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Credit Suisse Group Increases TJX Companies (TJX) Price Target to $56.00

TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX) had its target price upped by Credit Suisse Group from $55.00 to $56.00 in a report released on Wednesday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage currently has a neutral rating on the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock. TJX has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Loop Capital raised […]

First Financial (THFF) Downgraded to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of First Financial (NASDAQ:THFF) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “First Financial Corporation is a multi-bank holding company. Subsidiaries include Terre Haute First National Bank, First State Bank, First Citizens State Bank of Newport, First Farmers […]

Stephens Inc. AR Decreases Position in KAR Auction Services Inc (KAR)

Stephens Inc. AR cut its stake in shares of KAR Auction Services Inc (NYSE:KAR) by 14.3% during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 4,776 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 798 shares during the period. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings in KAR Auction Services were worth $245,000 at the end of […]

Essent Group Ltd (ESNT) Shares Bought by Rhumbline Advisers

Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in shares of Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) by 0.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 132,411 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 373 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in Essent Group were […]

Texas Permanent School Fund Purchases 708 Shares of Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI)

Texas Permanent School Fund increased its position in Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI) by 1.9% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 38,447 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 708 shares during the quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund’s holdings in Mueller Industries were worth $1,205,000 as of its most […]

Grupo Aeroportr dl Pcfco SAB de CV (PAC) Rating Increased to Outperform at Itau BBA Securities

Itau BBA Securities upgraded shares of Grupo Aeroportr dl Pcfco SAB de CV (NYSE:PAC) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, The Fly reports. Several other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Bradesco Corretora upgraded Grupo Aeroportr dl Pcfco SAB de […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades QEP Resources (QEP) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of QEP Resources (NYSE:QEP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “QEP Resources' quality acreage in the prolific Permian Basin bodes well for its production prospects. Moreover, the company  maintains a very competitive cost structure, […]

54,667 Shares in Genie Energy Ltd (GNE) Acquired by Laurion Capital Management LP

Laurion Capital Management LP purchased a new stake in shares of Genie Energy Ltd (NYSE:GNE) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 54,667 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $465,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors […]

Power Integrations Inc (POWI) Shares Sold by Crawford Investment Counsel Inc.

Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. cut its position in shares of Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) by 10.0% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 140,320 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 15,638 shares during the quarter. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc.’s holdings […]

iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF (IVW) is Foster Dykema Cabot & Co. Inc. MA’s 6th Largest Position

Foster Dykema Cabot & Co. Inc. MA lifted its holdings in iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IVW) by 1.3% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 151,599 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,978 shares during the quarter. iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF makes up 4.2% of Foster Dykema Cabot […]

SVB Financial Group (SIVB) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

ValuEngine cut shares of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Thursday morning, ValuEngine reports. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Raymond James boosted their price objective on shares of SVB Financial Group from $280.00 to $285.00 and gave […]

Opes Wealth Management LLC Purchases Shares of 3,133 Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

Opes Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 3,133 shares of the coffee company’s stock, valued at approximately $233,000. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their […]

Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) Price Target Increased to $62.00 by Analysts at Barclays

Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE:HIG) had its target price raised by Barclays from $57.00 to $62.00 in a research note published on Wednesday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm currently has an overweight rating on the insurance provider’s stock. Several other analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Hartford Financial Services Group […]

260 Shares in Boeing Co (BA) Acquired by Bray Capital Advisors

Bray Capital Advisors acquired a new position in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 260 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock, valued at approximately $84,000. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to […]

Dmc Global (BOOM) Downgraded by BidaskClub

Dmc Global (NASDAQ:BOOM) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, BidAskClub reports. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Roth Capital raised their price objective on shares of Dmc Global from $70.00 to […]

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Insider Carolyn M. Tastad Sells 25,645 Shares

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) insider Carolyn M. Tastad sold 25,645 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $106.08, for a total transaction of $2,720,421.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. […]

Alamo Group, Inc. (ALG) Stake Lifted by BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in Alamo Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALG) by 1,974.2% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 2,012 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,915 shares during the quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings […]

Bank of Montreal Can Buys 58,916 Shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA (BSBR)

Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) by 4,942.6% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 60,108 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 58,916 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can’s holdings in Banco Santander Brasil were worth $675,000 at the […]

Bank of Montreal Can Cuts Holdings in John Bean Technologies Corp (JBT)

Bank of Montreal Can cut its holdings in shares of John Bean Technologies Corp (NYSE:JBT) by 17.6% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 8,183 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 1,753 shares during the quarter. Bank of Montreal Can’s holdings in John Bean Technologies were worth $752,000 at the […]

Bank of America Corp DE Boosts Stake in Delta Apparel, Inc. (DLA)

Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in shares of Delta Apparel, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:DLA) by 6.1% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 16,537 shares of the textile maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 951 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE’s holdings in Delta Apparel were worth $285,000 […]

Contango Oil & Gas (MCF) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Contango Oil & Gas (NYSEAMERICAN:MCF) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the six research firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings […]

Critical Analysis: TransAlta (TAC) vs. CHINA RESOURES/ADR (CRPJY)

TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) and CHINA RESOURES/ADR (OTCMKTS:CRPJY) are both utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares TransAlta and CHINA RESOURES/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. […]

Acadian Asset Management LLC Acquires 188,848 Shares of News Corp (NWSA)

Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) by 9.3% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 2,209,069 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 188,848 shares during the period. Acadian Asset Management LLC’s holdings in News were worth $27,482,000 as of its most recent filing with the […]

Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $38.95 Million Stake in Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TARO)

Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) by 16.8% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 360,414 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 51,826 shares during the quarter. Acadian […]

Intertek Group (ITRK) Price Target Raised to GBX 5,190

Intertek Group (LON:ITRK) had its price objective increased by equities research analysts at Kepler Capital Markets from GBX 5,150 ($67.29) to GBX 5,190 ($67.82) in a research note issued on Friday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Kepler Capital Markets’ target price indicates a potential downside of 0.99% from […]

CIBC Raises Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) Price Target to C$85.00

Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSE:TD) (NYSE:TD) had its price target lifted by CIBC from C$84.00 to C$85.00 in a research report issued on Friday, BayStreet.CA reports. CIBC’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 11.70% from the stock’s current price. TD has been the topic of a number of other reports. National Bank Financial dropped their […]

ONOToken 24 Hour Trading Volume Reaches $34,745.00 (ONOT)

ONOToken (CURRENCY:ONOT) traded 2.3% lower against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 19:00 PM ET on May 25th. ONOToken has a total market cap of $3.00 million and approximately $34,745.00 worth of ONOToken was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last week, ONOToken has traded 22.2% lower […]

Financial Review: Sito Mobile (SITO) and HMS (HMSY)

Sito Mobile (NASDAQ:SITO) and HMS (NASDAQ:HMSY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and risk. Profitability This table compares Sito Mobile and HMS’s net margins, return on equity and return […]

Lobstex (LOBS) Price Tops $0.0159 on Exchanges

Lobstex (CURRENCY:LOBS) traded down 9.1% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 15:00 PM ET on May 25th. One Lobstex coin can now be purchased for $0.0159 or 0.00000199 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including CryptoBridge, Fatbtc and Graviex. Lobstex has a total market capitalization of $258,899.00 and approximately $61,848.00 worth of […]

Zacks: Cango Inc – (CANG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Brokerages

Cango Inc – (NYSE:CANG) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus target price of $12.90 for the company and are […]

Financial Survey: Hypertension Diagnostics (HDII) and Luminex (LMNX)

Hypertension Diagnostics (OTCMKTS:HDII) and Luminex (NASDAQ:LMNX) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Hypertension Diagnostics and Luminex’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Golar LNG (GLNG) Shares Gap Down to $19.99

Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG)’s share price gapped down before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $20.46, but opened at $19.99. Golar LNG shares last traded at $19.21, with a volume of 2249351 shares changing hands. GLNG has been the topic of several recent research reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of […]

CoinToGo (2GO) Achieves Market Capitalization of $4,451.00

CoinToGo (CURRENCY:2GO) traded down 15% against the dollar during the 1-day period ending at 12:00 PM E.T. on May 25th. One CoinToGo coin can now be purchased for about $0.0005 or 0.00000006 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including Crex24 and BiteBTC. CoinToGo has a total market cap of $4,451.00 and $2.00 worth of CoinToGo was traded […]

$1.00 EPS Expected for Cabot Corp (CBT) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) to announce earnings per share of $1.00 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have made estimates for Cabot’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $1.05 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.92. Cabot reported earnings per share of $1.06 during the […]

ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $506.37 Million

Brokerages expect ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) to post $506.37 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for ViaSat’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $536.04 million and the lowest is $476.70 million. ViaSat reported sales of $438.87 million during the same quarter last year, which would […]

Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC Has $2.31 Million Holdings in Fly Leasing Ltd (FLY)

Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Fly Leasing Ltd (NYSE:FLY) by 95.4% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 166,985 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 81,545 shares during the quarter. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Fly Leasing were worth $2,311,000 at […]

Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt Buys 850 Shares of Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG)

Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt grew its stake in shares of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) by 54.5% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 2,409 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 850 shares during the quarter. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt’s holdings in Booking were worth $4,203,000 at the end of […]

Moody’s Co. (MCO) Holdings Boosted by Piedmont Investment Advisors Inc.

Piedmont Investment Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in Moody’s Co. (NYSE:MCO) by 2.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 14,821 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 292 shares during the quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors Inc.’s holdings […]

Penserra Capital Management LLC Has $790,000 Holdings in Broadcom Inc (AVGO)

Penserra Capital Management LLC lessened its holdings in Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ:AVGO) by 79.9% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 2,631 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock after selling 10,470 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Broadcom were worth $790,000 as of its most recent filing with the […]

Manchester Capital Management LLC Takes $49,000 Position in Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL)

Manchester Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 610 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $49,000. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in OMCL. Parallel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Omnicell in […]

Splunk (SPLK) Trading Down 5.4% on Disappointing Earnings

Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) was down 5.4% on Thursday after the company announced weaker than expected quarterly earnings. The stock traded as low as $128.01 and last traded at $128.73. Approximately 2,981,371 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 88% from the average daily volume of 1,584,200 shares. The stock had previously closed at […]

BJs Wholesale Club Holdings Inc (BJ) Shares Sold by Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC

Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of BJs Wholesale Club Holdings Inc (NYSE:BJ) by 73.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 191,308 shares of the company’s stock after selling 535,151 shares during the quarter. […]

Qudian Inc – (QD) Receives $12.85 Consensus PT from Analysts

Qudian Inc – (NYSE:QD) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The average 1-year […]

Campbell Soup (CPB) Shares Bought by TD Asset Management Inc.

TD Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Campbell Soup (NYSE:CPB) by 5.6% during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 485,669 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 25,859 shares during the period. TD Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Campbell Soup were worth $18,519,000 as of its most recent filing […]

TTM Technologies (TTMI) Trading Down 5.4%

TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI) shares were down 5.4% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $9.30 and last traded at $9.39. Approximately 2,556,240 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 147% from the average daily volume of 1,036,024 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.93. A number […]

Insider Buying: Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL) Major Shareholder Purchases 36 Shares of Stock

Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE:TPL) major shareholder Kinetics Asset Managem Horizon purchased 36 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 22nd. The stock was bought at an average cost of $831.23 per share, for a total transaction of $29,924.28. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, […]

Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. Acquires New Position in FedEx Co. (FDX)

Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of FedEx Co. (NYSE:FDX) during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund acquired 260 shares of the shipping service provider’s stock, valued at approximately $47,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in […]

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Holdings Cut by Great Lakes Advisors LLC

Great Lakes Advisors LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) by 10.5% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 9,784 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 1,151 shares during the period. Great Lakes Advisors LLC’s holdings in Delta Air Lines were worth $506,000 as […]

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Has $2.06 Million Holdings in Spire Inc (SR)

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its position in Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) by 29.7% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 25,000 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 5,728 shares during the period. Oregon Public […]

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $134.82 Million Position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 3.7% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,860,930 shares of the information technology service provider’s stock after buying an additional 65,631 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions were […]