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Financial Analysis: LexinFintech (LX) versus Its Rivals

LexinFintech (NASDAQ: LX) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare LexinFintech to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, risk, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Valuation & Earnings This table compares LexinFintech and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio LexinFintech $857.97... 
 

Comparing Bloom Energy (BE) & Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI)

Bloom Energy (NASDAQ: HOLI) and Hollysys Automation Technologies (NASDAQ:HOLI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Bloom Energy and Hollysys Automation Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating... 
 

Sleep Number Corp (NASDAQ:SNBR) Shares Bought by Flinton Capital Management LLC

Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Sleep Number Corp (NASDAQ:SNBR) by 37.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,466 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,312 shares during the period. Flinton Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Sleep Number were worth $246,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently... 
 

Ming Hsieh Sells 7,015 Shares of Fortinet Inc (FTNT) Stock

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) Director Ming Hsieh sold 7,015 shares of Fortinet stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.50, for a total transaction of $599,782.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Shares of NASDAQ FTNT opened at $85.83 on Thursday. Fortinet Inc has a 52 week low of $35.44 and a 52 week high of $91.27. The firm has a market capitalization of $14.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 165.06, a PEG ratio of 5.47 and a beta... 
 

ValuEngine Upgrades Hecla Mining (HL) to “Sell”

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Monday morning. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Roth Capital began coverage on shares of Hecla Mining in a report on Monday, September 10th. They issued a buy rating and a $5.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hecla Mining from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, August 16th. Canaccord Genuity restated a hold... 
 

Alliance Pharma plc (APH) to Issue Dividend of GBX 0.49

Alliance Pharma plc (LON:APH) declared a dividend on Wednesday, September 19th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, December 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.49 ($0.01) per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 20th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. APH opened at GBX 74.60 ($0.97) on Thursday. Alliance Pharma has a fifty-two week low of GBX 45 ($0.59) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 71.43 ($0.93). Separately, Numis... 
 

GSA Capital Partners LLP Invests $411,000 in Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (BPFH)

GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 25,877 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $411,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bank of Montreal Can bought a new stake in shares of Boston Private Financial during the 2nd quarter valued at $170,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management... 
 

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA) & Steel Connect (STCN) Financial Analysis

Steel Connect (NYSE: RBA) and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE:RBA) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Insider and Institutional Ownership 51.1% of Steel Connect shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.1% of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers shares are held by institutional investors. 8.7% of Steel Connect shares are... 
 

Brokerages Expect US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) to Post $0.51 Earnings Per Share

Brokerages expect US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) to report earnings per share of $0.51 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for US Foods’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.53 and the lowest is $0.48. US Foods reported earnings of $0.39 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 30.8%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 6th. According to Zacks, analysts expect... 
 

Head to Head Analysis: Apartment Investment and Management (NYSE:AIV) and Prologis (PLD)

Apartment Investment and Management (NYSE: PLD) and Prologis (NYSE:PLD) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Dividends Apartment Investment and Management pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Prologis pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Apartment Investment and Management... 
 

Royal Bank of Canada Increases Transcontinental Inc. Class A (TCL.A) Price Target to C$34.00

Transcontinental Inc. Class A (TSE:TCL.A) had its price target lifted by stock analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from C$32.00 to C$34.00 in a report released on Wednesday, September 5th. The firm presently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s target price suggests a potential upside of 44.44% from the company’s current price. TCL.A has been the topic of a number of other reports. TD Securities increased their price target on shares of Transcontinental Inc. Class A from C$32.00 to C$33.00 and gave... 
 

STASIS EURS (CRYPTO:EURS) Market Capitalization Tops $14.54 Million

STASIS EURS (CURRENCY:EURS) traded up 1.9% against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 8:00 AM E.T. on September 13th. Over the last seven days, STASIS EURS has traded up 1.7% against the dollar. One STASIS EURS token can currently be bought for $1.18 or 0.00018357 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including DSX and HitBTC. STASIS EURS has a market cap of $14.54 million and approximately $4,896.00 worth of STASIS EURS was traded on exchanges in the last day. Here is how related cryptocurrencies have performed over the last day: XRP... 
 

$0.13 Earnings Per Share Expected for Infosys Ltd (INFY) This Quarter

Equities research analysts predict that Infosys Ltd (NYSE:INFY) will report earnings of $0.13 per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have issued estimates for Infosys’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.14 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.13. Infosys posted earnings per share of $0.25 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 48%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October... 
 

AbcoinCommerce (ABJC) Price Tops $0.11 on Major Exchanges

AbcoinCommerce (CURRENCY:ABJC) traded up 915.7% against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 8:00 AM E.T. on September 13th. Over the last seven days, AbcoinCommerce has traded up 1,047.7% against the dollar. One AbcoinCommerce coin can currently be bought for $0.11 or 0.00001701 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges. AbcoinCommerce has a market cap of $878,498.00 and approximately $141,126.00 worth of AbcoinCommerce was traded on exchanges in the last day. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed over the last day: XRP... 
 

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Holdings Increased by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) by 23.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 92,930 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 17,828 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Medical Properties Trust were worth $1,305,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.... 
 

Capital Fund Management S.A. Sells 9,943 Shares of IPG Photonics Co. (IPGP)

Capital Fund Management S.A. lowered its position in shares of IPG Photonics Co. (NASDAQ:IPGP) by 54.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 8,435 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 9,943 shares during the quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in IPG Photonics were worth $1,861,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to... 
 

54,898 Shares in BROOKFIELD Rl A/SHS BEN INT (NYSE:RA) Acquired by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of BROOKFIELD Rl A/SHS BEN INT (NYSE:RA) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 54,898 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,246,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. owned about 0.15% of BROOKFIELD Rl A/SHS BEN INT as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Point72 Hong Kong Ltd Invests $225,000 in Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF)

Point72 Hong Kong Ltd purchased a new stake in Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 4,306 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $225,000. Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Stifel Financial in the 1st quarter valued at $117,000.... 
 

Wolverine Asset Management LLC Invests $1.13 Million in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC) Stock

Wolverine Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 71,371 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,134,000. Wolverine Asset Management LLC owned 0.06% of AMC Entertainment at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC bought a new... 
 

Wolverine Asset Management LLC Purchases New Stake in Ceridian HCM Holding Inc (NYSE:CDAY)

Wolverine Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc (NYSE:CDAY) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 45,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,493,000. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Voya Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Ceridian HCM in the 2nd quarter worth about $247,000. Dean Capital Investments Management LLC purchased a new position... 
 

150,030 Shares in Oclaro Inc (OCLR) Acquired by Wolverine Asset Management LLC

Wolverine Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 150,030 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,339,000. Wolverine Asset Management LLC owned 0.09% of Oclaro as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Natixis bought a new position in Oclaro in the 1st quarter worth about $100,000.... 
 

Wolverine Asset Management LLC Purchases New Stake in Retail Properties of America Inc (NYSE:RPAI)

Wolverine Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Retail Properties of America Inc (NYSE:RPAI) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 101,275 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $1,294,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of RPAI. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Retail Properties of America by 7.3% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab... 
 

6,526 Shares in PBF Energy Inc (PBF) Acquired by Strs Ohio

Strs Ohio bought a new position in PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 6,526 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $273,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in PBF. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in shares of PBF Energy by 86.0% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 4,003,420 shares of the... 
 

Tucows Inc. (TC) Insider Acquires C$188,422.50 in Stock

Tucows Inc. (TSE:TC) (NYSE:TCX) insider Investmentaktiengesellschaft F purchased 3,395 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 14th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of C$55.50 per share, with a total value of C$188,422.50. Investmentaktiengesellschaft F also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, September 17th, Investmentaktiengesellschaft F purchased 4,489 shares of Tucows stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of C$55.49 per share, with a total value of C$249,094.61.... 
 

$0.92 EPS Expected for Integer Holdings Corp (ITGR) This Quarter

Equities analysts predict that Integer Holdings Corp (NYSE:ITGR) will report $0.92 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for Integer’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.86 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.97. Integer reported earnings per share of $0.82 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 12.2%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Thursday, October... 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts Give Rio Tinto (RIO) a GBX 4,850 Price Target

Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) has been given a GBX 4,850 ($63.18) price objective by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 27.30% from the company’s current price. Several other research firms have also recently commented on RIO. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,300 ($56.01) target price on Rio Tinto and gave the company a “buy” rating... 
 

Laurion Capital Management LP Purchases Shares of 22,829 Integra Lifesciences Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:IART)

Laurion Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in Integra Lifesciences Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:IART) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 22,829 shares of the life sciences company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,470,000. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of IART. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Integra Lifesciences in the second quarter worth $204,000. We Are One Seven LLC grew its... 
 

Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC Raises Position in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE)

Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by 21.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,092 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,456 shares during the period. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Deere & Company were worth $1,131,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced... 
 

Willis Towers Watson PLC (WLTW) Shares Sold by Korea Investment CORP

Korea Investment CORP lowered its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) by 49.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 31,226 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 31,000 shares during the period. Korea Investment CORP’s holdings in Willis Towers Watson were worth $4,734,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ceredex Value Advisors LLC bought a new position in... 
 

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec Sells 18,800 Shares of Pinnacle West Capital Co. (NYSE:PNW)

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec decreased its stake in Pinnacle West Capital Co. (NYSE:PNW) by 31.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 41,746 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 18,800 shares during the period. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec’s holdings in Pinnacle West Capital were worth $3,363,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors also recently modified... 
 

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec Buys Shares of 42,700 ONE Gas Inc (OGS)

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec acquired a new stake in ONE Gas Inc (NYSE:OGS) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 42,700 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $3,191,000. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec owned about 0.08% of ONE Gas at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of OGS. Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake... 
 

TCF Financial Co. (TCF) Shares Bought by Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC

Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in TCF Financial Co. (NYSE:TCF) by 161.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 52,668 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 32,516 shares during the period. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC’s holdings in TCF Financial were worth $1,297,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Assenagon... 
 

Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) Shares Bought by Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC

Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) by 20.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 12,914 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,156 shares during the period. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Hershey were worth $1,202,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Schroder... 
 

Sanofi SA (SNY) Holdings Trimmed by HM Payson & Co.

HM Payson & Co. decreased its holdings in Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY) by 13.1% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 40,450 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,071 shares during the period. HM Payson & Co.’s holdings in Sanofi were worth $1,619,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of SNY. Private Capital Group LLC raised its position in Sanofi by 271.3% in the 1st quarter. Private Capital Group LLC... 
 

HRT Financial LLC Buys New Holdings in Celgene Co. (CELG)

HRT Financial LLC bought a new position in shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund bought 13,436 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,067,000. Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in CELG. Edgewood Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Celgene by 16.2% during the 2nd quarter. Edgewood Management LLC now owns 13,924,544 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s... 
 

Banco de Sabadell S.A Grows Holdings in CNOOC Ltd (CEO)

Banco de Sabadell S.A increased its position in shares of CNOOC Ltd (NYSE:CEO) by 17.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 8,222 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,212 shares during the quarter. Banco de Sabadell S.A’s holdings in CNOOC were worth $1,403,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Icon Wealth Partners... 
 

BB&T Securities LLC Has $4.06 Million Holdings in SEI Investments (SEIC)

BB&T Securities LLC lifted its stake in SEI Investments (NASDAQ:SEIC) by 21.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 64,940 shares of the asset manager’s stock after buying an additional 11,293 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in SEI Investments were worth $4,059,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Millennium... 
 

Sterling Bancorp (STL) Shares Sold by Voya Investment Management LLC

Voya Investment Management LLC cut its stake in Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) by 48.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 602,928 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 573,124 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Sterling Bancorp were worth $14,169,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings... 
 

Voya Investment Management LLC Purchases Shares of 943,885 CymaBay Therapeutics Inc (CBAY)

Voya Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of CymaBay Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CBAY) in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 943,885 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,667,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of CBAY. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of CymaBay Therapeutics by 246.8% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,054,285 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s... 
 

26,200 Shares in NRG Energy Inc (NRG) Acquired by Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia purchased a new stake in shares of NRG Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund purchased 26,200 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $801,000. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Guidant Wealth Advisors lifted its position in shares of NRG Energy by 9,972.7% in the 2nd quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors now owns 2,216 shares of the utilities provider’s... 
 

Insider Selling: Teladoc Inc (TDOC) SVP Sells 8,202 Shares of Stock

Teladoc Inc (NYSE:TDOC) SVP Andrew Turitz sold 8,202 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.42, for a total value of $634,998.84. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 9,378 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $726,044.76. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Andrew Turitz also recently made the following... 
 

Brokerages Set Polypipe Group PLC (PLP) Target Price at $462.67

Shares of Polypipe Group PLC (LON:PLP) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eight brokerages that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 462.67 ($6.03). PLP has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Polypipe Group in a research... 
 

Adesto Technologies Corp (IOTS) Receives $10.00 Average Target Price from Analysts

Adesto Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:IOTS) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the nine ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has assigned a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $10.00. A number of brokerages have commented on IOTS. Cowen began coverage on shares of Adesto Technologies... 
 

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $2.79 Per Share, Oppenheimer Forecasts

Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE:SIX) – Analysts at Oppenheimer decreased their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for Six Flags Entertainment in a research report issued on Monday, September 17th. Oppenheimer analyst I. Zaffino now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $2.79 for the year, down from their prior forecast of $2.82. Oppenheimer also issued estimates for Six Flags Entertainment’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.34 EPS. Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday,... 
 

Citadel Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 18,698 Spdr Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond Etf (BWX)

Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Spdr Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond Etf (BMV:BWX) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 18,698 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $519,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Solstein Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Spdr Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond Etf during the... 
 

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Boosts Holdings in Esterline Technologies Co. (ESL)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Esterline Technologies Co. (NYSE:ESL) by 11.0% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 250,483 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after buying an additional 24,774 shares during the quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned about 0.85% of Esterline Technologies worth $18,486,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also... 
 

Analysts Expect Smart Sand Inc (SND) to Announce $0.35 EPS

Equities analysts expect Smart Sand Inc (NASDAQ:SND) to report earnings of $0.35 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Smart Sand’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.41 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.31. Smart Sand reported earnings of $0.17 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 105.9%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Thursday, November... 
 

Toro Co (TTC) Stake Lowered by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. lessened its position in Toro Co (NYSE:TTC) by 32.2% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 7,898 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,751 shares during the quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Toro were worth $476,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Federated Investors Inc. PA boosted its stake in shares of Toro by 1.6%... 
 

Teradyne, Inc. (TER) Shares Bought by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER) by 146.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 14,068 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 8,364 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Teradyne were worth $536,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.... 
 

Advisors Asset Management Inc. Purchases 35,283 Shares of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM)

Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) by 86.4% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 76,139 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 35,283 shares during the quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Martin Marietta Materials were worth $8,098,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in MLM.... 
 
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