VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pennystocksinsiders.com (PSI) has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Elan (NYSE:ELN), and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM).
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Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced on Monday that the company has signed an agreement with AstraZeneca for the over-the-counter (OTC) rights for NEXIUM, under which Pfizer will acquire Nexium from AstraZeneca for an upfront payment of US$250 million. As a result of this transaction, Pfizer now expects its 2012 Adjusted R&D Expense guidance range of US$6.75 - US$7.25 billion, compared with previous guidance of US$6.5 - US$7.0 billion. The company also adjusted its 2012 Adjusted Diluted EPS guidance range to US$2.12 - US$2.22, from previous guidance of US$2.14 - US$2.24. What's more, Pfizer now expects its previous 2012 Reported Diluted EPS guidance range from US$1.23 - US$1.38 to US$1.21 - US$1.36. in the last trading session, shares of Pfizer rose 1.10% to US$23.98 with more than 23.74 million shares traded hands, compared to its average volume of 38.43 million shares. Do you think now is a good time to buy or sell Pfizer? Do you want to know when Pfizer insiders will purchase their shares? See insider trade report for PFE here.
Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL): Cosmetics company Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) recently reported strong quarterly earnings driven by better markets in the U.S. and China. The company announced a 25% increase in fourth-quarter profit, and stated that it expects sales to continue to improve throughout 2012. Net earnings came in at US$51.2 million, or 13 cents per share, compared to last year's US$41.1 million (or 10 cents per share). Estee Lauder's sales rose in every one of its geographic regions except the Asia Pacific, with its skincare sales rising 6% to US$16 million. The company's makeup sales rose 9% to US$17 million. "A very strong fourth quarter was driven largely by continued momentum in the U.S. and strong growth in China and travel retail," Estee Lauder CEO Fabrizio Freda said in a statement. "Our strategy is working, we believe it is sustainable and we continue to further strengthen our leadership in prestige beauty." Yet, company insiders have sold US$2.11 million in the last three months. Observing comprehensive analysis of Estee Lauder stock could help investors avoid big lost in investment. Check insider trade report for Estee Lauder here.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): By the end of July, the Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) approved a regular quarterly dividend of US$0.255 per common share, payable on October 1, 2012, to shareowners of record as of September 14, 2012. Shares of Coca-Cola gapped open sharply higher in the last trading session and closed higher by US$0.08 (or 0.20%) to US$39.38. Investors may want to find out how Coca-Cola company insiders like CEOs, CFOs and Directors are thinking about the future of the company. Check this insider trade report for Coca-Cola here.
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