Investment Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for August, 30th (BNTC, BOBE, ESXB, FGBI, FSNN, MOMO, PANL, RMAX, SMWH, SSNC)
Benitec Biopharma Limited (NASDAQ:BNTC) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Maxim Group.
Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Maxim Group. The firm currently has a $77.00 price target on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Bob Evans Farms (BOBE) reported F1Q18 (July) pro forma EPS of $0.37, which were in line with our $0.37 estimate and the $0.37 Street mean. Margins missed our estimates, though this was offset by strong top-line growth, which was highlighted by 18% y/y growth in the side dish business excluding the Pineland Farms acquisition.””
Sandler O’Neill initiated coverage on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB). The firm issued a hold rating on the stock.
Sandler O’Neill assumed coverage on shares of First Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:FGBI). The firm issued a hold rating on the stock.
Fusion Telecommunications International (NASDAQ:FSNN) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Craig Hallum. The firm currently has a $5.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $3.00.
Standpoint Research initiated coverage on shares of Momo (NASDAQ:MOMO). The firm issued a buy rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock.
Deutsche Bank AG began coverage on shares of Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL). They issued a buy rating and a $111.10 target price on the stock.
Craig Hallum initiated coverage on shares of RE/MAX Holdings (NYSE:RMAX). The firm issued a buy rating and a $75.00 price target on the stock.
WH Smith Plc (LON:SMWH) had its add rating reiterated by analysts at Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 1,850 ($23.93) target price on the stock.
SS&C Technologies Holdings (NASDAQ:SSNC) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. delivers investment and financial management software and related services focused exclusively on the financial services industry. The Company provides a broad range of specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence. SS&C Technologies delivers mission-critical processing for information management, analysis, trading, accounting, reporting and compliance. The Company serves clients in the following market verticals: 1) insurance entities and pension funds, 2) institutional asset management, 3) alternative investment management 4) treasury, banks and credit unions, 5) municipal finance, 6) real estate property management, 7) commercial lending, and 8) financial markets. SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Windsor, CT and has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. “
Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRM) (TSE:SSO) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “SSR Mining Inc. is a mining company. It focused on the operation, development, exploration and acquisition of precious metal projects. The company primarily explores for gold, silver, and mineral properties. It principally serves electronics, coin fabrication, dentistry, jewelry, other industrial, technology, pharmaceuticals and solar energy markets. SSR Mining Inc, formerly known as Silver Standard Resources Inc, is based in Vancouver, Canada. “
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Sensata Technologies B.V., through its subsidiaries, is a supplier of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. The Company produces a range of sensors and controls for mission critical applications, such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. Sensata’s products include pressure sensors, force sensors, position sensors, motor protectors, and thermal and magnetic-hydraulic circuit breakers and switches. It develops solutions for specific customer requirements or applications across automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications. Sensata Technologies B.V. is based in Almelo, the Netherlands. “
TearLab Corporation (NASDAQ:TEAR) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “TearLab Corporation is an ophthalmic device company developing and commercializing novel, lab-on-a-chip technologies that enable eye care practitioners to test for highly sensitive and specific biomarkers in tears at the point-of-care. The Company is commercializing a proprietary in vitro diagnostic tear testing platform, the TearLabTM Osmolarity System, which is capable of accurately and rapidly measuring biomarkers in tears at the point-of-care. The TearLabTM System requires nanoliters of tears for testing, potentially reducing collection time and simplifying the tear collection process. TearLab Corporation, formerly known as OccuLogix Inc., is headquartered in San Diego, California. “
Tokio Marine Holdings (NASDAQ:TKOMY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “TOKIO MARINE HOLDINGS INC., formerly known as Millea Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, is a Japan-based holding company. Through its subsidiaries and associated companies, the Company is engaged in the non-life insurance, life insurance and asset management businesses. The Company is also engaged in the security investment consultation, investment trust management, derivative, temporary staffing and real estate management businesses. This company became Japan’s first publicly owned holding company that completely integrated life and non-life insurance operations. Their objective is to become one of the world’s preeminent insurance groups within the next 10 years. “
Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Corporation. They currently have a $85.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $75.00.
Trinity Biotech PLC (NASDAQ:TRIB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Trinity Biotech plc, headquartered in Bray, the Republic of Ireland, develops, acquires, manufactures, and markets medical diagnostic products for the clinical laboratory and point-of-care (POC) segments of the diagnostic market worldwide. The company provides two haemostasis product lines, Biopool and Amax, comprising test kits and instrumentation used for the detection of blood disorders. These products are used to detect autoimmune, infectious and sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes and disorders of the blood, liver and intestine. The Company is also a provider of raw materials to the life sciences industry. It also engages in the provision of engineering, financial, and management services, as well as in trading business. Trinity Biotech sells its products through its sales force, as well as through a network of distributors and strategic partners. “
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Maxim Group. The firm currently has a $108.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We have been touting Tegile as a best-in-class external storage technology since 2013. Tegile compliments Amplidata building block, but success in $100B+ data center systems market will require significant incremental investments for hybrid cloud data management capabilities and sales & marketing, in our view. Despite low probability risk of losing some revenue from storage vendors, we view the acquisition of Tegile positively.””
Workspace Group plc (LON:WKP) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 950 ($12.29) price target on the stock.