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PhotoMedex (PHMD) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

News stories about PhotoMedex (NASDAQ:PHMD) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for BHP Billiton Limited’s FY2018 Earnings (BHP)

BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for BHP Billiton Limited in a report released on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst C. Lafemina now forecasts that the mining company will post earnings per share of $2.80 for the year, down from their prior estimate of […]

Earthstone Energy Inc (ESTE) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Earthstone Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ESTE) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Tuesday. They currently have $12.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Earthstone Energy, Inc., formerly known as Basic Earth Science Systems, Inc., is an independent oil and gas exploration […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers DexCom, Inc. (DXCM) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “DexCom reported narrower-than-expected loss in the second quarter. We believe the company’s margins will continue to be under pressure in the coming quarters, owing to high product […]

Differential Brands Group Inc. (DFBG) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Differential Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DFBG) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Differential Brands Group Inc. designs, develops and markets apparel products primarily in the United States. Its product line includes women, men and […]

Barrington Research Weighs in on Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares’ FY2018 Earnings (LGF.A)

Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (NASDAQ:LGF.A) – Stock analysts at Barrington Research increased their FY2018 EPS estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $1.00 for […]

FY2018 Earnings Estimate for Corus Entertainment Inc. Issued By Desjardins (CJR)

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSE:CJR) – Analysts at Desjardins cut their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Corus Entertainment in a research note issued on Thursday. Desjardins analyst M. Yaghi now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $1.11 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $1.14. Desjardins currently […]

Harvey Investment Co. LLC Sells 1,025 Shares of AMTEK, Inc. (AME)

Harvey Investment Co. LLC reduced its position in AMTEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) by 4.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 24,774 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 1,025 shares during the quarter. Harvey Investment Co. LLC’s holdings in AMTEK were worth $1,636,000 as of […]

FormulaFolio Investments LLC Takes $908,000 Position in LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)

FormulaFolio Investments LLC purchased a new position in LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 9,163 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock, valued at approximately $908,000. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their […]

IDEX Corporation (IEX) Holdings Reduced by Harvey Investment Co. LLC

Harvey Investment Co. LLC lowered its holdings in IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) by 4.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 122,343 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 6,182 shares during the quarter. IDEX Corporation comprises about 2.9% […]

Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd. Buys Shares of 21,285 Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

Graybill Bartz & Assoc Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 21,285 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $2,519,000. Several other institutional investors have also added to […]

FormulaFolio Investments LLC Purchases New Stake in Invesco PLC (IVZ)

FormulaFolio Investments LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Invesco PLC (NYSE:IVZ) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 11,813 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $414,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge […]

iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd (IEF) Position Cut by FormulaFolio Investments LLC

FormulaFolio Investments LLC cut its position in shares of iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Trasry Bnd Fd (NYSE:IEF) by 8.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 22,520 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,958 shares during the period. FormulaFolio Investments […]

Exane Derivatives Trims Stake in Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP)

Exane Derivatives cut its holdings in Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) by 20.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,223 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 5,219 shares during the period. Exane Derivatives’ holdings in Microchip Technology […]

Exane Derivatives Buys 28,596 Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Company (ANF)

Exane Derivatives grew its stake in shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) by 11.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 273,790 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 28,596 shares during the period. Abercrombie & Fitch comprises approximately 0.7% of […]

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. Lowers Stake in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO)

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. cut its position in shares of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) by 3.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 194,096 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 6,744 shares during the period. Hermes Investment […]

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. Raises Stake in Capital One Financial Corp. (COF)

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. increased its position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 8.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 667,508 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 54,809 shares during the quarter. […]

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. Has $75.80 Million Stake in Lam Research Corporation (LRCX)

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) by 9.7% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 409,640 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 36,315 shares during the period. Lam […]

Analyzing Acacia Research Corporation (ACTG) and Its Peers

Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG) is one of 99 public companies in the “Business Support Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Acacia Research Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability. Insider & Institutional Ownership 70.9% […]

Comparing UNITIL Corporation (UTL) & Atlantic Power Corporation (AT)

UNITIL Corporation (NYSE: UTL) and Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE:AT) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 59.4% of UNITIL Corporation shares are held by institutional […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers CenterState Banks, Inc. (CSFL) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CenterState Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSFL) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “CenterState Banks, Inc., formerly CenterState Banks of Florida, Inc., operates as a multi bank holding company, which provides consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, […]

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Celsion Corporation (CLSN) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ:CLSN) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Celsion is dedicated to the development and commercialization of oncology drugs including tumor-targeting treatments using focused heat energy in combination with heat activated drug delivery systems. Celsion has […]

Carbonite, Inc. (CARB) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at JMP Securities

JMP Securities began coverage on shares of Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $30.00 price objective on the technology company’s stock. CARB has been the topic of several other research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Carbonite from a […]

Danaher Corporation (DHR) Price Target Raised to $97.00 at Robert W. Baird

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) had its price target hoisted by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $87.00 to $97.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The brokerage presently has an “outperform” rating on the conglomerate’s stock. Robert W. Baird’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 6.84% from the company’s […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $569.63 Million

Equities research analysts predict that FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) will report $569.63 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Eight analysts have made estimates for FleetCor Technologies’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $584.14 million and the lowest is $543.80 million. FleetCor Technologies posted sales of $484.43 million during the […]

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Reaffirms Buy Rating for Sonic Corp. (SONC)

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reissued their buy rating on shares of Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a $29.00 price target on the restaurant operator’s stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Sonic Corp.’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.15 EPS, Q3 […]

Robert W. Baird Reaffirms Buy Rating for Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT)

Robert W. Baird reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) in a research note released on Tuesday. Robert W. Baird currently has a $101.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. William Blair reaffirmed an outperform rating on shares of Sarepta […]

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Over the past three months, share price of T-Mobile US declined 0.7% as against the industry's gain of 1.9%. Moreover, T-Mobile US operates in a […]

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. Has $252.78 Million Stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSM)

Hermes Investment Management Ltd. grew its holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 11.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 6,731,814 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 695,963 shares during the period. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing […]

Howe & Rusling Inc. Takes Position in McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)

Howe & Rusling Inc. acquired a new stake in McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund acquired 4,912 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $504,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in […]

Aetna Inc. (AET) Position Trimmed by Howe & Rusling Inc.

Howe & Rusling Inc. lowered its position in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) by 3.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 23,544 shares of the company’s stock after selling 898 shares during the period. Howe & Rusling Inc.’s holdings in Aetna were worth $3,744,000 at the […]

Howe & Rusling Inc. Sells 1,250 Shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

Howe & Rusling Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) by 0.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 138,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,250 shares during […]

Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC Sells 1,800 Shares of Cirrus Logic, Inc. (CRUS)

Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRUS) by 8.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 18,361 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 1,800 shares during the period. […]

Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC Trims Stake in iShares Russell Microcap Index (IWC)

Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC reduced its holdings in shares of iShares Russell Microcap Index (NYSE:IWC) by 13.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 52,531 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 8,363 shares during the quarter. iShares Russell Microcap Index […]

JJJ Advisors Inc. Takes $1.24 Million Position in Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (JAG)

JJJ Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:JAG) in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 90,988 shares of the mining company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,243,000. Jagged Peak Energy comprises 0.7% of JJJ Advisors Inc.’s portfolio, […]

4,965 Shares in Renasant Corporation (RNST) Acquired by Highwater Wealth Management LLC

Highwater Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 4,965 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $213,000. Other institutional investors have […]

247,370 Shares in Vantiv, Inc. (VNTV) Purchased by Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC

Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC acquired a new position in Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 247,370 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $17,432,000. Vantiv comprises 1.7% of Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC’s portfolio, […]

Lincoln Capital Corp Boosts Holdings in Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) (BK)

Lincoln Capital Corp raised its position in shares of Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation (The) (NYSE:BK) by 5.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 79,203 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,837 shares during the quarter. […]

Lynch & Associates IN Boosts Stake in TotalFinaElf, S.A. (TOT)

Lynch & Associates IN grew its holdings in TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) by 5.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,680 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the quarter. Lynch & Associates IN’s […]

MEMBERS Trust Co Buys 27,223 Shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (IJR)

MEMBERS Trust Co lifted its stake in shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSE:IJR) by 2.3% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,204,320 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 27,223 shares during the […]