Archive for June, 2017

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL) to Announce $0.17 Earnings Per Share

Brokerages expect that Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL) will announce $0.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Enable Midstream Partners,’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.21 and the lowest is $0.13. Enable Midstream Partners, posted earnings per share of $0.08 in the same quarter […]

Shaw Communications (SJR.B) – Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Shaw Communications (TSE: SJR.B) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 6/29/2017 – Shaw Communications had its price target raised by analysts at CIBC from C$29.00 to C$31.00. 6/27/2017 – Shaw Communications is now covered by analysts at National Bank Financial. They set an “outperform” rating on the stock. 6/27/2017 […]

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) Insider James R. Mcguone Sells 3,095 Shares

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) insider James R. Mcguone sold 3,095 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.67, for a total transaction of $33,023.65. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 3,095 shares in the company, valued at […]

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Friday. The firm presently has a $14.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 10.76% from the company’s current […]

Brokerages Set Cummins Inc. (CMI) Target Price at $151.40

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have issued a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target […]

Asante Solutions Inc (PUMP) Receives $18.71 Average Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Asante Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:PUMP) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Given Outperform Rating at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on AMGN. Mizuho set a $195.00 target price on Amgen and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a […]

Independence Realty Trust’s (IRT) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at JMP Securities

Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:IRT)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by stock analysts at JMP Securities in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $11.50 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock, up from their prior price target of $10.50. JMP Securities’ price objective indicates a potential upside […]

Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEMKT:GSV) Insider Acquires C$87,696.00 in Stock

Gold Standard Ventures Corp (NYSEMKT:GSV) insider Parent Co. Fcmi purchased 50,400 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 30th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of C$1.74 per share, with a total value of C$87,696.00. Parent Co. Fcmi also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, June 27th, […]

Pedevco Corp (PED) Insider Sells $25,575.00 in Stock

Pedevco Corp (NYSE:PED) insider Michael L. Peterson sold 41,250 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.62, for a total transaction of $25,575.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 246,629 shares in the company, valued at […]

Leon's Furniture Ltd. (LNF) Insider John Andrew Cooney Sells 10,000 Shares

Leon's Furniture Ltd. (TSE:LNF) insider John Andrew Cooney sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$17.58, for a total value of C$175,800.00. Leon's Furniture Ltd. (TSE:LNF) traded down 0.28% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $17.55. The company had a […]

Brokerages Set Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG) PT at $201.40

Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the sixteen analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that […]

Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF): 6/28/2017 – Cliffs Natural Resources was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Cliffs has underperformed the Zacks categorized Mining-Iron industry over the past six months. The […]

Brokerages Expect Goldcorp Inc. (GG) to Post $0.09 EPS

Equities research analysts forecast that Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) (TSE:G) will post earnings of $0.09 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Goldcorp’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.14 and the lowest is $0.07. Goldcorp posted earnings per share of ($0.01) in the same quarter […]

Savanna Energy Services Corp. (SVY) Receives C$2.99 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Savanna Energy Services Corp. (TSE:SVY) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have updated […]

Micron Technology’s (MU) “Outperform” Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by research analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research note issued on Friday. They currently have a $48.00 price objective on the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $40.00. Robert W. Baird’s target price suggests a potential upside of 60.75% […]

Scott D. Grinis Sells 15,000 Shares of Envestnet, Inc (NYSE:ENV) Stock

Envestnet, Inc (NYSE:ENV) insider Scott D. Grinis sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.21, for a total transaction of $588,150.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 226,454 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,879,261.34. […]

Insider Selling: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Insider Sells 25,729 Shares of Stock

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) insider David Cheesewright sold 25,729 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $76.65, for a total value of $1,972,127.85. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this […]

James R. Kibler Sells 25,000 Shares of Bojangles’, Inc. (BOJA) Stock

Bojangles’, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOJA) Director James R. Kibler sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.41, for a total transaction of $410,250.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 71,332 shares in the company, valued […]

Analysts Set B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) Target Price at $46.75

Shares of B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight analysts that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective […]

Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) Receives GBX 652.44 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

Shares of Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The […]

Brokerages Set XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) PT at $42.40

Shares of XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have […]

Versabank (TSE:VB) Director David Roy Taylor Purchases 19,000 Shares of Stock

Versabank (TSE:VB) Director David Roy Taylor acquired 19,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were bought at an average cost of C$4.80 per share, for a total transaction of C$91,200.00. David Roy Taylor also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, June 30th, David Roy Taylor acquired […]

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) COO Edwin D. Johnson Sells 3,591 Shares

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) COO Edwin D. Johnson sold 3,591 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.82, for a total value of $60,400.62. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 269,500 shares of the […]

Telkonet Inc. (OTCMKTS:TKOI) Director Peter T. Kross Purchases 277,300 Shares

Telkonet Inc. (OTCMKTS:TKOI) Director Peter T. Kross acquired 277,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 29th. The stock was bought at an average price of $0.17 per share, with a total value of $47,141.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 4,581,055 shares in the company, valued at approximately […]

Recent Research Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR): 6/30/2017 – Murphy Oil Corporation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating. 6/24/2017 – Murphy Oil Corporation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” […]

Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.52 Per Share

Brokerages predict that Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) will announce earnings of ($0.52) per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Scientific Games Corp’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.63) and the highest is ($0.31). Scientific Games Corp posted earnings per share of ($0.59) in the same quarter last […]

CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) Cut to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “CIRCOR International, Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes valves and related products and services for use in a wide range of applications to optimize the efficiency or […]

First Bank (FRBA) & Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Financial Comparison

First Bank (NASDAQ: FRBA) and Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitabiliy. Profitability This table compares First Bank and Cathay General Bancorp’s net margins, return on […]

Analysts Set Carpetright plc (LON:CPR) Price Target at $241.50

Carpetright plc (LON:CPR) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target […]

Carnival Corporation (CCL) vs. Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) Head to Head Contrast

Royal Caribbean Cruises (NYSE: RCL) and Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. Insider and Institutional Ownership 71.2% of Royal Caribbean Cruises shares are held […]

$0.54 Earnings Per Share Expected for Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) This Quarter

Equities analysts predict that Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) will announce earnings of $0.54 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Exelon Corporation’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.67 and the lowest is $0.48. Exelon Corporation posted earnings of $0.65 per share in the same quarter last year, which […]

Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) Director Nicholas A. Dicerbo Sells 3,000 Shares of Stock

Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) Director Nicholas A. Dicerbo sold 3,000 shares of Community Bank System stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.03, for a total value of $168,090.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which […]

Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) CEO Stephen G. Oswald Buys 10,000 Shares of Stock

Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) CEO Stephen G. Oswald acquired 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 29th. The stock was bought at an average price of $28.56 per share, for a total transaction of $285,600.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 55,700 shares in the company, valued at approximately […]

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) Major Shareholder Chemical Co /De/ Dow Purchases 32,205 Shares

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) major shareholder Chemical Co /De/ Dow purchased 32,205 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $6.99 per share, for a total transaction of $225,112.95. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities […]

Gildan Activewear, Inc. (NYSE:GIL) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.48 Per Share

Equities research analysts expect that Gildan Activewear, Inc. (NYSE:GIL) (TSE:GIL) will post $0.48 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for Gildan Activewear’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.46 to $0.49. Gildan Activewear posted earnings per share of $0.41 in the same quarter last year, […]

American International Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (AIG)

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors bought 5,917 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 177% compared to the average volume of 2,134 put options. In related news, CEO Brian Duperreault acquired 80,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Steel Dynamics Call Options (NASDAQ:STLD)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 17,442 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 477% compared to the average volume of 3,024 call options. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in […]

Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (ONCE) Insider Katherine A. High Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock

Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) insider Katherine A. High sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.96, for a total value of $609,600.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 220,000 shares in the company, valued at $13,411,200. The transaction […]

American Software, Inc. (AMSWA) Director J Michael Edenfield Sells 42,580 Shares

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) Director J Michael Edenfield sold 42,580 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.54, for a total transaction of $448,793.20. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 458,333 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,830,829.82. […]