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Reviewing Aixtron (AIXNY) and Eaton (ETN)

Aixtron (OTCMKTS: AIXNY) and Eaton (NYSE:ETN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Profitability This table compares Aixtron and Eaton’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Financial Contrast: Tronox (TROX) & PURE Bioscience (PURE)

Tronox (OTCMKTS: TROX) and PURE Bioscience (OTCMKTS:PURE) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Insider and Institutional Ownership 0.2% of PURE Bioscience shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.4% […]

Analysts Set PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT) PT at $18.14

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average […]

Facebook Inc (FB) CTO Michael Todd Schroepfer Sells 38,042 Shares

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CTO Michael Todd Schroepfer sold 38,042 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $177.86, for a total value of $6,766,150.12. Following the transaction, the chief technology officer now directly owns 402,534 shares in the company, valued at approximately […]

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO) CFO Christine A. Tsingos Sells 4,980 Shares

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) CFO Christine A. Tsingos sold 4,980 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $249.40, for a total value of $1,242,012.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 7,283 shares in the company, […]

Green Dot Co. (GDOT) CEO Steven W. Streit Sells 6,830 Shares

Green Dot Co. (NYSE:GDOT) CEO Steven W. Streit sold 6,830 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.45, for a total transaction of $419,703.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 176,621 shares of the […]

Brokerages Set NCS Multistage Holdings Inc (NCSM) PT at $27.60

Shares of NCS Multistage Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NCSM) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the ten brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation, six have assigned a buy recommendation and two have given […]

Kennedy-Wilson (KW) Reaches New 1-Year Low at $17.73

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc (NYSE:KW)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $17.73 and last traded at $18.05, with a volume of 4017000 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $18.05. Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on KW shares. BidaskClub […]

Unilever (UNIA) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Unilever (AMS: UNIA): 12/11/2017 – Unilever was given a new €45.00 ($53.57) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. 12/6/2017 – Unilever was given a new €50.00 ($59.52) price target on by […]

Restaurant Brands International (QSR) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.21

News coverage about Restaurant Brands International (NYSE:QSR) (TSE:QSR) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest […]

Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.33

Media headlines about Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one […]

LendingClub Corp (LC) Stake Owned by Shanda Media Ltd

Shanda Media Ltd disclosed that they own a 20.6% stake in LendingClub Corp (NYSE:LC) in a Form 13D/A disclosure that was filed with the SEC on Thursday, December 14th. The investor owns 85,313,151 shares of the stock valued at approximately $340,399,472. The reporting parties listed on the disclosure included Tianqiao Chen, Shanda Media Limited, Shanda […]

Nicolet Bankshares (NCBS) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at DA Davidson

Investment analysts at DA Davidson began coverage on shares of Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ:NCBS) in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the bank’s stock. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. BidaskClub lowered Nicolet Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a […]

Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the […]

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE:RGA) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers […]

Head to Head Comparison: Tribune Media (TRCO) vs. Its Competitors

Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO) is one of 34 public companies in the “Broadcasting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Tribune Media to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of […]

LKQ Co. (LKQ) Expected to Earn Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.57 Per Share

LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) – Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for LKQ in a note issued to investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Jordan anticipates that the auto parts company will post earnings per share of $0.57 for the quarter. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating on the stock. […]

Brookfield Property Partners (BPY) and Comstock Holding Companies (CHCI) Financial Contrast

Brookfield Property Partners (NASDAQ: BPY) and Comstock Holding Companies (NASDAQ:CHCI) are both financials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership 61.7% of Brookfield Property Partners shares are owned by […]

Alexander & Baldwin (ALEX) Sets New 52-Week Low at $28.45

Shares of Alexander & Baldwin Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ALEX) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $28.45 and last traded at $28.85, with a volume of 232900 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $28.65. ALEX has been the topic of a number of […]

Balfour Beatty (BBY) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

Balfour Beatty (LON: BBY) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 12/14/2017 – Balfour Beatty had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 340 ($4.58) price target on the stock. 12/13/2017 – Balfour Beatty had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum […]

Head to Head Contrast: Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA) versus Sherwin-Williams (SHW)

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) and Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Axalta Coating Systems and Sherwin-Williams’ top-line revenue, […]

Q1 2019 Earnings Forecast for Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) Issued By Wedbush

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) – Research analysts at Wedbush boosted their Q1 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Fiserv in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Wedbush analyst M. Katri now expects that the business services provider will post earnings of $1.55 per share for the quarter, up from their prior […]

$2.13 EPS Expected for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) This Quarter

Equities research analysts forecast that Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) will report earnings of $2.13 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Nine analysts have issued estimates for Stanley Black & Decker’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $2.09 and the highest estimate coming in at […]

Head to Head Analysis: St Jude Medical (STJ) and Its Peers

St Jude Medical (NYSE: STJ) is one of 19 public companies in the “Medical Devices & Implants” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare St Jude Medical to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation. Institutional and […]

Markel (MKL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

News coverage about Markel (NYSE:MKL) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. […]