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Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (FFA) Stock Price

Media headlines about First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) have trended positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing 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 […]

Darling Ingredients Inc. (DAR) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE:DAR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Darling Ingredients Inc. is a provider of rendering, cooking oil and bakery waste recycling and recovery solutions. It collects and transforms all aspects of animal by-product streams into […]

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (AIMT) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which is engaged in the development of desensitization treatments for peanut and other food allergies. The […]

NovoCure Limited (NVCR) Shares Down 10.3%

NovoCure Limited (NASDAQ:NVCR)’s share price dropped 10.3% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $16.10 and last traded at $17.98. Approximately 1,273,341 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 38% from the average daily volume of 921,709 shares. The stock had previously closed at $16.30. NVCR has been the subject […]

Andeavor Logistics LP (ANDX) Receives $59.80 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Andeavor Logistics LP (NASDAQ:ANDX) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month […]

ExlService Holdings, Inc. (EXLS) CEO Sells $235,661.42 in Stock

ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) CEO Rohit Kapoor sold 3,929 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.98, for a total value of $235,661.42. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Rohit […]

Analysts Set Qorvo Inc (QRVO) Price Target at $73.39

Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ:QRVO) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-eight brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, twelve have issued a hold recommendation and twelve have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective […]

Bonterra Energy Corp (BNE) Insider Acquires C$71,050.00 in Stock

Bonterra Energy Corp (TSE:BNE) insider George Frederick Fink bought 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of C$14.21 per share, for a total transaction of C$71,050.00. George Frederick Fink also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, October 12th, […]

Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Fortum Oyj (FORTUM)

Fortum Oyj (HEL: FORTUM) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 10/6/2017 – Fortum Oyj was given a new €17.50 ($20.59) price target on by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. 10/2/2017 – Fortum Oyj was given a new […]

MannKind Corporation (MNKD) Shares Gap Up After Insider Buying Activity

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD)’s share price gapped up before the market opened on Monday following insider buying activity. The stock had previously closed at $5.06, but opened at $5.28. MannKind Corporation shares last traded at $5.42, with a volume of 10,122,415 shares changing hands. Specifically, Director Kent Kresa acquired 166,600 shares of the business’s stock in […]

MINDBODY, Inc. (MB) Major Shareholder Acquires $2,320,464.90 in Stock

MINDBODY, Inc. (NASDAQ:MB) major shareholder Luxor Capital Group, Lp bought 83,022 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $27.95 per share, with a total value of $2,320,464.90. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which […]

Insider Selling: Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) President Sells 40,000 Shares of Stock

Nutanix Inc. (NASDAQ:NTNX) President Sudheesh Nair Vadakkedath sold 40,000 shares of Nutanix stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.57, for a total transaction of $1,062,800.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Sudheesh Nair […]

Peoples Bancorp Inc. (PEBO) Receives $33.50 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

Shares of Peoples Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:PEBO) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The […]

VTG AG (VT9) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of VTG AG (ETR:VT9) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that […]

ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (BIB) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NASDAQ:BIB) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press 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 negative one to positive one, with […]

Analysts Set Bio-Techne Corp (TECH) Target Price at $126.33

Shares of Bio-Techne Corp (NASDAQ:TECH) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have […]

Concordia International Corp (CXR) Stock Price Down 5.6%

Concordia International Corp (TSE:CXR) (NASDAQ:CXRX) traded down 5.6% on Monday . The stock traded as low as C$1.32 and last traded at C$1.36. 198,258 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 61% from the average session volume of 123,395 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$1.44. The company’s market capitalization is $67.51 […]

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (AUPH) Trading Up -3.7%

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AUPH) (TSE:AUP) shares were up 3.7% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $7.60 and last traded at $6.83. Approximately 1,594,981 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 21% from the average daily volume of 1,318,180 shares. The stock had previously closed at $7.09. Several research analysts have […]

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (FET) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FET) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday. The brokerage presently has a $16.00 target price on the oil and gas company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would indicate a potential upside of 13.88% from the stock’s […]

Kosmos Energy (KOS) – Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS): 10/11/2017 – Kosmos Energy was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Kosmos Energy Ltd. operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on under-explored […]

Contrasting TransUnion (TRU) and Its Peers

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Professional Information Services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare TransUnion to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation. Risk & Volatility TransUnion has a beta of 0.58, […]

Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA – (JRONY) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.42 Per Share

Analysts predict that Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA – (NASDAQ:JRONY) will post $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA -‘s earnings. Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA – reported earnings per share of $0.45 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative […]

Celanese Corporation (CE) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS

Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) announced its earnings results on Monday. The basic materials company reported $1.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.92 by $0.01, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Celanese Corporation had a net margin of 14.89% and a return on equity of 31.23%. The firm had revenue of $1.57 billion for the […]

Fortis Inc. (FTS) Declares Dividend Increase – $0.34 Per Share

Fortis Inc. (NYSE:FTS) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 16th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 20th will be given a dividend of 0.3396 per share by the utilities provider on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date of […]

Western Gas Equity Partners LP (WGP) to Issue Dividend Increase – $0.54 Per Share

Western Gas Equity Partners LP (NYSE:WGP) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 16th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of 0.5375 per share by the pipeline company on Wednesday, November 22nd. This represents a $2.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of […]

Cone Midstream Partners LP (CNNX) Receives $23.29 Average Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Cone Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. […]

Apigee Corp (APIC) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

News headlines about Apigee Corp (NASDAQ:APIC) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media 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 positive one, with scores closest to one […]

Ambarella (AMBA) versus Micron Technology (MU) Head to Head Contrast

Ambarella (NASDAQ: AMBA) and Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 57.1% of Ambarella shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.3% of […]

Humana (HUM) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head Survey

Humana (NYSE: HUM) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Managed Health Care” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Humana to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends. Profitability This table compares Humana and its […]

Steinhoff International Holdings NV (SNH) Receives €5.11 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of Steinhoff International Holdings NV (ETR:SNH) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

IDEX Corporation (IEX) Issues Q4 Earnings Guidance

IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.06-1.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.06. IDEX Corporation also updated its FY17 guidance to $4.25-4.27 EPS. IDEX Corporation (NYSE IEX) traded up 0.43% on Monday, reaching […]

BMO Capital Markets Initiates Coverage on Cigna Corporation (CI)

Equities research analysts at BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) in a report released on Monday. The firm set a “market perform” rating on the health services provider’s stock. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on CI. Zacks Investment Research raised Cigna Corporation from a “hold” rating […]

Manulife Financial Corp. (MFC) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC) (NYSE:MFC) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that […]

New Mountain Finance Corporation (NMFC) vs. KCAP Financial (KCAP) Critical Survey

New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE: NMFC) and KCAP Financial (NASDAQ:KCAP) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings for New Mountain Finance […]

COUPA SOFTWARE (COUP) & Its Peers Critical Analysis

COUPA SOFTWARE (NASDAQ: COUP) is one of 118 public companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare COUPA SOFTWARE to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends. Profitability This table compares COUPA SOFTWARE and its peers’ […]

Kingfisher plc (KGF) Stock Price Down 1.1%

Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF)’s share price was down 1.1% on Monday . The stock traded as low as GBX 303.01 ($4.03) and last traded at GBX 306 ($4.07). Approximately 9,418,344 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 3% from the average daily volume of 9,747,540 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 309.30 […]

Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR) Sets New 1-Year High at $85.68

Restaurant Brands International Inc (TSE:QSR) (NYSE:QSR)’s share price hit a new 52-week high on Monday . The stock traded as high as C$85.68 and last traded at C$83.72, with a volume of 285,600 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at C$82.71. Separately, CSFB raised Restaurant Brands International from a “neutral” rating to an […]

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at Jefferies Group LLC in a research report issued on Monday. They currently have a $42.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price suggests a potential upside of 0.53% from the company’s previous close. Jefferies Group also issued […]

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (TNP) Receives Buy Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd (NYSE:TNP)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC in a report issued on Monday. They presently have a $6.00 price target on the shipping company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target suggests a potential upside of 29.03% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts […]

Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Buy Rating for Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a $160.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target points to a potential upside of 17.04% from the company’s previous close. A number […]

Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.56-3.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.60. Equity Lifestyle Properties also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.84-0.90 EPS. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks […]

Reviewing Legg Mason (LM) & Its Competitors

Legg Mason (NYSE: LM) is one of 55 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment Management & Fund Operators” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Legg Mason to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, valuation and profitability. Profitability This table compares Legg […]

Avangrid (AGR) vs. NiSource (NI) Head-To-Head Comparison

Avangrid (NYSE: AGR) and NiSource (NYSE:NI) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares Avangrid and NiSource’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. […]

Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Banco Santander-Chile (NASDAQ:BSAC) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average […]

Cervus Equipment Corp (CERV) Receives C$14.35 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Cervus Equipment Corp (TSE:CERV) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have […]

Jackpotjoy PLC (JPJ) Reaches New 52-Week High at $825.00

Jackpotjoy PLC (LON:JPJ) reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The company traded as high as GBX 825 ($10.96) and last traded at GBX 817 ($10.86), with a volume of 180,386 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 809 ($10.75). A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the […]

Man Group Plc (EMG) Sets New 52-Week High at $191.40

Man Group Plc (LON:EMG) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 191.40 ($2.54) and last traded at GBX 188.30 ($2.50), with a volume of 10,520,104 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 186.10 ($2.47). EMG has been the topic of several recent […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Sempra Energy (SRE) and MDU Resources Group (MDU)

Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) and MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for […]

Critical Review: Ecopetrol (EC) versus Its Peers

Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) is one of 23 public companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Ecopetrol to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability. Dividends Ecopetrol pays an annual dividend of $0.16 […]

Arizona Mining Inc (AZ) Insider Thomas S. Whelan Purchases 10,000 Shares

Arizona Mining Inc (TSE:AZ) insider Thomas S. Whelan purchased 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The stock was bought at an average cost of C$3.54 per share, with a total value of C$35,400.00. Arizona Mining Inc (TSE:AZ) traded up 4.30% on Monday, reaching $3.64. The company’s […]