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CA (CA) Raised to “Market Perform” at Wells Fargo & Co

Wells Fargo & Co upgraded shares of CA (NASDAQ:CA) from an underperform rating to a market perform rating in a research report released on Thursday. They currently have $45.00 target price on the technology company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $30.00. Other analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded shares of CA from an underperform rating to a market perform rating and set a $19.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday. ValuEngine upgraded... 
 

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.18

Headlines about Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Exxon Mobil earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the oil and gas company an impact score of 44.0426571288898... 
 

Regulus Therapeutics (RGLS) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Regulus Therapeutics (NASDAQ:RGLS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Regulus Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs that target microRNAs, called microRNA therapeutics. The Company’s products aim to treat or prevent hepatitis C infections, cardiovascular disease, fibrosis, oncology, immuno-inflammatory diseases, and metabolic diseases. Regulus Therapeutics Inc. is based... 
 

Apple (AAPL) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.14

News stories about Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Apple earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the iPhone maker an impact score of 45.1628812220786... 
 

Superconductor Technologies (SCON) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Superconductor Technologies (NASDAQ:SCON) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Superconductor Technologies Inc. manufactures and markets high-performance filters to service providers and original equipment manufacturers in the mobile wireless telecommunications industry. The company’s product, the SuperFilter, combines high-temperature superconductors with cryogenic cooling technology to produce a filter with significant... 
 

Alphabet Inc Class C (GOOG) Shares Bought by Smith Salley & Associates

Smith Salley & Associates boosted its position in Alphabet Inc Class C (NASDAQ:GOOG) by 2.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 8,783 shares of the information services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 208 shares during the quarter. Alphabet Inc Class C accounts for 1.6% of Smith Salley & Associates’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 16th biggest position. Smith Salley & Associates’ holdings in Alphabet... 
 

Northern Trust Corp Lowers Holdings in Ascena Retail Group Inc (ASNA)

Northern Trust Corp decreased its holdings in shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) by 1.8% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,123,004 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 38,637 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 1.08% of Ascena Retail Group worth $4,267,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or... 
 

Associated Banc Corp Raises Position in Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (FB)

Associated Banc Corp raised its holdings in shares of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) by 8.2% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 130,274 shares of the social networking company’s stock after buying an additional 9,905 shares during the period. Facebook, Inc. Common Stock comprises approximately 1.2% of Associated Banc Corp’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest position. Associated Banc Corp’s holdings in Facebook, Inc.... 
 

Allianz Asset Management GmbH Decreases Holdings in PVH Corp (PVH)

Allianz Asset Management GmbH lowered its holdings in shares of PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) by 4.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 148,946 shares of the textile maker’s stock after selling 6,735 shares during the quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH owned about 0.19% of PVH worth $22,555,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Stamps.com Inc. (STMP) Shares Sold by Fisher Asset Management LLC

Fisher Asset Management LLC lessened its holdings in Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) by 24.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 27,965 shares of the software maker’s stock after selling 9,241 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC owned 0.16% of Stamps.com worth $7,077,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and... 
 

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Holdings Trimmed by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System decreased its holdings in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 3.5% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,990,508 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after selling 254,439 shares during the period. Apple makes up about 3.2% of State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s portfolio, making the stock its largest position. State Board of Administration of... 
 

VANECK VECTORS/ISRAEL ETF (ISRA) Shares Bought by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in shares of VANECK VECTORS/ISRAEL ETF (NYSEARCA:ISRA) by 15.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 56,453 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 7,539 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned approximately 3.76% of VANECK VECTORS/ISRAEL ETF worth $1,689,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. VANECK VECTORS/ISRAEL ETF opened at $32.38 on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. VANECK VECTORS/ISRAEL... 
 

Enzo Biochem, Inc. (ENZ) Shares Sold by Wells Fargo & Company MN

Wells Fargo & Company MN lowered its stake in shares of Enzo Biochem, Inc. (NYSE:ENZ) by 3.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 302,617 shares of the medical research company’s stock after selling 9,209 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned approximately 0.64% of Enzo Biochem worth $1,658,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stone Ridge Asset... 
 

Chevron Co. (CVX) Holdings Trimmed by Pittenger & Anderson Inc.

Pittenger & Anderson Inc. decreased its holdings in Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX) by 7.2% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 19,125 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 1,486 shares during the quarter. Pittenger & Anderson Inc.’s holdings in Chevron were worth $2,181,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of CVX. Earnest Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Chevron... 
 

Wells Fargo & Company MN Acquires 3,764 Shares of Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX)

Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its holdings in Minerals Technologies Inc (NYSE:MTX) by 17.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 25,469 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,764 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned approximately 0.07% of Minerals Technologies worth $1,706,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have... 
 

Vicus Capital Sells 1,690 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)

Vicus Capital trimmed its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) by 1.0% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 169,138 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 1,690 shares during the quarter. Exxon Mobil makes up about 2.2% of Vicus Capital’s portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest holding. Vicus Capital’s holdings in Exxon Mobil were worth $12,619,000 as of its most recent filing... 
 

MUFG Americas Holdings Corp Sells 291,213 Shares of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (FB)

MUFG Americas Holdings Corp cut its stake in shares of Facebook, Inc. Common Stock (NASDAQ:FB) by 56.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 221,520 shares of the social networking company’s stock after selling 291,213 shares during the quarter. Facebook, Inc. Common Stock makes up approximately 1.1% of MUFG Americas Holdings Corp’s holdings, making the stock its 19th biggest position. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp’s holdings in Facebook,... 
 

Intel Co. (INTC) Shares Sold by Van Hulzen Asset Management LLC

Van Hulzen Asset Management LLC reduced its position in Intel Co. (NASDAQ:INTC) by 85.0% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 8,897 shares of the chip maker’s stock after selling 50,548 shares during the quarter. Van Hulzen Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Intel were worth $463,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in INTC. TIAA CREF... 
 

MINDBODY (MB) and Globant (GLOB) Head-To-Head Comparison

MINDBODY (NASDAQ: MB) and Globant (NYSE:GLOB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for MINDBODY and Globant, as reported by MarketBeat. Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score MINDBODY 0 3 7 0 2.70 Globant 0 3 5 0 2.63 MINDBODY... 
 

ReneSola Ltd. (SOL) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of ReneSola Ltd. (NYSE:SOL) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Brokers have set a 12 month consensus target price of $2.60 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.03 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given ReneSola an industry rank of 78 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies. A number of brokerages... 
 

Mainstay Definedterm Municipal Opptys Fd (MMD) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about Mainstay Definedterm Municipal Opptys Fd (NYSE:MMD) has trended positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mainstay Definedterm Municipal Opptys Fd earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the closed-end... 
 

MSD Trading 14% Lower Over Last Week (MSD)

MSD (CURRENCY:MSD) traded 4% lower against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 17:00 PM E.T. on July 15th. MSD has a market cap of $0.00 and approximately $18,501.00 worth of MSD was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. During the last week, MSD has traded down 14% against the US dollar. One MSD coin can currently be purchased for about $0.0032 or 0.00000050 BTC on popular exchanges. Here is how similar cryptocurrencies have performed during the last 24 hours: XRP (XRP) traded up 1.9% against the dollar and now trades at $0.45... 
 

Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (EFT) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.23

Press coverage about Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE:EFT) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the... 
 

Sensient Technologies Co. (SXT) Receives $90.77 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $90.77. SXT has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research... 
 

Reviewing AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR (AMADY) and Mexichem (MXCHY)

AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR (OTCMKTS: AMADY) and Mexichem (OTCMKTS:MXCHY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership. Institutional & Insider Ownership 0.1% of AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is... 
 

United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. A number of analysts have recently commented on UUGRY shares. ValuEngine cut shares of United Utilities Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, May 17th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded United Utilities... 
 

United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of United Utilities Group PLC (OTCMKTS:UUGRY) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. A number of analysts have recently commented on UUGRY shares. ValuEngine cut shares of United Utilities Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, May 17th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded United Utilities... 
 

Litecoin Cash (LCC) Reaches One Day Volume of $98,913.00

Litecoin Cash (CURRENCY:LCC) traded up 6.1% against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 15:00 PM E.T. on July 15th. In the last week, Litecoin Cash has traded 14.3% lower against the US dollar. One Litecoin Cash coin can now be bought for approximately $0.0424 or 0.00000666 BTC on major exchanges including Trade Satoshi, CryptoBridge, Mercatox and Stocks.Exchange. Litecoin Cash has a market capitalization of $24.50 million and $98,913.00 worth of Litecoin Cash was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Here’s how similar... 
 

RChain Trading 17.8% Lower This Week (RHOC)

RChain (CURRENCY:RHOC) traded 1.9% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 15:00 PM E.T. on July 15th. One RChain token can currently be purchased for about $0.66 or 0.00010347 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including IDEX, Token Store, Abucoins and ChaoEX. During the last week, RChain has traded 17.8% lower against the US dollar. RChain has a market cap of $237.42 million and approximately $367,342.00 worth of RChain was traded on exchanges in the last day. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed... 
 

Golem 1-Day Volume Tops $2.99 Million (GNT)

Golem (CURRENCY:GNT) traded 3.4% higher against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 14:00 PM Eastern on July 15th. Golem has a total market capitalization of $248.94 million and $2.99 million worth of Golem was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Golem token can currently be purchased for about $0.30 or 0.00004656 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including Mercatox, Upbit, HitBTC and Abucoins. Over the last week, Golem has traded 16.8% lower against the U.S. dollar. Here’s how other cryptocurrencies have... 
 

Ark Hits Market Cap of $132.66 Million (ARK)

Ark (CURRENCY:ARK) traded 2.1% higher against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 14:00 PM E.T. on July 15th. One Ark coin can now be bought for about $1.28 or 0.00020013 BTC on major exchanges including Binance, Livecoin, Abucoins and Cryptomate. Ark has a total market cap of $132.66 million and $382,769.00 worth of Ark was traded on exchanges in the last day. During the last seven days, Ark has traded down 18% against the dollar. Here is how other cryptocurrencies have performed during the last day: EOS (EOS) traded 5.9% higher... 
 

QASH (QASH) Reaches Market Cap of $90.34 Million

QASH (CURRENCY:QASH) traded up 0.3% against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 14:00 PM ET on July 15th. One QASH token can now be purchased for approximately $0.26 or 0.00004044 BTC on exchanges including Gate.io, GOPAX, Ethfinex and Hotbit. In the last week, QASH has traded down 13.7% against the dollar. QASH has a market cap of $90.34 million and $1.03 million worth of QASH was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed in the last 24 hours: XRP (XRP) traded 2%... 
 

$1.33 Billion in Sales Expected for Cerner Co. (CERN) This Quarter

Brokerages forecast that Cerner Co. (NASDAQ:CERN) will announce $1.33 billion in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Eleven analysts have made estimates for Cerner’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $1.30 billion and the highest is $1.34 billion. Cerner posted sales of $1.29 billion during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 3.1%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, July 26th. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Cerner... 
 

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB Takes Position in Heron Therapeutics Inc (HRTX)

Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB bought a new stake in shares of Heron Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:HRTX) in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 10,700 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock, valued at approximately $295,000. Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of HRTX. Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new position in shares of Heron Therapeutics during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $117,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of Heron Therapeutics... 
 

Ardmore Shipping Corp (ASC) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Ardmore Shipping Corp (NYSE:ASC) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $10.60. Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Ardmore Shipping from a “hold”... 
 

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) Holdings Raised by TRUE Private Wealth Advisors

TRUE Private Wealth Advisors grew its holdings in Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD) by 36.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,680 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,259 shares during the quarter. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors’ holdings in Air Products & Chemicals were worth $733,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors... 
 

TRUE Private Wealth Advisors Invests $959,000 in Pivotal Software (PVTL) Stock

TRUE Private Wealth Advisors purchased a new position in Pivotal Software (NASDAQ:PVTL) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 39,550 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $959,000. Several brokerages have recently weighed in on PVTL. Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of Pivotal Software from $19.00 to $22.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June... 
 

TRUE Private Wealth Advisors Takes $653,000 Position in Health Care SPDR (XLV)

TRUE Private Wealth Advisors purchased a new position in Health Care SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLV) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 7,828 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $653,000. Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Coyle Financial Counsel LLC bought a new stake in shares of Health Care SPDR in the first quarter worth about $103,000. Delek Group Ltd.... 
 

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company Purchases New Stake in SB Financial Group Inc (SBFG)

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company purchased a new position in shares of SB Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBFG) in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 74,872 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,386,000. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company owned about 1.15% of SB Financial Group at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of... 
 

Kadant (KAI) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.07

News headlines about Kadant (NYSE:KAI) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kadant earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.0776798573313 out... 
 

NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. Grows Position in Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. boosted its stake in shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 8.8% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 243,962 shares of the healthcare product maker’s stock after buying an additional 19,700 shares during the period. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.’s holdings in Abbott Laboratories were worth $14,879,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in ABT. Icon... 
 

MUFG Americas Holdings Corp Acquires 1,335 Shares of Alphabet Inc Class A (GOOGL)

MUFG Americas Holdings Corp raised its holdings in Alphabet Inc Class A (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 3.7% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 37,287 shares of the information services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,335 shares during the period. Alphabet Inc Class A makes up about 1.2% of MUFG Americas Holdings Corp’s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest holding. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp’s holdings in Alphabet Inc Class... 
 

Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware Cuts Holdings in TransUnion (TRU)

Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware trimmed its holdings in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 20.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 129,768 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 33,897 shares during the period. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware owned 0.07% of TransUnion worth $9,297,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Several other hedge funds... 
 

Reviewing Casey’s General Stores (CASY) & Carvana (CVNA)

Casey’s General Stores (NASDAQ: CASY) and Carvana (NYSE:CVNA) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk. Profitability This table compares Casey’s General Stores and Carvana’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Casey’s General Stores 3.79% 11.61% 4.23% Carvana -6.09% -30.96% -10.62% Volatility... 
 

Marcus Capital LLC Increases Stake in Procter & Gamble Co (PG)

Marcus Capital LLC grew its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 19.4% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 10,175 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,650 shares during the period. Procter & Gamble makes up 3.0% of Marcus Capital LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 12th biggest holding. Marcus Capital LLC’s holdings in Procter & Gamble were worth $807,000 as of its most... 
 

LPL Financial LLC Has $840,000 Position in Waters Co. (WAT)

LPL Financial LLC raised its stake in Waters Co. (NYSE:WAT) by 12.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 4,228 shares of the medical instruments supplier’s stock after purchasing an additional 468 shares during the quarter. LPL Financial LLC’s holdings in Waters were worth $840,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of WAT. Banco de Sabadell S.A bought a new position in shares of Waters in the 4th quarter... 
 

Loomis Sayles & Co. L P Has $22.62 Million Position in Boeing Co (BA)

Loomis Sayles & Co. L P reduced its holdings in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) by 28.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 68,985 shares of the aircraft producer’s stock after selling 27,090 shares during the quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P’s holdings in Boeing were worth $22,619,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in BA. Mitsubishi... 
 

Lucia Wealth Services LLC Has $3.68 Million Holdings in Visa (V)

Lucia Wealth Services LLC raised its position in shares of Visa (NYSE:V) by 22.9% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 30,733 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock after buying an additional 5,720 shares during the period. Lucia Wealth Services LLC’s holdings in Visa were worth $3,676,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of Visa by 13.4%... 
 

Piper Jaffray Companies (PJC) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.18

News coverage about Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Piper Jaffray Companies earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact... 
 

Northrop Grumman Co. (NOC) Shares Sold by Gateway Investment Advisers LLC

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC decreased its position in shares of Northrop Grumman Co. (NYSE:NOC) by 6.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 28,288 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 1,978 shares during the period. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Northrop Grumman were worth $8,704,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have... 
 
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