The Dignity Plc’s (DTY) Buy Rating Reiterated at Berenberg Bank

The Dignity Plc’s (DTY) Buy Rating Reiterated at Berenberg Bank

Berenberg Bank restated their buy rating on shares of Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) in a research note published on Thursday. Berenberg Bank currently has a GBX 2,825 ($34.08) price objective on the stock. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on DTY. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a hold rating and set a GBX 2,400 ($28.95) target price on shares of Dignity Plc in a research note on Monday, November 7th. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Dignity Plc in a research note on Tuesday, November…

The Volution Group PLC (FAN) Earns Buy Rating from Berenberg Bank

The Volution Group PLC (FAN) Earns Buy Rating from Berenberg Bank

Berenberg Bank restated their buy rating on shares of Volution Group PLC (LON:FAN) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 215 ($2.59) price target on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on FAN. Liberum Capital restated a buy rating and set a GBX 206 ($2.49) price target on shares of Volution Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, January 12th. Canaccord Genuity restated a buy rating and set a GBX 205 ($2.47) price target…

The Stevens Capital Management LP Buys Shares of 52,106 Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

The Stevens Capital Management LP Buys Shares of 52,106 Amgen Inc. (AMGN)

Stevens Capital Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 52,106 shares of the medical research company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,692,000. Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. New York Life Trust Co. increased its stake in shares of Amgen by 54.8% in the third quarter. New York Life Trust Co. now owns 624 shares of the medical research company’s…

The SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (SEDG) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

The SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (SEDG) Raised to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SEDG) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. provides inverter solution. The company’s SolarEdge system offers power optimizers, inverters and a cloud-based monitoring platform. It serves residential solar installations to commercial and small utility-scale solar installations. SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Hod Hasharon, Israel. “ Several other research firms have also recently commented on SEDG. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) cut shares of SolarEdge Technologies from…

The Red Rock Resorts, Inc. (RRR) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The Red Rock Resorts, Inc. (RRR) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Red Rock Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:RRR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Red Rock Resorts manage and own an indirect equity interest in Station Casinos LLC. Station is the provider of gaming and entertainment primarily in Las Vegas, Nevada. Red Rock Resorts is based in LAS VEGAS, United States. “ A number of other analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) initiated coverage on Red…

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (PNC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (PNC) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:PNC) posted its earnings results on Friday. The company reported $1.97 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.85 by $0.12. The firm had revenue of $3.83 billion for the quarter. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) had a return on equity of 8.96% and a net margin of 23.90%. The business’s revenue was down .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.87 earnings per share. Shares of PNC…

The Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

The Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.34-1.39 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.39. Aqua America also updated its FY16 guidance to $1.30-1.35 EPS. Several research firms recently commented on WTR. Zacks Investment Research lowered Aqua America from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, January 11th. Robert W. Baird began coverage on Aqua America in a report on Friday, October 14th. They set…

The AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (APFH) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance

The AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (APFH) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance

AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:APFH) issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.51-0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.52. The company issued revenue guidance of $408-411 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $409.43 million. AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:APFH) opened at 28.03 on Tuesday. AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc has a 12 month low of $22.99 and a 12 month high of $29.86. The company’s 50-day moving average is…

The Comerica Incorporated (CMA) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

The Comerica Incorporated (CMA) Announces Quarterly  Earnings Results

Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) released its earnings results on Tuesday. The financial services provider reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.05. Comerica had a return on equity of 6.36% and a net margin of 14.97%. The firm earned $722 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $728.90 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.71 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. Comerica (NYSE:CMA) opened at 69.92 on Tuesday. Comerica…

The Progress Software Corporation (PRGS) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS

The Progress Software Corporation (PRGS) Posts  Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS

Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ:PRGS) posted its earnings results on Monday. The company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $118 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $123.51 million. Progress Software Corporation had a return on equity of 12.08% and a net margin of 2.15%. Progress Software Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.53 earnings per…

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Vectrus, Inc. (VEC) to Hold

The Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Vectrus, Inc. (VEC) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE:VEC) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Vectrus, Inc. engages in providing infrastructure asset management, logistics and supply chain management, and information technology and network communication services. Its services include operations, maintenance, management, engineering and sustainment for physical assets including a wide variety of facilities, information technology, network and communication systems, vehicles and equipment. The Company serves U.S. government customers worldwide. Vectrus, Inc. is based in United States. “ VEC has…

The Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at Vetr Inc.

The Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) Raised to “Strong-Buy” at Vetr Inc.

Vetr upgraded shares of Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Thursday morning. The firm currently has $48.41 price objective on the stock. MNST has been the topic of a number of other reports. Cowen and Company restated an outperform rating and issued a $52.00 price target (down from $54.00) on shares of Monster Beverage Corporation in a research report on Thursday, December 8th. Stifel Nicolaus cut their price objective on shares of Monster Beverage Corporation from $61.67 to…

The Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) Position Raised by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL

The Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) Position Raised by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL increased its position in Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) by 37.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 155,600 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after buying an additional 42,400 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL’s holdings in Lowe’s Companies were worth $11,236,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. North Star Investment Management Corp. boosted its position…

The Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) Position Increased by Hsbc Holdings PLC

The Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK) Position Increased by Hsbc Holdings PLC

Hsbc Holdings PLC increased its stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK) by 61.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 428,749 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 162,691 shares during the period. Hsbc Holdings PLC’s holdings in Discovery Communications were worth $11,273,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of DISCK. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Discovery Communications by 7.3% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now…

The Two Harbors Investments Corp (TWO) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

The Two Harbors Investments Corp (TWO) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp (NYSE:TWO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Two Harbors Investment Corp is a Real Estate Investment Trust that focuses on investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities and mortgage loans. Its objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns to investors through dividends and capital appreciation. Two Harbors intends to acquire and manage a portfolio of mortgage-backed securities, focusing on security selection and the relative value of various sectors within…

The Danaher Corporation (DHR) Downgraded by Vetr Inc.

The Danaher Corporation (DHR) Downgraded by Vetr Inc.

Vetr cut shares of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has $89.84 target price on the stock. DHR has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Danaher Corporation from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 14th. RBC Capital Markets set a $86.00 target price on shares of Danaher Corporation and gave the company a hold rating in a research note…

The Peregrine Capital Management LLC Invests $10,869,000 in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMN)

The Peregrine Capital Management LLC Invests $10,869,000 in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMN)

Peregrine Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 296,558 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,869,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in shares of Horace Mann Educators Corporation by 162.8% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 3,656 shares of the company’s stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional…

The Emerald Acquisition Ltd. Has $10,749,000 Stake in Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

The Emerald Acquisition Ltd. Has $10,749,000 Stake in Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. boosted its stake in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) by 22.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 110,342 shares of the casino operator’s stock after buying an additional 20,575 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in Wynn Resorts, Limited were worth $10,749,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of WYNN. Mizuho Asset Management…

The Emerald Acquisition Ltd. Has $10,989,000 Position in Watsco, Inc. (WSO)

The Emerald Acquisition Ltd. Has $10,989,000 Position in Watsco, Inc. (WSO)

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. reduced its position in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) by 14.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 78,019 shares of the company’s stock after selling 13,703 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in Watsco were worth $10,989,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Watsco by 0.7%…

The Peregrine Capital Management LLC Purchases New Stake in Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (SPWH)

The Peregrine Capital Management LLC Purchases New Stake in Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (SPWH)

Peregrine Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPWH) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 1,015,864 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,687,000. Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Franklin Resources Inc. increased its stake in Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings by 8.9% in the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 3,614,568 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,134,000 after buying an additional 294,500 shares in the last quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC purchased…