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Adamas Pharmaceuticals (ADMS) Issues Earnings Results

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ADMS) released its earnings results on Thursday. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($1.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.18) by ($0.09), Briefing.com reports. The business had revenue of $0.57 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $0.84 million. During the same quarter in […]

CME Group Inc (CME) Shares Sold by Madison Investment Holdings Inc.

Madison Investment Holdings Inc. cut its position in shares of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) by 8.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 124,887 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 11,371 shares during the quarter. Madison Investment Holdings Inc.’s […]

Philip Morris International (PM) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.20-5.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.27. A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued an overweight rating and set a $137.00 price objective […]

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Posts Earnings Results, Hits Expectations

Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The restaurant operator reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.53, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $571.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $567.80 million. Cheesecake Factory had a return on equity […]

Innophos (IPHS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS

Innophos (NASDAQ:IPHS) released its earnings results on Wednesday. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.56 by ($0.04), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Innophos had a net margin of 3.11% and a return on equity of 14.02%. The firm had revenue of $193.10 million during the quarter, […]

Nexus (NXS) Market Cap Tops $121.98 Million

Nexus (CURRENCY:NXS) traded up 11.7% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 12:00 PM Eastern on February 23rd. Nexus has a total market capitalization of $121.98 million and approximately $1.14 million worth of Nexus was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last seven days, Nexus has traded 9.3% […]

Netflix (NFLX) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Strong-Buy

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on NFLX. MKM Partners raised their target price on shares of Netflix from $245.00 to $320.00 and gave the […]

Nexa Resources (NEXA) Price Target Lowered to $24.00 at Scotiabank

Nexa Resources (NYSE:NEXA) had its price target cut by Scotiabank from $25.50 to $24.00 in a research note published on Tuesday. They currently have an outperform rating on the stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Citigroup initiated coverage on Nexa Resources in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. […]

Motorola Solutions (MSI) Given a $115.00 Price Target at Northcoast Research

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) has been assigned a $115.00 target price by research analysts at Northcoast Research in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the communications equipment provider’s stock. Northcoast Research’s target price indicates a potential upside of 9.81% from the company’s previous close. MSI has been […]

Abaxis Inc (ABAX) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.16

Abaxis Inc (NASDAQ:ABAX) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 25th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.16 per share by the medical research company on Thursday, March 15th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of […]

Analyzing Regency Energy Partners (RGP) and Its Competitors

Regency Energy Partners (NYSE: RGP) is one of 14 public companies in the “Natural Gas Distribution” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Regency Energy Partners to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Regency […]

Mosaic Co (MOS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.03

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 15th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be given a dividend of 0.025 per share by the basic materials company on Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $0.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.36%. […]

Apache (APA) PT Lowered to $39.00 at Credit Suisse Group

Apache (NYSE:APA) had its target price dropped by equities researchers at Credit Suisse Group from $43.00 to $39.00 in a report released on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the energy company’s stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 9.95% from the stock’s previous close. A number […]

Analysts Offer Predictions for Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.’s Q2 2018 Earnings (HVT)

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp issued their Q2 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Haverty Furniture Companies in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. KeyCorp analyst B. Thomas anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.32 for the quarter. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Haverty Furniture […]

Smart Sand (SND) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Smart Sand (NASDAQ:SND) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a report published on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $9.50 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Smart Sand, Inc. is a producer of northern white raw frac sand for the oil and gas industry. […]

Roku (ROKU) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.17 EPS

Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.17, Briefing.com reports. The business had revenue of $188.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $182.54 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 27.8% […]

Sohu.com (SOHU) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about Sohu.com (NASDAQ:SOHU) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the […]

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Has $19.67 Million Stake in Devon Energy Corp (DVN)

First Republic Investment Management Inc. reduced its position in Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN) by 11.7% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 475,048 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 62,987 shares during the period. First Republic Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Devon Energy were worth $19,667,000 as of its […]

iShares Russell 2000 Value Index (IWN) Shares Bought by First Republic Investment Management Inc.

First Republic Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Value Index (NYSEARCA:IWN) by 27.5% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 133,897 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 28,845 shares during the period. First Republic Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Value […]

Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC Has $272,000 Stake in Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (EFT)

Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC grew its position in Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE:EFT) by 52.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 18,818 shares of the investment management company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,485 shares […]

Mission Wealth Management LP Invests $319,000 in Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Stock

Mission Wealth Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund acquired 4,572 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $319,000. A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of EMR. Beach Investment Management LLC. acquired […]

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Shares Down 0%

Chesapeake Energy Co. (NYSE:CHK) was down 0% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $2.63 and last traded at $2.63. Approximately 36,120,000 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 2% from the average daily volume of 36,780,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at $2.63. A number of equities research […]

B. Riley Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC)

American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) – Equities researchers at B. Riley upped their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of American Campus Communities in a research note issued on Wednesday. B. Riley analyst D. Corak now expects that the real estate investment trust will earn $0.67 per share for the quarter, up from […]

Nitro (NOX) Trading 34.9% Lower Over Last Week

Nitro (CURRENCY:NOX) traded 5.8% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 10:00 AM E.T. on February 23rd. One Nitro token can currently be purchased for about $0.23 or 0.00002177 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges. During the last week, Nitro has traded 34.9% lower against the US dollar. Nitro has a […]

TOWN & CNTRY FINAL (TWCF) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.04

TOWN & CNTRY FINAL (OTCMKTS:TWCF) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 5th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.04 per share on Thursday, March 15th. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this […]

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Vice Chairman Sells $525,975.00 in Stock

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) Vice Chairman Mark A. Chancy sold 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.13, for a total transaction of $525,975.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 149,955 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Discovery Communications (DISCA) Upgraded to “Neutral” by Moffett Nathanson

Moffett Nathanson upgraded shares of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, Marketbeat.com reports. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on DISCA. Loop Capital lowered their target price on shares of Discovery Communications from $25.00 to $21.00 and set […]

LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.28 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts

LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) – Research analysts at SunTrust Banks cut their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for LaSalle Hotel Properties in a note issued to investors on Thursday. SunTrust Banks analyst P. Scholes now forecasts that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $0.28 per share for the quarter, down from their prior […]

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Navigant Consulting, Inc.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (NCI)

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) – Barrington Research issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Navigant Consulting in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Barrington Research analyst K. Steinke anticipates that the business services provider will post earnings of $0.28 per share for the quarter. Barrington Research has a “Market Perform” […]

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.10 (IBKR)

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 16th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share by the financial services provider on Wednesday, March 14th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.59%. The […]

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Has $137,000 Holdings in Cardinal Health Inc (CAH)

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. decreased its position in Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) by 38.4% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,245 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,397 shares during the period. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.’s holdings in Cardinal Health were worth $137,000 as of its most recent SEC […]

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (BZH) Holdings Trimmed by Royce & Associates LP

Royce & Associates LP trimmed its position in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) by 18.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 820,920 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 184,174 shares during the period. Royce & […]

Akorn, Inc. (AKRX) Position Lifted by Schroder Investment Management Group

Schroder Investment Management Group increased its stake in Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) by 1.5% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 875,930 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 13,160 shares during the quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in Akorn were worth $28,231,000 at the end of the most recent […]

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s (CBRL) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Maxim Group

Maxim Group reiterated their hold rating on shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. “Cracker Barrel (CBRL) reported F2Q17 (January) pro forma EPS of $2.73, which were well above our $2.31 estimate and the $2.22 Street mean, as well as $2.15-$2.25 guidance.”,” the firm’s analyst […]

Praxair, Inc. (PX) Holdings Lessened by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. trimmed its holdings in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) by 2.4% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 48,881 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 1,201 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Praxair were worth $7,563,000 as of its most […]

Exencial Wealth Advisors LLC Buys New Position in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)

Exencial Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new position in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 2,517 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $234,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made […]

Legal & General Group (LGEN) Stock Price Up 1.4%

Shares of Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) rose 1.4% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 261.50 ($3.61) and last traded at GBX 260.60 ($3.60). Approximately 13,656,665 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 12% from the average daily volume of 15,540,000 shares. The stock had […]

Financial Comparison: ADT (ADT) versus Allegion (ALLE)

ADT (NYSE: ADT) and Allegion (NYSE:ALLE) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation. Profitability This table compares ADT and Allegion’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Family Legacy Inc. Buys New Holdings in Costco Wholesale Co. (COST)

Family Legacy Inc. bought a new position in Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST) during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund bought 2,517 shares of the retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $469,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Kovack Advisors Inc. bought a new position […]

Anixter International Inc. (AXE) Shares Sold by Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank trimmed its holdings in Anixter International Inc. (NYSE:AXE) by 2.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 30,158 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 797 shares during the quarter. Comerica Bank’s holdings in Anixter International were worth $2,417,000 at the end […]

iShares Trust (MTUM) Holdings Cut by SG Americas Securities LLC

SG Americas Securities LLC decreased its holdings in shares of iShares Trust (BATS:MTUM) by 90.2% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 4,909 shares of the company’s stock after selling 45,091 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $506,000 at the end of the most […]

Glenview State Bank Trust DEPT. Decreases Holdings in Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Glenview State Bank Trust DEPT. lowered its stake in shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 1.3% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 64,785 shares of the healthcare product maker’s stock after selling 875 shares during the period. Abbott Laboratories accounts for about 1.7% of Glenview State Bank Trust DEPT.’s holdings, making […]

Brokerages Anticipate Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $207.61 Million

Analysts expect Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) to announce $207.61 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Douglas Emmett’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $187.24 million and the highest is $214.20 million. Douglas Emmett posted sales of $170.35 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests […]

Wave Life Sciences (WVE) Given a $34.00 Price Target at Mizuho

Mizuho set a $34.00 price target on Wave Life Sciences (NASDAQ:WVE) in a research note released on Tuesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. WVE has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Wave Life Sciences from a hold rating to a sell rating in a […]

Citigroup Downgrades Viper Energy Partners (VNOM) to Neutral

Viper Energy Partners (NASDAQ:VNOM) was downgraded by stock analysts at Citigroup from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Barclays set a $21.00 price target on shares of Viper Energy […]

FTB Advisors Inc. Raises Position in General Electric (GE)

FTB Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in General Electric (NYSE:GE) by 6.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 139,912 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,439 shares during the quarter. FTB Advisors Inc.’s holdings […]

Capital Fund Management S.A. Has $578,000 Holdings in Yelp Inc (YELP)

Capital Fund Management S.A. reduced its stake in shares of Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP) by 88.3% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 13,770 shares of the local business review company’s stock after selling 104,169 shares during the quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in Yelp were worth $578,000 at the end of […]

Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) Shares Sold by Carroll Financial Associates Inc.

Carroll Financial Associates Inc. lessened its stake in shares of Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) by 6.2% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 6,732 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 442 shares during the period. Carroll Financial Associates Inc.’s holdings in Amgen were worth $1,170,000 as of its most recent SEC […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers SandRidge Energy (SD) to Strong Sell

SandRidge Energy (NYSE:SD) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “SandRidge Energy, Inc. is an oil and natural gas company. It engaged in the development and production activities of oil and gas. The company’s operating segment consists […]

Jeffrey H. Vanneste Sells 9,152 Shares of Lear Co. (LEA) Stock

Lear Co. (NYSE:LEA) CFO Jeffrey H. Vanneste sold 9,152 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $190.16, for a total value of $1,740,344.32. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 16,793 shares in […]