The Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

The Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: window._wpemojiSettings = {“baseUrl”:”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/72×72/”,”ext”:”.png”,”source”:{“concatemoji”:”http://www.analystratings.com/wp-includes/js/wp-emoji-release.min.js?ver=4.5.4″}}; !function(a,b,c){function d(a){var c,d,e,f=b.createElement(“canvas”),g=f.getContext&&f.getContext(“2d”),h=String.fromCharCode;if(!g||!g.fillText)return!1;switch(g.textBaseline=”top”,g.font=”600 32px Arial”,a){case”flag”:return g.fillText(h(55356,56806,55356,56826),0,0),f.toDataURL().length>3e3;case”diversity”:return g.fillText(h(55356,57221),0,0),c=g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data,d=c[0]+”,”+c[1]+”,”+c[2]+”,”+c[3],g.fillText(h(55356,57221,55356,57343),0,0),c=g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data,e=c[0]+”,”+c[1]+”,”+c[2]+”,”+c[3],d!==e;case”simple”:return g.fillText(h(55357,56835),0,0),0!==g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data[0];case”unicode8″:return g.fillText(h(55356,57135),0,0),0!==g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data[0]}return!1}function e(a){var c=b.createElement(“script”);c.src=a,c.type=”text/javascript”,b.getElementsByTagName(“head”)[0].appendChild(c)}var f,g,h,i;for(i=Array(“simple”,”flag”,”unicode8″,”diversity”),c.supports={everything:!0,everythingExceptFlag:!0},h=0;h var sampling_active = 0; var sampling_rate = 100; var do_request = false; if ( !sampling_active ) { do_request = true; } else { var num = Math.floor(Math.random() * sampling_rate) + 1; do_request = ( 1 === num ); } if ( do_request ) { /* Create XMLHttpRequest object and set variables */ var xhr = ( window.XMLHttpRequest )…

The CardConnect Corp. (CCN) Given a $12.00 Price Target by Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts

The CardConnect Corp. (CCN) Given a $12.00 Price Target by Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts

Cantor Fitzgerald set a $12.00 price target on CardConnect Corp. (NYSE:CCN) in a research note released on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has a a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on CCN. BTIG Research set a $14.00 target price on CardConnect Corp. and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Sunday, November 6th. Piper Jaffray Cos. assumed coverage on CardConnect Corp. in a report on Friday, August 12th. They issued an overweight rating and a…

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirmed Hold Rating for TrueCar Inc. (TRUE)

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirmed Hold Rating for TrueCar Inc. (TRUE)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued their hold rating on shares of TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) in a report published on Friday. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on TRUE. B. Riley restated a buy rating and set a $14.50 target price on shares of TrueCar in a report on Wednesday, November 9th. Loop Capital assumed coverage on shares of TrueCar in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. They set a hold rating and a $11.00 target price on the stock. Craig Hallum restated a hold rating on shares…

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirmed “Hold” Rating for Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (KORS)

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirmed “Hold” Rating for Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (KORS)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:KORS) in a report issued on Friday morning. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a $44.00 price objective on the lifestyle brand’s stock. “Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Consumer Goods Companies: Michael Kors (NYSE: KORS), Sodastream (NASDAQ: SODA) and iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT) | Analyst Ratings window._wpemojiSettings = {“baseUrl”:”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/72×72/”,”ext”:”.png”,”source”:{“concatemoji”:”http://www.analystratings.com/wp-includes/js/wp-emoji-release.min.js?ver=4.5.4″}}; !function(a,b,c){function d(a){var c,d,e,f=b.createElement(“canvas”),g=f.getContext&&f.getContext(“2d”),h=String.fromCharCode;if(!g||!g.fillText)return!1;switch(g.textBaseline=”top”,g.font=”600 32px Arial”,a){case”flag”:return g.fillText(h(55356,56806,55356,56826),0,0),f.toDataURL().length>3e3;case”diversity”:return g.fillText(h(55356,57221),0,0),c=g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data,d=c[0]+”,”+c[1]+”,”+c[2]+”,”+c[3],g.fillText(h(55356,57221,55356,57343),0,0),c=g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data,e=c[0]+”,”+c[1]+”,”+c[2]+”,”+c[3],d!==e;case”simple”:return g.fillText(h(55357,56835),0,0),0!==g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data[0];case”unicode8″:return g.fillText(h(55356,57135),0,0),0!==g.getImageData(16,16,1,1).data[0]}return!1}function e(a){var c=b.createElement(“script”);c.src=a,c.type=”text/javascript”,b.getElementsByTagName(“head”)[0].appendChild(c)}var f,g,h,i;for(i=Array(“simple”,”flag”,”unicode8″,”diversity”),c.supports={everything:!0,everythingExceptFlag:!0},h=0;h<i.length;h++)c.supports[i[h]]=d(i[h]),c.supports.everything=c.supports.everything&&c.supports[i[h]],"flag"!==i[h]&&(c.supports.everythingExceptFlag=c.supports.everythingExceptFlag&&c.supports[i[h]]);c.supports.everythingExceptFlag=c.supports.everythingExceptFlag&&!c.supports.flag,c.DOMReady=!1,c.readyCallback=function(){c.DOMReady=!0},c.supports.everything||(g=function(){c.readyCallback()},b.addEventListener?(b.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded",g,!1),a.addEventListener("load",g,!1)):(a.attachEvent("onload",g),b.attachEvent("onreadystatechange",function(){"complete"===b.readyState&&c.readyCallback()})),f=c.source||{},f.concatemoji?e(f.concatemoji):f.wpemoji&&f.twemoji&&(e(f.twemoji),e(f.wpemoji)))}(window,document,window._wpemojiSettings); img.wp-smiley, img.emoji { display: inline !important; border: none !important; box-shadow: none !important; height: 1em…

The Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Price Target Raised to GBX 140 at Peel Hunt

The Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Price Target Raised to GBX 140 at Peel Hunt

Watkin Jones PLC (LON:WJG) had its price objective hoisted by equities research analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 130 ($1.62) to GBX 140 ($1.75) in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target indicates a potential upside of 18.64% from the stock’s current price. Shares of Watkin Jones PLC (LON:WJG) opened at 120.00 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 119.68 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 112.71. Watkin…

The Peel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Kier Group plc (KIE)

The Peel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Kier Group plc (KIE)

Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Peel Hunt in a research report issued on Thursday. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on KIE. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Kier Group plc in a research note on Friday, September 23rd. Jefferies Group lowered their target price on shares of Kier Group plc from GBX 1,500 ($18.74) to GBX 1,430 ($17.87) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on…

The Carlisle Cos. Inc. (CSL) Insider Sells $5,729,416.20 in Stock

The Carlisle Cos. Inc. (CSL) Insider Sells $5,729,416.20 in Stock

Carlisle Cos. Inc. (NYSE:CSL) insider John W. Altmeyer sold 51,505 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $111.24, for a total value of $5,729,416.20. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 210,565 shares in the company, valued at approximately $23,423,250.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Carlisle Cos. Inc. (NYSE:CSL) opened at 113.05 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of…

The Insider Selling: Phillips 66 (PSX) Chairman Sells $6,358,254.20 in Stock

The Insider Selling: Phillips 66 (PSX) Chairman Sells $6,358,254.20 in Stock

Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) Chairman Greg C. Garland sold 76,165 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.48, for a total transaction of $6,358,254.20. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 96,325 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,041,211. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) opened at 83.00 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of…

The Insider Selling: MasterCard Inc. (MA) Major Shareholder Sells $7,548,538.56 in Stock

The Insider Selling: MasterCard Inc. (MA) Major Shareholder Sells $7,548,538.56 in Stock

MasterCard Inc. (NYSE:MA) major shareholder Foundation Mastercard sold 72,624 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.94, for a total transaction of $7,548,538.56. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 114,302,251 shares in the company, valued at approximately $11,880,575,968.94. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are…

The Insider Selling: Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK) Chairman Sells $9,375,000.00 in Stock

The Insider Selling: Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK) Chairman Sells $9,375,000.00 in Stock

Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (NYSE:SWK) Chairman John F. Lundgren sold 75,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $125.00, for a total value of $9,375,000.00. Following the sale, the chairman now directly owns 603,677 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $75,459,625. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (NYSE:SWK) opened at 123.03 on Thursday. Stanley Black &…

The 146,030 Shares of American Express Co. (AXP) Stock are sold by Ashwini Gupta

The 146,030 Shares of American Express Co. (AXP) Stock are sold by Ashwini Gupta

American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP) insider Ashwini Gupta sold 146,030 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.28, for a total value of $10,555,048.40. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 298,910 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $21,605,214.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Ashwini Gupta also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, October 21st, Ashwini Gupta…

The Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) Chairman Sells $15,540,863.55 in Stock

The Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) Chairman Sells $15,540,863.55 in Stock

Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE:CAH) Chairman George S. Barrett sold 217,995 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.29, for a total transaction of $15,540,863.55. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 682,226 shares in the company, valued at $48,635,891.54. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE:CAH) opened at 70.83 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $22.67…

The Nice Systems’ (NICE) “Buy” Rating Reiterate at JMP Securities

The Nice Systems’ (NICE) “Buy” Rating Reiterate at JMP Securities

JMP Securities reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Nice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) in a report issued on Friday. NICE has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Nice Systems from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Imperial Capital reissued an outperform rating and set a $74.00 price target on shares of Nice Systems in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th. Chardan Capital increased their price target on Nice Systems from $70.00 to $72.00 and…

The Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA) Upgrade to Buy at The Zacks Investment Research

The Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA) Upgrade to Buy at The Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $15.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Momenta’s third-quarter results were encouraging with the company reporting narrower-than-expected loss and revenues surpassing expectations. Momenta received a boost with the FDA approval of Glatopa (a generic version of Copaxone; 20 mg). The drug has captured nearly 40% of the once-daily Copaxone (20 mg) market. Momenta’s efforts to develop its…

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrade Tilly’s Inc (TLYS) to Hold

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrade Tilly’s Inc (TLYS) to Hold

Tilly's Inc (NASDAQ:TLYS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Tilly’s, Inc. is a specialty retailer in the action sports industry selling clothing, shoes and accessories. The Company distributes t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, shorts, pants, jeans, sweaters, swimwear, shoes and accessories for men, women and kids through its website. It sells denim apparel and cologne for guys, boys and juniors and apparel, footwear and accessories for juniors and girls under RSQ, Full Tilt, Blue Crown…

The Westpac Banking Corp. (WBK) Upgrade to “Hold” by The Zacks Investment Research

The Westpac Banking Corp. (WBK) Upgrade to “Hold” by The Zacks Investment Research

Westpac Banking Corp. (NYSE:WBK) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Westpac Banking Corp. provides a broad range of banking and financial services. The company offers general banking services to retail, commercial, and institutional customers and provides investment management and insurance. For institutional and international clients, Westpac provides working capital loans, trade financing, foreign currency loans, leveraged leasing, project finance loans, and interest rate and currency products. “ Separately, JPMorgan Chase &…

The Endo International PLC (ENDP) PT Decreased to $25.00

The Endo International PLC (ENDP) PT Decreased to $25.00

Endo International PLC (NASDAQ:ENDP) had its price objective lowered by Mizuho from $29.00 to $25.00 in a report published on Friday morning. Mizuho currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Endo International PLC in a research report on Tuesday, November 8th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of Endo International PLC in a research report on…

The Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK) Given New $20.00 Price Target at Telsey Advisory Group

The Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK) Given New $20.00 Price Target at Telsey Advisory Group

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:PNK) had its price target boosted by Telsey Advisory Group from $18.00 to $20.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday. They currently have an outperform rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also recently commented on PNK. TheStreet cut shares of Pinnacle Entertainment from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, October 10th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Pinnacle Entertainment from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, October…

The Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD) CEO Sold $1,478,500.00 in Stock

The Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD) CEO Sold $1,478,500.00 in Stock

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) CEO Roy M. Whitehead sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.57, for a total value of $1,478,500.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 387,860 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $11,469,020.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) opened at 30.65 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of…