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Marriott International Target of Unusually High Options Trading (MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 15,671 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 881% compared to the average volume of 1,597 put options. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on MAR shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded […]

Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Shares Bought by Johnson Financial Group Inc.

Johnson Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN) by 6.3% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 12,372 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 730 shares during the quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Eaton were worth $978,000 as of its […]

Madison Investment Holdings Inc. Lowers Stake in Zoetis Inc (ZTS)

Madison Investment Holdings Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) by 5.5% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 469,164 shares of the company’s stock after selling 27,067 shares during the period. Madison Investment Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Zoetis were worth $33,799,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several […]

Johnson Financial Group Inc. Sells 6,272 Shares of SCANA Co. (SCG)

Johnson Financial Group Inc. lowered its position in SCANA Co. (NYSE:SCG) by 28.4% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 15,824 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 6,272 shares during the quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in SCANA were worth $629,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. […]

Eaton Vance Management Has $70.80 Million Position in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT)

Eaton Vance Management reduced its position in shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) by 27.3% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,191,163 shares of the company’s stock after selling 823,988 shares during the period. Eaton Vance Management’s holdings in Goodyear Tire & Rubber were worth $70,796,000 at the end […]

Eaton Vance Management Has $98.45 Million Stake in S&P Global Inc (SPGI)

Eaton Vance Management reduced its stake in S&P Global Inc (NYSE:SPGI) by 2.7% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 581,196 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 16,278 shares during the quarter. Eaton Vance Management’s holdings in S&P Global were worth $98,454,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several […]

Johnson Financial Group Inc. Has $379,000 Holdings in Advanced Semiconductor Engnrng Inc (ASX)

Johnson Financial Group Inc. decreased its stake in Advanced Semiconductor Engnrng Inc (NYSE:ASX) by 52.1% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 58,544 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 63,735 shares during the period. Johnson Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Advanced Semiconductor Engnrng were worth $379,000 as of its most […]

Eaton Vance Management Sells 7,795 Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Eaton Vance Management lowered its position in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 0.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 2,028,435 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 7,795 shares during the quarter. Eaton Vance Management’s holdings in Texas Instruments were worth […]

Eaton Vance Management Increases Holdings in FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR)

Eaton Vance Management raised its stake in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) by 6.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,812,964 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 117,146 shares during the quarter. Eaton […]

PIMCO ETF Trust (BOND) Position Trimmed by Pinnacle Associates Ltd.

Pinnacle Associates Ltd. decreased its position in shares of PIMCO ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:BOND) by 0.9% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 64,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 606 shares during the quarter. Pinnacle Associates Ltd.’s holdings in PIMCO ETF Trust were worth $6,879,000 at the end of the […]

Roots Corp (ROOT) Receives C$14.07 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Roots Corp (TSE:ROOT) has received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation, five have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among […]

Elixir (ELIX) Price Tops $0.38

Elixir (CURRENCY:ELIX) traded up 4.2% against the dollar during the one day period ending at 7:00 AM ET on February 23rd. Elixir has a market cap of $12.03 million and $50,448.00 worth of Elixir was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Elixir token can currently be purchased for about $0.38 or 0.00003770 BTC […]

Wendys (WEN) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The restaurant operator reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.01), Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $309.25 million for the quarter. Wendys had a return on equity of 22.13% and a net margin of 15.86%. The firm’s […]

ImmunoGen, Inc. (IMGN) VP Sells $375,207.68 in Stock

ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) VP Richard J. Gregory sold 34,486 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.88, for a total value of $375,207.68. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 239,094 shares in the company, valued at $2,601,342.72. The transaction […]

Gladstone Land Corp (LAND) Director Purchases $59,126.00 in Stock

Gladstone Land Corp (NASDAQ:LAND) Director Walter H. Wilkinson acquired 4,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $12.58 per share, for a total transaction of $59,126.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 9,791 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Deborah Marriott Harrison Sells 80,000 Shares of Marriott International Inc (MAR) Stock

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) insider Deborah Marriott Harrison sold 80,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $140.94, for a total transaction of $11,275,200.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 116,092 shares in the company, valued at $16,362,006.48. The sale […]

MGM Resorts International (MGM) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “MGM Resorts reported break-even adjusted earnings in the fourth quarter of 2017, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 11 cents. Total revenues of $2.6 billion topped the consensus […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Trims Exelon (EXC) Target Price to $40.00

Exelon (NYSE:EXC) had its target price reduced by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $42.00 to $40.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday. The firm presently has an “overweight” rating on the energy giant’s stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective points to a potential upside of 7.41% from the company’s previous close. A number […]

Northwest Natural Gas (NWN) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS

Northwest Natural Gas (NYSE:NWN) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday. The utilities provider reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.98 by $0.06, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $240.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $241.36 million. Northwest Natural Gas had a net […]

Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.12 EPS

Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) released its earnings results on Wednesday. The aerospace company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.28 by ($0.12), Briefing.com reports. Aerojet Rocketdyne had a net margin of 3.24% and a return on equity of 60.91%. The firm had revenue of $528.20 million during the […]

Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY) Receives Overweight Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated their overweight rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) in a research note published on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 85 ($1.17) target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Several other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Societe Generale set a GBX 84 ($1.16) price […]

Pzena Investment Management LLC Buys Shares of 931 Biogen Inc (BIIB)

Pzena Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund bought 931 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $297,000. Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its position in shares […]

Pzena Investment Management LLC Acquires 2,772 Shares of Apollo Global Management LLC (APO)

Pzena Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Apollo Global Management LLC (NYSE:APO) by 1.0% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 292,861 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 2,772 shares during the period. Pzena Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Apollo Global Management were worth $9,802,000 […]

McDermott International (MDR) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

McDermott International (NYSE:MDR) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.42-0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.1-3.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.07 billion. […]

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Shares Bought by First Republic Investment Management Inc.

First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) by 1.8% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 118,743 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,135 shares during the […]

Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC Buys New Stake in Ishares MSCI Germany Small Cap ETF (EWGS)

Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Ishares MSCI Germany Small Cap ETF (BATS:EWGS) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 6,548 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $437,000. Separately, Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new […]

BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) Price Target Lowered to $132.00 at Leerink Swann

BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BMRN) had its price objective lowered by stock analysts at Leerink Swann from $142.00 to $132.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The brokerage presently has an “outperform” rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. Leerink Swann’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 57.14% from the stock’s current price. Several […]

Intuit (INTU) Price Target Raised to $177.00

Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU) had its target price increased by research analysts at UBS Group from $170.00 to $177.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday, www.benzinga.com reports. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the software maker’s stock. UBS Group’s price target suggests a potential upside of 2.85% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Stifel Nicolaus Lowers Valmont Industries (VMI) Price Target to $160.00

Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) had its target price cut by investment analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $181.00 to $160.00 in a report released on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ target price points to a potential upside of 6.99% from the stock’s current price. Several other […]

Henkel AG & Co KGaA (HEN3) Given “Buy” Rating at DZ Bank

Henkel AG & Co KGaA (FRA:HEN3)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at DZ Bank in a report issued on Friday. HEN3 has been the subject of several other research reports. Warburg Research set a €135.00 ($166.67) price target on shares of Henkel AG & Co KGaA and gave the company a […]

Micron Technology (MU) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Micron offers both DRAM and NAND products. The stock has outperformed the broader market in the last one year. The main reason behind the optimism surrounding the stock […]

Estee Lauder Companies’ (EL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus reissued their buy rating on shares of Estee Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat.com reports. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $150.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $145.00. A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on […]

Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc Expected to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.28) Per Share (CMTA)

Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CMTA) – Equities researchers at Leerink Swann issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for Clementia Pharmaceuticals in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Leerink Swann analyst J. Schwartz anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of ($0.28) for the quarter. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for […]

Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.75 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts

Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Group dropped their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Domino's Pizza in a report released on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst A. Slagle now expects that the restaurant operator will earn $1.75 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.78. Jefferies Group […]

Vonage Holdings Corp. to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.07 Per Share, Oppenheimer Forecasts (VG)

Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) – Equities researchers at Oppenheimer issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Vonage in a research note issued on Thursday. Oppenheimer analyst T. Horan forecasts that the technology company will post earnings of $0.07 per share for the quarter. Oppenheimer has a “Outperform” rating and a $10.00 price objective […]

Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC Purchases Shares of 9,884 iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor ETF (VLUE)

Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor ETF (BATS:VLUE) in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 9,884 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $827,000. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. […]

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Takes $113,000 Position in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (IPG)

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. purchased a new position in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 5,586 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $113,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Boyd Gaming (BYD)

Boyd Gaming Co. (NYSE:BYD) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 51,826 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 5,678% compared to the average volume of 897 call options. Shares of Boyd Gaming (NYSE BYD) opened at $34.05 on Friday. Boyd Gaming has a […]

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on Live Nation Entertainment (LYV)

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 4,303 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,399% compared to the average daily volume of 287 put options. LYV has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of […]

Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) Given a $20.00 Price Target by B. Riley Analysts

Apple Hospitality REIT (NYSE:APLE) has been assigned a $20.00 price target by analysts at B. Riley in a report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. B. Riley’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 11.61% from the stock’s current price. Other research analysts […]

Aptiv PLC (APTV) SVP David Paja Sells 6,287 Shares

Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) SVP David Paja sold 6,287 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.08, for a total value of $578,906.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be […]

Esperion Therapeutics’ (ESPR) Strong-Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Needham & Company LLC

Esperion Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ESPR)‘s stock had its “strong-buy” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Needham & Company LLC in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Marketbeat reports. They currently have a $94.00 target price on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $81.00. Needham & Company LLC’s price objective would […]

TransAtlantic Petroleum (TNP) Shares Down 7.4%

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd (TSE:TNP) (NYSE:TAT)’s share price traded down 7.4% on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as C$1.88 and last traded at C$1.89. 10,100 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 54% from the average session volume of 22,099 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$2.04. The stock has a […]

Royce & Associates LP Has $16.75 Million Holdings in MCBC Holdings Inc (MCFT)

Royce & Associates LP grew its holdings in shares of MCBC Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MCFT) by 18.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 753,689 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 119,332 shares during the quarter. Royce & Associates LP’s holdings in MCBC were […]

Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. Has $4.72 Million Holdings in Claymore Exchange-Traded Fund Trust (BSCM)

Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. boosted its position in shares of Claymore Exchange-Traded Fund Trust (NYSEARCA:BSCM) by 7.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 222,950 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 15,845 shares during the period. Cookson Peirce […]

RBO & Co. LLC Has $6.43 Million Holdings in Dominion Energy Inc (D)

RBO & Co. LLC raised its holdings in Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) by 7.8% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 79,295 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,769 shares during the period. Dominion Energy makes up 1.6% of RBO & Co. LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock […]

Enbridge Inc (ENB) Position Increased by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Enbridge Inc (NYSE:ENB) (TSE:ENB) by 2.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 181,195 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,904 shares during […]

Raytheon (RTN) Position Cut by Eagle Asset Management Inc.

Eagle Asset Management Inc. cut its position in shares of Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) by 3.0% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 34,887 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 1,095 shares during the quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Raytheon were worth $6,967,000 as of its most recent filing with […]

Pinebridge Investments L.P. Has $1.78 Million Position in Universal Corp (UVV)

Pinebridge Investments L.P. lifted its position in shares of Universal Corp (NYSE:UVV) by 45.0% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 33,952 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,535 shares during the quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P.’s holdings in Universal were worth $1,782,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other […]

P H Glatfelter Co (GLT) Position Raised by Pinebridge Investments L.P.

Pinebridge Investments L.P. boosted its stake in P H Glatfelter Co (NYSE:GLT) by 51.7% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 89,226 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 30,396 shares during the quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P.’s holdings in […]