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Financial Survey: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)

Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE: BF.A) and Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent recommendations and price […]

Head to Head Analysis: Cerus Corporation (CERS) and The Competition

Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ: CERS) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Cerus Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation. Insider and Institutional Ownership 58.1% of […]

Analyzing Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH) and Safety Insurance Group (SAFT)

Atlas Financial Holdings (NASDAQ: AFH) and Safety Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SAFT) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and risk. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Atlas Financial Holdings and Safety Insurance […]

Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC) Given News Impact Score of 0.21

Media stories about Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ) Share Price

Headlines about Enbridge Energy Management (NYSE:EEQ) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Equities Research Analysts’ Downgrades for November, 22nd (ANDV, CXW, EFOI, EFSC, FBNK, FSI, GLOB, KEY, OTEX, PHX)

Equities Research Analysts’ downgrades for Wednesday, November 22nd: Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:ANDV) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating. Corrections Corp. of America (NYSE:CXW) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating. Energy Focus (NASDAQ:EFOI) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a […]

ValuEngine Upgrades Patriot National, Inc. (PN) to Buy

Patriot National, Inc. (NYSE:PN) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. Patriot National (NYSE:PN) traded down $0.70 on Wednesday, reaching $0.36. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,118,024 shares, compared to its average volume of 143,458. The […]

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Upgraded to “Buy” by ValuEngine

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Several other equities analysts have also commented on ABT. Barclays PLC increased their target price on Abbott Laboratories from $57.00 to $60.00 and gave the company an “overweight” […]

$131.87 Million in Sales Expected for GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) This Quarter

Equities analysts forecast that GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) will report sales of $131.87 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have made estimates for GP Strategies Corporation’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $130.96 million and the highest is $132.65 million. GP Strategies Corporation reported sales of $127.28 million […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Automatic Data Processing (ADP) vs. Its Peers

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ: ADP) is one of 187 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Automatic Data Processing to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability. Volatility and Risk Automatic […]

Reviewing Nelnet (NNI) and Resources Connection (RECN)

Nelnet (NYSE: NNI) and Resources Connection (NASDAQ:RECN) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends. Institutional and Insider Ownership 39.7% of Nelnet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.4% of […]

Nintendo Co. (NTDOY) Receives $59.50 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Shares of Nintendo Co. (OTCMKTS:NTDOY) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the six research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy […]

LHC Group (LHCG) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.17

Press coverage about LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

United Fire Group (UFCS) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.03

Headlines about United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to […]

DBV Technologies (DBVT) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.17

News stories about DBV Technologies (NASDAQ:DBVT) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Head to Head Contrast: Atlantic Coast Financial (ACFC) vs. Its Rivals

Atlantic Coast Financial (NASDAQ: ACFC) is one of 311 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Atlantic Coast Financial to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Atlantic […]

Analysts Set CBS Corporation (CBS) Target Price at $73.33

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirty-one research firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target […]

T-Mobile Us Inc (PCS) Receives $70.75 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Shares of T-Mobile Us Inc (NYSE:PCS) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that […]

Genworth Financial (GNW) versus Patriot National (PN) Financial Analysis

Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) and Patriot National (NYSE:PN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Genworth Financial and Patriot National’s revenue, earnings per […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Impax Laboratories (IPXL) Share Price

News stories about Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ:IPXL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

AMERISAFE (AMSF) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

STR Holdings (STRI) versus Tessera Holding Corporation (XPER) Head-To-Head Review

STR Holdings (OTCMKTS: STRI) and Tessera Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:XPER) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership. Dividends Tessera Holding Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and […]

Contrasting Cannabis Sativa (CBDS) and Weight Watchers International (WTW)

Cannabis Sativa (OTCMKTS: CBDS) and Weight Watchers International (NYSE:WTW) are both services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and risk. Profitability This table compares Cannabis Sativa and Weight Watchers International’s net margins, return on […]

bluebird bio, Inc. (BLUE) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$1.59 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect bluebird bio, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) to report ($1.59) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have made estimates for bluebird bio’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($1.91) and the highest is ($0.78). bluebird bio reported earnings of ($1.88) per share during the same quarter last year, […]

Open Text Corporation (OTEX) Downgraded to Underperform at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) (TSE:OTC) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc. to an “underperform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $40.00 target price on the software maker’s stock. Raymond James Financial, Inc.’s target price suggests a potential upside of 21.14% […]

8×8 (EGHT) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about 8×8 (NASDAQ:EGHT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being […]

H&E Equipment Services (HEES) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Media coverage about H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the […]

Brokerages Set Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) Price Target at $115.50

Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: Alcoa Corp. (AA) vs. Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (NORNQ)

Alcoa Corp. (NYSE: AA) and Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (OTCMKTS:NORNQ) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Alcoa Corp. and Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.’s net […]

Head to Head Analysis: BG Medicine (BGMD) & Signal Genetics (MGEN)

BG Medicine (OTCMKTS: BGMD) and Signal Genetics (NASDAQ:MGEN) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk. Earnings & Valuation This table compares BG Medicine and Signal Genetics’ revenue, earnings per […]

Analysts Set Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) Price Target at $25.33

Shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The […]

Craig Henry Hansen Sells 130,000 Shares of Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd (ZAR) Stock

Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd (TSE:ZAR) Director Craig Henry Hansen sold 130,000 shares of Zargon Oil & Gas stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of C$0.42, for a total value of C$54,600.00. Craig Henry Hansen also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, October 10th, […]

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) Bonds Rise 1.5% During Trading

An issue of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE:RRD) bonds rose 1.5% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Wednesday. The debt issue has a 6.5% coupon and will mature on November 15, 2023. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $95.50. Price moves in a company’s bonds in credit […]

Airbus Group (EADSY) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Airbus Group (OTCMKTS:EADSY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Airbus Group NV manufactures airplanes and military equipment. The company operates through four segments which consist of The Airbus, The Eurocopter, The Astrium […]

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.05

News articles about Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to […]

Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.05

News coverage about Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bottomline […]

Head to Head Review: Canadian Solar (CSIQ) and Sunrun (RUN)

Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) and Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) are both small-cap energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and risk. Volatility and Risk Canadian Solar has a beta of 3.12, meaning that its stock price […]

Contrasting Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG)

Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ: FWONA) and Media General (NYSE:MEG) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for […]

Ringcentral, Inc. (RNG) Receives $43.50 Average Price Target from Analysts

Ringcentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the fifteen analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and twelve have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their […]

Caleres, Inc. (CAL) Receives $32.80 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Caleres, Inc. (NYSE:CAL) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that […]