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Wisdom Tree Investments Inc (NASDAQ:WETF) Short Interest Update

Wisdom Tree Investments Inc (NASDAQ:WETF) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,970,000 shares, an increase of 7.0% from the June 15th total of 7,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,320,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.0 days. Approximately 6.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake... 
 

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Encore Wire Co. (NASDAQ:WIRE) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 212,700 shares, an increase of 7.6% from the June 15th total of 197,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 122,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in Encore Wire... 
 

Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Blucora, Inc. provides technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals. The company’s products and services consist of tax preparation and wealth management, through TaxAct and HD Vest. TaxAct provides digital tax preparation solution for individuals, business owners and tax professionals.... 
 

Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $23.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would indicate a potential upside of 15.93% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Builders FirstSource is a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction... 
 

BioNano Genomics (NASDAQ:BNGO) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

BioNano Genomics (NASDAQ:BNGO) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “BioNano Genomics, Inc. operates as a life sciences instrumentation company in the genome analysis space. The Company offers proprietary nanochannel chips, automated imaging instrument, integrated primary and secondary software, and application specific reagents. BioNano Genomics, Inc. is based in San Diego, United States. “ Several... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Cellectis (NASDAQ:CLLS) to Hold

Cellectis (NASDAQ:CLLS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Cellectis SA is a gene-editing company. The company focused on developing immunotherapies based on gene edited engineered CAR-T cells. Cellectis SA is based in Paris, France. “ A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the company. Robert W. Baird decreased their price target on Cellectis from $28.00 to $21.00 and... 
 

Barclays Initiates Coverage on ASM International (OTCMKTS:ASMIY)

Barclays started coverage on shares of ASM International (OTCMKTS:ASMIY) in a research note issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The brokerage set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Kepler Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASM International in a research report on Thursday, April 23rd. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of ASM International in a research report on Friday, April 24th. Shares of OTCMKTS:ASMIY... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) to “Buy”

National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The firm presently has a $32.00 target price on the bank’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective points to a potential upside of 18.96% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “National Bankshares, Inc. is a bank holding company. Except for a separate investment portfolio, Bankshares conducts all of its business... 
 

Ascential (LON:ASCL) PT Raised to GBX 285 at Barclays

Ascential (LON:ASCL) had its price objective raised by equities research analysts at Barclays from GBX 265 ($3.26) to GBX 285 ($3.51) in a research note issued on Tuesday, Stock Target Advisor reports. The brokerage currently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Barclays‘s target price would suggest a potential downside of 1.11% from the stock’s current price. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Berenberg Bank lowered their price target on shares of Ascential from GBX 300 ($3.69) to GBX... 
 

Antofagasta (LON:ANTO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

Antofagasta (LON:ANTO)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by Peel Hunt in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. UBS Group lifted their target price on shares of Antofagasta from GBX 830 ($10.21) to GBX 900 ($11.08) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on shares of Antofagasta from GBX 660 ($8.12)... 
 

Acacia Communications (NASDAQ:ACIA) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Acacia Communications (NASDAQ:ACIA) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Acacia Communications, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets communication equipments. The Company offers coherent optical interconnect products for cloud infrastructure operators and content and communication service providers. It operates primarily in the Americas, Europe, the... 
 

Peel Hunt Reiterates “Add” Rating for Assura (LON:AGR)

Assura (LON:AGR)‘s stock had its “add” rating reissued by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports. A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on AGR. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price target on Assura from GBX 81 ($1.00) to GBX 83 ($1.02) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 8th. Berenberg Bank raised their target price on Assura from GBX 75 ($0.92) to GBX 80 ($0.98) and gave the company... 
 

Sally Beauty (NYSE:SBH) vs. Match Group (NYSE:MTCH) Head to Head Comparison

Sally Beauty (NYSE:SBH) and Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations. Volatility and Risk Sally Beauty has a beta of 1.26, indicating that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Match Group has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Valuation... 
 

EUTELSAT COMMUN/S (OTCMKTS:ETCMY) Rating Reiterated by Barclays

EUTELSAT COMMUN/S (OTCMKTS:ETCMY)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Barclays in a report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on ETCMY. Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of EUTELSAT COMMUN/S in a report on Tuesday, June 16th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of EUTELSAT COMMUN/S in a report on Friday, April 17th. Berenberg Bank ... 
 

Hochschild Mining (OTCMKTS:HCHDF) Earns “Sector Perform” Rating from Royal Bank of Canada

Hochschild Mining (OTCMKTS:HCHDF)‘s stock had its “sector perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Peel Hunt cut shares of Hochschild Mining to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Hochschild Mining in a research note on Thursday, April 30th. Berenberg... 
 

JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR (OTCMKTS:JBAXY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by UBS Group

JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR (OTCMKTS:JBAXY)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by UBS Group in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR in a research note on Wednesday, May 20th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating on shares of JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR in a research note on Thursday, June 25th. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “buy”... 
 

Pi Financial Reiterates “Buy” Rating for Jaguar Mining (OTCMKTS:JAGGF)

Jaguar Mining (OTCMKTS:JAGGF)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by stock analysts at Pi Financial in a report released on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.com reports. Shares of OTCMKTS:JAGGF opened at $0.48 on Tuesday. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $0.30 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $0.20. The stock has a market capitalization of $268.53 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 48.00 and a beta of 2.46. Jaguar Mining has a 12-month low of $0.05 and a 12-month high of $0.52. Jaguar Mining (OTCMKTS:JAGGF)... 
 

Morgan Stanley Reiterates “Underweight” Rating for Imperial Tobacco Group (OTCMKTS:IMBBY)

Imperial Tobacco Group (OTCMKTS:IMBBY)‘s stock had its “underweight” rating reissued by stock analysts at Morgan Stanley in a report released on Tuesday, The Fly reports. IMBBY has been the topic of a number of other reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Imperial Tobacco Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 27th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group in a report on Monday, March 30th. Zacks Investment Research... 
 

JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR’s (JBAXY) Overweight Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR (OTCMKTS:JBAXY)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reiterated by equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on JBAXY. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR in a research report on Tuesday. Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating on shares of JULIUS BAER GRP/ADR in a research report on Thursday, June... 
 

UBS Group Reiterates Neutral Rating for JCDecaux (OTCMKTS:JCDXF)

JCDecaux (OTCMKTS:JCDXF)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by equities research analysts at UBS Group in a report released on Tuesday, The Fly reports. JCDXF has been the topic of several other reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating on shares of JCDecaux in a report on Wednesday, June 10th. Morgan Stanley restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of JCDecaux in a report on Wednesday, May 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued... 
 

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT) Upgraded at ValuEngine

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE:SKT) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, ValuEngine reports. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Bank of America cut shares of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $11.00 to $5.50 in a research report on Monday, March... 
 

Servicesource International (NASDAQ:SREV) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Servicesource International (NASDAQ:SREV) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “ServiceSource provides a suite of cloud applications for service revenue management. The Company provides end-to-end management and optimization of the service contract renewals process, including data management, quoting, selling and service revenue business intelligence. Its solution is based on the... 
 

Critical Comparison: City (NASDAQ:CHCO) & Akbank T.A.S. (NASDAQ:AKBTY)

City (NASDAQ:CHCO) and Akbank T.A.S. (OTCMKTS:AKBTY) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and earnings. Institutional & Insider Ownership 67.6% of City shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Akbank T.A.S. shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of City shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is... 
 

Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) versus Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ:SASR) Head-To-Head Contrast

Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) and Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ:SASR) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Guaranty Bancshares and Sandy Spring Bancorp, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Guaranty Bancshares 0 1 1 0 2.50 Sandy... 
 

Comparing Halma (OTCMKTS:HLMAF) and WILMAR INTL LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:WLMIY)

WILMAR INTL LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:WLMIY) and Halma (OTCMKTS:HLMAF) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings. Risk & Volatility WILMAR INTL LTD/ADR has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Halma has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than... 
 

BRT Apartments (NYSE:BRT) & MGM Growth Properties (NYSE:MGP) Head-To-Head Survey

MGM Growth Properties (NYSE:MGP) and BRT Apartments (NYSE:BRT) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk. Dividends MGM Growth Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.95 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.4%. BRT Apartments pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.5%. MGM Growth Properties pays out 83.7% of its earnings... 
 

Critical Contrast: Lipocine (NASDAQ:LPCN) vs. Otonomy (NASDAQ:OTIC)

Otonomy (NASDAQ:OTIC) and Lipocine (NASDAQ:LPCN) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Otonomy and Lipocine, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Otonomy 0 0 4 0 3.00 Lipocine 0 1 1 0 2.50 Otonomy... 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates “Neutral” Rating for PRYSMIAN SPA/ADR (OTCMKTS:PRYMY)

PRYSMIAN SPA/ADR (OTCMKTS:PRYMY)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on PRYMY. Credit Suisse Group lowered PRYSMIAN SPA/ADR from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, April 24th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of PRYSMIAN SPA/ADR in a research report... 
 

Saipem (OTCMKTS:SAPMF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Saipem (OTCMKTS:SAPMF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Saipem S.p.A. provides drilling services as well as engineering, procurement, construction and installation of pipelines and complex projects, onshore and offshore primarily in the oil & gas market. Saipem S.p.A. is headquartered in Milan, Italy. “ Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on SAPMF. Jefferies... 
 

Emerald Expositions Events (NYSE:EEX) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Emerald Expositions Events (NYSE:EEX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Emerald Holding Inc. organizes business to business trade shows. The Company operates live events, as well as offers other marketing services, including digital media and print publications. It serves sports, technology, jewelry, construction and other sectors principally in the United States. Emerald Holding Inc., formerly... 
 

Euronav (NYSE:EURN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Euronav (NYSE:EURN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Euronav is a tanker company. It owns, operates and manages a fleet of vessels for the transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products. The company also offers ship management services. It operates primarily in Europe and Asia. Euronav is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium. “ Other equities analysts also recently... 
 

Evans Bancorp (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Evans Bancorp (NYSEAMERICAN:EVBN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Evans Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company and conducts its business through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Evans National Bank and the Bank’s wholly-owned subsidiaries, ENB Associates Inc. and M&W Agency, Inc. The principal business of the Company, is commercial banking and consists of, among other things, attracting... 
 

Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The firm currently has a $35.00 price target on the construction company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price indicates a potential upside of 8.70% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “Century Communities, Inc. is a home building and construction company. Its activities comprise land acquisition, development,... 
 

adidas (FRA:ADS) PT Set at €215.00 by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

adidas (FRA:ADS) received a €215.00 ($241.57) target price from investment analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report released on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm currently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.‘s price objective points to a potential downside of 9.09% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on ADS. Royal Bank of Canada set a €260.00 ($292.13) price objective on shares of adidas and gave the company... 
 

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (ETR:FME) PT Set at €82.50 by Warburg Research

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (ETR:FME) has been given a €82.50 ($92.70) target price by research analysts at Warburg Research in a report released on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. Warburg Research’s price target points to a potential upside of 9.27% from the company’s current price. Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on FME. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €69.50 ($78.09) target price on shares of Fresenius Medical Care AG &... 
 

Deutsche Boerse (ETR:DB1) Given a €170.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Deutsche Boerse (ETR:DB1) received a €170.00 ($191.01) price objective from JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Tuesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.‘s target price would indicate a potential upside of 2.07% from the company’s previous close. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Warburg Research set a €143.00 ($160.67) price objective on shares of Deutsche Boerse and gave the company a “neutral”... 
 

Hong Kong Television Network (OTCMKTS:HKTVY) & Cincinnati Bell (OTCMKTS:CBB) Critical Comparison

Hong Kong Television Network (OTCMKTS:HKTVY) and Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and earnings. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Hong Kong Television Network and Cincinnati Bell’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings... 
 

First of Long Island (NASDAQ:FLIC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

First of Long Island (NASDAQ:FLIC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The firm presently has a $17.00 price target on the bank’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.26% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “The First of Long Island Corporation is a one-bank holding company. “ A number of other equities analysts... 
 

Morgan Stanley Reiterates Overweight Rating for SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR (OTCMKTS:SWMAY)

SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR (OTCMKTS:SWMAY)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by investment analysts at Morgan Stanley in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on SWMAY. Barclays restated an “overweight” rating on shares of SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR in a research report on Wednesday, April 29th. Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating on shares of SWEDISH MATCH A/ADR in a research report on Thursday, April 30th. Goldman Sachs... 
 

UBS Group Reiterates Neutral Rating for Subsea 7 (OTCMKTS:SUBCY)

Subsea 7 (OTCMKTS:SUBCY)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating restated by stock analysts at UBS Group in a research note issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. Several other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Subsea 7 from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Subsea 7 from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 1st. Finally, Goldman Sachs... 
 

Chaparral Energy (NYSE:CHAP) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Chaparral Energy (NYSE:CHAP) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Chaparral Energy, Inc. engages in the oil and natural gas exploration and production. It focuses on deposits of Stack, Meramec and Osage, Oswego, and Woodford located in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Chaparral Energy, Inc. is headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK. “ Separately, Roth Capital cut Chaparral Energy from... 
 

Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Chefs’ Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Chefs’ Warehouse Holdings, LLC is a distributor of specialty food products in the United States. The Company is focused on serving the specific needs of chefs who own and/or operate restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools and specialty food stores. Its product... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH) to Hold

Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Meta Financial Group, Inc. is the holding company for federally chartered savings bank MetaBank, Member FDIC. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, S.D., MetaBank operates in both the Banking and Payments industries: MetaBank, its retail banking division; Meta Payment Systems, its electronic payments division; AFS/IBEX, its... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) to Strong-Buy

Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $52.00 price objective on the basic materials company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 16.83% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. is primarily engaged in the production, grading, packing... 
 

Jefferies Financial Group Comments on Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC’s FY2020 Earnings (OTCMKTS:MYSRF)

Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC (OTCMKTS:MYSRF) – Research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group dropped their FY2020 earnings estimates for shares of Moneysupermarket.com Group in a research report issued on Saturday, July 4th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst G. Thorne now anticipates that the company will earn $0.18 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $0.22. A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on MYSRF. Barclays raised shares of Moneysupermarket.com Group from an “equal weight”... 
 

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSEAMERICAN:BHB) Short Interest Down 9.2% in June

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSEAMERICAN:BHB) saw a significant drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 171,800 shares, a drop of 9.2% from the June 15th total of 189,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 59,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. In other news, CEO Curtis C. Simard purchased 2,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 13th. The shares were acquired at an average... 
 

Short Interest in IMPAC Mortgage Holdings, Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:IMH) Declines By 8.9%

IMPAC Mortgage Holdings, Inc (NYSEAMERICAN:IMH) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 79,300 shares, a drop of 8.9% from the June 15th total of 87,000 shares. Currently, 0.6% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 102,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days. Shares of IMH opened at $1.46 on Thursday. IMPAC Mortgage has a twelve month low of $1.31 and a twelve month high of $8.03. IMPAC Mortgage (NYSEAMERICAN:IMH)... 
 

Slate Retail REIT (TSE:SRT.UN) Given a C$8.50 Price Target by Scotiabank Analysts

Slate Retail REIT (TSE:SRT.UN) received a C$8.50 price objective from research analysts at Scotiabank in a report released on Tuesday, BayStreet.CA reports. The brokerage presently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Scotiabank’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 7.21% from the company’s previous close. Separately, BMO Capital Markets cut their target price on Slate Retail REIT from C$9.00 to C$6.50 in a research report on Monday, May 4th. SRT.UN stock opened at C$9.16 on Tuesday. The firm has a... 
 

Lee Hsien Yang Acquires 352 Shares of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (LON:RR) Stock

Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (LON:RR) insider Lee Hsien Yang bought 352 shares of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 279 ($3.43) per share, with a total value of £982.08 ($1,208.57). Lee Hsien Yang also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, June 8th, Lee Hsien Yang bought 268 shares of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 366 ($4.50) per share, with a total value of £980.88 ($1,207.09). On Thursday, May 7th,... 
 

DNB Asset Management AS Acquires 10,055 Shares of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)

DNB Asset Management AS boosted its holdings in shares of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) by 9.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 116,358 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,055 shares during the quarter. DNB Asset Management AS’s holdings in Mastercard were worth $34,407,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold... 
 
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