Yorktown Management & Research Co Increases Holding in Citigroup (C); Rayonier (RYN) Valuation Rose While Mosaic Financial Partners Trimmed Position

April 19, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Mosaic Financial Partners Inc decreased its stake in Rayonier Inc (RYN) by 7.11% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mosaic Financial Partners Inc sold 11,962 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.03% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 156,366 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.95 million, down from 168,328 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mosaic Financial Partners Inc who had been investing in Rayonier Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.75 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $36.89. About 419,888 shares traded. Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) has risen 25.96% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.41% the S&P500.

Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc increased its stake in Citigroup Inc. (C) by 20% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc bought 5,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 30,000 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.23 million, up from 25,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc who had been investing in Citigroup Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $180.20B market cap company. The stock increased 2.03% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $70.38. About 13.92 million shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 17.06% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.51% the S&P500.

Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc, which manages about $931.40M and $346.74M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in At&T Inc. (NYSE:T) by 114,800 shares to 96,500 shares, valued at $3.75 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Boeing Co./The (NYSE:BA) by 2,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4,000 shares, and cut its stake in Bgc Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP).

Since February 27, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $4.97 million activity. Another trade for 8,010 shares valued at $611,804 was sold by Hu W. Bradford. $536,410 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) was sold by Callahan Don. 6,466 Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) shares with value of $500,666 were sold by Forese James A.. Another trade for 32,400 shares valued at $2.51M was made by Fraser Jane Nind on Tuesday, February 27. On Tuesday, February 27 Gerspach John C sold $542,920 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) or 7,000 shares.

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 23 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 124 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Monday, August 24. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 13 by Buckingham Research. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 2. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, January 17, the company rating was downgraded by Vertical Group. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 3 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, January 5. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 18. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, September 27 by Raymond James. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of C in report on Wednesday, June 7 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 58 investors sold C shares while 480 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 450 raised stakes. 1.99 billion shares or 2.45% less from 2.04 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Stevens First Principles Inv Advsr accumulated 36 shares. Mondrian Invest Partners Ltd holds 2.03% or 1.12M shares. Brave Asset Mngmt holds 0.16% or 4,097 shares in its portfolio. Advisor Partners Limited Liability Corporation owns 60,972 shares or 0.85% of their US portfolio. 3.01M are held by Adage Capital Ptnrs Group Limited Liability. Force Capital Mgmt reported 27,355 shares. 1,660 are owned by Arrow Financial Corp. Cetera Advisors Limited Company invested 0.05% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Oppenheimer accumulated 379,689 shares. Putnam Limited Liability Corporation reported 9.11 million shares. Moreover, Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt has 0.24% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Spears Abacus Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 453,322 shares or 4.11% of the stock. 74,216 were accumulated by Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Liability Company. 36,267 were accumulated by Dreman Value L L C. Argent Tru reported 5,429 shares stake.

Mosaic Financial Partners Inc, which manages about $174.09 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Total Int’l Bond Etf (BNDX) by 8,864 shares to 106,232 shares, valued at $5.78 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares S&P 500 Index (IWC) by 18,476 shares in the quarter, for a total of 21,743 shares, and has risen its stake in Schwab Us Tips Etf (SCHP).

Analysts await Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) to report earnings on May, 2 after the close. They expect $0.16 EPS, up 220.00% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.05 per share. RYN’s profit will be $20.62 million for 57.64 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual EPS reported by Rayonier Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -20.00% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 25 investors sold RYN shares while 68 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 105.35 million shares or 0.29% less from 105.65 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 211,711 shares. Geode Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.01% in Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN). Ameritas Inv Ptnrs Incorporated accumulated 38,552 shares or 0.06% of the stock. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 0.01% or 50,000 shares in its portfolio. Legal General Group Incorporated Pcl holds 193,019 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation holds 1.54M shares. Panagora Asset Management Inc invested in 0% or 11,511 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 286,400 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 0.01% or 57,818 shares in its portfolio. Shelton Mngmt, a California-based fund reported 9,442 shares. West Virginia-based City has invested 0.01% in Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN). Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.06% in Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN). Perkins Coie reported 1,500 shares. Ftb Advisors, Tennessee-based fund reported 600 shares. Utah Retirement owns 23,915 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering Rayonier (NYSE:RYN), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Rayonier had 23 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) earned “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Friday, February 10. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, January 11. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 6 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, September 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. The stock of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) earned “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Thursday, August 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 26. The company was maintained on Monday, September 4 by RBC Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the shares of RYN in report on Monday, August 14 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 26 by Vertical Research.

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