The Bristow Group Inc (BRS) Lifted to “Strong-Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

The Bristow Group Inc (BRS) Lifted to “Strong-Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report released on Monday. The brokerage presently has a $22.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price target suggests a potential upside of 14.29% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “Bristow Group Inc. is a leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide energy industry. Through its subsidiaries, affiliates and joint ventures, the Company has major transportation operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and the…

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) to “Hold”

The Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) to “Hold”

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE:CLW) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Monday. According to Zacks, “Clearwater Paper,a standalone company,produces pulp and paperboard at six facilities across the country namely Lewiston, Idaho; Las Vegas, Nev.; Elwood, Ill.; and near McGehee, Ark. The company manufactures quality paperboard, consumer tissue, and wood products.It has direct access to the public capital markets .The company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retail grocery chains, and also produces bleached…

The Duluth Holdings Inc. (DLTH) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

The Duluth Holdings Inc. (DLTH) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Duluth Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTH) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “Duluth Holdings Inc. provides casual wear, workwear and accessories for men and women. The company markets its products under trademarks, trade names and service marks, including Alaskan Hardgear, Armachillo, Ballroom, Bucket Master, Buck Naked, Cab Commander, Crouch Gusset, Dry on the Fly, Duluth Trading Company, Duluthflex, Fire Hose, Longtail T, No Polo Shirt and Wild Boar Mocs. Duluth Holdings Inc. is headquartered in…

The Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The Kirkland’s, Inc. (KIRK) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Kirkland’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Kirkland;s outperforms the Zacks categorized Retail-Wholesale sector for the past one year. However, the trend is expected to reverse very soon. The home furnishing stock has been incurring higher operating expenses for several quarters, due to increased shipping and packaging expenses. The company has been struggling with low traffic in the past five quarters mainly more and more people are inclined…

The Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (ITUB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

The Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (ITUB) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Itau Unibanco shares have outperformed significantly the Zacks categorized Foreign Banks industry, over the past one year. The company’s growth prospects look encouraging as it remains focused on building strategies to expand inorganically. Recently, Itau Unibanco completed the acquisition of 40% equity stake in Itau BMG Consignado. Further, it has been diversifying its loan composition with focus on origination…

The General Motors Company (GM) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

The General Motors Company (GM) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) (TSE:GMM.U) 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, “General Motors has performed nearly in line with the Zacks categorized Auto Manufacturers-Domestic industry over the last three months. It has a positive record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. However, series of recalls, scaling down or shutting manufacturing operations in some regions and challenging South American market are headwinds for the company. General Motors also recorded…

The Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $135.00 price objective on the online travel company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price objective points to a potential upside of 13.63% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “Expedia, Inc., is one of the leading online travel companies in the world. Over the last one year, the stock has underperformed the Zacks characterized Electronic Commerce industry. The company’s third quarter…

The Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE:BXP) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Shares of Boston Properties slightly outperformed the Zacks categorized REIT – Equity Trust – Other industry over the past one month. With its properties located in select high-rent, high barrier-to entry geographic markets, diversified tenant and industry base, the company is well poised to grow. Further, the recent 15.4% hike in dividend announced by the company is encouraging for the shareholders. However,…

The AngioDynamics, Inc. (ANGO) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

The AngioDynamics, Inc. (ANGO) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

AngioDynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGO) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. The firm presently has a $19.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price suggests a potential upside of 6.68% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “AngioDynamics reported a mixed second quarter of fiscal 2017, wherein adjusted earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate while revenues missed the same. Meanwhile, over the last three months, AngioDynamics has outperformed the broader industry in terms…

The Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

The Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALGN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “In the past six months, Align is trading above the Zacks categorized Medical/Dental-Supplies Market. In fact after posting a better-than-expected third quarter performance, the situation has improved further for Align. We expect this trend to persist based on several growth drivers including the latest breakthrough – Invisalign G7 which is successfully working to tap the huge and growing teen orthodontic market in the…

The FedEx Corporation (FDX) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

The FedEx Corporation (FDX) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Even though shares of FedEx outperformed the broader industry over the last six months, the company's earnings miss in the second quarter resulted in the stock losing value. Consequently, the Zacks Consensus Estimate has declined $0.10 to $12.02 for the fiscal 2017 over the last month.The bottom line was hurt by higher costs. Earnings, however, climbed 8.53% on a year-over-year basis. Revenues marginally…

The SG Americas Securities LLC Has $586,000 Stake in Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR)

The SG Americas Securities LLC Has $586,000 Stake in Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR)

SG Americas Securities LLC decreased its stake in Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) by 42.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 8,606 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,265 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Landstar System were worth $586,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Landstar System by 77.6% in the second quarter. Victory Capital Management…

The Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC Boosts Stake in RR Donnelley & Sons Co (RRD)

The Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC Boosts Stake in RR Donnelley & Sons Co (RRD)

Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC raised its position in RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD) by 596.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 34,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 29,800 shares during the period. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC’s holdings in RR Donnelley & Sons Co were worth $547,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co….

The Benedict Financial Advisors Inc. Has $565,000 Stake in Ingredion Incorporated (INGR)

The Benedict Financial Advisors Inc. Has $565,000 Stake in Ingredion Incorporated (INGR)

Benedict Financial Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR) by 0.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,216 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 8 shares during the period. Benedict Financial Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Ingredion were worth $565,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. ClariVest Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Ingredion during the…

The Xerox Corporation (XRX) Position Reduced by Alambic Investment Management L.P.

The Xerox Corporation (XRX) Position Reduced by Alambic Investment Management L.P.

Alambic Investment Management L.P. cut its stake in shares of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) by 16.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 54,800 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,900 shares during the period. Alambic Investment Management L.P.’s holdings in Xerox Corporation were worth $555,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in XRX. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. raised its stake in…

The Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Shares Bought by Pacer Advisors Inc.

The Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Shares Bought by Pacer Advisors Inc.

Pacer Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) by 9.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 7,587 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after buying an additional 657 shares during the period. Pacer Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals were worth $514,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in Alnylam…

The Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Stake Lowered by Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc.

The Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Stake Lowered by Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc.

Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc. reduced its position in Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) by 1.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 4,935 shares of the company’s stock after selling 65 shares during the period. Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Pepsico were worth $537,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Piershale Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Pepsico by 0.4% in the second…

The Surmodics, Inc. (SRDX) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

The Surmodics, Inc. (SRDX) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Surmodics’ concentrated consumer base with only a limited number of key customers is concerning. Also, the company faces stiff competition in the diagnostics market. We are also worried about the company’s SurVeil drug-coated balloon development program, which is still in the early stages of development. Any obstacle in development of the product would weigh heavily on the stock. Moreover, the company is…

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS) to Sell

The Zacks Investment Research Lowers Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS) to Sell

Stratasys, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Stratasys is one of the leading 3D printing solution providers. The stock price has underperformed the broader market on a year-to-date basis, primarily due to its recently reported dismal third-quarter 2016 results. Difficult market conditions and lower-than-expected performance at its MakerBot business remains a headwind. Also, Stratasys’ downbeat guidance for 2016 was much disappointing. Nonetheless, the company’s sustained focus on launching new…

The Barclays PLC Lowers Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM) Price Target to C$58.00

The Barclays PLC Lowers Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM) Price Target to C$58.00

Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (TSE:AEM) (NYSE:AEM) had its price target cut by equities researchers at Barclays PLC from C$61.00 to C$58.00 in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Barclays PLC’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 5.18% from the stock’s current price. Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on AEM. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “sector perform” rating and issued a C$90.00 price target on shares of Agnico Eagle Mines in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. TD Securities reaffirmed a “hold”…