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SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Shares Bought by Spectrum Management Group Inc.

Spectrum Management Group Inc. lifted its position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 231,321 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 5,791 shares during the quarter. […]

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (DVA) Bond Prices Fall 1.1%

An issue of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:DVA) bonds fell 1.1% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Friday. The high-yield debt issue has a 5% coupon and will mature on May 1, 2025. The debt is now trading at $99.75 and was trading at $100.63 last week. Price moves in a […]

Reviewing Identiv (INVE) & The Competition

Identiv (NASDAQ: INVE) is one of 22 public companies in the “Computer Peripherals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Identiv to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Identiv and […]

Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning. They currently have $81.00 target price on the bank’s stock. According to Zacks, “Wintrust Financial Corporation is a bank holding company which provides banking services, trust and investment services, […]

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC restated their buy rating on shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) in a research note published on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a $180.00 target price on the software company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $175.00. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Adobe Systems’ Q4 2017 earnings at […]

Northland Capital Partners Reaffirms corporate Rating for Sunrise Resources Plc (SRES)

Northland Capital Partners restated their corporate rating on shares of Sunrise Resources Plc (LON:SRES) in a report released on Wednesday morning. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Northland Securities reiterated a corporate rating on shares of Sunrise Resources Plc in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Beaufort Securities restated a speculative […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Raytheon Company (RTN) to “Buy”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have $205.00 target price on the aerospace company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Raytheon is one of the best-positioned large-cap defense players due to its non-platform-centric focus. Thanks to […]

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have $96.00 price objective on the communications equipment provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Shares of Motorola Solutions have outperformed its industry in a year. The company has an […]

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (SERV) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. initiated coverage on shares of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) in a report published on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $55.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on SERV. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a buy […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Swedish Orphan Bio Spon (SWTUY) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Swedish Orphan Bio Spon (NASDAQ:SWTUY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB is a biopharmaceutical company which develops and makes drugs for patients with rare diseases. Its product portfolio primarily includes Kineret within the […]

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Lowers Stake in NOW Inc. (DNOW)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. reduced its position in NOW Inc. (NYSE:DNOW) by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 7,181 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 322 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in NOW were worth $115,000 […]

Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Hold Rating for Brooks Macdonald Group plc (BRK)

Numis Securities Ltd restated their hold rating on shares of Brooks Macdonald Group plc (LON:BRK) in a research note released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 2,250 ($30.34) price target on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Shore Capital reiterated a sell rating on […]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $10.85 Million Position in PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)

Principal Financial Group Inc. reduced its stake in shares of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) by 5.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 442,130 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 25,752 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. […]

Victory Capital Management Inc. Purchases 470 Shares of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (RMAX)

Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RMAX) by 17.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,150 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 470 shares during the period. […]

L Brands, Inc. (LB) Shares Sold by Federated Investors Inc. PA

Federated Investors Inc. PA lowered its holdings in shares of L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) by 13.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,735 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 712 shares during the quarter. […]

Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (PES) Position Raised by Federated Investors Inc. PA

Federated Investors Inc. PA lifted its stake in shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp. (NYSE:PES) by 46.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 128,974 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after purchasing an additional 40,816 shares […]

Camden National Bank Has $646,000 Holdings in Danaher Corporation (DHR)

Camden National Bank lowered its position in shares of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) by 1.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 7,650 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after selling 110 shares during the quarter. Camden National Bank’s holdings in Danaher Corporation were […]

SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SCLN) Shares Sold by Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank reduced its stake in SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCLN) by 4.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 53,987 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 2,762 shares during the period. Comerica Bank owned 0.10% of SciClone […]

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW) Shares Sold by Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank decreased its stake in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) by 5.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 78,517 shares of the offshore driller’s stock after selling 4,419 shares during the period. Comerica Bank owned 0.10% of Atwood […]

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Sells 487 Shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (BWP)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA reduced its holdings in shares of Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE:BWP) by 3.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,071 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 487 shares during the period. BNP […]

Legal & General Group Plc Has $1.96 Million Stake in LHC Group (LHCG)

Legal & General Group Plc increased its holdings in LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) by 14.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 28,825 shares of the health services provider’s stock after buying an additional 3,738 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc owned 0.16% […]

Federated Investors Inc. PA Reduces Position in J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT)

Federated Investors Inc. PA reduced its position in shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) by 6.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,279 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 169 shares during the quarter. Federated Investors Inc. […]

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Acquires 2,357 Shares of Marcus Corporation (The) (MCS)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in shares of Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) by 50.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 7,037 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,357 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings in Marcus Corporation […]

Danaher Corporation (DHR) Stake Lifted by Taurus Asset Management LLC

Taurus Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) by 3.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 168,707 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,025 shares during the quarter. Danaher Corporation comprises about 2.2% of […]

KBC Group NV Lowers Position in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

KBC Group NV trimmed its holdings in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) by 22.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 84,331 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 24,949 shares during the period. KBC Group NV’s holdings […]

Federated Investors Inc. PA Trims Position in Teekay Tankers Ltd. (TNK)

Federated Investors Inc. PA lowered its position in shares of Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) by 1.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 123,938 shares of the shipping company’s stock after selling 1,512 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA owned about […]

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM) Position Trimmed by Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank reduced its position in Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 12,883 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 258 shares during the quarter. Comerica Bank’s holdings in Maxim Integrated Products were […]

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Acquires 3,017 Shares of Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its holdings in shares of Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) by 60.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 8,013 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 3,017 shares during the period. […]

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Sells 6,493 Shares of Colfax Corporation (CFX)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp reduced its holdings in shares of Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 338,842 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 6,493 shares during the quarter. Bank of […]

Legal & General Group Plc Raises Stake in ACI Worldwide, Inc. (ACIW)

Legal & General Group Plc grew its holdings in ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) by 21.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 90,536 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 16,272 shares during the period. Legal & General Group […]

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (RVLT) Shares Down 17.4%

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVLT) traded down 17.4% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $5.87 and last traded at $6.26. 766,165 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 675% from the average session volume of 98,877 shares. The stock had previously closed at $7.58. Several equities research analysts have recently […]

Genpact Limited (G) Shares Bought by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) by 5.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 461,324 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 23,479 shares during the quarter. Bank of […]

Traders Buy Bank of America Corporation (BAC) on Weakness

Investors purchased shares of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $284.09 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $191.27 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $92.82 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Bank of America Corporation […]

Amphenol Corporation (APH) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $93.00 target price on the electronics maker’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price points to a potential upside of 12.13% from the company’s previous close. According to […]

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Has $13.09 Million Holdings in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp lessened its stake in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) by 4.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 688,271 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 35,698 shares during the period. Bank of New York […]

Rhumbline Advisers Acquires 30,161 Shares of Ladder Capital Corp (LADR)

Rhumbline Advisers raised its holdings in shares of Ladder Capital Corp (NASDAQ:LADR) by 58.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 81,908 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 30,161 shares during […]

Accenture PLC (ACN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. They currently have $155.00 target price on the information technology services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Accenture offers management consultancy, technology and outsourcing services. Shares of the company have outperformed […]

Insider Selling: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) CFO Sells $3,863,514.56 in Stock

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) CFO Michael S. Ciskowski sold 53,012 shares of Valero Energy Corporation stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.88, for a total transaction of $3,863,514.56. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 67,413 shares in […]

Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. Has $384,000 Position in Southern Company (The) (SO)

Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. continued to hold its stake in shares of Southern Company (The) (NYSE:SO) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,028 shares of the utilities provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Lowe Brockenbrough […]

LEG Immobilien AG (LEG) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of LEG Immobilien AG (FRA:LEG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the fifteen ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The average […]

Reviewing Darden Restaurants (DRI) & Chuy’s Holdings (CHUY)

Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) and Chuy’s Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability. Dividends Darden Restaurants pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend […]

Biopharmx Corp (BPMX) vs. Retrophin (RTRX) Financial Review

Biopharmx Corp (NYSE: BPMX) and Retrophin (NASDAQ:RTRX) are both small-cap healthcare companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. Profitability This table compares Biopharmx Corp and Retrophin’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

LivaNova PLC (LIVN) Receives “Hold” Rating from Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity restated their hold rating on shares of LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) in a report issued on Wednesday morning. They currently have a $71.00 target price on the stock. “We come out of LIVN’s Investor Day with a better understanding of management’s approach to turning around this business and strategic plan for augmenting long-term, organic […]

Busey Trust CO Sells 352 Shares of Mastercard Incorporated (MA)

Busey Trust CO trimmed its holdings in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 53,023 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 352 shares during the quarter. Busey Trust CO’s holdings in Mastercard were […]

Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Holdings Raised by Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) by 22.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 117,500 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after acquiring an additional 21,700 shares during the quarter. […]

William J. Delaney III Sells 400,000 Shares of Sysco Corporation (SYY) Stock

Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) CEO William J. Delaney III sold 400,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.16, for a total value of $21,664,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 576,725 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Dextera Surgical (DXTR) and Its Competitors Head to Head Contrast

Dextera Surgical (NASDAQ: DXTR) is one of 82 publicly-traded companies in the “Advanced Medical Equipment & Technology” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Dextera Surgical to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and dividends. Analyst Recommendations This is a […]

Comparing Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) & John Wiley & Sons (JW.A)

Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR) and John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.A) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and dividends. Dividends Broadridge Financial Solutions pays an annual dividend of $1.46 […]

Vetr Inc. Upgrades Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) to Buy

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was upgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $49.11 target price on the manufacturing equipment provider’s stock. Vetr‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 2.81% from the company’s previous close. AMAT […]

Tharisa Plc (THS) PT Raised to GBX 200 at Peel Hunt

Tharisa Plc (LON:THS) had its price objective hoisted by equities research analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 195 ($2.63) to GBX 200 ($2.70) in a report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Peel Hunt’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 89.57% from the stock’s current price. […]