Archive for December, 2019

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) Short Interest Update

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,180,000 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the November 14th total of 1,260,000 shares. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) Short Interest Up 8.5% in November

Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 14,380,000 shares, a growth of 8.5% from the November 14th total of 13,250,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 955,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Xencor Inc (NASDAQ:XNCR) Short Interest Up 5.7% in November

Xencor Inc (NASDAQ:XNCR) saw a significant increase in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 4,460,000 shares, an increase of 5.7% from the November 14th total of 4,220,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 319,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 13.9 days. Approximately 7.9% of […]

York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) Short Interest Up 5.6% in November

York Water Co (NASDAQ:YORW) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 208,800 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the November 14th total of 197,700 shares. Approximately 1.6% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average […]

Wright Medical Group NV (NASDAQ:WMGI) Short Interest Up 10.1% in November

Wright Medical Group NV (NASDAQ:WMGI) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 20,400,000 shares, an increase of 10.1% from the November 14th total of 18,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,044,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio […]

Zafgen Inc (NASDAQ:ZFGN) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Zafgen Inc (NASDAQ:ZFGN) was the target of a large decline in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 616,400 shares, a decline of 6.0% from the November 14th total of 656,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 363,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. […]

Wisdom Tree Investments Inc (NASDAQ:WETF) Short Interest Up 5.8% in November

Wisdom Tree Investments Inc (NASDAQ:WETF) was the target of a large growth in short interest in November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 12,160,000 shares, a growth of 5.8% from the November 14th total of 11,490,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 960,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 12.7 […]

Jefferies Financial Group Weighs in on Rio Tinto plc ADR’s FY2022 Earnings (NYSE:RIO)

Rio Tinto plc ADR (NYSE:RIO) – Research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group issued their FY2022 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Rio Tinto in a report issued on Wednesday, December 11th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst C. Lafemina expects that the mining company will earn $5.39 per share for the year. Jefferies Financial Group […]

Cellular Biomedicine Group (NASDAQ:CBMG) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Cellular Biomedicine Group (NASDAQ:CBMG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports. CBMG has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Robert W. Baird lowered Cellular Biomedicine Group from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and dropped their […]

BioSpecifics Technologies (NASDAQ:BSTC) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of BioSpecifics Technologies (NASDAQ:BSTC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on BSTC. Zacks Investment Research lowered BioSpecifics Technologies from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on […]

Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Raised to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports. ARCC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on Ares Capital in a research report on Tuesday, November 12th. They set […]

Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW) Upgraded at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ:AAWW) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Wolfe Research raised Atlas Air Worldwide from an underperform rating to a peer perform rating in a […]

Mitie Group (LON:MTO) Rating Reiterated by UBS Group

UBS Group reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Mitie Group (LON:MTO) in a report published on Thursday, Stock Target Advisor reports. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Peel Hunt restated a hold rating on shares of Mitie Group in a research report on Tuesday, December 10th. Canaccord […]

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) PT Lowered to GBX 2,616 at Liberum Capital

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) had its price target decreased by Liberum Capital from GBX 2,678 ($35.23) to GBX 2,616 ($34.41) in a research note released on Thursday morning, Stock Target Advisor reports. Liberum Capital currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on AHT. Barclays restated […]

STV Group (LON:STVG) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reiterated their buy rating on shares of STV Group (LON:STVG) in a report issued on Thursday morning, Stock Target Advisor reports. Separately, Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of STV Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 3rd. LON:STVG opened at GBX 375 ($4.93) on Thursday. STV Group has a […]

El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ:LOCO) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ:LOCO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Thursday morning, Zacks.com reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $18.00 price target on the restaurant operator’s stock. According to Zacks, “El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, develops, franchises, […]

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Daimler (DAI)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Daimler (ETR: DAI) in the last few weeks: 12/12/2019 – Daimler was given a new €45.00 ($52.33) price target on by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. 12/6/2019 – Daimler was given a new €36.00 […]

International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG) Given New GBX 685 Price Target at Deutsche Bank

International Consolidated Airlns Grp (LON:IAG) had its price target increased by Deutsche Bank from GBX 670 ($8.81) to GBX 685 ($9.01) in a report released on Thursday, Borsen Zeitung reports. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on IAG. Royal Bank of Canada […]

Metro Bank (OTCMKTS:MBNKF) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Metro Bank (OTCMKTS:MBNKF) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Metro Bank PLC is a commercial bank which provides banking products and services to retail and institutional customers. The company offers current accounts, loans, […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Korea Electric Power (NYSE:KEP) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Korea Electric Power Corporation generates and supplies electric power to its customers, both industrial and residential. The Korean government owns the majority of […]

Critical Analysis: Ventas (NYSE:VTR) and Colony Credit Real Estate (NYSE:CLNC)

Ventas (NYSE:VTR) and Colony Credit Real Estate (NYSE:CLNC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations. Insider & Institutional Ownership 88.1% of Ventas shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.5% […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) and Nabtesco (NYSE:NCTKF)

Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) and Nabtesco (OTCMKTS:NCTKF) are both mid-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation. Insider and Institutional Ownership 75.8% of Polaris Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of […]

ICC (NASDAQ:ICCH) versus Horace Mann Educators (NASDAQ:HMN) Head-To-Head Review

ICC (NASDAQ:ICCH) and Horace Mann Educators (NYSE:HMN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for ICC and […]

CVB Financial (NASDAQ:CVBF) vs. Independent Bank Group (NASDAQ:IBTX) Critical Review

CVB Financial (NASDAQ:CVBF) and Independent Bank Group (NASDAQ:IBTX) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability. Risk & Volatility CVB Financial has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share […]

Comparing Fuwei Films (NASDAQ:FFHL) & BioSolar (NASDAQ:BSRC)

Fuwei Films (NASDAQ:FFHL) and BioSolar (OTCMKTS:BSRC) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Fuwei Films and BioSolar’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) & Auris Medical (NYSE:EARS) Critical Survey

Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) and Auris Medical (NASDAQ:EARS) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Sanofi and Auris Medical’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and […]

Financial Comparison: Phio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PHIO) & Marinus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MRNS)

Phio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PHIO) and Marinus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MRNS) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Phio Pharmaceuticals and Marinus Pharmaceuticals’ net margins, return on equity and […]

Reviewing Mentor Capital (OTCMKTS:MNTR) and InvestcorpCreditManagementBDCInc . (OTCMKTS:ICMB)

Mentor Capital (OTCMKTS:MNTR) and InvestcorpCreditManagementBDCInc . (NASDAQ:ICMB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership. Institutional & Insider Ownership 44.3% of InvestcorpCreditManagementBDCInc . shares are held by institutional investors. 23.7% […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms Buy Rating for Beiersdorf (ETR:BEI)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated their buy rating on shares of Beiersdorf (ETR:BEI) in a research report report published on Friday, Borsen Zeitung reports. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank set a €105.00 ($122.09) target price on Beiersdorf and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on […]

Sanford C. Bernstein Analysts Give Metro (ETR:B4B3) a €13.00 Price Target

Sanford C. Bernstein set a €13.00 ($15.12) price target on Metro (ETR:B4B3) in a research report report published on Thursday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on B4B3. Deutsche Bank set a €13.00 ($15.12) target price […]

Jefferies Financial Group Analysts Give Delivery Hero (ETR:DHER) a €65.00 Price Target

Jefferies Financial Group set a €65.00 ($75.58) price objective on Delivery Hero (ETR:DHER) in a research report released on Friday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Goldman Sachs Group set a €70.00 ($81.40) price objective […]

Jefferies Financial Group Analysts Give Henkel AG & Co KGaA (FRA:HEN3) a €95.00 Price Target

Jefferies Financial Group set a €95.00 ($110.47) price objective on Henkel AG & Co KGaA (FRA:HEN3) in a report issued on Thursday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €92.00 ($106.98) price […]

Brenntag (FRA:BNR) Given a €55.00 Price Target by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts

JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €55.00 ($63.95) price objective on Brenntag (FRA:BNR) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. HSBC set a €58.50 ($68.02) target price […]

Duerr (ETR:DUE) Given a €34.00 Price Target by HSBC Analysts

HSBC set a €34.00 ($39.53) target price on Duerr (ETR:DUE) in a report released on Thursday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. Kepler Capital Markets set a €35.00 ($40.70) price objective on Duerr and gave the […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts Give Fraport AG Frankfurt Arprt Svcs Wrldwde (FRA:FRA) a €71.00 Price Target

JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €71.00 ($82.56) price objective on Fraport AG Frankfurt Arprt Svcs Wrldwde (FRA:FRA) in a research report released on Friday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank set a €84.00 ($97.67) price […]

Berenberg Bank Analysts Give Deutsche Wohnen (FRA:DWNI) a €39.00 Price Target

Berenberg Bank set a €39.00 ($45.35) target price on Deutsche Wohnen (FRA:DWNI) in a research report released on Friday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. UBS Group set a €45.00 ($52.33) price objective on shares of Deutsche […]

UBS Group Reiterates €83.00 Price Target for Henkel AG & Co KGaA (FRA:HEN3)

UBS Group set a €83.00 ($96.51) target price on Henkel AG & Co KGaA (FRA:HEN3) in a report issued on Friday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock. HEN3 has been the topic of several other research reports. Deutsche Bank set a €90.00 ($104.65) price target on shares of […]

Bertrandt’s (BDT) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirmed at DZ Bank

DZ Bank reiterated their neutral rating on shares of Bertrandt (ETR:BDT) in a research note published on Friday, Borsen Zeitung reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Berenberg Bank set a €53.00 ($61.63) price objective on shares of Bertrandt and gave the company a neutral rating in a research […]

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc to Post Q1 2021 Earnings of ($0.83) Per Share, Piper Jaffray Companies Forecasts (NASDAQ:SRPT)

Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) – Equities research analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies issued their Q1 2021 EPS estimates for shares of Sarepta Therapeutics in a note issued to investors on Thursday, December 12th. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst D. Brill forecasts that the biotechnology company will post earnings of ($0.83) per share for the quarter. Piper […]

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) to Post Q4 2020 Earnings of $0.36 Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) – Research analysts at DA Davidson issued their Q4 2020 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for American Eagle Outfitters in a report issued on Thursday, December 12th. DA Davidson analyst J. Morris anticipates that the apparel retailer will post earnings per share of $0.36 for the quarter. DA Davidson has a […]