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Black Box (BBOX) versus Its Rivals Financial Comparison

Black Box (NASDAQ: BBOX) is one of 47 public companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Black Box to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership. Risk & Volatility Black Box has a […]

Head-To-Head Survey: TEGNA (TGNA) & Discovery Communications (DISCB)

TEGNA (NYSE: TGNA) and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCB) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk. Valuation & Earnings This table compares TEGNA and Discovery Communications’ top-line revenue, earnings per […]

Comparing BIOVERATIV INC (BIVV) & vTv Therapeutics (VTVT)

BIOVERATIV INC (NASDAQ: BIVV) and vTv Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VTVT) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and risk. Valuation and Earnings This table compares BIOVERATIV INC and vTv Therapeutics’ revenue, earnings per share […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect PC Connection, Inc. (CNXN) to Announce $0.57 EPS

Analysts expect that PC Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNXN) will report $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for PC Connection’s earnings. PC Connection reported earnings of $0.54 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth […]

Cervus Equipment Corp (CERV) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Cervus Equipment Corp (TSE:CERV) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the seven analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that […]

$89.83 Million in Sales Expected for SRC Energy Inc (SRCI) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect SRC Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SRCI) to announce sales of $89.83 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Eight analysts have provided estimates for SRC Energy’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $79.70 million and the highest estimate coming in at $101.99 million. SRC Energy reported sales of $26.23 million […]

Colliers International Group Inc. (CIGI) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSE:CIGI) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (EGBN) to Post $0.83 EPS

Equities research analysts expect that Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) will report $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Eagle Bancorp’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.80 to $0.85. Eagle Bancorp reported earnings per share of $0.72 during the same quarter last year, […]

Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ:HZNP) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the sixteen analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month […]

Relx Plc (RELX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Relx Plc (NYSE:RELX) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the nine brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. RELX has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. […]

Nortek (NTK) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of -0.16

News coverage about Nortek (NASDAQ:NTK) has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nortek earned […]

Insider Selling: AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AB) COO Sells 10,500 Shares of Stock

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE:AB) COO James A. Gingrich sold 10,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.27, for a total transaction of $254,835.00. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 104,659 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Insider Selling: Intuit Inc. (INTU) Insider Sells 183,333 Shares of Stock

Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) insider Scott D. Cook sold 183,333 shares of Intuit stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $145.19, for a total value of $26,618,118.27. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC […]

Head-To-Head Comparison: Connecture (CNXR) vs. Its Rivals

Connecture (NASDAQ: CNXR) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Internet Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Connecture to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations. Volatility & Risk Connecture has a beta of 2.15, meaning […]

Head to Head Contrast: Key Technology (KTEC) and Nordson Corporation (NDSN)

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) and Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Nordson Corporation […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE) to Post $0.44 EPS

Wall Street analysts expect that Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) will report earnings of $0.44 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued estimates for Sykes Enterprises,’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.44 and the lowest is $0.43. Sykes Enterprises, reported earnings per share of $0.55 in the same […]

Horizon Therapeutics (HPTX) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News headlines about Horizon Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HPTX) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Horizon […]

BidaskClub Downgrades Forward Pharma A/S (FWP) to Buy

Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:FWP) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Forward Pharma A/S from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th. One research analyst has rated […]

BidaskClub Downgrades Snap Inc. (SNAP) to Sell

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) was downgraded by BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $17.00 target price (up previously from $15.00) on shares […]

Azure Power Global Ltd. (AZRE) Upgraded at BidaskClub

Azure Power Global Ltd. (NYSE:AZRE) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Thursday. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Azure Power Global from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in […]

Analysts Set Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) (IR) Target Price at $99.43

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) (NYSE:IR) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective […]

Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact BlackRock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust (BOE) Share Price

Media stories about BlackRock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust (NYSE:BOE) have trended positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being […]

$811.34 Million in Sales Expected for Comerica Incorporated (CMA) This Quarter

Brokerages expect that Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) will announce sales of $811.34 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Eight analysts have provided estimates for Comerica’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $797.00 million and the highest is $828.30 million. Comerica posted sales of $722.00 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate […]

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (MAA) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.77-5.97 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.92. Mid-America Apartment Communities also updated its Q3 guidance to $1.39-1.49 EPS. A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub raised […]

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.73 Billion

Brokerages forecast that Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPD) will report sales of $1.73 billion for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Expeditors International of Washington’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $1.67 billion and the highest is $1.81 billion. Expeditors International of Washington posted sales of […]

Wells Fargo Global Dividend Oppty Fund (EOD) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports

Media headlines about Wells Fargo Global Dividend Oppty Fund (NYSE:EOD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores […]

EMC (EMC) & SMART Technologies (SMT) Head-To-Head Analysis

EMC (NYSE: EMC) and SMART Technologies (NASDAQ:SMT) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends. Volatility and Risk EMC has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its stock price is 33% […]

Valley National Bancorp (VLY) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the ten ratings firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average […]

Analyzing Discovery Communications (DISCA) & Entravision Communications Corporation (EVC)

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) and Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE:EVC) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for […]

Ceres (CERE) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about Ceres (NASDAQ:CERE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 scores nearest to […]

Investors Sell Phillips 66 (PSX) on Strength on Insider Selling

Traders sold shares of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) on strength during trading on Thursday after an insider sold shares in the company. $25.68 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $55.10 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $29.42 million out of the stock. Of all […]

Head to Head Review: Cabela’s (CAB) & Its Rivals

Cabela’s (NYSE: CAB) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Other Specialty Retailers” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Cabela’s to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability. Profitability This table compares Cabela’s and its competitors’ net […]

Asante Solutions (PUMP) vs. Ocular Therapeutix (OCUL) Financial Analysis

Asante Solutions (NASDAQ: PUMP) and Ocular Therapeutix (NASDAQ:OCUL) are both small-cap healthcare companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and risk. Profitability This table compares Asante Solutions and Ocular Therapeutix’s net margins, return on equity […]

JELD-WEN Holding (JELD) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

JELD-WEN Holding (NYSE: JELD) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 9/12/2017 – JELD-WEN Holding had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. 9/7/2017 – JELD-WEN Holding was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have […]

Insider Buying: FlexShopper Inc. (FPAY) CFO Purchases 5,000 Shares of Stock

FlexShopper Inc. (NASDAQ:FPAY) CFO Harold Russell Jr. Heiser bought 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $5.11 per share, with a total value of $25,550.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns […]

Concepta PLC (CPT) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Concepta PLC (LON:CPT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported GBX (1) (($0.01)) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Concepta PLC (LON:CPT) remained flat at GBX 10.75 during trading on Thursday. 10,000 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 11.35 […]

HSN, Inc. (HSNI) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

HSN, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSNI) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price […]

Financial Contrast: Kadmon Holdings (KDMN) & ChemoCentryx (CCXI)

Kadmon Holdings (NASDAQ: KDMN) and ChemoCentryx (NASDAQ:CCXI) are both small-cap healthcare companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Kadmon Holdings and ChemoCentryx’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Financial Contrast: Eagle Pharmaceuticals (EGRX) & Its Rivals

Eagle Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: EGRX) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Specialty & Advanced Pharmaceuticals” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Eagle Pharmaceuticals to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends. Institutional and Insider Ownership 66.4% of […]

Independent Bank Corp. Announces Dividend of $0.32 (INDB)

Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:INDB) announced a dividend on Thursday, September 21st, Fidelity reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of 0.32 per share by the bank on Friday, October 6th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 22nd. Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:INDB) traded down 0.07% during trading […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Franklin Financial Corp (FRNK) Share Price

News headlines about Franklin Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FRNK) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) EVP David Knight Sells 3,000 Shares

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) EVP David Knight sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.19, for a total transaction of $273,570.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 16,874 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,538,740.06. […]

Insider Selling: Facebook, Inc. (FB) VP Sells 750 Shares of Stock

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) VP Colin Stretch sold 750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $171.40, for a total transaction of $128,550.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 93,341 shares in the company, valued at […]

GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY) EVP Sells $44,600.00 in Stock

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE:GDDY) EVP Nima Kelly sold 1,000 shares of GoDaddy stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.60, for a total transaction of $44,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 29,934 shares in the company, valued at $1,335,056.40. […]

Analysts Anticipate ABAXIS, Inc. (ABAX) Will Post Earnings of $0.29 Per Share

Brokerages forecast that ABAXIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABAX) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.29 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for ABAXIS’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.27 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.30. ABAXIS posted earnings per share of $0.34 in the same […]

Financial Analysis: Mettler-Toledo International (MTD) and Its Competitors

Mettler-Toledo International (NYSE: MTD) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Testing & Measuring Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Mettler-Toledo International to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings. Risk and Volatility Mettler-Toledo International has […]

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) & Fortress Investment Group (FIG) Head to Head Analysis

Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) and Fortress Investment Group (NYSE:FIG) are both mid-cap financials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Brookfield Asset Management and Fortress Investment […]

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $1.63 Billion

Wall Street analysts expect Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) to announce $1.63 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Franklin Resources’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $1.62 billion and the highest estimate coming in at $1.64 billion. Franklin Resources posted sales of […]

ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund (EMO) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News coverage about ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund (NYSE:EMO) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Insider Selling: TEMPLETON DR FD (TDF) Major Shareholder Sells 34,643 Shares of Stock

TEMPLETON DR FD (NYSE:TDF) major shareholder City Of London Investment Grou sold 34,643 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.25, for a total transaction of $736,163.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & […]