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Aviva plc (AV) Trading 0.5% Higher

Aviva plc (LON:AV) shares traded up 0.5% on Thursday . The company traded as high as GBX 503 ($6.68) and last traded at GBX 501.50 ($6.66). 10,075,482 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 16% from the average session volume of 8,713,160 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 499 ($6.63). Several […]

zooplus AG (ZO1) PT Set at €142.00 by Warburg Research

zooplus AG (ETR:ZO1) received a €142.00 ($167.06) price target from investment analysts at Warburg Research in a research report issued on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. ZO1 has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Baader Bank set a €180.00 ($211.76) target price on shares of […]

Hochtief Ag (HOT) Given a €135.00 Price Target by Independent Research GmbH Analysts

Hochtief Ag (FRA:HOT) has been assigned a €135.00 ($158.82) price objective by equities research analysts at Independent Research GmbH in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage presently has a “sell” rating on the stock. Several other equities analysts have also commented on HOT. Berenberg Bank set a €141.00 ($165.88) target price […]

Insider Selling: FibroGen, Inc (FGEN) CEO Sells $2,125,752.72 in Stock

FibroGen, Inc (NASDAQ:FGEN) CEO Thomas B. Neff sold 38,636 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.02, for a total transaction of $2,125,752.72. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 3,176,861 shares of the company’s stock, valued at […]

Jeffrey A. Citron Sells 414,913 Shares of Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG) Stock

Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) Director Jeffrey A. Citron sold 414,913 shares of Vonage Holdings Corp. stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.12, for a total value of $3,369,093.56. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 12,676,047 shares of the company’s stock, […]

Analysts Offer Predictions for RLI Corp.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (RLI)

RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLI) – Equities research analysts at William Blair issued their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for shares of RLI Corp. in a note issued to investors on Monday. William Blair analyst A. Klauber forecasts that the insurance provider will earn $0.05 per share for the quarter. William Blair also issued estimates for RLI Corp.’s […]

Sarasin & Partners LLP Sells 14,577 Shares of Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)

Sarasin & Partners LLP decreased its holdings in shares of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 742,067 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 14,577 shares during the period. Union Pacific Corporation makes up 1.6% of Sarasin […]

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Stake Increased by Savant Capital LLC

Savant Capital LLC grew its stake in shares of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) by 1.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 7,218 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 128 shares during the quarter. Savant […]

United Asset Strategies Inc. Has $380,000 Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

United Asset Strategies Inc. held its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,025 shares of the retailer’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. United Asset Strategies Inc.’s holdings in Wal-Mart Stores were […]

Westchester Capital Management Inc. Buys 1,090 Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

Westchester Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 97,193 shares of the retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,090 shares during the quarter. Wal-Mart Stores comprises approximately […]

Granite Investment Partners LLC Has $13.87 Million Position in Visa Inc. (V)

Granite Investment Partners LLC lowered its holdings in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) by 4.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 147,932 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock after selling 6,994 shares during the period. Visa comprises 0.9% of Granite Investment Partners LLC’s portfolio, making […]

Lyon William Homes (WLH) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in Lyon William Homes (NYSE:WLH) by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 121,964 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,177 shares during the period. Schwab Charles […]

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 153,912 Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc. (EXXI)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXXI) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 153,912 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $2,859,000. Schwab Charles […]

Reviewing AZZ (AZZ) & Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB)

AZZ (NYSE: AZZ) and Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE:SPB) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares AZZ and Spectrum Brands Holdings’ top-line revenue, earnings […]

Contrasting Prudential Financial (PRU) and Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)

Prudential Financial (NYSE: PRU) and Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent recommendations for Prudential Financial and […]

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (HEES) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the six analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 […]

Gran Tierra Energy Inc (GTE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Gran Tierra Energy Inc (TSE:GTE) (AMEX:GTE) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Gran Tierra Energy Inc. is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Calgary, Canada, incorporated and traded […]

New Flyer Industries Inc (NFI) Given New C$59.00 Price Target at CIBC

New Flyer Industries Inc (TSE:NFI) had its target price lowered by CIBC from C$61.00 to C$59.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on NFI. TD Securities lifted their price target on New Flyer Industries from C$62.00 to C$63.00 and gave the company a […]

J P Morgan Chase & Co Trims Teck Resources Ltd (TECK.B) Target Price to C$39.00

Teck Resources Ltd (TSE:TECK.B) had its price objective lowered by J P Morgan Chase & Co from C$41.00 to C$39.00 in a report published on Tuesday morning. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on TECK.B. Scotiabank reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a C$38.00 price target on shares of Teck Resources […]

AECOM (ACM) Earns News Impact Score of 0.10

Press coverage about AECOM (NYSE:ACM) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (HHC) Share Price

Media headlines about Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (NYSE:HHC) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to […]

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Skechers U.S.A. (SKX) Share Price

Headlines about Skechers U.S.A. (NYSE:SKX) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one […]

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc (RRTS) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its position in Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc (NASDAQ:RRTS) by 48.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 414,185 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 135,100 shares during the […]

Philip Morris International Inc (PM) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) by 8.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,516,954 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 452,857 shares during the period. Schwab Charles […]

Altria Group (MO) Stake Held by Evermay Wealth Management LLC

Evermay Wealth Management LLC held its stake in Altria Group (NYSE:MO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,499 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Evermay Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Altria Group […]

Palisade Asset Management LLC Purchases 6,406 Shares of Schlumberger N.V. (SLB)

Palisade Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) by 26.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 30,495 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,406 shares during […]

Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC Has $750,000 Stake in McDonald’s Corporation (MCD)

Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC maintained its position in shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,899 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC’s […]

Arrow Financial Corp Trims Stake in International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Arrow Financial Corp reduced its stake in shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) by 12.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,935 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 2,883 shares during the period. Arrow Financial Corp’s holdings in International […]

Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC Takes Position in Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC bought a new position in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm bought 4,454 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock, valued at approximately $223,000. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. […]

Davis R M Inc. Has $16.35 Million Holdings in Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK)

Davis R M Inc. raised its position in Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 9.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 255,108 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 21,555 shares during the period. Davis R M Inc.’s holdings […]

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Stake Raised by HL Financial Services LLC

HL Financial Services LLC lifted its stake in shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 95,816 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,609 shares during the period. HL Financial Services LLC’s holdings […]

Advisor Partners LLC Trims Stake in Wells Fargo & Co (WFC)

Advisor Partners LLC reduced its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 8.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 80,595 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 7,537 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Co comprises […]

236 Shares in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Purchased by WealthTrust Axiom LLC

WealthTrust Axiom LLC bought a new stake in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 236 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock, valued at approximately $228,000. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Shares Bought by Perennial Advisors LLC

Perennial Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 3.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,346 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after buying an additional 74 shares during the period. Amazon.com comprises approximately 1.6% of Perennial […]

Insider Selling: Carnival Corporation (CUK) CEO Sells $6,127,771.23 in Stock

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CUK) CEO Arnold W. Donald sold 90,903 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.41, for a total transaction of $6,127,771.23. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this […]

Centerra Gold Inc. (CG) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.18 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts

Centerra Gold Inc. (TSE:CG) – Analysts at National Bank Financial issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Centerra Gold in a report released on Tuesday. National Bank Financial analyst M. Parkin expects that the company will earn $0.18 per share for the quarter. National Bank Financial has a “Sector Perform Market Weight” rating […]

Head-To-Head Survey: Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) & American International Group (AIG)

Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC) and American International Group (NYSE:AIG) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk and profitability. Profitability This table compares Marsh & McLennan Companies and American International […]

Critical Review: Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) vs. Its Competitors

Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Westlake Chemical Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability. Institutional and Insider Ownership 32.0% of […]

Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd Expected to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.13 Per Share (KML)

Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd (TSE:KML) – Stock analysts at National Bank Financial issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Kinder Morgan Canada in a research report issued on Monday. National Bank Financial analyst P. Kenny anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.13 for the quarter. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: […]

Experian plc (EXPGY) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Experian plc (NASDAQ:EXPGY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday. The firm currently has $23.00 price target on the business services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Experian plc offers information services. The company’s business segment consists of Credit Services, Decision Analytics, […]