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Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) Sees Strong Trading Volume

Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) saw strong trading volume on Friday . 1,144,165 shares changed hands during trading, an increase of 225% from the previous session’s volume of 352,097 shares.The stock last traded at $8.29 and had previously closed at $7.57. A number of research firms have recently issued reports on VRA. Zacks Investment Research raised […]

Luxoft Holding, Inc. (LXFT) Trading 13.3% Higher

Shares of Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE:LXFT) traded up 13.3% on Friday . The stock traded as high as $54.42 and last traded at $53.20. 732,825 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 252% from the average session volume of 208,375 shares. The stock had previously closed at $46.95. Several analysts recently weighed in […]

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. Invests $532,000 in Ebix, Inc. (EBIX)

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. bought a new stake in Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 8,159 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $532,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also […]

10,694 Shares in Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) Acquired by Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund acquired 10,694 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $538,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) Shares Sold by Regentatlantic Capital LLC

Regentatlantic Capital LLC lowered its stake in shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) by 1.2% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 60,476 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 754 shares during the period. Thermo Fisher Scientific makes up approximately 1.0% […]

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Has $13.84 Million Stake in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) by 21.9% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 48,099 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,629 shares during the […]

Aperio Group LLC Lowers Holdings in Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. (FDP)

Aperio Group LLC cut its position in Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. (NYSE:FDP) by 6.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 24,013 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,717 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group […]

Aperio Group LLC Lowers Holdings in Under Armour, Inc. (UAA)

Aperio Group LLC reduced its holdings in shares of Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UAA) by 29.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 70,385 shares of the company’s stock after selling 28,909 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Under Armour were worth $1,160,000 […]

Charles A. Morreale Sells 42,680 Shares of Cray Inc (CRAY) Stock

Cray Inc (NASDAQ:CRAY) SVP Charles A. Morreale sold 42,680 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.37, for a total transaction of $826,711.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available […]

Insider Selling: Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL) CEO Sells $989,630.46 in Stock

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE:JLL) CEO Jeff A. Jacobson sold 6,713 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $147.42, for a total transaction of $989,630.46. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 4,489 shares of the company’s […]

Aperio Group LLC Has $1.07 Million Holdings in Alkermes PLC (ALKS)

Aperio Group LLC reduced its position in Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS) by 17.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 20,981 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,459 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Alkermes PLC were worth […]

Avnet, Inc. (AVT) Shares Sold by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lowered its holdings in Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) by 20.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 283,474 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 73,967 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services […]

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) Shares Sold by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lowered its holdings in Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA) by 4.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 464,446 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 19,823 shares during the quarter. Raymond James Financial Services […]

Aperio Group LLC Has $1.01 Million Holdings in Catalent, Inc. (CTLT)

Aperio Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) by 9.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 25,362 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,274 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Catalent were […]

First Trust Advisors LP Acquires Shares of 153,877 RPC, Inc. (RES)

First Trust Advisors LP acquired a new stake in RPC, Inc. (NYSE:RES) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 153,877 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,815,000. First Trust Advisors LP owned 0.07% […]

YY Inc. (YY) Shares Bought by First Trust Advisors LP

First Trust Advisors LP lifted its stake in YY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) by 30.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 45,453 shares of the information services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,619 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP […]

First Trust Advisors LP Takes $4.13 Million Position in FORTERRA INC (FRTA)

First Trust Advisors LP bought a new position in shares of FORTERRA INC (NASDAQ:FRTA) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 917,494 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,129,000. First Trust Advisors LP owned 1.43% of FORTERRA […]

Utilitywise Plc’s (UTW) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reissued their buy rating on shares of Utilitywise Plc (LON:UTW) in a report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have a GBX 105 ($1.38) target price on the stock. UTW has been the subject of several other reports. Macquarie dropped their price objective on Utilitywise Plc from GBX 185 ($2.43) to GBX 130 […]

Armstrong World Industries’ (AWI) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada restated their hold rating on shares of Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) in a report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have a $55.00 price objective on the construction company’s stock. Several other analysts also recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price target on shares of Armstrong […]

Monsanto Company (MON) Receives Hold Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated their hold rating on shares of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have a $128.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on MON. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Monsanto from […]

Analyzing Flow International Corp (FLOW) and Its Competitors

Flow International Corp (NASDAQ: FLOW) is one of 20 public companies in the “Industrial Machinery” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Flow International Corp to related companies based on the strength of its risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings. Insider & Institutional Ownership 65.2% of […]

Critical Analysis: JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) vs. LeapFrog Enterprises (LF)

JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ: JAKK) and LeapFrog Enterprises (NYSE:LF) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and dividends. Earnings & Valuation This table compares JAKKS Pacific and LeapFrog Enterprises’ top-line revenue, earnings […]

First Trust Advisors LP Acquires 6,126 Shares of Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. (GDI)

First Trust Advisors LP grew its holdings in Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GDI) by 4.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 151,961 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,126 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP […]

FedEx Corporation (FDX) Shares Sold by Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.

Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. lowered its stake in shares of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) by 9.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,532 shares of the shipping service provider’s stock after selling 1,968 shares during the quarter. Farmers & […]

Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) Stake Decreased by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lowered its holdings in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) by 2.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 758 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 16 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System […]

Kimelman & Baird LLC Continues to Hold Stake in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE)

Kimelman & Baird LLC continued to hold its stake in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 20,907 shares of the utilities provider’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Kimelman & Baird […]

California State Teachers Retirement System Sells 9,520 Shares of TIER REIT, Inc. (TIER)

California State Teachers Retirement System decreased its stake in shares of TIER REIT, Inc. (NYSE:TIER) by 10.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 84,543 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 9,520 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System […]

Albion Financial Group UT Has $557,000 Position in Duke Energy Corporation (DUK)

Albion Financial Group UT maintained its position in shares of Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,662 shares of the utilities provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Albion Financial Group UT’s holdings in […]

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company Increases Stake in Coupa Software (COUP)

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) by 211.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 23,904 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 16,226 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company ‘s holdings in Coupa […]

Lake Street Capital Lowers American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC) Price Target to $13.00

American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ:AOBC) had its price objective reduced by equities researchers at Lake Street Capital from $17.00 to $13.00 in a research note issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Lake Street Capital’s target price suggests a potential downside of 3.63% from the stock’s previous close. A […]

Premier, Inc. (PINC) Price Target Cut to $36.00

Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) had its target price lowered by investment analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. to $36.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 29.36% from the stock’s previous close. Several other […]

The Middleby Corporation (MIDD) Price Target Cut to $110.00

The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) had its price objective decreased by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from $120.00 to $110.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s target price points to a potential downside of 3.25% from […]

Jefferies Group Weighs in on Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.’s FY2019 Earnings (HAWK)

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their FY2019 earnings estimates for shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst R. El-Assal forecasts that the credit services provider will earn $0.98 per share for the year. Jefferies Group […]

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Shares Sold by Inverness Counsel LLC NY

Inverness Counsel LLC NY trimmed its stake in shares of The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC) by 18.7% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 356,665 shares of the company’s stock after selling 81,894 shares during the quarter. […]

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) Shares Bought by Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its position in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) by 0.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,038 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 17 shares during the quarter. […]

California State Teachers Retirement System Lowers Position in Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU)

California State Teachers Retirement System trimmed its holdings in shares of Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) by 5.6% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 181,089 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 10,800 shares during the quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System […]

Pensionfund Sabic Buys New Holdings in General Mills, Inc. (GIS)

Pensionfund Sabic bought a new stake in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 35,900 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,858,000. Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in GIS. KBC […]

Bottomline Technologies, Inc. (EPAY) Expected to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.31 Per Share

Bottomline Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPAY) – Analysts at First Analysis issued their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Bottomline Technologies in a research report issued on Thursday. First Analysis analyst L. Berlin expects that the technology company will earn $0.31 per share for the quarter. Several other equities research analysts have also recently […]

California State Teachers Retirement System Has $1.64 Million Stake in Fitbit, Inc. (FIT)

California State Teachers Retirement System lifted its position in Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) by 23.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 309,530 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after purchasing an additional 57,987 shares during the quarter. California State Teachers […]

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Boosts Stake in Hillenbrand Inc (HI)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio lifted its position in shares of Hillenbrand Inc (NYSE:HI) by 6.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,771 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 230 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio’s […]