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New Senior Investment Group (SNR) Releases FY 2019 Earnings Guidance

New Senior Investment Group (NYSE:SNR) issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.52-0.58 for the period. NYSE:SNR opened at $5.65 on Friday. New Senior Investment Group has a 12-month low of $4.04 and a 12-month high of $8.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.14, a current ratio of 3.74 and a quick ratio of 3.74. The stock has a market capitalization of $460.86 million, a P/E ratio of 7.38 and a beta of 1.01. SNR has been the subject of several recent... 
 

Barclays Lowers Kraft Heinz (KHC) to Equal Weight

Kraft Heinz (NASDAQ:KHC) was downgraded by Barclays from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note issued on Friday, The Fly reports. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Kraft Heinz from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. UBS Group downgraded Kraft Heinz from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday. Piper Jaffray Companies downgraded... 
 

Pluralsight (PS) & The Competition Critical Review

Pluralsight (NASDAQ: PS) is one of 51 publicly-traded companies in the “Computer programming, data processing, & other computer related” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Pluralsight to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Pluralsight and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold... 
 

Lattice Semiconductor (LSCC) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Cowen

Research analysts at Cowen assumed coverage on shares of Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm set an “outperform” rating and a $15.00 price target on the semiconductor company’s stock. Cowen’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 26.69% from the company’s current price. Several other research firms have also commented on LSCC. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Lattice Semiconductor from a “buy” rating to a “hold”... 
 

Eaton Vance Management Has $38.47 Million Position in Rockwell Automation (ROK)

Eaton Vance Management reduced its holdings in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) by 34.9% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 255,623 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 137,258 shares during the quarter. Eaton Vance Management owned approximately 0.21% of Rockwell Automation worth $38,466,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced... 
 

Unigold (UGD) Sets New 12-Month Low at $0.13

Shares of Unigold Inc. (CVE:UGD) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as C$0.13 and last traded at C$0.13, with a volume of 10500 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at C$0.15. The stock has a market cap of $6.39 million and a PE ratio of -10.00. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was originally reported by [[site]] and is the sole property of of [[site]]. If you are accessing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation... 
 

American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) Shares Bought by Boston Partners

Boston Partners boosted its position in American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) by 2.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,006,158 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 104,066 shares during the period. Boston Partners owned about 1.35% of American Homes 4 Rent worth $79,522,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced... 
 

GrafTech International Ltd (EAF) Shares Sold by Boston Partners

Boston Partners lowered its position in GrafTech International Ltd (NYSE:EAF) by 25.1% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 6,069,950 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,036,640 shares during the quarter. Boston Partners’ holdings in GrafTech International were worth $69,440,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its holdings in GrafTech International by 61.0% in the third... 
 

Caribbean Utilities (CUP.U) PT Raised to C$14.00 at TD Securities

Caribbean Utilities (TSE:CUP.U) had its target price raised by research analysts at TD Securities from C$13.00 to C$14.00 in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. TD Securities’ price objective would indicate a potential downside of 7.22% from the stock’s previous close. Separately, UBS Group raised Caribbean Utilities from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from C$12.00 to C$13.00 in a report on Thursday,... 
 

Comparing UCB (UCBJF) and Aclaris Therapeutics (ACRS)

UCB (OTCMKTS:UCBJF) and Aclaris Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACRS) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings for UCB and Aclaris Therapeutics, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score UCB 0 1 0 0 2.00 Aclaris Therapeutics 0 0 3 0 3.00 Aclaris... 
 

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Holdings Lifted by Corient Capital Partners LLC

Corient Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) by 15.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 20,784 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,835 shares during the period. Corient Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $1,420,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have... 
 

Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB) EVP Kevin W. Mooney Sells 15,728 Shares

Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) EVP Kevin W. Mooney sold 15,728 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.59, for a total value of $1,220,335.52. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 89,529 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,946,555.11. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Shares of NASDAQ:BLKB opened at $76.56 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a quick... 
 

Sailpoint Technologies Holdings Inc (SAIL) CEO Mark D. Mcclain Sells 33,000 Shares

Sailpoint Technologies Holdings Inc (NYSE:SAIL) CEO Mark D. Mcclain sold 33,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, February 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.72, for a total transaction of $1,046,760.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Shares of NYSE SAIL opened at $30.48 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2.76 billion, a P/E ratio of 762.00 and a beta of 1.78. Sailpoint Technologies Holdings Inc has a 12-month low of $18.35 and a 12-month... 
 

Diamondback Energy Inc (FANG) Shares Sold by CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC

CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC lowered its stake in shares of Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG) by 99.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,694 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after selling 356,386 shares during the period. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC’s holdings in Diamondback Energy were worth $342,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of... 
 

L Brands Inc (LB) Position Increased by Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its position in L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) by 7.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 8,934 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 600 shares during the quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc.’s holdings in L Brands were worth $229,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. The Manufacturers... 
 

Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) Shares Bought by Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. boosted its stake in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) by 7.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,400 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the period. Daiwa Securities Group Inc.’s holdings in Robert Half International were worth $252,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares... 
 

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Has $273,000 Holdings in Alliance Data Systems Co. (ADS)

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) by 5.8% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,822 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Daiwa Securities Group Inc.’s holdings in Alliance Data Systems were worth $273,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC Sells 21,213 Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC lowered its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) by 57.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 15,425 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 21,213 shares during the period. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC’s holdings in Fifth Third Bancorp were worth $363,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FITB. UMB Bank N A MO grew its holdings in Fifth Third Bancorp by 3.0% during... 
 

DiamondRock Hospitality (DRH) Shares Bought by Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of DiamondRock Hospitality (NYSE:DRH) by 6.0% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 31,942 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,800 shares during the quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc.’s holdings in DiamondRock Hospitality were worth $290,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mesirow Financial... 
 

Chicago Equity Partners LLC Invests $173,000 in SITE Centers Corp. (SITC) Stock

Chicago Equity Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of SITE Centers Corp. (NASDAQ:SITC) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 15,640 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $173,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. State of Alaska Department of Revenue purchased a new stake in SITE Centers during the fourth quarter valued at $732,000. Virtu Financial LLC bought a new position in SITE... 
 

Chicago Equity Partners LLC Takes $246,000 Position in O’Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY)

Chicago Equity Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund purchased 715 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $246,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Sigma Planning Corp raised its position in O’Reilly Automotive by 5.2% in the fourth quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 610 shares of the specialty retailer’s... 
 

Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc. Cuts Stake in Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)

Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc. trimmed its position in Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) by 1.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 358,861 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 6,233 shares during the period. Exxon Mobil makes up approximately 1.1% of Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest holding. Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc.’s holdings... 
 

Brokerages Set Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSB) Price Target at $2,950.83

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON:RDSB) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,950.83 ($38.56). Several research firms recently weighed in on RDSB. Deutsche Bank lowered Royal Dutch... 
 

Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Shares Bought by Capital International Sarl

Capital International Sarl grew its stake in Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) by 22.4% in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 14,040 shares of the information services provider’s stock after buying an additional 2,567 shares during the period. Alphabet makes up 1.6% of Capital International Sarl’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th largest position. Capital International Sarl’s holdings in Alphabet were worth $16,756,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge... 
 

Head-To-Head Survey: ChinaCache International (CCIH) versus DXC Technology (DXC)

ChinaCache International (NASDAQ:CCIH) and DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for ChinaCache International and DXC Technology, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score ChinaCache... 
 

Axa Cuts Holdings in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Axa cut its stake in shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 2.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,464,303 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock after selling 100,007 shares during the period. Cisco Systems accounts for 0.8% of Axa’s holdings, making the stock its 14th largest position. Axa owned about 0.09% of Cisco Systems worth $217,188,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other... 
 

Athena Capital Advisors LLC Purchases Shares of 627 Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG)

Athena Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG) during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 627 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $33,000. Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC boosted its holdings in Public Service Enterprise Group by 11.6% during the fourth quarter. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 2,738... 
 

Nestlé (NESN) PT Set at CHF 86 by Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada set a CHF 86 price objective on Nestlé (VTX:NESN) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Baader Bank set a CHF 92 target price on Nestlé and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 19th. UBS Group set a CHF 90 target price on Nestlé and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, February 14th. Berenberg Bank set a CHF... 
 

CubeSmart (CUBE) Receives $31.54 Average PT from Brokerages

CubeSmart (NYSE:CUBE) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $31.54. CUBE has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Bank of America raised CubeSmart from a “neutral” rating... 
 

Comparing Rev Group (REVG) & Electrameccanica Vehs (ECCTD)

Rev Group (NYSE:REVG) and Electrameccanica Vehs (OTCMKTS:ECCTD) are both transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation. Profitability This table compares Rev Group and Electrameccanica Vehs’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Rev Group 0.55% 11.18% 4.60% Electrameccanica Vehs N/A N/A N/A Dividends Rev... 
 

Eli Lilly And Co (LLY) Major Shareholder Lilly Endowment Inc Sells 205,000 Shares

Eli Lilly And Co (NYSE:LLY) major shareholder Lilly Endowment Inc sold 205,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $122.48, for a total transaction of $25,108,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 117,641,684 shares in the company, valued at $14,408,753,456.32. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s... 
 

Steve Louden Sells 170,000 Shares of Roku Inc (ROKU) Stock

Roku Inc (NASDAQ:ROKU) CFO Steve Louden sold 170,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.24, for a total value of $9,050,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. ROKU opened at $51.48 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.81 billion, a PE ratio of -22.98 and a beta of 3.66. Roku Inc has a 12 month low of $26.30 and a 12 month high of $77.57. Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) last... 
 

ONE Gas Inc (OGS) Shares Bought by 361 Capital LLC

361 Capital LLC grew its stake in shares of ONE Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS) by 30.3% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 28,136 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 6,549 shares during the period. 361 Capital LLC owned approximately 0.05% of ONE Gas worth $2,240,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in OGS. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in ONE... 
 

Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals (HEMO) Shares Down 7.4%

Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals PLC (LON:HEMO)’s share price fell 7.4% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as GBX 2.64 ($0.03) and last traded at GBX 2.64 ($0.03). 200,000 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 98% from the average session volume of 8,010,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2.85 ($0.04). WARNING: “[[title]]” was reported by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of... 
 

Prairie Mining (PDZ) Trading Up 10%

Shares of Prairie Mining Ltd (LON:PDZ) were up 10% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 22 ($0.29) and last traded at GBX 22 ($0.29). Approximately 95,328 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 78% from the average daily volume of 441,202 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 20 ($0.26). ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: “[[title]]” was reported by [[site]] and is the property of of [[site]]. If you are accessing this piece of content on another publication, it was copied illegally... 
 

FARO Technologies, Inc. (FARO) Receives $63.25 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FARO) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $53.75. FARO has been the subject of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine... 
 

Brokerages Set BAE Systems plc (BA) Target Price at $617.18

Shares of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 615.82 ($8.05). A number of research firms have recently issued reports on BA. Credit Suisse Group raised BAE Systems to an “outperform”... 
 

Actelion (ALIOF) and Aurora Cannabis (ACB) Critical Analysis

Actelion (OTCMKTS:ALIOF) and Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Actelion and Aurora Cannabis, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Actelion 0 0 0 0 N/A Aurora Cannabis 0 2 0 0 2.00 Aurora... 
 

3i Group (III) Earns Buy Rating from Numis Securities

Numis Securities restated their buy rating on shares of 3i Group (LON:III) in a research note released on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 1,195 ($15.61) price target on the stock. Shares of LON III opened at GBX 950 ($12.41) on Tuesday. 3i Group has a 1 year low of GBX 694 ($9.07) and a 1 year high of GBX 975 ($12.74). In other 3i Group news, insider Kevin Dunn sold 8,574 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 823 ($10.75), for a total value of £70,564.02 ($92,204.39).... 
 

Contrasting Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Cambrex (CBM)

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Cambrex (NYSE:CBM) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability. Volatility and Risk Johnson & Johnson has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cambrex has a beta of 2.45, suggesting that its share price is 145% more volatile than the S&P 500. Institutional... 
 

Liquidmetal Technologies (LQMT) versus KMG Chemicals (KMG) Head to Head Survey

Liquidmetal Technologies (OTCMKTS:LQMT) and KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership 0.1% of Liquidmetal Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of KMG Chemicals shares are owned by institutional investors. 47.7% of Liquidmetal Technologies... 
 

Galectin Therapeutics (GALT) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Galectin Therapeutics Inc. is a drug development company engaged in the development new therapies for fibrotic disease and cancer. The Company uses its carbohydrate technology that targets galectin proteins, the key mediators of biologic and pathologic function. Galectin Therapeutics uses naturally occurring carbohydrate polymers with... 
 

Q1 2020 EPS Estimates for U.S. Silica Holdings Inc Reduced by Piper Jaffray Companies (SLCA)

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) – Analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies dropped their Q1 2020 earnings estimates for U.S. Silica in a report issued on Tuesday, February 19th. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst J. Watson now expects that the mining company will earn $0.00 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.01. Piper Jaffray Companies has a “Overweight” rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. U.S. Silica (NYSE:SLCA) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 19th. The mining company... 
 

Gladstone Capital Co. to Post Q1 2020 Earnings of $0.22 Per Share, Wedbush Forecasts (GLAD)

Gladstone Capital Co. (NASDAQ:GLAD) – Research analysts at Wedbush issued their Q1 2020 earnings per share estimates for shares of Gladstone Capital in a research note issued on Tuesday, February 19th. Wedbush analyst H. Coffey forecasts that the investment management company will earn $0.22 per share for the quarter. Wedbush also issued estimates for Gladstone Capital’s Q2 2020 earnings at $0.22 EPS, Q3 2020 earnings at $0.23 EPS, Q4 2020 earnings at $0.23 EPS, FY2020 earnings at $0.90 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $0.96 EPS. Several... 
 

Analysts Offer Predictions for Tivity Health Inc’s FY2019 Earnings (TVTY)

Tivity Health Inc (NASDAQ:TVTY) – Analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies lifted their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Tivity Health in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, February 20th. Piper Jaffray Companies analyst S. Wieland now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $2.73 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $2.42. Piper Jaffray Companies has a “Overweight” rating and a $29.00 price objective on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies also issued estimates... 
 

Brokers Issue Forecasts for Medtronic PLC’s FY2019 Earnings (MDT)

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) – Stock analysts at Oppenheimer boosted their FY2019 earnings estimates for shares of Medtronic in a report released on Wednesday, February 20th. Oppenheimer analyst S. Lichtman now forecasts that the medical technology company will post earnings of $5.15 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $5.13. Oppenheimer currently has a “Buy” rating and a $104.00 target price on the stock. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Medtronic’s Q4 2019 earnings at $1.47 EPS and FY2021 earnings... 
 

Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) Sees Large Volume Increase on Strong Earnings

Shares of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) saw an uptick in trading volume on Thursday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. 1,497,464 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 273% from the previous session’s volume of 401,222 shares.The stock last traded at $117.95 and had previously closed at $97.16. The company reported $1.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.14. Grand Canyon Education had a return on equity of 21.66% and a net margin of 23.60%.... 
 

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Trading 5.3% Higher Following Dividend Announcement

Shares of Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE) traded up 5.3% on Thursday after the company announced a dividend. The stock traded as high as $50.07 and last traded at $48.84. 3,059,167 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 280% from the average session volume of 805,479 shares. The stock had previously closed at $46.38. The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Tuesday, March 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized... 
 

Valvoline Inc Forecasted to Post Q3 2019 Earnings of $0.36 Per Share (VVV)

Valvoline Inc (NYSE:VVV) – Stock analysts at Seaport Global Securities decreased their Q3 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Valvoline in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, February 19th. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Harrison now forecasts that the basic materials company will post earnings per share of $0.36 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.37. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for Valvoline’s Q4 2019 earnings at $0.37 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $1.36 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings... 
 

Head-To-Head Survey: CAPITA GRP/ADR (CTAGY) and Conduent (CNDT)

CAPITA GRP/ADR (OTCMKTS:CTAGY) and Conduent (NYSE:CNDT) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends. Valuation & Earnings This table compares CAPITA GRP/ADR and Conduent’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio CAPITA GRP/ADR $5.46 billion 0.18 -$150.91... 
 
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