KeyCorp Research Experts Lift Revenue Estimation for Conn’s Inc (CONN)

KeyCorp Research Experts Lift Revenue Estimation for Conn’s Inc (CONN)

Conn's Inc (NASDAQ:CONN) – KeyCorp increased their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for Conn's in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst B. Thomas now expects that the specialty retailer will post earnings of $0.00 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of ($0.02). KeyCorp has a “Overweight” rating and a $22.00 price objective on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Conn's’ Q3 2018 earnings at $0.07 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.48 EPS. CONN has been the subject of several other reports….

Q2 2018 EPS Estimation for Oxford Industries Inc (OXM) Lowered by Analyst

Q2 2018 EPS Estimation for Oxford Industries Inc (OXM) Lowered by Analyst

Oxford Industries Inc (NYSE:OXM) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks cut their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Oxford Industries in a research report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst P. Quintiliano now forecasts that the textile maker will post earnings per share of $1.40 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $1.52. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Oxford Industries’ Q4 2018 earnings at $1.05 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $3.97 EPS. Oxford Industries (NYSE:OXM) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, June 6th. The textile maker…

William J. Mcadam Bought 15,000 Shares of SemGroup Corp (SEMG) Shares

William J. Mcadam Bought 15,000 Shares of SemGroup Corp (SEMG) Shares

SemGroup Corp (NASDAQ:SEMG) Director William J. Mcadam bought 15,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 7th. The stock was bought at an average price of $28.00 per share, for a total transaction of $420,000.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 4,077 shares in the company, valued at $114,156. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. SemGroup Corp (NASDAQ SEMG) traded up 1.042% during trading on Friday, hitting…

Dollarama Inc (DOL) Target Price Grow to C$143.00 by Analysts at Scotiabank

Dollarama Inc (DOL) Target Price Grow to C$143.00 by Analysts at Scotiabank

Dollarama Inc (TSE:DOL) had its price objective hoisted by Scotiabank from C$141.00 to C$143.00 in a research note published on Thursday. They currently have an outperform rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the company. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upped their target price on Dollarama from C$135.00 to C$140.00 in a research report on Thursday. Desjardins lowered Dollarama from a buy rating to a hold rating and upped their target price for the company from C$120.00 to C$134.00 in a research report on Thursday….

Liberum Capital Set “Purchase” Rating for Mj Gleeson Plc (GLE)

Liberum Capital Set “Purchase” Rating for Mj Gleeson Plc (GLE)

Mj Gleeson Plc (LON:GLE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Friday. They presently have a GBX 700 ($9.05) price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 5.98% from the stock’s previous close. Separately, Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 740 ($9.56) target price on shares of Mj Gleeson Plc in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Shares of Mj Gleeson Plc (LON:GLE) traded down 0.08% during mid-day trading…

Dollarama Inc (DOL) Received New C$141.00 Target Price at CIBC

Dollarama Inc (DOL) Received New C$141.00 Target Price at CIBC

Dollarama Inc (TSE:DOL) had its price target lifted by CIBC from C$125.00 to C$141.00 in a report published on Thursday morning. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reiterated an outperform rating and set a C$115.00 price target on shares of Dollarama in a research note on Friday, March 24th. TD Securities reiterated a hold rating and set a C$125.00 price target on shares of Dollarama in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Scotiabank reiterated an outperform rating and…

First Horizon National Corp (FHN) Holding Boosted by Arizona State Retirement System

First Horizon National Corp (FHN) Holding Boosted by Arizona State Retirement System

Arizona State Retirement System raised its stake in First Horizon National Corp (NYSE:FHN) by 8.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 97,200 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 7,193 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System’s holdings in First Horizon National Corp were worth $1,798,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. ETRADE Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in…

Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA) SVP Sold $490,740.00 in Shares

Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA) SVP Sold $490,740.00 in Shares

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) SVP Timothy C. Ohern sold 6,000 shares of Papa John's Int'l stock in a transaction on Friday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.79, for a total value of $490,740.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 36,020 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,946,075.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Shares of Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ PZZA) traded down 1.01%…

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Holding Lowered by Arizona State Retirement System

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Holding Lowered by Arizona State Retirement System

Arizona State Retirement System cut its position in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) by 7.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 33,600 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 2,830 shares during the period. Arizona State Retirement System’s holdings in Williams-Sonoma were worth $1,802,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in shares of…

Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) Chairman Sold $425,700.00 in Shares

Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) Chairman Sold $425,700.00 in Shares

Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) Chairman Randall A. Lipps sold 9,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.00, for a total value of $425,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 208,982 shares in the company, valued at $8,986,226. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Shares of Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) traded up 0.65% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $42.85….

Fastenal Company (FAST) Holding Grow by Schroder Investment Management Group

Fastenal Company (FAST) Holding Grow by Schroder Investment Management Group

Schroder Investment Management Group increased its position in Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) by 19.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 87,656 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 14,265 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in Fastenal Company were worth $4,499,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of FAST. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its stake in…

Robert Taylor Sold 5,639 Shares of Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO) Shares

Robert Taylor Sold 5,639 Shares of Medidata Solutions Inc (MDSO) Shares

Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) Director Robert Taylor sold 5,639 shares of Medidata Solutions stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.46, for a total transaction of $414,240.94. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 54,372 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,994,167.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Shares of Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ MDSO) traded up 1.90% during mid-day…

Schroder Investment Management Group Has $4.50 Million Holding in JetBlue Airways Co. (JBLU)

Schroder Investment Management Group Has $4.50 Million Holding in JetBlue Airways Co. (JBLU)

Schroder Investment Management Group lowered its stake in JetBlue Airways Co. (NASDAQ:JBLU) by 4.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 216,800 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 11,200 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in JetBlue Airways were worth $4,495,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC purchased a new stake in JetBlue Airways during the fourth quarter worth…

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd Bought 15,357 Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd Bought 15,357 Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) by 17.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 103,205 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 15,357 shares during the period. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd’s holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies were worth $7,626,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently made…

Dollarama Inc (DOL) Lowered to Hold at Desjardins

Dollarama Inc (DOL) Lowered to Hold at Desjardins

Desjardins cut shares of Dollarama Inc (TSE:DOL) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Thursday. They currently have C$134.00 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of C$120.00. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on DOL. Barclays PLC raised their price objective on shares of Dollarama from C$115.00 to C$121.00 and gave the stock an equal weight rating in a report on Wednesday. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reissued an outperform rating and set a…

Domino’s Pizza Group PLC. (DOM) Received Purchase Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

Domino’s Pizza Group PLC. (DOM) Received Purchase Rating from Numis Securities Ltd

Domino's Pizza Group PLC. (LON:DOM)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd in a research report issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 510 ($6.59) price target on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 59.38% from the stock’s current price. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. N+1 Singer restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.04) target price on shares of Domino's Pizza Group PLC. in a research report on Thursday,…

Fuller, Smith & Turner plc’s (FSTA) Purchase Rating Restated at Numis Securities Ltd

Fuller, Smith & Turner plc’s (FSTA) Purchase Rating Restated at Numis Securities Ltd

Fuller, Smith & Turner plc (LON:FSTA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Numis Securities Ltd in a report released on Friday. They presently have a GBX 1,200 ($15.51) price target on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price objective points to a potential upside of 11.63% from the company’s previous close. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,200 ($15.51) price target on shares of Fuller, Smith & Turner plc in a research note…

Financial Research: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) & Ensco Plc (ESV)

Financial Research: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) & Ensco Plc (ESV)

Ensco Plc (NYSE: ESV) and Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) are both energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitabiliy, earnings, risk and valuation. Profitability This table compares Ensco Plc and Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Ensco Plc and Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras, as provided by MarketBeat.com. Ensco Plc presently has a…

Analysing Beam Suntory (BEAM) & Brown-Forman (BF.B)

Analysing Beam Suntory (BEAM) & Brown-Forman (BF.B)

Beam Suntory (NASDAQ: BEAM) and Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Beam Suntory and Brown-Forman, as provided by MarketBeat.com. Brown-Forman has a consensus target price of $47.00, suggesting a potential upside of Infinity. Given Brown-Forman’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Brown-Forman is more favorable than Beam Suntory….

Barrett Business Services (BBSI) Received News Effect Score of 0.31

Barrett Business Services (BBSI) Received News Effect Score of 0.31

Media stories about Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) have trended positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Barrett Business Services earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news headlines about the business services…

Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) against Biglari Stake (BH) Head to Head Analysis

Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) against Biglari Stake (BH) Head to Head Analysis

Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) and Biglari Holdings (NYSE:BH) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitabiliy, earnings and valuation. Volatility and Risk Domino's Pizza has a beta of 0.65, meaning that its stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Biglari Holdings has a beta of 0.37, meaning that its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Earnings and Valuation This table compares…

Franklin Resources (BEN) Received Very Positive News Coverage, Research Finds

Franklin Resources (BEN) Received Very Positive News Coverage, Research Finds

News coverage about Franklin Resources (NYSE:BEN) has trended very positive this week, AlphaOne reports. The research group, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Resources earned a news sentiment score of 0.61 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 75 out of…

Baxter International (BAX) Gains Coverage Optimism Score of 0.11

Baxter International (BAX) Gains Coverage Optimism Score of 0.11

News articles about Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Baxter International earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about the medical instruments supplier an impact score of 65 out of 100,…

BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (BLE) Given Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Research Finds

BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (BLE) Given Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Research Finds

Media coverage about BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (NYSE:BLE) has trended somewhat negative recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about the…

Medpace Stake Inc (MEDP) Received Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Medpace Stake Inc (MEDP) Received Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Medpace Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MEDP) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $32.63. Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Medpace Holdings…

Cotiviti Stake Inc (COTV) Received Average Recommendation of “Purchase” from Analysts

Cotiviti Stake Inc (COTV) Received Average Recommendation of “Purchase” from Analysts

Shares of Cotiviti Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:COTV) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the fifteen analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and nine have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $34.78. A number of brokerages have weighed in on COTV. Raymond James Financial, Inc. began coverage on shares of Cotiviti Holdings in…

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five 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 $8.82. A number of research firms have recently commented on CLF. FBR & Co restated a “market…

KLX Inc (KLXI) Received Average Recommendation of “Purchase” from Analysts

KLX Inc (KLXI) Received Average Recommendation of “Purchase” from Analysts

Shares of KLX Inc (NASDAQ:KLXI) have been given an average rating of “Buy” by the eight brokerages that are covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $52.20. A number of research firms have weighed in on KLXI. TheStreet upgraded KLX from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research…

Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. (PEI) Received Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. (PEI) Received Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. (NYSE:PEI) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the eight ratings firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and six have issued a hold recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $18.50. A number of equities analysts have weighed in on PEI shares. Barclays PLC reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. in a…

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) Issues Quarterly Dividend of $0.16

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) Issues Quarterly Dividend of $0.16

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.155 per share by the Wireless communications provider on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 14th. Telephone & Data Systems has increased its dividend by an average of 15.7% annually over the last three years and has raised its dividend every year for the last…

Analysing Meritor (MTOR) & QF Liquidation (QTWW)

Analysing Meritor (MTOR) & QF Liquidation (QTWW)

Meritor (NYSE: MTOR) and QF Liquidation (NASDAQ:QTWW) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Meritor and QF Liquidation’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Meritor has higher revenue and earnings than QF Liquidation. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Meritor and QF Liquidation, as reported by MarketBeat. Meritor presently has a consensus…

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect Blucora (BCOR) Shares Price

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect Blucora (BCOR) Shares Price

Media coverage about Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Alpha One reports. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Blucora earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news articles about the information services provider an impact score…

Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Purchase” from Brokerages

Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Purchase” from Brokerages

Shares of Ellie Mae Inc (NASDAQ:ELLI) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $113.71. A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Bank of America Corp assumed coverage on Ellie Mae in a research report on…

Argan, Inc. (AGX) Target Price Boosted to $71.00 at Lake Street Capital

Argan, Inc. (AGX) Target Price Boosted to $71.00 at Lake Street Capital

Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX) had its target price boosted by Lake Street Capital from $70.00 to $71.00 in a research report released on Thursday. Lake Street Capital currently has a buy rating on the construction company’s stock. Argan (NYSE AGX) traded up 7.33% during trading on Thursday, reaching $63.00. 129,049 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $974.29 million, a PE ratio of 14.00 and a beta of 1.07. Argan has a 52-week low of $38.83 and a 52-week high of $76.70. The firm’s 50…

SYNNEX Co. (SNX) Gains Neutral Rating from Citigroup Inc

SYNNEX Co. (SNX) Gains Neutral Rating from Citigroup Inc

SYNNEX Co. (NYSE:SNX)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Citigroup Inc in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They currently have a $122.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock, down from their prior price objective of $130.00. Citigroup Inc’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 2.90% from the company’s previous close. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $128.00 target price (up previously from…

Blair William & Co. IL Has $714,000 Holding in Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

Blair William & Co. IL Has $714,000 Holding in Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

Blair William & Co. IL reduced its position in shares of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) by 8.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 10,430 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock after selling 977 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Ross Stores were worth $714,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of ROST. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its stake in shares of Ross…

Blair William & Co. IL Sold 666 Shares of Lincoln National Co. (LNC)

Blair William & Co. IL Sold 666 Shares of Lincoln National Co. (LNC)

Blair William & Co. IL cut its stake in shares of Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) by 6.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,126 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 666 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Lincoln National were worth $627,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. SRS…

AMETEK, Inc. (AME) Target Price Boosted to $69.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

AMETEK, Inc. (AME) Target Price Boosted to $69.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) had its price target raised by Stifel Nicolaus from $66.00 to $69.00 in a report released on Thursday. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a buy rating on the technology company’s stock. Several other brokerages have also weighed in on AME. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of AMETEK from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $69.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $67.00 target price on shares of AMETEK…

Scott M. Asbjornson Sold 9,815 Shares of AAON, Inc. (AAON) Shares

Scott M. Asbjornson Sold 9,815 Shares of AAON, Inc. (AAON) Shares

AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON) VP Scott M. Asbjornson sold 9,815 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.71, for a total transaction of $360,308.65. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 860,165 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $31,576,657.15. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Shares of AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON) traded up 1.36% on Friday, hitting $37.25. 20,957 shares of…

Relx PLC (RELX) Holding Reduced by Blair William & Co. IL

Relx PLC (RELX) Holding Reduced by Blair William & Co. IL

Blair William & Co. IL decreased its position in shares of Relx PLC (NYSE:RELX) by 21.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 31,759 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 8,630 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Relx PLC were worth $629,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in RELX. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd increased its stake in shares of Relx PLC by 4.4% in the fourth…

U.S. Silica Stake Inc (SLCA) Received Purchase Rating from Citigroup Inc

U.S. Silica Stake Inc (SLCA) Received Purchase Rating from Citigroup Inc

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Citigroup Inc in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. They presently have a $52.00 target price on the mining company’s stock, down from their previous target price of $58.00. Citigroup Inc’s price target suggests a potential upside of 48.19% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Wolfe Research cut shares of U.S. Silica Holdings from an “outperform” rating to a…

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Target Price Grow to $155.00 by Analysts at Needham & Company LLC

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Target Price Grow to $155.00 by Analysts at Needham & Company LLC

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) had its target price boosted by Needham & Company LLC from $140.00 to $155.00 in a research report report published on Thursday morning. Needham & Company LLC currently has a buy rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. BABA has been the topic of several other research reports. Robert W. Baird restated an outperform rating on shares of Alibaba Group Holding in a report on Tuesday, March 7th. TheStreet cut shares of Alibaba Group Holding from a b- rating to a c rating in a report…

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Boosted to “Purchase” at Northcoast Research

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Boosted to “Purchase” at Northcoast Research

Northcoast Research upgraded shares of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Thursday. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. TheStreet lowered shares of AutoNation from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a report on Wednesday, March 1st. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a hold rating and set a $50.00 price objective (down previously from $52.00) on shares of AutoNation in a report on Saturday, April 29th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of AutoNation from a…

Mitchells & Butlers plc (MAB) Received Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Mitchells & Butlers plc (MAB) Received Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Mitchells & Butlers plc (LON:MAB) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the fourteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 284.08 ($3.67). A number of research firms have recently commented on MAB. Peel Hunt…

Armstrong World Industries Inc (AWI) Boosted by Zacks Investment Research to Purchase

Armstrong World Industries Inc (AWI) Boosted by Zacks Investment Research to Purchase

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. They currently have $49.00 price objective on the construction company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Armstrong World projects 2017 sales to be in the $1.29–$1.32 billion range and adjusted earnings between $2.60 and $2.70 per share, both up from 2016 levels. It was recently selected to provide ceiling solutions for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's East Side Access megaproject, the largest transportation construction project underway in…

Blair William & Co. IL Sold 8,200 Shares of Dixie Group Inc (DXYN)

Blair William & Co. IL Sold 8,200 Shares of Dixie Group Inc (DXYN)

Blair William & Co. IL lowered its position in Dixie Group Inc (NASDAQ:DXYN) by 4.3% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 182,468 shares of the textile maker’s stock after selling 8,200 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Dixie Group were worth $648,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Dixie Group during the fourth quarter valued at…

America Movil SAB de CV (AMX) Received a $16.00 Target Price at Credit Suisse Group AG

America Movil SAB de CV (AMX) Received a $16.00 Target Price at Credit Suisse Group AG

Credit Suisse Group AG set a $16.00 price objective on America Movil SAB de CV (NYSE:AMX) in a research note released on Thursday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the Wireless communications provider’s stock. AMX has been the subject of a number of other reports. Barclays PLC raised America Movil SAB de CV from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $14.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Monday, April 10th. Deutsche Bank AG raised America Movil…

Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH) VP Sold $407,279.40 in Shares

Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH) VP Sold $407,279.40 in Shares

Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) VP John G. Dedinsky, Jr. sold 2,530 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $160.98, for a total transaction of $407,279.40. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 21,753 shares in the company, valued at $3,501,797.94. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Shares of Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) traded up 1.85% on Friday, reaching $157.39. 249,726 shares of the company traded hands….

SG Americas Securities LLC Lifted Holding in Thor Industries, Inc. (THO)

SG Americas Securities LLC Lifted Holding in Thor Industries, Inc. (THO)

SG Americas Securities LLC raised its stake in Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) by 300.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 14,094 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 10,577 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Thor Industries were worth $1,355,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its stake in Thor…

Stryker Co. (SYK) Gains “Sell” Rating from Citigroup Inc

Stryker Co. (SYK) Gains “Sell” Rating from Citigroup Inc

Stryker Co. (NYSE:SYK)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Citigroup Inc in a note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a $125.00 price objective on the medical technology company’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $114.00. Citigroup Inc’s price target would suggest a potential downside of 12.24% from the stock’s current price. SYK has been the topic of a number of other reports. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and set a $125.00 price target on shares of Stryker in a…

Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) Shares Reduced by SG Americas Securities LLC

Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) Shares Reduced by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC reduced its position in Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ:AINV) by 5.3% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 213,313 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 12,054 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Apollo Investment Corp. were worth $1,399,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. raised its position in Apollo Investment Corp. by 2.4% in the first quarter. TCI Wealth Advisors…

Insider Traded: NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) Insider Sold $549,664.08 in Shares

Insider Traded: NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) Insider Sold $549,664.08 in Shares

NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) insider Steven A. Ross sold 70,833 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.76, for a total transaction of $549,664.08. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 4,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $34,920. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) traded up 1.75% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $8.15. 63,343 shares…

Louisiana-Pacific Co. (LPX) Shares Obtained by SG Americas Securities LLC

Louisiana-Pacific Co. (LPX) Shares Obtained by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC raised its position in shares of Louisiana-Pacific Co. (NYSE:LPX) by 179.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 55,457 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 124,931 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Louisiana-Pacific were worth $1,376,000 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. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in Louisiana-Pacific by 10.5% in…

AutoZone, Inc. (AZO) Boosted to “C” by TheStreet

AutoZone, Inc. (AZO) Boosted to “C” by TheStreet

TheStreet upgraded shares of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) from a d+ rating to a c rating in a research note released on Wednesday. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of AutoZone from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Wedbush cut shares of AutoZone from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and cut their price objective for the company from $660.00 to $650.00 in a research report on Tuesday, May 30th. Goldman Sachs…

Duluth Stake Inc (DLTH) to Publish Q2 2018 Revenue of $0.18 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts

Duluth Stake Inc (DLTH) to Publish Q2 2018 Revenue of $0.18 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts

Duluth Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:DLTH) – William Blair raised their Q2 2018 earnings estimates for Duluth Holdings in a report released on Wednesday. William Blair analyst D. Carden now expects that the company will earn $0.18 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.17. William Blair also issued estimates for Duluth Holdings’ Q3 2018 earnings at $0.04 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.48 EPS. Duluth Holdings (NASDAQ:DLTH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, June 6th. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing…

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Purchase Holding in United States Steel Co. (X)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Purchase Holding in United States Steel Co. (X)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new stake in United States Steel Co. (NYSE:X) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 31,039 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,049,000. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of X. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of United States Steel by 1,971.9% in the first quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 3,315…

Stifel Financial Corp Lifted Holding in Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG)

Stifel Financial Corp Lifted Holding in Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG)

Stifel Financial Corp raised its position in shares of Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) by 124.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 39,755 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 22,069 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in Principal Financial Group were worth $2,510,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. CENTRAL TRUST Co increased its stake…

Stifel Financial Corp Sold 3,453 Shares of Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

Stifel Financial Corp Sold 3,453 Shares of Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

Stifel Financial Corp reduced its stake in shares of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) by 21.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,614 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after selling 3,453 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in Acuity Brands were worth $2,573,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AYI. Integrated Investment Consultants…

Clinton Group Inc. Purchase Shares of 71,969 AK Steel Holding Co. (AKS)

Clinton Group Inc. Purchase Shares of 71,969 AK Steel Holding Co. (AKS)

Clinton Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of AK Steel Holding Co. (NYSE:AKS) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 71,969 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $517,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AKS. Stifel Financial Corp acquired a new position in AK Steel Holding during the first quarter worth about $110,000. Elkfork Partners LLC acquired a new position in AK Steel Holding during the fourth…

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Bought 623 Shares of Magellan Health Inc (MGLN)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Bought 623 Shares of Magellan Health Inc (MGLN)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its stake in shares of Magellan Health Inc (NASDAQ:MGLN) by 4.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 15,066 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 623 shares during the period. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.’s holdings in Magellan Health were worth $1,040,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions…

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Holding Boosted by SG Americas Securities LLC

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Holding Boosted by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC increased its position in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) by 348.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 32,958 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 25,615 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in AutoNation were worth $1,394,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Chilton Investment Co. LLC raised its stake in shares of AutoNation by 5.9% in the third quarter. Chilton Investment Co. LLC now…

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Has $1.09 Million Holding in MTS Systems Co. (MTSC)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Has $1.09 Million Holding in MTS Systems Co. (MTSC)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. boosted its position in MTS Systems Co. (NASDAQ:MTSC) by 13.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 19,814 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 2,350 shares during the period. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.’s holdings in MTS Systems were worth $1,091,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. State Board of Administration of Florida…

Meritor Inc (MTOR) Raised to Hold at BidAskClub

Meritor Inc (MTOR) Raised to Hold at BidAskClub

Meritor Inc (NYSE:MTOR) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidAskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Meritor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. KeyCorp raised shares of Meritor from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $20.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday,…

Atlantic Trust Group LLC Sold 1,209 Shares of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

Atlantic Trust Group LLC Sold 1,209 Shares of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

Atlantic Trust Group LLC lowered its position in shares of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) by 0.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 807,247 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 1,209 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust Group LLC’s holdings in Omnicom Group were worth $69,594,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in OMC. FNY Partners Fund LP purchased a new stake in Omnicom Group during the fourth…

Zacks: Evotec AG (EVTCY) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Zacks: Evotec AG (EVTCY) Received Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Evotec AG (NASDAQ:EVTCY) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Evotec AG’s rating score has declined by 200% in the last three months as a result of various analysts’ ratings changes. Zacks has also assigned Evotec AG an industry rank of 155 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. A number of brokerages have commented on EVTCY. Berenberg Bank…

Spinnaker Trust Has $462,000 Holding in Kellogg Company (K)

Spinnaker Trust Has $462,000 Holding in Kellogg Company (K)

Spinnaker Trust maintained its position in shares of Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 6,362 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Spinnaker Trust’s holdings in Kellogg Company were worth $462,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of K. Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new position in shares of Kellogg Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $116,000. Exane Derivatives boosted…

Head to Head Contrast: Sony Corp (SNE) against Universal Electronics (UEIC)

Head to Head Contrast: Sony Corp (SNE) against Universal Electronics (UEIC)

Universal Electronics (NASDAQ: UEIC) and Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitabiliy, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends. Dividends Sony Corp pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Universal Electronics does not pay a dividend. Sony Corp pays out -20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Universal Electronics and…

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) vs. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Financial Research

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) vs. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Financial Research

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE: CTB) and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co presently has a consensus price target of $39.83, suggesting a potential…

Zacks: Assembly Biosciences Inc (ASMB) Received $25.50 Consensus Target Price by Analysts

Zacks: Assembly Biosciences Inc (ASMB) Received $25.50 Consensus Target Price by Analysts

Assembly Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:ASMB) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Analysts have set a 12-month consensus price objective of $25.50 for the company and are predicting that the company will post ($0.79) EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Assembly Biosciences an industry rank of 202 out of 265 based on the ratings given to…

Analysing Best Purchase Co (BBY) & GameStop Corp. (GME)

Analysing Best Purchase Co (BBY) & GameStop Corp. (GME)

Best Buy Co (NYSE: BBY) and GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitabiliy and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 86.6% of Best Buy Co shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Best Buy Co shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of GameStop Corp. shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and…

Clinton Group Inc. Purchased Shares of 11,088 Financial Engines Inc (FNGN)

Clinton Group Inc. Purchased Shares of 11,088 Financial Engines Inc (FNGN)

Clinton Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Financial Engines Inc (NASDAQ:FNGN) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 11,088 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $483,000. Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Financial Engines by 36.6% in the first quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC now owns 318,457 shares of…

Head-To-Head Analysis: Multi-Color (LABL) and Cimpress NV (CMPR)

Head-To-Head Analysis: Multi-Color (LABL) and Cimpress NV (CMPR)

Cimpress NV (NASDAQ: CMPR) and Multi-Color (NASDAQ:LABL) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Cimpress NV and Multi-Color’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Cimpress NV has higher revenue and earnings than Multi-Color. Cimpress NV is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Multi-Color, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks. Volatility &…

Acerinox Sa (ANIOY) Received Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Acerinox Sa  (ANIOY) Received Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Acerinox Sa (NASDAQ:ANIOY) have been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Zacks has also assigned Acerinox Sa an industry rank of 163 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Acerinox Sa from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Shares of Acerinox Sa (NASDAQ:ANIOY) traded up 0.64% during…

Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Lowered to Hold at BidAskClub

Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Lowered to Hold at BidAskClub

Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) was downgraded by research analysts at BidAskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on LUV. ValuEngine raised shares of Southwest Airlines from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $70.00 target price on shares of Southwest Airlines in a report on Wednesday, May 31st. Zacks Investment Research…

Fair Isaac Co. (FICO) Holding Reduced by Victory Capital Management Inc.

Fair Isaac Co. (FICO) Holding Reduced by Victory Capital Management Inc.

Victory Capital Management Inc. lowered its position in Fair Isaac Co. (NYSE:FICO) by 50.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 132,200 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 137,030 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Fair Isaac were worth $17,048,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in FICO. Dynamic Capital Management Ltd increased its stake…

NuStar GP Stake, LLC (NSH) Lowered by BidAskClub to Strong Sell

NuStar GP Stake, LLC (NSH) Lowered by BidAskClub to Strong Sell

NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidAskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued on Friday. NSH has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of NuStar GP Holdings in a research report on Friday, April 14th. Credit Suisse Group AG upped their target price on shares of NuStar GP Holdings from $27.00 to $28.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday,…

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPH) Shares Obtained by Clinton Group Inc.

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPH) Shares Obtained by Clinton Group Inc.

Clinton Group Inc. boosted its stake in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMPH) by 109.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 33,305 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 17,416 shares during the period. Clinton Group Inc.’s holdings in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals were worth $483,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. KBC Group NV raised its stake in shares of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals by 55.7% in the first quarter. KBC…

Petmed Express Inc (PETS) Shares Reduced by Schroder Investment Management Group

Petmed Express Inc (PETS) Shares Reduced by Schroder Investment Management Group

Schroder Investment Management Group cut its position in shares of Petmed Express Inc (NASDAQ:PETS) by 1.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 267,311 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,600 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in Petmed Express were worth $5,357,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in…

IBM Retirement Fund Sold 26,585 Shares of Marriott International Inc (MAR)

IBM Retirement Fund Sold 26,585 Shares of Marriott International Inc (MAR)

IBM Retirement Fund cut its stake in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 88.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 3,587 shares of the company’s stock after selling 26,585 shares during the period. IBM Retirement Fund’s holdings in Marriott International were worth $451,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of MAR. Israel Discount Bank of New York GFN bought a new stake in Marriott International during the fourth quarter valued…

Wyndham Worldwide Co. (WYN) Shares Reduced by Victory Capital Management Inc.

Wyndham Worldwide Co. (WYN) Shares Reduced by Victory Capital Management Inc.

Victory Capital Management Inc. reduced its position in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Co. (NYSE:WYN) by 0.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 208,141 shares of the company’s stock after selling 562 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Wyndham Worldwide were worth $17,544,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC raised its…