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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Home BancShares, Inc. (HOMB) to Sell

Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOMB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “HOME BANCSHARES, INC. is a bank holding company, headquartered in Conway, Arkansas, with six wholly owned bank subsidiaries that provide a broad range of commercial and retail […]

Time Inc. (TIME) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on TIME. ValuEngine lowered shares of Time from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in […]

Iofina plc’s (IOF) Corporate Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap

Iofina plc (LON:IOF)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at FinnCap in a research report issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 20 ($0.27) target price on the stock. FinnCap’s target price suggests a potential upside of 72.04% from the stock’s current price. Iofina plc (LON IOF) opened at 13.00 on […]

Head to Head Contrast: Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) versus NACCO Industries (NC)

Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE: TUP) and NACCO Industries (NYSE:NC) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Dividends Tupperware Brands Corporation pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and […]

Analyzing ORBCOMM (ORBC) and Its Competitors

ORBCOMM (NASDAQ: ORBC) is one of 36 public companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare ORBCOMM to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect FARO Technologies, Inc. (FARO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $90.81 Million

Analysts expect that FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FARO) will report sales of $90.81 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for FARO Technologies’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $93.00 million and the lowest is $88.00 million. FARO Technologies posted sales of $79.60 million during the same quarter last […]

BNP Paribas Reiterates “€8.40” Price Target for E.On Se (EOAN)

BNP Paribas set a €8.40 ($10.00) target price on E.On Se (FRA:EOAN) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock. EOAN has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC set a €9.40 ($11.19) target price on shares of E.On Se […]

N+1 Singer Reiterates Hold Rating for Accesso Technology Group PLC (ACSO)

Accesso Technology Group PLC (LON:ACSO)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at N+1 Singer in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a GBX 1,747 ($23.55) price objective on the stock. N+1 Singer’s price target would suggest a potential downside of 4.54% from the company’s previous close. Separately, Numis Securities […]

Attraqt Group PLC (ATQT) Rating Reiterated by N+1 Singer

Attraqt Group PLC (LON:ATQT)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating reissued by stock analysts at N+1 Singer in a research report issued on Wednesday. Attraqt Group PLC (LON ATQT) opened at 48.00 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 46.28 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 44.07. The stock’s market […]

Antero Midstream GP (AMGP) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media coverage about Antero Midstream GP (NASDAQ:AMGP) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news 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 -1 to 1, with scores closest […]

White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Headlines about White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press 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 being the most favorable. White […]

Cantel Medical Corp. (CMD) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Press coverage about Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE:CMD) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest […]

Workiva Inc. (WK) Rating Reiterated by SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a research note issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $24.00 target price on the software maker’s stock, up from their previous target price of $22.00. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s price target would suggest a potential upside of […]

Imperial Capital Begins Coverage on Cimarex Energy Co (XEC)

Imperial Capital started coverage on shares of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) in a research report released on Tuesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $135.00 price target on the oil and gas producer’s stock. Imperial Capital also issued estimates for Cimarex Energy’s Q3 2017 earnings at $0.82 EPS, Q4 2017 […]

Morgan Stanley Lowers Industria de Diseno Textil SA (IDEXY) to Equal Weight

Morgan Stanley cut shares of Industria de Diseno Textil SA (OTC:IDEXY) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. IDEXY has been the subject of several other reports. Berenberg Bank cut shares of Industria de Diseno Textil SA from a buy rating to a hold […]

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Globalstar, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSAT) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday. Shares of Globalstar (NYSEMKT:GSAT) opened at 1.79 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $1.90 and a 200-day moving average price of $1.92. Globalstar has a […]

Essendant (ESND) vs. Intersections (INTX) Financial Survey

Essendant (NASDAQ: ESND) and Intersections (NASDAQ:INTX) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership. Risk & Volatility Essendant has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is […]

Head to Head Survey: Neos Therapeutics (NEOS) and Its Competitors

Neos Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NEOS) is one of 112 publicly-traded companies in the “Pharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Neos Therapeutics to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of […]

Williams Capital Lowers PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) (PNM) to Sell

Williams Capital lowered shares of PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) (NYSE:PNM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. Williams Capital currently has $38.00 price objective on the utilities provider’s stock. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on PNM. Jefferies Group LLC […]

Scana Corporation (SCG) Cut to “Hold” at Williams Capital

Williams Capital downgraded shares of Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Monday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have $70.00 price objective on the utilities provider’s stock, down from their prior price objective of $80.00. Williams Capital also issued estimates for Scana Corporation’s Q4 […]

FIRST REPUBLIC BANK (FRC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of FIRST REPUBLIC BANK (NYSE:FRC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “First Republic’s shares outperformed the industry over the last six months. The bank has a decent earnings surprise history. It surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in […]

ServiceNow’s (NOW) Buy Rating Reiterated at Summit Redstone

Summit Redstone reiterated their buy rating on shares of ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has a $135.00 price objective on the information technology services provider’s stock. NOW has been the subject of several other research reports. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on ServiceNow in […]

Wendy’s Company (The) (WEN) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Media coverage about Wendy’s Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores […]

First Industrial Realty Trust (FR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

Press coverage about First Industrial Realty Trust (NYSE:FR) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 […]

H. B. Fuller Company (FUL) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.68 Per Share, Seaport Global Securities Forecasts

H. B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) – Equities research analysts at Seaport Global Securities lowered their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of H. B. Fuller in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Harrison now anticipates that the specialty chemicals company will post earnings of $0.68 […]

Evoke Pharma, Inc. (EVOK) Given “Buy” Rating at HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVOK) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. HC Wainwright currently has a $9.00 price objective on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of […]

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (GNMK) Now Covered by Bank of America Corporation

Bank of America Corporation started coverage on shares of GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMK) in a research note released on Monday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $13.00 price objective on the medical equipment provider’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. BidaskClub downgraded GenMark Diagnostics […]

Resolute Energy Corporation’s (REN) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Resolute Energy Corporation (NYSE:REN) in a report published on Monday. They currently have a $50.00 target price on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Imperial Capital also issued estimates for Resolute Energy Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.25 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.31 EPS, Q1 […]

Reviewing Noah Holdings (NOAH) & Oaktree Capital Group (OAK)

Noah Holdings (NYSE: NOAH) and Oaktree Capital Group (NYSE:OAK) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability and valuation. Profitability This table compares Noah Holdings and Oaktree Capital Group’s net margins, return on […]

Contrasting Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MBT) and BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)

Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE: MBT) and BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Mobile TeleSystems OJSC and BlackBerry […]

Head to Head Survey: Kadant (KAI) versus Its Competitors

Kadant (NYSE: KAI) is one of 18 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial Machinery” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Kadant to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations. Institutional & Insider Ownership 90.7% of Kadant shares are owned […]

HSBC Holdings plc Reiterates Buy Rating for Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY)

HSBC Holdings plc reiterated their buy rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning, MarketBeat reports. The firm currently has a GBX 76 ($1.02) price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Investec restated […]

J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW) Given New GBX 910 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) had its price target hoisted by Morgan Stanley from GBX 830 ($11.19) to GBX 910 ($12.27) in a research report released on Monday. They currently have an underweight rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on JDW. Peel Hunt increased their target price […]

Papa John’s International, Inc. (PZZA) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) in a research note issued to investors on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $90.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on PZZA. Longbow Research reaffirmed a buy rating and […]

Jefferies Group LLC Cuts Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG) Price Target to GBX 2,070

Go-Ahead Group plc (LON:GOG) had its price objective cut by equities researchers at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 2,425 ($32.70) to GBX 2,070 ($27.91) in a research report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target indicates a potential upside of 27.38% from the stock’s […]

Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The firm currently has a $120.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would suggest a potential upside of 11.59% from the company’s […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR) to Buy

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $25.00 target price on the medical instruments supplier’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 13.95% from the stock’s current price. According […]

Financial Survey: Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) vs. KeyCorp (KEY)

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ: ABCB) and KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and analyst recommendations. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Ameris Bancorp and KeyCorp’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and […]

Credit Suisse Group Initiates Coverage on Vistra Energy Corp. (VST)

Stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) in a report released on Wednesday. The firm set an “outperform” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Credit Suisse Group’s target price points to a potential upside of 9.77% from the stock’s current price. Other equities research […]

Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) PT Raised to $50.00

Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) had its target price raised by equities research analysts at Barclays PLC from $42.00 to $50.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Barclays PLC’s price target suggests a potential upside of 42.65% from the stock’s previous […]