As Micron Technology (MU) Market Valuation Rose, Marathon Trading Investment Management Has Boosted by $720,213 Its Position; As Schein Henry (HSIC) Stock Price Rose, Goldman Sachs Group Has Lifted Position

January 13, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Bruce J. Richards increased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (MU) by 143.43% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Marathon Trading Investment Management Llc bought 18,467 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.14% with the market. The hedge fund run by Bruce J. Richards held 31,342 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.23 million, up from 12,875 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Marathon Trading Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Micron Technology Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $49.50 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $42.81. About 28.46M shares traded. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has risen 176.27% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc increased its stake in Schein Henry Inc (HSIC) by 95.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Goldman Sachs Group Inc bought 403,798 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.77% with the market. The institutional investor held 828,390 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $67.92M, up from 424,592 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc who had been investing in Schein Henry Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.75B market cap company. The stock increased 2.10% or $1.54 during the last trading session, reaching $74.84. About 1.05 million shares traded. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 7.15 in Q3 2017. Its up 5.99, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 47 investors sold HSIC shares while 15 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 377 raised stakes. 279.70 million shares or 306.41% more from 68.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 121,119 are owned by Neville Rodie & Shaw. Magnetar Ltd holds 0.04% or 20,113 shares. Palisade Capital Ltd Liability Corporation Nj invested in 17,880 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab reported 0.23% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Conning has invested 0.01% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Daiwa Securities Group Inc Inc has invested 0% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Cleararc Capital holds 4,066 shares. Employees Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.01% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Smith Salley Associates holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 3,034 shares. Mutual Of America Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 18,473 shares. Eaton Vance Mgmt invested in 139,713 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 10,850 shares. Baystate Wealth Ltd Co reported 0% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Homrich & Berg reported 3,058 shares stake. Adage Cap Group Inc Limited Liability, Massachusetts-based fund reported 378,400 shares.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc, which manages about $408.33B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in First Bancorp P R (NYSE:FBP) by 243,631 shares to 949,869 shares, valued at $4.86 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Coca Cola European Partners (Call) by 16,100 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,900 shares, and cut its stake in Quantenna Communications Inc.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $366,756 activity.

Among 19 analysts covering Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Henry Schein Inc. had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, November 7. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, November 7. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Neutral” on Thursday, February 11. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, November 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 20 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, October 26. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was upgraded by Gabelli. Robert W. Baird maintained Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) rating on Thursday, October 19. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $95.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 17 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 selling transactions for $12.71 million activity. Another trade for 327 shares valued at $10,507 was made by ARNZEN APRIL S on Friday, September 1. Shares for $765,485 were sold by Mondry Lawrence N on Wednesday, August 16. $1.26M worth of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) was sold by Deboer Scott J. $4.53 million worth of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares were sold by Thorsen Steven L. JR. Poppen Joel L sold $3.09 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold MU shares while 205 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 237 raised stakes. 886.67 million shares or 6.47% more from 832.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ifrah Finance reported 0.2% stake. Elm Ridge Management Ltd, New York-based fund reported 121,570 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Co invested 0.45% of its portfolio in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Glg Ptnrs LP invested in 365,317 shares or 0.76% of the stock. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Llc accumulated 0.02% or 1,429 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested in 0.08% or 38,611 shares. Usca Ria Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 83,970 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. The New York-based Teewinot Advisers Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.87% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Rampart Inv Management Ltd holds 0.19% or 14,003 shares in its portfolio. Greenleaf Trust has 7,980 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Thompson Davis reported 750 shares. Petrus Lta invested in 0.06% or 6,280 shares. 280,642 were reported by Commonwealth Comml Bank Of Aus. Everence Cap Management Inc owns 0.17% invested in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) for 19,070 shares. Fred Alger Mgmt Inc has invested 0.56% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU).

Marathon Trading Investment Management Llc, which manages about $886.83 million and $878.70 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (Call) by 3,900 shares to 87,300 shares, valued at $15.08 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in United States Oil Fund Lp (USO) by 140,963 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 36,794 shares, and cut its stake in Vaneck Vectors Etf Tr.

Among 42 analysts covering Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), 35 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Micron Technology Inc. had 205 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 22 by Needham. The stock of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by Needham. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, January 11. Susquehanna upgraded the stock to “Positive” rating in Thursday, June 23 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, February 3 with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, October 2 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Tuesday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by Rosenblatt. The company was initiated on Monday, September 21 by Barclays Capital.

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