Ellington Management Group Has Decreased Its Mosaic Co New (MOS) Position; Monarch Casino & Resort (MCRI) Shorts Decreased By 36.43%

November 15, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

Ellington Management Group Llc decreased Mosaic Co New (MOS) stake by 75.04% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Ellington Management Group Llc sold 43,300 shares as Mosaic Co New (MOS)’s stock declined 29.59%. The Ellington Management Group Llc holds 14,400 shares with $329,000 value, down from 57,700 last quarter. Mosaic Co New now has $8.07 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.87% or $0.2 reaching $22.8 per share. About 10,151 shares traded. Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) has declined 7.87% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500.

Monarch Casino & Resort Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCRI) had a decrease of 36.43% in short interest. MCRI’s SI was 276,800 shares in November as released by FINRA. Its down 36.43% from 435,400 shares previously. With 86,400 avg volume, 3 days are for Monarch Casino & Resort Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCRI)’s short sellers to cover MCRI’s short positions. The SI to Monarch Casino & Resort Incorporated’s float is 2.69%. It closed at $45.4 lastly. It is down 53.31% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.61% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.21, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 77 investors sold MOS shares while 150 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 259.77 million shares or 6.98% less from 279.25 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Comerica Securities Inc accumulated 19,024 shares. Sei Invests has invested 0% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Vanguard Gp Incorporated invested in 36.25 million shares or 0.04% of the stock. 11.48 million were reported by Fil Ltd. Retail Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.03% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Ing Groep Nv has invested 0.02% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Victory Cap Mgmt Incorporated reported 6,049 shares. Catalyst Capital holds 0.02% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) or 20,000 shares. Kentucky Retirement Sys Trust Fund has 9,613 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Moreover, Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has 0.04% invested in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Afam has invested 0.47% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Goldman Sachs Grp Inc holds 2.38M shares. Huntington National Bank & Trust holds 3,807 shares.

Analysts await Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $0.27 EPS, up 3.85% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.26 per share. MOS’s profit will be $95.57M for 21.11 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by Mosaic Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -37.21% negative EPS growth.

Ellington Management Group Llc increased Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL) stake by 10,400 shares to 26,000 valued at $2.39 million in 2017Q2. It also upped United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) stake by 3,300 shares and now owns 8,600 shares. Penney J C Inc (NYSE:JCP) was raised too.

Among 21 analysts covering The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. The Mosaic Company had 79 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, April 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight”. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $43 target in Monday, October 5 report. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of MOS in report on Friday, October 6 with “Hold” rating. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, July 12 report. The rating was initiated by Bernstein with “Mkt Perform” on Friday, September 11. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, February 5. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 16 with “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, August 4.

Among 3 analysts covering Monarch Casino & Resort (NASDAQ:MCRI), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Monarch Casino & Resort had 3 analyst reports since December 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Union Gaming upgraded the shares of MCRI in report on Wednesday, October 25 to “Buy” rating. Gabelli initiated Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI) on Friday, October 14 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI) earned “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Tuesday, December 8.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. , through its subsidiary, owns and operates the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa (the Atlantis), a hotel/casino facility in Reno, Nevada. The company has market cap of $802.25 million. The Firm also owns and operates Monarch Casino Black Hawk. It has a 29.84 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Atlantis and Monarch Casino Black Hawk.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 7 investors sold Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. shares while 29 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 9.82 million shares or 1.15% more from 9.71 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The New York-based Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI). State Street accumulated 281,967 shares. Meeder Asset holds 41 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Intll Grp reported 0% in Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI). California Employees Retirement Systems invested in 0% or 32,200 shares. Deutsche Bancshares Ag reported 0% stake. Hancock Holding, a Mississippi-based fund reported 7,061 shares. Northern Tru accumulated 186,787 shares or 0% of the stock. Prelude Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 0% or 1,402 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P holds 172,903 shares. 76,027 are held by Zacks Inv Mngmt. California-based Schwab Charles Mgmt has invested 0% in Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI). 155,006 are held by National Bank Of Mellon Corp. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested in 0% or 3,253 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 2,146 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

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