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Fintech Innovation a Solid Alternative to Established Options

FinTech money transfer companies have dramatically changed the way we move money from one country to another. The traditional model which espouses banks as the de facto money transmission mechanism is quickly losing favour with clients around the world. For starters, banks and institutional financial organizations eat into more of every $1 sent abroad than […]

First Bitcoin Capital (BITCF) Market Capitalization Tops $0.00

First Bitcoin Capital (CURRENCY:BITCF) traded 4.1% lower against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 9:00 AM Eastern on July 17th. First Bitcoin Capital has a market cap of $0.00 and approximately $3,428.00 worth of First Bitcoin Capital was traded on exchanges in the last day. One First Bitcoin Capital token can currently be […]

Analysts Set McCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) Price Target at $135.29

McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seven ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target […]

Waves Price Up 3.1% Over Last 7 Days (WAVES)

Waves (CURRENCY:WAVES) traded 1.2% lower against the US dollar during the 1-day period ending at 9:00 AM E.T. on July 17th. One Waves coin can now be bought for about $2.84 or 0.00042374 BTC on major exchanges including Exmo, YoBit, Indodax and Waves Decentralized Exchange. During the last seven days, Waves has traded up 3.1% […]

Civista Bancshares Inc (CIVB) Receives $25.50 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of Civista Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:CIVB) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokers […]

Traders Buy High Volume of L3 Technologies Put Options (LLL)

L3 Technologies Inc (NYSE:LLL) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Investors purchased 1,519 put options on the company. This is an increase of 1,198% compared to the average volume of 117 put options. L3 Technologies opened at $204.20 on Tuesday, according to Marketbeat.com. The company has a current ratio of […]

LatiumX Trading Down 6% Over Last 7 Days (LATX)

LatiumX (CURRENCY:LATX) traded 4% higher against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 9:00 AM ET on July 17th. Over the last week, LatiumX has traded down 6% against the U.S. dollar. One LatiumX token can currently be bought for $0.0556 or 0.00000829 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Livecoin and YoBit. […]

Selz Capital LLC Buys Shares of 158,000 United Rentals, Inc. (URI)

Selz Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 158,000 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $23,324,000. United Rentals comprises approximately 3.7% of Selz Capital LLC’s investment portfolio, making the […]

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. Sells 7,966 Shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. cut its stake in shares of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 26.1% during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 22,600 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider’s stock after selling 7,966 shares during the quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.’s holdings in Applied Materials were worth $1,044,000 at the […]

Greenbrier Companies Inc (GBX) To Go Ex-Dividend on July 18th

Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 19th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share by the transportation company on Thursday, August 9th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date of […]

Analysts Set Endeavour Silver Corp (EXK) Price Target at $5.50

Shares of Endeavour Silver Corp (NYSE:EXK) (TSE:EDR) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month […]

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Holdings Cut by Smithfield Trust Co.

Smithfield Trust Co. lowered its stake in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 41.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 6,610 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 4,600 shares during the quarter. Smithfield Trust Co.’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. were worth $241,000 at the […]

Analysts Set Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) Price Target at $65.13

Shares of Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the thirty-four analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Thirteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, nineteen have issued a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the […]

Analysts Anticipate Carriage Services, Inc. (CSV) to Announce $0.34 Earnings Per Share

Shares of Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokers have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $32.00 for […]

Smithfield Trust Co. Purchases New Holdings in Broadcom Inc (AVGO)

Smithfield Trust Co. purchased a new stake in Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ:AVGO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 1,300 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock, valued at approximately $315,000. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and […]

Comparing FGL (FG) and China Life Insurance (LFC)

FGL (NYSE: FG) and China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares FGL and China Life Insurance’s net margins, return on equity and […]

Canadian Natural Resource Ltd (CNQ) Receives C$55.43 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Canadian Natural Resource Ltd (TSE:CNQ) (NYSE:CNQ) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target […]

Brokerages Set Moody’s Co. (MCO) Price Target at $171.45

Shares of Moody’s Co. (NYSE:MCO) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen research firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The […]

Financial Review: China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP) versus HollyFrontier (HFC)

China Petroleum & Chemical (NYSE: SNP) and HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Risk & Volatility China Petroleum & Chemical has a beta of 1.31, meaning […]

Critical Survey: Ellie Mae (ELLI) vs. Materialise (MTLS)

Ellie Mae (NYSE: ELLI) and Materialise (NASDAQ:MTLS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Ellie Mae and Materialise’s top-line revenue, earnings per […]

Penn National Gaming, Inc (PENN) Receives $35.60 Average PT from Analysts

Penn National Gaming, Inc (NASDAQ:PENN) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the fourteen analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, ten have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

DasCoin (DASC) Achieves Market Capitalization of $0.00

DasCoin (CURRENCY:DASC) traded 4.1% lower against the US dollar during the 1-day period ending at 9:00 AM ET on July 17th. DasCoin has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and $77,483.00 worth of DasCoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last seven days, DasCoin has traded up 1.2% against the […]

Lancaster Colony Corp. (LANC) Shares Sold by Welch & Forbes LLC

Welch & Forbes LLC reduced its stake in shares of Lancaster Colony Corp. (NASDAQ:LANC) by 1.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 102,559 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,656 shares during the period. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings in Lancaster Colony were worth […]

Welch & Forbes LLC Sells 7,927 Shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Welch & Forbes LLC decreased its position in shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) by 5.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 147,740 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 7,927 shares during the quarter. Welch & […]

Thor Industries, Inc. (THO) Shares Sold by Scout Investments Inc.

Scout Investments Inc. reduced its position in Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 216,082 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 1,659 shares during the period. Scout Investments Inc.’s holdings in Thor Industries […]

Jonathan Duskin Buys 26,900 Shares of Christopher & Banks Co. (CBK) Stock

Christopher & Banks Co. (NYSE:CBK) Director Jonathan Duskin bought 26,900 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $1.01 per share, for a total transaction of $27,169.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is […]

Regent Investment Management LLC Has $544,000 Position in Ciena Co. (CIEN)

Regent Investment Management LLC reduced its position in Ciena Co. (NYSE:CIEN) by 11.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 20,537 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 2,575 shares during the period. Regent Investment Management […]

Regent Investment Management LLC Sells 500 Shares of Chubb Ltd (CB)

Regent Investment Management LLC cut its holdings in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) by 6.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,248 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 500 shares during the period. Regent Investment Management LLC’s holdings in […]

Aspen Technology, Inc. (AZPN) Position Increased by Scout Investments Inc.

Scout Investments Inc. increased its stake in Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN) by 55.0% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 244,107 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 86,594 shares during the period. Scout Investments Inc.’s holdings in Aspen Technology were worth $22,638,000 as of its most recent filing with […]

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) Holdings Trimmed by V Wealth Management LLC

V Wealth Management LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) by 48.9% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,918 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,744 shares during the quarter. V Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Colgate-Palmolive were worth $259,000 as of its most recent filing with […]

Fraport AG Frankfurt Arprt Svcs Wrldwde (FRA) Given a €97.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €97.00 ($114.12) target price on Fraport AG Frankfurt Arprt Svcs Wrldwde (FRA:FRA) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on FRA. Deutsche Bank set a €94.50 ($111.18) […]

Welch & Forbes LLC Reduces Holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (LQD)

Welch & Forbes LLC reduced its position in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:LQD) by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 167,874 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 2,201 shares during the quarter. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade […]

West Coast Financial LLC Buys Shares of 3,047 SPDR S Tr/SPDR S&P 500 FOSSIL (SPYX)

West Coast Financial LLC bought a new position in SPDR S Tr/SPDR S&P 500 FOSSIL (NYSEARCA:SPYX) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 3,047 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $201,000. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings […]

Minera Alamos Inc (MAI) Director Buys C$12,000.00 in Stock

Minera Alamos Inc (TSE:MAI) Director Douglas William Ramshaw acquired 100,000 shares of Minera Alamos stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$0.12 per share, for a total transaction of C$12,000.00. Douglas William Ramshaw also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, July 13th, Douglas William […]

F&V Capital Management LLC Trims Stake in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Class B (FOX)

F&V Capital Management LLC reduced its position in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Class B (NASDAQ:FOX) by 5.4% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 99,940 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,700 shares during the quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Class B accounts for about 2.8% of F&V Capital […]

Celgene Co. (CELG) Shares Sold by Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. decreased its position in Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) by 22.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 9,748 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 2,772 shares during the quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.’s […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Guidewire Software (GWRE) Stock Price

Media coverage about Guidewire Software (NYSE:GWRE) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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 one […]

Qudian (QD) versus Synchrony Financial (SYF) Critical Contrast

Qudian (NYSE: QD) and Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 5.5% of Qudian shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.7% of […]

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (LSXMK) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK) have been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, […]

Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.20

Media stories about Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores […]

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Monday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $20.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Builders FirstSource is a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new […]