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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades FirstEnergy Corporation (FE) to Sell

FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, July 4th. According to Zacks, “Year to date shares of FirstEnergy have lagged the return from the broader industry. A higher debt/capital ratio compared with peers may further drive […]

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

News stories about Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) have trended positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Anadarko […]

Fortinet, Inc. (FTNT) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday, July 7th. The brokerage presently has a $43.00 price objective on the software maker’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 6.04% from the company’s […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Thursday, July 6th. According to Zacks, “LHC Group provides post-acute healthcare services primarily to Medicare beneficiaries in rural markets in the southern United States. They provide home-based services through their home nursing agencies […]

Advantage Oil & Gas (AAV) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media headlines about Advantage Oil & Gas (NYSE:AAV) (TSE:AAV) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of 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 negative one to positive one, with scores closest […]

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) Price Target Raised to $140.00 at Cowen and Company

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) had its price objective lifted by equities researchers at Cowen and Company from $125.00 to $140.00 in a report released on Thursday, July 6th. The brokerage presently has a “market perform” rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Cowen and Company’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 14.61% from […]

Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

Media coverage about Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being […]

AEGON N.V. Perp. Cap. Secs. Floating Rate (Netherlands) (AEB) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.19

Media headlines about AEGON N.V. Perp. Cap. Secs. Floating Rate (Netherlands) (NYSE:AEB) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, […]

Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Profire Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFIE) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Thursday, July 6th. The brokerage presently has a $1.50 price objective on the oil and gas company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would indicate a potential upside of 25.00% from the […]

Alliqua BioMedical (ALQA) Receiving Critical Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media headlines about Alliqua BioMedical (NASDAQ:ALQA) have trended negative recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Allied Motion Technologies (NASDAQ:AMOT) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.57

Media headlines about Allied Motion Technologies (NASDAQ:AMOT) have been trending very positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores […]

Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) Upgraded by Raymond James Financial, Inc. to “Strong-Buy”

Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE:PDS) (TSE:PD) was upgraded by equities researchers at Raymond James Financial, Inc. from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report released on Thursday, July 6th, MarketBeat reports. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC cut their target price on shares of […]

ANI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANIP) Earning Very Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

News articles about ANI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANIP) have been trending very positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact ALLIANCE WORLD (NYSE:AWF) Share Price

Media headlines about ALLIANCE WORLD (NYSE:AWF) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Arrow Financial Corporation (AROW) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.31

Media headlines about Arrow Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:AROW) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest […]

Alexco Resource Corp. (AXU) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of -0.12

Media headlines about Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE:AXU) (TSE:AXR) have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with […]

Alamo Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALG) Shares Bought by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Alamo Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALG) by 30.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 52,438 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 12,124 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC’s holdings in […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Sells 6,100 Shares of Global Partners LP (GLP)

California Public Employees Retirement System reduced its stake in shares of Global Partners LP (NYSE:GLP) by 4.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 141,400 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 6,100 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Global Partners were worth $2,757,000 at […]

Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:RECN) Position Boosted by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:RECN) by 1.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 163,585 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 2,300 shares during the period. California […]

Chart Industries, Inc. (GTLS) Shares Sold by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System reduced its stake in Chart Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLS) by 35.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 77,500 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 41,700 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Cuts Stake in Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVA)

California Public Employees Retirement System decreased its position in Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVA) by 4.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 193,700 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after selling 8,400 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System owned approximately […]

Investors Purchase High Volume of T-Mobile US Put Options (TMUS)

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors acquired 32,230 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 703% compared to the typical volume of 4,014 put options. Shares of T-Mobile US (NASDAQ TMUS) opened at 62.53 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average […]

Ceragon Networks Ltd. (CRNT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $88.77 Million

Wall Street analysts expect Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:CRNT) to post sales of $88.77 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Ceragon Networks’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $88.20 million to $89.33 million. Ceragon Networks reported sales of $70.01 million in the same quarter last year, […]

Head to Head Comparison: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) and Torchmark Corporation (TMK)

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) and China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Torchmark Corporation and China Life […]

Contrasting Carnival Corporation (CCL) & Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH)

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ: NCLH) and Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA) and Gazit-Globe (GZT)

Gazit-Globe (NYSE: GZT) and Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Dividends Gazit-Globe pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield […]

Head to Head Comparison: Convergys Corporation (CVG) versus International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)

Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) and International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Convergys Corporation and International Business […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII) and Towers Watson & Co (TW)

Towers Watson & Co (NASDAQ: TW) and Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) are both industrials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Profitability This table compares Towers Watson & Co and Heidrick & […]

Reviewing FORTERRA INC (FRTA) and Smart Sand (NYSE:SND)

FORTERRA INC (NASDAQ: FRTA) and Smart Sand (NYSE:SND) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 99.8% of FORTERRA INC shares are owned by institutional investors. […]

CSX Corporation (CSX) Receives “Buy” Rating from UBS AG

UBS AG reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) in a research report released on Saturday, www.flashratings.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $63.00 price objective on the transportation company’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on CSX. Avondale Partners upgraded shares of CSX Corporation from a […]

Brokerages Expect Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (SBCF) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $52.60 Million

Wall Street analysts expect that Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF) will announce $52.60 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $50.00 million to $53.90 million. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings […]

H. B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of H. B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The […]

Commerce Resources Corp. (CCE) Director Jody Dahrouge Sells 192,545 Shares

Commerce Resources Corp. (TSE:CCE) Director Jody Dahrouge sold 192,545 shares of Commerce Resources Corp. stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$0.07, for a total value of C$13,478.15. WARNING: This news story was first reported by [[site]] and is the property of of [[site]]. If […]

Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for TCF Financial Corporation Decreased by Jefferies Group (NYSE:TCF)

TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE:TCF) – Analysts at Jefferies Group decreased their Q2 2017 earnings estimates for shares of TCF Financial Corporation in a research note issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst C. Haire now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.31 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.32. […]

Five Oaks Investment Corp. (OAKS) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.00

Media coverage about Five Oaks Investment Corp. (NYSE:OAKS) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with […]

Leidos Holdings (LDOS) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.30

Media headlines about Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press 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 positive one, with scores closest to […]

Kroger Company (The) (KR) Shares Bought by Colony Group LLC

Colony Group LLC increased its position in shares of Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR) by 0.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 348,512 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,819 shares during the period. Colony Group LLC’s holdings in […]

KCG Holdings Inc. Purchases 14,846 Shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

KCG Holdings Inc. increased its position in shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) by 286.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 20,034 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 14,846 shares during the period. KCG Holdings Inc.’s […]

FNY Partners Fund LP Sells 3,800 Shares of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM)

FNY Partners Fund LP decreased its position in shares of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) by 76.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,200 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,800 shares during the period. FNY Partners Fund LP’s holdings in Anthem […]

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) is scheduled to release its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, August 1st. Analysts expect Time Warner to post earnings of $1.18 per share for the quarter. Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The media conglomerate reported $1.66 earnings per share for […]

Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCYT) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCYT) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, August 1st. Analysts expect Veracyte to post earnings of ($0.25) per share for the quarter. Veracyte (NASDAQ:VCYT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.24) EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson […]

Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT) Receiving Negative Media Coverage, Accern Reports

News headlines about Haverty Furniture Companies (NYSE:HVT) have trended negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 […]

Superconductor Technologies (NASDAQ:SCON) Earning Very Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

News headlines about Superconductor Technologies (NASDAQ:SCON) have trended very positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 […]

Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.63

News stories about Value Line (NASDAQ:VALU) have been trending very positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being […]

Cache (CACH) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

News coverage about Cache (NASDAQ:CACH) has been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cache […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI) Stock Price

Headlines about SunTrust Banks (NYSE:STI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of 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 -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being […]

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Buy

USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Thursday, July 6th. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on shares of USG Corporation from $29.00 to $35.00 and […]

Interface (TILE) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

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

Boeing Company (The) (BA) Stake Boosted by Lincoln National Corp

Lincoln National Corp raised its stake in Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) by 18.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,771 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock after buying an additional 594 shares during the period. Lincoln National Corp’s holdings in Boeing Company (The) were worth $667,000 as of its most […]

Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO) Position Increased by OppenheimerFunds Inc.

OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its stake in shares of Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) by 19.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,103 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 1,496 shares during the period. OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s holdings in […]