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Nuveen Asset Management LLC Acquires Shares of 69,178 U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH)

Nuveen Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 69,178 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,479,000. Nuveen Asset Management LLC owned about 0.54% of U.S. Physical Therapy as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised... 
 

Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD Boosts Stake in Finjan Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:FNJN)

Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD raised its holdings in Finjan Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:FNJN) by 15.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 57,850 shares of the software maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,800 shares during the quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD’s holdings in Finjan were worth $128,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc.... 
 

Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD Boosts Stock Position in Zix Co. (NASDAQ:ZIXI)

Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD raised its stake in shares of Zix Co. (NASDAQ:ZIXI) by 52.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 26,506 shares of the software maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 9,100 shares during the period. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD’s holdings in ZIX were worth $241,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of ZIXI.... 
 

Nuveen Asset Management LLC Makes New $8.33 Million Investment in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS)

Nuveen Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm acquired 363,738 shares of the aerospace company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,326,000. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new stake in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions during the 1st quarter worth approximately $35,000. US Bancorp DE lifted... 
 

Jane Street Group LLC Sells 149,762 Shares of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO)

Jane Street Group LLC lowered its stake in shares of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO) by 54.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 127,398 shares of the shipping company’s stock after selling 149,762 shares during the quarter. Jane Street Group LLC’s holdings in Teekay Offshore Partners were worth $161,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Cetera... 
 

Jane Street Group LLC Boosts Stock Position in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN)

Jane Street Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) by 794.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 130,587 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 115,992 shares during the quarter. Jane Street Group LLC owned 0.08% of Superior Energy Services worth $170,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other hedge funds also recently... 
 

Morgan Stanley Sells 33,824 Shares of Meritage Homes Corp (NYSE:MTH)

Morgan Stanley trimmed its position in Meritage Homes Corp (NYSE:MTH) by 14.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 192,593 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 33,824 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley’s holdings in Meritage Homes were worth $9,887,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Advisory Services Network... 
 

Akers Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:AKER) Short Interest Down 16.7% in September

Akers Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:AKER) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 637,300 shares, a drop of 16.7% from the August 30th total of 764,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 157,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 5.1% of the company’s shares are short sold. Shares of AKER stock opened at $0.40 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $0.45 and a 200 day moving average... 
 

Short Interest in Aemetis Inc (NASDAQ:AMTX) Declines By 12.1%

Aemetis Inc (NASDAQ:AMTX) saw a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 107,100 shares, a decline of 12.1% from the August 30th total of 121,900 shares. Currently, 0.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 79,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Aemetis stock. Citadel Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Aemetis Inc (NASDAQ:AMTX) by 81.7%... 
 

Arrow Financial Co. (NASDAQ:AROW) Short Interest Update

Arrow Financial Co. (NASDAQ:AROW) saw a large decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 70,200 shares, a decline of 14.3% from the August 30th total of 81,900 shares. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average daily volume of 19,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Separately, BidaskClub cut Arrow Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 8th. Arrow... 
 

Savills (LON:SVS) Earns Hold Rating from Peel Hunt

Savills (LON:SVS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a report released on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Savills stock opened at GBX 928.50 ($12.13) on Tuesday. Savills has a one year low of GBX 677.50 ($8.85) and a one year high of GBX 975 ($12.74). The business has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 871.14 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 886.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 125.74, a current ratio of 1.02 and a quick ratio of 1.02. The firm has a market... 
 

Marshalls’ (MSLH) “Add” Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

Marshalls (LON:MSLH)‘s stock had its “add” rating reissued by equities researchers at Peel Hunt in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on MSLH. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Marshalls in a research note on Friday, August 30th. Peel Hunt restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 575 ($7.51) target price on shares of Marshalls in a research note on Thursday, August 15th. Finally, Berenberg... 
 

Invesco Ltd. Boosts Stock Position in Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK)

Invesco Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (NASDAQ:LSXMK) by 1.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 81,971 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,218 shares during the quarter. Invesco Ltd.’s holdings in Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C were worth $3,113,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other institutional... 
 

Bank of America Corp DE Lowers Holdings in SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (NYSEARCA:XPH)

Bank of America Corp DE trimmed its position in SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF (NYSEARCA:XPH) by 16.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 130,233 shares of the company’s stock after selling 25,524 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE’s holdings in SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF were worth $5,188,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares... 
 

SEASPAN CORP/SH SH (NYSE:SSW) Upgraded by ValuEngine to “Hold”

ValuEngine upgraded shares of SEASPAN CORP/SH SH (NYSE:SSW) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday, ValuEngine reports. A number of other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of SEASPAN CORP/SH SH from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $12.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 9th. BMO Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of SEASPAN CORP/SH SH in a research note on Wednesday, August 14th. They... 
 

Unilever (NYSE:UN) Receives Sell Rating from Redburn Partners

Redburn Partners restated their sell rating on shares of Unilever (NYSE:UN) in a research report report published on Friday, The Fly reports. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on UN. Morgan Stanley lowered Unilever from an in-line rating to an underweight rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 18th. Zacks Investment Research reiterated a sell rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Saturday, October 5th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group upgraded Unilever from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research... 
 

Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:RGA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Friday, Zacks.com reports. They currently have $160.00 price objective on the insurance provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “Shares of Reinsurance Group have outperformed its industry in a year’s time. It steadily benefits from a mix of organic and transactional opportunities. Its niche position in the United States and Canadian reinsurance markets, expansion of its international footprint... 
 

Northern Trust Corp Raises Position in Protective Insurance Corp (NASDAQ:PTVCB)

Northern Trust Corp increased its holdings in Protective Insurance Corp (NASDAQ:PTVCB) by 2.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 127,513 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,464 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned 0.87% of Protective Insurance worth $2,215,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Keybank National Association OH purchased a new stake in shares... 
 

MEI Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:MEIP) Shares Acquired by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in MEI Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:MEIP) by 385.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 183,255 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 145,492 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in MEI Pharma were worth $458,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of MEIP. Wasatch Advisors Inc.... 
 

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (TSE:AUP) Senior Officer Bradley Dickerson Buys 5,000 Shares of Stock

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc (TSE:AUP) (NASDAQ:AUPH) Senior Officer Bradley Dickerson bought 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$5.11 per share, with a total value of C$25,542.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 15,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately C$76,626. Shares of AUP stock opened at C$5.44 on Tuesday. Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc has a twelve month low of C$4.70 and a twelve month high of C$10.47. The stock... 
 

$18.04 Billion in Sales Expected for Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect that Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC) will report sales of $18.04 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Twelve analysts have provided estimates for Intel’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $18.30 billion and the lowest is $17.90 billion. Intel posted sales of $19.16 billion in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 5.8%. The firm is expected to announce its next earnings report after the market closes on Thursday, October 24th. According... 
 

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) Given a $53.00 Price Target at CIBC

CIBC set a $53.00 price target on Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) (TSE:SU) in a research note released on Friday, TipRanks reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the oil and gas producer’s stock. SU has been the topic of several other research reports. BMO Capital Markets restated a buy rating on shares of Suncor Energy in a research report on Monday, June 24th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Suncor Energy from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 27th. Citigroup dropped their target price on shares of Suncor... 
 

LendingClub Corp (NYSE:LC) Short Interest Update

LendingClub Corp (NYSE:LC) was the target of a significant decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,280,000 shares, a decline of 8.0% from the August 30th total of 4,650,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 698,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.1 days. Currently, 5.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. LC stock opened at $11.89 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.02 billion, a PE ratio of -33.97 and a beta of 1.60.... 
 

Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) Receives “Overweight” Rating from Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley reiterated their overweight rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY) in a report published on Friday, Digital Look reports. Morgan Stanley currently has a GBX 60 ($0.78) price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on LLOY. Societe Generale reiterated a buy rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 10th. Shore Capital reiterated a buy rating on shares of Lloyds Banking Group in a research report on Monday,... 
 

FY2021 Earnings Estimate for Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) Issued By Svb Leerink

Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) – Investment analysts at Svb Leerink cut their FY2021 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Celgene in a research note issued on Friday, October 11th. Svb Leerink analyst G. Porges now expects that the biopharmaceutical company will post earnings of $14.45 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $14.50. Svb Leerink also issued estimates for Celgene’s FY2022 earnings at $16.90 EPS. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research... 
 

ASOS’s (ASC) “Sell” Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital

Shore Capital restated their sell rating on shares of ASOS (LON:ASC) in a report released on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Morgan Stanley raised shares of ASOS to an equal weight rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from GBX 2,200 ($28.75) to GBX 2,100 ($27.44) in a research note on Thursday, July 25th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 3,450 ($45.08) price objective on shares of ASOS and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday,... 
 

Kadant (NYSE:KAI) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kadant (NYSE:KAI) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, Zacks.com reports. They currently have $93.00 target price on the industrial products company’s stock. According to Zacks, “Kadant Inc. is a leading supplier of a range of products and systems for the global papermaking and paper-recycling industries, including de-inking systems, stock-preparation equipment, water-management systems, and papermaking accessories. Through its majority-owned... 
 

Jefferies Financial Group Trims Glencore (LON:GLEN) Target Price to GBX 300

Glencore (LON:GLEN) had its price objective trimmed by Jefferies Financial Group from GBX 320 ($4.18) to GBX 300 ($3.92) in a research report released on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the natural resources company’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently commented on GLEN. Bank of America reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of Glencore in a report on Tuesday, October 8th. HSBC set a GBX 360 ($4.70) target price on Glencore and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Monday,... 
 

Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP Unit (NASDAQ:LMRK) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP Unit (NASDAQ:LMRK) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Friday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP is a master limited partnership company which focuses on acquiring, owning and managing a portfolio of real property interests. The company lease its properties to wireless communication, outdoor advertising and renewable power generation industries. Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP is based in El Segundo,... 
 

Vista Gold Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Vista Gold Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) (TSE:VGZ) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 422,600 shares, a growth of 10.7% from the August 30th total of 381,700 shares. Approximately 0.4% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 328,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Shares of NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ opened at $0.78 on Tuesday. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $0.89 and a... 
 

Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:PTN) Short Interest Up 7.7% in September

Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:PTN) saw a large growth in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 24,840,000 shares, a growth of 7.7% from the August 30th total of 23,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,380,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 18.0 days. Approximately 11.7% of the company’s shares are short sold. NYSEAMERICAN:PTN opened at $0.82 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $0.93 and a 200-day moving average price of $1.09.... 
 

$90.01 Million in Sales Expected for Inphi Co. (NYSE:IPHI) This Quarter

Analysts expect that Inphi Co. (NYSE:IPHI) will report $90.01 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Six analysts have made estimates for Inphi’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $90.07 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $89.97 million. Inphi posted sales of $78.01 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 15.4%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Thursday, November 7th. On average,... 
 

HighPoint Resources Corp (NYSE:HPR) Expected to Post Q3 2019 Earnings of ($0.06) Per Share

HighPoint Resources Corp (NYSE:HPR) – Equities research analysts at Seaport Global Securities dropped their Q3 2019 earnings estimates for HighPoint Resources in a report issued on Thursday, October 10th. Seaport Global Securities analyst M. Kelly now anticipates that the company will earn ($0.06) per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of ($0.02). Seaport Global Securities has a “Neutral” rating on the stock. Seaport Global Securities also issued estimates for HighPoint Resources’ Q4 2019 earnings... 
 

Varonis Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNS) Short Interest Update

Varonis Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNS) was the target of a significant increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,490,000 shares, an increase of 9.2% from the August 30th total of 2,280,000 shares. Currently, 8.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 326,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.6 days. Shares of NASDAQ:VRNS opened at $63.68 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $63.83 and its 200-day... 
 

HITACHI CONSTR/ADR (OTCMKTS:HTCMY) & TAIWAN FD INC/SH (OTCMKTS:TWN) Head to Head Contrast

HITACHI CONSTR/ADR (OTCMKTS:HTCMY) and TAIWAN FD INC/SH (NYSE:TWN) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations. Earnings and Valuation This table compares HITACHI CONSTR/ADR and TAIWAN FD INC/SH’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio HITACHI... 
 

SPECTRIS PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:SEPJY) versus JAPAN TOB INC/ADR (OTCMKTS:JAPAY) Financial Analysis

SPECTRIS PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:SEPJY) and JAPAN TOB INC/ADR (OTCMKTS:JAPAY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and risk. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for SPECTRIS PLC/ADR and JAPAN TOB INC/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score SPECTRIS... 
 

Regenxbio (NASDAQ:RGNX) Trading Down 11.9% After Analyst Downgrade

Shares of Regenxbio Inc (NASDAQ:RGNX) dropped 11.9% during mid-day trading on Monday after Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on the stock from $85.00 to $59.00. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the stock. Regenxbio traded as low as $34.53 and last traded at $34.79, approximately 1,285,300 shares were traded during mid-day trading. An increase of 128% from the average daily volume of 563,671 shares. The stock had previously closed at $39.50. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Raymond... 
 

Q3 2019 EPS Estimates for WestJet Airlines Ltd. Raised by Cormark (TSE:WJA)

WestJet Airlines Ltd. (TSE:WJA) – Stock analysts at Cormark boosted their Q3 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of WestJet Airlines in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, October 10th. Cormark analyst D. Ocampo now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of $0.74 for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.73. Cormark also issued estimates for WestJet Airlines’ FY2019 earnings at $1.60 EPS. WestJet Airlines stock opened at C$30.58 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of... 
 

PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC) will announce its earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, October 16th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $2.81 per share for the quarter. Investors that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link. PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE:PNC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 17th. The financial services provider reported $2.88 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.83 by $0.05.... 
 

Q3 2019 EPS Estimates for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) Lowered by Jefferies Financial Group

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Financial Group decreased their Q3 2019 EPS estimates for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies in a research note issued to investors on Friday, October 11th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst S. Boroditsky now expects that the transportation company will post earnings per share of $0.99 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $1.01. Jefferies Financial Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $70.00 target price on the stock.... 
 

Equity Residential (EQR) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) is set to release its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, October 22nd. Analysts expect Equity Residential to post earnings of $0.88 per share for the quarter. Persons that wish to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by ($0.02). The business... 
 

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) Short Interest Update

Sonic Automotive Inc (NYSE:SAH) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,260,000 shares, a drop of 7.4% from the August 30th total of 3,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 302,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.8 days. Currently, 14.7% of the company’s stock are sold short. Shares of SAH opened at $28.85 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.30, a P/E/G ratio of... 
 

Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Fidus Investment (NASDAQ:FDUS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Monday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Fidus Investment Corporation is a business development company which provides customized mezzanine debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle-market companies. The Company partners with business owners, management teams and financial sponsors by providing customized financing for change of ownership transactions, recapitalizations,... 
 

Precision Drilling (NYSE:PDS) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Precision Drilling (NYSE:PDS) (TSE:PD) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Saturday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Precision Drilling Corporation is an oilfield services company. The Company provides contract drilling, well servicing and strategic support services to the oil and gas industry in North America and internationally. It provides land drilling, directional drilling, turnkey drilling, camp and catering services, procures and distributes oilfield... 
 

Barclays Analysts Give Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) a $153.00 Price Target

Barclays set a $153.00 target price on Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) in a research note released on Friday morning, TipRanks reports. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. ARE has been the topic of several other research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities from $140.00 to $147.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Tuesday, August 13th. Robert W. Baird set a $152.00 price target on shares of Alexandria... 
 

SALT (SALT) Reaches Market Cap of $6.78 Million

SALT (CURRENCY:SALT) traded up 1.9% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 0:00 AM Eastern on October 14th. SALT has a total market cap of $6.78 million and approximately $120,372.00 worth of SALT was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One SALT token can now be purchased for approximately $0.0845 or 0.00001011 BTC on popular exchanges including IDEX, Upbit, Liqui and Kyber Network. Over the last week, SALT has traded down 1.7% against the U.S. dollar. Here is how related cryptocurrencies have performed over the last... 
 

Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) PT Set at $35.00 by Barclays

Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) has been given a $35.00 price objective by investment analysts at Barclays in a report released on Friday, TipRanks reports. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Barclays‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 4.95% from the stock’s current price. DRE has been the subject of several other research reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Duke Realty from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on... 
 

MarketAxess (NASDAQ:MKTX) Given a $325.00 Price Target at Barclays

MarketAxess (NASDAQ:MKTX) has been assigned a $325.00 target price by equities research analysts at Barclays in a note issued to investors on Friday, TipRanks reports. The firm presently has a “hold” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Barclays‘s price objective would indicate a potential downside of 6.99% from the stock’s previous close. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Argus started coverage on shares of MarketAxess in a report on Thursday, August 29th. They... 
 

Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KPTI) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KPTI) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday, BidAskClub reports. KPTI has been the topic of a number of other reports. Robert W. Baird set a $25.00 price target on Karyopharm Therapeutics and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 24th. HC Wainwright restated a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price target (up from $29.00)... 
 

COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) Upgraded to “Buy” by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of COMSCORE (OTCMKTS:SCOR) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Saturday morning, Zacks.com reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $2.25 price objective on the business services provider’s stock. According to Zacks, “ComScore, Inc. is a global leader in measuring the digital world. This capability is based on a massive, global cross-section of more than two million consumers who have given comScore permission to confidentially capture their browsing and transaction... 
 
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