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$16.31 Million in Sales Expected for MedEquities Realty Trust Inc (MRT) This Quarter

Analysts predict that MedEquities Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:MRT) will announce sales of $16.31 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for MedEquities Realty Trust’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $15.87 million and the highest is $16.60 million. MedEquities Realty Trust posted sales of $14.01 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 16.4%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Monday, February 26th. On... 
 

Innovative Industrial Properties Inc (IIPR) Given $23.00 Average Price Target by Brokerages

Shares of Innovative Industrial Properties Inc (NYSE:IIPR) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokers have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $23.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Innovative Industrial Properties an industry rank of 222 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Several equities analysts have recently weighed... 
 

Owens Corning (OC) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.18

Media coverage about Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Owens Corning earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.6157006905724 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat... 
 

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (BWP) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (NYSE:BWP) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP is a master limited partnership engaged through its subsidiaries, Texas Gas Transmission, LLC and Gulf South Pipeline Company, LP, in the interstate transportation and storage of natural gas. “ BWP has been the subject of a number of other reports. Credit Suisse Group began coverage on Boardwalk... 
 

Analysts expect Andersons Inc (NASDAQ:ANDE) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.38 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Andersons’ earnings. Andersons posted earnings of $0.36 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 5.6%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. According to Zacks, analysts expect that Andersons will report full year earnings of $0.89 per share for... 
 

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Safestore Hldgs (SFSHF) Boosted by Jefferies Group

Safestore Hldgs (OTCMKTS:SFSHF) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Group lifted their FY2018 EPS estimates for Safestore Hldgs in a research report issued on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Prew now forecasts that the company will post earnings of $0.36 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $0.32. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Safestore Hldgs from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $5.25 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Safestore... 
 

Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC Has $3.91 Million Stake in Myokardia Inc (MYOK)

Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Myokardia Inc (NASDAQ:MYOK) by 134.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 92,785 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 53,186 shares during the period. Myokardia makes up about 2.0% of Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 14th largest holding. Hamilton Lane Advisors LLC’s holdings in Myokardia were worth $3,906,000 at... 
 

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) Position Cut by Cullinan Associates Inc.

Cullinan Associates Inc. cut its stake in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) by 14.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 72,995 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 12,000 shares during the period. Cullinan Associates Inc.’s holdings in Capital One Financial were worth $7,269,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently... 
 

Charter Trust Co. Cuts Holdings in Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI)

Charter Trust Co. lowered its stake in shares of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) by 8.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,595 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 1,231 shares during the period. Charter Trust Co.’s holdings in Analog Devices were worth $1,121,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions... 
 

Simon Property Group Inc (SPG) Position Increased by Cullinan Associates Inc.

Cullinan Associates Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) by 5.1% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 28,115 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,375 shares during the period. Cullinan Associates Inc.’s holdings in Simon Property Group were worth $4,828,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in SPG. Capital World Investors lifted... 
 

Anglo American (NGLOY) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Anglo American (OTCMKTS: NGLOY): 1/11/2018 – Anglo American was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating. 1/10/2018 – Anglo American was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Anglo American PLC is a mining company. Its portfolio includes iron ore, manganese, metallurgical coal,... 
 

HP (HPQ) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.09

News headlines about HP (NYSE:HPQ) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news 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. HP earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the computer maker an impact score of 44.7076000685147 out of 100,... 
 

FY2018 EPS Estimates for Agree Realty Co. (ADC) Lowered by Analyst

Agree Realty Co. (NYSE:ADC) – Jefferies Group decreased their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Agree Realty in a report issued on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst G. Hoglund now expects that the real estate investment trust will post earnings per share of $2.90 for the year, down from their previous estimate of $2.92. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $51.00 price objective on the stock. Agree Realty (NYSE:ADC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The real estate investment... 
 

Qorvo Inc (QRVO) VP Sells $428,220.00 in Stock

Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ:QRVO) VP Steven E. Creviston sold 6,000 shares of Qorvo stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.37, for a total value of $428,220.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 82,725 shares in the company, valued at $5,904,083.25. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Shares of Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ QRVO) traded up $1.55 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $70.85.... 
 

Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Downgraded by B. Riley to Neutral

B. Riley cut shares of Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage currently has $63.00 price target on the electronics maker’s stock. B. Riley also issued estimates for Dolby Laboratories’ Q1 2018 earnings at $0.42 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.48 EPS and Q4 2019 earnings at $0.43 EPS. Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Dolby Laboratories from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st.... 
 

Hershey (HSY) Downgraded to Sell at Goldman Sachs Group

Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of Hershey (NYSE:HSY) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage currently has $101.00 price target on the stock. Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Hershey from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hershey from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Citigroup... 
 

Severn Trent (SVT) Shares Down 0%

Shares of Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) were down 0% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as GBX 2,010 ($27.26) and last traded at GBX 2,022 ($27.42). Approximately 770,846 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 5% from the average daily volume of 813,715 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 2,022 ($27.42). A number of analysts have recently commented on SVT shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price objective on Severn Trent from GBX 2,500 ($33.90) to GBX 2,250 ($30.51) and set a “neutral”... 
 

Piper Jaffray Companies Reaffirms “Overweight” Rating for ServiceNow (NOW)

Piper Jaffray Companies restated their overweight rating on shares of ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) in a report issued on Tuesday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a $160.00 price target on the information technology services provider’s stock. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on NOW. Mizuho reiterated a buy rating on shares of ServiceNow in a research note on Monday, October 16th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered shares of ServiceNow from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and set a $138.00 target price on... 
 

Archrock Partners (APLP) and Geospace Technologies (GEOS) Critical Review

Archrock Partners (NASDAQ: APLP) and Geospace Technologies (NASDAQ:GEOS) are both small-cap energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation. Earnings and Valuation This table compares Archrock Partners and Geospace Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio Archrock... 
 

Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund (LGI) Raises Dividend to $0.12 Per Share

Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund (NYSE:LGI) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, January 17th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 12th will be given a dividend of 0.1156 per share on Friday, February 23rd. This represents a $1.39 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 9th. This is a positive change from Lazard Global Total Return & Income Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.08. Lazard Global Total... 
 

HWG Holdings LP Invests $532,000 in Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Stock

HWG Holdings LP bought a new position in shares of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor bought 8,124 shares of the airline’s stock, valued at approximately $532,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in LUV. BB&T Investment Services Inc. lifted its stake in Southwest Airlines by 325.5% during the third quarter. BB&T Investment Services Inc. now owns 1,583 shares of the airline’s stock... 
 

iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Corporate ETF (IBDP) Holdings Lifted by Capital Investment Advisors LLC

Capital Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Corporate ETF (NYSEARCA:IBDP) by 5.7% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 766,304 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 41,560 shares during the quarter. iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Corporate ETF comprises 1.3% of Capital Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 13th largest position. Capital Investment Advisors LLC owned about 0.10% of iShares iBonds Dec 2024 Term Corporate ETF... 
 

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. Has $3.78 Million Stake in First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF ETF (FPE)

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its stake in First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF ETF (NYSEARCA:FPE) by 8.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 188,981 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 14,571 shares during the period. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF ETF were worth $3,782,000 at the end of the most recent reporting... 
 

TwentyFour Income Fund Ltd Plans Dividend of GBX 1.50 (TFIF)

TwentyFour Income Fund Ltd (LON:TFIF) declared a dividend on Thursday, January 11th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, January 18th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.50 ($0.02) per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 18th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. Shares of TwentyFour Income Fund (LON:TFIF) traded up GBX 0.19 ($0.00) on Wednesday, reaching GBX 120.69 ($1.64). The company had a trading volume of 99,916 shares, compared to... 
 

Reviewing Sequans Communications (SQNS) and QuickLogic (QUIK)

Sequans Communications (NYSE: SQNS) and QuickLogic (NASDAQ:QUIK) are both small-cap technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk. Insider & Institutional Ownership 31.8% of Sequans Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.0% of QuickLogic shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.9% of QuickLogic shares are owned by insiders.... 
 

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Energizer Holdings Inc (ENR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $565.94 Million

Brokerages expect that Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) will announce sales of $565.94 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have provided estimates for Energizer’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $558.00 million and the highest is $575.30 million. Energizer reported sales of $559.60 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 1.1%. The business is expected to announce its next earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, January 31st. According... 
 

Merchants Trust plc (MRCH) Increases Dividend to GBX 6.20 Per Share

Merchants Trust plc (LON:MRCH) announced a dividend on Tuesday, January 16th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, January 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.20 ($0.08) per share by the investment trust on Friday, March 2nd. This represents a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 25th. This is an increase from Merchants Trust’s previous dividend of $6.10. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. Merchants Trust (LON:MRCH) traded up GBX 505.01 ($6.85) during trading... 
 

Greggs (GRG) Receives Hold Rating from Shore Capital

Shore Capital reissued their hold rating on shares of Greggs (LON:GRG) in a report issued on Tuesday. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on GRG. Canaccord Genuity raised their price target on shares of Greggs from GBX 1,000 ($13.56) to GBX 1,300 ($17.63) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,200 ($16.27) price objective on shares of Greggs in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. Berenberg Bank raised their price objective... 
 

Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Holdings Cut by Oldfield Partners LLP

Oldfield Partners LLP reduced its position in shares of Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:ABX) (TSE:ABX) by 0.8% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 7,016,671 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 53,900 shares during the quarter. Barrick Gold accounts for 7.7% of Oldfield Partners LLP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 5th biggest holding. Oldfield Partners LLP’s holdings in Barrick Gold were worth $101,830,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other... 
 

Spirit of America Management Corp NY Sells 5,800 Shares of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (MMP)

Spirit of America Management Corp NY decreased its position in shares of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP) by 1.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 347,390 shares of the pipeline company’s stock after selling 5,800 shares during the quarter. Magellan Midstream Partners accounts for about 2.7% of Spirit of America Management Corp NY’s holdings, making the stock its 4th biggest position. Spirit of America Management... 
 

HDFC Bank (HDB) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of HDFC Bank (NYSE:HDB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $114.00 price target on the bank’s stock. According to Zacks, “HDFC BANK’s mission is to be a World Class Indian Bank. The Bank’s aim is to build a sound customer franchise across distinct businesses so as to be the preferred provider of banking services in the niche segments that the bank operates in and to achieve healthy growth in profitability,... 
 

Spirit of America Management Corp NY Cuts Holdings in Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB)

Spirit of America Management Corp NY lowered its position in Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) by 3.3% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 79,250 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 2,700 shares during the quarter. Spirit of America Management Corp NY’s holdings in Pebblebrook Hotel Trust were worth $2,945,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission... 
 

Spirit of America Management Corp NY Has $1.41 Million Holdings in Life Storage Inc (LSI)

Spirit of America Management Corp NY trimmed its position in shares of Life Storage Inc (NYSE:LSI) by 36.2% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 15,850 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 9,000 shares during the quarter. Spirit of America Management Corp NY’s holdings in Life Storage were worth $1,412,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Solaris Asset Management LLC purchased... 
 

Shell Midstream Partners (SHLX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE:SHLX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. engages in owning, operating, developing and acquiring pipelines and other midstream assets. Its initial assets consist of interests in entities that own crude oil and refined products pipelines serving as key infrastructure to transport growing onshore and offshore crude oil production to Gulf Coast refining... 
 

Equities Research Analysts’ Upgrades for January, 17th (BAYRY, FTV, GG, KBR, KSS, MIDD, MSFT, NS, RCL, SBH)

Equities Research Analysts’ upgrades for Wednesday, January 17th: Bayer (OTCMKTS:BAYRY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $36.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “As part of its strategy to complete the planned acquisition of Monsanto, Bayer inked an agreement to sell selected Crop Science businesses to BASF. With this agreement, the company will actively address the authorities’ possible concerns regarding the planned... 
 

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Zillow Group, Inc. (ZG) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $277.11 Million

Wall Street brokerages forecast that Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZG) will report sales of $277.11 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for Zillow Group’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $275.44 million and the highest is $278.40 million. Zillow Group reported sales of $227.61 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 21.7%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, February... 
 

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) Holdings Lowered by Stralem & Co. Inc.

Stralem & Co. Inc. cut its position in FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) by 22.1% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 28,900 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 8,200 shares during the quarter. Stralem & Co. Inc.’s holdings in FirstEnergy were worth $885,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of FirstEnergy by 23.4% in the 2nd quarter.... 
 

American International Group Inc (AIG) Holdings Trimmed by Somerset Trust Co

Somerset Trust Co decreased its position in American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) by 6.7% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 26,622 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 1,924 shares during the period. Somerset Trust Co’s holdings in American International Group were worth $1,586,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Tower Research... 
 

Dominion Energy Inc. (D) Stake Lowered by Stralem & Co. Inc.

Stralem & Co. Inc. lessened its position in Dominion Energy Inc. (NYSE:D) by 14.1% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 221,605 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 36,320 shares during the period. Dominion Energy accounts for approximately 3.1% of Stralem & Co. Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 16th biggest position. Stralem & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Dominion Energy were worth $17,963,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also recently... 
 

Sky Investment Group LLC Purchases 250 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Sky Investment Group LLC boosted its position in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) by 3.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 7,027 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock after buying an additional 250 shares during the quarter. Sky Investment Group LLC’s holdings in NVIDIA were worth $1,360,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in NVDA. Vanguard Group... 
 

Brokers Offer Predictions for BofI Holding, Inc.’s Q2 2018 Earnings (BOFI)

BofI Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOFI) – Analysts at DA Davidson decreased their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for shares of BofI in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. DA Davidson analyst G. Tenner now anticipates that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.47 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.51. DA Davidson also issued estimates for BofI’s Q3 2018 earnings at $0.84 EPS. BofI (NASDAQ:BOFI) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider... 
 

Koshinski Asset Management Inc. Raises Holdings in Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)

Koshinski Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEARCA:VIG) by 29.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 19,789 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,462 shares during the quarter. Koshinski Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF were worth $2,019,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings... 
 

Hefren Tillotson Inc. Has $2.49 Million Stake in iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF (SCZ)

Hefren Tillotson Inc. grew its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF (NASDAQ:SCZ) by 7.0% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 38,576 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,529 shares during the quarter. iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF accounts for 0.7% of Hefren Tillotson Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 8th biggest position. Hefren Tillotson Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF were worth $2,488,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.... 
 

First National Trust Co Has $2.83 Million Stake in Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

First National Trust Co reduced its position in shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) by 2.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 93,096 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 2,562 shares during the period. First National Trust Co’s holdings in Fifth Third Bancorp were worth $2,825,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of... 
 

DAVENPORT & Co LLC Reduces Position in Diageo plc (DEO)

DAVENPORT & Co LLC lowered its stake in Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) by 0.8% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 553,199 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,360 shares during the period. Diageo comprises 1.0% of DAVENPORT & Co LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 24th largest position. DAVENPORT & Co LLC’s holdings in Diageo were worth $80,784,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Family Capital Trust Co purchased... 
 

Analysts Issue Forecasts for TopBuild Corp’s Q1 2018 Earnings (BLD)

TopBuild Corp (NYSE:BLD) – Analysts at KeyCorp issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for TopBuild in a research note issued on Thursday. KeyCorp analyst K. Zener forecasts that the construction company will post earnings of $0.67 per share for the quarter. KeyCorp currently has a “Overweight” rating on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for TopBuild’s FY2018 earnings at $3.70 EPS. BLD has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered TopBuild from a “buy”... 
 

Accredited Investors Inc. Has $294,000 Stake in Express Scripts Holding (ESRX)

Accredited Investors Inc. cut its stake in Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 15.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,934 shares of the company’s stock after selling 695 shares during the quarter. Accredited Investors Inc.’s holdings in Express Scripts were worth $294,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company.... 
 

Oppenheimer Reaffirms Buy Rating for Albemarle (ALB)

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at Oppenheimer in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Albemarle in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Royal Bank of Canada increased their target price on Albemarle from $149.00 to $155.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday,... 
 

Cineworld Group’s (CINE) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity

Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities researchers at Canaccord Genuity in a report issued on Wednesday. They presently have a GBX 700 ($9.49) price objective on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 31.83% from the company’s previous close. CINE has been the subject of a number of other reports. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 825 ($11.19) price target on shares of Cineworld Group in a research report... 
 

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact National CineMedia (NCMI) Share Price

News articles about National CineMedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive 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 -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National CineMedia earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 45.5859702768417... 
 
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