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Mark A. Ruelle Purchases 12,000 Shares of Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Stock

Mark A. Ruelle Purchases 12,000 Shares of Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Stock

Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) Director Mark A. Ruelle acquired 12,000 shares of Houston Wire & Cable stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of... 
JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) & Bally Technologies (BYI) Critical Contrast

JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) & Bally Technologies (BYI) Critical Contrast

JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ: JAKK) and Bally Technologies (NYSE:BYI) are both games, toys & children vehicles companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional... 
Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact RPX Corporation (RPXC) Share Price

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact RPX Corporation (RPXC) Share Price

News coverage about RPX Corporation (NASDAQ:RPXC) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern... 
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Upgraded to “Buy” at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Upgraded to “Buy” at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. upgraded shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Friday morning. OXY has been the topic of a number of other reports.... 
Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.20

Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.20

Media coverage about Bonanza Creek Energy (NYSE:BCEI) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in... 
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Given Buy Rating at Cowen and Company

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Given Buy Rating at Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company restated their buy rating on shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACOR) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has a $30.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s... 
Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Price Target Cut to $24.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Price Target Cut to $24.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) had its target price decreased by Morgan Stanley from $25.00 to $24.00 in a report released on Friday morning. Morgan Stanley currently has an overweight rating on the pipeline company’s stock. A... 
National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Director Jeffrey L. Kodosky Sells 2,000 Shares

National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Director Jeffrey L. Kodosky Sells 2,000 Shares

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Director Jeffrey L. Kodosky sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.58, for a total value of $89,160.00.... 
Reviewing JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) and LeapFrog Enterprises (LF)

Reviewing JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) and LeapFrog Enterprises (LF)

JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ: JAKK) and LeapFrog Enterprises (NYSE:LF) are both games, toys & children vehicles companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability,... 
Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) Upgraded by Deutsche Bank AG to Buy

Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) Upgraded by Deutsche Bank AG to Buy

Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Friday morning. Deutsche Bank AG currently has $45.00 price target on the athletic footwear retailer’s... 
News Corporation (NWS) vs. tronc (TRNC) Critical Comparison

News Corporation (NWS) vs. tronc (TRNC) Critical Comparison

News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS) and tronc (NASDAQ:TRNC) are both newspaper publishing companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability,... 
Brokerages Set PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT) Price Target at $17.33

Brokerages Set PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT) Price Target at $17.33

Shares of PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) have received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven ratings firms that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Five research analysts have... 
Insider Selling: EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) VP Sells $115,344.02 in Stock

Insider Selling: EMC Insurance Group Inc. (EMCI) VP Sells $115,344.02 in Stock

EMC Insurance Group Inc. (NASDAQ:EMCI) VP Robert Lynn Link sold 3,938 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.29, for a total value of $115,344.02.... 
Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK) Insider Michael E. Diamond Sells 11,525 Shares

Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK) Insider Michael E. Diamond Sells 11,525 Shares

Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK) insider Michael E. Diamond sold 11,525 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.56, for a total value of $98,654.00. Following... 
Virgin Money Holdings PLC (VM) Price Target Lowered to GBX 360 at Jefferies Group LLC

Virgin Money Holdings PLC (VM) Price Target Lowered to GBX 360 at Jefferies Group LLC

Virgin Money Holdings PLC (LON:VM) had its price target reduced by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 430 ($5.66) to GBX 360 ($4.73) in a research report released on Friday. They currently have a buy rating on the stock. Several other research... 
Hiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Hiscox Ltd (HSX) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell... 
Angie’s List (ANGI) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Angie’s List (ANGI) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Press coverage about Angie’s List (NASDAQ:ANGI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news... 
AAC Holdings, Inc. (AAC) Director Purchases $119,160.00 in Stock

AAC Holdings, Inc. (AAC) Director Purchases $119,160.00 in Stock

AAC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAC) Director W Larry Cash purchased 12,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was bought at an average price of $9.93 per share, for a total transaction of $119,160.00.... 
Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCA) Director David E. Rapley Sells 4,300 Shares

Liberty Interactive Corporation (QVCA) Director David E. Rapley Sells 4,300 Shares

Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) Director David E. Rapley sold 4,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.52, for a total transaction... 
Gamestop Corporation (GME) Downgraded to “Hold” at Vetr Inc.

Gamestop Corporation (GME) Downgraded to “Hold” at Vetr Inc.

Vetr cut shares of Gamestop Corporation (NYSE:GME) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has $16.58 target price on the stock. Several other equities... 
Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Vocera Communications (VCRA) Stock Price

Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Vocera Communications (VCRA) Stock Price

Media coverage about Vocera Communications (NYSE:VCRA) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources... 
John B. Ph D. Md Simpson Sells 454,584 Shares of Avinger, Inc. (AVGR) Stock

John B. Ph D. Md Simpson Sells 454,584 Shares of Avinger, Inc. (AVGR) Stock

Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR) Chairman John B. Ph D. Md Simpson sold 454,584 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $0.27, for a total transaction of... 
Financial Analysis: Winthrop Realty Trust (FUR) vs. RAIT Financial Trust (RAS)

Financial Analysis: Winthrop Realty Trust (FUR) vs. RAIT Financial Trust (RAS)

Winthrop Realty Trust (NYSE: FUR) and RAIT Financial Trust (NYSE:RAS) are both small-cap commercial reits – nec companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional... 
Turning Point Brands, Inc. (TPB) Director H.C. Charles Diao Acquires 7,697 Shares

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (TPB) Director H.C. Charles Diao Acquires 7,697 Shares

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (NYSE:TPB) Director H.C. Charles Diao bought 7,697 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $15.91 per share, for a total transaction... 
Warrior Met Coal Inc. (HCC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Warrior Met Coal Inc. (HCC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Warrior Met Coal Inc. (NYSE:HCC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Friday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $31.00 target price on the stock.... 
Premium Brands Holdings Co. (PRBZF) Upgraded to “Outperform” by BMO Capital Markets

Premium Brands Holdings Co. (PRBZF) Upgraded to “Outperform” by BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of Premium Brands Holdings Co. (OTCMKTS:PRBZF) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report report published on Friday. Premium Brands Holdings (OTCMKTS PRBZF) traded... 
Stella-Jones Inc (SJ) Price Target Increased to C$49.00 by Analysts at TD Securities

Stella-Jones Inc (SJ) Price Target Increased to C$49.00 by Analysts at TD Securities

Stella-Jones Inc (TSE:SJ) had its price target raised by TD Securities from C$48.00 to C$49.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday. TD Securities currently has a hold rating on the stock. Other equities analysts have also... 
Insider Selling: Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH) General Counsel Sells $180,732.42 in Stock

Insider Selling: Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH) General Counsel Sells $180,732.42 in Stock

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:TXRH) General Counsel Celia Catlett sold 3,663 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.34, for a total value of $180,732.42.... 
Crane Company (CR) Director James L. L. Tullis Sells 2,000 Shares of Stock

Crane Company (CR) Director James L. L. Tullis Sells 2,000 Shares of Stock

Crane Company (NYSE:CR) Director James L. L. Tullis sold 2,000 shares of Crane stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.44, for a total value of $162,880.00.... 
Genomic Health’s (GHDX) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity

Genomic Health’s (GHDX) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Genomic Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:GHDX) in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning. Canaccord Genuity currently has a $39.00 price objective on the medical research... 
CoBiz Financial (COBZ) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

CoBiz Financial (COBZ) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about CoBiz Financial (NASDAQ:COBZ) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news... 
Aegion (AEGN) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.14

Aegion (AEGN) Receives Daily News Impact Score of 0.14

News stories about Aegion (NASDAQ:AEGN) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog... 
Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Sonic Automotive (SAH) Share Price

Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Sonic Automotive (SAH) Share Price

Media coverage about Sonic Automotive (NYSE:SAH) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog... 
ILG (ILG) versus Digital Cinema Destinations Corp (DCIN) Head to Head Survey

ILG (ILG) versus Digital Cinema Destinations Corp (DCIN) Head to Head Survey

ILG (NASDAQ: ILG) and Digital Cinema Destinations Corp (NASDAQ:DCIN) are both leisure & recreation – nec companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional... 
Comparing Waste Connections (WCN) and Its Peers

Comparing Waste Connections (WCN) and Its Peers

Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Waste Management, Disposal & Recycling Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Waste Connections to similar... 
Trex Company, Inc. (TREX) Director Frank H. Merlotti, Jr. Sells 2,158 Shares

Trex Company, Inc. (TREX) Director Frank H. Merlotti, Jr. Sells 2,158 Shares

Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) Director Frank H. Merlotti, Jr. sold 2,158 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.51, for a total... 
Smart Sand Inc (SND) Cut to Hold at Jefferies Group LLC

Smart Sand Inc (SND) Cut to Hold at Jefferies Group LLC

Jefferies Group LLC cut shares of Smart Sand Inc (NASDAQ:SND) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The firm currently has $7.00 target price on... 
Actua Corporation (ACTA) Given $17.00 Average Price Target by Brokerages

Actua Corporation (ACTA) Given $17.00 Average Price Target by Brokerages

Actua Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTA) has earned a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and... 
Cavco Industries, Inc. (CVCO) Director Steven G. Bunger Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock

Cavco Industries, Inc. (CVCO) Director Steven G. Bunger Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock

Cavco Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVCO) Director Steven G. Bunger sold 4,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $146.50, for a total... 
Reviewing Bay Banks of Virginia (BAYK) & South State Corporation (SSB)

Reviewing Bay Banks of Virginia (BAYK) & South State Corporation (SSB)

Bay Banks of Virginia (OTCMKTS: BAYK) and South State Corporation (NASDAQ:SSB) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings,... 
Ryder System, Inc. (R) EVP John J. Gleason Sells 8,760 Shares of Stock

Ryder System, Inc. (R) EVP John J. Gleason Sells 8,760 Shares of Stock

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) EVP John J. Gleason sold 8,760 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.30, for a total value of $685,908.00. The sale... 
CDW Corporation (CDW) Insider Thomas E. Richards Sells 15,207 Shares of Stock

CDW Corporation (CDW) Insider Thomas E. Richards Sells 15,207 Shares of Stock

CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDW) insider Thomas E. Richards sold 15,207 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.25, for a total value of $1,007,463.75. The transaction... 
EXTRACTION O&G (XOG) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Imperial Capital

EXTRACTION O&G (XOG) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital assumed coverage on shares of EXTRACTION O&G (NASDAQ:XOG) in a research report released on Wednesday. The firm issued an outperform rating and a $20.00 price target on the energy company’s stock. Imperial... 
HSBC Holdings PLC Cuts Inmarsat Plc (ISAT) Price Target to GBX 570

HSBC Holdings PLC Cuts Inmarsat Plc (ISAT) Price Target to GBX 570

Inmarsat Plc (LON:ISAT) had its target price cut by HSBC Holdings PLC from GBX 720 ($9.47) to GBX 570 ($7.50) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a hold rating on... 
Virtusa Corporation (VRTU) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Virtusa Corporation (VRTU) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ:VRTU) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Wednesday. According to Zacks, “Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of information... 
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company

Cowen and Company reissued their buy rating on shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) in a research report report published on Tuesday. MPC has been the subject of several other research reports. Scotiabank reiterated... 
Analysts Expect AMN Healthcare Services Inc (AMN) to Post $0.63 Earnings Per Share

Analysts Expect AMN Healthcare Services Inc (AMN) to Post $0.63 Earnings Per Share

Equities analysts expect AMN Healthcare Services Inc (NYSE:AMN) to report earnings per share of $0.63 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for AMN Healthcare Services’... 
RBC Bearings Incorporated (ROLL) VP Thomas C. Crainer Sells 15,000 Shares

RBC Bearings Incorporated (ROLL) VP Thomas C. Crainer Sells 15,000 Shares

RBC Bearings Incorporated (NASDAQ:ROLL) VP Thomas C. Crainer sold 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $120.76, for a total transaction of... 
Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Holdings Lifted by Cipher Capital LP

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) Holdings Lifted by Cipher Capital LP

Cipher Capital LP raised its stake in Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) by 57.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 117,673 shares of the medical... 
Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management Purchases New Position in Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG)

Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management Purchases New Position in Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG)

Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management purchased a new position in shares of Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor...