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Electrameccanica Vehicles (SOLO) Shares Gap Up to $4.81

Electrameccanica Vehicles Corp (NASDAQ:SOLO)’s share price gapped up before the market opened on Friday . The stock had previously closed at $3.95, but opened at $4.81. Electrameccanica Vehicles shares last traded at $4.48, with a volume of 8319294 shares traded. Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on SOLO shares. ValuEngine cut Electrameccanica Vehicles from […]

SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Convertible Securities ETF (CWB) Position Lowered by EFG Asset Management Americas Corp.

EFG Asset Management Americas Corp. lowered its stake in SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Convertible Securities ETF (NYSEARCA:CWB) by 29.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 58,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 23,867 shares during the period. EFG Asset Management Americas […]

New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. Buys New Holdings in SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF (SPLG)

New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. bought a new position in SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:SPLG) during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 54,843 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,602,000. SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF comprises approximately 0.9% of New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc.’s […]

EFG Asset Management Americas Corp. Has $1.25 Million Stake in Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities ETF (VTIP)

EFG Asset Management Americas Corp. decreased its position in Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VTIP) by 70.6% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 24,183 shares of the company’s stock after selling 58,156 shares during the quarter. EFG Asset Management Americas Corp.’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities ETF were worth $1,254,000 […]

269,983 Shares in SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) Purchased by New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc.

New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. acquired a new position in SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 269,983 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $32,735,000. SPDR Gold Shares […]

Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate TopBuild Corp (BLD) Will Post Earnings of $1.21 Per Share

Equities analysts forecast that TopBuild Corp (NYSE:BLD) will announce earnings of $1.21 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for TopBuild’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.19 to $1.23. TopBuild reported earnings of $0.84 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a […]

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Blueprint Medicines Corp (BPMC) Will Announce Earnings of -$1.68 Per Share

Equities analysts expect Blueprint Medicines Corp (NASDAQ:BPMC) to post ($1.68) earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Blueprint Medicines’ earnings, with estimates ranging from ($1.88) to ($1.30). Blueprint Medicines posted earnings per share of ($1.23) during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative […]

PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI) Director Peter Barrett Sells 5,601 Shares

PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) Director Peter Barrett sold 5,601 shares of PerkinElmer stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $93.62, for a total transaction of $524,365.62. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 27,630 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,586,720.60. […]

Magellan Financial Group Ltd (MFG) Plans Interim Dividend of $0.74

Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX:MFG) declared a interim dividend on Friday, February 15th, MarketIndexAU reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of 0.738 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 19th. ASX MFG traded up […]

Kays Financial Advisory Corp ADV Has $1.27 Million Position in Allstate Corp (ALL)

Kays Financial Advisory Corp ADV decreased its stake in shares of Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) by 44.0% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 15,352 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 12,061 shares during the quarter. Kays Financial Advisory Corp ADV’s […]

Canadian Tire (CTC.A) Given New C$170.00 Price Target at National Bank Financial

Canadian Tire (TSE:CTC.A) had its target price decreased by investment analysts at National Bank Financial from C$180.00 to C$170.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The brokerage presently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. National Bank Financial’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 22.21% from the stock’s […]

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment (AP.UN) Price Target Raised to C$51.00 at Royal Bank of Canada

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment (TSE:AP.UN) had its target price lifted by Royal Bank of Canada from C$47.00 to C$51.00 in a note issued to investors on Friday. The firm currently has an “outperform” rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 6.92% […]

Five Below Inc (FIVE) Shares Sold by Essex Investment Management Co. LLC

Essex Investment Management Co. LLC reduced its stake in Five Below Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE) by 5.7% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 29,813 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 1,813 shares during the period. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC’s holdings in Five Below were worth $3,050,000 as of its most […]

Novocure Ltd (NVCR) Shares Sold by Essex Investment Management Co. LLC

Essex Investment Management Co. LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Novocure Ltd (NASDAQ:NVCR) by 14.5% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 144,668 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after selling 24,459 shares during the period. Novocure comprises 0.8% of Essex Investment Management Co. LLC’s holdings, making the stock […]

Ryder System (R) Upgraded to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Ryder System (NYSE:R) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report published on Thursday. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the stock. Loop Capital upgraded shares of Ryder System from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $78.00 price target […]

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC Trims Position in Primerica, Inc. (PRI)

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) by 5.1% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 3,912,800 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 211,306 shares during the period. Primerica makes up 2.6% of Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making […]

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TARO) Given $115.00 Average Target Price by Brokerages

Shares of Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokers have set a twelve-month consensus target price of $115.00 for the company […]

S & T Bancorp (STBA) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of S & T Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Thursday morning. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Boenning Scattergood reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of S & T Bancorp in a research report on Thursday, January 31st. […]

Elevate Credit (ELVT) Downgraded by BTIG Research to Neutral

BTIG Research downgraded shares of Elevate Credit (NYSE:ELVT) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. BTIG Research currently has $4.66 target price on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Maxim Group reiterated a buy rating and […]

Enbridge (ENB) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS

Enbridge (NYSE:ENB) (TSE:ENB) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The pipeline company reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.04, MarketWatch Earnings reports. Enbridge had a return on equity of 8.81% and a net margin of 3.95%. During the same quarter last year, the firm […]

ORION OYJ/ADR (ORINY) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ORION OYJ/ADR (OTCMKTS:ORINY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Orion Oyj is a pharmaceutical company. It develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, active pharmaceutical ingredients and diagnostic tests. The company’s core therapy consists […]

Achain One Day Trading Volume Reaches $246,346.00 (ACT)

Achain (CURRENCY:ACT) traded up 2.2% against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 12:00 PM ET on February 15th. Achain has a total market cap of $5.74 million and $246,346.00 worth of Achain was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last week, Achain has traded 3% higher against […]

Align Technology (ALGN) Stock Rating Lowered by UBS Group

UBS Group cut shares of Align Technology (NASDAQ:ALGN) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, 247wallst.com reports. They currently have $275.00 price objective on the medical equipment provider’s stock. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price […]

Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Thursday morning. PTEN has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Patterson-UTI Energy from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, January 25th. Raymond […]

BTIG Research Downgrades Q2 (QTWO) to Neutral

BTIG Research lowered shares of Q2 (NYSE:QTWO) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note published on Thursday morning. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on QTWO. Zacks Investment Research lowered Q2 from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. JPMorgan […]

Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR) COO Joshua Kobza Sells 113,577 Shares

Restaurant Brands International Inc (NYSE:QSR) (TSE:QSR) COO Joshua Kobza sold 113,577 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.41, for a total transaction of $7,315,494.57. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available […]

Olympic Steel (ZEUS) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS

Olympic Steel (NASDAQ:ZEUS) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday. The basic materials company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by ($0.03), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Olympic Steel had a net margin of 2.46% and a return on equity of 13.22%. The business had revenue of $429.59 million […]

Critical Comparison: SeaChange International (SEAC) & GTX (GTXO)

SeaChange International (NASDAQ:SEAC) and GTX (OTCMKTS:GTXO) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability. Institutional & Insider Ownership 61.3% of SeaChange International shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Edgeless Tops 24 Hour Volume of $92,229.00 (EDG)

Edgeless (CURRENCY:EDG) traded 4.1% lower against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 13:00 PM ET on February 15th. Edgeless has a market cap of $16.16 million and $92,229.00 worth of Edgeless was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Edgeless token can now be bought for $0.16 or 0.00004481 BTC on popular […]

Twist Bioscience (TWST) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Twist Bioscience (NASDAQ:TWST) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “Twist Bioscience Corporation operates as a biotechnology company. It offers synthetic DNA-based products, including synthetic genes, tools for sample preparation, antibody libraries for drug discovery and development and DNA […]

Argentum Trading 6.6% Higher Over Last Week (ARG)

Argentum (CURRENCY:ARG) traded 3.6% higher against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 13:00 PM Eastern on February 15th. One Argentum coin can currently be purchased for about $0.0235 or 0.00000650 BTC on popular exchanges including CoinExchange and Cryptopia. Argentum has a total market cap of $260,513.00 and $68.00 worth of Argentum was […]

Monotype Imaging (TYPE) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.22 EPS

Monotype Imaging (NASDAQ:TYPE) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The software maker reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.22, MarketWatch Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $71.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $65.15 million. Monotype Imaging had a return on equity of […]

Topcon (TOPCF) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Topcon (OTCMKTS:TOPCF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “Topcon Corporation develops and sells positioning, eye care and smart infrastructure products. Positioning products include GNSS receivers, machine control systems, precision agriculture systems, and IT site management solutions; Eye […]

Quad Cities Investment Group LLC Invests $67,000 in iShares International Select Dividend ETF (IDV)

Quad Cities Investment Group LLC purchased a new position in iShares International Select Dividend ETF (BATS:IDV) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 2,310 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $67,000. Other large investors have also added to […]

California Water Service Group (CWT) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on CWT. Zacks Investment Research lowered California Water Service Group from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report […]

Harvest Capital Credit (HCAP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Harvest Capital Credit (NASDAQ:HCAP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Harvest Capital Credit Corporation is a closed-end management investment company. The company invest in the form of subordinated debt, senior debt and minority equity. Harvest Capital Credit Corporation […]

Homrich & Berg Buys Shares of 3,539 Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

Homrich & Berg bought a new position in shares of Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 3,539 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $231,000. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings […]

Quad Cities Investment Group LLC Buys 5,033 Shares of Calamos Dynamic Convertible & Incm Fd (CCD)

Quad Cities Investment Group LLC grew its stake in shares of Calamos Dynamic Convertible & Incm Fd (NASDAQ:CCD) by 275.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 6,858 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,033 […]

Enlightenment Research LLC Invests $197,000 in Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW)

Enlightenment Research LLC purchased a new stake in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 500 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock, valued at approximately $197,000. Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the […]

Formidable Asset Management LLC Sells 6,180 Shares of General Mills, Inc. (GIS)

Formidable Asset Management LLC decreased its stake in shares of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) by 11.9% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 45,634 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,180 shares during the period. General Mills accounts for 0.9% of Formidable […]

Invesco Raymond James SB-1 Equity ETF (RYJ) Holdings Boosted by Quad Cities Investment Group LLC

Quad Cities Investment Group LLC boosted its holdings in Invesco Raymond James SB-1 Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:RYJ) by 7.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 4,216 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 300 shares during the quarter. Quad Cities […]

Quidel (QDEL) Price Target Raised to $63.00 at Craig Hallum

Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL) had its target price boosted by Craig Hallum from $51.00 to $63.00 in a research report released on Thursday morning, The Fly reports. Craig Hallum currently has a hold rating on the stock. QDEL has been the subject of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine cut Quidel from a hold rating to […]

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC) Position Lowered by Parallel Advisors LLC

Parallel Advisors LLC lowered its position in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) by 11.4% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,138 shares of the company’s stock after selling 275 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF were worth $280,000 at the end of the most […]

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Grows Position in KeyCorp (KEY)

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in shares of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) by 1,360.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,698,946 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,582,584 shares during the quarter. Oregon […]

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Has $109,000 Position in Xerox Corp (XRX)

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its holdings in Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX) by 2,803.2% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,155,302 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,081,062 shares during the quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement […]

Parallel Advisors LLC Has $258,000 Holdings in iShares Russell Mid-Cap ETF (IWR)

Parallel Advisors LLC raised its stake in iShares Russell Mid-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IWR) by 291.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,560 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,139 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell […]

35,000 Shares in Adobe Inc (ADBE) Acquired by Mondrian Capital Management LLC

Mondrian Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Adobe Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund purchased 35,000 shares of the software company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,918,000. Adobe comprises approximately 4.3% of Mondrian Capital Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 4th largest position. Several other large investors have also […]

Hartford Financial Management Inc. Buys 131 Shares of Duke Energy Corp (DUK)

Hartford Financial Management Inc. boosted its stake in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) by 8.0% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,761 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 131 shares during the period. Hartford Financial Management Inc.’s […]

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:INO) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Inovio Pharmaceuticals from a hold rating to a buy rating and […]

Progressive (PGR) Given a $73.00 Price Target by Wells Fargo & Co Analysts

Wells Fargo & Co set a $73.00 price target on Progressive (NYSE:PGR) in a research note published on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the insurance provider’s stock. PGR has been the subject of several other research reports. Morgan Stanley raised shares of Progressive from an equal weight rating to an overweight […]