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Cardiovascular Systems Inc (CSII) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Cardiovascular Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSII) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the seven analysts that are currently covering the firm. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, four have assigned a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price […]

Oppenheimer Holdings Equities Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH)

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH) – Research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings decreased their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Sally Beauty Holdings in a report issued on Thursday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst R. Parikh now forecasts that the specialty retailer will post earnings of $0.41 per share for the quarter, down from their prior […]

Farah Champsi Sells 46,783 Shares of Kite Pharma Inc (KITE) Stock

Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE) Director Farah Champsi sold 46,783 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $82.80, for a total value of $3,873,632.40. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 79,152 shares in the company, valued at $6,553,785.60. The sale was […]

Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (TEP) Boosted by US Capital Advisors

Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (NYSE:TEP) – Equities research analysts at US Capital Advisors raised their Q2 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Tallgrass Energy Partners in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. US Capital Advisors analyst J. Carreker now expects that the pipeline company will post earnings of $0.48 per share for the quarter, […]

Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK) Earns “Hold” Rating from Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Chesapeake Energy Co. (NYSE:CHK) in a research note published on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $7.00 price target on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on CHK. Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on shares of Chesapeake […]

Nadler Financial Group Inc. Has $321,000 Position in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

Nadler Financial Group Inc. cut its stake in shares of Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) by 11.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,115 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 534 shares during the period. Nadler Financial Group Inc.’s […]

Creative Planning Raises Stake in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

Creative Planning increased its stake in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) by 7.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 78,839 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 5,253 shares during the period. Creative Planning’s holdings in […]

Brokers Set Expectations for State Bank Financial Corp’s Q2 2017 Earnings (STBZ)

State Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STBZ) – Equities researchers at FBR & Co lifted their Q2 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of State Bank Financial Corp in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. FBR & Co analyst C. Nolan now anticipates that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of […]

Daniel Caruso Sells 94,500 Shares of Zayo Group Holdings Inc (ZAYO) Stock

Zayo Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZAYO) CEO Daniel Caruso sold 94,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.80, for a total value of $3,288,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 4,607,019 shares in the company, […]

BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.05

Press coverage about BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BMRN) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing 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 […]

Banc of California (BANC) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about Banc of California (NYSE:BANC) has trended positive this week, according to Alpha One. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing 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 […]

CIGNA Co. (CI) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CIGNA Co. (NYSE:CI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. They currently have $175.00 price objective on the health services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Cigna is poised for long-term growth owing to its robust Global Supplemental business, growing Government […]

Moses Marx Buys 454,500 Shares of Eastman Kodak Company Common New (KODK) Stock

Eastman Kodak Company Common New (NYSE:KODK) major shareholder Moses Marx bought 454,500 shares of Eastman Kodak Company Common New stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 24th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $10.75 per share, for a total transaction of $4,885,875.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly […]

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Cobalt International Energy, Inc., through its subsidiary Cobalt International Energy, L.P., operates as an independent oil focused exploration and production company with a highly prospective world-class […]

China Online Education Group – (COE) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of China Online Education Group – (NYSE:COE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “China Online Education Group provides online education platform primarily in China. The Company offers english language education services through online and mobile education platforms. […]

Baidu (BIDU) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.15

News coverage about Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to […]

Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

News coverage about Black Knight Financial Services (NYSE:BKFS) has been trending positive this week, according to Alpha One. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of […]

B/E Aerospace (BEAV) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Media coverage about B/E Aerospace (NASDAQ:BEAV) has been trending positive on Friday, according to Alpha One. The research group, a unit of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Brink's Company (BCO) Stock Price

News coverage about Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 […]

BlackBerry (BBRY) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

News coverage about BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 […]

Favorable Press Coverage Unlikely to Affect WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) Stock Price

News stories about WhiteWave Foods (NYSE:WWAV) have trended positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

100,493 Shares in Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Acquired by Sowell Financial Services LLC

Sowell Financial Services LLC bought a new position in shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 100,493 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock, valued at approximately $4,851,000. Verizon Communications accounts for 1.6% of Sowell […]

Joe E. Kiani Sells 154,159 Shares of Masimo Co. (MASI) Stock

Masimo Co. (NASDAQ:MASI) CEO Joe E. Kiani sold 154,159 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.70, for a total transaction of $15,369,652.30. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 219,241 shares in the company, valued at $21,858,327.70. […]

Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect XOMA (XOMA) Share Price

Press coverage about XOMA (NASDAQ:XOMA) has trended positive recently, according to Alpha One. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media 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 positive one, with […]

WesBanco (WSBC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

News coverage about WesBanco (NASDAQ:WSBC) has trended somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne reports. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

Xcerra Corp (XCRA) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about Xcerra Corp (NASDAQ:XCRA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media 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 […]

XL Group Ltd. (XL) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are presently covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have issued a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price […]

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (RR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (LON:RR) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the company. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price […]

Smart Sand Inc (SND) Receives $16.89 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of Smart Sand Inc (NYSE:SND) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the […]

Analysts Set Suncor Energy Inc. (SU) PT at $42.85

Shares of Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) (TSE:SU) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation, fourteen have issued a buy recommendation and two have given a strong buy recommendation […]

Masco Corp (MAS) Receives $37.92 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Shares of Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the company. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and sixteen have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock […]

Ubiquiti Networks Inc (UBNT) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Ubiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ:UBNT) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are presently covering the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price […]

Xactly Corp (XTLY) Earning Positive Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

News articles about Xactly Corp (NASDAQ:XTLY) have trended positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

BMO Capital Markets Raises Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Price Target to C$108.00

Canadian National Railway Company (TSE:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) had its target price boosted by BMO Capital Markets from C$105.00 to C$108.00 in a research note released on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the stock. CNR has been the subject of a number of other research reports. National Bank Financial lifted their price […]

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Receives “Hold” Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus reissued their hold rating on shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) in a research report released on Monday morning. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $41.00 target price on the stock. Several other research firms also recently commented on KO. Credit Suisse Group AG raised The Coca-Cola from a neutral rating to an outperform […]

LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI Has $337,000 Stake in Oracle Co. (ORCL)

LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI maintained its position in shares of Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,550 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI’s […]

Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact Zagg (ZAGG) Stock Price

News headlines about Zagg (NASDAQ:ZAGG) have trended positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

DAVENPORT & Co LLC Sells 200 Shares of Oracle Co. (ORCL)

DAVENPORT & Co LLC decreased its position in shares of Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) by 0.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 125,851 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock after selling 200 shares during the period. DAVENPORT & Co LLC’s holdings in […]

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS

American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) released its earnings results on Thursday. The utilities provider reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.01. American Electric Power Company had a net margin of 3.74% and a return on equity of 10.87%. The firm earned $3.90 […]

Dassault Systemes SE (DASTY) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS

Dassault Systemes SE (OTCMKTS:DASTY) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The technology company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $809.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $803.82 million. Dassault Systemes SE (OTCMKTS:DASTY) opened at 88.04 on […]

FNB Bancorp (FNBG) Releases Earnings Results

FNB Bancorp (OTCMKTS:FNBG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The financial services provider reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business earned $12.20 million during the quarter. FNB Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.41% and a net margin of 20.96%. Shares of FNB Bancorp (OTCMKTS:FNBG) opened at 41.25 on […]

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Buys 3,400 Shares of Cypress Semiconductor Co. (CY)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Cypress Semiconductor Co. (NASDAQ:CY) by 4.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 82,800 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 3,400 shares during the period. Louisiana State […]

Wall Street Access Asset Management LLC Sells 2,245 Shares of Procter & Gamble Co (PG)

Wall Street Access Asset Management LLC cut its position in shares of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 4.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 46,841 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,245 shares during the period. Procter & Gamble […]

Q2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Zions Bancorp (ZION) Issued By SunTrust Banks

Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION) – Investment analysts at SunTrust Banks lifted their Q2 2017 earnings estimates for Zions Bancorp in a report issued on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks analyst J. Demba now forecasts that the bank will post earnings of $0.62 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.58. SunTrust Banks also issued […]

Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) Position Boosted by Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its position in shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) by 1.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 790,851 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 10,107 shares during the period. Exxon […]

MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (MSM) Position Raised by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in shares of MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) by 2.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 11,300 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees […]

Eagle Materials, Inc. (EXP) Shares Bought by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP) by 2.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,200 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement […]

Q2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP) Issued By William Blair

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) – Equities research analysts at William Blair boosted their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Ameriprise Financial in a report issued on Tuesday. William Blair analyst A. Klauber now forecasts that the financial services provider will post earnings of $2.70 per share for the quarter, up from their prior […]

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Reduces Position in Nucor Co. (NUE)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System decreased its position in shares of Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) by 2.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 19,600 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 400 shares during the period. Louisiana State […]

Goldman Sachs Group Inc Trims BT Group plc (BT) Target Price to GBX 350

BT Group plc (NYSE:BT) had its price objective lowered by Goldman Sachs Group Inc from GBX 360 ($4.60) to GBX 350 ($4.47) in a research report report published on Tuesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc currently has a neutral rating on the utilities provider’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also recently […]