Osborne Partners Capital Management Upped By $647,379 Its Cf Industries Holdings (CF) Stake; Versartis (VSAR) Shorts Lowered By 0.83%

December 6, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Osborne Partners Capital Management Llc increased Cf Industries Holdings Inc (CF) stake by 14.19% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Osborne Partners Capital Management Llc acquired 23,977 shares as Cf Industries Holdings Inc (CF)’s stock declined 16.27%. The Osborne Partners Capital Management Llc holds 192,900 shares with $5.39 million value, up from 168,923 last quarter. Cf Industries Holdings Inc now has $8.66 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.225 during the last trading session, reaching $37.135. About 89,575 shares traded. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has declined 0.63% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.33% the S&P500.

Versartis Incorporated (NASDAQ:VSAR) had a decrease of 0.83% in short interest. VSAR’s SI was 2.53 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its down 0.83% from 2.56 million shares previously. With 1.57M avg volume, 2 days are for Versartis Incorporated (NASDAQ:VSAR)’s short sellers to cover VSAR’s short positions. The SI to Versartis Incorporated’s float is 11.73%. The stock increased 12.78% or $0.2587 during the last trading session, reaching $2.2837. About 631,373 shares traded. Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) has risen 103.18% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.48% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. CF Industries Holdings had 85 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole on Wednesday, January 27 to “Outperform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 26 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, January 5 with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by Credit Agricole. JP Morgan upgraded CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) rating on Thursday, June 2. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $29 target. Scotia Capital downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, May 24 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, August 14 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, February 17 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Underperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 5 by UBS.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.03, from 0.95 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 56 investors sold CF shares while 125 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 122 raised stakes. 255.28 million shares or 3.32% more from 247.08 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Moreover, Montecito Financial Bank has 0.09% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board accumulated 374,392 shares. Ing Groep Nv, Netherlands-based fund reported 21,599 shares. State Street accumulated 11.47 million shares. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0% or 135,890 shares. Qcm Cayman has 12,120 shares for 0.77% of their portfolio. Old Second Fincl Bank Of Aurora invested in 0.12% or 10,011 shares. Robecosam Ag holds 19,921 shares. Lenox Wealth Mgmt owns 218 shares. Moreover, Dsam Prtnrs (London) has 0.18% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Bluestein R H Communication accumulated 10,510 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp accumulated 4.59M shares or 0.1% of the stock. Round Table Svcs Ltd Liability Corporation holds 10,000 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Glendon Cap Mgmt LP invested 18.72% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Nomura Inc accumulated 17,680 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since June 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $34,219 activity. Brumm Joshua T sold 1,421 shares worth $22,807. Westberg Paul had sold 711 shares worth $11,412.

Among 12 analysts covering Versartis Inc (NASDAQ:VSAR), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Versartis Inc had 26 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Canaccord Genuity. On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Underperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, December 2. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 22 to “Market Perform”. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, September 22 report. The company was maintained on Friday, July 28 by Canaccord Genuity. Piper Jaffray initiated the shares of VSAR in report on Tuesday, October 4 with “Overweight” rating. The company was initiated on Thursday, August 13 by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was initiated by Northland Capital with “Outperform”. The stock of Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Friday, September 22.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.39 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.74, from 2.13 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 19 investors sold Versartis, Inc. shares while 19 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 25.90 million shares or 2.03% more from 25.39 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 7,372 are owned by Legal & General Grp Public Ltd. Woodstock Corp holds 27,583 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca holds 0% or 8,901 shares. Kingdon Cap Lc invested in 117,043 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Voya Investment Mngmt Lc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR). Emory University holds 1.51% of its portfolio in Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) for 97,944 shares. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) for 3,592 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt holds 0% in Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR) or 109,409 shares. Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Holdings Ltd accumulated 24,714 shares. State Street reported 556,718 shares. Meeder Asset holds 0% or 130 shares in its portfolio. Citadel Advisors Lc owns 67,714 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 4,500 shares. 105,758 are held by Clarivest Asset Mgmt Lc. The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Trust Na has invested 0% in Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR).

Versartis, Inc. operates as an endocrine-focused biopharmaceutical firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $81.78 million. The firm is developing VRS-317, a long-acting recombinant human growth hormone, which is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency. It currently has negative earnings. It develops drug candidates that it has licensed from Amunix Operating, Inc.

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