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DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit to Block Newspaper Monopoly in California

The Department of Justice has just filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in an effort to block LA Times publisher Tribune Publishing Company from acquiring Freedom Communications Inc (which publishes the Register, in Orange County, CA, and Press-Enterprise, in Riverside County, CA). After Freedom’s bankruptcy auction, Tribune was chosen to be the purchaser, but the bankruptcy […]

Nike to [Finally] Release Sneakers With Self-Tying Laces a la Back To the Future Part II

When Back to the Future Part II hit US theaters in 1989, it not only furthered the story of plucky Marty McFly for fans of the budding trilogy, but it also introduced several technological concepts that the very same fans have been clamoring over for nearly three decades. While hoverboards were easily the most desirable […]

Fitbit To Partner With Amazon Echo Alexa Digital Personal Assistant

The popular Fitbit fitness tracker just got a little more personal, thanks to a partnership with Amazon. Forbes has just reported that the wearable device can now be synced with the Amazon Echo digital assistant known simply as Alexa. The new feature will provide users with vocalized, daily activity reports on your fitness regimen. Of […]

German Court Rules Over Potential Apple Patent Violation

A German district court has just ruled that Apple Inc has violated some patents previously acquired by Swiss security company Kudelski’s OpenTV business. Of course, this could force the massive, powerful, innovative technology company to remove some of its video streaming features currently circulating among popular products that are presently sold in Germany. The ruling […]

How Disney Has Learned From Its Past and its Partners to Reign at the Box Office Again

To hear that a Disney animated film performs well at the box office is nothing new. In fact, to hear that a Disney animated film breaks a box office record is really nothing new either. Snow White, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast…and many more continue to reign as top box office draws in cinematic history. […]

Flipkart Launches Brand Story Ads

India-based e-commerce Flipkart has announced, today, they will be going live with Brand Story Ads. This is a new, native, interactive story format filled with content images and product guides that will help brands better tell their stories directly to their target audiences in a refreshing and, most importantly, effective way. The company expresses that […]

Marketers React Favorably to New Facebook Feature

Facebook has made many changes over the years, and users always have mixed reactions. The social network’s most recent change, though, is guaranteed to result in the same reactions, no matter what. That’s because “Reactions” are exactly what Facebook has changed; or, rather, what they have added. While the company was never, apparently, planning to […]

Does The Gun Industry Market Directly to Children?

There are some things that children don’t need to know about, right? Sex, drugs, alcohol, violence; you know, “grown-up” things. It seems obvious; these are all things that they would not only fail to understand but have no use for. So, for the most part, companies don’t market these products to kids. But some gun […]

Connecticut Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Ban Pharmaceutical Companies from Marketing Direct-To-Consumers

A lawmaker in Connecticut has taken it upon themselves to curb pharmaceutical company direct-to-consumer advertising. Of course, this practice has recently come under yet more fire during the most recent presidential campaign season as well as the American Medical Association. The lawmaker—Rep Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn—argues, “At the end of the day, we should allow informed […]

Rovi Buying TiVo for Price of $1.1 Billion

TiVo, whose name is synonymous with an act of recording live shows on television, will be acquired by Rovi Corp for $1.1 billion, the two companies announced on Friday. In its acquisition of TiVo, Rovi will gain access to analytics about the habits of viewing television, which are provided to media companies and advertisers. Rovi […]

Revenue at Facebook Races Past Expectations on Mobile Ad Surge

Facebook Inc’s revenue for the quarter rose by over 50%, handily outpacing expectations on Wall Street as it highly popular mobile app and its push into live video attracted new advertisers and enticed existing ones to increase their spending. Shares at the company were up 9.5% during Wednesday after hours trading setting the stock on […]

Oppenheimer Comments on Preferred Apartment Communities Inc.’s Q1 2016 Earnings (APTS)

Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (NASDAQ:APTS) – Stock analysts at Oppenheimer upped their Q1 2016 earnings per share estimates for shares of Preferred Apartment Communities in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Oppenheimer analyst S. Manaker now expects that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.30 for the quarter, […]

KeyBanc Equities Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Equities researchers at KeyBanc dropped their Q1 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Amazon.com in a report released on Monday, Zacks Investment Research reports. KeyBanc analyst E. Yruma now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.57 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast […]

Q2 2016 Earnings Forecast for Cadence Design Systems Inc (CDNS) Issued By Griffin Securities

Cadence Design Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CDNS) – Griffin Securities reduced their Q2 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Cadence Design Systems in a research note issued on Tuesday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Griffin Securities analyst J. Vleeschhouwer now anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.17 per share for the quarter, down from their […]

FIG Partners Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC)

Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ:BMRC) – Equities researchers at FIG Partners boosted their Q2 2016 EPS estimates for shares of Bank of Marin Bancorp in a note issued to investors on Monday, Zacks Investment Research reports. FIG Partners analyst T. Coffey now expects that the firm will post earnings of $0.78 per share for the […]

Hartford Investment Management Co. Has $2,420,000 Stake in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (IPG)

Hartford Investment Management Co. lowered its stake in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) by 0.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 103,940 shares of the company’s stock after selling 512 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co.’s holdings in Interpublic Group of Companies were worth $2,420,000 as of […]

Hartford Investment Management Co. Buys 345 Shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Hartford Investment Management Co. increased its stake in shares of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) by 0.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 89,332 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 345 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co.’s holdings in […]

Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s Q2 2016 Earnings (BK)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) – Analysts at Jefferies Group raised their Q2 2016 earnings estimates for Bank of New York Mellon Corp in a research note issued to investors on Monday, Zacks Investment Research reports. Jefferies Group analyst K. Usdin now expects that the brokerage will earn $0.77 per share for the […]

Linear Technology Co. (LLTC) Position Cut by Hartford Investment Management Co.

Hartford Investment Management Co. reduced its position in shares of Linear Technology Co. (NASDAQ:LLTC) by 13.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 59,098 shares of the company’s stock after selling 9,575 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co.’s holdings in Linear Technology were worth $2,510,000 as of its most […]

Alcobra Ltd (ADHD) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday

Alcobra Ltd (NASDAQ:ADHD) is set to announce its earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of ($0.22) per share for the quarter. Alcobra (NASDAQ:ADHD) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 17th. The company reported ($0.20) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of […]

Hartford Investment Management Co. Raises Position in PolyOne Co. (POL)

Hartford Investment Management Co. raised its stake in shares of PolyOne Co. (NYSE:POL) by 98.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 79,406 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 39,437 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co. […]

Camden Property Trust (CPT) Set to Announce Earnings on Friday

Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) will release its Q116 earnings data on Friday, April 29th. Analysts expect Camden Property Trust to post earnings of $1.19 per share and revenue of $231.63 million for the quarter. Camden Property Trust has set its Q1 guidance at $1.16-1.20 EPS and its FY16 guidance at $4.75-4.95 EPS. Camden Property Trust […]

Hartford Investment Management Co. Decreases Position in National Bank Holdings Corp (NBHC)

Hartford Investment Management Co. reduced its stake in shares of National Bank Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:NBHC) by 38.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 118,889 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 73,627 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management […]

Hartford Investment Management Co. Has $2,586,000 Stake in Callaway Golf Co (ELY)

Hartford Investment Management Co. reduced its position in Callaway Golf Co (NYSE:ELY) by 15.8% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 274,530 shares of the company’s stock after selling 51,326 shares during the period. Hartford Investment Management Co. owned approximately 0.30% of Callaway Golf worth $2,586,000 at the end of the most […]

Zacks: Aradigm Co. (NASDAQ:ARDM) Receives Average Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Aradigm Co. (NASDAQ:ARDM) have earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Analysts have set a one year consensus price objective of $26.00 for the company, according to […]

Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) Given Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” by Brokerages

Colony Starwood Homes (NYSE:SFR) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.33 (Strong Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a buy recommendation and two have issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. Brokers have set […]

Pfenex Inc (NASDAQ:PFNX) Given Average Rating of “Strong Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Pfenex Inc (NASDAQ:PFNX) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $28.00 for the company and are […]

Analysts Anticipate Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:BMTC) to Post $0.47 Earnings Per Share

Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:BMTC) has been given a consensus broker rating score of 2.50 (Hold) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. Zacks has also […]

Zacks: Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EPRS) Receives Average Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

Shares of Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EPRS) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the three analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a 1 year consensus target price of $12.00 for […]

Analysts Set $30.00 Target Price for Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC)

Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) has received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the three brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating. Analysts have set a 12 month consensus price target of $30.00 for the company and are anticipating […]

Zacks: BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:BSTC) Receives Consensus Rating of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:BSTC) has received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Brokerages have set a one year consensus price objective of $60.00 for the […]

Analysts Expect Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) to Announce $0.54 Earnings Per Share

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.80 (Buy) from the five analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Korn/Ferry International’s rating score […]

Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) by 1.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 47,882 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 598 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.07% of Assurant worth $3,854,000 as of […]

Target Co. (TGT) Stake Cut by Fic Capital Inc.

Fic Capital Inc. cut its stake in Target Co. (NYSE:TGT) by 0.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 52,471 shares of the retailer’s stock after selling 375 shares during the period. Target comprises approximately 1.7% of Fic Capital Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 17th largest position. Fic Capital Inc.’s holdings […]

Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Position Increased by Mazama Capital Management Inc.

Mazama Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) by 9.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 52,702 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,614 shares during the period. Mazama Capital Management […]

Mazama Capital Management Inc. Increases Position in TJX Companies Inc (TJX)

Mazama Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) by 14.1% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 37,994 shares of the apparel and home fashions retailer’s stock after buying an additional 4,695 shares during the period. Mazama Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in TJX Companies were worth […]

Brokerages Anticipate MainSource Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MSFG) to Announce $0.41 EPS

MainSource Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MSFG) has received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating. MainSource Financial Group’s rating score has declined by 20% from 90 days ago as a […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) Stake Decreased by Mazama Capital Management Inc.

Mazama Capital Management Inc. lowered its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) by 58.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 10,525 shares of the company’s stock after selling 15,057 shares during the period. Mazama Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Thermo Fisher Scientific were worth $1,493,000 at the end of the […]

Zacks: First of Long Island Corp (NASDAQ:FLIC) Given $30.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages

First of Long Island Corp (NASDAQ:FLIC) has been given an average broker rating score of 2.50 (Hold) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. Brokerages have set a 12 […]

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Sells 1,392 Shares of Lindsay Co. (LNN)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. cut its stake in Lindsay Co. (NYSE:LNN) by 2.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 54,008 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,392 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.49% of Lindsay worth $3,910,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. A number […]

Zacks: American National BankShares Inc (NASDAQ:AMNB) Given $27.00 Average Target Price by Brokerages

Shares of American National BankShares Inc (NASDAQ:AMNB) have earned an average broker rating score of 2.67 (Hold) from the three analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. Brokerages have set a […]

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Boosts Position in Ensco Plc (ESV)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in shares of Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) by 10.3% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 257,088 shares of the offshore drilling services provider’s stock after buying an additional 24,048 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.11% of Ensco Plc worth $3,958,000 as of […]

InterXion Holding NV (INXN) Shares Bought by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in InterXion Holding NV (NASDAQ:INXN) by 22.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 131,371 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 23,789 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.19% of InterXion Holding NV […]

Brokerages Anticipate GlycoMimetics Inc (NASDAQ:GLYC) to Announce ($0.47) EPS

Shares of GlycoMimetics Inc (NASDAQ:GLYC) have received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation. Analysts have set a 1-year consensus price target of $12.00 for the company and are […]

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Acquires 1,615 Shares of SJW Corp. (SJW)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) by 1.2% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 133,590 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,615 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 0.66% of SJW Corp. worth $3,962,000 at the end of the […]

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Decreases Position in HSN, Inc. (HSNI)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. reduced its stake in shares of HSN, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSNI) by 2.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 78,405 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,016 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.15% of HSN worth $3,973,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several […]

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Sells 226,990 Shares of Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. reduced its position in shares of Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) by 61.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 145,395 shares of the company’s stock after selling 226,990 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc.’s holdings in Williams Partners L.P. were worth $4,015,000 as of its most recent filing […]

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Has $4,060,000 Position in New York Times Co (NYT)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. cut its stake in shares of New York Times Co (NYSE:NYT) by 3.9% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 302,598 shares of the company’s stock after selling 12,369 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned about 0.19% of New York Times worth $4,060,000 as of its most […]

Ameriprise Financial Inc. Increases Position in Sunedison Semiconductor Ltd (SEMI)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Sunedison Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:SEMI) by 46.5% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 519,430 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 164,840 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned approximately 1.24% of Sunedison Semiconductor worth $4,072,000 at the end […]

Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) Raised to “Buy” at TheStreet

TheStreet upgraded shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Friday morning, MarketBeat.Com reports. Several other analysts also recently issued reports on KMB. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kimberly Clark Corp from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report […]

FY2016 EPS Estimates for LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc Boosted by SunTrust (LTXB)

LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:LTXB) – Analysts at SunTrust raised their FY2016 earnings per share estimates for LegacyTexas Financial Group in a report released on Wednesday, according to Zacks Investment Research. SunTrust analyst M. Young now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.81 for the year, up from their previous estimate […]

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (PFS) to Release Earnings on Friday

Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS) will post its Q116 quarterly earnings results on Friday, April 29th. Analysts expect Provident Financial Services to post earnings of $0.34 per share and revenue of $65.66 million for the quarter. Provident Financial Services (NYSE:PFS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 29th. The company reported $0.34 earnings […]

The Ultimate Software Group’s (ULTI) “Neutral” Rating Reiterated at Wedbush

The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reissued by Wedbush in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, MarketBeat reports. They currently have a $203.00 price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of $194.00. Wedbush’s target price suggests a potential upside of 0.51% from the stock’s previous […]

Pioneer Energy Services Corp (PES) Set to Announce Earnings on Friday

Pioneer Energy Services Corp (NYSE:PES) will release its Q116 earnings data on Friday, April 29th. Analysts expect Pioneer Energy Services Corp to post earnings of ($0.33) per share and revenue of $80.57 million for the quarter. Pioneer Energy Services Corp (NYSE:PES) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 17th. The company reported ($0.25) […]

Boston Scientific Co. (BSX) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

Boston Scientific Co. (NYSE:BSX) issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.25-0.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.26, Market Beat.com reports. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.010-2.060 billion, compared to the consensus […]

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (TRK) Updates FY16 Earnings Guidance

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) updated its FY16 earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.90-1.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.08, Analyst Ratings Net reports. A number of analysts have issued reports on TRK shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Speedway Motorsports from a hold rating […]

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Stake Boosted by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its position in Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) by 2.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 20,570 shares of the technology infrastructure company’s stock after buying an additional 395 shares during the period. Bbva Compass Bancshares […]

Alkermes Plc (ALKS) Position Maintained by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. held its position in Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 14,091 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the fourth quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.’s holdings in Alkermes Plc were worth $1,119,000 as of its […]

F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Stake Increased by Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its stake in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) by 216.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 10,704 shares of the network technology company’s stock after buying an additional 7,319 shares during the period. Bbva Compass […]