The National Grid plc (NG) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

The National Grid plc (NG) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of National Grid plc (LON: NG) in the last few weeks: Shares of National Grid plc (LON:NG) opened at 946.50 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 35.62 billion. National Grid plc has a 1-year low of GBX 888.90 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,148.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 930.26 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,028.91. National Grid plc is an electricity and gas utility company focused on…

The Liberum Capital Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Tullett Prebon Plc (TLPR)

The Liberum Capital Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Tullett Prebon Plc (TLPR)

Tullett Prebon Plc (LON:TLPR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by investment analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 489 ($6.01) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price suggests a potential upside of 16.90% from the company’s current price. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on TLPR. HSBC boosted their target price on Tullett Prebon Plc from GBX 440 ($5.41) to GBX 460 ($5.65) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on…

The Richard W. Pehlke Sold 3,722 Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (HSII) Stock

The Richard W. Pehlke Sold 3,722 Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (HSII) Stock

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) CFO Richard W. Pehlke sold 3,722 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.86, for a total transaction of $88,806.92. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 50,448 shares in the company, valued at $1,203,689.28. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) opened at 24.50…

The Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (SKX) Director Sold $24,450.00 in Stock

The Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (SKX) Director Sold $24,450.00 in Stock

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE:SKX) Director Richard Rappaport sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.45, for a total value of $24,450.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 23,000 shares in the company, valued at $562,350. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Richard Rappaport also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE:SKX) opened at 24.65 on Friday….

The James F. Newman Sold 77,461 Shares of Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS) Stock

The James F. Newman Sold 77,461 Shares of Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS) Stock

Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) SVP James F. Newman sold 77,461 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $0.41, for a total transaction of $31,759.01. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 130,618 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $53,553.38. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) opened at 35.39 on Friday….

The Dennis L. Johnson Sold 500 Shares of IDACORP, Inc. (IDA) Stock

The Dennis L. Johnson Sold 500 Shares of IDACORP, Inc. (IDA) Stock

IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) Director Dennis L. Johnson sold 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.87, for a total value of $40,435.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) opened at 80.78 on Friday. IDACORP, Inc. has a 12 month low of $65.03 and a 12 month high of $83.40. The company’s 50 day moving average price…

The Jeffrey Lang Sold 4,072 Shares of CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE) Stock

The Jeffrey Lang Sold 4,072 Shares of CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE) Stock

CECO Environmental Corp. (NASDAQ:CECE) CEO Jeffrey Lang sold 4,072 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.30, for a total value of $58,229.60. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 151,957 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,172,985.10. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Jeffrey Lang also recently made the following trade(s): CECO Environmental Corp. (NASDAQ:CECE) opened at 14.00 on Friday….

The BT Group plc (BT.A) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

The BT Group plc (BT.A) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of BT Group plc (LON: BT.A) in the last few weeks: The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, February 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 29th will be paid a GBX 4.85 ($0.06) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 29th. This represents a yield of 1.28%. In other BT Group plc news, insider Mike Inglis bought 1,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on…

The DBV Technologies S.A. (DBVT) Receives $46.20 Average Target Price from the Analysts

The DBV Technologies S.A. (DBVT) Receives $46.20 Average Target Price from the Analysts

Shares of DBV Technologies S.A. (NASDAQ:DBVT) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the six research firms that are currently covering the company. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $46.20. Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Jefferies Group set a $47.00 price target on DBV Technologies and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October…

The Osisko gold royalties Ltd (OR) Receives C$18.89 Average Target Price from the Analysts

The Osisko gold royalties Ltd (OR) Receives C$18.89 Average Target Price from the Analysts

Osisko gold royalties Ltd (TSE:OR) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$18.89. OR has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Desjardins reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a C$21.00 price objective on shares of Osisko gold royalties in a research note on Wednesday, October 26th. Canaccord…

The Citigroup Inc. Reiterates Buy Rating for Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD)

The Citigroup Inc. Reiterates Buy Rating for Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD)

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a research report issued on Wednesday. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on HD. Macquarie restated a “buy” rating on shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) in a research note on Tuesday, November 1st. Piper Jaffray Cos. lowered Home Depot, Inc. (The) from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $152.00 to $121.00 in a research note on Monday, October 31st….

The DA Davidson Reiterates Neutral Rating for Salesforce.com Inc (CRM)

The DA Davidson Reiterates Neutral Rating for Salesforce.com Inc (CRM)

Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by equities researchers at DA Davidson in a report released on Wednesday. They presently have a $80.00 target price on the CRM provider’s stock. DA Davidson’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 15.69% from the stock’s current price. CRM has been the subject of several other research reports. JMP Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Salesforce.com in a report on Tuesday, October 4th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $95.00 price objective…

The FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN) Stock Rating Upgrade by the Zacks Investment Research

The FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN) Stock Rating Upgrade by the Zacks Investment Research

FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “FTI Consulting has outperformed the Zacks categorized Consulting Services industry with an average return of 5.5% as against a negative 2.3% for the latter, over the last 30 days. The company has a positive earnings history in the trailing four quarters, beating estimates thrice. It has planned significant investments to expand its Technology business, which are likely to boost its earnings going forward….

The Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Hubbell Inc (HUBB) to Sell

The Zacks Investment Research Downgraded Hubbell Inc (HUBB) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hubbell Inc (NYSE:HUBB) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Hubbell Incorporated is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of electrical and electronic products to commercial, industrial, utility and telecommunications markets. The Company’s products include plugs, receptacles, connectors, lighting fixtures, high voltage test and measurement equipment and voice and data signal processing components. Hubbell Incorporated is based in SHELTON, United States. “ Separately, Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Hubbell from an…

The Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MTU) Stock Rating Upgrade by the Zacks Investment Research

The Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MTU) Stock Rating Upgrade by the Zacks Investment Research

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:MTU) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Mitsubishi UFJ’s shares have underperformed the Zacks categorized Foreign Banks industry year-to-date. Though the company’s growth prospects look encouraging as it remains focused on several strategies under its medium-term business plan (2015 to 2017) – including upgradation and reformation of its business model and exploration of new business areas, the bottom-line growth will continue to suffer due to the negative…

The Societe Generale SA (GLE) Receives €41.41 Average PT from the Analysts

The Societe Generale SA (GLE) Receives €41.41 Average PT from the Analysts

Shares of Societe Generale SA (EPA:GLE) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eighteen ratings firms that are covering the stock. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is €41.41 ($43.13). GLE has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €34.00 ($35.42) price…

The Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Short Interest Update

The Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Short Interest Update

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 35,837,777 shares, a drop of 8.1% from the November 30th total of 38,979,580 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,054,929 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.1 days. Approximately 6.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. CAT has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 target…

The FibroGen, Inc (FGEN) CEO Sold $783,930.52 in Stock

The FibroGen, Inc (FGEN) CEO Sold $783,930.52 in Stock

FibroGen, Inc (NASDAQ:FGEN) CEO Thomas B. Neff sold 37,798 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.74, for a total value of $783,930.52. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 3,307,718 shares in the company, valued at $68,602,071.32. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. FibroGen, Inc (NASDAQ:FGEN) opened at 21.75 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average…

The Aetna Inc. (AET) Lowered by the Vetr Inc.

The Aetna Inc. (AET) Lowered by the Vetr Inc.

Vetr lowered shares of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has $131.19 price target on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Aetna from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. Jefferies Group restated a hold rating and set a $130.00 price target on shares of Aetna in a research report on Friday, December…

The Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH) Price Target Cut to $1.35 by the Analysts at the Piper Jaffray Cos.

The Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANTH) Price Target Cut to $1.35 by the Analysts at the Piper Jaffray Cos.

Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANTH) had its target price cut by Piper Jaffray Cos. from $7.00 to $1.35 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. They currently have an overweight rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. ANTH has been the topic of several other research reports. SunTrust Banks Inc. lowered Anthera Pharmaceuticals from a buy rating to a hold rating and decreased their price target for the company from $6.00 to $1.00 in a report on Wednesday. Jefferies Group lowered Anthera Pharmaceuticals from a buy rating to a…