Stocks: National Bank of Canada (NTIOF) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Stocks: National Bank of Canada (NTIOF) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of National Bank of Canada (OTCMKTS:NTIOF) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the six research firms that are currently covering the firm. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $54.80. Separately, Barclays PLC raised shares of National Bank of Canada to an “overweight” rating and set a $59.00 price target on the…

Stocks: Celgene’s (CELG) “Sell” Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Stocks: Celgene’s (CELG) “Sell” Rating Reaffirmed at Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated their sell rating on shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG) in a research report report published on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc currently has a $98.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, up from their previous price target of $93.00. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC set a $154.00 target price on shares of Celgene and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Saturday, May 13th. Vetr cut shares of…

Stocks: Digital Ally, Inc. (DGLY) Upgraded to Sell at ValuEngine

Stocks: Digital Ally, Inc. (DGLY) Upgraded to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGLY) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Wednesday. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Westpark Capital set a $9.00 price objective on Digital Ally and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Digital Ally from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Monday, April 3rd. Finally, Maxim Group reissued a buy rating…

Stocks: Bank of America Corp Reaffirms “Neutral” Rating for NetApp Inc. (NTAP)

Stocks: Bank of America Corp Reaffirms “Neutral” Rating for NetApp Inc. (NTAP)

Bank of America Corp reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) in a research report released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a $48.00 target price on the data storage provider’s stock, up from their prior target price of $45.00. Other analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reiterated a buy rating and issued a $43.00 price objective on shares of NetApp in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded NetApp from a hold rating to a…

Stocks: Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Lion Biotechnologies Inc (LBIO)

Stocks: Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Lion Biotechnologies Inc (LBIO)

Jefferies Group LLC reiterated their buy rating on shares of Lion Biotechnologies Inc (NASDAQ:LBIO) in a report published on Thursday. Jefferies Group LLC currently has a $11.00 price objective on the biotechnology company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on LBIO. Roth Capital set a $14.00 target price on shares of Lion Biotechnologies and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Lion Biotechnologies from a hold rating to a sell rating in a…

Stocks: Insider Selling: Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp (BLBD) Director Sells $2,413,337.20 in Stock

Stocks: Insider Selling: Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp (BLBD) Director Sells $2,413,337.20 in Stock

Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) Director Coliseum Capital Management, L sold 128,369 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.80, for a total transaction of $2,413,337.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Coliseum Capital Management, L also recently made the following trade(s): Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:BLBD) opened at 18.15 on Tuesday. Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp has a 52 week low of $9.53 and a…

Stocks: Seth Taube Purchases 304,128 Shares of Medley Capital Corp (MCC) Stock

Stocks: Seth Taube Purchases 304,128 Shares of Medley Capital Corp (MCC) Stock

Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) Director Seth Taube bought 304,128 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 19th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $6.20 per share, with a total value of $1,885,593.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Seth Taube also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) opened at 6.13 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $7.27 and…

Stocks: NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein

Stocks: NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein

Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on shares of NVIDIA Co. (NASDAQ:NVDA) in a research report released on Thursday. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $165.00 price target on the computer hardware maker’s stock. Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on NVDA. BMO Capital Markets reiterated an underperform rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of NVIDIA in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reissued a neutral rating and issued a $110.00 price target (up previously from $95.00) on shares…

Stocks: FBR & Co Analysts Give Childrens Place Inc (PLCE) a $127.00 Price Target

Stocks: FBR & Co Analysts Give Childrens Place Inc (PLCE) a $127.00 Price Target

FBR & Co set a $127.00 target price on Childrens Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on PLCE. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. set a $105.00 price objective on shares of Childrens Place and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 8th. Telsey Advisory Group raised their price target on shares of Childrens Place from $110.00 to $135.00 and gave the…

Stocks: Neos Therapeutics Inc (NEOS) Upgraded at ValuEngine

Stocks: Neos Therapeutics Inc (NEOS) Upgraded at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Neos Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:NEOS) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Thursday. A number of other research firms have also recently commented on NEOS. Cowen and Company started coverage on Neos Therapeutics in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. They set an outperform rating and a $20.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Neos Therapeutics from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, March 18th. Finally, BMO Capital…

Stocks: Tony A. Jensen Sells 25,000 Shares of Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Stock

Stocks: Tony A. Jensen Sells 25,000 Shares of Royal Gold, Inc (RGLD) Stock

Royal Gold, Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) (TSE:RGL) CEO Tony A. Jensen sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.00, for a total value of $2,000,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Shares of Royal Gold, Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) opened at 79.82 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $72.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $69.19. Royal Gold,…

Stocks: State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $5.936 Million Position in Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (CFR)

Stocks: State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $5.936 Million Position in Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (CFR)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its position in shares of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE:CFR) by 3.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 66,718 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 2,026 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Cullen/Frost Bankers were worth $5,936,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Probity Advisors Inc. raised its…

Stocks: State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Maintains Position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL)

Stocks: State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Maintains Position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System maintained its position in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (NYSE:AHL) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 112,145 shares of the insurance provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited were worth $5,837,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AHL. Norges Bank bought a new stake…

Stocks: Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Buys 925 Shares of Seritage Growth Properties (SRG)

Stocks: Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Buys 925 Shares of Seritage Growth Properties (SRG)

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE:SRG) by 4.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 23,392 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 925 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Seritage Growth Properties were worth $1,009,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new…

Stocks: PTC Inc (PTC) Position Boosted by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

Stocks: PTC Inc (PTC) Position Boosted by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System raised its position in shares of PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) by 0.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 111,337 shares of the technology company’s stock after buying an additional 411 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in PTC were worth $5,851,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in…

Stocks: Insider Selling: US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) Insider Sells $2,540,579.00 in Stock

Stocks: Insider Selling: US Foods Holding Corp (USFD) Insider Sells $2,540,579.00 in Stock

US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) insider Pietro Satriano sold 89,932 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.25, for a total transaction of $2,540,579.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 164,366 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,643,339.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. US Foods Holding Corp (NASDAQ:USFD) opened at 29.36 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $6.52 billion and…

Stocks: Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) Shares Bought by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

Stocks: Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) Shares Bought by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:STWD) by 0.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 264,386 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 442 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Starwood Property Trust were worth $5,970,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Coconut Grove Bank raised…

Stocks: LSV Asset Management Sells 34,400 Shares of General Dynamics Co. (GD)

Stocks: LSV Asset Management Sells 34,400 Shares of General Dynamics Co. (GD)

LSV Asset Management decreased its stake in shares of General Dynamics Co. (NYSE:GD) by 80.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 8,600 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 34,400 shares during the period. LSV Asset Management’s holdings in General Dynamics were worth $1,609,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of GD. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of General Dynamics by 1.3% in the first quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui…

Stocks: Chicago Equity Partners LLC Lowers Position in Monsanto Company (MON)

Stocks: Chicago Equity Partners LLC Lowers Position in Monsanto Company (MON)

Chicago Equity Partners LLC reduced its stake in shares of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) by 20.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 40,060 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 10,015 shares during the period. Chicago Equity Partners LLC’s holdings in Monsanto Company were worth $4,535,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Franklin Resources Inc. increased its stake in shares of Monsanto Company by 506.6% in the fourth…

Stocks: Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) PT Set at $243.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

Stocks: Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) PT Set at $243.00 by Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC set a $243.00 target price on Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) in a research note published on Wednesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the oil and gas development company’s stock. Several other analysts have also commented on the company. Scotiabank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $245.00 price target on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a research note on Monday, May 15th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Pioneer Natural Resources in a research note on Monday, May…

Stocks: Syndax Pharmaceuticals Inc (SNDX) Lifted to Sell at ValuEngine

Stocks: Syndax Pharmaceuticals Inc (SNDX) Lifted to Sell at ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Syndax Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SNDX) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report released on Thursday. SNDX has been the subject of several other research reports. Cowen and Company assumed coverage on Syndax Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, March 24th. They issued an outperform rating for the company. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Syndax Pharmaceuticals in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut Syndax Pharmaceuticals from a buy rating to a hold rating in…

Stocks: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity

Stocks: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ:RRGB) in a research note released on Wednesday morning. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $62.00 price objective on the restaurant operator’s stock. “We also note that guidance implies hockey-stick performance in 2H17. We are increasing our PT to $62 (from $52), which is based on ~7x our 2018 EBITDA estimate of $163.7 million.”,” the firm’s analyst commented. Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on RRGB. Maxim Group reissued a buy rating and issued…

Stocks: Cantor Fitzgerald Weighs in on Ardelyx Inc’s FY2017 Earnings (ARDX)

Stocks: Cantor Fitzgerald Weighs in on Ardelyx Inc’s FY2017 Earnings (ARDX)

Ardelyx Inc (NASDAQ:ARDX) – Cantor Fitzgerald lifted their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Ardelyx in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst M. Goldstein now forecasts that the biopharmaceutical company will post earnings of ($2.84) per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of ($3.13). Cantor Fitzgerald currently has a “Overweight” rating and a $12.00 target price on the stock. ARDX has been the subject of several other research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Ardelyx from a “sell” rating…

Stocks: Q2 Holdings Inc (QTWO) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Stocks: Q2 Holdings Inc (QTWO) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:QTWO) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the nine ratings firms that are covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $39.86. Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a…

Stocks: Conagra Brands Inc (CAG) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Stocks: Conagra Brands Inc (CAG) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Conagra Brands Inc (NYSE:CAG) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the thirteen analysts that are covering the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and eight have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $45.49. Several equities research analysts have issued reports on CAG shares. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their price objective on Conagra Brands from…

Stocks: State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $5,828,000 Stake in Corelogic Inc (CLGX)

Stocks: State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System Has $5,828,000 Stake in Corelogic Inc (CLGX)

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System continued to hold its stake in Corelogic Inc (NYSE:CLGX) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 143,122 shares of the business services provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in Corelogic were worth $5,828,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the…

Stocks: Care Capital Properties Inc (CCP) Shares Bought by First Trust Advisors LP

Stocks: Care Capital Properties Inc (CCP) Shares Bought by First Trust Advisors LP

First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Care Capital Properties Inc (NYSE:CCP) by 73.2% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 396,679 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 167,630 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in Care Capital Properties were worth $10,659,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in CCP. Cohen Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in…

Stocks: Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (LGF.A) Decreased by Analyst

Stocks: Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (LGF.A) Decreased by Analyst

Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares (NASDAQ:LGF.A) – Equities research analysts at B. Riley cut their Q4 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Co. Class A Voting Shares in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. B. Riley analyst E. Wold now expects that the company will post earnings of $0.29 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.41. B. Riley has a “Buy” rating and a $36.00 price target on the stock. B. Riley also issued estimates…

Stocks: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Position Boosted by Advisors Asset Management Inc.

Stocks: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Position Boosted by Advisors Asset Management Inc.

Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) by 37.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 90,805 shares of the software company’s stock after buying an additional 24,616 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Adobe Systems were worth $11,816,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of ADBE. Bridgecreek Investment Management LLC increased its…

Stocks: First Trust Advisors LP Raises Stake in Chubb Ltd (CB)

Stocks: First Trust Advisors LP Raises Stake in Chubb Ltd (CB)

First Trust Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) by 23.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 219,636 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 41,555 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in Chubb were worth $29,925,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in…

Stocks: Praxair, Inc. (PX) Shares Sold by Front Barnett Associates LLC

Stocks: Praxair, Inc. (PX) Shares Sold by Front Barnett Associates LLC

Front Barnett Associates LLC reduced its stake in shares of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) by 3.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 55,331 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 2,156 shares during the period. Front Barnett Associates LLC’s holdings in Praxair were worth $6,562,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. First Eagle Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Praxair by 59.7% in…

Stocks: Chubb Ltd (CB) Shares Sold by MCF Advisors LLC

Stocks: Chubb Ltd (CB) Shares Sold by MCF Advisors LLC

MCF Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) by 86.3% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 864 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 5,430 shares during the period. MCF Advisors LLC’s holdings in Chubb were worth $118,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of CB. Cable Hill Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Chubb by 13.5% in the third quarter. Cable Hill Partners…

Stocks: Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado Sells 1,826 Shares of IDEX Co. (IEX)

Stocks: Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado Sells 1,826 Shares of IDEX Co. (IEX)

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado decreased its position in shares of IDEX Co. (NYSE:IEX) by 12.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 13,395 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 1,826 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado’s holdings in IDEX were worth $1,253,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Huntington National Bank increased its position in shares of IDEX by 69.8% in…

Stocks: First Trust Advisors LP Purchases New Position in Western Refining Logistics LP (WNRL)

Stocks: First Trust Advisors LP Purchases New Position in Western Refining Logistics LP (WNRL)

First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new position in Western Refining Logistics LP (NYSE:WNRL) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund purchased 414,975 shares of the pipeline company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,561,000. A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Monashee Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in Western Refining Logistics during the third quarter valued at approximately $927,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in Western Refining Logistics by 184.2% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies…

Stocks: First Trust Advisors LP Cuts Stake in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

Stocks: First Trust Advisors LP Cuts Stake in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)

First Trust Advisors LP decreased its position in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) by 30.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 358,731 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 155,159 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in CF Industries Holdings were worth $10,529,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CF. Hartford Investment Management Co. increased…

Stocks: BIO-TECHNE Corp (TECH) Shares Sold by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

Stocks: BIO-TECHNE Corp (TECH) Shares Sold by State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System decreased its position in BIO-TECHNE Corp (NASDAQ:TECH) by 0.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 56,800 shares of the biotechnology company’s stock after selling 77 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System’s holdings in BIO-TECHNE Corp were worth $5,774,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Brown Capital Management LLC increased its stake in BIO-TECHNE Corp by…

Stocks: Carvana Co (CVNA) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Stocks: Carvana Co (CVNA) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of Carvana Co (NASDAQ:CVNA) have earned an average rating of “Buy” from the ten brokerages that are currently covering the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and nine have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $17.33. Several research analysts have commented on CVNA shares. Citigroup Inc started coverage on Carvana in a research report on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $17.00 price…

Stocks: Huron Consulting Group (HURN) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Stocks: Huron Consulting Group (HURN) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are presently covering the stock. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. Several brokerages recently weighed in on HURN. Barrington Research downgraded shares of Huron Consulting Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a…

Stocks: Infineon Technologies AG (IFNNY) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Stocks: Infineon Technologies AG (IFNNY) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Infineon Technologies AG (OTCMKTS:IFNNY) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the five analysts that are covering the firm. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. A number of brokerages have recently commented on IFNNY. Zacks Investment Research lowered Infineon Technologies AG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 21st. Kepler Capital Markets raised Infineon Technologies AG from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating…

Stocks: easyJet plc (EZJ) Lifted to “sector perform” at Royal Bank of Canada

Stocks: easyJet plc (EZJ) Lifted to “sector perform” at Royal Bank of Canada

easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) was upgraded by investment analysts at Royal Bank of Canada to a “sector perform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm presently has a GBX 1,325 ($17.24) price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of GBX 875 ($11.38). Royal Bank of Canada’s price target points to a potential upside of 4.41% from the stock’s previous close. Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on EZJ. Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 825…