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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Walmart (NYSE:WMT) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Monday, Zacks.com reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $126.00 target price on the retailer’s stock. According to Zacks, “Walmart’s shares have underperformed the industry in the past three months. The company has been […]

Penserra Capital Management LLC Invests $34,000 in American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 645 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $34,000. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. […]

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $23.58 Million Stock Position in Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) by 31.1% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 1,358,403 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 322,037 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in GAP were worth $23,582,000 as of its most recent filing […]

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Purchases 54,276 Shares of American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its position in American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) by 27.5% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 251,369 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 54,276 shares during the quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in American Financial Group were worth $27,110,000 at the end […]

Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Cowen (NASDAQ:COWN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “COWEN GROUP, INC., through its operating subsidiaries, provides investment banking, equity research, sales and trading, asset management and alternative asset management services to companies and institutional […]

Euronav (NYSE:EURN) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

Euronav (NYSE:EURN) was downgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Evercore ISI reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $16.00 price target on shares of […]

Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) Rating Increased to Sell at ValuEngine

Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. Morgan Stanley set a $32.00 price objective on Avis Budget Group and gave the stock a […]

SSP Group (LON:SSPG) Upgraded at HSBC

SSP Group (LON:SSPG) was upgraded by equities research analysts at HSBC to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other research analysts also recently issued reports on SSPG. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of SSP Group in a report on Thursday, November 28th. UBS […]

BK CHINA LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:BACHY) Rating Increased to Hold at ValuEngine

BK CHINA LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:BACHY) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Shares of BACHY opened at $9.91 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $10.21 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.11. The firm […]

ValuEngine Downgrades Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) to Hold

Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) was downgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Raymond James started coverage on shares of Ameresco in a research report on Wednesday, November 27th. They issued […]

BENITEC BIOPHAR/S (NASDAQ:BNTC) Raised to Buy at ValuEngine

BENITEC BIOPHAR/S (NASDAQ:BNTC) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Shares of BENITEC BIOPHAR/S stock opened at $5.49 on Tuesday. BENITEC BIOPHAR/S has a 12-month low of $4.13 and a 12-month high of $24.00. The business’s 50 day moving average […]

Arcosa (NYSE:ACA) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

Arcosa (NYSE:ACA) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on ACA. Zacks Investment Research cut Arcosa from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on […]

Stifel Financial Corp Raises Stock Position in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in shares of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 0.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 99,351 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 926 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in TransUnion were […]

State Street Corp Raises Stock Holdings in Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL)

State Street Corp raised its position in shares of Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL) by 4.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,349,102 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after acquiring an additional 95,400 shares during the period. State Street Corp […]

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) Stock Holdings Increased by Voya Investment Management LLC

Voya Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) by 7.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 236,028 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,620 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management […]

Voya Investment Management LLC Grows Stock Holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL)

Voya Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) by 0.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 79,818 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 654 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management […]

Voya Investment Management LLC Sells 341 Shares of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI)

Voya Investment Management LLC cut its position in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) by 0.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 146,017 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 341 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management […]

ORIENT OVS INTL/ADR (OTCMKTS:OROVY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

ORIENT OVS INTL/ADR (OTCMKTS:OROVY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage presently has a $29.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective suggests a potential downside of 1.66% from the stock’s previous close. […]

Merck KGaA (OTCMKTS:MKGAF) Rating Increased to Hold at ValuEngine

Merck KGaA (OTCMKTS:MKGAF) was upgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Shares of MKGAF opened at $113.65 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $14.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.44 and a beta of 0.69. The stock […]

Koninklijke KPN (OTCMKTS:KKPNF) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

Koninklijke KPN (OTCMKTS:KKPNF) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Koninklijke KPN from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 1st. Shares of OTCMKTS […]

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC Acquires 989 Shares of Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC)

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its holdings in shares of Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC) by 428.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,220 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 989 shares […]

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC Makes New Investment in Superior Industries International Inc (NYSE:SUP)

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new position in shares of Superior Industries International Inc (NYSE:SUP) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 14,027 shares of the auto parts company’s stock, valued at approximately $40,000. Tower Research Capital […]

First Trust Advisors LP Has $472,000 Position in Entegra Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ENFC)

First Trust Advisors LP grew its position in Entegra Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ENFC) by 25.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,705 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 3,177 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP owned 0.23% […]

First Trust Advisors LP Grows Stock Holdings in Telecom Argentina SA (NYSE:TEO)

First Trust Advisors LP lifted its stake in Telecom Argentina SA (NYSE:TEO) by 36.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 48,910 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 13,167 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors […]

First Trust Advisors LP Has $529,000 Holdings in Hanmi Financial Corp (NASDAQ:HAFC)

First Trust Advisors LP cut its holdings in shares of Hanmi Financial Corp (NASDAQ:HAFC) by 6.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 28,173 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 2,026 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors […]

First Trust Advisors LP Purchases 6,134 Shares of Victory Capital Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VCTR)

First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Victory Capital Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VCTR) by 22.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 32,903 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,134 shares during the period. First […]

First Trust Advisors LP Decreases Stock Holdings in DTF Tax Free Income Inc. (NYSE:DTF)

First Trust Advisors LP trimmed its holdings in DTF Tax Free Income Inc. (NYSE:DTF) by 3.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 37,928 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 1,269 shares during the quarter. First Trust […]

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:DRNA) Director Peter Kolchinsky Sells 138,000 Shares

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:DRNA) Director Peter Kolchinsky sold 138,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.22, for a total value of $3,342,360.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at […]

Insider Selling: Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) Chairman Sells $10,994,694.30 in Stock

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) Chairman Joseph S. Steinberg sold 522,810 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.03, for a total value of $10,994,694.30. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 2,632,979 shares in the company, valued at […]

Albert E. Rosenthaler Sells 118,858 Shares of Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A (NASDAQ:LSXMA) Stock

Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A (NASDAQ:LSXMA) insider Albert E. Rosenthaler sold 118,858 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.67, for a total value of $5,665,960.86. Shares of LSXMA opened at $47.78 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio […]

Blackline (NASDAQ:BL) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub

Blackline (NASDAQ:BL) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on BL. TheStreet raised Blackline from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, October […]

BidaskClub Downgrades InterDigital Wireless (NASDAQ:IDCC) to Strong Sell

InterDigital Wireless (NASDAQ:IDCC) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. Separately, ValuEngine cut InterDigital Wireless from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 27th. One equities research analyst has rated […]

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. Several other analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Needham & Company LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares […]

Reviewing Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) & Macerich (NYSE:MAC)

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) and Macerich (NYSE:MAC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Institutional & Insider Ownership 88.9% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Equity […]

Trade Desk (NASDAQ:TTD) and Health Catalyst (NASDAQ:HCAT) Critical Survey

Trade Desk (NASDAQ:TTD) and Health Catalyst (NASDAQ:HCAT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations. Insider and Institutional Ownership 66.5% of Trade Desk shares are owned by institutional investors. […]

Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) Shares Bought by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) by 34.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,458 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,438 shares during the period. […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Acquires 4,200 Shares of Evans Bancorp Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its holdings in Evans Bancorp Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN) by 60,000.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,207 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,200 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Boosts Holdings in Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PRTK)

California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PRTK) by 5.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 122,000 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,700 […]

ValuEngine Downgrades Hitachi (OTCMKTS:HTHIY) to Strong Sell

Hitachi (OTCMKTS:HTHIY) was downgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hitachi from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 29th. OTCMKTS HTHIY opened at $77.19 […]

Construction Partners (NASDAQ:ROAD) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

Construction Partners (NASDAQ:ROAD) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Imperial Capital reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $17.25 price target (up from $15.50) on shares of Construction […]

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) was downgraded by ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Several other research firms have also weighed in on ORCL. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $66.00 target price on Oracle and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, […]

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) & CASI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CASI) Head-To-Head Survey

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and CASI Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CASI) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings and profitability. Volatility and Risk Amgen has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more […]

Analysts Expect Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $286.62 Million

Equities research analysts expect Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) to announce $286.62 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Ten analysts have provided estimates for Six Flags Entertainment’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $274.70 million and the highest estimate coming in at $300.26 million. Six Flags Entertainment posted […]

EVRAZ (OTCMKTS:EVRZF) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

EVRAZ (OTCMKTS:EVRZF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “EVRAZ plc is involved in integrated steel, mining and vanadium business. The company’s principal activities consists of manufacturing steel and steel products, Iron […]

Zurich Insurance Group (VTX:ZURN) PT Set at CHF 375 by Deutsche Bank

Zurich Insurance Group (VTX:ZURN) has been assigned a CHF 375 target price by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank in a research report issued on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. A number of other research firms have also commented on ZURN. Royal Bank of Canada set a […]

Crispr Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ:CRSP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Crispr Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ:CRSP) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong […]

Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Restoration Hardware (RH)

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Restoration Hardware (NYSE: RH): 11/27/2019 – Restoration Hardware was downgraded by analysts at Loop Capital from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. 11/25/2019 – Restoration Hardware had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. They now have […]

FFBW (NASDAQ:FFBW) vs. BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) Financial Review

FFBW (NASDAQ:FFBW) and BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation. Dividends BankFinancial pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. […]

Contrasting CASIO COMPUTER/ADR (OTCMKTS:CSIOY) & JUST EAT PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:JSTTY)

CASIO COMPUTER/ADR (OTCMKTS:CSIOY) and JUST EAT PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:JSTTY) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices […]

Deluxe Co. (NYSE:DLX) Given $48.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts

Shares of Deluxe Co. (NYSE:DLX) 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. Brokers have set a 12 month consensus price target of $48.00 for the company, according to […]