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Q2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Adtran Inc. Issued By Jefferies Group (ADTN)

Adtran Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their Q2 2017 EPS estimates for Adtran in a report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst G. Notter now anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.21 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.23. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $20.50 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Adtran’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.11 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.24 EPS and Q3 2018 earnings... 
 

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Lowers Stake in Extra Space Storage Inc. (EXR)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL decreased its stake in Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) by 41.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 73,400 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 52,700 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL owned approximately 0.06% of Extra Space Storage worth $5,829,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of EXR. Cypress Capital Management LLC WY... 
 

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Acquires 17,500 Shares of Apartment Investment and Management Co. (AIV)

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL raised its position in Apartment Investment and Management Co. (NYSE:AIV) by 16.7% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 122,200 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after buying an additional 17,500 shares during the period. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL owned approximately 0.08% of Apartment Investment and Management worth $5,610,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

American Capital Senior Floating Ltd. (ACSF) Shares Bought by Advisors Asset Management Inc.

Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in American Capital Senior Floating Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACSF) by 9.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 546,938 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 48,684 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in American Capital Senior Floating were worth $6,033,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors... 
 

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) Stake Boosted by Advisors Asset Management Inc.

Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its position in Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) by 13.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 91,955 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 10,696 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Analog Devices were worth $5,926,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Meeder... 
 

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. (CNSL) Position Raised by BlackRock Investment Management LLC

BlackRock Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) by 0.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 214,695 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,337 shares during the period. BlackRock Investment Management LLC owned 0.42% of Consolidated Communications Holdings worth $5,419,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional... 
 

Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) Stake Cut by Great West Life Assurance Co. Can

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can reduced its position in Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE:CSC) by 4.1% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 115,421 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,966 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can owned 0.08% of Computer Sciences Corp. worth $6,021,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in Computer Sciences Corp. by 13.0%... 
 

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.89 Per Share (PNFP)

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) – Equities researchers at SunTrust Banks boosted their Q2 2017 earnings per share estimates for Pinnacle Financial Partners in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst J. Demba now forecasts that the firm will earn $0.89 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.87. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Pinnacle Financial Partners’ FY2017 earnings at $3.44 EPS and Q1 2018 earnings at $0.82 EPS. Pinnacle Financial Partners... 
 

Research Analysts Set Expectations for Netflix Inc.’s Q2 2017 Earnings (NFLX)

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) – Analysts at Wedbush raised their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Netflix in a research note issued on Thursday. Wedbush analyst M. Pachter now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.19 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.15. Wedbush currently has a “Underperform” rating and a $68.00 target price on the stock. Wedbush also issued estimates for Netflix’s Q3 2017 earnings at $0.20 EPS and Q4 2017 earnings at $0.23 EPS. Netflix... 
 

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Increases Position in ServiceNow Inc. (NOW)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its position in shares of ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE:NOW) by 4.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 81,590 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,204 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can’s holdings in ServiceNow were worth $6,451,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company.... 
 

Advisors Asset Management Inc. Purchases 9,186 Shares of Hershey Co. (HSY)

Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY) by 15.8% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 67,352 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,186 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Hershey were worth $6,439,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of HSY. Janus Capital Management LLC... 
 

Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) Position Raised by California State Teachers Retirement System

California State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in Tempur Sealy International Inc. (NYSE:TPX) by 0.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 113,554 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 900 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in Tempur Sealy International were worth $6,443,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of TPX. LS Investment... 
 

KLCM Advisors Inc. Has $6,140,000 Stake in Oracle Corp. (ORCL)

KLCM Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) by 3.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 156,324 shares of the enterprise software provider’s stock after buying an additional 5,439 shares during the period. Oracle Corp. accounts for approximately 2.0% of KLCM Advisors Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 22nd largest position. KLCM Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Oracle Corp. were worth $6,140,000 at the end of the most... 
 

Fulton Financial Corp. Expected to Earn Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.23 Per Share (FULT)

Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FULT) – FBR & Co lifted their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for Fulton Financial Corp. in a research note issued on Wednesday. FBR & Co analyst B. Ramsey now expects that the firm will earn $0.23 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.22. FBR & Co has a “Mkt Perform” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Fulton Financial Corp.’s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.24 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings... 
 

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Raises Position in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its stake in shares of Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) by 4.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 320,919 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 13,788 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can’s holdings in Sprouts Farmers Market were worth $6,623,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and... 
 

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can Has $6,569,000 Stake in Avnet Inc. (AVT)

Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its position in Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT) by 2.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 160,082 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,646 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can’s holdings in Avnet were worth $6,569,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions... 
 

Advisors Asset Management Inc. Acquires 4,053 Shares of Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (MMP)

Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:MMP) by 4.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 92,274 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,053 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. were worth $6,527,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock.... 
 

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Shares of Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE:ITUB) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine analysts that are covering the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $9.00. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Itau Unibanco Holding from a “buy” rating... 
 

Bank of New York Mellon Corp Sells 13,002 Shares of Cott Corp. (COT)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp decreased its stake in Cott Corp. (NYSE:COT) (TSE:BCB) by 2.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 493,448 shares of the company’s stock after selling 13,002 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in Cott Corp. were worth $7,032,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in COT. Royal Bank of Canada raised... 
 

Kanawha Capital Management LLC Lowers Stake in Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Kanawha Capital Management LLC reduced its position in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 1.8% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 167,556 shares of the healthcare product maker’s stock after selling 3,075 shares during the period. Kanawha Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Abbott Laboratories were worth $7,086,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of ABT. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. increased its stake... 
 

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (BHLB) Shares Bought by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHLB) by 1.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 260,591 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,477 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in Berkshire Hills Bancorp were worth $7,221,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised... 
 

XO Group Inc. (XOXO) Rating Reiterated by Aegis

XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by research analysts at Aegis in a research report issued on Saturday. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Roth Capital set a $22.00 price objective on XO Group and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded XO Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 7th. Sidoti restated a “buy”... 
 

Orbotech Ltd. (ORBK) Shares Bought by California Public Employees Retirement System

California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:ORBK) by 3.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 248,800 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 8,800 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Orbotech were worth $7,367,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes... 
 

Copa Holdings SA (CPA) Shares Bought by Bank of New York Mellon Corp

Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in shares of Copa Holdings SA (NYSE:CPA) by 26.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 84,376 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 17,451 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in Copa Holdings SA were worth $7,420,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their... 
 

California Public Employees Retirement System Sells 6,000 Shares of Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI)

California Public Employees Retirement System lowered its position in shares of Allegheny Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ATI) by 1.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 420,274 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,000 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Allegheny Technologies were worth $7,594,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group... 
 

Golden Ocean Group Ltd. (GOGL) Receives $4.88 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

Golden Ocean Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:GOGL) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are currently covering the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $4.88. GOGL has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Golden Ocean Group from... 
 

Analysts Set Hologic Inc. (HOLX) Target Price at $43.92

Shares of Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the seventeen brokerages that are currently covering the firm. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, ten have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $44.17. HOLX has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BTIG Research raised their price target... 
 

Brokerages Set Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ENTA) Target Price at $26.61

Shares of Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTA) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the seven brokerages that are currently covering the firm. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $26.61. A number of brokerages have weighed in on ENTA. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Enanta Pharmaceuticals from... 
 

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) Given “Sell” Rating at Aegis

Aegis reissued their sell rating on shares of Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) in a report published on Saturday morning. A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. Pacific Crest assumed coverage on shares of Twitter in a research note on Friday. They issued a sector weight rating and a $14.00 price objective for the company. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Twitter in a research note on Thursday. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a hold rating and... 
 

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC Has $8,264,000 Position in Silicon Laboratories Inc. (SLAB)

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:SLAB) by 0.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 140,548 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 624 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Silicon Laboratories were worth $8,264,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. UBS... 
 

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Shares Sold by Honeywell International Inc.

Honeywell International Inc. lowered its position in shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) by 35.2% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 175,000 shares of the cell phone carrier’s stock after selling 95,000 shares during the period. Honeywell International Inc.’s holdings in Verizon Communications were worth $9,097,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in VZ. MAI Capital Management... 
 

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Sells 137,625 Shares of Consol Energy Inc. (CNX)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. lowered its stake in Consol Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) by 19.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 570,147 shares of the company’s stock after selling 137,625 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc.’s holdings in Consol Energy were worth $10,947,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of CNX. Advisor Group Inc. bought a new stake in Consol Energy during the second quarter valued... 
 

Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (GGAL) Shares Sold by Emerald Acquisition Ltd.

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. reduced its position in shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (NASDAQ:GGAL) by 12.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 281,587 shares of the company’s stock after selling 39,312 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in Grupo Financiero Galicia SA were worth $8,760,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Fisher Asset... 
 

MBIA Inc. (MBI) Shares Sold by Emerald Acquisition Ltd.

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. decreased its stake in shares of MBIA Inc. (NYSE:MBI) by 13.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,116,644 shares of the company’s stock after selling 172,474 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in MBIA were worth $8,698,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Rational Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in MBIA during... 
 

Genworth Financial Inc. (GNW) Shares Sold by Emerald Acquisition Ltd.

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. reduced its position in shares of Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE:GNW) by 23.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 1,745,064 shares of the company’s stock after selling 525,494 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in Genworth Financial were worth $8,655,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Oakbrook... 
 

United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) Stake Increased by Emerald Acquisition Ltd.

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. boosted its position in United Natural Foods Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) by 1,015.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 214,287 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 195,077 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in United Natural Foods were worth $8,580,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in UNFI. Cambiar... 
 

Trinseo SA (TSE) Stake Decreased by Emerald Acquisition Ltd.

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. decreased its position in Trinseo SA (NYSE:TSE) by 7.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 151,382 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,181 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in Trinseo SA were worth $8,562,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of TSE. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale purchased a new position in Trinseo SA during the third quarter worth about $105,000.... 
 

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. Purchases 105,175 Shares of Aaron’s Inc. (AAN)

Emerald Acquisition Ltd. raised its position in shares of Aaron’s Inc. (NYSE:AAN) by 47.3% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 327,305 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 105,175 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.’s holdings in Aaron’s were worth $8,319,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position... 
 

UnitedHealth Group Inc. to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $2.20 Per Share, Leerink Swann Forecasts (UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) – Investment analysts at Leerink Swann issued their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for UnitedHealth Group in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Leerink Swann analyst A. Gupte forecasts that the brokerage will earn $2.20 per share for the quarter. Leerink Swann has a “Outperform” rating and a $195.00 price target on the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for UnitedHealth Group’s Q2 2017 earnings at $2.32 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $2.56 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $2.42 EPS,... 
 

Leerink Swann Weighs in on Waters Corp.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (WAT)

Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT) – Equities research analysts at Leerink Swann dropped their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Waters Corp. in a report issued on Tuesday. Leerink Swann analyst P. Souda now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.40 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.41. Leerink Swann currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $163.00 target price on the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for Waters Corp.’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.71 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $1.70... 
 

Noble Corp. (NE) Upgraded at Citigroup Inc.

Noble Corp. (NYSE:NE) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Noble Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 27th. Jefferies Group decreased their price target on Noble Corp. from $7.50 to $6.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research... 
 

Hays plc (HAS) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Hays plc (LON:HAS) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the seventeen ratings firms that are currently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 149.31 ($1.80). A number of research firms have commented on HAS. BNP Paribas restated an “outperform” rating... 
 

BroadSoft Inc. (BSFT) Receives $46.00 Average Price Target from Brokerages

Shares of BroadSoft Inc. (NASDAQ:BSFT) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the nine research firms that are covering the firm. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation, four have given a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $46.00. A number of brokerages recently issued reports on BSFT. Jefferies... 
 

Time Inc. (TIME) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Sell”

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Saturday. According to Zacks, “Time Inc. is a branded media company. It publishes magazines in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. Time also provides content marketing services; targeted local print and digital advertising programs; branded book publishing; and marketing and support services, such as magazine subscription sales services, retail distribution and marketing services,... 
 

Facebook Inc. (FB) Rating Reiterated by Aegis

Aegis reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in a research note released on Saturday morning. Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Needham & Company LLC restated a buy rating and issued a $150.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. Mizuho restated a buy rating and issued a $150.00 target price on shares of Facebook in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Canaccord Genuity restated a buy rating and issued... 
 

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) Stake Raised by Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. boosted its stake in Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) by 15.0% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 23,704 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,096 shares during the period. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Alphabet were worth $19,059,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Intrust Bank NA boosted its position in... 
 

Toronto Dominion Bank Increases Position in PepsiCo Inc. (PEP)

Toronto Dominion Bank raised its stake in PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE:PEP) by 45.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 110,045 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 34,344 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank’s holdings in PepsiCo were worth $11,984,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of PEP. Bank of Montreal Can acquired... 
 

General Electric Co. (GE) Position Increased by Boys Arnold & Co. Inc.

Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. boosted its stake in General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) by 0.5% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 393,898 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,000 shares during the period. General Electric accounts for about 2.0% of Boys Arnold & Co. Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 5th largest position. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc.’s holdings in General Electric were worth $11,669,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Other large investors... 
 

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Raises Stake in GameStop Corp. (GME)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in shares of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) by 47.0% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 410,925 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 131,459 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc.’s holdings in GameStop Corp. were worth $11,337,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. WFG Advisors LP raised its position in GameStop Corp.... 
 

AAON Inc. (AAON) Shares Sold by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. cut its stake in AAON Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON) by 15.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 386,933 shares of the company’s stock after selling 73,053 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc.’s holdings in AAON were worth $11,151,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in AAON by 4.8% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo &... 
 
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