Equities research analysts at Guggenheim assumed coverage on shares of Inspire Medical Systems (NASDAQ:INSP) in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. Guggenheim’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 30.68% from the stock’s current price.
INSP has been the topic of several other reports. Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of Inspire Medical Systems in a research report on Tuesday. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $25.00 target price on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of Inspire Medical Systems in a research report on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $42.00 target price on the stock.
Top Medical Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Unifirst Corporation(UNF)
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Barrington Research reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) in a research note released on Friday. Barrington Research also issued estimates for UniFirst’s Q4 2018 earnings at $1.62 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $6.44 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $7.31 EPS.
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UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference CallJun. 27, 2018 9:00 a.m. ET
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Shares of UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $183.00.
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BidaskClub downgraded shares of Codorus Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVLY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Thursday morning.
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These are the top 5 holdings of Nationwide Fund AdvisorsiShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets (IEMG) – 4,698,924 shares, 74.25% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 119.53%iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) – 536,574 shares, 17.7% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 79.94%iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond (HYG) – 347,518 shares, 8.05% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 20.57%
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In general, the longer a bond has until maturity, the more sensitive it is to interest rate movements. That has generally held true for Treasuries in 2018. The iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:TLT), which holds Treasury bonds with the longest maturities available, has seen its price fall 8% so far this year. Even when you take into account the income that bond ETFs provide, the iShares fund’s total return is still -7%.
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iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, July 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 3rd will be given a dividend of 0.2749 per share by the exchange traded fund on Monday, July 9th. This represents a $3.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 2nd.
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NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its position in Ishares Lehman 20 Year (NASDAQ:TLT) by 30.0% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 10,785 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,489 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc’s holdings in Ishares Lehman 20 Year were worth $1,315,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
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All of these low-duration ETFs are trouncing their peers that carry a high degree of interest rate risk — like Vanguard’s Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV) and the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) — out of the gate in 2018.
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AZZ has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised AZZ from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 9th. ValuEngine raised AZZ from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 1st. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price target on AZZ from $48.00 to $47.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have assigned a hold rating to the stock. AZZ presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $47.00.
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Netshoes (Cayman) Limited (NASDAQ: NETS) shares dipped 43.73 percent to close at $2.87 on Tuesday as the company posted downbeat Q1 results.
Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: KOOL) shares dropped 29.01 percent to close at $0.80 after reporting Q1 results.
SenesTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNES) shares fell 22.2 percent to close at $0.340 after reporting Q1 miss.
Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS) fell 19.95 percent to close at $12.08 after the company reported weaker-than-expected earnings for its first quarter on Monday.
Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISNS) fell 19.68 percent to close at $3.775 after reporting earnings were down year over year. First quarter earnings came in flat, down from 4 cents per share in the same quarter of last year. Sales came in at $3.01 million.
Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) dropped 18.47 percent to close at $9.62 on Tuesday after surging 77.44 percent on Monday.
ENDRA Life Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: NDRA) declined 16.21 percent to close at $2.43. ENDRA Life Sciences is expected to release quarterly earnings today.
ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALJJ) shares fell 16.13 percent to close at $1.79.
Switch Inc (NYSE: SWCH) shares dropped 14.93 percent to close at $13.16 following a first-quarter earnings miss.
Restoration Robotics Inc (NASDAQ: HAIR) fell 14.42 percent to close at $3.68 after reporting a first-quarter earnings miss.
iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD) declined 13.01 percent to close at $3.41 following Q1 results.
Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX) fell 12.44 percent to close at $1.97.
Histogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HSGX) declined 12.24 percent to close at $2.15.
AZZ Inc. (NYSE: AZZ) fell 12.1 percent to close at $39.60 following Q3 earnings.
Hallador Energy Company (NASDAQ: HNRG) fell 11.1 percent to close at $6.49.
Integrated Media Technology Limited (NASDAQ: IMTE) dropped 10.66 percent to close at $16.93 on Tuesday.
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Four Stocks to Watch Today: FB, TSLA, JPM, WFC
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee. Congress is investigating the data scraping efforts of Cambridge Analytica, which have brought a significant amount of embarrassment to the social media giant. Congress will be asking questions about the firm’s privacy practices in the wake of the policy that allowed Cambridge Analytica to obtain the personal information of roughly 87 million users. Shares of Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) made small gains after the announcement by China’s president to cut import tariffs. But there was a second factor that provided investor enthusiasm this morning. The head of the National Transportation Safety Board said that he had a “constructive conversation” with Tesla CEO Elon Musk as the agency probes a recent fatal crash involving the firm’s semi-autonomous vehicles. Markets are paying close attention to earnings reports this week. The first major test of earnings season will come later this week after several key U.S. banks report earnings. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), and Wells Fargo & Co.(NYSE: WFC) will all report earnings on Friday morning. Look for additional earnings reports from Jamba Inc. (Nasdaq: JMBA), MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc.(NYSE: MSM), AZZ Inc.(NYSE: AZZ), and Healthcare Services Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HCSG).
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AZZ Inc (NYSE:AZZ) shot up 11.2% during trading on Tuesday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The stock traded as high as $51.50 and last traded at $48.50. 918,200 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 455% from the average session volume of 165,531 shares. The stock had previously closed at $43.60.
Top Medical Stocks To Invest In Right Now: Sypris Solutions Inc.(SYPR)
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Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYPR) is projected to report quarterly loss at $0.07 per share on revenue of $20.35 million.
Fusion Connect, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSNN) is expected to report quarterly loss at $0.11 per share on revenue of $36.71 million.