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SharpSpring, Inc. (SHSP) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

SharpSpring, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHSP) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “SharpSpring, Inc. provide cloud-based marketing and email software solutions consists of marketing automation to scalable transactional email, email marketing and mobile marketing services. The company’s product lines include SharpSpring, SMTP and GraphicMail. SharpSpring, Inc., formerly known as SMTP Inc., is based in Gainesville, United... 
 

RadNet, Inc. (RDNT) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

RadNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDNT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “RadNet, Inc., is a national market leader providing high-quality, cost-effective diagnostic imaging services through a network of fully-owned and operated outpatient imaging centers. RadNet offers to its patients and referring physicians the full spectrum of diagnostic imaging exams, including PET/CT, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography, Ultrasound and... 
 

Wells Fargo & Company Initiates Coverage on Qualys, Inc. (QLYS)

Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on shares of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. DA Davidson raised Qualys from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $36.00 to $47.00 in a research note on Monday, October 17th. Wunderlich raised Qualys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and... 
 

Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCB) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Liberty Media Corporation owns a broad range of electronic retailing, media, communications and entertainment businesses and investments. Its businesses include some of the world’s most recognized and respected brands and companies, including QVC, Encore, Starz, IAC/InterActiveCorp, Expedia and News... 
 

Barclays PLC Lowers Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NORD) to Equal Weight

Barclays PLC cut shares of Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NYSE:NORD) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning. The firm currently has $24.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $22.00. NORD has been the topic of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Nord Anglia Education from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. Credit Suisse Group set a $25.00 price target on shares of Nord Anglia Education and... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Multi-Color Corporation (LABL) to Hold

Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Multi-Color is one of the largest producers of printed labels for branded consumer products in the United States. Labels printed by the Company appear principally on mass-marketed products for which label appearance is a significant element of product marketing and merchandising. Multi-Color produces labels for a variety of... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Rentech, Inc. (RTK) to “Hold”

Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Rentech, Inc. has developed and own a proprietary and patented gas-to-liquids process that converts carbon bearing gases, liquids and solids into valuable liquid hydrocarbon products. The technology works with various feedstocks, including natural gas and industrial off-gas, heavy crude oil and refinery byproducts, and coal and petroleum coke, among other... 
 

DNB ASA NOK10 (DNBHF) Downgraded by Berenberg Bank to Hold

DNB ASA NOK10 (NASDAQ:DNBHF) was downgraded by investment analysts at Berenberg Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Friday. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co upgraded DNB ASA NOK10 from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 7th. Jefferies Group upgraded DNB ASA NOK10 from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating in a research... 
 

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (HOV) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest homebuilders. The Company’s homes are marketed and sold under the trade names K. Hovnanian Homes, Matzel & Mumford, Brighton Homes, Parkwood Builders, Town & Country Homes, Oster Homes and CraftBuilt Homes. The Company has operations in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois,... 
 

ING Group, N.V. (ING) Downgraded to “Hold” at Societe Generale

ING Group, N.V. (NYSE:ING) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Societe Generale from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Friday. Several other research analysts have also issued reports on ING. Royal Bank Of Canada upgraded shares of ING Group, N.V. from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, September 23rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of ING Group, N.V. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating... 
 

CRH Medical Corp (CRHM) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

CRH Medical Corp (NASDAQ:CRHM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “CRH Medical Corporation offers products and services to physicians for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases primarily in the United States. The company provides the CRH O’Regan System, a single use, disposable and hemorrhoid banding technology for treating hemorrhoid grades I – IV. It distributes the CRH O’Regan System, treatment... 
 

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM) (TSE:CM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $94.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 11.35% from the stock’s current price. According to Zacks, “CIBC is a leading North American financial institution that offers a full range of products and services... 
 

Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (HR) Shares Bought by Strs Ohio

Strs Ohio increased its position in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR) by 8.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 207,899 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 16,015 shares during the period. Strs Ohio owned about 0.18% of Healthcare Realty Trust worth $7,081,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.... 
 

NetEase, Inc. (NTES) Stake Lowered by Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD reduced its position in NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) by 13.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 29,426 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,400 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD’s holdings in NetEase were worth $7,085,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. World Asset Management Inc increased its stake in NetEase by 8.5% in the third quarter.... 
 

Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Tuesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $75.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh, JLG, Pierce,... 
 

Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (ONCE) Downgraded by Vetr Inc.

Vetr cut shares of Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Tuesday morning. Vetr currently has $62.50 price objective on the stock. Several other research firms also recently commented on ONCE. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Spark Therapeutics from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $60.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, January 5th. Jefferies Group restated a hold rating and set a $47.00 price objective on shares of Spark Therapeutics in a report on Tuesday,... 
 

Coach, Inc. (COH) Upgraded at Vetr Inc.

Vetr upgraded shares of Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report issued on Monday. Vetr currently has $39.45 price objective on the luxury accessories retailer’s stock. COH has been the subject of several other reports. Guggenheim assumed coverage on Coach in a report on Friday, September 30th. They set a buy rating and a $50.00 price objective for the company. assumed coverage on Coach in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. They set a buy rating and a $45.00 price objective for the company. Piper Jaffray... 
 

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Tuesday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $49.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Public Service Enterprise’s consistent capital investment plans backed by a stable liquidity position have the potential to boost its performance going ahead. The company boasts a solid portfolio of regulated and non-regulated utility assets that offer stable... 
 

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) Position Boosted by Strs Ohio

Strs Ohio raised its stake in shares of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) by 15.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 91,994 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 12,119 shares during the period. Strs Ohio owned approximately 0.05% of Check Point Software Technologies worth $7,139,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Capital Fund Management S.A. acquired a new position in shares of... 
 

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) Stake Cut by Strs Ohio

Strs Ohio lowered its position in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) by 57.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 112,212 shares of the company’s stock after selling 151,186 shares during the period. Strs Ohio owned approximately 0.08% of Tractor Supply Company worth $7,557,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in TSCO. Alliancebernstein L.P.... 
 

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) Stake Increased by Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD boosted its position in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) by 69.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 118,757 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 48,752 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD’s holdings in Analog Devices were worth $7,653,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ADI. HL Financial Services LLC boosted... 
 

Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. (PGEM) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PGEM) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Ply Gem Holdings Inc. is engaged in manufacturing and selling exterior building products primarily in the United States and Canada. Its business segment consists of: Siding, Fencing, and Stone and Windows and Doors. The Company offers vinyl siding, designer accents, cellular PVC trim, vinyl fencing, vinyl and composite railing,... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) to Sell

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE:FBHS) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc provides home and security products in the United States. It manufactures custom, semi-custom, and stock cabinetry for the kitchen, bath, and other parts. The Company is also engaged in manufacturing and selling fiberglass and steel entry door systems, vinyl-framed windows and patio doors and urethane millwork... 
 

Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) Research Coverage Started at Wunderlich

Analysts at Wunderlich assumed coverage on shares of Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) in a research report issued on Friday. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $24.00 price target on the stock. Wunderlich’s target price suggests a potential upside of 21.33% from the stock’s current price. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company. DA Davidson reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of Flowers Foods in a research report on Thursday, November 10th. BMO Capital Markets... 
 

TESARO, Inc. (TSRO) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Equities researchers at Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of TESARO, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO) in a research note issued on Friday. The firm set an “overweight” rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on TSRO. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 price objective on shares of TESARO in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $127.00 price objective on shares of... 
 

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) Given Market Perform Rating at BMO Capital Markets

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at BMO Capital Markets in a report released on Friday. They currently have a $75.00 price target on the oil and gas development company’s stock. BMO Capital Markets’ target price points to a potential upside of 4.91% from the company’s current price. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the stock. RBC Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Anadarko Petroleum... 
 

BMO Capital Markets Upgrades Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) to Outperform

Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) was upgraded by stock analysts at BMO Capital Markets from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $50.00 target price on the oil and gas development company’s stock, up from their previous target price of $45.00. BMO Capital Markets’ target price would indicate a potential upside of 34.48% from the company’s current price. A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on NBL.... 
 

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (MMP) Stock Rating Lowered by Wells Fargo & Company

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:MMP) was downgraded by Wells Fargo & Company from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. A number of other brokerages have also recently commented on MMP. Ladenburg Thalmann started coverage on Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. in a report on Monday, December 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $80.00 target price for the company. Deutsche Bank AG started coverage on Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. in a report... 
 

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (MMP) Upgraded at Vetr Inc.

Vetr upgraded shares of Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:MMP) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note published on Tuesday. The firm currently has $78.61 price target on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Ladenburg Thalmann began coverage on Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. in a research note on Monday, December 19th. They set a buy rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG began coverage on Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. in a research note... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Cancer Genetics, Inc. (CGIX) to Strong-Buy

Cancer Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CGIX) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. The firm presently has a $2.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price target points to a potential upside of 17.65% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Cancer Genetics, Inc. operates as a diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary genomic tests... 
 

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Control4 Corporation (CTRL) to Hold

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Control4 Corporation is engaged in providing automation and control solutions for the connected home. The Company offers home operating system that interacts with various music, video, lighting, temperature, security, and communications. It also provides 4Sight subscription services, which allow consumers to control and monitor their homes remotely from their... 
 

Strs Ohio Has $6,564,000 Position in Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

Strs Ohio reduced its position in shares of Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) by 0.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 665,120 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,849 shares during the period. Strs Ohio owned 0.05% of Regions Financial Corporation worth $6,564,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new stake in Regions Financial Corporation... 
 

Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI Increases Position in Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD)

Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI boosted its position in shares of Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) by 0.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 50,880 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock after buying an additional 445 shares during the period. Home Depot, Inc. (The) comprises approximately 0.9% of Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 22nd largest position. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI’s... 
 

Capital Fund Management S.A. Sells 347,099 Shares of Incyte Corporation (INCY)

Capital Fund Management S.A. cut its position in Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) by 83.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 69,104 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after selling 347,099 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A.’s holdings in Incyte Corporation were worth $6,516,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of INCY. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted... 
 

PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) (PNM) Position Lowered by American International Group Inc.

American International Group Inc. reduced its position in shares of PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) (NYSE:PNM) by 0.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 197,594 shares of the company’s stock after selling 120 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. owned approximately 0.25% of PNM Resources, Inc. (Holding Co.) worth $6,465,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced... 
 

Capital Fund Management S.A. Sells 864 Shares of DST Systems, Inc. (DST)

Capital Fund Management S.A. cut its stake in shares of DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) by 1.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 60,204 shares of the company’s stock after selling 864 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A. owned 0.18% of DST Systems worth $7,099,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Cutler Group LP boosted its position in DST Systems by 227.9% in the third... 
 

Trustmark Corporation (TRMK) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Trustmark Corporation (NASDAQ:TRMK) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Trustmark Corporation is a multi-bank holding company. Its primary business activities are conducted through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Trustmark National Bank and Trustmark National Bank’s wholly-owned nonbanking subsidiaries, Trustmark Financial Services, Inc. and Trustmark Insurance Agency, Inc. Trustmark National Bank accounts... 
 

California Public Employees Retirement System Reduces Stake in Sina Corporation (SINA)

California Public Employees Retirement System decreased its stake in Sina Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) by 1.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 150,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,000 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Sina Corporation were worth $11,074,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Pacad Investment Ltd. purchased... 
 

Citigroup Inc. Reiterates “Sell” Rating for Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG)

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reissued by stock analysts at Citigroup Inc. in a report issued on Wednesday. LYG has been the topic of several other reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Lloyds Banking Group PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 21st. Barclays PLC upgraded Lloyds Banking Group PLC from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 5th.... 
 

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Renasant Corporation’s FY2017 Earnings (RNST)

Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST) – Analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their FY2017 earnings estimates for shares of Renasant Corporation in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst C. Haire now anticipates that the firm will earn $2.30 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $2.45. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $41.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Renasant Corporation’s FY2018 earnings at $2.60... 
 

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report issued on Friday. The brokerage presently has a $198.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 12.17% from the company’s current price. According to Zacks, “General Dynamics is one of the only two contractors in the world equipped to build nuclear-powered submarines. Its revenues are derived from a broad... 
 

American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) Cut to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

American Tower Corporation (REIT) (NYSE:AMT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “American Tower remains exposed to multiple headwinds. High customer concentration, foreign currency exchange rate risks, stiff competition, integration risks, rising operating expenses and a highly leveraged balance sheet are some of the near-term risks. Additionally, the company faces threats from emerging technologies like Voice over... 
 

LendingClub Corporation (LC) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research currently has $6.25 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “LendingClub Corporation provides internet financial services. The Company offers online marketplace for loan approval, pricing, servicing and support operations as well as regulatory and legal framework which connects borrowers and investors. LendingClub Corporation is headquartered... 
 

Kennametal Inc. (KMT) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The brokerage presently has a $38.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 9.95% from the company’s previous close. According to Zacks, “After the release of first-quarter fiscal 2017 results, Kennametal's shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Machine Tools & Related Products... 
 

KAR Auction Services, Inc (KAR) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KAR Auction Services, Inc (NYSE:KAR) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. According to Zacks, “KAR Auction Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a used vehicle and salvage auto auction company in North America. The company operates in three segments: ADESA, IAAI, and AFC. The ADESA segment provides whole car auctions and related services to commercial fleet operators, financial institutions, rental car companies, used vehicle... 
 

Robert W. Baird Reiterates Hold Rating for J P Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)

J P Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by analysts at Robert W. Baird in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $72.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock. Robert W. Baird’s target price would indicate a potential downside of 16.51% from the company’s current price. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares... 
 

General Electric Company (GE) Stake Reduced by WealthTrust Axiom LLC

WealthTrust Axiom LLC decreased its position in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) by 1.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 244,971 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,630 shares during the period. General Electric Company comprises approximately 2.7% of WealthTrust Axiom LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest position. WealthTrust Axiom LLC’s holdings in General Electric Company were... 
 

Euronav NV (EURN) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Euronav NV (NASDAQ:EURN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Euronav is a tanker company. It owns, operates and manages a fleet of vessels for the transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products. The company also offers ship management services. It operates primarily in Europe and Asia. Euronav is headquartered in Antwerp, Belgium. “ Other research analysts have also recently... 
 

RBC Capital Markets Initiates Coverage on Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)

Analysts at RBC Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) in a research report issued on Wednesday. The brokerage set an “outperform” rating and a $268.00 price target on the stock. RBC Capital Markets’ price target suggests a potential upside of 16.95% from the company’s current price. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Northrop Grumman Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy”... 
 

World Asset Management Inc Purchases 1,851 Shares of Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)

World Asset Management Inc boosted its position in shares of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) by 1.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 98,942 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,851 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc’s holdings in Eli Lilly and Company were worth $7,941,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in LLY. Janus Capital... 
 
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