Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC) Valuation Declined While Adirondack Research & Management Has Upped by $561,366 Its Holding; Cim Has Raised Its Tractor Supply Co (TSCO) Stake by $2.62 Million

May 8, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Cim Llc increased its stake in Tractor Supply Co (TSCO) by 31.7% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cim Llc bought 35,339 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 146,814 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.97 million, up from 111,475 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cim Llc who had been investing in Tractor Supply Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.28 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $66.81. About 1.35M shares traded. Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) has declined 13.12% since May 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.67% the S&P500.

Adirondack Research & Management Inc increased its stake in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC) by 23.08% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Adirondack Research & Management Inc bought 62,374 shares as the company’s stock declined 24.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 332,638 shares of the books company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.09 million, up from 270,264 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adirondack Research & Management Inc who had been investing in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $857.61 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.71% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $6.95. About 480,159 shares traded. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) has declined 25.40% since May 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.95% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had 23 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Monday, August 14 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of HMHC in report on Friday, May 4 with “Hold” rating. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by Piper Jaffray. Morgan Stanley maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Monday, October 23 with “Equal-Weight” rating. As per Friday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Friday, September 15 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 3 by Citigroup. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 5. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 10 by Citigroup.

More news for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Mid-Day Market Update: Analogic Falls Following Acquisition News; EyeGate Pharmaceuticals Shares Gain” on April 11, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Developments in the Educational Technology Market” and published on April 20, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.77 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.42, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 13 investors sold HMHC shares while 31 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 120.03 million shares or 2.66% less from 123.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mutual Of America Capital Mgmt Ltd reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC). Engineers Gate Manager Lp invested in 0.04% or 69,808 shares. Amalgamated Bankshares holds 13,983 shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 103,901 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 2.95M were reported by Jennison Limited. Ellington Mngmt Gru Ltd Liability Company holds 70,800 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. D E Shaw & Com Inc, a New York-based fund reported 188,610 shares. Guggenheim Ltd Liability Com has 220,942 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Tudor Invest Corp Et Al accumulated 109,716 shares. Renaissance Technologies Ltd stated it has 424,400 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 538,486 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Corsair Capital Ltd Partnership has invested 1.62% in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC). Parametric Limited Liability Co reported 144,492 shares. Bank & Trust Of America De stated it has 0% in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC). Northern Corporation holds 0% or 1.29M shares in its portfolio.

Adirondack Research & Management Inc, which manages about $287.86M and $254.71 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tri Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) by 93,800 shares to 279,042 shares, valued at $5.00 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Fly Leasing Ltd (NYSE:FLY) by 28,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 336,581 shares, and cut its stake in Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO).

Cim Llc, which manages about $285.00M and $255.04M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (NASDAQ:CTSH) by 8,322 shares to 137,743 shares, valued at $9.78M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 12,888 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 61,441 shares, and cut its stake in Bioverativ Inc.

Among 31 analysts covering Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Tractor Supply had 90 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, October 16 with “Hold”. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $65 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, November 16 with “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Friday, April 20. The stock of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 23 by Robert W. Baird. Deutsche Bank maintained Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) rating on Thursday, July 23. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $96 target. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 30.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 46 investors sold TSCO shares while 182 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 98.98 million shares or 9.59% less from 109.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 5,090 are held by Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans. 355,870 are held by Tiaa Cref Investment Limited Liability Co. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdg Incorporated reported 361,204 shares. Fernwood Inv Mgmt Lc accumulated 11,490 shares. Toronto Dominion Bancorporation has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). The New York-based D E Shaw And Communications Incorporated has invested 0.08% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Minnesota-based Us Comml Bank De has invested 0.04% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Bokf Na reported 5,787 shares. Chilton Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 26,139 shares. Moreover, Palisade Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0.04% invested in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Davenport And Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Cim Limited Liability Company accumulated 146,814 shares or 4.3% of the stock. Summit Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability invested in 4,155 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Suntrust Banks has invested 0% of its portfolio in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). 3,712 are owned by First Merchants.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $3.04 million activity. 43,076 Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) shares with value of $2.97M were sold by Barbarick Steve K.

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