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Altria Group (MO) Receives $72.24 Average PT from Analysts

Shares of Altria Group (NYSE:MO) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the sixteen research firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Will Announce Earnings of $0.61 Per Share

Analysts expect Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.61 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Big Lots’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.60 and the highest is $0.62. Big Lots posted earnings of $0.52 per share in the same quarter last […]

Critical Comparison: AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC) vs. Carmike Cinemas (CKEC)

AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE: AMC) and Carmike Cinemas (NASDAQ:CKEC) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk and profitabiliy. Insider and Institutional Ownership 41.0% of AMC Entertainment Holdings shares are owned by […]

Head to Head Comparison: American Airlines Group (AAL) vs. Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (VLRS)

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) and Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitabiliy. Dividends American Airlines Group pays an annual dividend […]

Reviewing Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (BWP) and Antero Midstream Partners (AM)

Antero Midstream Partners (NYSE: AM) and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE:BWP) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings for Antero […]

Publicis Groupe SA (PUBGY) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Publicis Groupe SA (NASDAQ:PUBGY) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.50 (Buy) from the four brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a strong buy rating to the company. Publicis Groupe SA’s rating […]

$0.16 EPS Expected for SLM Corporation (SLM) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect that SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) will report earnings of $0.16 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued estimates for SLM Corporation’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.16 and the highest is $0.17. SLM Corporation posted earnings per share of $0.12 during the same quarter last year, […]

Financial Comparison: Super Micro Computer (SMCI) versus Sigma Designs (SIGM)

Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM) and Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations […]

ChemoCentryx, Inc. (CCXI) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.19 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect that ChemoCentryx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCXI) will report earnings of ($0.19) per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for ChemoCentryx’s earnings. ChemoCentryx posted earnings of ($0.22) per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of […]

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (PNC) Expected to Post Earnings of $2.01 Per Share

Analysts predict that PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:PNC) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $2.01 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.98 to $2.08. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) reported earnings of […]

$1.71 Earnings Per Share Expected for Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) This Quarter

Analysts expect Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings per share of $1.71 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Nine analysts have provided estimates for Express Scripts Holding Company’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.70 to $1.73. Express Scripts Holding Company reported earnings per share of $1.57 during the same […]

Equity Bancshares (EQBK) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

Media headlines about Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) have trended positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) Stock Price

News stories about Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores […]

Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $236.51 Million

Equities research analysts expect that Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) will post sales of $236.51 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Fair Isaac Corporation’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $236.80 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $236.22 million. Fair Isaac […]

NextEra Energy Partners, (NEP) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

Press coverage about NextEra Energy Partners, (NYSE:NEP) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to […]

$663.22 Million in Sales Expected for Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR) This Quarter

Equities research analysts predict that Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) will announce sales of $663.22 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Varian Medical Systems’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $661.70 million and the highest is $666.40 million. Varian Medical Systems posted sales of $789.40 […]

Bank of America Corporation Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Commercial Metals Company (CMC)

Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by investment analysts at Bank of America Corporation in a note issued to investors on Sunday. They currently have a $20.00 target price on the basic materials company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $19.00. Bank of America Corporation’s price objective suggests a […]

Sabre Corporation (SABR) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Media headlines about Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ:SABR) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Nike (NKE) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of -0.01

News coverage about Nike (NYSE:NKE) has trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nike earned […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Coach (COH) Stock Price

News coverage about Coach (NYSE:COH) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Unlikely to Affect Harris Corporation (HRS) Stock Price

Press coverage about Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the […]

Cigna Corporation (CI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to […]

ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (PRQR) Earns News Impact Rating of -0.01

Media headlines about ProQR Therapeutics N.V. (NASDAQ:PRQR) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to […]

Smart (SFS) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports

Media stories about Smart (NYSE:SFS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one […]

M B T Financial Corp (MBTF) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.18

Media stories about M B T Financial Corp (NASDAQ:MBTF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores […]