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Vera Bradley (VRA) Releases Q4 2019 Earnings Guidance

Vera Bradley (VRA) Releases Q4 2019 Earnings Guidance

Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA) updated its fourth quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.22-0.25 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $114-119 million,... 
Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) PT Set at $27.00 by Williams Capital

Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) PT Set at $27.00 by Williams Capital

Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) has been given a $27.00 price target by equities researchers at Williams Capital in a research note issued on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a “hold” rating on the oil and gas exploration... 
Chemical Financial (CHFC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Chemical Financial (CHFC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Chemical Financial (NASDAQ:CHFC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “CHEMICAL FINANCIAL CORP. is a... 
Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Sells 663 Shares of AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Sells 663 Shares of AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can trimmed its stake in AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) by 1.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 43,231 shares... 
DDR Corp (DDR) Shares Bought by Schroder Investment Management Group

DDR Corp (DDR) Shares Bought by Schroder Investment Management Group

Schroder Investment Management Group increased its position in DDR Corp (NYSE:DDR) by 167.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 51,371 shares of the real estate... 
Kinsale Capital Group Inc (KNSL) Director Frederick L. Jr. Russell Sells 1,000 Shares of Stock

Kinsale Capital Group Inc (KNSL) Director Frederick L. Jr. Russell Sells 1,000 Shares of Stock

Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:KNSL) Director Frederick L. Jr. Russell sold 1,000 shares of Kinsale Capital Group stock in a transaction on Monday, December 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.60, for a total transaction... 
Vera Bradley (VRA) Issues FY 2019 Earnings Guidance

Vera Bradley (VRA) Issues FY 2019 Earnings Guidance

Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA) issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.57-0.60 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $412-417 million, compared to... 
QuickLogic (QUIK) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

QuickLogic (QUIK) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

QuickLogic (NASDAQ:QUIK) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “QuickLogic Corporation is a semiconductor... 
Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Hawaiian Electric Industries (NYSE:HE) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Hawaiian Electric depends... 
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Position Decreased by Waverton Investment Management Ltd

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Position Decreased by Waverton Investment Management Ltd

Waverton Investment Management Ltd reduced its position in shares of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) by 2.1% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 152,984 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after... 
Grupo Aeroportuario dl Srst SAB CV (ASR) Upgraded to “Buy” by Bank of America

Grupo Aeroportuario dl Srst SAB CV (ASR) Upgraded to “Buy” by Bank of America

Grupo Aeroportuario dl Srst SAB CV (NYSE:ASR) was upgraded by equities researchers at Bank of America from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, The Fly reports. Other... 
Fifth Third Bancorp Has $6.86 Million Stake in Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG)

Fifth Third Bancorp Has $6.86 Million Stake in Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG)

Fifth Third Bancorp lifted its stake in shares of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG) by 10.6% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 3,456 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring... 
LPL Financial LLC Has $24.73 Million Stake in VanEck Vectors Wide Moat ETF (MOAT)

LPL Financial LLC Has $24.73 Million Stake in VanEck Vectors Wide Moat ETF (MOAT)

LPL Financial LLC increased its position in VanEck Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEARCA:MOAT) by 6.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).... 
LPL Financial LLC Has $29.42 Million Stake in iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF (IWY)

LPL Financial LLC Has $29.42 Million Stake in iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF (IWY)

LPL Financial LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWY) by 37.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 344,455... 
LPL Financial LLC Cuts Holdings in ISHARES TR/CORE MSCI TOTAL INTL STK (IXUS)

LPL Financial LLC Cuts Holdings in ISHARES TR/CORE MSCI TOTAL INTL STK (IXUS)

LPL Financial LLC lowered its holdings in shares of ISHARES TR/CORE MSCI TOTAL INTL STK (BMV:IXUS) by 5.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.... 
Insider Selling: Equity Residential (EQR) Insider Sells 12,916 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: Equity Residential (EQR) Insider Sells 12,916 Shares of Stock

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) insider Alan W. George sold 12,916 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.02, for a total transaction of $930,210.32.... 
Insider Selling: American Tower Corp (AMT) EVP Sells 10,463 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: American Tower Corp (AMT) EVP Sells 10,463 Shares of Stock

American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) EVP Edmund Disanto sold 10,463 shares of American Tower stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $167.04, for a total transaction of $1,747,739.52.... 
Brokers Offer Predictions for Summit Industrial Income REIT’s FY2018 Earnings (SMU)

Brokers Offer Predictions for Summit Industrial Income REIT’s FY2018 Earnings (SMU)

Summit Industrial Income REIT (TSE:SMU) – Investment analysts at Desjardins issued their FY2018 earnings estimates for Summit Industrial Income REIT in a research note issued to investors on Monday, December 10th. Desjardins... 
Investors Purchase Large Volume of E. W. Scripps Call Options (SSP)

Investors Purchase Large Volume of E. W. Scripps Call Options (SSP)

E. W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 3,648 call options on the company. This is an increase of 3,865% compared to the average volume of 92 call options. In... 
Head-To-Head Analysis: Nippon Paint (NPCPF) vs. Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA)

Head-To-Head Analysis: Nippon Paint (NPCPF) vs. Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA)

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA) and Nippon Paint (OTCMKTS:NPCPF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk,... 
Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF) Position Decreased by Bluefin Trading LLC

Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF) Position Decreased by Bluefin Trading LLC

Bluefin Trading LLC reduced its stake in shares of Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) by 65.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional... 
Blackrock Capital Investment Corp (BKCC) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 on  January 8th

Blackrock Capital Investment Corp (BKCC) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 on January 8th

Blackrock Capital Investment Corp (NASDAQ:BKCC) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share by the asset... 
Strattec Security Corp. (STRT) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.14 on  December 28th

Strattec Security Corp. (STRT) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.14 on December 28th

Strattec Security Corp. (NASDAQ:STRT) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 6th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of 0.14 per share by the auto parts... 
Westlake Chemical (WLK) Price Target Cut to $75.00 by Analysts at Cowen

Westlake Chemical (WLK) Price Target Cut to $75.00 by Analysts at Cowen

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) had its price objective reduced by Cowen from $100.00 to $75.00 in a research note released on Tuesday. They currently have a market perform rating on the specialty chemicals company’s stock. A number... 
Toyota Motor (TM) Upgraded to Hold at ValuEngine

Toyota Motor (TM) Upgraded to Hold at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday. Several other research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Bank of America raised shares of... 
Cadence Design Systems Inc (CDNS) Holdings Lessened by Franklin Resources Inc.

Cadence Design Systems Inc (CDNS) Holdings Lessened by Franklin Resources Inc.

Franklin Resources Inc. trimmed its holdings in Cadence Design Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CDNS) by 2.2% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional... 
Armistice Capital, Llc Acquires 13,815 Shares of Cerecor Inc (CERC) Stock

Armistice Capital, Llc Acquires 13,815 Shares of Cerecor Inc (CERC) Stock

Cerecor Inc (NASDAQ:CERC) Director Armistice Capital, Llc acquired 13,815 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $3.36 per share, for a total transaction... 
Harvey R. Sorensen Purchases 1,000 Shares of Equity BancShares Inc (EQBK) Stock

Harvey R. Sorensen Purchases 1,000 Shares of Equity BancShares Inc (EQBK) Stock

Equity BancShares Inc (NASDAQ:EQBK) Director Harvey R. Sorensen bought 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 7th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $35.56 per share, for a total... 
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $102.05 Million Position in Kennametal Inc. (KMT)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $102.05 Million Position in Kennametal Inc. (KMT)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) by 7.0% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 2,342,683 shares of the industrial products company’s stock... 
Insider Buying: RTI Surgical Inc (RTIX) CEO Purchases 17,185 Shares of Stock

Insider Buying: RTI Surgical Inc (RTIX) CEO Purchases 17,185 Shares of Stock

RTI Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:RTIX) CEO Camille Farhat bought 17,185 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 6th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $4.04 per share, with a total... 
istar Inc (STAR) Major Shareholder Acquires $54,739.54 in Stock

istar Inc (STAR) Major Shareholder Acquires $54,739.54 in Stock

istar Inc (NYSE:STAR) major shareholder Istar Inc. acquired 2,921 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 6th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $18.74 per share, for a total transaction of... 
First Republic Investment Management Inc. Purchases 1,752 Shares of Intuit Inc. (INTU)

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Purchases 1,752 Shares of Intuit Inc. (INTU)

First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) by 5.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 36,106 shares of... 
Balchem (BCPC) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Balchem (BCPC) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Balchem (NASDAQ:BCPC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Balchem Corporation provides state-of-the-art... 
Vermilion Energy (VET) Upgraded to Buy at Raymond James

Vermilion Energy (VET) Upgraded to Buy at Raymond James

Raymond James upgraded shares of Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET) (TSE:VET) to a buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday. Several other research analysts have also weighed in on VET. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of... 
Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. Buys 15,700 Shares of Primo Water Co. (PRMW)

Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. Buys 15,700 Shares of Primo Water Co. (PRMW)

Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. raised its stake in Primo Water Co. (NASDAQ:PRMW) by 138.6% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange... 
Blair William & Co. IL Boosts Position in Genomic Health, Inc. (GHDX)

Blair William & Co. IL Boosts Position in Genomic Health, Inc. (GHDX)

Blair William & Co. IL boosted its holdings in Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) by 38.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,800... 
Blair William & Co. IL Sells 1,846 Shares of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (MPWR)

Blair William & Co. IL Sells 1,846 Shares of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (MPWR)

Blair William & Co. IL reduced its holdings in shares of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) by 34.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor... 
Brown Advisory Inc. Grows Position in Newell Brands Inc (NWL)

Brown Advisory Inc. Grows Position in Newell Brands Inc (NWL)

Brown Advisory Inc. increased its stake in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) by 82.1% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 45,560 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional... 
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Boosts Position in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Boosts Position in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its holdings in shares of Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) by 220.4% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 65,665 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock... 
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Has $4.19 Million Stake in Herc Holdings Inc. (HRI)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Has $4.19 Million Stake in Herc Holdings Inc. (HRI)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board lifted its position in Herc Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HRI) by 1,655.6% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).... 
Stericycle Inc (SRCL) Position Reduced by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS

Stericycle Inc (SRCL) Position Reduced by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS reduced its position in shares of Stericycle Inc (NASDAQ:SRCL) by 21.3% in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 7,048 shares of... 
Black Stone Minerals LP (BSM) CEO Purchases $248,472.00 in Stock

Black Stone Minerals LP (BSM) CEO Purchases $248,472.00 in Stock

Black Stone Minerals LP (NYSE:BSM) CEO Thomas L. Carter, Jr. acquired 15,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 6th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $16.24 per share, for a total transaction... 
Insider Selling: CarGurus Inc (CARG) Insider Sells 6,000 Shares of Stock

Insider Selling: CarGurus Inc (CARG) Insider Sells 6,000 Shares of Stock

CarGurus Inc (NASDAQ:CARG) insider Oliver Ian Chrzan sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.69, for a total transaction of $214,140.00.... 
Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Shares Bought by BlackRock Inc.

Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Shares Bought by BlackRock Inc.

BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) by 3.0% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 14,099,382 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after... 
Daimler (DDAIF) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Daimler (DDAIF) Lifted to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Daimler (OTCMKTS:DDAIF) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “DAIMLER AG with its businesses Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler... 
MEG Energy (MEG) PT Lowered to C$7.00

MEG Energy (MEG) PT Lowered to C$7.00

MEG Energy (TSE:MEG) had its target price reduced by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from C$9.50 to C$7.00 in a research note published on Tuesday morning. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on MEG. National Bank... 
Altium (ALMFF) Now Covered by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group

Altium (ALMFF) Now Covered by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of Altium (OTCMKTS:ALMFF) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm issued a buy rating on the stock. Altium stock opened at $15.20 on Tuesday. Altium... 
PSM HOLDINGS In/SH (PSMH) and Ocwen Financial (OCN) Head-To-Head Comparison

PSM HOLDINGS In/SH (PSMH) and Ocwen Financial (OCN) Head-To-Head Comparison

PSM HOLDINGS In/SH (OTCMKTS:PSMH) and Ocwen Financial (NYSE:OCN) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, institutional... 
Contrasting Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS) & Msci (MSCI)

Contrasting Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS) & Msci (MSCI)

Fidelity National Information Servcs (NYSE:FIS) and Msci (NYSE:MSCI) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional... 
Bombardier, Inc. Class B (BBD.B) PT Raised to C$5.00

Bombardier, Inc. Class B (BBD.B) PT Raised to C$5.00

Bombardier, Inc. Class B (TSE:BBD.B) had its target price raised by TD Securities from C$4.75 to C$5.00 in a research report report published on Tuesday. TD Securities currently has a speculative buy rating on the stock. BBD.B has...