Rhenman & Partners Asset Management Ab Trimmed Hca Healthcare (HCA) Position By $3.53 Million; Anchor Bancorp (ANCB) SI Decreased By 60.71%

February 21, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Rhenman & Partners Asset Management Ab decreased Hca Healthcare Inc (HCA) stake by 47.21% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Rhenman & Partners Asset Management Ab sold 44,707 shares as Hca Healthcare Inc (HCA)’s stock declined 2.93%. The Rhenman & Partners Asset Management Ab holds 50,000 shares with $3.98M value, down from 94,707 last quarter. Hca Healthcare Inc now has $35.36 billion valuation. It closed at $101 lastly. It is down 7.08% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.62% the S&P500.

Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) had a decrease of 60.71% in short interest. ANCB’s SI was 2,200 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 60.71% from 5,600 shares previously. With 2,300 avg volume, 1 days are for Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB)’s short sellers to cover ANCB’s short positions. The SI to Anchor Bancorp’s float is 0.17%. It closed at $24.88 lastly. It is down 0.40% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.30% the S&P500.




Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 insider sales for $52.44 million activity. 16,270 shares valued at $1.66M were sold by Chari Ravi S. on Wednesday, January 31. Morgan Sandra L. had sold 3,698 shares worth $358,364 on Monday, February 5. Hall Charles J sold $11.98 million worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) on Wednesday, February 14. 2,400 shares valued at $207,912 were sold by Cuffe Michael S. on Friday, December 15. $3.05M worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) was sold by Sowell Joseph A III on Wednesday, January 31. Another trade for 23,005 shares valued at $2.34M was sold by Perlin Jonathan B. RUTHERFORD BILL B sold $4.96M worth of stock or 48,462 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 69 investors sold HCA shares while 180 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 262.04 million shares or 0.29% more from 261.28 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 22,388 are owned by Sumitomo Life. Veritable Limited Partnership holds 0.02% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) or 13,081 shares. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma owns 1,034 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt holds 0.03% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) or 23,503 shares. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc invested in 62,580 shares or 0.64% of the stock. Schroder Inv Management Group stated it has 0.06% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). 259,267 were reported by Kbc Gru Nv. Sg Americas Llc has invested 0.03% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Americafirst Mgmt Ltd Liability Company reported 0.11% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Kings Point Capital Mngmt has invested 1.37% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Huntington Retail Bank stated it has 6,714 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Bessemer Grp Inc Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Century reported 2.56 million shares. Nelson Roberts Advsrs Limited Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 380 shares. 2,695 are held by Hl Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company.

Among 30 analysts covering HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. HCA Holdings had 99 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 13. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. JP Morgan initiated HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) on Wednesday, September 16 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, November 30 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 30. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of HCA in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 12 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, November 30 to “Buy”.

Rhenman & Partners Asset Management Ab increased Glaukos Corp stake by 302,346 shares to 647,796 valued at $21.38 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) stake by 10,000 shares and now owns 110,000 shares. Amerisourcebergen Corp (NYSE:ABC) was raised too.

Analysts await HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $2.08 earnings per share, up 19.54% or $0.34 from last year’s $1.74 per share. HCA’s profit will be $728.19M for 12.14 P/E if the $2.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.12 actual earnings per share reported by HCA Healthcare, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.89% negative EPS growth.

Anchor Bancorp operates as the bank holding firm for Anchor Bank that provides various banking services and products in Western Washington. The company has market cap of $61.80 million. The firm accepts deposit products, such as checking, money market deposit, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 60.54 P/E ratio. It offers one-to-four family loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, commercial and multi-family real estate loans, commercial business loans, construction and land loans, unsecured consumer loans, and automobile loans; and other cash management services.

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