Selz Capital Trimmed Alliance Res Partner LP Ut LTD (ARLP) Stake by $304,000; Stock Price Declined; As Becton Dickinson (BDX) Valuation Rose, Gofen & Glossberg Has Increased Position by $1.13 Million

February 20, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Bernard Selz decreased its stake in Alliance Res Partner Lp Ut Ltd (ARLP) by 6.36% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Selz Capital Llc sold 16,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.23% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Bernard Selz held 235,600 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.56 million, down from 251,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Selz Capital Llc who had been investing in Alliance Res Partner Lp Ut Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.35 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $18. About 961,354 shares traded or 159.71% up from the average. Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) has risen 50.47% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.77% the S&P500.




Gofen & Glossberg Llc increased its stake in Becton Dickinson (BDX) by 21.56% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gofen & Glossberg Llc bought 5,810 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.79% with the market. The institutional investor held 32,754 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.42 million, up from 26,944 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gofen & Glossberg Llc who had been investing in Becton Dickinson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $59.34 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $222.87. About 981,599 shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Alliance Resource Partners (NASDAQ:ARLP), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Alliance Resource Partners had 21 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. M Partners initiated Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) on Tuesday, December 20 with “Neutral” rating. FBR Capital initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 18 report. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $30 target in Tuesday, November 3 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, November 23. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. FBR Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $26.0 target in Tuesday, November 1 report. The stock of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by Cowen & Co. Seaport Global Securities initiated Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) on Monday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ARLP in report on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 13 by FBR Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 1.23 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 12 investors sold ARLP shares while 31 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 17.59 million shares or 2.43% less from 18.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Guggenheim Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 56,845 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fifth Third Bancorp holds 9,650 shares. Creative Planning holds 30,690 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 400 were reported by Winslow Evans Crocker Incorporated. Centers Of America has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP). Reilly Fin Advsr Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 610 shares. Selz Cap Ltd Co owns 235,600 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company reported 0% in Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP). Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0.02% invested in Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) for 1.12 million shares. Goldman Sachs Grp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP). Moreover, Next Fincl Grp Incorporated has 0.02% invested in Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP). Tru Com Of Vermont holds 83 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 0% or 26,309 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) for 180,054 shares. Riverpoint Management Limited Liability Co accumulated 46,400 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 51 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 4 by Citigroup. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Hold” on Wednesday, January 6. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, August 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $153 target in Thursday, February 4 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, March 30. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 4 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 3. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Monday, August 14. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Barclays Capital.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $6.24 million activity. Lim James C also sold $714,210 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares. COHEN GARY M sold 15,512 shares worth $3.16 million. On Tuesday, August 22 Tharby Linda M sold $941,254 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) or 4,695 shares.

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