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Comparing Qiwi Plc (QIWI) & The Competition

Qiwi Plc (NASDAQ: QIWI) is one of 31 public companies in the “Transaction & Payment Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Qiwi Plc to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and risk. Dividends Qiwi Plc pays an annual […]

$96.66 Million in Sales Expected for Evertec, Inc. (EVTC) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect that Evertec, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) will post sales of $96.66 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have issued estimates for Evertec’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $100.14 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $93.02 million. Evertec reported sales of $94.47 million during […]

Analyzing Canadian National Railway (CNI) and Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI) and Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Canadian National Railway and Union Pacific […]

National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is set to release its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect National Instruments Corporation to post earnings of $0.23 per share for the quarter. National Instruments Corporation has set its Q3 guidance at $0.22-0.36 EPS. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) last released its earnings results on […]

OceanFirst Financial Corp. (OCFC) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday

OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) will post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect OceanFirst Financial Corp. to post earnings of $0.45 per share for the quarter. Shares of OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) opened at 27.70 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $26.37 and […]

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB) Price Target Cut to GBX 6,650 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (LON:RB) had its price objective lowered by research analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 7,500 ($99.65) to GBX 6,650 ($88.36) in a research note issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target indicates a potential downside of 3.02% from the […]

BHP Billiton plc’s (BLT) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Macquarie

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by stock analysts at Macquarie in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 1,600 ($21.26) price target on the mining company’s stock. Macquarie’s target price suggests a potential upside of 15.11% from the stock’s current price. Other research analysts […]

Liberum Capital Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Ashtead Group plc (AHT)

Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a research report issued on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 2,030 ($26.97) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price target indicates a potential upside of 8.32% from the company’s current price. Several other equities research analysts […]

United Utilities Group PLC (UU) Shares Up 1.3%

United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU) shot up 1.3% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as GBX 848.50 ($11.27) and last traded at GBX 842 ($11.19). 3,086,432 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 69% from the average session volume of 1,830,460 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX […]

Tissue Regenix Group PLC (TRX) Reaches New 12-Month Low at $9.75

Tissue Regenix Group PLC (LON:TRX) shares hit a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 9.75 ($0.13) and last traded at GBX 9.75 ($0.13), with a volume of 329,270 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 10.50 ($0.14). Separately, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a […]

Suedzucker AG (SZU) PT Set at €18.30 by Berenberg Bank

Suedzucker AG (ETR:SZU) has been assigned a €18.30 ($21.53) price target by equities research analysts at Berenberg Bank in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. SZU has been the subject of a number of other reports. Independent Research GmbH set a €18.50 ($21.76) target […]

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reiterates “Sell” Rating for AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reissued by equities researchers at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 3,800 ($50.49) price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 26.58% from the company’s […]

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Lowers Imperial Brands PLC (IMT) Price Target to GBX 3,900

Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMT) had its target price reduced by research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from GBX 4,000 ($53.15) to GBX 3,900 ($51.82) in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “conviction-buy” rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)’s price objective points to a potential upside of […]

Canadian Utilities Limited Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.38 Per Share (CU)

Canadian Utilities Limited (TSE:CU) – Equities researchers at National Bank Financial issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Canadian Utilities Limited in a research report issued on Monday. National Bank Financial analyst P. Kenny forecasts that the company will earn $0.38 per share for the quarter. National Bank Financial has a “Sector Perform” […]

Sizmek (SZMK) versus The Competition Critical Survey

Sizmek (NASDAQ: SZMK) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Advertising & Marketing” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Sizmek to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership 41.6% of Sizmek shares are […]

Comparing QAD (QADA) & DealerTrack Technologies (TRAK)

QAD (NASDAQ: QADA) and DealerTrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and dividends. Valuation & Earnings This table compares QAD and DealerTrack Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per […]

Southside Bancshares, Inc. (SBSI) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) is scheduled to release its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect Southside Bancshares to post earnings of $0.54 per share for the quarter. Southside Bancshares (NASDAQ:SBSI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.49 earnings per share for the […]

CB Financial Services, Inc. (CBFV) to Release Earnings on Thursday

CB Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBFV) is scheduled to release its earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect CB Financial Services to post earnings of $0.42 per share for the quarter. CB Financial Services (NASDAQ:CBFV) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the […]

BTG plc (BTG) – Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of BTG plc (LON: BTG) in the last few weeks: 10/18/2017 – BTG plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 900 ($11.96) price target on the stock. 10/13/2017 – BTG plc had its “buy” […]

Getty Realty Corporation (GTY) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $33.00 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 10.70% from the company’s previous […]

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ:SORL) was upgraded by ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded SORL Auto Parts from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Shares of SORL Auto Parts […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (FET) to Hold

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FET) 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, “Forum Energy Technologies is a global oilfield products company, serving the subsea, drilling, completion, production and infrastructure sectors of the oil and […]

Yum! Brands (YUM) Given Media Impact Score of 0.11

Media headlines about Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 […]

NMI Holdings Inc (NMIH) Sets New 52-Week High at $13.65

NMI Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NMIH) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $13.65 and last traded at $13.78, with a volume of 664,438 shares. The stock had previously closed at $13.45. Several research firms have recently commented on NMIH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded NMI Holdings from a […]

Neuralstem, Inc. (CUR) Short Interest Down 46.1% in September

Neuralstem, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUR) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 479,425 shares, a decrease of 46.1% from the September 15th total of 888,788 shares. Approximately 5.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]

Consolidated Edison (ED) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of 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 closest to […]

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (ADMP) Short Interest Update

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:ADMP) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,112,226 shares, a decrease of 37.5% from the September 15th total of 3,380,256 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 456,808 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. […]

Marshalls plc (MSLH) Sets New 1-Year High at $452.10

Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) shares reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as GBX 452.10 ($6.01) and last traded at GBX 441.50 ($5.87), with a volume of 105,939 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 442.10 ($5.87). A number of research firms have recently commented on MSLH. […]

BMO Capital Markets Begins Coverage on WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG)

BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) in a research report released on Monday morning. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $215.00 price target on the stock. WCG has been the topic of a number of other reports. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a buy rating and set a […]

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Given a $85.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) received a $85.00 price objective from analysts at Morgan Stanley in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a “sell” rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 2.71% from the company’s current price. XOM has been […]

Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms Buy Rating for Williams Companies, Inc. (The) (WMB)

Royal Bank Of Canada restated their buy rating on shares of Williams Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:WMB) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $36.00 price objective on the pipeline company’s stock. WMB has been the topic of a number of other research reports. BidaskClub upgraded […]

Diana Shipping inc. (DSX) versus Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) Financial Contrast

Diana Shipping inc. (NYSE: DSX) and Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE:TNP) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations. Dividends Tsakos Energy Navigation pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share […]

National Bank Financial Weighs in on MCAN Mortgage Co.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (MKP)

MCAN Mortgage Co. (TSE:MKP) – National Bank Financial upped their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for MCAN Mortgage in a report released on Monday. National Bank Financial analyst J. Gloyn now forecasts that the company will earn $0.40 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.38. National Bank Financial currently has a […]

Financial Survey: Mackinac Financial Corporation (MFNC) & The Competition

Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MFNC) is one of 207 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Mackinac Financial Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and valuation. Institutional and Insider Ownership […]

Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc (GS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc (TSE:GS) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last […]

TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (TXMD) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXMD) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have covered the stock […]

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN) to Release Earnings on Thursday

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect BioMarin Pharmaceutical to post earnings of ($0.24) per share for the quarter. BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BMRN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.21) earnings per […]

HC Wainwright Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd (ASM)

Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd (NYSEMKT:ASM)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at HC Wainwright in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $4.00 price target on the basic materials company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s target price suggests a potential upside of 172.11% from the company’s previous […]

Bayer Motoren Werk ‘s (BAMXY) Buy Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC restated their buy rating on shares of Bayer Motoren Werk (OTCMKTS:BAMXY) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. Separately, DZ Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Bayer Motoren Werk in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating […]

Suncor Energy Inc. (SU) PT Raised to C$53.00 at CIBC

Suncor Energy Inc. (TSE:SU) (NYSE:SU) had its target price raised by equities research analysts at CIBC from C$50.00 to C$53.00 in a report released on Tuesday. CIBC’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 25.95% from the stock’s current price. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. National Bank Financial […]