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Fintech Innovation a Solid Alternative to Established Options

FinTech money transfer companies have dramatically changed the way we move money from one country to another. The traditional model which espouses banks as the de facto money transmission mechanism is quickly losing favour with clients around the world. For starters, banks and institutional financial organizations eat into more of every $1 sent abroad than […]

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Comerica Incorporated’s Q3 2018 Earnings (CMA)

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) – Research analysts at DA Davidson upped their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Comerica in a report issued on Tuesday, July 17th. DA Davidson analyst G. Tenner now forecasts that the financial services provider will post earnings of $1.78 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for First Community Co. (FCCO) Raised by FIG Partners

First Community Co. (NASDAQ:FCCO) – Investment analysts at FIG Partners upped their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for First Community in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, July 19th. FIG Partners analyst B. Martin now forecasts that the bank will earn $0.40 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for Hope Bancorp Inc Decreased by FIG Partners (HOPE)

Hope Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HOPE) – FIG Partners reduced their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for Hope Bancorp in a research note issued on Wednesday, July 18th. FIG Partners analyst T. Coffey now expects that the financial services provider will earn $0.36 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.38. FIG Partners also […]

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) PT Raised to C$270.00 at BMO Capital Markets

Canadian Pacific Railway (TSE:CP) (NYSE:CP) had its price objective hoisted by BMO Capital Markets from C$265.00 to C$270.00 in a research report released on Thursday morning. BMO Capital Markets currently has a c$254.60 rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on CP. CIBC raised their price objective on […]

First Majestic Silver (FR) Given New C$13.00 Price Target at Cormark

First Majestic Silver (TSE:FR) (NYSE:AG) had its price objective trimmed by Cormark from C$14.00 to C$13.00 in a research note published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a c$9.03 rating on the mining company’s stock. Cormark also issued estimates for First Majestic Silver’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.01 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.05 […]

Obsidian Energy (OBE) Price Target Raised to C$1.75 at CIBC

Obsidian Energy (TSE:OBE) had its price objective hoisted by stock analysts at CIBC from C$1.50 to C$1.75 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. CIBC’s price objective points to a potential upside of 28.68% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other brokerages also recently commented on OBE. CSFB lifted […]

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (FB) Price Target Increased to $235.00 by Analysts at Citigroup

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) had its target price boosted by investment analysts at Citigroup to $235.00 in a research note issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the social networking company’s stock. Citigroup’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 11.94% from the stock’s current price. […]

Skechers USA (SKX) Lowered to “Neutral” at UBS Group

Skechers USA (NYSE:SKX) was downgraded by research analysts at UBS Group from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Friday, www.benzinga.com reports. They currently have a $37.00 target price on the textile maker’s stock, down from their prior target price of $41.00. UBS Group’s target price would suggest a […]

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (FB) PT Raised to $250.00

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) had its price objective upped by investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies to $250.00 in a report issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has an “in-line” rating on the social networking company’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ price objective points to a potential upside of 19.08% from the […]

Nike (NKE) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

Headlines about Nike (NYSE:NKE) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nike […]

Polypipe Group PLC (PLP) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Polypipe Group PLC (LON:PLP) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts […]

Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have […]

Lundin Mining (LUNMF) and Pretium Resources (PVG) Head to Head Analysis

Lundin Mining (OTCMKTS: LUNMF) and Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 0.0% of Lundin Mining shares are owned by institutional investors. […]

Head to Head Contrast: Insulet (PODD) and CELLECT BIOTECH/S (APOP)

CELLECT BIOTECH/S (NASDAQ: APOP) and Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CELLECT BIOTECH/S and […]

Critical Comparison: Antero Midstream GP (AMGP) and Enterprise Products Partners (EPD)

Antero Midstream GP (NYSE: AMGP) and Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE:EPD) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk. Dividends Antero Midstream GP pays an annual dividend of $0.43 per share and […]

HC Wainwright Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Interpace Diagnostics Group (IDXG)

Interpace Diagnostics Group (NASDAQ:IDXG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by investment analysts at HC Wainwright in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $3.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock. HC Wainwright’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 185.71% from the stock’s current price. The […]

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (WWD) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (NASDAQ:WWD) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, July 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.02 per share for the quarter. Shares of NASDAQ:WWD opened at $82.32 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40, a quick ratio of […]

Total System Services (TSS) to Release Earnings on Monday

Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Monday, July 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.08 per share for the quarter. Total System Services has set its FY18 guidance at $4.25-4.35 EPS. Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on […]

Westshore Terminals Investment (WTE.UN) Sets New 1-Year High at $24.75

Westshore Terminals Investment Corp (TSE:WTE.UN)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as C$24.75 and last traded at C$0.00, with a volume of 0 shares. About Westshore Terminals Investment Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation through owns all of the limited partnership units of Westshore Terminals […]

Topps Tiles (TPT) Reaches New 12-Month Low at $57.50

Topps Tiles Plc (LON:TPT)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as GBX 57.50 ($0.76) and last traded at GBX 58.40 ($0.77), with a volume of 311242 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 60 ($0.79). Several brokerages have issued reports […]

DA Davidson Brokers Cut Earnings Estimates for LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc (LTXB)

LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:LTXB) – Stock analysts at DA Davidson reduced their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for shares of LegacyTexas Financial Group in a research report issued on Wednesday, July 18th. DA Davidson analyst G. Tenner now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.82 for the quarter, down […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG) Lifted by Analyst

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NOG) – Equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks raised their Q3 2018 earnings per share estimates for Northern Oil & Gas in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, July 18th. SunTrust Banks analyst N. Dingmann now expects that the energy company will post earnings per share of $0.09 for […]

William Blair Comments on Shake Shack Inc’s Q3 2018 Earnings (SHAK)

Shake Shack Inc (NYSE:SHAK) – William Blair increased their Q3 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Shake Shack in a report issued on Wednesday, July 18th. William Blair analyst S. Zackfia now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.18 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.17. […]

Deutsche Bank Analysts Give Commerzbank (CBK) a €10.00 Price Target

Deutsche Bank set a €10.00 ($11.76) price target on Commerzbank (ETR:CBK) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other research firms have also issued reports on CBK. HSBC set a €13.00 ($15.29) price objective on shares of Commerzbank and gave […]

Daimler (DAI) PT Set at €77.00 by Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group set a €77.00 ($90.59) target price on Daimler (ETR:DAI) in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. DAI has been the subject of several other research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €85.00 ($100.00) price target on shares of Daimler and gave the […]

Covestro (1COV) Given a €120.00 Price Target by Kepler Capital Markets Analysts

Covestro (ETR:1COV) received a €120.00 ($141.18) price objective from Kepler Capital Markets in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Kepler Capital Markets’ price target points to a potential upside of 49.59% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research analysts have […]

Scout24 (G24) PT Set at €45.00 by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €45.00 ($52.94) price target on Scout24 (ETR:G24) in a report issued on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Commerzbank set a €42.00 ($49.41) price target on shares of Scout24 and gave the company […]

Atlas Air Worldwide (AAWW) and PHI INC/SH (PHII) Head-To-Head Survey

Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ: AAWW) and PHI INC/SH (NASDAQ:PHII) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and risk. Profitability This table compares Atlas Air Worldwide and PHI INC/SH’s net margins, return […]

Comparing Valeritas (VLRX) & Presbia (LENS)

Valeritas (NASDAQ: VLRX) and Presbia (NASDAQ:LENS) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent recommendations for Valeritas and Presbia, as provided by […]

Murphy USA Inc (MUSA) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.12 Per Share

Analysts expect Murphy USA Inc (NYSE:MUSA) to post $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Murphy USA’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.89 to $1.20. Murphy USA reported earnings per share of $1.51 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate […]

$0.95 Earnings Per Share Expected for Charter Communications Inc (CHTR) This Quarter

Analysts forecast that Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ:CHTR) will report $0.95 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Fourteen analysts have issued estimates for Charter Communications’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.56 and the lowest is $0.52. Charter Communications posted earnings per share of $0.52 in the same quarter last year, which […]

MKS Instruments (MKSI) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) will be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, July 23rd. Analysts expect MKS Instruments to post earnings of $2.23 per share for the quarter. MKS Instruments has set its Q2 guidance at $2.09-2.36 EPS. MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 24th. […]

IDEX (IEX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

IDEX (NYSE:IEX) will post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, July 24th. Analysts expect IDEX to post earnings of $1.31 per share for the quarter. IDEX has set its FY18 guidance at $5.05-5.20 EPS. IDEX (NYSE:IEX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 30th. The industrial products company reported […]

Five Below (FIVE) Shares Gap Down After Insider Selling

Five Below Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE)’s share price gapped down prior to trading on Friday following insider selling activity. The stock had previously closed at $110.09, but opened at $107.93. Five Below shares last traded at $102.94, with a volume of 2114100 shares changing hands. Specifically, Director Thomas Vellios sold 60,000 shares of Five Below stock in […]

FinnCap Reaffirms “Corporate” Rating for NAHL Group (NAH)

FinnCap reissued their corporate rating on shares of NAHL Group (LON:NAH) in a report issued on Wednesday morning. LON:NAH opened at GBX 117.25 ($1.55) on Wednesday. NAHL Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 122.75 ($1.62) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 199.47 ($2.64). About NAHL Group NAHL Group plc provides marketing services […]

Kirkland Lake Gold (KL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kirkland Lake Gold (NYSE:KL) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. engages in the provision of mining and mineral exploration. It focuses on gold assets primarily in Macassa Mine Complex, the Taylor Mine located […]

Barclays Cuts Prudential (PRU) Price Target to GBX 2,076

Prudential (LON:PRU) had its price target cut by Barclays from GBX 2,144 ($28.38) to GBX 2,076 ($27.48) in a research note released on Wednesday. They currently have an overweight rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on PRU. HSBC reissued a buy rating on shares of Prudential […]

Barclays Cuts Ferrexpo (FXPO) Price Target to GBX 140

Ferrexpo (LON:FXPO) had its target price reduced by Barclays from GBX 185 ($2.45) to GBX 140 ($1.85) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. They currently have an underweight rating on the iron ore producer’s stock. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. HSBC raised shares of Ferrexpo to […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for Tile Shop Holdings Inc Increased by Piper Jaffray Companies (TTS)

Tile Shop Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:TTS) – Equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies lifted their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for Tile Shop in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, July 19th. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst P. Keith now expects that the company will earn $0.06 per share for the quarter, up from […]

First Majestic Silver Corp. Forecasted to Earn Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.01 Per Share (AG)

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR) – Investment analysts at Cormark issued their Q2 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of First Majestic Silver in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, July 18th. Cormark analyst R. Gray anticipates that the mining company will post earnings per share of $0.01 for […]