Home » Investing

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Has $1.42 Million Position in Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (WWD)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its holdings in shares of Woodward, Inc.Common Stock (NASDAQ:WWD) by 1.4% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 15,000 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Woodward, Inc.Common Stock were worth $1,423,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.... 
 

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Raises Stake in First American Financial Corp (FAF)

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its stake in shares of First American Financial Corp (NYSE:FAF) by 0.7% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 29,900 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s holdings in First American Financial were worth $1,540,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors and... 
 

South State Corp (SSB) Shares Sold by First Manhattan Co.

First Manhattan Co. lowered its holdings in shares of South State Corp (NASDAQ:SSB) by 3.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 8,274 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 300 shares during the period. First Manhattan Co.’s holdings in South State were worth $565,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of SSB. Toronto Dominion Bank acquired a new stake in South State during the fourth quarter... 
 

Blackstone Group (BX) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.08 EPS

Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The asset manager reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52 by ($0.08), MarketWatch Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $2.02 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.48 billion. Blackstone Group had a net margin of 22.56% and a return on equity of 16.48%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last... 
 

First Manhattan Co. Reduces Position in Graham Holdings Co (GHC)

First Manhattan Co. decreased its stake in Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) by 7.4% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 934 shares of the company’s stock after selling 75 shares during the quarter. First Manhattan Co.’s holdings in Graham were worth $638,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of Graham during the fourth quarter valued at $59,399,000. Robeco Institutional Asset... 
 

First Manhattan Co. Has $786,000 Holdings in First Bank (FRBA)

First Manhattan Co. raised its stake in First Bank (NASDAQ:FRBA) by 71.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 68,207 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 28,419 shares during the quarter. First Manhattan Co. owned approximately 0.39% of First Bank worth $786,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its... 
 

Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (VB) Shares Bought by First Manhattan Co.

First Manhattan Co. grew its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VB) by 20.8% during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 5,796 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 996 shares during the quarter. First Manhattan Co.’s holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap ETF were worth $885,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of VB. MCF Advisors LLC acquired a new position in ... 
 

First Manhattan Co. Has $1 Million Holdings in Hanger Inc (HNGR)

First Manhattan Co. lessened its stake in shares of Hanger Inc (OTCMKTS:HNGR) by 11.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 52,650 shares of the healthcare company’s stock after selling 6,850 shares during the quarter. First Manhattan Co. owned about 0.14% of Hanger worth $1,002,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in... 
 

Insider Selling: FibroGen Inc (FGEN) Director Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock

FibroGen Inc (NASDAQ:FGEN) Director Kalevi Kurkijarvi sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.09, for a total transaction of $192,360.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 27,700 shares in the company, valued at $1,332,093. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Kalevi Kurkijarvi also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, April 8th, Kalevi Kurkijarvi... 
 

Regenxbio Inc (RGNX) Insider Olivier Danos Sells 2,000 Shares

Regenxbio Inc (NASDAQ:RGNX) insider Olivier Danos sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.66, for a total transaction of $105,320.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 8,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $447,610. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. NASDAQ RGNX opened at $54.72 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio... 
 

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Insider Jeff A. Smith Sells 300 Shares

BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) insider Jeff A. Smith sold 300 shares of BlackRock stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $468.22, for a total value of $140,466.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Jeff A. Smith also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, February 15th, Jeff A. Smith sold 225 shares of BlackRock stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $431.01, for a total... 
 

NEXT (NET) 1-Day Volume Tops $3.40 Million

NEXT (CURRENCY:NET) traded down 2.7% against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on April 18th. NEXT has a market cap of $10.15 million and $3.40 million worth of NEXT was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last seven days, NEXT has traded up 0.9% against the U.S. dollar. One NEXT token can currently be bought for about $0.84 or 0.00016001 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including Livecoin and Coinbit. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed during the last 24 hours: Litecoin... 
 

Vera Wang, Reem Acra: Saved from NY bridal fashion week

There is a sit-down tea in a fancy Midtown resort, a church wedding with a Madonna soundtrack, and yards and yards of tulle and trains at April bridal fashion week. A couple dozen artists hosted the media and buyers for appointments or even put together runway shows and presentations for its twice-yearly celebration of dressing, this time containing appearances. Some highlights: REEM ACRA She outdid himself, filling every seat in Midtown’s enormous and historic St. Bartholomew’s Church, enlarging her guest list to add regular brides. This... 
 

Bitcoin 21 (XBTC21) 24-Hour Trading Volume Reaches $0.00

Bitcoin 21 (CURRENCY:XBTC21) traded up 5% against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 7:00 AM ET on April 18th. Over the last seven days, Bitcoin 21 has traded 4.3% higher against the U.S. dollar. Bitcoin 21 has a total market cap of $46,178.00 and approximately $0.00 worth of Bitcoin 21 was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Bitcoin 21 coin can now be purchased for $0.0582 or 0.00001108 BTC on major exchanges. Here is how other cryptocurrencies have performed over the last day: XRP (XRP) traded 4.2% higher against the dollar... 
 

Neurocrine Biosciences (NBIX) Downgraded by ValuEngine

ValuEngine cut shares of Neurocrine Biosciences (NASDAQ:NBIX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday, ValuEngine reports. Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on NBIX. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Neurocrine Biosciences from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and lifted their target price for the company from $97.00 to $100.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 23rd. Needham & Company LLC downgraded Neurocrine Biosciences from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on... 
 

O’Reilly Automotive (ORLY) Price Target Raised to $400.00

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) had its target price hoisted by Morgan Stanley from $385.00 to $400.00 in a research note released on Monday morning, AnalystRatings.com reports. Morgan Stanley currently has an equal weight rating on the specialty retailer’s stock. ORLY has been the topic of several other research reports. BidaskClub raised O’Reilly Automotive from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report on Thursday, December 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut O’Reilly Automotive from a buy rating to a hold rating... 
 

Bit20 (BTWTY) 24-Hour Trading Volume Hits $0.00

Bit20 (CURRENCY:BTWTY) traded flat against the dollar during the one day period ending at 7:00 AM E.T. on April 18th. Bit20 has a total market cap of $18,088.00 and approximately $0.00 worth of Bit20 was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last week, Bit20 has traded down 1.1% against the dollar. One Bit20 token can currently be purchased for about $17,803.03 or 5.49954898 BTC on exchanges. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed in the last 24 hours: XRP (XRP) traded up 4.2% against the dollar and now trades at $0.34... 
 

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV Invests $660,000 in Eversource Energy (ES) Stock

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV bought a new position in Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 10,149 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $660,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of ES. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Eversource Energy by 1.3% during the third quarter. Vanguard... 
 

Head-To-Head Survey: Oceaneering International (OII) and Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) (GZPFY)

Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) and Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) (OTCMKTS:GZPFY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability. Profitability This table compares Oceaneering International and Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Oceaneering International -11.12% -4.55% -2.41% Gazprom... 
 

Head to Head Review: Natera (NTRA) and Aeon Global Health (AGHC)

Natera (NASDAQ:NTRA) and Aeon Global Health (OTCMKTS:AGHC) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends. Volatility & Risk Natera has a beta of 1.89, suggesting that its share price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aeon Global Health has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to... 
 

Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) Increases Dividend to $0.54 Per Share

Hospitality Properties Trust (NASDAQ:HPT) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 18th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Monday, April 29th will be given a dividend of 0.54 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, May 16th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.24%. This is a boost from Hospitality Properties Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.53. Hospitality Properties Trust has increased its dividend payment by an average of 2.0% per year over the last three years... 
 

Snap-on (SNA) Issues Earnings Results

Snap-on (NYSE:SNA) released its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $3.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.90 by $0.11, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $921.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $933.13 million. Snap-on had a net margin of 18.18% and a return on equity of 21.62%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.79 EPS. Shares... 
 

Dover (DOV) Releases FY19 Earnings Guidance

Dover (NYSE:DOV) updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.65-5.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.72. Dover also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $5.65-5.85 EPS. A number of research firms have issued reports on DOV. Barclays upped their target price on shares of Dover from $93.00 to $99.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Wednesday, April 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Dover from a buy rating to a... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Triumph Group (TGI) to Hold

Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Triumph Group's focus on improving its organic growth has been reasonably strong, based on the addition of products and services as well as expansion of operating capacity. It is conducting vigorous divestiture of its non-core operations to help strengthen the company’s balance sheet. With respect to organic growth,... 
 

Stephen Zurhaar Acquires 242,263 Shares of Valmec Ltd (VMX) Stock

Valmec Ltd (ASX:VMX) insider Stephen Zurhaar bought 242,263 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 10th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of A$0.21 ($0.15) per share, for a total transaction of A$50,632.97 ($35,909.91). Stephen Zurhaar also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, March 29th, Stephen Zurhaar bought 500,000 shares of Valmec stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of A$0.22 ($0.16) per share, for a total transaction of A$110,000.00 ($78,014.18). Valmec stock opened... 
 

Timothy Elberfeld Sells 1,000 Shares of TransUnion (TRU) Stock

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) CAO Timothy Elberfeld sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.00, for a total value of $70,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 13,062 shares in the company, valued at approximately $914,340. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Timothy Elberfeld also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, February 28th, Timothy... 
 

Snap (SNAP) PT Raised to $8.50 at Morgan Stanley

Snap (NYSE:SNAP) had its price objective upped by equities research analysts at Morgan Stanley from $5.50 to $8.50 in a research note issued on Tuesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The firm currently has an “underweight” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley’s price target suggests a potential downside of 27.66% from the company’s current price. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on SNAP. BTIG Research raised Snap from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research... 
 

Unisys (UIS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Unisys (NYSE:UIS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Unisys is benefiting from new managed services contracts within the public sector. Expanding Stealth portfolio continues to drive growth. Focus on application-based managed services will enable it to more effectively pursue long-term application outsourcing, associated application modernization and implementation project work. Moreover, the... 
 

Deutsche Bank Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for STMicroelectronics (STM)

Deutsche Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) in a research report report published on Monday, AnalystRatings.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $18.00 price target on the semiconductor producer’s stock. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on STM. ValuEngine lowered STMicroelectronics from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Friday, January 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised STMicroelectronics from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set... 
 

Trilogy Capital Inc. Takes $224,000 Position in National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG)

Trilogy Capital Inc. acquired a new stake in National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm acquired 3,670 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $224,000. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in National Fuel Gas in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $630,000. Pennsylvania Trust Co increased its stake in National Fuel Gas by 30.4% in the... 
 

Traders Buy Shares of Fiserv (FISV) on Weakness

Traders purchased shares of Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $77.82 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $56.49 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $21.33 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Fiserv had the 28th highest net in-flow for the day. Fiserv traded down ($1.54) for the day and closed at $85.01 FISV has been the topic of several research reports. Wedbush raised their price objective on Fiserv from $85.00 to $95.00 and gave the stock an “outperform”... 
 

Investors Sell Shares of Cisco Systems (CSCO) on Strength (CSCO)

Investors sold shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on strength during trading hours on Tuesday. $146.32 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $233.15 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $86.83 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Cisco Systems had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Cisco Systems traded up $0.39 for the day and closed at $56.95 Several brokerages recently commented on CSCO. Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Cisco Systems from an “overweight”... 
 

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV Invests $732,000 in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG) Stock

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV bought a new stake in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (NYSE:MUFG) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 150,364 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $732,000. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Sontag Advisory LLC bought a new stake in Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $32,000.... 
 

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV Takes $699,000 Position in BorgWarner Inc. (BWA)

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV bought a new position in shares of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 20,131 shares of the auto parts company’s stock, valued at approximately $699,000. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its position in shares of BorgWarner by 33.4% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 6,635,725 shares of the auto parts... 
 

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV Invests $760,000 in QEP Resources Inc (QEP) Stock

Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV acquired a new stake in shares of QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 134,952 shares of the pipeline company’s stock, valued at approximately $760,000. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV owned approximately 0.06% of QEP Resources at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its stake in QEP Resources by 1.2% during the 3rd quarter.... 
 

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Lowers Position in D. R. Horton Inc (DHI)

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC reduced its position in shares of D. R. Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI) by 6.3% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 13,824 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 925 shares during the period. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in D. R. Horton were worth $572,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the... 
 

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Sells 474 Shares of Dover Corp (DOV)

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Dover Corp (NYSE:DOV) by 6.9% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 6,411 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 474 shares during the quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Dover were worth $601,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Stifel Financial Corp grew its position... 
 

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC Has $637,000 Position in Hershey Co (HSY)

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC decreased its position in Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) by 5.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,550 shares of the company’s stock after selling 307 shares during the quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Hershey were worth $637,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in HSY. Bank of New York... 
 

Mack Cali Realty (CLI) Lifted to “Buy” at Stifel Nicolaus

Mack Cali Realty (NYSE:CLI) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has a $21.73 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective points to a potential downside of 2.82% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. SunTrust Banks downgraded... 
 

Cameco (CCJ) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Cameco (NYSE:CCJ) (TSE:CCO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Cameco Corporation is one of the world’s largest uranium producers, a significant supplier of conversion services and one of two CANDU fuel manufacturers in Canada. Their competitive position is based on their controlling ownership of the world’s largest high-grade reserves and low-cost operations. Their uranium products are... 
 

ChannelAdvisor (ECOM) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Channel Advisor Corporation offers cloud-based e-commerce solutions and services. It solutions include marketplaces, comparison shopping, paid search, social campaigns, flex feeds, web stores and rich media. The company serves traditional retailers, online retailers, brand manufacturers and advertising agencies. Channel... 
 

B. Riley Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Genfit SA (GNFT)

Genfit SA (EPA:GNFT) – Equities researchers at B. Riley upped their Q3 2019 earnings per share estimates for shares of Genfit in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, April 16th. B. Riley analyst M. Mamtani now expects that the company will post earnings of ($0.67) per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of ($0.95). B. Riley also issued estimates for Genfit’s Q1 2019 earnings at ($0.73) EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at ($0.86) EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at ($0.95) EPS, FY2019 earnings at ($3.22) EPS, FY2020 earnings... 
 

Commercial Metals (CMC) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation, four have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $19.65. Several research firms have recently weighed in on CMC.... 
 

Brokerages Set $44.00 Target Price for First Financial Corp (THFF)

Shares of First Financial Corp (NASDAQ:THFF) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating. Analysts have set a 1-year consensus target price of $44.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.81 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given First Financial an industry rank of 96 out of 255 based on the ratings given to... 
 

McKesson Co. (MCK) Stake Boosted by DAVENPORT & Co LLC

DAVENPORT & Co LLC lifted its stake in shares of McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) by 7.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,190 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 150 shares during the quarter. DAVENPORT & Co LLC’s holdings in McKesson were worth $256,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of MCK. Proficio Capital Partners LLC grew... 
 

Harvest Investment Services LLC Buys 304 Shares of ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG)

Harvest Investment Services LLC grew its stake in shares of ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (NYSEARCA:SDOG) by 2.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 10,956 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 304 shares during the quarter. Harvest Investment Services LLC’s holdings in ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF were worth $476,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Koshinski Asset Management... 
 

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management Invests $45,000 in Athersys, Inc. (ATHX)

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management purchased a new position in Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHX) during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 30,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $45,000. Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Amalgamated Bank bought a new stake in Athersys during the 4th quarter valued at $25,000. ... 
 

The Newest: French firms L’Oreal and Total Create pledges that are Substantial

4:15 p.m French firms Complete and L’Oreal are pledging to each donate 100 million euros ($113 million) to support the reconstruction of Notre Dame cathedral. A few hours later billionaire tycoons Bernard Arnault and Francois Pinault declared Tuesday that they would provide a total of 300 million euros, oil and gas giant Total said it might lead 100 million euros”that will assist the reconstruction of this architectural jewel.” Cosmetic manufacturer L’Oreal promised the same amount to reconstruct”a symbol of French... 
 

DAVENPORT & Co LLC Sells 3,893 Shares of Celgene Co. (CELG)

DAVENPORT & Co LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) by 4.4% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 85,455 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 3,893 shares during the period. DAVENPORT & Co LLC’s holdings in Celgene were worth $8,062,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bruderman Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Celgene in the 4th quarter... 
 

Head-To-Head Survey: RA Medical Systems (RMED) and Its Rivals

RA Medical Systems (NYSE: RMED) is one of 121 public companies in the “Surgical & medical instruments” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare RA Medical Systems to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership. Analyst Ratings This is a summary of recent ratings for RA Medical Systems and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating... 
 
© 2006-2019 Zolmax.