Js Capital Management Stake in Herbalife LTD (HLF) Has Lifted by $1.47 Million as Shares Rose; Levin Capital Strategies LP Has Increased Its At&T (T) Stake by $120.15 Million

May 22, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Jonathan Soros increased its stake in Herbalife Ltd (HLF) by 16.42% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Js Capital Management Llc bought 22,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 38.48% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Jonathan Soros held 156,000 shares of the other pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.56M, up from 134,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Js Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Herbalife Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.99 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.345 during the last trading session, reaching $54.035. About 174,999 shares traded. Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) has risen 68.63% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 57.08% the S&P500.




John A. Levin increased its stake in At&T Inc (T) by 133.28% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Levin Capital Strategies Lp bought 3.16M shares as the company’s stock declined 10.37% with the market. The hedge fund run by John A. Levin held 5.53 million shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $215.17 million, up from 2.37M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Levin Capital Strategies Lp who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $199.92B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.0348 during the last trading session, reaching $32.5552. About 2.64 million shares traded. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 15.88% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.43% the S&P500.

Among 33 analysts covering AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. AT&T Inc. had 83 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Independent Research upgraded the shares of T in report on Tuesday, October 25 to “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Hold”. UBS downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $43 target in Wednesday, September 28 report. Buckingham Research downgraded AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) rating on Friday, June 24. Buckingham Research has “Neutral” rating and $41 target. UBS maintained the shares of T in report on Thursday, April 26 with “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, September 18 by Cowen & Co. As per Tuesday, November 21, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Oppenheimer maintained AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) on Tuesday, August 8 with “Hold” rating. The stock of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by Macquarie Research.

More notable recent AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AT&T: The Sky Isn’t Falling” on May 02, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Is This How AT&T Plans to Make DIRECTV Now Profitable?” published on May 21, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Why Short Interest in AT&T Keeps Marching Higher” on May 10, 2018. More interesting news about AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Why Buy AT&T While The Roof Is On Fire” published on May 15, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “How The GDPR’s Data Portability Rules Could Affect Client Churn” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Levin Capital Strategies Lp, which manages about $8.28 billion and $5.92 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cheniere Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:LNG) by 14,653 shares to 46,737 shares, valued at $2.52M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 1.62M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 65,247 shares, and cut its stake in Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 67 investors sold T shares while 714 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. 3.09 billion shares or 7.58% less from 3.34 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The Massachusetts-based Geode Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.85% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Riggs Asset Managment reported 405 shares. Cambridge Advsrs reported 0.72% stake. Aureus Asset Ltd owns 0.06% invested in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 9,803 shares. Headinvest Ltd holds 0.32% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 26,277 shares. Cheviot Value Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 40,168 shares or 0.81% of its portfolio. Milestone Grp holds 6,099 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Retirement Of Alabama holds 0.79% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 4.20 million shares. Security Natl Trust Co holds 101,976 shares. Moreover, Dreman Value Management L L C has 0.61% invested in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Lc reported 12.35 million shares stake. Primecap Mgmt Co Ca invested 0.23% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). 6,259 were reported by Cornerstone. 77,814 are owned by Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Il. Summit Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com has 0.71% invested in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).

Among 7 analysts covering Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Herbalife had 24 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. As per Wednesday, November 4, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. The stock of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 3. The stock of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, March 6. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 22 by Citigroup. The rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Buy” on Friday, August 7. The firm has “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research given on Thursday, August 27. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Pivotal Research. On Tuesday, July 21 the stock rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.10, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold HLF shares while 69 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 84.64 million shares or 11.72% less from 95.88 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv invested 0% in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). Arrowstreet Cap Limited Partnership accumulated 296,208 shares. Cibc World Incorporated holds 0.02% in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) or 62,663 shares. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0% in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). Paloma Prtnrs Mgmt holds 7,880 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Gsa Capital Limited Liability Partnership reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). Aviva Public Ltd Com reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF). Commercial Bank Of Mellon Corp reported 243,187 shares. Massachusetts Fin Service Ma holds 0% in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) or 8,541 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.06% in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) or 72,484 shares. Gateway Invest Advisers Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) for 38,574 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) for 491,573 shares. Serengeti Asset Lp owns 250,000 shares for 3.31% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Open Letter To FTC: Herbalife’s Contempt Of Consent Order” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Tracking Carl Icahn’s Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” published on May 21, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Herbalife Nutrition (HLF) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 04, 2018. More interesting news about Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Despite Surviving Short Attack, Herbalife Ltd. Stock Is Still Overvalued” published on April 26, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Herbalife to split its stock, change its name” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

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