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ASML Holding (AMSL) Given a €166.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

ASML Holding (AMS:AMSL) has been given a €166.00 ($195.29) target price by equities research analysts at Morgan Stanley in a note issued to investors on Friday, October 6th. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on AMSL. Citigroup Inc. set a €135.00 ($158.82) price objective on ASML Holding and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. S&P Global set a €140.00 ($164.71) price objective on ASML Holding... 
 

STMicroelectronics NV (STM) Given a €11.70 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts

Morgan Stanley set a €11.70 ($13.76) price objective on STMicroelectronics NV (EPA:STM) in a research note released on Friday, October 6th. The firm currently has a sell rating on the semiconductor producer’s stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. BNP Paribas set a €19.00 ($22.35) target price on STMicroelectronics NV and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Monday, September 4th. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €16.30 ($19.18) price target on STMicroelectronics... 
 

Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates Buy Rating for Bovis Homes Group plc (BVS)

Numis Securities Ltd restated their buy rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 6th. They currently have a GBX 1,275 ($16.94) price objective on the stock. BVS has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 1,135 ($15.08) target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Liberum Capital reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 965 ($12.82) target price on shares of... 
 

J P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms “Underweight” Rating for Kingfisher plc (KGF)

J P Morgan Chase & Co restated their underweight rating on shares of Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 6th. They currently have a GBX 288 ($3.83) price objective on the home improvement retailer’s stock. KGF has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC reiterated an underweight rating on shares of Kingfisher plc in a research report on Monday, June 26th. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 440 ($5.85) target price on shares of Kingfisher... 
 

Deutsche Bank AG Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for BTG plc (BTG)

Deutsche Bank AG restated their buy rating on shares of BTG plc (LON:BTG) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 6th. They currently have a GBX 775 ($10.30) price objective on the stock. BTG has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 900 ($11.96) target price on shares of BTG plc in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 680 ($9.04) target price on shares of BTG plc in a research report on Wednesday,... 
 

J P Morgan Chase & Co Cuts Ferrexpo Plc (FXPO) Price Target to GBX 175

Ferrexpo Plc (LON:FXPO) had its price objective cut by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 190 ($2.52) to GBX 175 ($2.33) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 6th. They currently have a neutral rating on the iron ore producer’s stock. FXPO has been the subject of a number of other research reports. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 230 ($3.06) target price on shares of Ferrexpo Plc in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on shares of Ferrexpo Plc... 
 

J P Morgan Chase & Co Cuts Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (HIK) Price Target to GBX 1,250

Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (LON:HIK) had its price target lowered by equities research analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 1,500 ($19.93) to GBX 1,250 ($16.61) in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 5.49% from the stock’s current price. HIK has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Group LLC dropped their target price on shares of Hikma Pharmaceuticals... 
 

Shore Capital Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Hollywood Bowl Group PLC (BOWL)

Hollywood Bowl Group PLC (LON:BOWL)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Shore Capital in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. BOWL has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 210 ($2.79) target price on shares of Hollywood Bowl Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Peel Hunt assumed coverage on shares of Hollywood Bowl Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. They set... 
 

Peel Hunt Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Lonmin Plc (LMI)

Peel Hunt restated their hold rating on shares of Lonmin Plc (LON:LMI) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 6th. They currently have a GBX 70 ($0.93) price objective on the mining company’s stock. LMI has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC dropped their target price on shares of Lonmin Plc from GBX 100 ($1.33) to GBX 55 ($0.73) and set an underweight rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded shares of Lonmin Plc to a neutral... 
 

Scapa Group plc (LON:SCPA) Given Buy Rating at Berenberg Bank

Scapa Group plc (LON:SCPA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Berenberg Bank in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. They presently have a GBX 500 ($6.64) price objective on the stock. Berenberg Bank’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 4.49% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on SCPA. N+1 Singer raised shares of Scapa Group plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 490 ($6.51) price target for the company in a report... 
 

Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) Given “Sell” Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reissued by research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. They presently have a GBX 295 ($3.92) price objective on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price objective suggests a potential downside of 11.76% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on HFD. Liberum Capital raised shares of Halfords Group plc from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 340... 
 

Coca Cola HBC AG (LON:CCH) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group

Coca Cola HBC AG (LON:CCH)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. They presently have a GBX 2,820 ($37.47) price objective on the stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 6.54% from the stock’s current price. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,900 ($38.53) target price on shares of Coca... 
 

Innovaderma Plc (LON:IDP) Given Corporate Rating at FinnCap

Innovaderma Plc (LON:IDP)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating reissued by research analysts at FinnCap in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. They presently have a GBX 400 ($5.31) price objective on the stock. FinnCap’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 49.81% from the stock’s current price. Innovaderma Plc (IDP) opened at 267.00 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 330.90 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 314.34. Innovaderma Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 71.00 and... 
 

London Stock Exchange Group Plc’s (LON:LSE) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc.

London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. They presently have a GBX 4,450 ($59.13) price objective on the stock. Citigroup Inc.’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 13.52% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on LSE. Barclays PLC set a GBX 4,140 ($55.01) price target on shares of London Stock Exchange Group Plc and gave the company a “buy”... 
 

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) in a report issued on Friday, October 6th. Citigroup Inc. currently has a GBX 1,280 ($17.01) price objective on the stock. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 1,000 ($13.29) to GBX 1,040 ($13.82) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a reduce rating and set a GBX... 
 

Flextronics International Ltd. (FLEX) Receives $17.69 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Shares of Flextronics International Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $17.93. FLEX has been the subject of several analyst reports. Royal... 
 

Brokerages Expect Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (TYPE) to Post $0.15 Earnings Per Share

Shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:TYPE) have received a consensus broker rating score of 2.25 (Buy) from the four brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, one has issued a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Analysts have set a 1-year consensus target price of $23.50 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.15 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has... 
 

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Monday, October 9th. According to Zacks, “Clearwater Paper,a standalone company,produces pulp and paperboard at six facilities across the country namely Lewiston, Idaho; Las Vegas, Nev.; Elwood, Ill.; and near McGehee, Ark. The company manufactures quality paperboard, consumer tissue, and wood products.It has direct access to the public capital markets .The company... 
 

Reviewing Intevac (IVAC) & Key Technology (KTEC)

Intevac (NASDAQ: IVAC) and Key Technology (NASDAQ:KTEC) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations. Institutional and Insider Ownership 70.1% of Intevac shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.6% of Key Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 13.9% of Intevac shares are held by insiders. Comparatively,... 
 

Critical Analysis: Weis Markets (WMK) and Its Competitors

Weis Markets (NYSE: WMK) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Food Retail & Distribution” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Weis Markets to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation. Volatility and Risk Weis Markets has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Weis Markets’ peers have a beta of 0.93, meaning that... 
 

Critical Analysis: CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) and Its Competitors

CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Wireless Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare CalAmp Corp. to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and valuation. Risk & Volatility CalAmp Corp. has a beta of 1.6, suggesting that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CalAmp Corp.’s peers have a beta of 0.77,... 
 

Reviewing Aflac (AFL) & Principal Financial Group (PFG)

Principal Financial Group (NYSE: PFG) and Aflac (NYSE:AFL) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Principal Financial Group and Aflac’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Principal Financial Group $12.56... 
 

Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OPNT) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.87 Per Share

Analysts forecast that Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPNT) will post earnings of ($0.87) per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Opiant Pharmaceuticals’ earnings. Opiant Pharmaceuticals reported earnings per share of ($0.52) during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 67.3%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Monday, October 30th. On average, analysts expect that Opiant Pharmaceuticals will report full year earnings... 
 

Tortoise MLP Fund (NTG) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Press coverage about Tortoise MLP Fund (NYSE:NTG) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Tortoise MLP Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the investment management company... 
 

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives $13.86 Consensus PT from Analysts

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirty-two research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, sixteen have given a hold recommendation, nine have given a buy recommendation and two have issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $13.91.... 
 

Brokerages Set eBay Inc. (EBAY) Target Price at $37.99

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the forty-four ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, twenty have given a hold recommendation and nineteen have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $37.99. A number of equities research analysts recently commented on EBAY shares.... 
 

Analysts Set STMicroelectronics NV (STM) Price Target at $14.17

STMicroelectronics NV (EPA:STM) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the fifteen ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is €14.56 ($17.13). A number of analysts have recently weighed in on STM shares. J P Morgan Chase & Co set... 
 

Analysts Set Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL) Price Target at $18.38

Shares of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $18.38. Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Noble Financial restated a “buy” rating on shares... 
 

Analysts Set Glencore PLC (GLNCY) Target Price at $10.00

Shares of Glencore PLC (OTCMKTS:GLNCY) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $10.00. A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Bank of America Corporation lowered shares of... 
 

Quotient Technology Inc. (NYSE:QUOT) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at First Analysis

Stock analysts at First Analysis assumed coverage on shares of Quotient Technology Inc. (NYSE:QUOT) in a report released on Monday, October 9th, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm set an “overweight” rating and a $21.00 price target on the technology company’s stock. First Analysis’ target price would suggest a potential upside of 26.13% from the company’s previous close. QUOT has been the subject of a number of other research reports. DA Davidson started coverage on shares of Quotient Technology in a research note... 
 

Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada began coverage on shares of Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) in a research note published on Monday, October 9th, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The brokerage issued a sector perform rating and a $30.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of Silgan Holdings in a research note on Sunday, July 9th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Silgan Holdings... 
 

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact B/E Aerospace (NASDAQ:BEAV) Share Price

Press coverage about B/E Aerospace (NASDAQ:BEAV) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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. B/E Aerospace earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 47.6569532502204... 
 

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the six analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $51.75. A number of brokerages have issued reports on HCSG. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed... 
 

Brokerages Set Teekay Tankers Ltd. (TNK) PT at $2.12

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) has been given an average rating of “Sell” by the seven ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and one has issued a hold recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $1.65. TNK has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Teekay Tankers from a “sell” rating to a “strong... 
 

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (SFST) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFST) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $38.67. A number of analysts recently issued reports on SFST shares. BidaskClub cut Southern First Bancshares... 
 

Ellington Financial LLC (EFC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, October 9th. According to Zacks, “Ellington Financial LLC is a finance company that engages in acquiring and managing mortgage-related assets, including residential mortgage backed securities, prime jumbo, Alternative A-paper and subprime residential mortgage loans. The Company’s targeted assets also include mortgage-related... 
 

Alamo Group, Inc. (ALG) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Alamo Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALG) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, October 9th. According to Zacks, “Alamo Group Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high quality equipment for right-of-way maintenance and agriculture. Their products include tractor-mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, agricultural implements and related after market parts and services. They emphasize high... 
 

Rogers Communication, Inc. (RCI) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Rogers Communication, Inc. (NYSE:RCI) (TSE:RCI.B) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the ten analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $57.29. RCI has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub... 
 

Brokerages Set Jones Energy, Inc. (JONE) PT at $3.80

Shares of Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $3.80. JONE has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares... 
 

Analysts Set The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) PT at $46.50

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eighteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and twelve have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $46.64. Several research firms recently commented on SCHW. Nomura downgraded The Charles Schwab Corporation from a “buy” rating to... 
 

Morgan Stanley Boosts Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Price Target to $379.00

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) had its price target increased by Morgan Stanley from $317.00 to $379.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday, October 9th, MarketBeat.com reports. They currently have an equal weight rating on the electric vehicle producer’s stock. TSLA has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Robert W. Baird restated an outperform rating and set a $411.00 price objective on shares of Tesla in a report on Monday, September 18th. Jefferies Group LLC initiated coverage on shares of Tesla in a report on... 
 

Analyzing Helmerich & Payne (HP) & Its Rivals

Helmerich & Payne (NYSE: HP) is one of 18 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Drilling” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Helmerich & Payne to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Insider and Institutional Ownership 74.9% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Drilling” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.2% of Helmerich & Payne shares are owned by insiders.... 
 

Reviewing Kaman Corporation (KAMN) and Its Rivals

Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN) is one of 57 public companies in the “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Kaman Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings for Kaman Corporation and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Kaman... 
 

Head to Head Analysis: Citrix Systems (CTXS) & Blackbaud (BLKB)

Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) and Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings. Dividends Blackbaud pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Citrix Systems does not pay a dividend. Blackbaud pays out 47.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Earnings and Valuation This table... 
 

Brokerages Set Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (GOOS) PT at $26.30

Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GOOS) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the eighteen brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is C$26.30. A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company restated... 
 

CONMED Corporation (CNMD) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $187.21 Million

Wall Street analysts predict that CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ:CNMD) will post $187.21 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for CONMED Corporation’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $188.02 million and the lowest is $186.40 million. CONMED Corporation reported sales of $184.79 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 1.3%. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday,... 
 

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Franklin Financial Corp (FRNK) Stock Price

News coverage about Franklin Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FRNK) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Financial Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.5774573897889... 
 

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Blackstone/GSO Senior Fltg Rt Term Fund (BSL) Stock Price

News headlines about Blackstone/GSO Senior Fltg Rt Term Fund (NYSE:BSL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blackstone/GSO Senior Fltg Rt Term Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about... 
 

Rose Rock Midstream (RRMS) Receiving Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Analysis Finds

News coverage about Rose Rock Midstream (NYSE:RRMS) has trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rose Rock Midstream earned a news sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 46.3688710947032 out... 
 

Medidata Solutions, Inc. (MDSO) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the thirteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and nine have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $84.64. Several research firms recently commented on MDSO. Piper Jaffray Companies upped their price target on shares of... 
 
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