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Service Corporation International (SCI) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.42-1.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.42. Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) traded down 1.55% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $33.72. The company’s stock had a trading […]

Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ:ESND) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results

Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ:ESND) announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.09, Briefing.com reports. Essendant had a positive return on equity of 6.81% and a negative net margin of 2.67%. The firm had revenue of $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to […]

Service Corporation International (SCI) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.42-1.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.42. Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) traded down 1.55% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $33.72. The company’s stock had a trading […]

NutriSystem Inc (NTRI) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

NutriSystem Inc (NASDAQ:NTRI) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.84-$1.94 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.71. The company issued revenue guidance of $684-$694 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $660.50 million.NutriSystem […]

Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOV) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOV) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ($0.39-0.34) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.26). The company issued revenue guidance of $152-155 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $151.83 million.Brightcove also updated its Q3 guidance to […]

Teradyne, Inc. (TER) Issues Earnings Results

Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The semiconductor company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.86 by $0.04, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $697 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $683.66 million. Teradyne had a positive return […]

Analyzing Baidu (BIDU) and Alphabet (GOOGL)

Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, profitabiliy and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 64.7% of Baidu shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, […]

Traders Sell Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) on Strength (XLE)

Traders sold shares of Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLE) on strength during trading on Wednesday. $150.99 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $228.58 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $77.59 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Energy Select Sector SPDR […]

CTS Corporation (CTS) & Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) Head-To-Head Comparison

CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) and Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, earnings and dividends. Institutional & Insider Ownership 92.1% of CTS Corporation shares are held by […]

Contrasting RigNet (NASDAQ:RNET) & Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. (CELP)

RigNet (NASDAQ: RNET) and Cypress Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:CELP) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitabiliy and risk. Risk and Volatility RigNet has a beta of 0.84, meaning that […]

Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) (NYSE:BK) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.98 Billion

Wall Street brokerages expect Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) (NYSE:BK) to post $3.98 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The)’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $3.99 billion and the lowest is $3.98 billion. Bank Of […]

Cubic Corporation (CUB) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Headlines about Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to […]

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.85 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) to announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.85 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Twelve analysts have issued estimates for Voya Financial’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.82 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.90. Voya Financial reported earnings […]

Anglo American plc (AAL) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the sixteen brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have issued a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price […]

Head-To-Head Review: Axcelis Technologies (ACLS) vs. ASML Holding N.V. (ASML)

Axcelis Technologies (NASDAQ: ACLS) and ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk and dividends. Institutional & Insider Ownership 76.9% of Axcelis Technologies shares are owned by […]

Analyzing Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) and Blue Nile (NILE)

Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE: SIG) and Blue Nile (NASDAQ:NILE) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitabiliy and dividends. Volatility and Risk Signet Jewelers Limited has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its […]

CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a $20.00 price objective on the bank’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 12.23% from the company’s current price. According to […]

TheStreet Upgrades Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOB) to B-

TheStreet upgraded shares of Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOB) from a c rating to a b- rating in a research note published on Monday. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Live Oak Bancshares from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Shares of Live Oak Bancshares […]

Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) PT Set at $36.00 by Credit Suisse Group

Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) has been given a $36.00 target price by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the lifestyle brand’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 1.41% from the company’s previous close. […]

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACRX) Given a $3.00 Price Target by Piper Jaffray Companies Analysts

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACRX) received a $3.00 target price from equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ target price suggests a potential downside of 18.92% from the company’s previous […]

Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.18

News coverage about Monro Muffler Brake (NASDAQ:MNRO) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the […]

FibroGen, Inc (FGEN) CEO Sells $662,634.00 in Stock

FibroGen, Inc (NASDAQ:FGEN) CEO Thomas B. Neff sold 18,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.06, for a total value of $662,634.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 3,330,780 shares in the company, […]

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (HIIQ) CEO Sells $849,000.00 in Stock

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIIQ) CEO Bruce Telkamp sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.30, for a total transaction of $849,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 74,001 shares in the […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) to Announce $0.54 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street brokerages predict that Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) will announce $0.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Archer-Daniels-Midland’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.49 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.62. Archer-Daniels-Midland posted earnings per share of […]

Arconic Inc (NASDAQ:ARNC) Receives $25.92 Average Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Arconic Inc (NASDAQ:ARNC) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The […]