Archive for November, 2017

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Koninklijke Philips (PHG) Stock Price

News articles about Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one […]

Tiffany & Co. (TIF) Forecasted to Earn Q4 2018 Earnings of $1.54 Per Share

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Tiffany & Co. in a report released on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst R. Konik now forecasts that the specialty retailer will earn $1.54 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate […]

Head to Head Contrast: Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) and The Competition

Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE: HIG) is one of 22 public companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Hartford Financial Services Group to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership. […]

Head to Head Survey: STR (STRI) & Xperi (XPER)

STR (OTCMKTS: STRI) and Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for STR and Xperi, as […]

Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates for Berry Global Group (BERY)

Berry Global Group (NYSE: BERY) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 11/21/2017 – Berry Global Group had its price target raised by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. to $69.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 11/20/2017 – Berry Global Group had its price target raised by […]

FIH Group (FIH) Announces Earnings Results

FIH Group (LON:FIH) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported GBX 8.70 ($0.12) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. FIH Group had a net margin of 3.11% and a return on equity of 3.25%. The company had revenue of GBX 206.10 billion during the quarter. Shares of FIH […]

Reviewing Medtronic (MDT) & Integer (ITGR)

Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) and Integer (NYSE:ITGR) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Medtronic and Integer’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross […]

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.17

Headlines about PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) Stock Price

News articles about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) have been trending positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest […]

Analyzing Uni-Pixel (UNXLQ) and Teledyne Technologies (TDY)

Uni-Pixel (OTCMKTS: UNXLQ) and Teledyne Technologies (NYSE:TDY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 0.1% of Uni-Pixel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, […]

Head to Head Survey: Masonite International (DOOR) and Patrick Industries (PATK)

Masonite International (NYSE: DOOR) and Patrick Industries (NASDAQ:PATK) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and dividends. Volatility & Risk Masonite International has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its stock […]

MRC Global Inc. (MRC) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

MRC Global Inc. (NYSE:MRC) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the fifteen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average […]

Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for National Grid (NG)

National Grid (LON: NG) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 11/29/2017 – National Grid was given a new GBX 1,140 ($15.27) price target on by analysts at Bank of America Corp. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 11/27/2017 – National Grid was upgraded by analysts at […]

Alex Mills Sells 8,300 Shares of Phoenix Canada Oil Company Limited (PCO) Stock

Phoenix Canada Oil Company Limited (CVE:PCO) Director Alex Mills sold 8,300 shares of Phoenix Canada Oil stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$1.41, for a total transaction of C$11,703.00. Alex Mills also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, November 24th, Alex Mills sold […]

Weekly Research Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Lloyds Banking Group (LON: LLOY) recently: 11/29/2017 – Lloyds Banking Group had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. 11/29/2017 – Lloyds Banking Group was given a new GBX 85 ($1.14) price target on by analysts at J P […]

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for GKN (GKN)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of GKN (LON: GKN) recently: 11/17/2017 – GKN had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 378 ($5.06) price target on the stock. 11/17/2017 – GKN had its “buy” rating reaffirmed […]

Soligenix (SNGX) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about Soligenix (NASDAQ:SNGX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: Argos Therapeutics (ARGS) versus Its Peers

Argos Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ARGS) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Biopharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Argos Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and dividends. Profitability This table compares Argos Therapeutics and its rivals’ […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact CombiMatrix (CBMX) Share Price

Media stories about CombiMatrix (NASDAQ:CBMX) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one […]

TAL Education Group (TAL) vs. Capella Education (CPLA) Head to Head Contrast

TAL Education Group (NYSE: TAL) and Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership. Earnings & Valuation This table compares TAL Education Group and Capella Education’s gross […]

Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-three research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average […]

Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month […]

Zumiez (ZUMZ) Releases Q4 Earnings Guidance

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.78-0.84 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.79. The company issued revenue guidance of $291-297 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $288.49 million. A number of brokerages have weighed […]

Torstar (TS.B) Stock Price Down 0%

Torstar Co. (TSE:TS.B)’s share price traded down 0% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as C$1.57 and last traded at C$1.63. 13,980 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 75% from the average session volume of 56,170 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$1.63. A number of equities […]

MEG Energy (MEG) Trading Up -0.2%

Shares of MEG Energy Corp. (TSE:MEG) were up 0.2% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as C$5.35 and last traded at C$5.19. Approximately 1,137,629 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 22% from the average daily volume of 1,462,958 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$5.20. A number […]

Braskem S.A. (BAK) Plans $0.77 Special Dividend

Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK) declared a special dividend on Thursday, November 30th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th will be paid a dividend of 0.7748 per share by the energy company on Friday, December 22nd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 8th. Braskem has a payout ratio of […]

Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Genius Brands International (GNUS) Stock Price

News coverage about Genius Brands International (NASDAQ:GNUS) has been trending positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one […]

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Reduced by Cormark

Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) (TSE:BNS) – Stock analysts at Cormark decreased their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Bank of Nova Scotia in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Cormark analyst M. Grauman now expects that the bank will post earnings per share of $5.35 for the year, down from […]

Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Palo Alto Networks (PANW)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) in the last few weeks: 11/29/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Palo Alto Networks offers network security solutions to enterprises, […]

Analyzing Macy’s (M) and The Bon-Ton Stores (BONT)

Macy’s (NYSE: M) and The Bon-Ton Stores (OTCMKTS:BONT) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership. Institutional & Insider Ownership 82.2% of Macy’s shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.2% […]

Contrasting Oshkosh (OSK) and Its Competitors

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Oshkosh to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and profitability. Valuation and Earnings This table compares […]

Brokerages Expect Strayer Education, Inc. (STRA) to Post $1.28 EPS

Brokerages expect Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) to report $1.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Strayer Education’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $1.27 and the highest is $1.29. Strayer Education posted earnings of $0.95 per share during the same quarter last year, […]

Insider Selling: Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (SAL) Director Sells 465 Shares of Stock

Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAL) Director Michael D. Gordon sold 465 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.50, for a total value of $21,622.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this […]

Jeffrey Russell Smith Sells 1,499 Shares of National HealthCare Co. (NHC) Stock

National HealthCare Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:NHC) SVP Jeffrey Russell Smith sold 1,499 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.06, for a total transaction of $100,522.94. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available […]

Aviva (AV) Shares Up 0%

Aviva plc (LON:AV) shares shot up 0% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as GBX 525.50 ($7.04) and last traded at GBX 511 ($6.84). 26,074,848 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 237% from the average session volume of 7,730,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 511 ($6.84). […]

Strongco (SQP) Sets New 52-Week High at $1.83

Strongco Co. (TSE:SQP) shares hit a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as C$1.83 and last traded at C$1.82, with a volume of 2554 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at C$1.81. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “[[title]]” was first published by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. If […]

ForeScout Technologies (FSCT) & ModusLink Global Solutions (MLNK) Head-To-Head Survey

ModusLink Global Solutions (NASDAQ: MLNK) and ForeScout Technologies (NASDAQ:FSCT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares ModusLink Global Solutions and ForeScout Technologies’ net […]

Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) versus Sanmina (SANM) Financial Review

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: MLNX) and Sanmina (NASDAQ:SANM) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for […]

HTG Molecular Diagnostics (HTGM) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.24

Media coverage about HTG Molecular Diagnostics (NASDAQ:HTGM) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

Tokai Pharmaceuticals (NVUS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Media headlines about Tokai Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:NVUS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tokai […]