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Validus Holdings, Ltd. (VR) Stake Maintained by Nisa Investment Advisors LLC

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC continued to hold its stake in Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:VR) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,950 shares of the insurance provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Validus Holdings […]

CEVA, Inc. (CEVA) Position Boosted by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEVA) by 1.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 8,600 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s holdings in CEVA were worth $305,000 at the end […]

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Buys 6,300 Shares of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) by 26.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 30,500 shares of the offshore driller’s stock after buying an additional 6,300 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s holdings in […]

Pzena Investment Management, Inc. (PZN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Pzena Investment Management, Inc. (NYSE:PZN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Saturday morning. According to Zacks, “Pzena Investment Management, LLC, which will become the company’s operating company upon the consummation of the offering, is a premier value-oriented investment management firm with a […]

Bank of Montreal Can Increases Stake in USG Co. (USG)

Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in USG Co. (NYSE:USG) by 42.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 17,129 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 5,070 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can’s […]

Capstone Asset Management Co. Has $216,000 Position in Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ)

Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of Cousins Properties Inc (NYSE:CUZ) by 2.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 26,062 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. Capstone […]

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Shares Sold by Parametrica Management Ltd

Parametrica Management Ltd lowered its stake in shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 50.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,801 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,899 shares during the period. Parametrica Management Ltd’s holdings in Merck […]

Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for Blackstone Group LP Reduced by Jefferies Group (BX)

Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their Q2 2017 earnings estimates for Blackstone Group in a research report issued on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Fannon now forecasts that the asset manager will post earnings per share of $0.71 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.72. Jefferies […]

Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for Callon Petroleum Company Decreased by Seaport Global Securities (CPE)

Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) – Investment analysts at Seaport Global Securities lowered their Q2 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Callon Petroleum Company in a research note issued on Wednesday. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Kelly now forecasts that the oil and natural gas company will earn $0.15 per share for the quarter, down from […]

Oriental Land Co (OLCLY) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Oriental Land Co (NASDAQ:OLCLY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Oriental Land Co., Ltd. operates and manages theme parks and hotels primarily in Japan. Oriental Land Co. is headquartered in Urayasu, Japan. “ Oriental Land (NASDAQ:OLCLY) opened […]

Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK) Given a $49.00 Price Target at Bank of America Corp

Bank of America Corp set a $49.00 price target on Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) in a research report report published on Saturday morning. The brokerage currently has a sell rating on the bank’s stock. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Jefferies Group LLC restated […]

First Interstate Bancsystem Inc (FIBK) Given a $43.00 Price Target by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $43.00 target price on First Interstate Bancsystem Inc (NASDAQ:FIBK) in a report published on Saturday morning. The firm currently has a hold rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut First Interstate Bancsystem from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report […]

Deckers Outdoor Corp (DECK) Given a $68.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group LLC Analysts

Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE:DECK) has been assigned a $68.00 price objective by stock analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a report issued on Saturday. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the textile maker’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 1.18% from the company’s current price. Several other […]

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Shares Gap Up on Earnings Beat

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG)’s share price gapped up before the market opened on Friday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The stock had previously closed at $45.39, but opened at $48.37. Big Lots shares last traded at $49.79, with a volume of 4,364,404 shares traded. The company reported $1.15 earnings per share […]

Zosano Pharma Corp (ZSAN) Sees Strong Trading Volume on Insider Buying Activity

Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN) saw strong trading volume on Friday following insider buying activity. 3,323,999 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 136% from the previous session’s volume of 1,410,360 shares.The stock last traded at $1.49 and had previously closed at $1.33. Specifically, CEO John Peter Walker bought 73,716 shares of the stock in […]

Traders Buy CIGNA Co. (CI) on Weakness After Insider Selling

Traders purchased shares of CIGNA Co. (NYSE:CI) on weakness during trading hours on Friday after an insider sold shares in the company. $59.74 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $37.98 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $21.76 million into the stock. Of all […]

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) Shares Gap Up on Strong Earnings

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) shares gapped up prior to trading on Friday following a better than expected earnings announcement. The stock had previously closed at $16.49, but opened at $16.94. Marvell Technology Group shares last traded at $17.67, with a volume of 20,179,908 shares trading hands. The semiconductor company reported $0.20 earnings per share […]

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) PT Set at $60.00 by Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) received a $60.00 target price from equities research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. in a research report issued on Saturday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 20.51% from the stock’s current price. BIG has been the […]

NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) Given a $11.00 Price Target by Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts

NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEO) received a $11.00 target price from analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a research report issued on Saturday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the medical research company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price objective points to a potential upside of 49.05% from the company’s previous close. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded NeoGenomics […]

Fitbit Inc (FIT) Receives Hold Rating from Longbow Research

Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities researchers at Longbow Research in a research note issued on Saturday. Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on FIT. FBN Securities reduced their price objective on shares of Fitbit from $15.00 to $9.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in […]

Ulta Beauty Inc (ULTA) PT Set at $345.00 by BMO Capital Markets

Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) has been assigned a $345.00 price objective by analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a report released on Saturday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective indicates a potential upside of 14.09% from the company’s previous close. ULTA has been the […]

ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT) Given a $50.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada

ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has been assigned a $50.00 price objective by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a note issued to investors on Saturday. The firm currently has a “sell” rating on the communications equipment provider’s stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s price target would indicate a potential downside of 24.45% from the stock’s current […]

PVH Corp (PVH) Shares Gap Up After Better-Than-Expected Earnings

PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) shares gapped up before the market opened on Thursday following a stronger than expected earnings report. The stock had previously closed at $96.49, but opened at $102.04. PVH Corp shares last traded at $106.98, with a volume of 3,913,378 shares traded. The textile maker reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the […]

Wedbush Comments on Verona Pharma plc – American Depositary Share’s Q1 2017 Earnings (VRNA)

Verona Pharma plc – American Depositary Share (NASDAQ:VRNA) – Stock analysts at Wedbush issued their Q1 2017 earnings per share estimates for Verona Pharma plc – American Depositary Share in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Wedbush analyst L. Moussatos expects that the company will post earnings per share of ($0.06) for the […]

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect SemGroup Corp (SEMG) Share Price

Headlines about SemGroup Corp (NASDAQ:SEMG) have trended somewhat positive recently, Alpha One reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with […]

Lennar (LEN) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

Media stories about Lennar (NYSE:LEN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with […]

Ormat Technologies, Inc. (ORA) Director David Granot Sells 5,000 Shares

Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) Director David Granot sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.70, for a total value of $288,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 5,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at […]

Ciena Co. (CIEN) Receives $28.42 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

Ciena Co. (NYSE:CIEN) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the twenty-four ratings firms that are covering the stock. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, fifteen have given a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price objective […]

Analysts Set National Bank of Canada (NTIOF) Target Price at $54.80

National Bank of Canada (OTCMKTS:NTIOF) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the six analysts that are presently covering the company. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on […]

Analysts Set Genesis Energy, L.P. (GEL) Target Price at $39.20

Shares of Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE:GEL) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the fourteen research firms that are covering the firm. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered […]

Q2 Holdings Inc (QTWO) Receives $39.86 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Shares of Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:QTWO) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the nine analysts that are currently covering the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 […]

Flex Ltd (FLEX) CEO Michael M. Mcnamara Sells 58,838 Shares

Flex Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX) CEO Michael M. Mcnamara sold 58,838 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.81, for a total value of $989,066.78. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at […]

Mj Gleeson Plc (GLE) Insider Jolyon Harrison Buys 1,500 Shares of Stock

Mj Gleeson Plc (LON:GLE) insider Jolyon Harrison bought 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 622 ($8.09) per share, for a total transaction of £9,330 ($12,137.37). Jolyon Harrison also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, March 7th, Jolyon Harrison […]

LMR Partners LLP Purchases Shares of 697,920 BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)

LMR Partners LLP purchased a new position in BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 697,920 shares of the mining company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,600,000. BHP Billiton Limited comprises approximately 2.5% of LMR Partners LLP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position. Several other […]

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Likely to Affect Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Share Price

News articles about Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with […]

ClariVest Asset Management LLC Sells 4,400 Shares of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ)

ClariVest Asset Management LLC lowered its position in shares of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) by 3.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 121,160 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 4,400 shares during the period. ClariVest Asset Management LLC’s holdings in […]

Suffolk Capital Management LLC Acquires New Stake in DXC Technology Company (DXC)

Suffolk Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of DXC Technology Company (NYSE:DXC) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 212,181 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $14,643,000. DXC Technology Company comprises 2.0% of Suffolk Capital Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. […]

Inphi Co. (IPHI) Shares Sold by Suffolk Capital Management LLC

Suffolk Capital Management LLC decreased its stake in shares of Inphi Co. (NYSE:IPHI) by 1.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 32,929 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 370 shares during the period. Suffolk Capital Management LLC’s holdings in […]

Eva Chantelle Quick Purchases 8,500 Shares of Stein Mart, Inc. (SMRT) Stock

Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT) insider Eva Chantelle Quick purchased 8,500 shares of Stein Mart stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $1.27 per share, with a total value of $10,795.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 27,084 shares of the company’s […]

Dominion Resources, Inc. (D) Receives $80.11 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Shares of Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the firm. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their […]