Bank Montreal Que (Put) (BMO) Holder Continental Advisors Has Cut Stake by $6.75 Million; As Fireeye (FEYE) Stock Price Rose, Shareholder Jabre Capital Partners Sa Has Lowered Its Stake by $2.98 Million

February 21, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Continental Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Bank Montreal Que (Put) (BMO) by 90% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Continental Advisors Llc sold 90,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.55% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 10,000 shares of the commercial banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $757,000, down from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Continental Advisors Llc who had been investing in Bank Montreal Que (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $50.41 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.68% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $78.57. About 224,235 shares traded. Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) has risen 10.44% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.26% the S&P500.

Philippe Jabre decreased its stake in Fireeye Inc (FEYE) by 47.69% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jabre Capital Partners Sa sold 186,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 26.29% with the market. The hedge fund run by Philippe Jabre held 204,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.42 million, down from 390,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jabre Capital Partners Sa who had been investing in Fireeye Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.11 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.75% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $16.84. About 3.42 million shares traded. FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) has risen 11.41% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.29% the S&P500.




Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $2.20 million activity. 25,000 shares valued at $450,000 were sold by King Alexa on Friday, October 6.

Jabre Capital Partners Sa, which manages about $514.37 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cloudera Inc by 212,000 shares to 262,000 shares, valued at $4.35M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Twilio Inc by 36,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 96,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Wells Fargo Co New (NYSE:WFC).

Analysts await FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $-0.27 earnings per share, up 20.59% or $0.07 from last year’s $-0.34 per share. After $-0.21 actual earnings per share reported by FireEye, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.57% negative EPS growth.

Among 34 analysts covering Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Fireeye Inc had 115 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Northland Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1900 target in Friday, July 14 report. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. FBR Capital maintained the shares of FEYE in report on Tuesday, August 25 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 5. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, March 11 by UBS. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, August 5. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, August 9. Morgan Stanley upgraded FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) on Thursday, September 7 to “Overweight” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) on Monday, September 25 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.23 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 29 investors sold FEYE shares while 71 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 119.98 million shares or 3.47% more from 115.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Thompson Davis & Inc reported 193 shares. Davenport & Limited Liability has 16,629 shares. Citadel Advsrs Lc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Legal And General Public Ltd Com stated it has 69,827 shares. Lord Abbett And Limited Company owns 0.25% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 5.04 million shares. Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0.02% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Art Lc invested in 0.2% or 239,000 shares. Oz Management LP has invested 0.01% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Fifth Third Financial Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 15,371 shares. Arrowmark Colorado Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 481,049 shares. Stoneridge Invest Partners Ltd Co has invested 0.07% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Moreover, Nationwide Fund has 0.04% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Hightower Advisors Limited Liability Com holds 0.03% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 178,931 shares. Mirae Asset Investments Limited owns 0.02% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 69,131 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corp accumulated 3,515 shares or 0% of the stock.

Among 13 analysts covering Bank Of Montreal (NYSE:BMO), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Bank Of Montreal had 29 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, November 23, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) on Thursday, May 25 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by Scotia Capital on Thursday, May 26. The stock of Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) earned “Hold” rating by TD Securities on Thursday, May 26. The rating was downgraded by Canaccord Genuity to “Hold” on Thursday, May 26. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Underperform” on Tuesday, October 4. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, March 8 to “Neutral”. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 26. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 1 by TD Securities. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, November 1.

Analysts await Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) to report earnings on February, 27 before the open. They expect $1.66 EPS, down 2.92% or $0.05 from last year’s $1.71 per share. BMO’s profit will be $1.07B for 11.83 P/E if the $1.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.55 actual EPS reported by Bank of Montreal for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.10% EPS growth.

Continental Advisors Llc, which manages about $318.00M and $437.12M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wells Fargo Co New (Call) (NYSE:WFC) by 30,000 shares to 75,000 shares, valued at $4.14 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I (NYSE:SC) by 324,081 shares in the quarter, for a total of 474,081 shares, and has risen its stake in Kroger Co (Call) (NYSE:KR).

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