Tag: Upgrade

FTI Consulting (FCN) Moves to Strong Buy: Rationale Behind the Upgrade

FTI Consulting (FCN) appears an attractive pick, as it has been recently upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). This rating change essentially reflects an upward trend in earnings estimates — one of the most powerful forces impacting stock prices.

A company’s changing earnings picture is at the core of the Zacks rating. The system tracks the Zacks Consensus Estimate — the consensus measure of EPS estimates from the sell-side analysts covering the stock — for the current and following years.

The power of a changing earnings picture in determining near-term stock price movements makes the Zacks rating system highly useful for individual investors, since it can be difficult to make decisions based on rating upgrades by Wall Street analysts. These are mostly driven by subjective factors that are hard to see and measure in real time.

As such, the Zacks rating upgrade for FTI Consulting is essentially a

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TazWorks Announces Upgrade to its TazInsights(TM) Business Intelligence Platform | News

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TazWorks, the leading software and technology platform for background screening agencies, announced today, a significant upgrade to its TazInsights Business Intelligence platform for CRAs.  TazInsights has been completely redesigned around BI powerhouse – Sisense™ to improve the overall performance and capabilities of the tool and to position it for future growth and expanded features.

“This is a complete overhaul of TazInsights,” said Joe Olsen, TazWorks’ Chief Operating Officer.  “We learned a lot from the first version of our product, and it changed the way we are able to see into our business. We’ve been using the redesigned tool during the COVID pandemic and I can’t underscore enough how much it has helped us to navigate through this global crisis with the customized dashboards, dynamic reporting capabilities, and tools that immediately tell us what is happening in our business.  We want

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Analysts Are Betting On Saga plc (LON:SAGA) With A Big Upgrade This Week

Shareholders in Saga plc (LON:SAGA) may be thrilled to learn that the analysts have just delivered a major upgrade to their near-term forecasts. The consensus estimated revenue numbers rose, with their view now clearly much more bullish on the company’s business prospects.

After the upgrade, the consensus from Saga’s three analysts is for revenues of UK£526m in 2021, which would reflect a painful 34% decline in sales compared to the last year of performance. Prior to the latest estimates, the analysts were forecasting revenues of UK£465m in 2021. The consensus has definitely become more optimistic, showing a nice increase in revenue forecasts.

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The consensus price target fell 9.3% to UK£0.32, with the analysts clearly less optimistic about Saga’s valuation following this update. There’s another way to think about price targets though, and that’s to look at the range of price targets put

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