Prudential Plc Increases Position in Asure Software (ASUR); As Tronox LTD (TROX) Share Value Rose, Shareholder Credit Capital Investments Lowered by $1.62 Million Its Position

February 15, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Prudential Plc increased its stake in Asure Software Inc (ASUR) by 46.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Prudential Plc bought 105,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.39% with the market. The hedge fund held 330,000 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.10M, up from 225,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Prudential Plc who had been investing in Asure Software Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $178.03 million market cap company. The stock increased 4.62% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $14.28. About 34,712 shares traded. Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR) has risen 137.62% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 120.92% the S&P500.

Credit Capital Investments Llc decreased its stake in Tronox Ltd (TROX) by 12.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Credit Capital Investments Llc sold 77,145 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.57% with the market. The institutional investor held 539,502 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.38 million, down from 616,647 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Credit Capital Investments Llc who had been investing in Tronox Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.42 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $20.24. About 458,223 shares traded. Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) has risen 311.09% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 294.39% the S&P500.




Among 9 analysts covering Tronox (NYSE:TROX), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Tronox had 19 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) on Thursday, August 4 with “Sell” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, August 13 report. Alembic maintained Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) on Monday, July 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 23 by Alembic. The stock of Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) earned “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, August 6. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Alembic. The stock of Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Thursday, November 9. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, April 6 by UBS. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, February 7 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, December 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 19 investors sold TROX shares while 45 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 62.74 million shares or 5.69% more from 59.37 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Canada Pension Plan Board reported 142,200 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) for 19,543 shares. Fine LP reported 3.19 million shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 0.01% in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) or 39,300 shares. Ameritas invested in 0.01% or 5,438 shares. Pacad Limited stated it has 13,800 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership reported 0.22% of its portfolio in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). Tide Point Ltd Partnership holds 1.64M shares. Wells Fargo Com Mn has 86,330 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsr has 0% invested in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). Tower Capital Limited Liability Co (Trc) holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) for 6,644 shares. Moreover, Point72 Asset Mgmt LP has 0.02% invested in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). The New York-based Glazer Lc has invested 0% in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). Scopus Asset Mgmt Lp owns 477,400 shares. Teachers Insurance Annuity Association Of America reported 248,690 shares.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $357,004 activity. On Wednesday, September 6 van Niekerk Willem Hendrik sold $253,104 worth of Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) or 12,229 shares.

Analysts await Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.04 EPS, up 128.57% or $0.18 from last year’s $-0.14 per share. TROX’s profit will be $4.78M for 126.50 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.08 actual EPS reported by Tronox Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.50, from 3.5 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 5 investors sold ASUR shares while 7 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 17 raised stakes. 4.90 million shares or 40.81% less from 8.27 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag, a Germany-based fund reported 59,096 shares. Thompson Davis & Communications owns 5,015 shares. Alyeska Inv Group LP invested in 450,000 shares or 0.05% of the stock. 155 are owned by Fincl Bank Of America Corp De. Cambridge Inv Research Advisors Incorporated accumulated 10,900 shares or 0% of the stock. Perritt Management holds 101,800 shares or 0.33% of its portfolio. Ancora Ltd Liability Com owns 112,116 shares. Venator Capital holds 6.03% of its portfolio in Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR) for 469,781 shares. Argent Management Ltd Company stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR). Moreover, Monarch Prtnrs Asset Mngmt Lc has 0.05% invested in Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR). Jfs Wealth Advsr Lc stated it has 0% in Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR). California Public Employees Retirement has invested 0% in Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR). Prudential Public Ltd Co invested in 0.01% or 330,000 shares. Pacific Ridge Prtnrs Limited Liability Corp has 1.3% invested in Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR). Vanguard Grp Inc Incorporated has 384,152 shares.

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