Oaktree Capital Management Lp Decreased Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (Call) (NSM) Stake By $28.07 Million; Falcon Point Capital Trimmed Wintrust Financial (WTFC) Position

February 16, 2018 - By Matt Maslow

Oaktree Capital Management Lp decreased Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc (Call) (NYSE:NSM) stake by 86.18% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Oaktree Capital Management Lp sold 1.56M shares as Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc (Call) (NYSE:NSM)’s stock declined 6.44%. The Oaktree Capital Management Lp holds 250,000 shares with $4.63 million value, down from 1.81M last quarter. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc (Call) now has $1.65 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $16.85. About 223,131 shares traded. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM) has risen 46.68% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.98% the S&P500.

Falcon Point Capital Llc decreased Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) stake by 22.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Falcon Point Capital Llc sold 42,141 shares as Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC)’s stock declined 8.43%. The Falcon Point Capital Llc holds 143,431 shares with $11.66 million value, down from 185,572 last quarter. Wintrust Financial Corporation now has $4.80 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $85.82. About 20,468 shares traded. Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has risen 36.64% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.94% the S&P500.




Among 12 analysts covering Wintrust Financial (NASDAQ:WTFC), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Wintrust Financial had 39 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 1. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Hovde Group initiated Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) rating on Wednesday, August 24. Hovde Group has “Market Perform” rating and $59 target. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 23 by RBC Capital Markets. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $79.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) rating on Monday, September 25. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $82.0 target. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.63, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 17 investors sold WTFC shares while 66 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 50.16 million shares or 0.77% more from 49.78 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Strs Ohio reported 8,200 shares. 9,313 were accumulated by Bowling Portfolio Mgmt Ltd Llc. Amer Interest Gru owns 151,384 shares. Columbus Circle Investors stated it has 0.17% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Fmr Ltd Llc invested in 778,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cap Fund Mgmt Sa holds 13,700 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Proshare Advsrs Ltd Co stated it has 0.01% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Buckhead Capital Mgmt Ltd Co reported 0.1% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Sterling Capital Management Lc has 0.28% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 379,331 shares. Kbc Gru Nv invested 0.02% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). 72,205 are held by State Common Retirement Fund. Invesco Ltd holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 1.75 million shares. Rothschild Asset Inc holds 0.42% or 489,420 shares. 2.98 million are held by State Street. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com owns 0.02% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 590,248 shares.

Falcon Point Capital Llc increased Paratek Pharma (NASDAQ:PRTK) stake by 121,796 shares to 145,779 valued at $3.12 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Conns Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) stake by 456,294 shares and now owns 494,716 shares. William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) was raised too.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $7.66 million activity. Another trade for 8,441 shares valued at $681,864 was made by GLEASON LEONA A on Monday, October 23. 17,432 shares were sold by MURPHY RICHARD B, worth $1.53M on Monday, January 29. 22,476 shares valued at $1.79M were sold by DYKSTRA DAVID A on Monday, October 23. Shares for $1.24M were sold by WEHMER EDWARD J on Monday, January 29. ZIDAR THOMAS P sold 3,178 shares worth $254,240. STOEHR DAVID L also sold $461,424 worth of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) on Monday, January 29.

Together with a bunch of individuals who previously were employees of TCW Group, Howard Marks, in 1995, helped to create Oaktree Capital Management. Before helping to create and directing in 1995 Oaktree, Howard Marks had been working at TCW Group, Inc., for a decade, looking overseeing high yield bonds, distressed debt and investments in convertible securities. Oaktree is an investment firm based in Los Angeles and specializing alternative investment with main focus corporate debt, distressed debt, and convertible securities. The main attention of the firm is placed on businesses which are not famous with the big investors or other funds, and which are mostly regarded as contrarian investments.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.34, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 13 investors sold NSM shares while 33 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 95.15 million shares or 0.16% more from 95.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Metropolitan Life New York reported 20,521 shares stake. Hancock has 0.35% invested in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM) for 444,870 shares. Brandywine Investment Management Llc invested in 0.03% or 273,992 shares. Menta Cap Ltd Liability reported 47,728 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Convergence Inv Partners Llc invested in 0.2% or 76,420 shares. Hap Trading Lc owns 246,721 shares or 0.22% of their US portfolio. Carlson Capital Lp holds 971,225 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM). Us State Bank De stated it has 0% in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM). Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Liability Company reported 0.01% stake. Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Co invested 0% in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM). Oaktree Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership has 0.5% invested in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM) for 1.81M shares. Matarin Mngmt Ltd Llc invested in 0.03% or 18,765 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 31,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. James Invest Rech Inc reported 0.06% in Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM).

Among 14 analysts covering Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE:NSM), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings has $2200 highest and $14 lowest target. $18.60’s average target is 10.39% above currents $16.85 stock price. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings had 33 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Wednesday, October 26 by Nomura. The rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Tuesday, November 21. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, February 23. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Tuesday, October 31 report. Wedbush initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $19 target in Tuesday, March 28 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NSM) on Monday, May 29 with “Hold” rating. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, November 4 report. The rating was upgraded by FBR Capital on Friday, July 31 to “Market Perform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, November 4. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 10 by Piper Jaffray.

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. provides servicing, origination, and transaction based services primarily to single-family residences in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.65 billion. It operates in three divisions: Servicing, Originations, and Xome. It has a 8.86 P/E ratio. The Servicing segment offers conventional residential mortgage loans and home equity conversion loans.

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