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U.S. equity futures extended gains, looking to build on the upward momentum Thursday as corporate earnings and improving sentiment offset persistent concerns that inflation will continue to weigh on markets over the months ahead. It was a stellar performance for U.S. stocks on Thursday as all eleven S&P 500 Index sectors advanced in a rally led by materials and technology following better-than-expected corporate earnings, slightly lower than expected inflation data and lower-than-forecast jobless claims, The easing in producer price inflation added to the market “risk-taking”, sending the yield on the 10-year Treasury as low as 1.505%. The dollar pared losses while commodities and precious metals gained. When it was all over, the S&P 500 closed up 1.7% for its biggest gain in 7-months (up about 18% in 2021, and it is down just over 2% from its Sept. 2 record high close) and on the verge of moving back above its 50-DMA (stands at 4,436). The Nasdaq Composite rose 1.73%, its largest % gain since May 20th and the Dow with its biggest % jump since July 20th (+1.56%). Fear continues to disappear as the CBOE volatility index (VIX) closed down 1.78 points at 16.86, for its lowest closing level since September 3rd. A busy morning ahead of for economic data with Empire manufacturing retail sales, import data and confidence readings all expected. Overseas, European stocks are on pace for their best week in seven months, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed at a two-week high. The Nikkei Index jumped 517 points (1.81%) to settle at 29,068, the Shanghai Index rose 14 points to 3,572, and the Hang Seng Index advanced 368 points to 25,330. In Europe, the German DAX gains 0.25% to move above 15,500, while the FTSE 100 rises 0.3% to 7,225. Bitcoin prices looking to end the week near its best levels since May, topping the $59,000 level, picking up momentum in October as prices are up roughly $18,000 in the first two-weeks of the month. Bloomberg reported overnight that the SEC is set to approve the first set of exchange traded funds linked to the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. Market Closing Prices Yesterday · The S&P 500 Index spiked 74.46 points, or 1.71%, to 4,438.26 · The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 534.75 points, or 1.56%, to 34,912.56 · The Nasdaq Composite surged 251.79 points, or 1.73%, to 14,823.43 · The Russell 2000 Index advanced 32.21 points, or 1.44% to 2,274.18 Events Calendar for Today · 8:30 AM ET Empire Manufacturing Index for October…est. 27.0 · 8:30 AM ET Import Prices MoM for September…est. +0.6% · 8:30 AM ET Retail Sales MoM for September…est. (-0.2%) · 8:30 AM ET Retail Sales Ex Autos MoM for September…est. +0.5% · 10:00 AM ET Business Inventories MoM for August…est. +0.6% · 10:00 AM ET University of Michigan Confidence, Oct-P…est. 73.1 · 1:00 PM EST Baker Hughes Weekly rig count data Earnings Calendar: · Earnings Before the Open: BMI, $GS, JBHT, PLD, $PNC, $SCHW, SXT, TFC Sector News Breakdown Consumer · Corsair Gaming ($CRSR) sees 3Q revs about $391Mm vs est. $484Mm, cuts FY revs to $1.825-1.925B from $1.9B-$2.1B and vs est. $2.04B · Del Taco Restaurants ($TACO) 3Q adj EPS $0.11 vs est. $0.10 on revs $124.3Mm vs est. $124.9Mm, system comps +1.8% vs est. +2.4% (company +1.6% vs est. +2.38%) · Duckhorn Portfolio ($NAPA) 12M share Secondary priced at $20.50 · Sun Country Airlines ($SNCY) 8.5M share Secondary priced at $32.50 Energy, Industrials & Materials · Alcoa Corp. ($AA) another record quarter for net income; announces initiation of a quarterly cash dividend and a new $500 mln share repurchase program; Q3 adj EPS $2.05 vs. est. $1.71; Q3 sales $3.11B vs. est. $2.93B; 2021 shipment outlook for alumina and aluminum segments remains unchanged; anticipates continued positive financial results in q4 of 2021 · Boeing ($BA) former chief technical pilot was charged with fraud on Thursday for deceiving federal regulators evaluating the company’s 737 MAX jet, hindering the ability to protect airline passengers and leaving “pilots in the lurch,” the U.S. Justice Department said – Reuters · EOG Resources ($EOG) says for Q3 of 2021, anticipates a net loss of $494 mln on mark-to-market of its financial commodity derivative contracts · Virgin Galactic ($SPCE) plunges over -20%; begins planned vehicle enhancement and modification period; Unity 23 test flight rescheduled to follow completion of this program; says enhancement period about 1-month later than anticipated, and commercial service is now expected to commence in Q4 · Kosmos ($KOS) 37.5M share Secondary priced at $3.30 Financials · Discover Financial Services ($DFS) said credit card charge-off rate 1.01% at September end vs 1.14% at august end; credit card delinquency rate 0.95% at September end vs 0.92% at august end · Truist ($TFC) Q3 EPS adj $1.42 vs. est. $1.19; qtrly net interest income was down 0.4% compared to Q2 2021 and 3.8% compared to Q3 2020; Q3 revs $5.6B vs. est. $5.53B; provision for credit losses was a benefit of $324M for Q3, primarily reflecting an improving economic outlook Healthcare · Moderna ($MRNA) adding to yesterday gains after a panel of expert advisers to the U.S. FDA unanimously voted on Thursday to recommend booster shots of its COVID-19 to those age 65 and older and those at high risk of severe illness or occupational exposure to the virus · Hologic ($HOLX) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bolder Surgical, a privately held, U.S.-based company that provides advanced energy vessel sealing surgical devices, for approximately $160M · Neurix Therapeutics ($NRIX) 3Q EPS ($0.65) vs est. ($0.63) on revs $10.3Mm vs est. $8.5Mm · Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) announces that LTL Management LLC, a newly created and separate subsidiary, established to hold and manage claims in the cosmetic talc litigation, has filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection · MiNK Therapeutics ($INKT) 3.33M share IPO priced at $12.00 · Paragon 28 $(PNA) 7.813M share IPO priced at $16.00 Technology, Media & Telecom · Duck Creek Technologies ($DCT) Q4 non-GAAP EPS $0.02, in-line with ests; Q4 revs $70.9M vs. est. $69.1M; sees FY22 revs $292M-$300M vs. est. $303M; sees Q1 revs $68M-$70M vs. est. $68.7M · Adtran ($ADTN) guides Q3 revenue $138M below consensus of $148.9M; sees Q3 gross margin at 34.6 and operating loss of $2.6M · Paltalk ($PALT) 1.35M share Spot Secondary priced at $7.50
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Futures Up/Down % Last Dow 178.00 0.53% 34,017 S&P 500 20.25 0.49% 4,272 Nasdaq 73.50 0.50% 14,614 U.S. stock futures are looking to rebound after major averages posted their worst single day returns in months with attention turning to earnings reports. Major U.S. stock benchmarks dropped sharply on Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average marked its worst drop since late October falling -725 points (off earlier lows down over 900 points), amid growing concerns about the global spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The benchmark S&P 500 index ended down 1.6% at 4,258, getting a boost late day to push back above its 50-day moving average of 4,240 (off lows below 4,235), while the Nasdaq Composite Index declined 1.1% at 14,275. The declines for stocks came as the 10-year Treasury note yield fell to a five-month low beneath 1.18%. The CBOE Volatility Index ($VIX), the SPX option derived measure of implied volatility, lifted $4.05 or 21.95% today to close at $22.50 (off earlier highs above 25). U.S. crude oil slides below $70 in biggest one-day drop since September as OPEC and its allies agreed to increase production at the same time the COVID-19 delta variant threatens global demand. All 30 of the components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished lower Monday. In Asian markets, The Nikkei Index declined -264 points to 27,338, the Shanghai Index slipped a few points to 3,536 and the Hang Seng Index dropped -230 points to 27,259. In Europe, the German DAX is higher by 50 points to 15,190, while the FTSE 100 rebounds 40 points to 6,885. Market Closing Prices Yesterday The S&P 500 Index dropped -68.67 points, or 1.59%, to 4,258.49 The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell -725.81 points, or 2.09%, to 33,962.04 The Nasdaq Composite sunk -152.25 1.42 points, or 1.06%, to 14,274.98 The Russell 2000 Index declined -32.56 points, or 1.51% to 2,130.68 Events Calendar for Today 7:45 AM ET ICSC Weekly Retail Sales 8:30 AM ET Housing Starts MoM for June…est. 1.59M 8:30 AM ET Building Permits MoM for June…est. 1.7M 8:55 AM ET Johnson/Redbook Weekly Sales 4:30 PM ET API Weekly Inventory Data Earnings Calendar: Earnings Before the Open: $ALLY, $BMI, $CATC, $CFG, $DOV, $FMBI, $GATX, $HAL, $HCA, $IRDM, $KEY, $MAN, $MBWM, $OMC, $ONB, $PEBO, $PM, $SBNY, $SI, $SNV, $SYF, $TRV Earnings After the Close: $AGR, $AIR, $CMG, $FOR, $FULT, $HOPE, $HWC, $IBKR, $ISRG, $NFLX, $PNFP, $PZN, $RUSHA, $RXN, $SMBL, $SNBR, $UAL, $UCBI, $XM Macro Up/Down Last Nymex 0.25 66.67 Brent 0.00 68.62 Gold 4.70 1,817.35 EUR/USD -0.001 1.179 JPY/USD -0.07 109.39 10-Year Note +0.02 1.6% Sector News Breakdown Consumer Inter Parfums ($IPAR) 2Q net sales $207.6Mm vs. est. $151.3Mm; guides FY net sales about $750Mm vs. est. $715.1Mm, sees FY EPS $1.95 vs est. $1.72 Tesla ($TSLA) Semi electric truck is finally about to go into production, Electrek reports. Sources familiar with the matter tell Electrek one of the last steps before starting production is happening as the general assembly line is debugged and the drive axle production line is ready. Energy, Industrials and Materials Halliburton ($HAL) Q2 EPS $0.26 vs. est. $0.23; Q2 revs $3.71B vs. est. $3.74B Crown Holdings ($CCK) Q2 adj EPS $2.14 vs. est. $1.78; Q2 sales $2.86B vs. est. $2.92B; sees Q3 EPS $1.90-$2.00 vs. est. $1.79 and raises year EPS to $7.30-$7.40 from prior $6.60-$6.80 (est. $6.89) B. Hunt ($JBHT) Q2 EPS $1.61 vs. est. $1.57’ Q2 revs $2.91B vs. est. $2.71B; Total freight transactions in the Marketplace for J.B. Hunt 360 increased to $500 million in the second quarter 2021 compared to $281 million in the prior year quarter. ICS revenue on the platform increased 73% to $396 million versus a year ago PPG Industries ($PPG) shares fell -7%; Q2 adj EPS $1.94 vs. est. $2.20; Q2 sales nearly $4.4B vs. est. $4.36B and up about 45% yoy; Q2 sales volumes grew about 24% year over year, supported by strong demand recovery across many end-use markets; sees 3q sales volume +21% to +23%; expect that aggregate input and logistics costs will be sequentially higher in q3, compared to q2 Steel Dynamics ($STLD) 2Q EPS $3.32 vs est. $3.42 on sales $4.5B vs est. $4.22B, qtrly steel and fabrication shipments of $2.9Mm tons and $189,000 tons, respectively; says continue to see strong steel demand coupled with extremely low customer steel inventories; auto sector remains strong despite chip shortages; believes 3Q earnings could represent another record performance SPX Flow ($FLOW) confirmed its Board of Directors previously received and rejected an unsolicited, conditional, non-binding proposal from Ingersoll Rand Inc. ($IR) to acquire all outstanding shares of SPX Flow common stock for $85.00 per share in cash Vale ($VALE) produced less iron ore than expected during Q2 saying Q2 iron ore output rose 11.3% Q/Q to 75.7M metric tons and climbed 12% Y/Y, but the analyst consensus estimate called for ~78M mt.; Q2 production of iron ore pellets jumped 27.4% Q/Q to 8M metric tons and 13.3% from the year-earlier quarter Financials ($KEY) 2Q EPS $0.72 vs est. $0.54, NII $1.0B vs est. $1.0B, qtrly return on avg tangible common equity 22.3%; says will evaluate an increase to common stock dividend in 4Q, announced new common share repurchase authorization of up to $1.5B Silvergate Capital ($SI) Q2 EPS 80c vs. est. 51c; Q2 deposits $11.4B, an increase of $4.4B, or 62.4%, from Q1, and an increase of $9.7B or 580.6%, from last year Signature Bank ($SBNY) Q2 EPS $3.57 vs. est. $3.14; Q2 CET1 capital ratio 10.03%, Q2 net charge-off .12% and Q2 book value per share $106.24; Q2 net interest income for 2021 q2 was $457.2 mln, an increase of $70.1 mln Synovus ($SNV) Q2 adj EPS $1.20 vs. est. $1.04; Q2 core transaction deposits increased $702.4M or 2% sequentially; Q2 provision for credit losses of $24.6M; qtrly net interest income of $381.9 mln increased $8.0 mln sequentially Synchrony ($SYF) Q2 EPS $2.12 vs. est. $1.39; Q2 book value per share $23.48, Q2 CET1 capital ratio 17.8% and Q2 net charge-offs 3.57%; qtrly net interest income decreased $84 million, or 2%, to $3.3 billion Cryptocurrency-exposed stocks fall in premarket trading after the selloff in Bitcoin accelerated and pushed the token below $30,000 for the first time in around a month, down over 3% at $29,600 while Ethereum prices fall over 4% to $1,750 (shares of $MARA, $RIOT, $MSTR lower) BCB Bancorp ($BCBC) 2Q EPS $0.45 vs. est. $0.40, NII $24.1Mm vs. est. $23.7Mm; increases qtrly dividend to $0.16/share Chubb Limited ($CB) announced its Board of Directors has authorized a new one-time incremental share repurchase program of up to $5 billion through June 30, 2022 Equity LifeStyle Properties ($ELS) 2Q adj FFO $0.61 vs est. $0.55; revs $156.2Mm vs est. $158.8Mm; sees Q3 FFO $0.59-$0.65 and year $2.42-$2.52 vs. est. $0.65 and $2.40 respectively FB Financial ($FBK) 2Q adj EPS $0.88 vs est. $0.75; NII on tax-equivalent basis $87.3Mm vs est. $83.8Mm FNB Corp. ($FNB) Q2 EPS $0.31 vs. est. $0.29; Q2 revs 4308M vs. est. $305.7M; Q2 net interest income ($NII) $227.9M; Total average deposits grew $3.2 billion, or 11.9%, led by increases in average non-interest-bearing deposits of $1.9 billion, or 23.5% PacWest Bancorp. ($PACW) Q2 EPS $1.52 vs. est. $0.97; Q2 net interest income $270.1M vs. $264.6M in Q1 ServisFirst Bancshares (SFBS) 2Q EPS $0.92 vs. est. $0.93, total loans grew $517.3 ex impact of PPP, deposits +17% yr/yr Wintrust Financial ($WTFC) Q2 EPS $1.70 vs. est. $1.59; Q2 net interest income $279.6M vs. $263.1MM last year; Q2 net interest margin 2.62% vs. 2.73% last year Zion Bancorp ($ZION) 2Q EPS $2.08 vs est. $1.29, CET1 ratio 11.3% vs 10.2% at beginning of pandemic; released more than $120Mm of allowance for credit losses Healthcare Ardelyx ($ARDX) shares tumble 75%; received a letter from the FDA on July 13 stating that, as part of its ongoing review of the co’s New Drug Application for the control of serum phosphorus in adult patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis, the FDA has identified deficiencies that preclude discussion of labeling and post-marketing requirements/commitments at this time Cytokinetics ($CYTK) announces $200M common stock offering Thousands of opioid-crisis lawsuits filed against major drugmakers and distributors are nearing a conclusion, with the outlines of a $26 billion deal between states and four companies expected to be announced this week and a $1 billion settlement to resolve some of New York’s claims likely on Tuesday, Dow Jones reported. Drug distributors AmerisourceBergen Corp. ($ABC), Cardinal Health Inc. ($CAH) and McKesson Corp. ($MCK) and Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) have been negotiating the $26 billion settlement for more than two years HCW Biologics ($HCWB) 7M share IPO priced at $8.00 PLx Pharma ($PLXLP) rises after saying Vazalore, a liquid-filled aspirin capsule, will be available in over 8,000 Walgreens (WBA) stores across U.S. in August Regeneron ($REGN) announced that Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, or MHLW, has approved Regeneron’s casirivimab and imdevimab antibody cocktail to treat patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 Technology, Media & Telecom IBM Corp. ($IBM) Q2 operating $2.33 vs. est. $2.29; Q2 revs $18.75B vs. est. $18.29B; Q2 cloud & cognitive software revs up 6% to $6.1B, Q2 Global Business revenue $4.3B, up 11.6% and Q2 Global Technology Services revenue $6.3B, up 0.4%; GAAP gross profit margin of 48.0%, flat; said it sees FY revenue to grow based on mid-July 2021 foreign exchange rates and continues to expect adjusted free cash flow of $11 billion to $12 billion in 2021 Omnicom ($OMC) 2Q EPS $1.60 vs est. $1.38 on revs $3.57B vs est. $3.38B (organic +24.4%); says experienced improvement in biz in 2Q, op mgn 15.9% vs est. 14.3% Rapid7, Inc. ($RPD) acquired IntSights Cyber Intelligence Ltd., a leader in contextualized external threat intelligence and proactive threat remediation for approximately $335 million in cash and stock; RPD sees revs and adj EPS above high end of prior guidance
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With more than a century of water technology innovation, Badger Meter is a global provider of industry leading water solutions encompassing flow measurement, quality and other system parameters. These offerings provide the customers with the data and analytics essential to optimize their operations and contribute to the sustainable use and protection of the world's most precious resource.
CEO: Kenneth Bockhorst
HQ: 4545 W Brown Deer Rd Milwaukee, 53223-2413 Wisconsin