The Traders Buy High Volume of AK Steel Holding Put Options (AKS)

The Traders Buy High Volume of AK Steel Holding Put Options (AKS)

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Elkfork Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of AK Steel Holding during the fourth quarter valued at about $112,000. Boothbay Fund Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of AK Steel Holding during the fourth quarter valued at about $123,000. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of AK Steel Holding by 14.6% in the first quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 19,448 shares of the basic materials company’s stock…

The Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

The Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Alpha One’s scoring: Media coverage about Infinity Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INFI) has trended positive on Wednesday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Infinity Pharmaceuticals earned a media sentiment score of 0.35 on Alpha…

The Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) Position Cut by Oakbrook Investments LLC

The Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) Position Cut by Oakbrook Investments LLC

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of DEI. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its position in Douglas Emmett by 0.4% in the third quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 23,180 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $849,000 after buying an additional 81 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS raised its position in Douglas Emmett by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of…

The Clorox Co (CLX) Position Reduced by Retirement Systems of Alabama

The Clorox Co (CLX) Position Reduced by Retirement Systems of Alabama

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc. boosted its position in Clorox by 0.9% in the third quarter. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc. now owns 41,419 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,185,000 after buying an additional 377 shares in the last quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC boosted its position in Clorox by 0.8% in the third quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC now owns 18,714 shares of the company’s…

The Favorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect FreightCar America (RAIL) Share Price

The Favorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect FreightCar America (RAIL) Share Price

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s scoring: Press coverage about FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL) has trended positive this week, according to Alpha One. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FreightCar America earned a news impact score of 0.34 on…

The Judith L. Bacchus Sells 9,168 Shares of Kennametal Inc. (KMT) Stock

The Judith L. Bacchus Sells 9,168 Shares of Kennametal Inc. (KMT) Stock

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) traded down 1.57% on Wednesday, hitting $40.85. 78,150 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is $3.28 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $38.76 and its 200-day moving average price is $35.27. Kennametal Inc. has a one year low of $20.40 and a one year high of $43.09. Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) VP Judith L. Bacchus sold 9,168 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.89,…

The Berry Global Group’s (BERY) Hold Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

The Berry Global Group’s (BERY) Hold Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

BERY has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Berry Global Group from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 31st. Jefferies Group LLC restated a buy rating and set a $59.00 price objective on shares of Berry Global Group in a research report on Tuesday, February 7th. Citigroup Inc restated a buy rating on shares of Berry Global Group in a research report on Tuesday, March 7th. KeyCorp restated a hold rating on…

The Royal Bank of Canada Cuts Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Price Target to $41.00

The Royal Bank of Canada Cuts Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Price Target to $41.00

BMS has been the topic of several other reports. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $51.00 target price on shares of Bemis Company and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bemis Company from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, April 17th. Citigroup Inc restated a buy rating on shares of Bemis Company in a research report on Friday, April 14th. Barclays PLC decreased their target price on shares of…

The ProShare Advisors LLC Buys 412 Shares of Unum Group (UNM)

The ProShare Advisors LLC Buys 412 Shares of Unum Group (UNM)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First Manhattan Co. raised its position in Unum Group by 23.0% in the first quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 5,350 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $188,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Crestwood Advisors Group LLC bought a new position in Unum Group during the first quarter valued at approximately $150,000. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its position in Unum Group by 48.5% in…

The Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Shares Sold by ProShare Advisors LLC

The Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Shares Sold by ProShare Advisors LLC

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in HSIC. FineMark National Bank & Trust boosted its stake in shares of Henry Schein by 3.3% in the third quarter. FineMark National Bank & Trust now owns 651 shares of the company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 21 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. raised its position in Henry Schein by 33.9% in the third quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 817 shares of the company’s stock worth $133,000 after buying an additional 207…

The ProShare Advisors LLC Sells 1,437 Shares of Edison International (EIX)

The ProShare Advisors LLC Sells 1,437 Shares of Edison International (EIX)

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Nordea Investment Management AB increased its stake in shares of Edison International by 144.5% in the third quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 1,083,673 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $78,295,000 after buying an additional 640,453 shares in the last quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Edison International by 4.0% in the third quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 568,106 shares of the utilities provider’s stock…

The Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $7.703 Million Stake in Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA)

The Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $7.703 Million Stake in Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VNDA. Columbus Circle Investors raised its position in Vanda Pharmaceuticals by 6.7% in the first quarter. Columbus Circle Investors now owns 91,049 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $1,275,000 after buying an additional 5,742 shares in the last quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC raised its position in Vanda Pharmaceuticals by 2.7% in the first quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 27,624 shares of the…

The Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $8.277 Million Position in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPH)

The Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $8.277 Million Position in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPH)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals by 105.3% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 3,085,037 shares of the company’s stock valued at $58,523,000 after buying an additional 1,581,978 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals by 5.0% in the third quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 541,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,268,000 after buying an additional 25,700 shares during…

The Acadian Asset Management LLC Raises Position in Xencor Inc (XNCR)

The Acadian Asset Management LLC Raises Position in Xencor Inc (XNCR)

A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. DIAM Co. Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Xencor during the third quarter worth approximately $154,000. Oberweis Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Xencor during the fourth quarter worth approximately $211,000. Zacks Investment Management bought a new stake in shares of Xencor during the third quarter worth approximately $249,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Xencor during the fourth quarter worth approximately $370,000. Finally,…

The Manchester Capital Management LLC Has $160,000 Stake in CSX Co. (CSX)

The Manchester Capital Management LLC Has $160,000 Stake in CSX Co. (CSX)

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CSX. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in CSX during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $306,397,000. Pioneer Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in CSX by 87.5% in the third quarter. Pioneer Investment Management Inc. now owns 6,173,063 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $188,278,000 after buying an additional 2,880,020 shares during the last quarter. Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY purchased a new stake in CSX during the first…

The Territorial Bancorp Inc (TBNK) Shares Sold by Acadian Asset Management LLC

The Territorial Bancorp Inc (TBNK) Shares Sold by Acadian Asset Management LLC

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of TBNK. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in Territorial Bancorp by 15.0% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 57,616 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,796,000 after buying an additional 7,503 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Territorial Bancorp by 16.0% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 13,218 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $434,000 after buying an additional 1,820 shares…

The Atomera Inc (ATOM) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results

The Atomera Inc (ATOM) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results

Shares of Atomera (NASDAQ:ATOM) traded down 1.94% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $6.05. 730 shares of the company were exchanged. Atomera has a 12 month low of $5.50 and a 12 month high of $10.25. The company’s market capitalization is $73.23 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $6.67 and its 200-day moving average is $6.53. Atomera Inc (NASDAQ:ATOM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The technology company reported ($0.29) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Atomera Company Profile Atomera Incorporated, formerly MEARS Technologies, Inc, is a…

The Traders Purchase Large Volume of Union Pacific Call Options (UNP)

The Traders Purchase Large Volume of Union Pacific Call Options (UNP)

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on UNP shares. Barclays PLC upgraded Union Pacific from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $104.00 to $122.00 in a research note on Monday, January 9th. Buckingham Research started coverage on Union Pacific in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $102.00 price target for the company. Cowen and Company cut their price target on Union Pacific from $109.00 to $98.00 and set…

The Mid-Con Energy Partners LP (MCEP) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS

The Mid-Con Energy Partners LP (MCEP) Posts Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS

Mid-Con Energy Partners (NASDAQ:MCEP) traded up 2.009% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $2.234. 11,299 shares of the stock were exchanged. Mid-Con Energy Partners has a 1-year low of $1.40 and a 1-year high of $3.59. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $2.34 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.62. The stock’s market cap is $67.02 million. Mid-Con Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:MCEP) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The oil and gas producer reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.02 by…

The $500.23 Million in Sales Expected for G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (GIII) This Quarter

The $500.23 Million in Sales Expected for G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (GIII) This Quarter

According to Zacks, analysts expect that G-III Apparel Group will report full year sales of $500.23 million for the current year. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will report sales of $2.95 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $2.86 billion to $3.13 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that cover G-III Apparel Group. Analysts expect that G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII) will post $500.23 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have…

The Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Fiserv Inc’s Q3 2017 Earnings (FISV)

The Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Fiserv Inc’s Q3 2017 Earnings (FISV)

FISV has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Fiserv from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Northcoast Research reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Fiserv in a report on Thursday, February 9th. BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on Fiserv in a report on Thursday, January 5th. They set a “market perform” rating and a $109.00 target price for the company. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “hold” rating and set a $116.00 target…

The Gogo Inc (GOGO) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $160.38 Million

The Gogo Inc (GOGO) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $160.38 Million

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Gogo will report full year sales of $160.38 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $653.61 million to $694 million. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will post sales of $767.39 million per share, with estimates ranging from $693.94 million to $811 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Gogo. Equities analysts predict that Gogo Inc (NASDAQ:GOGO) will post sales of $160.38 million for the current…

The Mateon Therapeutics Inc (MATN) Given a $2.00 Price Target at Maxim Group

The Mateon Therapeutics Inc (MATN) Given a $2.00 Price Target at Maxim Group

Several other research firms have also commented on MATN. Rodman & Renshaw reissued a buy rating and issued a $2.00 price target on shares of Mateon Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, March 13th. HC Wainwright started coverage on Mateon Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, March 13th. They issued a buy rating and a $2.00 price target for the company. Finally, Roth Capital started coverage on Mateon Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. They issued a buy rating and a $2.00 price target for…

The Somewhat Negative Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact PrivateBancorp (PVTB) Stock Price

The Somewhat Negative Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact PrivateBancorp (PVTB) Stock Price

These are some of the news articles that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment’s scoring: Press coverage about PrivateBancorp (NASDAQ:PVTB) has trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PrivateBancorp earned a daily sentiment score of -0.03 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha…

The Cowen and Company Raises Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) Price Target to $92.00

The Cowen and Company Raises Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) Price Target to $92.00

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Old Dominion Freight Line from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $97.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a buy rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of Old Dominion Freight Line in a research report on Sunday, February 5th. Finally, Vertical Research reiterated a hold rating and set a $83.00 price target on shares of Old…

The Somewhat Critical Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Cerus (CERS) Share Price

The Somewhat Critical Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Cerus (CERS) Share Price

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s scoring: News stories about Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cerus earned a news impact score of -0.03 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also…

The Jefferies Group Research Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Bloomin’ Brands Inc (BLMN)

The Jefferies Group Research Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Bloomin’ Brands Inc (BLMN)

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. TheStreet raised shares of Bloomin' Brands from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price target on shares of Bloomin' Brands from $20.00 to $21.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Bloomin' Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. Credit Suisse Group…

The Oppenheimer Holdings Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Carter’s, Inc. (CRI)

The Oppenheimer Holdings Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Carter’s, Inc. (CRI)

Carter's (NYSE:CRI) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The textile maker reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.13. The business earned $732.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $713.98 million. Carter's had a return on equity of 30.07% and a net margin of 7.78%. Carter's’s revenue was up 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.05 EPS. Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI) – Investment analysts at Oppenheimer…

The Piper Jaffray Companies Reiterates “Overweight” Rating for Range Resources Corp. (RRC)

The Piper Jaffray Companies Reiterates “Overweight” Rating for Range Resources Corp. (RRC)

Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Royal Bank of Canada restated a buy rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Range Resources Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $43.00 price objective on Range Resources Corp. and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Saturday, March 4th. KLR Group restated a buy rating and set a $60.00 price objective (up from $59.00) on shares of Range Resources Corp. in a research…

The O’Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY) PT Set at $300.00 by Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.

The O’Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY) PT Set at $300.00 by Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.

Several other research firms have also issued reports on ORLY. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of O'Reilly Automotive from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, January 17th. Guggenheim began coverage on shares of O'Reilly Automotive in a report on Wednesday, January 18th. They set a neutral rating and a $310.00 price target for the company. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on shares of O'Reilly Automotive from $275.00 to $315.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, January…

The Q3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Columbia Sportswear Company Issued By Wedbush (COLM)

The Q3 2017 Earnings Forecast for Columbia Sportswear Company Issued By Wedbush (COLM)

COLM has been the topic of a number of other reports. Stifel Nicolaus cut Columbia Sportswear Company from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $68.00 to $60.00 in a research note on Monday, January 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut Columbia Sportswear Company from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. CL King assumed coverage on Columbia Sportswear Company in a research note on Friday, January 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and…

The Hilltop Holdings (HTH) Given Media Sentiment Score of -0.03

The Hilltop Holdings (HTH) Given Media Sentiment Score of -0.03

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Media headlines about Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Alpha One. The research group, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hilltop Holdings earned a news impact score of -0.03 on Alpha…

The DA Davidson Analysts Give ServiceNow Inc (NOW) a $118.00 Price Target

The DA Davidson Analysts Give ServiceNow Inc (NOW) a $118.00 Price Target

NOW has been the subject of several other reports. Royal Bank of Canada increased their price objective on shares of ServiceNow from $108.00 to $110.00 and gave the company a top pick rating in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a buy rating and issued a $105.00 price objective on shares of ServiceNow in a report on Friday, April 21st. Goldman Sachs Group Inc increased their price objective on shares of ServiceNow from $82.00 to $86.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on…

The Dolby Laboratories, Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.67 Per Share, Dougherty & Co Forecasts (DLB)

The Dolby Laboratories, Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.67 Per Share, Dougherty & Co Forecasts (DLB)

Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The electronics maker reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47. The company earned $267.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $273.84 million. Dolby Laboratories had a return on equity of 10.87% and a net margin of 19.82%. Dolby Laboratories’s quarterly revenue was down 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.82 EPS. Dolby Laboratories, Inc….

The Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for CNH Industrial NV Lowered by William Blair (CNHI)

The Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for CNH Industrial NV Lowered by William Blair (CNHI)

CNH Industrial NV (NASDAQ:CNHI) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.01. The firm earned $5.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.43 billion. CNH Industrial NV’s quarterly revenue was up 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. CNH Industrial NV (NASDAQ:CNHI) – William Blair lowered their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for shares of CNH Industrial NV in a note issued to investors on Thursday. William Blair analyst…

The Sterling Bancorp (STL) To Go Ex-Dividend on May 4th

The Sterling Bancorp (STL) To Go Ex-Dividend on May 4th

Sterling Bancorp has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 8.0% annually over the last three years. Sterling Bancorp has a payout ratio of 20.9% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Equities analysts expect Sterling Bancorp to earn $1.70 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.28 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 16.5%. Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 8th will be paid…

The Sit Investment Associates Inc. Holds Stake in AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

The Sit Investment Associates Inc. Holds Stake in AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. CWM LLC increased its stake in shares of AFLAC by 7.7% in the first quarter. CWM LLC now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in AFLAC during the fourth quarter worth $115,000. TLP Group LLC purchased a new position in AFLAC during the third quarter worth $123,000. Mosaic Family Wealth LLC boosted its position…

The Kinross Gold Co. (K) Raised to “Outperform” at CIBC

The Kinross Gold Co. (K) Raised to “Outperform” at CIBC

Several other research firms have also recently commented on K. TD Securities restated a “buy” rating and set a C$4.50 price target on shares of Kinross Gold in a report on Thursday, February 9th. Scotiabank restated a “sector perform” rating and set a C$4.00 price target on shares of Kinross Gold in a report on Thursday, February 16th. Royal Bank of Canada restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Kinross Gold in a report on Thursday, February 16th. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Kinross Gold from…

The Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) PT Lowered to $22.00 at Deutsche Bank AG

The Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) PT Lowered to $22.00 at Deutsche Bank AG

A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on SPN. Barclays PLC reiterated a buy rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of Superior Energy Services in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on Superior Energy Services in a report on Wednesday, January 18th. They issued a hold rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded Superior Energy Services from a neutral rating to an outperform rating and increased their target price for the stock…

The 5,831 Shares in Allergan plc (AGN) Acquired by First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.

The 5,831 Shares in Allergan plc (AGN) Acquired by First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Crestwood Advisors Group LLC acquired a new position in Allergan plc during the first quarter valued at approximately $103,000. Feltz Wealth PLAN Inc. acquired a new position in Allergan plc during the first quarter valued at approximately $107,000. Sunbelt Securities Inc. acquired a new position in Allergan plc during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $107,000. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI boosted its position in Allergan plc by 133.9% in the third…

The Terex Co. (TEX) Cut to “Neutral” at Bank of America Corp

The Terex Co. (TEX) Cut to “Neutral” at Bank of America Corp

TEX has been the topic of a number of other reports. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Terex and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Saturday, February 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of Terex from a neutral rating to an overweight rating and raised their target price for the company from $30.00 to $47.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Citigroup Inc began coverage on shares of Terex in a research note on Monday, February 6th….

The Meritage Portfolio Management Takes Position in Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY)

The Meritage Portfolio Management Takes Position in Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY)

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of OXY. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. increased its stake in Occidental Petroleum by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. now owns 4,389 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $313,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the last quarter. American Research & Management Co. increased its stake in Occidental Petroleum by 0.4% in the first quarter. American Research & Management Co. now owns 14,598 shares of the…

The Facebook Inc (FB) PT Set at $165.00 by Nomura

The Facebook Inc (FB) PT Set at $165.00 by Nomura

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Evercore ISI reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $155.00 price target on shares of Facebook in a report on Thursday, February 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reaffirmed a “positive” rating on shares of Facebook in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $175.00 price target on shares of Facebook in a report on Monday, March 13th. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $150.00 price target on…

The SYSCO Co. (SYY) Shares Bought by Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC

The SYSCO Co. (SYY) Shares Bought by Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of SYY. Garde Capital Inc. acquired a new stake in SYSCO during the third quarter worth approximately $561,000. Vicus Capital acquired a new stake in SYSCO during the third quarter worth approximately $314,000. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC raised its stake in SYSCO by 1.0% in the third quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC now owns 73,827 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,618,000 after buying an additional 749 shares during the last quarter….

The Alexandria Capital LLC Raises Stake in Time Warner Inc (TWX)

The Alexandria Capital LLC Raises Stake in Time Warner Inc (TWX)

Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust raised its stake in Time Warner by 11.6% in the third quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 1,275 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 133 shares during the period. Archford Capital Strategies LLC bought a new stake in Time Warner during the fourth quarter valued at about $106,000. FTB Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Time Warner by 8.5% in the…

The First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Reduces Stake in Stepan Company (SCL)

The First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Reduces Stake in Stepan Company (SCL)

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Stepan Company by 15.8% in the third quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 57,846 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,203,000 after buying an additional 7,900 shares during the last quarter. Boston Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Stepan Company during the third quarter valued at about $409,000. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Stepan Company by 6.2% in the third quarter. Louisiana State…

The Meritage Portfolio Management Sells 8,505 Shares of BP plc (BP)

The Meritage Portfolio Management Sells 8,505 Shares of BP plc (BP)

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in BP. Feltz Wealth PLAN Inc. acquired a new stake in BP plc during the first quarter worth $106,000. Crestwood Advisors Group LLC bought a new position in BP plc during the first quarter worth about $114,000. Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC bought a new position in BP plc during the third quarter worth about $151,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. bought a new position in BP plc during the fourth quarter worth about $151,000. Finally, Howe & Rusling Inc….

The Sempra Energy (SRE) PT Lowered to $129.00 at Morgan Stanley

The Sempra Energy (SRE) PT Lowered to $129.00 at Morgan Stanley

SRE has been the subject of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Sempra Energy from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, February 9th. Barclays PLC raised their target price on Sempra Energy from $108.00 to $113.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. Sempra Energy currently has a consensus rating of Buy and…

The First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Takes Position in WGL Holdings Inc (WGL)

The First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Takes Position in WGL Holdings Inc (WGL)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of WGL. State of Alaska Department of Revenue purchased a new position in WGL Holdings during the third quarter worth about $123,000. Raymond James Trust N.A. purchased a new position in WGL Holdings during the first quarter worth about $210,000. Elkfork Partners LLC purchased a new position in WGL Holdings during the fourth quarter worth about $211,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in WGL Holdings during the first quarter worth about $256,000….

The First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Has $318,000 Position in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)

The First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Has $318,000 Position in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of QQQ. Stadion Money Management LLC boosted its position in shares of PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 by 2,336.3% in the third quarter. Stadion Money Management LLC now owns 3,613,621 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $429,009,000 after buying an additional 3,465,295 shares in the last quarter. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp boosted its position in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 by 2.2% in the first quarter. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 3,388,278 shares of the exchange…

The Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC Has $1.578 Million Position in C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW)

The Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC Has $1.578 Million Position in C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW)

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Capital Research Global Investors raised its stake in C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 45.7% in the third quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 7,744,389 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $545,670,000 after buying an additional 2,427,912 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in C.H. Robinson Worldwide during the fourth quarter worth approximately $135,326,000. Capital International Investors acquired a new stake in C.H. Robinson Worldwide during the third quarter worth approximately $101,289,000. Luminus…

The Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (FIS) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

The Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (FIS) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE:FIS) traded down 0.79% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $82.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 467,537 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $81.20 and its 200-day moving average price is $78.92. The stock has a market capitalization of $27.16 billion, a PE ratio of 47.94 and a beta of 0.84. Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc has a 52 week low of $68.03 and a 52 week high of $84.97. Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE:FIS) issued an update on…

The Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC Reduces Position in Genuine Parts Company (GPC)

The Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC Reduces Position in Genuine Parts Company (GPC)

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

The Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) To Go Ex-Dividend on May 8th

The Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) To Go Ex-Dividend on May 8th

Energy Transfer Partners has raised its dividend by an average of 5.6% annually over the last three years and has increased its dividend annually for the last 4 consecutive years. Energy Transfer Partners has a payout ratio of 143.6% indicating that the company cannot currently cover its dividend with earnings alone and is relying on its balance sheet to cover its dividend payments. Equities research analysts expect Energy Transfer Partners to earn $1.27 per share next year, which means the company may not be able to cover its $2.14 annual…

The Arch Coal, Inc. Class A (ARCH) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.60 EPS

The Arch Coal, Inc. Class A (ARCH) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.60 EPS

Arch Coal, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:ARCH) opened at 74.74 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $1.87 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.31. The company’s 50-day moving average is $70.06 and its 200 day moving average is $73.56. Arch Coal, Inc. Class A has a 12 month low of $59.05 and a 12 month high of $86.47. Arch Coal, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:ARCH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The energy company reported $2.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.95…

The CytomX Therapeutics Inc (CTMX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday

The CytomX Therapeutics Inc (CTMX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday

CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CTMX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 2nd. The biotechnology company reported ($0.39) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.06. CytomX Therapeutics had a negative return on equity of 52.50% and a negative net margin of 523.78%. The firm earned $6.27 million during the quarter. On average, analysts expect CytomX Therapeutics to post $-1.75 EPS for the current fiscal year and $-1.52 EPS for the next fiscal year. CytomX Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CTMX) will be announcing its earnings results on…

The Hilliard Lyons Downgrades DISH Network Corp (DISH) to Neutral

The Hilliard Lyons Downgrades DISH Network Corp (DISH) to Neutral

Several other brokerages also recently commented on DISH. SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on shares of DISH Network Corp in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $60.00 price objective for the company. Barclays PLC raised shares of DISH Network Corp from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $62.00 to $74.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price objective on shares of DISH Network Corp…

The Blueprint Medicines Corp (BPMC) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

The Blueprint Medicines Corp (BPMC) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

A number of analysts have commented on BPMC shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Blueprint Medicines Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. Wedbush boosted their price target on shares of Blueprint Medicines Corp from $43.00 to $50.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on shares of Blueprint Medicines Corp from $40.00 to $42.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research…

The State of Alaska Department of Revenue Takes Position in MGM Resorts International (MGM)

The State of Alaska Department of Revenue Takes Position in MGM Resorts International (MGM)

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Rothschild Investment Corp IL raised its position in MGM Resorts International by 19.3% in the first quarter. Rothschild Investment Corp IL now owns 71,590 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,962,000 after buying an additional 11,590 shares in the last quarter. DnB Asset Management AS raised its position in MGM Resorts International by 28.7% in the first quarter. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 35,838 shares of the company’s stock worth $982,000 after buying…

The CDK Global Inc (CDK) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS

The CDK Global Inc (CDK) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.08 EPS

Shares of CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) opened at 62.96 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.13 billion, a P/E ratio of 35.71 and a beta of 0.72. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $64.92 and its 200 day moving average price is $61.56. CDK Global has a 52 week low of $45.21 and a 52 week high of $67.49. CDK Global Inc (NASDAQ:CDK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The software maker reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate…

The Q3 2017 Earnings Forecast for PS Business Parks Inc (PSB) Issued By KeyCorp

The Q3 2017 Earnings Forecast for PS Business Parks Inc (PSB) Issued By KeyCorp

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of PS Business Parks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. PS Business Parks Inc (NYSE:PSB) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp boosted their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for shares of PS Business Parks in a research note issued on Monday. KeyCorp analyst C. Mailman now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will earn $1.50 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $1.48. KeyCorp also issued estimates for PS Business Parks’…

The Nippon Life Insurance Co. Has $4.756 Million Position in Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ)

The Nippon Life Insurance Co. Has $4.756 Million Position in Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ)

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Adirondack Trust Co. boosted its stake in Mondelez International by 2.0% in the first quarter. Adirondack Trust Co. now owns 2,330 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the last quarter. First Command Bank bought a new stake in Mondelez International during the fourth quarter worth $109,000. Tarbox Group Inc. boosted its stake in Mondelez International by 0.9% in the third quarter. Tarbox Group Inc. now owns 2,836 shares of the…

The Good Times Restaurants (GTIM) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

The Good Times Restaurants (GTIM) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Good Times Restaurants (NASDAQ:GTIM) opened at 3.45 on Wednesday. The firm’s market cap is $42.42 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is $3.21 and its 200 day moving average is $3.15. Good Times Restaurants has a 12-month low of $2.75 and a 12-month high of $4.48. News headlines about Good Times Restaurants (NASDAQ:GTIM) have trended positive on Wednesday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of…

The Alaska Air Group (ALK) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

The Alaska Air Group (ALK) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s rankings: News coverage about Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) has been trending positive this week, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Alaska Air Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.43 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne…

The PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co.

The PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI) Shares Sold by Hartford Investment Management Co.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in shares of PerkinElmer during the first quarter worth approximately $749,000. First National Bank of Omaha boosted its position in shares of PerkinElmer by 2.3% in the first quarter. First National Bank of Omaha now owns 153,800 shares of the medical research company’s stock worth $8,362,000 after buying an additional 3,414 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of PerkinElmer by…

The Etsy (ETSY) Earns News Impact Score of -0.18

The Etsy (ETSY) Earns News Impact Score of -0.18

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment’s rankings: Headlines about Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) have trended somewhat negative this week, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Etsy earned a media sentiment score of -0.18 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One…

The On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

The On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “On Assignment, Inc., through its first operating division, Lab Support, is a leading nationwide provider of temporary scientific professionals to laboratories in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical, and environmental industries. The company’s strategy is to serve the needs of targeted industries for quality assignments of temporary professionals. “ Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday. They currently have $60.00 price objective on the stock. ASGN has been the…

The Bazaarvoice Inc (BV) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

The Bazaarvoice Inc (BV) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Several brokerages have issued reports on BV. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $5.75 target price on shares of Bazaarvoice in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut Bazaarvoice from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Finally, BTIG Research restated a “buy” rating and issued a $6.00 target price on shares of Bazaarvoice in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Bazaarvoice Inc (NASDAQ:BV) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the eight analysts that are covering…

The Hartford Investment Management Co. Has $1.548 Million Stake in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

The Hartford Investment Management Co. Has $1.548 Million Stake in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. CENTRAL TRUST Co raised its position in CF Industries Holdings by 0.7% in the first quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 3,667 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. Spirit of America Management Corp NY purchased a new position in CF Industries Holdings during the first quarter valued at about $176,000. Contravisory Investment Management Inc….

The Intersect ENT Inc (XENT) Shares Bought by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

The Intersect ENT Inc (XENT) Shares Bought by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Boston Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Intersect ENT during the first quarter worth approximately $482,000. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Intersect ENT by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 59,774 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $723,000 after buying an additional 206 shares during the last quarter. Denver Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Intersect ENT during the fourth quarter worth…

The Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.36 EPS

The Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP) Posts Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.36 EPS

Shares of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) opened at 36.54 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $35.40 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.21. Holly Energy Partners, L.P. has a one year low of $29.53 and a one year high of $38.09. The company has a market capitalization of $2.29 billion, a PE ratio of 21.66 and a beta of 0.89. Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The pipeline company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter,…

The Nationwide Fund Advisors Has $45.939 Million Stake in Raytheon Company (RTN)

The Nationwide Fund Advisors Has $45.939 Million Stake in Raytheon Company (RTN)

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. bought a new stake in Raytheon Company during the third quarter valued at approximately $105,000. Elgethun Capital Management bought a new stake in Raytheon Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $111,000. Orrstown Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in Raytheon Company by 22.6% in the first quarter. Orrstown Financial Services Inc. now owns 759 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 140 shares during the…

The Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) Position Boosted by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

The Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) Position Boosted by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management during the fourth quarter worth $24,636,000. Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 10.1% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 7,202,638 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $75,627,000 after buying an additional 660,466 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Annaly Capital Management by…

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Lowers Position in Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO)

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Lowers Position in Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO)

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of JUNO. Baillie Gifford & Co. increased its stake in shares of Juno Therapeutics by 2.0% in the fourth quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co. now owns 11,061,955 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $208,518,000 after buying an additional 213,104 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of Juno Therapeutics by 16.3% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,415,744 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $64,380,000 after buying…

The IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) Given “Buy” Rating at Benchmark Co.

The IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC) Given “Buy” Rating at Benchmark Co.

Several other research analysts have also weighed in on IAC. Zacks Investment Research lowered IAC/InterActiveCorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th. Credit Suisse Group AG initiated coverage on IAC/InterActiveCorp in a report on Wednesday, January 11th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $83.00 price objective on the stock. Aegis reissued a “buy” rating and set a $80.00 price objective on shares of IAC/InterActiveCorp in a report on Saturday, January 14th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on IAC/InterActiveCorp from…

The Cowen and Company Reaffirms Hold Rating for Chimerix Inc (CMRX)

The Cowen and Company Reaffirms Hold Rating for Chimerix Inc (CMRX)

“CMRX is developing brincidofovir as an inhibitor of several DNA viruses.”,” the firm’s analyst wrote. Cowen and Company reiterated their hold rating on shares of Chimerix Inc (NASDAQ:CMRX) in a report published on Friday. They currently have a $6.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. FBR & Co reissued a hold rating and issued a $8.00 price target on shares of Chimerix in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Chimerix from a…

The Chardan Capital Boosts Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT) Price Target to $36.00

The Chardan Capital Boosts Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT) Price Target to $36.00

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on BNFT. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on shares of Benefitfocus in a report on Tuesday, February 7th. They issued a buy rating and a $36.00 price objective on the stock. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a buy rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Benefitfocus in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Benefitfocus from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. Jefferies Group LLC cut their price…

The Cowen and Company Reaffirms “Outperform” Rating for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN)

The Cowen and Company Reaffirms “Outperform” Rating for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN)

“We recently hosted investor meetings with CEO Ludwig Hantson, CFO Dave.”,” Cowen and Company’s analyst wrote. Cowen and Company reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) in a report released on Friday. The firm currently has a $180.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on ALXN. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $170.00 price objective on Alexion Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. BMO Capital…

The CME Group Inc (CME) Price Target Cut to $130.00

The CME Group Inc (CME) Price Target Cut to $130.00

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on CME. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their target price on CME Group from $137.00 to $134.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, April 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded CME Group from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CME Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th. Finally, Jefferies…

The Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Raymond James Financial, Inc.

The Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Pacific Crest set a $70.00 price target on Microsoft and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, January 28th. Credit Suisse Group AG began coverage on Microsoft in a report on Thursday, April 27th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $80.00 price target for the company. Vetr downgraded Microsoft from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $67.56 target price for the company. in a report on Wednesday, March 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies…