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Head-To-Head Comparison: NACCO Industries (NC) and HRG Group (HRG)

NACCO Industries (NYSE: NC) and HRG Group (NYSE:HRG) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends. Risk and Volatility NACCO Industries has a beta of 0.69, meaning that its share […]

Contrasting Spark Therapeutics (ONCE) and Its Competitors

Spark Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ONCE) is one of 288 public companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Spark Therapeutics to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of […]

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Shares Sold by Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC trimmed its position in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) by 17.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 6,311 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,364 shares during the period. Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC’s holdings […]

CTS Eventim AG & Co KGaA (EVD) Given a €44.00 Price Target at Baader Bank

Baader Bank set a €44.00 ($52.38) price objective on CTS Eventim AG & Co KGaA (ETR:EVD) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on EVD. Berenberg Bank set a €49.00 ($58.33) price target on […]

ProGreen US Inc (PGUS) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

ProGreen US Inc (NASDAQ:PGUS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $0.00 earnings per share for the quarter, Zacks reports. The firm had revenue of $0.06 million for the quarter. Shares of ProGreen US (PGUS) traded up 0.000% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $0.011. The stock had a trading volume of […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (DNB) to Buy

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (The) (NYSE:DNB) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a $126.00 target price on the business services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would indicate a potential upside […]

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a $94.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 12.01% from the stock’s current price. […]

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC Decreases Stake in Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc. (DVCR)

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC reduced its holdings in Diversicare Healthcare Services Inc. (NASDAQ:DVCR) by 36.3% 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 24,033 shares of the company’s stock after selling 13,700 shares during the period. Woodmont Investment […]

Northern Trust Corp Raises Holdings in LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)

Northern Trust Corp grew its position in LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) by 4.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,836,455 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after purchasing an additional 215,215 shares during the period. Northern Trust […]

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Stake Lessened by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp decreased its holdings in Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) by 5.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 6,166,755 shares of the airline’s stock after selling 326,846 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned 1.03% of Southwest Airlines worth […]

Sempra Energy (SRE) Shares Bought by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in shares of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) by 16.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,148,064 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 439,359 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust […]

Heska Corporation (HSKA) Position Held by South Texas Money Management Ltd.

South Texas Money Management Ltd. continued to hold its position in shares of Heska Corporation (NASDAQ:HSKA) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,177 shares of the medical research company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. South Texas […]

Northern Trust Corp Purchases 678,853 Shares of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) by 11.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,423,937 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 678,853 shares during the […]

Tiaa Fsb Buys Shares of 1,852,127 Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (VWO)

Tiaa Fsb bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 1,852,127 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $75,622,000. Several other hedge funds have […]

Tiaa Fsb Takes Position in Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD)

Tiaa Fsb bought a new stake in shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 83,263 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock, valued at approximately $9,189,000. Several other hedge funds have also made […]

Tiaa Fsb Invests $7.27 Million in Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP)

Tiaa Fsb bought a new stake in shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 62,310 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,265,000. Tiaa Fsb owned about 0.08% of Advance Auto Parts at […]

Presidio, Inc. (PSDO) is Apollo Management Holdings L.P.’s 2nd Largest Position

Apollo Management Holdings L.P. continued to hold its position in Presidio, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSDO) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 67,000,000 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Presidio comprises about 14.1% of Apollo Management Holdings L.P.’s […]

386,356 Shares in Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (BKFS) Acquired by ShearLink Capital LLC

ShearLink Capital LLC acquired a new position in Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:BKFS) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 386,356 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,821,000. Black Knight Financial Services accounts for about 7.0% […]

1,108,747 Shares in Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (BCEI) Acquired by Apollo Management Holdings L.P.

Apollo Management Holdings L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (NYSE:BCEI) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 1,108,747 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $35,158,000. Bonanza Creek Energy accounts […]

Antero Resources Corporation (AR) Stake Maintained by Apollo Management Holdings L.P.

Apollo Management Holdings L.P. continued to hold its position in shares of Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 83,401 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Apollo Management […]

American National Insurance (ANAT) versus Patriot National (PN) Critical Comparison

American National Insurance (NASDAQ: ANAT) and Patriot National (NYSE:PN) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations. Valuation & Earnings This table compares American National Insurance and Patriot National’s gross revenue, […]

Cyberonics (CYBX) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Cyberonics (NASDAQ:CYBX) have been trending positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cyberonics […]

Validus Holdings (VR) & RenaissanceRe Holdings (RNR) Head to Head Survey

Validus Holdings (NYSE: VR) and RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE:RNR) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Validus Holdings and RenaissanceRe Holdings’ revenue, earnings per […]

TC PipeLines, LP (TCP) Stake Maintained by Segment Wealth Management LLC

Segment Wealth Management LLC continued to hold its stake in shares of TC PipeLines, LP (NYSE:TCP) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,500 shares of the pipeline company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Segment Wealth Management LLC’s holdings […]

ARRIS International PLC (ARRS) versus Its Rivals Financial Analysis

ARRIS International PLC (NASDAQ: ARRS) is one of 67 publicly-traded companies in the “Communications & Networking” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare ARRIS International PLC to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings. Profitability This table […]

Nustar Energy L.P. (NS) Shares Sold by South Texas Money Management Ltd.

South Texas Money Management Ltd. decreased its stake in Nustar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) by 25.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 7,212 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 2,400 shares during the period. South Texas Money Management Ltd.’s holdings […]

South Texas Money Management Ltd. Holds Position in Torchmark Corporation (TMK)

South Texas Money Management Ltd. held its stake in shares of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,764 shares of the insurance provider’s stock at the close of the second quarter. South Texas Money Management Ltd.’s […]

Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. Sells 1,321,664 Shares of Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY)

Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. reduced its position in Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) by 93.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 99,670 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,321,664 shares during the quarter. Gluskin Sheff […]

Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. Grows Holdings in First Community Financial Partners Inc (FCFP)

Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. grew its stake in First Community Financial Partners Inc (NASDAQ:FCFP) by 84.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 352,356 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 161,687 shares during […]

Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG) Stake Lessened by Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc.

Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) by 97.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,090 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after selling 130,035 […]

Coatue Management LLC Has $685.70 Million Position in Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI)

Coatue Management LLC lessened its holdings in Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,910,770 shares of the company’s stock after selling 69,065 shares during the quarter. Activision Blizzard comprises approximately 6.2% of […]

eBay Inc. (EBAY) Holdings Cut by Coatue Management LLC

Coatue Management LLC trimmed its position in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) by 33.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,388,755 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock after selling 2,713,973 shares during the period. eBay comprises 1.7% of Coatue Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock […]

Coatue Management LLC Continues to Hold Stake in Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (MLNX)

Coatue Management LLC held its position in Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 757,981 shares of the semiconductor producer’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Coatue Management LLC owned approximately 1.51% of Mellanox Technologies […]

Coatue Management LLC Has $711,000 Stake in Seadrill Ltd (SDRL)

Coatue Management LLC continued to hold its stake in Seadrill Ltd (NASDAQ:SDRL) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,970,630 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Coatue Management LLC owned approximately 0.39% of Seadrill worth $711,000 at […]

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (EL) Stake Held by Bowie Capital Management LLC

Bowie Capital Management LLC held its stake in shares of Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:EL) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,000 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Estee Lauder […]

SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) Holdings Lessened by MML Investors Services LLC

MML Investors Services LLC trimmed its holdings in SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD) by 1.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 172,330 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 3,213 shares during the period. MML Investors Services […]

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Travelers boast a strong market position as one of the leading writers of auto and homeowners’ insurance and commercial U.S. property-casualty insurance. Its inorganic growth story […]

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (SKX) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (NYSE:SKX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “After posting earnings beat in first-quarter 2017, Skechers succumbed to a negative earnings surprise in the second quarter. Although the company's top line improved, it failed to […]

Sprint Corporation (S) Receives “Hold” Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) in a research report released on Wednesday. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Sprint Corporation’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.00 EPS. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on S. ValuEngine raised shares of Sprint Corporation from a sell […]

Post Holdings, Inc. (POST) Upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a report released on Wednesday. They currently have $106.00 target price on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also commented on POST. TheStreet lowered shares of Post Holdings from a b rating to […]

BP Capital Fund Advisors LLC Has $3.72 Million Position in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM)

BP Capital Fund Advisors LLC lifted its position in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) by 26.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 49,782 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,308 shares during the period. BP Capital […]

92,393 Shares in Hess Midstream Partners LP (HESM) Acquired by BP Capital Fund Advisors LLC

BP Capital Fund Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Hess Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:HESM) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 92,393 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,882,000. BP Capital Fund Advisors LLC […]

Allstate Corporation (The) (ALL) Holdings Trimmed by ETRADE Capital Management LLC

ETRADE Capital Management LLC lessened its stake in shares of Allstate Corporation (The) (NYSE:ALL) by 0.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 42,792 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 331 shares during the quarter. ETRADE Capital Management LLC’s holdings […]

ETRADE Capital Management LLC Trims Position in D/B/A Chubb Limited New (CB)

ETRADE Capital Management LLC lowered its holdings in D/B/A Chubb Limited New (NYSE:CB) by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 37,411 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,069 shares during the quarter. ETRADE Capital Management […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE) versus Insteel Industries (IIIN)

Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ: WIRE) and Insteel Industries (NASDAQ:IIIN) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Volatility & Risk Encore Wire Corporation has a beta of 2.24, meaning […]

ETRADE Capital Management LLC Sells 252 Shares of Constellation Brands Inc (STZ)

ETRADE Capital Management LLC decreased its stake in Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) by 1.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 14,903 shares of the company’s stock after selling 252 shares during the quarter. ETRADE Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Constellation Brands […]

Head to Head Review: Capella Education (CPLA) versus Its Competitors

Capella Education (NASDAQ: CPLA) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “General Education Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Capella Education to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, valuation and profitability. Volatility and Risk Capella Education has a […]

Public Sector Pension investment Board Has $20.60 Million Holdings in Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (AEM)

Public Sector Pension investment Board raised its position in shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) (TSE:AEM) by 26.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 457,491 shares of the mining company’s stock after buying an additional 95,100 shares during the quarter. Public […]

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. Has $6.75 Million Holdings in Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA)

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. raised its position in Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) by 50.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,728,048 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 579,393 shares during the quarter. Penn Capital Management […]

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) Position Increased by Penn Capital Management Co. Inc.

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA) by 32.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 329,544 shares of the mining company’s stock after purchasing an additional 80,910 shares during […]