before the steel is fabricated for use by construction and industrial users. The metal components segment products include metal roof and wall panels, doors, metal partitions, metal trim, insulated panels and other related accessories. The engineered building systems segment includes the manufacturing of main frames, Long-Bay Systems and value-added engineering and drafting. The Company consists of a family of companies operating 38 manufacturing facilities spanning the United States and Mexico.
Metal Coil Coating
The Company’s Metal coil coating segment consists of cleaning, treating and painting various flat-rolled metals, in coil form, as well as slitting and embossing the metal, before the metal is fabricated for use by various industrial users. The Company cleans, treats and coats both heavy gauge (hot-rolled) and light gauge metal coils for its other operating segments and for third party customers, who utilize them in applications, including construction products, heating and air conditioning systems, water heaters, lighting fixtures, ceiling grids, office furniture, appliances and other products. The Company provides toll coating services under which the customer provides the metal coil and provides only the coil coating process.
The Company operates six metal coil coating facilities located in six United States. Two of its facilities coat h! ot-rolled, heavy gauge metal coils and four of its facilities coat light gauge metal coils. The Company process metal coils to supply substantially all the coating requirements of its own metal components and engineered building systems operating segments. The Company also process metal coils to supply customers in different industries.
The Company sells its products and processes to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers who utilize pre-painted metal, including other manufacturers of engineered building systems and metal components. The Company’s customer base also includes steel mills, metal service centers and painted coil distributors who in-turn supply manufacturers of engineered building systems, metal components, lighting fixtures, ceiling grids, water heaters, appliances and other manufactured products.
The Metal components segment include metal roof and wall systems, metal partitions, metal trim, doors and other related accessories. These products are used in new construction and in repair and retrofit applications for industrial, commercial, institutional, agricultural and rural uses. Metal components are used in construction applications, including purlins and girts, roofing, standing seam roofing, walls, doors, trim and other parts of traditional buildings, as well as in architectural applications and engineered building systems. The Company’s metal components consist of individual components, including secondary structural framing, metal roof and wall systems and associated metal trims. The Company sells directly to contractors or end users for use in the building industry, including the construction of metal buildings. Specific component products the Company manufactures include metal roof and wall systems, purlins, girts, partitions, header panels and related trim and screws. The Company is focused on developing and marketing new products, such as its Insulated Panel Systems (IPS), Eco-ficientTM panel systems, SoundwallT! M, Nu-Roo! fTM system and Energy Star cool roofing.
Engineered Building Systems
The Company’s engineered building systems consist of engineered structural members and panels that are fabricated and roll-formed in a factory. These systems consist of structural framing, secondary structural members (purlins and girts) and metal roof and wall systems or conventional wall materials manufactured by others, such as masonry and concrete tilt-up panels. Engineered building systems consist of three systems: Primary structural framing, Secondary structural framing and Metal roof and wall systems.
Primary structural framing, fabricated from heavy-gauge plate steel, supports the secondary structural framing, roof, walls and all externally applied loads. Through the primary framing, the force of all applied loads is structurally transferred to the foundation. Secondary structural framing is designed to the primary structural framing and transfer applied loads from the roof and walls to the primary structural framing. Secondary structural framing consists of gauge, roll-formed steel components called purlins and girts. Metal roof and wall systems not only lock out the weather but may also contribute to the structural integrity of the overall building system. Roof and wall panels are fabricated from light-gauge, roll-formed steel in many architectural configurations. Accessory components complete the engineered building system. These components include doors, windows, specialty trims, gutters and interior partitions. The Company operates eight facilities for manufacturing and distributing engineered building systems throughout the United States and Monterrey, Mexico.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Shares of NCI Building Systems Inc (NYSE:NCS) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $19.40.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
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- [By Logan Wallace]
NCI Building Systems Inc (NYSE:NCS) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 1,048 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,356% compared to the typical daily volume of 72 put options.
- [By Stephan Byrd]
NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday. The construction company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.03, RTT News reports. The firm had revenue of $548.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $534.27 million. NCI Building Systems had a net margin of 1.92% and a return on equity of 23.45%. The business’s revenue was up 16.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.27 earnings per share.
Top 5 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now: Qualstar Corporation(QBAK)
Qualstar Corporation and its Subsidiary (“Qualstar”, the “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is a leading provider of data storage systems marketed under the Qualstar brand and of high efficiency and high density power solutions marketed under the N2Power brand. Qualstar was incorporated in California in 1984. Qualstar is organized into two strategic business units, power solutions and data storage systems. Power solutions products include ultra-small high efficiency switching power supplies that provide unique power solutions to original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) for a wide range of markets, including communications networking, industrial, gaming, test equipment, LED/lighting, medical as well as other market applications. Advisors’ Opinion:
- [By Max Byerly]
Qualstar (NASDAQ:QBAK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The electronics maker reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Qualstar had a net margin of 10.52% and a return on equity of 20.76%. The business had revenue of $3.23 million during the quarter.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Media headlines about Qualstar (NASDAQ:QBAK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Qualstar earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.8526636437463 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.