Archive for Patrick Bannon

RLI Corp. (RLI) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLI) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “RLI Corp. boasts one of the industry’s most profitable P&C writers, with an impressive track record of underwriting profits in 37 of the past 41 years (particularly the […]

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN) Given New $11.00 Price Target at Needham & Company LLC

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) had its price target reduced by Needham & Company LLC from $13.00 to $11.00 in a report published on Monday. They currently have a strong-buy rating on the semiconductor company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of NeoPhotonics Corporation from a sell rating to […]

Barings Global Short Duratin Hgh Yld Fnd (BGH) To Go Ex-Dividend on September 20th

Barings Global Short Duratin Hgh Yld Fnd (NYSE:BGH) declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, August 8th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of 0.1534 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.96%. The ex-dividend date of […]

Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Downgraded by Needham & Company LLC to “Hold”

Needham & Company LLC cut shares of Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday morning. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Several other brokerages have also issued reports on BRKS. ValuEngine lowered Brooks Automation from a buy rating to a […]

13,400 Shares in Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) Purchased by Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new stake in Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE:XEC) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 13,400 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock, valued at approximately $1,260,000. Several […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $26.11 Million Holdings in United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased its holdings in United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) by 7.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 939,157 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 76,323 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Acquires 10,251 Shares of MBIA, Inc. (MBI)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in shares of MBIA, Inc. (NYSE:MBI) by 0.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,949,991 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,251 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Holds Stake in Financial Engines, Inc. (FNGN)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department maintained its position in shares of Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 53,675 shares of the asset manager’s stock at the end of the second quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department owned approximately […]

Timberland Bancorp (TSBK) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.02

News articles about Timberland Bancorp (NASDAQ:TSBK) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the […]

Analyzing Crossroads Systems (CRDS) and Its Peers

Crossroads Systems (NASDAQ: CRDS) is one of 22 public companies in the “Computer Peripherals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Crossroads Systems to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and risk. Risk & Volatility Crossroads Systems has […]

Wendy’s Company (The) (WEN) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Wendy’s Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday. WEN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC raised their price objective on shares of Wendy’s Company (The) from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock […]

Analyzing Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) and C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW)

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) and C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) are both large-cap transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. Volatility & Risk Union Pacific Corporation has a beta of 0.81, meaning […]

Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Given New GBX 300 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG

Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) had its price objective lowered by Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 315 ($4.25) to GBX 300 ($4.04) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. ESUR has been the subject of several other research reports. J P Morgan Chase […]

Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. (KFS) Director Joseph Stilwell Acquires 2,586 Shares of Stock

Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:KFS) (TSE:KFS) Director Joseph Stilwell bought 2,586 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $5.95 per share, with a total value of $15,386.70. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible […]

Nickel One Resources Inc (NNN) Director Carl Vance Loeber Acquires 300,000 Shares

Nickel One Resources Inc (TSE:NNN) Director Carl Vance Loeber bought 300,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of C$0.04 per share, with a total value of C$12,000.00. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “[[title]]” was reported by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. […]

Lipe & Dalton Decreases Holdings in Deere & Company (DE)

Lipe & Dalton reduced its position in shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 26,847 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 50 shares during the quarter. Deere & comprises 2.1% […]

312,345 Shares in Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (ACHC) Purchased by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 312,345 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,424,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned […]

zooplus AG (ZO1) Given a €100.00 Price Target at Hauck & Aufhaeuser

Hauck & Aufhaeuser set a €100.00 ($119.05) target price on zooplus AG (ETR:ZO1) in a research note published on Monday morning. The firm currently has a sell rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Oddo Securities set a €150.00 ($178.57) target price on zooplus AG […]

North American Energy Partners, Inc. (NOA) Stake Held by Royce & Associates LP

Royce & Associates LP maintained its stake in North American Energy Partners, Inc. (NYSE:NOA) (TSE:NOA) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 50,000 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Royce & […]

Contrasting Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (SCMP) & Its Peers

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SCMP) is one of 288 publicly-traded companies in the “Bio Therapeutic Drugs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Sucampo Pharmaceuticals to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Sucampo […]

Royce & Associates LP Maintains Holdings in SIFCO Industries Inc (SIF)

Royce & Associates LP continued to hold its stake in shares of SIFCO Industries Inc (NYSEMKT:SIF) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 45,800 shares of the aerospace company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Royce […]

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (ANH) and The Competition Head to Head Contrast

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH) is one of 16 publicly-traded companies in the “Specialized REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and valuation. Analyst Recommendations […]

American Century Companies Inc. Acquires Shares of 6,697 EPAM Systems, Inc. (EPAM)

American Century Companies Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 6,697 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $563,000. Several other institutional […]

Reviewing Washington Banking (WBCO) and 1st Source Corporation (SRCE)

Washington Banking (NASDAQ: WBCO) and 1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ:SRCE) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and risk. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Washington […]

Critical Review: lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) and Its Rivals

lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) is one of 26 public companies in the “Apparel & Accessories” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare lululemon athletica inc. to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations This is a […]