Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP Has Cut Humana (HUM) Position; Continental Advisors Upped Intuitive Surgical (Put) (ISRG) Position By $2.55 Million

April 21, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Continental Advisors Llc increased Intuitive Surgical Inc (Put) (ISRG) stake by 140% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Continental Advisors Llc acquired 7,000 shares as Intuitive Surgical Inc (Put) (ISRG)’s stock rose 11.58%. The Continental Advisors Llc holds 12,000 shares with $4.38 million value, up from 5,000 last quarter. Intuitive Surgical Inc (Put) now has $51.59B valuation. The stock decreased 1.39% or $6.44 during the last trading session, reaching $456.27. About 1.22 million shares traded or 41.75% up from the average. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp decreased Humana Inc (HUM) stake by 78.29% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp sold 239,367 shares as Humana Inc (HUM)’s stock rose 9.24%. The Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp holds 66,360 shares with $16.46 million value, down from 305,727 last quarter. Humana Inc now has $40.61B valuation. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $294.12. About 675,316 shares traded. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 31.54% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.99% the S&P500.

Analysts await Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) to report earnings on May, 2 before the open. They expect $3.21 EPS, up 16.73% or $0.46 from last year’s $2.75 per share. HUM’s profit will be $443.26M for 22.91 P/E if the $3.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.06 actual EPS reported by Humana Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 55.83% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 40 investors sold HUM shares while 209 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. 125.53 million shares or 4.46% less from 131.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Cornercap Counsel Inc has 0.5% invested in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) for 14,775 shares. One Natl Association invested in 8,470 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Company stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). 12,170 were reported by Sterling Ltd Liability Company. First Commonwealth Corp Pa reported 4,284 shares. Bbva Compass State Bank has 1,775 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 225,000 shares stake. Global X Management Communication accumulated 0.02% or 4,155 shares. American Beacon Advsr Incorporated accumulated 491 shares or 1.3% of the stock. Chemical Bank stated it has 2,630 shares. Tourbillon Capital Prns Lp has invested 0.83% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Whittier Trust Of Nevada Inc reported 170 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Strs Ohio stated it has 100,702 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan invested in 0.21% or 5,000 shares. Advantus Cap Management holds 14,510 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio.

Among 23 analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Humana had 79 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, April 26. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Leerink Swann. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, June 7. Leerink Swann maintained the shares of HUM in report on Monday, November 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Tuesday, April 11. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 16 by Argus Research. JP Morgan maintained the shares of HUM in report on Monday, February 12 with “Neutral” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of HUM in report on Thursday, November 9 with “Overweight” rating.

Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp increased La Quinta Hldgs Inc (NYSE:LQ) stake by 500,700 shares to 1.25M valued at $23.09M in 2017Q4. It also upped Gms Inc stake by 355,843 shares and now owns 805,843 shares. The Trade Desk Inc was raised too.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $20.82 million activity. $295,450 worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) was sold by Fleming William Kevin on Wednesday, February 28. Shares for $4.48M were sold by Christopher M Todoroff on Saturday, February 24. Shares for $801,477 were sold by BILNEY JODY L. On Friday, December 15 Huval Timothy S. sold $340,034 worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) or 1,382 shares. BROUSSARD BRUCE D also sold $3.86M worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Saturday, February 24. $1.03M worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) was sold by MARGULIS HEIDI S. Another trade for 1,196 shares valued at $326,899 was made by Zipperle Cynthia H on Friday, March 9.

Continental Advisors Llc decreased Aon Plc (Put) (NYSE:AON) stake by 10,000 shares to 20,000 valued at $2.68M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) stake by 23,600 shares and now owns 92,400 shares. Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Put) (SPY) was reduced too.

Among 20 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 77 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, April 18 with “Overweight”. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Wednesday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, January 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, July 25 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, July 21. J.P. Morgan maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) rating on Friday, July 21. J.P. Morgan has “Buy” rating and $105000 target. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Piper Jaffray. BTIG Research maintained the shares of ISRG in report on Tuesday, June 13 with “Hold” rating.

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