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Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ:WIRE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ:WIRE) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Tuesday, August 8th. According to Zacks, “Encore Wire Corporation is a low-cost manufacturer of copper electrical building wire and cable. The Company is a significant supplier of both residential wire for interior electrical wiring in homes, apartments and manufactured housing, as well as building wire for electrical distribution in commercial and industrial buildings. “ Separately,... 
 

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) Expected to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.17 Per Share

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) – Equities research analysts at DA Davidson decreased their Q1 2019 earnings estimates for Kulicke and Soffa Industries in a research note issued on Wednesday. DA Davidson analyst T. Diffely now forecasts that the semiconductor company will post earnings per share of $0.17 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.18. Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The semiconductor company reported $0.62 EPS... 
 

Rogers Sugar Inc (TSE:RSI) PT Raised to C$7.00 at TD Securities

Rogers Sugar Inc (TSE:RSI) had its target price raised by TD Securities from C$6.50 to C$7.00 in a report published on Wednesday, August 9th. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. National Bank Financial reaffirmed a sector perform rating and set a C$6.75 price objective on shares of Rogers Sugar in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Scotiabank reaffirmed a sector perform rating and issued a C$6.50 price objective on shares of Rogers Sugar in a... 
 

Form Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:VRNG) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Roth Capital

Analysts at Roth Capital started coverage on shares of Form Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:VRNG) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, August 8th, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $3.00 price target on the business services provider’s stock. Roth Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 52.28% from the stock’s current price. Shares of Form Holdings Corp (VRNG) remained flat at $1.97 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. 232,368 shares of the stock traded hands. Form... 
 

The Ultimate Software Group’s (NASDAQ:ULTI) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada

The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, August 8th. They currently have a $216.00 target price on the technology company’s stock, down from their prior target price of $233.00. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective points to a potential upside of 10.27% from the stock’s current price. A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Canaccord Genuity... 
 

Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The information services provider reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.02, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Weibo Corporation had a net margin of 23.22% and a return on equity of 24.45%. The company had revenue of $253.37 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $246.78 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.16 EPS. The firm’s... 
 

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) Shares Bought by Park National Corp OH

Park National Corp OH boosted its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 175,269 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 1,339 shares during the period. Park National Corp OH’s holdings in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and were worth $14,146,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their... 
 

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Position Increased by Grassi Investment Management

Grassi Investment Management boosted its position in shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 1.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 111,310 shares of the healthcare product maker’s stock after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the period. Grassi Investment Management’s holdings in Abbott Laboratories were worth $5,411,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. Has $8.59 Million Stake in Danaher Corporation (DHR)

Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. increased its stake in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) by 5.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 100,412 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 5,238 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Danaher Corporation were worth $8,588,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of DHR. Israel Discount... 
 

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc Reiterates “Neutral” Rating for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reissued their neutral rating on shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) in a research note released on Wednesday. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc currently has a $140.00 price target on the computer hardware maker’s stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. UBS AG reiterated a buy rating and set a $132.00 price target on shares of NVIDIA Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. B. Riley reiterated a buy rating and set a $135.00 price target on shares of NVIDIA Corporation... 
 

Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC Takes Position in Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC acquired a new position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund acquired 4,884 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $312,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of ESRX. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. boosted its position in Express Scripts Holding by 311.4% in the first quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 2,157,210 shares... 
 

Park National Corp OH Sells 6,209 Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Park National Corp OH reduced its stake in shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 6.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 97,338 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 6,209 shares during the period. Park National Corp OH’s holdings in Texas Instruments were worth $7,489,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in... 
 

M Holdings Securities Inc. Increases Position in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD)

M Holdings Securities Inc. increased its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) by 3.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,804 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 182 shares during the period. M Holdings Securities Inc.’s holdings in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and were worth $466,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (WD) Stake Maintained by Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS

Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS held its stake in Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE:WD) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 10,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS’s holdings in Walker & Dunlop were worth $488,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their... 
 

Allstate Corporation (The) (ALL) Stake Reduced by Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS

Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS cut its position in Allstate Corporation (The) (NYSE:ALL) by 7.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 366,105 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 29,430 shares during the period. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS owned approximately 0.10% of Allstate Corporation (The) worth $32,378,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors... 
 

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Purchases 3,432 Shares of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its stake in shares of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) by 2.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 144,339 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 3,432 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can owned 0.08% of BioMarin Pharmaceutical worth $13,095,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of BMRN. Parallel Advisors... 
 

Spark Investment Management LLC Continues to Hold Stake in Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSN)

Spark Investment Management LLC maintained its position in Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 36,800 shares of the auto parts company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Allison Transmission Holdings were worth $1,380,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (ALSN) traded up 1.04% during trading on Friday, reaching $35.03.... 
 

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Acquires 797 Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP)

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its position in shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) by 9.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 9,645 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 797 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC’s holdings in Canadian Pacific Railway Limited were worth $1,551,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Has $1.65 Million Stake in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS)

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its stake in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) by 11.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 13,528 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 1,388 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC’s holdings in ANSYS were worth $1,646,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in ANSS. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in... 
 

American Trust Investment Advisors LLC Sells 185 Shares of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI)

American Trust Investment Advisors LLC decreased its position in Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) by 2.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,396 shares of the company’s stock after selling 185 shares during the period. American Trust Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Cummins were worth $1,200,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company.... 
 

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Shares Bought by Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH

Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH increased its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) by 17.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 85,454 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 12,781 shares during the period. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH’s holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $6,684,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.... 
 

Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Shares Bought by Greenleaf Trust

Greenleaf Trust increased its position in shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) by 8.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 4,015 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 299 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust’s holdings in Caterpillar were worth $431,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Howe & Rusling Inc. boosted its stake in shares... 
 

Autohome Inc. (ATHM) Shares Bought by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Autohome Inc. (NYSE:ATHM) by 6.2% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 156,911 shares of the information services provider’s stock after buying an additional 9,127 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd.’s holdings in Autohome were worth $7,118,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in ATHM. KEYWISE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT... 
 

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Acquires Shares of 6,418 Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 6,418 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $828,000. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of KMB. Peoples Financial Services CORP. raised its position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 11.3% in the first quarter. Peoples Financial Services CORP. now owns 5,395 shares of the company’s... 
 

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Shares Bought by Altfest L J & Co. Inc.

Altfest L J & Co. Inc. raised its stake in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 0.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 3,880 shares of the coffee company’s stock after buying an additional 1 shares during the period. Altfest L J & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Starbucks Corporation were worth $226,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in SBUX. Gradient Investments... 
 

PPL Corporation (PPL) Upgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC restated a buy rating and set a $43.50 price target (up from $42.00) on shares of PPL Corporation in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of PPL Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $42.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 12th.... 
 

Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report issued on Friday. PSXP has been the subject of several other research reports. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $63.00 target price on shares of Phillips 66 Partners in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Scotiabank set a $61.00 target price on Phillips 66 Partners and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Barclays PLC raised Phillips 66 Partners from an equal weight... 
 

Robynne Sisco Sells 1,470 Shares of Workday, Inc. (WDAY) Stock

Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) CFO Robynne Sisco sold 1,470 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $101.70, for a total value of $149,499.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Robynne Sisco also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, July 17th, Robynne Sisco sold 5,262 shares of Workday stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $102.75, for a total value of $540,670.50. On Monday, June 5th,... 
 

Cedar Realty Trust (CDR) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

News coverage about Cedar Realty Trust (NYSE:CDR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cedar Realty Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score... 
 

Workday, Inc. (WDAY) Position Lowered by Pictet Asset Management Ltd.

Pictet Asset Management Ltd. cut its position in shares of Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) by 2.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 46,100 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 1,000 shares during the period. Pictet Asset Management Ltd.’s holdings in Workday were worth $4,609,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Glynn... 
 

Consolidated Edison Inc (ED) Shares Bought by State of Wisconsin Investment Board

State of Wisconsin Investment Board increased its position in Consolidated Edison Inc (NYSE:ED) by 33.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 257,765 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 64,720 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned approximately 0.08% of Consolidated Edison worth $20,833,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds also... 
 

Commerce Bank Sells 3,067 Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

Commerce Bank lowered its stake in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) by 1.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 254,197 shares of the retailer’s stock after selling 3,067 shares during the period. Commerce Bank’s holdings in Wal-Mart Stores were worth $18,322,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Asset Planning Services Ltd. raised its position in shares of... 
 

PIMCO ST GLB GV (RCS) Plans $0.07 Monthly Dividend

PIMCO ST GLB GV (NYSE:RCS) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of 0.072 per share by the investment management company on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $0.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. PIMCO ST GLB GV has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 10.9% annually over the last three years. Shares of PIMCO ST GLB GV (RCS) traded up 1.64%... 
 

Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.24

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 3rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of 0.24 per share by the insurance provider on Monday, August 28th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. Kemper Corporation has a dividend payout ratio of 57.5% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Analysts expect Kemper Corporation to earn $2.63 per share... 
 

SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (JNK) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.16

SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE:JNK) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.1634 per share by the exchange traded fund on Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.33%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 1st. SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 3.6% per year over the last three years. Shares of SPDR Barclays... 
 

iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd (NYSE:IEF) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.17

iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd (NYSE:IEF) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.1653 per share by the exchange traded fund on Monday, August 7th. This represents a $1.98 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 1st. This is a positive change from iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd’s previous monthly dividend of $0.16. iShares Barclays 7-10... 
 

Twilio Inc. (TWLO) Updates Q3 Earnings Guidance

Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.07-0.08) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of ($0.08). The company issued revenue guidance of $91-93 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $89.72 million.Twilio also updated its FY17 guidance to ($0.24-0.22) EPS. Twilio Inc. (TWLO) traded down 1.35% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $29.91. The stock had a trading volume... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact PennyMac Financial Services (PFSI) Stock Price

News headlines about PennyMac Financial Services (NYSE:PFSI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PennyMac Financial Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the real... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect HCI Group (HCI) Stock Price

Media stories about HCI Group (NYSE:HCI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. HCI Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.2206888726656 out... 
 

AquaVenture Holdings (WAAS) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.06

News articles about AquaVenture Holdings (NASDAQ:WAAS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AquaVenture Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2428846678025 out of 100, meaning... 
 

OMNOVA Solutions (OMN) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports

Press coverage about OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. OMNOVA Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score... 
 

Depomed (DEPO) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about Depomed (NASDAQ:DEPO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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. Depomed earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact score of 46.095592907562... 
 

Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.13

Headlines about Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (NASDAQ:OXFD) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Oxford Immunotec Global PLC earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score... 
 

Progenics Pharmaceuticals (PGNX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about Progenics Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PGNX) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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. Progenics Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the biotechnology... 
 

BlackRock Income Trust (BKT) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

News stories about BlackRock Income Trust (NYSE:BKT) have trended positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Income Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.8457828659866... 
 

Limelight Networks (LLNW) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.18

News stories about Limelight Networks (NASDAQ:LLNW) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Limelight Networks earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the information services provider an impact score of 45.8753056123554... 
 

Summit Materials (SUM) vs. Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) Financial Review

Summit Materials (NYSE: SUM) and Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation and earnings. Dividends Martin Marietta Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Summit Materials does not pay a dividend. Martin Marietta Materials pays out 24.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.... 
 

Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (SWAY) versus Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) Financial Contrast

Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ: LAMR) and Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (NASDAQ:SWAY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Dividends Lamar Advertising pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust does not pay a dividend. Lamar Advertising pays out 109.2% of its earnings in the form... 
 

Regency Energy Partners (NYSE:RGP) vs. Delta Natural Gas (DGAS) Head to Head Review

Regency Energy Partners (NYSE: RGP) and Delta Natural Gas (NASDAQ:DGAS) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk. Profitability This table compares Regency Energy Partners and Delta Natural Gas’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Regency Energy Partners -0.30% -0.47% -0.07% Delta... 
 

Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ:PNTR) vs. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) Head to Head Review

Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ: PNTR) and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE:BIP) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. Risk and Volatility Pointer Telocation has a beta of 0.65, indicating that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners has a beta of 1.11, indicating that... 
 
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