Lyon William Homes (WLH) Shareholder Bbt Capital Management Cut Position as Stock Rose; Oclaro (OCLR) Shares Declined While Portolan Capital Management Trimmed by $1.61 Million Its Stake

November 14, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

George Mccabe decreased its stake in Oclaro Inc. (OCLR) by 25.3% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Portolan Capital Management Llc sold 178,956 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.87% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by George Mccabe held 528,420 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $4.94M, down from 707,376 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Portolan Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Oclaro Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.05 billion market cap company. The stock declined 1.27% or $0.08 reaching $6.21 per share. About 101,505 shares traded. Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) has risen 92.74% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 76.04% the S&P500.

Bbt Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Lyon William Homes (WLH) by 7.09% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bbt Capital Management Llc sold 33,158 shares as the company’s stock rose 30.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 434,661 shares of the homebuilding company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $10.49 million, down from 467,819 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bbt Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Lyon William Homes for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $898.95M market cap company. The stock rose 0.25% or $0.07 reaching $28.25. About 2,519 shares traded. William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) has risen 65.59% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.89% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 1.51 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.59 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 45 investors sold OCLR shares while 58 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 114.12 million shares or 4.08% more from 109.65 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Rmb Capital Mngmt Ltd Company invested 0.03% in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR). 1.56M are held by Sg Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation. Navellier Assocs reported 342,668 shares or 0.48% of all its holdings. Weiss Multi stated it has 0.04% in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR). Matthews Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) for 640,000 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 118,695 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR). Amer reported 0% of its portfolio in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR). Oppenheimer And Incorporated reported 51,610 shares. Portolan Capital Management Limited Com has 528,420 shares. Quentec Asset Management reported 1.86% in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR). Alliancebernstein LP holds 0% or 254,400 shares in its portfolio. Capstone Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) or 35,450 shares. Shaker Invests Limited Com Oh has 0.49% invested in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) for 69,250 shares. Moreover, State Street Corporation has 0% invested in Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR).

Portolan Capital Management Llc, which manages about $535.17 million and $779.23M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Skechers Usa Inc. (NYSE:SKX) by 248,415 shares to 473,869 shares, valued at $13.98M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) by 24,239 shares in the quarter, for a total of 68,234 shares, and has risen its stake in Box Inc..

Among 14 analysts covering Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Oclaro Inc had 38 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies initiated Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) rating on Monday, October 3. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $11.25 target. Jefferies reinitiated the shares of OCLR in report on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by M Partners. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by Needham. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, November 4. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 3. Northland Capital initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $4 target in Tuesday, August 18 report. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by Piper Jaffray. Cowen & Co maintained Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 15 report.

More notable recent Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “How Oclaro Inc. Shares Fell 24% Today” on November 02, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “How These Semiconductor Stocks are Performing? — Cree, Oclaro, Synopsys, and …” published on November 14, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Oclaro Falls Off A Cliff” on November 03, 2017. More interesting news about Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Oclaro Inc. Earnings Advance 72% In Q1” published on November 01, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Oclaro Looks Attractive” with publication date: October 23, 2017.

Analysts await Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.11 EPS, down 42.11% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.19 per share. OCLR’s profit will be $18.60M for 14.11 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual EPS reported by Oclaro Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.89% negative EPS growth.

Bbt Capital Management Llc, which manages about $752.75M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in At&T Inc (Call) (NYSE:T) by 80,000 shares to 190,000 shares, valued at $7.17M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 2,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX).

Among 4 analysts covering William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. William Lyon Homes had 11 analyst reports since August 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by JMP Securities. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Tuesday, February 21. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, December 6 by Wedbush. Wedbush maintained it with “Hold” rating and $27.0 target in Wednesday, November 1 report. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Saturday, August 29. The stock of William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Thursday, September 17. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Friday, September 4. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by UBS.

Analysts await William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.85 earnings per share, up 41.67% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.6 per share. WLH’s profit will be $27.05M for 8.31 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.71 actual earnings per share reported by William Lyon Homes for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.72% EPS growth.

More notable recent William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “William Lyon Homes to Report Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results” on October 13, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “William Lyon Homes’ (WLH) CEO Matthew Zaist on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on August 07, 2017, Streetinsider.com published: “William Lyon Homes (WLH) to Offer 3.32M Shares for Paulson & Co.” on September 13, 2017. More interesting news about William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “William Lyon Homes’ (WLH) CEO Matthew Zaist on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on May 09, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “William Lyon Homes Announces Creation of New 55+ Brand – “Ovation, a Lyon …” with publication date: March 31, 2017.

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