The Brokerages Set Hershey Company (The) (HSY) Price Target at $102.60

The Brokerages Set Hershey Company (The) (HSY) Price Target at $102.60

Hershey Company (The) (NYSE:HSY) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twenty-one ratings firms that are covering the firm. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $102.93. A number of research analysts recently weighed in on HSY shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hershey Company (The) from…

The LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) Position Increased by Northern Trust Corp

The LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) Position Increased by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) by 2.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 3,914,772 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 94,319 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in LaSalle Hotel Properties were worth $93,446,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in LHO. Mizuho Asset Management Co. Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of LaSalle Hotel Properties…

The Kirby Corporation (KEX) Position Decreased by BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A.

The Kirby Corporation (KEX) Position Decreased by BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A.

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. decreased its stake in Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) by 1.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,512,036 shares of the company’s stock after selling 23,730 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A.’s holdings in Kirby Corporation were worth $93,988,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of KEX. Citigroup Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Kirby Corporation by 0.4% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns…

The Camden Property Trust (CPT) Shares Bought by Northern Trust Corp

The Camden Property Trust (CPT) Shares Bought by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) by 1.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,144,433 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 11,696 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in Camden Property Trust were worth $95,834,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. AlphaMark Advisors LLC increased its stake in Camden Property Trust by…

The Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) Receives $46.20 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

The Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) Receives $46.20 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

Shares of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seventeen research firms that are presently covering the company. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have given a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $47.13. Several brokerages recently commented on RHI. Northcoast Research downgraded shares of Robert Half International from a…

The Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation’s (BGFV) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Forward View

The Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation’s (BGFV) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Forward View

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ:BGFV)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by Forward View in a research note issued on Thursday. They presently have a $18.00 target price on the stock. Forward View’s price target suggests a potential upside of 9.76% from the stock’s current price. Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, December 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of…

The Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (ABEO) Now Covered by Jefferies Group

The Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (ABEO) Now Covered by Jefferies Group

Jefferies Group initiated coverage on shares of Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The firm issued a buy rating and a $11.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. ABEO has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Abeona Therapeutics from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 18th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a buy rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Abeona Therapeutics…

The Insider Selling: Carbonite, Inc. (CARB) SVP Sells $30,728.25 in Stock

The Insider Selling: Carbonite, Inc. (CARB) SVP Sells $30,728.25 in Stock

Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) SVP Paul S. Mellinger sold 1,951 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.75, for a total value of $30,728.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Shares of Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB) opened at 16.90 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $17.39 and a 200 day moving average price of $14.57. The firm’s market cap…

The Stephen M. Bachelder Sells 3,129 Shares of Lakeland Industries, Inc. (LAKE) Stock

The Stephen M. Bachelder Sells 3,129 Shares of Lakeland Industries, Inc. (LAKE) Stock

Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAKE) COO Stephen M. Bachelder sold 3,129 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.70, for a total transaction of $33,480.30. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 60,608 shares in the company, valued at $648,505.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Shares of Lakeland Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAKE) opened at 10.80 on Thursday. The stock has a…

The Mark Stejbach Sells 547 Shares of Alkermes PLC (ALKS) Stock

The Mark Stejbach Sells 547 Shares of Alkermes PLC (ALKS) Stock

Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS) SVP Mark Stejbach sold 547 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, January 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.27, for a total transaction of $32,967.69. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 34,662 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,089,078.74. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Mark Stejbach also recently made the following trade(s): Alkermes PLC (NASDAQ:ALKS) opened at 54.60…

The Wells Fargo & Company MN Decreases Position in Kellogg Company (K)

The Wells Fargo & Company MN Decreases Position in Kellogg Company (K)

Wells Fargo & Company MN reduced its position in Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) by 0.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,641,928 shares of the company’s stock after selling 736 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN’s holdings in Kellogg Company were worth $359,610,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of K. Spectrum Management Group Inc. increased its position in shares of…

The Tullow Oil plc’s (TLW) “Overweight” Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

The Tullow Oil plc’s (TLW) “Overweight” Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of Tullow Oil plc (LON:TLW) in a research report released on Monday morning. They currently have a GBX 365 ($4.44) price target on the stock. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price target on shares of Tullow Oil plc from GBX 240 ($2.92) to GBX 300 ($3.65) and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Monday, October 24th. Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of…

The BlackRock Fund Advisors Increases Position in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

The BlackRock Fund Advisors Increases Position in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) by 3.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 26,462,261 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 871,161 shares during the period. Philip Morris International accounts for about 0.5% of BlackRock Fund Advisors’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 23rd largest position. BlackRock Fund Advisors’ holdings in Philip Morris International were worth $2,572,661,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently…

The Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (PPSI) Given Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” by Brokerages

The Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (PPSI) Given Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” by Brokerages

Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI) has earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokers have set a 12-month consensus price target of $8.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.15 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Pioneer Power Solutions an industry rank of 199 out of 265 based on the…

The CIT Group Inc (DEL) (CIT) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

The CIT Group Inc (DEL) (CIT) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of CIT Group Inc (DEL) (NYSE:CIT) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-one ratings firms that are covering the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, thirteen have given a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $41.43. Several research firms have recently weighed in on CIT. Barclays PLC set a $43.00 target price on CIT Group…

The Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

The Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-two analysts that are covering the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation and thirteen have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $733.27. A number of analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Intuitive Surgical from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating…

The Facebook’s (FB) “Outperform” Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

The Facebook’s (FB) “Outperform” Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reissued by stock analysts at Robert W. Baird in a report released on Thursday. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and set a $160.00 price target on shares of Facebook in a research note on Wednesday, November 2nd. MKM Partners restated a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 price target on shares of Facebook in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set…

The Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

The Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Robert W. Baird in a report issued on Thursday. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Vetr upgraded shares of Alphabet from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $880.83 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 24th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $990.00 price target on shares of Alphabet in a report on Friday, October 28th. Wedbush lowered shares…

The Pivotal Research Lowers Wpp Plc (WPPGY) to Hold

The Pivotal Research Lowers Wpp Plc (WPPGY) to Hold

Wpp Plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) was downgraded by research analysts at Pivotal Research to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Wpp Plc from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 6th. Jefferies Group upgraded Wpp Plc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 8th. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on Wpp Plc in a report on Tuesday, November 22nd. They issued…

The Insider Selling: Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Director Sells $62,500.00 in Stock

The Insider Selling: Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Director Sells $62,500.00 in Stock

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) Director Suzanne M. Vautrinot sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.00, for a total transaction of $62,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) opened at 25.47 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $15.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.36 and a beta of 1.18. Symantec Corporation has a 1-year low of $16.14 and…