Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Alcoa Corp. (AA) Stock Price

Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Alcoa Corp. (AA) Stock Price

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Media headlines about Alcoa Corp. (NYSE:AA) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Alcoa Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned…

Brokerages Anticipate Clipper Realty Inc (NASDAQ:CLPR) to Post $0.10 EPS

Brokerages Anticipate Clipper Realty Inc (NASDAQ:CLPR) to Post $0.10 EPS

Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price target of $15.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.10 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Clipper Realty an industry rank of 157 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Shares of Clipper Realty Inc (NASDAQ:CLPR) have received an average broker rating score of 1.50 (Buy) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with…

-$0.24 Earnings Per Share Expected for Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) This Quarter

-$0.24 Earnings Per Share Expected for Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) This Quarter

On average, analysts expect that Tesco Corporation will report full year earnings of ($0.92) per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.95) to ($0.90). For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of ($0.43) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.61) to ($0.24). Zacks’ EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that cover Tesco Corporation. Wall Street brokerages expect Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) to post earnings of ($0.24) per share for the current quarter,…

-$0.17 EPS Expected for Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) This Quarter

-$0.17 EPS Expected for Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) This Quarter

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Vascular Biogenics will report full year earnings of ($0.81) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.97) to ($0.73). For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of ($0.87) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.02) to ($0.77). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow Vascular Biogenics. Wall Street brokerages expect that Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (NASDAQ:VBLT) will report ($0.17) earnings…

Accesso Technology Group PLC’s (LON:ACSO) Add Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

Accesso Technology Group PLC’s (LON:ACSO) Add Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

Separately, N+1 Singer reiterated a hold rating and set a GBX 1,683 ($21.93) price objective on shares of Accesso Technology Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, March 21st. Numis Securities Ltd reissued their add rating on shares of Accesso Technology Group PLC (LON:ACSO) in a research report released on Monday, July 17th. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 1,960 ($25.53) price target on the stock. Shares of Accesso Technology Group PLC (ACSO) opened at 1647.50 on Monday. Accesso Technology Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX…

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 7,949 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 7,949 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust by 16.1% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,336 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust during the first quarter worth $180,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position…

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Has $16.38 Million Stake in Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Has $16.38 Million Stake in Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT)

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Invictus RG purchased a new stake in shares of Fortinet during the first quarter worth $257,000. Champlain Investment Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Fortinet by 12.8% in the first quarter. Champlain Investment Partners LLC now owns 1,142,880 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $43,829,000 after buying an additional 129,335 shares in the last quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC boosted its stake in shares of Fortinet by 58.6% in the first…

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Shares Sold by Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Shares Sold by Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Park National Corp OH increased its position in shares of General Motors by 5.9% in the first quarter. Park National Corp OH now owns 621,122 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $21,963,000 after buying an additional 34,640 shares in the last quarter. Beacon Financial Group increased its position in shares of General Motors by 27.8% in the first quarter. Beacon Financial Group now owns 16,249 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock worth $575,000 after buying…

Aggreko plc (AGK) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

Aggreko plc (AGK) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

Aggreko plc (LON AGK) opened at 855.50 on Monday. Aggreko plc has a 12 month low of GBX 751.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,305.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.18 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 887.74 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 918.76. Aggreko plc (LON:AGK) will be releasing its earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. A number of research firms have recently issued reports on AGK. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating on shares of…

Head to Head Analysis: Hutchinson Technology (HTCH) versus Mueller Industries (MLI)

Head to Head Analysis: Hutchinson Technology (HTCH) versus Mueller Industries (MLI)

Analyst Ratings Mueller Industries (NYSE: MLI) and Hutchinson Technology (NASDAQ:HTCH) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitabiliy. This is a summary of recent recommendations for Mueller Industries and Hutchinson Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.com. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Mueller Industries and Hutchinson Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Mueller Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Hutchinson Technology. Hutchinson…

Oneok Partners (OKS) vs. Antero Midstream Partners (NYSE:AM) Head to Head Contrast

Oneok Partners (OKS) vs. Antero Midstream Partners (NYSE:AM) Head to Head Contrast

Insider & Institutional Ownership Antero Midstream Partners (NYSE: AM) and Oneok Partners (NYSE:OKS) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitabiliy. 46.6% of Antero Midstream Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.2% of Oneok Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.9% of Antero Midstream Partners shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and…

Comparing NMI Holdings (NMIH) and Fidelity National Financial (FNFV)

Comparing NMI Holdings (NMIH) and Fidelity National Financial (FNFV)

Insider & Institutional Ownership Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNFV) and NMI Holdings (NASDAQ:NMIH) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitabiliy. 83.2% of Fidelity National Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.9% of NMI Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. 5.4% of Fidelity National Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.4% of NMI Holdings shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional…

Analyzing ImmunoGen (IMGN) & Oramed Pharmaceuticals (ORMP)

Analyzing ImmunoGen (IMGN) & Oramed Pharmaceuticals (ORMP)

Insider & Institutional Ownership Oramed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ORMP) and ImmunoGen (NASDAQ:IMGN) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitabiliy. 1.2% of Oramed Pharmaceuticals shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.9% of ImmunoGen shares are held by institutional investors. 25.9% of Oramed Pharmaceuticals shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.5% of ImmunoGen shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge…

Compania Cervecerias Unidas, (CCU) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Compania Cervecerias Unidas, (CCU) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

Compania Cervecerias Unidas, (CCU) opened at 26.87 on Monday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $26.35 and its 200 day moving average is $24.97. The company has a market cap of $4.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.92 and a beta of 0.33. Compania Cervecerias Unidas, has a 12-month low of $19.31 and a 12-month high of $27.28. Media coverage about Compania Cervecerias Unidas, (NYSE:CCU) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources….

Paloma Partners Management Co Invests $791,000 in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)

Paloma Partners Management Co Invests $791,000 in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Compass Minerals International by 5,576.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,875,727 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $195,118,000 after buying an additional 2,825,064 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Compass Minerals International during the fourth quarter worth $32,695,000. Cove Street Capital LLC boosted its stake in Compass Minerals International by 59.9% in the first…

Bank Of Montreal (BMO) Position Maintained by Barings LLC

Bank Of Montreal (BMO) Position Maintained by Barings LLC

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of BMO. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Bank Of Montreal by 12.8% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 6,920,805 shares of the bank’s stock worth $515,459,000 after buying an additional 783,569 shares in the last quarter. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp boosted its stake in Bank Of Montreal by 35.3% in the first quarter. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp now owns 2,343,497 shares of the bank’s stock worth $174,543,000 after buying…

Keybank National Association OH Sells 1,751 Shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)

Keybank National Association OH Sells 1,751 Shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosted its position in shares of Duke Energy Corporation by 191.8% in the first quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 1,602,472 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $131,419,000 after buying an additional 1,053,262 shares during the last quarter. Energy Income Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Duke Energy Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $59,150,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in…

Fifth Third Bancorp Purchases 28,569 Shares of BB&T Corporation (BBT)

Fifth Third Bancorp Purchases 28,569 Shares of BB&T Corporation (BBT)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dodge & Cox acquired a new position in shares of BB&T Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $996,945,000. FMR LLC boosted its stake in BB&T Corporation by 214.8% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,464,005 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $65,440,000 after buying an additional 998,898 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its stake in BB&T Corporation by 143.2% in the first quarter. First…

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) Stake Lowered by Essex Financial Services Inc.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) Stake Lowered by Essex Financial Services Inc.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of DD. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and during the fourth quarter worth $302,896,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 132.6% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,487,784 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $119,512,000 after buying an additional 848,209 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank boosted its stake in E.I….

State Street Corp Increases Stake in NorthWestern Corporation (NWE)

State Street Corp Increases Stake in NorthWestern Corporation (NWE)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of NorthWestern Corporation by 10,516.0% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,214,512 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $540,893,000 after buying an additional 9,127,714 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in NorthWestern Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $17,903,000. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in NorthWestern Corporation by 87.7% in the first quarter. Bank of…

First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.11 Per Share

First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.11 Per Share

On average, analysts expect that First BanCorp. will report full-year earnings of $0.45 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.43 to $0.47. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $0.47 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.43 to $0.51. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover First BanCorp.. Wall Street brokerages expect that First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) will report earnings per share of $0.11 for the current fiscal quarter,…

Coats Group PLC (LON:COA) Earns “Buy” Rating from Peel Hunt

Coats Group PLC (LON:COA) Earns “Buy” Rating from Peel Hunt

Several other equities research analysts have also commented on COA. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 100 ($1.30) price objective on shares of Coats Group PLC in a research report on Thursday. Canaccord Genuity boosted their price objective on shares of Coats Group PLC from GBX 80 ($1.04) to GBX 100 ($1.30) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. Coats Group PLC (LON:COA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a research…

Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Polypipe Group PLC (LON:PLP)

Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Polypipe Group PLC (LON:PLP)

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Peel Hunt boosted their price target on Polypipe Group PLC from GBX 405 ($5.28) to GBX 465 ($6.06) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research note on Monday, June 19th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price target on Polypipe Group PLC from GBX 410 ($5.34) to GBX 490 ($6.38) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 360 ($4.69)…

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Position Held by Barings LLC

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Position Held by Barings LLC

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. John G Ullman & Associates Inc. increased its position in Great Plains Energy by 43.1% in the first quarter. John G Ullman & Associates Inc. now owns 292,560 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $8,549,000 after buying an additional 88,150 shares in the last quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC increased its position in Great Plains Energy by 206.1% in the first quarter. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC now owns 111,244 shares of…

Bank of America Corp DE Sells 829,416 Shares of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB)

Bank of America Corp DE Sells 829,416 Shares of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE:FNB)

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in FNB. Tyers Asset Management LLC increased its stake in F.N.B. Corporation by 5.5% in the first quarter. Tyers Asset Management LLC now owns 6,768 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 352 shares during the period. Israel Discount Bank of New York acquired a new stake in F.N.B. Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $120,000. Elkfork Partners LLC increased its stake in F.N.B. Corporation by 5.5% in the…

Assura PLC (AGR) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Assura PLC (AGR) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Separately, Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 55 ($0.72) target price on shares of Assura PLC in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Assura PLC (LON:AGR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Tuesday, July 18th. They presently have a GBX 68 ($0.89) price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective points to a potential upside of 7.42% from the company’s current price. Shares of Assura PLC (LON AGR) opened at…

AO World PLC’s (LON:AO) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital

AO World PLC’s (LON:AO) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded AO World PLC to a hold rating and decreased their target price for the company from GBX 192 ($2.50) to GBX 140 ($1.82) in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 140 ($1.82) target price on shares of AO World PLC in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX…

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.36

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.36

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Media headlines about Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Asbury Automotive Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern…

Alico (NASDAQ:ALCO) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of -0.18

Alico (NASDAQ:ALCO) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of -0.18

Shares of Alico (NASDAQ:ALCO) opened at 30.90 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $256.13 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 48.28 and a beta of 1.34. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $31.31 and a 200-day moving average price of $28.66. Alico has a 52-week low of $25.01 and a 52-week high of $33.20. Media headlines about Alico (NASDAQ:ALCO) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty…

Somewhat Negative News Coverage Unlikely to Impact Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) Stock Price

Somewhat Negative News Coverage Unlikely to Impact Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) Stock Price

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Media headlines about Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Agios Pharmaceuticals earned a coverage optimism score of -0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also…

Apple (AAPL) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.12

Apple (AAPL) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.12

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media headlines about Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Apple earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles…

Zacks: Metro AG (NASDAQ:MTTRY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Zacks: Metro AG (NASDAQ:MTTRY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Zacks has also assigned Metro AG an industry rank of 256 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Metro AG (NASDAQ:MTTRY) has earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Metro AG’s rating score has declined by 200% from 90 days ago as a result of various analysts’ ratings changes. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Metro AG from a “sell” rating…

Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

A number of brokerages have recently commented on BAS. BidaskClub raised shares of Basic Energy Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Seaport Global Securities lowered shares of Basic Energy Services from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a $26.50 target price (down from $33.00) on shares of Basic Energy Services in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Zacks Investment Research…

$48.07 Million in Sales Expected for Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) This Quarter

$48.07 Million in Sales Expected for Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) This Quarter

On average, analysts expect that Main Street Capital Corporation will report full year sales of $48.07 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $189.60 million to $203.90 million. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report sales of $213.73 million per share, with estimates ranging from $198.35 million to $220.00 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Main Street Capital Corporation. Brokerages expect Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) to…

Portland General Electric Company (POR) Stake Reduced by Bank of America Corp DE

Portland General Electric Company (POR) Stake Reduced by Bank of America Corp DE

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. increased its position in shares of Portland General Electric by 42.6% in the first quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. now owns 302,212 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $13,424,000 after buying an additional 90,282 shares in the last quarter. West Coast Financial LLC increased its position in shares of Portland General Electric by 1.4% in the first quarter. West Coast Financial LLC now owns 80,750 shares of…

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 7,641 Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 7,641 Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS)

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. CAPROCK Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Cadence Design Systems during the first quarter worth $240,000. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cadence Design Systems during the first quarter worth approximately $205,000. DnB Asset Management AS increased its position in shares of Cadence Design Systems by 25.7% in the first quarter. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 22,500 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $706,000 after buying…

Analysts Expect Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) to Announce $0.08 Earnings Per Share

Analysts Expect Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) to Announce $0.08 Earnings Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Barracuda Networks will report full year earnings of $0.34 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.31 to $0.38. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $0.41 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.36 to $0.49. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Barracuda Networks. Brokerages forecast that Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE:CUDA) will report earnings per share of $0.08 for the current fiscal…

Steris Plc (NYSE:STE) Shares Bought by OppenheimerFunds Inc.

Steris Plc (NYSE:STE) Shares Bought by OppenheimerFunds Inc.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of STE. Legato Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Steris Plc by 6,926.1% in the first quarter. Legato Capital Management LLC now owns 5,944,248 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $85,578,000 after buying an additional 5,859,646 shares in the last quarter. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Steris Plc during the fourth quarter worth $45,178,000. American Century Companies Inc. boosted its stake in Steris Plc by 18.9% in the first…

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Sells 62,902 Shares of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Sells 62,902 Shares of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of CSX. Jennison Associates LLC boosted its stake in CSX Corporation by 16,787.9% in the first quarter. Jennison Associates LLC now owns 2,584,353 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $120,302,000 after buying an additional 2,569,050 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in CSX Corporation by 22.3% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 10,380,043 shares of the transportation company’s stock…

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Stake Lowered by Tudor Investment Corp ET AL

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Stake Lowered by Tudor Investment Corp ET AL

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of CenturyLink by 19.4% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 46,767,917 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $1,102,321,000 after buying an additional 7,600,609 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in CenturyLink by 150.5% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 5,685,844 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $134,016,000 after…

Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Buys 100 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Buys 100 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $553,367,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in Costco Wholesale Corporation by 35.2% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,819,713 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $451,464,000 after buying an additional 733,500 shares in the last quarter. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. purchased a new stake in Costco Wholesale Corporation during the fourth…

New Relic, Inc. (NYSE:NEWR) Position Reduced by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New Relic, Inc. (NYSE:NEWR) Position Reduced by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of NEWR. Peregrine Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in New Relic during the first quarter worth $18,867,000. Jennison Associates LLC purchased a new stake in New Relic during the first quarter worth $16,703,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in New Relic by 66.4% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,051,025 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $38,961,000 after buying an additional…

McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

A number of other analysts have also weighed in on MCS. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 210 ($2.74) target price on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. Jefferies Group LLC dropped their target price on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC from GBX 239 ($3.11) to GBX 236 ($3.07) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Canaccord Genuity increased their target price on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC from…

Barratt Developments Plc’s (LON:BDEV) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

Barratt Developments Plc’s (LON:BDEV) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on BDEV. Liberum Capital increased their price target on Barratt Developments Plc from GBX 532 ($6.93) to GBX 537 ($7.00) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Beaufort Securities lowered their price target on Barratt Developments Plc from GBX 690 ($8.99) to GBX 650 ($8.47) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 13th. HSBC Holdings plc increased their price target on Barratt Developments Plc from GBX 598 ($7.79) to…

Glenmede Trust Co. NA Holds Stake in Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH)

Glenmede Trust Co. NA Holds Stake in Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ZBH. Raymond James Trust N.A. increased its position in Zimmer Biomet Holdings by 0.3% in the first quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 8,985 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock valued at $1,097,000 after buying an additional 31 shares in the last quarter. Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO bought a new position in Zimmer Biomet Holdings during the first quarter valued at $248,000. Hills Bank & Trust Co. increased its position…

Credit Suisse AG Has $11.75 Million Position in Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL)

Credit Suisse AG Has $11.75 Million Position in Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL)

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. DnB Asset Management AS increased its position in Marvell Technology Group by 10.8% in the first quarter. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 76,698 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $1,170,000 after buying an additional 7,500 shares in the last quarter. Affinity Wealth Management bought a new position in Marvell Technology Group during the first quarter valued at $470,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. increased its position in Marvell Technology Group by 67.7% in…

AQR Capital Management LLC Has $7.05 Million Position in Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS)

AQR Capital Management LLC Has $7.05 Million Position in Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in GTS. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its position in Triple-S Management Corporation by 133.7% in the first quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 163,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,835,000 after buying an additional 93,300 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in Triple-S Management Corporation during the first quarter valued at $189,000. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its position in…

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL) Position Held by Glenmede Trust Co. NA

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL) Position Held by Glenmede Trust Co. NA

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ODFL. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its position in Old Dominion Freight Line by 2.3% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 5,877 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $503,000 after buying an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. Covenant Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Old Dominion Freight Line during the first quarter valued at $1,221,000. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. increased its position…

Janus Capital Management LLC Has $8.54 Million Position in Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Janus Capital Management LLC Has $8.54 Million Position in Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in WYNN. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. increased its position in Wynn Resorts, Limited by 3.4% in the first quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 68,536 shares of the casino operator’s stock valued at $7,855,000 after buying an additional 2,225 shares in the last quarter. Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund bought a new position in Wynn Resorts, Limited during the fourth quarter valued at $222,000. Kentucky Retirement Systems bought a new position…

10,349 Shares in Navient Corporation (NAVI) Acquired by Jane Street Group LLC

10,349 Shares in Navient Corporation (NAVI) Acquired by Jane Street Group LLC

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in NAVI. DnB Asset Management AS increased its position in Navient Corporation by 1,362.9% in the first quarter. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 290,240 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $4,284,000 after buying an additional 270,400 shares in the last quarter. Atria Investments LLC increased its position in Navient Corporation by 72.8% in the first quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 169,350 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at…

Highbridge Capital Management LLC Takes Position in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:OLLI)

Highbridge Capital Management LLC Takes Position in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:OLLI)

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings by 213,381.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,826,816 shares of the company’s stock valued at $161,699,000 after buying an additional 4,824,555 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its position in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings by 22.3% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 6,550,250 shares of the company’s stock valued at $219,433,000 after buying an additional 1,195,337 shares during the…

State Street Corp Has $97.19 Million Position in Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET)

State Street Corp Has $97.19 Million Position in Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Arista Networks during the first quarter worth approximately $164,000. Financial Architects Inc raised its stake in shares of Arista Networks by 232.0% in the first quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,255 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $166,000 after buying an additional 877 shares during the period. Comerica Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Arista Networks during…

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Acquires New Position in Deutsche Bank AG (DB)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Acquires New Position in Deutsche Bank AG (DB)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Strategic Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Deutsche Bank AG by 0.5% in the first quarter. Strategic Advisors LLC now owns 63,232 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,571,000 after buying an additional 336 shares in the last quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. raised its position in shares of Deutsche Bank AG by 3.0% in the first quarter. Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. now owns 18,325 shares of the…

State Street Corp Purchases 44,456 Shares of Cavium, Inc. (CAVM)

State Street Corp Purchases 44,456 Shares of Cavium, Inc. (CAVM)

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in CAVM. IFP Advisors Inc raised its stake in Cavium by 6.9% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,559 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock valued at $112,000 after buying an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in Cavium by 3.0% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 6,917 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock valued at $496,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during…

Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP) Shares Bought by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP) Shares Bought by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KOP. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Koppers Holdings by 0.6% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,902 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 18 shares during the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its position in Koppers Holdings by 1.2% in the first quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 8,400 shares of the specialty chemicals…

Vanguard Group Inc. Acquires 271,194 Shares of Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI)

Vanguard Group Inc. Acquires 271,194 Shares of Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of Itron by 1.5% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 2,366 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 36 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its stake in shares of Itron by 0.6% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of…

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC Has $695,000 Position in Praxair, Inc. (PX)

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC Has $695,000 Position in Praxair, Inc. (PX)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Sandy Spring Bank raised its stake in shares of Praxair by 31.2% in the first quarter. Sandy Spring Bank now owns 842 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. raised its stake in shares of Praxair by 16.5% in the first quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 847 shares of the basic materials company’s stock…

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of HCSG. Emerald Advisers Inc. PA purchased a new position in Healthcare Services Group during the first quarter worth approximately $204,000. Harfst & Associates Inc. purchased a new position in Healthcare Services Group during the first quarter worth approximately $206,000. Park National Corp OH purchased a new position in Healthcare Services Group during the first quarter worth approximately $212,000. Everence Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in Healthcare Services Group during the first quarter worth approximately…

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Acquires 10,823 Shares of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Acquires 10,823 Shares of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW)

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of SKYW. Comerica Bank boosted its stake in SkyWest by 5.8% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 54,964 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $2,034,000 after buying an additional 3,021 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its stake in SkyWest by 9.3% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,282,438 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $46,749,000 after buying an additional 109,346 shares during the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann…

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Takes Position in Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (MNRO)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Takes Position in Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (MNRO)

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in MNRO. Comerica Bank increased its position in Monro Muffler Brake by 5.3% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 34,652 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $2,043,000 after buying an additional 1,754 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its position in Monro Muffler Brake by 4.8% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 794,941 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $45,473,000 after buying an additional…

Prudential Financial Inc. Buys Shares of 11,900 Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP)

Prudential Financial Inc. Buys Shares of 11,900 Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP)

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. US Bancorp DE purchased a new position in Snap during the first quarter worth about $101,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. purchased a new position in Snap during the first quarter worth about $158,000. Pacer Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in Snap during the first quarter worth about $205,000. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. purchased a new position in Snap during the first quarter worth about $223,000. Finally, First Foundation Advisors purchased a new…

J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Stake Decreased by Aull & Monroe Investment Management Corp

J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Stake Decreased by Aull & Monroe Investment Management Corp

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. FMR LLC boosted its stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co by 19.4% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 96,587,143 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,334,505,000 after buying an additional 15,715,835 shares during the last quarter. Shepherd Financial Partners LLC acquired a new stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co during the fourth quarter worth $3,128,000. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp acquired a new stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co during…

Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) Position Boosted by Boston Family Office LLC

Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) Position Boosted by Boston Family Office LLC

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of NKE. Lyell Wealth Management LP purchased a new stake in Nike during the fourth quarter valued at $2,277,000. Polen Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Nike by 5.8% in the fourth quarter. Polen Capital Management LLC now owns 10,410,133 shares of the footwear maker’s stock valued at $529,147,000 after buying an additional 566,551 shares during the last quarter. Simonbaker & Partners LLC increased its stake in Nike by 83.1% in the fourth quarter. Simonbaker & Partners LLC…

Anglo American plc’s (AAL) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie

Anglo American plc’s (AAL) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie

Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on AAL. Barclays PLC lowered their price objective on Anglo American plc from GBX 1,240 ($16.15) to GBX 1,220 ($15.89) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, March 24th. Citigroup Inc. lowered their price objective on Anglo American plc from GBX 1,450 ($18.89) to GBX 1,400 ($18.24) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, March 27th. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX…

Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Allergy Therapeutics plc (LON:AGY)

Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Allergy Therapeutics plc (LON:AGY)

A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 53 ($0.69) price objective on shares of Allergy Therapeutics plc in a research note on Thursday, April 20th. FinnCap reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 43 ($0.56) price target on shares of Allergy Therapeutics plc in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 60 ($0.78) price target on shares of Allergy Therapeutics plc in a…

First Washington CORP Has $3,233,000 Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

First Washington CORP Has $3,233,000 Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of WBA. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC increased its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 8,176.0% in the fourth quarter. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 149,961 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock valued at $150,000 after buying an additional 148,149 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $159,586,000. Greenwood Capital Associates…

Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL) Share Price

Favorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Affect Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL) Share Price

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on ABTL shares. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective on shares of Autobytel in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. ValuEngine upgraded Autobytel from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Autobytel from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Media headlines about Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment…

ABB (ABB) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31

ABB (ABB) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media headlines about ABB (NYSE:ABB) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ABB earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about…

Achaogen (NASDAQ:AKAO) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.30

Achaogen (NASDAQ:AKAO) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.30

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media headlines about Achaogen (NASDAQ:AKAO) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Achaogen earned a coverage optimism score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about…

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) Given Media Sentiment Rating of -0.02

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) Given Media Sentiment Rating of -0.02

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Media headlines about Altra Industrial Motion Corp. (NASDAQ:AIMC) have been trending somewhat negative this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Altra Industrial Motion Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on…

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Agilent Technologies (A) Stock Price

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Agilent Technologies (A) Stock Price

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings: Media headlines about Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Agilent Technologies earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned…

MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $65.67 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.40 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given MGP Ingredients an industry rank of 102 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Shares of MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) have been given an average broker rating score of 1.67 (Buy) from the three brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock…

Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $40.65 Million

Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $40.65 Million

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Tesco Corporation will report full-year sales of $40.65 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $170.10 million to $171.50 million. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will report sales of $228.60 million per share, with estimates ranging from $221.00 million to $236.20 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Tesco Corporation. Analysts predict that Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ:TESO) will post $40.65 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports….

Analysts Expect Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (DPLO) Will Post Earnings of $0.15 Per Share

Analysts Expect Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (DPLO) Will Post Earnings of $0.15 Per Share

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Diplomat Pharmacy will report full year earnings of $0.65 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.57 to $0.70. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $0.75 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.69 to $0.81. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Diplomat Pharmacy. Brokerages expect that Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE:DPLO) will post earnings of $0.15 per…

Baird Financial Group Inc. Sells 26,665 Shares of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)

Baird Financial Group Inc. Sells 26,665 Shares of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of General Mills by 0.8% in the first quarter. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 1,818 shares of the company’s stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 14 shares during the last quarter. Cribstone Capital Management LLC increased its stake in General Mills by 275.6% in the first quarter. Cribstone Capital Management LLC now owns 2,017 shares of the company’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an…

Gotham Asset Management LLC Invests $344,000 in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD)

Gotham Asset Management LLC Invests $344,000 in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in PODD. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Insulet Corporation by 7,285.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,194,117 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $180,724,000 after buying an additional 4,137,326 shares in the last quarter. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Insulet Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $37,163,000. Champlain Investment Partners LLC increased its stake in Insulet Corporation by 19.6% in the first quarter. Champlain…

Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis: News stories about Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Archer-Daniels-Midland earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an…

PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) Upgraded to “Neutral” at Wedbush

PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM) Upgraded to “Neutral” at Wedbush

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Bank of America Corporation restated a buy rating and set a $30.00 price target (up previously from $29.00) on shares of PulteGroup in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on PulteGroup in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. They set an outperform rating and a $27.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded PulteGroup from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Barclays PLC…

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Buys 48,181 Shares of Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Buys 48,181 Shares of Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Energen Corporation by 5,491.7% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,266,613 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $504,475,000 after buying an additional 9,100,891 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Energen Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $41,885,000. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Energen Corporation by 5.4% in…

Cypress Capital Group Sells 10,033 Shares of Aetna Inc (AET)

Cypress Capital Group Sells 10,033 Shares of Aetna Inc (AET)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AET. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Aetna by 3,374.9% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 30,712,219 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,917,344,000 after buying an additional 29,828,390 shares in the last quarter. Orbis Allan Gray Ltd acquired a new stake in Aetna during the fourth quarter worth about $335,443,000. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Aetna by 3.8% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns…