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Jabil Beats on Sales and Earnings; Announces Buyback

St. Petersburg, Florida’s Jabil, Inc. (NYSE: JBL - $27.90) a supplier of turnkey manufacturing services for circuit board assemblies and systems, posted mostly positive fiscal third-quarter results. The company achieved revenues of $5.4 billion, far more than expectations of $4.9 billion and 21% higher than the previous-year figure. Adjusted earnings per share rose to $0.46 from $0.31, exceeding… Continue reading Jabil Beats on Sales and Earnings; Announces Buyback

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Allocation Update – Aggressive Portfolio

In today’s update, we will look at the allocation for the aggressive candidates and, based on factors cited the other day, tweak the recommended distribution across the group. For the most part, I am fairly comfortable with the current allocation that has worked well over the past year. However, I am going to lighten my… Continue reading Allocation Update – Aggressive Portfolio

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Cerner Inks Deal with Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs announced a $10 billion, ten-year contract with health technology provider Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ: CERN - $61.34) for the VA to use off-the-shelf Cerner solutions to deliver veterans, transitioning service members and their care providers access to their medical history through a single electronic health record system. Using technology that has been… Continue reading Cerner Inks Deal with Veterans Affairs

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Applied Materials Delivers Record Results; Guides in Line with Estimates

Compared to the second quarter of last year, Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT - $53.96) grew net sales by 29%. The world's largest supplier of chip-making equipment said net sales rose to a record $4.57 billion from $3.55 billion and above the $4.47 billion anticipated by analysts. Applied benefited from chipmakers spending heavily to meet rising demand for… Continue reading Applied Materials Delivers Record Results; Guides in Line with Estimates

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Harris Wins Contract from India’s Airport Authority

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS - $156.22) has been selected to modernize India’s air traffic management communications infrastructure and support one of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets, which is expected to double in size over the next 10 years. The Airports Authority of India, which owns and maintains 129 airports, awarded Harris a 15-year $141… Continue reading Harris Wins Contract from India’s Airport Authority

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Cerner Results Disappoint; Lowers Guidance

Shares of health care information technology provider Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ: CERN - $53.42) are falling about 8% in today’s trading following less-than-expected first quarter results. Revenue for the period was $1.293 billion, an increase of 3% compared to $1.260 billion in the first quarter of 2017, but below the $1.3 billion Wall Street was looking for. Adjusted earnings… Continue reading Cerner Results Disappoint; Lowers Guidance

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Harris Delivers Strong Profits; Outlook Raised

Melbourne, Florida’s Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS - $151.51) reported strong fiscal third quarter results with sales and orders growth. Total revenue for the period was $1.57 billion, up 5% compared with the prior year, with growth across all three segments led by Electronic Systems and Communication Systems. Earnings per share grew double digits to $1.67 from… Continue reading Harris Delivers Strong Profits; Outlook Raised