Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT) CMO David Shapiro Sells 350 Shares

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT) CMO David Shapiro Sells 350 Shares

David Shapiro also recently made the following trade(s): Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT) CMO David Shapiro sold 350 shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $121.24, for a total transaction of $42,434.00. Following the transaction, the chief marketing officer now directly owns 45,215 shares in the company, valued at $5,481,866.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ICPT)…

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) CFO Timothy Esson Sells 3,000 Shares

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) CFO Timothy Esson Sells 3,000 Shares

Timothy Esson also recently made the following trade(s): United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) CFO Timothy Esson sold 3,000 shares of United Community Financial Corp. stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.35, for a total transaction of $25,050.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 60,692 shares in the company, valued at $506,778.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Shares of United…

Positive Press Coverage Likely to Impact Titan International (NYSE:TWI) Share Price

Positive Press Coverage Likely to Impact Titan International (NYSE:TWI) Share Price

Shares of Titan International (TWI) traded down 1.85% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $12.75. 251,438 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s market capitalization is $760.63 million. Titan International has a 12 month low of $6.52 and a 12 month high of $14.23. The company’s 50 day moving average is $12.12 and its 200-day moving average is $11.48. News headlines about Titan International (NYSE:TWI) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million…

TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring: Media coverage about TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TE Connectivity earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the…

Brokerages Expect Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $931.15 Million

Brokerages Expect Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $931.15 Million

On average, analysts expect that Flowers Foods will report full-year sales of $931.15 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $3.89 billion to $3.93 billion. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will post sales of $3.96 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $3.90 billion to $4.02 billion. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover Flowers Foods. Brokerages predict that Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) will announce $931.15 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter,…

ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.41 Per Share

ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.41 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that ImmunoGen will report full-year earnings of ($1.21) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.50) to ($0.85). For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of ($1.40) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.59) to ($0.89). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of research analysts that follow ImmunoGen. Wall Street brokerages expect ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) to announce ($0.41) earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks…

ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE:MYCC) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.26

ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE:MYCC) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.26

Shares of ClubCorp Holdings (MYCC) remained flat at $16.95 during mid-day trading on Monday. The stock had a trading volume of 3,035,809 shares. The stock’s market cap is $1.11 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $14.91 and a 200 day moving average of $15.17. ClubCorp Holdings has a 52 week low of $10.80 and a 52 week high of $17.60. Media stories about ClubCorp Holdings (NYSE:MYCC) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more…

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Share Price

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Share Price

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis: News articles about SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SJW Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned…

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.27

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.27

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media stories about Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Regal Entertainment Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about…

Interface (TILE) & Dixie Group (DXYN) Head-To-Head Comparison

Interface (TILE) & Dixie Group (DXYN) Head-To-Head Comparison

Institutional & Insider Ownership Interface (NASDAQ: TILE) and The Dixie Group (NASDAQ:DXYN) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation. 92.9% of Interface shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.2% of The Dixie Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Interface shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.1% of The Dixie Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is…

BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings: Media coverage about BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:BOKF) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing 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. BOK Financial Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the…

Financial Survey: WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) and StarTek (SRT)

Financial Survey: WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE:WNS) and StarTek (SRT)

Volatility and Risk WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS) and StarTek (NYSE:SRT) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and profitabiliy. WNS (Holdings) Limited has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, StarTek has a beta of -0.07, meaning that its stock price is 107% less volatile than the S&P 500. Institutional & Insider Ownership…

BB&T Corporation (BBT) to Repurchase $1.88 billion in Outstanding Stock

BB&T Corporation (BBT) to Repurchase $1.88 billion in  Outstanding Stock

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) traded up 0.94% during trading on Monday, hitting $47.32. 3,973,583 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $38.24 billion, a PE ratio of 17.66 and a beta of 1.06. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $45.18 and its 200 day moving average is $45.08. BB&T Corporation has a 52 week low of $36.21 and a 52 week high of $49.88. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program, which permits the company to buyback…

Snap-On Incorporated (SNA) Upgraded to Sell at BidaskClub

Snap-On Incorporated (SNA) Upgraded to Sell at BidaskClub

A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on SNA. Zacks Investment Research raised Snap-On from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $175.00 price objective (up from $165.00) on shares of Snap-On in a research report on Sunday, April 23rd. CIBC reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $200.00 price objective on shares of Snap-On in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. initiated coverage…

Fresenius Medical Care Corporation’s (NYSE:FMS) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada

Fresenius Medical Care Corporation’s (NYSE:FMS) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada

Several other equities analysts also recently commented on FMS. DZ Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Fresenius Medical Care Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, March 7th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Fresenius Medical Care Corporation in a research report on Sunday, March 12th. UBS AG downgraded Fresenius Medical Care Corporation from a buy rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised Fresenius Medical Care Corporation from a hold rating to a…

Financial Institutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.48 Per Share

Financial Institutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.48 Per Share

On average, analysts expect that Financial Institutions will report full-year earnings of $2.10 per share for the current year. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $2.25 per share. Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Financial Institutions. Wall Street brokerages expect Financial Institutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISI) to report earnings per share of $0.48 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Financial Institutions’ earnings. Financial…

Dixie Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXYN) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Dixie Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXYN) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Dixie Group Inc. is a leading carpet and rug manufacturer and supplier to higher-end residential and commercial customers serviced by Masland Carpets and Fabrica International, to consumers through major retailers under the Bretlin, Globaltex and Alliance Mills brands and to the factory-built housing and recreational vehicle markets through Carriage Carpets. Dixie’s Candlewick Yarns serves specialty carpet yarn customers.(PR) “ The Dixie Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXYN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, July…

PetroChina Company Limited (NYSE:PTR) Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group to Neutral

PetroChina Company Limited (NYSE:PTR) Upgraded by Credit Suisse Group to Neutral

PTR has been the subject of several other reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of PetroChina Company Limited in a research note on Tuesday, March 7th. Morgan Stanley cut PetroChina Company Limited from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Finally, Macquarie upgraded PetroChina Company Limited from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have…

$0.58 Earnings Per Share Expected for China Lodging Group, Limited (HTHT) This Quarter

$0.58 Earnings Per Share Expected for China Lodging Group, Limited (HTHT) This Quarter

According to Zacks, analysts expect that China Lodging Group, Limited will report full-year earnings of $2.14 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.94 to $2.34. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $2.68 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.59 to $2.77. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for China Lodging Group, Limited. Wall Street brokerages forecast that China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT)…

Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Randgold Resources is an international gold mining and exploration business. It has to date discovered the 7 Moz Morila deposit in southern Mali, the plus 5 Moz Yalea deposit in western Mali and the 3 Moz Tongon deposit in the Côte d’Ivoire. The Company successfully developed the Morila deposit into one of the world’s largest and highest-margin gold mines. In addition, Randgold Resources has a portfolio of prospective exploration projects across Africa in Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania. “ Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD)…

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings: Media headlines about PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 earned a coverage optimism score of 0.41…

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Stake Raised by Perigon Wealth Management LLC

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Stake Raised by Perigon Wealth Management LLC

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SRE. North Star Investment Management Corp. increased its position in Sempra Energy by 0.3% in the first quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 2,158 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $238,000 after buying an additional 6 shares during the period. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America increased its position in Sempra Energy by 0.6% in the first quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 964 shares of…

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (LL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc (LL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Lumber Liquidators, Inc. is a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. The Company offers a selection of hardwood flooring products under multiple brands. Lumber Liquidators sells its products through more than 110 Lumber Liquidators stores across the U.S., a call center, its Website and catalog. The Company offers hardwood flooring products from more than twenty five domestic and exotic wood species in both prefinished and unfinished brands of various widths and lengths. Lumber Liquidators also offers an assortment of flooring enhancements and installation accessories including moldings, noise-reducing underlays…

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $12,017,000 Stake in Baker Hughes A GE Co (BHI)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $12,017,000 Stake in Baker Hughes A GE Co (BHI)

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Partners Capital Investment Group Holdings LLC boosted its position in shares of Baker Hughes A GE by 0.3% in the first quarter. Partners Capital Investment Group Holdings LLC now owns 1,944 shares of the oilfield services provider’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the period. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. boosted its position in shares of Baker Hughes A GE by 0.5% in the first quarter. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 10,712…

US Bancorp DE Increases Stake in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

US Bancorp DE Increases Stake in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in ADBE. Clean Yield Group acquired a new position in Adobe Systems during the first quarter worth $100,000. CWM LLC raised its position in Adobe Systems by 11.8% in the second quarter. CWM LLC now owns 748 shares of the software company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 79 shares during the period. Washington Trust Bank raised its position in Adobe Systems by 13.8% in the first quarter. Washington Trust Bank…

Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. Lowers Stake in MetLife, Inc. (MET)

Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. Lowers Stake in MetLife, Inc. (MET)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Alpha Windward LLC raised its position in shares of MetLife by 0.9% in the first quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 3,297 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $174,000 after buying an additional 29 shares during the last quarter. Peoples Bank OH raised its position in shares of MetLife by 0.5% in the first quarter. Peoples Bank OH now owns 10,529 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $556,000 after…

CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “CafePress, Inc. provides an e-commerce platform empowering individuals, groups, businesses and organizations to create, buy and sell customized and personalized products online. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes CafePress.com, Canvas On Demand, ImageKind, CafePress Pro, and Canvas On Demand Pro. It markets its services worldwide. CafePress, Inc. is headquartered in San Mateo, California. “ Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CafePress Inc. (NASDAQ:PRSS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, July 5th. Separately, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a…

SP Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

SP Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

According to Zacks, “SP Plus Corporation provides professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security and event logistics services to property owners and managers in all markets of the real estate industry. The Company also provides a range of ancillary services, such as airport shuttle operations, taxi and livery dispatch services and municipal meter revenue collection and enforcement services. Its clients include owners of office building complexes, shopping centers, sports complexes, hotels, hospitals, and various airports. SP Plus Corporation, formerly known as Standard Parking Corporation, is based in United States. “…

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROCK) Upgraded to “Buy” at BidaskClub

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROCK) Upgraded to “Buy” at BidaskClub

A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Gibraltar Industries from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Monday, March 27th. KeyCorp reissued an overweight rating and set a $19.00 price target (down previously from $49.00) on shares of Gibraltar Industries in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Wedbush restated an outperform rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Gibraltar Industries in a research note on Monday, March 13th. One…

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Qualys, Inc. is a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions that enable organizations to identify security risks to their information technology infrastructures help protect their IT systems and applications from cyber-attacks. The Company’s solutions are provided through its QualysGuard Cloud Platform. It offers products for vulnerability management, policy compliance, web application scanning, malware detection, and associated security products. Qualys, Inc. is headquartered in Redwood City, California. “ Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a…

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $482.36 Million

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $482.36 Million

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Cadence Design Systems will report full year sales of $482.36 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $1.93 billion to $1.95 billion. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post sales of $2.06 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $2.05 billion to $2.06 billion. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Cadence Design Systems. Wall Street analysts predict that Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) will post $482.36…

RPX Corporation (RPXC) CRO Steven S. Swank Sells 2,340 Shares

RPX Corporation (RPXC) CRO Steven S. Swank Sells 2,340 Shares

Steven S. Swank also recently made the following trade(s): RPX Corporation (NASDAQ:RPXC) CRO Steven S. Swank sold 2,340 shares of RPX Corporation stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total value of $32,760.00. Following the transaction, the executive now owns 1,857 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,998. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. RPX Corporation (NASDAQ:RPXC) traded down 0.07% during midday trading on…

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Flamel Technologies S.A. (AVDL) to Post $0.06 EPS

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Flamel Technologies S.A. (AVDL) to Post $0.06 EPS

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Flamel Technologies will report full-year earnings of $0.34 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.31 to $0.36. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $0.22 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.12 to $0.31. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Flamel Technologies. Wall Street brokerages expect Flamel Technologies S.A. (NASDAQ:AVDL) to report earnings per share of $0.06 for the current fiscal quarter,…

Good Life Advisors LLC Takes Position in Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Good Life Advisors LLC Takes Position in Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. purchased a new position in shares of Cummins during the fourth quarter worth $53,534,000. GLG LLC boosted its position in shares of Cummins by 6.8% in the fourth quarter. GLG LLC now owns 10,274 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,404,000 after buying an additional 653 shares in the last quarter. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al boosted its position in shares of Cummins by 1,556.8% in the fourth quarter. Tudor Investment Corp…

Lakeview Capital Partners LLC Has $285,000 Stake in Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

Lakeview Capital Partners LLC Has $285,000 Stake in Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of PAYX. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Paychex by 13.4% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 391,570 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $23,839,000 after buying an additional 46,364 shares in the last quarter. Hudson Bay Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Paychex during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,131,000. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Paychex during the fourth quarter worth approximately $158,771,000. Willis…

North American Energy Partners, Inc. (NYSE:NOA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

North American Energy Partners, Inc. (NYSE:NOA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY PARTNERS INC. is one of the largest providers of heavy construction, mining, piling and pipeline services in Western Canada. For more than fifty years, NAEP has provided services to large oil, natural gas and resource companies, with a principal focus on the Canadian oil sands. The Company maintains one of the largest independently owned equipment fleets in the region. “ Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of North American Energy Partners, Inc. (NYSE:NOA) (TSE:NOA) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report…

Nordic American Offshore Ltd (NYSE:NAO) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Nordic American Offshore Ltd (NYSE:NAO) Cut to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Nordic American Offshore Ltd. is an international offshore supply vessel company. The Company operates platform supply vessels (PSVs) which are part of the oil exploration business, transporting stores, provisions and equipment to offshore oil installations in such places as the North Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, the coast of Brazil and other locations where there are offshore oil activities. Nordic American Offshore Ltd. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. “ Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Nordic American Offshore Ltd (NYSE:NAO) from a buy rating to a hold…

NeuroMetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NURO) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

NeuroMetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NURO) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Neurometrix is a medical device company establishing a new standard of care through the design, development and sale of proprietary products used to diagnose neuropathies. Neuropathies are diseases of the peripheral nerves and parts of the spine that frequently are caused by or associated with diabetes, low back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome, as well as other clinical disorders. “ NeuroMetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NURO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on…

Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “OTTER TAIL’s primary business is the production, transmission, distribution and sale of electric energy. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is also engaged in other businesses which are referred to as Health Services Operations and Diversified Operations. “ Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, July 5th. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Otter Tail Corporation from a “buy” rating…

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:NYMT) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:NYMT) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “New York Mortgage Trust is a real estate investment trust focused on owning and managing a leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage securities and a mortgage origination business. The mortgage portfolio is comprised largely of prime adjustable-rate and hybrid mortgage loans and securities, much of which, over time will be originated by NYMT’s wholly owned mortgage origination business, The New York Mortgage Company, a taxable real estate investment trust subsidiary. “ New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:NYMT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to…

Zacks: Sun Hydraulics Corporation (SNHY) Receives Average Rating of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

Zacks: Sun Hydraulics Corporation (SNHY) Receives Average Rating of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

Analysts have set a 12-month consensus target price of $46.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.39 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Sun Hydraulics Corporation an industry rank of 73 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Shares of Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ:SNHY) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock…

REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) Given Average Recommendation of “” by Brokerages

REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) Given Average Recommendation of “” by Brokerages

Zacks has also given REX American Resources Corporation an industry rank of 241 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) has received an average broker rating score of 0.00 () from the zero analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of REX American Resources Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the…

Lloyd E. Ross Sells 600 Shares of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Stock

Lloyd E. Ross Sells 600 Shares of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Stock

Shares of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) traded down 0.52% on Monday, reaching $49.45. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 86,697 shares. The stock has a market cap of $1.81 billion, a PE ratio of 29.28 and a beta of 0.46. American States Water Company has a 12-month low of $37.47 and a 12-month high of $50.86. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $48.31 and a 200-day moving average price of $45.38. American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) Director Lloyd E. Ross sold 600 shares…

BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms Sell Rating for Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms Sell Rating for Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

A number of other analysts also recently commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Merck & from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. Credit Suisse Group restated a buy rating on shares of Merck & in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Merck & from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, June 12th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a sell rating and set a $51.00 price objective on shares of Merck & in a…

Barclays PLC (BARC) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

Barclays PLC (BARC) Earns Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. UBS AG set a GBX 240 ($3.17) target price on Barclays PLC and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 260 ($3.43) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a sell rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.37) target price on shares of Barclays PLC in a report on…

Axa SA (CS) Receives €25.68 Average Price Target from Analysts

Axa SA (CS) Receives €25.68 Average Price Target from Analysts

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on CS shares. Kepler Capital Markets set a €27.70 ($32.59) price target on shares of Axa SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €27.80 ($32.71) price target on shares of Axa SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Baader Bank set a €27.00 ($31.76) price target on shares of Axa SA and gave the…

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

CROX has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $8.00 target price on shares of Crocs in a research note on Monday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Crocs from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 price target (up previously from $7.00) on shares of Crocs in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. BidaskClub downgraded Crocs from…

B&M European Value Retail SA (BME) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

B&M European Value Retail SA (BME) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on BME. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 440 ($5.80) price objective on shares of B&M European Value Retail SA in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 420 ($5.54) price objective on shares of B&M European Value Retail SA in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 380 ($5.01) price objective on shares of B&M European Value Retail…

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Several research firms have issued reports on CIE. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $1.00 price target (down from $1.50) on shares of Cobalt International Energy in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. TheStreet began coverage on shares of Cobalt International Energy in a research report on Monday, June 5th. They set a “sell” rating on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Cobalt International Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a…

Grainger PLC (LON:GRI) Insider Acquires £301.60 in Stock

Grainger PLC (LON:GRI) Insider Acquires £301.60 in Stock

Nick Jopling also recently made the following trade(s): Grainger PLC (LON:GRI) insider Nick Jopling bought 116 shares of Grainger PLC stock in a transaction on Monday, July 3rd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 260 ($3.43) per share, for a total transaction of £301.60 ($397.84). Grainger PLC (LON:GRI) traded up 0.42% on Monday, reaching GBX 262.70. 428,907 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 262.91 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 254.29. The firm’s market…

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Vale (NYSE:VALE) Share Price

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Vale (NYSE:VALE) Share Price

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings: Headlines about Vale (NYSE:VALE) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 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. Vale earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of…

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Impact United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) Share Price

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Impact United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) Share Price

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring: News articles about United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. 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. United Continental Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines…

Tompkins Financial (AMEX:TMP) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.22

Tompkins Financial (AMEX:TMP) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.22

Several research firms have weighed in on TMP. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Tompkins Financial from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised shares of Tompkins Financial from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and boosted their price target for the company from $80.00 to $81.00 in a research note on Monday, July 24th. News headlines about Tompkins Financial (AMEX:TMP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment…

Zacks: Analysts Expect ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $13.51 Million

Zacks: Analysts Expect ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $13.51 Million

On average, analysts expect that ImmunoGen will report full year sales of $13.51 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $70.19 million to $130.83 million. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will post sales of $61.48 million per share, with estimates ranging from $53.10 million to $69.68 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for ImmunoGen. Equities research analysts predict that ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) will post sales of $13.51 million for…

Brokerages Anticipate CenterState Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSFL) to Announce $0.36 Earnings Per Share

Brokerages Anticipate CenterState Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSFL) to Announce $0.36 Earnings Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that CenterState Banks will report full-year earnings of $1.39 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.35 to $1.43. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $1.61 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.60 to $1.62. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover CenterState Banks. Wall Street analysts forecast that CenterState Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSFL) will post earnings per share (EPS) of…

NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.28

NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.28

Shares of NewMarket Corporation (NYSE NEU) traded down 0.75% on Monday, hitting $460.11. 29,177 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $5.45 billion, a PE ratio of 22.21 and a beta of 0.75. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $461.60 and a 200 day moving average price of $451.75. NewMarket Corporation has a 12 month low of $386.90 and a 12 month high of $483.86. Media stories about NewMarket Corporation (NYSE:NEU) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The…

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media stories about LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LaSalle Hotel Properties earned a news sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about…

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.28

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.28

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media stories about Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Realogy Holdings Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about…

Senomyx (NASDAQ:SNMX) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Senomyx (NASDAQ:SNMX) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Shares of Senomyx (SNMX) traded up 1.6410% on Monday, hitting $0.7928. 281,240 shares of the company traded hands. The firm’s market capitalization is $37.67 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $0.83 and its 200 day moving average is $0.96. Senomyx has a 1-year low of $0.76 and a 1-year high of $4.85. News articles about Senomyx (NASDAQ:SNMX) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time….

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.22

Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.22

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media stories about Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Paylocity Holding Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines…

Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (VLRS) Critical Analysis

Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (VLRS) Critical Analysis

Analyst Recommendations Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends. This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Southwest Airlines and Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V., as provided by MarketBeat.com. Southwest Airlines presently has a consensus price target of $65.57, indicating a potential upside of 18.13%….

Andersons (NASDAQ:ANDE) vs. S&W Seed (SANW) Head to Head Contrast

Andersons (NASDAQ:ANDE) vs. S&W Seed (SANW) Head to Head Contrast

Profitability The Andersons (NASDAQ: ANDE) and S&W Seed (NASDAQ:SANW) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitabiliy, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations. This table compares The Andersons and S&W Seed’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Earnings and Valuation This table compares The Andersons and S&W Seed’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. The Andersons has higher revenue and earnings than S&W Seed. S&W Seed…

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Generac Holdlings (GNRC) Stock Price

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Generac Holdlings (GNRC) Stock Price

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: News articles about Generac Holdlings (NYSE:GNRC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring 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. Generac Holdlings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the technology…

BP plc (LON:BP) Given a GBX 530 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co

BP plc (LON:BP) Given a GBX 530 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co

A number of other brokerages have also commented on BP. HSBC Holdings plc upped their target price on BP plc from GBX 550 ($7.25) to GBX 565 ($7.45) and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 505 ($6.66) target price on shares of BP plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Barclays PLC reissued an overweight rating and issued a GBX 625 ($8.24) price objective on shares of BP plc…

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) vs. Vivint Solar (VSLR) Financial Review

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) vs. Vivint Solar (VSLR) Financial Review

Dividends Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR) and NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and profitabiliy. NextEra Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Vivint Solar does not pay a dividend. NextEra Energy pays out 45.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vivint Solar has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Analyst…

Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Ringcentral (NYSE:RNG) Stock Price

Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Ringcentral (NYSE:RNG) Stock Price

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Press coverage about Ringcentral (NYSE:RNG) has been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ringcentral earned a news sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage…

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) Shares Bought by Highland Capital Management LLC

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) Shares Bought by Highland Capital Management LLC

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its position in LyondellBasell Industries NV by 4.4% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 11,650 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock valued at $999,000 after buying an additional 490 shares in the last quarter. Quadrature Capital Ltd purchased a new position in LyondellBasell Industries NV during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $546,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its…

Contrasting Pure Cycle (NASDAQ:PCYO) and California Water Service Group Holding (CWT)

Contrasting Pure Cycle (NASDAQ:PCYO) and California Water  Service Group Holding (CWT)

Dividends California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE: CWT) and Pure Cycle (NASDAQ:PCYO) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation. California Water Service Group Holding pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Pure Cycle does not pay a dividend. California Water Service Group Holding pays out 60.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Pure…

iStar Financial Inc. (STAR) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell

iStar Financial Inc. (STAR) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell

A number of other brokerages also recently commented on STAR. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of iStar Financial in a research report on Friday, July 21st. ValuEngine upgraded iStar Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Finally, JMP Securities assumed coverage on iStar Financial in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. iStar Financial Inc. (NYSE:STAR) was…

Analysts Expect Goldcorp Inc. (GG) Will Post Earnings of $0.10 Per Share

Analysts Expect Goldcorp Inc. (GG) Will Post Earnings of $0.10 Per Share

On average, analysts expect that Goldcorp will report full year earnings of $0.36 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.26 to $0.50. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $0.49 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.34 to $0.67. Zacks’ EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Goldcorp. Analysts forecast that Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) (TSE:G) will announce earnings per share of $0.10 for the current fiscal quarter, according…

Cannabis Sativa Inc (CBDS) Insider David Tobias Sells 10,000 Shares

Cannabis Sativa Inc (CBDS) Insider David Tobias Sells 10,000 Shares

David Tobias also recently made the following trade(s): Cannabis Sativa Inc (OTCMKTS:CBDS) insider David Tobias sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.65, for a total transaction of $46,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 4,264,899 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $19,831,780.35. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Shares of Cannabis Sativa Inc (CBDS)…

Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.06

Brink’s Company (The) (BCO) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.06

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring: News articles about Brink’s Company (The) (NYSE:BCO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Brink’s Company (The) earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned…

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Shares Bought by Alpha Windward LLC

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Shares Bought by Alpha Windward LLC

Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. American National Bank boosted its stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb by 36.0% in the first quarter. American National Bank now owns 1,919 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 508 shares during the period. Welch Investments LLC boosted its stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb by 3.9% in the first quarter. Welch Investments LLC now owns 2,109 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 79 shares…

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) Position Reduced by Rehmann Capital Advisory Group

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) Position Reduced by Rehmann Capital Advisory Group

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in COP. Norges Bank bought a new stake in ConocoPhillips during the fourth quarter worth $496,521,000. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in ConocoPhillips by 255.3% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 12,803,885 shares of the energy producer’s stock worth $638,530,000 after buying an additional 9,200,014 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in ConocoPhillips by 6.9% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now…

OFG Bancorp (OFG) Given Hold Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

OFG Bancorp (OFG) Given Hold Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on OFG. ValuEngine cut shares of OFG Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. BidaskClub lowered shares of OFG Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $14.00 price target on shares of OFG Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. One equities research analyst has…

Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:URRE) Given $3.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages

Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:URRE) Given $3.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages

Analysts have set a 12 month consensus target price of $3.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.13) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Uranium Resources an industry rank of 239 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:URRE) has received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with…

Franklin Covey (FC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Franklin Covey (FC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis: News coverage about Franklin Covey (NYSE:FC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Covey earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles…

Meritage Corporation (MTH) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

Meritage Corporation (MTH) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring: Media headlines about Meritage Corporation (NYSE:MTH) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Meritage Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the construction…

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FMX) Share Price

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FMX) Share Price

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring: News coverage about Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:FMX) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s…

StoneCastle Financial Corp (BANX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

StoneCastle Financial Corp (BANX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on BANX shares. National Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of StoneCastle Financial Corp in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered StoneCastle Financial Corp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $21.00 price target on StoneCastle Financial Corp and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Media coverage about StoneCastle Financial…