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Energizer Holdings, Inc. (EPC) Given “Hold” Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Jefferies Group LLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a $78.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price points to a potential upside of 13.75% from the company’s previous close. […]

Cie Gnrl des Etblsmnts Michelin SCA (ML) PT Set at €133.00 by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Cie Gnrl des Etblsmnts Michelin SCA (EPA:ML) has been assigned a €133.00 ($156.47) target price by investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) in a report released on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other analysts also recently issued reports on ML. UBS AG set a €127.00 ($149.41) […]

Nexeo Solutions (NXEO) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Nexeo Solutions (NASDAQ:NXEO)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by Jefferies Group LLC in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a $8.50 price target on the basic materials company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price suggests a potential upside of 11.99% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities […]

Timken Steel Corporation’s (TMST) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC

Timken Steel Corporation (NYSE:TMST)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a $19.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 7.28% from the company’s current price. […]

Teranga Gold Corp (TGZ) Expected to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.09 Per Share

Teranga Gold Corp (TSE:TGZ) – Cormark upped their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for Teranga Gold Corp in a report released on Monday. Cormark analyst R. Gray now forecasts that the company will earn $0.09 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.05. Separately, Royal Bank Of Canada upgraded shares of Teranga […]

Manitowoc Food Service, Inc. to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.23 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts (WBT)

Manitowoc Food Service, Inc. (NYSE:WBT) – Research analysts at KeyCorp reduced their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Manitowoc Food Service in a report issued on Sunday. KeyCorp analyst J. Picariello now forecasts that the industrial products company will post earnings of $0.23 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of […]

Echo Global Logistics (ECHO) & Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) Financial Comparison

Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ: ECHO) and Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NASDAQ:RRTS) are both small-cap transportation 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. Insider & Institutional Ownership 87.6% of Echo Global Logistics shares are held […]

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) is set to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect KLA-Tencor Corporation to post earnings of $1.63 per share for the quarter. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The semiconductor company reported $1.64 EPS for the quarter, beating […]

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday

Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect Dunkin’ Brands Group to post earnings of $0.63 per share for the quarter. Dunkin’ Brands Group has set its FY17 guidance at $2.40-2.43 EPS. Dunkin’ Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN) last issued its quarterly […]

10,098 Shares in New Senior Investment Group Inc. (SNR) Purchased by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of New Senior Investment Group Inc. (NYSE:SNR) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 10,098 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $101,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds […]

Cim Investment Mangement Inc. Has $578,000 Position in Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)

Cim Investment Mangement Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 6,916 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 117 shares during the quarter. Cim Investment […]

Markston International LLC Trims Stake in Citigroup Inc. (C)

Markston International LLC cut its position in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 127,824 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,247 shares during the period. Markston International LLC’s holdings […]

First Interstate Bank Sells 2,242 Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD)

First Interstate Bank lowered its holdings in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 76,165 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 2,242 shares during the quarter. E […]

Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. Increases Position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD)

Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. boosted its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 23.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 22,705 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional […]

CLS Investments LLC Has $996,000 Holdings in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW)

CLS Investments LLC raised its holdings in shares of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) by 600.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 12,841 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 11,009 shares during the quarter. CLS Investments LLC’s […]

NTV Asset Management LLC Trims Stake in Medtronic PLC (MDT)

NTV Asset Management LLC cut its position in Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) by 11.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 12,882 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after selling 1,724 shares during the period. NTV Asset Management […]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Invests $114,000 in Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) Stock

Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 21,486 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $114,000. A number of other institutional investors have also made changes […]

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Position Decreased by Twin Capital Management Inc.

Twin Capital Management Inc. reduced its holdings in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 21,060 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 130 shares during the period. Twin Capital Management […]

Montag A & Associates Inc. Has $1,054,000 Holdings in Emerson Electric Company (EMR)

Montag A & Associates Inc. maintained its stake in Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,684 shares of the industrial products company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Montag A & Associates Inc.’s holdings in […]

J P Morgan Chase & Co Raises Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Price Target to GBX 350

Ashmore Group plc (LON:ASHM) had its price target raised by J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 310 ($4.12) to GBX 350 ($4.65) in a research report sent to investors on Monday. J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has an underweight rating on the investment management service provider’s stock. Several other research firms […]

Equity Investment Corp Acquisition Inc Sells 39,545 Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Equity Investment Corp Acquisition Inc decreased its holdings in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 4.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 838,449 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 39,545 shares during the quarter. United Parcel Service accounts […]

GAM Holding AG Has $26.23 Million Position in Mastercard Incorporated (MA)

GAM Holding AG lowered its stake in shares of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 24.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 215,965 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 68,988 shares during the quarter. GAM Holding AG’s […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited’s (BABA) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) in a research report released on Monday morning. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $185.00 target price on the specialty retailer’s stock. Several other equities analysts also recently commented on BABA. Needham & Company LLC upped their price […]

Baozun Inc. (BZUN) Downgraded by Vetr Inc.

Vetr downgraded shares of Baozun Inc. (NASDAQ:BZUN) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report published on Monday. The firm currently has $39.10 price target on the technology company’s stock. Several other research firms have also issued reports on BZUN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Baozun from a sell rating to […]

Azure Power Global Ltd. (AZRE) Upgraded to “Hold” at BidaskClub

Azure Power Global Ltd. (NYSE:AZRE) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Thursday. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Azure Power Global from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on […]

Voya Financial (VOYA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

News stories about Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

Sallie T. Rainer Sells 6,300 Shares of Entergy Corporation (ETR) Stock

Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) insider Sallie T. Rainer sold 6,300 shares of Entergy Corporation stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.00, for a total transaction of $516,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Sallie T. […]

Brian John Stempeck Sells 10,000 Shares of The Trade Desk Inc. (TTD) Stock

The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ:TTD) insider Brian John Stempeck sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.18, for a total value of $641,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be […]

Mario Spanicciati Sells 10,625 Shares of BLACKLINE INC (BL) Stock

BLACKLINE INC (NASDAQ:BL) insider Mario Spanicciati sold 10,625 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.57, for a total transaction of $356,681.25. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed […]

Provident Financial plc (PFG) Given Buy Rating at Numis Securities Ltd

Numis Securities Ltd reiterated their buy rating on shares of Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) in a report issued on Sunday morning. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 1,150 ($15.28) price objective on the stock. PFG has been the topic of several other research reports. Beaufort Securities reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX […]

Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) Given a $100.00 Price Target by Piper Jaffray Companies Analysts

Piper Jaffray Companies set a $100.00 target price on Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) in a report issued on Sunday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the software maker’s stock. PFPT has been the subject of several other reports. Monness Crespi & Hardt initiated coverage on Proofpoint in a report on Monday. They issued a […]

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) Given a $7.00 Price Target at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. set a $7.00 price objective on Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) in a report released on Sunday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock. Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Community Health Systems from a hold rating to a buy […]

Gould Asset Management LLC CA Sells 60 Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Gould Asset Management LLC CA cut its holdings in shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) by 1.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,210 shares of the company’s stock after selling 60 shares during the period. Gould Asset Management LLC CA’s holdings […]

Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Position Raised by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its holdings in Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) by 0.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 939,123 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 3,391 shares during the period. State Board of […]

Boston Family Office LLC Acquires 2,095 Shares of Nike, Inc. (NKE)

Boston Family Office LLC grew its holdings in shares of Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 176,779 shares of the footwear maker’s stock after buying an additional 2,095 shares during the quarter. Nike accounts for approximately […]

First Eagle Investment Management LLC Purchases New Position in QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

First Eagle Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 1,495,038 shares of the wireless technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $82,556,000. First Eagle Investment Management LLC […]

Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC Has $6,399,000 Stake in U.S. Bancorp (USB)

Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC held its position in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 123,249 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC’s holdings in U.S. Bancorp […]

Hartland & Co. LLC Acquires 1,142 Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Hartland & Co. LLC grew its holdings in shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) by 5.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 22,110 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,142 shares during the period. Hartland […]

DE Burlo Group Inc. Has $2.86 Million Stake in Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

DE Burlo Group Inc. lowered its stake in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 11.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,100 shares of the coffee company’s stock after selling 6,200 shares during the period. DE Burlo Group Inc.’s holdings in […]

Legal & General Group Plc Grows Holdings in Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (APTS)

Legal & General Group Plc boosted its holdings in Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (NASDAQ:APTS) by 13.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 7,188 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 845 […]

Legal & General Group Plc Maintains Stake in PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS)

Legal & General Group Plc continued to hold its position in PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,590 shares of the technology company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Legal & […]

Gabelli Funds LLC Has $48,283,000 Holdings in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

Gabelli Funds LLC maintained its position in shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 260,400 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group […]

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Boosts Position in Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (HOV)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV) by 0.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 545,624 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 49 shares during the quarter. Bank […]

Legal & General Group Plc Purchases 1,043 Shares of Aduro Biotech, Inc. (ADRO)

Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in Aduro Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADRO) by 11.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 10,359 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 1,043 shares during the quarter. Legal & General Group […]

Malibu Boats, Inc. (MBUU) Position Held by Legal & General Group Plc

Legal & General Group Plc continued to hold its stake in Malibu Boats, Inc. (NASDAQ:MBUU) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,504 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc’s holdings […]

Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Canadian National Railway Company Lowered by Desjardins (CNI)

Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) (TSE:CNR) – Desjardins dropped their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Canadian National Railway in a note issued to investors on Monday. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier now anticipates that the transportation company will post earnings per share of $1.05 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $1.10. […]

Head to Head Analysis: Tilly’s (TLYS) vs. Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (FRAN)

Tilly’s (NYSE: TLYS) and Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FRAN) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of current recommendations for Tilly’s and Francesca’s Holdings […]

Financial Contrast: Lydall (LDL) versus John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT)

Lydall (NYSE: LDL) and John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends. Dividends John Bean Technologies Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share […]

Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) Shares Gap Up to $15.27

Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX) shares gapped up before the market opened on Tuesday . The stock had previously closed at $15.28, but opened at $15.27. Freeport-McMoran shares last traded at $14.89, with a volume of 14,389,339 shares. A number of research firms recently weighed in on FCX. Zacks Investment Research lowered Freeport-McMoran from a “hold” rating […]

STMicroelectronics N.V. (STM) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE:STM) is scheduled to release its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect STMicroelectronics N.V. to post earnings of $0.24 per share for the quarter. STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE:STM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The semiconductor producer reported $0.17 earnings per share for the […]