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Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (HOTC) Announces GBX 1.60 Dividend

Hotel Chocolat Group PLC (LON:HOTC) announced a dividend on Wednesday, September 27th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 1.60 ($0.02) per share on Friday, December 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 23rd. The official announcement can be […]

J Smart & Co (Contractors) PLC Plans Dividend of GBX 2.17 (SMJ)

J Smart & Co (Contractors) PLC (LON:SMJ) declared a dividend on Thursday, October 26th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 2.17 ($0.03) per share on Wednesday, December 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 23rd. […]

Cascadian Therapeutics, Inc. (CASC) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cascadian Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Cascadian Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in developing innovative therapeutic product candidates for the treatment of cancer. The company’s product candidate is ONT-380, […]

Everspin Tech (MRAM) Given New $17.00 Price Target at Needham & Company LLC

Everspin Tech (NASDAQ:MRAM) had its price objective trimmed by Needham & Company LLC from $24.00 to $17.00 in a report published on Tuesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The brokerage currently has a strong-buy rating on the business services provider’s stock. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a buy […]

First Busey Corporation (BUSE) Director Sells $453,599.60 in Stock

First Busey Corporation (NASDAQ:BUSE) Director George Barr sold 14,492 shares of First Busey Corporation stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.30, for a total value of $453,599.60. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 64,088 shares in the company, valued […]

Peter Marino Sells 15,000 Shares of Engility Holdings, Inc. (EGL) Stock

Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) Director Peter Marino sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.39, for a total value of $425,850.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 1,213 shares of the company’s […]

Imperial Capital Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Absolute Software Corporation (ALSWF)

Absolute Software Corporation (OTCMKTS:ALSWF) – Investment analysts at Imperial Capital lifted their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Absolute Software Corporation in a report issued on Tuesday. Imperial Capital analyst M. Kim now expects that the industrial products company will post earnings per share of $0.02 for the quarter, up from their prior forecast […]

Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Cut by Jefferies Group

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group cut their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Agilent Technologies in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Couillard now forecasts that the medical research company will post earnings per share of $0.56 for the quarter, down from their […]

MutualFirst Financial Inc. (MFSF) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.18

MutualFirst Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:MFSF) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 8th will be given a dividend of 0.18 per share by the bank on Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date of […]

US Ecology (ECOL) versus Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast

US Ecology (NASDAQ: ECOL) is one of 20 public companies in the “Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare US Ecology to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings […]

Clarus Securities Comments on Storm Resources Ltd.’s FY2018 Earnings (SRX)

Storm Resources Ltd. (TSE:SRX) – Equities researchers at Clarus Securities decreased their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Storm Resources in a report released on Thursday. Clarus Securities analyst D. Choi now expects that the oil and natural gas company will earn $0.09 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast […]

Reviewing Silver Spring Networks (SSNI) & Its Competitors

Silver Spring Networks (NYSE: SSNI) is one of 182 public companies in the “IT Services & Consulting” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Silver Spring Networks to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings. Profitability This […]

QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Shares Sold by Prudential Financial Inc.

Prudential Financial Inc. cut its stake in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) by 16.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,354,487 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 451,838 shares during the quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.98% […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Valvoline Inc. (VVV) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Valvoline Inc. (NYSE:VVV) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Valvoline Inc. is a producer and distributor of premium-branded automotive, commercial and industrial lubricants as well as automotive chemicals. The company’s brand and franchises consists […]

Egalet Corporation (EGLT) Sees Strong Trading Volume

Shares of Egalet Corporation (NASDAQ:EGLT) saw unusually-high trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 11,087,766 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 1,637% from the previous session’s volume of 638,336 shares.The stock last traded at $1.15 and had previously closed at $0.83. EGLT has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Gabelli lowered […]

ManpowerGroup (MAN) Shares Bought by Swiss National Bank

Swiss National Bank boosted its position in shares of ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) by 0.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 247,764 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,100 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank […]

Bessemer Group Inc. Takes $575,000 Position in American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC)

Bessemer Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ:AOBC) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 37,665 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $575,000. Bessemer Group Inc. owned 0.07% of American […]

Boston Partners Buys 85,031 Shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (FRAN)

Boston Partners grew its stake in shares of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) by 18.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 540,108 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 85,031 shares during the period. Boston Partners owned 1.47% of Francesca’s […]

Scana Corporation (SCG) Shares Bought by State of Tennessee Treasury Department

State of Tennessee Treasury Department boosted its stake in shares of Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) by 48.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 58,002 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,912 shares during the […]

25,000 Shares in Curtiss-Wright Co. (CW) Purchased by State of Tennessee Treasury Department

State of Tennessee Treasury Department purchased a new position in shares of Curtiss-Wright Co. (NYSE:CW) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 25,000 shares of the aerospace company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,614,000. State of Tennessee Treasury Department owned approximately […]

Critical Comparison: GCP Applied Technologies (GCP) and Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (CX)

GCP Applied Technologies (NYSE: GCP) and Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation. Earnings and Valuation This table compares GCP Applied Technologies and Cemex […]

Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Tyson Foods, Inc. Decreased by Jefferies Group (TSN)

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group decreased their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Tyson Foods in a research note issued on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst A. Jagdale now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $1.54 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.62. […]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Sells 43,600 Shares of Green Plains, Inc. (GPRE)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board decreased its stake in Green Plains, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) by 25.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 129,200 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 43,600 shares during the period. Canada Pension […]

Gamestop Corporation (GME) Given a $25.00 Price Target by Wedbush Analysts

Gamestop Corporation (NYSE:GME) received a $25.00 price target from equities researchers at Wedbush in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Wedbush’s target price indicates a potential upside of 53.28% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. […]

$106.73 Million in Sales Expected for DCT Industrial Trust Inc (DCT) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect that DCT Industrial Trust Inc (NYSE:DCT) will post $106.73 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have provided estimates for DCT Industrial Trust’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $110.00 million and the lowest is $104.16 million. DCT Industrial Trust reported sales of $101.85 million during the […]

Carnival plc (CCL) to Issue Dividend Increase – $0.45 Per Share

Carnival plc (LON:CCL) declared a dividend on Thursday, October 19th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 23rd. This is a boost from Carnival plc’s […]

Yu Group PLC (YU) to Issue GBX 1 Dividend

Yu Group PLC (LON:YU) declared a dividend on Tuesday, September 19th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 1 ($0.01) per share on Tuesday, January 9th. This represents a yield of 0.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 23rd. The official announcement can be viewed at […]

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (LGF.A) Lifted by Barrington Research

Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:LGF.A) – Stock analysts at Barrington Research upped their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now forecasts that the company will earn $0.20 per share for the quarter, up from […]

Chicago Equity Partners LLC Sells 59,759 Shares of Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW)

Chicago Equity Partners LLC reduced its stake in Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LW) by 88.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,980 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 59,759 shares during the period. Chicago Equity Partners LLC’s […]

Investors Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Mosaic Company (The) (MOS)

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Traders purchased 574 call options on the company. This is an increase of 160% compared to the average daily volume of 221 call options. In related news, Director Robert L. Lumpkins purchased 7,000 shares of Mosaic Company (The) stock in […]

Cimarex Energy Co Forecasted to Post Q3 2018 Earnings of $1.60 Per Share (XEC)

Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group raised their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Cimarex Energy in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Hsu now forecasts that the oil and gas producer will post earnings per share of $1.60 for the quarter, […]

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. Cuts Position in Raytheon Company (RTN)

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) by 13.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 94,947 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 15,257 shares during the period. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc.’s holdings […]

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Position Boosted by Keybank National Association OH

Keybank National Association OH boosted its holdings in shares of Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX) by 53.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 24,637 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,545 shares during […]

Semiconductor Corp Lite-On Sells 20,000 Shares of Diodes Incorporated (DIOD) Stock

Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) major shareholder Semiconductor Corp Lite-On sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.87, for a total transaction of $617,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 7,837,912 shares of the company’s […]

Q2 2018 EPS Estimates for Mesoblast Limited Lifted by Analyst (MESO)

Mesoblast Limited (NASDAQ:MESO) – Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings increased their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Mesoblast Limited in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst M. Breidenbach now expects that the company will post earnings of ($0.19) per share for the quarter, up from their […]

Stevens Capital Management LP Invests $477,000 in Portland General Electric Company (POR)

Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new position in Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 10,449 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $477,000. A number of other institutional investors have also recently […]

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $1.42 Million Holdings in ExlService Holdings, Inc. (EXLS)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lowered its stake in ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS) by 10.0% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 24,307 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 2,695 shares during the period. State Board […]

Victory Capital Management Inc. Reduces Position in Deere & Company (DE)

Victory Capital Management Inc. decreased its holdings in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by 59.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 22,280 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 32,475 shares during the quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s […]

Securities Trust of Scotland (STS) to Issue Dividend of GBX 1.45 on December 15th

Securities Trust of Scotland (LON:STS) declared a dividend on Friday, November 10th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.45 ($0.02) per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 23rd. The official announcement can be […]

Investors Sell Shares of General Motors Company (GM) on Strength (GM)

Investors sold shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) on strength during trading hours on Thursday. $52.51 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $84.07 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $31.56 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, General Motors had […]

Luxoft Holding, Inc. (LXFT) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE:LXFT) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of at least $2.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.90. The company issued revenue guidance of at least $920 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $922.72 million. Several […]

Roku, Inc. (ROKU) Downgraded by UBS AG to “Underperform”

UBS AG cut shares of Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKU) from a market perform rating to an underperform rating in a research note released on Tuesday, The Fly reports. ROKU has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Needham & Company LLC initiated coverage on Roku in a report on Monday, October 23rd. They […]

Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN) Given a $5.00 Price Target by BMO Capital Markets Analysts

BMO Capital Markets set a $5.00 price objective on Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) in a research note released on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has a hold rating on the energy producer’s stock. Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a neutral rating and issued a $6.00 price target […]

Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) Given “Hold” Rating at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated their hold rating on shares of Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) in a research note released on Tuesday. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on XLRN. Credit Suisse Group set a $51.00 target price on Acceleron Pharma and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday. […]

SJW Corporation (SJW) to Issue $0.17 Special Dividend

SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) declared a special dividend on Friday, November 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.17 per share by the utilities provider on Monday, December 11th. This represents a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 28th. […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Summit Midstream Partners, (SMLP) & The Competition

Summit Midstream Partners, (NYSE: SMLP) is one of 49 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Summit Midstream Partners, to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and valuation. Profitability This table […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) PT Set at $105.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC set a $105.00 price objective on Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the retailer’s stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Wal-Mart Stores’ Q1 2019 earnings at $1.06 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.19 EPS, Q3 […]

Universal Insurance Holdings Inc (UVE) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.14

Universal Insurance Holdings Inc (NYSE:UVE) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 27th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share by the insurance provider on Monday, December 4th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.16%. The ex-dividend […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Buys 457,000 Shares of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC)

Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its stake in Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) by 151.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 759,645 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 457,000 shares during the quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.31% of Pilgrim’s […]

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) Holdings Trimmed by State of Wisconsin Investment Board

State of Wisconsin Investment Board reduced its holdings in shares of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) by 62.4% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 125,581 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 208,341 shares during the period. State […]