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H.I.S. Co., Ltd. to Post FY2020 Earnings of $2.37 Per Share, Jefferies Financial Group Forecasts (OTCMKTS:HISJF)

H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:HISJF) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Financial Group lowered their FY2020 earnings estimates for shares of H.I.S. in a research note issued on Thursday, October 18th, according to Zacks Investment Research. Jefferies Financial Group analyst S. Takeuchi now anticipates that the company will earn $2.37 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $2.58. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for H.I.S.’s FY2021 earnings at $2.73 EPS and FY2022 earnings at $3.12 EPS. Separately,... 
 

International Seaways Inc (NYSE:INSW) Major Shareholder Sells $4,743,580.60 in Stock

International Seaways Inc (NYSE:INSW) major shareholder Bluemountain Capital Managemen sold 221,870 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.38, for a total value of $4,743,580.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC. Bluemountain Capital Managemen... 
 

Mimecast Ltd (MIME) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.03 Per Share

Wall Street analysts forecast that Mimecast Ltd (NASDAQ:MIME) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.03 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Six analysts have provided estimates for Mimecast’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.05 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.01. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, November 8th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Mimecast will report full-year earnings of $0.21 per share... 
 

Kilroy Realty Corp (KRC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $183.32 Million

Equities research analysts expect Kilroy Realty Corp (NYSE:KRC) to post $183.32 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Kilroy Realty’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $185.36 million and the lowest is $179.61 million. Kilroy Realty posted sales of $181.53 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 1%. The company is expected to issue its next earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, October 24th. According... 
 

$17.40 Billion in Sales Expected for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) This Quarter

Wall Street brokerages expect Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) to report $17.40 billion in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Eleven analysts have made estimates for Lowe’s Companies’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $17.16 billion and the highest estimate coming in at $17.55 billion. Lowe’s Companies posted sales of $16.77 billion during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 3.8%. The firm is expected to issue its... 
 

Perspecta (PRSP) Releases FY 2019 Earnings Guidance

Perspecta (NASDAQ:PRSP) updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.85-1.95 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.2-4.25 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.23 billion. PRSP has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Perspecta in a report on Tuesday, October 16th. They set a buy rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co upgraded shares of Perspecta... 
 

DigitalNote Price Down 26.3% Over Last 7 Days (XDN)

DigitalNote (CURRENCY:XDN) traded 19.8% lower against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 18:00 PM ET on October 30th. During the last seven days, DigitalNote has traded 26.3% lower against the U.S. dollar. One DigitalNote coin can currently be bought for about $0.0021 or 0.00000037 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including HitBTC, Bittrex and Upbit. DigitalNote has a total market capitalization of $14.52 million and $473,097.00 worth of DigitalNote was traded on exchanges in the last day. Here’s how related cryptocurrencies... 
 

BidaskClub Upgrades Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) to “Hold”

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Friday, October 19th. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Inogen from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $290.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, September 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies increased their target price on Inogen from $245.00 to $290.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, September... 
 

Blackrock Capital Investment (BKCC) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Blackrock Capital Investment (NASDAQ:BKCC) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, October 19th. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Blackrock Capital Investment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 17th. Wells Fargo & Co reduced their target price on Blackrock Capital... 
 

Financial Comparison: KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR (KCDMY) & J D Wetherspoon (OTCMKTS:JDWPY)

KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR (OTCMKTS:KCDMY) and J D Wetherspoon (OTCMKTS:JDWPY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations. Volatility & Risk KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J D Wetherspoon has a beta of 0.49, suggesting that its share price is 51% less volatile... 
 

TerraForm Power (TERP) & Portland General Electric (POR) Head-To-Head Analysis

TerraForm Power (NASDAQ:TERP) and Portland General Electric (NYSE:POR) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares TerraForm Power and Portland General Electric’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets TerraForm Power -12.29% -0.48% -0.16% Portland... 
 

Fiserv (FISV) Upgraded to “Buy” by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 19th. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on Fiserv from $67.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Monday, October 15th. Robert W. Baird increased their target price on Fiserv from $82.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Monday, September 24th. SunTrust... 
 

Qiagen (NASDAQ:QGEN) Upgraded to Sell by BidaskClub

Qiagen (NASDAQ:QGEN) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 19th. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank set a $44.00 price target on Qiagen and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 5th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Qiagen from $37.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock an “overweight”... 
 

Critical Comparison: Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) versus Avenue Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ATXI)

Intercept Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ICPT) and Avenue Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ATXI) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations. Institutional and Insider Ownership 69.9% of Intercept Pharmaceuticals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.1% of Avenue Therapeutics shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.9% of Intercept Pharmaceuticals... 
 

TraDove B2BCoin Trading Down 26.3% This Week (CRYPTO:BBC)

TraDove B2BCoin (CURRENCY:BBC) traded down 16.6% against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 18:00 PM ET on October 30th. TraDove B2BCoin has a market cap of $2.92 million and $34,637.00 worth of TraDove B2BCoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One TraDove B2BCoin token can currently be purchased for $0.0058 or 0.00000103 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including HitBTC, IDEX, Coinrail and Sistemkoin. In the last week, TraDove B2BCoin has traded 26.3% lower against the dollar. Here is how similar cryptocurrencies... 
 

Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (ALSK) Given $3.00 Average Price Target by Analysts

Shares of Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc (NASDAQ:ALSK) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Analysts have set a 12-month consensus price target of $3.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Alaska Communications Systems Group an industry rank of 109 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies. Several brokerages have weighed... 
 

FY2019 EPS Estimates for First Community Co. (NASDAQ:FCCO) Decreased by FIG Partners

First Community Co. (NASDAQ:FCCO) – Stock analysts at FIG Partners dropped their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for First Community in a research note issued on Thursday, October 18th, according to Zacks Investment Research. FIG Partners analyst B. Martin now anticipates that the bank will post earnings per share of $1.48 for the year, down from their previous estimate of $1.60. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded First Community from a “hold”... 
 

$142.87 Million in Sales Expected for Manhattan Associates, Inc. (MANH) This Quarter

Brokerages forecast that Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) will announce $142.87 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for Manhattan Associates’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $141.80 million and the highest is $144.80 million. Manhattan Associates reported sales of $152.88 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 6.5%. The company is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report... 
 

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation and ten have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $562.20. Several research firms recently weighed in on BLK. JPMorgan Chase &... 
 

First Quantum Minerals Limited (FM) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSE:FM) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, six have given a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is C$20.40. FM has been the subject of several research analyst reports.... 
 

National Bank Financial Weighs in on Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust’s FY2019 Earnings (TSE:D)

Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:D) – Equities research analysts at National Bank Financial raised their FY2019 EPS estimates for shares of Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust in a report released on Wednesday, October 17th, Zacks Investment Research reports. National Bank Financial analyst M. Kornack now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $1.77 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $1.75. Separately, Desjardins upgraded shares of Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust from a “hold”... 
 

Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc (RHP) Forecasted to Earn Q2 2019 Earnings of $1.77 Per Share

Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc (NYSE:RHP) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks dropped their Q2 2019 earnings per share estimates for Ryman Hospitality Properties in a report released on Friday, October 19th, Zacks Investment Research reports. SunTrust Banks analyst P. Scholes now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $1.77 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $2.00. RHP has been the subject of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Ryman Hospitality Properties... 
 

B. Riley Equities Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Rosehill Resources Inc (NASDAQ:ROSE)

Rosehill Resources Inc (NASDAQ:ROSE) – Analysts at B. Riley dropped their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for Rosehill Resources in a report released on Thursday, October 18th, Zacks Investment Research reports. B. Riley analyst R. Rashid now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.18 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.19. B. Riley also issued estimates for Rosehill Resources’ Q4 2019 earnings at $0.29 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $0.95 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.38 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings... 
 

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) Expected to Earn Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.97 Per Share

WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) – Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group issued their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for WD-40 in a report released on Thursday, October 18th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Jefferies Financial Group analyst D. Rizzo anticipates that the specialty chemicals company will post earnings per share of $0.97 for the quarter. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for WD-40’s Q2 2019 earnings at $1.14 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.16 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $1.22 EPS, FY2021 earnings at $5.65 EPS and... 
 

Research Analysts Set Expectations for Blackstone Group LP’s Q4 2018 Earnings (BX)

Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) – Analysts at Oppenheimer lifted their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for Blackstone Group in a report released on Thursday, October 18th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Oppenheimer analyst L. Rudary now anticipates that the asset manager will post earnings per share of $0.85 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.81. Oppenheimer currently has a “Buy” rating and a $44.00 target price on the stock. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Blackstone Group’s Q1 2019 earnings... 
 

People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) to Post Q3 2019 Earnings of $0.35 Per Share, Piper Jaffray Companies Forecasts

People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) – Piper Jaffray Companies raised their Q3 2019 earnings estimates for shares of People’s United Financial in a report issued on Friday, October 19th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst M. Breese now anticipates that the bank will earn $0.35 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.34. Piper Jaffray Companies also issued estimates for People’s United Financial’s Q4 2019 earnings at $0.35 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $1.36... 
 

Union Bankshares (UBSH) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Union Bankshares (NASDAQ: UBSH): 10/19/2018 – Union Bankshares was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating. 10/18/2018 – Union Bankshares was upgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock. 10/18/2018 – Union Bankshares had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts... 
 

Dorian LPG Ltd (LPG) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.14 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect Dorian LPG Ltd (NYSE:LPG) to post ($0.14) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Dorian LPG’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.22) to ($0.08). Dorian LPG reported earnings per share of ($0.23) in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 39.1%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Friday, November 2nd. On average, analysts expect that Dorian LPG will report full year earnings... 
 

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Expected to Post Q4 2018 Earnings of $1.16 Per Share

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) – Equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies lowered their Q4 2018 EPS estimates for East West Bancorp in a report issued on Friday, October 19th, according to Zacks Investment Research. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst M. Clark now anticipates that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $1.16 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $1.19. Piper Jaffray Companies has a “Buy” rating and a $82.00 price target on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies also... 
 

Q4 2018 EPS Estimates for U.S. Bancorp Lowered by Analyst (USB)

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) – Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group lowered their Q4 2018 earnings estimates for shares of U.S. Bancorp in a report released on Wednesday, October 17th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Jefferies Financial Group analyst K. Usdin now forecasts that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $1.05 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.07. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 17th. The financial services provider reported $1.06... 
 

Piper Jaffray Companies Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY)

Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) – Piper Jaffray Companies reduced their Q4 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Signature Bank in a research note issued on Friday, October 19th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst M. Breese now anticipates that the bank will earn $2.77 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $2.86. Piper Jaffray Companies has a “Buy” rating and a $145.00 price target on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies also issued estimates for Signature Bank’s... 
 

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) Raised by Analyst

Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) – Investment analysts at Imperial Capital boosted their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Denbury Resources in a research report issued on Friday, October 19th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Imperial Capital analyst J. Wangler now anticipates that the oil and natural gas company will post earnings of $0.51 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $0.50. Imperial Capital has a “Outperform” rating and a $4.00 price objective on the stock. Denbury Resources... 
 

Critical Comparison: Subsea 7 (SUBCY) & Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS)

Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS) and Subsea 7 (OTCMKTS:SUBCY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Basic Energy Services and Subsea 7, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Basic Energy Services 0 1 2 0 2.67 Subsea... 
 

AngioDynamics (ANGO) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at BidaskClub

AngioDynamics (NASDAQ:ANGO) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday, October 19th. ANGO has been the topic of a number of other reports. Raymond James lowered shares of AngioDynamics from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AngioDynamics from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday,... 
 

Critical Comparison: ASSA ABLOY AB/S (OTCMKTS:ASAZY) and EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (EXPGY)

ASSA ABLOY AB/S (OTCMKTS:ASAZY) and EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent recommendations for ASSA ABLOY AB/S and EXPERIAN PLC/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score ASSA ABLOY AB/S 0 1 1 0 2.50 EXPERIAN... 
 

Financial Analysis: ARC Resources (AETUF) versus Mid-Con Energy Partners (MCEP)

ARC Resources (OTCMKTS:AETUF) and Mid-Con Energy Partners (NASDAQ:MCEP) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk. Dividends ARC Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.7%. Mid-Con Energy Partners does not pay a dividend. Mid-Con Energy Partners has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years. Analyst Recommendations This... 
 

Financial Analysis: PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) versus Griffon (GFF)

PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) and Griffon (NYSE:GFF) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk. Dividends Griffon pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. PGT Innovations does not pay a dividend. Griffon pays out 32.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Griffon has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive... 
 

Financial Analysis: Ablynx (ABLYF) versus Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD)

Ablynx (OTCMKTS:ABLYF) and Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent recommendations for Ablynx and Gilead Sciences, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Ablynx 0 0 0 0 N/A Gilead Sciences 0 9 10 0 2.53 Gilead... 
 

Nasdacoin (NSD) Price Hits $2.54 on Major Exchanges

Nasdacoin (CURRENCY:NSD) traded up 150.9% against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 18:00 PM E.T. on November 14th. Nasdacoin has a total market capitalization of $47.25 million and approximately $509,430.00 worth of Nasdacoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Nasdacoin has traded up 405.3% against the dollar. One Nasdacoin coin can now be purchased for $2.54 or 0.00045148 BTC on major exchanges. Here is how related cryptocurrencies have performed in the last 24 hours: CoinToGo (2GO) traded down... 
 

Bitcoin Green (BITG) Price Hits $1.36 on Major Exchanges

Bitcoin Green (CURRENCY:BITG) traded down 9.5% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 18:00 PM Eastern on November 14th. One Bitcoin Green coin can now be purchased for approximately $1.36 or 0.00024199 BTC on exchanges including Stocks.Exchange, Cryptopia, CryptoBridge and CoinExchange. In the last seven days, Bitcoin Green has traded down 14.8% against the dollar. Bitcoin Green has a market capitalization of $7.95 million and $13,811.00 worth of Bitcoin Green was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Here is how similar cryptocurrencies... 
 

$403.09 Million in Sales Expected for BOK Financial Co. (BOKF) This Quarter

Wall Street brokerages forecast that BOK Financial Co. (NASDAQ:BOKF) will report $403.09 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Six analysts have provided estimates for BOK Financial’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $395.66 million and the highest estimate coming in at $416.10 million. BOK Financial reported sales of $394.16 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.3%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings report before the market... 
 

Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust (BEI) Expected to Earn FY2018 Earnings of $2.33 Per Share

Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:BEI) – Investment analysts at National Bank Financial cut their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust in a research note issued on Wednesday, October 17th, according to Zacks Investment Research. National Bank Financial analyst M. Kornack now expects that the company will earn $2.33 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $2.34. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust’s FY2019 earnings... 
 

KeyCorp Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Mcdonald’s Corp (NYSE:MCD)

Mcdonald’s Corp (NYSE:MCD) – Investment analysts at KeyCorp cut their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for Mcdonald’s in a research note issued on Thursday, October 18th, according to Zacks Investment Research. KeyCorp analyst E. Gonzalez now expects that the fast-food giant will earn $7.60 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $7.61. KeyCorp has a “Buy” rating and a $195.00 price objective on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Mcdonald’s’ Q1 2019 earnings at $1.83 EPS,... 
 

Preferred Bank (PFBC) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $4.69 Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) – Investment analysts at DA Davidson lifted their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for Preferred Bank in a research note issued on Friday, October 19th, according to Zacks Investment Research. DA Davidson analyst G. Tenner now expects that the bank will earn $4.69 per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of $4.63. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Preferred Bank’s Q4 2018 earnings at $1.27 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $1.27 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.28 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.38 EPS,... 
 

Oclaro Inc (OCLR) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $9.18. A number of research firms recently weighed in on OCLR. BidaskClub lowered shares of Oclaro from a “sell” rating to a “strong... 
 

Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Media coverage about Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Royal Dutch Shell earned a coverage optimism score of 1.20 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media coverage about the company an news buzz score of 9 out... 
 

HC Wainwright Reaffirms Buy Rating for Idera Pharmaceuticals (IDRA)

HC Wainwright reissued their buy rating on shares of Idera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IDRA) in a research note published on Monday, October 22nd. They currently have a $18.00 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock. “We are maintaining our Buy rating of IDRA shares and our 12-month price target of $18.00 per share. We derive our price target based on a risk-adjusted net present value analysis of projected tilsotolimod revenues through 2027 assuming a 12% discount rate and 3% terminal growth rate. We derive an rNPV of $1.07B... 
 

Smart & Final Stores (SFS) Updates FY 2018 Earnings Guidance

Smart & Final Stores (NYSE:SFS) issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.46-0.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.44. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.731-4.742 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.75 billion. Smart & Final Stores stock traded down $0.20 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $4.95. The company had a trading volume of 985,197 shares, compared... 
 

Analyzing Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) & Leju (LEJU)

Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) and Leju (NYSE:LEJU) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Urban Edge Properties and Leju’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Urban Edge Properties 20.55% 8.39% 2.99% Leju -16.56% -26.66% -15.34% Valuation and Earnings This... 
 

Banco Bradesco (BBD) vs. Bank of Commerce (BOCH) Critical Comparison

Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBD) and Bank of Commerce (NASDAQ:BOCH) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Insider & Institutional Ownership 3.2% of Banco Bradesco shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.8% of Bank of Commerce shares are held by institutional investors. 6.4% of Bank of Commerce shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional... 
 
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