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HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Insider Sells $167,700.00 in Stock

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Insider Sells $167,700.00 in Stock

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) insider Michael S. Cuffe sold 2,150 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.00, for a total value of $167,700.00. Following... 
National Bank of Canada (NA) Sets New 12-Month High at $61.67

National Bank of Canada (NA) Sets New 12-Month High at $61.67

National Bank of Canada (TSE:NA)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as C$61.67 and last traded at C$61.64, with a volume of 450,087 shares changing hands. The stock had previously... 
Absolute Software (ABT) Trading Up 5.3%

Absolute Software (ABT) Trading Up 5.3%

Shares of Absolute Software (TSE:ABT) were up 5.3% on Thursday . The company traded as high as C$8.65 and last traded at C$8.58. Approximately 92,362 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 103% from the average daily volume... 
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Price Target Increased to $165.00 by Analysts at Argus

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Price Target Increased to $165.00 by Analysts at Argus

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) had its price target boosted by Argus from $145.00 to $165.00 in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a positive rating on the stock. Several other analysts... 
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC) Upgraded by Jefferies Group LLC to “Buy”

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (LSCC) Upgraded by Jefferies Group LLC to “Buy”

Jefferies Group LLC upgraded shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have $7.00 target price on the semiconductor... 
Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) Trading Down 6% Following Weak Earnings

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) Trading Down 6% Following Weak Earnings

Shares of Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) fell 6% during mid-day trading on Thursday following a weaker than expected earnings announcement. The company traded as low as $17.10 and last traded at $20.35. 815,411 shares were... 
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Price Target Increased to $142.00 by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Price Target Increased to $142.00 by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) had its target price lifted by Stifel Nicolaus from $140.00 to $142.00 in a research note published on Wednesday morning. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a hold rating on the stock. JNJ has been the... 
AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) Given a $31.00 Price Target by B. Riley Analysts

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC) Given a $31.00 Price Target by B. Riley Analysts

B. Riley set a $31.00 price objective on AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) in a research report released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports... 
Bank of South Carolina Corp. (BKSC) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.10

Bank of South Carolina Corp. (BKSC) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.10

News coverage about Bank of South Carolina Corp. (NASDAQ:BKSC) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million... 
Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Destination XL Group (DXLG) Share Price

Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Destination XL Group (DXLG) Share Price

Press coverage about Destination XL Group (NASDAQ:DXLG) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources... 
Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de C.V. (PAC) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de C.V. (PAC) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:PAC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. They currently have $108.00 target... 
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NNA) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NNA) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Navios Maritime Acquisition... 
Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Upgraded to Buy at BidaskClub

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Upgraded to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on ORCL. UBS AG reaffirmed... 
Franklin Universal Trust (FT) Announces $0.03 Oct 17 Dividend

Franklin Universal Trust (FT) Announces $0.03 Oct 17 Dividend

Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT) announced a oct 17 dividend on Thursday, October 19th, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of 0.032 per share by the financial services provider... 
PC-Tel (PCTI) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

PC-Tel (PCTI) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about PC-Tel (NASDAQ:PCTI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern... 
Daniel Omeniuk Sells 2,000,000 Shares of MX Gold Corp (MXL) Stock

Daniel Omeniuk Sells 2,000,000 Shares of MX Gold Corp (MXL) Stock

MX Gold Corp (TSE:MXL) insider Daniel Omeniuk sold 2,000,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$0.16, for a total value of C$320,000.00. Daniel... 
Cowen and Company Reiterates “$11.00” Price Target for Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (DO)

Cowen and Company Reiterates “$11.00” Price Target for Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (DO)

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) received a $11.00 price target from equities researchers at Cowen and Company in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the offshore drilling... 
Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) Given “Buy” Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) Given “Buy” Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG restated their buy rating on shares of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. Deutsche Bank AG currently has a $114.00 price objective on the software maker’s... 
HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Given Buy Rating at Robert W. Baird

HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA) Given Buy Rating at Robert W. Baird

HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a $86.00 target price on the stock. Robert... 
Cowen and Company Analysts Give Transocean Ltd. (RIG) a $8.00 Price Target

Cowen and Company Analysts Give Transocean Ltd. (RIG) a $8.00 Price Target

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) has been assigned a $8.00 target price by Cowen and Company in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the offshore drilling services provider’s stock.... 
Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) Receives Hold Rating from Barclays PLC

Baidu, Inc. (BIDU) Receives Hold Rating from Barclays PLC

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Barclays PLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They presently have a $250.00 price objective... 
NuVasive’s (NUVA) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

NuVasive’s (NUVA) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Barclays PLC in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a $65.00 price target on the medical device company’s... 
Critical Contrast: Guidewire Software (GWRE) & Talend (TLND)

Critical Contrast: Guidewire Software (GWRE) & Talend (TLND)

Guidewire Software (NYSE: GWRE) and Talend (NASDAQ:TLND) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends,... 
Papa John’s International (PZZA) & Bojangles’ (BOJA) Financial Analysis

Papa John’s International (PZZA) & Bojangles’ (BOJA) Financial Analysis

Papa John’s International (NASDAQ: PZZA) and Bojangles’ (NASDAQ:BOJA) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional... 
Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT) versus Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast

Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT) versus Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast

Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT) is one of 28 public companies in the “Hospitality REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Hersha Hospitality Trust to similar businesses based on the... 
Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) Price Target Increased to $168.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) Price Target Increased to $168.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) had its target price lifted by Morgan Stanley from $138.00 to $168.00 in a research note published on Wednesday morning. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the oil and gas producer’s... 
Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd (ASM) Downgraded to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd (ASM) Downgraded to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd (NYSEMKT:ASM) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Avino Silver... 
Safestore Holdings Plc (SAFE) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Safestore Holdings Plc (SAFE) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Safestore Holdings Plc (LON:SAFE) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the six brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating... 
ImmuCell Corporation (ICCC) Upgraded to Hold at ValuEngine

ImmuCell Corporation (ICCC) Upgraded to Hold at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of ImmuCell Corporation (NASDAQ:ICCC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday. ImmuCell Corporation (NASDAQ:ICCC) traded up 3.43% on Wednesday, hitting $7.85. The stock had a trading... 
Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Wednesday morning. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment... 
Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) PT Set at $102.00 by Bank of America Corporation

Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) PT Set at $102.00 by Bank of America Corporation

Northern Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:NTRS) has been given a $102.00 target price by equities researchers at Bank of America Corporation in a report released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the... 
Meritor, Inc. (MTOR) Price Target Increased to $26.00 by Analysts at UBS AG

Meritor, Inc. (MTOR) Price Target Increased to $26.00 by Analysts at UBS AG

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) had its price objective boosted by investment analysts at UBS AG from $19.00 to $26.00 in a research report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the auto parts company’s... 
Head-To-Head Review: Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) and Everyday Health (EVDY)

Head-To-Head Review: Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) and Everyday Health (EVDY)

Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR) and Everyday Health (NYSE:EVDY) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst... 
Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.53 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.53 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts

Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks decreased their Q2 2018 earnings estimates for Brown & Brown in a report released on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Hughes now forecasts that... 
Head to Head Analysis: Commercial Metals (CMC) & Its Peers

Head to Head Analysis: Commercial Metals (CMC) & Its Peers

Commercial Metals (NYSE: CMC) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Steel” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Commercial Metals to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings,... 
Marchex (MCHX) vs. MDC Partners (MDCA) Head to Head Comparison

Marchex (MCHX) vs. MDC Partners (MDCA) Head to Head Comparison

Marchex (NASDAQ: MCHX) and MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations,... 
$45.90 Million in Sales Expected for Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC) This Quarter

$45.90 Million in Sales Expected for Hercules Capital, Inc. (HTGC) This Quarter

Analysts forecast that Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) will announce $45.90 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have provided estimates for Hercules Capital’s earnings,... 
Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Middlefield Banc Corp. (MBCN) Share Price

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Middlefield Banc Corp. (MBCN) Share Price

Media coverage about Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:MBCN) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and... 
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Forecasted to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $2.62 Per Share (CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Forecasted to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $2.62 Per Share (CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) – Stock analysts at Cormark increased their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited in a report issued on Wednesday. Cormark... 
Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL) Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group to “Outperform”

Merlin Entertainments PLC (MERL) Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group to “Outperform”

Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has GBX 440 ($5.85) price objective... 
Advaxis (ADXS) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Advaxis (ADXS) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media stories about Advaxis (NASDAQ:ADXS) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time.... 
Jefferies Group Weighs in on Phillips 66’s Q1 2018 Earnings (PSX)

Jefferies Group Weighs in on Phillips 66’s Q1 2018 Earnings (PSX)

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) – Analysts at Jefferies Group upped their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Phillips 66 in a note issued to investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst C. Goldman now expects that the oil and... 
Arctic Star Exploration Corp (ADD) Director Patrick Edward Power Purchases 100,000 Shares

Arctic Star Exploration Corp (ADD) Director Patrick Edward Power Purchases 100,000 Shares

Arctic Star Exploration Corp (TSE:ADD) Director Patrick Edward Power acquired 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 19th. The shares were purchased at an average price of C$0.11 per share,... 
Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) Given a $51.00 Price Target by Needham & Company LLC Analysts

Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) Given a $51.00 Price Target by Needham & Company LLC Analysts

Needham & Company LLC set a $51.00 target price on Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBT) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other analysts... 
Alcoa Corp (AA) Given a $44.00 Price Target at Berenberg Bank

Alcoa Corp (AA) Given a $44.00 Price Target at Berenberg Bank

Berenberg Bank set a $44.00 price target on Alcoa Corp (NYSE:AA) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the industrial products company’s stock. A number of other brokerages... 
Domtar Corporation (UFS) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Domtar Corporation (UFS) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSE:UFS) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with... 
Achmea Investment Management B.V. Sells 31,554 Shares of Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)

Achmea Investment Management B.V. Sells 31,554 Shares of Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)

Achmea Investment Management B.V. reduced its holdings in shares of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) by 50.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional... 
Kansas City Southern (KSU) versus Its Rivals Critical Comparison

Kansas City Southern (KSU) versus Its Rivals Critical Comparison

Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) is one of 28 public companies in the “Ground Freight & Logistics” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Kansas City Southern to related businesses... 
Reviewing Allstate Corporation (The) (ALL) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B)

Reviewing Allstate Corporation (The) (ALL) & Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B)

Allstate Corporation (The) (NYSE: ALL) and Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-B) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings,... 
Lord Abbett & CO. LLC Has $49.57 Million Holdings in iRobot Corporation (IRBT)

Lord Abbett & CO. LLC Has $49.57 Million Holdings in iRobot Corporation (IRBT)

Lord Abbett & CO. LLC reduced its stake in shares of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) by 16.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 589,109 shares of the industrial products...