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Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Alimera Sciences Inc (ALIM) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.06 Per Share

Brokerages forecast that Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM) will post ($0.06) earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for Alimera Sciences’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.07) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.05). Alimera Sciences reported earnings of ($0.04) […]

Ethorse (HORSE) Reaches 24 Hour Volume of $133.00

Ethorse (CURRENCY:HORSE) traded up 4.5% against the US dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 13:00 PM ET on September 21st. Ethorse has a market capitalization of $726,786.00 and $133.00 worth of Ethorse was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last week, Ethorse has traded down 23.3% against the US dollar. […]

Travis Perkins (TPK) Sets New 1-Year Low at $1,083.00

Travis Perkins plc (LON:TPK)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as GBX 1,083 ($14.11) and last traded at GBX 1,110 ($14.46), with a volume of 3243413 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 1,110 ($14.46). TPK has been the topic of […]

Trican Well Service (TCW) Sets New 12-Month Low at $2.25

Trican Well Service Ltd (TSE:TCW) reached a new 52-week low during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as C$2.25 and last traded at C$2.28, with a volume of 3267176 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at C$2.43. Several equities research analysts recently commented on TCW shares. Canaccord Genuity dropped their […]

Strategic Wealth Partners Ltd. Buys 2,016 Shares of SPDR Dow Jones Global Real Estate ETF (RWO)

Strategic Wealth Partners Ltd. lifted its stake in SPDR Dow Jones Global Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:RWO) by 84.0% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 4,417 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,016 shares during the quarter. Strategic Wealth Partners Ltd.’s holdings in SPDR Dow Jones Global Real Estate ETF […]

Royal London Asset Management Ltd. Invests $22.03 Million in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)

Royal London Asset Management Ltd. bought a new stake in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 46,059 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock, valued at approximately $22,029,000. Several other institutional investors have […]

60,498 Shares in nVent Electric PLC (NVT) Purchased by Verition Fund Management LLC

Verition Fund Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of nVent Electric PLC (NYSE:NVT) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 60,498 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,518,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to […]

Biopharmx Corp (BPMX) CEO David S. Tierney Acquires 100,000 Shares

Biopharmx Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:BPMX) CEO David S. Tierney bought 100,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 19th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $0.20 per share, for a total transaction of $20,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be […]

ICOBID Price Reaches $0.0001 (ICOB)

ICOBID (CURRENCY:ICOB) traded flat against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 13:00 PM E.T. on September 21st. One ICOBID coin can currently be bought for about $0.0001 or 0.00000002 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges. Over the last seven days, ICOBID has traded 3.9% higher against the dollar. ICOBID has a total market cap […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Acquires 60,787 Shares of Zoetis Inc (ZTS)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its holdings in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) by 20.9% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 351,397 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 60,787 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Zoetis were worth $29,936,000 as of its most […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Sells 647 Shares of MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (MSM)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lessened its position in shares of MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) by 0.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 329,506 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 647 shares during the quarter. […]

Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Holdings Reduced by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lowered its holdings in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) by 1.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 564,728 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 6,872 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of […]

Comcast Co. (CMCSA) Holdings Lowered by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lowered its position in shares of Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,090,289 shares of the cable giant’s stock after selling 112,162 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s holdings in Comcast were worth $101,392,000 as of […]

Schroder Investment Management Group Boosts Stake in Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC)

Schroder Investment Management Group grew its stake in shares of Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) by 47.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,213,902 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 391,084 shares during the quarter. Schroder Investment […]

eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Holdings Cut by Vident Investment Advisory LLC

Vident Investment Advisory LLC cut its position in eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) by 10.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 29,143 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 3,265 shares during the period. Vident Investment Advisory LLC owned approximately 0.15% of eHealth worth $644,000 […]

Entergy Co. (ETR) Shares Sold by Vident Investment Advisory LLC

Vident Investment Advisory LLC reduced its stake in Entergy Co. (NYSE:ETR) by 23.4% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 8,242 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 2,512 shares during the period. Vident Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in Entergy were worth $666,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. […]

Carnival Corp (CCL) Shares Bought by Vident Investment Advisory LLC

Vident Investment Advisory LLC raised its position in shares of Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) by 11.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,906 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,106 shares during the quarter. Vident Investment Advisory LLC’s holdings in […]

Traders Buy AT&T (T) on Weakness

Investors purchased shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $338.43 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $126.71 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $211.72 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, AT&T had the highest net in-flow for […]

State Bank Financial (STBZ) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

BidaskClub lowered shares of State Bank Financial (NASDAQ:STBZ) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Thursday. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on STBZ. Zacks Investment Research downgraded State Bank Financial from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on […]

MOAC (MOAC) Hits 1-Day Trading Volume of $304,860.00

MOAC (CURRENCY:MOAC) traded up 9.6% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 11:00 AM Eastern on September 21st. In the last week, MOAC has traded up 13.1% against the U.S. dollar. One MOAC coin can currently be purchased for about $1.92 or 0.00028727 BTC on major exchanges including Bit-Z and CoinBene. MOAC […]

VERONA PHARMA P/S (VRNA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wedbush

VERONA PHARMA P/S (NASDAQ:VRNA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by Wedbush in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They presently have a $56.00 price objective on the stock. Wedbush’s target price suggests a potential upside of 366.67% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, “We reiterate […]

Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG) Upgraded to Outperform by Macquarie

Macquarie upgraded shares of Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a research note published on Thursday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has $25.00 target price on the business services provider’s stock, up from their prior target price of $24.00. A number of other research firms […]

Nextera Energy Partners (NEP) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Nextera Energy Partners (NYSE:NEP) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. The firm currently has $54.00 target price on the solar energy provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “In the past six months, NextEra Energy  Partners’ units have outperformed […]

Barclays Cuts Smiths Group (SMIN) Price Target to GBX 1,770

Smiths Group (LON:SMIN) had its target price trimmed by Barclays from GBX 1,800 ($23.45) to GBX 1,770 ($23.06) in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has an overweight rating on the stock. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Numis Securities decreased their price objective on shares of Smiths […]

Insider Selling: Fortinet Inc (FTNT) VP Sells $110,812.50 in Stock

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) VP John Whittle sold 1,250 shares of Fortinet stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $88.65, for a total value of $110,812.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 9,309 shares in the company, valued at […]

Insider Selling: Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (ATRA) CEO Sells 7,800 Shares of Stock

Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ATRA) CEO Isaac E. Ciechanover sold 7,800 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.81, for a total transaction of $310,518.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 812,613 shares of the company’s stock, […]

Darden Restaurants (DRI) Given New $137.00 Price Target at SunTrust Banks

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) had its price objective hoisted by equities researchers at SunTrust Banks to $137.00 in a research note issued on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. SunTrust Banks’ price objective suggests a potential upside of 19.42% from the stock’s current price. A number […]

Lamar Advertising Co (LAMR) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.47 Per Share

Brokerages expect Lamar Advertising Co (NASDAQ:LAMR) to announce $1.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Lamar Advertising’s earnings. Lamar Advertising reported earnings of $1.40 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 5%. […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Outfront Media Inc (OUT) to Post $0.59 Earnings Per Share

Analysts forecast that Outfront Media Inc (NYSE:OUT) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.59 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have made estimates for Outfront Media’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.58 to $0.59. Outfront Media posted earnings of $0.56 per share during the same quarter last year, which […]

Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE) Insider Steven P. Sherry Sells 5,446 Shares of Stock

Guidewire Software Inc (NYSE:GWRE) insider Steven P. Sherry sold 5,446 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $103.82, for a total transaction of $565,403.72. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 6,868 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately […]

Liberty Media Formula One Series A (FWONA) Upgraded to “Sell” by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Liberty Media Formula One Series A (NASDAQ:FWONA) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Liberty Media Formula One Series A from a buy […]

Select Income REIT (SIR) Upgraded by ValuEngine to “Hold”

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. JMP Securities cut shares of Select Income REIT to a hold rating in a research note on Monday. BidaskClub […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Entegris (ENTG) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Entegris is a leading provider of materials management solutions to the microelectronics industry including, in particular, the semiconductor manufacturing and disk manufacturing markets. The company’s materials management solutions […]

Rosehill Resources Inc Class A (ROSE) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Seaport Global Securities

Seaport Global Securities assumed coverage on shares of Rosehill Resources Inc Class A (NASDAQ:ROSE) in a report issued on Thursday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on ROSE. ValuEngine upgraded Rosehill Resources Inc […]

Franklin Financial Network (FSB) & State Street (STT) Financial Review

Franklin Financial Network (NYSE: STT) and State Street (NYSE:STT) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability. Profitability This table compares Franklin Financial Network and State Street’s net margins, return on […]

Morgan Stanley Has $104.96 Million Holdings in AutoZone, Inc. (AZO)

Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) by 435.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 156,439 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 127,214 shares during the quarter. Morgan Stanley owned 0.59% of AutoZone worth $104,960,000 at […]

Apartment Investment and Management Co (AIV) Stake Lessened by Natixis

Natixis trimmed its position in Apartment Investment and Management Co (NYSE:AIV) by 17.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 28,621 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 5,929 shares during the quarter. Natixis’ […]

Natixis Buys New Position in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

Natixis purchased a new stake in shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 7,736 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock, valued at approximately $959,000. A number of other institutional […]

Natixis Invests $1.04 Million in California Resources Corp (CRC)

Natixis bought a new stake in California Resources Corp (NYSE:CRC) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 22,801 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $1,036,000. Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares […]

Superior Drilling Products (SDPI) Cut to “Neutral” at Roth Capital

Roth Capital cut shares of Superior Drilling Products (NASDAQ:SDPI) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Roth Capital currently has $2.50 price target on the stock. SDPI opened at $3.10 on Tuesday. Superior Drilling Products has a fifty-two week low of $0.70 […]

Brokerages Set California Resources Corp (CRC) Target Price at $32.50

Shares of California Resources Corp (NYSE:CRC) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight ratings firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a […]

Finisar (FNSR) Cut to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Finisar (NASDAQ:FNSR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday morning. FNSR has been the subject of a number of other research reports. DA Davidson boosted their target price on shares of Finisar to $26.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research […]

Pivotal Software (PVTL) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Pivotal Software (NASDAQ:PVTL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has $25.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Pivotal Software Inc. provides platform-as-a-service solutions. The Company serves automotive, financial services, industrial, insurance, media, retail, technology and […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate ChemoCentryx Inc (CCXI) to Post -$0.25 Earnings Per Share

Analysts predict that ChemoCentryx Inc (NASDAQ:CCXI) will report ($0.25) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have made estimates for ChemoCentryx’s earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.29) to ($0.18). ChemoCentryx posted earnings of ($0.13) per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year […]

Tele Columbus (TC1) Given a €6.00 Price Target by Hauck & Aufhaeuser Analysts

Hauck & Aufhaeuser set a €6.00 ($6.98) target price on Tele Columbus (ETR:TC1) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on TC1. Commerzbank set a €6.50 ($7.56) price objective on shares of […]

Elastos Reaches 24-Hour Volume of $3.81 Million (ELA)

Elastos (CURRENCY:ELA) traded 7.5% higher against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 11:00 AM E.T. on September 21st. In the last week, Elastos has traded down 10.3% against the dollar. Elastos has a total market capitalization of $55.51 million and approximately $3.81 million worth of Elastos was traded on exchanges in the last […]

Signature Financial Management Inc. Buys 1,400 Shares of United Technologies Co. (UTX)

Signature Financial Management Inc. lifted its stake in United Technologies Co. (NYSE:UTX) by 27.1% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 6,575 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,400 shares during the period. Signature Financial Management Inc.’s holdings in United Technologies were worth $823,000 at the end of the […]

$0.31 EPS Expected for Varex Imaging Corp (VREX) This Quarter

Analysts expect Varex Imaging Corp (NASDAQ:VREX) to announce earnings per share of $0.31 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Varex Imaging’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.32 and the lowest is $0.29. Varex Imaging posted earnings of $0.59 per share in the same quarter last year, […]

Agios Pharmaceuticals (AGIO) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Guggenheim

Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Agios Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AGIO) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning, The Fly reports. The firm issued a neutral rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Several other brokerages have also commented on AGIO. SunTrust Banks reiterated a buy rating and issued a $123.00 price target on shares […]

W&T Offshore (WTI) Stock Price Up 7.9%

W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:WTI)’s share price traded up 7.9% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $7.57 and last traded at $7.53. 3,524,582 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 9% from the average session volume of 3,226,074 shares. The stock had previously closed at $6.98. A number of […]