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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Greene King plc (GNK) Receives GBX 723.20 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

Greene King plc (LON:GNK) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target […]

National Grid plc (NG) Given “Sell” Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG reissued their sell rating on shares of National Grid plc (LON:NG) in a research report released on Friday. Deutsche Bank AG currently has a GBX 900 ($11.96) target price on the stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an […]

IRIS International (IRIS) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Survey

IRIS International (NASDAQ: IRIS) is one of 57 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare IRIS International to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table […]

BancorpSouth’s (BXS) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Brean Capital

Brean Capital reiterated their hold rating on shares of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. BXS has been the subject of a number of other reports. BidaskClub cut BancorpSouth from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Saturday, June 24th. Jefferies Group LLC […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Given New $330.00 Price Target at Royal Bank Of Canada

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) had its target price decreased by Royal Bank Of Canada from $440.00 to $330.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a sector perform rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. […]

BB&T Corporation (BBT) Given “Hold” Rating at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for BB&T Corporation’s FY2018 earnings at $3.36 EPS. A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on BBT. BidaskClub raised BB&T Corporation from a hold rating to […]

Contrasting Lands’ End (LE) and Foot Locker (FL)

Lands’ End (NASDAQ: LE) and Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations. Dividends Foot Locker pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend […]

Alcoa Corp’s (AA) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. reissued their buy rating on shares of Alcoa Corp (NYSE:AA) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has a $55.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $53.00. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on AA. Clarkson […]

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR) Receives “Buy” Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC reissued their buy rating on shares of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) in a report issued on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has a $23.00 price target on the medical instruments supplier’s stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on shares of […]

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (SXCP) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Buy”

ValuEngine downgraded shares of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXCP) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday morning. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on SXCP. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report […]

Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FMX) Receives $115.75 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:FMX) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has […]

CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) Rating Increased to B- at TheStreet

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) was upgraded by research analysts at TheStreet from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. A number of other research firms also recently commented on CDK. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CDK Global from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating […]

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY) Receives Hold Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated their hold rating on shares of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) in a research note published on Friday morning. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $96.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Jack Henry […]

Geospace Technologies Corporation (GEOS) versus Frank’s International N.V. (FI) Head-To-Head Contrast

Geospace Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: GEOS) and Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and valuation. Dividends Frank’s International N.V. pays an annual dividend of $0.30 […]

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) vs. Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC) Head to Head Review

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and profitability. Profitability This table compares Select Medical Holdings Corporation and Tenet Healthcare Corporation’s […]

iRobot Corporation (IRBT) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. They currently have $85.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Over the last twelve months, iRobot’s shares outperformed the industry. The company reported better-than-expected second-quarter […]

BidaskClub Lowers Orange SA (ORAN) to Strong Sell

BidaskClub lowered shares of Orange SA (NASDAQ:ORAN) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. ORAN has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Orange SA from a sell rating to a buy rating and set a $18.00 […]

Ohr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OHRP) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Ohr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OHRP) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $0.75 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. It is focused on the […]

Brokerages Set SAP SE (SAP) Price Target at $99.18

SAP SE (ETR:SAP) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-four brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation and sixteen have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts […]

Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) Price Target Raised to $235.00

Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) had its target price hoisted by Stifel Nicolaus from $215.00 to $235.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Several other analysts also recently commented on the company. DA Davidson reaffirmed a buy rating on […]

Brokerages Set Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM) Price Target at $118.60

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (TSE:CM) (NYSE:CM) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among […]

Reviewing XO Group (XOXO) & Autobytel (AUTO)

XO Group (NYSE: XOXO) and Autobytel (NASDAQ:AUTO) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares XO Group and Autobytel’s gross revenue, earnings […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) vs. The Competition

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE: SCM) is one of 576 publicly-traded companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Stellus Capital Investment Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends. Analyst Ratings This […]

Analysts Set AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACRX) Target Price at $6.25

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACRX) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

Sterling Capital Management LLC Has $1.33 Million Position in Unilever NV (UN)

Sterling Capital Management LLC lessened its stake in shares of Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 23,982 shares of the company’s stock after selling 248 shares during the quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC’s holdings in […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Invests $379,000 in Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI) Stock

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 12,455 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $379,000. A number of other institutional investors […]

VOXX International Corporation (VOXX) Lowered to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “VOXX International Corporation is engaged in marketing automobile sound, vehicle security, mobile video systems, and consumer electronics products. The Company markets its products under the […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Raises Stake in Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its position in shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) by 164.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 184,152 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 114,491 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of […]

Koch Industries Inc. Buys New Position in NxStage Medical, Inc. (NXTM)

Koch Industries Inc. bought a new position in shares of NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 235,881 shares of the medical device company’s stock, valued at approximately $227,000. Koch Industries Inc. owned about […]

Head to Head Analysis: Euroseas (ESEA) and Its Rivals

Euroseas (NASDAQ: ESEA) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Euroseas to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation. Risk & Volatility Euroseas has a beta of 1.66, […]

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) Shares Bought by Verition Fund Management LLC

Verition Fund Management LLC lifted its stake in Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) by 43.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,420 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,332 shares during the period. […]

Financial Analysis: Paramount Group (PGRE) and Equity Commonwealth (EQC)

Paramount Group (NYSE: PGRE) and Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings. Dividends Paramount Group pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and has a […]

e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (ELF) Holdings Held by Wasatch Advisors Inc.

Wasatch Advisors Inc. held its stake in shares of e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (NYSE:ELF) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 9,985 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc.’s holdings in e.l.f. […]

Koch Industries Inc. Takes $216,000 Position in CVR Energy Inc. (CVI)

Koch Industries Inc. purchased a new position in shares of CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 226,212 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $216,000. Koch Industries Inc. […]

1st Global Advisors Inc. Has $242,000 Stake in PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

1st Global Advisors Inc. grew its stake in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) by 3.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 5,180 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 169 shares during the period. 1st Global Advisors […]