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Investors Sell Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) on Strength (WMT)

Traders sold shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on strength during trading hours on Wednesday. $60.40 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $97.41 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $37.01 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Wal-Mart Stores had the […]

Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Debt Trading 4.8% Lower

An issue of Windstream Holdings Inc (NYSE:WIN) bonds fell 4.8% against their face value during trading on Wednesday. The high-yield issue of debt has a 7.75% coupon and will mature on October 15, 2020. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $80.66 and were trading at $86.81 one week ago. Price moves in […]

Financial Contrast: Advanced Emissions Solutions (ADES) and Abtech Holdings (ABHD)

Advanced Emissions Solutions (NASDAQ: ADES) and Abtech Holdings (OTCMKTS:ABHD) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Dividends Advanced Emissions Solutions pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share […]

Brokerages Set Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Target Price at $23.25

Shares of Paramount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twelve ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, two have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average […]

Critical Analysis: Veritone (VERI) and Incontact (SAAS)

Veritone (NASDAQ: VERI) and Incontact (NASDAQ:SAAS) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and dividends. Profitability This table compares Veritone and Incontact’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. […]

Contrasting Domino's Pizza (DPZ) and Fogo de Chao (FOGO)

Fogo de Chao (NASDAQ: FOGO) and Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Fogo de Chao and Domino's Pizza’s revenue, earnings […]

Brokerages Set Nordson Corporation (NDSN) PT at $138.00

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve brokerages that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have covered the […]

David S. Hendrickson Sells 5,000 Shares of Aehr Test Systems (AEHR) Stock

Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ:AEHR) VP David S. Hendrickson sold 5,000 shares of Aehr Test Systems stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.52, for a total value of $17,600.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 25,351 shares in the company, valued at approximately […]

Ocera Therapeutics (OCRX) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast

Ocera Therapeutics (NASDAQ: OCRX) is one of 45 publicly-traded companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Ocera Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings. Insider and Institutional Ownership 20.3% of Ocera […]

Financial Review: Famous Dave’s of America (DAVE) and The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE)

Famous Dave’s of America (NASDAQ: DAVE) and The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares Famous Dave’s of America and The Cheesecake […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) vs. Petiq (PETQ)

Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ: BUFF) and Petiq (NASDAQ:PETQ) are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services 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. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Blue Buffalo Pet Products […]

Investors Sell Shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) on Strength (SPY)

Traders sold shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) on strength during trading hours on Wednesday. $1,279.46 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $1,395.58 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $116.12 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, SPDR S&P […]

Analysts Set Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (SHO) Target Price at $15.56

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average […]

Brokerages Set London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE) Price Target at $3,874.50

London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE) has received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts […]

Insider Selling: Aduro Biotech, Inc. (ADRO) VP Sells 2,884 Shares of Stock

Aduro Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADRO) VP Blaine Templeman sold 2,884 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.20, for a total transaction of $32,300.80. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 58,834 shares in the company, valued at $658,940.80. The sale […]

Ambarella Inc (AMBA) VP Sells $71,098.50 in Stock

Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ:AMBA) VP Christopher Day sold 1,529 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.50, for a total value of $71,098.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Shares of […]

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) CEO Sells $124,308.00 in Stock

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) CEO Timothy J. Wilmott sold 5,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.02, for a total transaction of $124,308.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 460,600 shares in the […]

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd (CHU) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd (NYSE:CHU) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “China Unicom Limited is engaged in the provision of cellular, paging, long distance, data and internet services in the People’s Repulic of China. “ A […]

Recent Research Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Anglo Amer Adr (NGLOY)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Anglo Amer Adr (OTCMKTS: NGLOY) recently: 9/13/2017 – Anglo Amer Adr was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $10.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Anglo […]

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals’ (ALNY) “Outperform” Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by Cowen and Company in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $117.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $93.00. Cowen and Company’s target price suggests a potential upside of 2.83% from the […]

Analysts Set Invesco PLC (IVZ) PT at $37.55

Invesco PLC (NYSE:IVZ) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. […]

Critical Review: Newport Corp (NEWP) versus Kaman Corporation (KAMN)

Newport Corp (NASDAQ: NEWP) and Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) are both industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings. Dividends Kaman Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend […]

Analyzing Aflac (AFL) and Its Peers

Aflac (NYSE: AFL) is one of 31 public companies in the “Life & Health Insurance” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Aflac to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Dividends Aflac pays an annual dividend of $1.72 […]

World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) versus Discover Financial Services (DFS) Financial Review

World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) and Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares World Acceptance Corporation and Discover Financial Services’ net margins, […]

Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Shares Gap Up to $0.34

Seadrill Ltd (NASDAQ:SDRL) shares gapped up prior to trading on Wednesday . The stock had previously closed at $0.32, but opened at $0.34. Seadrill shares last traded at $0.48, with a volume of 99,032,034 shares changing hands. Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Seadrill from […]

Investors Buy Shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) on Weakness

Traders purchased shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $121.95 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $46.10 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $75.85 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, QUALCOMM had the 10th highest net in-flow […]

Mercer International Inc. (MERC) Insider Jimmy S. H. Lee Sells 25,000 Shares

Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) (TSE:MRI.U) insider Jimmy S. H. Lee sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.88, for a total transaction of $272,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 2,156,548 shares in the […]

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NXST) Insider Julie Pruett Sells 3,000 Shares

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) insider Julie Pruett sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.01, for a total transaction of $180,030.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11,985 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $719,219.85. The […]

Analyzing TheStreet (TST) and Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI)

TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST) and Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 46.8% of TheStreet shares are owned by institutional investors. […]

Head to Head Comparison: Digital Turbine (APPS) & CommVault Systems (CVLT)

Digital Turbine (NASDAQ: APPS) and CommVault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation. Volatility & Risk Digital Turbine has a beta of 1.25, indicating that its […]

Financial Comparison: Viacom (VIAB) & Its Peers

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Viacom to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership. Institutional & Insider Ownership 79.2% of Viacom shares […]

Brokerages Set Alteryx, Inc. (AYX) Price Target at $20.44

Shares of Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE:AYX) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts […]

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (TNXP) Receives $8.33 Consensus PT from Analysts

Shares of Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the six brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. […]

Joe Thornton, Jr. Sells 14,787 Shares of HFF, Inc. (HF) Stock

HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) President Joe Thornton, Jr. sold 14,787 shares of HFF stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.33, for a total value of $551,998.71. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 525,090 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $19,601,609.70. The […]

AMTEK, Inc. (AME) Insider Thomas C. Marecic Sells 12,315 Shares

AMTEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) insider Thomas C. Marecic sold 12,315 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.36, for a total transaction of $817,223.40. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 38,367 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,546,034.12. The transaction […]

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (IOVA) Trading Down 16.4%

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:IOVA) fell 16.4% on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $7.10 and last traded at $7.15. 1,900,713 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 427% from the average session volume of 360,975 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.55. Several brokerages have weighed in on IOVA. Chardan Capital […]

Zogenix, Inc. (ZGNX) Trading Down 6.5%

Zogenix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZGNX) shares were down 6.5% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $13.50 and last traded at $13.60. Approximately 1,199,387 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 175% from the average daily volume of 435,394 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.55. Several research analysts have […]

Weekly Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ: BBVA) in the last few weeks: 9/18/2017 – Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $9.75 price target on […]

Reviewing Pure Storage (PSTG) and Tintri (TNTR)

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) and Tintri (NASDAQ:TNTR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability. Profitability This table compares Pure Storage and Tintri’s net margins, return on equity and […]

Match Group (MTCH) versus Renren (RENN) Critical Review

Match Group (NASDAQ: MTCH) and Renren (NYSE:RENN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation. Volatility & Risk Match Group has a beta of 0.53, meaning that its stock […]