LAB - LaBranche & Co. Inc. (LAB)

perfetto, fa piacere fare un +5,76 in queste condizioni. Liquidata posizione in gain
perfetto, fa piacere fare un +5,76 in queste condizioni. Liquidata posizione in gain

si poteva tenere: oggi +12% titolo da tenere sott'occhio assolutamente a questi livelli. Dovrebbe guadagnare molto da questa volatilità
titolo sempre in gran spolvero. Dovrebbero guadagnare di brutto con una volatilità così. Se uno lo avesse avuto in portafoglio non si sarebbe minimamente accorto dei casini dei mercati e dai minimi avrebbe sicuramente guadagnato
+9% è il titolo da avere con questi m
occhio, sembra bene impostata per rimbalzo
chiuse 10.000 3,42-4,06. Generosa....
LaBranche posts profit on big investment gain
Tue Jul 21, 2009 8:53am EDT
(Refiling to fix typographical error in 2nd bullet point)

* EPS 24 cents

* Pre-tax gain on NYSE Euronext shares $29.3 million

* Increases share repurchase program

NEW YORK, July 21 (Reuters) - LaBranche & Co (LAB.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), one of the New York Stock Exchange's largest specialist firms, reported a quarterly profit on Tuesday, compared with a year-earlier loss, thanks to a big gain on its NYSE Euronext Inc (NYX.PA: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) (NYX.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) shares.

Second-quarter net income was $13.3 million, or 24 cents per share, compared with a loss of $21.3 million, or 34 cents, for the year-ago period.

Earnings included a $29.3 million pre-tax unrealized gain on the NYSE Euronext shares, and income of $1 million related to an early debt repayment.

Revenue rose 74 percent to $64.6 million.

Analysts, on average, had expected profit of 10 cents per share on revenue of $55.5 million, according to Reuters Estimates.

The company said it had increased its share repurchase program by $25 million, to $65 million.

LaBranche shares closed Monday at $4.16 on the New York Stock Exchange. They are down nearly 37 percent in the last year. (Reporting by Chavon Sutton; Editing by John Wallace)
mi sembra fasullo questo -7%. Il book è alquanto sottile
molto bene+43% sganciate 5000 prese a 2,7 a 4$:D
LaBranche exits NYSE market-making in Barclays dealExplore related topics
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Comments Screener (1) Alert Email Print ShareBy Simon Kennedy, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Barclays said it's going to buy the New York Stock Exchange specialist business of LaBranche & Co. in a deal that will extend the U.K. bank's position as the top NYSE market maker and allow LaBranche to pay off debt.

The deal will also reduce the number of designated market makers on the NYSE to just four as the role has become increasingly marginalized by electronic trading. Market makers help improve liquidity by maintaining buy and sell quotes on all the companies they cover.

LaBranche /quotes/comstock/13*!lab/quotes/nls/lab (LAB 4.02, +1.24, +44.67%) said it will receive $25 million in cash for the business, which is responsible for around 700 NYSE-listed securities and is the third-largest market maker by number of securities traded