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Macquarie Group Ltd. Invests $601,000 in First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new position in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 13,100 shares of the solar cell manufacturer’s stock, valued at approximately $601,000. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of FSLR. Fiduciary […]

Insider Selling: Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) Director Sells $5,352,000.00 in Stock

Nutanix Inc. (NASDAQ:NTNX) Director Michael Scarpelli sold 150,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.68, for a total value of $5,352,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 55,300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,973,104. The transaction […]

Pura Vida Investments LLC Has $2.85 Million Holdings in Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARNA)

Pura Vida Investments LLC grew its position in Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) by 219.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 111,700 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after purchasing an additional 76,700 shares during the period. Pura Vida Investments LLC owned about […]

Numis Securities Upgrades Benchmark (BMK) to Buy

Benchmark (LON:BMK) was upgraded by stock analysts at Numis Securities to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a GBX 78 ($1.05) price target on the stock. Numis Securities’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 41.82% from the stock’s current price. Separately, Kepler Capital Markets reaffirmed […]

Jubilee Platinum (JLP) Hits New 1-Year Low at $3.08

Jubilee Platinum PLC (LON:JLP) shares reached a new 52-week low on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as GBX 3.08 ($0.04) and last traded at GBX 3.37 ($0.05), with a volume of 6662764 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 3.38 ($0.05). Separately, Beaufort Securities reiterated a “speculative buy” rating on shares of […]

NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 15,384,635 shares, a growth of 9.0% from the November 15th total of 14,117,083 shares. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume […]

Orleans Capital Management Corp LA Sells 5,073 Shares of Fastenal (FAST)

Orleans Capital Management Corp LA reduced its position in shares of Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) by 23.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 16,732 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,073 shares during the quarter. Orleans Capital Management Corp LA’s […]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Cuts Stake in Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT)

Principal Financial Group Inc. lessened its holdings in Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) by 12.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 38,692 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after selling 5,599 shares during the quarter. Principal Financial […]

Janus Henderson Group PLC Grows Stake in Financial Engines, Inc. (FNGN)

Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its position in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) by 10.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,235,665 shares of the asset manager’s stock after acquiring an additional 313,400 shares during the quarter. Janus […]

Capella Education (CPLA) Shares Sold by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. cut its position in shares of Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) by 5.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 236,290 shares of the company’s stock after selling 13,242 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about […]

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) Shares Bought by Alaska Permanent Capital Management

Alaska Permanent Capital Management boosted its stake in iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (BATS:IEFA) by 4.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,467,370 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 59,120 shares during the period. iShares Core MSCI EAFE […]

Amkor Technology, Inc. (AMKR) Holdings Lifted by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) by 4.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 14,647,937 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 678,213 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors […]

Virtu Financial LLC Invests $286,000 in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Stock

Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 2,435 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $286,000. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the […]

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) Shares Sold by Neuberger Berman Group LLC

Neuberger Berman Group LLC reduced its holdings in shares of American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) by 3.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,502,545 shares of the airline’s stock after selling 129,226 shares during the quarter. Neuberger […]

CIT Group Inc (DEL) (CIT) Sets New 12-Month High at $51.64

CIT Group Inc (DEL) (NYSE:CIT)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $51.64 and last traded at $51.07, with a volume of 1590000 shares. The stock had previously closed at $49.84. A number of research firms have weighed in on CIT. Barclays reduced their price objective […]

Commerzbank Reiterates €23.20 Price Target for Uniper (UN01)

Commerzbank set a €23.20 ($27.62) price objective on Uniper (ETR:UN01) in a research note released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a buy rating on shares of Uniper in a […]

GFT Technologies (GFT) Given a €12.00 Price Target by Warburg Research Analysts

GFT Technologies (ETR:GFT) received a €12.00 ($14.29) price target from equities researchers at Warburg Research in a report released on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Warburg Research’s price target points to a potential downside of 4.00% from the stock’s current price. GFT has been the subject of several other […]

Morphosys (MOR) PT Set at €86.00 by J P Morgan Chase & Co

Morphosys (ETR:MOR) has been given a €86.00 ($102.38) price objective by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a report released on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 11.20% from the company’s previous close. Other […]

Berenberg Bank Analysts Give AROUNDTOWN EO-,01 (AT1) a €7.50 Price Target

Berenberg Bank set a €7.50 ($8.93) target price on AROUNDTOWN EO-,01 (ETR:AT1) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Warburg Research set a €7.40 ($8.81) target price on shares of AROUNDTOWN EO-,01 […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Corenergy Infrastructure Trust Inc (CORR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $21.54 Million

Equities research analysts predict that Corenergy Infrastructure Trust Inc (NYSE:CORR) will post $21.54 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Corenergy Infrastructure Trust’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $20.17 million to $22.91 million. Corenergy Infrastructure Trust posted sales of $22.82 million during the same quarter last […]

Critical Review: Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain (CCSC) and Its Competitors

Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain (NYSE: CCSC) is one of 24 publicly-traded companies in the “Quick Service Restaurants” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Analyst […]

Contrasting At Home Group (HOME) and Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)

At Home Group (NYSE: HOME) and Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Risk and Volatility At Home Group has a beta of 3.84, indicating […]

UBS Reiterates €66.50 Price Target for RTL Group (RTL)

UBS set a €66.50 ($79.17) target price on RTL Group (EBR:RTL) in a research report released on Monday morning, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Nord/LB set a €76.00 ($90.48) target price on shares of RTL Group and gave […]

Head to Head Contrast: Linear Technology (LLTC) vs. The Competition

Linear Technology (NASDAQ: LLTC) is one of 101 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Linear Technology to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations. Dividends Linear Technology pays an annual dividend of $1.32 […]

Financial Review: Zosano Pharma (ZSAN) vs. Cynapsus Therapeutics (CYNA)

Zosano Pharma (NASDAQ: ZSAN) and Cynapsus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CYNA) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability. Profitability This table compares Zosano Pharma and Cynapsus Therapeutics’ net margins, return on equity and […]

Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) and Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Head-To-Head Analysis

Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG) and Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) are both large-cap healthcare companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership. Dividends Thermo Fisher Scientific pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and […]

Blackrock Throgmorton Trust PLC (THRG) Insider Buys £741.65 in Stock

Blackrock Throgmorton Trust PLC (LON:THRG) insider Simon Beart purchased 163 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 455 ($6.12) per share, with a total value of £741.65 ($998.18). Simon Beart also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, November 10th, Simon […]

Andrew Findlay Purchases 10 Shares of easyJet plc (EZJ) Stock

easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) insider Andrew Findlay purchased 10 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,430 ($19.25) per share, for a total transaction of £143 ($192.46). Andrew Findlay also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, November 30th, Andrew Findlay […]

Insider Buying: Accrol Group Holdings PLC (ACRL) Insider Acquires £25,000 in Stock

Accrol Group Holdings PLC (LON:ACRL) insider Peter Cheung purchased 50,000 shares of Accrol Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 50 ($0.67) per share, with a total value of £25,000 ($33,647.38). Shares of Accrol Group Holdings PLC (ACRL) opened at GBX 39.50 ($0.53) […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact WageWorks (WAGE) Stock Price

News stories about WageWorks (NYSE:WAGE) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the […]

Gemphire Therapeutics Inc. (GEMP) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Gemphire Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:GEMP) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the six brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued […]

Investors Sell Shares of Exelon (EXC) on Strength (EXC)

Traders sold shares of Exelon Co. (NYSE:EXC) on strength during trading on Wednesday. $27.38 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $92.42 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $65.04 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Exelon had the 24th highest net […]

Omnicell (OMCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cantor Fitzgerald

Omnicell (NASDAQ:OMCL)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $60.00 target price on the stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 17.30% from the stock’s current price. The analysts wrote, “On Wednesday, December 13, we hosted […]

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The […]

Cotiviti Holdings Inc (COTV) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.43 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect Cotiviti Holdings Inc (NYSE:COTV) to report $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Eight analysts have issued estimates for Cotiviti’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.44 and the lowest is $0.42. Cotiviti posted earnings of $0.39 per share during the same quarter last […]

Brokerages Set Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (VLRS) Price Target at $15.70

Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VLRS) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. […]

Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. (CET) Insider Kevin Michael Miller Sells 20,000 Shares

Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. (TSE:CET) insider Kevin Michael Miller sold 20,000 shares of Cathedral Energy Services stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$1.85, for a total transaction of C$37,000.00. Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. (TSE CET) remained flat at $C$1.90 during midday trading on Wednesday. […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Signature Bank (SBNY) Stock Price

News articles about Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Great Plains Energy (GXP) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds

News articles about Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one […]

Financial Analysis: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR.A) versus Its Rivals

Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE: PBR.A) is one of 20 public companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation. […]

Reviewing Atlantic Power (AT) & Westar Energy (WR)

Atlantic Power (NYSE: AT) and Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations. Risk & Volatility Atlantic Power has a beta of 1.73, indicating that its stock price […]

Aimmune Therapeutics (AIMT) Stock Price Up 5.2%

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMT)’s share price rose 5.2% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $36.11 and last traded at $35.35. Approximately 526,125 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 47% from the average daily volume of 358,202 shares. The stock had previously closed at $33.60. AIMT has […]

Endologix (ELGX) Stock Price Down 6.7%

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX) shares dropped 6.7% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $5.13 and last traded at $5.31. Approximately 1,017,888 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 13% from the average daily volume of 1,175,723 shares. The stock had previously closed at $5.69. ELGX has been the […]

Apptio Inc. (APTI) Insider Sachin Gupta Sells 71,800 Shares

Apptio Inc. (NASDAQ:APTI) insider Sachin Gupta sold 71,800 shares of Apptio stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.65, for a total transaction of $1,626,270.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Sachin Gupta also […]

Analysts Issue Forecasts for Woodward, Inc.’s Q4 2018 Earnings (WWD)

Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) – Jefferies Group boosted their Q4 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Woodward in a research report issued on Sunday. Jefferies Group analyst S. Kahyaoglu now forecasts that the technology company will post earnings per share of $1.16 for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $1.14. Jefferies Group also issued […]

Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) To Go Ex-Dividend on December 14th

Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 13th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.5667 per share on Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a $2.27 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend […]

Church & Dwight (CHD) Now Covered by Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of Church & Dwight (NYSE:CHD) in a research report issued on Wednesday. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock. CHD has been the topic of a number of other reports. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on Church & Dwight from $49.00 to $46.00 and set an […]

Mongodb (MDB) Now Covered by Canaccord Genuity

Research analysts at Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of Mongodb (NASDAQ:MDB) in a research report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Summary and Recommendation We are initiating coverage of LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) with a Buy rating and a 12-month price target of $16.50 per share. […]

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -0.02

Media stories about Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest […]

Pier 1 Imports Inc Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.07 (PIR)

Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 13th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 17th will be given a dividend of 0.07 per share by the specialty retailer on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.79%. Pier 1 Imports has […]