The CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE) Upgraded to Outperform by Credit Suisse Group AG

The CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE) Upgraded to Outperform by Credit Suisse Group AG

Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded shares of CBOE Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a report released on Friday morning. CBOE has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Wells Fargo & Co. reiterated a hold rating on shares of CBOE Holdings in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Evercore ISI upgraded shares of CBOE Holdings from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $74.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 11th. restated…

The Arconic (ARNC) Upgraded to “C” by TheStreet

The Arconic (ARNC) Upgraded to “C” by TheStreet

TheStreet upgraded shares of Arconic (NASDAQ:ARNC) from a d+ rating to a c rating in a report published on Friday. A number of other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. started coverage on Arconic in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. They issued a sell rating and a $23.00 target price on the stock. Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on Arconic in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. They issued an overweight rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research…

The McBride plc (MCB) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

The McBride plc (MCB) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

McBride plc (LON:MCB)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Tuesday. They currently have a GBX 215 ($2.59) price objective on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price suggests a potential upside of 25.00% from the company’s current price. Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on the company. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 210 ($2.53) target price on shares of McBride plc in a report on Monday, October 24th. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on…

The Silver Spring Networks Inc. (SSNI) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at JMP Securities

The Silver Spring Networks Inc. (SSNI) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at JMP Securities

JMP Securities assumed coverage on shares of Silver Spring Networks Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) in a research report report published on Friday morning. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. Several other research firms have also recently commented on SSNI. Wunderlich increased their price target on Silver Spring Networks from $16.00 to $17.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Silver Spring Networks from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a…

The TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “TreeHouse has been facing weakness due to industrywide headwinds and gross margin pressure. Notably, the stock has underperformed the Zacks categorized industry’s growth over the past one year. Estimates have been declining since Treehouse Foods reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter 2016 results and slashed its earnings view for the year. Many firms have also filed lawsuits against the company after the company reported disappointing…

The Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) Shares Bought by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.

The Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) Shares Bought by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its position in Iron Mountain Inc. (NYSE:IRM) by 2.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 834,508 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 19,071 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. owned 0.32% of Iron Mountain worth $31,319,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. State Street Corp increased its stake in Iron Mountain by 21.5% in the…

The 113,509 Shares in IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. (ICE) Acquired by Samlyn Capital LLC

The 113,509 Shares in IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. (ICE) Acquired by Samlyn Capital LLC

Samlyn Capital LLC bought a new position in IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc. (NYSE:ICE) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 113,509 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $30,575,000. Samlyn Capital LLC owned approximately 0.10% of IntercontinentalExchange Group at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of ICE. Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas increased its stake in shares of IntercontinentalExchange Group by 0.9% in the second quarter. Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas now owns 6,268…

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Raises Position in Sysco Corp. (SYY)

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board Raises Position in Sysco Corp. (SYY)

State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its stake in shares of Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY) by 0.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 622,474 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,600 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned approximately 0.11% of Sysco Corp. worth $30,507,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Blue Chip Partners Inc. raised its position in shares of Sysco Corp. by 0.7%…

The Samlyn Capital LLC Invests $30,117,000 in Cigna Corp. (CI)

The Samlyn Capital LLC Invests $30,117,000 in Cigna Corp. (CI)

Samlyn Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 231,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $30,117,000. Samlyn Capital LLC owned 0.09% of Cigna Corp. at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. American Century Companies Inc. increased its position in shares of Cigna Corp. by 1.5% in the second quarter. American…

The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Buys 9,006 Shares of Scana Corp. (SCG)

The Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. Buys 9,006 Shares of Scana Corp. (SCG)

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its position in shares of Scana Corp. (NYSE:SCG) by 2.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 409,843 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,006 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. owned approximately 0.29% of Scana Corp. worth $29,660,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in SCG. First Midwest Bank Trust Division raised its…

The Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Gilead Sciences (GILD)

The Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Gilead Sciences (GILD)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) recently: Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) opened at 72.13 on Thursday. Gilead Sciences Inc. has a 52 week low of $70.83 and a 52 week high of $103.10. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $73.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $77.47. The company has a market capitalization of $95.03 billion, a PE ratio of 6.67 and a beta of 1.20. Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) last released its earnings results on…

The Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Amgen (AMGN)

The Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Amgen (AMGN)

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) recently: Shares of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) opened at 155.77 on Thursday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $149.19 and a 200 day moving average of $159.56. The stock has a market cap of $115.88 billion, a PE ratio of 15.59 and a beta of 1.14. Amgen Inc. has a 52 week low of $133.64 and a 52 week high of $176.85. Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday,…

The Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (JAZZ) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

The Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (JAZZ) – Research Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates

Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: JAZZ) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:JAZZ) opened at 128.61 on Thursday. Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC has a one year low of $95.80 and a one year high of $160.00. The stock has a market cap of $7.70 billion, a PE ratio of 22.49 and a beta of 1.30. The company’s 50 day moving average is $109.08 and its 200 day moving average is $122.54. Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:JAZZ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday,…

The Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

The Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) Announces Quarterly  Earnings Results

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) released its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported $1.46 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.25 by $0.21. Check Point Software Technologies had a return on equity of 20.32% and a net margin of 40.73%. The company earned $487 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $477.82 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.20 earnings per share. Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) opened at 89.61 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization…

The STMicroelectronics NV (STM) Given a €11.40 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

The STMicroelectronics NV (STM) Given a €11.40 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

STMicroelectronics NV (EPA:STM) received a €11.40 ($12.13) target price from investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the stock. A number of other analysts have also commented on STM. Baader Bank set a €11.00 ($11.70) price target on STMicroelectronics NV and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday. Deutsche Bank AG set a €8.50 ($9.04) price target on STMicroelectronics NV and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a…

The NetScout Systems Inc. (NTCT) Rating Lowered to Sector Perform at Royal Bank Of Canada

The NetScout Systems Inc. (NTCT) Rating Lowered to Sector Perform at Royal Bank Of Canada

NetScout Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) was downgraded by investment analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a $31.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price target points to a potential upside of 0.32% from the company’s current price. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on NTCT. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $33.50 target price on shares of NetScout Systems in a research report on Tuesday,…

The Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN) Downgraded to “Market Perform” at Cowen and Company

The Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (PTEN) Downgraded to “Market Perform” at Cowen and Company

Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) was downgraded by stock analysts at Cowen and Company from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note issued on Thursday. They currently have a $26.00 price target on the stock. Cowen and Company’s target price points to a potential downside of 5.49% from the stock’s previous close. Several other research firms have also commented on PTEN. Howard Weil raised their target price on Patterson-UTI Energy from $22.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on…

The Tesco Corp. (TESO) Lowered to Market Perform at Cowen and Company

The Tesco Corp. (TESO) Lowered to Market Perform at Cowen and Company

Tesco Corp. (NASDAQ:TESO) was downgraded by research analysts at Cowen and Company from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They currently have a $9.00 price objective on the stock, down from their previous price objective of $10.00. Cowen and Company’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 3.45% from the stock’s current price. Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Barclays PLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Tesco Corp. in a research…

The Omnicell Inc. (OMCL) Now Covered by Dougherty & Co

The Omnicell Inc. (OMCL) Now Covered by Dougherty & Co

Research analysts at Dougherty & Co initiated coverage on shares of Omnicell Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) in a note issued to investors on Thursday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. Dougherty & Co’s price objective points to a potential upside of 34.76% from the company’s current price. A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on OMCL. TheStreet downgraded shares of Omnicell from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 11th. Benchmark Co. boosted their price…

The Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) Price Target Cut to $5.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada

The Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) Price Target Cut to $5.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada

Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) had its price target cut by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $6.00 to $5.00 in a research report issued on Thursday. The firm presently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price would suggest a potential downside of 1.96% from the company’s previous close. A number of other equities analysts have also commented on ASNA. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Ascena Retail Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on…