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Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR) Price Target Cut to $5.00

Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR) had its price target decreased by Morgan Stanley from $6.00 to $5.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on NBR. Citigroup reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $25.00 price objective on shares of Propetro in a research report on Tuesday, July 2nd. AltaCorp Capital reaffirmed a sector perform rating on shares of STEP Energy Services... 
 

aTyr Pharma (NASDAQ:LIFE) & Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) Critical Analysis

Aptose Biosciences (NASDAQ:APTO) and aTyr Pharma (NASDAQ:LIFE) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and dividends. Profitability This table compares Aptose Biosciences and aTyr Pharma’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Aptose Biosciences N/A -182.77% -152.74% aTyr Pharma N/A -81.33% -51.98% Analyst... 
 

Comparing Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) & Dropbox (NASDAQ:DBX)

Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) and Dropbox (NASDAQ:DBX) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Cadence Design Systems and Dropbox, as reported by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Cadence... 
 

BayCom (NASDAQ:BCML) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BayCom (NASDAQ:BCML) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “BayCom Corp provides commercial banking products and services to businesses and individuals. The company offers deposit products, loans, online banking, cash management and banking services. BayCom Corp, formerly known as Bay Commercial Bank, is based in Walnut Creek, California. “ Several other research analysts have also recently... 
 

Northfield Bancorp (NASDAQ:NFBK) Lifted to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Northfield Bancorp (NASDAQ:NFBK) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. NFBK has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Western New England Bancorp in a report on Saturday, June 29th. TheStreet cut Trade Desk from a b- rating to a c- rating in a research note on Thursday, May 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to... 
 

Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) Raised to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report report published on Saturday morning, BidAskClub reports. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. BTIG Research raised their price objective on Paypal from $114.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, May 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Canaccord Genuity lowered their price objective on Jamieson Wellness from C$23.00 to C$20.00 in a research report... 
 

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday morning, BidAskClub reports. QCOM has been the subject of several other research reports. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $60.00 price target on QUALCOMM and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Evercore ISI upgraded QUALCOMM from an in-line rating to an outperform rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Cfra set a $80.00 price target on QUALCOMM and gave the company a buy... 
 

Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Buy”

ValuEngine cut shares of Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Friday, ValuEngine reports. Several other research firms also recently commented on OMCL. BidaskClub downgraded Amyris from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, June 27th. Craig Hallum upgraded PROS from a hold rating to a buy rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $36.00 to $60.00 in a report on Friday, April 26th. TheStreet downgraded Trinity Industries from a b rating to a c rating in a... 
 

Encana (NYSE:ECA) Price Target Lowered to $6.00 at Morgan Stanley

Encana (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) had its target price lowered by Morgan Stanley from $6.50 to $6.00 in a report issued on Friday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm currently has an equal weight rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. TheStreet upgraded ExOne from a d rating to a c rating in a report on Thursday, March 14th. Raymond James restated an average rating and set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Aeroflex in a report on Wednesday, May 1st. Goldman... 
 

Cigna (NYSE:CI) Price Target Cut to $207.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Cigna (NYSE:CI) had its price target reduced by Morgan Stanley from $241.00 to $207.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have an overweight rating on the health services provider’s stock. CI has been the topic of a number of other reports. Citigroup raised shares of Atara Biotherapeutics from a sell rating to a neutral rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $23.00 to $24.00 in a research note on Monday, June 3rd. Barclays set a $24.00 target price on shares of Tenet... 
 

Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) Given New $79.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank

Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) had its target price raised by Deutsche Bank from $75.00 to $79.00 in a research report released on Friday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have a buy rating on the transportation company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Bank of America raised shares of Air Products & Chemicals from an underperform rating to a neutral rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $170.00 to $215.00 in a report on Thursday, April 25th.... 
 

Head-To-Head Comparison: Information Analysis (OTCMKTS:IAIC) vs. National Instruments (OTCMKTS:NATI)

National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI) and Information Analysis (OTCMKTS:IAIC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 79.5% of National Instruments shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of National Instruments shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.4% of Information Analysis... 
 

CHURCHILL CAP C/SH (NYSE:CCC) & Her Imports (NYSE:HHER) Financial Analysis

CHURCHILL CAP C/SH (NYSE:CCC) and Her Imports (OTCMKTS:HHER) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Insider & Institutional Ownership 79.7% of CHURCHILL CAP C/SH shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of CHURCHILL CAP C/SH shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Her Imports shares are held by insiders.... 
 

Critical Analysis: Ablynx (OTCMKTS:ABLYF) & Outlook Therapeutics (OTCMKTS:OTLK)

Ablynx (OTCMKTS:ABLYF) and Outlook Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OTLK) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk and profitability. Volatility & Risk Ablynx has a beta of 1.99, suggesting that its stock price is 99% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Outlook Therapeutics has a beta of -0.86, suggesting that its stock price is 186% less volatile than the S&P... 
 

SSE’s (SSE) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank restated their hold rating on shares of SSE (LON:SSE) in a report issued on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on SSE. HSBC started coverage on Canada Goose in a research report on Monday, May 20th. They issued a buy rating and a $48.32 price objective for the company. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 6,350 ($82.97) price objective on AstraZeneca and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, March 29th. Jefferies Financial Group reissued a buy rating... 
 

Relx (LON:REL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank restated their hold rating on shares of Relx (LON:REL) in a research note published on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on REL. Goldman Sachs Group raised Las Vegas Sands to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 11th. UBS Group set a $54.00 target price on Westlake Chemical and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $195.00 target price on bluebird bio and gave the stock a buy rating in a report... 
 

Deutsche Bank Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC)

Deutsche Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC) in a research report report published on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. SGC has been the topic of several other research reports. Citigroup set a $221.00 target price on shares of 3M and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $30.00 target price on shares of Shaw Communications and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 10th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed... 
 

US Xpress Enterprises (NYSE:USX) Stock Rating Lowered by Bank of America

Bank of America downgraded shares of US Xpress Enterprises (NYSE:USX) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Separately, Stephens set a $112.00 target price on Genesee & Wyoming and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Monday, July 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. US Xpress Enterprises currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target... 
 

Urstadt Biddle Properties (NYSE:UBA) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Urstadt Biddle Properties (NYSE:UBA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Urstadt Biddle Properties is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust that provides investors with an investment vehicle for participating in ownership of income-producing properties. Their core properties consist principally of community shopping centers located in the northeast. “ Separately, TheStreet downgraded shares of Wayside... 
 

Redfin (NASDAQ:RDFN) PT Set at $30.00 by Wedbush

Wedbush set a $30.00 target price on Redfin (NASDAQ:RDFN) in a research report sent to investors on Friday, TipRanks reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on RDFN. Susquehanna Bancshares restated a neutral rating on shares of Redfin in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Stephens upgraded Redfin from an underweight rating to an overweight rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $18.00 to $23.00 in a research note on Monday, June 10th. SunTrust Banks... 
 

EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) PT Set at $5.00 by Northland Securities

Northland Securities set a $5.00 price target on EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) in a research report report published on Friday, TipRanks reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on the company. Lake Street Capital set a $5.00 price target on EMCORE and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research cut ExlService from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 10th. ValuEngine raised... 
 

ValuEngine Lowers Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China (OTCMKTS:IDCBY) to Sell

ValuEngine lowered shares of Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China (OTCMKTS:IDCBY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Friday morning, ValuEngine reports. Shares of Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China stock opened at $14.04 on Friday. Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China has a one year low of $12.88 and a one year high of $15.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $249.66 billion, a P/E ratio of 5.64 and a beta of 1.02. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $14.41. The business also recently disclosed an annual... 
 

Quebecor (TSE:QBR.B) PT Lowered to C$37.00

Quebecor (TSE:QBR.B) had its target price reduced by TD Securities from C$38.00 to C$37.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, BayStreet.CA reports. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity raised shares of Fortuna Silver Mines from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, March 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. CIBC lifted their target price on shares of Quebecor from C$34.00 to C$35.00... 
 

First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) Short Interest Up 13.4% in June

First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 47,300 shares, a growth of 13.4% from the May 30th total of 41,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.8 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. In other news, Director Frank Czeschin bought 3,592 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 13th. The shares were... 
 

Investment Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for July, 15th (ABB, BMWYY, CPCAY, CRVS, DDAIF, EBAY, FCAU, PUGOY, RACE, RNLSY)

Investment Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Monday, July 15th: ABB (NYSE:ABB) had its sell rating reiterated by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. The firm currently has a $18.00 target price on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc initiated coverage on shares of BAYERISCHE MOTO/S (OTCMKTS:BMWYY). The firm issued a neutral rating on the stock. CATHAY PAC AIRW/S (OTCMKTS:CPCAY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAY’s principal activity... 
 

Morpheus.Network (MRPH) Trading 15.1% Higher This Week

Morpheus.Network (CURRENCY:MRPH) traded up 33.5% against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 21:00 PM Eastern on July 15th. One Morpheus.Network token can currently be bought for approximately $0.20 or 0.00001786 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges. During the last seven days, Morpheus.Network has traded 15.1% higher against the U.S. dollar. Morpheus.Network has a total market cap of $6.21 million and $582,454.00 worth of Morpheus.Network was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Here is how other cryptocurrencies have performed... 
 

Sino-Global Shipping America (NASDAQ:SINO) Share Price Passes Below Fifty Day Moving Average of $0.73

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO)’s stock price crossed below its fifty day moving average during trading on Monday . The stock has a fifty day moving average of $0.73 and traded as low as $0.73. Sino-Global Shipping America shares last traded at $0.73, with a volume of 3,606 shares changing hands. Separately, TheStreet lowered shares of Tribune Publishing from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, May 20th. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $0.73. Sino-Global Shipping... 
 

Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) Short Interest Update

Kosmos Energy Ltd (NYSE:KOS) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 19,524,900 shares, a decrease of 9.1% from the May 30th total of 21,480,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,290,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 6.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. A number of brokerages have weighed in on KOS. Zacks Investment Research lowered ExlService from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating... 
 

Zacks: Analysts Expect 3D Systems Co. (NYSE:DDD) to Announce -$0.04 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect 3D Systems Co. (NYSE:DDD) to report ($0.04) earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have made estimates for 3D Systems’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.02 and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.06). 3D Systems posted earnings of $0.06 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 166.7%. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 7th. On average,... 
 

James Hardie Industries plc (NYSE:JHX) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of James Hardie Industries plc (NYSE:JHX) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the five research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. Separately, UBS Group lowered shares of CR AGRICOLE S A/ADR from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, May 20th. Hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

Short Interest in Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) Declines By 6.4%

Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,110,800 shares, a drop of 6.4% from the May 30th total of 5,460,400 shares. Approximately 3.0% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 1,050,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.9 days. EXPD traded down $0.05 during trading on Monday, reaching $74.10. 4,882 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared... 
 

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 5,987,000 shares, a growth of 17.4% from the May 30th total of 5,099,200 shares. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 2,740,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. PSX stock opened at $100.33 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 1.31. The firm has a market capitalization... 
 

Goldman Sachs Group Initiates Coverage on Home Depot (NYSE:HD)

Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on shares of Home Depot (NYSE:HD) in a report published on Thursday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $235.00 price target on the home improvement retailer’s stock. Several other brokerages have also recently commented on HD. Telsey Advisory Group reaffirmed a market perform rating and set a $5.00 price objective (down previously from $7.50) on shares of Tile Shop in a research note on Wednesday, May 1st. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a hold rating and set... 
 

The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) Downgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of GenMark Diagnostics from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 24th. Barrington Research reiterated a buy rating and issued a $22.00 price target on shares of The Hackett Group in a research note on Friday, June 14th. One analyst has rated the... 
 

Granite Construction (NYSE:GVA) Downgraded to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of Granite Construction (NYSE:GVA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning, ValuEngine reports. GVA has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of EXACT Sciences from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. B. Riley reissued a buy rating on shares of Insight Enterprises in a report on Monday, April 29th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Koninklijke KPN from a neutral rating to a buy rating... 
 

Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) Raised to “Neutral” at UBS Group

UBS Group upgraded shares of Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, Benzinga reports. UBS Group currently has $7.53 target price on the bank’s stock. DB has been the topic of a number of other reports. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a sell rating and set a $7.50 target price on shares of Deutsche Bank in a research report on Thursday, April 25th. ValuEngine lowered Welbilt from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, June 12th. HSBC reaffirmed a hold... 
 

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Raised to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Thursday morning, BidAskClub reports. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on MU. Citigroup cut shares of Biogen from a buy rating to a neutral rating and decreased their price objective for the company from $470.00 to $230.00 in a report on Thursday, March 21st. UBS Group set a €45.00 ($52.33) price objective on shares of Fuchs Petrolub and gave the company a buy rating in a report... 
 

M&T Bank (NYSE:MTB) Downgraded by Citigroup

Citigroup downgraded shares of M&T Bank (NYSE:MTB) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage currently has $163.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock, down from their previous price objective of $172.00. Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Wedbush increased their price objective on shares of Wintrust Financial from $79.00 to $80.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Tuesday,... 
 

B. Riley Reiterates “$33.00” Price Target for Axos Financial (NYSE:AX)

B. Riley set a $33.00 price objective on Axos Financial (NYSE:AX) in a research note published on Thursday morning, Stock Target Advisor reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Axos Financial’s Q1 2020 earnings at $0.65 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings at $0.69 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $0.90 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.71 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $2.95 EPS. AX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Flagstar Bancorp from a hold rating to a buy... 
 

Amneal Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:AMRX) Downgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to Sector Perform

Royal Bank of Canada cut shares of Amneal Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:AMRX) from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research note released on Thursday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. Royal Bank of Canada currently has $6.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $11.00. AMRX has been the subject of a number of other reports. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $92.00 price objective on Wintrust Financial and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, July 8th. Raymond James lifted their price objective... 
 

Morgan Stanley Lowers Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) Price Target to $86.00

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) had its target price cut by Morgan Stanley from $94.00 to $86.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have an overweight rating on the stock. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on PM. Zacks Investment Research raised Investors Real Estate Trust Reit from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, May 23rd. Barclays reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of Royal Bank of Canada in a research report on Thursday,... 
 

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE:SID) Cut to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE:SID) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, ValuEngine reports. Several other research firms have also commented on SID. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hope Bancorp from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 17th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of China Telecom from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $53.90 price target for the company in a research report on Sunday, April 14th.... 
 

Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) Upgraded to “Buy” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. ROKU has been the topic of a number of other reports. Susquehanna Bancshares started coverage on shares of Roku in a report on Monday, April 22nd. They set a positive rating and a $80.00 target price on the stock. Guggenheim downgraded shares of Inflarx from a buy rating to a neutral rating and lowered their target price for the stock from $65.00 to $6.00 in a report on Wednesday, June 5th. Wedbush set a $18.00... 
 

Viking Energy Group (OTCMKTS:VKIN) vs. Dover Motorsports (OTCMKTS:DVD) Head to Head Analysis

Viking Energy Group (OTCMKTS:VKIN) and Dover Motorsports (NYSE:DVD) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Viking Energy Group and Dover Motorsports’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Viking... 
 

Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) & Brightsphere Investment Group (NYSE:BSIG) Head-To-Head Analysis

Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) and Brightsphere Investment Group (NYSE:BSIG) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends. Dividends Franklin Resources pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Brightsphere Investment Group does not pay a dividend. Franklin Resources pays out 32.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Franklin... 
 

Morgan Stanley Reiterates Equal weight Rating for Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)

Morgan Stanley reiterated their equal weight rating on shares of Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) in a report published on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. VSVS has been the topic of several other research reports. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of STMicroelectronics in a research report on Monday, April 15th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,800 ($23.52) price target on shares of in a research report on Monday, June 3rd. Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating on shares of Lookers... 
 

SVENSKA CELLULO/ADR (OTCMKTS:SVCBY) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of SVENSKA CELLULO/ADR (OTCMKTS:SVCBY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA is a hygiene and forest company. Its business segments consist of Personal Care, Tissue business and Forest Products business. It provides incontinence care, baby diapers, feminine care, publication papers, pulp, solid-wood products, toilet paper, kitchen rolls, facial tissue, handkerchiefs and napkins.... 
 

Exela Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELA) Short Interest Up 14.7% in June

Exela Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELA) was the target of a large increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,362,700 shares, an increase of 14.7% from the May 30th total of 1,188,200 shares. Approximately 3.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 155,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.8 days. XELA has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of ZovioInc . from a “sell”... 
 

AXA (EPA:CS) Given a €25.00 Price Target by Deutsche Bank Analysts

Deutsche Bank set a €25.00 ($29.07) price objective on AXA (EPA:CS) in a research note published on Friday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. CS has been the subject of a number of other reports. HSBC dropped their price objective on shares of Canada Goose from C$62.00 to C$55.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a research note on Monday, June 3rd. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a sector perform rating and set a GBX 485 ($6.34) price objective on shares of in a research note on Tuesday,... 
 

Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVTI) Sees Large Drop in Short Interest

Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVTI) saw a significant decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 224,500 shares, a decrease of 12.6% from the May 30th total of 257,000 shares. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 124,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Shares of CVTI traded up $0.13 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $13.62. The stock had a trading volume of 491,762 shares, compared to its average... 
 
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