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Open Text Corporation (OTEX) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) (TSE:OTC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $38.00 target price on the software maker’s stock. According to Zacks, “Open Text Corporation is engaged in development of innovative intranet, extranet […]

LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “LSI Industries is an Image Solutions company, combining integrated design, manufacturing, & technology to supply its own high quality lighting fixtures and graphics elements for applications in […]

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NEOS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEOS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has $9.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Neos Therapeutics, Inc. is engaged in developing, manufacturing and commercializing products for the treatment of attention […]

Contrasting InterOil (IOC) & Its Peers

InterOil (NYSE: IOC) is one of 23 public companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare InterOil to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability. Profitability This table compares InterOil and its peers’ […]

Financial Survey: Interpace Diagnostics Group (IDXG) and Wageworks (WAGE)

Interpace Diagnostics Group (NASDAQ: IDXG) and Wageworks (NYSE:WAGE) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability. Institutional & Insider Ownership 7.4% of Interpace Diagnostics Group shares are owned by institutional investors. […]

Financial Survey: Pangaea Logistics Solutions (PANL) & Celadon Group (CGI)

Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ: PANL) and Celadon Group (NYSE:CGI) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability. Volatility and Risk Pangaea Logistics Solutions has a beta of 0.39, indicating that […]

Richmont Mines, Inc. (RIC) Receives $15.00 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Shares of Richmont Mines, Inc. (ARCA:RIC) (TSE:RIC) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among […]

Primoris Services Corporation (PRIM) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Primoris Services Corporation (NASDAQ:PRIM) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Primoris Services Corporation, through various subsidiaries, operates as one of the largest specialty contractors and infrastructure companies in the United States. The Company provides a wide range […]

MobileIron, Inc. (MOBL) Downgraded by UBS AG

UBS AG lowered shares of MobileIron, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOBL) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report published on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of MobileIron from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research […]

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Sprouts Farmers Markets, LLC engages in the retailing of natural and organic food primarily in the United States. The Company offers fresh produce, […]

PBF Logistics LP (PBFX) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of PBF Logistics LP (NYSE:PBFX) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on PBFX. UBS AG cut their price objective on PBF Logistics from $28.00 to $24.00 and set a […]

Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SOHVY) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SOHVY) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. manufactures and markets heavy machinery. The Company’s operations include heavy machinery, shipbuilding, mass-production machinery, environmental equipment, and construction machinery […]

BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) a $62.00 Price Target

BMO Capital Markets set a $62.00 price objective on ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) in a report published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the utilities provider’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on OKE. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $54.00 price target on shares of ONEOK […]

MRC Global Inc. (MRC) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of MRC Global Inc. (NYSE:MRC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “MRC Global’s second-quarter 2017 earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. Notably, quarterly gross margin had contracted 60 basis points year over year. Over […]

Hubbell (HUBB) vs. Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) Financial Survey

Hubbell (NYSE: HUBB) and Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Hubbell and Spectrum Brands Holdings’ net margins, return on […]

Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC) and Its Rivals Critical Analysis

Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of 28 public companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Norfolk Souther Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership […]

Brokerages Set Horizon Global Corporation (HZN) PT at $20.20

Shares of Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE:HZN) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong […]

Liberty Global PLC (LILA) Receives $29.44 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILA) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

UBS AG Trims Nustar GP Holdings, LLC (NSH) Target Price to $21.00

Nustar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH) had its price target reduced by UBS AG from $33.00 to $21.00 in a research report released on Wednesday morning, www.benzinga.com reports. UBS AG currently has a buy rating on the pipeline company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Nustar GP […]

Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) Price Target Raised to $213.00

Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) had its target price increased by Morgan Stanley from $176.00 to $213.00 in a report published on Wednesday, Marketbeat reports. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. LRCX has been the topic of several other research reports. DA Davidson reissued a buy rating and issued a […]

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Starbucks’ shares have underperformed the industry year-to-date. The company has been experiencing tepid comps growth in the United States for quite a while now amid persistent decline in […]

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Kinder Morgan, Inc,’s focus on natural gas has raised concern amid a sluggish natural gas price environment. We are also cautious considering the risks that includes […]

Royal Bank Of Canada Raises IDEX Corporation (IEX) Price Target to $126.00

IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) had its price target hoisted by Royal Bank Of Canada from $124.00 to $126.00 in a research note published on Wednesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They currently have a sector perform rating on the industrial products company’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on IEX. BidaskClub raised shares […]

Citigroup Inc. Boosts Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Price Target to $167.00

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) had its target price lifted by Citigroup Inc. from $157.00 to $167.00 in a report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have a buy rating on the credit services provider’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also commented on MA. Mizuho reiterated a hold rating and issued a $140.00 price target on […]

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Mosaic has narrowed its volume guidance for phosphate and potash for full-year 2017. The company is exposed to a difficult pricing environment. Lower pricing […]

Analyzing Healthcare Trust of America (HTA) and Aviv REIT (AVIV)

Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE: HTA) and Aviv REIT (NASDAQ:AVIV) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for […]

Brokerages Set Cedar Fair, L.P. (FUN) Price Target at $73.83

Shares of Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE:FUN) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price […]

Comparing Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) & Its Competitors

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF) is one of 25 public companies in the “Entertainment Production” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and valuation. Risk & […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Service Corporation International (SCI) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Service Corp. is the largest provider of funeral and cemetery services in the world. The funeral and cemetery operations consist of the Company’s funeral service locations, […]

Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) Research Coverage Started at Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Goldman Sachs Group Inc started coverage on shares of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage issued a neutral rating and a $114.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. PRU has been the topic of a number of other reports. BidaskClub cut shares of Prudential Financial from a […]

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR) Cut to “Hold” at Societe Generale

Societe Generale cut shares of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Societe Generale currently has $11.00 target price on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $10.51. Other equities research analysts also […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Transocean LTD (RIG) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Transocean displays excellent track record of earnings surprise history, beating estimates in the last 16 quarters. We like Transocean's technologically advanced and versatile drilling fleet, strong backlog, […]

Analyzing Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) and HealthStream (HSTM)

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM) and HealthStream (NASDAQ:HSTM) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Select Medical […]

Analyzing Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) and The Competition

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE: WRE) is one of 86 public companies in the “Commercial REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Washington Real Estate Investment Trust to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability. Dividends Washington […]

Heidelbergcement (HLBZF) Downgraded by J P Morgan Chase & Co

J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded shares of Heidelbergcement (NASDAQ:HLBZF) from a neutral rating to an underweight rating in a report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. Separately, Jefferies Group LLC began coverage on Heidelbergcement in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. They set a buy rating on the stock. Heidelbergcement (NASDAQ HLBZF) […]

Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Shares of Fossil have declined and underperformed the industry in the last six months. This downside can be attributed to a decline in the […]

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (EIGR) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:EIGR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which develops and manufactures drugs and therapies for the treatment of orphan diseases. Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., formerly known as […]

Analysts Anticipate Endo International PLC (ENDP) to Announce $0.67 Earnings Per Share

Equities research analysts expect that Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) (TSE:ENL) will report earnings per share of $0.67 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Six analysts have issued estimates for Endo International PLC’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.62 to $0.71. Endo International PLC posted earnings per share of $1.01 during the same quarter […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Workday Inc (WDAY) to Announce $0.15 Earnings Per Share

Equities analysts expect Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) to report earnings per share of $0.15 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Thirty Five analysts have provided estimates for Workday’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.21 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.10. Workday posted earnings per share of $0.03 during the same […]

Domtar Corporation (UFS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSE:UFS) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Domtar is seeking growth through profitable investment opportunities with a commitment to pollution-free environment and sustainable practices. The company is also streamlining the cost structure, improving […]

Goldman Sachs Group Inc Reaffirms Neutral Rating for S&P Global Inc. (SPGI)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc reiterated their neutral rating on shares of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE:SPGI) in a report released on Wednesday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have a $176.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised S&P Global […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Textainer Group Holdings Limited (TGH) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “TEXTAINER GROUP is the worlds largest lessor of intermodal containers with a total fleet of more than 1.3 million containers, representing over 2,000,000 TEU. They lease […]

Royal Bank Of Canada Analysts Give Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) a $85.00 Price Target

Royal Bank Of Canada set a $85.00 price objective on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in a research report report published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the software giant’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Morningstar, Inc. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of […]

Noble Corporation (NE) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. They currently have $4.50 target price on the oil and gas company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Noble Corporation’s robust portfolio of assets, long-term commitments and strong backlog offer […]

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates $70.00 Price Target for Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

BMO Capital Markets set a $70.00 price objective on Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on MRK. Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a neutral rating and […]

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Zep (ZEP) Share Price

News headlines about Zep (NYSE:ZEP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 one being the […]

Pagegroup PLC (PAGE) Receives GBX 485 Average Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Pagegroup PLC (LON:PAGE) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have given a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average […]

Critical Review: Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) versus Buckle, Inc. (The) (BKE)

Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ: ASNA) and Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership 95.6% of Ascena Retail Group shares are owned […]

Critical Comparison: Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) & Its Rivals

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) is one of 53 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Ship Finance International Limited to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and […]

Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) Earns Buy Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated their buy rating on shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on HBI. BidaskClub cut shares of Hanesbrands from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, August […]