Archive for Amy Steele

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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% […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) Stake Lifted by Mutual of America Capital Management LLC

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) by 2.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 91,668 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,395 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

iShares S&P Natnl AMT – Free Munpl Bd Fd (MUB) Stake Boosted by Perigon Wealth Management LLC

Perigon Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in iShares S&P Natnl AMT – Free Munpl Bd Fd (NYSE:MUB) by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 44,693 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional […]

Progress Software Corporation (PRGS) Stake Decreased by Quotient Investors LLC

Quotient Investors LLC lowered its holdings in Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) by 65.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 6,100 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 11,700 shares during the quarter. Quotient Investors LLC’s holdings in Progress […]

D/B/A Chubb Limited New (CB) Position Reduced by Perigon Wealth Management LLC

Perigon Wealth Management LLC decreased its position in D/B/A Chubb Limited New (NYSE:CB) by 5.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 8,948 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 505 shares during the period. Perigon Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in D/B/A Chubb […]

PGGM Investments Raises Stake in Cummins Inc. (CMI)

PGGM Investments lifted its position in shares of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) by 0.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 360,514 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,416 shares during the quarter. PGGM Investments owned 0.22% of Cummins worth $60,577,000 […]

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC Takes $927,000 Position in TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP)

Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm bought 22,275 shares of the travel company’s stock, valued at approximately $927,000. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made […]

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Reduces Holdings in Wendy’s Company (The) (WEN)

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC lessened its stake in Wendy’s Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN) by 32.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 113,648 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 53,756 shares during the quarter. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC’s holdings in Wendy’s […]

1st Global Advisors Inc. Decreases Holdings in South State Corporation (SSB)

1st Global Advisors Inc. lessened its stake in shares of South State Corporation (NASDAQ:SSB) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 2,725 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 21 shares during the quarter. 1st Global Advisors Inc.’s holdings in South […]

Sterling Capital Management LLC Has $1.20 Million Position in Amkor Technology, Inc. (AMKR)

Sterling Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR) by 11.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 123,243 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 12,246 shares during the quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC owned about […]

Sterling Capital Management LLC Increases Holdings in Harsco Corporation (HSC)

Sterling Capital Management LLC grew its position in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) by 0.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 78,914 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 52 shares during the quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC owned […]

Sterling Capital Management LLC Has $1.32 Million Position in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)

Sterling Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) by 7.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,268 shares of the oil and gas development company’s stock after buying an additional 549 shares […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Purchases New Stake in Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT)

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 2,842 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $385,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also […]

Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) & Cleveland BioLabs (CBLI) Financial Survey

Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) and Cleveland BioLabs (NASDAQ:CBLI) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and earnings. Profitability This table compares Nektar Therapeutics and Cleveland BioLabs’ net margins, return on equity and […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Takes $409,000 Position in First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (FMBI)

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 17,552 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $409,000. Other institutional investors have […]