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Global Indemnity (GBLI) vs. Leucadia National (LUK) Financial Analysis

Leucadia National (NYSE: LUK) and Global Indemnity (NASDAQ:GBLI) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and earnings. Insider & Institutional Ownership 75.4% of Leucadia National shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.4% of Global Indemnity shares are held by institutional investors. 10.2% of Leucadia National shares are held... 
 

Micron Technology (MU) PT Raised to $0.00 at Nomura

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) had its price objective raised by investment analysts at Nomura in a report issued on Monday, March 12th. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Goldman Sachs set a $55.00 price target on Micron Technology and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price objective (up... 
 

Marc Benioff Sells 5,000 Shares of Salesforce.com (CRM) Stock

Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) CEO Marc Benioff sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $127.01, for a total value of $635,050.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Marc Benioff also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, April 5th, Marc Benioff sold 5,000 shares of Salesforce.com stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $119.65, for a total value... 
 

Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) PT Raised to $92.00 at HC Wainwright

Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) had its target price upped by investment analysts at HC Wainwright from $75.00 to $92.00 in a research report issued on Monday, March 12th, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 28.24% from the company’s current price. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Janney Montgomery Scott initiated coverage on Sarepta Therapeutics... 
 

Corporate Capital Trust Inc (CCT) CEO Todd C. Builione Purchases 15,000 Shares

Corporate Capital Trust Inc (NYSE:CCT) CEO Todd C. Builione bought 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was bought at an average price of $16.13 per share, with a total value of $241,950.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Shares of Corporate Capital Trust stock opened at $17.20 on Friday. Corporate Capital Trust Inc has a 52 week low of $14.43 and a 52 week high of $19.00. The company has... 
 

Core Gold (CVE:CGLD) Insider Robert Washer Sells 35,000 Shares

Core Gold (CVE:CGLD) insider Robert Washer sold 35,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$0.34, for a total transaction of C$11,900.00. Robert Washer also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, April 6th, Robert Washer sold 2,500 shares of Core Gold stock. The shares were sold at an average price of C$0.29, for a total transaction of C$725.00. On Tuesday, April 3rd, Robert Washer sold 7,500 shares of Core Gold stock. The stock was sold at an average... 
 

Lumentum (LITE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Rosenblatt Securities

Lumentum (NASDAQ:LITE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by Rosenblatt Securities in a note issued to investors on Monday, March 12th. LITE has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Lumentum from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. BidaskClub downgraded Lumentum from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, December 2nd. DA Davidson upped their price objective on Lumentum to... 
 

Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Research analysts at Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL) in a research note issued on Monday, March 12th, Marketbeat reports. The firm set an “underperform” rating and a $9.00 price target on the specialty retailer’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price objective points to a potential downside of 33.38% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on FINL. Buckingham Research set a $7.00 target price on Finish Line and gave... 
 

Close Brothers Group (CBG) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $2.70 EPS

Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March 13th. The company reported GBX 71.20 ($1.00) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 68.50 ($0.96) by GBX 2.70 ($0.04), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The company had revenue of £405.50 million for the quarter. Close Brothers Group had a net margin of 22.76% and a return on equity of 15.84%. Shares of LON:CBG opened at GBX 1,447 ($20.31) on Friday. Close Brothers Group has a 12-month low of GBX 1,315 ($18.46) and a 12-month... 
 

Insider Buying: RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) Director Buys 1,000 Shares of Stock

RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) Director Patricia L. Gibson purchased 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $19.40 per share, for a total transaction of $19,400.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 14,565 shares in the company, valued at $282,561. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. RLJ stock opened at $20.10 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 3.06, a quick ratio of 3.06 and... 
 

DSW (DSW) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about DSW (NYSE:DSW) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news 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 the most favorable. DSW earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.7051593259457 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is... 
 

CoreSite (NYSE:COR) SVP Derek Mccandless Sells 3,827 Shares

CoreSite (NYSE:COR) SVP Derek Mccandless sold 3,827 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.58, for a total transaction of $373,438.66. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 32,524 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,173,691.92. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Derek Mccandless also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, March... 
 

Nymox Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:NYMX) Director James George Robinson Purchases 8,000 Shares

Nymox Pharmaceutical Co. (NASDAQ:NYMX) Director James George Robinson purchased 8,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $3.48 per share, for a total transaction of $27,840.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 3,136,550 shares in the company, valued at $10,915,194. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. James George Robinson also recently made the... 
 

WhiteHorse Finance (NASDAQ:WHF) CEO Buys $25,160.00 in Stock

WhiteHorse Finance (NASDAQ:WHF) CEO Stuart D. Aronson purchased 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 7th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.58 per share, with a total value of $25,160.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 12,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $150,960. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. WhiteHorse Finance stock opened at $12.63... 
 

Broadcom (AVGO) PT Raised to $345.00 at BMO Capital Markets

Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) had its target price raised by BMO Capital Markets from $330.00 to $345.00 in a report released on Monday, March 12th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They currently have an outperform rating on the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Vetr cut Broadcom from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $295.36 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. BidaskClub cut Broadcom from a hold rating to a sell rating... 
 

pdvWireless (NASDAQ:PDVW) EVP Richard E. Rohmann Sells 900 Shares

pdvWireless (NASDAQ:PDVW) EVP Richard E. Rohmann sold 900 shares of pdvWireless stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.16, for a total value of $33,444.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 9,803 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $364,279.48. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Shares of pdvWireless stock opened at $30.05 on Friday. pdvWireless has a one year... 
 

Insider Selling: Microsemi Co. (NASDAQ:MSCC) Director Sells 4,500 Shares of Stock

Microsemi Co. (NASDAQ:MSCC) Director Paul F. Folino sold 4,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.27, for a total transaction of $302,715.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,070 shares in the company, valued at approximately $71,978.90. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Shares of NASDAQ MSCC opened at $63.68 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $7,676.95, a PE ratio... 
 

Insider Selling: Parke Bancorp, Inc. (PKBK) Director Sells 2,463 Shares of Stock

Parke Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PKBK) Director Jeffrey H. Kripitz sold 2,463 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.90, for a total transaction of $51,476.70. Following the sale, the director now owns 197,486 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,127,457.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. NASDAQ:PKBK opened at $20.80 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $166.86, a price-to-earnings... 
 

Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) Issues Earnings Results

Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 13th. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.52) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.57) by $0.05, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Epizyme’s quarterly revenue was down 100.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Epizyme stock opened at $14.85 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,194.37, a PE ratio of -6.81 and a beta of 1.96. Epizyme has a 52 week low of $9.30 and a 52 week high of $21.40.... 
 

Caleres (CAL) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.07

Caleres (NYSE:CAL) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 8th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of 0.07 per share by the textile maker on Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. Caleres has a dividend payout ratio of 13.2% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Equities analysts expect Caleres to earn $2.70 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able... 
 

DSW (DSW) Issues FY19 Earnings Guidance

DSW (NYSE:DSW) updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.52-1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.64. The company issued revenue guidance of +2-4% (excluding exit from non-core business) to ~, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.85 billion. A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on DSW. ValuEngine lowered shares of DSW from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, March 20th. B. Riley set a $22.00... 
 

Credit Suisse Group Begins Coverage on Est�e Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL)

Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Est�e Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) in a report published on Monday, March 12th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $162.00 price target on the stock. EL has been the subject of a number of other reports. Macquarie lifted their price target on shares of Est�e Lauder Companies from $1.45 to $1.50 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of Est�e Lauder Companies in a research... 
 

Insider Selling: Jounce Therapeutics (JNCE) CFO Sells 5,267 Shares of Stock

Jounce Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JNCE) CFO Kimberlee C. Drapkin sold 5,267 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.01, for a total value of $131,727.67. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 5,267 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $131,727.67. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. NASDAQ JNCE traded down $1.23 during trading on Friday, hitting $18.48. 372,089 shares... 
 

First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA) versus Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM) Head-To-Head Contrast

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE: CM) and First Citizens BancShares (NASDAQ:FCNCA) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and First Citizens BancShares’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings... 
 

Irhythm Technologies (IRTC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity

Irhythm Technologies (NASDAQ:IRTC)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, March 12th, MarketBeat reports. They presently have a $80.00 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of $68.00. Canaccord Genuity’s target price suggests a potential upside of 32.52% from the company’s current price. IRTC has been the subject of several other research reports. BidaskClub lowered Irhythm Technologies from a... 
 

Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) Earning Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

News articles about Main Street Capital (NYSE:MAIN) have trended positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative 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 positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Main Street Capital earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.3114615567176... 
 

Datawatch (NASDAQ:DWCH) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.14

Media headlines about Datawatch (NASDAQ:DWCH) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Datawatch earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 46.1280476612101 out of 100, indicating... 
 

Papa John’s Pizza (NASDAQ:PZZA) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about Papa John’s Pizza (NASDAQ:PZZA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Papa John’s Pizza earned a news impact score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.4435644541923 out... 
 

Cubic (NYSE:CUB) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.13

Media headlines about Cubic (NYSE:CUB) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cubic earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.6345521047278... 
 

Joseph Silvestri Sells 3,670 Shares of Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) Stock

Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) Director Joseph Silvestri sold 3,670 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.95, for a total value of $102,576.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 105,408 shares in the company, valued at $2,946,153.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. TGI traded down $1.25 on Friday, hitting $26.35. The company had a trading volume of 659,984 shares,... 
 

Insider Selling: Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) Director Sells 1,500 Shares of Stock

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) Director Thomas Reddin sold 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.00, for a total transaction of $103,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 4,415 shares in the company, valued at $304,635. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Shares of NYSE ABG traded down $1.30 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $66.50. The company’s... 
 

L. Dyson Dryden Acquires 10,000 Shares of Lindblad Expeditions, LLC (LIND) Stock

Lindblad Expeditions, LLC (NASDAQ:LIND) Director L. Dyson Dryden acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $9.43 per share, for a total transaction of $94,300.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 1,077,209 shares in the company, valued at $10,158,080.87. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Shares of NASDAQ... 
 

Head to Head Review: Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) vs. Global Indemnity (GBLI)

Global Indemnity (NASDAQ: GBLI) and Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability. Institutional and Insider Ownership 56.4% of Global Indemnity shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.4% of Leucadia National shares are owned by institutional investors. 53.3% of Global Indemnity shares are owned by company... 
 

Global Indemnity (GBLI) versus Leucadia National (LUK) Financial Analysis

Leucadia National (NYSE: LUK) and Global Indemnity (NASDAQ:GBLI) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. Dividends Leucadia National pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Global Indemnity pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Leucadia National pays out 24.2% of... 
 

Appian (APPN) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

News articles about Appian (NASDAQ:APPN) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Appian earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.8294948112515 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage... 
 

Jounce Therapeutics (JNCE) Insider Sells $113,897.70 in Stock

Jounce Therapeutics (NASDAQ:JNCE) insider Elizabeth Trehu sold 4,545 shares of Jounce Therapeutics stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.06, for a total transaction of $113,897.70. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 4,545 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $113,897.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Elizabeth Trehu also recently made the following... 
 

Insider Selling: Vivint Solar Inc (VSLR) CFO Sells 36,415 Shares of Stock

Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) CFO Dana C. Russell sold 36,415 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.25, for a total value of $118,348.75. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 337,658 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,097,388.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Shares of NYSE VSLR remained flat at $$4.00 during mid-day trading on Friday. The stock had a trading volume... 
 

Mongodb (MDB) Issues Q1 Earnings Guidance

Mongodb (NASDAQ:MDB) updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.44-0.43) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of ($0.43). The company issued revenue guidance of $45.5-46.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $44.90 million.Mongodb also updated its FY19 guidance to ($1.66-1.62) EPS. Several brokerages have issued reports on MDB. Needham & Company LLC raised Mongodb from a hold rating to a buy rating and set... 
 

Barclays Reaffirms Equal Weight Rating for Global Partners (NYSE:GLP)

Barclays reiterated their equal weight rating on shares of Global Partners (NYSE:GLP) in a research report report published on Monday, March 12th. They currently have a $18.00 price target on the energy company’s stock, down from their prior price target of $19.00. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Global Partners from a d+ rating to a c rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Global Partners from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating... 
 

B&G Foods (BGS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media coverage about B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. B&G Foods earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2093407188948 out... 
 

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Earns “Positive” Rating from Citigroup

Citigroup reissued their positive rating on shares of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) in a research note published on Monday, March 12th. Citigroup currently has a $87.00 price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of $78.00. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on ATVI. Vetr downgraded Activision Blizzard from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $83.48 target price for the company. in a research report on Monday, March 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Activision Blizzard from a buy rating... 
 

Elias Anastasopoulos Sells 1,590 Shares of Tmx Group Limited (TSE:X) Stock

Tmx Group Limited (TSE:X) Director Elias Anastasopoulos sold 1,590 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$78.47, for a total value of C$124,767.30. Elias Anastasopoulos also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, February 21st, Elias Anastasopoulos sold 1,797 shares of Tmx Group stock. The stock was sold at an average price of C$77.32, for a total value of C$138,944.04. Shares of X traded down C$0.04 during midday trading on Friday, reaching... 
 

Computer Task Group (NASDAQ:CTG) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Headlines about Computer Task Group (NASDAQ:CTG) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing 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, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Computer Task Group earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the information technology services... 
 

NetScout Systems (NTCT) and Virtusa (VRTU) Financial Contrast

NetScout Systems (NASDAQ: NTCT) and Virtusa (NASDAQ:VRTU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 86.8% of Virtusa shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of NetScout Systems shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.0% of Virtusa shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership... 
 

E-Trade (ETFC) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at Raymond James Financial

Raymond James Financial upgraded shares of E-Trade (NASDAQ:ETFC) from an outperform rating to a strong-buy rating in a report published on Monday, March 12th, Marketbeat.com reports. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on ETFC. UBS upgraded shares of E-Trade from an outperform rating to a strong-buy rating in a report on Monday, March 12th. Credit Suisse Group restated an outperform rating and issued a $67.00 target price (up previously from $56.00) on shares of E-Trade in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. SunTrust Banks... 
 

Aldeyra Therapeutics (ALDX) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.18

News articles about Aldeyra Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALDX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media 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 -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Aldeyra Therapeutics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the biotechnology company an impact score of 44.3330630749611... 
 

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Heartland Financial USA (HTLF) Share Price

Media coverage about Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative 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 scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Heartland Financial USA earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact... 
 

Joseph Vinhais Sells 6,800 Shares of Integra lifesciences (IART) Stock

Integra lifesciences (NASDAQ:IART) VP Joseph Vinhais sold 6,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.13, for a total value of $368,084.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. IART traded down $1.35 during trading on Friday, reaching $54.59. 538,045 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 517,298. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,395.68,... 
 

Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) Director Sells $302,500.00 in Stock

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) Director Myra J. Biblowit sold 2,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $121.00, for a total transaction of $302,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 7,924 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $958,804. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. NYSE WYN traded down $3.16 during trading... 
 

Leucadia National Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 (NYSE:LUK)

Leucadia National (NYSE:LUK) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 22nd, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of 0.10 per share by the conglomerate on Friday, March 30th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. Leucadia National has raised its dividend payment by an average of 9.1% annually over the last three years. Leucadia National has a dividend payout ratio of 25.2% indicating that its dividend is... 
 
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