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Fintech Innovation a Solid Alternative to Established Options

FinTech money transfer companies have dramatically changed the way we move money from one country to another. The traditional model which espouses banks as the de facto money transmission mechanism is quickly losing favour with clients around the world. For starters, banks and institutional financial organizations eat into more of every $1 sent abroad than […]

SPDR S Tr/RUSSELL 1000 YIELD (ONEY) to Issue Dividend Increase – $0.59 Per Share

SPDR S Tr/RUSSELL 1000 YIELD (NYSEARCA:ONEY) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 19th will be given a dividend of 0.5861 per share on Thursday, June 21st. This represents a $2.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, […]

Critical Review: CENTRICA PLC/S (CPYYY) and Enel S.p.A. ADS Common Stock (ENLAY)

CENTRICA PLC/S (OTCMKTS: CPYYY) and Enel S.p.A. ADS Common Stock (OTCMKTS:ENLAY) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings for CENTRICA […]

Imax (IMAX) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.21

News coverage about Imax (NYSE:IMAX) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

Comparing DASAN Zhone Solutions (DZSI) and Sunworks (SUNW)

DASAN Zhone Solutions (NASDAQ: DZSI) and Sunworks (NASDAQ:SUNW) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk. Profitability This table compares DASAN Zhone Solutions and Sunworks’ net margins, return […]

Contrasting Heritage Financial (HFWA) and Southern Missouri Bancorp (SMBC)

Heritage Financial (NASDAQ: HFWA) and Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Volatility and Risk Heritage Financial has a beta of 0.53, suggesting that its […]

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure (TYG) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Media headlines about Tortoise Energy Infrastructure (NYSE:TYG) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores […]

SSGA ACTIVE ETF/MFS SYSTEMATIC VALU to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.33 (SYV)

SSGA ACTIVE ETF/MFS SYSTEMATIC VALU (NYSEARCA:SYV) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, June 18th will be paid a dividend of 0.331 per share on Wednesday, June 20th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend […]

AllSafe (ASAFE2) 24 Hour Volume Hits $99.00

AllSafe (CURRENCY:ASAFE2) traded up 26.4% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 11:00 AM Eastern on June 19th. AllSafe has a market cap of $34,919.00 and approximately $99.00 worth of AllSafe was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One AllSafe coin can currently be purchased for approximately $0.0043 or 0.00000063 […]

XGOX (XGOX) Reaches Market Capitalization of $1.75 Million

XGOX (CURRENCY:XGOX) traded up 3% against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 11:00 AM E.T. on June 19th. One XGOX coin can currently be bought for $0.0007 or 0.00000011 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including SouthXchange, CryptoBridge, Cryptopia and Stocks.Exchange. XGOX has a market capitalization of $1.75 million and approximately $7,622.00 […]

Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Blackrock Credit Allocation Income Trust (BTZ) Stock Price

Press coverage about Blackrock Credit Allocation Income Trust (NYSE:BTZ) has trended positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Brokerages Set Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) Target Price at $15.83

Shares of Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eight brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. […]

Brokerages Set Obseva SA (OBSV) PT at $21.80

Obseva SA (NASDAQ:OBSV) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have covered […]

Chronobank Trading Up 2.5% Over Last Week (TIME)

Chronobank (CURRENCY:TIME) traded up 5% against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on June 19th. In the last week, Chronobank has traded up 2.5% against the U.S. dollar. Chronobank has a total market capitalization of $14.36 million and approximately $340,478.00 worth of Chronobank was traded on exchanges in […]

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-one brokerages that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and fifteen have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on […]

eBitcoinCash (EBCH) Price Hits $0.0590 on Top Exchanges

eBitcoinCash (CURRENCY:EBCH) traded down 8.3% against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on June 19th. One eBitcoinCash token can now be purchased for approximately $0.0590 or 0.00000711 BTC on popular exchanges including EtherDelta (ForkDelta) and Stocks.Exchange. In the last week, eBitcoinCash has traded up 8.5% against the US […]

LivaNova PLC (LIVN) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation, six have assigned a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation […]

Companhia de Saneamento Basico (SBS) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Companhia de Saneamento Basico (NYSE:SBS) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. SBS has […]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Reduces Stake in Total System Services, Inc. (TSS)

Principal Financial Group Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) by 1.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 274,000 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 2,927 shares during the period. […]

Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc (IAF) Plans $0.16 Quarterly Dividend

Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:IAF) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 12th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Thursday, June 21st will be paid a dividend of 0.16 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.24%. The ex-dividend date […]

Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 on July 6th

Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 18th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Thursday, June 21st will be given a dividend of 0.15 per share by the asset manager on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.43%. The ex-dividend […]

NBT Bank N A NY Reduces Stake in Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP)

NBT Bank N A NY cut its position in Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP) by 3.8% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 34,317 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 1,365 shares during the quarter. NBT Bank N A […]

NBT Bank N A NY Raises Holdings in NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBTB)

NBT Bank N A NY grew its position in NBT Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:NBTB) by 0.8% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 243,197 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 1,895 shares during the quarter. NBT Bancorp accounts for 1.3% […]

Harsco (HSC) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.20

News coverage about Harsco (NYSE:HSC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact MGE Energy (MGEE) Share Price

Media coverage about MGE Energy (NASDAQ:MGEE) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO) Stock Price

Headlines about Diplomat Pharmacy (NYSE:DPLO) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing 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. Diplomat Pharmacy […]

Koch Industries Inc. Purchases New Holdings in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM)

Koch Industries Inc. purchased a new stake in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ:SFM) in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund purchased 11,537 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $271,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of SFM. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new position in […]

Centurylink Inc (CTL) Holdings Cut by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) by 1.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,468,999 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 22,767 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Armstrong World Industries (AWI) Stock Price

Media coverage about Armstrong World Industries (NYSE:AWI) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being […]

Inogen Inc (INGN) Position Reduced by Koch Industries Inc.

Koch Industries Inc. reduced its position in shares of Inogen Inc (NASDAQ:INGN) by 28.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,116 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after selling 822 shares during the quarter. Koch Industries Inc.’s holdings in Inogen were […]

Graham (GHC) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.09

News stories about Graham (NYSE:GHC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]

eBay Inc (EBAY) Position Reduced by Koch Industries Inc.

Koch Industries Inc. lowered its position in shares of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) by 54.5% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,820 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock after selling 8,162 shares during the period. Koch Industries […]

UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Shares Sold by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board

Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board lowered its holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 85.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,975 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 56,698 shares during the period. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan […]

American International Group Inc (AIG) Shares Sold by Knightsbridge Asset Management LLC

Knightsbridge Asset Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) by 4.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 148,024 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 6,655 shares during the […]

ETS-Lindgren (ESE) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about ETS-Lindgren (NYSE:ESE) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 favorable. ETS-Lindgren […]

Metaldyne Performance Group (MPG) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

News headlines about Metaldyne Performance Group (NYSE:MPG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 to one being the […]

Analysts Expect Manitex International Inc (MNTX) to Post $0.12 EPS

Manitex International Inc (NASDAQ:MNTX) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokerages have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $15.00 for the company and are predicting […]

Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (PPBI) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Methode Electronics Inc. (MEI) to Post $0.75 Earnings Per Share

Equities research analysts forecast that Methode Electronics Inc. (NYSE:MEI) will post earnings of $0.75 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for Methode Electronics’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.75 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.74. Methode Electronics posted […]

BankUnited (BKU) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the sixteen research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective […]

Reviewing Liberty Media Formula One Series C (FWONK) & Nexstar Media Group (NXST)

Liberty Media Formula One Series C (NASDAQ: FWONK) and Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership 90.8% of Liberty Media […]