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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Grana y Montero SAA (GRAM) to Sell

Grana y Montero SAA (NYSE:GRAM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Grana y Montero SAA operates as a holding company. The company through its subsidiaries operates engineering, construction, oil drilling, data processing services, telecommunications services, distribution of natural […]

PROVIDENT FINL/S (FPLPY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

PROVIDENT FINL/S (OTCMKTS:FPLPY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Provident Financial plc provides financial services. It offers credit cards, guarantor loans, home credit loans, online instalment loans and car finance under the Vanquis Bank, glo, […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE) to Sell

Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “CLEAN ENERGY FUELS, based in Seal Beach, Calif., is the leading provider of natural gas (CNG and LNG) for transportation in North America. It has a broad […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Eagle Pharmaceuticals (EGRX) to Hold

Eagle Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EGRX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company. It focuses on developing and commercializing injectable products primarily in the critical care and oncology areas in the United […]

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (VWAGY) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Analysis

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (OTCMKTS: VWAGY) is one of 38 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Profitability This table […]

Extraction Oil & Gas (XOG) to Release Earnings on Thursday

Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:XOG) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, February 21st. Analysts expect Extraction Oil & Gas to post earnings of $0.12 per share for the quarter. Persons that wish to listen to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. XOG stock opened […]

Critical Review: Liberty Braves Group Series A (BATRA) vs. Entravision Communication (EVC)

Liberty Braves Group Series A (NASDAQ:BATRA) and Entravision Communication (NYSE:EVC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Liberty Braves Group Series A and Entravision Communication’s […]

Keyera (KEY) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Keyera (TSE:KEY) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, February 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of C$0.41 per share for the quarter. Shares of KEY opened at C$29.16 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.01 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of […]

Continental Resources (CLR) Stock Price Down 5.4% Following Weak Earnings

Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CLR) shares fell 5.4% during mid-day trading on Tuesday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The stock traded as low as $42.25 and last traded at $44.41. 8,788,332 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 242% from the average session volume of 2,570,510 shares. The stock had previously closed at $46.93. […]

Investors Buy Shares of VF (VFC) on Weakness After Insider Selling

Traders bought shares of VF Corp (NYSE:VFC) on weakness during trading hours on Tuesday after an insider sold shares in the company. $65.90 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $20.20 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $45.70 million into the stock. Of all […]

Geron Co. (GERN) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Geron Co. (NASDAQ:GERN) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price […]

Pioneer Natural Resources Expected to Earn Q1 2019 Earnings of $2.02 Per Share (PXD)

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks issued their Q1 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a note issued to investors on Thursday, February 14th. SunTrust Banks analyst N. Dingmann expects that the oil and gas development company will post earnings of $2.02 per share for […]

Intu Properties plc (INTU) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Intu Properties plc (LON:INTU) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the fourteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 […]

Groupon Inc (GRPN) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The […]

Brokers Set Expectations for Canadian Tire Co. Limited’s Q1 2019 Earnings (CTC)

Canadian Tire Co. Limited (TSE:CTC) – Research analysts at National Bank Financial boosted their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Canadian Tire in a research note issued on Thursday, February 14th. National Bank Financial analyst V. Shreedhar now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $1.28 per share for the quarter, […]

Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Expected to Earn Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.90 Per Share

Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) (TSE:SLF) – Stock analysts at Cormark decreased their Q1 2019 earnings estimates for shares of Sun Life Financial in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, February 15th. Cormark analyst M. Grauman now expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.90 for […]

Zillow Group (ZG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Zillow Group (NASDAQ:ZG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “Zillow Group is benefiting from sturdy improvement of its Premier Agent Business. New construction marketplaces and Rentals are also aiding growth. The company is striving to increase […]

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “ExxonMobil has a leading position in the energy industry owing to its size and diverse asset base, both in terms of business mix and geographical footprint. With […]

Semiconductor Manufacturing Int’l (SMI) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing Int’l (NYSE:SMI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Saturday morning. The brokerage currently has $5.75 target price on the semiconductor company’s stock. According to Zacks, “SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and […]

Worldpay (WP) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Worldpay (NYSE:WP) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Worldpay, Inc. is a payment provider to power global integrated omni-commerce, any payment, anywhere. Worldpay Inc., formerly known as Vantiv Inc., is based in LONDON. “ Several other […]

Yamana Gold Inc. to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of ($0.01) Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (YRI)

Yamana Gold Inc. (TSE:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) – Investment analysts at Cormark reduced their Q1 2019 earnings estimates for Yamana Gold in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, February 15th. Cormark analyst R. Gray now forecasts that the company will earn ($0.01) per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of […]

Critical Comparison: Twitter (TWTR) & Eventbrite (EB)

Eventbrite (NYSE:EB) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Insider and Institutional Ownership 36.2% of Eventbrite shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.4% of […]

Reviewing Rowan Companies (RDC) and Vantage Drilling (VTGDF)

Vantage Drilling (OTCMKTS:VTGDF) and Rowan Companies (NYSE:RDC) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings. Profitability This table compares Vantage Drilling and Rowan Companies’ net margins, return on equity and […]

Re/Max (RMAX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Re/Max (NYSE:RMAX) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, February 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.41 per share for the quarter. Shares of NYSE RMAX opened at $40.45 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 5.51, a current ratio of 5.51 and […]

Universal Health Services (UHS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Universal Health Services (NYSE:UHS) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, February 27th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $2.34 per share for the quarter. UHS stock opened at $135.27 on Wednesday. Universal Health Services has a twelve month low of $109.37 and a twelve […]