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American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $484.75 Million

Analysts expect American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE:AEL) to announce $484.75 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for American Equity Investment Life Holding Company’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $476.90 million and the highest is $490.60 million. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company posted sales of $459.83 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 5.4%. The firm is... 
 

Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (TD) Position Boosted by New England Research & Management Inc.

New England Research & Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD) (TSE:TD) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 18,125 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 350 shares during the period. New England Research & Management Inc.’s holdings in Toronto Dominion Bank (The) were worth $913,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other... 
 

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALQA) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.17 Per Share

Brokerages expect Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALQA) to post earnings of ($0.17) per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Alliqua BioMedical’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.23) and the highest estimate coming in at ($0.11). Alliqua BioMedical posted earnings per share of $0.05 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 440%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday,... 
 

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) Given Buy Rating at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) in a research report report published on Friday, June 23rd. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a $33.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the company. BidaskClub raised Pebblebrook Hotel Trust from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. ValuEngine upgraded Pebblebrook Hotel Trust from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on... 
 

Logitech International S.A. (NASDAQ:LOGI) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of Logitech International S.A. (NASDAQ:LOGI) in a note issued to investors on Thursday, July 6th, Marketbeat.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price target on the technology company’s stock. Citigroup Inc.’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 13.64% from the company’s current price. Separately, Aegis assumed coverage on Logitech International in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $48.00 target... 
 

Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday, July 11th. According to Zacks, “Although shares of Sysco have declined over the last one year due to macro headwinds, the drop is narrower than the industry owing to its strong fundamentals. In fact, the company commands a solid business portfolio that serves the customers across a wide array of business segments. Also, Sysco’s efforts to boost sales and margins are paying up,... 
 

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to “Sell”

Vetr cut shares of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Monday, June 26th. They currently have $206.26 price objective on the shipping service provider’s stock. FDX has been the subject of several other research reports. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on FedEx Corporation from $220.00 to $245.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. CIBC upped their target price on FedEx Corporation from $218.00 to $229.00 and gave... 
 

Zacks: Analysts Expect Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) to Post $0.50 EPS

Equities analysts expect that Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.50 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Six analysts have made estimates for Amedisys’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.47 to $0.56. Amedisys posted earnings per share of $0.42 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 19%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. On average, analysts expect that Amedisys will report full-year earnings of... 
 

Bollard Group LLC Purchases 386 Shares of ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG)

Bollard Group LLC boosted its position in ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) by 0.5% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 80,178 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 386 shares during the period. Bollard Group LLC’s holdings in ConAgra Foods were worth $2,867,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO purchased a new stake in ConAgra Foods during the... 
 

SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) versus Towerstream (TWER) Head to Head Survey

Towerstream (NASDAQ: TWER) and SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SBAC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitabiliy, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Towerstream and SBA Communications Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings... 
 

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by William Blair

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by William Blair in a research report issued on Friday. MSFT has been the topic of a number of other reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $78.00 price target on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Bank of America Corporation restated a “buy” rating and issued a $75.00 price objective on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Friday, June... 
 

Cantor Fitzgerald Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)

Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated their buy rating on shares of Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRY) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. They currently have a $13.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on ARRY. Jefferies Group LLC set a $8.00 price objective on shares of Array BioPharma and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Saturday, May 6th. BidaskClub cut shares of Array BioPharma from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report... 
 

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) Stake Held by Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P.

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. continued to hold its position in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 149,575 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P.’s holdings in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. were worth $4,050,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect Insteel Industries (IIIN) Share Price

Headlines about Insteel Industries (NASDAQ:IIIN) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Insteel Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 78 out of 100, meaning that recent... 
 

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Impact Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Stock Price

Headlines about Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nordic American Tankers Limited earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the shipping company an impact score of 77 out of 100, meaning... 
 

American Express Company (AXP) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The payment services company reported $1.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.03, Bloomberg Earnings reports. American Express had a return on equity of 21.99% and a net margin of 14.11%. The firm had revenue of $8.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.20 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.10 earnings per share. The business’s revenue... 
 

Matthews International Corporation (MATW) Upgraded at BidaskClub

Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) was upgraded by equities research analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Thursday, July 6th. Separately, Macquarie upgraded Matthews International Corporation from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $75.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Shares of Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ MATW) traded up 0.30% during trading on Thursday, reaching... 
 

Q2 2018 Earnings Forecast for Nike, Inc. (NKE) Issued By Forward View

Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) – Forward View decreased their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Nike in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. Forward View analyst N. Yates now anticipates that the footwear maker will earn $0.56 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.57. Forward View has a “Hold” rating and a $55.00 price objective on the stock. Forward View also issued estimates for Nike’s Q4 2019 earnings at $0.73 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $2.69 EPS. NKE... 
 

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) Position Maintained by First National Bank of Omaha

First National Bank of Omaha held its stake in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 27,050 shares of the construction company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. First National Bank of Omaha’s holdings in United Rentals were worth $2,248,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. raised its stake in United Rentals by 77.3%... 
 

Assenagon Asset Management S.A. Has $515,000 Stake in Public Storage (NYSE:PSA)

Assenagon Asset Management S.A. boosted its position in Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) by 71.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,472 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 1,033 shares during the period. Assenagon Asset Management S.A.’s holdings in Public Storage were worth $515,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings... 
 

First National Bank of Omaha Holds Position in Cabela’s Inc (NYSE:CAB)

First National Bank of Omaha maintained its stake in Cabela’s Inc (NYSE:CAB) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 30,522 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. First National Bank of Omaha’s holdings in Cabela’s were worth $1,644,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in Cabela’s during the fourth quarter valued at approximately... 
 

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Wednesday, July 5th. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on MPWR. Zacks Investment Research cut Monolithic Power Systems from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Pacific Crest reissued an overweight rating and set a $110.00 target price on shares of Monolithic Power Systems in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Stifel Nicolaus cut their... 
 

Real Estate Management Services LLC Continues to Hold Position in EPR Properties (EPR)

Real Estate Management Services LLC continued to hold its stake in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 10,200 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Real Estate Management Services LLC’s holdings in EPR Properties were worth $259,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their... 
 

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) Shares Bought by Malaga Cove Capital LLC

Malaga Cove Capital LLC raised its position in TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) by 94.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 45,706 shares of the travel company’s stock after buying an additional 22,228 shares during the period. Malaga Cove Capital LLC’s holdings in TripAdvisor were worth $1,763,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in TRIP. Profund Advisors... 
 

Real Estate Management Services LLC Sells 560,998 Shares of Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG)

Real Estate Management Services LLC cut its stake in Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) by 41.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 796,200 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 560,998 shares during the period. Kite Realty Group Trust makes up about 3.0% of Real Estate Management Services LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest position. Real Estate Management Services LLC’s holdings in Kite Realty Group Trust were worth $15,072,000... 
 

First Internet Bancorp (INBK) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS

First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ:INBK) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The bank reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.06, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $15.71 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15 million. First Internet Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.54% and a net margin of 16.15%. Shares of First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ INBK) traded up 8.10% during trading on Friday, reaching $30.70. The company had a trading... 
 

CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The bank reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02, Morningstar.com reports. CoBiz Financial had a net margin of 21.98% and a return on equity of 12.11%. The business had revenue of $40.32 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $39.88 million. Shares of CoBiz Financial (NASDAQ:COBZ) traded up 3.33% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $17.67. 54,965 shares of the stock... 
 

PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Upgraded by ValuEngine to “Buy”

ValuEngine upgraded shares of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday, July 6th. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on PACW. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a buy rating and set a $56.00 target price on shares of PacWest Bancorp in a research note on Monday, April 3rd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of PacWest Bancorp from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Piper Jaffray Companies upped their target price on shares... 
 

Super Micro Computer (SMCI) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.24

Media headlines about Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Super Micro Computer earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the technology company an impact score of 85 out of... 
 

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) (IR) Position Decreased by Fulton Bank N.A.

Fulton Bank N.A. reduced its stake in shares of Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) (NYSE:IR) by 22.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 11,934 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 3,425 shares during the period. Fulton Bank N.A.’s holdings in Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland) were worth $1,091,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold... 
 

Addison Capital Co Reduces Stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA)

Addison Capital Co cut its stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) by 3.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 55,181 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,775 shares during the period. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited accounts for about 1.5% of Addison Capital Co’s portfolio, making the stock its 26th largest position. Addison Capital Co’s holdings in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited were worth $1,833,000... 
 

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) Position Held by Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE

Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE continued to hold its stake in shares of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 8,300 shares of the utilities provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE’s holdings in Edison International were worth $649,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Guardian Life Insurance... 
 

Van Berkom & Associates Inc. Has $58.60 Million Stake in Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM)

Van Berkom & Associates Inc. increased its stake in Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ:IRDM) by 5.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 5,302,671 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 282,084 shares during the period. Iridium Communications comprises about 2.1% of Van Berkom & Associates Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd largest position. Van Berkom & Associates... 
 

Head to Head Review: Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC) vs. Brf (NYSE:BRFS)

Brf (NYSE: BRFS) and Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitabiliy, dividends and institutional ownership. Institutional and Insider Ownership 9.4% of Brf shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 26.6% of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Brf shares are owned by insiders.... 
 

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC Sells 10,925 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE)

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC decreased its position in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) by 5.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 180,467 shares of the software company’s stock after selling 10,925 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Adobe Systems were worth $25,535,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP) Rating Increased to Buy at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, July 6th. RMP has been the subject of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Rice Midstream Partners from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 8th. Johnson Rice assumed coverage on shares of Rice Midstream Partners in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd. They issued an accumulate rating for the company. Scotiabank... 
 

David Fineberg Purchases 206 Shares of CMC Markets Plc (CMCX) Stock

CMC Markets Plc (LON:CMCX) insider David Fineberg acquired 206 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 5th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 146 ($1.91) per share, with a total value of £300.76 ($392.74). CMC Markets Plc (LON:CMCX) traded down 0.17% on Friday, reaching GBX 147.50. The company had a trading volume of 220,096 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 143.65 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 126.96. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 424.05 million. CMC Markets... 
 

TherapeuticsMD Inc (TXMD) Rating Increased to Outperform at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. upgraded shares of TherapeuticsMD Inc (NYSEMKT:TXMD) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, July 11th, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on TXMD. Cantor Fitzgerald restated an overweight rating and issued a $33.00 price target on shares of TherapeuticsMD in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a buy rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of TherapeuticsMD in a... 
 

Realogy Holdings Corp. (RLGY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, July 6th. According to Zacks, “Realogy Holdings Corp. is a provider of real estate services. The Company through its subsidiaries provides real estate brokerage services, relocation services, and title and settlement services. The Company’s brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens(R) Real Estate, CENTURY 21(R), Coldwell Banker(R), Coldwell Banker Commercial(R),... 
 

Somewhat Positive News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Moelis & (MC) Share Price

Headlines about Moelis & (NYSE:MC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Moelis & earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the asset manager an impact... 
 

First American Bank Has $206,000 Stake in Franklin Street Properties Corp. (FSP)

First American Bank continued to hold its stake in Franklin Street Properties Corp. (AMEX:FSP) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 18,571 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock at the end of the second quarter. First American Bank’s holdings in Franklin Street Properties Corp. were worth $206,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Nuveen Asset... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect FireEye (FEYE) Share Price

News articles about FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FireEye earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the information security company an impact score of 90 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage... 
 

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE:RH) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, July 11th. According to Zacks, “Although RH’s shares have outperformed the Zacks categorized Retail-Home Furnishings industry so far this year, estimates for the current year and next have moved down by 18.6% and 15.8%, respectively, over the last 60 days. RH has plans to rationalize product offering, reduce inventories and boost free cash flow that will drive... 
 

Capital Investment Advisors LLC Boosts Position in Enbridge Energy, L.P. (EEP)

Capital Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in Enbridge Energy, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) by 93.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 55,509 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after buying an additional 26,746 shares during the period. Capital Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Enbridge Energy, L.P. were worth $888,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Virtu Financial... 
 

SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (SKM) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE:SKM) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Thursday, July 6th. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered SK Telecom Co. from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of SK Telecom Co. in a report on Monday, April 24th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered SK Telecom Co. from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report... 
 

Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) Releases Earnings Results

Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) issued its earnings results on Friday. The auto parts company reported $1.44 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.48 by $0.04, MarketWatch Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $2.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.57 billion. Autoliv had a return on equity of 14.78% and a net margin of 5.60%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.75 earnings... 
 

The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) issued its earnings results on Thursday. The asset manager reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.03, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The Blackstone Group L.P. had a return on equity of 17.90% and a net margin of 21.87%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.44 EPS. The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) opened at 34.28 on Friday. The Blackstone Group L.P. has a 12 month low of $23.33 and a 12 month high of... 
 

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT) was upgraded by research analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. TheStreet lowered shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings from a “b” rating to a... 
 

Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. Purchases 1,210 Shares of Constellation Brands Inc (STZ)

Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. increased its position in shares of Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) by 36.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,570 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,210 shares during the period. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd.’s holdings in Constellation Brands were worth $885,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions... 
 

Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. Purchases 3,590 Shares of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)

Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. raised its stake in shares of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) by 30.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,265 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 3,590 shares during the period. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc.’s holdings in Huntington Bancshares were worth $206,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors... 
 
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