The A.G. Barr plc (BAG) Plans Dividend Increase – GBX 10.87 Per Share

The A.G. Barr plc (BAG) Plans Dividend Increase – GBX 10.87 Per Share

A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) opened at 568.67 on Wednesday. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 538.50 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 508.64. A.G. Barr plc has a one year low of GBX 455.30 and a one year high of GBX 614.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 658.55 million. A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 10.87 ($0.14) per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents…

The Wirecard Ag (WRCDF) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

The Wirecard Ag (WRCDF) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on WRCDF shares. Macquarie started coverage on Wirecard Ag in a report on Tuesday, December 13th. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley downgraded Wirecard Ag from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 14th. Baader Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of Wirecard Ag in a report on Tuesday, December 20th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods started coverage on Wirecard Ag in a report on Thursday, January 12th. They set an “outperform”…

The Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc (KPTI) Receives $14.17 Average Price Target from Analysts

The Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc (KPTI) Receives $14.17 Average Price Target from Analysts

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics in a research report on Friday, March 3rd. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective (down from $15.00) on shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, March 7th. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $14.00 price objective on shares of Karyopharm Therapeutics in a research report on Saturday, March 4th. Zacks…

The Meredith Co. (MDP) Price Target Increased to $65.00 by Analysts at Benchmark Co.

The Meredith Co. (MDP) Price Target Increased to $65.00 by Analysts at Benchmark Co.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Meredith from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $66.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 27th. Jefferies Group LLC increased their target price on shares of Meredith from $55.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reiterated a hold rating on shares of Meredith in a research report…

The Rowan Companies PLC (RDC) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Tudor Pickering

The Rowan Companies PLC (RDC) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Tudor Pickering

Several other equities analysts have also recently commented on RDC. Royal Bank of Canada cut shares of Rowan Companies PLC from a sector perform rating to an underperform rating and increased their price target for the stock from $16.00 to $23.00 in a research report on Friday, December 16th. Zephirin Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $22.00 price target (up previously from $20.00) on shares of Rowan Companies PLC in a research report on Tuesday, December 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Rowan Companies PLC from a…

The Tudor Pickering Begins Coverage on Parker Drilling Company (PKD)

The Tudor Pickering Begins Coverage on Parker Drilling Company (PKD)

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Parker Drilling Company from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $2.50 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $2.95. Tudor Pickering began coverage on shares of Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD) in a…

The Noble Co. (NE) Now Covered by Tudor Pickering

The Noble Co. (NE) Now Covered by Tudor Pickering

A number of other brokerages also recently commented on NE. Seaport Global Securities upgraded shares of Noble from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 7th. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on shares of Noble in a research report on Thursday, December 1st. They issued a market perform rating and a $6.50 price objective for the company. BMO Capital Markets set a $5.00 price objective on shares of Noble and gave the company a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, January…

The Russell Investments Group Ltd. Acquires New Position in Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB)

The Russell Investments Group Ltd. Acquires New Position in Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB)

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Creative Planning increased its position in shares of Pacific Biosciences of California by 36.8% in the third quarter. Creative Planning now owns 13,133 shares of the company’s stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 3,533 shares in the last quarter. Ardsley Advisory Partners bought a new position in shares of Pacific Biosciences of California during the third quarter worth approximately $134,000. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT bought a new position in shares of Pacific Biosciences…

The Russell Investments Group Ltd. Acquires Shares of 27,575 Vascular Solutions, Inc. (VASC)

The Russell Investments Group Ltd. Acquires Shares of 27,575 Vascular Solutions, Inc. (VASC)

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of VASC. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its stake in shares of Vascular Solutions by 1.6% in the third quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 3,850 shares of the medical device company’s stock valued at $186,000 after buying an additional 60 shares in the last quarter. Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vascular Solutions during the third quarter valued at about $203,000. First Mercantile Trust Co. increased its stake in…

The Russell Investments Group Ltd. Takes Position in LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG)

The Russell Investments Group Ltd. Takes Position in LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG)

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. increased its position in LHC Group by 17.1% in the third quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. now owns 71,375 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,632,000 after buying an additional 10,437 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System increased its position in LHC Group by 13.8% in the third quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 6,600 shares of the company’s stock worth…