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Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact BioLife Solutions (BLFS) Share Price

Headlines about BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ:BLFS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (RMCF) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.08

Media stories about Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (NASDAQ:RMCF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Second Sight Medical Products (EYES) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.34

Headlines about Second Sight Medical Products (NASDAQ:EYES) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Communications Sales & Leasing,Inc. (UNIT) Trading 5.1% Higher

Communications Sales & Leasing,Inc. (NASDAQ:UNIT) traded up 5.1% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $17.50 and last traded at $17.36. 6,571,900 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 86% from the average session volume of 3,526,300 shares. The stock had previously closed at $16.51. Several equities research […]

Alamo Group, Inc. (ALG) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Alamo Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALG) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Alamo Group Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high quality equipment for right-of-way maintenance and agriculture. Their products include tractor-mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance […]

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the seven analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among […]

Head to Head Contrast: Cardtronics PLC (CATM) vs. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA)

Cardtronics PLC (NASDAQ: CATM) and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE:RBA) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk and earnings. Risk & Volatility Cardtronics PLC has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its […]

Canadian Tire Co. Limited (CTC.A) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Canadian Tire Co. Limited (TSE:CTC.A) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eleven brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have […]

Manhattan Bridge Capital (LOAN) vs. Redwood Trust (RWT) Head-To-Head Review

Manhattan Bridge Capital (NASDAQ: LOAN) and Redwood Trust (NYSE:RWT) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership. Volatility & Risk Manhattan Bridge Capital has a beta of 0.81, meaning that […]

CareDx, Inc. (CDNA) Shares Up 7.5%

CareDx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNA) shares shot up 7.5% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $3.43 and last traded at $3.31. 502,619 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 11% from the average session volume of 451,958 shares. The stock had previously closed at $3.08. A number of brokerages have […]

Allegheny Technologies (ATI) versus Its Rivals Head-To-Head Analysis

Allegheny Technologies (NYSE: ATI) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Allegheny Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares […]

Vinci SA (DG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Vinci SA (EPA:DG) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the fifteen analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have updated […]

Critical Contrast: Lakeland Bancorp (LBAI) vs. Wilshire Bancorp (WIBC)

Lakeland Bancorp (NASDAQ: LBAI) and Wilshire Bancorp (NASDAQ:WIBC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Lakeland Bancorp and Wilshire Bancorp’s top-line revenue, earnings per […]

Mohammad Azab Purchases 10,000 Shares of Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (XENE) Stock

Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:XENE) Director Mohammad Azab acquired 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 22nd. The stock was bought at an average price of $2.95 per share, with a total value of $29,500.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 21,210 shares in the company, valued at $62,569.50. […]

Analyzing EchoStar Corporation (SATS) & The Competition

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is one of 67 public companies in the “Communications & Networking” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare EchoStar Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and earnings. Earnings & Valuation This table […]

American Software, Inc. (AMSWA) Director Sells $104,641.46 in Stock

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) Director Dennis Hogue sold 9,707 shares of American Software stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.78, for a total transaction of $104,641.46. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 15,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately […]

Cardiome Pharma Corporation (CRME) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.09

News headlines about Cardiome Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:CRME) (TSE:COM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest […]

AmeriServ Financial (ASRV) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

News articles about AmeriServ Financial (NASDAQ:ASRV) have trended positive this week, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 to one […]

Comparing MTS Systems (MTSC) & The Competition

MTS Systems (NASDAQ: MTSC) is one of 46 publicly-traded companies in the “Electrical Components & Equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare MTS Systems to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a summary […]

Liberty Property Trust (LPT) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 […]

Analyzing Gaia (GAIA) and Staples (SPLS)

Gaia (NASDAQ: GAIA) and Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings. Dividends Staples pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of […]

Mercantile Bank Corporation (MBWM) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.48 Per Share

Equities research analysts predict that Mercantile Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:MBWM) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.48 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for Mercantile Bank Corporation’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.48 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.47. Mercantile […]

Brokerages Expect Rush Enterprises, Inc. (RUSHA) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.19 Billion

Wall Street brokerages expect that Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUSHA) will post $1.19 billion in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Rush Enterprises’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $1.21 billion and the lowest is $1.18 billion. Rush Enterprises reported sales of $1.10 billion in the […]

Insider Selling: ICF International, Inc. (ICFI) COO Sells 12,887 Shares of Stock

ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI) COO John Wasson sold 12,887 shares of ICF International stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.50, for a total transaction of $676,567.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 66,421 shares of […]

Insider Selling: FedEx Corporation (FDX) EVP Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) EVP Donald F. Colleran sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $220.00, for a total value of $2,200,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 30,499 shares of […]

B2Gold Corp (BTG) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

B2Gold Corp (NYSE:BTG) (TSE:BTO) shares saw strong trading volume on Monday . 8,468,556 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 187% from the previous session’s volume of 2,954,890 shares.The stock last traded at $2.87 and had previously closed at $2.64. A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine […]

Sysorex Global (INPX) Trading 69% Higher

Sysorex Global (NASDAQ:INPX) traded up 69% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $0.38 and last traded at $0.37. 12,933,804 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 1,020% from the average session volume of 1,154,850 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.22. A number of equities research […]

Zacks: Brenntag AG, Muehleim/Ruhr (BNTGY) Receives Average Rating of “Strong Buy” from Brokerages

Brenntag AG, Muehleim/Ruhr (NASDAQ:BNTGY) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Zacks has also assigned Brenntag AG, Muehleim/Ruhr an industry rank of 44 out of […]

Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Receives $4.27 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Windstream Holdings Inc (NYSE:WIN) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective […]

Vivo Ventures Vii, LLC Maintains 6.3% Stake in Codexis, Inc. (CDXS)

Vivo Ventures Vii, LLC revealed that they own 6.3% of Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) in a Form 13G/A disclosure that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, September 25th. The investor owns 3,054,835 shares of the stock worth $17,870,785. The filing is available through EDGAR at this link. Several other hedge funds have […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Apollo Endosurgery (APEN) Share Price

Press coverage about Apollo Endosurgery (NASDAQ:APEN) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Luby’s (LUB) Stock Price

News stories about Luby’s (NYSE:LUB) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Luby’s earned a […]

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Westbury Bancorp (WBB) Stock Price

Media headlines about Westbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:WBB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 closest to one […]

Comparing Constant Contact (CTCT) & Open Text Corporation (OTEX)

Constant Contact (NASDAQ: CTCT) and Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) are both technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation. Profitability This table compares Constant Contact and Open Text Corporation’s net margins, return on […]

Analyzing Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) and Its Competitors

Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE: BCO) is one of 98 publicly-traded companies in the “Business Support Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Brink’s Company (The) to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations. Insider & Institutional Ownership 89.7% […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) (FCCY) to Hold

1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) (NASDAQ:FCCY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “1st Constitution Bancorp occupies an enviable position as one of New Jersey’s few independent community banks. Dramatically improved earnings and growth, a strong capital base, and a […]

Sotherly Hotels (SOHO) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

Headlines about Sotherly Hotels (NASDAQ:SOHO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one […]

MAM Software Group (MAMS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News stories about MAM Software Group (NASDAQ:MAMS) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: MFA Financial (MFA) vs. CYS Investments (CYS)

MFA Financial (NYSE: MFA) and CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares MFA Financial and CYS Investments’ net margins, return on equity and […]

Koppers Holdings (KOP) versus The Competition Critical Analysis

Koppers Holdings (NYSE: KOP) is one of 35 publicly-traded companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Koppers Holdings to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations. Institutional & Insider Ownership 87.9% of […]

Target Corporation (TGT) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.85. Target Corporation also updated its FY18 guidance to $4.34-4.54 EPS. Several brokerages have recently issued reports on TGT. UBS AG reiterated a […]

AveXis (AVXS) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

AveXis (NASDAQ: AVXS) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 9/14/2017 – AveXis is now covered by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $92.00 price target on the stock. 9/7/2017 – AveXis was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a […]

CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.14-2.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.17. CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.33 earnings per […]

Analysts Set Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NMR) Price Target at $6.25

Nomura Holdings Inc ADR (NYSE:NMR) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price […]

Target Corporation (TGT) & Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Financial Analysis

Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) and Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability. Volatility and Risk Target Corporation has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its […]

Contrasting Genesis Energy, L.P. (GEL) and Its Competitors

Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE: GEL) is one of 53 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Genesis Energy, L.P. to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability and dividends. Dividends […]

Pacific American Income Shares Inc. (PAI) Lowered to “Sell” at Stifel Nicolaus

Pacific American Income Shares Inc. (NYSE:PAI) was downgraded by stock analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Monday. Shares of Pacific American Income Shares (NYSE:PAI) traded down 1.37% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $16.57. The stock had a trading volume of 29,608 shares. […]

Vale’s (VALE) “Equal Weight” Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)‘s stock had its “equal weight” rating reiterated by Morgan Stanley in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc upgraded shares of Vale from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price […]

Stewardship Financial Corp (SSFN) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

News headlines about Stewardship Financial Corp (NASDAQ:SSFN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press 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 one, with scores closest to […]

American River Bankshares (AMRB) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.26

News coverage about American River Bankshares (NASDAQ:AMRB) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the […]