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Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Western Refining Logistics (WNRL)

Western Refining Logistics LP (NYSE:WNRL) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Traders acquired 16,892 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,991% compared to the average daily volume of 808 put options. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Global X Management Co. LLC […]

Zacks: Analysts Expect Paychex, Inc. (PAYX) Will Announce Earnings of $0.53 Per Share

Analysts expect that Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) will announce $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Fourteen analysts have provided estimates for Paychex’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.52 and the highest is $0.55. Paychex posted earnings per share of $0.49 in the same quarter last year, […]

$0.86 Earnings Per Share Expected for U.S. Bancorp (USB) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect that U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) will post $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Six analysts have issued estimates for U.S. Bancorp’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.85 and the highest is $0.89. U.S. Bancorp reported earnings per share of $0.83 in the same quarter last […]

Brokerages Anticipate Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $960.27 Million

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG) will report sales of $960.27 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Leggett & Platt’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $979 million and the lowest is $942.8 million. Leggett & Platt posted sales of $938.4 […]

US Ecology Inc (ECOL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $108.1 Million

Analysts expect US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) to report $108.1 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have made estimates for US Ecology’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $103.2 million and the highest estimate coming in at $112 million. US Ecology reported sales of $113.32 […]

Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Receives $74.73 Average Price Target from Analysts

Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have given a hold recommendation and nine have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages […]

Nationwide Fund Advisors Sells 5,927 Shares of Roper Technologies Inc (ROP)

Nationwide Fund Advisors cut its position in Roper Technologies Inc (NYSE:ROP) by 3.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 167,259 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 5,927 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors owned approximately 0.16% of Roper Technologies worth $34,537,000 as of its most recent SEC […]

Fiserv Inc (FISV) Shares Bought by Westwood Management Corp IL

Westwood Management Corp IL boosted its position in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) by 0.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 136,340 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. Fiserv makes up about 2.7% of Westwood Management Corp IL’s investment portfolio, making the […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Shares Sold by Westwood Management Corp IL

Westwood Management Corp IL decreased its stake in shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) by 34.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 50,200 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 26,800 shares during the period. Alibaba Group […]

Naples Global Advisors LLC Has $559,000 Position in Agree Realty Co. (ADC)

Naples Global Advisors LLC continued to hold its stake in shares of Agree Realty Co. (NYSE:ADC) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 11,661 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Naples […]

Westwood Management Corp IL Holds Position in Buckeye Partners, L.P. (BPL)

Westwood Management Corp IL maintained its stake in shares of Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 7,000 shares of the pipeline company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Westwood Management Corp IL’s holdings in Buckeye Partners, L.P. were worth $480,000 at the end of the […]

Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc (DO) Shares Sold by James Investment Research Inc.

James Investment Research Inc. lowered its position in Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc (NYSE:DO) by 12.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 688,085 shares of the offshore drilling services provider’s stock after selling 101,327 shares during the period. James Investment […]

Realty Income Corp (O) Shares Sold by Naples Global Advisors LLC

Naples Global Advisors LLC decreased its stake in shares of Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) by 6.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 14,050 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,000 shares during the period. Naples Global Advisors LLC’s holdings in Realty Income Corp were worth $836,000 at […]

Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV Boosts Position in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)

Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV boosted its position in shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) by 5.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 56,903 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 2,740 shares during the period. Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV’s holdings in SunTrust Banks […]

Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (TEP) Stake Lowered by Diversified Trust Co

Diversified Trust Co reduced its position in Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (NYSE:TEP) by 3.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 13,879 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 492 shares during the period. Diversified Trust Co’s holdings in […]

Diversified Trust Co Decreases Stake in Spectra Energy Partners, LP (SEP)

Diversified Trust Co lowered its stake in Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) by 39.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 16,333 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 10,750 shares during the period. Diversified Trust Co’s holdings in Spectra Energy […]

Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Stake Maintained by Clark Estates Inc. NY

Clark Estates Inc. NY held its position in shares of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 77,000 shares of the airline’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Southwest Airlines makes up approximately 0.6% of […]

Wagner Bowman Management Corp Reduces Position in Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP)

Wagner Bowman Management Corp cut its position in shares of Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP) by 8.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 17,122 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 1,580 shares during the period. Wagner Bowman Management Corp’s holdings in Energy Transfer Partners were worth $625,000 as of […]

Nippon Life Insurance Co. Has $1.51 Million Position in CIGNA Co. (CI)

Nippon Life Insurance Co. decreased its position in shares of CIGNA Co. (NYSE:CI) by 22.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 10,310 shares of the health services provider’s stock after selling 3,040 shares during the period. Nippon Life Insurance Co.’s holdings in CIGNA were worth $1,510,000 as of its most […]

Masco Corp (MAS) Shares Sold by Abner Herrman & Brock LLC

Abner Herrman & Brock LLC cut its position in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) by 4.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 140,853 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 6,755 shares during the period. Abner Herrman & Brock LLC’s holdings […]

Abner Herrman & Brock LLC Invests $3.533 Million in Whirlpool Co. (WHR)

Abner Herrman & Brock LLC bought a new stake in Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 20,621 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,533,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in WHR. Delphi Management Inc. MA […]

Nippon Life Insurance Co. Sells 2,815 Shares of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

Nippon Life Insurance Co. decreased its position in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) by 13.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 18,436 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 2,815 shares during the period. Nippon Life Insurance Co.’s holdings in Omnicom Group were worth $1,589,000 at the end of […]

Nippon Life Insurance Co. Has $1.795 Million Position in Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (ZBH)

Nippon Life Insurance Co. reduced its position in shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE:ZBH) by 27.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 14,696 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after selling 5,463 shares during the period. Nippon Life […]

American International Group Inc (AIG) Stake Increased by Abner Herrman & Brock LLC

Abner Herrman & Brock LLC raised its stake in American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) by 46.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 64,427 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after buying an additional 20,315 shares during the period. Abner Herrman & Brock LLC’s holdings in American International Group were worth $4,022,000 […]

Douglas Lane & Associates LLC Lowers Stake in Lamar Advertising Company (LAMR)

Douglas Lane & Associates LLC lowered its stake in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) by 2.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 28,825 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 600 shares during the period. Douglas Lane & […]

Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Acquires New Stake in Hasbro, Inc. (HAS)

Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank acquired a new position in shares of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 9,498 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $948,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in HAS. […]

Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Sells 12,642 Shares of Unilever NV (UN)

Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank lowered its stake in Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) by 36.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 21,742 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,642 shares during the period. Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank’s holdings in […]

Douglas Lane & Associates LLC Has $13.46 Million Position in Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

Douglas Lane & Associates LLC decreased its position in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) by 2.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 111,719 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 3,280 shares during the period. Douglas Lane & Associates LLC owned 0.08% […]

Navellier & Associates Inc Has $1.286 Million Position in Sodastream International Ltd (SODA)

Navellier & Associates Inc boosted its stake in shares of Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) by 248.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 26,547 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 18,927 shares during the period. Navellier & Associates Inc owned […]

Comstock Mining (LODE) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

News articles about Comstock Mining (NYSE:LODE) have been trending positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research group, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores […]

Cerner Co. (CERN) Shares Sold by Motco

Motco reduced its stake in Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) by 0.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 80,426 shares of the company’s stock after selling 416 shares during the period. Motco’s holdings in Cerner were worth $4,733,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional […]

Hexavest Inc. Sells 159,726 Shares of Ambev SA (ABEV)

Hexavest Inc. cut its position in shares of Ambev SA (NYSE:ABEV) by 25.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 467,963 shares of the company’s stock after selling 159,726 shares during the period. Hexavest Inc.’s holdings in Ambev SA were worth […]

Hexavest Inc. Invests $1.615 Million in NetEase Inc (NTES)

Hexavest Inc. acquired a new position in shares of NetEase Inc (NASDAQ:NTES) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 5,688 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,615,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their […]

CoreSite Realty Corp (COR) Shares Bought by State of Alaska Department of Revenue

State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its position in CoreSite Realty Corp (NYSE:COR) by 16.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 27,730 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 3,960 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of […]

Hexavest Inc. Buys 62,411 Shares of Nevsun Resources (NSU)

Hexavest Inc. increased its stake in shares of Nevsun Resources (TSE:NSU) (TSE:NSU) by 3.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 1,782,297 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 62,411 shares during the period. Hexavest Inc. owned about 0.59% of Nevsun Resources worth $4,571,000 at the end of […]

Church & Dwight Co. (CHD) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.11

News headlines about Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE:CHD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to AlphaOne. The research firm, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one […]

Agenus Inc (AGEN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.22 Million

Equities analysts expect Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN) to report sales of $5.22 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Agenus’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $4.44 million to $6 million. Agenus reported sales of $5.96 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a […]

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (CHU) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

News coverage about China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (NYSE:CHU) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale […]

Clearsign Combustion Corp (CLIR) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about Clearsign Combustion Corp (NASDAQ:CLIR) have been trending positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive […]

Brokerages Expect Peabody Energy Co. (BTU) to Post $1.95 Earnings Per Share

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) has earned a consensus broker rating score of 2.33 (Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus […]