Capital Growth Management LP Lowered Its Toll Brothers (TOL) Position; Polar Securities Decreased Facebook (FB) Holding

February 19, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Polar Securities Inc decreased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 23.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Polar Securities Inc sold 29,000 shares as Facebook Inc (FB)’s stock rose 10.88%. The Polar Securities Inc holds 92,500 shares with $15.81 million value, down from 121,500 last quarter. Facebook Inc now has $515.23B valuation. The stock decreased 1.44% or $2.6 during the last trading session, reaching $177.36. About 21.02 million shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Capital Growth Management Lp decreased Toll Brothers Inc (TOL) stake by 83.62% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Capital Growth Management Lp sold 970,000 shares as Toll Brothers Inc (TOL)’s stock rose 20.17%. The Capital Growth Management Lp holds 190,000 shares with $7.88M value, down from 1.16M last quarter. Toll Brothers Inc now has $7.24B valuation. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $47.07. About 1.54M shares traded. Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) has risen 41.46% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 644 raised stakes. 1.63 billion shares or 0.88% more from 1.62 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Picton Mahoney Asset Mgmt accumulated 152,675 shares. Luxor Group Limited Partnership holds 0.68% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 67,284 shares. Rowland Investment Counsel Adv has invested 0.11% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). 3.78M were reported by Asset Management One Limited. Schroder Invest owns 0.76% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 2.58M shares. Cohen Klingenstein Llc owns 28,000 shares. Moreover, Putnam Fl Investment Mgmt has 1.86% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 114,066 shares. Villere St Denis J And owns 1,700 shares. Alethea Cap Ltd Liability Co reported 1,430 shares stake. Agf Invests Incorporated invested in 552,555 shares. Hodges Capital Inc has 87,838 shares. Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv holds 75,000 shares or 6.21% of its portfolio. Norris Perne And French Llp Mi reported 1,793 shares. Rothschild Limited Liability Co holds 115,186 shares. Augustine Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0.22% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

Polar Securities Inc increased Alphabet Inc stake by 12,700 shares to 46,200 valued at $44.31M in 2017Q3. It also upped On Assignment Inc (NYSE:ASGN) stake by 102,500 shares and now owns 348,400 shares. Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:AKRX) was raised too.

Among 54 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Facebook had 236 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, July 30 with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18500 target in Thursday, July 27 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 11. As per Thursday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. Loop Capital initiated Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Friday, September 23. Loop Capital has “Buy” rating and $165 target. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, November 5 report. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy” on Thursday, February 1. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 22 by BTIG Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 34 selling transactions for $515.32 million activity. Stretch Colin also sold $126,190 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Tuesday, August 22. On Monday, August 21 the insider Wehner David M. sold $2.59M. $42.50 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares were sold by Zuckerberg Mark. 38,055 shares were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd, worth $6.57 million. On Thursday, December 7 the insider Cox Christopher K sold $2.83 million. Shares for $1.05 million were sold by FISCHER DAVID B.. $9.75M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares were sold by Sandberg Sheryl.

Among 28 analysts covering Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Toll Brothers had 78 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by M Partners. The stock of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Friday, January 6 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, December 10 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) rating on Thursday, February 23. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $37 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 29 by Wedbush. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, December 5. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, January 25. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 31. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $40.0 target in Tuesday, August 22 report. As per Tuesday, December 6, the company rating was initiated by Wedbush.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 24 investors sold TOL shares while 100 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 132.98 million shares or 1.50% more from 131.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advantus Cap Management reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Mcf Advisors Limited Liability Company, Kentucky-based fund reported 891 shares. Shelton Cap has invested 0.04% in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Moreover, First Manhattan has 0% invested in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) for 1,110 shares. Cantab Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership invested 0.27% in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Bp Pcl holds 0.17% or 119,000 shares in its portfolio. Thompson Mngmt holds 0.06% in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) or 7,400 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd holds 1,500 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Eads & Heald Invest Counsel holds 0.17% or 6,780 shares in its portfolio. Yorktown Mgmt & Research Inc has 0.09% invested in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Aqr Cap Management Ltd Liability stated it has 1.64 million shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 57,200 shares. Us Commercial Bank De reported 2,667 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement has invested 0.08% in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Capital Guardian Trust Company invested in 0% or 500 shares.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 insider sales for $6.98 million activity. 20,000 shares were sold by MARBACH CARL B, worth $1.01 million on Friday, January 5. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $217,250 was sold by Connor Martin P.. 20,000 shares were sold by Yearley Douglas C. Jr., worth $996,584 on Tuesday, December 26. SICREE JOSEPH R also sold $231,681 worth of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) shares. $1.29M worth of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) was sold by SHAPIRO PAUL E. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $284,108 was made by BRAEMER RICHARD J on Tuesday, August 29. 8,537 shares valued at $392,742 were sold by Hartman Richard T. on Tuesday, October 31.

Capital Growth Management Lp increased Brinks Co (NYSE:BCO) stake by 5,000 shares to 15,000 valued at $1.26 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Equity Lifestyle Pptys Inc (NYSE:ELS) stake by 450,000 shares and now owns 500,000 shares. Lennar Corp (NYSE:LEN) was raised too.

Analysts await Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.51 earnings per share, up 21.43% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.42 per share. TOL’s profit will be $78.40 million for 23.07 P/E if the $0.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.17 actual earnings per share reported by Toll Brothers, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -56.41% negative EPS growth.

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