The Stocks: BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Sells 35,722 Shares of Flir Systems Inc. (FLIR)

The Stocks: BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Sells 35,722 Shares of Flir Systems Inc. (FLIR)

BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd cut its position in Flir Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) by 12.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 242,762 shares of the company’s stock after selling 35,722 shares during the period. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd’s holdings in Flir Systems were worth $7,628,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of FLIR. WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its stake in shares of Flir Systems by 103.8% in the…

The Stocks: Bank of Montreal Can Reduces Stake in Sunoco LP (SUN)

The Stocks: Bank of Montreal Can Reduces Stake in Sunoco LP (SUN)

Bank of Montreal Can decreased its position in Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN) by 48.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 266,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 253,000 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can’s holdings in Sunoco were worth $7,717,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of SUN. Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Sunoco by…

The Stocks: Zacks Investment Research Lowers Capricor Therapeutics Inc (CAPR) to Sell

The Stocks: Zacks Investment Research Lowers Capricor Therapeutics Inc (CAPR) to Sell

Capricor Therapeutics Inc (OTCMKTS:CAPR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company. It is focused on the development of novel therapeutics to prevent and treat heart disease. The Company has two drug candidates in development: Cenderitide and CU-NP. Capricor Therapeutics, Inc., formerly known as Nile Therapeutics, Inc., is based in San Mateo, California. “ Separately, Roth Capital set a $12.00 price target on…

The Stocks: Seritage Growth Properties (SRG) Shares Sold by Boston Partners

The Stocks: Seritage Growth Properties (SRG) Shares Sold by Boston Partners

Boston Partners reduced its stake in shares of Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE:SRG) by 17.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 146,300 shares of the company’s stock after selling 31,760 shares during the period. Boston Partners’ holdings in Seritage Growth Properties were worth $7,415,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of Seritage Growth Properties by 87.8% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA…

The Stocks: Snow Capital Management LP Lowers Position in LSB Industries Inc. (LXU)

The Stocks: Snow Capital Management LP Lowers Position in LSB Industries Inc. (LXU)

Snow Capital Management LP lowered its position in shares of LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) by 1.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 859,798 shares of the company’s stock after selling 11,430 shares during the period. Snow Capital Management LP’s holdings in LSB Industries were worth $7,377,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in LSB Industries by 44.4% in the second quarter. Dimensional…

The Stocks: Lee Enterprises Inc. (LEE) Position Held by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.

The Stocks: Lee Enterprises Inc. (LEE) Position Held by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. continued to hold its stake in shares of Lee Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:LEE) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 1,925,900 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.’s holdings in Lee Enterprises were worth $7,222,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. MSI Financial Services Inc raised its stake in shares of Lee Enterprises by 2,557.7% in the third…

The Stocks: Bank of Montreal Can Purchases 81,765 Shares of Ryder System Inc. (R)

The Stocks: Bank of Montreal Can Purchases 81,765 Shares of Ryder System Inc. (R)

Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in Ryder System Inc. (NYSE:R) by 293.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 109,631 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 81,765 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can’s holdings in Ryder System were worth $7,231,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. AMI Asset Management Corp raised its stake in…

The Stocks: Commonwealth Equity Services Inc Purchases 25,499 Shares of MetLife Inc. (MET)

The Stocks: Commonwealth Equity Services Inc Purchases 25,499 Shares of MetLife Inc. (MET)

Commonwealth Equity Services Inc increased its stake in shares of MetLife Inc. (NYSE:MET) by 18.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 162,932 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 25,499 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc’s holdings in MetLife were worth $7,239,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of MET. Commonwealth Bank of Australia increased its position in MetLife by 6.1% in the second quarter. Commonwealth Bank of…

The Stocks: State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D Has $9,533,000 Stake in LGI Homes Inc. (LGIH)

The Stocks: State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D Has $9,533,000 Stake in LGI Homes Inc. (LGIH)

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D held its stake in shares of LGI Homes Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 258,760 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D’s holdings in LGI Homes were worth $9,533,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC increased its stake in shares…

The Stocks: Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) Stake Maintained by State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D

The Stocks: Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) Stake Maintained by State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D held its stake in Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 121,000 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D’s holdings in Dollar Tree were worth $9,551,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Dollar Tree by 2.5%…

The Stocks: Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Alcoa (AA)

The Stocks: Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Alcoa (AA)

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Alcoa (NYSE: AA) in the last few weeks: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) traded down 0.20% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $29.65. 1,756,093 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a 50 day moving average of $29.92 and a 200-day moving average of $27.77. The stock’s market cap is $5.42 billion. Alcoa Inc. has a 12-month low of $20.00 and a 12-month high of $32.35. Alcoa (NYSE:AA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 11th….

The Stocks: Skechers USA Inc. (SKX) Director Richard Rappaport Sells 1,000 Shares

The Stocks: Skechers USA Inc. (SKX) Director Richard Rappaport Sells 1,000 Shares

Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE:SKX) Director Richard Rappaport sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.45, for a total value of $24,450.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 23,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $562,350. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Richard Rappaport also recently made the following trade(s): Shares of Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE:SKX) traded up 0.45% on Tuesday, hitting…

The Stocks: Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Actuant Corp. (ATU) Lifted by SunTrust Banks

The Stocks: Q3 2017 EPS Estimates for Actuant Corp. (ATU) Lifted by SunTrust Banks

Actuant Corp. (NYSE:ATU) – Investment analysts at SunTrust Banks increased their Q3 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Actuant Corp. in a note issued to investors on Thursday. SunTrust Banks analyst C. Brady now expects that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.42 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.39. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Actuant Corp.’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.31 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $1.04 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.49 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings…

The Stocks: Insider Selling: Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (ZAYO) CFO Sells 38,885 Shares of Stock

The Stocks: Insider Selling: Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (ZAYO) CFO Sells 38,885 Shares of Stock

Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) CFO Kenneth Desgarennes sold 38,885 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.32, for a total value of $1,295,648.20. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 1,007,829 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $33,580,862.28. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Kenneth Desgarennes also recently made the following trade(s): Zayo Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) traded up 0.69%…

The Stocks: Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Stake Raised by Korea Investment CORP

The Stocks: Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Stake Raised by Korea Investment CORP

Korea Investment CORP raised its position in shares of Automatic Data Processing (NYSE:ADP) by 126.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 104,500 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 58,300 shares during the period. Korea Investment CORP’s holdings in Automatic Data Processing were worth $9,217,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its position in shares of Automatic Data Processing by 0.6% in the third quarter….

The Stocks: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Braver Wealth Management LLC

The Stocks: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Sold by Braver Wealth Management LLC

Braver Wealth Management LLC cut its stake in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 5.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 82,351 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after selling 5,046 shares during the period. Apple makes up approximately 1.6% of Braver Wealth Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 17th largest position. Braver Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Apple were worth $9,310,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Penserra…

The Stocks: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) Stake Boosted by State of Tennessee Treasury Department

The Stocks: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) Stake Boosted by State of Tennessee Treasury Department

State of Tennessee Treasury Department boosted its stake in Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYSE:FIS) by 75.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 107,801 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 46,424 shares during the period. State of Tennessee Treasury Department’s holdings in Fidelity National Information Services were worth $8,304,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research…

The Stocks: Boston Advisors LLC Has $8,262,000 Position in Mohawk Industries Inc. (MHK)

The Stocks: Boston Advisors LLC Has $8,262,000 Position in Mohawk Industries Inc. (MHK)

Boston Advisors LLC decreased its stake in shares of Mohawk Industries Inc. (NYSE:MHK) by 49.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 41,240 shares of the company’s stock after selling 39,870 shares during the period. Boston Advisors LLC’s holdings in Mohawk Industries were worth $8,262,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Strs Ohio raised its stake in shares…

The Stocks: National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Shares Bought by Reilly Financial Advisors LLC

The Stocks: National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Shares Bought by Reilly Financial Advisors LLC

Reilly Financial Advisors LLC raised its position in National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV) by 1.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 214,354 shares of the oil and gas exploration company’s stock after buying an additional 3,747 shares during the period. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in National Oilwell Varco were worth $7,875,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in National Oilwell Varco by…

The Stocks: General Mills Inc. (GIS) Stake Cut by Payden & Rygel

The Stocks: General Mills Inc. (GIS) Stake Cut by Payden & Rygel

Payden & Rygel lowered its stake in General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS) by 52.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 122,800 shares of the company’s stock after selling 134,800 shares during the period. Payden & Rygel’s holdings in General Mills were worth $7,844,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of GIS. Alliancebernstein L.P. boosted its position in General Mills by 106.7% in…