Archive for Jeff Wilder

Reviewing Archrock (AROC) & Its Competitors

Archrock (NYSE: AROC) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Archrock to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation. Institutional and Insider Ownership 88.6% […]

Compass Group PLC (CMPGY) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Compass Group PLC (OTCMKTS:CMPGY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Compass Group PLC provides food and support services to its customers globally through its subsidiaries. The Company serves customers in offices and factories; schools and […]

Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. (JAGX) Trading Down 1.7%

Shares of Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAGX) were down 1.7% during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.17 and last traded at $0.17. Approximately 1,366,898 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 18% from the average daily volume of 1,158,548 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.18. The company […]

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA) Stock Price Up 6%

Shares of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) rose 6% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $5.30 and last traded at $5.26. Approximately 4,185,140 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 30% from the average daily volume of 5,987,328 shares. The stock had previously closed at $4.96. FMSA has […]

Douglas N. Raucy Purchases 5,000 Shares of 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. (PIH) Stock

1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PIH) CEO Douglas N. Raucy purchased 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $7.69 per share, for a total transaction of $38,450.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 20,000 shares of the […]

Nikolaos Sofronis Buys 100,000 Shares of Maya Gold and Silver Inc. (MYA) Stock

Maya Gold and Silver Inc. (CVE:MYA) Director Nikolaos Sofronis acquired 100,000 shares of Maya Gold and Silver stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The shares were bought at an average price of C$0.42 per share, with a total value of C$42,000.00. Nikolaos Sofronis also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, November 21st, […]

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (ASH) Receives $82.33 Consensus PT from Brokerages

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year […]

Gabelli Comments on Campbell Soup Company’s FY2018 Earnings (CPB)

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) – Equities researchers at Gabelli reduced their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Campbell Soup in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Gabelli analyst S. Donnelly now expects that the company will post earnings per share of $3.00 for the year, down from their previous forecast of $3.10. […]

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) CEO Sells $58,890.00 in Stock

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) CEO Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin sold 1,300 shares of Applied Optoelectronics stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.30, for a total transaction of $58,890.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 522,837 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Contrasting Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)

Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE: BF.A) and Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.B) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation. Dividends Brown Forman Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.73 per […]

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (SFST) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

Shares of Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFST) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the six brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. […]

United States Steel Corporation (X) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.88 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) – Investment analysts at KeyCorp decreased their FY2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of United States Steel Corporation in a report released on Monday. KeyCorp analyst P. Gibbs now forecasts that the basic materials company will post earnings of $1.88 per share for the year, down from their previous […]

$0.15 Earnings Per Share Expected for Teekay Corporation (TK) This Quarter

Equities analysts forecast that Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) will post earnings of $0.15 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Teekay Corporation’s earnings. Teekay Corporation reported earnings per share of ($0.22) during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 168.2%. […]

Insider Selling: Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (INOV) Insider Sells $94,587.08 in Stock

Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INOV) insider Shauna L. Vernal sold 5,908 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.01, for a total value of $94,587.08. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 47,309 shares in the company, valued at […]

ARGA Investment Management LP Decreases Holdings in BP p.l.c. (BP)

ARGA Investment Management LP trimmed its holdings in shares of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) by 0.6% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,640,688 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 15,900 shares during the period. BP p.l.c. accounts […]

Novartis AG (NVS) Shares Bought by Camden National Bank

Camden National Bank increased its holdings in Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS) by 3.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 57,411 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,873 shares during the period. Camden National Bank’s holdings […]

Petards Group plc (PEG) Sets New 1-Year Low at $17.00

Petards Group plc (LON:PEG)’s share price hit a new 52-week low during trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as GBX 17 ($0.22) and last traded at GBX 18.50 ($0.24), with a volume of 107064 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 18.50 ($0.24). Separately, Beaufort Securities reiterated a “speculative buy” rating […]

MUFG Securities EMEA plc Purchases New Stake in Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC)

MUFG Securities EMEA plc purchased a new stake in Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 60,000 shares of the railroad operator’s stock, valued at approximately $7,934,000. A number of other hedge funds and […]

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Shares Bought by Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd

Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd raised its position in shares of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) by 10.0% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 550,000 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 50,000 shares during the quarter. […]

Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Position Raised by D.A. Davidson & CO.

D.A. Davidson & CO. lifted its holdings in shares of Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) by 4.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 740,959 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 34,866 shares during […]

Insider Selling: Snap Inc. (SNAP) General Counsel Sells $125,600.64 in Stock

Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) General Counsel Michael J. O’sullivan sold 10,016 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.54, for a total value of $125,600.64. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at […]

Norinchukin Bank The Has $3.36 Million Holdings in HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA)

Norinchukin Bank The raised its holdings in HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) by 8.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 42,215 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,462 shares during the quarter. Norinchukin Bank The’s holdings in HCA Holdings […]

Friedberg Investment Management Cuts Holdings in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK)

Friedberg Investment Management lowered its position in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) by 86.7% in 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 3,040 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 19,900 shares during the quarter. Friedberg […]

Morningstar Investment Services LLC Sells 7,446 Shares of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)

Morningstar Investment Services LLC trimmed its stake in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) by 0.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,058,538 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 7,446 shares during the period. Compass Minerals […]

Keating Investment Counselors Inc. Sells 1,075 Shares of Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Keating Investment Counselors Inc. lowered its position in shares of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) by 4.2% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 24,220 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,075 shares during the quarter. Cummins accounts for about 1.8% of Keating Investment […]