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Staples Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages (NASDAQ:SPLS)

Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the nineteen analysts that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have given a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $12.73. Shares of Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) traded up 1.15% on Tuesday, hitting $10.965. 2,764,249 shares... 
 

Berendsen PLC Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (LON:BRSN)

Shares of Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eleven analysts that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,020.60 ($17.38). Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN) traded down 0.10% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 978.00. The stock had... 
 

Accenture Plc PT Raised to $83.00 (ACN)

Investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets upped their target price on shares of Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN) from $82.00 to $83.00 in a report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “market perform” rating on the stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 2.67% from the stock’s previous close. ACN has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on shares of Accenture Plc from $90.00 to $88.00 in a research note... 
 

Marchex PT Raised to $17.00 at Northland Securities (MCHX)

Marchex (NASDAQ:MCHX) had its target price boosted by Northland Securities from $15.50 to $17.00 in a report issued on Monday. They currently have an outperform rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on MCHX. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a buy rating on shares of Marchex in a research note on Friday, May 2nd. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Marchex to a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 9th. They now have a $10.80... 
 

Palo Alto Networks Given New $105.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley (PANW)

Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ:PANW) had its price target increased by Morgan Stanley from $90.00 to $105.00 in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has a top pick rating on the stock. “PANW Remains a Top Pick for 2014, our favorite play on the secular trend towards consolidated network security functionality. “Several factors bolster our confidence in the company’s ability to sustain 30%+ billings growth and 45%+ FCF growth in FY15: 1) multiple product cycles ramping into FY15, 2) strong positioning... 
 

BlueScope Steel’s Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank (BSL)

Deutsche Bank reissued their buy rating on shares of BlueScope Steel (ASX:BSL) in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have a $7.88 target price on the stock. Deutsche Bank has also taken action a number of other stocks recently. The firm raised its price target on shares of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) from $58.00 to $74.00. They have a buy rating on that stock. Also, Deutsche Bank reiterated its buy rating on shares of Barclays. Finally, Deutsche Bank reiterated its buy rating on shares of Rio Tinto plc (ADR). Shares... 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates Overweight Rating for Vornado Realty Trust (VNO)

Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $107.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $105.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 0.25% from the company’s current price. Shares of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) traded down 0.52% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $106.17. 142,636 shares... 
 

Insider Selling: Lululemon Athletica inc. VP Unloads 19,146 Shares of Stock (LULU)

Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) VP Delaney Schweitzer sold 19,146 shares of Lululemon Athletica inc. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.36, for a total value of $772,732.56. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 134 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,408. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) traded down 0.54%... 
 

Insider Selling: Las Vegas Sands Corp. COO Unloads 22,840 Shares of Stock (LVS)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) COO John Caparella sold 22,840 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.24, for a total value of $1,741,321.60. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 15,680 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,195,443. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Several analysts have recently... 
 

Cooper-Standard Holdings major shareholder Silver Point Capital L.P. Sells 4,700 Shares (CPS)

Cooper-Standard Holdings (NYSE:CPS) major shareholder Silver Point Capital L.P. sold 4,700 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.88, for a total transaction of $319,036.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Major shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC. Cooper-Standard Holdings (NYSE:CPS) traded up 0.21% on Tuesday, hitting $66.30. 8,670 shares of the... 
 
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