BMW’s X5 has gotten smart. Really smart.
The German automaker is showing off the latest version of its X5 SUV and touting its latest features.
In addition toheated and cooled cup holders and four-zone air conditioning (yes that’s a thing), the luxury car maker is also offering new off-road and high-tech comfort controls for a smooth ride even on gravel.
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The X5 is among four models made at the Greer, S.C., plant, with the X3, the X4 and the X6 rounding out the pack. Later this year, the plant will add its fifth and largest SUV to the plant’s production line, the X7.
Ever since its introduction to the international car market 20 years ago, the X5 has been produced exclusively here in South Carolina. All told, 2.2 million of the SUVs have sold worldwide, according to the company. So far in 2018, the plant has produced more than 76,000 of them.
Top Low Price Stocks To Buy Right Now: Triple-S Management Corporation(GTS)
Triple-S Management Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various managed care and related products in the commercial and Medicare markets in Puerto Rico, the United States. The company operates through three segments: Managed Care, Life Insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance. It offers various managed care products, including health maintenance organization plans; preferred provider organization plans; BlueCard program; Medicare Supplement products; Medicare Part D, a prescription drug plan; Medicare Advantage products; Medicaid plans; and claims processing and other administrative services. The company provides its managed care products to employers, professional and trade associations, individuals, and government entities. It also offers various life, accident, disability, and health and annuity insurance products to individuals; and property and casualty insurance products, which include commercial multiple peril, auto physical damage, auto liability, dwelling, personal package, hospital malpractice, commercial liability, and commercial property insurance products to small to medium size accounts. The company markets and distributes its products through a network of internal sales force, direct mail, independent brokers and agents, telemarketing staff, advertising, and the Internet. Triple-S Management Corporation was founded in 1959 and is based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Triple-S Management Corp (NYSE:GTS)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 28, 2019, 8:30 a.m. ET
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- [By Logan Wallace]
ClariVest Asset Management LLC cut its position in Triple-S Management Corp. (NYSE:GTS) by 8.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 309,391 shares of the company’s stock after selling 27,723 shares during the period. ClariVest Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Triple-S Management were worth $12,084,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Triple-S Management Co. (NYSE:GTS)’s share price reached a new 52-week high and low on Monday . The company traded as low as $36.24 and last traded at $35.93, with a volume of 1545 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $35.86.
- [By Shane Hupp]
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The Boeing Company, incorporated on July 19, 1934, is an aerospace firm. The Company operates in five segments: Commercial airplanes; Defense, Space & Security (BDS), such as Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA), Network & Space Systems (N&SS) and Global Services & Support (GS&S), and Boeing Capital (BCC). The Company’s unallocated activities are Engineering, Operations & Technology (EO&T) and Shared Services Group (SSG). The Company’s EO&T provides Boeing with technical and functional capabilities, which include information technology, research and development, test and evaluation, technology strategy development, environmental remediation management and intellectual property management.
Commercial Airplanes Segment
The Company’s Commercial Airplanes segment develops, produces and markets commercial jet aircraft, which provides related support services to the commercial airline industry across the world. The Company produces commercial aircraft and offers a family of commercial jetliners, which design a spectrum of global passenger and cargo requirements of airlines. The Company’s Commercial Airplanes segment has a family of commercial jet aircraft in production, which include the 737 narrow-body model and the 747, 767, 777 and 787 wide-body models. The Company develops on the 787-10 and 737 MAX derivatives and the 777X programs. The Company’s Commercial Airplanes segment offers aviation services support, aircraft modifications, spare parts, training, maintenance documents and technical advice to commercial and government customers across the world.
Defense, Space & Security
The Company’s BDS operations involve in research, development, production, modification, and products and related systems. The Company’s BDS customer is the United States Department of Defense (U.S. DOD). The Company’s BDS segment consists of approximately three businesses, which include BMA, N&SS and GS&S.
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The Company’s! BMA segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of military aircraft and weapons systems for global strike, which include fighter aircraft and missile systems; vertical lift, which include rotorcraft and tilt-rotor aircraft; autonomous systems, and mobility, surveillance and engagement, which include command and control, battle management, airborne, anti-submarine, transport and tanker aircraft. The Company’s segment programs include for global strike, which include EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle and Joint Direct Attack Munition; for vertical lift, which include CH-47 Chinook, AH-64 Apache, and V-22 Osprey; for autonomous systems, which include ScanEagle and Integrator, and for mobility, surveillance and engagement, which include C-17 Globemaster III, P-8 programs, and KC-46A Tanker.
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The Company’s N&SS segment is engaged in the research, development, production and modification of the following products and related services, such as electronics and information solutions, which include command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), cyber and information solutions, and intelligence systems; strategic missile and defense systems, for space and intelligence systems, which include satellites and commercial satellite launch vehicles, and space exploration. The programs in the segment include Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) for strategic missile and defense systems; commercial, civil and military satellites for space and intelligence systems, and Space Launch System (SLS), Commercial Crew and International Space Station for space exploration. Its segment also includes its joint venture operations related to United Launch Alliance.
Global Services & Support Segment (GS&S)
The Company’s GS&S segment provides services to aircraft and systems with a spectrum of products and service! s through! logistics, which include supply chain management and engineering support; maintenance, modification and upgrades for aircraft, and training systems and government services, which include pilot and maintenance training. The Company’s GS&S international operations include Boeing Defence U.K. Ltd., Boeing Defence Australia, as well as Alsalam Aircraft Company, Aviation Training International, Ltd and Boeing Sikorsky International Services LLC, joint ventures.
The Company’s logistics consist of an array of services that address the complete life cycle of aircraft and systems. The Company offers various programs, which include F/A-18E/F, F-15, AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook for domestic and international customers. The Company’s Aircraft modernization and sustainment is performed at centers throughout the United States and around the world, providing rapid cycle time and aircraft services for military customers on a range of BDS and non-BDS platforms. The Company’s aircraft programs include the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Peace Eagle contract with Turkey and Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) program. The Company’s training systems and government services consist of training capabilities for domestic and international customers, which include the design and development of trainers for different aircraft platforms, and logistics and asset management solutions.
Boeing Capital Segment (BCC)
The Company’s BCC segment seeks to ensure that Boeing customers have the financing they need to buy and take delivery of their Boeing product and manages overall financing. The Company’s BCC’s portfolio consists of equipment under operating leases, finance leases, notes and other receivables, assets held for sale or re-lease and investments.
The Company competes with Embraer, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Raytheon Company, General Dynamics Corporation, BAE Systems and Airbus Group.
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The Retail Ice Age could claim yet another victim. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.(NASDAQ: BBBY) announced it would close another 40 stores. The firm has said it will launch a series of “lab” stores where it will test product sales built around food and home d茅cor. American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has canceled all 737 Max flights through Aug. 19. The cancellations will affect roughly 115 flights per day or 1.5% of the company’s planned flights this summer. It’s unclear how much longer the fleet of Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) planes will remain grounded around the globe. Boeing has been working on a fix to address the anti-stall software responsible for a crash in Ethiopia in March. Look for earnings reports from Kona Grill Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.(NASDAQ: JBHT), and American Renal Associates Holdings Inc.(NYSE: ARA).
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Boeing stock took a serious hit in the first 20 days after one of its 737 Max 8 jets crashed in Ethiopia. But this could make the case to invest in Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) even stronger.
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Top Low Price Stocks To Buy Right Now: Las Vegas Sands Corp.(LVS)
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (“LVSC,” or together with its subsidiaries “we” or the “Company”) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading global developer of destination properties (integrated resorts) that feature premium accommodations, world-class gaming, entertainment and retail, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants and other amenities. We currently own and operate integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. We believe that our geographic diversity, best-in-class properties and convention-based business model provide us with the best platform in the hospitality and gaming industry to continue generating substantial cash flow while simultaneously pursuing new development opportunities. Our unique convention-based marketing strategy allows us to attract business travelers during the slower mid-week periods while leisure travelers occupy our properties during the weekends. Advisors’ Opinion:
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LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP (NYSE:LVS)Q12019 Earnings CallApril 17, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET
Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
- [By Garrett Baldwin]
When the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports gambling, states rushed to legalize the lucrative industry. At the time, most analysts were hawking the big names in the space – the multinational firms like Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).
- [By Rich Duprey]
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) already appears to be suffering from fatigue due to many of these issues; its revenues rose only 2.5% in Q4, a significant deceleration from the 6.7% increase in Q3, while adjusted earnings tumbled 12.5% to $0.77 per share. Adjusted property EBITDA was down 4.7%.Sands derives 58% of its adjusted property EBITDA from Macau. Only Wynn, at 77%, relies more heavily on the Chinese territory.
- [By Travis Hoium]
Marina Bay Sands is likely the most profitable resort and casino in the history of the gaming industry. One of only two casinos in Singapore, Las Vegas Sands’ (NYSE:LVS) crown jewel generates more than $1.5 billion of property EBITDA, a proxy for cash flow, each year, and has been an incrediblesuccess in Asia’s gaming market.
Top Low Price Stocks To Buy Right Now: Athersys, Inc.(ATHX)
Athersys, Inc., a biotechnology company, focuses on the research and development activities in the field of regenerative medicine. The companys lead platform product, MultiStem cell therapy, an allogeneic stem cell product, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of ischemic stroke and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); and that has completed Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction and hematopoietic stem cell transplant/graft-versus-host disease. It is also developing MultiStem cell therapy for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome. Its clinical development programs are focused on treating neurological conditions, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory and immune disorders, and other conditions. In addition, the company is involved in identifying and developing small molecule compounds with potential applications in indications, including obesity; related metabolic conditions, such as diabetes; and neurological indications consisting of schizophrenia. It has collaboration agreement with Pfizer Inc. to develop and commercialize MultiStem to treat IBD; RTI Surgical, Inc. to develop and commercialize biologic implants for orthopedic applications in the bone graft substitutes market; and collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company to provide cell lines expressing well validated drug targets produced compound screening and development. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Athersys Inc (NASDAQ:ATHX)Q42018 Earnings Conference CallMarch 14, 2019, 4:30 p.m. ET
Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
- [By Stephan Byrd]
Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX) shares shot up 9.4% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $1.64 and last traded at $1.63. 646,521 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 10% from the average session volume of 589,025 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.49.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Media stories about Athersys (NASDAQ:ATHX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Athersys earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 44.8155037155159 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.