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Martingale Asset Management L P Trims Stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO)

Martingale Asset Management L P cut its stake in shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) by 6.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 132,126 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 9,789 shares during […]

Alliancebernstein L.P. Continues to Hold Holdings in Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (MNRO)

Alliancebernstein L.P. maintained its position in shares of Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNRO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 49,510 shares of the auto parts company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned approximately […]

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) Shares Bought by Alliancebernstein L.P.

Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) by 13.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 43,210 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,100 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned […]

HCI Group, Inc. (HCI) Stake Lowered by Alliancebernstein L.P.

Alliancebernstein L.P. cut its holdings in HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) by 38.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 45,320 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 28,440 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned 0.45% of HCI Group worth $2,129,000 as of […]

Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) Shares Sold by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN decreased its position in shares of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) by 73.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 33,165 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 92,929 shares during the period. Wells Fargo […]

Wells Fargo & Company MN Has $3.72 Million Position in Government Properties Income Trust (GOV)

Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE:GOV) by 25.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 203,154 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 40,795 shares during the period. […]

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (EL) Price Target Increased to $122.00 by Analysts at Bank of America Corporation

Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:EL) had its target price boosted by Bank of America Corporation from $115.00 to $122.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also recently commented on EL. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed an outperform rating […]

Urban Edge Properties (UE) Stake Lifted by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 159,549 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,307 shares during the quarter. Wells […]

Bank of America Corporation Analysts Give J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) a $102.00 Price Target

Bank of America Corporation set a $102.00 target price on J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) in a research report released on Friday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company started coverage […]

Private Advisor Group LLC Acquires 3,453 Shares of FedEx Corporation (FDX)

Private Advisor Group LLC increased its position in shares of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) by 26.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 16,387 shares of the shipping service provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,453 shares during the quarter. Private Advisor […]

18,554 Shares in Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Acquired by Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership

Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership purchased a new stake in shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 18,554 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,994,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds […]

Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Photronics is a leading worldwide manufacturer of photomasks. Photomasks are high precision quartz plates that contain microscopic images of electronic circuits. A key element in the manufacture of […]

Horizon Bancorp (IN) (HBNC) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Horizon Bancorp (IN) (NASDAQ:HBNC) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Horizon Bancorp (IN) to post earnings of $0.45 per share for the quarter. Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) opened at 29.06 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $644.43 million, a price-to-earnings ratio […]

First Bancorp (FBNC) Stake Raised by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in shares of First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 53,009 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,041 shares during the […]

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Shares Sold by Pinnacle Associates Ltd.

Pinnacle Associates Ltd. lowered its holdings in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) by 2.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 86,472 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,878 shares during the quarter. Pinnacle Associates Ltd.’s holdings in General Mills were worth $4,791,000 […]

Reviewing Restaurant Brands International (QSR) & Kona Grill (KONA)

Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR) and Kona Grill (NASDAQ:KONA) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability and valuation. Dividends Restaurant Brands International pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has […]

Head to Head Analysis: W.W. Grainger (GWW) versus Crane (CR)

W.W. Grainger (NYSE: GWW) and Crane (NYSE:CR) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings. Earnings and Valuation This table compares W.W. Grainger and Crane’s revenue, earnings per share […]

Masco Corporation (MAS) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Masco Corporation to post earnings of $0.53 per share for the quarter. Masco Corporation has set its FY17 guidance at $1.93-2.00 EPS. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July […]

Swiss National Bank Trims Stake in Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (WAIR)

Swiss National Bank trimmed its stake in shares of Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WAIR) by 9.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 91,200 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 9,200 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank owned approximately […]

Swiss National Bank Purchases 15,400 Shares of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SPPI)

Swiss National Bank raised its position in shares of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPPI) by 13.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 134,200 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 15,400 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank […]

Swiss National Bank Has $1.02 Million Position in NMI Holdings Inc (NMIH)

Swiss National Bank increased its stake in shares of NMI Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NMIH) by 15.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 88,674 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 11,700 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank […]

8,792 Shares in Intrexon Corporation (XON) Acquired by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 8,792 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $212,000. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in […]

Swiss National Bank Holds Position in Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPH)

Swiss National Bank held its position in shares of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 59,400 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.13% of Amphastar […]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Raises Position in Park Sterling Corporation (PSTB)

Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ:PSTB) by 9.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,756 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 1,598 shares during the quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Park […]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $235,000 Position in Renasant Corporation (RNST)

Principal Financial Group Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST) by 30.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,374 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 2,318 shares during the quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s […]

Principal Financial Group Inc. Purchases Shares of 6,993 CU Bancorp (CA) (CUNB)

Principal Financial Group Inc. purchased a new position in CU Bancorp (CA) (NASDAQ:CUNB) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund purchased 6,993 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $253,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and […]

Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG) Price Target Increased to $22.00 by Analysts at JMP Securities

Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) had its price objective upped by JMP Securities from $16.00 to $22.00 in a report issued on Friday morning. They currently have an outperform rating on the technology company’s stock. PSTG has been the topic of a number of other reports. BidaskClub lowered Pure Storage from a hold rating to a […]

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA) Given a $30.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley set a $30.00 price target on Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) in a research note published on Friday. The firm currently has an underweight rating on the transportation company’s stock. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Cowen and Company cut their price objective on Hawaiian Holdings from $47.00 to $43.00 […]

EXFO Inc (EXFO) PT Set at $6.00 by BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets set a $6.00 price target on EXFO Inc (NASDAQ:EXFO) (TSE:EXF) in a research report report published on Friday morning. The firm currently has a hold rating on the communications equipment provider’s stock. EXFO has been the subject of several other research reports. TheStreet lowered shares of EXFO from a b rating to […]

Stock Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for October, 17th (ALGT, APEI, AZN, BLDP, BWY, CLF, CMA, CORA, GSK, HBAN)

Stock Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Tuesday, October 17th: Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. Cowen and Company currently has a $145.00 target price on the stock. American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies currently has […]

Mercator Minerals, Ltd. (ML) Director Graham Harris Sells 62,500 Shares

Mercator Minerals, Ltd. (TSE:ML) Director Graham Harris sold 62,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$1.72, for a total transaction of C$107,500.00. Graham Harris also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, August 17th, Graham Harris bought 10,434 shares of […]

Balchem Corporation (BCPC) Holdings Reduced by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced its position in Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) by 49.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 20,758 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 20,600 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]

Lannett Co Inc (LCI) Stake Decreased by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut its holdings in shares of Lannett Co Inc (NYSE:LCI) by 2.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 77,159 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,016 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $1.50 Million Position in CONMED Corporation (CNMD)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ:CNMD) by 169.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 29,361 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,445 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan […]

Freestone Capital Holdings LLC Grows Position in FedEx Corporation (FDX)

Freestone Capital Holdings LLC increased its position in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) by 5.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 8,091 shares of the shipping service provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 434 shares during the period. Freestone […]

Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media headlines about Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest […]

John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports

Press coverage about John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being […]

FY2017 EPS Estimates for TransUnion Lifted by SunTrust Banks (TRU)

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) – Equities researchers at SunTrust Banks upped their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for TransUnion in a report released on Friday. SunTrust Banks analyst A. Jeffrey now forecasts that the business services provider will post earnings of $1.71 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $1.70. SunTrust Banks currently […]

Tableau Software’s (DATA) Hold Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets reissued their hold rating on shares of Tableau Software, Inc. (NYSE:DATA) in a report published on Friday. They currently have a $70.00 target price on the software company’s stock. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on DATA. Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a […]

Zix Corporation (ZIXI) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Zix Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIXI) will release its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24th. Analysts expect Zix Corporation to post earnings of $0.07 per share for the quarter. Zix Corporation has set its Q3 guidance at $0.07 EPS and its FY17 guidance at $0.28 EPS. Zix Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIXI) last announced its earnings results […]