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SunTrust Banks Comments on Ameren Corp’s Q3 2018 Earnings (AEE)

Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks upped their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Ameren in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, October 17th. SunTrust Banks analyst A. Agha now forecasts that the utilities provider will earn $1.35 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $1.26. […]

Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) posted its earnings results on Wednesday. The bank reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.85, Briefing.com reports. The company had revenue of $152.92 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $153.90 million. Cathay General Bancorp had a net margin of 31.65% […]

Cormark Weighs in on B2Gold Corp.’s Q3 2018 Earnings (BTG)

B2Gold Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:BTG) (TSE:BTO) – Cormark increased their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for B2Gold in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, October 16th. Cormark analyst R. Gray now expects that the basic materials company will post earnings of $0.05 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.04. Shares of […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for EQT Midstream Partners LP Lowered by US Capital Advisors (EQM)

EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM) – US Capital Advisors cut their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for EQT Midstream Partners in a report issued on Wednesday, October 17th. US Capital Advisors analyst C. Crosby now expects that the pipeline company will post earnings of $1.14 per share for the quarter, down from their […]

Seaport Global Securities Comments on HighPoint Resources Corp’s Q3 2018 Earnings (HPR)

HighPoint Resources Corp (NYSE:HPR) – Investment analysts at Seaport Global Securities reduced their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of HighPoint Resources in a report released on Tuesday, October 16th. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Kelly now forecasts that the company will earn $0.07 per share for the quarter, down from their […]

HollyFrontier Corp (HFC) Forecasted to Post Q3 2018 Earnings of $1.78 Per Share

HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) – Jefferies Financial Group issued their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for HollyFrontier in a report issued on Tuesday, October 16th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst C. Sighinolfi forecasts that the oil and gas company will post earnings of $1.78 per share for the quarter. Jefferies Financial Group currently has a […]

US Capital Advisors Weighs in on DCP Midstream LP’s Q3 2018 Earnings (DCP)

DCP Midstream LP (NYSE:DCP) – Research analysts at US Capital Advisors boosted their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for DCP Midstream in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, October 17th. US Capital Advisors analyst B. Followill now anticipates that the pipeline company will post earnings per share of $0.44 for the quarter, […]

The Carlyle Group (CG) Given a $34.00 Price Target by Oppenheimer Analysts

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) received a $34.00 target price from stock analysts at Oppenheimer in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Oppenheimer’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 60.91% from the company’s current price. Oppenheimer also issued estimates […]

Incyte (INCY) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Incyte's Jakafi continues to drive growth propelled by increase in patient demand. Jakafi’s performance is expected to get a further boost with a potential label expansion of the drug. […]

Facebook (FB) Coverage Initiated at Rosenblatt Securities

Analysts at Rosenblatt Securities started coverage on shares of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) in a report issued on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $213.00 price target on the social networking company’s stock. Rosenblatt Securities’ target price indicates a potential upside of 33.61% from the company’s previous close. Other equities analysts […]

Balchem (BCPC) Upgraded at Sidoti

Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) was upgraded by analysts at Sidoti from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage currently has a $127.00 price target on the basic materials company’s stock. Sidoti’s price target indicates a potential upside of 25.98% from the stock’s previous close. BCPC has been […]

Umpqua (UMPQ) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS

Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The bank reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.05, Briefing.com reports. Umpqua had a return on equity of 7.11% and a net margin of 22.53%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned […]

Carnival plc (CCL) Announces Dividend of $0.50

Carnival plc (LON:CCL) announced a dividend on Wednesday, October 17th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 22nd. The official announcement can be seen […]

CBRE Clarion Global Real Estate Incm Fd Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (IGR)

CBRE Clarion Global Real Estate Incm Fd (NYSE:IGR) declared a monthly dividend on Monday, October 1st, NASDAQ reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 22nd will be paid a dividend of 0.05 per share by the closed-end fund on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of […]

E. W. Scripps (SSP) Receives Buy Rating from Benchmark

E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at Benchmark in a report released on Thursday. They presently have a $20.00 price target on the stock. Benchmark’s price objective points to a potential upside of 19.76% from the stock’s current price. SSP has been the subject of a number of […]

Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) Given a $23.00 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group

Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ:MRVL) has been given a $23.00 target price by equities researchers at Goldman Sachs Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Goldman Sachs Group’s price objective points to a potential upside of 21.31% from the […]

W W Grainger (GWW) Rating Reiterated by Longbow Research

W W Grainger (NYSE:GWW)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by research analysts at Longbow Research in a report issued on Wednesday. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on GWW. Macquarie upped their price objective on shares of W W Grainger from $314.00 to $358.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating […]

AK Steel Holding Co. (AKS) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of AK Steel Holding Co. (NYSE:AKS) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and nine have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The […]

Contrasting NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) & ReneSola (SOL)

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) and ReneSola (NYSE:SOL) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. Dividends NXP Semiconductors pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend […]

Asiadigicoin Price Hits $0.0008 (ADCN)

Asiadigicoin (CURRENCY:ADCN) traded 0.2% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on October 18th. During the last week, Asiadigicoin has traded 4% lower against the U.S. dollar. One Asiadigicoin coin can currently be purchased for $0.0008 or 0.00000012 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Asiadigicoin has a market […]

Kurrent (KURT) Hits 24-Hour Trading Volume of $2.00

Kurrent (CURRENCY:KURT) traded down 17% against the dollar during the 1 day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on October 18th. One Kurrent coin can currently be purchased for approximately $0.0021 or 0.00000033 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including CoinExchange and YoBit. In the last seven days, Kurrent has traded 178.6% higher against the dollar. Kurrent […]

SunTrust Banks Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for L3 Technologies Inc (LLL)

L3 Technologies Inc (NYSE:LLL) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks raised their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for shares of L3 Technologies in a report issued on Monday, October 15th. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Ciarmoli now anticipates that the aerospace company will post earnings of $2.85 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast […]

Brokers Issue Forecasts for PolyOne Co.’s Q3 2018 Earnings (POL)

PolyOne Co. (NYSE:POL) – Stock analysts at Seaport Global Securities dropped their Q3 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of PolyOne in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, October 17th. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Harrison now forecasts that the specialty chemicals company will post earnings per share of $0.59 […]

US Capital Advisors Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Summit Midstream Partners LP (SMLP)

Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SMLP) – US Capital Advisors lifted their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Summit Midstream Partners in a report released on Wednesday, October 17th. US Capital Advisors analyst C. Crosby now forecasts that the pipeline company will earn $0.41 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for First Majestic Silver Corp. Lowered by Cormark (FR)

First Majestic Silver Corp. (TSE:FR) (NYSE:AG) – Research analysts at Cormark decreased their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for shares of First Majestic Silver in a research note issued on Tuesday, October 16th. Cormark analyst R. Gray now expects that the mining company will post earnings of ($0.05) per share for the quarter, down from their […]

Iradimed Corp (IRMD) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Iradimed Corp (NASDAQ:IRMD) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six brokerages that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price […]

Valero Energy Co. Expected to Earn Q3 2018 Earnings of $2.00 Per Share (VLO)

Valero Energy Co. (NYSE:VLO) – Research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group issued their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Valero Energy in a report released on Tuesday, October 16th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst C. Sighinolfi anticipates that the oil and gas company will post earnings per share of $2.00 for the quarter. Jefferies Financial […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Sesen Bio (SESN) to Hold

Sesen Bio (NASDAQ:SESN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Sesen Bio Inc. is a late-stage company developing next-generation antibody-drug conjugate therapies for patients with cancer. The company’s product portfolio includes Vicinium(TM) which is in its […]

TCW Group Inc. Cuts Position in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

TCW Group Inc. cut its stake in shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 2.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,549,354 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock after selling 111,897 shares during the quarter. Cisco Systems makes […]

IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) Stake Raised by Highland Capital Management LLC

Highland Capital Management LLC lifted its position in IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) by 81.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,785 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,494 shares during the quarter. Highland Capital Management […]

Facebook, Inc. (FB) Shares Sold by WP Advisors LLC

WP Advisors LLC lessened its stake in shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) by 6.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 34,338 shares of the social networking company’s stock after selling 2,483 shares during the quarter. Facebook comprises about 6.3% of WP […]

Highland Capital Management LLC Buys Shares of 19,485 Dollar General Corp. (DG)

Highland Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund bought 19,485 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,130,000. Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Polen Capital Management LLC grew its stake in […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Exfo (EXFO) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Exfo (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSE:EXF) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report issued on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “EXFO Inc. is a provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. The […]

AAR Corp. (AIR) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 on November 2nd

AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 11th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 22nd will be given a dividend of 0.075 per share by the aerospace company on Friday, November 2nd. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October […]

Brokerages Anticipate Snap-on Incorporated (SNA) Will Announce Earnings of $2.85 Per Share

Brokerages expect Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA) to report $2.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Snap-on’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $2.81 and the highest is $2.88. Snap-on posted earnings of $2.45 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a […]

InteractiveBrokersGroupInc . Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 (IBKR)

InteractiveBrokersGroupInc . (NASDAQ:IBKR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a dividend of 0.10 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. InteractiveBrokersGroupInc . […]

Cellectar Biosciences (CLRB) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cellectar Biosciences (NASDAQ:CLRB) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “Cellectar Biosciences, Inc. is developing agents to detect, treat and monitor a broad spectrum of cancers. It uses a novel phospholipid ether platform technology as a targeted delivery and […]

Analysts Expect Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Will Announce Earnings of $2.00 Per Share

Equities analysts predict that Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) will post earnings per share of $2.00 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have issued estimates for Air Products & Chemicals’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $2.02 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.97. Air […]

Eldorado Gold (EGO) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO) (TSE:ELD) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday. The brokerage currently has $1.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Eldorado Gold is a gold producing and exploration company with gold assets in Brazil […]

OFS CR CO INC/COM to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.17 (OCCI)

OFS CR CO INC/COM (NASDAQ:OCCI) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of 0.167 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend […]

OFS CR CO INC/COM (OCCI) Declares Special Dividend of $0.11

OFS CR CO INC/COM (NASDAQ:OCCI) announced a special dividend on Wednesday, October 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, November 5th will be paid a dividend of 0.113 per share on Friday, November 16th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 2nd. Shares of NASDAQ:OCCI opened at $18.87 on Thursday. […]

IDEX (IEX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

IDEX (NYSE:IEX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “In the past three months, IDEX's shares have underperformed the industry and also look overvalued comparatively. We believe that rising cost of sales and operating expenses can be […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Michael Kors (KORS) to Sell

Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “In the past three months, shares of Michael Kors has not only declined but also underperformed the industry. We note that the company is witnessing soft […]

Investors Buy Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA) on Weakness

Traders purchased shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PTLA) on weakness during trading hours on Tuesday. $20.24 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $16.95 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $3.29 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Portola Pharmaceuticals had the 31st […]

Investors Buy Altria Group (MO) on Weakness

Traders bought shares of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) on weakness during trading hours on Tuesday. $66.29 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $58.63 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $7.66 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Altria Group had the 19th […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Beazer Homes USA (BZH)

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Traders acquired 7,350 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,574% compared to the typical volume of 439 put options. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. […]

Traders Buy Large Volume of Akcea Therapeutics Call Options (AKCA)

Akcea Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:AKCA) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 2,081 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 900% compared to the average daily volume of 208 call options. Several analysts recently issued reports on AKCA shares. ValuEngine upgraded Akcea Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to […]

Discovery Communications Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (DISCA)

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Investors purchased 24,942 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,887% compared to the typical volume of 1,255 call options. Shares of NASDAQ DISCA opened at $33.05 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.84, a current […]

Verity & Verity LLC Has $7.73 Million Position in Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

Verity & Verity LLC lessened its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 1.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 147,028 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,795 shares during the […]

Welch & Forbes LLC Decreases Position in Celgene Co. (CELG)

Welch & Forbes LLC reduced its stake in shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) by 2.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 197,880 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 3,952 shares during the quarter. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings […]