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Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Cenovus Energy by 5.0% in the first quarter. Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. now owns 45,403,489 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $512,963,000 after buying an additional 2,152,330 shares in the last quarter. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd boosted its position in shares of Cenovus Energy by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd now owns 25,300,061 shares…

The UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Cuts Position in Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fox Run Management L.L.C. bought a new stake in shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals during the first quarter valued at about $441,000. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals by 119.7% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 24,977 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock valued at $2,824,000 after buying an additional 13,606 shares during the period. Creative Planning increased its…

The Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) Shares Sold by Thomaspartners Inc.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Haverford Trust Co. increased its stake in shares of Illinois Tool Works by 48.2% in the fourth quarter. Haverford Trust Co. now owns 21,083 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $2,582,000 after buying an additional 6,856 shares during the period. Tredje AP fonden increased its stake in shares of Illinois Tool Works by 12.4% in the fourth quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 36,842 shares…

The Swiss National Bank Increases Position in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of MDLZ. Norges Bank acquired a new position in Mondelez International during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $738,621,000. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its position in Mondelez International by 32.3% in the first quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 12,509,846 shares of the company’s stock valued at $538,924,000 after buying an additional 3,056,900 shares during the last quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. raised its position in Mondelez International by 924.0% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management…

The Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Shares Sold by MUFG Americas Holdings Corp

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Truepoint Inc. boosted its position in shares of Duke Energy Corporation by 0.5% in the first quarter. Truepoint Inc. now owns 2,792 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $229,000 after buying an additional 13 shares in the last quarter. MCF Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Duke Energy Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 4,499 shares of the utilities…

The Comerica Bank Has $1 Million Position in Magna International, Inc. (MGA)

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of MGA. First Mercantile Trust Co. raised its stake in Magna International by 3.5% in the first quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co. now owns 15,525 shares of the company’s stock worth $670,000 after buying an additional 525 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its position in shares of Magna International by 1.6% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 284,626 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,284,000 after buying an additional 4,437 shares…

The Advisory Services Network LLC Takes Position in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Advisor Partners LLC increased its position in Honeywell International by 6.5% in the first quarter. Advisor Partners LLC now owns 16,826 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $2,101,000 after buying an additional 1,033 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Management LLC increased its position in Honeywell International by 3.3% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Management LLC now owns 11,255 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,405,000 after buying an…

The Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Position Lowered by Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in XOM. Cordasco Financial Network boosted its position in Exxon Mobil Corporation by 0.6% in the first quarter. Cordasco Financial Network now owns 2,332 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $191,000 after buying an additional 15 shares during the period. Sterling Global Strategies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Sterling Global Strategies LLC now owns 5,225 shares of the oil and…

The Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Stake Held by United States Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of CSCO. Dodge & Cox bought a new stake in shares of Cisco Systems during the fourth quarter worth $1,950,935,000. Norges Bank bought a new stake in shares of Cisco Systems during the fourth quarter worth $1,306,395,000. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Cisco Systems by 1,032.7% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 8,822,459 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock worth $266,816,000 after buying an additional 8,043,558 shares…

The Stewart & Patten Co. LLC Purchases 14,067 Shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. RB Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Intel Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $858,000. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. raised its stake in shares of Intel Corporation by 399.5% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. now owns 42,610 shares of the chip maker’s stock valued at $1,545,000 after buying an additional 34,080 shares in the last quarter. Prudential PLC raised its…

The NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

NCS has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded NCI Building Systems from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $18.00 to $20.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded NCI Building Systems from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June…

The Tabula Rasa Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ:TRHC) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Chardan Capital assumed coverage on shares of Tabula Rasa Healthcare in a research report on Monday. They set a “buy” rating and a $19.50 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Tabula Rasa Healthcare from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 16th. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price objective on shares of Tabula Rasa Healthcare from $19.00 to $16.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in…

The BanColombia S.A. (NYSE:CIB) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BanColombia from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 9th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $41.00 target price (down from $42.00) on shares of BanColombia in a research note on Monday, June 5th. BidaskClub raised shares of BanColombia from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 1st. HSBC Holdings plc…

The Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Several research firms recently issued reports on SNCR. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of Synchronoss Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $45.00 to $13.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered shares of Synchronoss Technologies from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $65.00 to $27.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Wells Fargo & Company lowered shares of…

The Bank of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

BOH has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bank of Hawaii Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $89.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. BidaskClub upgraded Bank of Hawaii Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on Bank of Hawaii Corporation from $74.00 to $75.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a report…

The Karp Capital Management Corp Takes Position in McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR)

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Ancora Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of McDermott International by 7.1% in the fourth quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 15,000 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC bought a new position in McDermott International during the first quarter worth approximately $165,000. 361 Capital LLC bought a new position in McDermott International during the first quarter worth approximately…

The Karp Capital Management Corp Takes Position in Lakeland Financial Co. (NASDAQ:LKFN)

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd boosted its position in shares of Lakeland Financial by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd now owns 7,078 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $335,000 after buying an additional 1,052 shares in the last quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Lakeland Financial during the fourth quarter worth approximately $346,000. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC boosted its position in Lakeland Financial by 440.4%…

The Achaogen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAO) Now Covered by HC Wainwright

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Needham & Company LLC lifted their target price on Achaogen from $19.00 to $29.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 2nd. Aegis lifted their target price on Achaogen from $20.00 to $29.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. Vetr downgraded Achaogen from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.80 target price on the stock. in a research note on…

The Karp Capital Management Corp Invests $641,000 in Peoples Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:PEBO)

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Peoples Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $268,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in Peoples Bancorp during the fourth quarter worth approximately $408,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in Peoples Bancorp during the fourth quarter worth approximately $449,000. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its position in Peoples Bancorp by 45.8% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns…

The Karp Capital Management Corp Takes Position in Independent Bank Corp (NASDAQ:INDB)

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of Independent Bank Corp by 4.7% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 1,844 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 82 shares in the last quarter. Elkfork Partners LLC bought a new position in Independent Bank Corp during the fourth quarter worth approximately $124,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in Independent Bank Corp by 2.4% in the first…

The UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Has $16.99 Million Stake in Gap, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GPS)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its position in Gap, Inc. (The) by 90.6% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 118,671 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock worth $2,883,000 after buying an additional 56,424 shares during the period. Pensionfund DSM Netherlands bought a new position in Gap, Inc. (The) during the first quarter worth $2,813,000. DnB Asset Management AS boosted its position in Gap, Inc. (The) by 39.3% in the first quarter. DnB Asset…

The Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) PT Lowered to $69.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

KEX has been the topic of several other research reports. Credit Suisse Group raised Kirby Corporation from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the company from $58.00 to $80.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. BidaskClub raised Kirby Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Cowen and Company increased their target price on Kirby Corporation from $65.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note…

The Jefferies Group LLC Lowers Healthcare Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:HR) to Hold

HR has been the topic of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Healthcare Realty Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. Stifel Nicolaus decreased their price target on Healthcare Realty Trust from $34.00 to $33.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. BMO Capital Markets raised Healthcare Realty Trust from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $31.00 to…

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers STHREE (NASDAQ:STREF) to Hold

According to Zacks, “SThree Plc is engaged in staffing businesses. It provides permanent and contract specialist staff to its client base. The company’s brand comprises Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Huxley, Real Staffing Group, Newington International, JP Gray, Hyden and Orgtel. It operates primarily in Australia and Europe. SThree Plc is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. “ STHREE (NASDAQ:STREF) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday, June 15th. Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on…

The Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd (NYSE:OR) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Osisko Gold Royalties from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. TD Securities cut Osisko Gold Royalties to a hold rating and set a $19.00 target price for the company. in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Osisko Gold Royalties has a consensus rating of Buy and…

The Investors Purchase High Volume of Kroger Company (The) Call Options (NYSE:KR)

Shares of Kroger Company (KR) traded down 2.37% on Monday, hitting $22.61. 13,677,211 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.61 and a beta of 0.75. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $27.53 and its 200-day moving average price is $30.69. Kroger Company has a 1-year low of $20.46 and a 1-year high of $37.97. Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 885 call options…

The Ferrari N.V.’s (NYSE:RACE) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Bank of America Corporation

Several other research firms have also recently commented on RACE. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ferrari N.V. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $95.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Kepler Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Ferrari N.V. in a report on Monday, May 15th. Morgan Stanley lowered their target price on Ferrari N.V. from $100.00 to $72.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, May 8th. Jefferies Group…

The 231 Shares in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Acquired by GW Henssler & Associates Ltd.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora boosted its stake in Amazon.com by 15.0% in the first quarter. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora now owns 115 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 15 shares during the last quarter. Ibex Wealth Advisors bought a new stake in Amazon.com during the fourth quarter worth $113,000. Empirical Finance LLC bought a new stake in Amazon.com during the fourth…

The Farmland Partners Inc. (FPI) Given “Buy” Rating at Stifel Nicolaus

Several other analysts have also weighed in on FPI. TheStreet raised shares of Farmland Partners from a d rating to a c- rating in a report on Monday, April 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Farmland Partners from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Finally, Robert W. Baird lowered their price target on shares of Farmland Partners from $12.00 to $10.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a report on Friday, June 16th. One equities research analyst has…

The KB Home (NYSE:KBH) Given a $22.00 Price Target at Wedbush

KBH has been the topic of several other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “sector perform” rating and issued a $21.00 price target (up previously from $17.00) on shares of KB Home in a research note on Friday, March 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered KB Home from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. JMP Securities lowered KB Home from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, March 27th. They noted that the…

The International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Position Cut by Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of IBM. Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC raised its position in shares of International Business Machines Corporation by 17.5% in the fourth quarter. Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC now owns 73,743 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $12,241,000 after buying an additional 10,997 shares during the period. Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of International Business Machines Corporation by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 23,762 shares of the technology…

The Sei Investments Co. Has $694,000 Stake in People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of PUB. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in People’s Utah Bancorp by 2.8% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 8,422 shares of the bank’s stock worth $223,000 after buying an additional 232 shares in the last quarter. James Investment Research Inc. boosted its stake in People’s Utah Bancorp by 0.4% in the first quarter. James Investment Research Inc. now owns 114,165 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $3,020,000 after buying an additional…

The Greatmark Investment Partners Inc. Cuts Position in ConocoPhillips (COP)

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Radnor Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of ConocoPhillips during the fourth quarter worth $791,000. Calamos Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of ConocoPhillips by 6.8% in the fourth quarter. Calamos Wealth Management LLC now owns 44,722 shares of the energy producer’s stock valued at $2,242,000 after buying an additional 2,846 shares during the last quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC acquired a new position in shares of ConocoPhillips during the fourth quarter valued…

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) Shares Bought by Wade G W & Inc.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in GS. Elgethun Capital Management bought a new position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,524,000. Fusion Family Wealth LLC bought a new position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) during the fourth quarter valued at about $331,000. State Street Corp boosted its position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 8.8% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 22,248,179 shares of the investment management company’s stock…

The Beach Investment Counsel Inc. PA Maintains Stake in Phillips 66 (PSX)

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in PSX. Burney Co. boosted its position in Phillips 66 by 56.0% in the fourth quarter. Burney Co. now owns 14,065 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $1,215,000 after buying an additional 5,051 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank boosted its position in Phillips 66 by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 189,503 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $15,784,000 after buying an additional…

The Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (FRAN) Position Decreased by Texas Permanent School Fund

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in FRAN. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $3,960,000. Comerica Bank boosted its position in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation by 5.8% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 40,384 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $742,000 after buying an additional 2,222 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Francesca’s Holdings Corporation by 5.4% in the…

The Wetherby Asset Management Inc. Has $3.20 Million Stake in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Artemis Investment Management LLP bought a new position in shares of Bank of America Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $72,412,000. BP PLC raised its position in shares of Bank of America Corporation by 4.3% in the fourth quarter. BP PLC now owns 1,345,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $29,778,000 after buying an additional 56,000 shares during the last quarter. Wesbanco Bank Inc. raised its position in shares…

The Texas Permanent School Fund Decreases Position in The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC)

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of The Providence Service Corporation by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 827,330 shares of the company’s stock valued at $31,480,000 after buying an additional 11,166 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in shares of The Providence Service Corporation by 7.5% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 289,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,996,000…

The Sei Investments Co. Has $627,000 Stake in Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (ARCO)

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Legato Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Arcos Dorados Holdings during the first quarter valued at $1,032,742,000. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in Arcos Dorados Holdings by 14.8% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 6,090,701 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $32,890,000 after buying an additional 785,771 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Arcos Dorados Holdings by 37.2% in the first…

The Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates “$50.00” Price Target for Oneok Partners LP (NYSE:OKS)

Several other analysts have also commented on OKS. BMO Capital Markets set a $53.00 price target on shares of Oneok Partners and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, April 1st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Oneok Partners from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. US Capital Advisors lowered shares of Oneok Partners from an “overweight” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating…

The Texas Permanent School Fund Decreases Position in Superior Industries International, Inc. (SUP)

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of SUP. State Street Corp raised its position in Superior Industries International by 14.9% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 589,927 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $15,543,000 after buying an additional 76,497 shares during the last quarter. Allianz Asset Management AG raised its position in shares of Superior Industries International by 14.3% in the fourth quarter. Allianz Asset Management AG now owns 407,150 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $10,729,000…

The Main Street Capital Corporation Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.19 (NYSE:MAIN)

Main Street Capital Corporation has raised its dividend by an average of 5.4% annually over the last three years and has increased its dividend every year for the last 6 years. Main Street Capital Corporation has a payout ratio of 99.1% indicating that its dividend is currently covered by earnings, but may not be in the future if the company’s earnings fall. Equities research analysts expect Main Street Capital Corporation to earn $2.30 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $2.22…

The Texas Permanent School Fund Sells 92 Shares of Phibro Animal Health Corporation (PAHC)

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Two Sigma Investments LP purchased a new position in shares of Phibro Animal Health Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $258,000. Ledyard National Bank purchased a new position in shares of Phibro Animal Health Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $243,000. Menta Capital LLC raised its position in shares of Phibro Animal Health Corporation by 36.9% in the fourth quarter. Menta Capital LLC now owns 63,885 shares of the company’s stock valued at…

The Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Stake Reduced by Sei Investments Co.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of RGC. Hamlin Capital Management LLC raised its position in Regal Entertainment Group by 16.6% in the first quarter. Hamlin Capital Management LLC now owns 3,491,051 shares of the company’s stock valued at $78,828,000 after buying an additional 496,075 shares during the last quarter. GW&K Investment Management LLC raised its position in Regal Entertainment Group by 4.5% in the first quarter. GW&K Investment Management LLC now owns 1,638,208 shares of the company’s stock valued at $36,991,000 after buying an additional…

The Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH) Cut to Hold at Drexel Hamilton

Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on BAH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $41.00 target price on shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 16th. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $42.00 target…

The Deutsche Bank AG Lowers Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) to Hold

A number of other analysts have also recently commented on COST. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $185.00 target price on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Saturday, April 1st. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an equal weight rating and set a $170.00 target price (up from $158.00) on shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation in a report on Friday, March 3rd. Vetr raised shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $177.50 target price for…

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for Southside Bancshares, Inc. Increased by SunTrust Banks (SBSI)

Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks lifted their FY2017 earnings estimates for shares of Southside Bancshares in a report released on Monday. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Young now forecasts that the bank will post earnings per share of $2.18 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $2.12. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Southside Bancshares’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.59 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.61 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.62 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $2.37 EPS. Several other analysts have also recently…

The Cantor Fitzgerald Initiates Coverage on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

Several other brokerages also recently commented on VRX. Mizuho reissued an underperform rating and issued a $11.00 price target on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a report on Thursday, February 16th. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed an underperform rating on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in a report on Thursday, February 16th. HC Wainwright set a $23.00 price objective on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. Guggenheim reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $55.00 price…

The Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Bond Prices Rise 1.4%

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $4.70 target price on shares of Rite Aid Corporation in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Rite Aid Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Guggenheim cut shares of Rite Aid Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an…

The LiqTech International Inc (NYSE:LIQT) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

According to Zacks, “LiqTech International, Inc. is a clean technology company. It engages in the provision of various technologies for the gas and liquid purification by manufacturing ceramic silicon carbide filters. The company sells its products to industrial customers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and South America. LiqTech International, Inc. is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark. “ LiqTech International Inc (NYSE:LIQT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, June 15th. Shares of LiqTech…

The BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Decreases Stake in AngioDynamics, Inc. (ANGO)

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of ANGO. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in AngioDynamics during the fourth quarter worth about $5,053,000. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its stake in AngioDynamics by 34.3% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 49,700 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock worth $838,000 after buying an additional 12,700 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank increased its stake in AngioDynamics by 14.6% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 33,243 shares of the medical instruments…

The BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Boosts Stake in Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (TYPE)

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Comerica Bank raised its position in shares of Monotype Imaging Holdings by 6.0% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 45,274 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $971,000 after buying an additional 2,550 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in Monotype Imaging Holdings by 10.4% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,041,374 shares of the software maker’s stock worth $20,675,000 after buying an additional 98,446 shares during the last…

The iShares US Real Estate ETF Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSE:IYR)

Shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSE:IYR) traded down 0.74% on Monday, reaching $78.12. 5,061,295 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $79.67 and its 200 day moving average is $78.57. iShares US Real Estate ETF has a 52 week low of $72.11 and a 52 week high of $85.80. iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSE:IYR) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 17,726 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 373% compared…

The Trinity Industries’ (NYSE:TRN) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Axiom Securities

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on TRN. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Trinity Industries from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. TheStreet lowered shares of Trinity Industries from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a research note on Monday, February 27th. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of Trinity Industries from $23.00 to $27.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Monday, March 13th. ValuEngine…

The Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Buckingham Research

HGV has been the topic of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Hilton Grand Vacations from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 16th. Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 target price on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a report on Monday, May 15th. Janney Montgomery Scott reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of Hilton Grand Vacations in a report on Thursday, April 20th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage…

The Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada

TK has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Teekay Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 24th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $8.50 price target on shares of Teekay Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, May 2nd. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded Teekay Corporation from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and cut their price target for the company from $8.00 to $3.00 in a…

The PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) Receives Overweight Rating from Stephens

A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on PYPL. Robert W. Baird reiterated an outperform rating and set a $59.00 price target (up previously from $54.00) on shares of PayPal Holdings in a report on Saturday, June 3rd. BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on PayPal Holdings from $52.00 to $60.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Instinet restated a buy rating and issued a $54.00 target price on shares of PayPal Holdings in a research note…

The ICF International, Inc. (ICFI) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub downgraded ICF International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday. Zacks Investment Research raised ICF International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Barrington Research boosted their price objective on ICF International from $49.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, Noble…

The Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (O2D) Receives €4.50 Average Price Target from Analysts

A number of research analysts have weighed in on O2D shares. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a €4.00 ($4.55) price objective on Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 29th. Morgan Stanley set a €3.80 ($4.32) price objective on Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, May 20th. Hauck & Aufhaeuser set a €5.15 ($5.85) price objective on Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG and gave the company a “buy” rating in…

The Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (NYSE:JLL) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Over the past three months, the shares of JLL outperformed the Zacks categorized Real Estate-Operations industry. In May, the company inked a new deal with the State of Tennessee for better management of the state-owned properties. In early May, JLL reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings per share for first-quarter 2017. The quarter reflected robust growth in revenues and a rise in market share. Notably, the company’s diversified product & services range, vast knowledge of real estate markets and a spate of strategic investment activities are expected to drive…

The Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) Earns “Buy” Rating from Credit Suisse Group

Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $41.00 target price on shares of Legg Mason in a research note on Monday, March 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $43.00 target price on shares of Legg Mason in a research note on Tuesday, May 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised Legg Mason from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, April 13th. ValuEngine downgraded Legg Mason from…

The Noble Financial Lowers Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE:HHS) to Hold

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Harte-Hanks from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, May 27th. Noble Financial downgraded shares of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE:HHS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday, June 19th, Marketbeat.com reports. Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of Harte-Hanks during the fourth quarter worth about $405,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Harte-Hanks by 19.8% in…

The Seattle Genetics’ (NASDAQ:SGEN) “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Cann

The analysts wrote, “Seattle Genetics announced today that it is discontinuing the phase III CASCADE clinical trial of vadastuximab talirine (SGN-CD33A) in frontline older acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients. Seattle Genetics reported it took this action following consultation with the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) and after reviewing unblinded data on June 16, 2017. As a result of the discontinuation of SGN-CD33A (vadastuximab talirine; 33A), we are removing estimated sales of SGN- CD33A from our model in 2020 and 2021.”” Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated…

The Cowen and Company Reaffirms Hold Rating for Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN)

The analysts wrote, “SGEN announced this morning that following an interim safety look of 33A’s pivotal.”” Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Cowen and Company in a report issued on Monday, June 19th, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They currently have a $54.00 price target on the biotechnology company’s stock, down from their previous price target of $61.00. Cowen and Company’s target price indicates a potential upside of 5.30% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented…

The Societe Generale SA (GLE) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

A number of equities analysts recently commented on GLE shares. Morgan Stanley set a €51.90 ($58.98) target price on Societe Generale SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 20th. Citigroup Inc. set a €51.00 ($57.95) target price on Societe Generale SA and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 28th. Royal Bank of Canada set a €50.00 ($56.82) target price on Societe Generale SA and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, May 5th….

The Haemonetics Corporation (HAE) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Several research firms have weighed in on HAE. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on shares of Haemonetics Corporation in a report on Monday, May 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Haemonetics Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. TheStreet downgraded Haemonetics Corporation from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Haemonetics Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a…

The IG Group Holdings plc (IGG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of IG Group Holdings plc in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Liberum Capital reissued an “under review” rating on shares of IG Group Holdings plc in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 605 ($7.84) price target on shares of IG Group Holdings plc in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. Shares of IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG)…

The NeoGenomics, Inc. (NEO) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on NEO. BTIG Research reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on shares of NeoGenomics in a report on Sunday, May 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NeoGenomics from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $11.00 price objective on shares of NeoGenomics and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, May 27th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of NeoGenomics from a “sell” rating…

The Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI) PT Raised to $79.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

Several other brokerages have also weighed in on CNI. Wells Fargo & Company initiated coverage on Canadian National Railway Company in a research report on Monday, March 13th. They set a market perform rating on the stock. BidaskClub raised Canadian National Railway Company from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised Canadian National Railway Company from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $80.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday,…

The Karp Capital Management Corp Buys New Stake in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of AKS. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC increased its stake in AK Steel Holding Corporation by 14.6% in the first quarter. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC now owns 16,016 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 2,044 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in AK Steel Holding Corporation by 1.2% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 523,052 shares of the…

The Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) Shares Bought by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Norges Bank acquired a new position in Flowserve Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $53,541,000. World Asset Management Inc boosted its position in Flowserve Corporation by 15.6% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 14,777 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $716,000 after buying an additional 1,989 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its position in Flowserve Corporation by 11.9% in…

The UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Has $16.75 Million Stake in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in MUR. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC boosted its stake in shares of Murphy Oil Corporation by 14.2% in the first quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 5,502,335 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock valued at $157,312,000 after buying an additional 682,653 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Murphy Oil Corporation by 18.8% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional…

The PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) Stake Boosted by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al boosted its stake in shares of PulteGroup by 86.2% in the fourth quarter. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al now owns 37,619 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $691,000 after buying an additional 17,419 shares during the last quarter. GLG LLC boosted its stake in shares of PulteGroup by 6.8% in the fourth quarter. GLG LLC now owns 23,903 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $439,000 after buying an…

The Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) Stake Reduced by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in WBS. Norges Bank purchased a new position in Webster Financial Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $37,949,000. Putnam Investments LLC purchased a new position in Webster Financial Corporation during the fourth quarter worth $2,989,000. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its position in Webster Financial Corporation by 9.2% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 15,670 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $851,000 after buying an additional 1,320…

The Bangor Savings Bank Sells 140 Shares of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE)

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Pacific Center for Financial Services bought a new stake in NextEra Energy during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $136,000. Pinnacle Bank bought a new stake in NextEra Energy during the first quarter valued at approximately $161,000. Norway Savings Bank boosted its stake in NextEra Energy by 1.4% in the first quarter. Norway Savings Bank now owns 1,344 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $172,000 after buying an additional 18 shares in the…

The Swiss National Bank Acquires 4,300 Shares of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in AXL. Miles Capital Inc. raised its position in shares of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings by 7.3% in the fourth quarter. Miles Capital Inc. now owns 11,779 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $227,000 after buying an additional 805 shares during the last quarter. Numeric Investors LLC raised its position in shares of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings by 19.2% in the fourth quarter. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 1,678,256 shares of…

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for Encana Corporation Decreased by Cormark (ECA)

Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) (TSE:ECA) – Analysts at Cormark lowered their FY2017 EPS estimates for Encana Corporation in a report released on Monday. Cormark analyst A. Arif now expects that the oil and gas company will post earnings of $0.37 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $0.38. Cormark also issued estimates for Encana Corporation’s FY2018 earnings at $0.64 EPS. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. GMP Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Encana Corporation in a research note on Wednesday,…

The Meritage Corporation (NYSE:MTH) Shares Bought by Swiss National Bank

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Comerica Bank increased its position in shares of Meritage Corporation by 4.4% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 41,809 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $1,685,000 after buying an additional 1,759 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of Meritage Corporation by 542.1% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 61,473 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $2,262,000…

The Greif Bros. Corporation (NYSE:GEF) Stake Maintained by Swiss National Bank

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in GEF. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale raised its position in shares of Greif Bros. Corporation by 7.6% in the first quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 2,848 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. HPM Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Greif Bros. Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $204,000. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its position in shares of Greif…

The Swiss National Bank Has $2,277,000 Position in National General Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:NGHC)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of National General Holdings Corp by 5.2% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 305,618 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $7,262,000 after buying an additional 15,116 shares during the period. Boston Partners bought a new position in shares of National General Holdings Corp during the first quarter valued at $19,999,000. Capital Fund Management S.A….

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