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Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Receives $40.67 Average Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong […]

Zacks: Vonovia Se Unspn (VONOY) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Vonovia Se Unspn (NASDAQ:VONOY) has received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Zacks has also assigned Vonovia Se Unspn an industry rank of 58 out of 265 based on the […]

Chemical Financial Corporation (CHFC) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about Chemical Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFC) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news 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 nearest to one being […]

National Health Investors (NHI) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.22

Headlines about National Health Investors (NYSE:NHI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Share Price

News articles about Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Financial Contrast: KVH Industries (KVHI) & Rada Electronics Industries Limited (RADA)

KVH Industries (NASDAQ: KVHI) and Rada Electronics Industries Limited (NASDAQ:RADA) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership. Valuation and Earnings This table compares KVH Industries and Rada […]

Head to Head Survey: Steris Plc (STE) and CareFusion (CFN)

Steris Plc (NYSE: STE) and CareFusion (NYSE:CFN) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability. Profitability This table compares Steris Plc and CareFusion’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Reviewing US Ecology (ECOL) and Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCCI)

US Ecology (NASDAQ: ECOL) and Heritage-Crystal Clean (NASDAQ:HCCI) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Profitability This table compares US Ecology and Heritage-Crystal Clean’s net margins, return on […]

Analysts Anticipate German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC) to Post $0.44 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) to post earnings of $0.44 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for German American Bancorp’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.44 and the lowest is $0.43. German American Bancorp reported earnings per share of $0.45 in the same […]

Imperial Oil Ltd (IMO) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Imperial Oil Ltd (NYSEMKT:IMO) (TSE:IMO) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eighteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have assigned a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year […]

FS Bancorp, Inc. (FSBW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

FS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSBW) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.50 (Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. Brokers have set a 1 […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact United States Cellular Corporation (USM) Stock Price

Media headlines about United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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 one, […]

Dana (DAN) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about Dana (NYSE:DAN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) Stock Price

News articles about UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Hornbeck Offshore provides technologically advanced, new generation OSVs serving the offshore oil and gas industry, primarily in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and in select international markets. The […]

Brokerages Set Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) PT at $94.18

Shares of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and ten have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have […]

Hochschild Mining Plc (HOC) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued a […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Opko Health (OPK) Stock Price

Media headlines about Opko Health (NASDAQ:OPK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 […]

Life Storage (LSI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Life Storage (NYSE:LSI) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being […]

Legg Mason (LM) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.27

Headlines about Legg Mason (NYSE:LM) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Legg Mason earned a […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Stamps.com (STMP) Share Price

Media headlines about Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one […]

Valhi, Inc. (VHI) Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) was downgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Valhi from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note […]

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Forward View upgraded shares of Hibbett Sports from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note […]

CubeSmart (CUBE) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

CubeSmart (NYSE:CUBE) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact ViaSat (VSAT) Share Price

News coverage about ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing 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 most favorable. […]

Rayonier (RYN) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.22

Media coverage about Rayonier (NYSE:RYN) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

BGC Partners (BGCP) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.14

News stories about BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news 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 nearest to one […]

Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE:HE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective […]

Depomed, Inc. (DEPO) Receives $14.59 Average PT from Brokerages

Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have 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 twelve-month target price among […]

Amazon.com (AMZN) & Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCA) Head to Head Review

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation and institutional ownership. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Amazon.com and Liberty Interactive Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings […]

Critical Comparison: Deluxe Corporation (DLX) versus Cimpress N.V (CMPR)

Deluxe Corporation (NYSE: DLX) and Cimpress N.V (NASDAQ:CMPR) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability and valuation. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for […]

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.23

Headlines about Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the […]

New Jersey Resources Corp (NJR) Given Media Impact Score of 0.14

News stories about New Jersey Resources Corp (NYSE:NJR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one […]

EMCOR Group (EME) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

News stories about EMCOR Group (NYSE:EME) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) to Hold

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Federal Signal Corporation is a manufacturer and worldwide supplier of safety, signaling and communications equipment, hazardous area lighting, fire rescue products, street sweeping and vacuum loader […]

Hanmi Financial Corporation (HAFC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Hanmi Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HAFC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Hanmi Financial Corporation is the holding company for Hanmi Bank, one of the leading banks providing services to the multi-ethnic communities of Southern California with full […]

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (IPG) Trading Down 6.3% After Insider Selling

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG)’s share price fell 6.3% during mid-day trading on Wednesday following insider selling activity. The company traded as low as $19.57 and last traded at $19.58, with a volume of 12,612,746 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $20.90. Specifically, SVP Julie Connors sold 5,854 shares of […]

BAE Systems plc (BA) Receives GBX 654.85 Average PT from Brokerages

Shares of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the […]

Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc (AST) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.43 Million

Equities research analysts expect Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc (NYSE:AST) to announce $1.43 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Asterias Biotherapeutics’ earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $1.50 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.30 million. Asterias Biotherapeutics reported sales of […]

Investors Bancorp (ISBC) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.06

Media coverage about Investors Bancorp (NASDAQ:ISBC) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Healthcare Realty Trust (HR) Stock Price

Media stories about Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE:HR) 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 blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one […]

First Hawaiian (FHB) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.18

Press coverage about First Hawaiian (NYSE:FHB) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (BMTC) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:BMTC) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average […]

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. The […]

Relx PLC (REL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Relx PLC (LON:REL) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seventeen analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have issued a hold recommendation and ten have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among […]

Mednax (MD) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.20

Media stories about Mednax (NYSE:MD) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Core Laboratories N.V. (CLB) Share Price

Press coverage about Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Univar (UNVR) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.09

News headlines about Univar (NYSE:UNVR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being […]

Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CRVS) Lifted to “Neutral” at Credit Suisse Group

Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRVS) was upgraded by Credit Suisse Group from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on CRVS. Cowen and Company reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Corvus Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Tuesday, […]