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S&P Global (SPGI) Rises 22% in a Year: What You Should Know

S&P Global (SPGI) is banking on its cost synergies, timing and prioritizing of strategic investments.

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Republic Services (RSG) Rises 28% in Six Months: Here's How

Republic Services (RSG) continues to benefit from increasing environmental concerns, rapid industrialization and an increase in population.

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Waste Management (WM) Shares Gain 30% in 6 Months: Here's How

Commitment to shareholder returns makes Waste Management (WM) a reliable way for investors to compound wealth over the long term.

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Novartis (NVS) Inks Deal for ARVN's Prostate Cancer Candidate

Novartis (NVS) enters into a license deal with Arvinas, Inc. (ARVN) for the worldwide development and commercialization of cancer candidate ARV-766. Shares of ARVN rise on the news.

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Regeneron (REGN) Accused of Fraudulent Practices Related to Eylea

The U.S. Department of Justice files a complaint against Regeneron (REGN), alleging fraudulent drug pricing practices related to its lead drug, Eylea.

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Is it Wise to Retain Ventas (VTR) Stock in Your Portfolio?

A favorable demand in senior housing, backed by an expected rise in senior citizens' population is likely to support Ventas (VTR). However, dependence on a few tenants and high interest rates are woes.

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Wells Fargo (WFC) Q1 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Costs Rise

Wells Fargo (WFC) Q1 earnings reflect higher revenues and improved deposit balances, alongside lower provisions. However, challenges emerge with lower net interest income and growing expenses.

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Should Investors Retain Healthpeak (DOC) Stock for Now?

Solid demand for lab assets and rising healthcare expenditure by senior citizens bode well for Healthpeak (DOC). However, competition from peers and high interest rates are woes.

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Mastercard (MA), Equity Bank Partner to Ease Cross-Border Transfers

Mastercard (MA) and Equity Bank join forces to make way for safe cross-border remittances in Kenya by the bank's client base with the availability of MA's Cross-Border Services platform.

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Molina (MOH) Wins Deal to Serve Michigan's Medicaid Members

Molina Healthcare (MOH) wins a Medicaid contract from the MDHHS to better care for the healthcare needs of Michigan's Medicaid beneficiaries and therefore, gain more customers.

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Alpine (ALPN) Surges 37% on $4.9B Buyout Offer From Vertex

Vertex (VRTX) is set to acquire Alpine Immune Sciences (ALPN) for $65 per share in cash. The transaction is likely to close by second-quarter 2024.

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Microchip (MCHP) Boosts Auto Connectivity With VSI Acquisition

Microchip (MCHP) drives ASA-ML adoption for next-gen vehicles with VSI acquisition, transforming automotive networking.

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Lovesac (LOVE) Q4 Earnings & Net Sales Miss Estimates, Up Y/Y

Lovesac's (LOVE) fourth-quarter fiscal 2024 results benefit from new showroom openings and growth within its internet channels.

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Ringcentral (RNG) Aids Communication With Giant's Partnership

Ringcentral (RNG) partners with San Fransisco Giants to improve business communication through AI-driven solutions.

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Workday (WDAY), Randstad Team Up to Transform HR Operations

Randstad selects Workday's (WDAY) AI native solution to drive efficiency in financial and human resources processes across enterprise operations.

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Universal Technical (UTI), iRacing Collab for NASCAR Program

Universal Technical (UTI) to enhance its NASCAR program in collaboration with iRacing.

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Reasons Why Danaher (DHR) Should be in Your Portfolio Now

Danaher (DHR) is set to benefit from strength across its businesses, acquired assets and shareholder-friendly policies.

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Lakeland's (LAKE) Earnings & Revenues Miss Estimates in Q4

Lakeland's (LAKE) fourth-quarter fiscal 2024 results benefit from sales growth across most regions in the world. However, a one-time charge of $2.7 million hurt its results.

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Las Vegas Sands (LVS) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in Store?

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) first-quarter top line is likely to have gained from the ongoing recovery in travel and tourism demand in Macao and Singapore.

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Ericsson's (ERIC) Vonage Boosts LEAP's Communication Portfolio

Ericsson's (ERIC) wholly-owned subsidiary Vonage is set to deploy its Communications APIs to enhance LEAP's customer service quality and expand its customer reach worldwide.

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Hormel Foods (HRL) Looks Appetizing on Foodservice Demand

Hormel Foods' (HRL) long-standing relationships, differentiated product portfolio, innovative solutions and impressive sales team are fueling growth in the Foodservice business.

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Here's Why Investors Should Retain Dave & Buster's (PLAY) Stock

Dave & Buster's (PLAY) focuses on proactive management of entertainment pricing and a compelling value proposition to drive growth. However, an uncertain macroeconomic environment is a concern.

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Air Liquide (AIQUY) Expands Biomethane Production in U.S.

Air Liquide (AIQUY) expands U.S. biomethane production with two new units, promoting a circular economy and supporting decarbonization efforts.

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Can Growing Costs Hurt Discover Financial's (DFS) Q1 Earnings?

Discover Financial's (DFS) first-quarter results are expected to show growth in net interest income and PULSE and Diners Club volume.

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Can High Medical Costs Affect UnitedHealth's (UNH) Q1 Earnings?

UnitedHealth's (UNH) first-quarter results are likely to reflect growth in premium levels and service revenues.

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