Spark Investment Management Has Decreased Surmodics (SRDX) Holding By $483,000; Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) Covered By 12 Bullish Analysts Last Week

February 19, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Spark Investment Management Llc decreased Surmodics Inc (SRDX) stake by 65.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Spark Investment Management Llc sold 16,100 shares as Surmodics Inc (SRDX)’s stock declined 8.47%. The Spark Investment Management Llc holds 8,400 shares with $260,000 value, down from 24,500 last quarter. Surmodics Inc now has $362.25M valuation. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $27.45. About 19,025 shares traded. Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) has risen 6.57% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.13% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG), 12 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Compass Group PLC had 171 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) on Thursday, May 11 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Monday, January 22 with “Buy”. The stock of Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, November 29. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equalwt/In-Line” rating in Thursday, September 3 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 12 by Numis Securities. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 24 by Panmure Gordon. Panmure Gordon maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, May 11 report. Natixis maintained it with “Neutral” rating and GBX 1100 target in Friday, December 4 report. The rating was maintained by Societe Generale with “Sell” on Tuesday, September 15. The stock of Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by Canaccord Genuity. See Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) latest ratings:




16/02/2018 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1850.00 New Target: GBX 1850.00 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 1650.00 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 1600.00 New Target: GBX 1600.00 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1850.00 New Target: GBX 1850.00 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 1850.00 New Target: GBX 1850.00 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1850.00 New Target: GBX 1850.00 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 1745.00 New Target: GBX 1785.00 Maintain
29/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 1800.00 New Target: GBX 1800.00 Maintain
22/11/2017 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1800.00 New Target: GBX 1800.00 Maintain

Among 4 analysts covering SurModics (NASDAQ:SRDX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. SurModics had 5 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Barrington Research to “Mkt Perform”. As per Friday, October 7, the company rating was downgraded by Sidoti. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research given on Thursday, August 6.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $79,775 activity. Stich Joseph J. also sold $27,284 worth of Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) on Monday, September 11. OLSON CHARLES W also sold $22,308 worth of Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX) on Friday, September 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 5 investors sold SRDX shares while 43 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 11.18 million shares or 0.06% less from 11.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Prelude Capital Mgmt Ltd accumulated 2,111 shares. Parkside Commercial Bank has invested 0% in Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX). Parametric Portfolio Assoc has 21,451 shares. Gabelli Funds Llc accumulated 119,433 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys holds 0% or 6,791 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup accumulated 0% or 10,467 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company reported 680 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Condor Mngmt invested in 6,712 shares or 0.04% of the stock. California State Teachers Retirement Sys, a California-based fund reported 21,090 shares. Sei Investments Com invested in 0% or 10 shares. Product Partners Limited Liability Company owns 15,937 shares. Legal And General Gru Public Limited accumulated 24,509 shares or 0% of the stock. Savings Bank Of America Corp De stated it has 22,857 shares. Panagora Asset, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 17,188 shares. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Ltd stated it has 1.38% in Surmodics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX).

Spark Investment Management Llc increased Tetra Tech Inc New (NASDAQ:TTEK) stake by 114,156 shares to 134,356 valued at $6.25 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) stake by 1.31 million shares and now owns 2.74M shares. Walker & Dunlop Inc (NYSE:WD) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.38, from 0.65 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 17 investors sold Compass Group PLC shares while 41 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 215.30 million shares or 1.60% more from 211.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Corecommodity Lc accumulated 234,778 shares or 1.78% of the stock. Susquehanna International Group Inc Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) for 94,241 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 63,292 shares. Gulf Bancorporation (Uk) Limited invested 0.02% in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG). Addenda Cap owns 0.33% invested in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) for 593,596 shares. Andra Ap invested in 0.06% or 255,400 shares. Peak6 L P owns 0% invested in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) for 6,917 shares. Lincluden Mgmt Ltd holds 3.09% or 4.96 million shares. Massachusetts Fincl Co Ma holds 52,273 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 44,278 were reported by Fincl Bank Of Nova Scotia Tru Communications. Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.02% in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG). Nationwide Fund owns 37,979 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mackenzie Financial owns 15.15M shares or 0.66% of their US portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag owns 976,360 shares. 2.10 million are owned by Swiss Comml Bank.

The stock decreased 0.06% or GBX 1 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1546.5. About 1.85 million shares traded. Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) has 0.00% since February 19, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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