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Groupon (GRPN) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.14

Media headlines about Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to […]

Critical Review: Anchor Bancorp (ANCB) and Its Peers

Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ: ANCB) is one of 206 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Anchor Bancorp to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent […]

Financial Comparison: Aviat Networks (AVNW) vs. Silicom (SILC)

Silicom (NASDAQ: SILC) and Aviat Networks (NASDAQ:AVNW) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation. Profitability This table compares Silicom and Aviat Networks’ net margins, return on equity […]

FedEx Corporation’s (FDX) Buy Rating Reiterated at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated their buy rating on shares of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) in a research note released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a $229.00 target price on the shipping service provider’s stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for FedEx Corporation’s Q2 2018 earnings at $2.65 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $2.73 EPS, […]

Open Text Corporation (OTEX) vs. SolarWinds (SWI) Head to Head Survey

Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX) and SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 66.3% of Open Text Corporation shares are held […]

BankUnited, Inc. (BKU) Position Lessened by Teachers Advisors LLC

Teachers Advisors LLC reduced its position in shares of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) by 3.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 679,354 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 22,588 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC owned […]

MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR) Position Lifted by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ:MSTR) by 2.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 169,372 shares of the software maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,840 shares during the quarter. TIAA CREF Investment […]

Dover Corporation (DOV) Price Target Raised to $97.00

Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) had its price target raised by Morgan Stanley from $95.00 to $97.00 in a research note published on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the industrial products company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on DOV. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a hold rating […]

eHi Car Services Limited (EHIC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE:EHIC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “eHi Car Services Limited provides car rentals and car services in the People’s Republic of China. The Company offers self-drive car rental services, car services […]

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL) Stake Lowered by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC decreased its stake in shares of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) by 8.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 336,140 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 31,571 shares during the quarter. TIAA […]

Teachers Advisors LLC Has $23.48 Million Holdings in CoreSite Realty Corporation (COR)

Teachers Advisors LLC lessened its holdings in CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) by 31.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 226,830 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 102,678 shares during the quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC owned 0.66% of […]

Aercap Holdings N.V. (AER) Holdings Trimmed by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lessened its position in shares of Aercap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) by 5.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 654,220 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 36,217 shares during the quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned approximately […]

SunTrust Banks Weighs in on AAR Corp.’s Q2 2018 Earnings (AIR)

AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR) – Equities researchers at SunTrust Banks raised their Q2 2018 earnings estimates for shares of AAR Corp. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Ciarmoli now anticipates that the aerospace company will earn $0.38 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast […]

Insider Selling: FibroGen, Inc (FGEN) Director Sells $186,600.00 in Stock

FibroGen, Inc (NASDAQ:FGEN) Director Kalevi Kurkijarvi sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.65, for a total transaction of $186,600.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 30,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,399,500. The […]

GSA Capital Partners LLP Increases Stake in Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN)

GSA Capital Partners LLP grew its position in shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) by 39.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 387,258 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 109,558 shares during the quarter. […]

GSA Capital Partners LLP Buys Shares of 29,899 Ingevity Corp (NGVT)

GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in Ingevity Corp (NASDAQ:NGVT) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 29,899 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,716,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP owned approximately 0.07% of Ingevity Corp at the end of the […]

GSA Capital Partners LLP Has $1.68 Million Position in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG)

GSA Capital Partners LLP lowered its stake in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) by 2.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 34,531 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 925 shares during the quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP owned […]

Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) Position Trimmed by Teachers Advisors LLC

Teachers Advisors LLC trimmed its position in shares of Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) by 2.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 848,018 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock after selling 19,146 shares during the […]

11,230 Shares in Credit Suisse Group (CS) Purchased by Fiera Capital Corp

Fiera Capital Corp bought a new position in shares of Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 11,230 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $164,000. Several other large investors have also […]

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) Shares Bought by Teachers Advisors LLC

Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,066,323 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 9,479 shares during […]

Raymond James Trust N.A. Acquires New Stake in Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (DO)

Raymond James Trust N.A. acquired a new position in Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 10,859 shares of the offshore drilling services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $118,000. Other institutional investors have also […]

BlackRock Ltd. Duration Income Trust (BLW) Position Reduced by Fiera Capital Corp

Fiera Capital Corp trimmed its holdings in shares of BlackRock Ltd. Duration Income Trust (NYSE:BLW) by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 13,406 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 180 shares during the quarter. […]

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) Stake Decreased by Raymond James Trust N.A.

Raymond James Trust N.A. trimmed its stake in shares of Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) by 20.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 10,650 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 2,656 shares during the quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A.’s holdings […]

Sonic Corp. (SONC) Position Decreased by Stephens Inc. AR

Stephens Inc. AR cut its holdings in shares of Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) by 61.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,421 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 15,223 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings in Sonic Corp. […]

Nike, Inc. (NKE) Downgraded to Neutral at UBS AG

UBS AG downgraded shares of Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) from a positive rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning, The Fly reports. A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on NKE. Canaccord Genuity set a $51.00 target price on shares of Nike and gave the company a […]

Stephens Inc. AR Has $278,000 Holdings in Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR)

Stephens Inc. AR boosted its position in shares of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) by 41.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,435 shares of the construction company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,455 shares during the period. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings […]

Nine Ten Partners Lp Sells 40,000 Shares of TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT) Stock

TechTarget, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTGT) major shareholder Nine Ten Partners Lp sold 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.51, for a total value of $460,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, […]

Jefferies Group LLC Increases Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU) Price Target to $14.00

Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) had its price objective raised by Jefferies Group LLC from $11.00 to $14.00 in a research note released on Tuesday. They currently have a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Immunomedics’ Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.11) EPS, FY2019 earnings at ($0.77) EPS, FY2020 earnings at […]

Stephens Inc. AR Has $261,000 Holdings in Potbelly Corporation (PBPB)

Stephens Inc. AR raised its stake in Potbelly Corporation (NASDAQ:PBPB) by 32.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 22,700 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,500 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. AR owned approximately […]

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. collects, processes and recycles metals by operating one of the largest metals recycling businesses in the United States. They also manufacture finished […]

1st Source Corporation (SRCE) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of 1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ:SRCE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has $53.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “1ST SOURCE CORP.is a bank holding company engaged in general banking business. The bank […]

Head-To-Head Survey: South Jersey Industries (SJI) versus UGI Corporation (UGI)

South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI) and UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) are both mid-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and earnings. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings for South Jersey Industries […]

Financial Analysis: Kronos Worldwide (KRO) & Its Rivals

Kronos Worldwide (NYSE: KRO) is one of 52 publicly-traded companies in the “Specialty Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Kronos Worldwide to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings. Dividends Kronos Worldwide pays an annual dividend of […]

Safestyle UK PLC (SFE) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results

Safestyle UK PLC (LON:SFE) posted its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported GBX 8.30 ($0.11) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Safestyle UK PLC had a return on equity of 43.38% and a net margin of 9.98%. The firm had revenue of GBX 824.80 billion for the quarter. Shares of […]

The Finish Line, Inc. (FINL) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance

The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ:FINL) issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Friday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ($0.32-0.40) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.36). The Finish Line also updated its FY18 guidance to 0.50-0.60 EPS. The Finish Line, Inc. (FINL) […]

Cameco Corporation (CCJ) To Go Ex-Dividend on September 28th

Cameco Corporation (NYSE:CCJ) (TSE:CCO) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 28th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.0799 per share by the basic materials company on Friday, October 13th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of […]

IG Group Holdings plc (IGG) to Issue Dividend of GBX 22.88 on October 27th

IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) announced a dividend on Tuesday, July 18th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 22.88 ($0.31) per share on Friday, October 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. This is a positive change […]

Stephens Inc. AR Buys 60 Shares of Markel Corporation (MKL)

Stephens Inc. AR increased its stake in shares of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) by 24.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 301 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 60 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. […]

Soros Fund Management Llc Acquires 15,489 Shares of Exa Corporation (EXA) Stock

Exa Corporation (NASDAQ:EXA) major shareholder Soros Fund Management Llc acquired 15,489 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 21st. The shares were bought at an average price of $15.99 per share, for a total transaction of $247,669.11. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be […]

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) To Go Ex-Dividend on September 28th

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 24th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of 0.04 per share by the oil and gas development company on Thursday, October 12th. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield […]

InfraREIT, Inc. (HIFR) To Go Ex-Dividend on September 28th

InfraREIT, Inc. (NYSE:HIFR) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 1st, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.50%. The ex-dividend […]

American Capital (ACAS) versus Its Rivals Critical Comparison

American Capital (NASDAQ: ACAS) is one of 53 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment Management & Fund Operators” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare American Capital to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations. Earnings and Valuation This table […]

Analyzing ConAgra Foods (CAG) and Campbell Soup (CPB)

ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG) and Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Insider & Institutional Ownership 78.4% of ConAgra Foods shares are owned by institutional […]

Reviewing Headwaters (HW) & The Competition

Headwaters (NYSE: HW) is one of 25 public companies in the “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Headwaters to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations. Institutional and Insider Ownership 86.8% of Headwaters shares […]

Impax Laboratories (IPXL) vs. Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (AQXP) Head-To-Head Review

Impax Laboratories (NASDAQ: IPXL) and Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AQXP) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk and dividends. Risk and Volatility Impax Laboratories has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock […]

UFP Technologies, Inc. (UFPT) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday. The brokerage currently has a $31.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 8.77% […]

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC Sells 33,569 Shares of Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK)

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC lowered its stake in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) by 23.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 106,679 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 33,569 shares during the quarter. Mutual of America […]

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC Sells 131 Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC reduced its holdings in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) by 0.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 62,651 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 131 shares during the […]

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC Has $4.80 Million Position in Belmond Ltd. (BEL)

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of Belmond Ltd. (NYSE:BEL) by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 360,970 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,902 shares during the quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management […]

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC Has $4.64 Million Holdings in Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL)

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its position in Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE:JLL) by 3.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 37,111 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,151 shares during the quarter. Mutual of […]