Boyd Watterson Asset Management Has Lowered Hanesbrands (HBI) Position; Autonation (AN) Shorts Lowered By 10.56%

January 14, 2018 - By Peter Kolinski

Autonation Incorporated (NYSE:AN) had a decrease of 10.56% in short interest. AN’s SI was 10.25 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 10.56% from 11.46 million shares previously. With 799,700 avg volume, 13 days are for Autonation Incorporated (NYSE:AN)’s short sellers to cover AN’s short positions. The SI to Autonation Incorporated’s float is 14.5%. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $57.96. About 487,942 shares traded. AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) has declined 14.65% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.35% the S&P500.

Boyd Watterson Asset Management Llc decreased Hanesbrands Inc (HBI) stake by 29.48% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Boyd Watterson Asset Management Llc sold 17,962 shares as Hanesbrands Inc (HBI)’s stock declined 1.43%. The Boyd Watterson Asset Management Llc holds 42,964 shares with $1.06 million value, down from 60,926 last quarter. Hanesbrands Inc now has $8.17B valuation. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $22.42. About 3.89 million shares traded. Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) has declined 23.23% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.93% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 52 investors sold AutoNation, Inc. shares while 69 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 70.55 million shares or 0.56% less from 70.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 84,710 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System. The Ontario – Canada-based Royal Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Arlington Value Capital Limited Liability has 9.07% invested in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Prudential Finance Inc accumulated 0% or 56,376 shares. Ing Groep Nv holds 0.01% or 7,996 shares. Shell Asset has 0.01% invested in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Llc has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0.01% or 60,000 shares. Catalyst Cap Advsr Ltd Liability Corp, a New York-based fund reported 6,300 shares. Proshare reported 0% of its portfolio in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 0.01% or 21,636 shares in its portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 1,300 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Credit Agricole S A has 0.05% invested in AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN). Vanguard Grp holds 5.84 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 30,270 shares.

AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.29 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. It has a 14.6 P/E ratio. It offers a range of automotive services and products, including new and used vehicles; and parts and services, such as automotive repair and maintenance services, and wholesale parts and collision services.

Among 20 analysts covering AutoNation (NYSE:AN), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. AutoNation had 33 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. Northcoast downgraded the shares of AN in report on Wednesday, October 4 to “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Buckingham Research. The stock of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 31. The company was downgraded on Thursday, September 28 by Susquehanna. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by CL King on Thursday, September 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, May 30. The rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to “Buy” on Tuesday, July 28.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $904,078 activity. GRUSKY ROBERT R sold $519,900 worth of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) on Tuesday, January 2.

Analysts await Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.52 EPS, down 1.89% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.53 per share. HBI’s profit will be $189.58M for 10.78 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual EPS reported by Hanesbrands Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.33% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 43 investors sold HBI shares while 189 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes. 334.65 million shares or 1.31% more from 330.33 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Sa accumulated 0.01% or 49,977 shares. Pennsylvania-based Snow Capital Management Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). Contravisory Invest Mgmt Inc holds 154 shares. Sabal holds 2.55% or 1.03 million shares. Argi Services Limited Liability Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) for 10,103 shares. Proshare Advisors Ltd Llc reported 0.01% in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 305,735 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Virtus Investment Advisers has 0.02% invested in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). Moreover, Wells Fargo & Mn has 0.02% invested in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) for 2.85 million shares. The Connecticut-based Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). 87,921 are owned by Wilen Investment Mngmt Corp. Jlb And Assoc Inc invested 0.69% of its portfolio in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). Art Limited Liability Corp has 8,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Signaturefd Limited invested in 0.33% or 101,477 shares. Robecosam Ag owns 0.12% invested in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) for 62,394 shares.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $732,156 activity. Shares for $250,536 were sold by Marsh John T.. Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $481,620 was made by MOSS RICHARD D on Friday, August 4.

Among 18 analysts covering Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Hanesbrands had 49 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, February 3. The stock of Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Thursday, November 2. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 12 by CL King. Deutsche Bank initiated Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) rating on Monday, October 23. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $29.0 target. Goldman Sachs upgraded Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) rating on Friday, December 4. Goldman Sachs has “Conviction Buy” rating and $42 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Brean Capital. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was reinitiated by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, November 2 with “Overweight”. Goldman Sachs upgraded Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) rating on Thursday, September 17. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $40 target. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $35 target in Friday, February 5 report.

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