The Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.65 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts

The Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.65 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) – Analysts at KeyCorp issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for Air Products and Chemicals in a research note issued on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst M. Sison expects that the basic materials company will post earnings per share of $1.65 for the quarter. KeyCorp has a “Buy” rating and a $161.00 price objective on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Air Products and Chemicals’ Q2 2018 earnings at $1.65 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.75 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.90 EPS and FY2018…

The SunTrust Banks Comments on Callaway Golf Company’s FY2017 Earnings (ELY)

The SunTrust Banks Comments on Callaway Golf Company’s FY2017 Earnings (ELY)

Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) – Investment analysts at SunTrust Banks upped their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Callaway Golf in a research report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Swartz now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $0.51 for the year, up from their previous estimate of $0.44. SunTrust Banks currently has a “Buy” rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Callaway Golf’s Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.17) EPS and Q3 2018 earnings at…

The Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

The Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, six have issued a buy recommendation and two have assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $84.57. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on SNPS shares. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated an “average” rating…

The Hochschild Mining Plc (HOC) Given New GBX 235 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co

The Hochschild Mining Plc (HOC) Given New GBX 235 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co

Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC) had its target price trimmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 240 ($3.17) to GBX 235 ($3.10) in a research note published on Thursday, October 19th, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm currently has an underweight rating on the stock. HOC has been the subject of several other reports. Barclays PLC reissued an equal weight rating and issued a GBX 285 ($3.76) price objective on shares of Hochschild Mining Plc in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a hold rating…

The Dynex Capital, Inc. (DX) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS

The Dynex Capital, Inc. (DX) Posts Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS

Dynex Capital, Inc. (NYSE:DX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The real estate investment trust reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $13.21 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15.36 million. Dynex Capital had a net margin of 93.54% and a return on equity of 11.04%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.20…

The BHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,530

The BHP Billiton plc (BLT) PT Raised to GBX 1,530

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) had its price target lifted by HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 1,500 ($19.79) to GBX 1,530 ($20.19) in a report released on Thursday, October 19th. HSBC Holdings plc currently has a hold rating on the mining company’s stock. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on BLT. Macquarie reissued an outperform rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Thursday, July 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an underweight rating and issued a GBX 1,155 ($15.24) price objective on shares…

The Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Euroseas (ESEA) Share Price

The Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Euroseas (ESEA) Share Price

News stories about Euroseas (NASDAQ:ESEA) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Euroseas earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the shipping company an impact score of 45.9934762698159 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage…

The BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co

The BHP Billiton plc (BLT) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co

BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT)‘s stock had its “underweight” rating reissued by stock analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a note issued to investors on Thursday, October 19th. They presently have a GBX 1,235 ($16.30) price target on the mining company’s stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 9.36% from the company’s current price. Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. S&P Global set a GBX 1,400 ($18.47) price objective on BHP Billiton plc and gave the company…

The Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect SPAR Group (SGRP) Share Price

The Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect SPAR Group (SGRP) Share Price

Press coverage about SPAR Group (NASDAQ:SGRP) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SPAR Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.261953566593 out…

The Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd

The Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd

Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH)‘s stock had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a note issued to investors on Thursday, October 19th. They currently have a GBX 500 ($6.60) price objective on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 4.89% from the company’s previous close. MSLH has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Group LLC increased their target price on shares of Marshalls plc from GBX 450 ($5.94) to GBX 490 ($6.47) and gave the stock a…

The Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. Decreased by Analyst (QTS)

The Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. Decreased by Analyst (QTS)

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:QTS) – Equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks dropped their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of QTS Realty Trust in a research report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst G. Miller now expects that the real estate investment trust will earn $0.70 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.72. SunTrust Banks currently has a “Buy” rating and a $64.00 target price on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for QTS Realty Trust’s Q4 2018 earnings at…

The Schroders plc’s (SDR) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

The Schroders plc’s (SDR) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

Shore Capital reiterated their hold rating on shares of Schroders plc (LON:SDR) in a research note published on Thursday, October 19th. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on shares of Schroders plc from GBX 3,450 ($45.53) to GBX 3,593 ($47.41) and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Berenberg Bank raised their price objective on shares of Schroders plc from GBX 3,580 ($47.24) to GBX 3,640 ($48.03) and gave the stock a…

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (PNC) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (PNC) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:PNC) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-six research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, sixteen have given a hold recommendation, seven have assigned a buy recommendation and two have issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $134.59. A number of analysts…

The Q1 2018 Earnings Forecast for Enterprise Financial Services Corporation Issued By FIG Partners (EFSC)

The Q1 2018 Earnings Forecast for Enterprise Financial Services Corporation Issued By FIG Partners (EFSC)

Enterprise Financial Services Corporation (NASDAQ:EFSC) – Analysts at FIG Partners cut their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Enterprise Financial Services Corporation in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. FIG Partners analyst B. Martin now forecasts that the bank will post earnings of $0.68 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.71. FIG Partners also issued estimates for Enterprise Financial Services Corporation’s Q3 2018 earnings at $0.76 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.83 EPS. Enterprise Financial Services Corporation (NASDAQ:EFSC) last posted…

The Contrasting Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation (TYG) and KCAP Financial (KCAP)

The Contrasting Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation (TYG) and KCAP Financial (KCAP)

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE: TYG) and KCAP Financial (NASDAQ:KCAP) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation and KCAP Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com. Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $34.00, indicating a potential upside of 30.27%. KCAP Financial has a consensus…

The LifePoint Health, Inc. (LPNT) Given a $54.00 Price Target at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

The LifePoint Health, Inc. (LPNT) Given a $54.00 Price Target at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $54.00 price target on LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) in a research note published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for LifePoint Health’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.79 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $3.62 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.01 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.96 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.99 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.98 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $3.94 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $1.13 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.03 EPS,…

The Tremor Video (TLRA) versus Its Rivals Critical Survey

The Tremor Video (TLRA) versus Its Rivals Critical Survey

Tremor Video (NYSE: TLRA) is one of 120 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Tremor Video to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 39.7% of Tremor Video shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.6% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.2% of Tremor Video shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of shares of all “Software”…

The Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SYRS) Receives Overweight Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies

The Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SYRS) Receives Overweight Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies

Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYRS) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a $30.00 price target on the stock. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. JMP Securities lowered shares of Syros Pharmaceuticals from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Wedbush reissued an outperform rating and issued a $22.84 price target (down previously from $25.00) on shares of Syros Pharmaceuticals in a…

The FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Chart Industries, Inc. Issued By Northcoast Research (GTLS)

The FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Chart Industries, Inc. Issued By Northcoast Research (GTLS)

Chart Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLS) – Stock analysts at Northcoast Research lifted their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Chart Industries in a research note issued on Friday. Northcoast Research analyst T. Hayes now anticipates that the industrial products company will post earnings per share of $0.90 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $0.75. Northcoast Research currently has a “Buy” rating and a $51.00 price target on the stock. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for Chart Industries’ Q4 2017 earnings at $0.39 EPS, Q1 2019…

The Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

The Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Nordstrom has underperformed the industry in the last three months. The recent decline in share price can be attributed to the temporary call off of the Nordstrom family's plans to take the company private. While Nordstrom’s growth strategy bodes well, investments related to occupancy, technology, supply chain and marketing are likely to  increase near-term cost and weigh upon margins. The company anticipates…

The Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) Shares Down 5.9%

The Lithium Americas Corp (LAC)  Shares Down 5.9%

Lithium Americas Corp (TSE:LAC) shares dropped 5.9% on Monday . The stock traded as low as C$1.96 and last traded at C$1.99. Approximately 1,526,934 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 11% from the average daily volume of 1,723,610 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$2.11. LAC has been the subject of several research analyst reports. National Bank Financial reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a C$1.40 price target on shares of Lithium Americas Corp in a report on Monday, July 24th. Canaccord Genuity cut shares of…

The Baillie Gifford & Co. Has $1.18 Billion Holdings in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)

The Baillie Gifford & Co. Has $1.18 Billion Holdings in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)

Baillie Gifford & Co. lessened its holdings in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) by 4.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,128,807 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after selling 47,011 shares during the quarter. Intuitive Surgical accounts for approximately 1.5% of Baillie Gifford & Co.’s holdings, making the stock its 16th biggest holding. Baillie Gifford & Co. owned approximately 1.01% of Intuitive Surgical worth $1,180,597,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number…

The Volkswagen AG (VOW3) Given a €190.00 Price Target at Kepler Capital Markets

The Volkswagen AG (VOW3) Given a €190.00 Price Target at Kepler Capital Markets

Volkswagen AG (ETR:VOW3) received a €190.00 ($223.53) price objective from equities research analysts at Kepler Capital Markets in a research note issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also commented on VOW3. Nord/LB set a €150.00 ($176.47) price target on shares of Volkswagen AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. equinet AG set a €166.00 ($195.29) price target on shares of Volkswagen AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in…

The Beech Hill Advisors Inc. Acquires New Position in Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

The Beech Hill Advisors Inc. Acquires New Position in Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

Beech Hill Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 4,500 shares of the airline’s stock, valued at approximately $252,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Northern Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Southwest Airlines by 15.5% during the 3rd quarter. Northern Capital Management LLC now owns 80,340 shares of the…

The CB Financial Services’ (CBFV) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

The CB Financial Services’ (CBFV) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

CB Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBFV)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $30.00 price target on the bank’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ target price suggests a potential upside of 2.39% from the company’s current price. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised CB Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Shares of…

The Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Holdings Cut by Cabot Wellington LLC

The Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Holdings Cut by Cabot Wellington LLC

Cabot Wellington LLC lessened its position in shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) by 3.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 829,031 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 27,020 shares during the period. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation comprises 12.9% of Cabot Wellington LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 3rd largest position. Cabot Wellington LLC owned approximately 0.18% of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation worth…

The Needham & Company LLC Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN)

The Needham & Company LLC Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN)

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company LLC in a report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $16.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. Needham & Company LLC’s target price indicates a potential upside of 13.88% from the stock’s previous close. LPSN has been the subject of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of LivePerson from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services reaffirmed a…

The Investment House LLC Cuts Stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)

The Investment House LLC Cuts Stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)

Investment House LLC trimmed its position in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) by 56.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 32,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 41,090 shares during the period. Investment House LLC’s holdings in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited were worth $563,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA bought…

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $31.71 Million Holdings in NewMarket Corporation (NEU)

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $31.71 Million Holdings in NewMarket Corporation (NEU)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) by 4.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 68,855 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,211 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 0.58% of NewMarket Corporation worth $31,705,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and…

The Investment House LLC Invests $203,000 in The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG)

The Investment House LLC Invests $203,000 in The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG)

Investment House LLC bought a new position in shares of The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE:MSG) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund bought 950 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $203,000. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc raised its position in shares of The Madison Square Garden by 51.5% during the third quarter. K.J. Harrison & Partners…

The The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Shares Bought by Epoch Investment Partners Inc.

The The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Shares Bought by Epoch Investment Partners Inc.

Epoch Investment Partners Inc. lifted its position in shares of The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) by 62.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 493,871 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 189,138 shares during the quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc.’s holdings in The Kraft Heinz were worth $42,295,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc….

The Investment House LLC Sells 12,885 Shares of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

The Investment House LLC Sells 12,885 Shares of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

Investment House LLC cut its holdings in shares of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) by 18.2% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 57,748 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 12,885 shares during the quarter. Investment House LLC’s holdings in Omnicom Group were worth $4,277,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. Community Bank N.A. raised…

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $32.01 Million Stake in YY Inc. (YY)

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $32.01 Million Stake in YY Inc. (YY)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) by 12.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 551,735 shares of the information services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 59,473 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.99% of YY worth $32,012,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew…

The 587,650 Shares in Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Purchased by Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD.

The 587,650 Shares in Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Purchased by Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD.

Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. purchased a new stake in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 587,650 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock, valued at approximately $23,112,000. Menora Mivtachim Holdings LTD. owned 0.05% of Micron Technology as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Captrust Financial Advisors acquired a new stake in Micron Technology during the 2nd…

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Sells 30,839 Shares of DHT Holdings, Inc. (DHT)

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Sells 30,839 Shares of DHT Holdings, Inc. (DHT)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lowered its position in DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 7,807,492 shares of the shipping company’s stock after selling 30,839 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 8.25% of DHT Holdings worth $32,401,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DHT. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased…

The Critical Survey: Trinseo (TSE) versus KMG Chemicals (KMG)

The Critical Survey: Trinseo (TSE) versus KMG Chemicals (KMG)

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE) and KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Trinseo and KMG Chemicals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Trinseo and KMG Chemicals’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Trinseo has higher revenue and earnings than KMG Chemicals. Trinseo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio…

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Acquires 96,829 Shares of MagneGas Corporation (MNGA)

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Acquires 96,829 Shares of MagneGas Corporation (MNGA)

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC grew its holdings in MagneGas Corporation (NASDAQ:MNGA) by 709.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 110,468 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 96,829 shares during the quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC owned 1.85% of MagneGas Corporation worth $136,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Shares of MagneGas Corporation (MNGA) opened at 0.4315 on Wednesday. MagneGas Corporation has a 12 month low of $0.40 and…

The Head-To-Head Analysis: Threshold Pharmaceuticals (MTEM) & Its Competitors

The Head-To-Head Analysis: Threshold Pharmaceuticals (MTEM) & Its Competitors

Threshold Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MTEM) is one of 296 publicly-traded companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Threshold Pharmaceuticals to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and valuation. Risk and Volatility Threshold Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 3.34, indicating that its share price is 234% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Threshold Pharmaceuticals’ competitors have a beta of 6.66, indicating that their average share price is 566% more volatile…

The Calpine Corporation (CPN) Position Boosted by Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

The Calpine Corporation (CPN) Position Boosted by Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC increased its position in shares of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) by 1.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,636 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 167 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC’s holdings in Calpine Corporation were worth $144,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the…

The Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) and Roku (ROKU) Head-To-Head Comparison

The Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) and Roku (ROKU) Head-To-Head Comparison

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Live Nation Entertainment and Roku’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Live Nation Entertainment has higher revenue and earnings than Roku. Insider and Institutional Ownership 65.9% of Live Nation Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of Roku shares are…

The FY2017 Earnings Forecast for FS Bancorp, Inc. (FSBW) Issued By DA Davidson

The FY2017 Earnings Forecast for FS Bancorp, Inc. (FSBW) Issued By DA Davidson

FS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSBW) – Equities research analysts at DA Davidson raised their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for FS Bancorp in a report issued on Friday. DA Davidson analyst J. Rulis now forecasts that the bank will earn $4.15 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $4.05. DA Davidson has a “Neutral” rating and a $52.00 price objective on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for FS Bancorp’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.86 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.87 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings…

The Carter’s (CRI) and Gap, Inc. (The) (GPS) Head-To-Head Survey

The Carter’s (CRI) and Gap, Inc. (The) (GPS) Head-To-Head Survey

Carter’s (NYSE: CRI) and Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and risk. Profitability This table compares Carter’s and Gap, Inc. (The)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Dividends Carter’s pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Gap, Inc. (The) pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has…

The California Public Employees Retirement System Increases Stake in Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN)

The California Public Employees Retirement System Increases Stake in Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN)

California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its position in Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) by 9.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 117,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,700 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System owned 0.11% of Summit Hotel Properties worth $2,190,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc….

The Comparing AveXis (AVXS) & Its Competitors

The Comparing AveXis (AVXS) & Its Competitors

AveXis (NASDAQ: AVXS) is one of 296 publicly-traded companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare AveXis to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current recommendations for AveXis and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com. AveXis presently has a consensus price target of $106.63, indicating a potential upside of 2.02%. As a group, “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” companies have a potential upside…

The STRAUMANN HLDG CHF0.10 (SAUHF) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Zacks Investment Research

The STRAUMANN HLDG CHF0.10 (SAUHF) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Zacks Investment Research

STRAUMANN HLDG CHF0.10 (NASDAQ:SAUHF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The firm presently has a $797.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective suggests a potential upside of 13.78% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “The Straumann Group is a global leader in implant and restorative dentistry and oral tissue regeneration. In collaboration with leading clinics, research institutes and universities, Straumann researches, develops and manufactures dental…

The Fairmount Santrol Holdings (FMSA) and Its Peers Financial Contrast

The Fairmount Santrol Holdings (FMSA) and Its Peers Financial Contrast

Fairmount Santrol Holdings (NYSE: FMSA) is one of 57 public companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Fairmount Santrol Holdings to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk and analyst recommendations. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Fairmount Santrol Holdings and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Fairmount Santrol Holdings currently has a consensus target price of $6.79, suggesting a…

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $3.59 Million Holdings in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (JNK)

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $3.59 Million Holdings in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (JNK)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lessened its holdings in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE:JNK) by 89.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 96,580 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 779,264 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF were worth $3,593,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Chicago…

The Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $4.93 Per Share (BWLD)

The Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $4.93 Per Share (BWLD)

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) – Equities researchers at Oppenheimer Holdings increased their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Buffalo Wild Wings in a research report issued on Thursday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst B. Bittner now anticipates that the restaurant operator will post earnings per share of $4.93 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $4.13. Oppenheimer Holdings currently has a “Buy” rating and a $135.00 target price on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Buffalo Wild Wings’ Q4 2017 earnings at $1.46 EPS and FY2018…

The Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (DCOM) Holdings Boosted by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

The Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (DCOM) Holdings Boosted by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its holdings in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) by 14.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 179,218 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after buying an additional 22,661 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned 0.48% of Dime Community Bancshares worth $3,513,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Vanguard Group…

The Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact InfuSystem Holdings (INFU) Share Price

The Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact InfuSystem Holdings (INFU) Share Price

Media coverage about InfuSystem Holdings (NYSE:INFU) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. InfuSystem Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the medical instruments supplier an impact score of 47.3484695343848 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage…

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $3.45 Million Holdings in Kate Spade & Co (KATE)

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $3.45 Million Holdings in Kate Spade & Co (KATE)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Kate Spade & Co (NYSE:KATE) by 71.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 186,296 shares of the textile maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 77,648 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in Kate Spade & Co were worth $3,445,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BT Investment Management Ltd…

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) Raised by Analyst

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) Raised by Analyst

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) – Jefferies Group boosted their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of BorgWarner in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Kelley now anticipates that the auto parts company will post earnings per share of $3.83 for the year, up from their previous estimate of $3.76. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $56.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for BorgWarner’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.01 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.98 EPS, Q4…

The Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Express Scripts Holding (ESRX)

The Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Express Scripts Holding (ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ: ESRX) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) opened at 61.29 on Wednesday. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 52 week low of $55.80 and a 52 week high of $77.50. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $60.96 and its 200-day moving average is $61.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.40 billion, a PE ratio of 10.64 and a beta of 0.88. Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last released its earnings results on Tuesday,…

The Sachem Capital Corp (SACH) Receives News Sentiment Score of -0.09

The Sachem Capital Corp (SACH) Receives News Sentiment Score of -0.09

News stories about Sachem Capital Corp (NASDAQ:SACH) have trended somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research firm 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 -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sachem Capital Corp earned a news impact score of -0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.1918542288197 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is…

The Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday

The Buckeye Partners L.P. (BPL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday

Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Friday, November 3rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.93 per share for the quarter. Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL) last issued its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The pipeline company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.00 by ($0.20). The company had revenue of $810.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $797.47 million. Buckeye Partners L.P. had a…

The Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR) Shares Gap Down to $16.21

The Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR) Shares Gap Down to $16.21

Fibria Celulose S.A. (NYSE:FBR) shares gapped down before the market opened on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $16.59, but opened at $16.21. Fibria Celulose shares last traded at $15.73, with a volume of 2,303,584 shares. FBR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. TheStreet lowered shares of Fibria Celulose from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub raised shares of Fibria Celulose from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note…

The Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) – Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

The Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) – Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) in the last few weeks: Shares of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) opened at 153.71 on Wednesday. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has a 1-year low of $119.51 and a 1-year high of $164.22. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $151.96 and a 200 day moving average of $149.63. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.65 billion, a PE ratio of 21.53 and a beta of 0.92….

The BWS Financial Comments on AXT Inc’s FY2017 Earnings (AXTI)

The BWS Financial Comments on AXT Inc’s FY2017 Earnings (AXTI)

AXT Inc (NASDAQ:AXTI) – Equities researchers at BWS Financial decreased their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of AXT in a report released on Friday. BWS Financial analyst H. Khorsand now expects that the semiconductor company will earn $0.26 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $0.27. BWS Financial has a “Buy” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock. BWS Financial also issued estimates for AXT’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.08 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.07 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at…

The Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Harley-Davidson (HOG)

The Recent Investment Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Harley-Davidson (HOG)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG): Shares of Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) opened at 47.34 on Wednesday. Harley-Davidson, Inc. has a 52-week low of $45.25 and a 52-week high of $63.40. The firm has a market cap of $8.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.78 and a beta of 0.87. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $47.98 and its 200-day moving average is $50.88. Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the…

The AGCO Corporation (AGCO) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

The AGCO Corporation (AGCO) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided EPS guidance of approx $3.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.06. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $8.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.99 billion. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on AGCO shares. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and issued a $86.00 price target (down from $90.00) on shares of AGCO Corporation in a research note on Monday, October 9th. J P…

The Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

The Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, November 2nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter. Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The conglomerate reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $224.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $206.53 million. Federal Signal Corporation had a return on equity…

The Constellation Brands Inc (STZ.B) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 6th

The Constellation Brands Inc (STZ.B) To Go Ex-Dividend on November 6th

Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ.B) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 4th, NASDAQ reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 7th will be paid a dividend of 0.47 per share on Tuesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of Infinity. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 6th. Constellation Brands Company Profile Constellation Brands, Inc is an international beverage alcohol company. The Company is a producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, New…

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Stock Price

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Stock Price

Media stories about Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Nordson Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.811930211629 out of…

The Traders Sell iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (VXX) on Strength (VXX)

The Traders Sell iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (VXX) on Strength (VXX)

Investors sold shares of iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSE:VXX) on strength during trading on Monday. $183.40 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $205.58 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $22.18 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN traded up $0.22 for the day and…

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Holds Position in Perry Ellis International Inc. (PERY)

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Holds Position in Perry Ellis International Inc. (PERY)

Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky held its position in Perry Ellis International Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,400 shares of the textile maker’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Perry Ellis International were worth $105,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced…

The Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (VYGR) Given “Buy” Rating at Cowen and Company

The Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (VYGR) Given “Buy” Rating at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company restated their buy rating on shares of Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR) in a report published on Tuesday. “Tonight we hosted a dinner with VYGR just after the announcement that SNY did not.”,” Cowen and Company’s analyst wrote. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Wedbush reaffirmed a positive rating and set a $31.00 price objective (down from $36.00) on shares of Voyager Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday. Robert W. Baird assumed coverage on Voyager Therapeutics in a research report on Monday….

The Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Brown & Brown (BRO) Share Price

The Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Brown & Brown (BRO) Share Price

Headlines about Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Brown & Brown earned a news impact score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.0703815279597 out of 100,…

The Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

The Seagate Technology PLC (STX) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Seagate’s first-quarter fiscal 2018 results reflected increasing adoption of its Nearline hard-drive disks (HDDs). The products’ average capacity per drive crossed 5.4 terabytes. Around 1 million units were shipped, which was thrice as much as in the previous quarter. Growth in the 12-terabyte helium nearline product line was also encouraging. Seagate also benefited from strong growth in non-HDD segment…

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Grows Position in Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN)

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Grows Position in Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN)

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC increased its holdings in Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE:AQN) by 7.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 13,997 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 965 shares during the quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC’s holdings in Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. were worth $147,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes…

The Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) Given a $37.00 Price Target by SunTrust Banks, Inc. Analysts

The Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) Given a $37.00 Price Target by SunTrust Banks, Inc. Analysts

Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) received a $37.00 price objective from analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the energy company’s stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 20.17% from the company’s current price. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on NFX. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a $22.00 price target (down from $23.00) on shares of Newfield Exploration in a research note on…

The Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) Rating Reiterated by Berenberg Bank

The Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) Rating Reiterated by Berenberg Bank

Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Berenberg Bank in a report issued on Wednesday. A number of other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded shares of Merck & from a “hold” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Wednesday. BMO Capital Markets set a $68.00 price target on shares of Merck & and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday. Leerink Swann lowered their price target on shares of Merck…

The Steven Madden, Ltd. (SHOO) Given a $47.00 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity

The Steven Madden, Ltd. (SHOO) Given a $47.00 Price Target at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity set a $47.00 target price on Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SHOO) in a report published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the textile maker’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on SHOO. Wedbush began coverage on Steven Madden in a report on Monday, August 14th. They issued an outperform rating and a $48.00 price target for the company. ValuEngine downgraded Steven Madden from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Steven Madden…

The Burlington Stores’ (BURL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

The Burlington Stores’ (BURL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Cowen and Company in a research report issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $105.00 price objective on the stock. Cowen and Company’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 11.83% from the stock’s previous close. BURL has been the topic of a number of other reports. BidaskClub raised Burlington Stores from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on Burlington Stores in a report…

The Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI) Issues Earnings Results

The Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI) Issues  Earnings Results

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) announced its earnings results on Monday. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by ($0.10), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $2.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.40 billion. Owens & Minor had a net margin of 1.02% and a return on equity of 11.64%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year,…

The Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Rating Reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies

The Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Rating Reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies

Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies in a report released on Wednesday. They currently have a $54.00 target price on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 54.02% from the company’s previous close. PFE has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $39.00 price objective on shares of Pfizer and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July…

The RR Donnelley & Sons Co (RRD) Announces Earnings Results

The RR Donnelley & Sons Co (RRD) Announces  Earnings Results

RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD) posted its earnings results on Tuesday. The business services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by ($0.07), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $1.73 billion for the quarter. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.07 earnings per share. Shares of RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD) traded down 6.41% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $8.61. 934,018 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average is…

The Fmr LLC Reduces Position in Select Income REIT (SIR)

The Fmr LLC Reduces Position in Select Income REIT (SIR)

Fmr LLC reduced its position in shares of Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) by 12.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 355,266 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 50,000 shares during the period. Fmr LLC owned approximately 0.40% of Select Income REIT worth $8,537,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their…

The BB&T Corporation (BBT) Shares Bought by Bainco International Investors

The BB&T Corporation (BBT) Shares Bought by Bainco International Investors

Bainco International Investors boosted its position in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) by 8.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 174,778 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 13,505 shares during the period. Bainco International Investors’ holdings in BB&T Corporation were worth $8,204,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Archford Capital Strategies LLC lifted its position…

The Fmr LLC Has $8.90 Million Position in CNOOC Limited (CEO)

The Fmr LLC Has $8.90 Million Position in CNOOC Limited (CEO)

Fmr LLC reduced its stake in CNOOC Limited (NYSE:CEO) by 17.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 81,300 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 16,700 shares during the quarter. Fmr LLC’s holdings in CNOOC Limited were worth $8,895,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its holdings in CNOOC Limited by…

The Cable Hill Partners LLC Takes $104,000 Position in Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY)

The Cable Hill Partners LLC Takes $104,000 Position in Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY)

Cable Hill Partners LLC bought a new stake in Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm bought 5,224 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $104,000. A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in STAY. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Extended Stay America by 728.7% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,648,923 shares of the company’s stock valued at $105,986,000 after…