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Citigroup Inc. Purchases 4,531 Shares of National Research Corporation (NRCIA)

Citigroup Inc. increased its position in shares of National Research Corporation (NASDAQ:NRCIA) by 120.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,299 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 4,531 shares during the quarter. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in National Research Corporation were worth $224,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have... 
 

Citigroup Inc. Sells 29,987 Shares of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NXST)

Citigroup Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) by 88.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,904 shares of the company’s stock after selling 29,987 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc.’s holdings in Nexstar Broadcasting Group were worth $233,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also... 
 

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (PHG) Shares Bought by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE:PHG) by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 784,039 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,547 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned about 0.08% of Koninklijke Philips N.V. worth $28,085,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Oppenheimer Holdings Comments on Waste Connections Inc’s FY2017 Earnings (WCN)

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) – Investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings lifted their FY2017 earnings estimates for shares of Waste Connections in a report issued on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst N. Kaye now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $2.68 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $2.66. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Waste Connections’ FY2018 earnings at $3.01 EPS. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was reported by [[site]] and is the property of of... 
 

Yelp Inc. (YELP) Shares Bought by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) by 171.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 968,313 shares of the local business review company’s stock after acquiring an additional 611,461 shares during the quarter. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 1.20% of Yelp worth $29,069,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors and hedge... 
 

Vanguard Group Inc. Buys 24,208 Shares of DigitalGlobe, Inc (DGI)

Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of DigitalGlobe, Inc (NYSE:DGI) by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,919,504 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 24,208 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned 7.90% of DigitalGlobe worth $163,819,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently... 
 

Insider Selling: Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Insider Sells $253,620.00 in Stock

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) insider Gillian C. Ivers-Read sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.54, for a total transaction of $253,620.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ CLVS) opened at 76.77 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is $3.75 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $77.65 and a 200-day moving average of $71.44.... 
 

Benoit Fouilland Sells 6,250 Shares of Criteo S.A. (CRTO) Stock

Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO) CFO Benoit Fouilland sold 6,250 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.02, for a total value of $287,625.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Benoit Fouilland also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, August 1st, Benoit Fouilland sold 12,500 shares of Criteo stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.86, for a total value of $635,750.00.... 
 

New York State Common Retirement Fund Increases Stake in RealNetworks, Inc. (RNWK)

New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its stake in shares of RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNWK) by 18.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 785,611 shares of the technology company’s stock after purchasing an additional 122,399 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned approximately 2.12% of RealNetworks worth $3,402,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds also... 
 

TESARO (TSRO) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about TESARO (NASDAQ:TSRO) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TESARO earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 45.8039862320531... 
 

Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Randgold Resources is an international gold mining and exploration business. It has to date discovered the 7 Moz Morila deposit in southern Mali, the plus 5 Moz Yalea deposit in western Mali and the 3 Moz Tongon deposit in the Côte d’Ivoire. The Company successfully developed the Morila deposit into one of the world’s largest... 
 

Stock Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for October, 20th (HEP, IMT, INDV, LAD, RTO, SDR, SMLP, SPAR, SREV, SYNT)

Stock Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Friday, October 20th: Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Scotiabank. Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMT) had its neutral rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. J P Morgan Chase & Co currently has a GBX 3,230 ($42.92) target price on the stock. Indivior PLC (LON:INDV) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 500 ($6.64) price target on the stock. Ladbrokes Coral... 
 

Bernard Gutmann Sells 20,000 Shares of ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) Stock

ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) CFO Bernard Gutmann sold 20,000 shares of ON Semiconductor Corporation stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.62, for a total value of $392,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 555,248 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,893,965.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON)... 
 

Rosetta Stone (RST) & Its Rivals Head to Head Contrast

Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST) is one of 65 public companies in the “Application Software” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Rosetta Stone to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. Valuation and Earnings This table compares Rosetta Stone and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio Rosetta Stone $193.97 million $2.56... 
 

Ardagh Group (ARD) versus Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) Head to Head Analysis

Ardagh Group (NYSE: ARD) and Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Ardagh Group and Avery Dennison Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Ardagh... 
 

Neuberger Berman Group LLC Trims Position in Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

Neuberger Berman Group LLC lessened its stake in Automatic Data Processing (NYSE:ADP) by 14.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 442,743 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 74,543 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC owned about 0.10% of Automatic Data Processing worth $45,364,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their... 
 

Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc. Has $899,000 Position in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE)

Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc. cut its stake in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) by 0.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,417 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 43 shares during the quarter. Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc.’s holdings in NextEra Energy were worth $899,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of... 
 

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stake Raised by Cornerstone Capital Inc.

Cornerstone Capital Inc. grew its position in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) by 7.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 49,166 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,260 shares during the quarter. Cornerstone Capital Inc.’s holdings in Gilead Sciences were worth $3,480,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently... 
 

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Holdings Decreased by BB&T Securities LLC

BB&T Securities LLC reduced its position in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 53.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 454,045 shares of the wireless technology company’s stock after selling 529,325 shares during the quarter. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in QUALCOMM were worth $25,072,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other institutional investors... 
 

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Holdings Cut by Winslow Asset Management Inc.

Winslow Asset Management Inc. trimmed its position in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 6.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 20,729 shares of the coffee company’s stock after selling 1,400 shares during the period. Winslow Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Starbucks Corporation were worth $1,209,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of SBUX. Jacobi Capital Management LLC grew its... 
 

iAB Financial Bank Boosts Holdings in Nike, Inc. (NKE)

iAB Financial Bank raised its position in Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) by 104.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 10,145 shares of the footwear maker’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,175 shares during the period. iAB Financial Bank’s holdings in Nike were worth $599,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Asset Planning Services Ltd. boosted its stake in shares... 
 

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Holdings Increased by Penobscot Investment Management Company Inc.

Penobscot Investment Management Company Inc. boosted its position in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) by 6.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 11,363 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 680 shares during the quarter. Penobscot Investment Management Company Inc.’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $2,107,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange... 
 

Smith Chas P & Associates PA Cpas Has $340,000 Stake in Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

Smith Chas P & Associates PA Cpas maintained its position in shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,129 shares of the retailer’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Smith Chas P & Associates PA Cpas’ holdings in Costco Wholesale Corporation were worth $340,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently... 
 

Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC Has $2.98 Million Stake in Dow Chemical Co (DOW)

Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC lifted its stake in shares of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) by 6.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 47,252 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 2,822 shares during the quarter. Dow Chemical makes up approximately 1.9% of Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest position. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC’s holdings in Dow Chemical were worth $2,980,000 at the... 
 

BEST Inc (BSTI) Now Covered by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group

Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of BEST Inc (NASDAQ:BSTI) in a report issued on Monday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm issued an outperform rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also commented on BSTI. KeyCorp assumed coverage on BEST in a research note on Monday. They set an overweight rating and a $16.00 price objective on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) assumed coverage on BEST in a research note on Sunday, October 15th. They set a buy rating and a $16.60 price objective on the stock. Six investment... 
 

Legal & General Group Plc Has $107,000 Stake in Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV)

Legal & General Group Plc continued to hold its position in shares of Bazaarvoice, Inc. (NASDAQ:BV) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 21,632 shares of the technology company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc’s holdings in Bazaarvoice were worth $107,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard... 
 

UBS AG Analysts Give Alstom SA (ALO) a €43.00 Price Target

UBS AG set a €43.00 ($50.59) price target on Alstom SA (EPA:ALO) in a report released on Tuesday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on ALO. Deutsche Bank AG set a €36.00 ($42.35) price target on shares of Alstom SA and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a buy rating on shares of Alstom SA in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Citigroup Inc.... 
 

Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) Holdings Held by Legal & General Group Plc

Legal & General Group Plc held its stake in Fidelity and Guaranty Life (NYSE:FGL) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 3,523 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc’s holdings in Fidelity and Guaranty Life were worth $109,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in FGL. Wells... 
 

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Shares Sold by Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc.

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. decreased its holdings in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) by 7.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 36,098 shares of the pharmacy operator’s stock after selling 3,015 shares during the period. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc.’s holdings in CVS Health Corporation were worth $2,905,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business.... 
 

AT Bancorp Sells 181 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

AT Bancorp reduced its holdings in shares of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 7,523 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 181 shares during the quarter. AT Bancorp’s holdings in Wells Fargo & were worth $416,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of... 
 

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Holdings Raised by Advisor Partners LLC

Advisor Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) by 9.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,919 shares of the fast-food giant’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,485 shares during the quarter. Advisor Partners LLC’s holdings in McDonald’s Corporation were worth $2,744,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in... 
 

Facebook, Inc. (FB) Stake Held by Hillman Co.

Hillman Co. held its stake in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 224,481 shares of the social networking company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Facebook comprises about 10.8% of Hillman Co.’s portfolio, making the stock its 7th largest position. Hillman Co.’s holdings in Facebook were worth $33,892,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Iron Financial LLC Takes Position in Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Iron Financial LLC purchased a new stake in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 1,355 shares of the social networking company’s stock, valued at approximately $205,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI raised its holdings in Facebook by 20.0% during the 1st quarter. Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI now owns 721 shares... 
 

Brokers Issue Forecasts for Waste Connections Inc’s Q3 2017 Earnings (WCN)

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) – Analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings lowered their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Waste Connections in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst N. Kaye now expects that the company will earn $0.72 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.73. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a C$98.00 price objective on shares of Waste Connections... 
 

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA) PT Set at $6.00 by Cowen and Company

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) received a $6.00 target price from investment analysts at Cowen and Company in a report released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the industrial products company’s stock. Cowen and Company’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 51.52% from the company’s previous close. Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings from a “hold” rating to... 
 

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (MTSI) Given a $61.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group LLC Analysts

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI) has been assigned a $61.00 price target by equities researchers at Jefferies Group LLC in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price objective points to a potential upside of 62.80% from the company’s previous close. MTSI has been the topic of a number of other reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings from a “buy”... 
 

Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (ICD) PT Set at $5.00 by Cowen and Company

Independence Contract Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:ICD) received a $5.00 target price from analysts at Cowen and Company in a report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the oil and gas company’s stock. Cowen and Company’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 43.27% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research firms have also recently commented on ICD. Zacks Investment Research cut Independence Contract Drilling from a “hold” rating to a “sell”... 
 

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Position Lowered by Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC

Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC reduced its stake in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) by 5.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 19,128 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after selling 1,118 shares during the quarter. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC’s holdings in Verizon Communications were worth $854,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors also recently bought and... 
 

Eidelman Virant Capital Has $496,000 Stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Eidelman Virant Capital maintained its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,144 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Eidelman Virant Capital’s holdings in Exxon Mobil Corporation were worth $496,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. State... 
 

Premium Brands Holdings Corp (PBH) Sets New 1-Year High at $104.29

Shares of Premium Brands Holdings Corp (TSE:PBH) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as C$104.29 and last traded at C$103.97, with a volume of 45,031 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at C$103.16. PBH has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their price objective on shares of Premium Brands Holdings Corp from C$109.00 to C$11.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. BMO... 
 

Omega Diagnostics Group Plc (ODX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by FinnCap

FinnCap reiterated their corporate rating on shares of Omega Diagnostics Group Plc (LON:ODX) in a report issued on Monday morning. They currently have a GBX 30 ($0.40) price objective on the stock. Shares of Omega Diagnostics Group Plc (LON:ODX) opened at 22.00 on Monday. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 22.54 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 21.89. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 23.92 million. Omega Diagnostics Group Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 15.94 and a 1-year high of GBX 28.01. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (WLTW) Stock Price

Media headlines about Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WLTW) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services... 
 

BIOVERATIV INC to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.57 Per Share, William Blair Forecasts (BIVV)

BIOVERATIV INC (NASDAQ:BIVV) – William Blair increased their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for shares of BIOVERATIV INC in a research report issued on Monday. William Blair analyst R. Prasad now expects that the biotechnology company will earn $0.57 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.54. William Blair has a “Market Perform” rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for BIOVERATIV INC’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.58 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $2.50 EPS. BIOVERATIV INC (NASDAQ:BIVV)... 
 

Convergys Corporation to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.44 Per Share, Barrington Research Forecasts (CVG)

Convergys Corporation (NYSE:CVG) – Equities research analysts at Barrington Research issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Convergys Corporation in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Barrington Research analyst V. Colicchio expects that the business services provider will earn $0.44 per share for the quarter. Barrington Research has a “Market Perform” rating on the stock. Barrington Research also issued estimates for Convergys Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.46 EPS, FY2017 earnings... 
 

Incyte Corporation (INCY) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.10

Press coverage about Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Incyte Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 44.4338744868323... 
 

Rentokil Initial plc (RTO) Hits New 12-Month High at $312.50

Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 312.50 ($4.15) and last traded at GBX 312.50 ($4.15), with a volume of 6,139,000 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 305.80 ($4.06). A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their target price on shares of Rentokil Initial plc from GBX 285 ($3.79) to GBX 330 ($4.38) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August... 
 

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (CCMP) Hits New 12-Month High at $84.96

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (NASDAQ:CCMP) shares hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $84.96 and last traded at $84.65, with a volume of 48,131 shares. The stock had previously closed at $83.57. Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Cabot Microelectronics Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. Loop Capital assumed coverage on Cabot Microelectronics Corporation in a research... 
 

OGE Energy Corporation (OGE) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of OGE Energy Corporation (NYSE:OGE) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have issued a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $36.00. Several analysts have commented on the company. KeyCorp restated... 
 

Homeserve plc (HSV) PT Raised to GBX 850

Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) had its target price hoisted by stock analysts at Peel Hunt from GBX 750 ($9.97) to GBX 850 ($11.29) in a research report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has an “add” rating on the stock. Peel Hunt’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 3.41% from the company’s current price. A number of other analysts have also commented on HSV. Liberum Capital boosted their price target on Homeserve plc from GBX 760 ($10.10) to GBX 840 ($11.16) and gave the company a “buy” rating... 
 

Brokers Issue Forecasts for LifePoint Health, Inc.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (LPNT)

LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) – Analysts at Leerink Swann lifted their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for shares of LifePoint Health in a note issued to investors on Monday. Leerink Swann analyst A. Gupte now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $0.95 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.87. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for LifePoint Health’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.11 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $4.09 EPS. LifePoint Health (NASDAQ:LPNT) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday,... 
 
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