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Ascendis Pharma A/S (ASND) Given “Outperform” Rating at Wedbush

Ascendis Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:ASND)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by Wedbush in a research report issued on Friday. They currently have a $10.71 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock, down from their previous price target of $65.00. Wedbush’s price target indicates a potential downside of 61.39% from the stock’s current price. ASND has […]

Nam Tai Property Inc. (NTP) Announces $0.07 Quarterly Dividend

Nam Tai Property Inc. (NYSE:NTP) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 29th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Saturday, September 30th will be given a dividend of 0.07 per share by the electronics maker on Friday, October 20th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date […]

Riverhead Capital Management LLC Sells 271 Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK)

Riverhead Capital Management LLC cut its holdings in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) by 4.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,851 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 271 shares during the period. Riverhead Capital Management LLC’s […]

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY)‘s stock had its “underweight” rating restated by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $13.00 price objective on the semiconductor company’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s price objective points to a potential downside of 8.77% from the company’s current price. […]

Barings Corporate Investors (MCI) Position Held by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co.

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. held its stake in Barings Corporate Investors (NYSE:MCI) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 8,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth […]

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. Reduces Stake in Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust (BBN)

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. decreased its stake in shares of Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust (NYSE:BBN) by 6.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 5,475 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 397 shares during the quarter. Northwestern Mutual […]

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 on October 31st

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 14th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share by the real estate investment trust on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.12%. The ex-dividend date […]

Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) Shares Sold by Ajo LP

Ajo LP decreased its position in shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HIG) by 99.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,677 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 2,331,353 shares during the period. […]

Riverhead Capital Management LLC Has $473,000 Position in National Fuel Gas Company (NFG)

Riverhead Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) by 39.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 8,467 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after buying an additional 2,387 […]

Ajo LP Buys New Holdings in Photronics, Inc. (PLAB)

Ajo LP bought a new stake in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 14,972 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $141,000. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in […]

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ADMS) Rating Reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies

Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADMS)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by research analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They presently have a $30.00 price objective on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ price target would suggest a potential upside of 40.38% from the […]

Riverhead Capital Management LLC Boosts Holdings in PTC Inc. (PTC)

Riverhead Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in PTC Inc. (NASDAQ:PTC) by 60.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 8,691 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,291 shares during the quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC’s holdings […]

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. Sells 54 Shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF)

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. lowered its stake in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,694 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 54 shares during the quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co.’s […]

A Mark Zeffiro Sells 17,130 Shares of Horizon Global Corporation (HZN) Stock

Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE:HZN) CEO A Mark Zeffiro sold 17,130 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.45, for a total transaction of $281,788.50. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 238,284 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Critical Contrast: AbbVie (ABBV) versus Eagle Pharmaceuticals (EGRX)

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) and Eagle Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:EGRX) are both medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations. Volatility and Risk AbbVie has a beta of 1.48, suggesting that its share price is 48% […]

Contrasting Kimball Electronics (KE) and Its Competitors

Kimball Electronics (NASDAQ: KE) is one of 46 public companies in the “Electrical Components & Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Kimball Electronics to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings. Earnings and Valuation This table compares […]

Federated Investors, Inc. (FII) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $274.55 Million

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) will report sales of $274.55 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Federated Investors’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $274.30 million and the highest estimate coming in at $274.80 million. Federated Investors reported […]

SunTrust Banks, Inc. Increases Nabriva Therapeutics AG (NBRV) Price Target to $24.00

Nabriva Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ:NBRV) had its price target raised by SunTrust Banks, Inc. from $20.00 to $24.00 in a report released on Monday. SunTrust Banks, Inc. currently has a buy rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. Several other research firms have also commented on NBRV. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued an overweight rating on shares of Nabriva […]

Attraqt Group PLC (ATQT) Announces Earnings Results

Attraqt Group PLC (LON:ATQT) released its earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported GBX (4) (($0.05)) earnings per share for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of £545 million for the quarter. Attraqt Group PLC had a negative return on equity of 100.21% and a negative net margin of 49.07%. Attraqt Group […]

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP) Price Target Raised to $57.00 at TD Securities

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP) (TSE:BIP.UN) had its price target raised by TD Securities to $57.00 in a report released on Monday. TD Securities currently has a buy rating on the utilities provider’s stock. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on BIP. BMO Capital Markets cut Brookfield Infrastructure Partners from an outperform […]

Herman Miller, Inc. (MLHR) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR) updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.55-0.61 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $590-620 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $584.77 million. A number […]

Martingale Asset Management L P Purchases New Stake in HRG Group, Inc. (HRG)

Martingale Asset Management L P purchased a new position in shares of HRG Group, Inc. (NYSE:HRG) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 80,751 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,431,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought […]

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) Stake Lowered by Martingale Asset Management L P

Martingale Asset Management L P cut its stake in SunCoke Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SXC) by 6.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 140,543 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 9,600 shares during the quarter. Martingale Asset Management […]

Martingale Asset Management L P Has $1.61 Million Holdings in US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL)

Martingale Asset Management L P cut its holdings in US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECOL) by 44.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 31,906 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 25,200 shares during the quarter. Martingale Asset Management L […]

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB) Lifted to Buy at BTIG Research

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BTIG Research from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Friday. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on PEB. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective (up from $32.00) […]

Yahoo! Inc. (AABA) Given New $77.00 Price Target at UBS AG

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:AABA) had its price objective upped by UBS AG to $77.00 in a research note issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. UBS AG’s target price suggests a potential upside of 15.06% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed […]

Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (SVRA) Research Coverage Started at Jefferies Group LLC

Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC started coverage on shares of Mast Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVRA) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mast Therapeutics from a “hold” […]

Fiera Capital Corp Acquires 1,028 Shares of Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Fiera Capital Corp increased its holdings in shares of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) by 35.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 3,938 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,028 shares during […]

Fiera Capital Corp Buys New Stake in Carnival Corporation (CUK)

Fiera Capital Corp bought a new stake in shares of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund bought 3,333 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $220,000. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. […]

Avista Corporation (AVA) Position Increased by Teachers Advisors LLC

Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA) by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 627,562 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 24,161 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC owned […]

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (FR) Shares Bought by Teachers Advisors LLC

Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) by 5.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 954,579 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 50,610 shares during the period. […]

Cantor Fitzgerald Weighs in on CymaBay Therapeutics Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (CBAY)

CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY) – Cantor Fitzgerald issued their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of CymaBay Therapeutics in a report released on Tuesday. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst W. Tanner expects that the biopharmaceutical company will post earnings of ($0.93) per share for the year. Cantor Fitzgerald has a “Overweight” rating and a $16.00 price objective on […]

Martingale Asset Management L P Has $1.68 Million Stake in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (PLAY)

Martingale Asset Management L P lifted its stake in shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) by 18.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 25,204 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,904 shares […]

Alliancebernstein L.P. Lowers Stake in Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN)

Alliancebernstein L.P. reduced its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 217,938 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,944 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned approximately 0.21% of Wyndham Worldwide Corp […]

Alliancebernstein L.P. Has $21.11 Million Holdings in Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO)

Alliancebernstein L.P. cut its stake in shares of Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:COO) by 0.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 88,178 shares of the medical device company’s stock after selling 281 shares during the quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned approximately 0.18% of […]

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK Continues to Hold Holdings in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN)

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK continued to hold its stake in Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUAN) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 12,024 shares of the software maker’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Aberdeen […]

Alliancebernstein L.P. Has $20.74 Million Stake in Liberty Global PLC (LBTYK)

Alliancebernstein L.P. cut its position in Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYK) by 25.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 665,061 shares of the company’s stock after selling 229,729 shares during the quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned 0.06% of Liberty Global PLC worth $20,737,000 as […]

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK Has $391,000 Stake in Prudential Public Limited Company (PUK)

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK maintained its stake in Prudential Public Limited Company (NYSE:PUK) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 8,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK’s holdings in Prudential Public Limited […]

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK Acquires 11,335 Shares of United States Steel Corporation (X)

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK grew its holdings in shares of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) by 94.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 23,381 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 11,335 shares during the period. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC […]

John Laing Group PLC (JLG) Coverage Initiated at HSBC Holdings plc

Analysts at HSBC Holdings plc began coverage on shares of John Laing Group PLC (LON:JLG) in a report issued on Friday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a GBX 340 ($4.58) price target on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 18.06% from the stock’s current price. A number […]