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FIG Partners Research Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. (FBNK)

First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBNK) – Research analysts at FIG Partners reduced their FY2017 earnings estimates for First Connecticut Bancorp in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. FIG Partners analyst D. Bishop now forecasts that the bank will post earnings per share of $1.33 for the year, down from their prior forecast of […]

Jefferies Group Research Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their FY2017 earnings estimates for Henry Schein in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Couillard now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $3.63 for the year, down from their prior forecast of $3.64. Jefferies […]

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.19 per share for the quarter. New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.22 earnings per […]

First Northern Community Bancorp (FNRN) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

First Northern Community Bancorp (OTCMKTS:FNRN) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. First Northern Community Bancorp (OTCMKTS:FNRN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The bank reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. First Northern Community Bancorp had a net margin of 20.10% and a return […]

BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for PACCAR Inc. (PCAR)

BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) in a report published on Friday morning. They currently have a $85.00 target price on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on PCAR. BidaskClub cut PACCAR from a buy rating to a hold rating […]

Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Earns Buy Rating from Vertical Research

Vertical Research reiterated their buy rating on shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) in a report issued on Friday morning. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on HON. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a $141.00 price objective (up from $137.00) on shares of Honeywell International in a research […]

Customers Bancorp’s (CUBI) Buy Rating Reiterated at Maxim Group

Maxim Group restated their buy rating on shares of Customers Bancorp, Inc (NYSE:CUBI) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Maxim Group currently has a $50.00 price target on the bank’s stock. “On October 19, CUBI announced its plan for BankMobile: (1) a spinoff of BankMobile to CUBI shareholders; (2) followed by a […]

Financial Review: Midland States Bancorp (MSBI) & Home BancShares (HOMB)

Midland States Bancorp (NASDAQ: MSBI) and Home BancShares (NASDAQ:HOMB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability. Dividends Midland States Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has […]

Torchmark Corporation (TMK) versus Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) Critical Analysis

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) and Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 71.8% of Torchmark Corporation shares are owned by institutional […]

Copa Holdings, S.A. (CPA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $633.37 Million

Equities analysts predict that Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE:CPA) will announce sales of $633.37 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for Copa Holdings,’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $625.12 million and the highest estimate coming in at $649.00 million. Copa Holdings, posted sales of […]

Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Friday. They currently have $33.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “GUARANTY BANCORP is a bank holding company with one wholly owned bank subsidiary, Guaranty Bank and […]

Asanko Gold Inc (AKG) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Asanko Gold Inc (NYSEMKT:AKG) (TSE:AKG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Friday. According to Zacks, “Asanko Gold Inc. is a gold producer with its flagship asset, the Asanko Gold Mine, located in Ghana, West Africa. Asanko Gold Inc., formerly known as […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers IEC Electronics Corp (IEC) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of IEC Electronics Corp (NYSE:IEC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “IEC Electronics Corp. is a full service, ISO 9001 and 9002 certified, contract manufacturer employing state-of-the-art production utilizing both surface mount and pin-through-hole technology. IEC offers its […]

FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Masco Corporation Issued By Jefferies Group (MAS)

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of Masco Corporation in a report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst P. Ng now anticipates that the construction company will post earnings of $1.96 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $1.97. Jefferies Group […]

Concho Resources Inc. (CXO) Given a $150.00 Price Target at KeyCorp

KeyCorp set a $150.00 price objective on Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:CXO) in a report issued on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Concho Resources’ Q1 2018 earnings at $0.34 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.39 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings […]

Northcoast Research Reiterates “Neutral” Rating for Unifirst Corporation (UNF)

Northcoast Research reissued their neutral rating on shares of Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) in a report released on Thursday morning. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for Unifirst Corporation’s Q2 2018 earnings at $1.09 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.37 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.44 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $5.19 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $5.69 […]

Brokers Offer Predictions for Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (PNFP)

Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) – Investment analysts at FIG Partners increased their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners in a report issued on Thursday. FIG Partners analyst B. Martin now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $3.51 for the year, up from […]

Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterates “GBX 4,000” Price Target for Rio Tinto plc (RIO)

Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) has been assigned a GBX 4,000 ($53.15) price objective by equities researchers at Royal Bank Of Canada in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 11.11% from the company’s […]

Head to Head Contrast: Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) & Brixmor Property Group (BRX)

Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE: WRI) and Brixmor Property Group (NYSE:BRX) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares Weingarten Realty Investors and Brixmor Property Group’s net […]

Financial Contrast: Zillow Group (ZG) vs. Forest City Enterprises (FCE-A)

Zillow Group (NASDAQ: ZG) and Forest City Enterprises (NASDAQ:FCE-A) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings. Insider & Institutional Ownership 26.1% of Zillow Group shares are held […]

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (RUSHA) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUSHA) is set to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Rush Enterprises to post earnings of $0.41 per share for the quarter. Rush Enterprises (NASDAQ:RUSHA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, […]

PTC Inc. (PTC) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) will announce its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 25th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.36 per share for the quarter. PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) opened at 60.72 on Monday. PTC Inc. has a 52-week low of $43.10 and a 52-week high of $61.13. The stock’s market […]

Medtronic PLC (MDT) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 10/10/2017 – Medtronic PLC had its price target lowered by analysts at Needham & Company LLC from $95.00 to $94.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 10/10/2017 – Medtronic PLC had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by […]

equinet AG Reiterates “€3.70” Price Target for Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (O2D)

equinet AG set a €3.70 ($4.35) price target on Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (ETR:O2D) in a research note released on Friday. The brokerage currently has a sell rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also issued reports on O2D. Citigroup Inc. set a €5.00 ($5.88) price objective on shares of Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG […]

Krones AG (KRN) Given a €130.00 Price Target at Baader Bank

Baader Bank set a €130.00 ($152.94) target price on Krones AG (ETR:KRN) in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on KRN. S&P Global set a €115.00 ($135.29) price objective on Krones AG and gave the stock a […]

Duerr AG (DUE) Given a €112.00 Price Target by Hauck & Aufhaeuser Analysts

Hauck & Aufhaeuser set a €112.00 ($131.76) price target on Duerr AG (ETR:DUE) in a report released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. DUE has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €68.00 ($80.00) price objective on Duerr […]

Steel Dynamics, Inc. Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $2.62 Per Share (STLD)

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) – Equities research analysts at KeyCorp lifted their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of Steel Dynamics in a report issued on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst P. Gibbs now forecasts that the basic materials company will post earnings per share of $2.62 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $2.52. KeyCorp […]

$3.41 Billion in Sales Expected for V.F. Corporation (VFC) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts expect that V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) will post $3.41 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Sixteen analysts have provided estimates for V.F. Corporation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $3.34 billion to $3.47 billion. V.F. Corporation reported sales of $3.46 billion during the same quarter last year, which would […]

Head-To-Head Review: Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) & Its Competitors

Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC) is one of 576 publicly-traded companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Ares Capital Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Dividends Ares Capital Corporation pays […]

Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp (BKYF) and America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (ATAX) Critical Survey

Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp (NASDAQ: BKYF) and America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ:ATAX) are both financials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and risk. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Bank Of Kentucky […]

XL Group Ltd. (XL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.78 per share for the quarter. XL Group (NYSE:XL) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The insurance provider reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, topping […]

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Texas Instruments to post earnings of $1.12 per share for the quarter. Texas Instruments has set its Q3 guidance at $1.04-1.18 EPS. Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July […]

Man Group PLC (MNGPY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Man Group PLC (OTCMKTS:MNGPY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Friday morning. They currently have $2.75 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Man Group plc is in alternative investment management business. It provides investment management services […]

Summit Midstream Partners, LP (SMLP) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Saturday. The firm currently has a $23.00 target price on the pipeline company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would suggest a potential upside of 10.31% from the stock’s previous […]

BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS) Earns “Hold” Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated their hold rating on shares of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) in a research report report published on Friday. They currently have a $33.00 price target on the bank’s stock. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on BXS. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BancorpSouth from a hold rating […]

Danone SA (BN) PT Set at €74.00 by S&P Global

S&P Global set a €74.00 ($87.06) target price on Danone SA (EPA:BN) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on BN. Kepler Capital Markets set a €80.00 ($94.12) price target on Danone SA […]

DZ Bank AG Reaffirms Buy Rating for Deutz Ag (DEZ)

DZ Bank AG reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Deutz Ag (ETR:DEZ) in a research note published on Friday. A number of other brokerages have also commented on DEZ. Kepler Capital Markets set a €8.00 ($9.41) target price on Deutz Ag and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, […]

Baader Bank Reiterates €58.00 Price Target for Bechtle AG (BC8)

Baader Bank set a €58.00 ($68.24) target price on Bechtle AG (ETR:BC8) in a research report report published on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other research firms also recently commented on BC8. Independent Research GmbH set a €60.00 ($70.59) price objective on Bechtle AG and gave […]

Credit Suisse Group Lowers Iwg Plc (IWG) to Neutral

Iwg Plc (LON:IWG) was downgraded by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 250 ($3.32) price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of GBX 435 ($5.78). Credit Suisse Group’s price objective would indicate a potential upside […]

FY2017 EPS Estimates for Verso Corporation Lifted by Analyst (VRS)

Verso Corporation (NYSE:VRS) – Equities research analysts at BWS Financial increased their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of Verso Corporation in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. BWS Financial analyst H. Khorsand now expects that the basic materials company will post earnings of ($0.29) per share for the year, up from […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: Comerica (CMA) & Valley National Bancorp (VLY)

Comerica (NYSE: CMA) and Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Comerica […]

Smart Sand (SND) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Smart Sand (NYSE: SND) recently: 10/18/2017 – Smart Sand was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. 10/13/2017 – Smart Sand had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have […]

Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. (CUBN) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUBN) will post its Q2 2017 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. (CUBN) opened at 24.36 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $191.74 million, a PE ratio of 22.15 and a beta of 0.44. Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. has a 52 week low […]

Innophos Holdings (IPHS) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Review

Innophos Holdings (NASDAQ: IPHS) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Innophos Holdings to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Innophos Holdings […]

Essendant Inc. (ESND) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ:ESND) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, October 25th. Analysts expect Essendant to post earnings of $0.43 per share for the quarter. Essendant (NASDAQ:ESND) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the […]

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates “$14.00” Price Target for Encana Corporation (ECA)

BMO Capital Markets set a $14.00 price objective on Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) in a research note published on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. UBS AG upgraded Encana Corporation from an outperform […]

Public Storage’s (PSA) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC reissued their hold rating on shares of Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Barclays PLC currently has a $207.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Bank of America Corporation reduced their target price on […]

Scotiabank Analysts Give Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) a $41.00 Price Target

Scotiabank set a $41.00 price target on Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) in a report published on Thursday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. OIS has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Oil States International from an overweight […]

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (MPVD) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (NASDAQ:MPVD) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. Diamonds is a diamond exploration and development company. It has properties located in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Mountain Province Diamonds Inc., formerly […]

Jefferies Group Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Ardmore Shipping Corporation (ASC)

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE:ASC) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group raised their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Ardmore Shipping Corporation in a report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Mavrinac now forecasts that the shipping company will post earnings per share of ($0.12) for the quarter, up from their […]