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Market Overview

Nick Lazich

Benzinga Staff Writer

July 09, 2014 10:06 AM
In a note released Wednesday, Barclays upgraded shares of Umpqua (NASDAQ: UMPQ) from Underweight to Equal-Weight. Analysts Matthew J. Keating and ...
July 09, 2014 9:30 AM
In a note released Wednesday, Credit Suisse upgraded Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR) from Neutral to Outperform, after analysts saw an ...
June 16, 2014 3:44 PM
Some big mergers were announced Monday morning and have been the driving force behind these shares as a result. Medtronic Agreed to Buy Covidien ...
June 16, 2014 2:36 PM
After Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) announced it would acquire TW Telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), the two firms hosted a joint conference call Monday ...
June 16, 2014 12:52 PM
Here are Monday's mid-day market movers. Gainers bluebird bio (NASDAQ: BLUE) - 33 percent - stocks surged after the biotech firm anno ...
June 16, 2014 11:11 AM
The following companies declared ex-dividends Monday morning: Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ: TXRH) Tupperware Brands (NYSE: TUP) DineEquity (NYS ...
June 16, 2014 9:14 AM
SunTrust published Monday morning that Yelp (NYSE: YELP) gained $750 million on OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN) acquisition sympathy, with a little bit fro ...
June 16, 2014 9:07 AM
Summit Research Monday morning initiated coverage of FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) with a Buy rating alongside a $45 price target. Summit Research analys ...
June 16, 2014 8:43 AM
DISH Network (Nasdaq: DISH) was upgraded Monday to Overweight with a price target of $72, based on a strong risk-reward dynamic perceived by J.P. Morg ...
June 12, 2014 2:22 PM
Nike (NYSE: NKE) fourth quarter earnings are scheduled to be released on June 26, 2014. Citi published a preview for Nike's Q4 2014 performance by rei ...
June 12, 2014 1:10 PM
Sky News reported Thursday that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is in talks with Virgin Galactic to take a stake in Sir Richard Branson's ...
June 12, 2014 1:05 PM
Gainers Geron (NASDAQ: GERN) - 30 percent - stock surged after the company announced the FDA had removed a partial clinical hold on the investig ...
June 12, 2014 11:14 AM
Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) on Thursday held a conference call covering the apparel store's first-quarter results. Despite posting bett ...
June 12, 2014 9:36 AM
In a note released Thursday, Credit Suisse upgraded Triumph Group (NYSE: TGI) to Outperform from Neutral and raised the price target to $88 from $71 ...
June 12, 2014 9:11 AM
Morgan Stanley on Thursday saw no value in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) stock, after news of the resort's recent opportunity to obtain a gami ...
June 06, 2014 3:52 PM
KeyBanc on Friday commented on the industrial sector in a morning meeting note, upgrading both Lennox International (NYSE: LII) and Watts Water Tech ...
June 06, 2014 3:30 PM
Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) hosted a conference call Friday morning to report the company's better-than-expected earnings for its second-quarter. ...
June 06, 2014 1:05 PM
Gainers ARISTA NETWORKS (NYSE: ANET) - 36 percent - stock surged after its first day of trading following the firm's IPO. Priced at $43 ...
June 06, 2014 12:12 PM
Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) shares have been trending up since the market opened, after posting better-than-expected earnings and revenue for the quarter ...
June 06, 2014 11:09 AM
The following firms declared ex-dividends Friday: Mentor Graphics (NASDAQ: MENT) General Motors (NYSE: GM) GAMCO Investors (NYSE: GBL) D ...
June 06, 2014 10:32 AM
Miller Tabak published a comment Friday morning about Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA), regarding the firm's new three-year, $600 million share buy ...
June 05, 2014 9:02 AM
FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ: FCEL) shares declined on Wednesday after the release of its earnings for the second quarter in 2014. Despite posting ...
June 04, 2014 4:31 PM
Citi reported that it was lowering its estimates on Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM). Citi analyst Gregory R. Badishkanian accredited the lowering due ...
June 04, 2014 4:09 PM
Topeka Capital commented on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) Wednesday, highlighting the potential in ad revenue growth for the social media site. The firm sa ...
June 04, 2014 2:28 PM
Gainers TF Financial (NASDAQ: THRD) - 32 percent - The stock is spiking due to the announcement that National Penn Bancshares (NASDAQ: NPBC ...
June 04, 2014 11:39 AM
The following firms are set to initiate ex-dividends on Wednesday. Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) Venta ...
June 04, 2014 11:04 AM
The ADP Non-Farm Employment Change issued by Automatic Data Processing was released Wednesday, showing a worse-than-expected amount and was a r ...
June 04, 2014 9:28 AM
Credit Suisse Wednesday initiated coverage of Monster Beverage (NASDAQ: MNST) with an Outperform rating and a target price of $82. Credit Suisse analy ...
June 03, 2014 3:48 PM
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) on Tuesday hosted its earnings call for the second-quarter of the fiscal year. Despite reporting poor sales for the quar ...
June 03, 2014 2:10 PM
Gainers Saratoga Resources (NYSE: SARA) - 35 percent - reported its Rocky 3 exceeded expectations when it tested at an equivalent rate of 1,531 ...