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Head-To-Head Analysis: Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) vs. The Competition

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE: SCM) is one of 576 publicly-traded companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Stellus Capital Investment Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends. Analyst Ratings This […]

Reviewing XO Group (XOXO) & Autobytel (AUTO)

XO Group (NYSE: XOXO) and Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares XO Group and Autobytel’s gross revenue, earnings […]

CyberAgent, Inc (CYGIY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CyberAgent, Inc (NASDAQ:CYGIY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “CyberAgent Inc. provides internet services. Its business portfolio includes blog media website, internet ad business, game services and investment development business for smartphones and PC. CyberAgent Inc. is […]

JMP Securities Analysts Give Cree, Inc. (CREE) a $41.00 Price Target

JMP Securities set a $41.00 price target on Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the LED producer’s stock. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Cree from a d+ rating to a […]

Celgene Corporation (CELG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Celgene’s Revlimid continued to outperform driven by further market share increases in newly diagnosed myeloma and the continued increase in treatment duration. Other key products […]

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (BREW) Raised to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. They currently have $21.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Craft Brew Alliance Inc. is engaged in the business of brewing, marketing and selling […]

Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC) Receives $88.00 Average PT from Brokerages

Shares of Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the six brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation, three have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy […]

Analysts Set AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACRX) Target Price at $6.25

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACRX) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

Balfour Beatty Plc (BAFYY) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Balfour Beatty Plc (NASDAQ:BAFYY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Balfour Beatty plc is an infrastructure services company. Its operating segment consists of Construction Services, Support Services and Infrastructure Investments. Construction Services segment provides physical construction […]

American Railcar Industries, Inc. (ARII) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Railcar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARII) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “American Railcar Industries, Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer of covered hopper and tank railcars. ARI also repairs and refurbishes railcars, provides fleet management services […]

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “AMAG has been pursuing strategic acquisitions and deals to boost its portfolio and pipeline. The company is making its investments in the launch of […]

NXT-ID Inc. (NXTD) Insider C. David Tunnell Sells 6,000 Shares of Stock

NXT-ID Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) insider C. David Tunnell sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.90, for a total transaction of $11,400.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 801,633 shares in the company, valued at $1,523,102.70. The transaction […]

Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “In the past six months, Donaldson’s shares have underperformed the industry average. Issues like persistent weakness in key markets, including agriculture, oil and gas, mining equipment, decline […]

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (EEP) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Oil and natural gas transporter Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. has a diversified business portfolio, stable fee-based operating income and a strong liquidity position. Focus […]

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH) Receives “Hold” Rating from KeyCorp

KeyCorp reiterated their hold rating on shares of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) in a report issued on Tuesday morning. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. TheStreet raised Ethan Allen Interiors from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. BidaskClub upgraded Ethan Allen […]

GMS Inc. (GMS) Earns Market Perform Rating from Analysts at Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company started coverage on shares of GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS) in a research note released on Wednesday morning, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage issued a market perform rating and a $38.00 target price on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a […]

Critical Survey: Senesco Technologies (SVON) versus Its Rivals

Senesco Technologies (OTCMKTS: SVON) is one of 95 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Senesco Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Risk & Volatility Senesco Technologies has a beta of […]

Harvest Natural Resources (HNR) versus Petroquest Energy (PQ) Critical Contrast

Harvest Natural Resources (NYSE: HNR) and Petroquest Energy (NYSE:PQ) are both energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings. Profitability This table compares Harvest Natural Resources and Petroquest Energy’s net margins, return on […]

TriNet Group, Inc. (TNET) Receives $35.50 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of TriNet Group, Inc. (NYSE:TNET) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. […]

Aduro Biotech, Inc. (ADRO) PT Set at $18.00 by HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright set a $18.00 price objective on Aduro Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADRO) in a research note released on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on ADRO. BidaskClub raised shares of Aduro Biotech from a hold rating to a […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades TETRA Technologies, Inc. (TTI) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of TETRA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TTI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “TETRA Technologies, Inc. is an energy services company with an integrated chemicals operation that supplies chemical products to energy markets, as well as other markets. TETRA […]

IDEX Corporation (IEX) Given “Hold” Rating at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated their hold rating on shares of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) in a research note published on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks, Inc. currently has a $118.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for IDEX Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.06 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $4.25 EPS, Q1 […]

Haymaker Acquisition Prices IPO at $10.00 Per Share (HAYU)

Haymaker Acquisition (HAYU) plans to raise $300 million in an IPO on Wednesday, October 25th, IPO Scoop reports. The company plans to issue 30,000,000 shares at a price of $10.00 per share. The company has a market-cap of $375 million. Cantor Fitzgerald served as the underwriter for the IPO. Haymaker Acquisition provided the following description […]

Visa Inc. (V) Forecasted to Earn FY2019 Earnings of $4.65 Per Share

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) – Equities researchers at Oppenheimer Holdings issued their FY2019 EPS estimates for shares of Visa in a research report issued on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst G. Greene anticipates that the credit-card processor will earn $4.65 per share for the year. Visa (NYSE:V) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. […]

NRG Metals Inc (NGZ) Insider Jan Urata Sells 75,000 Shares

NRG Metals Inc (TSE:NGZ) insider Jan Urata sold 75,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$0.40, for a total transaction of C$30,000.00. Jan Urata also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, October 10th, Jan Urata sold 75,000 shares of […]

McClatchy Co (MNI) Director William Briggs Mcclatchy Sells 40,000 Shares

McClatchy Co (NYSE:MNI) Director William Briggs Mcclatchy sold 40,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $0.99, for a total value of $39,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. […]

Gentherm Inc (THRM) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Gentherm Inc (NASDAQ:THRM) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Gentherm Inc. is a developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range of heating and cooling and temperature control applications. The Company offers heated […]

TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TechTarget, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTGT) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “TECHTARGET, a leading online Information Technology media company, provides IT companies with ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. The company is also […]

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Trims Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) Target Price to $210.00

Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) had its target price decreased by Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. from $250.00 to $210.00 in a research note released on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. currently has a hold rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Ulta Beauty’s Q3 2018 earnings at $1.59 EPS and FY2018 earnings at […]

Sterling Capital Management LLC Has $1.33 Million Position in Unilever NV (UN)

Sterling Capital Management LLC lessened its stake in shares of Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 23,982 shares of the company’s stock after selling 248 shares during the quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC’s holdings in […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Invests $379,000 in Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI) Stock

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 12,455 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $379,000. A number of other institutional investors […]

e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (ELF) Holdings Held by Wasatch Advisors Inc.

Wasatch Advisors Inc. held its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (NYSE:ELF) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 9,985 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc.’s holdings in e.l.f. […]

Financial Analysis: Paramount Group (PGRE) and Equity Commonwealth (EQC)

Paramount Group (NYSE: PGRE) and Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings. Dividends Paramount Group pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and has a […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Raises Stake in Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its position in shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) by 164.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 184,152 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 114,491 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of […]

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) Shares Bought by Verition Fund Management LLC

Verition Fund Management LLC lifted its stake in Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) by 43.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,420 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,332 shares during the period. […]

Koch Industries Inc. Buys New Position in NxStage Medical, Inc. (NXTM)

Koch Industries Inc. bought a new position in shares of NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 235,881 shares of the medical device company’s stock, valued at approximately $227,000. Koch Industries Inc. owned about […]

Koch Industries Inc. Takes $216,000 Position in CVR Energy Inc. (CVI)

Koch Industries Inc. purchased a new position in shares of CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 226,212 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $216,000. Koch Industries Inc. […]

Head to Head Analysis: Euroseas (ESEA) and Its Rivals

Euroseas (NASDAQ: ESEA) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Euroseas to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation. Risk & Volatility Euroseas has a beta of 1.66, […]

4,271 Shares in HealthEquity, Inc. (HQY) Purchased by 1st Global Advisors Inc.

1st Global Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 4,271 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $213,000. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the […]

1st Global Advisors Inc. Has $242,000 Stake in PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

1st Global Advisors Inc. grew its stake in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) by 3.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 5,180 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 169 shares during the period. 1st Global Advisors […]