DNB Financial Corp (DNBF) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

DNB Financial Corp (DNBF) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

DNB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:DNBF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Monday, July 3rd. According to Zacks, “DNB Financial Corporation is a bank holding company of DNB Financial Corporation that offers various commercial banking products and services for individuals and corporate customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Bank is a full service commercial bank providing a range of services to individuals and small to medium sized businesses, including accepting time, demand, and savings deposits and making secured and unsecured…

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC) Earns “Buy” Rating from B. Riley

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC) Earns “Buy” Rating from B. Riley

B. Riley reissued their buy rating on shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) in a research report released on Thursday, June 29th. The brokerage currently has a $31.00 price objective on the semiconductor company’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. BidaskClub downgraded Kulicke and Soffa Industries from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. ValuEngine raised Kulicke and Soffa Industries from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday,…

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) Coverage Initiated at Needham & Company LLC

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) Coverage Initiated at Needham & Company LLC

Investment analysts at Needham & Company LLC initiated coverage on shares of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRC) in a research note issued on Thursday, June 29th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $95.00 price target on the medical technology company’s stock. Needham & Company LLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 27.11% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, “We are initiating coverage of HRC with a Buy rating. Recent acquisitions have diversified HRC’s business and should drive stronger margin expansion and faster…

Deutsche Bank AG Increases Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) Price Target to $94.00

Deutsche Bank AG Increases Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) Price Target to $94.00

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) had its price target increased by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $84.00 to $94.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, June 28th. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price objective points to a potential upside of 12.10% from the stock’s current price. A number of other brokerages also recently commented on DRI. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 price objective on shares of Darden Restaurants…

BidaskClub Lowers Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) to Buy

BidaskClub Lowers Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) to Buy

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Friday, June 30th. INN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Bank of America Corporation upgraded shares of Summit Hotel Properties from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, March 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on…

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein

Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on shares of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE) in a research note published on Thursday morning. The brokerage issued a market perform rating and a $72.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on RARE. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. raised their price target on shares of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical from $100.00 to $105.00 and gave…

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Given Buy Rating at Wells Fargo & Company

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Given Buy Rating at Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company restated their buy rating on shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) in a research report released on Thursday. Several other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a hold rating and set a $87.00 price target (up previously from $80.00) on shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies in a report on Monday, July 24th. Citigroup Inc. boosted their price target on Marsh & McLennan Companies from $85.00 to $90.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report…

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) Upgraded by Argus to “Buy”

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) Upgraded by Argus to “Buy”

Argus upgraded shares of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has $43.00 target price on the basic materials company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and issued a $42.00 price objective (down from $44.00) on shares of Newmont Mining Corporation in a research report on Sunday, June 25th. BMO Capital Markets lifted their price target on Newmont Mining Corporation to…

Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a $26.00 target price on the auto parts company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target suggests a potential upside of 11.59% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “Dana Inc. is a provider of technology driveline, sealing and thermal-management products. The company’s operating segment consists of Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies, Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies, Off-Highway Driveline Technologies and Power Technologies. It…

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) Position Reduced by Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) Position Reduced by Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ reduced its position in shares of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) by 45.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 77,494 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 63,300 shares during the period. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ owned approximately 0.07% of Cintas Corporation worth $9,806,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc….

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (NASDAQ:XRAY) Position Held by Cacti Asset Management LLC

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (NASDAQ:XRAY) Position Held by Cacti Asset Management LLC

Cacti Asset Management LLC held its position in DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (NASDAQ:XRAY) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 3,265 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Cacti Asset Management LLC’s holdings in DENTSPLY SIRONA were worth $211,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of XRAY. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position…

Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) Stake Held by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) Stake Held by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio maintained its stake in Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 566,748 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned 0.15% of Welltower worth $40,137,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Achmea Investment Management B.V. purchased a new stake…

Geopark Ltd (NYSE:GPRK) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Geopark Ltd (NYSE:GPRK) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Geopark Ltd (NYSE:GPRK) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, July 3rd. The brokerage currently has $8.50 price target on the oil and gas company’s stock. According to Zacks, “GeoPark Ltd is an explorer, operator and consolidator of oil and gas. The company operates primarily in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina. GeoPark Ltd is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “ A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. J…

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Given Buy Rating at Aegis

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Given Buy Rating at Aegis

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Aegis in a research report issued on Monday, July 3rd. They currently have a $1,090.00 target price on the information services provider’s stock. Aegis’ price target points to a potential upside of 13.74% from the stock’s current price. A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Vetr raised Alphabet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $909.92 price target on the stock in a research note on…

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, July 4th. According to Zacks, “Oil and natural gas transporter Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. has a diversified business portfolio, stable fee-based operating income and a strong liquidity position. Focus on a low risk business profile helps it to optimize returns, as well as generate stable earnings. Additionally, we like Enbridge’s attractive distribution yield and its increased exposure to leading U.S. basins. However, we remain apprehensive…

Conn’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Conn’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Conn’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, July 3rd. According to Zacks, “Conns Inc is a specialty retailer currently operating retail locations in Texas and Louisiana. It sells major home appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers and ranges, and a variety of consumer electronics, including projection, plasma and LCD televisions, camcorders, VCRs, DVD players and home theater products. They also sell home office equipment, lawn and garden products and bedding, and…

Balentine LLC Maintains Position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)

Balentine LLC Maintains Position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)

Balentine LLC held its position in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,145 shares of the information technology service provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Balentine LLC’s holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation were worth $247,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors…

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Shares Bought by Homrich & Berg

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Shares Bought by Homrich & Berg

Homrich & Berg raised its stake in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) by 20.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 53,398 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after buying an additional 8,899 shares during the period. Homrich & Berg’s holdings in Kinder Morgan were worth $1,161,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in KMI. First Bank & Trust boosted its stake in Kinder Morgan by 9.4%…

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Shares Bought by Janus Capital Management LLC

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Shares Bought by Janus Capital Management LLC

Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) by 733.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 10,068,523 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 8,859,912 shares during the period. Janus Capital Management LLC owned 0.84% of Regions Financial Corporation worth $146,296,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. HighTower Advisors LLC boosted its…

Bristlecone Advisors LLC Has $309,000 Stake in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM)

Bristlecone Advisors LLC Has $309,000 Stake in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM)

Bristlecone Advisors LLC maintained its stake in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,500 shares of the insurance provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Bristlecone Advisors LLC’s holdings in Humana were worth $309,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HUM. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of Humana…

Teachers Retirement System of State of Kentucky Lowers Stake in Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN)

Teachers Retirement System of State of Kentucky Lowers Stake in Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN)

Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky reduced its position in Welltower Inc. (NYSE:HCN) by 6.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 41,800 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 3,000 shares during the period. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Welltower were worth $2,960,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of HCN. Chevy…

OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. Decreases Position in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)

OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. Decreases Position in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)

OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. cut its stake in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) by 0.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 53,524 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 476 shares during the period. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd.’s holdings in Regions Financial Corporation were worth $778,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. HighTower Advisors…

King Wealth Management Group LLC Invests $212,000 in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

King Wealth Management Group LLC Invests $212,000 in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

King Wealth Management Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 3,153 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $212,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in AEP. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC increased its position in shares of American Electric Power by 0.3% in the first quarter. Chicago Partners Investment…

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (DAVE) Major Shareholder Bandera Partners Llc Acquires 8,502 Shares

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (DAVE) Major Shareholder Bandera Partners Llc Acquires 8,502 Shares

Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) major shareholder Bandera Partners Llc purchased 8,502 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 18th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $3.45 per share, for a total transaction of $29,331.90. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC. Bandera Partners Llc also recently made the following trade(s):…

Atrion Corporation (ATRI) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub

Atrion Corporation (ATRI) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ ATRI) traded down 0.38% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $635.70. 5,489 shares of the stock were exchanged. Atrion Corporation has a 52-week low of $393.96 and a 52-week high of $691.95. The firm has a market cap of $1.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.60 and a beta of 0.92. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $620.11 and a…

Intel Corp (INQ) Given a $30.00 Price Target by Sanford C. Bernstein Analysts

Intel Corp (INQ) Given a $30.00 Price Target by Sanford C. Bernstein Analysts

Sanford C. Bernstein set a $30.00 price target on Intel Corp (NYSE:INQ) in a research report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Macquarie set a $40.00 price objective on shares of Intel Corp and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, March 31st. Deutsche Bank AG set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Intel Corp and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report…

Barclays PLC Increases Lear Corporation (LEA) Price Target to $152.00

Barclays PLC Increases Lear Corporation (LEA) Price Target to $152.00

Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) had its price target increased by Barclays PLC from $146.00 to $152.00 in a report published on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has an equal weight rating on the auto parts company’s stock. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Guggenheim initiated coverage on Lear Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. They set a buy rating and a $167.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub lowered Lear Corporation from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research…

Jane Street Group LLC Has $463,000 Position in LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)

Jane Street Group LLC Has $463,000 Position in LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO)

Jane Street Group LLC reduced its stake in shares of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) by 52.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 15,982 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 17,635 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC’s holdings in LaSalle Hotel Properties were worth $463,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. IFP Advisors Inc raised its…

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $193.54 Million

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $193.54 Million

Equities research analysts forecast that Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN) will post sales of $193.54 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have made estimates for Myriad Genetics’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $194.28 million and the lowest is $193.00 million. Myriad Genetics posted sales of $186.50 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 3.8%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, August 8th. According to Zacks, analysts expect…

Kwmg LLC Has $1.93 Million Position in Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI)

Kwmg LLC Has $1.93 Million Position in Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI)

Kwmg LLC raised its position in shares of Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) (TSE:CNR) by 5.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,795 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 1,245 shares during the period. Kwmg LLC’s holdings in Canadian National Railway were worth $1,929,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. City Holding Co….

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Bought by North Star Investment Management Corp.

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Bought by North Star Investment Management Corp.

North Star Investment Management Corp. boosted its stake in shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 5.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 45,363 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 2,194 shares during the period. United Parcel Service comprises approximately 0.7% of North Star Investment Management Corp.’s holdings, making the stock its 27th largest position. North Star Investment Management Corp.’s holdings in United Parcel Service were worth $5,017,000 as of…

Carroll Financial Associates Inc. Raises Stake in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Carroll Financial Associates Inc. Raises Stake in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Carroll Financial Associates Inc. raised its position in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 22.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,329 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after buying an additional 803 shares during the period. Carroll Financial Associates Inc.’s holdings in Yum! Brands were worth $319,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Howland Capital Management LLC increased its stake in…

Zacks: Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUMR) Given $2.50 Average Target Price by Analysts

Zacks: Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUMR) Given $2.50 Average Target Price by Analysts

Shares of Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUMR) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $2.50 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.02 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Summer Infant an industry rank of 74 out of 265…

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Position Boosted by Clean Yield Group

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Position Boosted by Clean Yield Group

Clean Yield Group increased its position in shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 40,518 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 350 shares during the period. Clean Yield Group’s holdings in General Electric were worth $1,085,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Teza Capital Management LLC…

Mitchells & Butlers plc (LON:MAB) Receives GBX 284.08 Average Price Target from Analysts

Mitchells & Butlers plc (LON:MAB) Receives GBX 284.08 Average Price Target from Analysts

Shares of Mitchells & Butlers plc (LON:MAB) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have given a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 270.31 ($3.52). A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. J P Morgan…

International Speedway Corp. (OTCMKTS:ISCB) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS

International Speedway Corp. (OTCMKTS:ISCB) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS

International Speedway Corp. (OTCMKTS:ISCB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 3rd. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.01, MarketWatch Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $165.28 million during the quarter. International Speedway Corp. had a net margin of 10.41% and a return on equity of 4.94%. Shares of International Speedway Corp. (OTCMKTS ISCB) remained flat at $35.43 during mid-day trading on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $35.13 and its 200-day moving average is $36.50….

Zacks: Analysts Set $73.00 Target Price for Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE:PAM)

Zacks: Analysts Set $73.00 Target Price for Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE:PAM)

Shares of Pampa Energia S.A. (NYSE:PAM) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a 1-year consensus target price of $73.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Pampa Energia an industry rank of 118 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. A number of equities analysts have recently…

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Acquires 8,734 Shares of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU)

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Acquires 8,734 Shares of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU)

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) by 7.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 122,205 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 8,734 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Intuit were worth $16,360,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Thrivent Financial for…

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (PNC) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (PNC) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:PNC)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research report issued on Monday, July 17th. They currently have a $126.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $114.00. Credit Suisse Group’s price objective suggests a potential downside of 1.29% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on PNC. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $136.00 target…

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) Stock Price

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) Stock Price

Media stories about Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ferroglobe PLC earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 95…

JMP Securities Upgrades Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. (NASDAQ:AAAP) to “Outperform”

JMP Securities Upgrades Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. (NASDAQ:AAAP) to “Outperform”

Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. (NASDAQ:AAAP) was upgraded by stock analysts at JMP Securities from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, Marketbeat reports. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Canaccord Genuity set a $47.00 price target on Advanced Accelerator Applications and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. BidaskClub upgraded Advanced Accelerator Applications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Zacks Investment…

State Street Corporation (STT) Shares Sold by Fayerweather Charles

State Street Corporation (STT) Shares Sold by Fayerweather Charles

Fayerweather Charles decreased its stake in State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) by 2.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 10,700 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 300 shares during the period. State Street Corporation makes up 1.3% of Fayerweather Charles’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 26th largest position. Fayerweather Charles’ holdings in State Street Corporation were worth $960,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors also…

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Will Announce Earnings of $1.63 Per Share

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Will Announce Earnings of $1.63 Per Share

Equities research analysts predict that Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) will post $1.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seven analysts have issued estimates for Illinois Tool Works’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.67 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.60. Illinois Tool Works reported earnings per share of $1.46 in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 11.6%. The company is expected to issue its next earnings report before the…

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) Downgraded to “Sell” at BidaskClub

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) Downgraded to “Sell” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Several other research firms have also recently commented on CTXS. MKM Partners raised their target price on shares of Citrix Systems from $95.00 to $105.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. BTIG Research reissued a neutral rating on shares of Citrix Systems in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Robert W. Baird raised shares of…

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Has $24.53 Million Stake in Ryder System, Inc. (R)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Has $24.53 Million Stake in Ryder System, Inc. (R)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) by 7.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 325,081 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 23,005 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned about 0.61% of Ryder System worth $24,525,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in R. State Board of Administration of Florida…

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Cuts Stake in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Cuts Stake in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC reduced its position in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) by 25.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,424,089 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 493,128 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned about 0.82% of Northrop Grumman Corporation worth $338,705,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in NOC. GLG LLC boosted its position in Northrop…

Park National Corp OH Has $385,000 Position in SVB Financial Group (SIVB)

Park National Corp OH Has $385,000 Position in SVB Financial Group (SIVB)

Park National Corp OH continued to hold its position in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,190 shares of the bank’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Park National Corp OH’s holdings in SVB Financial Group were worth $385,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. bought a…

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN) Stake Decreased by Saturna Capital CORP

Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN) Stake Decreased by Saturna Capital CORP

Saturna Capital CORP decreased its stake in Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (NYSE:MJN) by 2.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 7,346 shares of the company’s stock after selling 203 shares during the period. Saturna Capital CORP’s holdings in Mead Johnson Nutrition CO were worth $654,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition CO by…

4,289 Shares in Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) Acquired by Aureus Asset Management LLC

4,289 Shares in Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) Acquired by Aureus Asset Management LLC

Aureus Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 4,289 shares of the airline’s stock, valued at approximately $249,000. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America boosted its stake in Southwest Airlines by 0.6% in the first quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 2,374 shares of the airline’s stock worth $128,000 after buying…

Bank of Nova Scotia Raises Position in Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR)

Bank of Nova Scotia Raises Position in Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR)

Bank of Nova Scotia raised its stake in Progressive Corporation (The) (NYSE:PGR) by 176.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 380,804 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after buying an additional 242,923 shares during the period. Bank of Nova Scotia owned about 0.07% of Progressive Corporation (The) worth $14,920,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted…

InvenSense (INVN) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.27

InvenSense (INVN) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.27

News coverage about InvenSense (NYSE:INVN) has trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. InvenSense earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.3889189851449 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely…

World Energy Solutions (XWES) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.05

World Energy Solutions (XWES) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.05

News articles about World Energy Solutions (NASDAQ:XWES) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. World Energy Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.4777622057932 out of 100, indicating that…

Meritor, Inc. (MTOR) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Meritor, Inc. (MTOR) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday, July 4th. According to Zacks, “Quarterly earnings estimates for Meritor have been going up of late. The company has gained new businesses and customers, which is poised to benefit its financials. It is also planning to launch 20 new products over the next 3 years and aims to achieve a revenue growth of 20% above the market, cumulativelyand an increase of $1.25 per share in earnings. Moreover,…

Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Seadrill Ltd (NASDAQ:SDRL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Tuesday, July 4th. The firm currently has $0.50 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Following a stream of drilling contracts, together with its progress on reducing cost and leverage, we are recalibrating our investment thesis on SeaDrill to Buy from Hold. The offshore driller's subsidiary – North Atlantic Drilling – recently secured a contract for semi-submersible West Hercules to work in the UK. This follows…

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday, July 4th. According to Zacks, “Sirius XM's high debt level raises concerns. Increased leverage coupled with stiff competition from rivals will act as headwinds for the company going forward. However, the company's healthy net subscriber growth is  encouraging. The company ended the first quarter of 2017 with  approximately 31.6 million subscribers. Sirius XM is expected to witness further growth in this respect in 2017. The…

Zalando SE (FRA:ZAL) PT Set at €48.00 by equinet AG

Zalando SE (FRA:ZAL) PT Set at €48.00 by equinet AG

Zalando SE (FRA:ZAL) has been assigned a €48.00 ($55.81) price target by analysts at equinet AG in a report issued on Monday, July 3rd. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other research firms also recently commented on ZAL. Deutsche Bank AG set a €36.00 ($41.86) price target on shares of Zalando SE and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Morgan Stanley set a €46.00 ($53.49) price target on shares of Zalando SE and gave the stock a…

Givaudan Sa (GVDNY) Earns “Buy” Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co

Givaudan Sa  (GVDNY) Earns “Buy” Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co

Givaudan Sa (NASDAQ:GVDNY)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, June 29th. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Baader Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Givaudan Sa in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Givaudan Sa in a report on Friday, May 5th. Kepler Capital Markets reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Givaudan…

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $16.42 Billion

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $16.42 Billion

Equities analysts expect that Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) will post $16.42 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Pepsico’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $16.49 billion and the lowest is $16.32 billion. Pepsico reported sales of $16.03 billion during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.4%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings report on Thursday, October 5th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Pepsico will report full year sales of $16.42 billion…

Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms “Sell” Rating for First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO)

Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms “Sell” Rating for First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO)

Stifel Nicolaus reissued their sell rating on shares of First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, June 29th, Marketbeat reports. The firm currently has a $11.15 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock, up from their prior target price of $9.50. FPO has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Evercore ISI downgraded First Potomac Realty Trust from an in-line rating to an underperform rating and set a $11.00 target price for the company. in a report on…

BidaskClub Lowers Approach Resources Inc. (AREX) to Sell

BidaskClub Lowers Approach Resources Inc. (AREX) to Sell

Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX) was downgraded by BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on AREX. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Approach Resources from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Scotiabank set a $3.00 price objective on Approach Resources and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. ValuEngine upgraded Approach Resources from a “sell” rating…

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Given “Buy” Rating at Wedbush

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Given “Buy” Rating at Wedbush

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Wedbush in a research report issued on Thursday. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on FB. UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a $165.00 price target on shares of Facebook in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Piper Jaffray Companies lifted their price target on shares of Facebook to $195.00 and gave the company a “positive” rating in a research report on Thursday. Pivotal Research reissued a “hold” rating and…

Poage Bankshares (NASDAQ:PBSK) Given News Impact Rating of -0.08

Poage Bankshares (NASDAQ:PBSK) Given News Impact Rating of -0.08

Press coverage about Poage Bankshares (NASDAQ:PBSK) has trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Poage Bankshares earned a news impact score of -0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the savings and loans company an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage…

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) Stock Rating Lowered by Williams Capital

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) Stock Rating Lowered by Williams Capital

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) was downgraded by equities researchers at Williams Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday, July 3rd, MarketBeat reports. They presently have a $27.00 price target on the oil and gas producer’s stock. Williams Capital’s price target points to a potential downside of 6.57% from the stock’s current price. RICE has been the topic of several other reports. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group downgraded Rice Energy from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price objective…

Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (NYSE:FSB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (NYSE:FSB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Franklin Financial Network, Inc. (NYSE:FSB) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Monday, July 3rd. According to Zacks, “Franklin Financial Network, Inc. is a bank holding company for Franklin Synergy Bank. The Company provides banking and financial services to small businesses, corporate entities, local Governments and individuals. It offers demand, savings, checking, NOW deposit accounts, certificates of deposit, money market deposit accounts, commercial and residential construction, commercial and installment loans, lines secured by home equity and mortgage…

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (KCG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A earned a news impact score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 89 out of 100,…

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) PT Raised to $135.00

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) PT Raised to $135.00

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) had its price target increased by Barclays PLC from $115.00 to $135.00 in a research note released on Monday, July 3rd. The brokerage currently has an equal weight rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on AON. UBS AG reissued a neutral rating and set a $133.00 price objective (up from $125.00) on shares of Aon PLC in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Citigroup Inc. boosted their price target on Aon PLC from $130.00 to…

Insider Selling: Centurion Minerals Ltd (TSE:CTN) Director Sells 700,000 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: Centurion Minerals Ltd (TSE:CTN) Director Sells 700,000 Shares of Stock

Centurion Minerals Ltd (TSE:CTN) Director David Geophry Tafel sold 700,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$0.05, for a total value of C$35,000.00. Shares of Bayer AG (BAYRY) traded up 0.41% during trading on Monday, hitting $126.43. The company had a trading volume of 230,463 shares. Bayer AG has a 12-month low of $91.53 and a 12-month high of $139.04.

Bayer AG (OTC:BAYRY) Lowered to Hold at Berenberg Bank

Bayer AG (OTC:BAYRY) Lowered to Hold at Berenberg Bank

Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Bayer AG (OTC:BAYRY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday, July 3rd. Shares of Bayer AG (BAYRY) traded up 0.41% during trading on Monday, hitting $126.43. The company had a trading volume of 230,463 shares. Bayer AG has a 12-month low of $91.53 and a 12-month high of $139.04. Bayer AG Company Profile Bayer AG is a life science company. The Company’s segments are Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health, Animal Health and Covestro. The Pharmaceuticals segment focuses on prescription…

Zacks Investment Research Lowers West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research Lowers West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) to Hold

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, July 4th. According to Zacks, “West Pharmaceutical Services applies technologies to the process of bringing new drug therapies and healthcare products. West’s technologies include the design and manufacture of packaging components for pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer products; research and development of drug delivery systems; contract manufacturing and packaging services; clinical services; and contract laboratory services and other services that support…

Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $78.00. Several research firms recently weighed in on SWX. BidaskClub lowered Southwest Gas Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Jefferies Group LLC…

Trisura Group Ltd (TSU) Director Acquires C$81,900.00 in Stock

Trisura Group Ltd (TSU) Director Acquires C$81,900.00 in Stock

Trisura Group Ltd (TSE:TSU) Director Gregory Ernest Alexa Morrison bought 3,900 shares of Trisura Group stock in a transaction on Friday, June 23rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of C$21.00 per share, with a total value of C$81,900.00. Gregory Ernest Alexa Morrison also recently made the following trade(s): Trisura Group Ltd (TSU) traded up 2.85% during trading on Friday, hitting $25.97. The stock had a trading volume of 11,165 shares. The stock’s market capitalization is $150.63 million. Trisura Group Ltd has a 52-week low of $20.35 and…

Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDR) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDR) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDR) was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Thursday, June 29th. A number of other analysts also recently commented on ALDR. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Alder BioPharmaceuticals in a report on Thursday, March 30th. Aegis reissued a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on shares of Alder BioPharmaceuticals in a report on Monday, April 10th. UBS AG started coverage on…

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.46

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.46

News articles about Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Community Bankers Trust Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.46 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 0 out of…

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) Given “Buy” Rating at Noble Financial

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (KTOS) Given “Buy” Rating at Noble Financial

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Noble Financial in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, June 29th. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on KTOS. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price target on shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions in a report on Friday, June 9th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Tuesday,…

Mobivity Holdings Corp. (OTCMKTS:MFON) Director Buys $122,309.60 in Stock

Mobivity Holdings Corp. (OTCMKTS:MFON) Director Buys $122,309.60 in Stock

Mobivity Holdings Corp. (OTCMKTS:MFON) Director Thomas B. Akin acquired 174,728 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 30th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $0.70 per share, for a total transaction of $122,309.60. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 6,305,836 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,414,085.20. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Shares of Mobivity Holdings Corp. (MFON) traded up…

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) Lowered to “Hold” at BidaskClub

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) Lowered to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, June 29th. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on LXRX. Needham & Company LLC restated a buy rating and set a $21.00 price target on shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals in a report on Wednesday, March 1st. Wedbush raised their price target on shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals from $33.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday,…

NuVasive, Inc. (NUVA) Cut to “Hold” at BidaskClub

NuVasive, Inc. (NUVA) Cut to “Hold” at BidaskClub

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, June 28th. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Cowen and Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $90.00 price objective (up from $85.00) on shares of NuVasive in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NuVasive from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June…

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) Stock Price

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) Stock Price

Media coverage about New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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. New York REIT earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 95 out of 100, indicating…

Lazard Asset Management LLC Boosts Stake in LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB)

Lazard Asset Management LLC Boosts Stake in LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB)

Lazard Asset Management LLC boosted its position in LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) by 1,489.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 37,609 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after buying an additional 35,243 shares during the period. Lazard Asset Management LLC’s holdings in LyondellBasell Industries NV were worth $3,429,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Perigon Wealth…

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Shares Bought by Main Street Research LLC

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Shares Bought by Main Street Research LLC

Main Street Research LLC increased its stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 9.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 130,899 shares of the coffee company’s stock after buying an additional 10,826 shares during the period. Main Street Research LLC’s holdings in Starbucks Corporation were worth $7,633,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. IFM Investors Pty Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Starbucks Corporation during the fourth quarter worth approximately…