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Jefferies Group Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)

Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) – Analysts at Jefferies Group dropped their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for Oasis Petroleum in a report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Hsu now anticipates that the energy producer will earn $0.01 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.03. Jefferies Group currently has a […]

Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Given a $18.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts

Laureate Education Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) received a $18.00 target price from analysts at Morgan Stanley in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s target price suggests a potential upside of 69.17% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts also recently […]

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Sells 40,115 Shares of AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board cut its position in shares of AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (NYSE:ABC) by 27.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 104,683 shares of the company’s stock after selling 40,115 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s […]

Wildhorse Resource Development Corporation (WRD) Given a $21.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets set a $21.00 target price on Wildhorse Resource Development Corporation (NYSE:WRD) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the oil and natural gas company’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on WRD. Scotiabank set a $19.00 […]

American Century Companies Inc. Takes $15.88 Million Position in DCT Industrial Trust Inc (DCT)

American Century Companies Inc. acquired a new stake in DCT Industrial Trust Inc (NYSE:DCT) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 274,130 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $15,878,000. American Century Companies Inc. owned about […]

Keybank National Association OH Invests $405,000 in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SSNC)

Keybank National Association OH acquired a new stake in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 10,092 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $405,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds […]

Chicago Equity Partners LLC Decreases Stake in J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF)

Chicago Equity Partners LLC lowered its position in shares of J & J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ:JJSF) by 62.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,085 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,135 shares during the quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC’s holdings in […]

Contrasting Enzymotec (ENZY) & Verenium Corp (VRNM)

Enzymotec (NASDAQ: ENZY) and Verenium Corp (NASDAQ:VRNM) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends. Profitability This table compares Enzymotec and Verenium Corp’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Has $21 Million Position in Old National Bancorp (ONB)

Prudential Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) by 22.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 1,147,606 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 213,580 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.85% of Old National Bancorp worth […]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Acquires 60,200 Shares of CSRA Inc. (CSRA)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lifted its holdings in shares of CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) by 349.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 77,410 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 60,200 shares during the period. […]

Teradyne, Inc. (TER) Director Sells $873,400.00 in Stock

Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) Director Michael A. Bradley sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.67, for a total value of $873,400.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 133,504 shares in the company, valued at $5,830,119.68. The transaction […]

Investors Buy Shares of Dynegy Inc. (DYN) on Weakness

Investors bought shares of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) on weakness during trading hours on Thursday. $10.50 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $4.79 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $5.71 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Dynegy had the 27th highest net […]

Renren Inc. (RENN) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of Renren Inc. (NYSE:RENN) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Renren from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Renren (NYSE RENN) opened at $9.78 on Tuesday. Renren has […]

Traders Sell Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG) on Strength (PG)

Traders sold shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) on strength during trading on Thursday. $103.27 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $142.66 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $39.39 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Procter & Gamble […]

Transocean Ltd. (RIG) Bond Prices Fall 2.2%

An issue of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) debt fell 2.2% as a percentage of its face value during trading on Thursday. The debt issue has a 6.8% coupon and is set to mature on March 15, 2038. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $78.03 and were trading at $82.25 last week. Price changes […]

Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has $22.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. According to Zacks, “OLYMPIC STEEL INC. is a specialized steel service center that processes and distributes […]

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Reiterates “$51.00” Price Target for Urogen Pharma (URGN)

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $51.00 price target on Urogen Pharma (NASDAQ:URGN) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Urogen Pharma’s Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.67) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($2.05) EPS, FY2018 earnings at […]

QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP) Given a $11.00 Price Target by BMO Capital Markets Analysts

BMO Capital Markets set a $11.00 price objective on QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the pipeline company’s stock. QEP has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of QEP Resources […]

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.01

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a dividend of 0.01 per share by the shipping company on Thursday, December 28th. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.18%. The […]

Rocky Brands, Inc. (RCKY) to Issue $0.11 Quarterly Dividend

Rocky Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCKY) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 27th will be paid a dividend of 0.11 per share by the textile maker on Monday, December 11th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date […]

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) Shares Sold by Victory Capital Management Inc.

Victory Capital Management Inc. decreased its position in shares of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) by 10.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 60,901 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 7,334 shares during the period. […]

Investors Buy Shares of Dynegy Inc. (DYN) on Weakness

Investors bought shares of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) on weakness during trading hours on Thursday. $10.50 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $4.79 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $5.71 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Dynegy had the 27th highest net […]

Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $1.69 Billion

Wall Street brokerages expect that Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) will post sales of $1.69 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Six analysts have issued estimates for Builders FirstSource’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.66 billion to $1.70 billion. Builders FirstSource posted sales of $1.55 billion in the same quarter last […]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Acquires 78,100 Shares of The Michaels Companies, Inc. (MIK)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosted its holdings in shares of The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK) by 386.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 98,300 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 78,100 shares […]

Access National Corporation (ANCX) Now Covered by Stephens

Stephens began coverage on shares of Access National Corporation (NASDAQ:ANCX) in a research note issued on Thursday. The brokerage set an “overweight” rating and a $31.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Stephens’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 9.00% from the stock’s current price. Several other equities research analysts have also […]

Stevens Capital Management LP Acquires 19,646 Shares of Capstead Mortgage Corporation (CMO)

Stevens Capital Management LP increased its holdings in Capstead Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:CMO) by 62.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 51,156 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 19,646 shares during the quarter. Stevens Capital Management […]

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.15, RTT News reports. Hibbett Sports had a return on equity of 13.38% and a net margin of 4.68%. The company had revenue of $237.80 million for the quarter, […]

Raytheon Company (RTN) Position Lowered by Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC

Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC cut its holdings in shares of Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) by 5.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 234,163 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 12,439 shares during the period. Raytheon makes up […]

Chicago Equity Partners LLC Has $497,000 Stake in AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC)

Chicago Equity Partners LLC lessened its position in AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (NYSE:ABC) by 22.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,010 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,725 shares during the quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC’s holdings in AmerisourceBergen […]

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Decreases Position in L Brands, Inc. (LB)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department lowered its position in shares of L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) by 56.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 67,900 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 88,002 shares during the quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury […]

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Has $9.01 Million Position in Aramark (ARMK)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its position in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) by 4.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 221,733 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,868 shares during the quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned about 0.09% […]

Princess Private Equity Holding Ltd-Ord (PEY) to Issue Dividend of €0.28 on December 22nd

Princess Private Equity Holding Ltd-Ord (LON:PEY) announced a dividend on Friday, November 10th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 23rd will be given a dividend of €0.28 ($0.33) per share on Friday, December 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 23rd. The official announcement can be […]

Investors Buy Aflac Incorporated (AFL) on Weakness

Investors purchased shares of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $29.17 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $14.60 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $14.57 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Aflac had the 13th highest net in-flow […]

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX) Director Sells $735,150.00 in Stock

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) Director John Steinhardt sold 4,225 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $174.00, for a total transaction of $735,150.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. […]

AZZ (AZZ) & Atkore International Group (ATKR) Financial Survey

AZZ (NYSE: AZZ) and Atkore International Group (NYSE:ATKR) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk. Profitability This table compares AZZ and Atkore International Group’s net margins, return on […]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Raises Position in Spirit Airlines, Inc. (SAVE)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its holdings in Spirit Airlines, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAVE) by 39.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 80,100 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 22,500 shares during the quarter. […]

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Acquires 2,466 Shares of Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (FIX)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX) by 6.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 40,027 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 2,466 shares […]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Trims Holdings in Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lowered its position in Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) by 40.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 27,400 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 18,900 shares during the quarter. Canada Pension […]

Victory Capital Management Inc. Trims Stake in Navistar International Corporation (NAV)

Victory Capital Management Inc. cut its stake in shares of Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV) by 22.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 60,757 shares of the company’s stock after selling 17,930 shares during the quarter. Victory Capital […]

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc. (LIND) Upgraded by TheStreet to “B”

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LIND) was upgraded by stock analysts at TheStreet from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. BidaskClub raised Lindblad Expeditions Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in […]

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $1.30 Million Position in ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lifted its stake in shares of ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) by 14.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 54,031 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,850 shares […]

Esterline Technologies Corporation (ESL) Holdings Cut by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System cut its position in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) by 23.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 13,753 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 4,194 shares during the quarter. State […]

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) PT Set at $17.00 by BMO Capital Markets

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) received a $17.00 price objective from stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price would suggest a potential downside of 0.58% from the company’s previous close. Several […]

Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) PT Set at $49.00 by J P Morgan Chase & Co

Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) has been assigned a $49.00 price objective by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price target indicates a potential upside of 7.20% from the company’s previous […]

Square, Inc. (SQ) PT Raised to $48.00 at Nomura

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) had its price target hoisted by equities research analysts at Nomura from $45.00 to $48.00 in a research report issued on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. Nomura’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 8.65% from the stock’s current price. SQ has been the […]

Brady Corporation (BRC) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.85-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.93. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Bank of America Corporation raised their price target on shares […]

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Announces Earnings Results

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The manufacturing equipment provider reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.02, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Applied Materials had a return on equity of 40.74% and a net margin of 22.08%. The firm had revenue of $3.97 […]

Manchester United Ltd. (MANU) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS

Manchester United Ltd. (NYSE:MANU) announced its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.06, reports. Manchester United had a net margin of 6.74% and a return on equity of 7.50%. The firm had revenue of $141.00 million for the quarter, compared […]

First Trust Advisors LP Trims Holdings in Ameris Bancorp (ABCB)

First Trust Advisors LP lowered its position in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) by 10.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 87,826 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 10,485 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP owned 0.24% of Ameris Bancorp […]

Vanguard FTSE All-Wld ex-US ETF (VEU) Shares Bought by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in Vanguard FTSE All-Wld ex-US ETF (NYSEARCA:VEU) by 33.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 359,820 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 90,040 shares during the quarter. Raymond […]