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The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Rating Lowered to Buy at Vetr Inc.

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) was downgraded by research analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a $35.50 price target on the asset manager’s stock. Vetr‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 11.36% from the company’s current price. Other equities research […]

BTIG Research Reaffirms Buy Rating for PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

BTIG Research reissued their buy rating on shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) in a report released on Sunday morning. They currently have a $81.00 price objective on the credit services provider’s stock. “from PYPL; Reduced Credit Risk Could Boost Multiple PayPal Holdings (PYPL) for more than a year has been working toward the implementation […]

Perfumania Holdings, Inc. (PERF) Earns Buy Rating from Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Perfumania Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERF) in a research note published on Sunday. Perfumania Holdings (PERF) opened at $1.86 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.56, a current ratio of 4.11 and a quick ratio of 0.75. Perfumania Holdings has a 12 month […]

Moody’s Corporation (MCO) Earns Hold Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald reissued their hold rating on shares of Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) in a research note released on Sunday. They currently have a $148.00 price target on the business services provider’s stock. A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating and set a […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II (PFN) Share Price

News coverage about PIMCO Income Strategy Fund II (NYSE:PFN) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with […]

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (DPLO) Stock Price Up 6.3% on Insider Buying Activity

Shares of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE:DPLO) rose 6.3% during mid-day trading on Monday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The company traded as high as $15.99 and last traded at $15.94. Approximately 1,973,859 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 144% from the average daily volume of 809,973 shares. The […]

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank Of Canada

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a $11.00 price target on the specialty retailer’s stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 71.07% from […]

ValuEngine Upgrades Lianluo Smart Limited (LLIT) to Hold

Lianluo Smart Limited (NASDAQ:LLIT) was upgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. Lianluo Smart Limited (LLIT) opened at $1.60 on Monday. Lianluo Smart Limited has a 12-month low of $1.05 and a 12-month high of $1.88. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: […]

ValuEngine Downgrades Tempus Appl Sol (TMPS) to Hold

Tempus Appl Sol (OTCMKTS:TMPS) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. Tempus Appl Sol (OTCMKTS:TMPS) opened at $0.26 on Monday. Tempus Appl Sol has a 52-week low of $0.03 and a 52-week high of $1.07. Tempus Appl Sol […]

Ebix, Inc. (EBIX) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Monday. The firm currently has a $84.00 price target on the technology company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 9.88% from the company’s previous close. According to […]

Stock Traders Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Foot Locker (FL)

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock traders bought 23,744 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately Infinity compared to the average volume of 0 call options. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of […]

Park Electrochemical Corporation (PKE) versus TTM Technologies (TTMI) Head to Head Analysis

Park Electrochemical Corporation (NYSE: PKE) and TTM Technologies (NASDAQ:TTMI) are both small-cap technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Park Electrochemical Corporation and TTM Technologies’ top-line […]

Reviewing NIC (EGOV) & Its Competitors

NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is one of 44 public companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare NIC to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk. Profitability This table compares NIC and its peers’ […]

Goodrich Petroleum Corp (GDPMQ) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Goodrich Petroleum Corp (OTCMKTS:GDPMQ) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have covered the […]

Citrix Systems’ (CTXS) Buy Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird restated their buy rating on shares of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) in a research report released on Sunday morning. The firm currently has a $90.00 price target on the cloud computing company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on CTXS. Citigroup Inc. dropped their price objective on […]

Wildhorse Resource Development Corporation (WRD) Raised to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Wildhorse Resource Development Corporation (NYSE:WRD) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Saturday morning. The firm currently has $16.00 target price on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. According to Zacks, “WildHorse Resource Development Corporation is an oil and natural gas […]

Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (SQM) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (NYSE:SQM) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Saturday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $64.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Sociedad Quimica Minera Chile SA produces fertilizer and iodine and manufactures […]

Motif Bio plc (MTFB) Receives Buy Rating from FinnCap

Motif Bio plc (LON:MTFB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at FinnCap in a report released on Wednesday. They presently have a GBX 100 ($1.32) price objective on the stock. FinnCap’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 203.03% from the stock’s current price. Several other equities analysts have also recently […]

Nuveen Preferred Income Opportunities Fund (JPC) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.38

Media headlines about Nuveen Preferred Income Opportunities Fund (NYSE:JPC) have trended positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media 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 […]

Centaur Media Plc (CAU) Insider Andria Vidler Purchases 292 Shares

Centaur Media Plc (LON:CAU) insider Andria Vidler purchased 292 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 51 ($0.67) per share, with a total value of £148.92 ($195.87). Andria Vidler also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, October 19th, Andria Vidler […]

ValuEngine Downgrades Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp. (KWBT) to Hold

Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp. (OTCMKTS:KWBT) was downgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Monday. Shares of Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp. (OTCMKTS KWBT) opened at $1.40 on Monday. Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corp. has a 52-week low of $0.75 and a 52-week […]

Asanko Gold Inc (AKG) Rating Lowered to Hold at Canaccord Genuity

Asanko Gold Inc (TSE:AKG) (NYSEMKT:AKG) was downgraded by stock analysts at Canaccord Genuity from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a C$1.00 price objective on the stock, down from their prior price objective of C$2.50. Canaccord Genuity’s price target would suggest a potential […]

Sienna Senior Living Inc (SIA) PT Raised to C$19.00 at Scotiabank

Sienna Senior Living Inc (TSE:SIA) had its target price hoisted by Scotiabank from C$18.50 to C$19.00 in a note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Scotiabank’s price target points to a potential upside of 2.15% from the company’s current price. Shares of Sienna Senior Living […]

Contrasting Swift Transportation (KNX) and Its Rivals

Swift Transportation (NYSE: KNX) is one of 15 public companies in the “Freight Trucking” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Swift Transportation to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current […]

Financial Comparison: Adient PLC (ADNT) vs. Honda Motor (HMC)

Honda Motor (NYSE: HMC) and Adient PLC (NYSE:ADNT) are both mid-cap cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and […]

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NOG) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average […]

Audentes Therapeutics, Inc. (BOLD) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Audentes Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOLD) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts […]

The Descartes Systems Group Inc (DSG) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

The Descartes Systems Group Inc (TSE:DSG) (NASDAQ:DSGX) is set to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 29th. Analysts expect The Descartes Systems Group to post earnings of C$0.12 per share for the quarter. Shares of The Descartes Systems Group Inc (TSE:DSG) opened at C$39.56 on Wednesday. The Descartes Systems […]

KBL Merger Corp. IV’s (KBLMU) Lock-Up Period Set To End on November 29th

KBL Merger Corp. IV’s (NASDAQ:KBLMU) lock-up period is set to expire on Wednesday, November 29th. KBL Merger Corp. IV had issued 10,000,000 shares in its public offering on June 2nd. The total size of the offering was $100,000,000 based on an initial share price of $10.00. After the end of the company’s lock-up period, company […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of McCormick & Company, Call Options (MKC)

McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors bought 1,060 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of Infinity compared to the average volume of 0 call options. MKC has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group increased their target […]

Traders Purchase Large Volume of TransUnion Call Options (TRU)

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors bought 1,090 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of Infinity compared to the average volume of 0 call options. TRU has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded TransUnion from a “buy” rating […]

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Shares Gap Up After Analyst Upgrade

Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) shares gapped up before the market opened on Monday after Buckingham Research raised their price target on the stock from $71.00 to $72.00. The stock had previously closed at $59.25, but opened at $65.69. Buckingham Research currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Ross Stores shares last traded at $72.25, […]

PetIQ, Inc. Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.77 Per Share (PETQ)

PetIQ, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETQ) – Jefferies Group lifted their FY2017 EPS estimates for PetIQ in a research report issued on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst K. Grundy now anticipates that the company will earn $0.77 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $0.76. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $26.00 […]

JetPay Corporation (JTPY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of JetPay Corporation (NASDAQ:JTPY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “JetPay Corporation engages in providing a one vendor solution for payment services, debit and credit card processing, ACH services and payroll and tax processing needs of businesses […]

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) PT Set at $66.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC set a $66.00 target price on Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) in a research report sent to investors on Saturday. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the apparel retailer’s stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Ross Stores’ Q4 2018 earnings at $0.90 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $3.26 EPS and FY2019 […]

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (PETX) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Aratana Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company for animals. The Company is developing compounds for the pet health market, including a non-COXIB analgesic for treating pain, an […]

Neil Newman Sells 15,000 Shares of Lok’nStore Group plc (LOK) Stock

Lok’nStore Group plc (LON:LOK) insider Neil Newman sold 15,000 shares of Lok’nStore Group plc stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 415 ($5.46), for a total value of £62,250 ($81,875.58). Shares of Lok’nStore Group plc (LOK) opened at GBX 417.50 ($5.49) on Wednesday. Lok’nStore […]

Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for The Go-Ahead Group plc (GOG)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for The Go-Ahead Group plc (LON: GOG): 11/8/2017 – The Go-Ahead Group plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 1,810 ($23.81) price target on the stock. 11/3/2017 – The Go-Ahead Group plc had its […]

TBC Bank Group PLC (TBCG) Insider Giorgi Shagidze Sells 16,233 Shares of Stock

TBC Bank Group PLC (LON:TBCG) insider Giorgi Shagidze sold 16,233 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,671 ($21.98), for a total value of £271,253.43 ($356,771.58). Giorgi Shagidze also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, November 20th, Giorgi Shagidze […]

Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, November 29th. Donaldson has set its FY18 guidance at GAAP $1.79-1.93 EPS. Donaldson (NYSE:DCI) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, September 7th. The industrial products company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, […]

Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA) is set to release its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, November 29th. Analysts expect Ambarella to post earnings of $0.67 per share for the quarter. Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 31st. The semiconductor company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ […]

Zumiez (ZUMZ) vs. Tailored Brands (TLRD) Head to Head Contrast

Zumiez (NASDAQ: ZUMZ) and Tailored Brands (NYSE:TLRD) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Zumiez and Tailored Brands’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) […]

Liberty Media Corporation (FWONA) & Media General (MEG) Financial Contrast

Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ: FWONA) and Media General (NYSE:MEG) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Liberty Media Corporation and Media General’s top-line […]

$0.16 Earnings Per Share Expected for Smart Sand Inc (SND) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts forecast that Smart Sand Inc (NASDAQ:SND) will post earnings of $0.16 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have provided estimates for Smart Sand’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.15 and the highest is $0.16. Smart Sand posted earnings of $0.42 per share during the […]

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (PSM) PT Set at €30.00 by Commerzbank Ag

ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (ETR:PSM) received a €30.00 ($35.29) price objective from investment analysts at Commerzbank Ag in a report released on Monday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Commerzbank Ag’s price target points to a potential upside of 13.21% from the company’s current price. Other analysts have also recently issued research […]

Daimler AG (DAI) PT Set at €85.00 by Sanford C. Bernstein

Daimler AG (ETR:DAI) has been assigned a €85.00 ($100.00) price target by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a report issued on Monday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 20.40% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities analysts […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Johnson Matthey PLC (JMPLY) to Hold

Johnson Matthey PLC (OTCMKTS:JMPLY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Johnson Matthey Plc is a speciality chemicals company focused on its core skills in catalysis, precious metals, fine chemicals and process technology. Its principal activities comprise manufacture […]

Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SGYP) Shares Gap Up to $1.90

Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) gapped up before the market opened on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $1.85, but opened at $1.90. Synergy Pharmaceuticals shares last traded at $1.92, with a volume of 7979233 shares. A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. HC Wainwright set a $8.00 […]

Financial Review: Sigma Designs (SIGM) versus Switch (SWCH)

Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM) and Switch (NYSE:SWCH) are both technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Sigma Designs and […]

Analyzing Full Circle Capital Corp (FULL) & Its Competitors

Full Circle Capital Corp (NASDAQ: FULL) is one of 544 publicly-traded companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Full Circle Capital Corp to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership. Insider […]