The Axovant Sciences Ltd. (AXON) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

The Axovant Sciences Ltd. (AXON) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NYSE:AXON) have received an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven ratings firms that are covering the firm. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $22.36. Several analysts have recently weighed in on AXON shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Axovant Sciences from a…

The State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D decides to keep it stake in Entravision Communications Corp. (EVC) to the level of $15,718,000

The State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D decides to keep it stake in Entravision Communications Corp. (EVC) to the level of $15,718,000

State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D maintained its position in shares of Entravision Communications Corp. (NYSE:EVC) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,060,000 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D’s holdings in Entravision Communications Corp. were worth $15,718,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their…

The 178,317 Shares of NetApp Inc. (NTAP) are sold by Nationwide Fund Advisors

The 178,317 Shares of NetApp Inc. (NTAP) are sold by Nationwide Fund Advisors

Nationwide Fund Advisors decreased its position in shares of NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) by 29.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 434,057 shares of the data storage provider’s stock after selling 178,317 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors’ holdings in NetApp were worth $15,548,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dodge & Cox increased its position…

The Nationwide Fund Advisors Purchases Shares of 357,033 GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

The Nationwide Fund Advisors Purchases Shares of 357,033 GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK)

Nationwide Fund Advisors acquired a new position in shares of GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE:GSK) during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 357,033 shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,399,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of GlaxoSmithKline PLC by 29.8% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 20,701,378 shares of the pharmaceutical company’s stock worth…

The Boston Partners invests in Century Communities Inc. (CCS) Shares

The Boston Partners invests in Century Communities Inc. (CCS) Shares

Boston Partners increased its position in shares of Century Communities Inc. (NYSE:CCS) by 17.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 723,109 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 107,608 shares during the period. Boston Partners’ holdings in Century Communities were worth $15,554,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of CCS. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in Century Communities by 2.4% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns…

The BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Acquires 1,187 Shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN)

The BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Acquires 1,187 Shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN)

BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd raised its position in shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN) by 1.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 103,210 shares of the casino operator’s stock after buying an additional 1,187 shares during the period. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd’s holdings in Wynn Resorts were worth $10,055,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in WYNN. TLP Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares…

The FY2017 Earnings Estimate for TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. Issued By SunTrust Banks (AMTD)

The FY2017 Earnings Estimate for TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. Issued By SunTrust Banks (AMTD)

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks boosted their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. SunTrust Banks analyst D. Mewhirter now expects that the brokerage will post earnings of $1.70 per share for the year, up from their previous forecast of $1.64. SunTrust Banks has a “Buy” rating and a $42.00 price objective on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.39…

The Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of ($0.06) Per Share (ANF)

The Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of ($0.06) Per Share (ANF)

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) – Research analysts at KeyCorp decreased their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in a report issued on Sunday. KeyCorp analyst J. Schmidt now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of ($0.06) for the year, down from their previous forecast of $0.04. KeyCorp has a “Overweight” rating and a $25.00 price target on the stock. KeyCorp also issued estimates for Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.62) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at ($0.19) EPS, Q3 2018…

The BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Purchases 24,165 Shares of FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI)

The BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Purchases 24,165 Shares of FMC Technologies Inc. (FTI)

BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd increased its position in shares of FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE:FTI) by 7.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 331,823 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 24,165 shares during the period. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd’s holdings in FMC Technologies were worth $9,845,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FTI. Strs Ohio increased its position in FMC Technologies by 21.6% in the…

The BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Reduces Position in SEI Investments Co. (SEIC)

The BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd Reduces Position in SEI Investments Co. (SEIC)

BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd cut its stake in shares of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) by 0.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 214,011 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,324 shares during the period. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd’s holdings in SEI Investments were worth $9,761,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Confluence Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of SEI Investments by 7.6% in the second quarter. Confluence Investment…

The Boston Partners reaches $14,119,000 position of MDC Partners Inc. (MDCA)

The Boston Partners reaches $14,119,000 position  of MDC Partners Inc. (MDCA)

Boston Partners raised its stake in shares of MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:MDCA) by 167.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,317,040 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 823,870 shares during the period. Boston Partners’ holdings in MDC Partners were worth $14,119,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. raised its position in shares of MDC Partners by 9.3% in the second quarter….

The Gateway Investment Advisers LLC lowers its Position in Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX)

The Gateway Investment Advisers LLC lowers its Position in Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX)

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC reduced its stake in shares of Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) by 23.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 166,934 shares of the company’s stock after selling 51,446 shares during the period. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Quest Diagnostics were worth $14,128,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Financial Architects Inc increased its stake in shares of Quest Diagnostics…

The 4,574 Shares of United Technologies Corp. (UTX) are sold by Martin Investment Management LLC

The 4,574 Shares of United Technologies Corp. (UTX) are sold by Martin Investment Management LLC

Martin Investment Management LLC decreased its stake in shares of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) by 3.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 143,869 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,574 shares during the period. United Technologies Corp. comprises about 2.4% of Martin Investment Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 25th largest position. Martin Investment Management LLC’s holdings in United Technologies Corp. were worth $14,617,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A…

The 507 Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC (WLTW) are sold by Rhumbline Advisers

The 507 Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC (WLTW) are sold by Rhumbline Advisers

Rhumbline Advisers reduced its stake in Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) by 0.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 98,502 shares of the company’s stock after selling 507 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in Willis Towers Watson PLC were worth $13,078,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in WLTW. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC by 53.1% in the second…

The Prudential Financial Inc. reaches $13,281,000 position of Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG)

The Prudential Financial Inc. reaches $13,281,000 position  of Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG)

Prudential Financial Inc. cut its stake in shares of Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG) by 0.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 252,531 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,267 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc.’s holdings in Harley-Davidson were worth $13,281,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA boosted…

The 15,810 Shares of United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) are sold by Boston Partners

The 15,810 Shares of United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) are sold by Boston Partners

Boston Partners reduced its position in United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) by 2.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 615,729 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 15,810 shares during the period. Boston Partners’ holdings in United Community Banks were worth $12,943,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of UCBI. Engineers Gate Manager LP boosted its stake in shares of United Community Banks by 63.9%…

The Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Signature Bank’s FY2018 Earnings (SBNY)

The Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Signature Bank’s FY2018 Earnings (SBNY)

Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) – FBR & Co issued their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Signature Bank in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. FBR & Co analyst B. Ramsey anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $10.25 for the year. FBR & Co has a “Outperform” rating and a $140.00 price objective on the stock. A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on SBNY. Barclays PLC raised shares of Signature Bank from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating…

The Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Stake Increased by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

The Nice Systems Ltd. (NICE) Stake Increased by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its position in shares of Nice Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) by 848.7% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 109,547 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 98,000 shares during the period. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s holdings in Nice Systems were worth $7,333,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of NICE. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Nice Systems during the…

The BB&T Securities LLC Reduces Stake in Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC)

The BB&T Securities LLC Reduces Stake in Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC)

BB&T Securities LLC reduced its position in shares of Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) by 4.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 75,255 shares of the railroad operator’s stock after selling 3,426 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in Norfolk Southern Corp. were worth $7,304,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of NSC. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in…

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Maintains Stake in PDL BioPharma Inc. (PDLI)

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Maintains Stake in PDL BioPharma Inc. (PDLI)

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board held its stake in PDL BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:PDLI) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 2,132,600 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s holdings in PDL BioPharma were worth $7,144,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC purchased a new position in PDL BioPharma during the second quarter worth…