Analyst Articles – US

Stonemor Ptnrs (STON) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Stonemor Ptnrs (NYSE:STON) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Saturday. According to Zacks, “StoneMor Partners L.P., headquartered in Levittown, Pennsylvania, is an owner and operator of cemeteries and funeral homes in the United States, with 224 cemeteries and 57 […]

Pearson PLC (PSO) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) from a buy rating to a sell rating in a report released on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Pearson is a global media conglomerate. They publish books, periodicals, reports and screen-based services for professional communities worldwide, under brand names which include the Financial Times, Pitman Publishing and […]

Silicon Motion Technology Corp.’s (SIMO) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Loop Capital

Loop Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:SIMO) in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Needham & Company LLC restated a buy rating and set a $60.00 price objective on shares of Silicon Motion Technology Corp. […]

Performance Food Group Co. (PFGC) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Performance Food Group Co. (NYSE:PFGC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Performance Food Group Company markets and distributes food and food-related products. Its operating segment consists of Foodservice, Vistar, and PFG Customized. Foodservice segment offers appetizers and soups, […]

Performant Financial Corp. (PFMT) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Performant Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:PFMT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “Performant Financial Corporation is engaged in providing technology-enabled recovery and related analytics services in the United States. The company’s services help identify and recover delinquent or […]

Post Holdings Inc. (POST) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Post Holdings Inc. is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded ready-to-eat cereals in the United States and Canada. The Company’s products are manufactured through a production platform […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. (NXST) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Nexstar Broadcasting Group currently owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to television stations in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, […]

Oclaro Inc. (OCLR) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Saturday morning. They currently have $11.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Oclaro, with headquarters in San Jose, California, is a tier 1 provider of high performance optical components, modules […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Noodles & Co. (NDLS) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Noodles & Co. (NASDAQ:NDLS) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report report published on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Noodles & Company is a fast casual restaurant which offers lunch and dinner. It serves noodles, pastas, salads, soups, sandwiches, cheese, meatballs and beverages. The […]

NVE Corp. (NVEC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of NVE Corp. (NASDAQ:NVEC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Saturday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $82.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “NVE Corp. is a recognized leader in the practical commercialization of spintronics, which many […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades National Retail Properties (NNN) to “Hold”

National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Saturday. According to Zacks, “National Retail Properties, a real estate investment trust, invests in single tenant net-leased retail properties throughout the United States. NNN maintains a conservatively managed, diversified real estate […]

Hannover Rueck SE (HVRRY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Hannover Rueck SE (NASDAQ:HVRRY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “Hannover Rueckversicherung AG provides reinsurance services. The Company’s operations are divided into four segments: property and casualty reinsurance, life and health reinsurance, financial reinsurance and specialty insurance. Hannover, […]

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by equities research analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research report issued on Friday. They presently have a $260.00 target price on the stock. Robert W. Baird’s price target indicates a potential upside of 12.02% from the stock’s current price. A number of other […]

Boeing Co. (BA) Earns “Outperform” Rating from Robert W. Baird

Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by Robert W. Baird in a research note issued on Friday. They currently have a $182.00 price objective on the aircraft producer’s stock. Robert W. Baird’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 14.09% from the stock’s current price. BA has been the topic of a […]

SPECTRA EGY PTR (SEP) Receives “Buy” Rating from RBC Capital Markets

SPECTRA EGY PTR (NYSE:SEP)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at RBC Capital Markets in a note issued to investors on Friday. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on SEP. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of SPECTRA EGY PTR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a […]

Automatic Data Processing’s (ADP) Hold Rating Reiterated at RBC Capital Markets

Automatic Data Processing (NYSE:ADP)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by research analysts at RBC Capital Markets in a research report issued on Friday. They currently have a $99.00 price target on the stock. RBC Capital Markets’ price target suggests a potential downside of 4.11% from the stock’s current price. ADP has been the topic […]

Netflix Inc. (NFLX) Receives “Outperform” Rating from RBC Capital Markets

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by research analysts at RBC Capital Markets in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $175.00 price objective on the Internet television network’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $150.00. RBC Capital Markets’ price objective would indicate a potential upside […]

Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) Earns Sell Rating from Berenberg Bank

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX)‘s stock had its “sell” rating restated by analysts at Berenberg Bank in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $15.20 target price on the stock. Berenberg Bank’s price objective would indicate a potential downside of 11.16% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other research analysts have […]

Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) Earns Sell Rating from Berenberg Bank

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX)‘s stock had its “sell” rating restated by analysts at Berenberg Bank in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $15.20 target price on the stock. Berenberg Bank’s price objective would indicate a potential downside of 11.16% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other research analysts have […]

Webster Financial Corp. (WBS) Rating Reiterated by FBR & Co

Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE:WBS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by analysts at FBR & Co in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a $54.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. FBR & Co’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 4.17% from the company’s previous close. […]

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) Receives “Hold” Rating from Needham & Company LLC

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Needham & Company LLC in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The analysts wrote, “Vertex announced preliminary 2016 financial results and issued initial 2017 guidance last week. Total 2016 CF product revenues were $1.68B, in line with our $1.68B […]

CHECK CAP LTD (CHEK) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Rodman & Renshaw

Rodman & Renshaw assumed coverage on shares of CHECK CAP LTD (NASDAQ:CHEK) in a research note published on Thursday morning. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $6.00 price target on the stock. Separately, Maxim Group set a $6.00 target price on shares of CHECK CAP LTD and gave the company a buy rating […]

IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) Lowered to “Neutral” at Guggenheim

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IAC) was downgraded by analysts at Guggenheim from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Axiom Securities raised their price target on shares of IAC/InterActiveCorp from $74.00 to $80.00 and […]

Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) Receives “Market Perform” Rating from Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company reissued their market perform rating on shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) in a report published on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a $6.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $7.00. Several other research firms have also issued reports on ASNA. Royal Bank Of […]

ASML Holding NV (ASML) Given Hold Rating at RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets restated their hold rating on shares of ASML Holding NV (NASDAQ:ASML) in a report published on Thursday. “In a blog post, Twitter’s Fabric announced it would be joining Google’s Developer Products Group working with the Firebase team. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the sale comes during a period of […]