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Stepan (SCL) and BioAmber (BIOA) Financial Comparison

Stepan (NYSE: SCL) and BioAmber (NYSE:BIOA) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Stepan and BioAmber’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Financial Contrast: Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT) versus Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC)

Ultra Clean Holdings (NASDAQ: UCTT) and Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) 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 valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability. Volatility and Risk Ultra Clean Holdings has a beta […]

Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Survey

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Union Pacific Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation. Profitability This table compares […]

Brokerages Anticipate Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Will Announce Earnings of $0.94 Per Share

Analysts forecast that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) (TSE:VRX) will report earnings of $0.94 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.83 and the highest is $1.06. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International reported earnings per share of $1.55 in the same […]

Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Nielsen Holdings is a leading global information and measurement company which offers media and marketing information on what consumers watch and buy on a global and […]

BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $34.00 price target on the bank’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target points to a potential upside of 10.39% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reiterates “Conviction-Buy” Rating for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO)

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO)‘s stock had its “conviction-buy” rating restated by research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a research report issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $225.00 price target on the medical research company’s stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)’s price target points to a potential upside of 20.11% from […]

Crescent Point Energy Corporation’s (CPG) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada

Crescent Point Energy Corporation (NYSE:CPG) (TSE:CPG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research report issued on Monday. They presently have a $14.00 target price on the oil and gas producer’s stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 76.99% […]

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for easyJet plc (EZJ)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of easyJet plc (LON: EZJ) recently: 9/26/2017 – easyJet plc was given a new GBX 1,465 ($19.70) price target on by analysts at UBS AG. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 9/25/2017 – easyJet plc was given a new […]

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD) Reaches New 12-Month High at $161.71

Shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) hit a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $161.71 and last traded at $161.49, with a volume of 1,615,703 shares. The stock had previously closed at $161.10. HD has been the topic of several analyst reports. Sanford C. Bernstein restated a “market […]

Rhino Resource Partners, L.P. (RNO) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.11

Press coverage about Rhino Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE:RNO) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative 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 negative one to one, with […]

Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) Earns Neutral Rating from Bank of America Corporation

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by Bank of America Corporation in a research note issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $115.00 target price on the open-source software company’s stock, up from their prior target price of $105.00. Bank of America Corporation’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 8.77% […]

Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) & Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) Critical Analysis

Synchronoss Technologies (NASDAQ: SNCR) and Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares Synchronoss Technologies and Cornerstone OnDemand’s net margins, return on […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Kaman Corporation (KAMN) & Its Competitors

Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) is one of 58 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Kaman Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary […]

Tesco PLC (TSCDY) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Tesco PLC (NASDAQ:TSCDY) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. TSCDY has been […]

Analysts Set Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Target Price at $71.65

Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation, seven have given a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Takes Position in Tesco Corporation (TESO)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 49,800 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $221,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned about 0.11% of Tesco Corporation at […]

Mechanics Bank Trust Department Has $2.48 Million Position in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD)

Mechanics Bank Trust Department increased its position in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) by 9.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 16,153 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,371 shares during the period. Mechanics Bank […]

Somerville Kurt F Has $14.41 Million Position in Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

Somerville Kurt F increased its position in shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 1.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,499 shares of the information services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 226 shares during the period. Alphabet makes up about 2.9% […]

American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV Grows Stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)

American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV lifted its stake in shares of J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) by 0.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 13,641 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring […]

Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Shares Bought by Acadian Asset Management LLC

Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) by 22.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,498,366 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 634,258 shares during the period. Acadian Asset Management […]

ITV plc (ITV) Trading 0.2% Higher on Analyst Upgrade

Shares of ITV plc (LON:ITV) traded up 0.2% on Tuesday after Liberum Capital raised their price target on the stock from GBX 320 to GBX 330. Liberum Capital currently has a buy rating on the stock. ITV plc traded as high as GBX 169 ($2.27) and last traded at GBX 169 ($2.27). 12,394,964 shares changed […]

Marathon Patent Group (MARA) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.11

Press coverage about Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ:MARA) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Liberty Capital Management Inc. Has $282,000 Holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Liberty Capital Management Inc. lowered its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) by 47.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 3,650 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 3,300 shares during the period. Liberty Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Walgreens […]

ConocoPhillips (COP) Position Cut by First Financial Corp IN

First Financial Corp IN trimmed its stake in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) by 8.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 3,125 shares of the energy producer’s stock after selling 300 shares during the quarter. First Financial Corp IN’s holdings in ConocoPhillips were worth $137,000 […]

CENTRAL TRUST Co Has $1.58 Million Holdings in Citigroup Inc. (C)

CENTRAL TRUST Co grew its position in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) by 58.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 23,605 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,668 shares during the period. CENTRAL TRUST Co’s holdings in Citigroup were […]

Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA Decreases Holdings in Emerson Electric Company (EMR)

Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA trimmed its position in Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) by 3.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 22,244 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 800 shares during the quarter. Baldwin […]

Weaver C. Barksdale & Associates Inc. Holds Position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

Weaver C. Barksdale & Associates Inc. held its position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,534 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Weaver C. Barksdale & Associates Inc.’s holdings […]

Chesley Taft & Associates LLC Has $1.17 Million Stake in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

Chesley Taft & Associates LLC decreased its position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 9,022 shares of the company’s stock after selling 25 shares during the period. Chesley Taft & Associates […]

LeJeune Puetz Investment Counsel LLC Raises Position in Citigroup Inc. (C)

LeJeune Puetz Investment Counsel LLC increased its position in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) by 0.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 28,350 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the quarter. Citigroup […]

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund of Beneficial Interest (AGC) Major Shareholder Sells $349,572.09 in Stock

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund of Beneficial Interest (NYSE:AGC) major shareholder Saba Capital Management, L.P. sold 57,401 shares of Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund of Beneficial Interest stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.09, for a total transaction of $349,572.09. […]

Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management Has $5.21 Million Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management lowered its stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 64,499 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 3,133 shares during the period. Exxon Mobil Corporation accounts […]

General Electric Company (GE) Shares Bought by Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG

Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG lifted its stake in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) by 18.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 62,350 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,690 shares during the quarter. Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Continues to Hold Holdings in CVB Financial Corporation (CVBF)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. held its stake in shares of CVB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CVBF) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,947 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd.’s holdings […]

TFS Financial Corporation (TFSL) Shares Sold by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. cut its holdings in TFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TFSL) by 7.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 15,238 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 1,196 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd.’s holdings in TFS Financial Corporation were worth […]

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Shares Bought by National Pension Service

National Pension Service increased its stake in shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) by 8.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 652,934 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 53,000 shares during the quarter. National Pension Service owned […]

Fisher Asset Management LLC Buys 96,420 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) by 2,146.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 100,913 shares of the retailer’s stock after buying an additional 96,420 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Costco […]

Trust Co. of Toledo NA OH Buys 1,280 Shares of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Trust Co. of Toledo NA OH increased its stake in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 13.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 10,714 shares of the cable giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,280 shares during the quarter. Trust Co. of Toledo […]

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Holdings Lifted by Creative Planning

Creative Planning raised its holdings in shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 13.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 289,478 shares of the cable giant’s stock after buying an additional 33,505 shares during the period. Creative Planning’s holdings in […]

Twenty-First Century Fox’s (FOXA) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Piper Jaffray Companies

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a report released on Tuesday. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. ValuEngine raised Twenty-First Century Fox from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July […]