Aqr Capital Management Maintains Position in Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK); First American Bank Maintains Holding in United Health Group (UNH)

January 13, 2018 - By whatsonthorold

Cliff Asness increased its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) by 615.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aqr Capital Management Llc bought 61,663 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.66% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Cliff Asness held 71,682 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.44 million, up from 10,019 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aqr Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Bank Of The Ozarks for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.78 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $52.47. About 1.48 million shares traded or 50.55% up from the average. Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has risen 26.77% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

First American Bank increased its stake in United Health Group Incorporated (UNH) by 15.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First American Bank bought 4,275 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.50% with the market. The institutional investor held 31,676 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.20M, up from 27,401 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First American Bank who had been investing in United Health Group Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $221.57 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.44% or $3.25 during the last trading session, reaching $228.64. About 3.94 million shares traded or 33.23% up from the average. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Bank of the Ozarks had 31 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wood maintained Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) rating on Friday, June 24. Wood has “Outperform” rating and $46 target. The rating was initiated by Brean Capital with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 30. The stock of Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Raymond James. The stock of Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy”. As per Friday, June 24, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital given on Monday, October 23. The stock of Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Monday, September 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Wednesday, August 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.23, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 42 investors sold OZRK shares while 102 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 104.17 million shares or 2.52% less from 106.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. M&T Bank & Trust holds 0% or 7,250 shares in its portfolio. Principal Fincl Grp Incorporated owns 3.87M shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Tower Research Capital Limited Liability (Trc) accumulated 1,950 shares. Cornerstone Advisors accumulated 0.01% or 397 shares. Whittier Trust Of Nevada holds 0% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 1,094 shares. First Tru Advsr LP has invested 0.07% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Agf Invests Inc invested in 189,327 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Dupont Capital Mgmt reported 13,988 shares. Copeland Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 2.63% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Kennedy Mgmt holds 330,770 shares. The France-based Natixis has invested 0% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Envestnet Asset Mngmt owns 0.01% invested in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 53,103 shares. Citigroup holds 13,015 shares. Toronto Dominion Savings Bank invested in 2,308 shares. Fort Washington Advsr Oh holds 0.26% or 343,517 shares.

Aqr Capital Management Llc, which manages about $83.80B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hunt J B Trans Svcs Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) by 51,377 shares to 12,308 shares, valued at $1.37M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Amerisourcebergen Corp (NYSE:ABC) by 146,011 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 16,691 shares, and cut its stake in Leidos Hldgs Inc (NYSE:LDOS).

Among 26 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 75 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, January 12. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, July 18. As per Tuesday, November 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Wednesday, July 19. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $21200 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 6 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Argus Research maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Friday, November 3. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 29 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Citigroup initiated the shares of UNH in report on Friday, October 2 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $20.19 million activity. BALLARD WILLIAM C JR had sold 5,000 shares worth $969,915. Another trade for 50,574 shares valued at $10.02M was made by RENFRO LARRY C on Friday, September 15. $200,333 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was sold by ROOS THOMAS E on Thursday, October 19. $2.88 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares were sold by BURKE RICHARD T.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 46 investors sold UNH shares while 524 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. 810.94 million shares or 0.66% less from 816.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Highbridge Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 4,040 shares. 3.11 million are owned by Veritas Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership. Doheny Asset Mngmt Ca has 1,154 shares. 9,500 were reported by Lau Assoc Ltd Liability Com. Retail Bank Inc reported 0.08% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). 305,207 are owned by Gulf Commercial Bank (Uk). Pnc Fincl Services Grp Inc has invested 0.31% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Davenport Lc owns 17,469 shares. Arrow Financial Corporation reported 15,972 shares or 0.74% of all its holdings. Cape Cod Five Cents Comml Bank has 15,955 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. 59,246 were accumulated by Haverford. Buckingham Mngmt Inc holds 13,851 shares. Next Century Growth Invsts Lc, Minnesota-based fund reported 15,600 shares. Linscomb And Williams owns 1,634 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. R G Niederhoffer Capital Mgmt reported 4,200 shares.

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