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Head-To-Head Analysis: MercadoLibre (MELI) vs. Its Rivals

MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI) is one of 29 publicly-traded companies in the “E-commerce & Auction Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare MercadoLibre to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk. Dividends MercadoLibre pays an annual dividend of $0.60 […]

Zacks: Analysts Expect WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) to Announce -$0.15 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect that WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) will report earnings per share of ($0.15) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Eight analysts have provided estimates for WPX Energy’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.11) and the lowest is ($0.25). WPX Energy posted earnings of ($0.17) per share in […]

Atmel (ATML) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.05

Media stories about Atmel (NASDAQ:ATML) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Jiayuan.com International (DATE) versus Twitter (TWTR)

Jiayuan.com International (NASDAQ: DATE) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and earnings. Insider & Institutional Ownership 49.1% of Twitter shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.2% of Twitter […]

Reviewing Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPLP) & International Seaways (INSW)

Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: CPLP) and International Seaways (NYSE:INSW) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and risk. Dividends Capital Product Partners L.P. pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per […]

Endocyte, Inc. (ECYT) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.21 Per Share

Brokerages predict that Endocyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) will post earnings of ($0.21) per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Endocyte’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.23) to ($0.19). Endocyte also reported earnings of ($0.21) per share in the same quarter last year. The firm is expected to report […]

Shire PLC (SHP) Shares Down 0.7%

Shire PLC (LON:SHP)’s share price fell 0.7% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 3,796.50 ($51.19) and last traded at GBX 3,804.50 ($51.29). 1,382,811 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 46% from the average session volume of 2,569,750 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 3,831.50 […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Will Announce Earnings of $1.05 Per Share

Equities analysts forecast that Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) will post earnings of $1.05 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Cognex Corporation’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.08 and the lowest is $1.03. Cognex Corporation posted earnings of $0.61 per share in the same quarter last year, […]

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (GSBC) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.24

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 20th, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.24 per share by the financial services provider on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.88%. Great Southern […]

Campbell Soup (CPB) vs. McCormick & Company, (MKC) Head to Head Analysis

Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB) and McCormick & Company, (NYSE:MKC) are both large-cap consumer staples 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. Dividends Campbell Soup pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and […]

Head-To-Head Contrast: Oxford Lane Capital Corp (OXLC) vs. Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (USA)

Oxford Lane Capital Corp (NASDAQ: OXLC) and Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (NYSE:USA) are both financials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Institutional & Insider Ownership 28.5% of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund shares […]

Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Qorvo (QRVO)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Qorvo (NASDAQ: QRVO) in the last few weeks: 9/17/2017 – Qorvo had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They now have a $86.00 price target on the stock. 9/17/2017 – Qorvo had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts […]

Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 2.33 (Buy) from the three brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Brokers have set a […]

Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B) Price Target Lowered to C$12.50 at National Bank Financial

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSE:CJR.B) had its price target decreased by investment analysts at National Bank Financial from C$13.00 to C$12.50 in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. A number of other research firms also recently commented on CJR.B. Scotiabank reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set […]

Zalando Se (ZLNDY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Zalando Se (NASDAQ:ZLNDY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Zalando SE is an online fashion retailer. The Company offers clothing, sports products, shoes, bags and other accessories for men, women and children. Zalando SE is headquartered in Berlin, […]

Jangada Mines PLC (JAN) Hits New 52-Week Low at $4.38

Jangada Mines PLC (LON:JAN) reached a new 52-week low on Wednesday . The company traded as low as GBX 4.38 ($0.06) and last traded at GBX 4.38 ($0.06), with a volume of 0 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 4.63 ($0.06). Separately, Beaufort Securities started coverage on Jangada Mines PLC in […]

NEXT plc (NXT) Shares Up 1.8%

NEXT plc (LON:NXT) shot up 1.8% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 5,080 ($68.49) and last traded at GBX 5,070 ($68.36). 678,057 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 3% from the average session volume of 656,053 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 4,978 ($67.12). […]

Sysorex Global (INPX) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about Sysorex Global (NASDAQ:INPX) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Reviewing Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY) and Home BancShares (HOMB)

Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ: CVCY) and Home BancShares (NASDAQ:HOMB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Central Valley Community Bancorp and Home BancShares’ net margins, […]

Head-To-Head Review: Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) & AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU)

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) and AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk. Dividends Newmont Mining Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per […]

Analysts Expect Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $301.31 Million

Equities research analysts predict that Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE:SMP) will announce $301.31 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Standard Motor Products’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $294.52 million to $308.10 million. Standard Motor Products posted sales of $300.80 million during the same quarter […]

Blueprint Medicines Corporation (BPMC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ:BPMC)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $79.00 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $64.00. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)’s price target would indicate […]

Wells Fargo & Company Raises Catalent Inc (CTLT) Price Target to $43.00

Catalent Inc (NASDAQ:CTLT) had its target price boosted by equities researchers at Wells Fargo & Company from $39.00 to $43.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 11.05% from […]

Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding (KONE) Earns News Impact Score of 0.02

News articles about Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution Holding (NASDAQ:KONE) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to […]

BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) Reaches New 1-Year High at $54.96

BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) reached a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $54.96 and last traded at $54.99, with a volume of 112,225 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $54.53. BWXT has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut […]

Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (ERI) Hits New 1-Year High at $25.58

Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERI) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $25.58 and last traded at $25.55, with a volume of 535,284 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $25.30. ERI has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub cut Eldorado […]

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus

Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at Stifel Nicolaus in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $163.00 price objective on the software company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 4.09% from the stock’s current price. A number of […]

Contrasting Alaska Air Group (ALK) & US Airways Group (LCC)

Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) and US Airways Group (NYSE:LCC) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Alaska […]

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NLS) versus Its Rivals Critical Survey

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE: NLS) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Personal Products” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Risk & Volatility Nautilus […]

Comparing Multi-Fineline Electronix (MFLX) & Skyworks Solutions (SWKS)

Multi-Fineline Electronix (NASDAQ: MFLX) and Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS) are both technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and earnings. Volatility & Risk Multi-Fineline Electronix has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price […]

Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) Earns “Buy” Rating from Robert W. Baird

Nutanix Inc. (NASDAQ:NTNX)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Robert W. Baird in a report issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $28.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. Robert W. Baird’s target price points to a potential upside of 27.27% from the stock’s previous close. NTNX has been the […]

TEGNA Inc. (TGNA) Rating Reiterated by FBR & Co

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE:TGNA)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by stock analysts at FBR & Co in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $15.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co’s target price suggests a potential upside of 21.16% from the stock’s current price. Several other equities research analysts […]

-$0.14 EPS Expected for Westport Fuel Systems Inc (WPRT) This Quarter

Analysts expect that Westport Fuel Systems Inc (NASDAQ:WPRT) (TSE:WPT) will post earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.14) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for Westport Fuel Systems’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.09) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.18). Westport Fuel Systems also […]

Chanticleer Holdings (HOTR) Earning Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Headlines about Chanticleer Holdings (NASDAQ:HOTR) have been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 to one […]

B.O.S. Better Online Solutions (BOSC) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.21

Media coverage about B.O.S. Better Online Solutions (NASDAQ:BOSC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring 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 […]

FY2019 Earnings Forecast for Quality Systems, Inc. Issued By William Blair (QSII)

Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) – Stock analysts at William Blair dropped their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Quality Systems in a research note issued on Friday. William Blair analyst J. Garro now forecasts that the company will earn $0.59 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $0.66. Quality […]

Endurance Specialty Holdings (ENH) versus Its Rivals Head-To-Head Comparison

Endurance Specialty Holdings (NYSE: ENH) is one of 92 publicly-traded companies in the “Property & Casualty Insurance” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Endurance Specialty Holdings to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership. Volatility & […]

Upland Software, Inc. (UPLD) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Strong Sell”

Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Upland Software Inc. is a provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software that helps organizations to plan, manage and execute projects and work. It […]

Reviewing Cosi (COSI) & Noble Roman’s (NROM)

Cosi (NASDAQ: COSI) and Noble Roman’s (OTCMKTS:NROM) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Cosi and Noble Roman’s’ net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Analyzing KMG Chemicals (KMG) & Minerals Technologies (MTX)

KMG Chemicals (NYSE: KMG) and Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for KMG […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.51 Billion

Equities analysts expect AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) to announce sales of $1.51 billion for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for AK Steel Holding Corporation’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $1.52 billion and the lowest is $1.50 billion. AK Steel Holding Corporation reported sales of $1.45 billion during […]

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Holdings Reduced by Cornerstone Advisors Inc.

Cornerstone Advisors Inc. decreased its holdings in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,517 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 50 shares during the quarter. Alphabet makes up approximately 0.8% of Cornerstone […]

Clarkston Capital Partners LLC Has $291,000 Position in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD)

Clarkston Capital Partners LLC trimmed its holdings in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) by 4.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,900 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after selling 94 shares during the period. Clarkston Capital Partners […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Shares Sold by Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL

Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL cut its stake in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) by 81.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 39,023 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after selling 171,472 shares during the quarter. Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Raises Holdings in Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (BKFS)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:BKFS) by 34.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,949 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,069 shares during the period. […]

Swift Transportation (SWFT) and Its Rivals Head-To-Head Analysis

Swift Transportation (NYSE: SWFT) is one of 28 public companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Swift Transportation to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends. Insider and Institutional Ownership 74.9% of […]

Comparing Halcon Resources Corporation (HK) & North Atlantic Drilling (NADL)

Halcon Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK) and North Atlantic Drilling (NYSE:NADL) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 91.6% of Halcon Resources Corporation shares are owned […]

Momo (MOMO) – Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Momo (NASDAQ: MOMO) in the last few weeks: 9/13/2017 – Momo was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $42.17 price target on the stock. 9/6/2017 – Momo was upgraded by analysts at […]

Arvest Bank Trust Division Has $22.06 Million Stake in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW)

Arvest Bank Trust Division raised its holdings in shares of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 284,475 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,245 shares during the quarter. Lowe’s […]

Cullinan Associates Inc. Lowers Stake in Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

Cullinan Associates Inc. reduced its position in shares of Automatic Data Processing (NYSE:ADP) by 5.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 54,540 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 2,900 shares during the quarter. Cullinan Associates Inc.’s holdings in Automatic Data Processing were […]