Nine Chapters Capital Management Holding in Oracle (ORCL) Cut by $725,000 as Market Value Rose; As Barnes Group (B) Market Valuation Rose, Aristotle Capital Boston Trimmed Its Holding by $1.09 Million

December 7, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Aristotle Capital Boston Llc decreased its stake in Barnes Group Inc (B) by 8.79% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aristotle Capital Boston Llc sold 18,874 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.42% with the market. The institutional investor held 195,815 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $11.46 million, down from 214,689 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aristotle Capital Boston Llc who had been investing in Barnes Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.48 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $64.84. About 183,209 shares traded. Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) has risen 67.01% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.31% the S&P500.

Chao Ku decreased its stake in Oracle Corporation (ORCL) by 76.72% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc sold 14,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.35% with the market. The hedge fund run by Chao Ku held 4,400 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $221,000, down from 18,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Oracle Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $202.08B market cap company. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $48.42. About 12.97 million shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 14.08% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.62% the S&P500.




More news for Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Harfst & Associates, Inc. Buys Barnes Group Inc, TD Ameritrade Holding Corp …” on November 07, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Wasatch Advisors Inc Buys Cantel Medical Corp, Barnes Group Inc, 51job Inc …” and published on November 09, 2017 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 14 investors sold B shares while 76 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 45.18 million shares or 1.08% less from 45.68 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gamco Investors Et Al owns 0.01% invested in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) for 16,300 shares. Cantab Cap Prtn Llp owns 5,192 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has invested 0% in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 32,256 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Da Davidson reported 0% stake. Verity Asset accumulated 3,436 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.01% or 73,127 shares. D E Shaw holds 108,712 shares. 315,507 are held by Elk Creek Ptnrs Limited Com. 38,209 are owned by Manufacturers Life Comm The. Wooster Corthell Wealth Mngmt invested in 82,184 shares. 1St Glob Inc invested in 12,743 shares. Oppenheimer Asset accumulated 1,869 shares or 0% of the stock. Barclays Public Limited invested in 5,938 shares or 0% of the stock. Koch owns 356,406 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio.

Among 8 analysts covering Barnes Group (NYSE:B), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Barnes Group had 22 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 7 report. The stock of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 5 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, February 12. Deutsche Bank upgraded Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) on Thursday, April 7 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Thursday, September 7. As per Thursday, January 19, the company rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson. The company was maintained on Monday, October 26 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 28. DA Davidson initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, December 11 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, January 19.

Analysts await Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) to report earnings on February, 16. They expect $0.68 earnings per share, up 1.49% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.67 per share. B’s profit will be $36.45M for 23.84 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.66 actual earnings per share reported by Barnes Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.03% EPS growth.

Aristotle Capital Boston Llc, which manages about $1.48 billion and $896.37M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Keane Group Inc by 55,476 shares to 360,732 shares, valued at $5.77M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Aptargroup Inc (NYSE:ATR) by 11,571 shares in the quarter, for a total of 19,561 shares, and has risen its stake in Sp Plus Corp (NASDAQ:SP).

Investors sentiment is 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its the same as in 2017Q1. It has no change, as 49 investors sold ORCL shares while 572 reduced holdings. only 140 funds opened positions while 449 raised stakes. 2.35 billion shares or 0.02% less from 2.35 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Eqis Capital Mngmt Inc invested in 0.13% or 44,227 shares. Park National Corp Oh has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Moreover, Green Square Cap Llc has 0.05% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 5,409 shares. Ancora Advsr Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.24% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). 151,025 were reported by Blume Management Inc. Coastline stated it has 0.68% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). 342,000 are owned by Olstein Capital Mngmt L P. Ltd Ltd Liability invested in 0.08% or 4,550 shares. Moreover, Aviva Public Limited has 0.56% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 2.01 million shares. 162,801 are held by Covington Mgmt. 384,212 are held by Blair William & Communications Il. Invest Centers Of America Inc invested in 0.04% or 9,347 shares. Trillium Asset Management Ltd Liability Co holds 13,175 shares. Franklin Incorporated reported 40.21 million shares or 1.01% of all its holdings. Amica Retiree Medical holds 0.97% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) or 23,867 shares.

Among 38 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Oracle had 97 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 22. As per Friday, December 16, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust on Wednesday, September 16 to “Buy”. On Tuesday, April 26 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. The company was initiated on Friday, January 8 by BMO Capital Markets. Wedbush maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Friday, December 16 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Saturday, October 10. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 11 with “Outperform”. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 15. BMO Capital Markets maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) rating on Monday, October 2. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $57.0 target.

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