TheThe Zacks Investment Research lowers the Stock rating of Lear Corp. (LEA)

TheThe Zacks Investment Research lowers the Stock rating of Lear Corp. (LEA)

Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Lear Corporation is a leading global supplier of automotive seating systems, electrical distribution systems and electronics. The seating segment consists of the manufacture, assembly and supply of vehicle seating requirements. The Company produces seat systems for automobiles and light trucks that are fully assembled and ready for installation. The electrical and electronic segment consists of the manufacture, assembly and supply of electrical and…

TheLivePerson Inc. (LPSN) Raised to “Buy” at The Zacks Investment Research

TheLivePerson Inc. (LPSN) Raised to “Buy” at The Zacks Investment Research

LivePerson Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $9.75 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price points to a potential upside of 14.71% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “LivePerson Inc. is a provider of technology that facilitates real-time sales and customer service for companies doing business on the Internet. The company is an application service provider and they offer the proprietary real-time interaction technology…

TheMcCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) PT Decreased to GBX 215

TheMcCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) PT Decreased to GBX 215

McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) had its price target decreased by stock analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 235 ($2.94) to GBX 215 ($2.69) in a report released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target indicates a potential upside of 23.78% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research firms have also issued reports on MCS. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 215 ($2.69) price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC in a research…

TheBeaufort Securities Reaffirmed Speculative Buy Rating for Venture Life Group PLC (VLG)

TheBeaufort Securities Reaffirmed Speculative Buy Rating for Venture Life Group PLC (VLG)

Venture Life Group PLC (LON:VLG)‘s stock had its “speculative buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at Beaufort Securities in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Separately, Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 128 ($1.60) target price on shares of Venture Life Group PLC in a research note on Monday, November 14th. Venture Life Group PLC (LON:VLG) remained flat at GBX 56.50 during midday trading on Tuesday. The stock had a trading volume of 77,947 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 54.78…

TheTaylor Wimpey plc (TW) Earns “Buy” Rating from Beaufort Securities

TheTaylor Wimpey plc (TW) Earns “Buy” Rating from Beaufort Securities

Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Beaufort Securities in a report issued on Tuesday. Several other analysts also recently commented on the company. Peel Hunt restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.69) target price on shares of Taylor Wimpey plc in a research note on Monday, November 14th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 218 ($2.72) target price on shares of Taylor Wimpey plc in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. Canaccord Genuity…

TheBeaufort Securities Reiterates “Speculative Buy” Rating for AFC Energy plc (AFC)

TheBeaufort Securities Reiterates “Speculative Buy” Rating for AFC Energy plc (AFC)

AFC Energy plc (LON:AFC)‘s stock had its “speculative buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Beaufort Securities in a research report issued on Tuesday. Shares of AFC Energy plc (LON:AFC) traded up 1.198% on Tuesday, reaching GBX 21.125. The company had a trading volume of 553,609 shares. AFC Energy plc has a 12 month low of GBX 7.75 and a 12 month high of GBX 35.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 19.31 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 17.94. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 65.14…

TheHSBC Reaffirmed “Buy” Rating for Tesco PLC (TSCO)

TheHSBC Reaffirmed “Buy” Rating for Tesco PLC (TSCO)

Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at HSBC in a research note issued to investors on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They presently have a GBX 260 ($3.25) target price on the retailer’s stock. HSBC’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 22.35% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on TSCO. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 167 ($2.09) price objective on shares of Tesco PLC in a report on Wednesday, November…

TheSterling Energy plc (SEY) PT Decreased to GBX 19 at Peel Hunt

TheSterling Energy plc (SEY) PT Decreased to GBX 19 at Peel Hunt

Sterling Energy plc (LON:SEY) had its target price cut by investment analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 20 ($0.25) to GBX 19 ($0.24) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Peel Hunt’s price objective points to a potential upside of 16.92% from the company’s current price. Shares of Sterling Energy plc (LON:SEY) opened at 16.25 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 35.78 million. Sterling Energy plc has…

TheRio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Rating Reaffirm by Macquarie

TheRio Tinto plc (RIO) Stock Rating Reaffirm by Macquarie

Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by research analysts at Macquarie in a report released on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They presently have a GBX 3,700 ($46.23) price target on the stock. Macquarie’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 26.11% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group AG increased their price objective on Rio Tinto plc from GBX 2,100 ($26.24) to GBX 2,300 ($28.74) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in…

TheRhythmone PLC (RTHM) Given New GBX 56 Price Target at N+1 Singer

TheRhythmone PLC (RTHM) Given New GBX 56 Price Target at N+1 Singer

Rhythmone PLC (LON:RTHM) had its target price raised by analysts at N+1 Singer from GBX 55 ($0.69) to GBX 56 ($0.70) in a research note issued to investors on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. N+1 Singer’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 40.00% from the company’s previous close. Separately, Numis Securities Ltd lifted their target price on Rhythmone PLC from GBX 41.50 ($0.52) to GBX 43 ($0.54) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a report on Tuesday, November…

TheMcCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) Given New GBX 218 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

TheMcCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) Given New GBX 218 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) had its price target dropped by equities researchers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from GBX 227 ($2.84) to GBX 218 ($2.72) in a research note issued on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s target price indicates a potential upside of 25.50% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms also recently commented on MCS. Peel Hunt decreased their price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC from GBX 270 ($3.37) to GBX…

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio Reached $6,078,000 position of Equifax Inc. (EFX)

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio Reached $6,078,000 position  of Equifax Inc. (EFX)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its position in shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) by 1.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 47,338 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 892 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Equifax were worth $6,078,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc….

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio invests in Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM) Shares

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio invests in Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM) Shares

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its stake in Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM) by 19.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 211,122 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 35,002 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Newmont Mining Corp. were worth $8,259,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of NEM. Klingenstein Fields &…

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio Raises it position for Covanta Holding Corp. (CVA)

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio Raises it position for Covanta Holding Corp. (CVA)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its position in shares of Covanta Holding Corp. (NYSE:CVA) by 0.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 432,776 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,723 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned about 0.34% of Covanta Holding Corp. worth $7,119,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to…

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio decides to keep it stake in Hershey Co. (HSY) to the level of $8,005,000

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio decides to keep it stake in Hershey Co. (HSY) to the level of $8,005,000

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its position in Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY) by 18.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 70,535 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,966 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Hershey were worth $8,005,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in HSY. Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Hershey…

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio Sold shares of DDR Corp. (DDR)

ThePublic Employees Retirement System of Ohio Sold shares of DDR Corp. (DDR)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio reduced its position in DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR) by 3.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 439,434 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 16,012 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned approximately 0.12% of DDR Corp. worth $7,971,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in DDR….

TheStein Mart Inc. (SMRT) Stock Price Down 1% Following Weak Earnings

TheStein Mart Inc. (SMRT) Stock Price Down 1% Following Weak Earnings

Shares of Stein Mart Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) were down 1% during trading on Friday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The company traded as low as $5.10 and last traded at $5.17, with a volume of 451,196 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.12. The company reported ($0.24) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.09. The business earned $299.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $303.16 million. Stein Mart had a return on equity of 16.09%…

TheAnalysts Anticipate Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARLZ) to Announce ($0.34) Earnings Per Share

TheAnalysts Anticipate Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARLZ) to Announce ($0.34) Earnings Per Share

Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARLZ) has been given an average broker rating score of 1.50 (Buy) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Aralez Pharmaceuticals’ rating score has declined by 50% in the last three months as a result of a number of analysts’ ratings changes. Analysts have set a 12-month consensus target price of $10.50 for the company and are predicting…

TheResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Intertain Group Ltd.’s FY2016 Earnings (IT)

TheResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Intertain Group Ltd.’s FY2016 Earnings (IT)

Intertain Group Ltd. (TSE:IT) – Investment analysts at Cormark cut their FY2016 EPS estimates for Intertain Group in a report issued on Wednesday. Cormark analyst D. Mcfadgen now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $2.00 for the year, down from their prior estimate of $2.03. Cormark also issued estimates for Intertain Group’s FY2017 earnings at $2.03 EPS. Separately, National Bank Financial cut their price objective on Intertain Group from C$22.00 to C$20.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, September…

TheTimbercreek Financial Corp (TF) to Post FY2016 Earnings of $0.67 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts

TheTimbercreek Financial Corp (TF) to Post FY2016 Earnings of $0.67 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts

Timbercreek Financial Corp (TSE:TF) – Analysts at National Bank Financial issued their FY2016 earnings estimates for shares of Timbercreek Financial Corp in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. National Bank Financial analyst J. Gloyn anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.67 per share for the year. National Bank Financial has a “Outperform Market Weight” rating and a $9.00 price target on the stock. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Timbercreek Financial Corp’s Q4 2016 earnings at $0.18 EPS, Q1 2017 earnings at $0.17…