Nokia Cutting Up to 14% of its Employees Following Deal with Alcatel

Nokia Cutting Up to 14% of its Employees Following Deal with Alcatel

Nokia Oyj will eliminate up to 14% of its current workforce cutting different jobs around the world as part of its plan to save over $1 billion annually after its merger with Alcatel-Lucent SA a rival in networking hardware. The company has prepared to cut between 10,000 and 15,000 positions from a combined workforce of 104,000. Close to 1,300 jobs would be eliminated in Finland and in all approximately 30 countries will be affected. Over 1,300 will be eliminated in Germany as well. Union officials have braced for these cuts…

Retro iPhone from Apple Attracting Different Clientele

Retro iPhone from Apple Attracting Different Clientele

The new iPhone SE the four inch device just released by tech giant Apple is attracting a large number of seniors, men and users of Android. The sales of the new 4-inch iPhone SE by Apple began with just a whimper says an online industry analytics company that takes marketable data out of e-mail receipts of four million online shoppers. Based on an analysis of the first weekend of orders, total sales of the iPhone SE were only 3% of the record 10 million units of the iPhone 6 sold…

Strong Jobs Report in U.S. Likely Not To Sway Fed

Strong Jobs Report in U.S. Likely Not To Sway Fed

Employment in the U.S. increased in March behind strong gains in new jobs, while wages rebounded, all underscoring the resilience of the economy. Nevertheless, the Federal Reserve will likely remain on the cautious side with regard to raising its interest rates in 2016 due to slowing growth globally. Nonfarm payrolls added 215,000 new jobs in March, said the Labor Department Friday. Information for January as well as February was given revisions and revised downward just 1,000 from the amounts previously reported. The average earnings per hour moved upward by seven…

Alaska Air Acquiring Virgin America for Over $2 Billion

Alaska Air Acquiring Virgin America for Over $2 Billion

Alaska Air Group has announced it is acquiring Virgin America for over $2 billion, combining their presence on the West Coast and reigniting the debate over the consolidation of the airline industry. Alaska Airlines is paying cash of $57 per share for Virgin America, which is a premium of 47% over the Friday closing price of the airline. Shares of Virgin were up over 39% in Monday trading before the opening bell. The two companies put this transaction value at $4 billion, which includes debt as well as capitalized aircraft…

Comcast Cable Bundles Can Be Purchased Through Amazon

Comcast Cable Bundles Can Be Purchased Through Amazon

Comcast and Amazon have started a groundbreaking partnership by making Comcast’s Xfinity television, phone and Internet services, all available for online purchase. The feature, which is exclusive to just Amazon users, comes equipped with its own landing page complete with customer service. With the steady effort of the cable company in improving its customer service over the years that can be seen in it sports offerings and gigabit Internet, the early starters of this deal came when CEO Brian Roberts of Comcast and Neil Smit the company’s president of the…

Starboard Seeking Ouster of Entire Board at Yahoo

Starboard Seeking Ouster of Entire Board at Yahoo

Starboard Value the hedge fund is seeking to oust the entire Yahoo board of directors setting the stage for a big battle over the future of the Web giant that has lost some of its shine. Activist investor Starboard, is planning to announce sometime Thursday morning that it is going to nominated 9 new directors to the board a Yahoo, according to a report by a national newspaper. The letter is making good on its threat made earlier this year that it was going to seek a shakeup of the…

Walmart Loses Low Everyday Price Edge to Aldi in the U.S.

Walmart Loses Low Everyday Price Edge to Aldi in the U.S.

Shoppers now must drive past Aldi, a Germany-based grocery store chain, when driving to shop at Walmart in many locations across the U.S. The German grocery chain is now beating the retail giant from the U.S. at its own game, the sale of food at prices that are rock bottom. Aldi has bet that many people will never reach Walmart after stopping to check them out. Like hundreds of other Aldi stores that have opened of recent all are strategically located to siphon off shoppers of the retail giant who…

Tribune Bid to Acquire California Papers on Hold

Tribune Bid to Acquire California Papers on Hold

A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order that blocked the purchase by Tribune Publishing of newspapers the Press Enterprise of Riverside and the Orange County Register. This move late on Friday from Andre Birotte Jr. a U.S. District Judge, comes one day after the Department of Justice in the U.S. requested the order in its antitrust lawsuit versus the purchase by the owner of the Los Angeles Times, which is the most visible newspaper across the region. In the ruling, Birotte said the U.S. government showed a likelihood of…

Parent Company for Blue Cross Lost Over $1.5 Billion

Parent Company for Blue Cross Lost Over $1.5 Billion

The second year of the Affordable Care Act ended up being a big flop for the parent of Chicago based Blue Cross and Blue Shield but hints of a possible turnaround taking place. Health Care Service Corps’ losses in individual business, which has ACA plans, were worse during 2015. The company, which is the owner of Blue Cross affiliate in five states, announced that it lost over $1.5 billion in the individual businesses, which is up from its 2014 losses of $767 million, which was the first year that the…

Weak Retail Sales in U.S. Underscore Economic Risks

Weak Retail Sales in U.S. Underscore Economic Risks

Retails sales in the U.S. dropped less than what was expected during February, but a sharp revision downward to sales in January could rekindle concerns over the growth prospects of the economy. The weak report released Tuesday by the Department of Commerce bucked the recent labor market trends that suggested the U.S. economy remained on solid footing despite certain concerns that a recession could be nearing. Retail sales were down 0.1% in February, as purchases of automobiles fell and less expensive gasoline undercut service station receipts. Retail sales for January…

Comcast Acquires Sports Information Service One TwoSee

Comcast Acquires Sports Information Service One TwoSee

On Monday, Comcast Corp announced that it had purchased One TwoSee a real time sports info service based in Philadelphia that Jason Angelides and Chris Reynolds two techies launched five years ago from a 20th and Brandywine rowhouse. One TwoSee has applied auto traffic real time analytic seen on television news to sports, tracking momentum of games and player stats with graphics that are easy to read. The company has in effect brought big data and multibillion dollar television sports together. Reynolds said it was about applying what we excelled…

Car Sales in China Ran Out of Gas in February

Car Sales in China Ran Out of Gas in February

Sales of new cars in China fell during February in comparison with the same month in 2015, the first drop in the past six months, as there was an ease in demand following the holiday for the Lunar New Year amidst concerns over the economic outlook of the country. Analysts say dealers became wary of having too much inventory as a stock market in free fall during the first two months exacerbated the worries about less demand. One analyst in Hong Kong said he had been told repeatedly by contacts…

U.S. Productivity during Fourth Quarter Declined Less Than Thought

U.S. Productivity during Fourth Quarter Declined Less Than Thought

Nonfarm productivity in the U.S. was down less steeply than was previously thought during the 2015 fourth quarter, but still pushed costs up that were labor related as businesses employed more people to increase output. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Labor said that productivity, which measures the output hourly per worker, fell at an annualized rate of 2.2% and not the pace of 3% that it reported in February. Nevertheless, it was still the largest drop since the 2014 first quarter. Economists polled were expecting productivity for the fourth…

U.S. Drillers Cut Rig Count for Eleventh Straight Week

U.S. Drillers Cut Rig Count for Eleventh Straight Week

U.S. energy companies this week lowered the oil rig count for the 11th straight week to its lowest count since December of 2009, showed data Friday, as producers of oil including Exxon Mobil Corp slashed their rig count for drilling to focus on wells that are uncompleted amidst the low prices of oil. Drillers shuttered eight rigs during the week that ended March 4, which brought the total count of rigs down to only 392, Baker Hughes the oil services company said. That compares to an oil rig count of…

Weak Spending and Strong Dollar Weigh on Sales at Dollar Tree

Weak Spending and Strong Dollar Weigh on Sales at Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree Inc, the largest discount chain in the U.S. reported quarterly sales that were lower than had been expected, hurt by challenging conditions in the economy and a strong U.S. dollar. The company forecast earnings for 2016 less than analyst’s estimates sending their shares down by 5% in Tuesday premarket trading. The earnings for the fourth quarter at Dollar Tree were below the estimate of analysts hurt mainly by the product mix that is lower margin at its unit Family Dollar and markdowns related to some rebranding of stores….

Uber Launches First Service for Motorcycles in Bangkok

Uber Launches First Service for Motorcycles in Bangkok

Uber Technologies started its first-ever motorcycle ride hailing service in the city of Bangkok where congestion on a daily basis leads to traffic speeds during rush hour in the capital of Thailand of only 6.8 mph or 11 kph. The startup began in the San Francisco Bay affluent area offering limousine services and now wants to take on the workmanlike motorcycles that hordes of residents in Bangkok rely on daily to get around the packed streets. It said it could help to untangle snarls of traffic that result in daily…

Protection For Future Income

Protection For Future Income

Sponsored by Lincoln Financial Group Learn how Paul protected his income despite a drop in account value Meet Paul In 2007, a 75-year-old Paul purchased a variable annuity with a living benefit for $731,000. After the market crash just a year later, the account value fell to $430,000. Frightened by the market decline, Paul considered moving his money. Paul’s adviser reminded him that the living benefit protected the benefit base—the initial investment amount used to determine his income and death benefit payout. Relieved, Paul did not liquidate his annuity. If…

Allergan Beats Estimates on Earnings

Allergan Beats Estimates on Earnings

Allergan released its earnings report for the fourth quarter prior to the Wall Street opening bell on Monday, posting adjusted per share earnings of $3.41. That was in comparison to estimates by Wall Street analysts of EPS of $3.34. Revenue at the pharmaceutical company was $4.2 billion, which ended in line with market expectations. The maker of Botox posted $2.4 billion in revenue and adjusted per share earnings of $2.57 in the fourth quarter one year ago. Allergan reported $1.78 a share losses, which marked a substantial improvement from the…

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc Expected to Earn Q4 2016 Earnings of $0.46 Per Share (SNC)

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc Expected to Earn Q4 2016 Earnings of $0.46 Per Share (SNC)

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc (TSE:SNC) – Research analysts at Desjardins cut their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of SNC-Lavalin Group in a research report issued on Thursday. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $0.46 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.47. Desjardins currently has a “Buy” rating and a $64.00 target price on the stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. CIBC boosted their target price on shares of SNC-Lavalin Group…

National Bank Financial Weighs in on Horizon North Logistics Inc.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (HNL)

National Bank Financial Weighs in on Horizon North Logistics Inc.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (HNL)

Horizon North Logistics Inc. (TSE:HNL) – Equities research analysts at National Bank Financial upped their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Horizon North Logistics in a note issued to investors on Thursday. National Bank Financial analyst G. Colman now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.00 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of ($0.01). National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Horizon North Logistics’ FY2017 earnings at $0.04 EPS. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on HNL. TD…

Walmart Income for Fourth Quarter Down On Lower Sales

Walmart Income for Fourth Quarter Down On Lower Sales

On Thursday, Walmart said its earnings for the fourth quarter were down by 7.9% because of higher operating expenses and lower sales. The largest retailer in the world lowered its sales growth estimate for 2017, which began in February. The estimate previously had been for a 3% to 4% increase, but now the retailer sees it as being flat. Walmart, which is based in Bentonville, Arkansas, reported $4.57 billion in net income for its three-month period, which ended on January 31 in comparison to one year ago during the same…

FY2016 EPS Estimates for American Assets Trust Inc. (AAT) Decreased by Analyst

FY2016 EPS Estimates for American Assets Trust Inc. (AAT) Decreased by Analyst

American Assets Trust Inc. (NYSE:AAT) – Analysts at KeyCorp decreased their FY2016 earnings per share estimates for American Assets Trust in a research report issued on Friday. KeyCorp analyst T. Thomas now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.86 for the year, down from their prior forecast of $1.87. KeyCorp also issued estimates for American Assets Trust’s Q4 2016 earnings at $0.48 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $2.06 EPS. American Assets Trust (NYSE:AAT) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The real estate investment…

Avingtrans plc’s (AVG) Buy Rating Reiterated at FinnCap

Avingtrans plc’s (AVG) Buy Rating Reiterated at FinnCap

Avingtrans plc (LON:AVG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at FinnCap in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 215 ($2.81) target price on the stock. FinnCap’s price objective points to a potential upside of 11.98% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on AVG. N+1 Singer reissued a “corporate” rating on shares of Avingtrans plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 215 ($2.81)…

Avesco Group Plc’s (AVS) “Corporate” Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap

Avesco Group Plc’s (AVS) “Corporate” Rating Reaffirmed at FinnCap

Avesco Group Plc (LON:AVS)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at FinnCap in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Avesco Group Plc (LON:AVS) opened at 315.00 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 264.81 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 225.83. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 60.09 million. Avesco Group Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 195.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 317.94.

Shanta Gold Limited (SHG) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap

Shanta Gold Limited (SHG) Rating Reiterated by FinnCap

Shanta Gold Limited (LON:SHG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by FinnCap in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a GBX 20 ($0.26) target price on the stock. FinnCap’s price target points to a potential upside of 77.78% from the stock’s previous close. Separately, Peel Hunt lowered their price target on Shanta Gold Limited from GBX 18 ($0.23) to GBX 9 ($0.12) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Shanta Gold Limited (LON:SHG) opened at 11.25…

Wedbush Comments on Covanta Holding Corp.’s FY2016 Earnings (CVA)

Wedbush Comments on Covanta Holding Corp.’s FY2016 Earnings (CVA)

Covanta Holding Corp. (NYSE:CVA) – Wedbush boosted their FY2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Covanta Holding Corp. in a report issued on Thursday. Wedbush analyst A. Kaschalk now expects that the firm will post earnings per share of ($0.10) for the year, up from their prior estimate of ($0.12). Wedbush also issued estimates for Covanta Holding Corp.’s Q2 2017 earnings at ($0.06) EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.16 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.05) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.00 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.48 EPS and FY2019 earnings…

FY2016 Earnings Forecast for CVS Health Corporation Issued By Leerink Swann (CVS)

FY2016 Earnings Forecast for CVS Health Corporation Issued By Leerink Swann (CVS)

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) – Leerink Swann lowered their FY2016 EPS estimates for shares of CVS Health Corporation in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Leerink Swann analyst D. Larsen now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $5.85 for the year, down from their previous forecast of $5.90. Leerink Swann has a “Outperform” rating and a $105.00 price target on the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for CVS Health Corporation’s Q4 2016 earnings at $1.79 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $6.60 EPS. CVS Health…

Insider Buying: Reed’s, Inc. (REED) Insider Purchases 8,000 Shares of Stock

Insider Buying: Reed’s, Inc. (REED) Insider Purchases 8,000 Shares of Stock

Reed's, Inc. (NYSEMKT:REED) insider Daniel V. Miles purchased 8,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 26th. The stock was bought at an average price of $3.62 per share, for a total transaction of $28,960.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 38,000 shares in the company, valued at $137,560. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Shares of Reed's, Inc. (NYSEMKT:REED) opened at 3.74 on Monday. Reed's, Inc. has a one…

Londonmetric Property PLC’s (LMP) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Londonmetric Property PLC’s (LMP) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Londonmetric Property PLC (LON:LMP)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a report issued on Monday. They presently have a GBX 170 ($2.22) price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 6.25% from the stock’s current price. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and set a GBX 175 ($2.28) price objective on shares of Londonmetric Property PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th….

Peel Hunt Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Henderson Group Plc (HGG)

Peel Hunt Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Henderson Group Plc (HGG)

Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by Peel Hunt in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a GBX 270 ($3.52) target price on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target indicates a potential upside of 16.38% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research analysts have also commented on HGG. BNP Paribas reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 205 ($2.68) price objective on shares of Henderson Group Plc in a report on Friday, July 29th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a…

Recent Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Philip Morris International (PM)

Recent Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Philip Morris International (PM)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) in the last few weeks: Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) opened at 97.22 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $150.82 billion, a PE ratio of 23.26 and a beta of 0.95. Philip Morris International Inc. has a 52-week low of $80.00 and a 52-week high of $104.20. The company has a 50 day moving average of $99.85 and a 200 day moving average of $99.77. Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) last…

Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR) to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.15 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts

Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR) to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.15 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts

Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) – SunTrust Banks raised their Q1 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Builders FirstSource in a note issued to investors on Friday. SunTrust Banks analyst K. Hughes now forecasts that the firm will earn $0.15 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.13. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Builders FirstSource’s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.55 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.40 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $1.61 EPS. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock….

Accenture PLC (ACN) Expected to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $1.49 Per Share

Accenture PLC (ACN) Expected to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $1.49 Per Share

Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) – Equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks increased their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for Accenture PLC in a research note issued on Friday. SunTrust Banks analyst F. Atkins now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $1.49 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $1.47. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Accenture PLC’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.30 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $1.57 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $1.54 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $5.90 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.64 EPS,…

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for General Motors Company (GM)

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for General Motors Company (GM)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for General Motors Company (NYSE: GM): Shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) opened at 31.77 on Monday. General Motors Company has a 52 week low of $26.69 and a 52 week high of $36.88. The firm has a market cap of $49.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.07 and a beta of 1.65. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $31.66 and a 200 day moving average of $30.85. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) last posted its…

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Accenture PLC Boosted by Analyst (ACN)

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Accenture PLC Boosted by Analyst (ACN)

Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) – Analysts at Credit Agricole SA lifted their Q1 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Accenture PLC in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Credit Agricole SA analyst L. Miscioscia now expects that the brokerage will earn $1.45 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $1.43. Credit Agricole SA has a “Outperform” rating and a $135.00 price objective on the stock. Credit Agricole SA also issued estimates for Accenture PLC’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.36 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $1.55…

Pier 1 Imports Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.06 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (PIR)

Pier 1 Imports Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.06 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (PIR)

Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE:PIR) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Pier 1 Imports in a research note issued on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Binder now expects that the firm will post earnings of $0.06 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.05. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $4.50 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Pier 1 Imports’ Q4 2017 earnings at $0.27 EPS, FY2017 earnings at…

CarMax (KMX) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

CarMax (KMX) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

CarMax (NYSE: KMX) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: Shares of CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) opened at 53.35 on Monday. CarMax Inc. has a 52 week low of $41.25 and a 52 week high of $60.81. The firm has a market capitalization of $10.19 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.34 and a beta of 1.42. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $57.36 and its 200-day moving average price is $53.66. CarMax (NYSE:KMX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 21st. The…

Weekly Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Intersil Corp. (ISIL)

Weekly Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Intersil Corp. (ISIL)

Intersil Corp. (NASDAQ: ISIL) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: Intersil Corp. (NASDAQ:ISIL) opened at 21.93 on Monday. Intersil Corp. has a 52 week low of $10.67 and a 52 week high of $22.76. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $19.63 and a 200 day moving average of $15.01. The firm has a market cap of $2.97 billion, a PE ratio of 57.41 and a beta of 1.28.

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC)

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC)

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC) opened at 63.36 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $57.05 and a 200 day moving average of $52.70. The stock’s market cap is $32.34 billion. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has a one year low of $28.16 and a one year high of $73.87. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The oil and gas development company…

Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Tyco International (JCI)

Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Tyco International (JCI)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Tyco International (NYSE: JCI) recently: Shares of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:JCI) opened at 46.53 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $29.67 billion, a PE ratio of 46.21 and a beta of 1.19. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $46.86 and a 200-day moving average of $45.20. Tyco International Ltd. has a 1-year low of $31.73 and a 1-year high of $50.65. Tyco International (NYSE:JCI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on…

Weekly Analysts’ Ratings Updates for ITV plc (ITV)

Weekly Analysts’ Ratings Updates for ITV plc (ITV)

ITV plc (LON: ITV) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: ITV plc (LON:ITV) opened at 183.90 on Monday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 7.38 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 197.24 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 208.37. ITV plc has a 1-year low of GBX 141.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 279.10. The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, October…

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Union Pacific Corp. (UNP)

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Union Pacific Corp. (UNP)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE: UNP): Shares of Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) opened at 97.53 on Monday. Union Pacific Corp. has a one year low of $67.06 and a one year high of $98.28. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $94.68 and a 200-day moving average of $88.38. The stock has a market capitalization of $81.23 billion, a PE ratio of 18.99 and a beta of 0.84. Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) last released its quarterly earnings results…

Q3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Teck Resources Ltd. Issued By Raymond James Financial (TCK)

Q3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Teck Resources Ltd. Issued By Raymond James Financial (TCK)

Teck Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TCK) – Equities research analysts at Raymond James Financial upped their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Teck Resources in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Raymond James Financial analyst A. Terentiew now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.45 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.40. Raymond James Financial has a “Market Perform” rating and a $21.00 price objective on the stock. Raymond James Financial also issued estimates for Teck Resources’ Q4…

Capita PLC (CPI) Given “Neutral” Rating at BNP Paribas

Capita PLC (CPI) Given “Neutral” Rating at BNP Paribas

Capita PLC (LON:CPI)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by BNP Paribas in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They presently have a GBX 950 ($12.40) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective would indicate a potential upside of 41.79% from the stock’s previous close. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Capita PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on Capita…

Dcc Plc’s (DCC) Neutral Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas

Dcc Plc’s (DCC) Neutral Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas

Dcc Plc (LON:DCC)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by BNP Paribas in a research note issued on Monday. They presently have a GBX 6,400 ($83.54) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective suggests a potential downside of 8.90% from the company’s current price. Several other brokerages also recently commented on DCC. Barclays PLC raised Dcc Plc to an “overweight” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 5,296 ($69.13) to GBX 7,800 ($101.81) in a research note on Wednesday, August 17th. JPMorgan Chase &…

Experian plc (EXPN) Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas

Experian plc (EXPN) Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas

Experian plc (LON:EXPN)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by BNP Paribas in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 1,450 ($18.93) price target on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target points to a potential downside of 6.09% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG downgraded shares of Experian plc to a “hold” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 1,540 ($20.10) to…

Intertek Group plc (ITRK) Receives Neutral Rating from BNP Paribas

Intertek Group plc (ITRK) Receives Neutral Rating from BNP Paribas

Intertek Group plc (LON:ITRK)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at BNP Paribas in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a GBX 3,500 ($45.69) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target points to a potential upside of 0.32% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 4,010 ($52.34) price objective on shares of Intertek Group plc in a report…

G4S plc’s (GFS) “Underperform” Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas

G4S plc’s (GFS) “Underperform” Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas

G4S plc (LON:GFS)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating restated by investment analysts at BNP Paribas in a research report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 195 ($2.55) price target on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective indicates a potential downside of 14.40% from the company’s previous close. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Beaufort Securities raised shares of G4S plc to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 11th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX…

Londonmetric Property PLC (LMP) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Londonmetric Property PLC (LMP) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Londonmetric Property PLC (LON:LMP)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They presently have a GBX 170 ($2.22) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 6.25% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other research firms have also commented on LMP. Morgan Stanley lowered Londonmetric Property PLC to an “underweight” rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 154…

Intu Properties PLC (INTU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas

Intu Properties PLC (INTU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas

Intu Properties PLC (LON:INTU)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reissued by equities research analysts at BNP Paribas in a report released on Monday. They currently have a GBX 270 ($3.52) price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock. BNP Paribas’ price target would suggest a potential downside of 8.91% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities analysts also recently commented on INTU. Credit Suisse Group AG cut their price target on shares of Intu Properties PLC from GBX 300 ($3.92) to GBX 285 ($3.72) and set an “underperform”…

Scynexis Inc. (SCYX) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Brean Capital

Scynexis Inc. (SCYX) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Brean Capital

Research analysts at Brean Capital began coverage on shares of Scynexis Inc. (NASDAQ:SCYX) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the stock. SCYX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target on shares of Scynexis in a research report on Thursday, June 9th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Scynexis in a research report on Thursday, June 9th. Zacks Investment…

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Clarkson Capital

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Clarkson Capital

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NASDAQ:STNG) was downgraded by investment analysts at Clarkson Capital from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, The Fly reports. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on STNG. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Scorpio Tankers from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. ABN Amro lowered shares of Scorpio Tankers from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on…

Winnebago Industries Inc. (WGO) Upgraded to “Outperform” by Robert W. Baird

Winnebago Industries Inc. (WGO) Upgraded to “Outperform” by Robert W. Baird

Winnebago Industries Inc. (NYSE:WGO) was upgraded by stock analysts at Robert W. Baird from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report released on Monday. The firm currently has a $30.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $25.00. Robert W. Baird’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 27.28% from the company’s current price. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Winnebago Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. Five analysts…

Western Refining (WNR) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Western Refining (WNR) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Western Refining (NYSE: WNR) in the last few weeks: Shares of Western Refining Inc. (NYSE:WNR) opened at 26.46 on Monday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $25.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $24.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.40 and a beta of 1.62. Western Refining Inc. has a one year low of $18.14 and a one year high of $47.55. Western Refining (NYSE:WNR) last…

Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD)

Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD)

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) opened at 140.74 on Monday. Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has a one year low of $122.25 and a one year high of $198.42. The company’s 50-day moving average is $159.07 and its 200 day moving average is $148.67. The company has a market capitalization of $2.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 26.48 and a beta of 0.93. Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on…

American Financial Group Inc. (AFG) Declares Dividend Increase – $0.31 Per Share

American Financial Group Inc. (AFG) Declares Dividend Increase – $0.31 Per Share

American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 14th will be paid a dividend of 0.3125 per share on Tuesday, October 25th. This represents a $1.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.67%. This is a boost from American Financial Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. Shares of American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) opened at 75.00 on Monday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $74.59 and its 200-day moving average is $72.17. The firm has…

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM): Shares of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) opened at 158.85 on Monday. International Business Machines Corp. has a 52-week low of $116.90 and a 52-week high of $165.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $158.17 and its 200-day moving average is $153.65. The firm has a market cap of $151.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.92 and a beta of 0.88. International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) last announced its quarterly…

Weekly Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for DigitalGlobe (DGI)

Weekly Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for DigitalGlobe (DGI)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) in the last few weeks: Shares of DigitalGlobe Inc. (NYSE:DGI) opened at 27.50 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.72 billion, a PE ratio of 52.48 and a beta of 0.21. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $26.83 and its 200-day moving average is $22.38. DigitalGlobe Inc. has a 12 month low of $11.80 and a 12 month high of $28.33.

BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Monday. The firm currently has a $9.00 price target on the smartphone producer’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price target points to a potential upside of 12.78% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “BlackBerry's second-quarter fiscal 2017 loss (on an adjusted basis) of $0.03 per share was narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $0.10. The company intends to end all internal hardware…

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Amazon is one of the largest online retailers in the world. Amazon is driving value across all its businesses and especially the retail business remains very hard to beat on price, choice and convenience. The company has a solid loyalty system in Prime and its FBA strategy, and content addition continues to add selection to Prime memberships. The AWS generates much…

Teck Resources Ltd. (TCK) Lifted to Hold at Deutsche Bank AG

Teck Resources Ltd. (TCK) Lifted to Hold at Deutsche Bank AG

Teck Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TCK) was upgraded by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm presently has a $20.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $11.50. Deutsche Bank AG’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 10.93% from the stock’s current price. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on TCK. Raymond James Financial Inc. reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $21.00…

Coeur Mining Inc. (CDE) Upgraded to Hold by Deutsche Bank AG

Coeur Mining Inc. (CDE) Upgraded to Hold by Deutsche Bank AG

Coeur Mining Inc. (NYSE:CDE) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada initiated coverage on Coeur Mining in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. They issued a “sector perform” rating and a $9.00 target price for the company. Raymond James Financial Inc. raised Coeur Mining from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating…

Meggitt plc (MGGT) Earns Underperform Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG

Meggitt plc (MGGT) Earns Underperform Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG

Meggitt plc (LON:MGGT)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reissued by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG in a research note issued on Monday. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on MGGT. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Meggitt plc in a research note on Friday, June 24th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 450 ($5.87) price objective on shares of Meggitt plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Meggitt…

Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterates “Outperform” Rating for Bodycote PLC (BOY)

Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterates “Outperform” Rating for Bodycote PLC (BOY)

Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Credit Suisse Group AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity lifted their price objective on shares of Bodycote PLC from GBX 660 ($8.62) to GBX 680 ($8.88) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Bodycote PLC to a “neutral” rating and lifted their…

BAE Systems plc (BA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group AG

BAE Systems plc (BA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group AG

BAE Systems plc (LON:BA)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price on BAE Systems plc from GBX 518 ($6.76) to GBX 540 ($7.05) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. decreased their target price on BAE Systems plc from GBX 605…

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC’s (RR) “Underperform” Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group AG

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC’s (RR) “Underperform” Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group AG

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (LON:RR)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating restated by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on RR. Morgan Stanley reissued an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 655 ($8.55) target price on shares of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC in a research note on Monday, June 13th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 690 ($9.01) target price on shares of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC in…

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for PepsiCo (PEP)

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for PepsiCo (PEP)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) recently: Shares of PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE:PEP) traded down 1.14% on Monday, hitting $107.53. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,251,531 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $154.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.59 and a beta of 0.46. PepsiCo Inc. has a 52 week low of $93.25 and a 52 week high of $110.94. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $107.19 and its 200 day moving average…

Analysts’ Price Target Changes for October, 3rd (ACN, ATYM, CMRE, CNO, CTAS, CVS, GASS, HRTX, INCY, INTC)

Analysts’ Price Target Changes for October, 3rd (ACN, ATYM, CMRE, CNO, CTAS, CVS, GASS, HRTX, INCY, INTC)

Analysts’ price target changes for Monday, October 3rd: Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) had its price target boosted by Cantor Fitzgerald from $132.00 to $139.00. Cantor Fitzgerald currently has a buy rating on the stock. Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) had its price target boosted by Jefferies Group from $111.00 to $120.00. They currently have a hold rating on the stock. This story is the sole property of American Banking News and it was originally published by American Banking News. If you are reading this story on another website, that means this article was…

Corning’s (GLW) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

Corning’s (GLW) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on GLW. Argus reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Corning in a research report on Sunday, June 12th. Vetr downgraded shares of Corning from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $21.20 target price for the company. in a research report on Thursday, July 7th. Citigroup Inc. boosted their target price on shares…

3D Systems Corp. (DDD) Now Covered by FBR & Co

3D Systems Corp. (DDD) Now Covered by FBR & Co

Research analysts at FBR & Co started coverage on shares of 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE:DDD) in a research note issued on Monday. The brokerage set a “market perform” rating and a $18.00 price target on the 3D printing company’s stock. FBR & Co’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 0.28% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. Vetr downgraded 3D Systems Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.89 price target for the…

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (APD) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG

Research analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG started coverage on shares of Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:APD) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the stock. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Air Products and Chemicals from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 4th. Morgan Stanley restated a “hold” rating on shares of Air Products and Chemicals in a…

KBR Inc. (KBR) Given “Buy” Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG

KBR Inc. (KBR) Given “Buy” Rating at Credit Suisse Group AG

KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by investment analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a $18.00 target price on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG’s price target points to a potential upside of 18.97% from the stock’s previous close. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research raised KBR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company in a research note…

PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) – Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) – Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE: PNC) recently: PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC) traded down 0.39% during trading on Monday, reaching $89.74. 500,153 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. has a one year low of $77.40 and a one year high of $97.50. The firm has a market cap of $44.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.38 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a 50 day moving average…

Credit Suisse Group AG Reaffirms “Neutral” Rating for DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV)

Credit Suisse Group AG Reaffirms “Neutral” Rating for DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV)

DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on DV. Bank of America Corp. reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Friday, June 10th. Barrington Research cut DeVry Education Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, June 6th. Zacks…

Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for McKesson Corp. (MCK)

Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for McKesson Corp. (MCK)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK): McKesson Corp. (NYSE:MCK) traded down 0.57% on Monday, hitting $165.80. 274,339 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $37.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.22 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $179.38 and a 200-day moving average price of $178.82. McKesson Corp. has a 52 week low of $148.29 and a 52 week high of $202.20. McKesson Corp….

Benchmark Co. Reiterates “Buy” Rating for OSI Systems Inc. (OSIS)

Benchmark Co. Reiterates “Buy” Rating for OSI Systems Inc. (OSIS)

OSI Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by research analysts at Benchmark Co. in a research note issued on Monday. They presently have a $75.00 price objective on the stock. Benchmark Co.’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 14.71% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on OSIS. CJS Securities initiated coverage on shares of OSI Systems in a research note on Tuesday, June 14th. They issued a “market outperform” rating and a $68.00 price target on…

National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the six brokerages that are currently covering the firm. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $32.00. NATI has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of National Instruments Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in…

Blucora Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Blucora Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Blucora Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the six ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $11.13. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Blucora from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target…

CACI International Inc. (NYSE:CACI) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

CACI International Inc. (NYSE:CACI) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of CACI International Inc. (NYSE:CACI) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the firm. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $104.40. CACI has been the topic of several research reports. Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded shares of CACI International from an “outperform” rating to a…

Newpark Resources Inc. (NYSE:NR) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Newpark Resources Inc. (NYSE:NR) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Newpark Resources Inc. (NYSE:NR) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $21.18. NR has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Newpark Resources from…