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Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC) Shares Bought by State Street Corp

State Street Corp grew its holdings in Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) by 9.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 793,321 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 70,198 shares during the quarter. State Street Corp owned about 0.32% of Pilgrim’s […]

The Sage Group plc (SGE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of The Sage Group plc (LON:SGE) in a research report report published on Thursday. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) currently has a GBX 850 ($11.18) price target on the stock. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on SGE. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed […]

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Sells 95,441 Shares of Pengrowth Energy Corporation (PGH)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE:PGH) (TSE:PGF) by 23.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 316,788 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 95,441 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. owned […]

Guardian Capital Advisors LP Trims Stake in Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)

Guardian Capital Advisors LP cut its holdings in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) by 7.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,415 shares of the company’s stock after selling 360 shares during the period. Guardian Capital Advisors LP’s […]

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Sells 12,859 Shares of Kforce, Inc. (KFRC)

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Kforce, Inc. (NASDAQ:KFRC) by 51.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 12,259 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 12,859 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s holdings in Kforce were […]

Voya Investment Management LLC Invests $211,000 in Everi Holdings Inc. (EVRI)

Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 29,006 shares of the credit services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $211,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also […]

Waters Parkerson & CO. LLC Acquires 715 Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Waters Parkerson & CO. LLC increased its holdings in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 0.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 111,544 shares of the transportation company’s stock after acquiring an additional 715 shares during the quarter. Waters Parkerson & […]

1,545 Shares in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (MLAB) Purchased by Voya Investment Management LLC

Voya Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLAB) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 1,545 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock, valued at approximately $221,000. Several other institutional investors have also added to or […]

Jefferies Group LLC Lowers Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMI) to Hold

Jefferies Group LLC lowered shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (NYSE:SMI) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Thursday, MarketBeat.com reports. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation’s FY2017 earnings at $0.16 EPS. Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on SMI. ValuEngine […]

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) PT Lowered to $5.00 at Morgan Stanley

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) had its price target trimmed by Morgan Stanley from $5.50 to $5.00 in a report released on Friday. The brokerage currently has an overweight rating on the shipping company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus set a $7.00 price objective on Scorpio Tankers […]

California Public Employees Retirement System Purchases 10,400 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its position in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) by 1.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,004,655 shares of the retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,400 shares during the quarter. California […]

Stein Mart, Inc. (SMRT) Position Raised by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) by 20.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 353,200 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 60,400 shares during the quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System owned […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Increases Stake in Angie’s List, Inc. (ANGI)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in Angie’s List, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGI) by 31.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 607,595 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 144,968 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 1.00% of Angie’s […]

Suntrust Banks Inc. Boosts Stake in Dow Chemical Co (DOW)

Suntrust Banks Inc. lifted its holdings in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) by 0.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 840,113 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 4,219 shares during the period. Suntrust Banks […]

Buckingham Research Boosts L Brands, Inc. (LB) Price Target to $50.00

L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) had its price target lifted by Buckingham Research from $40.00 to $50.00 in a report published on Friday. Buckingham Research currently has a neutral rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on LB. BMO Capital Markets set a $44.00 price target on L […]

Barclays PLC Trims Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (SHLX) Target Price to $29.00

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SHLX) had its price objective decreased by Barclays PLC from $30.00 to $29.00 in a research note released on Friday morning. Barclays PLC currently has an equal weight rating on the pipeline company’s stock. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on SHLX. BidaskClub cut Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. from […]

Vanguard Group Inc. Buys 39,661 Shares of tronc, Inc. (TRNC)

Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in tronc, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRNC) by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 1,055,406 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 39,661 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. owned 3.22% of tronc worth $13,603,000 at the end […]

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Position Lessened by Choate Investment Advisors

Choate Investment Advisors reduced its position in shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 35,159 shares of the company’s stock after selling 610 shares during the period. Choate Investment Advisors’ holdings in Colgate-Palmolive […]

MaxPoint Interactive (MXPT) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

Headlines about MaxPoint Interactive (NASDAQ:MXPT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most […]

New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. Has $3.25 Million Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 22,541 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after selling 193 shares during the quarter. Apple accounts […]

AllSquare Wealth Management LLC Has $261,000 Holdings in Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

AllSquare Wealth Management LLC lessened its holdings in Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 4.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,077 shares of the company’s stock after selling 200 shares during the quarter. AllSquare Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Merck […]

Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc. Decreases Stake in Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)

Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc. lessened its position in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 6,675 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 161 shares during the quarter. Alphabet comprises […]

Randgold Resources Limited Sees Unusually High Options Volume (GOLD)

Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 1,172 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately Infinity compared to the typical volume of 0 put options. A number of research firms recently weighed in on GOLD. Zacks Investment Research lowered Randgold Resources […]

Applied Materials Target of Unusually High Options Trading (AMAT)

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 1,149 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 125% compared to the average volume of 510 put options. Shares of Applied Materials (NASDAQ AMAT) opened at $56.49 on Monday. Applied Materials has a fifty-two week low […]

Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp

KeyCorp reissued their hold rating on shares of Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on CHS. BidaskClub lowered shares of Chico’s FAS from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Saturday, August 12th. […]

J P Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates Overweight Rating for Kier Group plc (KIE)

Kier Group plc (LON:KIE)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued on Monday. They presently have a GBX 1,369 ($18.01) target price on the stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 30.51% from the […]

Deutsche Bank AG Reiterates “€28.50” Price Target for Axa SA (CS)

Deutsche Bank AG set a €28.50 ($33.14) target price on Axa SA (EPA:CS) in a research report report published on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada set a €28.00 ($32.56) price objective on shares of […]

Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (OR) Rating Reiterated by Eight Capital

Eight Capital restated their neutral rating on shares of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (TSE:OR) in a report issued on Thursday morning. OR has been the topic of a number of other reports. Canaccord Genuity boosted their target price on shares of Osisko Gold Royalties from C$21.50 to C$22.00 in a report on Monday, November 13th. […]

Suncor Energy Inc. (SU) Price Target Increased to C$43.00 by Analysts at GMP Securities

Suncor Energy Inc. (TSE:SU) (NYSE:SU) had its price target upped by GMP Securities from C$42.00 to C$43.00 in a research report report published on Thursday. SU has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays PLC raised their target price on Suncor Energy from C$47.00 to C$49.00 in a research note on Tuesday, […]

Noble Corporation (NE) Short Interest Up 10.9% in October

Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 47,441,898 shares, an increase of 10.9% from the October 13th total of 42,778,922 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,736,795 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.3 days. Approximately […]

Square, Inc. (SQ) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc.

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) was downgraded by research analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday. They presently have a $45.60 price objective on the technology company’s stock. Vetr‘s target price would suggest a potential upside of 3.21% from the stock’s previous close. A number of […]

Kingold Jewelry (KGJI) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17

News headlines about Kingold Jewelry (NASDAQ:KGJI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. 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 nearest […]

Cincinnati Bell (CBB) versus Level 3 Communications (LVLT) Financial Review

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) and Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) are both companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Level 3 Communications […]

Clearfield (CLFD) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

News coverage about Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

DexCom (DXCM) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Media stories about DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

PrivateBancorp (PVTB) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.20

News stories about PrivateBancorp (NASDAQ:PVTB) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) to Post $0.54 Earnings Per Share

Brokerages expect KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) to announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.54 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have provided estimates for KKR & Co. L.P.’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.43 and the highest is $0.65. KKR & Co. L.P. posted earnings per share […]

Telecom Argentina Stet – France Telecom (TEO) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News stories about Telecom Argentina Stet – France Telecom (NYSE:TEO) have trended positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one […]

Investors Real Estate Trust’s (IRET) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by research analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research note issued on Sunday. They currently have a $7.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Robert W. Baird’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 18.64% from the company’s current […]

First Cash (FCFS) & Its Competitors Critical Review

First Cash (NYSE: FCFS) is one of 25 public companies in the “Consumer Lending” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare First Cash to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and valuation. Valuation and Earnings This table compares First Cash […]

Compania Cervecerias Unidas, (CCU) versus Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (ABV) Head to Head Comparison

Compania Cervecerias Unidas, (NYSE: CCU) and Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (NYSE:ABV) are both consumer staples 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. Profitability This table compares Compania Cervecerias Unidas, and Companhia de […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact CBS Corporation (CBS) Share Price

Headlines about CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. […]

Weibo Corporation (WB) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds

Press coverage about Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Sanofi (SNY) Stock Price

Press coverage about Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to […]

Philip J. Vitale Buys 30,000 Shares of IsoRay, Inc. (ISR) Stock

IsoRay, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:ISR) Director Philip J. Vitale bought 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $0.44 per share, for a total transaction of $13,200.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is […]

Analyzing Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) and Huntsman Corporation (HUN)

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT) and Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 88.6% of Sensient Technologies Corporation shares are owned […]

Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) Given a $40.00 Price Target at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company set a $40.00 target price on Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) in a research note released on Saturday morning. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the athletic footwear retailer’s stock. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC set a $61.00 target price […]

Reviewing Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (ZYNE) & BeyondSpring (BYSI)

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ZYNE) and BeyondSpring (NASDAQ:BYSI) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Zynerba Pharmaceuticals […]

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.51 Billion

Analysts expect Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX) to announce $4.51 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Freeport-McMoran’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $4.04 billion and the highest is $4.81 billion. Freeport-McMoran reported sales of $4.38 billion in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive […]

Comparing Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) & Its Rivals

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK) is one of 307 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Bank of the Ozarks to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends and valuation. Valuation and Earnings […]