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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ERIC) Lifted to “Buy” at BidaskClub

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, October 23rd. A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” […]

Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) Given a $231.00 Price Target by Citigroup Analysts

Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) received a $231.00 price target from investment analysts at Citigroup in a research note issued on Thursday, November 8th. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the construction company’s stock. Citigroup’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 22.24% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts […]

Continental Resources (CLR) Earns “Buy” Rating from Kepler Capital Markets

Kepler Capital Markets restated their buy rating on shares of Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) in a research note released on Tuesday, October 23rd. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on CLR. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on Continental Resources from $97.00 to $89.00 and set an overweight rating for the company in a […]

Lowe’s Companies (LOW) Rating Lowered to Hold at Gordon Haskett

Gordon Haskett cut shares of Lowe’s Companies (NYSE:LOW) from an accumulate rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Thursday, November 8th, MarketBeat reports. LOW has been the subject of several other reports. Raymond James raised their price target on shares of Lowe’s Companies from $105.00 to $112.00 and gave the […]

Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) Given a $68.00 Price Target by Piper Jaffray Companies Analysts

Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) has been given a $68.00 price objective by equities research analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies in a report issued on Thursday, November 8th. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the lifestyle brand’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ target price points to a potential upside of 48.18% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Iteris Inc (ITI) Major Shareholder Neil S. Subin Sells 8,616 Shares

Iteris Inc (NASDAQ:ITI) major shareholder Neil S. Subin sold 8,616 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.18, for a total value of $36,014.88. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which […]

Contrasting Federated Investors (FII) & Fidus Investment (FDUS)

Federated Investors (NYSE:FII) and Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings. Risk and Volatility Federated Investors has a beta of 1.11, indicating that its share price is […]

Reviewing Editas Medicine (EDIT) & Surface Oncology (NASDAQ:SURF)

Surface Oncology (NASDAQ:SURF) and Editas Medicine (NASDAQ:EDIT) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Surface Oncology and Editas Medicine’s net margins, return on equity and […]

Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) PT Lowered to $22.00

Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) had its price target cut by Hovde Group from $30.00 to $22.00 in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, October 25th, Marketbeat reports. They currently have an outperform rating on the financial services provider’s stock. STL has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded […]

Sabra Health Care REIT (SBRA) vs. Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS) Head-To-Head Comparison

Sabra Health Care REIT (NASDAQ:SBRA) and Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Sabra Health Care REIT and Equity […]

Green Dot (GDOT) Given a $79.00 Price Target by Deutsche Bank Analysts

Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) has been assigned a $79.00 target price by research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a report released on Thursday, November 8th. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Deutsche Bank’s target price suggests a potential downside of 6.85% from the company’s previous close. GDOT has been […]

Head to Head Comparison: Pampa Energia (PAM) vs. Avangrid (AGR)

Pampa Energia (NYSE:PAM) and Avangrid (NYSE:AGR) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk. Volatility & Risk Pampa Energia has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% […]

Southern (NYSE:SO) vs. Atlantica Yield (AY) Head to Head Analysis

Southern (NYSE:SO) and Atlantica Yield (NASDAQ:AY) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends. Institutional and Insider Ownership 57.3% of Southern shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.5% of Atlantica […]

Stryker (SYK) versus PAVmed (NASDAQ:PAVM) Head to Head Review

PAVmed (NASDAQ:PAVM) and Stryker (NYSE:SYK) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings. Earnings & Valuation This table compares PAVmed and Stryker’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue […]

Analyzing China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (CEA) & Mesa Air Group (MESA)

China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. ADR Class H (NYSE:CEA) and Mesa Air Group (NASDAQ:MESA) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares China Eastern Airlines […]

Dearborn Partners LLC Purchases Shares of 2,087 Harris Co. (NYSE:HRS)

Dearborn Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Harris Co. (NYSE:HRS) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 2,087 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock, valued at approximately $353,000. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in […]

Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) Holdings Cut by Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC

Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC cut its holdings in shares of Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) by 37.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,153 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 676 shares during the period. Balasa […]

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Trims Stake in Ternium SA (TX)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp cut its holdings in shares of Ternium SA (NYSE:TX) by 24.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 9,983 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 3,300 shares during the period. […]

LKQ Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NASDAQ:LKQ)

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) saw some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders purchased 4,770 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 3,942% compared to the typical daily volume of 118 put options. In other LKQ news, insider Dominick P. Zarcone purchased 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated […]

Brokerages Set Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR) PT at $72.48

Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the thirty-five research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and twenty-four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a […]

2,668 Shares in GATX Co. (NYSE:GATX) Acquired by Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC

Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC bought a new stake in shares of GATX Co. (NYSE:GATX) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 2,668 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $231,000. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or […]

Andra AP fonden Sells 31,300 Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)

Andra AP fonden cut its holdings in shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) by 11.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 250,500 shares of the textile maker’s stock after selling 31,300 shares during the period. Andra AP fonden owned […]

Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) Declares $0.44 Quarterly Dividend

Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ:NDAQ) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be given a dividend of 0.44 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend […]

Citizens Financial Group Inc Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.27 (CFG)

Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CFG) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 22nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of 0.27 per share by the bank on Wednesday, November 14th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.98%. The […]

Realty Income Corp (O) Holdings Boosted by Bank of Montreal Can

Bank of Montreal Can raised its holdings in shares of Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) by 38.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 290,483 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 80,342 shares during […]

Xerox (XRX) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS

Xerox (NYSE:XRX) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 23rd. The information technology services provider reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.07, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Xerox had a net margin of 0.34% and a return on equity of 16.50%. The company had revenue of $2.35 […]

Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.04 EPS

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 23rd. The medical equipment provider reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.20 by ($0.04), MarketWatch Earnings reports. Varian Medical Systems had a net margin of 5.14% and a return on equity of 27.54%. The business had […]

WEX Inc (WEX) Receives $194.80 Average Price Target from Analysts

WEX Inc (NYSE:WEX) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have updated […]

JMP Group LLC (NYSE:JMP) Announces $0.03 Monthly Dividend

JMP Group LLC (NYSE:JMP) declared a monthly dividend on Friday, October 19th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of 0.03 per share by the financial services provider on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.33%. […]

Centurylink (NYSE:CTL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Expectations

Centurylink (NYSE:CTL) released its earnings results on Thursday, November 8th. The technology company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30, Briefing.com reports. Centurylink had a net margin of 7.81% and a return on equity of 4.45%. The company had revenue of $5.82 billion for the quarter, compared […]

SPDR Portfolio Short Term Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:SPSB) Position Lowered by Dearborn Partners LLC

Dearborn Partners LLC cut its holdings in shares of SPDR Portfolio Short Term Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:SPSB) by 15.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,700 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,600 shares during the period. […]

BB&T Corp Sells 8,995 Shares of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW)

BB&T Corp cut its holdings in shares of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) by 21.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 32,571 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after selling 8,995 shares during the period. BB&T Corp’s holdings in Corning […]

Akzo Nobel Plans Semi-Annual Dividend of $0.13 (AKZOY)

Akzo Nobel (OTCMKTS:AKZOY) declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Wednesday, October 17th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 29th will be given a dividend of 0.128 per share by the basic materials company on Friday, November 2nd. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 26th. Akzo Nobel stock traded up $0.02 during trading hours on […]

T. Rowe Price Group Inc Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.70 (NASDAQ:TROW)

T. Rowe Price Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 14th will be given a dividend of 0.70 per share by the asset manager on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $2.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.92%. […]

Brokerages Set Alamos Gold Inc (AGI) Target Price at $10.71

Alamos Gold Inc (TSE:AGI) (NYSE:AGI) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have updated […]

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) Holdings Boosted by Bank of America Corp DE

Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) by 2.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 81,934 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,300 shares during the period. Bank of America […]

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) is NewSquare Capital LLC’s 3rd Largest Position

NewSquare Capital LLC raised its holdings in shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 2.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 86,597 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,740 shares during the period. […]

Coin(O) Reaches Market Capitalization of $70,338.00 (CNO)

Coin(O) (CURRENCY:CNO) traded 1% lower against the US dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 20:00 PM E.T. on October 25th. Coin(O) has a total market cap of $70,338.00 and approximately $10.00 worth of Coin(O) was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last seven days, Coin(O) has traded 25.5% lower against […]

IMPAC Mortgage Holdings, Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:IMH) Position Lowered by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. trimmed its holdings in shares of IMPAC Mortgage Holdings, Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:IMH) by 52.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 19,078 shares of the company’s stock after selling 21,364 shares during the quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management […]

Cascades Inc (CAS) Insider Laurent Lemaire Purchases 5,300 Shares

Cascades Inc (TSE:CAS) insider Laurent Lemaire acquired 5,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 16th. The shares were acquired at an average price of C$11.02 per share, for a total transaction of C$58,406.00. Laurent Lemaire also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, November 14th, Laurent Lemaire acquired 5,000 shares […]

ATMChain Market Cap Reaches $635,475.00 (ATM)

ATMChain (CURRENCY:ATM) traded 32.2% lower against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 20:00 PM E.T. on November 16th. One ATMChain token can now be purchased for approximately $0.0001 or 0.00000002 BTC on major exchanges including Rfinex, Bit-Z, Livecoin and YoBit. ATMChain has a total market cap of $635,475.00 and $143.00 worth […]

ZSEcoin (ZSE) 24 Hour Volume Hits $3.00

ZSEcoin (CURRENCY:ZSE) traded up 0.7% against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 20:00 PM Eastern on November 16th. One ZSEcoin coin can now be bought for approximately $0.0131 or 0.00000197 BTC on major exchanges including Cryptopia and CoinExchange. ZSEcoin has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $3.00 worth of […]

XOMA Corp (XOMA) Director Sells $70,039.76 in Stock

XOMA Corp (NASDAQ:XOMA) Director Ness W. Denman Van sold 5,528 shares of XOMA stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.67, for a total transaction of $70,039.76. Following the sale, the director now owns 11,646 shares in the company, valued at approximately $147,554.82. […]

Piper Jaffray Companies Weighs in on QEP Resources Inc’s Q3 2018 Earnings (NYSE:QEP)

QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) – Investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies raised their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for QEP Resources in a report issued on Tuesday, October 23rd, Zacks Investment Research reports. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst K. Harrison now anticipates that the pipeline company will post earnings of ($0.03) per share for the quarter, up […]

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Selective Insurance Group’s Q3 2018 Earnings (NASDAQ:SIGI)

Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) – Investment analysts at Boenning Scattergood decreased their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for Selective Insurance Group in a report issued on Monday, October 22nd, Zacks Investment Research reports. Boenning Scattergood analyst R. Farnam now anticipates that the insurance provider will post earnings of $0.77 per share for the quarter, down from […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for SRC Energy Inc Reduced by Analyst (NYSEAMERICAN:SRCI)

SRC Energy Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:SRCI) – Investment analysts at Seaport Global Securities decreased their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for SRC Energy in a report issued on Tuesday, October 23rd, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seaport Global Securities analyst J. Aschenbeck now anticipates that the oil and natural gas company will post earnings of $0.16 per share for […]

Ethan Allen Interiors (ETH) Price Target Lowered to $22.00 at Telsey Advisory Group

Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) had its price objective decreased by Telsey Advisory Group from $23.00 to $22.00 in a research report issued on Thursday, October 25th, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The brokerage presently has a “market perform” rating on the stock. Telsey Advisory Group’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 12.42% from the company’s […]

Seaport Global Securities Comments on Norbord Inc’s Q3 2018 Earnings (OSB)

Norbord Inc (NYSE:OSB) – Investment analysts at Seaport Global Securities issued their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for Norbord in a report issued on Tuesday, October 23rd, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Weintraub anticipates that the construction company will post earnings of $1.13 per share for the quarter. Seaport Global Securities has […]

Celestica (NYSE:CLS) Given a $12.00 Price Target by BMO Capital Markets Analysts

BMO Capital Markets set a $12.00 target price on Celestica (NYSE:CLS) (TSE:CLS) in a research report report published on Wednesday, October 24th. The firm currently has a hold rating on the technology company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Beacon Securities raised shares of Celestica from […]

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on shares of Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, October 25th, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $28.00 price objective on the apparel and footwear maker’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Pivotal Research upgraded […]