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United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Santander Consumer USA Holdings (SC) Stock Price

Media stories about Santander Consumer USA Holdings (NYSE:SC) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of 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 one, with scores nearest […]

Critical Comparison: Synnex Corporation (SNX) versus Its Peers

Synnex Corporation (NYSE: SNX) is one of 22 public companies in the “Computer Peripherals” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Synnex Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, risk and institutional ownership. Dividends Synnex Corporation pays an annual dividend of […]

YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) and PetroChina Company Limited (PTR) Financial Analysis

YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: YPF) and PetroChina Company Limited (NYSE:PTR) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and dividends. Dividends YPF Sociedad Anonima pays an annual dividend of $0.07 per share […]

Head-To-Head Contrast: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) vs. Its Competitors

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) is one of 22 public companies in the “Quick Service Restaurants” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare McDonald’s Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 67.9% of McDonald’s […]

STV Group Plc. (STVG) Hits New 12-Month Low at $340.00

STV Group Plc. (LON:STVG) shares reached a new 52-week low on Tuesday . The company traded as low as GBX 340 ($4.58) and last traded at GBX 345 ($4.65), with a volume of 4,241 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 353 ($4.76). A number of research firms recently weighed in on […]

Anpario PLC (ANP) Reaches New 52-Week High at $375.00

Shares of Anpario PLC (LON:ANP) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as GBX 375 ($5.06) and last traded at GBX 375 ($5.06), with a volume of 9,875 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 336 ($4.53). ANP has been the subject of a number of […]

NetEase Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NTES)

NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) was the target of unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors purchased 9,838 call options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 436% compared to the average daily volume of 1,837 call options. Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dynamic Technology Lab […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Utilities SPDR (XLU)

Utilities SPDR (NYSE:XLU) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors purchased 19,980 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 134% compared to the typical volume of 8,531 put options. Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Captrust Financial Advisors acquired a new […]

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC) Earns “Hold” Rating from Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) in a research report sent to investors on Sunday. They currently have a $8.00 price target on the semiconductor company’s stock. LSCC has been the topic of a number of other reports. Craig Hallum reissued a hold rating and issued a […]

Cowen and Company Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN)

Cowen and Company reiterated their hold rating on shares of Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) in a research report sent to investors on Sunday. The firm currently has a $24.00 price target on the oil and gas company’s stock. PTEN has been the topic of a number of other research reports. UBS AG reissued a buy […]

Turning Point Brands’ (TPB) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE:TPB) in a report released on Sunday. They currently have a $20.00 price objective on the stock. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Turning Point Brands from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. […]

BanColombia S.A. (CIB) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

BanColombia S.A. (NYSE:CIB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “BanColombia is Colombia’s largest bank in terms of assets and also has the largest market participation in deposit products and loans. “ Other equities analysts also recently issued research […]

Cantor Fitzgerald Initiates Coverage on CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (CBAY)

Research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald assumed coverage on shares of CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm set an “overweight” rating and a $16.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s target price suggests a potential upside of 108.06% from the stock’s current price. The analysts […]

SunTrust Banks Weighs in on Green Bancorp, Inc.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (GNBC)

Green Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNBC) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks decreased their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Green Bancorp in a research note issued on Monday. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Young now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.29 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Dometic Group Ab (DTCGF) to Hold

Dometic Group Ab (NASDAQ:DTCGF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Dometic Group AB provides branded solutions for mobile living in the areas of Climate, Hygiene & Sanitation and Food & Beverage. It offers […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV) Share Price

News coverage about Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE:SNV) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring 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 […]

Genpact Limited (G) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.12

Headlines about Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Genpact Limited […]

ARRIS International PLC (ARRS) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.09

News headlines about ARRIS International PLC (NASDAQ:ARRS) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being […]

Analyzing Liberty Broadband Corporation (LBRDK) & DISH Network Corporation (DISH)

Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ: LBRDK) and DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current recommendations for Liberty […]

Hess Midstream Partners (HESM) vs. Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (TGP) Head-To-Head Analysis

Hess Midstream Partners (NASDAQ: HESM) and Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE:TGP) are both small-cap energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, dividends and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Hess Midstream Partners and Teekay […]

F.N.B. Corporation (FNB) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “FNB Corporation is a diversified financial services company serving banking, trust, consumer finance and insurance customers through community banking affiliates and other subsidiaries with offices in Florida, Pennsylvania, […]

Novan Inc (NOVN) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Novan Inc (NASDAQ:NOVN) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price target […]

El Paso Electric Company (EE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $61.00 price target on the utilities provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 12.13% from the company’s previous […]

Ralph Lauren Corporation (RL) Coverage Initiated at Barclays PLC

Equities researchers at Barclays PLC began coverage on shares of Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) in a report released on Tuesday. The firm set an “underweight” rating and a $84.00 price target on the textile maker’s stock. Barclays PLC’s price target suggests a potential downside of 5.73% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on AbbVie (ABBV)

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 278 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 121% compared to the average daily volume of 126 put options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ABBV shares. Vetr raised AbbVie from a […]

Fanhua Inc. (FANH) Hits New 52-Week High at $12.69

Shares of Fanhua Inc. (NASDAQ:FANH) reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $12.69 and last traded at $12.70, with a volume of 97,760 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $12.08. Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Fanhua from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in […]

Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Reaches New 1-Year Low at $156.08

Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $156.08 and last traded at $156.48, with a volume of 910,973 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $167.83. AYI has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research […]

The Finish Line Sees Unusually High Options Volume (FINL)

The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 12,555 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,002% compared to the average volume of 1,139 put options. In other The Finish Line news, COO Melissa A. Greenwell sold 4,077 shares of the […]

Research Analysts’ Downgrades for September, 21st (ACU, ADI, GALT, HNP, IMGN, ITOCY, JAPSY, KERX, MCRB, MINI)

Research Analysts’ downgrades for Thursday, September 21st: Acme United (NYSEMKT:ACU) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating. Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a buy rating to a hold rating. Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a sell rating to […]

Deutsche Bank AG Analysts Give Hannover Rueck SE (HNR1) a €100.00 Price Target

Deutsche Bank AG set a €100.00 ($119.05) target price on Hannover Rueck SE (FRA:HNR1) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on HNR1. UBS AG set a €109.00 ($129.76) price target on […]

Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates “€19.30” Price Target for Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE)

Deutsche Bank AG set a €19.30 ($22.98) target price on Deutsche Telekom AG (FRA:DTE) in a report released on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other research firms also recently issued reports on DTE. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €21.80 ($25.95) target price on Deutsche Telekom […]

Basf Se (BAS) PT Set at €90.10 by Commerzbank Ag

Basf Se (ETR:BAS) has been assigned a €90.10 ($107.26) price target by equities researchers at Commerzbank Ag in a report released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the basic materials company’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Macquarie set a €105.00 ($125.00) price target on shares […]

Weekly Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Under Armour (UA)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Under Armour (NYSE: UA): 9/19/2017 – Under Armour was downgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company from a “market perform” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $17.00. 9/13/2017 – Under Armour […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Valhi (VHI) vs. Venator Materials PLC (VNTR)

Valhi (NYSE: VHI) and Venator Materials PLC (NASDAQ:VNTR) are both basic materials 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 2.2% of Valhi shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% […]

Analyzing United Natural Foods (UNFI) & Its Peers

United Natural Foods (NASDAQ: UNFI) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Food Retail & Distribution” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare United Natural Foods to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk. Profitability This table compares […]

Manitowoc Food Service, Inc. (WBT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.25 Per Share

Brokerages expect that Manitowoc Food Service, Inc. (NYSE:WBT) will announce earnings of $0.25 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Manitowoc Food Service’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.22 to $0.27. Manitowoc Food Service posted earnings of $0.20 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates […]

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Short Interest Update

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 468,377 shares, a decrease of 46.5% from the August 15th total of 875,385 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 759,079 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (FSNN) Stock Price Down 15% on Insider Selling

Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSNN) was down 15% during trading on Wednesday after an insider sold shares in the company. The company traded as low as $2.41 and last traded at $2.50. Approximately 1,099,087 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 143% from the average daily volume of 451,452 shares. The stock had […]

ChannelAdvisor Corporation’s (ECOM) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Needham & Company LLC

Needham & Company LLC reissued their buy rating on shares of ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM) in a research report sent to investors on Sunday morning. They currently have a $18.00 price target on the software maker’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of ChannelAdvisor […]