As Ally Financial Common (ALLY) Shares Declined, Stonehill Capital Management Has Lifted Position by $21.25 Million; As Mondelez Intl (MDLZ) Share Value Rose, Shareholder Soros Fund Management Boosted Holding

November 9, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

George Soros increased its stake in Mondelez Intl Inc (MDLZ) by 9.29% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Soros Fund Management Llc bought 115,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.60% with the market. The hedge fund run by George Soros held 1.35 million shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $58.44M, up from 1.24M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Soros Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Mondelez Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $62.02 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.24% or $0.1 reaching $41.5 on the news. About 617,092 shares traded. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has risen 5.69% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.01% the S&P500.

Stonehill Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Ally Financial Inc Common (ALLY) by 78.8% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stonehill Capital Management Llc bought 1.06 million shares as the company’s stock declined 19.04% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 2.41 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $50.39M, up from 1.35M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stonehill Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Ally Financial Inc Common for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.36 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.08% or $0.02 reaching $25.7 on the news. About 179,322 shares traded. Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) has risen 12.72% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.98% the S&P500.




Stonehill Capital Management Llc, which manages about $3.24B and $264.66M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tenet Healthcare Corp Common (NYSE:THC) by 60,000 shares to 450,065 shares, valued at $8.70 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Among 20 analysts covering Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Ally Financial had 42 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) rating on Tuesday, January 3. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $24 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Thursday, September 28. The firm earned “Positive” rating on Monday, January 23 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Wood on Friday, April 7 with “Buy”. On Wednesday, September 16 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) on Wednesday, May 4 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup initiated the shares of ALLY in report on Monday, October 16 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, February 3, the company rating was maintained by Compass Point. The stock of Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, November 2 by Barclays Capital.

More recent Ally Financial Inc (NYSE:ALLY) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Dinesh Chopra Joins Ally Financial As Chief Strategy Officer” on November 08, 2017. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Ally Financial’s Q3 cheers the bulls” on October 25, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Ally Increases Financing of Retail Contracts for Carvana to $2 Billion” with publication date: November 07, 2017 was also an interesting one.

Soros Fund Management Llc, which manages about $5.62 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 161,373 shares to 476,713 shares, valued at $71.97M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Snap Inc by 100,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.55 million shares, and cut its stake in Credit Accep Corp Mich (NASDAQ:CACC).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 48 investors sold MDLZ shares while 407 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 359 raised stakes. 1.11 billion shares or 2.02% less from 1.13 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Mechanics Bank Trust Department reported 0.06% stake. Wesbanco State Bank Inc holds 277,364 shares or 0.65% of its portfolio. Richard Bernstein Advsr Ltd Liability Co holds 13,442 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. 6,115 were accumulated by Ghp Advsr Inc. Ancora Advsrs Lc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) for 26,888 shares. Checchi Advisers Limited Liability Corp reported 0.06% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ). One Association holds 0.03% or 10,480 shares. Company Of Virginia Va owns 33,139 shares or 0.22% of their US portfolio. 1St Global Advisors, a Texas-based fund reported 17,898 shares. Cibc Ww Mkts holds 0.62% or 1.37 million shares in its portfolio. Rnc Capital Mngmt Lc holds 0.02% or 6,757 shares in its portfolio. Reliance Co Of Delaware has 21,558 shares. Congress Asset Ma invested 0.02% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Moreover, Invsts has 0.7% invested in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) for 12.12 million shares. Dillon owns 20,215 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Mondelez International Inc had 54 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, September 6. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 6 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, April 4 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 18 by Piper Jaffray. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MDLZ in report on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 4. The stock of Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 23. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 14. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $49.0 target in Friday, October 13 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MDLZ in report on Friday, July 31 with “Outperform” rating.

More notable recent Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Mondelez International Names Glen Walter EVP and President, North America” on October 25, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: “3 Stocks to Watch on Tuesday: Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ), SBA …” published on October 31, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Credit Suisse chimes in on Mondelez International” on October 23, 2017. More interesting news about Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Stoneridge Investment Partners Llc Buys Altria Group Inc, Mondelez …” published on November 02, 2017 as well as Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “Mondelez Reports Sales Increase, Profit Up” with publication date: October 30, 2017.

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