The Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

The Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Ardelyx, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It discovers, develops and commercializes small molecule therapeutics that work in the gastrointestinal tract to treat cardio-renal, GI and metabolic diseases. The Company’s lead product candidate is Tenapanor which is in three ongoing Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of patients with ESRD-HD and chronic kidney disease, as well as for constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Ardelyx,…

The Moffett Nathanson Downgrades T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) to Neutral

The Moffett Nathanson Downgrades T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) to Neutral

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) was downgraded by equities researchers at Moffett Nathanson from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Tuesday. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Nomura raised their price objective on shares of T-Mobile US from $44.00 to $46.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 25th. FBR & Co raised their price objective on shares of T-Mobile US from $48.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock a “mkt…

The Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) Rating Increased to Buy at Bank of America Corporation

The Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) Rating Increased to Buy at Bank of America Corporation

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $175.00 target price on the life sciences company’s stock, up from their prior target price of $145.00. Bank of America Corporation’s price objective points to a potential upside of 7.79% from the company’s current price. ILMN has been the topic of a number of other research reports. First Analysis lowered Illumina from an “equal weight”…

The Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA) Stock Rating Lowered by Bank of America Corporation

The Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (HA) Stock Rating Lowered by Bank of America Corporation

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) was downgraded by research analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. Several other equities research analysts also recently commented on HA. Imperial Capital upped their target price on shares of Hawaiian Holdings from $66.00 to $70.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, December 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Hawaiian Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $62.00 price…

The Air Methods Corporation (AIRM) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

The Air Methods Corporation (AIRM) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Air Methods Corporation provides air medical emergency transport services and systems throughout North America. The Air Medical Service Division offers their clients helicopters and airplanes equipped with medical interiors for flights from the scene of an accident or general hospital to a trauma center. The Products Division designs, manufactures, and installs aircraft medical interiors and other aerospace products. “ Separately, Stephens set…

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for Fifth Third Bancorp Boosted by Analyst (FITB)

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for Fifth Third Bancorp Boosted by Analyst (FITB)

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group lifted their FY2017 EPS estimates for Fifth Third Bancorp in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst K. Usdin now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.75 for the year, up from their previous estimate of $1.70. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Fifth Third Bancorp’s FY2018 earnings at $1.95 EPS. A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed…

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX) Cut by KeyCorp

The FY2017 EPS Estimates for Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX) Cut by KeyCorp

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) – KeyCorp dropped their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) in a note issued to investors on Sunday. KeyCorp analyst S. Barger now forecasts that the firm will earn $3.84 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $3.97. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The)’s FY2018 earnings at $2.77 EPS. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $43.00 target price…

The ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (SERV) Position Boosted by California State Teachers Retirement System

The ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (SERV) Position Boosted by California State Teachers Retirement System

California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) by 0.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 289,191 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,400 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in ServiceMaster Global Holdings were worth $9,740,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Checchi Capital Advisers…

The Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

The Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. The brokerage presently has a $18.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price target indicates a potential upside of 15.76% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. is a publicly traded real estate investment trust focused primarily on owning premium-branded, select-service hotels in the upscale and upper midscale segments…

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (IPG) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (IPG) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:IPG) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Monday. According to Zacks, “Interpublic is a part of the communications industry, which is highly competitive in nature. The company outperformed the Zacks categorized Advertising and Marketing industry in the last three months. Its numerous technological collaborations across agencies and continued investments in new businesses are likely to boost its growth trajectory. The company’s stringent cost-control measures, impressive talent pool and strong liquidity…

The Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

The Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Monday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $41.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Over the one month, Hormel Foods’ shares have outperformed the Zacks Categorized Food-Meat Products industry. Higher sales from Grocery Products, Jennie-O Turkey and Refrigerated Foods segments are expected to boost the company’s near term revenues. While, increased revenues and lower input costs would likely widen profitability going forward. Moreover, meaningful…

The National Securities Lowers Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD) to Sell

The National Securities Lowers Gladstone Capital Corporation (GLAD) to Sell

National Securities cut shares of Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) from a neutral rating to a sell rating in a research note released on Monday. The firm currently has $8.00 price target on the investment management company’s stock. “• At a 10% premium to NAV/share, GLAD shares have become significantly overvalued • The company has previously issued shares at discounts to NAV/share, which we regard as imprudent capital management activities • Energy remains 11.51% of the portfolio at amortized cost which contributes towards Gladstone having a highly cyclical portfolio that warrants…

The Q4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX) Issued By KeyCorp

The Q4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (GBX) Issued By KeyCorp

Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GBX) – KeyCorp reduced their Q4 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Sunday. KeyCorp analyst S. Barger now forecasts that the firm will earn $1.07 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $1.11. A number of other research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Vetr cut Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $35.84 price target on the…

The Numis Securities Ltd Lowers Lancashire Holdings Limited (LRE) to Hold

The Numis Securities Ltd Lowers Lancashire Holdings Limited (LRE) to Hold

Numis Securities Ltd downgraded shares of Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday morning. They currently have GBX 735 ($8.94) price objective on the stock, up from their prior price objective of GBX 720 ($8.76). A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on LRE. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 545 ($6.63) price target on shares of Lancashire Holdings Limited in a report on Monday, September 12th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a…

The Low & Bonar plc (LWB) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

The Low & Bonar plc (LWB) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt

Peel Hunt reiterated their buy rating on shares of Low & Bonar plc (LON:LWB) in a report published on Monday. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 90 ($1.09) target price on the stock. Separately, N+1 Singer reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 81 ($0.99) price objective on shares of Low & Bonar plc in a report on Thursday, November 3rd. Shares of Low & Bonar plc (LON:LWB) remained flat at GBX 67.50 on Monday. 180,289 shares of the stock were exchanged. Low & Bonar plc has a 52…

The Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Mattioli Woods plc (MTW)

The Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms “Hold” Rating for Mattioli Woods plc (MTW)

Canaccord Genuity reiterated their hold rating on shares of Mattioli Woods plc (LON:MTW) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. They currently have a GBX 735 ($8.94) target price on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Shore Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Mattioli Woods plc in a research report on Monday. FinnCap reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 800 ($9.73) price target on shares of Mattioli Woods plc in a report on Monday. Finally, N+1 Singer…

The HCP, Inc. (HCP) Position Increased by Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank

The HCP, Inc. (HCP) Position Increased by Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in shares of HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) by 175.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 250,801 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 159,796 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank’s holdings in HCP were worth $9,518,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Genesee Valley Trust Co. increased its position in shares…

The CSRA Inc. (CSRA) Position Raised by California State Teachers Retirement System

The CSRA Inc. (CSRA) Position Raised by California State Teachers Retirement System

California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA) by 0.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 348,783 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,900 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in CSRA were worth $9,382,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in CSRA. William Blair Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of CSRA by 26.1%…

The Taubman Centers, Inc. (TCO) Stake Boosted by California State Teachers Retirement System

The Taubman Centers, Inc. (TCO) Stake Boosted by California State Teachers Retirement System

California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE:TCO) by 0.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 126,576 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in Taubman Centers were worth $9,419,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to…

The Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Shares Sold by Bank of The West

The Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Shares Sold by Bank of The West

Bank of The West decreased its stake in shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 13.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 140,374 shares of the cable giant’s stock after selling 21,749 shares during the period. Comcast Corporation makes up approximately 1.3% of Bank of The West’s holdings, making the stock its 15th largest position. Bank of The West’s holdings in Comcast Corporation were worth $9,313,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in…