Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE:SMI) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Semiconductor  Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE:SMI) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE:SMI) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on…

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc (RYAM) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc (RYAM) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc (NYSE:RYAM) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Rayonier Advanced Materials from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 5th. Vertical Group upgraded shares of Rayonier Advanced Materials from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $18.00 to…

Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ:DGII) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ:DGII) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ:DGII) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the six research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $15.33. Several equities analysts have commented on DGII shares. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Digi International in a…

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT) Receives $22.20 Average Price Target from Brokerages

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT) Receives $22.20 Average Price Target from Brokerages

Shares of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $22.20. Several equities analysts have commented on ESRT shares. TheStreet raised Empire State…

$37.57 Million in Sales Expected for Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) This Quarter

$37.57 Million in Sales Expected for Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) This Quarter

Wall Street brokerages expect Freshpet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRPT) to report sales of $37.57 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Freshpet’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $37.29 million to $38.10 million. Freshpet posted sales of $33.00 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 13.8%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, August 7th. On average, analysts expect that Freshpet will report full-year sales of $37.57 million…

Brokerages Anticipate Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV) Will Announce Earnings of $0.64 Per Share

Brokerages Anticipate Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV) Will Announce Earnings of $0.64 Per Share

Equities research analysts expect that Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE:SNV) will announce earnings of $0.64 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Synovus Financial Corp.’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.61 to $0.66. Synovus Financial Corp. posted earnings of $0.52 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 23.1%. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, October 17th. On average, analysts expect that Synovus Financial Corp. will report full-year…

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Thursday. ODP has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Telsey Advisory Group increased their target price on Office Depot from $4.40 to $5.25 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $5.00 price objective (up from $4.50) on shares of Office Depot in a…

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday. Several other research firms have also issued reports on OFC. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on shares of Corporate Office Properties Trust in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Mizuho lowered Corporate Office Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $38.00 price objective for the company. in a research…

SG Americas Securities LLC Acquires Shares of 30,176 Zix Corporation (ZIXI)

SG Americas Securities LLC Acquires Shares of 30,176 Zix Corporation (ZIXI)

SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in Zix Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIXI) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 30,176 shares of the software maker’s stock, valued at approximately $145,000. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.06% of Zix Corporation at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Chicago Equity Partners LLC bought a new position in Zix Corporation during the first…

Isthmus Partners LLC Sells 100 Shares of Dominion Energy Inc. (D)

Isthmus Partners LLC Sells 100 Shares of Dominion Energy Inc. (D)

Isthmus Partners LLC decreased its position in Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE:D) by 4.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,129 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 100 shares during the period. Isthmus Partners LLC’s holdings in Dominion Energy were worth $165,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of D. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Dominion…

SG Americas Securities LLC Cuts Stake in Credicorp Ltd. (BAP)

SG Americas Securities LLC Cuts Stake in Credicorp Ltd. (BAP)

SG Americas Securities LLC decreased its position in Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) by 97.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 869 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 31,622 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Credicorp were worth $142,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of BAP. Huntington National Bank boosted its stake in shares of Credicorp by 3.4%…

American International Group Inc. Sells 3,227 Shares of Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU)

American International Group Inc. Sells 3,227 Shares of Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU)

American International Group Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) by 15.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 17,029 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after selling 3,227 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. owned about 0.06% of Virtusa Corporation worth $515,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. BNP…

Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) Position Increased by American International Group Inc.

Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) Position Increased by American International Group Inc.

American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Glaukos Corporation (NYSE:GKOS) by 7.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 10,293 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after buying an additional 681 shares during the period. American International Group Inc.’s holdings in Glaukos Corporation were worth $528,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Great…

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) Position Cut by Fairfield Bush & CO.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) Position Cut by Fairfield Bush & CO.

Fairfield Bush & CO. reduced its stake in shares of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 22.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,405 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 1,000 shares during the period. Fairfield Bush & CO.’s holdings in Mastercard were worth $383,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of MA. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC boosted…

Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) Position Raised by American International Group Inc.

Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) Position Raised by American International Group Inc.

American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) by 18.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 21,824 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 3,332 shares during the period. American International Group Inc.’s holdings in Xencor were worth $522,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of XNCR. Airain ltd purchased a…

Target Corporation (TGT) Position Increased by Blair William & Co. IL

Target Corporation (TGT) Position Increased by Blair William & Co. IL

Blair William & Co. IL boosted its stake in shares of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) by 12.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 47,915 shares of the retailer’s stock after buying an additional 5,263 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Target Corporation were worth $2,719,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of TGT. Cribstone Capital…

Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS

Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) Announces  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS

Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The financial services provider reported $1.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.09, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $3.27 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.16 billion. Principal Financial Group had a return on equity of 13.77% and a net margin of 10.15%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.15 earnings per share. Shares of Principal Financial Group (NYSE PFG) traded up…

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.03, MarketWatch Earnings reports. GP Strategies Corporation had a net margin of 4.27% and a return on equity of 12.84%. The business had revenue of $131.16 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $131.20 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.29 EPS. GP Strategies Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 4.5% compared to the…

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) in a research note released on Thursday morning. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for McDonald’s Corporation’s Q3 2017 earnings at $1.67 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $6.41 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.55 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.68 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.74 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.69 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $6.67 EPS. MCD has been the topic of several other reports. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $175.00 price objective on shares…

Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. MIC has been the topic of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Macquarie Infrastructure from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Barclays PLC downgraded shares of Macquarie Infrastructure from an overweight rating to a hold rating and decreased their price target for the company from $89.00 to $83.00 in a research note…

Altria Group (MO) Given a $78.00 Price Target at Cowen and Company

Altria Group (MO) Given a $78.00 Price Target at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company set a $78.00 price objective on Altria Group (NYSE:MO) in a report published on Friday morning. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock. A number of other research firms have also recently commented on MO. Vetr cut Altria Group from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $80.38 target price on the stock. in a research report on Monday, June 19th. BidaskClub upgraded Altria Group from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st….

MRC Global Inc. (MRC) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

MRC Global Inc. (MRC) Lowered to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of MRC Global Inc. (NYSE:MRC) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note released on Friday. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on MRC. UBS AG upgraded shares of MRC Global from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Wells Fargo & Company restated a market perform rating and set a $17.00 target price (down previously from $20.00) on shares of MRC Global in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Stifel Nicolaus…

ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MYCC) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MYCC) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MYCC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. is involved in leisure business. The company owns or operates a golf and country clubs, business clubs, sports clubs and alumni clubs primarily in North America. It operates in two segments: Golf and Country Clubs and Business, Sports and Alumni Clubs. The Golf and Country Clubs segment offers private country clubs, golf clubs which offer private and public…

FirstCash Inc (FCFS) Downgraded by CL King to Buy

FirstCash Inc (FCFS) Downgraded by CL King to Buy

FirstCash Inc (NASDAQ:FCFS) was downgraded by equities research analysts at CL King from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, The Fly reports. Several other brokerages have also commented on FCFS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded FirstCash from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. BidaskClub upgraded FirstCash from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a…

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Earns Buy Rating from B. Riley

Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) Earns Buy Rating from B. Riley

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by B. Riley in a report issued on Thursday. They presently have a $1,050.00 target price on the information services provider’s stock, up from their previous target price of $1,032.00. B. Riley’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 11.52% from the company’s previous close. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. MKM Partners reissued a “buy” rating and set a $1,000.00 target price on shares of Alphabet in a report on Tuesday, April 25th….

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) was downgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on TIME. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Time from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. ValuEngine cut shares of Time from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Wells Fargo & Company cut shares of Time from…

Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. TheStreet upgraded Spartan Motors from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, May 15th. Seaport Global Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on shares of Spartan Motors in a research note on Thursday, April 6th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research…

Signature Bank (SBNY) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Signature Bank (SBNY) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Thursday. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $175.00 target price on shares of Signature Bank in a research report on Tuesday, April 11th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $164.00 target price on shares of Signature Bank and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on…

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (RMAX) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (RMAX) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RMAX) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of RE/MAX Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Bank of America Corporation lowered shares of RE/MAX Holdings from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $56.00 price objective on the…

Itv Plc. (OTCMKTS:ITVPY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Itv Plc. (OTCMKTS:ITVPY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Itv Plc. (OTCMKTS:ITVPY) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $30.00. A number of brokerages recently weighed in on…

Redknee Solutions Inc (TSE:RKN) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Redknee Solutions Inc (TSE:RKN) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Redknee Solutions Inc (TSE:RKN) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the five analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$1.13. Several equities analysts have issued reports on RKN shares. Raymond James Financial, Inc. dropped their target…

W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) Given a $67.00 Price Target by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts

W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) Given a $67.00 Price Target by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts

W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) has been given a $67.00 price objective by investment analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, July 6th. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the insurance provider’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price objective indicates a potential downside of 2.84% from the stock’s previous close. WRB has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of W.R. Berkley Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in…

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) Receives Buy Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) Receives Buy Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus in a report released on Thursday, July 6th. They currently have a $44.00 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price target indicates a potential upside of 5.01% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Liberty Property Trust from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target on the…

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO) Now Covered by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO) Now Covered by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on shares of Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO) in a research report released on Thursday, July 6th, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $40.00 target price on the construction company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Winnebago Industries from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note on Saturday, July 1st. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a market perform rating and set a $34.00 price target (up from $29.00) on shares…

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC) Receives “Buy” Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC) Receives “Buy” Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC) in a research note released on Thursday, July 6th. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $80.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently commented on KRC. BidaskClub upgraded Kilroy Realty Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Kilroy Realty Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. Deutsche…

Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) Given a $42.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets

Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) Given a $42.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets

Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) has been given a $42.00 price objective by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, July 6th. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the luxury accessories retailer’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price points to a potential downside of 13.74% from the company’s previous close. Several other analysts have also weighed in on COH. Instinet reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective (up from $40.00) on shares of Coach in a research…

Vetr Inc. Upgrades Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) to “Hold”

Vetr Inc. Upgrades Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) to “Hold”

Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA) was upgraded by equities researchers at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, July 6th. The brokerage currently has a $19.26 target price on the stock. Vetr‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 10.94% from the stock’s previous close. UA has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Under Armour from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 8th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed…

BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) a $35.00 Price Target

BMO Capital Markets Analysts Give Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) a $35.00 Price Target

Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) has been assigned a $35.00 price target by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a research note issued on Thursday, July 6th. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the lifestyle brand’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective would suggest a potential downside of 4.24% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their price objective on shares of Michael Kors Holdings Limited from $50.00 to $47.00 and…

Henderson Land Development (NASDAQ:HLDCY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Henderson Land Development (NASDAQ:HLDCY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Henderson Land Development (NASDAQ:HLDCY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, July 6th. The brokerage currently has a $6.25 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 9.60% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “HENDERSON LAND DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED is an investment holding company and its core business comprises investment holding, property development, property investment and related businesses including project management, construction, property management,…

Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE:OFC) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Thursday. OFC has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Mizuho cut Corporate Office Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $38.00 target price for the company. in a report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Corporate Office Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday,…

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) Position Increased by Swiss National Bank

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) Position Increased by Swiss National Bank

Swiss National Bank increased its position in Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) by 17.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 36,974 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 5,500 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank owned about 0.07% of Aimmune Therapeutics worth $803,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of AIMT. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in…

Independence Contract Drilling Inc (NYSE:ICD) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Expectations

Independence Contract Drilling Inc (NYSE:ICD) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Hits Expectations

Independence Contract Drilling Inc (NYSE:ICD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The oil and gas company reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.13), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $21.29 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.24 million. Independence Contract Drilling had a negative return on equity of 8.52% and a negative net margin of 40.75%. Independence Contract Drilling’s revenue was up 40.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.07)…

New Home Company Inc. (The) (NWHM) Announces Earnings Results

New Home Company Inc. (The) (NWHM) Announces  Earnings Results

New Home Company Inc. (The) (NYSE:NWHM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The construction company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.06, Morningstar.com reports. New Home Company Inc. (The) had a net margin of 2.82% and a return on equity of 10.33%. The company had revenue of $144.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $115.37 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.12 EPS. New Home Company Inc. (The)’s revenue…

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Has $1.56 Million Stake in Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. (NYSE:SSD)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Has $1.56 Million Stake in Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. (NYSE:SSD)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. cut its position in Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. (NYSE:SSD) by 10.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 36,305 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 4,192 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned approximately 0.08% of Simpson Manufacturing worth $1,564,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells Fargo &…

Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Increases Position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)

Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Increases Position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)

Mosaic Family Wealth LLC increased its position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) by 9.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,110 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 95 shares during the period. Mosaic Family Wealth LLC’s holdings in Kimberly-Clark Corporation were worth $146,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of KMB. Swiss National Bank raised its stake in Kimberly-Clark Corporation by…

Karp Capital Management Corp Takes Position in California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC)

Karp Capital Management Corp Takes Position in California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC)

Karp Capital Management Corp purchased a new stake in shares of California Resources Corporation (NYSE:CRC) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 12,089 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $182,000. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CRC. Swiss National Bank raised its position in shares of California Resources Corporation by 8.1% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 67,789 shares of…

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Boosts Position in FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Boosts Position in FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) by 1.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 155,834 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 1,915 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.36% of FutureFuel Corp. worth $2,210,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in FF. James Investment Research Inc. purchased a new stake…

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Has $1.59 Million Position in Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Has $1.59 Million Position in Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) by 21.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 35,635 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after buying an additional 6,200 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned approximately 0.05% of Texas Roadhouse worth $1,587,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd….

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $2.09 Million Stake in Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B (NYSE:TGS)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $2.09 Million Stake in Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B (NYSE:TGS)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B (NYSE:TGS) by 27.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 146,805 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 31,400 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned approximately 0.09% of Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B worth $2,088,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in TGS….

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Increases Position in Wendy’s Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Increases Position in Wendy’s Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in Wendy’s Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN) by 10.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 120,445 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after buying an additional 10,912 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.’s holdings in Wendy’s Company (The) were worth $1,639,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in WEN. Norges Bank bought a new…

Karp Capital Management Corp Invests $176,000 in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP)

Karp Capital Management Corp Invests $176,000 in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP)

Karp Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 10,463 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock, valued at approximately $176,000. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC raised its stake in CalAmp Corp. by 32.3% in the first quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 537,556 shares of the…

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Decreases Position in Ringcentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Decreases Position in Ringcentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Ringcentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG) by 26.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 75,427 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 27,770 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 0.10% of Ringcentral worth $2,135,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in RNG. Shell Asset Management Co. raised its position in shares of Ringcentral…

Swiss National Bank Maintains Position in Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIFI)

Swiss National Bank Maintains Position in Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIFI)

Swiss National Bank continued to hold its position in shares of Boingo Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIFI) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 62,450 shares of the technology company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Swiss National Bank owned about 0.16% of Boingo Wireless worth $811,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. State Street Corp boosted its…

Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) Shares Bought by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) Shares Bought by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) by 21.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 207,127 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 36,153 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.’s holdings in Opko Health were worth $1,657,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. World Asset Management Inc increased its stake in…

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Acquires 9,652 Shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (ZIOP)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Acquires 9,652 Shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (ZIOP)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:ZIOP) by 1.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 598,406 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 9,652 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp owned about 0.46% of ZIOPHARM Oncology worth $3,794,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings…

Keith Stewart Turnbull Acquires 30,000 Shares of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (TSE:BXE) Stock

Keith Stewart Turnbull Acquires 30,000 Shares of Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (TSE:BXE) Stock

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (TSE:BXE) (NYSE:BXE) Director Keith Stewart Turnbull purchased 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 4th. The shares were purchased at an average price of C$0.75 per share, for a total transaction of C$22,500.00. Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (BXE) traded up 2.42% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $3.17. The stock had a trading volume of 103,218 shares. The company’s market cap is $156.33 million. Bellatrix Exploration Ltd has a 1-year low of $0.73 and a 1-year high of $6.95. The company’s 50…

Swiss National Bank Has $800,000 Stake in Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD)

Swiss National Bank Has $800,000 Stake in Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD)

Swiss National Bank maintained its stake in shares of Gladstone Commercial Corporation (NASDAQ:GOOD) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 38,700 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Swiss National Bank owned about 0.15% of Gladstone Commercial Corporation worth $800,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted…

Swiss National Bank Has $823,000 Stake in GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC)

Swiss National Bank Has $823,000 Stake in GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC)

Swiss National Bank held its position in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 111,800 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Swiss National Bank owned about 0.16% of GNC Holdings worth $823,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in…

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) Share Price

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) Share Price

News stories about Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Calpine Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 83 out of 100,…

Amaya Inc (TSE:AYA) Insider Purchases C$10,777,175.00 in Stock

Amaya Inc (TSE:AYA) Insider Purchases C$10,777,175.00 in Stock

Amaya Inc (TSE:AYA) (NYSE:AYA) insider Hao Tang bought 477,500 shares of Amaya stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 29th. The shares were acquired at an average price of C$22.57 per share, for a total transaction of C$10,777,175.00. Hao Tang also recently made the following trade(s): Amaya Inc (AYA) traded down 1.64% during trading on Friday, hitting $22.23. The stock had a trading volume of 155,775 shares. The firm has a market cap of $3.26 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.52. The firm’s 50 day moving average…

Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management LLC Invests $515,000 in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management LLC Invests $515,000 in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 12,402 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $515,000. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Northwest Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of AT&T during the fourth quarter worth about $583,000. Stearns Financial Services Group increased its stake in shares of AT&T by 9.2% in the fourth…

Coach (NYSE:COH) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Coach (NYSE:COH) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about Coach (NYSE:COH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Coach earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the luxury accessories retailer an impact score of 31 out of 100, indicating that recent press…

Morgan Stanley (MS) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Morgan Stanley (MS) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Morgan Stanley earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 94 out of…

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

News articles about Compass Minerals International (NYSE:CMP) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Compass Minerals International earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 84…

CompX International (NYSE:CIX) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

CompX International (NYSE:CIX) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

News headlines about CompX International (NYSE:CIX) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CompX International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 33 out of 100, meaning that…

Churchill Downs, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CHDN) Stake Reduced by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Churchill Downs, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CHDN) Stake Reduced by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lowered its stake in Churchill Downs, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CHDN) by 22.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 13,265 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,789 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned about 0.08% of Churchill Downs, worth $2,107,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake…

Analysts Anticipate SPX FLOW, Inc. (FLOW) Will Post Earnings of $0.49 Per Share

Analysts Anticipate SPX FLOW, Inc. (FLOW) Will Post Earnings of $0.49 Per Share

Brokerages predict that SPX FLOW, Inc. (NYSE:FLOW) will announce $0.49 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for SPX FLOW’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.52 and the lowest is $0.47. SPX FLOW reported earnings of $0.46 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 6.5%. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. According to Zacks, analysts expect that SPX FLOW will report full-year earnings…

Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) Stock Price

Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) Stock Price

Media headlines about Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) have trended positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Celanese Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.38 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 76 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage…

Head-To-Head Analysis: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) versus Tallgrass Energy GP, (TEGP)

Head-To-Head Analysis: Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) versus Tallgrass Energy GP, (TEGP)

Tallgrass Energy GP, (NYSE: TEGP) and Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings for Tallgrass Energy GP, and Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., as provided by MarketBeat.com. Tallgrass Energy GP, presently has a consensus target price of $29.13, indicating a potential upside of 12.06%. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has…

Merge Healthcare (MRGE) versus Determine (DTRM) Head to Head Analysis

Merge Healthcare (MRGE) versus Determine (DTRM) Head to Head Analysis

Determine (NASDAQ: DTRM) and Merge Healthcare (NASDAQ:MRGE) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitabiliy. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Determine and Merge Healthcare’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Merge Healthcare has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Determine. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Determine and Merge Healthcare, as reported by MarketBeat.com….

Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The financial services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.09, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $3.27 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.16 billion. Principal Financial Group had a net margin of 10.15% and a return on equity of 13.77%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.15 earnings per share. Shares of Principal Financial Group…

GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) Issues Earnings Results

GP Strategies Corporation (GPX) Issues  Earnings Results

GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.03, MarketWatch Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $131.16 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $131.20 million. GP Strategies Corporation had a net margin of 4.27% and a return on equity of 12.84%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.29 earnings…

Insider Selling: Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OESX) Insider Sells 40,000 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OESX) Insider Sells 40,000 Shares of Stock

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OESX) insider John H. Scribante sold 40,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.29, for a total transaction of $51,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Shares of Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ OESX) traded up 4.85% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $1.08. 21,230 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50 day moving average is $1.22…

Paycom Software, Inc. (NYSE:PAYC) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Paycom Software, Inc. (NYSE:PAYC) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Paycom Software, Inc. (NYSE:PAYC) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the fifteen ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and ten have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $67.40. Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. UBS AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Paycom Software…

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Decreases Position in Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Decreases Position in Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. reduced its position in shares of Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA) by 5.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 182,331 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 9,900 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 1.22% of Exa Corporation worth $2,316,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd….

Karp Capital Management Corp Acquires Shares of 33,000 Partner Communications Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTNR)

Karp Capital Management Corp Acquires Shares of 33,000 Partner Communications Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTNR)

Karp Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in shares of Partner Communications Company Ltd. (NASDAQ:PTNR) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 33,000 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock, valued at approximately $173,000. Separately, Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in Partner Communications by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 2,664,600 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock worth $12,497,000 after buying an additional 10,300 shares in the last quarter. 2.00% of the…

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Boosts Position in Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Boosts Position in Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in shares of Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) by 55.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 476,591 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 169,338 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.81% of Cloud Peak Energy worth $2,183,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the…

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) by 8.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 41,029 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 3,215 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.10% of Agios Pharmaceuticals worth $2,397,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised…

Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) Shares Sold by Parkside Financial Bank & Trust

Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) Shares Sold by Parkside Financial Bank & Trust

Parkside Financial Bank & Trust cut its position in Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) by 30.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,435 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 3,738 shares during the period. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust’s holdings in Emerson Electric were worth $505,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. raised its…

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.18 EPS

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Issues  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.18 EPS

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The basic materials company reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.18, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $2.62 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.64 billion. Huntsman Corporation had a return on equity of 31.18% and a net margin of 4.33%. The company’s revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.53 earnings per share. Huntsman Corporation (HUN)…