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Questar (STR) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Questar (NYSE:STR) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Questar earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.6606941689344 out of... 
 

FEI (FEIC) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about FEI (NASDAQ:FEIC) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FEI earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.3472206934428 out of 100, meaning... 
 

FY2019 EPS Estimates for Eldorado Gold Corp (ELD) Lowered by Desjardins

Eldorado Gold Corp (TSE:ELD) (NYSE:EGO) – Desjardins decreased their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for Eldorado Gold in a report released on Friday. Desjardins analyst J. Wolfson now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.11 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $0.12. Desjardins currently has a “Hold” rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Eldorado Gold from a “sector perform”... 
 

Camden National (CAC) vs. The Competition Head to Head Analysis

Camden National (NASDAQ: CAC) is one of 313 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Camden National to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, risk and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Camden National and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio Camden National $169.25 million $40.06... 
 

NiSource (NI) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.20

Media stories about NiSource (NYSE:NI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NiSource earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.4404982356711 out of 100, indicating... 
 

DISH Network (DISH) Debt Trading 1.1% Lower

An issue of DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) bonds fell 1.1% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Wednesday. The high-yield debt issue has a 5.875% coupon and is set to mature on November 15, 2024. The debt is now trading at $96.00 and was trading at $98.81 last week. Price changes in a company’s bonds in credit markets sometimes anticipate parallel changes in its stock price. Several analysts have issued reports on DISH shares. Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price target on shares of... 
 

Insider Buying: Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI) Insider Buys 6,499 Shares of Stock

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) insider Kimberly J. Mcwaters purchased 6,499 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $2.67 per share, for a total transaction of $17,352.33. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 710,061 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,895,862.87. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Universal Technical Institute,... 
 

Steven Walske Sells 4,545 Shares of Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS) Stock

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) Director Steven Walske sold 4,545 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.12, for a total transaction of $409,595.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 14,988 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,350,718.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) traded up $1.71 during midday... 
 

Investors Buy Shares of Concho Resources (CXO) on Weakness

Traders bought shares of Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $43.12 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $28.56 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $14.56 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Concho Resources had the 26th highest net in-flow for the day. Concho Resources traded down ($0.14) for the day and closed at $156.58 A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and... 
 

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) Position Increased by Charter Trust Co.

Charter Trust Co. lifted its stake in Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) by 6.3% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,722 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 755 shares during the period. Charter Trust Co.’s holdings in Rockwell Automation were worth $2,498,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions... 
 

Charter Trust Co. Reduces Position in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (XLP)

Charter Trust Co. lessened its holdings in shares of Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLP) by 1.5% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 192,722 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 3,025 shares during the quarter. Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR accounts for 1.3% of Charter Trust Co.’s holdings, making the stock its 22nd largest holding. Charter Trust Co.’s holdings in Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR were worth $10,964,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.... 
 

Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. Has $929,000 Stake in Park Hotels & Resorts Inc (PK)

Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Park Hotels & Resorts Inc (NYSE:PK) by 11.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 32,318 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,246 shares during the quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Park Hotels & Resorts were worth $929,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds... 
 

Lam Research (LRCX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Lam Research's improving WFE market, strong demand for server DRAM and increased adoption rates of 3D NAND technology will continue to drive growth for the company. Infact, the strong demand for bit growth in server DRAM and NAND will continue, driven by cloud computing and IoT, thus creating more opportunities for Lam Research in the near future.... 
 

Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE) Shares Gap Up to $5.75

Sorrento Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRNE) shares gapped up prior to trading on Wednesday . The stock had previously closed at $6.40, but opened at $5.75. Sorrento Therapeutics shares last traded at $5.98, with a volume of 2410087 shares. Several research analysts recently issued reports on the company. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective (up previously from $20.00) on shares of Sorrento Therapeutics in a research note on Tuesday. BidaskClub raised Sorrento Therapeutics from a “hold” rating... 
 

Brokerages Expect Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $3.63 Billion

Brokerages expect Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) to post $3.63 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Twelve analysts have made estimates for Paypal’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $3.60 billion and the highest estimate coming in at $3.67 billion. Paypal reported sales of $2.98 billion during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 21.8%. The business is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday,... 
 

Nepsis Capital Management Inc. Has $1.40 Million Stake in Realty Income Corp (O)

Nepsis Capital Management Inc. reduced its holdings in shares of Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) by 6.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 24,549 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,681 shares during the quarter. Nepsis Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Realty Income were worth $1,400,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in O. Schroder... 
 

OLD Second National Bank of Aurora Has $1.90 Million Position in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST)

OLD Second National Bank of Aurora reduced its position in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) by 5.8% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 95,482 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 5,873 shares during the period. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora’s holdings in Host Hotels and Resorts were worth $1,895,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other... 
 

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Ventas, Inc. Decreased by Analyst (VTR)

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) – Analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Ventas in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst O. Okusanya now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $4.03 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $4.12. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Ventas’ FY2019 earnings at $4.20 EPS. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine... 
 

Havens Advisors LLC Has $11.44 Million Position in Monsanto (MON)

Havens Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Monsanto (NYSE:MON) by 14.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 98,000 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 12,000 shares during the period. Monsanto makes up 8.6% of Havens Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 5th largest position. Havens Advisors LLC’s holdings in Monsanto were worth $11,444,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional... 
 

30,000 Shares in Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (AXTA) Acquired by Havens Advisors LLC

Havens Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 30,000 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock, valued at approximately $971,000. Axalta Coating Systems makes up approximately 0.7% of Havens Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest holding. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bronfman... 
 

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Shares Sold by Coastline Trust Co

Coastline Trust Co cut its stake in shares of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) by 7.7% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 4,360 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 365 shares during the period. Coastline Trust Co’s holdings in BlackRock were worth $2,240,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Third Point LLC purchased a new stake in shares of BlackRock during the second quarter worth $654,736,000. Capital... 
 

Acacia Mining (ACA) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities

Numis Securities reiterated their buy rating on shares of Acacia Mining (LON:ACA) in a research note published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 300 ($4.07) target price on the stock. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on ACA. Citigroup restated a sell rating on shares of Acacia Mining in a report on Tuesday. Barclays reduced their target price on shares of Acacia Mining from GBX 225 ($3.05) to GBX 220 ($2.98) and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a report on Monday, January 8th. Peel Hunt restated... 
 

Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Caterpillar (CAT)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT): 1/15/2018 – Caterpillar was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $151.72 price target on the stock. 1/12/2018 – Caterpillar had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Bank of America Corp. They now have a $189.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $158.00. 1/8/2018 – Caterpillar was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase... 
 

Coastline Trust Co Has $9.30 Million Stake in VANGUARD SHORT-TERM CORPORATE BOND ETF (VCSH)

Coastline Trust Co grew its stake in VANGUARD SHORT-TERM CORPORATE BOND ETF (BMV:VCSH) by 1.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 117,250 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,220 shares during the period. VANGUARD SHORT-TERM CORPORATE BOND ETF accounts for about 1.4% of Coastline Trust Co’s holdings, making the stock its 4th biggest holding. Coastline Trust Co’s holdings in VANGUARD SHORT-TERM CORPORATE BOND... 
 

CAPROCK Group Inc. Purchases 11,036 Shares of Blackstone Group LP (BX)

CAPROCK Group Inc. boosted its position in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) by 41.8% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 37,417 shares of the asset manager’s stock after buying an additional 11,036 shares during the period. CAPROCK Group Inc.’s holdings in Blackstone Group were worth $1,324,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in BX. Honeywell International Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Blackstone Group by 37.0% in... 
 

Health Care SPDR (XLV) is Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s 7th Largest Position

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its stake in Health Care SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLV) by 3.4% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 172,553 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,615 shares during the period. Health Care SPDR accounts for approximately 1.5% of Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 7th biggest position. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in Health Care SPDR were worth $14,267,000... 
 

Griffin Securities Comments on The Hackett Group, Inc.’s Q3 2018 Earnings (HCKT)

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT) – Equities research analysts at Griffin Securities decreased their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for The Hackett Group in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Griffin Securities analyst M. Ajzenman now anticipates that the business services provider will post earnings per share of $0.24 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.25. Griffin Securities also issued estimates for The Hackett Group’s FY2018 earnings at $0.92 EPS. Other research analysts have also issued... 
 

Comerica (CMA) Given Buy Rating at Royal Bank of Canada

Comerica (NYSE:CMA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Royal Bank of Canada in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $103.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 8.70% from the stock’s previous close. CMA has been the subject of several other reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “buy” rating and issued a $101.00 price target on shares of Comerica in a research... 
 

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) to Post Q3 2018 Earnings of $0.57 Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) – Investment analysts at DA Davidson raised their Q3 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of NetScout Systems in a research note issued on Wednesday. DA Davidson analyst M. Kelleher now expects that the technology company will earn $0.57 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.51. DA Davidson currently has a “Neutral” rating and a $27.00 target price on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for NetScout Systems’ Q4 2018 earnings at $0.30 EPS, FY2018... 
 

Aberdeen Asian Income Fund Ltd. (AAIF) Declares GBX 2.25 Dividend

Aberdeen Asian Income Fund Ltd. (LON:AAIF) declared a dividend on Thursday, January 11th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 18th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.25 ($0.03) per share on Tuesday, February 20th. This represents a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. Aberdeen Asian Income Fund (LON:AAIF) traded up GBX 219.26 ($2.97) during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 221.50 ($3.00). The company’s... 
 

D. R. Horton (DHI) Given “Buy” Rating at UBS Group

D. R. Horton (NYSE:DHI)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at UBS Group in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, 99wallstreet.com reports. They currently have a $58.00 price target on the construction company’s stock, up from their previous price target of $53.00. UBS Group’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 11.32% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on DHI. Citigroup upped their price target on D.... 
 

Orbitz Worldwide (OWW) and Its Rivals Head-To-Head Contrast

Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is one of 11 public companies in the “Travel Agents” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Orbitz Worldwide to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Orbitz Worldwide and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio Orbitz Worldwide N/A N/A -149.00 Orbitz... 
 

Chubb Ltd (CB) Stake Increased by Somerset Trust Co

Somerset Trust Co raised its position in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) by 2.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 14,724 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 370 shares during the period. Chubb makes up 1.1% of Somerset Trust Co’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest holding. Somerset Trust Co’s holdings in Chubb were worth $2,152,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently added... 
 

Sicart Associates LLC Takes $364,000 Position in Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL)

Sicart Associates LLC bought a new position in shares of Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 12,500 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock, valued at approximately $364,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. National Pension Service boosted its stake in shares of Noble Energy by 20.4% during the 4th quarter. National Pension Service now owns 531,783 shares of the oil and gas... 
 

Discover Financial Services (DFS) Shares Sold by Gulf International Bank UK Ltd

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd decreased its stake in shares of Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) by 3.9% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 119,331 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 4,800 shares during the period. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd’s holdings in Discover Financial Services were worth $9,178,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Grove Bank &... 
 

TFI International (TFII) Price Target Increased to C$39.00 by Analysts at National Bank Financial

TFI International (TSE:TFII) had its price target boosted by equities researchers at National Bank Financial from C$36.00 to C$39.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. National Bank Financial’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 18.97% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the company. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their target price on TFI International from C$37.00 to C$38.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note... 
 

Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY) Shares Sold by Gateway Investment Advisers LLC

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC trimmed its holdings in Occidental Petroleum Co. (NYSE:OXY) by 5.8% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 633,405 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 38,856 shares during the period. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Occidental Petroleum were worth $46,657,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of OXY. Financial Counselors Inc. grew its stake in Occidental Petroleum by... 
 

Aetna Inc (AET) Shares Sold by DAVENPORT & Co LLC

DAVENPORT & Co LLC decreased its position in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) by 21.6% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 5,083 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,397 shares during the period. DAVENPORT & Co LLC’s holdings in Aetna were worth $917,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in Aetna by 22.6% during... 
 

CSX Co. (CSX) Shares Bought by DAVENPORT & Co LLC

DAVENPORT & Co LLC boosted its position in CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX) by 35.5% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 95,027 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 24,901 shares during the quarter. DAVENPORT & Co LLC’s holdings in CSX were worth $5,227,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Spirit of America Management Corp NY increased its position in CSX... 
 

Dollar General (DG) Coverage Initiated at Citigroup

Citigroup started coverage on shares of Dollar General (NYSE:DG) in a research report report published on Tuesday morning, The Fly reports. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $112.00 target price on the stock. A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on DG. BMO Capital Markets restated a hold rating on shares of Dollar General in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a buy rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of Dollar General in a report on Friday, September 29th. Royal Bank of... 
 

Brokers Set Expectations for Preferred Bank’s Q1 2018 Earnings (PFBC)

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) – Equities research analysts at B. Riley increased their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Preferred Bank in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. B. Riley analyst S. Moss now expects that the bank will post earnings of $1.10 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.90. B. Riley also issued estimates for Preferred Bank’s Q2 2018 earnings at $1.16 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.24 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.30 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $4.80 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings... 
 

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (LGND) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.06 Per Share

Brokerages forecast that Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:LGND) will announce earnings per share of $1.06 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have issued estimates for Ligand Pharmaceuticals’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.07 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.04. Ligand Pharmaceuticals reported earnings per share of $0.74 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 43.2%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings... 
 

NantHealth (NH) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of NantHealth (NASDAQ:NH) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday. Several other analysts also recently commented on NH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded NantHealth from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $4.25 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Jefferies Group reiterated a buy rating and set a $5.00 target price on shares of NantHealth in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity cut their target price on NantHealth... 
 

BidaskClub Downgrades Icon (ICLR) to Strong Sell

BidaskClub cut shares of Icon (NASDAQ:ICLR) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report released on Tuesday. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Icon from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Barclays boosted their target price on Icon from $108.00 to $120.00 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Credit Suisse Group restated an outperform rating and issued a $120.00... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Paratek Pharmaceuticals (PRTK) Stock Price

Media stories about Paratek Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PRTK) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Paratek Pharmaceuticals earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the specialty pharmaceutical company an impact... 
 

Finjan Holdings, Inc. (FNJN) Major Shareholder Sells $10,002.70 in Stock

Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNJN) major shareholder Seed Iv L. P. Israel sold 4,349 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2.30, for a total transaction of $10,002.70. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 2,849,909 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,554,790.70. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders... 
 

Cellcom Israel (CEL) & United States Cellular (USM) Head-To-Head Review

Cellcom Israel (NYSE: CEL) and United States Cellular (NYSE:USM) are both telecommunications services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk. Volatility & Risk Cellcom Israel has a beta of 2.07, indicating that its stock price is 107% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, United States Cellular has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21%... 
 

Financial Comparison: Boulder Brands (BDBD) & Its Competitors

Boulder Brands (NASDAQ: BDBD) is one of 21 public companies in the “Food Retail & Distribution” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Boulder Brands to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, profitability and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Boulder Brands and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Boulder Brands 0.61% 0.59% 0.50% Boulder... 
 

QEP Resources (QEP) PT Set at $15.00 by Mizuho

Mizuho set a $15.00 target price on QEP Resources (NYSE:QEP) in a report published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the pipeline company’s stock. QEP has been the topic of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised QEP Resources from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $11.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. BMO Capital Markets set a $11.00 price target on QEP Resources and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Stifel... 
 

LKQ (LKQ) Given a $50.00 Price Target at Stephens

Stephens set a $50.00 price target on LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ) in a report published on Tuesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the auto parts company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of LKQ from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Wolfe Research initiated coverage on shares of LKQ in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. They issued an outperform rating on the stock. Robert W. Baird reissued a buy rating and issued a $42.00... 
 
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