Archive for Renee Jackson

AT&T (T) Upgraded at Vetr

Vetr upgraded shares of AT&T (NYSE:T) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. The brokerage currently has $39.38 price objective on the technology company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Moffett Nathanson reissued a neutral rating […]

Voya Natural Resources Equity Income Fnd (IRR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about Voya Natural Resources Equity Income Fnd (NYSE:IRR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Jianpu Technology (JT) Stock Price

Press coverage about Jianpu Technology (NYSE:JT) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 […]

First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge US (QCLN) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge US (NASDAQ:QCLN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive […]

Lincoln Educational Services Corp (LINC) Given $3.50 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages

Shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) have received an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus price target of $3.50 for the company and […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect PowerShares Dynamic Indls Sec Port (PRN) Stock Price

Press coverage about PowerShares Dynamic Indls Sec Port (NASDAQ:PRN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Nuveen California Quality Mncpl Incm Fnd (NAC) Share Price

Press coverage about Nuveen California Quality Mncpl Incm Fnd (NYSE:NAC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive […]

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) Shares Sold by Bessemer Group Inc.

Bessemer Group Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 74.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 13,016 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after selling 38,789 shares during the quarter. Bessemer Group Inc.’s holdings in […]

Critical Survey: AGNC Investment (AGNC) versus Annaly Capital Management (NLY)

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ: AGNC) and Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) are both mid-cap financials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Institutional and Insider Ownership 65.5% of AGNC Investment shares are held by institutional […]

Head to Head Analysis: S & T Bancorp (STBA) & Its Rivals

S & T Bancorp (NASDAQ: STBA) is one of 201 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare S & T Bancorp to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and dividends. Dividends S & T […]

Dril-Quip (DRQ) versus Dresser-Rand Group (DRC) Financial Review

Dresser-Rand Group (NYSE: DRC) and Dril-Quip (NYSE:DRQ) are both mid-cap energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Dresser-Rand Group and […]

Eagle Asset Management Inc. Cuts Holdings in ConocoPhillips (COP)

Eagle Asset Management Inc. reduced its position in shares of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) by 9.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,584 shares of the energy producer’s stock after selling 2,889 shares during the quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in ConocoPhillips […]

Kirkland Lake Gold (NYSE:KL) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Kirkland Lake Gold (NYSE:KL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. The firm presently has a $17.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective suggests a potential upside of 6.72% from the […]

Jefferies Group Analysts Give Superior Energy Services (SPN) a $10.00 Price Target

Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN) received a $10.00 price objective from research analysts at Jefferies Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, January 4th. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. Jefferies Group’s target price suggests a potential downside of 7.58% from the stock’s […]

$3.96 Billion in Sales Expected for NGL Energy Partners LP (NGL) This Quarter

Analysts forecast that NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) will report sales of $3.96 billion for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for NGL Energy Partners’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $3.76 billion to $4.16 billion. NGL Energy Partners posted sales of $3.41 billion during the same quarter last year, which […]

Calamos Wealth Management LLC Purchases 6,547 Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Calamos Wealth Management LLC grew its position in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 8.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 82,508 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,547 shares during the period. Johnson & Johnson […]

Insider Selling: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) CEO Sells 1,000 Shares of Stock

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) CEO Scott M. Prochazka sold 1,000 shares of CenterPoint Energy stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.11, for a total transaction of $28,110.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. […]

Thomas Wilder Sells 345 Shares of Penumbra Inc (NYSE:PEN) Stock

Penumbra Inc (NYSE:PEN) Director Thomas Wilder sold 345 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.15, for a total transaction of $31,446.75. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this […]

Insider Selling: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK) CEO Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock

Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK) CEO Anand Vadapalli sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.64, for a total transaction of $26,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 1,325,263 shares in […]

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) CFO Kenneth Stillwell Sells 517 Shares

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) CFO Kenneth Stillwell sold 517 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.88, for a total transaction of $24,753.96. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 3,186 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Friday, January 5th. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus cut their price target on Analog Devices from $100.00 to $98.00 and set a buy rating for […]

AbbVie Inc Expected to Post FY2018 Earnings of $6.58 Per Share (NYSE:ABBV)

AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Group decreased their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for AbbVie in a note issued to investors on Thursday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Jefferies Group analyst J. Holford now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $6.58 for the year, down from their prior forecast […]

Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS Has $8.10 Million Stake in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)

Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS lessened its position in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) by 10.5% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 82,173 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 9,595 shares during the period. Kornitzer […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE:HCLP) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research note published on Wednesday, January 3rd. According to Zacks, “Hi-Crush Partners LP engages in the production of monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral that is used as a proppant to enhance the recovery rates of […]

SP Plus (NASDAQ:SP) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Headlines about SP Plus (NASDAQ:SP) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

USG (USG) Upgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co. to “Overweight”

USG (NYSE:USG) was upgraded by equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report issued on Friday, January 5th. The brokerage presently has a $38.00 target price on the construction company’s stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 2.91% […]

MAXIMUS (MMS) and Brink's (BCO) Head to Head Contrast

MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) and Brink's (NYSE:BCO) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings. Dividends MAXIMUS pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield […]

Workiva (WK) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about Workiva (NYSE:WK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest […]

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCMP) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Headlines about Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SCMP) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

NEXT (LON:NXT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed their sector performer rating on shares of NEXT (LON:NXT) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. Royal Bank of Canada currently has a GBX 4,500 ($61.03) target price on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche […]

New Relic Inc (NYSE:NEWR) CFO Sells $296,750.00 in Stock

New Relic Inc (NYSE:NEWR) CFO Mark Sachleben sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.35, for a total value of $296,750.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this […]

NEXT’s (LON:NXT) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated their neutral rating on shares of NEXT (LON:NXT) in a report released on Thursday, January 4th. The firm currently has a GBX 4,830 ($65.50) target price on the stock. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on NEXT from GBX […]

Western Gas Equity Partners (WGP) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Western Gas Equity Partners (NYSE:WGP) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, January 4th, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm set an “outperform” rating and a $49.00 price target on the pipeline company’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price target would indicate a potential […]

Cheniere Energy Partners (CQH) Downgraded by US Capital Advisors

Cheniere Energy Partners (NYSEAMERICAN:CQH) was downgraded by investment analysts at US Capital Advisors from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, January 4th. US Capital Advisors also issued estimates for Cheniere Energy Partners’ Q4 2017 earnings at $0.46 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.54 EPS, Q2 2018 […]

Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) Director Geoffrey L. Donaker Sells 6,000 Shares

Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) Director Geoffrey L. Donaker sold 6,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.06, for a total value of $252,360.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 9,590 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $403,355.40. The transaction […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Thursday, January 4th. WBA has been the subject of several other reports. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. They […]

ViaSat (VSAT) Downgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, January 5th. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on VSAT. B. Riley reissued a buy rating and issued a $89.00 target price on shares of ViaSat in a research […]

Werner Enterprises (WERN) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday, January 5th. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Werner Enterprises from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Given a $90.00 Price Target by Loop Capital Analysts

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) has been given a $90.00 target price by stock analysts at Loop Capital in a report released on Wednesday, January 3rd. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the pharmacy operator’s stock. Loop Capital’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 17.69% from the company’s current price. Several other […]

Veru (VERU) Given a $5.00 Price Target at HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright set a $5.00 price target on Veru (NASDAQ:VERU) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 3rd. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on VERU. ValuEngine cut Veru from a hold rating to a sell rating in a […]

Vicor (VICR) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

Vicor (NASDAQ:VICR) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Wednesday, January 3rd. Separately, TheStreet upgraded Vicor from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Vicor (VICR) opened at $19.10 on Wednesday. The firm has a […]

Energous (WATT) Price Target Raised to $32.00

Energous (NASDAQ:WATT) had its target price lifted by stock analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services from $20.00 to $32.00 in a report released on Wednesday, January 3rd, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services’ target price would suggest a potential upside of […]

21Vianet Group (VNET) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” by BidaskClub

21Vianet Group (NASDAQ:VNET) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report released on Friday, January 5th. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on VNET. ValuEngine cut 21Vianet Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, […]

Viacom (VIAB) Receives Market Perform Rating from Wells Fargo & Co

Wells Fargo & Co reissued their market perform rating on shares of Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, January 4th, The Fly reports. Wells Fargo & Co currently has a $32.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $25.00. Several other equities analysts have also […]

Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Invests $277,000 in NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN)

Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in NeoPhotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 49,854 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $277,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC owned approximately 0.11% of NeoPhotonics at the end of the […]

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Raises Stake in Descartes Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:DSGX)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Descartes Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:DSGX) (TSE:DSG) by 13.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 91,876 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,636 shares […]

Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) Shares Sold by Rothschild Investment Corp IL

Rothschild Investment Corp IL lowered its stake in shares of Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 0.9% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 148,924 shares of the software giant’s stock after selling 1,285 shares during the quarter. Microsoft makes up about […]

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) Shares Bought by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 3.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,087,032 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 74,791 shares during the quarter. SPDR S&P […]

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Trims Position in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. cut its holdings in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 2.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 19,801 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 480 shares during the quarter. Alphabet makes up approximately 1.3% […]

8,403 Shares in Aqua America Inc (WTR) Acquired by Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC

Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 8,403 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $279,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds […]