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Owens Corning Inc (OC) Shares Bought by Fmr LLC

Fmr LLC boosted its position in shares of Owens Corning Inc (NYSE:OC) by 118.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 572,911 shares of the construction company’s stock after acquiring an additional 310,559 shares during the quarter. Fmr LLC owned 0.52% of […]

Five Below, Inc. (FIVE) Shares Bought by Fmr LLC

Fmr LLC grew its position in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) by 6.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 760,785 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 45,689 shares during the period. Fmr LLC owned approximately 1.38% of Five Below […]

Zacks: Stagecoach Group (SAGKF) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Stagecoach Group (NASDAQ:SAGKF) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Zacks has also given Stagecoach Group an industry rank of 62 out of 265 based on the ratings […]

Ferro Corporation (FOE) & Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Financial Review

Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) and Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation. Insider & Institutional Ownership 95.7% of Ferro Corporation shares are held by institutional […]

Citigroup Inc. Increases Stake in Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS)

Citigroup Inc. grew its position in Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) by 4.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 12,888 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 490 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc. owned approximately 0.12% of Olympic Steel […]

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Acquires 395 Shares of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (BECN)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 29,235 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 395 shares during the quarter. UBS Asset Management […]

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Shares Bought by Quantitative Investment Management LLC

Quantitative Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 34,500 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the quarter. Quantitative Investment […]

GSA Capital Partners LLP Buys Shares of 3,328 Medidata Solutions, Inc. (MDSO)

GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in Medidata Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 3,328 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $260,000. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of MDSO. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich […]

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Acquires 818 Shares of Sotheby’s (BID)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) by 3.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 26,077 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 818 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management […]

YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) Holdings Reduced by GSA Capital Partners LLP

GSA Capital Partners LLP cut its position in YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) by 81.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 24,010 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 104,179 shares during the period. GSA Capital Partners LLP […]

GSA Capital Partners LLP Invests $257,000 in Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE)

GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new stake in shares of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 104,015 shares of the energy producer’s stock, valued at approximately $257,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP owned 0.35% of Cobalt […]

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Buys 1,712 Shares of WebMD Health Corp. (WBMD)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. lifted its stake in WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD) by 8.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,228 shares of the health services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,712 shares during the period. UBS […]

Citigroup Inc. Has $241,000 Stake in Otter Tail Corporation (OTTR)

Citigroup Inc. cut its stake in shares of Otter Tail Corporation (NASDAQ:OTTR) by 44.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 6,074 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 4,814 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in Otter Tail […]

BidaskClub Downgrades Phillips 66 Partners LP (PSXP) to Hold

Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Stifel Nicolaus set a $63.00 price target on shares of Phillips 66 Partners and gave […]

RWS Holdings plc (RWS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

RWS Holdings plc (LON:RWS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Shore Capital in a report released on Wednesday. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on shares of RWS Holdings plc in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. They […]

BidaskClub Downgrades Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) to Buy

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. GWRE has been the subject of several other research reports. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of Guidewire Software in […]

Insider Selling: Visteon Corporation (VC) CEO Sells $248,295.60 in Stock

Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) CEO Sachin Lawande sold 2,004 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $123.90, for a total value of $248,295.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) […]

Instructure, Inc. (INST) Director Sells $271,520.00 in Stock

Instructure, Inc. (NYSE:INST) Director William M. Conroy sold 8,000 shares of Instructure stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.94, for a total transaction of $271,520.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Instructure, Inc. […]

New York State Common Retirement Fund Acquires 12,380 Shares of Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. (EBS)

New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. (NYSE:EBS) by 14.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 98,770 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after acquiring an additional 12,380 shares during the period. New York […]

New York State Common Retirement Fund Decreases Stake in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (KLIC)

New York State Common Retirement Fund lessened its position in Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) by 0.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 186,460 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 1 shares during the […]

New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 7,938 Shares of BancorpSouth, Inc. (BXS)

New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its holdings in shares of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE:BXS) by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 113,278 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 7,938 shares during the period. New York State Common […]

BRYN MAWR TRUST Co Has $2.72 Million Holdings in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

BRYN MAWR TRUST Co reduced its position in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) by 9.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 18,955 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 2,030 shares during the period. BRYN MAWR […]

CommScope Holding (COMM) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Media headlines about CommScope Holding (NASDAQ:COMM) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing 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 […]

People’s United Financial (PBCT) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Headlines about People’s United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. People’s United […]

Jungheinrich Non Vtg Prf (JGHAF) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Jungheinrich Non Vtg Prf (NASDAQ:JGHAF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Jungheinrich is an intralogistics and financial service providers. The company product portfolio includes fork lift trucks, used trucks, rental stackers, automatic industrial trucks, racking and warehouse […]

ValuEngine Downgrades Teck Resources Ltd (TECK) to Buy

Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Teck Resources from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a […]

Investors Buy Shares of Chevron Corporation (CVX) on Weakness After Insider Selling

Investors bought shares of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday after an insider sold shares in the company. $174.09 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $102.62 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $71.47 million into the stock. Of all […]

Traders Buy Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (BUD) on Weakness

Traders bought shares of Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA (NYSE:BUD) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday. $66.52 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $44.91 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $21.61 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA had the […]

Equities Analysts Offer Predictions for Advanced Disposal Services Inc’s Q3 2017 Earnings (ADSW)

Advanced Disposal Services Inc (NASDAQ:ADSW) – Analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings decreased their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for Advanced Disposal Services in a research note issued on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst N. Kaye now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.16 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.18. Oppenheimer […]

Imperial Brands PLC (IMT) Given Neutral Rating at J P Morgan Chase & Co

Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMT)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 3,230 ($42.92) target price on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price target indicates a potential downside of 12.18% from […]

Reviewing Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) & Its Peers

Capitala Finance Corp. (NASDAQ: CPTA) is one of 576 publicly-traded companies in the “Closed End Funds” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Capitala Finance Corp. to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation. Analyst Ratings This […]

Analyzing Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) & Alleghany Corporation (Y)

Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CINF) and Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation. Insider & Institutional Ownership 63.1% of Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares are held by […]

$0.44 Earnings Per Share Expected for Brinker International, Inc. (EAT) This Quarter

Equities analysts predict that Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT) will report $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Brinker International’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.40 and the highest is $0.46. Brinker International posted earnings of $0.49 per share during the same quarter last […]

Avi Z. Naider Sells 5,000 Shares of Loxo Oncology, Inc. (LOXO) Stock

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) Director Avi Z. Naider sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.00, for a total transaction of $450,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 144,118 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Director Sells $333,225.00 in Stock

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Director James J. Truchard sold 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.43, for a total transaction of $333,225.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC […]

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Sells 284,310 Shares of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (DPLO)

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans decreased its stake in shares of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE:DPLO) by 91.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 26,270 shares of the company’s stock after selling 284,310 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans’ holdings in Diplomat Pharmacy were […]

3D Systems Corporation (DDD) Shares Bought by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans grew its holdings in 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) by 9.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 21,780 shares of the 3D printing company’s stock after buying an additional 1,830 shares during the quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans’ holdings […]

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Acquires 510 Shares of Genesco Inc. (GCO)

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its holdings in Genesco Inc. (NYSE:GCO) by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 11,810 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 510 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans owned about […]

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Raises Position in Camden National Corporation (CAC)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) by 5.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,061 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 405 shares during the quarter. PNC Financial […]

Sandy Spring Bank Has $9.89 Million Stake in Danaher Corporation (DHR)

Sandy Spring Bank trimmed its position in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) by 1.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 117,091 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after selling 1,313 shares during the quarter. Danaher Corporation comprises approximately 1.0% of Sandy Spring Bank’s […]

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Has $365,000 Holdings in Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. (ETY)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. (NYSE:ETY) by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 32,416 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 1,000 shares during the quarter. […]

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Has $359,000 Stake in Mednax, Inc (MD)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. cut its holdings in shares of Mednax, Inc (NYSE:MD) by 34.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,934 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,165 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc.’s holdings in […]

Lydall, Inc. (LDL) Holdings Lowered by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) by 1.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,042,563 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 36,994 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about 11.85% of Lydall […]

Deltic Timber Corporation (DEL) Shares Bought by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) by 0.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,384,282 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,955 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned […]

Nationwide Fund Advisors Has $1.40 Million Holdings in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI)

Nationwide Fund Advisors reduced its stake in shares of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 22,176 shares of the company’s stock after selling 339 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors owned approximately 0.11% of Group 1 Automotive […]

BlackRock Inc. Has $101.40 Million Stake in Saul Centers, Inc. (BFS)

BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE:BFS) by 2.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,748,798 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 45,574 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about […]

EZCORP, Inc. (EZPW) Holdings Cut by Nationwide Fund Advisors

Nationwide Fund Advisors cut its holdings in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) by 5.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 185,874 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 11,200 shares during the quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors owned 0.34% of EZCORP worth $1,431,000 […]

Chardan Capital Boosts Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Price Target to $91.00

Nice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) had its price objective raised by Chardan Capital from $84.00 to $91.00 in a research report sent to investors on Monday, Marketbeat.com reports. They currently have a buy rating on the technology company’s stock. NICE has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC set a $80.00 […]

Daimler AG (DAI) Given a €70.00 Price Target by Independent Research GmbH Analysts

Independent Research GmbH set a €70.00 ($82.35) price target on Daimler AG (ETR:DAI) in a research report report published on Monday. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. UBS AG set a €85.00 ($100.00) target price on Daimler AG […]

Compass Point Lowers Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT) to Sell

Compass Point cut shares of Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFT) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Safety Insurance Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Shares of Safety Insurance Group […]