Villere St Denis J & Co Decreased 2U (TWOU) Stake By $1.79 Million; Highfields Capital Management LP Has Raised Time Warner (TWX) Holding

May 22, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Highfields Capital Management Lp increased Time Warner Inc (TWX) stake by 108.97% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Highfields Capital Management Lp acquired 6.05 million shares as Time Warner Inc (TWX)’s stock rose 1.97%. The Highfields Capital Management Lp holds 11.60M shares with $1.06B value, up from 5.55 million last quarter. Time Warner Inc now has $74.12 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $94.74. About 3.48 million shares traded. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) has declined 3.25% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.80% the S&P500.




Villere St Denis J & Co Llc decreased 2U Inc (TWOU) stake by 1.87% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Villere St Denis J & Co Llc sold 27,933 shares as 2U Inc (TWOU)’s stock rose 34.60%. The Villere St Denis J & Co Llc holds 1.46M shares with $94.43 million value, down from 1.49 million last quarter. 2U Inc now has $5.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $95.53. About 253,395 shares traded. 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) has risen 126.93% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 115.38% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering 2U (NASDAQ:TWOU), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. 2U had 49 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) on Monday, March 26 with “Buy” rating. Oppenheimer maintained 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) on Tuesday, August 8 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. Compass Point maintained the shares of TWOU in report on Friday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. The stock of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 12 by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform”. The stock of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Credit Suisse. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, March 27 with “Hold”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of TWOU in report on Tuesday, August 8 with “Buy” rating.

Villere St Denis J & Co Llc increased Microchip Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MCHP) stake by 15,805 shares to 154,420 valued at $13.57 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Pinnacle Foods Inc Del (NYSE:PF) stake by 21,000 shares and now owns 207,500 shares. Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) was raised too.

Analysts await 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $-0.40 earnings per share, down 60.00% or $0.15 from last year’s $-0.25 per share. After $-0.25 actual earnings per share reported by 2U, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 60.00% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “2u (TWOU) Appoints Mark Chernis COO” on May 21, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Mark Chernis Joins 2U, Inc. as Chief Operating Officer” published on May 21, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “2U hires COO, will sell $300M in common stock as its share price contines to soar” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “2U: Irrational Optimism Continues” published on May 07, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “After-Hours Stock Movers 05/21: (NBRV) (MU) (ADBE) Higher; (LBY) (ARDX) (PSTG) Lower (more…)” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.88 million activity. BARR WILLIAM P also sold $390,647 worth of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) on Monday, February 5. Another trade for 23,450 shares valued at $2.11 million was made by OLAFSSON OLAF on Thursday, December 14. 4,019 shares valued at $376,219 were sold by WRIGHT DEBORAH C on Monday, February 12.

Highfields Capital Management Lp decreased Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) stake by 2.19M shares to 1.60M valued at $399.14 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced American Tower Corp New (NYSE:AMT) stake by 459,386 shares and now owns 200,000 shares. Baker Hughes A Ge Co was reduced too.

Among 41 analysts covering Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Time Warner Inc. had 126 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Loop Capital on Thursday, November 9 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Monday, October 24 by FBR Capital. Loop Capital downgraded the shares of TWX in report on Thursday, March 2 to “Hold” rating. On Monday, November 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Rosenblatt to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, February 2 report. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Tuesday, September 19. The stock of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 4 by UBS. The rating was downgraded by Pivotal Research to “Hold” on Tuesday, April 17. As per Monday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Albert Fried initiated the stock with “” rating in Thursday, January 21 report.

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