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Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) Price Target Raised to $34.00 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) had its price target upped by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $33.00 to $34.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm currently has an underweight rating on the closed-end fund’s stock. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on BEN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded […]

Morgan Stanley Trims Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) Target Price to $51.00

Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) had its price objective decreased by Morgan Stanley from $53.00 to $51.00 in a research note released on Friday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. CLR has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Barclays increased their […]

Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) Cut to Neutral at Seaport Global Securities

Seaport Global Securities cut shares of Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report published on Friday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an underperform […]

Renasant (NASDAQ:RNST) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Renasant (NASDAQ:RNST) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Friday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Renasant Corporation is the parent of Renasant Bank and Renasant Insurance, Inc. “ Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. SunTrust Banks started […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB) to Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Friday, Zacks.com reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $117.00 price target on the semiconductor company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Silicon Labs is a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for […]

Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) Upgraded at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, BidAskClub reports. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on SSYS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a sell rating on shares of Stratasys in a research report on Monday, April […]

Tcr2 Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TCRR) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Tcr2 Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TCRR) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “TCR2 Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage immunotherapy company developing T cell therapies for patients suffering from cancer. Its product candidate includes TC-210, TC-220, TC-410, TC-110 and […]

Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBBK) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBBK) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Friday, Zacks.com reports. They currently have $10.00 target price on the bank’s stock. According to Zacks, “The Bancorp Bank is a Delaware-chartered, federally insured commercial bank which focuses on service to small and […]

Financial Review: Franklin Financial Services (OTCMKTS:FRAF) versus Independent Bank (OTCMKTS:INDB)

Independent Bank (NASDAQ:INDB) and Franklin Financial Services (OTCMKTS:FRAF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Independent Bank and Franklin Financial Services’ net margins, return on equity […]

Reviewing Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII) and Soliton (NASDAQ:SOLY)

Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII) and Soliton (NASDAQ:SOLY) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Cardiovascular Systems and […]

Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) vs. Royale Energy Funds (NYSE:ROYL) Critical Analysis

Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) and Royale Energy Funds (OTCMKTS:ROYL) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for […]

Vectrus Inc (NYSE:VEC) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Vectrus Inc (NYSE:VEC) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 125,300 shares, a growth of 11.2% from the May 30th total of 112,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 112,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. […]

Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY) Cut to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Cray (NASDAQ:CRAY) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report released on Saturday morning, BidAskClub reports. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on CRAY. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of DLH from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report […]

EMC Insurance Group (NASDAQ:EMCI) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell

BidaskClub lowered shares of EMC Insurance Group (NASDAQ:EMCI) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report published on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Zumiez from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Monday, May 13th. Shares of NASDAQ:EMCI opened at $36.02 on Friday. […]

Gladstone Commercial (NASDAQ:GOOD) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of Gladstone Commercial (NASDAQ:GOOD) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on GOOD. ValuEngine raised Vistra Energy from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, July 3rd. […]

Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Saturday morning, BidAskClub reports. Several other research firms have also issued reports on INCY. Royal Bank of Canada set a €5.70 ($6.63) target price on shares of Banco Santander and gave the stock […]

Analyzing Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) and GSX Techedu (NASDAQ:GSX)

GSX Techedu (NYSE:GSX) and Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for GSX Techedu and […]

Critical Comparison: Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) & SANUWAVE Health (NYSE:SNWV)

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) and SANUWAVE Health (OTCMKTS:SNWV) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Boston Scientific and SANUWAVE Health’s top-line revenue, earnings per share […]

Comparing On Deck Capital (NYSE:ONDK) and HARGREAVES LANS/ADR (NYSE:HRGLY)

On Deck Capital (NYSE:ONDK) and HARGREAVES LANS/ADR (OTCMKTS:HRGLY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership 71.5% of On Deck Capital shares are held by institutional investors. […]

BidaskClub Lowers Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) to Sell

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Berenberg Bank dropped their price objective on shares of Lucara Diamond from C$1.60 to C$1.50 in a research note on Wednesday, […]

Timkensteel (NYSE:TMST) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Timkensteel (NYSE:TMST) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “TimkenSteel Corporation engages in manufacturing alloy steel, as well as carbon and micro-alloy steel. The company provides air-melted alloy steel bars, tubes, and precision components, as well as […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers NN (NASDAQ:NNBR) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NN (NASDAQ:NNBR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “NN, Inc. is an independent manufacturer and supplier of high quality, precision steel balls and rollers to both domestic and international anti-friction bearing manufacturers. Precision steel balls […]

Trustmark (NASDAQ:TRMK) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Trustmark (NASDAQ:TRMK) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Trustmark Corporation is a multi-bank holding company. Its primary business activities are conducted through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Trustmark National Bank and Trustmark National Bank’s wholly-owned nonbanking […]

Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “UMPQUA HOLDINGS is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company engages primarily in the business of commercial and retail banking and the delivery of retail brokerage […]

US Well Services (NASDAQ:USWS) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of US Well Services (NASDAQ:USWS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “U.S. Well Services Inc. is a special purpose acquisition company. It aims to acquire one and more businesses and assets, via a merger, […]

Virco Mfg. (NASDAQ:VIRC) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Virco Mfg. (NASDAQ:VIRC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Virco Mfg. Corporation designs, produces, and distributes quality furniture for the contract and education markets worldwide. Examples of facilities served by Virco include public […]

Nanoco Group’s (NANO) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of Nanoco Group (LON:NANO) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Separately, Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 382 ($4.99) target price on shares of Gulf Keystone Petroleum in a research note on Friday, June 21st. Shares of […]

Wix.Com (NASDAQ:WIX) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Wix.Com (NASDAQ:WIX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Saturday morning, BidAskClub reports. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Northland Securities lifted their target price on Wix.Com from $120.00 to $160.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating […]

Inmarsat (LON:ISAT) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Inmarsat (LON:ISAT) in a research report released on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on ISAT. Barclays set a €77.00 ($89.53) price objective on HeidelbergCement and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on […]

Analyzing Heska (NASDAQ:HSKA) & Denali Therapeutics (NASDAQ:DNLI)

Heska (NASDAQ:HSKA) and Denali Therapeutics (NASDAQ:DNLI) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk and profitability. Institutional and Insider Ownership 88.9% of Heska shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.7% of […]

Hiscox’s (HSX) “Reduce” Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reiterated their reduce rating on shares of Hiscox (LON:HSX) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 1,010 ($13.20) price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of GBX 1,040 ($13.59). Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on […]

Deutsche Bank Reaffirms Buy Rating for Gocompare.Com Group (LON:GOCO)

Deutsche Bank reissued their buy rating on shares of Gocompare.Com Group (LON:GOCO) in a research note published on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on GOCO. Peel Hunt restated a buy rating on shares of Lookers in a report on Monday, July 8th. Berenberg Bank set a €670.00 […]

Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) in a report published on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on LLOY. Shore Capital reaffirmed a house stock rating on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st. Davy Research […]

Deutsche Bank Reiterates “Sell” Rating for Experian (LON:EXPN)

Deutsche Bank reissued their sell rating on shares of Experian (LON:EXPN) in a research report report published on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Anglo American in a report on Wednesday, May 15th. Credit Suisse Group […]

Croda International’s (CRDA) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reiterated their hold rating on shares of Croda International (LON:CRDA) in a report released on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. CRDA has been the topic of a number of other reports. Numis Securities reiterated an add rating and set a GBX 3,700 ($48.35) price objective on shares of AVEVA Group in a research note […]

British Land (LON:BLND) Earns Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of British Land (LON:BLND) in a research report report published on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other research firms have also weighed in on BLND. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their target price on from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,800 ($36.59) and gave the stock an […]

SANDVIK AB/ADR (SDVKY) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

SANDVIK AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:SDVKY) is set to release its earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, July 17th. Analysts expect SANDVIK AB/ADR to post earnings of $0.32 per share for the quarter. SANDVIK AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:SDVKY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 18th. The industrial products company reported $0.27 earnings per share for […]

Antares Pharma (NASDAQ:ATRS) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Antares Pharma (NASDAQ:ATRS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Saturday morning, BidAskClub reports. Separately, HC Wainwright boosted their target price on shares of Cytokinetics from $21.00 to $26.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, May 6th. […]

BidaskClub Upgrades Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) to “Buy”

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. CARA has been the topic of several other research reports. Needham & Company LLC upped their price target on Cara Therapeutics from $28.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a buy rating […]

Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KPTI) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KPTI) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases. It […]

Provident Bancorp (NASDAQ:PVBC) vs. Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) Head to Head Survey

Provident Bancorp (NASDAQ:PVBC) and Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends. Insider and Institutional Ownership 21.8% of Provident Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, […]

Deutsche Bank Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS)

Deutsche Bank reissued their buy rating on shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group (LON:RBS) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Numis Securities reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($23.52) target price on shares […]

WPP’s (WPP) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of WPP (LON:WPP) in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a buy rating on shares of WPP in a research note on Monday, June 3rd. HSBC lowered […]

Renishaw (LON:RSW) Earns “Sell” Rating from Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reiterated their sell rating on shares of Renishaw (LON:RSW) in a report released on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. UBS Group began coverage on shares of Chewy in a research note on Tuesday, July 9th. They issued a buy rating and a $42.00 price […]

TI Fluid Systems (LON:TIFS) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of TI Fluid Systems (LON:TIFS) in a report published on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Separately, Peel Hunt restated a buy rating on shares of Ascential in a research note on Friday, June 14th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company presently has a […]

Peel Hunt Lowers Senior (LON:SNR) to Hold

Peel Hunt cut shares of Senior (LON:SNR) to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Peel Hunt currently has GBX 230 ($3.01) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 260 ($3.40). SNR has been the subject of a number of other research reports. […]

Northern Oil & Gas (NYSEAMERICAN:NOG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Northern Oil & Gas (NYSEAMERICAN:NOG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “NORTHRN OIL & GAS, Inc. is an exploration and production company based in Wayzata, Minnesota. Northern Oil’s core area of focus […]

Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) Price Target Lowered to $19.00 at Morgan Stanley

Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) had its target price decreased by Morgan Stanley from $21.00 to $19.00 in a research note released on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Morgan Stanley currently has an equal weight rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. WLL has been the subject of a number of other reports. KeyCorp raised their price […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. is a specialty finance company. It is focused on providing fully-underwritten capital solutions to middle market companies. The Company specializes in standalone […]

Voxeljet (NYSE:VJET) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Voxeljet (NYSE:VJET) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “voxeljet AG provides 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers. The company operates in two segments, Systems and Services. It serves the automotive, […]