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Blue Hills Bancorp (BHBK) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.09

News coverage about Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Haverty Furniture Companies (HVT) Share Price

Press coverage about Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Veritiv Corporation (VRTV) Stock Price

Press coverage about Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

United Community Financial Corp. (UCFC) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.04

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.04 per share by the savings and loans company on Friday, November 17th. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.68%. The […]

SLM Corporation (SLM) Issues Earnings Results

SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The credit services provider reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17, Briefing.com reports. The business had revenue of $282.06 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $282.02 million. SLM Corporation had a return on equity of 16.31% […]

Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (CDR) Announces $0.05 Quarterly Dividend

Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CDR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 10th will be given a dividend of 0.05 per share by the real estate investment trust on Monday, November 20th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend […]

Brokerages Set Boralex Inc. (BLX) Price Target at $24.21

Boralex Inc. (TSE:BLX) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$24.21. BLX […]

Resonant (RESN) & Plexus Corp. (PLXS) Critical Contrast

Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS) and Resonant (NASDAQ:RESN) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for […]

Analyzing Enterprise Financial Services Corporation (EFSC) & Its Peers

Enterprise Financial Services Corporation (NASDAQ: EFSC) is one of 207 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Enterprise Financial Services Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability. Insider and Institutional Ownership […]

Critical Survey: JD.com (JD) and Cnova NV (CNV)

JD.com (NASDAQ: JD) and Cnova NV (NASDAQ:CNV) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares JD.com and Cnova NV’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Alcentra Capital Corp. (ABDC) Hits New 12-Month Low at $10.19

Alcentra Capital Corp. (NASDAQ:ABDC) shares reached a new 52-week low on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $10.19 and last traded at $10.23, with a volume of 46,247 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.39. Several research analysts have commented on ABDC shares. Raymond James Financial, Inc. downgraded Alcentra Capital Corp. from […]

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) Issues Earnings Results

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) released its earnings results on Wednesday. The industrial products company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.02 by ($0.12), Briefing.com reports. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation had a return on equity of 11.71% and a net margin of 5.87%. The company had revenue of $332.80 […]

Gamestop Corporation (GME) Receives $25.66 Average Price Target from Analysts

Gamestop Corporation (NYSE:GME) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eighteen analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have given a hold recommendation, seven have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on […]

Comparing Equity Commonwealth (EQC) and City Office REIT (CIO)

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) and City Office REIT (NYSE:CIO) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 94.1% of Equity Commonwealth shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Bel Fuse (BELFB) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head Contrast

Bel Fuse (NASDAQ: BELFB) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Electronic Component” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Bel Fuse to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Dividends Bel Fuse pays an annual […]

Avangrid, Inc. (AGR) Receives $46.38 Consensus PT from Analysts

Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE:AGR) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued […]

Sprint Corporation (S) Downgraded to Neutral at Macquarie

Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) was downgraded by investment analysts at Macquarie from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Sprint Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.50 […]

Barnes & Noble (BKS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Media stories about Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to […]

Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NLS) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Media headlines about Nautilus Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:NLS) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Xcerra Corporation (XCRA) Share Price

News articles about Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest […]

Brokerages Anticipate Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. (APEN) to Announce -$0.40 EPS

Brokerages predict that Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEN) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.40) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Apollo Endosurgery’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.46) to ($0.32). The firm is expected to announce its next earnings report on Tuesday, November 7th. According to Zacks, analysts […]

Contrasting Transgenomic (PRPO) & Asterias Biotherapeutics (AST)

Transgenomic (NASDAQ: PRPO) and Asterias Biotherapeutics (NYSE:AST) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Transgenomic and Asterias Biotherapeutics’ gross revenue, earnings per share […]

Financial Analysis: R1 RCM (RCM) vs. LHC Group (LHCG)

R1 RCM (NYSE: RCM) and LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Earnings & Valuation This table compares R1 RCM and LHC Group’s gross revenue, earnings per […]

Hess Midstream Partners LP (HESM) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Hess Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:HESM) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades ArcBest Corporation (ARCB) to Hold

ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “ArcBest Corporation provides freight transportation services and solutions. The company’s Freight Transportation segment offers transportation of general commodities; motor carrier freight transportation services; business-to-business […]

Sanofi (SNY) and Its Rivals Head to Head Contrast

Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) is one of 115 publicly-traded companies in the “Pharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Sanofi to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk. Insider and Institutional Ownership 9.3% of Sanofi shares are held by […]

Contrasting PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (PFLT) and Hercules Capital (HTGC)

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital (NASDAQ: PFLT) and Hercules Capital (NYSE:HTGC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Volatility and Risk PennantPark Floating Rate Capital has a beta of 0.58, meaning […]

Calfrac Well Services Ltd (CFW) Shares Down 3.5%

Calfrac Well Services Ltd (TSE:CFW)’s share price dropped 3.5% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as C$4.62 and last traded at C$4.63. Approximately 163,704 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 76% from the average daily volume of 686,505 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$4.80. CFW has been […]

TransGlobe Energy Co. (TGL) Trading Down 3.5%

TransGlobe Energy Co. (TSE:TGL) (NYSE:TGA)’s share price dropped 3.5% on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as C$1.92 and last traded at C$1.92. Approximately 11,200 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 86% from the average daily volume of 79,610 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$1.99. Separately, Scotiabank restated a “sector […]

Endeavour Silver Corp (EDR) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Endeavour Silver Corp (TSE:EDR) (NYSE:EXK) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three equities research 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 […]

Green Plains Partners (GPP) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.14

Media headlines about Green Plains Partners (NASDAQ:GPP) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media 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 one, with scores […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) Stock Price

News articles about First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

ConvaTec Group PLC (CTEC) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of ConvaTec Group PLC (LON: CTEC) recently: 10/18/2017 – ConvaTec Group PLC was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a “reduce” rating. They now have a GBX 180 ($2.39) price target on the stock. 10/17/2017 – ConvaTec Group PLC had […]

Analyzing LGI Homes (LGIH) & Brookfield Residential Properties (BRP)

LGI Homes (NASDAQ: LGIH) and Brookfield Residential Properties (NYSE:BRP) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares LGI Homes and Brookfield Residential Properties’ revenue, earnings […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact SciClone Pharmaceuticals (SCLN) Stock Price

Media stories about SciClone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCLN) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. 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 companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

News articles about Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

CRA International,Inc. (CRAI) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

CRA International,Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) has received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Zacks has also assigned CRA International,Inc. an industry rank of 71 out of 265 based on the […]

Financial Survey: MAG Silver Corp (MAG) and Comstock Mining (LODE)

MAG Silver Corp (NYSE: MAG) and Comstock Mining (NYSE:LODE) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Valuation & Earnings This table compares MAG Silver Corp and Comstock Mining’s […]

National Beverage Corp. (FIZZ) Trading Down 2.3%

National Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:FIZZ)’s share price fell 2.3% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $97.58 and last traded at $99.83. 229,709 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 25% from the average session volume of 306,866 shares. The stock had previously closed at $97.59. Several research firms […]

Cone Midstream Partners LP (CNNX) Reaches New 52-Week Low at $15.50

Cone Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $15.50 and last traded at $15.74, with a volume of 407,677 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $16.25. Several equities research analysts have issued reports on CNNX shares. BidaskClub upgraded […]

First Majestic Silver Corp. (FR) Director Rose Marjorie Co Acquires 2,438 Shares

First Majestic Silver Corp. (TSE:FR) (NYSE:AG) Director Rose Marjorie Co acquired 2,438 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 18th. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$8.50 per share, with a total value of C$20,723.00. Rose Marjorie Co also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, August 15th, […]

Analysts Set British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI) Target Price at $79.00

Shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the ten ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and nine have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers […]

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) Receives $55.50 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-seven research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, thirteen have given a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The […]

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (TGP) & Navigator Holdings (NVGS) Head-To-Head Review

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE: TGP) and Navigator Holdings (NYSE:NVGS) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability. Dividends Teekay LNG Partners L.P. pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per […]

Analyzing Sprague Resources (SRLP) & The Competition

Sprague Resources (NYSE: SRLP) is one of 38 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Sprague Resources to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Profitability This table compares […]

Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Stock Price Up 3.6%

Lithium Americas Corp (TSE:LAC) rose 3.6% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as C$1.76 and last traded at C$1.75. Approximately 1,197,275 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 10% from the average daily volume of 1,327,590 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$1.69. LAC has been the topic of […]

OpGen, Inc. (OPGN) Trading Up -0.8%

Shares of OpGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPGN) were up 0.8% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $0.38 and last traded at $0.37. Approximately 5,898,694 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 252% from the average daily volume of 1,676,740 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.37. A number of analysts […]

Critical Review: Hess Corporation (HES) and Suncor Energy (SU)

Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) and Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations. Volatility & Risk Hess Corporation has a beta of 1.77, indicating that its stock […]

Financial Analysis: Fifth Street Asset Management (FSAM) vs. Its Rivals

Fifth Street Asset Management (NASDAQ: FSAM) is one of 61 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment Management” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Fifth Street Asset Management to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations. Valuation and Earnings This […]

International Seaways (INSW) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.09

Media headlines about International Seaways (NYSE:INSW) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 […]