The Credit Suisse Group AG Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

The Credit Suisse Group AG Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for CVS Health Corporation (CVS)

Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated their buy rating on shares of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) in a report issued on Monday morning. Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on CVS. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $104.00 target price on shares of CVS Health Corporation in a report on Monday, September 12th. Mizuho reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $111.00 target price on shares of CVS Health Corporation in a report on Friday, September 30th. Leerink Swann reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a…

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Actuant Corp. (ATU) to Hold

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Actuant Corp. (ATU) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Actuant Corp. (NYSE:ATU) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Post fourth quarter fiscal 2016 earnings release, Actuant’s shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Machine-Tools & Related Products industry. The company is trying to boost its business on the back of meaningful acquisitions and new growth programs. In order to become a more resilient company, it has been undertaking certain restructuring actions and accelerating lean production efforts within its business. However, conclusion…

The McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG

The McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $128.00 target price on the fast-food giant’s stock. Credit Suisse Group AG’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 3.46% from the stock’s current price. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on MCD. Robert W. Baird raised McDonald’s Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $126.00…

The Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

The Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird in a report issued on Wednesday. GOOG has been the topic of several other reports. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $1,050.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. Macquarie reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $975.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a research report…

The Centene Corp. (CNC) Now Covered by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The Centene Corp. (CNC) Now Covered by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) in a research report issued on Wednesday. The firm set an “overweight” rating and a $75.00 price target on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective points to a potential upside of 29.18% from the company’s current price. CNC has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Centene Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, September 7th….

The 300,000 Shares of Terra Tech Corp. (TRTC) Stock are sold by Steve Vandevrede

The 300,000 Shares of Terra Tech Corp. (TRTC) Stock are sold by Steve Vandevrede

Terra Tech Corp. (OTCMKTS:TRTC) Director Steve Vandevrede sold 300,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $0.27, for a total value of $81,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 483,900 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $130,653. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Terra Tech Corp. (OTCMKTS:TRTC) opened at 0.2845 on Friday. Terra Tech Corp. has a one year low…

The Analyst lowers the estimated Q4 2016 for ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. (CNOB)

The Analyst lowers the estimated Q4 2016 for ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. (CNOB)

ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CNOB) – Equities research analysts at FBR & Co decreased their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for ConnectOne Bancorp in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. FBR & Co analyst B. Ramsey now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of ($0.07) for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.36. FBR & Co has a “Outperform” rating and a $26.00 price target on the stock. CNOB has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised…

The 151,172 Shares of Univar Inc. (UNVR) Stock are sold by Christopher Oversby

The 151,172 Shares of Univar Inc. (UNVR) Stock are sold by Christopher Oversby

Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) insider Christopher Oversby sold 151,172 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.21, for a total transaction of $3,962,218.12. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 184,727 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,841,694.67. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Univar Inc. (NYSE:UNVR) opened at 28.04 on Friday. Univar Inc. has a 52 week low of $10.65 and a 52 week…

The 382,352 Shares of HealthEquity Inc. (HQY) Stock are sold by Manu S. Rana

The 382,352 Shares of HealthEquity Inc. (HQY) Stock are sold by Manu S. Rana

HealthEquity Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) Director Manu S. Rana sold 382,352 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.72, for a total value of $15,569,373.44. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Shares of HealthEquity Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) opened at 40.53 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $40.15 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.09. HealthEquity Inc. has a 12-month…

The 306,748 Shares of Arista Networks Inc. (ANET) Stock are sold by Jayshree Ullal

The 306,748 Shares of Arista Networks Inc. (ANET) Stock are sold by Jayshree Ullal

Arista Networks Inc. (NYSE:ANET) insider Jayshree Ullal sold 306,748 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.05, for a total value of $30,076,641.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Jayshree Ullal also recently made the following trade(s): Arista Networks Inc. (NYSE:ANET) opened at 96.86 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $92.32 and its 200-day moving average price is $80.67. Arista…

The 4,375,000 Shares of Extended Stay America Inc. (STAY) Stock are sold by Centerbridge Credit Partners G

The 4,375,000 Shares of Extended Stay America Inc. (STAY) Stock are sold by Centerbridge Credit Partners G

Extended Stay America Inc. (NYSE:STAY) major shareholder Centerbridge Credit Partners G sold 4,375,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.41, for a total transaction of $71,793,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC. Shares of Extended Stay America…

The Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Flotek Industries Inc. Decreased by Seaport Global Securities (FTK)

The Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Flotek Industries Inc. Decreased by Seaport Global Securities (FTK)

Flotek Industries Inc. (NYSE:FTK) – Equities research analysts at Seaport Global Securities reduced their Q1 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Flotek Industries in a research report issued on Wednesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Brown now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.01 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.02. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for Flotek Industries’ Q2 2017 earnings at $0.04 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.08 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.10 EPS, FY2017 earnings…

The Pearson PLC (PSO) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The Pearson PLC (PSO) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Pearson is a global media conglomerate. They publish books, periodicals, reports and screen-based services for professional communities worldwide, under brand names which include the Financial Times, Pitman Publishing and Churchill Livingstone. “ PSO has been the topic of several other research reports. Societe Generale upgraded Pearson PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 14th. BNP…

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Sensata Technologies Holding NV (ST) to Hold

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Sensata Technologies Holding NV (ST) to Hold

Sensata Technologies Holding NV (NYSE:ST) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Sensata Technologies B.V., through its subsidiaries, is a supplier of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. The Company produces a range of sensors and controls for mission critical applications, such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. Sensata’s products include pressure sensors, force sensors,…

The Alibaba Group Holding’s (BABA) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Evercore ISI

The Alibaba Group Holding’s (BABA) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Evercore ISI

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Evercore ISI in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. BABA has been the topic of several other reports. Vetr raised Alibaba Group Holding from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $120.23 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 11th. Brean Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Alibaba Group Holding in a report on Tuesday, December 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. began…

The MKM Partners Begins Coverage on Teck Resources Ltd. (TCK)

The MKM Partners Begins Coverage on Teck Resources Ltd. (TCK)

MKM Partners began coverage on shares of Teck Resources Ltd. (NYSE:TCK) (TSE:TCK.B) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $29.00 target price on the stock. Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on TCK. TD Securities reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Teck Resources in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Raymond James Financial Inc. reaffirmed a market perform rating and set a $21.00 price objective (up from $19.00) on…

The BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IONS) a $61.00 Price Target

The BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IONS) a $61.00 Price Target

BMO Capital Markets set a $61.00 price target on Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:IONS) in a research report report published on Tuesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on IONS. Piper Jaffray Cos. reissued a buy rating on shares of Ionis Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Wednesday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ionis Pharmaceuticals from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, November 17th. Vetr downgraded shares…

The Zacks Investment Research lowers the Stock rating of Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A)

The Zacks Investment Research lowers the Stock rating of Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A)

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Royal Dutch Shell is one of the largest integrated energy firms in the world with a strong and diversified portfolio of development projects that offer attractive long-term opportunities. The company’s acquisition of BG Group, UK’s third largest energy player, has improved its prospects even further. Shell will be able to boost its oil and gas reserves by almost 25% and…

The 50,000 Shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY) Stock are sold by Eric Benhamou

The 50,000 Shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY) Stock are sold by Eric Benhamou

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:CY) Director Eric Benhamou sold 50,000 shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. stock in a transaction on Monday, December 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.21, for a total value of $560,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 168,538 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,889,310.98. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:CY) opened at 11.66 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is $3.76 billion. The…

The Antero Resources Corp. (AR) Bonds Trading 0.8% Lower

The Antero Resources Corp. (AR) Bonds Trading 0.8% Lower

An issue of Antero Resources Corp. (NYSE:AR) bonds fell 0.8% against their face value during trading on Wednesday. The high-yield debt issue has a 5.625% coupon and will mature on June 1, 2023. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $102.25 and were trading at $104.25 one week ago. Price changes in a company’s bonds in credit markets sometimes predict parallel changes in its share price. Several brokerages have recently commented on AR. Seaport Global Securities lowered Antero Resources Corp. from a “buy” rating to an “accumulate” rating…