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Reviewing Communications Sales & Leasing,Inc. (UNIT) & CyrusOne (CONE)

Communications Sales & Leasing,Inc. (NASDAQ: UNIT) and CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 68.2% of Communications Sales & Leasing,Inc. shares are held […]

Avianca Holdings (AVH) vs. Its Peers Critical Review

Avianca Holdings (NYSE: AVH) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Airlines” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Avianca Holdings to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Avianca Holdings and […]

Permian Basin Royalty Trust (PBT) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.04

Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE:PBT) announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, September 19th, NASDAQ reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of 0.04 per share by the oil and gas producer on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.56%. […]

AlphaOne Investment Services LLC Has $3.89 Million Position in AZZ Inc. (AZZ)

AlphaOne Investment Services LLC increased its stake in shares of AZZ Inc. (NYSE:AZZ) by 6.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 69,644 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,138 shares during the quarter. AlphaOne […]

Biondo Investment Advisors LLC Has $7.84 Million Holdings in Illumina, Inc. (ILMN)

Biondo Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) by 40.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 45,198 shares of the life sciences company’s stock after acquiring an additional 13,082 shares during the period. Illumina […]

Biondo Investment Advisors LLC Reduces Position in NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI)

Biondo Investment Advisors LLC decreased its stake in NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 18.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 21,025 shares of the semiconductor provider’s stock after selling 4,675 shares during the period. Biondo Investment Advisors […]

Multi-Color Corporation (LABL) Holdings Raised by AlphaOne Investment Services LLC

AlphaOne Investment Services LLC raised its position in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) by 4.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 54,041 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,421 shares during the period. Multi-Color Corporation makes up about 1.2% […]

Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (BSMX)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE: BSMX): 9/19/2017 – Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating. 9/18/2017 – Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico […]

AlphaOne Investment Services LLC Buys 6,237 Shares of Renasant Corporation (RNST)

AlphaOne Investment Services LLC lifted its stake in Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST) by 5.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 126,287 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 6,237 shares during the quarter. Renasant Corporation comprises 1.5% of AlphaOne […]

Stonerise Capital Management LLC Buys New Position in Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM)

Stonerise Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 966,471 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $2,474,000. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group accounts […]

Segment Wealth Management LLC Maintains Holdings in Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR)

Segment Wealth Management LLC maintained its position in shares of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 35,351 shares of the construction company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Segment Wealth Management […]

Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Co. (KYN) Shares Bought by Segment Wealth Management LLC

Segment Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Co. (NYSE:KYN) by 0.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 99,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 120 shares […]

Segment Wealth Management LLC Has $2.94 Million Stake in LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)

Segment Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) by 9.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 34,851 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after buying an additional 2,949 shares during the quarter. Segment Wealth […]

iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (IWD) Shares Bought by Segment Wealth Management LLC

Segment Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (NYSE:IWD) by 3.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 129,065 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 3,883 shares during the quarter. […]

AdvisorShares Trust (HDGE) Position Lowered by Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC reduced its stake in AdvisorShares Trust (NYSEARCA:HDGE) by 32.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 89,250 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 42,900 shares during the quarter. Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC’s […]

United Bankshares (UBSI) & Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (HVB) Financial Review

United Bankshares (NASDAQ: UBSI) and Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (NYSE:HVB) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares United Bankshares and Hudson Valley Holding Corp.’s […]

Gerdau S.A. (GGB) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Gerdau S.A. (NYSE:GGB) 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 $4.25 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would suggest a potential upside of 13.33% from the stock’s previous close. According […]

Cello Group plc (CLL) Receives “Buy” Rating from N+1 Singer

Cello Group plc (LON:CLL)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at N+1 Singer in a report released on Wednesday. They presently have a GBX 131 ($1.77) price objective on the stock. N+1 Singer’s target price indicates a potential downside of 0.76% from the stock’s current price. Separately, FinnCap reiterated a “buy” rating […]

Q1 2019 Earnings Estimate for HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) Issued By SunTrust Banks

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) – Investment analysts at SunTrust Banks issued their Q1 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of HealthSouth Corporation in a report issued on Thursday. SunTrust Banks analyst D. Macdonald expects that the company will post earnings of $0.77 per share for the quarter. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for HealthSouth […]

Stone Energy Corporation (SGY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:SGY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Stone Energy underperformed the industry year to date. Lower oil and gas prices affected the results.  Moreover, the company is facing pressure on top line and […]

INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL) Holdings Lessened by Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC lessened its holdings in shares of INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ:INTL) by 15.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 45,724 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 8,563 shares during the period. Woodmont Investment […]

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC Has $3.44 Million Position in Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC boosted its stake in shares of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) by 2.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 60,338 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,270 shares during the […]

Central Securities Corp Invests $3.73 Million in Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. (KNSL)

Central Securities Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNSL) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 100,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $3,731,000. Central Securities Corp owned 0.48% of Kinsale Capital […]

American International Group Inc. Boosts Position in Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI)

American International Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Reynolds American, Inc. (NYSE:RAI) by 0.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 9,265,966 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,683 shares during the quarter. Reynolds […]

Reviewing Safe Bulkers (SB) & International Seaways (INSW)

Safe Bulkers (NYSE: SB) and International Seaways (NYSE:INSW) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Safe Bulkers and International Seaways’ revenue, earnings per […]

Central Securities Corp Invests $10.09 Million in Hess Corporation (HES)

Central Securities Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 230,000 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $10,090,000. Hess Corporation makes up about 1.8% […]

Contrasting RAIT Financial Trust (RAS) & The Competition

RAIT Financial Trust (NYSE: RAS) is one of 85 public companies in the “Commercial REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare RAIT Financial Trust to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and risk. Profitability This table compares […]

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. Purchases 86,058 Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (SBGI)

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. increased its position in shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) by 17.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 568,157 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 86,058 shares during the quarter. Sinclair […]

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. Acquires 27,707 Shares of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (ACHC)

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) by 9.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 316,003 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 27,707 shares during […]

WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) Holdings Boosted by Penn Capital Management Co. Inc.

Penn Capital Management Co. Inc. boosted its position in WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) by 30.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,359,236 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after buying an additional 318,480 shares during the quarter. […]

Public Sector Pension investment Board Purchases 1,282,000 Shares of Bank Of Montreal (BMO)

Public Sector Pension investment Board boosted its position in Bank Of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) (TSE:BMO) by 13,359.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,291,596 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,282,000 shares during the quarter. Bank Of […]

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP) is Magnolia Group LLC’s 4th Largest Position

Magnolia Group LLC raised its stake in Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,092,456 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 13,378 shares during the quarter. Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. accounts […]

TELUS Corporation (TU) Shares Bought by Public Sector Pension investment Board

Public Sector Pension investment Board boosted its stake in shares of TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) (TSE:T) by 24.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,175,264 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 227,400 shares […]

CGI Group, Inc. (GIB) Shares Bought by Public Sector Pension investment Board

Public Sector Pension investment Board boosted its stake in shares of CGI Group, Inc. (NYSE:GIB) (TSE:GIB.A) by 22.0% 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 522,880 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 94,300 […]

PagnatoKarp Partners LLC Purchases 80 Shares of GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

PagnatoKarp Partners LLC grew its position in shares of GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE:GSK) by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,812 shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 80 shares during the period. PagnatoKarp Partners LLC’s holdings in […]

13,211 Shares in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (VEA) Acquired by PagnatoKarp Partners LLC

PagnatoKarp Partners LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSE:VEA) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 13,211 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $546,000. Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions […]

Financial Survey: Press Ganey Holdings (PGND) and Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (MTBC)

Press Ganey Holdings (NYSE: PGND) and Medical Transcription Billing, Corp. (NASDAQ:MTBC) are both healthcare companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for […]

Southwest Airlines Company (LUV) Stake Decreased by South Texas Money Management Ltd.

South Texas Money Management Ltd. lessened its holdings in shares of Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV) by 2.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 105,165 shares of the airline’s stock after selling 2,702 shares during the period. South […]

Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) Position Raised by Marietta Wealth Management LLC

Marietta Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) by 3.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 41,145 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,293 shares during the quarter. Intercontinental […]

Marietta Wealth Management LLC Buys 1,433 Shares of PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)

Marietta Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) by 13.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 12,310 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,433 […]

Marietta Wealth Management LLC Grows Position in iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (HYG)

Marietta Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (NYSE:HYG) by 15.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 6,294 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 826 shares during the […]

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) Shares Sold by South Texas Money Management Ltd.

South Texas Money Management Ltd. cut its holdings in T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) by 0.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 380,713 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock after selling 1,104 shares during the quarter. South Texas Money Management Ltd.’s holdings […]

Nestle SA (NSRGY) Holdings Reduced by South Texas Money Management Ltd.

South Texas Money Management Ltd. reduced its position in Nestle SA (NASDAQ:NSRGY) by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 378,225 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,767 shares during the quarter. Nestle SA comprises about 1.6% […]

CME Group Inc. (CME) Shares Sold by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp trimmed its position in shares of CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) by 2.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 3,729,057 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 86,272 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp […]

Northern Trust Corp Buys 1,883,432 Shares of Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE)

Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in shares of Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) by 19.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,355,251 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,883,432 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust […]

Northern Trust Corp Increases Position in Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (ZBH)

Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZBH) by 20.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 4,010,274 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 673,079 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately […]

D.A. Davidson & CO. Has $6.83 Million Stake in Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN)

D.A. Davidson & CO. lifted its stake in Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE:JWN) by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 142,877 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,524 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson & CO. owned […]

PagnatoKarp Partners LLC Has $1.53 Million Holdings in Novartis AG (NVS)

PagnatoKarp Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) by 1.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 18,320 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 203 shares during the quarter. PagnatoKarp Partners LLC’s holdings in Novartis AG […]

Contrasting Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) & Its Competitors

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY) is one of 114 public companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Bottomline Technologies to related companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership. Institutional and Insider Ownership 89.7% of Bottomline Technologies shares […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Shares Bought by D.A. Davidson & CO.

D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its stake in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 31,746 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 757 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson & CO. owned approximately […]