Archive for Renee Jackson

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Bunge Limited (BG) to Strong Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Bunge Ltd. is an integrated global agribusiness and food company spanning the farm-to-consumer food chain. Bunge processes, produces, moves, distributes and markets food on five continents. “ A […]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS Increases Stake in Alcoa Corp (AA)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS grew its stake in shares of Alcoa Corp (NYSE:AA) by 21.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 10,459 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,870 shares during the […]

Sterling Bancorp (STL) Shares Bought by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) by 3.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 665,300 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 22,064 shares during the quarter. […]

Navient Corporation (NAVI) Shares Sold by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lowered its position in shares of Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) by 1.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 21,169 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 418 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth of […]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS Sells 285 Shares of Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lowered its position in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 36,581 shares of the company’s stock after selling 285 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth of […]

Convergys Corporation (CVG) Stake Decreased by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lowered its position in Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG) by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,737 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 62 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth […]

Sysco Corporation (SYY) Shares Bought by Synovus Financial Corp

Synovus Financial Corp grew its position in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) by 21.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,972 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,051 shares during the quarter. Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings in Sysco Corporation were worth […]

Engility Holdings, Inc. (EGL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company restated their hold rating on shares of Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) in a research report report published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a $36.00 price objective on the aerospace company’s stock. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Noble Financial reiterated a buy rating on shares of […]

Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) Earns “Hold” Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated their hold rating on shares of Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) in a research note released on Wednesday morning. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. Barclays PLC lifted their target price on Acceleron Pharma from $42.00 to $50.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating […]

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Sells 281 Shares of Scientific Games Corp (SGMS)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) by 5.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,806 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 281 shares during the quarter. Oppenheimer […]

Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. Has $483,000 Holdings in 3M Company (MMM)

Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. held its stake in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,318 shares of the conglomerate’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc.’s holdings in 3M were […]

Parsley Energy’s (PE) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies

Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research note issued to investors on Sunday. Several other brokerages also recently commented on PE. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Parsley Energy from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, […]

Traders Buy Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) (BK) on Weakness

Investors purchased shares of Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) (NYSE:BK) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $58.64 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $14.78 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $43.86 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Bank […]

$106.63 Million in Sales Expected for Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NWBI) This Quarter

Wall Street brokerages expect that Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) will post sales of $106.63 million for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Northwest Bancshares’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $107.28 million and the lowest is $105.99 million. Northwest Bancshares reported sales of $99.46 million in the same […]

Comparing China Telecom Corp (CHA) and ORBCOMM (ORBC)

China Telecom Corp (NYSE: CHA) and ORBCOMM (NASDAQ:ORBC) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares China Telecom Corp and ORBCOMM’s top-line revenue, earnings per […]

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (ASC) vs. Pyxis Tankers (PXS) Financial Survey

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) and Pyxis Tankers (NASDAQ:PXS) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Ardmore […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Buys 17,063 Shares of BankUnited, Inc. (BKU)

Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its stake in shares of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) by 22.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 93,175 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 17,063 shares during the quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. owned […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Buys 32,140 Shares of Encore Wire Corporation (WIRE)

Prudential Financial Inc. grew its stake in shares of Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ:WIRE) by 80.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 71,870 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 32,140 shares during the period. […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Has $3.25 Million Position in Exterran Corporation (EXTN)

Prudential Financial Inc. increased its stake in Exterran Corporation (NYSE:EXTN) by 4.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 121,781 shares of the energy company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,580 shares during the quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.34% […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Acquires Shares of 255,250 Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (AHH)

Prudential Financial Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (NYSE:AHH) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 255,250 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $3,306,000. Prudential Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.41% of […]

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Holdings Raised by Blue Chip Partners Inc.

Blue Chip Partners Inc. grew its holdings in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 10.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 41,756 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,979 shares during the quarter. Blue Chip Partners Inc.’s […]

Accenture PLC (ACN) Shares Bought by Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC

Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) by 1.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 25,693 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 366 shares during the period. Accenture PLC makes […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) to Buy

Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HIG) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The firm currently has a $61.00 target price on the insurance provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of […]

California Water Service Group Holding (CWT) PT Raised to $32.00

California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT) had its target price increased by investment analysts at Barclays PLC from $30.00 to $32.00 in a research note issued on Friday. The firm currently has an “underweight” rating on the utilities provider’s stock. Barclays PLC’s target price indicates a potential downside of 15.90% from the stock’s current price. […]

Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ (PRTK) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald reissued their buy rating on shares of Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTK) in a report published on Thursday. They currently have a $50.00 price objective on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. PRTK has been the subject of a number of other reports. BidaskClub upgraded Paratek Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating to a buy rating […]

InfraREIT, Inc. (HIFR) Holdings Lifted by Legal & General Group Plc

Legal & General Group Plc boosted its stake in shares of InfraREIT, Inc. (NYSE:HIFR) by 268.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 108,696 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 79,185 shares during […]

Modine Manufacturing Company (MOD) Shares Sold by First Trust Advisors LP

First Trust Advisors LP lowered its position in shares of Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE:MOD) by 3.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 40,200 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 1,300 shares during the period. […]

RWE AG (RWEOY) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of RWE AG (NASDAQ:RWEOY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $27.00 price objective on the utilities provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “RWE AG is among Europe’s five largest utilities. RWE is active in the generation and […]

Comparing Vericel Corporation (VCEL) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN)

Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ: VCEL) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BMRN) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Vericel Corporation and BioMarin Pharmaceutical’s revenue, earnings per share […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Coverage Initiated at Cantor Fitzgerald

Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald assumed coverage on shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm set an “overweight” rating and a $213.00 price target on the specialty retailer’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price target indicates a potential upside of 19.57% from the company’s previous close. A […]

Mizuho Downgrades American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) to Hold

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) was downgraded by analysts at Mizuho from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $73.00 price target on the utilities provider’s stock. Mizuho’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 3.44% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities […]

Head to Head Analysis: Liberty Interactive QVC Group (LINTA) & Wayfair (W)

Liberty Interactive QVC Group (NASDAQ: LINTA) and Wayfair (NYSE:W) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Liberty Interactive QVC Group and Wayfair’s […]

Breedon Group PLC (BREE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

Breedon Group PLC (LON:BREE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by Shore Capital in a report issued on Friday. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on Breedon Group PLC from GBX 99 ($1.33) to GBX 102 ($1.38) and gave the company a “buy” rating […]

Brokers Issue Forecasts for FedEx Corporation’s Q2 2018 Earnings (FDX)

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) – Stock analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings reduced their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for FedEx Corporation in a research report issued on Wednesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst S. Schneeberger now forecasts that the shipping service provider will post earnings per share of $2.65 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $3.13. Oppenheimer […]

ENI S.p.A. (E) & VOC Energy Trust (VOC) Head-To-Head Review

ENI S.p.A. (NYSE: E) and VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership. Risk and Volatility ENI S.p.A. has a beta of 0.75, meaning that its stock […]

Cardiome Pharma Corporation (CRME) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $8.04 Million

Equities research analysts expect Cardiome Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:CRME) (TSE:COM) to announce $8.04 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Cardiome Pharma Corporation’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $7.60 million to $8.70 million. Cardiome Pharma Corporation reported sales of $5.24 million during the same quarter last year, which […]

Reviewing Alaska Air Group (ALK) & Its Rivals

Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) is one of 31 public companies in the “Airlines” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Alaska Air Group to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (PKOH) to “Buy”

Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:PKOH) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $46.00 price target on the industrial products company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would indicate a potential upside of 5.63% from the stock’s current price. […]

Reviewing Brixmor Property Group (BRX) and The Competition

Brixmor Property Group (NYSE: BRX) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Retail REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Brixmor Property Group to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown […]

Financial Review: The Navigators Group (NAVG) & Assured Guaranty (AGO)

Assured Guaranty (NYSE: AGO) and The Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk. Dividends Assured Guaranty pays an annual dividend of $0.57 per share and has a […]

Head-To-Head Analysis: Universal Logistics Holdings (ULH) versus Pangaea Logistics Solutions (PANL)

Universal Logistics Holdings (NYSE: ULH) and Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends. Insider and Institutional Ownership 28.7% of Pangaea Logistics Solutions shares are held […]

Akari Therapeutics PLC (AKTX) Trading Up 1.2%

Akari Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:AKTX) was up 1.2% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $11.95 and last traded at $8.85. Approximately 3,205,150 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 3,707% from the average daily volume of 84,186 shares. The stock had previously closed at $8.74. Several equities research analysts have […]

Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Shares Gap Down to $9.08

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG)’s share price gapped down prior to trading on Friday . The stock had previously closed at $8.60, but opened at $9.08. Transocean shares last traded at $9.28, with a volume of 9,519,337 shares traded. RIG has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of […]

Heroux Devtek Inc (HRX) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Heroux Devtek Inc (TSE:HRX) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that […]

Source Energy Services Ltd (SHLE) Stock Price Up 4%

Source Energy Services Ltd (TSE:SHLE)’s share price rose 4% on Friday . The stock traded as high as C$9.30 and last traded at C$9.00. Approximately 95,930 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 238% from the average daily volume of 28,381 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$8.65. Separately, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed […]

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB) Trading Up 1.5%

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (LON:RB)’s share price was up 1.5% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as GBX 6,827 ($92.05) and last traded at GBX 6,807 ($91.78). Approximately 1,298,157 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 14% from the average daily volume of 1,136,810 shares. The stock had […]

Contrasting KLX (KLXIV) and Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) (IR)

KLX (NASDAQ: KLXIV) and Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) (NYSE:IR) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings. Dividends Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a […]

Critical Comparison: Qorvo (QRVO) versus The Competition

Qorvo (NASDAQ: QRVO) is one of 21 public companies in the “Semiconductor Equipment & Testing” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Qorvo to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent […]

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) & Tesoro Corporation (ANDV) Head to Head Contrast

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:ANDV) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends. Insider and Institutional Ownership 50.7% of Exxon Mobil Corporation shares are owned by […]

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR) Reaches New 12-Month High at $80.81

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $80.81 and last traded at $80.80, with a volume of 142,482 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $79.87. A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on BR. BidaskClub […]