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Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Purchases 2,752 Shares of Perceptron, Inc. (PRCP)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) by 21.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 15,505 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,752 shares during […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Shares Bought by Tudor Investment Corp ET AL

Tudor Investment Corp ET AL grew its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) by 79.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 68,703 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 30,369 shares during the period. Tudor Investment Corp […]

QCM Cayman Ltd. Cuts Position in ConocoPhillips (COP)

QCM Cayman Ltd. trimmed its position in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) by 80.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,467 shares of the energy producer’s stock after selling 23,091 shares during the period. QCM Cayman Ltd.’s holdings in ConocoPhillips were […]

Imperial Capital Brokers Lower Earnings Estimates for Centennial Res (CDEV)

Centennial Res (NASDAQ:CDEV) – Research analysts at Imperial Capital decreased their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Centennial Res in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Imperial Capital analyst I. Haas now anticipates that the oil and natural gas company will post earnings of $0.28 per share for the year, down […]

Voya Investment Management LLC Raises Holdings in QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST)

Voya Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) by 21.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 29,642 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,278 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC owned 0.07% […]

Financial Comparison: Genworth Financial (GNW) vs. The Competition

Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) is one of 21 public companies in the “Multiline Insurance & Brokers” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Genworth Financial to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations. Valuation & Earnings This table compares […]

Comparing PGT (PGTI) & Patrick Industries (PATK)

PGT (NYSE: PGTI) and Patrick Industries (NASDAQ:PATK) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 94.4% of PGT shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.9% […]

National Commerce Corporation (NCOM) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $31.50 Million

Analysts expect that National Commerce Corporation (NASDAQ:NCOM) will announce $31.50 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for National Commerce Corporation’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $32.01 million and the lowest is $31.00 million. National Commerce Corporation reported sales of $20.46 million in the same […]

Sanford C. Bernstein Reiterates “Market Perform” Rating for Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a research report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $87.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $78.00. Sanford C. Bernstein’s price target points to a potential downside of […]

The Rubicon Project, Inc. (RUBI) Reaches New 52-Week Low at $1.80

The Rubicon Project, Inc. (NYSE:RUBI)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $1.80 and last traded at $1.82, with a volume of 311300 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $1.84. RUBI has been the topic of a number of research reports. […]

T-Mobile Us Inc (PCS) PT Set at $74.00 by J P Morgan Chase & Co

T-Mobile Us Inc (NYSE:PCS) received a $74.00 price target from J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the technology company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on PCS. Societe Generale set a $71.00 target price on […]

Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) Coverage Initiated at Needham & Company LLC

Analysts at Needham & Company LLC began coverage on shares of Nutanix Inc. (NASDAQ:NTNX) in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $45.00 price target on the technology company’s stock. Needham & Company LLC’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 35.62% from the stock’s current price. Several […]

QAD Inc. (QADA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity

QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by research analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $44.00 price target on the software maker’s stock, up from their previous price target of $36.00. Canaccord Genuity’s target price points to a potential upside of 15.49% […]

Caroline M. Chambers Sells 10,000 Shares of Graco Inc. (GGG) Stock

Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) VP Caroline M. Chambers sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $131.56, for a total transaction of $1,315,600.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 15,191 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,998,527.96. The […]

CVR Partners, (UAN) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

News coverage about CVR Partners, (NYSE:UAN) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to […]

Pcsb Financial (PCSB) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

News stories about Pcsb Financial (NASDAQ:PCSB) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the […]

Limoneira (LMNR) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.08

Press coverage about Limoneira (NASDAQ:LMNR) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 […]

Exa Corporation (EXA) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

Headlines about Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

News stories about Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (OSBC) Shares Bought by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) by 34.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 49,698 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 12,740 shares during the […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Has $393,000 Stake in Key Technology, Inc. (KTEC)

California Public Employees Retirement System held its position in shares of Key Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTEC) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 28,567 shares of the industrial products company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Acquires 1,611 Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) by 5.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 28,761 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 1,611 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors […]

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Shares Bought by W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co

W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co lifted its stake in shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 1.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 61,020 shares of the wireless technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 965 shares during […]

Sinovac Biotech, Ltd. (SVA) Position Maintained by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System maintained its position in Sinovac Biotech, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 62,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System […]

Minerva Neurosciences, Inc (NERV) Shares Bought by Vanguard Group Inc.

Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Minerva Neurosciences, Inc (NASDAQ:NERV) by 14.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,074,239 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 134,942 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about […]

Limoneira Co (LMNR) Shares Sold by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp decreased its stake in shares of Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR) by 0.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 135,245 shares of the company’s stock after selling 918 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned […]

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (HILS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by N+1 Singer

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by stock analysts at N+1 Singer in a research note issued on Wednesday. They presently have a GBX 1,435 ($18.87) price target on the stock. N+1 Singer’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 8.88% from the company’s current price. A number of […]

Loop Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Gamestop Corporation (GME)

Gamestop Corporation (NYSE:GME)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Loop Capital in a research report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $28.00 price target on the stock. Loop Capital’s price target suggests a potential upside of 61.20% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other analysts have also recently […]

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (HALO) Rating Lowered to Hold at Barclays PLC

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO) was downgraded by Barclays PLC from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $19.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $16.00. Barclays PLC’s price target indicates a potential […]

Trustmark National Bank Trust Department Invests $2.08 Million in Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Trustmark National Bank Trust Department purchased a new stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 35,618 shares of the coffee company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,077,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors […]

Northern Trust Corp Raises Stake in Internap Corporation (INAP)

Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP) by 488.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 913,121 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 757,898 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned about 1.42% […]

Willis Lease Finance Corporation (WLFC) Shares Sold by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC decreased its holdings in Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:WLFC) by 11.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 10,525 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 1,384 shares during the quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned […]

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Shares Bought by Asset Management Advisors LLC

Asset Management Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) by 0.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 179,075 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 450 shares during the quarter. Bank of America […]

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Boosts Holdings in Salem Media Group, Inc. (SALM)

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SALM) by 35.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 29,558 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,701 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned […]

Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT) Shares Bought by New York State Common Retirement Fund

New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its stake in shares of Veracyte, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCYT) by 104.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 25,200 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 12,899 shares during the quarter. New […]

Comparing Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (DSKE) & Its Competitors

Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: DSKE) is one of 15 public companies in the “Freight Trucking” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation. Profitability This […]

Critical Review: Core-Mark Holding (CORE) versus BEST, Inc. Sponsored ADR (BSTI)

Core-Mark Holding (NASDAQ: CORE) and BEST, Inc. Sponsored ADR (NYSE:BSTI) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 99.4% of Core-Mark Holding shares are owned by […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers AutoZone, Inc. (AZO) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Over the past one year, AutoZone has underperformed the industry it belongs to. Over the past 30 days, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for current quarter […]

Allot Communications Ltd. (ALLT) Reaches New 12-Month High at $5.68

Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALLT)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $5.68 and last traded at $5.65, with a volume of 168300 shares. The stock had previously closed at $5.38. A number of equities analysts recently commented on ALLT shares. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed […]

Apache Corporation (APA) Price Target Increased to $30.00 by Analysts at Barclays PLC

Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) had its price target hoisted by Barclays PLC from $26.00 to $30.00 in a report published on Monday morning. The firm currently has an underweight rating on the energy company’s stock. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on APA. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on shares of Apache […]

Diana Containerships Inc. (DCIX) Stock Price Down 10.5%

Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX) dropped 10.5% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $8.26 and last traded at $8.99. Approximately 1,765,300 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 369% from the average daily volume of 376,716 shares. The stock had previously closed at $10.04. A hedge fund recently […]

Barclays PLC Raises Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Price Target to $71.00

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) had its price objective increased by Barclays PLC from $67.00 to $71.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage currently has an overweight rating on the medical research company’s stock. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on A. BidaskClub downgraded Agilent Technologies from a […]

Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates for Esure Group PLC (ESUR)

Esure Group PLC (LON: ESUR) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 11/23/2017 – Esure Group PLC had its price target raised by analysts at HSBC Holdings PLC from GBX 320 ($4.21) to GBX 325 ($4.27). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 11/16/2017 – Esure Group PLC […]

Insider Selling: Frank’s International N.V. (FI) Major Shareholder Sells $1,751,803.42 in Stock

Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) major shareholder William Bradford Mosing sold 271,177 shares of Frank’s International N.V. stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.46, for a total value of $1,751,803.42. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,588,640 shares of the company’s stock, valued at […]

Insider Selling: Coupa Software (COUP) CEO Sells $2,146,488.75 in Stock

Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) CEO Robert Bernshteyn sold 63,225 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.95, for a total value of $2,146,488.75. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 162,092 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Head-To-Head Review: BG Medicine (BGMD) and Signal Genetics (MGEN)

BG Medicine (OTCMKTS: BGMD) and Signal Genetics (NASDAQ:MGEN) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares BG Medicine and Signal Genetics’ top-line revenue, earnings […]

Analysts Anticipate National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $347.38 Million

Wall Street analysts predict that National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) will post sales of $347.38 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for National Instruments Corporation’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $349.58 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $344.55 million. National […]

Comparing Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain Co (CCSC) and Yum! Brands (YUM)

Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain Co (NYSE: CCSC) and Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) are both quick service restaurants companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings […]

Ventas, Inc. (VTR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Ventas has a diversified portfolio and rising healthcare spending as well as aging population offer scope for long-term growth. Further, the sale of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) is likely […]

AbbVie’s (ABBV) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets reiterated their hold rating on shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) in a report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $84.00 price target on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Societe Generale boosted their price target on shares of AbbVie in a report on Tuesday. […]