Stocks: The Medicines Company (MDCO) Receives News Impact Score of 0.69

Stocks: The Medicines Company (MDCO) Receives News Impact Score of 0.69

News stories about The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) have been trending very positive recently, Alpha One reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Medicines Company earned a news impact score of 0.69 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news articles about the company an impact score…

Stocks: Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for DHX Media Ltd’s FY2017 Earnings (DHXM)

Stocks: Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for DHX Media Ltd’s FY2017 Earnings (DHXM)

DHX Media Ltd (NASDAQ:DHXM) – Investment analysts at Cormark issued their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of DHX Media in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Cormark analyst D. Mcfadgen forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.19 for the year. Cormark also issued estimates for DHX Media’s FY2018 earnings at $0.23 EPS. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. National Bank Financial restated an “outperform market weight” rating on shares of DHX Media in a research report on…

Stocks: ProAssurance (PRA) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.57

Stocks: ProAssurance (PRA) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.57

Press coverage about ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA) has trended very positive on Wednesday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ProAssurance earned a news sentiment score of 0.57 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 100 out of 100, indicating…

Stocks: Hillenbrand (HI) Getting Very Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

Stocks: Hillenbrand (HI) Getting Very Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

News stories about Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) have been trending very positive on Wednesday, according to Alpha One Sentiment. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hillenbrand earned a media sentiment score of 0.57 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of…

Stocks: Very Positive Press Coverage Likely to Affect Franklin Electric (FELE) Stock Price

Stocks: Very Positive Press Coverage Likely to Affect Franklin Electric (FELE) Stock Price

Media coverage about Franklin Electric (NASDAQ:FELE) has trended very positive this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Electric earned a media sentiment score of 0.69 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the industrial products company an impact…

Stocks: Magna International (MGA) Earns News Impact Score of 0.57

Stocks: Magna International (MGA) Earns News Impact Score of 0.57

News articles about Magna International (NYSE:MGA) (TSE:MG) have been trending very positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Magna International earned a news impact score of 0.57 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 0 out…

Stocks: Israel Chemicals (ICL) Receiving Very Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Stocks: Israel Chemicals (ICL) Receiving Very Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Press coverage about Israel Chemicals (NYSE:ICL) has trended very positive on Wednesday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Israel Chemicals earned a news sentiment score of 0.57 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 0 out…

Stocks: Raymond James Financial, Inc. Upgrades CU Bancorp (CUNB) to Outperform

Stocks: Raymond James Financial, Inc. Upgrades CU Bancorp (CUNB) to Outperform

CU Bancorp (NASDAQ:CUNB) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc. from a “mkt perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note issued on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. FIG Partners upgraded shares of CU Bancorp from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. DA Davidson lowered shares of CU Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and boosted their target price…

Stocks: Atrium Mortgage Investment Corp (AI) Director Sells C$43,845.00 in Stock

Stocks: Atrium Mortgage Investment Corp (AI) Director Sells C$43,845.00 in Stock

Atrium Mortgage Investment Corp (TSE:AI) Director Nancy Lockhart sold 3,700 shares of Atrium Mortgage Investment Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$11.85, for a total value of C$43,845.00. Shares of Atrium Mortgage Investment Corp (TSE:AI) traded up 0.17% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $11.85. The stock had a trading volume of 1,600 shares. The stock has a market cap of $357.08 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.19. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $12.04…

Stocks: Ariana Resources plc (AAU) Given “Neutral” Rating at Shore Capital

Stocks: Ariana Resources plc (AAU) Given “Neutral” Rating at Shore Capital

Ariana Resources plc (LON:AAU)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Shore Capital in a report released on Wednesday. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Panmure Gordon restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2.46 ($0.03) target price on shares of Ariana Resources plc in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “speculative buy” rating on shares of Ariana Resources plc in a research note on Wednesday. Ariana Resources plc (LON:AAU) traded up 0.29% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching…

Stocks: Liberum Capital Reiterates Hold Rating for Debenhams Plc (DEB)

Stocks: Liberum Capital Reiterates Hold Rating for Debenhams Plc (DEB)

Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a report released on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They presently have a GBX 58 ($0.75) price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price points to a potential upside of 15.31% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on DEB. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 55 ($0.71) target price on shares of Debenhams Plc in a research report on Monday, January 16th….

Stocks: BMO Capital Markets Lowers Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCRN) Price Target to $15.00

Stocks: BMO Capital Markets Lowers Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCRN) Price Target to $15.00

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRN) had its price objective dropped by investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets from $18.00 to $15.00 in a report released on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The firm presently has an “outperform” rating on the business services provider’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price points to a potential upside of 24.38% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Cross Country Healthcare from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a…

Stocks: Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company

Stocks: Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company

Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Cowen and Company in a research report issued on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. FBR & Co set a $6.00 target price on shares of Curis and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 11th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Curis from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. One equities research…

Stocks: Insider Selling: Tucows Inc. (TC) Director Sells 9,531 Shares of Stock

Stocks: Insider Selling: Tucows Inc. (TC) Director Sells 9,531 Shares of Stock

Tucows Inc. (TSE:TC) (NYSE:TCX) Director Rawleigh Hazen Ralls sold 9,531 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$58.27, for a total value of C$555,371.37. Rawleigh Hazen Ralls also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Tucows Inc. (TSE:TC) traded up 0.43% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $77.75. The stock had a trading volume of 708 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $76.71 and a 200-day moving average of $59.39….

Stocks: Weyco Group, Inc. (WEYS) VP Sells $13,585.00 in Stock

Stocks: Weyco Group, Inc. (WEYS) VP Sells $13,585.00 in Stock

Weyco Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEYS) VP Dustin Combs sold 500 shares of Weyco Group stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.17, for a total transaction of $13,585.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 2,740 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $74,445.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Dustin Combs also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Weyco Group, Inc….

Stocks: Raymond James Financial, Inc. Lowers Cara Therapeutics Inc (CARA) Price Target to $28.00

Stocks: Raymond James Financial, Inc. Lowers Cara Therapeutics Inc (CARA) Price Target to $28.00

Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) had its target price lowered by equities researchers at Raymond James Financial, Inc. from $30.00 to $28.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The firm presently has a “market perform” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Raymond James Financial, Inc.’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 66.67% from the company’s current price. A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on CARA. CIBC raised their price objective on Cara Therapeutics from $28.00 to $29.00 in…

Stocks: J & J Snack Foods Corp (JJSF) Insider Sells $393,870.00 in Stock

Stocks: J & J Snack Foods Corp (JJSF) Insider Sells $393,870.00 in Stock

J & J Snack Foods Corp (NASDAQ:JJSF) insider Robert Joseph Pape sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $131.29, for a total transaction of $393,870.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 15,221 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,998,365.09. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of J & J Snack Foods Corp (NASDAQ:JJSF) traded up 0.24% during trading…

Stocks: Cantor Fitzgerald Reiterates “Hold” Rating for Computer Programs & Systems, Inc. (CPSI)

Stocks: Cantor Fitzgerald Reiterates “Hold” Rating for Computer Programs & Systems, Inc. (CPSI)

Computer Programs & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by Cantor Fitzgerald in a research note issued on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a $24.00 target price on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s target price suggests a potential downside of 29.10% from the stock’s previous close. CPSI has been the topic of several other reports. Dougherty & Co began coverage on shares of Computer Programs & Systems in a research report on Thursday, January 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $29.00 target price on the…

Stocks: Verastem Inc (VSTM) Director Acquires $73,500.00 in Stock

Stocks: Verastem Inc (VSTM) Director Acquires $73,500.00 in Stock

Verastem Inc (NASDAQ:VSTM) Director Timothy J. Barberich acquired 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 15th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $2.45 per share, for a total transaction of $73,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 69,462 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $170,181.90. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Shares of Verastem Inc (NASDAQ:VSTM) traded down 2.55% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $2.29….

Stocks: Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (MIW)

Stocks: Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.05 (MIW)

Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund (NYSEMKT:MIW) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 24th will be given a dividend of 0.0475 per share on Wednesday, May 31st. This represents a $0.57 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 22nd. Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund (NYSEMKT:MIW) remained flat at $13.75 on Wednesday. Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond Fund has a one year low of $12.34 and a one year high of $16.49….

Stocks: Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (EIM) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.05

Stocks: Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (EIM) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.05

Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (NYSE:EIM) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 24th will be given a dividend of 0.0521 per share on Wednesday, May 31st. This represents a $0.63 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.98%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 22nd. Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund has decreased its dividend by an average of 3.0% annually over the last three years. Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (NYSE:EIM) traded up 0.64% on Wednesday, hitting $12.64. The…

Stocks: Essex Property Trust Inc (ESS) Shares Sold by APG Asset Management N.V.

Stocks: Essex Property Trust Inc (ESS) Shares Sold by APG Asset Management N.V.

APG Asset Management N.V. decreased its stake in Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) by 36.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 14,168 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 8,000 shares during the period. APG Asset Management N.V.’s holdings in Essex Property Trust were worth $3,280,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Brookfield Asset Management Inc….

Stocks: APG Asset Management N.V. Reduces Stake in Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Stocks: APG Asset Management N.V. Reduces Stake in Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

APG Asset Management N.V. decreased its position in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) by 6.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,145,339 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 72,808 shares during the period. APG Asset Management N.V. owned 0.26% of Waste Management worth $83,518,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First…

Stocks: Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Clipper Realty Inc (CLPR) to Announce $0.08 EPS

Stocks: Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Clipper Realty Inc (CLPR) to Announce $0.08 EPS

Equities research analysts forecast that Clipper Realty Inc (NASDAQ:CLPR) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.08 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Clipper Realty’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.07 and the highest is $0.08. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Monday, August 21st. On average, analysts expect that Clipper Realty will report full-year earnings of $0.31 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.29 to $0.33. For the next financial…

Stocks: Matinas BioPharma Holdings Inc (MTNB) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Stocks: Matinas BioPharma Holdings Inc (MTNB) Announces Quarterly  Earnings Results

Matinas BioPharma Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MTNB) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported ($0.25) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.21. The company had revenue of $0.02 million during the quarter. Shares of Matinas BioPharma Holdings (NASDAQ:MTNB) traded up 0.0034% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $2.9701. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 128,087 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $264.50 million. Matinas BioPharma Holdings has a 12 month low of $0.48 and a 12 month high of $3.99….

Stocks: Onconova Therapeutics Inc (ONTX) Given a $6.00 Price Target by Maxim Group Analysts

Stocks: Onconova Therapeutics Inc (ONTX) Given a $6.00 Price Target by Maxim Group Analysts

Onconova Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ONTX) received a $6.00 target price from equities research analysts at Maxim Group in a report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Maxim Group’s target price suggests a potential upside of 194.12% from the company’s previous close. Separately, Laidlaw assumed coverage on Onconova Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. They set a “buy” rating and a $10.00 price target on the stock. Shares of Onconova Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ONTX) opened at 2.04 on Monday. The firm has…

Stocks: Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

Stocks: Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by stock analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research note issued to investors on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They presently have a $3.00 price objective on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 14.04% from the company’s current price. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Zynga from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.25 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday,…

Stocks: Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray Companies

Stocks: Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray Companies

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a note issued to investors on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a $3.00 price objective on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ target price indicates a potential downside of 14.04% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on ZNGA. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Zynga from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 9th. Cowen and Company restated an…

Stocks: Depomed Inc (DEPO) PT Set at $14.00 by Cantor Fitzgerald

Stocks: Depomed Inc (DEPO) PT Set at $14.00 by Cantor Fitzgerald

Depomed Inc (NASDAQ:DEPO) received a $14.00 target price from analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target indicates a potential upside of 25.11% from the stock’s current price. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott reissued a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 target price on shares of Depomed in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. Roth…

Stocks: Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Given a $22.00 Price Target by Royal Bank of Canada Analysts

Stocks: Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Given a $22.00 Price Target by Royal Bank of Canada Analysts

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) received a $22.00 price target from research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the apparel retailer’s stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 7.53% from the stock’s previous close. URBN has been the subject of a number of other reports. Wunderlich raised Urban Outfitters from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Credit Suisse Group AG…

Stocks: $283.8 Million in Sales Expected for InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK) This Quarter

Stocks: $283.8 Million in Sales Expected for InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INWK) to post $283.8 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for InnerWorkings’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $286.23 million and the lowest is $279.99 million. InnerWorkings reported sales of $269.22 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 5.4%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Monday, August 21st. According to Zacks, analysts expect that InnerWorkings will report full year sales…

Stocks: Global Self Storage Inc (SELF) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Stocks: Global Self Storage Inc (SELF) Announces Quarterly  Earnings Results

Global Self Storage Inc (NASDAQ:SELF) posted its earnings results on Monday. The financial services provider reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.75 million during the quarter. Global Self Storage (NASDAQ:SELF) opened at 4.94 on Wednesday. Global Self Storage has a one year low of $4.26 and a one year high of $5.96. The company has a 50-day moving average of $4.89 and a 200-day moving average of $4.76. The company has a market cap of $37.64 million…

Stocks: Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd (PME) Issues Earnings Results

Stocks: Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd (PME) Issues  Earnings Results

Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd (NASDAQ:PME) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter. Pingtan Marine Enterprise had a negative return on equity of 20.72% and a negative net margin of 149.59%. The firm had revenue of $5.66 million for the quarter. Shares of Pingtan Marine Enterprise (NASDAQ:PME) opened at 3.30 on Wednesday. Pingtan Marine Enterprise has a 52-week low of $0.84 and a 52-week high of $5.18. The stock’s market cap is $260.88 million. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $4.39…

Stocks: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (EEM)

Stocks: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (EEM)

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Investors acquired 142,995 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 127% compared to the average daily volume of 62,996 call options. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) opened at 41.34 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $39.94 and a 200-day moving average of $37.63. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a one year low of $31.70 and a one year high of $41.70. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx Company…

Stocks: Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Stocks: Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

News stories about Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE:HIG) have been trending positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hartford Financial Services Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.46 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media headlines about the insurance provider an impact score…

Stocks: Element Fleet Management Corp to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.76 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts (EFN)

Stocks: Element Fleet Management Corp to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.76 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts (EFN)

Element Fleet Management Corp (TSE:EFN) – Equities research analysts at National Bank Financial lowered their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Element Fleet Management Corp in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. National Bank Financial analyst J. Gloyn now anticipates that the financial services provider will earn $0.76 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $1.03. National Bank Financial currently has a “Sector Perform Market Weight” rating and a $14.00 target price on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research…

Stocks: VOXX International Corp (VOXX) Issues Earnings Results

Stocks: VOXX International Corp (VOXX) Issues  Earnings Results

VOXX International Corp (NASDAQ:VOXX) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The auto parts company reported $0.00 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.06. VOXX International Corp had a positive return on equity of 1.22% and a negative net margin of 0.12%. The firm had revenue of $167.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $174 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.22) earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.3% on a year-over-year basis….

Stocks: Wheatland Advisors Inc. Cuts Stake in BB&T Co. (BBT)

Stocks: Wheatland Advisors Inc. Cuts Stake in BB&T Co. (BBT)

Wheatland Advisors Inc. decreased its position in BB&T Co. (NYSE:BBT) by 5.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 92,686 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 4,952 shares during the period. BB&T Co. accounts for 3.7% of Wheatland Advisors Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 3rd largest position. Wheatland Advisors Inc.’s holdings in BB&T Co. were worth $4,143,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings…

Stocks: Ironwood Financial llc Boosts Stake in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)

Stocks: Ironwood Financial llc Boosts Stake in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)

Ironwood Financial llc raised its position in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) by 0.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 12,143 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 45 shares during the period. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 accounts for about 1.1% of Ironwood Financial llc’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest position. Ironwood Financial llc’s holdings in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 were worth $1,607,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also made changes…

Stocks: Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) Position Cut by Cascade Investment Advisors Inc.

Stocks: Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) Position Cut by Cascade Investment Advisors Inc.

Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. reduced its position in shares of Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) by 6.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 54,104 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 3,476 shares during the period. Weyerhaeuser makes up approximately 1.6% of Cascade Investment Advisors Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest position. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Weyerhaeuser were worth $1,838,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC….