The CME Group Inc. (CME) Shares Sold by AMP Capital Investors Ltd

The CME Group Inc. (CME) Shares Sold by AMP Capital Investors Ltd

AMP Capital Investors Ltd reduced its position in CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) by 16.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 222,101 shares of the company’s stock after selling 45,300 shares during the period. AMP Capital Investors Ltd’s holdings in CME Group were worth $23,258,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Skylands Capital LLC increased its stake in CME Group by 136.7% in the second quarter. Skylands Capital LLC now owns 17,750 shares of…

The IDEX Corporation (IEX) Earns “Hold” Rating from RBC Capital Markets

The IDEX Corporation (IEX) Earns “Hold” Rating from RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets restated their hold rating on shares of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX) in a research note released on Thursday. The firm currently has a $101.00 price target on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on IEX. Zacks Investment Research cut IDEX Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price objective on IDEX Corporation from $88.00 to $89.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research note…

The RBC Capital Markets Reaffirms Hold Rating for Graco Inc. (GGG)

The RBC Capital Markets Reaffirms Hold Rating for Graco Inc. (GGG)

RBC Capital Markets restated their hold rating on shares of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) in a report released on Thursday morning. They currently have a $80.00 target price on the stock. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Graco from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, October 21st. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, Graco presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $83.33. Shares of Graco (NYSE:GGG) traded up 0.27% during mid-day trading on…

The Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) Position Increased by Great West Life Assurance Co. Can

The Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) Position Increased by Great West Life Assurance Co. Can

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its position in Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) by 4.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,253,364 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 103,516 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can’s holdings in Annaly Capital Management were worth $23,627,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Acrospire Investment Management…

The Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (BSMX) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (BSMX) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico S.A. B. de C.V. (NYSE:BSMX) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV is engaged in providing various banking services primarily in Mexico. It provides multiple banking services, securities brokerage, financial advice services, as well as other related investment activities. The company also offers pension and investment funds; cards and other structured products; and treasury management, merchant, trust, life insurance, online collection, tax payment,…

The Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to Hold

The Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to Hold

Vetr lowered shares of Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage currently has $109.00 price objective on the stock. Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Pepsico from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 30th. BMO Capital Markets reissued an outperform rating and set a $120.00 price target (up from $116.00) on shares of Pepsico in a research note on Friday,…

The Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) Earns Overweight Rating from Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald

The Omnicell, Inc. (OMCL) Earns Overweight Rating from Analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald initiated coverage on shares of Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) in a research note released on Thursday. The brokerage issued an overweight rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $46.00 price objective on shares of Omnicell and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Thursday, October 27th. Sidoti downgraded shares of Omnicell from a buy rating to a neutral rating and set a $43.00 price objective on the stock….

The Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday morning. They currently have $81.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Raymond James’ shares have underperformed the Zacks categorized Investment Brokers industry over the last six months. Elevated expenses due to regulatory changes and a highly competitive environment remain major concerns. However, the company remains well positioned to grow via acquisitions, supported by its strong liquidity position. Notably, the acquisition of U.S. Private…

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Lowers Position in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (HIW)

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Lowers Position in Highwoods Properties, Inc. (HIW)

Principal Financial Group Inc. reduced its position in shares of Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HIW) by 10.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 812,358 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 95,133 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Highwoods Properties were worth $42,340,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of HIW. Public Employees Retirement…

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Purchases 122,586 Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

The Principal Financial Group Inc. Purchases 122,586 Shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) by 6.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,086,471 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 122,586 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Fifth Third Bancorp were worth $42,689,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in FITB. Duncker Streett & Co. Inc….

The Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE:RH) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday morning. According to Zacks, “Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. is a luxury brand in the home furnishings marketplace, offering product assortments across a number of categories, including furniture, lighting, textiles, bathware, décor, outdoor and garden, as well as baby and child products. The Company’s business is integrated across its multiple channels of distribution, consists of its stores, catalogs and Websites. Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc. is based…

The Recent Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Athene Holding (ATH)

The Recent Analysts’ Ratings Changes for Athene Holding (ATH)

Athene Holding (NYSE: ATH) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: Shares of Athene Holding (NYSE:ATH) traded down 0.2318% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $46.8212. 47,879 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $46.54 and a 200-day moving average of $46.54. Athene Holding has a 52-week low of $43.25 and a 52-week high of $48.72. The stock has a market cap of $9.49 billion and a PE ratio of 13.9515. In related news, major shareholder Apollo Management…

The Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Bought by Synovus Financial Corp

The Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Bought by Synovus Financial Corp

Synovus Financial Corp raised its stake in shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) by 1.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 353,653 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,419 shares during the period. Exxon Mobil Corporation makes up approximately 0.7% of Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd largest position. Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings in Exxon Mobil Corporation were worth $30,862,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A…

The Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA Purchases 2,198 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

The Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA Purchases 2,198 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA raised its stake in shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 6.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 37,146 shares of the e-commerce giant’s stock after buying an additional 2,198 shares during the period. Amazon.com accounts for 5.6% of Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA’s holdings, making the stock its largest position. Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA’s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $31,103,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also recently…

The Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Shares Bought by Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC

The Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Shares Bought by Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC

Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 41.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 719,699 shares of the coffee company’s stock after buying an additional 209,193 shares during the period. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Starbucks Corporation were worth $38,964,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of SBUX. Goelzer Investment…

The Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Position Lowered by S&CO Inc.

The Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Position Lowered by S&CO Inc.

S&CO Inc. reduced its stake in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) by 0.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 237,261 shares of the company’s stock after selling 200 shares during the period. Ecolab comprises about 4.3% of S&CO Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest position. S&CO Inc.’s holdings in Ecolab were worth $28,879,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or…

The PVH Corp.’s (PVH) Buy Rating Reiterated at Brean Capital

The PVH Corp.’s (PVH) Buy Rating Reiterated at Brean Capital

Brean Capital restated their buy rating on shares of PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) in a research note published on Thursday morning. They currently have a $120.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $124.00. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on PVH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded PVH Corp. from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. Wunderlich restated a buy rating and set a $125.00 price objective on shares of PVH Corp. in a…

The ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd Takes Position in KB Financial Group Inc (KB)

The ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd Takes Position in KB Financial Group Inc (KB)

ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd purchased a new position in shares of KB Financial Group Inc (NYSE:KB) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 720,134 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,350,000. KB Financial Group makes up 5.7% of ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Signaturefd LLC increased its stake in KB Financial Group by…

The Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG) Lifted to Outperform at BMO Capital Markets

The Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG) Lifted to Outperform at BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report released on Thursday morning. They currently have $14.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Pure Storage from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated an outperform rating on shares of Pure Storage in a research report on Tuesday,…

The Public Storage (PSA) Cut to Neutral at Robert W. Baird

The Public Storage (PSA) Cut to Neutral at Robert W. Baird

Robert W. Baird downgraded shares of Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report released on Thursday. They currently have $235.00 price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock, down from their prior price target of $248.00. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Cantor Fitzgerald restated a hold rating on shares of Public Storage in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. Barclays PLC restated a hold rating and set a $230.00 price target on shares of…