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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 […]

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Position Cut by Guggenheim Capital LLC

Guggenheim Capital LLC cut its stake in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) by 14.8% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 1,716,085 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 297,675 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC’s holdings in Fifth Third Bancorp were worth $54,485,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. […]

Guggenheim Capital LLC Has $53.12 Million Position in Navient Corp (NAVI)

Guggenheim Capital LLC cut its holdings in Navient Corp (NASDAQ:NAVI) by 3.8% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,049,095 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 161,200 shares during the quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC owned 1.53% of Navient […]

Mosaic Co (MOS) Stake Decreased by Guggenheim Capital LLC

Guggenheim Capital LLC decreased its position in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) by 13.9% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 2,158,561 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 347,115 shares during the quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC’s holdings in Mosaic were worth $52,410,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of […]

NexPoint Residential Trust Inc (NXRT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $35.53 Million

Equities research analysts expect NexPoint Residential Trust Inc (NYSE:NXRT) to post $35.53 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for NexPoint Residential Trust’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $35.21 million to $35.89 million. NexPoint Residential Trust reported sales of $35.23 million during the same quarter last […]

Jane Street Group LLC Acquires 647,541 Shares of Sibanye Gold Ltd (SBGL)

Jane Street Group LLC lifted its holdings in Sibanye Gold Ltd (NYSE:SBGL) by 362.2% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 826,322 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 647,541 shares during the quarter. Jane Street Group LLC owned […]

LEGG MASON ETF/DEVELOPED EX-US Div (DDBI) Stake Lessened by Jane Street Group LLC

Jane Street Group LLC trimmed its position in shares of LEGG MASON ETF/DEVELOPED EX-US Div (NASDAQ:DDBI) by 36.2% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 109,396 shares of the company’s stock after selling 62,205 shares during the quarter. […]

Alliance Holdings GP (AHGP) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.18

Press coverage about Alliance Holdings GP (NASDAQ:AHGP) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most […]

Jane Street Group LLC Has $3.08 Million Holdings in VANECK VECTORS/INVT GRADE FLTG Rat (FLTR)

Jane Street Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of VANECK VECTORS/INVT GRADE FLTG Rat (NYSEARCA:FLTR) by 691.9% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 121,855 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 106,468 shares during the quarter. Jane Street […]

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG) Shares Bought by Blair William & Co. IL

Blair William & Co. IL lifted its holdings in shares of Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) by 19.9% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 89,564 shares of the asset manager’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,861 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL […]

Blair William & Co. IL Purchases 111,697 Shares of Financial Engines Inc (FNGN)

Blair William & Co. IL boosted its position in Financial Engines Inc (NASDAQ:FNGN) by 1,114.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 121,723 shares of the asset manager’s stock after purchasing an additional 111,697 shares during the quarter. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Financial Engines were worth $4,260,000 as […]

Blair William & Co. IL Purchases 1,175 Shares of AppFolio Inc (APPF)

Blair William & Co. IL boosted its position in AppFolio Inc (NASDAQ:APPF) by 1.1% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 109,900 shares of the software maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,175 shares during the quarter. Blair William & Co. IL […]

Blair William & Co. IL Trims Stake in VANGUARD Bd Ix/VANGUARD SHORT TERM (BSV)

Blair William & Co. IL cut its stake in shares of VANGUARD Bd Ix/VANGUARD SHORT TERM (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 24.4% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 58,816 shares of the company’s stock after selling 18,966 shares during the quarter. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in VANGUARD Bd Ix/VANGUARD SHORT TERM were worth […]

Jane Street Group LLC Purchases New Holdings in Invesco International BuyBack Achievers ETF (IPKW)

Jane Street Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of Invesco International BuyBack Achievers ETF (NASDAQ:IPKW) in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund purchased 79,797 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,988,000. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Harwood Advisory Group LLC acquired a new […]

Ishares U.S. Treasury Bond Etf (GOVT) Shares Bought by Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ishares U.S. Treasury Bond Etf (BMV:GOVT) by 142.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 223,916 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 131,435 shares during the quarter. Ladenburg […]

Blair William & Co. IL Trims Position in Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN)

Blair William & Co. IL lowered its position in shares of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) by 11.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 22,105 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,854 shares during the quarter. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Vail Resorts were worth $4,901,000 at the end […]

Blair William & Co. IL Has $4.90 Million Holdings in Vail Resorts, Inc. (MTN)

Blair William & Co. IL lessened its stake in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) by 11.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 22,105 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,854 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Vail Resorts were worth $4,901,000 at the end of […]

Quality Systems (QSII) Raised to Buy at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Quality Systems (NASDAQ:QSII) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Friday morning. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Quality Systems from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on […]

Telenav (TNAV) Upgraded at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Telenav (NASDAQ:TNAV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Friday. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Telenav from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, April 5th. […]

BTIG Research Begins Coverage on Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT)

BTIG Research initiated coverage on shares of Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) in a research note issued to investors on Friday, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $120.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Credit Suisse Group set a $81.00 price […]

Contrasting Rent-A-Center (RCII) & Textainer Group (TGH)

Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII) and Textainer Group (NYSE:TGH) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability. Volatility and Risk Rent-A-Center has a beta of 0.69, suggesting that its stock price […]

BlackRock Inc. Has $210.82 Million Stake in Corecivic Inc (CXW)

BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in Corecivic Inc (NYSE:CXW) by 0.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 10,800,187 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 33,668 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately […]

BlackRock Inc. Boosts Holdings in Sothebys (BID)

BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Sothebys (NYSE:BID) by 6.7% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,185,419 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after acquiring an additional 263,550 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 0.08% of […]

BlackRock Inc. Raises Stake in Monro Inc (MNRO)

BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Monro Inc (NASDAQ:MNRO) by 1.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 4,071,230 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after acquiring an additional 44,439 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately […]

Novocure Ltd (NVCR) Insider Sells $949,200.00 in Stock

Novocure Ltd (NASDAQ:NVCR) insider Yoram Palti sold 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.64, for a total value of $949,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through […]

NIC Inc. (EGOV) Shares Bought by Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC boosted its position in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) by 28.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 201,835 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 44,861 shares during the quarter. Barclays PLC’s holdings in NIC were worth $2,684,000 […]

Q2 Holdings Inc (QTWO) Director Sells $1,226,800.00 in Stock

Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:QTWO) Director Carl James Schaper sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.34, for a total value of $1,226,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 39,867 shares of the company’s […]

UniCredit (UCG) PT Set at €19.50 by Oddo Bhf

UniCredit (BIT:UCG) has been assigned a €19.50 ($22.67) price objective by investment analysts at Oddo Bhf in a report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Oddo Bhf’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 13.24% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research firms also recently weighed […]

Mercury Systems (MRCY) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Media coverage about Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mercury Systems […]

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (NYSE:KREF) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to […]

MRC Global (MRC) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

News coverage about MRC Global (NYSE:MRC) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores […]

GreenSky (GSKY) Coverage Initiated at Sandler O’Neill

Research analysts at Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of GreenSky (NASDAQ:GSKY) in a research note issued on Monday, The Fly reports. The firm set a “hold” rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of GreenSky in a […]

Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) Downgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Coca-Cola FEMSA (NYSE:KOF) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Monday, The Fly reports. A number of other analysts also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Coca-Cola FEMSA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” […]

Icon (ICLR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp

Icon (NASDAQ:ICLR)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by investment analysts at KeyCorp in a research note issued to investors on Monday, The Fly reports. They presently have a $152.00 target price on the medical research company’s stock, up from their prior target price of $130.00. KeyCorp’s target price suggests a potential upside of 12.21% […]

GreenSky (GSKY) Coverage Initiated at SunTrust Banks

Equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks began coverage on shares of GreenSky (NASDAQ:GSKY) in a research report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on GreenSky in a research report […]

Centene (CNC) Receives “Outperform” Rating from Wells Fargo & Co

Centene (NYSE:CNC)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Wells Fargo & Co in a note issued to investors on Monday, The Fly reports. They presently have a $142.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $126.00. Wells Fargo & Co’s target price would suggest a potential […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Upgrades JBS S A/S (JBSAY) to “Overweight”

JBS S A/S (OTCMKTS:JBSAY) was upgraded by research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report released on Monday, The Fly reports. Shares of JBS S A/S opened at $4.79 on Monday, according to MarketBeat.com. The company has a market cap of $6.54 billion, a P/E […]

Hubbell (HUBB) Upgraded to Outperform by JMP Securities

Hubbell (NYSE:HUBB) was upgraded by analysts at JMP Securities from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report issued on Monday. HUBB has been the subject of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hubbell from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 4th. Morgan Stanley […]

Allianz (ALV) Given a €217.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Allianz (FRA:ALV) has been assigned a €217.00 ($252.33) price objective by stock analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price objective points to a potential upside of 21.08% from the stock’s current price. A […]

Rapid7 (RPD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BTIG Research

Rapid7 (NASDAQ:RPD)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by analysts at BTIG Research in a report issued on Monday. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Rapid7 from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 3rd. Stifel […]

Goldman Sachs Group Downgrades Redfin (RDFN) to Sell

Redfin (NASDAQ:RDFN) was downgraded by stock analysts at Goldman Sachs Group from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Monday, The Fly reports. Several other research analysts have also commented on RDFN. BidaskClub lowered Redfin from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, February […]