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Heartland Advisors Inc. Reduces Stake in CPI Aero (CVU)

Heartland Advisors Inc. trimmed its position in CPI Aero (NYSEAMERICAN:CVU) by 0.8% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 644,600 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 5,400 shares during the quarter. Heartland Advisors Inc. owned 0.07% of CPI Aero worth $6,285,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in CVU. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of CPI Aero by 19.2%... 
 

BB&T (BBT) Stake Lessened by New York State Common Retirement Fund

New York State Common Retirement Fund decreased its holdings in BB&T (NYSE:BBT) by 4.7% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,005,137 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 99,742 shares during the quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund’s holdings in BB&T were worth $104,347,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Delpha Capital... 
 

Colu Local Network Reaches Market Capitalization of $4.25 Million (CLN)

Colu Local Network (CURRENCY:CLN) traded 1.3% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 13:00 PM Eastern on May 27th. Colu Local Network has a market cap of $4.25 million and approximately $106,612.00 worth of Colu Local Network was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last week, Colu Local Network has traded flat against the U.S. dollar. One Colu Local Network token can now be purchased for approximately $0.0512 or 0.00000698 BTC on major exchanges including IDEX and Liqui. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies... 
 

Vishay Precision Group (VPG) versus Hubbell (HUBB) Head to Head Analysis

Hubbell (NYSE: HUBB) and Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Hubbell and Vishay Precision Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Hubbell $3.67 billion 1.65 $243.10... 
 

Reviewing Nicholas Financial (NICK) and CPI Card Group (PMTS)

Nicholas Financial (NASDAQ: NICK) and CPI Card Group (NASDAQ:PMTS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Nicholas Financial and CPI Card Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Nicholas Financial $90.47... 
 

LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC Sells 833 Shares of FedEx Co. (FDX)

LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC trimmed its position in shares of FedEx Co. (NYSE:FDX) by 10.8% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 6,912 shares of the shipping service provider’s stock after selling 833 shares during the quarter. FedEx comprises about 1.3% of LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 25th largest holding. LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC’s holdings in FedEx were worth $1,660,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other... 
 

Bio-Techne (TECH) Shares Bought by Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its position in Bio-Techne (NASDAQ:TECH) by 3.1% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 11,640 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after buying an additional 350 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan’s holdings in Bio-Techne were worth $1,758,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings... 
 

61,940 Shares in Triple-S Management Co. (GTS) Purchased by Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan bought a new stake in Triple-S Management Co. (NYSE:GTS) in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor bought 61,940 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,619,000. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Citadel Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Triple-S Management by 68.0% in the fourth quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 109,806 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,729,000... 
 

New York State Common Retirement Fund Sells 334,000 Shares of Ford Motor (F)

New York State Common Retirement Fund lessened its stake in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 3.2% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 10,014,468 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after selling 334,000 shares during the quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $110,960,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional... 
 

$0.81 Earnings Per Share Expected for Kennametal (KMT) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect Kennametal (NYSE:KMT) to report earnings per share of $0.81 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Kennametal’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.84 and the lowest is $0.79. Kennametal reported earnings of $0.56 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 44.6%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Kennametal... 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $370.38 Million Position in NiSource (NI)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. lessened its position in shares of NiSource (NYSE:NI) by 23.8% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 15,490,620 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 4,844,961 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s holdings in NiSource were worth $370,381,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of NI. Optimum Investment Advisors purchased a new position in NiSource... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact BeyondSpring (BYSI) Share Price

Press coverage about BeyondSpring (NASDAQ:BYSI) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern rates 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BeyondSpring earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 44.3184095168041 out of 100, meaning that recent... 
 

Navigator (NVGS) Receives News Impact Score of 0.12

Press coverage about Navigator (NYSE:NVGS) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern rates 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Navigator earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the shipping company an impact score of 45.9993916131523 out of 100, meaning that recent... 
 

Morningstar Investment Services LLC Has $837,000 Holdings in Credit Suisse Group (CS)

Morningstar Investment Services LLC grew its holdings in shares of Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS) by 25.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 49,878 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,076 shares during the period. Morningstar Investment Services LLC’s holdings in Credit Suisse Group were worth $837,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors... 
 

Lumber Liquidators (LL) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.09

News articles about Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lumber Liquidators earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 49.9620633373353... 
 

Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect TransMontaigne (TLP) Share Price

News headlines about TransMontaigne (NYSE:TLP) have been trending positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TransMontaigne earned a daily sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the pipeline company an impact score of 46.6853949765191 out... 
 

Thomas White International Ltd. Sells 13,459 Shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG)

Thomas White International Ltd. trimmed its holdings in Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) by 74.6% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 4,585 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 13,459 shares during the period. Thomas White International Ltd.’s holdings in Scotts Miracle-Gro were worth $393,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. lifted its... 
 

WBI Investments Inc. Buys Shares of 23,119 Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI)

WBI Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor acquired 23,119 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $360,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Owens & Minor by 22.9% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,198,893 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,492,000... 
 

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan Purchases 350 Shares of NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)

Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan grew its position in shares of NVIDIA Co. (NASDAQ:NVDA) by 1.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 31,040 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 350 shares during the quarter. NVIDIA makes up about 0.3% of Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan’s portfolio, making the stock its 27th biggest holding. Municipal Employees... 
 

Sowell Financial Services LLC Sells 879 Shares of Baxter International (BAX)

Sowell Financial Services LLC decreased its position in Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) by 12.3% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,269 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after selling 879 shares during the period. Sowell Financial Services LLC’s holdings in Baxter International were worth $442,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares... 
 

28,992 Shares in Old Republic International (ORI) Purchased by WBI Investments Inc.

WBI Investments Inc. bought a new position in shares of Old Republic International (NYSE:ORI) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 28,992 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $622,000. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bessemer Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Old Republic International during the 4th quarter worth about $145,000. SeaCrest Wealth Management... 
 

Spark Investment Management LLC Raises Holdings in Progress Software (PRGS)

Spark Investment Management LLC grew its stake in Progress Software (NASDAQ:PRGS) by 31.3% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 78,800 shares of the software maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,800 shares during the period. Spark Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Progress Software were worth $3,029,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Federated Investors Inc. PA raised... 
 

Brokerages Set Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Price Target at $24.00

Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the seven brokerages that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, two have assigned a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $24.00. A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock.... 
 

Matarin Capital Management LLC Purchases Shares of 8,109 Magellan Health (MGLN)

Matarin Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Magellan Health (NASDAQ:MGLN) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 8,109 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $868,000. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Magellan Health by 20.8% in the fourth quarter. Meadow... 
 

Matarin Capital Management LLC Invests $1.28 Million in Denbury Resources (DNR) Stock

Matarin Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR) in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund bought 466,254 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,278,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of DNR. Millennium Management LLC boosted its stake in Denbury Resources by 314.1% in the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 3,410,876 shares of the oil and natural gas company’s... 
 

Matarin Capital Management LLC Buys Shares of 42,582 Citizens Financial Group (CFG)

Matarin Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm bought 42,582 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $1,788,000. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Citizens Financial Group by 128.4% in the 4th quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 3,148 shares of the bank’s stock worth $132,000 after purchasing... 
 

Lido Advisors LLC Takes Position in iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)

Lido Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (BATS:IEFA) in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund acquired 3,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $212,000. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Alleghany Corp DE lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF by 3.7% in the 1st quarter. Alleghany Corp DE now owns 1,198,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $78,924,000 after buying an additional 43,000 shares during... 
 

Lido Advisors LLC Acquires New Position in Tivity Health Inc (TVTY)

Lido Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Tivity Health Inc (NASDAQ:TVTY) during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor acquired 5,611 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $222,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Tivity Health by 170.9% in the fourth quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,338 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after... 
 

Head-To-Head Survey: Myers Industries (MYE) vs. Newell Brands (NWL)

Myers Industries (NYSE: MYE) and Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and risk. Volatility & Risk Myers Industries has a beta of 1.76, meaning that its stock price is 76% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Newell Brands has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.... 
 

Starbucks (SBUX) Shares Bought by IFP Advisors Inc

IFP Advisors Inc raised its holdings in Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 12.0% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 89,698 shares of the coffee company’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,590 shares during the period. IFP Advisors Inc’s holdings in Starbucks were worth $5,193,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Argus Investors... 
 

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC Has $1.03 Million Stake in China Mobile (CHL)

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) by 16.4% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 22,467 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,159 shares during the quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC’s holdings in China Mobile were worth $1,028,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have... 
 

Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. Has $680,000 Position in Cabot Co. (CBT)

Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of Cabot Co. (NYSE:CBT) by 22.8% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 12,201 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 3,596 shares during the quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Cabot were worth $680,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added... 
 

Comcast (CMCSA) Stake Decreased by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp lessened its stake in shares of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 2.9% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 52,149,967 shares of the cable giant’s stock after selling 1,557,847 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned about 1.12% of Comcast worth $1,781,964,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CMCSA. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC increased its... 
 

Charter Communications (CHTR) Receives $385.33 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Shares of Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-seven ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and fifteen have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $385.33. A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on CHTR... 
 

Analysts Set Arch Coal Inc (ARCH) Price Target at $103.29

Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ARCH) has earned an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $103.29. A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. MKM Partners lowered their price target on Arch Coal to $107.00... 
 

Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) 24-Hour Volume Hits $1.11 Million

Bitcoin Diamond (CURRENCY:BCD) traded down 2.8% against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 12:00 PM Eastern on May 27th. Bitcoin Diamond has a market cap of $485.85 million and approximately $1.11 million worth of Bitcoin Diamond was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Bitcoin Diamond has traded down 24.7% against the US dollar. One Bitcoin Diamond coin can currently be purchased for approximately $3.16 or 0.00043088 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Crex24, CoinBene, C-CEX and EXX.... 
 

Sather Financial Group Inc Reduces Stake in Philip Morris International (PM)

Sather Financial Group Inc cut its position in Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) by 21.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 69,347 shares of the company’s stock after selling 18,811 shares during the quarter. Philip Morris International accounts for 1.6% of Sather Financial Group Inc’s holdings, making the stock its 26th largest holding. Sather Financial Group Inc’s holdings in Philip Morris International were worth... 
 

Ishares S&P 500 (IVV) Position Decreased by Northwest Bancshares Inc.

Northwest Bancshares Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Ishares S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:IVV) by 11.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 115,255 shares of the company’s stock after selling 14,875 shares during the quarter. Ishares S&P 500 makes up 12.6% of Northwest Bancshares Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest position. Northwest Bancshares Inc.’s holdings in Ishares S&P 500 were worth $30,586,000 as of its most... 
 

Systematic Financial Management LP Sells 19,010 Shares of Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (CMTL)

Systematic Financial Management LP trimmed its stake in shares of Comtech Telecomm. Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) by 28.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 48,145 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 19,010 shares during the quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP owned about 0.20% of Comtech Telecomm. worth $1,439,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors also... 
 

Korea Investment CORP Sells 12,900 Shares of Martin Marietta Materials (MLM)

Korea Investment CORP trimmed its stake in Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) by 34.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 24,209 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 12,900 shares during the quarter. Korea Investment CORP’s holdings in Martin Marietta Materials were worth $5,019,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the... 
 

Newell Brands Inc (NWL) Shares Sold by Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Teacher Retirement System of Texas trimmed its position in shares of Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) by 18.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 108,565 shares of the company’s stock after selling 24,469 shares during the quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in Newell Brands were worth $2,766,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought... 
 

Mondrian Investment Partners LTD Has $50.50 Million Holdings in China Mobile (CHL)

Mondrian Investment Partners LTD boosted its stake in shares of China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) by 9.4% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,064,115 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 91,000 shares during the period. China Mobile makes up approximately 1.4% of Mondrian Investment Partners LTD’s portfolio, making the stock its 24th biggest holding. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD’s holdings in China Mobile were worth $50,503,000... 
 

Manhattan Associates (MANH) versus Autodesk (ADSK) Critical Comparison

Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) and Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends. Insider & Institutional Ownership 93.8% of Autodesk shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Manhattan Associates shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Autodesk shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional... 
 

Voya Financial (VOYA) versus Primerica (PRI) Financial Contrast

Primerica (NYSE: PRI) and Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) are both mid-cap finance 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. Volatility and Risk Primerica has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Voya Financial has a beta of 1.53, indicating that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Analyst... 
 

Mohawk Industries (MHK) Shares Sold by Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Teacher Retirement System of Texas decreased its position in shares of Mohawk Industries (NYSE:MHK) by 19.3% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,987 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,336 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in Mohawk Industries were worth $3,248,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added... 
 

US Bancorp DE Has $3.66 Million Holdings in VANGUARD MEGA CAP 300 GROWTH ETF (MGK)

US Bancorp DE lowered its stake in VANGUARD MEGA CAP 300 GROWTH ETF (BMV:MGK) by 14.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 32,635 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,337 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE owned about 0.11% of VANGUARD MEGA CAP 300 GROWTH ETF worth $3,663,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold... 
 

Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Ethan Allen (ETH) Share Price

News headlines about Ethan Allen (NYSE:ETH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ethan Allen earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.8060239762477 out of 100,... 
 

Sojourn (SOJ) Price Hits $0.23 on Exchanges

Sojourn (CURRENCY:SOJ) traded flat against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 11:00 AM E.T. on May 27th. One Sojourn coin can now be bought for approximately $0.23 or 0.00002573 BTC on major exchanges. Over the last week, Sojourn has traded flat against the dollar. Sojourn has a total market cap of $113,909.00 and $0.00 worth of Sojourn was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Here’s how related cryptocurrencies have performed over the last 24 hours: DNotes (NOTE) traded flat against the dollar and now trades at $2.48 or... 
 

Traverse Energy Ltd. (TVL) Insider Laurie James Smith Purchases 46,000 Shares

Traverse Energy Ltd. (CVE:TVL) insider Laurie James Smith acquired 46,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 24th. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$0.23 per share, with a total value of C$10,580.00. Laurie James Smith also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, May 22nd, Laurie James Smith acquired 5,000 shares of Traverse Energy stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$0.22 per share, with a total value of C$1,100.00. On Friday, April 20th, Laurie James... 
 

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Reduces Stake in HD Supply (HDS)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board lowered its stake in HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) by 12.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 135,968 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 19,126 shares during the quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned approximately 0.07% of HD Supply worth $5,159,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bessemer Group Inc. lifted... 
 
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