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Jolley Asset Management LLC Boosts Stake in Target Co. (TGT)

Jolley Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Target Co. (NYSE:TGT) by 15.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 3,380 shares of the retailer’s stock after buying an additional 450 shares during the period. Jolley Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Target were worth $187,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Cribstone Capital Management... 
 

Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. Reduces Stake in Kraft Heinz Co (KHC)

Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. decreased its position in Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) by 6.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 105,079 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,277 shares during the period. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.’s holdings in Kraft Heinz were worth $9,543,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their... 
 

Gradient Investments LLC Cuts Stake in Celgene Co. (CELG)

Gradient Investments LLC decreased its position in Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) by 5.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,601 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 136 shares during the period. Gradient Investments LLC’s holdings in Celgene were worth $324,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD) Stake Lowered by Nicholas Hoffman & Company LLC.

Nicholas Hoffman & Company LLC. decreased its position in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) by 8.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,921 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after selling 279 shares during the period. Nicholas Hoffman & Company LLC.’s holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV were worth $321,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced... 
 

Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) Given “Outperform” Rating at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company reaffirmed their outperform rating on shares of Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) in a research note released on Wednesday, April 19th. The brokerage currently has a $209.00 target price on the medical research company’s stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. BMO Capital Markets reissued a buy rating and set a $197.00 target price on shares of Amgen in a research report on Monday, January 9th. Robert W. Baird restated a neutral rating and set a $165.00 price target on... 
 

Donald L. Hagan LLC Buys 842 Shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Donald L. Hagan LLC increased its stake in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 0.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 168,427 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 842 shares during the period. United Parcel Service makes up approximately 17.4% of Donald L. Hagan LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest position. Donald L. Hagan LLC’s holdings in United Parcel Service... 
 

Boston Advisors LLC Purchases 685 Shares of Lincoln National Co. (LNC)

Boston Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) by 1.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 45,326 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 685 shares during the period. Boston Advisors LLC’s holdings in Lincoln National were worth $2,967,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.24 EPS

NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) posted its earnings results on Friday. The utilities provider reported $1.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.51 by $0.24. The firm had revenue of $3.97 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.99 billion. NextEra Energy had a return on equity of 11.74% and a net margin of 17.92%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.55 earnings per share. ... 
 

Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for Arch Coal, Inc. Class A Increased by FBR & Co (ARCH)

Arch Coal, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:ARCH) – Equities research analysts at FBR & Co boosted their Q2 2017 earnings per share estimates for Arch Coal, Inc. Class A in a research report issued on Wednesday. FBR & Co analyst L. Pipes now anticipates that the energy company will post earnings of $3.03 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $1.66. FBR & Co currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $103.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Arch Coal, Inc. Class A’s... 
 

Peabody Energy Co. (BTU) Major Shareholder Acquires $6,368,325.30 in Stock

Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) major shareholder Associates L.P. Elliott purchased 262,071 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 19th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $24.30 per share, for a total transaction of $6,368,325.30. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 1,477,659 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $35,907,113.70. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own 10%... 
 

45,638 Shares in Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Acquired by Boston Advisors LLC

Boston Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 45,638 shares of the airline’s stock, valued at approximately $2,454,000. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in LUV. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its stake in shares of Southwest Airlines by 6.1% in the fourth quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 2,348 shares of the airline’s stock valued at $117,000... 
 

HALMA (HLMAF) Receives Average Rating of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

Shares of HALMA (NASDAQ:HLMAF) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Zacks has also assigned HALMA an industry rank of 74 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised HALMA from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 10th. HALMA... 
 

Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. Polaris Industries had a net margin of 4.71% and a return on equity of 24.82%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm... 
 

Mobileiron Inc (MOBL) Research Coverage Started at Benchmark Co.

Stock analysts at Benchmark Co. began coverage on shares of Mobileiron Inc (NASDAQ:MOBL) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, April 25th. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $7.00 price target on the software maker’s stock. Benchmark Co.’s target price suggests a potential upside of 34.62% from the stock’s current price. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mobileiron from a “hold” rating to a “buy”... 
 

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated their buy rating on shares of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) in a research note published on Wednesday, April 19th. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. currently has a $57.00 target price on the digital content provider’s stock, up from their prior target price of $52.00. YHOO has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Morgan Stanley set a $47.00 target price on shares of Yahoo! and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, February 2nd. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $50.00 target price... 
 

Prudential Financial Inc (PRU) Stake Decreased by Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC cut its position in Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) by 64.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 3,856 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 6,925 shares during the period. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC’s holdings in Prudential Financial were worth $411,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Norges Bank purchased... 
 

M Winkworth PLC (WINK) Insider Andrew Nicol Buys 10,000 Shares

M Winkworth PLC (LON:WINK) insider Andrew Nicol bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 20th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 104 ($1.35) per share, with a total value of £10,400 ($13,529.34). Andrew Nicol also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, January 27th, Andrew Nicol purchased 4,800 shares of M Winkworth PLC stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 100 ($1.30) per share, with a total value of £4,800 ($6,244.31). Shares of M Winkworth PLC (LON:WINK)... 
 

Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE:SIG) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty analysts that are covering the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, ten have issued a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $89.92. SIG has been the topic of several analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc dropped their target price on... 
 

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC Purchases Shares of 3,083 Cimarex Energy Co (XEC)

Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 3,083 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $368,000. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. MU Investments Co. Ltd. bought a new position in Cimarex Energy during the third quarter valued at about $144,000. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased... 
 

Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV) President Matthew J. Wallach Sells 24,000 Shares

Veeva Systems Inc (NYSE:VEEV) President Matthew J. Wallach sold 24,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, April 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.06, for a total value of $1,225,440.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the president now directly owns 24,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,225,440. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Veeva Systems Inc (NYSE:VEEV) traded up 0.96% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $61.07.... 
 

Favorable News Coverage Likely to Affect Orion Group Holdings (ORN) Share Price

News coverage about Orion Group Holdings (NYSE:ORN) has trended positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research firm, a unit of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Orion Group Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.41 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media stories about the construction company... 
 

Paramount Gold Nevada Corp (PZG) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.44

Press coverage about Paramount Gold Nevada Corp (NYSE:PZG) has been trending positive this week, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. AlphaOne, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Paramount Gold Nevada Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.44 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media stories about the company an impact... 
 

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc (DFRG) Announces Earnings Results

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:DFRG) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The restaurant operator reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.01. Del Frisco's Restaurant Group had a net margin of 5.36% and a return on equity of 8.15%. The business had revenue of $83.89 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $84.08 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.23 EPS. Del Frisco's Restaurant Group’s revenue... 
 

Sierra Bancorp (BSRR) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.02 EPS

Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The financial services provider reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $22.02 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.35 million. Sierra Bancorp had a net margin of 20.02% and a return on equity of 8.77%. Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR) traded down 1.63% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $25.28. 18,107 shares of the stock were exchanged.... 
 

Clean Energy Fuels Corp (CLNE) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.46

News coverage about Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE) has been trending positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Clean Energy Fuels Corp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.46 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media coverage about the... 
 

IMPINJ Inc (PI) Director Oppen Peter H. Van Sells 24,166 Shares

IMPINJ Inc (NYSE:PI) Director Oppen Peter H. Van sold 24,166 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.02, for a total transaction of $1,063,787.32. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 51,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,253,824. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Shares of IMPINJ Inc (NYSE:PI) traded up 4.52% during trading on Wednesday,... 
 

Polymet Mining Corp (PLM) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

Polymet Mining Corp (NYSE:PLM) (TSE:POM) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,001,658 shares, a growth of 3.6% from the April 28th total of 2,898,382 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 247,161 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 12.1 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Polymet Mining Corp (NYSE:PLM) remained flat at $0.68 during trading on Wednesday. The company had a trading volume of 296,681 shares.... 
 

1st Global Advisors Inc. Buys 40 Shares of South State Co. (SSB)

1st Global Advisors Inc. increased its stake in South State Co. (NASDAQ:SSB) by 1.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,746 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 40 shares during the period. 1st Global Advisors Inc.’s holdings in South State were worth $245,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its... 
 

Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Stake Reduced by Nisa Investment Advisors LLC

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) by 1.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 81,757 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 1,500 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Waste Management were worth $5,962,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also recently bought and... 
 

Twin Capital Management Inc. Reduces Position in Lam Research Co. (LRCX)

Twin Capital Management Inc. decreased its position in shares of Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) by 0.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 57,240 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 330 shares during the period. Twin Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Lam Research were worth $7,347,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions... 
 

PG&E Co. (PCG) Stake Boosted by Assetmark Inc.

Assetmark Inc. raised its position in PG&E Co. (NYSE:PCG) by 8.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 1,949 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 157 shares during the period. Assetmark Inc.’s holdings in PG&E Co. were worth $129,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Emerald Acquisition... 
 

Penserra Capital Management LLC Has $149,000 Stake in Ingredion Inc (INGR)

Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its position in Ingredion Inc (NYSE:INGR) by 9.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,242 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 108 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Ingredion were worth $149,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Assetmark... 
 

Zacks: Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (COKE) Receives Average Rating of “” from Analysts

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 0.00 () from the zero analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zacks has also assigned Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated an industry rank of 162 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE) traded up 4.71% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $225.25. 104,381 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $205.13 and... 
 

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) Insider Roger Teasdale Sells 1,060,192 Shares of Stock

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (LON:PTSG) insider Roger Teasdale sold 1,060,192 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 118 ($1.54), for a total transaction of £1,251,026.56 ($1,627,457.47). Premier Technical Services Group PLC (LON:PTSG) traded up 6.25% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 127.50. 199,929 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 117.93 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 95.79. Premier... 
 

Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST) Position Lowered by Gateway Investment Advisers LLC

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC lowered its stake in shares of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) by 4.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 61,093 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock after selling 2,992 shares during the period. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Ross Stores were worth $4,024,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

Carret Asset Management LLC Lowers Position in Unum Group (UNM)

Carret Asset Management LLC decreased its stake in shares of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) by 1.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 17,250 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 300 shares during the period. Carret Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Unum Group were worth $809,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. LSV Asset Management... 
 

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. Has $632,000 Position in Kohl's Co. (KSS)

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. reduced its position in shares of Kohl's Co. (NYSE:KSS) by 7.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 15,903 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,287 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co.’s holdings in Kohl's Co. were worth $632,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock.... 
 

Airain ltd Lowers Stake in Waters Co. (WAT)

Airain ltd reduced its stake in Waters Co. (NYSE:WAT) by 37.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,848 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 11,335 shares during the period. Airain ltd’s holdings in Waters were worth $2,946,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Creative Planning increased its position in Waters... 
 

NetApp Inc. (NTAP) Releases Q1 Earnings Guidance

NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.49-0.57 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.67. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.24-1.39 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.33 billion. A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Drexel Hamilton reiterated a buy rating and issued a $52.00 target price on shares of NetApp in a research note on Tuesday, February... 
 

Bank of Montreal Can Has $13.763 Million Position in Franklin Financial Network Inc (FSB)

Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in Franklin Financial Network Inc (NYSE:FSB) by 6.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 355,160 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 23,045 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can owned approximately 2.72% of Franklin Financial Network worth $13,763,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings... 
 

Andrew Wonki Kim Sells 1,563 Shares of NetGear, Inc. (NTGR) Stock

NetGear, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) SVP Andrew Wonki Kim sold 1,563 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, April 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.00, for a total transaction of $81,276.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 21,201 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,102,452. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Andrew Wonki Kim also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, March... 
 

Electro Scientific Industries (ESIO) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.15

Media stories about Electro Scientific Industries (NASDAQ:ESIO) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a subsidiary of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Electro Scientific Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave press coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 76... 
 

Rational Advisors LLC Purchases 584 Shares of Unilever NV (UN)

Rational Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) by 14.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,674 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 584 shares during the period. Rational Advisors LLC’s holdings in Unilever NV were worth $232,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC increased... 
 

Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Director James R. Mcnab Sells 110,322 Shares

Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) Director James R. Mcnab sold 110,322 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.59, for a total transaction of $285,733.98. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,357,147 shares in the company, valued at $3,515,010.73. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Shares of Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRIS) traded down 1.72% during... 
 

Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Given Neutral Rating at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc in a research note issued on Thursday, April 20th. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the company. Aegis raised Wynn Resorts, Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $121.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, March 21st. Vetr raised Wynn Resorts, Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $119.59... 
 

Reaves W H & Co. Inc. Boosts Stake in Hess Corp. (HES)

Reaves W H & Co. Inc. raised its position in Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) by 66.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 149,250 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after buying an additional 59,425 shares during the period. Reaves W H & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Hess Corp. were worth $7,195,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. State of... 
 

Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc. Boosts Stake in Tractor Supply Company (TSCO)

Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc. raised its position in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) by 38.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 485,000 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 135,000 shares during the period. Tractor Supply Company comprises about 2.2% of Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 12th largest position. Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc. owned about 0.37% of Tractor Supply... 
 

25,905 Shares in United Rentals, Inc. (URI) Acquired by HL Financial Services LLC

HL Financial Services LLC purchased a new stake in shares of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 25,905 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,239,000. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. United Services Automobile Association increased its stake in United Rentals by 15.9% in the third quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 31,575 shares of the construction... 
 

Creative Planning Lowers Position in BCE Inc. (BCE)

Creative Planning cut its stake in BCE Inc. (NYSE:BCE) (TSE:BCE) by 8.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 12,399 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 1,177 shares during the period. Creative Planning’s holdings in BCE were worth $549,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of BCE. Parallel Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of BCE during the fourth quarter... 
 

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) announced its earnings results on Friday. The aerospace company reported $1.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.03. Rockwell Collins had a net margin of 13.97% and a return on equity of 35.84%. The company had revenue of $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.33 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.30 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year... 
 
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