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Zillow Group (Z) vs. Forest City Enterprises (FCE-A) Head-To-Head Comparison

Zillow Group (NASDAQ: Z) and Forest City Enterprises (NASDAQ:FCE-A) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Zillow Group and Forest City Enterprises’ top-line […]

PTC (PTC) vs. Its Competitors Financial Contrast

PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is one of 65 publicly-traded companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare PTC to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table compares PTC and its competitors […]

Quintiles Transitional Holdings Inc. (Q) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.14 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Quintiles Transitional Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) to post $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Nine analysts have issued estimates for Quintiles Transitional Holdings’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.12 to $1.16. Quintiles Transitional Holdings reported earnings per share of $1.00 in the same quarter […]

Zacks: Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. (ALRN) Given $19.33 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages

Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRN) has been given an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the four analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokerages have set a 12 month consensus price target of $19.33 for the […]

CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) Announces $0.06 Dividend

CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) announced a dividend on Friday, October 20th, Fidelity reports. Investors of record on Monday, October 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.055 per share by the bank on Monday, November 6th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 27th. CoBiz Financial (COBZ) traded up 7.25% during trading on […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Kornit Digital Ltd. (KRNT) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $27.78 Million

Wall Street analysts expect Kornit Digital Ltd. (NASDAQ:KRNT) to announce sales of $27.78 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Kornit Digital’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $28.14 million and the lowest is $27.39 million. Kornit Digital reported sales of $30.92 million in the same quarter last […]

The Blackstone Group L.P. Declares Dividend of $0.44 (BX)

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) declared a dividend on Friday, October 20th, Fidelity reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 30th will be given a dividend of 0.44 per share by the asset manager on Monday, November 6th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 27th. The Blackstone Group L.P. has raised its […]

Head to Head Contrast: Zillow Group (Z) and Forest City Enterprises (FCE-A)

Forest City Enterprises (NASDAQ: FCE-A) and Zillow Group (NASDAQ:Z) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for […]

UNITIL Corporation (UTL) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Brokers have set a 12-month consensus target price of $50.00 for the company and are forecasting that […]

Metso Oyj (MXCYY) Posts Earnings Results

Metso Oyj (NASDAQ:MXCYY) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The industrial products company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by ($0.05), MarketWatch Earnings reports. Metso Oyj had a return on equity of 10.95% and a net margin of 5.33%. The business had revenue of $790.60 million […]

Analysts Expect The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $6.33 Billion

Analysts predict that The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) will report sales of $6.33 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for The Kraft Heinz’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $6.27 billion and the highest estimate coming in at $6.37 billion. The Kraft Heinz posted […]

Analysts Anticipate HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $10.67 Billion

Equities research analysts forecast that HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) will report sales of $10.67 billion for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for HCA Holdings’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $10.60 billion and the highest estimate coming in at $10.73 billion. HCA Holdings posted […]

$255.78 Million in Sales Expected for Cable One, Inc. (CABO) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect that Cable One, Inc. (NYSE:CABO) will announce sales of $255.78 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have made estimates for Cable One’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $255.20 million and the highest is $256.44 million. Cable One reported sales of $205.54 million during the […]

Cohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) Receives “Hold” Rating from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE:CNS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a research report issued on Friday. They presently have a $45.00 target price on the asset manager’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 2.32% from the company’s current […]

Brokerages Set Plexus Corp. (PLXS) Price Target at $57.00

Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eleven analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective […]

Analysts Set Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC) PT at $27.79

Shares of Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Sell” from the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and two have issued a hold recommendation on the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts […]

Contrasting Alkermes PLC (ALKS) and Foundation Medicine (FMI)

Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ: FMI) and Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Foundation Medicine and Alkermes PLC’s top-line revenue, earnings per […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) to Post $0.67 Earnings Per Share

Analysts forecast that Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) will report earnings of $0.67 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Seven analysts have made estimates for Ross Stores’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.65 and the highest is $0.69. Ross Stores reported earnings per share of $0.62 in the same quarter last year, which […]

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD) Receives $43.10 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSOD) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the fifteen brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to […]

Zacks: Analysts Expect Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP) to Announce $1.54 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) to post $1.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seven analysts have issued estimates for Boston Properties’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $1.52 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.55. Boston Properties reported earnings per share […]

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM) Given New $57.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) had its target price hoisted by Stifel Nicolaus from $54.00 to $57.00 in a report released on Friday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Loop Capital reissued a buy rating and set a […]

Maxim Integrated Products’ (MXIM) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Loop Capital

Loop Capital restated their buy rating on shares of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) in a research report report published on Friday morning. They currently have a $57.00 price objective on the semiconductor company’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $53.00. MXIM has been the subject of a number of other research reports. […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Price Target Raised to $70.00 at Wells Fargo & Company

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) had its price target lifted by Wells Fargo & Company from $65.00 to $70.00 in a report published on Friday. Wells Fargo & Company currently has a market perform rating on the credit services provider’s stock. Several other research analysts have also commented on PYPL. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a hold […]

DISH Network Corporation (DISH) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday. According to Zacks, “DISH Network is looking for wireless opportunities. The company has created an extensive portfolio of wireless spectrum, valued at around $50 billion. Meanwhile, we are impressed with DISH […]

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Price Target Increased to $63.00 by Analysts at BMO Capital Markets

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) had its target price boosted by BMO Capital Markets from $61.00 to $63.00 in a research report released on Friday morning. BMO Capital Markets currently has a market perform rating on the financial services provider’s stock. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC […]

Barclays PLC (BARC) Receives GBX 220.13 Average PT from Brokerages

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the nineteen brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among […]

Brokerages Set Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) Price Target at $92.92

Shares of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The […]

Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Robert Half have underperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis. The company’s revenues missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in four out of […]

NCR Corporation’s (NCR) “Average” Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed their average rating on shares of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) in a research note published on Friday. The firm currently has a $44.00 price target on the information technology services provider’s stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on […]

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Given a $185.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG set a $185.00 target price on McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in a report published on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the fast-food giant’s stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Nomura set a $172.00 price target on McDonald’s Corporation and gave the company a […]

Signature Bank (SBNY) Upgraded to Outperform by BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note released on Friday morning. SBNY has been the topic of a number of other reports. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a buy rating and set a $169.00 price objective on shares of Signature Bank […]

DURECT Corporation (DRRX) Downgraded by HC Wainwright to Neutral

HC Wainwright cut shares of DURECT Corporation (NASDAQ:DRRX) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has $3.00 target price on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded DURECT […]

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NXST) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG began coverage on shares of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm issued a buy rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on NXST. Zacks Investment Research lowered Nexstar Broadcasting Group […]

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM) Price Target Raised to $60.00 at Drexel Hamilton

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) had its price target lifted by Drexel Hamilton from $52.00 to $60.00 in a research note published on Friday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. MXIM has been the subject of several other research reports. Loop Capital reissued a buy rating and set a […]

Analysts Set Celadon Group, Inc. (CGI) Price Target at $25.50

Shares of Celadon Group, Inc. (NYSE:CGI) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the nine analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts […]

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (GWB) Receives $46.14 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twelve brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The […]

State National Companies’ (SNC) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity reissued their buy rating on shares of State National Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNC) in a report released on Friday morning. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $76.00 price objective on the insurance provider’s stock. SNC has been the topic of a number of other reports. BidaskClub lowered State National Companies from a strong-buy rating to […]

E*TRADE Financial Corporation’s (ETFC) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated their buy rating on shares of E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) in a report published on Friday morning. The firm currently has a $50.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other analysts have also issued reports on ETFC. Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on shares of E*TRADE Financial […]

Ryerson Holding Corporation (RYI) Given “Hold” Rating at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets restated their hold rating on shares of Ryerson Holding Corporation (NYSE:RYI) in a research note released on Friday morning. The firm currently has a $13.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ryerson Holding […]

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Given “Buy” Rating at Gabelli

Gabelli reiterated their buy rating on shares of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) in a report issued on Friday. Gabelli also issued estimates for Genuine Parts’ FY2017 earnings at $4.55 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $5.45 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $5.75 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $6.15 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $6.30 EPS. Other research analysts also […]