Here are today's top research calls.
Pike (PIKE) was downgraded to 'hold' from 'buy' at BB&T Capital Markets.
Pike (PIKE) soared Monday after the energy company agreed to let investment firm Court Square Capital Partners take it private in a deal that values Pike at approximately $383 million.
One fund specializing in stock buybacks has beaten the market. Nonetheless, the jury is still out.
Unusual volume can also be a major signal that hedge funds and momentum traders are piling into a stock ahead of a catalyst.
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