LONDON, Sept 9- Europe's second-biggest oil company Total, under pressure from shareholders to improve its cash flow and raise dividends, is looking to sell Blu-Tack maker Bostik, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
"It's the predictability of cash flow. It's the pricing power," Mario Gabelli says.
Oct 3- Coatings and sealants maker RPM International Inc raised its profit and sales growth forecast for 2013 on recent acquisitions and growth expectations in North America. The company, which has manufacturing facilities in 20 countries outside the United States, acquired three companies during the first four months of the year, it said.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Stock index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday, following Tuesday's mild selloff that saw the S&P 500 post its first losing session of 2010.
Good morning on this Good Friday. We'll have just a few posts today but let's start with a new number one on the leaderboard. Deborah Taft is dethroned after her 11-day run at the top. Deborah's inactivity cost her as Parker Robinson's gamble on Immucor earnings catapulted him into 1st place. Parker gains the 1st spot with a total portfolio value of $2,790,103.27 after gaining $233,633.48 on the sale of Immucor which was up 9.15% Thursday on strong earnings.
Hi folks. Here a look at the latest stock performance. Quick turnarounds seem to be paying off for several stocks, but obviously, not all. Downgrades and business news (see Beazer Homes below) certainly affect what's happening. Note the "replacements" at the S&P in the first paragraph. Okay, here are the stats with some notes on why the stocks are where they are.
Good morning. Deborah Taft and Chad Mazeika maintain their stranglehold on the two top positions of the Leaderboard. Deborah continues in the lead with a portfolio value of $2,585,726.30 up $3k from Tuesday's total of $2,582,726.3 on bonus bucks alone. After Deborah's trade on CVTX she was all in cash before executing two buys Wednesday...