Alpine Associates Management Increases Holding in Dish Network (Put) (DISH); Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Stock Value Rose While Cypress Capital Management Wy Upped Stake

January 18, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Robert Emil Zoellner increased its stake in Dish Network Corp (Put) (DISH) by 34.29% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alpine Associates Management Inc bought 60,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.02% with the market. The hedge fund run by Robert Emil Zoellner held 235,000 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.74 million, up from 175,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alpine Associates Management Inc who had been investing in Dish Network Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $21.24B market cap company. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $45.55. About 1.62 million shares traded. DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) has risen 43.12% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.42% the S&P500.

Cypress Capital Management Llc Wy increased its stake in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) by 82.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cypress Capital Management Llc Wy bought 9,395 shares as the company’s stock rose 70.49% with the market. The institutional investor held 20,770 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.34 million, up from 11,375 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cypress Capital Management Llc Wy who had been investing in Applied Optoelectronics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $641.36M market cap company. The stock decreased 2.68% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $33.09. About 688,225 shares traded. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has risen 622.05% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 605.35% the S&P500.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $67,480 activity. $44,439 worth of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) was sold by McSchooler Jeffrey L on Monday, August 28. ORBAN PAUL W also sold $5,347 worth of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 44 investors sold DISH shares while 119 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 220.79 million shares or 0.78% less from 222.52 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Jane Street Grp Inc Ltd Co has 0.01% invested in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). Artemis Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.31% in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). American Interest Group reported 85,824 shares stake. Sanctuary Wealth Limited Liability Com holds 31,517 shares. Rafferty Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 0.01% or 63,553 shares in its portfolio. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec invested in 0.01% or 55,886 shares. Fjarde Ap invested 0.06% of its portfolio in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). Retirement Of Alabama has invested 0.03% in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). Moreover, Legal & General Group Plc has 0.05% invested in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). Fifth Third Bank, Ohio-based fund reported 17 shares. Cibc Ww Mkts Corp has 52,355 shares. M&T Comml Bank invested in 36,117 shares. King Luther Cap Mgmt invested 0.08% of its portfolio in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH). Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0.17% of its portfolio in DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) for 208,400 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Dish Network Corp. had 49 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, November 13 report. Morgan Stanley upgraded DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) on Monday, January 23 to “Overweight” rating. Wunderlich downgraded the shares of DISH in report on Friday, July 22 to “Sell” rating. The stock of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, September 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Vetr on Tuesday, September 8. The stock of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) earned “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research on Thursday, November 10. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 22 with “Sector Perform”. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Thursday, November 9. On Thursday, October 8 the stock rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.02, from 2.21 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 45 investors sold AAOI shares while 48 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 14.64 million shares or 5.15% less from 15.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Zacks Mgmt has invested 0.04% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). 35,181 are owned by Retail Bank Of Montreal Can. 146,048 were reported by Bloom Tree Ptnrs Ltd Llc. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 123,425 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Hwg Lp has invested 1.97% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Retail Bank Of Nova Scotia stated it has 15,588 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Gotham Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 42,960 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Co Can reported 0% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Pnc Gp Incorporated holds 0% or 10,744 shares in its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 14,092 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Citigroup invested in 12,498 shares. Swiss National Bank & Trust accumulated 30,200 shares. Parkside Natl Bank And Trust reported 9 shares. Zweig reported 0.5% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Moreover, Royal State Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) for 9,218 shares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $902,978 activity. Shares for $62,230 were sold by Kuo David C. $406,000 worth of stock was sold by Lin Chewei on Monday, September 11. Shares for $214,138 were sold by Murry Stefan J. on Tuesday, August 15.

Among 11 analysts covering Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Applied Optoelectronics had 34 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 14 report. DA Davidson maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 14 report. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Friday, July 14 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Needham on Monday, July 24 with “Buy”. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, October 13 by Northland Capital. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AAOI in report on Thursday, February 25 with “Outperform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) rating on Tuesday, June 20. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $9400 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 7 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, August 3. Needham maintained the shares of AAOI in report on Wednesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating.

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