Parkwood Has Lowered United Rentals (URI) Holding By $1.00 Million; Watsco (WSO) Shorts Down By 8.74%

February 19, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Watsco Incorporated (NYSE:WSO) had a decrease of 8.74% in short interest. WSO’s SI was 733,300 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 8.74% from 803,500 shares previously. With 196,200 avg volume, 4 days are for Watsco Incorporated (NYSE:WSO)’s short sellers to cover WSO’s short positions. The SI to Watsco Incorporated’s float is 3.12%. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $169.29. About 165,158 shares traded. Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) has risen 8.75% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.95% the S&P500.

Parkwood Llc decreased United Rentals Inc (URI) stake by 74.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Parkwood Llc sold 7,282 shares as United Rentals Inc (URI)’s stock declined 12.64%. The Parkwood Llc holds 2,517 shares with $349,000 value, down from 9,799 last quarter. United Rentals Inc now has $14.19 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $168.02. About 1.05 million shares traded. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has risen 71.76% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.06% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), 6 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. United Rentals Inc. had 75 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was initiated by Argus Research with “Buy”. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 10 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, June 26 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, September 12. The company was maintained on Friday, July 14 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 23. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, June 13. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 20 with “Buy”.

Parkwood Llc increased Visa Inc (NYSE:V) stake by 72,726 shares to 99,431 valued at $10.46M in 2017Q3. It also upped Goodrich Petroleum Corp stake by 105,118 shares and now owns 190,589 shares. Cl A was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 1.23 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 39 investors sold URI shares while 183 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. 74.23 million shares or 2.10% less from 75.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Trexquant LP accumulated 1,454 shares or 0.05% of the stock. 26,124 are owned by Arrowgrass Capital Prtnrs (Us) L P. Moreover, Institute For Wealth Mgmt has 0.52% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 11,433 shares. Visionary Asset Management Inc holds 0.08% or 1,893 shares in its portfolio. Lenox Wealth Mngmt owns 0% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 53 shares. Ngam Advsrs LP has invested 0.07% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Hikari Power Ltd invested in 1,570 shares. Burns J W And Inc Ny owns 10,100 shares for 0.37% of their portfolio. X Mgmt Lc reported 0.02% stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 0.05% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) or 134,372 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Incorporated Llc invested in 886,171 shares. Moreover, Caxton Associates LP has 0.47% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 94,000 shares. Dupont Cap Management Corporation has invested 0.1% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Kennedy Cap reported 0.23% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Amf Pensionsforsakring owns 186,882 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.13, from 1.45 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 29 investors sold Watsco, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 28.54 million shares or 1.86% more from 28.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cambridge Inc holds 2,512 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Tompkins Fincl reported 40 shares. Moreover, Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio has 0.04% invested in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) for 47,167 shares. Quantbot Lp has 0.02% invested in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Wellington Mngmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership reported 0% in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Manufacturers Life The owns 61,608 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Group Inc Ltd Liability Corp holds 19 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ls Inv Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) for 2,365 shares. Sei Invs Company owns 0.05% invested in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) for 92,005 shares. Bahl & Gaynor Incorporated holds 137,682 shares. Raymond James & Associates reported 34,921 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman Co accumulated 315 shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd Liability Company reported 1.02M shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. First In accumulated 1,062 shares.

Watsco, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment; and related parts and supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $5.55 billion. The firm distributes equipment, including residential central air conditioners; gas, electric, and oil furnaces; commercial air conditioning and heating equipment and systems; and other specialized equipment. It has a 29.16 P/E ratio. It also distributes various parts comprising replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors, and other component parts; and supplies, such as thermostats, insulation material, refrigerants, ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tapes, adhesives, and other ancillary supplies.

Among 11 analysts covering Watsco (NYSE:WSO), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Watsco had 36 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Friday, February 9 with “Buy”. SunTrust initiated the shares of WSO in report on Monday, June 6 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight” on Monday, April 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 3. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 21 by Robert W. Baird. Susquehanna initiated the stock with “Positive” rating in Wednesday, June 1 report. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, April 26. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, July 26.

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