Stocks: Baxter International Inc (BAX) Shares Sold by ProShare Advisors LLC

Stocks: Baxter International Inc (BAX) Shares Sold by ProShare Advisors LLC

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC raised its position in Baxter International by 20.4% in the first quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 2,054 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 348 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its position in Baxter International by 1.3% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 2,344 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued…

Stocks: MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) Given Buy Rating at Stifel Nicolaus

Stocks: MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) Given Buy Rating at Stifel Nicolaus

MKSI has been the subject of a number of other reports. Dougherty & Co raised MKS Instruments from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised MKS Instruments from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $79.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, April 21st. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, The company currently has an…

Stocks: PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO) Price Target Raised to $26.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

Stocks: PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO) Price Target Raised to $26.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

PRO has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered PROS Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 14th. Needham & Company LLC raised their target price on PROS Holdings from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. Finally, William Blair reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of PROS Holdings in a research report on Monday, February 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the…

Stocks: Broadcom Ltd (AVGO) Stake Boosted by Whittier Trust Co.

Stocks: Broadcom Ltd (AVGO) Stake Boosted by Whittier Trust Co.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Crestwood Advisors Group LLC bought a new position in Broadcom during the first quarter valued at $111,000. Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new position in Broadcom during the fourth quarter valued at $127,000. V Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in Broadcom during the first quarter valued at $206,000. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group bought a new position in Broadcom during the first quarter valued at $209,000. Finally, BTIM Corp. bought a new position…

Stocks: Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Phillips 66 (PSX) Share Price

Stocks: Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Phillips 66 (PSX) Share Price

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment’s scoring: News headlines about Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) have trended somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne reports. The research group, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Phillips 66 earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on AlphaOne’s scale….

Stocks: Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Buys New Position in Kohl’s Co. (KSS)

Stocks: Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Buys New Position in Kohl’s Co. (KSS)

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D purchased a new stake in Kohl's Co. during the third quarter valued at $2,975,000. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc increased its position in shares of Kohl's Co. by 6.1% in the third quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 54,195 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,371,000 after buying an additional 3,121 shares during the last quarter. GHP Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in…

Stocks: Nationwide Fund Advisors Sells 75,009 Shares of Unum Group (UNM)

Stocks: Nationwide Fund Advisors Sells 75,009 Shares of Unum Group (UNM)

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Conning Inc. purchased a new stake in Unum Group during the third quarter valued at $207,000. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc increased its position in shares of Unum Group by 3.4% in the third quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 22,757 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $804,000 after buying an additional 757 shares during the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its position in shares of Unum…

Stocks: Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Sells 60,320 Shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corp (FRAN)

Stocks: Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Sells 60,320 Shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corp (FRAN)

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Chicago Equity Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp during the third quarter valued at approximately $286,000. Capital Fund Management S.A. acquired a new position in shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp during the third quarter valued at approximately $680,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Francesca's Holdings Corp by 70.4% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 25,837 shares of…

Stocks: LeMaitre Vascular Inc (LMAT) Shares Up -4.1% on Earnings Beat

Stocks: LeMaitre Vascular Inc (LMAT) Shares Up -4.1% on Earnings Beat

The medical instruments supplier reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $24.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.48 million. LeMaitre Vascular had a return on equity of 12.83% and a net margin of 12.19%. LeMaitre Vascular’s revenue was up 18.7% compared to the same quarter last year. LeMaitre Vascular Inc (NASDAQ:LMAT) shares rose 4.1% on Wednesday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The stock traded as high as $33.22 and last…

Stocks: NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan Has $350,000 Position in Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW)

Stocks: NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan Has $350,000 Position in Lamb Weston Holdings Inc (LW)

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of LW. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. bought a new stake in Lamb Weston Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $4,154,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in Lamb Weston Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $19,544,000. BP PLC bought a new stake in Lamb Weston Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $681,000. Wesbanco Bank Inc. bought a new stake in Lamb Weston Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $330,000….

Stocks: Sonic Automotive Inc to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.74 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts (SAH)

Stocks: Sonic Automotive Inc to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.74 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts (SAH)

Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on SAH. Zacks Investment Research lowered Sonic Automotive from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 20th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Sonic Automotive in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Finally, Bank of America Corp downgraded Sonic Automotive from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $26.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, February…

Stocks: Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Invests $656,000 in Silicon Laboratories (SLAB)

Stocks: Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Invests $656,000 in Silicon Laboratories (SLAB)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Silicon Laboratories during the fourth quarter worth approximately $103,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in Silicon Laboratories by 5.2% in the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,881 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 93 shares during the period. Cantab Capital Partners LLP purchased a new position in…

Stocks: 50,000 Shares in Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) Acquired by NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan

Stocks: 50,000 Shares in Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) Acquired by NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its stake in Southwestern Energy Company by 58.8% in the third quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 270,000 shares of the energy company’s stock valued at $3,737,000 after buying an additional 100,000 shares during the period. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC raised its stake in Southwestern Energy Company by 0.5% in the third quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 27,627 shares of…

Stocks: TRI Pointe Group Inc to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.56 Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts (TPH)

Stocks: TRI Pointe Group Inc to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.56 Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts (TPH)

Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on TPH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded TRI Pointe Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of TRI Pointe Group in a report on Sunday, April 2nd. Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of TRI Pointe Group in a report on Tuesday, March 7th. BTIG Research initiated coverage on TRI Pointe…

Stocks: Q4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Groupon Inc Issued By B. Riley (GRPN)

Stocks: Q4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Groupon Inc Issued By B. Riley (GRPN)

Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Groupon in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Cowen and Company dropped their price target on Groupon from $4.00 to $3.00 and set an “underperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Maxim Group dropped their price target on Groupon from $5.50 to $4.25 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Vetr raised…

Stocks: FY2017 EPS Estimates for Littelfuse, Inc. Reduced by Barrington Research (LFUS)

Stocks: FY2017 EPS Estimates for Littelfuse, Inc. Reduced by Barrington Research (LFUS)

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Littelfuse currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $162.50. Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) – Barrington Research reduced their FY2017 earnings estimates for Littelfuse in a research note issued on Thursday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Barrington Research analyst G. Prestopino now expects that the…

Stocks: NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan Takes Position in Watts Water Technologies Inc (WTS)

Stocks: NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan Takes Position in Watts Water Technologies Inc (WTS)

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. John G Ullman & Associates Inc. raised its position in shares of Watts Water Technologies by 45.6% in the first quarter. John G Ullman & Associates Inc. now owns 113,491 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $7,076,000 after buying an additional 35,566 shares during the last quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Watts Water Technologies by 12.9% in the first quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 1,960…

Stocks: EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS) Expected to Post FY2017 Earnings of ($1.37) Per Share

Stocks: EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS) Expected to Post FY2017 Earnings of ($1.37) Per Share

A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on EXAS. Vetr upgraded shares of EXACT Sciences from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $36.13 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday. Cowen and Company increased their target price on shares of EXACT Sciences from $40.00 to $45.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Leerink Swann set a $38.00 target price on shares of EXACT Sciences and gave the company a “buy” rating in…

Stocks: Hennessy Advisors Inc. Sells 6,000 Shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)

Stocks: Hennessy Advisors Inc. Sells 6,000 Shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in STI. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in SunTrust Banks during the fourth quarter worth about $196,632,000. AQR Capital Management LLC increased its position in SunTrust Banks by 47.3% in the fourth quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 8,063,984 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $442,309,000 after buying an additional 2,588,353 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new position in SunTrust Banks during the third quarter worth…

Stocks: Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact The Ensign Group (ENSG) Stock Price

Stocks: Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact The Ensign Group (ENSG) Stock Price

Shares of The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) traded down 0.25% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $19.73. 131,305 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $1.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.80 and a beta of 0.95. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $18.80 and its 200-day moving average price is $19.85. The Ensign Group has a 12-month low of $16.50 and a 12-month high of $23.18. Media headlines about The Ensign Group (NASDAQ:ENSG) have trended positive on Saturday, according to Alpha One…

Stocks: Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Stake Cut by Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC

Stocks: Genuine Parts Company (GPC) Stake Cut by Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Genuine Parts Company during the fourth quarter worth $159,718,000. State Street Corp increased its position in Genuine Parts Company by 5.0% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 8,539,360 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $815,858,000 after buying an additional 410,162 shares during the period. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. increased its position in Genuine Parts Company by 427.9% in the fourth quarter. Asset…

Stocks: Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact MAXIMUS (MMS) Stock Price

Stocks: Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact MAXIMUS (MMS) Stock Price

These are some of the news stories that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment’s scoring: Media coverage about MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) has been trending positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MAXIMUS earned a news impact score of 0.50 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also…

Stocks: Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (PNR) VP Angela D. Jilek Sells 1,367 Shares

Stocks: Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (PNR) VP Angela D. Jilek Sells 1,367 Shares

Shares of Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR) traded down 0.65% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $64.64. 813,814 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $63.58 and a 200-day moving average price of $59.69. The company has a market capitalization of $11.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.53 and a beta of 1.45. Pentair plc. Ordinary Share has a 52 week low of $53.80 and a 52 week high of $69.03. Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR) VP Angela D. Jilek…

Stocks: Selway Asset Management Buys 700 Shares of Devon Energy Corp (DVN)

Stocks: Selway Asset Management Buys 700 Shares of Devon Energy Corp (DVN)

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Devon Energy Corp during the fourth quarter worth $239,147,000. Discovery Capital Management LLC CT bought a new position in Devon Energy Corp during the fourth quarter worth approximately $153,392,000. Shelton Capital Management increased its position in Devon Energy Corp by 14,804.2% in the fourth quarter. Shelton Capital Management now owns 2,000,000 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $613,000 after buying an additional 1,986,581 shares during the…

Stocks: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS

Stocks: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Issues  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) traded up 1.40% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $156.10. 32,527,017 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $813.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.31 and a beta of 1.26. Apple has a 12 month low of $90.00 and a 12 month high of $156.42. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $144.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $127.82. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released its earnings results on Tuesday. The iPhone maker reported $2.10 earnings per share (EPS) for…

Stocks: 6,454 Shares in Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) Acquired by First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.

Stocks: 6,454 Shares in Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) Acquired by First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in HBHC. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company acquired a new stake in Hancock Holding Company during the third quarter worth about $30,885,000. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Hancock Holding Company during the fourth quarter worth $37,315,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Hancock Holding Company by 5.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 5,968,108 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $257,226,000 after…

Stocks: Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Independent Bank Group Inc (IBTX) to Hold

Stocks: Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Independent Bank Group Inc (IBTX) to Hold

According to Zacks, “Independent Bank Group, Inc. is a bank holding company that conducts its business activities through its subsidiary, Independent Bank. The company offers personal and commercial banking services to businesses, professionals and individuals. Its services includes checking accounts, savings accounts, commercial real estate loans, interim construction loans, loans to professionals, residential first and second mortgage loans , loans to purchase cars, boats and other recreational vehicles. Independent Bank Group, Inc. is headquartered in McKinney, Texas. “ Independent Bank Group Inc (NASDAQ:IBTX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from…

Stocks: Capital One Financial Corp. Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)

Stocks: Capital One Financial Corp. Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on SPN. SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on Superior Energy Services in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $20.00 target price for the company. Morgan Stanley raised their target price on Superior Energy Services from $25.00 to $30.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Jefferies Group LLC lowered Superior Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price…

Stocks: Tivity Health Inc to Post FY2017 Earnings of $1.55 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts (TVTY)

Stocks: Tivity Health Inc to Post FY2017 Earnings of $1.55 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts (TVTY)

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Tivity Health from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 27th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on Tivity Health in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. They set a “buy” rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald began coverage on Tivity Health in a research report on Monday, February 6th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $30.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group…

Stocks: Mueller Water Products, Inc. (MWA) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.13 Per Share, Boenning Scattergood Forecasts

Stocks: Mueller Water Products, Inc. (MWA) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.13 Per Share, Boenning Scattergood Forecasts

Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Nomura began coverage on Mueller Water Products in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. They set a “buy” rating and a $15.00 price objective for the company. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 price objective on shares of Mueller Water Products in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised Mueller Water Products from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. CIBC restated a…

Stocks: Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) Boosted by Analyst

Stocks: Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) Boosted by Analyst

Several other research firms have also commented on EMN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Eastman Chemical Company from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, April 3rd. TheStreet lowered shares of Eastman Chemical Company from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. Citigroup Inc reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $81.00 target price (up previously from $79.00) on shares of Eastman Chemical Company in a…

Stocks: Boise Cascade Co (BCC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Stocks: Boise Cascade Co (BCC) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

Boise Cascade (NYSE:BCC) traded down 1.89% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $28.55. 246,476 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $29.08 and its 200 day moving average price is $25.24. Boise Cascade has a 12 month low of $17.80 and a 12 month high of $33.40. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion, a PE ratio of 25.72 and a beta of 2.07. Boise Cascade Co (NYSE:BCC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The construction company reported $0.26 earnings per…

Stocks: Great Ajax Corp (AJX) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Stocks: Great Ajax Corp (AJX) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

Shares of Great Ajax Corp (NYSE:AJX) traded up 0.07% on Friday, reaching $13.74. 51,704 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $13.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $13.33. Great Ajax Corp has a 1-year low of $12.61 and a 1-year high of $14.48. The stock has a market capitalization of $249.66 million, a PE ratio of 8.43 and a beta of 0.92. Great Ajax Corp (NYSE:AJX) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The real estate investment trust reported…

Stocks: Andina Acquisition Corp (TGLS) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Stocks: Andina Acquisition Corp (TGLS) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Andina Acquisition Corp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, March 30th. News coverage about Andina Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:TGLS) has been trending positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1,…

Stocks: Braun Stacey Associates Inc. Sells 10,185 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG)

Stocks: Braun Stacey Associates Inc. Sells 10,185 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 8.1% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 29,917,123 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $3,024,622,000 after buying an additional 2,242,792 shares during the period. FMR LLC increased its position in EOG Resources by 9.5% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 25,660,705 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock valued at $2,594,298,000 after buying an…

Stocks: Liberty Broadband Corp (LBRDA) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

Stocks: Liberty Broadband Corp (LBRDA) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

LBRDA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet downgraded shares of Liberty Broadband Corp from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Broadband Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 31st. Telsey Advisory Group increased their price objective on shares of Liberty Broadband Corp from $85.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, February 17th. Macquarie…

Stocks: Magna International Inc. (MGA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Stocks: Magna International Inc. (MGA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

According to Zacks, “Quaterly earnings estimate of Magna International has been stable over the past 30 days. Currency headwinds, high warranty costs and lower light vehicle production in North America pose challenges to the company’s earnings. The company expects light vehicle production of around 17.7 million units in North America in 2017, lower than the 2016 level of 17.8 million. Over the last three months, the company has underperformed the Zacks categorized Auto/Truck-Original Equipment industry.” Magna International Inc. (NYSE:MGA) (TSE:MG) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating…

Stocks: Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact VBI Vaccines, Inc. – (VBIV) Stock Price

Stocks: Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact VBI Vaccines, Inc. – (VBIV) Stock Price

VBIV has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Noble Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of VBI Vaccines, Inc. – in a report on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of VBI Vaccines, Inc. – from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.75 price objective on the stock in a report on Saturday, May 6th. News coverage about VBI Vaccines, Inc. – (NASDAQ:VBIV) has been trending positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a division…

Stocks: IFP Advisors Inc Purchases 826 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG)

Stocks: IFP Advisors Inc Purchases 826 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 8.1% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 29,917,123 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $3,024,622,000 after buying an additional 2,242,792 shares during the period. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of EOG Resources by 9.5% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 25,660,705 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock worth $2,594,298,000 after buying…

Stocks: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) VP Sells $27,850.00 in Stock

Stocks: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) VP Sells $27,850.00 in Stock

Shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) traded down 0.34% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $28.93. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 15,902,721 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $32.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.06 and a beta of 1.93. Micron Technology, Inc. has a 52-week low of $9.41 and a 52-week high of $29.87. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $27.92 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.31. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) VP April S. Arnzen sold 1,000 shares…

Stocks: Mercadolibre (MELI) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Stocks: Mercadolibre (MELI) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Press coverage about Mercadolibre (NASDAQ:MELI) has trended positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mercadolibre earned a coverage optimism score of 0.35 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also…

Stocks: Access Financial Services Inc. Has $898,000 Position in Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Stocks: Access Financial Services Inc. Has $898,000 Position in Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of ADM. Peoples Bank OH boosted its stake in shares of Archer Daniels Midland Company by 0.5% in the third quarter. Peoples Bank OH now owns 4,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $200,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the period. Zions Bancorporation boosted its stake in shares of Archer Daniels Midland Company by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. Zions Bancorporation now owns 2,916 shares of the company’s stock worth $133,000 after buying an additional 73…

Stocks: Planet Fitness Inc (PLNT) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Stocks: Planet Fitness Inc (PLNT) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Shares of Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE:PLNT) traded up 0.29% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $20.91. 935,493 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.87 and a beta of 0.91. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $19.58 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.59. Planet Fitness Inc has a 12 month low of $16.27 and a 12 month high of $25.10. Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE:PLNT) issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance…

Stocks: William Blair Weighs in on Aratana Therapeutics Inc’s FY2019 Earnings (PETX)

Stocks: William Blair Weighs in on Aratana Therapeutics Inc’s FY2019 Earnings (PETX)

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their target price on Aratana Therapeutics from $8.00 to $7.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research lowered Aratana Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $8.00 target price on shares of Aratana Therapeutics in a report on Friday, May 5th. One equities research analyst has rated…

Stocks: Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.’s FY2019 Earnings (CLDX)

Stocks: Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.’s FY2019 Earnings (CLDX)

CLDX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Celldex Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. Aegis restated a “buy” rating on shares of Celldex Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, March 21st. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 price target on shares of Celldex Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. Finally, Jefferies Group…

Stocks: Neovasc Inc (US) (NVCN) to Post FY2019 Earnings of $0.02 Per Share, Leerink Swann Forecasts

Stocks: Neovasc Inc (US) (NVCN) to Post FY2019 Earnings of $0.02 Per Share, Leerink Swann Forecasts

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the company. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services upgraded Neovasc Inc (US) from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $4.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. JMP Securities reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $5.00 price objective on shares of Neovasc Inc (US) in a research report on Monday, April 3rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Neovasc Inc (US) from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research…

Stocks: FY2020 EPS Estimates for Henry Schein, Inc. Lowered by Analyst (HSIC)

Stocks: FY2020 EPS Estimates for Henry Schein, Inc. Lowered by Analyst (HSIC)

HSIC has been the subject of several other reports. Barrington Research restated an “outperform” rating and set a $196.00 price target (up from $185.00) on shares of Henry Schein in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Henry Schein from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on Henry Schein from $174.00 to $178.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Evercore ISI raised their price…

Stocks: Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR) Price Target Raised to $54.00

Stocks: Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR) Price Target Raised to $54.00

QSR has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Restaurant Brands International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 6th. Stephens reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $52.00 target price on shares of Restaurant Brands International in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. Longbow Research raised Restaurant Brands International from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and…

Stocks: Intel Co. (INTC) Given “Buy” Rating at Mizuho

Stocks: Intel Co. (INTC) Given “Buy” Rating at Mizuho

The analysts wrote, “We are adjusting our estimates, and reiterating our Buy and $42 PT.”” Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Mizuho in a note issued to investors on Friday, April 28th. INTC has been the topic of a number of other reports. Vetr upgraded shares of Intel from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $40.65 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, February 6th. Needham & Company LLC lifted their price objective on shares of Intel…

Stocks: Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Union Pacific Co. (UNP) Cut by Oppenheimer Holdings

Stocks: Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Union Pacific Co. (UNP) Cut by Oppenheimer Holdings

UNP has been the topic of several other reports. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Friday, March 24th. Aegis upped their price objective on Union Pacific from $115.00 to $120.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 20th. Loop Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $96.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Union…

Stocks: United States Steel Co. (X) PT Lowered to $29.00

Stocks: United States Steel Co. (X) PT Lowered to $29.00

Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Axiom Securities reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of United States Steel in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Morgan Stanley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $34.00 price target (down previously from $48.00) on shares of United States Steel in a research note on Monday, May 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $46.00 target price on shares of United States Steel in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Macquarie…

Stocks: Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley

Stocks: Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley

PTEN has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Patterson-UTI Energy from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 3rd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on Patterson-UTI Energy in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. They set a buy rating and a $33.00 target price for the company. Guggenheim raised Patterson-UTI Energy from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, February 20th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reaffirmed a neutral rating…

Stocks: Amgen, Inc. to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $3.01 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts (AMGN)

Stocks: Amgen, Inc. to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $3.01 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts (AMGN)

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Argus set a $195.00 price objective on shares of Amgen and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, February 11th. Mizuho set a $195.00 price objective on shares of Amgen and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. Cowen and Company reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $209.00 price objective on shares of Amgen in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Vetr cut shares of…

Stocks: Covisint Corp (COVS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.46

Stocks: Covisint Corp (COVS) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.46

Shares of Covisint Corp (NASDAQ:COVS) traded up 2.63% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $1.95. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 33,334 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $1.92 and a 200-day moving average of $2.04. Covisint Corp has a 12-month low of $1.50 and a 12-month high of $2.48. The company’s market cap is $79.69 million. Headlines about Covisint Corp (NASDAQ:COVS) have trended positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage…

Stocks: FirstCash (FCFS) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.50

Stocks: FirstCash (FCFS) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.50

FCFS has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut FirstCash from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 31st. TheStreet upgraded FirstCash from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Monday, April 17th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of FirstCash in a research report on Friday, April 7th. Wedbush raised their target price on FirstCash from $50.00 to $55.00 and gave the company an…

Stocks: $2.7 Million in Sales Expected for AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACRX) This Quarter

Stocks: $2.7 Million in Sales Expected for AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACRX) This Quarter

According to Zacks, analysts expect that AcelRx Pharmaceuticals will report full-year sales of $2.7 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $7.1 million to $15.78 million. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will post sales of $30.41 million per share, with estimates ranging from $16 million to $44.82 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that follow AcelRx Pharmaceuticals. Brokerages expect AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACRX) to post $2.7 million in sales for the current fiscal…

Stocks: Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (BBRG) Stock Price

Stocks: Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (BBRG) Stock Price

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Bravo Brio Restaurant Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 5th. News stories about Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:BBRG) have trended positive this week, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bravo…

Stocks: Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $1.03 Billion

Stocks: Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $1.03 Billion

On average, analysts expect that Bemis Company will report full-year sales of $1.03 billion for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $4.03 billion to $4.11 billion. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will post sales of $4.12 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $4.03 billion to $4.44 billion. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Bemis Company. Brokerages expect Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) to announce $1.03 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according…

Stocks: Brokerages Anticipate Solar Senior Capital Ltd (SUNS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.35 Per Share

Stocks: Brokerages Anticipate Solar Senior Capital Ltd (SUNS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.35 Per Share

On average, analysts expect that Solar Senior Capital will report full year earnings of $1.40 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.40 to $1.41. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $1.43 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.41 to $1.45. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Solar Senior Capital. Analysts expect Solar Senior Capital Ltd (NASDAQ:SUNS) to report earnings of $0.35 per…

Stocks: Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Continues to Hold Stake in Royal Bank of Canada (RY)

Stocks: Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Continues to Hold Stake in Royal Bank of Canada (RY)

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company acquired a new position in Royal Bank of Canada during the third quarter worth about $587,312,000. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd raised its position in Royal Bank of Canada by 2.0% in the first quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 463,339 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $33,708,000 after buying an additional 8,900 shares in the last quarter. Numeric Investors LLC raised its position in Royal Bank of Canada…

Stocks: Intuit Inc. (INTU) Shares Sold by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

Stocks: Intuit Inc. (INTU) Shares Sold by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. TLP Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Intuit during the third quarter valued at about $125,000. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY bought a new stake in shares of Intuit during the first quarter valued at about $205,000. Mycio Wealth Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Intuit during the first quarter valued at about $213,000. Virtu Financial LLC bought a new stake in shares of Intuit during the first quarter…

Stocks: DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Increases Position in McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)

Stocks: DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Increases Position in McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Johnson Financial Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of McCormick & Company, during the fourth quarter worth $131,000. Van ECK Associates Corp raised its stake in shares of McCormick & Company, by 10.5% in the fourth quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 1,580 shares of the company’s stock worth $147,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. Charter Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of McCormick & Company, during…

Stocks: DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Acquires 3,252 Shares of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL)

Stocks: DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Acquires 3,252 Shares of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL)

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Parallel Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Arch Capital Group during the fourth quarter worth approximately $103,000. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its stake in Arch Capital Group by 72.9% in the third quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,783 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 752 shares in the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in Arch Capital Group by 57.5% in…

Stocks: Steris PLC (STE) Stake Boosted by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

Stocks: Steris PLC (STE) Stake Boosted by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC increased its stake in Steris PLC by 28.7% in the first quarter. Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC now owns 2,640 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock valued at $183,000 after buying an additional 588 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Steris PLC by 14.7% in the third quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,524 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock valued…

Stocks: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Shares Sold by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

Stocks: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Shares Sold by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. State Street Corp raised its stake in Stanley Black & Decker by 4.0% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 7,583,914 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $869,793,000 after buying an additional 295,156 shares during the period. Franklin Resources Inc. raised its stake in Stanley Black & Decker by 58.2% in the fourth quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 2,229,725 shares of the industrial…

Stocks: Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Has $222,000 Position in UGI Corp (UGI)

Stocks: Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Has $222,000 Position in UGI Corp (UGI)

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in UGI Corp by 1.7% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 1,562,349 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $70,680,000 after buying an additional 26,333 shares during the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp increased its stake in UGI Corp by 1.0% in the third quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 352,152 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $15,931,000 after…

Stocks: Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Cuts Stake in McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)

Stocks: Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. Cuts Stake in McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Raymond James Trust N.A. raised its stake in shares of McCormick & Company, by 0.4% in the first quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 4,527 shares of the company’s stock worth $442,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the period. Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC raised its stake in shares of McCormick & Company, by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC now owns 3,034 shares of the company’s…

Stocks: National Bank Financial Comments on Peyto Exploration & Development Corp’s FY2018 Earnings (PEY)

Stocks: National Bank Financial Comments on Peyto Exploration & Development Corp’s FY2018 Earnings (PEY)

Shares of Peyto Exploration & Development Corp (TSE:PEY) traded up 0.42% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $26.25. The company had a trading volume of 219,132 shares. Peyto Exploration & Development Corp has a 12 month low of $24.01 and a 12 month high of $39.41. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $26.34 and its 200-day moving average price is $29.86. The company has a market capitalization of $4.33 billion and a P/E ratio of 39.00. In related news, insider Kathy Turgeon acquired 5,000 shares of the company’s…

Stocks: Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Raises Stake in KLA-Tencor Corp (KLAC)

Stocks: Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Raises Stake in KLA-Tencor Corp (KLAC)

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its position in KLA-Tencor Corp by 8.3% in the third quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 132,234 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $9,209,000 after buying an additional 10,088 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. increased its position in shares of KLA-Tencor Corp by 3.3% in the third quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 447,118 shares of the semiconductor…

Stocks: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Shares Bought by Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

Stocks: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Shares Bought by Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its position in Alexion Pharmaceuticals by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 12,855 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth $1,573,000 after buying an additional 47 shares in the last quarter. Grandfield & Dodd LLC increased its position in Alexion Pharmaceuticals by 1.5% in the first quarter. Grandfield & Dodd LLC now owns 3,270 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock worth…

Stocks: Community Bank N.A. Has $311,000 Position in Rockwell Automation (ROK)

Stocks: Community Bank N.A. Has $311,000 Position in Rockwell Automation (ROK)

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Rockwell Automation during the fourth quarter worth $201,190,000. DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main purchased a new stake in shares of Rockwell Automation during the fourth quarter worth $76,184,000. Congress Asset Management Co. MA purchased a new stake in shares of Rockwell Automation during the fourth quarter worth $59,311,000. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Rockwell Automation during the fourth…

Stocks: Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Pacific Drilling SA (PACD) Will Post Earnings of -$5.26 Per Share

Stocks: Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Pacific Drilling SA (PACD) Will Post Earnings of -$5.26 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Pacific Drilling SA will report full-year earnings of ($20.63) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($22.15) to ($18.11). For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of ($15.15) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($18.76) to ($12.25). Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Pacific Drilling SA. Analysts forecast that Pacific Drilling SA (NYSE:PACD) will report ($5.26) earnings per share (EPS) for the…

Stocks: Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO Maintains Stake in American International Group Inc (AIG)

Stocks: Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO Maintains Stake in American International Group Inc (AIG)

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC increased its position in American International Group by 1.1% in the third quarter. Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC now owns 125,192 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $7,429,000 after buying an additional 1,324 shares in the last quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. increased its position in American International Group by 1.4% in the third quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 7,966,538 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $472,734,000…

Stocks: Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV Has $348,000 Position in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Stocks: Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV Has $348,000 Position in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Glassman Wealth Services increased its position in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Glassman Wealth Services now owns 2,958 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $200,000 after buying an additional 17 shares during the period. Cognios Capital LLC increased its position in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies by 0.3% in the third quarter. Cognios Capital LLC now owns 8,275 shares of the financial services provider’s…

Stocks: Capital Fund Management S.A. Has $7.442 Million Stake in Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR)

Stocks: Capital Fund Management S.A. Has $7.442 Million Stake in Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. World Asset Management Inc increased its position in shares of Ingersoll-Rand PLC by 2.0% in the third quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 26,762 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,818,000 after buying an additional 519 shares during the period. Comerica Bank increased its position in shares of Ingersoll-Rand PLC by 18.6% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 73,467 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $5,677,000 after buying…

Stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Position Held by Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO

Stocks: Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Position Held by Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FCX. Prospera Financial Services Inc increased its stake in Freeport-McMoRan by 0.6% in the first quarter. Prospera Financial Services Inc now owns 10,491 shares of the natural resource company’s stock worth $140,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Wrapmanager Inc. increased its stake in Freeport-McMoRan by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Wrapmanager Inc. now owns 44,895 shares of the natural resource company’s stock worth $592,000 after buying an additional 144…

Stocks: Capital Fund Management S.A. Reduces Stake in Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (FIS)

Stocks: Capital Fund Management S.A. Reduces Stake in Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (FIS)

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs by 21.6% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 1,329 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 236 shares in the last quarter. Financial Architects Inc raised its stake in shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs by 30.2% in the third quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,359 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock…

Stocks: Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO Maintains Position in salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Stocks: Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO Maintains Position in salesforce.com, inc. (CRM)

Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. APG Asset Management N.V. increased its stake in shares of salesforce.com, inc. by 2.1% in the third quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 1,602,681 shares of the CRM provider’s stock valued at $114,319,000 after buying an additional 33,349 shares during the period. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS increased its stake in shares of salesforce.com, inc. by 2.8% in the third quarter. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS now owns 172,981 shares of the CRM provider’s stock…

Stocks: Capital Fund Management S.A. Invests $2.251 Million in Knight Transportation (KNX)

Stocks: Capital Fund Management S.A. Invests $2.251 Million in Knight Transportation (KNX)

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of KNX. Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its position in Knight Transportation by 0.3% in the first quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 128,080 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $4,015,000 after buying an additional 368 shares during the last quarter. Norris Perne & French LLP MI increased its position in shares of Knight Transportation by 42.3% in the first quarter. Norris Perne & French LLP MI now owns 222,849 shares of the transportation company’s stock…

Stocks: Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Stocks: Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Roper Technologies reported first quarter 2017 results, wherein earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate but revenues missed the same. However on year-over-year basis, revenues registered strong increase, driven by growth across all segments. Management also raised earnings per share guidance for the current year. For 2017, the company expects adjusted earnings per share in a range of $8.98–$9.28, compared with $8.82–$9.22 projected earlier. We continue to believe that the company’s asset-light business model will boost financial performance in the long run. Also, acquisitions and winning of key…