Investment

Boeing Co (BA) Shares Sold by Commonwealth Equity Services LLC

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 1.5% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 248,670 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock after selling 3,742 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC’s holdings in Boeing were worth $81,534,000 […]

Playags (AGS) PT Raised to $34.00 at Deutsche Bank

Playags (NYSE:AGS) had its price target upped by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank to $34.00 in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank’s target price suggests a potential upside of 19.76% from the company’s previous close. Other equities analysts have also recently […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades DIGITAL Rlty Tr/SH SH (DLR) to Hold

DIGITAL Rlty Tr/SH SH (NYSE:DLR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Digital Realty have outperformed the industry it belongs to, in the past three months. The company is well poised to benefit from […]

People’s United Financial (PBCT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

People’s United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $20.00 price objective on the bank’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 9.11% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Acquires 8,254 Shares of Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) by 5.1% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 171,204 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,254 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.11% of […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Sells 3,563 Shares of STMicroelectronics NV (STM)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lowered its stake in STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM) by 0.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 415,445 shares of the semiconductor producer’s stock after selling 3,563 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP’s holdings in STMicroelectronics were […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $9.61 Million Stake in Nuvectra Corp (NVTR)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lessened its stake in shares of Nuvectra Corp (NASDAQ:NVTR) by 0.7% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 738,043 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,150 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Grows Stake in Saul Centers Inc (BFS)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Saul Centers Inc (NYSE:BFS) by 1.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 195,824 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,519 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Has $397,000 Holdings in SeaChange International (SEAC)

California Public Employees Retirement System grew its stake in SeaChange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) by 21.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 146,643 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 25,443 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System […]

Contrasting Adamas Pharmaceuticals (ADMS) & Dynavax Technologies (DVAX)

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ADMS) and Dynavax Technologies (NASDAQ:DVAX) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation and profitability. Volatility and Risk Adamas Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 1.52, indicating that its share […]

Zillow Group Inc Class C (Z) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Review

Zillow Group Inc Class C (NASDAQ: Z) is one of 122 publicly-traded companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Zillow Group Inc Class C to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and […]

Analyzing Full House Resorts (FLL) and Huazhu Group (HTHT)

Full House Resorts (NASDAQ: FLL) and Huazhu Group (NASDAQ:HTHT) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability. Volatility and Risk Full House Resorts has a beta of 0.26, indicating that […]

Insider Buying: GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) Major Shareholder Acquires $1,000,000.00 in Stock

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) major shareholder Plc Glaxosmithkline bought 80,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 17th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $12.50 per share, with a total value of $1,000,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this […]

Apollo Investment Fund Vii L. P Sells 734,001 Shares of Enterprise GP Holdings L.P. common stock (EPE) Stock

Enterprise GP Holdings L.P. common stock (NYSE:EPE) major shareholder Apollo Investment Fund Vii L. P sold 734,001 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2.40, for a total transaction of $1,761,602.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Sells 5,696 Shares of Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (EARN)

California Public Employees Retirement System lowered its stake in Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) by 12.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 38,436 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 5,696 shares during the quarter. California Public Employees […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Takes Position in Tredegar Co. (TG)

California Public Employees Retirement System acquired a new position in shares of Tredegar Co. (NYSE:TG) in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 24,672 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $443,000. California Public Employees Retirement System owned approximately […]

Ceredex Value Advisors LLC Buys Shares of 1,791,517 Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Ceredex Value Advisors LLC bought a new position in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 1,791,517 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock, valued at approximately $85,671,000. Verizon Communications makes up approximately 1.0% of Ceredex Value Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, […]

Chevron Co. (CVX) Shares Sold by Country Trust Bank

Country Trust Bank cut its stake in Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX) by 14.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 133,195 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 23,009 shares during the period. Country Trust Bank’s […]

D Orazio & Associates Inc. Raises Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

D Orazio & Associates Inc. increased its holdings in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 26.2% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,160 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after buying an additional 1,070 shares during the quarter. Apple comprises […]

Eagle Pharmaceuticals (EGRX) Sets New 1-Year High at $83.77

Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EGRX) reached a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $83.77 and last traded at $82.76, with a volume of 4959 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $81.75. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Eagle […]

Bank of Montreal Can Boosts Holdings in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL)

Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) by 16.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 482,389 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 66,818 shares during the quarter. Bank of Montreal Can […]

O’Reilly Automotive (ORLY) Sets New 1-Year High at $290.79

O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) reached a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $290.79 and last traded at $290.01, with a volume of 21179 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $288.82. Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised O’Reilly […]

Fiserv Inc (FISV) Shares Sold by Ballentine Partners LLC

Ballentine Partners LLC lowered its position in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) by 15.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,287 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 813 shares during the period. Ballentine Partners LLC’s holdings in Fiserv were […]

Pivotal Research Reiterates “$86.00” Price Target for VF (VFC)

Pivotal Research set a $86.00 price objective on VF (NYSE:VFC) in a report published on Tuesday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the textile maker’s stock. VFC has been the topic of a number of other reports. Bank of America upgraded VF from an underperform rating to a buy rating and set a […]

Wolfe Research Begins Coverage on The Western Union (WU)

Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of The Western Union (NYSE:WU) in a report released on Tuesday. The brokerage issued an underperform rating on the credit services provider’s stock. WU has been the subject of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The Western Union from a hold rating to a buy rating […]

Veoneer (VNE) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group assumed coverage on shares of Veoneer (NYSE:VNE) in a research report report published on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage issued a hold rating and a $50.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Veoneer’s FY2018 earnings at ($2.76) EPS, FY2019 earnings at ($2.01) EPS, FY2020 earnings at […]

WEX (WEX) Research Coverage Started at Wolfe Research

Wolfe Research assumed coverage on shares of WEX (NYSE:WEX) in a report released on Tuesday. The firm issued a market perform rating on the business services provider’s stock. Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded WEX from a hold rating to a buy rating and set […]

Ballentine Partners LLC Lowers Holdings in Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SPPI)

Ballentine Partners LLC lessened its position in shares of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) by 33.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 20,000 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after selling 10,000 shares during the period. Ballentine Partners […]

TRI-TECH Hldg I/SH SH (TRITF) versus VSE (VSEC) Head-To-Head Contrast

TRI-TECH Hldg I/SH SH (OTCMKTS: TRITF) and VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation. Institutional and Insider Ownership 71.5% of VSE shares are held by institutional investors. […]

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) Stake Boosted by Ballentine Partners LLC

Ballentine Partners LLC grew its holdings in GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) by 43.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,607 shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,337 shares during the period. Ballentine Partners LLC’s holdings […]

Ballentine Partners LLC Has $2.83 Million Holdings in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Ballentine Partners LLC grew its holdings in shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 68.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 26,597 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 10,763 shares during the quarter. Ballentine […]

Critical Contrast: Bridgestone (BRDCY) vs. Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB)

Bridgestone (OTCMKTS: BRDCY) and Cooper Tire & Rubber (NYSE:CTB) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Bridgestone and Cooper Tire & Rubber’s revenue, earnings […]

Baillie Gifford & Co. Sells 70,660 Shares of Weibo Corp (WB)

Baillie Gifford & Co. cut its stake in shares of Weibo Corp (NASDAQ:WB) by 72.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 26,310 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 70,660 shares during the quarter. Baillie Gifford & Co.’s […]

Baillie Gifford & Co. Acquires 14,261 Shares of Digimarc Corp (DMRC)

Baillie Gifford & Co. raised its holdings in Digimarc Corp (NASDAQ:DMRC) by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 425,736 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,261 shares during the period. Baillie Gifford […]

Baillie Gifford & Co. Boosts Holdings in FARO Technologies, Inc. (FARO)

Baillie Gifford & Co. raised its position in shares of FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FARO) by 2.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 309,600 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,467 […]

Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT) Position Boosted by Baillie Gifford & Co.

Baillie Gifford & Co. boosted its position in shares of Benefitfocus Inc (NASDAQ:BNFT) by 88.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 696,164 shares of the software maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 326,460 shares during the […]

Atwood & Palmer Inc. Sells 574 Shares of Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX)

Atwood & Palmer Inc. decreased its holdings in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 51,050 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 574 shares during the period. Becton Dickinson and makes up 1.7% of Atwood & Palmer Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Pain Therapeutics (PTIE) Stock Price

News headlines about Pain Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTIE) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one […]

Atria Investments LLC Has $1.20 Million Holdings in F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV)

Atria Investments LLC raised its stake in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) by 10.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,939 shares of the network technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 649 shares during the quarter. Atria Investments LLC’s holdings […]

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) was downgraded by BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. BBBY has been the subject of several other reports. Wedbush cut their target price on shares of Bed Bath & Beyond from $23.00 to $18.00 and set a “neutral” rating for […]

Achaogen (AKAO) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

Achaogen (NASDAQ:AKAO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on AKAO. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Achaogen from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 1st. […]

BT Group – CLASS A Common Stock (BT.A) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities

BT Group – CLASS A Common Stock (LON:BT.A)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Numis Securities in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of BT Group – CLASS A Common Stock in […]

Rand Capital (RAND) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about Rand Capital (NASDAQ:RAND) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one […]

Lockheed Martin Co. (LMT) Position Raised by Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its position in shares of Lockheed Martin Co. (NYSE:LMT) by 100.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,224 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after buying an additional 5,134 shares during the quarter. Benjamin F. […]

BB&T Securities LLC Has $63.01 Million Position in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

BB&T Securities LLC decreased its position in shares of AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 2.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 665,701 shares of the company’s stock after selling 15,991 shares during the period. AbbVie comprises 0.7% of BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings, […]

Praxair, Inc. (PX) Shares Sold by Bank of Montreal Can

Bank of Montreal Can trimmed its holdings in shares of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) by 31.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 395,640 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 181,240 shares during the quarter. Bank […]

Bank of Montreal Can Reduces Stake in FirstService Corp (FSV)

Bank of Montreal Can trimmed its stake in shares of FirstService Corp (NASDAQ:FSV) (TSE:FSV) by 5.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 749,499 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 47,325 shares during the quarter. Bank of Montreal Can owned […]

BlackRock Inc. Has $21.28 Million Holdings in Armstrong Flooring Inc (AFI)

BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Armstrong Flooring Inc (NYSE:AFI) by 1.5% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,568,415 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 23,216 shares during the period. BlackRock […]

Potbelly Corp (PBPB) Shares Sold by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. trimmed its position in Potbelly Corp (NASDAQ:PBPB) by 0.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,725,369 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,992 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 6.80% of Potbelly worth $20,791,000 as of […]

Boston Advisors LLC Sells 168,896 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

Boston Advisors LLC trimmed its holdings in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 61.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 107,231 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 168,896 shares during the quarter. Boston Advisors LLC’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth […]