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RPC, Inc. (RES) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

RPC, Inc. (NYSE:RES) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $26.00 price target on the oil and gas company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 13.54% from the company’s current price. […]

Biogen Inc. (BIIB) Upgraded at Mizuho

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) was upgraded by analysts at Mizuho from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $400.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $319.00. Mizuho’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of […]

Netflix’s (NFLX) Sell Rating Reiterated at Wedbush

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Wedbush in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $93.00 target price on the Internet television network’s stock. Wedbush’s price target indicates a potential downside of 54.09% from the company’s current price. Other research analysts have also […]

Aramark (ARMK) Price Target Raised to $47.00

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) had its target price hoisted by research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $44.00 to $47.00 in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 10.51% from the stock’s current price. A […]

Vanguard Group Inc. Increases Position in Meritor, Inc. (MTOR)

Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Meritor, Inc. (NYSE:MTOR) by 4.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,602,537 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after purchasing an additional 447,647 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group […]

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) Shares Bought by Vanguard Group Inc.

Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) by 1.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,040,104 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 41,002 shares […]

Vanguard Group Inc. Has $203.93 Million Holdings in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH)

Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) by 4.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 16,082,464 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after buying an additional 711,500 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group […]

Northern Trust Corp Raises Position in Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG)

Northern Trust Corp increased its position in Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE:WPG) by 3.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,856,188 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 137,470 shares during the quarter. […]

Canon, Inc. (CAJ) Shares Sold by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp lessened its stake in shares of Canon, Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 959,886 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 4,856 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned about 0.09% of Canon worth $32,656,000 […]

Northern Trust Corp Raises Holdings in HealthEquity, Inc. (HQY)

Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) by 14.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 662,459 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 81,665 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned about […]

Northern Trust Corp Acquires 53,846 Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Northern Trust Corp grew its holdings in shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 13,556,007 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 53,846 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 1.37% of Texas […]

Citigroup Inc. Invests $338,000 in Strongbridge Biopharma PLC (SBBP)

Citigroup Inc. purchased a new position in Strongbridge Biopharma PLC (NASDAQ:SBBP) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 47,241 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $338,000. Citigroup Inc. owned about 0.13% of Strongbridge Biopharma PLC at […]

Citigroup Inc. Buys 569 Shares of SVB Financial Group (SIVB)

Citigroup Inc. grew its stake in shares of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) by 39.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,006 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 569 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in SVB […]

Shoe Carnival, Inc. (SCVL) Shares Bought by Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Shoe Carnival, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCVL) by 12.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,658 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,961 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc. owned approximately 0.10% of Shoe […]

Fibria Celulose SA (FBR) Position Lessened by Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. cut its holdings in Fibria Celulose SA (NYSE:FBR) by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 36,874 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 587 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in Fibria Celulose […]

GSA Capital Partners LLP Acquires New Holdings in Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI)

GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new stake in shares of Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 8,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $317,000. A number of other […]

GSA Capital Partners LLP Purchases New Position in Hooker Furniture Corporation (HOFT)

GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new stake in Hooker Furniture Corporation (NASDAQ:HOFT) in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 7,783 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $320,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP owned approximately 0.07% of Hooker Furniture Corporation as […]

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE:RS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday. The brokerage currently has $86.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Reliance Steel has outperformed the industry it belongs to over the last year. […]

St. Joe Co (JOE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of St. Joe Co (NYSE:JOE) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday. According to Zacks, “Shares of St. Joe have underperformed its industry in the past three months. However, the stock has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for third-quarter and current-year earnings […]

Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Bemis is poised to gain from focus on process and efficiency improvement. Further, its focus on innovation will help capitalize on increasing package sophistication […]

Analyzing Centene Corporation (CNC) and The Competition

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) is one of 14 public companies in the “Managed Health Care” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Centene Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Volatility and Risk Centene Corporation has a […]

Head-To-Head Survey: TPG RE Finance Trust (TRTX) & LendingClub Corporation (LC)

TPG RE Finance Trust (NASDAQ: TRTX) and LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) are both financials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk. Valuation & Earnings This table compares TPG RE Finance Trust and LendingClub Corporation’s […]

$430.87 Million in Sales Expected for United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR) This Quarter

Analysts predict that United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) will report $430.87 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have made estimates for United Therapeutics Corporation’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $442.51 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $415.90 million. United Therapeutics Corporation posted […]

Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJREF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

Corus Entertainment Inc. (OTCMKTS:CJREF) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, October 18th. Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJREF) opened at 10.288 on Tuesday. Corus Entertainment Inc. has a 1-year low of $8.09 and a 1-year high of $11.38. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $10.74 and […]

Rogers Communication, Inc. (RCI) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Rogers Communication, Inc. (NYSE:RCI) (TSE:RCI.B) will be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, October 19th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.00 per share for the quarter. Rogers Communication (NYSE:RCI) (TSE:RCI.B) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.74 earnings per […]

EnLink Midstream (ENLC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about EnLink Midstream (NYSE:ENLC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 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 […]

Energizer Holdings (ENR) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

Media stories about Energizer Holdings (NYSE:ENR) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most […]

Steven Madden, Ltd. (SHOO) Position Cut by GSA Capital Partners LLP

GSA Capital Partners LLP trimmed its position in Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SHOO) by 32.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,251 shares of the textile maker’s stock after selling 4,025 shares during the quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP’s holdings in Steven […]

Belden Inc (BDC) Position Trimmed by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Belden Inc (NYSE:BDC) by 5.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 24,483 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 1,394 shares during the quarter. […]

Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Holdings Raised by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) by 1.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 58,058 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 652 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned about 0.07% […]

Canon, Inc. (CAJ) Holdings Trimmed by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. lowered its holdings in shares of Canon, Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) by 12.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 58,546 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 8,602 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management […]

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) Shares Sold by New York State Common Retirement Fund

New York State Common Retirement Fund reduced its stake in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) by 15.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 174,823 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 33,165 shares during the period. New York […]

New York State Common Retirement Fund Acquires 11,087 Shares of Hillenbrand Inc (HI)

New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its holdings in shares of Hillenbrand Inc (NYSE:HI) by 9.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 124,399 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 11,087 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund […]

New York State Common Retirement Fund Buys 32,829 Shares of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (DECK)

New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in shares of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE:DECK) by 92.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 68,230 shares of the textile maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 32,829 shares during the quarter. New […]

New York State Common Retirement Fund Increases Holdings in Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (RHP)

New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its position in Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:RHP) by 59.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 75,305 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 28,004 shares during the period. New York State […]

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Has $493,000 Holdings in PBF Energy Inc. (PBF)

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lowered its stake in PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) by 91.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 22,150 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 251,200 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans’ holdings […]

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Acquires 910 Shares of PetMed Express, Inc. (PETS)

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans lifted its holdings in shares of PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETS) by 7.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,440 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 910 shares during the quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans owned […]

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Has $452,000 Holdings in United Community Financial Corp. (UCFC)

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. continued to hold its stake in United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 54,438 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. PNC Financial Services […]

Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC) Shares Bought by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans raised its stake in Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) by 6.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,560 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 510 shares during the period. Thrivent […]

AstraZeneca plc (AZN) Price Target Raised to GBX 5,100 at Jefferies Group LLC

AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) had its target price boosted by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 4,900 ($65.11) to GBX 5,100 ($67.77) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. UBS AG set […]