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Sprint Corp.’s (S) Buy Rating Reiterated at Macquarie

Sprint Corp. (NYSE:S)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Macquarie in a research report issued on Sunday. They presently have a $10.25 price target on the cell phone carrier’s stock. Macquarie’s price objective points to a potential upside of 14.78% from the company’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on S. Jefferies Group reiterated an “underperform” rating and set a $2.25 target price on shares of Sprint Corp. in a research... 
 

CEB Inc. (CEB) Shares Bought by BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A.

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in CEB Inc. (NYSE:CEB) by 5.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,033,121 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 56,253 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. owned approximately 3.21% of CEB worth $56,274,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the... 
 

Cameco Corp. (CCJ) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Cameco Corp. (NYSE:CCJ) (TSE:CCO) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the twelve brokerages that are presently covering the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $16.19. Several equities research analysts have weighed in on CCJ shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Cameco Corp. from a “hold”... 
 

AerCap Holdings NV (AER) Position Cut by BlackRock Fund Advisors

BlackRock Fund Advisors reduced its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) by 8.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,511,909 shares of the company’s stock after selling 134,103 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors owned 0.82% of AerCap Holdings NV worth $58,193,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Genesee Valley... 
 

Planet Payment Inc. (PLPM) Receives $5.35 Average Target Price from Analysts

Planet Payment Inc. (NASDAQ:PLPM) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the six brokerages that are covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $5.35. Separately, Feltl & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Planet Payment in a research note on Thursday, January 12th. Shares of Planet Payment... 
 

GREAT ELM CAP C Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.08 (GECC)

GREAT ELM CAP C (NASDAQ:GECC) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.083 per share on Thursday, February 16th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.80%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 27th. Shares of GREAT ELM CAP C (NASDAQ:GECC) opened at 11.32 on Friday. GREAT ELM CAP C has a 52 week low of $11.21 and a 52 week high of $11.82. The company’s market cap is $254.38 million. The stock’s 50... 
 

Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (pme) To Go Ex-Dividend on January 27th

Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (NASDAQ:pme) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be given a dividend of 0.01 per share on Wednesday, February 15th. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th. Shares of Pingtan Marine Enterprise (NASDAQ:PME) opened at 2.55 on Friday. The firm’s market cap is $201.59 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $1.66 and a 200-day... 
 

Trina Solar Ltd (TSL) Receives $9.94 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Trina Solar Ltd (NYSE:TSL) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seven research firms that are covering the firm. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and five have given a hold recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $9.94. A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. Axiom Securities reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Trina Solar in a research report... 
 

BlackRock Fund Advisors Raises Position in Hecla Mining Co. (HL)

BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE:HL) by 10.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 10,618,864 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 969,501 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors owned 2.75% of Hecla Mining worth $60,528,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of HL. Public Employees... 
 

BlackRock Fund Advisors Purchases 282,446 Shares of Banc of California Inc. (BANC)

BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Banc of California Inc. (NYSE:BANC) by 9.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,394,793 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 282,446 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors owned approximately 6.83% of Banc of California worth $59,273,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently... 
 

Analysts Set United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) PT at $26.60

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that are presently covering the firm. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $28.25. A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on UCBI shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded United Community Banks from... 
 

Wells Fargo & Company MN Sells 4,789 Shares of Autodesk Inc. (ADSK)

Wells Fargo & Company MN decreased its position in shares of Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) by 0.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,250,705 shares of the software company’s stock after selling 4,789 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned 0.56% of Autodesk worth $90,462,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of ADSK. Ngam Advisors L.P. boosted... 
 

Enduro Royalty Trust (NDRO) to Issue $0.04 Dividend

Enduro Royalty Trust (NYSE:NDRO) announced a dividend on Friday, January 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be given a dividend of 0.0362 per share on Tuesday, February 14th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th. Shares of Enduro Royalty Trust (NYSE:NDRO) opened at 3.95 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $3.76 and a 200 day moving average of $3.57. The firm has a market capitalization of $130.35 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.57 and a beta of 0.66. Enduro Royalty Trust... 
 

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (CRT) Plans Dividend of $0.08

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) declared a dividend on Friday, January 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.0793 per share on Tuesday, February 14th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 27th. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) opened at 18.25 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $109.50 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.79 and a beta of 0.65. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust has a 12 month low of $12.05 and a 12 month high of $20.59. The stock’s 50 day moving... 
 

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (CRT) Plans Dividend of $0.08

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) declared a dividend on Friday, January 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.0793 per share on Tuesday, February 14th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 27th. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) opened at 18.25 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $109.50 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.79 and a beta of 0.65. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust has a 12 month low of $12.05 and a 12 month high of $20.59. The stock’s 50 day moving... 
 

Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (vrts) To Go Ex-Dividend on January 27th

Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:vrts) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 8th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.45 per share by the closed-end fund on Friday, February 10th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th. Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ:VRTS) opened at 120.55 on Friday. Virtus Investment Partners has a 12 month low of $66.12 and a 12 month high of $128.10. The... 
 

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd (PSK) to Issue Monthly Dividend of C$0.06 on February 15th

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd (TSE:PSK) announced a monthly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share on Wednesday, February 15th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 27th. Shares of PrairieSky Royalty (TSE:PSK) opened at 31.64 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $32.43 and its 200-day moving average price is $28.69. The stock has a market cap of $7.22 billion and... 
 

Sienna Senior Living Inc to Issue Monthly Dividend of C$0.08 (SIA)

Sienna Senior Living Inc (TSE:SIA) declared a monthly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be given a dividend of 0.075 per share on Wednesday, February 15th. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th. Sienna Senior Living (TSE:SIA) opened at 16.84 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $16.39 and a 200 day moving average of $16.75. Sienna Senior Living has a 1-year low of $15.23 and a... 
 

Zacks: CRISPR THERAPTC (CRSP) Given Average Rating of “Strong Buy” by Analysts

Shares of CRISPR THERAPTC (NASDAQ:CRSP) have received an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokers have set a one year consensus price objective of $25.50 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post ($0.31) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned CRISPR THERAPTC an industry rank of 90 out of 265 based on the... 
 

Zacks: IdaCorp Inc. (IDA) Given $78.50 Consensus Target Price by Analysts

IdaCorp Inc. (NYSE:IDA) has been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the four brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price target of $78.50 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.63 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned IdaCorp an industry rank of 71 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.... 
 

Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY) Receives $18.43 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the firm. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $18.43. Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets began coverage on Party City Holdco in a... 
 

Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) Receives $21.15 Average PT from Analysts

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $21.15. CSIQ has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised... 
 

Analysts Set New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB) Price Target at $15.42

Shares of New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the eleven research firms that are covering the firm. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and nine have issued a hold recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $15.42. NYCB has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Wedbush initiated coverage on New York Community Bancorp in a report on... 
 

KeyCorp Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Tiffany & Co. (TIF)

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) – Equities research analysts at KeyCorp lowered their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for Tiffany & Co. in a report released on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst E. Yruma now anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.70 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.73. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Tiffany & Co.’s Q3 2018 earnings at $0.78 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.42 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $3.80 EPS. Several other analysts also recently commented on TIF. Zacks Investment Research... 
 

Zacks: Castle Brands Inc (ROX) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Strong Buy” by Analysts

Castle Brands Inc (NYSE:ROX) has received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokers have set a 12-month consensus price target of $2.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Castle Brands an industry rank of 213 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Several research analysts have recently commented on ROX shares. Zacks Investment... 
 

Brokerages Set Chegg Inc. (CHGG) PT at $9.14

Chegg Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the ten ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $9.14. Several research firms have commented on CHGG. Craig Hallum reissued a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 price target on shares of Chegg in a research report on... 
 

Brokers Offer Predictions for Sprint Corp.’s FY2017 Earnings (S)

Sprint Corp. (NYSE:S) – Oppenheimer Holdings boosted their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Sprint Corp. in a report released on Wednesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst T. Horan now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of ($0.14) for the year, up from their previous estimate of ($0.17). Sprint Corp. (NYSE:S) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 25th. The cell phone carrier reported ($0.04) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.03.... 
 

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Short Interest Down 62.5% in December

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 27,027,098 shares, a decline of 62.5% from the December 15th total of 71,989,917 shares. Approximately 3.3% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,725,921 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.7 days. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in FCAU. Advisor... 
 

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (BAH) Receives $36.33 Consensus PT from Analysts

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (NYSE:BAH) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the eight analysts that are currently covering the company. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $37.33. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $37.00 price target on shares of Booz... 
 

Jefferies Group Brokers Lower Earnings Estimates for BT Group PLC (BT)

BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) – Analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for BT Group PLC in a report released on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst J. Dellis now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.49 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.50. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $385.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for BT Group PLC’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.52 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $1.95 EPS. Other... 
 

JMP Group Inc. (JMP) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.03

JMP Group Inc. (NYSE:JMP) announced a monthly dividend on Friday, January 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.03 per share on Wednesday, February 15th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th. Shares of JMP Group (NYSE:JMP) opened at 6.02 on Friday. JMP Group has a 12 month low of $4.95 and a 12 month high of $6.48. The stock has a market capitalization of $126.13 million, a PE ratio of 128.09 and a beta of... 
 

Student Transportation Inc. (STB) to Issue C$0.04 Monthly Dividend

Student Transportation Inc. (TSE:STB) (NASDAQ:STB) declared a monthly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.0367 per share on Wednesday, February 15th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.06%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 27th. Student Transportation (TSE:STB) opened at 7.27 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $669.09 million and a P/E ratio of 186.41. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $7.51 and a 200-day... 
 

Brokerages Set Parker-Hannifin Corp. (PH) Price Target at $137.00

Parker-Hannifin Corp. (NYSE:PH) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the twenty analysts that are presently covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and eleven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $137.00. PH has been the subject of several research reports. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Parker-Hannifin... 
 

Brokerages Set Kinsale Capital Group Inc. (KNSL) Price Target at $23.25

Kinsale Capital Group Inc. (NASDAQ:KNSL) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the six research firms that are covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $23.25. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Kinsale Capital Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00... 
 

Brokerages Set Everest Re Group Ltd. (RE) PT at $215.67

Everest Re Group Ltd. (NYSE:RE) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $215.67. Several brokerages have recently issued reports on RE. Macquarie downgraded shares of Everest Re Group from a “neutral” rating... 
 

Analysts Set Owens Corning (OC) Price Target at $56.47

Shares of Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-two ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation and nine have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $56.81. A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research... 
 

Short Interest in Alerian MLP (AMLP) Decreases By 36.4%

Alerian MLP (NYSE:AMLP) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 16,101,142 shares, a decline of 36.4% from the December 15th total of 25,306,033 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,374,202 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Shares of Alerian MLP (NYSE:AMLP) opened at 12.70 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $12.45 and a 200 day moving average of $12.52. Alerian MLP has a 1-year low of $7.77 and a 1-year... 
 

Analysts Offer Predictions for Netflix Inc.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (NFLX)

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) – Equities research analysts at William Blair issued their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Netflix in a note issued to investors on Thursday. William Blair analyst R. Schackart forecasts that the brokerage will earn $0.38 per share for the quarter. William Blair has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for Netflix’s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.22 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.29 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $1.99 EPS. Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)... 
 

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Spartan Motors Inc. Lowered by Seaport Global Securities (SPAR)

Spartan Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) – Analysts at Seaport Global Securities lowered their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Spartan Motors in a report released on Thursday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Shlisky now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.05 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.06. Spartan Motors (NASDAQ:SPAR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of... 
 

Leerink Swann Weighs in on Amicus Therapeutics Inc.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (FOLD)

Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:FOLD) – Investment analysts at Leerink Swann issued their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for Amicus Therapeutics in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Leerink Swann analyst J. Schwartz anticipates that the brokerage will earn ($0.36) per share for the quarter. Leerink Swann currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $15.00 price objective on the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for Amicus Therapeutics’ Q2 2017 earnings at ($0.37) EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at ($0.37) EPS and... 
 

Southwest Bancorp Inc. (OKSB) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, January 24th. Analysts expect Southwest Bancorp to post earnings of $0.28 per share for the quarter. Southwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB) opened at 27.95 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $27.27 and a 200-day moving average of $21.18. The company has a market capitalization of $522.19 million, a PE ratio of 33.63 and a beta of 1.08. Southwest Bancorp Inc. has a 52 week low of $14.00 and a 52 week high of $29.70.... 
 

Analysts Set BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) Target Price at $38.38

Shares of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty brokerages that are covering the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $38.38. Several research analysts have weighed in on BWA shares. Northcoast Research cut shares of BorgWarner from a “buy”... 
 

Zacks: Amaya Inc. (AYA) Given $22.41 Average Price Target by Brokerages

Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ:AYA) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.67 (Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a strong buy rating on the company. Amaya’s rating score has improved by 16.5% from three months ago as a result of various analysts’ upgrades and downgrades. Analysts have set a 12 month consensus price objective of $22.41 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.44... 
 

Zacks: HDFC Bank Ltd. (HDB) Given Average Rating of “Strong Buy” by Analysts

Shares of HDFC Bank Ltd. (NYSE:HDB) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.17 (Strong Buy) from the three analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a buy recommendation and two have given a strong buy recommendation to the company. Brokers have set a 1-year consensus target price of $74.40 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.64 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given HDFC Bank an... 
 

Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.50 on February 13th

Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.50 per share on Monday, February 13th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.68%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 27th. Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN) opened at 74.75 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $73.44 and a 200 day moving average of $70.20. The firm has a market cap of $74.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.73 and a beta of 1.27.... 
 

Sanderson Farms Inc. (SAFM) To Go Ex-Dividend on January 27th

Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be given a dividend of 0.24 per share on Tuesday, February 14th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th. This is a positive change from Sanderson Farms’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. Shares of Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM) opened at 90.73 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $91.93 and... 
 

Marten Transport Ltd. (MRTN) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Marten Transport Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data on Tuesday, January 24th. Analysts expect Marten Transport to post earnings of $0.25 per share for the quarter. Marten Transport Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) opened at 23.15 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $754.02 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.48 and a beta of 1.26. Marten Transport Ltd. has a 1-year low of $16.05 and a 1-year high of $27.05. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $24.07 and a 200 day moving average of $22.10. The company also recently... 
 

Hanmi Financial Corp. (HAFC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Hanmi Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:HAFC) is scheduled to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, January 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.43 per share for the quarter. Shares of Hanmi Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:HAFC) opened at 34.35 on Friday. Hanmi Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $18.92 and a 1-year high of $35.85. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $34.20 and a 200 day moving average price of $27.91. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio... 
 

Ciner Resources LP (CINR) To Go Ex-Dividend on January 27th

Ciner Resources LP (NYSE:CINR) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.567 per share on Monday, February 13th. This represents a $2.27 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 27th. Ciner Resources (NYSE:CINR) opened at 31.22 on Friday. Ciner Resources has a one year low of $18.81 and a one year high of $39.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $626.02 million, a PE ratio... 
 

CELLECT BIOTECH’s Lock-Up Period Will End on January 25th (NASDAQ:APOP)

CELLECT BIOTECH’s (NASDAQ:APOP) lock-up period will end on Wednesday, January 25th. CELLECT BIOTECH had issued 1,292,308 shares in its IPO on July 29th. The total size of the offering was $8,400,002 based on an initial share price of $6.50. After the end of CELLECT BIOTECH’s lock-up period, major shareholders and company insiders will be able to sell their shares of the company. Separately, Rodman & Renshaw began coverage on CELLECT BIOTECH in a research note on Thursday, November 10th. They issued a “buy” rating and... 
 
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