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QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) Shares Bought by State of Tennessee Treasury Department

State of Tennessee Treasury Department raised its position in QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) by 192.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 267,623 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after acquiring an additional 176,263 shares during the quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department owned approximately 0.11% of QEP Resources worth $990,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other... 
 

Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) Shares Bought by State of Tennessee Treasury Department

State of Tennessee Treasury Department grew its position in shares of Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) by 9.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 53,158 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,383 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in GAP were worth $923,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Zymeworks Inc (NYSE:ZYME) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.58 Million

Wall Street brokerages expect Zymeworks Inc (NYSE:ZYME) to post $3.58 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Zymeworks’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $1.40 million and the highest estimate coming in at $5.75 million. Zymeworks reported sales of $28.93 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 87.6%. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Wednesday, March 4th. According to Zacks,... 
 

Short Interest in Aptevo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:APVO) Increases By 48.7%

Aptevo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:APVO) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,770,000 shares, an increase of 48.7% from the September 30th total of 1,190,000 shares. Currently, 4.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 402,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Stonepine Capital Management... 
 

Cetera Investment Advisers Increases Position in Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF (BATS:FLQL)

Cetera Investment Advisers lifted its holdings in Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF (BATS:FLQL) by 181.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 107,810 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 69,449 shares during the period. Cetera Investment Advisers’ holdings in Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF were worth $3,561,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Several... 
 

Cetera Investment Advisers Sells 591 Shares of Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEARCA:RSP)

Cetera Investment Advisers reduced its holdings in shares of Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEARCA:RSP) by 1.4% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 41,753 shares of the company’s stock after selling 591 shares during the period. Cetera Investment Advisers’ holdings in Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF were worth $4,509,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

Cetera Investment Advisers Purchases 1,159 Shares of Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX)

Cetera Investment Advisers lifted its position in Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX) by 4.9% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 24,937 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,159 shares during the quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers’ holdings in Chevron were worth $2,955,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Lyell Wealth Management LP grew its stake in shares of Chevron... 
 

Austal (ASX:ASB) Trading 2% Higher

Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) shares traded up 2% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as A$4.62 ($3.28) and last traded at A$4.53 ($3.21), 4,243,984 shares traded hands during trading. An increase of 1,393% from the average session volume of 284,338 shares. The stock had previously closed at A$4.44 ($3.15). The stock’s 50-day moving average is A$4.23 and its 200-day moving average is A$3.46. The stock has a market cap of $1.59 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.78. The company has a current ratio of 1.44, a quick... 
 

Borneo Resource Investments (OTCMKTS:BRNE) Trading Down 14.3%

Shares of Borneo Resource Investments Ltd (OTCMKTS:BRNE) dropped 14.3% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $0.00 and last traded at $0.00, approximately 88,900 shares were traded during trading. A decline of 97% from the average daily volume of 3,253,863 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.00. About Borneo Resource Investments (OTCMKTS:BRNE) Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. engages in the mineral exploration activities in the Republic of Indonesia. It primarily develops gold mines. The company holds interests... 
 

Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) Upgraded to “Buy” by BidaskClub

Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) was upgraded by BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on PLUG. Roth Capital raised Plug Power from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $3.00 to $6.00 in a research note on Monday. Zacks Investment Research cut Plug Power from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research... 
 

LogicBio Therapeutics (NASDAQ:LOGC) Lowered to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

LogicBio Therapeutics (NASDAQ:LOGC) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “LogicBio Therapeutics Inc. is a genome editing company. It focuses on developing medicines to treat rare diseases in patients with significant unmet medical needs. The company’s technology platform consists of GeneRide(TM). LogicBio Therapeutics Inc. is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. “ Several other... 
 

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) to Post Q1 2021 Earnings of $0.27 Per Share, Capital One Financial Forecasts

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) – Equities researchers at Capital One Financial issued their Q1 2021 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Physicians Realty Trust in a research note issued on Sunday, November 10th. Capital One Financial analyst D. Bernstein anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings of $0.27 per share for the quarter. Capital One Financial also issued estimates for Physicians Realty Trust’s Q2 2021 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q3 2021 earnings at $0.28 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $1.10 EPS.... 
 

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) Shares Sold by Cetera Advisor Networks LLC

Cetera Advisor Networks LLC lowered its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) by 0.4% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 45,369 shares of the company’s stock after selling 196 shares during the quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC’s holdings in Kimberly Clark were worth $6,444,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Kimberly... 
 

British Land’s (BLND) Buy Rating Reiterated at UBS Group

British Land (LON:BLND)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities research analysts at UBS Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on shares of British Land from GBX 600 ($7.84) to GBX 530 ($6.93) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, September 2nd. Deutsche Bank restated a “hold”... 
 

Bancorp of New Jersey Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:BKJ) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Bancorp of New Jersey Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:BKJ) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,500 shares, an increase of 41.0% from the September 30th total of 3,900 shares. Approximately 0.1% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 32,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. FNY Investment Advisers LLC... 
 

Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC Trims Position in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:OLLI)

Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC lessened its stake in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:OLLI) by 43.7% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 850 shares of the company’s stock after selling 660 shares during the quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet were worth $50,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Optimum Investment Advisors purchased a new position in... 
 

Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC Grows Position in Dell Inc. (NYSE:DELL)

Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Dell Inc. (NYSE:DELL) by 83.4% during the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 552 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 251 shares during the quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Dell were worth $29,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Ibex Wealth Advisors purchased a new... 
 

Corient Capital Partners LLC Increases Stock Position in DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (NYSE:DLR)

Corient Capital Partners LLC increased its position in shares of DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (NYSE:DLR) by 7.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 13,284 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 923 shares during the period. Corient Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH were worth $1,724,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also... 
 

Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF (NYSEARCA:SCHR) Stock Position Increased by Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its position in Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF (NYSEARCA:SCHR) by 7.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,995 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 408 shares during the quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF were worth $333,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors... 
 

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEARCA:EWU) Shares Purchased by BBVA USA Bancshares Inc.

BBVA USA Bancshares Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEARCA:EWU) by 5.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 39,151 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,007 shares during the quarter. BBVA USA Bancshares Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF were worth $1,231,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors have... 
 

Restoration Robotics (NASDAQ:HAIR) vs. Interpace Diagnostics Group (NASDAQ:IDXG) Financial Comparison

Restoration Robotics (NASDAQ:HAIR) and Interpace Diagnostics Group (NASDAQ:IDXG) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation. Profitability This table compares Restoration Robotics and Interpace Diagnostics Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Restoration Robotics -153.44% -1,908.92% -99.86% Interpace... 
 

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $36.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 10.77% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “National Storage Affiliates Trust is a real estate investment... 
 

Atlantica Yield (NASDAQ:AY) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

Atlantica Yield (NASDAQ:AY) was upgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on AY. Raymond James reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of Atlantica Yield in a report on Friday, November 8th. Citigroup lifted their target price on shares of Atlantica Yield from $22.00 to $27.00 and gave the company a... 
 

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. Has $433,000 Stock Holdings in American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP)

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its holdings in American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) by 74.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,616 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,970 shares during the quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in American Electric Power were worth $433,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also added... 
 

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. Grows Position in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX)

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its holdings in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) by 1,206.5% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 2,796 shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,582 shares during the quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in Vertex Pharmaceuticals were worth $474,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VRTX. Nuveen... 
 

Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC) Shares Sold by Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.

Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. cut its holdings in shares of Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC) by 2.7% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 49,700 shares of the chip maker’s stock after selling 1,400 shares during the period. Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.’s holdings in Intel were worth $2,561,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Bath Savings Trust Co increased its... 
 

39,200 Shares in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) Bought by Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.

Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co. (NYSE:BAH) in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm purchased 39,200 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,784,000. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Keybank National Association OH acquired a new stake in shares of Booz Allen Hamilton in the third quarter valued at about $322,000. Parallel Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of ... 
 

BigSur Wealth Management LLC Raises Stock Position in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

BigSur Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 38.0% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The fund owned 4,362 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,200 shares during the period. BigSur Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Johnson & Johnson were worth $564,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the business. WoodTrust Financial Corp lifted... 
 

iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) Shares Bought by Banco Santander S.A.

Banco Santander S.A. lifted its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 12.4% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 59,186 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,518 shares during the period. Banco Santander S.A.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF were worth $8,958,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fox Run Management L.L.C.... 
 

960 Shares in Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE:EW) Purchased by BancorpSouth Bank

BancorpSouth Bank acquired a new position in shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE:EW) in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 960 shares of the medical research company’s stock, valued at approximately $211,000. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EW. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors acquired a new stake in shares of Edwards Lifesciences during the second quarter valued at about $26,000. Quest... 
 

BancorpSouth Bank Cuts Stock Holdings in Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

BancorpSouth Bank trimmed its holdings in shares of Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) by 7.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,003 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,282 shares during the period. BancorpSouth Bank’s holdings in Discovery Communications were worth $453,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of... 
 

HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) Holdings Raised by BBVA USA Bancshares Inc.

BBVA USA Bancshares Inc. lifted its stake in shares of HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) by 74.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 40,078 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 17,051 shares during the quarter. BBVA USA Bancshares Inc.’s holdings in HMS were worth $1,382,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Shares Purchased by Banco Santander S.A.

Banco Santander S.A. increased its position in shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 14.9% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 24,077 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,117 shares during the quarter. Banco Santander S.A.’s holdings in Yum! Brands were worth $2,731,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Atwater Malick LLC acquired a new stake in Yum! Brands during... 
 

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) Shares Acquired by Commonwealth Equity Services LLC

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC increased its holdings in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) by 15.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 11,410 shares of the casino operator’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,485 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC’s holdings in Wynn Resorts were worth $1,240,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Secureworks (NASDAQ:SCWX) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

Secureworks (NASDAQ:SCWX) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, BidAskClub reports. SCWX has been the subject of a number of other research reports. TheStreet cut Secureworks from a “c-” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 7th. ValuEngine cut Secureworks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 14th. Goldman... 
 

O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) Holdings Decreased by Alps Advisors Inc.

Alps Advisors Inc. reduced its stake in shares of O’Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 10.9% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 932 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 114 shares during the quarter. Alps Advisors Inc.’s holdings in O’Reilly Automotive were worth $371,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

Alps Advisors Inc. Lowers Stock Position in HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC)

Alps Advisors Inc. reduced its stake in shares of HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) by 8.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,882 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 667 shares during the period. Alps Advisors Inc.’s holdings in HollyFrontier were worth $369,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Northern... 
 

Contrasting Oak Ridge Financial Services (OTCMKTS:BKOR) and UMB Financial (OTCMKTS:UMBF)

Oak Ridge Financial Services (OTCMKTS:BKOR) and UMB Financial (NASDAQ:UMBF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 8.5% of Oak Ridge Financial Services shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.8% of UMB Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 25.6% of Oak Ridge Financial Services... 
 

Select Medical (NYSE:SEM) Cut to Hold at ValuEngine

Select Medical (NYSE:SEM) was downgraded by research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday, ValuEngine reports. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank began coverage on shares of Select Medical in a research note on Monday, September 16th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price objective for the company. Credit Suisse Group set a $18.00 price objective on shares of Select Medical and gave the stock a “hold”... 
 

Niu Technologies (NASDAQ:NIU) versus NIO (NASDAQ:NIO) Critical Review

Niu Technologies (NASDAQ:NIU) and NIO (NYSE:NIO) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and valuation. Valuation & Earnings This table compares Niu Technologies and NIO’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Niu Technologies $214.93 million 3.34 -$50.76... 
 

FY2019 EPS Estimates for UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH Cut by Analyst (NYSE:UMH)

UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH (NYSE:UMH) – Equities research analysts at DA Davidson dropped their FY2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH in a research note issued on Monday, November 11th. DA Davidson analyst B. Oxford now anticipates that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $0.61 for the year, down from their previous estimate of $0.67. DA Davidson currently has a “Buy” rating on the stock. DA Davidson also issued estimates for UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH’s Q4 2019... 
 

Merus NV (NASDAQ:MRUS) Short Interest Up 34.3% in October

Merus NV (NASDAQ:MRUS) saw a significant growth in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 377,300 shares, a growth of 34.3% from the September 30th total of 281,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 95,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.0 days. Currently, 2.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. NASDAQ MRUS opened at $15.88 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $366.56 million, a P/E ratio of -8.63 and a beta of 0.20. Merus has a 1 year low of... 
 

Head-To-Head Analysis: Greenlight Capital Re (NASDAQ:GLRE) and Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICB)

Greenlight Capital Re (NASDAQ:GLRE) and Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability. Profitability This table compares Greenlight Capital Re and Donegal Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Greenlight Capital Re -10.90% -11.06% -3.76% Donegal... 
 

Comparing Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE:TNP.PE) & Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NYSE:PANL)

Tsakos Energy Navigation (NYSE:TNP.PE) and Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations. Dividends Pangaea Logistics Solutions pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Tsakos Energy Navigation does not pay a dividend. Pangaea Logistics Solutions pays out 26.4% of its earnings... 
 

Brokerages Expect Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $749.39 Million

Equities analysts forecast that Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) will report sales of $749.39 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have made estimates for Visteon’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $732.57 million and the highest is $759.00 million. Visteon reported sales of $731.00 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.5%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, February 20th. On average,... 
 

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) Downgraded by Gabelli

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Gabelli from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, Marketbeat.com reports. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Wells Fargo & Co cut Rockwell Automation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and cut their price target for the stock from $185.00 to $165.00 in a research note on Monday, September 30th. Gordon Haskett... 
 

PagSeguro Digital (NYSE:PAGS) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

PagSeguro Digital (NYSE:PAGS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “PagSeguro Digital Ltd. provides financial technology solutions and services for micro-merchants and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in Brazil and internationally. The Company offers multiple digital payment solutions, in-person payments via point of sales devices and prepaid cards services. PagSeguro Digital Ltd.... 
 

Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ:FANG) Reaches New 52-Week Low Following Analyst Downgrade

Shares of Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG) hit a new 52-week low during trading on Tuesday after Wells Fargo & Co lowered their price target on the stock from $148.00 to $137.00. Wells Fargo & Co currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Diamondback Energy traded as low as $73.71 and last traded at $76.78, with a volume of 3223662 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $75.43. A number of other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Northland Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating... 
 

Innate Pharma S.A. Expected to Post FY2019 Earnings of $0.08 Per Share (NASDAQ:IPHA)

Innate Pharma S.A. (NASDAQ:IPHA) – Equities research analysts at Svb Leerink issued their FY2019 earnings per share estimates for Innate Pharma in a note issued to investors on Monday, November 11th. Svb Leerink analyst D. Graybosch forecasts that the company will earn $0.08 per share for the year. Svb Leerink has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. Svb Leerink also issued estimates for Innate Pharma’s FY2020 earnings at $0.83 EPS, FY2021 earnings at ($0.46) EPS, FY2022 earnings at ($0.14) EPS and FY2023 earnings at... 
 

Ooma (OOMA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Ooma (NYSE:OOMA) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, November 21st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($0.21) per share for the quarter. Ooma has set its Q3 guidance at ($0.06-0.04) EPS and its FY20 guidance at ($0.22-0.18) EPS.Parties that are interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Ooma (NYSE:OOMA) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 27th. The technology company reported ($0.21) earnings per share... 
 
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