The Bluestein R H & Co. Purchases 25 Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)

The Bluestein R H & Co. Purchases 25 Shares of British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FMR LLC raised its position in British American Tobacco PLC by 30.0% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 10,883,770 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,226,274,000 after buying an additional 2,514,753 shares in the last quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC raised its position in British American Tobacco PLC by 432.4% in the fourth quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 13,261 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,517,000 after buying an additional…

The Hexcel Corporation (HXL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

The Hexcel Corporation (HXL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “HEXCEL CORP. is an international developer and manufacturer of lightweight, high-performance composite materials, parts and structures for use in the commercial aerospace, space and defense, recreation and general industrial markets. “ Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has $59.00 target price on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on HXL. Vertical Group restated a buy rating and issued a…

The Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “GLU MOBILE INC., is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah’s, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Hong Kong, China, Brazil, Chile, Canada and San Clemente, Calif. “ Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) was downgraded by Zacks…

The Granite Construction Incorporated (GVA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The Granite Construction Incorporated (GVA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Granite Construction, Inc. is a diversified heavy civil constractor and construction materials producer. The Company concentrates on ifrastructure projects including roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, canals and rapid transit facilities. The Company also manufactures asphalt, concrete base rock and other construction materials. The Company has offices in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Texas, Georgia and California. “ Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. A number of other equities analysts have also recently…

The Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

The Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Hold”

According to Zacks, “HOME BANCORP, INC. is a holding company for Home Bank. Home Bancorp has not commenced operations and has no assets. Home Bank is a federally chartered mutual savings bank. Home Bank is a community oriented savings bank offering a range of deposit and loan products, primarily to individuals, families and small to mid-sized businesses located in its market area as well as contiguous markets in south central Louisiana. “ Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating…

The Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

The Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

According to Zacks, “HERITAGE-CRYSTAL CLEAN, LLC, headquartered in Elgin, Illinois, is a privately-held marketing and sales Company that concentrates on servicing the automotive repair, commercial and industrial marketplaces, primarily in the Midwest and Eastern States. “ Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm currently has a $17.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price points to a potential upside of 10.03% from the company’s current price. Heritage-Crystal…

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades HENNES & MAURITZ SPON (HNNMY) to “Hold”

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades HENNES & MAURITZ SPON  (HNNMY) to “Hold”

According to Zacks, “H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB offers fashion products with a broad and varied selection for women, men, teens and children through retail outlets mainly in Europe. The Company also sells its products via catalogues and the Internet. The women’s collection includes basics to tailored classics, sportswear, maternity clothes, accessories and shoes. The men’s collections include tailored pieces, modern basics, leisurewear accessories, underwear and shoes. The jeans & denim includes traditional five-pocket jeans, trendy fashion jeans and denim models in organic cotton. H&M’s cosmetics department provides…

The Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Hospitality Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust. The company owns and leases hotels to unaffiliated hotel operators. The company’s principal strategy is to expand its investments in hotels and to set minimum rents which produce income in excess of the company’s cost of raising capital. The company seeks to provide capital to unaffiliated hotel operators who wish to divest their properties while remaining in the hotel business as tenants and in doing so, ensure stability of cash flow through dependable and diversified revenue sources. “…

The Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

The Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

According to Zacks, “Heartland Express, Inc. is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier based near Iowa City, Iowa. The Company provides nationwide transportation service to major shippers, using late-model tractors and a uniform fleet of 53-foot aluminum plate dry vans. “ Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Stephens cut shares of Heartland Express from an “overweight” rating to an “equal…

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades MarineMax, Inc. (HZO) to Buy

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades MarineMax, Inc. (HZO) to Buy

According to Zacks, “MarineMax, Inc. is a recreational boat dealer in the United States. Through retail locations, the company sells new and used recreational boats and fishing boats with a focus on premium brands in each segment. “ MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $24.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price points to a potential upside of 10.85% from the stock’s current price….