Denver Investment Advisors Lowered Its Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) Position by $818,384 as Market Value Rose; Thompson Investment Management Has Trimmed Its Holding in Citigroup Com New (C) by $461,612

May 20, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Denver Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Monolithic Power Systems Inc (MPWR) by 55.25% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Denver Investment Advisors Llc sold 7,307 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.25% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 5,918 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $665,000, down from 13,225 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Denver Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Monolithic Power Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.44 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $128.94. About 258,105 shares traded. Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) has risen 27.07% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.52% the S&P500.

Thompson Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Citigroup Inc Com New (C) by 4.17% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thompson Investment Management Inc sold 6,238 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 143,324 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.67 million, down from 149,562 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thompson Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Citigroup Inc Com New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $178.39 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.24% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $69.96. About 16.16 million shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 17.06% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.51% the S&P500.

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 23 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. HSBC upgraded the shares of C in report on Wednesday, April 11 to “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) rating on Tuesday, January 2. Barclays Capital has “Buy” rating and $93.0 target. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by Wells Fargo. On Friday, August 18 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 25. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, August 14 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) rating on Friday, October 13. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $67 target. As per Friday, September 16, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, November 10. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, January 3 by Barclays Capital.

More notable recent Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Why ValueAct Pounced On Citigroup” on May 14, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “RBC Very Bullish on 4 Top Banks With Brilliant Q1 Results” published on April 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “ValueAct takes $1.2B stake in Citi” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) Trending Downwards” published on April 25, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “JPMorgan, HSBC, Citigroup, Early Warning Execs Talk Fintech Collaboration” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Thompson Investment Management Inc, which manages about $2.99 billion and $566.73M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Viavi Solutions Inc Com by 40,406 shares to 540,793 shares, valued at $4.73 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in General Elec Co (NYSE:GE) by 107,352 shares in the quarter, for a total of 695,605 shares, and has risen its stake in Amplify Snack Brands Com.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $4.97 million activity. $542,920 worth of stock was sold by Gerspach John C on Tuesday, February 27. Fraser Jane Nind sold $2.51 million worth of stock or 32,400 shares. Another trade for 7,000 shares valued at $536,410 was made by Callahan Don on Wednesday, February 28. MURRAY JOSEPH MICHAEL sold 3,400 shares worth $263,126. Forese James A. had sold 6,466 shares worth $500,666 on Tuesday, February 27.

Analysts await Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) to report earnings on July, 13. They expect $1.57 EPS, up 23.62% or $0.30 from last year’s $1.27 per share. C’s profit will be $4.00 billion for 11.14 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual EPS reported by Citigroup Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.55% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.28, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It turned 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. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Company Ltd Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 40,500 shares. Ascend Cap Limited Liability reported 147,165 shares. Pennsylvania Trust, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 143,299 shares. Ancora Lc has 0.09% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 23,699 shares. Locust Wood Capital Advisers Limited Liability Company holds 2.26% or 328,310 shares in its portfolio. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada owns 0.31% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 9.35M shares. Aspen Inv Mgmt reported 11,513 shares. Fiduciary Tru Co has 222,923 shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. 9.77M were accumulated by Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership. Raymond James Tru Na holds 0.22% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) or 43,303 shares. Connable Office Incorporated has 1.25% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 86,086 shares. Minneapolis Portfolio Mgmt Gp Limited Liability stated it has 4.96% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Capstone Inv Advsr Ltd Liability invested in 1.71% or 815,700 shares. Tradition Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 72,970 shares. Optimum Inv Advsr reported 0.3% stake.

More notable recent Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Semiconductor Stocks, ETFs: Which Best Wealth-Builders?” on May 14, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Cowen Models 30% Upside In Nvidia” published on May 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Monolithic Power Systems’ (MPWR) CEO Michael Hsing on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 01, 2018. More interesting news about Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Soft Apple, Samsung Handset Demand A Common Theme Across Semiconductor Stocks, KeyBanc Says In Earnings …” published on April 30, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Emerge Energy Services LP, NACCO Industries, 8×8, Eleven Biotherapeutics …” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

Among 11 analysts covering Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ:MPWR), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Monolithic Power Systems had 42 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Monday, September 14. As per Tuesday, May 1, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MPWR in report on Tuesday, May 3 with “Buy” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of MPWR in report on Friday, October 27 with “Outperform” rating. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. William Blair maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, August 31 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) rating on Thursday, July 14. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $81 target. Needham maintained the shares of MPWR in report on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. Raymond James upgraded the shares of MPWR in report on Monday, November 21 to “Strong Buy” rating. The stock of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 16.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 31 insider sales for $56.21 million activity. $688,360 worth of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) shares were sold by Tseng Saria. 17,633 shares were sold by Hsing Michael, worth $2.24 million on Monday, May 14. On Monday, February 12 Blegen Theodore sold $1.60M worth of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) or 14,825 shares. $194,119 worth of Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPWR) was sold by Sciammas Maurice. Shares for $3.16M were sold by Xiao Deming.

Denver Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $9.81B and $2.01 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Education Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:EDR) by 89,458 shares to 473,139 shares, valued at $16.52 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS) by 22,938 shares in the quarter, for a total of 195,933 shares, and has risen its stake in Silicon Motion Technol (NASDAQ:SIMO).

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