Archive for Mark Dietrich

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Shares Sold by Coastal Investment Advisors Inc.

Coastal Investment Advisors Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 1.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 642 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 10 shares during the period. Coastal […]

BTC Capital Management Inc. Has $367,000 Position in New Senior Investment Group Inc (NYSE:SNR)

BTC Capital Management Inc. cut its position in New Senior Investment Group Inc (NYSE:SNR) by 2.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 54,850 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,497 shares during the period. […]

BTC Capital Management Inc. Acquires Shares of 1,750 SAP SE (NYSE:SAP)

BTC Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 1,750 shares of the software maker’s stock, valued at approximately $207,000. A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in SAP. Jennison Associates LLC grew its position […]

X Financial (NYSE:XYF) versus Jiayin Group (NYSE:JFIN) Financial Analysis

X Financial (NYSE:XYF) and Jiayin Group (NASDAQ:JFIN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, risk and analyst recommendations. Dividends X Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend […]

EVRAZ (OTCMKTS:EVRZF) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of EVRAZ (OTCMKTS:EVRZF) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “EVRAZ plc is involved in integrated steel, mining and vanadium business. The company’s principal activities consists of manufacturing steel and steel products, Iron ore […]

OCADO GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:OCDDY) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Sell

ValuEngine downgraded shares of OCADO GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:OCDDY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Wednesday, ValuEngine reports. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of OCADO GRP PLC/S from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 30th. OCDDY stock opened at $34.08 […]

Advisor Partners LLC Reduces Stock Position in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX)

Advisor Partners LLC cut its holdings in shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) by 20.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 57,200 shares of the natural resource company’s stock after selling 14,685 shares during the quarter. Advisor Partners LLC’s holdings in Freeport-McMoRan […]

Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC Takes $315,000 Position in Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC)

Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new stake in Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm purchased 39,414 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock, valued at approximately $315,000. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in ERIC. FMR LLC increased its position […]

Assenagon Asset Management S.A. Has $1.90 Million Stock Holdings in DSP Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSPG)

Assenagon Asset Management S.A. trimmed its stake in shares of DSP Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSPG) by 22.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 134,820 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 38,366 shares during the quarter. Assenagon […]

Martin Mucci Sells 31,865 Shares of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) Stock

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) CEO Martin Mucci sold 31,865 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.86, for a total transaction of $2,704,063.90. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 362,806 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $30,787,717.16. The […]

DNB Asset Management AS Grows Stock Holdings in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX)

DNB Asset Management AS raised its position in shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) by 5.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 21,221 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,076 shares during the period. DNB Asset Management […]

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the thirty-two brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and twenty-three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have […]

Bank of America Corp DE Raises Stock Holdings in MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI)

Bank of America Corp DE boosted its position in shares of MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) by 5.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 283,235 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,302 shares during the quarter. Bank of America […]

Blackrock Maryland Municipal (NYSEAMERICAN:BZM) Stock Price Up 0.3%

Blackrock Maryland Municipal (NYSEAMERICAN:BZM)’s stock price rose 0.3% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $14.35 and last traded at $14.28, approximately 4,004 shares traded hands during trading. An increase of 36% from the average daily volume of 2,938 shares. The stock had previously closed at $14.23. The firm also […]

Cogeco Communications (OTCMKTS:CGEAF) Shares Up 5.8%

Cogeco Communications Inc (OTCMKTS:CGEAF) shares shot up 5.8% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $84.28 and last traded at $84.28, 100 shares changed hands during trading. A decline of 55% from the average session volume of 220 shares. The stock had previously closed at $79.68. Several brokerages have recently issued […]

Cantor Fitzgerald Weighs in on Visa Inc’s FY2020 Earnings (NYSE:V)

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) – Stock analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald raised their FY2020 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Visa in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, October 16th. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst J. Foresi now anticipates that the credit-card processor will post earnings of $6.30 per share for the year, up from their prior […]

ProShares UltraShort Real Estate (NYSEARCA:SRS) Stock Price Down 1.2%

ProShares UltraShort Real Estate (NYSEARCA:SRS) shares dropped 1.2% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $18.63 and last traded at $18.68, approximately 25,100 shares changed hands during mid-day trading. A decline of 38% from the average daily volume of 40,342 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.91. The business […]

HeidelbergCement (ETR:HEI) Given a €72.00 Price Target at Barclays

Barclays set a €72.00 ($83.72) target price on HeidelbergCement (ETR:HEI) in a report published on Thursday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the basic materials company’s stock. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. DZ Bank restated a buy rating on shares of HeidelbergCement in […]

Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) Holdings Lowered by Bank of America Corp DE

Bank of America Corp DE trimmed its stake in shares of Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) by 42.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,553 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 13,889 shares during the quarter. Bank of America Corp […]

BlackRock Inc. Acquires 8,086 Shares of Nathan’s Famous, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATH)

BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Nathan’s Famous, Inc. (NASDAQ:NATH) by 5.2% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 162,646 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,086 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc.’s holdings in Nathan’s Famous were worth $12,706,000 at the end of the most recent reporting […]

Analyzing SONY FINL HOLDI/ADR (SNYFY) & Its Peers

SONY FINL HOLDI/ADR (OTCMKTS: SNYFY) is one of 40 public companies in the “Life insurance” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare SONY FINL HOLDI/ADR to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a summary […]

TerraVest Industries (OTCMKTS:TRRVF) Shares Down 0.8%

TerraVest Industries Inc (OTCMKTS:TRRVF)’s stock price traded down 0.8% during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as low as $9.56 and last traded at $9.60, 1,000 shares traded hands during trading. A decline of 66% from the average session volume of 2,917 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.67. The business has […]

NextEra Energy (NEE) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 22nd. Analysts expect NextEra Energy to post earnings of $2.18 per share for the quarter. NextEra Energy has set its FY 2019 guidance at $8.16-8.32 EPS and its FY 2022 guidance at $10.00-10.75 EPS.Individual that wish […]

SmartFinancial (SMBK) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday

SmartFinancial (NASDAQ:SMBK) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, October 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.41 per share for the quarter. Parties that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link. SmartFinancial (NASDAQ:SMBK) last posted its earnings […]

Snap (SNAP) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Snap (NYSE:SNAP) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, October 22nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($0.18) per share for the quarter. Snap has set its Q3 2019 guidance at EPS.Parties interested in listening to the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Snap […]

SEGRO (LON:SGRO) Receives “Buy” Rating from Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of SEGRO (LON:SGRO) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, Digital Look reports. The firm currently has a GBX 850 ($11.11) target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Several other research firms also recently issued reports on SGRO. Morgan Stanley increased their […]

IAA (NYSE:IAA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of IAA (NYSE:IAA) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “IAA, Inc. provides salvage vehicle auctions and related services. It offers inbound transportation logistics, inspection, evaluation, salvage recovery, titling and settlement administrative services. IAA, […]

Contrasting Emclaire Financial (NASDAQ:EMCF) & Sturgis Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBI)

Emclaire Financial (NASDAQ:EMCF) and Sturgis Bancorp (OTCMKTS:STBI) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Institutional & Insider Ownership 6.4% of Emclaire Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.6% […]

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the sixteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and ten have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The […]

Sartorius (FRA:SRT3) Given a €160.00 Price Target at HSBC

HSBC set a €160.00 ($186.05) price objective on Sartorius (FRA:SRT3) in a research report released on Wednesday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Nord/LB set a €125.00 ($145.35) price target on Sartorius and gave the stock […]

Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lawson Products (NASDAQ:LAWS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage currently has $45.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Lawson Products, Inc. is a distributor of expendable maintenance, repair […]

FY2019 EPS Estimates for Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Raised by Analyst

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) – Stock analysts at Svb Leerink lifted their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Johnson & Johnson in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, October 16th. Svb Leerink analyst D. Antalffy now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $8.67 for the […]

Jefferies Financial Group Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for AK Steel Holding Co. (NYSE:AKS)

AK Steel Holding Co. (NYSE:AKS) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group reduced their Q3 2019 earnings estimates for AK Steel in a research report issued on Wednesday, October 16th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst M. Englert now forecasts that the basic materials company will post earnings of $0.16 per share for the quarter, down from […]

Critical Analysis: NantHealth (NASDAQ:NH) versus CHURCHILL CAP C/SH (NASDAQ:CCC)

NantHealth (NASDAQ:NH) and CHURCHILL CAP C/SH (NYSE:CCC) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and earnings. Valuation and Earnings This table compares NantHealth and CHURCHILL CAP C/SH’s top-line revenue, earnings per share […]

Analyzing OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE) & Tenaga Nasional Bhd (NYSE:TNABY)

OGE Energy (NYSE:OGE) and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (OTCMKTS:TNABY) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, earnings and dividends. Volatility & Risk OGE Energy has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its share price […]

Cloudflare Inc’s Quiet Period Set To End on October 23rd (NYSE:NET)

Cloudflare’s (NYSE:NET) quiet period will expire on Wednesday, October 23rd. Cloudflare had issued 35,000,000 shares in its initial public offering on September 13th. The total size of the offering was $525,000,000 based on an initial share price of $15.00. During the company’s quiet period, insiders and underwriters involved in the IPO are prevented from issuing […]

Renault (EPA:RNO) PT Set at €54.00 by UBS Group

Renault (EPA:RNO) has been assigned a €54.00 ($62.79) price objective by stock analysts at UBS Group in a research report issued on Friday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. UBS Group’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 11.20% from the company’s current price. Several other analysts […]

Grocery Outlet (NYSE:GO) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Grocery Outlet (NYSE:GO) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. The firm currently has $38.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. owns and operates a chain of grocery stores primarily in the […]

Beiersdorf (ETR:BEI) Given a €97.00 Price Target by Berenberg Bank Analysts

Berenberg Bank set a €97.00 ($112.79) price target on Beiersdorf (ETR:BEI) in a research note released on Wednesday morning, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group set a €100.00 ($116.28) target price on […]

Sleep Number (NASDAQ:SNBR) Upgraded at TheStreet

TheStreet upgraded shares of Sleep Number (NASDAQ:SNBR) from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a research note released on Wednesday, TheStreetRatingsTable reports. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Raymond James upgraded Sleep Number from a market perform rating to an outperform rating and set a $48.00 target price on […]