Firefly Value Partners LP Cut Its Anthem (ANTM) Stake; Kames Capital Plc Has Lowered Its Nvidia (NVDA) Stake

October 12, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

Kames Capital Plc decreased Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) stake by 14.74% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Kames Capital Plc sold 19,389 shares as Nvidia Corporation (NVDA)’s stock rose 26.83%. The Kames Capital Plc holds 112,136 shares with $16.20B value, down from 131,525 last quarter. Nvidia Corporation now has $114.87 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.27% or $0.51 reaching $191.45. About 11.53M shares traded. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has risen 212.28% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500.

Firefly Value Partners Lp decreased Anthem Inc (ANTM) stake by 6.98% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Firefly Value Partners Lp sold 18,000 shares as Anthem Inc (ANTM)’s stock rose 10.08%. The Firefly Value Partners Lp holds 239,800 shares with $45.11M value, down from 257,800 last quarter. Anthem Inc now has $50.31B valuation. The stock declined 0.15% or $0.28 reaching $189.61 per share. About 1.14M shares traded. Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Anthem Inc had 51 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, October 29. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, June 7 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, September 14. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, November 15. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $160.0 target in Wednesday, September 20 report. The company was initiated on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. The stock of Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 2. The stock of Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 1.

Analysts await Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) to report earnings on October, 25 before the open. They expect $2.43 EPS, down 0.82% or $0.02 from last year’s $2.45 per share. ANTM’s profit will be $644.76M for 19.51 P/E if the $2.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.37 actual EPS reported by Anthem Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.89% negative EPS growth.

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $39.65 million activity. Shares for $434,980 were sold by SEAWELL A BROOKE. Byron Michael had sold 25,507 shares worth $3.50M. Shares for $6.47 million were sold by COXE TENCH on Thursday, May 11. Shares for $11.46 million were sold by Puri Ajay K. $325,048 worth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) shares were sold by Drell Persis. Shoquist Debora had sold 63,717 shares worth $9.23 million on Tuesday, May 30.

Among 43 analysts covering Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), 23 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Nvidia Corporation had 152 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and $23.0 target in Friday, August 7 report. Jefferies maintained NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) on Monday, April 4 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 17. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 12 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, July 6 with “Buy”. On Monday, August 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by UBS on Monday, August 14 with “Buy”. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of NVDA in report on Friday, July 15 to “Underperform” rating. Nomura maintained NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) on Friday, August 11 with “Reduce” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Wednesday, April 6.

Analysts await NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) to report earnings on November, 9. They expect $0.94 EPS, up 13.25% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.83 per share. NVDA’s profit will be $564.00 million for 50.92 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.92 actual EPS reported by NVIDIA Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.17% EPS growth.

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