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First Trust Advisors LP Has $439,000 Holdings in Artesian Resources Co. (ARTNA)

First Trust Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of Artesian Resources Co. (NASDAQ:ARTNA) by 26.2% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 11,936 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,475 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in Artesian Resources were worth $439,000 as of its […]

Regional Management Corp (RM) Stake Increased by First Trust Advisors LP

First Trust Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Regional Management Corp (NYSE:RM) by 34.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 14,505 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after buying an additional 3,721 shares during the quarter. First Trust […]

Avon Rubber (AVON) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Avon Rubber (LON:AVON) in a report released on Tuesday. Shares of AVON opened at GBX 1,285 ($16.79) on Tuesday. Avon Rubber has a 12 month low of GBX 885 ($11.56) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,325 ($17.31). The firm also recently declared a dividend, […]

Comerica Bank Has $475,000 Position in eHealth, Inc. (EHTH)

Comerica Bank decreased its position in shares of eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) by 10.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 15,865 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,862 shares during the period. Comerica Bank’s holdings in eHealth were […]

Castleark Management LLC Takes Position in Benefitfocus Inc (BNFT)

Castleark Management LLC bought a new stake in Benefitfocus Inc (NASDAQ:BNFT) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 161,585 shares of the software maker’s stock, valued at approximately $6,536,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of BNFT. Migdal Insurance & Financial […]

Castleark Management LLC Sells 67,755 Shares of LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN)

Castleark Management LLC cut its holdings in shares of LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) by 19.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 284,739 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 67,755 shares during the period. Castleark Management LLC’s holdings in […]

Clarus Wealth Advisors Has $1.58 Million Position in Chevron Co. (CVX)

Clarus Wealth Advisors lifted its stake in shares of Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX) by 153.0% during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 12,955 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 7,834 shares during the period. Chevron makes up about 1.0% of Clarus Wealth Advisors’ portfolio, making the […]

149,237 Shares in Badger Meter, Inc. (BMI) Acquired by Castleark Management LLC

Castleark Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 149,237 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,902,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions […]

Clean Yield Group Has $375,000 Position in General Electric (GE)

Clean Yield Group lifted its stake in shares of General Electric (NYSE:GE) by 49.5% during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 33,244 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 11,011 shares during the period. Clean Yield Group’s holdings in General Electric were worth $375,000 as of its most recent […]

Shore Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for Amigo (AMGO)

Shore Capital reiterated their hold rating on shares of Amigo (LON:AMGO) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Numis Securities cut Amigo to an add rating in a report on Thursday, August 30th. Berenberg Bank started coverage on Amigo in a report on […]

888 Holdings Public (888) Receives Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt restated their buy rating on shares of 888 Holdings Public (LON:888) in a research note published on Tuesday. 888 has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 306 ($4.00) price target on shares of 888 Holdings Public in a research […]

Bayer (BAYN) PT Set at €78.00 by Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group set a €78.00 ($90.70) target price on Bayer (FRA:BAYN) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the healthcare company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a buy rating on shares of […]

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP Raises Holdings in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP raised its position in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 66.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 250,000 shares of the software giant’s stock after buying an additional 100,000 shares during the quarter. […]

Clontarf Energy (CLON) Trading Up 6.7%

Clontarf Energy Plc (LON:CLON) was up 6.7% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as GBX 0.24 ($0.00) and last traded at GBX 0.24 ($0.00). Approximately 2,102,050 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 83% from the average daily volume of 1,150,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX […]

Mediazest (MDZ) Shares Up 14.7%

Shares of Mediazest Plc (LON:MDZ) shot up 14.7% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as GBX 0.09 ($0.00) and last traded at GBX 0.09 ($0.00). 33,184,799 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 685% from the average session volume of 4,230,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX […]

Rayonier Inc. (RYN) Position Increased by Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) by 17.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 397,500 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 58,200 shares during the quarter. […]

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Increases Position in Mosaic Co (MOS)

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) by 8.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 95,246 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,700 shares during the quarter. Brookfield […]

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Cuts Holdings in Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL)

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. lowered its holdings in shares of Enable Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENBL) by 4.0% in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 331,400 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 13,800 shares during the quarter. Brookfield Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Enable Midstream Partners were worth $5,581,000 at the […]

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Grows Holdings in BROOKFIELD RL A/SHS BEN INT (RA)

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of BROOKFIELD RL A/SHS BEN INT (NYSE:RA) by 49.1% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 75,502 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 24,874 shares during the period. Brookfield Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in BROOKFIELD RL A/SHS BEN INT were […]

Toll Brothers Inc (TOL) Holdings Lifted by BlueMountain Capital Management LLC

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC raised its position in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) by 7.6% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 160,449 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 11,401 shares during the period. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Toll Brothers were worth $5,300,000 as of its most […]

Verizon Communications (VZ) versus Advanced Info Service PCL (AVIFY) Head to Head Analysis

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Advanced Info Service PCL (OTCMKTS:AVIFY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings. Profitability This table compares Verizon Communications and Advanced Info Service PCL’s […]

Rexnord Corp (RXN) Stake Decreased by Capital World Investors

Capital World Investors lowered its stake in shares of Rexnord Corp (NYSE:RXN) by 9.7% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 4,000,000 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 430,000 shares during the quarter. Capital World Investors’ holdings in Rexnord were worth $123,200,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. […]

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC Sells 4,204 Shares of Rockwell Automation (ROK)

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC cut its holdings in shares of Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) by 12.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 29,543 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 4,204 shares during the quarter. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC’s holdings in […]

Essent Group (ESNT) vs. Syncora (SYCRF) Financial Contrast

Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT) and Syncora (OTCMKTS:SYCRF) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Profitability This table compares Essent Group and Syncora’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. […]

Somewhat Negative News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Mastercard (MA) Stock Price

News coverage about Mastercard (NYSE:MA) has been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest […]

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (TNK) Holdings Trimmed by BlueMountain Capital Management LLC

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC lowered its stake in shares of Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) by 26.6% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,802,014 shares of the shipping company’s stock after selling 2,103,617 shares during the period. BlueMountain Capital Management […]

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC Decreases Stake in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC reduced its holdings in QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 30.8% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 83,973 shares of the wireless technology company’s stock after selling 37,331 shares during the period. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC’s holdings in QUALCOMM were worth $6,049,000 at the end of the most recent […]

Critical Analysis: Premier Financial Bancorp (PFBI) vs. Southside Bancshares (SBSI)

Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI) and Southside Bancshares (NASDAQ:SBSI) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Premier Financial Bancorp and Southside Bancshares’ top-line revenue, […]

Franco Nevada Corp (FNV) Shares Bought by Capital World Investors

Capital World Investors boosted its stake in Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE:FNV) (TSE:FNV) by 39.5% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 2,648,758 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 750,229 shares during the quarter. Capital World Investors’ holdings in Franco Nevada were worth $165,695,000 as of its most […]

Capital International Investors Acquires New Stake in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)

Capital International Investors acquired a new stake in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund acquired 785,900 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $54,117,000. Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC boosted its stake […]

CRH Medical (CRHM) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CRH Medical (NYSEAMERICAN:CRHM) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “CRH Medical Corporation offers products and services to physicians for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases primarily in the United States. The company provides the CRH O’Regan System, […]

Protalix Biotherapeutics (PLX) Given a $4.00 Price Target at HC Wainwright

Protalix Biotherapeutics (NYSEAMERICAN:PLX) has been given a $4.00 price target by HC Wainwright in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. The analysts wrote, “Valuation methodology, risks and uncertainties. Our model yields an rNPV of $280M for PRX-102 using a 15% discount rate and 75% probability of […]

IBI Group (IBIBF) Raised to “Buy” at Raymond James

Raymond James upgraded shares of IBI Group (OTCMKTS:IBIBF) to a buy rating in a research report released on Tuesday. Separately, TD Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of IBI Group in a research report on Monday, November 12th. IBIBF stock opened at $2.91 on Tuesday. IBI Group has a twelve month low of $2.80 […]

Capital World Investors Decreases Position in Yext Inc (YEXT)

Capital World Investors cut its position in shares of Yext Inc (NYSE:YEXT) by 20.0% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 5,760,428 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,443,126 shares during the period. Capital World Investors owned about 0.06% of Yext worth $136,522,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several […]

Brokerages Set Zoetis Inc (ZTS) Price Target at $94.00

Shares of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eighteen analysts that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and twelve have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued […]

Bamco Inc. NY Sells 2,400 Shares of Halliburton (HAL)

Bamco Inc. NY lowered its position in shares of Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) by 5.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 45,896 shares of the oilfield services company’s stock after selling 2,400 shares during the period. Bamco Inc. NY’s holdings in […]

Bamco Inc. NY Invests $1.08 Million in Transocean LTD (RIG)

Bamco Inc. NY acquired a new position in shares of Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 77,100 shares of the offshore drilling services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,076,000. Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold […]

3,166,520 Shares in Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) Purchased by Capital International Investors

Capital International Investors bought a new position in shares of Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 3,166,520 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $71,247,000. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified […]

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (XRAY) Holdings Lessened by BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp

BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp trimmed its holdings in DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ:XRAY) by 27.2% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 70,690 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 26,378 shares during the period. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp’s holdings in DENTSPLY SIRONA were worth $2,668,000 as of its most […]

Agilent Technologies Inc (A) Position Boosted by Bamco Inc. NY

Bamco Inc. NY lifted its stake in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) by 18.7% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 43,740 shares of the medical research company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,888 shares during the period. Bamco Inc. NY’s holdings in Agilent Technologies were worth $3,085,000 at the end of the most […]