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Contrasting WPP PLC (WPPGY) & Omnicom Group (OMC)

Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) and WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitabiliy, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership. Volatility and Risk Omnicom Group has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its […]

Brinker International (EAT) & Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) Head-To-Head Contrast

Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) and Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations and dividends. Earnings & Valuation This table compares Brinker International and Texas Roadhouse’s top-line revenue, earnings per […]

Reviewing Monster Worldwide (MWW) and DHI Group (DHX)

Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW) and DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy and earnings. Institutional and Insider Ownership 88.7% of Monster Worldwide shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, […]

Comparing Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) and Cinemark Holdings (CNK)

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) and Cinemark Holdings (NYSE:CNK) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, profitabiliy and analyst recommendations. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices […]

Brokerages Expect Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $323.55 Million

Analysts predict that Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG) will announce $323.55 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for Apogee Enterprises’ earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $302.60 million and the highest estimate coming in at $344.50 million. Apogee Enterprises reported sales of […]

$132.54 Million in Sales Expected for InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC) This Quarter

Equities research analysts forecast that InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC) will post $132.54 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for InterDigital’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $132.47 million and the highest is $132.60 million. InterDigital posted sales of $75.92 million during the same quarter […]

$493.85 Million in Sales Expected for Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) This Quarter

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) will announce $493.85 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seven analysts have issued estimates for Autodesk’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $481.40 million and the highest is $503.80 million. Autodesk reported sales of $550.70 million in the same quarter last year, […]

Mackenzie Financial Corp Buys 854 Shares of Sprint Corporation (S)

Mackenzie Financial Corp increased its position in Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) by 5.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 15,701 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after buying an additional 854 shares during the period. Mackenzie Financial Corp’s holdings in Sprint Corporation were worth $136,000 as of its most recent SEC […]

Menta Capital LLC Takes Position in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO)

Menta Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 19,500 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $642,000. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their […]

Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. Buys 1,200 Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Co Ltd. increased its position in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) by 4.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 26,671 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,200 […]

Menta Capital LLC Takes Position in Sonoco Products Company (SON)

Menta Capital LLC purchased a new position in Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 12,366 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $654,000. A number of other hedge funds have also […]

Menta Capital LLC Acquires 4,300 Shares of Graco Inc. (GGG)

Menta Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) by 159.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 7,000 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 4,300 shares during the period. Menta Capital LLC’s […]

Marshall Wace North America L.P. Purchases New Position in Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (FBC)

Marshall Wace North America L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:FBC) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 88,620 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,481,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. owned about 0.16% of Flagstar Bancorp at the end of the […]

Marshall Wace North America L.P. Buys New Position in HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY)

Marshall Wace North America L.P. bought a new position in HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 124,362 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,487,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. owned 0.15% of HMS Holdings […]

105,274 Shares in ABB Ltd (ABB) Acquired by MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd

MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd acquired a new position in ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 105,274 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,421,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also […]

124,362 Shares in HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) Acquired by MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd

MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd acquired a new position in shares of HMS Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:HMSY) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 124,362 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,487,000. MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd owned approximately 0.15% of HMS Holdings Corp as of its most recent SEC filing. […]

MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd Takes Position in Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI)

MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd acquired a new position in Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 26,331 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $2,475,000. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in CCI. Michael & […]

Global X Management Co. LLC Increases Position in Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) by 30.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 50,311 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 11,657 shares during the period. Global […]

Global X Management Co. LLC Has $249,000 Position in TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL)

Global X Management Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) by 33.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 3,346 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after buying an additional 834 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. LLC’s holdings in TE Connectivity were worth $249,000 […]

HCP, Inc. (HCP) Stake Lowered by Global X Management Co. LLC

Global X Management Co. LLC decreased its position in HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) by 76.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 8,111 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 25,909 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. LLC’s holdings in HCP were worth $254,000 at the end of […]

Fairpointe Capital LLC Sells 18,900 Shares of HP Inc. (HPQ)

Fairpointe Capital LLC reduced its stake in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) by 21.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 68,050 shares of the computer maker’s stock after selling 18,900 shares during the period. Fairpointe Capital LLC’s holdings in HP were worth $1,216,000 […]

Global X Management Co. LLC Decreases Position in Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

Global X Management Co. LLC reduced its stake in shares of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) by 95.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,426 shares of the company’s stock after selling 205,692 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. LLC’s holdings in […]

Global X Management Co. LLC Buys 557 Shares of Harris Corporation (HRS)

Global X Management Co. LLC increased its position in Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) by 31.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,356 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 557 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. LLC’s holdings in […]

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI) Stake Increased by Cleararc Capital Inc.

Cleararc Capital Inc. boosted its position in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) by 1.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 12,038 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 114 shares during the period. Cleararc Capital Inc.’s holdings in SunTrust Banks were worth $666,000 as of its most recent […]

Global X Management Co. LLC Buys 1,083 Shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)

Global X Management Co. LLC increased its position in shares of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) by 22.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 5,917 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,083 shares during the period. Global X Management Co. LLC’s holdings in Archer-Daniels-Midland Company were worth $272,000 as […]