Archive for Jeff Wilder

Polycom Upgraded by Citigroup Inc. to Buy (PLCM)

Polycom (NASDAQ:PLCM) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm currently has a $16.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $12.50. Citigroup Inc.’s price objective indicates a […]

Lonmin Plc Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (NASDAQ:LNMIY)

Shares of Lonmin Plc (NASDAQ:LNMIY) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the ten brokerages that are presently covering the stock, American Banking News reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. Lonmin […]

Staples Given New $11.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group (SPLS)

Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their price objective on shares of Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) from $14.00 to $11.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday, American Banking News.com reports. Jefferies Group’s target price points to a potential downside of 5.42% from the stock’s previous close. Shares of Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) traded up 0.95% […]

Taylor Wimpey plc Lowered to “Hold” at Numis Securities Ltd (TW)

Numis Securities Ltd lowered shares of Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) to a hold rating in a report released on Monday, American Banking News.com reports. Numis Securities Ltd currently has GBX 130 ($2.17) price objective on the stock. Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) traded down 4.39% on Monday, hitting GBX 115.50. The stock had a trading volume […]

Veeco Instruments Upgraded by UBS AG to “Buy” (VECO)

UBS AG upgraded shares of Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have $53.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $35.00. VECO has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts […]

Boyd Gaming Corp.’s Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley (BYD)

Boyd Gaming Corp. (NYSE:BYD)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Stock Ratings News reports. They currently have a $13.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $12.00. Morgan Stanley’s target price indicates a potential […]

Beazer Homes USA Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BZH)

Shares of Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH) were the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Traders bought 7,731 put options on the company, Analyst Ratings Net reports. This represents an increase of 864% compared to the typical daily volume of 802 put options. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on BZH shares. […]

American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp Downgraded to “Hold” at Deutsche Bank (MTGE)

American Capital Mortgage Investment Crp (NASDAQ:MTGE) was downgraded by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have a $20.50 target price on the stock. Deutsche Bank’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 3.90% from the […]

Finisar Lowered to “Sell” at ACI Research (FNSR)

Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ACI Research to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, American Banking News reports. Shares of Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) opened at 23.35 on Friday. Finisar has a 52 week low of $12.17 and a 52 week high of $26.66. The stock’s 50-day […]

Aviva Plc Rating Increased to Sector Perform at RBC Capital (AV)

Aviva Plc (NYSE:AV) was upgraded by stock analysts at RBC Capital from an “underperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Separately, analysts at Panmure Gordon upgraded shares of Aviva Plc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March […]