EQT Co. (EQT) Stake Lessened by FDx Advisors Inc.

FDx Advisors Inc. trimmed its holdings in EQT Co. (NYSE:EQT) by 70.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,696 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 11,021 shares during the period. FDx Advisors Inc.’s holdings in EQT were worth $208,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of EQT in the …

Kraton Corp (KRA) Position Decreased by FDx Advisors Inc.

FDx Advisors Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Kraton Corp (NYSE:KRA) by 75.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,077 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 15,854 shares during the quarter. FDx Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Kraton were worth $239,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. American Century Companies Inc. grew its holdings in Kraton by 47.4% during the second …

King Luther Capital Management Corp Has $2.29 Million Position in Steven Madden, Ltd. (SHOO)

King Luther Capital Management Corp lowered its position in shares of Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SHOO) by 5.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 43,205 shares of the textile maker’s stock after selling 2,340 shares during the quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp’s holdings in Steven Madden were worth $2,286,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of SHOO. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc grew its holdings in Steven Madden by 81.8% during …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Raises Position in Investment Technology Group (ITG)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Investment Technology Group (NYSE:ITG) by 5,027.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 172,333 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 168,972 shares during the period. Panagora Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Investment Technology Group were worth $3,733,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of ITG. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Investment Technology Group during …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Boosts Position in CBIZ, Inc. (CBZ)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE:CBZ) by 78.9% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 164,919 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 72,742 shares during the period. Panagora Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in CBIZ were worth $3,909,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ramsey Quantitative Systems raised its stake in shares of CBIZ by 38.6% in the third quarter. Ramsey Quantitative Systems now owns 8,850 shares of the business services provider’s …

Alamo Group, Inc. (ALG) Shares Bought by King Luther Capital Management Corp

King Luther Capital Management Corp grew its stake in Alamo Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALG) by 394.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 30,215 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 24,100 shares during the quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp owned 0.26% of Alamo Group worth $2,768,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ALG. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its holdings in Alamo Group by 50.1% in …

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Sold by Evercore Wealth Management LLC

Evercore Wealth Management LLC cut its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 10.5% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 117,232 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 13,750 shares during the period. Evercore Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Wells Fargo & Co were worth $6,161,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of WFC. Sageworth Trust Co increased its position in Wells Fargo & Co by 257.9% during the third quarter. Sageworth Trust Co now …

Analysts Set Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI) PT at $128.68

Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Buy” by the sixteen research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $127.04.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on MSI. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Motorola Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $139.00 price …

ALEXIUM Intl Gr/S (AXXIY) vs. HB Fuller (FUL) Head to Head Contrast

ALEXIUM Intl Gr/S (OTCMKTS:AXXIY) and HB Fuller (NYSE:FUL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ALEXIUM Intl Gr/S and HB Fuller’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

HB Fuller has higher revenue and earnings than ALEXIUM Intl Gr/S.

Risk & Volatility

ALEXIUM Intl Gr/S has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HB Fuller has a …

SJW Group (SJW) Rating Increased to Outperform at Evercore ISI

Evercore ISI upgraded shares of SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) from an in-line rating to an outperform rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning, Marketbeat reports.

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on SJW. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of SJW Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, August 22nd. ValuEngine raised shares of SJW Group from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, September 12th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded shares of SJW Group from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $63.00 …

SYNNEX (SNX) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of SYNNEX (NYSE:SNX) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday morning.

According to Zacks, “SYNNEX Corporation, a business process services company, provides business-to-business services that help their customers and business partners grow and enhance their customer-engagement strategies. Headquartered in Fremont, CA, and with operations in more than 30 countries, SYNNEX is an industry leader in IT distribution and customer care outsourced services, operating in two business segments: Technology Solutions and Concentrix. SYNNEX brings the most relevant technology solutions to the IT and consumer electronics markets to help their …

Contrasting China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp (CADC) & Limbach (LMB)

China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp (NASDAQ:CADC) and Limbach (NASDAQ:LMB) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp and Limbach’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Volatility & Risk

China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Limbach has a beta of 0.38, indicating that its stock price …

XsunX (XSNX) vs. Shiner International (UECN) Head to Head Comparison

XsunX (OTCMKTS:XSNX) and Shiner International (OTCMKTS:UECN) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

XsunX has a beta of -0.07, indicating that its share price is 107% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shiner International has a beta of -2.32, indicating that its share price is 332% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of XsunX shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.7% of Shiner International shares …

FDx Advisors Inc. Has $208,000 Position in BorgWarner Inc. (BWA)

FDx Advisors Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) by 73.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,863 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 13,484 shares during the quarter. FDx Advisors Inc.’s holdings in BorgWarner were worth $208,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in BWA. American Century Companies Inc. grew its stake in BorgWarner by 37,503.3% during the …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Eversource Energy (ES)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Eversource Energy (NYSE:ES) by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 65,410 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 931 shares during the period. Panagora Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Eversource Energy were worth $4,019,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Eversource Energy …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Acquires 70,015 Shares of Graco Inc. (GGG)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) by 512.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 83,689 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after acquiring an additional 70,015 shares during the quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. owned about 0.05% of Graco worth $3,878,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its holdings in shares of Graco …

Bigbom Hits Market Cap of $286,014.00 (BBO)

Bigbom (CURRENCY:BBO) traded 3.2% higher against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 7:00 AM E.T. on December 9th. One Bigbom token can now be bought for about $0.0008 or 0.00000024 BTC on major exchanges including Hotbit, Kyber Network, Bancor Network and IDEX. Bigbom has a total market cap of $286,014.00 and $138,553.00 worth of Bigbom was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last seven days, Bigbom has traded down 22.2% against the dollar.

Here is how other cryptocurrencies have performed during the last day:

XRP (XRP) traded 1.9% higher against the dollar and now trades …

Golem Reaches Market Capitalization of $64.41 Million (GNT)

Golem (CURRENCY:GNT) traded 2.9% higher against the dollar during the 1 day period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on December 9th. One Golem token can currently be purchased for $0.0671 or 0.00001909 BTC on major exchanges including Tidex, Ethfinex, Bitbns and YoBit. Over the last week, Golem has traded 25.1% lower against the dollar. Golem has a market cap of $64.41 million and $22.45 million worth of Golem was traded on exchanges in the last day.

Here is how similar cryptocurrencies have performed over the last day:

XRP (XRP) traded 2% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.31 …

MagicCoin (MAGE) Price Tops $0.0129 on Exchanges

MagicCoin (CURRENCY:MAGE) traded flat against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 7:00 AM E.T. on December 9th. One MagicCoin coin can now be bought for $0.0129 or 0.00000342 BTC on major exchanges. In the last week, MagicCoin has traded flat against the U.S. dollar. MagicCoin has a market cap of $97,297.00 and $0.00 worth of MagicCoin was traded on exchanges in the last day.

Here is how other cryptocurrencies have performed in the last day:

YashCoin (YASH) traded flat against the dollar and now trades at $0.15 or 0.00001650 BTC.

FinCoin (FNC) traded down 0.3% against the …

FDx Advisors Inc. Invests $216,000 in Mercadolibre Inc (MELI)

FDx Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 634 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $216,000.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in MELI. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Mercadolibre by 79.7% during the 3rd quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 408 shares of the company’s stock worth $139,000 after acquiring an additional 181 shares during the period. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. lifted …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Sells 8,023 Shares of Getty Realty Corp. (GTY)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) by 5.4% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 141,013 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 8,023 shares during the period. Panagora Asset Management Inc. owned about 0.35% of Getty Realty worth $4,027,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in Getty Realty …

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Shares Sold by Panagora Asset Management Inc.

Panagora Asset Management Inc. lowered its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) by 59.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,961 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 23,410 shares during the quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Thermo Fisher Scientific were worth $3,896,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in TMO. FMR LLC lifted its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific by 18.5% in the …

PCHAIN Price Hits $0.0070 on Top Exchanges (PAI)

PCHAIN (CURRENCY:PAI) traded 1.6% higher against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on December 9th. One PCHAIN token can currently be bought for $0.0070 or 0.00000199 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including DDEX, IDEX, Bilaxy and Token Store. PCHAIN has a total market cap of $5.19 million and $210,105.00 worth of PCHAIN was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last seven days, PCHAIN has traded 29.6% lower against the U.S. dollar.

Here is how related cryptocurrencies have performed over the last day:

XRP (XRP) traded 1.9% higher against the dollar …

SophiaTX Price Hits $0.0229 on Top Exchanges (SPHTX)

SophiaTX (CURRENCY:SPHTX) traded up 9.3% against the US dollar during the 1-day period ending at 7:00 AM E.T. on December 9th. One SophiaTX token can now be purchased for approximately $0.0229 or 0.00000652 BTC on popular exchanges including Hotbit, Liquid, Bit-Z and Kucoin. SophiaTX has a total market capitalization of $4.43 million and $110,017.00 worth of SophiaTX was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last week, SophiaTX has traded 24% lower against the US dollar.

Here is how related cryptocurrencies have performed during the last day:

XRP (XRP) traded up 2% against the dollar and now trades …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Has $3.86 Million Stake in Coty Inc (COTY)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) by 121.7% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 307,043 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 168,527 shares during the period. Panagora Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Coty were worth $3,856,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Coty by 3.8% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,726,595 shares of the company’s …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Purchases New Position in iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY)

Panagora Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (NYSEARCA:EWY) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 58,749 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $4,011,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EWY. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea ETF by 8.7% during the 2nd quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 47,446 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock …

Laurion Capital Management LP Acquires Shares of 39,627 CBRE Group Inc (CBRE)

Laurion Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBRE) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 39,627 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,748,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. BlackRock Inc. purchased a new position in CBRE Group in the third quarter valued at $1,011,772,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. purchased a new position in CBRE Group in the third quarter …

FDx Advisors Inc. Invests $228,000 in Dell Technologies Inc (DVMT) Stock

FDx Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE:DVMT) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 2,346 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $228,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of DVMT. Third Point LLC acquired a new stake in Dell Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at about $169,160,000. Alpine Associates Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Dell Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at about $90,101,000. Renaissance Technologies …

1,402 Shares in Msci Inc (MSCI) Acquired by FDx Advisors Inc.

FDx Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 1,402 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $249,000.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. PEAK6 Investments LLC purchased a new position in Msci in the 3rd quarter valued at about $913,000. GFI Investment Counsel Ltd. lifted its holdings in Msci by 0.6% in the 3rd quarter. GFI Investment Counsel Ltd. now owns 162,436 shares …

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (WMS) Holdings Decreased by Algert Global LLC

Algert Global LLC cut its stake in shares of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc (NYSE:WMS) by 24.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 36,181 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 11,800 shares during the period. Algert Global LLC owned approximately 0.06% of Advanced Drainage Systems worth $1,118,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Advanced Drainage Systems by …

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Sells 284 Shares of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (FDS)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can lessened its stake in shares of FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) by 0.9% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 32,028 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 284 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can owned 0.08% of FactSet Research Systems worth $7,172,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of FDS. Bruderman Asset Management LLC bought a …

8,235 Shares in Preformed Line Products (PLPC) Purchased by Bailard Inc.

Bailard Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 8,235 shares of the technology company’s stock, valued at approximately $579,000. Bailard Inc. owned approximately 0.16% of Preformed Line Products at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in PLPC. UBS Group AG raised its holdings in shares of Preformed Line Products by 169.2% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG …

Bailard Inc. Takes Position in Premier Inc (PINC)

Bailard Inc. purchased a new position in Premier Inc (NASDAQ:PINC) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 14,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $641,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in PINC. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Premier by 41.5% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 5,034 shares of the company’s stock valued at $184,000 after purchasing an additional 1,477 shares during …

12,800 Shares in Adtalem Global Education Inc (ATGE) Acquired by Bailard Inc.

Bailard Inc. purchased a new position in Adtalem Global Education Inc (NYSE:ATGE) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 12,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $617,000.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Adtalem Global Education by 1.5% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,688,604 shares of the company’s stock valued at $322,391,000 after buying an additional 96,315 shares in the last quarter. William …

Assetmark Inc. Buys 16,423 Shares of JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF (JPME)

Assetmark Inc. increased its stake in shares of JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:JPME) by 31.8% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 68,016 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 16,423 shares during the quarter. Assetmark Inc. owned about 3.24% of JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Mid Cap Equity ETF worth $4,568,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Jane …

Assetmark Inc. Acquires 5,618 Shares of Lam Research Co. (LRCX)

Assetmark Inc. boosted its holdings in Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) by 14.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 43,845 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 5,618 shares during the period. Assetmark Inc.’s holdings in Lam Research were worth $6,651,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in Lam Research by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. …

Assetmark Inc. Has $5.65 Million Stake in Dell Technologies Inc (DVMT)

Assetmark Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE:DVMT) by 4.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 58,140 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,561 shares during the period. Assetmark Inc.’s holdings in Dell Technologies were worth $5,647,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of DVMT. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Dell Technologies during the second quarter valued at $110,000. Raymond James Financial …

Amarin (AMRN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cantor Fitzgerald

Amarin (NASDAQ:AMRN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald in a report released on Friday. They presently have a $35.00 target price on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Cantor Fitzgerald’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 106.98% from the company’s current price.

The analysts wrote, “We think the peak sales potential of Vascepa is underappreciated. Therefore, upward earnings revisions to levels not reflected in FactSet consensus expectations should drive AMRN shares higher. Valuation Summary We continue to use a blend of DCF and multiples (EV/EBITDA) analysis to get to our 12-month price target of $35.””…

Evercore Wealth Management LLC Buys New Position in Enstar Group Ltd. (ESGR)

Evercore Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in Enstar Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESGR) in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund bought 1,208 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $252,000.

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Enstar Group by 42.2% in the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,702 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $358,000 after purchasing an additional 505 shares during the last quarter. Dean Capital …

Laurion Capital Management LP Reduces Stake in AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

Laurion Capital Management LP lessened its holdings in shares of AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) by 73.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 45,988 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 125,904 shares during the period. Laurion Capital Management LP’s holdings in AFLAC were worth $2,165,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of AFLAC by 34,171.9% in the 2nd …

Evercore Wealth Management LLC Raises Position in PPL Corp (PPL)

Evercore Wealth Management LLC increased its position in PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL) by 16.4% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 12,444 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,755 shares during the period. Evercore Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in PPL were worth $364,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of PPL by 3.1% in the 3rd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 48,751,387 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth …

Analysts Set British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS) Target Price at $4,222.86

Shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads (LON:BATS) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eighteen analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,222.86 ($55.18).

BATS has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of British American Tobacco Plc Ads …

Fulton Financial Corp (FULT) EVP Angela M. Sargent Sells 13,780 Shares

Fulton Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FULT) EVP Angela M. Sargent sold 13,780 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.26, for a total value of $224,062.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

FULT stock opened at $16.30 on Friday. Fulton Financial Corp has a 1-year low of $15.05 and a 1-year high of $19.55. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. The company has …

Insider Buying: Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV) CEO Acquires 7,500 Shares of Stock

Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE:SNV) CEO Kessel D. Stelling purchased 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 6th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $34.72 per share, for a total transaction of $260,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of SNV opened at $34.90 on Friday. Synovus Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $33.91 and a 52 week high of $57.40. The company has a market cap of $4.06 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.12, a P/E/G ratio of …

BB&T Co. (BBT) Director Patrick C. Graney III Buys 4,200 Shares

BB&T Co. (NYSE:BBT) Director Patrick C. Graney III acquired 4,200 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $47.56 per share, for a total transaction of $199,752.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 4,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $199,752. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of BBT stock opened at $47.66 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $36.73 billion, a PE ratio of 15.18, a PEG ratio of 1.12 …

$0.17 Earnings Per Share Expected for Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) This Quarter

Analysts predict that Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYA) will report earnings of $0.17 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have made estimates for Liberty Global’s earnings. Liberty Global posted earnings per share of ($0.68) in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 125%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings results on Wednesday, February 13th.

On average, analysts expect that Liberty Global will report full-year earnings of ($0.32) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($1.06) to $0.10. For the next …

Dell Technologies Inc (DVMT) Shares Bought by Evercore Wealth Management LLC

Evercore Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE:DVMT) by 90.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,691 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,233 shares during the quarter. Evercore Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Dell Technologies were worth $456,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. acquired a new position in Dell Technologies in …

Jefferies Financial Group Inc (JEF) Shares Bought by Laurion Capital Management LP

Laurion Capital Management LP raised its holdings in Jefferies Financial Group Inc (NYSE:JEF) by 231.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 93,146 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 65,068 shares during the quarter. Laurion Capital Management LP’s holdings in Jefferies Financial Group were worth $2,046,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. American International Group Inc. raised its position in Jefferies Financial Group by 1.4% in the …

Evercore Wealth Management LLC Buys Shares of 1,450 iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (IWO)

Evercore Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWO) in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm bought 1,450 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $313,000.

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC grew its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF by 36.5% in the 3rd quarter. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC now owns 2,099 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $451,000 after acquiring an additional 561 shares during the period. B. Riley Financial Inc. grew …

3,002 Shares in Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG) Purchased by Evercore Wealth Management LLC

Evercore Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 3,002 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $223,000.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Cutler Group LP bought a new position in Arthur J Gallagher & Co during the third quarter worth about $101,000. Dupont Capital Management Corp boosted its position in Arthur J Gallagher & Co by 92.3% during the second …

Land Securities Group (LAND) Receives “Buy” Rating from Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Land Securities Group (LON:LAND) in a report published on Wednesday morning.

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Deutsche Bank lowered their price objective on Land Securities Group from GBX 990 ($12.94) to GBX 940 ($12.28) and set a hold rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an overweight rating on shares of Land Securities Group in a research report on Wednesday, November 14th. Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating on shares of Land Securities Group in …

Insider Selling: bluebird bio Inc (BLUE) COO Sells 1,890 Shares of Stock

bluebird bio Inc (NASDAQ:BLUE) COO Susanna Gatti High sold 1,890 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $113.83, for a total transaction of $215,138.70. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 15,610 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,776,886.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

NASDAQ:BLUE opened at $102.23 on Friday. bluebird bio Inc has a 12-month low of $100.99 and a 12-month high of $236.17. The stock …

Nicolet Bankshares Inc (NCBS) Director Acquires $249,606.00 in Stock

Nicolet Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:NCBS) Director Robert J. Weyers bought 4,900 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 7th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $50.94 per share, with a total value of $249,606.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

NASDAQ NCBS opened at $51.49 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 0.92 and a quick ratio of 0.92. Nicolet Bankshares Inc has a 1 year low of $48.44 and a 1 year high of …

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (AGO) Insider Sells $197,144.79 in Stock

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) insider Stephen Donnarumma sold 4,713 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.83, for a total value of $197,144.79. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 83,322 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,485,359.26. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of NYSE AGO opened at $39.27 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.28 and a …

Citigroup Inc (C) Receives $82.66 Average PT from Brokerages

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-five analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation and fourteen have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $82.85.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on C shares. ValuEngine lowered Citigroup from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October …

Evercore Wealth Management LLC Raises Holdings in Williams Companies Inc (WMB)

Evercore Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) by 77.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 16,039 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after buying an additional 7,014 shares during the period. Evercore Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Williams Companies were worth $436,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Plancorp LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Williams Companies during the 3rd quarter valued at $348,000. …

Evercore Wealth Management LLC Invests $577,000 in TransMontaigne Partners L.P. (TLP)

Evercore Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of TransMontaigne Partners L.P. (NYSE:TLP) during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm purchased 15,000 shares of the pipeline company’s stock, valued at approximately $577,000.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. First Republic Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of TransMontaigne Partners during the second quarter valued at about $201,000. First Hawaiian Bank bought a new stake in shares of TransMontaigne Partners during the third quarter valued at about $295,000. Credit Suisse AG bought a new stake …

King Luther Capital Management Corp Decreases Position in Ferroglobe PLC (GSM)

King Luther Capital Management Corp cut its holdings in Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) by 8.1% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 312,545 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 27,405 shares during the quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp’s holdings in Ferroglobe were worth $2,553,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new position in shares of Ferroglobe in the third quarter valued at about $114,000. Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new position …

$1.02 Earnings Per Share Expected for Masonite International Corp (DOOR) This Quarter

Equities research analysts predict that Masonite International Corp (NYSE:DOOR) will post earnings per share of $1.02 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have provided estimates for Masonite International’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.88 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.22. Masonite International posted earnings of $0.71 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 43.7%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 20th.

On average, analysts expect that Masonite International will …

Comparing Sigma Labs (SGLB) and Oil-Dri Co. of America (ODC)

Sigma Labs (NASDAQ:SGLB) and Oil-Dri Co. of America (NYSE:ODC) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Dividends

Oil-Dri Co. of America pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Sigma Labs does not pay a dividend. Oil-Dri Co. of America has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sigma Labs and Oil-Dri Co. of America’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) …