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H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (HR) Receives Buy Rating from Desjardins

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Jeld-Wen Holding Inc (JELD) Receives “Marketperform” Rating from FBR & Co

FBR & Co reissued their marketperform rating on shares of Jeld-Wen Holding Inc (NYSE:JELD) in a research report report published on Tuesday. Jeld-Wen Holding (NYSE:JELD) traded up 1.04% on Tuesday, reaching $31.02. 138,279 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $557.37 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 88.12. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $28.59 and a 200 day moving average price of $28.59. Jeld-Wen Holding has a 52 week low of $24.95 and a 52 week high of $31.75. “[[title]]”... 
 

GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE:GDDY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Friday. According to Zacks, “GoDaddy, Inc. is engaged in the designing and development of cloud-based technology products for small businesses, Web design professionals and individuals. The Company’s products include domain, hosting and presence and business applications. GoDaddy, Inc. is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. “ Other analysts have also issued research reports about... 
 

Equal Energy Ltd. (ENT) Downgraded by Dougherty & Co to Neutral

Dougherty & Co lowered shares of Equal Energy Ltd. (NYSE:ENT) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Citigroup Inc. cut shares of Equal Energy from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday. Guggenheim lowered shares of Equal Energy from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Tuesday. Piper Jaffray Companies lowered shares of Equal Energy from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and lowered their... 
 

Petrofac Limited (PFC) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,125

Petrofac Limited (LON:PFC) had its target price upped by investment analysts at Credit Suisse Group from GBX 1,100 ($13.71) to GBX 1,125 ($14.02) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. The firm currently has a ” outperform” rating on the stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 26.40% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on PFC. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set... 
 

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Rosenblatt Securities

Rosenblatt Securities started coverage on shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NDAQ:AMD) in a research report released on Wednesday. The brokerage issued a buy rating on the stock. Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (NDAQ:AMD) traded down 2.38% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $13.94. 25,597,184 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s market capitalization is $12.98 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $11.77 and its 200-day moving average is $8.79. Advanced Micro Devices has a 52 week low of $1.98 and... 
 

CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) CEO Dino Robusto Buys 12,000 Shares of Stock

CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) CEO Dino Robusto bought 12,000 shares of CNA Financial Corporation stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 21st. The shares were bought at an average cost of $41.84 per share, for a total transaction of $502,080.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 12,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $502,080. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)... 
 

Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) (CLDT) Price Target Raised to $19.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) (NYSE:CLDT) had its price objective lifted by Stifel Nicolaus to $19.00 in a research note issued on Thursday. Stifel Nicolaus’ target price suggests a potential downside of 6.77% from the stock’s current price. A number of other research analysts also recently commented on CLDT. TheStreet raised shares of Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 20th. FBR & Co reduced their target price on shares of Chatham... 
 

Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY) SVP Satish Menon Sells 7,616 Shares

Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY) SVP Satish Menon sold 7,616 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.73, for a total transaction of $363,511.68. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 50,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,386,500. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFLY) traded down... 
 

Playtech PLC’s (PTEC) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Numis Securities Ltd in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 1,100 ($13.71) price objective on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 23.87% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other analysts also recently weighed in on PTEC. Investec reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,122 ($13.98) price target on shares of Playtech PLC... 
 

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Position Decreased by Gamco Investors INC. ET AL

Gamco Investors INC. ET AL lowered its stake in shares of Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) by 16.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 27,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,200 shares during the period. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL owned about 0.16% of Stamps.com worth $3,096,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in STMP. UBS Oconnor LLC boosted its position in Stamps.com by 482.4% in the... 
 

TE Connectivity Ltd (TEL) Stake Reduced by Gamco Investors INC. ET AL

Gamco Investors INC. ET AL decreased its stake in TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) by 2.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 43,375 shares of the company’s stock after selling 900 shares during the period. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL’s holdings in TE Connectivity were worth $3,005,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in TE Connectivity by... 
 

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.24 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts

First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) – Investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings issued their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for First Solar in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst C. Rusch expects that the firm will earn $0.24 per share for the quarter. Oppenheimer Holdings currently has a “Market Perform” rating on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for First Solar’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.27 EPS. First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) last posted its earnings results... 
 

Rathbone Brothers plc (RAT) Stock Rating Lowered by Numis Securities Ltd

Rathbone Brothers plc (LON:RAT) was downgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to an “add” rating in a research report issued on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 2,500 ($31.15) price objective on the stock. Numis Securities Ltd’s price objective points to a potential upside of 11.11% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,250 ($28.03) price objective on shares of Rathbone Brothers... 
 

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) Stake Raised by Aviva PLC

Aviva PLC raised its stake in Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) by 12.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 538,829 shares of the energy company’s stock after buying an additional 61,042 shares during the period. Aviva PLC owned approximately 0.10% of Devon Energy Corporation worth $24,614,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in DVN. BlackRock Investment... 
 

Nordson Co. (NDSN) Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.63 Per Share

Nordson Co. (NASDAQ:NDSN) – KeyCorp increased their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Nordson in a report released on Monday. KeyCorp analyst J. Hammond now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.63 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $1.62. KeyCorp has a “Overweight” rating and a $135.00 price objective on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Nordson’s FY2017 earnings at $5.25 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $5.80 EPS. A number of other research analysts have also commented... 
 

Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. Maintains Stake in State Street Corporation (STT)

Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc. maintained its position in shares of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 36,180 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the fourth quarter. Wilkins Investment Counsel Inc.’s holdings in State Street Corporation were worth $2,812,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of STT. Elkfork Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of State... 
 

Tiemann Investment Advisors LLC Has $359,000 Position in Weyerhaeuser Company (WY)

Tiemann Investment Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) by 10.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,946 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 1,335 shares during the period. Tiemann Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Weyerhaeuser Company were worth $359,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes... 
 

Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Recently, Vornado reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter 2016 adjusted funds from operations (FFO) per share. Results reflect a fall in occupancy in the Washington DC portfolio. However, the company declared a sequential rise in its quarterly dividend. Notably, in Oct 2016, its board approved a spin-off of its Washington, DC business, which is in sync... 
 

Aercap Holdings N.V.’s (AER) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets restated their outperform rating on shares of Aercap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) in a research note published on Wednesday. They currently have a $73.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $72.00. Several other research firms also recently commented on AER. Stephens started coverage on shares of Aercap Holdings N.V. in a research note on Tuesday, November 1st. They issued an overweight rating and a $64.00 price target on the stock. Compass Point started coverage on shares of Aercap Holdings N.V.... 
 

Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) CFO Keith D. Taylor Sells 1,956 Shares of Stock

Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) CFO Keith D. Taylor sold 1,956 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $370.31, for a total transaction of $724,326.36. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 43,352 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,053,679.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Keith D. Taylor also recently made the following... 
 

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.34) by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $539.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $543.04 million. Nabors Industries had a negative net margin of 36.84% and a negative return on equity of 8.04%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 22.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous... 
 

Marshall Wace LLP Increases Stake in Parsley Energy, Inc. (PE)

Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) by 343.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 197,768 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 153,128 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP owned approximately 0.11% of Parsley Energy worth $6,969,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC increased its... 
 

Marshall Wace LLP Buys Shares of 191,621 BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)

Marshall Wace LLP bought a new position in shares of BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 191,621 shares of the mining company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,856,000. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in BHP. NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its stake in BHP Billiton Limited by 657.6% in the third quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 3,076 shares of the mining company’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 2,670... 
 

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) Position Held by GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC.

GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. continued to hold its stake in shares of Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 23,200 shares of the energy company’s stock at the end of the fourth quarter. GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC.’s holdings in Devon Energy Corporation were worth $1,060,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. IFP Advisors Inc increased... 
 

Gabelli Funds LLC Boosts Stake in Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (DGAS)

Gabelli Funds LLC raised its position in Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGAS) by 0.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 277,000 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,500 shares during the period. Gabelli Funds LLC owned about 3.89% of Delta Natural Gas Company worth $8,124,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Royal Bank of Canada raised its position in shares of Delta Natural... 
 

Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (FOMX) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.05 EPS

Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:FOMX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($0.31) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.26) by $0.05. Foamix Pharmaceuticals had a negative return on equity of 22.55% and a negative net margin of 554.14%. Shares of Foamix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:FOMX) opened at 9.62 on Thursday. The firm’s market cap is $352.08 million. The company’s 50-day moving average is $10.32 and its 200-day moving average... 
 

Gabelli Funds LLC Boosts Position in Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

Gabelli Funds LLC boosted its stake in shares of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) by 5.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 54,000 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the period. Gabelli Funds LLC’s holdings in Air Products and Chemicals were worth $7,766,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company.... 
 

Elkfork Partners LLC Acquires New Stake in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Elkfork Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 20,860 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock, valued at approximately $487,000. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation by 3.7% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,985,172 shares... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers FBL Financial Group, Inc. (FFG) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:FFG) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report report published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “FBL FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. is a holding company and hrough its subsidiaries underwrites, markets and distributes life insurance, annuities, property-casualty insurance and mutual funds to individuals and small businesses in 15 midwestern and western states. The Company has exclusive marketing arrangements with the state Farm Bureau Federations in its territory... 
 

Top Image Systems, Ltd. (TISA) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Top Image Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ:TISA) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Wednesday morning. According to Zacks, “Top Image Systems, Ltd., develops and markets form processing, information recognition and data entry software, systems and technologies. The company’s software minimizes the need for manual data-entry by automatically reading and processing the information contained in forms, increasing data capture accuracy and the rate of information processing. TiS’... 
 

Anglo American plc (AAL) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,500 at HSBC Holdings plc

Anglo American plc (LON:AAL) had its target price increased by HSBC Holdings plc from GBX 1,470 ($18.32) to GBX 1,500 ($18.69) in a report released on Wednesday morning. HSBC Holdings plc currently has a buy rating on the mining company’s stock. Several other analysts have also recently issued reports on AAL. Deutsche Bank AG cut their price target on shares of Anglo American plc from GBX 1,200 ($14.95) to GBX 1,110 ($13.83) and set a hold rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 7th. Macquarie upped their price target on shares... 
 

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Position Reduced by Trexquant Investment LP

Trexquant Investment LP cut its stake in shares of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) by 25.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 45,900 shares of the company’s stock after selling 15,471 shares during the period. Trexquant Investment LP’s holdings in Graphic Packaging Holding Company were worth $573,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of GPK. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC boosted... 
 

Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV) Shares Bought by Trexquant Investment LP

Trexquant Investment LP increased its stake in Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE:SNV) by 70.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 13,900 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,757 shares during the period. Trexquant Investment LP’s holdings in Synovus Financial Corp. were worth $571,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SNV. Nordea Investment Management AB increased... 
 

Trexquant Investment LP Buys New Position in Tractor Supply Company (TSCO)

Trexquant Investment LP bought a new position in shares of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 7,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $561,000. A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in TSCO. Conning Inc. raised its position in shares of Tractor Supply Company by 1.0% in the third quarter. Conning Inc. now owns 2,990 shares of the company’s stock... 
 

Royce & Associates LP Cuts Stake in WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF)

Royce & Associates LP lowered its position in WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF) by 19.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 921,200 shares of the company’s stock after selling 225,800 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP owned 0.69% of WisdomTree Investments worth $10,262,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. MSI Financial Services Inc raised its stake in WisdomTree Investments by 36.4%... 
 

Trexquant Investment LP Acquires Shares of 10,000 McKesson Co. (MCK)

Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in McKesson Co. (NYSE:MCK) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,404,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Capital Research Global Investors increased its position in shares of McKesson by 27.3% in the third quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 11,486,482 shares of the company’s... 
 

Trexquant Investment LP Invests $592,000 in Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new position in shares of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 3,900 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $592,000. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Reilly Herbert Faulkner III purchased a new position in Henry Schein during the second quarter worth $3,482,000. DE Burlo Group Inc. raised its position in Henry Schein by 7.2% in the second quarter. DE Burlo Group Inc.... 
 

Marshall Wace LLP Has $8,717,000 Stake in PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)

Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG) by 270.3% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 91,991 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 67,149 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP’s holdings in PPG Industries were worth $8,717,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. raised its position in PPG Industries... 
 

34,893 Shares in Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD) Acquired by Trexquant Investment LP

Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE:CBD) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 34,893 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $577,000. Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of CBD. FNY Partners Fund LP bought a new stake in Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao during the fourth quarter valued at $150,000. World Asset Management Inc increased its stake... 
 

Marshall Wace LLP Sells 212,723 Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH)

Marshall Wace LLP reduced its position in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 61.1% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 135,580 shares of the information technology service provider’s stock after selling 212,723 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP’s holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp were worth $7,597,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in CTSH. First Capital Advisors... 
 

Trexquant Investment LP Buys New Position in Crane Company (CR)

Trexquant Investment LP bought a new stake in shares of Crane Company (NYSE:CR) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 8,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $577,000. A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of CR. UBS Group AG increased its stake in shares of Crane Company by 2.4% in the third quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 5,109,723 shares of the company’s stock valued at $321,964,000 after buying an additional 119,442 shares in the last... 
 

Marshall Wace LLP Sells 162,236 Shares of Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (HMC)

Marshall Wace LLP reduced its stake in Honda Motor Company, Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) by 38.8% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 255,643 shares of the company’s stock after selling 162,236 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP’s holdings in Honda Motor Company were worth $7,462,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Smithfield Trust Co. increased its stake in Honda Motor Company by 0.8% in the third quarter. Smithfield... 
 

Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates Hold Rating for Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH)

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group LLC in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. They presently have a $8.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 12.28% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, “We give credit to CYH mgmt. for their success in aggressively adjusting the company’s cost structure, which translated into a good... 
 

Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE:CDE) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Coeur Mining, Inc. operates as a primary silver and gold producer with precious metals mines in the Americas. The company’s principal properties include the Palmarejo silver-gold mine in Mexico, the San Bartolome silver mine in Bolivia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada and the Kensington gold mine in Alaska. It also conducts ongoing... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH) to Sell

TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE:TPH) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Thursday. According to Zacks, “TRI Pointe Group, Inc. is involved in the design, construction and sale of single-family homes. The company’s operating portfolio includes Maracay Homes in Arizona; Pardee Homes in California and Nevada; Quadrant Homes in Washington; Trendmaker Homes in Texas; TRI Pointe Homes in California and Colorado; and Winchester Homes in Maryland and... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Kuraray Co (KURRY) to Strong-Buy

Kuraray Co (NASDAQ:KURRY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report released on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $52.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Kuraray Co., Ltd. engages in commercializing chemicals and resins, fibers and textiles, high performance material, medical products and others. It operates in three segments: Chemicals and Resins; Fibers and Textiles; and High-Performance Materials, Medical Products, and Others (HMM).... 
 

Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (INOV) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:INOV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday. According to Zacks, “Inovalon Holdings, Inc. is a technology company which provides cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms for healthcare sector. The company operates through IT and services group. IT operations group manages the process steps from data receipt through to the generation of analytical outputs and services operations group manages... 
 

Morgan Stanley (MS) Stake Boosted by Systematic Financial Management LP

Systematic Financial Management LP boosted its position in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) by 1,697.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 242,599 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 229,099 shares during the period. Systematic Financial Management LP’s holdings in Morgan Stanley were worth $10,250,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Systematic Financial Management LP Invests $2,175,000 in Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK)

Systematic Financial Management LP purchased a new position in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 41,365 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,175,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Eagle Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Bank of the Ozarks during the third quarter worth about $81,293,000. Prudential... 
 
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