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Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN) versus 51job (JOBS) Critical Review

Cross Country Healthcare (NASDAQ: CCRN) and 51job (NASDAQ:JOBS) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Cross […]

Compugen (CGEN) vs. Incyte Corporation (INCY) Head to Head Review

Compugen (NASDAQ: CGEN) and Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 17.5% of Compugen shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.9% of […]

Analysts Anticipate Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $139.61 Million

Brokerages expect Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) to post sales of $139.61 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Boot Barn Holdings’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $139.00 million and the highest is $140.54 million. Boot Barn Holdings reported sales of $133.97 million during the […]

American Software, Inc. (AMSWA) Insider James C. Edenfield Sells 8,352 Shares

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) insider James C. Edenfield sold 8,352 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.83, for a total value of $90,452.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 8,352 shares in the company, […]

PHX Energy Services Corp (PHX) Insider Purchases C$1,462,500.00 in Stock

PHX Energy Services Corp (TSE:PHX) insider John Michael Hooks bought 650,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of C$2.25 per share, for a total transaction of C$1,462,500.00. John Michael Hooks also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, September 13th, John Michael […]

Meridian Wealth Management LLC Trims Stake in Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)

Meridian Wealth Management LLC trimmed its stake in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) by 37.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,359 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 4,332 shares during the period. Meridian Wealth Management LLC’s […]

Cornerstone Advisors Inc. Acquires 6 Shares of Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Cornerstone Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) by 0.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 4,677 shares of the social networking company’s stock after acquiring an additional 6 shares during the quarter. Facebook comprises about […]

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Shares Sold by Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC

Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC lessened its position in shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 48.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 8,623 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock after selling 8,053 shares during the quarter. Clear Harbor Asset […]

American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a $115.00 price target on the insurance provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target suggests a potential upside of 12.17% from the stock’s current […]

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Klondex Mines Ltd Cut by Clarus Securities (KDX)

Klondex Mines Ltd (TSE:KDX) – Stock analysts at Clarus Securities reduced their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Klondex Mines in a research note issued on Tuesday. Clarus Securities analyst J. Spratt now expects that the company will earn $0.48 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $0.52. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: […]

-$0.10 Earnings Per Share Expected for TherapeuticsMD Inc (TXMD) This Quarter

Brokerages forecast that TherapeuticsMD Inc (NASDAQ:TXMD) will announce earnings of ($0.10) per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for TherapeuticsMD’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is ($0.08) and the lowest is ($0.11). TherapeuticsMD reported earnings per share of ($0.13) during the same quarter last year, which […]

Head to Head Contrast: Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. (FSFR) & The Competition

Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. (NASDAQ: FSFR) is one of 558 publicly-traded companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and […]

Head to Head Comparison: Newport Corp (NEWP) vs. Woodward (WWD)

Newport Corp (NASDAQ: NEWP) and Woodward (NASDAQ:WWD) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current ratings for Newport Corp and Woodward, as provided […]

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Holdings Increased by GW&K Investment Management LLC

GW&K Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) by 43.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 10,788 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,279 shares during the quarter. GW&K Investment Management LLC’s holdings […]

Banced Corp Sells 100 Shares of Emerson Electric Company (EMR)

Banced Corp reduced its stake in Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,800 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 100 shares during the period. Banced Corp’s holdings in Emerson Electric were worth […]

Cullinan Associates Inc. Acquires 37,056 Shares of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW)

Cullinan Associates Inc. grew its holdings in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) by 30.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 157,818 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 37,056 shares during the period. Lowe’s Companies comprises 1.0% of […]

Somerset Trust Co Acquires 441 Shares of Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

Somerset Trust Co grew its holdings in Automatic Data Processing (NYSE:ADP) by 2.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 16,072 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 441 shares during the period. Somerset Trust Co’s holdings in Automatic […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Position Raised by Pennsylvania Trust Co

Pennsylvania Trust Co boosted its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) by 86.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 9,960 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,605 shares during the period. Pennsylvania Trust […]

Virtu Financial LLC Acquires New Holdings in American Express Company (AXP)

Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new position in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 3,709 shares of the payment services company’s stock, valued at approximately $312,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have […]

Owens Realty Mortgage Inc (ORM) Position Boosted by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Owens Realty Mortgage Inc (NYSE:ORM) by 46.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 25,574 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 8,073 shares during […]

MarineMax, Inc. (HZO) Position Lowered by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. trimmed its stake in MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO) by 57.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 22,980 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 30,471 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned approximately 0.09% […]

Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO Increases Holdings in Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO boosted its holdings in shares of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) by 0.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 76,345 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 271 shares […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Purchases 1,048 Shares of Tilly’s, Inc. (TLYS)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Tilly’s, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS) by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 46,735 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,048 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. […]

Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Shares Bought by Greylin Investment Mangement Inc.

Greylin Investment Mangement Inc. increased its stake in Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) by 7.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 57,748 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 3,922 shares during the period. Pfizer comprises about 0.4% […]

Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (TNDM) Holdings Raised by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its position in Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNDM) by 93.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 581,245 shares of the medical device company’s stock after purchasing an additional 280,551 shares during the period. […]

General Electric Company (GE) Shares Bought by Puplava Financial Services Inc.

Puplava Financial Services Inc. grew its stake in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) by 0.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,209 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 41 shares during the period. Puplava Financial […]

Northstar Asset Management LLC Continues to Hold Holdings in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Northstar Asset Management LLC continued to hold its stake in shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 36,102 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Johnson & Johnson comprises approximately […]

STHREE (STREF) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of STHREE (NASDAQ:STREF) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $4.50 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “SThree Plc is engaged in staffing businesses. It provides permanent and contract specialist staff to its […]

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (TESS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “TESSCO Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of the services, products and solutions required to build, operate, maintain and use wireless voice, data, messaging, location tracking and […]

Savannah Resources Plc (SAV) Given corporate Rating at Northland Capital Partners

Northland Capital Partners reissued their corporate rating on shares of Savannah Resources Plc (LON:SAV) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. FinnCap reiterated a corporate rating and issued a GBX 11 ($0.15) target price on shares of Savannah Resources […]

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG reiterated their buy rating on shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) in a report issued on Wednesday. They currently have a $42.00 price target on the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock, up from their prior price target of $37.00. Several other research firms also recently commented on MU. Mizuho reaffirmed a buy rating and […]

Upland Software, Inc. (UPLD) Downgraded to “Strong Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPLD) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Upland Software Inc. is a provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software that helps organizations to plan, manage and execute projects and work. It provides services […]

Marshwinds Advisory Co. Buys 1 Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Marshwinds Advisory Co. raised its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) by 0.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 5,069 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 1 shares during the quarter. Marshwinds Advisory Co.’s holdings in Walgreens Boots Alliance were […]

Confluence Investment Management LLC Takes $202,000 Position in Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Confluence Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 1,265 shares of the retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $202,000. A number of other institutional investors have also […]

Portland Global Advisors LLC Has $408,000 Position in Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Portland Global Advisors LLC continued to hold its position in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 5,498 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Portland Global Advisors LLC’s holdings in Colgate-Palmolive were […]

Tompkins Financial Corp Decreases Holdings in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

Tompkins Financial Corp trimmed its holdings in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) by 0.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,650 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 25 shares during the quarter. Tompkins Financial Corp’s holdings in UnitedHealth […]

F&V Capital Management LLC Maintains Position in Celgene Corporation (CELG)

F&V Capital Management LLC held its position in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,915 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. F&V Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Celgene […]

Societe Generale SA (SCGLY) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Societe Generale SA (NASDAQ:SCGLY) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. They currently have $13.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “SOCIETE GENL FR Group is the sixth largest bank in the euro zone. […]

Xplore Technologies Corp (XPLR) Given “Buy” Rating at Maxim Group

Maxim Group reissued their buy rating on shares of Xplore Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:XPLR) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have a $4.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. “XPLR secured another multimillion-dollar follow-up order, and the second since August, with a top telecommunications providers fiber optic division. The company […]

Waverton Investment Management Ltd Acquires 178,844 Shares of Honeywell International Inc. (HON)

Waverton Investment Management Ltd increased its holdings in shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 69.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 437,156 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 178,844 shares during the period. Honeywell […]

Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Position Lowered by Heritage Investors Management Corp

Heritage Investors Management Corp decreased its stake in Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 132,637 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,977 shares during the period. Heritage Investors Management Corp’s holdings in […]

Private Trust Co. NA Reduces Position in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Private Trust Co. NA lowered its position in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) by 50.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 4,611 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 4,646 shares during the period. Private Trust Co. NA’s holdings in Gilead Sciences were […]

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Shares Sold by Fulton Bank N.A.

Fulton Bank N.A. trimmed its stake in shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) by 3.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,392 shares of the company’s stock after selling 260 shares during the quarter. Fulton Bank N.A.’s holdings in Colgate-Palmolive were worth […]

New England Research & Management Inc. Maintains Holdings in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

New England Research & Management Inc. continued to hold its stake in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,387 shares of the retailer’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. New England Research & Management Inc.’s […]

Iberiabank Corp Decreases Stake in Schlumberger N.V. (SLB)

Iberiabank Corp reduced its holdings in Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) by 9.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 46,623 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 4,918 shares during the period. Iberiabank Corp’s holdings […]

Atria Investments LLC Has $2.27 Million Position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Atria Investments LLC lowered its stake in shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) by 0.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 40,719 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 142 shares during the quarter. Atria Investments LLC’s […]

Nike Inc (NKE) Holdings Held by Lathrop Investment Management Corp

Lathrop Investment Management Corp maintained its stake in shares of Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 209,744 shares of the footwear maker’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Nike makes up 3.4% of Lathrop Investment Management Corp’s holdings, making the […]

Peavine Capital LLC Has $283,000 Holdings in Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Peavine Capital LLC maintained its position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,600 shares of the railroad operator’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Union Pacific Corporation accounts for approximately […]

Critical Survey: CYREN (CYRN) vs. Its Rivals

CYREN (NASDAQ: CYRN) is one of 63 publicly-traded companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare CYREN to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings for […]

Comparing DARA Biosciences (DARA) & Supernus Pharmaceuticals (SUPN)

DARA Biosciences (NASDAQ: DARA) and Supernus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SUPN) are both healthcare companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations. Valuation and Earnings This table compares DARA Biosciences and Supernus Pharmaceuticals’ revenue, earnings per share […]