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Akebia Therapeutics (AKBA) Research Coverage Started at Piper Jaffray Companies

Akebia Therapeutics (AKBA) Research Coverage Started at Piper Jaffray Companies

Stock analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies assumed coverage on shares of Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) in a report released on Monday. The brokerage set an “overweight” rating and a $26.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical... 
Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC) Short Interest Update

Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC) Short Interest Update

Credit Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:CACC) was the target of a large decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,755,537 shares, a decrease of 1.7% from the November... 
Reviewing Directview (DIRV) & T-Mobile US (TMUS)

Reviewing Directview (DIRV) & T-Mobile US (TMUS)

Directview (OTCMKTS: DIRV) and T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, institutional... 
National Bank Financial Trims Petrus Resources (PRQ) Target Price to C$2.25

National Bank Financial Trims Petrus Resources (PRQ) Target Price to C$2.25

Petrus Resources (TSE:PRQ) had its target price cut by National Bank Financial from C$3.00 to C$2.25 in a note issued to investors on Monday. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. National Bank... 
Head-To-Head Review: Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (BSMX) vs. Its Peers

Head-To-Head Review: Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (BSMX) vs. Its Peers

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE: BSMX) is one of 200 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Grupo Financiero Santander... 
Comparing Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain (CCSC) & The Competition

Comparing Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain (CCSC) & The Competition

Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain (NYSE: CCSC) is one of 24 public companies in the “Quick Service Restaurants” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Country Syl Ckng Restaurant Chain to... 
Analysts Anticipate Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) to Post $0.75 EPS

Analysts Anticipate Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) to Post $0.75 EPS

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) will report earnings of $0.75 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have made estimates for Las Vegas Sands’... 
Head to Head Contrast: Verisign (VRSN) & Wix.com (WIX)

Head to Head Contrast: Verisign (VRSN) & Wix.com (WIX)

Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) and Wix.com (NASDAQ:WIX) are both mid-cap technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional... 
Biogen (BIIB) Given “Buy” Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

Biogen (BIIB) Given “Buy” Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies in a note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a $390.00 price objective on the biotechnology... 
Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Sprague Resources (SRLP) Stock Price

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Sprague Resources (SRLP) Stock Price

Press coverage about Sprague Resources (NYSE:SRLP) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in... 
Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) Director Sells $18,632.50 in Stock

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) Director Sells $18,632.50 in Stock

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) Director Ronna Romney sold 250 shares of Molina Healthcare stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.53, for a total transaction of $18,632.50.... 
FirstCash (FCFS) & Its Competitors Head to Head Analysis

FirstCash (FCFS) & Its Competitors Head to Head Analysis

FirstCash (NYSE: FCFS) is one of 26 public companies in the “Consumer Lending” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare FirstCash to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations,... 
Insider Buying: United Insurance Holdings Corp (UIHC) Director Acquires $25,065.00 in Stock

Insider Buying: United Insurance Holdings Corp (UIHC) Director Acquires $25,065.00 in Stock

United Insurance Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UIHC) Director Alec Poitevint II acquired 1,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $16.71... 
Contrasting Concordia International (CXRX) and Pernix Therapeutics (PTX)

Contrasting Concordia International (CXRX) and Pernix Therapeutics (PTX)

Concordia International (NASDAQ: CXRX) and Pernix Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTX) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional... 
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Position Cut by Windhaven Investment Management Inc.

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Position Cut by Windhaven Investment Management Inc.

Windhaven Investment Management Inc. trimmed its stake in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) by 3.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 1,048,690 shares... 
Heron Therapeutics (HRTX) Given a $27.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer

Heron Therapeutics (HRTX) Given a $27.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer set a $27.00 price objective on Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ:HRTX) in a report published on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the biotechnology company’s stock. Oppenheimer also issued estimates... 
Stepan Company (SCL) Shares Sold by Sei Investments Co.

Stepan Company (SCL) Shares Sold by Sei Investments Co.

Sei Investments Co. decreased its position in Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) by 71.3% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,329 shares of the basic... 
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) Shares Bought by Stifel Financial Corp

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (SMG) Shares Bought by Stifel Financial Corp

Stifel Financial Corp increased its stake in shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (NYSE:SMG) by 16.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned... 
$7.03 Billion in Sales Expected for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) This Quarter

$7.03 Billion in Sales Expected for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) This Quarter

Wall Street analysts predict that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) will post sales of $7.03 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have issued estimates for Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s... 
Flowserve’s (FLS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

Flowserve’s (FLS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Flowserve (NYSE:FLS) in a research report released on Friday morning. They currently have a $45.00 price objective on the industrial products company’s stock. A number... 
FactSet Research Systems (FDS) Now Covered by DA Davidson

FactSet Research Systems (FDS) Now Covered by DA Davidson

DA Davidson began coverage on shares of FactSet Research Systems (NYSE:FDS) in a research note released on Thursday. The firm issued a neutral rating and a $174.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock. Several... 
Medtronic PLC (MDT) Stake Lifted by Essex Financial Services Inc.

Medtronic PLC (MDT) Stake Lifted by Essex Financial Services Inc.

Essex Financial Services Inc. grew its position in shares of Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) by 213.2% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor... 
Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub

Gibraltar Industries (ROCK) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ:ROCK) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Friday morning. Several other research firms have also weighed in on ROCK. Zacks Investment Research upgraded... 
Carvana (CVNA) versus America's Car-Mart (CRMT) Financial Analysis

Carvana (CVNA) versus America's Car-Mart (CRMT) Financial Analysis

Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) and America's Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation,... 
Sanofi SA (SNY) Position Boosted by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Sanofi SA (SNY) Position Boosted by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in shares of Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY) by 7.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned... 
Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $20.37 Million Holdings in Vornado Realty Trust (VNO)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio Has $20.37 Million Holdings in Vornado Realty Trust (VNO)

Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its stake in Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) by 0.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The... 
Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) is M Holdings Securities Inc.’s 10th Largest Position

Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) is M Holdings Securities Inc.’s 10th Largest Position

M Holdings Securities Inc. raised its holdings in Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) by 3.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 46,008 shares of... 
Schroder Investment Management Group Invests $479,000 in Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock

Schroder Investment Management Group Invests $479,000 in Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ) Stock

Schroder Investment Management Group purchased a new position in shares of Cousins Properties Inc (NYSE:CUZ) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission.... 
Taylor Morrison Home (TMHC) & Its Rivals Head to Head Analysis

Taylor Morrison Home (TMHC) & Its Rivals Head to Head Analysis

Taylor Morrison Home (NYSE: TMHC) is one of 23 public companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Taylor Morrison Home to similar businesses based on the strength... 
Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Has $1.95 Million Stake in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Has $1.95 Million Stake in Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can cut its stake in shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) by 6.4% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor... 
Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.16

Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.16

Media coverage about Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time.... 
Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Shares Bought by AMP Capital Investors Ltd

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Shares Bought by AMP Capital Investors Ltd

AMP Capital Investors Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR) (TSE:SJR.B) by 2.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission... 
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Increases Holdings in Targa Resources Corp (TRGP)

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Increases Holdings in Targa Resources Corp (TRGP)

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in Targa Resources Corp (NYSE:TRGP) by 18.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 37,295 shares of... 
Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Movado Group (MOV) Stock Price

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Movado Group (MOV) Stock Price

News coverage about Movado Group (NYSE:MOV) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources.... 
Zacks: Analysts Expect Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $581.09 Million

Zacks: Analysts Expect Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $581.09 Million

Equities analysts forecast that Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE:VSTO) will announce $581.09 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for Vista Outdoor’s earnings.... 
Just Energy Group (JE) Raised to “Outperform” at Royal Bank of Canada

Just Energy Group (JE) Raised to “Outperform” at Royal Bank of Canada

Just Energy Group (NYSE:JE) (TSE:JE) was upgraded by investment analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report released on Monday. Other equities research... 
Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. Has $461,000 Stake in Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) (CLDT)

Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. Has $461,000 Stake in Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) (CLDT)

Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. reduced its stake in Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) (NYSE:CLDT) by 14.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The... 
Under Armour (UAA) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus

Under Armour (UAA) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Under Armour (NYSE:UAA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday morning, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm currently has $17.00 price objective on the stock, up from their... 
7,423 Shares in Kellogg Company (K) Acquired by Vident Investment Advisory LLC

7,423 Shares in Kellogg Company (K) Acquired by Vident Investment Advisory LLC

Vident Investment Advisory LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 7,423... 
IFM Investors Pty Ltd Buys Shares of 6,191 Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

IFM Investors Pty Ltd Buys Shares of 6,191 Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

IFM Investors Pty Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought... 
Antero Midstream GP LP (AMGP) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Antero Midstream GP LP (AMGP) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Antero Midstream GP LP (NYSE:AMGP) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the seventeen research firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with... 
Stifel Financial Corp Purchases 2,237 Shares of Equity Residential (EQR)

Stifel Financial Corp Purchases 2,237 Shares of Equity Residential (EQR)

Stifel Financial Corp boosted its position in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) by 3.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 62,789 shares of the real... 
Diana Shipping inc. (DSX) Shares Bought by Royce & Associates LP

Diana Shipping inc. (DSX) Shares Bought by Royce & Associates LP

Royce & Associates LP lifted its holdings in shares of Diana Shipping inc. (NYSE:DSX) by 4.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,231,233 shares of the... 
Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. (FCPT) Shares Sold by Great West Life Assurance Co. Can

Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. (FCPT) Shares Sold by Great West Life Assurance Co. Can

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can decreased its position in shares of Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FCPT) by 5.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 81,695 shares of... 
Insider Selling: MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) CEO Sells $476,300.00 in Stock

Insider Selling: MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) CEO Sells $476,300.00 in Stock

MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) CEO Gerard G. Colella sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.26, for a total transaction of $476,300.00.... 
Insider Selling: Splunk Inc (SPLK) CFO Sells $564,544.89 in Stock

Insider Selling: Splunk Inc (SPLK) CFO Sells $564,544.89 in Stock

Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) CFO David F. Conte sold 6,993 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.73, for a total value of $564,544.89. Following the transaction,... 
GSA Capital Partners LLP Buys 19,500 Shares of Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (CVTI)

GSA Capital Partners LLP Buys 19,500 Shares of Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (CVTI)

GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its stake in Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVTI) by 48.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 59,395 shares of the transportation... 
IFM Investors Pty Ltd Buys Shares of 1,512 Alliance Data Systems Co. (ADS)

IFM Investors Pty Ltd Buys Shares of 1,512 Alliance Data Systems Co. (ADS)

IFM Investors Pty Ltd bought a new position in shares of Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought... 
GSA Capital Partners LLP Grows Holdings in AMERCO (UHAL)

GSA Capital Partners LLP Grows Holdings in AMERCO (UHAL)

GSA Capital Partners LLP boosted its holdings in shares of AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) by 288.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional... 
Royce & Associates LP Cuts Holdings in Unity Bancorp, Inc. (UNTY)

Royce & Associates LP Cuts Holdings in Unity Bancorp, Inc. (UNTY)

Royce & Associates LP decreased its position in Unity Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNTY) by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 219,419 shares of the financial...