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Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS

Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) issued its earnings results on Tuesday. The bank reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.03, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Washington Federal had a net margin of 29.06% and a return on equity of 8.57%. Washington Federal (WAFD) traded up 0.59% during trading […]

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Given New $240.00 Price Target at Bank of America Corporation

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) had its target price increased by investment analysts at Bank of America Corporation from $230.00 to $240.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the healthcare conglomerate’s stock. Bank of America Corporation’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 17.71% from the […]

Desjardins Increases Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) Price Target to C$254.00

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) (NYSE:CP) had its price objective raised by stock analysts at Desjardins from C$230.00 to C$254.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Desjardins’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 21.14% from the stock’s previous […]

Lundin Mining Co. (LUN) Downgraded by National Bank Financial to “Sector Perform”

Lundin Mining Co. (TSE:LUN) was downgraded by research analysts at National Bank Financial from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a C$11.50 price target on the mining company’s stock, up from their previous price target of C$10.50. National Bank Financial’s price […]

Beazer Homes USA (BZH) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

News coverage about Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Ruth’s Hospitality Group (RUTH) Share Price

Headlines about Ruth’s Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Financial Survey: Milacron Holdings Corp. (MCRN) and Its Peers

Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN) is one of 57 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Milacron Holdings Corp. to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability. Institutional & Insider Ownership […]

Financial Analysis: Visteon Corporation (VC) versus Magna International (MGA)

Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) and Magna International (NYSE:MGA) are both mid-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends. Institutional and Insider Ownership 59.4% of Magna International shares are owned by institutional investors. […]

Quest Resource Holding Corporation. (QRHC) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.07 Per Share

Equities analysts expect that Quest Resource Holding Corporation. (NASDAQ:QRHC) will post earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.07) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for Quest Resource Holding Corporation.’s earnings. Quest Resource Holding Corporation. posted earnings per share of ($0.16) in the same quarter last year, which suggests […]

Q4 2018 Earnings Forecast for PayPal Holdings, Inc. Issued By Wedbush (PYPL)

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) – Analysts at Wedbush reduced their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for PayPal Holdings in a report released on Thursday. Wedbush analyst M. Katri now anticipates that the credit services provider will post earnings of $0.40 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.42. Wedbush also […]

Unilever plc (ULVR) Hits New 52-Week High at $4,557.50

Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) shares reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as GBX 4,557.50 ($60.56) and last traded at GBX 4,548.50 ($60.44), with a volume of 2,114,581 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 4,505.50 ($59.87). Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. […]

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (CCMP) Sets New 1-Year High at $84.96

Shares of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $84.96 and last traded at $84.65, with a volume of 48,131 shares. The stock had previously closed at $83.57. Several analysts have recently issued reports on CCMP shares. Needham & Company LLC […]

Barclays PLC Trims Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Target Price to $325.00

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) had its price target dropped by investment analysts at Barclays PLC from $370.00 to $325.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has an “equal weight” rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. Barclays PLC’s target price points to a potential downside of 1.31% from the stock’s previous […]

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Earns “Hold” Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $182.00 price target […]

Barclays PLC Cuts MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MTSI) Price Target to $50.00

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI) had its target price decreased by equities researchers at Barclays PLC from $63.00 to $50.00 in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has an “overweight” rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Barclays PLC’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 32.63% from the company’s previous close. […]

$0.57 EPS Expected for PCM, Inc. (PCMI) This Quarter

Brokerages forecast that PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI) will post $0.57 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for PCM’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.56 to $0.57. PCM reported earnings per share of $0.52 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 9.6%. […]

Chemed Corp. (CHE) and TeamHealth Holdings (TMH) Financial Contrast

Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHE) and TeamHealth Holdings (NYSE:TMH) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations. Dividends Chemed Corp. pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend […]

Head to Head Comparison: Urban Outfitters (URBN) vs. Its Competitors

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Urban Outfitters to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This […]

Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.11

News coverage about Preferred Apartment Communities (NASDAQ:APTS) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

Myers Industries (MYE) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.01

News stories about Myers Industries (NYSE:MYE) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest […]

Unifi (UFI) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about Unifi (NYSE:UFI) has been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Extra Space Storage Inc Increased by KeyCorp (EXR)

Extra Space Storage Inc (NYSE:EXR) – Analysts at KeyCorp boosted their FY2018 EPS estimates for Extra Space Storage in a report released on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst T. Thomas now expects that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $4.46 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $4.45. KeyCorp has […]

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Cummins (CMI)

Cummins (NYSE: CMI) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 10/16/2017 – Cummins was given a new $159.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. 10/13/2017 – Cummins had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from […]

Analyzing TopBuild Corp. (BLD) and Installed Building Products (IBP)

TopBuild Corp. (NYSE: BLD) and Installed Building Products (NYSE:IBP) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 92.0% of TopBuild Corp. shares are owned by institutional […]

Head to Head Review: Finjan Holdings (FNJN) and Its Competitors

Finjan Holdings (NASDAQ: FNJN) is one of 65 publicly-traded companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Finjan Holdings to related companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 34.2% of […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Central European Media Enterprises (CETV) Stock Price

News stories about Central European Media Enterprises (NASDAQ:CETV) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to […]

Enbridge Inc (ENB) Downgraded to Hold at GMP Securities

GMP Securities lowered shares of Enbridge Inc (NYSE:ENB) (TSE:ENB) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on ENB. BidaskClub raised shares of Enbridge from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a […]

Genesis Energy, L.P. (GEL) Given New $39.00 Price Target at UBS AG

Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE:GEL) had its target price decreased by UBS AG from $41.00 to $39.00 in a research note published on Tuesday morning. UBS AG currently has a buy rating on the pipeline company’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently commented on GEL. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Genesis Energy, L.P. from a sell rating […]

Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL) Given a $19.00 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity set a $19.00 price target on Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPXL) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has a hold rating on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. Several other research firms have also weighed in on IPXL. BTIG Research restated a buy rating and issued a $27.00 target price […]

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL) Sets New 52-Week High at $114.64

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) shares hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $114.64 and last traded at $114.56, with a volume of 149,740 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $114.23. CRL has been the topic of a number of recent […]

Energizer Holdings, Inc. (EPC) Reaches New 52-Week Low at $69.16

Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC)’s share price hit a new 52-week low on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $69.16 and last traded at $69.05, with a volume of 484,635 shares. The stock had previously closed at $70.85. A number of brokerages recently weighed in on EPC. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares […]

Chevron Corporation (CVX) Upgraded to “Outperform” by Macquarie

Macquarie upgraded shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note published on Tuesday. The firm currently has $135.00 price target on the oil and gas company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Citigroup Inc. cut their target price on […]

StoneCastle Financial Corp (BANX) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.40 Per Share

Equities research analysts expect StoneCastle Financial Corp (NASDAQ:BANX) to post earnings per share of $0.40 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for StoneCastle Financial Corp’s earnings. StoneCastle Financial Corp posted earnings of $0.39 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of […]

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (JCP) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “The impact of challenging retail landscape, stiff competition from online retailers and waning store traffic is clearly visible on J. C. Penney’s […]

MRC Global Inc. (MRC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of MRC Global Inc. (NYSE:MRC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “MRC Global’s second-quarter 2017 earnings missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a penny. Notably, quarterly gross margin had contracted 60 basis points year over year. […]

Aerohive Networks, Inc. (HIVE) Now Covered by Analysts at Craig Hallum

Craig Hallum began coverage on shares of Aerohive Networks, Inc. (NYSE:HIVE) in a research note released on Tuesday morning. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $6.00 target price on the communications equipment provider’s stock. Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. BidaskClub downgraded Aerohive Networks from a hold rating to […]

Jefferies Group Comments on National Fuel Gas Company’s FY2018 Earnings (NFG)

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Group reduced their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of National Fuel Gas in a note issued to investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst C. Sighinolfi now expects that the oil and gas producer will post earnings per share of $2.94 for the year, […]

Private Asset Management Inc. Has $15.50 Million Holdings in Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)

Private Asset Management Inc. lowered its position in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) by 96.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,502 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock after selling 425,360 shares during the quarter. Micron Technology comprises approximately 2.5% of Private Asset […]

The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Position Reduced by Private Asset Management Inc.

Private Asset Management Inc. decreased its position in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) by 54.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,878 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 3,444 shares during the period. Private Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in The Charles […]

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Shares Sold by Beacon Financial Group

Beacon Financial Group decreased its position in shares of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) by 29.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,985 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 2,047 shares during the quarter. Beacon Financial Group’s holdings in […]

AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Position Boosted by Beacon Financial Group

Beacon Financial Group increased its position in shares of AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (NYSE:ABC) by 3.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,401 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 740 shares during the period. Beacon Financial […]

Beacon Financial Group Raises Holdings in Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (CFR)

Beacon Financial Group boosted its position in shares of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE:CFR) by 0.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 91,822 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 564 shares during the quarter. Cullen/Frost Bankers comprises about 1.6% of […]

Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR) Position Increased by Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.

Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) by 6.2% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 267,334 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,575 shares during the quarter. Quanta Services […]

Centre Asset Management LLC Acquires Shares of 158,580 MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Centre Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 158,580 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,168,000. Other large investors have also recently made changes […]

Centre Asset Management LLC Takes $7.97 Million Position in BorgWarner Inc. (BWA)

Centre Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 155,490 shares of the auto parts company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,966,000. BorgWarner accounts for 2.1% of Centre Asset Management LLC’s holdings, […]

Eqis Capital Management Inc. Decreases Holdings in Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (JKHY)

Eqis Capital Management Inc. lessened its stake in shares of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:JKHY) by 9.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 39,409 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 4,265 shares during the quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. […]

PIMCO ETF Trust (BOND) Holdings Trimmed by Eqis Capital Management Inc.

Eqis Capital Management Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of PIMCO ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:BOND) by 5.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 236,289 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 14,689 shares during the quarter. PIMCO […]

Curbstone Financial Management Corp Has $836,000 Stake in JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

Curbstone Financial Management Corp lifted its position in shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) by 100.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 45,100 shares of the transportation company’s stock after purchasing an additional 22,550 shares during the quarter. Curbstone Financial […]

Curbstone Financial Management Corp Has $1.20 Million Stake in Korn/Ferry International (KFY)

Curbstone Financial Management Corp grew its stake in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) by 96.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 30,300 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,900 shares during the quarter. Curbstone Financial Management […]

Curbstone Financial Management Corp Boosts Holdings in Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK)

Curbstone Financial Management Corp raised its position in Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) by 89.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 18,250 shares of the software company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,600 shares during the period. Curbstone Financial Management Corp’s holdings in Autodesk were worth $2,049,000 […]