Opus Capital Group Has Upped Its Procter & Gamble (PG) Holding; Kratos Defense & Security Soluti (KTOS) Shorts Raised By 8.21%

February 17, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Opus Capital Group Llc increased Procter & Gamble (PG) stake by 3.52% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Opus Capital Group Llc acquired 4,285 shares as Procter & Gamble (PG)’s stock declined 5.32%. The Opus Capital Group Llc holds 126,121 shares with $11.47M value, up from 121,836 last quarter. Procter & Gamble now has $208.24 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $82.6. About 10.37 million shares traded or 22.36% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Kratos Defense & Security Soluti (NASDAQ:KTOS) had an increase of 8.21% in short interest. KTOS’s SI was 7.48 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 8.21% from 6.91M shares previously. With 1.62 million avg volume, 5 days are for Kratos Defense & Security Soluti (NASDAQ:KTOS)’s short sellers to cover KTOS’s short positions. The SI to Kratos Defense & Security Soluti’s float is 12.28%. The stock increased 2.60% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $12.61. About 2.26M shares traded or 29.03% up from the average. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) has risen 142.79% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 126.09% the S&P500.




Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. provides mission critical products, solutions, and services in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.30 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Kratos Government Solutions, Unmanned Systems, and Public Safety & Security. It currently has negative earnings. The Kratos Government Solutions segment offers microwave electronic products; satellite communications; technical and training solutions; modular systems; and defense and rocket support services.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.76 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.52, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 12 investors sold Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. shares while 33 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 56.73 million shares or 13.49% more from 49.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commonwealth Equity Services owns 286,111 shares. Stifel Financial Corporation reported 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Thompson Davis owns 0.62% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) for 27,004 shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 0% in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) or 187,951 shares. Bridgeway Capital Mngmt invested in 337,300 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Rmb Cap Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 56,750 shares. Weber Alan W has 103,281 shares for 0.64% of their portfolio. Boulegeris Invs Inc reported 0.48% stake. Usca Ria Ltd Liability Co, a Texas-based fund reported 67,500 shares. Ameritas Prns Inc invested in 6,290 shares or 0% of the stock. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Liability has 465,777 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Moreover, Oppenheimer Company has 0.01% invested in Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS). Advisory Services Net Ltd reported 31,793 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Advisory Rech Inc has 168,102 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 82,155 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Kratos Defense and Security (NASDAQ:KTOS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kratos Defense and Security had 29 analyst reports since August 29, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Noble Financial maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 28 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of KTOS in report on Thursday, June 8 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 8. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 14. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Noble Financial. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Sector Weight” on Monday, August 29. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 3 by Noble Financial. The stock of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of KTOS in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Noble Financial with “Buy”.

Opus Capital Group Llc decreased Physicians Realty Tr (NYSE:DOC) stake by 34,563 shares to 116,730 valued at $2.07M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Argan Inc (NYSE:AGX) stake by 13,020 shares and now owns 40,321 shares. Hanmi Financial Corp (NASDAQ:HAFC) was reduced too.

Among 24 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 77 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 6 by Atlantic Securities. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, December 18. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 1. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by Bank of America. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by CLSA. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 15 by B. Riley & Co. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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