Financial Engines Advisors Has Boosted By $1.58 Million Its Davita (DVA) Holding; Wendys Company (WEN) SI Increased By 9.21%

February 15, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Wendys Company (NASDAQ:WEN) had an increase of 9.21% in short interest. WEN’s SI was 25.77 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 9.21% from 23.59M shares previously. With 3.66M avg volume, 7 days are for Wendys Company (NASDAQ:WEN)’s short sellers to cover WEN’s short positions. The SI to Wendys Company’s float is 14.69%. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.105 during the last trading session, reaching $15.645. About 4.21 million shares traded or 14.76% up from the average. The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has risen 56.90% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.20% the S&P500.

Financial Engines Advisors Llc increased Davita Inc (DVA) stake by 87.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Financial Engines Advisors Llc acquired 26,849 shares as Davita Inc (DVA)’s stock declined 3.48%. The Financial Engines Advisors Llc holds 57,469 shares with $3.41 million value, up from 30,620 last quarter. Davita Inc now has $13.74 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $74.94. About 1.06 million 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.




The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant firm in the hamburger sandwich segment worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.79 billion. It is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants. It has a 60.64 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s restaurants offer a range of chicken breast sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chili, French fries, baked potatoes, salads, soft drinks, Frosty desserts, and kidsÂ’ meals.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 23 investors sold The Wendy's Company shares while 95 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 181.38 million shares or 0.51% less from 182.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Walleye Trading Lc reported 0.01% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Raymond James Assoc reported 134,513 shares. Paloma Prns holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) for 36,957 shares. Hanseatic Management has invested 0.66% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Jpmorgan Chase And Co holds 0% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) for 409,700 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The reported 270,086 shares stake. Hutchin Hill Capital L P reported 187,200 shares. France-based Capital Fund Management Sa has invested 0.01% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Verition Fund has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Prelude Capital Lc accumulated 0.09% or 62,593 shares. Brandywine Glob Investment Management Limited Liability holds 0% or 43,786 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc owns 179,924 shares. Ing Groep Nv owns 22,362 shares. The Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Pacad Inv Ltd holds 42,600 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Wendy’s (NASDAQ:WEN), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Wendy’s had 44 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, February 12, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. Guggenheim downgraded the shares of WEN in report on Thursday, December 1 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 9. As per Thursday, June 22, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, November 29 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Longbow. The firm has “Buy” rating by Longbow given on Friday, March 18. JP Morgan upgraded The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) rating on Thursday, August 6. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and $12 target. Barclays Capital maintained The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) rating on Tuesday, January 16. Barclays Capital has “Buy” rating and $20.0 target. The stock of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 2.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $54,736 activity. Wunsch E.J. sold $54,736 worth of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) on Tuesday, October 3.

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. On Tuesday, September 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform”. SunTrust maintained DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Friday, October 13 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, March 2 by Bernstein. RBC Capital Markets maintained DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) rating on Tuesday, February 13. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $70.0 target. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Thursday, January 11. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 14 by SunTrust. RBC Capital Markets maintained DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) on Monday, October 9 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of DVA in report on Sunday, October 15 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, May 25.

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