F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) Holding Lowered by Wedge Capital Management L L P NC

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC trimmed its holdings in shares of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) by 17.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 242,288 shares of the network technology company’s stock after selling 50,573 shares during the quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC owned about 0.40% of F5 Networks worth $39,258,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. AQR Capital Management LLC …

Tenax Therapeutics Inc (TENX) A nticipated to Announce Revenue of -$1.66 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages expect Tenax Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:TENX) to report ($1.66) earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Tenax Therapeutics’ earnings. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings results on Monday, January 1st.

On average, analysts expect that Tenax Therapeutics will report full year earnings of ($4.16) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($4.83) to ($3.48). For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of ($5.33) per share, with EPS estimates ranging from ($9.40) to ($1.26). Zacks Investment Research’s earnings …

Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) Shares Reduced by Wedge Capital Management L L P NC

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC trimmed its holdings in shares of Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE:UHS) by 16.5% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,475,396 shares of the health services provider’s stock after selling 290,702 shares during the quarter. Universal Health Services comprises about 2.1% of Wedge Capital Management L L P NC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest holding. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC owned approximately 1.59% of Universal Health Services worth $171,972,000 at the end of the most …

Liberty Latin America (LILA) to Release Revenue on Wednesday

Liberty Latin America (NASDAQ:LILA) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, February 20th.

Shares of Liberty Latin America stock opened at $18.85 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -45.98 and a beta of 1.82. Liberty Latin America has a 12-month low of $13.96 and a 12-month high of $23.66.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Latin America from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, December 13th. Five …

American Financial Network Advisory Services LLC Sold 2,810 Shares of Golub Capital BDC Inc (GBDC)

American Financial Network Advisory Services LLC cut its stake in shares of Golub Capital BDC Inc (NASDAQ:GBDC) by 10.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 25,319 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 2,810 shares during the quarter. American Financial Network Advisory Services LLC’s holdings in Golub Capital BDC were worth $418,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Biltmore Family Office LLC acquired a new …

Garrett Motion (GTX) to Release Revenue on Wednesday

Garrett Motion (NYSE:GTX) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, February 20th. Analysts expect Garrett Motion to post earnings of $0.54 per share for the quarter.

NYSE:GTX opened at $16.15 on Monday. Garrett Motion has a 1 year low of $11.01 and a 1 year high of $22.00.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on GTX. Zacks Investment Research cut Garrett Motion from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 6th. Barclays set a $14.00 price target on Garrett Motion and gave the company …

1,460 Shares in NVR, Inc. (NVR) Obtained by AltraVue Capital LLC

AltraVue Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 1,460 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,558,000. NVR accounts for about 2.2% of AltraVue Capital LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 22nd largest position.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of NVR. IMS Capital Management boosted its stake in NVR by 4.6% during the 4th quarter. IMS Capital Management now owns 250 shares of the construction …

Advisors Asset Management Inc. Sold 14,741 Shares of Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Advisors Asset Management Inc. trimmed its position in Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) by 30.1% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 34,276 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 14,741 shares during the quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Synchrony Financial were worth $804,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial by 7.7% …

Advisors Asset Management Inc. Bought 565 Shares of Allergan plc (AGN)

Advisors Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) by 10.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,856 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 565 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Allergan were worth $783,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. IMS Capital Management bought a new position in Allergan in the 3rd …

Adirondack Trust Co. Bought 680 Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

Adirondack Trust Co. grew its holdings in shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 6.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 10,866 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 680 shares during the period. Adirondack Trust Co.’s holdings in Merck & Co., Inc. were worth $830,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in Merck & Co., Inc. by 0.5% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group …

Strycker View Capital LLC Bought New Holding in Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA)

Strycker View Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 281,143 shares of the asset manager’s stock, valued at approximately $11,285,000. Voya Financial accounts for about 5.5% of Strycker View Capital LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 11th biggest holding. Strycker View Capital LLC owned about 0.18% of Voya Financial as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced …

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL) Plan Quarterly Dividend of $0.11

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 30th, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 11th will be paid a dividend of 0.105 per share by the bank on Monday, February 25th. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.62%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 8th.

Brookline Bancorp has raised its dividend payment by an average of 3.6% annually over the last three years. Brookline Bancorp has a dividend payout ratio of 38.9% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Analysts expect Brookline Bancorp to earn $1.16 per share …

HFF, Inc. Issues Special Dividend of $1.75 (NYSE:HF)

HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) announced a special dividend on Friday, February 1st, Fidelity reports. Investors of record on Monday, February 11th will be given a dividend of 1.75 per share by the financial services provider on Wednesday, February 27th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 8th.

NYSE:HF opened at $42.94 on Monday. HFF has a one year low of $31.38 and a one year high of $50.21. The company has a market cap of $1.68 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.38 and a beta of 1.67.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the stock. TheStreet downgraded shares …

Constellation Brands (STZ.B) vs. Diageo (DEO) Head to Head Review

Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ.B) and Diageo (NYSE:DEO) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Constellation Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.3% of Diageo shares are owned by institutional investors. 96.8% of Constellation Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability…

Questar Asset Management Inc. Purchased $1.05 Million in iShares Russell 1000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWB) Shares

Questar Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of iShares Russell 1000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWB) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 7,540 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,046,000. iShares Russell 1000 ETF makes up about 1.2% of Questar Asset Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest holding.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of IWB. JJJ Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 1000 …

Parkside Financial Bank & Trust Uplifts Stake in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE)

Parkside Financial Bank & Trust increased its holdings in shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by 12.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,154 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 236 shares during the quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust’s holdings in Deere & Company were worth $321,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. boosted its …

Mohawk Industries, Inc. (MHK) Holding Boosted by Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS

Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS increased its holdings in shares of Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MHK) by 28.0% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 202,372 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 44,261 shares during the quarter. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS owned about 0.27% of Mohawk Industries worth $23,669,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. First Pacific Advisors LP acquired a new stake …

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC Reduced Stake in Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY)

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC trimmed its holdings in shares of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) by 9.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 768,879 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 79,801 shares during the quarter. Signature Bank comprises about 1.0% of Wedge Capital Management L L P NC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st largest holding. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC owned approximately 1.40% of Signature Bank worth $79,048,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of …

Ashland Global Stake Inc (NYSE:ASH) Holding Lowered by Wedge Capital Management L L P NC

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC trimmed its holdings in shares of Ashland Global Holdings Inc (NYSE:ASH) by 8.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,330,952 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 128,625 shares during the quarter. Ashland Global comprises about 1.2% of Wedge Capital Management L L P NC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 13th largest holding. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC owned approximately 2.13% of Ashland Global worth $94,444,000 at the end of the most recent …

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC Has $85.15 Million Holding in Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL)

Wedge Capital Management L L P NC trimmed its holdings in shares of Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) by 10.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 5,259,083 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 641,623 shares during the quarter. Marvell Technology Group comprises about 1.1% of Wedge Capital Management L L P NC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 17th largest holding. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC owned approximately 0.80% of Marvell Technology Group worth $85,145,000 at the end of the most …

Core-Mark (CORE) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub

BidaskClub cut shares of Core-Mark (NASDAQ:CORE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday, January 31st.

Several other research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Sidoti lowered shares of Core-Mark from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $30.00 price target for the company. in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Core-Mark from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 8th. Loop Capital lowered their price objective on shares of Core-Mark to $35.00 and set a buy rating …

Pendal Group Ltd Sold 6,693 Shares of Phillips 66 (PSX)

Pendal Group Ltd reduced its position in shares of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) by 9.9% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 61,050 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 6,693 shares during the period. Pendal Group Ltd’s holdings in Phillips 66 were worth $5,228,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in PSX. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Phillips …

Ford Financial Group Inc. Purchased $272,000 in Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) Shares

Ford Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 8,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $272,000.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Signet Investment Advisory Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Harley-Davidson during the 4th quarter worth $29,000. Claybrook Capital LLC boosted its position in Harley-Davidson by 41.3% in the 3rd quarter. Claybrook Capital LLC now owns 1,710 shares of the company’s stock valued at $138,000 after …

World Asset Management Inc Has $461,000 Holding in Torchmark Co. (TMK)

World Asset Management Inc reduced its position in shares of Torchmark Co. (NYSE:TMK) by 5.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,191 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 356 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc’s holdings in Torchmark were worth $461,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TMK. CX Institutional purchased a new stake in Torchmark in …

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund Has $26.30 Million Holding in Broadcom Inc (AVGO)

Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund reduced its stake in Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ:AVGO) by 5.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 103,429 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock after selling 6,200 shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s holdings in Broadcom were worth $26,300,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in AVGO. Vanguard Group Inc. raised …

ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS) Shares Reduced by Harvey Investment Co. LLC

Harvey Investment Co. LLC reduced its position in shares of ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) by 0.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 117,694 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 725 shares during the period. ANSYS comprises about 3.2% of Harvey Investment Co. LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 11th largest holding. Harvey Investment Co. LLC owned about 0.14% of ANSYS worth $16,823,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes …

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO) Shares Obtained by Strs Ohio

Strs Ohio increased its stake in Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO) by 10.4% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 138,000 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after acquiring an additional 13,000 shares during the period. Strs Ohio owned approximately 0.15% of Carrizo Oil & Gas worth $1,558,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its …

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Has $5.02 Million Holding in Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. reduced its stake in Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) by 36.1% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 84,033 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 47,442 shares during the period. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Emerson Electric were worth $5,021,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Moody National Bank Trust Division purchased a new stake in …

Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Shares Reduced by Fisher Asset Management LLC

Fisher Asset Management LLC reduced its position in shares of Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) by 12.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,099 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 286 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Automatic Data Processing were worth $275,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in ADP. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position …

International Paper Co (IP) Shares Obtained by Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC

Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC increased its stake in International Paper Co (NYSE:IP) by 41.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,261 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after acquiring an additional 665 shares during the period. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC’s holdings in International Paper were worth $91,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in IP. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in …

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Shares Reduced by Broderick Brian C

Broderick Brian C reduced its position in shares of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) by 1.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,575 shares of the company’s stock after selling 225 shares during the period. Broderick Brian C’s holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $927,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KO. Cordasco Financial Network lifted its position in shares of The …

Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) Shares Obtained by D.A. Davidson & CO.

D.A. Davidson & CO. raised its position in shares of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) by 5.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 611,112 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 30,125 shares during the period. D.A. Davidson & CO. owned about 0.10% of Emerson Electric worth $36,514,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in EMR. Vanguard Group Inc lifted …

Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ Has $230,000 Holding in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ reduced its position in shares of Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 9.9% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,570 shares of the coffee company’s stock after selling 393 shares during the period. Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ’s holdings in Starbucks were worth $230,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in SBUX. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of …

Cwm LLC Lifted Holding in Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ:AVGO)

CWM LLC raised its position in shares of Broadcom Inc (NASDAQ:AVGO) by 35.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 872 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer’s stock after buying an additional 228 shares during the period. CWM LLC’s holdings in Broadcom were worth $222,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in AVGO. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Broadcom by 6.6% in the …

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD Has $681,000 Holding in Baker Hughes A GE Co (BHGE)

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD raised its position in shares of Baker Hughes A GE Co (NYSE:BHGE) by 5.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 31,688 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,567 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD’s holdings in Baker Hughes A GE were worth $681,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in …

Harvey Investment Co. LLC Bought 5,160 Shares of Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL)

Harvey Investment Co. LLC increased its stake in Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL) by 6.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 84,155 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,160 shares during the period. Harvey Investment Co. LLC owned approximately 0.10% of Hexcel worth $4,825,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of …

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) Shares Obtained by Nisa Investment Advisors LLC

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) by 321.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 780 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 595 shares during the period. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in FleetCor Technologies were worth $145,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in FLT. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings …

Greenleaf Trust Has $3.99 Million Holding in Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM)

Greenleaf Trust raised its position in shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) by 8.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 46,982 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after buying an additional 3,780 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust’s holdings in Exxon Mobil were worth $3,994,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in XOM. Kwmg LLC purchased a new stake in …

3M Co (NYSE:MMM) Shares Reduced by Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.

Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. reduced its position in shares of 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) by 1.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 35,896 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after selling 405 shares during the period. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc.’s holdings in 3M were worth $6,840,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. IMS Capital Management purchased a new stake in shares of 3M …

Strs Ohio Has $1.45 Million Holding in Sirius XM Stake Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI)

Strs Ohio increased its stake in Sirius XM Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) by 6.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 254,351 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 14,957 shares during the period. Strs Ohio’s holdings in Sirius XM were worth $1,452,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FMR LLC grew its stake in shares of Sirius XM by …

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Shares Obtained by Global Trust Asset Management LLC

Global Trust Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 61.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,432 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 7,405 shares during the period. Merck & Co., Inc. comprises about 1.3% of Global Trust Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 16th largest holding. Global Trust Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Merck & Co., Inc. were worth $1,485,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several …

Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) Shares Obtained by KBC Group NV

KBC Group NV increased its stake in shares of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) by 104.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 438,152 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 224,099 shares during the period. KBC Group NV owned about 0.11% of Viacom worth $11,261,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VIAB. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. grew its holdings in Viacom by …

Analyzing Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) and Intrusion (INTZ)

Intrusion (OTCMKTS:INTZ) and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Intrusion and Cisco Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.

Cisco Systems has a consensus price target of $53.62, indicating a potential upside of 8.47%. Given Cisco Systems’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cisco Systems is more favorable than Intrusion.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.0% of Intrusion shares …

Teton Advisors Inc. Bought 1,300 Shares of Fabrinet (FN)

Teton Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) by 9.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,300 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the period. Teton Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Fabrinet were worth $785,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FN. Bank of Montreal Can grew its holdings in Fabrinet by 13.2% …

Tuttle Tactical Management Has $757,000 Stake in CSX Co. (CSX)

Tuttle Tactical Management lowered its stake in shares of CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX) by 14.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 22,555 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 3,945 shares during the period. Tuttle Tactical Management’s holdings in CSX were worth $757,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Whitener Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of …

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) Shares Reduced by KBC Group NV

KBC Group NV trimmed its stake in Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) by 59.8% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 83,318 shares of the software company’s stock after selling 123,783 shares during the quarter. KBC Group NV’s holdings in Autodesk were worth $10,716,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Clean Yield Group acquired a new stake in shares of Autodesk in the 4th quarter worth about $30,000. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. increased …

Pendal Group Ltd Sold 237 Shares of PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)

Pendal Group Ltd lowered its holdings in shares of PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) by 4.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,781 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 237 shares during the period. Pendal Group Ltd’s holdings in PPG Industries were worth $489,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in PPG. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA grew its stake in …

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) Shares Reduced by WestEnd Advisors LLC

WestEnd Advisors LLC lowered its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) by 12.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 138,962 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 19,628 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group comprises 2.5% of WestEnd Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 23rd largest holding. WestEnd Advisors LLC’s holdings in Goldman Sachs Group were worth $23,214,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds also recently added …

Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) Shares Reduced by Wedbush Securities Inc.

Wedbush Securities Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) by 41.5% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,838 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 3,437 shares during the period. Wedbush Securities Inc.’s holdings in Baidu were worth $767,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its position in Baidu by …

Cimpress (CMPR) Lowered by SunTrust Banks

Cimpress (NASDAQ:CMPR) was downgraded by stock analysts at SunTrust Banks from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Thursday, January 31st, The Fly reports.

CMPR has been the subject of several other reports. Barrington Research set a $135.00 target price on shares of Cimpress and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 5th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Cimpress from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Cimpress from a “hold” rating to a “strong …

Pendal Group Ltd Bought 14,293 Shares of Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX)

Pendal Group Ltd increased its stake in shares of Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) by 29.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 62,436 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 14,293 shares during the period. Pendal Group Ltd’s holdings in Newfield Exploration were worth $915,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in NFX. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake …

KBC Group NV Bought 264,764 Shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST)

KBC Group NV increased its stake in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) by 63.1% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 684,221 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 264,764 shares during the period. KBC Group NV owned about 0.09% of Host Hotels and Resorts worth $11,406,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HST. Crestline …

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AEIS) Stake Reduced by Alps Advisors Inc.

Alps Advisors Inc. lowered its holdings in Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEIS) by 4.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,653 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after selling 429 shares during the period. Alps Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Advanced Energy Industries were worth $371,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AEIS. Schroder Investment Management Group bought a new position in shares of Advanced Energy Industries during …

Harvest Capital Credit (HCAP) Boosted by Zacks Investment Research to “Purchase”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Harvest Capital Credit (NASDAQ:HCAP) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Friday morning. The firm currently has $12.00 price objective on the investment management company’s stock.

According to Zacks, “Harvest Capital Credit Corporation is a closed-end management investment company. The company invest in the form of subordinated debt, senior debt and minority equity. Harvest Capital Credit Corporation is headquartered in New York, United Sates. “

NASDAQ HCAP opened at $11.10 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 9.73, a current ratio of 9.73 and a …

MakeMyTrip (MMYT) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday.

According to Zacks, “MakeMyTrip Limited is an online travel service company which offers travel products and solutions in India and the United States. The Company’s services and products include air tickets, customized holiday packages, hotel booking, railway tickets, bus tickets, car hire and facilitating access to travel insurance. MakeMyTrip Limited is the parent company of MakeMyTrip (India) Private Limited and MakeMyTrip.com Inc. Through its primary website, www.makemytrip.com, and other technology-enhanced platforms, the Company provides access …

HSS Hire Group (HSS) Rating Repeats by Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reissued their hold rating on shares of HSS Hire Group (LON:HSS) in a report issued on Friday.

Shares of LON HSS opened at GBX 34.55 ($0.45) on Friday. HSS Hire Group has a 52 week low of GBX 20 ($0.26) and a 52 week high of GBX 72.50 ($0.95).

About HSS Hire Group

HSS Hire Group plc offers tool and equipment hire, and related services in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It operates through Rental and related revenue; and Services segments. The company provides tools, equipment, and hire-related services to businesses, and trade and DIY …

Solaredge Technologies (SEDG) Issued to Announce Quarterly Revenue on Wednesday

Solaredge Technologies (NASDAQ:SEDG) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, February 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.56 per share for the quarter. Parties that are interested in participating in the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

SEDG stock opened at $43.30 on Monday. Solaredge Technologies has a twelve month low of $32.42 and a twelve month high of $70.74. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.24, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.71 and a beta of 0.23.

SEDG has been the …

Employers (EIG) to Release Quarterly Revenue on Wednesday

Employers (NYSE:EIG) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, February 20th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.69 per share for the quarter. Parties that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Shares of EIG stock opened at $45.37 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion, a PE ratio of 15.70 and a beta of 0.65. Employers has a one year low of $38.35 and a one year high of $47.97.

EIG has been the subject of several analyst …

Pendal Group Ltd Sold 10,143 Shares of Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC)

Pendal Group Ltd lowered its stake in shares of Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) by 73.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,580 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 10,143 shares during the period. Pendal Group Ltd’s holdings in Northrop Grumman were worth $877,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in NOC. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC grew its holdings in Northrop …

8X8 (EGHT) Received Purchase Rating from Rosenblatt Securities

8X8 (NASDAQ:EGHT)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Rosenblatt Securities in a research note issued on Thursday, January 31st. They currently have a $22.50 price objective on the technology company’s stock. Rosenblatt Securities’ target price points to a potential upside of 13.52% from the company’s previous close.

EGHT has been the subject of several other reports. Summit Insights restated a “hold” rating on shares of 8X8 in a research note on Tuesday, October 30th. Needham & Company LLC decreased their target price on shares of 8X8 from $23.00 to $22.00 and set a “buy” rating …