The American Electric Power Company (AEP) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

The American Electric Power Company (AEP) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment’s scoring: Press coverage about American Electric Power Company (NYSE:AEP) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment. The research firm, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Electric Power Company earned a media sentiment score of…

The Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT (IRM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

The Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT (IRM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on IRM shares. TheStreet upgraded Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT from a “strong sell” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on Iron Mountain Incorporated (Delaware) REIT in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. They issued a “hold” rating…

The AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

The AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Several research analysts have weighed in on AFL shares. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a $62.00 price objective (down previously from $65.00) on shares of AFLAC in a research note on Thursday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of AFLAC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of AFLAC from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $71.71 to $75.00…

The Forum Energy Technologies Inc (FET) Downgraded to Market Perform at Wolfe Research

The Forum Energy Technologies Inc (FET) Downgraded to Market Perform at Wolfe Research

FET has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Forum Energy Technologies and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 14th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Forum Energy Technologies from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 4th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Forum Energy Technologies from a d+ rating to a c rating in a research note on Thursday, February 9th. Scotiabank set…

The Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Shares Bought by Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc

The Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Shares Bought by Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Capital World Investors increased its stake in shares of Caterpillar by 16.2% in the third quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 18,220,351 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,617,421,000 after buying an additional 2,546,164 shares in the last quarter. Capital Research Global Investors increased its position in Caterpillar by 4.8% in the third quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 17,401,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,544,710,000 after buying an additional 804,404 shares during the period….

The Hall Laurie J Trustee Has $164,000 Stake in Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

The Hall Laurie J Trustee Has $164,000 Stake in Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of CAT. Capital World Investors raised its stake in shares of Caterpillar by 16.2% in the third quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 18,220,351 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,617,421,000 after buying an additional 2,546,164 shares during the last quarter. Capital Research Global Investors raised its stake in shares of Caterpillar by 4.8% in the third quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 17,401,260 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,544,710,000 after buying an additional 804,404…

The Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Position Raised by Private Trust Co. NA

The Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Position Raised by Private Trust Co. NA

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of ITW. M&R Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in Illinois Tool Works by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. M&R Capital Management Inc. now owns 947 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 38 shares in the last quarter. Taylor Wealth Management Partners raised its stake in Illinois Tool Works by 26.5% in the third quarter. Taylor Wealth Management Partners now owns 1,075 shares of the company’s stock worth $129,000 after buying an additional…

The Private Trust Co. NA Has $316,000 Stake in Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

The Private Trust Co. NA Has $316,000 Stake in Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)

Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Norges Bank bought a new stake in shares of Electronic Arts during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $177,920,000. Lone Pine Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Electronic Arts by 9.3% in the fourth quarter. Lone Pine Capital LLC now owns 9,422,175 shares of the game software company’s stock valued at $742,091,000 after buying an additional 803,155 shares during the last quarter. Melvin Capital Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Electronic…

The Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc. Has $583,000 Stake in Stryker Co. (SYK)

The Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc. Has $583,000 Stake in Stryker Co. (SYK)

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Private Trust Co. NA boosted its stake in shares of Stryker by 18.8% in the first quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 23,088 shares of the medical technology company’s stock worth $3,039,000 after buying an additional 3,660 shares in the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of Stryker by 8.4% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 44,777 shares of the medical technology company’s stock worth $5,895,000…

The Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Stake Cut by Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc.

The Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Stake Cut by Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TMO. Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. raised its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific by 0.5% in the first quarter. Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. now owns 25,712 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,949,000 after buying an additional 122 shares during the last quarter. TNB Financial bought a new stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific during the first quarter worth about $429,000. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific by 1.2% in the…