Analyst Articles – US

Regions Financial Corp. (RF) PT Raised to $17.00

Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE:RF) had its price objective lifted by equities researchers at FBR & Co from $15.00 to $17.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. FBR & Co’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 19.38% from the stock’s current price. A […]

Bluebird Bio Inc. (BLUE) PT Raised to $87.00

Bluebird Bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) had its price target lifted by Maxim Group from $57.00 to $87.00 in a report issued on Thursday. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on BLUE. Wedbush restated an outperform rating and set a $117.00 target price on shares […]

Paypal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group

Jefferies Group reissued their buy rating on shares of Paypal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) in a research note published on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a $52.00 price target on the stock. “PYPL is considering a more asset-light model for its consumer credit business, which while modestly EPS dilutive, would de-risk the business while still providing […]

Barclays PLC Reaffirms Equal Weight Rating for Splunk Inc. (SPLK)

Barclays PLC reiterated their equal weight rating on shares of Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) in a report published on Thursday morning. They currently have a $56.00 price target on the software company’s stock. Several other analysts also recently commented on SPLK. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Splunk from $58.00 to $74.00 and […]

Bluebird Bio Inc. (BLUE) Receives “Outperform” Rating from Wedbush

Wedbush reiterated their outperform rating on shares of Bluebird Bio Inc. (NASDAQ:BLUE) in a research note published on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a $95.00 price target on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on BLUE. Roth Capital set a $87.00 price target on Bluebird Bio and gave the stock […]

Starbucks Corp.’s (SBUX) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Nomura

Nomura reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) in a research report released on Thursday. Nomura currently has a $70.00 price target on the coffee company’s stock. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Starbucks Corp. from a hold rating […]

Sanford C. Bernstein Initiates Coverage on Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on shares of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) in a research report report published on Thursday morning. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $19.50 price objective on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Nabors Industries from a hold […]

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. (MNR) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. (NYSE:MNR) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has $16.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. According to Zacks, “MONMOUTH REAL ESTATE INVT operates as a qualified hybrid real […]

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) PT Raised to $265.00 at Deutsche Bank AG

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) had its target price lifted by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $250.00 to $265.00 in a research report issued on Monday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price target points to a potential upside of 6.92% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PCRX) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. began coverage on shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PCRX) in a report issued on Thursday morning. The firm issued a neutral rating and a $36.00 price objective on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group reissued a buy rating and issued a […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued their hold rating on shares of Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) in a research note released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a $34.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Several other research firms have also issued reports on JUNO. Maxim Group dropped their price target on shares of Juno […]

Sunshine Bancorp Inc. (SBCP) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Hovde Group

Hovde Group initiated coverage on shares of Sunshine Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:SBCP) in a research note published on Thursday morning. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Shares of Sunshine Bancorp (NASDAQ:SBCP) opened at 17.04 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is $84.25 million. The firm has a 50-day […]

Jefferies Group Reiterates Hold Rating for CGI Group Inc. (GIB)

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE:GIB) (TSE:GIB.A)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Jefferies Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of CGI Group in a research note on Monday, August […]

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Receives “Underperform” Rating from Jefferies Group

Jefferies Group restated their underperform rating on shares of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) in a research note released on Thursday morning. Jefferies Group currently has a $125.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Bank of America Corp. set a […]

Cerner Corp. (CERN) Downgraded by Leerink Swann to “Market Perform”

Leerink Swann cut shares of Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ:CERN) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research report released on Thursday. Leerink Swann currently has $50.00 price objective on the stock, down from their prior price objective of $65.00. A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on CERN. Oppenheimer […]

Stonegate Bank (SGBK) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Stonegate Bank (NASDAQ:SGBK) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Stonegate Bank, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, provides various commercial and private banking services. It offers a range of products, including checking accounts, money market accounts, […]

Employers Holdings Inc. (EIG) Downgraded by Macquarie

Macquarie downgraded shares of Employers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EIG) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note published on Friday morning. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Employers Holdings from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. Employers Holdings (NYSE:EIG) opened at 36.35 […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Callaway Golf Co. (ELY) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Callaway Golf Co. (NYSE:ELY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Callaway Golf Company is designs, develops, manufactures and markets high quality, innovative golf clubs. The Company’s golf clubs are sold at premium prices to both average and […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) to Sell

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Estimates have been stable lately ahead of the global business information service provider, FactSet’s 1Q17 earnings release. The company has mixed record of earnings surprises in […]

Citigroup Inc. Upgrades Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (FGP) to “Buy”

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) was upgraded by equities researchers at Citigroup Inc. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Monday. The firm currently has a $20.85 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of $5.04. Citigroup Inc.’s price target would suggest a potential upside […]

General Dynamics Corp. (GD) PT Raised to $178.00

General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD) had its target price hoisted by research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $165.00 to $178.00 in a report released on Monday. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 0.05% from the company’s current price. A number […]

Zelman & Associates Upgrades Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (FBHS) to Buy

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) was upgraded by Zelman & Associates from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Monday, The Fly reports. A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. KeyCorp lowered shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security to a […]

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by MKM Partners

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at MKM Partners in a report released on Monday. They currently have a $67.00 price target on the sporting goods retailer’s stock. MKM Partners’ price objective would indicate a potential upside of 9.55% from the stock’s previous close. A number of […]

Crane Co. (CR) PT Raised to $79.00

Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) had its price target raised by Stifel Nicolaus from $69.00 to $79.00 in a research report issued on Monday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 3.55% from the company’s previous close. Other analysts also recently issued research reports […]

Rockwell Collins Inc. (COL) PT Raised to $105.00 at Deutsche Bank AG

Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE:COL) had its price target lifted by research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $98.00 to $105.00 in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 11.13% from the company’s previous close. […]