The Laird PLC (LRD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

The Laird PLC (LRD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Laird PLC (LON:LRD) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are presently covering the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 283.67 ($3.53). LRD has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “not rated”…

The Insider Selling: Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) Major Shareholder Sells 2,487,164 Shares of Stock

The Insider Selling: Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) Major Shareholder Sells 2,487,164 Shares of Stock

Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) major shareholder Financial Holdings Ltd Fairfax sold 2,487,164 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.02, for a total value of $39,844,367.28. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, 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 transactions with the SEC. Financial Holdings Ltd Fairfax also recently made the following trade(s): Overstock.com,…

The Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) CEO Lawrence Page Sells 33,340 Shares

The Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) CEO Lawrence Page Sells 33,340 Shares

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Lawrence Page sold 33,340 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $812.80, for a total transaction of $27,098,752.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 30,670 shares in the company, valued at approximately $24,928,576. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Lawrence Page also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) opened at 801.34…

The Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) VP Sells $8,237,785.40 in Stock

The Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) VP Sells $8,237,785.40 in Stock

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) VP Susan C. Miller sold 104,065 shares of Avery Dennison Corporation stock in a transaction on Friday, February 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.16, for a total value of $8,237,785.40. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 59,438 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,705,112.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) opened at 79.51 on Tuesday….

The Edward J. Wehmer Sells 14,883 Shares of Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) Stock

The Edward J. Wehmer Sells 14,883 Shares of Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) Stock

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) insider Edward J. Wehmer sold 14,883 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.16, for a total value of $1,073,957.28. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 127,377 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,191,524.32. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Shares of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) opened at 71.86 on Tuesday. Wintrust Financial Corporation…

The John B. Hess Sells 43,711 Shares of Hess Corp. (HES) Stock

The John B. Hess Sells 43,711 Shares of Hess Corp. (HES) Stock

Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) CEO John B. Hess sold 43,711 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.77, for a total transaction of $2,350,340.47. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) opened at 53.16 on Tuesday. The stock’s market cap is $16.65 billion. Hess Corp. has a 1-year low of $36.95 and a 1-year high of $65.56. The firm’s 50-day moving…

The Owens Corning Inc (OC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

The Owens Corning Inc (OC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) will release its Q416 earnings data on Wednesday, February 8th. Analysts expect Owens Corning to post earnings of $0.59 per share and revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter. Shares of Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) opened at 55.37 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $53.44 and a 200-day moving average price of $52.83. The company has a market capitalization of $6.27 billion, a PE ratio of 15.50 and a beta of 1.09. Owens Corning Inc has a 12 month low…

The Canaccord Genuity Boosts RSA Insurance Group plc (RSA) Price Target to GBX 600

The Canaccord Genuity Boosts RSA Insurance Group plc (RSA) Price Target to GBX 600

RSA Insurance Group plc (LON:RSA) had its price objective upped by Canaccord Genuity from GBX 475 ($5.92) to GBX 600 ($7.47) in a report issued on Wednesday morning. Canaccord Genuity currently has a hold rating on the insurance provider’s stock. RSA has been the topic of a number of other reports. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of RSA Insurance Group plc in a research note on Friday, November 18th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a sector perform rating and issued a GBX 575 ($7.16) price objective…

The Under Armour, Inc. (UA) Lowered to Underperform at Buckingham Research

The Under Armour, Inc. (UA) Lowered to Underperform at Buckingham Research

Buckingham Research cut shares of Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) from a buy rating to an underperform rating in a research report report published on Wednesday. The firm currently has $15.00 price target on the stock. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on UA. KeyCorp reiterated an equal weight rating on shares of Under Armour in a research note on Thursday, December 29th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a market perform rating on shares of Under Armour in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. Canaccord Genuity set a $44.00 price…

The Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) Price Target Increased to $23.00 by Analysts at Maxim Group

The Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) Price Target Increased to $23.00 by Analysts at Maxim Group

Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) had its price target hoisted by Maxim Group from $20.00 to $23.00 in a research note released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Shares of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) opened at 16.10 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $17.11 and its 200 day moving average price is $16.18. Overstock.com has a 12-month low of $10.25 and a 12-month high of $20.50. The stock has a market cap of $409.44 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.86 and a beta of 0.57….

The Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CATB) Lowered to Market Perform at Cowen and Company

The Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CATB) Lowered to Market Perform at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company lowered shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CATB) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has $4.00 price objective on the stock. Several other brokerages have also commented on CATB. Wedbush restated an outperform rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, January 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Catabasis Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $5.00 target…

The Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Upgraded by Seaport Global Securities to “Buy”

The Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Upgraded by Seaport Global Securities to “Buy”

Seaport Global Securities upgraded shares of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) from an accumulate rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday. Several other analysts have also issued reports on FSS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Federal Signal Corporation from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, October 10th. TheStreet upgraded Federal Signal Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, November 18th. Shares of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) opened at 15.47 on Wednesday. The…

The Seaport Global Securities Upgrades Colfax Corporation (CFX) to “Buy”

The Seaport Global Securities Upgrades Colfax Corporation (CFX) to “Buy”

Seaport Global Securities upgraded shares of Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) from an accumulate rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. CFX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Colfax Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, October 4th. Argus raised Colfax Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, November 14th. RBC Capital Markets raised Colfax Corporation from a sector perform rating to an…

The Xylem Inc. (XYL) Downgraded to “Hold” at Gabelli

The Xylem Inc. (XYL) Downgraded to “Hold” at Gabelli

Gabelli downgraded shares of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on XYL. RBC Capital Markets reissued an outperform rating and set a $58.00 target price on shares of Xylem in a research note on Wednesday, December 28th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued an outperform rating and set a $56.00 target price (down previously from $58.00) on shares of Xylem in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. Stifel…

The Caesarstone Ltd. (CSTE) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

The Caesarstone Ltd. (CSTE) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) is scheduled to be announcing its Q416 earnings results on Wednesday, February 8th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.45 per share and revenue of $126.22 million for the quarter. Investors interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Shares of Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) opened at 30.70 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $29.41 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.86. Caesarstone Ltd. has a 12 month low of $26.35 and a 12 month high…

The Weatherford International PLC (WFT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Loop Capital

The Weatherford International PLC (WFT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Loop Capital

Weatherford International PLC (NYSE:WFT) was upgraded by analysts at Loop Capital from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a $8.00 price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of $7.00. Loop Capital’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 33.33% from the company’s previous close. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on WFT. Cowen and Company lowered their target price on shares of Weatherford International PLC from $9.00 to…

The Barclays PLC Increases Northgate plc (NTG) Price Target to GBX 600

The Barclays PLC Increases Northgate plc (NTG) Price Target to GBX 600

Northgate plc (LON:NTG) had its price objective increased by Barclays PLC from GBX 430 ($5.36) to GBX 600 ($7.47) in a note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price target points to a potential upside of 14.39% from the stock’s previous close. Several other analysts also recently commented on the stock. Peel Hunt upped their price objective on shares of Northgate plc from GBX 450 ($5.61) to GBX 550 ($6.85) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a…

The CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) Stock Rating Upgraded by Morgan Stanley

The CDK Global, Inc. (CDK) Stock Rating Upgraded by Morgan Stanley

CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDK) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The brokerage currently has a $70.00 price target on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s target price indicates a potential upside of 7.83% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CDK Global from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a…

The Staffline Group Plc (STAF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by FinnCap

The Staffline Group Plc (STAF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by FinnCap

Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at FinnCap in a report released on Friday. They presently have a GBX 1,615 ($20.12) price objective on the stock. FinnCap’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 41.17% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on STAF. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($13.70) price target on shares of Staffline Group Plc in a report on Monday, December 12th. Credit Suisse…

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) Rating Reiterated by FBR & Co

The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) Rating Reiterated by FBR & Co

Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HIG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by research analysts at FBR & Co in a research note issued on Friday. The analysts wrote, “We reiterate our Market Perform rating on Enova International following 4Q16 results and raise our price target to $15.00 (from $10.00), equal to 9.1x our 2018 EPS estimate and reflecting a 5.0x 2018 EV/EBITDA multiple. Origination volumes slowed in 4Q given scaled back marketing in 3Q, but EPS and EBITDA grew YOY by 35% and 23%, respectively, and 2017 volume…