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Analyzing Diamond Resorts International (DRII) and MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Diamond Resorts International (NASDAQ: DRII) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends. Institutional and Insider Ownership 73.6% of MGM Resorts International shares are held by institutional investors. 12.2% of MGM Resorts International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional... 
 

Contrasting Theravance Biopharma (TBPH) and Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (AQXP)

Theravance Biopharma (NASDAQ: TBPH) and Aquinox Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AQXP) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and risk. Profitability This table compares Theravance Biopharma and Aquinox Pharmaceuticals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Theravance Biopharma -641.67% -67.69% -43.68% Aquinox... 
 

Adalta Capital Management LLC Invests $262,000 in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM)

Adalta Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 1,200 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $262,000. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in MLM. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Martin Marietta Materials during the fourth quarter valued at $665,000.... 
 

Financial Analysis: Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) versus Century Aluminum Company (CENX)

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ: KALU) and Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitabiliy. Insider & Institutional Ownership 98.2% of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.6% of Century Aluminum Company shares are owned by institutional investors.... 
 

Nevsun Resources (NSU) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Nevsun Resources (TSE:NSU) (TSE:NSU) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is C$4.58. NSU has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their price objective on Nevsun Resources... 
 

Insider Selling: Huttig Building Products, Inc. (HBP) VP Sells $20,460.00 in Stock

Huttig Building Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBP) VP Brian D. Robinson sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.82, for a total transaction of $20,460.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 344,584 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,350,062.88. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Shares of Huttig Building Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBP)... 
 

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Summit Midstream Partners, LP (SMLP) to Announce -$0.09 Earnings Per Share

Wall Street analysts forecast that Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) will announce earnings of ($0.09) per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Summit Midstream Partners,’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.23 and the lowest estimate coming in at ($0.53). Summit Midstream Partners, posted earnings of $0.06 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 250%. The firm is expected to announce its next earnings... 
 

Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) Share Price

Media headlines about Pattern Energy Group (NASDAQ:PEGI) (TSE:PEG) have been trending positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pattern Energy Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.34 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 65 out... 
 

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact McCormick & Company, (MKC) Stock Price

News stories about McCormick & Company, (NYSE:MKC) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. McCormick & Company, earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact... 
 

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

Headlines about General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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. General Dynamics Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 65 out of 100, indicating... 
 

Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Medley Capital Corporation (MCC) Stock Price

Media stories about Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC) have trended positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Medley Capital Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the investment management company... 
 

Geo Group Inc (The) (GEO) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News stories about Geo Group Inc (The) (NYSE:GEO) have been trending positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Geo Group Inc (The) earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the real estate investment... 
 

PPL Corporation (PPL) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.37

Media stories about PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) have been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PPL Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.37 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 74 out of 100, meaning that recent news... 
 

Critical Analysis: GenMark Diagnostics (GNMK) and Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

GenMark Diagnostics (NASDAQ: GNMK) and Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations. Risk & Volatility GenMark Diagnostics has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Boston Scientific Corporation has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is... 
 

Nord/LB Analysts Give Fielmann AG (FIE) a €85.00 Price Target

Fielmann AG (FRA:FIE) received a €85.00 ($95.51) price objective from analysts at Nord/LB in a research note issued on Monday. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, HSBC Holdings plc set a €65.00 ($73.03) price target on Fielmann AG and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. Shares of Fielmann AG (FIE) traded up 0.102% on Monday, hitting €69.474. The stock had a trading volume of 246 shares. Fielmann AG has a 1-year low of €57.92 and a... 
 

ServiceNow, Inc. (NOW) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE:NOW) in a report issued on Friday. The brokerage issued an overweight rating and a $125.00 target price on the information technology services provider’s stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on NOW. Robert W. Baird started coverage on ServiceNow in a research report on Tuesday, February 28th. They issued an outperform rating and a $103.00 price target for the company. Mizuho reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $100.00 price objective... 
 

Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. (PGEM) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PGEM) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “Ply Gem Holdings Inc. is engaged in manufacturing and selling exterior building products primarily in the United States and Canada. Its business segment consists of: Siding, Fencing, and Stone and Windows and Doors. The Company offers vinyl siding, designer accents, cellular PVC trim, vinyl fencing, vinyl and composite railing, stone veneer and vinyl windows and doors.... 
 

Royal Bank Scotland PLC (The) (RBS) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Royal Bank Scotland PLC (The) (NYSE:RBS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Friday. According to Zacks, “The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc is the holding company of one of the world’s largest banking and financial services groups, with a market capitalisation of £62.8 billion at the end of 2006. Headquartered in Edinburgh, the Group operates in the UK, US and internationally through its two principal subsidiaries, the Royal Bank and NatWest. Both the Royal Bank... 
 

27,497 Shares in Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) Acquired by Achmea Investment Management B.V.

Achmea Investment Management B.V. acquired a new stake in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 27,497 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,405,000. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in GRMN. RB Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Garmin by 1.0% in the first quarter. RB Capital Management LLC now owns 4,234... 
 

Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) Cut to Sell at Seaport Global Securities

Seaport Global Securities cut shares of Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a report published on Wednesday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. The brokerage currently has $19.00 price objective on the oil and gas company’s stock, down from their previous price objective of $24.00. OII has been the topic of several other reports. Tudor Pickering started coverage on Oceaneering International in a report on Thursday, March 23rd. They set a hold rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC set a $25.00... 
 

Moody’s Corporation (MCO) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Thursday. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on MCO. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Moody’s Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, June 19th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on shares of Moody’s Corporation from $118.00 to $121.00 and gave the company an “equal... 
 

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB) Upgraded to “B-” at TheStreet

TheStreet upgraded shares of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a report published on Thursday morning. PEB has been the topic of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Pebblebrook Hotel Trust from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 8th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) began coverage on Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in a research report on Monday, April 10th. They issued a neutral rating and a $27.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact HCA Holdings (HCA) Stock Price

News headlines about HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. HCA Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that... 
 

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (EARN) Share Price

Media coverage about Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the real... 
 

Western Copper and Gold Corp (WRN) Insider Sells C$27,606.00 in Stock

Western Copper and Gold Corp (TSE:WRN) (NYSE:WRN) insider Julien Francois sold 21,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$1.29, for a total transaction of C$27,606.00. Julien Francois also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, June 21st, Julien Francois sold 68,600 shares of Western Copper and Gold Corp stock. The stock was sold at an average price of C$1.29, for a total transaction of C$88,494.00. Western Copper and Gold Corp (TSE WRN) traded... 
 

EnLink Midstream (ENLC) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Headlines about EnLink Midstream (NYSE:ENLC) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. EnLink Midstream earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the pipeline company an impact score of 50 out of 100, indicating that... 
 

Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) Director Sells $29,709.00 in Stock

Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) Director Robert C. Ducommun sold 900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.01, for a total value of $29,709.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 421,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $13,917,016. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Ducommun Incorporated (DCO) traded up 0.22% during mid-day trading on... 
 

Favorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Affect Carbo Ceramics (CRR) Share Price

News headlines about Carbo Ceramics (NYSE:CRR) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Carbo Ceramics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the oil and gas company an impact score of 36 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely... 
 

Reviewing Control4 Corporation (CTRL) & Nortek (NTK)

Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL) and Nortek (NASDAQ:NTK) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitabiliy, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk. Institutional & Insider Ownership 75.1% of Control4 Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Control4 Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money... 
 

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect FactSet Research Systems (FDS) Stock Price

News stories about FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FactSet Research Systems earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the business services provider... 
 

HSBC Holdings plc Lowers National Grid Transco, PLC (NGG) to Hold

HSBC Holdings plc lowered shares of National Grid Transco, PLC (NYSE:NGG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Wednesday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of National Grid Transco, PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $79.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 26th. Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of National Grid Transco, PLC from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research... 
 

Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Phibro Animal Health Corporation (PAHC) Share Price

Press coverage about Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) has been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Phibro Animal Health Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of... 
 

New South Capital Management Inc. Has $137.91 Million Stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

New South Capital Management Inc. cut its stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) by 4.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,740,727 shares of the company’s stock after selling 214,804 shares during the period. Discovery Communications makes up approximately 3.2% of New South Capital Management Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 7th largest position. New South Capital Management Inc. owned about 0.82% of Discovery... 
 

Sequential Brands Group (SQBG) Getting Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Headlines about Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ:SQBG) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Sequential Brands Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.37 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the textile maker an impact score of 30 out of 100,... 
 

Fly Leasing Limited (FLY) vs. GATX Corporation (GATX) Critical Analysis

Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) and GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) are both transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, profitabiliy and analyst recommendations. Dividends GATX Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Fly Leasing Limited does not pay a dividend. GATX Corporation pays out 27.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Fly Leasing Limited has... 
 

$0.06 EPS Expected for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPH) This Quarter

Equities research analysts predict that Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPH) will report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.06 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Amphastar Pharmaceuticals’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.04 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.09. Amphastar Pharmaceuticals posted earnings per share of $0.14 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year-over-year growth rate of 57.1%. The business... 
 

Brokerages Set Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (TPX) Target Price at $48.75

Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE:TPX) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the sixteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $48.75. TPX has been the topic of several recent research reports.... 
 

Violin Memory (VMEM) versus Pure Storage (PSTG) Critical Survey

Violin Memory (NYSE: VMEM) and Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, earnings, profitabiliy, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares Violin Memory and Pure Storage’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Violin Memory -250.73% N/A -137.05% Pure Storage -31.62% -44.04% -24.43% Analyst... 
 

Brokerages Set Energizer Holdings, Inc. (EPC) Price Target at $86.88

Shares of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EPC) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twelve research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $86.88. Several research firms have recently commented on EPC. BidaskClub lowered shares of Energizer Holdings... 
 

Lazard Asset Management LLC Buys New Position in Trinseo S.A. (TSE)

Lazard Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Trinseo S.A. (NYSE:TSE) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 7,319 shares of the basic materials company’s stock, valued at approximately $491,000. Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of TSE. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Trinseo by 5.6% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,004 shares of the... 
 

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN) Receives $90.67 Average Target Price from Brokerages

Shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation, five have given a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $90.67. WYN has been the topic of a number of recent analyst... 
 

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) Stake Raised by State Street Corp

State Street Corp raised its stake in Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) by 0.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 25,528,686 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 25,470 shares during the period. State Street Corp owned about 5.03% of Xcel Energy worth $1,134,745,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company.... 
 

Impax Laboratories’ (IPXL) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPXL) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has a $16.00 price objective on the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on IPXL. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an outperform rating and set a $62.00 price target (up from $10.00) on shares of Impax Laboratories in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. Janney Montgomery Scott reiterated a neutral... 
 

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. (GIII) Lowered to “Sell” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub lowered shares of G-III Apparel Group, LTD. (NASDAQ:GIII) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Friday. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded G-III Apparel Group, LTD. from a sell rating to a hold rating and set a $30.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $22.00 price objective on G-III Apparel Group, LTD. and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday,... 
 

Invictus RG Sells 1,462 Shares of ONEOK, Inc. (OKE)

Invictus RG lowered its position in ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) by 34.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,797 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 1,462 shares during the period. Invictus RG’s holdings in ONEOK were worth $155,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV purchased a new stake in shares of ONEOK during... 
 

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Friday. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on HTLF. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Heartland Financial USA from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, March 13th. FBR & Co reiterated a mkt perform rating and issued a $52.00 price objective (up previously from $50.00) on shares of Heartland Financial USA in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, DA Davidson... 
 

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Given “Hold” Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC restated their hold rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) in a research report report published on Friday morning. They currently have a $86.00 target price on the oil and gas company’s stock. Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on XOM. Evercore ISI reiterated an underweight rating on shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation in a research note on Monday, February 27th. Vetr downgraded Exxon Mobil Corporation from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating and set a $88.94 target price on the stock.... 
 

David Tobias Sells 7,500 Shares of Cannabis Sativa Inc (CBDS) Stock

Cannabis Sativa Inc (OTCMKTS:CBDS) insider David Tobias sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.71, for a total value of $35,325.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 4,281,042 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $20,163,707.82. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. David Tobias also recently made the following... 
 

Watsco’s (WSO) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) in a research report report published on Friday morning. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $176.00 price objective on the construction company’s stock, up from their prior price objective of $163.00. WSO has been the topic of a number of other research reports. BidaskClub raised Watsco from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday. Seaport Global Securities raised Watsco from a neutral rating to a buy rating and increased their price target... 
 

Valley National Bancorp (VLY) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on VLY. Zacks Investment Research cut Valley National Bancorp from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 29th. ValuEngine upgraded Valley National Bancorp from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Stephens started coverage on Valley National Bancorp in a research note on Wednesday,... 
 
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