Lou Gutheil

Money Soon to Flow for Gulf Keystone

Aug 03 2015 @ 13:59
It’s been a month since I last wrote about Gulf Keystone Petroleum (LSE:GKP). Well, not exactly a month, but it was last month. To be precise in was on 31 July, just three days ago. The stimulus for the story was a 12.62% increase and turnaround on the theretofore declining GKP share price. Friday’s News […]

Gulf Keystone Keeps Weathering the Storms

Jul 31 2015 @ 13:49
Shares of Gulf Keystone Petroleum (LSE:GKP) were up 12.62% today to 29.00, just one day after hitting a new 52-week low of 24.77. Actually, its a six-year low – going all the way back to July 2009. At its current 29.00 pence, GKP shares are at 32% of its 52-week high of 89.75 and at […]

HellermannTyton Shares Up 42.2% on Delphi Offer

Jul 30 2015 @ 11:47
HellermanTyton’s (LSE:HTY) share price busted out of the doldrums of 52 weeks of trading between 273.00 (14 October 2014) and 375.00 (28 May 2015), opening at 470.00 this morning. The boost came from an announcement that Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) has agreed to acquire HTY for $1.7 billion (£1.67 billion). The offer was accepted […]

Barclays Scores But FCA Shows Yellow Card

Jul 29 2015 @ 14:52
Barclays (LSE:BARC) shares are trading at 285.30, up slightly more than 2% from yesterday’s closing price of 279.60, after opening at 285.40 and having climbed as high as 288.70, the bank’s new 52-week high, in morning trading. The boost followed publication of Barclays H1 report for the period ending 30 June 2015. The giddiness in […]

BP Can See Beyond the Horizon After Massive Q2 Loss

Jul 28 2015 @ 15:45
Shares of BP (LSE:BP.) closed UP 1.38% today to 392.65 on the day it reported the largest quarterly loss in the history of the company. The $6.3 BILLION loss, however, comes along with a sigh of relief that should end five years of holding its corporate breath in hopes that it might suffer minimally from […]

Amazon Shares Hit Record High - Topping Walmart in Market Cap

Jul 24 2015 @ 17:35
Amazon’s share price (NASDAQ:AMZN) hit an all-time high of 580.57 today following its Q2 results for the period ending 30 June. The report indicated a 20% year-on-year increase in revenues to $23.18 for the quarter. Opinion on the street was that Amazon would report a second-quarter loss. Instead, it announced a $92 million net profit.  The […]

Obama Healthcare Driving More Major M&A

Jul 24 2015 @ 11:40
It has been only 18 days since ADVFN published “The Obamacare Effect Starts U.S. Merger Frenzy” on 06 July, in which we reported that U.S.-based healthcare insurer, Aetna (NYSE:AET), announced that it would be acquiring all outstanding shares in Humana (NYSE:HUM). At that time,  the New York Times and others had forecasted that that acquisition would be merely the first ripple...

ARM Shares Lose 6.6%. It's Not ARM's Fault

Jul 22 2015 @ 15:53
Shares in ARM Holdings (LSE:ARM) slipped by more than 6.6% today to 970.0, despite “a strong quarter” that produced revenues of £229 million  and a net profit of £77.1 million. That is a 22% increase in revenue and a 34% increase in net profit. Even the board’s recommendation to increase its interim dividend by 25% […]

Toshiba Top Execs Quit - Share Price Up 6%

Jul 21 2015 @ 10:42
You’ve just got to know that something is terrible wrong when eight top executives quit a company and its share price goes up. That’s exactly what happened at Toshiba (TSE:6502) today. And, yes, there was something terribly wrong – $1.22 billion wrong. While Reuters called it Japan’s “biggest accounting scandal in years,” Fortune magazine called it […]

Halliburton Beats Street Estimates - Up 2.7%

Jul 20 2015 @ 15:05
Halliburton’s share price (NYSE:HAL) is up more than 2.5% today, despite second quarter results that paled by comparison to both the previous quarter and year-on-year. The key factor was that HAL beat analysts’s expectations of 29 cents per share by 51%. Halliburton generated 44 cents. Company Chairman and CEO, Dave Lesar, pointed out that “Our […]
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