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AlarmCom Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:ALRM) Short Interest Update

AlarmCom Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:ALRM) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,994,800 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the May 30th total of 5,682,300 shares. Currently, 16.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on […]

Short Interest in Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECHO) Rises By 6.5%

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECHO) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,921,500 shares, an increase of 6.5% from the May 30th total of 1,803,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 287,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.7 […]

Short Interest in Montage Resources Corp (NYSE:MR) Rises By 5.8%

Montage Resources Corp (NYSE:MR) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 940,500 shares, an increase of 5.8% from the May 30th total of 889,000 shares. Approximately 17.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on […]

Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) Short Interest Update

Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) saw a large increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,717,300 shares, an increase of 5.8% from the May 30th total of 3,512,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 858,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days. Currently, 2.1% of […]

Gulf Resources (NASDAQ:GURE) versus Ashland Global (NASDAQ:ASH) Head-To-Head Analysis

Gulf Resources (NASDAQ:GURE) and Ashland Global (NYSE:ASH) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings. Risk & Volatility Gulf Resources has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price […]

Penn Virginia (NASDAQ:PVAC) and Devon Energy (NASDAQ:DVN) Head-To-Head Analysis

Penn Virginia (NASDAQ:PVAC) and Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Volatility & Risk Penn Virginia has a beta of 1.32, indicating that its stock price is […]

Critical Review: Box Ships (OTCMKTS:TEUFF) & Pangaea Logistics Solutions (OTCMKTS:PANL)

Box Ships (OTCMKTS:TEUFF) and Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership. Dividends Pangaea Logistics Solutions pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has […]

Head-To-Head Contrast: CHURCHILL CAP C/SH (NYSE:CCC) vs. Park City Group (NYSE:PCYG)

CHURCHILL CAP C/SH (NYSE:CCC) and Park City Group (NASDAQ:PCYG) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings and target […]

Comparing E*TRADE Financial (NASDAQ:ETFC) & Frederick County Bancorp (MD) (NASDAQ:FCBI)

E*TRADE Financial (NASDAQ:ETFC) and Frederick County Bancorp (MD) (OTCMKTS:FCBI) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings and dividends. Institutional & Insider Ownership 91.5% of E*TRADE Financial shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Cinemark (NYSE:CNK) PT Lowered to $43.00

Cinemark (NYSE:CNK) had its price objective dropped by stock analysts at MKM Partners to $43.00 in a research report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. MKM Partners’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 12.51% from the company’s previous close. Several other research analysts […]

Global Investors Fundamental Purchases 5,888 Shares of Ballantyne Strong Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:BTN) Stock

Ballantyne Strong Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:BTN) Director Global Investors Fundamental bought 5,888 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $3.16 per share, for a total transaction of $18,606.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through […]

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) Short Interest Update

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 13,935,200 shares, a growth of 7.0% from the May 30th total of 13,019,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,100,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Grocery Outlet (NYSE:GO) Coverage Initiated at Guggenheim

Equities researchers at Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Grocery Outlet (NYSE:GO) in a note issued to investors on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the stock. GO has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Telsey Advisory Group began coverage on shares of Grocery Outlet in a […]

Snap (NYSE:SNAP) PT Raised to $13.00

Snap (NYSE:SNAP) had its price objective boosted by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley from $9.00 to $13.00 in a report issued on Monday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm presently has an “underweight” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 13.33% from the stock’s current price. A number of other […]

Cowen Initiates Coverage on Grocery Outlet (NYSE:GO)

Analysts at Cowen assumed coverage on shares of Grocery Outlet (NYSE:GO) in a research note issued on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage set an “outperform” rating and a $42.00 price target on the stock. Cowen’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 20.65% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities research […]

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “SK Telecom Co. is the world’s first commercial CDMA digital cellular service. As of September 30, 1997, they have provided the highest quality service for […]

BIO-TECHNE (NASDAQ:TECH) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of BIO-TECHNE (NASDAQ:TECH) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded shares of BIO-TECHNE from a neutral rating to a buy rating and lifted their target […]

RealPage (NASDAQ:RP) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of RealPage (NASDAQ:RP) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. RP has been the subject of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of ExlService from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on […]

Uniti Group (NASDAQ:UNIT) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Uniti Group (NASDAQ:UNIT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Uniti Group Inc. is a real estate investment trust company. It engaged in the acquisition and construction of mission critical infrastructure in the […]

Craig Conway Sells 200 Shares of salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Stock

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Director Craig Conway sold 200 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $158.85, for a total value of $31,770.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 9,336 shares in the company, valued at $1,483,023.60. The transaction was […]

Insider Selling: Fiera Capital Corp (TSE:FSZ) Director Sells C$108,086.41 in Stock

Fiera Capital Corp (TSE:FSZ) Director Jean-Guy Desjardins sold 9,565 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$11.30, for a total transaction of C$108,086.41. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 8,377 shares in the company, valued at […]

StoneMor Partners (NYSE:STON) vs. Verb Technology (NYSE:VERB) Head to Head Comparison

StoneMor Partners (NYSE:STON) and Verb Technology (NASDAQ:VERB) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for StoneMor […]

Prevail Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PRVL) Now Covered by Bank of America

Stock analysts at Bank of America began coverage on shares of Prevail Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PRVL) in a research report issued on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. Bank of America‘s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 22.25% from the company’s current price. Separately, […]

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group

Analysts at Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) in a note issued to investors on Monday, AnalystRatings.com reports. The firm set a “hold” rating and a $47.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 9.68% from the company’s previous close. PFE […]

Contrasting BT Group (NYSE:BT) and Shenandoah Telecommunications (NYSE:SHEN)

BT Group (NYSE:BT) and Shenandoah Telecommunications (NASDAQ:SHEN) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk. Valuation & Earnings This table compares BT Group and Shenandoah Telecommunications’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) […]

Critical Comparison: Piedmont Lithium (PLL) & Its Rivals

Piedmont Lithium (NASDAQ: PLL) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Piedmont Lithium to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations. Volatility and […]

Origin Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:OBNK) Short Interest Update

Origin Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:OBNK) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 566,900 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the May 30th total of 537,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 51,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 11.0 […]

Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Teck Resources Limited is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, metallurgical coal, […]

Village Farms International (NYSE:VFF) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Village Farms International (NYSE:VFF) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Village Farms International Inc. is a producer, marketer and distributor of greenhouse-grown tomatoes, bell peppers and cucumbers primarily in North America. The Company’s operating segments […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Radiant Logistics (NYSEAMERICAN:RLGT) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Radiant Logistics (NYSEAMERICAN:RLGT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Radiant Logistics is executing a strategy to build a global transportation and supply chain management company through organic growth and the strategic acquisition of regional best-of-breed non- […]

Wesco Aircraft (NYSE:WAIR) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Wesco Aircraft (NYSE:WAIR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Sunday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. distributes and provides supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry. It offers inventory of aerospace parts, including hardware, bearings, tools, electronic […]

& Robyn Jones Descendants Mark Sells 13,362 Shares of Goosehead Insurance Inc (NASDAQ:GSHD) Stock

Goosehead Insurance Inc (NASDAQ:GSHD) insider & Robyn Jones Descendants Mark sold 13,362 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.24, for a total transaction of $604,496.88. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through […]

Gary E. Bischoping, Jr. Sells 56,232 Shares of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) Stock

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) SVP Gary E. Bischoping, Jr. sold 56,232 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $132.56, for a total transaction of $7,454,113.92. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 27,393 […]

Contrasting Apellis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:APLS) & ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD)

Apellis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:APLS) and ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Volatility and Risk Apellis Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 0.74, meaning that its share price is […]

Smart Global (NASDAQ:SGH) and Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Head to Head Analysis

Smart Global (NASDAQ:SGH) and Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Smart Global and Micron […]

Veritex (NASDAQ:VBTX) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Veritex (NASDAQ:VBTX) from a buy rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Veritex Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Bank, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Veritex Community Bank conducts its banking activities. Veritex Community Bank provides various […]

Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a report published on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. They currently have $122.00 price target on the closed-end fund’s stock. According to Zacks, “Virtus Investment Partners, Inc., headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, provides investment management products and services […]

Y-mAbs Therapeutics (NASDAQ:YMAB) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Y-mAbs Therapeutics (NASDAQ:YMAB) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Sunday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Y-mAbs Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. […]

WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Sunday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “WSFS Financial Corporation is a thrift holding company. WSFS provides residential and commercial real estate, commercial and consumer lending services, as well as […]

Citigroup Downgrades Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) to Neutral

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) was downgraded by stock analysts at Citigroup from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They currently have a $100.00 price target on the specialty retailer’s stock, down from their previous price target of $115.00. Citigroup‘s target price suggests a […]

Gamco Investors Inc (NYSE:GBL) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Gamco Investors Inc (NYSE:GBL) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 223,500 shares, a growth of 7.8% from the May 30th total of 207,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 21,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.6 days. […]

Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) vs. Carbonite (NYSE:CARB) Financial Contrast

Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) and Carbonite (NASDAQ:CARB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and risk. Volatility & Risk Zendesk has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% […]

Slack (NASDAQ:WORK) Now Covered by Barclays

Analysts at Barclays assumed coverage on shares of Slack (NASDAQ:WORK) in a report released on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm set an “overweight” rating and a $45.00 price target on the stock. Barclays‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 30.81% from the company’s current price. WORK has been the subject of several other […]

Swiss Re (VTX:SREN) PT Set at CHF 104 by Royal Bank of Canada

Swiss Re (VTX:SREN) has been assigned a CHF 104 price objective by equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a report released on Monday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Several other analysts have also weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a […]

SOUTH32 LTD/S (OTCMKTS:SOUHY) Rating Reiterated by HSBC

SOUTH32 LTD/S (OTCMKTS:SOUHY)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by investment analysts at HSBC in a research report issued on Monday, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. SOUHY has been the topic of several other research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Valmont Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July […]

Head to Head Analysis: BJ’s Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) & Bojangles (NASDAQ:BOJA)

Bojangles (NASDAQ:BOJA) and BJ’s Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Institutional & Insider Ownership 90.5% of Bojangles shares are held by institutional investors. 52.9% of Bojangles […]

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) Short Interest Update

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 10,619,000 shares, a growth of 8.3% from the May 30th total of 9,806,900 shares. Currently, 8.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an […]

Leagold Mining (TSE:LMC) PT Raised to C$3.50

Leagold Mining (TSE:LMC) had its price objective raised by research analysts at CIBC from C$3.00 to C$3.50 in a research report issued on Monday, BayStreet.CA reports. CIBC’s target price suggests a potential upside of 74.13% from the company’s current price. Separately, National Bank Financial downgraded Detour Gold to a “hold” rating in a research report […]

Fuller, Smith & Turner (LON:FSTA) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Fuller, Smith & Turner (LON:FSTA)‘s stock had its “add” rating reissued by investment analysts at Peel Hunt in a report issued on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other research firms have also recently commented on FSTA. Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,750 ($22.87) price target on shares of Aston Martin Lagonda […]

IG Group (LON:IGG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital

IG Group (LON:IGG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Liberum Capital in a research report issued on Monday, Digital Look reports. They presently have a GBX 687 ($8.98) price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 14.23% from the stock’s current price. Several other […]