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GM announces battery plant coming to Tennessee
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| April 16th | 2021  11:51AM
GM announces battery plant coming to Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors and LG Energy Solution on Friday announced plans to invest more than $2.3 billion to build a second U.S. electric vehicle battery factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The project is a joint venture between GM and LG Energy, making it one of three U.S. factories that will build electric vehicles. The…
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US lifts Vietnam, Switzerland from currency manipulator list
US lifts Vietnam, Switzerland from currency manipulator list
| April 16th | 2021  11:37AM
US lifts Vietnam, Switzerland from currency manipulator list
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vietnam and Switzerland have been removed from the list of nations labeled by the U.S. as currency manipulators, reversing a decision made by the Trump administration in December. In its semi-annual report to Congress on currency manipulation, the first under the Biden administration, the U.S. Treasury Department said Friday that no country currently meets the U.S.
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Stocks rise, push S&P 500 toward another weekly gain
Stocks rise, push S&P 500 toward another weekly gain
| April 16th | 2021  11:36AM
Stocks rise, push S&P 500 toward another weekly gain
Major indexes are mostly higher in morning trading on Wall Street Friday as a tick up in bond yields helped lift bank stocks. The broad gains in the market were tempered by technology stocks falling, which has typically happened when bond yields move higher. Crude oil prices also slipped and weighed down energy companies. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% as of 11:21 a.m.
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Dell Bursts Upward 6.7%, Holds Gains Into Morning Trading
Dell Bursts Upward 6.7%, Holds Gains Into Morning Trading
| April 16th | 2021  11:30AM
Dell Bursts Upward 6.7%, Holds Gains Into Morning Trading
Dell (NYSE:DELL) has been on a nicely upward tear of late, buoyed by improving analyst sentiment and some exciting new use cases. The computer manufacturer recently turned in another 6.7% in trading, featuring gains that have held into the trading day so far as of this writing. That's good news for the company, and even better for investors, so let's…
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Simon Property Group Building a New Streak of Gains
Simon Property Group Building a New Streak of Gains
| April 16th | 2021  11:00AM
Simon Property Group Building a New Streak of Gains
Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG) has been clinging to the recovery narrative for some time now, and it seems like it's starting to pay off. The company was up 0.8% on trading yesterday and added another 1.42% in overnight trading, holding onto its gains into morning trading amid new love from analysts and improving overall market conditions for malls. A…
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Coast Guard divers hope to reach 12 missing in capsized ship
Coast Guard divers hope to reach 12 missing in capsized ship
| April 16th | 2021  10:48AM
Coast Guard divers hope to reach 12 missing in capsized ship
PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — Divers searching for oil industry workers on a capsized lift boat prepared to enter the vessel Friday, a rescue effort complicated by daunting technical challenges and continued bad weather. The hope is that the 12 missing people have found air pockets to survive inside the Seacor Power, most of which is submerged in 50-foot seas about 8 miles (13 kilometers) off the Louisiana coast.
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The Latest: Eli Lilly: Antibody combo works best on variants
The Latest: Eli Lilly: Antibody combo works best on variants
| April 16th | 2021  10:35AM
The Latest: Eli Lilly: Antibody combo works best on variants
INDIANAPOLIS — Drugmaker Eli Lilly says its COVID-19 antibody drug should no longer be given to patients alone because treatment combinations work better fighting some variants of the coronavirus. The company is asking U.S. regulators to revoke their emergency authorization for the use of bamlanivimab alone. Lilly announced Friday there…
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Stocks open higher; S&P 500 heads for another weekly gain
Stocks open higher; S&P 500 heads for another weekly gain
| April 16th | 2021  10:24AM
Stocks open higher; S&P 500 heads for another weekly gain
Major indexes are mostly higher in early trading on Wall Street Friday as a tick up in bond yields helped lift bank stocks. Technology companies, which have typically moved lower when bond yields have risen, fell modestly. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% as of 10 a.m. Eastern, on track for its fourth weekly gain in a row. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4% and the technology-heavy Nasdaq fell 0.2%.
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How the Kremlin provides a safe harbor for ransomware
How the Kremlin provides a safe harbor for ransomware
| April 16th | 2021  10:15AM
How the Kremlin provides a safe harbor for ransomware
BOSTON (AP) — A global epidemic of digital extortion known as ransomware is crippling local governments, hospitals, school districts and businesses by scrambling their data files until they pay up. Law enforcement has been largely powerless to stop it. One big reason: Ransomware rackets are dominated by Russian-speaking cybercriminals…
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US home construction rebounds in March after frigid February
US home construction rebounds in March after frigid February
| April 16th | 2021  9:53AM
US home construction rebounds in March after frigid February
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. housing construction rebounded strongly in March with home builders recovering from an unusually frigid February that shut down projects. Builders began construction on new homes and apartments at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.74 million units in March, the Commerce Department reported Friday, a 19.4%…
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3 Mid-Caps with Bullish Insider Activity
3 Mid-Caps with Bullish Insider Activity
| April 16th | 2021  9:00AM
3 Mid-Caps with Bullish Insider Activity
While Wall Street analysts and market pundits often have an intimate knowledge of the companies they follow, no one has a better understanding of a company's products and markets than management itself. This is why many investors pay close attention to insider trading activity. When corporate insiders purchase their own company shares, it can be a telling sign that the stock is undervalued.
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3 Retail Stocks to Add to Your Shopping List
3 Retail Stocks to Add to Your Shopping List
| April 16th | 2021  5:29AM
3 Retail Stocks to Add to Your Shopping List
Consumer spending is one of the biggest drivers of economic activity and is playing a critical role in the ongoing economic recovery from the pandemic. If people aren’t heading out to spend money on goods and services, businesses will struggle to stay profitable which leads to high unemployment. That’s part of the logic behind the enormous amount of stimulus payments that are going to out to encourage consumer spending.
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3 Sector ETFs to Buy Now
3 Sector ETFs to Buy Now
| April 16th | 2021  5:19AM
3 Sector ETFs to Buy Now
Exchange-Traded Funds, or ETFs, offer investors so many different advantages that it’s no wonder they have become such a big part of most people’s portfolios over the past few decades. These financial instruments are a strong alternative to mutual funds thanks to their lower fees and can offer a simple and straightforward way to diversify your holdings.
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3 Newly Public Companies Gaining Big Since Their Debut 
3 Newly Public Companies Gaining Big Since Their Debut 
| April 16th | 2021  5:09AM
3 Newly Public Companies Gaining Big Since Their Debut 
Newly public companies are often among the market’s biggest gainers, and Upstart Holdings (NASDAQ: UPST), Inari Medical (NASDAQ: NARI), and Montrose Environmental (NYSE: MEG) are among those on an uptrend since their public-market debuts in 2020.  Companies new to the market tend to attract attention from investors, and in some cases, the media.
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Why Hooker Furniture Should be a Small Cap Portfolio Fixture
Why Hooker Furniture Should be a Small Cap Portfolio Fixture
| April 16th | 2021  5:05AM
Why Hooker Furniture Should be a Small Cap Portfolio Fixture
The furniture industry has been one of the most interesting beneficiaries of the pandemic economy and Virginia-based Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ:HOFT) is no exception. The stock went on an eight-month winning streak to close out 2020 and has since showed little sign of slowing down. Americans have been spending more time at home during COVID-19 so it only makes sense that spending on home furnishings has been in style.
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High Tide Stock is a Compelling Vertically-Integrated Cannabis Play
High Tide Stock is a Compelling Vertically-Integrated Cannabis Play
| April 16th | 2021  5:00AM
High Tide Stock is a Compelling Vertically-Integrated Cannabis Play
Vertically integrated cannabis producer and distributor High Tide (OTCMKTS: HITIF) stock is up triple digits on the year. While cannabis investors are familiar with producers like Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY), cultivation manufacturers like Hydrofarm (NASDAQ: HYFM) and retailers like GrowGeneration (NASDAQ: GRWG), it’s rare to find a true vertically integrated cannabis player on a massive scale.
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UnitedHealth Group Rockets To New High
UnitedHealth Group Rockets To New High
| April 16th | 2021  5:00AM
UnitedHealth Group Rockets To New High
Tailwinds Support UnitedHealth Group Let's face it, the healthcare industry is growing and supported by government policy and that's why UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is moving higher. That and the fact results are topping the analyst's estimates, the company keeps guiding the market higher, and the outlook for dividend growth is very positive.…
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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Is Driving To New All-Time Highs
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Is Driving To New All-Time Highs
| April 16th | 2021  1:00AM
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Is Driving To New All-Time Highs
The Rebound In Trucking Is On  The J.B. Hunt Transportation Services (NASDAQ: JBHT) Q1 results prove the rebound in trucking is on. The industry has been in high demand over the last year but struggled to gain momentum until only very recently. The Q1 results are not only better than expected but point to solid demand and business expansion for this company in 2021.
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PPG Industries Gives Evidence Of Broad-Based Systemic Recovery
PPG Industries Gives Evidence Of Broad-Based Systemic Recovery
| April 16th | 2021  1:00AM
PPG Industries Gives Evidence Of Broad-Based Systemic Recovery
PPG Industries: Blows Past Consensus  PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) is evidence of something we've seen brewing in the economy since the late 2nd quarter of 2020. A broad-based systemic economic recovery driven by high demand at all levels of the supply chains. Demand for goods has been high for the last 12 months due to stimulus spending and stay-at-home activities.
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3 Dividend Stocks to Help You Fight Inflation
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| April 14th, 5:48 AM
3 Dividend Stocks to Help You Fight Inflation
It’s safe to say that one of the biggest concerns that economists and investors have on their minds at this time is inflation. With historic amounts of fiscal stimulus being added to the economy and steadily increasing government spending, many believe that widespread inflation is already occurring. This week we learned that the consumer price…
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It’s Time To Make A Play On Oil 
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| April 15th, 6:05 AM
It’s Time To Make A Play On Oil 
Oil Prices Set To Rise On Growing Demand  Based on the data it sure looks like oil prices are about to move higher. Not only is the world demand picture brightening but production has yet to pick up. The latest inventory data from EIA underscores this statement as it shows not only an acceleration of weekly drawdowns but a continuation of the trend of weaker than expected data.  The latest read shows crude inventory in the U.S.
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Why NVIDIA Stock is a Buy After Investor Day
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| April 14th, 1:00 AM
Why NVIDIA Stock is a Buy After Investor Day
It’s safe to say that NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) just had a very successful investor day given the price action of the stock following the event. Investor days can be hit or miss for companies depending on what their respective management teams have planned and the market’s overall reception of the proceedings. Also known as analyst days, investor…
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3 Online Payment Stocks Capitalizing On Covid-Era Trends
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| April 14th, 5:45 AM
3 Online Payment Stocks Capitalizing On Covid-Era Trends
Back in March 2020, when lockdowns began and businesses were shut down, investors lost confidence in everything, even online payment systems such as PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), Square (NYSE: SQ) and Shift4 (NYSE: FOUR).  Analysts and investors initially expected economic devastation, not anticipating the rise in online businesses and others that fit…
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Tencent Music Stock is a Risky Yet Rewarding Bet Much Lower
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| April 15th, 6:00 AM
Tencent Music Stock is a Risky Yet Rewarding Bet Much Lower
Chinese online music platform Tencent Music (NYSE: TME) stock surged to highs of $32.25 on March 23, 2021, before collapsing nearly in half to a low of $16.31 just three days later. Massive selling also occurred in Viacom (NYSE: VIAC) and Discovery Networks (NASDAQ: DISCA) and various Chinese stocks including Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU),Tencent (NYSE: TME), Vipshop (NYSE: VIPS), and iQIYI (NASDAQ: IQ).
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3 Consumer Defensive Stocks Delivering Tech-Like Returns
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| April 14th, 5:45 AM
3 Consumer Defensive Stocks Delivering Tech-Like Returns
In the world of professional sports, defense often wins championships. In stock investing, defensive companies typically don't produce championship caliber returns. This role is usually best left for cyclical, high-growth stocks. Sometimes, however, the tables are turned, and the defense goes on offense. This is exactly what is happening for a handful…
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NXP Semiconductors Looks to Carry Momentum into 2021
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| April 14th, 6:20 AM
NXP Semiconductors Looks to Carry Momentum into 2021
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) had a rough 2020. The company – which derives nearly half of its revenue from its automotive business – saw full-year revenue drop 3% yoy to $8.6 billion. But that 3% dip doesn’t tell the whole story – it was an uneven year for NXP. In the second quarter, revenue decreased 18% yoy to $1.82 billion.
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Two Airlines Get Fresh Tailwinds From Upgrades 
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| April 14th, 1:00 AM
Two Airlines Get Fresh Tailwinds From Upgrades 
Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) and JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) are the latest two airlines to grab the attention of Wall Street as the economic recovery continues to gather pace. Last week we covered similar moves with United (NASDAQ: UAL) and Alaska (NYSE: ALK) so it’s clear the upside potential in the airline space has some room to go yet. As a long…
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3 Sector ETFs to Buy Now
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| April 16th, 5:19 AM
3 Sector ETFs to Buy Now
Exchange-Traded Funds, or ETFs, offer investors so many different advantages that it’s no wonder they have become such a big part of most people’s portfolios over the past few decades. These financial instruments are a strong alternative to mutual funds thanks to their lower fees and can offer a simple and straightforward way to diversify your holdings.
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Four Reasons Why Truist Financial Is a Super Bet Among Regional Banks
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| April 15th, 5:45 AM
Four Reasons Why Truist Financial Is a Super Bet Among Regional Banks
Truist Financial (NYSE:TFC) is a super-regional bank that was formerly known as the Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T). The bank changed its name after merging with Atlanta-based SunTrust Bank in December 2019. You may recognize the Truist name because, upon completion of the merger, the bank inherited the naming rights to Major League Baseball’s…
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Sizing Up The Opportunity In Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN)
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| April 15th, 1:00 AM
Sizing Up The Opportunity In Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN)
A single daily candlestick won’t tell the viewer much about Coinbase’s (NASDAQ: COIN) first day of public trading, but there’s more than meets the eye here. Having had a reference price of $250 set by the Nasdaq and Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, shares started trading at $380 on Wednesday morning and justified the hype they’d created.  In…
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3 Newly Public Companies Gaining Big Since Their Debut 
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| April 16th, 5:09 AM
3 Newly Public Companies Gaining Big Since Their Debut 
Newly public companies are often among the market’s biggest gainers, and Upstart Holdings (NASDAQ: UPST), Inari Medical (NASDAQ: NARI), and Montrose Environmental (NYSE: MEG) are among those on an uptrend since their public-market debuts in 2020.  Companies new to the market tend to attract attention from investors, and in some cases, the media.
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Coinbase is here: A cryptocurrency exchange goes public
Coinbase is here: A cryptocurrency exchange goes public
| April 14th, 12:07 PM
Coinbase is here: A cryptocurrency exchange goes public
Wall Street is still waiting on the first trade for Coinbase, as the digital currency exchange makes its highly-anticipated debut on the stock market. Coinbase Global Inc. is making its initial public offering of stock Wednesday with cryptocurrency chatter seemingly everywhere, even at the U.S. Federal Reserve. Digital currencies are…
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3 Reasons Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Stock is a Buy After Q1 Earnings
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| April 15th, 5:44 AM
3 Reasons Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Stock is a Buy After Q1 Earnings
Anytime a company posts record earnings like Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) just did, it’s a good idea for investors to take note. It’s all the more impressive given this leading investment banking and securities company’s extended history of delivering strong results. The banking sector has been impressive in 2021 given the prospects of an economic recovery and rising interest rates.
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3 Retail Stocks to Add to Your Shopping List
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| April 16th, 5:29 AM
3 Retail Stocks to Add to Your Shopping List
Consumer spending is one of the biggest drivers of economic activity and is playing a critical role in the ongoing economic recovery from the pandemic. If people aren’t heading out to spend money on goods and services, businesses will struggle to stay profitable which leads to high unemployment. That’s part of the logic behind the enormous amount of stimulus payments that are going to out to encourage consumer spending.
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Coinbase is here: A digital currency exchange goes public
Coinbase is here: A digital currency exchange goes public
| April 14th, 7:42 AM
Coinbase is here: A digital currency exchange goes public
Wall Street will be focused on Coinbase Wednesday with the digital currency exchange becoming a publicly traded company. Coinbase is making its initial public offering of stock with cryptocurrency chatter seemingly everywhere, even at the U.S. Federal Reserve. It is being incorporated into the business plans and accepted by major corporations like Tesla, PayPal and Visa.
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Buy the Dip on Bally's as Huge New Moves are Planned
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| April 13th, 2:00 PM
Buy the Dip on Bally's as Huge New Moves are Planned
Bally's (NYSE:BALY) has been hit hard by the coronavirus and the various government restrictions placed on casino gaming and racetrack operations therein. Recently, however, the company sent news our way about moves it was making to help bring the company back to prominence. Though the company was down nearly 5% in premarket trading, what the company…
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High Tide Stock is a Compelling Vertically-Integrated Cannabis Play
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| April 16th, 5:00 AM
High Tide Stock is a Compelling Vertically-Integrated Cannabis Play
Vertically integrated cannabis producer and distributor High Tide (OTCMKTS: HITIF) stock is up triple digits on the year. While cannabis investors are familiar with producers like Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY), cultivation manufacturers like Hydrofarm (NASDAQ: HYFM) and retailers like GrowGeneration (NASDAQ: GRWG), it’s rare to find a true vertically integrated cannabis player on a massive scale.
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3 Stocks Rising On Stellar Earnings And Revenue Growth
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| April 14th, 1:00 AM
3 Stocks Rising On Stellar Earnings And Revenue Growth
One hallmark of a growth stock is strong quarterly and annual earnings, and that’s something that DR Horton (NYSE: DHI), Boise Cascade (NYSE: BCC) and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) have in common.  Although these three stocks hail from diverse industries, all are good examples of run-ups on the heels of solid earnings growth.  While…
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Zacks Investment Research Lowers Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) to Hold
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| April 16th, 11:46 AM
Zacks Investment Research Lowers Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) to Hold
Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report issued on Friday, Zacks.com reports. They currently have a $47.00 price target on the real estate investment trust's stock. Zacks Investment Research's target price suggests a potential upside of 6.21% from the stock's previous close.
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TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) Price Target Raised to $14.50 at Scotiabank
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| April 16th, 11:33 AM
TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) Price Target Raised to $14.50 at Scotiabank
TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) (TSE:TA) had its target price upped by equities researchers at Scotiabank from $13.50 to $14.50 in a research note issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The brokerage presently has an "outperform" rating on the utilities provider's stock. Scotiabank's price target would suggest a potential upside of 47.81% from the company's previous close.A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on TAC.
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Quanterix (NASDAQ:QTRX) Shares Down 5.3% Following Insider Selling
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Quanterix (NASDAQ:QTRX) Shares Down 5.3% Following Insider Selling
Quanterix Co. (NASDAQ:QTRX) shares dropped 5.3% during trading on Friday after an insider sold shares in the company. The stock traded as low as $60.01 and last traded at $60.22. Approximately 2,184 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 100% from the average daily volume of 438,231 shares. The stock had previously closed at $63.61.Specifically,…
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Datadog (NASDAQ:DDOG) Trading Down 5.5% on Insider Selling
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Datadog (NASDAQ:DDOG) Trading Down 5.5% on Insider Selling
Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ:DDOG) shares fell 5.5% during trading on Friday following insider selling activity. The company traded as low as $89.29 and last traded at $90.07. 69,607 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 98% from the average session volume of 3,696,815 shares. The stock had previously closed at $95.27.Specifically, CEO Olivier Pomel sold 439,200 shares of Datadog stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 2nd.
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U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Stock Price Up 3.6% on Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Stock Price Up 3.6% on Analyst Upgrade
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)'s share price rose 3.6% during trading on Friday after Morgan Stanley raised their price target on the stock from $58.00 to $60.00. Morgan Stanley currently has an equal weight rating on the stock. U.S. Bancorp traded as high as $58.37 and last traded at $58.37. Approximately 128,288 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 98% from the average daily volume of 7,912,999 shares.
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Moderna (NASDAQ:MRNA) Trading 4.3% Higher After Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Moderna (NASDAQ:MRNA) Trading 4.3% Higher After Analyst Upgrade
Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA)'s stock price traded up 4.3% during mid-day trading on Friday after Piper Sandler raised their price target on the stock from $208.00 to $234.00. Piper Sandler currently has an overweight rating on the stock. Moderna traded as high as $167.50 and last traded at $166.80. 185,636 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 98% from the average session volume of 11,708,739 shares.
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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Sees Large Volume Increase After Better-Than-Expected Earnings
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Sees Large Volume Increase After Better-Than-Expected Earnings
Shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) saw strong trading volume on Friday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. 576,867 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 95% from the previous session's volume of 11,527,611 shares.The stock last traded at $80.50 and had previously closed at $80.82.The financial services…
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G1 Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GTHX) Shares Gap Down on Insider Selling
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
G1 Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GTHX) Shares Gap Down on Insider Selling
G1 Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTHX)'s stock price gapped down prior to trading on Friday following insider selling activity. The stock had previously closed at $25.11, but opened at $24.40. G1 Therapeutics shares last traded at $23.95, with a volume of 7,318 shares traded. Specifically, Director Mark A. Velleca sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 20th.
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BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) Shares Gap Up After Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) Shares Gap Up After Analyst Upgrade
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) shares gapped up prior to trading on Friday after Wedbush raised their price target on the stock from $60.00 to $68.00. The stock had previously closed at $58.83, but opened at $60.31. Wedbush currently has an outperform rating on the stock. BJ's Restaurants shares last traded at $59.62, with a volume of 508 shares trading hands.
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First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) Shares Gap Up on Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
First Majestic Silver (NYSE:AG) Shares Gap Up on Analyst Upgrade
First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) (TSE:FR)'s stock price gapped up before the market opened on Friday after HC Wainwright raised their price target on the stock from $19.50 to $20.00. The stock had previously closed at $16.87, but opened at $17.40. HC Wainwright currently has a buy rating on the stock. First Majestic Silver shares last traded at $16.81, with a volume of 140,243 shares traded.
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GMS (NYSE:GMS) Hits New 12-Month High After Insider Buying Activity
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
GMS (NYSE:GMS) Hits New 12-Month High After Insider Buying Activity
GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS)'s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday following insider buying activity. The stock traded as high as $45.31 and last traded at $45.31, with a volume of 9470 shares. The stock had previously closed at $44.15.Specifically, major shareholder Coliseum Capital Management, L bought 144,800 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 3rd.
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VEREIT (NYSE:VER) Hits New 12-Month High on Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
VEREIT (NYSE:VER) Hits New 12-Month High on Analyst Upgrade
Shares of VEREIT, Inc. (NYSE:VER) hit a new 52-week high on Friday after Morgan Stanley raised their price target on the stock from $36.00 to $41.00. Morgan Stanley currently has an equal weight rating on the stock. VEREIT traded as high as $41.18 and last traded at $40.70, with a volume of 4966 shares. The stock had previously closed at $40.92.Several other analysts also recently issued reports on the company.
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PTC (NASDAQ:PTC) Hits New 1-Year High Following Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
PTC (NASDAQ:PTC) Hits New 1-Year High Following Analyst Upgrade
PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC)'s stock price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday after Mizuho raised their price target on the stock from $150.00 to $165.00. Mizuho currently has a buy rating on the stock. PTC traded as high as $150.00 and last traded at $144.72, with a volume of 18017 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $147.55.Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on PTC.
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Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Hits New 52-Week High After Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) Hits New 52-Week High After Analyst Upgrade
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KNX) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday after KeyCorp raised their price target on the stock from $52.00 to $58.00. KeyCorp currently has an overweight rating on the stock. Knight-Swift Transportation traded as high as $50.61 and last traded at $50.04, with a volume of 9036 shares.
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Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Sets New 12-Month High After Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) Sets New 12-Month High After Analyst Upgrade
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC)'s stock price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday after B. Riley raised their price target on the stock from $75.00 to $80.00. B. Riley currently has a buy rating on the stock. Preferred Bank traded as high as $67.98 and last traded at $67.19, with a volume of 180 shares. The stock had previously closed at $67.54.Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company.
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UFP Industries (NASDAQ:UFPI) Reaches New 12-Month High After Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
UFP Industries (NASDAQ:UFPI) Reaches New 12-Month High After Analyst Upgrade
Shares of UFP Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday after Wedbush raised their price target on the stock from $65.00 to $75.00. Wedbush currently has a neutral rating on the stock. UFP Industries traded as high as $81.54 and last traded at $81.35, with a volume of 1752 shares changing hands. The stock…
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Alcoa (NYSE:AA) Hits New 1-Year High Following Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) Hits New 1-Year High Following Analyst Upgrade
Alcoa Co. (NYSE:AA) hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday after B. Riley raised their price target on the stock from $20.00 to $36.00. B. Riley currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Alcoa traded as high as $36.03 and last traded at $35.23, with a volume of 197727 shares. The stock had previously closed at $32.84.Alcoa (NYSE:AA)…
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McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Hits New 52-Week High Following Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Hits New 52-Week High Following Analyst Upgrade
McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD)'s share price reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday after Wedbush raised their price target on the stock from $240.00 to $255.00. Wedbush currently has an outperform rating on the stock. McDonald's traded as high as $234.25 and last traded at $233.12, with a volume of 36088 shares changing hands. The stock…
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Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE) Reaches New 52-Week High Following Analyst Upgrade
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| April 16th, 11:18 AM
Sealed Air (NYSE:SEE) Reaches New 52-Week High Following Analyst Upgrade
Shares of Sealed Air Co. (NYSE:SEE) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday after Jefferies Financial Group raised their price target on the stock from $52.00 to $56.00. The stock traded as high as $48.30 and last traded at $47.95, with a volume of 23732 shares. The stock had previously closed at $47.56.Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock.
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