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ViaSat (VSAT) Now Covered by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) in a research report released on Friday. The brokerage issued an equal weight rating and a $78.00 price target on the communications equipment provider’s stock. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on VSAT. B. Riley reissued a buy rating and set a $89.00 price […]

Stag Industrial (STAG) Upgraded to “Overweight” by J P Morgan Chase & Co

J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded shares of Stag Industrial (NYSE:STAG) from a neutral rating to an overweight rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. They currently have $30.00 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. […]

Costco Wholesale (COST) Price Target Raised to $195.00 at Telsey Advisory Group

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) had its price objective upped by Telsey Advisory Group from $186.00 to $195.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the retailer’s stock. Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank restated a hold rating and set a $172.00 […]

American Electric Power (AEP) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.16

Media headlines about American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 […]

BT Group (BT) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.25

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

Charles F. Iv Willis Sells 4,402 Shares of Willis Lease Finance Corporation (WLFC) Stock

Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:WLFC) CEO Charles F. Iv Willis sold 4,402 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.13, for a total transaction of $106,220.26. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns […]

Qualys, Inc. (QLYS) Insider Sells $117,680.00 in Stock

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) insider Sumedh S. Thakar sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.84, for a total transaction of $117,680.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 186,436 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately […]

Envestnet Inc (ENV) COO Joshua Mayer Sells 2,000 Shares

Envestnet Inc (NYSE:ENV) COO Joshua Mayer sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.75, for a total transaction of $99,500.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 50,407 shares in the company, valued at […]

Patrick Industries (PATK) Now Covered by Analysts at KeyCorp

KeyCorp began coverage on shares of Patrick Industries (NASDAQ:PATK) in a research report released on Friday. The brokerage issued an overweight rating and a $80.00 price target on the construction company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on PATK. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a market perform rating and set a […]

Unisys (UIS) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Unisys (NYSE:UIS) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. According to Zacks, “Unisys has significant pension obligations under its U.S. and non-U.S. defined benefit pension plans. Pension liabilities have increased lately and are likely to be a drag […]

Contrasting Southcross Energy Partners (SXE) & EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK)

Southcross Energy Partners (NYSE: SXE) and EnLink Midstream Partners (NYSE:ENLK) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Southcross Energy Partners and EnLink Midstream Partners’ […]

Altra Industrial Motion (AIMC) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Altra Industrial Motion (NASDAQ:AIMC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has $52.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock. According to Zacks, “In a year, Altra Industrial's shares have outperformed the industry. We […]

SemGroup (SEMG) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of SemGroup (NYSE:SEMG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Friday. According to Zacks, “SemGroup Corp provides gathering, transportation, storage, distribution, blending, marketing and other midstream services to producers, refiners of petroleum products and others market participants located in Midwest and Rocky Mountain […]

IDEX’s (IEX) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of IDEX (NYSE:IEX) in a report released on Friday morning. They currently have a $141.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on IEX. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of IDEX from a hold rating to a […]

Virtu Financial Inc (VIRT) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.14 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.14 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Virtu Financial’s earnings. Virtu Financial reported earnings of $0.24 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over […]

Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) Given “Buy” Rating at Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer reiterated their buy rating on shares of Monro Muffler Brake (NASDAQ:MNRO) in a report released on Friday morning. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Monro Muffler Brake from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. […]

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) and Catamaran (CTRX) Critical Survey

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Catamaran (NASDAQ:CTRX) are both large-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends. Profitability This table compares UnitedHealth Group and Catamaran’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

pdvWireless (PDVW) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of pdvWireless (NASDAQ:PDVW) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report report published on Friday morning. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on PDVW. B. Riley reissued a buy rating and issued a $59.00 target price on shares of pdvWireless in a report on […]

Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) Receives Hold Rating from Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird reiterated their hold rating on shares of Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC) in a research note published on Friday. Robert W. Baird currently has a $37.00 price target on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on ACHC. Zacks Investment Research lowered Acadia Healthcare from a hold rating to a […]

Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

BidaskClub cut shares of Tabula Rasa HealthCare (NASDAQ:TRHC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on TRHC. William Blair started coverage on shares of Tabula Rasa HealthCare in a research report on Monday, December 11th. They issued an […]

Serica Energy’s (SQZ) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt restated their buy rating on shares of Serica Energy (LON:SQZ) in a report issued on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 105 ($1.41) target price on the stock. Shares of Serica Energy (LON:SQZ) traded up GBX 1.25 ($0.02) during trading hours on Friday, hitting GBX 74 ($1.00). 828,458 shares of the […]

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (AXTA) SVP Sells $129,007.00 in Stock

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) SVP Michael F. Finn sold 3,950 shares of Axalta Coating Systems stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.66, for a total value of $129,007.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 108,818 shares in […]

The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) VP Beverly B. Wittekind Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) VP Beverly B. Wittekind sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.55, for a total transaction of $112,750.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 46,656 shares in the company, valued at $1,052,092.80. […]

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) vs. GFI Group (GFIG) Critical Contrast

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE: KCG) and GFI Group (OTCMKTS:GFIG) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and dividends. Institutional and Insider Ownership 82.4% of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A […]

Financial Comparison: Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND) versus WPP plc American Depositary Shares (WPP)

Generation Next Franchise Brands (OTCMKTS: VEND) and WPP plc American Depositary Shares (NYSE:WPP) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Volatility & Risk Generation Next Franchise Brands has a […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Vectrus, Inc. (VEC) Will Post Earnings of $0.40 Per Share

Equities research analysts forecast that Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE:VEC) will report earnings of $0.40 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Vectrus’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.39 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.40. Vectrus reported earnings per share […]

Nuance Communications (NUAN) Upgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday. Several other analysts have also commented on the company. Morgan Stanley raised Nuance Communications from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating and set a $18.00 price target on the stock in a […]

Cray (CRAY) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Friday morning. A number of other brokerages have also commented on CRAY. ValuEngine upgraded Cray from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. TheStreet upgraded Cray from a […]

Golar LNG (GLNG) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Golar LNG (NASDAQ:GLNG) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report published on Friday. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on GLNG. Citigroup reduced their price target on shares of Golar LNG from $28.00 to $26.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in […]

Multi-Color (LABL) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Multi-Color (NASDAQ:LABL) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note released on Friday. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Multi-Color from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $89.00 target price for […]

Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Media headlines about Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Colin Stretch Sells 750 Shares of Facebook Inc (FB) Stock

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) VP Colin Stretch sold 750 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $178.83, for a total value of $134,122.50. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 83,296 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $14,895,823.68. […]

Concurrent Computer Corp (CCUR) Major Shareholder Julian D. Singer Buys 21,202 Shares of Stock

Concurrent Computer Corp (NASDAQ:CCUR) major shareholder Julian D. Singer bought 21,202 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $5.84 per share, for a total transaction of $123,819.68. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange […]

Reviewing Macatawa Bank (MCBC) & The Competition

Macatawa Bank (NASDAQ: MCBC) is one of 200 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Macatawa Bank to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends. Dividends Macatawa Bank pays an annual dividend of […]

Accenture (ACN) & ACI Worldwide (ACIW) Critical Contrast

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Dividends Accenture pays an annual dividend of $2.66 per share and has a dividend […]

Brokerages Anticipate Citizens Financial Group Inc (CFG) Will Post Earnings of $0.67 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CFG) will post earnings of $0.67 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Citizens Financial Group’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.67 and the highest is $0.68. Citizens Financial Group reported earnings of $0.55 per share in the […]

Brokerages Set $4.50 Price Target for Fusion Telecommunications Int'l, Inc. (FSNN)

Shares of Fusion Telecommunications Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSNN) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus target price of $4.50 for […]

E*TRADE Financial (ETFC) Receives “Buy” Rating from SunTrust Banks

SunTrust Banks reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of E*TRADE Financial (NASDAQ:ETFC) in a report released on Friday. The brokerage currently has a $53.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for E*TRADE Financial’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.60 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $2.27 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at […]

Walt Disney (DIS) Given New $125.00 Price Target at Piper Jaffray Companies

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) had its target price raised by Piper Jaffray Companies from $120.00 to $125.00 in a report released on Friday morning. They currently have an overweight rating on the entertainment giant’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Bank of America reiterated a buy rating and issued a […]

Under Armour (UA) Upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Under Armour (NYSE:UA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Friday. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $28.00 target price on shares of Under Armour in a research […]