Shares of Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seventeen research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $106.00.
A number of analysts recently commented on EMN shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of Eastman Chemical from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on shares of Eastman Chemical from $98.00 to $107.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Eastman Chemical from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Eastman Chemical from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday.
Best Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Euronet Worldwide Inc.(EEFT)
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. provides payment and transaction processing and distribution solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers, and individual consumers. The company operates in three segments: EFT Processing, epay, and Money Transfer. The EFT Processing segment provides electronic payment solutions consisting of automated teller machine (ATM) network participation, outsourced ATM and point-of-sale (POS) management solutions, credit and debit card outsourcing, card issuing, and merchant acquiring services; advertising, customer relationship management, currency conversion, mobile top-up, bill payment, fraud management, and foreign remittance payout services; and integrated software solutions for electronic payments and transaction delivery systems. As of December 31, 2011, it processed transactions for a network of 14,224 ATMs and approximately 57,000 POS terminals in Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. The epay segment engages in the ele ctronic distribution of prepaid mobile airtime and other electronic payment products, and provides collection services for various payment products, cards, and services. This segment operates a network of approximately 615,000 POS terminals to enable electronic processing of prepaid mobile airtime top-up services and other electronic payment products in Europe, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific, North America, and South America, as well as distributes vouchers and physical gifts in Europe. The Money Transfer segment provides consumer-to-consumer money transfer services through a network of sending agents and company-owned stores in North America and Europe; customers bill payment services; payment alternatives, such as money orders and prepaid debit cards; check cashing services for various issued checks; and foreign currency exchange services. The company serves customers in approximately 150 countries worldwide. Euronet Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquarte red in Leawood, Kansas.
- [By Lou Whiteman]
Shares of Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ:EEFT) were up 16.8% in February, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the payments and remittance company delivered fourth-quarter earnings that exceeded expectations and said it is well-positioned for future growth.
- [By Asit Sharma]
For global transactions facilitator Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ:EEFT), the final quarter of 2018 revealed highly credible performances in each of the company’s three major business segments. More importantly, Euronet’s epay division appears to be returning to growth mode after several quarters of middling results.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new stake in shares of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 2,792 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $280,000.
- [By Ethan Ryder]
Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ:EEFT) had its price objective upped by SunTrust Banks to $155.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the business services provider’s stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Euronet Worldwide’s Q1 2019 earnings at $0.77 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.49 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $2.82 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $1.51 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $6.60 EPS.
Best Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Sinovac Biotech Ltd.(SVA)
Sinovac Biotech Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and commercialization of vaccines against the hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and influenza viruses in the People’s Republic of China. It offers Healive, an inactivated hepatitis A vaccine; Bilive, a combination of hepatitis A and B vaccine; Anflu, a split virus influenza vaccine; and Panflu, a vaccine against the influenza A H1N1 virus. The company’s pipeline vaccine candidates include a split viron vaccine, which completed Phase II clinical trials for the H5N1 influenza virus; and a SARS vaccine, which completed Phase I clinical trials for the SARS virus. In addition, its pipeline vaccine candidates that completed the pre-clinical trials comprise human vaccines for EV71, pneumococcal conjugate, haemophilus influenzae type b, meningitis, Japanese encephalitis, chickenpox, mumps, and rubella diseases, as well as rabies vaccine for humans and animals. The company markets and sell s its vaccine products directly to the provincial and municipal disease control and prevention centers. It has a patent license agreement with the National Institutes of Health; distribution agreements with LG Life Sciences, Ltd. and Glovax C.V.; and a pandemic influenza vaccine co-development agreement with the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Sinovac Biotech Ltd. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.
- [By Joseph Griffin]
News articles about Sinovac Biotech (NASDAQ:SVA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sinovac Biotech earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.8977999719642 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Best Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc.(WHLR)
Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. engages in acquiring, financing, developing, leasing, owning, and managing real estate properties in the mid-Atlantic, southeast, and southwest United States. It acquires strip centers, neighborhood, grocery-anchored, community, and free-standing retail properties. The company leases its properties to national and regional retailers. As of June 30, 2011, its portfolio had a total gross leasable area of 368,865 square feet. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
- [By Money Morning News Team]
Rounding out the top five is a financial services stock, Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. (NASDAQ: WHLR), which advanced more than 63% to end the week at $1.80 per share.
- [By Money Morning Staff Reports]
Here are last week’s top-performing penny stocks:
Penny Stock Sector Current Share Price Last Week’s Gain
OncoCyte Corp. (NYSE: OCX) Healthcare $4.98 159.38%
Fortress Biotech (NASDAQ: FBIO) Healthcare $2.47 133.02%
Trevena Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN) Healthcare $1.01 86.69%
Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) Healthcare $0.58 66.82%
Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc.(NASDAQ: WHLR) Financial $1.80 63.64%
Scynexis Inc. (NASDAQ: SCYX) Healthcare $1.13 53.64%
Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE: EGO) Basic Materials $3.98 47.96%
Novus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: NVUS) Healthcare $4.15 43.60%
PHI Inc. (NASDAQ: PHII) Services $4.50 42.14%
BioTime Inc. (NYSE: BTX) Healthcare $1.33 41.50%
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- [By Ethan Ryder]
Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust (NASDAQ:WHLR) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Friday.
Best Value Stocks To Watch Right Now: Bazaarvoice, Inc.(BV)
Bazaarvoice, Inc., incorporated on May 25, 2005, offers solutions and services that allow its retailer and brand clients to understand that consumer voice and the role it plays in influencing purchasing decisions, both online and offline. The Company’s solutions collect, curate and display consumer-generated content, including ratings and reviews, questions and answers, customer stories, and social posts, photos and videos. This content is syndicated and distributed across its clients’ marketing channels, including category/product pages, search terms, brand sites, mobile applications, in-store displays, and paid and earned advertising. Its solutions, which it provides primarily through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, enable the clients to capture and display consumer-generated content, such as online ratings and reviews, photos, and questions and answers about specific products and services; syndicate that consumer-generated content into its network of brand and retail clients; understand consumer behavior, and monetize the value of that content through targeted advertising based on online and offline shopping behavior.
The Company’s geographical segments include Americas, EMEA and Other. Its solutions operate in two categories of products and services: the collection, curation, growth and analysis of consumer-generated content, and the distribution and monetization of consumer-generated content collected by its clients. The collection, Curation, Growth and Analysis of Consumer-Generated Content category includes Bazaarvoice Conversations Platform, Bazaarvoice Curations, Bazaarvoice Product Sampling and Bazaarvoice Spotlights. The distribution and monetization of consumer-generated content collected by its client’s category includes Bazaarvoice Connections Solutions, Bazaarvoice Advertising and Bazaarvoice Professional and Managed Services.
Bazaarvoice Conversations Platform
The Conversations platform provides its retailer and brand clients with capabil! ities to capture, manage and display online consumer-generated content. Consumers interact with the Company’s solutions as they view or author consumer reviews, questions, photos, videos, long-format narratives and other forms of consumer-generated content. Content that is displayed by the Company’s Conversations platform can be styled to match its clients’ brand, preserving branding elements of its clients’ businesses. Content collected and managed by the Company’s Conversations platform is used by its clients in a range of applications, including their online Websites, mobile-optimized Websites, mobile applications, social networks, in-store kiosks, physical in-store displays, printed flyers, e-mail, and other forms of online and offline media. The key products and features of the Conversations platform include ratings and reviews, questions and answers, seller ratings and workbench analytics. The ratings and reviews allow its clients to capture, manage and display consumer reviews about their products and services on their Websites and mobile-optimized Websites. The questions and answers allow its clients to facilitate question and answer conversations between consumers, or between consumers and brand representatives, on their Websites. The seller ratings provide clients the ability to solicit and collect reviews about their company. Seller ratings are based on reviews about customers’ online experiences with the client’s company.
The Bazaarvoice Curations allow the Company’s clients to pull in content from across a range of social platforms, including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Clients can then organize and display photos, videos, text and links that leverage social content throughout their site.
Bazaarvoice Product Sampling
The Bazaarvoice Product Sampling allows brands and retailers to build their own branded community. The Bazaarvoice Product Sampling helps in engaging their advocates to gain content and momentum for ! new produ! cts, seasonal launches or across a portfolio.
The Bazaarvoice Spotlights provides its clients the opportunity to achieve search results at the product category level. This is done by including consumer-generated content on their category pages, in addition to their product pages.
Bazaarvoice Connections Solutions
The Conversations clients are connected through its SaaS platform to form a syndication network. It offers network syndication and brand engagement solutions to facilitate the distribution of online consumer generated content among its clients, and to enable brands to directly interact with consumers on its retail clients’ Websites. Its BrandAnswers enables brands to interact directly with consumers on retail Websites within its network to answer questions and provide suggestions on alternative products. The Company’s Review Response enables brands to interact with consumers by responding to reviews posted on retail Websites within its network.
By leveraging shopper devices in the Company’s network, the advertising platform enables its brands and retailers to place digital advertising directly to in-market shoppers, based on their behavior in reading reviews, interacting with product data pages and searching category pages. The key products and features of its Advertising platform include Shopper Segments, Word of Mouth Advertisements, Mobile Advertising and Retail Site Monetization. It develops shopper profiles and sells targeted sets of shoppers to brand marketing departments, shopper marketing agencies and media agencies. The Company also sells to non-retail brands, such as those within the automotive and financial industries that wish to reach the engaged shopper. Its Advertising solution enables brands to reach consumers on their mobile devices.
The Company competes with PowerReviews, Sprnklr, Turn To, Reevoo, eKomi, Yotpo, Rating System and Gigya.
- [By Motley Fool Transcribers]
BrightView Holdings Inc (NYSE:BV)Q1 2019 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 07, 2019, 10:00 a.m. ET
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- [By Paul Ausick]
BrightView Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BV) raised $469 million selling 21.3 million shares at $22, the low end of the expected range. Shares dropped 3% on the first day of trading and closed the week flat.