Lafleur & Godfrey Boosted Its Dr Pepper Snapple Grp Com (DPS) Holding, Mackinac Financial (MFNC) Shorts Up By 38.3%

July 17, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC) had an increase of 38.3% in short interest. MFNC’s SI was 13,000 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 38.3% from 9,400 shares previously. With 2,900 avg volume, 5 days are for Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC)’s short sellers to cover MFNC’s short positions. The SI to Mackinac Financial Corporation’s float is 0.26%. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.01 on July 14, reaching $14. About shares traded. Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC) has risen 31.57% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.87% the S&P500.

Lafleur & Godfrey Llc increased Dr Pepper Snapple Grp Com (DPS) stake by 29.17% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Lafleur & Godfrey Llc acquired 13,313 shares as Dr Pepper Snapple Grp Com (DPS)’s stock declined 3.26%. The Lafleur & Godfrey Llc holds 58,945 shares with $5.35M value, up from 45,632 last quarter. Dr Pepper Snapple Grp Com now has $16.76 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.87 on July 14, reaching $90.32. About shares traded. Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE:DPS) has declined 1.39% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.09% the S&P500.

Since February 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $61,739 activity. Deering Jesse A sold $6,975 worth of stock or 500 shares. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $34,011 was sold by BITTNER DENNIS.

Mackinac Financial Corporation is a bank holding Company of mBank . The company has market cap of $88.61 million. The Company, through the Bank, is engaged in the general commercial banking business. It has a 17.41 P/E ratio. The Bank provides a range of loan and deposit products.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 1.2 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 2 investors sold Mackinac Financial Corporation shares while 3 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 1.54 million shares or 8.68% less from 1.68 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Blackrock Fund holds 0% in Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC) or 764 shares. Wellington Gp Limited Liability Partnership invested in 228,076 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Renaissance Technologies Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC) for 14,400 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Company The holds 299,903 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 206 shares. Pnc Fincl Gp Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC). Blackrock Lc invested in 0% or 792 shares. Bridgeway accumulated 0.01% or 29,200 shares. Gendell Jeffrey L owns 71,140 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Bank Of America De holds 0% of its portfolio in Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC) for 1,049 shares. Morgan Stanley accumulated 0% or 730 shares. Raffles Ltd Partnership stated it has 86,583 shares. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership owns 0% invested in Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:MFNC) for 343,782 shares. Banc Funds Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.13% stake. Creative Planning stated it has 500 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 18 analysts covering Dr Pepper Snapple (NYSE:DPS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Dr Pepper Snapple had 41 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The stock of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE:DPS) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Goldman Sachs. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of DPS in report on Monday, May 1 with “Hold” rating. Zacks downgraded Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE:DPS) on Tuesday, August 25 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE:DPS) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 19. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 9. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Friday, October 23. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, January 9. UBS maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $89 target in Friday, October 23 report. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 21 report.

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