The Burberry Group plc (BRBY) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,200 at Liberum Capital

The Burberry Group plc (BRBY) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,200 at Liberum Capital

Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY) had its price objective hoisted by Liberum Capital from GBX 1,075 ($12.97) to GBX 1,200 ($14.48) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. Liberum Capital currently has a sell rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also recently commented on BRBY. Royal Bank Of Canada raised Burberry Group plc to a sector performer rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 1,200 ($14.48) to GBX 1,400 ($16.89) in a report on Friday, September 30th. Haitong Bank reissued a neutral rating and…

The Wolseley plc’s (WOS) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

The Wolseley plc’s (WOS) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reissued their hold rating on shares of Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) in a research note published on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 4,975 ($60.02) price objective on the stock. Several other brokerages also recently commented on WOS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their target price on shares of Wolseley plc from GBX 4,400 ($53.08) to GBX 4,350 ($52.48) and set a  neutral rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 30th. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on shares of Wolseley plc from…

The Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Given “Buy” Rating at Peel Hunt

The Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) Given “Buy” Rating at Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reissued their buy rating on shares of Watkin Jones PLC (LON:WJG) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 155 ($1.87) price objective on the stock. Separately, Beaufort Securities increased their price target on shares of Watkin Jones PLC from GBX 125 ($1.51) to GBX 148 ($1.79) and gave the stock a speculative buy rating in a report on Friday, November 18th. Watkin Jones PLC (LON:WJG) opened at 134.50 on Wednesday. The company’s market cap is GBX 343.01 million. Watkin…

The Burberry Group plc (BRBY) Receives “Sell” Rating from Bryan, Garnier & Co

The Burberry Group plc (BRBY) Receives “Sell” Rating from Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co reiterated their sell rating on shares of Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY) in a research note published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a GBX 1,350 ($16.29) price objective on the stock. A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on BRBY. Royal Bank Of Canada upgraded shares of Burberry Group plc to a sector performer rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 1,200 ($14.48) to GBX 1,400 ($16.89) in a research note on Friday, September 30th. Haitong Bank reiterated a…

The Marks and Spencer Group Plc’s (MKS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Haitong Bank

The Marks and Spencer Group Plc’s (MKS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Haitong Bank

Haitong Bank reissued their buy rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. They currently have a GBX 375 ($4.52) target price on the retailer’s stock. MKS has been the subject of several other reports. Investec reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 315 ($3.80) target price on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a research report on Monday, November 7th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a GBX 375 ($4.52)…

The Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Downgraded to “Add” at Numis Securities Ltd

The Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) Downgraded to “Add” at Numis Securities Ltd

Numis Securities Ltd lowered shares of Cairn Energy PLC (LON:CNE) to an add rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have GBX 270 ($3.26) price objective on the oil and gas development company’s stock, up from their prior price objective of GBX 250 ($3.02). CNE has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Jefferies Group raised their price target on Cairn Energy PLC from GBX 285 ($3.44) to GBX 300 ($3.62) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on…

The InVitae Corp (NVTA) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The InVitae Corp (NVTA) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of InVitae Corp (NASDAQ:NVTA) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Invitae Corporation is engaged in genetic diagnostics for hereditary disorders which include breast, colon and pancreatic cancer. It operates primarily in the United States, Israel and internationally. Invitae Corporation is headquartered in San Francisco, California. “ Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Leerink Swann started coverage on shares of InVitae Corp in a research note on Thursday,…

The NanoString Technologies Inc. (NSTG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

The NanoString Technologies Inc. (NSTG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NanoString Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “NanoString Technologies, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of life science tools. It provides nCounter Analysis System which supports research and development of clinical applications from basic discovery to the development of future molecular diagnostic tests on a single platform. The company also offers nSolver Analysis software, gene expression panels, miRNA expression assay kits, cancer copy number variation panels, nCounter…

The Nissan Motor Co Ltd (NSANY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Strong-Buy

The Nissan Motor Co Ltd (NSANY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Strong-Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nissan Motor Co Ltd (NASDAQ:NSANY) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has $23.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. manufactures and markets motor vehicles and parts. In North America, Nissan’s operations include styling, engineering, manufacturing, sales, customer and corporate finance and industrial and textile equipment. Nissan in North America employs more than 20,000 people in the United States, Canada and Mexico and generates nearly 75,000…

The Moore Capital Management LP Sells 122,000 Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS)

The Moore Capital Management LP Sells 122,000 Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS)

Moore Capital Management LP reduced its stake in Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS) by 37.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 203,000 shares of the sporting goods retailer’s stock after selling 122,000 shares during the period. Moore Capital Management LP owned 0.18% of Dick’s Sporting Goods worth $11,514,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DKS. Utah Retirement Systems raised its position in Dick’s Sporting…

The Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Has $11,785,000 Position in Teradyne Inc. (TER)

The Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. Has $11,785,000 Position in Teradyne Inc. (TER)

Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. decreased its position in shares of Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER) by 19.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 546,112 shares of the company’s stock after selling 135,360 shares during the period. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. owned approximately 0.27% of Teradyne worth $11,785,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Teradyne by 0.9% in the second quarter. Janus Capital Management…

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Tesco Corp. (TESO) to Sell

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Tesco Corp. (TESO) to Sell

Tesco Corp. (NASDAQ:TESO) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Tesco Corporation is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and service delivery of technology-based solutions for the upstream energy industry. The Company’s product and service include equipment sales and services to drilling contractors and oil and gas operating companies. It operates in three segments, Top Drive, Tubular Services, and CASING DRILLING. Tesco Corporation is headquartered in Houston, Texas. “ A number of other equities analysts…

The Gentherm Inc. (THRM) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The Gentherm Inc. (THRM) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Gentherm Inc. (NASDAQ:THRM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Gentherm Inc. is a developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range of heating and cooling and temperature control applications. The Company offers heated seating, climate seating, electronics, and cables for the automotive markets. It is also building thermoelectric generators to capture the heat and convert it into electricity for various applications in automotive, industrial, and materials…

The Ameriprise Financial Inc. Raises Stake in Rockwell Collins Inc. (COL)

The Ameriprise Financial Inc. Raises Stake in Rockwell Collins Inc. (COL)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE:COL) by 119.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 144,232 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 78,606 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.11% of Rockwell Collins worth $12,165,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Signaturefd LLC increased its position in Rockwell Collins by 0.4% in the second quarter. Signaturefd…

The Ameriprise Financial Inc. Sells 12,524 Shares of Crane Co. (CR)

The Ameriprise Financial Inc. Sells 12,524 Shares of Crane Co. (CR)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. lowered its stake in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) by 6.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 196,938 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,524 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 0.34% of Crane worth $12,409,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its position in shares of Crane by 234.0% in the third quarter. Tower Research…

The Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS) Stake Decreased by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

The Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS) Stake Decreased by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. cut its stake in Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS) by 5.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 101,112 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,783 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.10% of Universal Health Services worth $12,459,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new stake in shares of…

The Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC) Stake Boosted by Huntington National Bank

The Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC) Stake Boosted by Huntington National Bank

Huntington National Bank increased its position in Kraft Heinz Co. (NASDAQ:KHC) by 438.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 139,016 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 113,190 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in Kraft Heinz were worth $12,444,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. WestEnd Advisors LLC bought a new…

The Peugeot SA (UG) PT Set at €19.00 by Jefferies Group

The Peugeot SA (UG) PT Set at €19.00 by Jefferies Group

Peugeot SA (EPA:UG) has been given a €19.00 ($20.21) target price by investment analysts at Jefferies Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on UG. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €20.00 ($21.28) target price on shares of Peugeot SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 27th. BNP Paribas set a €14.60 ($15.53) target price on shares of Peugeot SA…

The Volkswagen AG (VOW3) Given a €110.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group Analysts

The Volkswagen AG (VOW3) Given a €110.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group Analysts

Volkswagen AG (ETR:VOW3) has been given a €110.00 ($117.02) price objective by investment analysts at Jefferies Group in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a “sell” rating on the stock. VOW3 has been the topic of several other research reports. HSBC set a €140.00 ($148.94) price target on shares of Volkswagen AG and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 21st. Kepler Capital Markets set a €155.00 ($164.89) price objective on shares of Volkswagen AG and gave the stock a…

The Moore Capital Management LP Has $25,080,000 Position in Post Holdings Inc. (POST)

The Moore Capital Management LP Has $25,080,000 Position in Post Holdings Inc. (POST)

Moore Capital Management LP increased its stake in shares of Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) by 25.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 325,000 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 66,000 shares during the period. Post Holdings accounts for about 0.9% of Moore Capital Management LP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest position. Moore Capital Management LP owned approximately 0.50% of Post Holdings worth $25,080,000 as of its most recent filing with…

The Samlyn Capital LLC Takes Position in Kohl’s Corp. (KSS)

The Samlyn Capital LLC Takes Position in Kohl’s Corp. (KSS)

Samlyn Capital LLC bought a new stake in Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 578,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,313,000. Samlyn Capital LLC owned 0.32% of Kohl’s Corp. as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in KSS. Two Sigma Advisers LP acquired a new stake in shares of Kohl’s Corp. during the third quarter valued at about $2,472,000. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. purchased…

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Sells 111,893 Shares of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN)

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Sells 111,893 Shares of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN)

Two Sigma Advisers LP cut its position in Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALSN) by 12.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 793,067 shares of the company’s stock after selling 111,893 shares during the period. Two Sigma Advisers LP owned 0.48% of Allison Transmission Holdings worth $22,745,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Hedeker Wealth LLC purchased a new position in Allison Transmission Holdings…

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $25,221,000 Stake in SuperValu Inc. (SVU)

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $25,221,000 Stake in SuperValu Inc. (SVU)

Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in SuperValu Inc. (NYSE:SVU) by 31.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,054,085 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,205,041 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned about 1.91% of SuperValu worth $25,221,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in SuperValu by…

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Acquires 3,303 Shares of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. (AMP)

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Acquires 3,303 Shares of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. (AMP)

Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:AMP) by 1.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 255,228 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,303 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned approximately 0.16% of Ameriprise Financial Services worth $25,465,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D…

The H. B. Fuller Co. (FUL) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

The H. B. Fuller Co. (FUL) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

H. B. Fuller Co. (NYSE:FUL) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.57-2.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.75. The company issued revenue guidance of +~$2.12 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.11 billion. Several research firms have weighed in on FUL. Zacks Investment Research cut H. B. Fuller from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, December 13th. Seaport Global Securities cut H. B. Fuller from an accumulate rating…

The Carolina Financial Corp. (CARO) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS

The Carolina Financial Corp. (CARO) Releases  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.01 EPS

Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO) announced its earnings results on Wednesday. The financial services provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.01. Carolina Financial Corp. had a net margin of 18.66% and a return on equity of 12.27%. Carolina Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CARO) opened at 28.97 on Thursday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $29.41 and its 200 day moving average is $23.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $357.17 million, a PE ratio of 21.16 and a beta of 0.55. Carolina Financial Corp….

The Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (SASR) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS

The Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (SASR) Announces  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS

Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.05. Sandy Spring Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.58% and a net margin of 21.86%. The firm earned $51.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $51.35 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.52 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. Sandy…

The Home BancShares Inc. (HOMB) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

The Home BancShares Inc. (HOMB) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

Home BancShares Inc. (NASDAQ:HOMB) released its earnings results on Thursday. The financial services provider reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.02. Home BancShares had a net margin of 32.41% and a return on equity of 13.46%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.56 earnings per share. Shares of Home BancShares (NASDAQ:HOMB) opened at 26.30 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $3.69 billion, a PE ratio of 22.31 and a beta of 1.05. The company…

The City Holding Co. (CHCO) Announces Earnings Results

The City Holding Co. (CHCO) Announces  Earnings Results

City Holding Co. (NASDAQ:CHCO) released its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.10. City Holding had a net margin of 26.90% and a return on equity of 11.96%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.88 earnings per share. Shares of City Holding (NASDAQ:CHCO) opened at 64.44 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $66.27 and a 200-day moving average of $54.32. The firm has a market cap…

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Buys New Stake in Stericycle Inc. (SRCL)

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Buys New Stake in Stericycle Inc. (SRCL)

Two Sigma Advisers LP bought a new position in shares of Stericycle Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 263,616 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $21,126,000. Two Sigma Advisers LP owned approximately 0.31% of Stericycle as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Generation Investment Management LLP bought a new stake in shares of Stericycle during the second quarter valued at approximately $237,333,000. Fairpointe Capital…

The First Data Corp. (FDC) Shares Bought by Two Sigma Advisers LP

The First Data Corp. (FDC) Shares Bought by Two Sigma Advisers LP

Two Sigma Advisers LP raised its stake in First Data Corp. (NYSE:FDC) by 6.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 1,641,172 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 93,972 shares during the period. Two Sigma Advisers LP owned about 0.18% of First Data Corp. worth $21,598,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its position in shares of First Data…

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Has $21,979,000 Stake in Dolby Laboratories Inc. (DLB)

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Has $21,979,000 Stake in Dolby Laboratories Inc. (DLB)

Two Sigma Advisers LP boosted its stake in Dolby Laboratories Inc. (NYSE:DLB) by 12.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 404,844 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 43,899 shares during the period. Two Sigma Advisers LP owned about 0.39% of Dolby Laboratories worth $21,979,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DLB. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in Dolby Laboratories by 13.9% in…

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Increases Position in Envision Healthcare Corp. (EVHC)

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Increases Position in Envision Healthcare Corp. (EVHC)

Two Sigma Advisers LP boosted its position in shares of Envision Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:EVHC) by 45.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 990,300 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 308,700 shares during the period. Two Sigma Advisers LP owned approximately 0.53% of Envision Healthcare Corp. worth $22,054,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Columbus Circle Investors…

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Lowers Stake in Entergy Corp. (ETR)

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Lowers Stake in Entergy Corp. (ETR)

Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. reduced its stake in Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR) by 74.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 261,199 shares of the company’s stock after selling 761,444 shares during the period. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. owned approximately 0.15% of Entergy Corp. worth $20,042,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of ETR. Allianz Asset Management AG raised its…

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Has $20,538,000 Stake in Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (ULTA)

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Has $20,538,000 Stake in Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (ULTA)

Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. cut its position in Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) by 3.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 86,300 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,500 shares during the period. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. owned about 0.14% of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance worth $20,538,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management acquired a…

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Boosts Position in Orbcomm Inc. (ORBC)

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Boosts Position in Orbcomm Inc. (ORBC)

Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. increased its position in shares of Orbcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) by 41.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 2,010,263 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 587,735 shares during the period. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. owned about 2.83% of Orbcomm worth $20,605,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of ORBC. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in Orbcomm by 3.7% in the second quarter. Principal…

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Purchases Shares of 700,000 Medpace Holdings Inc. (MEDP)

The Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. Purchases Shares of 700,000 Medpace Holdings Inc. (MEDP)

Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. purchased a new position in Medpace Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MEDP) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 700,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,902,000. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. owned approximately 1.72% of Medpace Holdings at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Fund Advisors acquired a new stake in shares of Medpace Holdings during the third quarter worth about…

The Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) Stake Increased by Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C.

The Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) Stake Increased by Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C.

Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. boosted its position in Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE:GPC) by 4.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 217,055 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,100 shares during the period. Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. owned 0.15% of Genuine Parts worth $21,803,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in…

The UMB Financial Corp. (UMBF) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

The UMB Financial Corp. (UMBF) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: UMBF): UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UMBF) opened at 73.02 on Thursday. UMB Financial Corp. has a 52-week low of $40.72 and a 52-week high of $81.11. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $76.86 and a 200-day moving average of $64.38. The company has a market cap of $3.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.66 and a beta of 0.81. UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UMBF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday,…

The Analysts Issue Forecasts for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (COG)

The Analysts Issue Forecasts for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (COG)

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG) – Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. in a research report issued on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst Z. Parham expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.18 for the quarter. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.16 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.14 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings…

The Intel Corp. (INTC) Shares Bought by Hosking Partners LLP

The Intel Corp. (INTC) Shares Bought by Hosking Partners LLP

Hosking Partners LLP boosted its stake in shares of Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) by 13.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 564,657 shares of the chip maker’s stock after buying an additional 68,376 shares during the period. Hosking Partners LLP’s holdings in Intel Corp. were worth $21,316,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of INTC. River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP increased its stake in shares of Intel Corp. by 92.7% in the second quarter….

The NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Shares Sold by Moore Capital Management LP

The NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Shares Sold by Moore Capital Management LP

Moore Capital Management LP decreased its stake in shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 6.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 175,000 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock after selling 11,193 shares during the period. NXP Semiconductors NV makes up 0.6% of Moore Capital Management LP’s portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest position. Moore Capital Management LP owned 0.07% of NXP Semiconductors NV worth $17,852,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds…

The GATX Co. (GATX) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

The GATX Co. (GATX) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

GATX Co. (NASDAQ:GATX) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.40.4.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.53. A number of research firms have weighed in on GATX. Sidoti cut shares of GATX from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 14th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of GATX from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, October 24th. Stifel Nicolaus…

The WNS HLDGS-ADR (WNS) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS

The WNS HLDGS-ADR (WNS) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS

WNS HLDGS-ADR (NYSE:WNS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.07. The firm earned $139.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $137.77 million. WNS HLDGS-ADR had a net margin of 9.64% and a return on equity of 20.23%. WNS HLDGS-ADR’s revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.50 EPS. Shares of WNS HLDGS-ADR (NYSE:WNS) opened at 27.67 on Thursday. WNS…

The Trimble Navigation Ltd. (TRMB) Earns Neutral Rating from Analysts at Northcoast Research

The Trimble Navigation Ltd. (TRMB) Earns Neutral Rating from Analysts at Northcoast Research

Northcoast Research assumed coverage on shares of Trimble Navigation Ltd. (NASDAQ:TRMB) in a research report released on Friday morning. The firm issued a neutral rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a $32.00 target price on shares of Trimble Navigation in a report on Thursday, October 13th. Zacks Investment Research cut Trimble Navigation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, October 28th. Dougherty & Co…

The Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

The Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Monday morning. They currently have $18.00 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Momenta received a boost with the FDA approval of Glatopa (a generic version of Copaxone; 20 mg). The drug has captured nearly 40% of the once-daily Copaxone (20 mg) market. Momenta’s efforts to develop its biosimilars pipeline are also impressive. The company has a partnership with Mylan for six…

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) to Hold

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “Microsoft's continuing enterprise strength, benefits from the Office 365 subscription model, strong growth prospects of Azure and promising new products will continue to generate top-line growth going ahead. Further, the completion of the LinkedIn acquisition is expected to boost Microsoft's presence in the social media market. The deal will also strenghthen the company's enterprise business. The recent defense deal win is signficantly positive…

The Iconix Brand Group Inc. (ICON) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

The Iconix Brand Group Inc. (ICON) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Iconix Brand Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ICON) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report published on Friday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Iconix have been underperforming the Zacks Categorized industry since past two years due to near term headwinds. The company also remains skeptical about its full-year performance as it slashed its sales guidance during the third quarter 2016 conference call. The lowered view was due to delayed timing in some new men's programs and difficult macro conditions in Europe. Though…

The Canaccord Genuity Reiterates Buy Rating for Genomic Health Inc. (GHDX)

The Canaccord Genuity Reiterates Buy Rating for Genomic Health Inc. (GHDX)

Genomic Health Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Canaccord Genuity in a research report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $38.00 target price on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 35.76% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research firms have also issued reports on GHDX. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Genomic Health from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 25th. Cowen and Company downgraded shares of Genomic Health from an “outperform”…

The J D Wetherspoon plc’s (JDW) Reduce Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

The J D Wetherspoon plc’s (JDW) Reduce Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW)‘s stock had its “reduce” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a report issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 745 ($8.99) target price on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price target suggests a potential downside of 20.53% from the stock’s previous close. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday. Peel Hunt upgraded J D Wetherspoon plc to a “hold”…

The Hochschild Mining Plc (HOC) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd

The Hochschild Mining Plc (HOC) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd

Hochschild Mining Plc (LON:HOC)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 220 ($2.65) price target on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 8.86% from the company’s current price. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC downgraded shares of Hochschild Mining Plc to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued…

The Stora Enso OYJ (SEOAY) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The Stora Enso OYJ (SEOAY) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Stora Enso OYJ (NASDAQ:SEOAY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Stora Enso is an integrated forest products company producing magazine papers, newsprint, fine papers and packaging boards, areas in which the Group is a global market leader. Stora Enso also conducts extensive sawmilling operations. To strengthen its market position and better serve customers in the United States, the company acquired the U.S.-based, Consolidated Papers, Inc. in 2000. “ Stora Enso…

The Lam Research Corp. (LRCX) Raised to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

The Lam Research Corp. (LRCX) Raised to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ:LRCX) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Monday. The brokerage currently has $121.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Lam Research Corp. is a leading global provider of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Over the last one year, the stock has underperformed the Zacks characterized Semi-Equipment Wafer Fab industry. In the last reported first quarter, the results were driven by strong success in the areas of…

The Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Estimates have remained unchanged in the past 60 days as Reynolds continues to struggle due to increased competition in the vapor category, declining volumes, strict anti-smoking regulations by governments globally and currency headwinds. Reynolds is losing share in Moist Snuff segment and the performance of Camel brand remains under pressure. Additionally, the cigarette maker is likely to face margin pressure due to…

The Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (SNI) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (SNI) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $84.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 11.49% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Scripps Networks has outperformed the broader industry over the past three months. The stock performed encouragingly in the third quarter of 2016 reporting better-than-expected revenues and earnings. Both metrics also improved on a…

The Tractor Supply Co. (TSCO) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The Tractor Supply Co. (TSCO) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ:TSCO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $85.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 11.24% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “Tractor Supply remains well positioned for growth given its smooth progress on store expansion and technological advancements. Driven by its growth drivers, the stock has substantially outperformed the broader industry in the last…

The General Electric Co. (GE) Shares Sold by Mutual of America Capital Management LLC

The General Electric Co. (GE) Shares Sold by Mutual of America Capital Management LLC

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC cut its position in General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) by 10.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,044,015 shares of the company’s stock after selling 124,602 shares during the period. General Electric comprises about 0.6% of Mutual of America Capital Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest position. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC’s holdings in General Electric were worth $30,924,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional…

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Acquires 41,400 Shares of Stryker Corp. (SYK)

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Acquires 41,400 Shares of Stryker Corp. (SYK)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its position in Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) by 19.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 258,149 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after buying an additional 41,400 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned about 0.07% of Stryker Corp. worth $30,051,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. LSV Asset Management acquired a new position…

The Celanese Corp. (CE) Shares Bought by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.

The Celanese Corp. (CE) Shares Bought by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. increased its stake in Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE) by 0.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 448,637 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 232 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. owned 0.31% of Celanese Corp. worth $29,861,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CE. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. boosted its position…

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Sells 9,050 Shares of LyondellBasell Industries (LYB)

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Sells 9,050 Shares of LyondellBasell Industries (LYB)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board cut its stake in LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) by 2.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 368,650 shares of the company’s stock after selling 9,050 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned approximately 0.09% of LyondellBasell Industries worth $29,735,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Smith…

The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Has $29,693,000 Position in CarMax Inc. (KMX)

The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Has $29,693,000 Position in CarMax Inc. (KMX)

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. decreased its position in shares of CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) by 0.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 556,579 shares of the company’s stock after selling 376 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. owned 0.29% of CarMax worth $29,693,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Mizuho Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its position in shares…

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Decreases Stake in Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR)

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Decreases Stake in Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board lowered its stake in Harman International Industries Inc. (NYSE:HAR) by 0.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 342,394 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,800 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned approximately 0.49% of Harman International Industries worth $28,915,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of HAR. Snow Capital Management LP bought a new stake in Harman International Industries during the second…

The BioLife Solutions Inc. (BLFS) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Maxim Group

The BioLife Solutions Inc. (BLFS) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Maxim Group

Maxim Group began coverage on shares of BioLife Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) in a report issued on Thursday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $3.00 price target on the stock. Maxim Group’s target price points to a potential upside of 75.45% from the stock’s current price. BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ:BLFS) opened at 1.7099 on Thursday. BioLife Solutions has a 52-week low of $1.43 and a 52-week high of $3.58. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $1.64 and a 200 day moving average of $1.75. The company’s market capitalization…

The U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Price Target Raised to $69.00 at Jefferies Group

The U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (SLCA) Price Target Raised to $69.00 at Jefferies Group

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) had its price objective hoisted by analysts at Jefferies Group to $69.00 in a research note issued on Thursday. Jefferies Group’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 20.38% from the company’s current price. Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on shares of U.S. Silica Holdings from $44.00 to $56.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, September 23rd. RBC Capital Markets restated a “buy” rating…

The Farmers Capital Bank Corp. (FFKT) Issues Earnings Results

The Farmers Capital Bank Corp. (FFKT) Issues  Earnings Results

Farmers Capital Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:FFKT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. Farmers Capital Bank Corp. had a return on equity of 9.57% and a net margin of 19.28%. Farmers Capital Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:FFKT) opened at 39.95 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $299.90 million, a P/E ratio of 16.99 and a beta of 0.72. Farmers Capital Bank Corp. has a 52-week low of $24.65 and…

The Johann Franz Tergesen Buys 5,000 Shares of Burcon NutraScience Corp (BU) Stock

The Johann Franz Tergesen Buys 5,000 Shares of Burcon NutraScience Corp (BU) Stock

Burcon NutraScience Corp (TSE:BU) (NYSE:BUR) Director Johann Franz Tergesen acquired 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of C$2.57 per share, for a total transaction of C$12,850.00. Shares of Burcon NutraScience Corp (TSE:BU) opened at 2.50 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $2.66 and its 200 day moving average price is $2.80. Burcon NutraScience Corp has a 12-month low of $1.81 and a 12-month high of $3.90. The firm’s market…

The Morgan Stanley Reiterates “Overweight” Rating for MGM Resorts International (MGM)

The Morgan Stanley Reiterates “Overweight” Rating for MGM Resorts International (MGM)

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Morgan Stanley in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Several other analysts also recently issued reports on MGM. Nomura reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective (up previously from $28.00) on shares of MGM Resorts International in a research note on Wednesday, October 5th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of MGM Resorts International in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th. Argus raised shares of MGM Resorts…

The Praxair Inc. (PX) is VGI PARTNERS PTY Ltd’s 6th Largest Position

The Praxair Inc. (PX) is VGI PARTNERS PTY Ltd’s 6th Largest Position

VGI PARTNERS PTY Ltd raised its position in Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX) by 62.7% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 237,290 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 91,458 shares during the period. Praxair makes up 7.5% of VGI PARTNERS PTY Ltd’s portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. VGI PARTNERS PTY Ltd owned about 0.08% of Praxair worth $28,672,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company….

The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Raises Stake in Encana Corp. (ECA)

The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Raises Stake in Encana Corp. (ECA)

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its position in Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) by 6.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,713,603 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 161,105 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. owned approximately 0.32% of Encana Corp. worth $28,363,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted…

The Raytheon Co. (RTN) Stake Boosted by Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc.

The Raytheon Co. (RTN) Stake Boosted by Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc.

Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. boosted its position in Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) by 20.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 204,231 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 34,250 shares during the period. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. owned approximately 0.07% of Raytheon worth $27,802,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. UMB Bank N A MO increased its stake…

The Clorox Co. (CLX) Stake Raised by Principal Financial Group Inc.

The Clorox Co. (CLX) Stake Raised by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in Clorox Co. (NYSE:CLX) by 1.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 214,414 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,616 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned about 0.17% of Clorox worth $26,840,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of CLX. Valley National Advisers Inc. raised its position in Clorox by 0.5% in the…

The Magna International Inc. (MGA) Shares Sold by Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd.

The Magna International Inc. (MGA) Shares Sold by Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd.

Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. cut its position in shares of Magna International Inc. (NYSE:MGA) (TSE:MG) by 2.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 625,600 shares of the company’s stock after selling 16,000 shares during the period. Magna International makes up 7.0% of Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd largest position. Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. owned approximately 0.16% of Magna International worth $26,861,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A…

The Great Point Partners LLC Takes Position in Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (FOMX)

The Great Point Partners LLC Takes Position in Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (FOMX)

Great Point Partners LLC bought a new position in Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:FOMX) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 2,769,425 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,645,000. Foamix Pharmaceuticals makes up about 6.5% of Great Point Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 5th largest position. Great Point Partners LLC owned about 9.03% of Foamix Pharmaceuticals as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Geduld E E…

The Umpqua Holdings Corp. (UMPQ) Shares Bought by Principal Financial Group Inc.

The Umpqua Holdings Corp. (UMPQ) Shares Bought by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Umpqua Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:UMPQ) by 9.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,695,515 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 147,538 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned approximately 0.77% of Umpqua Holdings Corp. worth $25,518,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Creative Planning boosted its stake in shares of Umpqua…

The Western Digital Corp. (WDC) Shares Bought by Principal Financial Group Inc.

The Western Digital Corp. (WDC) Shares Bought by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ:WDC) by 2.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 440,262 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after buying an additional 10,887 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned 0.15% of Western Digital Corp. worth $25,742,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. American International Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Western Digital Corp….

The AerCap Holdings NV (AER) Position Cut by Moore Capital Management LP

The AerCap Holdings NV (AER) Position Cut by Moore Capital Management LP

Moore Capital Management LP reduced its position in shares of AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) by 17.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 628,018 shares of the company’s stock after selling 130,591 shares during the period. AerCap Holdings NV accounts for 0.8% of Moore Capital Management LP’s holdings, making the stock its 18th largest position. Moore Capital Management LP owned about 0.34% of AerCap Holdings NV worth $24,172,000 at the end of the most recent…

The ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG) Shares Bought by Philadelphia Trust Co.

The ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG) Shares Bought by Philadelphia Trust Co.

Philadelphia Trust Co. boosted its position in shares of ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) by 29.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 529,660 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 120,503 shares during the period. ConAgra Foods accounts for approximately 2.2% of Philadelphia Trust Co.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 10th largest position. Philadelphia Trust Co. owned approximately 0.12% of ConAgra Foods worth $24,952,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also…

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Has $23,106,000 Position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. (SPR)

The Two Sigma Advisers LP Has $23,106,000 Position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. (SPR)

Two Sigma Advisers LP cut its stake in shares of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SPR) by 38.7% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 518,769 shares of the company’s stock after selling 327,790 shares during the period. Two Sigma Advisers LP owned 0.40% of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings worth $23,106,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of SPR. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings by 1.3% in the second…

The Insteel Industries Inc. (IIIN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.13 EPS

The Insteel Industries Inc. (IIIN) Releases Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.13 EPS

Insteel Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:IIIN) announced its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.13. Insteel Industries had a net margin of 8.90% and a return on equity of 18.03%. The company had revenue of $93.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $92.50 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.36 EPS. Insteel Industries’s quarterly revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Shares of Insteel Industries (NASDAQ:IIIN) opened at…

The Consulta Ltd Lowers Stake in Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN)

The Consulta Ltd Lowers Stake in Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN)

Consulta Ltd decreased its stake in Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ALSN) by 42.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 725,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 525,000 shares during the period. Allison Transmission Holdings comprises about 2.7% of Consulta Ltd’s portfolio, making the stock its 12th largest position. Consulta Ltd owned approximately 0.44% of Allison Transmission Holdings worth $20,793,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of ALSN. Vanguard Group…