Meridian Bioscience (NASDAQ:VIVO) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

VIVO's SI was 3.70M shares in July as released by FINRA. During the same quarter past year, the business posted $0.24 earnings per share.

Meridian Bioscience (NASDAQ:VIVO) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 28th. 104,873 shares of the company traded hands. About shares traded. Meridian Bioscience, Inc. It has underperformed by 35.32% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Meridian Bioscience from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, April 29th. Cimarex Energy has $18700 highest and $72 lowest target. Meridian Bioscience now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $14.75. Cimarex Energy had 76 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. May 4 investment analysts at Canaccord Genuity kept the company rating at "Hold" but raised the price expectation to $20.00 from $19.00. The rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to "Positive" on Friday, November 4. The stock's market capitalization is 647.80M. (NYSE:NI) earned "Hold" rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, September 15.

July 27 investment analysts at Canaccord Genuity made no change to the stock rating of "Hold" and moved down the price target from $20.00 to $19.00. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Meridian Bioscience from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Wellington Group Llp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 218,607 shares. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, October 13 by Credit Suisse.

Ejf Capital Llc holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Parke Bancorp, Inc. for 150,000 shares.

The total value of its holdings increased 1.0%. The 50 day moving average was up $0.20 whereas the 200 day moving average was up $1.01 or +7.08%. Meridian Bioscience Inc. also declared a dividend that was paid on Thursday the 18th of May 2017. 36 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes.

Investors wait Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO). Fred Alger Mgmt stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (VIVO) opened at 15.15 on Friday. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 119,880 shares. Pdts Partners Ltd Liability holds 0.5% or 158,335 shares. Navellier And Associates Inc holds 50,463 shares. Greylin Inv Mangement accumulated 51,635 shares. Naples Global Advisors Llc, a Florida-based fund reported 67,447 shares.#img1#. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 112,319 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt holds 0% or 1,724 shares. Laurion Cap Management LP holds 0% or 70 shares. Prudential Public Limited owns 1.02 million shares or 0.06% of their U.S. portfolio. More interesting news about Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO). State Street Corp reported 1.08M shares. 306.07 million shares or 2.07% more from 299.88 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Meridian Bioscience, a life science firm engaged in the development, manufacture, sale and distribution of diagnostic test kits for gastrointestinal, viral, respiratory and parasitic infectious diseases, and elevated blood lead levels, and the manufacture and distribution of bulk antigens, antibodies, polymerase chain reaction /quantitative PCR (qPCR) reagents, nucleotides, competent cells and bioresearch reagents used by researchers and other diagnostic manufacturers.

According to Zacks, "Meridian is a fully integrated life sciences company that manufactures, markets and distributes a broad range of innovative diagnostic test kits, purified reagents and related products and offers biopharmaceutical enabling technologies". It has a 21.51 P/E ratio. On average, equities analysts predict that Meridian Bioscience Inc. will post $0.68 EPS for the current year. Therefore 33% are positive.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Meridian Bioscience Inc". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, March 28 by Hilliard Lyons. Canaccord Genuity lifted their price objective on Meridian Bioscience from $13.00 to $15.00 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd.

Cimarex Energy an independent gas and oil exploration and production company. The company has market cap of $9.18 billion. The Firm develops and sells weight management, healthy meals and snacks, sports and fitness, energy and targeted nutritional products, as well as personal care products.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $2.82 million activity. TEAGUE L PAUL also sold $100,126 worth of Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) on Wednesday, March 15. BELL STEPHEN P had sold 5,000 shares worth $586,200. The institutional investor owned 63,801 shares of the company's stock after selling 39,150 shares during the period.

Analysts await LendingClub Corp (NYSE:LC) to report earnings on August, 7 after the close. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.24 EPS. XEC's profit will be $96.80 million for 23.71 P/E if the $1.02 EPS becomes a reality. The stock rose 0.21% or $0.06 reaching $26.03. It is down 18.62% since July 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.82% the S&P500.

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