One of the most common questions equities traders ask themselves is “Why is this moving?” “
That’s why Benzinga created the Why Is It Moving, or WIIM, feature in Benzinga Pro. WIIMs are a one sentence description of why a stock is moving.
Analysts and brokerage firms often use ratings when issuing stock recommendations to stock traders.
Analysts get to stock quotes by researching public financial statements, communicating with executives and clients, and following industry trends.
Anindya Das, analyst at Nomura Instinet, demoted Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) from Neutral to Reduce and announced a price target of $ 13.
Ford is trading up 0.7% at $ 18.07.
See also: Is Ford Stock Overvalued Or Undervalued?
Deutsche Bank analyst Brad Zelnick launched a cover on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) with a buy note and announced a price target of $ 390.
Microsoft is trading up 0.65% at $ 331.50.
Keybanc analyst Justin Patterson maintained Roku Inc (NASDAQ: ROKU) overweight and lowered the price target from $ 490 to $ 460.
Roku is trading down 2% to $ 311.28.
Deutsche Bank analyst Brad Zelnick launched a cover on Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) with Hold odds and announced a price target of $ 110.
Oracle is trading up 0.8% to $ 95.11.