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HC Wainwright Reaffirms Buy Rating for Fate Therapeutics (FATE)

HC Wainwright reissued their buy rating on shares of Fate Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FATE) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $7.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. FATE has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Fate Therapeutics from a buy rating […]

Deutsche Bank Initiates Coverage on Celgene (CELG)

Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on shares of Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage issued a hold rating and a $114.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. CELG has been the subject of a number of other reports. William Blair reiterated an outperform rating on shares of Celgene in a research […]

Conn's (CONN) Earns Buy Rating from Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Conn's (NASDAQ:CONN) in a report issued on Wednesday morning. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Conn's’ Q4 2018 earnings at $0.55 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.45 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.79 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $1.95 EPS and FY2020 earnings […]

Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) Price Target Raised to $44.00

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) had its price objective raised by Morgan Stanley from $42.00 to $44.00 in a research note published on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley currently has an underweight rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. MXIM has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Wells Fargo & Company raised their price objective […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Finisar (FNSR) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “FINISAR CORP. is a provider of fiber optic subsystems and network test and monitoring systems which enable high-speed data communications over local area networks, or LANs, storage area networks, […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers MAM Software Group (MAMS) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of MAM Software Group (NASDAQ:MAMS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “MAM Software Group, Inc. develops and markets software solutions with the objective to bring competitive advantages and increased profitability to its clients and business partners. The Company […]

Lexmark International (LXK) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media stories about Lexmark International (NYSE:LXK) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

Brokers Issue Forecasts for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited’s Q4 2018 Earnings (AEM)

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (TSE:AEM) (NYSE:AEM) – Analysts at Desjardins issued their Q4 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Agnico Eagle Mines in a note issued to investors on Monday. Desjardins analyst J. Wolfson expects that the company will earn $0.32 per share for the quarter. Desjardins currently has a “Buy” rating and a […]

Verizon Communications (VZ) vs. j2 Global (JCOM) Head to Head Survey

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and j2 Global (NASDAQ:JCOM) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk. Profitability This table compares Verizon Communications and j2 Global’s net margins, return […]

Lamar Advertising (LAMR) Director Stephen P. Mumblow Sells 4,000 Shares

Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) Director Stephen P. Mumblow sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.33, for a total transaction of $313,320.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 11,031 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $864,058.23. The transaction […]

Oaktree Capital Group LLC (OAK) Major Shareholder Oaktree Capital Management Lp Acquires 28,800 Shares of Stock

Oaktree Capital Group LLC (NYSE:OAK) major shareholder Oaktree Capital Management Lp bought 28,800 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.63 per share, for a total transaction of $248,544.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & […]

Contrasting Workday (WDAY) and Its Competitors

Workday (NASDAQ: WDAY) is one of 61 public companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Workday to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Workday and its peers […]

-$0.03 EPS Expected for CPI Card Group Inc. (PMTS) This Quarter

Equities analysts predict that CPI Card Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PMTS) (TSE:PNT) will post ($0.03) earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued estimates for CPI Card Group’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.01) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.05). The company is scheduled […]

Nice’s (NICE) “Outperform” Rating Reiterated at Citigroup

Citigroup reissued their outperform rating on shares of Nice (NASDAQ:NICE) in a report published on Wednesday, The Fly reports. They currently have a $100.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $90.00. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Several other research firms have also […]

SeaChange International (SEAC) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SeaChange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has $4.00 price target on the software maker’s stock. According to Zacks, “SeaChange International, Inc. develops, markets and supports products to manage, store and distribute digital […]

bluebird bio (BLUE) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays

Barclays reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of bluebird bio (NASDAQ:BLUE) in a report published on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. They currently have a $209.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $162.00. A number of other research firms also recently commented on BLUE. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated […]

Orion Engineered Carbons SA (OEC) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.17 on December 27th

Orion Engineered Carbons SA (NYSE:OEC) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 12th, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of 0.169 per share by the specialty chemicals company on Wednesday, December 27th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date […]

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Director Evan Clark Williams Sells 18,347 Shares of Stock

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Director Evan Clark Williams sold 18,347 shares of Twitter stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.66, for a total transaction of $397,396.02. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 2,365,053 shares in the company, valued at approximately $51,227,047.98. […]

AlarmCom Hldg Inc (ALRM) Director Hugh Panero Sells 16,114 Shares of Stock

AlarmCom Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:ALRM) Director Hugh Panero sold 16,114 shares of AlarmCom stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.26, for a total transaction of $600,407.64. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 58,615 shares of the company’s stock, valued at […]

Oaktree Strategic Income Co. (OCSI) Major Shareholder Oaktree Capital Management Lp Buys 57,600 Shares

Oaktree Strategic Income Co. (NASDAQ:OCSI) major shareholder Oaktree Capital Management Lp acquired 57,600 shares of Oaktree Strategic Income stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.57 per share, for a total transaction of $493,632.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & […]

Medley Management (MDLY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Medley Management (NYSE:MDLY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Medley Management Inc. is an asset management firm. It engages in providing institutional and retail investors with yield-oriented investment products that pay periodic dividends or […]

BancFirst (BANF) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Wednesday. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on BANF. ValuEngine downgraded shares of BancFirst from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Zacks […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Sotherly Hotels (SOHO) to Strong Sell

Sotherly Hotels (NASDAQ:SOHO) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “SoTHERLY Hotels Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It is focused on the acquisition, renovation and upbranding and repositioning of upscale to upper upscale […]

Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Elizabeth Arden (RDEN) Share Price

News headlines about Elizabeth Arden (NASDAQ:RDEN) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news 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 nearest to one being the most […]

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Transcontinental Inc. (TCL) Lowered by Analyst

Transcontinental Inc. (TSE:TCL) – Equities research analysts at National Bank Financial reduced their FY2018 EPS estimates for Transcontinental in a research note issued to investors on Monday. National Bank Financial analyst A. Shine now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $2.64 for the year, down from their previous estimate of $2.67. […]

Nantkwest (NK) vs. Epizyme (EPZM) Critical Contrast

Nantkwest (NASDAQ: NK) and Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Nantkwest and Epizyme, […]

Head to Head Survey: Miragen Therapeutics (MGEN) versus Cannabis Science (CBIS)

Miragen Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MGEN) and Cannabis Science (OTCMKTS:CBIS) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and dividends. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Miragen Therapeutics and Cannabis Science’s top-line revenue, earnings […]

Barclays Begins Coverage on MasTec (MTZ)

Barclays started coverage on shares of MasTec (NYSE:MTZ) in a report issued on Tuesday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm issued an overweight rating and a $54.00 price objective on the construction company’s stock. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on MTZ. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a buy rating and set a $55.00 […]

Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Cut to “Neutral” at Guggenheim

Guggenheim downgraded shares of Oasis Petroleum (NYSE:OAS) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus restated a hold rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of Oasis Petroleum […]

Morgan Stanley Boosts Pinnacle West Capital (PNW) Price Target to $91.00

Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE:PNW) had its price objective boosted by Morgan Stanley from $90.00 to $91.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley currently has an underweight rating on the utilities provider’s stock. Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on PNW. BidaskClub raised shares of Pinnacle West Capital from […]

Boenning Scattergood Analysts Give Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) a $13.00 Price Target

Boenning Scattergood set a $13.00 price objective on Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a sell rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Boenning Scattergood also issued estimates for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.33 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.33 […]

Convergys Corp (CVG) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 on January 5th

Convergys Corp (NYSE:CVG) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 7th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of 0.10 per share by the business services provider on Friday, January 5th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend […]

Iomart Group Plc (IOM) to Issue GBX 2.25 Dividend

Iomart Group Plc (LON:IOM) declared a dividend on Tuesday, December 5th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 21st will be given a dividend of GBX 2.25 ($0.03) per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 21st. The official announcement can be seen […]

CDW Corp (CDW) Insider Thomas E. Richards Sells 14,368 Shares

CDW Corp (NASDAQ:CDW) insider Thomas E. Richards sold 14,368 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.50, for a total transaction of $984,208.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 670,391 shares in the company, valued at […]

Guardian Capital Group Ltd. (GCG) Insider Guardian Capital Group Limited Buys 29,000 Shares

Guardian Capital Group Ltd. (TSE:GCG) insider Guardian Capital Group Limited bought 29,000 shares of Guardian Capital Group stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$25.00 per share, with a total value of C$725,000.00. Guardian Capital Group Limited also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, […]

Brokers Issue Forecasts for Vera Bradley, Inc.’s FY2018 Earnings (VRA)

Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) – Analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Vera Bradley in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst R. Konik now anticipates that the textile maker will post earnings per share of $0.60 for the year, up from their previous forecast of $0.58. […]

TG Therapeutics (TGTX) Given Buy Rating at Raymond James Financial

Raymond James Financial restated their buy rating on shares of TG Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TGTX) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. TGTX has been the topic of several other research reports. HC Wainwright restated a buy rating and issued a $33.00 price target on shares of TG Therapeutics in a report on Monday, December 11th. […]

B. Riley Reiterates Buy Rating for LKQ (LKQ)

B. Riley restated their buy rating on shares of LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has a $41.00 price objective on the auto parts company’s stock. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of LKQ from a buy rating to a […]

Spark Therapeutics (ONCE) Upgraded to “Neutral” by Wedbush

Wedbush upgraded shares of Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONCE) from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage currently has $50.00 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock, down from their previous price objective of $65.00. Wedbush also issued estimates for Spark Therapeutics’ Q4 2017 […]

Syntel (SYNT) Lowered to “Underweight” at J P Morgan Chase & Co

J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded shares of Syntel (NASDAQ:SYNT) from a neutral rating to an underweight rating in a report published on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on SYNT. Zacks Investment Research raised Syntel from a hold rating to a buy rating and set […]