Archive for October, 2017

American National Bankshares, Inc. (AMNB) Rating Lowered to Market Perform at National Bank Financial

American National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMNB) was downgraded by National Bank Financial to a “market perform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. AMNB has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American National Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a […]

Q3 2017 Earnings Forecast for First Majestic Silver Corp. Issued By National Bank Financial (FR)

First Majestic Silver Corp. (TSE:FR) (NYSE:AG) – Stock analysts at National Bank Financial lifted their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of First Majestic Silver Corp. in a research note issued on Tuesday. National Bank Financial analyst S. Nagle now forecasts that the mining company will post earnings of $0.01 per share for […]

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for United Continental Holdings, Inc.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (UAL)

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) – Equities research analysts at Imperial Capital upped their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for United Continental Holdings in a report released on Wednesday. Imperial Capital analyst M. Derchin now anticipates that the transportation company will post earnings per share of $2.13 for the quarter, up from their prior […]

IDEX Corporation (IEX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Seaport Global Securities

IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Seaport Global Securities in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for IDEX Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.07 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $4.26 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.11 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at […]

Erich Hoch Sells 2,680 Shares of Jabil Circuit, Inc. (JBL) Stock

Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE:JBL) CEO Erich Hoch sold 2,680 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.73, for a total transaction of $76,996.40. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 206,943 shares in the company, […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Price Target Raised to $80.00

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) had its price target increased by Monness Crespi & Hardt from $73.00 to $80.00 in a research note issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the credit services provider’s stock. Monness Crespi & Hardt’s price target suggests a potential upside of 18.96% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Banco Santander Brasil SA (BSBR) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Monday morning. The firm currently has $11.00 target price on the bank’s stock. According to Zacks, “Banco Santander, S.A. is a retail and commercial bank. The Banks segments include Continental […]

Brighthouse Financial Inc (BHF) Coverage Initiated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Stock analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) initiated coverage on shares of Brighthouse Financial Inc (NYSE:BHF) in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage set a “neutral” rating and a $63.00 price target on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 2.94% from the stock’s previous […]

SL Green Realty Corporation (SLG) Stake Increased by Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada grew its holdings in SL Green Realty Corporation (NYSE:SLG) by 21.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 62,290 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 10,888 shares during the quarter. Royal […]

Stryker Corporation (SYK) Shares Sold by Logan Capital Management Inc.

Logan Capital Management Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) by 8.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,200 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after selling 300 shares during the period. Logan Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Stryker Corporation […]

Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (SUPN)

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUPN) – Stock analysts at FBR & Co issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. FBR & Co analyst D. Buck anticipates that the specialty pharmaceutical company will earn $0.28 per share for the quarter. […]

Oasis Midstream Partners LP (OMP) Expected to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.41 Per Share

Oasis Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:OMP) – Analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. issued their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for Oasis Midstream Partners in a research report issued on Wednesday. Capital One Financial Corp. analyst K. May expects that the company will post earnings of $0.41 per share for the quarter. Capital One Financial Corp. currently […]

QS Investors LLC Sells 12 Shares of NCR Corporation (NCR)

QS Investors LLC reduced its stake in shares of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) by 0.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,667 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after selling 12 shares during the quarter. QS Investors […]

QS Investors LLC Acquires 6,904 Shares of H&R Block, Inc. (HRB)

QS Investors LLC increased its holdings in H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) by 269.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,465 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,904 shares during the period. QS Investors LLC’s holdings in […]

Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Buckingham Research

Investment analysts at Buckingham Research assumed coverage on shares of Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) in a report issued on Friday. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the transportation company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. KeyCorp reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $110.00 target price […]

Jefferies Group LLC Increases Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SPPI) Price Target to $25.00

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) had its price target boosted by Jefferies Group LLC to $25.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 34.34% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.03 EPS

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The industrial products company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.03), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $83.33 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $85.32 million. Heritage-Crystal Clean had a […]

Investors Sell Shares of Intel Co. (INTC) on Strength (INTC)

Investors sold shares of Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC) on strength during trading on Wednesday. $116.77 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $170.16 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $53.39 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Intel had the 0th highest net […]

Head to Head Review: TransUnion (TRU) versus Its Competitors

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Professional Information Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare TransUnion to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, valuation and profitability. Volatility & Risk TransUnion has a beta of 0.58, […]

Daniel T. Hendrix Sells 6,000 Shares of Interface, Inc. (TILE) Stock

Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ:TILE) Director Daniel T. Hendrix sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.79, for a total transaction of $130,740.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Daniel […]

Sun Coal & Coke Llc Purchases 8,800 Shares of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (SXCP) Stock

SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SXCP) major shareholder Sun Coal & Coke Llc purchased 8,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 17th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $17.77 per share, with a total value of $156,376.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with […]

Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS

Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:NTRS) issued its earnings results on Wednesday. The asset manager reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.08, RTT News reports. The business had revenue of $1.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.35 billion. Northern Trust Corporation had […]

Investors Buy Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) on Weakness

Traders bought shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday. $41.46 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $25.08 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $16.38 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Colgate-Palmolive had the 33rd highest net […]

Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Rating Reiterated by KeyCorp

Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by research analysts at KeyCorp in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Several other research firms have also commented on PKG. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $120.00 price objective (up from $94.00) on shares of Packaging Corporation […]

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Rating Lowered to Market Perform at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) was downgraded by equities researchers at Raymond James Financial, Inc. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Argus decreased their price objective on HCA Holdings from $100.00 […]

SuperValu Inc. (SVU) Rating Lowered to D+ at TheStreet

SuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) was downgraded by investment analysts at TheStreet from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report released on Wednesday. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $42.00 price objective on SuperValu and gave the company a “buy” rating in a […]

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.33

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 19th, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 6th will be paid a dividend of 0.33 per share by the specialty chemicals company on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.69%. […]

Selecta Biosciences (SELB) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.08

Press coverage about Selecta Biosciences (NASDAQ:SELB) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of $11.42 Per Share

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) (NYSE:CP) – Seaport Global Securities cut their FY2017 earnings estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited in a research report issued on Wednesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Levin now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $11.42 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $11.45. […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Raises Stake in Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 5.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,781,983 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 141,177 shares during the period. Dimensional […]

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Decreases Position in Hanmi Financial Corporation (HAFC)

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC reduced its stake in Hanmi Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HAFC) by 31.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 10,434 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 4,734 shares during the period. Virtu KCG […]

EnerNOC, Inc. (ENOC) Holdings Increased by Renaissance Technologies LLC

Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in shares of EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC) by 23.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,558,588 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 296,388 shares during the period. Renaissance […]

Trustmark Corporation (TRMK) Shares Sold by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC trimmed its position in Trustmark Corporation (NASDAQ:TRMK) by 22.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 201,947 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 57,219 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned 0.30% of Trustmark Corporation worth $6,495,000 […]

Comparing MGE Energy (MGEE) & Pepco Holdings (POM)

MGE Energy (NASDAQ: MGEE) and Pepco Holdings (NYSE:POM) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares MGE Energy and Pepco Holdings’ net margins, return on equity […]

West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) and Align Technology (ALGN) Head to Head Contrast

West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE: WST) and Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Risk & Volatility West Pharmaceutical Services has a beta of 1.12, meaning that […]

Moody’s Corporation (MCO) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $973.10 Million

Equities research analysts predict that Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) will post $973.10 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have provided estimates for Moody’s Corporation’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $940.20 million and the highest estimate coming in at $1.01 billion. Moody’s Corporation posted sales […]

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Buys 29,696 Shares of Radian Group Inc. (RDN)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) by 7.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 418,497 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 29,696 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) PT Set at $390.00 by SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) has been given a $390.00 target price by equities researchers at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a report issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s price target indicates a potential upside of 19.90% from the stock’s previous close. Other research […]

Barclays PLC (BCS) Rating Increased to Hold at Berenberg Bank

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) was upgraded by Berenberg Bank to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Friday. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on BCS. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Friday, August 11th. Deutsche Bank AG […]

Malibu Boats, Inc. (MBUU) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $97.31 Million

Brokerages expect Malibu Boats, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBUU) to report $97.31 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Malibu Boats’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $98.63 million and the lowest is $95.70 million. Malibu Boats posted sales of $62.02 million in the same quarter last year, […]