The Tudor Investment Corp ET AL Takes Position in Dynegy Inc. (DYN)

The Tudor Investment Corp ET AL Takes Position in Dynegy Inc. (DYN)

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Dynegy during the fourth quarter worth $5,146,000. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Dynegy by 4.1% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,210,112 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $18,697,000 after buying an additional 86,756 shares during the last quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd bought a new stake in Dynegy during the fourth quarter worth approximately $195,000. Renaissance Technologies…

The OBALON THERPTCS (OBLN) and Stryker Corporation (SYK) Financial Survey

The OBALON THERPTCS (OBLN) and Stryker Corporation (SYK) Financial Survey

Insider & Institutional Ownership OBALON THERPTCS (NASDAQ: OBLN) and Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, earnings and risk. 61.6% of OBALON THERPTCS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.3% of Stryker Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.4% of OBALON THERPTCS shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of Stryker Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication…

The TerraForm Power, Inc. (TERP) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

The TerraForm Power, Inc. (TERP) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Several brokerages recently weighed in on TERP. Zacks Investment Research raised TerraForm Power from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, March 2nd. Avondale Partners raised TerraForm Power from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 7th. Finally, BidaskClub raised TerraForm Power from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. TerraForm Power, Inc. (NASDAQ:TERP) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the…

The CIBC Reiterates Outperform Rating for Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)

The CIBC Reiterates Outperform Rating for Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)

A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on ATVI. Wedbush set a $63.00 price objective on shares of Activision Blizzard and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 6th. Vetr raised shares of Activision Blizzard from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $65.85 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, June 15th. Benchmark Co. boosted their price objective on shares of Activision Blizzard from $60.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating…

The Voyager Therapeutics (VYGR) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.31

The Voyager Therapeutics (VYGR) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.31

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring: Media stories about Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VYGR) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Voyager Therapeutics earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories…

The Uranium Resources (URRE) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.29

The Uranium Resources (URRE) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.29

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring: Media stories about Uranium Resources (NASDAQ:URRE) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Uranium Resources earned a news sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories…

The Old National Bancorp (ONB) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

The Old National Bancorp (ONB) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis: Media headlines about Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Old National Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines…

The Apache Corporation (APA) Position Lowered by Teacher Retirement System of Texas

The Apache Corporation (APA) Position Lowered by Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. First Manhattan Co. increased its position in shares of Apache Corporation by 0.5% in the first quarter. First Manhattan Co. now owns 11,848 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $756,000 after buying an additional 55 shares in the last quarter. Albert D Mason Inc. increased its position in shares of Apache Corporation by 0.6% in the first quarter. Albert D Mason Inc. now owns 8,735 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $449,000 after buying…

The General Motors Company (GM) Research Coverage Started at CLSA

The General Motors Company (GM) Research Coverage Started at CLSA

Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Wolfe Research began coverage on General Motors Company in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. They issued a market perform rating and a $33.00 price target for the company. Nomura reiterated a buy rating and issued a $47.00 price target on shares of General Motors Company in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. Berenberg Bank reiterated a sell rating and issued a $31.00 price target on shares of General Motors Company in a research note on…

The Mohawk Industries (MHK) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.17

The Mohawk Industries (MHK) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.17

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings: News headlines about Mohawk Industries (NYSE:MHK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mohawk Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news…

The Insider Buying: North American Energy Partners Inc. (NOA) Insider Buys C$44,400.00 in Stock

The Insider Buying: North American Energy Partners Inc. (NOA) Insider Buys C$44,400.00 in Stock

North American Energy Partners also recently made the following trade(s): North American Energy Partners Inc. (TSE:NOA) (NYSE:NOA) insider North American Energy Partners acquired 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 19th. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$5.92 per share, with a total value of C$44,400.00. About North American Energy Partners North American Energy Partners Inc provides a range of mining and heavy construction services to customers in the resource development and industrial construction sectors within Western Canada. The Company’s operating divisions…

The Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA) Major Shareholder Acquires $51,745.32 in Stock

The Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA) Major Shareholder Acquires $51,745.32 in Stock

Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA) traded down 1.69% during trading on Monday, hitting $63.90. The stock had a trading volume of 3,399 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $62.20 and a 200-day moving average price of $61.74. The company has a market cap of $355.73 million, a PE ratio of 14.05 and a beta of 0.72. Century Bancorp, Inc. has a 52 week low of $40.00 and a 52 week high of $66.65. Century Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNBKA) major shareholder James J. Filler bought 803 shares of the…

The Community Trust & Investment Co. Has $18.46 Million Position in Markel Corporation (MKL)

The Community Trust & Investment Co. Has $18.46 Million Position in Markel Corporation (MKL)

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. FTB Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Markel Corporation during the first quarter valued at $104,000. Ancora Advisors LLC bought a new position in Markel Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $117,000. West Oak Capital LLC raised its position in Markel Corporation by 13.0% in the first quarter. West Oak Capital LLC now owns 130 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 15 shares during the last quarter….

The Ballentine Partners LLC Invests $258,000 in Royal Bank Of Canada (RY)

The Ballentine Partners LLC Invests $258,000 in Royal Bank Of Canada (RY)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Norges Bank bought a new stake in Royal Bank Of Canada during the fourth quarter valued at about $791,469,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Royal Bank Of Canada by 4.6% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 31,678,190 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,309,657,000 after buying an additional 1,402,437 shares in the last quarter. Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. boosted its stake in Royal…

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Sells 375,921 Shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS)

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Sells 375,921 Shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS)

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Welch Group LLC bought a new stake in Fortune Brands Home & Security during the first quarter valued at about $112,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new stake in Fortune Brands Home & Security during the first quarter valued at about $126,000. Global X Management Co. LLC increased its stake in Fortune Brands Home & Security by 28.7% in the first quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 2,106 shares of the industrial…

The State Street Corp Buys 51,747 Shares of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)

The State Street Corp Buys 51,747 Shares of Cintas Corporation (CTAS)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Parallel Advisors LLC raised its position in Cintas Corporation by 19.4% in the first quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 862 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 140 shares during the last quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC raised its position in Cintas Corporation by 11.6% in the first quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 1,023 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued…

The Arcontech Group PLC (ARC) Insider Purchases £12,200 in Stock

The Arcontech Group PLC (ARC) Insider Purchases £12,200 in Stock

Shares of Arcontech Group PLC (LON ARC) traded up 7.76% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 62.50. 16,546 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 64.91 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 56.36. Arcontech Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 30.48 and a one year high of GBX 73.77. Arcontech Group PLC (LON:ARC) insider Matthew Jeffs acquired 20,000 shares of Arcontech Group PLC stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 26th. The stock was purchased…

The Chemed Corp. (CHE) Director Acquires $204,560.00 in Stock

The Chemed Corp. (CHE) Director Acquires $204,560.00 in Stock

Shares of Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE) traded down 0.28% on Monday, hitting $205.53. 39,100 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $204.68 and its 200 day moving average price is $181.66. The firm has a market cap of $3.31 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.15 and a beta of 1.17. Chemed Corp. has a one year low of $126.54 and a one year high of $216.01. Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE) Director George J. Walsh III bought 1,000 shares of Chemed Corp. stock in a transaction…

The Credit Agricole Sa (CRARY) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

The Credit Agricole Sa  (CRARY) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Credit Agricole S.A. markets a complete range of financial products and services. It offers savings, investments, life insurance, credit, payment and insurance services. Its activities are organized into three business lines: Central body: it ensures the cohesion and smooth functioning of the network, and represents the Group with banking authorities; Specialized business: it provides asset management, insurance, private banking, consumer credit, leasing, factoring and Banking and investment. The strength of its retail bank and know -how of its subsidiaries enable it to intervene in all areas of…

The Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

The Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

A number of other research firms also recently commented on CMCSA. Moffett Nathanson downgraded Comcast Corporation from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $45.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. ValuEngine downgraded Comcast Corporation from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Macquarie reiterated a buy rating and issued a $45.00 price objective on shares of Comcast Corporation in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Telsey Advisory Group boosted their price…

The Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) Rating Lowered to C at TheStreet

The Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) Rating Lowered to C at TheStreet

A number of other analysts have also issued reports on BWLD. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $160.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note on Friday, February 24th. Citigroup Inc. lowered their price target on Buffalo Wild Wings from $178.00 to $162.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, March 20th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $185.00 price target on shares of Buffalo Wild Wings in a research note…

The DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (DMPI) Given Buy Rating at Maxim Group

The DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (DMPI) Given Buy Rating at Maxim Group

“DelMar announced the VAL-083 P3 protocol in refractory glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) has been approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).”,” the firm’s analyst commented. Maxim Group reiterated their buy rating on shares of DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMPI) in a research note published on Friday morning. They currently have a $11.00 target price on the stock. DelMar Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DMPI) traded down 1.36% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $2.18. The company had a trading volume of 68,445 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $2.19 and a 200…

The Entegris, Inc. (ENTG) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

The Entegris, Inc. (ENTG) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on ENTG. Craig Hallum lowered shares of Entegris from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Dougherty & Co boosted their target price on shares of Entegris from $26.50 to $27.50 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised shares of Entegris from a buy rating to a conviction-buy rating…

The Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Shares Gap Down on Analyst Downgrade

The Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Shares Gap Down  on Analyst Downgrade

Several other research analysts have also weighed in on BBBY. Telsey Advisory Group cut their target price on Bed Bath & Beyond from $42.00 to $41.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, April 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Bed Bath & Beyond from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 21st. Credit Suisse Group cut their target price on Bed Bath & Beyond from $39.00 to $38.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the…

The Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares (TNA)

The Traders Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares (TNA)

Shares of Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares (TNA) traded up 0.86% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $56.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,699,646 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $53.56 and its 200 day moving average is $90.56. Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares has a 12 month low of $26.35 and a 12 month high of $58.31. Direxion Small Cap Bull 3X Shares (NYSEARCA:TNA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders acquired 947 put options on the…

The Nustar Energy L.P. (NS) Receives $49.43 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

The Nustar Energy L.P. (NS) Receives $49.43 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

NS has been the topic of several research reports. Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Nustar Energy L.P. in a report on Friday, April 21st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $47.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Nustar Energy L.P. from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Nustar Energy L.P. from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, April 13th. Wells Fargo & Company upgraded…

The Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.25 Per Share

The Franco-Nevada Corporation (FNV) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.25 Per Share

On average, analysts expect that Franco-Nevada Corporation will report full-year earnings of $0.98 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.82 to $1.09. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post earnings of $1.14 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.92 to $1.22. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Franco-Nevada Corporation. Brokerages forecast that Franco-Nevada Corporation (NYSE:FNV) (TSE:FNV) will post $0.25 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks…

The Intrawest Resorts Holdings (SNOW) and Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (PLYA) Financial Contrast

The Intrawest Resorts Holdings (SNOW) and Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (PLYA) Financial Contrast

Insider & Institutional Ownership Intrawest Resorts Holdings (NYSE: SNOW) and Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Profitability This table compares Intrawest Resorts Holdings and Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Intrawest Resorts Holdings and Playa Hotels…

The Genworth Financial (GNW) Given News Impact Rating of 0.29

The Genworth Financial (GNW) Given News Impact Rating of 0.29

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis: Media coverage about Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) has trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Genworth Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news…

The Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Affect KBR (KBR) Stock Price

The Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Affect KBR (KBR) Stock Price

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring: Media coverage about KBR (NYSE:KBR) has trended positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KBR earned a media sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the construction company an…

The Trustmark Corporation (TRMK) Lowered to “Market Perform” at Hovde Group

The Trustmark Corporation (TRMK) Lowered to “Market Perform” at Hovde Group

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on TRMK. BidaskClub upgraded Trustmark Corporation from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a hold rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Trustmark Corporation in a report on Friday, June 9th. Stephens restated a hold rating on shares of Trustmark Corporation in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Trustmark Corporation from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report…

The Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.14

The Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.14

A number of brokerages have commented on SNH. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Monday, June 19th. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Tuesday, February 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, March 3rd….

The Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

The Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Stamps.com provides easy, convenient and cost-effective Internet -based services for mailing or shipping letters, packages or parcels anywhere in the United States and at anytime. Their core mailing and shipping services are designed to allow individual consumers or employees of small businesses or larger enterprises to select a carrier, print US postage or shipping labels from multiple carriers, schedule a pick-up, track a package and apply enterprise-wide business rules to manage and account for mailing and shipping costs. “ Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Stamps.com Inc….

The Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

The Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring: News articles about Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cincinnati Financial Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories…

The Contrasting New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU) & CAE (CAE)

The Contrasting New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU) & CAE (CAE)

Profitability CAE (NYSE: CAE) and New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU) are both mid-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for CAE and New Oriental Education & Technology Group, as provided by MarketBeat. CAE presently has a consensus target price of $19.17, indicating a potential upside of 14.43%. New Oriental Education & Technology…

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Intrawest Resorts Holdings (SNOW) Share Price

The Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Intrawest Resorts Holdings (SNOW) Share Price

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring: News headlines about Intrawest Resorts Holdings (NYSE:SNOW) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Intrawest Resorts Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines…

The vTv Therapeutics Inc. (VTVT) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The vTv Therapeutics Inc. (VTVT) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “vTv Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which is engaged in the discovery and development of orally administered small molecule drug candidates to fill unmet medical needs. Its drug candidate for the treatment of Alzheimers disease includes azeliragon TTP488, which is in Phase III clinical trials; type II diabetes drug candidates include Glucokinase Activator TTP399 and GLP-1r Agonist TTP273 which completed Phase I clinical trials; products for the prevention of muscle weakness and treatment of inflammatory disorders include HPP593, HPP737 and HPP971 which is in Phase1 clinical…

The Harsco Corporation (HSC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

The Harsco Corporation (HSC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring: Media stories about Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Harsco Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the industrial products…

The Crocs (CROX) and Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK) Financial Contrast

The Crocs (CROX) and Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK) Financial Contrast

Risk and Volatility Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK) and Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitabiliy, valuation and earnings. Insider and Institutional Ownership 94.4% of Crocs shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Deckers Outdoor Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Crocs shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments…

The Shire PLC (SHPG) Upgraded to “Sell” by BidaskClub

The Shire PLC (SHPG) Upgraded to “Sell” by BidaskClub

A number of other brokerages have also commented on SHPG. Cantor Fitzgerald started coverage on Shire PLC in a report on Friday, June 16th. They issued an overweight rating and a $222.00 price objective on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price objective on Shire PLC from $250.00 to $245.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 9th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $216.00 price objective (down from $239.00) on shares of Shire PLC in a report on…

The Annette Kelleher Purchases 12 Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT) Stock

The Annette Kelleher Purchases 12 Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT) Stock

Annette Kelleher also recently made the following trade(s): Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider Annette Kelleher bought 12 shares of Johnson Matthey PLC stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 21st. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 3,018 ($38.39) per share, with a total value of £362.16 ($460.65). JMAT has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,300 ($41.97) target price on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on…

The Insider Selling: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (FMBH) Director Sells $40,700.00 in Stock

The Insider Selling: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (FMBH) Director Sells $40,700.00 in Stock

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ FMBH) traded up 1.60% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $34.87. 18,229 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $34.41 and a 200 day moving average price of $33.33. The firm has a market cap of $435.46 million, a PE ratio of 16.98 and a beta of -0.09. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. has a 12-month low of $22.95 and a 12-month high of $37.78. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBH) Director Steven L. Grissom sold 1,100 shares…

The Xerox Corporation (XRX) Receives “Sell” Rating from Barclays PLC

The Xerox Corporation (XRX) Receives “Sell” Rating from Barclays PLC

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on XRX. ValuEngine downgraded Xerox Corporation from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded Xerox Corporation from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a buy rating and issued a $34.00 price target on shares of Xerox Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on Xerox Corporation from…

The Toyota Motor Corp Ltd Ord (TM) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The Toyota Motor Corp Ltd Ord (TM) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Toyota is banking on emerging markets for its sales growth. Also, it is expected to benefit from its new product development initiatives which include new fuel cell vehicles. Toyota has launched its data science hub for global operations in the form of a new company Toyota Connected and has also teamed up with Microsoft to accelerate telematics research, network security and data analytics for delivering Internet connected car solutions. The company has made several structural changes to improve the strength and autonomy of regional operations. Toyota is…

The WGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

The WGL Holdings Inc (WGL) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

A number of other research firms have also commented on WGL. Hilliard Lyons lowered shares of WGL Holdings from a neutral rating to an underperform rating in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of WGL Holdings from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a hold rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price…

The United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

The United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “United Technologies outperformed the Zacks categorized Diversified Operations industry in the last three months. Management also reaffirmed its guidance for 2017 on favorable growth dynamics. The business mix and diversification allows the company to deliver consistent earnings and dividend growth. The company is focused on revamping its aerospace unit to overhaul the organizational structure and accelerate inorganic growth through potential acquisition opportunities. United Technologies anticipates that the streamlined organizational set-up would enable it to better serve its customers. The company has an experienced management team and is…

The Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

The Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

VRX has been the topic of several other research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a sector perform rating and issued a $18.00 price objective (down previously from $21.00) on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd. BTIG Research reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Mizuho reiterated an underperform rating and issued a $8.00 price objective (down previously from $9.00) on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a research note on Monday,…

The Insider Selling: Finisar Corporation (FNSR) EVP Sells $152,057.52 in Stock

The Insider Selling: Finisar Corporation (FNSR) EVP Sells $152,057.52 in Stock

Julie Sheridan Eng also recently made the following trade(s): Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR) EVP Julie Sheridan Eng sold 5,576 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.27, for a total value of $152,057.52. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ FNSR) traded down 3.19% on Monday, reaching $27.30. The company had a trading volume of 1,374,139 shares. The firm has…

The MSCI Inc (MSCI) Shares Bought by Tower Research Capital LLC TRC

The MSCI Inc (MSCI) Shares Bought by Tower Research Capital LLC TRC

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Van ECK Associates Corp bought a new stake in shares of MSCI during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $110,000. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of MSCI by 115.0% in the first quarter. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 1,505 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $146,000 after buying an additional 805 shares during the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in…

The Dollar General Corporation (DG) Shares Bought by Epoch Investment Partners Inc.

The Dollar General Corporation (DG) Shares Bought by Epoch Investment Partners Inc.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Alpha Windward LLC raised its position in shares of Dollar General Corporation by 2.4% in the first quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 1,844 shares of the company’s stock worth $129,000 after buying an additional 44 shares during the last quarter. Wrapmanager Inc. raised its position in shares of Dollar General Corporation by 15.1% in the first quarter. Wrapmanager Inc. now owns 3,566 shares of the company’s stock worth $249,000 after buying an additional 469 shares during…

The PLDT Inc. (PHI) Downgraded by BidaskClub

The PLDT Inc. (PHI) Downgraded by BidaskClub

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on PHI. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of PLDT from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th. TheStreet upgraded shares of PLDT from a d+ rating to a c- rating in a report on Monday, June 5th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of PLDT from an underperform rating to a neutral rating in a report on Tuesday, March 7th. CLSA upgraded shares of PLDT from a sell rating to a buy rating in a…

The Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) Shares Bought by Point72 Asset Management L.P.

The Sage Therapeutics, Inc. (SAGE) Shares Bought by Point72 Asset Management L.P.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Sage Therapeutics by 10,082.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,863,124 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $203,482,000 after buying an additional 2,835,006 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in Sage Therapeutics by 189.3% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 2,056,895 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock…

The Insider Buying: Monroe Capital Corporation (MRCC) Director Purchases $96,375.00 in Stock

The Insider Buying: Monroe Capital Corporation (MRCC) Director Purchases $96,375.00 in Stock

Monroe Capital Corporation (NASDAQ MRCC) traded down 0.2666% on Monday, reaching $14.9999. The company had a trading volume of 44,895 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $15.59 and its 200-day moving average is $15.58. Monroe Capital Corporation has a 52 week low of $13.60 and a 52 week high of $16.37. Monroe Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:MRCC) Director Jeffrey D. Steele bought 6,425 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 20th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $15.00 per share, with a total value…

The Morgan Stanley Trims Semgroup Corporation (SEMG) Target Price to $32.00

The Morgan Stanley Trims Semgroup Corporation (SEMG) Target Price to $32.00

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on SEMG. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Semgroup Corporation from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Barclays PLC cut shares of Semgroup Corporation from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $36.00 to $32.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada dropped their target price on shares of Semgroup Corporation from $42.00 to…

The Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI) Shares Sold by HighTower Advisors LLC

The Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI) Shares Sold by HighTower Advisors LLC

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in TRI. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its position in shares of Thomson Reuters Corp by 0.4% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 11,896,855 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $514,297,000 after buying an additional 52,932 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of Thomson Reuters Corp by 10.7% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 8,345,670…

The Westrock Company (WRK) Shares Sold by Signaturefd LLC

The Westrock Company (WRK) Shares Sold by Signaturefd LLC

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its stake in Westrock Company by 16.8% in the first quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 2,039 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 294 shares during the last quarter. WFG Advisors LP increased its stake in Westrock Company by 184.9% in the fourth quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 29,762 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth…

The Paloma Partners Management Co Reduces Position in Invesco PLC (IVZ)

The Paloma Partners Management Co Reduces Position in Invesco PLC (IVZ)

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. IFP Advisors Inc increased its stake in shares of Invesco PLC by 5.9% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 3,950 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 221 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Invesco PLC by 99.8% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 5,110 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 2,552 shares during the…

The Tower Research Capital LLC TRC Invests $206,000 in EnLink Midstream, LLC (ENLC)

The Tower Research Capital LLC TRC Invests $206,000 in EnLink Midstream, LLC (ENLC)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. LVW Advisors LLC boosted its position in EnLink Midstream by 0.5% in the first quarter. LVW Advisors LLC now owns 51,725 shares of the pipeline company’s stock worth $1,003,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in EnLink Midstream by 3.1% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 13,742 shares of the pipeline company’s stock worth $266,000 after buying an…

The Altria Group (MO) Upgraded at BidaskClub

The Altria Group (MO) Upgraded at BidaskClub

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Piper Jaffray Companies started coverage on Altria Group in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. They set an overweight rating and a $76.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered Altria Group from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a hold rating and set a $71.00 price objective on shares of Altria Group in a report on Friday, March 24th. Vetr raised Altria Group from…

The Brokerages Set SemGroup Corp (SEMG) Target Price at $34.00

The Brokerages Set SemGroup Corp (SEMG) Target Price at $34.00

SEMG has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded SemGroup Corp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of SemGroup Corp in a report on Friday, April 7th. Barclays PLC upgraded SemGroup Corp from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $36.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, Morgan Stanley…

The Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) Lifted to “Buy” at BidaskClub

The Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) Lifted to “Buy” at BidaskClub

Several other brokerages have also issued reports on LAZ. Bank of America Corporation raised Lazard from an underperform rating to a neutral rating and set a $47.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research raised Lazard from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $50.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $50.00…

The Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Stake Reduced by Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky

The Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Stake Reduced by Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in SLF. Comerica Bank increased its position in Sun Life Financial by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 42,043 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,685,000 after buying an additional 3,941 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in Sun Life Financial by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 9,589 shares of the financial services provider’s stock…

The Achmea Investment Management B.V. Takes Position in RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RNR)

The Achmea Investment Management B.V. Takes Position in RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (RNR)

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in RenaissanceRe Holdings by 2.9% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 86,937 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $12,575,000 after buying an additional 2,429 shares during the last quarter. Moon Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in RenaissanceRe Holdings by 2.5% in the first quarter. Moon Capital Management LLC now owns 17,731 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $2,565,000 after buying an additional…

The The Medicines Company (MDCO) Shares Sold by Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky

The The Medicines Company (MDCO) Shares Sold by Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its stake in shares of The Medicines Company by 0.3% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 15,850 shares of the company’s stock valued at $775,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in shares of The Medicines Company by 1.7% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,413 shares of the company’s stock valued…

The BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC) Shares Bought by Boston Common Asset Management LLC

The BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation (BKCC) Shares Bought by Boston Common Asset Management LLC

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Muzinich & Co. Inc. boosted its position in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation by 57.3% in the first quarter. Muzinich & Co. Inc. now owns 2,265,197 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $17,102,000 after buying an additional 825,021 shares during the period. UBS Group AG boosted its position in BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation by 29.6% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 1,337,516 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at…

The Boston Common Asset Management LLC Increases Stake in First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

The Boston Common Asset Management LLC Increases Stake in First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in FSLR. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in First Solar by 7,977.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,922,544 shares of the solar cell manufacturer’s stock worth $187,601,000 after buying an additional 6,836,843 shares during the period. Wellington Management Group LLP raised its stake in First Solar by 28.8% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 3,038,924 shares of the solar cell manufacturer’s stock worth $82,356,000 after buying an additional 679,898…

The Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Stake Decreased by HighTower Advisors LLC

The Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Stake Decreased by HighTower Advisors LLC

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in WAL. Jane Street Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Western Alliance Bancorporation during the first quarter worth about $258,000. AQR Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Western Alliance Bancorporation by 62.7% in the first quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 199,814 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $9,809,000 after buying an additional 76,966 shares during the last quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of…

The RBC Bearings Incorporated (ROLL) Director Sells $244,237.00 in Stock

The RBC Bearings Incorporated (ROLL) Director Sells $244,237.00 in Stock

Shares of RBC Bearings Incorporated (NASDAQ ROLL) traded up 0.34% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $101.89. The stock had a trading volume of 27,478 shares. The firm has a market cap of $2.42 billion, a PE ratio of 34.31 and a beta of 1.28. RBC Bearings Incorporated has a 52-week low of $67.99 and a 52-week high of $108.39. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $102.19 and a 200 day moving average price of $95.40. RBC Bearings Incorporated (NASDAQ:ROLL) Director Richard R. Crowell sold 2,300…

The 1,750,000 Shares in Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Acquired by Scopus Asset Management L.P.

The 1,750,000 Shares in Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Acquired by Scopus Asset Management L.P.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of VIAB. State Street Corp increased its stake in Viacom by 1.4% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 15,523,719 shares of the company’s stock valued at $723,729,000 after buying an additional 207,253 shares in the last quarter. Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in Viacom during the first quarter valued at about $2,342,000. Stelliam Investment Management LP purchased a new stake in Viacom during the first quarter valued at about $46,620,000. Schwab Charles…

The Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $13,017,000 Position in ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD)

The Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $13,017,000 Position in ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC boosted its stake in ABIOMED by 0.4% in the first quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 6,978 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $874,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in ABIOMED by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS…

The Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $13.66 Million Stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF)

The Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $13.66 Million Stake in YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in YPF. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its position in shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima by 49.0% in the first quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 7,125 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock worth $172,000 after buying an additional 2,343 shares in the last quarter. Private Advisory Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima during the first quarter worth $210,000. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC purchased a new position…

The Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC Cuts Stake in Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA)

The Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC Cuts Stake in Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA)

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Ulta Beauty by 2,734.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,007,950 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,143,188,000 after buying an additional 3,866,567 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Ulta Beauty during the fourth quarter worth $146,350,000. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its stake in shares of Ulta Beauty by 1,786.4% in the first quarter. Wellington Management…

The Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) Shares Bought by Proficio Capital Partners LLC

The Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) Shares Bought by Proficio Capital Partners LLC

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Aristotle Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 12.2% in the first quarter. Aristotle Capital Management LLC now owns 33,750,761 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $256,911,000 after buying an additional 3,676,506 shares during the period. Cambiar Investors LLC boosted its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 1.2% in the first quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC now owns 27,834,814 shares of the bank’s…

The Proficio Capital Partners LLC Reduces Stake in NGL ENERGY PARTNERS LP (NGL)

The Proficio Capital Partners LLC Reduces Stake in NGL ENERGY PARTNERS LP (NGL)

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its position in NGL ENERGY PARTNERS by 26.2% in the first quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 1,861,544 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $42,071,000 after buying an additional 386,858 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE increased its position in NGL ENERGY PARTNERS by 272.5% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 17,319 shares of the…

The Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Position Cut by Amalgamated Bank

The Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Position Cut by Amalgamated Bank

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BSX. AQR Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Boston Scientific Corporation by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 2,557,612 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock worth $55,321,000 after buying an additional 29,528 shares during the last quarter. DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main bought a new stake in Boston Scientific Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $5,951,000. IFM Investors Pty Ltd bought a…

The Lee Enterprises, (LEE) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31

The Lee Enterprises, (LEE) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis: Headlines about Lee Enterprises, (NYSE:LEE) have trended positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing 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. Lee Enterprises, earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an…

The Westwood Holdings Group Inc. Has $13.82 Million Position in KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC)

The Westwood Holdings Group Inc. Has $13.82 Million Position in KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC)

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Cohen Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in KLA-Tencor Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $119,000. Ledyard National Bank purchased a new position in shares of KLA-Tencor Corporation during the first quarter worth $135,000. Trust Co. of Vermont increased its position in shares of KLA-Tencor Corporation by 3.2% in the first quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont now owns 1,457 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $138,000 after buying an additional 45 shares…

The Financial Review: ONEOK Partners, L.P. (OKS) versus Antero Midstream Partners (AM)

The Financial Review: ONEOK Partners, L.P. (OKS) versus Antero Midstream Partners (AM)

Profitability ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) and Antero Midstream Partners (NYSE:AM) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitabiliy, valuation and risk. This table compares ONEOK Partners, L.P. and Antero Midstream Partners’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Insider and Institutional Ownership 41.2% of ONEOK Partners, L.P. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.6% of Antero Midstream Partners shares are held by institutional investors….

The Financial Review: Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) versus Resolute Forest Products (RFP)

The Financial Review: Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) versus Resolute Forest Products (RFP)

Earnings and Valuation Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) and Resolute Forest Products (NYSE:RFP) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitabiliy and earnings. This table compares Clearwater Paper Corporation and Resolute Forest Products’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Resolute Forest Products has higher revenue and earnings than Clearwater Paper Corporation. Resolute Forest Products is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Clearwater Paper Corporation, indicating…

The Critical Analysis: New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU) and CAE (CAE)

The Critical Analysis: New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU) and CAE (CAE)

Volatility & Risk New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU) and CAE (NYSE:CAE) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings. New Oriental Education & Technology Group has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CAE has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its share price is 15% less volatile than the…