Archive for Mark Dietrich

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) Short Interest Down 6.5% in October

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp (NYSE:WMC) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,290,000 shares, a drop of 6.5% from the September 30th total of 1,380,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 345,500 shares, the short-interest […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (NYSE:WST) to Post $0.72 EPS

Brokerages forecast that West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (NYSE:WST) will announce earnings of $0.72 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for West Pharmaceutical Services’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.70 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.73. West Pharmaceutical Services reported earnings per […]

K&S (ETR:SDF) Given a €12.70 Price Target by Independent Research Analysts

K&S (ETR:SDF) has been assigned a €12.70 ($14.77) price objective by research analysts at Independent Research in a research report issued on Monday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Independent Research’s price target points to a potential upside of 17.27% from the stock’s current price. A number of […]

C&F Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CFFI) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

C&F Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CFFI) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 15,100 shares, a decrease of 8.5% from the September 30th total of 16,500 shares. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily […]

Insider Selling: Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ:Z) CTO Sells $24,783.06 in Stock

Zillow Group Inc (NASDAQ:Z) CTO David A. Beitel sold 634 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.09, for a total value of $24,783.06. Following the sale, the chief technology officer now directly owns 37,759 shares in the company, valued at […]

Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) Rating Increased to Market Perform at Cowen

Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) was upgraded by investment analysts at Cowen from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, The Fly reports. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $63.00 […]

Business Credit Alliance Chain (BCAC) Reaches 1-Day Volume of $611.00

Business Credit Alliance Chain (CURRENCY:BCAC) traded 4.6% higher against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 8:00 AM ET on November 18th. One Business Credit Alliance Chain token can currently be purchased for approximately $0.0003 or 0.00000004 BTC on exchanges including ZBG and BCEX. Business Credit Alliance Chain has a market capitalization of […]

Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the seven brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average […]

SmartFinancial Inc (NASDAQ:SMBK) Declares $0.05 Dividend

SmartFinancial Inc (NASDAQ:SMBK) announced a dividend on Wednesday, November 6th, Fidelity reports. Investors of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of 0.05 per share by the bank on Friday, December 6th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 20th. SMBK opened at $22.16 on Monday. The company has a […]

Cascades Inc Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.08 (TSE:CAS)

Cascades Inc (TSE:CAS) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 20th, TickerTech reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 5th will be given a dividend of 0.08 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 20th. TSE CAS opened at […]

Morgan Stanley Trims Stock Position in Primo Water Co. (NASDAQ:PRMW)

Morgan Stanley lessened its holdings in shares of Primo Water Co. (NASDAQ:PRMW) by 40.4% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 7,944 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,394 shares during the quarter. Morgan Stanley’s holdings in Primo Water were worth $97,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and […]

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) Stake Cut by Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA

Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA reduced its holdings in Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) by 0.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 167,479 shares of the company’s stock after selling 969 shares during the period. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. […]

Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA Decreases Stake in Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ADPT)

Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA decreased its position in Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ADPT) by 14.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 536,374 shares of the company’s stock after selling 88,626 shares during the period. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA owned 0.43% […]

Mason Street Advisors LLC Sells 416 Shares of Raymond James (NYSE:RJF)

Mason Street Advisors LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Raymond James (NYSE:RJF) by 2.3% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 17,605 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 416 shares during the quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC’s holdings in Raymond James were worth $1,452,000 at the end of […]

Discover Financial Services Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.44 (NYSE:DFS)

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 17th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of 0.44 per share by the financial services provider on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date of […]

UBS Group Reaffirms Buy Rating for British Land (LON:BLND)

UBS Group reissued their buy rating on shares of British Land (LON:BLND) in a research report released on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other brokerages have also commented on BLND. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of British Land in a report on Wednesday, November 13th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold […]

Direct Line Insurance Group’s (DLG) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank reissued their hold rating on shares of Direct Line Insurance Group (LON:DLG) in a research report released on Thursday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Goldman Sachs Group reduced their price objective on Direct Line Insurance Group from GBX 320 ($4.18) to GBX 290 ($3.79) and […]

Card Factory’s (CARD) Reduce Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reissued their reduce rating on shares of Card Factory (LON:CARD) in a research report released on Thursday morning, LSE.Co.UK reports. The brokerage currently has a GBX 150 ($1.96) price objective on the stock. Several other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Peel Hunt reissued a reduce rating and set a […]

Cetera Investment Advisers Buys 320 Shares of Invesco S&P SmallCap Utilities ETF (NASDAQ:PSCU)

Cetera Investment Advisers lifted its stake in Invesco S&P SmallCap Utilities ETF (NASDAQ:PSCU) by 8.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 4,198 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 320 shares during the quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers’ holdings in Invesco S&P SmallCap Utilities ETF were worth $220,000 as of […]

Cetera Advisors LLC Increases Stake in Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc (NYSE:XHR)

Cetera Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc (NYSE:XHR) by 4.4% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 22,661 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 946 shares during the period. Cetera Advisors LLC’s holdings in Xenia Hotels & Resorts were worth […]

Enable Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENBL) Director Purchases $97,000.00 in Stock

Enable Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENBL) Director Sean Trauschke purchased 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $9.70 per share, for a total transaction of $97,000.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 17,500 shares of the company’s stock, […]

SG Americas Securities LLC Boosts Stock Position in Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY)

SG Americas Securities LLC raised its stake in shares of Colony Capital Inc (NYSE:CLNY) by 15.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 223,101 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 30,521 shares during the […]

SG Americas Securities LLC Acquires 47,470 Shares of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO)

SG Americas Securities LLC increased its holdings in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) by 182.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 73,454 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 47,470 shares during the quarter. SG Americas […]

Henkel AG & Co KGaA (FRA:HEN3) Given a €93.00 Price Target at Barclays

Barclays set a €93.00 ($108.14) price target on Henkel AG & Co KGaA (FRA:HEN3) in a research note released on Thursday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on HEN3. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €96.00 ($111.63) price target […]

Russell Investments Group Ltd. Raises Stock Position in Tennant (NYSE:TNC)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Tennant (NYSE:TNC) by 6,554.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 77,192 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 76,032 shares during the quarter. Russell […]

Renault SA (EPA:RNO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Renault SA (EPA:RNO) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have assigned a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price […]

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) Short Interest Update

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,360,000 shares, a decline of 8.8% from the September 30th total of 5,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,580,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, […]

Great Lakes Advisors LLC Trims Holdings in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM)

Great Lakes Advisors LLC decreased its holdings in Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM) by 12.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,767 shares of the company’s stock after selling 250 shares during the quarter. Great Lakes Advisors LLC’s […]

Forescout Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:FSCT) Director Sells $441,985.20 in Stock

Forescout Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:FSCT) Director James A. Beer sold 13,170 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.56, for a total transaction of $441,985.20. Following the sale, the director now owns 50,911 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,708,573.16. […]

Great Lakes Advisors LLC Purchases 464 Shares of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR)

Great Lakes Advisors LLC lifted its position in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) by 7.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 6,779 shares of the solar cell manufacturer’s stock after buying an additional 464 shares during the period. Great Lakes […]

D.A. Davidson & CO. Lowers Stock Holdings in First Trust Strategic Income ETF (NASDAQ:FDIV)

D.A. Davidson & CO. reduced its position in shares of First Trust Strategic Income ETF (NASDAQ:FDIV) by 3.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,180 shares of the company’s stock after selling 454 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson […]

Great Lakes Advisors LLC Cuts Position in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)

Great Lakes Advisors LLC trimmed its position in shares of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) by 3.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 5,773 shares of the company’s stock after selling 217 shares during the period. Great Lakes Advisors LLC’s holdings in Polaris Industries […]

Eqis Capital Management Inc. Makes New $225,000 Investment in Bunge Ltd (NYSE:BG)

Eqis Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Bunge Ltd (NYSE:BG) during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund bought 3,973 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $225,000. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. boosted its […]

D.A. Davidson & CO. Grows Position in California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT)

D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its position in shares of California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) by 4.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 10,230 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 475 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson & CO.’s […]

Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ:WIFI) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ:WIFI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Boingo Wireless, Inc. is a Wi-Fi software and services provider. Boingo users can access the mobile Internet via Boingo Network locations that include the airports, hotel […]

Burberry Group’s (BRBY) Neutral Rating Reiterated at UBS Group

Burberry Group (LON:BRBY)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at UBS Group in a report issued on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. They currently have a GBX 2,175 ($28.42) target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of GBX 2,220 ($29.01). UBS Group’s price objective points to a potential upside […]

EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO) Short Interest Update

EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 673,800 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the September 30th total of 725,600 shares. Currently, 3.3% of the company’s shares are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of […]

FY2022 Earnings Forecast for Armstrong Flooring Inc (NYSE:AFI) Issued By G.Research

Armstrong Flooring Inc (NYSE:AFI) – G.Research reduced their FY2022 earnings estimates for Armstrong Flooring in a research note issued on Wednesday, November 13th. G.Research analyst A. Lacayo now expects that the construction company will earn ($0.35) per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of ($0.25). G.Research also issued estimates for Armstrong Flooring’s […]

CIBC Trims Canopy Growth (TSE:WEED) Target Price to C$30.00

Canopy Growth (TSE:WEED) had its price objective trimmed by CIBC from C$45.00 to C$30.00 in a research note released on Friday morning, BayStreet.CA reports. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on WEED. Desjardins reaffirmed a hold rating and set a C$46.00 price target on shares of Canopy Growth in a research report […]

Blackrock MuniEnhanced Fund Inc. (NYSE:MEN) Shares Sold by Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lowered its holdings in Blackrock MuniEnhanced Fund Inc. (NYSE:MEN) by 73.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,367 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock after selling 6,411 shares during the period. Benjamin F. […]