Endeavour Capital Advisors Lifted Its Holding in Enterprise Finl Svcs (EFSC) by $17.31 Million; Narwhal Capital Management Has Decreased General Dynamics (GD) Stake as Stock Rose

February 20, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Narwhal Capital Management decreased its stake in General Dynamics Corp (GD) by 13.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Narwhal Capital Management sold 4,060 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.60% with the market. The hedge fund held 25,970 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.34M, down from 30,030 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Narwhal Capital Management who had been investing in General Dynamics Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $66.23B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.50% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $223.06. About 515,307 shares traded. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has risen 36.41% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.71% the S&P500.

Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc increased its stake in Enterprise Finl Svcs Corp (EFSC) by 1297.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc bought 412,224 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.32% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 443,986 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $18.80M, up from 31,762 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc who had been investing in Enterprise Finl Svcs Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.10B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.25% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $47.5. About 38,187 shares traded. Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) has risen 51.30% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.60% the S&P500.




Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $45,732 activity.

Among 4 analysts covering Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Enterprise Financial Services had 16 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, June 1 report. Piper Jaffray initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 6 report. As per Monday, July 11, the company rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, January 23 with “Hold”. The stock of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 26. The stock of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of EFSC in report on Tuesday, October 3 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, July 13. DA Davidson maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $34 target in Wednesday, October 12 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating.

Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc, which manages about $972.14M and $264.86 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Byline Bancorp Inc by 137,023 shares to 64,977 shares, valued at $1.38 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in New York Cmnty Bancorp Inc (NYSE:NYCB) by 70,664 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 319,084 shares, and cut its stake in Southwest Bancorp Inc Okla (NASDAQ:OKSB).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.34, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 15 investors sold EFSC shares while 49 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 16.80 million shares or 0.55% less from 16.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Lc reported 124,787 shares. Barclays Public Ltd reported 1,977 shares. Eaton Vance Mngmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC). Banc Funds Comm Limited Liability Com reported 1.10 million shares. Wells Fargo Mn reported 40,470 shares. Blackrock Inc invested in 1.39 million shares or 0% of the stock. Jefferies Grp Ltd Company accumulated 6,508 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) for 806 shares. Lsv Asset Management accumulated 157,300 shares. Matarin Capital Lc accumulated 5,724 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 38,964 are owned by Swiss Bancorp. Sei holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) for 39,999 shares. Bridgeway Cap Mngmt owns 27,700 shares. Bancshares Of Montreal Can reported 472 shares. Bowling Portfolio Mngmt Limited Company owns 25,301 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio.

Narwhal Capital Management, which manages about $490.63M and $403.49M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) by 45,975 shares to 60,940 shares, valued at $2.95 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 23,630 shares in the quarter, for a total of 141,130 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Gold Trust (IAU).

Among 22 analysts covering General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. General Dynamics Corporation had 72 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) rating on Sunday, October 8. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $241.0 target. Bernstein downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Wednesday, May 10 report. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $240 target in Thursday, January 25 report. Deutsche Bank maintained General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) on Monday, December 5 with “Hold” rating. The stock of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by JP Morgan. As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by Bernstein. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 2 report. Robert W. Baird initiated the shares of GD in report on Thursday, October 6 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained the shares of GD in report on Monday, January 8 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold GD shares while 313 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 304 raised stakes. 255.81 million shares or 0.28% less from 256.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rockland holds 1,782 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Creative Planning stated it has 13,573 shares. White Pine Limited Liability Company reported 2,693 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fifth Third Bankshares invested 0.23% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Moreover, Fulton Bank & Trust Na has 0.02% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 1,271 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.1% or 479,723 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.41% in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Hartford Invest Mngmt Co holds 0.23% or 60,171 shares in its portfolio. Origin Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Partnership holds 86,597 shares. Smithfield Company invested in 0.01% or 263 shares. Pittenger Anderson reported 0.43% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD). Oakworth Capital, a Alabama-based fund reported 2,437 shares. Great West Life Assurance Communications Can holds 0.19% of its portfolio in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 375,295 shares. Moreno Evelyn V holds 13,456 shares. Nomura Asset Mgmt invested in 0.09% or 34,812 shares.

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