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DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit to Block Newspaper Monopoly in California

The Department of Justice has just filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in an effort to block LA Times publisher Tribune Publishing Company from acquiring Freedom Communications Inc (which publishes the Register, in Orange County, CA, and Press-Enterprise, in Riverside County, CA). After Freedom’s bankruptcy auction, Tribune was chosen to be the purchaser, but the bankruptcy […]

Nike to [Finally] Release Sneakers With Self-Tying Laces a la Back To the Future Part II

When Back to the Future Part II hit US theaters in 1989, it not only furthered the story of plucky Marty McFly for fans of the budding trilogy, but it also introduced several technological concepts that the very same fans have been clamoring over for nearly three decades. While hoverboards were easily the most desirable […]

Fitbit To Partner With Amazon Echo Alexa Digital Personal Assistant

The popular Fitbit fitness tracker just got a little more personal, thanks to a partnership with Amazon. Forbes has just reported that the wearable device can now be synced with the Amazon Echo digital assistant known simply as Alexa. The new feature will provide users with vocalized, daily activity reports on your fitness regimen. Of […]

German Court Rules Over Potential Apple Patent Violation

A German district court has just ruled that Apple Inc has violated some patents previously acquired by Swiss security company Kudelski’s OpenTV business. Of course, this could force the massive, powerful, innovative technology company to remove some of its video streaming features currently circulating among popular products that are presently sold in Germany. The ruling […]

How Disney Has Learned From Its Past and its Partners to Reign at the Box Office Again

To hear that a Disney animated film performs well at the box office is nothing new. In fact, to hear that a Disney animated film breaks a box office record is really nothing new either. Snow White, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast…and many more continue to reign as top box office draws in cinematic history. […]

Flipkart Launches Brand Story Ads

India-based e-commerce Flipkart has announced, today, they will be going live with Brand Story Ads. This is a new, native, interactive story format filled with content images and product guides that will help brands better tell their stories directly to their target audiences in a refreshing and, most importantly, effective way. The company expresses that […]

Marketers React Favorably to New Facebook Feature

Facebook has made many changes over the years, and users always have mixed reactions. The social network’s most recent change, though, is guaranteed to result in the same reactions, no matter what. That’s because “Reactions” are exactly what Facebook has changed; or, rather, what they have added. While the company was never, apparently, planning to […]

Does The Gun Industry Market Directly to Children?

There are some things that children don’t need to know about, right? Sex, drugs, alcohol, violence; you know, “grown-up” things. It seems obvious; these are all things that they would not only fail to understand but have no use for. So, for the most part, companies don’t market these products to kids. But some gun […]

Connecticut Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Ban Pharmaceutical Companies from Marketing Direct-To-Consumers

A lawmaker in Connecticut has taken it upon themselves to curb pharmaceutical company direct-to-consumer advertising. Of course, this practice has recently come under yet more fire during the most recent presidential campaign season as well as the American Medical Association. The lawmaker—Rep Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn—argues, “At the end of the day, we should allow informed […]

Brokerages Set BHP Billiton PLC (BBL) PT at $36.00

BHP Billiton PLC (NYSE:BBL) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are presently covering the firm. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have given a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective […]

WPP PLC (WPPGY) Receives $135.00 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight research firms that are currently covering the stock. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have covered the […]

SIG plc’s (SHI) Hold Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group

SIG plc (LON:SHI)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Jefferies Group in a report released on Monday. They currently have a GBX 90 ($1.12) price target on the stock. Jefferies Group’s target price suggests a potential upside of 0.73% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts also […]

QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

QinetiQ Group plc (LON:QQ)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report issued on Monday. They presently have a GBX 265 ($3.29) price objective on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price suggests a potential upside of 8.87% from the company’s current price. A number […]

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Dean Foods Co.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (DF)

Dean Foods Co. (NYSE:DF) – Analysts at KeyCorp issued their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Dean Foods in a report issued on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst B. Andress anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.39 per share for the quarter. KeyCorp has a “Sector Weight” rating on the stock. KeyCorp also issued […]

Meggitt plc (MGGT) PT Raised to GBX 460

Meggitt plc (LON:MGGT) had its target price lifted by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 370 ($4.59) to GBX 460 ($5.71) in a report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s target price indicates a potential downside of 1.96% from the stock’s current price. […]

Ithaca Energy Inc. (IAE) Receives Underweight Rating from Barclays PLC

Ithaca Energy Inc. (LON:IAE)‘s stock had its “underweight” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Barclays PLC in a research note issued on Monday. They presently have a GBX 85 ($1.05) price target on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price target would suggest a potential downside of 2.30% from the stock’s current price. Other equities analysts also […]

Just Eat PLC (JE) Receives Buy Rating from Jefferies Group

Just Eat PLC (LON:JE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Jefferies Group in a report issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 1,000 ($12.41) price target on the stock. Jefferies Group’s price target indicates a potential upside of 72.41% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities research analysts also recently […]

W.P. Carey Inc. (WPC) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of W.P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “W. P. Carey Inc. is a real estate investment trust engaged in providing long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies. The firm primarily invests in commercial properties […]

Macquarie Reaffirms “Underperform” Rating for United States Steel Corp. (X)

Macquarie reiterated their underperform rating on shares of United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. A number of other brokerages also recently commented on X. Morgan Stanley raised United States Steel Corp. from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating and increased their price target for the […]

Advanced Drainage Systems’ (WMS) Sector Perform Rating Reiterated at RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets reiterated their sector perform rating on shares of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (NYSE:WMS) in a research note published on Wednesday. RBC Capital Markets currently has a $22.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $24.00. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Boenning […]

United States Steel Corp. (X) Rating Lowered to Hold at Argus

Argus cut shares of United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has $6.15 target price on the stock, down from their prior target price of $33.78. Several other research firms have also recently commented on X. Morgan […]

Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (ZAYO) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. is a provider of bandwidth infrastructure services, including dark fiber, wavelengths, SONET, Ethernet, IP services, and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection. Its […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers WGL Holdings Inc. (WGL) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of WGL Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WGL) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “WASHINGTON GAS LIGHT CO is a public utility that delivers and sells natural gas to metropolitan Washington, D.C. and adjoining areas in Maryland and Virginia. A distribution subsidiary […]

Aberdeen Asset Management plc (ADN) Earns Hold Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

Numis Securities Ltd restated their hold rating on shares of Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON:ADN) in a report released on Tuesday. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 265 ($3.29) price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of GBX 285 ($3.54). Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. […]

Brokerages Set Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (AMG) PT at $167.11

Shares of Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (NYSE:AMG) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen analysts that are presently covering the stock. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, seven have assigned a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month […]

Standard Chartered PLC (STAN) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group AG

Credit Suisse Group AG initiated coverage on shares of Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) in a report released on Tuesday morning. The firm issued an underperform rating and a GBX 515 ($6.39) target price on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued […]

RBS (RBS) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG

Credit Suisse Group AG assumed coverage on shares of RBS (LON:RBS) in a report released on Tuesday morning. The firm issued an underperform rating and a GBX 180 ($2.23) price target on the financial services provider’s stock. RBS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a buy […]

First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) Receives $21.58 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are presently covering the firm. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price […]

Toronto-Dominion Bank Forecasted to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $1.24 Per Share (TD)

Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSE:TD) (NYSE:TD) – Desjardins issued their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank in a report released on Friday. Desjardins analyst D. Young expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.24 for the quarter. Desjardins has a “Hold” rating and a $65.00 price target on the stock. Desjardins […]

Leerink Swann Comments on Shire PLC’s Q1 2017 Earnings (SHPG)

Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG) – Equities research analysts at Leerink Swann issued their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for Shire PLC in a research note issued on Wednesday. Leerink Swann analyst J. Gerberry anticipates that the brokerage will earn $3.36 per share for the quarter. Leerink Swann has a “Buy” rating and a $198.00 price objective on […]

Greene King plc (GNK) Price Target Cut to GBX 830

Greene King plc (LON:GNK) had its price objective dropped by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 950 ($11.79) to GBX 830 ($10.30) in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target suggests a potential upside of 23.51% from […]

Aggreko plc (AGK) PT Lowered to GBX 905

Aggreko plc (LON:AGK) had its price objective reduced by equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 991 ($12.29) to GBX 905 ($11.23) in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 11.87% […]

Shaftesbury plc (SHB) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Shaftesbury plc (LON:SHB)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by equities researchers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in a research report issued on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 1,115 ($13.83) price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 24.51% from the […]

Impax Asset Management Group Plc (IPX) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt

Impax Asset Management Group Plc (LON:IPX)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Peel Hunt in a research note issued on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 63 ($0.78) target price on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target indicates a potential upside of 19.43% from the stock’s previous close. Shares of Impax […]

Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr Inc.

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) was downgraded by stock analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a $14.89 price objective on the offshore drilling services provider’s stock. Vetr‘s price target points to a potential upside of 11.54% from the company’s current […]

Vetr Inc. Downgrades Atwood Oceanics Inc. (ATW) to Strong Sell

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE:ATW) was downgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued on Thursday. They presently have a $8.77 price objective on the stock. Vetr‘s target price would indicate a potential downside of 12.30% from the stock’s current price. Other research analysts […]

Union Pacific Corp. (UNP) Rating Lowered to Sell at Vetr Inc.

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) was downgraded by equities researchers at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a $99.75 price objective on the railroad operator’s stock. Vetr‘s target price would indicate a potential downside of 2.83% from the stock’s current price. UNP has been […]

Analysts Set Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (PWE) Price Target at $1.94

Shares of Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) (TSE:PWT) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are covering the firm. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price […]

Alkermes PLC (ALKS) Receives $62.56 Average PT from Brokerages

Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twelve research firms that are currently covering the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price […]

Sky Plc (SKYAY) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Sky Plc (NASDAQ:SKYAY)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Several other analysts have also commented on the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Sky Plc in a report on Thursday. Barclays PLC […]

Amedisys Inc. (AMED) Receives $52.25 Average Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Amedisys Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are presently covering the firm. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price […]

The Carlyle Group LP (CG) Receives $16.75 Average Target Price from Analysts

The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eleven research firms that are presently covering the company. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have updated […]

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) Price Target Cut to $20.00

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) had its target price decreased by research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $21.00 to $20.00 in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the apparel retailer’s stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 23.69% from the […]

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE:AEO) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Though American Eagle's global expansion plans and omni-channel growth are likely to enable it to augment business, its high dependence on external suppliers and macroeconomic headwinds may […]

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQVLF) Raised to “Neutral” at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded shares of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (OTC:FQVLF) from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research note published on Wednesday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Shares of First Quantum Minerals (OTC:FQVLF) opened at 11.1027 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.61 billion, a P/E ratio of 160.9087 […]

GigPeak Inc (GIG) Receives $3.87 Consensus PT from Analysts

GigPeak Inc (NYSE:GIG) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are covering the stock. Twelve equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $3.87. GIG has been […]

Brokerages Set Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) Price Target at $83.40

Shares of Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:RY) (TSE:RY) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the thirteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The […]

Energy Hunter Resources Prices IPO at $9.00-$11.00 Per Share (EHR)

Energy Hunter Resources (EHR) plans to raise $43 million in an IPO on Friday, December 9th. The company will be issuing 4,300,000 shares at a price of $9.00-$11.00 per share. The company has a market-cap of $53.3 million. FBR and Stifel acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Ladenburg Thalman, Northland Capital Markets and […]

Brokerages Set Sherwin-Williams Co. (SHW) PT at $323.73

Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE:SHW) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nineteen analysts that are covering the firm. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, fourteen have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that […]

SJM Holdings Ltd. (SJMHF) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of SJM Holdings Ltd. (OTCMKTS:SJMHF) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. SJM Holdings (OTCMKTS:SJMHF) opened at 0.8047 on Wednesday. SJM Holdings has a 12 month low of $0.56 and a 12 month high of $0.84. […]

Tricon Capital Group Inc (TCN) Earns Outperform Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of Tricon Capital Group Inc (TSE:TCN) in a report published on Wednesday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. TD Securities increased their price target on Tricon Capital Group from C$11.50 to C$12.00 and gave the […]

Kepler Capital Markets Downgrades M¿nchener R¿ckversicherungs-Gesellschaft (MURGY) to Reduce

Kepler Capital Markets cut shares of M¿nchener R¿ckversicherungs-Gesellschaft (OTCMKTS:MURGY) from a hold rating to a reduce rating in a report released on Tuesday. Shares of M¿nchener R¿ckversicherungs-Gesellschaft (OTCMKTS:MURGY) opened at 18.09 on Tuesday. M¿nchener R¿ckversicherungs-Gesellschaft has a one year low of $15.56 and a one year high of $20.92. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “[[title]]” was published […]

Timmins Gold Corp. (TMM) Price Target Cut to C$0.45

Timmins Gold Corp. (TSE:TMM) (NYSE:TGD) had its target price decreased by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets from C$0.65 to C$0.45 in a note issued to investors on Thursday. TMM has been the subject of a number of other reports. TD Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a C$1.10 target price on shares of […]

Seaport Global Securities Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Seadrill Ltd (SDRL)

Seadrill Ltd (NASDAQ:SDRL) – Research analysts at Seaport Global Securities reduced their Q4 2016 EPS estimates for shares of Seadrill in a report issued on Thursday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Brown now forecasts that the firm will earn $0.08 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.09. Seaport Global Securities […]

Michelin (MGDDY) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Jefferies Group

Jefferies Group started coverage on shares of Michelin (OTCMKTS:MGDDY) in a research note released on Tuesday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage issued an underperform rating on the stock. Separately, Berenberg Bank started coverage on Michelin in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. They issued a sell rating on the stock. Shares of Michelin (OTCMKTS:MGDDY) […]

Michelin (MGDDY) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of Michelin (OTCMKTS:MGDDY) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on MGDDY. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on Michelin in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd. […]

William Blair Comments on Blackline Inc’s FY2016 Earnings (BL)

Blackline Inc (NYSE:BL) – Research analysts at William Blair boosted their FY2016 EPS estimates for shares of Blackline in a research report issued on Thursday. William Blair analyst B. Suri now expects that the firm will earn ($0.43) per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of ($0.52). William Blair has a “Outperform” […]

Culp Inc. (CFI) Increases Dividend to $0.08 Per Share

Culp Inc. (NYSE:CFI) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.08 per share on Tuesday, January 17th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th. This is a positive change […]

IBI Group Inc (IBG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Scotiabank

IBI Group Inc (TSE:IBG)‘s stock had its “sector perform” rating restated by research analysts at Scotiabank in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a C$6.50 price objective on the stock. Scotiabank’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 6.91% from the stock’s current price. Several other research firms also […]