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Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH) Forecasted to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.73 Per Share

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) – Equities research analysts at DA Davidson issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Commerce Bancshares in a research note issued on Thursday. DA Davidson analyst J. Rulis forecasts that the financial services provider will post earnings of $0.73 per share for the quarter. DA Davidson also […]

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings (KW) Receives Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.09

Media stories about Kennedy-Wilson Holdings (NYSE:KW) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 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 to one […]

La Quinta Holdings (LQ) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Media coverage about La Quinta Holdings (NYSE:LQ) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring 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 positive one, with scores nearest […]

KeyCorp Reiterates Hold Rating for Comcast Co. (CMCSA)

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by stock analysts at KeyCorp in a report issued on Tuesday. CMCSA has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Moffett Nathanson downgraded Comcast from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $45.00 target price on the stock. in a […]

J P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts Give Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) a $242.00 Price Target

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been assigned a $242.00 price objective by equities research analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research note issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the Internet television network’s stock. J P Morgan Chase & Co’s price target suggests a potential upside of 19.45% […]

UBS AG Analysts Give Krones AG (KRN) a €99.00 Price Target

Krones AG (ETR:KRN) has been assigned a €99.00 ($116.47) price target by research analysts at UBS AG in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “sell” rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also weighed in on KRN. HSBC Holdings plc set a €118.00 ($138.82) price objective on Krones AG […]

Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) Holdings Cut by Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL

Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL trimmed its position in Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) by 0.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 29,721 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 216 shares during the period. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL’s holdings […]

Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL Buys 33 Shares of Tenneco Inc. (TEN)

Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL increased its stake in Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,125 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after purchasing an additional 33 shares during the period. Gofen […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $14.47 Million Holdings in MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its position in shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 462,455 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,429 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement […]

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Position Held by Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL

Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL continued to hold its position in Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,336 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL’s holdings in […]

Financial Review: Aflac (AFL) versus Metlife (MET)

Aflac (NYSE: AFL) and Metlife (NYSE:MET) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Insider & Institutional Ownership 65.6% of Aflac shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.2% of […]

Steris Plc’s (STE) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at KeyCorp

Steris Plc (NYSE:STE)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp in a report released on Tuesday. They presently have a $91.00 target price on the medical equipment provider’s stock. KeyCorp’s price target points to a potential upside of 0.36% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research analysts also recently commented on […]

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) Given “Hold” Rating at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The analysts wrote, “Finally Spur Increase in Loan/Lease Volumes for CIT? Most of the elements that investors have been looking to arise from CIT […]

Dynegy Inc. (DYN) Downgraded by Deutsche Bank AG to Sell

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) was downgraded by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank AG from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on DYN. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Dynegy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” […]

Analysts Expect AutoZone, Inc. (AZO) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $2.54 Billion

Wall Street analysts predict that AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) will post sales of $2.54 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Nine analysts have issued estimates for AutoZone’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $2.58 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $2.52 billion. AutoZone posted sales of […]

Wasatch Advisors Inc. Has $6,395,000 Holdings in People’s Utah Bancorp (PUB)

Wasatch Advisors Inc. continued to hold its position in People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 238,630 shares of the bank’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. owned approximately 1.33% of People’s Utah Bancorp […]

Wasatch Advisors Inc. Has $5.22 Million Holdings in Suncor Energy Inc. (SU)

Wasatch Advisors Inc. lowered its position in shares of Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) (TSE:SU) by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 178,921 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 1,870 shares during the quarter. Wasatch Advisors […]

Wasatch Advisors Inc. Buys 47,000 Shares of Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI)

Wasatch Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) by 71.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 113,186 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 47,000 shares during the quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. owned about […]

Jefferies Group Comments on Helmerich & Payne, Inc.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (HP)

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Helmerich & Payne in a research note issued on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Handler forecasts that the oil and gas company will post earnings of ($0.12) per share for the quarter. Jefferies […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $16.76 Million Position in Hexcel Co. (HXL)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio decreased its holdings in Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL) by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 317,431 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 1,299 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System […]

16,570 Shares in M&T Bank Corporation (MTB) Purchased by Sterling Capital Management LLC

Sterling Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE:MTB) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 16,570 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $2,684,000. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. […]

FirstEnergy Corporation (FE) Holdings Maintained by Dreman Value Management L L C

Dreman Value Management L L C held its stake in FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,703 shares of the utilities provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Dreman Value Management L L C’s holdings in FirstEnergy […]

National Asset Management Inc. Acquires 379 Shares of FirstEnergy Corporation (FE)

National Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) by 4.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 8,245 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 379 shares during the period. National Asset Management Inc.’s holdings […]

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Holdings Raised by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its holdings in shares of Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) by 1.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 548,594 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,914 […]

367,057 Shares in Hubbell Inc (HUBB) Purchased by Koch Industries Inc.

Koch Industries Inc. bought a new position in shares of Hubbell Inc (NYSE:HUBB) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 367,057 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $364,000. Koch Industries Inc. owned 0.67% of Hubbell […]

National Asset Management Inc. Has $254,000 Position in EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)

National Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG) by 4.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,796 shares of the energy exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 119 shares during the period. National Asset Management Inc.’s holdings […]

Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. Acquires 274 Shares of EPR Properties (EPR)

Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 19,172 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 274 shares during the […]

Sterling Capital Management LLC Decreases Stake in K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (KTWO)

Sterling Capital Management LLC decreased its position in K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTWO) by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 102,507 shares of the medical device company’s stock after selling 2,971 shares during the quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC […]

Sterling Capital Management LLC Raises Stake in Dycom Industries, Inc. (DY)

Sterling Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY) by 7.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 26,240 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,850 shares during the quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC owned about […]

STORE Capital Corporation (STOR) Shares Bought by 1st Global Advisors Inc.

1st Global Advisors Inc. grew its position in shares of STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE:STOR) by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 24,112 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 222 shares during the period. 1st […]

Koch Industries Inc. Acquires Shares of 377,816 Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS)

Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new stake in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 377,816 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $376,000. Koch Industries Inc. owned 1.66% of Littelfuse as of […]

Koch Industries Inc. Invests $354,000 in Woodward, Inc. (WWD) Stock

Koch Industries Inc. purchased a new position in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 359,222 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $354,000. Koch Industries Inc. owned approximately 0.59% of Woodward at the […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Has $1.16 Million Position in Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) by 3.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 41,745 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,440 shares during the quarter. Piedmont […]

Dreman Value Management L L C Has $424,000 Stake in First American Corporation (The) (FAF)

Dreman Value Management L L C maintained its position in First American Corporation (The) (NYSE:FAF) 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 10,784 shares of the insurance provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. […]

Arcus Capital Partners LLC Continues to Hold Position in Deere & Company (DE)

Arcus Capital Partners LLC held its stake in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,500 shares of the industrial products company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Arcus Capital Partners LLC’s […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Takes Position in Progress Software Corporation (PRGS)

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 43,243 shares of the software maker’s stock, valued at approximately $1,336,000. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC owned […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Increases Stake in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio grew its stake in shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 151,163 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,394 shares during the period. […]

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC Invests $906,000 in Essent Group Ltd. (ESNT) Stock

Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE:ESNT) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 24,404 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $906,000. A number of other hedge funds and […]

Verition Fund Management LLC Takes Position in Newfield Exploration Company (NFX)

Verition Fund Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 22,562 shares of the energy company’s stock, valued at approximately $642,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have […]

1st Global Advisors Inc. Has $450,000 Stake in Qorvo, Inc. (QRVO)

1st Global Advisors Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Qorvo, Inc. (NASDAQ:QRVO) by 1.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,099 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 135 shares during the period. 1st Global Advisors […]