Archive for December, 2017

Lennox International Inc. (LII) to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $1.65 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts

Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) – Research analysts at William Blair increased their Q4 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Lennox International in a report issued on Wednesday. William Blair analyst R. Merkel now expects that the construction company will post earnings per share of $1.65 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $1.63. […]

Comparing Donaldson (DCI) and Evoqua Water Technologies (AQUA)

Donaldson (NYSE: DCI) and Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk. Profitability This table compares Donaldson and Evoqua Water Technologies’ net margins, return on […]

Financial Analysis: Caladrius Biosciences (CLBS) vs. Its Peers

Caladrius Biosciences (NASDAQ: CLBS) is one of 185 publicly-traded companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Caladrius Biosciences to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership. Volatility and Risk Caladrius […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) to Post $0.59 EPS

Wall Street analysts expect Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP) to post earnings per share of $0.59 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Molson Coors Brewing’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.52 to $0.69. Molson Coors Brewing reported earnings per share of $0.46 during the same quarter last year, […]

Mondi (MONDY) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mondi (OTCMKTS:MONDY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Mondi plc manufactures and sells packaging and paper products. Its products include containerboards, sack kraft papers, speciality kraft papers, corrugated packaging products, industrial bags, extrusion coatings, films and hygiene components, […]

Lonestar Resources US (LONE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lonestar Resources US (NASDAQ:LONE) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $4.00 price objective on the energy company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Lonestar Resources US Inc. is an oil and gas company. It is involved […]

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at Vetr

Vetr upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has $92.90 price target on the oil and gas company’s stock. XOM has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a sector […]

Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.03

Media headlines about Accelerate Diagnostics (NASDAQ:AXDX) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 being […]

Ladder Capital (LADR) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News articles about Ladder Capital (NYSE:LADR) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media 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 one, with scores closest to […]

Syros Pharmaceuticals (SYRS) PT Set at $28.00 by Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer set a $28.00 target price on Syros Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SYRS) in a research note published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on SYRS. Cann reissued a buy rating and issued a $28.00 price target on shares of Syros Pharmaceuticals […]

Contrasting Netshoes Cayman (NETS) & Amazon.com (AMZN)

Netshoes Cayman (NYSE: NETS) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings for Netshoes Cayman and Amazon.com, as […]

Forum Energy Technologies (FET) & Emerge Energy Services (EMES) Head-To-Head Analysis

Forum Energy Technologies (NYSE: FET) and Emerge Energy Services (NYSE:EMES) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 98.7% of Forum Energy Technologies shares are owned […]

Head-To-Head Contrast: U.S. Physical Therapy (USPH) and Its Competitors

U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE: USPH) is one of 15 public companies in the “Hospitals, Clinics & Primary Care Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare U.S. Physical Therapy to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk, profitability and valuation. Institutional & […]

Short Interest in Lennar Co. (LEN) Expands By 26.8%

Lennar Co. (NYSE:LEN) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 16,904,141 shares, a growth of 26.8% from the November 15th total of 13,332,588 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,579,490 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently […]

GameStop Corp. (GME) Short Interest Up 20.1% in November

GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) was the target of a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 37,574,556 shares, a growth of 20.1% from the November 15th total of 31,286,422 shares. Approximately 37.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading […]

Nord/LB Reiterates €34.00 Price Target for Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft (LHA)

Nord/LB set a €34.00 ($40.48) price target on Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:LHA) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. BNP Paribas set a €28.00 ($33.33) target price on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft […]

Macquarie Analysts Give Telefonica Deutschland (O2D) a €2.50 Price Target

Macquarie set a €2.50 ($2.98) target price on Telefonica Deutschland (ETR:O2D) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a sell rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on O2D. BNP Paribas set a €4.30 ($5.12) target price on Telefonica Deutschland and […]

Independent Research Analysts Give MTU Aero Engines (MTX) a €147.00 Price Target

Independent Research set a €147.00 ($175.00) target price on MTU Aero Engines (ETR:MTX) in a report published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also commented on MTX. Citigroup set a €150.00 ($178.57) price target on MTU Aero Engines and gave the company […]

Summit Midstream Partners (SMLP) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.18

Media coverage about Summit Midstream Partners (NYSE:SMLP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Shutterfly (SFLY) Share Price

Media stories about Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 nearest […]

Comstock Resources Inc (CRK) Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of ($4.49) Per Share

Comstock Resources Inc (NYSE:CRK) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp dropped their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of Comstock Resources in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst C. Stevens now anticipates that the oil and gas producer will post earnings per share of ($4.49) for the year, down from their prior estimate of […]

Zacks: Analysts Expect Diamondrock Hospitality Company (DRH) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $206.64 Million

Analysts predict that Diamondrock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) will report sales of $206.64 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Eight analysts have made estimates for Diamondrock Hospitality’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $193.77 million and the highest estimate coming in at $217.30 million. Diamondrock Hospitality reported sales of $206.62 million […]

Contrasting Cameron International (CAM) and The Competition

Cameron International (NYSE: CAM) is one of 46 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Cameron International to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings. Profitability This table compares Cameron […]

Adient (ADNT) vs. Rev Group (REVG) Critical Analysis

Adient (NYSE: ADNT) and Rev Group (NYSE:REVG) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability. Institutional & Insider Ownership 92.7% of Adient shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.0% of […]

Audentes Therapeutics Inc (BOLD) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Audentes Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:BOLD) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the ten analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average […]

Continental (CON) PT Set at €250.00 by Kepler Capital Markets

Continental (ETR:CON) has been given a €250.00 ($297.62) price target by equities research analysts at Kepler Capital Markets in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Kepler Capital Markets’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 12.31% from the company’s current price. Other equities […]

Jefferies Group Analysts Give Metro (B4B3) a €17.30 Price Target

Jefferies Group set a €17.30 ($20.60) target price on Metro (ETR:B4B3) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on B4B3. Commerzbank set a €22.00 ($26.19) price objective on shares of Metro and gave the […]

Credit Suisse Group Analysts Give GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (G1A) a €44.00 Price Target

Credit Suisse Group set a €44.00 ($52.38) price objective on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (ETR:G1A) in a report published on Thursday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Commerzbank set a €43.00 ($51.19) price target on GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft and gave […]

Ingredion (INGR) Reaches New 52-Week High at $141.44

Shares of Ingredion Inc (NYSE:INGR) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $141.44 and last traded at $138.98, with a volume of 632200 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $138.33. Several analysts recently commented on INGR shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Ingredion from […]

Air Lease (AL) Hits New 1-Year High at $45.43

Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $45.43 and last traded at $44.73, with a volume of 924600 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $45.08. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Citigroup […]

VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index Excess Return (UGAZ) Short Interest Update

VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index Excess Return (NYSEARCA:UGAZ) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 29,910,355 shares, a growth of 29.4% from the November 15th total of 23,117,393 shares. […]

Tompkins Financial Co. (TMP) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Tompkins Financial Co. (NYSEAMERICAN:TMP) saw a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 622,607 shares, a growth of 1.4% from the November 15th total of 613,836 shares. Currently, 4.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 25,424 shares, the […]

Credit Suisse Group Analysts Give Intesa Sanpaolo (ISP) a €3.20 Price Target

Credit Suisse Group set a €3.20 ($3.81) target price on Intesa Sanpaolo (BIT:ISP) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other research firms also recently commented on ISP. UBS reiterated a buy rating on shares of Intesa Sanpaolo in a report on Monday, […]

Largo Resources (LGO) Earns “Buy” Rating from HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Largo Resources (CVE:LGO) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a C$1.50 target price on the stock. Largo Resources has a 52 week low of C$0.11 and a 52 week high of C$0.81. WARNING: This piece of content was […]

J P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts Give Safran (SAF) a €102.00 Price Target

J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €102.00 ($121.43) price target on Safran (EPA:SAF) in a report released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on SAF. Kepler Capital Markets set a €95.00 ($113.10) price objective on shares of Safran and […]

Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) & Cousins Properties (CUZ) Head to Head Review

Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT) and Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings. Profitability This table compares Empire State Realty Trust and Cousins Properties’ net […]

Jefferies Group Weighs in on Omnicom Group Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (OMC)

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group boosted their FY2017 EPS estimates for Omnicom Group in a report released on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst J. Janedis now expects that the business services provider will earn $5.10 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $5.09. Jefferies Group has a […]

AdvancePierre Foods (APFH) and Its Peers Head to Head Analysis

AdvancePierre Foods (NYSE: APFH) is one of 41 public companies in the “Food Processing” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare AdvancePierre Foods to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Analyst Ratings This is a summary […]

Ingevity Corporation (NGVT) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Ingevity Corporation (NYSE:NGVT) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the seven brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is […]

CenterState Banks, Inc. (CSFL) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of CenterState Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSFL) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the six research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and four have issued a hold recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages […]