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Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp

KeyCorp reissued their hold rating on shares of Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT) in a report issued on Monday morning. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Central Garden & Pet’s FY2017 earnings at $1.51 EPS. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on CENT. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Central Garden & Pet […]

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) Earns “Buy” Rating from HSBC Holdings plc

HSBC Holdings plc reiterated their buy rating on shares of Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. They currently have a GBX 2,500 ($33.22) target price on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group restated an outperform […]

Citi Trends, Inc. (CTRN) Upgraded to “B-” at TheStreet

TheStreet upgraded shares of Citi Trends, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTRN) from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a research note published on Monday. Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Citi Trends from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Citi Trends (NASDAQ:CTRN) opened at 20.93 on Monday. Citi Trends has a […]

Needham & Company LLC Reiterates $179.00 Price Target for McKesson Corporation (MCK)

Needham & Company LLC set a $179.00 price target on McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) in a research note published on Monday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on MCK. Vetr raised McKesson Corporation from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set […]

Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Iamgold Corporation Raised by National Bank Financial (IAG)

Iamgold Corporation (NYSE:IAG) (TSE:IMG) – Research analysts at National Bank Financial boosted their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Iamgold Corporation in a research note issued on Tuesday. National Bank Financial analyst D. Demarco now anticipates that the mining company will post earnings per share of $0.01 for the quarter, up from their prior […]

Contrasting Guess? (GES) and Its Peers

Guess? (NYSE: GES) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Guess? to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current […]

Neos Therapeutics (NEOS) vs. Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Critical Survey

Neos Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NEOS) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership 44.3% of Neos Therapeutics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, […]

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

Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year […]

Zacks: Analysts Set $37.00 Price Target for Despegar Com Inc (DESP)

Shares of Despegar Com Inc (NASDAQ:DESP) have received an average broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the four analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Brokers have set a 1-year […]

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (BWP) Sets New 1-Year Low at $14.31

Shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE:BWP) reached a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $14.31 and last traded at $14.32, with a volume of 393,587 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.69. Several analysts have recently commented on BWP shares. Royal Bank Of […]

Bank Of Montreal (BMO) Hits New 12-Month High at $78.69

Bank Of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) (TSE:BMO)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $78.69 and last traded at $78.66, with a volume of 180,334 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $78.10. Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Canaccord Genuity […]

Vale S.A. (VALE) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 98,350,028 shares, a drop of 3.7% from the September 15th total of 102,102,880 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 31,276,902 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. […]

Barclays PLC Boosts Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) Price Target to GBX 2,850

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSA) had its price target upped by Barclays PLC from GBX 2,750 ($36.54) to GBX 2,850 ($37.87) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. Barclays PLC currently has an overweight rating on the stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. J P Morgan Chase […]

SCS Group PLC’s (SCS) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap

FinnCap reiterated their buy rating on shares of SCS Group PLC (LON:SCS) in a report released on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 215 ($2.86) price target on the stock. SCS Group PLC (LON SCS) opened at 175.50 on Monday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 164.23 and its 200-day moving […]

PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “PACWEST BANCORP, formerly First Community Bancorp, with one wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Pacific Western Bank. Through sixty full-service community banking branches, Pacific Western provides commercial banking services, including real […]

Aldermore Group PLC (ALD) Price Target Raised to GBX 313 at Citigroup Inc.

Aldermore Group PLC (LON:ALD) had its price objective upped by Citigroup Inc. from GBX 250 ($3.32) to GBX 313 ($4.16) in a research note released on Monday morning. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. ALD has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Macquarie restated an outperform rating […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Merck & (MRK) Share Price

News stories about Merck & (NYSE:MRK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one […]

Desjardins Reiterates Buy Rating for Savaria Co. (SIS)

Savaria Co. (TSE:SIS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Desjardins in a report issued on Wednesday. They currently have a C$16.50 target price on the stock. Desjardins’ price target would suggest a potential upside of 9.42% from the company’s current price. Separately, Laurentian reduced their price objective on Savaria from C$18.50 […]

Scotiabank Boosts NorthWest Health Prop Real Est Inv Trust (NWH.UN) Price Target to C$11.50

NorthWest Health Prop Real Est Inv Trust (TSE:NWH.UN) had its price target boosted by Scotiabank from C$11.25 to C$11.50 in a research note published on Monday. The firm currently has a sector perform rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also commented on NWH.UN. National Bank Financial restated a sector perform rating and set […]

CIBC Cuts Tourmaline Oil Corp (TOU) Price Target to C$30.00

Tourmaline Oil Corp (TSE:TOU) had its target price lowered by CIBC from C$33.00 to C$30.00 in a research note published on Tuesday morning. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. National Bank Financial decreased their price target on Tourmaline Oil Corp from C$40.00 to C$37.50 and set an outperform […]

Research Analysts Offer Predictions for The Navigators Group, Inc.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (NAVG)

The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) – Investment analysts at William Blair issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for The Navigators Group in a research note issued on Monday. William Blair analyst A. Klauber expects that the insurance provider will earn ($0.64) per share for the quarter. William Blair also issued estimates for The […]

AT&T (T) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media stories about AT&T (NYSE:T) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 most […]

Scorpio Bulkers (SALT) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Review

Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE: SALT) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Scorpio Bulkers to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Institutional & Insider Ownership 44.0% of Scorpio […]

Head to Head Review: Walker & Dunlop (WD) and People’s United Financial (PBCT)

Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) and People’s United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 77.3% of Walker & Dunlop shares are owned by […]

Reviewing DS Healthcare Group (DSKX) & Its Rivals

DS Healthcare Group (NASDAQ: DSKX) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Personal Products” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare DS Healthcare Group to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership […]

Dunelm Group plc (DNLM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

Dunelm Group plc (LON:DNLM)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Barclays PLC in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a GBX 860 ($11.43) price target on the stock. Barclays PLC’s target price suggests a potential upside of 14.67% from the stock’s previous close. A number of […]

Jabil Circuit, Inc. (JBL) Shares Gap Down Following Insider Selling

Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE:JBL) gapped down prior to trading on Thursday following insider selling activity. The stock had previously closed at $29.82, but opened at $28.99. Jabil Circuit shares last traded at $27.85, with a volume of 3,915,903 shares traded. Specifically, President William E. Peters sold 3,580 shares of the stock in a transaction dated […]

LendingClub Corporation (LC) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “LendingClub Corporation provides internet financial services. The Company offers online marketplace for loan approval, pricing, servicing and support operations as well as regulatory and legal framework which connects borrowers […]

Rice Energy Inc. (RICE) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 10,157,858 shares, a growth of 33.6% from the September 15th total of 7,602,502 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,417,637 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. […]

Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (ITRN) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ:ITRN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Ituran provides location-based services, consisting predominantly of stolen vehicle recovery and tracking services, as well as wireless communications products used in connection with its location-based […]

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (JELD) Short Interest Update

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (NYSE:JELD) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,930,895 shares, an increase of 172.2% from the September 15th total of 709,306 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 833,286 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 […]

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

News stories about Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 positive one, with […]

J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports

Media headlines about J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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, […]

Cormark Comments on Bonterra Energy Corp’s Q3 2017 Earnings (BNE)

Bonterra Energy Corp (TSE:BNE) – Equities research analysts at Cormark reduced their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Bonterra Energy Corp in a report issued on Tuesday. Cormark analyst A. Arif now anticipates that the company will earn ($0.06) per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.01. […]

BRP Inc (DOO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Scotiabank

BRP Inc (TSE:DOO)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by analysts at Scotiabank in a report released on Wednesday. They currently have a C$46.00 price objective on the stock. Scotiabank’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 16.63% from the stock’s current price. DOO has been the subject of several other research reports. Desjardins […]

National Bank Financial Increases Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Price Target to C$226.00

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) (NYSE:CP) had its price objective lifted by equities researchers at National Bank Financial from C$207.00 to C$226.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. National Bank Financial’s price target points to a potential upside of 2.31% from the company’s […]

National Bank Financial Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Alio Gold Inc (ALO)

National Bank Financial reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of Alio Gold Inc (TSE:ALO) in a report published on Tuesday morning. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Alio Gold’s FY2017 earnings at $0.53 EPS. Several other equities analysts also recently commented on ALO. TD Securities lowered their price objective on shares of Alio Gold […]

Reviewing Douglas Emmett (DEI) & The Competition

Douglas Emmett (NYSE: DEI) is one of 86 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Douglas Emmett to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership 96.1% of Douglas Emmett […]

Sonus Networks (SONS) and Viavi Solutions (VIAV) Financial Comparison

Sonus Networks (NASDAQ: SONS) and Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ:VIAV) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. Risk & Volatility Sonus Networks has a beta of 2.1, meaning that its […]

Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $869.42 Million

Analysts predict that Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) will report $869.42 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Ventas’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $848.67 million to $890.17 million. Ventas posted sales of $867.12 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive […]