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Uniqure (QURE) – Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Uniqure (NASDAQ: QURE) in the last few weeks: 12/7/2017 – Uniqure was given a new $28.00 price target on by analysts at HC Wainwright. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 12/1/2017 – Uniqure was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from […]

Kingfisher (KGF) Shares Down 0%

Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF) fell 0% on Monday . The stock traded as low as GBX 333.20 ($4.48) and last traded at GBX 333.70 ($4.49). 5,822,006 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 48% from the average session volume of 11,250,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 333.70 ($4.49). Several equities research analysts […]

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Pharmacyclics (PCYC) Share Price

Media stories about Pharmacyclics (NASDAQ:PCYC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one […]

Contrasting QuinStreet (QNST) and Valassis Communications (VCI)

QuinStreet (NASDAQ: QNST) and Valassis Communications (NYSE:VCI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability. Earnings and Valuation This table compares QuinStreet and Valassis Communications’ revenue, earnings per share […]

Waste Connections (WCN) vs. Its Peers Head-To-Head Review

Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Waste Connections to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Risk and Volatility Waste […]

Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for Blueprint Medicines (BPMC)

Blueprint Medicines (NASDAQ: BPMC) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 12/11/2017 – Blueprint Medicines had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from $82.00 to $99.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 12/11/2017 – Blueprint Medicines had its price target raised by […]

Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. is a global coatings company engaged in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of coatings systems. The company offers waterborne and solvent borne coatings; […]

Critical Analysis: Conduent (CNDT) and BroadSoft (BSFT)

Conduent (NYSE: CNDT) and BroadSoft (NASDAQ:BSFT) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation. Institutional & Insider Ownership 88.7% of Conduent shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Conduent […]

Head to Head Analysis: STR (STRI) versus Xperi (XPER)

STR (OTCMKTS: STRI) and Xperi (NASDAQ:XPER) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation. Valuation and Earnings This table compares STR and Xperi’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and […]

Spark Therapeutics Inc (ONCE) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Spark Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ONCE) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-two brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and eighteen have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average […]

Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the sixteen research firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages […]

Pine Cliff Energy (PNE) Hits New 52-Week Low at $0.47

Shares of Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. (TSE:PNE) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as C$0.47 and last traded at C$0.50, with a volume of 42655 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$0.49. PNE has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Clarus Securities […]

Ultra Lithium Inc (ULI) Insider Afzaal Ahmed Pirzada Sells 54,000 Shares

Ultra Lithium Inc (CVE:ULI) insider Afzaal Ahmed Pirzada sold 54,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$0.40, for a total value of C$21,600.00. Ultra Lithium Inc (CVE ULI) traded down C$0.05 during trading hours on Monday, reaching C$0.40. The company […]

Matomy Media Group (MTMY) Sets New 52-Week Low at $73.60

Matomy Media Group Ltd (LON:MTMY) shares hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as GBX 73.60 ($0.99) and last traded at GBX 73.60 ($0.99), with a volume of 12650 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at GBX 76.75 ($1.03). COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: “[[title]]” was […]

Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Given a $135.00 Price Target at Cowen

Cowen set a $135.00 price objective on Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) in a research report report published on Sunday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the medical research company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reissued a buy rating and set a […]

Nexa Resources (NEXA) and Its Rivals Financial Review

Nexa Resources (NYSE: NEXA) is one of 86 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Nexa Resources to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability. Profitability This table compares Nexa Resources and its […]

Wedbush Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC)

American Outdoor Brands Corp (NASDAQ:AOBC) – Research analysts at Wedbush reduced their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for American Outdoor Brands in a report released on Friday. Wedbush analyst J. Hardiman now anticipates that the company will earn $1.38 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $1.56. Wedbush has a “Buy” […]

Planar Systems (PLNR) and LG Display (LPL) Financial Comparison

Planar Systems (NASDAQ: PLNR) and LG Display (NYSE:LPL) are both display screens companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 4.1% of LG Display shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Cummins (CMI) Given a $175.00 Price Target at Piper Jaffray Companies

Cummins (NYSE:CMI) has been assigned a $175.00 price objective by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research note issued on Sunday. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ price objective would indicate a potential upside of 2.54% from the stock’s previous close. Several other brokerages have also […]

2,997 Shares in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Purchased by Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC

Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC purchased a new stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 2,997 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $753,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds […]

Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) Holdings Boosted by Krilogy Financial LLC

Krilogy Financial LLC grew its position in Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLK) by 4.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 106,264 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,236 shares during […]

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Raises Stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO)

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 11.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 427,983 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 45,334 shares during the period. […]

iShares S&P Natnl AMT – Free Munpl Bd Fd (MUB) Stake Raised by Tortoise Investment Management LLC

Tortoise Investment Management LLC grew its position in iShares S&P Natnl AMT – Free Munpl Bd Fd (NYSEARCA:MUB) by 75.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,543 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,399 […]

Dimension Capital Management LLC Has $1.14 Million Holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)

Dimension Capital Management LLC decreased its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 13.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 19,511 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 3,096 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF accounts […]

9,632 Shares in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) Purchased by Valeo Financial Advisors LLC

Valeo Financial Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 9,632 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,248,000. Several other large investors have […]

Narus Financial Partners LLC Has $1.31 Million Position in Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (VEA)

Narus Financial Partners LLC increased its stake in Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VEA) by 4.9% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 30,161 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,396 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Developed […]

Virtu Financial LLC Sells 226,847 Shares of VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (RSX)

Virtu Financial LLC lowered its stake in VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (NYSEARCA:RSX) by 77.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 67,620 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 226,847 shares during the quarter. Virtu Financial LLC owned 0.07% of VanEck Vectors Russia […]

Krilogy Financial LLC Boosts Stake in Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLV)

Krilogy Financial LLC grew its stake in shares of Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLV) by 2.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 39,086 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 1,062 shares during the […]

Greytown Advisors Inc. Reduces Stake in Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ)

Greytown Advisors Inc. lessened its position in Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 4.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 19,017 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 822 shares during the period. Vanguard REIT ETF makes up 0.9% of Greytown Advisors […]

Workspace Group (WKP) Hits New 1-Year High at $972.00

Workspace Group plc (LON:WKP) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as GBX 972 ($13.08) and last traded at GBX 931.50 ($12.54), with a volume of 214013 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 931.50 ($12.54). Several research firms have recently issued reports on WKP. […]

National Vision (EYE) Sets New 1-Year High at $34.56

Shares of National Vision Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:EYE) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $34.56 and last traded at $33.18, with a volume of 220900 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $32.90. EYE has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. […]

Marathon Asset Management LLP Lowers Stake in United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Marathon Asset Management LLP cut its position in shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 1.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 229,942 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 4,196 shares during the period. Marathon Asset […]

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Has $1.07 Million Holdings in Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB)

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. lessened its position in shares of Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLB) by 59.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,921 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 28,089 shares during the period. First […]

Hall Laurie J Trustee Has $963,000 Holdings in U.S. Bancorp (USB)

Hall Laurie J Trustee continued to hold its position in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 18,550 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Hall Laurie […]

Janney Capital Management LLC Buys 43,764 Shares of Total SA (TOT)

Janney Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Total SA (NYSE:TOT) by 11.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 415,333 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 43,764 shares during the quarter. […]

Teradata Corporation (TDC) Shares Sold by Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. lessened its holdings in Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) by 1.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 77,308 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 1,433 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. owned approximately 0.06% of […]

Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. Invests $256,000 in Teck Resources Ltd (TECK) Stock

Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. purchased a new position in Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 12,146 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $256,000. A number of other institutional investors […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Has $5.89 Million Holdings in Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) by 6.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,718,351 shares of the shipping company’s stock after purchasing an additional 108,494 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. […]

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA) Position Lifted by American International Group Inc.

American International Group Inc. lifted its stake in U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) by 7.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 64,643 shares of the mining company’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,582 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. owned 0.08% […]

Kalos Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Wyndham Worldwide Co. (WYN)

Kalos Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Co. (NYSE:WYN) by 3.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 30,358 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 969 shares during the period. Wyndham Worldwide comprises […]

Point72 Asset Management L.P. Raises Position in Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (ZBH)

Point72 Asset Management L.P. boosted its holdings in Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZBH) by 0.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 697,900 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,200 shares during the period. Point72 […]

Reviewing Leju (LEJU) & Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS)

Leju (NYSE: LEJU) and Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ:ASPS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and dividends. Profitability This table compares Leju and Altisource Portfolio Solutions’ net margins, return on equity […]

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Shares Bought by Caxton Associates LP

Caxton Associates LP increased its position in shares of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) by 163.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,900 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,900 shares during the period. Caxton […]

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Shares Sold by Capital Bank & Trust Co

Capital Bank & Trust Co lessened its stake in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 1.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 405,442 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 5,165 shares during the period. Capital Bank & […]

Financial Survey: Palomar Medical Technologies (PMTI) and Its Competitors

Palomar Medical Technologies (NASDAQ: PMTI) is one of 79 publicly-traded companies in the “Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Palomar Medical Technologies to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This […]

Targa Resources Corp (TRGP) Stake Increased by Boothbay Fund Management LLC

Boothbay Fund Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Targa Resources Corp (NYSE:TRGP) by 54.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,830 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after buying an additional 2,754 shares during the quarter. Boothbay Fund Management […]

DTS (DTSI) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.13

Press coverage about DTS (NASDAQ:DTSI) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being […]

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Sells 1,717 Shares of Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. cut its stake in shares of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) by 0.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 280,827 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 1,717 shares during the quarter. […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Shares Bought by First Allied Advisory Services Inc.

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) by 26.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 73,939 shares of the retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,525 shares during the period. […]

Cambria Investment Management L.P. Boosts Holdings in iShares Russell Microcap Index (IWC)

Cambria Investment Management L.P. raised its holdings in shares of iShares Russell Microcap Index (NYSEARCA:IWC) by 5.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 42,468 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,160 shares during the period. Cambria Investment Management L.P. owned […]