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CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) Upgraded by UBS Group to “Strong-Buy”

CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) was upgraded by equities researchers at UBS Group from an “outperform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report issued on Thursday, January 4th, The Fly reports. A number of other research firms have also recently commented on CVS. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on shares of CVS Health in a […]

Vetr Downgrades Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) to Hold

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) was downgraded by research analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. They presently have a $212.86 target price on the Internet television network’s stock. Vetr‘s target price would indicate a potential downside of 6.47% from the stock’s current […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) Stock Price

News articles about Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most […]

American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Media headlines about American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, January 4th. According to Zacks, “We are positive on Glaxo’s efforts to develop its pipeline. Performance of new products has been encouraging. Meanwhile, back-to-back approvals of three new products – […]

California Resources (NYSE:CRC) Upgraded to “Neutral” at Bank of America

California Resources (NYSE:CRC) was upgraded by investment analysts at Bank of America from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, January 4th, MarketBeat reports. The firm presently has a $24.00 target price on the oil and gas producer’s stock. Bank of America’s price objective indicates a potential upside […]

Diageo (NYSE:DEO) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Diageo (NYSE:DEO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, January 4th. The firm presently has a $163.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 12.23% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Forum Energy Technologies (NYSE:FET) to Sell

Forum Energy Technologies (NYSE:FET) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “Forum Energy Technologies is a global oilfield products company, serving the subsea, drilling, completion, production and infrastructure sectors of the oil and natural gas […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Emerald Expositions Events (NYSE:EEX) to “Hold”

Emerald Expositions Events (NYSE:EEX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. organizes business to business trade shows. The Company operates live events as well as offers other marketing services, including digital […]

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.19

News articles about Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one […]

Textron (NYSE:TXT) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

News articles about Textron (NYSE:TXT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Taminco (TAM) & The Competition

Taminco (NYSE: TAM) is one of 32 public companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Taminco to related companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings. Insider and Institutional Ownership 70.8% of shares of all “Commodity […]

Ferro (NYSE:FOE) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Ferro (NYSE:FOE) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “FERRO CORP. is a worldwide producer of specialty materials for industry by organic and inorganic chemistry. It operates in 21 countries worldwide. Ferro produces a variety […]

BidaskClub Upgrades Franklin Electric (NASDAQ:FELE) to “Hold”

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Franklin Electric (NASDAQ:FELE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Wednesday, January 3rd. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on FELE. Boenning Scattergood reissued an outperform rating on shares of Franklin Electric in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Zacks Investment […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) Share Price

News articles about Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to […]

Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “Great Plains Energy Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. It also provides regulated steam services in St. Joseph, Missouri. The […]

Net Element International (NASDAQ:NETE) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

Net Element International (NASDAQ:NETE) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. Net Element International (NASDAQ NETE) traded down $0.35 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $8.48. The company had a trading volume of 180,000 shares, compared to its […]

Intel (INTC) Rating Reiterated by Nomura

Nomura reissued their buy rating on shares of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) in a report published on Thursday, January 4th. Nomura currently has a $50.00 price objective on the chip maker’s stock. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on INTC. Zacks Investment Research raised Intel from a hold rating to a buy rating and […]

Hess (NYSE:HES) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

News articles about Hess (NYSE:HES) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being […]

Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) Share Price

Headlines about PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC) have been trending positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PNC […]

CVS Health (CVS) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.16

Headlines about CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CVS Health […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Lowe's Companies (LOW) Stock Price

Headlines about Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lowe's Companies […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect U.S. Bancorp (USB) Share Price

Headlines about U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. U.S. Bancorp […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Gilead Sciences (GILD) Stock Price

Headlines about Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gilead Sciences […]

Goldman Sachs Group’s (GS) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Instinet

Instinet reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) in a report issued on Thursday, January 4th. Instinet currently has a $225.00 price target on the investment management company’s stock, down from their prior price target of $238.00. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. TheStreet raised shares of […]

Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact ENI (NYSE:E) Share Price

News headlines about ENI (NYSE:E) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.10

News headlines about General Motors (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT) to Announce $0.43 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) to announce earnings per share of $0.43 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Boot Barn’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.45 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.42. Boot Barn posted earnings per […]

Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) Stock Price

News coverage about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp (NYSE:SMFG) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Analysts Expect Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NFBK) to Announce $0.17 Earnings Per Share

Shares of Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFBK) have earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating. Brokerages have set a one year consensus target price of $17.00 for the company and […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact American Tower (NYSE:AMT) Share Price

News coverage about American Tower (NYSE:AMT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) Stock Rating Lowered by Jefferies Group

Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report released on Thursday, January 4th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They currently have a $18.00 price objective on the oil and gas company’s stock. Jefferies Group’s price objective points to a potential downside of […]

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

News coverage about LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. […]

Financial Analysis: Sapient (SAPE) versus Actua (NASDAQ:ACTA)

Actua (NASDAQ: ACTA) and Sapient (NASDAQ:SAPE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk. Profitability This table compares Actua and Sapient’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Metlife (NYSE:MET) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News headlines about Metlife (NYSE:MET) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers New Residential Investment (NYSE:NRZ) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of New Residential Investment (NYSE:NRZ) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “New Residential Investment Corp. is a real estate investment trust. It focuses on investing in, and actively managing, investments related to residential real estate. The Company […]

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “Shares of Annaly have outperformed the industry in the past year. Moreover, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for fourth-quarter 2017 earnings remained unchanged in a month’s time. […]

Lloyds Banking Group (NYSE:LYG) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about Lloyds Banking Group (NYSE:LYG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Bank Of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) Stock Price

News headlines about Bank Of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son (NYSE:NTB) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son (NYSE:NTB) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, January 4th. According to Zacks, “The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited offers bank and wealth management services. It provides retail and corporate banking […]

Northstar Realty Europe (NYSE:NRE) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Northstar Realty Europe (NYSE:NRE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Wednesday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research currently has $15.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Northstar Realty Europe Corp. is a real estate investment trust which focused […]

Telefonica (NYSE:TEF) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about Telefonica (NYSE:TEF) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Zacks: Farmer Brothers Co. (FARM) Given $38.50 Consensus Price Target by Analysts

Shares of Farmer Brothers Co. (NASDAQ:FARM) have received an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $38.50 for the company and are […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact American International Group (NYSE:AIG) Share Price

News coverage about American International Group (NYSE:AIG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

North American Energy Partners Inc.(USA) (NYSE:NOA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

North American Energy Partners Inc.(USA) (NYSE:NOA) (TSE:NOA) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY PARTNERS INC. is one of the largest providers of heavy construction, mining, piling and pipeline services in Western Canada. For […]

ValuEngine Upgrades National-Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) to Hold

ValuEngine upgraded shares of National-Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday, January 3rd. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $36.00 target price on shares of National-Oilwell Varco in a report on […]

Brokerages Anticipate CBIZ, Inc. (CBZ) to Post $0.01 Earnings Per Share

CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE:CBZ) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Zacks has also assigned CBIZ an industry rank of 214 out of 265 based on the […]

First Financial (THFF) versus Allstate (NYSE:ALL) Financial Contrast

Allstate (NYSE: ALL) and First Financial (NASDAQ:THFF) are both financials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 76.6% of Allstate shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.5% of […]

Analyzing The Shaw Group (NYSE:SHAW) & Emcor Group (EME)

The Shaw Group (NYSE: SHAW) and Emcor Group (NYSE:EME) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk. Dividends Emcor Group pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a […]

Chemtura (CHMT) and The Competition Critical Analysis

Chemtura (NYSE: CHMT) is one of 48 public companies in the “Specialty Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Chemtura to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership 93.1% of Chemtura shares are held […]