Analyst Articles – US

American Realty Investors (ARL) Upgraded to C+ by TheStreet

American Realty Investors (NYSE:ARL) was upgraded by research analysts at TheStreet from a “d+” rating to a “c+” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, TheStreetRatingsTable reports. American Realty Investors stock opened at $12.65 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $194.68 million, a PE ratio of 10.31 and a beta of 0.04. […]

BidaskClub Upgrades Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) to Sell

Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports. Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of Hingham Institution for Savings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report […]

Cigna (CI) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Cigna (NYSE:CI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Cigna’s shares of the company have lost in a year’s time, narrower than its industry’s decline. Moreover, it has witnessed its 2019 earnings estimates move south over the […]

Stifel Nicolaus Trims J B Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) Target Price to $107.00

J B Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) had its price objective decreased by equities researchers at Stifel Nicolaus from $115.00 to $107.00 in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.com reports. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the transportation company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ target price indicates a potential upside of 8.62% from the […]

Donaldson (DCI) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Donaldson (NYSE:DCI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Over the past six months, Donaldson's shares have underperformed the industry. Also, it looks significantly overvalued compared with the industry over the same time frame. Rising costs […]

Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Occidental Petroleum benefits from increasing oil production in the Permian Resources and its focus on high-margin production region. The ongoing capital investment will further strengthen the existing […]

Bank of America Downgrades International Paper (IP) to Neutral

International Paper (NYSE:IP) was downgraded by investment analysts at Bank of America from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Marketbeat.com reports. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on IP. UBS Group cut their price target on shares of International Paper from $55.00 to […]

Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) Price Target Cut to $240.00

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) had its price objective decreased by stock analysts at Wells Fargo & Co from $250.00 to $240.00 in a research note issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm presently has a “market perform” rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. Wells Fargo & Co‘s target price would suggest a potential downside of […]

Cummins (CMI) Stock Rating Upgraded by Citigroup

Cummins (NYSE:CMI) was upgraded by equities researchers at Citigroup from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm currently has a $190.00 price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of $155.00. Citigroup‘s price objective suggests a potential upside of […]

Barclays Reaffirms Buy Rating for Essex Property Trust (ESS)

Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Barclays in a research report issued on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.com reports. They currently have a $310.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Barclays‘s price objective suggests a potential upside of 12.88% from the stock’s current price. ESS has been […]

Peoples Utah Bancorp (PUB) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “People’s Utah Bancorp is a bank holding company which provides banking products and services primarily in the United States. It offers deposit […]

Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA) Now Covered by Analysts at National Securities

National Securities initiated coverage on shares of Arcadia Biosciences (NASDAQ:RKDA) in a report issued on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $15.00 target price on the basic materials company’s stock. “Breeding Tomorrow’s Crops. By utilizing gene editing technology to develop crops with enhanced nutritional profiles and growth characteristics, […]

Wave Life Sciences (WVE) Given Buy Rating at HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Wave Life Sciences (NASDAQ:WVE) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. The firm currently has a $33.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $49.00. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on […]

Bancolombia (CIB) Upgraded by Citigroup to Buy

Citigroup upgraded shares of Bancolombia (NYSE:CIB) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report published on Wednesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Bancolombia from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, March 21st. […]

MGIC Investment (MTG) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of MGIC Investment (NYSE:MTG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Competitive environment and pressure to maintain capital at the required level will dent MGIC Investment’s capital flexibility. Increase in debt level along with lower interest coverage […]

Netflix (NFLX) Price Target Increased to $450.00 by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) had its price objective boosted by Credit Suisse Group from $440.00 to $450.00 in a report released on Wednesday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have an outperform rating on the Internet television network’s stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. UBS Group upgraded shares of Netflix from a […]

United Continental (UAL) Price Target Raised to $111.00 at Buckingham Research

United Continental (NASDAQ:UAL) had its target price hoisted by Buckingham Research from $109.00 to $111.00 in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have a buy rating on the transportation company’s stock. Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of […]

Veeco Instruments (VECO) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Veeco Instruments Inc. is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and support of thin film process equipment, primarily sold to make electronic devices. Veeco’s […]

Limbach (LMB) Upgraded to “Buy” at Roth Capital

Roth Capital upgraded shares of Limbach (NASDAQ:LMB) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage currently has $10.00 target price on the construction company’s stock, up from their prior target price of $7.00. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Limbach from a […]

BlackRock (BLK) Given New $545.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) had its price target upped by Morgan Stanley from $536.00 to $545.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the asset manager’s stock. BLK has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BlackRock […]

Humana (HUM) Price Target Cut to $327.00 by Analysts at Barclays

Humana (NYSE:HUM) had its price objective lowered by Barclays from $351.00 to $327.00 in a research note released on Wednesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Barclays currently has an overweight rating on the insurance provider’s stock. Several other research firms also recently issued reports on HUM. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Humana from a neutral rating […]

Citigroup Increases BlackRock (BLK) Price Target to $500.00

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) had its price target boosted by Citigroup from $450.00 to $500.00 in a research report sent to investors on Monday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the asset manager’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group reissued a buy rating and […]

ICICI Bank (IBN) Raised to “Conviction-Buy” at Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of ICICI Bank (NYSE:IBN) from a buy rating to a conviction-buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday, The Fly reports. Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on IBN. Zacks Investment Research raised ICICI Bank from a hold rating to a buy rating and […]

Itau Unibanco (ITUB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Itau Unibanco (NYSE:ITUB) from a buy rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Monday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Shares of Itau Unibanco have underperformed its industry over the past six months, on the NYSE. Rising expenses due to investments in technology is likely to […]

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Given a $79.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer set a $79.00 price target on Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) in a report issued on Wednesday, TipRanks reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Discover Financial Services’ Q4 2019 earnings at $2.20 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $8.53 EPS and FY2020 earnings at […]

EuroDry (EDRY) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EuroDry (NASDAQ:EDRY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “EuroDry Ltd. is an owner and operator of drybulk vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk cargoes. EuroDry Ltd. is based in Marousi, Greece. “ Several […]

Baker Hughes A GE (BHGE) Cut to “Sell” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE:BHGE) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Monday morning, ValuEngine reports. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on BHGE. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Baker Hughes A GE from a hold rating to a sell rating […]

Forestar Group (FOR) Now Covered by BTIG Research

BTIG Research started coverage on shares of Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) in a report released on Monday morning, Benzinga reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $23.00 target price on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Forestar Group […]

DowDuPont (DWDP) Stock Rating Lowered by Royal Bank of Canada

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) was downgraded by investment analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from a “top pick” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have a $40.00 price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of $61.00. Royal Bank of Canada’s […]

TELUS (TU) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TELUS (NYSE:TU) (TSE:T) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “TELUS operates in a highly competitive environment. Its operating margins remain strained as cable TV operators move from phone services based on ‘circuit-switched’ technology to less […]

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) Price Target Increased to $148.00 by Analysts at Buckingham Research

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) had its price objective raised by Buckingham Research from $122.00 to $148.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, AnalystRatings.com reports. They currently have a neutral rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Longbow Research upgraded shares of […]

Icon’s (ICLR) Hold Rating Reiterated at Barclays

Barclays restated their hold rating on shares of Icon (NASDAQ:ICLR) in a research note released on Wednesday morning, AnalystRatings.com reports. The firm currently has a $154.00 price target on the medical research company’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on ICLR. SunTrust Banks reiterated a buy rating and set a $161.00 price target […]

Hubbell (HUBB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hubbell (NYSE:HUBB) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Hubbell Incorporated is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of electrical and electronic products to commercial, industrial, utility and telecommunications markets. The Company’s […]

United Technologies (UTX) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Strength in commercial and military aftermarket businesses and impressive contribution from its acquired Rockwell Collins business sales will likely boost United Technologies' near-term revenues. Also, improved top […]

J B Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

J B Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Shares of J.B. Hunt have declined more than 2% over the last 30 days. Adding to its woes, the company performed miserably in […]

Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Domino's shares have underperformed the industry in the past three months. This can primarily be attributed to lower-than-expected top and bottom lines performance in the last-reported […]

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (FMBH) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (NASDAQ:FMBH) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in the business of banking through its wholly owned subsidiary, […]

CAE (CAE) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CAE (NYSE:CAE) (TSE:CAE) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modelling technologies, and integrated training services to the civil aviation industry and defence forces around the […]

VERONA PHARMA P/S (VRNA) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at BTIG Research

BTIG Research started coverage on shares of VERONA PHARMA P/S (NASDAQ:VRNA) in a research report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. VRNA has been the subject of a number of other reports. Wedbush reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of VERONA […]

Burberry Group (BURBY) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein

Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on shares of Burberry Group (OTCMKTS:BURBY) in a report released on Wednesday morning, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. The brokerage issued an underperform rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Bank of America lowered shares of Burberry Group from a neutral rating […]

SAGE GRP PLC/GDR (SGPYY) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SAGE GRP PLC/GDR (OTCMKTS:SGPYY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. The firm currently has $42.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. According to Zacks, “The Sage Group plc supplies business management software, services and […]

Western Forest Products (WFSTF) Rating Lowered to Hold at TD Securities

TD Securities downgraded shares of Western Forest Products (OTCMKTS:WFSTF) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. Shares of WFSTF stock opened at $1.41 on Wednesday. About Western Forest Products Western Forest Products Inc operates as an integrated forest products company. The company is involved […]

OrganiGram (OGRMF) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Paradigm Capital

Paradigm Capital started coverage on shares of OrganiGram (OTCMKTS:OGRMF) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, TipRanks reports. The firm issued a buy rating on the stock. Separately, Jefferies Financial Group began coverage on shares of OrganiGram in a report on Monday, February 25th. They issued a buy rating on the stock. Shares […]

JSR CORP/ADR (JSCPY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of JSR CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:JSCPY) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “JSR Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of synthetic rubber and chemical materials. Its operating segment consists of Elastomers, Plastics and Fine Chemicals and Other Products. […]

Kalvista Pharmaceuticals (KALV) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

Kalvista Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KALV) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Needham & Company LLC began coverage on shares of Kalvista Pharmaceuticals in a report […]

Patterson Companies (PDCO) Now Covered by Analysts at Guggenheim

Guggenheim began coverage on shares of Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. The firm issued a neutral rating and a $23.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on PDCO. Zacks Investment Research lowered Patterson Companies from […]

Interface (TILE) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Interface (NASDAQ:TILE) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Interface, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpet, which it markets under the Interface and FLOR brands. The Company is committed to the goal of […]

MKS Instruments (MKSI) Price Target Increased to $115.00 by Analysts at Deutsche Bank

MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) had its target price hoisted by Deutsche Bank from $100.00 to $115.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. Deutsche Bank currently has a buy rating on the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine […]

Spirit of Texas Bancshares (STXB) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Spirit of Texas Bancshares (NASDAQ:STXB) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Spirit of Texas Bancshares Inc. is a bank holding company. It offers commercial and retail banking services. The company provides checking and savings […]

LogMeIn (LOGM) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “LogMeIn reaps benefits from a strong product portfolio comprising Jive, Bold360 ai and LastPass. The company’s efforts to address renewal headwinds in the Communications & Collaboration business […]