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Critical Outcome T (COTQF) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Critical Outcome T (NASDAQ:COTQF) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “Critical Outcome Technologies Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company which focuses on treatment of cancer. The company’s product consists of COTI-2, a novel p53-dependent mechanism of action with selective and potent anti-cancer activity. Its artificial intelligence platform, CHEMSAS, utilizes a series of predictive computer models to identify compounds... 
 

FS Bancorp Inc (FSBW) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Raymond James Financial, Inc. assumed coverage on shares of FS Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:FSBW) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage issued an outperform rating and a $43.00 price objective on the bank’s stock. Separately, FIG Partners started coverage on FS Bancorp in a report on Monday, April 17th. They issued an outperform rating and a $44.00 price target for the company. FS Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSBW) traded up 1.0841% on Wednesday, hitting $39.7766. The stock had a trading volume of 2,368 shares. FS Bancorp has... 
 

Piper Jaffray Companies Cuts Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH) Price Target to $52.00

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) had its target price trimmed by Piper Jaffray Companies from $55.00 to $52.00 in a report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have a neutral rating on the financial services provider’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on CBSH. Wells Fargo & Co started coverage on Commerce Bancshares in a research report on Friday, January 6th. They issued a market perform rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Commerce Bancshares from... 
 

Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Research Coverage Started at SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) in a research note released on Tuesday morning. The firm issued a buy rating and a $380.00 price target on the stock. CHTR has been the topic of a number of other reports. Pivotal Research upped their target price on shares of Charter Communications from $350.00 to $400.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. Macquarie reissued a buy rating and issued a $317.00 price objective on shares of Charter Communications... 
 

CommerceHub Inc (CHUBA) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of CommerceHub Inc (NASDAQ:CHUBA) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “CommerceHub, Inc. provides distributed commerce network which connecting supply, demand and delivery for retailers and brands. CommerceHub, Inc. is headquartered in Albany, United States. “ Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Wedbush restated an outperform rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of CommerceHub in a research... 
 

Cytosorbents Corp’s (CTSO) Buy Rating Reiterated at Maxim Group

Maxim Group reissued their buy rating on shares of Cytosorbents Corp (NASDAQ:CTSO) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. They currently have a $10.00 target price on the medical research company’s stock. “CytoSorbents issued a letter to its shareholders today highlighting the progress the company achieved in 2016.”,” the firm’s analyst wrote. A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. B. Riley reiterated a buy rating and set a $11.25 price target on shares... 
 

Rothschild Investment Corp IL Continues to Hold Position in Travelers Companies Inc (TRV)

Rothschild Investment Corp IL held its position in shares of Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,425 shares of the insurance provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Rothschild Investment Corp IL’s holdings in Travelers Companies were worth $413,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. American Economic Planning Group Inc. ADV boosted its position in... 
 

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. Has $606,000 Position in Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA)

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. maintained its stake in shares of Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 7,576 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc.’s holdings in Papa John's Int'l were worth $606,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised... 
 

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII) Earns “Buy” Rating from Needham & Company LLC

Needham & Company LLC reissued their buy rating on shares of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Needham & Company LLC currently has a $53.00 price target on the technology company’s stock, down from their previous price target of $54.00. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on EFII. TheStreet upgraded shares of Electronics For Imaging from a c+ rating to a b rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price... 
 

Starbucks Co. (SBUX) Upgraded at Stifel Nicolaus

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has $67.00 price target on the coffee company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $60.00. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Barclays PLC lowered their target price on shares of Starbucks from $64.00 to $61.00 and set an equal weight rating on the stock in a research note on Friday,... 
 

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (KALU) Price Target Raised to $92.00

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) had its price target upped by Cowen and Company from $90.00 to $92.00 in a research note released on Wednesday. Cowen and Company currently has a market perform rating on the industrial products company’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on KALU. Zacks Investment Research cut Kaiser Aluminum Corp. from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 27th. TheStreet cut Kaiser Aluminum Corp. from a b rating to a c rating in a research... 
 

Daimler AG (DDAIF) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Daimler AG (NASDAQ:DDAIF) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday morning. They currently have $79.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “DAIMLER AG with its businesses Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Daimler Financial Services, Mercedes-Benz Vans and Daimler Buses, is a globally leading producer of premium passenger cars and the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in the world. The Daimler Financial Services division has a broad offering... 
 

Insider Buying: Learning Tree International, Inc. (LTRE) Major Shareholder Acquires $118,580.00 in Stock

Learning Tree International, Inc. (NASDAQ:LTRE) major shareholder Osmium Partners, Llc acquired 48,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 18th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $2.45 per share, for a total transaction of $118,580.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC. Osmium... 
 

Insider Selling: Actua Corp (ACTA) CFO Sells $101,567.30 in Stock

Actua Corp (NASDAQ:ACTA) CFO Raymond Kirk Morgan sold 7,307 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.90, for a total value of $101,567.30. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 169,137 shares in the company, valued at $2,351,004.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Raymond Kirk Morgan also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, March... 
 

Seed Iv L. P. Israel Sells 50,000 Shares of Finjan Holdings, Inc. (FNJN) Stock

Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNJN) major shareholder Seed Iv L. P. Israel sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.90, for a total transaction of $95,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 4,092,207 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $7,775,193.30. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required... 
 

Arthur R. Block Sells 2,356 Shares of Comcast Co. (CMCSA) Stock

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) EVP Arthur R. Block sold 2,356 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.82, for a total transaction of $89,103.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 62,988 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,382,206.16. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Shares of Comcast Co.... 
 

Michael Darren Murphy Sells 3,704 Shares of Torex Gold Resources Inc (TXG) Stock

Torex Gold Resources Inc (TSE:TXG) Director Michael Darren Murphy sold 3,704 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$26.50, for a total value of C$98,156.00. Torex Gold Resources Inc (TSE:TXG) traded down 1.68% during trading on Monday, reaching $25.18. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 84,556 shares. The stock has a market cap of $2.01 billion and a PE ratio of 629.50. The company’s 50-day moving average is $26.02 and its 200-day... 
 

Stifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Buy Rating for International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

Stifel Nicolaus reiterated their buy rating on shares of International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) in a research note released on Wednesday morning. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a $192.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. IBM has been the subject of a number of other reports. Drexel Hamilton reiterated a buy rating and set a $186.00 target price on shares of International Business Machines Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a market perform rating and set a $170.00 target... 
 

Zumiez (ZUMZ) to Repurchase $70 million in Outstanding Shares

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) declared that its board has authorized a share buyback program, which permits the company to repurchase $70 million in shares on Thursday, December 3rd, EventVestor reports. This repurchase authorization permits the apparel and footwear maker to repurchase up to 18.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated... 
 

Stifel Nicolaus Raises Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Price Target to $850.00

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) had its price target boosted by Stifel Nicolaus from $800.00 to $850.00 in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a buy rating on the medical equipment provider’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on ISRG. Barclays PLC reiterated a buy rating and set a $830.00 target price (up previously from $800.00) on shares of Intuitive Surgical in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Intuitive Surgical from a buy rating... 
 

Canfor Co. (CFP) Lowered to “Neutral” at CIBC

Canfor Co. (TSE:CFP) was downgraded by stock analysts at CIBC from a “sector outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Monday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on CFP. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price target on shares of Canfor from C$16.00 to C$17.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Friday, February 10th. Scotiabank reissued an “outperform” rating and set a C$18.50... 
 

Huntington National Bank Has $1.023 Million Stake in WhiteWave Foods Co (WWAV)

Huntington National Bank decreased its stake in WhiteWave Foods Co (NYSE:WWAV) by 21.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,234 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,931 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in WhiteWave Foods were worth $1,023,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings... 
 

Huntington National Bank Boosts Position in L Brands Inc (LB)

Huntington National Bank increased its position in shares of L Brands Inc (NYSE:LB) by 4.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 23,712 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after buying an additional 1,003 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in L Brands were worth $1,117,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

Huntington National Bank Has $2.761 Million Stake in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Huntington National Bank cut its stake in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) by 3.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 21,215 shares of the software company’s stock after selling 769 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in Adobe Systems were worth $2,761,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Acadian Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares... 
 

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd (MLCO) Upgraded by Union Gaming Research to Buy

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MLCO) was upgraded by equities researchers at Union Gaming Research to a “buy” rating in a report released on Monday. The firm currently has a $18.00 price target on the stock. Union Gaming Research’s price objective would indicate a potential downside of 12.41% from the company’s previous close. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on MLCO. Wolfe Research reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Melco Resorts & Entertainment in a report... 
 

Morgan Stanley (MS) Cut to Sell at Vetr Inc.

Vetr lowered shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. They currently have $40.50 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on MS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a buy rating on shares of Morgan Stanley in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Macquarie reissued an outperform rating on shares of Morgan Stanley in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. Societe Generale raised Morgan... 
 

Huntington National Bank Has $3.87 Million Stake in Eaton Co., PLC (ETN)

Huntington National Bank reduced its position in shares of Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN) by 4.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 52,180 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 2,556 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in Eaton Co., PLC were worth $3,870,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ETN. Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC purchased... 
 

Huntington National Bank Lowers Position in Travelers Companies Inc (TRV)

Huntington National Bank cut its stake in Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) by 4.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 202,040 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 9,151 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in Travelers Companies were worth $24,355,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Great West... 
 

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Position Raised by Huntington National Bank

Huntington National Bank boosted its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 15.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 50,928 shares of the information technology service provider’s stock after buying an additional 6,891 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp were worth $3,031,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes... 
 

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Stake Maintained by Bright Rock Capital Management LLC

Bright Rock Capital Management LLC continued to hold its stake in shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 82,000 shares of the information technology service provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Bright Rock Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp were worth $4,881,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds also recently... 
 

Moody National Bank Trust Division Buys Shares of 21,819 Enbridge Inc (ENB)

Moody National Bank Trust Division bought a new position in shares of Enbridge Inc (NYSE:ENB) (TSE:ENB) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund bought 21,819 shares of the pipeline company’s stock, valued at approximately $913,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Sabal Trust CO bought a new position in Enbridge during the first quarter worth $24,315,000. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. bought a new position in Enbridge during the first quarter... 
 

Moody National Bank Trust Division Has $340,000 Stake in MRC Global Inc (MRC)

Moody National Bank Trust Division held its position in shares of MRC Global Inc (NYSE:MRC) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 18,565 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Moody National Bank Trust Division’s holdings in MRC Global were worth $340,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in shares of... 
 

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) Position Cut by Huntington Steele LLC

Huntington Steele LLC cut its position in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) by 3.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 211,360 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 7,959 shares during the period. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. makes up 1.8% of Huntington Steele LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest position. Huntington Steele LLC’s holdings in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. were worth $5,836,000 at the end of the most recent... 
 

Hershey Co (HSY) SVP Sells $119,119.00 in Stock

Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) SVP D Michael Wege sold 1,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.29, for a total value of $119,119.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 28,166 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,050,096.14. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. D Michael Wege also recently made the following trade(s): On... 
 

Polarityte Inc (COOL) Director Purchases $122,900.00 in Stock

Polarityte Inc (NASDAQ:COOL) Director Michael Martin Beeghley acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, April 17th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $12.29 per share, with a total value of $122,900.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Michael Martin Beeghley also recently made the following trade(s): On Thursday, April 13th, Michael Martin Beeghley acquired 10,000 shares of Polarityte stock. The stock was acquired at an average... 
 

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Martin Marietta is a leading supplier of construction aggregates in the U.S. Shares of Martin Marietta outperformed the Zacks categorized Building Products – Concrete and Aggregates industry in the last one year. The company is encouraged by the positive trends in the markets it serves and its ability to execute strategic business plans. However,... 
 

Osisko Mining Corp (OSK) Director Sells C$126,500.00 in Stock

Osisko Mining Corp (TSE:OSK) Director André Gaumond sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, April 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$5.06, for a total transaction of C$126,500.00. André Gaumond also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, April 18th, André Gaumond sold 25,000 shares of Osisko Mining Corp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of C$5.28, for a total transaction of C$132,000.00. On Wednesday, March 29th, André Gaumond sold 25,000 shares of Osisko Mining... 
 

Oakbrook Investments LLC Has $2.247 Million Position in American Tower Corp (AMT)

Oakbrook Investments LLC lowered its stake in shares of American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) by 2.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 18,490 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 425 shares during the period. Oakbrook Investments LLC’s holdings in American Tower Corp were worth $2,247,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Conning Inc. raised its position in American Tower Corp by 3.5%... 
 

Coach Inc (COH) Position Lowered by Oakbrook Investments LLC

Oakbrook Investments LLC lowered its position in shares of Coach Inc (NYSE:COH) by 8.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 24,100 shares of the luxury accessories retailer’s stock after selling 2,150 shares during the period. Oakbrook Investments LLC’s holdings in Coach were worth $996,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. raised its... 
 

Sabal Trust CO Reduces Position in Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

Sabal Trust CO cut its stake in Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) by 4.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 396,254 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 17,944 shares during the period. Paychex comprises approximately 2.6% of Sabal Trust CO’s holdings, making the stock its 16th largest position. Sabal Trust CO’s holdings in Paychex were worth $23,340,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors... 
 

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) is Sanders Morris Harris Inc.’s 2nd Largest Position

Sanders Morris Harris Inc. reduced its position in shares of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) by 20.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 771,827 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 197,737 shares during the period. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. comprises 6.7% of Sanders Morris Harris Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest position. Sanders Morris Harris Inc.’s holdings in Enterprise... 
 

Oakbrook Investments LLC Sells 1,550 Shares of PACCAR Inc (PCAR)

Oakbrook Investments LLC lowered its stake in shares of PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) by 9.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 14,950 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,550 shares during the period. Oakbrook Investments LLC’s holdings in PACCAR were worth $1,005,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of PCAR. Norges Bank purchased a new... 
 

South State Co. (SSB) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

South State Co. (NASDAQ:SSB) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday. The bank reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.03. The company earned $133.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $134.35 million. South State had a net margin of 21.85% and a return on equity of 9.98%. Shares of South State (NASDAQ:SSB) traded up 0.72% on Monday, reaching $90.85. 39,754 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average... 
 

Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr SA (BLX) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.08 EPS

Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr SA (NYSE:BLX) posted its earnings results on Friday. The bank reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.08. Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr SA had a net margin of 38.73% and a return on equity of 9.80%. The firm earned $38.33 million during the quarter. Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr SA (NYSE:BLX) traded up 1.468% during trading on Monday, hitting $27.995. The stock had a trading volume of 14,018 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $27.62... 
 

Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.56

News articles about Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) have trended very positive this week, according to AlphaOne. AlphaOne, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bank of New York Mellon Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.56 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 93 out of 100, meaning... 
 

Choice Hotels International Inc (CHH) Announces $0.22 Quarterly Dividend

Choice Hotels International Inc (NYSE:CHH) declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 3rd will be given a dividend of 0.215 per share on Tuesday, July 18th. This represents a $0.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.37%. Choice Hotels International has raised its dividend by an average of 13.9% annually over the last three years and has increased its dividend every year for the last 3 years. Choice Hotels International has a payout ratio of 30.5% meaning its dividend is sufficiently... 
 

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.56

Media stories about BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) have trended very positive recently, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BHP Billiton Limited earned a news impact score of 0.56 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media headlines about the mining company an impact... 
 

Guggenheim Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Tesla Inc (TSLA)

Guggenheim reissued their buy rating on shares of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) in a research note released on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has a $320.00 price target on the electric vehicle producer’s stock. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a $368.00 price objective on shares of Tesla in a research note on Monday, April 17th. Argus reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Tesla in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed... 
 

Columbus Circle Investors Buys New Stake in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)

Columbus Circle Investors bought a new stake in shares of NVIDIA Co. (NASDAQ:NVDA) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 78,310 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock, valued at approximately $8,530,000. Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. raised its position in NVIDIA by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,483 shares of the computer hardware maker’s stock valued at $799,000 after... 
 

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Cut to Buy at Vetr Inc.

Vetr cut shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has $89.16 price target on the semiconductor company’s stock. A number of other research firms have also issued reports on TXN. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on Texas Instruments from $80.00 to $84.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Summit Redstone reissued a buy rating and set a $84.00 price target on shares of Texas... 
 
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