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What makes some states more popular to specific financial services providers?

What makes some states more popular to specific financial services providers?

The United States of America stands out as the leading economic powerhouse globally; a reputation it has held for several centuries now. The assumptions most people often have; especially those who have lived in the US, is that the whole of the US is equally developed with citizens having equal access to quality service delivery […]
PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Upgraded by Stephens to Overweight

PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Upgraded by Stephens to Overweight

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) was upgraded by stock analysts at Stephens from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, The Fly reports. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on PACW. Piper Jaffray Companies dropped their price objective on PacWest Bancorp from […]
Bank of America Corp (BAC) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Bank of America’s shares significantly outperformed the Zacks categorized Major Regional Banks industry, over the last six months. The company’s first-quarter 2017 earnings easily surpassed the Zacks […]
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “In the last three months, Fortune Brands' shares looks overvalued compared with the Zacks categorized Protection Safety Equipment & Services industry. Also, we believe that […]
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has a $51.00 price objective on the semiconductor company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price points to a potential upside of 13.54% from the stock’s […]
Morgan Stanley (MS) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Morgan Stanley (MS) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Monday. The firm presently has a $48.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price objective points to a potential upside of 14.83% from the company’s current price. According […]
NVR, Inc. (NVR) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

NVR, Inc. (NVR) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “NVR’s first-quarter 2017 earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 27.3% and rose 59% from the year-ago level. Earnings were driven by lower effective tax rate in the quarter. […]
Plexus Corp. (PLXS) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Plexus Corp. (PLXS) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ:PLXS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Plexus reported second quarter fiscal 2017 results wherein earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate while revenues missed the same. Weakness in Communications segment continues to be […]
Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Philip Morris posted weaker-than-expected first-quarter 2017 results, wherein both earnings and revenues lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate. While earnings of $0.98 per share were […]
QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Qualcomm posted mixed second quarter 2017 financial results where the bottom line outshined the Zacks Consensus Estimate, the top line missed the same. Qualcomm’s […]
Torchmark Co. (TMK) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Torchmark Co. (TMK) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Torchmark Co. (NYSE:TMK) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Monday. The firm currently has a $85.00 price objective on the insurance provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 11.36% from the company’s previous close. According […]
Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Upgraded to “Buy” by Johnson Rice

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Upgraded to “Buy” by Johnson Rice

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) was upgraded by equities researchers at Johnson Rice from an “accumulate” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on DLTR. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price objective on Dollar Tree from $94.00 to $95.00 […]
Welltower Inc (HCN) Downgraded by Evercore ISI

Welltower Inc (HCN) Downgraded by Evercore ISI

Welltower Inc (NYSE:HCN) was downgraded by analysts at Evercore ISI to an “underperform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, The Fly reports. A number of other research analysts also recently commented on HCN. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $63.00 price objective on shares of […]
Evercore ISI Lowers HCP, Inc. (HCP) to Underperform

Evercore ISI Lowers HCP, Inc. (HCP) to Underperform

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) was downgraded by Evercore ISI to an “underperform” rating in a research report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. HCP has been the topic of a number of other reports. Robert W. Baird started coverage on shares of HCP in a report on Friday, March 10th. They issued a “neutral” rating and […]
KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) Downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold”

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) Downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold”

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) was downgraded by analysts at Sandler O’Neill from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, The Fly reports. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A […]
Capital Bank Financial Corp (CBF) Cut to “Mkt Perform” at FBR & Co

Capital Bank Financial Corp (CBF) Cut to “Mkt Perform” at FBR & Co

Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) was downgraded by research analysts at FBR & Co from an “outperform” rating to a “mkt perform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They presently have a $44.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. FBR & Co’s target price indicates […]
Hillenbrand, Inc. (HI) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Hillenbrand, Inc. (HI) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “HILLENBRAND, INC. is the holding company for Batesville Casket Company, a leader in the North American death care industry through the sale of funeral services products, including burial caskets, […]
Houlihan Lokey Inc (HLI) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Houlihan Lokey Inc (HLI) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Houlihan Lokey, Inc. is an investment bank which focuses on mergers and acquisitions, financings, financial restructurings and financial advisory services. The Company’s operating segment consists of Corporate Finance, […]
Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Guidance Software, Inc. (GUID) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “GUIDANCE SOFTWARE INC., is recognized worldwide as the industry leader in digital investigative solutions. Its EnCase platform provides the foundation for government, corporate and law enforcement organizations […]
Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (HR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (HR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Healthcare Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust that integrates owning, managing and developing income-producing real estate properties associated with the delivery of healthcare […]
Horiba Ltd (HRIBF) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Horiba Ltd (HRIBF) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Horiba Ltd (NASDAQ:HRIBF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Horiba Ltd. engages in manufacture and sale of instruments and systems for industrial applications. Its operating segments include Automotive Test Systems, Process and Environmental Instruments, Semiconductor Instruments, Medical-Diagnostic Instruments […]
HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “HMS Holdings furnishes information-based revenue recovery and business office outsourcing services to healthcare providers and payors. “ A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed […]
Turtle Beach Corp (HEAR) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Turtle Beach Corp (HEAR) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Turtle Beach Corp (NASDAQ:HEAR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $1.00 target price on the communications equipment provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price points to a potential upside of 11.11% from the […]
Haynes International, Inc. (HAYN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Haynes International, Inc. (HAYN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Haynes International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAYN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Haynes International, Inc. is a technology-oriented company devoted primarily to the development and manufacture of high-performance nickel- and cobalt-based alloys for service in severe corrosion […]
H2O INNOVATION INC (HEOFF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

H2O INNOVATION INC (HEOFF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

H2O INNOVATION INC (NASDAQ:HEOFF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “H2O Innovation Inc. designs and provides integrated water treatment solutions based on membrane filtration technology to municipal, energy and natural resources end-users. It designs water treatment […]
Hub Group Inc (HUBG) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Hub Group Inc (HUBG) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Hub Group Inc (NASDAQ:HUBG) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Hub Group, Inc. is a full service transportation provider, offering intermodal, truck brokerage and comprehensive logistics services. “ Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in […]
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