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57.9% Stake of Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG) Held by Penske Roger S

Penske Roger S stated that they own a 57.9% stake in Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG) in a Form 13D/A disclosure that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday, October 23rd. The investor owns 35,218,821 shares of the stock valued at approximately $1,589,777,580. The reporting parties listed on the disclosure included […]

Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (PMO) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.05

Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (NYSE:PMO) declared a monthly dividend on Monday, October 23rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be paid a dividend of 0.0541 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.65 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.15%. The […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Heartland Financial USA (HTLF) Stock Price

Headlines about Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Impax Laboratories (IPXL) Share Price

Press coverage about Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ:IPXL) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Xcel Brands (XELB) versus Foot Locker (FL) Head-To-Head Comparison

Xcel Brands (NASDAQ: XELB) and Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Xcel Brands […]

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (EEP) & Its Rivals Critical Analysis

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE: EEP) is one of 53 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Enbridge Energy, L.P. to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Valuation […]

Investors Sell Shares of Celgene Corporation (CELG) on Strength on Analyst Downgrade

Traders sold shares of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) on strength during trading hours on Monday after Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on the stock from $120.00 to $115.00. $183.14 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $277.39 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $94.25 […]

Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (AOD) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.06

Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund (NYSE:AOD) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, October 23rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of 0.0575 per share by the investment management company on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.69 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.64%. […]

Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.06 (BNCL)

Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNCL) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 23rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, October 30th will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share by the bank on Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend […]

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.20

Headlines about Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (CTMX) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald

Equities research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on shares of CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTMX) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $35.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target indicates a potential upside of 74.65% from the company’s […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Radius Health (RDUS) Stock Price

News headlines about Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact CVR Refining, (CVRR) Stock Price

News coverage about CVR Refining, (NYSE:CVRR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to […]

Fortis Inc (FTS) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Fortis Inc (TSE:FTS) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the ten analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages […]

lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) Shares Gap Up to $63.29

Shares of lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) gapped up before the market opened on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $65.10, but opened at $63.29. lululemon athletica inc. shares last traded at $64.50, with a volume of 1,253,335 shares. LULU has been the topic of several research reports. Vetr cut lululemon athletica inc. from […]

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (BFR) Sets New 52-Week High at $22.14

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR) shares hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $22.14 and last traded at $22.20, with a volume of 471,894 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $21.51. A number of research analysts have issued reports on BFR shares. […]

Manitex International (MNTX) and Key Technology (KTEC) Financial Contrast

Key Technology (NASDAQ: KTEC) and Manitex International (NASDAQ:MNTX) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Key Technology and Manitex International’s net margins, return on […]

Brokerages Set Cutera, Inc. (CUTR) Price Target at $39.50

Shares of Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the seven analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that […]

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.60-2.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.62. Shares of Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI) traded down 1.80% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $25.13. The stock had a trading volume […]

DryShips Inc. (DRYS) Trading 17.7% Higher

Shares of DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) traded up 17.7% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $3.79 and last traded at $4.25. 16,373,053 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 57% from the average session volume of 10,406,700 shares. The stock had previously closed at $3.61. Several analysts have recently weighed in on […]

Rapid7, Inc. (RPD) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Needham & Company LLC

Investment analysts at Needham & Company LLC initiated coverage on shares of Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD) in a report issued on Monday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on RPD. Zacks Investment Research lowered Rapid7 from a “buy” rating to a […]

CVB Financial Corporation (CVBF) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

CVB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CVBF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “CVB Financial Corp. is a bank holding company. CVB’s principal business is to serve as a holding company for the Bank, Community, Ventures, and for other […]

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Macquarie

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) was downgraded by Macquarie from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Monday. Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Valero Energy Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 target price […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (CBI) Stock Price

Press coverage about Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Inphi Corporation (IPHI) Stock Price

Media headlines about Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Reviewing Under Armour (UAA) & Its Rivals

Under Armour (NYSE: UAA) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Apparel & Accessories” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Under Armour to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 30.5% of Under […]

Comparing CytomX Therapeutics (CTMX) and Akari Therapeutics PLC (AKTX)

CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CTMX) and Akari Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:AKTX) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Volatility & Risk CytomX Therapeutics has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its […]

Brokerages Set Fielmann AG (FIE) Target Price at $68.80

Shares of Fielmann AG (FRA:FIE) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year […]

Brokerages Set $23.67 Price Target for Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (AKCA)

Shares of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKCA) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the four brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokers have set a one year consensus price target of $23.67 for the company, […]

Alacer Gold Corp (ASR) Shares Up 3.2%

Alacer Gold Corp (TSE:ASR)’s share price shot up 3.2% on Monday . The stock traded as high as C$2.29 and last traded at C$2.29. 155,381 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 67% from the average session volume of 470,733 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$2.22. Several research firms have recently weighed […]

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) Shares Down 1%

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON:RBS) fell 1% on Monday . The company traded as low as GBX 278 ($3.67) and last traded at GBX 279.50 ($3.69). 11,451,429 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 1% from the average session volume of 11,510,100 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 282.30 ($3.73). […]

Manchester United (MANU) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

DSW (DSW) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.15

News articles about DSW (NYSE:DSW) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to […]

$0.79 EPS Expected for Equity Residential (EQR) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts predict that Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) will post earnings of $0.79 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Equity Residential’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.78 to $0.80. Equity Residential posted earnings of $0.56 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a […]

United Continental Holdings (UAL) versus US Airways Group (LCC) Financial Comparison

United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) and US Airways Group (NYSE:LCC) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends and valuation. Insider and Institutional Ownership 97.6% of United Continental Holdings shares are owned by […]

Contrasting Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) & Its Competitors

Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ: SPIL) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Siliconware Precision Industries to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of […]

EMCOR Group, Inc. (EME) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.85 Per Share

Analysts expect that EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE:EME) will report $0.85 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for EMCOR Group’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.88 and the lowest is $0.82. EMCOR Group also posted earnings per share of $0.85 during the same quarter last […]

Acacia Communications (ACIA) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

News coverage about Acacia Communications (NASDAQ:ACIA) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Methode Electronics (MEI) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports

Headlines about Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being […]

First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Media coverage about First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Head to Head Analysis: Armada Hoffler Properties (AHH) vs. Its Competitors

Armada Hoffler Properties (NYSE: AHH) is one of 87 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Armada Hoffler Properties to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Dividends Armada Hoffler Properties pays an […]

Simulations Plus (SLP) & Cotiviti Holdings (COTV) Critical Contrast

Cotiviti Holdings (NASDAQ: COTV) and Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) are both healthcare companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation. Dividends Simulations Plus pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend […]

Aecon Group Inc (ARE) Lowered to “Sector Perform” at National Bank Financial

Aecon Group Inc (TSE:ARE) was downgraded by analysts at National Bank Financial from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a C$23.00 price target on the stock. National Bank Financial’s price target points to a potential upside of 41.45% from the stock’s current price. […]

National Research Corporation (NRCIA) Major Shareholder Sells $4,033,000.00 in Stock

National Research Corporation (NASDAQ:NRCIA) major shareholder K/I/E/Trust Under Agreement 3/ sold 109,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.00, for a total transaction of $4,033,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 5,656,900 shares of the company’s […]

Lydia K. Langley Acquires 5,300 Shares of Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (BOTJ) Stock

Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTJ) Director Lydia K. Langley purchased 5,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $14.59 per share, with a total value of $77,327.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now […]

Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust (MR.UN) Reaches New 52-Week High at $9.34

Shares of Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:MR.UN) reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The stock traded as high as C$9.34 and last traded at C$9.29, with a volume of shares trading hands. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “[[title]]” was originally posted by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. If you are viewing this […]

Argo Group International Holdings (AGII) and The Competition Head-To-Head Review

Argo Group International Holdings (NASDAQ: AGII) is one of 92 public companies in the “Property & Casualty Insurance” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Argo Group International Holdings to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership. […]

Integer Holdings Co. (ITGR) Receives $51.00 Average Price Target from Analysts

Shares of Integer Holdings Co. (NASDAQ:ITGR) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating […]

Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT) and First Business Financial Services (FBIZ) Head to Head Review

Stock Yards Bancorp (NASDAQ: SYBT) and First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and risk. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Stock Yards Bancorp and First […]

Reviewing One Liberty Properties (OLP) & Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE)

One Liberty Properties (NYSE: OLP) and Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current recommendations for One Liberty […]