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FY2016 EPS Estimates for Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC) Lifted by Analyst

Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ:BMRC) – DA Davidson raised their FY2016 earnings per share estimates for Bank of Marin Bancorp in a research report issued on Monday, according to Zacks Investment Research. DA Davidson analyst J. Rulis now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $3.40 per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of $3.30. The consensus estimate for Bank of Marin Bancorp’s FY2016 earnings is $3.28 per share. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Bank of Marin Bancorp from a “hold”... 
 

KeyBanc Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) – Equities research analysts at KeyBanc increased their Q3 2016 EPS estimates for shares of Brandywine Realty Trust in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks Investment Research reports. KeyBanc analyst C. Mailman now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $0.33 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.32. The consensus estimate for Brandywine Realty Trust’s Q3 2016 earnings is $0.33 per share. KeyBanc also issued estimates for Brandywine Realty Trust’s Q4 2016 earnings... 
 

BIOLASE Inc (BIOL) to Release Earnings on Thursday

BIOLASE Inc (NASDAQ:BIOL) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. Analysts expect BIOLASE to post earnings of ($0.03) per share for the quarter. BIOLASE (NASDAQ:BIOL) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, March 9th. The medical technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.09) by $0.07. The business earned $14.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.90 million. On average, analysts expect BIOLASE... 
 

Baxalta Inc (BXLT) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Baxalta Inc (NASDAQ:BXLT) will be announcing its Q116 earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, April 28th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.46 per share and revenue of $1.47 billion for the quarter. Baxalta has set its Q1 guidance at $0.44-0.46 EPS. Baxalta (NASDAQ:BXLT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 16th. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.80 billion for the quarter, compared... 
 

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd (BCRH) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:BCRH) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, April 28th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.52 per share for the quarter. Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings (NASDAQ:BCRH) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 3rd. The company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.14. The firm earned $9.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of... 
 

Bottomline Technologies (EPAY) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) will post its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. Analysts expect Bottomline Technologies to post earnings of $0.38 per share for the quarter. Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) last released its earnings results on Thursday, January 28th. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.03. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. The company had revenue of $86 million for the quarter,... 
 

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of ~$0.90 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.88, Market Beat reports. Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Northland Securities assumed coverage on shares of Euronet Worldwide in a research note on Wednesday, January 20th. They issued an outperform rating and a $91.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Euronet... 
 

Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. (BMTC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:BMTC) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, April 28th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.47 per share for the quarter. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, January 25th. In other Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. news, CFO Michael W. Harrington purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on... 
 

Sandridge Mississippian Trust I (NYSE:SDT) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Sandridge Mississippian Trust I (NYSE:SDT) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Zacks has also assigned Sandridge Mississippian Trust I an industry rank of 17 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sandridge Mississippian Trust I from a “hold” rating to a “sell”... 
 

HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) Receives Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) has been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Zacks has also assigned HFF an industry rank of 170 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. An institutional investor recently bought a new position in HFF stock. Albert D. Mason purchased a new stake in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) during the fourth quarter, according to its most... 
 

First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts

Shares of First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ) have been given an average broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the four brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation, two have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. First Business Financial Services’ rating score has improved by 20% from three months ago as a result of a number of analysts’ upgrades and downgrades. Brokerages... 
 

Zacks: VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of VOC Energy Trust (NYSE:VOC) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Zacks has also given VOC Energy Trust an industry rank of 105 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of VOC Energy Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday,... 
 

Zacks: Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) have received a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Analysts have set a 1-year consensus price objective of $39.00 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.28) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Viad Corp... 
 

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NASDAQ:TEVA) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Monday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. According to Zacks, “Although Teva’s fourth quarter 2015 earnings were in-line with expectations with revenues surpassing estimates, headwinds remain in the form of generic competition for Copaxone as well as new competition for branded products. Meanwhile, the generics segment could be under pressure in the... 
 

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA) Rating Reiterated by Leerink Swann

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NASDAQ:TEVA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities researchers at Leerink Swann in a note issued to investors on Monday, Market Beat.com reports. Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NASDAQ:TEVA) traded up 0.40% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $55.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,533,178 shares. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has a one year low of $52.62 and a one year high of $72.31. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $55.67 and a 200-day... 
 

American Superconductor Co. (NASDAQ:AMSC) Receives Average Rating of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

Shares of American Superconductor Co. (NASDAQ:AMSC) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price target of $9.25 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post ($0.54) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned American Superconductor an industry rank of... 
 

T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc.

T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) was downgraded by investment analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. They presently have a $41.42 target price on the stock. Vetr‘s target price suggests a potential upside of 5.31% from the company’s previous close. T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) traded up 1.767% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $40.025. 2,943,424 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $32.76... 
 

TrovaGene Inc (TROV) Lowered to Sector Perform at Leerink Swann

Leerink Swann downgraded shares of TrovaGene Inc (NASDAQ:TROV) from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning, The Fly reports. An institutional investor recently raised its position in TrovaGene stock. Prospera Financial Services Inc raised its position in shares of TrovaGene Inc (NASDAQ:TROV) by 3.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 158,125 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,800 shares during the period. Prospera Financial... 
 

TrovaGene Inc (TROV) Rating Lowered to Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald

TrovaGene Inc (NASDAQ:TROV) was downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday, The Fly reports. They presently have a $5.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $9.00. Cantor Fitzgerald’s target price indicates a potential upside of 15.47% from the stock’s previous close. Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Maxim Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of TrovaGene... 
 

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday, Market Beat.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $99.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price target indicates a potential upside of 19.67% from the stock’s previous close. According to Zacks, “Universal Forest Products' first-quarter 2016 earnings of $0.95 per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate... 
 

Analysts Expect Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) to Post $0.51 EPS

Shares of Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) have been given an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokerages have set a twelve-month consensus target price of $36.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.51 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Employers Holdings an industry rank of 59 out of 265 based on... 
 

Usa Compression Partners LP (USAC) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Usa Compression Partners LP (NASDAQ:USAC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $16.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “USA Compression Partners, LP is engaged in providing compression services primarily in the United States. It designs, engineers, operates and maintains natural gas compressor packages. The Company’s customer base is comprised of producers,... 
 

Q2 2016 EPS Estimates for Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG) Lifted by Analyst

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) – KeyBanc raised their Q2 2016 earnings per share estimates for Asbury Automotive Group in a research report issued on Tuesday, Zacks Investment Research reports. KeyBanc analyst B. Hoselton now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $1.62 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $1.56. The consensus estimate for Asbury Automotive Group’s Q2 2016 earnings is $1.56 per share. KeyBanc also issued estimates for Asbury Automotive Group’s Q3 2016 earnings at $1.59... 
 

USA Technologies, Inc. (USAT) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAT) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Tuesday, Market Beat reports. They currently have $4.75 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “USA Technologies is a leader in the networking of distributed assets, wireless non-cash transactions, associated financial/network services and energy management. USA Technologies provides networked credit card and other non-cash systems in the vending, commercial laundry, hospitality and digital... 
 

Zacks: Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS) have been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating. Zacks has also given Innophos Holdings an industry rank of 170 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Shares of Innophos Holdings (NASDAQ:IPHS) traded down 0.03% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $36.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 71,982 shares.... 
 

Ultratech, Inc. (UTEK) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Ultratech, Inc. (NASDAQ:UTEK) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Tuesday morning, MarketBeat reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $25.00 price objective on the stock. According to Zacks, “Ultratech Stepper, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets photolithography equipment designed to reduce the cost of ownership for manufacturers of integrated circuits, including advanced packaging processes, photomasks, thin film magnetic recording devices and micromachined... 
 

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Tuesday morning, Analyst Ratings Net reports. According to Zacks, “Vasco Data Security International Inc. design, develop, market and support security products and services which manage and secure access to computer systems of corporate and government customers. Additionally, the company enables secure financial transactions made over private enterprise networks and public... 
 

Zacks: RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLI) Given $56.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts

RLI Corp. (NYSE:RLI) has received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the four brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Brokers have set a one year consensus price target of $56.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.62 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given RLI Corp. an industry rank of 105 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. In other RLI Corp. news,... 
 

Zacks: SandRidge Mississippian Trust II (NYSE:SDR) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of SandRidge Mississippian Trust II (NYSE:SDR) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Zacks has also given SandRidge Mississippian Trust II an industry rank of 105 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded SandRidge Mississippian Trust II from a “buy” rating to a “hold”... 
 

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHN) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. According to Zacks, “Achillion’s fourth-quarter 2015 earnings and revenues came in above expectations. We are positive on the company’s agreement with J&J for its HCV portfolio – the deal provides it with a strong and experienced partner and will also bring in funds. Meanwhile, we believe the complement-mediated... 
 

Rewalk Robotics Ltd (NASDAQ:RWLK) Receives Average Recommendation of “Buy” from Brokerages

Rewalk Robotics Ltd (NASDAQ:RWLK) has been given an average broker rating score of 1.67 (Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Analysts have set a 1-year consensus price target of $14.67 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post ($0.61) EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Rewalk Robotics an industry... 
 

INVUITY INC COM USD0.001 (NASDAQ:IVTY) Given $15.67 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages

INVUITY INC COM USD0.001 (NASDAQ:IVTY) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the four analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokerages have set a one year consensus price objective of $15.67 for the company and are predicting that the company will post ($0.68) earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned INVUITY INC COM USD0.001 an industry rank of 105 out of... 
 

Zacks: Analysts Set $4.00 Price Target for Neurometrix Inc (NASDAQ:NURO)

Neurometrix Inc (NASDAQ:NURO) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $4.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Neurometrix an industry rank of 165 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies. Separately, Dawson James reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Neurometrix... 
 

Q1 2016 Earnings Forecast for CBS Co. Issued By FBR & Co. (CBS)

CBS Co. (NYSE:CBS) – Analysts at FBR & Co. increased their Q1 2016 EPS estimates for shares of CBS in a report released on Tuesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. FBR & Co. analyst B. Crockett now expects that the firm will post earnings of $0.95 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.92. FBR & Co. currently has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. The consensus estimate for CBS’s Q1 2016 earnings is $0.93 per share. FBR & Co. also issued estimates for CBS’s Q2... 
 

Kenon Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KEN) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Kenon Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KEN) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. Zacks has also given Kenon Holdings an industry rank of 196 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kenon Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday,... 
 

Avis Budget Group Inc. to Post Q2 2016 Earnings of $0.64 Per Share, Northcoast Research Forecasts (CAR)

Avis Budget Group Inc. (NYSE:CAR) – Stock analysts at Northcoast Research dropped their Q2 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Avis Budget Group in a research note issued on Tuesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Northcoast Research analyst J. Healy now anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.64 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.67. The consensus estimate for Avis Budget Group’s Q2 2016 earnings is $0.69 per share. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for Avis Budget Group’s... 
 

DA Davidson Comments on Bank of Hawaii Co.’s Q2 2016 Earnings (BOH)

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) – Equities researchers at DA Davidson reduced their Q2 2016 earnings per share estimates for shares of Bank of Hawaii in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks Investment Research reports. DA Davidson analyst J. Rulis now expects that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.92 for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.95. The consensus estimate for Bank of Hawaii’s Q2 2016 earnings is $0.94 per share. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Bank of Hawaii’s Q3 2016 earnings... 
 

CIT Group Inc. (CIT) Position Boosted by Hartford Investment Management Co.

Hartford Investment Management Co. boosted its position in shares of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) by 1.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 63,169 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 813 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co.’s holdings in CIT Group were worth $2,508,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in CIT. Condor... 
 

Catalent Inc (CTLT) Shares Bought by Hartford Investment Management Co.

Hartford Investment Management Co. increased its position in Catalent Inc (NASDAQ:CTLT) by 149.4% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 101,433 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 60,763 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co. owned about 0.08% of Catalent worth $2,539,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in CTLT. Beacon Capital Management... 
 

Anthem Inc (ANTM) Issues FY16 Earnings Guidance

Anthem Inc (NASDAQ:ANTM) updated its FY16 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of more than $10.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $10.92, Market Beat.com reports. Shares of Anthem Inc (NASDAQ:ANTM) traded down 2.40% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $143.54. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,317,386 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $142.20 and its 200-day moving average price is $136.65. The company has a market capitalization... 
 

B/E Aerospace Inc to Post Q2 2016 Earnings of $0.80 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (BEAV)

B/E Aerospace Inc (NASDAQ:BEAV) – Jefferies Group lifted their Q2 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for B/E Aerospace in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Jefferies Group analyst H. Rubel now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.80 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.78. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $46.00 price objective on the stock. The consensus estimate for B/E Aerospace’s Q2 2016 earnings is $0.81... 
 

W. R. Grace & Co (GRA) Releases FY16 Earnings Guidance

W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA) updated its FY16 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.02-3.21 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.09, Analyst Ratings Net reports. A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Piper Jaffray reaffirmed an overweight rating and issued a $102.00 target price (down from $118.00) on shares of W. R. Grace & Co in a report on Wednesday, January 27th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of W.... 
 

Alere Inc (ALR) Stake Boosted by Hartford Investment Management Co.

Hartford Investment Management Co. raised its stake in Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR) by 24.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 65,400 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 13,035 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co. owned 0.08% of Alere worth $2,556,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of ALR. Fox Run Management acquired a new position in Alere during the fourth... 
 

ITC Holdings Corp. (ITC) Position Cut by Hartford Investment Management Co.

Hartford Investment Management Co. reduced its position in shares of ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE:ITC) by 19.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 65,691 shares of the company’s stock after selling 16,107 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co.’s holdings in ITC Holdings Corp. were worth $2,578,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ITC. Cim LLC boosted its stake in... 
 

Zacks: Analysts Set $35.67 Price Target for Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO)

Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) has received an average broker rating score of 1.67 (Buy) from the three brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a strong buy rating on the company. Brink's Company’s rating score has improved by 16.5% from three months ago as a result of a number of analysts’ upgrades and downgrades. Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus price objective of $35.67 for the company and are predicting that the company... 
 

Brokerages Expect Dipexium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:DPRX) to Announce ($0.52) EPS

Shares of Dipexium Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:DPRX) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the three analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokerages have set a 1 year consensus target price of $25.83 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.52) EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Dipexium Pharmaceuticals an industry rank of 87 out of 265 based... 
 

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Decreases Stake in TFS Financial Co. (TFSL)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. lowered its stake in TFS Financial Co. (NASDAQ:TFSL) by 0.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 204,051 shares of the company’s stock after selling 58 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.07% of TFS Financial worth $3,843,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in TFSL. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its stake in shares of TFS... 
 

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Has $3,869,000 Stake in Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. decreased its stake in Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) by 4.6% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 188,163 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8,978 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 0.46% of Veeco Instruments worth $3,869,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of VECO. Poplar Forest Capital LLC increased its stake in shares of Veeco Instruments by 1.6% in the fourth quarter.... 
 

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:BCRH) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:BCRH) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the three analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation, one has issued a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price target of $20.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.44 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks.... 
 

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Cuts Position in Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. cut its position in shares of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) by 5.2% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 129,571 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,042 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.20% of Worthington Industries worth $3,905,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Capital Fund Management S.A. purchased a new position in shares of Worthington... 
 
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