Stocks: Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC Raises Position in Sanofi SA (SNY)

Stocks: Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC Raises Position in Sanofi SA (SNY)

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY) by 13.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 51,913 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,038 shares during the period. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Sanofi SA were worth $2,349,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of Sanofi…

Stocks: Bank of Hawaii (BOH) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.14

Stocks: Bank of Hawaii (BOH) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.14

Media headlines about Bank of Hawaii (NYSE:BOH) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Alpha One. The research group, a unit of Accern, scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bank of Hawaii earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media stories about the bank…

Stocks: CF Industries Holdings (CF) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.10

Stocks: CF Industries Holdings (CF) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.10

Media coverage about CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF) has been trending somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne reports. The research group, a unit of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CF Industries Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 82…

Stocks: Burlington Stores (BURL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

Stocks: Burlington Stores (BURL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

News headlines about Burlington Stores (NYSE:BURL) have trended somewhat positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Burlington Stores earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score…

Stocks: Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Century Bancorp (CNBKA) Share Price

Stocks: Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Century Bancorp (CNBKA) Share Price

Media coverage about Century Bancorp (NASDAQ:CNBKA) has trended somewhat positive recently, Alpha One reports. The research group, a division 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 public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Century Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.09 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of…

Stocks: Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for M&T Bank Co. (MTB)

Stocks: Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for M&T Bank Co. (MTB)

M&T Bank Co. (NYSE: MTB) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: M&T Bank Co. (NYSE:MTB) traded up 0.35% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $157.08. 892,279 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $155.72 and its 200 day moving average price is $154.70. M&T Bank Co. has a 1-year low of $108.04 and a 1-year high of $173.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $24.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.23 and a beta of 0.77. M&T…

Stocks: John C. Ricci Sells 50,000 Shares of Green Dot Co. (GDOT) Stock

Stocks: John C. Ricci Sells 50,000 Shares of Green Dot Co. (GDOT) Stock

Green Dot Co. (NYSE:GDOT) General Counsel John C. Ricci sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.06, for a total value of $1,803,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the general counsel now owns 135,288 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,878,485.28. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of Green Dot Co. (NYSE:GDOT) traded up…

Stocks: Richard A. Manoogian Sells 61,340 Shares of Masco Corp (MAS) Stock

Stocks: Richard A. Manoogian Sells 61,340 Shares of Masco Corp (MAS) Stock

Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) Director Richard A. Manoogian sold 61,340 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.99, for a total transaction of $2,268,966.60. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 716,885 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $26,517,576.15. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Shares of Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) traded up 0.46% during trading on Thursday, hitting $37.02….

Stocks: Insider Selling: Square Inc (SQ) CEO Sells 381,500 Shares of Stock

Stocks: Insider Selling: Square Inc (SQ) CEO Sells 381,500 Shares of Stock

Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) CEO Jack Dorsey sold 381,500 shares of Square stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.42, for a total value of $7,790,230.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Jack Dorsey also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) traded up 0.61% during trading on Thursday, hitting $19.68. The stock had a trading volume of 5,818,643 shares. Square Inc has a…

Stocks: Insider Selling: MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (MTSI) SVP Sells 17,055 Shares of Stock

Stocks: Insider Selling: MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (MTSI) SVP Sells 17,055 Shares of Stock

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MTSI) SVP Robert Dennehy sold 17,055 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.13, for a total transaction of $957,297.15. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 51,197 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,873,687.61. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MTSI) traded up 2.70%…

Stocks: American Assets Trust, Inc (AAT) CEO Acquires $1,849,474.80 in Stock

Stocks: American Assets Trust, Inc (AAT) CEO Acquires $1,849,474.80 in Stock

American Assets Trust, Inc (NYSE:AAT) CEO Ernest S. Rady acquired 47,976 shares of American Assets Trust stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $38.55 per share, with a total value of $1,849,474.80. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. American Assets Trust, Inc (NYSE:AAT) traded up 0.67% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $39.03. The company had a trading volume of 340,778 shares. The stock has a…

Stocks: Facebook Inc (FB) CEO Sells $42,499,830.80 in Stock

Stocks: Facebook Inc (FB) CEO Sells $42,499,830.80 in Stock

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg sold 286,387 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $148.40, for a total value of $42,499,830.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Mark Zuckerberg also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) traded up 1.94% on Thursday, reaching $147.66. The company had a trading volume of 23,020,325 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is $145.67…

Stocks: John Anthony Lederer Sells 598,950 Shares of US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) Stock

Stocks: John Anthony Lederer Sells 598,950 Shares of US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) Stock

US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) Director John Anthony Lederer sold 598,950 shares of US Foods Holding Corp stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.25, for a total transaction of $16,920,337.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 504,224 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $14,244,328. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) traded down 0.38% during midday trading…

Stocks: CIBC World Markets Inc. Takes Position in Ball Co. (BLL)

Stocks: CIBC World Markets Inc. Takes Position in Ball Co. (BLL)

CIBC World Markets Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Ball Co. (NYSE:BLL) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 15,840 shares of the industrial products company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,176,000. A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BLL. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD raised its stake in Ball by 28.1% in the third quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 15,125,555 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $1,239,539,000 after…

Stocks: CMS Energy Co. (CMS) Shares Bought by CIBC World Markets Inc.

Stocks: CMS Energy Co. (CMS) Shares Bought by CIBC World Markets Inc.

CIBC World Markets Inc. raised its position in shares of CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 153.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 40,344 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 24,447 shares during the period. CIBC World Markets Inc.’s holdings in CMS Energy were worth $1,805,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Capital Research Global Investors boosted its stake in shares of CMS Energy by 14.5% in the third…

Stocks: Kohl’s Co. (KSS) Shares Bought by CIBC World Markets Inc.

Stocks: Kohl’s Co. (KSS) Shares Bought by CIBC World Markets Inc.

CIBC World Markets Inc. increased its stake in Kohl's Co. (NYSE:KSS) by 696.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 34,029 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 29,758 shares during the period. CIBC World Markets Inc.’s holdings in Kohl's Co. were worth $1,355,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in KSS. Toronto Dominion Bank…

Stocks: Pioneer Investment Management Inc. Buys Shares of 141,655 DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH)

Stocks: Pioneer Investment Management Inc. Buys Shares of 141,655 DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH)

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 141,655 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock, valued at approximately $1,579,000. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in DRH. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL increased its stake in shares of DiamondRock Hospitality Company by 27.9% in the first quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 435,100 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at…

Stocks: State of Tennessee Treasury Department Buys 30,000 Shares of Highwoods Properties Inc (HIW)

Stocks: State of Tennessee Treasury Department Buys 30,000 Shares of Highwoods Properties Inc (HIW)

State of Tennessee Treasury Department raised its stake in Highwoods Properties Inc (NYSE:HIW) by 45.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 95,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 30,000 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Highwoods Properties were worth $4,687,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Security Capital Research & Management Inc. boosted its…

Stocks: Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) Shares Sold by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Stocks: Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) Shares Sold by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. lowered its position in Chatham Lodging Trust (NYSE:CLDT) by 55.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 38,700 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 47,500 shares during the period. Pioneer Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Chatham Lodging Trust were worth $764,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL acquired a new position in shares of Chatham Lodging Trust during…

Stocks: Ismail Dawood Acquires 5,000 Shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (SC) Stock

Stocks: Ismail Dawood Acquires 5,000 Shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (SC) Stock

Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) CFO Ismail Dawood purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $12.29 per share, for a total transaction of $61,450.00. Following the acquisition, the chief financial officer now owns 117,609 shares in the company, valued at $1,445,414.61. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Shares of Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc (NYSE:SC) traded down 1.27% during trading on Thursday, hitting…

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Maintains Position in Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU)

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Maintains Position in Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL maintained its position in shares of Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 42,500 shares of the apparel retailer’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in Lululemon Athletica inc. were worth $2,204,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its position in shares of Lululemon Athletica inc….

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Increases Position in Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (SUPN)

Stocks: Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Increases Position in Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (SUPN)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL raised its position in shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SUPN) by 17.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 71,800 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 10,500 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in Supernus Pharmaceuticals were worth $2,247,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Pacad Investment Ltd. acquired a new position in Supernus Pharmaceuticals during…

Stocks: Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) Stake Maintained by NEXT Financial Group Inc

Stocks: Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) Stake Maintained by NEXT Financial Group Inc

NEXT Financial Group Inc held its stake in shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,748 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $112,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of FOX. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised…

Stocks: AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB) Stake Lowered by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Stocks: AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB) Stake Lowered by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. decreased its stake in shares of AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) by 9.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 48,300 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 4,893 shares during the period. Pioneer Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in AvalonBay Communities were worth $8,868,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. HighTower Advisors LLC increased its…

Stocks: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Stake Increased by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Stocks: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Stake Increased by Pioneer Investment Management Inc.

Pioneer Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) by 0.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,448,785 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,572 shares during the period. Pioneer Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co were worth $52,156,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Franklin Resources…

Stocks: Scout Investments Inc. Acquires Shares of 1,654 Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD)

Stocks: Scout Investments Inc. Acquires Shares of 1,654 Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD)

Scout Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 1,654 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock, valued at approximately $206,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. NTV Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV during the third quarter valued at about $1,406,000. Locust Wood Capital…

Stocks: Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Paypal Holdings (PYPL)

Stocks: Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Paypal Holdings (PYPL)

Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ: PYPL) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: Shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) traded up 0.12% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $49.11. The stock had a trading volume of 9,931,933 shares. The firm has a market cap of $58.99 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 41.97 and a beta of 0.91. Paypal Holdings Inc has a 1-year low of $34.00 and a 1-year high of $50.35. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $45.72 and a 200-day moving average…

Stocks: Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for TransUnion (TRU)

Stocks: Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes for TransUnion (TRU)

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) traded up 0.55% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $41.99. The company had a trading volume of 1,784,453 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $39.60 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.84. TransUnion has a 52-week low of $28.92 and a 52-week high of $42.14. The company has a market capitalization of $7.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 45.99 and a beta of 0.38. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last…

Stocks: LPL Financial Holdings (LPLA) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Stocks: LPL Financial Holdings (LPLA) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows

Press coverage about LPL Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:LPLA) has been trending positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LPL Financial Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an…

Stocks: Delek Logistics Partners LP (DKL) Major Shareholder Acquires $155,538.81 in Stock

Stocks: Delek Logistics Partners LP (DKL) Major Shareholder Acquires $155,538.81 in Stock

Delek Logistics Partners LP (NYSE:DKL) major shareholder Delek Us Holdings, Inc. acquired 5,019 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 18th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $30.99 per share, for a total transaction of $155,538.81. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC. Delek Us Holdings, Inc. also recently made…

Stocks: AllianceBernstein Holding LP (AB) Director Deborah S. Hechinger Sells 10,380 Shares

Stocks: AllianceBernstein Holding LP (AB) Director Deborah S. Hechinger Sells 10,380 Shares

AllianceBernstein Holding LP (NYSE:AB) Director Deborah S. Hechinger sold 10,380 shares of AllianceBernstein Holding stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.02, for a total value of $218,187.60. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 7,814 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $164,250.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Shares of AllianceBernstein Holding LP (NYSE:AB) remained flat at $21.00…

Stocks: Insider Buying: Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN) Director Purchases 1,000 Shares of Stock

Stocks: Insider Buying: Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN) Director Purchases 1,000 Shares of Stock

Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) Director R Alex Rankin purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $164.17 per share, for a total transaction of $164,170.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 11,214 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,841,002.38. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Shares of Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) traded down 0.82% during midday…

Stocks: Orchids Paper Products Company (TIS) Director Sells $328,750.00 in Stock

Stocks: Orchids Paper Products Company (TIS) Director Sells $328,750.00 in Stock

Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSEMKT:TIS) Director Mario Armando Garcia sold 25,000 shares of Orchids Paper Products Company stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.15, for a total value of $328,750.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Mario Armando Garcia also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSEMKT:TIS) traded up 4.41% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $13.03. The company had…

Stocks: Western Asset Vrble Rate Strtgc Fnd Inc. (GFY) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.08

Stocks: Western Asset Vrble Rate Strtgc Fnd Inc. (GFY) Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.08

Western Asset Vrble Rate Strtgc Fnd Inc. (NYSE:GFY) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 23rd will be paid a dividend of 0.0775 per share by the financial services provider on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.93 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.57%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 21st. Western Asset Vrble Rate Strtgc Fnd has increased its dividend payment by an average of 2.2% annually over the last three years. Shares of Western Asset Vrble Rate…

Stocks: Western Asset Municipal Partners Fnd Inc (MNP) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07

Stocks: Western Asset Municipal Partners Fnd Inc (MNP) to Issue Monthly Dividend of $0.07

Western Asset Municipal Partners Fnd Inc (NYSE:MNP) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 23rd will be paid a dividend of 0.0675 per share by the financial services provider on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.81 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.14%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 21st. Western Asset Municipal Partners Fnd has raised its dividend by an average of 1.0% annually over the last three years. Shares of Western Asset Municipal Partners Fnd (NYSE:MNP) traded down 0.63% during…

Stocks: State of Wisconsin Investment Board Boosts Position in AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB)

Stocks: State of Wisconsin Investment Board Boosts Position in AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board increased its stake in shares of AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) by 14.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 136,804 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 17,099 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s holdings in AvalonBay Communities were worth $25,117,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania…

Stocks: State of Wisconsin Investment Board Has $9.052 Million Stake in Cooper Companies Inc (COO)

Stocks: State of Wisconsin Investment Board Has $9.052 Million Stake in Cooper Companies Inc (COO)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its stake in Cooper Companies Inc (NYSE:COO) by 7.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 45,285 shares of the medical device company’s stock after buying an additional 3,309 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s holdings in Cooper Companies were worth $9,052,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of COO. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Cooper Companies by 18.5% in the…

Stocks: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR) Position Reduced by Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC

Stocks: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR) Position Reduced by Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC cut its position in shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) by 1.5% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 458,455 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 6,764 shares during the period. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Broadridge Financial Solutions were worth $31,152,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Hartline Investment Corp raised its position in shares of…

Stocks: State of Wisconsin Investment Board Raises Stake in ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS)

Stocks: State of Wisconsin Investment Board Raises Stake in ANSYS, Inc. (ANSS)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board increased its position in ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANSS) by 133.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 112,292 shares of the software maker’s stock after buying an additional 64,213 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s holdings in ANSYS were worth $12,001,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV bought a…

Stocks: Main Management LLC Boosts Stake in iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (IBB)

Stocks: Main Management LLC Boosts Stake in iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (IBB)

Main Management LLC raised its stake in iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NASDAQ:IBB) by 0.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 158,940 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 362 shares during the period. iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index comprises approximately 7.5% of Main Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th largest position. Main Management LLC’s holdings in iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index were worth $46,612,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also made changes…