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Analysts’ Downgrades for November, 20th (ADMP, BFR, CPTA, CUB, EGAN, GELYY, GOOD, HT, HTM, KWBT)

Analysts’ downgrades for Monday, November 20th: Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:ADMP) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, formerly Cellegy Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged engages in the research, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for the treatment […]

Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) Shares Gap Down to $62.17

Shares of Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) gapped down before the market opened on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $63.81, but opened at $62.17. Monster Beverage Corporation shares last traded at $61.16, with a volume of 2450892 shares traded. Several brokerages have weighed in on MNST. Citigroup Inc. set a $60.00 price objective […]

Head-To-Head Review: MasTec (MTZ) and Pike Corp (PIKE)

MasTec (NYSE: MTZ) and Pike Corp (NYSE:PIKE) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for MasTec and Pike […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: (LNCO) & Its Competitors

(NASDAQ: LNCO) is one of 5,143 public companies in the “” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares and its peers’ net margins, return on […]

Brokerages Expect Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO) to Post $0.09 Earnings Per Share

Analysts expect Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) to report earnings of $0.09 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Veeco Instruments’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.11 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.08. Veeco Instruments also posted earnings per share of $0.09 […]

Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (PMM) Given News Impact Rating of 0.25

Headlines about Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (NYSE:PMM) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS) Share Price

News coverage about Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to […]

MiMedx Group, Inc (MDXG) Shares Down 6.4%

MiMedx Group, Inc (NASDAQ:MDXG)’s share price was down 6.4% on Monday . The company traded as low as $10.97 and last traded at $11.06. Approximately 2,250,642 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 30% from the average daily volume of 1,727,815 shares. The stock had previously closed at $11.82. A number of equities analysts […]

NXT-ID Inc. (NXTD) Trading Down 9.4%

Shares of NXT-ID Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) fell 9.4% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $1.17 and last traded at $1.25. 851,682 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 194% from the average session volume of 289,643 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.38. Separately, Maxim Group reiterated a […]

Western Refining Logistics, (WNRL) and (SEMG) Financial Contrast

Western Refining Logistics, (NYSE: WNRL) and (NASDAQ:SEMG) are both companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk. Dividends Western Refining Logistics, pays an annual dividend of $1.87 per share and has a dividend yield […]

Hibbett Sports (HIBB) versus Golfsmith International Holdings (GOLF) Head to Head Review

Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ: HIBB) and Golfsmith International Holdings (NASDAQ:GOLF) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Hibbett […]

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $14.32 Billion

Wall Street analysts forecast that Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) will announce sales of $14.32 billion for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Best Buy Co.’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $14.45 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $14.22 billion. Best Buy Co. reported […]

Critical Analysis: Southern Company Gas (GAS) & Its Peers

Southern Company Gas (NYSE: GAS) is one of 14 public companies in the “Natural Gas Distribution” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Southern Company Gas to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends. Profitability This table compares Southern […]

Financial Comparison: STR Holdings (STRI) & Tessera Holding Corporation (XPER)

STR Holdings (OTCMKTS: STRI) and Tessera Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:XPER) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings. Earnings and Valuation This table compares STR Holdings and Tessera Holding Corporation’s top-line […]

Brokerages Expect D/B/A Chubb Limited New (CB) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $7.50 Billion

Wall Street analysts predict that D/B/A Chubb Limited New (NYSE:CB) will report $7.50 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have issued estimates for D/B/A Chubb Limited New’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $8.10 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $7.28 […]

Accuray Incorporated (ARAY) Trading Up 5.2%

Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ:ARAY) was up 5.2% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $5.30 and last traded at $5.05. Approximately 3,179,981 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 357% from the average daily volume of 695,995 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.80. Several equities research analysts recently weighed in […]

Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (GOL) Given Media Impact Score of 0.08

Media headlines about Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (NYSE:GOL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

Tp Icap Plc’s (TCAP) “Reduce” Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

Tp Icap Plc (LON:TCAP)‘s stock had its “reduce” rating reissued by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a report released on Monday. They currently have a GBX 435 ($5.72) price objective on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target suggests a potential downside of 11.44% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research analysts have also […]

Critical Review: ABIOMED (ABMD) versus IRIDEX Corporation (IRIX)

ABIOMED (NASDAQ: ABMD) and IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ:IRIX) are both healthcare companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation. Volatility & Risk ABIOMED has a beta of 0.23, meaning that its stock price is 77% […]

ARRIS International PLC (ARRS) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.77 Per Share

Equities analysts forecast that ARRIS International PLC (NASDAQ:ARRS) will announce $0.77 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for ARRIS International PLC’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.79 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.76. ARRIS International PLC reported earnings per […]

Global Ship Lease (GSL) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Review

Global Ship Lease (NYSE: GSL) is one of 25 public companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Global Ship Lease to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table […]

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (HTZ) Trading Up 7.9%

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HTZ) shares were up 7.9% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $19.13 and last traded at $19.09. Approximately 5,459,951 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 12% from the average daily volume of 6,225,248 shares. The stock had previously closed at $17.69. Several research analysts recently […]

Black Box Corporation (BBOX) Trading Up 10.8%

Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) was up 10.8% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $3.65 and last traded at $3.60. Approximately 516,450 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 185% from the average daily volume of 181,130 shares. The stock had previously closed at $3.25. Separately, Sidoti downgraded shares […]

Ocean Rig UDW (ORIG) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Media stories about Ocean Rig UDW (NASDAQ:ORIG) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring 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 to one […]

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (GWPH) Earns Buy Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:GWPH)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a $208.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 81.23% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, “Tonight […]

ARMOUR Residential REIT (ARR) & Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS) Critical Analysis

ARMOUR Residential REIT (NYSE: ARR) and Preferred Apartment Communities (NYSE:APTS) are both small-cap financials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations. Institutional & Insider Ownership 51.0% of ARMOUR Residential REIT shares are held […]

Analyzing Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) & The Competition

Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE: EGO) is one of 61 publicly-traded companies in the “Gold Mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Eldorado Gold Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Moneygram International, Inc. (MGI) Will Announce Earnings of $0.27 Per Share

Equities analysts expect Moneygram International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGI) to post earnings per share of $0.27 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for Moneygram International’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.24 to $0.29. Moneygram International posted earnings of $0.20 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest […]

Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (ERI) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERI) saw unusually-high trading volume on Monday . Approximately 1,977,405 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 175% from the previous session’s volume of 718,342 shares.The stock last traded at $29.65 and had previously closed at $29.20. ERI has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded […]

QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) saw an uptick in trading volume on Monday . 1,474,704 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 929% from the previous session’s volume of 143,360 shares.The stock last traded at $10.04 and had previously closed at $9.19. The stock has a market cap of $420.12, a PE ratio of 306.33 and […]

Trivago N.V. ADS (TRVG) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.20

News headlines about Trivago N.V. ADS (NASDAQ:TRVG) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Steven Bangert Sells 2,000 Shares of CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) Stock

CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) CEO Steven Bangert sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.48, for a total value of $40,960.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,006,359 shares in the company, […]

Donald J. Steinberg Sells 4,039,253 Shares of Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (MCOA) Stock

Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MCOA) insider Donald J. Steinberg sold 4,039,253 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.02, for a total value of $80,785.06. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can […]

Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (AQUA) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.07

News articles about Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE:AQUA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest […]

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) & Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B (TGS) Financial Survey

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) and Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B (NYSE:TGS) are both mid-cap energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and earnings. Volatility & Risk Murphy Oil Corporation has a beta […]

Reviewing Microsemi Communications (VTSS) & Its Competitors

Microsemi Communications (NASDAQ: VTSS) is one of 26 public companies in the “Integrated Circuits” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Microsemi Communications to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk. Risk and Volatility Microsemi Communications has a beta […]

Avista Corporation (AVA) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.54 Per Share

Analysts predict that Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA) will report earnings per share of $0.54 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Avista Corporation’s earnings. Avista Corporation posted earnings of $0.62 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 12.9%. The […]

CNO Financial Group (CNO) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.50

News stories about CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news 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 negative one to positive one, with scores […]

AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17

News headlines about AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one […]

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]