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Garmin Sees Unusually High Options Volume (GRMN)

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) was the target of some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors purchased 3,020 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 804% compared to the typical volume of 334 put options. A number of equities analysts have weighed in on GRMN shares. Tigress Financial started coverage on Garmin in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Bank of America Corp upped their price target on Garmin from $47.00 to $50.00 and gave the stock an “underperform”... 
 

John J. Holmes Sells 35,000 Shares of Cowen Group Inc (COWN) Stock

Cowen Group Inc (NASDAQ:COWN) COO John J. Holmes sold 35,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.71, for a total value of $549,850.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 121,256 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,904,931.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Shares of Cowen Group Inc (NASDAQ:COWN)... 
 

Bonavista Energy Corp (BNP) Raised to Outperform at Royal Bank of Canada

Bonavista Energy Corp (TSE:BNP) was upgraded by investment analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note issued on Friday, May 5th. The brokerage presently has a C$5.00 price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of C$6.00. Royal Bank of Canada’s target price indicates a potential upside of 62.34% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Raymond James Financial,... 
 

Citigroup Inc Trims Synchrony Financial (SYF) Target Price to $35.00

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) had its price objective lowered by Citigroup Inc from $43.00 to $35.00 in a report published on Monday, May 1st. The firm currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. JMP Securities restated an outperform rating and set a $35.00 price objective (down from $41.00) on shares of Synchrony Financial in a research report on Monday, May 1st. BTIG Research lowered their price objective on shares of Synchrony Financial from... 
 

Mineral & Financial Investments Ltd (MAFL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Beaufort Securities

Mineral & Financial Investments Ltd (LON:MAFL)‘s stock had its “speculative buy” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Beaufort Securities in a report issued on Thursday. Shares of Mineral & Financial Investments (LON:MAFL) opened at 13.70 on Thursday. Mineral & Financial Investments has a 12 month low of GBX 3.75 and a 12 month high of GBX 22.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.92 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 14.36 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 9.75. COPYRIGHT... 
 

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Nanometrics (NANO) Stock Price

Media stories about Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nanometrics earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media headlines... 
 

TINGYI(CAYMAN ISL) USD 0.005 (TCYMF) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

TINGYI(CAYMAN ISL) USD 0.005 (NASDAQ:TCYMF) has received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Zacks has also assigned TINGYI(CAYMAN ISL) USD 0.005 an industry rank of 178 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised TINGYI(CAYMAN ISL) USD 0.005 from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on... 
 

Brokerages Set ITT Inc. (ITT) Target Price at $46.00

Shares of ITT Inc. (NYSE:ITT) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $46.33. ITT has been the subject of a number of research reports. CIBC upgraded ITT from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday,... 
 

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Getting Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Wells Fargo & Co earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about the financial services... 
 

Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

News stories about Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) have trended positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Advanced Drainage Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.40 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about the construction company... 
 

Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.23

News stories about Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Marsh & McLennan Companies earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about... 
 

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.25

News stories about Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) have trended positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Whiting Petroleum Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about the oil and gas exploration... 
 

Kite Pharma (KITE) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.19

News stories about Kite Pharma (NASDAQ:KITE) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kite Pharma earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact... 
 

Shopify Inc (US) Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SHOP)

Shopify Inc (US) (NYSE:SHOP) (TSE:SH) saw some unusual options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 624 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 157% compared to the typical volume of 243 call options. A number of brokerages have weighed in on SHOP. Vetr lowered shares of Shopify Inc (US) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $53.19 target price for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and... 
 

Peabody Energy Co. (BTU) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $4.83 EPS

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The coal producer reported $6.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.97 by $4.83. The company had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.54 billion. Peabody Energy’s quarterly revenue was up 29.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($8.85) EPS. Shares of Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) opened at... 
 

Calpine Co. (CPN) Price Target Cut to $14.00

Calpine Co. (NYSE:CPN) had its price objective lowered by Goldman Sachs Group Inc from $15.00 to $14.00 in a report published on Tuesday, May 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc currently has a buy rating on the utilities provider’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Royal Bank of Canada set a $14.00 price target on Calpine and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a buy rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Calpine... 
 

Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

Gildan Activewear Inc (NYSE:GIL) (TSE:GIL) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.60-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.66. Shares of Gildan Activewear Inc (NYSE:GIL) opened at 27.98 on Thursday. Gildan Activewear Inc has a 12 month low of $23.55 and a 12 month high of $32.20. The company has a 50 day moving average of $27.74 and a 200-day moving average of $26.41. The firm has a market capitalization... 
 

CARBO Ceramics Inc. (CRR) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE:CRR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, May 2nd. According to Zacks, “CARBO Ceramics Inc. is the world’s largest producer and supplier of ceramic proppants for use in the hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil wells. Demand for ceramic proppants depends primarily upon the demand for natural gas and oil and on the number of natural gas and oil wells drilled, completed or recompleted worldwide.... 
 

Barrick Gold Corp Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 (ABX)

Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be given a dividend of 0.03 per share by the basic materials company on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 26th. Barrick Gold Corp has decreased its dividend by an average of 45.7% per year over the last three years. Barrick Gold Corp has a dividend payout ratio of 15.0% indicating that its dividend... 
 

Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) announced its earnings results on Thursday. The biotechnology company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $2.13 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.98 million. Curis had a negative net margin of 861.64% and a negative return on equity of 99.45%. Curis’s revenue was up 23.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.07) earnings per... 
 

Union Pacific Co. (UNP) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.54 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts

Union Pacific Co. (NYSE:UNP) – Oppenheimer Holdings decreased their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Union Pacific in a report issued on Sunday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst S. Schneeberger now forecasts that the railroad operator will earn $1.54 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $1.55. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Union Pacific’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.52 EPS. A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on UNP. Aegis raised... 
 

CommVault Systems, Inc. (CVLT) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.27 EPS

CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The software maker reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.27. The company had revenue of $172.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $166.32 million. CommVault Systems had a net margin of 0.49% and a negative return on equity of 0.53%. CommVault Systems’s revenue was up 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the... 
 

Analysts Anticipate Xencor Inc (XNCR) Will Post Earnings of -$0.25 Per Share

Analysts predict that Xencor Inc (NASDAQ:XNCR) will report earnings per share of ($0.25) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Xencor’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.17) and the lowest is ($0.37). Xencor posted earnings of ($0.16) per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 56.3%. The business is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, May 9th. On average, analysts expect that Xencor... 
 

Marc Benioff Sells 10,000 Shares of salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) Stock

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Chairman Marc Benioff sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.43, for a total transaction of $864,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 34,195,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,955,499,779. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Marc Benioff also recently made the following... 
 

North American Energy Partners Inc. (NOA) Insider North American Energy Partners Purchases 7,500 Shares

North American Energy Partners Inc. (TSE:NOA) (NYSE:NOA) insider North American Energy Partners acquired 7,500 shares of North American Energy Partners stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 21st. The stock was bought at an average cost of C$6.80 per share, with a total value of C$51,000.00. North American Energy Partners also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, May 2nd, North American Energy Partners purchased 99,600 shares of North American Energy Partners stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of C$6.45... 
 

HSBC Holdings plc (HSBA) PT Raised to GBX 640 at Deutsche Bank AG

HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) had its price target increased by Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 616 ($8.01) to GBX 640 ($8.33) in a research report released on Wednesday, May 10th. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the financial services provider’s stock. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on HSBA. Citigroup Inc set a GBX 745 ($9.69) price objective on HSBC Holdings plc and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. Barclays PLC dropped their price objective on HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 670... 
 

Q3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Callon Petroleum Company (CPE) Issued By Capital One Financial Corp.

Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) – Analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Callon Petroleum Company in a report released on Wednesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Capital One Financial Corp. analyst P. Johnston forecasts that the oil and natural gas company will earn $0.19 per share for the quarter. Capital One Financial Corp. also issued estimates for Callon Petroleum Company’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.23 EPS. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) last issued... 
 

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Phoenix Group Holdings (LON:PHNX)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reiterated by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, May 10th. They presently have a GBX 826 ($10.75) price target on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price suggests a potential upside of 8.97% from the company’s current price. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on PHNX. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Phoenix Group Holdings in a research... 
 

Air Methods Corp (AIRM) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Air Methods Corp (NASDAQ:AIRM) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $46.50. Several equities analysts recently commented on AIRM shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Air... 
 

Scorpio Bulkers (SALT) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Report Finds

Headlines about Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE:SALT) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Scorpio Bulkers earned a media sentiment score of -0.08 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media coverage about the shipping company an impact score... 
 

Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Becton Dickinson and Co Reduced by Leerink Swann (BDX)

Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) – Equities researchers at Leerink Swann decreased their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for Becton Dickinson and in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Leerink Swann analyst R. Newitter now forecasts that the medical instruments supplier will post earnings of $2.46 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $2.48. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for Becton Dickinson and’s Q4 2017 earnings at $2.34 EPS and FY2019... 
 

Analysts Expect Ideal Power Inc (IPWR) Will Post Earnings of -$0.23 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect Ideal Power Inc (NASDAQ:IPWR) to report earnings per share (EPS) of ($0.23) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Six analysts have made estimates for Ideal Power’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.30) to ($0.11). Ideal Power reported earnings of ($0.29) per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 20.7%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, May 11th. On average, analysts expect... 
 

Watchstone Group PLC’s (QPP) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Watchstone Group PLC (LON:QPP) in a report issued on Thursday, May 11th, StockTargetPrices.com reports. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: “[[title]]” was reported by [[site]] and is the sole property of of [[site]]. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. & international copyright & trademark laws. The original version of this news story can be accessed at [[permalink]]. About Watchstone Group PLC Watchstone... 
 

Tui AG’s (TUI) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

Tui AG (LON:TUI)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at Shore Capital in a note issued to investors on Monday, May 15th. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Tui AG in a report on Thursday, March 2nd. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Tui AG in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating... 
 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Shares Sold by Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC

Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC cut its position in shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) by 1.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 60,667 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 910 shares during the period. Thermo Fisher Scientific makes up about 1.3% of Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 19th largest position. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC’s... 
 

FBL Financial Group (FFG) Issues Earnings Results

FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The financial services provider reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.04. FBL Financial Group had a net margin of 14.76% and a return on equity of 8.50%. The company had revenue of $181.92 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $179.83 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.05 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% on a... 
 

$1.77 Billion in Sales Expected for Ryder System, Inc. (R) This Quarter

Wall Street brokerages expect that Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) will announce sales of $1.77 billion for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Six analysts have issued estimates for Ryder System’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $1.83 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.72 billion. Ryder System reported sales of $1.7 billion during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 4.1%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings... 
 

Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Insys Therapeutics (INSY) Stock Price

News stories about Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY) have been trending positive on Thursday, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Insys Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news coverage about the specialty... 
 

Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $369.21 Million

Wall Street brokerages expect that Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) will announce sales of $369.21 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Seven analysts have issued estimates for Jack in the Box’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $374.53 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $365.62 million. Jack in the Box reported sales of $361.15 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.2%. The business is expected to announce... 
 

Glaukos Corp (GKOS) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

News stories about Glaukos Corp (NYSE:GKOS) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Glaukos Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news coverage about the medical instruments... 
 

Recruit Hldgs Co L (RCRRF) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Recruit Hldgs Co L (NASDAQ:RCRRF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, May 3rd. According to Zacks, “Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd. is an information services and human resources company. It offers recruitment advertisement, employment placement, staffing, education, housing and real estate, bridal, travel, dining, beauty, automobiles and others. Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. “ Shares of Recruit... 
 

Mulesoft Inc (MULE) Earns “Buy” Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Mulesoft Inc (NASDAQ:MULE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a report issued on Friday, May 5th. The analysts wrote, “In honor of Derby week, MULE reported strong 1Q results in its first period as a public company, exceeding estimates across all metrics other than cash flow. Guidance for 2Q and FY17 were also above consensus. We continue to view MULE as a comprehensive integration and API management platform, which the world is now ready for, likely disrupting the integration... 
 

William Blair Lowers VWR Corp (VWR) to Market Perform

William Blair cut shares of VWR Corp (NASDAQ:VWR) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report published on Friday, May 5th. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of VWR Corp from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, March 17th. TheStreet upgraded shares of VWR Corp from a c rating to a b- rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Jefferies Group LLC lifted their target price on shares of VWR Corp from $31.00 to $32.00... 
 

Timbercreek Financial Corp (TF) Declares $0.06 Monthly Dividend

Timbercreek Financial Corp (TSE:TF) announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, April 26th. Investors of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a dividend of 0.057 per share on Monday, May 15th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.43%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 26th. Shares of Timbercreek Financial Corp (TSE:TF) opened at 9.20 on Thursday. Timbercreek Financial Corp has a 1-year low of $7.86 and a 1-year high of $9.54. The company has a market capitalization of $680.53 million and a PE ratio... 
 

Continental AG (CTTAY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Continental AG (OTCMKTS:CTTAY) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have issued a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. CTTAY has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Continental AG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Deutsche... 
 

Extreme Networks, Inc (EXTR) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance

Extreme Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:EXTR) issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.14 – $0.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $168 million – $178 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $172.93 million. Extreme Networks, Inc (NASDAQ:EXTR) opened at 9.38 on Thursday. The firm’s market capitalization is $1.03 billion. The firm’s 50-day... 
 

Owens-Illinois Inc (OI) Price Target Raised to $22.00

Owens-Illinois Inc (NYSE:OI) had its price target upped by stock analysts at Barclays PLC from $20.00 to $22.00 in a report released on Monday, May 1st. The firm currently has an “equal weight” rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Barclays PLC’s price target suggests a potential downside of 1.03% from the company’s current price. A number of other research firms have also recently issued reports on OI. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares... 
 

Liontrust Asset Management PLC (LIO) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Liontrust Asset Management PLC (LON:LIO) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the five ratings firms that are covering the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 420.20 ($5.47). LIO has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on Liontrust Asset Management PLC from GBX 460 ($5.98)... 
 

TechnipFMC plc Ordinary Share (FTI) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.83 Billion

Wall Street analysts predict that TechnipFMC plc Ordinary Share (NYSE:FTI) will post sales of $3.83 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Fifteen analysts have issued estimates for TechnipFMC plc Ordinary Share’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $5.2 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $3.3 billion. TechnipFMC plc Ordinary Share posted sales of $1.21 billion in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 216.5%. The firm is expected... 
 

PRA Health Sciences Inc (PRAH) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.08-3.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.795-1.835 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.84 billion. Shares of PRA Health Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:PRAH) opened at 71.50 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $66.39 and a 200-day moving average of $59.75. The stock has... 
 
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