Friday, October 24, 2008

Kellogg Co

Power pick of the day: Kellogg Co (K) trading at USD 48.25.

  • 52-wk range: USD 45.25 - 58.51
  • EPS: 2.823
  • P/E Ratio: 17.68
  • Market Cap: 18.306B
  • Average Daily Volume: 2,666,430

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Recent News

Analyst upgrades Kellogg as costs sink - 22 hours ago NEW YORK (Associated Press) - An analyst on Thursday upgraded Kellogg Co., saying the cereal maker was in a good position in a "volatile market" and would [via on 2008-10-23T15:36:34Z]

Business events scheduled for the coming week Forbes, NY - 16 hours ago Kellogg Co. reports third-quarter financial results. NEW YORK - MetLife Inc. reports third-quarter financial results. DENVER - Newmont Mining Corp. reports [via Forbes on 2008-10-23T21:53:14Z]

Six Degrees of EMBA Relationships Wall Street Journal - 23 hours ago By EMILY GLAZER | Special to THE WALL STREET JOURNAL When Jeff Swallow attended Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management Executive MBA program [via Wall Street Journal on 2008-10-23T14:29:41Z]

The dollar is dandy again... Now what? ABS CBN News, Philippines - 11 minutes ago Merck & Co CFO Peter Kellogg told Reuters he was not greatly concerned about exchange rates turning against the company, which gets more than 40 percent of [via ABS CBN News on 2008-10-24T14:01:05Z]

Financial Services -1.39 15 3.33 29 Oct Q3 Hess Corporation 2.49 11 1.34 29 Oct BMO Q3 Jones Apparel Group Inc. 0.33 7 0.51 29 Oct BMO Q3 Kellogg Co. [via S&P 500 Corporate Earnings for month ahead - Hemscott on 2008-10-24T13:13:55Z]

used in conjunction with major, multinational brands, such as food giant Kellogg Co., British retailer John Lewis and UK postal service the Royal Mail. [via Mass High Tech on 2008-10-24T04:15:03Z]

Wall Street Journal Food Companies Sow Profit Growth Wall Street Journal - Oct 16, 2008 Analysts say food companies with strong brands tend to have the strongest pricing power, and point to General Mills Inc., HJ Heinz Co. and Kellogg Co. as [via Wall Street Journal on 2008-10-17T04:00:24Z] Invented here, MI - Oct 9, 2008 Kellogg Co. [NYSE: K] is expanding its WK Kellogg Institute for Food and Nutrition Research in downtown Battle Creek "to continue to meet business needs and [via on 2008-10-09T12:11:15Z]

Gabelli & Co Upgrades Kellogg Co. (K) to Buy (subscription), MI - Oct 13, 2008 Kellogg Company (Kellogg) together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture and marketing of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods, [via (subscription) on 2008-10-13T17:02:35Z]

Tiffany & Co. donates $2 million to the Botswana-UPenn partnership Daily Pennsylvanian, PA - 9 hours ago "If there is something we can do to make an impact on AIDS, we're helping the workforce in Botswana," said Fernanda Kellogg, president of Tiffany & Co. [via Daily Pennsylvanian on 2008-10-24T05:04:18Z]

Wouldn't this be a great world if being insecure and desperate were a turn-on? -- "Broadcast News"

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Oil Service Holdr

Power pick of the day: Oil Service Holdr (OIH) trading at USD 85.64.

  • 52-wk range: USD 79.63 - 228.75
  • EPS: 0.00
  • P/E Ratio:
  • Market Cap:
  • Average Daily Volume: 11,497,100

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Recent News

Precision Drilling Trust Reports 2008 Third Quarter Financial Results MarketWatch - 3 hours ago The transaction will enhance Precision's leadership position in the North American oil field services sector and represents an important milestone in [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-23T11:05:51Z]

Schaeffers Research, OH - 17 hours ago The Oil Service HOLDRS (OIH), Oil & Gas Index (XOI), and Natural Gas Index (XNG) each lost at least 10%. What I am about to say next may be shocking. [via The Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes with a 500 ... - Schaeffers Research on 2008-10-22T20:40:16Z]

MarketWatch - 14 hours ago The Company continues to provide reservoir fluid data sets for an enhanced oil recovery project in the super-giant Burgan Field in Kuwait. [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-23T00:05:39Z]

MarketWatch - 3 hours ago The Constitution oil and natural gas pipeline and the Marco Polo pipeline and platform are expected to be either in limited service or out of service for [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-23T10:17:30Z]

Trading Markets (press release), CA - 41 minutes ago Among the sector indexes, the Amex Oil Index and the Philadelphia Oil Service Sector Index fell 10.16% and 13.35%, respectively, while the Amex Gold Bugs [via Trading Markets (press release) on 2008-10-23T13:31:01Z]

Annual Report to shareholders Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - 11 hours ago The acreage is operated by BUR's US partner AKG Energy LLP ("AKG"), a private oil and gas company based in Austin Texas with vast experience in drilling the [via Sydney Morning Herald on 2008-10-23T03:07:06Z]

OPEC Plans Supply Cut as Crude Oil Heads Toward $50 (Update2) Bloomberg - Oct 20, 2008 Options contracts that allow holders to sell 1000 barrels of oil for $50 each by December traded for $500 on the Nymex on today, up from $10 on Oct. 3. [via Bloomberg on 2008-10-20T10:59:07Z]

NOVA Chemicals: Strong Cash Flow, Excellent Operating Results MarketWatch - 2 hours ago In the third quarter, the average WTI crude oil price decreased 5%, but NOVA Chemicals' average flow-through crude oil costs increased 11%. [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-23T12:03:47Z]

MarketWatch - 1 hour ago NuStar Energy LP is a publicly traded, limited partnership based in San Antonio, with 9063 miles of pipeline, 85 terminal facilities, four crude oil storage [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-23T12:36:09Z]

Oil sell-off makes energy trusts cheap Financial Post, Canada - Oct 21, 2008 This manager has sold his holding in another US energy services company, Smith International Inc. (SII/NYSE), which makes drill bits and other products for [via Financial Post on 2008-10-22T06:34:31Z]

On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. -- Will Rogers

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Ryder System Inc

Power pick of the day: Ryder System Inc (R) trading at USD 40.59.

  • 52-wk range: USD 38.95 - 76.64
  • EPS: 4.412
  • P/E Ratio: 9.98
  • Market Cap: 2.291B
  • Average Daily Volume: 1,175,820

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Recent News (subscription), MI - 2 hours ago Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) reports Q3 adj-EPS of $1.22, 5 cents lower than the analyst estimate of $1.27. Revenues for the quarter were $1.63 billion, [via (subscription) on 2008-10-22T12:10:54Z]

Ryder Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results (press release) all 11 news articles [via on 2008-10-22T12:07:59Z]

RTT News, NY - 1 hour ago (RTTNews) - Ryder System, Inc. (R: News ) Wednesday reported third quarter net income of $70.2 million or $1.25 per share, compared to $65.5 million or [via RTT News on 2008-10-22T12:51:45Z]

UPDATE 1-Ryder profit below forecasts, cuts outlook Reuters - 1 hour ago NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Truck leasing and logistics company Ryder System Inc (RN: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) posted a lower-than-expected [via Reuters on 2008-10-22T12:18:09Z]

Stocks In Focus For Wednesday FOXBusiness - 14 hours ago Ryder System Inc. (R) is expected to report third-quarter earnings of $1.27 a share, according to analysts surveyed by FactSet Research. Travelers Cos. [via FOXBusiness on 2008-10-21T23:27:40Z]

Ryder System, Inc. (R), IL - Oct 10, 2008 By Alex Kolb Ryder System, Inc. (R) has been seeing steady increases in earnings estimates from Wall Street. Analysts upped full-year 2008 forecasts by a [via on 2008-10-10T14:03:54Z]

International Business Times, NY - Oct 20, 2008 Ryder ranks 371st on the FORTUNE 500® and 1631st on the Forbes Global2000. For more information on Ryder System, Inc., visit [via International Business Times on 2008-10-20T21:20:44Z]

DIARY - S&P 500 Corporate Earnings from Oct 21, 2008 Hemscott, UK - Oct 21, 2008 0.88 13 0.87 22 Oct Q3 Ryder System, Inc. 1.27 7 1.14 22 Oct Q3 SLM Corporation 0.35 7 0.59 22 Oct AMC Q3 Teradyne Inc. 0.13 14 0.17 22 Oct AMC Q3 Terex [via S&P 500 Corporate Earnings from Oct 21, 2008 - Hemscott on 2008-10-21T11:09:36Z]

Ryder Named Among Top 100 Motor Carriers by Inbound Logistics International Business Times all 22 news articles [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-13T12:13:55Z]

RYDER SYSTEM INC SEES FY 2008 SHR $4.43 TO $4.53 Interactive Investor, UK - 1 hour ago Interactive Investor Trading Limited, trading as "Interactive Investor", is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. [via Interactive Investor on 2008-10-22T12:16:02Z]

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Realty Income Cp

Power pick of the day: Realty Income Cp (O) trading at USD 22.41.

  • 52-wk range: USD 18.88 - 34.86
  • EPS: 1.053
  • P/E Ratio: 21.42
  • Market Cap: 2.271B
  • Average Daily Volume: 1,332,590

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Recent News

Fitch Rates Texas Permanent University Fund 2008A Bonds 'AAA/F1+' MarketWatch - 18 hours ago Under the Texas constitution, the system's total PUF obligations, including bonds, FRNs and CP draws, may not exceed 20% of the cost value of the PUF at the [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-20T19:46:23Z]

Japan Gets On Bailout Bandwagon Forbes, NY - Oct 14, 2008 "Bank of Japan is likely to max its normal liquidity provision operations, and it may consider adopting more radical step such as CP (commercial paper) [via Forbes on 2008-10-14T10:57:40Z]

General Electric Company Q3 2008 Earnings Call Transcript Seeking Alpha, NY - Oct 10, 2008 Through the third quarter with the earnings in the third quarter our Real Estate business has earned $1.2 billion in net income and based on our revised [via Seeking Alpha on 2008-10-10T20:58:14Z]

GSE auction surprises market Structured Credit Investor (subscription), UK - Oct 8, 2008 The CPFF will provide a liquidity backstop to US issuers of CP through an SPV that will purchase three-month unsecured and asset-backed CP directly from [via Structured Credit Investor (subscription) on 2008-10-08T13:11:08Z]

General Electric Company Business Update Call Transcript Seeking Alpha, NY - Sep 25, 2008 We have great CP programs. We go direct to investors, so we’re not going through brokers. We run the program in 11 currencies. About two-thirds of the CP [via Seeking Alpha on 2008-09-26T03:26:59Z]

Lehman net funds transfer estimated Structured Credit Investor (subscription), UK - Oct 15, 2008 Xtrakter has released figures highlighting an increase in fixed income new issuance of 41.2% (US$207bn) for Q308 in comparison to Q307. [via Structured Credit Investor (subscription) on 2008-10-15T13:31:43Z]

Here's Your Credit Derivative! VillageSoup Belfast, USA - Oct 12, 2008 Or, it would be more accurate to say, nobody is borrowing any, because CP is only about 50% “asset-backed.” The other 50% is “trust me. [via VillageSoup Belfast on 2008-10-12T21:53:22Z]

Consolidated Trust Deed Class A Notes due 9 July 2040 Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - Sep 28, 2008 4 and S-1; PUMA Sub-Funds SPAN, CRS, ACE/HOMES, GSF, CP-3 and CP-4. The Clayton Utz contact for this document is Ninian Lewis on +61 2 9353 4000 Clayton Utz [via Sydney Morning Herald on 2008-09-29T01:36:09Z]

FirstAlert[tm] 9/25: Drowning In Denial Trading Markets (press release), CA - Sep 24, 2008 Compare the house price to income ratios from the bubble peak (10X or more in many markets) to what is historically considered to be sustainable (3-4 times [via Trading Markets (press release) on 2008-09-25T01:14:28Z]

TREASURIES-Bonds rally as bank woes grip Interactive Investor, UK - Oct 6, 2008 For other US fixed-income news................ For real-time economic indicators................... Keywords: cp MARKETS TREASURIES. [via Interactive Investor on 2008-10-06T10:53:48Z]

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Monday, October 20, 2008

State Auto Finl C

Power pick of the day: State Auto Finl C (STFC) trading at USD 24.62.

  • 52-wk range: USD 19.76 - 37.08
  • EPS: 1.21
  • P/E Ratio: 20.03
  • Market Cap: 971.7M
  • Average Daily Volume: 72,996

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Recent News

Car dealer faces US fraud charges Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA - 9 hours ago State police say Mr. Sams, 48, enticed a former partner, William "Mickey" Maguire, to invest in the dealership by producing fake inventory sheets indicating [via Pittsburgh Post Gazette on 2008-10-20T04:41:49Z]

Annual Report 2008 Sydney Morning Herald all 8 news articles [via Sydney Morning Herald on 2008-10-20T06:56:18Z]

Officials still fear cuts in state aid Boston Globe, United States - Oct 19, 2008 Northwest of Boston, Lowell has been particularly hard hit, according to the office of state Senator Steven C. Panagiotakos, a Democrat who represents the [via Boston Globe on 2008-10-19T07:13:30Z]

Matter of Record, October 20 Times Record News, TX - 12 minutes ago State of Texas, Damages Non Auto. Amanda Renee Roberts vs. Brandon James Roberts, Protective Order. Bobby Don Morrow vs. Vera Mae Morrow, Divorce. [via Times Record News on 2008-10-20T14:05:26Z]

St. Louis Post-Dispatch David Nicklaus column: Change is coming to [via New York Times on 2008-10-17T05:27:43Z]

It's tough being a hedge fund manager MarketWatch - Oct 19, 2008 They talked of the baleful state of the economy and the stock market; but omitted from the discussion was what actually caused the credit freeze, [via MarketWatch on 2008-10-19T11:25:00Z]

Ill wind for CLO performance? Structured Credit Investor (subscription), UK - 2 hours ago They say that in addition to de-leveraging on the financial side, the darker part of their re-assessment of CLO relative value is the realisation that [via Structured Credit Investor (subscription) on 2008-10-20T12:05:47Z]

How the Fed Works Muncie Star Press, IN - Oct 19, 2008 These groups are called Class A, Class B and Class C. Class A represents commercial banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. [via Muncie Star Press on 2008-10-19T07:18:06Z]

Annual Report to shareholders Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - 13 hours ago Significant changes in state of affairs During the financial year there was no significant change in the state of affairs of the consolidated entity other [via Sydney Morning Herald on 2008-10-20T00:37:29Z]

Advertisers go online and keep Google buoyant Sydney Morning Herald all 554 news articles [via eBrandz on 2008-10-20T11:31:19Z]

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience. -- John Updike