Archive for Mark Dietrich

Trifast (TRI) Sets New 1-Year High at $252.00

Trifast plc (LON:TRI) shares hit a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as GBX 252 ($3.39) and last traded at GBX 251.44 ($3.38), with a volume of 28523 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 245 ($3.30). TRI has been the topic of a number of research […]

American Tower’s (AMT) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley reissued their overweight rating on shares of American Tower (NYSE:AMT) in a research report report published on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $172.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. AMT has been the subject of several other research reports. ValuEngine upgraded American Tower from a hold rating to a […]

Leaf Group (LFGR) versus Its Competitors Head-To-Head Survey

Leaf Group (NYSE: LFGR) is one of 42 public companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Leaf Group to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current […]

Steelcase (SCS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Steelcase Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of products used to create high-performance work environments. Its product portfolio includes furniture systems, seating, storage, desks, casegoods, interior architectural products, technology […]

Financial Survey: Mylan (MYL) versus NephroGenex (NRXGQ)

Mylan (NASDAQ: MYL) and NephroGenex (OTCMKTS:NRXGQ) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations. Insider & Institutional Ownership 75.0% of Mylan shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Mylan shares […]

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (GSS) Short Interest Update

Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSS) saw a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 17,244,489 shares, a growth of 0.5% from the November 15th total of 17,160,878 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,515,181 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.4 days. Approximately 4.7% […]

ValuEngine Lowers Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT (IRM) to Hold

ValuEngine lowered shares of Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT (NYSE:IRM) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT from a buy rating to a […]

Sterling Construction (STRL) Upgraded by TheStreet to B-

TheStreet upgraded shares of Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL) from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a report released on Tuesday. STRL has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a buy rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Sterling Construction in a research report on […]

UBS Reaffirms “Neutral” Rating for UniCredit (UCG)

UBS reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of UniCredit (BIT:UCG) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of UniCredit in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. J P Morgan […]

Enerplus (ERF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets

Enerplus (TSE:ERF) (NYSE:ERF)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a C$16.00 price objective on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective points to a potential upside of 50.66% from the stock’s […]

HC2 Holdings Inc (HCHC) Given $11.50 Average Target Price by Brokerages

HC2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:HCHC) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a 1-year consensus price target of $11.50 for the company and are expecting that […]

Insider Buying: Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY) Insider Acquires £150.75 in Stock

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) insider Antonio Horta-Osorio purchased 225 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 67 ($0.90) per share, for a total transaction of £150.75 ($202.89). Antonio Horta-Osorio also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, December 13th, Antonio […]

Alstom (ALSMY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Alstom (OTCMKTS:ALSMY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a $4.50 target price on the transportation company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 13.92% from the company’s current price. According […]

Triumph Bancorp (TBK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Triumph Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a research note issued on Thursday. They presently have a $37.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price target would suggest a potential upside of 12.80% from the company’s previous close. […]

Rigel Pharmaceuticals (RIGL) Now Covered by Cantor Fitzgerald

Equities research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald started coverage on shares of Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) in a report issued on Thursday. The brokerage set an “overweight” rating and a $6.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 68.54% from the stock’s previous close. The analysts wrote, […]

H. Lundbeck A/S- (HLUYY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

H. Lundbeck A/S- (OTCMKTS:HLUYY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday. According to Zacks, “H. Lundbeck A/S is an international pharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development, production, marketing and sale of pharmaceuticals across the world. Its products are targeted at […]

Contrasting The GEO Group (GEO) & Uniti Group (UNIT)

Uniti Group (NASDAQ: UNIT) and The GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) are both mid-cap financials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability. Profitability This table compares Uniti Group and The GEO Group’s net margins, return […]

Financial Analysis: American Residential Properties (ARPI) vs. Its Peers

American Residential Properties (NYSE: ARPI) is one of 42 publicly-traded companies in the “Residential REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare American Residential Properties to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is […]

SPX FLOW (FLOW) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.03

Press coverage about SPX FLOW (NYSE:FLOW) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Terreno Realty (TRNO) Stock Price

Headlines about Terreno Realty (NYSE:TRNO) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring 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 one being […]

AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about AmTrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, […]

Pareteum Corp (TEUM) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Pareteum Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:TEUM) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,004,723 shares, an increase of 49.7% from the November 15th total of 1,338,995 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,383,012 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.3 days. Currently, […]

Analyzing RTI Surgical (RTIX) and Its Rivals

RTI Surgical (NASDAQ: RTIX) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare RTI Surgical to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings. Risk and Volatility RTI […]

Analyzing Brinker International (EAT) and Chanticleer (BURG)

Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) and Chanticleer (NASDAQ:BURG) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation. Profitability This table compares Brinker International and Chanticleer’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Zacks: Analysts Expect Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $735.16 Million

Analysts expect that Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) will post $735.16 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Illumina’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $741.30 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $728.41 million. Illumina reported sales of $619.35 million during […]

Gerdau (GGB) Shares Gap Up to $3.48

Shares of Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) gapped up before the market opened on Friday . The stock had previously closed at $3.39, but opened at $3.48. Gerdau shares last traded at $3.55, with a volume of 6196806 shares traded. Several brokerages have weighed in on GGB. Credit Suisse Group cut Gerdau from an “outperform” rating to […]

Traders Sell Shares of Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) on Strength (TTWO)

Investors sold shares of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO) on strength during trading on Friday. $54.77 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $292.11 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $237.34 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Take-Two Interactive Software had […]

$876.57 Million in Sales Expected for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) to post sales of $876.57 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Nine analysts have issued estimates for Alexion Pharmaceuticals’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $847.72 million and the highest is $900.89 million. Alexion Pharmaceuticals posted sales of $831.00 million during the same quarter last year, […]

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.06

News articles about Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

Veritex Holdings, Inc. (VBTX) Insider Ned N. Fleming III Sells 12,370 Shares of Stock

Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) insider Ned N. Fleming III sold 12,370 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.21, for a total value of $336,587.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. […]

CNO Financial Group (CNO) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

Media stories about CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

pSivida (PSDV) Trading Up 6.6%

Shares of pSivida Corp. (NASDAQ:PSDV) were up 6.6% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $1.14 and last traded at $1.13. Approximately 888,161 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 74% from the average daily volume of 509,551 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.06. Several analysts have commented […]

Roku (ROKU) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

News headlines about Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one […]

Avnet (AVT) Receives News Impact Score of 0.13

Press coverage about Avnet (NYSE:AVT) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 closest to one being […]

Invivo Therapeutics (NVIV) and Its Peers Head to Head Survey

Invivo Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NVIV) is one of 79 public companies in the “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Invivo Therapeutics to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk. Profitability This table compares Invivo […]

AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Friday . Approximately 6,892,412 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 242% from the previous session’s volume of 2,017,168 shares.The stock last traded at $10.20 and had previously closed at $10.00. A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on AFSI shares. […]

Contrasting Syngenta (SYT) & Its Peers

Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Agricultural Chemicals” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Syngenta to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Syngenta and its competitors […]

Critical Comparison: QUALCOMM (QCOM) & AudioCodes (AUDC)

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ: QCOM) and AudioCodes (NASDAQ:AUDC) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk. Insider and Institutional Ownership 76.7% of QUALCOMM shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.1% of AudioCodes […]

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Seagate Technology (STX)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) in the last few weeks: 12/12/2017 – Seagate Technology was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $45.46 price target on the stock. 12/8/2017 – Seagate Technology was upgraded […]

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS) Stake Owned by Stilwell Joseph

Stilwell Joseph disclosed that they own a 19.2% stake in Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) (TSE:KFS) in a Form 13D/A disclosure that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday, December 15th. The investor owns 4,701,313 shares of the stock valued at about $23,976,696. The reporting parties listed on the disclosure included […]