Yorktown Management & Research Co Lifted Ally Financial (ALLY) Position; WIZARD WORLD (OTCBB:WIZD) Shorts Decreased By 33.33%

February 15, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc increased Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) stake by 88.51% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc acquired 41,600 shares as Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY)’s stock declined 19.04%. The Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc holds 88,600 shares with $2.15 million value, up from 47,000 last quarter. Ally Financial Inc. now has $12.47 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $28.54. About 1.21 million shares traded. Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) has risen 12.72% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.98% the S&P500.

WIZARD WORLD INCORPORATED (OTCBB:WIZD) had a decrease of 33.33% in short interest. WIZD’s SI was 800 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 33.33% from 1,200 shares previously. The stock decreased 8.91% or $0.023 during the last trading session, reaching $0.234. About 25,789 shares traded. Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.




Wizard World, Inc. produces pop culture live multimedia conventions in the United States. The company has market cap of $16.04 million. The Company’s live multimedia conventions provide a social networking and entertainment venue for enthusiasts of movies, TV shows, video games, technology, toys, social networking/gaming, comic books, and graphic novels. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s conventions also provide sales, marketing, product promotion, public relations, advertising, and sponsorship opportunities for entertainment, toy, gaming, publishing, and retail business.

Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc decreased Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) stake by 2,000 shares to 7,000 valued at $1.10 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) stake by 2,000 shares and now owns 10,500 shares. Blackstone Mort Tr Inc (NYSE:BXMT) was reduced too.

Among 23 analysts covering Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Ally Financial had 61 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 22 by Jefferies. BTIG Research maintained Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) rating on Tuesday, January 16. BTIG Research has “Buy” rating and $39.0 target. The stock of Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE:ALLY) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 30. On Wednesday, August 23 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The company was initiated on Monday, January 8 by Oppenheimer. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 26. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, September 16 by BMO Capital Markets.

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