Archive for Mark James

Zacks: St. Joe Co (JOE) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

St. Joe Co (NYSE:JOE) has earned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Zacks has also assigned St. Joe an industry rank of 162 out of 255 based on […]

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment (AP.UN) Receives C$45.78 Consensus Target Price from Brokerages

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment (TSE:AP.UN) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the nine ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy recommendation. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in […]

Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO) Holdings Trimmed by WCM Investment Management CA

WCM Investment Management CA trimmed its holdings in shares of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) by 11.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 221,157 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 29,821 shares during the period. WCM Investment […]

TJX Companies Inc (TJX) Holdings Boosted by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in shares of TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) by 1.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 8,480,758 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 135,091 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in TJX Companies were worth $807,199,000 […]

Charles Schwab Co. (SCHW) Holdings Lifted by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in Charles Schwab Co. (NYSE:SCHW) by 0.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 16,414,115 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 9,146 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in […]

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc (PNK) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Pinnacle Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PNK) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month […]

Hanmi Financial (HAFC) & Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) Critical Survey

Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ: HAFC) and Hanmi Financial (NASDAQ:HAFC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and risk. Risk & Volatility Guaranty Bancshares has a beta of -0.05, suggesting that its stock […]

First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF (FPX) Shares Sold by Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC

Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC lowered its stake in shares of First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF (NYSEARCA:FPX) by 45.2% in the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 12,665 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,463 shares during the quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC’s holdings in First Trust US Equity Opportunities […]

Nike Inc (NKE) Holdings Lifted by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) by 0.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 20,669,184 shares of the footwear maker’s stock after buying an additional 64,030 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in Nike were […]

Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Shares Bought by Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC

Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC grew its position in Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) by 3.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,643 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 649 shares during the quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group […]

WINTON GROUP Ltd Invests $8.75 Million in Amc Networks Inc (AMCX)

WINTON GROUP Ltd purchased a new stake in Amc Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX) during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm purchased 140,746 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,754,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. LSV Asset Management raised its […]

Verition Fund Management LLC Acquires 35,356 Shares of ABM Industries, Inc. (ABM)

Verition Fund Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of ABM Industries, Inc. (NYSE:ABM) by 264.7% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 48,711 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 35,356 shares during the period. Verition Fund Management LLC’s holdings in ABM Industries were worth $1,421,000 as of […]

Tiedemann Advisors LLC Invests $204,000 in Medtronic PLC (MDT)

Tiedemann Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund bought 2,392 shares of the medical technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $204,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. California Public Employees Retirement System […]

Truvestments Capital LLC Takes Position in BB&T Co. (BBT)

Truvestments Capital LLC purchased a new position in BB&T Co. (NYSE:BBT) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 7,481 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $377,000. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of […]

Verition Fund Management LLC Purchases Shares of 26,585 Nutanix Inc (NTNX)

Verition Fund Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Nutanix Inc (NASDAQ:NTNX) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 26,585 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,371,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds […]

Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC Has $15.89 Million Stake in iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV)

Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC trimmed its holdings in iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:IVV) by 53.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 58,185 shares of the company’s stock after selling 67,639 shares during the period. […]

Moody Aldrich Partners LLC Has $2.35 Million Position in Natus Medical Inc (BABY)

Moody Aldrich Partners LLC increased its holdings in Natus Medical Inc (NASDAQ:BABY) by 74.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 68,217 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 29,190 shares during the period. Moody Aldrich […]

WINTON GROUP Ltd Acquires Shares of 425,017 Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI)

WINTON GROUP Ltd acquired a new stake in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 425,017 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $9,410,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes […]

Verition Fund Management LLC Acquires 2,213 Shares of GrubHub Inc (GRUB)

Verition Fund Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of GrubHub Inc (NYSE:GRUB) by 21.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 12,527 shares of the information services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,213 shares during the period. Verition Fund Management LLC’s […]

WINTON GROUP Ltd Acquires 148,118 Shares of Sealed Air Corp (SEE)

WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its holdings in shares of Sealed Air Corp (NYSE:SEE) by 184.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 228,413 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 148,118 shares during the quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd owned […]

WealthTrust Fairport LLC Raises Position in iShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETF (ESGD)

WealthTrust Fairport LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETF (NASDAQ:ESGD) by 92.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 3,210 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,544 shares during the quarter. WealthTrust […]

WINTON GROUP Ltd Takes $9.09 Million Position in Onespan Inc (OSPN)

WINTON GROUP Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Onespan Inc (NASDAQ:OSPN) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 462,761 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,093,000. WINTON GROUP Ltd owned approximately 1.15% of Onespan at the end of the […]

Tiedemann Advisors LLC Purchases Shares of 2,997 Nike Inc (NKE)

Tiedemann Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 2,997 shares of the footwear maker’s stock, valued at approximately $239,000. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions […]

Spark Energy Inc (SPKE) Director Buys $41,250.00 in Stock

Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) Director W Keith Maxwell III acquired 5,000 shares of Spark Energy stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 19th. The shares were bought at an average price of $8.25 per share, for a total transaction of $41,250.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible […]

Rehmann Capital Advisory Group Buys 5,671 Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Rehmann Capital Advisory Group boosted its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) by 28.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 25,931 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,671 shares during the period. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group’s […]

Investors Buy Shares of Adobe Systems (ADBE) on Weakness Following Insider Selling

Investors bought shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) on weakness during trading on Wednesday after an insider sold shares in the company. $231.35 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $145.82 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $85.53 million into the stock. Of all […]

Critical Analysis: Casey’s General Stores (CASY) and Sonic Automotive (SAH)

Casey’s General Stores (NYSE: SAH) and Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership. Risk & Volatility Casey’s General Stores has a beta of 0.55, suggesting that its […]

WABCO Holdings Inc. (WBC) Shares Sold by Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. trimmed its stake in WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) by 90.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 95,000 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 865,875 shares during the quarter. Waddell […]

HRT Financial LLC Purchases New Holdings in AMBEV S A/S (ABEV)

HRT Financial LLC purchased a new position in shares of AMBEV S A/S (NYSE:ABEV) in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund purchased 113,726 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $526,000. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Morningstar Investment Services LLC lifted its holdings […]

LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA Purchases New Position in Nike Inc (NKE)

LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA purchased a new position in shares of Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 13,132 shares of the footwear maker’s stock, valued at approximately $1,039,000. Nike accounts for 1.0% of LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 28th biggest […]

HRT Financial LLC Invests $593,000 in Cooper Companies Inc (COO)

HRT Financial LLC purchased a new position in Cooper Companies Inc (NYSE:COO) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 2,519 shares of the medical device company’s stock, valued at approximately $593,000. Several other large investors have also bought and sold […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stake Decreased by Union Bankshares Corp

Union Bankshares Corp lowered its stake in shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 5.1% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,407 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after selling 129 shares during the quarter. Union Bankshares Corp’s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $4,092,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several […]

HRT Financial LLC Acquires New Stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO)

HRT Financial LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 1,914 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $477,000. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the […]

HRT Financial LLC Buys New Holdings in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

HRT Financial LLC bought a new position in shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 9,023 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $688,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company […]

Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV Acquires New Position in iShares Convertible Bond ETF (ICVT)

Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV acquired a new stake in iShares Convertible Bond ETF (BATS:ICVT) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 16,270 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $939,000. A number of other large investors […]

LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA Buys Shares of 22,245 Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA bought a new stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 22,245 shares of the natural resource company’s stock, valued at approximately $381,000. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes […]

Cincinnati Financial Co. (CINF) Shares Sold by Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY trimmed its stake in shares of Cincinnati Financial Co. (NASDAQ:CINF) by 2.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 22,714 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 673 shares during the quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. […]

Transocean (RIG) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of Transocean (NYSE:RIG) in a report published on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage issued an overweight rating and a $15.00 target price on the offshore drilling services provider’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. BMO Capital Markets reissued a sell rating and issued a […]

BidaskClub Upgrades Altra Industrial Motion (AIMC) to Sell

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Altra Industrial Motion (NASDAQ:AIMC) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Altra Industrial Motion from a hold rating to a buy rating and […]

USA Technologies (USAT) Stock Price Down 7%

USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAT)’s share price fell 7% on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $9.90 and last traded at $9.95. 1,065,916 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 59% from the average session volume of 668,394 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.70. A number of brokerages have weighed […]

ContractNet (CNET) Trading Up 5.4% Over Last 7 Days

ContractNet (CURRENCY:CNET) traded up 31.7% against the dollar during the 1 day period ending at 12:00 PM ET on September 21st. One ContractNet coin can currently be purchased for approximately $0.0155 or 0.00000232 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Cryptopia, BTC-Alpha and CoinBene. ContractNet has a market cap of $0.00 and $633.00 worth of ContractNet […]

Rowan Companies (RDC) Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to Outperform

Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Rowan Companies (NYSE:RDC) from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report released on Thursday, MarketBeat.com reports. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on RDC. Wells Fargo & Co raised Rowan Companies from a market perform rating to an outperform rating […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Shell Midstream Partners (SHLX) to “Strong-Buy”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE:SHLX) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report report published on Thursday morning. The firm currently has $25.00 price objective on the pipeline company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. engages in owning, operating, developing and acquiring pipelines and […]

Marten Transport (MRTN) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Marten Transport, Ltd. is a long-haul truckload carrier providing protective service and time- sensitive transportation in the United States. The company specializes in transporting and distributing […]

BetaCoin (BET) Reaches Market Capitalization of $0.00

BetaCoin (CURRENCY:BET) traded down 18.4% against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 12:00 PM Eastern on September 21st. BetaCoin has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $3.00 worth of BetaCoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. One BetaCoin coin can currently be purchased for $0.0017 or 0.00000025 […]

Macquarie Downgrades KBR (KBR) to Neutral

KBR (NYSE:KBR) was downgraded by Macquarie from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. They presently have a $22.00 price target on the construction company’s stock. Macquarie’s price target suggests a potential upside of 6.64% from the company’s current price. A number of other […]

Quantum Market Capitalization Tops $3.40 Million (QAU)

Quantum (CURRENCY:QAU) traded up 14.4% against the dollar during the one day period ending at 12:00 PM E.T. on September 21st. One Quantum token can now be purchased for about $0.0455 or 0.00000700 BTC on exchanges. In the last seven days, Quantum has traded down 34.2% against the dollar. Quantum has a total market capitalization […]

Aviat Networks (AVNW) versus Energous (WATT) Head to Head Review

Aviat Networks (NASDAQ: WATT) and Energous (NASDAQ:WATT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings. Profitability This table compares Aviat Networks and Energous’ net margins, return on equity […]

MAXIMUS, Inc. (MMS) Vice Chairman Sells $987,150.00 in Stock

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) Vice Chairman Richard A. Montoni sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.81, for a total transaction of $987,150.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 493,476 shares in the company, valued at […]

MAM Software Group (MAMS) Cut to “Hold” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of MAM Software Group (NASDAQ:MAMS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday. A number of other analysts also recently commented on MAMS. Zacks Investment Research downgraded MAM Software Group from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 4th. […]