Pembroke Management LTD Has Cut Its Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) Position as Stock Price Rose; Cypress Funds Has Lifted Xpo Logistics (XPO) Stake by $3.89 Million

January 15, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Pembroke Management Ltd decreased its stake in Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) by 14.69% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pembroke Management Ltd sold 58,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 339,045 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.19M, down from 397,445 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pembroke Management Ltd who had been investing in Acadia Healthcare for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $34.63. About 871,402 shares traded. Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) has declined 23.20% since January 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.90% the S&P500.

Cypress Funds Llc increased its stake in Xpo Logistics Inc (XPO) by 13.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cypress Funds Llc bought 58,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.25% with the market. The hedge fund held 500,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $33.89 million, up from 442,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cypress Funds Llc who had been investing in Xpo Logistics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.39B market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $95.01. About 1.31M shares traded. XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) has risen 103.27% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.57% the S&P500.

Among 21 analysts covering XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. XPO Logistics had 67 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, August 9 with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 10 by Cowen & Co. Stifel Nicolaus maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) rating on Monday, November 6. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $80 target. Stephens maintained XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) rating on Monday, January 8. Stephens has “Hold” rating and $98.0 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, August 5. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $110.0 target in Thursday, January 11 report. The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, July 11 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, December 26. Buckingham Research initiated XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) on Tuesday, May 17 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 1.58 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 28 investors sold XPO shares while 76 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 96.74 million shares or 19.39% more from 81.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sheets Smith Wealth Mngmt, North Carolina-based fund reported 6,578 shares. Paradigm Asset Management Communications Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 550 shares. Private Advisor Group Ltd Llc reported 0.01% stake. Legal & General Group Incorporated Public Limited Company owns 52,797 shares. State Street, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.52 million shares. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Limited accumulated 5,065 shares. Ngam Advsr LP reported 0.01% of its portfolio in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). First Republic Invest Management, a California-based fund reported 15,825 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owns 123,700 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Millrace Asset Gp Incorporated reported 1.53% of its portfolio in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO). Mackay Shields Lc holds 0.03% in XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE:XPO) or 10,116 shares. Fred Alger Inc reported 0.24% stake. Parametric Port Assoc Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 268,201 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 22,916 were accumulated by Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc. Qs Ltd Liability Corporation holds 30 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Among 16 analysts covering Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Acadia Healthcare had 47 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies reinitiated the shares of ACHC in report on Friday, December 2 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Friday, November 3 with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Leerink Swann with “Outperform” on Tuesday, September 1. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. On Wednesday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 15. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, September 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, September 5.

Pembroke Management Ltd, which manages about $2.77 billion and $1.02 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Upland Software by 24,000 shares to 623,100 shares, valued at $13.19 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in James Riv Group (NASDAQ:JRVR) by 21,400 shares in the quarter, for a total of 50,200 shares, and has risen its stake in Commercehub Inc.

Analysts await Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, down 6.78% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.59 per share. ACHC’s profit will be $48.31 million for 15.74 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual earnings per share reported by Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.17% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.51 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.77 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 23 investors sold ACHC shares while 66 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 107.79 million shares or 1.20% less from 109.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cwm Limited invested in 52 shares. C Ww Group Incorporated Hldgs A S owns 63,305 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Quantitative Llc has 126,600 shares. 80,121 were accumulated by Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio. St Johns Investment Limited holds 40 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Investment reported 379,285 shares. Northern Tru Corporation reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC). Rice Hall James Limited Com invested in 586,422 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt reported 4,725 shares. 7,677 were reported by Hightower Ltd Liability Co. 95,799 were reported by Svcs Automobile Association. C M Bidwell Assocs Ltd has 200 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 48,517 shares. Stephens Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 1.09 million shares or 1.2% of the stock. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Mngmt has 0.05% invested in Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) for 19,987 shares.

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