Dave & Busters Entmt (PLAY) Shareholder Point72 Asset Management LP Has Decreased Stake by $5.61 Million as Stock Value Rose; Metlife (MET) Holding Has Lifted by Partnervest Advisory Services Llc

February 14, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Partnervest Advisory Services Llc increased its stake in Metlife Inc (MET) by 147.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Partnervest Advisory Services Llc bought 6,287 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.70% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10,543 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $548,000, up from 4,256 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Partnervest Advisory Services Llc who had been investing in Metlife Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.23B market cap company. The stock increased 1.39% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $45.83. About 4.56 million shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500.

Steve Cohen decreased its stake in Dave & Busters Entmt Inc (PLAY) by 16.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Point72 Asset Management Lp sold 107,949 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.62% with the market. The hedge fund run by Steve Cohen held 550,700 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $28.90M, down from 658,649 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Point72 Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Dave & Busters Entmt Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.85 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.92% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $45.57. About 787,226 shares traded. Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) has risen 74.20% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 57.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 61 investors sold MET shares while 336 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 289 raised stakes. 784.85 million shares or 1.65% more from 772.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 253,650 are owned by Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund. Dupont stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Adirondack Rech Mgmt has invested 0.25% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Loudon Inv Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.26% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Buckingham Management Incorporated accumulated 28,379 shares. Fin Counselors Incorporated stated it has 0.01% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Valley National Advisers stated it has 1,417 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Brinker Cap has 97,852 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors holds 0% or 105 shares. Wg Shaheen And Associates Dba Whitney And has 0.58% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 31,600 shares. Pnc Svcs Group Inc Inc invested in 0.04% or 722,167 shares. First United National Bank Tru reported 1.17% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Gradient Investments holds 0.45% or 134,623 shares. 15,116 were accumulated by Nbt Fincl Bank N A. 1St Source National Bank has 0.16% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 38,140 shares.

Among 16 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. MetLife had 47 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was reinitiated by Wells Fargo on Friday, September 23 with “Outperform”. The stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, July 10. The stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) earned “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, January 26. Argus Research maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) rating on Monday, November 6. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $60 target. Barclays Capital maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) rating on Friday, August 11. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $60 target. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, November 11. As per Monday, November 28, the company rating was downgraded by FBR Capital. On Monday, January 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, May 5. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 3.

Partnervest Advisory Services Llc, which manages about $418.45 million and $205.20 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (NYSE:VRX) by 26,000 shares to 23,040 shares, valued at $330,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ssga Active Etf Tr by 17,719 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 41,998 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Inc (EEMV).

Point72 Asset Management Lp, which manages about $22.41 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wpx Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) by 9.95M shares to 14.26 million shares, valued at $163.98 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Lululemon Athletica Inc (NASDAQ:LULU) by 41,866 shares in the quarter, for a total of 111,866 shares, and has risen its stake in Altaba Inc.

Among 10 analysts covering Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Dave & Buster's Entertainment had 37 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of PLAY in report on Friday, January 12 with “Buy” rating. Raymond James maintained Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) rating on Thursday, October 12. Raymond James has “Outperform” rating and $62.5 target. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 29 with “Buy”. Canaccord Genuity maintained Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) rating on Wednesday, September 6. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $72.0 target. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of PLAY in report on Friday, October 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 10. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 11 by Jefferies. The stock of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 19 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 26 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Analysts await Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) to report earnings on March, 27. They expect $0.67 earnings per share, up 6.35% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.63 per share. PLAY’s profit will be $27.26M for 17.00 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual earnings per share reported by Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 131.03% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.15, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 35 investors sold PLAY shares while 61 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 44.48 million shares or 3.95% more from 42.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Next owns 75 shares. Great West Life Assurance Com Can stated it has 0.01% in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada has 0% invested in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). First National Bank & Trust Of Omaha accumulated 0.07% or 21,115 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.77% in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Sandler Cap Mgmt accumulated 14,400 shares. Centaur Prtnrs LP holds 18,000 shares or 1.64% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 29,000 shares stake. Us Bancorp De has 18,096 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Stevens Mngmt Lp holds 10,695 shares. Victory Capital owns 655,746 shares. Profund Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.01% or 5,332 shares. First Quadrant LP Ca reported 0.01% stake. Sei has 0% invested in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) for 167 shares. Jane Street Grp Incorporated Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 6,216 shares.

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