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Sears Sells Craftsman Brand To Stanley

Sears Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLD) has sold the 90-year-old Craftsman brand to Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (NYSE:SWK) in a $900 million deal. The agreement calls for Stanley to pay $525 million when the deal closes and another $250 million after three years. Stanley will also pay Sears a percentage of its new sales of Craftsman […]

Lifestyle Change Could Reduce Risk For Women With Breast Cancer Gene Variants

Cancer research has made remarkable strides over the past few years, pinpointing, for example, that women who carry certain common gene variants may be more vulnerable to some forms of breast cancer. But while increased detection rates is certainly great news, the newest research suggests that early detection of these genetic variants can lead doctors […]

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (SAFM) Downgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) was downgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $95.00 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $96.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective would suggest a […]

Jefferies Group Reiterates Buy Rating for Dollar General Corp. (DG)

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $101.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $97.00. Jefferies Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 14.76% from the stock’s […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) PT Lowered to $22.00 at FBR & Co.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) had its price target dropped by research analysts at FBR & Co. from $24.00 to $22.00 in a research note issued on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “mkt perform” rating on the apparel retailer’s stock. FBR & Co.’s target price points to a potential upside of 4.02% from the […]

EMC Co. (EMC) Downgraded by Longbow Research

EMC Co. (NYSE:EMC) was downgraded by investment analysts at Longbow Research from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $28.00 target price on the information technology service provider’s stock. Longbow Research’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 0.57% from the stock’s […]

Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Downgraded by Deutsche Bank

Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) was downgraded by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $150.00 target price on the network technology company’s stock, down from their previous target price of $210.00. Deutsche Bank’s target price suggests a potential […]

Vivint Solar Inc (VSLR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Deutsche Bank

Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $7.50 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of $3.50. Deutsche Bank’s price target would suggest a potential upside of […]

Ionis Pharmaceuticals’ (IONS) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IONS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by research analysts at Cowen and Company in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. In related news, SVP Patrick R. O’neil sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 23rd. The shares were sold at an […]

Ionis Pharmaceuticals’ (IONS) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IONS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by research analysts at Cowen and Company in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. In related news, SVP Patrick R. O’neil sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 23rd. The shares were sold at an […]

Trina Solar Limited (TSL) Lowered to Hold at Deutsche Bank

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) was downgraded by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a $9.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $11.00. Deutsche Bank’s target price points to a potential upside […]