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Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd Boosts Position in Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE:AAN)

Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd raised its position in Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) by 103.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 16,743 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,508 shares during the period. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd’s holdings in Aaron’s were worth $728,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently... 
 

Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd Takes Position in HighPoint Resources Corp (NYSE:HPR)

Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd acquired a new stake in HighPoint Resources Corp (NYSE:HPR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 121,961 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $742,000. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd owned about 0.06% of HighPoint Resources at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HPR. Pinnacle Associates... 
 

Aeternity (AE) 24-Hour Trading Volume Hits $4.52 Million

Aeternity (CURRENCY:AE) traded up 3.3% against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on September 20th. Aeternity has a market capitalization of $220.51 million and $4.52 million worth of Aeternity was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last seven days, Aeternity has traded 3.8% higher against the U.S. dollar. One Aeternity token can currently be purchased for about $0.95 or 0.00014672 BTC on popular exchanges including IDAX, Liqui, Bithumb and Gate.io. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies... 
 

Horan Capital Advisors LLC. Invests $5.24 Million in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) Stock

Horan Capital Advisors LLC. acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor acquired 122,248 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $5,243,000. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF accounts for 2.2% of Horan Capital Advisors LLC.’s portfolio, making the stock its 12th biggest position. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VWO. Wealth & Pension Services... 
 

HM Payson & Co. Has $5.11 Million Stake in Aqua America Inc (WTR)

HM Payson & Co. increased its stake in shares of Aqua America Inc (NYSE:WTR) by 5.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 145,127 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,315 shares during the quarter. HM Payson & Co. owned 0.08% of Aqua America worth $5,105,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. grew... 
 

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Position Raised by HM Payson & Co.

HM Payson & Co. increased its position in shares of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 7,432 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 169 shares during the period. HM Payson & Co.’s holdings in Intuitive Surgical were worth $3,556,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors... 
 

Horan Capital Advisors LLC. Increases Stake in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

Horan Capital Advisors LLC. increased its position in shares of Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) by 7.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 28,740 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 2,000 shares during the period. Horan Capital Advisors LLC.’s holdings in Schlumberger were worth $1,926,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes... 
 

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Shares Sold by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board trimmed its stake in shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 97.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,374 shares of the Internet television network’s stock after selling 236,060 shares during the quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s holdings in Netflix were worth $2,886,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other hedge funds... 
 

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC Acquires New Holdings in Atrion Co. (NASDAQ:ATRI)

BlueMountain Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Atrion Co. (NASDAQ:ATRI) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 2,241 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock, valued at approximately $1,343,000. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC owned 0.12% of Atrion at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings... 
 

Mylan NV Forecasted to Earn Q4 2018 Earnings of $1.45 Per Share (MYL)

Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) – Analysts at Leerink Swann increased their Q4 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Mylan in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, September 17th. Leerink Swann analyst A. Fadia now anticipates that the company will earn $1.45 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $1.44. Leerink Swann currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $47.00 target price on the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for Mylan’s FY2019 earnings at $5.57 EPS, FY2020 earnings... 
 

Hope Bancorp (HOPE) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hope Bancorp (NASDAQ:HOPE) from a sell rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. They currently have $19.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Hope Bancorp Inc. operates as the bank holding company which provides commercial banking services primarily to small- to medium-sized businesses and individuals primarily in the United States. Its product and services consists of deposits, loans, equipment lease financing... 
 

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Invests $117,000 in S & T Bancorp Inc (STBA)

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. purchased a new stake in shares of S & T Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:STBA) during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 2,712 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $117,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Stevens Capital Management LP boosted its holdings in S & T Bancorp by 15.1% in the first quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP now owns 9,016... 
 

2,072 Shares in Materion Corp (MTRN) Acquired by Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. purchased a new stake in shares of Materion Corp (NYSE:MTRN) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund purchased 2,072 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $112,000. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Materion in the 1st quarter worth approximately $174,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position... 
 

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Stake Lessened by Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia cut its stake in shares of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) by 16.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 198,491 shares of the company’s stock after selling 38,800 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s holdings in Gold Fields were worth $705,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions... 
 

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Purchases 1,120 Shares of American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP)

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 46,891 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,120 shares during the quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in American Electric Power were worth $3,248,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other institutional... 
 

Natixis Boosts Stake in Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF)

Natixis increased its holdings in shares of Regions Financial Corp (NYSE:RF) by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 605,768 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 16,641 shares during the quarter. Natixis owned 0.05% of Regions Financial worth $10,771,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. First Republic Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings... 
 

Ingles Markets, Incorporated (IMKTA) Given Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” by Analysts

Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ:IMKTA) has received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Zacks has also assigned Ingles Markets an industry rank of 91 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Several research analysts recently issued reports on IMKTA shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Ingles Markets from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy”... 
 

Citadel Advisors LLC Takes $461,000 Position in Amplify Advanced Battery Metals & Materials ETF (BATT)

Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Amplify Advanced Battery Metals & Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:BATT) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm bought 26,251 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $461,000. Citadel Advisors LLC owned 0.06% of Amplify Advanced Battery Metals & Materials ETF at the end of the most recent quarter. Shares of BATT opened at $15.13 on Thursday. Amplify Advanced Battery Metals & Materials ETF has a 12-month... 
 

US Bancorp DE Boosts Holdings in ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN (MLPI)

US Bancorp DE raised its holdings in shares of ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN (NYSEARCA:MLPI) by 124.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 30,337 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 16,823 shares during the quarter. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN were worth $695,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also recently... 
 

Citadel Advisors LLC Cuts Position in PHH Co. (PHH)

Citadel Advisors LLC trimmed its position in PHH Co. (NYSE:PHH) by 51.2% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 46,291 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 48,609 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC’s holdings in PHH were worth $503,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Mint Tower Capital Management B.V. acquired... 
 

60,785 Shares in Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (FRBK) Acquired by Citadel Advisors LLC

Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 60,785 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $477,000. Citadel Advisors LLC owned about 0.10% of Republic First Bancorp at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of FRBK. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new position in Republic... 
 

Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) Upgraded to “Buy” at Royal Bank of Canada

Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) was upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Barclays boosted their price target on shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling from $13.00 to $14.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 9th. B. Riley set a $17.00 price target on shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling and gave the stock a “hold” rating in... 
 

Univar Inc (UNVR) Stake Lifted by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Univar Inc (NYSE:UNVR) by 15.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 681,152 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 92,076 shares during the quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned 0.48% of Univar worth $17,874,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also added to... 
 

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Boosts Position in POSCO (NYSE:PKX)

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in POSCO (NYSE:PKX) by 0.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 244,520 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 1,956 shares during the quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned about 0.07% of POSCO worth $18,124,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Investment Analysts’ Upgrades for September, 13th (AVY, BHC, DVA, INTC, MEOH, MGA, MPAA, NRILY, OLBK, PFNX)

Investment Analysts’ upgrades for Thursday, September 13th: Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) was upgraded by analysts at Loop Capital from a hold rating to a buy rating. Bausch Health Companies (NYSE:BHC) was upgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies from an underweight rating to a neutral rating. Davita (NYSE:DVA) was upgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an underweight rating to a neutral rating. Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) was upgraded by analysts at Northland Securities from an underperform rating to a market perform rating.... 
 

XGOX (CRYPTO:XGOX) One Day Volume Tops $1,927.00

XGOX (CURRENCY:XGOX) traded 1.6% higher against the US dollar during the 1-day period ending at 7:00 AM E.T. on August 28th. In the last seven days, XGOX has traded down 6.6% against the US dollar. One XGOX coin can now be purchased for about $0.0001 or 0.00000002 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Stocks.Exchange, CryptoBridge, Sistemkoin and Trade Satoshi. XGOX has a total market cap of $310,879.00 and approximately $1,927.00 worth of XGOX was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Here’s how other cryptocurrencies... 
 

Viacom, Inc. Class B (NASDAQ:VIAB) Position Lifted by Natixis

Natixis grew its holdings in shares of Viacom, Inc. Class B (NASDAQ:VIAB) by 63.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 429,118 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 167,180 shares during the period. Natixis owned about 0.11% of Viacom, Inc. Class B worth $12,942,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in VIAB. Mount Yale... 
 

MFS Special Value Trust (NYSE:MFV) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05

MFS Special Value Trust (NYSE:MFV) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, September 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 19th will be paid a dividend of 0.0473 per share by the closed-end fund on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.57 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 18th. This is an increase from MFS Special Value Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.05. MFS Special Value Trust has decreased... 
 

IMPALA PLATINUM/S (OTCMKTS:IMPUY) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of IMPALA PLATINUM/S (OTCMKTS:IMPUY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research currently has $1.25 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Impala Platinum Holdings Limited is in the business of mining, refining and the marketing of platinum group metals, especially platinum, as well as nickel, copper and cobalt. Implats is also involved in the secondary sourcing of material... 
 

Royal Nickel (RNX) Upgraded to Buy by Haywood Securities

Haywood Securities upgraded shares of Royal Nickel (TSE:RNX) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday, September 12th. Haywood Securities currently has C$0.40 target price on the stock, up from their prior target price of C$0.15. TSE RNX opened at C$0.39 on Wednesday. Royal Nickel has a 52-week low of C$0.07 and a 52-week high of C$0.45. Royal Nickel (TSE:RNX) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 15th. The company reported C$0.02 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of C$10.27... 
 

Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, September 12th. HPT has been the subject of several other reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Hospitality Properties Trust from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Saturday, July 28th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on shares of Hospitality Properties Trust from $29.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Friday, June 29th. B. Riley raised... 
 

Zacks: Analysts Expect Merus NV (MRUS) to Post -$0.90 Earnings Per Share

Brokerages expect that Merus NV (NASDAQ:MRUS) will post earnings of ($0.90) per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Merus’ earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.88) and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.91). Merus reported earnings of ($0.95) per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 5.3%. The company is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, November 29th. According... 
 

Gerdau (GGB) Trading 6.6% Higher

Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) traded up 6.6% during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $4.05 and last traded at $4.05. 14,693,338 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 39% from the average session volume of 10,577,311 shares. The stock had previously closed at $3.80. A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. HSBC upgraded Gerdau from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. Bank of America reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Gerdau... 
 

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW) Insider Sells $153,672.19 in Stock

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) insider Angela K. Freeman sold 1,589 shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.71, for a total value of $153,672.19. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 24,136 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,334,192.56. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock opened at $96.86 on Thursday.... 
 

Linamar Co. (TSE:LNR) Director Acquires C$248,153.00 in Stock

Linamar Co. (TSE:LNR) Director Linda Hasenfratz bought 4,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 28th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of C$57.71 per share, for a total transaction of C$248,153.00. LNR opened at C$60.21 on Thursday. Linamar Co. has a 1 year low of C$52.08 and a 1 year high of C$80.58. Linamar (TSE:LNR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The company reported C$2.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates... 
 

AgroFresh Solutions Inc (AGFS) Major Shareholder Dowdupont Inc. Acquires 59,912 Shares

AgroFresh Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:AGFS) major shareholder Dowdupont Inc. purchased 59,912 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 27th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $6.48 per share, for a total transaction of $388,229.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Large shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC. Dowdupont Inc. also recently made the following trade(s): On... 
 

Boston Beer (SAM) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Boston Beer (NYSE:SAM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday, September 10th. According to Zacks, “Boston Beer surpassed the industry in the past three months driven by the progress on its three-point growth plan that focuses on cost-saving initiatives, long-term innovation and the revival of Samuel Adams and Angry Orchard brands. The company’s focus on pricing, product innovation, growth of non-beer categories and brand development are... 
 

VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL) Shares Sold by Cabana LLC

Cabana LLC cut its position in VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:ANGL) by 28.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 16,206 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,513 shares during the quarter. Cabana LLC’s holdings in VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF were worth $465,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of ANGL.... 
 

Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. Buys New Position in Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. bought a new position in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 9,910 shares of the social networking company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,926,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Santori & Peters Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Facebook during the fourth quarter worth approximately $116,000. Risk Paradigm Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Facebook by 81.4%... 
 

Daniel Abdun-Nabi Sells 28,220 Shares of Emergent Biosolutions Inc (EBS) Stock

Emergent Biosolutions Inc (NYSE:EBS) CEO Daniel Abdun-Nabi sold 28,220 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total transaction of $1,834,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 194,787 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $12,661,155. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Daniel Abdun-Nabi also... 
 

Facebook, Inc. (FB) Shares Sold by Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management

Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management trimmed its stake in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) by 65.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 28,144 shares of the social networking company’s stock after selling 54,151 shares during the period. Facebook comprises about 1.6% of Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 15th biggest position. Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management’s holdings... 
 

Financial Comparison: SUPERDRY PLC/ADR (SEPGY) vs. KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR (KCDMY)

SUPERDRY PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS: KCDMY) and KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR (OTCMKTS:KCDMY) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends. Volatility and Risk SUPERDRY PLC/ADR has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its share price is 40% less volatile... 
 

RPC Group (RPCGF) Rating Increased to Hold at ValuEngine

RPC Group (OTCMKTS:RPCGF) was upgraded by ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, September 12th. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut RPC Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 31st. Shares of RPCGF stock opened at $10.70 on Wednesday. RPC Group has a one year low of $9.00 and a one year high of $12.21. About RPC Group RPC Group Plc operates as a plastic product design and engineering... 
 

AdvanSix Inc (ASIX) Director Buys $50,103.96 in Stock

AdvanSix Inc (NYSE:ASIX) Director Michael Marberry acquired 1,434 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 10th. The stock was bought at an average price of $34.94 per share, for a total transaction of $50,103.96. Following the purchase, the director now owns 29,116 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,017,313.04. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Michael Marberry also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, August... 
 

Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) Position Raised by Federated Investors Inc. PA

Federated Investors Inc. PA grew its holdings in shares of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) by 8.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 45,337 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,557 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA owned approximately 0.08% of Crane worth $3,634,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of CR. BlackRock... 
 

Ichor (ICHR) versus Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) Critical Analysis

Mellanox Technologies (NASDAQ: ICHR) and Ichor (NASDAQ:ICHR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation. Profitability This table compares Mellanox Technologies and Ichor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Mellanox Technologies 5.61% 12.26% 9.34% Ichor 8.60% 38.00% 16.26% Analyst... 
 

50,000 Shares in ProQR Therapeutics NV (NASDAQ:PRQR) Acquired by Ardsley Advisory Partners

Ardsley Advisory Partners purchased a new position in ProQR Therapeutics NV (NASDAQ:PRQR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 50,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $365,000. Ardsley Advisory Partners owned about 0.16% of ProQR Therapeutics at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. Sphera Funds... 
 

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) Shares Sold by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP decreased its position in shares of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) by 11.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 358,972 shares of the company’s stock after selling 44,498 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 0.80% of WellCare Health Plans worth $88,393,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Mirati Therapeutics (MRTX) Research Coverage Started at Guggenheim

Guggenheim assumed coverage on shares of Mirati Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MRTX) in a report issued on Monday morning, The Fly reports. The brokerage issued a neutral rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. MRTX has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Cann reissued a buy rating and issued a $62.00 target price on shares of Mirati Therapeutics in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. SunTrust Banks increased their target price on Mirati Therapeutics to $60.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, June 19th.... 
 

Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:IRT) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.19 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have provided estimates for Independence Realty Trust’s earnings. Independence Realty Trust also posted earnings per share of $0.19 in the same quarter last year. The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 30th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Independence Realty Trust will report full year earnings of $0.75 per... 
 
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