The STORE Capital Corporation (STOR) Earns Buy Rating from SunTrust Banks, Inc.

The STORE Capital Corporation (STOR) Earns Buy Rating from SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated their buy rating on shares of STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a $25.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on STOR. BidaskClub raised shares of STORE Capital Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Robert W. Baird reissued a buy rating on shares of STORE Capital Corporation in a report on Friday,…

The Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System

The Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) by 0.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 365,169 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,360 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Alaska Air Group were worth $26,844,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Exane Derivatives purchased a new stake in shares…

The Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

The Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) issued its earnings results on Thursday. The real estate investment trust reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $87.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $88.16 million. Kite Realty Group Trust had a return on equity of 0.80% and a net margin of 3.60%. Kite Realty Group Trust’s revenue was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm…

The Copart, Inc. (CPRT) Position Lifted by California Public Employees Retirement System

The Copart, Inc. (CPRT) Position Lifted by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System increased its holdings in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) by 0.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 608,158 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,196 shares during the quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Copart were worth $26,266,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Public Employees Retirement Association…

The ENSCO PLC (ESV) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.11 EPS

The ENSCO PLC (ESV) Announces  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.11 EPS

ENSCO PLC (NYSE:ESV) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The offshore drilling services provider reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.16) by $0.11, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $460.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $457.79 million. ENSCO PLC had a negative return on equity of 0.37% and a negative net margin of 3.04%. ENSCO PLC’s revenue for the quarter was down 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business…

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Acquires 12,133 Shares of Exelon Co. (EXC)

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Acquires 12,133 Shares of Exelon Co. (EXC)

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. lifted its holdings in Exelon Co. (NYSE:EXC) by 20.0% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 72,757 shares of the energy giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 12,133 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in Exelon were worth $2,867,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of EXC. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. bought a new position in shares of Exelon…

The Ecofin Water & Power Opportunities plc (EGL) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 2nd

The Ecofin Water & Power Opportunities plc (EGL) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 2nd

Ecofin Water & Power Opportunities plc (LON:EGL) declared a dividend on Monday, October 23rd, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.60 ($0.02) per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.2%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 2nd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. Shares of Ecofin Water & Power Opportunities plc (EGL) traded down 0.19% on Friday, hitting GBX 132.75. The company had a trading volume of 83,628 shares….

The Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN) Shares Sold by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

The Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN) Shares Sold by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. lessened its stake in shares of Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:XLRN) by 38.1% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 73,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 45,000 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in Acceleron Pharma were worth $3,098,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its holdings in Acceleron Pharma by…

The Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Receives “Buy” Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co

The Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Receives “Buy” Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co

J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued their buy rating on shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in a research note published on Tuesday. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Canaccord Genuity restated a buy rating and issued a $1,200.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Vetr upgraded shares of Amazon.com from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $1,095.08 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, July 3rd. Citigroup…

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Has $2.65 Million Holdings in Equinix, Inc. (EQIX)

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Has $2.65 Million Holdings in Equinix, Inc. (EQIX)

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its stake in Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) by 5.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,852 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 287 shares during the quarter. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in Equinix were worth $2,652,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Forsta AP Fonden lifted its stake in…

The State Treasurer State of Michigan Has $5.19 Million Position in Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

The State Treasurer State of Michigan Has $5.19 Million Position in Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

State Treasurer State of Michigan lessened its holdings in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) by 8.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 70,018 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 6,500 shares during the period. State Treasurer State of Michigan’s holdings in Omnicom Group were worth $5,186,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of OMC. BlackRock Inc. increased its…

The SunTrust Banks Analysts Give Shake Shack (SHAK) a $54.00 Price Target

The SunTrust Banks Analysts Give Shake Shack (SHAK) a $54.00 Price Target

SunTrust Banks set a $54.00 target price on Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Shake Shack’s Q1 2019 earnings at $0.10 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.24 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.21 EPS and Q4 2019 earnings at $0.04 EPS. SHAK has been the topic of several other research reports. Cowen increased their price target on shares of Shake Shack from $35.00 to $36.00 and gave…

The Head to Head Comparison: Crane (CR) & Timken Company (The) (TKR)

The Head to Head Comparison: Crane (CR) & Timken Company (The) (TKR)

Crane (NYSE: CR) and Timken Company (The) (NYSE:TKR) are both mid-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations. Volatility and Risk Crane has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Timken Company (The) has a beta of 1.41, indicating that its share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Analyst Ratings This is…

The Walt Disney (DIS) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The Walt Disney (DIS) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday. The brokerage currently has $118.00 target price on the entertainment giant’s stock. According to Zacks, “Parks & Resorts division once again turned out to be the savior for Disney in first-quarter fiscal 2018. The company, whose shares have outperformed the industry in the past six months, delivered positive earnings surprise after missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate in the preceding quarter. However, the big take away from the…

The Fisher Asset Management LLC Has $6.13 Million Holdings in Anika Therapeutics Inc. (ANIK)

The Fisher Asset Management LLC Has $6.13 Million Holdings in Anika Therapeutics Inc. (ANIK)

Fisher Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Anika Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK) by 30.7% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 105,716 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 24,812 shares during the quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC owned 0.72% of Anika Therapeutics worth $6,132,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Kayne…

The Energous (WATT) Given Buy Rating at National Securities

The Energous (WATT) Given Buy Rating at National Securities

National Securities reiterated their buy rating on shares of Energous (NASDAQ:WATT) in a report published on Friday morning. WATT has been the topic of several other research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Energous from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services boosted their price target on shares of Energous from $20.00 to $32.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Energous from a…

The Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) Shares Bought by Northpointe Capital LLC

The Anthem, Inc. (ANTM) Shares Bought by Northpointe Capital LLC

Northpointe Capital LLC raised its holdings in Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) by 50.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,362 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,489 shares during the quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC’s holdings in Anthem were worth $3,676,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. BlackRock Inc. lifted its…

The SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

The SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Monday, February 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($0.19) per share for the quarter. Shares of SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE SEAS) opened at $15.69 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.04, a current ratio of 0.57 and a quick ratio of 0.45. The firm has a market cap of $1,420.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.91 and a beta of 0.84. SeaWorld Entertainment has a one year low of $10.42…

The State Treasurer State of Michigan Reduces Position in AMTEK, Inc. (AME)

The State Treasurer State of Michigan Reduces Position in AMTEK, Inc. (AME)

State Treasurer State of Michigan lowered its holdings in shares of AMTEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) by 7.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 70,084 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 5,500 shares during the period. State Treasurer State of Michigan’s holdings in AMTEK were worth $4,628,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc….

The PDC Energy (PDCE) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday

The PDC Energy (PDCE) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday

PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PDCE) will be posting its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, February 26th. Analysts expect PDC Energy to post earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter. Shares of PDC Energy (NASDAQ PDCE) opened at $51.86 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $3,420.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -12.77 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a quick ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. PDC Energy has a 1-year low of $36.74 and a…

The Loews Corporation (L) Holdings Boosted by Trust Co. of Vermont

The Loews Corporation (L) Holdings Boosted by Trust Co. of Vermont

Trust Co. of Vermont boosted its stake in shares of Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) by 28.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,980 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,525 shares during the period. Trust Co. of Vermont’s holdings in Loews Corporation were worth $334,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of L. FMR LLC raised…

The Granite Construction Incorporated (GVA) Shares Bought by Personal Capital Advisors Corp

The Granite Construction Incorporated (GVA) Shares Bought by Personal Capital Advisors Corp

Personal Capital Advisors Corp boosted its position in Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) by 149.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,277 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 10,339 shares during the quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp’s holdings in Granite Construction were worth $1,001,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of GVA. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc….

The NRG Energy (NRG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday

The NRG Energy (NRG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday

NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) will be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Monday, February 26th. Analysts expect NRG Energy to post earnings of $0.48 per share for the quarter. Shares of NRG Energy (NRG) opened at $25.22 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $7,985.71, a price-to-earnings ratio of -4.95 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.24. NRG Energy has a 1-year low of $14.52 and a 1-year…

The Athene Holding Ltd. (ATH) Position Lifted by LS Investment Advisors LLC

The Athene Holding Ltd. (ATH) Position Lifted by LS Investment Advisors LLC

LS Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) by 56.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,561 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,650 shares during the period. LS Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Athene Holding were worth $246,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Nordea Investment Management AB bought a new position in shares of…

The Amphenol Co. (APH) Stake Increased by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

The Amphenol Co. (APH) Stake Increased by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. grew its position in Amphenol Co. (NYSE:APH) by 12.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 28,741 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after buying an additional 3,073 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in Amphenol were worth $2,523,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Amphenol…

The Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE) Shares Sold by Braun Stacey Associates Inc.

The Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE) Shares Sold by Braun Stacey Associates Inc.

Braun Stacey Associates Inc. trimmed its position in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) by 45.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 253,320 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after selling 208,445 shares during the period. Braun Stacey Associates Inc. owned about 0.10% of Parsley Energy worth $6,672,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of PE. Advisor…

The Capital Fund Management S.A. Has $2.61 Million Position in Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc (EGRX)

The Capital Fund Management S.A. Has $2.61 Million Position in Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc (EGRX)

Capital Fund Management S.A. lessened its holdings in Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EGRX) by 61.5% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 48,847 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 78,183 shares during the quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in Eagle Pharmaceuticals were worth $2,609,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of EGRX. Municipal Employees…

The Meeder Asset Management Inc. Raises Holdings in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT)

The Meeder Asset Management Inc. Raises Holdings in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT)

Meeder Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) by 74.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,310 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,414 shares during the period. Meeder Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in J.B. Hunt Transport Services were worth $368,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of JBHT. Principal…

The 93,550 Shares in Ball Co. (BLL) Acquired by Capital Fund Management S.A.

The 93,550 Shares in Ball Co. (BLL) Acquired by Capital Fund Management S.A.

Capital Fund Management S.A. acquired a new stake in Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 93,550 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,541,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Calton & Associates Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Ball in the 4th quarter valued at about $125,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its position in Ball by 63.0% during the 4th…

The Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. Decreases Position in Nucor Corporation (NUE)

The Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. Decreases Position in Nucor Corporation (NUE)

Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. cut its holdings in shares of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) by 30.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 164,941 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 73,577 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. owned about 0.05% of Nucor Corporation worth $9,243,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought…

The GameStop Corp. (GME) Position Increased by Capital Fund Management S.A.

The GameStop Corp. (GME) Position Increased by Capital Fund Management S.A.

Capital Fund Management S.A. boosted its holdings in shares of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) by 49.9% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 164,758 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 54,829 shares during the quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in GameStop were worth $2,957,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in GME. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new stake in GameStop during the…

The Northpointe Capital LLC Takes Position in Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (RVLT)

The Northpointe Capital LLC Takes Position in Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (RVLT)

Northpointe Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVLT) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 501,423 shares of the electronics maker’s stock, valued at approximately $3,259,000. Northpointe Capital LLC owned about 2.38% of Revolution Lighting Technologies as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in RVLT. Teachers Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Revolution…

The Boeing Co (BA) Stake Decreased by Capital Guardian Trust Co.

The Boeing Co (BA) Stake Decreased by Capital Guardian Trust Co.

Capital Guardian Trust Co. reduced its position in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 4.7% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 13,534 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock after selling 666 shares during the quarter. Capital Guardian Trust Co.’s holdings in Boeing were worth $3,440,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. LMR Partners LLP acquired a new stake in Boeing in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $4,904,000. Allegis Investment Advisors LLC…

The Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (MTD) Stake Lessened by State Treasurer State of Michigan

The Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (MTD) Stake Lessened by State Treasurer State of Michigan

State Treasurer State of Michigan cut its stake in shares of Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (NYSE:MTD) by 8.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,740 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 700 shares during the period. State Treasurer State of Michigan’s holdings in Mettler-Toledo International were worth $4,846,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. State of Alaska Department of…

The Caz Investments LP Reduces Stake in iShares Silver Trust (SLV)

The Caz Investments LP Reduces Stake in iShares Silver Trust (SLV)

Caz Investments LP reduced its stake in shares of iShares Silver Trust (NYSEARCA:SLV) by 92.9% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 72,240 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 940,000 shares during the period. iShares Silver Trust makes up 2.6% of Caz Investments LP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 5th biggest position. Caz Investments LP’s holdings in iShares Silver Trust were worth $1,155,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and…

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Asure Software Inc (ASUR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $15.24 Million

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Asure Software Inc (ASUR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $15.24 Million

Equities research analysts expect that Asure Software Inc (NASDAQ:ASUR) will post sales of $15.24 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for Asure Software’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $15.40 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $14.91 million. Asure Software posted sales of $9.44 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 61.4%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report before the…

The Centaurus Financial Inc. Invests $4.75 Million in First Trust Morningstar Divid Ledr (FDL)

The Centaurus Financial Inc. Invests $4.75 Million in First Trust Morningstar Divid Ledr (FDL)

Centaurus Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of First Trust Morningstar Divid Ledr (NYSEARCA:FDL) during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 157,814 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $4,749,000. First Trust Morningstar Divid Ledr makes up 1.2% of Centaurus Financial Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 13th largest position. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Cetera Investment Advisers increased its position in shares of First Trust Morningstar Divid…

The FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Receives $172.73 Consensus PT from Brokerages

The FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS) Receives $172.73 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Shares of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $172.73. A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley upped…

The Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) Stake Lowered by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

The Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) Stake Lowered by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

Bank of New York Mellon Corp decreased its holdings in shares of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) by 0.3% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,348,750 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 25,271 shares during the quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in Invesco were worth $341,604,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Sun Life…

The Comparing Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (KNX) & Its Competitors

The Comparing Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (KNX) & Its Competitors

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (NYSE: KNX) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Freight Trucking” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings presently has a consensus target price of $39.60, suggesting a potential downside of 4.97%….

The Fortive (FTV) Research Coverage Started at Barclays

The Fortive (FTV) Research Coverage Started at Barclays

Barclays began coverage on shares of Fortive (NYSE:FTV) in a report released on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage issued an overweight rating and a $86.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. Several other brokerages have also weighed in on FTV. BMO Capital Markets lowered their price objective on Fortive from $88.00 to $87.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a report on Friday, February 9th. SunTrust Banks reissued a buy rating and issued a $81.00 price objective on shares of Fortive in a report on…

The Brokers Offer Predictions for Arconic Inc’s Q1 2018 Earnings (ARNC)

The Brokers Offer Predictions for Arconic Inc’s Q1 2018 Earnings (ARNC)

Arconic Inc (NASDAQ:ARNC) – Investment analysts at Seaport Global Securities dropped their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Arconic in a report released on Tuesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst J. Sullivan now expects that the basic materials company will post earnings of $0.33 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.34. Seaport Global Securities has a “Buy” rating and a $29.00 price objective on the stock. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for Arconic’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.33 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $1.38…

The Rexnord (RXN) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Barclays

The Rexnord (RXN) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Barclays

Barclays initiated coverage on shares of Rexnord (NYSE:RXN) in a report released on Thursday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The brokerage issued an equal weight rating and a $30.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. TheStreet raised shares of Rexnord from a c+ rating to a b rating in a report on Friday, January 26th. ValuEngine raised shares of Rexnord from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Bank of America raised…

The Reviewing Agilent Technologies (A) & Illumina (ILMN)

The Reviewing Agilent Technologies (A) & Illumina (ILMN)

Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A) and Illumina (NASDAQ:ILMN) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Agilent Technologies and Illumina’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Agilent Technologies and Illumina’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Agilent Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Illumina. Agilent Technologies is trading…

The B. Riley Analysts Give Ellington Financial (EFC) a $16.00 Price Target

The B. Riley Analysts Give Ellington Financial (EFC) a $16.00 Price Target

B. Riley set a $16.00 price target on Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) in a report released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the financial services provider’s stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Ellington Financial’s Q3 2019 earnings at $0.38 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.36 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.53 EPS. Several other analysts have also recently commented on EFC. Deutsche Bank decreased their price target on shares of Ellington Financial from $18.00 to $17.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in…

The Catalent Inc Expected to Earn Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.29 Per Share (CTLT)

The Catalent Inc Expected to Earn Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.29 Per Share (CTLT)

Catalent Inc (NASDAQ:CTLT) – Investment analysts at KeyCorp issued their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Catalent in a research report issued on Wednesday. KeyCorp analyst M. Mishan anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.29 per share for the quarter. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Catalent’s Q3 2018 earnings at $0.41 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.64 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $1.48 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.73 EPS. Catalent (NASDAQ:CTLT) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 28th. The company reported $0.65…

The Solaredge Technologies (SEDG) Given a $48.00 Price Target at B. Riley

The Solaredge Technologies (SEDG) Given a $48.00 Price Target at B. Riley

B. Riley set a $48.00 price objective on Solaredge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Roth Capital boosted their target price on Solaredge Technologies from $36.00 to $42.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Needham & Company LLC boosted their target price on Solaredge Technologies from $30.00 to $42.00 and…

The McKesson Corporation (MCK) PT Set at $178.00 by Needham & Company LLC

The McKesson Corporation (MCK) PT Set at $178.00 by Needham & Company LLC

Needham & Company LLC set a $178.00 target price on McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other research analysts have also commented on the company. TheStreet lowered McKesson Corporation from a b rating to a c+ rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Morgan Stanley lowered McKesson Corporation from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $184.00 to…

The TC Pipelines (TCP) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

The TC Pipelines (TCP) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

TC Pipelines (NYSE:TCP) will be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Monday, February 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.74 per share for the quarter. Shares of TC Pipelines (TCP) opened at $50.45 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $3,525.50, a PE ratio of 16.33, a P/E/G ratio of 2.66 and a beta of 0.89. TC Pipelines has a 52 week low of $48.54 and a 52 week high of $65.03. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.38, a current…

The Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for Centene Corporation (CNC)

The Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for Centene Corporation (CNC)

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated their buy rating on shares of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. currently has a $105.00 target price on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Centene Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.92 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $4.98 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.28 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.46 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.43 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.30 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $5.48 EPS. Several other research analysts have also…

The Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH) Shares Sold by BlackRock Inc.

The Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH) Shares Sold by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. cut its holdings in Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) by 1.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,488,554 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 164,602 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned 0.06% of Parker-Hannifin worth $1,694,145,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA lifted its holdings…

The Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) Price Target Raised to $26.00

The Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) Price Target Raised to $26.00

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) had its price objective increased by Morgan Stanley from $22.00 to $26.00 in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley currently has an equal weight rating on the stock. PENN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Telsey Advisory Group upped their price target on Penn National Gaming from $23.00 to $26.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Penn National Gaming from a hold rating…

The Xenia Hotels & Resorts (XHR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

The Xenia Hotels & Resorts (XHR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

Xenia Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:XHR) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Monday, February 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter. Xenia Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:XHR) opened at $20.25 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78, a quick ratio of 6.86 and a current ratio of 6.86. Xenia Hotels & Resorts has a fifty-two week low of $16.21 and a fifty-two week high of $22.76. The company has a market cap of $2,161.28, a…

The Digi International Inc. (DGII) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

The Digi International Inc. (DGII) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ:DGII) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.23-$0.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.43. The company issued revenue guidance of $200-$212 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $193.33 million.Digi International also updated its Q1 guidance to ($0.02)-$0.02 EPS. Shares of Digi International Inc. (DGII) traded up 2.94% on Friday, reaching $10.50. 85,577 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization…

The BlackRock Inc. Has $1.76 Billion Position in M&T Bank Co. (MTB)

The BlackRock Inc. Has $1.76 Billion Position in M&T Bank Co. (MTB)

BlackRock Inc. reduced its holdings in M&T Bank Co. (NYSE:MTB) by 0.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 10,307,904 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 59,684 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 0.07% of M&T Bank worth $1,762,550,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Rhumbline Advisers lifted its holdings in…

The eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.25 EPS

The eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Posts  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.25 EPS

eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The financial services provider reported ($0.98) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.73) by ($0.25), Bloomberg Earnings reports. eHealth had a negative return on equity of 20.91% and a negative net margin of 11.94%. The firm had revenue of $26.62 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.55 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.23) EPS. The company’s revenue was down 17.0% on a year-over-year…

The Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Stake Lifted by Barings LLC

The Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Stake Lifted by Barings LLC

Barings LLC lifted its position in Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) by 106.0% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 41,200 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 21,200 shares during the period. Barings LLC’s holdings in Seagate Technology were worth $1,724,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of STX. ValueAct Holdings L.P. grew its holdings in shares of Seagate Technology by 55.3% in the third quarter. ValueAct Holdings L.P. now owns…

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Voya Prime Rate Trust (PPR) Stock Price

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Voya Prime Rate Trust (PPR) Stock Price

News stories about Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Voya Prime Rate Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.6903413020155 out…

The Barings LLC Takes $2.04 Million Position in Bunge Ltd (BG)

The Barings LLC Takes $2.04 Million Position in Bunge Ltd (BG)

Barings LLC purchased a new position in Bunge Ltd (NYSE:BG) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 30,428 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,041,000. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stifel Financial Corp raised its stake in Bunge by 84.5% in the second quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 5,444 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $404,000 after…

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Exactech, Inc. (EXAC) to Sell

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Exactech, Inc. (EXAC) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Exactech, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXAC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Exactech, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets and distributes and sells orthopedic implant devices, related surgical instrumentation and biologic services to hospitals and physicians in the United States and internationally. Its principal products include its knee and hip replacement systems. Exactech, Inc. is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida. “ EXAC has been the topic of several other research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Exactech…

The Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY) Shares Bought by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

The Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY) Shares Bought by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC grew its stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum Co. (NYSE:OXY) by 21.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 19,262,159 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,366,402 shares during the period. Occidental Petroleum accounts for 2.1% of Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 16th biggest holding. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s holdings in Occidental Petroleum…

The LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) PT Lowered to $26.50 at Citigroup Inc.

The LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) PT Lowered to $26.50 at Citigroup Inc.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) had its target price lowered by Citigroup Inc. from $29.00 to $26.50 in a research note published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. A number of other research analysts also recently commented on the company. Morgan Stanley dropped their price target on LaSalle Hotel Properties from $29.00 to $27.00 and set an equal weight rating for the company in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Deutsche Bank AG decreased their target price on LaSalle…

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (CPS) to Sell

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (CPS) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. operates as a supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Its products include sealing and trim, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer, thermal and emissions and anti-vibration systems. The company markets its products directly to automotive original equipment manufacturers, tier I and tier II suppliers, and non-automotive manufacturers. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Novi, Michigan. “ Several…

The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC Has $117.93 Million Position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE)

The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC Has $117.93 Million Position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE)

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC increased its stake in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) by 103.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 8,212,636 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,174,106 shares during the quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s holdings in Hewlett Packard Enterprise were worth $117,933,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently…

The Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd. (KTOV) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

The Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd. (KTOV) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

Shares of Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:KTOV) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 3,735,808 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 1,025% from the previous session’s volume of 332,148 shares.The stock last traded at $2.34 and had previously closed at $2.20. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $2.15 and a 200 day moving average of $1.90. The stock’s market capitalization is $16.70 million. About Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd is an Israel-based company that develops non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that treat pain without…

The Pinnacle West Capital Co. (PNW) Stake Lessened by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

The Pinnacle West Capital Co. (PNW) Stake Lessened by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC trimmed its position in Pinnacle West Capital Co. (NYSE:PNW) by 2.4% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,821,812 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 44,200 shares during the period. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s holdings in Pinnacle West Capital were worth $155,182,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FMR LLC raised its stake in Pinnacle West Capital by 5.0% in…

The Tintri, Inc. (TNTR) Trading Up 11.9%

The Tintri, Inc. (TNTR) Trading Up 11.9%

Tintri, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNTR)’s share price was up 11.9% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $3.40 and last traded at $3.39. Approximately 609,127 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 63% from the average daily volume of 373,628 shares. The stock had previously closed at $3.03. A number of equities analysts have issued reports on TNTR shares. Bank of America Corporation started coverage on Tintri in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $16.00 target price for…

The Barings LLC Grows Position in Legg Mason Inc (LM)

The Barings LLC Grows Position in Legg Mason Inc (LM)

Barings LLC increased its position in Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM) by 66.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 44,700 shares of the asset manager’s stock after acquiring an additional 17,900 shares during the period. Barings LLC’s holdings in Legg Mason were worth $1,877,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in LM. LSV Asset Management grew…

The United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Receives $117.50 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

The United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Receives $117.50 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-two analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $119.06. Several research firms have recently commented on UPS. Loop Capital lifted their price objective on United…

The Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. Invests $2.13 Million in iShares S&P 500 Index (IVV)

The Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. Invests $2.13 Million in iShares S&P 500 Index (IVV)

Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. purchased a new position in iShares S&P 500 Index (NYSEARCA:IVV) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 7,910 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,127,000. iShares S&P 500 Index comprises about 1.9% of Bedel Financial Consulting Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of IVV. Vista Private Wealth Partners. LLC purchased a new position in iShares S&P 500 Index during the third quarter worth approximately $2,452,000. Parametric Portfolio…

The Comparing Gladstone Commercial Corporation (GOOD) & Its Competitors

The Comparing Gladstone Commercial Corporation (GOOD) & Its Competitors

Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ: GOOD) is one of 87 public companies in the “Commercial REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Gladstone Commercial Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and profitability. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Gladstone Commercial Corporation and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gladstone Commercial Corporation’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Gladstone Commercial Corporation. Gladstone Commercial Corporation is trading at a…

The Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Expected to Post FY2018 Earnings of $4.69 Per Share

The Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Expected to Post FY2018 Earnings of $4.69 Per Share

Sun Life Financial Inc (TSE:SLF) (NYSE:SLF) – Equities research analysts at Cormark boosted their FY2018 EPS estimates for Sun Life Financial in a report released on Friday. Cormark analyst M. Grauman now anticipates that the financial services provider will earn $4.69 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $4.66. Cormark also issued estimates for Sun Life Financial’s Q1 2019 earnings at $1.21 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.25 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.27 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $1.29 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $5.02…

The Hercules Capital (HTGC) vs. OFS Capital Corporation (OFS) Financial Analysis

The Hercules Capital (HTGC) vs. OFS Capital Corporation (OFS) Financial Analysis

Hercules Capital (NYSE: HTGC) and OFS Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:OFS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings. Insider and Institutional Ownership 42.7% of Hercules Capital shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.6% of OFS Capital Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 3.9% of Hercules Capital shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of OFS Capital Corporation shares are held by company insiders….

The Bessemer Group Inc. Purchases 5,795 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)

The Bessemer Group Inc. Purchases 5,795 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)

Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST) by 1.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 387,713 shares of the retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,795 shares during the quarter. Bessemer Group Inc.’s holdings in Costco Wholesale were worth $72,162,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Intersect Capital LLC grew its stake…

The Callaway Golf Company (ELY) PT Set at $16.00 by FBR & Co

The Callaway Golf Company (ELY) PT Set at $16.00 by FBR & Co

Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) has been given a $16.00 price target by equities research analysts at FBR & Co in a report released on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. FBR & Co’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 10.96% from the stock’s current price. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Callaway Golf’s Q3 2017 earnings at ($0.05) EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.15) EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.51 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.61 EPS. ELY has been the subject of…

The BlackRock Inc. Has $1.92 Billion Stake in Rockwell Automation (ROK)

The BlackRock Inc. Has $1.92 Billion Stake in Rockwell Automation (ROK)

BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) by 0.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,791,784 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 49,561 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about 0.08% of Rockwell Automation worth $1,922,619,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Rockwell Automation…

The Aperio Group LLC Boosts Holdings in EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)

The Aperio Group LLC Boosts Holdings in EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)

Aperio Group LLC raised its position in EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) by 6.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 263,616 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after purchasing an additional 17,107 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in EOG Resources were worth $25,502,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. WINTON GROUP Ltd raised its position in EOG Resources…

The Crh Plc (CRH) Shares Sold by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

The Crh Plc (CRH) Shares Sold by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC reduced its stake in shares of Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) by 29.4% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,506,906 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 1,045,419 shares during the period. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s holdings in CRH were worth $90,474,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Advisor Group Inc. grew its…

The Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. Has $31.02 Million Stake in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR)

The Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. Has $31.02 Million Stake in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR)

Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. reduced its stake in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 2.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 959,237 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 23,267 shares during the period. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. owned approximately 0.77% of Healthcare Realty Trust worth $31,022,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds also recently added…

The Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) Now Covered by Analysts at Barclays

The Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) Now Covered by Analysts at Barclays

Barclays assumed coverage on shares of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage issued an overweight rating and a $184.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Gabelli reissued a hold rating on shares of Stanley Black & Decker in a research note on Monday, January 29th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Stanley Black & Decker from $172.00 to $189.00 and gave the…