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Insider Selling: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) Insider Sells 2,098 Shares of Stock

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) insider Paul D. Ramsay sold 2,098 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.02, for a total transaction of $163,685.96. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 8,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately […]

Contrasting Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) and The Competition

Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE: KIM) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Retail REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Kimco Realty Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Kimco Realty […]

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) versus Oncobiologics (ONS) Critical Analysis

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INO) and Oncobiologics (NYSE:ONS) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings and risk. Profitability This table compares Inovio Pharmaceuticals and Oncobiologics’ net margins, return on equity and return […]

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Shares Bought by PNC Financial Services Group Inc.

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 5.3% 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 208,113 shares of the information technology service provider’s stock after purchasing an […]

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Buys 14,532 Shares of Vodafone Group PLC (VOD)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ:VOD) by 2.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 595,099 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,532 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group […]

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Has $15.01 Million Holdings in Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lowered its stake in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 178,733 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 4,881 shares during the quarter. PNC Financial […]

ProShare Advisors LLC Has $5.43 Million Stake in Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG)

ProShare Advisors LLC trimmed its stake in shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HIG) by 2.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 103,215 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 3,063 shares during the quarter. ProShare […]

Comparing Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) and Its Competitors

Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) is one of 38 public companies in the “Mortgage REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Chimera Investment Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and earnings. Dividends Chimera Investment Corporation pays an […]

Barry C. Honig Acquires 14,000 Shares of Pershing Gold Corporation (PGLC) Stock

Pershing Gold Corporation (NASDAQ:PGLC) Director Barry C. Honig acquired 14,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $2.97 per share, with a total value of $41,580.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through […]

Michael Polelle Sells 625 Shares of Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) Stock

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE) insider Michael Polelle sold 625 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.87, for a total value of $48,668.75. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 4,912 shares in the company, valued at $382,497.44. The sale […]

Quality Systems, Inc. (QSII) Coverage Initiated at Royal Bank Of Canada

Research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage set an “underperform” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 18.97% from the stock’s current […]

Tucows Inc. (TCX) Upgraded at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX) (TSE:TC) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Tucows from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This […]

STHREE (STREF) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

STHREE (NASDAQ:STREF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “SThree Plc is engaged in staffing businesses. It provides permanent and contract specialist staff to its client base. The company’s brand comprises Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Huxley, Real […]

UBS AG Lowers Everest Re Group, Ltd. (RE) Price Target to $240.00

Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE:RE) had its price target cut by equities research analysts at UBS AG from $256.00 to $240.00 in a report released on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the insurance provider’s stock. UBS AG’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 6.75% from the company’s previous close. […]

Steven T. Warshaw Sells 3,000 Shares of NN, Inc. (NNBR) Stock

NN, Inc. (NASDAQ:NNBR) Director Steven T. Warshaw sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.78, for a total transaction of $83,340.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 57,732 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately […]

International Bancshares Corporation (IBOC) VP Sells $91,675.00 in Stock

International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ:IBOC) VP R David Guerra sold 2,500 shares of International Bancshares Corporation stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.67, for a total transaction of $91,675.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can […]

ProShare Advisors LLC Grows Position in Principal Financial Group Inc (PFG)

ProShare Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 94,809 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 294 shares during the quarter. […]

Profund Advisors LLC Sells 3,199 Shares of Aqua America, Inc. (WTR)

Profund Advisors LLC lessened its holdings in Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) by 8.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 33,640 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 3,199 shares during the quarter. Profund Advisors LLC’s holdings in Aqua America were worth […]

ProShare Advisors LLC Purchases 4,513 Shares of NetEase, Inc. (NTES)

ProShare Advisors LLC raised its position in NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) by 26.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 21,779 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 4,513 shares during the quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC’s holdings in NetEase were worth $6,547,000 as of […]

Profund Advisors LLC Decreases Stake in Camden Property Trust (CPT)

Profund Advisors LLC lowered its position in shares of Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) by 20.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 12,618 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 3,152 shares during the quarter. Profund Advisors LLC’s holdings in Camden Property […]

Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) & Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD) Financial Survey

Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ: SFM) and Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE:CBD) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk. Risk & Volatility Sprouts Farmers Market has a beta of 0.56, […]

Analysts Expect Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OPNT) to Announce -$0.87 EPS

Wall Street analysts forecast that Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPNT) will post earnings of ($0.87) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Opiant Pharmaceuticals’ earnings. Opiant Pharmaceuticals posted earnings per share of ($0.52) during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of […]

Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) versus Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast

Global Blood Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GBT) is one of 196 public companies in the “Biotechnology & Medical Research” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Global Blood Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation. Earnings & […]

Boeing Company (The) (BA) Receives Hold Rating from Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company restated their hold rating on shares of Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $255.00 target price on the aircraft producer’s stock, up from their previous target price of $240.00. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on BA. […]

Albemarle Corporation’s (ALB) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated their buy rating on shares of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) in a report released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a $136.00 target price on the specialty chemicals company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on ALB. BidaskClub cut Albemarle Corporation from a strong-buy rating […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Receives Neutral Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) in a report released on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) currently has a $360.00 price objective on the restaurant operator’s stock. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on CMG. Argus raised shares of Chipotle Mexican […]

Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Badger Meter will gain from acceleration in large metering projects, rebound in flow instrumentation and strong pricing structure. The D-Flow Technology acquisition will also boost the company’s ultrasonic […]

Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Alterra Power Corp (AXY) Lifted by National Bank Financial

Alterra Power Corp (TSE:AXY) – Investment analysts at National Bank Financial upped their Q4 2017 earnings per share estimates for Alterra Power Corp in a research report issued on Sunday. National Bank Financial analyst R. Merer now expects that the company will post earnings of ($0.02) per share for the quarter, up from their previous […]

Brf S.A. (BRFS) Shares Sold by Profund Advisors LLC

Profund Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Brf S.A. (NYSE:BRFS) by 11.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 99,092 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,449 shares during the period. Profund Advisors LLC’s holdings in Brf were worth $1,168,000 at the end […]

Laurion Capital Management LP Sells 6,604 Shares of CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX)

Laurion Capital Management LP cut its stake in CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) by 5.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 122,632 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 6,604 shares during the period. Laurion Capital […]

Profund Advisors LLC Has $1.24 Million Stake in HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS)

Profund Advisors LLC lifted its position in HubSpot, Inc. (NYSE:HUBS) by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 18,812 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 1,422 shares during the period. Profund Advisors LLC owned about […]

Laurion Capital Management LP Acquires New Holdings in Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (CCMP)

Laurion Capital Management LP acquired a new position in Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 27,600 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,038,000. Laurion Capital Management LP owned 0.11% of Cabot Microelectronics Corporation at the end of […]

Laurion Capital Management LP Takes $1.89 Million Position in Trimble Navigation Ltd. (TRMB)

Laurion Capital Management LP purchased a new position in Trimble Navigation Ltd. (NASDAQ:TRMB) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 53,100 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,894,000. A number of other large investors have […]

Stevens Capital Management LP Buys New Stake in Hubbell Inc (HUBB)

Stevens Capital Management LP bought a new stake in Hubbell Inc (NYSE:HUBB) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund bought 18,758 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,123,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to […]

Shopify Inc. (SHOP) Holdings Cut by Stevens Capital Management LP

Stevens Capital Management LP cut its position in Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP) (TSE:SH) by 33.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 26,023 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 13,166 shares during the quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP’s holdings […]

Stevens Capital Management LP Grows Position in Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

Stevens Capital Management LP increased its holdings in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) by 131.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 91,728 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 52,042 shares during the quarter. Stevens Capital Management […]

Stevens Capital Management LP Purchases Shares of 40,420 Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)

Stevens Capital Management LP purchased a new position in shares of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 40,420 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,639,000. Stevens Capital Management LP owned about […]

Investment Centers of America Inc. Has $127,000 Holdings in Monogram Residential Trust, Inc. (MORE)

Investment Centers of America Inc. decreased its position in shares of Monogram Residential Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MORE) by 10.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 13,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,448 shares during the period. Investment […]

Wizz Air Holdings PLC (WIZZ) Price Target Increased to GBX 3,355 by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Wizz Air Holdings PLC (LON:WIZZ) had its price objective hoisted by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) from GBX 2,985 ($40.25) to GBX 3,355 ($45.23) in a report released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on WIZZ. Panmure […]

Tesco PLC’s (TSCO) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG restated their buy rating on shares of Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a GBX 240 ($3.24) target price on the retailer’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Macquarie reiterated an outperform rating and set […]

Keywords Studios PLC (KWS) Given “Buy” Rating at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. restated their buy rating on shares of Keywords Studios PLC (LON:KWS) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a GBX 1,400 ($18.88) price objective on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on KWS. Berenberg Bank reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX […]

Kyocera Corporation (KYO) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $70.00 price objective on the electronics maker’s stock. According to Zacks, “Kyocera Corporation was founded in 1959 as a company specializing in the production of fine ceramic […]

Ubisoft Entertain (UBSFY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Ubisoft Entertain (NASDAQ:UBSFY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Ubisoft Entertainment operates in parts of Europe, Canada and the United States and its primary activities are the production, publishing and distribution of interactive entertainment products. […]

CarMax Inc (KMX) PT Raised to $80.00

CarMax Inc (NYSE:KMX) had its price target increased by equities researchers at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. from $72.00 to $80.00 in a report issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.’s target price points to a potential upside of 16.50% from the company’s current price. A number of […]

Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (TBPH) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBPH) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Theravance’s second-quarter 2017 results are discouraging as it reported wider-than-expected loss with revenue missing estimates. The company’s sole marketed product, Vibativ, continues to perform well. […]

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OMED) Rating Reiterated by Cantor Fitzgerald

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by Cantor Fitzgerald in a research note issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $6.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 30.72% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other analysts also recently issued […]

Microsoft Corporation’s (MSFT) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus restated their buy rating on shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in a research note released on Monday. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $80.00 target price on the software giant’s stock. Several other research analysts have also commented on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $77.00 price target on Microsoft Corporation and […]

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC Has $1.17 Million Holdings in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC raised its position in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) by 109.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 8,740 shares of the network technology company’s stock after buying an additional 4,567 shares during the period. BlueMountain Capital Management […]

Kumba Iron Ore Ltd (KIROY) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Kumba Iron Ore Ltd (NASDAQ:KIROY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Kumba Iron Ore Limited engages in the exploration, extraction, beneficiation, marketing, shipping, and sale of iron ore in South Africa. Its mining assets and natural […]

Investment Centers of America Inc. Takes $202,000 Position in HP Inc. (HPQ)

Investment Centers of America Inc. acquired a new position in shares of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 11,877 shares of the computer maker’s stock, valued at approximately $202,000. Other large investors also […]