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Zacks: BankFinancial Co. (BFIN) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. Analysts have set a […]

Regent Investment Management LLC Has $2.41 Million Position in Citigroup Inc (C)

Regent Investment Management LLC lifted its position in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) by 8.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 46,275 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,675 shares during the period. Regent Investment Management LLC’s […]

Regent Investment Management LLC Decreases Stake in First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

Regent Investment Management LLC reduced its holdings in shares of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) by 12.9% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,845 shares of the solar cell manufacturer’s stock after selling 1,455 shares during the quarter. Regent Investment Management LLC’s […]

Investors Sell Shares of Gilead Sciences (GILD) on Strength (GILD)

Investors sold shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $60.99 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $181.41 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $120.42 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Gilead Sciences had the […]

Ideagen PLC Plans Dividend of GBX 0.09 (IDEA)

Ideagen PLC (LON:IDEA) declared a dividend on Tuesday, January 22nd, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, February 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.09 ($0.00) per share on Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a yield of 0.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. The official announcement can be accessed at this […]

Rocket Pool (RPL) Price Reaches $0.29

Rocket Pool (CURRENCY:RPL) traded down 30.8% against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 8:00 AM ET on January 23rd. Rocket Pool has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and $70.00 worth of Rocket Pool was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last seven days, Rocket Pool has traded […]

Synchrony Financial (SYF) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) issued its earnings results on Wednesday. The financial services provider reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.16, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Synchrony Financial had a net margin of 13.70% and a return on equity of 17.90%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business […]

NuWave Investment Management LLC Buys 2,865 Shares of Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

NuWave Investment Management LLC grew its stake in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) by 1,351.4% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 3,077 shares of the casino operator’s stock after buying an additional 2,865 shares during the period. NuWave Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Wynn Resorts were worth $305,000 at the end of […]

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Sold by Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc.

Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc. reduced its holdings in shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 3.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 10,820 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 398 shares during the quarter. Macnealy Hoover Investment Management […]

B&G Foods Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (BGS)

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) saw unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Traders bought 8,677 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 1,522% compared to the average daily volume of 535 put options. NYSE BGS opened at $28.48 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of […]

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.09 (CFFN)

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFFN) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 22nd, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 1st will be given a dividend of 0.085 per share by the savings and loans company on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of […]

Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (BCLI) Receives “Buy” Rating from Maxim Group

Maxim Group restated their buy rating on shares of Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (NASDAQ:BCLI) in a research note published on Tuesday. Maxim Group currently has a $9.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. “BrainStorm announced that the Israel Patent Office has granted it a new patent for NurOwn. With this patent, the company continues to […]

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) Shares Bought by Wealthstar Advisors LLC

Wealthstar Advisors LLC grew its stake in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) by 6.7% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,388 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 274 shares during the period. Wealthstar Advisors […]

Viridian Ria LLC Trims Stake in Vanguard Value ETF (VTV)

Viridian Ria LLC cut its stake in shares of Vanguard Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VTV) by 17.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 31,989 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,678 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Value ETF makes up approximately […]

Rigel Pharmaceuticals (RIGL) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Rigel Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:RIGL) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage drug development company that discovers and develops novel, small-molecule drugs for the treatment of inflammatory diseases, cancer and viral diseases. Its […]

Peoples Bancorp (PEBO) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Peoples Bancorp (NASDAQ:PEBO) posted its earnings results on Tuesday. The bank reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.03, Morningstar.com reports. The company had revenue of $48.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $47.74 million. Peoples Bancorp had a return on equity […]

Analysts Anticipate United Rentals, Inc. (URI) to Announce $4.77 EPS

Equities analysts expect that United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) will post earnings of $4.77 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for United Rentals’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $4.68 to $4.85. United Rentals posted earnings per share of $3.34 in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate GasLog Ltd (GLOG) to Announce $0.32 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect GasLog Ltd (NYSE:GLOG) to post earnings per share of $0.32 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have issued estimates for GasLog’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.40 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.23. GasLog reported earnings of ($0.02) per share in […]

Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA Reduces Stake in Kraft Heinz Co (KHC)

Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA trimmed its position in Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) by 16.6% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 19,214 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,818 shares during the period. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA’s […]

Deutsche Bank Begins Coverage on Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage issued a hold rating and a $54.00 price target on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Activision Blizzard from a […]

WillScot (WSC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of WillScot (NASDAQ:WSC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has $11.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Williams Scotsman is a specialty rental services providing modular space and portable storage solutions primarily in […]

Tesla’s (TSLA) “Sell” Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $225.00 price objective on the electric vehicle producer’s stock. Goldman Sachs Group’s price target would suggest a potential downside of 24.73% from the stock’s current price. TSLA […]

Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.17 (KBWY)

Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF (NASDAQ:KBWY) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, January 22nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 23rd will be given a dividend of 0.1712 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $2.05 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.70%. […]

Winnebago Industries, Inc. (WGO) Shares Sold by SignalPoint Asset Management LLC

SignalPoint Asset Management LLC lessened its position in shares of Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO) by 2.4% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 18,753 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 469 shares during the quarter. SignalPoint Asset Management LLC owned […]

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (LXRX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup

Citigroup reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX) in a research note released on Tuesday morning, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a $14.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about […]

Boenning Scattergood Weighs in on Kingstone Companies Inc’s FY2018 Earnings (KINS)

Kingstone Companies Inc (NASDAQ:KINS) – Investment analysts at Boenning Scattergood decreased their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Kingstone Companies in a report released on Tuesday, January 22nd. Boenning Scattergood analyst R. Farnam now anticipates that the insurance provider will post earnings per share of $0.65 for the year, down from their prior forecast […]

Q4 2018 EPS Estimates for W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB) Lowered by Boenning Scattergood

W. R. Berkley Corp (NYSE:WRB) – Analysts at Boenning Scattergood lowered their Q4 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of W. R. Berkley in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, January 22nd. Boenning Scattergood analyst R. Farnam now anticipates that the insurance provider will post earnings of $0.71 per […]

SunTrust Banks Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Regions Financial Corp (RF)

Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) – Equities researchers at SunTrust Banks dropped their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for Regions Financial in a report released on Monday, January 21st. SunTrust Banks analyst J. Demba now forecasts that the bank will post earnings of $0.37 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of […]

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) Shares Sold by Intact Investment Management Inc.

Intact Investment Management Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) by 28.0% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 3,600 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 1,400 shares during the period. Intact Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Alexion Pharmaceuticals were […]

Steris PLC (STE) Shares Sold by Oakbrook Investments LLC

Oakbrook Investments LLC decreased its position in shares of Steris PLC (NYSE:STE) by 11.4% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,650 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after selling 600 shares during the quarter. Oakbrook Investments LLC’s holdings in […]

Black Hills Corp (BKH) Shares Sold by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System cut its holdings in Black Hills Corp (NYSE:BKH) by 2.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 14,300 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 400 shares during the quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Black Hills […]

Maiden (MHLD) Trading Up 9.7%

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD)’s share price was up 9.7% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $1.65 and last traded at $1.59. Approximately 826,148 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 24% from the average daily volume of 667,968 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.45. A […]

15,644 Shares in PlayAGS Inc (AGS) Purchased by MetLife Investment Advisors LLC

MetLife Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of PlayAGS Inc (NYSE:AGS) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 15,644 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $461,000. A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their […]

RYU Apparel (RYU) Hits New 52-Week Low at $0.09

RYU Apparel Inc (CVE:RYU) hit a new 52-week low on Monday . The stock traded as low as C$0.09 and last traded at C$0.09, with a volume of 258000 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$0.09. The company has a current ratio of 9.40, a quick ratio of 4.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of […]

Ooma (OOMA) vs. MINDBODY (MB) Critical Analysis

Ooma (NYSE:OOMA) and MINDBODY (NASDAQ:MB) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability. Volatility and Risk Ooma has a beta of 0.94, suggesting that its share price is […]

Baytex Energy (BTE) Shares Down 2.7%

Shares of Baytex Energy Corp (TSE:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) were down 2.7% on Monday . The company traded as low as C$2.46 and last traded at C$2.48. Approximately 932,677 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 80% from the average daily volume of 4,632,794 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$2.55. A number of analysts […]

Esure (ESUR) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Esure (LON:ESUR) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued […]

Head-To-Head Survey: BRASILAGRO COMP/S (LND) vs. Origin Agritech (SEED)

Origin Agritech (NASDAQ:SEED) and BRASILAGRO COMP/S (NYSE:LND) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and earnings. Dividends BRASILAGRO COMP/S pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a […]

Zimmer Biomet (ZBH) Given New $135.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus

Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) had its target price lowered by Stifel Nicolaus from $150.00 to $135.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the medical equipment provider’s stock. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on ZBH. JPMorgan Chase & […]

BonTerra Resources Inc (BTR) Director Dale Ginn Acquires 9,000 Shares

BonTerra Resources Inc (CVE:BTR) Director Dale Ginn purchased 9,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of C$2.30 per share, for a total transaction of C$20,700.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 16,500 shares in the company, valued at C$37,950. Shares […]

TELE2 AB/ADR (TLTZY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TELE2 AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:TLTZY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Tele2 AB provides telecommunication services to residential and business customers. The Company offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services and content services. It operates primarily […]

Jane Street Group LLC Acquires 18,307 Shares of Nevsun Resources (NSU)

Jane Street Group LLC grew its holdings in shares of Nevsun Resources (NYSEAMERICAN:NSU) by 98.6% during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 36,879 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 18,307 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC’s holdings in Nevsun Resources were worth $163,000 at the end of […]

Jane Street Group LLC Takes $173,000 Position in TIM Participacoes SA (TSU)

Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in TIM Participacoes SA (NYSE:TSU) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 11,986 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock, valued at approximately $173,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently […]

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) Shares Sold by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. trimmed its holdings in shares of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) by 12.4% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 10,103,458 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 1,434,416 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s holdings in Plains All American Pipeline were worth $252,687,000 […]

Keel Point LLC Increases Holdings in Alphabet Inc (GOOG)

Keel Point LLC raised its position in shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) by 24.6% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 400 shares of the information services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 79 shares during the quarter. Keel Point LLC’s holdings in Alphabet were worth $477,000 as of its most recent […]

Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN) Major Shareholder Corp /De/ Celgene Purchases 706,206 Shares

Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:XLRN) major shareholder Corp /De/ Celgene purchased 706,206 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 18th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $43.00 per share, for a total transaction of $30,366,858.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 6,824,685 shares in the company, valued at […]

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX) Major Shareholder Saba Capital Management, L.P. Purchases 150,574 Shares of Stock

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE:HIX) major shareholder Saba Capital Management, L.P. bought 150,574 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, January 18th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $6.15 per share, for a total transaction of $926,030.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the […]

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG) Major Shareholder Crestview Partners Iii Gp, L.P Sells 759,136 Shares

Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:NOG) major shareholder Crestview Partners Iii Gp, L.P sold 759,136 shares of Northern Oil & Gas stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.68, for a total transaction of $2,034,484.48. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing […]

Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) Holdings Reduced by Cardinal Capital Management

Cardinal Capital Management reduced its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) by 1.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 77,650 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 1,213 shares during the period. Exxon Mobil makes up approximately 1.9% of […]

Baxter Bros Inc. Decreases Position in Colgate-Palmolive (CL)

Baxter Bros Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) by 6.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 48,122 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,136 shares during the period. Baxter Bros Inc.’s holdings in Colgate-Palmolive […]