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$0.42 Earnings Per Share Expected for PTC Inc (PTC) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts expect that PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.42 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have provided estimates for PTC’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.39 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.47. PTC posted earnings per […]

Analysts Anticipate Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $229.66 Million

Equities analysts predict that Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) will announce sales of $229.66 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Six analysts have provided estimates for Zynga’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $220.38 million and the highest estimate coming in at $235.00 million. Zynga posted sales of $209.18 million during […]

Intelligent Investment Chain (IIC) Reaches One Day Trading Volume of $499,465.00

Intelligent Investment Chain (CURRENCY:IIC) traded down 8.2% against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 11:00 AM E.T. on July 22nd. Over the last seven days, Intelligent Investment Chain has traded down 22.1% against the dollar. One Intelligent Investment Chain token can currently be bought for $0.0016 or 0.00000022 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges […]

El Pollo LoCo (LOCO) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about El Pollo LoCo (NASDAQ:LOCO) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of 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 positive one, with scores […]

Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc (KALA) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.49 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:KALA) to report earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.49) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Kala Pharmaceuticals’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.55) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.43). The company is scheduled to report […]

Reviewing Telecom Argentina (TEO) & Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (TKC)

Telecom Argentina (NYSE: TEO) and Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (NYSE:TKC) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings. Dividends Telecom Argentina pays an annual dividend of $3.43 per share and […]

Oak Valley Bancorp (OVLY) Increases Dividend to $0.13 Per Share

Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) announced a dividend on Thursday, July 19th, Fidelity reports. Investors of record on Monday, July 30th will be given a dividend of 0.13 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, August 10th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 27th. This is a positive change from Oak Valley Bancorp’s previous […]

Barclays Boosts Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) Price Target to $107.00

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ:MLNX) had its target price increased by Barclays from $103.00 to $107.00 in a report released on Wednesday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Barclays currently has a buy rating on the semiconductor producer’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on MLNX. DA Davidson set a $91.00 price objective […]

FTD Companies (FTD) PT Lowered to $3.50

FTD Companies (NASDAQ:FTD) had its price objective reduced by equities researchers at DA Davidson to $3.50 in a report released on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. DA Davidson’s price target points to a potential downside of 3.85% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages also […]

Nomura Reiterates $118.00 Price Target for Microsoft (MSFT)

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been given a $118.00 price target by investment analysts at Nomura in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the software giant’s stock. Nomura’s price objective points to a potential upside of 11.04% from the company’s current price. Other equities research analysts have […]

Wedbush Reiterates “Outperform” Rating for Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (FB)

Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by analysts at Wedbush in a research note issued on Friday. They presently have a $275.00 price target on the social networking company’s stock. Wedbush’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 30.99% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities […]

Krystal Biotech (KRYS) Given a $38.00 Price Target by LADENBURG THALM/SH SH Analysts

LADENBURG THALM/SH SH set a $38.00 target price on Krystal Biotech (NASDAQ:KRYS) in a research report released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Chardan Capital initiated coverage on shares of Krystal Biotech in a research […]

Magna International (MGA) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Magna International (NYSE:MGA) (TSE:MG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Magna International is expanding business through collaborations, acquisition and is also concentrating on product innovation for strong growth. In June, the company announced its decision to acquire […]

Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Increases Position in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)

Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI) by 1,037.6% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 37,439 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 34,148 shares during the quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF were […]

Semtech Co. (SMTC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.54 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Semtech Co. (NASDAQ:SMTC) to post earnings of $0.54 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Semtech’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.55 and the lowest is $0.52. Semtech posted earnings per share of $0.48 in the same quarter last year, which would […]

Contrasting Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN) & Dometic Group AB (publ) (DTCGF)

Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ: CCRN) and Dometic Group AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:DTCGF) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Cross Country Healthcare and Dometic […]

Pendal Group Ltd Has $2.72 Million Holdings in American Assets Trust, Inc (AAT)

Pendal Group Ltd cut its position in shares of American Assets Trust, Inc (NYSE:AAT) by 4.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 70,900 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 3,200 shares during the quarter. Pendal Group Ltd’s […]

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Class B (LGF.B) Research Coverage Started at Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital initiated coverage on shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Class B (NYSE:LGF.B) in a report published on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $28.00 price target on the stock. Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Class B opened at $23.91 on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Lions Gate […]

Ingredion Inc (INGR) Stake Increased by State of Alaska Department of Revenue

State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its position in Ingredion Inc (NYSE:INGR) by 57.0% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 15,264 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,540 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue’s holdings in Ingredion were worth $1,688,000 as of its most […]

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) Stake Boosted by State of Alaska Department of Revenue

State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its stake in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) by 34.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 161,363 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 41,450 shares during the quarter. State […]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stake Increased by Trilogy Capital Inc.

Trilogy Capital Inc. grew its stake in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 145.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 5,522 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,269 shares during the quarter. Trilogy Capital Inc.’s holdings in Apple […]

Extraction Oil & Gas (XOG) Given a $16.00 Price Target by Jefferies Financial Group Analysts

Jefferies Financial Group set a $16.00 target price on Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) in a research report report published on Thursday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the energy company’s stock. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Extraction Oil & Gas’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.03 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at […]

ITV (ITV) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital

ITV (LON:ITV)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital in a research report issued on Friday. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Goldman Sachs Group downgraded shares of ITV to a “neutral” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 189 ($2.50) to […]

LS Investment Advisors LLC Reduces Stake in Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)

LS Investment Advisors LLC reduced its position in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 5.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 22,339 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 1,413 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC’s […]

iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) Shares Sold by Channing Capital Management LLC

Channing Capital Management LLC cut its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 7.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 41,250 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 3,327 shares during the quarter. Channing Capital Management LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell […]

Head to Head Survey: SUMMIT THERAPEU/S (SMMT) & Epizyme (EPZM)

SUMMIT THERAPEU/S (NASDAQ: SMMT) and Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for SUMMIT THERAPEU/S and Epizyme, as […]

Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. Acquires 21,076 Shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA)

Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. increased its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 21.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 120,097 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 21,076 shares during the period. iShares […]

Stratis (STRAT) Achieves Market Capitalization of $279.22 Million

Stratis (CURRENCY:STRAT) traded up 4.6% against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on July 22nd. One Stratis coin can now be bought for approximately $2.82 or 0.00037945 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including HitBTC, Cryptopia, Livecoin and Trade By Trade. During the last week, Stratis has traded 17.5% higher […]

Head-To-Head Review: Energen (EGN) versus Jones Energy (JONE)

Energen (NYSE: EGN) and Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Energen and Jones Energy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and […]

Titanium BAR Hits Market Cap of $1.03 Million (TBAR)

Titanium BAR (CURRENCY:TBAR) traded flat against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on July 22nd. In the last week, Titanium BAR has traded flat against the dollar. Titanium BAR has a market capitalization of $1.03 million and approximately $0.00 worth of Titanium BAR was traded on exchanges in the last […]

Fortis (FTS) vs. NRG Energy (NRG) Critical Comparison

Fortis (NYSE: FTS) and NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk. Profitability This table compares Fortis and NRG Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cullen/Frost Bankers (NYSE:CFR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Shares of Cullen/Frost have outperformed the industry over the past six months. While earnings estimates for the soon-to-be-reported quarter have not seen any revision lately, […]

Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ) Position Cut by Westpac Banking Corp

Westpac Banking Corp trimmed its stake in Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) by 12.4% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 71,629 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 10,120 shares during the quarter. Westpac Banking Corp’s holdings in Nasdaq were worth $6,538,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional […]

CMS Energy (CMS) Price Target Raised to $49.00 at KeyCorp

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) had its price target upped by KeyCorp from $47.00 to $49.00 in a research report released on Thursday. KeyCorp currently has a $47.86 rating on the utilities provider’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on CMS. ValuEngine raised CMS Energy from a sell rating to a hold rating […]

Navistar International Corp (NAV) Shares Bought by Westpac Banking Corp

Westpac Banking Corp increased its stake in Navistar International Corp (NYSE:NAV) by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 153,249 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,200 shares during the quarter. Westpac Banking Corp’s holdings in Navistar […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Shares Sold by Oakbrook Investments LLC

Oakbrook Investments LLC lowered its position in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) by 14.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,174 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 381 shares during the period. Oakbrook […]

Comparing American National Insurance (ANAT) and AXA (AXAHY)

American National Insurance (NASDAQ: ANAT) and AXA (OTCMKTS:AXAHY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership 64.9% of American National Insurance shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB Purchases 5,888 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB boosted its position in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 3.8% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 159,450 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,888 shares during the quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB’s holdings in Activision Blizzard were worth $12,169,000 as of its most recent SEC […]

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Holdings Lifted by Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB grew its stake in shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 6.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 107,159 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,417 shares during the quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB’s holdings […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Trims Stake in Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (RVSB)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. trimmed its holdings in Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVSB) by 25.9% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,882 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 6,600 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned 0.08% […]

OptiNose Inc (OPTN) Position Boosted by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in OptiNose Inc (NASDAQ:OPTN) by 5.7% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 79,072 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,246 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned 0.21% of OptiNose worth […]

Home Depot Inc (HD) Position Decreased by Providence Capital Advisors LLC

Providence Capital Advisors LLC cut its holdings in shares of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 20.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,245 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after selling 2,715 shares during the quarter. Home Depot comprises 1.4% […]

Northern Trust Corp Boosts Stake in New Home Company Inc (NWHM)

Northern Trust Corp increased its position in New Home Company Inc (NYSE:NWHM) by 5.5% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 147,946 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,777 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust […]

Northern Trust Corp Purchases 12,367 Shares of Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc (RYTM)

Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:RYTM) by 15.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 90,548 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 12,367 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned about 0.33% of Rhythm […]

Contrasting Eversource Energy (ES) and Huaneng Power International (HNP)

Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) and Huaneng Power International (NYSE:HNP) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for […]

Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Texas Roadhouse, Inc. is a full-service, casual dining restaurant chain, which offers assorted seasoned and aged steaks hand-cut daily on the premises and cooked to order over […]

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) & Etablissementen Franz Colruyt (CUYTF) Financial Comparison

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE: NGVC) and Etablissementen Franz Colruyt (OTCMKTS:CUYTF) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation. Profitability This table compares Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and Etablissementen […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Gilead Sciences (GILD) to Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday. They currently have $86.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Gilead is now banking on its HIV franchise and newer avenues like the CAR-T therapy to drive […]

Warren Averett Asset Management LLC Has $6.54 Million Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Warren Averett Asset Management LLC decreased its stake in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 20.1% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 38,959 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after selling 9,774 shares during the period. Apple comprises about […]

Roberts Glore & Co. Inc. IL Raises Stake in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Roberts Glore & Co. Inc. IL lifted its position in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 10.4% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 712 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 67 shares during the quarter. Roberts Glore & Co. Inc. […]