Stocks: State National Companies Inc (SNC) to Issue $0.06 Quarterly Dividend

Stocks: State National Companies Inc (SNC) to Issue $0.06 Quarterly Dividend

State National Companies Inc (NASDAQ:SNC) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 19th will be given a dividend of 0.06 per share by the insurance provider on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 15th. State National Companies (NASDAQ:SNC) traded up 4.81% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $16.12. The stock had a trading volume of 314,728 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $14.82…

Stocks: Washington Prime Group Inc (WPG) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.25

Stocks: Washington Prime Group Inc (WPG) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.25

Washington Prime Group Inc (NYSE:WPG) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share by the real estate investment trust on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 12.80%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 30th. Washington Prime Group (NYSE:WPG) traded up 4.13% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $7.81. 2,820,390 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $8.65 and…

Stocks: Bancroft Fund Ltd. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (BCV)

Stocks: Bancroft Fund Ltd. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (BCV)

Bancroft Fund Ltd. (NYSEMKT:BCV) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.25 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.73%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 14th. Shares of Bancroft Fund (NYSEMKT:BCV) traded up 0.7647% on Friday, hitting $21.2815. 7,046 shares of the stock traded hands. Bancroft Fund has a one year low of $17.58 and a one year high of…

Stocks: Sigma Investment Counselors Inc. Acquires New Position in Progressive Corp (PGR)

Stocks: Sigma Investment Counselors Inc. Acquires New Position in Progressive Corp (PGR)

Sigma Investment Counselors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 10,128 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $397,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in PGR. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Progressive Corp by 34.1% in the third quarter. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. now owns 17,852 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $562,000…

Stocks: Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. Buys 33,391 Shares of Shire PLC (SHPG)

Stocks: Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. Buys 33,391 Shares of Shire PLC (SHPG)

Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. increased its position in shares of Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG) by 39,283.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 33,476 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 33,391 shares during the period. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.’s holdings in Shire PLC were worth $5,852,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the…

Stocks: Armbruster Capital Management Inc. Has $368,000 Stake in Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

Stocks: Armbruster Capital Management Inc. Has $368,000 Stake in Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

Armbruster Capital Management Inc. continued to hold its stake in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 4,550 shares of the basic materials company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Armbruster Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Eastman Chemical Company were worth $368,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EMN. FTB Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Eastman Chemical Company by 17.4% in the first quarter….

Stocks: Halcon Resources (HK) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.18

Stocks: Halcon Resources (HK) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.18

News stories about Halcon Resources (NYSE:HK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment. The research firm, a division of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Halcon Resources earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news stories about the energy company…

Stocks: Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Reduces Position in Progressive Corp (PGR)

Stocks: Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Reduces Position in Progressive Corp (PGR)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC decreased its position in Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR) by 9.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,004,880 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 103,151 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in Progressive Corp were worth $39,371,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Private Advisor Group LLC boosted its position in shares…

Stocks: Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Decreases Stake in Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)

Stocks: Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Decreases Stake in Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC decreased its position in shares of Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) by 36.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 807,965 shares of the company’s stock after selling 465,201 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in Viacom were worth $37,667,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Contrarius Investment Management Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Viacom during the third…

Stocks: Moody’s Co. (MCO) Shares Sold by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Stocks: Moody’s Co. (MCO) Shares Sold by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC reduced its stake in Moody's Co. (NYSE:MCO) by 48.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 324,015 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 302,008 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in Moody's Co. were worth $36,303,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of MCO. Warren Averett Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Moody's Co. during the first quarter worth approximately $521,000….

Stocks: Ashfield Capital Partners LLC Reduces Position in Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD)

Stocks: Ashfield Capital Partners LLC Reduces Position in Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD)

Ashfield Capital Partners LLC reduced its position in shares of Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) by 9.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 60,881 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 6,082 shares during the period. Ashfield Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in Expeditors International of Washington were worth $3,439,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mosaic Family…

Stocks: Graco (GGG) Given News Impact Score of 0.06

Stocks: Graco (GGG) Given News Impact Score of 0.06

Media coverage about Graco (NYSE:GGG) has trended somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research group, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Graco earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 88 out of 100, meaning that…

Stocks: Global Payments (GPN) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.18

Stocks: Global Payments (GPN) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.18

Media stories about Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research group, a service of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Global Payments earned a news impact score of 0.18 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 88…

Stocks: Ashfield Capital Partners LLC Has $4.907 Million Position in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD)

Stocks: Ashfield Capital Partners LLC Has $4.907 Million Position in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD)

Ashfield Capital Partners LLC decreased its stake in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) by 55.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 44,710 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after selling 56,677 shares during the period. Ashfield Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV were worth $4,907,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BUD. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC raised its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV…

Stocks: Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $33.087 Million Stake in Pinnacle West Capital Co. (PNW)

Stocks: Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $33.087 Million Stake in Pinnacle West Capital Co. (PNW)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lowered its stake in Pinnacle West Capital Co. (NYSE:PNW) by 15.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 396,816 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 71,074 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in Pinnacle West Capital were worth $33,087,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank…

Stocks: Insider Buying: Highlands Bankshares Inc (HLND) Insider Purchases $41,700.00 in Stock

Stocks: Insider Buying: Highlands Bankshares Inc (HLND) Insider Purchases $41,700.00 in Stock

Highlands Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:HLND) insider Brian Lowery purchased 6,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $6.95 per share, for a total transaction of $41,700.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 19,539 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $135,796.05. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Brian Lowery also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Highlands Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:HLND) remained flat at $7.35…

Stocks: Paylocity Holding Corp (PCTY) Insider Sells $44,520.00 in Stock

Stocks: Paylocity Holding Corp (PCTY) Insider Sells $44,520.00 in Stock

Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ:PCTY) insider Mark S. Kinsey sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.52, for a total transaction of $44,520.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Shares of Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ:PCTY) traded down 0.72% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $43.93. 210,944 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $2.26 billion, a…

Stocks: Insider Buying: USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Director Buys $40,375.40 in Stock

Stocks: Insider Buying: USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Director Buys $40,375.40 in Stock

USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) Director Barbara J. Faulkenberry purchased 6,890 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $5.86 per share, with a total value of $40,375.40. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 11,144 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $65,303.84. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) traded up 6.29% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $6.25. 115,146…

Stocks: Equifax Inc. (EFX) Position Reduced by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Stocks: Equifax Inc. (EFX) Position Reduced by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. cut its position in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) by 7.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 78,302 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 6,488 shares during the period. Pioneer Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Equifax were worth $10,707,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of EFX. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new stake in shares of Equifax during the third quarter worth $146,412,000. Norges Bank bought…

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Maintains Position in Alliance Data Systems Co. (ADS)

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Maintains Position in Alliance Data Systems Co. (ADS)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL held its stake in shares of Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 54,700 shares of the business services provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in Alliance Data Systems were worth $13,620,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Alliance Data…

Stocks: Baidu Inc (BIDU) Stake Lowered by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL

Stocks: Baidu Inc (BIDU) Stake Lowered by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL reduced its position in shares of Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) by 7.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 16,400 shares of the information services provider’s stock after selling 1,400 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in Baidu were worth $2,829,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Nippon Life…

Stocks: Berry Global Group Inc (BERY) Stake Increased by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL

Stocks: Berry Global Group Inc (BERY) Stake Increased by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL boosted its stake in shares of Berry Global Group Inc (NYSE:BERY) by 49.3% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 41,800 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after buying an additional 13,800 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in Berry Global Group were worth $2,030,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Eagle Asset Management…

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Reduces Position in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Reduces Position in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL cut its stake in shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF) by 50.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 58,500 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after selling 60,400 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in International Flavors & Fragrances were worth $7,753,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in IFF….

Stocks: Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Position Boosted by NEXT Financial Group Inc

Stocks: Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Position Boosted by NEXT Financial Group Inc

NEXT Financial Group Inc increased its position in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) by 405.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,497 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 1,201 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc’s holdings in Vulcan Materials Company were worth $181,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VMC. ING Groep NV boosted its position in Vulcan Materials Company by 54.6% in…

Stocks: Shire PLC (SHPG) Stake Boosted by NEXT Financial Group Inc

Stocks: Shire PLC (SHPG) Stake Boosted by NEXT Financial Group Inc

NEXT Financial Group Inc increased its stake in shares of Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG) by 13.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,622 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 197 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc’s holdings in Shire PLC were worth $287,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Seven…

Stocks: GAMCO Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs & Incm Trst (GGN) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05

Stocks: GAMCO Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs & Incm Trst (GGN) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05

GAMCO Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs & Incm Trst (NYSE:GGN) declared a monthly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.05 per share by the investment management company on Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. GAMCO Global Gold Ntrl Rsrcs & Incm Trst has decreased its dividend payment by an average of 16.4% annually over the last three…

Stocks: Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) CEO Sells $38,850.00 in Stock

Stocks: Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX) CEO Sells $38,850.00 in Stock

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) CEO Moshe Gavrielov sold 600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.75, for a total transaction of $38,850.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 235,766 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $15,265,848.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Moshe Gavrielov also recently made the following trade(s): Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX) last announced its…

Stocks: Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Convergys Corp (CVG) Stock Price

Stocks: Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Convergys Corp (CVG) Stock Price

News stories about Convergys Corp (NYSE:CVG) have trended positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Convergys Corp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.35 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the business services provider an…

Stocks: Insider Selling: athenahealth, Inc (ATHN) SVP Sells $32,844.00 in Stock

Stocks: Insider Selling: athenahealth, Inc (ATHN) SVP Sells $32,844.00 in Stock

athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) SVP Jonathan D. Porter sold 300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.48, for a total transaction of $32,844.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) traded up 0.26% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $130.41. 1,068,369 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $111.41 and a 200 day moving…

Stocks: Famous Dave’s of America (DAVE) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Stocks: Famous Dave’s of America (DAVE) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about Famous Dave's of America (NASDAQ:DAVE) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Famous Dave's of America earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media coverage about the restaurant…

Stocks: Lewis Antone, Jr. Sells 788 Shares of Financial Engines Inc (FNGN) Stock

Stocks: Lewis Antone, Jr. Sells 788 Shares of Financial Engines Inc (FNGN) Stock

Financial Engines Inc (NASDAQ:FNGN) EVP Lewis Antone, Jr. sold 788 shares of Financial Engines stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.00, for a total transaction of $32,308.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 4,294 shares in the company, valued at approximately $176,054. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of Financial Engines Inc (NASDAQ:FNGN) traded down 0.25% during midday trading…

Stocks: Ted T. Timmermans Sells 1,000 Shares of Williams Companies Inc (WMB) Stock

Stocks: Ted T. Timmermans Sells 1,000 Shares of Williams Companies Inc (WMB) Stock

Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) VP Ted T. Timmermans sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.73, for a total transaction of $30,730.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 13,094 shares in the company, valued at approximately $402,378.62. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Shares of Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) traded up 1.00% during midday trading on Friday, reaching…

Stocks: K. Brad Stamm Buys 500 Shares of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc (FMAO) Stock

Stocks: K. Brad Stamm Buys 500 Shares of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc (FMAO) Stock

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc (OTCBB:FMAO) Director K. Brad Stamm bought 500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $60.00 per share, with a total value of $30,000.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 81,593 shares in the company, valued at $4,895,580. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Inc (OTCBB:FMAO) traded up 1.74%…

Stocks: Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC Buys New Stake in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST)

Stocks: Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC Buys New Stake in Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST)

Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC purchased a new position in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor purchased 75,000 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $1,400,000. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts during the fourth quarter worth $132,000. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of Host Hotels and Resorts by 1.8% in…

Stocks: Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC Decreases Position in Tesla Inc (TSLA)

Stocks: Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC Decreases Position in Tesla Inc (TSLA)

Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC decreased its stake in shares of Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) by 83.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,000 shares of the electric vehicle producer’s stock after selling 5,000 shares during the period. Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC’s holdings in Tesla were worth $278,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Hartford Investment Management Co. boosted its position in Tesla by…

Stocks: A. O. Smith Corp (AOS) Stake Lowered by Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC

Stocks: A. O. Smith Corp (AOS) Stake Lowered by Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC

Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC decreased its position in A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) by 34.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 11,886 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 6,154 shares during the period. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC’s holdings in A. O. Smith Corp were worth $608,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Parametric Portfolio Associates…

Stocks: State of Tennessee Treasury Department Has $10.691 Million Stake in Best Buy Co Inc (BBY)

Stocks: State of Tennessee Treasury Department Has $10.691 Million Stake in Best Buy Co Inc (BBY)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department decreased its stake in Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY) by 17.3% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 217,535 shares of the technology retailer’s stock after selling 45,626 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Best Buy Co were worth $10,691,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Rothschild Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Best Buy Co by 5.2% in…

Stocks: State of Tennessee Treasury Department Sells 13,330 Shares of Equity Residential (EQR)

Stocks: State of Tennessee Treasury Department Sells 13,330 Shares of Equity Residential (EQR)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department decreased its stake in shares of Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) by 11.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 100,353 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 13,330 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Equity Residential were worth $6,244,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Delta Asset Management LLC TN raised its position…

Stocks: ZS Pharma (ZSPH) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.08

Stocks: ZS Pharma (ZSPH) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.08

Media coverage about ZS Pharma (NASDAQ:ZSPH) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, AlphaOne reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ZS Pharma earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media headlines about the biopharmaceutical company an impact score of 0 out…

Stocks: Avery Dennison Corp (AVY) Position Cut by Elkfork Partners LLC

Stocks: Avery Dennison Corp (AVY) Position Cut by Elkfork Partners LLC

Elkfork Partners LLC cut its stake in Avery Dennison Corp (NYSE:AVY) by 54.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 28,622 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 33,902 shares during the period. Elkfork Partners LLC’s holdings in Avery Dennison Corp were worth $2,307,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of AVY. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its stake in shares of…