Criterion Capital Management Has Raised Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH) Stake By $7.61 Million; Markel (MKL) Shorts Up By 13.58%

February 17, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Criterion Capital Management Llc increased Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH) stake by 23.81% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Criterion Capital Management Llc acquired 77,651 shares as Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH)’s stock rose 13.84%. The Criterion Capital Management Llc holds 403,733 shares with $39.73 million value, up from 326,082 last quarter. Delphi Automotive Plc now has $4.51B valuation. The stock decreased 2.10% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $50.87. About 1.01M shares traded. Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH) has risen 30.43% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500.

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) had an increase of 13.58% in short interest. MKL’s SI was 209,100 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 13.58% from 184,100 shares previously. With 27,100 avg volume, 8 days are for Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL)’s short sellers to cover MKL’s short positions. The SI to Markel Corporation’s float is 1.54%. The stock decreased 0.25% or $2.88 during the last trading session, reaching $1130.06. About 28,004 shares traded. Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) has declined 1.06% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.76% the S&P500.




Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $15.70 billion. It operates through three divisions: U.S. It has a 43.78 P/E ratio. Insurance, International Insurance, and Reinsurance.

Among 4 analysts covering Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Markel Corporation had 11 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 27. SunTrust maintained the shares of MKL in report on Friday, October 27 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 7 with “Hold”. SunTrust maintained the shares of MKL in report on Thursday, August 4 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1050.0 target in Monday, October 2 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 28. Boenning & Scattergood maintained the shares of MKL in report on Wednesday, July 26 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “” rating in Friday, August 7 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, April 14 by William Blair.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $2.16 million activity. MARKEL STEVEN A sold $213,514 worth of stock. $104,510 worth of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) shares were sold by Whitt Richard R III. 302 Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) shares with value of $316,254 were sold by Crowley F. Michael. $107,770 worth of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) shares were sold by KIRSHNER ALAN I.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 29 investors sold Markel Corporation shares while 109 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 119 raised stakes. 10.44 million shares or 0.15% more from 10.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tci Wealth Advisors holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 32 shares. Cobblestone Capital Limited Co has 10,349 shares for 1.36% of their portfolio. Moreover, Proshare Ltd Liability Co has 0.02% invested in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 1,930 shares. Avenir owns 8.97% invested in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 97,673 shares. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can owns 3,830 shares. Mackenzie Financial accumulated 0.29% or 50,576 shares. Blair William And Il reported 325 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Incorporated reported 27,380 shares stake. Chilton Cap Mgmt Ltd Com reported 0.03% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 0.03% or 5,899 shares. Creative Planning holds 0.01% or 1,088 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Vident Investment Advisory has 0.03% invested in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 521 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 2,472 shares. Anchor Advisors Ltd Liability Corp has 21,986 shares for 0.85% of their portfolio. Psagot Invest House Limited holds 23 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 2 sales for $1.63 million activity. On Friday, December 15 DELLAQUILA FRANK J bought $83,880 worth of Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH) or 1,000 shares. $836,682 worth of Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH) was sold by COWGER GARY L. Sidlik Thomas W had sold 8,475 shares worth $874,544 on Monday, September 25.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.22, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 30 investors sold DLPH shares while 173 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 236.59 million shares or 5.31% less from 249.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Carroll Finance Associates Inc reported 25 shares. Asset Management One Ltd accumulated 403,799 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Philadelphia invested in 134,224 shares. Wetherby Asset Mgmt holds 0.03% or 2,077 shares in its portfolio. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd holds 2.77 million shares. Moreover, Cipher Cap LP has 0.48% invested in Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH) for 64,623 shares. Exchange Mngmt accumulated 27,152 shares. Cornercap Counsel accumulated 11,116 shares. Capwealth Advsrs Lc has invested 0.57% in Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH). Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH). Moreover, Boston Prtnrs has 0% invested in Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE:DLPH). Ruffer Llp owns 1.27 million shares or 5.39% of their US portfolio. Raymond James Fincl Serv Advsrs Incorporated reported 23,542 shares. Basswood Cap Mngmt Lc holds 25,001 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Advsr Inc invested in 9,000 shares.

Criterion Capital Management Llc decreased Zayo Group Hldgs Inc (NYSE:ZAYO) stake by 433,126 shares to 1.86M valued at $64.02 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Wynn Resorts Ltd (NASDAQ:WYNN) stake by 191,546 shares and now owns 481,257 shares. Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) was reduced too.

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