Timessquare Capital Management Lowered Holding in Papa John’s International (PZZA) as Stock Value Declined; Insight Capital Research & Management Holds Stake in Autodesk (ADSK)

February 15, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Insight Capital Research & Management Inc increased its stake in Autodesk Inc (ADSK) by 96.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Insight Capital Research & Management Inc bought 11,752 shares as the company’s stock rose 27.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,925 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.69 million, up from 12,173 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Insight Capital Research & Management Inc who had been investing in Autodesk Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $24.82 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.51% or $2.76 during the last trading session, reaching $112.68. About 1.03M shares traded. Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has risen 91.08% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 74.38% the S&P500.

Timessquare Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Papa John’s International (PZZA) by 11.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Timessquare Capital Management Llc sold 117,150 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.10% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 938,050 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $68.54 million, down from 1.06 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Timessquare Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Papa John’s International for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.08 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $59.26. About 156,720 shares traded. Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has risen 30.02% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.32% the S&P500.




Among 10 analysts covering Papa John'S International (NASDAQ:PZZA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Papa John'S International had 22 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 2 by BTIG Research. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Sector Weight”. Deutsche Bank initiated the shares of PZZA in report on Monday, December 18 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 10. On Thursday, November 19 the stock rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy”. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, November 18. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the shares of PZZA in report on Thursday, February 25 with “Hold” rating. BTIG Research maintained Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) rating on Tuesday, October 24. BTIG Research has “Buy” rating and $90.0 target. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Monday, September 18 with “Buy”.

Timessquare Capital Management Llc, which manages about $20.35 billion and $14.92B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in New Relic Inc by 493,040 shares to 568,040 shares, valued at $28.29 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in L3 Technologies Inc by 49,870 shares in the quarter, for a total of 746,075 shares, and has risen its stake in Inc Research Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:INCR).

Analysts await Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.72 EPS, up 4.35% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.69 per share. PZZA’s profit will be $25.24 million for 20.58 P/E if the $0.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual EPS reported by Papa John's International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment is 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 22 investors sold PZZA shares while 73 reduced holdings. only 33 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 29.04 million shares or 4.20% less from 30.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas invested in 0% or 16,706 shares. Suntrust Banks accumulated 26,385 shares. Prelude Limited, New York-based fund reported 800 shares. Moreover, Eaton Vance Mngmt has 0% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Nationwide Fund reported 69,681 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Federated Investors Pa accumulated 13,688 shares. Brown Advisory reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Principal Finance Group Incorporated holds 0.01% or 112,965 shares. Meeder Asset stated it has 0% in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 36,802 shares. Proshare Lc holds 0% or 3,569 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Wellington Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership has 0.01% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Gemmer Asset Limited Liability Corp owns 52 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Pnc Services Gp Incorporated Inc reported 37,669 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stephens Investment Management Group Inc Limited Liability Com owns 739,148 shares for 1.25% of their portfolio.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $692,080 activity.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $6.74 million activity. $64,328 worth of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) was sold by Di Fronzo Pascal W. NORRINGTON LORRIE M sold 25,000 shares worth $2.78M. $169,230 worth of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) was sold by BEVERIDGE CRAWFORD W. Another trade for 9,128 shares valued at $1.02 million was made by Blum Steven M on Friday, September 22.

Among 27 analysts covering Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), 18 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Autodesk Inc. had 109 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) on Wednesday, September 30 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) on Friday, February 26 with “Outperform” rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 13 by Guggenheim. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, February 26. Citigroup maintained Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) rating on Monday, August 31. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $53 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, September 29. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $61 target in Thursday, February 4 report. The stock of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, August 30 by Rosenblatt. The stock of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, August 29 by Mitsubishi UFJ. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, August 28 by William Blair.

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