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Hershey Co (HSY) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance

Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.72-$4.81 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.78. Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. BMO Capital Markets restated a market perform rating and issued a $105.00 price target on shares […]

Silicon Laboratories (SLAB) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance

Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB) updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.68-$0.74 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.69. The company issued revenue guidance of $184-$189, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $184.01 million. A number of analysts have issued reports on […]

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Has $5.074 Million Position in Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) by 2.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 64,665 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,450 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings […]

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Buys New Position in TransUnion (TRU)

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 7,605 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $292,000. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Pacad […]

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Invests $283,000 in CoreSite Realty Corp (COR)

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in CoreSite Realty Corp (NYSE:COR) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 3,144 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $283,000. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of […]

Momo Inc (MOMO) Short Interest Up 7.4% in March

Momo Inc (NASDAQ:MOMO) was the target of a large increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,644,232 shares, an increase of 7.4% from the March 15th total of 2,461,023 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,667,234 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently […]

RingCentral Inc (RNG) CEO Vladimir Shmunis Sells 37,238 Shares of Stock

RingCentral Inc (NYSE:RNG) CEO Vladimir Shmunis sold 37,238 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.21, for a total value of $1,273,911.98. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 386,279 shares of the company’s stock, […]

M&T Bank Corp Decreases Stake in Infosys Ltd (INFY)

M&T Bank Corp decreased its stake in Infosys Ltd (NYSE:INFY) by 14.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 68,170 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 11,379 shares during the period. M&T Bank Corp’s holdings in Infosys were worth […]

Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC Raises Position in Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG)

Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG) by 19.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 72,526 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 11,569 shares during the period. Morgan […]

Chesapeake Energy Sees Unusually High Options Volume (CHK)

Chesapeake Energy Co. (NYSE:CHK) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors purchased 34,287 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 275% compared to the average daily volume of 9,149 put options. Shares of Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) traded down 6.67% on Thursday, hitting $5.18. 57,111,934 shares of […]

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Unlikely to Affect Hanger (HGR) Share Price

News articles about Hanger (NYSE:HGR) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, […]

Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Stake Raised by Cullinan Associates Inc.

Cullinan Associates Inc. boosted its position in Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) by 0.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 31,767 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 77 shares during the period. Cullinan Associates Inc.’s holdings in Eli Lilly […]

Dover Corp (DOV) Stake Maintained by Boston Advisors LLC

Boston Advisors LLC continued to hold its position in Dover Corp (NYSE:DOV) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 15,633 shares of the industrial products company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Boston Advisors LLC’s holdings in Dover Corp […]

Cwm LLC Raises Position in Mastercard Inc (MA)

CWM LLC boosted its position in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) by 7.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 309,845 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after buying an additional 21,707 shares during the period. Mastercard accounts for approximately 2.0% of CWM LLC’s […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Shares Bought by Regent Investment Management LLC

Regent Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) by 8.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 80,129 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after buying an additional 6,308 shares during the period. Walgreens Boots Alliance accounts for […]

Everence Capital Management Inc. Maintains Stake in Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX)

Everence Capital Management Inc. continued to hold its position in Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,619 shares of the programmable devices maker’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Everence Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in […]

Washington Trust Bank Reduces Stake in Dow Chemical Co (DOW)

Washington Trust Bank decreased its position in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) by 3.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,847 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 96 shares during the period. Washington Trust Bank’s holdings in Dow Chemical were […]

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Cimarex Energy Co’s Q1 2017 Earnings (XEC)

Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) – Equities researchers at Williams Capital dropped their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Cimarex Energy in a note issued to investors on Monday. Williams Capital analyst G. Sorbara now anticipates that the oil and gas producer will post earnings of $0.84 per share for the quarter, down from their […]

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.36 Per Share

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) – Stock analysts at Barrington Research upped their Q2 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Regal Entertainment Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now anticipates that the company will earn $0.36 per share for the quarter, up from their previous […]

KeyCorp (KEY) Position Raised by Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc.

Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. increased its stake in shares of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) by 2.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 14,206 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. Cutter & […]

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Education Realty Trust, Inc. Decreased by Capital One Financial Corp. (EDR)

Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EDR) – Research analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. decreased their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Education Realty Trust in a research note issued on Sunday. Capital One Financial Corp. analyst T. Lesnick now forecasts that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $0.58 for […]

Knoll Inc (KNL) Shares Bought by American Century Companies Inc.

American Century Companies Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Knoll Inc (NYSE:KNL) by 216.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 291,458 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 199,416 shares during the period. American […]

Pacer Advisors Inc. Acquires 862 Shares of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (JLL)

Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (NYSE:JLL) by 19.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 5,377 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 862 shares during the period. Pacer Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Jones Lang […]

Cowen and Company Reiterates “Outperform” Rating for Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Cowen and Company in a report released on Monday, April 24th. They currently have a $1,050.00 target price on the e-commerce giant’s stock. Cowen and Company’s target price points to a potential upside of 5.70% from the stock’s previous close. A number […]

Citizens Financial Group Inc (CFG) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc

Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CFG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Citigroup Inc in a report released on Friday, April 21st. The analysts wrote, “CFG really hit its stride in 1Q17. Typically returns are seasonally lower in 1Q, but reported ROTCE was 9.7% vs. 8.4% in 4Q16 and very close to […]

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Share Price

News articles about Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative […]

Baidu Inc (BIDU) Position Held by Gateway Investment Advisers LLC

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC continued to hold its stake in shares of Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 21,643 shares of the information services provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s […]

DnB Asset Management AS Has $2.013 Million Stake in Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (HIG)

DnB Asset Management AS raised its position in Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) by 17.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 41,873 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after buying an additional 6,100 shares during the period. DnB Asset Management […]

Costco Wholesale Co. (COST) Shares Bought by Tompkins Financial Corp

Tompkins Financial Corp increased its stake in shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST) by 1.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 9,662 shares of the retailer’s stock after buying an additional 136 shares during the period. Tompkins Financial Corp’s holdings in Costco Wholesale […]

Iowa State Bank Takes Position in ConocoPhillips (COP)

Iowa State Bank purchased a new stake in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 4,700 shares of the energy producer’s stock, valued at approximately $234,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and […]

Guess?, Inc. (GES) Shares Up 14.3% After Earnings Beat

Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) shot up 14.3% during trading on Thursday following a better than expected earnings announcement. The company traded as high as $11.80 and last traded at $11.41, with a volume of 5,517,921 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $9.98. The company reported ($0.24) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping […]

Capstone Asset Management Co. Has $1.21 Million Position in Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT)

Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its position in shares of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) by 0.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 21,155 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 120 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co.’s holdings in […]

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY’s 5th Largest Position

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY reduced its stake in shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 3.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,386,077 shares of the company’s stock after selling 44,358 shares during the period. Johnson & Johnson comprises 1.1% of […]

The Advisory Board Company (ABCO) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.37

News headlines about The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) have trended positive on Thursday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one […]

Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Decreases Stake in Hexcel Co. (HXL)

Pinnacle Associates Ltd. reduced its stake in Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL) by 4.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 818,012 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 41,440 shares during the period. Hexcel comprises 0.9% of Pinnacle Associates Ltd.’s investment portfolio, […]

Seven Eight Capital LP Acquires New Position in Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)

Seven Eight Capital LP acquired a new stake in Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 7,600 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $686,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts Give Iberdrola SA (IBE) a €7.00 Price Target

Iberdrola SA (MCE:IBE) has been assigned a €7.00 ($7.87) price objective by investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note issued to investors on Monday, April 24th. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank AG set a €7.30 […]

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (MTSI) PT Raised to $60.00

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MTSI) had its price target boosted by Needham & Company LLC from $54.00 to $60.00 in a research report released on Wednesday, April 26th. Needham & Company LLC currently has a buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Viveve Medical Inc (VIVE) Will Post Earnings of -$0.54 Per Share

Wall Street analysts forecast that Viveve Medical Inc (NASDAQ:VIVE) will announce earnings of ($0.54) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Viveve Medical’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.56) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.51). Viveve Medical reported earnings of […]

Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.17 Per Share

Brokerages expect that Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:IRT) will post $0.17 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Independence Realty Trust’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.18 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.17. Independence Realty Trust posted earnings of […]

Ferro Co. (FOE) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS

Ferro Co. (NYSE:FOE) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $320.56 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $300.58 million. Ferro had a net margin of 4.49% […]

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Newfield Exploration Co. Boosted by Analyst (NFX)

Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) – Capital One Financial Corp. boosted their Q1 2017 earnings per share estimates for Newfield Exploration in a research note issued on Monday. Capital One Financial Corp. analyst R. Tullis now expects that the energy company will earn $0.46 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.39. […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (HGV) Will Post Earnings of $0.38 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Hilton Grand Vacations Inc (NYSE:HGV) will announce $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Hilton Grand Vacations’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.36 to $0.41. The firm is scheduled to announce its next earnings report after the market closes […]

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Owens Corning (OC) Lifted by Jefferies Group

Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group boosted their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for Owens Corning in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst P. Ng now forecasts that the construction company will post earnings of $0.82 per share for the quarter, up from their prior […]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Halliburton Company Call Options (HAL)

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) saw unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 24,703 call options on the company. This is an increase of 195% compared to the average volume of 8,388 call options. A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets set a $65.00 price objective on […]

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,934,326 shares, an increase of 2.9% from the March 15th total of 7,710,856 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,004,024 shares, the short-interest ratio is […]

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

Headlines about Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE) have been trending positive recently, Alpha One reports. The research group, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores […]

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd Purchases 900 Shares of Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL)

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Gildan Activewear Inc (NYSE:GIL) (TSE:GIL) by 1.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 70,574 shares of the textile maker’s stock after buying an additional 900 shares during the period. Gulf International Bank […]

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd Boosts Stake in Toll Brothers Inc (TOL)

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd increased its position in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) by 1.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 50,244 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 525 shares during the period. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd’s holdings […]

Q2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Central Valley Community Bancorp Issued By DA Davidson (CVCY)

Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) – Equities research analysts at DA Davidson upped their Q2 2017 EPS estimates for Central Valley Community Bancorp in a research note issued on Thursday. DA Davidson analyst G. Tenner now anticipates that the financial services provider will earn $0.31 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast […]