The SINA Corp (SINA) Holdings Boosted by Pinebridge Investments L.P.

The SINA Corp (SINA) Holdings Boosted by Pinebridge Investments L.P.

Pinebridge Investments L.P. lifted its holdings in SINA Corp (NASDAQ:SINA) by 7.2% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 68,609 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,636 shares during the period. Pinebridge Investments L.P.’s holdings in SINA were worth $6,882,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA purchased a new position in shares of SINA in the fourth quarter worth about…

The F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Position Increased by Pinebridge Investments L.P.

The F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Position Increased by Pinebridge Investments L.P.

Pinebridge Investments L.P. increased its position in shares of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) by 40.0% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 39,263 shares of the network technology company’s stock after buying an additional 11,212 shares during the quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P.’s holdings in F5 Networks were worth $5,152,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its holdings in F5 Networks…

The Private Advisor Group LLC Has $1.64 Million Stake in ISHARES 0-5 YEAR TIPS BOND ETF (STIP)

The Private Advisor Group LLC Has $1.64 Million Stake in ISHARES 0-5 YEAR TIPS BOND ETF (STIP)

Private Advisor Group LLC cut its stake in shares of ISHARES 0-5 YEAR TIPS BOND ETF (BMV:STIP) by 48.9% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 16,434 shares of the company’s stock after selling 15,743 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in ISHARES 0-5 YEAR TIPS BOND ETF were worth $1,642,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their…

The Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Shares Sold by Private Advisor Group LLC

The Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) Shares Sold by Private Advisor Group LLC

Private Advisor Group LLC lessened its stake in shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) by 9.6% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 16,122 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,712 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in Dollar Tree were worth $1,752,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of DLTR. Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its stake in shares of Dollar Tree by 57.2% during the…

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Invests $2.97 Million in Alleghany Co. (Y) Stock

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Invests $2.97 Million in Alleghany Co. (Y) Stock

Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Alleghany Co. (NYSE:Y) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund bought 4,977 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,966,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in Y. Toronto Dominion Bank boosted its stake in shares of Alleghany by 11.8% during the 2nd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 189 shares of…

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Sells 252,005 Shares of MDU Resources Group Inc (MDU)

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Sells 252,005 Shares of MDU Resources Group Inc (MDU)

Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. cut its holdings in shares of MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) by 77.0% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 75,150 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 252,005 shares during the quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.’s holdings in MDU Resources Group were worth $2,020,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors…

The 38,051 Shares in Pilgrim’s Pride Co. (PPC) Acquired by Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.

The 38,051 Shares in Pilgrim’s Pride Co. (PPC) Acquired by Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.

Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Pilgrim's Pride Co. (NASDAQ:PPC) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 38,051 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,181,000. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new stake in Pilgrim's Pride during the fourth quarter worth $120,000. New York State Teachers Retirement System acquired…

The Sei Investments Co. Grows Stake in Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. (ELS)

The Sei Investments Co. Grows Stake in Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. (ELS)

Sei Investments Co. grew its position in Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) by 3.6% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 274,569 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,452 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in Equity Lifestyle Properties were worth $24,442,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes…

The Insider Selling: KEMET Co. (KEM) SVP Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock

The Insider Selling: KEMET Co. (KEM) SVP Sells 20,000 Shares of Stock

KEMET Co. (NYSE:KEM) SVP Ronald James Assaf sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.89, for a total value of $337,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 94,225 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,591,460.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. KEMET Co. (NYSE:KEM) opened at $18.40 on Friday. The firm has…

The Silvercorp Metals Inc. Purchases 84,500 Shares of Silvercorp Metals Inc (SVM) Stock

The Silvercorp Metals Inc. Purchases 84,500 Shares of Silvercorp Metals Inc (SVM) Stock

Silvercorp Metals Inc (TSE:SVM) insider Silvercorp Metals Inc. acquired 84,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$3.41 per share, with a total value of C$288,145.00. Silvercorp Metals Inc. also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Silvercorp Metals Inc (SVM) opened at C$3.24 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $544.95, a PE ratio of 9.26 and a beta of 0.94. Silvercorp Metals Inc has a 12 month low of C$2.72 and a…

The Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Holdings Decreased by Sei Investments Co.

The Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Holdings Decreased by Sei Investments Co.

Sei Investments Co. lessened its holdings in shares of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) by 16.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 157,999 shares of the casino operator’s stock after selling 31,025 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in Wynn Resorts were worth $26,637,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of WYNN. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its stake in shares of…

The Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) Shares Bought by Sei Investments Co.

The Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) Shares Bought by Sei Investments Co.

Sei Investments Co. increased its holdings in shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) by 0.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 840,839 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,810 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in Healthcare Trust Of America were worth $25,259,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the…

The Camden Property Trust (CPT) Shares Bought by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

The Camden Property Trust (CPT) Shares Bought by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board increased its stake in Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) by 90.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 22,900 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 10,855 shares during the quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board’s holdings in Camden Property Trust were worth $2,108,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CPT. Cohen & Steers Inc. purchased a new position in…

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Acquires 1,500 Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG)

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Acquires 1,500 Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG)

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board raised its holdings in shares of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) by 6.4% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 25,000 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,500 shares during the quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board’s holdings in Dollar General were worth $2,325,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in DG. Cerebellum GP LLC…

The Deutsche Bank Raises Square (SQ) Price Target to $43.00

The Deutsche Bank Raises Square (SQ) Price Target to $43.00

Square (NYSE:SQ) had its target price increased by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank from $37.00 to $43.00 in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. Deutsche Bank’s target price points to a potential downside of 2.52% from the company’s previous close. SQ has been the subject of several other research reports. Vetr downgraded shares of Square from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $45.60 price target for the company. in a research report on…

The Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Shares Sold by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

The Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Shares Sold by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board lowered its position in shares of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) by 54.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 19,700 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 23,117 shares during the period. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board’s holdings in Digital Realty Trust were worth $2,244,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of…

The AnaptysBio (ANAB) PT Raised to $162.00

The AnaptysBio (ANAB) PT Raised to $162.00

AnaptysBio (NASDAQ:ANAB) had its price target increased by analysts at SunTrust Banks from $115.00 to $162.00 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. SunTrust Banks’ price target suggests a potential upside of 28.11% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group assumed coverage on AnaptysBio in a report on Thursday, November 9th. They set a “buy” rating and a $101.00 price objective on the…

The Sleep Number (SNBR) Lifted to “Buy” at BidaskClub

The Sleep Number (SNBR) Lifted to “Buy” at BidaskClub

Sleep Number (NASDAQ:SNBR) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Thursday. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on SNBR. Bank of America set a $33.00 price objective on shares of Sleep Number and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sleep Number from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Sleep…

The Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Purchases 14,512 Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

The Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Purchases 14,512 Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its position in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) by 3.7% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 408,684 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 14,512 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Caterpillar were worth $64,400,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Beach Investment Management…

The Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Holdings Reduced by Retirement Systems of Alabama

The Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Holdings Reduced by Retirement Systems of Alabama

Retirement Systems of Alabama lowered its position in Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN) by 1.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 213,522 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 2,275 shares during the quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama’s holdings in Eaton were worth $16,870,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the business. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. lifted its…

The Toro Co (TTC) Shares Bought by Retirement Systems of Alabama

The Toro Co (TTC) Shares Bought by Retirement Systems of Alabama

Retirement Systems of Alabama grew its holdings in shares of Toro Co (NYSE:TTC) by 19.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 242,866 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 38,972 shares during the quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama’s holdings in Toro were worth $15,842,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. New Mexico Educational Retirement…

The Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) Position Raised by Retirement Systems of Alabama

The Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) Position Raised by Retirement Systems of Alabama

Retirement Systems of Alabama boosted its position in Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) by 14.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 304,266 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 38,333 shares during the period. Retirement Systems of Alabama’s holdings in Donaldson were worth $14,894,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the…

The Southern Co (SO) Position Trimmed by Forsta AP Fonden

The Southern Co (SO) Position Trimmed by Forsta AP Fonden

Forsta AP Fonden decreased its position in shares of Southern Co (NYSE:SO) by 31.2% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 53,385 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 24,200 shares during the quarter. Forsta AP Fonden’s holdings in Southern were worth $2,567,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SO. South Texas Money Management Ltd. lifted its stake in Southern by 0.3% in the second quarter. South Texas…

The Forsta AP Fonden Has $2.21 Million Holdings in TJX Companies Inc (TJX)

The Forsta AP Fonden Has $2.21 Million Holdings in TJX Companies Inc (TJX)

Forsta AP Fonden decreased its stake in TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) by 32.2% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 28,903 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock after selling 13,700 shares during the quarter. Forsta AP Fonden’s holdings in TJX Companies were worth $2,210,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of TJX. Gotham Asset…

The Q1 2018 Earnings Forecast for Genpact Limited (G) Issued By SunTrust Banks

The Q1 2018 Earnings Forecast for Genpact Limited (G) Issued By SunTrust Banks

Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks decreased their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Genpact in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks analyst F. Atkins now expects that the business services provider will post earnings per share of $0.33 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.35. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Genpact’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.35 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.37 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.41 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.48 EPS and…

The Greenleaf Trust Boosts Holdings in Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX)

The Greenleaf Trust Boosts Holdings in Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX)

Greenleaf Trust raised its stake in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) by 279.8% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 1,318 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after buying an additional 971 shares during the quarter. Greenleaf Trust’s holdings in Becton Dickinson and were worth $282,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Legacy Advisors LLC increased its position in Becton Dickinson and by 7,000.0% in the 4th quarter. Legacy…

The Greenleaf Trust Boosts Holdings in Medtronic plc. (MDT)

The Greenleaf Trust Boosts Holdings in Medtronic plc. (MDT)

Greenleaf Trust boosted its position in shares of Medtronic plc. (NYSE:MDT) by 314.4% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 4,426 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after buying an additional 3,358 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust’s holdings in Medtronic were worth $357,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of MDT. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new stake in Medtronic during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $579,952,000. Lazard…

The Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Shares Sold by Keybank National Association OH

The Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Shares Sold by Keybank National Association OH

Keybank National Association OH reduced its stake in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) by 5.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 205,969 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 10,765 shares during the period. Keybank National Association OH’s holdings in Caterpillar were worth $32,457,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC lifted its…

The Greenleaf Trust Boosts Holdings in ArcelorMittal SA (MT)

The Greenleaf Trust Boosts Holdings in ArcelorMittal SA (MT)

Greenleaf Trust boosted its position in shares of ArcelorMittal SA (NYSE:MT) by 1,138.0% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 7,812 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 7,181 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust’s holdings in ArcelorMittal were worth $252,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. M&T Bank Corp increased its stake in ArcelorMittal by 2.9% during the 4th quarter. M&T Bank Corp…

The NEXT (NXT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

The NEXT (NXT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reissued their hold rating on shares of NEXT (LON:NXT) in a research report report published on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 4,700 ($64.94) target price on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on NXT. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 4,830 ($66.73) target price on shares of NEXT in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Peel Hunt reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 5,000 ($69.08) target price on shares of NEXT in…

The Apple (AAPL) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr

The Apple (AAPL) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr

Vetr cut shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. Vetr currently has $187.18 target price on the iPhone maker’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on AAPL. Zacks Investment Research lowered Apple from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Mizuho restated a neutral rating and set a $175.00 price target (up from $160.00) on shares of Apple in a research report on Friday, January 19th….

The Alkermes (ALKS) Given a $66.00 Price Target at Credit Suisse Group

The Alkermes (ALKS) Given a $66.00 Price Target at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group set a $66.00 target price on Alkermes (NASDAQ:ALKS) in a research report report published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on ALKS. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Alkermes from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $71.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Citigroup set a $62.00 price target on shares of Alkermes and gave the stock a hold rating in…

The Zacks: Brokerages Expect Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $212.17 Million

The Zacks: Brokerages Expect Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $212.17 Million

Brokerages predict that Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) (TSE:PAAS) will report $212.17 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Pan American Silver’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $208.36 million to $214.35 million. Pan American Silver reported sales of $190.60 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 11.3%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, February 20th. On average, analysts expect that Pan American…

The Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub

The Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ:ATSG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. Several other equities analysts have also commented on ATSG. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a hold rating and set a $22.00 price objective (up from $20.00) on shares of Air Transport Services Group in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Stephens reiterated an overweight rating and set a $29.00 price objective (up from $27.00) on shares of Air Transport Services Group in a research report…

The DA Davidson Research Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

The DA Davidson Research Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) – Equities researchers at DA Davidson lifted their Q2 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Applied Materials in a note issued to investors on Thursday. DA Davidson analyst T. Diffely now expects that the manufacturing equipment provider will post earnings per share of $1.13 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.99. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Applied Materials’ Q3 2018 earnings at $1.11 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.95 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $4.25 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $1.01…

The PDF Solutions (PDFS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The PDF Solutions (PDFS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. According to Zacks, “PDF Solutions, Inc.’s comprehensive technologies and services enable semiconductor companies to improve yield and performance of manufactured integrated circuits by providing infrastructure to integrate the design and manufacturing processes. They believe that their solutions can significantly improve a semiconductor company’s time to market, the rate at which yield improves and product profitability. “ A number of other analysts have also commented…

The National Instruments Corp (NATI) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $322.18 Million

The National Instruments Corp (NATI) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $322.18 Million

Brokerages expect that National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) will announce sales of $322.18 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for National Instruments’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $320.57 million and the highest is $324.96 million. National Instruments reported sales of $300.11 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 7.4%. The business is expected to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that National Instruments will…

The Kimco Realty (KIM) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

The Kimco Realty (KIM) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

Kimco Realty (NYSE:KIM) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.42-1.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.52. Kimco Realty (NYSE:KIM) opened at $15.20 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.10, a quick ratio of 0.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. The stock has a market cap of $6,244.33, a PE ratio of 17.47, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.17 and a beta of 0.46. Kimco Realty has a 52-week low…

The Luxoft (LXFT) Stock Rating Lowered by Pivotal Research

The Luxoft (LXFT) Stock Rating Lowered by Pivotal Research

Pivotal Research lowered shares of Luxoft (NYSE:LXFT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have $48.00 target price on the software maker’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Cowen downgraded shares of Luxoft from an outperform rating to a market perform rating and dropped their target price for the company from $63.00 to $50.00 in a report on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their target price on shares of Luxoft from…

The IMPINJ (PI) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.09 EPS

The IMPINJ (PI) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.09 EPS

IMPINJ (NASDAQ:PI) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported ($0.28) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.19) by ($0.09), Bloomberg Earnings reports. IMPINJ had a negative return on equity of 5.93% and a negative net margin of 13.82%. The company had revenue of $26.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.50 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.11 earnings per share. IMPINJ’s quarterly revenue was down 20.2% compared to the same…

The Financial Contrast: ITC (ITC) & Consolidated Edison (ED)

The Financial Contrast: ITC (ITC) & Consolidated Edison (ED)

ITC (NYSE: ITC) and Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership. Dividends ITC pays an annual dividend of $0.86 per share. Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $2.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. ITC pays out 58.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Consolidated Edison pays out 57.9% of its earnings in the form…

The China Fund Inc (CHN) Major Shareholder City Of London Investment Grou Buys 12,012 Shares

The China Fund Inc (CHN) Major Shareholder City Of London Investment Grou Buys 12,012 Shares

China Fund Inc (NYSE:CHN) major shareholder City Of London Investment Grou acquired 12,012 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 13th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $21.40 per share, for a total transaction of $257,056.80. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC. City Of London Investment…

The Head to Head Review: AudioCodes (AUDC) and Inseego (INSG)

The Head to Head Review: AudioCodes (AUDC) and Inseego (INSG)

AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC) and Inseego (NASDAQ:INSG) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and risk. Risk and Volatility AudioCodes has a beta of 0.23, suggesting that its share price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Inseego has a beta of 0.24, suggesting that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Institutional and Insider Ownership 25.3% of AudioCodes…

The Incyte’s (INCY) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Raymond James Financial

The Incyte’s (INCY) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Raymond James Financial

Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Raymond James Financial in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on INCY. Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Incyte in a research note on Thursday, February 1st. Credit Suisse Group set a $145.00 price target on shares of Incyte and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. BidaskClub cut shares of Incyte from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell”…

The Greenlight Capital Re (GLRE) Stock Rating Lowered by TheStreet

The Greenlight Capital Re (GLRE) Stock Rating Lowered by TheStreet

TheStreet lowered shares of Greenlight Capital Re (NASDAQ:GLRE) from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on GLRE. BidaskClub cut Greenlight Capital Re from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research raised Greenlight Capital Re from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $24.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, ValuEngine…

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades McKesson (MCK) to Hold

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades McKesson (MCK) to Hold

McKesson (NYSE:MCK) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Over the last year, McKesson has had an unfavorable run on the bourses. However, we are upbeat about the recent acquisition of RxCrossroads which should strengthen the company’s foothold in pharmaceutical and biotechnology space, apart from its balanced segmental and geographic show. Among other buyouts, the purchase of retailer Well.ca is expected to bring online commerce capabilities and digital experience to McKesson…

The T-Mobile US (TMUS) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The T-Mobile US (TMUS) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Wednesday. They currently have $65.00 target price on the Wireless communications provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “T-Mobile US posted mixed fourth-quarter 2017 results where bottom line beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate, the top line lagged the same. The company gained a net of 1.9 million total wireless subscribers, with 1.1 million branded postpaid, 891,000 postpaid phone, 149,000 branded prepaid. The company’s share repurchases reflects its strong financial background….

The Luxoft (LXFT) Price Target Cut to $46.00

The Luxoft (LXFT) Price Target Cut to $46.00

Luxoft (NYSE:LXFT) had its price objective reduced by investment analysts at Credit Suisse Group from $50.00 to $46.00 in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the software maker’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price objective points to a potential upside of 5.87% from the stock’s previous close. LXFT has been the subject of several other reports. KeyCorp lowered their price target on Luxoft from $66.00 to $56.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday. Pivotal Research downgraded Luxoft…

The Somewhat Negative News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Camping World (CWH) Stock Price

The Somewhat Negative News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Camping World (CWH) Stock Price

Media coverage about Camping World (NYSE:CWH) has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Camping World earned a news impact score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 45.8541033281739 out of 100, meaning that recent…

The American Tower Corp (AMT) Holdings Cut by Private Advisor Group LLC

The American Tower Corp (AMT) Holdings Cut by Private Advisor Group LLC

Private Advisor Group LLC lowered its holdings in shares of American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) by 14.7% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 11,779 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 2,022 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in American Tower were worth $1,673,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Vident Investment Advisory LLC boosted its position in American Tower by 166.9% during the third quarter. Vident Investment…

The Legg Mason (LM) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.20

The Legg Mason (LM) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.20

News articles about Legg Mason (NYSE:LM) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Legg Mason earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the asset manager an impact score of 46.7692595067821 out of 100,…

The Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Shares Sold by Private Advisor Group LLC

The Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Shares Sold by Private Advisor Group LLC

Private Advisor Group LLC lowered its stake in Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) by 49.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,057 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,002 shares during the quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in Charter Communications were worth $1,800,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Parametrica Management Ltd bought a new stake in…

The Umpqua (UMPQ) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The Umpqua (UMPQ) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “UMPQUA HOLDINGS is a financial holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the company engages primarily in the business of commercial and retail banking and the delivery of retail brokerage services. “ A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on UMPQ. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Umpqua from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Friday, February…

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Raises Holdings in HP Inc (HPQ)

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Raises Holdings in HP Inc (HPQ)

Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. grew its position in HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) by 139.1% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 126,433 shares of the computer maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 73,557 shares during the quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.’s holdings in HP were worth $2,656,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. CAPROCK Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of HP by 104.5% in the 3rd quarter. CAPROCK Group…

The Enbridge Income Fund (ENF) Price Target Cut to C$30.00

The Enbridge Income Fund (ENF) Price Target Cut to C$30.00

Enbridge Income Fund (TSE:ENF) had its price objective decreased by Canaccord Genuity from C$34.00 to C$30.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. TD Securities decreased their target price on Enbridge Income Fund from C$38.00 to C$36.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Scotiabank decreased their target price on Enbridge Income Fund from C$38.00 to C$37.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a…

The Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Position Lifted by Rational Advisors LLC

The Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Position Lifted by Rational Advisors LLC

Rational Advisors LLC increased its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) by 124.6% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 15,500 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 8,600 shares during the period. Rational Advisors LLC’s holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were worth $1,126,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in WBA. LSV Asset Management raised its holdings in Walgreens…

The Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (IIP.UN) Raised to Outperform at Royal Bank of Canada

The Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (IIP.UN) Raised to Outperform at Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:IIP.UN) from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. Royal Bank of Canada currently has C$10.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock, up from their previous target price of C$9.50. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Canaccord Genuity increased their price target on Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust from C$10.50 to C$11.00 in a report on Thursday, February 8th. CIBC…

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Invests $1.47 Million in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH)

The Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. Invests $1.47 Million in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH)

Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund purchased 51,491 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,472,000. Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in ETH. Jane Street Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Ethan Allen Interiors by 105.4% during the 3rd quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 13,436 shares of the company’s stock valued at $435,000 after purchasing an additional 263,436…

The Boyd Gaming (BYD) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

The Boyd Gaming (BYD) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.26 per share for the quarter. Boyd Gaming (BYD) opened at $37.34 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,197.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.90 and a beta of 1.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.95, a current ratio of 0.73 and a quick ratio of 0.68. Boyd Gaming has a 12 month low of $19.39 and a 12…

The Insider Selling: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Insider Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock

The Insider Selling: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Insider Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) insider Venkat Krishnaswamy sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.50, for a total transaction of $310,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ CTSH) opened at $80.95 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $47,979.42, a P/E ratio of 22.92, a PEG ratio of 1.53…

The Wedbush Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Quotient Technology Inc (QUOT)

The Wedbush Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Quotient Technology Inc (QUOT)

Quotient Technology Inc (NYSE:QUOT) – Stock analysts at Wedbush decreased their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for Quotient Technology in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Wedbush analyst A. Turner now anticipates that the technology company will earn $0.09 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.10. Wedbush has a “Outperform” rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. Wedbush also issued estimates for Quotient Technology’s Q1 2019 earnings at $0.06 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.12 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at…

The Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO) EVP Sells $355,631.35 in Stock

The Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO) EVP Sells $355,631.35 in Stock

Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) EVP Robert Azelby sold 4,157 shares of Juno Therapeutics stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.55, for a total transaction of $355,631.35. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 89,614 shares in the company, valued at $7,666,477.70. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Robert Azelby also recently made the following trade(s): Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) opened at $85.10 on Friday. Juno Therapeutics…

The Flotek Industries (FTK) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

The Flotek Industries (FTK) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Flotek Industries (NYSE:FTK) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, February 20th. Analysts expect Flotek Industries to post earnings of ($0.03) per share for the quarter. Flotek Industries (NYSE FTK) opened at $5.53 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $314.25, a P/E ratio of -276.50 and a beta of 1.77. Flotek Industries has a 52 week low of $4.14 and a 52 week high of $14.51. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Flotek Industries from a “sell” rating to…

The Sanofi SA (SNY) Shares Sold by Sei Investments Co.

The Sanofi SA (SNY) Shares Sold by Sei Investments Co.

Sei Investments Co. decreased its stake in shares of Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY) by 2.7% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 579,357 shares of the company’s stock after selling 15,794 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in Sanofi were worth $24,913,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of SNY. Boston Partners lifted its position in shares of Sanofi by 6.2% during the third quarter. Boston Partners now owns 8,664,983 shares of the company’s stock worth…

The Q3 2018 Earnings Estimate for Baidu Inc (BIDU) Issued By Oppenheimer

The Q3 2018 Earnings Estimate for Baidu Inc (BIDU) Issued By Oppenheimer

Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) – Oppenheimer issued their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Baidu in a report issued on Wednesday. Oppenheimer analyst J. Helfstein expects that the information services provider will post earnings of $1.62 per share for the quarter. Oppenheimer has a “Outperform” rating and a $295.00 price target on the stock. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Baidu’s Q4 2018 earnings at $1.73 EPS. BIDU has been the subject of a number of other research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their target price on…

The SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Position Lifted by Sei Investments Co.

The SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Position Lifted by Sei Investments Co.

Sei Investments Co. boosted its holdings in shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) by 1.5% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 404,260 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 5,819 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in SunTrust Banks were worth $26,111,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its position in SunTrust Banks by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services…

The Tokyo Electron to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.97 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (TOELY)

The Tokyo Electron to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.97 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (TOELY)

Tokyo Electron (OTCMKTS:TOELY) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group upped their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Tokyo Electron in a report issued on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Nakanomyo now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $2.97 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $2.90. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Tokyo Electron’s FY2019 earnings at $3.49 EPS. Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Tokyo Electron from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $52.00 target price on…

The Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware Sells 1,720 Shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI)

The Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware Sells 1,720 Shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI)

Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware reduced its holdings in shares of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) by 41.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,400 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 1,720 shares during the period. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware’s holdings in Donaldson were worth $117,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management…

The NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $65.83 Million

The NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $65.83 Million

Equities analysts forecast that NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) will post $65.83 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have made estimates for NeoGenomics’ earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $69.80 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $61.19 million. NeoGenomics posted sales of $60.49 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 8.8%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, February 21st….

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Raises Holdings in Rockwell Automation (ROK)

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Raises Holdings in Rockwell Automation (ROK)

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board boosted its position in Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) by 3.4% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 12,326 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 400 shares during the period. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board’s holdings in Rockwell Automation were worth $2,420,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the business. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Rockwell…

The Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a €120.00 Price Target at UBS Group

The Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a €120.00 Price Target at UBS Group

Merck KGaA (FRA:MRK) received a €120.00 ($148.15) price objective from stock analysts at UBS Group in a note issued to investors on Friday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the healthcare company’s stock. UBS Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 43.68% from the stock’s current price. MRK has been the subject of several other research reports. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €115.00 ($141.98) price target on Merck KGaA and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th….

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Raises Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Price Target to $75.00

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. Raises Occidental Petroleum (OXY) Price Target to $75.00

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) had its target price increased by equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $74.00 to $75.00 in a report issued on Thursday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the oil and gas producer’s stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price points to a potential upside of 10.04% from the company’s previous close. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Goldman Sachs Group raised Occidental Petroleum from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday,…

The ThyssenKrupp (TKA) Given a €20.00 Price Target at Barclays

The ThyssenKrupp (TKA) Given a €20.00 Price Target at Barclays

Barclays set a €20.00 ($24.69) target price on ThyssenKrupp (FRA:TKA) in a report released on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a sell rating on the basic materials company’s stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Nord/LB set a €30.00 ($37.04) target price on shares of ThyssenKrupp and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Commerzbank set a €32.00 ($39.51) target price on shares of ThyssenKrupp and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report…

The Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR) Position Increased by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

The Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR) Position Increased by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board boosted its holdings in shares of Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR) by 2.5% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 24,398 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 600 shares during the period. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board’s holdings in Ingersoll-Rand were worth $2,176,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of IR. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC bought a new stake in Ingersoll-Rand in…

The Financial Review: Regency Energy Partners (RGP) & Its Rivals

The Financial Review: Regency Energy Partners (RGP) & Its Rivals

Regency Energy Partners (NYSE: RGP) is one of 14 public companies in the “Natural Gas Distribution” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Regency Energy Partners to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and dividends. Profitability This table compares Regency Energy Partners and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. google_ad_client = AdClientID; google_ad_slot = “6473324730”; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; google_ad_channel=”9230018733,2716359938″+PopupAdChannel; Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent…

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Sells 48,758 Shares of Welltower Inc (HCN)

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Sells 48,758 Shares of Welltower Inc (HCN)

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board lowered its holdings in shares of Welltower Inc (NYSE:HCN) by 57.9% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 35,498 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 48,758 shares during the period. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board’s holdings in Welltower were worth $2,264,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Spectrum Management Group Inc. bought a new position in Welltower in the 3rd quarter worth $100,000. Wealthcare…

The Allianz (ALV) Given a €210.00 Price Target at Independent Research

The Allianz (ALV) Given a €210.00 Price Target at Independent Research

Allianz (FRA:ALV) has been given a €210.00 ($259.26) price target by Independent Research in a report released on Friday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Independent Research’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 9.96% from the company’s previous close. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on ALV. Royal Bank of Canada set a €200.00 ($246.91) target price on shares of Allianz and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Barclays set a €178.00 ($219.75) target price…

The Reviewing China Mobile (CHL) and Cellcom Israel (CEL)

The Reviewing China Mobile (CHL) and Cellcom Israel (CEL)

China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) and Cellcom Israel (NYSE:CEL) are both telecommunications services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends. Risk and Volatility China Mobile has a beta of 0.41, meaning that its share price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cellcom Israel has a beta of 2.01, meaning that its share price is 101% more volatile than the S&P 500. google_ad_client = AdClientID; google_ad_slot =…

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Teekay (TK) to Sell

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Teekay (TK) to Sell

Teekay (NYSE:TK) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Teekay Shipping Corporation is a leading provider of international crude oil and petroleum product transportation services through the world’s largest fleet of medium size oil tankers. The Company’s modern fleet provides such transportation services to major oil companies, major oil traders and government agencies, principally in the region spanning from the Red Sea to the U.S. West Coast. “ Other research analysts also…

The Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.12

The Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.12

News headlines about Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Senior Housing Properties Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact…