Latest News

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for IDEX Corporation (IEX)

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated their hold rating on shares of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for IDEX Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.08 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $4.27 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $4.65 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $5.00 EPS. Several other […]

Barclays PLC Boosts Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDTI) Price Target to $24.00

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDTI) had its price target boosted by Barclays PLC from $22.00 to $24.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have an underweight rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on IDTI. KeyCorp reiterated a buy rating and set a […]

Hanesbrands’ (HBI) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at FBR & Co

FBR & Co reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. A number of other research firms also recently commented on HBI. BidaskClub downgraded Hanesbrands from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Cowen and Company […]

Barclays PLC Raises Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS) Price Target to $120.00

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) had its price objective lifted by Barclays PLC from $110.00 to $120.00 in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. Barclays PLC currently has an overweight rating on the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the company. Cowen and Company upped their price […]

Metso Oyj (MXCYY) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.05 EPS

Metso Oyj (NASDAQ:MXCYY) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The industrial products company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.09 by ($0.05), MarketWatch Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $790.60 million during the quarter. Metso Oyj had a return on equity of 10.95% and a […]

Fulton Bank N.A. Reduces Stake in General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

Fulton Bank N.A. decreased its holdings in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) by 30.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,271 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 568 shares during the period. Fulton Bank N.A.’s holdings in General Dynamics Corporation […]

Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. Has $533,000 Stake in ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF) (TBT)

Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. grew its position in ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Yr(ETF) (NYSE:TBT) by 328.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 11,500 shares during the quarter. Verde Servicos […]

iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) Shares Bought by Perigon Wealth Management LLC

Perigon Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 13,281 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 578 shares […]

Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Shares Bought by PGGM Investments

PGGM Investments grew its holdings in shares of Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) by 142.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 703,839 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 413,096 shares during the quarter. PGGM […]

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Shares Bought by Frontier Investment Mgmt Co.

Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. grew its stake in Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) by 7.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 349,919 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 23,633 shares during the quarter. Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. […]

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW) Shares Bought by Frontier Investment Mgmt Co.

Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. grew its stake in Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 9,981 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after purchasing an additional 193 shares during the period. Frontier Investment Mgmt […]

YRC Worldwide (YRCW) & XPO Logistics (XPO) Critical Survey

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ: YRCW) and XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends. Institutional & Insider Ownership 83.3% of YRC Worldwide shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, […]

Contrasting Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) and The Competition

Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ: LOPE) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “General Education Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Grand Canyon Education to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk. Volatility & Risk Grand Canyon […]

Comparing Aetna (AET) & The Competition

Aetna (NYSE: AET) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Managed Health Care” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Aetna to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Aetna and its […]

Benefit Street Partners LLC Purchases Shares of 87,674 Sanchez Energy Corporation (SN)

Benefit Street Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 87,674 shares of the energy producer’s stock, valued at approximately $629,000. Sanchez Energy Corporation makes up […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Shares Bought by Eqis Capital Management Inc.

Eqis Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) by 159.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,801 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,334 shares during […]

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP Takes $26.73 Million Position in Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (PF)

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in Pinnacle Foods, Inc. (NYSE:PF) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 450,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $26,730,000. Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP owned about 0.38% of […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (DAVE) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Famous Dave’s of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAVE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Famous Dave’s owns, operates and franchises barbeque restaurants and blues clubs. The company currently owns locations and franchises locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, […]

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP Buys 72,387 Shares of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO)

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP raised its stake in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) by 11.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 700,000 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 72,387 shares during the period. […]

The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) Stake Lowered by Eqis Capital Management Inc.

Eqis Capital Management Inc. lessened its position in The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) by 11.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 8,390 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 1,122 shares during the period. Eqis Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in The Middleby Corporation were […]

Hefty Wealth Partners Raises Stake in Ford Motor Company (F)

Hefty Wealth Partners lifted its stake in shares of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 9,243.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 40,177 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after acquiring an additional 39,747 shares during the quarter. Hefty Wealth Partners’ […]

Andeavor Logistics LP (ANDX) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Andeavor Logistics LP (NASDAQ:ANDX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Andeavor Logistics LP engages in the ownership, operation, development and acquisition of crude oil and refined products logistics assets. It operating segments consist of Gathering, Processing and […]

PGGM Investments Buys New Stake in HP Inc. (HPQ)

PGGM Investments bought a new stake in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund bought 2,178,020 shares of the computer maker’s stock, valued at approximately $43,473,000. PGGM Investments owned 0.13% of HP as of its most […]

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (LLL) Shares Bought by Mutual of America Capital Management LLC

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LLL) by 3.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 42,745 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,282 shares during […]

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) Shares Sold by Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.

Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. lowered its position in shares of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) by 0.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 11,185,801 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 4,737 shares during the quarter. Gentex Corporation makes […]

Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. Sells 10,319 Shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH)

Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. decreased its stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) by 0.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,153,255 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 10,319 shares during the quarter. Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. owned […]

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP Has $15.98 Million Holdings in Callaway Golf Company (ELY)

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP decreased its position in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) by 42.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,250,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 925,000 shares during the period. Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP owned 1.32% […]

Contrasting Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS) & Transocean LTD (RIG)

Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE: PDS) and Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 61.4% of Precision Drilling Corporation shares are held by institutional […]

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Invests $1.64 Million in XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) Stock

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new position in shares of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 24,150 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,637,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or […]

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Shares Sold by Sit Investment Associates Inc.

Sit Investment Associates Inc. cut its holdings in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) by 34.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,138,775 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 607,225 shares during the period. Sit Investment Associates Inc. […]

BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (BTA) Stake Decreased by Sit Investment Associates Inc.

Sit Investment Associates Inc. lowered its holdings in BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust (NYSE:BTA) by 4.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 763,183 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 32,987 shares during the quarter. Sit Investment […]

BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT) Shares Sold by Frontier Investment Mgmt Co.

Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. reduced its position in shares of BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (NYSE:BPT) by 16.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,565 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 10,000 shares during the […]

Fondren Management LP Buys New Position in Teekay Corporation (TK)

Fondren Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund bought 40,000 shares of the shipping company’s stock, valued at approximately $267,000. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced […]

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Shares Sold by Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.

Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. reduced its stake in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) by 0.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,129,389 shares of the company’s stock after selling 20,132 shares during the period. Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. owned about […]

Financial Analysis: Conifer Holdings (CNFR) versus XL Group (XL)

Conifer Holdings (NASDAQ: CNFR) and XL Group (NYSE:XL) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk and earnings. Risk & Volatility Conifer Holdings has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its share price […]

Ulta Beauty Inc. (ULTA) Position Lowered by Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC decreased its stake in Ulta Beauty Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) by 34.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,567 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 1,857 shares during the period. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC’s […]

Shell Asset Management Co. Buys 43,738 Shares of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY)

Shell Asset Management Co. raised its stake in shares of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 312.2% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 57,749 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 43,738 shares during the period. Shell Asset Management Co. owned about […]

Critical Contrast: Cohu (COHU) vs. Photronics (PLAB)

Cohu (NASDAQ: COHU) and Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk. Profitability This table compares Cohu and Photronics’ net margins, return on equity and return […]

Sit Investment Associates Inc. Has $10.84 Million Position in Nuveen Amt-Free Quality Municpl Incm Fnd (NEA)

Sit Investment Associates Inc. boosted its holdings in Nuveen Amt-Free Quality Municpl Incm Fnd (NYSE:NEA) by 1.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 782,590 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,000 shares during the period. Sit Investment Associates […]

Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC Acquires New Stake in Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP)

Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ:IEP) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 3,677 shares of the conglomerate’s stock, valued at approximately $202,000. Other institutional investors have also […]

Comparing Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) & Its Peers

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM) is one of 50 publicly-traded companies in the “Healthcare Facilities & Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Select Medical Holdings Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and profitability. Institutional & […]

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Acquires Shares of 32,145 Alcoa Corp (AA)

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Alcoa Corp (NYSE:AA) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 32,145 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,499,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have […]

Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL) Holdings Decreased by Eqis Capital Management Inc.

Eqis Capital Management Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TYL) by 11.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,849 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 781 shares during the quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc.’s holdings […]

Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI) Shares Bought by PGGM Investments

PGGM Investments raised its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 10.4% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,205,359 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after buying an additional 114,000 shares during the period. PGGM Investments […]

Fondren Management LP Acquires New Stake in AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC)

Fondren Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AMC) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,138,000. AMC Entertainment Holdings comprises 1.2% of Fondren […]

Benefit Street Partners LLC Acquires New Stake in Vistra Energy Corp. (VST)

Benefit Street Partners LLC acquired a new position in Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 443,795 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,451,000. Vistra Energy Corp. makes up about 3.3% […]

W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC Takes $2.17 Million Position in AMTEK, Inc. (AME)

W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC acquired a new position in shares of AMTEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 35,775 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,167,000. Several other institutional investors and […]

Shell Asset Management Co. Has $11.44 Million Holdings in Exelon Corporation (EXC)

Shell Asset Management Co. raised its position in shares of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) by 33.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 335,513 shares of the energy giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 84,558 shares during the period. Shell Asset Management Co.’s […]

The Carlyle Group L.P. (CG) and KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) Head-To-Head Survey

The Carlyle Group L.P. (NASDAQ: CG) and KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk. Dividends The Carlyle Group L.P. pays an annual dividend of […]

Shell Asset Management Co. Acquires 102,319 Shares of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Shell Asset Management Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) by 69.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 250,375 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after acquiring an additional 102,319 shares during the quarter. Shell Asset […]