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HP Inc. (HPQ) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.75-1.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.79. HP also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.40-0.43 EPS. Shares of HP Inc. (NYSE HPQ) opened at […]

Gap, Inc. (The) (GPS) Receives Hold Rating from Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company reiterated their hold rating on shares of Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS) in a research report released on Wednesday. They currently have a $32.00 price objective on the apparel retailer’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Gap, Inc. (The) from a buy rating […]

Alan W. Kosloff Sells 19,178 Shares of Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR) Stock

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (NYSE:WDR) Director Alan W. Kosloff sold 19,178 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.82, for a total transaction of $380,107.96. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 52,695 shares in the company, valued at $1,044,414.90. […]

United Bankshares, Inc. (UBSI) Shares Bought by BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its holdings in shares of United Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI) by 19.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 60,390 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,663 shares during the quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage […]

Encana Corporation (ECA) Holdings Raised by Sei Investments Co.

Sei Investments Co. raised its position in Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) by 42.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 627,473 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after purchasing an additional 187,264 shares during the period. Sei […]

Sei Investments Co. Acquires 42,973 Shares of MasTec, Inc. (MTZ)

Sei Investments Co. raised its holdings in shares of MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) by 32.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 175,651 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 42,973 shares during the period. […]

Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED) and Its Rivals Head-To-Head Review

Sharps Compliance Corp (NASDAQ: SMED) is one of 20 public companies in the “Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Sharps Compliance Corp to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations. […]

FDx Advisors Inc. Buys New Position in Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)

FDx Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 3,008 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock, valued at approximately $231,000. A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares […]

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Cut to “Hold” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine lowered shares of Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday morning. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. B. Riley reissued a buy rating and issued a $250.00 price objective on shares of Stamps.com in a research note […]

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Has $2.15 Million Stake in Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (JAZZ)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its stake in Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:JAZZ) by 16.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 14,727 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 2,117 shares during the period. BNP Paribas […]

Unifirst Corporation (UNF) Stake Boosted by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. lifted its stake in Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) by 23.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 197,868 shares of the textile maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 37,150 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned 0.98% of […]

Teacher Retirement System of Texas Acquires 1,095 Shares of CME Group Inc. (CME)

Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its holdings in shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) by 31.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,626 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,095 shares during the quarter. […]

Ameren Corporation (AEE) Holdings Increased by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) by 12.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 16,795 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,903 shares during the period. Cambridge […]

Quantbot Technologies LP Buys Shares of 4,428 MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX)

Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in shares of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 4,428 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $817,000. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or […]

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) to Issue Annual Dividend of $0.26 on December 12th

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) announced an annual dividend on Thursday, November 16th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.26 per share by the financial services provider on Tuesday, December 12th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 28th. This is an increase from American […]

UQM Technologies Inc (UQM) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

Shares of UQM Technologies Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:UQM) saw an uptick in trading volume on Tuesday . 1,604,424 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 869% from the previous session’s volume of 165,644 shares.The stock last traded at $1.41 and had previously closed at $1.23. A number of research analysts have commented on the company. ValuEngine […]

Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC) Shares Sold by Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund reduced its holdings in Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) by 7.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 24,487 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after selling 1,959 shares during the quarter. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth […]

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN) Stake Lessened by Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank lowered its position in shares of Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) by 74.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 321,429 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 933,663 shares during the period. Comerica Bank owned approximately […]

Rhumbline Advisers Has $15.01 Million Stake in Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV)

Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in shares of Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) by 0.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 212,998 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,261 shares during the quarter. Rhumbline Advisers owned about 0.12% […]

Sei Investments Co. Has $7.64 Million Stake in Qiagen N.V. (QGEN)

Sei Investments Co. raised its stake in Qiagen N.V. (NASDAQ:QGEN) by 37.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 242,613 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 66,194 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co. owned 0.11% of […]

Alps Advisors Inc. Sells 96,998 Shares of Danaher Corporation (DHR)

Alps Advisors Inc. reduced its position in shares of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) by 68.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 44,860 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after selling 96,998 shares during the period. Alps Advisors Inc.’s […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Sells 20,430 Shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (IJR)

Prudential Financial Inc. trimmed its holdings in shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR) by 12.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 141,270 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 20,430 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in iShares S&P […]

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan Has $1.08 Million Holdings in Valmont Industries, Inc. (VMI)

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan decreased its holdings in Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI) by 21.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,830 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 1,890 shares during the quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System […]

Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) Stake Increased by American Century Companies Inc.

American Century Companies Inc. grew its holdings in Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) (TSE:PAAS) by 38.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 309,970 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 86,400 shares during […]

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Has $2.79 Million Position in BPC Acquisition Corp (BERY)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its position in BPC Acquisition Corp (NYSE:BERY) by 56.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 49,275 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 17,680 […]

Investors Sell Shares of Cigna Corporation (CI) on Strength (CI)

Investors sold shares of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) on strength during trading on Tuesday. $27.86 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $80.67 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $52.81 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Cigna Corporation had the 0th highest […]

Mike Herz Sells 6,000 Shares of Methanex Co. (MX) Stock

Methanex Co. (TSE:MX) (NASDAQ:MEOH) Director Mike Herz sold 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of C$65.50, for a total value of C$393,000.00. Shares of Methanex Co. (MX) opened at C$66.34 on Thursday. Methanex Co. has a 12-month low of C$52.63 and […]

Angang Steel Co. (ANGGY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Angang Steel Co. (OTCMKTS:ANGGY) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Angang Steel Company Limited is engaged in the production, processing, wholesale, and retail of steel and related products. The company also involves in ferrous metal smelting, and steel […]

DA Davidson Begins Coverage on Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT)

DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:PLNT) in a research report released on Monday morning, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Planet Fitness’ Q4 2017 earnings at $0.23 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.82 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.25 EPS, […]

NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBTB) Shares Sold by State of Tennessee Treasury Department

State of Tennessee Treasury Department lessened its position in NBT Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:NBTB) by 5.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 37,998 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 2,402 shares during the quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department […]

Seaspan Corporation (SSW) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media stories about Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores […]

Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIV) Shares Bought by State of Wisconsin Investment Board

State of Wisconsin Investment Board lifted its position in Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE:AIV) by 6.3% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 34,569 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,060 shares during the quarter. […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Biglari Holdings (BH) Stock Price

Media headlines about Biglari Holdings (NYSE:BH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

Insulet Corporation (PODD) Price Target Raised to $75.00

Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ:PODD) had its target price hoisted by Barclays PLC from $70.00 to $75.00 in a report published on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has an overweight rating on the medical instruments supplier’s stock. PODD has been the topic of a number of other reports. Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on Insulet […]

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc (RBA) Announces Dividend Increase – $0.22 Per Share

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc (TSE:RBA) (NYSE:RBA) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 8th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.219 per share on Wednesday, December 20th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.70%. The ex-dividend date is […]

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Changes for UBS Group AG (UBSG)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of UBS Group AG (VTX: UBSG) in the last few weeks: 11/22/2017 – UBS Group AG was given a new CHF 18 price target on by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. 11/21/2017 – UBS Group […]

Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc. (DFIN) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:DFIN) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday. DFIN has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Citigroup Inc. reissued a neutral rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Donnelley Financial Solutions in a […]

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Holdings Cut by Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI

Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI decreased its holdings in shares of The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) by 6.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,733 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,523 shares during the period. Parsons Capital Management Inc. […]

Gladstone Investment Corporation (GAIN) Cut to Neutral at Wedbush

Wedbush downgraded shares of Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning, Marketbeat reports. Wedbush currently has $11.00 target price on the investment management company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $10.50. Other equities analysts also recently issued research […]

First Trust Advisors LP Buys 16,639 Shares of Viad Corp (VVI)

First Trust Advisors LP lifted its stake in Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) by 60.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 44,183 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 16,639 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP […]

Nationwide Fund Advisors Has $76.36 Million Holdings in ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD)

Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its position in ABIOMED, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD) by 8.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 452,879 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 33,621 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors owned 1.03% of […]

Xenith Bankshares (XBKS) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about Xenith Bankshares (NASDAQ:XBKS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being […]

Nationwide Fund Advisors Grows Stake in Medidata Solutions, Inc. (MDSO)

Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its holdings in shares of Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) by 5.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 779,542 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 40,837 shares during the quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors […]

Phoenix New Media Limited (FENG) Trading 5.3% Higher

Phoenix New Media Limited (NYSE:FENG) shares traded up 5.3% on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $6.23 and last traded at $6.21. 1,536,000 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 278% from the average session volume of 406,290 shares. The stock had previously closed at $5.90. Several research analysts have weighed […]

ConforMIS (CFMS) and Trivascular Technologies (TRIV) Head-To-Head Contrast

ConforMIS (NASDAQ: CFMS) and Trivascular Technologies (NASDAQ:TRIV) are both small-cap healthcare companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and valuation. Profitability This table compares ConforMIS and Trivascular Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return […]

ETF Managers Group LLC Invests $8.08 Million in American Express Company (AXP) Stock

ETF Managers Group LLC bought a new position in shares of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 95,894 shares of the payment services company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,078,000. A number of other […]

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Invests $148,000 in MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) Stock

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 15,116 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $148,000. A number of other institutional investors have also recently […]

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Purchases New Stake in AC Immune SA (ACIU)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new stake in AC Immune SA (NASDAQ:ACIU) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 14,475 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $127,000. WARNING: This piece was posted by [[site]] and […]

Royal Bank of Canada Decreases Holdings in KLX Inc. (KLXI)

Royal Bank of Canada decreased its position in KLX Inc. (NASDAQ:KLXI) by 29.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,122 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 1,749 shares during the quarter. Royal Bank of Canada’s holdings […]

Royal Bank of Canada Has $215,000 Stake in CVR Refining, LP (CVRR)

Royal Bank of Canada lowered its stake in shares of CVR Refining, LP (NYSE:CVRR) by 8.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 22,629 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 2,146 shares during the quarter. Royal Bank of Canada’s […]