Red Mountain Capital Partners Has Cut Position in Air Transport Services Grp I (ATSG) as Shares Rose; Wal (WMT) Holder Founders Financial Securities Has Cut Holding as Share Value Rose

November 14, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Founders Financial Securities Llc decreased its stake in Wal (WMT) by 40% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Founders Financial Securities Llc sold 6,441 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,661 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $731,000, down from 16,102 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Founders Financial Securities Llc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $270.76 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.38% or $0.35 reaching $90.64 per share. About 492,962 shares traded. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

Willem Mesdag decreased its stake in Air Transport Services Grp I (ATSG) by 65.3% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Red Mountain Capital Partners Llc sold 4.38 million shares as the company’s stock rose 33.68% with the market. The hedge fund run by Willem Mesdag held 2.33 million shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $50.66M, down from 6.70 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Red Mountain Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Air Transport Services Grp I for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.38B market cap company. The stock declined 1.18% or $0.28 reaching $23.4 per share. About 50,444 shares traded. Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) has risen 82.76% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 66.06% the S&P500.




More notable recent Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Curious Case Of Wal-Mart” on November 07, 2017, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Mike Khouw’s Walmart Options Trade” published on November 13, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Announces Expiration and Final Results Of Its Cash …” on November 06, 2017. More interesting news about Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) Heffx Trading Outlook” published on November 14, 2017 as well as Reuters.com‘s news article titled: “Wal-Mart’s new robots scan shelves to restock items faster” with publication date: October 26, 2017.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.13, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 59 investors sold WMT shares while 517 reduced holdings. 129 funds opened positions while 457 raised stakes. 877.29 million shares or 0.13% more from 876.16 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Dearborn Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% stake. Northpointe Capital holds 0.54% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) for 68,551 shares. Capital Fund Management holds 20,257 shares. Oakworth, a Alabama-based fund reported 6,573 shares. Texas-based Exxonmobil Inc Tx has invested 0.54% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Adams Asset Advsrs Ltd Liability Co stated it has 74,740 shares. Callahan Ltd reported 1.17% stake. Natl Pension Service owns 1.14 million shares or 0.52% of their US portfolio. Schnieders Cap Management Ltd Com invested in 0.38% or 10,889 shares. California-based Ar Asset Management Inc has invested 0.82% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Ims accumulated 17,856 shares or 1.27% of the stock. Wesbanco National Bank & Trust Incorporated invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). American Asset Mngmt owns 3,290 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Girard Limited invested 0.26% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Carnegie Cap Asset Limited Liability Company accumulated 9,646 shares or 0.09% of the stock.

Among 35 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 118 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, January 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 22 by Bank of America. As per Monday, May 15, the company rating was maintained by Bernstein. The rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 3 with “Underperform”. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Friday, October 13. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 15 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Positive” rating on Friday, February 10 by Susquehanna. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 5 by Macquarie Research. As per Monday, June 6, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. Guggenheim initiated Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) on Friday, September 30 with “Buy” rating.

Founders Financial Securities Llc, which manages about $511.93M and $263.11 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ssga Active Etf Tr by 7,958 shares to 87,196 shares, valued at $4.29M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Powershares Qqq Trust (QQQ) by 11,781 shares in the quarter, for a total of 82,726 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (EFA).

Since May 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 sales for $4.06 billion activity. WALTON JIM C sold $114.04M worth of stock or 1.46M shares. WALTON S ROBSON had sold 1.16M shares worth $90.35 million. 11,104 Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) shares with value of $868,299 were sold by Gearhart Jeffrey J. 1,322 shares were sold by Canney Jacqueline P, worth $104,113 on Tuesday, May 23. $408,070 worth of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) shares were sold by Chojnowski David.

Analysts await Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) to report earnings on November, 16 before the open. They expect $0.97 earnings per share, down 1.02% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.98 per share. WMT’s profit will be $2.90 billion for 23.36 P/E if the $0.97 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.08 actual earnings per share reported by Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.19% negative EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ:ATSG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Air Transport Services Group had 16 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 7. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, November 7 with “Hold”. The stock of Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, February 10 report. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 26 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 13 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 8. The rating was initiated by Imperial Capital with “In-Line” on Friday, February 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Analysts await Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) to report earnings on March, 5. They expect $0.27 EPS, up 42.11% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.19 per share. ATSG’s profit will be $15.92 million for 21.67 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by Air Transport Services Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.73% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.38, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 10 investors sold ATSG shares while 52 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 50.20 million shares or 1.27% more from 49.57 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Moreover, Axiom Investors Ltd Liability Corp De has 0.22% invested in Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). Intrust State Bank Na has 0.19% invested in Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). Lord Abbett And Company Ltd Liability holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) for 490,957 shares. Cortina Asset Management Limited Co invested in 397,168 shares or 0.37% of the stock. Renaissance holds 0.01% or 462,300 shares in its portfolio. Ameriprise holds 0% or 209,748 shares in its portfolio. Shannon River Fund Mngmt Ltd invested 1.99% of its portfolio in Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). Advisory Svcs Networks Ltd Liability invested in 181 shares. Moreover, Gp One Trading Ltd Partnership has 0.01% invested in Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) for 27,540 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 578,941 shares in its portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 71,171 shares. Parkwood Llc owns 44,961 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Creative Planning reported 2,676 shares. Lsv Asset Management accumulated 0.01% or 321,800 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 39,675 shares stake.

More notable recent Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Richard Corrado is the new COO for Air Transport Services Group Inc.” on September 12, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Air Transport Services Group’s (ATSG) CEO Joe Hete on Q3 2017 Results …” published on November 07, 2017, Fool.com published: “Why Air Transport Services Group Stock Soared 12% in July” on August 03, 2017. More interesting news about Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Air Transport Services Group Reaches Analyst Target Price” published on April 28, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Strong top- and bottom-line growth has investors buying shares of Air …” with publication date: May 04, 2017.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $98.14 million activity. Another trade for 8,048 shares valued at $185,748 was sold by TURNER QUINT O. On Monday, May 15 the insider Corrado Richard Francis sold $461,050.

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