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MetLife Investment Advisors LLC Trims Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

MetLife Investment Advisors LLC trimmed its position in shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 2.9% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 291,208 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 8,630 shares during the quarter. UnitedHealth Group makes up about 0.7% of MetLife Investment Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th largest holding. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings... 
 

MetLife Investment Advisors LLC Sells 1,998 Shares of PDC Energy Inc (PDCE)

MetLife Investment Advisors LLC lowered its position in shares of PDC Energy Inc (NASDAQ:PDCE) by 6.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 29,272 shares of the energy producer’s stock after selling 1,998 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in PDC Energy were worth $1,435,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

BidaskClub Downgrades Extreme Networks (EXTR) to Hold

BidaskClub lowered shares of Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Thursday morning. EXTR has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Extreme Networks from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $13.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. ValuEngine cut Extreme Networks from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell... 
 

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (VIVO) Position Trimmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced its position in Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) by 4.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 593,906 shares of the company’s stock after selling 29,425 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s holdings in Meridian Bioscience were worth $8,434,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of VIVO. SG Americas Securities... 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Boosts Holdings in SINA Corp (SINA)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of SINA Corp (NASDAQ:SINA) by 126.2% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 82,605 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 46,085 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned approximately 0.12% of SINA worth $8,613,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business.... 
 

Baker Hughes A GE (BHGE) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.22

Headlines about Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE:BHGE) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Baker Hughes A GE earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.512941586391 out of... 
 

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Nucor Co. (NUE) Will Post Earnings of $1.78 Per Share

Wall Street analysts predict that Nucor Co. (NYSE:NUE) will post earnings of $1.78 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Nucor’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $2.21 and the lowest is $1.43. Nucor reported earnings of $1.00 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 78%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 19th. On average, analysts expect that Nucor will report... 
 

Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp Takes $2.72 Million Position in Peabody Energy Co. (BTU)

Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp acquired a new position in shares of Peabody Energy Co. (NYSE:BTU) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 74,600 shares of the coal producer’s stock, valued at approximately $2,723,000. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp owned 0.06% of Peabody Energy at... 
 

Handelsbanken Fonder AB Purchases New Position in Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO)

Handelsbanken Fonder AB purchased a new position in shares of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 23,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $503,000. Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Flowers Foods by 2.9% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,983,444 shares of the company’s stock worth $289,330,000 after... 
 

Broadcom (AVGO) Coverage Initiated at Loop Capital

Loop Capital assumed coverage on shares of Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) in a research note published on Thursday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. The brokerage issued a buy rating and a $306.00 price objective on the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock. AVGO has been the subject of a number of other research reports. BidaskClub upgraded Broadcom from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report on Saturday, June 16th. Benchmark initiated coverage on Broadcom in a report on Friday, June 15th. They issued a buy rating and a $300.00 target price... 
 

Citigroup Inc. Has $212,000 Stake in Glb X FUNDS/Glb X FTSE ARGENTIN (ARGT)

Citigroup Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Glb X FUNDS/Glb X FTSE ARGENTIN (NYSEARCA:ARGT) by 89.7% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,930 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,804 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc. owned about 0.10% of Glb X FUNDS/Glb X FTSE ARGENTIN worth $212,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Jane Street Group LLC... 
 

Head-To-Head Analysis: Luk Fook Holdings (International) (LKFLF) versus Tiffany & Co. (TIF)

Luk Fook Holdings (International) (OTCMKTS: LKFLF) and Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability. Profitability This table compares Luk Fook Holdings (International) and Tiffany & Co.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Luk Fook Holdings (International) N/A N/A N/A Tiffany... 
 

Analyzing WP Carey (WPC) and National Retail Properties (NNN)

WP Carey (NYSE: WPC) and National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation. Dividends WP Carey pays an annual dividend of $4.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.1%. National Retail Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. WP Carey pays out 76.6% of its earnings in the... 
 

Citigroup Inc. Has $233,000 Stake in DXP Enterprises Inc (DXPE)

Citigroup Inc. cut its position in DXP Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:DXPE) by 69.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,990 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 13,429 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in DXP Enterprises were worth $233,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its position... 
 

SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc (SITE) CEO Doug Black Sells 12,000 Shares

SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc (NYSE:SITE) CEO Doug Black sold 12,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.99, for a total transaction of $1,103,880.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 403,228 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $37,092,943.72. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Doug Black also recently made the following trade(s):... 
 

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Cut to Hold at Maxim Group

Maxim Group downgraded shares of Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have $60.00 price objective on the restaurant operator’s stock. “We downgrade shares of The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) to the share price reached our $60 price target yesterday. CAKE’s comp growth is accelerating, and we see renewed margin expansion, buybacks, and potentially an acquisition contributing to at least low-teen EPS growth, but we now believe... 
 

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) PT Raised to $465.00 at Telsey Advisory Group

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) had its price target raised by Telsey Advisory Group from $350.00 to $465.00 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, Marketbeat.com reports. The brokerage currently has a market perform rating on the restaurant operator’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. TheStreet raised shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a report on Thursday, June 14th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $355.00 target price on shares of Chipotle... 
 

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA Sells 24,504 Shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WTW)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA trimmed its position in Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) by 74.6% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,323 shares of the company’s stock after selling 24,504 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings in Weight Watchers International were worth $530,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also recently... 
 

Entravision Communication (EVC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Entravision Communication (NYSE:EVC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Entravision is a diversified media company utilizing a combination of television, radio, outdoor and publishing operations to reach Hispanic consumers in the United States. The company is the largest Univision-affiliated television group in the United States. It owns Univision-affiliated stations in 17 of the top 50 Hispanic markets in the United States.... 
 

ASML’s (ASML) “Sell” Rating Reiterated at DZ Bank

DZ Bank reissued their sell rating on shares of ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) in a research report released on Friday. A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on ASML. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a buy rating on shares of ASML in a research note on Friday, June 15th. Santander lowered shares of ASML from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, March 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ASML from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 20th. Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage... 
 

Entravision Communication (EVC) Downgraded by ValuEngine

ValuEngine downgraded shares of Entravision Communication (NYSE:EVC) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report published on Friday. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on EVC. Noble Financial cut Entravision Communication from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. Zacks Investment Research cut Entravision Communication from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, March 16th. TheStreet cut Entravision Communication from a b- rating to a c rating in... 
 

Baird Financial Group Inc. Lowers Position in Hormel Foods Corp (HRL)

Baird Financial Group Inc. lowered its stake in Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) by 55.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 8,227 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,393 shares during the period. Baird Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Hormel Foods were worth $282,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. IBM Retirement... 
 

Atlantic Trust Group LLC Grows Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)

Atlantic Trust Group LLC increased its position in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) by 41.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 67,952 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after purchasing an additional 19,868 shares during the quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC’s holdings in Marathon Petroleum were worth $4,968,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced... 
 

Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Itron (ITRI)

Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Itron (NASDAQ: ITRI): 6/18/2018 – Itron was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Itron will gain from robust backlog and new contracts reflecting strong industry demand for new technologies. Its Silver Spring acquisition will also aid backlog strength. The integration of Silver Spring is progressing well and the company confirmed $50 million of run rate cost... 
 

Atlantic Trust Group LLC Sells 2,114,270 Shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL)

Atlantic Trust Group LLC decreased its stake in shares of Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) by 98.5% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 31,988 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 2,114,270 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust Group LLC’s holdings in Old Dominion Freight Line were worth $4,701,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in... 
 

JMP Securities Reaffirms Buy Rating for Amazon.com (AMZN)

JMP Securities reiterated their buy rating on shares of Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a buy rating and set a $1,850.00 target price on shares of Amazon.com in a research note on Tuesday, March 13th. Loop Capital set a $1,545.00 price target on shares of Amazon.com and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Wolfe Research raised shares of Amazon.com from a peer perform... 
 

Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. Reduces Stake in Autohome Inc (ATHM)

Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. cut its stake in Autohome Inc (NYSE:ATHM) by 8.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 157,647 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 14,497 shares during the quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Autohome were worth $13,549,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

Tetra Tech (TTEK) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Tetra Tech is enjoying steady top-line momentum and improved operating efficiency resulting from cost-management initiatives. The company also has an impressive earnings surprise history, having beaten estimates thrice over the four trailing quarters. Moreover, the company's robust financial health and diligent capital deployment strategies signal brighter... 
 

Amalgamated Bank Decreases Stake in Best Buy Co Inc (BBY)

Amalgamated Bank lowered its position in Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) by 3.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 31,282 shares of the technology retailer’s stock after selling 1,033 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank’s holdings in Best Buy were worth $2,189,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. SWS Partners bought a new position in shares of Best Buy in the 4th quarter... 
 

BidaskClub Upgrades Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) to “Strong-Buy”

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VNDA) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Thursday morning. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Vanda Pharmaceuticals from a sell rating to a buy rating and set a $17.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, April 20th. Seaport Global Securities reissued a buy rating and issued a $21.00 price objective on shares of Vanda Pharmaceuticals in a research report... 
 

Wave Life Sciences (WVE) Downgraded to “Buy” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Wave Life Sciences (NASDAQ:WVE) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Thursday morning. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on WVE. Leerink Swann boosted their price objective on Wave Life Sciences from $53.00 to $64.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 21st. SunTrust Banks boosted their price objective on Wave Life Sciences to $60.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, March 9th.... 
 

Zai Lab (ZLAB) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Leerink Swann

Leerink Swann began coverage on shares of Zai Lab (NASDAQ:ZLAB) in a report published on Thursday morning, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $43.00 target price on the stock. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Zai Lab from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, June 14th. BidaskClub lowered Zai Lab from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Saturday, June 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine raised Zai Lab from a sell rating... 
 

Ultra Clean (UCTT) Raised to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Ultra Clean (NASDAQ:UCTT) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Friday morning. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine cut Ultra Clean from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Ultra Clean from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Wednesday, February 28th. Cowen restated a hold rating and set a $28.00 target price (down from $32.00) on shares of... 
 

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Raised to “Hold” at BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday morning. WBA has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Walgreens Boots Alliance from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 6th. Barclays began coverage on Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Thursday, March 8th. They issued an equal weight rating and a $76.00 target price for the company. Pivotal Research set a $70.00... 
 

Genco Shipping & Trading (GNK) and Ship Finance International (SFL) Financial Analysis

Genco Shipping & Trading (NYSE: GNK) and Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Genco Shipping & Trading and Ship Finance International, as reported by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating... 
 

Eaton (ETN) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.10

News stories about Eaton (NYSE:ETN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eaton earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.5729914002793 out... 
 

MITIE Grp PLC/ADR (MITFY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of MITIE Grp PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:MITFY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Mitie Group plc provides strategic outsourcing services. The company’s operating segment includes Soft FM, Hard FM, Property Management and Healthcare. Soft FM segment includes cleaning and environmental services, security, catering and front of house services. Hard FM segment includes technical, building maintenance and energy services. Property... 
 

Minds Machines Group (MMX) Earns “Corporate” Rating from FinnCap

Minds Machines Group (LON:MMX)‘s stock had its “corporate” rating reissued by investment analysts at FinnCap in a report issued on Monday. Shares of Minds Machines Group opened at GBX 6.45 ($0.09) on Monday, MarketBeat reports. Minds Machines Group has a 1 year low of GBX 0.10 ($0.00) and a 1 year high of GBX 14 ($0.19). About Minds Machines Group Minds + Machines Group Limited and its subsidiaries own and operate a portfolio of generic top-level domain assets (gTLDs). The Company operates in the domain name industry and provides... 
 

Comparing Inogen (INGN) and Halyard Health (HYH)

Inogen (NASDAQ: INGN) and Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations. Risk and Volatility Inogen has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Halyard Health has a beta of 1.67, suggesting that its share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500. Institutional... 
 

Mizuho Financial Group (MFG) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.11

News headlines about Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE:MFG) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mizuho Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.4410335099949 out... 
 

Unilever (ULVR) Given a GBX 4,000 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 4,000 ($53.26) target price on Unilever (LON:ULVR) in a report published on Friday. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,400 ($58.58) price target on shares of Unilever and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Friday, May 11th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 3,200 ($42.60) price target on shares of Unilever and gave the company a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday,... 
 

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Tenneco Inc (TEN) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $2.55 Billion

Brokerages predict that Tenneco Inc (NYSE:TEN) will post sales of $2.55 billion for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have issued estimates for Tenneco’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $2.62 billion and the lowest is $2.49 billion. Tenneco reported sales of $2.32 billion in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 9.9%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Friday, July 27th. On average, analysts expect that Tenneco will... 
 

Zacks: Brokerages Expect AMETEK, Inc. (AME) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.18 Billion

Brokerages forecast that AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) will announce $1.18 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Seven analysts have made estimates for AMETEK’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $1.17 billion and the highest is $1.19 billion. AMETEK posted sales of $1.06 billion during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 11.3%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, August 1st. According to Zacks, analysts expect that AMETEK... 
 

Anglo American (AAL) Given New GBX 1,960 Price Target at HSBC

Anglo American (LON:AAL) had its target price boosted by HSBC from GBX 1,790 ($23.83) to GBX 1,960 ($26.10) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the mining company’s stock. A number of other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Anglo American to a conviction-buy rating and increased their target price for the stock from GBX 1,400 ($18.64) to GBX 2,300 ($30.62) in a research report on Wednesday, March 14th. Jefferies Financial... 
 

DowDuPont (DWDP) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.15

News articles about DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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. DowDuPont earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.9151627490123 out of 100, indicating that... 
 

Oppenheimer Comments on Comcast Co.’s FY2019 Earnings (CMCSA)

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) – Investment analysts at Oppenheimer reduced their FY2019 earnings estimates for Comcast in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, June 20th. Oppenheimer analyst T. Horan now forecasts that the cable giant will post earnings of $2.71 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $3.76. Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. The cable giant reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.03. Comcast... 
 

EnPro Industries (NPO) Downgraded by TheStreet to “C+”

TheStreet downgraded shares of EnPro Industries (NYSE:NPO) from a b rating to a c+ rating in a report released on Thursday. NPO has been the subject of several other research reports. Oppenheimer reissued a buy rating on shares of EnPro Industries in a report on Wednesday, May 9th. ValuEngine raised EnPro Industries from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, May 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered EnPro Industries from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Tuesday, May 8th. Finally, KeyCorp cut their price target... 
 

Strayer Education (STRA) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub

Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. A number of other research firms have also weighed in on STRA. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $107.00 price objective on shares of Strayer Education in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded Strayer Education from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating... 
 

Virtusa (VRTU) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

Virtusa (NASDAQ:VRTU) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday. Several other analysts have also commented on VRTU. Barrington Research set a $55.00 price target on shares of Virtusa and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 16th. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Virtusa in a research report on Monday, April 23rd. ValuEngine raised... 
 

Panasonic (PCRFY) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Panasonic (OTCMKTS:PCRFY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. The firm currently has a $15.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would indicate a potential upside of 9.65% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “PANASONIC CORPORATION is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial... 
 
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