Interface, Inc. (TILE) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Interface, Inc. (TILE) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ:TILE) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $19.00. Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 target price…

North Star Investment Management Corp. Has $7,407,000 Position in Kirby Corporation (KEX)

North Star Investment Management Corp. Has $7,407,000 Position in Kirby Corporation (KEX)

North Star Investment Management Corp. held its stake in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 110,800 shares of the shipping company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Kirby Corporation comprises 1.0% of North Star Investment Management Corp.’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest position. North Star Investment Management Corp. owned 0.21% of Kirby Corporation worth $7,407,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also recently bought…

Heritage Way Advisors LLC Maintains Position in British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI)

Heritage Way Advisors LLC Maintains Position in British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI)

Heritage Way Advisors LLC maintained its position in shares of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,600 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Heritage Way Advisors LLC’s holdings in British American Tobacco p.l.c. were worth $384,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV bought a new position in shares of…

Watsco, Inc. (WSO) Position Raised by Wendell David Associates Inc.

Watsco, Inc. (WSO) Position Raised by Wendell David Associates Inc.

Wendell David Associates Inc. boosted its stake in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) by 159.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 12,705 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 7,810 shares during the period. Wendell David Associates Inc.’s holdings in Watsco were worth $1,959,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. UBS Group…

North Star Investment Management Corp. Boosts Stake in SP Plus Corporation (SP)

North Star Investment Management Corp. Boosts Stake in SP Plus Corporation (SP)

North Star Investment Management Corp. raised its position in shares of SP Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) by 0.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 110,400 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. North Star Investment Management Corp. owned about 0.50% of SP Plus Corporation worth $3,373,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and…

North Star Investment Management Corp. Buys 1 Shares of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG)

North Star Investment Management Corp. Buys 1 Shares of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG)

North Star Investment Management Corp. increased its stake in shares of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) by 0.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 51,134 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1 shares during the period. North Star Investment Management Corp. owned about 0.07% of Healthcare Services Group worth $2,395,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. UMB Bank…

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) vs. Chegg (CHGG) Head to Head Contrast

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) vs. Chegg (CHGG) Head to Head Contrast

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) and Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitabiliy, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 19.6% of China Distance Education Holdings Limited shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.4% of Chegg shares are held by institutional investors. 41.6% of China Distance Education Holdings Limited shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.4% of Chegg shares…

AT&T Inc. to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.62 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (NYSE:T)

AT&T Inc. to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.62 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (NYSE:T)

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) – Jefferies Group cut their Q4 2017 earnings estimates for shares of AT&T in a research note issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Mccormack now expects that the technology company will post earnings of $0.62 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.65. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $48.00 target price on the stock. A number of other research firms have also commented on T. Vetr raised AT&T from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set…

Analyzing CardConnect Corp (CCN) and First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC)

Analyzing CardConnect Corp (CCN) and First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC)

CardConnect Corp (NASDAQ: CCN) and First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 31.6% of CardConnect Corp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 36.5% of First Data Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 48.3% of CardConnect Corp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.3% of First Data Corporation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership…

Norsat International (NSAT) versus Garmin (GRMN) Head-To-Head Review

Norsat International (NSAT) versus Garmin (GRMN) Head-To-Head Review

Norsat International (NYSE: NSAT) and Garmin (NASDAQ:GRMN) are both industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitabiliy, valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Norsat International and Garmin’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Garmin has higher revenue and earnings than Norsat International. Insider & Institutional Ownership 41.7% of Garmin shares are held by institutional investors. 18.3% of Garmin shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is…

TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $33.00. Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TriCo Bancshares from a “buy” rating…

BMO Capital Markets () Given Consensus Rating of “” by Analysts

BMO Capital Markets () Given Consensus Rating of “” by Analysts

Shares of BMO Capital Markets (:) have earned a consensus rating of “N/A” from the zero analysts that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. BMO Capital Markets Company Profile BMO Capital Markets is the investment banking and capital markets arm of Bank of Montreal, aka BMO Financial Group. It serves corporate, institutional, and government clients in North America, providing equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project finance, M&A advisory, and equity and debt research.

Associated British Foods plc (ASBFY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Associated British Foods plc (ASBFY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Associated British Foods plc (NASDAQ:ASBFY) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $40.00. A number of analysts have issued reports on…

Insider Selling: Camping World Holdings Inc. (CWH) Insider Sells 26,821 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: Camping World Holdings Inc. (CWH) Insider Sells 26,821 Shares of Stock

Camping World Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CWH) insider Brent L. Moody sold 26,821 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.54, for a total transaction of $845,934.34. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 65,553 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,067,541.62. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Camping World Holdings Inc. (NYSE CWH) traded down 0.25% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting…

Insider Selling: Herman Miller, Inc. (MLHR) Insider Sells 22,491 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: Herman Miller, Inc. (MLHR) Insider Sells 22,491 Shares of Stock

Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) insider Andrew J. Lock sold 22,491 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.48, for a total transaction of $752,998.68. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 24,354 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $815,371.92. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ MLHR) traded down 1.329% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $33.400. 213,674…

Jefferies Group Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Rexford Industrial Realty Inc (NASDAQ:REXR)

Jefferies Group Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Rexford Industrial Realty Inc (NASDAQ:REXR)

Rexford Industrial Realty Inc (NASDAQ:REXR) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group upped their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Rexford Industrial Realty in a note issued to investors on Friday. Jefferies Group analyst J. Petersen now anticipates that the company will earn $1.11 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $1.09. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $32.00 price objective on the stock. Rexford Industrial Realty (NASDAQ:REXR) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The company reported $0.23 earnings…

Momo Inc. (MOMO) Receives $40.02 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Momo Inc. (MOMO) Receives $40.02 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Momo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOMO) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seventeen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $40.02. Several brokerages have recently weighed in on MOMO. Vetr raised shares of Momo from a “buy” rating to a…

Insider Selling: Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) VP Sells 23,350 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) VP Sells 23,350 Shares of Stock

Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) VP Mardi Dier sold 23,350 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.00, for a total value of $1,401,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Mardi Dier also recently made the following trade(s): Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTLA) traded up 1.90% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $64.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 544,413 shares. Portola Pharmaceuticals,…

Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) Price Target Raised to $90.00 at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) Price Target Raised to $90.00 at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) had its price objective hoisted by SunTrust Banks, Inc. from $80.00 to $90.00 in a report issued on Tuesday, June 27th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. currently has a buy rating on the stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Bank of America Corporation initiated coverage on shares of Medidata Solutions in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. They set a buy rating and a $85.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Medidata Solutions from a hold rating…

Scotiabank Raises Empire Company Limited (EMP.A) Price Target to C$25.50

Scotiabank Raises Empire Company Limited (EMP.A) Price Target to C$25.50

Empire Company Limited (TSE:EMP.A) had its target price raised by investment analysts at Scotiabank from C$24.50 to C$25.50 in a report issued on Thursday, June 29th. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price objective on shares of Empire Company Limited from C$16.00 to C$17.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Barclays PLC raised shares of Empire Company Limited from…

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP) Upgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Great Plains Energy Inc (NYSE:GXP) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday, July 14th. According to Zacks, “Great Plains Energy Incorporated engages in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to customers located in all or portions of numerous counties in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Customers include residences, commercial firms, and industrials, municipalities and other electric utilities. “ GXP has been the topic of several other research reports. J P Morgan Chase & Co…

MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (MSM) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. (NYSE:MSM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday, July 14th. According to Zacks, “MSC Industrial Direct Company Inc. is one of the largest direct marketers of a broad range of industrial products to small and mid-sized industrial customers throughout the United States. The company distributes a full line of industrial products, such as cutting tools, abrasives, measuring instruments, machine tool accessories, safety equipment, fasteners, welding supplies and electrical supplies, intended to satisfy…

Vetr Inc. Lowers Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) to Buy

Vetr Inc. Lowers Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) to Buy

Vetr lowered shares of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday, July 14th. They currently have $149.76 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. CELG has been the subject of a number of other reports. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $159.00 target price on shares of Celgene Corporation and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Leerink Swann reissued a market perform rating on shares of Celgene Corporation in a research…

Brunswick Corporation (BC) PT Raised to $68.00

Brunswick Corporation (BC) PT Raised to $68.00

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) had its price target lifted by Stifel Nicolaus from $66.00 to $68.00 in a report issued on Friday, July 14th, MarketBeat.com reports. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. BC has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Brunswick Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $71.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a buy rating and issued a $72.00 price objective on…

Gerresheimer AG (GXI) PT Set at €73.00 by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Gerresheimer AG (GXI) PT Set at €73.00 by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €73.00 ($84.88) price objective on Gerresheimer AG (ETR:GXI) in a report issued on Friday, July 14th. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Several other research firms have also recently commented on GXI. Berenberg Bank set a €85.00 ($98.84) price target on Gerresheimer AG and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. Deutsche Bank AG set a €82.00 ($95.35) price target on Gerresheimer AG and gave the company a buy rating in a report…

Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms Hold Rating for Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI)

Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms Hold Rating for Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI)

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a report issued on Friday, July 14th. They presently have a $24.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price indicates a potential downside of 0.58% from the company’s previous close. OI has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays PLC raised their price target on shares of Owens-Illinois from $20.00 to $22.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a…

Cribstone Capital Management LLC Continues to Hold Position in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB)

Cribstone Capital Management LLC Continues to Hold Position in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB)

Cribstone Capital Management LLC held its position in shares of New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 12,613 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Cribstone Capital Management LLC’s holdings in New York Community Bancorp were worth $166,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of NYCB. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System…

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Sells 6,718 Shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Sells 6,718 Shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. cut its position in Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP) (TSE:BIP.UN) by 4.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 147,324 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 6,718 shares during the period. Brookfield Infrastructure Partners accounts for 2.3% of Tealwood Asset Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th largest position. Tealwood Asset Management Inc. owned 0.06% of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners worth $6,027,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC….

BroadSoft, Inc. (BSFT) Shares Bought by Tealwood Asset Management Inc.

BroadSoft, Inc. (BSFT) Shares Bought by Tealwood Asset Management Inc.

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSFT) by 0.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 66,260 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 435 shares during the period. Tealwood Asset Management Inc. owned about 0.22% of BroadSoft worth $2,852,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. bought…

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Sells 175 Shares of ICON PLC (ICLR)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Sells 175 Shares of ICON PLC (ICLR)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. lowered its position in shares of ICON PLC (NASDAQ:ICLR) by 0.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 25,470 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 175 shares during the period. Tealwood Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in ICON PLC were worth $2,491,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in ICLR. Legato Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in…

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (PEGI)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (PEGI)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) by 0.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 93,670 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 165 shares during the period. Tealwood Asset Management Inc. owned approximately 0.11% of Pattern Energy Group worth $2,233,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of…

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Argus

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Argus

Research analysts at Argus assumed coverage on shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, July 13th, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $309.00 price target on the business services provider’s stock. Argus’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 28.37% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on ADS. Compass Point raised shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted…

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Citigroup Inc.

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Citigroup Inc.

Investment analysts at Citigroup Inc. assumed coverage on shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, July 12th, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $140.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Citigroup Inc.’s price target points to a potential upside of 15.36% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages have also weighed in on CME. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their target price on shares of CME Group from $130.00 to $135.00 and gave the…

Ferrexpo Plc’s (LON:FXPO) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at HSBC Holdings plc

Ferrexpo Plc’s (LON:FXPO) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at HSBC Holdings plc

HSBC Holdings plc reissued their buy rating on shares of Ferrexpo Plc (LON:FXPO) in a research note published on Friday, July 14th. HSBC Holdings plc currently has a GBX 230 ($3.00) price objective on the iron ore producer’s stock. Several other analysts have also issued reports on FXPO. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Ferrexpo Plc in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of Ferrexpo Plc in a research note on Friday, April…

Grand City Properties SA (FRA:GYC) PT Set at €19.00 by Deutsche Bank AG

Grand City Properties SA (FRA:GYC) PT Set at €19.00 by Deutsche Bank AG

Grand City Properties SA (FRA:GYC) has been assigned a €19.00 ($22.09) price target by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research note issued to investors on Friday, July 14th. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €18.40 ($21.40) price objective on shares of Grand City Properties SA and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. Shares of Grand City Properties SA (GYC) traded up 1.869% during trading on Friday, reaching…

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report issued on Friday, July 14th. The brokerage presently has a $3.25 target price on the asset manager’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 8.33% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC is a leading, global institutional alternative asset management firm. It seeks to deliver consistent positive risk-adjusted returns throughout market cycles, with a strong focus on…

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Receives “Buy” Rating from Craig Hallum

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Receives “Buy” Rating from Craig Hallum

Craig Hallum reissued their buy rating on shares of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) in a research note released on Friday, July 14th, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a $95.00 target price on the semiconductor company’s stock, up from their prior target price of $85.00. Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on AAOI. Cowen and Company lifted their target price on Applied Optoelectronics from $75.00 to $94.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Vetr downgraded Applied Optoelectronics from a…

National Bank Financial Reiterates Outperform Rating for Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund (NCA)

National Bank Financial Reiterates Outperform Rating for Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund (NCA)

National Bank Financial reiterated their outperform rating on shares of Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund (TSXV:NCA) in a report published on Friday, July 14th, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a $1.70 price objective on the stock. Separately, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a speculative buy rating and issued a $1.50 price objective on shares of Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund (NCA) traded up 0.6211% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $10.3036. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 36,712…

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI)

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Buy Rating for Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI)

Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI) in a report published on Friday, July 14th. The brokerage currently has a $171.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Valmont Industries from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $170.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. William Blair reissued a market perform rating on shares of Valmont Industries in…

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates “Hold” Rating for Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL)

Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates “Hold” Rating for Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL)

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODFL)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Stifel Nicolaus in a report issued on Friday, July 14th. They currently have a $91.00 target price on the transportation company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective points to a potential downside of 5.60% from the stock’s previous close. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Old Dominion Freight Line from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 15th. Zacks Investment…

SABINA GOLD&SILVER (SGSVF) Research Coverage Started at TD Securities

SABINA GOLD&SILVER (SGSVF) Research Coverage Started at TD Securities

Research analysts at TD Securities initiated coverage on shares of SABINA GOLD&SILVER (OTC:SGSVF) in a note issued to investors on Friday, July 14th, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage set a “speculative buy” rating on the stock. SABINA GOLD&SILVER (SGSVF) traded up 1.35% on Friday, reaching $1.90. The company had a trading volume of 223,511 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $424.85 million. SABINA GOLD&SILVER has a 52-week low of $0.61 and a 52-week high of $1.94. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $1.55 and its 200 day moving average price…

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Celanese Corporation’s Q4 2017 Earnings (CE)

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Celanese Corporation’s Q4 2017 Earnings (CE)

Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) – Equities research analysts at KeyCorp lowered their Q4 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Celanese Corporation in a report released on Wednesday. KeyCorp analyst M. Sison now expects that the basic materials company will post earnings of $1.80 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.92. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Celanese Corporation’s FY2018 earnings at $8.00 EPS. CE has been the topic of a number of other reports. Nomura reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $88.00 target…

Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Boosted by SunTrust Banks

Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Boosted by SunTrust Banks

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks increased their Q4 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Smith (A.O.) Corporation in a report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst C. Brady now expects that the industrial products company will post earnings per share of $0.53 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.52. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Smith (A.O.) Corporation’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.55 EPS. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of…

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.64 Per Share

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.64 Per Share

Analysts expect that Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) will post earnings per share of $0.64 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Sandy Spring Bancorp’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.62 to $0.66. Sandy Spring Bancorp posted earnings of $0.56 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 14.3%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, October 19th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Sandy Spring Bancorp will report full…

Myriad Genetics’ (MYGN) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Cowen and Company

Myriad Genetics’ (MYGN) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Cowen and Company

Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by investment analysts at Cowen and Company in a research report issued on Friday, July 14th. They presently have a $25.00 price target on the stock. Cowen and Company’s target price suggests a potential upside of 6.56% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “underweight” rating and set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Myriad Genetics in a research note on Friday,…

AptarGroup’s (NYSE:ATR) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG

AptarGroup’s (NYSE:ATR) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG in a research note issued on Tuesday, July 18th. They currently have a $90.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $87.00. Deutsche Bank AG’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 2.27% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on ATR. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $79.00 target price on shares of AptarGroup in a research…

Wendell David Associates Inc. Reduces Stake in Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI)

Wendell David Associates Inc. Reduces Stake in Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI)

Wendell David Associates Inc. reduced its position in Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) by 2.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 77,623 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,850 shares during the period. Wendell David Associates Inc. owned approximately 0.06% of Weingarten Realty Investors worth $2,336,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of WRI. BlackRock Inc….

Wendell David Associates Inc. Lowers Position in Fastenal Company (FAST)

Wendell David Associates Inc. Lowers Position in Fastenal Company (FAST)

Wendell David Associates Inc. decreased its position in shares of Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) by 26.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 27,750 shares of the company’s stock after selling 9,800 shares during the period. Wendell David Associates Inc.’s holdings in Fastenal were worth $1,208,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its position in Fastenal by…

Head-To-Head Review: Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) & Nordstrom (JWN)

Head-To-Head Review: Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) & Nordstrom (JWN)

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Sears Holdings Corporation and Nordstrom’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Nordstrom has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Sears Holdings Corporation. Sears Holdings Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nordstrom, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of…

Q4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) Issued By Northcoast Research

Q4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) Issued By Northcoast Research

Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) – Equities research analysts at Northcoast Research increased their Q4 2017 earnings estimates for Advance Auto Parts in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Northcoast Research analyst N. Mitchell now expects that the company will earn $1.09 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $1.08. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for Advance Auto Parts’ Q3 2018 earnings at $2.19 EPS. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on AAP. Gabelli upgraded Advance Auto Parts from a “hold”…

Contrasting CVR Partners, (NYSE:UAN) and Rentech Nitrogen Partners (RNF)

Contrasting CVR Partners, (NYSE:UAN) and Rentech Nitrogen Partners (RNF)

CVR Partners, (NYSE: UAN) and Rentech Nitrogen Partners (NYSE:RNF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, valuation and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership 22.4% of CVR Partners, shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term. Dividends CVR Partners, pays an annual dividend of $0.08…

Christina M. Corley Sells 4,000 Shares of CDW Corporation (CDW) Stock

Christina M. Corley Sells 4,000 Shares of CDW Corporation (CDW) Stock

CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) insider Christina M. Corley sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.40, for a total transaction of $249,600.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 63,843 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,983,803.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. CDW Corporation (NASDAQ CDW) traded up 0.02% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $63.37. 327,990 shares of…

Brokerages Set Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) PT at $148.86

Brokerages Set Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) PT at $148.86

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $148.86. SPB has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a…

Electra Stone Ltd (ELT) Insider Zimtu Capital Corp. Sells 2,051,324 Shares

Electra Stone Ltd (ELT) Insider Zimtu Capital Corp. Sells 2,051,324 Shares

Electra Stone Ltd (TSE:ELT) insider Zimtu Capital Corp. sold 2,051,324 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$0.01, for a total transaction of C$20,513.24. ETE has been the topic of several other reports. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. in a research report on Monday, April 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. from a “buy” rating to a “hold”…

US Capital Advisors Comments on Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.’s Q3 2018 Earnings (ETE)

US Capital Advisors Comments on Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.’s Q3 2018 Earnings (ETE)

ETE has been the topic of several other reports. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. in a research report on Monday, April 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. Jefferies Group LLC upgraded Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on…

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Express Scripts Holding Company’s FY2018 Earnings (NASDAQ:ESRX)

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Express Scripts Holding Company’s FY2018 Earnings (NASDAQ:ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th. The company reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $24.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.95 billion. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.64% and a net margin of 3.42%. The firm’s revenue was down .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned…

Brunswick Corporation (BC) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Brunswick Corporation (BC) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Brunswick Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of leading consumer brands in four segments: Marine Engines, Boats, Fitness and Bowling & Billiards. The company also owns and operates: Brunswick bowling centers across the United States and internationally; Land ‘N’ Sea, a distributor of marine parts and accessories; and Omni Fitness, a chain of specialty fitness equipment retail stores. “ Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, June 29th. The…

Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets

Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets

A number of other brokerages have also commented on CJR.B. CIBC increased their price objective on Corus Entertainment from C$13.00 to C$13.50 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “sector perform” rating and issued a C$13.00 price objective on shares of Corus Entertainment in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Scotiabank restated an “outperform” rating and issued a C$15.50 price target on shares of Corus Entertainment in a research report on Friday, April 7th….

Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE) Given a €19.30 Price Target by J P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts

Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE) Given a €19.30 Price Target by J P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts

A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €21.80 ($25.35) price objective on Deutsche Telekom AG and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. equinet AG set a €15.50 ($18.02) price objective on Deutsche Telekom AG and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €16.45 ($19.13) price objective on Deutsche Telekom AG and gave the company a neutral rating in a…

Relx PLC (REL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc.

Relx PLC (REL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc.

Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,750 ($22.80) price objective on shares of Relx PLC in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Credit Suisse Group upped their target price on shares of Relx PLC from GBX 1,675 ($21.82) to GBX 1,800 ($23.45) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Kepler Capital Markets upped their target price on shares of Relx PLC from GBX 1,475 ($19.22) to GBX…

Teck Resources Ltd (TECK.B) PT Lowered to C$37.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada

Teck Resources Ltd (TECK.B) PT Lowered to C$37.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada

TECK.B has been the topic of a number of other reports. Berenberg Bank cut their price target on shares of Teck Resources from C$37.50 to C$33.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Scotiabank cut their price target on shares of Teck Resources from C$38.50 to C$38.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, June 19th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an outperform rating and set a C$41.00 price target on shares of Teck Resources in a research note on Monday, June 19th….

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG) Receives “Buy” Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG) Receives “Buy” Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. BidaskClub raised Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $27.00 price objective on shares of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) in a report on Monday, June 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price objective for the company…

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The)’s (NYSE:IPG) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The)’s (NYSE:IPG) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada

IPG has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Wedbush restated an “outperform” rating and set a $29.00 price objective on shares of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) in a research report on Thursday, April 13th. BidaskClub upgraded Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price target on shares of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) in a research report…

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus

LECO has been the subject of several other reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a hold rating and set a $78.00 price objective on shares of Lincoln Electric Holdings in a report on Monday, April 17th. FBR & Co reissued an outperform rating on shares of Lincoln Electric Holdings in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Lincoln Electric Holdings from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $108.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. Deutsche…

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on AMG. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $207.00 target price on shares of Affiliated Managers Group in a research note on Sunday, July 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Affiliated Managers Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $186.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Deutsche Bank AG decreased their price objective on shares of Affiliated Managers Group from $183.00 to $182.00 and set a “hold”…

Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. Boosts Position in Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO)

Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. Boosts Position in Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) during the fourth quarter worth approximately $198,000. Exchange Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) by 2.9% in the fourth quarter. Exchange Capital Management Inc. now owns 19,426 shares of the company’s stock worth $805,000 after buying an additional 543 shares in the last quarter. Monetary Management Group Inc. boosted its…

NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. Acquires 1,370 Shares of Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE)

NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. Acquires 1,370 Shares of Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in ICE. Liberty Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Intercontinental Exchange by 58.7% in the first quarter. Liberty Capital Management Inc. now owns 11,644 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $697,000 after buying an additional 4,309 shares during the last quarter. Park National Corp OH boosted its stake in Intercontinental Exchange by 26.1% in the first quarter. Park National Corp OH now owns 58,817 shares of the financial services…

Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) Shares Bought by Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.

Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) Shares Bought by Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Microchip Technology during the first quarter worth approximately $214,000. Creative Planning boosted its position in shares of Microchip Technology by 19.3% in the first quarter. Creative Planning now owns 6,993 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $516,000 after buying an additional 1,129 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its position in shares of…

Peoples Financial Services CORP. Holds Stake in Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)

Peoples Financial Services CORP. Holds Stake in Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. WFG Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Accenture PLC by 2,417.3% in the fourth quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 47,477 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $1,664,000 after buying an additional 45,591 shares during the last quarter. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. purchased a new position in shares of Accenture PLC during the fourth quarter worth approximately $207,000. DSC Advisors L.P. purchased a new position in…

James Investment Research Inc. Cuts Stake in Avnet, Inc. (AVT)

James Investment Research Inc. Cuts Stake in Avnet, Inc. (AVT)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Alpha Windward LLC raised its position in shares of Avnet by 0.5% in the first quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 11,189 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $512,000 after buying an additional 60 shares in the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its stake in shares of Avnet by 5.2% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 17,350 shares of the technology company’s stock worth…

Exane Derivatives Sells 1,212 Shares of American Tower Corporation (REIT) (NYSE:AMT)

Exane Derivatives Sells 1,212 Shares of American Tower Corporation (REIT) (NYSE:AMT)

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Webster Bank N. A. raised its stake in American Tower Corporation (REIT) by 86.1% in the first quarter. Webster Bank N. A. now owns 1,005 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 465 shares during the period. Heritage Trust Co bought a new stake in American Tower Corporation (REIT) during the first quarter worth $122,000. Norway Savings Bank raised its stake in American Tower Corporation (REIT)…

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Stake Raised by Cribstone Capital Management LLC

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) Stake Raised by Cribstone Capital Management LLC

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in WSM. State of Alaska Department of Revenue purchased a new stake in Williams-Sonoma during the first quarter valued at $361,000. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in Williams-Sonoma by 94.3% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 21,506 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,153,000 after buying an additional 10,436 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. purchased a new stake in Williams-Sonoma during the fourth quarter valued at…

CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume Following Analyst Upgrade

CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume Following Analyst Upgrade

Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Ifs Securities reiterated a “strong-buy” rating on shares of CymaBay Therapeutics in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $7.00 price objective on CymaBay Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $7.00 price objective (up from $6.00) on shares of CymaBay Therapeutics in a report on Monday, March 27th. Citigroup Inc. restated an “outperform” rating and issued a…

Northgate plc (LON:NTG) Insider Acquires £126,600 in Stock

Northgate plc (LON:NTG) Insider Acquires £126,600 in Stock

Northgate plc (LON NTG) traded down 0.51% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 428.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 192,967 shares. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 571.43 million. Northgate plc has a 1-year low of GBX 358.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 575.50. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 467.15 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 517.58. Northgate plc (LON:NTG) insider Andrew Page acquired 30,000 shares of Northgate plc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 18th….

Brokerages Set Cameco Corp (CCO) PT at $15.72

Brokerages Set Cameco Corp (CCO) PT at $15.72

CCO has been the topic of several analyst reports. CSFB initiated coverage on Cameco Corp in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a C$13.50 price objective on the stock. TD Securities lowered their price objective on Cameco Corp from C$18.00 to C$17.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a C$18.00 price objective on shares of Cameco Corp in a research note on Monday, May…

ENSCO PLC (ESV) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

ENSCO PLC (ESV) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Scotiabank set a $13.00 price target on ENSCO PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 22nd. Barclays PLC reiterated a sell rating and issued a $8.00 price objective on shares of ENSCO PLC in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded ENSCO PLC from a neutral rating to an overweight rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $9.20 to $8.00 in a research note…

Analysts Set Industrial Alliance Insur. & Fin. Ser. (TSE:IAG) Target Price at $59.00

Analysts Set Industrial Alliance Insur. & Fin. Ser. (TSE:IAG) Target Price at $59.00

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. TD Securities upgraded Industrial Alliance Insur. & Fin. Ser. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their price target on Industrial Alliance Insur. & Fin. Ser. from C$58.00 to C$57.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, May 12th. ValuEngine downgraded Industrial Alliance Insur. & Fin. Ser. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research…

Cribstone Capital Management LLC Has $118,000 Position in Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD)

Cribstone Capital Management LLC Has $118,000 Position in Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD)

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of Toronto Dominion Bank (The) by 0.9% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 58,644,995 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,937,432,000 after buying an additional 534,356 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Toronto Dominion Bank (The) by 1.1% in the first quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 51,677,338 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,581,058,000 after…

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT) Director David L. Mahoney Sells 6,994 Shares

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT) Director David L. Mahoney Sells 6,994 Shares

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ CORT) traded up 0.41% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $12.17. 554,346 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $11.92 and a 200 day moving average of $10.22. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated has a 1-year low of $5.24 and a 1-year high of $13.25. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.38 billion, a PE ratio of 111.65 and a beta of 2.05. Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) Director David L. Mahoney sold 6,994 shares of the business’s stock in…

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Purchases 139 Shares of CyrusOne Inc (CONE)

Tealwood Asset Management Inc. Purchases 139 Shares of CyrusOne Inc (CONE)

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its position in CyrusOne by 8.5% in the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 20,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $1,137,000 after buying an additional 1,600 shares in the last quarter. Spirit of America Management Corp NY boosted its position in CyrusOne by 2.1% in the second quarter. Spirit of America Management Corp NY now owns 36,150 shares of the real estate investment trust’s…