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Credit Suisse Group Lowers NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) to Neutral

Credit Suisse Group downgraded shares of NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report report published on Friday morning, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on shares of NextEra Energy from $242.00 to $240.00 and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, December 16th. ValuEngine lowered shares of NextEra Energy from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research... 
 

Jefferies Financial Group Boosts Scapa Group (LON:SCPA) Price Target to GBX 320

Scapa Group (LON:SCPA) had its target price upped by Jefferies Financial Group from GBX 300 ($3.95) to GBX 320 ($4.21) in a report issued on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 13.48% from the company’s current price. Separately, Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Scapa Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 20th. Shares of LON:SCPA opened at GBX 282 ($3.71)... 
 

Diversified United Investment (ASX:DUI) Sets New 12-Month High at $5.17

Shares of Diversified United Investment Limited (ASX:DUI) hit a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as A$5.17 ($3.67) and last traded at A$5.11 ($3.62), with a volume of 22468 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at A$5.13 ($3.64). The firm has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion and a PE ratio of 28.23. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is A$5.01 and its two-hundred day moving average price is A$4.73. The company has a quick ratio of 3.39, a current ratio of 3.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of... 
 

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $43.00. Several equities analysts have weighed in on SIX shares. SunTrust Banks lowered shares of Six... 
 

Head-To-Head Review: Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC) versus Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC)

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC) and Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Lattice Semiconductor and Semtech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Lattice Semiconductor 5.60% 18.64% 8.60% Semtech 8.71% 10.64% 6.96% Valuation... 
 

Motus GI (NASDAQ:MOTS) vs. Haemonetics (NASDAQ:HAE) Financial Contrast

Motus GI (NASDAQ:MOTS) and Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings. Profitability This table compares Motus GI and Haemonetics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Motus GI N/A -143.60% -107.10% Haemonetics 6.90% 24.59% 12.34% Earnings and Valuation This... 
 

Head-To-Head Survey: Blue Calypso (OTCMKTS:BCYP) versus New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (OTCMKTS:EDU)

Blue Calypso (OTCMKTS:BCYP) and New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (NYSE:EDU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends. Volatility & Risk Blue Calypso has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New Oriental Education & Tech Grp has a beta of 1.43, indicating that its... 
 

Head-To-Head Review: Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (NYSE:FMS) and Baudax Bio (NYSE:BXRX)

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (NYSE:FMS) and Baudax Bio (NASDAQ:BXRX) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk. Profitability This table compares Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. and Baudax Bio’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. 7.47% 9.92% 4.22% Baudax... 
 

Head-To-Head Review: DouYu International (NASDAQ:DOYU) and 58.com (NASDAQ:WUBA)

DouYu International (NASDAQ:DOYU) and 58.com (NYSE:WUBA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends. Profitability This table compares DouYu International and 58.com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets DouYu International N/A N/A N/A 58.com 40.54% 24.00% 17.05% Valuation... 
 

Analyzing Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) and Biotricity (NASDAQ:BTCY)

Otter Tail (NASDAQ:OTTR) and Biotricity (OTCMKTS:BTCY) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership. Volatility & Risk Otter Tail has a beta of 0.3, suggesting that its stock price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Biotricity has a beta of 4.39, suggesting that its stock price is 339% more volatile than the S&P 500. Earnings... 
 

Reviewing Weatherford International (WFTIQ) & The Competition

Weatherford International (OTCMKTS: WFTIQ) is one of 17 public companies in the “Oil & gas field machinery” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Weatherford International to related companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership. Insider and Institutional Ownership 1.0% of Weatherford International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of shares of all “Oil & gas field machinery”... 
 

Copa (NYSE:CPA) Rating Increased to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Copa (NYSE:CPA) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Saturday, ValuEngine reports. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on CPA. TheStreet downgraded shares of Copa from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a research note on Monday, September 30th. UBS Group raised shares of Copa from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, September 27th. Evercore ISI reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Copa in a research note on Sunday,... 
 

eXp World (NASDAQ:EXPI) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Buy

ValuEngine upgraded shares of eXp World (NASDAQ:EXPI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Saturday morning, ValuEngine reports. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. TheStreet downgraded eXp World from a c- rating to a d rating in a report on Friday, November 22nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded eXp World from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, January 7th. NASDAQ:EXPI opened at $10.83 on Friday. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $11.26... 
 

Comparing LAIX (NYSE:LAIX) & Youdao (NYSE:DAO)

LAIX (NYSE:LAIX) and Youdao (NYSE:DAO) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for LAIX and Youdao, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score LAIX 1 1 0 0 1.50 Youdao 0 0 2 0 3.00 LAIX presently... 
 

US Stem Cell (OTCMKTS:USRM) & National Research (OTCMKTS:NRC) Financial Contrast

US Stem Cell (OTCMKTS:USRM) and National Research (NASDAQ:NRC) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Profitability This table compares US Stem Cell and National Research’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets US Stem Cell -81.39% N/A -313.05% National Research 25.01% 130.25% 29.69% Volatility... 
 

Univest Financial (UVSP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Univest Financial (NASDAQ:UVSP) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, January 22nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.53 per share for the quarter. Parties that wish to listen to the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Univest Financial (NASDAQ:UVSP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate... 
 

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, January 23rd. Analysts expect Western Alliance Bancorporation to post earnings of $1.21 per share for the quarter. Persons interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. NYSE WAL opened at $58.03 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $5.96 billion, a PE ratio of 12.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.78 and a beta of 1.69. The stock’s 50 day simple moving... 
 

Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP) Price Target Raised to GBX 240 at Jefferies Financial Group

Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP) had its target price upped by Jefferies Financial Group from GBX 225 ($2.96) to GBX 240 ($3.16) in a research report report published on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports. They currently have a hold rating on the stock. LMP has been the subject of several other research reports. Peel Hunt restated an add rating on shares of Londonmetric Property in a research report on Monday, January 13th. Barclays increased their target price on shares of Londonmetric Property from GBX 210 ($2.76) to GBX 220 ($2.89) and gave... 
 

Intu Properties (LON:INTU) Price Target Lowered to GBX 20 at Jefferies Financial Group

Intu Properties (LON:INTU) had its price target cut by Jefferies Financial Group from GBX 35 ($0.46) to GBX 20 ($0.26) in a report released on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports. They currently have an underperform rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on INTU. Liberum Capital reiterated a sell rating on shares of Intu Properties in a report on Tuesday, January 7th. HSBC cut their price target on Intu Properties from GBX 40 ($0.53) to GBX 36 ($0.47) and... 
 

Draegerwerk AG & Co KGaA (ETR:DRW3) Given a €56.00 Price Target at Warburg Research

Draegerwerk AG & Co KGaA (ETR:DRW3) has been given a €56.00 ($65.12) price target by stock analysts at Warburg Research in a report released on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Warburg Research’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 3.90% from the stock’s previous close. DRW3 has been the subject of a number of other reports. Hauck & Aufhaeuser set a €38.00 ($44.19) price target on shares of Draegerwerk AG & Co KGaA and gave... 
 

Analyzing CIM Commercial Trust (CMCT) and Its Rivals

CIM Commercial Trust (NASDAQ: CMCT) is one of 245 public companies in the “Real estate investment trusts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare CIM Commercial Trust to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 43.1% of CIM Commercial Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.3% of shares of all “Real estate investment... 
 

Jefferies Financial Group Research Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR)

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group reduced their Q3 2020 earnings per share estimates for shares of First Industrial Realty Trust in a research report issued on Thursday, January 16th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst J. Petersen now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $0.46 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.47. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for First Industrial Realty Trust’s FY2020... 
 

Q2 2020 EPS Estimates for Flagstar Bancorp Inc Increased by Analyst (NYSE:FBC)

Flagstar Bancorp Inc (NYSE:FBC) – Analysts at Wedbush increased their Q2 2020 EPS estimates for shares of Flagstar Bancorp in a research report issued on Friday, January 17th. Wedbush analyst H. Coffey now forecasts that the savings and loans company will post earnings per share of $1.08 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $1.06. Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 22nd. The savings and loans company reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus... 
 

Centamin (LON:CEY) PT Raised to GBX 127

Centamin (LON:CEY) had its price target upped by Goldman Sachs Group from GBX 125 ($1.64) to GBX 127 ($1.67) in a research report sent to investors on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports. They currently have a neutral rating on the mining company’s stock. A number of other research firms have also commented on CEY. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Centamin in a research report on Wednesday, January 15th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a not rated rating on shares of Centamin in a research report on Wednesday, January 15th. Numis... 
 

Berenberg Bank Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)

Berenberg Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of Cineworld Group (LON:CINE) in a report issued on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.95) price objective on shares of Cineworld Group in a research note on Wednesday, January 8th. Barclays reissued an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 315 ($4.14) price objective on shares of Cineworld Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 13th. Goldman... 
 

Cogeco Communications Inc Forecasted to Post Q2 2020 Earnings of $1.90 Per Share (TSE:CCA)

Cogeco Communications Inc (TSE:CCA) – Analysts at Desjardins issued their Q2 2020 earnings per share estimates for shares of Cogeco Communications in a note issued to investors on Thursday, January 16th. Desjardins analyst M. Yaghi forecasts that the company will post earnings of $1.90 per share for the quarter. Desjardins also issued estimates for Cogeco Communications’ Q3 2020 earnings at $1.95 EPS and Q4 2020 earnings at $1.92 EPS. Cogeco Communications (TSE:CCA) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th.... 
 

Hancock Whitney Corp to Post Q1 2020 Earnings of $0.98 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts (NYSE:HWC)

Hancock Whitney Corp (NYSE:HWC) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks decreased their Q1 2020 EPS estimates for shares of Hancock Whitney in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, January 16th. SunTrust Banks analyst J. Demba now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.98 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.99. SunTrust Banks has a “Hold” rating and a $47.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Hancock Whitney’s Q2 2020 earnings at $1.02 EPS, Q3... 
 

Piper Sandler Weighs in on Brigham Minerals Inc’s Q1 2020 Earnings (NYSE:MNRL)

Brigham Minerals Inc (NYSE:MNRL) – Investment analysts at Piper Sandler raised their Q1 2020 EPS estimates for Brigham Minerals in a report issued on Thursday, January 16th. Piper Sandler analyst P. Hammond now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.32 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.27. Piper Sandler also issued estimates for Brigham Minerals’ Q2 2020 earnings at $0.33 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $0.35 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.36 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $1.37 EPS, Q1 2021 earnings... 
 

Jefferies Financial Group Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI)

Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group decreased their Q1 2020 earnings per share estimates for Kinder Morgan in a research note issued on Thursday, January 16th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst C. Sighinolfi now expects that the pipeline company will post earnings of $0.27 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.28. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Kinder Morgan’s Q4 2020 earnings at $0.30 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $1.08 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $1.07... 
 

Q1 2020 EPS Estimates for Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) Reduced by Analyst

Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Financial Group reduced their Q1 2020 earnings estimates for shares of Essex Property Trust in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, January 16th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst J. Petersen now expects that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $3.43 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $3.46. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Essex Property Trust’s Q2 2020 earnings at $3.51... 
 

DA Davidson Weighs in on Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s Q1 2020 Earnings (NYSE:GS)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) – Research analysts at DA Davidson issued their Q1 2020 EPS estimates for shares of Goldman Sachs Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, January 17th. DA Davidson analyst D. Konrad forecasts that the investment management company will post earnings per share of $6.78 for the quarter. DA Davidson has a “Buy” rating and a $272.00 price target on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Goldman Sachs Group’s FY2020 earnings at $25.00 EPS and FY2021... 
 

Ramsay Health Care Limited Fully Paid Ord. Shrs (ASX:RHC) Sets New 1-Year High at $77.99

Ramsay Health Care Limited Fully Paid Ord. Shrs (ASX:RHC) reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as A$77.99 ($55.31) and last traded at A$77.99 ($55.31), with a volume of 364473 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at A$77.50 ($54.96). The company has a market cap of $15.66 billion and a P/E ratio of 29.62. The business has a 50 day moving average price of A$73.42 and a two-hundred day moving average price of A$70.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 187.13, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current... 
 

Magellan Global Trust (ASX:MGG) Sets New 12-Month High at $2.08

Magellan Global Trust (ASX:MGG) shares reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as A$2.08 ($1.48) and last traded at A$2.05 ($1.45), with a volume of 607050 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at A$2.03 ($1.44). The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is A$1.98 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is A$1.86. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.57 billion and a PE ratio of 7.45. The business also recently declared a Interim dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 16th. Stockholders... 
 

Open Text (TSE:OTEX) Reaches New 1-Year High at $61.74

Open Text Corp (TSE:OTEX) (NASDAQ:OTEX)’s stock price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as C$61.74 and last traded at C$61.60, with a volume of 126583 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at C$61.37. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of C$58.10 and a 200 day simple moving average of C$55.15. The company has a market capitalization of $16.59 billion and a PE ratio of 51.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.97, a current ratio of 1.62 and a quick ratio of 1.53.... 
 

A. O. Smith (AOS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, January 28th. Analysts expect A. O. Smith to post earnings of $0.60 per share for the quarter. A. O. Smith has set its FY19 guidance at $2.25-2.28 EPS.Persons interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 29th. The industrial products company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter,... 
 

Commerzbank (ETR:CBK) Given a €6.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada set a €6.00 ($6.98) price objective on Commerzbank (ETR:CBK) in a research note released on Friday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Jefferies Financial Group set a €7.00 ($8.14) price objective on Commerzbank and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, November 7th. DZ Bank restated a neutral rating on shares of... 
 

KBC GRP NV/ADR (OTCMKTS:KBCSY) and HANG SENG BK LT/S (OTCMKTS:HSNGY) Critical Contrast

KBC GRP NV/ADR (OTCMKTS:KBCSY) and HANG SENG BK LT/S (OTCMKTS:HSNGY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 0.1% of KBC GRP NV/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of HANG SENG BK LT/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication... 
 

Lear (LEA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday

Lear (NYSE:LEA) will be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, January 28th. Analysts expect Lear to post earnings of $2.00 per share for the quarter. Individual that are interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. Lear (NYSE:LEA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 25th. The auto parts company reported $3.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.14 by $0.40. Lear... 
 

Procter & Gamble (PG) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, January 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.37 per share for the quarter. Parties interested in listening to the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 22nd. The company reported $1.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.13.... 
 

Rogers Communications (RCI) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) (TSE:RCI.B) will release its earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, January 22nd. Analysts expect Rogers Communications to post earnings of $0.76 per share for the quarter. Rogers Communications has set its FY 2019 guidance at EPS.Persons that wish to listen to the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) (TSE:RCI.B) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 23rd. The Wireless communications provider reported $1.19 earnings... 
 

PulteGroup (PHM) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) will release its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, January 28th. Analysts expect PulteGroup to post earnings of $1.08 per share for the quarter. Persons that are interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 22nd. The construction company reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.09. PulteGroup had a net margin... 
 

Union Pacific (UNP) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) is scheduled to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, January 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $2.11 per share for the quarter. Investors interested in listening to the company’s conference call can do so using this link. NYSE:UNP opened at $185.32 on Tuesday. Union Pacific has a 1 year low of $149.09 and a 1 year high of $185.65. The company has a current ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35. The stock has a market cap of $128.65... 
 

Canadian Pacific Railway (TSE:CP) PT Raised to C$340.00 at Scotiabank

Canadian Pacific Railway (TSE:CP) (NYSE:CP) had its target price hoisted by Scotiabank from C$320.00 to C$340.00 in a research note released on Friday morning, BayStreet.CA reports. CP has been the topic of a number of other reports. CIBC increased their target price on Canadian Pacific Railway from C$325.00 to C$365.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their target price on Canadian Pacific Railway from C$356.00 to C$357.00 in a report on Tuesday, January 14th. BMO Capital Markets cut their target price... 
 

Sherritt International (OTCMKTS:SMIZF) Upgraded at Berenberg Bank

Berenberg Bank upgraded shares of Sherritt International (OTCMKTS:SMIZF) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Friday, The Fly reports. SMIZF opened at $9.15 on Friday. Sherritt International Company Profile Meliá Hotels International, SA owns, manages, operates, leases, and franchises hotels worldwide. The company operates approximately 390 hotels in 44 countries under the Gran Meliá, Paradisus Resorts, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, INNSIDE by Meliá, and Sol by Meliá brand names. It also operates Club Meliá... 
 

$87.40 Million in Sales Expected for Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts predict that Vivint Solar Inc (NYSE:VSLR) will post sales of $87.40 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Vivint Solar’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $88.60 million and the lowest is $86.20 million. Vivint Solar posted sales of $63.46 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 37.7%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, March 3rd. According to Zacks,... 
 

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

Media coverage about NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. NVIDIA earned a media sentiment score of 1.57 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media headlines about the computer hardware maker an news buzz score of 0 out of 10,... 
 

Intel (INTC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, January 23rd. Analysts expect Intel to post earnings of $1.24 per share for the quarter. Intel has set its Q4 guidance at $1.24 EPS and its FY19 guidance at $4.60 EPS.Persons that wish to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 24th. The chip maker reported $1.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus... 
 

JD Sports Fashion (LON:JD) Sets New 12-Month High Following Analyst Upgrade

JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday after Goldman Sachs Group raised their price target on the stock from GBX 870 to GBX 930. Goldman Sachs Group currently has a buy rating on the stock. JD Sports Fashion traded as high as GBX 877.80 ($11.55) and last traded at GBX 877.45 ($11.54), with a volume of 27911 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 874 ($11.50). Several other research firms have also commented on JD. UBS Group lowered shares of JD Sports Fashion to a “neutral”... 
 

Aberdeen Standard Eqty Incm Trst PLC (LON:ASEI) Insider Sarika Patel Buys 1,679 Shares of Stock

Aberdeen Standard Eqty Incm Trst PLC (LON:ASEI) insider Sarika Patel bought 1,679 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 17th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 414 ($5.45) per share, with a total value of £6,951.06 ($9,143.73). ASEI stock opened at GBX 413 ($5.43) on Tuesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 398.60 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 385.95. Aberdeen Standard Eqty Incm Trst PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 3.80 ($0.05) and a 52-week high of GBX 435 ($5.72). The firm has... 
 

FY2019 EPS Estimates for PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) Cut by US Capital Advisors

PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) – Analysts at US Capital Advisors decreased their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for PBF Energy in a research report issued on Thursday, January 16th. US Capital Advisors analyst C. Weiland now forecasts that the oil and gas company will earn $0.87 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $1.15. US Capital Advisors also issued estimates for PBF Energy’s Q4 2019 earnings at $0.50 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.52 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings at $2.41 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $2.40 EPS,... 
 
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