Virtu Financial Cut Its Facebook (FB) Position by $650,357; Hd Supply Hldgs (HDS) Shareholder Bluemar Capital Management Decreased Its Stake as Shares Declined

December 7, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Virtu Financial Llc decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 61.75% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Virtu Financial Llc sold 4,307 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.88% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,668 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $403,000, down from 6,975 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Virtu Financial Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $511.60B market cap company. The stock increased 1.87% or $3.23 during the last trading session, reaching $176.06. About 20.26 million shares traded or 27.07% up from the average. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

David Rodriguez decreased its stake in Hd Supply Hldgs Inc (HDS) by 50.49% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bluemar Capital Management Llc sold 31,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.14% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by David Rodriguez held 31,280 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $958,000, down from 63,180 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bluemar Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Hd Supply Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.18 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $38.64. About 2.76 million shares traded or 18.37% up from the average. HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) has risen 25.80% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.10% the S&P500.




Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.37, from 1.36 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 75 investors sold HDS shares while 107 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 189.62 million shares or 0.65% less from 190.86 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Dnb Asset As holds 0% of its portfolio in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) for 18,060 shares. Macquarie Grp reported 346,791 shares. Moreover, Signalpoint Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.17% invested in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS). Pacad Invest Limited owns 44,100 shares. Aspiriant Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.06% in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS). Cubist Systematic Strategies stated it has 0.13% in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS). Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Company has invested 0.07% in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS). Fin Architects holds 0.01% or 1,509 shares. Hillsdale Inv Mngmt holds 180 shares. Herndon Cap Mgmt Limited Liability holds 293 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Rr Ptnrs Limited Partnership holds 4.6% or 2.63M shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability holds 19,100 shares. Phocas Financial holds 19,410 shares. Wellington Management Group Inc Llp accumulated 274,229 shares. Independent Portfolio Consultants holds 0.02% of its portfolio in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) for 1,388 shares.

Bluemar Capital Management Llc, which manages about $314.00M and $173.68 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hilton Grand Vacations Inc by 81,900 shares to 132,428 shares, valued at $4.78M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Blackrock Inc (NYSE:BLK) by 2,950 shares in the quarter, for a total of 11,490 shares, and has risen its stake in Cme Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME).

Among 17 analysts covering HD Supply Holdings (NASDAQ:HDS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. HD Supply Holdings had 45 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, December 9 report. The stock of HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 2 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Goldman Sachs. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, September 20 report. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Monday, May 29 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, October 25 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 10 by Longbow. As per Thursday, June 2, the company rating was initiated by Longbow. Robert W. Baird downgraded HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) rating on Wednesday, June 7. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $37 target.

More notable recent HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “HDS Crosses Above Average Analyst Target” on December 06, 2017, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Mario Cibelli Buys HD Supply Holdings Inc, Macerich Co, O’Reilly Automotive …” published on December 06, 2017, Zacks.com published: “HD Supply Holdings (HDS) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6.3% in Session” on December 06, 2017. More interesting news about HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDS) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “HD Supply Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) Volatility Hits a High in an Upward Trend” published on December 05, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “HD Supply Holdings, Inc. Announces 2017 Third-Quarter Results, Raises Full …” with publication date: December 05, 2017.

Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.94 EPS, up 56.45% or $0.70 from last year’s $1.24 per share. FB’s profit will be $5.64B for 22.69 P/E if the $1.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.59 actual EPS reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.01% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 48 investors sold FB shares while 553 reduced holdings. 159 funds opened positions while 684 raised stakes. 1.62 billion shares or 0.41% less from 1.63 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Rmb Management Limited Liability Corp reported 66,694 shares. 15,417 were accumulated by Compton Cap Management Ri. Moreover, Clal Insur Enter Limited has 1.77% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). First Manhattan accumulated 32,862 shares. Shellback LP owns 110,000 shares or 1.43% of their US portfolio. Accuvest Advsrs holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 4,222 shares. Moreover, Old Second Bancorporation Of Aurora has 0.06% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Phocas Financial Corp stated it has 6 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance owns 2.27M shares. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca has invested 5.64% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Abner Herrman Brock Ltd Liability Co reported 29,770 shares. 98,017 are held by Halsey Assoc Ct. Wafra Inv Advisory Gp New York holds 1.64% or 214,751 shares. Jbf holds 0.33% or 20,000 shares. Hyman Charles D owns 1,488 shares.

Among 53 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 49 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Facebook had 210 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, July 27. The company was maintained on Monday, July 24 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 17 by M Partners. As per Thursday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. On Thursday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by UBS. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Monday, July 24. Pacific Crest reinitiated Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Friday, January 20 with “Overweight” rating. Axiom Capital maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, April 28 with “Buy” rating.

Since June 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $5.82 million activity. Cox Christopher K had sold 16,000 shares worth $2.45M on Wednesday, June 7. $112,689 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Stretch Colin on Tuesday, June 13. Another trade for 37,922 shares valued at $5.71 million was made by Schroepfer Michael Todd on Tuesday, June 13.

Virtu Financial Llc, which manages about $721.42M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Silver Trust (SLV) by 387,990 shares to 405,190 shares, valued at $6.37M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tallgrass Energy Partners Lp (NYSE:TEP) by 18,040 shares in the quarter, for a total of 25,613 shares, and has risen its stake in United Sts Short Oil Fd Lp (DNO).

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