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Macquarie Infrastructure Company (MIC) Shares Bought by Renaissance Technologies LLC

Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC) by 82.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 618,984 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 280,484 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC’s holdings in Macquarie Infrastructure Company were worth $50,571,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced... 
 

Realogy Holdings Corp (RLGY) Shares Bought by Renaissance Technologies LLC

Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Realogy Holdings Corp (NYSE:RLGY) by 53.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,949,500 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 680,500 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC’s holdings in Realogy Holdings Corp were worth $50,161,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. GMT Capital Corp purchased... 
 

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CNAT) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CNAT) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Conatus’ progress with the lead candidate, emricasan, has been encouraging. Emricasan is in phase II development for the treatment of chronic liver disease, including NASH fibrosis. Conatus also plans to initiate studies on emricasan targeting different types of NASH patient populations. Given the lack of approved... 
 

Renaissance Technologies LLC Boosts Stake in Rice Energy Inc. (RICE)

Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) by 149.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 2,338,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,401,300 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC’s holdings in Rice Energy were worth $49,933,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. TX purchased a new stake in shares... 
 

Renaissance Technologies LLC Invests $49,883,000 in Marathon Oil Co. (MRO)

Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in shares of Marathon Oil Co. (NYSE:MRO) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 2,881,746 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $49,883,000. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc raised its position in shares of Marathon Oil by 0.3% in the third quarter. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc now owns 12,107... 
 

Barrington Research Lowers Huron Consulting Group (HURN) to Mkt Perform

Huron Consulting Group (NDAQ:HURN) was downgraded by Barrington Research from an “outperform” rating to a “mkt perform” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Huron Consulting Group (NDAQ:HURN) traded down 1.17% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $42.10. The stock had a trading volume of 100,169 shares. Huron Consulting Group has a 12-month low of $41.20 and a 12-month high of $65.00. The stock has a market cap of $887.30 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.28. The company... 
 

DHT Holdings, Inc. (DHT) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the eleven analysts that are presently covering the company. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $6.75. Several equities analysts have weighed in on DHT shares. Maxim Group started coverage on shares of DHT Holdings in a report on Tuesday, December... 
 

Ashford Inc (AINC) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity

Ashford Inc (NASDAQ:AINC)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research note issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $50.00 price objective on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective would suggest a potential downside of 0.97% from the stock’s previous close. Ashford (NASDAQ:AINC) traded up 12.75% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $56.93. The stock had a trading volume of 9,277 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $48.20 and a 200-day moving... 
 

V.F. Corporation (VFC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity

V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by investment analysts at Canaccord Genuity in a research report issued on Tuesday. They currently have a $51.00 price target on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price target indicates a potential downside of 3.19% from the stock’s current price. VFC has been the topic of several other research reports. Vetr downgraded V.F. Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $56.75 price objective on the stock. in... 
 

Steven R. Larochelle Sells 1,012 Shares of Enterprise Bancorp Inc (EBTC) Stock

Enterprise Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EBTC) EVP Steven R. Larochelle sold 1,012 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.95, for a total transaction of $34,357.40. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 34,443 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,169,339.85. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Shares of Enterprise Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EBTC)... 
 

Patricia R. Kellerhals Sells 269 Shares of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH) Stock

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) insider Patricia R. Kellerhals sold 269 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, February 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.13, for a total transaction of $15,636.97. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 7,761 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $451,146.93. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Shares of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH)... 
 

On The Beach Group PLC (OTB) Insider Kirsteen Vickerstaff Buys 34 Shares

On The Beach Group PLC (LON:OTB) insider Kirsteen Vickerstaff bought 34 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 20th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 295 ($3.68) per share, with a total value of £100.30 ($124.97). Kirsteen Vickerstaff also recently made the following trade(s): On Friday, January 20th, Kirsteen Vickerstaff bought 37 shares of On The Beach Group PLC stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 271 ($3.38) per share, with a total value of £100.27 ($124.93).... 
 

Bluestein R H & Co. Invests $210,000 in Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Bluestein R H & Co. bought a new stake in shares of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm bought 5,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $210,000. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. NEXT Financial Group Inc increased its stake in Synchrony Financial by 2.6% in the third quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 4,019 shares of the company’s stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 103 shares in the last quarter.... 
 

DSW Inc. (DSW) Shares Sold by Pacad Investment Ltd.

Pacad Investment Ltd. decreased its stake in shares of DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) by 52.3% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 25,100 shares of the company’s stock after selling 27,500 shares during the period. Pacad Investment Ltd.’s holdings in DSW were worth $569,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. NEXT Financial Group Inc purchased a new position in DSW during the third quarter valued... 
 

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, February 23rd. Analysts expect Live Nation Entertainment to post earnings of ($0.58) per share for the quarter. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) traded up 1.45% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $30.12. The company had a trading volume of 382,870 shares. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. has a 12 month low of $19.41 and a 12 month high of $30.16. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $28.13 and... 
 

Pacad Investment Ltd. Maintains Position in Shopify Inc. (SHOP)

Pacad Investment Ltd. continued to hold its stake in Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP) (TSE:SH) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 13,600 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the fourth quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd.’s holdings in Shopify were worth $583,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in SHOP. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp... 
 

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (PPC) Position Cut by Pacad Investment Ltd.

Pacad Investment Ltd. reduced its position in shares of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) by 22.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 31,531 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8,900 shares during the period. Pacad Investment Ltd.’s holdings in Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation were worth $599,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in Pilgrim’s... 
 

Pacad Investment Ltd. Purchases 7,000 Shares of Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)

Pacad Investment Ltd. boosted its stake in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) by 137.3% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 12,100 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Pacad Investment Ltd.’s holdings in Big Lots were worth $608,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BRYN MAWR TRUST Co raised its position in Big Lots by 3.3% in the... 
 

Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (FELE) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:FELE) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the seven ratings firms that are covering the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $33.75. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Franklin Electric Co. from a “sell” rating to a... 
 

Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $5.09 Per Share

Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) – CLSA issued their FY2017 EPS estimates for Pepsico in a report issued on Wednesday. CLSA analyst C. Levy expects that the brokerage will post earnings of $5.09 per share for the year. CLSA currently has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. CLSA also issued estimates for Pepsico’s FY2018 earnings at $5.50 EPS. Pepsico (NYSE:PEP) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 15th. The company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate... 
 

Guyana Goldfields Inc. (GUY) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSE:GUY) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, February 23rd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.05 per share for the quarter. Guyana Goldfields Inc. (TSE:GUY) traded down 0.26% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $7.57. 481,661 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.23. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $6.71 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.27. Guyana... 
 

Osterweis Capital Management Inc. Has $23,912,000 Position in American Water Works (AWK)

Osterweis Capital Management Inc. cut its position in shares of American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) by 57.3% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 330,457 shares of the company’s stock after selling 443,492 shares during the period. Osterweis Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in American Water Works were worth $23,912,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BP PLC raised its position in shares of American... 
 

Hammerson plc (HMSO) Receives “Hold” Rating from Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Hammerson plc (LON:HMSO) in a research report report published on Monday morning. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 570 ($7.10) price target on the real estate investment trust’s stock. A number of other research firms have also recently issued reports on HMSO. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) cut Hammerson plc to a neutral rating and set a GBX 612 ($7.63) price target for the company. in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an equal weight rating and issued... 
 

Diligent Investors LLC Purchases New Position in Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Diligent Investors LLC purchased a new stake in Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased 14,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $516,000. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of SYF. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial by 44.7% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 27,582,023 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,000,400,000 after buying an additional 8,518,794... 
 

WESCAP Management Group Inc. Increases Stake in Synchrony Financial (SYF)

WESCAP Management Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) by 0.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 43,599 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 407 shares during the period. Synchrony Financial makes up about 0.8% of WESCAP Management Group Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest position. WESCAP Management Group Inc.’s holdings in Synchrony Financial were worth $1,581,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge... 
 

Advisory Research Inc. Invests $1,018,000 in Domino’s Pizza Inc (DPZ)

Advisory Research Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Domino’s Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 6,392 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,018,000. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Trust Co. of Vermont increased its stake in Domino’s Pizza by 354.7% in the third quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont now owns 782 shares of the company’s... 
 

Advisory Research Inc. Buys Shares of 6,245 SVB Financial Group (SIVB)

Advisory Research Inc. purchased a new position in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 6,245 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,072,000. Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in SIVB. Poplar Forest Capital LLC bought a new position in SVB Financial Group during the second quarter worth $804,000. Davis Capital Partners LLC bought a new... 
 

Advisory Research Inc. Sells 1,070 Shares of The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX)

Advisory Research Inc. reduced its stake in shares of The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) by 2.6% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 39,852 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,070 shares during the period. Advisory Research Inc.’s holdings in The Blackstone Group L.P. were worth $1,077,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Credit Agricole S A raised its position in The Blackstone... 
 

33,511 Shares in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) Acquired by Advisory Research Inc.

Advisory Research Inc. bought a new position in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 33,511 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,101,000. Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Tygh Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in Zayo Group Holdings by 48.3% in the second quarter. Tygh Capital Management Inc. now owns 166,701 shares of the company’s... 
 

Allianz Asset Management AG Cuts Stake in Nustar GP Holdings, LLC (NSH)

Allianz Asset Management AG lowered its position in shares of Nustar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH) by 4.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,128,000 shares of the company’s stock after selling 57,500 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management AG’s holdings in Nustar GP Holdings were worth $32,599,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Brown Advisory Securities LLC boosted its position in shares of... 
 

Allianz Asset Management AG Has $30,036,000 Position in Cedar Fair, L.P. (FUN)

Allianz Asset Management AG reduced its position in Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE:FUN) by 2.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 467,855 shares of the company’s stock after selling 10,625 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management AG’s holdings in Cedar Fair, L.P. were worth $30,036,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of FUN. Capital Research Global... 
 

Allianz Asset Management AG Cuts Stake in IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO)

Allianz Asset Management AG lowered its stake in shares of IHS Markit Ltd. (NASDAQ:INFO) by 37.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 797,134 shares of the company’s stock after selling 471,356 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management AG’s holdings in IHS Markit were worth $28,226,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board... 
 

Michael Gene Barnes Purchases 3,500 Shares of Tiptree Financial Inc. (TIPT) Stock

Tiptree Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:TIPT) insider Michael Gene Barnes purchased 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 16th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $6.42 per share, with a total value of $22,470.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 3,846,933 shares in the company, valued at approximately $24,697,309.86. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Michael Gene Barnes also recently made the following... 
 

Andrew D. Fish Buys 1,000 Shares of Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) Stock

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) Director Andrew D. Fish purchased 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 15th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $20.95 per share, with a total value of $20,950.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Shares of Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) traded down 0.24% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $20.95. The company’s stock had a trading... 
 

Insider Buying: Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. (CVR) Director Acquires $18,450.00 in Stock

Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. (NYSEMKT:CVR) Director John Michael Lorenzo purchased 45,000 shares of Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 17th. The shares were bought at an average price of $0.41 per share, with a total value of $18,450.00. John Michael Lorenzo also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, February 14th, John Michael Lorenzo purchased 43,000 shares of Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. stock. The shares were bought at an average price of $0.04 per share, with a total... 
 

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (REI.UN) Earns Outperform Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:REI.UN)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a C$30.00 price objective on the real estate investment trust’s stock. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. TD Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a C$30.00 target price on shares of RioCan... 
 

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) – Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) in the last few weeks: 2/7/2017 – Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation had its price target raised by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. 2/6/2017 – Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation was given a new $29.00 price target on by analysts at Scotiabank. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. 2/6/2017 – Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation... 
 

Petra Diamonds Limited’s (PDL) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Panmure Gordon

Panmure Gordon reiterated their hold rating on shares of Petra Diamonds Limited (LON:PDL) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. Panmure Gordon currently has a GBX 152 ($1.89) target price on the stock. Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. Liberum Capital restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 190 ($2.37) target price on shares of Petra Diamonds Limited in a research note on Monday. FinnCap lowered their target price on Petra Diamonds Limited from GBX 213 ($2.65) to GBX 203 ($2.53) and set a buy rating... 
 

Hudson Technologies, Inc. (HDSN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Hudson Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative solutions to recurring problems within the refrigeration industry. Hudson’s proprietary RefrigerantSide Services increase operating efficiency and energy savings, and remove moisture, oils and other contaminants frequently found in the refrigeration circuits of large comfort cooling and process refrigeration... 
 

Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Updates for Xilinx (XLNX)

Xilinx (NASDAQ: XLNX) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms: 2/20/2017 – Xilinx was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $58.35 price target on the stock. 2/16/2017 – Xilinx was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $54.24 price target on the stock. 2/14/2017 – Xilinx was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a... 
 

Party City Holdco’s (PRTY) “Outperform” Rating Reiterated at Telsey Advisory Group

Telsey Advisory Group reiterated their outperform rating on shares of Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY) in a report issued on Thursday. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. TheStreet downgraded Party City Holdco from a c- rating to a d+ rating in a report on Friday, January 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Party City Holdco from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, January 14th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a hold rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of... 
 

Comerica Incorporated (CMA) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Comerica’s shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Regional Banks-Major industry over the last six months. The company’s fourth-quarter 2016 earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate, primarily driven by higher revenues and fall in provisions. However, lower deposits were a headwind. The company’s growth prospects look promising as it revised... 
 

14,400 Shares in Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Acquired by Bayesian Capital Management LP

Bayesian Capital Management LP bought a new position in shares of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund bought 14,400 shares of the data storage provider’s stock, valued at approximately $978,000. A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BP PLC raised its stake in Western Digital Corporation by 287.9% in the fourth quarter. BP PLC now owns 128,000 shares of the data storage provider’s stock worth... 
 

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Navigant reported modest fourth quarter 2016 results, with adjusted earnings beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by $0.04. The company continues to focus on cost-streamlining and restructuring activities to better align its capacity with market demand. Navigant expects its future growth to primarily come from expanded capabilities in the healthcare and energy sectors.... 
 

Nicholas Co. Inc. WI Acquires 131,740 Shares of Salesforce.com Inc (CRM)

Nicholas Co. Inc. WI raised its stake in Salesforce.com Inc (NYSE:CRM) by 61.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 347,560 shares of the CRM provider’s stock after buying an additional 131,740 shares during the period. Nicholas Co. Inc. WI’s holdings in Salesforce.com were worth $23,793,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Salesforce.com... 
 

Fossil Group, Inc. (FOSL) Lowered to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report released on Monday morning. According to Zacks, “Fossil delivered better-than-expected earnings in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, but its sales lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Earnings of $1.36 per share plunged 23.2% from the prior-year figure due to a decline in sales and lower gross margins. Sales decreased 3% from the year-ago quarter, primarily due to a decline in the company's multi-brand licensed... 
 

Cognex Co. (CGNX) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cognex Co. (NASDAQ:CGNX) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note published on Monday. They currently have $81.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Cognex Corp. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets machine vision systems that are used to automate a wide range of manufacturing processes where vision is required. Cognex machine vision systems consist of two primary elements: a computer, which serves as a machine vision engine, and software that processes... 
 

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD) Position Boosted by Bayesian Capital Management LP

Bayesian Capital Management LP boosted its position in shares of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) by 44.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 3,621 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,110 shares during the period. Bayesian Capital Management LP’s holdings in Buffalo Wild Wings were worth $559,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their... 
 

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSM) Position Reduced by Credit Agricole S A

Credit Agricole S A decreased its stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) by 49.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 570,190 shares of the company’s stock after selling 563,058 shares during the period. Credit Agricole S A’s holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company were worth $16,393,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have... 
 

Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Stake Cut by Credit Agricole S A

Credit Agricole S A reduced its position in shares of Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) by 1.6% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 163,906 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,743 shares during the period. Credit Agricole S A’s holdings in Packaging Corporation of America were worth $13,902,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management... 
 
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