New Restaurant Brands International (QSR) Upgrade to “Overweight” at Stephens

New Restaurant Brands International (QSR) Upgrade to “Overweight” at Stephens

Stephens upgraded shares of Restaurant Brands International (NYSE:QSR) from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on QSR. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $43.00 price target on shares of Restaurant Brands International in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a $52.00 price target on shares of Restaurant Brands International in a report on Monday, August…

New Sonic Automotive Inc. (SAH) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group

New Sonic Automotive Inc. (SAH) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group

Jefferies Group reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Sonic Automotive Inc. (NYSE:SAH) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Sonic Automotive from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, September 2nd. Shares of Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) opened at 19.20 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $18.20 and a 200 day moving average of $17.63. Sonic Automotive has a 52-week low of $15.68 and a 52-week high of $25.77….

New Subsea 7 SA (SUBCY) Cut to “Hold” at Jefferies Group

New Subsea 7 SA (SUBCY) Cut to “Hold” at Jefferies Group

Subsea 7 SA (NASDAQ:SUBCY) was downgraded by research analysts at Jefferies Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Thursday. Several other analysts have also recently commented on SUBCY. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Subsea 7 SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 6th. BNP Paribas cut shares of Subsea 7 SA from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG assumed…

New Select Comfort Corp.’s (SCSS) “Outperform” Rating Reiterate at Wedbush

New Select Comfort Corp.’s (SCSS) “Outperform” Rating Reiterate at Wedbush

Select Comfort Corp. (NASDAQ:SCSS)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by research analysts at Wedbush in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a $27.00 target price on the stock, up from their prior target price of $25.00. Wedbush’s target price points to a potential upside of 25.12% from the company’s previous close. SCSS has been the subject of a number of other reports. Piper Jaffray Cos. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $23.00 target price on shares of Select Comfort Corp. in a research…

New Domino’s Pizza Inc. (DPZ) Given a $195.00 Price Target at BTIG Research

New Domino’s Pizza Inc. (DPZ) Given a $195.00 Price Target at BTIG Research

BTIG Research set a $195.00 price target on Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a a buy rating on the stock. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. TheStreet upgraded Domino’s Pizza from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Domino’s Pizza from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $165.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Numis Securities…

New DHI Group Inc. (DHX) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

New DHI Group Inc. (DHX) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of DHI Group Inc. (NYSE:DHX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “DHI Group, Inc. offer specialized websites which focused on select professional communities. The Company’s operating segment consists of Tech & Clearance, Finance, Energy, Healthcare, Hospitality and Corporate & Other. Tech & Clearance segment consists of the Dice.com, ClearanceJobs.com and The IT Job Board services as well as related career fairs. Finance segment represents the eFinancialCareers service. Energy reporting segment provides the Rigzone…

New Comerica Inc. (CMA) Given New $56.00 Price Target at Royal Bank Of Canada

New Comerica Inc. (CMA) Given New $56.00 Price Target at Royal Bank Of Canada

Comerica Inc. (NYSE:CMA) had its price target boosted by Royal Bank Of Canada from $49.00 to $56.00 in a report issued on Wednesday morning. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has an outperform rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on CMA. FBR & Co increased their price objective on Comerica from $50.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock a mkt perform rating in a research report on Wednesday. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price objective on Comerica from $45.00 to $52.00…

New Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) Receives Sell Rating from Jefferies Group

New Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) Receives Sell Rating from Jefferies Group

Jefferies Group reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK) in a report published on Wednesday. Jefferies Group currently has a $4.00 target price on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. CHK has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Johnson Rice raised shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. from a hold rating to an accumulate rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Tudor Pickering raised Chesapeake Energy Corp. from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on…

New Nationwide Fund Advisors Reached $1,366,000 position of Ryder System Inc. (R)

New Nationwide Fund Advisors Reached $1,366,000 position  of Ryder System Inc. (R)

Nationwide Fund Advisors decreased its stake in Ryder System Inc. (NYSE:R) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 22,347 shares of the company’s stock after selling 397 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors’ holdings in Ryder System were worth $1,366,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd raised its position in shares of Ryder System by 1.4%…

New Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN) Upgrade to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

New Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN) Upgrade to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has $15.00 price target on the mining company’s stock. According to Zacks, “COMPAÑÍA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA is a leading mining company producing precious metals and holding mining rights in Peru. Since its inception in 1953, Buenaventura has focused on exploration and exploitation activities both by its own and through joint ventures. Buenaventura also is an important shareholder of…

New Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc (BRG) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

New Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc (BRG) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc (NYSE:BRG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. It acquires apartment properties in demographically attractive growth markets throughout the United States. Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. is based in New York. “ BRG has been the subject of several other reports. FBR & Co reiterated an outperform rating and set a $15.00 price…

New JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sold shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (MITT)

New JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sold shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (MITT)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut its position in shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE:MITT) by 4.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 192,825 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 8,400 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 0.68% of AG Mortgage Investment Trust worth $2,784,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of MITT. BB&T…

New JPMorgan Chase & Co. invests in Imax Corp. (IMAX) Shares

New JPMorgan Chase & Co. invests in Imax Corp. (IMAX) Shares

JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in Imax Corp. (NYSE:IMAX) by 4.1% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 94,547 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,724 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 0.14% of Imax Corp. worth $2,788,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Imax Corp. by 3.6% in the first quarter. State Street Corp…

New 166 Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) are sold by Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc. CT

New 166 Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) are sold by Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc. CT

Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc. CT lowered its stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) by 0.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 209,734 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 166 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. accounts for approximately 3.3% of Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc. CT’s portfolio, making the stock its 12th largest position. Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc. CT’s holdings in JPMorgan Chase & Co. were worth $13,033,000 as of its most recent SEC filing….

New 426,562 Shares of Nautilus Inc. (NLS) are sold by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New 426,562 Shares of Nautilus Inc. (NLS) are sold by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased its position in Nautilus Inc. (NYSE:NLS) by 72.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 160,638 shares of the company’s stock after selling 426,562 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned approximately 0.52% of Nautilus worth $2,866,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Henderson Group PLC purchased a new position in Nautilus during the second quarter worth about $8,685,000. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its…

New JPMorgan Chase & Co. Buys 1,150 Shares of Abiomed Inc. (ABMD)

New JPMorgan Chase & Co. Buys 1,150 Shares of Abiomed Inc. (ABMD)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Abiomed Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD) by 4.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 26,896 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,150 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 0.06% of Abiomed worth $2,939,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of ABMD. Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Abiomed by…

New Team Inc. (TISI) Stake Increased by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New Team Inc. (TISI) Stake Increased by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in Team Inc. (NYSE:TISI) by 0.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 118,147 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 14 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 0.41% of Team worth $2,934,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. 1st Global Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Team during…

New First Data Corp. (FDC) Upgrade to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

New First Data Corp. (FDC) Upgrade to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of First Data Corp. (NYSE:FDC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “First Data Corporation is a commerce-enabling technology and solutions company. It provides merchant transaction processing and acquiring; credit, retail and debit card issuing and processing; prepaid services and check verification, settlement and guarantee services. First Data Corporation is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. “ A number of other equities analysts have also commented on FDC. Wedbush reissued a buy rating on shares of…

New Genesco Inc. (GCO) Lowered by CL King to Buy

New Genesco Inc. (GCO) Lowered by CL King to Buy

CL King lowered shares of Genesco Inc. (NYSE:GCO) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. B. Riley reissued a neutral rating and set a $61.00 price objective on shares of Genesco in a research report on Thursday, October 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Genesco from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Genesco from an overweight…

New Greenhill & Co. (GHL) Upgrade to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

New Greenhill & Co. (GHL) Upgrade to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Greenhill & Co. (NYSE:GHL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning. They currently have $26.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “GREENHILL & CO., Inc. is a leading independent investment bank that provides financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions and restructurings; assists private funds in raising capital from investors; and manages merchant banking funds. It acts for clients located throughout the world from its offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Toronto, Dallas and…

New Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Price Target Raised to $170.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada

New Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Price Target Raised to $170.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) had its price target boosted by Royal Bank Of Canada from $160.00 to $170.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday. They currently have a sector perform rating on the investment management company’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Vetr cut shares of Goldman Sachs Group from a hold rating to a strong sell rating and set a $121.96 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Goldman…

New Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Given a $170.00 Price Target by RBC Capital Markets Analysts

New Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Given a $170.00 Price Target by RBC Capital Markets Analysts

RBC Capital Markets set a $170.00 price target on Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) in a report released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a a hold rating on the investment management company’s stock. GS has been the subject of a number of other reports. Vetr upgraded Goldman Sachs Group from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $153.68 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated an outperform rating and issued a $214.00 price objective (down…

New Granite Construction Inc. (GVA) Upgrade by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

New Granite Construction Inc. (GVA) Upgrade by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Granite Construction Inc. (NYSE:GVA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Granite Construction, Inc. is a diversified heavy civil constractor and construction materials producer. The Company concentrates on ifrastructure projects including roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, canals and rapid transit facilities. The Company also manufactures asphalt, concrete base rock and other construction materials. The Company has offices in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Texas, Georgia and California. “ Several other equities research analysts have also issued…

New W.W. Grainger Inc. (GWW) Price Target Decreased to $216.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

New W.W. Grainger Inc. (GWW) Price Target Decreased to $216.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

W.W. Grainger Inc. (NYSE:GWW) had its price target trimmed by Stifel Nicolaus from $235.00 to $216.00 in a research report released on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the stock. GWW has been the subject of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of W.W. Grainger from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 13th. BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on shares of W.W. Grainger from $300.00 to $270.00 and set a buy rating for the…

New Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) Price Target Increased to $46.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada

New Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) Price Target Increased to $46.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG) had its price objective boosted by Royal Bank Of Canada from $43.00 to $46.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has an underperform rating on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on HOG. Vetr cut Harley-Davidson from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $51.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Jefferies Group assumed coverage on Harley-Davidson in a research report on Friday,…

New International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Upgrade by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

New International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Upgrade by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “IBM reported strong third-quarter 2016 results beating the Zacks Consensus Estimates on both lines. However, the company is having a tough time, given the ongoing and heavily time-consuming business model transition to cloud. Further, sluggish IT spending particularly on on-premise and data center hardware and foreign exchange volatility remain concerns. Moreover, intensifying competition in the cloud is a major headwind. Nevertheless,…

New Seaport Global Securities Weighs in on Diamondback Energy Inc.’s Q2 2017 Earnings (FANG)

New Seaport Global Securities Weighs in on Diamondback Energy Inc.’s Q2 2017 Earnings (FANG)

Diamondback Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) – Research analysts at Seaport Global Securities raised their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Diamondback Energy in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Kelly now anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.63 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.62. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for Diamondback Energy’s Q3 2017 earnings at $0.69 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.74 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $2.62 EPS. Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG) last…

New Equities Analysts Offer Predictions for First Republic Bank’s Q2 2017 Earnings (FRC)

New Equities Analysts Offer Predictions for First Republic Bank’s Q2 2017 Earnings (FRC)

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Group dropped their Q2 2017 EPS estimates for shares of First Republic Bank in a note issued to investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst C. Haire now forecasts that the brokerage will earn $1.10 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.11. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $85.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for First Republic Bank’s Q3 2017 earnings at $1.17 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $1.20…

New eBay Inc. (EBAY) PT Decreased to $33.00 at Wedbush

New eBay Inc. (EBAY) PT Decreased to $33.00 at Wedbush

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) had its target price lowered by Wedbush from $34.00 to $33.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the e-commerce company’s stock. Wedbush’s price target indicates a potential upside of 1.48% from the company’s current price. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of eBay in a research note on Thursday. Mizuho increased their price objective on…

New Lam Research Corp. (LRCX) Receives “Buy” Rating from Needham & Company LLC

New Lam Research Corp. (LRCX) Receives “Buy” Rating from Needham & Company LLC

Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ:LRCX)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Needham & Company LLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They currently have a $120.00 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of $115.00. Needham & Company LLC’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 20.34% from the stock’s current price. Several other equities analysts also recently commented on LRCX. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $106.00 target price on shares of Lam Research Corp. in…

New Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Marsh & McLennan Cos. (MMC) to Sell

New Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Marsh & McLennan Cos. (MMC) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Marsh & McLennan Cos. (NYSE:MMC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Marsh & McLennan’s exposure to currency volatility due to huge international presence, and integration risks from acquisitions raises concern. However, the company should benefit from improved pricing, stable ratings, strong capital management and expense control initiatives. Its segments Risk and Insurance Services and Consulting are also performing well. The company's effective capital management via share buyback and dividend payment also remains impressive….

New Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

New Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOXA) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Twenty-First Century Fox’s Cable Network Programming has been driving the company’s performance owing to rising affiliate fees. The company said that the pace of affiliate fees will accelerate in the back half of the fiscal year as 15%–20% of the company’s domestic subscribers will be up for annual renewal in the couple of years. However, increase in programming costs…

New Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (ETP) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

New Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (ETP) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE:ETP) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Energy Transfer Partners has strategically-positioned assets that serve major North American natural gas-producing basins. We appreciate its recent dropdown deals with Sunoco L.P. The cash proceeds from the transactions would substantially reduce the partnership’s financing needs for its 2016 capital program. Also, ETP's exchange deal with Energy Transfer Equity should be value accretive. Additionally, ETP has been consistently returning…

New CYS Investments Inc. (CYS) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

New CYS Investments Inc. (CYS) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of CYS Investments Inc. (NYSE:CYS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Friday. According to Zacks, “CYS Investments, Inc. is a specialty finance company that invests on a leveraged basis in residential mortgage pass-through securities for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac or Ginnie Mae. CYS Investments, Inc. has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. CYS Investments, Inc., formally known as Cypress…

New Federated National Holding Co. (FNHC) Rating Decreased to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

New Federated National Holding Co. (FNHC) Rating Decreased to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Federated National Holding Co. (NASDAQ:FNHC) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Federated National Holding Company is an insurance holding company, which through its subsidiaries, controls all aspects of the insurance underwriting, distribution and claims processes. The Company underwrites homeowners’ property and casualty, commercial general liability, commercial residential property, flood, personal automobile and commercial automobile. It is also licensed to and has the facilities to market and underwrite policies…

New Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

New Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Friday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $98.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “P&G is known for its strong brand recognition, diversified portfolio, impressive product development capabilities and marketing prowess as well as strong cash flow productivity. However, it has been struggling over the past few quarters to boost sales. Significant negative Fx impact, weak volumes, divestures and slowing market growth have…

New Rathbone Brothers plc (RAT) Given New GBX 2,325 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity

New Rathbone Brothers plc (RAT) Given New GBX 2,325 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity

Rathbone Brothers plc (LON:RAT) had its target price lifted by Canaccord Genuity from GBX 2,235 ($27.24) to GBX 2,325 ($28.34) in a report issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 31.73% from the stock’s current price. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on RAT. Numis Securities Ltd upgraded Rathbone Brothers plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,350 ($28.64) target price on the stock in a report…

New First Republic Bank’s (FRC) “Hold” Rating Reiterate at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

New First Republic Bank’s (FRC) “Hold” Rating Reiterate at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated their hold rating on shares of First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on FRC. Zacks Investment Research downgraded First Republic Bank from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. Maxim Group raised their target price on First Republic Bank from $83.00 to $86.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Friday, October 14th. Deutsche Bank AG…

New HSBC Upgraded Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PHI) to “Buy”

New HSBC Upgraded Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PHI) to “Buy”

HSBC upgraded shares of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (NYSE:PHI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Friday morning. A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on PHI. Citigroup Inc. downgraded Philippine Long Distance Telephone from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Philippine Long Distance Telephone from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Shares of Philippine Long Distance Telephone…

New Kepler Capital Markets Reiterates €84.00 Price Target for Basf Se (BAS)

New Kepler Capital Markets Reiterates €84.00 Price Target for Basf Se (BAS)

Basf Se (ETR:BAS) received a €84.00 ($92.31) target price from research analysts at Kepler Capital Markets in a research note issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Commerzbank AG set a €80.00 ($87.91) price objective on shares of Basf Se and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Macquarie set a €85.00 ($93.41) price objective on shares of Basf Se and gave the stock a “buy” rating…

New Jefferies Group Comments on PNC Financial Services Group Inc.’s FY2016 Earnings (PNC)

New Jefferies Group Comments on PNC Financial Services Group Inc.’s FY2016 Earnings (PNC)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC) – Analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their FY2016 EPS estimates for shares of PNC Financial Services Group in a report released on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst K. Usdin now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $7.16 for the year, up from their prior estimate of $6.97. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $94.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for PNC Financial Services Group’s Q4 2016 earnings at $1.83 EPS, Q1 2017 earnings…

New FY2016 Earnings Estimate for Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC) Issued By Williams Capital

New FY2016 Earnings Estimate for Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC) Issued By Williams Capital

Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) – Research analysts at Williams Capital upped their FY2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Cimarex Energy in a note issued to investors on Monday. Williams Capital analyst G. Sorbara now expects that the brokerage will earn $0.68 per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of $0.65. Williams Capital currently has a “Hold” rating and a $143.00 price target on the stock. Williams Capital also issued estimates for Cimarex Energy’s FY2017 earnings at $3.32 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $5.52 EPS. A number…

New Novan Inc (NOVN) Research Coverage Started at Wedbush

New Novan Inc (NOVN) Research Coverage Started at Wedbush

Wedbush started coverage on shares of Novan Inc (NASDAQ:NOVN) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $27.00 price objective on the stock. Separately, Piper Jaffray Cos. began coverage on Novan in a research report on Monday. They set an overweight rating and a $25.00 price target for the company. Novan (NASDAQ:NOVN) opened at 20.62 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $19.91 and its 200 day moving average is $19.91. The company’s market cap is $50.46 million. Novan…

New Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Upgrade at Jefferies Group

New Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Upgrade at Jefferies Group

Jefferies Group upgraded shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Monday morning. Jefferies Group currently has $95.00 price objective on the pharmacy operator’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $87.00. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on WBA. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a buy rating and set a $82.51 price target (down from $95.00) on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Robert…

New Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterates “$52.00” Price Target for Yahoo Inc. (YHOO)

New Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterates “$52.00” Price Target for Yahoo Inc. (YHOO)

Credit Suisse Group AG set a $52.00 price objective on Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) in a report published on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a a neutral rating on the digital content provider’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Yahoo from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Jefferies Group reiterated a buy rating and issued a $43.00 target price on shares of Yahoo in a report on Monday,…

New Flexsteel Industries Inc. (FLXS) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

New Flexsteel Industries Inc. (FLXS) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

Flexsteel Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:FLXS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter. The company earned $112.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $126.50 million. Flexsteel Industries had a net margin of 4.85% and a return on equity of 11.35%. Flexsteel Industries (NASDAQ:FLXS) opened at 50.44 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $50.86 and a 200-day moving average of $44.01. Flexsteel Industries has a 52-week low of $36.06 and a 52-week high of $54.25. The…

New CV Holdings Inc (CBF) Releases Earnings Results

New CV Holdings Inc (CBF) Releases  Earnings Results

CV Holdings Inc (NYSE:CBF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Shares of CV Holdings (NYSE:CBF) opened at 32.20 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $1.39 billion and a PE ratio of 24.88. CV Holdings has a 52 week low of $27.12 and a 52 week high of $35.95. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $31.70 and a 200-day moving average of $30.43. CBF has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks…

New Snap-On Inc. (SNA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS

New Snap-On Inc. (SNA) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS

Snap-On Inc. (NYSE:SNA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $2.22 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.15 by $0.07. Snap-On had a return on equity of 20.78% and a net margin of 15.28%. The company earned $834.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $709.70 million. Snap-On (NYSE:SNA) opened at 149.11 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $149.96 and a 200-day moving average price of $155.93. The company has a market cap of $8.66 billion, a…

New Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (MAA) Upgraded to Buy at DA Davidson

New Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (MAA) Upgraded to Buy at DA Davidson

DA Davidson upgraded shares of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE:MAA) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. DA Davidson currently has $105.00 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock, down from their prior price target of $106.00. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. KeyCorp raised Mid-America Apartment Communities from a sector weight rating to an overweight rating and set a $119.00 target price for the company in a research report on…

New Manchester United PLC (MANU) Research Coverage Started at Gabelli

New Manchester United PLC (MANU) Research Coverage Started at Gabelli

Gabelli started coverage on shares of Manchester United PLC (NYSE:MANU) in a research note published on Monday. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $23.40 price target on the stock. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Jefferies Group decreased their target price on Manchester United PLC from $21.00 to $20.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Manchester United PLC from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report…

New Imperial Capital Trims ClubCorp Holdings Inc. (MYCC) Target Price to $16.00

New Imperial Capital Trims ClubCorp Holdings Inc. (MYCC) Target Price to $16.00

ClubCorp Holdings Inc. (NYSE:MYCC) had its target price decreased by Imperial Capital from $21.00 to $16.00 in a research note released on Monday morning. Imperial Capital currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $27.00 price objective on shares of ClubCorp Holdings in a research note on Thursday, June 23rd. FBR & Co began coverage on shares of ClubCorp Holdings in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. They set…

New Newmont Mining Corp.’s (NEM) “Buy” Rating Reiterate at Citigroup Inc.

New Newmont Mining Corp.’s (NEM) “Buy” Rating Reiterate at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. reissued their buy rating on shares of Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. A number of other research firms also recently commented on NEM. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Newmont Mining Corp. in a report on Monday, September 19th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a $45.00 target price on shares of Newmont Mining Corp. in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Vetr raised Newmont Mining Corp. from a buy rating…

New Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PCG) Raised to “Buy” at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

New Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PCG) Raised to “Buy” at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded shares of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (NYSE:PCG) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. currently has $67.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $66.00. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on PCG. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Pacific Gas & Electric Co. from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Argus reiterated a buy rating and issued a $79.00…

New Alphabet’s (GOOG) “Outperform” Rating Reiterate at Credit Suisse Group AG

New Alphabet’s (GOOG) “Outperform” Rating Reiterate at Credit Suisse Group AG

Credit Suisse Group AG reissued their outperform rating on shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) in a research note released on Monday. Credit Suisse Group AG currently has a $1,070.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $940.00. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $920.00 price objective on shares of Alphabet and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. Pivotal Research reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $1,000.00…

New Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Outperform Rating Reiterate at Credit Suisse Group AG

New Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Outperform Rating Reiterate at Credit Suisse Group AG

Credit Suisse Group AG reissued their outperform rating on shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has a $1,070.00 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of $940.00. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Robert W. Baird reissued a buy rating on shares of Alphabet in a research note on Sunday, July 17th. Bank of America Corp. restated a buy rating and issued a $925.00 target price on shares of Alphabet…

New Research Analysts Set Expectations for Ameris Bancorp’s FY2016 Earnings (ABCB)

New Research Analysts Set Expectations for Ameris Bancorp’s FY2016 Earnings (ABCB)

Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) – Equities researchers at FIG Partners raised their FY2016 EPS estimates for Ameris Bancorp in a report released on Monday. FIG Partners analyst C. Marinac now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings of $2.30 per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of $2.25. FIG Partners also issued estimates for Ameris Bancorp’s Q4 2016 earnings at $0.62 EPS, Q2 2017 earnings at $0.63 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.68 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.70 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $2.60 EPS. A number…

New William Blair Weighs in on Panera Bread Co.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (PNRA)

New William Blair Weighs in on Panera Bread Co.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (PNRA)

Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ:PNRA) – William Blair reduced their Q4 2016 earnings per share estimates for Panera Bread in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. William Blair analyst S. Zackfia now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $1.98 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $2.01. William Blair also issued estimates for Panera Bread’s FY2017 earnings at $7.44 EPS. Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $1.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter,…

New Voxx International Corp. (VOXX) Upgrade to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research

New Voxx International Corp. (VOXX) Upgrade to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Voxx International Corp. (NASDAQ:VOXX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm presently has a $4.50 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price suggests a potential upside of 12.50% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “VOXX International Corporation is engaged in marketing automobile sound, vehicle security, mobile video systems, and consumer electronics products. The Company markets its products under the RCA, Acoustic Research and TERK brands. VOXX International…

New Royal Bank Of Canada Begins Coverage on Telefonica SA (TEF)

New Royal Bank Of Canada Begins Coverage on Telefonica SA (TEF)

Equities researchers at Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on shares of Telefonica SA (NYSE:TEF) in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm set an “underperform” rating on the stock. Several other research firms have also issued reports on TEF. Zacks Investment Research lowered Telefonica SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 16th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lowered Telefonica SA from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 28th. Three equities research analysts…

New eBay’s (EBAY) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirm at Wedbush

New eBay’s (EBAY) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirm at Wedbush

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by Wedbush in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. EBAY has been the subject of several other reports. Susquehanna reaffirmed a “positive” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective (up from $32.00) on shares of eBay in a report on Thursday, July 21st. Mizuho raised their price target on shares of eBay from $31.00 to $32.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a $34.00 price target on shares…

New V.F. Corp. (VFC) Given a $63.00 Price Target at Piper Jaffray Cos.

New V.F. Corp. (VFC) Given a $63.00 Price Target at Piper Jaffray Cos.

Piper Jaffray Cos. set a $63.00 price target on V.F. Corp. (NYSE:VFC) in a research report released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a a buy rating on the stock. VFC has been the topic of a number of other reports. Buckingham Research reissued a buy rating and issued a $70.00 price objective on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $76.00 target price on shares of V.F. Corp. in a research report on Sunday, September…

New Alliance Data Systems Corp. (ADS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.52

New Alliance Data Systems Corp. (ADS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.52

Alliance Data Systems Corp. (NYSE:ADS) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.52 per share on Friday, December 16th. This represents a $2.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.97%. Shares of Alliance Data Systems Corp. (NYSE:ADS) opened at 214.78 on Thursday. Alliance Data Systems Corp. has a 52 week low of $176.63 and a 52 week high of $303.75. The company has a market capitalization of $12.57 billion, a PE ratio of…

New Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) Earns “Buy” Rating from Forward View

New Cabela’s Inc. (CAB) Earns “Buy” Rating from Forward View

Cabela’s Inc. (NYSE:CAB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Forward View in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a $65.50 price target on the stock. Forward View’s price target suggests a potential upside of 5.39% from the stock’s previous close. CAB has been the subject of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cabela’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 27th. Vetr upgraded shares of Cabela’s from a…

New Veritiv Corp. (VRTV) Upgrade by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

New Veritiv Corp. (VRTV) Upgrade by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Veritiv Corp. (NYSE:VRTV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Veritiv Corporation engages in offering North American business-to-business distribution solutions. It provides packaging, print and print management, publishing, supply chain, facility and logistics solutions that span the entire lifecycle of core business operations. The company’s customers vary across a number of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, retail and more. Veritiv Corporation is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. “ Shares of Veritiv Corp. (NYSE:VRTV) opened at 53.50…

New Stewart Information Services Corp. (STC) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS

New Stewart Information Services Corp. (STC) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS

Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.08. Stewart Information Services Corp. had a net margin of 0.08% and a return on equity of 8.01%. The company earned $553.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $534.08 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.94 EPS. Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC) opened at 45.97 on Thursday. The firm…

New Textron Inc. (TXT) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.05 EPS

New Textron Inc. (TXT) Posts Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.05 EPS

Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.05. The company earned $3.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.40 billion. Textron had a net margin of 5.28% and a return on equity of 14.72%. Shares of Textron (NYSE:TXT) opened at 38.09 on Thursday. Textron has a 1-year low of $30.69 and a 1-year high of $43.93. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $39.39…

New Monro Muffler Brake Inc. (MNRO) Issues Earnings Results

New Monro Muffler Brake Inc. (MNRO) Issues  Earnings Results

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. Monro Muffler Brake had a net margin of 6.86% and a return on equity of 12.54%. Shares of Monro Muffler Brake (NASDAQ:MNRO) opened at 59.00 on Thursday. Monro Muffler Brake has a 52 week low of $55.24 and a 52 week high of $77.00. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $59.63 and a 200 day…

New BMO Capital Markets Reaffirmed “Market Perform” Rating for Walt Disney Co. (DIS)

New BMO Capital Markets Reaffirmed “Market Perform” Rating for Walt Disney Co. (DIS)

BMO Capital Markets reissued their market perform rating on shares of The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) in a research note published on Monday. The brokerage currently has a $90.00 price target on the entertainment giant’s stock, down from their previous price target of $95.00. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on DIS. Morgan Stanley reissued a hold rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a report on Sunday, July 17th. FBR & Co restated a hold rating on shares of The Walt Disney in a…

New Citigroup Inc. Reaffirmed “Buy” Rating for Eni SpA (E)

New Citigroup Inc. Reaffirmed “Buy” Rating for Eni SpA (E)

Citigroup Inc. restated their buy rating on shares of Eni SpA (NYSE:E) in a research report released on Monday. E has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Eni SpA from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a neutral rating on shares of Eni SpA in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG raised shares of Eni SpA from a hold rating to…

New Goldcorp Inc. (GG) Earns “Neutral” Rating from Citigroup Inc.

New Goldcorp Inc. (GG) Earns “Neutral” Rating from Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. GG has been the topic of a number of other reports. HSBC restated a buy rating on shares of Goldcorp in a report on Thursday, July 7th. Jefferies Group lifted their price target on shares of Goldcorp from $17.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, July 14th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Goldcorp from a sell rating to…

New RBC Capital Markets Reaffirmed Outperform Rating for Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL)

New RBC Capital Markets Reaffirmed Outperform Rating for Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL)

RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a $44.50 price target on the stock. A number of other analysts have also commented on GIL. Scotiabank reiterated an outperform rating and set a $44.00 price target on shares of Gildan Activewear in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. TD Securities reiterated a buy rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Gildan Activewear in a report on Thursday, July…

New Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Raised to “Buy” at Rafferty Capital Markets

New Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) Raised to “Buy” at Rafferty Capital Markets

Rafferty Capital Markets upgraded shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Monday. Rafferty Capital Markets currently has $184.00 target price on the investment management company’s stock. Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on GS. Vetr downgraded shares of Goldman Sachs Group from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $165.45 target price for the company. in a research note on Thursday, September 8th. Barclays PLC restated an equal weight rating and issued…

New Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Honeywell International Inc. (HON) to Sell

New Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Honeywell International Inc. (HON) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Honeywell is susceptible to material price inflation, which in turn affects its profitability. Adverse foreign currency translations and volatility in commodity prices related to Brexit are likely to peg back Honeywell’s growth momentum. High R&D costs could also be a drag on its Aerospace segment margin. In addition, Honeywell is highly dependent on its supply chain, and any operating…

New Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (blx) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.39

New Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (blx) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.39

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (NYSE:blx) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 31st will be given a dividend of 0.385 per share on Thursday, November 17th. This represents a $1.54 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. Shares of Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX) opened at 29.24 on Thursday. Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA has a 52-week low of $19.63 and a 52-week high of $29.55. The…

New Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (MAA) Upgrade by JMP Securities to Outperform

New Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (MAA) Upgrade by JMP Securities to Outperform

Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE:MAA) was upgraded by equities researchers at JMP Securities from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a $105.00 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock. JMP Securities’ price target would suggest a potential upside of 14.98% from the company’s current price. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. KeyCorp raised shares of Mid-America Apartment…

New William Blair Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Discover Financial Services (DFS)

New William Blair Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Discover Financial Services (DFS)

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) – Equities researchers at William Blair lifted their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Discover Financial Services in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. William Blair analyst R. Napoli now forecasts that the brokerage will earn $1.44 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $1.41. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Nomura reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Discover Financial Services in a research note on Saturday, July 9th. Wells Fargo &…

New Brokers Set Expectations for International Business Machines Corp.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (IBM)

New Brokers Set Expectations for International Business Machines Corp.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (IBM)

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) – Investment analysts at Credit Agricole SA reduced their Q4 2016 earnings per share estimates for shares of International Business Machines Corp. in a report released on Tuesday. Credit Agricole SA analyst L. Miscioscia now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $4.88 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $5.04. Credit Agricole SA also issued estimates for International Business Machines Corp.’s Q1 2017 earnings at $2.50 EPS, Q2 2017 earnings at $3.43 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $3.30 EPS…

New Equities Analysts Offer Predictions for Netflix Inc.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (NFLX)

New Equities Analysts Offer Predictions for Netflix Inc.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (NFLX)

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) – Equities research analysts at Dougherty & Co upped their Q4 2016 earnings per share estimates for Netflix in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Dougherty & Co analyst S. Frankel now expects that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.13 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.07. Dougherty & Co currently has a “Neutral” rating on the stock. Dougherty & Co also issued estimates for Netflix’s Q3 2017 earnings at $0.32 EPS and Q4 2017 earnings at…

New Mesoblast Ltd. (MESO) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

New Mesoblast Ltd. (MESO) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Mesoblast Ltd. (NASDAQ:MESO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Mesoblast Limited is a global leader in developing innovative cell-based medicines. The Company has leveraged its proprietary technology platform, which is based on specialized cells known as mesenchymal lineage adult stem cells, to establish a broad portfolio of late-stage product candidates. Mesoblast’s allogeneic, ‘off-the-shelf’ cell product candidates target advanced stages of diseases with high, unmet medical needs including cardiovascular conditions, orthopedic…

New Mednax Inc. (MD) Decreased to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

New Mednax Inc. (MD) Decreased to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Mednax Inc. (NYSE:MD) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Mednax, Inc., formerly Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. is a healthcare services company that focuses on physician services for newborn, maternal-fetal, pediatric subspecialty and anesthesia care. The company ,through its subsidiaries, provides these services in the United States and Puerto Rico. In addition, MEDNAX engages in clinical research, monitoring clinical outcomes, and implementing clinical initiatives. “ Several other equities analysts also recently…