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Chase And AutoFi Partner To Enhance Online Car Buying And Financing

Chase And AutoFi Partner To Enhance Online Car Buying And Financing

JPMorgan Chase has entered a partnership with fintech firm AutoFi which will assist customers in the selection and financing of vehicles via their website of automotive dealers. This will help in reducing the time taken to complete... 
Bank Of America Takes Up More Office Space At Fifth Third Center

Bank Of America Takes Up More Office Space At Fifth Third Center

Cousins Properties has announced that Bank of America has renewed a lease of 294,000 square feet of space while also inking an agreement to get additional space on Fifth Third Center of approximately 24,000 square feet. Fifth Third... 
Citigroup Fined $70 Million Over Shortcomings In Anti-Money Laundering Policies

Citigroup Fined $70 Million Over Shortcomings In Anti-Money Laundering Policies

The OCC – Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has fined Citigroup over failures by the bank to meet regulatory requirements with regards to anti-money laundering policies. Citigroup will now have to pay a civil penalty totaling... 
Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) Stake Decreased by First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services

Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) Stake Decreased by First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services

First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services trimmed its position in shares of Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLK) by 6.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F... 
BidaskClub Upgrades Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) to Hold

BidaskClub Upgrades Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) to Hold

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Saturday. A number of other equities analysts have also recently... 
Fulton Financial (FULT) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

Fulton Financial (FULT) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

Fulton Financial (NASDAQ:FULT) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued on Saturday. Several other equities research analysts have... 
Edgen Group (EDG) and The Competition Financial Comparison

Edgen Group (EDG) and The Competition Financial Comparison

Edgen Group (NYSE: EDG) is one of 51 public companies in the “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Edgen Group to related companies based... 
Transcontinental Realty Investors (TCI) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Transcontinental Realty Investors (TCI) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media headlines about Transcontinental Realty Investors (NYSE:TCI) have trended somewhat negative on Monday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real... 
Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Werner Enterprises (WERN) to Buy

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Werner Enterprises (WERN) to Buy

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Saturday. The firm currently has a $44.00 target price on the transportation... 
Stock Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for January, 8th (A, ABT, ADS, AHH, CACC, CASH, CNHI, DXCM, ESS, FB)

Stock Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for January, 8th (A, ABT, ADS, AHH, CACC, CASH, CNHI, DXCM, ESS, FB)

Stock Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Monday, January 8th: Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Barclays PLC. The firm currently has a $74.00 price target on the stock. Abbott Laboratories... 
-$0.43 Earnings Per Share Expected for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) This Quarter

-$0.43 Earnings Per Share Expected for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) This Quarter

Brokerages predict that Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) will post earnings of ($0.43) per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals’... 
Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.09 Per Share

Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.09 Per Share

Analysts forecast that Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) will report earnings of ($0.09) per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Curis’ earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is ($0.10) and the... 
UBS Group Begins Coverage on CNH Industrial (CNHI)

UBS Group Begins Coverage on CNH Industrial (CNHI)

Equities researchers at UBS Group started coverage on shares of CNH Industrial (NYSE:CNHI) in a research note issued to investors on Monday, www.briefing.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $17.00 price target... 
Domtar (UFS) Stock Rating Lowered by Vertical Group

Domtar (UFS) Stock Rating Lowered by Vertical Group

Vertical Group cut shares of Domtar (NYSE:UFS) (TSE:UFS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on UFS. ValuEngine upgraded... 
Vantiv (VNTV) Upgraded at Royal Bank of Canada

Vantiv (VNTV) Upgraded at Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Vantiv (NYSE:VNTV) from an outperform rating to a top pick rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on VNTV. Cantor Fitzgerald... 
Ducommun (DCO) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.14

Ducommun (DCO) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.14

News headlines about Ducommun (NYSE:DCO) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of... 
Swiss Helvetia Fund (SWZ) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports

Swiss Helvetia Fund (SWZ) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports

News stories about Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and... 
Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “ADP is a provider of human capital management... 
Overstock.com (OSTK) Price Target Increased to $110.00 by Analysts at DA Davidson

Overstock.com (OSTK) Price Target Increased to $110.00 by Analysts at DA Davidson

Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) had its price objective upped by equities research analysts at DA Davidson from $85.00 to $110.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating... 
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMUY) Rating Lowered to Market Perform at UBS Group

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMUY) Rating Lowered to Market Perform at UBS Group

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (OTCMKTS:LVMUY) was downgraded by research analysts at UBS Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors... 
Insulet (PODD) Raised to “Outperform” at Raymond James Financial

Insulet (PODD) Raised to “Outperform” at Raymond James Financial

Insulet (NASDAQ:PODD) was upgraded by investment analysts at Raymond James Financial from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. A number of other... 
Wedbush Analysts Give Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) a $23.00 Price Target

Wedbush Analysts Give Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) a $23.00 Price Target

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) has been given a $23.00 price target by stock analysts at Wedbush in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the... 
York Water (YORW) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

York Water (YORW) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday. The firm presently has a $37.00 price... 
Financial Survey: Federal-Mogul (FDML) vs. Its Rivals

Financial Survey: Federal-Mogul (FDML) vs. Its Rivals

Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ: FDML) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Federal-Mogul to similar companies... 
Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NWBI) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NWBI) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a... 
Beaufort Securities Reaffirms “Speculative Buy” Rating for Obtala (OBT)

Beaufort Securities Reaffirms “Speculative Buy” Rating for Obtala (OBT)

Beaufort Securities restated their speculative buy rating on shares of Obtala (LON:OBT) in a research note released on Friday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 37.50 ($0.50) price target on the stock. A number of other equities analysts... 
Londonmetric Property (LMP) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Londonmetric Property (LMP) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reissued their add rating on shares of Londonmetric Property (LON:LMP) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 195 ($2.61) price objective on the stock. A number of other research... 
Farhad Fred Ebrahimi Purchases 10,114 Shares of Royal Hawaiian Orchards LP (NNUTU) Stock

Farhad Fred Ebrahimi Purchases 10,114 Shares of Royal Hawaiian Orchards LP (NNUTU) Stock

Royal Hawaiian Orchards LP (OTCMKTS:NNUTU) major shareholder Farhad Fred Ebrahimi acquired 10,114 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 4th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $2.17 per share, for a... 
Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) Given Media Impact Score of 0.16

Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) Given Media Impact Score of 0.16

News stories about Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks... 
Melrose Industries (MRO) Given “Buy” Rating at Liberum Capital

Melrose Industries (MRO) Given “Buy” Rating at Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital restated their buy rating on shares of Melrose Industries (LON:MRO) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 235 ($3.14) price objective on the stock. MRO has been the... 
Orexigen Therapeutics (OREX) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Orexigen Therapeutics (OREX) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Orexigen Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OREX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Orexigen’s sole marketed drug,... 
Head-To-Head Review: KCAP Financial (KCAP) vs. Harvest Capital Credit (HCAP)

Head-To-Head Review: KCAP Financial (KCAP) vs. Harvest Capital Credit (HCAP)

KCAP Financial (NASDAQ: KCAP) and Harvest Capital Credit (NASDAQ:HCAP) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings,... 
Basf (BASFY) Rating Lowered to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Basf (BASFY) Rating Lowered to Neutral at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Basf (OTCMKTS:BASFY) was downgraded by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. BASFY has been... 
Splunk (SPLK) Upgraded at Barclays

Splunk (SPLK) Upgraded at Barclays

Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) was upgraded by research analysts at Barclays from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, Marketbeat reports.... 
Insider Selling: American States Water Co (AWR) Director Sells $61,369.00 in Stock

Insider Selling: American States Water Co (AWR) Director Sells $61,369.00 in Stock

American States Water Co (NYSE:AWR) Director Lloyd E. Ross sold 1,100 shares of American States Water stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.79, for a total value of $61,369.00.... 
Sunoco Logistics Partners (ETP) Now Covered by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Sunoco Logistics Partners (ETP) Now Covered by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners (NYSE:ETP) in a report released on Thursday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $20.00 price objective on the pipeline... 
Merus (MRUS) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.01

Merus (MRUS) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.01

Headlines about Merus (NASDAQ:MRUS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources... 
American Software (AMSWA) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.00

American Software (AMSWA) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.00

Media stories about American Software (NASDAQ:AMSWA) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million... 
Essent Group (ESNT) Rating Increased to Buy at Deutsche Bank

Essent Group (ESNT) Rating Increased to Buy at Deutsche Bank

Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) was upgraded by research analysts at Deutsche Bank to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a $61.00 price objective on the financial... 
Diageo plc (DEO) Shares Sold by Chickasaw Capital Management LLC

Diageo plc (DEO) Shares Sold by Chickasaw Capital Management LLC

Chickasaw Capital Management LLC cut its stake in Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) by 28.0% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 1,800 shares of the company’s stock after selling 700 shares during the period.... 
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $86.40 Million

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $86.40 Million

Wall Street analysts predict that Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) will report sales of $86.40 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Applied Optoelectronics’... 
Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE) COO Priscilla Hung Sells 1,331 Shares

Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE) COO Priscilla Hung Sells 1,331 Shares

Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE) COO Priscilla Hung sold 1,331 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.64, for a total transaction of... 
Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Waters (WAT) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Waters (WAT) to Hold

Waters (NYSE:WAT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Waters Corp. has an excellent earnings history,... 
UBS Group Analysts Give Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) a $100.00 Price Target

UBS Group Analysts Give Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) a $100.00 Price Target

UBS Group set a $100.00 price target on Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) in a report issued on Thursday morning, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the retailer’s stock. WMT has been the... 
OncoCyte (OCX) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

OncoCyte (OCX) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

OncoCyte (NYSEAMERICAN:OCX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Saturday. The brokerage currently has a $5.00 price objective on the biotechnology... 
Apigee (APIC) vs. Its Rivals Critical Comparison

Apigee (APIC) vs. Its Rivals Critical Comparison

Apigee (NASDAQ: APIC) is one of 184 publicly-traded companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Apigee to related companies based on the... 
HC Wainwright Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Pointer Telocation (PNTR)

HC Wainwright Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Pointer Telocation (PNTR)

HC Wainwright restated their buy rating on shares of Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ:PNTR) in a research report released on Thursday. A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Roth Capital cut Pointer... 
Gladstone Capital Co. (GLAD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Gladstone Capital Co. (GLAD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Gladstone Capital Co. (NASDAQ:GLAD) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell... 
Harte Hanks (HHS) Given “Buy” Rating at Noble Financial

Harte Hanks (HHS) Given “Buy” Rating at Noble Financial

Noble Financial reiterated their buy rating on shares of Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) in a report published on Thursday. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Harte Hanks from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday. Shares... 
WASHINGTON TRUST Co Decreases Position in Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

WASHINGTON TRUST Co Decreases Position in Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

WASHINGTON TRUST Co cut its holdings in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 7.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 338,483 shares of the financial services...