Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR) Director Elizabeth Blanchard Chess Sold 3,506 Shares

Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR) Director Elizabeth Blanchard Chess Sold 3,506 Shares

Shares of Limoneira Co (LMNR) traded down 0.17% during trading on Friday, reaching $22.87. 23,877 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $22.28 and its 200-day moving average is $19.80. The firm has a market cap of $329.44 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.30 and a beta of 0.90. Limoneira Co has a 52-week low of $15.87 and a 52-week high of $24.00. Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR) Director Elizabeth Blanchard Chess sold 3,506 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 28th. The…

Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (SIGI) Director Sold $125,292.18 in Stock

Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (SIGI) Director Sold $125,292.18 in Stock

Shares of Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (SIGI) traded up 2.11% on Friday, hitting $50.75. 198,921 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $2.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.38 and a beta of 1.45. Selective Insurance Group, Inc. has a one year low of $34.95 and a one year high of $53.75. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $50.79 and its 200-day moving average is $47.56. Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI) Director Michael J. Morrissey sold 2,483 shares of the stock in a transaction…

Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ:ESND) Lowered by the Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ:ESND) Lowered by the Zacks Investment Research to Hold

According to Zacks, “Essendant Inc. is a leading supplier of workplace essentials, with 2015 net sales of $5.4 billion. The company stocks a broad assortment of over 180,000 items, including technology products, traditional office products, janitorial and breakroom supplies, office furniture, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools. “ Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ:ESND) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, June 27th. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on ESND. Sidoti lowered shares…

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) Cut to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) Cut to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “EAGLE BANCORP is the holding company for EagleBank. The Bank is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, and conducts full service commercial banking services through nine offices, located in Montgomery County, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The Company focuses on building relationships with businesses, professionals and individuals in its marketplace. “ Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Tuesday, June 27th. Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub…

Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW) Rating Decreased to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW) Rating Decreased to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “LIMELIGHT NETWORKS, INC. is a content delivery partner enabling the next wave of Internet business and entertainment. More than 1300 Internet, entertainment, software, and technology brands trust their robust, scalable platform to monetize their digital assets by delivering a brilliant online experience to their global audience. LimeLight’s architecture bypasses the busy public Internet using a dedicated optical network that interconnects thousands of servers and delivers massive files at the speed of light — directly to the access networks that consumers use every day. LimeLight’s proven network and…

Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PPBI) Upgrade to “Buy” by the Zacks Investment Research

Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PPBI) Upgrade to “Buy” by the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “LIFE Financial Corporation is a savings and loan holding company for Life Bank. The company originates, purchases, sells, securitizes and services primarily non-conventional mortgage loans principally secured by first and second mortgages on one- to four-family residences. The Company makes Liberator Series loans, which are for the purchase of residential real property by borrowers who generally would not qualify for Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac loans, and Portfolio Series loans, which is debt consolidation loans for borrowers whose credit history qualifies them. “ Zacks Investment Research upgraded…

Comcast Corporation’s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Buy Rating Reaffirm at the Instinet

Comcast Corporation’s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Buy Rating Reaffirm at the Instinet

CMCSA has been the topic of several other reports. Pivotal Research dropped their price target on Comcast Corporation to $48.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 6th. Guggenheim restated a neutral rating and set a $40.00 price target on shares of Comcast Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, March 1st. Deutsche Bank AG restated a buy rating and set a $44.00 price target on shares of Comcast Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th. Wunderlich lifted their price…

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) Raised to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) Raised to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Maxim is an OEM of analog and mixed signal ICs. The fiscal third-quarter earnings of the company were above the Zacks Consensus Estimate.  However, over the last one year, the stock has underperformed the Zacks characterized Semi- Analog & Mixed industry. Maxim has a solid portfolio that generates steady design wins, a highly profitable and well-diversified core business, a policy of maintaining efficiency that has led to cost cutting measures and regular cash returns.  Maxim’s exposure to the consumer and communications markets increases risks. However, the diversification…

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Raised to “Hold” at the Zacks Investment Research

Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) Raised to “Hold” at the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “AXIS Capital continues to build on its Specialty Insurance, Reinsurance, and Accident and Health to pave way for long-term growth. It remains focused on deploying resources prudently, enhancing efficiencies and better serving clients and brokers across the globe. It has also been improving its portfolio mix and underwriting profitability apart from strengthening the casualty and professional lines in the insurance segment. However, stiff competition in the reinsurance industry slowing growth and lowering profitability along with escalating expenses eating into margins remain concerns. Also, shares of AXIS Capital…

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) Rating Reiterate by the Longbow Research

Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) Rating Reiterate by the Longbow Research

A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on COHR. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Coherent from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 10th. Needham & Company LLC lifted their price objective on shares of Coherent to $215.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, March 13th. Benchmark Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Coherent in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price objective on shares…

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Upgrade at the ValuEngine

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Upgrade at the ValuEngine

SLF has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Sun Life Financial from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, June 1st. National Bank Financial reissued an outperform overweight rating on shares of Sun Life Financial in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Credit Suisse Group cut Sun Life Financial from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada raised Sun Life Financial from a sector perform rating to…

Thomas H. Reslewic Buys 5,000 Shares of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) Stock

Thomas H. Reslewic Buys 5,000 Shares of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) Stock

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE TDY) traded up 0.79% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $137.02. 102,105 shares of the stock were exchanged. Teledyne Technologies Incorporated has a one year low of $101.90 and a one year high of $137.31. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.91 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $131.53 and a 200 day moving average price of $129.45. Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) VP Thomas H. Reslewic bought 5,000 shares of…

Barings LLC Has $1,936,000 Position in Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN)

Barings LLC Has $1,936,000 Position in Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN)

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Mead Johnson Nutrition CO by 2.2% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,206,341 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,087,341,000 after buying an additional 266,416 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Mead Johnson Nutrition CO by 2,802.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,394,361 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,015,011,000 after buying an additional 11,001,837 shares during the period. State…

Boston Common Asset Management LLC Cuts Position in Mohawk Industries, Inc. (MHK)

Boston Common Asset Management LLC Cuts Position in Mohawk Industries, Inc. (MHK)

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of MHK. Washington Trust Bank boosted its stake in Mohawk Industries by 81.1% in the first quarter. Washington Trust Bank now owns 480 shares of the company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 215 shares during the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in Mohawk Industries by 5.6% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 527 shares of the company’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 28 shares during…

Bank of Nova Scotia Buys 37,133 Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG)

Bank of Nova Scotia Buys 37,133 Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. HighTower Advisors LLC boosted its position in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. by 4.7% in the first quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 24,186 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,369,000 after buying an additional 1,087 shares in the last quarter. BB&T Securities LLC boosted its position in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. by 59.9% in the first quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 37,437 shares of the financial services provider’s…

SIG plc (LON:SHI) Earns “Hold” Rating from the Numis Securities Ltd

SIG plc (LON:SHI) Earns “Hold” Rating from the Numis Securities Ltd

A number of other research firms have also issued reports on SHI. Peel Hunt upgraded SIG plc to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the company from GBX 103 ($1.34) to GBX 175 ($2.28) in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Canaccord Genuity increased their target price on SIG plc from GBX 97 ($1.26) to GBX 116 ($1.51) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. Liberum Capital increased their target price on SIG plc from GBX 88 ($1.15)…

Morgan Stanley Reiterates “Equal Weight” Rating for Plains Group Holdings, L.P. (PAGP)

Morgan Stanley Reiterates “Equal Weight” Rating for Plains Group Holdings, L.P. (PAGP)

A number of other research firms have also issued reports on PAGP. Mizuho upgraded Plains Group Holdings, L.P. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Barclays PLC restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of Plains Group Holdings, L.P. in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered Plains Group Holdings, L.P. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their…

Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED) Given New GBX 925 Price Target at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED) Given New GBX 925 Price Target at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 850 ($11.07) target price on shares of Vedanta Resources plc in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price objective on Vedanta Resources plc from GBX 1,030 ($13.42) to GBX 1,090 ($14.20) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 17th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded Vedanta Resources plc to a “neutral” rating and raised their price objective for…

Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAKE) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” at the Zacks Investment Research

Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAKE) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” at the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “LAKELAND INDUSTRIES, INC. has five divisions and three wholly-owned subsidiaries: One large division manufactures disposable/limited use garments and the four smaller divisions, Chemland, manufactures suits for use by toxic waste clean up teams; Fireland Fyrepel Products, manufactures fire and heat protective apparel and protective systems for personnel; Highland, manufactures specialty safety and industrial work gloves and Uniland, manufactures industrial and medical woven cloth garments. “ Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAKE) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report…

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) Upgrade at the Zacks Investment Research

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) Upgrade at the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Shares of Reinsurance Group outperformed the Zacks categorized Life Insurance industry, quarter to date. The company also witnessed estimates moving north over the last 60 days. Reinsurance Group continues to benefit from a mix of organic and transactional opportunities. Its niche position in the U.S. and Canadian reinsurance markets and the expansion of its international operations and diversified earnings stream are positives. Moreover, it is poised to benefit from an improving life reinsurance pricing environment. Thus the company expects operating income per share to grow 5% to…

Exact Sciences Corporation to Post FY2019 Earnings of ($0.02) Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (NASDAQ:EXAS)

Exact Sciences Corporation to Post FY2019 Earnings of ($0.02) Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (NASDAQ:EXAS)

Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The medical research company reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.37) by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $57.65 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $47.73 million. Exact Sciences Corporation had a negative net margin of 83.08% and a negative return on equity of 36.36%. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) – Analysts at Jefferies Group issued their FY2019 EPS estimates for shares of Exact Sciences Corporation in a research note…

TAL Education Group (TAL) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

TAL Education Group (TAL) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) traded up 2.81% on Friday, hitting $152.66. 581,531 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $129.65 and a 200 day moving average of $107.98. TAL Education Group has a 52 week low of $57.63 and a 52 week high of $155.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $12.74 billion, a PE ratio of 115.65 and a beta of 0.21. TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share…

General Motors Company to Post FY2021 Earnings of $5.02 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (GM)

General Motors Company to Post FY2021 Earnings of $5.02 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (GM)

General Motors (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The auto manufacturer reported $1.89 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.17. The firm had revenue of $36.98 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.67 billion. General Motors had a return on equity of 22.45% and a net margin of 5.38%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted…

Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings LLC (NYSE:CQH) Cut to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings LLC (NYSE:CQH) Cut to Hold at the Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC owns and operates liquefied natural gas terminal. The terminal has regasification facilities. Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC is based in Houston, Texas. “ Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings LLC (NYSE:CQH) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, June 27th. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on CQH. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $29.00 price objective (up from $26.00) on…

Analysts Set MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI) Target Price at the $254.42

Analysts Set MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI) Target Price at the $254.42

A number of research firms have commented on MELI. Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of MercadoLibre from $260.00 to $290.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $275.00 price target (up from $213.00) on shares of MercadoLibre in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. BidaskClub cut shares of MercadoLibre from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. J P Morgan Chase &…

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) Receives $4.50 Average PT from the Brokerages

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) Receives $4.50 Average PT from the Brokerages

Several research firms have recently weighed in on ASNA. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $5.00 price objective on shares of Ascena Retail Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 13th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “market perform” rating and set a $2.00 price objective (down from $6.00) on shares of Ascena Retail Group in a research report on Sunday, June 11th. ValuEngine cut shares of Ascena Retail Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on…

Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE:CRS) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by the Brokerages

Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE:CRS) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by the Brokerages

Several equities analysts have issued reports on CRS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Carpenter Technology Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Carpenter Technology Corporation in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE:CRS) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the six ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com…

Brokers Set Expectations for Astrazeneca PLC’s FY2020 Earnings (NYSE:AZN)

Brokers Set Expectations for Astrazeneca PLC’s FY2020 Earnings (NYSE:AZN)

AZN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Cowen and Company reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a report on Monday, March 6th. HSBC Holdings plc lowered Astrazeneca PLC from a “hold” rating to a “reduce” rating in a report on Friday, April 7th. Liberum Capital initiated coverage on Astrazeneca PLC in a report on Thursday, March 9th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Barclays PLC initiated coverage on Astrazeneca PLC in a research report on Tuesday, March 7th….

SGL Carbon SE (ETR:SGL) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from the Brokerages

SGL Carbon SE (ETR:SGL) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from the Brokerages

SGL has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Kepler Capital Markets set a €7.00 ($8.14) target price on shares of SGL Carbon SE and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €7.85 ($9.13) price objective on shares of SGL Carbon SE and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 20th. Societe Generale set a €12.00 ($13.95) price objective on shares of SGL Carbon SE and…

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by the Brokerages

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by the Brokerages

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 target price on shares of NetScout Systems in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of NetScout Systems from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. BidaskClub cut shares of NetScout Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 1st. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a…

Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings: Media coverage about Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Novavax earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about…

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Servotronics (NYSE:SVT) Share Price

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Servotronics (NYSE:SVT) Share Price

Servotronics (SVT) traded up 0.000% during trading on Friday, hitting $9.284. 31 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Servotronics has a 52-week low of $8.70 and a 52-week high of $13.15. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $9.41 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.04. The company has a market cap of $21.30 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.088. Headlines about Servotronics (NYSE:SVT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring…

BidaskClub Downgraded RTI Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTIX) to Buy

BidaskClub Downgraded RTI Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTIX) to Buy

Several other analysts also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded RTI Surgical from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, June 29th. ValuEngine upgraded RTI Surgical from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, TheStreet upgraded RTI Surgical from a d+ rating to a c- rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy…

BidaskClub Downgraded People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) to Strong Sell

BidaskClub Downgraded People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) to Strong Sell

A number of other research firms also recently commented on PUB. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of People’s Utah Bancorp from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 4th. ValuEngine raised shares of People’s Utah Bancorp from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of People’s Utah Bancorp from a c rating to a b- rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with…

Favorable News Coverage Likely to Affect First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Stock Price

Favorable News Coverage Likely to Affect First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) Stock Price

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s scoring: Headlines about First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial…

Everspin Tech (MRAM) and Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) Critical Contrast

Everspin Tech (MRAM) and Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) Critical Contrast

Analyst Ratings Everspin Tech (NASDAQ: MRAM) and Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitabiliy, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends. This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Everspin Tech and Rambus, as provided by MarketBeat. Everspin Tech currently has a consensus price target of $14.25, indicating a potential downside of 33.04%. Rambus has a consensus price target of $15.13, indicating a potential upside of 16.62%. Given…

EMC (NYSE:EMC) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

EMC (NYSE:EMC) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Here are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings: News coverage about EMC (NYSE:EMC) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. EMC earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the information…

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO) and Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) Head to Head Contrast

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO) and Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) Head to Head Contrast

Analyst Recommendations Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) and Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends. This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Meredith Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat. Meredith Corporation has a consensus price target of $63.33, indicating a potential upside of 1.74%. Given Meredith Corporation’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly…

Head to Head Survey: MercadoLibre (MELI) vs. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

Head to Head Survey: MercadoLibre (MELI) vs. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

Risk & Volatility MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) and Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends. MercadoLibre has a beta of 2.02, indicating that its stock price is 102% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alibaba Group Holding Limited has a beta of 2.62, indicating that its stock price is 162% more volatile than the S&P 500. Analyst Recommendations This…

MSA Safety Incorporporated (MSA) and ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) Critical Contrast

MSA Safety Incorporporated (MSA) and ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) Critical Contrast

Analyst Ratings MSA Safety Incorporporated (NYSE: MSA) and ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitabiliy, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends. This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for MSA Safety Incorporporated and ADT Corp, as provided by MarketBeat. MSA Safety Incorporporated currently has a consensus price target of $87.67, indicating a potential upside of 11.08%. Given MSA Safety Incorporporated’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly…

Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: News stories about Flexion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FLXN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Flexion Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories…

Reviewing Super Micro Computer (SMCI) & Sigma Designs (SIGM)

Reviewing Super Micro Computer (SMCI) & Sigma Designs (SIGM)

Earnings and Valuation Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM) and Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitabiliy, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends. This table compares Sigma Designs and Super Micro Computer’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Super Micro Computer has higher revenue and earnings than Sigma Designs. Insider & Institutional Ownership 60.4% of Sigma Designs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.6%…

Reviewing EZCORP (EZPW) & World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD)

Reviewing EZCORP (EZPW) & World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD)

Earnings and Valuation EZCORP (NASDAQ: EZPW) and World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends. This table compares EZCORP and World Acceptance Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. World Acceptance Corporation has higher revenue, but lower earnings than EZCORP. World Acceptance Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than EZCORP, indicating that it is currently the more affordable…

Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Shares of Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) traded up 0.56% during trading on Friday, hitting $32.40. The stock had a trading volume of 789,948 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $4.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 89.01 and a beta of 0.76. Hudson Pacific Properties has a 1-year low of $31.53 and a 1-year high of $36.75. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $33.69 and a 200 day moving average of $34.43. Media headlines about Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) have been trending somewhat positive this week,…

Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) traded up 0.31% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $9.66. 3,452 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $9.78 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.97. Gazit-Globe has a 52-week low of $8.32 and a 52-week high of $10.97. The company has a market capitalization of $1.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.65 and a beta of 1.13. News articles about Gazit-Globe (NYSE:GZT) (TSE:GZT) have been trending positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm…

Service Holding Co. I. Utility Sold 39,202 Shares of Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:RAND) Stock

Service Holding Co. I. Utility Sold 39,202 Shares of Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:RAND) Stock

Shares of Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:RAND) remained flat at $2.80 during mid-day trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 6 shares. The company’s market cap is $17.70 million. Rand Capital Corporation has a 1-year low of $2.75 and a 1-year high of $3.79. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $2.80 and a 200-day moving average of $2.99. Rand Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:RAND) major shareholder Service Holding Co. I. Utility sold 39,202 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 6th. The shares were…

BidaskClub Downgrade Scholastic Corporation (SCHL) to Sell

BidaskClub Downgrade Scholastic Corporation (SCHL) to Sell

SCHL has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Scholastic Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $50.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, July 21st. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their target price on shares of Scholastic Corporation from $45.00 to $44.00 and set a hold rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. BidaskClub cut shares of Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report…

David West Griffin Buys 6,100 Shares of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (CLMT) Stock

David West Griffin Buys 6,100 Shares of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (CLMT) Stock

David West Griffin also recently made the following trade(s): Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:CLMT) CFO David West Griffin purchased 6,100 shares of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 28th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $5.24 per share, for a total transaction of $31,964.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 43,152 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $226,116.48. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this…

PICO Holdings Inc. (PICO) Stock Rating Decreased by the BidaskClub

PICO Holdings Inc. (PICO) Stock Rating Decreased by the BidaskClub

PICO Holdings (PICO) traded down 1.49% on Tuesday, reaching $16.55. The company had a trading volume of 65,621 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $381.97 million. PICO Holdings has a 12-month low of $9.60 and a 12-month high of $17.95. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $17.05 and its 200-day moving average price is $15.51. BidaskClub downgraded shares of PICO Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PICO) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. A number of hedge funds have recently made…

Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.14

Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.14

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis: Media stories about Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Synopsys earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the semiconductor…

Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.12

Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.12

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings: Media stories about Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dorian LPG earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about…

Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media coverage about Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rigel Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the…

InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.16

InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.16

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis: Media coverage about InterDigital (NASDAQ:IDCC) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. InterDigital earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the Wireless communications…

ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis: Media coverage about ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ArcelorMittal earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the basic materials…

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings: Media stories about Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Newmont Mining Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news…

Tallgrass Energy GP, (NYSE:TEGP) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Tallgrass Energy GP, (NYSE:TEGP) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings: Media coverage about Tallgrass Energy GP, (NYSE:TEGP) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Tallgrass Energy GP, earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news…

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) Stock Price

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) Stock Price

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media stories about Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Repligen Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories…

TBC Bank Group PLC (LON:TBCG) Insider Badri Japaridze Sold 51 Shares

TBC Bank Group PLC (LON:TBCG) Insider Badri Japaridze Sold 51 Shares

TBC Bank Group PLC (TBCG) traded up 0.44% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 1615.00. The company had a trading volume of 13,321 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,663.19 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,556.83. TBC Bank Group PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 980.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,904.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 852.12 million. TBC Bank Group PLC (LON:TBCG) insider Badri Japaridze sold 51 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that…

Petrus Resources Ltd (TSE:PRQ) Director Don Gray Buys 44,000 Shares

Petrus Resources Ltd (TSE:PRQ) Director Don Gray Buys 44,000 Shares

Don Gray also recently made the following trade(s): Petrus Resources Ltd (TSE:PRQ) Director Don Gray acquired 44,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$2.20 per share, for a total transaction of C$96,800.00. Shares of Petrus Resources Ltd (TSE PRQ) remained flat at $2.15 during mid-day trading on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 9,200 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $2.24 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.44. The…

Peter Keller Sold 4,595 Shares of Selecta Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:SELB) Stock

Peter Keller Sold 4,595 Shares of Selecta Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:SELB) Stock

Selecta Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ SELB) traded down 2.30% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $16.98. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 40,653 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $18.00 and its 200 day moving average is $14.84. Selecta Biosciences, Inc. has a 12-month low of $10.26 and a 12-month high of $28.00. Selecta Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:SELB) insider Peter Keller sold 4,595 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.30, for a total…

Brokerages Expect Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB) Will Post Earnings of $0.05 Per Share

Brokerages Expect Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB) Will Post Earnings of $0.05 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Student Transportation will report full-year earnings of $0.07 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.05 to $0.10. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $0.11 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.07 to $0.14. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover Student Transportation. Wall Street analysts expect that Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB) (TSE:STB) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.05…

Ecolab (ECL) & Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL) Head-To-Head Review

Ecolab (ECL) & Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL) Head-To-Head Review

Dividends Ecolab (NYSE: ECL) and Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ:SIAL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. Ecolab pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Sigma-Aldrich does not pay a dividend. Ecolab pays out 34.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ecolab has increased its dividend for 31 consecutive years and Sigma-Aldrich has increased its dividend…

BMO Capital Markets () Receives Consensus Recommendation of “” from the Analysts

BMO Capital Markets () Receives Consensus Recommendation of “” from the Analysts

BMO Capital Markets Company Profile BMO Capital Markets (:) has been assigned a consensus rating of “N/A” from the zero brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. BMO Capital Markets is the investment banking and capital markets arm of Bank of Montreal, aka BMO Financial Group. It serves corporate, institutional, and government clients in North America, providing equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project finance, M&A advisory, and equity and debt research.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Price Target Increased to $157.00 by the Analysts at the Deutsche Bank AG

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Price Target Increased to $157.00 by the Analysts at the Deutsche Bank AG

A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on AET. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $165.00 target price (up previously from $160.00) on shares of Aetna in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aetna from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $170.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of Aetna in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. They set a…

Comparing Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) & OMNOVA Solutions (OMN)

Comparing Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) & OMNOVA Solutions (OMN)

Insider & Institutional Ownership Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT) and OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitabiliy, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk. 88.9% of Sensient Technologies Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of OMNOVA Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Sensient Technologies Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.8% of OMNOVA Solutions shares are owned by company insiders….

United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) & XL Group (XL) Head-To-Head Review

United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) & XL Group (XL) Head-To-Head Review

Risk & Volatility United Fire Group (NASDAQ: UFCS) and XL Group (NYSE:XL) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk. United Fire Group has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, XL Group has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Dividends United Fire Group…

Financial Comparison: SilverBow Resources (SBOW) & Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI)

Financial Comparison: SilverBow Resources (SBOW) & Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI)

Analyst Recommendations SilverBow Resources (NYSE: SBOW) and Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations. This is a summary of current recommendations for SilverBow Resources and Bonanza Creek Energy, as provided by MarketBeat. Bonanza Creek Energy has a consensus price target of $25.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.46%. Given Bonanza Creek Energy’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Bonanza Creek…

Brokerages Set Globus Medical Inc (NYSE:GMED) PT at the $28.17

Brokerages Set Globus Medical Inc (NYSE:GMED) PT at the $28.17

A number of research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Globus Medical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Leerink Swann raised Globus Medical from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Globus Medical in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Canaccord Genuity raised Globus Medical from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for…

Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from the Analysts

Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from the Analysts

A number of research analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub raised Envision Healthcare Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $86.00 price objective on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Envision Healthcare Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on Envision Healthcare Corporation…

Brokerages Anticipate Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT) Will Post Earnings of -$0.25 Per Share

Brokerages Anticipate Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT) Will Post Earnings of -$0.25 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Veracyte will report full year earnings of ($0.92) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.98) to ($0.84). For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of ($0.62) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.88) to ($0.45). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Veracyte. Wall Street analysts expect that Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCYT) will post earnings of ($0.25) per share…

Subsea 7 SA (SUBCY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from the Analysts

Subsea 7 SA (SUBCY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from the Analysts

A number of research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Subsea 7 SA from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, May 13th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised Subsea 7 SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, May 8th. Subsea 7 SA (NASDAQ:SUBCY) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the six ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a…

Alcoa Corp. Expected to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.85 Per Share (NYSE:AA)

Alcoa Corp. Expected to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.85 Per Share (NYSE:AA)

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Cowen and Company increased their target price on shares of Alcoa Corp. from $29.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Clarkson Capital started coverage on shares of Alcoa Corp. in a report on Monday, May 22nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $43.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Alcoa Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report…

Challenger Acquisitions Ltd (LON:CHAL) Insider Mark Gustafson Buys 150,000 Shares

Challenger Acquisitions Ltd (LON:CHAL) Insider Mark Gustafson Buys 150,000 Shares

Mark Gustafson also recently made the following trade(s): Challenger Acquisitions Ltd (LON:CHAL) insider Mark Gustafson acquired 150,000 shares of Challenger Acquisitions stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 2 ($0.03) per share, for a total transaction of £3,000 ($3,908.29). Shares of Challenger Acquisitions Ltd (LON:CHAL) traded down 7.143% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 0.975. 500,000 shares of the stock traded hands. Challenger Acquisitions Ltd has a 12-month low of GBX 0.91 and a 12-month high of GBX…

Geo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Shares Sold by the UBS Group AG

Geo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Shares Sold by the UBS Group AG

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Utah Retirement Systems boosted its stake in shares of Geo Group Inc (The) by 1.3% in the first quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 8,085 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $375,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. raised its position in Geo Group Inc (The) by 0.3% in the first quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 176,646 shares of…

Education Realty Trust Inc. (EDR) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by the Brokerages

Education Realty Trust Inc. (EDR) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by the Brokerages

A number of research firms recently weighed in on EDR. JMP Securities lowered Education Realty Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. FBR & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Education Realty Trust in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Citigroup Inc. lowered Education Realty Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $44.00 to $41.00 in a report…

Universal Technical Institute Inc (NYSE:UTI) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.16 Per Share

Universal Technical Institute Inc (NYSE:UTI) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.16 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Universal Technical Institute will report full year earnings of ($0.32) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.38) to ($0.26). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of ($0.08) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.09) to ($0.07). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Universal Technical Institute. Wall Street brokerages expect that Universal Technical Institute Inc (NYSE:UTI) will announce…

United Dominion Realty Trust (NYSE:UDR) Earning Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

United Dominion Realty Trust (NYSE:UDR) Earning Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings: News coverage about United Dominion Realty Trust (NYSE:UDR) has been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 one being the most favorable. United Dominion Realty Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.40 on Accern’s…

Ystrategies Corp (NASDAQ:YSTR) CEO James Kiles Buys 1,000 Shares

Ystrategies Corp (NASDAQ:YSTR) CEO James Kiles Buys 1,000 Shares

James Kiles also recently made the following trade(s): Ystrategies Corp (NASDAQ:YSTR) CEO James Kiles bought 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 28th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $204.95 per share, for a total transaction of $204,950.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 2,492,013 shares in the company, valued at $510,738,064.35. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Ystrategies Corp (NASDAQ:YSTR) traded up 0.0000% on Friday,…

Brokerages Expect Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (REXR) Will Post Earnings of $0.23 Per Share

Brokerages Expect Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (REXR) Will Post Earnings of $0.23 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Rexford Industrial Realty will report full year earnings of $0.94 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.92 to $0.97. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $1.05 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.01 to $1.09. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that follow Rexford Industrial Realty. Equities research analysts expect Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (NYSE:REXR) to report earnings per…

$126.97 Million in Sales Expected for Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST) This Quarter

$126.97 Million in Sales Expected for Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST) This Quarter

On average, analysts expect that Renasant Corporation will report full-year sales of $126.97 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $469.80 million to $479.40 million. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will report sales of $525.97 million per share, with estimates ranging from $518.60 million to $534.40 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Renasant Corporation. Brokerages expect that Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST) will announce $126.97 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter,…