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CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Debt Trading 1.6% Lower

An issue of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) debt fell 1.6% as a percentage of its face value during trading on Friday. The debt issue has a 5.625% coupon and will mature on April 1, 2020. The debt is now trading at $104.20 and was trading at $106.00 last week. Price moves in a company’s debt in credit markets often anticipate parallel moves in its share price. CTL has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Raymond James Financial, Inc. cut CenturyLink from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform”... 
 

Barnes Group, Inc. (B) Hits New 52-Week High Following Strong Earnings

Barnes Group, Inc. (NYSE:B) reached a new 52-week high on Friday following a stronger than expected earnings report. The company traded as high as $50.25 and last traded at $50.25, with a volume of 330,312 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $48.29. The company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $324.17 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $328.23 million. Barnes Group had a return on equity of 12.10% and... 
 

Investors Buy Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) on Weakness on Insider Selling

Traders purchased shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) on weakness during trading hours on Friday following insider selling activity. $78.71 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $44.48 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $34.23 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation had the 15th highest net in-flow for the day. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation traded down ($0.19) for the day and closed at $89.74Specifically, CEO Michael A. Mussallem sold... 
 

Traders Sell CVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Strength After Insider Selling

Investors sold shares of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) on strength during trading on Friday after an insider sold shares in the company. $79.65 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $155.56 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $75.91 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, CVS Health Corporation had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. CVS Health Corporation traded up $0.24 for the day and closed at $79.69Specifically, EVP Jonathan C. Roberts sold 61,196 shares of the stock in a... 
 

TrueCar, Inc. (TRUE) Trading 8.5% Higher After Earnings Beat

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) shot up 8.5% during trading on Friday following a better than expected earnings announcement. The company traded as high as $15.26 and last traded at $14.38, with a volume of 4,777,693 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $13.25. The company reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. The company earned $74.08 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $71.31 million. TrueCar had a negative return on equity of 22.29% and a negative net margin... 
 

Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) Trading Up 5.2% After Dividend Announcement

Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) traded up 5.2% during trading on Friday following a dividend announcement from the company. The stock traded as high as $2.64 and last traded at $2.64, with a volume of 2,036,738 shares. The stock had previously closed at $2.51. The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Wednesday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 24th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a... 
 

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS) Trading Down 12.5% Following Insider Selling

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS) traded down 12.5% during mid-day trading on Friday after an insider sold shares in the company. The company traded as low as $47.68 and last traded at $48.23, with a volume of 4,026,278 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $55.14. Specifically, insider Ryan S. Napierski sold 8,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total value of $462,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the... 
 

NetEase, Inc. (NTES) Shares Gap Up After Analyst Upgrade

NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) shares gapped up prior to trading on Friday after Mizuho upgraded the stock from an underperform rating to a neutral rating. The stock had previously closed at $314.07, but opened at $298.73. NetEase shares last traded at $295.10, with a volume of 1,389,450 shares. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on NTES. Vetr raised NetEase from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $294.91 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 1st. Jefferies... 
 

Trade Desk Inc (TTD) Shares Up 5.3% After Strong Earnings

Trade Desk Inc (NYSE:TTD) shot up 5.3% during mid-day trading on Thursday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The company traded as high as $33.50 and last traded at $33.36, with a volume of 549,385 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $31.67. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $72.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $62.12 million. Trade Desk’s revenue was up 69.6% on... 
 

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (HAWK) Shares Down 9% After Earnings Miss

Shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) traded down 9% during trading on Thursday following a weaker than expected earnings announcement. The stock traded as low as $33.50 and last traded at $34.00, with a volume of 5,034,140 shares. The stock had previously closed at $37.35. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.11. Blackhawk Network Holdings had a net margin of 1.15% and a return on equity of 13.30%. The company had revenue of $780.60... 
 

Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) Trading Down 18.6% on Disappointing Earnings

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) shares fell 18.6% during trading on Thursday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The company traded as low as $4.64 and last traded at $4.77, with a volume of 34,737,292 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $5.86. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.08. Avon Products had a negative return on equity of 2.30% and a negative net margin of 7.59%. The business had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared... 
 

NetApp, Inc. (NTAP) Shares Gap Up Following Strong Earnings

NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) shares gapped up before the market opened on Thursday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The stock had previously closed at $37.06, but opened at $38.93. NetApp shares last traded at $40.56, with a volume of 8,172,890 shares. The data storage provider reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $1.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.39 billion. NetApp had a return on... 
 

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) Shares Gap Down Following Weak Earnings

Shares of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) gapped down prior to trading on Thursday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The stock had previously closed at $35.30, but opened at $34.49. CF Industries Holdings shares last traded at $33.52, with a volume of 10,609,099 shares trading hands. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.33. CF Industries Holdings had a net margin of 1.77% and a return on equity of 5.94%. The business had revenue of $867 million... 
 

CVR Energy Inc. (CVI) Trading 9.5% Higher After Earnings Beat

Shares of CVR Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI) traded up 9.5% during trading on Thursday following a better than expected earnings announcement. The stock traded as high as $24.36 and last traded at $23.57, with a volume of 2,178,294 shares. The stock had previously closed at $21.53. The company reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.19. CVR Energy had a positive return on equity of 1.81% and a negative net margin of 0.62%. The business had revenue of $1.35 billion for the quarter, compared... 
 

FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) Shares Up -1.4% Following Analyst Upgrade

Shares of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) traded up 1.4% during trading on Thursday after Zacks Investment Research upgraded the stock from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research now has a $38.00 price target on the stock. FLIR Systems traded as high as $37.14 and last traded at $36.41, with a volume of 538,527 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $36.93. According to Zacks, “FLIR Systems’ fourth-quarter 2016 earnings rose 4% year over year, but missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. A rise in certain operating... 
 

Cedar Fair, L.P. (FUN) Hits New 1-Year High After Analyst Upgrade

Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE:FUN) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday after Wedbush raised their price target on the stock from $69.00 to $72.00. Wedbush currently has an outperform rating on the stock. Cedar Fair, L.P. traded as high as $66.15 and last traded at $66.28, with a volume of 52,215 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $65.95. Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Cedar Fair, L.P. from a “sell” rating to a... 
 

Rent-A-Center Inc. (RCII) Bonds Trading 1.4% Higher

An issue of Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) debt rose 1.4% as a percentage of its face value during trading on Friday. The high-yield issue of debt has a 4.75% coupon and is set to mature on May 1, 2021. The debt is now trading at $80.69 and was trading at $77.13 one week ago. Price moves in a company’s debt in credit markets often anticipate parallel moves in its stock price. A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on RCII shares. Stephens started coverage on Rent-A-Center in a research note on Thursday, January 12th. They... 
 

Deere & Company (DE) Shares Gap Up After Better-Than-Expected Earnings

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) shares gapped up prior to trading on Friday following a better than expected earnings announcement. The stock had previously closed at $106.57, but opened at $109.17. Deere & Company shares last traded at $110.27, with a volume of 6,717,585 shares traded. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.07. Deere & Company had a return on equity of 21.97% and a net margin of 5.72%. The firm had revenue of $4.70 billion... 
 

Traders Buy Aflac Incorporated (AFL) on Weakness on Insider Selling

Investors purchased shares of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on weakness during trading hours on Friday following insider selling activity. $46.40 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $12.95 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $33.45 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Aflac had the 16th highest net in-flow for the day. Aflac traded down ($0.09) for the day and closed at $71.10Specifically, Director Karole Lloyd purchased 2,000 shares of Aflac stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday,... 
 

GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Stock Price Down 0.6% After Earnings Miss

Shares of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) traded down 0.6% during mid-day trading on Friday following a weaker than expected earnings announcement. The company traded as low as $6.95 and last traded at $7.77, with a volume of 4,340,660 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $7.72. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.29. GNC Holdings had a return on equity of 53.97% and a net margin of 7.35%. The company earned $569.90 million during the quarter,... 
 

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NM) Bonds Rise 2% During Trading

An issue of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM) bonds rose 2% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Wednesday. The high-yield issue of debt has a 8.125% coupon and will mature on February 15, 2019. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $83.00 and were trading at $83.50 one week ago. Price moves in a company’s bonds in credit markets sometimes predict parallel moves in its stock price. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Navios Maritime Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in... 
 

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NM) Bonds Rise 2% During Trading

An issue of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM) bonds rose 2% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Wednesday. The high-yield issue of debt has a 8.125% coupon and will mature on February 15, 2019. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $83.00 and were trading at $83.50 one week ago. Price moves in a company’s bonds in credit markets sometimes predict parallel moves in its stock price. Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Navios Maritime Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in... 
 

Cabela’s Inc (CAB) Shares Gap Down After Earnings Miss

Cabela’s Inc (NYSE:CAB) gapped down before the market opened on Thursday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The stock had previously closed at $49.59, but opened at $48.54. Cabela’s shares last traded at $46.22, with a volume of 2,824,663 shares changing hands. The company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.17. Cabela’s had a return on equity of 10.23% and a net margin of 3.99%. The company earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.44... 
 

Investors Buy Shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) on Weakness Following Insider Selling

Investors purchased shares of Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on weakness during trading on Thursday after an insider sold shares in the company. $81.40 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $58.69 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $22.71 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Caterpillar had the 25th highest net in-flow for the day. Caterpillar traded down ($0.76) for the day and closed at $98.26Specifically, Director Daniel M. Dickinson sold 3,884 shares of the company’s stock in a... 
 

Traders Sell Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) on Strength on Analyst Downgrade

Traders sold shares of Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) on strength during trading hours on Thursday after BMO Capital Markets lowered their price target on the stock from $72.00 to $70.00. $100.29 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $241.20 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $140.91 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Merck & Company had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Merck & Company traded up $0.10 for the day and closed at $65.26 Several other research analysts... 
 

PHH Corp (PHH) Stock Price Down 17.6% on Disappointing Earnings

Shares of PHH Corp (NYSE:PHH) fell 17.6% during trading on Thursday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The stock traded as low as $11.98 and last traded at $12.28, with a volume of 3,856,702 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $14.91. The company reported ($1.86) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.54) by $1.32. The company earned $72 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $185 million. PHH Corp had a negative net margin of 18.28% and... 
 

SunPower Corporation (SPWR) Stock Price Down 6.8% After Earnings Miss

SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) shares were down 6.8% on Thursday following a weaker than expected earnings announcement. The stock traded as low as $6.53 and last traded at $6.76, with a volume of 8,175,038 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $7.25. The company reported ($0.64) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.45) by $0.19. The business earned $1.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.06 billion. SunPower Corporation had a negative net margin of 16.95%... 
 

Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS) Shares Up 6.6% on Strong Earnings

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS)’s share price shot up 6.6% during mid-day trading on Thursday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The stock traded as high as $73.08 and last traded at $70.66, with a volume of 2,392,110 shares. The stock had previously closed at $66.26. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $652.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $637.73 million. Synopsys... 
 

CAE Inc (CAE) Reaches New 1-Year High After Dividend Announcement

CAE Inc (NYSE:CAE) (TSE:CAE) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday following a dividend announcement from the company. The company traded as high as $15.65 and last traded at $15.62, with a volume of 144,775 shares. The stock had previously closed at $15.50. The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Friday, March 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be given a $0.0609 dividend. This is a positive change from CAE’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized... 
 

Traders Buy Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) on Weakness After Earnings Miss

Investors bought shares of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday following a weaker than expected earnings announcement. $125.70 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $102.41 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $23.29 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Martin Marietta Materials had the 10th highest net in-flow for the day. Martin Marietta Materials traded down ($4.41) for the day and closed at $222.00The company reported $1.55 earnings... 
 

Traders Sell Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) on Strength on Insider Selling

Traders sold shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) on strength during trading hours on Wednesday after an insider sold shares in the company. $166.74 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $190.17 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $23.43 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Netflix had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Netflix traded up $1.45 for the day and closed at $142.27Specifically, Director Richard N. Barton sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday,... 
 

Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) Bonds Trading 4% Lower

An issue of Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) bonds fell 4% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Thursday. The high-yield issue of debt has a 5.875% coupon and will mature on April 1, 2020. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $72.25 and were trading at $74.00 last week. Price changes in a company’s bonds in credit markets often anticipate parallel changes in its share price. Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hornbeck Offshore Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in... 
 

Fred’s, Inc. (FRED) Trading 1.2% Higher After Dividend Announcement

Fred’s, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) shares rose 1.2% during mid-day trading on Thursday after the company announced a dividend. The company traded as high as $17.27 and last traded at $17.28, with a volume of 538,597 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $17.07. The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Wednesday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.41%. Fred’s’s dividend payout ratio... 
 

Bunge Limited (BG) Reaches New 12-Month High After Better-Than-Expected Earnings

Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG)’s share price hit a new 52-week high on Thursday following a stronger than expected earnings report. The stock traded as high as $76.17 and last traded at $75.99, with a volume of 1,240,599 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $75.14. The company reported $1.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.14. Bunge Limited had a net margin of 1.58% and a return on equity of 10.38%. The company had revenue of $12.06 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates... 
 

FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) Shares Down 6.2% on Disappointing Earnings

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR)’s share price dropped 6.2% during trading on Tuesday after the company announced weaker than expected quarterly earnings. The stock traded as low as $33.75 and last traded at $34.15, with a volume of 3,547,158 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $36.40. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.02. FLIR Systems had a net margin of 10.79% and a return on equity of 12.80%. The company earned $474.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst... 
 

Traders Sell Emerson Electric Company (EMR) on Strength on Insider Selling

Investors sold shares of Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) on strength during trading on Wednesday after an insider sold shares in the company. $32.92 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $94.57 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $61.65 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Emerson Electric Company had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Emerson Electric Company traded up $0.07 for the day and closed at $63.73Specifically, VP Steven J. Pelch sold 7,839 shares of the business’s... 
 

TransUnion (TRU) Sees Large Volume Increase on Strong Earnings

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Tuesday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. Approximately 3,407,125 shares traded hands during trading, an increase of 370% from the previous session’s volume of 725,379 shares.The stock last traded at $37.43 and had previously closed at $34.14. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $436 million for the quarter, compared to analyst... 
 

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (SEDG) Trading Up 7.4% After Better-Than-Expected Earnings

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SEDG) shares rose 7.4% during mid-day trading on Tuesday following a stronger than expected earnings report. The stock traded as high as $14.45 and last traded at $14.45, with a volume of 1,509,955 shares. The stock had previously closed at $13.45. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $111.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $115.82 million. SolarEdge Technologies had a return on equity... 
 

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Stock Price Up 9.6% on Strong Earnings

Shares of Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NASDAQ:STNG) traded up 9.6% during trading on Tuesday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The company traded as high as $4.15 and last traded at $4.34, with a volume of 6,554,636 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $3.96. The company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.19) by $0.01. The company earned $105.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $103.95 million. During the same quarter... 
 

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR) Shares Gap Up After Better-Than-Expected Earnings

Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE:QSR) (TSE:QSR)’s share price gapped up prior to trading on Monday following a stronger than expected earnings report. The stock had previously closed at $50.20, but opened at $51.42. Restaurant Brands International shares last traded at $53.80, with a volume of 2,775,793 shares trading hands. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.42 by $0.02. Restaurant Brands International had a net margin of 11.77% and a return on equity... 
 

First Merchants Corporation (FRME) Sets New 12-Month High After Dividend Announcement

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) shares hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday after the company announced a dividend. The company traded as high as $41.29 and last traded at $41.27, with a volume of 79,458 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $40.78. The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Friday, March 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.45%. The... 
 

Parker Drilling Company (PKD) Debt Trading 1.3% Higher

An issue of Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD) bonds rose 1.3% as a percentage of their face value during trading on Tuesday. The debt issue has a 6.75% coupon and is set to mature on July 15, 2022. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $89.25 and were trading at $86.75 last week. Price moves in a company’s bonds in credit markets sometimes predict parallel moves in its share price. A number of analysts have recently issued reports on PKD shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Parker Drilling Company from a “hold” rating... 
 

Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) Shares Gap Up on Analyst Upgrade

Shares of Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE:MPW) gapped up prior to trading on Monday after Barclays PLC raised their price target on the stock to $14.00. The stock had previously closed at $12.65, but opened at $13.25. Medical Properties Trust shares last traded at $13.29, with a volume of 3,173,815 shares. MPW has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Medical Properties Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 20th. Stifel Nicolaus... 
 

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Sees Large Volume Increase on Strong Earnings

Shares of Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NASDAQ:STNG) saw strong trading volume on Monday following a better than expected earnings announcement. 10,440,691 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 269% from the previous session’s volume of 2,829,560 shares.The stock last traded at $3.96 and had previously closed at $3.58. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.19) by $0.01. The company earned $105.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst... 
 

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (GLF) Bond Prices Rise 3.5%

An issue of GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:GLF) debt rose 3.5% as a percentage of its face value during trading on Friday. The debt issue has a 6.375% coupon and is set to mature on March 15, 2022. The bonds in the issue are now trading at $67.00 and were trading at $57.50 last week. Price moves in a company’s debt in credit markets sometimes anticipate parallel moves in its stock price. GLF has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “hold” rating on shares of GulfMark Offshore... 
 

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) Stock Price Down 9.1% on Disappointing Earnings

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) dropped 9.1% on Friday following a dissappointing earnings announcement. The company traded as low as $7.00 and last traded at $7.45, with a volume of 2,302,416 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $8.20. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.03. MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation had a negative return on equity of 44.29% and a negative net margin of 4.30%. The business had revenue... 
 

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) Trading Up 12.7% Following Dividend Announcement

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) shares rose 12.7% during trading on Friday following a dividend announcement from the company. The stock traded as high as $27.60 and last traded at $27.05, with a volume of 927,786 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $24.00. The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 23rd will be paid a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.70%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February... 
 

Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI) Trading Up 9% After Strong Earnings

Shares of Ellie Mae Inc (NASDAQ:ELLI) shot up 9% during trading on Friday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. The company traded as high as $98.47 and last traded at $98.29, with a volume of 1,695,262 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $90.18. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $96.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $88.73 million. The company’s revenue was up 48.2% compared... 
 

Traders Buy Mastercard Incorporated (MA) on Weakness on Insider Selling

Traders bought shares of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on weakness during trading hours on Friday after an insider sold shares in the company. $57.45 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $32.53 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $24.92 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Mastercard had the 7th highest net in-flow for the day. Mastercard traded down ($0.03) for the day and closed at $107.27Specifically, insider Ann Cairns sold 58,420 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction... 
 

Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Reaches New 1-Year High Following Dividend Announcement

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Friday after the company announced a dividend. The company traded as high as $46.33 and last traded at $46.35, with a volume of 37,273,248 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $39.73. The newly announced dividend which will be paid on Wednesday, May 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 30th will be issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 28th. This is a boost from Activision Blizzard’s... 
 
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