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Royal Bank Of Canada Begins Coverage on Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)

Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on shares of Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage set a “sector perform” rating and a $72.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price target points to a potential upside of 7.35% from the company’s previous close. […]

Entegris, Inc. (ENTG) Rating Reiterated by Needham & Company LLC

Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Needham & Company LLC in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $29.00 price objective on the semiconductor company’s stock. Needham & Company LLC’s target price indicates a potential upside of 4.88% from the company’s […]

Regions Financial Corporation (RF) Given “Hold” Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research note issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $14.50 price objective on the bank’s stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ target price points to a potential upside of 3.42% from the stock’s current price. RF has been […]

PowerShares Dynamic Indls Sec Port (PRN) to Issue Dividend Increase – $0.25 Per Share

PowerShares Dynamic Indls Sec Port (NYSE:PRN) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 18th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 19th will be paid a dividend of 0.253 per share by the exchange traded fund on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.01 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The […]

RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) Earns Hold Rating from Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on shares of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm set a “hold” rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on RLJ. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 […]

Nike, Inc. (NKE) Downgraded by UBS AG to “Neutral”

Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) was downgraded by research analysts at UBS AG from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Tuesday. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on NKE. Canaccord Genuity set a $51.00 price target on shares of Nike and gave the company a “hold” rating in […]

Cerner Corporation (CERN) Now Covered by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada

Stock analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage set a “top pick” rating and a $84.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 21.21% from the company’s previous […]

Brokers Offer Predictions for Mednax, Inc’s Q3 2017 Earnings (MD)

Mednax, Inc (NYSE:MD) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp cut their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Mednax in a research note issued to investors on Sunday. KeyCorp analyst J. Gurda now anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.77 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.80. KeyCorp has […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Service Corporation International (SCI) to Hold

Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Service Corp. is the largest provider of funeral and cemetery services in the world. The funeral and cemetery operations consist of the Company’s […]

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY) Rating Reiterated by Beaufort Securities

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Beaufort Securities in a report released on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 80 ($1.08) price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Beaufort Securities’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 22.51% from the stock’s current price. […]

Seiko Epson Corp (SEKEY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Seiko Epson Corp (NASDAQ:SEKEY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $14.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price points to a potential upside of 11.11% from the stock’s current price. According to […]

Concepta PLC (CPT) Posts Earnings Results

Concepta PLC (LON:CPT) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported GBX (1) (($0.01)) earnings per share for the quarter, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Concepta PLC (CPT) opened at 10.875 on Tuesday. Concepta PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 10.80 and a 52 week high of GBX 22.67. The company’s 50-day moving […]

LSV Asset Management Lowers Holdings in Harris Corporation (HRS)

LSV Asset Management lessened its position in shares of Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) by 77.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 33,000 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 114,809 shares during the period. LSV Asset […]

LSV Asset Management Sells 22,724 Shares of Caesarstone Ltd. (CSTE)

LSV Asset Management decreased its holdings in shares of Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) by 17.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 105,676 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 22,724 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management owned approximately 0.31% of Caesarstone worth $3,703,000 […]

PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) Stake Lessened by LSV Asset Management

LSV Asset Management lowered its stake in shares of PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) by 31.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 58,400 shares of the company’s stock after selling 26,400 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management’s […]

Redwood Trust, Inc. (RWT) Shares Bought by LSV Asset Management

LSV Asset Management grew its position in Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RWT) by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 247,100 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 9,700 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management owned approximately […]

Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Stake Maintained by Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. held its stake in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 10,248 shares of the industrial products company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity […]

Collectors Universe (CLCT) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

Media coverage about Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most […]

L.B. Foster (FSTR) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

News headlines about L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest […]

Critical Comparison: Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) versus Pretium Resources (PVG)

Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) and Pretium Resources (NYSE:PVG) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Turquoise […]

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) vs. Its Competitors Head to Head Contrast

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) is one of 35 public companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Albemarle Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Albemarle Corporation […]

UNITIL Corporation (UTL) Receives “Hold” Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada restated their hold rating on shares of UNITIL Corporation (NYSE:UTL) in a research note released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a $47.00 price target on the utilities provider’s stock. UTL has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of UNITIL Corporation from a […]

Green Dot Corporation (GDOT) Price Target Raised to $54.00 at Citigroup Inc.

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) had its price objective raised by Citigroup Inc. from $48.00 to $54.00 in a research report released on Monday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock. GDOT has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Green […]

Teck Resources Ltd (TECK) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Axiom Securities

Axiom Securities started coverage on shares of Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK) (TSE:TECK) in a research report released on Monday. The brokerage issued a sell rating and a $16.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. TECK has been the subject of several other reports. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised shares of Teck […]

BP p.l.c. (BP) Upgraded to Outperform at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note published on Monday morning. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on BP. BidaskClub raised BP p.l.c. from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report […]

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Buys Shares of 9,579 Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new stake in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm bought 9,579 shares of the network technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,282,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also […]

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Has $1.35 Million Position in Whirlpool Corporation (WHR)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. cut its holdings in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,068 shares of the company’s stock after selling 100 shares during the quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management […]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS Has $580,000 Stake in Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lifted its position in Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) by 0.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 31,623 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 50 shares during the […]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS Reduces Position in Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS lowered its holdings in shares of Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 6,457 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 47 shares during the […]

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stake Decreased by Banque Pictet & Cie SA

Banque Pictet & Cie SA reduced its position in BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) by 4.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,451 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 67 shares during the period. Banque Pictet & Cie SA’s holdings in BlackRock were […]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS Has $606,000 Holdings in Masimo Corporation (MASI)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS decreased its position in Masimo Corporation (NASDAQ:MASI) by 49.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 6,643 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after selling 6,467 shares during the period. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania […]

Ube Industries, Ltd. (Japan) (UBEOY) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Ube Industries, Ltd. (Japan) (NASDAQ:UBEOY) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Ube Industries, Ltd. (Japan)’s rating score has declined by 200% from three months ago […]

MetLife, Inc. (MET) Holdings Reduced by Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT

Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT lowered its holdings in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) by 0.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 18,583 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 119 shares during the quarter. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT’s […]

Synovus Financial Corp Acquires 268 Shares of Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

Synovus Financial Corp grew its holdings in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 11,298 shares of the media conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 268 shares during the quarter. Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings in […]

Acxiom Corporation (ACXM) Shares Sold by Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC

Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC cut its stake in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 13,385 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after selling 68 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management […]

Dean Foods Company (DF) Shares Bought by Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC

Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC increased its position in shares of Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 15,842 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 201 shares during the quarter. Northwestern Mutual […]

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Shares Sold by Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC

Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC cut its stake in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 80.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 7,010 shares of the company’s stock after selling 28,663 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC’s holdings in Kohl’s […]

Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC Sells 17,823 Shares of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP)

Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC lowered its stake in shares of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) by 81.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,122 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 17,823 […]

Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. (FDP) Stake Maintained by Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. maintained its position in Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. (NYSE:FDP) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 28,190 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. […]

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) Price Target Cut to $7.00 by Analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) had its target price reduced by Piper Jaffray Companies from $10.00 to $7.00 in a research note released on Monday morning. They currently have a neutral rating on the oil and gas exploration company’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Citigroup Inc. reduced their price objective […]