Joy Global (JOY) is Upgraded by BB&T Capital Mkts to Hold

Joy Global (JOY) was Upgraded by BB&T Capital Mkts to ” Hold”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Underweight ” on the company shares. BB&T Capital Mkts advised their investors in a research report released on Jul 21, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Joy Global. Company shares were Upgraded by FBR Capital on Jun 10, 2016 to ” Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 25 from a previous price target of $14 .Company shares were Upgraded by Goldman on Apr 25, 2016 to ” Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 24 from a previous price target of $13 .

On the company’s financial health, Joy Global reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10 according to the earnings call on Jun 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.01. The company had revenue of $602.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $605.64 million. The company’s revenue was down -25.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 EPS.

Joy Global opened for trading at $23.08 and hit $23.79 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $23.55, with a gain of 1.07% or 0.25 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 20,52,482 shares. Company has a market cap of $2,311 M.

In a different news, on Jan 8, 2016, Edward L Ii Doheny (CEO) purchased 10,000 shares at $11.20 per share price. According to the SEC, on Sep 29, 2015, Paul Eric Siegert (director) purchased 25,000 shares at $14.81 per share price. On Sep 17, 2015, Richard B Loynd (director) purchased 5,000 shares at $18.60 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Joy Global Inc. is a manufacturer and servicer of high productivity mining equipment for the extraction of coal and other minerals and ores. The Company manufactures and market original equipment and aftermarket parts and services for both underground and surface mining and certain industrial applications. The Company’s equipment is used in major mining regions throughout the world to mine coal copper iron ore oil sands gold and other minerals. The Company operates in two business segments: Underground Mining Machinery and Surface Mining Equipment. The Company is a manufacturer of underground mining machinery for the extraction of coal and other bedded minerals and offer service locations near major mining regions worldwide. The Company is a major producer of surface mining equipment for the extraction of ores and minerals and provides extensive operational support for many types of equipment used in surface mining.

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