The BidaskClub Lowers Zions Bancorporation (ZION) to Hold

The BidaskClub Lowers Zions Bancorporation (ZION) to Hold

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Barclays PLC upped their target price on Zions Bancorporation from $45.00 to $48.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Morgan Stanley reissued an equal weight rating and issued a $45.00 target price (up previously from $43.00) on shares of Zions Bancorporation in a report on Monday, June 5th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a hold rating and issued a $44.00 target price on shares of Zions Bancorporation in a report on Monday,…

The BidaskClub Upgrades Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH) to Buy

The BidaskClub Upgrades Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH) to Buy

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Leerink Swann set a $47.00 price target on Theravance Biopharma and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Needham & Company LLC upped their price target on Theravance Biopharma from $40.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. ValuEngine upgraded Theravance Biopharma from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Cantor Fitzgerald…

The Select Income REIT (SIR) Cut to “Hold” at BidaskClub

The Select Income REIT (SIR) Cut to “Hold” at BidaskClub

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Select Income REIT from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, April 20th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Saturday. Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.73 by $0.14. The firm had revenue of…

The BidaskClub Lowers Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) to Sell

The BidaskClub Lowers Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) to Sell

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on WABC. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised Westamerica Bancorporation from an underperform rating to a market perform rating and boosted their price target for the stock from $54.00 to $56.00 in a research report on Friday, April 21st. Maxim Group reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Westamerica Bancorporation in a research report on Friday, April 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy…

The Urban Edge Properties (UE) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

The Urban Edge Properties (UE) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Urban Edge Properties from a sell rating to a buy rating and set a $27.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Evercore ISI lowered shares of Urban Edge Properties from a hold rating to an underperform rating in a research report on Friday, March 3rd. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report…

The Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

The Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 target price on shares of Yum! Brands in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Bank of America Corporation reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $78.00 target price (up previously from $72.00) on shares of Yum! Brands in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Mizuho began coverage on shares of Yum! Brands in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. They set a…

The Owens Corning Inc (OC) Upgraded to Buy by BidaskClub

The Owens Corning Inc (OC) Upgraded to Buy by BidaskClub

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Nomura began coverage on Owens Corning in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th. They issued a buy rating and a $74.00 target price for the company. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price objective on Owens Corning from $64.00 to $72.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut Owens Corning from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. Royal…

The Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

The Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Chardan Capital set a $110.00 target price on shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. FBR & Co restated a “buy”…

The Contrasting Marrone Bio Innovations (MBII) & Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT)

The Contrasting Marrone Bio Innovations (MBII) & Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT)

Analyst Ratings Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) and Marrone Bio Innovations (NASDAQ:MBII) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, earnings, dividends and valuation. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan presently has a consensus price target of $17.70, indicating a potential upside of 6.86%. Marrone Bio Innovations has a consensus price target of $2.50, indicating a potential upside of 76.06%. Given Marrone Bio Innovations’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible…

The WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub

The WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub

WNS has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised WNS (Holdings) Limited from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $32.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Maxim Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Finally, Cowen and Company raised WNS (Holdings) Limited from a market perform rating to an outperform rating and set a…

The Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Cut to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

The Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Cut to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

A number of other research firms also recently commented on WLL. FBR & Co dropped their target price on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation from $13.00 to $11.00 and set a mkt perform rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an outperform rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation in a report on Monday, May 8th. Scotiabank set a $16.00 target price on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation and gave the stock a buy rating in…

The Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

The Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Piedmont Office Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Saturday. Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE:PDM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, missing…

The Reviewing Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AGM) and Green Dot Corporation (GDOT)

The Reviewing Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AGM) and Green Dot Corporation (GDOT)

Risk & Volatility Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: AGM) and Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation and Green Dot Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Green Dot Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation is trading at a lower…

The BidaskClub Downgrades Radian Group Inc. (RDN) to Sell

The BidaskClub Downgrades Radian Group Inc. (RDN) to Sell

RDN has been the topic of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Radian Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price target on Radian Group from $22.00 to $21.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on shares of Radian Group in…

The Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

The Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on WLL. FBR & Co lowered their price objective on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation from $13.00 to $11.00 and set a mkt perform rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. Credit Suisse Group restated an outperform rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Scotiabank set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corporation and gave the company a buy rating…

The SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Downgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub

The SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Downgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub

Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Robert W. Baird upgraded SunTrust Banks from an underperform rating to a neutral rating and set a $52.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, June 5th. Barclays PLC boosted their price target on SunTrust Banks from $62.00 to $65.00 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Rafferty Capital Markets boosted their price target on SunTrust Banks from $63.00 to $64.50 and gave the company a buy…

The Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Give Radius Health, Inc. (RDUS) a $65.00 Price Target

The Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Give Radius Health, Inc. (RDUS) a $65.00 Price Target

A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on RDUS. Maxim Group set a $24.00 price target on shares of Radius Health and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $85.00 price target on shares of Radius Health in a report on Monday, May 22nd. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $63.00 price target on shares of Radius Health in a report on Monday, May 15th. Zacks Investment Research…

The ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

The ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

PRA has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of ProAssurance Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. Boenning Scattergood reiterated a neutral rating on shares of ProAssurance Corporation in a report on Monday, April 17th. BidaskClub lowered shares of ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Saturday morning. Shares of ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) traded up 0.77% on Friday, reaching $59.95. 227,090 shares of…

The Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub

The Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Turquoise Hill Resources from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a hold rating and issued a $4.00 target price on shares of Turquoise Hill Resources in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating on shares of Turquoise Hill Resources in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. Five equities research analysts have rated…

The South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

The South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered South Jersey Industries from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Hilliard Lyons raised South Jersey Industries from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $40.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating…

The Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

The Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on OII. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Oceaneering International from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $25.00 price objective on shares of Oceaneering International in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Scotiabank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $37.00 price objective on shares of Oceaneering International in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada…

The Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

The Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on WABC. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised shares of Westamerica Bancorporation from an underperform rating to a market perform rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $54.00 to $56.00 in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Maxim Group reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Westamerica Bancorporation in a research note on Friday, April 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has given…

The Epizyme, Inc. (EPZM) Upgraded at ValuEngine

The Epizyme, Inc. (EPZM) Upgraded at ValuEngine

Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Cann reissued a buy rating and set a $26.00 price objective on shares of Epizyme in a report on Wednesday. Leerink Swann reissued an outperform rating and set a $31.00 price objective on shares of Epizyme in a report on Friday, June 16th. Citigroup Inc. boosted their price objective on Epizyme from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, June 16th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $26.00 price objective on Epizyme…

The Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) Downgraded by ValuEngine

The Atlantic Power Corporation (AT) Downgraded by ValuEngine

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. TD Securities reiterated a hold rating on shares of Atlantic Power Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. National Bank Financial upgraded shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from an underperform rating to a sector perform rating and set a $2.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Atlantic Power Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a…

The Zacks: HALMA (HLMAF) Receives Average Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Brokerages

The Zacks: HALMA (HLMAF) Receives Average Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Brokerages

Zacks has also given HALMA an industry rank of 108 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. HALMA (NASDAQ:HLMAF) has received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. HALMA (HLMAF) traded down 1.1894% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $14.7623. The stock had a trading volume of 7,900 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $13.93…

The Analysts Set Entellus Medical, Inc. (ENTL) Target Price at $21.25

The Analysts Set Entellus Medical, Inc. (ENTL) Target Price at $21.25

A number of research analysts have commented on the company. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Entellus Medical in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. ValuEngine upgraded Entellus Medical from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. William Blair restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Entellus Medical in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Entellus Medical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating…

The Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BLCM) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

The Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BLCM) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Several research firms recently weighed in on BLCM. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 target price on shares of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, March 14th. Wells Fargo & Company initiated coverage on shares of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Wednesday, March 8th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $29.50 target price for the company. Jefferies Group LLC cut their price target on shares of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals from $19.00 to $18.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in…

The Brokerages Set BNC Bancorp (BNCN) PT at $33.19

The Brokerages Set BNC Bancorp (BNCN) PT at $33.19

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on BNCN. BidaskClub raised shares of BNC Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BNC Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. ValuEngine raised shares of BNC Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Keefe,…

The $0.96 Earnings Per Share Expected for AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR) This Quarter

The $0.96 Earnings Per Share Expected for AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR) This Quarter

On average, analysts expect that AptarGroup will report full year earnings of $3.44 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.32 to $3.50. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $3.73 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.34 to $3.95. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow AptarGroup. Analysts expect AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) to report $0.96 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Six analysts have provided…

The Brokerages Set Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) PT at $91.17

The Brokerages Set Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) PT at $91.17

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on RHT. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $96.00 price target (up from $92.00) on shares of Red Hat in a research note on Tuesday, March 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Red Hat from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $101.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. Mizuho upped their price target on shares of Red Hat from $80.00 to $94.00 and gave the stock…

The Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) Receives $14.57 Average Target Price from Analysts

The Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC) Receives $14.57 Average Target Price from Analysts

SC has been the topic of several research reports. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective (up previously from $15.00) on shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings in a research note on Friday, February 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Santander Consumer USA Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. Compass Point upgraded Santander Consumer USA Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from…

The $454.88 Million in Sales Expected for Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) This Quarter

The $454.88 Million in Sales Expected for Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) This Quarter

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Cimarex Energy will report full-year sales of $454.88 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $1.75 billion to $2.09 billion. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report sales of $2.38 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.62 billion to $2.97 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Cimarex Energy. Equities analysts expect that Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) will report $454.88 million in sales for the…

The Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

The Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

RH has been the subject of a number of research reports. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. Loop Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings in a research report on Tuesday. Robert W. Baird set a $32.00 target price on Restoration Hardware Holdings and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 25th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Restoration Hardware Holdings…

The ROTORK (RTOXY) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

The ROTORK (RTOXY) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Zacks has also assigned ROTORK an industry rank of 63 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Shares of ROTORK (NASDAQ:RTOXY) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of ROTORK from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. Shares of ROTORK (RTOXY) traded up 4.85% during…

The Zacks: Brokerages Set $21.14 Price Target for Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH)

The Zacks: Brokerages Set $21.14 Price Target for Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH)

Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $21.14 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.46 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Senior Housing Properties Trust an industry rank of 166 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 3.11 (Hold) from the nine brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the…

The Critical Survey: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (FFKT) versus F.N.B. Corporation (FNB)

The Critical Survey: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (FFKT) versus F.N.B. Corporation (FNB)

Analyst Recommendations Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: FFKT) and F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership. This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Farmers Capital Bank Corporation and F.N.B. Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $35.50, suggesting a potential downside of 8.15%. F.N.B. Corporation has a consensus price target of $17.94,…

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Lear Co. (LEA) Will Post Earnings of $4.15 Per Share

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Lear Co. (LEA) Will Post Earnings of $4.15 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Lear will report full-year earnings of $16.15 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $15.75 to $16.78. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $16.89 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $13.95 to $18.68. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Lear. Wall Street brokerages expect that Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) will report earnings per share (EPS)…

The Comparing Hatteras Financial Corp. (HTS) & Monogram Residential Trust (MORE)

The Comparing Hatteras Financial Corp. (HTS) & Monogram Residential Trust (MORE)

Analyst Recommendations Hatteras Financial Corp. (NYSE: HTS) and Monogram Residential Trust (NYSE:MORE) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and valuation. This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Hatteras Financial Corp. and Monogram Residential Trust, as reported by MarketBeat. Monogram Residential Trust has a consensus target price of $11.54, suggesting a potential upside of 17.41%. Given Monogram Residential Trust’s higher probable upside, analysts…

The Aetna Inc. (AET) Expected to Post Earnings of $2.33 Per Share

The Aetna Inc. (AET) Expected to Post Earnings of $2.33 Per Share

On average, analysts expect that Aetna will report full-year earnings of $8.99 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $8.88 to $9.10. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $9.95 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $9.74 to $10.11. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Aetna. Analysts predict that Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) will report $2.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment…

The Zacks: Brokerages Set $21.00 Price Target for Hamilton Lane Inc (HLNE)

The Zacks: Brokerages Set $21.00 Price Target for Hamilton Lane Inc (HLNE)

Brokerages have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $21.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.23 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Hamilton Lane an industry rank of 82 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Shares of Hamilton Lane Inc (NASDAQ:HLNE) have received a consensus broker rating score of 2.13 (Buy) from the four analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the…

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Raytheon Company (RTN) to Post $1.77 EPS

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Raytheon Company (RTN) to Post $1.77 EPS

On average, analysts expect that Raytheon Company will report full-year earnings of $7.48 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.35 to $7.60. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $8.35 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.99 to $9.00. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Raytheon Company. Analysts expect that Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) will report earnings of $1.77 per share for the current fiscal quarter,…

The Vale S.A. (VALE) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

The Vale S.A. (VALE) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

Several other analysts have also weighed in on the company. Vetr lowered Vale from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $9.26 target price on the stock. in a report on Monday, June 12th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $8.00 target price on Vale and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Thursday, June 8th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $10.00 price objective on shares of Vale in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. HSBC Holdings plc raised…

The BidaskClub Lowers PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) to Strong Sell

The BidaskClub Lowers PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) to Strong Sell

PCAR has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Group LLC set a $77.00 price target on shares of PACCAR and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Sunday, May 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of PACCAR from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $70.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Bank of America Corporation lowered shares of PACCAR from a buy rating to a neutral rating and cut their price target…

The Revlon, Inc. (REV) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

The Revlon, Inc. (REV) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

Separately, TheStreet downgraded shares of Revlon from a c rating to a d+ rating in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Revlon, Inc. (NYSE:REV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Saturday morning. Shares of Revlon (REV) traded down 1.07% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $23.05. 269,337 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $20.51 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.70. Revlon has a 12-month low of $18.15 and…

The Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Buy”

The Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Buy”

TBPH has been the subject of several other research reports. Needham & Company LLC raised their price objective on Theravance Biopharma from $40.00 to $45.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Leerink Swann set a $47.00 price objective on Theravance Biopharma and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated an overweight rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of Theravance Biopharma in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. ValuEngine upgraded…

The Triumph Group, Inc. (TGI) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

The Triumph Group, Inc. (TGI) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Group LLC set a $29.00 price objective on shares of Triumph Group and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $35.00 price objective on shares of Triumph Group in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Robert W. Baird raised shares of Triumph Group from an underperform rating to an outperform rating and increased their price target for the stock…

The Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) Upgraded to “Hold” by BidaskClub

The Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) Upgraded to “Hold” by BidaskClub

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Jefferies Group LLC restated a buy rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Vetr cut shares of Twitter from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $16.54 target price for the company. in a research report on Monday, March 20th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a buy rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a research report on…

The Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by BidaskClub

The Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by BidaskClub

A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Wells Fargo & Company cut Xilinx from an outperform rating to a market perform rating and set a $66.00 target price for the company. in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Vetr upgraded Xilinx from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $65.52 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Credit Suisse Group upgraded Xilinx from a neutral rating to an outperform rating and raised their price objective…

The Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

The Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

Several other research analysts also recently commented on NLSN. Pivotal Research increased their price objective on Nielsen N.V. from $38.00 to $39.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Monday, February 27th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of Nielsen N.V. in a research note on Monday, February 27th. TheStreet raised Nielsen N.V. from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Nielsen N.V. from…

The Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

The Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Barclays PLC raised their price target on shares of Public Service Enterprise Group from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Mizuho assumed coverage on shares of Public Service Enterprise Group in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. They set a neutral rating and a $44.50 price target for the company. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price target on shares of Public Service Enterprise Group from…

The Nabriva Therapeutics AG (NBRV) Upgraded at ValuEngine

The Nabriva Therapeutics AG (NBRV) Upgraded at ValuEngine

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on Nabriva Therapeutics AG in a research report on Thursday. They set a buy rating and a $16.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised Nabriva Therapeutics AG from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $11.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Saturday, May 27th. Wedbush reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a $13.00 price target on shares of Nabriva Therapeutics AG in…

The ValuEngine Lowers ZAIS Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAIS) to Hold

The ValuEngine Lowers ZAIS Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAIS) to Hold

ZAIS Group Holdings (NASDAQ:ZAIS) traded up 3.26% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $2.22. 26,020 shares of the company were exchanged. ZAIS Group Holdings has a 12 month low of $1.29 and a 12 month high of $5.18. The stock’s market capitalization is $32.15 million. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $2.20 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.12. ValuEngine downgraded shares of ZAIS Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZAIS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Saturday. About ZAIS Group Holdings…

The InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

The InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

IDCC has been the subject of a number of research reports. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price target on shares of InterDigital in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Benchmark Co. initiated coverage on InterDigital in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised InterDigital from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a $88.00…

The Brokerages Anticipate Coherent, Inc. (COHR) to Announce $3.45 EPS

The Brokerages Anticipate Coherent, Inc. (COHR) to Announce $3.45 EPS

On average, analysts expect that Coherent will report full-year earnings of $11.81 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $11.70 to $11.92. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $14.09 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $13.93 to $14.25. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Coherent. Wall Street analysts expect Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) to report earnings of $3.45 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two…

The $0.94 EPS Expected for Canadian National Railway (CNI) This Quarter

The $0.94 EPS Expected for Canadian National Railway (CNI) This Quarter

On average, analysts expect that Canadian National Railway will report full year earnings of $3.78 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.69 to $3.86. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $4.11 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.94 to $4.35. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Canadian National Railway. Equities research analysts expect that Canadian National Railway (NYSE:CNI) (TSE:CNR) will report earnings of $0.94 per…

The Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (FET) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

The Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (FET) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Several research firms recently weighed in on FET. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Forum Energy Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. TheStreet cut shares of Forum Energy Technologies from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price (down previously from $26.00) on shares of Forum Energy Technologies in a…

The SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.20 Per Share

The SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.20 Per Share

On average, analysts expect that SBA Communications Corporation will report full-year earnings of $1.01 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.83 to $1.13. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.68 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.36 to $2.35. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that follow SBA Communications Corporation. Wall Street analysts expect that SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SBAC) will announce earnings per share…

The Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

The Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Several analysts recently weighed in on SCM shares. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $14.50 price objective on shares of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation in a report on Friday, March 10th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upgraded Stellus Capital Investment Corporation from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, April 10th. ValuEngine downgraded Stellus Capital Investment Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, May…

The Analysts Set Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC) Target Price at $78.82

The Analysts Set Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC) Target Price at $78.82

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Evercore ISI raised Kilroy Realty Corporation from an “underperform” rating to an “in-line” rating and set a $76.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $82.00 target price on shares of Kilroy Realty Corporation in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Kilroy Realty Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note…

The CenterPoint Energy (CNP) & Avista Corporation (AVA) Head-To-Head Contrast

The CenterPoint Energy (CNP) & Avista Corporation (AVA) Head-To-Head Contrast

Valuation and Earnings CenterPoint Energy (NYSE: CNP) and Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitabiliy. This table compares CenterPoint Energy and Avista Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. CenterPoint Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Avista Corporation. Avista Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CenterPoint Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable…

The Financial Review: Vectrus (VEC) versus G&K Services (GK)

The Financial Review: Vectrus (VEC) versus G&K Services (GK)

Dividends Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) and G&K Services (NASDAQ:GK) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitabiliy, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. G&K Services pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Vectrus does not pay a dividend. G&K Services pays out 54.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Insider and Institutional Ownership 84.6% of Vectrus shares are owned by institutional…

The Contrasting China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SNP) & Encana Corporation (ECA)

The Contrasting China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SNP) & Encana Corporation (ECA)

Profitability China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (NYSE: SNP) and Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitabiliy, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. This table compares China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation and Encana Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation and Encana Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Encana…

The Zacks: Schneider Electric Unspon (SBGSY) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

The Zacks: Schneider Electric Unspon  (SBGSY) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Zacks has also assigned Schneider Electric Unspon an industry rank of 200 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Shares of Schneider Electric Unspon (NASDAQ:SBGSY) have earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. Schneider Electric Unspon (SBGSY) traded up 1.431% on Tuesday, reaching $15.732. Schneider Electric Unspon has a…

The NVR, Inc. (NVR) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

The NVR, Inc. (NVR) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

NVR has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NVR from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. Zelman & Associates lowered shares of NVR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 26th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of NVR from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Shares of NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) have been assigned an average rating…

The Nissan Motor Co Ltd (NSANY) Given $21.39 Average Target Price by Brokerages

The Nissan Motor Co Ltd (NSANY) Given $21.39 Average Target Price by Brokerages

Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $21.39 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.59 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Nissan Motor Co an industry rank of 55 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Shares of Nissan Motor Co Ltd (NASDAQ:NSANY) have been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with…

The Realogy Holdings Corp. (RLGY) Receives $34.11 Average Target Price from Analysts

The Realogy Holdings Corp. (RLGY) Receives $34.11 Average Target Price from Analysts

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. TheStreet lowered shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th. Deutsche Bank AG raised shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $32.00 to $38.00 in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Compass Point lowered shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and boosted…

The Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

The Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

LVS has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Instinet reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $54.00 target price (up from $50.00) on shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. in a research note on Monday, June 19th. Vetr downgraded Las Vegas Sands Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $64.62 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday, June 5th. Telsey Advisory Group increased their target price on Las Vegas Sands Corp. from $58.00 to $62.00 and gave the company…

The Head-To-Head Review: Alamo Group (ALG) versus Toro Company (The) (TTC)

The Head-To-Head Review: Alamo Group (ALG) versus Toro Company (The) (TTC)

Volatility and Risk Alamo Group (NYSE: ALG) and Toro Company (The) (NYSE:TTC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitabiliy, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership. Alamo Group has a beta of 0.93, indicating that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Toro Company (The) has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Analyst Recommendations This…

The Silver Standard Resources (SSRI) versus First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) Financial Survey

The Silver Standard Resources (SSRI) versus First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) Financial Survey

Volatility and Risk Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ: SSRI) and First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings, profitabiliy and institutional ownership. Silver Standard Resources has a beta of -0.1, indicating that its share price is 110% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Majestic Silver Corp. has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its share price is 67% less volatile than the…

The Standard Motor Products (SMP) and Commercial Vehicle Group (CVGI) Critical Review

The Standard Motor Products (SMP) and Commercial Vehicle Group (CVGI) Critical Review

Dividends Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ: CVGI) and Standard Motor Products (NYSE:SMP) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation. Standard Motor Products pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Commercial Vehicle Group does not pay a dividend. Standard Motor Products pays out 27.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Standard Motor Products has raised…

The Contrasting Navient Corp (NAVIV) and Ally Financial (ALLY)

The Contrasting Navient Corp (NAVIV) and Ally Financial (ALLY)

Profitability Navient Corp (NASDAQ: NAVIV) and Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) are both financials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitabiliy, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. This table compares Navient Corp and Ally Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Insider and Institutional Ownership 99.2% of Ally Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Ally Financial shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large…

The Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (ASH) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $839.27 Million

The Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (ASH) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $839.27 Million

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Ashland Global Holdings will report full-year sales of $839.27 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $4.12 billion to $4.27 billion. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report sales of $3.52 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $3.21 billion to $3.69 billion. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Ashland Global Holdings. Wall Street brokerages expect Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) to post sales…

The Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA) Downgraded to “Sell” at BidaskClub

The Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA) Downgraded to “Sell” at BidaskClub

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on VOYA. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Voya Financial from $50.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $51.00 price objective on shares of Voya Financial in a research note on Thursday, March 16th. J P Morgan Chase & Co dropped their price objective on shares of Voya Financial from $39.00 to $38.00 and…

The Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) Cut to “Sell” at BidaskClub

The Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) Cut to “Sell” at BidaskClub

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. TheStreet raised shares of Hilltop Holdings from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. ValuEngine raised shares of Hilltop Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hilltop Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, March 29th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold”…

The Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TARO) Upgraded to “Buy” by BidaskClub

The Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TARO) Upgraded to “Buy” by BidaskClub

Several other brokerages have also commented on TARO. TheStreet raised shares of Taro Pharmaceutical Industries from a c+ rating to a b rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of Taro Pharmaceutical Industries from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Saturday morning. Shares of Taro Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE TARO) traded up…

The SPS Commerce, Inc. (SPSC) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by BidaskClub

The SPS Commerce, Inc. (SPSC) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by BidaskClub

SPSC has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised SPS Commerce from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $63.00 price target on the stock in a report on Friday, May 5th. Needham & Company LLC cut their price target on SPS Commerce from $70.00 to $64.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Benchmark Co. downgraded SPS Commerce from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, April…

The Southern Company (The) (SO) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Strong Sell”

The Southern Company (The) (SO) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Strong Sell”

Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on SO. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Southern Company (The) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Southern Company (The) from $50.00 to $51.00 and gave the stock an underweight rating in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Argus cut shares of Southern Company (The) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. Barclays…

The Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) Upgraded to Sell by BidaskClub

The Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) Upgraded to Sell by BidaskClub

Separately, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Phillips 66 Partners in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Phillips 66 Partners has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $58.33. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report published on Saturday. Shares of…

The Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

The Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

A number of other research firms have also issued reports on OIS. BMO Capital Markets restated a hold rating and issued a $33.00 target price (down previously from $35.00) on shares of Oil States International in a report on Friday, May 5th. Wolfe Research lowered Oil States International from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a hold rating and issued a $35.00 target price (down previously from $37.00) on shares of Oil States International in a report…

The Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Buy”

The Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI) Upgraded by BidaskClub to “Buy”

TRI has been the subject of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Thomson Reuters Corp from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded Thomson Reuters Corp from a hold rating to a buy rating and lifted their price target for the company from $44.00 to $50.00 in a research report on Monday, June 19th. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on Thomson Reuters Corp in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. They set a sell rating and a…