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Crown Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells packaging products for consumer goods in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers aluminum beverage cans and ends, and other packaging products to beverage and beer companies; food cans and ends, including two-and three-piece cans in various shapes and sizes for food marketers; and aerosol cans and ends for manufacturers of personal care, food, household, and industrial products. It also provides metal and composite closures, and capping systems and services, as well as various specialty containers comprising lid and closure variations. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System decreased its holdings in Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) by 2.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 182,103 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after selling 3,896 shares during the period. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System owned approximately 0.13% of Crown worth $7,570,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
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eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH) had its price objective raised by SunTrust Banks to $75.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, The Fly reports. They currently have a buy rating on the financial services provider’s stock.
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Compass Diversified Holdings (the Trust), incorporated on November 18, 2005, and Compass Group Diversified Holdings, LLC, (the Company), acquires and manages a group of small and middle-market businesses. The Company’s segments include The Ergo Baby Carrier, Inc. (Ergobaby), Liberty Safe and Security Products, Inc. (Liberty Safe or Liberty), Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd. (Manitoba Harvest), Compass AC Holdings, Inc. (ACI or Advanced Circuits), AMT Acquisition Corporation (Arnold or Arnold Magnetics), Clean Earth Holdings, Inc. (Clean Earth), Candle Lamp Company, LLC (Sterno or Sterno Products) and Tridien Medical, Inc. (Tridien). The Company also owns a non-controlling interest of approximately 41% in Fox Factory Holding Corp. (FOX). Compass Group Management LLC, (CGM or the Manager), manages the day to day operations of the Company and oversees the management and operations of its businesses pursuant to a management services agreement (MSA).
Ergobaby is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of wearable baby carriers and related baby wearing products, as well as stroller travel systems and accessories. Ergobaby offers a range of wearable baby carriers, stroller travel systems and related products that are sold through approximately 450 retailers and Web shops in the United States and internationally. Ergobaby has two main product lines: baby carriers (baby carriers and accessories) and infant travel systems (strollers and accessories).
Liberty Safe or Liberty is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of home and gun safes in North America. Through its approximately 314,000 square foot manufacturing facility, Liberty produces a range of home and gun safe models in an assortment of sizes, features and styles. Its products are marketed under the Liberty Safe brand, as well as a portfolio of licensed and private label brands, including Remington, Cabela’s and John Deere. Liberty Safe also sells commercial safes, vault doors and handgun va! ults.
Manitoba Harvest is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of branded, hemp-based food products. Manitoba Harvest’s products, which include Hemp Hearts, Hemp Heart Bites, Hemp Heart Bars, and Hemp protein powders, are carried in over 7,000 retail stores across the United States and Canada.
Advanced Circuits or ACI is a provider of rigid printed circuit boards (PCBs), in the United States. Advanced Circuits typically manufactures 2 to 20 layer PCBs. Advanced Circuits also provides its customers with assembly services. Advanced Circuits uses brand names, such as FreeDFM.com, 4pcb.com, 4PCB.com, 33each.com, barebonespcb.com and Advanced Circuits.
Arnold is a manufacturer of engineered, application specific permanent magnets. Arnold Magnetics products are used in applications, such as general industrial, reprographic systems, aerospace and defense, advertising and promotional, consumer and appliance, energy, automotive and medical technology. Arnold Magnetics is the manufacturer of engineered magnets, as well as domestic producer to design, engineer and manufacture rare earth magnetic solutions. Arnold markets magnets under the brand names of RECOMA, PLASTIFORM, FLEXMAG and ARNOLD.
Clean Earth is a provider of environmental services for a range of contaminated materials, including soils, dredged material, hazardous waste and drill cuttings. Clean Earth provides a solution that analyzes, treats, documents and recycles waste streams generated in multiple end markets, such as power, construction, commercial development, oil and gas, infrastructure, industrial and dredging. Clean Earth operates approximately 10 permitted facilities in the Eastern United States.
Sterno Products is a manufacturer and marketer of food warming devices and table lighting solutions for the food service industry. Sterno’s produ! ct line i! ncludes wick and chafing fuels, butane stoves and accessories, liquid and traditional wax candles, catering equipment and lamps. Sterno’s products are sold primarily through the foodservice and consumer retail channels.
Tridien is a designer and manufacturer of powered and non-powered medical therapeutic support services and patient positioning devices serving the acute care, long-term care and home health care markets. Tridien’s therapeutic support surfaces are used for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers and its patient positioning devices are used during surgical procedures to align various parts of the human body that must be fixed in place or require protection from injury. Tridien manufactures products as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), contract manufacturer (CM) and branded/private label manufacturer in multiple locations across the United States. Tridien’s facilities are located in Corona, California, Fishers, Indiana, and Coral Springs, Florida.
The Company competes with TTM Technologies, Inc., Viasystems Group, Inc., Thomas & Skinner, Magnum Magnetics, Electron Energy, Vacuumschmelze Gruner, Baby Bjorn, Chicco, Britax, Manduca, Beco, Boba, Tula, LilleBaby, Stokke, Bugaboo, UppaBaby, Browning, Winchester and RedHead/Bass Pro.
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Canadian marijuana producer Tilrayis jumping into the U.S. hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) oil market in a big way, buying Manitoba Harvest from Compass Diversified Holdings(NYSE:CODI) in a cash-and-stock deal worth up to 419 million Canadian dollars. Shares of Tilray bounced 5.3% on the news and those of Compass rose 2.7%.
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Purple Innovation (NYSE: CODI) and Compass Diversified (NYSE:CODI) are both small-cap unclassified companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings.