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Is Icahn planning an increased stake in Nuance Communications?
Explore poison pills and ownership with FactSet’s Poison Pill datafeed.
S&P 500 Price and EPS Estimate Are Both Down For First Time since Q4 2012
From June 30 to August 31, the S&P 500 EPS estimate for Q3 fell 2.7% while the index price dropped 4.4%.
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FactSet StreetAccount Summary - Week Ahead: September 7-11
ETF Net Asset Values: Fact and Fiction
This mispricing of net asset valuations of ETFs and mutual funds warrant an investor primer.
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Can ESG Add Alpha?
MSCI will present two strategies and their key performance highlights during a live webcast on September 15.
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How Much Longer Will Apple Drive Earnings Growth For the S&P 500 Tech Sector?
For the current quarter, Apple is projected to report EPS growth of 32%.
FactSet StreetAccount Summary - Week Ahead: September 14-18
Commodities, Corruption Fueling Brazil’s Economic Turmoil
Brazil’s economy and financial markets are in turmoil, and the news keeps getting worse.
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Will S&P 500 Companies With Higher Global Exposure See Lower Earnings Growth in Q3?
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FactSet StreetAccount Summary - Week Ahead: September 21-25
S&P 500 Share Repurchases Fall in the Second Quarter
The dollar value of share repurchases by S&P 500 companies was $134.4 billion in the second quarter, a 6.9% drop from the first quarter.
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The SEC’s Liquidity Bomb for Funds
Five consequences of the proposed rules put out by the SEC on September 23, 2015.
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Cash Balance Grows 5.5% in Second Quarter
The S&P 500 (ex-Financials) cash and short-term investments balance in the second quarter amounted to $1.43 trillion, which was the second highest level in 10 years.
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Bank of America Largest Positive Contributor to Year-Over-Year Earnings for S&P 500 for Q3
If Bank of America is excluded from the index, the estimated earnings growth rate for the Financials sector would fall to 0.7% from 8.2%.
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FactSet StreetAccount Summary - Week Ahead: September 28 - October 2
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Aggregate Dividend Payments Continue to Rise in Q2
Aggregate dividend payments amounted to $105 billion at the end of the second quarter, a 10-year high.
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Webcast: Does ESG always equal weaker returns?
During this Emerging Ideas webcast, MSCl's research team discusses their analysis of two global developed market strategies.
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Lowest Number of Negative Preannouncements Since Q2 2012
For Q3 2015, 76 companies in the S&P 500 have issued negative EPS guidance and 32 companies have issued positive EPS guidance.
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The Future of Asset Management
With a general air of cautious optimism in the asset management industry, what is there to worry about?
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Industry Analysts, Market Strategists Predict Double-Digit Price Increase for S&P 500
Industry analysts in aggregate predict the S&P 500 will see a 20.7% increase in price over the near term.
FactSet StreetAccount Summary - Week Ahead: November 2-6