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Quantbot Technologies LP Purchases New Holdings in Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS)

Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new stake in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 16,156 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,178,000. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of SNPS. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Synopsys by 6.2% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.... 
 

Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC Reduces Position in Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (LW)

Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC decreased its stake in Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LW) by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 12,457 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 151 shares during the period. Mariner Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Lamb Weston Holdings were worth $549,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Blair... 
 

Autoliv, Inc. (ALV) Coverage Initiated at Cowen and Company

Analysts at Cowen and Company began coverage on shares of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE:ALV) in a report issued on Monday. The firm set a “market perform” rating on the auto parts company’s stock. Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on ALV. Mizuho upped their target price on Autoliv from $130.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. BidaskClub downgraded Autoliv from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday,... 
 

EVINE Live (EVLV) vs. Its Peers Head-To-Head Analysis

EVINE Live (NASDAQ: EVLV) is one of 21 public companies in the “Other Specialty Retailers” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare EVINE Live to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation. Profitability This table compares EVINE Live and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets EVINE Live -1.08% -8.38% -2.45% EVINE Live... 
 

Farmland Partners Inc. (FPI) Price Target Cut to $9.25 by Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus

Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE:FPI) had its target price decreased by Stifel Nicolaus from $10.00 to $9.25 in a report released on Monday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock. Stifel Nicolaus’ price objective suggests a potential upside of 5.96% from the company’s previous close. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Robert W. Baird lowered Farmland Partners from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and... 
 

Quintiles Transitional Holdings’ (Q) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at KeyCorp

KeyCorp reissued their buy rating on shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) in a report published on Sunday. KeyCorp currently has a $100.00 price target on the medical research company’s stock. Q has been the subject of a number of other reports. BidaskClub downgraded Quintiles Transitional Holdings from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a hold rating and set a $94.00 target price on shares of Quintiles Transitional Holdings in a research note on... 
 

Adesto Technologies Corporation’s (IOTS) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at Needham & Company LLC

Adesto Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:IOTS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Needham & Company LLC in a research note issued on Monday. They presently have a $10.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. Needham & Company LLC’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 31.58% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, “Last week we hosted an investor call will Narbeh Derhacobian, CEO, and Ron Shelton, CFO, of Adesto Technologies.... 
 

Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) Holdings Trimmed by D.A. Davidson & CO.

D.A. Davidson & CO. trimmed its position in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) by 0.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 15,469 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 18 shares during the quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO.’s holdings in Eastman Chemical were worth $1,299,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Cleararc Capital Inc.... 
 

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Price Target Lowered to $55.00 at Bank of America Corporation

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) had its target price reduced by Bank of America Corporation from $61.00 to $55.00 in a research report report published on Thursday. They currently have a neutral rating on the stock. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. UBS AG restated a neutral rating and issued a $61.00 price target (down previously from $63.00) on shares of General Mills in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of General Mills from a hold rating... 
 

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Thursday. They currently have $55.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Though, Big Lots’ shares have underperformed the industry in a month, the trend might reverse in the near term owing to better-than-expected second-quarter fiscal 2017 results and encouraging earnings outlook. Moreover, the top line also surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate after missing the same in the trailing... 
 

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc.

Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. They currently have a $67.00 target price on the stock. GIS has been the subject of several other research reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of General Mills from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Consumer Edge upgraded shares of General Mills from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc set a $59.00... 
 

BlackRock Inc. Sells 2,345,567 Shares of TotalFinaElf, S.A. (TOT)

BlackRock Inc. decreased its stake in TotalFinaElf, S.A. (NYSE:TOT) by 18.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 10,229,931 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after selling 2,345,567 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned 0.41% of TotalFinaElf, worth $507,303,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company.... 
 

Geopark Ltd (GPRK) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on shares of Geopark Ltd (NYSE:GPRK) in a research report released on Thursday morning, MarketBeat.com reports. The firm issued a buy rating and a $11.50 target price on the oil and gas company’s stock. Several other research firms have also commented on GPRK. Zacks Investment Research lowered Geopark from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Echelon Wealth Partners started coverage on Geopark in a research note on Thursday, May 25th. They set a buy rating and a $12.00... 
 

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) PT Lowered to $58.00

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) had its price objective cut by Royal Bank Of Canada from $62.00 to $58.00 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. They currently have a sector perform rating on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on GIS. BidaskClub raised shares of General Mills from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Consumer Edge raised shares of General Mills from a sell rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Friday, September... 
 

Taubman Centers, Inc. (TCO) Position Raised by Nationwide Fund Advisors

Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) by 2.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 201,222 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,946 shares during the quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors owned about 0.33% of Taubman Centers worth $11,983,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors... 
 

Strategic Advisors LLC Decreases Holdings in MetLife, Inc. (MET)

Strategic Advisors LLC reduced its stake in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 80,694 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,268 shares during the period. MetLife accounts for approximately 2.0% of Strategic Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 11th biggest position. Strategic Advisors LLC’s holdings in MetLife were worth $4,433,000 as of... 
 

The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (ULTI) Shares Sold by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) by 15.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 117,143 shares of the technology company’s stock after selling 21,486 shares during the quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC owned 0.39% of The Ultimate Software Group worth $24,607,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).... 
 

Teachers Advisors LLC Purchases 3,636 Shares of On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN)

Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 365,854 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,636 shares during the quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC owned about 0.69% of On Assignment worth $19,811,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FNY Partners Fund LP increased... 
 

Stephens Inc. AR Lowers Holdings in Knowles Corporation (KN)

Stephens Inc. AR cut its position in Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 10,016 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after selling 700 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings in Knowles Corporation were worth $169,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their... 
 

ObsEva SA (OBSV) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ObsEva SA (NASDAQ:OBSV) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Thursday. According to Zacks, “ObsEva SA is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for woman’s reproductive health and pregnancy. ObsEva SA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. “ A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada began coverage on ObsEva SA in... 
 

Rayonier Inc. (RYN) Shares Bought by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) by 282.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 781,621 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 577,214 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned approximately 0.61% of Rayonier worth $22,487,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank... 
 

Wells Fargo & Company MN Decreases Position in Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (CFR)

Wells Fargo & Company MN cut its holdings in shares of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE:CFR) by 26.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 242,812 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 86,103 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned about 0.38% of Cullen/Frost Bankers worth $22,802,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

CIBC World Markets Inc. Buys Shares of 11,592 Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD)

CIBC World Markets Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 11,592 shares of the investment management company’s stock, valued at approximately $114,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Boston Partners increased its position in shares of Gladstone Capital Corporation... 
 

Franklin Resources Inc. Has $16.61 Million Stake in PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

Franklin Resources Inc. reduced its stake in shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) by 37.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 309,427 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 186,430 shares during the period. Franklin Resources Inc.’s holdings in PayPal Holdings were worth $16,607,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold... 
 

Head-To-Head Contrast: Windtree Therapeutics (WINT) versus Its Competitors

Windtree Therapeutics (NASDAQ: WINT) is one of 94 public companies in the “Biotechnology” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Windtree Therapeutics to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations. Analyst Ratings This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Windtree Therapeutics and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating... 
 

Kate Spade & Co (LIZ) versus Stein Mart (SMRT) Head to Head Contrast

Kate Spade & Co (NYSE: LIZ) and Stein Mart (NASDAQ:SMRT) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations. Dividends Stein Mart pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 17.2%. Kate Spade & Co does not pay a dividend. Stein Mart pays out -40.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Valuation... 
 

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Upgraded at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG) from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage currently has $53.00 price target on the utilities provider’s stock. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Public Service Enterprise Group from a hold rating to a buy... 
 

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Has $480,000 Holdings in The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. trimmed its holdings in shares of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) by 52.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,169 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 12,565 shares during the period. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.’s holdings in The Charles Schwab Corporation were worth $480,000 at the end of the most recent... 
 

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. Has $525,000 Holdings in Cambrex Corporation (CBM)

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its position in Cambrex Corporation (NYSE:CBM) by 29.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 8,781 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,020 shares during the quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.’s holdings in Cambrex Corporation were worth $525,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds... 
 

Insider Selling: HealthEquity, Inc. (HQY) VP Sells $444,505.00 in Stock

HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) VP Darcy G. Mott sold 9,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.79, for a total transaction of $444,505.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 87,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,094,125. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Shares of HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) opened at 47.35 on Monday. The firm has... 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Has $14.41 Million Position in Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) by 1,124.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,229,142 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,128,785 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned approximately 2.31% of Rent-A-Center worth $14,405,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

National Bank of Canada (NA) Insider Sells C$584,500.00 in Stock

National Bank of Canada (TSE:NA) insider Jean Dagenais sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of C$58.45, for a total value of C$584,500.00. National Bank of Canada (NA) opened at 57.98 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $19.78 billion and a PE ratio of 12.14. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $56.40 and a 200 day moving average price of $55.27. National Bank of Canada has a 12-month low of $45.11 and a 12-month high of $59.12. The firm... 
 

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Insider Sells $672,000.00 in Stock

Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) insider John Roland Clem sold 3,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $210.00, for a total value of $672,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 6,410 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,346,100. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. John Roland Clem also recently made the following... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Thomson Reuters Corp (TRI) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) (TSE:TRI) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Friday morning. According to Zacks, “Thomson Corporation is a leading provider of value-added information and technology to users in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, higher education, reference information, corporate training and assessment, scientific research and healthcare. “ A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on TRI. Scotiabank boosted their... 
 

Principal Financial Group Inc. Has $10.67 Million Stake in Tenneco Inc. (TEN)

Principal Financial Group Inc. lessened its position in Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) by 12.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 184,554 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 25,769 shares during the quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned 0.34% of Tenneco worth $10,673,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TEN. First Trust Advisors... 
 

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank Invests $105,000 in JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (JELD) Stock

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank acquired a new stake in JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. (NYSE:JELD) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 3,226 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $105,000. A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Neuberger Berman Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of JELD-WEN Holding during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $15,360,000. MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd purchased a new... 
 

Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) Shares Sold by Principal Financial Group Inc.

Principal Financial Group Inc. reduced its position in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) by 53.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 210,340 shares of the athletic footwear retailer’s stock after selling 241,791 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. owned approximately 0.16% of Foot Locker worth $10,366,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently... 
 

Neuberger Berman Group LLC Purchases Shares of 12,600 At Home Group Inc (HOME)

Neuberger Berman Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of At Home Group Inc (NASDAQ:HOME) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor purchased 12,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $293,000. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in shares of At Home Group during the first quarter worth $252,000. Teachers... 
 

Neuberger Berman Group LLC Has $311,000 Stake in Cone Midstream Partners LP (CNNX)

Neuberger Berman Group LLC maintained its stake in shares of Cone Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 16,400 shares of the pipeline company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC’s holdings in Cone Midstream Partners were worth $311,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in CNNX. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.... 
 

Computer Programs and Systems’ (CPSI) Sell Rating Reiterated at KeyCorp

KeyCorp reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) in a research report sent to investors on Friday. The firm currently has a $21.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Computer Programs and Systems from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Computer Programs and Systems from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a... 
 

Prudential Financial Inc. Acquires 840 Shares of Innospec Inc. (IOSP)

Prudential Financial Inc. grew its holdings in Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) by 1.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 45,380 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after buying an additional 840 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.19% of Innospec worth $2,975,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Several other large investors have also modified... 
 

Victory Capital Management Inc. Increases Holdings in Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (CPS)

Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS) by 15.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,621 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after acquiring an additional 222 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Cooper-Standard Holdings were worth $164,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions... 
 

LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) Position Lifted by BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its stake in LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) by 53.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 16,894 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,876 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings in LivePerson were worth $186,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its... 
 

General Communication, Inc. (GNCMA) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc

Legal & General Group Plc grew its stake in General Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNCMA) by 16.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 50,938 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,339 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc owned 0.14% of General Communication worth $1,866,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings... 
 

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Has $11.21 Million Holdings in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in shares of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) by 19.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 740,272 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 119,775 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp owned about 0.43% of AmTrust Financial Services worth $11,207,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

SG Americas Securities LLC Lowers Stake in NRG Yield, Inc. (NYLD)

SG Americas Securities LLC cut its position in shares of NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD) by 83.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,340 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 37,306 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in NRG Yield were worth $129,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced... 
 

SG Americas Securities LLC Decreases Stake in YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW)

SG Americas Securities LLC reduced its holdings in YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) by 40.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,301 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 8,369 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in YRC Worldwide were worth $137,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other large investors have... 
 

TransUnion (TRU) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 29.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 360,776 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 82,504 shares during the quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned 0.20% of TransUnion worth $15,626,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently... 
 

Abcam PLC (ABCZY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Abcam PLC (NASDAQ:ABCZY) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Abcam PLC distributes antibodies and associated protein research tools. Its product includes primary and secondary antibodies, proteins, peptides, lysates, biochemicals, immunoassays and other kits. Abcam PLC is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom. “ Shares of Abcam PLC (ABCZY) opened at 14.27 on Thursday. Abcam PLC has a 52 week low of $9.13 and a 52... 
 

Lumentum Holdings Inc. (LITE) Earns Buy Rating from Rosenblatt Securities

Rosenblatt Securities reiterated their buy rating on shares of Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LITE) in a report released on Thursday morning. Rosenblatt Securities currently has a $70.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $73.00 target price on shares of Lumentum Holdings in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. BidaskClub raised shares of Lumentum Holdings from a buy rating to a strong-buy... 
 
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