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Guangshen Railway Company Limited (GSH) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Media stories about Guangshen Railway Company Limited (NYSE:GSH) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores […]

Tech Data Corp (TECD) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports

News coverage about Tech Data Corp (NASDAQ:TECD) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Clean Harbors (CLH) versus Waste Management (WM) Head to Head Comparison

Clean Harbors (NYSE: CLH) and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends. Volatility & Risk Clean Harbors has a beta of 0.82, indicating that its […]

Contrasting Lexmark International (LXK) and QLogic (QLGC)

Lexmark International (NYSE: LXK) and QLogic (NASDAQ:QLGC) are both technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Lexmark International and […]

Research Analysts’ Upgrades for August, 23rd (AJMPF, AJX, AKTX, AUDC, AUO, AZUL, BLPH, BZLFY, CADE, DANOY)

Research Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, August 23rd: Ashmore Group (OTCMKTS:AJMPF) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Ashmore Group plc is an emerging market investment manager. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets. Ashmore Group plc is based in London, […]

Cutera, Inc. (CUTR) EVP Ronald J. Santilli Sells 2,947 Shares

Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR) EVP Ronald J. Santilli sold 2,947 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.00, for a total value of $100,198.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 58,308 shares of the company’s stock, […]

Winmark Corporation (WINA) Director Jenele C. Grassle Sells 3,000 Shares

Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) Director Jenele C. Grassle sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $129.18, for a total transaction of $387,540.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 8,500 shares in the company, valued at […]

Insider Buying: Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF) Major Shareholder Acquires 6,600 Shares of Stock

Internationa Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (NYSE:IFF) major shareholder Winder Investment Pte Ltd purchased 6,600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of $135.36 per share, for a total transaction of $893,376.00. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 10,336,320 shares in the […]

Medifirst Solutions Inc (MFST) Posts Earnings Results

Medifirst Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MFST) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The company reported $0.00 earnings per share for the quarter, Zacks reports. Medifirst Solutions (NASDAQ:MFST) traded down 11.7647% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $0.0015. 12,826,101 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is $747396.00. Medifirst Solutions has a 12 […]

Zacks: Marlin Business Services Corp. (MRLN) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Zacks has also given Marlin Business Services Corp. an industry rank of 167 out […]

Lannett Co Inc (LCI) Given a $27.00 Price Target at Roth Capital

Roth Capital set a $27.00 target price on Lannett Co Inc (NYSE:LCI) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. BMO Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Lannett Co […]

Critical Comparison: Qumu Corporation (QUMU) versus Materialise NV (MTLS)

Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ: QUMU) and Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Qumu Corporation and Materialise NV’s top-line […]

TriCo Bancshares (TCBK) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.17

TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 23rd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.17 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date […]

Guess?, Inc. (GES) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.52-0.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.40. The company issued revenue guidance of +6-7.5% to ~$2.3-$2.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.28 billion.Guess? […]

Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) Director Sells $1,029,435.00 in Stock

Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FICO) Director David A. Rey sold 7,340 shares of Fair Isaac Corporation stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.25, for a total value of $1,029,435.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 15,714 shares in the company, […]

Very Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Western Asset Vrble Rate Strtgc Fnd (GFY) Share Price

News coverage about Western Asset Vrble Rate Strtgc Fnd (NYSE:GFY) has trended very positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest […]

Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the fourteen research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, eight have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) & Apollo Education Group (APOL)

Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ: LOPE) and Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ:APOL) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and risk. Profitability This table compares Grand Canyon Education and Apollo Education Group’s net […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Purchases 47,576 Shares of Taubman Centers, Inc. (TCO)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) by 121.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 86,821 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 47,576 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned 0.14% […]

PGGM Investments Sells 4,287 Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

PGGM Investments reduced its position in shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 1.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 440,122 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 4,287 shares during the period. PGGM Investments owned approximately 0.05% of United Parcel Service worth […]

American Express Company (AXP) Shares Bought by Benin Management CORP

Benin Management CORP raised its stake in shares of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) by 7.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,541 shares of the payment services company’s stock after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Benin Management […]

Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) Shares Bought by Greenleaf Trust

Greenleaf Trust boosted its position in shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) by 5.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 5,337 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 275 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust’s holdings in Dow Chemical Company […]

AMF Pensionsforsakring AB Continues to Hold Stake in Celgene Co. (CELG)

AMF Pensionsforsakring AB held its position in shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 790,930 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Celgene accounts for about 1.1% of AMF […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Arrow Electronics, Inc. (ARW) to Hold

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “The electronic component distributor, Arrow Electronics’ estimates has moved north off late. Shares of the company have also outperformed the industry over the […]

Tiffany & Co. (TIF) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Tiffany's omni-channel platform, store expansion plans, tapping of new markets and venturing into new revenue generating areas has aided it to outpace the industry so far in […]

HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

HSBC Holdings PLC (NYSE:HSBC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Wednesday. The firm presently has a $53.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would indicate a potential upside of 11.51% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Aldeyra Therapeutics (ALDX) vs. Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (ARWR) Head-To-Head Analysis

Aldeyra Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ALDX) and Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARWR) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk. Volatility & Risk Aldeyra Therapeutics has a beta of 0.3, indicating that its share […]

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (TNXP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) has been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the six ratings firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price target among […]

Fisher Asset Management LLC Sells 6,955 Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Fisher Asset Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 339,085 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,955 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC owned about 0.06% […]

Northwest Investment Counselors LLC Buys New Stake in Dominion Energy Inc. (D)

Northwest Investment Counselors LLC bought a new position in shares of Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE:D) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 1,603 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $123,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to […]

NetApp, Inc. Expected to Earn Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.55 Per Share (NTAP)

NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for shares of NetApp in a research note issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst J. Kisner now expects that the data storage provider will earn $0.55 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.54. Jefferies […]

AT&T Inc. (T) Stake Reduced by Grassi Investment Management

Grassi Investment Management lowered its stake in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) by 83.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 27,565 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 143,916 shares during the period. Grassi Investment Management’s holdings in AT&T were worth $1,040,000 at the end of […]

Private Asset Management Inc. Raises Stake in Raytheon Company (RTN)

Private Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) by 18.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 33,590 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after buying an additional 5,341 shares during the period. Private Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Raytheon were worth $5,424,000 […]

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NSM) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM) by 11.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 152,414 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 16,153 shares during the period. Schwab Charles […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $8.15 Million Stake in EnerNOC, Inc. (ENOC)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC) by 11.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,358,931 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 142,450 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately […]

Loudon Investment Management LLC Sells 1,755 Shares of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Loudon Investment Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) by 11.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 13,427 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 1,755 shares during the period. International Business Machines Corporation comprises approximately […]

Facebook, Inc. (FB) Stake Boosted by Winch Advisory Services LLC

Winch Advisory Services LLC boosted its position in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) by 11.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 21,079 shares of the social networking company’s stock after buying an additional 2,239 shares during the period. Facebook accounts for 1.9% […]

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) Position Decreased by Vanguard Group Inc.

Vanguard Group Inc. cut its stake in shares of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) by 6.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 32,643,812 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 2,356,817 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned 6.97% […]

AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Position Decreased by Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. reduced its position in shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) by 1.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 34,360 shares of the company’s stock after selling 667 shares during the period. Canandaigua National Bank […]

TG Therapeutics, Inc. (TGTX) Position Raised by Vanguard Group Inc.

Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) by 16.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,790,583 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 246,404 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 3.15% of TG […]

Thompson Investment Management Inc. Has $4.04 Million Stake in Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY)

Thompson Investment Management Inc. decreased its position in Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE:STAY) by 0.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 208,422 shares of the company’s stock after selling 791 shares during the period. Thompson Investment Management Inc. owned 0.11% of Extended Stay […]

1,803 Shares in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD) Acquired by Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 1,803 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $265,000. Several other institutional investors […]

Thompson Investment Management Inc. Decreases Position in Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC)

Thompson Investment Management Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) by 8.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 42,143 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 3,869 shares during the period. Thompson Investment […]

APG Asset Management N.V. Purchases 635,436 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

APG Asset Management N.V. boosted its position in shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) by 10.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,905,782 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 635,436 shares during the period. Wells […]

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) Position Boosted by Geode Capital Management LLC

Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE:RFP) (TSE:RFP) by 2.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 518,984 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 14,019 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC […]

Geode Capital Management LLC Has $2.88 Million Stake in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TTPH)

Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH) by 17.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 313,390 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 45,554 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC owned 0.85% of Tetraphase […]

Vanguard Total World Stock (VT) Position Increased by Windham Capital Management LLC

Windham Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Total World Stock (NYSEARCA:VT) by 7.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,742 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 261 shares during the period. Vanguard […]

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Shares Bought by Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC

Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) by 7.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,527 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Nelson Van […]

Aviva PLC Sells 78,908 Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSM)

Aviva PLC decreased its position in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 8.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 890,517 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 78,908 shares during the period. Aviva PLC’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing […]

ProVise Management Group LLC Has $2.67 Million Stake in The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

ProVise Management Group LLC increased its position in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) by 33.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 79,925 shares of the asset manager’s stock after buying an additional 20,225 shares during the period. ProVise Management Group LLC’s holdings […]