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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... 
 

Core Gold (CGLD) Insider Robert Washer Sells 90,000 Shares

Core Gold (CVE:CGLD) insider Robert Washer sold 90,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$0.34, for a total value of C$30,600.00. 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 value of C$725.00. On Tuesday, April 3rd, Robert Washer sold 7,500 shares of Core Gold stock. The shares were sold at an... 
 

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... 
 

Somewhat Critical News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) Stock Price

News articles about Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Dicks Sporting Goods earned a media sentiment score of -0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the sporting goods retailer... 
 

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... 
 

Timothy Archer Sells 6,465 Shares of Lam Research Co. (LRCX) Stock

Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) insider Timothy Archer sold 6,465 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $214.28, for a total transaction of $1,385,320.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Timothy Archer also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, March 21st, Timothy Archer sold 16,574 shares of Lam Research stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $221.41, for a total transaction... 
 

Analyzing Marathon Petroleum (MPC) & Western Gas Partners (WES)

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE: MPC) and Western Gas Partners (NYSE:WES) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Volatility and Risk Marathon Petroleum has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Gas Partners has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its share price is 13% more volatile than the... 
 

Vicon Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:VII) Major Shareholder Anita G. Zucker Sells 116,709 Shares

Vicon Industries, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:VII) major shareholder Anita G. Zucker sold 116,709 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.39, for a total value of $45,516.51. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC. Shares of VII opened at $0.44 on Friday. Vicon Industries,... 
 

Paylocity Holding (NASDAQ:PCTY) Insider Sells $174,208.00 in Stock

Paylocity Holding (NASDAQ:PCTY) insider Mark S. Kinsey sold 3,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.44, for a total value of $174,208.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Shares of Paylocity stock opened at $51.06 on Friday. Paylocity Holding has a 1-year low of $37.66 and a 1-year high of $57.16. The firm has a market cap of $2,681.74, a PE ratio of 340.40, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 7.66... 
 

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Coupa (NASDAQ:COUP) Stock Price

Media stories about Coupa (NASDAQ:COUP) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks 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 negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Coupa earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.9204503029583 out of... 
 

ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund Inc (NYSE:EMO) Director Carol L. Colman Acquires 3,000 Shares

ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund Inc (NYSE:EMO) Director Carol L. Colman acquired 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of $10.68 per share, for a total transaction of $32,040.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Shares of NYSE:EMO opened at $10.10 on Friday. ClearBridge Energy MLP Opp Fund Inc has a 12 month low of $9.56 and a 12 month high of $13.86.... 
 

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) CFO Lee Shavel Buys 354 Shares

Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK) CFO Lee Shavel bought 354 shares of Verisk Analytics stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $105.10 per share, for a total transaction of $37,205.40. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 23,482 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,467,958.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Lee Shavel also recently made the following trade(s): On... 
 

5N Plus (TSE:VNP) Director Jean-Marie Bourassa Acquires 10,700 Shares of Stock

5N Plus (TSE:VNP) Director Jean-Marie Bourassa bought 10,700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$2.95 per share, for a total transaction of C$31,565.00. Jean-Marie Bourassa also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, March 15th, Jean-Marie Bourassa bought 50,000 shares of 5N Plus stock. The shares were bought at an average price of C$3.05 per share, for a total transaction of C$152,500.00. On Tuesday, March 6th, Jean-Marie Bourassa... 
 

Strad Energy Services (TSE:SDY) Insider Acquires C$46,123.28 in Stock

Strad Energy Services (TSE:SDY) insider Michael Donovan acquired 28,648 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 7th. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$1.61 per share, with a total value of C$46,123.28. Shares of Strad Energy Services stock opened at C$1.42 on Friday. Strad Energy Services has a 52-week low of C$1.04 and a 52-week high of C$1.73. Strad Energy Services (TSE:SDY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported C($0.06) earnings per... 
 

Select Energy Services (NYSE:WTTR) Getting Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports

Media stories about Select Energy Services (NYSE:WTTR) have trended positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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. Select Energy Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.947258069975... 
 

Express Scripts (ESRX) Upgraded to “Market Perform” at Sanford C. Bernstein

Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) was upgraded by equities researchers at Sanford C. Bernstein from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note issued on Monday, March 12th, MarketBeat reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Raymond James Financial reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Express Scripts in a report on Friday, December 15th. BidaskClub cut Express Scripts from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy”... 
 

Global Indemnity (NASDAQ:GBLI) versus Leucadia National (LUK) Head to Head Contrast

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

Insider Selling: Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) CFO Sells 17,426 Shares of Stock

Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) CFO Dana C. Russell sold 17,426 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.25, for a total value of $56,634.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 337,658 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,097,388.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of NYSE VSLR remained flat at $$4.00 during trading on Friday. 522,257 shares... 
 

Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI) Director Edward B. Deutsch Sells 2,870 Shares

Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI) Director Edward B. Deutsch sold 2,870 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.50, for a total value of $58,835.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 11,905 shares in the company, valued at approximately $244,052.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of NASDAQ LBAI traded down $0.40 during trading on Friday, hitting $19.80. 144,656... 
 

IES (IESC) & Its Rivals Financial Comparison

IES (NASDAQ: IESC) is one of 4 publicly-traded companies in the “Electrical work” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare IES to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 78.4% of IES shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.9% of shares of all “Electrical work” companies are owned by institutional investors. 60.0% of IES... 
 

Pampa Energia (PAM) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

News stories about Pampa Energia (NYSE:PAM) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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. Pampa Energia earned a coverage optimism score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.1279501002307 out of 100,... 
 

BWX Technologies (BWXT) CFO Sells $64,440.00 in Stock

BWX Technologies (NYSE:BWXT) CFO David S. Black sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.44, for a total value of $64,440.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 71,874 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,631,560.56. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Shares of NYSE:BWXT traded down $0.64 during trading on Friday, reaching $64.59. The stock had a... 
 

Carl L. Bach III Sells 2,000 Shares of Navigators Group, Inc. (NAVG) Stock

Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) insider Carl L. Bach III sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.51, for a total transaction of $113,020.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Shares of NASDAQ:NAVG traded down $0.70 on Friday, reaching $57.00. 84,846 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 98,831. The company has a quick ratio... 
 

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... 
 

FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Needham & Company LLC

Needham & Company LLC restated their buy rating on shares of FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) in a research report report published on Monday, March 12th, Marketbeat.com reports. They currently have a $58.00 price objective on the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $56.00. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded FLIR Systems from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. ValuEngine downgraded... 
 

NN (NASDAQ:NNBR) Price Target Lowered to $28.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

NN (NASDAQ:NNBR) had its price target reduced by Stifel Nicolaus from $29.00 to $28.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday, March 12th. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 24.44% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of NN from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating... 
 

CoreSite (COR) CFO Jeffrey S. Finnin Sells 5,848 Shares

CoreSite (NYSE:COR) CFO Jeffrey S. Finnin sold 5,848 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.50, for a total transaction of $570,180.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 78,149 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,619,527.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Shares of CoreSite stock traded down $2.01 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $102.29.... 
 

David M. Goldenberg Sells 20,000 Shares of Immunomedics (IMMU) Stock

Immunomedics (NASDAQ:IMMU) Director David M. Goldenberg sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.50, for a total transaction of $350,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,774,285 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $31,049,987.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. IMMU stock traded down $0.69 on Friday,... 
 

Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) Receives Buy Rating from Credit Suisse Group

Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research note issued to investors on Monday, March 12th. They currently have a $384.00 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price target indicates a potential upside of 49.04% from the company’s current price. BIIB has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $321.00 price target on shares... 
 

Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Headlines about Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Comstock Resources earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the oil and gas producer an impact score of 47.3318044816123... 
 

Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) & State Auto Financial (STFC) Head-To-Head Review

State Auto Financial (NASDAQ: STFC) and Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and valuation. Institutional & Insider Ownership 34.7% of State Auto Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.3% of Cincinnati Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of State Auto Financial shares are... 
 

Fidus Investment Corp (NASDAQ:FDUS) President Thomas Charles Lauer Purchases 4,000 Shares

Fidus Investment Corp (NASDAQ:FDUS) President Thomas Charles Lauer purchased 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.80 per share, for a total transaction of $51,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now owns 74,600 shares in the company, valued at $954,880. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. FDUS stock traded up $0.03 during midday trading on Friday, hitting... 
 

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... 
 

Donald J. Steinberg Sells 2,645,607 Shares of Marijuana Company Of America Inc (MCOA) Stock

Marijuana Company Of America Inc (OTCMKTS:MCOA) insider Donald J. Steinberg sold 2,645,607 shares of Marijuana Company Of America stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.02, for a total transaction of $52,912.14. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. MCOA stock remained flat at $$0.03 during trading on Friday. 1,705,715 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,240,047. Marijuana Company... 
 

Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI) Insider Acquires C$50,550.00 in Stock

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) insider Stephen Parsons purchased 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The stock was bought at an average cost of C$3.37 per share, for a total transaction of C$50,550.00. TSE:YRI traded up C$0.12 on Friday, hitting C$3.54. 1,704,213 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,817,151. Yamana Gold Inc. has a 1 year low of C$2.84 and a 1 year high of C$4.69. Yamana Gold (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) last released its... 
 

Insider Selling: Virginia Natl Bank (VABK) General Counsel Sells 1,200 Shares of Stock

Virginia Natl Bank (OTCMKTS:VABK) General Counsel Donna G. Shewmake sold 1,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.25, for a total transaction of $48,300.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. OTCMKTS:VABK traded down $0.20 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $41.50. 100 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,723. Virginia Natl Bank has a 52 week low of... 
 

Insider Selling: MobileIron (MOBL) Director Sells 10,269 Shares of Stock

MobileIron (NASDAQ:MOBL) Director Aaref Hilaly sold 10,269 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.81, for a total transaction of $49,393.89. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Aaref Hilaly also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, March 5th, Aaref Hilaly sold 6,053 shares of MobileIron stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.82, for a total transaction... 
 

Head-To-Head Review: Booking (BKNG) versus Its Peers

Booking (NASDAQ: BKNG) is one of 120 public companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Booking to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk and institutional ownership. Institutional & Insider Ownership 94.1% of Booking shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.8% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified”... 
 

The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

News coverage about The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The Cheesecake Factory earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.4867558649804... 
 

United Natural Foods (UNFI) PT Set at $34.00 by Pivotal Research

Pivotal Research set a $34.00 price target on United Natural Foods (NASDAQ:UNFI) in a report issued on Monday, March 12th. The brokerage currently has a sell rating on the stock. “We’ve now modeled capex at around 1.0% of sales for FY19-20 (from 0.6% previously). Despite surging revenue, guidance raise seems all tax cut driven – There is little substantive change in the pre-tax earnings range based on each recent guidance revision. After stripping out the impact of the tax rate changes, we estimate that the implied pre-tax income... 
 

Insmed (INSM) & Epizyme (EPZM) Critical Comparison

Insmed (NASDAQ: INSM) and Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Insmed and Epizyme’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Insmed N/A N/A -$192.64 million ($2.89) -6.94 Epizyme $10.00... 
 

Contrasting Murphy Oil (MUR) & Isramco (ISRL)

Isramco (NASDAQ: ISRL) and Murphy Oil (NYSE:MUR) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation. Volatility & Risk Isramco has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Murphy Oil has a beta of 2.39, meaning that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Insider and Institutional... 
 

Impax Laboratories (IPXL) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ:IPXL) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Monday, March 12th. According to Zacks, “Impax missed estimates for both the counts in the fourth quarter of 2017. The company faces competition in the brand product market from Parkinson’s disease and CNS disorder focused large pharmaceutical companies. Impax’s Generics segment underperformed in 2017, due to significant pricing erosion complemented by erosion in volume.... 
 

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... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Installed Building Prods (IBP) Stock Price

News stories about Installed Building Prods (NYSE:IBP) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Installed Building Prods earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 47.1874789832897... 
 

Insider Buying: Ichor Holdings Ltd (ICHR) CFO Acquires 4,800 Shares of Stock

Ichor Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:ICHR) CFO Jeff Andreson purchased 4,800 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $27.53 per share, for a total transaction of $132,144.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 4,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $132,144. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. NASDAQ:ICHR traded down $0.43 during trading hours on Friday,... 
 
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