The Esco Technologies Inc. (ESE) Plans $0.08 Quarterly Dividend

The Esco Technologies Inc. (ESE) Plans $0.08 Quarterly Dividend

Esco Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 4th will be given a dividend of 0.08 per share on Thursday, January 19th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 30th. Esco Technologies (NYSE:ESE) traded up 2.63% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $54.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 143,441 shares. The firm has a market cap of $1.40 billion, a P/E…

The Investors Title Co. (ITIC) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.20

The Investors Title Co. (ITIC) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.20

Investors Title Co. (NASDAQ:ITIC) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 1st will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 29th. Investors Title (NASDAQ:ITIC) traded down 0.60% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $121.06. 3,049 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $228.08 million, a PE ratio of 14.03 and a beta of…

The MB Financial Inc. (MBFI) Plans $0.19 Quarterly Dividend

The MB Financial Inc. (MBFI) Plans $0.19 Quarterly Dividend

MB Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:MBFI) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.19 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 13th. Shares of MB Financial (NASDAQ:MBFI) traded up 0.33% on Wednesday, reaching $42.26. The company had a trading volume of 666,447 shares. MB Financial has a 52 week low of $27.98 and a 52 week…

The Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.05

The Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.05

Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 16th. Investors of record on Monday, November 28th will be given a dividend of 0.05 per share on Friday, December 9th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 23rd. Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) traded up 0.34% on Wednesday, hitting $74.80. The company had a trading volume of 123,780 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $68.54 and a 200-day moving average of $64.20….

The Oxford Lane Capital Corp Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.60 (OXLC)

The Oxford Lane Capital Corp Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.60 (OXLC)

Oxford Lane Capital Corp (NASDAQ:OXLC) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 16th will be given a dividend of 0.60 per share by the investment management company on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 20.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th. Oxford Lane Capital Corp (NASDAQ:OXLC) traded up 2.48% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $11.56. 277,365 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $10.33…

The Prudential Bancorp Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 (PBIP)

The Prudential Bancorp Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.03 (PBIP)

Prudential Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:PBIP) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 8th will be paid a dividend of 0.03 per share on Thursday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 6th. Shares of Prudential Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIP) traded up 0.10% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $15.50. 5,688 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $113.89 million, a…

The NetApp Inc. (NTAP) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

The NetApp Inc. (NTAP) Issues Quarterly  Earnings Results

NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The data storage provider reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.06. The company earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.36 billion. NetApp had a net margin of 5.87% and a return on equity of 15.82%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.61 earnings per share….

The Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. decides to keep it stake in Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) to the level of $360,000

The Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. decides to keep it stake in Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) to the level of $360,000

Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its stake in Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) by 0.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 34,998 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 121 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Lexington Realty Trust were worth $360,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added…

The L Brands Inc. (LB) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS

The L Brands Inc. (LB) Releases  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS

L Brands Inc. (NYSE:LB) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.02. L Brands had a net margin of 9.73% and a negative return on equity of 150.59%. The business earned $2.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.57 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.55 EPS. L Brands’s revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Shares of L Brands…

The Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. Raises its position in Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) as a favorable investment target.

The Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. Raises its position in Cousins Properties Inc. (CUZ) as a favorable investment target.

Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Cousins Properties Inc. (NYSE:CUZ) by 0.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 33,350 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 105 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Cousins Properties were worth $348,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold…

The Scotiabank Reaffirmed “Outperform” Rating for ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (PLI)

The Scotiabank Reaffirmed “Outperform” Rating for ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (PLI)

ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TSE:PLI)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Scotiabank in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They presently have a C$5.00 price objective on the stock. Scotiabank’s target price suggests a potential upside of 81.82% from the company’s current price. Several other analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. CIBC dropped their price target on ProMetic Life Sciences from C$5.00 to C$4.85 in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Bloom Burton reissued a “hold” rating on shares of ProMetic…

The CNH Industrial NV (CNHI) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

The CNH Industrial NV (CNHI) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of CNH Industrial NV (NASDAQ:CNHI) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are covering the firm. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $6.37. A number of research analysts recently commented on CNHI shares. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their target price on CNH Industrial…

The Q4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Advance Auto Parts Inc. Issued By Jefferies Group (AAP)

The Q4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Advance Auto Parts Inc. Issued By Jefferies Group (AAP)

Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE:AAP) – Research analysts at Jefferies Group cut their Q4 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Advance Auto Parts in a research report issued on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Jordan now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $1.22 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $1.23. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $150.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Advance Auto Parts’ Q1 2018 earnings at $2.87 EPS,…

The Clorox’s (CLX) Market Perform Rating Reaffirm at Wells Fargo & Co.

The Clorox’s (CLX) Market Perform Rating Reaffirm at Wells Fargo & Co.

Wells Fargo & Co. restated their market perform rating on shares of Clorox Co. (NYSE:CLX) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Jefferies Group restated a hold rating on shares of Clorox in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. B. Riley restated a neutral rating and set a $109.00 price objective on shares of Clorox in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Clorox from a hold rating to…

The Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA) Now Covered by Analysts at Aegis

The Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (AKBA) Now Covered by Analysts at Aegis

Aegis began coverage on shares of Akebia Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA) in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The firm issued a buy rating and a $18.00 target price on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. HC Wainwright restated a buy rating on shares of Akebia Therapeutics in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Brean Capital initiated coverage on Akebia Therapeutics in a research report on Thursday, September 29th. They set a buy rating and a $18.00 price target on…

The The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) Decreased to Hold at Maxim Group

The The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) Decreased to Hold at Maxim Group

Maxim Group lowered shares of The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (NASDAQ:CAKE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning. Maxim Group currently has $59.00 target price on the stock. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of The Cheesecake Factory from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of The Cheesecake Factory from a buy rating to a sell rating and decreased their price…

The Compugen’s (CGEN) “Buy” Rating Reaffirm at FBR & Co

The Compugen’s (CGEN) “Buy” Rating Reaffirm at FBR & Co

FBR & Co restated their buy rating on shares of Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN) in a report released on Tuesday morning. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Compugen from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Compugen has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $10.40. Compugen (NASDAQ:CGEN) traded down 0.75% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $6.65….

The Fortinet Inc. (FTNT) Upgrade to “Overweight” by Morgan Stanley

The Fortinet Inc. (FTNT) Upgrade to “Overweight” by Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Fortinet Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. They currently have $39.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $33.00. Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Fortinet from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Citigroup Inc. cut their price target on Fortinet from $37.00 to $35.00 and…

The JetBlue Airways Corp. (JBLU) Lowered by Vetr Inc. to Buy

The JetBlue Airways Corp. (JBLU) Lowered by Vetr Inc. to Buy

Vetr downgraded shares of JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Tuesday. They currently have $21.92 target price on the stock. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Imperial Capital increased their price objective on JetBlue Airways Corp. from $21.00 to $23.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Friday, October 28th. Zacks Investment Research lowered JetBlue Airways Corp. from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note…