The West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST) Stake Lessened by Barings LLC

The West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST) Stake Lessened by Barings LLC

Barings LLC trimmed its position in West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (NYSE:WST) by 5.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 19,885 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 1,215 shares during the quarter. Barings LLC’s holdings in West Pharmaceutical Services were worth $1,962,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in WST. Citigroup Inc. lifted its holdings…

The Barings LLC Takes Position in First Republic Bank (FRC)

The Barings LLC Takes Position in First Republic Bank (FRC)

Barings LLC purchased a new stake in shares of First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm purchased 18,989 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $1,646,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Cerebellum GP LLC bought a new position in First Republic Bank during the fourth quarter valued at about $127,000. Zions Bancorporation bought a new position in First Republic Bank during the third quarter valued at about $160,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought…

The Baidu (BIDU) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Co

The Baidu (BIDU) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Co

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by Wells Fargo & Co in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, The Fly reports. They currently have a $300.00 price objective on the information services provider’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $290.00. Wells Fargo & Co’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 20.87% from the company’s current price. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Oppenheimer boosted their price objective on shares of Baidu from $250.00 to $295.00 and gave…

The Barings LLC Has $1.78 Million Holdings in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)

The Barings LLC Has $1.78 Million Holdings in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)

Barings LLC raised its stake in shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) by 29.9% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 14,755 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,400 shares during the quarter. Barings LLC’s holdings in Kimberly Clark were worth $1,780,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of KMB. Beach Investment Management LLC. purchased a new stake in Kimberly Clark during the…

The Reis Inc (REIS) COO Sells $51,907.24 in Stock

The Reis Inc (REIS) COO Sells $51,907.24 in Stock

Reis Inc (NASDAQ:REIS) COO William Sander sold 2,926 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.74, for a total value of $51,907.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. William Sander also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Reis Inc (NASDAQ:REIS) opened at $19.00 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $192.67, a PE ratio of 168.00 and a beta of…

The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC Has $182.40 Million Position in PBF Energy Inc (PBF)

The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC Has $182.40 Million Position in PBF Energy Inc (PBF)

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC lessened its holdings in PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) by 27.5% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 5,145,230 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 1,950,449 shares during the quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s holdings in PBF Energy were worth $182,399,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Ffcm LLC lifted its position in PBF Energy by 421.1% during the 4th…

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Mirati Therapeutics (MRTX) Share Price

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Mirati Therapeutics (MRTX) Share Price

Media coverage about Mirati Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MRTX) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mirati Therapeutics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the biotechnology company an impact score of 45.6177021311004 out of 100, indicating that recent…

The Barings LLC Buys New Holdings in Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

The Barings LLC Buys New Holdings in Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

Barings LLC bought a new position in shares of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 15,462 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,075,000. A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in ECL. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board increased its holdings in shares of Ecolab by 3.3% in the fourth quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board now owns…

The Citigroup Raises Teekay LNG Partners (TGP) Price Target to $19.00

The Citigroup Raises Teekay LNG Partners (TGP) Price Target to $19.00

Teekay LNG Partners (NYSE:TGP) had its price target raised by Citigroup from $15.00 to $19.00 in a research note released on Tuesday. They currently have a neutral rating on the shipping company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on TGP. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on shares of Teekay LNG Partners from $15.00 to $19.00 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a report on Monday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Teekay LNG Partners from a hold rating to a strong sell…

The Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) Stake Lessened by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

The Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) Stake Lessened by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC lowered its position in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) by 8.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,583,188 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 147,600 shares during the period. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s holdings in Total System Services were worth $125,214,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of TSS. Arrowstreet Capital Limited…

The Bridges Investment Management Inc. Invests $417,000 in LKQ Co. (LKQ) Stock

The Bridges Investment Management Inc. Invests $417,000 in LKQ Co. (LKQ) Stock

Bridges Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of LKQ Co. (NASDAQ:LKQ) during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor acquired 10,250 shares of the auto parts company’s stock, valued at approximately $417,000. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of LKQ by 22.9% in the 4th quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 837,550 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $34,062,000 after purchasing an…

The Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. Decreases Holdings in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

The Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. Decreases Holdings in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. reduced its stake in Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 2.8% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 54,129 shares of the coffee company’s stock after selling 1,540 shares during the period. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in Starbucks were worth $3,109,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its holdings in shares…

The Cooper Companies Inc (COO) Position Raised by Capital Fund Management S.A.

The Cooper Companies Inc (COO) Position Raised by Capital Fund Management S.A.

Capital Fund Management S.A. lifted its holdings in shares of Cooper Companies Inc (NYSE:COO) by 1,219.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 61,453 shares of the medical device company’s stock after buying an additional 56,796 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in Cooper Companies were worth $13,389,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock….

The Ryder System, Inc. (R) Shares Sold by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

The Ryder System, Inc. (R) Shares Sold by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC decreased its position in shares of Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) by 7.1% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,225,827 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 94,130 shares during the quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC’s holdings in Ryder System were worth $103,178,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Ryder…

The Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) Shares Bought by Capital Fund Management S.A.

The Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) Shares Bought by Capital Fund Management S.A.

Capital Fund Management S.A. lifted its position in shares of Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) (TSE:PAAS) by 10.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 732,629 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 67,046 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in Pan American Silver were worth $11,400,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes…

The iShares MSCI EMU Index (EZU) Stake Lessened by BlackRock Inc.

The iShares MSCI EMU Index (EZU) Stake Lessened by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. lessened its stake in iShares MSCI EMU Index (BATS:EZU) by 4.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 45,330,824 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,960,067 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned 0.13% of iShares MSCI EMU Index worth $1,966,452,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Hexavest…

The Capital Planning Advisors LLC Buys 1,557 Shares of Chubb Ltd (CB)

The Capital Planning Advisors LLC Buys 1,557 Shares of Chubb Ltd (CB)

Capital Planning Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) by 79.0% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 3,527 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,557 shares during the quarter. Capital Planning Advisors LLC’s holdings in Chubb were worth $515,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in Chubb by 7.7% during the 3rd quarter. California…

The FY2018 EPS Estimates for Greenspace Brands Inc (JTR) Decreased by Cormark

The FY2018 EPS Estimates for Greenspace Brands Inc (JTR) Decreased by Cormark

Greenspace Brands Inc (CVE:JTR) – Analysts at Cormark cut their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for Greenspace Brands in a note issued to investors on Friday. Cormark analyst K. Mcphee now anticipates that the company will post earnings of ($0.01) per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $0.02. Cormark also issued estimates for Greenspace Brands’ FY2019 earnings at $0.04 EPS. Separately, Raymond James Financial upped their target price on Greenspace Brands from C$2.00 to C$2.25 and gave the stock a “strong-buy” rating in a research note…

The Brokers Set Expectations for Castle Brands Inc’s FY2018 Earnings (ROX)

The Brokers Set Expectations for Castle Brands Inc’s FY2018 Earnings (ROX)

Castle Brands Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:ROX) – Analysts at Barrington Research raised their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Castle Brands in a report issued on Wednesday. Barrington Research analyst M. Gall now expects that the company will post earnings of $0.02 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $0.01. Barrington Research also issued estimates for Castle Brands’ Q4 2018 earnings at $0.01 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.00 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.00 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.01 EPS and Q4 2019 earnings at…

The Intel Co. (INTC) Shares Sold by BB&T Securities LLC

The Intel Co. (INTC) Shares Sold by BB&T Securities LLC

BB&T Securities LLC lowered its stake in shares of Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC) by 2.0% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 1,411,947 shares of the chip maker’s stock after selling 29,271 shares during the period. Intel makes up 0.7% of BB&T Securities LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 22nd biggest holding. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in Intel were worth $53,767,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to…

The Jefferies Group Comments on Thyssenkrupp Ag’s FY2018 Earnings (TKAMY)

The Jefferies Group Comments on Thyssenkrupp Ag’s FY2018 Earnings (TKAMY)

Thyssenkrupp Ag (OTCMKTS:TKAMY) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group dropped their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Thyssenkrupp in a research note issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst S. Rosenfeld now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $1.56 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $1.68. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Thyssenkrupp’s FY2019 earnings at $2.26 EPS. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Thyssenkrupp from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday,…

The A Schulman Inc (SHLM) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $646.57 Million

The A Schulman Inc (SHLM) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $646.57 Million

Wall Street analysts expect A Schulman Inc (NASDAQ:SHLM) to report sales of $646.57 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for A Schulman’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $632.80 million and the highest estimate coming in at $660.34 million. A Schulman reported sales of $568.68 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 13.7%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, April 3rd. On average,…

The Editas Medicine’s (EDIT) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Cann

The Editas Medicine’s (EDIT) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Cann

Editas Medicine (NASDAQ:EDIT)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by analysts at Cann in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The analysts wrote, “Editas Medicine announced on February 16 the appointment of Jessica Hopfield, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Hopfield is currently the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Joslin Diabetes Center and serves as Lead Independent Director on the Board of Directors of Insulet Corporation. We believe Dr. Hopfield will bring significant commercial and operational experience to the Editas board.”” Other…

The Mersana Therapeutics (MRSN) Coverage Initiated at HC Wainwright

The Mersana Therapeutics (MRSN) Coverage Initiated at HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright began coverage on shares of Mersana Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MRSN) in a research report report published on Thursday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm issued a buy rating on the stock. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on MRSN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Mersana Therapeutics from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. ValuEngine upgraded Mersana Therapeutics from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with…

The Tucows (TCX) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.25 EPS

The Tucows (TCX) Posts Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.25 EPS

Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) (TSE:TC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The information services provider reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.74 by ($0.25), Morningstar.com reports. The company had revenue of $90.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $90.80 million. Tucows had a net margin of 6.78% and a return on equity of 39.62%. The company’s revenue was up 85.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.26 earnings per share. Tucows (NASDAQ…

The Insider Selling: Upland Software Inc (UPLD) CEO Sells 67,500 Shares of Stock

The Insider Selling: Upland Software Inc (UPLD) CEO Sells 67,500 Shares of Stock

Upland Software Inc (NASDAQ:UPLD) CEO John T. Mcdonald sold 67,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.53, for a total transaction of $1,520,775.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Upland Software Inc (NASDAQ UPLD) opened at $22.63 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $470.16, a PE ratio of -23.57, a P/E/G ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 0.57….

The Entegris (ENTG) Raised to “Buy” at Citigroup

The Entegris (ENTG) Raised to “Buy” at Citigroup

Citigroup upgraded shares of Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday, MarketBeat reports. Citigroup currently has $34.00 target price on the semiconductor company’s stock. A number of other research firms also recently commented on ENTG. Dougherty & Co boosted their price target on shares of Entegris from $36.00 to $37.50 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 7th. Needham & Company LLC restated a buy rating and set a $37.00 price target (up from…

The Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Raises Position in Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC)

The Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Raises Position in Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC)

Cetera Advisor Networks LLC raised its holdings in shares of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) by 28.7% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 9,660 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after buying an additional 2,154 shares during the period. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC’s holdings in Norfolk Southern were worth $1,396,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Legal & General Group Plc boosted its…

The Wix.Com (WIX) Price Target Raised to $90.00 at Needham & Company LLC

The Wix.Com (WIX) Price Target Raised to $90.00 at Needham & Company LLC

Wix.Com (NASDAQ:WIX) had its price objective hoisted by Needham & Company LLC from $70.00 to $90.00 in a report published on Thursday, Marketbeat reports. They currently have a buy rating on the information services provider’s stock. Several other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Barclays reissued an overweight rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of Wix.Com in a report on Thursday. BidaskClub raised Wix.Com from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Thursday. KeyCorp set a $85.00 price target on Wix.Com…

The Cetera Investment Advisers Takes Position in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD)

The Cetera Investment Advisers Takes Position in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD)

Cetera Investment Advisers acquired a new position in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund acquired 10,156 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $269,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. raised its stake in shares of Enterprise Products Partners by 5.0% during the 3rd quarter. Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. now owns 43,760,469 shares of the oil and gas producer’s…

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Costamare Inc (CMRE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $102.00 Million

The Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Costamare Inc (CMRE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $102.00 Million

Analysts expect Costamare Inc (NYSE:CMRE) to announce $102.00 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Costamare’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $119.60 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $92.80 million. Costamare reported sales of $105.52 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 3.3%. The firm is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, April 26th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that…

The Cetera Investment Advisers Takes $211,000 Position in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

The Cetera Investment Advisers Takes $211,000 Position in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

Cetera Investment Advisers purchased a new position in shares of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 3,785 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $211,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DAL. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Delta Air Lines during the fourth quarter worth $106,000. SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC purchased…

The Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Takes $202,000 Position in Lazard Ltd (LAZ)

The Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Takes $202,000 Position in Lazard Ltd (LAZ)

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 3,849 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $202,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Lazard by 9.0% during the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 3,701…

The Ladder Capital (LADR) vs. AGNC Investment (AGNC) Head to Head Analysis

The Ladder Capital (LADR) vs. AGNC Investment (AGNC) Head to Head Analysis

Ladder Capital (NYSE: LADR) and AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) are both financials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Ladder Capital and AGNC Investment’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. google_ad_client = AdClientID; google_ad_slot = “3100596333”; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; google_ad_channel=”9230018733,2716359938″+PopupAdChannel; AGNC Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Ladder Capital. AGNC Investment is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio…

The Facebook Inc (FB) Shares Bought by Boston Private Wealth LLC

The Facebook Inc (FB) Shares Bought by Boston Private Wealth LLC

Boston Private Wealth LLC boosted its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 13.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 230,392 shares of the social networking company’s stock after purchasing an additional 28,169 shares during the period. Facebook comprises about 1.5% of Boston Private Wealth LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 8th largest holding. Boston Private Wealth LLC’s holdings in Facebook were worth $39,367,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities…

The Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Purchases New Position in AutoZone, Inc. (AZO)

The Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Purchases New Position in AutoZone, Inc. (AZO)

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. purchased a new stake in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 437 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $311,000. Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Koch Industries Inc. bought a new position in shares of AutoZone in the second quarter valued at approximately $297,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in shares of AutoZone…

The Head to Head Survey: Neurometrix (NURO) versus CareFusion (CFN)

The Head to Head Survey: Neurometrix (NURO) versus CareFusion (CFN)

Neurometrix (NASDAQ: NURO) and CareFusion (NYSE:CFN) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and dividends. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Neurometrix and CareFusion’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. google_ad_client = AdClientID; google_ad_slot = “3100596333”; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; google_ad_channel=”9230018733,2716359938″+PopupAdChannel; CareFusion has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Neurometrix. Neurometrix is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CareFusion, indicating that it is…

The Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Acquires New Holdings in Agilent Technologies Inc (A)

The Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Acquires New Holdings in Agilent Technologies Inc (A)

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. acquired a new position in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 3,474 shares of the medical research company’s stock, valued at approximately $233,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board raised its holdings in Agilent Technologies by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board now…

The Brave Asset Management Inc. Decreases Position in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)

The Brave Asset Management Inc. Decreases Position in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)

Brave Asset Management Inc. decreased its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 4.8% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 25,798 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,304 shares during the quarter. Brave Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF were worth $2,041,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Arlington Partners LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Short-Term…

The Brink’s (BCO) Shares Bought by Capital Fund Management S.A.

The Brink’s (BCO) Shares Bought by Capital Fund Management S.A.

Capital Fund Management S.A. grew its stake in Brink's (NYSE:BCO) by 261.8% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 119,933 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 86,782 shares during the quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in Brink's were worth $9,439,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BCO. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. boosted its holdings in shares…

The Craig Hallum Analysts Give Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) a $32.00 Price Target

The Craig Hallum Analysts Give Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) a $32.00 Price Target

Craig Hallum set a $32.00 price objective on Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) in a research note released on Tuesday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a buy rating and set a $51.00 price target on shares of Applied Optoelectronics in a report on Friday, November 10th. DA Davidson restated a buy rating and set a $69.00 price target on shares of Applied Optoelectronics in a report on Wednesday, November 8th….

The Brave Asset Management Inc. Takes Position in Tapestry Inc (TPR)

The Brave Asset Management Inc. Takes Position in Tapestry Inc (TPR)

Brave Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Tapestry Inc (NYSE:TPR) in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 6,590 shares of the luxury accessories retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $291,000. Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Hexavest Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Tapestry in the fourth quarter valued at $106,000. First Dallas Securities Inc. purchased a new stake in Tapestry during the fourth quarter valued at about $108,000. Dupont Capital Management Corp purchased a new stake…

The 1,315 Shares in Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Purchased by Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC

The 1,315 Shares in Honeywell International Inc. (HON) Purchased by Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC

Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 1,315 shares of the conglomerate’s stock, valued at approximately $201,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in HON. Hudock Capital Group LLC raised its holdings in Honeywell International by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 4,041 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $538,000 after buying an additional 14 shares during the last…

The Carbonite (CARB) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

The Carbonite (CARB) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Carbonite (NASDAQ:CARB) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Carbonite earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the technology company an impact score of 44.6754367111263 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is…

The Broadmark Asset Management LLC Purchases New Stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (EEM)

The Broadmark Asset Management LLC Purchases New Stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (EEM)

Broadmark Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSEARCA:EEM) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 427,753 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $20,156,000. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx makes up 6.4% of Broadmark Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 6th largest holding. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in…

The American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

The American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “American Outdoor Brands Corporation is a manufacturer and seller of firearms and accessory products for the shooting, hunting and outdoor enthusiast. The company’s product comprises pistols, revolvers, rifles, guns, handcuffs and firearm-related products and accessories. It sells its products under the brand name Smith & Wesson, M&P, Thompson/Centre and Performance Centre. American Outdoor Brands Corporation, formerly known as Smith &…

The Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fnd (JPS) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

The Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fnd (JPS) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

News headlines about Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fnd (NYSE:JPS) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fnd earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of…

The FY2018 EPS Estimates for First Data Corp Reduced by Analyst (FDC)

The FY2018 EPS Estimates for First Data Corp Reduced by Analyst (FDC)

First Data Corp (NYSE:FDC) – Northcoast Research lowered their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of First Data in a research report issued on Tuesday. Northcoast Research analyst K. Mehta now forecasts that the business services provider will earn $1.18 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $1.32. First Data (NYSE:FDC) last posted its earnings results on Monday, February 12th. The business services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.44. First Data had a net margin…

The California Public Employees Retirement System Has $27.98 Million Holdings in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

The California Public Employees Retirement System Has $27.98 Million Holdings in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its holdings in shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF) by 5.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 183,371 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,157 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in International Flavors & Fragrances were worth $27,984,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds…

The IOTA (MIOTA) Reaches Market Cap of $5.82 Billion

The IOTA (MIOTA) Reaches Market Cap of $5.82 Billion

IOTA (CURRENCY:MIOTA) traded up 1% against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 11:00 AM E.T. on February 16th. During the last seven days, IOTA has traded 11.4% higher against the dollar. IOTA has a total market capitalization of $5.82 billion and approximately $51.44 million worth of IOTA was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One IOTA coin can now be purchased for about $2.09 or 0.00020844 BTC on popular exchanges including CoinFalcon, Binance, Coinone and Exrates. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed during the last…

The Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Retail Opportunity Investments (ROIC) Share Price

The Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Retail Opportunity Investments (ROIC) Share Price

Media coverage about Retail Opportunity Investments (NASDAQ:ROIC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Retail Opportunity Investments earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 44.6830859245331 out…

The US Ecology (ECOL) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.11 EPS

The US Ecology (ECOL) Announces Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.11 EPS

US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) released its earnings results on Thursday. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.11, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $133.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $132.09 million. US Ecology had a net margin of 5.39% and a return on equity of 10.35%. US Ecology’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.36…

The Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec Has $4.27 Million Holdings in Visa Inc (V)

The Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec Has $4.27 Million Holdings in Visa Inc (V)

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec raised its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 17.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 40,392 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,000 shares during the period. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec’s holdings in Visa were worth $4,269,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares…

The International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

The International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.21-$6.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.34. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.60-$3.67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.57 billion. Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) opened at $144.02 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 2.66 and a quick ratio of 1.77. The stock has a market cap of $11,439.84, a P/E…

The Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

The Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ:SBLK) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday. SBLK has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Star Bulk Carriers from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $12.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Stifel Nicolaus set a $11.00 price objective on Star Bulk Carriers and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Sunday, October…

The Southwestern Energy (SWN) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.08

The Southwestern Energy (SWN) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.08

Press coverage about Southwestern Energy (NYSE:SWN) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Southwestern Energy earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the energy company an impact score of 45.8377315638793 out of 100, indicating that…

The Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Lifted to “Buy” at BMO Capital Markets

The Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Lifted to “Buy” at BMO Capital Markets

Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BMO Capital Markets from a “market perform” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $24.00 target price on Patterson-UTI Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Patterson-UTI Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price…

The Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System

The Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) by 4.0% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 530,312 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 20,607 shares during the quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Harley-Davidson were worth $26,982,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of HOG. Teacher Retirement System…

The Radius Health (RDUS) PT Lowered to $60.00

The Radius Health (RDUS) PT Lowered to $60.00

Radius Health (NASDAQ:RDUS) had its price objective trimmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $70.00 to $60.00 in a research report sent to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has an overweight rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Several other research firms have also weighed in on RDUS. Morgan Stanley began coverage on shares of Radius Health in a report on Monday, January 29th. They issued an overweight rating and a $57.00 target price on the stock. Citigroup reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $43.00 target price on shares…

The Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System

The Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) by 1.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 726,681 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 7,711 shares during the quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Nielsen were worth $26,451,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Advisor…

The CYS Investments (CYS) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS

The CYS Investments (CYS) Issues  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.02 EPS

CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) issued its earnings results on Wednesday. The real estate investment trust reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by ($0.02), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $46.18 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $47.00 million. CYS Investments had a return on equity of 13.04% and a net margin of 64.82%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.24 EPS. Shares of CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) opened at $6.61 on Friday. The firm…

The JD.Com Inc (JD) Stake Decreased by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

The JD.Com Inc (JD) Stake Decreased by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. decreased its position in shares of JD.Com Inc (NASDAQ:JD) by 47.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 75,610 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 68,000 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in JD.Com were worth $3,132,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the…

The General Dynamics Co. (GD) Insider John Patrick Casey Sells 9,304 Shares

The General Dynamics Co. (GD) Insider John Patrick Casey Sells 9,304 Shares

General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) insider John Patrick Casey sold 9,304 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $215.29, for a total transaction of $2,003,058.16. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of General Dynamics Co. (NYSE GD) traded down $0.63 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $224.77. 699,343 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of…

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Acquires 1,334 Shares of Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)

The Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Acquires 1,334 Shares of Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its holdings in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) by 11.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,603 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,334 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in Constellation Brands were worth $2,881,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in STZ. Bessemer Group Inc. lifted its stake…

The Green Dot Co. (GDOT) Insider Sells $1,217,934.20 in Stock

The Green Dot Co. (GDOT) Insider Sells $1,217,934.20 in Stock

Green Dot Co. (NYSE:GDOT) insider Steven W. Streit sold 20,615 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.08, for a total value of $1,217,934.20. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Green Dot Co. (GDOT) traded up $0.90 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $61.08. The company had a trading volume of 67,339 shares, compared to its average volume of 291,627. The stock has a market…

The Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Shares Bought by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

The Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Shares Bought by Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 4.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 42,359 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,854 shares during the period. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.’s holdings in Activision Blizzard were worth $2,682,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. lifted its stake in Activision Blizzard by 94.4%…

The Analyzing McEwen Mining (MUX) and Nexa Resources (NEXA)

The Analyzing McEwen Mining (MUX) and Nexa Resources (NEXA)

McEwen Mining (NYSE: MUX) and Nexa Resources (NYSE:NEXA) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares McEwen Mining and Nexa Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. google_ad_client = AdClientID; google_ad_slot = “3100596333”; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; google_ad_channel=”9230018733,2716359938″+PopupAdChannel; Earnings and Valuation This table compares McEwen Mining and Nexa Resources’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Nexa…

The Safety Income & Growth (SAFE) Given a $18.00 Price Target by Mizuho Analysts

The Safety Income & Growth (SAFE) Given a $18.00 Price Target by Mizuho Analysts

Mizuho set a $18.00 target price on Safety Income & Growth (NYSE:SAFE) in a research report released on Friday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Safety Income & Growth from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services restated a buy rating on shares of Safety Income & Growth in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st….

The Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (KORS) CEO Sells $9,339,000.00 in Stock

The Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (KORS) CEO Sells $9,339,000.00 in Stock

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) CEO John D. Idol sold 150,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $62.26, for a total value of $9,339,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Shares of Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (KORS) traded down $0.97 during trading on Friday, reaching $63.76. The company had a trading volume of 937,930 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,445,405. The firm…

The Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Ebix (EBIX)

The Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Ebix (EBIX)

Ebix (NASDAQ: EBIX) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: Shares of Ebix Inc (EBIX) opened at $86.75 on Monday. Ebix Inc has a one year low of $52.40 and a one year high of $87.00. The company has a market cap of $2,730.00, a P/E ratio of 28.07, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.35 and a beta of 1.74. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 1.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66. The company also recently announced a quarterly…

The Research Analysts Set Expectations for Arch Coal, Inc. Class A’s FY2018 Earnings (ARCH)

The Research Analysts Set Expectations for Arch Coal, Inc. Class A’s FY2018 Earnings (ARCH)

Arch Coal, Inc. Class A (NYSE:ARCH) – Equities researchers at Seaport Global Securities boosted their FY2018 earnings estimates for Arch Coal, Inc. Class A in a report released on Wednesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Levin now expects that the energy company will earn $10.72 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $9.05. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for Arch Coal, Inc. Class A’s FY2019 earnings at $4.86 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $4.30 EPS. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on…

The Perficient’s (PRFT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Maxim Group

The Perficient’s (PRFT) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Maxim Group

Maxim Group reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Perficient (NASDAQ:PRFT) in a research report released on Friday morning. Maxim Group currently has a $24.00 price objective on the digital transformation consultancy’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. TheStreet raised Perficient from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. BidaskClub lowered Perficient from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Perficient from…

The Callaway Golf (ELY) Rating Increased to B at TheStreet

The Callaway Golf (ELY) Rating Increased to B at TheStreet

TheStreet upgraded shares of Callaway Golf (NYSE:ELY) from a c+ rating to a b rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Callaway Golf from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $21.00 target price on shares of Callaway Golf in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Cowen raised shares of Callaway Golf from a sell…

The GNC (GNC) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The GNC (GNC) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of GNC (NYSE:GNC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Friday. According to Zacks, “GNC Holdings exited the fourth quarter of 2017 on a mixed note, with revenues missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate and earnings beating the same. Significant decline in revenues due to softness in manufacturing/wholesale segment raises concern. Tough competition and changing consumer preferences continue to pose challenges. GNC Holdings has been trading below the broader industry over the past year. However, the year-over-year increase in…

The Royal Bank of Canada Analysts Give Ares Management (ARES) a $26.00 Price Target

The Royal Bank of Canada Analysts Give Ares Management (ARES) a $26.00 Price Target

Royal Bank of Canada set a $26.00 target price on Ares Management (NYSE:ARES) in a report released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the asset manager’s stock. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on ARES. BidaskClub upgraded Ares Management from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Saturday, November 11th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ares Management from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $28.00 target price for the company in a research…

The Pra Group (PRAA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

The Pra Group (PRAA) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, February 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.35 per share for the quarter. Shares of Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) opened at $36.60 on Monday. Pra Group has a twelve month low of $25.72 and a twelve month high of $42.70. The company has a market cap of $1,653.19, a P/E ratio of 29.52 and a beta of 1.65. A number of analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of…

The National Security Group (NSEC) to Release Earnings on Monday

The National Security Group (NSEC) to Release Earnings on Monday

National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 26th. Shares of National Security Group (NASDAQ NSEC) opened at $16.39 on Monday. National Security Group has a twelve month low of $11.52 and a twelve month high of $18.17. The company has a market cap of $41.34, a P/E ratio of -21.01 and a beta of 0.18. The company has a current ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The firm also recently announced a quarterly…

The Binance Coin (BNB) One Day Trading Volume Tops $80.60 Million

The Binance Coin (BNB) One Day Trading Volume Tops $80.60 Million

Binance Coin (CURRENCY:BNB) traded up 1.2% against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 11:00 AM Eastern on February 16th. In the last week, Binance Coin has traded up 24.1% against the dollar. Binance Coin has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion and $80.60 million worth of Binance Coin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Binance Coin token can now be bought for $10.91 or 0.00107790 BTC on major exchanges including Binance and EtherDelta. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed in the last 24…

The Akebia Therapeutics’ (AKBA) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Mizuho

The Akebia Therapeutics’ (AKBA) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Mizuho

Mizuho reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) in a report published on Tuesday morning. They currently have a $24.00 target price on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. “We had a chance to catch up with CEO John Butler yesterday at the Bio CEO & Investor Conference. We summarize our key takeaways below. Akebia also provided an update on the Vadadustat development program yesterday morning including an expansion of the ongoing phase 2 For2ward and phase 3 Trilo2gy trials in collaboration with Otsuka (TYO:4578, Non rated). While this…

The Barrick Gold Corp Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.18 Per Share (ABX)

The Barrick Gold Corp Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.18 Per Share (ABX)

Barrick Gold Corp (TSE:ABX) (NYSE:ABX) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Group decreased their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Barrick Gold in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst C. Lafemina now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $1.18 for the year, down from their previous forecast of $1.34. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Barrick Gold’s FY2019 earnings at $1.14 EPS. ABX has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Eight Capital restated a “neutral” rating on shares…