The Short Interest in AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (MITT) Increases By 59.1%

The Short Interest in AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (MITT) Increases By 59.1%

AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (NYSE:MITT) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,097,366 shares, an increase of 59.1% from the November 15th total of 689,704 shares. Currently, 4.0% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 235,636 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 days. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its…

The Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group PLC (SAT) Insider Simon Clifton Purchases 2,500,000 Shares of Stock

The Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group PLC (SAT) Insider Simon Clifton Purchases 2,500,000 Shares of Stock

Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group PLC (LON:SAT) insider Simon Clifton acquired 2,500,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 21st. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 8 ($0.10) per share, with a total value of £200,000 ($248,231.35). Shares of Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group PLC (LON:SAT) opened at 7.75 on Friday. Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 4.11 and a 1-year high of GBX 9.25. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 7.40 and its 200 day moving…

The Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNAT) Forecasted to Post FY2016 Earnings of ($1.33) Per Share

The Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNAT) Forecasted to Post FY2016 Earnings of ($1.33) Per Share

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks decreased their FY2016 EPS estimates for shares of Conatus Pharmaceuticals in a research note issued on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks analyst J. Boris now anticipates that the brokerage will earn ($1.33) per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of ($1.26). SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Conatus Pharmaceuticals’ Q4 2016 earnings at ($0.37) EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.11 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $4.69 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $3.17 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $3.24 EPS. Several other equities…

The Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group

The Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Jefferies Group in a research note issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $90.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group’s target price indicates a potential upside of 17.79% from the company’s previous close. The analysts wrote, “IR shares are up ~40% YTD and ~14% since the end of 3Q16 (SP500 up ~12% and ~4%) as industry multiples continue to expand. However, we see a case for both multiple expansion and additional earnings outgrowth for 2017.”” Other…

The DA Davidson Increases Nanometrics Inc. (NANO) Price Target to $30.00

The DA Davidson Increases Nanometrics Inc. (NANO) Price Target to $30.00

Nanometrics Inc. (NASDAQ:NANO) had its price objective lifted by equities research analysts at DA Davidson to $30.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. DA Davidson’s price objective points to a potential upside of 17.60% from the stock’s current price. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Nanometrics from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $25.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, November 22nd. They noted that the move was…

The DCP Midstream Partners, LP (DPM) PT Raised to $32.00

The DCP Midstream Partners, LP (DPM) PT Raised to $32.00

DCP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DPM) had its price target upped by investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $27.00 to $32.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ target price suggests a potential downside of 16.88% from the company’s current price. A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on DPM. Wunderlich increased their price objective on DCP Midstream Partners, from $35.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August…

The The KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Now Covered by Seaport Global Securities

The The KEYW Holding Corp. (KEYW) Now Covered by Seaport Global Securities

Investment analysts at Seaport Global Securities started coverage on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:KEYW) in a research report issued on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, Chardan Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on shares of The KEYW Holding Corp. in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating…

The Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) Upgraded to “Buy” at Vetr Inc.

The Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) Upgraded to “Buy” at Vetr Inc.

Vetr upgraded shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) from a sell rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Monday. Vetr currently has $14.58 price target on the natural resource company’s stock. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on FCX. Jefferies Group set a $15.00 price target on Freeport-McMoRan and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Sunday, October 16th. Cowen and Company reiterated an outperform rating and issued a $20.00 price target (up previously from $15.00) on shares of Freeport-McMoRan in…

The Intel Corp. (INTC) Cut to Buy at Vetr Inc.

The Intel Corp. (INTC) Cut to Buy at Vetr Inc.

Vetr downgraded shares of Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Monday. They currently have $41.13 price target on the chip maker’s stock. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on INTC. reissued an underperform rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Intel Corp. in a report on Sunday, August 21st. BNP Paribas set a $37.00 price target on Intel Corp. and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Monday, August 22nd….

The Insider Buying: Riverstone Energy Ltd (RSE) Insider Acquires £194,550 in Stock

The Insider Buying: Riverstone Energy Ltd (RSE) Insider Acquires £194,550 in Stock

Riverstone Energy Ltd (LON:RSE) insider Pierre F. Lapeyre Jr. bought 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,297 ($16.10) per share, for a total transaction of £194,550 ($241,467.05). Riverstone Energy Ltd (LON:RSE) opened at 1328.00 on Friday. Riverstone Energy Ltd has a one year low of GBX 7.90 and a one year high of GBX 1,328.00. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 14.71 and a 200-day moving…

The Insider Buying: Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (HIK) Insider Acquires £1,677,597.70 in Stock

The Insider Buying: Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (HIK) Insider Acquires £1,677,597.70 in Stock

Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (LON:HIK) insider Mazen Darwazah purchased 90,730 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 16th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,849 ($22.95) per share, for a total transaction of £1,677,597.70 ($2,082,161.72). Mazen Darwazah also recently made the following trade(s): Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (LON:HIK) opened at 1813.00 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 4350.38 billion. Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,575.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2,703.00. The company’s…

The Navistar International Corp. (NAV) Stock Price Up 5.8% After Analyst Upgrade

The Navistar International Corp. (NAV) Stock Price Up 5.8% After Analyst Upgrade

Navistar International Corp. (NYSE:NAV) shares traded up 5.8% on Wednesday after Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price target on the stock from $21.00 to $28.00. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a sector perform rating on the stock. Navistar International Corp. traded as high as $32.00 and last traded at $31.80, with a volume of 1,279,812 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $30.06. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Navistar International Corp. from a “strong sell” rating to…

The Student Transportation Inc. (STB) To Go Ex-Dividend on December 28th

The Student Transportation Inc. (STB) To Go Ex-Dividend on December 28th

Student Transportation Inc. (NASDAQ:STB) (TSE:STB) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, September 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.0367 per share on Monday, January 16th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB) opened at 5.56 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $5.73 and a 200-day moving average of $5.56. Student Transportation has a 12 month low…

The Analysts gives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” to ScanSource Inc. (SCSC)

The Analysts gives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” to ScanSource Inc. (SCSC)

Shares of ScanSource Inc. (NASDAQ:SCSC) have received an average broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the three analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation, one has given a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus price target of $42.50 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.71 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given…

The Analysts Anticipate Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (HSII) to Post $0.19 Earnings Per Share

The Analysts Anticipate Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (HSII) to Post $0.19 Earnings Per Share

Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) have received a consensus broker rating score of 2.50 (Hold) from the four analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Brokers have set a 1 year consensus target price of $23.67 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.19 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Heidrick & Struggles…

The West Marine Inc. (WMAR) Given $9.00 Consensus Price Target by Analysts

The West Marine Inc. (WMAR) Given $9.00 Consensus Price Target by Analysts

West Marine Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 2.33 (Buy) from the three analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. West Marine’s rating score has improved by 22.3% in the last 90 days as a result of a number of analysts’ upgrades and downgrades. Brokers have set a 1-year consensus price target of $9.00 for the company and are predicting that the…

The ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

The ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.65-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.68. ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) opened at 39.29 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $37.27 and its 200-day moving average price is $36.51. ConAgra Foods Inc. has a 52 week low of $29.55 and a 52 week high of $39.43. The company has a market cap of $17.20…

The Herman Miller Inc. (MLHR) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance

The Herman Miller Inc. (MLHR) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance

Herman Miller Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.31-0.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $520-540 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $558.65 million. Herman Miller Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) opened at 34.35 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $32.88 and a 200-day moving average price of $31.88. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.06…

The CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance

The CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance

CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.25-0.31 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $84-89 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $85.69 million. Several research firms recently issued reports on CAMP. First Analysis lowered CalAmp Corp. from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $19.00 to $16.00 in a report on Friday, September…

The BMO Capital Markets Increases Whitecap Resources Inc. (WCP) Price Target to C$16.00

The BMO Capital Markets Increases Whitecap Resources Inc. (WCP) Price Target to C$16.00

Whitecap Resources Inc. (TSE:WCP) had its target price lifted by BMO Capital Markets from C$13.00 to C$16.00 in a report released on Wednesday. BMO Capital Markets’ price target suggests a potential upside of 29.76% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other research analysts have also commented on WCP. AltaCorp Capital lifted their price objective on shares of Whitecap Resources from C$13.25 to C$13.75 in a research note on Friday, September 9th. TD Securities lowered shares of Whitecap Resources from an “action list buy” rating to a “buy” rating…