4 Things You Didn’t Know About Southwest Airlines (LUV)

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) has become a staple of travel for consumers within the United States. While many other airlines boast more accommodating features and more lavish upgrades, Southwest Airlines has stuck to a business model of shorter, cheaper flights that cater to consumers looking for quick and painless flight plans. While Southwest Airlines has … Read more

Integra LifeSciences (IART) Tops on Q1 Earnings, '18 View Up

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (IART – Free Report) reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 58 cents in the first quarter of 2018, up 48.7% from the year-ago figure. Adjusted EPS surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 18.4%. Revenue Discussion Total revenues in the reported quarter increased 38.1% year over year to $357.1 million, which surpassed … Read more

Helmerich & Payne (HP) Q2 Loss Meets Expectation, Sales Beat

Helmerich & Payne Inc. (HP – Free Report) recently reported second-quarter fiscal 2018 adjusted operating loss of 5 cents per share, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. However, the bottom line compared favorably with the year-ago adjusted loss of 47 cents. The outperformance was primarily driven by higher drilling activity at its biggest segment — U.S. … Read more

EQT Corp (EQT) Q1 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates

EQT Corporation (EQT – Free Report) reported first-quarter 2018 adjusted earnings of $1.01 per share, which lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.05 and improved from the prior-year quarter’s level of 44 cents. The downside was caused by increased operating expenses and lower realized prices.  Total operating revenues jumped 60.3% year over year to $1,433.6 … Read more

Basic Balance

What is ‘Basic Balance’ Basic balance is an economic measure for the balance of payments that combines the current account and capital account balances. The current account shows the net amount of a country’s income if it is in surplus, or spending if it is in deficit. The capital account records the net change in ownership of foreign assets. The basic … Read more