Baxter International Inc (BAX) Holding Maintained by Boston Family Office LLC

Baxter International Inc (BAX) Holding Maintained by Boston Family Office LLC

Boston Family Office LLC continued to hold its position in shares of Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 8,275 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Boston Family Office LLC’s holdings in Baxter International were worth $429,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Baxter International by 3.4% in…

Opus Bank (OPB) Shares Obtained by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Opus Bank (OPB) Shares Obtained by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) by 0.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 828,414 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 4,803 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc.’s holdings in Opus Bank were worth $16,693,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Sei Investments Co. increased its…

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Shares Obtained by Capital Innovations LLC

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Shares Obtained by Capital Innovations LLC

Capital Innovations LLC increased its position in shares of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) by 3.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,255 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 80 shares during the period. Capital Innovations LLC’s holdings in Air Products & Chemicals were worth $305,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ancora Advisors LLC bought…

Vantiv Inc (VNTV) Shares Reduced by California Public Employees Retirement System

Vantiv Inc (VNTV) Shares Reduced by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System cut its position in shares of Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) by 3.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 305,500 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 10,300 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Vantiv were worth $19,589,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of VNTV. Norges Bank bought a new stake in…

Mobileye NV (MBLY) Holding Trimmed by California Public Employees Retirement System

Mobileye NV (MBLY) Holding Trimmed by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System decreased its stake in Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY) by 4.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 328,796 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 14,200 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Mobileye NV were worth $20,188,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA acquired a new position in Mobileye NV during the first quarter worth $123,000. WFG…

Lennar Co. (LEN) Shares Obtained by California Public Employees Retirement System

Lennar Co. (LEN) Shares Obtained by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in shares of Lennar Co. (NYSE:LEN) by 18.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 401,500 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 63,400 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Lennar were worth $20,553,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in LEN. Spirit of America Management Corp…

Popular Inc (BPOP) Received Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Popular Inc (BPOP) Received Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the nine research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and two have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $47.75. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on BPOP shares. TheStreet raised Popular from a “c+” rating to…

Analysts AwaitBank of Hawaii Co. (BOH) Will Publish Quarterly Sales of $157.71 Million

Analysts AwaitBank of Hawaii Co. (BOH) Will Publish Quarterly Sales of $157.71 Million

Equities analysts expect that Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) will report sales of $157.71 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Bank of Hawaii’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $155.71 million to $159.70 million. Bank of Hawaii posted sales of $150.07 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 5.1%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Monday, July 24th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Bank of Hawaii will report…

Brokerages Anticipate Childrens Place Inc (PLCE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $372.50 Million

Brokerages Anticipate Childrens Place Inc (PLCE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $372.50 Million

Wall Street brokerages expect that Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) will announce sales of $372.50 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Childrens Place’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $370.50 million to $374.50 million. Childrens Place reported sales of $371.42 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 0.3%. The business is expected to announce its next earnings results on Wednesday, August 16th. On average, analysts expect that Childrens Place will report full-year…

CU Bancorp (CUNB) Received News Effect Score of 0.08

CU Bancorp (CUNB) Received News Effect Score of 0.08

Media coverage about CU Bancorp (NASDAQ:CUNB) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CU Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 52…

Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. Has $1,894,000 Holding in Fastenal Company (FAST)

Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. Has $1,894,000 Holding in Fastenal Company (FAST)

Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. maintained its stake in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 36,775 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc.’s holdings in Fastenal Company were worth $1,894,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Fastenal Company by 26.1% in…

Quantbot Technologies LP Has $399,000 Holding in Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (FMX)

Quantbot Technologies LP Has $399,000 Holding in Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (FMX)

Quantbot Technologies LP cut its position in Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (NYSE:FMX) by 60.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 4,514 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,795 shares during the period. Quantbot Technologies LP’s holdings in Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB were worth $399,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. boosted its position in Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB by 0.4% in the first quarter….

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sold 1,260,384 Shares of CBS Co. (CBS)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sold 1,260,384 Shares of CBS Co. (CBS)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut its stake in CBS Co. (NYSE:CBS) by 16.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 6,311,038 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock after selling 1,260,384 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned approximately 1.55% of CBS worth $437,735,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of CBS. Airain ltd purchased a new stake in shares of CBS during the…

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (MMP) Holding Grow by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (MMP) Holding Grow by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) by 8.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 3,763,537 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after buying an additional 277,575 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 1.65% of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. worth $289,454,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Evermay Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in Magellan Midstream Partners,…

ARGA Investment Management LP Purchase 92,335 Shares of BP plc (BP)

ARGA Investment Management LP Purchase 92,335 Shares of BP plc (BP)

ARGA Investment Management LP increased its stake in BP plc (NYSE:BP) by 3.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,586,592 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 92,335 shares during the period. BP plc accounts for approximately 12.8% of ARGA Investment Management LP’s holdings, making the stock its 3rd largest position. ARGA Investment Management LP’s holdings in BP plc were worth $89,288,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors also recently bought and sold…

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Has $199.76 Million Holding in American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Has $199.76 Million Holding in American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) by 12.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 2,975,801 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 339,482 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc.’s holdings in American Electric Power Company were worth $199,762,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Cranbrook Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in American Electric Power Company during the…

Estate Counselors LLC Has $10.45 Million Holding in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)

Estate Counselors LLC Has $10.45 Million Holding in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (QQQ)

Estate Counselors LLC decreased its stake in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) by 26.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 78,910 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 28,480 shares during the period. PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 comprises 2.7% of Estate Counselors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest position. Estate Counselors LLC’s holdings in PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 were worth $10,446,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to…

Cooper Companies Inc (COO) Holding Trimmed by California Public Employees Retirement System

Cooper Companies Inc (COO) Holding Trimmed by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System decreased its stake in Cooper Companies Inc (NYSE:COO) by 3.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 109,700 shares of the medical device company’s stock after selling 4,200 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Cooper Companies were worth $21,928,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD boosted its stake in Cooper Companies by 2.5% in the…

California Public Employees Retirement System Lifted Holding in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

California Public Employees Retirement System Lifted Holding in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) by 2.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 609,098 shares of the retailer’s stock after buying an additional 13,700 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Bed Bath & Beyond were worth $24,035,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced…

Formula Growth Ltd. Purchased $1.17 Million in Bitauto Hldg Ltd (BITA)

Formula Growth Ltd. Purchased $1.17 Million in Bitauto Hldg Ltd (BITA)

Formula Growth Ltd. acquired a new stake in Bitauto Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BITA) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 45,600 shares of the information services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,168,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BITA. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in Bitauto Hldg by 2.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,896 shares of the information services provider’s stock valued at…

SBA Communications (SBAC) Received News Sentiment Rating of 0.07

SBA Communications (SBAC) Received News Sentiment Rating of 0.07

Media stories about SBA Communications (NASDAQ:SBAC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SBA Communications earned a news impact score of 0.07 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news articles about the technology company an impact score of 68 out…

Green Plains Partners (GPP) Received Coverage Optimism Score of 0.06

Green Plains Partners (GPP) Received Coverage Optimism Score of 0.06

Media coverage about Green Plains Partners (NASDAQ:GPP) has been trending somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Green Plains Partners earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 0 out…

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Effect Esterline Technologies (ESL) Share Price

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Effect Esterline Technologies (ESL) Share Price

Headlines about Esterline Technologies (NYSE:ESL) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. Alpha One, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Esterline Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of…

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $67.26 Million Holding in Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $67.26 Million Holding in Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE:KWR) by 12.3% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 510,821 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after buying an additional 55,812 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned 3.85% of Quaker Chemical Corp worth $67,255,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Quaker Chemical Corp by 7.8% in…

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $67.24 Million Holding in Altra Industrial Motion Corp (AIMC)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $67.24 Million Holding in Altra Industrial Motion Corp (AIMC)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in Altra Industrial Motion Corp (NASDAQ:AIMC) by 12.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,726,380 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 195,242 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s holdings in Altra Industrial Motion Corp were worth $67,242,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in…

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Purchased 54,237 Shares of Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Purchased 54,237 Shares of Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) by 6.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 867,118 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 54,237 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned approximately 1.87% of Blackbaud worth $66,482,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its position in Blackbaud by 18.1% in the first…

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (GIII) Issues Quarterly Revenue Results

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (GIII) Issues Quarterly  Revenue Results

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII) posted its earnings results on Tuesday. The textile maker reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.40) by $0.22, Morningstar.com reports. The firm had revenue of $529 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $497.88 million. G-III Apparel Group had a negative net margin of 3.33% and a negative return on equity of 8.10%. The company’s revenue was up 15.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company…

Sonic Co. (SONC) Received $27.77 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Sonic Co. (SONC) Received $27.77 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Sonic Co. (NASDAQ:SONC) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the fourteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $27.77. Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sonic…

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Affect Hologic (HOLX) Shares Price

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Affect Hologic (HOLX) Shares Price

Media headlines about Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hologic earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about the medical equipment provider an impact score of 75 out of 100,…

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Lifted Holding in DISH Network Corp (DISH)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Lifted Holding in DISH Network Corp (DISH)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in shares of DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) by 2.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 158,228 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,388 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in DISH Network Corp were worth $10,046,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dodge & Cox…

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (GIII) Publishes Q2 Revenue Guidance

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (GIII) Publishes Q2 Revenue Guidance

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII) updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ($0.34)-($0.24) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.42). The company issued revenue guidance of ~$520 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $491.67 million.G-III Apparel Group also updated its FY18 guidance to $1.20-1.30 EPS. A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a hold rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of G-III Apparel Group…

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Rating Grow to Purchase at Zacks Investment Research

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Rating Grow to Purchase at Zacks Investment Research

Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $154.00 price objective on the software maker’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target points to a potential upside of 8.68% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “Stamps.com provides easy, convenient and cost-effective Internet -based services for mailing or shipping letters, packages or parcels anywhere in the United States and at anytime. Their core mailing and shipping services are designed to…

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) Boosted by Tudor Pickering to “Purchase”

Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL) Boosted by Tudor Pickering to “Purchase”

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) was upgraded by analysts at Tudor Pickering from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Several other brokerages have also commented on NBL. Scotiabank restated a “hold” rating and set a $46.00 target price on shares of Noble Energy in a research report on Tuesday, February 14th. KLR Group boosted their target price on shares of Noble Energy from $66.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 16th….

Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Boosted by ValuEngine to Purchase

Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Boosted by ValuEngine to Purchase

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Friday. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on LUV. Vetr cut shares of Southwest Airlines from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $58.51 target price for the company. in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an overweight rating and issued a $61.00 target price on shares of Southwest Airlines in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd….

Herc Stake Inc (HRI) Boosted to “Sell” at ValuEngine

Herc Stake Inc (HRI) Boosted to “Sell” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Herc Holdings Inc (NYSE:HRI) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. Several other research firms also recently commented on HRI. Northcoast Research downgraded Herc Holdings from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 7th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. KeyCorp upgraded Herc Holdings from a sector weight rating to an overweight rating and set a $60.00 target price for the company in a research…

KCG Stake, Inc. Class A (KCG) Boosted to Strong-Purchase at ValuEngine

KCG Stake, Inc. Class A (KCG) Boosted to Strong-Purchase at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A (NYSE:KCG) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research cut KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Saturday, April 22nd. Buckingham Research cut KCG Holdings, Inc. Class A from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $20.00 price target for the company….

Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT) Lowered to “Purchase” at ValuEngine

Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT) Lowered to “Purchase” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. HT has been the subject of several other reports. Barclays PLC reiterated an equal weight rating and set a $19.00 price target (down from $21.00) on shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust in a report on Wednesday, March 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hersha Hospitality Trust from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Tuesday, March 21st. JMP Securities downgraded Hersha…

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Affect News Corp (NWSA) Share Price

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Affect News Corp (NWSA) Share Price

Media coverage about News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. News Corp earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 78 out of…

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Received Favorable Media Coverage, Research Finds

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Received Favorable Media Coverage, Research Finds

News stories about Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) have trended positive recently, according to AlphaOne. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Dollar General Corp. earned a news impact score of 0.30 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 75 out of 100,…

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Astronics Co. (ATRO) to Publish $0.40 Revenue Per Share

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Astronics Co. (ATRO) to Publish $0.40 Revenue Per Share

Equities analysts expect that Astronics Co. (NASDAQ:ATRO) will report $0.40 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Astronics’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.40 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.39. Astronics posted earnings of $0.57 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 29.8%. The firm is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, August 2nd. On average, analysts expect that Astronics will report…

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $65.18 Million Holding in Atlassian Co. PLC (TEAM)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $65.18 Million Holding in Atlassian Co. PLC (TEAM)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut its stake in shares of Atlassian Co. PLC (NASDAQ:TEAM) by 13.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 2,176,071 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 337,486 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 0.97% of Atlassian Co. PLC worth $65,175,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp bought a new position in shares of Atlassian Co. PLC during the fourth quarter…

Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP) Shares Obtained by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP) Shares Obtained by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Tesoro Logistics LP (NASDAQ:TLLP) by 7.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,177,740 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 81,256 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 1.14% of Tesoro Logistics worth $64,151,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of TLLP. FTB Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Tesoro Logistics by 78.3% in the first quarter….

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (HPP) Shares Obtained by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (HPP) Shares Obtained by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of Hudson Pacific Properties Inc (NYSE:HPP) by 31.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,889,683 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 455,235 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned about 1.39% of Hudson Pacific Properties worth $65,458,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of…

KBC Group NV Has $2.70 Million Holding in Zayo Group Stake Inc (ZAYO)

KBC Group NV Has $2.70 Million Holding in Zayo Group Stake Inc (ZAYO)

KBC Group NV increased its position in Zayo Group Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZAYO) by 15.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 81,970 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 11,190 shares during the period. KBC Group NV’s holdings in Zayo Group Holdings were worth $2,697,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Seven Eight Capital LP acquired a new stake in Zayo Group Holdings during the fourth quarter…

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $495.30 Million

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $495.30 Million

Analysts expect that Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) will report $495.30 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seven analysts have made estimates for Autodesk’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $503.80 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $490.97 million. Autodesk posted sales of $550.70 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 10.1%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Thursday, August 24th. On average, analysts expect that Autodesk will…

Vascular Solutions (VASC) Received Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Vascular Solutions (VASC) Received Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Headlines about Vascular Solutions (NASDAQ:VASC) have trended positive on Tuesday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vascular Solutions earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the medical device company an impact…

Vedanta (VEDL) Received Daily Media Sentiment Rating of -0.03

Vedanta (VEDL) Received Daily Media Sentiment Rating of -0.03

News articles about Vedanta (NYSE:VEDL) have trended somewhat negative this week, Alpha One reports. The research group, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vedanta earned a media sentiment score of -0.03 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 0 out of…

Brightcove Inc (BCOV) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

Brightcove Inc (BCOV) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

Brightcove Inc (NASDAQ:BCOV) was downgraded by ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Friday. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price objective on Brightcove from $13.00 to $10.50 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 5th. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of Brightcove in a research note on Wednesday, February 22nd. TheStreet raised Brightcove from a…

China Telecom Co. Limited (CHA) Received Average Rating of “Purchase” by Analysts

China Telecom Co. Limited (CHA) Received Average Rating of “Purchase” by Analysts

Shares of China Telecom Co. Limited (NYSE:CHA) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the seven research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, four have assigned a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut China Telecom Co. Limited from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made…

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Trimmeds Holding in Shopify Inc (US) (SHOP)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Trimmeds Holding in Shopify Inc (US) (SHOP)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. lowered its position in Shopify Inc (US) (NYSE:SHOP) (TSE:SH) by 7.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 622,562 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 51,140 shares during the period. OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s holdings in Shopify Inc (US) were worth $42,390,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Shopify Inc (US) by 0.6% in the fourth…

Cortina Asset Management LLC Bought New Holding in Veracyte Inc (VCYT)

Cortina Asset Management LLC Bought New Holding in Veracyte Inc (VCYT)

Cortina Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Veracyte Inc (NASDAQ:VCYT) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 505,419 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,640,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in Veracyte by 31.9% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 11,327 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock valued at $104,000 after…

Principal Financial Group Inc. Increases Holding in Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN)

Principal Financial Group Inc. Increases Holding in Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN)

Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) by 3.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 311,144 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 9,683 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Align Technology were worth $35,691,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Van ECK Associates Corp increased its position in Align…

Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) Received Media Sentiment Score of 0.09

Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) Received Media Sentiment Score of 0.09

News headlines about Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GBT) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Global Blood Therapeutics earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned media coverage about the company…

Farmer Brothers (FARM) Gains Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.11

Farmer Brothers (FARM) Gains Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.11

News coverage about Farmer Brothers (NASDAQ:FARM) has been trending somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Farmer Brothers earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 0 out of…

Harris (HRS) Given Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Harris (HRS) Given Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

Media headlines about Harris (NYSE:HRS) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Harris earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news articles about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 36 out…

KBC Group NV Bought 11,393 Shares of T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS)

KBC Group NV Bought 11,393 Shares of T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS)

KBC Group NV boosted its stake in T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) by 36.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 42,813 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock after buying an additional 11,393 shares during the period. KBC Group NV’s holdings in T-Mobile US were worth $2,765,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. boosted its position in T-Mobile…

Alliance Trust PLC (ATST) to Issue Dividend of GBX 3.29 on June 30th

Alliance Trust PLC (ATST) to Issue Dividend of GBX 3.29 on  June 30th

Alliance Trust PLC (LON:ATST) announced a dividend on Tuesday, May 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.29 ($0.04) per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. This is a positive change from Alliance Trust PLC’s previous dividend of $3.27. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. Alliance Trust PLC (ATST) traded up 0.86% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 706.00. The stock had a trading volume…

Volta Finance Limited Ord (VTA) to Issue Dividend of €0.16 on June 29th

Volta Finance Limited Ord (VTA) to Issue Dividend of €0.16 on  June 29th

Volta Finance Limited Ord (LON:VTA) announced a dividend on Thursday, June 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of €0.16 ($0.18) per share on Thursday, June 29th. This represents a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. Shares of Volta Finance Limited Ord (LON VTA) remained flat at GBX 7.75 during mid-day trading on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,830 shares. Volta Finance Limited Ord has a 12-month…

Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG) Holding Lowered by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG) Holding Lowered by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund reduced its position in shares of Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG) by 6.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 29,527 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,912 shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s holdings in Leggett & Platt were worth $1,486,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made…

Principal Financial Group Inc. Purchase 10,107 Shares of U.S. Silica Stake Inc (SLCA)

Principal Financial Group Inc. Purchase 10,107 Shares of U.S. Silica Stake Inc (SLCA)

Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) by 1.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 750,710 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 10,107 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in U.S. Silica Holdings were worth $36,027,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in SLCA. Shelton Capital Management bought a new stake in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings during the…

Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) To Go Ex-Dividend on June 7th

Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) To Go Ex-Dividend on June 7th

Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of 0.73 per share by the medical instruments supplier on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $2.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. Becton Dickinson and has raised its dividend by an average of 10.1% per year over the last three years and has raised its dividend annually for the last 45 consecutive years….

BNC Bancorp (BNCN) Shares Rating Boosted by ValuEngine

BNC Bancorp (BNCN) Shares Rating Boosted by ValuEngine

BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCN) was upgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday. BNCN has been the subject of several other reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $37.75 target price on shares of BNC Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, April 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BNC Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 21st. Four investment analysts have…

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Purchased 3,375 Shares of Lithia Motors Inc (LAD)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Purchased 3,375 Shares of Lithia Motors Inc (LAD)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its stake in shares of Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) by 17.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 22,363 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,375 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Lithia Motors were worth $1,915,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Hodges Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Lithia Motors by 25.3% in the first…

AxoGen, Inc. (AXGN) Rating Grow to Hold at ValuEngine

AxoGen, Inc. (AXGN) Rating Grow to Hold at ValuEngine

AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Several other analysts also recently commented on the stock. Wedbush reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $14.00 price objective (down previously from $17.00) on shares of AxoGen in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Roth Capital assumed coverage on shares of AxoGen in a research report on Monday, March 6th. They set a “buy” rating and a $14.50 price objective for…

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Bought New Holding in Uniti Group Inc (UNIT)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Bought New Holding in Uniti Group Inc (UNIT)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. bought a new position in shares of Uniti Group Inc (NASDAQ:UNIT) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 1,656,046 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $42,809,000. A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of UNIT. Sei Investments Co. purchased a new stake in shares of Uniti Group during the first quarter worth approximately $107,000. Delta Asset Management LLC TN purchased a new stake in shares of Uniti…

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Sold 14,190 Shares of Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Sold 14,190 Shares of Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. lowered its position in Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) by 3.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 404,421 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after selling 14,190 shares during the period. OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s holdings in Align Technology were worth $46,391,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Van ECK Associates Corp raised its position in shares…

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Bought 118,226 Shares of IHS Markit Ltd (INFO)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. Bought 118,226 Shares of IHS Markit Ltd (INFO)

OppenheimerFunds Inc. increased its stake in shares of IHS Markit Ltd (NASDAQ:INFO) by 12.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,068,915 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 118,226 shares during the period. OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s holdings in IHS Markit were worth $44,841,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Korea Investment CORP boosted its position in IHS Markit…

Edge Therapeutics (EDGE) Trended Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Edge Therapeutics (EDGE) Trended Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

News articles about Edge Therapeutics (NASDAQ:EDGE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Edge Therapeutics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave press coverage about the biotechnology company an…

Halcon Resources (HK) Given Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Halcon Resources (HK) Given Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

News headlines about Halcon Resources (NYSE:HK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Halcon Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news headlines about the energy company an impact score of…

Arrow Global Group PLC (ARW) Received Consensus Rating of “Purchase” from Brokerages

Arrow Global Group PLC (ARW) Received Consensus Rating of “Purchase” from Brokerages

Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 419.67 ($5.39). Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Jefferies Group LLC raised their price target on Arrow Global Group…

Brokerages Issued Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (GBT) Target Price at $50.34

Brokerages Issued Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (GBT) Target Price at $50.34

Shares of Global Blood Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:GBT) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the thirteen research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and eleven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is $50.34. Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 target…

Stericycle Inc (SRCL) Shares Reduced by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Stericycle Inc (SRCL) Shares Reduced by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund reduced its position in shares of Stericycle Inc (NASDAQ:SRCL) by 4.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 14,377 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 595 shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s holdings in Stericycle were worth $1,192,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company….

Murphy Oil Co. (MUR) Holding Reduced by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Murphy Oil Co. (MUR) Holding Reduced by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund cut its stake in Murphy Oil Co. (NYSE:MUR) by 8.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 27,442 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 2,512 shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s holdings in Murphy Oil were worth $785,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in MUR. Horrell Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Murphy…

AMERCO (UHAL) Shares Reduced by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

AMERCO (UHAL) Shares Reduced by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund cut its stake in AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) by 4.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,058 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 97 shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s holdings in AMERCO were worth $784,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in UHAL. Genesee Valley Trust Co. boosted…

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund Sold 5,323 Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund Sold 5,323 Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund decreased its position in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) by 6.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 74,909 shares of the textile maker’s stock after selling 5,323 shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s holdings in Hanesbrands were worth $1,555,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of HBI. Pacer…

ValuEngine Upgrades Baidu Inc (BIDU) to Hold

ValuEngine Upgrades Baidu Inc (BIDU) to Hold

Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) was upgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Vetr lowered shares of Baidu from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $196.20 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Benchmark Co. initiated coverage on shares of Baidu in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. They issued a “buy” rating and…

Subsea 7 SA (SUBCY) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Subsea 7 SA (SUBCY) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Subsea 7 SA (NASDAQ:SUBCY) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Subsea 7 SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company in…

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Lifted Holding in MarketAxess Stake Inc. (MKTX)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Lifted Holding in MarketAxess Stake Inc. (MKTX)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL boosted its stake in MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) by 17.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,700 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 400 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in MarketAxess Holdings were worth $506,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in shares…

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Lifted Holding in Stillwater Mining Company (SWC)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Lifted Holding in Stillwater Mining Company (SWC)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department boosted its position in shares of Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) by 17.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 113,017 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 17,056 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Stillwater Mining Company were worth $1,952,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its stake in Stillwater Mining…

Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL Reduced Holding in Tesla Inc (TSLA)

Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL Reduced Holding in Tesla Inc (TSLA)

Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL reduced its stake in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) by 13.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 913 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock after selling 147 shares during the period. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL’s holdings in Tesla were worth $254,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of Tesla…