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Imperial Capital Downgrades Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) to In

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) was downgraded by analysts at Imperial Capital from an “outperform” rating to an “in” rating in a report released on Wednesday. They currently have a $137.00 price objective on the network technology company’s stock, down from their previous price objective of $180.00. Imperial Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 9.81% from the company’s previous close. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on PANW. Royal Bank of Canada... 
 

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (CFG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Citizens Financial’s shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Savings & Loan industry over the last three months. The company remains on track to implement TOP III efficiency initiatives, which are expected to boost earnings performance. Also, following the Fed rate hike in Dec 2016, margin pressure... 
 

Visa Inc (V) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm presently has a $98.00 price target on the credit-card processor’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price suggests a potential upside of 11.44% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “Visa's strategic acquisitions and alliances, technology upgrades and effective marketing efforts bode well for long-term growth. The company’s earnings... 
 

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Stake Raised by Polaris Capital Management LLC

Polaris Capital Management LLC increased its position in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) by 32.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 598,982 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 147,800 shares during the period. Marathon Petroleum Corporation makes up approximately 1.9% of Polaris Capital Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 19th largest position. Polaris Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Marathon Petroleum... 
 

Intellectus Partners LLC Acquires New Stake in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Intellectus Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 2,608 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock, valued at approximately $278,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in NVIDIA Corporation by 2.8% in... 
 

Levin Capital Strategies L.P. Reduces Stake in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Levin Capital Strategies L.P. reduced its position in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) by 34.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 83,936 shares of the company’s stock after selling 44,825 shares during the period. Levin Capital Strategies L.P.’s holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies were worth $5,673,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their... 
 

Fiera Capital Corp Decreases Stake in Twitter Inc (TWTR)

Fiera Capital Corp lowered its stake in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) by 7.8% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 57,716 shares of the social networking company’s stock after selling 4,885 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp’s holdings in Twitter were worth $940,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. US Bancorp DE raised its position in Twitter by 0.6% in the third quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 12,010... 
 

Fiera Capital Corp Has $1,758,000 Position in Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL)

Fiera Capital Corp boosted its position in shares of Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) by 17.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 68,000 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,900 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp’s holdings in Fossil Group were worth $1,758,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC increased... 
 

Fiera Capital Corp Has $2,087,000 Position in Avis Budget Group Inc. (CAR)

Fiera Capital Corp cut its stake in shares of Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) by 33.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 56,900 shares of the company’s stock after selling 28,500 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp’s holdings in Avis Budget Group were worth $2,087,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Meeder... 
 

Fiera Capital Corp Raises Position in Antero Resources Corp (AR)

Fiera Capital Corp raised its position in shares of Antero Resources Corp (NYSE:AR) by 9.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 88,926 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 7,726 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp’s holdings in Antero Resources Corp were worth $2,103,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Temasek Holdings... 
 

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Buys New Stake in Sensata Technologies Holding (ST)

First Republic Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE:ST) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 20,311 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $791,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of ST. Highland Capital Management LLC increased its position in Sensata Technologies Holding by 0.7% in the third quarter. Highland Capital Management LLC now... 
 

Synchrony Financial (SYF) Position Increased by First Republic Investment Management Inc.

First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) by 11.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 22,787 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,313 shares during the period. First Republic Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Synchrony Financial were worth $826,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors also recently modified their holdings... 
 

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Lowers Position in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

First Republic Investment Management Inc. cut its stake in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) by 15.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 20,137 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,699 shares during the period. First Republic Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies were worth $1,361,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Noesis Capital Mangement... 
 

RBC Capital Markets Raises Intuit Inc. (INTU) Price Target to $111.00

Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) had its target price hoisted by RBC Capital Markets from $108.00 to $111.00 in a report issued on Friday. RBC Capital Markets currently has a sector perform rating on the stock. INTU has been the topic of several other reports. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating and issued a $130.00 price target on shares of Intuit in a research report on Friday, November 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Intuit from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. J P Morgan Chase... 
 

J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.19) Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts

J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for J C Penney Company in a report released on Friday. Jefferies Group analyst R. Konik anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings per share of ($0.19) for the quarter. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $7.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for J C Penney Company’s Q3 2018 earnings at ($0.09) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.57 EPS and... 
 

L Brands, Inc. to Post Q2 2018 Earnings of $0.54 Per Share, KeyCorp Forecasts (LB)

L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) – Equities research analysts at KeyCorp dropped their Q2 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of L Brands in a research note issued on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst E. Yruma now expects that the firm will post earnings of $0.54 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.66. KeyCorp also issued estimates for L Brands’ Q3 2018 earnings at $0.36 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $3.45 EPS. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised... 
 

Insider Buying: TransCanada Co. (TRP) Director Purchases C$47,000.00 in Stock

TransCanada Co. (TSE:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) Director Mary Patricia Salomone acquired 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 23rd. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$47.00 per share, for a total transaction of C$47,000.00. TransCanada Co. (TSE:TRP) traded up 0.21% on Wednesday, reaching $61.19. The company had a trading volume of 651,464 shares. TransCanada Co. has a 12 month low of $46.81 and a 12 month high of $65.24. The firm has a market capitalization of $53.05 billion and a PE ratio of 382.44.... 
 

Vishal Kothari Sells 50,000 Shares of Redknee Solutions Inc (RKN) Stock

Redknee Solutions Inc (TSE:RKN) insider Vishal Kothari sold 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$1.00, for a total value of C$50,000.00. Shares of Redknee Solutions Inc (TSE:RKN) traded up 3.09% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $1.00. The company had a trading volume of 535,850 shares. Redknee Solutions Inc has a 52-week low of $0.96 and a 52-week high of $2.75. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $1.60 and its 200-day moving... 
 

Lam Research Co. (LRCX) Shares Sold by Franklin Resources Inc.

Franklin Resources Inc. decreased its position in shares of Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) by 2.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,456,572 shares of the company’s stock after selling 41,852 shares during the period. Franklin Resources Inc.’s holdings in Lam Research were worth $154,003,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Wade G... 
 

GSA Capital Partners LLP Buys 16,054 Shares of Liberty Interactive Corp (QVCA)

GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in shares of Liberty Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:QVCA) by 35.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 61,310 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 16,054 shares during the period. GSA Capital Partners LLP’s holdings in Liberty Interactive Corp were worth $1,225,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in QVCA. Ropes Wealth Advisors... 
 

GSA Capital Partners LLP Reduces Position in Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN)

GSA Capital Partners LLP reduced its stake in shares of Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) by 9.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 13,143 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,354 shares during the period. GSA Capital Partners LLP’s holdings in Align Technology were worth $1,263,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Neuberger Berman Group LLC bought a new position... 
 

45,174 Shares in Apache Corporation (APA) Acquired by GSA Capital Partners LLP

GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new position in shares of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 45,174 shares of the energy company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,867,000. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Airain ltd increased its stake in Apache Corporation by 271.6% in the second quarter. Airain ltd now owns 37,528 shares of the energy company’s stock worth $2,089,000 after buying an additional 27,430... 
 

FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Parsley Energy Inc Issued By Capital One Financial Corp. (PE)

Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) – Equities research analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. reduced their FY2017 EPS estimates for Parsley Energy in a research note issued to investors on Friday. Capital One Financial Corp. analyst P. Johnston now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.42 for the year, down from their previous estimate of $0.43. Capital One Financial Corp. also issued estimates for Parsley Energy’s FY2018 earnings at $0.97 EPS. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on... 
 

Barrington Research Brokers Lift Earnings Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (LGF.A)

Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (NASDAQ:LGF.A) – Barrington Research boosted their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares in a research report issued on Thursday. Barrington Research analyst J. Goss now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.20 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.19. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00... 
 

FY2017 EPS Estimates for Ensco Plc (ESV) Lowered by Analyst

Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) – Equities research analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. dropped their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Ensco Plc in a research report issued on Thursday. Capital One Financial Corp. analyst J. Gibney now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.11 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $0.33. Capital One Financial Corp. currently has a “Overweight” rating on the stock. Capital One Financial Corp. also issued estimates for Ensco Plc’s FY2018 earnings at... 
 

DASAN Zhone Solutions Inc (DZSI) Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of ($0.07) Per Share

DASAN Zhone Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:DZSI) – Craig Hallum reduced their FY2017 EPS estimates for DASAN Zhone Solutions in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Craig Hallum analyst C. Schwab now anticipates that the firm will earn ($0.07) per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $0.03. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut DASAN Zhone Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday. “[[title]]” was first posted by [[site]]... 
 

The Chefs’ Warehouse’s (CHEF) Hold Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets reissued their hold rating on shares of The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) in a research note released on Friday. They currently have a $16.00 target price on the stock, up from their prior target price of $12.00. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of The Chefs’ Warehouse from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Barclays PLC reissued an equal weight rating and issued a $14.00 price target... 
 

Stryker Co. (SYK) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

Stryker Co. (NYSE:SYK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They presently have a $137.00 price target on the medical technology company’s stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price target indicates a potential upside of 6.57% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Stryker from a “hold” rating to a “buy”... 
 

BioTelemetry, Inc. (BEAT) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAT) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. They currently have $31.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “BioTelemetry, Inc. provides ambulatory outpatient management solutions for monitoring clinical information regarding an individual’s health. It is focused on the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiac arrhythmias, or heart rhythm disorders. BioTelemetry, Inc., formerly known as CardioNet, Inc.,... 
 

Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Hold Rating for Fogo de Chao, Inc. (FOGO)

Canaccord Genuity restated their hold rating on shares of Fogo de Chao, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOGO) in a research report report published on Friday. They currently have a $13.00 price objective on the stock. FOGO has been the subject of a number of other reports. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $15.00 price target (down from $18.00) on shares of Fogo de Chao in a research report on Tuesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Fogo de Chao from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Wednesday,... 
 

The Hackett Group, Inc. (HCKT) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has $23.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “The Hackett Group, a global strategic advisory firm and an Answerthink company, is a leader in best practice research and advisory programs, benchmarking and transformation consulting services, including shared services, offshoring and outsourcing advice. Utilizing best practices and... 
 

Heska Corporation (HSKA) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Heska Corporation (NASDAQ:HSKA) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Heska Corporation is focused on the discovery, development and marketing of companion animal health products. In addition to manufacturing certain of companion animal products, the company’s primary manufacturing subsidiary, Diamond Animal Health, Inc., also manufactures animal health vaccine products which are marketed and distributed by third... 
 

Rambus Inc. (RMBS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday. According to Zacks, “Rambus, Inc. designs, develops, licenses and markets high-speed chip-to-chip interface technology to enhance the performance and cost-effectiveness of computers, consumer electronics and other electronic systems. The company licenses semiconductor companies to manufacture and sell memory and logic integrated circuits incorporating Rambus interface technology and markets its... 
 

Joseph Paul Giuffre Acquires 18,500 Shares of Nevsun Resources (NSU) Stock

Nevsun Resources (TSE:NSU) (TSE:NSU) insider Joseph Paul Giuffre purchased 18,500 shares of Nevsun Resources stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 27th. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$3.51 per share, with a total value of C$64,935.00. Shares of Nevsun Resources (TSE:NSU) traded up 0.30% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $3.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 212,524 shares. Nevsun Resources has a 12-month low of $3.01 and a 12-month high of $4.81. The stock has a market cap of $1.01 billion... 
 

Mark J. Hawkins Sells 715 Shares of salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) Stock

salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) CFO Mark J. Hawkins sold 715 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, February 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.48, for a total transaction of $58,258.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 13,355 shares in the company, valued at $1,088,165.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) traded up 1.91% during mid-day trading on Wednesday,... 
 

Apache Corporation (APA) Shares Sold by Public Sector Pension Investment Board

Public Sector Pension Investment Board lowered its stake in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) by 2.1% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 83,356 shares of the energy company’s stock after selling 1,800 shares during the period. Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s holdings in Apache Corporation were worth $5,291,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Scotia Capital Inc. raised its stake in Apache Corporation by... 
 

Clorox Company (The) (CLX) Shares Sold by Public Sector Pension Investment Board

Public Sector Pension Investment Board reduced its stake in shares of Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX) by 1.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 28,466 shares of the company’s stock after selling 400 shares during the period. Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s holdings in Clorox Company (The) were worth $3,416,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced... 
 

Sterling Bancorp (STL) Stake Maintained by Public Sector Pension Investment Board

Public Sector Pension Investment Board continued to hold its position in shares of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 92,379 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the fourth quarter. Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s holdings in Sterling Bancorp were worth $2,162,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its position in shares... 
 

Public Sector Pension Investment Board Has $2,152,000 Position in Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB)

Public Sector Pension Investment Board maintained its stake in shares of Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 33,625 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the fourth quarter. Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s holdings in Blackbaud were worth $2,152,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in Blackbaud by... 
 

Public Sector Pension Investment Board Reduces Stake in Foot Locker, Inc. (FL)

Public Sector Pension Investment Board cut its stake in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) by 0.3% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 29,800 shares of the company’s stock after selling 100 shares during the period. Public Sector Pension Investment Board’s holdings in Foot Locker were worth $2,113,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Hodges Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Foot Locker by 0.3% in... 
 

5,047 Shares in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Acquired by Blenheim Capital Management BV

Blenheim Capital Management BV purchased a new stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 5,047 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $254,000. A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Perennial Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $101,000. Jacobi Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation... 
 

A.R.T. Advisors LLC Takes Position in Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (CCOI)

A.R.T. Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCOI) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 30,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,244,000. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in Cogent Communications Holdings by 9.9% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,626,100 shares... 
 

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK) Stake Raised by A.R.T. Advisors LLC

A.R.T. Advisors LLC raised its position in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) by 460.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 99,200 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 81,500 shares during the period. A.R.T. Advisors LLC’s holdings in Graphic Packaging Holding Company were worth $1,238,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in... 
 

Primerica, Inc. (PRI) Shares Bought by A.R.T. Advisors LLC

A.R.T. Advisors LLC increased its position in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) by 166.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 16,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,500 shares during the period. A.R.T. Advisors LLC’s holdings in Primerica were worth $1,161,000 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. Flinton Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Primerica during... 
 

A.R.T. Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 44,100 Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI)

A.R.T. Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 44,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,154,000. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its stake in shares of Navigant Consulting by 13.7% in the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 6,643 shares... 
 

W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of W. R. Berkley Corp (NYSE:WRB) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are covering the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $58.60. Several research analysts have weighed in on WRB shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded W. R. Berkley Corp from a “hold”... 
 

Alimentation Couche Tard Inc (ATD.B) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Alimentation Couche Tard Inc (TSE:ATD.B) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twelve analysts that are presently covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have issued a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$76.92. A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. TD Securities set a C$87.00... 
 

Lennox International, Inc. (LII) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have issued a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $156.57. Several brokerages have recently weighed in on LII. Vertical Research reissued a “hold”... 
 

Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Oracle Co. (ORCL)

Canaccord Genuity reiterated their buy rating on shares of Oracle Co. (NYSE:ORCL) in a report issued on Friday morning. The brokerage currently has a $45.00 target price on the enterprise software provider’s stock. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Rowe lowered their price objective on Oracle from $109.00 to $9.30 in a research report on Tuesday, November 8th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $51.00 target price on shares of Oracle in a research report on Friday, December 9th. Goldman... 
 

Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (PTLA) Lifted to Outperform at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.

Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. upgraded shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (NDAQ:PTLA) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday. Portola Pharmaceuticals (NDAQ:PTLA) traded up 5.97% on Friday, reaching $36.75. 964,415 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $28.19 and its 200 day moving average is $22.55. The stock’s market capitalization is $2.08 billion. Portola Pharmaceuticals has a 1-year low of $15.68 and a 1-year high of $36.90.... 
 
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