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Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (ACLS) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACLS) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,774,132 shares, a growth of 59.3% from the October 13th total of 1,113,453 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,196,182 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is […]

Short Interest in ShotSpotter Inc. (SSTI) Expands By 39.6%

ShotSpotter Inc. (NASDAQ:SSTI) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 885,891 shares, a growth of 39.6% from the October 13th total of 634,538 shares. Currently, 19.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. Based on an […]

Meritor, Inc. (MTOR) PT Lowered to $30.00

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) had its target price decreased by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $32.00 to $30.00 in a report issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the auto parts company’s stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 25.68% from the company’s current price. […]

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (SHO) Rating Lowered to Underweight at J P Morgan Chase & Co

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE:SHO) was downgraded by equities researchers at J P Morgan Chase & Co from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a report released on Thursday. They presently have a $14.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price objective would suggest […]

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (SPB) Trading 10.2% Higher Following Dividend Announcement

Shares of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) traded up 10.2% on Thursday after the company announced a dividend. The stock traded as high as $110.95 and last traded at $109.50. 2,947,819 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 589% from the average session volume of 427,874 shares. The stock had previously closed at […]

Traders Sell Shares of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) on Strength on Insider Selling

Traders sold shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) on strength during trading on Thursday following insider selling activity. $40.51 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $88.76 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $48.25 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, Starbucks Corporation […]

Leoni Ag (LEO) Given a €59.00 Price Target by Independent Research GmbH Analysts

Leoni Ag (ETR:LEO) has been given a €59.00 ($68.60) target price by Independent Research GmbH in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Independent Research GmbH’s price target indicates a potential downside of 0.77% from the stock’s current price. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about […]

Multimedia Games Holding (MGAM) & Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Financial Survey

Multimedia Games Holding (NASDAQ: MGAM) and Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) are both gambling & gaming machine manufacturers companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Multimedia Games Holding […]

Dow Chemical Company (The) (DWDP) and PolyOne Corporation (POL) Head to Head Survey

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE: DWDP) and PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) are both mid-cap diversified chemicals companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares Dow Chemical Company (The) and PolyOne Corporation’s […]

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE) and The Competition Critical Survey

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE: ACRE) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Mortgage REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and earnings. Analyst Ratings […]

Anne Donoghue Purchases 181,363 Shares of Vitesse Media plc (VIS) Stock

Vitesse Media plc (LON:VIS) insider Anne Donoghue acquired 181,363 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 3 ($0.04) per share, for a total transaction of £5,440.89 ($7,156.24). Shares of Vitesse Media plc (LON VIS) opened at GBX 2.50 ($0.03) on […]

Trimble Navigation (TRMB) Initiates Stock Buyback Program

Trimble Navigation (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program, which authorizes the company to repurchase $600.00 million in outstanding shares on Wednesday, November 15th, EventVestor reports. This repurchase authorization authorizes the scientific and technical instruments company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs […]

Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) will announce its earnings results before the market opens on Monday, November 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.55 per share for the quarter. Patterson Companies has set its FY18 guidance at $2.25-2.40 EPS. Patterson Companies (NASDAQ:PDCO) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 24th. The company […]

Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ENTA) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Monday, November 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.88 per share for the quarter. Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) opened at $48.52 on Friday. Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a 1 year low of $25.92 and a 1 […]

Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ:IEP) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Tuesday. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Icahn Enterprises L.P. from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, August […]

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (AIT) Rating Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:AIT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. AIT has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Applied Industrial Technologies from a buy rating to a hold rating in […]

The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) Cut to “Hold” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on ENSG. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of The Ensign Group […]

FY2017 EPS Estimates for Gossan Resources Limited Raised by Beacon Securities (GSS)

Gossan Resources Limited (NYSEAMERICAN:GSS) – Equities researchers at Beacon Securities boosted their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Gossan Resources Limited in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Beacon Securities analyst M. Curran now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.12 for the year, up from their previous estimate […]

Exchange Income Co. (EIF) Shares Up 1.4% After Analyst Upgrade

Exchange Income Co. (TSE:EIF) shot up 1.4% during mid-day trading on Thursday after Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on the stock from C$42.00 to C$42.50. The company traded as high as C$32.63 and last traded at C$32.49. 162,150 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 2% from the average session volume of 165,858 […]

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NAK) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSEAMERICAN:NAK) (TSE:NDM) was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 30,467,103 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the October 13th total of 28,691,648 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,165,285 shares, the short-interest […]

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc (BRG) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:BRG) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,163,063 shares, a growth of 58.6% from the October 13th total of 733,262 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 287,311 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RNN) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:RNN) saw a large increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,106,770 shares, an increase of 28.0% from the October 13th total of 1,645,486 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 673,912 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 6.8% of […]

Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Shares Scheduled to Split on Monday, December 4th

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)’s stock is set to split before the market opens on Monday, December 4th. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, October 30th. The newly issued shares will be issued to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, December 1st. Shares of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ CGNX) opened at $140.52 on Friday. Cognex Corporation […]

Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) Price Target Cut to $38.00 by Analysts at BMO Capital Markets

Glaukos Corporation (NYSE:GKOS) had its target price reduced by BMO Capital Markets from $40.00 to $38.00 in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. They currently have an outperform rating on the medical instruments supplier’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a […]

Salesforce.com Inc (CRM) Given “Overweight” Rating at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley reiterated their overweight rating on shares of Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a $127.00 price objective on the CRM provider’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $107.00. CRM has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded […]