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Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stake Raised by Country Trust Bank

Country Trust Bank grew its position in shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 3.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,064,851 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 37,197 shares during […]

Maxim Group Trims NetApp (NTAP) Target Price to $86.00

NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) had its target price reduced by Maxim Group to $86.00 in a research report report published on Thursday morning, The Fly reports. Maxim Group currently has a buy rating on the data storage provider’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Credit Suisse Group set […]

QUALCOMM’s (QCOM) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity restated their buy rating on shares of QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) in a research note released on Thursday morning, The Fly reports. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $90.00 price target on the wireless technology company’s stock, down from their prior price target of $105.00. QCOM has been the subject of a number of other reports. […]

Neogen (NEOG) Coverage Initiated at Guggenheim

Guggenheim initiated coverage on shares of Neogen (NASDAQ:NEOG) in a research note published on Thursday, Briefing.com Automated Import reports. The brokerage issued a neutral rating on the stock. NEOG has been the subject of several other research reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Neogen from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research […]

Contrasting WVS Financial (WVFC) & Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS)

WVS Financial (NASDAQ:WVFC) and Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares WVS Financial and Hingham Institution for Savings’ net margins, […]

Insider Selling: Alkermes Plc (ALKS) CEO Sells 60,000 Shares of Stock

Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) CEO Richard F. Pops sold 60,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.42, for a total transaction of $1,525,200.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 776,433 shares of the company’s stock, valued at […]

Bank of Montreal Can Has $533,000 Stake in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (SEAS)

Bank of Montreal Can grew its stake in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS) by 193.4% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 20,700 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 13,645 shares during the quarter. Bank of Montreal Can’s holdings in SeaWorld Entertainment were worth $533,000 as of its most recent SEC […]

Cactus Inc (WHD) Holdings Reduced by Bank of Montreal Can

Bank of Montreal Can decreased its position in Cactus Inc (NYSE:WHD) by 16.9% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 17,134 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,488 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can’s holdings in Cactus were worth $610,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities […]

Bank of America Corp DE Has $260,000 Stake in Old Second Bancorp Inc. (OSBC)

Bank of America Corp DE lifted its holdings in shares of Old Second Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) by 62.7% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 20,097 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 7,745 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE’s holdings in Old Second Bancorp […]

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (ADES) Position Boosted by Bank of America Corp DE

Bank of America Corp DE boosted its holdings in Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADES) by 32.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 25,856 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 6,354 shares during the quarter. Bank of […]

Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL) Holdings Lifted by Ballentine Partners LLC

Ballentine Partners LLC lifted its stake in Enable Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENBL) by 135.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 53,510 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after acquiring an additional 30,770 shares during the period. Ballentine Partners […]

Cerus (CERS) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Friday, BidAskClub reports. CERS has been the subject of several other research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of Cerus from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Zacks Investment […]

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Shares Sold by Ballentine Partners LLC

Ballentine Partners LLC reduced its position in shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 22.4% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,490 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after selling 3,901 shares during the period. Ballentine Partners LLC’s holdings […]

Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC Sells 900 Shares of John Bean Technologies Corp (JBT)

Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC lowered its holdings in shares of John Bean Technologies Corp (NYSE:JBT) by 4.9% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 17,552 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 900 shares during the period. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC’s holdings in John Bean Technologies were worth $1,613,000 […]

Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) Shares Sold by Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC

Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC cut its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 1.7% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 37,597 shares of the company’s stock after selling 664 shares during the quarter. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF makes up approximately 2.7% of Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making […]

Avestar Capital LLC Acquires 6,173 Shares of SPDR Portfolio Mid Cap ETF (SPMD)

Avestar Capital LLC grew its holdings in shares of SPDR Portfolio Mid Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:SPMD) by 60.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 16,325 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,173 shares during the quarter. Avestar Capital LLC’s […]

Visa Inc (V) Shares Bought by Athena Capital Advisors LLC

Athena Capital Advisors LLC grew its stake in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 9.9% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,971 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock after buying an additional 177 shares during the period. Athena Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Visa were worth $260,000 as of its most recent filing […]

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades One Liberty Properties (OLP) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of One Liberty Properties (NYSE:OLP) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Friday morning, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “ONE LIBERTY PROPERTIES, INC. is a real estate investment trust which invests primarily in improved, commercial real estate under long-term net lease. “ Other analysts […]

ARP Americas LP Invests $356,000 in SVB Financial Group (SIVB) Stock

ARP Americas LP acquired a new stake in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 1,600 shares of the bank’s stock, valued at approximately $356,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their […]

Oppenheimer Increases Workday (WDAY) Price Target to $225.00

Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) had its price target increased by Oppenheimer from $216.00 to $225.00 in a report issued on Thursday morning, The Fly reports. The brokerage currently has an outperform rating on the software maker’s stock. WDAY has been the subject of a number of other reports. Cowen raised shares of Workday from a market perform […]

Alpine Associates Management Inc. Purchases Shares of 14,559 Magellan Health Inc (MGLN)

Alpine Associates Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Magellan Health Inc (NASDAQ:MGLN) during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor purchased 14,559 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $960,000. Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of MGLN. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares […]

Anchor Capital Advisors LLC Sells 600 Shares of Stryker Co. (SYK)

Anchor Capital Advisors LLC lessened its stake in shares of Stryker Co. (NYSE:SYK) by 13.5% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,858 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after selling 600 shares during the quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Stryker were worth $762,000 as of its most […]

American International Group Inc. Trims Holdings in Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

American International Group Inc. cut its holdings in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) by 1.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 41,536 shares of the casino operator’s stock after selling 643 shares during the period. American International Group Inc.’s […]

Comparing BankFinancial (BFIN) and First Capital (FCAP)

BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) and First Capital (NASDAQ:FCAP) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability. Profitability This table compares BankFinancial and First Capital’s net margins, return on equity and return on […]

Oceaneering International (OII) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the seventeen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average […]