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Zacks Investment Research Lowers Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (ACFC) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ACFC) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation, formerly known as Atlantic Coast Federal Corporation, operates as a savings bank through its subsidiary Atlantic Coast Bank, a federally chartered and insured savings bank serving northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia markets. The products offered by the bank includes checking accounts, savings... 
 

ETRADE Capital Management LLC Sells 285 Shares of Fortive Corporation (FTV)

ETRADE Capital Management LLC reduced its holdings in Fortive Corporation (NYSE:FTV) by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 15,272 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 285 shares during the period. ETRADE Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Fortive Corporation were worth $968,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. FMR LLC increased its... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Boot Barn Holdings (BOOT) Stock Price

News stories about Boot Barn Holdings (NYSE:BOOT) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Boot Barn Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 45.450287212656 out of 100, indicating... 
 

BT Group PLC’s (BT) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

Numis Securities Ltd reiterated their buy rating on shares of BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) in a research note issued to investors on Sunday. They currently have a GBX 390 ($5.26) price target on the utilities provider’s stock. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on BT. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a buy rating on shares of BT Group PLC in a research note on Monday, May 29th. Jefferies Group LLC reduced their target price on shares of BT Group PLC from GBX 325 ($4.38) to GBX 280 ($3.78) and set a hold rating for the company... 
 

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Begins Coverage on Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM)

Stock analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services assumed coverage on shares of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the investment management company’s stock. SCM has been the topic of several other research reports. ValuEngine lowered Stellus Capital Investment Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods... 
 

Public Sector Pension investment Board Has $3.17 Million Holdings in TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL)

Public Sector Pension investment Board lessened its stake in shares of TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) by 50.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 40,230 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after selling 40,500 shares during the period. Public Sector Pension investment Board’s holdings in TE Connectivity were worth $3,165,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to... 
 

Stevens Capital Management LP Invests $893,000 in XL Group Ltd. (XL)

Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in XL Group Ltd. (NYSE:XL) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 20,395 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $893,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in XL. Amalgamated Bank increased its holdings in XL Group by 53.6% during the 2nd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 29,288 shares of... 
 

Coloplast A/S (CLPBY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Coloplast A/S (NASDAQ:CLPBY) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Friday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $9.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Coloplast A/S develops and provides health care products and services. Its operating business segments consist of Chronic Care, Urology Care and Wound & Skin Care. The Chronic Care segment covers the sale of ostomy care products and continence care products. The Urology Care segment offers urological products,... 
 

Quantitative Investment Management LLC Invests $5.07 Million in Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR)

Quantitative Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE:QSR) (TSE:QSR) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 81,100 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock, valued at approximately $5,071,000. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Westpac Banking Corp raised its position in Restaurant Brands International by 1,037.1% during the... 
 

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Boosts Stake in Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (MAA)

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its holdings in Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) by 6.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 545,682 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 31,894 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned about 0.48% of Mid-America Apartment Communities worth $57,504,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have... 
 

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Holdings Lowered by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.

UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) (TSE:SLF) by 11.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,515,882 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 204,289 shares during the quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned about 0.25% of Sun Life Financial worth $54,113,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several... 
 

Student Transportation Inc (STB) Upgraded at National Bank Financial

National Bank Financial upgraded shares of Student Transportation Inc (NASDAQ:STB) (TSE:STB) from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report released on Thursday, MarketBeat reports. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on STB. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Student Transportation from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Student Transportation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $6.75 target price for the company in a report... 
 

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Sells 2,147 Shares of NVR, Inc. (NVR)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. cut its holdings in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) by 13.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 13,278 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 2,147 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.35% of NVR worth $32,007,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of NVR. US Bancorp DE raised its holdings... 
 

Nationwide Fund Advisors Reduces Holdings in DTE Energy Company (DTE)

Nationwide Fund Advisors lessened its stake in DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE) by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 108,135 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 3,368 shares during the quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors owned 0.06% of DTE Energy worth $11,440,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DTE. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased... 
 

Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Holdings Trimmed by Teachers Advisors LLC

Teachers Advisors LLC lessened its position in shares of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) by 7.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 404,991 shares of the company’s stock after selling 32,847 shares during the quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC owned approximately 0.13% of Campbell Soup worth $21,120,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Campbell... 
 

Sequans Communications (SQNS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

Headlines about Sequans Communications (NYSE:SQNS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sequans Communications earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 45.4388613180992... 
 

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund of Beneficial Interest (AGC) Major Shareholder Sells $202,859.20 in Stock

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund of Beneficial Interest (NYSE:AGC) major shareholder Saba Capital Management, L.P. sold 33,365 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $6.08, for a total value of $202,859.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with... 
 

Riverhead Capital Management LLC Boosts Holdings in PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)

Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its position in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 13,673 shares of the construction company’s stock after purchasing an additional 159 shares during the quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC’s holdings in PulteGroup were worth $336,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ameritas... 
 

Riverhead Capital Management LLC Lowers Holdings in The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)

Riverhead Capital Management LLC reduced its holdings in shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) by 31.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 57,616 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 26,287 shares during the period. Riverhead Capital Management LLC’s holdings in The Travelers Companies were worth $7,290,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc.... 
 

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Position Reduced by Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd lowered its holdings in shares of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) by 9.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 22,753 shares of the asset manager’s stock after selling 2,378 shares during the period. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd’s holdings in BlackRock were worth $9,611,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their... 
 

Martingale Asset Management L P Purchases New Holdings in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Martingale Asset Management L P purchased a new stake in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 5,103 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock, valued at approximately $738,000. Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Family Firm Inc. raised its holdings in shares of NVIDIA Corporation by 0.7% in the second quarter. Family Firm Inc. now owns 1,968 shares of... 
 

Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Earns “Buy” Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued their buy rating on shares of Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMB) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) currently has a GBX 4,000 ($53.93) price target on the stock. A number of other research firms have also recently commented on IMB. Citigroup Inc. reissued a neutral rating and set a GBX 3,800 ($51.23) price target on shares of Imperial Brands PLC in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 4,100 ($55.28) price target... 
 

Franklin Resources Inc. Has $9.04 Million Stake in CareTrust REIT, Inc. (CTRE)

Franklin Resources Inc. lifted its stake in CareTrust REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTRE) by 18.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 487,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 77,300 shares during the period. Franklin Resources Inc. owned approximately 0.64% of CareTrust REIT worth $9,035,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares... 
 

Mesabi Trust (MSB) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.13

Headlines about Mesabi Trust (NYSE:MSB) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mesabi Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the mining company an impact score of 46.9203343773862... 
 

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) Stock Price

News headlines about Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE:RRTS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Roadrunner Transportation Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage... 
 

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Gridsum Holding (GSUM) Stock Price

Headlines about Gridsum Holding (NASDAQ:GSUM) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gridsum Holding earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.1015441813905... 
 

REGENXBIO Inc. (RGNX) Insider Sells $293,300.00 in Stock

REGENXBIO Inc. (NASDAQ:RGNX) insider Kenneth T. Mills sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.33, for a total value of $293,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 108,630 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,186,117.90. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. REGENXBIO Inc. (NASDAQ RGNX) opened at 28.25 on Monday. REGENXBIO Inc. has a 52 week... 
 

Tredje AP fonden Boosts Stake in Deere & Company (DE)

Tredje AP fonden raised its stake in shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 47,173 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 620 shares during the quarter. Tredje AP fonden’s holdings in Deere & were worth $5,858,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of DE. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Deere &... 
 

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Has $101,000 Stake in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. grew its stake in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,558 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 171 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF were worth $101,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Holds Holdings in Rambus, Inc. (RMBS)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department maintained its position in shares of Rambus, Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 102,923 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department owned 0.09% of Rambus worth $1,176,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in RMBS. LS... 
 

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Acquires 70 Shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department boosted its holdings in shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 44,361 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after acquiring an additional 70 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Murphy Oil Corporation were worth $1,137,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge... 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Sells 9,312 Shares of Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. trimmed its position in shares of Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC) by 4.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 200,033 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 9,312 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned approximately 0.20% of Kilroy Realty Corporation worth $15,033,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently... 
 

State of Tennessee Treasury Department Has $1,117,000 Position in Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLH)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department continued to hold its stake in shares of Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 20,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Clean Harbors were worth $1,117,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors and hedge... 
 

TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX) Shares Sold by Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. reduced its stake in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:TJX) by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 89,243 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock after selling 985 shares during the period. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.’s holdings in TJX Companies, Inc. (The) were worth $6,441,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified... 
 

Swiss National Bank Maintains Holdings in Semtech Corporation (SMTC)

Swiss National Bank maintained its position in shares of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 108,500 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Swiss National Bank owned 0.17% of Semtech Corporation worth $3,879,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eagle Asset... 
 

RDL Financial Inc. Has $1.10 Million Position in Ford Motor Company (F)

RDL Financial Inc. decreased its holdings in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) by 5.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 98,119 shares of the auto manufacturer’s stock after selling 6,058 shares during the quarter. RDL Financial Inc.’s holdings in Ford Motor were worth $1,098,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Balentine LLC boosted its position... 
 

Akari Therapeutics PLC (AKTX) Earns “Buy” Rating from Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity reissued their buy rating on shares of Akari Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ:AKTX) in a report published on Friday morning. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $15.00 price objective on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. “Date and time of first dissemination: September 21, 2017, 23:12 ET Date and time of production: September 21, 2017, 20:41 ET Target Price / Valuation Methodology: Impax Laboratories – IPXL Our $19 price target is derived from a blend of DCF (7.7% WACC, +1% terminal growth) and a 9.2x forward EV/EBITDA... 
 

Iteris Inc (ITI) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Iteris Inc (NYSE:ITI) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Friday. According to Zacks, “Iteris, Inc. is a leading provider of outdoor vision systems and sensors that optimize the flow of traffic and enhance driver safety. Iteris combines outdoor image processing, traffic engineering, and information technology to offer a broad range of transportation and safety solutions. “ Several other brokerages have also recently issued reports on ITI. B. Riley reaffirmed a buy rating... 
 

Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) Raised to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Friday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $4.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “GLU MOBILE INC., is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah’s, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst,... 
 

Provident Bancorp, Inc. (PVBC) Raised to Buy at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Provident Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PVBC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Friday. Separately, TheStreet upgraded Provident Bancorp from a c rating to a b- rating in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Provident Bancorp (NASDAQ:PVBC) opened at 22.70 on Friday. Provident Bancorp has a 12 month low of $14.96 and a 12 month high of $24.65. The firm has a market cap of $208.41 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.27 and a beta of 0.25. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $21.07 and... 
 

Swiss National Bank Has $4,021,000 Holdings in Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV)

Swiss National Bank continued to hold its stake in shares of Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAV) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 381,900 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.17% of Viavi Solutions worth $4,021,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in... 
 

Cornerstone Advisory LLP Buys 3,500 Shares of Stryker Corporation (SYK)

Cornerstone Advisory LLP increased its stake in shares of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) by 206.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,192 shares of the medical technology company’s stock after buying an additional 3,500 shares during the quarter. Cornerstone Advisory LLP’s holdings in Stryker Corporation were worth $721,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also... 
 

Swiss National Bank Buys 8,500 Shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR)

Swiss National Bank increased its stake in shares of Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 264,558 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,500 shares during the period. Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.14% of Gulfport Energy Corporation worth $3,902,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their... 
 

Swiss National Bank Buys 2,000 Shares of B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)

Swiss National Bank increased its stake in shares of B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) by 1.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 111,200 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,000 shares during the quarter. Swiss National Bank owned about 0.17% of B&G Foods worth $3,959,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company.... 
 

Dominion Energy Inc. (D) Shares Bought by Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its stake in shares of Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE:D) by 8.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 136,781 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,843 shares during the quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank’s holdings in Dominion Energy were worth $10,482,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds... 
 

Critical Review: Diamondrock Hospitality (DRH) vs. Host Hotels & Resorts (HST)

Diamondrock Hospitality (NYSE: DRH) and Host Hotels & Resorts (NYSE:HST) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations. Volatility and Risk Diamondrock Hospitality has a beta of 1.39, meaning that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Host Hotels & Resorts has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is... 
 

Prudential Financial Inc. Acquires 620 Shares of Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC)

Prudential Financial Inc. grew its holdings in Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ:BMRC) by 1.3% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 46,892 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 620 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. owned 0.77% of Bank of Marin Bancorp worth $2,886,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings... 
 

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for B&M European Value Retail SA (BME)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued their buy rating on shares of B&M European Value Retail SA (LON:BME) in a research note published on Friday. The firm currently has a GBX 400 ($5.39) price objective on the stock. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank AG raised their target price on B&M European Value Retail SA from GBX 400 ($5.39) to GBX 425 ($5.73) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. HSBC Holdings plc reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of... 
 

Aceto Corporation (ACET) Shares Sold by Comerica Bank

Comerica Bank lessened its holdings in shares of Aceto Corporation (NASDAQ:ACET) by 4.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 31,955 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,613 shares during the quarter. Comerica Bank owned 0.11% of Aceto Corporation worth $487,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of ACET. Mason Street Advisors LLC increased its position... 
 

Everence Capital Management Inc. Has $1,695,000 Holdings in Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

Everence Capital Management Inc. maintained its position in shares of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,829 shares of the industrial products company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Everence Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Illinois Tool Works were worth $1,695,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors and hedge... 
 
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