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Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Boosts Stake in Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW)

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) by 1.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 583,884 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 7,531 shares during the period. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. owned approximately 0.16% of Medical Properties Trust worth $7,589,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors... 
 

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $324.16 Million

Equities analysts forecast that Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ:RRGB) will report $324.16 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have issued estimates for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $327.09 million and the lowest is $320.37 million. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers reported sales of $315.77 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.7%. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly... 
 

FedEx Co. (FDX) Stake Lifted by LPL Financial LLC

LPL Financial LLC boosted its stake in shares of FedEx Co. (NYSE:FDX) by 30.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 104,506 shares of the shipping service provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 24,277 shares during the quarter. LPL Financial LLC’s holdings in FedEx were worth $25,093,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC Has $9.92 Million Stake in Ares Capital Co. (ARCC)

Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC increased its position in Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) by 0.6% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 625,311 shares of the investment management company’s stock after buying an additional 3,875 shares during the quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC owned 0.15% of Ares Capital worth $9,924,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other institutional investors have... 
 

Embraer SA (ERJ) Receives $24.43 Average Price Target from Brokerages

Embraer SA (NYSE:ERJ) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $24.43. A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on ERJ shares.... 
 

Comparing 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS) and JD.Com (JD)

JD.Com (NASDAQ: JD) and 1-800-Flowers.Com (NASDAQ:FLWS) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings. Insider & Institutional Ownership 50.9% of JD.Com shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.8% of 1-800-Flowers.Com shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.6% of JD.Com shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively,... 
 

Canoe EIT Income Fund Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.10 (TSE:EIT.UN)

Canoe EIT Income Fund (TSE:EIT.UN) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, June 21st, TickerTech reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 13th will be given a dividend of 0.10 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 21st. Canoe EIT Income Fund opened at C$11.84 on Friday, according to MarketBeat. Canoe EIT Income Fund has a 1 year low of C$11.01 and a 1 year high of C$12.18. Canoe EIT Income Fund Company Profile Canoe EIT... 
 

EPR Properties (EPR) to Issue Jun 18 Dividend of $0.36 on July 16th

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) declared a jun 18 dividend on Monday, June 18th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a dividend of 0.36 per share by the real estate investment trust on Monday, July 16th. This represents a yield of 6.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 28th. EPR Properties has raised its dividend by an average of 6.1% annually over the last three years and has raised its dividend every year for the last 7 years. EPR Properties has a dividend payout ratio of 78.8% meaning its dividend is currently... 
 

Wells Fargo & Company MN Has $13.11 Million Stake in GOLDMAN SACHS E/TREASURYACCESS 0-1 (GBIL)

Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in GOLDMAN SACHS E/TREASURYACCESS 0-1 (NYSEARCA:GBIL) by 382.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 130,982 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 103,836 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned about 1.12% of GOLDMAN SACHS E/TREASURYACCESS 0-1 worth $13,109,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.... 
 

Orbital ATK (OA) Position Cut by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN reduced its stake in Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) by 61.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 97,340 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 155,514 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned about 0.17% of Orbital ATK worth $12,909,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also... 
 

Crh Plc (CRH) Shares Bought by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) by 22.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 366,222 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 66,297 shares during the quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in CRH were worth $12,459,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of CRH. BlackRock... 
 

Newriver Reit PLC (NRR) Announces Dividend Increase – GBX 5.40 Per Share

Newriver Reit PLC (LON:NRR) declared a dividend on Thursday, May 24th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.40 ($0.07) per share by the real estate investment trust on Friday, July 27th. This represents a yield of 1.85%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 21st. This is an increase from Newriver Reit’s previous dividend of $5.25. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. Newriver Reit opened at GBX 271 ($3.61) on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Newriver... 
 

Hilltop Holdings Inc. Acquires New Stake in SPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage Back ETF (NYSEARCA:MBG)

Hilltop Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in SPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage Back ETF (NYSEARCA:MBG) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 30,057 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $771,000. Hilltop Holdings Inc. owned approximately 0.33% of SPDR Barclays Capital Mortgage Back ETF at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. LPL... 
 

Hilltop Holdings Inc. Invests $952,000 in WISDOMTREE TR/CBOE S&P 500 PUTWRI (PUTW)

Hilltop Holdings Inc. purchased a new stake in WISDOMTREE TR/CBOE S&P 500 PUTWRI (NYSEARCA:PUTW) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 33,726 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $952,000. Hilltop Holdings Inc. owned approximately 0.49% of WISDOMTREE TR/CBOE S&P 500 PUTWRI at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. MML... 
 

Sei Investments Co. Sells 32,129 Shares of Radius Health Inc (RDUS)

Sei Investments Co. reduced its stake in shares of Radius Health Inc (NASDAQ:RDUS) by 30.6% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 72,878 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 32,129 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co. owned 0.16% of Radius Health worth $2,619,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

Warrior Met Coal Inc (HCC) Shares Bought by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Warrior Met Coal Inc (NYSE:HCC) by 7.6% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 267,231 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 18,938 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd.’s holdings in Warrior Met Coal were worth $7,484,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in shares of Warrior... 
 

Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (UHS) Shares Bought by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its position in shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B (NYSE:UHS) by 62.7% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 62,592 shares of the health services provider’s stock after buying an additional 24,116 shares during the quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned approximately 0.07% of Universal Health Services, Inc. Class B worth $7,433,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange... 
 

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) Lifted to “Sell” at BidaskClub

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Friday, June 15th. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on VRTX. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. Argus set a $172.00 price target on shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday,... 
 

Deutsche Bank Analysts Give Evonik Industries (FRA:EVK) a €40.00 Price Target

Deutsche Bank set a €40.00 ($46.51) price objective on Evonik Industries (FRA:EVK) in a research note published on Friday, June 15th. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on EVK. Baader Bank set a €38.00 ($44.19) price target on shares of Evonik Industries and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Commerzbank set a €39.00 ($45.35) price objective on shares of Evonik Industries and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday,... 
 

Peel Hunt Reaffirms Hold Rating for BTG (LON:BTG)

BTG (LON:BTG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by investment analysts at Peel Hunt in a report released on Friday, June 15th. They currently have a GBX 640 ($8.52) target price on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 18.85% from the company’s previous close. Several other analysts have also weighed in on BTG. Shore Capital upgraded shares of BTG to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, March 26th. Numis Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued... 
 

New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 2,267 Shares of Wingstop Inc (WING)

New York State Common Retirement Fund lessened its stake in shares of Wingstop Inc (NASDAQ:WING) by 3.2% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 68,534 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 2,267 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned about 0.23% of Wingstop worth $3,237,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in WING. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC... 
 

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Buys 15,159 Shares of Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC) by 9.5% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 174,024 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 15,159 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Banco Santander-Chile were worth $5,832,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its position... 
 

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (SWM) Shares Sold by Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Teacher Retirement System of Texas cut its holdings in Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) by 35.7% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 6,801 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,778 shares during the quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in Schweitzer-Mauduit International were worth $266,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in SWM. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake... 
 

Federated Investors Inc. PA Lowers Holdings in Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR)

Federated Investors Inc. PA decreased its position in Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) by 7.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 10,727 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 843 shares during the quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA’s holdings in Emerson Electric were worth $733,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Other large investors have also recently... 
 

Kforce Inc. (KFRC) Holdings Cut by Envestnet Asset Management Inc.

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. cut its holdings in Kforce Inc. (NASDAQ:KFRC) by 72.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 5,633 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 15,073 shares during the quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Kforce were worth $174,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in KFRC. Ramsey Quantitative Systems... 
 

Analysts Expect THL Credit, Inc. (TCRD) Will Post Earnings of $0.27 Per Share

Equities analysts expect that THL Credit, Inc. (NASDAQ:TCRD) will announce $0.27 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have issued estimates for THL Credit’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.29 and the lowest is $0.25. THL Credit posted earnings per share of $0.31 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 12.9%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. According... 
 

Traders Buy Shares of Baidu (BIDU) on Weakness

Investors bought shares of Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $237.76 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $192.69 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $45.07 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Baidu had the 26th highest net in-flow for the day. Baidu traded down ($3.56) for the day and closed at $260.50 Several research analysts recently issued reports on BIDU shares. Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of Baidu in a research report on Thursday, March... 
 

Contrasting Amern Cap Sr Fl/COM (ACSF) and Garrison Capital (GARS)

Amern Cap Sr Fl/COM (NASDAQ: ACSF) and Garrison Capital (NASDAQ:GARS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and dividends. Insider and Institutional Ownership 23.7% of Amern Cap Sr Fl/COM shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.9% of Garrison Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Amern Cap Sr Fl/COM shares are... 
 

Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Nestlé (NESN)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Nestlé (VTX: NESN) recently: 6/8/2018 – Nestlé was given a new CHF 82 price target on by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 6/5/2018 – Nestlé was given a new CHF 70 price target on by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. 6/5/2018 – Nestlé was given a new CHF 78 price target on by analysts at BNP Paribas. They now have a “sell” rating... 
 

Analysts Expect Shutterstock (SSTK) to Post $0.34 Earnings Per Share

Equities research analysts forecast that Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK) will announce earnings per share of $0.34 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have issued estimates for Shutterstock’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.38 and the lowest is $0.31. Shutterstock posted earnings of $0.24 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 41.7%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Wednesday, August 1st. On average,... 
 

Roku Inc (NASDAQ:ROKU) VP Sells $800,000.00 in Stock

Roku Inc (NASDAQ:ROKU) VP Scott A. Rosenberg sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $800,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. ROKU opened at $44.71 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $4.52 billion and a PE ratio of -19.96. Roku Inc has a 12 month low of $15.75 and a 12 month high of $58.80. Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) last posted its quarterly... 
 

Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) Director Sells $556,039.80 in Stock

Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) Director Henry T. Denero sold 6,492 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.65, for a total transaction of $556,039.80. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,132 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,724,305.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Shares of Western Digital opened at $79.68 on Friday, MarketBeat... 
 

Huntsman Co. (NYSE:HUN) Shares Sold by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Huntsman Co. (NYSE:HUN) by 16.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 3,952,433 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 779,356 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned approximately 1.65% of Huntsman worth $115,609,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Koch Industries Inc. lifted its holdings... 
 

Highland Capital Management LP Purchases New Stake in AmTrust Financial Services Inc (AFSI)

Highland Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of AmTrust Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:AFSI) in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm acquired 99,200 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,221,000. Highland Capital Management LP owned approximately 0.05% of AmTrust Financial Services at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can lifted its position... 
 

CIBC World Markets Inc. Invests $5.08 Million in Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

CIBC World Markets Inc. bought a new position in shares of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 74,368 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,079,000. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its position in shares of Emerson Electric by 37.6% during the first quarter. Royal... 
 

David Beaulieu Sells 25,000 Shares of Cotiviti Holdings Inc (COTV) Stock

Cotiviti Holdings Inc (NYSE:COTV) COO David Beaulieu sold 25,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.00, for a total value of $1,000,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. David Beaulieu also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, June 15th, David Beaulieu sold 5,000 shares of Cotiviti stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.80, for a total value of $199,000.00. On Friday, May 18th, David... 
 

Joseph H. Reniers Sells 12,218 Shares of Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) Stock

Kirby Co. (NYSE:KEX) insider Joseph H. Reniers sold 12,218 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.83, for a total value of $1,121,978.94. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Shares of Kirby opened at $84.40 on Friday, according to Marketbeat.com. The company has a current ratio of 1.99, a quick ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. Kirby Co. has a fifty-two week... 
 

VMware (NYSE:VMW) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.11 EPS

VMware (NYSE:VMW) released its earnings results on Thursday, May 31st. The virtualization software provider reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.11, Bloomberg Earnings reports. VMware had a net margin of 15.61% and a return on equity of 19.58%. The firm had revenue of $2.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.96 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.99 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 13.8% compared to the... 
 

Thor Industries, Inc. (THO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and eight have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $118.43. Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment... 
 

Reviewing Celestica (CLS) & Sparton (SPA)

Celestica (NYSE: CLS) and Sparton (NYSE:SPA) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability. Profitability This table compares Celestica and Sparton’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Celestica 1.57% 7.15% 3.31% Sparton -2.53% 13.59% 4.63% Analyst Recommendations This... 
 

Turning Point Brands (TPB) Sets New 52-Week High at $32.44

Turning Point Brands (NYSE:TPB) shares hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as high as $32.44 and last traded at $32.39, with a volume of 628 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $31.31. Several research analysts have weighed in on TPB shares. Cowen restated a “buy” rating on shares of Turning Point Brands in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. B. Riley set a $30.00 price target on Turning Point Brands and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note... 
 

Genel Energy (GENL) Lowered to “Add” at Numis Securities

Numis Securities downgraded shares of Genel Energy (LON:GENL) to an add rating in a report released on Friday. Separately, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a speculative buy rating and set a GBX 210 ($2.80) price objective on shares of Genel Energy in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 149.33 ($1.99). Shares... 
 

Energizer (ENR) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.31

News stories about Energizer (NYSE:ENR) have trended positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Energizer earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.6518338308336 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat... 
 

MasTec (NYSE:MTZ) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

Headlines about MasTec (NYSE:MTZ) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. MasTec earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.0412454533476 out of... 
 

Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Holdings Raised by Natixis

Natixis boosted its stake in shares of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) by 30.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 101,121 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 23,523 shares during the quarter. Natixis’ holdings in Mattel were worth $1,330,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Franklin Resources Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of... 
 

Insider Buying: Exela Technologies, Inc. (XELA) Director Purchases $243,195.00 in Stock

Exela Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:XELA) Director Par Chadha purchased 46,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 19th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $5.23 per share, for a total transaction of $243,195.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Exela Technologies opened at $5.09 on Friday, according to Marketbeat.com. Exela Technologies, Inc. has a twelve month low of $4.15 and a twelve month high... 
 

Analysts Expect Secureworks Corp (SCWX) Will Post Earnings of -$0.05 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages predict that Secureworks Corp (NASDAQ:SCWX) will announce earnings of ($0.05) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Secureworks’ earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.06) to ($0.02). Secureworks posted earnings of ($0.07) per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 28.6%. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, September 5th. On average, analysts... 
 

CVS Health (CVS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

News articles about CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CVS Health earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the pharmacy operator an impact score of 47.6022558508052 out... 
 

Citigroup Increases PVH (PVH) Price Target to $188.00

PVH (NYSE:PVH) had its price objective increased by equities research analysts at Citigroup from $179.00 to $188.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday, June 15th, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the textile maker’s stock. Citigroup’s price objective points to a potential upside of 23.62% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on PVH. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $174.00 price objective on shares of PVH and gave... 
 

Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) Position Cut by GSA Capital Partners LLP

GSA Capital Partners LLP lessened its stake in shares of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) by 45.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 24,660 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 20,504 shares during the quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP’s holdings in Rayonier were worth $868,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. The Manufacturers Life... 
 
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