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Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE:KDP) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Keurig Dr Pepper surpassed the industry since it started trading on NYSE on Jul 10, 2018. The company is poised to gain from DPS’ distribution strategy and solid innovation alongside Keurig's coffee brands and online presence. The combined company’s outlook for 2018 and the longer term suggest strong growth ahead. The company expects to generate deal... 
 

Analysts Expect Bank of Hawaii Co. (BOH) to Post $1.34 EPS

Equities analysts expect Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) to report $1.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for Bank of Hawaii’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.37 and the lowest is $1.30. Bank of Hawaii reported earnings of $1.08 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 24.1%. The firm is expected to announce its next earnings report on Monday, October 22nd. On average, analysts expect that Bank of Hawaii... 
 

Insider Selling: AlarmCom Hldg Inc (ALRM) Insider Sells $22,600.00 in Stock

AlarmCom Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:ALRM) insider Jeffrey A. Bedell sold 400 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.50, for a total transaction of $22,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 438,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $24,752,650. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. NASDAQ:ALRM opened at $57.38 on Friday.... 
 

NEWTEK Business Services (NEWT) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of NEWTEK Business Services (NASDAQ:NEWT) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday. A number of other research firms also recently weighed in on NEWT. Raymond James downgraded shares of NEWTEK Business Services from a market perform rating to an underperform rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 28th. Singular Research reissued a not rated rating on shares of NEWTEK Business Services in a research report on Monday, August 27th. Compass Point set a $19.00 target price on shares... 
 

CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE) Receives $9.00 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Shares of CECO Environmental Corp. (NASDAQ:CECE) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $9.00. CECE has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Needham & Company LLC lifted their... 
 

aTyr Pharma Inc (LIFE) CFO Jill Marie Broadfoot Purchases 26,000 Shares

aTyr Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:LIFE) CFO Jill Marie Broadfoot acquired 26,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $0.73 per share, with a total value of $18,980.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. NASDAQ:LIFE opened at $0.82 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $24.58 million, a PE ratio of -0.44 and a beta of 2.98. aTyr Pharma Inc has a 52 week low of $0.60 and a... 
 

Investors Sell Shares of Boeing (BA) on Strength (BA)

Traders sold shares of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) on strength during trading on Wednesday. $356.92 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $519.21 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $162.29 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Boeing had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Boeing traded up $1.64 for the day and closed at $365.22 Several brokerages have recently weighed in on BA. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $450.00 target price on shares of Boeing in... 
 

Voya Investment Management LLC Boosts Stake in PG&E Co. (PCG)

Voya Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in PG&E Co. (NYSE:PCG) by 14.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 275,733 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 33,955 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC’s holdings in PG&E were worth $11,735,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought... 
 

Swiss National Bank Takes $299,000 Position in Independence Holding (IHC)

Swiss National Bank purchased a new position in Independence Holding (NYSE:IHC) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 9,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $299,000. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.06% of Independence as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other large investors have also recently made changes... 
 

Swiss National Bank Boosts Stake in Green Brick Partners Inc (GRBK)

Swiss National Bank lifted its stake in shares of Green Brick Partners Inc (NASDAQ:GRBK) by 42.9% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 39,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 11,700 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank’s holdings in Green Brick Partners were worth $382,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Monarch Partners... 
 

Snap-on Incorporated (SNA) Shares Sold by Voya Investment Management LLC

Voya Investment Management LLC cut its holdings in shares of Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA) by 10.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 64,221 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,124 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Snap-on were worth $10,321,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Raymond James Trust N.A. lifted its holdings in ... 
 

Interface (TILE) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

BidaskClub lowered shares of Interface (NASDAQ:TILE) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Thursday morning. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. ValuEngine cut Interface from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, May 24th. Longbow Research raised Interface from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $30.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Interface... 
 

Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV Sells 39,015 Shares of Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP)

Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV lessened its stake in shares of Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEARCA:AMLP) by 46.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 44,943 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 39,015 shares during the quarter. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV’s holdings in Alerian MLP ETF were worth $454,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors... 
 

Nomura Holdings Inc. Buys 20,586 Shares of Fastenal (FAST)

Nomura Holdings Inc. lifted its stake in Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) by 64.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 52,704 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 20,586 shares during the quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Fastenal were worth $2,537,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Fastenal... 
 

Nomura Holdings Inc. Trims Holdings in New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (EDU)

Nomura Holdings Inc. reduced its holdings in shares of New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (NYSE:EDU) by 61.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 39,584 shares of the company’s stock after selling 62,294 shares during the period. Nomura Holdings Inc.’s holdings in New Oriental Education & Tech Grp were worth $2,917,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions... 
 

$40.10 Million in Sales Expected for Vertex Energy Inc (VTNR) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect Vertex Energy Inc (NASDAQ:VTNR) to report $40.10 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Vertex Energy’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $39.20 million and the highest is $41.00 million. Vertex Energy posted sales of $32.47 million during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 23.5%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings results on Tuesday, November 6th. On average, analysts expect that... 
 

Nike Inc (NKE) EVP Monique S. Matheson Sells 17,000 Shares of Stock

Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) EVP Monique S. Matheson sold 17,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.00, for a total value of $1,445,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 104,737 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,902,645. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. NKE stock traded up $0.16 during trading on Friday, reaching... 
 

MAXIMUS, Inc. (MMS) Vice Chairman Richard A. Montoni Sells 44,002 Shares

MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) Vice Chairman Richard A. Montoni sold 44,002 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.99, for a total transaction of $2,859,689.98. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 493,476 shares in the company, valued at approximately $32,071,005.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. MMS traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $65.22. 5,759 shares... 
 

FirstCash Inc (FCFS) Shares Bought by WINTON GROUP Ltd

WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its holdings in FirstCash Inc (NYSE:FCFS) by 1,284.3% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 103,491 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after buying an additional 96,015 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd’s holdings in FirstCash were worth $9,299,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of FCFS. Eagle Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of FirstCash by 134.7%... 
 

tronc (TRNC) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Friday. According to Zacks, “Tronc, Inc. is a media company. The Company offers sports, entertainment, business, real estate and travel news and information primarily in the United States. Its portfolio of news and information brands includes daily and weekly titles, digital properties and verticals in markets. Tronc, Inc., formerly known as Tribune Publishing Company, is based in CHICAGO, United... 
 

FMC Corp (FMC) Stake Lowered by MetLife Investment Advisors LLC

MetLife Investment Advisors LLC lowered its holdings in FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) by 2.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 39,598 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 827 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in FMC were worth $3,533,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented... 
 

Tate & Lyle (TATE) Given a GBX 700 Price Target by Credit Suisse Group Analysts

Tate & Lyle (LON:TATE) has been assigned a GBX 700 ($9.12) price target by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price target indicates a potential upside of 8.16% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on TATE. Liberum Capital upped their price target on Tate & Lyle from GBX 850 ($11.07) to GBX 900 ($11.72) and... 
 

Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Monday morning. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on ELS. Wells Fargo & Co raised their price target on shares of Equity Lifestyle Properties from $95.00 to $104.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a report on Friday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Equity Lifestyle Properties from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 25th. One... 
 

General Mills (GIS) PT Set at $47.00 by Piper Jaffray Companies

General Mills (NYSE:GIS) has been assigned a $47.00 price objective by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies’ price target points to a potential upside of 5.93% from the company’s previous close. Piper Jaffray Companies also issued estimates for General Mills’ Q3 2019 earnings at $0.74 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $0.81 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $3.09 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.83 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings... 
 

Vickesh Myer Sells 3,000 Shares of Editas Medicine Inc (EDIT) Stock

Editas Medicine Inc (NASDAQ:EDIT) CTO Vickesh Myer sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.33, for a total value of $96,990.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief technology officer now directly owns 3,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $96,990. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Vickesh Myer also recently... 
 

Canadian Natural Resource (CNQ) Downgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to Outperform

Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Canadian Natural Resource (TSE:CNQ) (NYSE:CNQ) from a top pick rating to an outperform rating in a research report released on Thursday. They currently have C$55.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of C$58.00. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Canadian Natural Resource from C$55.00 to C$59.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 11th. CSFB upped their target price on shares of... 
 

Point72 Asset Management L.P. Sells 1,574,384 Shares of Chemours Co (CC)

Point72 Asset Management L.P. decreased its position in shares of Chemours Co (NYSE:CC) by 96.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 59,500 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 1,574,384 shares during the quarter. Point72 Asset Management L.P.’s holdings in Chemours were worth $2,639,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought... 
 

Point72 Asset Management L.P. Has $2.92 Million Holdings in Aptiv PLC (APTV)

Point72 Asset Management L.P. decreased its holdings in Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV) by 88.2% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 31,900 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 239,400 shares during the period. Point72 Asset Management L.P.’s holdings in Aptiv were worth $2,923,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of APTV. Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Aptiv... 
 

Paloma Partners Management Co Has $781,000 Stake in iKang Healthcare Group Inc (KANG)

Paloma Partners Management Co cut its position in iKang Healthcare Group Inc (NASDAQ:KANG) by 46.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 38,152 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 33,683 shares during the quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co’s holdings in iKang Healthcare Group were worth $781,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company.... 
 

AmerisourceBergen’s (ABC) “Neutral” Rating Reaffirmed at Mizuho

Mizuho reiterated their neutral rating on shares of AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC) in a research report released on Wednesday. ABC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine upgraded AmerisourceBergen from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday. Robert W. Baird reiterated a hold rating and set a $89.00 price objective on shares of AmerisourceBergen in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on AmerisourceBergen from $97.00 to $88.00 and set an... 
 

Intelsat SA (I) Holdings Increased by Rhumbline Advisers

Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in Intelsat SA (NYSE:I) by 11.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 39,476 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,206 shares during the quarter. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in Intelsat were worth $658,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

MindCoin (MND) 24-Hour Volume Hits $0.00

MindCoin (CURRENCY:MND) traded flat against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 10:00 AM ET on September 21st. MindCoin has a total market cap of $44,691.00 and $0.00 worth of MindCoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last week, MindCoin has traded up 2% against the U.S. dollar. One MindCoin coin can now be purchased for approximately $0.0028 or 0.00000043 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Here is how similar cryptocurrencies have performed during the last day: AC3 (AC3) traded down 10.4% against the dollar... 
 

wys Token Price Reaches $0.0196 on Top Exchanges (WYS)

wys Token (CURRENCY:WYS) traded 2.3% lower against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 10:00 AM ET on September 21st. wys Token has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and $262.00 worth of wys Token was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last seven days, wys Token has traded down 18% against the U.S. dollar. One wys Token token can now be purchased for $0.0196 or 0.00000292 BTC on exchanges. Here is how other cryptocurrencies have performed during the last day: XRP (XRP) traded up 61% against the dollar and now... 
 

iShares Europe ETF (IEV) Shares Sold by Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI

Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI lowered its stake in shares of iShares Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:IEV) by 82.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 18,119 shares of the company’s stock after selling 86,704 shares during the period. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI’s holdings in iShares Europe ETF were worth $810,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Morgan Stanley... 
 

Direxion Daily Semiconductors Bear 3x Shares (SOXS) Holdings Trimmed by Tower Research Capital LLC TRC

Tower Research Capital LLC TRC cut its holdings in shares of Direxion Daily Semiconductors Bear 3x Shares (NYSEARCA:SOXS) by 76.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 62,384 shares of the company’s stock after selling 200,804 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC owned about 0.91% of Direxion Daily Semiconductors Bear 3x Shares worth $714,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

Foamix Pharmaceuticals (FOMX) Shares Up 7.1%

Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NASDAQ:FOMX)’s share price shot up 7.1% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $5.70 and last traded at $5.56. 1,311,670 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 330% from the average session volume of 305,057 shares. The stock had previously closed at $5.19. Several research firms have recently issued reports on FOMX. Zacks Investment Research raised Foamix Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.75 target price on the stock... 
 

Tigercoin Price Tops $0.0032 on Top Exchanges (TGC)

Tigercoin (CURRENCY:TGC) traded flat against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 9:00 AM E.T. on September 21st. In the last week, Tigercoin has traded 8.4% lower against the U.S. dollar. Tigercoin has a total market cap of $138,026.00 and approximately $3.00 worth of Tigercoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Tigercoin coin can now be bought for approximately $0.0032 or 0.00000047 BTC on exchanges. Here is how related cryptocurrencies have performed in the last 24 hours: Fusion (FSN) traded 10.2% higher against... 
 

Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) Earns Hold Rating from Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley reissued their hold rating on shares of Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $17.50 price target on the bank’s stock, down from their prior price target of $17.75. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. BidaskClub raised Huntington Bancshares from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, June 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Huntington Bancshares from a hold rating to a buy rating and set... 
 

Exane Asset Management Purchases 4,388 Shares of eBay Inc (EBAY)

Exane Asset Management lifted its position in shares of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) by 418.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,436 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,388 shares during the period. Exane Asset Management’s holdings in eBay were worth $197,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

Semtech Co. (SMTC) SVP Sells $517,020.00 in Stock

Semtech Co. (NASDAQ:SMTC) SVP James Jungsup Kim sold 8,617 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.00, for a total transaction of $517,020.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 54,842 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,290,520. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. James Jungsup Kim also recently made... 
 

Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV Raises Holdings in Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3x Shares (LABU)

Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV grew its position in shares of Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3x Shares (NYSEARCA:LABU) by 6,519.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 39,583 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 38,985 shares during the quarter. Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV owned approximately 0.76% of Direxion Daily S&P Biotech Bull 3x Shares worth $432,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds... 
 

M Holdings Securities Inc. Raises Stake in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

M Holdings Securities Inc. lifted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) by 28.7% during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 51,936 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 11,595 shares during the period. M Holdings Securities Inc.’s holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $2,278,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Clarus Wealth Advisors acquired a new position in shares of The Coca-Cola during... 
 

Morgan Stanley Has $110.34 Million Holdings in First Data Corp (FDC)

Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in First Data Corp (NYSE:FDC) by 55.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,272,016 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,872,656 shares during the quarter. Morgan Stanley’s holdings in First Data were worth $110,343,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Point72... 
 

Vista Gold (VGZ) Given a $3.00 Price Target by HC Wainwright Analysts

Vista Gold (NYSEAMERICAN:VGZ) (TSE:VGZ) has been given a $3.00 target price by research analysts at HC Wainwright in a research note issued on Friday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the basic materials company’s stock. HC Wainwright’s price objective points to a potential upside of 490.55% from the company’s previous close. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vista Gold from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $0.75 price objective on the stock in a... 
 

Eland Oil & Gas (ELA) Earns “Buy” Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt restated their buy rating on shares of Eland Oil & Gas (LON:ELA) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. Separately, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 170 ($2.21) target price on shares of Eland Oil & Gas in a research report on Friday, August 17th. ELA stock opened at GBX 116.78 ($1.52) on Tuesday. Eland Oil & Gas has a 12-month low of GBX 44.30 ($0.58) and a 12-month high of GBX 91.62 ($1.19). In other Eland Oil & Gas news, insider Henry Arthur John Turcan purchased 9,477... 
 

Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) by 14.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 214,826 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 27,619 shares during the quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned 0.45% of Ameris Bancorp worth $11,461,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also recently made changes... 
 

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) by 9.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 614,885 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 50,581 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust were worth $11,677,000 as of its most recent filing with... 
 

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) Shares Bought by Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI

Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:EEM) by 98.8% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 5,875 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 2,920 shares during the period. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI’s holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF were worth $255,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Well... 
 

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Masimo Co. (MASI) Will Post Earnings of $0.68 Per Share

Equities analysts forecast that Masimo Co. (NASDAQ:MASI) will post $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Three analysts have provided estimates for Masimo’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.67 and the highest is $0.69. Masimo reported earnings per share of $0.70 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 2.9%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings report on Tuesday, October 30th. According to Zacks,... 
 

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Cypress Semiconductor Put Options (CY)

Cypress Semiconductor Co. (NASDAQ:CY) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock traders purchased 13,609 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 807% compared to the typical daily volume of 1,500 put options. A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the company. TheStreet upgraded Cypress Semiconductor from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Friday, July 27th. Craig Hallum lifted their target price on Cypress Semiconductor from $23.00 to $25.00... 
 
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