Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Has Raised Western Alliance Banco Com (WAL) Stake; Navigator Holdings Limited (NVGS) Shorts Decreased By 5.38%

February 17, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Navigator Holdings Limited (NYSE:NVGS) had a decrease of 5.38% in short interest. NVGS’s SI was 1.41M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 5.38% from 1.49M shares previously. With 146,600 avg volume, 10 days are for Navigator Holdings Limited (NYSE:NVGS)’s short sellers to cover NVGS’s short positions. The SI to Navigator Holdings Limited’s float is 4.72%. The stock decreased 3.17% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $12.2. About 178,763 shares traded. Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS) has declined 42.82% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 59.52% the S&P500.

Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc increased Western Alliance Banco Com (WAL) stake by 21.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc acquired 58,655 shares as Western Alliance Banco Com (WAL)’s stock declined 13.36%. The Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc holds 328,489 shares with $17.44M value, up from 269,834 last quarter. Western Alliance Banco Com now has $6.45B valuation. The stock increased 1.36% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $61.16. About 593,607 shares traded. Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) has risen 29.08% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.38% the S&P500.




Among 4 analysts covering Navigator Holdings (NYSE:NVGS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Navigator Holdings had 19 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Maxim Group. Jefferies initiated it with “Buy” rating and $15.0 target in Monday, December 18 report. The stock of Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 30 by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, February 12 report. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. The stock of Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Tuesday, November 22. The stock of Navigator Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NVGS) has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, August 25 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 17 with “Underweight”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 22 report.

Navigator Holdings Ltd. owns and operates a fleet of liquefied gas carriers worldwide. The company has market cap of $677.49 million. The firm provides international and regional seaborne transportation services of liquefied petroleum gas, petrochemical gases, and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users, and commodity traders. It has a 58.65 P/E ratio. As of July 12, 2017, it operated a fleet of 38 vessels.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.30, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 20 investors sold WAL shares while 85 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 84.78 million shares or 0.26% more from 84.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Geode Mgmt Lc holds 762,533 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Fiera Capital owns 744,913 shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio. Sandler Cap accumulated 0.08% or 12,000 shares. Nomura reported 0% in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL). Moreover, Castleark Mgmt Llc has 0.34% invested in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) for 202,914 shares. Highbridge Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 203,370 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Fifth Third Bancorp reported 0.01% stake. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0% or 3,490 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Company invested 0% of its portfolio in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL). Principal Financial Group holds 9,936 shares. Qs Investors Lc invested in 0.06% or 134,141 shares. Dearborn Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company has 3,871 shares. The Florida-based Jaffetilchin Investment Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.1% in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL). Metropolitan Life Insurance New York has invested 0% in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL). 268,471 are owned by Sentinel Asset Mgmt.

Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc decreased Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO) stake by 1,875 shares to 66,405 valued at $12.56 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) stake by 2,290 shares and now owns 102,838 shares. Wabtec Corp Com (NYSE:WAB) was reduced too.

Among 13 analysts covering Western Alliance Bancorp (NYSE:WAL), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Western Alliance Bancorp had 48 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of WAL in report on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) rating on Tuesday, November 28. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $63.0 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 5. The stock of Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Sunday, August 27. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, November 10. Jefferies maintained the shares of WAL in report on Monday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) rating on Tuesday, September 12. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $60.5 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. Macquarie Research maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) rating on Monday, October 19. Macquarie Research has “Outperform” rating and $39 target. The stock of Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 26.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 9 insider sales for $10.18 million activity. $4.84M worth of Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) was sold by Sarver Robert Gary on Wednesday, August 16. $1,722 worth of Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) was bought by LATTA ROBERT P. 10,000 shares were sold by BOYD WILLIAM S, worth $555,462. SNYDER DONALD D had sold 4,000 shares worth $223,880 on Wednesday, October 25. 4,000 shares valued at $225,960 were sold by MCAUSLAN ROBERT REOCH on Friday, October 27. Shares for $279,450 were sold by Sohn Sung Won on Wednesday, October 25. 2,942 Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) shares with value of $173,578 were sold by Theisen Randall S.

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