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Golar LNG Partners (GMLP) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of -0.02

Headlines about Golar LNG Partners (NASDAQ:GMLP) have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being […]

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI) Share Price

News coverage about Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing 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 […]

Financial Survey: Tilly’s (TLYS) and Lands’ End (LE)

Tilly’s (NYSE: TLYS) and Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and risk. Volatility & Risk Tilly’s has a beta of -0.45, suggesting that its share price is […]

Reviewing Nucor Corporation (NUE) & The Competition

Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) is one of 28 public companies in the “Steel” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Nucor Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings. Risk and Volatility Nucor Corporation has a […]

Zacks: Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc (GPMT) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc (NASDAQ:GPMT) has earned an average broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the four analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Brokerages have set […]

TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS

TrustCo Bank Corp NY (NASDAQ:TRST) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The bank reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01, reports. TrustCo Bank Corp NY had a net margin of 24.58% and a return on equity of 10.24%. During the same period in […]

Brokerages Anticipate Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) Will Announce Earnings of $0.22 Per Share

Equities research analysts predict that Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) will post earnings per share of $0.22 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Match Group’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.19 to $0.29. Match Group reported earnings per share of $0.23 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a […]

Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.14

News coverage about Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO) (TSE:ELD) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 […]

Grupo Simec SAB de CV (SIM) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.21

Press coverage about Grupo Simec SAB de CV (NYSE:SIM) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, […]

Swift Transportation (KNX) versus Its Competitors Financial Comparison

Swift Transportation (NYSE: KNX) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Freight Trucking” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Swift Transportation to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability. Risk and Volatility Swift Transportation has a beta […]

Reviewing Marchex (MCHX) and Criteo (CRTO)

Marchex (NASDAQ: MCHX) and Criteo (NASDAQ:CRTO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability. Profitability This table compares Marchex and Criteo’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Royal Bank Of Canada Boosts Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR) Price Target to C$97.00

Restaurant Brands International Inc (TSE:QSR) (NYSE:QSR) had its price target increased by research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada to C$97.00 in a research note issued on Monday. The firm presently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price target suggests a potential upside of 15.08% from the company’s previous close. […]

BancFirst Corporation (BANF) EVP Darryl Schmidt Sells 2,000 Shares

BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) EVP Darryl Schmidt sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.10, for a total transaction of $112,200.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

BB&T Corporation (BBT) Declares $0.33 Quarterly Dividend

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 23rd, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of 0.33 per share by the insurance provider on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.78%. BB&T Corporation has […]

Altus Group Ltd (AIF) Hits New 12-Month High at $34.63

Altus Group Ltd (TSE:AIF)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as C$34.63 and last traded at C$34.40, with a volume of 41,562 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$34.38. A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. CIBC cut […]

Head to Head Comparison: Black Stone Minerals, L.P. (BSM) versus Diamondback Energy (FANG)

Black Stone Minerals, L.P. (NYSE: BSM) and Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 21.4% of Black Stone Minerals, L.P. shares are […]

Financial Contrast: Epirus Biopharmaceuticals (EPRS) & Its Rivals

Epirus Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: EPRS) is one of 95 public companies in the “Biotechnology” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Epirus Biopharmaceuticals to related companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Risk and Volatility Epirus Biopharmaceuticals has a beta of […]

Brokerages Set American National Bankshares, Inc. (AMNB) PT at $43.00

American National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month […]

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals (PLXP) vs. Endocyte (ECYT) Critical Comparison

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: PLXP) and Endocyte (NASDAQ:ECYT) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation. Profitability This table compares Dipexium Pharmaceuticals and Endocyte’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Mallinckrodt PLC (MNK) vs. The Competition Financial Analysis

Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK) is one of 19 public companies in the “Specialty & Advanced Pharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Mallinckrodt PLC to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations. Earnings and Valuation This table compares […]

Caspian Sunrise PLC (RXP) Hits New 12-Month High at $13.50

Shares of Caspian Sunrise PLC (LON:RXP) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 13.50 ($0.18) and last traded at GBX 13.50 ($0.18), with a volume of shares. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “[[title]]” was first posted by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. If you are […]

Brokerages Set Cohen & Steers Inc (CNS) PT at $43.25

Shares of Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The […]

WesBanco (WSBC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about WesBanco (NASDAQ:WSBC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]

OSI Systems (OSIS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.14

Headlines about OSI Systems (NASDAQ:OSIS) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) to Post $0.26 EPS

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) will report earnings of $0.26 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Ten analysts have provided estimates for Dick’s Sporting Goods’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.22 and the highest is $0.28. Dick’s Sporting Goods posted earnings of $0.48 per […]

Globant (GLOB) versus Inovalon Holdings (INOV) Financial Analysis

Globant (NYSE: GLOB) and Inovalon Holdings (NASDAQ:INOV) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings for Globant and Inovalon Holdings, […]

Comparing Financial Engines (FNGN) and Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS)

Financial Engines (NASDAQ: FNGN) and Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Risk and Volatility Financial Engines has a beta of 2.2, suggesting that its share […]

Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.20

News articles about Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates 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 -1 to 1, with scores closest to one […]

Brokerages Expect Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA) Will Post Earnings of $0.10 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages predict that Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) will announce earnings of $0.10 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Six analysts have provided estimates for Vocera Communications’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.08 and the highest is $0.12. Vocera Communications posted earnings per share of $0.08 during […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Provident Financial Services (PFS) Stock Price

Headlines about Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 […]

Precision Drilling Co. (PD) Sets New 12-Month Low After Analyst Downgrade

Precision Drilling Co. (TSE:PD) (NYSE:PDS)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday after CIBC lowered their price target on the stock from C$8.00 to C$7.00. The company traded as low as C$3.01 and last traded at C$3.01, with a volume of 1,131,043 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at […]

HNI Corporation (HNI) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.18

News stories about HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest […]

Workiva (WK) & Hortonworks (HDP) Head-To-Head Comparison

Workiva (NYSE: WK) and Hortonworks (NASDAQ:HDP) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 32.2% of Workiva shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, […]

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) versus Rio Tinto plc (RTP) Head to Head Contrast

BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE: BHP) and Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RTP) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and earnings. Valuation and Earnings This table compares BHP Billiton Limited and Rio Tinto […]

PetMed Express, Inc. (PETS) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.13 EPS

PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETS) announced its earnings results on Monday. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.13, Bloomberg Earnings reports. PetMed Express had a return on equity of 28.67% and a net margin of 10.34%. The firm had revenue of $66.70 million for the […]

Carolina Financial Corporation (CARO) Hits New 12-Month High at $36.79

Carolina Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CARO)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $36.79 and last traded at $36.82, with a volume of 101,427 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $36.17. A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares […]

Target Corporation (TGT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Target’s initiatives such as the development of omni-channel capacities, diversification and localization of assortments along with emphasis on flexible format stores bode well for […]

Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIV) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE:AIV) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Aimco have outperformed its industry over the past three months. Moreover, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for funds from operation (FFO) per share for […]

Barclays PLC Raises SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Price Target to $68.00

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) had its price objective boosted by equities research analysts at Barclays PLC from $65.00 to $68.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm presently has an “equal weight” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Barclays PLC’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 13.30% from […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL) vs. Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF)

Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ: KNSL) and Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Dividends Kinsale Capital Group pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and […]