The Krones AG (KRN) Given a €100.00 Price Target by S&P Global Analysts

The Krones AG (KRN) Given a €100.00 Price Target by S&P Global Analysts

S&P Global set a €100.00 ($117.65) price objective on Krones AG (ETR:KRN) in a research note released on Thursday. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock. KRN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. UBS AG set a €105.50 ($124.12) price objective on Krones AG and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Nord/LB set a €98.00 ($115.29) price objective on Krones AG and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th….

The Installed Building Products (IBP) and TopBuild Corp. (BLD) Head to Head Review

The Installed Building Products (IBP) and TopBuild Corp. (BLD) Head to Head Review

Installed Building Products (NYSE: IBP) and TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Installed Building Products and TopBuild Corp.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. TopBuild Corp. has higher revenue and earnings than Installed Building Products. TopBuild Corp. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Installed Building Products, indicating that it is currently…

The Investors Sell Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) on Strength (KMI)

The Investors Sell Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) on Strength (KMI)

Investors sold shares of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) on strength during trading on Friday. $42.95 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $66.90 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $23.95 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Kinder Morgan had the 28th highest net out-flow for the day. Kinder Morgan traded up $0.03 for the day and closed at $18.03 A number of brokerages have recently commented on KMI. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating…

The Essex Property Trust (ESS) vs. American Campus Communities (ACC) Head to Head Analysis

The Essex Property Trust (ESS) vs. American Campus Communities (ACC) Head to Head Analysis

Essex Property Trust (NYSE: ESS) and American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Essex Property Trust and American Campus Communities’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Essex Property Trust has higher revenue and earnings than American Campus Communities. Essex Property Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Campus Communities,…

The UniCredit SpA (UCG) Given Neutral Rating at UBS AG

The UniCredit SpA (UCG) Given Neutral Rating at UBS AG

UBS AG reiterated their neutral rating on shares of UniCredit SpA (BIT:UCG) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on UCG. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a buy rating on shares of UniCredit SpA in a research note on Wednesday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a buy rating on shares of UniCredit SpA in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have…

The Advisor Group Inc. Buys 68 Shares of Globus Medical, Inc. (GMED)

The Advisor Group Inc. Buys 68 Shares of Globus Medical, Inc. (GMED)

Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,434 shares of the medical device company’s stock after buying an additional 68 shares during the quarter. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in Globus Medical were worth $114,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. M&T Bank Corp grew its stake…

The Independent Bank Co.(MI) (IBCP) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS

The Independent Bank Co.(MI) (IBCP) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS

Independent Bank Co.(MI) (NASDAQ:IBCP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The financial services provider reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by ($0.01), MarketWatch Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $33.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $33.36 million. Independent Bank Co.(MI) had a return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 18.57%. Independent Bank Co (NASDAQ:IBCP) traded up 3.58% during trading on Friday, reaching $23.15. 74,551 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company…

The Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE) Shares Bought by Advisor Group Inc.

The Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE) Shares Bought by Advisor Group Inc.

Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) by 23.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,055 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after buying an additional 781 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in Parsley Energy were worth $113,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company….

The Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

The Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) Posts Quarterly  Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) announced its earnings results on Thursday. The real estate investment trust reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.49, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $87.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $88.16 million. Kite Realty Group Trust had a net margin of 3.29% and a return on equity of 0.73%. The business’s revenue was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the…

The Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust (GRX) Shares Bought by Advisor Group Inc.

The Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust (GRX) Shares Bought by Advisor Group Inc.

Advisor Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust (NYSE:GRX) by 23.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 10,194 shares of the investment management company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,935 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. owned 0.05% of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust worth $111,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Stephens Inc. AR bought a…

The Lundin Mining Co. (LUN) Given “Focus Stock” Rating at Scotiabank

The Lundin Mining Co. (LUN) Given “Focus Stock” Rating at Scotiabank

Scotiabank reiterated their focus stock rating on shares of Lundin Mining Co. (TSE:LUN) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. They currently have a C$10.50 price objective on the mining company’s stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Berenberg Bank raised their target price on shares of Lundin Mining from C$10.00 to C$10.25 in a research note on Thursday. Eight Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of Lundin Mining in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. TD Securities raised…

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Purchases 74,819 Shares of Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Purchases 74,819 Shares of Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its position in Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ:GRPN) by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,215,797 shares of the coupon company’s stock after buying an additional 74,819 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned about 0.22% of Groupon worth $4,669,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Karp Capital…

The American Campus Communities Inc (ACC) Lowered to Neutral at Bank of America Corporation

The American Campus Communities Inc (ACC) Lowered to Neutral at Bank of America Corporation

Bank of America Corporation downgraded shares of American Campus Communities Inc (NYSE:ACC) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. Bank of America Corporation currently has $45.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. ACC has been the subject of a number of other research reports. KeyCorp restated a buy rating and issued a $56.00 price target on shares of American Campus Communities in a research report on Friday, August 25th. BidaskClub cut American Campus Communities from a buy…

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Purchases 25,216 Shares of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM)

The Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Purchases 25,216 Shares of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) by 9.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 294,078 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 25,216 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned 0.69% of Rayonier Advanced Materials worth $4,623,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their…

The Golden Minerals’ (AUMN) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at HC Wainwright

The Golden Minerals’ (AUMN) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at HC Wainwright

HC Wainwright reiterated their buy rating on shares of Golden Minerals Co (NYSEMKT:AUMN) (TSE:AUM) in a research report released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a $1.00 target price on the basic materials company’s stock. Separately, ValuEngine cut Golden Minerals from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Shares of Golden Minerals (NYSEMKT AUMN) traded up 6.410% on Thursday, reaching $0.415. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 148,693 shares. Golden Minerals has a 52-week low of $0.38 and…

The Dean Foods Company (DF) Shares Sold by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

The Dean Foods Company (DF) Shares Sold by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lessened its position in shares of Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) by 6.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 268,836 shares of the company’s stock after selling 19,741 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned about 0.30% of Dean Foods worth $4,570,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. PNC…

The Assa Abloy AB (ASAZY) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The Assa Abloy AB (ASAZY) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Assa Abloy AB (OTCMKTS:ASAZY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Assa Abloy AB offers locks and security products. Its product offer include mechanical locks such as door locks and cylinder locks and security doors, electromechanical locks, electronic locks, door closers, door automatics, access control systems. Assa Abloy also provides secure identity solutions, contactless identification technology solutions, electronic lock systems and safes for hotels and cruise ships. The Company primarily sells in Europe…

The Asure Software Inc (ASUR) Receives $16.50 Consensus PT from Brokerages

The Asure Software Inc (ASUR) Receives $16.50 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Shares of Asure Software Inc (NASDAQ:ASUR) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the nine analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $16.50. A number of research firms have recently commented on ASUR. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Asure Software from a “strong sell” rating to…

The Lands’ End, Inc. (LE) Rating Increased to Sell at BidaskClub

The Lands’ End, Inc. (LE) Rating Increased to Sell at BidaskClub

Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Wednesday. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Lands’ End from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $14.00. Shares of Lands’…

The ValuEngine Upgrades Valhi, Inc. (VHI) to “Hold”

The ValuEngine Upgrades Valhi, Inc. (VHI) to “Hold”

Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI) was upgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of Valhi from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Valhi (NYSE:VHI) opened at 3.98 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $2.68 and its 200 day moving average is $2.99. The company has a market capitalization of $1.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 44.22 and a beta of 2.66. Valhi has a…

The K12 Inc (LRN) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.15 EPS

The K12 Inc (LRN) Announces  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.15 EPS

K12 Inc (NYSE:LRN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported ($0.21) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.36) by $0.15, Briefing.com reports. The firm had revenue of $228.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $235.15 million. K12 had a net margin of 0.05% and a return on equity of 3.18%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.36) earnings per…

The FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.24 EPS

The FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN) Issues  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.24 EPS

FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) issued its earnings results on Thursday. The business services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.24, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $448.96 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $446.63 million. FTI Consulting had a net margin of 2.13% and a return on equity of 5.18%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company…

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Takes Position in Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT)

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Takes Position in Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT)

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new stake in Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBT) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 8,021 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $219,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its holdings in Global Blood Therapeutics by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 30,943 shares of…

The Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

The Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the seventeen brokerages that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $142.82. A number of brokerages recently weighed in on ALGT. ValuEngine raised Allegiant Travel from a “hold” rating to a “buy”…

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Maintains Holdings in Customers Bancorp, Inc (CUBI)

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Maintains Holdings in Customers Bancorp, Inc (CUBI)

Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky maintained its position in Customers Bancorp, Inc (NYSE:CUBI) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 9,100 shares of the bank’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Customers Bancorp were worth $257,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes…

The Critical Survey: Statoil ASA (STO) vs. Its Peers

The Critical Survey: Statoil ASA (STO) vs. Its Peers

Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO) is one of 23 public companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Statoil ASA to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends. Profitability This table compares Statoil ASA and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Statoil ASA and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Statoil ASA has higher revenue and…

The Antero Resources Corporation (AR) Holdings Boosted by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

The Antero Resources Corporation (AR) Holdings Boosted by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) by 6.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 208,103 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after buying an additional 13,459 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned 0.07% of Antero Resources Corporation worth $4,497,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of AR. OLD…

The Innophos Holdings (IPHS) & LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Head to Head Contrast

The Innophos Holdings (IPHS) & LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Head to Head Contrast

Innophos Holdings (NASDAQ: IPHS) and LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Innophos Holdings and LyondellBasell Industries NV, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Innophos Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $56.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.75%. LyondellBasell Industries NV has a consensus price target of $95.69,…

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Boosts Stake in Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (CHKR)

The Virtu KCG Holdings LLC Boosts Stake in Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (CHKR)

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC lifted its stake in shares of Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) by 44.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 94,534 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after buying an additional 29,297 shares during the quarter. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC owned about 0.20% of Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust worth $222,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Separately, KCG Holdings Inc. raised its stake in Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust by 237.7% in…

The Bechtle AG (BC8) Given a €52.50 Price Target at Commerzbank Ag

The Bechtle AG (BC8) Given a €52.50 Price Target at Commerzbank Ag

Commerzbank Ag set a €52.50 ($61.76) price objective on Bechtle AG (ETR:BC8) in a research report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. BC8 has been the topic of a number of other reports. Baader Bank set a €56.00 ($65.88) price objective on Bechtle AG and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Independent Research GmbH set a €60.00 ($70.59) price objective on Bechtle AG and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on…

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Holds Stake in Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MNTA)

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Holds Stake in Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MNTA)

Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky continued to hold its position in shares of Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 15,700 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Momenta Pharmaceuticals were worth $265,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business….

The Telefonica SA (TEF) Given a €10.50 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The Telefonica SA (TEF) Given a €10.50 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €10.50 ($12.35) price objective on Telefonica SA (BME:TEF) in a report released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Morgan Stanley set a €11.00 ($12.94) price objective on Telefonica SA and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Kepler Capital Markets set a €10.00 ($11.76) price objective on Telefonica SA and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note…

The CME Group Inc. (CME) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

The CME Group Inc. (CME) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company lifted their price target on shares of CME Group from $130.00 to $145.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of CME Group…

The Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND) Bonds Rise 1.4% During Trading

The Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (KND) Bonds Rise 1.4% During Trading

An issue of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) debt rose 1.4% against its face value during trading on Friday. The high-yield issue of debt has a 8.75% coupon and will mature on January 15, 2023. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $98.90. Price moves in a company’s debt in credit markets often predict parallel moves in its share price. Several research firms have commented on KND. Mizuho reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $7.50 price objective (down from $8.00) on shares of Kindred Healthcare in a report…

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Has $272,000 Holdings in Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO)

The Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky Has $272,000 Holdings in Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO)

Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky held its stake in Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 26,100 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Capstead Mortgage Corporation were worth $272,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other hedge funds have also…

The Traders Sell Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) on Strength (CAT)

The Traders Sell Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) on Strength (CAT)

Traders sold shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $105.84 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $163.61 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $57.77 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Caterpillar had the 13th highest net out-flow for the day. Caterpillar traded up $0.87 for the day and closed at $137.81 A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. UBS AG set a $155.00 price target on…

The Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM) Insider Acquires $122,325.61 in Stock

The Fluidigm Corporation (FLDM) Insider Acquires $122,325.61 in Stock

Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) insider Levin Capital Strategies, L.P. bought 22,363 shares of Fluidigm Corporation stock in a transaction on Monday, October 23rd. The stock was purchased at an average price of $5.47 per share, for a total transaction of $122,325.61. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Levin Capital Strategies, L.P. also recently made the following trade(s): Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) opened at 5.94 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $5.04 and its 200 day…

The Krones AG (KRN) Given a €117.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG

The Krones AG (KRN) Given a €117.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG set a €117.00 ($137.65) target price on Krones AG (ETR:KRN) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. KRN has been the topic of a number of other reports. UBS AG set a €105.50 ($124.12) price objective on Krones AG and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Nord/LB set a €98.00 ($115.29) price objective on Krones AG and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on…

The Ronald L. Samuel Sells 3,000 Shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (PNFP) Stock

The Ronald L. Samuel Sells 3,000 Shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (PNFP) Stock

Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) Vice Chairman Ronald L. Samuel sold 3,000 shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.28, for a total transaction of $201,840.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 55,794 shares in the company, valued at $3,753,820.32. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (PNFP) opened at 67.15 on Friday….

The Vale S.A. (VALE) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.15 EPS

The Vale S.A. (VALE) Releases  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.15 EPS

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) released its earnings results on Thursday. The basic materials company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.15, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Vale had a return on equity of 16.74% and a net margin of 11.01%. The company had revenue of $9.05 billion during the quarter. Shares of Vale (NYSE:VALE) traded up 1.32% during trading on Friday, reaching $10.01. The company had a trading volume of 26,139,788 shares. Vale has a 1-year low of $6.59 and a 1-year high of…

The Standard Chartered PLC (STAN) Trading Down 3%

The Standard Chartered PLC (STAN) Trading Down 3%

Shares of Standard Chartered PLC (LON:STAN) fell 3% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as GBX 755.10 ($9.96) and last traded at GBX 759.60 ($10.02). 7,394,383 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 10% from the average session volume of 6,700,800 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 783.30 ($10.34). A number of brokerages have recently commented on STAN. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 615 ($8.12) target price on shares of Standard Chartered PLC and gave the company a “sell” rating in a…

The Icon Plc (ICLR) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

The Icon Plc (ICLR) Posts Quarterly  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

Icon Plc (NASDAQ:ICLR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The medical research company reported $1.35 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.03, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Icon Plc had a net margin of 15.97% and a return on equity of 28.72%. The business had revenue of $440.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $438.09 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.19 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.8%…

The FY2017 Earnings Forecast for United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR) Issued By Jefferies Group

The FY2017 Earnings Forecast for United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR) Issued By Jefferies Group

United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Group boosted their FY2017 EPS estimates for United Therapeutics Corporation in a report issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst E. Yang now anticipates that the biotechnology company will earn $12.63 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $11.72. Jefferies Group currently has a “Sell” rating and a $105.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for United Therapeutics Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $3.78 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $3.20 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings…

The Methanex Co. (MX) Given Sector Perform Rating at Scotiabank

The Methanex Co. (MX) Given Sector Perform Rating at Scotiabank

Scotiabank reaffirmed their sector perform rating on shares of Methanex Co. (TSE:MX) (NASDAQ:MEOH) in a research report released on Thursday morning. Scotiabank currently has a C$68.00 price objective on the stock. Separately, BMO Capital Markets reiterated an outperform rating and issued a C$57.00 price target on shares of Methanex in a report on Monday, September 18th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Methanex presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price…

The Telekom Austria AG to Post FY2017 Earnings of $1.43 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (TKAGY)

The Telekom Austria AG to Post FY2017 Earnings of $1.43 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (TKAGY)

Telekom Austria AG (OTC:TKAGY) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their FY2017 earnings estimates for shares of Telekom Austria AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst N. Prys-Owen now forecasts that the company will earn $1.43 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $0.92. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Telekom Austria AG’s FY2018 earnings at $1.61 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $2.06 EPS. Separately, Gabelli restated a “hold” rating on shares of Telekom Austria AG…

The Glencore PLC (GLNCY) Downgraded by Liberum Capital to Sell

The Glencore PLC (GLNCY) Downgraded by Liberum Capital to Sell

Liberum Capital cut shares of Glencore PLC (OTCMKTS:GLNCY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Thursday. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Glencore PLC from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Deutsche Bank AG raised shares of Glencore PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating,…

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosts Stake in Orthofix International N.V. (OFIX)

The Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosts Stake in Orthofix International N.V. (OFIX)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) by 11.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 870,120 shares of the medical device company’s stock after buying an additional 90,349 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 4.82% of Orthofix International N.V. worth $40,443,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Pinebridge Investments L.P….

The Intellicheck Inc (IDN) Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

The Intellicheck Inc (IDN) Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Intellicheck Inc (NYSEMKT:IDN) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. IDN has been the subject of several other research reports. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. began coverage on shares of Intellicheck in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. They issued an outperform rating and a $4.00 target price for the company. CIBC began coverage on shares of Intellicheck in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. They issued an outperform rating and a $4.00 target price…

The WD-40 Company (WDFC) Position Lowered by Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

The WD-40 Company (WDFC) Position Lowered by Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

Virtu KCG Holdings LLC lowered its stake in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) by 3.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,935 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 74 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC’s holdings in WD-40 were worth $214,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of WDFC. Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of…

The Traders Buy Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) on Weakness

The Traders Buy Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) on Weakness

Traders bought shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on weakness during trading on Friday. $94.66 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $79.28 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $15.38 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Wal-Mart Stores had the 32nd highest net in-flow for the day. Wal-Mart Stores traded down ($0.45) for the day and closed at $88.17 WMT has been the topic of a number of research reports. Vetr raised Wal-Mart Stores from a “sell”…

The Essendant Inc. (ESND) Shares Bought by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

The Essendant Inc. (ESND) Shares Bought by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ:ESND) by 11.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,698,887 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 281,356 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 7.19% of Essendant worth $40,024,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted…

The Traders Buy eBay Inc. (EBAY) on Weakness

The Traders Buy eBay Inc. (EBAY) on Weakness

Investors bought shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) on weakness during trading on Friday. $65.24 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $38.76 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $26.48 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, eBay had the 18th highest net in-flow for the day. eBay traded down ($0.10) for the day and closed at $36.80 Several analysts have recently weighed in on EBAY shares. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 target price…

The NIC Inc. (EGOV) Position Lifted by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

The NIC Inc. (EGOV) Position Lifted by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,085,971 shares of the software maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 19,167 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 3.15% of NIC worth $39,529,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a…

The $360.11 Million in Sales Expected for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) This Quarter

The $360.11 Million in Sales Expected for Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect that Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) will announce sales of $360.11 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Watts Water Technologies’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $349.00 million and the highest estimate coming in at $369.47 million. Watts Water Technologies posted sales of $341.10 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 5.6%. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings report after the…

The Voya Investment Management LLC Has $1.02 Million Stake in Dorman Products, Inc. (DORM)

The Voya Investment Management LLC Has $1.02 Million Stake in Dorman Products, Inc. (DORM)

Voya Investment Management LLC grew its stake in Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) by 13.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 12,292 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,477 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Dorman Products were worth $1,017,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted…

The Constellation Software Inc. (CSU) Given New C$715.00 Price Target at National Bank Financial

The Constellation Software Inc. (CSU) Given New C$715.00 Price Target at National Bank Financial

Constellation Software Inc. (TSE:CSU) had its price target upped by National Bank Financial from C$675.00 to C$715.00 in a research report released on Thursday morning. National Bank Financial currently has a sector perform rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also commented on CSU. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on Constellation Software from C$700.00 to C$850.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upped their price target on Constellation Software from C$615.00 to…

The MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Shares Bought by Voya Investment Management LLC

The MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Shares Bought by Voya Investment Management LLC

Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its position in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) by 0.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 119,395 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 125 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC’s holdings in MFA Financial were worth $1,002,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of MFA. Public Employees Retirement…

The ABB Ltd. (ABBN) Given a CHF 25 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

The ABB Ltd. (ABBN) Given a CHF 25 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley set a CHF 25 price objective on ABB Ltd. (VTX:ABBN) in a report published on Thursday. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a CHF 23 price objective on ABB and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. S&P Global set a CHF 26 price objective on ABB and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday,…

The The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Price Target Increased to $41.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

The The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Price Target Increased to $41.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) had its price objective hoisted by Morgan Stanley from $40.00 to $41.00 in a report issued on Monday. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the asset manager’s stock. A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on BX. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of The Blackstone Group L.P. in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of The Blackstone Group L.P. from a buy rating to…

The Air Canada (AC) Given New C$30.00 Price Target at Scotiabank

The Air Canada (AC) Given New C$30.00 Price Target at Scotiabank

Air Canada (TSE:AC) had its price target increased by Scotiabank from C$28.50 to C$30.00 in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a sector perform rating on the stock. Several other analysts have also commented on the stock. CIBC raised their price objective on shares of Air Canada from C$20.50 to C$23.00 in a report on Friday, July 7th. National Bank Financial raised their price objective on shares of Air Canada from C$18.50 to C$20.00 in a report on Thursday, June 29th. TD Securities raised their price objective on…

The FirstService Corp (FSV) Downgraded to “Sector Perform” at Royal Bank Of Canada

The FirstService Corp (FSV) Downgraded to “Sector Perform” at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada cut shares of FirstService Corp (TSE:FSV) (NASDAQ:FSV) from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research report report published on Thursday. They currently have C$95.50 price target on the stock. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on FSV. Scotiabank downgraded shares of FirstService Corp from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating and raised their target price for the company from C$89.00 to C$91.00 in a report on Thursday. BMO Capital Markets restated a market perform rating and set a…

The Wells Fargo & Company Reaffirms Hold Rating for Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG)

The Wells Fargo & Company Reaffirms Hold Rating for Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG)

Wells Fargo & Company restated their hold rating on shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HIG) in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have a $55.00 price target on the insurance provider’s stock. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a buy rating and issued a $58.00 target price on…

The J Ward Mcconnell, Jr. Buys 48,300 Shares of Art’s-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (ARTW) Stock

The J Ward Mcconnell, Jr. Buys 48,300 Shares of Art’s-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (ARTW) Stock

Art’s-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) Director J Ward Mcconnell, Jr. bought 48,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $2.46 per share, with a total value of $118,818.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Shares of Art’s-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ ARTW) traded down 0.93% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $2.65. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,088…

The Roku, Inc. (ROKU) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at William Blair

The Roku, Inc. (ROKU) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at William Blair

William Blair started coverage on shares of Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKU) in a report released on Monday. The brokerage issued an outperform rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for Roku’s Q3 2017 earnings at ($4.07) EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.15) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($1.32) EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.24) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at ($0.22) EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at ($0.20) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at ($0.01) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.01 EPS, FY2018 earnings at ($0.65) EPS, FY2019 earnings at ($0.26) EPS and…

The Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA) Major Shareholder Buys $25,521.00 in Stock

The Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA) Major Shareholder Buys $25,521.00 in Stock

Century Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNBKA) major shareholder James J. Filler purchased 300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $85.07 per share, for a total transaction of $25,521.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 584,467 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $49,720,607.69. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are…

The Ssab Svenskt (SSAAY) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

The Ssab Svenskt (SSAAY) Downgraded to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Ssab Svenskt (OTCMKTS:SSAAY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday. According to Zacks, “SSAB Svenskt Stal AB engages in the provision of steel and construction solutions. The company’s operating segment consists of SSAB Special Steels, SSAB Europe, SSAB Americas, Tibnor and Ruukki Construction. SSAB Special Steels segment provides marketing and sales of SSAB’s quenched and tempered steels. SSAB EMEA segment pertains to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. SSAB Americas segment refers to North and…

The Alaris Royalty Corp. (AD) Insider Amanda Mai Frazer Sells 550 Shares

The Alaris Royalty Corp. (AD) Insider Amanda Mai Frazer Sells 550 Shares

Alaris Royalty Corp. (TSE:AD) insider Amanda Mai Frazer sold 550 shares of Alaris Royalty Corp. stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$20.71, for a total value of C$11,390.50. Alaris Royalty Corp. (TSE AD) traded up 1.11% during trading on Friday, hitting $20.86. The stock had a trading volume of 129,831 shares. The company has a market cap of $760.22 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.57. The company has a 50-day moving average of $20.77 and a 200 day…

The FedEx Corporation (FDX) Stake Boosted by Ativo Capital Management LLC

The FedEx Corporation (FDX) Stake Boosted by Ativo Capital Management LLC

Ativo Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) by 40.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 10,585 shares of the shipping service provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,045 shares during the quarter. Ativo Capital Management LLC’s holdings in FedEx Corporation were worth $2,300,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes…

The Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Announces Earnings Results

The Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (LECO) Announces  Earnings Results

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The industrial products company reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.94 by ($0.01), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Lincoln Electric Holdings had a net margin of 9.86% and a return on equity of 30.55%. The company had revenue of $669.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $658.48 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.89 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 17.9%…

The Northern Trust Corp Acquires 155,951 Shares of AngioDynamics, Inc. (ANGO)

The Northern Trust Corp Acquires 155,951 Shares of AngioDynamics, Inc. (ANGO)

Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in shares of AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGO) by 14.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,202,941 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after purchasing an additional 155,951 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned 3.28% of AngioDynamics worth $19,500,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Stevens Capital Management LP lifted its holdings in…

The Insider Selling: Bank Mutual Corporation (BKMU) Insider Sells 32,493 Shares of Stock

The Insider Selling: Bank Mutual Corporation (BKMU) Insider Sells 32,493 Shares of Stock

Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) insider Michael W. Dosland sold 32,493 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.53, for a total transaction of $342,151.29. Following the sale, the insider now owns 36,907 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $388,630.71. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Shares of Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) traded down 0.47% during mid-day trading on Friday,…

The Northern Trust Corp Trims Holdings in Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)

The Northern Trust Corp Trims Holdings in Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)

Northern Trust Corp trimmed its stake in Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) by 0.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,189,707 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 48,020 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned about 1.22% of Caterpillar worth $772,605,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Caterpillar in the…

The Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Earns Hold Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies

The Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Earns Hold Rating from Piper Jaffray Companies

Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated their hold rating on shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) in a report issued on Tuesday. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $27.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. BidaskClub upgraded Fifth Third Bancorp from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Fifth Third Bancorp from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $29.00 price objective for the company…

The Citigroup Inc. Reduces Position in Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC)

The Citigroup Inc. Reduces Position in Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC)

Citigroup Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ:BMRC) by 36.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,751 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 998 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in Bank of Marin Bancorp were worth $108,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its holdings in Bank…

The StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Sell

The StoneMor Partners L.P. (STON) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Sell

BidaskClub upgraded shares of StoneMor Partners L.P. (NYSE:STON) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report published on Thursday morning. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Raymond James Financial, Inc. lowered shares of StoneMor Partners L.P. from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Citigroup Inc. lowered shares of StoneMor Partners L.P. from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research note on Monday, July 17th….

The Citigroup Inc. Raises Holdings in PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (PFSI)

The Citigroup Inc. Raises Holdings in PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (PFSI)

Citigroup Inc. raised its position in shares of PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFSI) by 1,652.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 6,150 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,799 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in PennyMac Financial Services were worth $103,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Victory Capital Management…

The Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV) Receives Buy Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald

The Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV) Receives Buy Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald reissued their buy rating on shares of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. They currently have a $74.00 price target on the business services provider’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a buy rating and issued a $78.00 price target on shares of Vantiv in a report on Friday, October 13th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Vantiv from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research…

The Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Rating Reiterated by Maxim Group

The Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Rating Reiterated by Maxim Group

Maxim Group restated their sell rating on shares of Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) in a research note released on Monday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. Maxim Group currently has a $3.00 price target on the shipping company’s stock, down from their prior price target of $4.00. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. TheStreet cut Nordic American Tankers Limited from a c- rating to a d+ rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Nordic American Tankers Limited from a strong sell…

The Riverview Bancorp Inc (RVSB) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

The Riverview Bancorp Inc (RVSB) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

Riverview Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:RVSB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The savings and loans company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.01, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $13.44 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.10 million. Riverview Bancorp had a net margin of 17.19% and a return on equity of 7.51%. Riverview Bancorp (NASDAQ RVSB) traded up 0.46% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $8.69. 41,360 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a…

The SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Stock Rating Lowered by Citigroup Inc.

The SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Stock Rating Lowered by Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. downgraded shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research note published on Monday, The Fly reports. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of SunTrust Banks in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a buy rating and issued a $63.00 price target on shares…