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Fintech Innovation a Solid Alternative to Established Options

FinTech money transfer companies have dramatically changed the way we move money from one country to another. The traditional model which espouses banks as the de facto money transmission mechanism is quickly losing favour with clients around the world. For starters, banks and institutional financial organizations eat into more of every $1 sent abroad than […]

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM) Shares Bought by Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA

Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA increased its holdings in shares of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) (TSE:CM) by 8.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 128,665 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,981 shares during the period. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. […]

Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA Trims Holdings in Domino’s Pizza (DPZ)

Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA cut its stake in Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) by 59.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 52,072 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 75,169 shares during the period. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. […]

Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (ULTI) Holdings Trimmed by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lessened its position in shares of Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) by 0.7% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 35,724 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 240 shares during the quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Ultimate […]

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $8.53 Million Stake in Leggett & Platt (LEG)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lessened its stake in Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG) by 3.0% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 192,348 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,040 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Leggett & Platt were […]

Polaris Industries (PII) Stake Decreased by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System lowered its position in shares of Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) by 3.2% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 78,301 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,589 shares during the quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Polaris Industries were worth […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Has $18.14 Million Position in Copart (CPRT)

Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT) by 176.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 356,078 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 227,050 shares during the quarter. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in Copart were worth […]

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect American Woodmark (AMWD) Share Price

Press coverage about American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the […]

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $9.66 Million Holdings in Kilroy Realty Co. (KRC)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System trimmed its position in shares of Kilroy Realty Co. (NYSE:KRC) by 1.6% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 136,080 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 2,205 shares during the […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Casa Systems (CASA) Share Price

Press coverage about Casa Systems (NASDAQ:CASA) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to […]

First BanCorp (FBP) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.17

News stories about First BanCorp (NYSE:FBP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 one, with scores […]

Hubii Network Price Tops $0.71 on Exchanges (HBT)

Hubii Network (CURRENCY:HBT) traded down 7.4% against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on May 21st. One Hubii Network token can now be bought for approximately $0.71 or 0.00008375 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including EtherDelta (ForkDelta) and IDEX. During the last week, Hubii Network has traded up […]

Golfcoin Price Tops $0.0002 on Top Exchanges (GOLF)

Golfcoin (CURRENCY:GOLF) traded 32.1% lower against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 8:00 AM ET on May 21st. One Golfcoin coin can currently be bought for approximately $0.0002 or 0.00000002 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges. Golfcoin has a total market cap of $213,631.00 and approximately $281.00 worth of Golfcoin was traded on exchanges in […]

UBS Lowers Gogo Inflight Internet (GOGO) to Neutral

Gogo Inflight Internet (NASDAQ:GOGO) was downgraded by equities researchers at UBS from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note issued on Monday, The Fly reports. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on GOGO. Zacks Investment Research cut Gogo Inflight Internet from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating […]

NetApp (NTAP) Position Lessened by Prudential Financial Inc.

Prudential Financial Inc. reduced its position in shares of NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 22.3% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 297,573 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after selling 85,602 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact REGENXBIO (RGNX) Share Price

News headlines about REGENXBIO (NASDAQ:RGNX) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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 closest […]

Continental Resources (CLR) Position Lifted by Prudential Financial Inc.

Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its holdings in Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) by 142.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 315,696 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 185,250 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in Continental […]

Spx Flow (FLOW) Stake Lifted by Prudential Financial Inc.

Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in Spx Flow (NYSE:FLOW) by 58.1% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 386,213 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 141,853 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in Spx Flow were worth $18,998,000 as of its most recent SEC […]

W. W. Grainger (GWW) Shares Sold by Prudential Financial Inc.

Prudential Financial Inc. lowered its position in W. W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) by 13.8% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 68,610 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 11,021 shares during the quarter. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in W. W. Grainger were worth $19,366,000 at the end of the most recent […]

Federated Investors Inc. PA Sells 100,562 Shares of Idexx Laboratories (IDXX)

Federated Investors Inc. PA lowered its holdings in shares of Idexx Laboratories (NASDAQ:IDXX) by 14.9% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 574,129 shares of the company’s stock after selling 100,562 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA’s holdings in Idexx Laboratories were worth $109,883,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. […]

Research Analysts’ Downgrades for May, 21st (AEO, ANDX, APPF, BMY, CPB, HCP, HTA, MDSO, PRTA, QTWO)

Research Analysts’ downgrades for Monday, May 21st: American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) was downgraded by analysts at SunTrust Banks from a buy rating to a hold rating. Andeavor Logistics (NYSE:ANDX) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase from an overweight rating to a neutral rating. AppFolio (NASDAQ:APPF) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an […]

Insider Selling: Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) VP Sells $79,157.43 in Stock

Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) VP Patrick J. Haley sold 3,663 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.61, for a total transaction of $79,157.43. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Patrick […]

Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (SYN) Receives $2.63 Average Target Price from Analysts

Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:SYN) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among […]

IMAX Co. (IMAX) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.24 Per Share

Brokerages expect that IMAX Co. (NYSE:IMAX) will announce earnings of $0.24 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have made estimates for IMAX’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.25 and the lowest is $0.23. IMAX posted earnings of $0.15 per share during the same quarter last year, which would […]

Medidata Solutions (MDSO) Stock Rating Lowered by Morgan Stanley

Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ:MDSO) was downgraded by equities researchers at Morgan Stanley to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Monday. They presently have a $79.00 price objective on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target indicates a potential upside of 1.88% from the company’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports […]

Prudential Financial Inc. Reduces Stake in CVS Health (CVS)

Prudential Financial Inc. lowered its position in shares of CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) by 53.9% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,030,084 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 2,369,103 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health were worth $126,293,000 as of its most recent filing with […]

McDonald’s (MCD) Shares Bought by Jacobi Capital Management LLC

Jacobi Capital Management LLC raised its stake in McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) by 8.6% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 9,772 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 770 shares during the period. Jacobi Capital Management LLC’s holdings in McDonald’s were worth $1,541,000 as of its most recent filing with the […]

Mackay Shields LLC Purchases Shares of 45,310 Hormel (HRL)

Mackay Shields LLC purchased a new position in shares of Hormel (NYSE:HRL) in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor purchased 45,310 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,555,000. Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC grew its holdings in Hormel […]

Financial Review: Precision Drilling (PDS) versus Independence Contract (ICD)

Precision Drilling (NYSE: PDS) and Independence Contract (NYSE:ICD) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Precision Drilling and Independence […]

Analyzing Plains GP (PAGP) and Delek Logistics Partners (DKL)

Plains GP (NYSE: PAGP) and Delek Logistics Partners (NYSE:DKL) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Plains GP and Delek Logistics Partners’ net margins, return on […]

Triangles Hits 24-Hour Volume of $780.00 (TRI)

Triangles (CURRENCY:TRI) traded up 1.8% against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 7:00 AM E.T. on May 21st. Over the last week, Triangles has traded up 1.3% against the U.S. dollar. One Triangles coin can now be purchased for about $5.45 or 0.00064102 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Triangles has a […]

Wanchain (WAN) Price Down 13.9% This Week

Wanchain (CURRENCY:WAN) traded down 0.4% against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 7:00 AM ET on May 21st. One Wanchain coin can now be bought for $5.95 or 0.00069960 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Bitbns, Kucoin, Binance and Huobi. During the last week, Wanchain has traded down 13.9% against the […]

DS Smith (SMDS) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Updates

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for DS Smith (LON: SMDS): 5/18/2018 – DS Smith was upgraded by analysts at Davy Research to an “outperform” rating. 5/4/2018 – DS Smith had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. 5/1/2018 – DS Smith had its “hold” rating reaffirmed […]

Mackay Shields LLC Purchases New Holdings in EPAM Systems (EPAM)

Mackay Shields LLC purchased a new stake in EPAM Systems (NYSE:EPAM) during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund purchased 13,900 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,592,000. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in EPAM. Bank of Montreal Can raised its holdings in […]

108,620 Shares in Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH) Acquired by Mackay Shields LLC

Mackay Shields LLC acquired a new position in shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm acquired 108,620 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $1,701,000. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted […]

Mackay Shields LLC Takes Position in First Foundation (FFWM)

Mackay Shields LLC bought a new stake in First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 88,110 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $1,634,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of FFWM. Banc Funds Co. LLC lifted […]

MCBC (MCFT) Upgraded at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of MCBC (NASDAQ:MCFT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Friday. MCFT has been the subject of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered MCBC from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, April 12th. ValuEngine raised MCBC […]

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) Raised to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Pinnacle Entertainment (NASDAQ:PNK) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Friday morning. Several other research firms have also issued reports on PNK. SunTrust Banks restated an average rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Pinnacle Entertainment in a research report on […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Northgate (NGTEF) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Northgate (OTCMKTS:NGTEF) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Northgate plc is engaged in the commercial vehicle hire business. It operates primarily in the UK, Ireland and Spain. The company serves corporate, small and medium sized and micro […]

WSFS Financial (WSFS) Raised to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of WSFS Financial (NASDAQ:WSFS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on WSFS. Zacks Investment Research upgraded WSFS Financial from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $58.00 price objective for the […]

Spark Energy (SPKE) Cut to “Strong Sell” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. Several other research analysts have also commented on SPKE. Zacks Investment Research lowered Spark Energy from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, February […]