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Upland Software (UPLD) & AppFolio (APPF) Critical Contrast

Upland Software (NASDAQ: UPLD) and AppFolio (NASDAQ:APPF) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and profitability. Risk and Volatility Upland Software has a beta of 0.53, meaning that its […]

Rockwell Automation (ROK) & Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI) Head to Head Comparison

Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) and Hollysys Automation Technologies (NASDAQ:HOLI) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings. Profitability This table compares Rockwell Automation and Hollysys Automation Technologies’ net margins, return […]

Brokerages Anticipate CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) to Post $0.67 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) to announce $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates for CDK Global’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.65 to $0.68. CDK Global posted earnings per share of $0.60 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a […]

Syntel, Inc. (SYNT) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume on Better-Than-Expected Earnings

Shares of Syntel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNT) saw an uptick in trading volume on Tuesday following a better than expected earnings announcement. 3,549,582 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 840% from the previous session’s volume of 377,616 shares.The stock last traded at $24.30 and had previously closed at $19.10. The information technology services provider […]

Quidel Corporation (QDEL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

News coverage about Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) 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 most […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact NOW (DNOW) Stock Price

News coverage about NOW (NYSE:DNOW) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing 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 scores nearest to one […]

CEVA, Inc. (CEVA) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEVA) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings […]

Weekly Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP)

Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 10/17/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies was downgraded by analysts at OTR Global to a “positive” rating. 10/10/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies had its price target raised by analysts at Stephens from $115.00 to $122.00. They […]

First Quantum Minerals Limited (FM) Shares Down 4.1%

Shares of First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM) traded down 4.1% on Tuesday . The company traded as low as C$15.15 and last traded at C$15.19. 1,843,869 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 29% from the average session volume of 2,613,970 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$15.84. A number of research […]

Select Comfort Corporation (SCSS) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.30-1.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.39. Several analysts have commented on SCSS shares. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $38.00 target price on shares of Select Comfort […]

Volcano Corp (VOLC) vs. Luna Innovations (LUNA) Head-To-Head Analysis

Volcano Corp (NASDAQ: VOLC) and Luna Innovations (NASDAQ:LUNA) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 10.0% of Luna Innovations shares are held by institutional investors. 13.0% […]

Installed Building Products (IBP) and TopBuild Corp. (BLD) Head-To-Head Comparison

Installed Building Products (NYSE: IBP) and TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends. Profitability This table compares Installed Building Products and TopBuild Corp.’s net margins, return […]

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (BWP) Receives $23.67 Average Price Target from Analysts

Shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE:BWP) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

Cree, Inc. (CREE) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The LED producer reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.04, RTT News reports. The business had revenue of $360.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $360.01 million. Cree had a negative return on equity of […]

CBL & Associates Properties (CBL) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about CBL & Associates Properties (NYSE:CBL) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media 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 nearest to […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Plantronics (PLT) Share Price

News headlines about Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

INSCAPE Co. (INQ) Shares Down 5.9%

INSCAPE Co. (TSE:INQ) shares dropped 5.9% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as C$3.20 and last traded at C$3.20. Approximately 400 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 92% from the average daily volume of 4,735 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$3.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average […]

Acasta Enterprises Inc (AEF) Stock Price Up 6.7%

Acasta Enterprises Inc (TSE:AEF)’s share price rose 6.7% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as C$5.74 and last traded at C$5.74. Approximately 4,800 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 81% from the average daily volume of 25,302 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$5.38. The firm’s market cap is […]

Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Updates for J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT)

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ: JBHT) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 10/16/2017 – J.B. Hunt Transport Services was downgraded by analysts at Cowen and Company from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating. They now have a $101.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $102.00. […]

Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for FMC Technologies (FTI)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for FMC Technologies (NYSE: FTI): 10/7/2017 – FMC Technologies was given a new $45.00 price target on by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 10/6/2017 – FMC Technologies was given a new $32.00 price target on […]

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) recently: 10/11/2017 – Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $28.00 to $30.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. 10/10/2017 – Cabot […]

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Declares Dividend Increase – $0.19 Per Share

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 17th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of 0.19 per share by the business services provider on Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.40%. This is an […]

Caseys General Stores, Inc. (CASY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Caseys General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have issued a hold recommendation, four have assigned a buy recommendation and one has issued a […]

Reviewing Pedevco Corp (PED) and EQT GP Holdings, (EQGP)

EQT GP Holdings, (NYSE: EQGP) and Pedevco Corp (NYSE:PED) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends. Profitability This table compares EQT GP Holdings, and Pedevco Corp’s net margins, return on […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) vs. The Competition

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) is one of 44 public companies in the “Aerospace & Defense” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Lockheed Martin Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Earnings & Valuation This table […]

Research Analysts’ Upgrades for October, 17th (ANY, ARCX, ARII, ARKAY, ASUR, ASYS, ATEN, BCOV, BHVN, BSFT)

Research Analysts’ upgrades for Tuesday, October 17th: Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ:ANY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Sphere 3D Corporation is a virtualization technology solution provider. The Company is engaged in the development, and sale of Sphere 3D’s Glassware 2.0 ultra-thin client […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Innospec (IOSP) Stock Price

News headlines about Innospec (NASDAQ:IOSP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing 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 closest to one being […]

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd (BHVN) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research

Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd (NASDAQ:BHVN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the identification and development of orphan neurologic indications and other neurological pathways. […]

Global Net Lease (GNL) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media coverage about Global Net Lease (NYSE:GNL) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press 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 nearest […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Arc Logistic Partners LP (ARCX) to “Hold”

Arc Logistic Partners LP (NYSE:ARCX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Arc Logistics Partners LP is principally engaged in the terminalling, storage, throughput and transloading of crude oil and petroleum products. It owns, operates, develops […]

IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP) Hits New 1-Year High at $199.76

IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) shares reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $199.76 and last traded at $199.89, with a volume of 299,803 shares. The stock had previously closed at $198.69. Several research firms have weighed in on IPGP. Zacks Investment Research lowered IPG Photonics Corporation from a […]

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Shares Gap Up to $1.86

Shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) gapped up before the market opened on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $1.92, but opened at $1.86. Rite Aid Corporation shares last traded at $1.89, with a volume of 11,652,462 shares trading hands. Several analysts have commented on the stock. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” […]

PURE Bioscience (PURE) and Ashland Global Holdings (ASH) Head to Head Analysis

PURE Bioscience (OTCMKTS: PURE) and Ashland Global Holdings (NYSE:ASH) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 0.3% of PURE Bioscience shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Hostess Brands (TWNK) Receives $16.88 Consensus PT from Analysts

Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the ten research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation, five have issued a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to […]

Costamare (CMRE) vs. Its Rivals Head-To-Head Review

Costamare (NYSE: CMRE) is one of 24 publicly-traded companies in the “Deep Sea Freight” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Costamare to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 27.0% of Costamare […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Fortive Corporation (FTV) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.66 Billion

Brokerages predict that Fortive Corporation (NYSE:FTV) will report sales of $1.66 billion for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Eight analysts have made estimates for Fortive Corporation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.64 billion to $1.68 billion. Fortive Corporation reported sales of $1.57 billion in the same quarter last year, which indicates a […]

Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Express Scripts Holding (ESRX)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ: ESRX) in the last few weeks: 10/16/2017 – Express Scripts Holding was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $64.00 price target on the stock. According to […]

Analysts Expect Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $233.50 Million

Brokerages forecast that Mitel Networks Corporation (NASDAQ:MITL) (TSE:MNW) will report $233.50 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Mitel Networks Corporation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $230.00 million to $237.00 million. Mitel Networks Corporation reported sales of $279.80 million during the same quarter last year, which would […]

Financial Survey: Swift Transportation (SWFT) and Its Competitors

Swift Transportation (NYSE: SWFT) is one of 28 public companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Swift Transportation to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares […]

Reviewing Zoe’s Kitchen (ZOES) and Chuy’s Holdings (CHUY)

Zoe’s Kitchen (NYSE: ZOES) and Chuy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Zoe’s Kitchen and Chuy’s Holdings’ gross revenue, earnings […]

Alacer Gold Corp (ASR) Stock Price Up 2.3%

Alacer Gold Corp (TSE:ASR)’s share price rose 2.3% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as C$2.27 and last traded at C$2.25. Approximately 210,833 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 57% from the average daily volume of 485,961 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$2.20. ASR has been the subject of […]

Organovo Holdings, Inc. (ONVO) Stock Price Down 2.4%

Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONVO) shares dropped 2.4% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $1.46 and last traded at $1.52. Approximately 1,253,971 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 19% from the average daily volume of 1,053,680 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.48. ONVO has been […]

Insider Selling: AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AB) COO Sells 5,659 Shares of Stock

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE:AB) COO James A. Gingrich sold 5,659 shares of AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total value of $141,475.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed […]

Otis Gold Corp (OOO) Director Sells C$10,440.00 in Stock

Otis Gold Corp (TSE:OOO) Director Sean Mitchell sold 36,000 shares of Otis Gold Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$0.29, for a total value of C$10,440.00. WARNING: This piece was reported by [[site]] and is the sole property of of [[site]]. […]

Triumph Group (TGI) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.21

News coverage about Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Impax Laboratories (IPXL) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ:IPXL) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. 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 public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to […]

B2Gold Corp. (BTO) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

B2Gold Corp. (TSE:BTO) (NYSE:BTG) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is C$5.16. Several research […]

Ecolab (ECL) versus Innospec (IOSP) Head to Head Review

Ecolab (NYSE: ECL) and Innospec (NASDAQ:IOSP) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Ecolab and Innospec’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and […]

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) Receives $26.00 Average PT from Brokerages

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, one has given a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. […]

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) versus Streamline Health Solutions (STRM) Head-To-Head Comparison

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) and Streamline Health Solutions (NASDAQ:STRM) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings and Streamline […]