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Abercrombie & Fitch Company (ANF) Trading -4.2% Higher Following Analyst Upgrade

Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) traded up 4.2% during trading on Tuesday after Zacks Investment Research upgraded the stock from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research now has a $17.00 price target on the stock. Abercrombie & Fitch traded as high as $17.19 and last traded at $16.32. 3,252,029 […]

Fenner PLC (FENR) PT Raised to GBX 425

Fenner PLC (LON:FENR) had its price target hoisted by investment analysts at Citigroup Inc. from GBX 400 ($5.26) to GBX 425 ($5.59) in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Citigroup Inc.’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 8.42% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Berenberg Bank Lowers BGEO Group plc (BGEO) Price Target to GBX 415

BGEO Group plc (LON:BGEO) had its price objective lowered by investment analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 504 ($6.63) to GBX 415 ($5.46) in a note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Berenberg Bank’s price objective suggests a potential downside of 87.42% from the company’s previous […]

Siemens AG (SIE) PT Set at €150.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

Siemens AG (FRA:SIE) has been given a €150.00 ($176.47) price objective by Jefferies Group LLC in a report issued on Monday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 31.00% from the stock’s current price. Several other analysts also recently issued reports […]

Head to Head Review: BancorpSouth Bank (BXS) vs. The Competition

BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS) is one of 311 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare BancorpSouth Bank to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of […]

NantHealth, Inc. (NH) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

NantHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:NH) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $4.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 26.98% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, […]

Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $306.05 Million

Analysts forecast that Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) will report $306.05 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Olympic Steel’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $310.00 million and the lowest is $302.10 million. Olympic Steel reported sales of $254.90 million during the same quarter […]

Contrasting Symantec Corporation (SYMC) & Autodesk (ADSK)

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) and Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) are both large-cap technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Dividends Symantec Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) was upgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a $79.66 target price on the credit services provider’s stock. Vetr‘s price objective points to a potential upside of 2.43% from […]

Textainer Group Holdings Limited’s (TGH) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) in a research report sent to investors on Sunday morning. The brokerage currently has a $22.00 target price on the transportation company’s stock. Several other research firms also recently commented on TGH. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a buy rating […]

SunTrust Banks, Inc. Analysts Give Medtronic PLC (MDT) a $92.00 Price Target

SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $92.00 price target on Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) in a report released on Sunday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the medical technology company’s stock. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Group LLC dropped their price objective on shares of Medtronic PLC from […]

Stock Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for November, 22nd (ADI, CNE, CRH, CS, EZJ, FPM, GSK, GWI1, MTFB, PPC)

Stock Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Wednesday, November 22nd: Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) had its target price boosted by B. Riley from $110.00 to $113.00. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. Cairn Energy plc (LON:CNE) had its overweight rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays PLC. The firm currently has a GBX 250 ($3.29) […]

Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (HIO) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

News stories about Western Asst High Incm Opprtnty Fnd (NYSE:HIO) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Dycom Industries, Inc. (DY) Sees Strong Trading Volume on Better-Than-Expected Earnings

Shares of Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY) saw unusually-high trading volume on Monday following a better than expected earnings announcement. Approximately 2,968,970 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 341% from the previous session’s volume of 673,244 shares.The stock last traded at $98.22 and had previously closed at $90.04. The construction company reported $0.99 […]

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (SERV) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a $46.00 price target on the business services provider’s stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 2.89% from the […]

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on STMP. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $250.00 price target on shares of Stamps.com in a report […]

eGain Corporation (EGAN) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

eGain Corporation (NASDAQ:EGAN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “eGain Corporation provides customer engagement solutions. It offers web customer interaction applications, social customer interaction applications and contact center applications. The company also provides consulting, implementation and training services […]

Arsanis, Inc. (ASNS) Reaches New 52-Week High on Insider Buying Activity

Arsanis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNS)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The stock traded as high as $15.50 and last traded at $14.46, with a volume of 50000 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.93. Specifically, major shareholder Polaris Venture Management Co. acquired […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Diplomat Pharmacy (DPLO)

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE:DPLO) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Investors acquired 583 put options on the company. This is an increase of Infinity compared to the typical daily volume of 0 put options. DPLO has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of […]

Analyzing TG Therapeutics (TGTX) and Aptose Biosciences (APTO)

Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ: APTO) and TG Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TGTX) are both small-cap healthcare companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Aptose Biosciences […]

Head to Head Comparison: Waste Connections (WCN) and Its Peers

Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN) is one of 20 public companies in the “Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Waste Connections to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and risk. Analyst Ratings This is […]

Horizon Discovery Group plc (HZD) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Horizon Discovery Group plc (LON:HZD) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the six research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among […]

HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) Earns Hold Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald reissued their hold rating on shares of HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) in a research report report published on Sunday. The firm currently has a $16.00 target price on the business services provider’s stock. “3Q17 misstep. On November 3, 2017, HMSY reported 3Q17 results that were below FactSet consensus and our estimates. Revenue of […]

VEREIT Inc. (VER) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of VEREIT Inc. (NYSE:VER) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “VEREIT, Inc. is a real estate operating company. The Company owns and manages a diversified portfolio of retail, restaurant, office and industrial real estate assets. VEREIT, Inc., formerly […]

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “SALLY BEAUTY HOLDING INC is an international specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies with revenues of more than $2.5 billion annually. […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (AOD) Share Price

News coverage about Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (NYSE:AOD) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores […]

Nuveen Premiumome Municipal Fund (NPI) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.25

Media coverage about Nuveen Premiumome Municipal Fund (NYSE:NPI) has trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Tencent Holding Ltd. (TCEHY) to Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tencent Holding Ltd. (OTCMKTS:TCEHY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Saturday. The firm currently has $57.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Tencent Holdings Limited is an Internet service portal. Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom […]

Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. (GELYY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. (OTCMKTS:GELYY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Geely Automobile Holdings Limited is engaged in automobile manufacturing and its related areas. It is a fully integrated independent auto firm with auto eco-systems like designing, […]

UBS Group AG (UBSG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co

UBS Group AG (VTX:UBSG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued to investors on Monday. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on UBSG. Bank of America Corporation set a CHF 20 price objective on shares of UBS Group AG […]

National Bank Financial Upgrades Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc (RBA) to “Outperform”

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc (TSE:RBA) (NYSE:RBA) was upgraded by investment analysts at National Bank Financial from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report issued on Monday. The brokerage presently has a C$39.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of C$28.00. National Bank Financial’s target price […]

Reviewing Itron (ITRI) & Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC)

Itron (NASDAQ: ITRI) and Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) are both mid-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Itron and Regal Beloit Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings […]

California Resources Corporation (CRC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target […]

CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA (EVD) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA (ETR:EVD) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eight research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the […]

Reviewing Diamondrock Hospitality (DRH) and Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP)

Diamondrock Hospitality (NYSE: DRH) and Ashford Hospitality Prime (NYSE:AHP) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Diamondrock Hospitality and Ashford […]

Royal Bank of Canada (RY) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY) (NYSE:RY) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, November 29th. Analysts expect Royal Bank of Canada to post earnings of C$1.90 per share for the quarter. Royal Bank of Canada (RY) opened at C$100.92 on Wednesday. Royal Bank of Canada has a 52-week […]

Delphi Energy Corp. (DEE) Stock Price Down 0% on Insider Selling

Delphi Energy Corp. (TSE:DEE)’s share price dropped 0% on Monday after an insider sold shares in the company. The company traded as low as C$1.20 and last traded at C$1.21. Approximately 272,255 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 7% from the average daily volume of 255,033 shares. The stock had previously closed […]

New York & Company, Inc. (NWY) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

New York & Company, Inc. (NYSE:NWY) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,464,097 shares, an increase of 39.3% from the October 13th total of 1,051,089 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 91,068 shares, the short-interest […]

Yext Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (YEXT)

Yext Inc. (NYSE:YEXT) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors acquired 925 call options on the company. This is an increase of Infinity compared to the typical daily volume of 0 call options. A number of research firms recently weighed in on YEXT. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued […]

Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (MRTX) Shares Down 9.2% After Insider Selling

Shares of Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRTX) traded down 9.2% during trading on Monday following insider selling activity. The stock traded as low as $17.10 and last traded at $17.25. 914,000 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 65% from the average session volume of 553,326 shares. The stock had previously closed at $19.00. Specifically, […]