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Sun Hydraulics Corporation (SNHY) Downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”

Robert W. Baird downgraded shares of Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ:SNHY) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report released on Friday morning, MarketBeat reports. Robert W. Baird currently has $57.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $55.00. Several other research firms have also […]

Stock Analysts’ Downgrades for October, 17th (ANDV, AXON, AXTA, BURL, C, CNHI, CTEC, DPLO, FMSA, HCLP)

Stock Analysts’ downgrades for Tuesday, October 17th: Andeavor (NASDAQ:ANDV) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating. Axovant Sciences (NYSE:AXON) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating. Axalta Coating Systems (NASDAQ:AXTA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to […]

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) Earns Hold Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $78.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on VRSK. Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating and […]

Tronox Ltd (TROX) Price Target Raised to $17.00

Tronox Ltd (NASDAQ:TROX) had its target price raised by UBS AG from $16.00 to $17.00 in a research report released on Friday, www.benzinga.com reports. They currently have a sell rating on the stock. Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Tronox from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. […]

Arconic (ARNC) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.10

News stories about Arconic (NASDAQ:ARNC) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Arconic […]

Masco Corporation (MAS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News coverage about Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. 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 negative one to positive one, with scores nearest […]

Robert Half International’s (RHI) Hold Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets reissued their hold rating on shares of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) in a research note published on Friday. They currently have a $49.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on RHI. BidaskClub cut shares of Robert Half International from a sell […]

Shopify Inc. (SHOP) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP) (TSE:SH) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday morning. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Shopify from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $101.00 target price on the […]

Tiffany & Co.’s (TIF) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated their buy rating on shares of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) in a research note published on Friday morning. TIF has been the subject of a number of other reports. Bank of America Corporation reissued a buy rating and set a $110.00 price target on shares of Tiffany & Co. in a […]

Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Eaton Corporation, PLC Lowered by Analyst (ETN)

Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) – Equities researchers at William Blair dropped their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Eaton Corporation, PLC in a note issued to investors on Friday. William Blair analyst N. Heymann now anticipates that the industrial products company will post earnings of $1.27 per share for the quarter, down from their […]

CoStar Group, Inc. (CSGP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) is set to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.20 per share for the quarter. CoStar Group has set its Q3 guidance at $1.09-$1.15 EPS and its FY17 guidance at $4.42-$4.52 EPS. CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) last issued […]

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (BWFG) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) will post its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Bankwell Financial Group to post earnings of $0.49 per share for the quarter. Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ BWFG) opened at 36.66 on Tuesday. Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. has a 52-week low of $23.00 and a 52-week high […]

Contrasting MGM Growth Properties (MGP) and Its Competitors

MGM Growth Properties (NYSE: MGP) is one of 28 public companies in the “Hospitality REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare MGM Growth Properties to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares […]

Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) (NTB) and Macatawa Bank Corporation (MCBC) Financial Comparison

Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) (NYSE: NTB) and Macatawa Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:MCBC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership. Institutional and Insider Ownership 71.1% of Bank […]

CenterPoint Energy (CNP) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.13

News articles about CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Henry Schein (HSIC) Share Price

News headlines about Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest […]

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Given “Outperform” Rating at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company reissued their outperform rating on shares of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) in a research note released on Friday, The Fly reports. Cowen and Company currently has a $81.00 price target on the semiconductor company’s stock, down from their previous price target of $102.00. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented […]

AnaptysBio’s (ANAB) “Outperform” Rating Reaffirmed at Wedbush

Wedbush restated their outperform rating on shares of AnaptysBio, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAB) in a research note published on Friday. They currently have a $75.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $37.00. Wedbush also issued estimates for AnaptysBio’s Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.56) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at ($0.61) […]

Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “Biocept, Inc. is a commercial stage oncology diagnostics company. It has developed technology platforms for capture and analysis of circulating tumor cells and circulating tumor DNA utilizing a standard […]

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Exa Corporation (EXA)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Exa Corporation (NASDAQ: EXA): 10/10/2017 – Exa Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Exa Corporation develops, markets, sells, and supports software products, and provides professional services for simulation-driven […]

UBS AG Raises Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Price Target to $61.00

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) had its price target boosted by UBS AG from $56.00 to $61.00 in a research report report published on Friday, www.benzinga.com reports. They currently have a sell rating on the specialty chemicals company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on WLK. Zacks Investment Research lowered […]

Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Friday. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vista Outdoor from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, […]

Comparing Under Armour (UAA) and Lakeland Industries (LAKE)

Under Armour (NYSE: UAA) and Lakeland Industries (NASDAQ:LAKE) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Under […]

Contrasting Superconductor Technologies (SCON) and Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MBT)

Superconductor Technologies (NASDAQ: SCON) and Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (NYSE:MBT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability. Profitability This table compares Superconductor Technologies and Mobile TeleSystems OJSC’s net margins, […]

SEI Investments Company (SEIC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, October 18th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.57 per share for the quarter. SEI Investments (NASDAQ:SEIC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The asset manager reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, […]

Oppenheimer Holdings Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Global Payments Inc. (GPN)

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) – Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings reduced their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Global Payments in a report issued on Wednesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst G. Greene now forecasts that the business services provider will earn $1.04 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of […]

Short Interest in Cempra, Inc. (CEMP) Drops By 36.9%

Cempra, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEMP) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,520,168 shares, a decline of 36.9% from the September 15th total of 3,995,869 shares. Currently, 5.4% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily […]

Linde AG (LIN) PT Set at €160.00 by Sanford C. Bernstein

Linde AG (ETR:LIN) received a €160.00 ($188.24) target price from analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the basic materials company’s stock. A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on LIN. Jefferies Group LLC set […]

Pentair PLC. (PNR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Pentair PLC. (NYSE:PNR) will be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.95 per share for the quarter. Pentair PLC. has set its Q3 guidance at $0.91-0.93 EPS and its FY17 guidance at ~$3.50 EPS. Pentair PLC. (NYSE:PNR) last posted its quarterly […]

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $231.16 Million

Analysts predict that Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) will post $231.16 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Grand Canyon Education’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $231.00 million to $231.31 million. Grand Canyon Education posted sales of $210.44 million in the same quarter last year, which […]

AKO-A (AKO-A) Upgraded at BidaskClub

AKO-A (NASDAQ:AKO-A) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. AKO-A (NASDAQ:AKO-A) opened at 26.255 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $25.01 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.49. AKO-A has a 52 week low of […]

GATX Corporation (GATX) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. Several other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered GATX Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, […]

BidaskClub Upgrades Southern Copper Corporation (SCCO) to “Strong-Buy”

Southern Copper Corporation (NYSE:SCCO) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday. SCCO has been the subject of several other research reports. Barclays PLC raised their target price on shares of Southern Copper Corporation from $33.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock […]

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (IPG) to Release Earnings on Thursday

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG) will be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, October 19th. Analysts expect Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) to post earnings of $0.33 per share for the quarter. Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, […]

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (WAB) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation to post earnings of $1.03 per share for the quarter. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation has set its FY17 guidance at $3.55-3.70 EPS. Westinghouse Air Brake […]

Ascential PLC (ASCL) Receives “Buy” Rating from Shore Capital

Shore Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) in a report issued on Friday morning. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on ASCL. Peel Hunt raised Ascential PLC to an add rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 325 ($4.32) to GBX 360 ($4.78) […]

Man Group Plc (EMG) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital

Shore Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Man Group Plc (LON:EMG) in a research note released on Friday. EMG has been the topic of several other research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada cut Man Group Plc to a sector perform rating and set a GBX 175 ($2.33) price objective on the stock. in […]

Oxford Biodynamics PLC’s (OBD) “house stock” Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital

Shore Capital restated their house stock rating on shares of Oxford Biodynamics PLC (LON:OBD) in a report issued on Friday morning. Shares of Oxford Biodynamics PLC (LON:OBD) opened at 245.00 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 185.00 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 154.99. Oxford Biodynamics PLC has a 12 […]

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (LJPC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ:LJPC) 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, “LA JOLLA PHARMACEUTICAL CO. is engaged in the research and development of therapeutic products for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. “ Other […]

Head-To-Head Review: C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) and The Competition

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ: CHRW) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare C.H. Robinson Worldwide to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and profitability. Analyst Ratings […]

First Horizon National Corporation (FHN) versus First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) Critical Review

First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE: FHN) and First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price […]

Pharmerica Corporation (PMC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Pharmerica Corporation (NYSE:PMC) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target […]

Short Interest in Neptune Technologies & Bioresources Inc (NEPT) Declines By 81.2%

Neptune Technologies & Bioresources Inc (NASDAQ:NEPT) (TSE:NTB) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 319,005 shares, a decrease of 81.2% from the September 15th total of 1,695,614 shares. Currently, 0.5% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based […]

Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) saw a significant growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 4,111,722 shares, a growth of 54.6% from the September 15th total of 2,659,275 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 613,037 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.7 […]

Host Hotels & Resorts (HST) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press 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 […]

Weekly Analysts’ Ratings Updates for MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings (MTSI)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings (NASDAQ: MTSI): 10/16/2017 – MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $57.00. 10/16/2017 […]

Deutsche Bank AG Raises Glencore PLC (GLEN) Price Target to GBX 430

Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) had its price objective raised by Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 420 ($5.58) to GBX 430 ($5.71) in a research note released on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have a buy rating on the natural resources company’s stock. GLEN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Royal […]

Just Eat PLC (JE) Given “Buy” Rating at Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt restated their buy rating on shares of Just Eat PLC (LON:JE) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 895 ($11.89) price target on the stock. Several other brokerages have also issued reports on JE. Macquarie restated an outperform rating and set a GBX 730 […]

Beaufort Securities Begins Coverage on Falanx Group Ltd (FLX)

Beaufort Securities started coverage on shares of Falanx Group Ltd (LON:FLX) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The brokerage issued a speculative buy rating and a GBX 12 ($0.16) target price on the stock. Falanx Group (LON FLX) opened at 7.125 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average […]

Esterline Technologies Corporation’s (ESL) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity reissued their hold rating on shares of Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) in a research report sent to investors on Friday. A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on ESL. BidaskClub raised shares of Esterline Technologies Corporation from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, July […]