The Tiffany & Co. (TIF) Position Boosted by Paloma Partners Management Co

The Tiffany & Co. (TIF) Position Boosted by Paloma Partners Management Co

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. State Street Corp boosted its position in Tiffany & Co. by 0.3% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 4,884,771 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $465,549,000 after buying an additional 12,498 shares during the last quarter. Two Sigma Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Tiffany & Co. during the first quarter worth about $548,000. HighVista Strategies LLC purchased a new stake in Tiffany & Co. during the…

The Reviewing Tuesday Morning Corp. (TUES) & TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX)

The Reviewing Tuesday Morning Corp. (TUES) & TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX)

Profitability TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE: TJX) and Tuesday Morning Corp. (NASDAQ:TUES) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitabiliy, dividends and valuation. This table compares TJX Companies, Inc. (The) and Tuesday Morning Corp.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for TJX Companies, Inc. (The) and Tuesday Morning Corp., as reported by MarketBeat. TJX Companies,…

The Insider Selling: HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) Director Sells 73,992 Shares of Stock

The Insider Selling: HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) Director Sells 73,992 Shares of Stock

HP Inc. (NYSE HPQ) opened at 18.04 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $30.37 billion, a PE ratio of 12.76 and a beta of 1.89. HP Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.95 and a 52-week high of $19.58. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $18.37 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.07. HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) Director Margaret C. Whitman sold 73,992 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.72,…

The Highbridge Capital Management LLC Has $2.32 Million Position in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD)

The Highbridge Capital Management LLC Has $2.32 Million Position in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD)

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Terra Nova Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Brookdale Senior Living during the first quarter worth approximately $134,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Brookdale Senior Living during the first quarter worth about $159,000. Guggenheim Capital LLC increased its stake in Brookdale Senior Living by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 14,274 shares of the company’s stock worth $177,000 after buying an additional 530 shares during the…

The Highbridge Capital Management LLC Acquires New Stake in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE)

The Highbridge Capital Management LLC Acquires New Stake in World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE)

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position in World Wrestling Entertainment by 4.5% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 8,790 shares of the company’s stock worth $195,000 after buying an additional 380 shares in the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC increased its stake in World Wrestling Entertainment by 7.1% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 9,003 shares of the company’s stock worth $200,000…

The AQR Capital Management LLC Increases Stake in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR)

The AQR Capital Management LLC Increases Stake in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR)

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Financial Architects Inc raised its position in Equity Residential by 5.9% in the first quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,694 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 94 shares in the last quarter. Delta Asset Management LLC TN increased its stake in Equity Residential by 2.9% in the first quarter. Delta Asset Management LLC TN now owns 2,012 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $125,000…

The New York State Teachers Retirement System Has $36.59 Million Position in Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)

The New York State Teachers Retirement System Has $36.59 Million Position in Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Founders Capital Management purchased a new position in Xcel Energy during the first quarter worth approximately $124,000. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC increased its stake in Xcel Energy by 5.8% in the first quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 2,901 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $129,000 after buying an additional 160 shares during the last quarter. Sharkey Howes & Javer increased its stake in Xcel Energy by 0.5% in the first quarter. Sharkey Howes…

The Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.35

The Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.35

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring: Press coverage about Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE:BIP) (TSE:BIP.UN) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners earned a news sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern…

The Contrasting DBV Technologies (DBVT) & Quidel Corporation (QDEL)

The Contrasting DBV Technologies (DBVT) & Quidel Corporation (QDEL)

Analyst Ratings DBV Technologies (NASDAQ: DBVT) and Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitabiliy and dividends. This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for DBV Technologies and Quidel Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.com. DBV Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $48.80, indicating a potential upside of 21.64%. Quidel Corporation has a consensus target price of $24.67, indicating a…

The Novadaq Technologies (NVDQ) and Avinger (NASDAQ:AVGR) Head-To-Head Comparison

The Novadaq Technologies (NVDQ) and Avinger (NASDAQ:AVGR) Head-To-Head Comparison

Earnings & Valuation Novadaq Technologies (NASDAQ: NVDQ) and Avinger (NASDAQ:AVGR) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations. This table compares Novadaq Technologies and Avinger’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Novadaq Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Avinger. Novadaq Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avinger, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks. Profitability…

The Press Ganey Holdings (PGND) versus Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) Head-To-Head Comparison

The Press Ganey Holdings (PGND) versus Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) Head-To-Head Comparison

Institutional & Insider Ownership Press Ganey Holdings (NYSE: PGND) and Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings. 91.9% of Press Ganey Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.4% of Civitas Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.1% of Press Ganey Holdings shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.3% of Civitas Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership…

The Financial Review: Tangoe (NASDAQ:TNGO) & Ebix (EBIX)

The Financial Review: Tangoe (NASDAQ:TNGO) & Ebix (EBIX)

Earnings & Valuation Ebix (NASDAQ: EBIX) and Tangoe (NASDAQ:TNGO) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and profitabiliy. This table compares Ebix and Tangoe’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Ebix has higher revenue and earnings than Tangoe. Dividends Ebix pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Tangoe does not pay a dividend. Ebix pays…

The Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (BZH) Earns Neutral Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

The Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (BZH) Earns Neutral Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on BZH. Wedbush upgraded Beazer Homes USA from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from $12.31 to $15.00 in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. Zelman & Associates upgraded Beazer Homes USA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. JMP Securities reaffirmed an “underperform” rating on shares of Beazer Homes USA in a report on Monday, May 29th. Finally, Zacks…

The Centene Corporation (CNC) Shares Bought by State Street Corp

The Centene Corporation (CNC) Shares Bought by State Street Corp

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its position in shares of Centene Corporation by 5.9% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,662 shares of the company’s stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 93 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in Centene Corporation by 5.6% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 2,263 shares of the company’s stock valued at $155,000…

The Perceptive Advisors LLC Purchases New Stake in Centene Corporation (CNC)

The Perceptive Advisors LLC Purchases New Stake in Centene Corporation (CNC)

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its stake in Centene Corporation by 5.9% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,662 shares of the company’s stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 93 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Centene Corporation by 5.6% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 2,263 shares of the company’s stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional…

The State Street Corp Has $394.11 Million Position in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR)

The State Street Corp Has $394.11 Million Position in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR)

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First Mercantile Trust Co. boosted its position in shares of Varian Medical Systems by 2.3% in the first quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co. now owns 1,093 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 25 shares in the last quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Varian Medical Systems by 16.7% in the first quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,232 shares of the medical…

The Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co

The Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Jefferies Group LLC raised their price target on Oracle Corporation to $52.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Cowen and Company lifted their target price on Oracle Corporation to $48.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Wedbush lifted their target price on Oracle Corporation to $43.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Bank of America Corporation lifted their target price on Oracle Corporation to $54.00 in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Finally, TheStreet…

The Oracle Corporation’s (ORCL) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Drexel Hamilton

The Oracle Corporation’s (ORCL) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Drexel Hamilton

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Stifel Nicolaus restated a buy rating and issued a $52.00 price objective (up from $47.00) on shares of Oracle Corporation in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an overweight rating and issued a $55.00 price objective (up from $51.00) on shares of Oracle Corporation in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Cowen and Company restated an outperform rating and issued a $55.00 price objective (up from $48.00) on shares of Oracle Corporation in…

The Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

The Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

Several other brokerages have also commented on LPX. Buckingham Research lowered Louisiana-Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $27.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Vertical Research lowered Louisiana-Pacific Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 target price on shares of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation in a research…

The BidaskClub Lowers KB Financial Group Inc (KB) to Hold

The BidaskClub Lowers KB Financial Group Inc (KB) to Hold

Separately, Morgan Stanley upgraded KB Financial Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $42.00. KB Financial Group Inc (NYSE:KB) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research…

The BidaskClub Lowers Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (HMC) to Strong Sell

The BidaskClub Lowers Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (HMC) to Strong Sell

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. TheStreet upgraded Honda Motor Company from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a buy rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Honda Motor Company in a report on Friday, May 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Honda Motor Company from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, April 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell…

The WSI Industries (WSCI) Earns News Impact Score of 0.28

The WSI Industries (WSCI) Earns News Impact Score of 0.28

WSI Industries (NASDAQ:WSCI) opened at 3.30 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is $9.76 million. WSI Industries has a 1-year low of $2.75 and a 1-year high of $3.87. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $3.04 and its 200 day moving average is $3.06. Media stories about WSI Industries (NASDAQ:WSCI) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. 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 negative…

The Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect MutualFirst Financial (MFSF) Stock Price

The Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect MutualFirst Financial (MFSF) Stock Price

MFSF has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of MutualFirst Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of MutualFirst Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 28th. News articles about MutualFirst Financial (NASDAQ:MFSF) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by…

The Inter Parfums (IPAR) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

The Inter Parfums (IPAR) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

IPAR has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Inter Parfums from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, May 1st. Jefferies Group LLC started coverage on shares of Inter Parfums in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. They issued a “hold” rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. DA Davidson reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $44.00 price objective on shares of Inter…

The Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP) Stock Price

The Favorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP) Stock Price

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings: Headlines about Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ:HZNP) have been trending positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Horizon Pharma PLC earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about…

The Enduro Royalty Trust (NDRO) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

The Enduro Royalty Trust (NDRO) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

Shares of Enduro Royalty Trust (NDRO) opened at 3.40 on Thursday. Enduro Royalty Trust has a 12-month low of $3.05 and a 12-month high of $4.55. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $3.32 and its 200-day moving average is $3.50. The company has a market capitalization of $112.20 million, a PE ratio of 14.11 and a beta of 0.35. Media stories about Enduro Royalty Trust (NYSE:NDRO) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than…

The Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) Cut to “Buy” at BidaskClub

The Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) Cut to “Buy” at BidaskClub

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Instinet restated a “neutral” rating and set a $21.00 price objective (up previously from $19.00) on shares of Penn National Gaming in a report on Monday, June 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Penn National Gaming from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 25th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on shares of Penn National Gaming from $21.00 to $23.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday,…

The Galliford Try plc (GFRD) Earns Equal Weight Rating from Barclays PLC

The Galliford Try plc (GFRD) Earns Equal Weight Rating from Barclays PLC

GFRD has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,650 ($21.37) price objective on shares of Galliford Try plc in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price objective on Galliford Try plc from GBX 1,591 ($20.61) to GBX 1,296 ($16.79) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,450 ($18.78) target price on…

The Paloma Partners Management Co Acquires Shares of 39,145 Cambrex Corporation (CBM)

The Paloma Partners Management Co Acquires Shares of 39,145 Cambrex Corporation (CBM)

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Comerica Bank increased its stake in Cambrex Corporation by 21.0% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 54,967 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $3,070,000 after buying an additional 9,528 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of Cambrex Corporation by 5.3% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 689,513 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $37,198,000 after buying an additional 34,532…

The Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) Shares Sold by Shelton Capital Management

The Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) Shares Sold by Shelton Capital Management

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in Omega Healthcare Investors during the fourth quarter worth approximately $3,997,000. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its stake in Omega Healthcare Investors by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 236,239 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $7,385,000 after buying an additional 2,820 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp…

The Shelton Capital Management Has $450,000 Position in Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)

The Shelton Capital Management Has $450,000 Position in Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Olin Corporation by 14.0% in the fourth quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 25,940 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $664,000 after buying an additional 3,194 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its stake in Olin Corporation by 36.8% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 6,757,322 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $173,055,000…

The Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) Position Cut by Bluestein R H & Co.

The Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) Position Cut by Bluestein R H & Co.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Van ECK Associates Corp increased its stake in Edwards Lifesciences Corporation by 11.0% in the fourth quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 3,017 shares of the medical research company’s stock valued at $283,000 after buying an additional 299 shares in the last quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $4,349,000. Tyers Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares…

The Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) Position Increased by UBS Group AG

The Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) Position Increased by UBS Group AG

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its stake in Electronic Arts by 3,410.0% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 1,404 shares of the game software company’s stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 1,364 shares in the last quarter. Cantab Capital Partners LLP boosted its position in Electronic Arts by 14.9% in the fourth quarter. Cantab Capital Partners LLP now owns 4,808 shares of the game software company’s stock valued at $379,000 after…

The Oil States International’s (OIS) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

The Oil States International’s (OIS) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

A number of other research firms have also recently issued reports on OIS. Scotiabank restated a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of Oil States International in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Oil States International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $35.00 price objective (down previously from $37.00) on shares of Oil States International in a research report on Tuesday, May…

The Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec Raises Stake in Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE)

The Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec Raises Stake in Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE)

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its stake in Intercontinental Exchange by 661.8% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,895 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $163,000 after buying an additional 2,515 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Intercontinental Exchange by 428.6% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,514,544 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $85,452,000 after buying…

The Travelport Worldwide Limited (TVPT) Shares Bought by Paloma Partners Management Co

The Travelport Worldwide Limited (TVPT) Shares Bought by Paloma Partners Management Co

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Travelport Worldwide Limited during the fourth quarter valued at about $152,000. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of Travelport Worldwide Limited by 7.4% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,302,974 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,471,000 after buying an additional 158,511 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Travelport Worldwide Limited by 22.3% in…

The Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Inc. Lowers Position in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)

The Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Inc. Lowers Position in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in National Oilwell Varco during the fourth quarter worth approximately $6,216,000. Comerica Bank increased its stake in National Oilwell Varco by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 119,902 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $4,484,000 after buying an additional 474 shares in the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in National Oilwell Varco during the fourth…

The Edgestream Partners L.P. Buys 1,699 Shares of Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (NYSE:MTD)

The Edgestream Partners L.P. Buys 1,699 Shares of Mettler-Toledo International, Inc. (NYSE:MTD)

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Israel Discount Bank of New York bought a new stake in Mettler-Toledo International during the first quarter valued at $102,000. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC boosted its stake in Mettler-Toledo International by 11.0% in the first quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 222 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 22 shares during the period. TLP Group LLC bought a new stake in Mettler-Toledo International during the first quarter…

The Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Give Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) a $31.00 Price Target

The Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Give Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) a $31.00 Price Target

A number of other research firms have also recently issued reports on TEVA. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, April 17th. Deutsche Bank AG decreased their price target on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from $45.00 to $43.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Friday, May 12th. Vetr upgraded shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a…

The Shelton Capital Management Increases Stake in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX)

The Shelton Capital Management Increases Stake in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX)

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Vertex Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter valued at about $5,463,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Vertex Pharmaceuticals by 3.3% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 267,437 shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $19,703,000 after buying an additional 8,524 shares in the last quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its position in Vertex Pharmaceuticals by 3.6% in the…

The Debenhams Plc’s (DEB) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

The Debenhams Plc’s (DEB) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on DEB. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their target price on shares of Debenhams Plc from GBX 50 ($0.65) to GBX 45 ($0.58) and set a hold rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. Investec decreased their target price on shares of Debenhams Plc from GBX 46 ($0.60) to GBX 39 ($0.51) and set a sell rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating and…

The Quad Capital Management Adviso Buys 2,148 Shares of Premier Alliance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RTNB) Stock

The Quad Capital Management Adviso Buys 2,148 Shares of Premier Alliance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RTNB) Stock

Quad Capital Management Adviso also recently made the following trade(s): Premier Alliance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RTNB) major shareholder Quad Capital Management Adviso acquired 2,148 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 21st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $6.87 per share, for a total transaction of $14,756.76. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and…

The Christopher & Banks Corporation (NYSE:CBK) Director Acquires $13,100.00 in Stock

The Christopher & Banks Corporation (NYSE:CBK) Director Acquires $13,100.00 in Stock

Jonathan Duskin also recently made the following trade(s): Christopher & Banks Corporation (NYSE:CBK) Director Jonathan Duskin bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 16th. The shares were bought at an average price of $1.31 per share, for a total transaction of $13,100.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Christopher & Banks Corporation (CBK) opened at 1.26 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $1.26 and a 200 day moving…

The Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (NYSE:SMFG) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

The Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (NYSE:SMFG) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Separately, ValuEngine raised Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (NYSE:SMFG) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday, June 22nd. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Park National Corp OH acquired a new stake in Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group during the second quarter worth $107,000. Atria Investments LLC boosted its position in Sumitomo Mitsui…

The Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Receives Hold Rating from BMO Capital Markets

The Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Receives Hold Rating from BMO Capital Markets

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on WLL. Seaport Global Securities downgraded Whiting Petroleum Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $10.00 to $4.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. KLR Group raised their price objective on Whiting Petroleum Corporation from $14.00 to $16.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 1st. Credit Suisse Group cut Whiting Petroleum Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set…

The The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Shares Bought by Advantus Capital Management Inc

The The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW) Shares Bought by Advantus Capital Management Inc

Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of SCHW. Dodge & Cox bought a new stake in The Charles Schwab Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $3,813,732,000. Viking Global Investors LP bought a new stake in The Charles Schwab Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $318,033,000. Findlay Park Partners LLP bought a new stake in The Charles Schwab Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $218,669,000. FMR LLC boosted its stake in The Charles Schwab Corporation by 18.2% in the first quarter….

The Provident Financial Services, Inc (NYSE:PFS) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

The Provident Financial Services, Inc (NYSE:PFS) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Provident Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of Provident Financial Services in a research report on Friday, April 28th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Provident Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Two investment analysts have…

The Fmr LLC Sells 363,115 Shares of TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP)

The Fmr LLC Sells 363,115 Shares of TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP)

Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of TRIP. Global Thematic Partners LLC bought a new stake in TripAdvisor during the first quarter valued at about $17,286,000. Norges Bank bought a new stake in TripAdvisor during the fourth quarter valued at about $18,194,000. DnB Asset Management AS bought a new stake in TripAdvisor during the first quarter valued at about $15,645,000. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of TripAdvisor by 15.6% in the first quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 1,749,385 shares of…

The Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America Holds Stake in Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE:PKY)

The Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America Holds Stake in Parkway Properties Inc. (NYSE:PKY)

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of PKY. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Parkway Properties by 9,309.9% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,478,241 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $128,853,000 after buying an additional 6,409,396 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in Parkway Properties by 25.6% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 4,454,205 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued…

The Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Shares Bought by Fmr LLC

The Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Shares Bought by Fmr LLC

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. IFP Advisors Inc raised its position in shares of Cognex Corporation by 172.3% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,307 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 827 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its position in shares of Cognex Corporation by 737.8% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,952 shares of the scientific and technical instruments…

The Costco Wholesale Corporation to Post FY2018 Earnings of $6.51 Per Share, Northcoast Research Forecasts (COST)

The Costco Wholesale Corporation to Post FY2018 Earnings of $6.51 Per Share, Northcoast Research Forecasts (COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) – Equities research analysts at Northcoast Research raised their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Costco Wholesale Corporation in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Northcoast Research analyst C. Cerankosky now expects that the retailer will post earnings of $6.51 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $6.43. Northcoast Research currently has a “Buy” rating and a $190.00 price target on the stock. A number of other brokerages also recently commented on COST. Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform”…

The Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI) Shares Bought by Fmr LLC

The Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI) Shares Bought by Fmr LLC

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in ELLI. 1st Global Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Ellie Mae by 3.9% in the first quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc. now owns 4,524 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $454,000 after buying an additional 168 shares in the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ellie Mae by 1.6% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 15,722 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $1,576,000 after…

The Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Position Lowered by Jane Street Group LLC

The Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Position Lowered by Jane Street Group LLC

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Assured Guaranty by 9.2% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 221,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,347,000 after buying an additional 18,629 shares during the period. M Holdings Securities Inc. raised its stake in shares of Assured Guaranty by 6.1% in the fourth quarter. M Holdings Securities Inc. now owns 189,165 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $7,145,000…

The Mengis Capital Management Inc. Has $415,000 Position in Cummins Inc. (CMI)

The Mengis Capital Management Inc. Has $415,000 Position in Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Pinnacle Bank acquired a new stake in Cummins during the first quarter worth about $105,000. Cohen Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Cummins during the first quarter valued at about $121,000. First Manhattan Co. increased its stake in shares of Cummins by 4.2% in the first quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 997 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 40 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. increased…

The Jane Street Group LLC Decreases Stake in China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd (NYSE:CHU)

The Jane Street Group LLC Decreases Stake in China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd (NYSE:CHU)

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of China Unicom (Hong Kong) by 3.5% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,544,300 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock worth $20,802,000 after buying an additional 52,700 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in China Unicom (Hong Kong) by 1.9% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,355,427 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock valued at $31,727,000 after buying…

The Wellington Management Group LLP Boosts Position in Xylem Inc. (XYL)

The Wellington Management Group LLP Boosts Position in Xylem Inc. (XYL)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. raised its position in Xylem by 34.3% in the first quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 4,024,188 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $202,095,000 after buying an additional 1,027,438 shares during the period. Norges Bank purchased a new position in Xylem during the fourth quarter worth about $192,855,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in Xylem by 12.8% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial…

The National Grid Transco, PLC (NGG) Downgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

The National Grid Transco, PLC (NGG) Downgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

Several other equities analysts have also commented on NGG. Zacks Investment Research lowered National Grid Transco, PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Berenberg Bank downgraded National Grid Transco, PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. HSBC Holdings plc downgraded National Grid Transco, PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Bank of America Corporation raised National Grid Transco, PLC from a…

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Raises Position in Allegion PLC (ALLE)

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Raises Position in Allegion PLC (ALLE)

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of Allegion PLC by 10.9% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,080 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $157,000 after buying an additional 205 shares during the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its position in shares of Allegion PLC by 5.3% in the fourth quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 2,205 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth…

The GrubHub Inc (NASDAQ:GRUB) Shares Sold by Jane Street Group LLC

The GrubHub Inc (NASDAQ:GRUB) Shares Sold by Jane Street Group LLC

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of GRUB. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its position in GrubHub by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 44,799 shares of the information services provider’s stock worth $1,685,000 after buying an additional 160 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its stake in GrubHub by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,491,940 shares of the information services…

The Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Shares Bought by Wellington Management Group LLP

The Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Shares Bought by Wellington Management Group LLP

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Moody Lynn & Lieberson LLC raised its position in shares of Kinder Morgan by 0.3% in the first quarter. Moody Lynn & Lieberson LLC now owns 18,529 shares of the pipeline company’s stock worth $403,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Sippican Capital Advisors raised its position in shares of Kinder Morgan by 0.7% in the first quarter. Sippican Capital Advisors now owns 11,165 shares of the pipeline…

The BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd Has $849,000 Position in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS)

The BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd Has $849,000 Position in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS)

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of HDS. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new position in HD Supply Holdings during the fourth quarter worth about $30,254,000. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of HD Supply Holdings during the fourth quarter worth approximately $201,000. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of HD Supply Holdings during the fourth quarter worth approximately $207,000. Brown Advisory Inc. raised its stake in HD Supply Holdings by 84.1% in the fourth…

The Joseph M. Tucci Sells 6,000 Shares of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) Stock

The Joseph M. Tucci Sells 6,000 Shares of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) Stock

Shares of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) opened at 56.60 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $20.34 billion, a PE ratio of 25.16 and a beta of 0.96. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $58.87 and its 200-day moving average price is $59.90. Paychex, Inc. has a 12-month low of $52.78 and a 12-month high of $63.03. Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) Director Joseph M. Tucci sold 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, July 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.82, for…

The SemGroup Corp (NASDAQ:SEMG) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

The SemGroup Corp (NASDAQ:SEMG) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis: Media stories about SemGroup Corp (NASDAQ:SEMG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SemGroup Corp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact…

The OppenheimerFunds Inc. Has $1.30 Million Stake in Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)

The OppenheimerFunds Inc. Has $1.30 Million Stake in Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in BIG. Huntington National Bank raised its position in shares of Big Lots by 88.9% in the first quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,065 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 972 shares during the period. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new stake in Big Lots during the first quarter valued at about $101,000. Neuburgh Advisers LLC raised its stake in Big Lots by 14.3% in the…

The BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd Sells 23,467 Shares of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX)

The BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd Sells 23,467 Shares of Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX)

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in Kirby Corporation by 33.6% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,275,763 shares of the shipping company’s stock worth $90,006,000 after buying an additional 320,566 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in Kirby Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $9,406,000. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its position in Kirby Corporation by 18.4% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent…

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $12 Million Position in City Office REIT, Inc. (CIO)

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $12 Million Position in City Office REIT, Inc. (CIO)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in City Office REIT by 887.7% in the fourth quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 7,655 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 6,880 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in City Office REIT during the first quarter valued at about $148,000. Stoneridge Investment Partners LLC…

The Masimo Corporation (MASI) Position Raised by Paloma Partners Management Co

The Masimo Corporation (MASI) Position Raised by Paloma Partners Management Co

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in Masimo Corporation by 11.2% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 455,338 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $42,466,000 after buying an additional 45,833 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its position in Masimo Corporation by 6.2% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 23,760 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $1,601,000 after buying an additional 1,390…

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $11.80 Million Position in BofI Holding, Inc. (BOFI)

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $11.80 Million Position in BofI Holding, Inc. (BOFI)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in BOFI. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. bought a new position in shares of BofI Holding during the first quarter valued at about $135,000. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in BofI Holding by 170.7% in the first quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 5,653 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $148,000 after buying an additional 3,565 shares during the last quarter. Howe & Rusling Inc. raised its stake…

The TheStreet Lowers Emmis Communications Corporation (EMMS) to D+

The TheStreet Lowers Emmis Communications Corporation (EMMS) to D+

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Emmis Communications Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:EMMS) was downgraded by investment analysts at TheStreet from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, June 20th. In related news, President Paul V. Brenner sold 16,698 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.15, for a total transaction of $52,598.70….

The Stepan Company (SCL) Stake Boosted by OppenheimerFunds Inc.

The Stepan Company (SCL) Stake Boosted by OppenheimerFunds Inc.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Stepan Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $25,377,000. Hillcrest Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Stepan Company during the first quarter valued at approximately $11,098,000. State Street Corp raised its stake in Stepan Company by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 469,422 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $38,245,000 after buying an additional 43,741 shares in the last…

The OppenheimerFunds Inc. Raises Stake in Kraton Corporation (KRA)

The OppenheimerFunds Inc. Raises Stake in Kraton Corporation (KRA)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in Kraton Corporation by 2.1% in the first quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 3,410 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Kraton Corporation by 1.6% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System…

The AQR Capital Management LLC Decreases Stake in CGI Group, Inc. (NYSE:GIB)

The AQR Capital Management LLC Decreases Stake in CGI Group, Inc. (NYSE:GIB)

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Norges Bank bought a new position in CGI Group during the fourth quarter worth $119,931,000. Credit Agricole S A boosted its position in CGI Group by 10.6% in the fourth quarter. Credit Agricole S A now owns 73,059 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,509,000 after buying an additional 6,978 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its position in CGI Group by 0.3% in the first quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now…

The 6,190 Shares in InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC) Acquired by United Services Automobile Association

The 6,190 Shares in InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC) Acquired by United Services Automobile Association

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC boosted its position in shares of InterDigital by 0.8% in the fourth quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 3,125 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock valued at $285,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the period. Tyers Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of InterDigital by 2.8% in the first quarter. Tyers Asset Management LLC now owns 1,168 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s…

The Marshall Wace North America L.P. Buys New Stake in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG)

The Marshall Wace North America L.P. Buys New Stake in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. FTB Advisors Inc. increased its position in Citizens Financial Group by 39.5% in the first quarter. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 3,381 shares of the bank’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 957 shares in the last quarter. Coconut Grove Bank increased its position in Citizens Financial Group by 59.1% in the first quarter. Coconut Grove Bank now owns 4,845 shares of the bank’s stock worth $167,000…

The Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL Lowers Position in BP p.l.c. (BP)

The Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL Lowers Position in BP p.l.c. (BP)

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Karp Capital Management Corp bought a new position in shares of BP p.l.c. during the first quarter valued at $17,013,000. Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of BP p.l.c. during the fourth quarter valued at $15,632,000. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD raised its position in shares of BP p.l.c. by 37.5% in the first quarter. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD now owns 1,284,089 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock valued at $44,327,000 after buying an…

The Contrasting Axiall Corp (AXLL) & Methanex Corporation (MEOH)

The Contrasting Axiall Corp (AXLL) & Methanex Corporation (MEOH)

Dividends Axiall Corp (NYSE: AXLL) and Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ:MEOH) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Axiall Corp pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Methanex Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Axiall Corp pays out -5.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend….

The Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) Shares Bought by United Services Automobile Association

The Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) Shares Bought by United Services Automobile Association

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Innospec during the fourth quarter worth $3,836,000. Comerica Bank raised its position in shares of Innospec by 5.7% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 25,523 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $1,724,000 after buying an additional 1,372 shares during the period. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Innospec by 6.0% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now…

The Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Has $886,000 Stake in Viacom Inc. (VIAB)

The Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Has $886,000 Stake in Viacom Inc. (VIAB)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. LMR Partners LLP bought a new position in Viacom during the first quarter valued at $874,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in Viacom by 2,489.2% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,147,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $40,260,000 after buying an additional 1,102,700 shares during the last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Viacom by 0.7% in the first quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns…

The United Services Automobile Association Purchases Shares of 8,900 PAREXEL International Corporation (PRXL)

The United Services Automobile Association Purchases Shares of 8,900 PAREXEL International Corporation (PRXL)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of PRXL. Credit Agricole S A purchased a new position in shares of PAREXEL International Corporation during the first quarter worth about $433,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its position in shares of PAREXEL International Corporation by 1.7% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 24,680 shares of the medical research company’s stock worth $1,558,000 after buying an additional 410 shares in the last quarter. BB&T Securities…

The RDL Financial Inc. Has $1.69 Million Stake in Foot Locker, Inc. (FL)

The RDL Financial Inc. Has $1.69 Million Stake in Foot Locker, Inc. (FL)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in Foot Locker by 130.0% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 698,340 shares of the athletic footwear retailer’s stock valued at $52,244,000 after buying an additional 394,688 shares during the last quarter. Todd Asset Management LLC increased its position in Foot Locker by 34.3% in the first quarter. Todd Asset Management LLC now owns 582,371 shares of the athletic footwear retailer’s stock valued at…