Archive for Amy Steele

iRobot Corporation (IRBT) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Over the last one month, iRobot’s shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Industrial Automation/Robotics industry. The company reported better-than-expected first-quarter 2017 results. iRobot is well poised to […]

Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (PF) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a $69.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 11.43% from the company’s […]

D.R. Horton’s (DHI) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America Corporation

D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Corporation in a report issued on Tuesday. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Mizuho assumed coverage on D.R. Horton in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. They set a “neutral” rating and a […]

Comfort Systems USA (FIX) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

Media stories about Comfort Systems USA (NYSE:FIX) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 one, with scores nearest […]

Crane Company (CR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Crane Company (NYSE:CR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Over the last three months, shares of Crane Co. outperformed the Zacks categorized Diversified Operations industry. In the years ahead, the company anticipates benefiting from increasing demand for […]

FairPoint Communications (FRP) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.01

News coverage about FairPoint Communications (NASDAQ:FRP) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the […]

American Software, Inc. (AMSWA) Given Average Rating of “Strong Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $12.25 for the company and […]

Mattson Technology (MTSN) vs. Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) Critical Review

Mattson Technology (NASDAQ: MTSN) and Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Mattson Technology and Lam Research Corporation’s revenue, earnings […]

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (NYSE:ABC) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Saturday, June 17th. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on the company. Mizuho lifted their price target on AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) from $83.00 to $93.00 […]

HighTower Advisors LLC Has $4.23 Million Position in Western Union Company (The) (WU)

HighTower Advisors LLC reduced its position in shares of Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) by 38.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 209,412 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 128,522 shares during the period. HighTower Advisors LLC’s holdings in […]

Very Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Impact Ignite Restaurant Group (IRG) Share Price

News headlines about Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:IRG) have been trending very positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 […]

Favorable Media Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact Magellan Health (MGLN) Share Price

News headlines about Magellan Health (NASDAQ:MGLN) have been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 to one […]

Very Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Ames National Corporation (ATLO) Stock Price

News stories about Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLO) have been trending very positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Downgraded to “Buy” at BidaskClub

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Saturday, June 17th. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on BRKS. Needham & Company LLC raised their target price on shares of Brooks Automation from […]

Raymond James Financial’s (RJF) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) in a research report released on Monday. The firm currently has a $85.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on RJF. Nomura reiterated a buy rating and issued a […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Has $2.94 Million Stake in Tesoro Corporation (TSO)

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) by 1.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 36,314 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 641 shares during the period. Piedmont Investment […]

Proteon Therapeutics (PRTO) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.13

Media stories about Proteon Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PRTO) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being […]

Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (SIGI) Raised to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued on Saturday, June 17th. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on SIGI. Boenning Scattergood assumed coverage on Selective Insurance Group in a research report on Thursday, March 2nd. They set a […]

Michael Galego Sells 15,000 Shares of ICC International Cannabis Corp (ICC) Stock

ICC International Cannabis Corp (TSE:ICC) Director Michael Galego sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$1.03, for a total value of C$15,450.00. Michael Galego also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, June 9th, Michael Galego sold […]

Breedon Group PLC (BREE) Price Target Increased to GBX 99 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC

Breedon Group PLC (LON:BREE) had its target price hoisted by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 92 ($1.17) to GBX 99 ($1.26) in a research note published on Monday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on BREE. Peel Hunt restated a […]

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Position Maintained by New York State Teachers Retirement System

New York State Teachers Retirement System continued to hold its stake in shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 415,144 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System owned approximately […]

Westshore Terminals Investment Corp (WTE) Director Acquires C$20,970.00 in Stock

Westshore Terminals Investment Corp (TSE:WTE) Director Michael Korenberg bought 1,000 shares of Westshore Terminals Investment Corp stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$20.97 per share, with a total value of C$20,970.00. Shares of Westshore Terminals Investment Corp (WTE) traded down 0.05% during mid-day trading […]

ValuEngine Upgrades Xerox Corporation (XRX) to Strong-Buy

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report issued on Saturday, June 17th. XRX has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Credit Suisse Group restated a buy rating and issued a $32.00 price objective on shares of Xerox Corporation in a […]

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday, June 17th. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC reiterated a buy rating and issued a $196.00 price target (down previously from $204.00) […]

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub

Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Saturday, June 17th. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Newmont Mining […]

Torchmark Corporation (TMK) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Saturday, June 17th. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Torchmark Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $85.00 target […]

Sangamo BioSciences (SGMO) Given Media Impact Score of 0.23

Media headlines about Sangamo BioSciences (NASDAQ:SGMO) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 […]

$1.04 Billion in Sales Expected for Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts expect Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI) to post sales of $1.04 billion for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Nine analysts have made estimates for Crown Castle International Corporation’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $1.03 billion and the highest is $1.04 billion. Crown Castle International Corporation reported sales of […]

India Globalization Capital (IGC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News headlines about India Globalization Capital (NYSEMKT:IGC) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being […]

Fortum Oyj (FOJCY) Upgraded at J P Morgan Chase & Co

Fortum Oyj (OTCMKTS:FOJCY) was upgraded by equities researchers at J P Morgan Chase & Co from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. Shares of Fortum Oyj (OTCMKTS FOJCY) traded up 1.28% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $3.16. The stock had a trading volume of 300 shares. […]

Deutsche Post AG (DPSGY) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Deutsche Post AG (OTCMKTS:DPSGY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has $41.00 target price on the transportation company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Deutsche Post AG provides logistics services primarily in Germany, Europe, America, Asia Pacific […]

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) Given “Buy” Rating at Clarkson Capital

Clarkson Capital reissued their buy rating on shares of Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) in a report released on Thursday morning. BTU has been the topic of several other reports. Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on Peabody Energy Corporation in a research report on Friday, April 7th. They set a neutral rating on the stock. FBR […]

Colony Group LLC Acquires 6,116 Shares of Symantec Corporation (SYMC)

Colony Group LLC raised its stake in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) by 3.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 180,851 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 6,116 shares during the period. Colony Group LLC’s holdings in Symantec Corporation were worth $5,549,000 as […]

Compugroup Medical SE (COP) Given a €60.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG set a €60.00 ($67.42) price target on Compugroup Medical SE (ETR:COP) in a report published on Monday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Baader Bank set a €52.00 ($58.43) price objective on shares of Compugroup […]

Volkswagen AG (VOW3) Given a €150.00 Price Target by Sanford C. Bernstein Analysts

Sanford C. Bernstein set a €150.00 ($168.54) target price on Volkswagen AG (ETR:VOW3) in a research note released on Monday. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on VOW3. Barclays PLC set a €168.00 ($188.76) price objective on Volkswagen AG and gave the […]

Shutterstock (SSTK) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.44

Press coverage about Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 favorable. […]

Salem Investment Counselors Inc. Sells 400 Shares of Scana Corporation (SCG)

Salem Investment Counselors Inc. lowered its stake in Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) by 19.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,700 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 400 shares during the period. Salem Investment Counselors Inc.’s holdings in Scana Corporation […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill’s (CMG) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets reissued their buy rating on shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) in a research note published on Thursday morning. They currently have a $550.00 price objective on the restaurant operator’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on the company. Deutsche Bank AG restated a sell rating […]

Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management Holds Stake in Zions Bancorporation (ZION)

Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management maintained its position in shares of Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 16,277 shares of the bank’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management’s holdings […]

Reviewing Olympic Steel (ZEUS) and Gerdau (GGB)

Olympic Steel (NASDAQ: ZEUS) and Gerdau (NYSE:GGB) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, dividends and risk. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Olympic Steel and Gerdau’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) […]

Zacks: Analysts Expect Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $2.33 Billion

Wall Street brokerages expect Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) to announce sales of $2.33 billion for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Six analysts have provided estimates for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $2.05 billion and the highest is $2.61 billion. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation reported sales of $1.92 billion in the same […]

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Purchases 57,455 Shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) by 9.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 697,913 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 57,455 shares during the period. Schwab […]

New York Times Company (The) (NYT) & A.H. Belo Corporation (AHC) Head-To-Head Contrast

New York Times Company (The) (NYSE: NYT) and A.H. Belo Corporation (NYSE:AHC) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings. Dividends New York Times Company (The) pays an annual dividend […]

Mylan N.V. (MYL) Raised to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Thursday. Several other research firms have also weighed in on MYL. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mylan N.V. from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, February […]

CoBiz Financial (COBZ) Earning Very Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about CoBiz Financial (NASDAQ:COBZ) has trended very positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 […]

AppFolio (APPF) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

News coverage about AppFolio (NASDAQ:APPF) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 […]

Charles River Laboratories International (CRL) Given News Impact Rating of 0.14

News coverage about Charles River Laboratories International (NYSE:CRL) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 […]

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) Shares Sold by Nuveen Asset Management LLC

Nuveen Asset Management LLC lowered its position in Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) by 60.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,642,698 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 2,552,210 shares during the period. Nuveen Asset Management LLC owned about 0.23% […]

Spartan Energy Corp (SPE) Director Purchases C$39,400.00 in Stock

Spartan Energy Corp (TSE:SPE) Director Richard Francis Mchardy bought 20,000 shares of Spartan Energy Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$1.97 per share, with a total value of C$39,400.00. Richard Francis Mchardy also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, June […]

Columbia Property Trust, Inc. (CXP) Lifted to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Columbia Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:CXP) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a neutral rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Columbia […]