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Investors Buy Large Volume of Vulcan Materials Put Options (VMC)

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) saw some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors bought 1,044 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 722% compared to the typical volume of 127 put options. A number of research firms recently commented on VMC. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vulcan Materials from a “sell” rating […]

FY2018 Earnings Forecast for WPX Energy Inc (WPX) Issued By Seaport Global Securities

WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) – Equities researchers at Seaport Global Securities cut their FY2018 earnings estimates for WPX Energy in a report released on Monday, December 10th. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Kelly now expects that the oil and gas producer will post earnings per share of $0.13 for the year, down from their previous […]

TheStreet, Inc. (TST) Major Shareholder Cannell Capital Llc Purchases 627,220 Shares

TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) major shareholder Cannell Capital Llc purchased 627,220 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $2.05 per share, with a total value of $1,285,801.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed […]

Freedom Foods Group Ltd (FNP) Insider Ronald Perich Acquires 764,657 Shares

Freedom Foods Group Ltd (ASX:FNP) insider Ronald Perich purchased 764,657 shares of Freedom Foods Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 30th. The shares were bought at an average price of A$4.80 ($3.40) per share, with a total value of A$3,666,530.32 ($2,600,376.11). Shares of FNP stock opened at A$4.80 ($3.40) on Wednesday. […]

Discovery Inc Series C Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (DISCK)

Discovery Inc Series C (NASDAQ:DISCK) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 866 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,475% compared to the average volume of 55 call options. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in […]

Crestline Management LP Has $2.34 Million Stake in Western Digital Corp (WDC)

Crestline Management LP reduced its stake in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) by 36.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 40,000 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after selling 23,000 shares during the period. Crestline Management LP’s holdings in […]

Lucia Wealth Services LLC Acquires 639 Shares of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK)

Lucia Wealth Services LLC increased its holdings in shares of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) by 8.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 8,179 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 639 shares during the period. […]

Lucia Wealth Services LLC Acquires Shares of 10,630 Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (GSLC)

Lucia Wealth Services LLC acquired a new position in shares of Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:GSLC) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 10,630 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $625,000. A number of […]

129,432 Shares in Noble Co. PLC (NE) Acquired by Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd

Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new stake in Noble Co. PLC (NYSE:NE) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 129,432 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $910,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd owned 0.05% of […]

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Acquires 3,555 Shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (ARE)

First Republic Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (NYSE:ARE) by 6.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 56,570 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying […]

Walmart Inc (WMT) Position Lowered by Elgethun Capital Management

Elgethun Capital Management trimmed its stake in Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) by 14.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 10,172 shares of the retailer’s stock after selling 1,652 shares during the period. Elgethun Capital Management’s holdings in Walmart were worth $961,000 […]

Corus Entertainment (CJR) Rating Increased to Outperform Market Weight at National Bank Financial

Corus Entertainment (TSE:CJR) was upgraded by National Bank Financial from a “sector perform market weight” rating to an “outperform market weight” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. National Bank Financial also issued estimates for Corus Entertainment’s Q1 2019 earnings at $0.42 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $1.03 EPS. Corus […]

Signatum One Day Volume Tops $0.00 (SIGT)

Signatum (CURRENCY:SIGT) traded flat against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 7:00 AM ET on December 12th. In the last week, Signatum has traded 0.1% lower against the US dollar. One Signatum coin can now be bought for $0.0004 or 0.00000010 BTC on popular exchanges. Signatum has a market cap of $41,690.00 […]

SpartanNash (SPTN) and DTS8 Coffee (BKCT) Critical Contrast

SpartanNash (NASDAQ:SPTN) and DTS8 Coffee (OTCMKTS:BKCT) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings. Dividends SpartanNash pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of […]

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Announces $0.14 Quarterly Dividend

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 18th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of 0.14 per share by the bank on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend […]

Arotech (ARTX) versus Security Devices International (SDEV) Head-To-Head Review

Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) and Security Devices International (OTCMKTS:SDEV) are both small-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, profitability and dividends. Volatility & Risk Arotech has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its stock price is […]

Sterling Bancorp (STL) Stake Boosted by First Republic Investment Management Inc.

First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) by 25.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 357,529 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 72,297 shares during the […]

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) Shares Sold by Fmr LLC

Fmr LLC decreased its position in American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) by 28.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,609,748 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 640,347 shares during the period. Fmr LLC owned about 0.33% […]

ASGN Inc (ASGN) Shares Sold by Fmr LLC

Fmr LLC lowered its stake in ASGN Inc (NYSE:ASGN) by 6.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,415,647 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 89,933 shares during the quarter. Fmr LLC owned about 2.70% of […]

Laurion Capital Management LP Buys Shares of 11,006 IntriCon Co. (IIN)

Laurion Capital Management LP bought a new stake in shares of IntriCon Co. (NASDAQ:IIN) in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 11,006 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $619,000. Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in […]

Ryan Weston Purchases 50,000 Shares of Noront Resources Ltd (NOT) Stock

Noront Resources Ltd (CVE:NOT) insider Ryan Weston bought 50,000 shares of Noront Resources stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$0.23 per share, for a total transaction of C$11,500.00. Noront Resources stock opened at C$0.24 on Wednesday. Noront Resources Ltd has a twelve month low […]

Mitsubishi Motors (MMTOF) Upgraded to “Neutral” by Nomura

Nomura upgraded shares of Mitsubishi Motors (OTCMKTS:MMTOF) from a reduce rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning. Separately, Citigroup raised Mitsubishi Motors from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, November 16th. MMTOF opened at $5.83 on Tuesday. Mitsubishi Motors has a 1 […]

Stitch Fix (SFIX) Price Target Cut to $28.00 by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Stitch Fix (NASDAQ:SFIX) had its price objective trimmed by Stifel Nicolaus from $30.00 to $28.00 in a research report report published on Tuesday. They currently have a hold rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on SFIX. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Stitch Fix from a hold rating to […]

Element Fleet Management (ELEEF) Upgraded to “Buy” by Raymond James

Raymond James upgraded shares of Element Fleet Management (OTCMKTS:ELEEF) to a buy rating in a report issued on Tuesday. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays reiterated a buy rating on shares of Element Fleet Management in a research report on Wednesday, November 7th. Stephens cut shares of Element […]

Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at B. Riley

B. Riley assumed coverage on shares of Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) in a research note published on Tuesday. The firm issued a buy rating and a $16.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock. Several other research firms also recently commented on VKTX. Raymond James set a $43.00 price objective on Viking Therapeutics and gave the […]

Playa Hotels & Resorts (PLYA) Lowered to D+ at TheStreet

Playa Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ:PLYA) was downgraded by stock analysts at TheStreet from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research note issued on Monday. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank set a $15.00 price target on shares of Playa Hotels & Resorts and gave the […]

3,813 Shares in Sonoco Products Co (SON) Purchased by Eaton Vance Management

Eaton Vance Management purchased a new position in Sonoco Products Co (NYSE:SON) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 3,813 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $212,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added […]

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the thirteen ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and nine have assigned a hold recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among […]

Eaton Vance Management Acquires New Position in DDR Corp (DDR)

Eaton Vance Management acquired a new stake in shares of DDR Corp (NYSE:DDR) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 22,885 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $306,000. Several other institutional investors […]

NanoString Technologies Inc (NSTG) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of NanoString Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:NSTG) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seven ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 1-year […]

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Boosts Position in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 422,905 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,694 shares during the quarter. Dimensional […]

Silver Lake Resources (SLR) Receives Buy Rating from HC Wainwright

Silver Lake Resources (ASX:SLR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at HC Wainwright in a report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a $1.00 price objective on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We maintain our Buy recommendation and our C$1.00 per share price target. Our valuation is based on the firm’s interest […]

KERING S A/ADR (PPRUY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

KERING S A/ADR (OTCMKTS:PPRUY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Kering is involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of apparel and accessories. It operates through two segments: Luxury segment and Sport and Lifestyle segment. The […]

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Given a $27.00 Price Target by Loop Capital Analysts

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) received a $27.00 price objective from stock analysts at Loop Capital in a report released on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the apparel retailer’s stock. Loop Capital’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 41.88% from the stock’s current price. Several other brokerages have also recently […]

HC Wainwright Reiterates “Buy” Rating for CorMedix (CRMD)

CorMedix (NYSEAMERICAN:CRMD)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by investment analysts at HC Wainwright in a report released on Wednesday, The Fly reports. They currently have a $3.50 target price on the biotechnology company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 118.75% from the company’s current price. A number of other […]

Foamix Pharmaceuticals (FOMX) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Bank of America

Investment analysts at Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of Foamix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:FOMX) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The firm set a “buy” rating on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on FOMX. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” […]

First Solar (FSLR) Price Target Cut to $73.00 by Analysts at UBS Group

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) had its target price lowered by UBS Group to $73.00 in a research note issued on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the solar cell manufacturer’s stock. UBS Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 71.97% from the company’s previous close. The analysts noted that […]

Realty Income (O) Upgraded to “Hold” at Citigroup

Realty Income (NYSE:O) was upgraded by equities researchers at Citigroup from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, The Fly reports. Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on O. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Realty Income from a “buy” rating to a […]

Vector Group Ltd Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.40 (VGR)

Vector Group Ltd (NYSE:VGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 28th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be given a dividend of 0.40 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 14.51%. The ex-dividend date is […]

WhiteHorse Finance Inc (WHF) To Go Ex-Dividend on December 17th

WhiteHorse Finance Inc (NASDAQ:WHF) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 6th, NASDAQ reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be given a dividend of 0.355 per share by the investment management company on Thursday, January 3rd. This represents a $1.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.32%. The ex-dividend […]