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IMPALA PLATINUM/S (IMPUY) and Its Peers Financial Analysis

IMPALA PLATINUM/S (OTCMKTS: IMPUY) is one of 53 publicly-traded companies in the “Metal mining” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare IMPALA PLATINUM/S to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations. Volatility and Risk IMPALA PLATINUM/S has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IMPALA PLATINUM/S’s rivals have a beta of 5.56,... 
 

Trinseo S.A. (TSE) Stake Increased by Schroder Investment Management Group

Schroder Investment Management Group lifted its holdings in shares of Trinseo S.A. (NYSE:TSE) by 50.0% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 14,910 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 4,968 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in Trinseo were worth $1,167,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Group... 
 

Comparing GrowGeneration (GRWG) and Tractor Supply (TSCO)

GrowGeneration (OTCMKTS:GRWG) and Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and dividends. Dividends Tractor Supply pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. GrowGeneration does not pay a dividend. Tractor Supply pays out 37.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Tractor Supply has increased its dividend... 
 

Schroder Investment Management Group Grows Holdings in Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)

Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its holdings in shares of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) by 172.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,030 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,181 shares during the quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in Constellation Brands were worth $1,085,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors... 
 

Weekly Research Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Esterline Technologies (ESL)

Esterline Technologies (NYSE: ESL) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 12/9/2018 – Esterline Technologies was upgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating. They now have a $120.91 price target on the stock. 12/6/2018 – Esterline Technologies was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Esterline Corporation is a specialized... 
 

Ricoh (RICOY) versus IKONICS (IKNX) Critical Contrast

Ricoh (OTCMKTS:RICOY) and IKONICS (NASDAQ:IKNX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation and earnings. Dividends Ricoh pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. IKONICS does not pay a dividend. Ricoh pays out -7.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings for... 
 

Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) Receives $15.83 Consensus PT from Analysts

Shares of Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the nine analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $15.83. SFL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered... 
 

Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust (BBN) to Issue $0.12 Monthly Dividend

Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust (NYSE:BBN) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, December 4th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of 0.1188 per share by the investment management company on Wednesday, December 19th. This represents a $1.43 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 12th. Blackrock Taxable Municipal Bond Trust has decreased its dividend by an average of 5.9% per year over the last three years. NYSE:BBN... 
 

Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) Releases Q2 2019 Earnings Guidance

Ascena Retail Group (NASDAQ:ASNA) issued an update on its second quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Monday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $-0.25–0.15 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.675-1.705 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.7 billion.Ascena Retail Group also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $0.00-0.10 EPS. Shares of NASDAQ ASNA opened at $2.73 on Tuesday. Ascena Retail Group has a 12-month low of $1.79 and a 12-month high of $5.28. The stock has a market... 
 

Hudson Technologies (HDSN) Stock Price Down 5.7%

Shares of Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) traded down 5.7% on Monday . The company traded as low as $1.57 and last traded at $1.65. 788,000 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 41% from the average session volume of 559,190 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.75. A number of analysts recently weighed in on the company. TheStreet downgraded Hudson Technologies from a “c-” rating to a “d” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hudson Technologies... 
 

Edge Therapeutics (EDGE) Shares Down 9.8%

Shares of Edge Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:EDGE) traded down 9.8% on Monday . The stock traded as low as $0.45 and last traded at $0.46. 521,000 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 34% from the average session volume of 794,737 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.51. Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Edge Therapeutics from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and... 
 

Oracle Investment Management Inc. Reduces Position in Epizyme Inc (EPZM)

Oracle Investment Management Inc. decreased its stake in Epizyme Inc (NASDAQ:EPZM) by 77.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 28,884 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 98,259 shares during the period. Epizyme comprises about 0.1% of Oracle Investment Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 16th largest holding. Oracle Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Epizyme were worth $306,000... 
 

Contrasting Hecla Mining (HL) & Canada Jetlines (JETMF)

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) and Canada Jetlines (OTCMKTS:JETMF) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and valuation. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Hecla Mining and Canada Jetlines, as reported by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Hecla Mining 0 3 4 0 2.57 Canada... 
 

$1.92 EPS Expected for Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) This Quarter

Equities research analysts expect Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) to report $1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Dollar Tree’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.95 and the lowest is $1.89. Dollar Tree posted earnings of $1.89 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 1.6%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, March 6th. On average, analysts... 
 

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG) Upgraded to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $83.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target would suggest a potential upside of 10.23% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher have outperformed the industry year to date. The company’s inorganic growth story... 
 

Nu Skin Enterprises (NUS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE:NUS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Nu Skin’s shares have underperformed the industry in the past three months, thanks to dismal gross margins and adverse impacts from currency fluctuations. In fact, the company’s gross margin has been slipping since the past several quarters. This emerges as a considerable threat to profitability. Further, Nu Skin’s... 
 

Foot Locker (FL) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $59.00 target price on the athletic footwear retailer’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s target price would indicate a potential upside of 12.06% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Shares of Foot Locker have surged and outpaced the industry so far in the year. The company’s focus on development... 
 

Ener-Core (ENCR) & WD-40 (WDFC) Financial Review

Ener-Core (OTCMKTS:ENCR) and WD-40 (NASDAQ:WDFC) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends. Risk & Volatility Ener-Core has a beta of -0.9, meaning that its share price is 190% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WD-40 has a beta of 0.52, meaning that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Institutional and... 
 

iTicoin Trading 12.3% Lower This Week (ITI)

iTicoin (CURRENCY:ITI) traded 4% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 11:00 AM Eastern on December 11th. iTicoin has a market capitalization of $72,613.00 and approximately $2.00 worth of iTicoin was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last seven days, iTicoin has traded down 12.3% against the U.S. dollar. One iTicoin coin can currently be purchased for approximately $2.27 or 0.00067044 BTC on major exchanges including Cryptopia and BTC-Alpha. Here’s how other cryptocurrencies have performed during... 
 

Nlight (LASR) Stock Price Up 6.5%

Nlight Inc (NASDAQ:LASR)’s share price rose 6.5% during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $20.52 and last traded at $20.35. Approximately 1,075,727 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 184% from the average daily volume of 378,217 shares. The stock had previously closed at $19.11. LASR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Nlight from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 15th. Benchmark... 
 

Dragonchain (DRGN) Trading Down 35.6% Over Last 7 Days

Dragonchain (CURRENCY:DRGN) traded 9.7% lower against the dollar during the one day period ending at 11:00 AM ET on December 11th. One Dragonchain token can now be bought for $0.0700 or 0.00002066 BTC on exchanges including CoinExchange, Fatbtc, Bancor Network and LATOKEN. Dragonchain has a market cap of $16.69 million and $198,589.00 worth of Dragonchain was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Dragonchain has traded 35.6% lower against the dollar. Here’s how related cryptocurrencies have performed in the... 
 

B Communications (BCOM) vs. Telecom Italia (TI) Head to Head Survey

B Communications (NASDAQ:BCOM) and Telecom Italia (NYSE:TI) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends. Earnings & Valuation This table compares B Communications and Telecom Italia’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio B Communications $2.82 billion 0.08 $22.00... 
 

Parke Bancorp (PKBK) Sets New 52-Week Low at $16.71

Parke Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PKBK) shares hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $16.71 and last traded at $17.11, with a volume of 8675 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $18.38. The company has a market cap of $191.10 million, a PE ratio of 9.18 and a beta of 0.19. The company has a current ratio of 1.18, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81. Parke Bancorp (NASDAQ:PKBK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 24th. The bank reported... 
 

Ventas (VTR) Earns Sector Perform Rating from Analysts at Scotiabank

Scotiabank started coverage on shares of Ventas (NYSE:VTR) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning, The Fly reports. The brokerage issued a sector perform rating and a $66.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on VTR. TheStreet cut shares of Ventas from a b rating to a c+ rating in a research report on Friday, October 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on shares of Ventas in a research report on Tuesday, October 30th. They... 
 

Virtus Alternative Investment Advisers Inc. Acquires Shares of 488,000 Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD)

Virtus Alternative Investment Advisers Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 488,000 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $14,264,000. Enterprise Products Partners accounts for 5.2% of Virtus Alternative Investment Advisers Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 6th biggest position. Other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.30 Per Share

Equities analysts expect Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) to report $0.30 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made estimates for Papa John’s Int’l’s earnings. Papa John’s Int’l posted earnings per share of $0.65 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 53.8%. The business is expected to announce its next earnings results on Tuesday, February 26th. According to Zacks, analysts expect... 
 

Virtus Alternative Investment Advisers Inc. Takes $5.28 Million Position in NuStar Energy L.P. (NS)

Virtus Alternative Investment Advisers Inc. acquired a new stake in NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 190,000 shares of the pipeline company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,282,000. NuStar Energy comprises approximately 1.9% of Virtus Alternative Investment Advisers Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 18th biggest position. Other institutional investors have also made changes... 
 

Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. Invests $224,000 in Tallgrass Energy GP LP (TEGP) Stock

Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in Tallgrass Energy GP LP (NYSE:TEGP) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 9,508 shares of the pipeline company’s stock, valued at approximately $224,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Tallgrass Energy GP during the 3rd quarter worth about $104,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank... 
 

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (SFE) CEO Purchases $22,975.00 in Stock

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc (NYSE:SFE) CEO Brian J. Sisko purchased 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 10th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $9.19 per share, for a total transaction of $22,975.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 130,186 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,196,409.34. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.... 
 

Positive Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect ArcelorMittal (MT) Share Price

Press coverage about ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ArcelorMittal earned a news impact score of 2.17 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media coverage about the basic materials company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating... 
 

IQ Enhanced Core Bond U.S. ETF (AGGE) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.04

IQ Enhanced Core Bond U.S. ETF (NYSEARCA:AGGE) announced a monthly dividend on Monday, December 10th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 11th will be paid a dividend of 0.0432 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 10th. Shares of AGGE opened at $18.43 on Tuesday. IQ Enhanced Core Bond U.S. ETF has a one year low of $18.22 and a one year high of $19.78. WARNING: “[[title]]” was posted... 
 

Apple (AAPL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Tigress Financial

Tigress Financial reiterated their buy rating on shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on AAPL. ValuEngine lowered shares of Apple from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Apple from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 13th. Bank of America restated a neutral rating and issued a $220.00 target price on shares of Apple in a research report on... 
 

Linde PLC (LIN) Announces $0.83 Dividend

Linde PLC (NYSE:LIN) announced a dividend on Monday, December 10th, Fidelity reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of 0.825 per share by the basic materials company on Thursday, December 27th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 17th. Shares of Linde stock opened at $156.91 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98. The firm has a market capitalization of $43.92 billion, a PE ratio of 26.82, a PEG ratio of 1.80... 
 

Kion Group (KGX) Given a €55.00 Price Target by UBS Group Analysts

Kion Group (FRA:KGX) has been assigned a €55.00 ($63.95) price target by research analysts at UBS Group in a research note issued on Tuesday, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. The brokerage currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. UBS Group’s target price indicates a potential upside of 15.42% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities research analysts have also issued reports on KGX. Baader Bank set a €72.00 ($83.72) price target on Kion Group and gave the company a “buy” rating... 
 

TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST) Position Raised by Russell Investments Group Ltd.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. increased its position in shares of TrustCo Bank Corp NY (NASDAQ:TRST) by 23.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 128,811 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 24,591 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. owned 0.13% of TrustCo Bank Corp NY worth $1,094,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors have also recently... 
 

Argo Group (AGII) Holdings Trimmed by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN reduced its holdings in shares of Argo Group (NASDAQ:AGII) by 11.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 170,852 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 23,168 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in Argo Group were worth $10,773,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Salzhauer Michael... 
 

Wells Fargo & Company MN Has $11.12 Million Stake in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (UVE)

Wells Fargo & Company MN cut its position in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) by 10.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 228,977 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 27,039 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in Universal Insurance were worth $11,116,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Other hedge... 
 

Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.13 (VGI)

Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund (NYSE:VGI) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 15th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be given a dividend of 0.126 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $1.51 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 13.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 12th. Virtus Global Multi-Sector Income Fund has raised its dividend payment by an average of 4.9% annually over the last three years. VGI stock opened at... 
 

Everett Harris & Co. CA Has $100.42 Million Holdings in iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG)

Everett Harris & Co. CA decreased its position in shares of iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:IEMG) by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,939,420 shares of the company’s stock after selling 52,100 shares during the quarter. iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF comprises approximately 2.5% of Everett Harris & Co. CA’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 13th largest position. Everett Harris & Co. CA owned approximately... 
 

At Home Group (HOME) Price Target Cut to $33.00

At Home Group (NYSE:HOME) had its price target dropped by investment analysts at Morgan Stanley from $47.00 to $33.00 in a report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has an “overweight” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Morgan Stanley’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 62.72% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on HOME. Jefferies Financial Group initiated coverage on At Home Group in a report on Tuesday, August... 
 

Salzgitter (SZG) Given a €36.00 Price Target by Nord/LB Analysts

Nord/LB set a €36.00 ($41.86) target price on Salzgitter (ETR:SZG) in a research note published on Monday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on SZG. Goldman Sachs Group set a €52.00 ($60.47) price objective on Salzgitter and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, August 13th. Baader Bank set a €38.50 ($44.77) price objective on Salzgitter and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, August 13th. Commerzbank set... 
 

Critical Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact SoftBank Group (SFTBY) Stock Price

News coverage about SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) has trended negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SoftBank Group earned a coverage optimism score of -2.33 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned press coverage about the technology company an news buzz score of 4 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat... 
 

Pring Turner Capital Group Inc. Trims Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Pring Turner Capital Group Inc. reduced its position in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 9.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 17,575 shares of the software giant’s stock after selling 1,830 shares during the period. Microsoft accounts for about 1.8% of Pring Turner Capital Group Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 29th biggest holding. Pring Turner Capital Group Inc.’s holdings in Microsoft were worth $1,733,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other... 
 

Endorsit (EDS) Reaches Market Capitalization of $0.00

Endorsit (CURRENCY:EDS) traded down 4.6% against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on December 11th. One Endorsit token can currently be bought for about $0.0000 or 0.00000001 BTC on exchanges. During the last seven days, Endorsit has traded 23.7% lower against the dollar. Endorsit has a total market cap of $0.00 and $702.00 worth of Endorsit was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Here’s how related cryptocurrencies have performed during the last 24 hours: XRP (XRP) traded down 2.2% against the dollar... 
 

Capital Guardian Trust Co. Has $16.08 Million Stake in Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG)

Capital Guardian Trust Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) by 0.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,290,733 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 42,791 shares during the quarter. Capital Guardian Trust Co.’s holdings in Lloyds Banking Group were worth $16,084,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of LYG.... 
 

PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO) EVP Thomas Dziersk Sells 2,000 Shares

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) EVP Thomas Dziersk sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.71, for a total transaction of $63,420.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 7,077 shares in the company, valued at $224,411.67. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Shares of NYSE:PRO opened at $31.84 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.16 billion,... 
 

FleetCor Technologies (FLT) Downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group

FleetCor Technologies (NYSE:FLT) was downgraded by Goldman Sachs Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. FLT has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays started coverage on FleetCor Technologies in a report on Wednesday, November 14th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $245.00 price objective on the stock. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of FleetCor Technologies in a report on Thursday, September 27th. Zacks... 
 

Analysts Set Expectations for Texas Instruments Incorporated’s Q1 2019 Earnings (TXN)

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) – KeyCorp lowered their Q1 2019 earnings per share estimates for Texas Instruments in a research report issued on Sunday, December 9th. KeyCorp analyst J. Vinh now forecasts that the semiconductor company will post earnings of $1.19 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $1.29. KeyCorp has a “Sector Weight” rating on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Texas Instruments’ Q2 2019 earnings at $1.31 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.49 EPS, Q4 2019... 
 

National-Oilwell Varco Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NOV)

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 5,586 put options on the company. This represents an increase of 788% compared to the average daily volume of 629 put options. Shares of NYSE:NOV opened at $29.16 on Tuesday. National-Oilwell Varco has a 52-week low of $28.55 and a 52-week high of $49.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $11.43 billion, a P/E ratio of -69.43 and a beta of 1.01. The company has a quick ratio of 1.78, a current ratio of 3.17 and... 
 

Altice USA Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (ATUS)

Altice USA Inc (NYSE:ATUS) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders bought 1,077 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 704% compared to the typical volume of 134 call options. Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. TD Securities lifted their price target on Altice USA from $23.00 to $24.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, September 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Altice USA from a “sell” rating to a “hold”... 
 
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