Analyst Articles – US

Telsey Advisory Group Reiterates Market Perform Rating for Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (WWW)

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE:WWW)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Telsey Advisory Group in a report issued on Wednesday, ARN reports. They currently have a $20.00 price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of $19.00. Telsey Advisory Group’s target price would suggest a potential upside […]

Vertical Research Lowers Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) to Hold

Vertical Research downgraded shares of Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning, The Fly reports. A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Baker Boyer National Bank increased its position in Weyerhaeuser by […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Whitestone REIT (WSR) to “Strong-Buy”

Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm presently has a $16.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 17.30% from the company’s current price. According to […]

WNS (Holdings) Limited’s (WNS) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald reissued their buy rating on shares of WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) in a research note released on Tuesday morning, AnalystRatings.NET reports. They currently have a $35.00 price target on the stock. A number of hedge funds have made changes to their positions in WNS. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. boosted its stake in […]

Zillow Group, Inc.- Class C (Z) Rating Reiterated by Oppenheimer

Zillow Group, Inc.- Class C (NYSE:Z)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Oppenheimer in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Several hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of Z. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its position in Zillow Group, Inc.- Class […]

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group

AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group in a research report issued on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. AMAG Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMAG) traded down 2.39% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $19.62. 1,069,218 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. AMAG Pharmaceuticals has a 12 month low of $19.35 and a […]

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning, Marketbeat reports. According to Zacks, “Alexion’s first-quarter results were disappointing, with the company missing both top- and bottom-line estimates.  Moreover, the company’s dependence on Soliris for growth is concerning. Further, […]

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Rating Reiterated by Needham & Company LLC

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Needham & Company LLC in a report released on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALNY) traded down 8.04% on Wednesday, reaching $54.01. 674,033 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s market capitalization is $4.60 billion. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc (AERI) to Hold

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AERI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. According to Zacks, “The wider-than-expected loss in the first quarter was disappointing. 2016 is expected to be a data-rich year for Aerie. The company plans to file a […]

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. According to Zacks, “Arch Capital Group Ltd. is a diversified financial services holding company, with an emphasis on the insurance sector. The Arch Capital Group […]

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (GSBC) Lifted to Outperform at FIG Partners

FIG Partners upgraded shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a report issued on Monday morning, The Fly reports. Shares of Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) traded down 1.28% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $37.09. 7,399 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day […]

LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (LPNT) Receives Hold Rating from Leerink Swann

Leerink Swann reissued their hold rating on shares of LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) in a research note released on Monday morning, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Shares of LifePoint Hospitals (NASDAQ:LPNT) traded down 1.23% on Monday, hitting $65.95. The stock had a trading volume of 177,569 shares. LifePoint Hospitals has a 12-month low of $58.20 and a […]

Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM) in a report published on Monday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. They currently have a $42.00 price objective on the stock. Shares of Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM) traded up 1.42% during trading on Monday, reaching $37.80. The company’s stock had a trading volume […]

TAL International Group, Inc. (TAL) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated their hold rating on shares of TAL International Group, Inc. (NYSE:TAL) in a research note published on Monday morning, Marketbeat reports. The firm currently has a $15.00 target price on the stock. “TAL’s 1Q16 pre-tax operating income of $0.44 (ex. merger-related costs) missed consensus estimates ($0.46). Highlight: TAL expects June […]

Clorox’s (CLX) Sell Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated their sell rating on shares of Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a $120.00 target price on the stock. “CLX will release FQ3 results tomorrow before the open. With gross margin coming in ahead […]

Plantronics’ (PLT) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated their buy rating on shares of Plantronics Inc (NYSE:PLT) in a research note released on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $49.00 target price on the stock. Shares of Plantronics (NYSE:PLT) traded down 0.02% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $42.04. 121,213 shares of the company were exchanged. […]

Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN) Receives “Buy” Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated their buy rating on shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) in a research note published on Monday morning, MarketBeat reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a $11.00 price objective on the mining company’s stock. Shares of Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (NYSE:BVN) traded up 5.80% during mid-day […]

Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) Receives Buy Rating from Leerink Swann

Leerink Swann restated their buy rating on shares of Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) in a report issued on Monday, MarketBeat.Com reports. Several large investors recently made changes to their positions in CAH. EQIS Capital Management increased its stake in shares of Cardinal Health by 292.4% in the fourth quarter. EQIS Capital Management now owns 13,369 […]

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ) Cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley lowered shares of St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research note released on Monday morning, The Fly reports. The firm currently has $81.00 price target on the medical technology company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $67.00. Shares of St. Jude […]

Vale SA (VALE) Rating Increased to Buy at BB&T Corp.

BB&T Corp. upgraded shares of Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. BB&T Corp. currently has $10.00 target price on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Vetr lowered shares of Vale SA from […]

Asanko Gold Inc (AKG) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets reissued their buy rating on shares of Asanko Gold Inc (NYSE:AKG) in a report released on Monday morning, Market Beat reports. The firm currently has a $5.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $4.00. A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have recently added to […]

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Given Buy Rating at SunTrust

SunTrust restated their buy rating on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) in a research report released on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. SunTrust currently has a $18.00 price target on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on WLL. Credit Suisse reaffirmed a hold rating […]

Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Receives “Buy” Rating from Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) in a research report report published on Monday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $14.00 price target on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock, up from their previous price target of $12.00. In other Whiting Petroleum Corp news, […]

Vivint Solar’s (VSLR) “Sell” Rating Reiterated at Bank of America

Bank of America reissued their sell rating on shares of Vivint Solar Inc (NASDAQ:VSLR) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Vivint Solar stock. Luxor Capital Group LP acquired a new position in shares of Vivint Solar Inc (NASDAQ:VSLR) during the fourth […]

Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) Given “Sell” Rating at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) in a research note published on Monday, Market Beat reports. Other hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bridgewater Associates LP raised its stake in Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras by 6.2% in the fourth quarter. Bridgewater Associates […]