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Caesarstone Ltd (CSTE) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Caesarstone Ltd (NASDAQ:CSTE) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “CaesarStone Ltd manufactures engineered quartz surfaces for residential and commercial buildings as countertops, vanities, wall cladding, floors and other interior surfaces. The company’s product consists of Classico, […]

ClearOne Incoprorated (CLRO) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

ClearOne Incoprorated (NASDAQ:CLRO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “ClearOne, Inc. operates as a provider of audio visual communications. The Company design, develop and sell conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for audio, video and data […]

$1.37 EPS Expected for SCANA Co. (SCG) This Quarter

Equities research analysts predict that SCANA Co. (NYSE:SCG) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $1.37 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for SCANA’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $1.32 and the highest is $1.40. SCANA posted earnings per share of $1.28 during the same quarter […]

Biopharmx Corp (BPMX) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Biopharmx Corp (NYSE:BPMX) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,580,087 shares, a growth of 13.1% from the March 15th total of 2,282,079 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,510,705 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Mohawk Industries, Inc. (MHK) Now Covered by Analysts at Nomura

Nomura started coverage on shares of Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MHK) in a report published on Wednesday. The firm issued a buy rating and a $280.00 price objective on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Mohawk Industries from a buy rating to a hold rating […]

Seagate Technology PLC’s (STX) Neutral Rating Reiterated at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reiterated their neutral rating on shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) in a report published on Wednesday. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Longbow Research upgraded shares of Seagate Technology PLC from a neutral rating to a buy rating and boosted their target price for […]

Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI.B) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Rogers Communications Inc. (TSE:RCI.B) (NYSE:RCI) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen ratings firms that are covering the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, three have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among […]

Analysts Set Expectations for Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc’s Q1 2017 Earnings (PIRS)

Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PIRS) – Analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings issued their Q1 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Pieris Pharmaceuticals in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst H. Singh expects that the biotechnology company will post earnings of $0.52 per share for the […]

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE:USNA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “USANA Health Sciences Inc. develops and manufactures high-quality nutritional, personal care and weight management products. The company’s three primary product lines consist of nutritional, personal care […]

Jefferies Group Comments on Mulesoft Inc’s Q1 2017 Earnings (MULE)

Mulesoft Inc (NASDAQ:MULE) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for Mulesoft in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Jefferies Group analyst J. Difucci expects that the company will post earnings per share of ($0.11) for the quarter. Jefferies Group has a “Buy” rating […]

Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) Upgraded at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) was upgraded by equities researchers at Raymond James Financial, Inc. from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Tigress Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares of Harley-Davidson […]

Vectren Corp (VVC) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Vectren Corp (NYSE:VVC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Vectren Corp., through its regulated subsidiaries Indiana Gas and SIGECO, offers gas and/or electricity to customers in adjoining service areas that cover nearly two-thirds of Indiana. Vectren’s non-regulated […]

Seiko Epson Corp (SEKEY) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Seiko Epson Corp (NASDAQ:SEKEY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Seiko Epson Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing, sales, marketing and servicing of information-related equipment, electronic devices, precision products and other products. The Information Equipment […]

Liberty Broadband Corp (LBRDK) Short Interest Down 2.7% in March

Liberty Broadband Corp (NASDAQ:LBRDK) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,902,163 shares, a decrease of 2.7% from the February 28th total of 4,009,735 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 312,923 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 12.5 days. […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Cuts Stake in WCI Communities Inc (WCIC)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lowered its position in WCI Communities Inc (NYSE:WCIC) by 0.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 829,904 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 756 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about […]

FBR & Co Begins Coverage on TriCo Bancshares (TCBK)

Equities researchers at FBR & Co assumed coverage on shares of TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm set a “mkt perform” rating and a $37.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. FBR & Co’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 1.59% from the company’s current […]

Negative News Coverage Likely to Impact PMFG (PMFG) Share Price

Press coverage about PMFG (NASDAQ:PMFG) has trended negative on Thursday, Alpha One reports. The research group, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to […]

Fastenal Company (FAST) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Estimates

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) posted its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.46. The company earned $1.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.04 billion. Fastenal Company had a return on equity of 26.52% and a net margin of 12.61%. […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts Give LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (MC) a €230.00 Price Target

JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €230.00 ($250.00) target price on LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (EPA:MC) in a research report released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also issued reports on MC. Goldman Sachs Group Inc set a €210.00 ($228.26) price target on […]

Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Earns Buy Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Stifel Nicolaus in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $130.00 price target on the medical equipment provider’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target suggests a potential upside of 8.25% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages […]

Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “Hostess Brands, Inc. is involved in developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing sweet goods primarily in the United States. The company produces new and classic treats which […]

Fair Isaac Co. (FICO) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) released its earnings results on Thursday. The technology company reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.05. Fair Isaac had a return on equity of 30.90% and a net margin of 14.22%. The business had revenue of $228.40 million for the quarter, compared […]

CubeSmart (CUBE) Releases Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

CubeSmart (NYSE:CUBE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The real estate investment trust reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36. The company had revenue of $133 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $133.30 million. CubeSmart had a return on equity of 5.84% and a net margin […]

Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a $96.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price indicates a potential upside of 18.04% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, […]

TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $99.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price objective points to a potential upside of 13.92% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) to Sell

Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Badger Meter's performance will be hurt by potential tariffs on the Mexican imports, potential changes to NAFTA and the original Maquiladora Rules. Rise in copper prices, […]

Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates “Hold” Rating for Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK)

Jefferies Group LLC restated their hold rating on shares of Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. Jefferies Group LLC currently has a $52.00 price objective on the bank’s stock. BK has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC increased their […]

Bioamber Inc (BIOA) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Cowen and Company

Investment analysts at Cowen and Company began coverage on shares of Bioamber Inc (NYSE:BIOA) in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage set a “market perform” rating and a $2.50 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. Cowen and Company’s target price points to a potential upside of 11.11% from the company’s previous close. BIOA […]

Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)

CBOE Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX) was the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Investors acquired 59,770 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 206% compared to the typical daily volume of 19,523 put options. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first posted by [[site]] and is the sole property of […]

Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact ServisFirst Bancshares (SFBS) Stock Price

Media stories about ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFBS) have been trending positive this week, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with […]

Select Comfort Corp. (SCSS) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.29

News headlines about Select Comfort Corp. (NASDAQ:SCSS) have trended positive on Thursday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to […]

Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) Stock Price

Headlines about Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) have trended positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest […]

RSP Permian Inc (RSPP) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Equities researchers at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of RSP Permian Inc (NYSE:RSPP) in a research report issued on Wednesday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price target on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ target price would suggest a potential upside of 21.18% from the stock’s previous […]

Brooks Automation, Inc (BRKS) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS

Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The semiconductor company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $169.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $167.16 million. Brooks Automation had a positive return on equity of 8.51% […]

Pacific Continental Co. (PCBK) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Pacific Continental Co. (NASDAQ:PCBK) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a $26.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price points to a potential upside of 2.16% from the stock’s current […]

Research Analysts Offer Predictions for TFI International Inc’s Q1 2017 Earnings (TFI)

TFI International Inc (TSE:TFI) – Investment analysts at Desjardins decreased their Q1 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of TFI International in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.24 per share for the quarter, down […]

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s (OZM) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by investment analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a report released on Wednesday. They presently have a $2.50 target price on the asset manager’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ target price suggests a potential upside of 5.93% from the stock’s current price. […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades OM Asset Management PLC (OMAM) to Hold

OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE:OMAM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “OM Asset Management plc operates as a multi-boutique asset management company. It provides its services to individuals and institutions. The Company offers products in domestic and international […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Weir Group Plc (The) (WEGRY) to Sell

Weir Group Plc (The) (NASDAQ:WEGRY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “The Weir Group PLC provides engineering solutions. The company’s operating segment consists of Minerals, Oil & Gas and Flow Control. Oil & Gas segment provides […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $19.298 Million Position in Heritage Commerce Corp. (HTBK)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Heritage Commerce Corp. (NASDAQ:HTBK) by 22.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,337,366 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 247,458 shares during the period. […]

Park Electrochemical Corp. (PKE) Position Raised by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Park Electrochemical Corp. (NYSE:PKE) by 2.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,060,668 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 20,390 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about […]

Vectren Corp (VVC) Stake Lowered by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP cut its position in shares of Vectren Corp (NYSE:VVC) by 0.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 377,905 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 9 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP […]

HC Wainwright Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp (ITEK)

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp (NASDAQ:ITEK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by research analysts at HC Wainwright in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $7.00 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 237.35% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, […]

Stifel Nicolaus Initiates Coverage on Centennial Resource Development Inc (CDEV)

Research analysts at Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on shares of Centennial Resource Development Inc (NASDAQ:CDEV) in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $24.00 price target on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective suggests a potential upside of 43.71% from the company’s previous close. […]

Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.31

News headlines about Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA) have been trending positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research firm, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to […]

Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Stock Price

News articles about Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) have been trending positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with […]

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISP) Given a €2.90 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (BIT:ISP) has been given a €2.90 ($3.15) price objective by Royal Bank of Canada in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other research firms also recently issued reports on ISP. Deutsche Bank AG set a €2.80 ($3.04) price target on […]

Maxim Group Downgrades CIBER, Inc. (CBR) to Sell

Maxim Group lowered shares of CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) from a buy rating to a sell rating in a report published on Monday morning. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CIBER from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 10th. CIBER (NYSE:CBR) remained flat at $0.31 during […]

-$0.70 EPS Expected for CTI BioPharma Corp (CTIC) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect that CTI BioPharma Corp (NASDAQ:CTIC) will report earnings per share of ($0.70) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have made estimates for CTI BioPharma Corp’s earnings. CTI BioPharma Corp reported earnings of $0.10 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year […]

Franklin Financial Network Inc (FSB) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS

Franklin Financial Network Inc (NYSE:FSB) announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The financial services provider reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.01. The firm earned $27.65 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $26.62 million. Franklin Financial Network had a return on equity […]