Endurant Capital Management LP Raised Its Davita (DVA) Stake by $5.23 Million; Tieton Capital Management Has Boosted Its Holding in Tessco Technologies (TESS) by $511,728 as Market Valuation Rose

February 15, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Tieton Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Tessco Technologies (TESS) by 15.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tieton Capital Management Llc bought 42,644 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.76% with the market. The institutional investor held 318,499 shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.97 million, up from 275,855 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tieton Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Tessco Technologies for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $183.70M market cap company. The stock increased 1.62% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $21.9. About 13,954 shares traded. TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) has risen 6.68% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500.




Endurant Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Davita Inc (DVA) by 47.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Endurant Capital Management Lp bought 88,726 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.48% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 274,223 shares of the hospital and nursing management company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.29 million, up from 185,497 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Endurant Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Davita Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.60B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $74.2. About 1.19M shares traded. DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) has declined 16.51% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.21% the S&P500.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $8.31 million activity. 22,532 DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) shares with value of $1.52 million were sold by Rodriguez Javier. The insider HILGER JAMES K sold $282,008. ZUMWALT LEANNE M sold $64,711 worth of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Friday, December 8. 81,800 shares were sold by THIRY KENT J, worth $5.57 million.

Among 12 analysts covering DaVita (NYSE:DVA), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. DaVita had 39 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 31. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy” on Thursday, December 7. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Sell” rating and $62 target in Friday, May 26 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, September 6 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Wednesday, February 14 with “Hold”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, March 2. The rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan on Monday, October 9 to “Sell”. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, January 11. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 4.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 50 investors sold DVA shares while 138 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 159.24 million shares or 1.31% more from 157.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Murphy invested in 7,616 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Gmt invested in 0.55% or 431,600 shares. Hartford Investment stated it has 0.18% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Twin Mngmt reported 40,394 shares stake. Wedge Capital Mngmt L Ltd Partnership Nc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Grp Inc One Trading Limited Partnership, Illinois-based fund reported 22,718 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Pictet Asset Ltd invested in 135,092 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Pggm Investments holds 0.13% or 441,454 shares in its portfolio. Tarbox Family Office holds 0% or 79 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs LP invested in 2.71 million shares or 0.07% of the stock. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board holds 84,655 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Prudential Public Limited Co stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA). Raymond James Associates holds 167,273 shares. Michigan-based Ww Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0.03% in DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA).

Endurant Capital Management Lp, which manages about $127.40M and $330.07 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Healthsouth Corp (NYSE:HLS) by 9,800 shares to 21,804 shares, valued at $1.01M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bard C R Inc (NYSE:BCR) by 19,622 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 17,139 shares, and cut its stake in Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc (NASDAQ:JAZZ).

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