B & G Foods New (BGS) Market Valuation Declined While Jennison Associates Lifted by $6.09 Million Its Position; Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors LTD Lifted Its Holding in Qcr Holdings (QCRH) by $817,152

April 7, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Fred Cummings increased its stake in Qcr Holdings Inc (QCRH) by 10.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd bought 19,456 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.80% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Fred Cummings held 211,386 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $9.06 million, up from 191,930 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd who had been investing in Qcr Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $620.65M market cap company. The stock decreased 2.94% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $44.55. About 44,796 shares traded. QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) has risen 6.12% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.43% the S&P500.

Jennison Associates Llc increased its stake in B & G Foods Inc New (BGS) by 72.89% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jennison Associates Llc bought 174,111 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.39% with the market. The institutional investor held 412,973 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $14.52M, up from 238,862 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jennison Associates Llc who had been investing in B & G Foods Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.64B market cap company. The stock increased 2.49% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $24.65. About 1.03M shares traded. B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) has declined 37.88% since April 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.43% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering QCR Holdings (NASDAQ:QCRH), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. QCR Holdings had 19 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stephens given on Monday, February 5. Maxim Group maintained the shares of QCRH in report on Monday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Friday, July 21. Maxim Group maintained QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 19 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 15 by Maxim Group. Maxim Group maintained QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) on Friday, May 27 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) rating on Friday, July 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $5200 target.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 5 sales for $296,226 activity. $6,555 worth of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) shares were bought by Ziegler Marie Z.. HULTQUIST DOUGLAS M also sold $89,380 worth of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) on Wednesday, January 31. $45,332 worth of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) was sold by HELLING LARRY J. On Friday, December 15 BAIRD PATRICK sold $34,584 worth of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) or 800 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.55 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.82, from 2.37 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 12 investors sold QCRH shares while 26 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 8.35 million shares or 1.89% more from 8.19 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Macquarie Group Incorporated Limited, Australia-based fund reported 3,554 shares. Castine Capital Ltd Llc accumulated 287,319 shares. Comerica Savings Bank owns 23,943 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Rothschild Asset Mgmt Inc holds 66,847 shares. 3,176 were reported by Legal And General Gp Plc. Moreover, First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has 0.01% invested in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) for 7,758 shares. Endeavour Cap Advsrs owns 29,714 shares or 0.52% of their US portfolio. Barclays Public Limited Co reported 1,922 shares. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Company stated it has 381,200 shares. Moreover, Regions has 0% invested in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) for 800 shares. Swiss Savings Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Bridgeway Capital has invested 0.01% in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 1,400 shares. Pennsylvania-based Brandywine Global Invest Management Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Bessemer Group holds 0% or 10,400 shares in its portfolio.

Among 12 analysts covering B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. B&G Foods had 42 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, May 29. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, August 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. Buckingham Research initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 19 report. The stock of B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) earned “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, August 23. Berenberg downgraded the shares of BGS in report on Thursday, March 1 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 11 by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, March 7 to “Underperform”.

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