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Brokers Issue Forecasts for Hoya Co.’s Q4 2018 Earnings (HOCPY)

Hoya Co. (OTCMKTS:HOCPY) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their Q4 2018 EPS estimates for Hoya in a research report issued on Wednesday, April 18th. Jefferies Group analyst M. Nakanomyo now forecasts that the technology company will post earnings per share of $0.57 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.59. Jefferies […]

Continental (CON) Given a €236.00 Price Target by Independent Research Analysts

Continental (ETR:CON) has been given a €236.00 ($291.36) target price by equities research analysts at Independent Research in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Independent Research’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 7.96% from the company’s current price. Several other […]

Seaport Global Securities Comments on Ardmore Shipping’s Q1 2018 Earnings (ASC)

Ardmore Shipping (NYSE:ASC) – Research analysts at Seaport Global Securities cut their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Ardmore Shipping in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, April 17th. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Fyhr now forecasts that the shipping company will post earnings of ($0.15) per […]

Q2 2018 Earnings Estimate for Novavax Issued By Piper Jaffray (NVAX)

Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) – Stock analysts at Piper Jaffray raised their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Novavax in a report released on Tuesday, April 17th. Piper Jaffray analyst E. Tenthoff now anticipates that the biopharmaceutical company will earn ($0.14) per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of ($0.15). Piper Jaffray has […]

$1.61 Earnings Per Share Expected for FMC Co. (FMC) This Quarter

Analysts predict that FMC Co. (NYSE:FMC) will report earnings of $1.61 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for FMC’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.65 and the lowest estimate coming in at $1.49. FMC reported earnings of $0.43 per share in […]

Paccar’s (PCAR) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

Paccar (NASDAQ:PCAR)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by stock analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $80.00 price objective on the stock. Robert W. Baird’s price target points to a potential upside of 12.87% from the company’s current price. Several other research analysts […]

Steel Dynamics (STLD) Price Target Raised to $50.00

Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ:STLD) had its price objective hoisted by Morgan Stanley from $46.00 to $50.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has an “equal weight” rating on the basic materials company’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target indicates a potential upside of 5.71% from the stock’s current price. […]

Analyzing Celestica (CLS) and Flex (FLEX)

Celestica (NYSE: CLS) and Flex (NASDAQ:FLEX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and risk. Volatility & Risk Celestica has a beta of 0.64, meaning that its share price is […]

Starbucks Co. (SBUX) Shares Sold by William Blair Investment Management LLC

William Blair Investment Management LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 28.2% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 1,874,617 shares of the coffee company’s stock after selling 735,785 shares during the period. William Blair Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Starbucks were worth $107,659,000 as of its most […]

Wells Fargo & Company MN Raises Stake in Resolute Energy Corp (REN)

Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in shares of Resolute Energy Corp (NYSE:REN) by 11.1% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 47,636 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 4,770 shares during the quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in Resolute Energy were […]

iShares iBonds Dec 2023 Term Muni Bond ETF (IBML) Shares Bought by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in iShares iBonds Dec 2023 Term Muni Bond ETF (BATS:IBML) by 105.1% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 60,660 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 31,079 shares during the quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in iShares iBonds Dec 2023 […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Olin (OLN) to Hold

Olin (NYSE:OLN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer and distributor of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. Olin are a manufacturer concentrated in three business segments: […]

Two Sigma Advisers LP Has $609,000 Holdings in Inter Parfums (IPAR)

Two Sigma Advisers LP lowered its position in Inter Parfums (NASDAQ:IPAR) by 24.7% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 14,023 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,600 shares during the quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP’s holdings in Inter Parfums were worth […]

Two Sigma Advisers LP Trims Position in Resolute Energy Corp (REN)

Two Sigma Advisers LP lessened its position in Resolute Energy Corp (NYSE:REN) by 50.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 21,300 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 21,300 shares during the quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP’s […]

Two Sigma Advisers LP Sells 28,800 Shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MTU)

Two Sigma Advisers LP lessened its stake in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (NYSE:MTU) by 24.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 90,400 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 28,800 shares during the quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP’s holdings […]

Two Sigma Advisers LP Buys 19,900 Shares of Accuray Incorporated (ARAY)

Two Sigma Advisers LP raised its stake in Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ:ARAY) by 15.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 148,930 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 19,900 shares during the period. Two […]

Analog Devices (ADI) SVP Sells $359,348.27 in Stock

Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) SVP Martin Cotter sold 3,847 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, April 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.41, for a total transaction of $359,348.27. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 4,020 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $375,508.20. The […]

Vicor (VICR) versus Varex Imaging (VREX) Head-To-Head Review

Vicor (NASDAQ: VICR) and Varex Imaging (NASDAQ:VREX) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Vicor and Varex Imaging’s net margins, return on equity […]

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Cuts Stake in Classified Ventures (CARS)

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC lessened its holdings in Classified Ventures (NYSE:CARS) by 7.2% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 177,178 shares of the company’s stock after selling 13,694 shares during the quarter. TIAA CREF Investment […]

24,243 Shares in Achaogen (AKAO) Acquired by Two Sigma Investments LP

Two Sigma Investments LP bought a new position in shares of Achaogen (NASDAQ:AKAO) in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund bought 24,243 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $260,000. A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased […]

Strategic Capital Advisers Inc. Takes Position in United Technologies Co. (UTX)

Strategic Capital Advisers Inc. bought a new position in shares of United Technologies Co. (NYSE:UTX) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund bought 1,591 shares of the conglomerate’s stock, valued at approximately $203,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to […]

Teachers Advisors LLC Purchases 2,356 Shares of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS)

Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) by 3.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 65,759 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 2,356 shares during the quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC’s holdings in Advanced Drainage Systems were worth $1,568,000 at the end […]

Oclaro (OCLR) Cut to “Buy” at ValuEngine

Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) was downgraded by ValuEngine from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on OCLR. Raymond James downgraded Oclaro from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. MKM Partners lifted their price […]

Carnival Corp (CCL) General Counsel Arnaldo Perez Sells 7,000 Shares

Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) General Counsel Arnaldo Perez sold 7,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.01, for a total value of $448,070.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this […]

Samuel Adams (SAM) Sets New 52-Week High and Low at $223.05

Samuel Adams (NYSE:SAM) shares reached a new 52-week high and low on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $223.05 and last traded at $222.37, with a volume of 45725 shares. The stock had previously closed at $219.55. Several research firms have recently weighed in on SAM. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating […]

Yandex (YNDX) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold”

Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX) was downgraded by BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on YNDX. Zacks Investment Research lowered Yandex from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, April 14th. ValuEngine raised […]

Lamar Advertising (LAMR) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Strong Sell

Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. Several other brokerages also recently commented on LAMR. MKM Partners increased their price objective on shares of Lamar Advertising from $64.00 to $68.00 and gave the company a “neutral” […]

Chemed (CHE) Hits New 12-Month High and Low at $289.84

Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE)’s share price reached a new 52-week high and low during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $289.84 and last traded at $288.52, with a volume of 50062 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $286.36. CHE has been the topic of several analyst reports. Royal Bank of […]

SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (XTN) Stake Increased by Raymond James & Associates

Raymond James & Associates lifted its holdings in SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (NYSEARCA:XTN) by 48.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,397 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,982 shares during the period. Raymond James & […]

Geopark (GPRK) Sets New 52-Week High and Low at $13.65

Geopark (NYSE:GPRK) shares hit a new 52-week high and low during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $13.65 and last traded at $13.51, with a volume of 510820 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.20. GPRK has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. GMP Securities […]

Empire Resorts (NYNY) Cut to “Sell” at BidaskClub

Empire Resorts (NASDAQ:NYNY) was downgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Shares of NYNY opened at $20.40 on Tuesday. Empire Resorts has a 52 week low of $15.88 and a 52 week high of $30.98. The company has a […]

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ:SPIL) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Siliconware Precision Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 6th. NASDAQ SPIL opened at $8.59 on Tuesday. The company […]

Teachers Advisors LLC Acquires 41,487 Shares of OFG Bancorp (OFG)

Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG) by 40.1% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 144,820 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 41,487 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC’s holdings in OFG Bancorp were worth $1,361,000 at the end of the most recent […]

iShares Asia 50 ETF (AIA) Holdings Increased by Raymond James & Associates

Raymond James & Associates lifted its position in shares of iShares Asia 50 ETF (NASDAQ:AIA) by 38.3% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 18,471 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,114 shares during the quarter. Raymond James & Associates’ holdings in iShares Asia 50 ETF were worth $1,220,000 […]

Raymond James & Associates Decreases Holdings in LTC Properties, Inc. (LTC)

Raymond James & Associates trimmed its holdings in LTC Properties, Inc. (NYSE:LTC) by 5.8% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 28,767 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,761 shares during the period. Raymond James & Associates’ holdings in LTC Properties were worth $1,253,000 at the end of the […]

Coupa (COUP) CRO Sells $531,431.68 in Stock

Coupa (NASDAQ:COUP) CRO Steven M. Winter sold 11,336 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.88, for a total value of $531,431.68. Following the sale, the executive now directly owns 12,480 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $585,062.40. The […]

Penbrook Management LLC Buys Shares of 3,840 Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Penbrook Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 3,840 shares of the healthcare product maker’s stock, valued at approximately $219,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have […]

Guggenheim Capital LLC Has $1.72 Million Stake in New Media Inv Group (NEWM)

Guggenheim Capital LLC lowered its holdings in shares of New Media Inv Group (NYSE:NEWM) by 52.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 102,540 shares of the company’s stock after selling 114,308 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC owned about 0.19% of New Media Inv […]

Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) Stake Increased by Guggenheim Capital LLC

Guggenheim Capital LLC grew its stake in shares of Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ:MRVL) by 9.2% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 81,709 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,910 shares during the quarter. Guggenheim […]

Guggenheim Capital LLC Acquires New Position in Shenzhen Xunlei Networking Technologies Co., Ltd. (XNET)

Guggenheim Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Shenzhen Xunlei Networking Technologies Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:XNET) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 115,003 shares of the software maker’s stock, valued at approximately $1,770,000. Guggenheim Capital LLC owned about 0.17% of Shenzhen Xunlei Networking […]