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Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) Holdings Lifted by Barrett Asset Management LLC

Barrett Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 8.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 103,769 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 8,111 shares during the quarter. Barrett Asset Management […]

Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Shares Sold by Goelzer Investment Management Inc.

Goelzer Investment Management Inc. reduced its holdings in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) by 16.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 32,203 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 6,365 shares during the period. Goelzer Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Walt Disney […]

Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC Raises Position in AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) by 142.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 16,269 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,569 shares during the period. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC’s […]

Eagle Ridge Investment Management Buys 10 Shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)

Eagle Ridge Investment Management lifted its stake in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) by 0.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,394 shares of the information services provider’s stock after buying an additional 10 shares during the quarter. Eagle Ridge Investment Management’s holdings in […]

Physicians Financial Services Inc. Has $1.70 Million Position in Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)

Physicians Financial Services Inc. trimmed its holdings in Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 15,960 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 100 shares during the period. Walt Disney Company (The) makes up about 1.4% of Physicians […]

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.29 Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) – Stock analysts at DA Davidson issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Universal Forest Products in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. DA Davidson analyst S. Chercover anticipates that the construction company will post earnings per share of $1.29 for the quarter. DA Davidson also issued […]

Mazor Robotics Ltd. (MZOR) Shares Down 0.6%

Mazor Robotics Ltd. (NASDAQ:MZOR)’s share price traded down 0.6% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $52.67 and last traded at $54.42. 416,543 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 5% from the average session volume of 397,226 shares. The stock had previously closed at $54.74. Several brokerages […]

Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.28 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts

Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) – Investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings lifted their Q4 2017 earnings per share estimates for Covanta Holding Corporation in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst N. Kaye now anticipates that the energy company will earn $0.28 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast […]

Comparing Meridian Bioscience (VIVO) and Its Peers

Meridian Bioscience (NASDAQ: VIVO) is one of 84 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Meridian Bioscience to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a […]

Targa Resources (TRGP) & MPLX (MPLX) Financial Contrast

Targa Resources (NYSE: TRGP) and MPLX (NYSE:MPLX) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Dividends Targa Resources pays an annual dividend of $3.64 per share and has a dividend […]

Scorpio Tankers Inc. Forecasted to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.04 Per Share (STNG)

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NASDAQ:STNG) – Jefferies Group lifted their Q4 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Scorpio Tankers in a report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Mavrinac now anticipates that the shipping company will post earnings of $0.04 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.03. […]

First Community Corporation (FCCO) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

First Community Corporation (NASDAQ:FCCO) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of First Community Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September […]

BidaskClub Downgrades EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (ENLK) to Sell

EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Friday. Several other brokerages have also commented on ENLK. Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on EnLink Midstream Partners, in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. They issued a “neutral” […]

S&P Global Inc. (SPGI) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

S&P Global Inc. (NYSE:SPGI) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday. A number of other research firms have also commented on SPGI. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $177.00 price target on shares of S&P […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Marcus Corporation (The) (MCS) to Sell

Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. According to Zacks, “The Marcus Corporation engages in the lodging and entertainment industries. It operates through two segments: Movie Theatres, and Hotels and Resorts. The Company’s movie theatre […]

General Electric Company (GE) Shares Bought by Warren Averett Asset Management LLC

Warren Averett Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) by 7.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 103,854 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 6,799 shares during the period. General Electric makes up 0.7% of Warren […]

Lourd Capital LLC Buys 301 Shares of Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

Lourd Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) by 5.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,479 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 301 shares during the quarter. Lourd Capital LLC’s […]

Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. Decreases Holdings in Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG)

Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. cut its holdings in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) by 0.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 33,349 shares of the company’s stock after selling 50 shares during the quarter. Stonebridge Capital Management Inc.’s holdings […]

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is Private Wealth Partners LLC’s 4th Largest Position

Private Wealth Partners LLC lifted its position in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 13.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 269,013 shares of the software giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 31,830 shares during the quarter. Microsoft Corporation makes […]

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan Grows Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) by 5.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 171,680 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,020 shares during the period. […]

Shell Asset Management Co. Has $64.74 Million Holdings in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Shell Asset Management Co. raised its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 1.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 489,384 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,883 shares during the period. Johnson & Johnson accounts […]

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AVB) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Monday, October 23rd. AvalonBay Communities has set its Q3 guidance at $2.14.2.20 EPS and its FY17 guidance at $8.50-8.70 EPS. AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $2.09 […]

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Penske Automotive Group to post earnings of $1.14 per share for the quarter. Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $1.27 EPS […]

Grove Bank & Trust Has $2.50 Million Stake in AT&T Inc. (T)

Grove Bank & Trust lifted its holdings in shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) by 11.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 66,331 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,657 shares during the quarter. AT&T comprises about 1.6% of […]

Grandfield & Dodd LLC Has $4,051,000 Holdings in Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

Grandfield & Dodd LLC held its position in shares of Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 35,080 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Grandfield & Dodd LLC’s holdings in Pepsico were worth $4,051,000 […]

C.V. Starr & Co. Inc. Trust Holds Stake in Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

C.V. Starr & Co. Inc. Trust maintained its stake in shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 150,000 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Verizon Communications […]

ST Germain D J Co. Inc. Raises Holdings in Intel Corporation (INTC)

ST Germain D J Co. Inc. raised its stake in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) by 2.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 87,944 shares of the chip maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,125 shares during the period. ST Germain […]

Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD) Shares Bought by Rand Wealth LLC

Rand Wealth LLC lifted its position in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,466 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after buying an additional 471 shares during the quarter. Rand Wealth LLC’s holdings in […]

St. Louis Trust Co Has $1,970,000 Holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)

St. Louis Trust Co held its position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 43,940 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Coca-Cola Company (The) accounts for about 0.9% of St. […]

Texas Permanent School Fund Decreases Position in Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

Texas Permanent School Fund lessened its stake in shares of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 3.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 83,625 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 3,188 shares during the period. Alphabet makes up approximately 1.0% of Texas Permanent […]

Insider Selling: Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG) Director Sells $3,369,093.56 in Stock

Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) Director Jeffrey A. Citron sold 414,913 shares of Vonage Holdings Corp. stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $8.12, for a total value of $3,369,093.56. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 12,676,047 shares of the company’s stock, valued at […]

Morgan Stanley Raises FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) Price Target to $189.00

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) had its price objective boosted by Morgan Stanley from $184.00 to $189.00 in a research note released on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the business services provider’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on FLT. William Blair reaffirmed an outperform rating on shares of […]

RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP) Price Target Raised to $46.00 at Morgan Stanley

RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP) had its price target boosted by Morgan Stanley from $41.00 to $46.00 in a report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have an overweight rating on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a […]

Citigroup Inc. Raises Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Price Target to $69.00

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) had its price target hoisted by Citigroup Inc. from $67.00 to $69.00 in a report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have a buy rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a buy […]

Wells Fargo & Company Lowers BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI) Price Target to $30.00

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) had its price objective cut by Wells Fargo & Company from $35.00 to $30.00 in a report issued on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports. They currently have a market perform rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed […]

SAP SE (SAP) PT Set at €103.00 by Credit Suisse Group

SAP SE (ETR:SAP) has been given a €103.00 ($121.18) price target by research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. SAP has been the topic of a number of other reports. Berenberg Bank set a €106.00 […]

Comerica Incorporated (CMA) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $4.67 Per Share, FBR & Co Forecasts

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) – Research analysts at FBR & Co issued their FY2017 earnings estimates for shares of Comerica in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. FBR & Co analyst S. Moss expects that the financial services provider will earn $4.67 per share for the year. FBR & Co has a “Buy” rating and […]

Baader Bank Analysts Give SAP SE (SAP) a €105.00 Price Target

Baader Bank set a €105.00 ($123.53) target price on SAP SE (ETR:SAP) in a research report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the technology company’s stock. A number of other analysts have also issued reports on SAP. Morgan Stanley set a €102.00 ($120.00) price target on SAP SE and gave […]

Nord/LB Reiterates “€42.00” Price Target for Vonovia SE (VNA)

Nord/LB set a €42.00 ($49.41) price target on Vonovia SE (ETR:VNA) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €41.00 ($48.24) price target […]

Research Analysts Offer Predictions for ASML Holding N.V.’s FY2017 Earnings (ASML)

ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ:ASML) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp raised their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for ASML Holding N.V. in a report issued on Wednesday. KeyCorp analyst W. Twigg now anticipates that the semiconductor company will post earnings of $5.25 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $4.95. KeyCorp […]

Mercer International Inc. (MERC) Stock Price Up 0.2%

Shares of Mercer International Inc. (NASDAQ:MERC) (TSE:MRI.U) rose 0.2% on Friday . The company traded as high as $14.25 and last traded at $14.23. Approximately 121,244 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 51% from the average daily volume of 245,258 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.20. MERC has been the […]

Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. (GNMX) Stock Price Up -3.7%

Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNMX) rose 3.7% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $1.91 and last traded at $1.55. Approximately 1,256,355 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 293% from the average daily volume of 320,089 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.61. GNMX has been […]

Contrasting Apollo Endosurgery (APEN) & iRadimed Corporation (IRMD)

Apollo Endosurgery (NASDAQ: APEN) and iRadimed Corporation (NASDAQ:IRMD) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk. Insider and Institutional Ownership 8.9% of Apollo Endosurgery shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Head to Head Comparison: Quintiles Transitional Holdings (Q) and ICON PLC (ICLR)

Quintiles Transitional Holdings (NYSE: Q) and ICON PLC (NASDAQ:ICLR) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Quintiles Transitional Holdings and ICON PLC’s top-line […]

ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) will announce its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.35 per share for the quarter. ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The information technology services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the […]

Peoples Financial Corporation (PFBX) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) is scheduled to announce its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter. Peoples Financial Corporation had a return on equity of 1.38% and a net margin […]

AMERISAFE, Inc. (AMSF) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

AMERISAFE, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSF) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect AMERISAFE to post earnings of $0.79 per share for the quarter. AMERISAFE (NASDAQ:AMSF) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The insurance provider reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus […]

Celanese Corporation (CE) Given New $120.00 Price Target at Citigroup Inc.

Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) had its price objective trimmed by Citigroup Inc. from $122.00 to $120.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the basic materials company’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Vertical Research cut shares of Celanese Corporation from a […]

Cowen and Company Reiterates “$30.00” Price Target for Rice Energy Inc. (RICE)

Cowen and Company set a $30.00 price objective on Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) in a research report report published on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the oil and gas producer’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently commented on RICE. BMO Capital Markets set a $30.00 price objective on shares of […]

TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE:TPH) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “TRI Pointe Group, Inc. is involved in the design, construction and sale of single-family homes. The company’s operating portfolio includes Maracay Homes in […]