Morgan Stanley Increases Holding in UBS AG (UBS)

Morgan Stanley Increases Holding in UBS AG (UBS)

Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of UBS AG (NYSE:UBS) by 4.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 4,562,608 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 200,367 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley’s holdings in UBS AG were worth $62,143,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in UBS. BTC Capital Management Inc. raised its position in UBS AG by 0.4% in…

John C. Hadjipateras Purchased 20,000 Shares of Dorian LPG Ltd. (LPG) Shares

John C. Hadjipateras Purchased 20,000 Shares of Dorian LPG Ltd. (LPG) Shares

Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE:LPG) CEO John C. Hadjipateras purchased 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 13th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $9.38 per share, with a total value of $187,600.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,279,744 shares in the company, valued at $21,383,998.72. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE:LPG) opened at 10.88 on Friday….

Richard N. Baer Sold 9,301 Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor Stake Inc. (LTRPA) Shares

Richard N. Baer Sold 9,301 Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor Stake Inc. (LTRPA) Shares

Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRPA) insider Richard N. Baer sold 9,301 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.53, for a total transaction of $172,347.53. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 19,544 shares in the company, valued at $362,150.32. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Shares of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRPA) opened at 17.70 on Friday. The stock has a 50…

Piper Jaffray Cos. Set “$2.00” Target Price for Alcobra Ltd. (ADHD)

Piper Jaffray Cos. Set “$2.00” Target Price for Alcobra Ltd. (ADHD)

Piper Jaffray Cos. set a $2.00 target price on Alcobra Ltd. (NASDAQ:ADHD) in a research note released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Jefferies Group restated a buy rating and set a $6.00 target price (down from $9.00) on shares of Alcobra in a report on Monday, October 3rd. Roth Capital set a $8.00 target price on shares of Alcobra and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Saturday, October 1st….

Rock Springs Capital Management LP Continues to Hold Holding in Atyr Pharma Inc. (LIFE)

Rock Springs Capital Management LP Continues to Hold Holding in Atyr Pharma Inc. (LIFE)

Rock Springs Capital Management LP continued to hold its position in shares of Atyr Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:LIFE) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 433,500 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. Rock Springs Capital Management LP owned about 1.83% of Atyr Pharma worth $1,379,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of LIFE. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Atyr Pharma by 43.2% in the…

Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) Shares Reduced by World Asset Management Inc

Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) Shares Reduced by World Asset Management Inc

World Asset Management Inc reduced its position in Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL) by 17.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 36,756 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,690 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc’s holdings in Hormel Foods Corp. were worth $1,394,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of HRL. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. increased its position in…

Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) Shares Obtained by World Asset Management Inc

Xilinx Inc. (XLNX) Shares Obtained by World Asset Management Inc

World Asset Management Inc raised its position in Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) by 2.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 25,677 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock after buying an additional 633 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc’s holdings in Xilinx were worth $1,395,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of XLNX. Capital Fund Management S.A. acquired a new position in shares of Xilinx during the second quarter worth…

Matthew J. Wallach Sold 84,000 Shares of Veeva Systems Inc. (VEEV) Shares

Matthew J. Wallach Sold 84,000 Shares of Veeva Systems Inc. (VEEV) Shares

Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) President Matthew J. Wallach sold 84,000 shares of Veeva Systems stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.18, for a total value of $3,627,120.00. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 42,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,813,560. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) traded down 0.53% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $43.00. 636,235 shares of the…

Amazon.com’s (AMZN) Outperform Rating Setd at Oppenheimer Stake Inc.

Amazon.com’s (AMZN) Outperform Rating Setd at Oppenheimer Stake Inc.

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. in a report issued on Thursday. They presently have a $900.00 price target on the e-commerce giant’s stock. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.’s target price points to a potential upside of 11.24% from the company’s previous close. AMZN has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Argus raised Amazon.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $935.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, September…

Green Plains Partners LP (GPP) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Green Plains Partners LP (GPP) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Green Plains Partners LP (NASDAQ:GPP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Green Plains Partners LP provide ethanol and fuel storage, terminal and transportation services by owning, operating, developing and acquiring storage tanks, terminals, transportation assets and other related assets and businesses. Green Plains Partners LP is based in Omaha, Nebraska. “ Several other research analysts have also issued reports on GPP. DA Davidson reaffirmed a buy rating and set…

Pandora Media, Inc. (P) Received “Outperform” Rating at Wedbush

Pandora Media, Inc. (P) Received “Outperform” Rating at Wedbush

Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $15.00 price target on the Internet radio service’s stock. Wedbush’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 17.65% from the company’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised Pandora Media from a “buy” rating to a “conviction-buy” rating and raised their target price for the stock from $17.00 to $19.00…

Blueknight Energy Partners L.P., L.L.C. (BKEP) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Blueknight Energy Partners L.P., L.L.C. (BKEP) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Blueknight Energy Partners L.P., L.L.C. (NASDAQ:BKEP) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P., based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, owns and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. It provides midstream services to its customers by focusing in three operational areas: crude oil terminalling and storage, crude oil gathering and transportation services and asphalt terminalling, storage and processing services. The Company’s strategically located storage facilities, terminals and pipelines provide customers…

Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (NASDAQ:GGAL) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Grupo Financiero Galicia SA. is involved in the Financial Services Industry. Their principal activity is to continue to be a financial and investment services holding company and to fulfill the banking services activities of Banco Galicia. “ Separately, Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia from a neutral rating to an outperform rating and lifted their price target for…

Rock Springs Capital Management LP Has $4,395,000 Holding in Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (AIMT)

Rock Springs Capital Management LP Has $4,395,000 Holding in Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (AIMT)

Rock Springs Capital Management LP held its stake in Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 293,000 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. Rock Springs Capital Management LP owned about 0.69% of Aimmune Therapeutics worth $4,395,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. BlackRock Group LTD boosted its stake in Aimmune Therapeutics by 14.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock…

Jefferies Group Set Purchase Rating for Apptio Inc. (ATarget PriceI)

Jefferies Group Set Purchase Rating for Apptio Inc. (ATarget PriceI)

Apptio Inc. (NASDAQ:APTI)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at Jefferies Group in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $29.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group’s target price points to a potential upside of 76.51% from the company’s current price. Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Barclays PLC began coverage on shares of Apptio in a research note on Tuesday, October 18th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $23.00 target price for the…

Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AGIO) Boosted at Cann

Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AGIO) Boosted at Cann

Cann upgraded shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a report published on Tuesday. Cann currently has $75.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. “We are upgrading Agios Pharmaceuticals, a very high quality development-stage biotechnology company with an exceptional management team, from Perform to Outperform, with a $75 12- to 18-month price target.”,” the firm’s analyst wrote. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of…

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) to Publish Q1 2017 Revenue of $1.55 Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) to Publish Q1 2017 Revenue of $1.55 Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) – Research analysts at FBR & Co raised their Q1 2017 earnings per share estimates for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. FBR & Co analyst P. Miller now expects that the brokerage will earn $1.55 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $1.45. FBR & Co has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.62 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at…

Crescent Point Energy Corp (CPG) Received Average Rating of “Purchase” from Brokerages

Crescent Point Energy Corp (CPG) Received Average Rating of “Purchase” from Brokerages

Shares of Crescent Point Energy Corp (TSE:CPG) (NYSE:CPG) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the fifteen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. 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 brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$23.17. Several brokerages have weighed in on CPG. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on Crescent Point Energy Corp from…

Brokers Issue Forecasts for American Express Co.’s Q1 2017 Revenue (AXP)

Brokers Issue Forecasts for American Express Co.’s Q1 2017 Revenue (AXP)

American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP) – Equities research analysts at DA Davidson increased their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for American Express in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. DA Davidson analyst A. Cyganovich now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $1.21 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $1.17. DA Davidson has a “Neutral” rating on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for American Express’ Q3 2017 earnings at $1.54 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $1.54 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $6.17 EPS….

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Has $59,811,000 Holding in First Financial Bankshares Inc. (FFIN)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Has $59,811,000 Holding in First Financial Bankshares Inc. (FFIN)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its stake in shares of First Financial Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIN) by 1.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,641,342 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 19,968 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. owned about 2.50% of First Financial Bankshares worth $59,811,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in First Financial…

John Philip Md Kostuik Sold 72,298 Shares of K2M Group Stake Inc. (KTWO) Shares

John Philip Md Kostuik Sold 72,298 Shares of K2M Group Stake Inc. (KTWO) Shares

K2M Group Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) insider John Philip Md Kostuik sold 72,298 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.58, for a total transaction of $1,560,190.84. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 269,107 shares in the company, valued at $5,807,329.06. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. K2M Group Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) traded down 0.79% on Thursday, hitting $21.44. 230,727 shares…

Insider Traded: MasterCard Inc. (MA) Major Shareholder Sold 205,035 Shares of Shares

Insider Traded: MasterCard Inc. (MA) Major Shareholder Sold 205,035 Shares of Shares

MasterCard Inc. (NYSE:MA) major shareholder Foundation Mastercard sold 205,035 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.66, for a total value of $22,279,103.10. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 114,064,442 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,394,242,267.72. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are…

Micron Technology Inc. (MU) Holding Trimmed by Shell Asset Management Co.

Micron Technology Inc. (MU) Holding Trimmed by Shell Asset Management Co.

Shell Asset Management Co. decreased its stake in Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) by 19.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 74,413 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock after selling 17,613 shares during the period. Shell Asset Management Co.’s holdings in Micron Technology were worth $1,323,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Micron Technology by 0.5% in the…

Shell Asset Management Co. Sold 457 Shares of Nucor Corp. (NUE)

Shell Asset Management Co. Sold 457 Shares of Nucor Corp. (NUE)

Shell Asset Management Co. lowered its stake in shares of Nucor Corp. (NYSE:NUE) by 1.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 25,629 shares of the company’s stock after selling 457 shares during the period. Shell Asset Management Co.’s holdings in Nucor Corp. were worth $1,267,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Blue Chip Partners Inc. acquired a new stake in Nucor Corp. during the second quarter valued at $102,000. Tuttle…

Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. Increases Holding in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG)

Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. Increases Holding in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG)

Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its stake in Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG) by 2.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 29,060 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 584 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Cheniere Energy were worth $1,267,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. AXA increased its stake in Cheniere Energy by 1.6% in…

JULIUS BAER GRUPPE UNSP ADR EA REP 0.2 (JBAXY) Boosted to Purchase by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

JULIUS BAER GRUPPE UNSP ADR EA REP 0.2 (JBAXY) Boosted to Purchase by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded shares of JULIUS BAER GRUPPE UNSP ADR EA REP 0.2 (OTC:JBAXY) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. JULIUS BAER GRUPPE UNSP ADR EA REP 0.2 (OTC:JBAXY) traded down 0.689% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $9.375. 84,779 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $10.19 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.473. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $9.06 and a 200-day…

State Street Corporation (STT) Boosted by Zacks Investment Research to Purchase

State Street Corporation (STT) Boosted by Zacks Investment Research to Purchase

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Tuesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $93.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “State Street's shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Major Regional Banks industry, over the last six months. Estimates for the quarter have been going up lately ahead of the company’s fourth-quarter 2016 earnings release. The company has positive record of earnings surprises in the recent quarters. Notably, it expects that the acquisition…

Container Store (The) (TCS) Lowered by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight”

Container Store (The) (TCS) Lowered by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight”

Morgan Stanley cut shares of Container Store (The) (NYSE:TCS) from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating in a research note released on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has $5.00 target price on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Container Store (The) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $7.00 price objective on shares of Container Store (The) in a…

TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX) Boosted to Purchase at Zacks Investment Research

TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX) Boosted to Purchase at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:TJX) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $85.00 price objective on the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock. According to Zacks, “Estimates have been revised upward over the past 60 days as TJX continues to report better than expected top-and bottom-line results since the past 3 quarters backed by higher comps. Management also raised its fiscal 2017 comps and earnings guidance during the third quarter…

V.F. Corporation (VFC) Received “Hold” Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

V.F. Corporation (VFC) Received “Hold” Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) in a research report report published on Tuesday. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has a $56.00 price objective on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently commented on VFC. Canaccord Genuity set a $32.00 price objective on V.F. Corporation and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Monday, November 28th. Citigroup Inc. downgraded V.F. Corporation from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report on Monday, October 24th. Guggenheim initiated coverage on…

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Increases Holding in Team Health Stake Inc. (TMH)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Increases Holding in Team Health Stake Inc. (TMH)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in Team Health Holdings Inc. (NYSE:TMH) by 4.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,822,675 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 77,759 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. owned approximately 2.46% of Team Health Holdings worth $59,346,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of TMH. Macquarie Group Ltd. raised its position in shares of Team Health Holdings by 41.2% in the…

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Bought 31,106 Shares of BancorpSouth Inc. (BXS)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Bought 31,106 Shares of BancorpSouth Inc. (BXS)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its stake in shares of BancorpSouth Inc. (NYSE:BXS) by 1.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,556,901 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 31,106 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. owned about 2.72% of BancorpSouth worth $59,320,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Creative Planning raised its…

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Increases Holding in Meredith Corp. (MDP)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Increases Holding in Meredith Corp. (MDP)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in Meredith Corp. (NYSE:MDP) by 1.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,139,654 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 19,605 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. owned 2.56% of Meredith Corp. worth $59,251,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Group LTD raised its position in…

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Sold 186,954 Shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc. (XHR)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. Sold 186,954 Shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc. (XHR)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. lowered its stake in shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:XHR) by 4.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 3,889,731 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 186,954 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. owned about 3.61% of Xenia Hotels & Resorts worth $59,046,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in XHR. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position…

Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. Purchased 83,630 Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC)

Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. Purchased 83,630 Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC)

Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. increased its position in shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:APC) by 10.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 855,717 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock after buying an additional 83,630 shares during the period. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. owned about 0.17% of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. worth $54,218,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors also recently added to…

SBA Communications Corp. (SBAC) Shares Reduced by Nippon Life Insurance Co.

SBA Communications Corp. (SBAC) Shares Reduced by Nippon Life Insurance Co.

Nippon Life Insurance Co. decreased its stake in SBA Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SBAC) by 2.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,677 shares of the company’s stock after selling 298 shares during the period. Nippon Life Insurance Co.’s holdings in SBA Communications Corp. were worth $1,310,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eaton Vance Management increased its stake in SBA Communications Corp….

Valley National Advisers Inc. Has $1,301,000 Holding in Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM)

Valley National Advisers Inc. Has $1,301,000 Holding in Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM)

Valley National Advisers Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) by 0.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 32,581 shares of the company’s stock after selling 136 shares during the period. Valley National Advisers Inc.’s holdings in Maxim Integrated Products were worth $1,301,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in MXIM. Hamlin Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Maxim Integrated Products by 1.9% in the…

First Bank & Trust Purchase Holding in GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

First Bank & Trust Purchase Holding in GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

First Bank & Trust purchased a new stake in GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE:GSK) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 34,422 shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,325,000. GlaxoSmithKline PLC comprises approximately 1.2% of First Bank & Trust’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th largest position. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in GSK. FMR LLC increased its position in GlaxoSmithKline PLC by…

Davidson Investment Advisors Reduced Holding in Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO)

Davidson Investment Advisors Reduced Holding in Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO)

Davidson Investment Advisors lowered its stake in Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) by 44.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 92,612 shares of the company’s stock after selling 73,674 shares during the period. Davidson Investment Advisors’ holdings in Marathon Oil Corp. were worth $1,462,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of MRO. Welch Group LLC acquired a new stake in Marathon Oil Corp. during the third quarter valued at about $7,352,000. Todd Asset…

KCG Stake Inc. Has $1,409,000 Holding in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)

KCG Stake Inc. Has $1,409,000 Holding in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)

KCG Holdings Inc. raised its position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) by 172.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 220,209 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 139,431 shares during the period. KCG Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV were worth $1,409,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its…

Zacks: Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Received $76.00 Average Target Price by Analysts

Zacks: Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Received $76.00 Average Target Price by Analysts

Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) has been given an average broker rating score of 2.50 (Hold) from the four brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. Minerals Technologies’ rating score has declined by 25% in the last 90 days as a result of a number of analysts’ ratings changes. Brokerages have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $76.00 for the company and are…

Analysts Anticipate Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (ASCMA) to Publish ($1.57) Revenue Per Share

Analysts Anticipate Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (ASCMA) to Publish ($1.57) Revenue Per Share

Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASCMA) has received a consensus broker rating score of 2.50 (Hold) from the four brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Ascent Capital Group’s rating score has improved by 16.7% from three months ago as a result of various analysts’ ratings changes. Brokers have set a 12 month consensus price target of $19.50 for the company and are anticipating that the company will…

Brokerages Anticipate DST Systems, Inc. (DST) to Publish $1.52 Revenue Per Share

Brokerages Anticipate DST Systems, Inc. (DST) to Publish $1.52 Revenue Per Share

Shares of DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.50 (Buy) from the four brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a strong buy rating on the company. Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus target price of $121.50 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $1.52 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned DST Systems an industry…

Analysts Anticipate Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. (ASR) to Publish $1.52 Revenue Per Share

Analysts Anticipate Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. (ASR) to Publish $1.52 Revenue Per Share

Shares of Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE:ASR) have earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the three analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating. Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de C.V.’s rating score has declined by 50% in the last three months as a result of various analysts’ ratings changes. Brokerages have set a 12 month consensus price target of $165.00 for the company and are forecasting that the company will…

Liberty Media Corporation (LMCA) to Publish Q1 2017 Revenue of ($0.24) Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts

Liberty Media Corporation (LMCA) to Publish Q1 2017 Revenue of ($0.24) Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts

Liberty Media Corporation (NASDAQ:LMCA) – Analysts at FBR & Co issued their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Liberty Media Corporation in a research note issued on Tuesday. FBR & Co analyst B. Crockett expects that the firm will post earnings per share of ($0.24) for the quarter. FBR & Co has a “Market Perform” rating and a $29.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Liberty Media Corporation’s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.20 EPS and Q4 2017…

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Sold 234,199 Shares of McDonald’s Corp. (MCD)

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale Sold 234,199 Shares of McDonald’s Corp. (MCD)

DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale decreased its position in McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD) by 32.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 493,012 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock after selling 234,199 shares during the period. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale owned approximately 0.06% of McDonald’s Corp. worth $56,655,000 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. Glassman Wealth Services boosted its position in McDonald’s Corp. by 27.4% in the second quarter. Glassman Wealth Services…

UBS Group AG Lifted Holding in ENBRIDGE EGY Target Price (EEP)

UBS Group AG Lifted Holding in ENBRIDGE EGY Target Price (EEP)

UBS Group AG boosted its position in shares of ENBRIDGE EGY PT (NYSE:EEP) by 12.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,245,807 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 255,988 shares during the period. UBS Group AG owned about 0.64% of ENBRIDGE EGY PT worth $57,111,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of EEP. Global X Management Co. LLC increased its stake in shares of…

FBR & Co Reduced Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) to Market Perform

FBR & Co Reduced Liberty Media Corp. (LMCA) to Market Perform

FBR & Co downgraded shares of Liberty Media Corp. (NASDAQ:LMCA) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. They currently have $29.00 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of $25.00. A number of other brokerages also recently commented on LMCA. Wunderlich downgraded shares of Liberty Media Corp. from a buy rating to a hold rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $25.50 to $31.00 in a research report on Monday, September 26th. FBN…

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) Shares Obtained by Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) Shares Obtained by Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.

Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 21.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 934,846 shares of the coffee company’s stock after buying an additional 167,123 shares during the period. Starbucks Corp. makes up 1.0% of Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest position. Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. owned approximately 0.06% of Starbucks Corp. worth $50,613,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of…

Zacks Investment Research Reduced Tesco Corp. (TESO) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research Reduced Tesco Corp. (TESO) to Sell

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

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Reduced Holding in Laboratory Corp. of America Stake (LH)

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Reduced Holding in Laboratory Corp. of America Stake (LH)

Commonwealth Bank of Australia lowered its position in Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) by 5.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 10,285 shares of the company’s stock after selling 600 shares during the period. Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s holdings in Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings were worth $1,415,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings during…

Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC Has $1,331,000 Holding in Taser International Inc. (TASR)

Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC Has $1,331,000 Holding in Taser International Inc. (TASR)

Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Taser International Inc. (NASDAQ:TASR) by 2.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 46,530 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the period. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC owned about 0.09% of Taser International worth $1,331,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of TASR. Capital Fund Management S.A. raised its position in shares of Taser International by 49.1%…

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Holding Grow by Nippon Life Insurance Co.

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Holding Grow by Nippon Life Insurance Co.

Nippon Life Insurance Co. raised its stake in Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) by 0.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 25,426 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 206 shares during the period. Nippon Life Insurance Co.’s holdings in Newell Brands were worth $1,339,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. boosted its position in Newell Brands by 323.3%…

TT International Has $1,341,000 Holding in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSM)

TT International Has $1,341,000 Holding in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSM)

TT International decreased its position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (NYSE:TSM) by 11.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 43,854 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,566 shares during the period. TT International’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing were worth $1,341,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Buckingham Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor…

Boenning Scattergood Comments on Aqua America, Inc.’s Q1 2017 Revenue (WTR)

Boenning Scattergood Comments on Aqua America, Inc.’s Q1 2017 Revenue (WTR)

Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) – Research analysts at Boenning Scattergood decreased their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for Aqua America in a research note issued on Tuesday. Boenning Scattergood analyst R. Connors now forecasts that the brokerage will earn $0.28 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.29. Boenning Scattergood also issued estimates for Aqua America’s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.33 EPS and Q4 2017 earnings at $0.30 EPS. Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.41 earnings…

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for ENI S.p.A.’s Q4 2016 Revenue (E)

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for ENI S.p.A.’s Q4 2016 Revenue (E)

ENI S.p.A. (NYSE:E) – Analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of ENI S.p.A. in a report issued on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Kofler anticipates that the firm will earn ($0.12) per share for the quarter. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for ENI S.p.A.’s FY2018 earnings at $1.35 EPS. A number of other analysts also recently commented on E. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ENI S.p.A. from a “sell” rating…

HighTower Advisors LLC Has $4,263,000 Holding in United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR)

HighTower Advisors LLC Has $4,263,000 Holding in United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR)

HighTower Advisors LLC cut its stake in United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) by 4.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 35,710 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after selling 1,488 shares during the period. HighTower Advisors LLC owned about 0.08% of United Therapeutics Corporation worth $4,263,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of UTHR. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC raised its stake in shares of United Therapeutics Corporation by 274.5% in the…

Navellier & Associates Inc Has $4,225,000 Holding in Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

Navellier & Associates Inc Has $4,225,000 Holding in Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

Navellier & Associates Inc reduced its position in Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 3.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 67,704 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,298 shares during the period. Navellier & Associates Inc’s holdings in Merck & Company were worth $4,225,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in MRK. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of…

Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) Shares Reduced by HighTower Advisors LLC

Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) Shares Reduced by HighTower Advisors LLC

HighTower Advisors LLC decreased its stake in Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) by 1.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 193,473 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,454 shares during the period. HighTower Advisors LLC owned approximately 0.15% of Vector Group worth $4,158,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in VGR. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in Vector Group by 7,067.2% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now…

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Holding Lowered by Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Holding Lowered by Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC

Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC cut its stake in shares of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) by 13.7% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 8,527 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 1,349 shares during the period. Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC’s holdings in International Business Machines Corp. were worth $1,355,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its position in shares of International Business…

GameStop Corp.’s (GME) “Outperform” Rating Setd at Wedbush

GameStop Corp.’s (GME) “Outperform” Rating Setd at Wedbush

Wedbush reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) in a research note released on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has a $28.00 price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of $30.00. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on GME. Vetr cut GameStop Corp. from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $22.84 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. Mizuho reissued a buy rating and issued a $33.00 price target (down…

Green Dot Corp. (GDOT) Boosted to “Purchase” at Citigroup Inc.

Green Dot Corp. (GDOT) Boosted to “Purchase” at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Green Dot Corp. (NYSE:GDOT) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday. They currently have $29.50 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on GDOT. Loop Capital initiated coverage on shares of Green Dot Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, January 10th. They issued a buy rating and a $31.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Green Dot Corp. from a sell rating…

Equifax Inc. (EFX) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Equifax Inc. (EFX) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Equifax is a leading provider of information services to individuals and businesses. A look at Equifax’s six months price performance shows that the company has underperformed the Zacks categorized Financial Transaction Services industry. Equifax’s highly leveraged balance sheet, stiff competition from Automatic Data Processing and Fiserv remains headwind. Going forward, uncertainty in the mortgage sector could have a negative impact on Equifax’s 2016 revenues….

ENABLE MIDSTRM (ENBL) Boosted to Purchase at Zacks Investment Research

ENABLE MIDSTRM (ENBL) Boosted to Purchase at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ENABLE MIDSTRM (NYSE:ENBL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. They currently have $18.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Enable Midstream Partners, LP owns, operates and develops natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets serving major producing basins and markets. It operates through two business segments: Gathering and Processing, and Transportation and Storage. The Gathering and Processing segment provides natural gas gathering, processing and fractionation services and crude oil gathering for…

Daqo New Energy Corp. (DQ) Trimmed to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Daqo New Energy Corp. (DQ) Trimmed to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE:DQ) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Daqo New Energy Corp. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of high-quality polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufacturers. The polysilicon is further processed into ingots, wafers, cells and modules for solar power solutions. Daqo New Energy Corp., formerly known as Mega Stand International Limited, is headquartered in Wanzhou, The People’s Republic of China. “ Separately, Roth Capital reissued a buy…

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Has $1,474,000 Holding in Lear Corp. (LEA)

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Has $1,474,000 Holding in Lear Corp. (LEA)

Commonwealth Bank of Australia held its position in shares of Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,153 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s holdings in Lear Corp. were worth $1,474,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Financial Enhancement Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Lear Corp. by 6.6% in…

Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) Holding Grow by Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC

Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) Holding Grow by Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC

Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Vulcan Materials Co. (NYSE:VMC) by 37.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 12,960 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,510 shares during the period. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Vulcan Materials were worth $1,474,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Conning Inc. raised its stake in Vulcan Materials by 0.3% in the second quarter. Conning Inc. now owns 3,189…

Dish Network Corp. (DISH) Holding Boosted by Partner Investment Management L.P.

Dish Network Corp. (DISH) Holding Boosted by Partner Investment Management L.P.

Partner Investment Management L.P. boosted its stake in Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH) by 34.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 27,158 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,912 shares during the period. Dish Network Corp. accounts for about 2.2% of Partner Investment Management L.P.’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest position. Partner Investment Management L.P.’s holdings in Dish Network Corp. were worth $1,488,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made…

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Has $1,476,000 Holding in Noble Energy Inc. (NBL)

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Has $1,476,000 Holding in Noble Energy Inc. (NBL)

Commonwealth Bank of Australia raised its position in shares of Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) by 25.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 41,284 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock after buying an additional 8,400 shares during the period. Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s holdings in Noble Energy were worth $1,476,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD increased its position in Noble…

HighTower Advisors LLC Reduced Holding in HP Inc. (HPQ)

HighTower Advisors LLC Reduced Holding in HP Inc. (HPQ)

HighTower Advisors LLC decreased its stake in shares of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) by 23.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 267,144 shares of the computer maker’s stock after selling 83,780 shares during the period. HighTower Advisors LLC’s holdings in HP were worth $4,152,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HPQ. FineMark National Bank & Trust raised its stake in HP…

Barloworld Limited (BRRAY) Boosted to “Purchase” by Zacks Investment Research

Barloworld Limited (BRRAY) Boosted to “Purchase” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Barloworld Limited (NASDAQ:BRRAY) from a sell rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. They currently have $9.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Barlow LTD is an international industrial brand management company that achieves durability in business through long-term value creation. Barlow represents many of the world’s greatest brands in the marketplace. They provide the vital link between manufacturer and customer. They add value through sales, deliver after-market support and provide total solutions to…

Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Curis, Inc. is a therapeutic drug development company focusing on cancer, neurological and dermatological disease indications, with technologies that utilize regulatory pathways that control repair and regeneration. Curis’ product development involves the use of small molecules or proteins to modulate these pathways. The company has successfully used this technology and product development approach to produce several promising drug product candidates…

ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) Now Covered by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

ASML Holding N.V. (ASML) Now Covered by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) in a research report report published on Tuesday. The brokerage issued a neutral rating on the stock. Several other analysts also recently issued reports on ASML. B. Riley restated a neutral rating and issued a $113.00 price objective on shares of ASML Holding N.V. in a research report on Tuesday. Bank of America Corporation upgraded ASML Holding N.V. from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, December 19th. RBC Capital Markets restated…

Diebold, Incorporated (DBD) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Diebold, Incorporated (DBD) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Diebold Incorporated develops, manufactures, sells and services automated teller machines, electronic and physical security systems, various products used to equip bank facilities, software and integrated systems for global financial and commercial markets. Sales of systems and equipment are made directly to customers by the company’s sales personnel and by manufacturer’s representatives and distributors. The sales/support organization works closely with customers and their consultants…

Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (EDN) Raised to “Purchase” at Zacks Investment Research

Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (EDN) Raised to “Purchase” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (NYSE:EDN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has $35.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “EMPRESA DISTRIBUIDORA Y COMERCIALIZADORA NORTE S.A. (Edenor) is the largest electricity distribution company in Argentina in terms of number of customers and electricity sold (both in GWh and Pesos). Through a concession, Edenor distributes electricity exclusively to the northwestern zone of the greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area and…

CEMEX SAB de CV (CX) Lowered by Vetr Inc.

CEMEX SAB de CV (CX) Lowered by Vetr Inc.

Vetr lowered shares of CEMEX SAB de CV (NYSE:CX) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report published on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has $9.21 price target on the stock. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on CX. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CEMEX SAB de CV from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $9.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. Bank of America Corp. lowered shares of CEMEX SAB de CV…

DCP MIDSTREAM (DPM) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Citigroup Inc.

DCP MIDSTREAM (DPM) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Citigroup Inc.

DCP MIDSTREAM (NYSE:DPM) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $39.00 price target on the stock. Citigroup Inc.’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 4.84% from the company’s previous close. DPM has been the subject of a number of other reports. RBC Capital Markets lowered shares of DCP MIDSTREAM from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and raised their price target for the stock from…

Badger Meter Inc. (BMI) Holding Boosted by BlackRock Fund Advisors

Badger Meter Inc. (BMI) Holding Boosted by BlackRock Fund Advisors

BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Badger Meter Inc. (NYSE:BMI) by 113.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,954,855 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,041,038 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors owned 0.07% of Badger Meter worth $65,507,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares…

TrueBlue Inc. (TBI) Shares Obtained by BlackRock Fund Advisors

TrueBlue Inc. (TBI) Shares Obtained by BlackRock Fund Advisors

BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in TrueBlue Inc. (NYSE:TBI) by 8.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,887,543 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 228,263 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors owned approximately 0.07% of TrueBlue worth $65,432,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in TrueBlue by 96.8% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now…

Brooks Automation Inc. (BRKS) Shares Obtained by BlackRock Fund Advisors

Brooks Automation Inc. (BRKS) Shares Obtained by BlackRock Fund Advisors

BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of Brooks Automation Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) by 8.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,825,649 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 385,131 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors owned about 0.07% of Brooks Automation worth $65,677,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of BRKS. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in…