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Gentherm (THRM) & The Competition Head-To-Head Review

Gentherm (NASDAQ: THRM) is one of 32 public companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Gentherm to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Gentherm […]

Apollo Endosurgery (APEN) and iRadimed Corporation (IRMD) Head-To-Head Survey

Apollo Endosurgery (NASDAQ: APEN) and iRadimed Corporation (NASDAQ:IRMD) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Apollo […]

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC Purchases Shares of 23,698 Domtar Corporation (UFS)

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSE:UFS) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 23,698 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,000,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have […]

Brokerages Expect Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.29 Billion

Wall Street analysts expect that Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) will announce sales of $1.29 billion for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Eleven analysts have provided estimates for Williams-Sonoma’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $1.27 billion and the highest is $1.30 billion. Williams-Sonoma reported sales of $1.25 billion during the same quarter last […]

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC Purchases New Position in Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 18,400 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,421,000. Other large investors […]

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC Raises Position in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (LQD)

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC raised its holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) by 8.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 306,754 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 22,887 shares during the […]

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC Acquires 75,230 Shares of News Corporation (NWSA)

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC lifted its holdings in News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) by 61.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 198,445 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 75,230 shares during the quarter. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC owned 0.05% […]

Norway Savings Bank Grows Position in iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (HYG)

Norway Savings Bank lifted its stake in iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (NYSE:HYG) by 4.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 22,661 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 975 shares during the period. […]

327,784 Shares in First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO) Purchased by Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC

Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC acquired a new stake in First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO) in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 327,784 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $3,652,000. Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC owned approximately […]

Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC Buys 79,100 Shares of Dell Technologies Inc. (DVMT)

Longfellow Investment Management Co. LLC grew its stake in shares of Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE:DVMT) by 316.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 104,100 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 79,100 shares during the […]

Shikiar Asset Management Inc. Invests $665,000 in Urogen Pharma (URGN)

Shikiar Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Urogen Pharma (NASDAQ:URGN) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 21,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $665,000. Shikiar Asset Management Inc. owned 0.16% of Urogen Pharma as […]

Shikiar Asset Management Inc. Sells 15,370 Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (VOD)

Shikiar Asset Management Inc. reduced its holdings in Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 13.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 101,955 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after selling 15,370 shares during the period. Vodafone Group PLC accounts for about 1.3% […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Stake Lowered by Shikiar Asset Management Inc.

Shikiar Asset Management Inc. lowered its position in shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) by 0.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 140,065 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 1,300 shares during the period. PayPal Holdings […]

Canal Capital Management LLC Has $1.70 Million Position in Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Canal Capital Management LLC decreased its position in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) by 7.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 22,107 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 1,816 shares during the period. Canal […]

Phillips 66’s (PSX) Buy Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company reiterated their buy rating on shares of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) in a report published on Tuesday morning. Cowen and Company currently has a $101.00 target price on the oil and gas company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded Phillips 66 from a […]

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Given a $24.00 Price Target by B. Riley Analysts

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) has been given a $24.00 price objective by research analysts at B. Riley in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. B. Riley’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 44.93% from the company’s previous close. B. Riley also issued estimates for […]

Regal Wealth Group Inc. Raises Position in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (IJR)

Regal Wealth Group Inc. lifted its stake in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSE:IJR) by 3.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 46,414 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,460 shares during […]

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:RTEC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Rudolph Technologies is a worldwide leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of high-performance process control metrology, defect inspection and data analysis systems used by semiconductor device […]

Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. Grows Stake in Molina Healthcare Inc (MOH)

Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. grew its holdings in shares of Molina Healthcare Inc (NYSE:MOH) by 44.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 97,300 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 29,800 shares during the quarter. Molina Healthcare makes up […]

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE:MSG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “The Madison Square Garden Company is involved in the sports, entertainment and media industries. The company’s business segment consists of MSG Sports, MSG Media and […]

Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) Boosted by FIG Partners

First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) – Equities researchers at FIG Partners boosted their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of First Defiance Financial Corp. in a research report issued on Tuesday. FIG Partners analyst C. Marinac now forecasts that the savings and loans company will earn $0.90 per share for the quarter, up from their […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Kemper Corporation (KMPR) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Kemper Corporation is a financial services provider. It specializes in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance products for individuals, families, and small businesses. Kemper Corporation is based […]

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (IOVA) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:IOVA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $8.25 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focused on the […]

Comparing Kindred Healthcare (KND) & Its Peers

Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Healthcare Facilities & Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Kindred Healthcare to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and risk. Risk and Volatility Kindred Healthcare has […]

James River Group Holdings (JRVR) versus OneBeacon Insurance Group (OB) Head-To-Head Comparison

James River Group Holdings (NASDAQ: JRVR) and OneBeacon Insurance Group (NYSE:OB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings, risk and institutional ownership. Risk & Volatility James River Group Holdings has a beta of […]

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.34 Per Share

Equities analysts forecast that Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) will announce $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Eight analysts have provided estimates for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.32 and the highest is $0.35. Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust posted earnings per share of $0.15 in the […]

$1.72 Billion in Sales Expected for W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) This Quarter

Brokerages predict that W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) will report $1.72 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for W.R. Berkley Corporation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.71 billion to $1.72 billion. W.R. Berkley Corporation posted sales of $1.73 billion during the same quarter last year, which […]

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IBKR) PT Raised to $48.00

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) had its price objective hoisted by investment analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. to $48.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has an “average” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s price target points to a potential downside of 2.87% from the […]

Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) PT Raised to $36.00

Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) had its target price increased by Morgan Stanley from $34.00 to $36.00 in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the oil and gas development company’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 31.53% from the stock’s previous close. […]

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) Rating Increased to Outperform at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm presently has a $245.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 19.72% from […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Recon Technology (RCON) Share Price

News coverage about Recon Technology (NASDAQ:RCON) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest […]

Amedica Corporation (AMDA) Earns News Impact Score of 0.27

News coverage about Amedica Corporation (NASDAQ:AMDA) has been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest […]

Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI) Decreased by Boenning Scattergood

Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI) – Stock analysts at Boenning Scattergood decreased their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Valmont Industries in a report released on Thursday. Boenning Scattergood analyst R. Connors now anticipates that the industrial products company will earn $1.72 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.73. Boenning […]

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (HIW) Forecasted to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.83 Per Share

Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) – Investment analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. decreased their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Highwoods Properties in a report issued on Wednesday. Capital One Financial Corp. analyst C. Lucas now expects that the real estate investment trust will earn $0.83 per share for the quarter, […]

Comparing Transocean (RIG) & The Competition

Transocean (NYSE: RIG) is one of 18 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Drilling” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Transocean to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent […]

Financial Comparison: Essex Property Trust (ESS) versus Its Peers

Essex Property Trust (NYSE: ESS) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Residential REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Essex Property Trust to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown […]

Schlumberger N.V. (SLB) Sets New 1-Year Low at $62.17

Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) shares reached a new 52-week low during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $62.17 and last traded at $62.43, with a volume of 12,380,493 shares. The stock had previously closed at $64.50. SLB has been the topic of several analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating […]

3M Company (MMM) Hits New 12-Month High at $220.27

3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares reached a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $220.27 and last traded at $220.41, with a volume of 668,321 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $219.24. Several research firms have recently commented on MMM. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a […]

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) PT Raised to $181.00

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) had its target price boosted by equities research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $175.00 to $181.00 in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has an “outperform” rating on the pharmaceutical company’s stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price target indicates a potential upside of 17.08% from the stock’s […]

Roth Capital Reiterates $17.00 Price Target for ZAGG Inc (ZAGG)

Roth Capital set a $17.00 target price on ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ:ZAGG) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has a hold rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. ZAGG has been the topic of several other research reports. Northland Securities raised their price target on shares of ZAGG from $12.00 to $16.00 […]

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Trims Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) Target Price to $210.00

Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) had its price target cut by Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. from $250.00 to $210.00 in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a hold rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Ulta Beauty’s Q3 2018 earnings at $1.59 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $8.21 EPS. Several […]

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates Hold Rating for Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (ETP)

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (NYSE:ETP)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by equities research analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $23.00 price objective on the pipeline company’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 29.00% from the company’s […]

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc Reiterates “$56.00” Price Target for General Mills, Inc. (GIS)

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $56.00 price objective on General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) in a research report released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $62.00 price objective on shares of General […]

Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Flowserve Corporation (FLS)

Stifel Nicolaus restated their buy rating on shares of Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has a $49.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on FLS. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Flowserve Corporation from a hold […]

Carolina Financial Corporation (CARO) Given a $37.00 Price Target by Brean Capital Analysts

Carolina Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CARO) has been assigned a $37.00 price target by equities research analysts at Brean Capital in a note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Brean Capital’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 2.95% from the company’s current price. Several […]

StoneCastle Financial Corp (BANX) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.40 Million

Brokerages expect StoneCastle Financial Corp (NASDAQ:BANX) to post $4.40 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for StoneCastle Financial Corp’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $4.36 million and the highest estimate coming in at $4.44 million. StoneCastle Financial Corp reported […]

Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Increased by Analyst

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Group raised their Q4 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Wells Fargo & Co in a research note issued to investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst K. Usdin now anticipates that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $1.09 for the quarter, […]

Head to Head Analysis: Archrock Partners, L.P. (APLP) and IRIS International (IRIS)

Archrock Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: APLP) and IRIS International (NASDAQ:IRIS) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Archrock Partners, L.P. […]

Critical Survey: American Science & Engineering (ASEI) vs. Its Rivals

American Science & Engineering (NASDAQ: ASEI) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Aerospace & Defense” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare American Science & Engineering to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends. Volatility […]

Critical Survey: SL Green Realty Corporation (SLG) vs. Its Peers

SL Green Realty Corporation (NYSE: SLG) is one of 21 public companies in the “Office REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare SL Green Realty Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. Valuation and Earnings This […]