Citadel Advisors Llc Increased Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) Stake by $75.39 Million

August 13, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.01, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 20 investors sold FEYE shares while 81 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 118.79 million shares or 1.56% more from 116.96 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 7,846 were reported by Manufacturers Life Insur The. Northern Trust Corporation accumulated 990,664 shares. First Republic Mngmt Inc reported 25,740 shares stake. Amalgamated State Bank invested in 34,487 shares. Pinnacle accumulated 0.98% or 2.96M shares. Bluecrest Capital Mgmt accumulated 0.01% or 14,421 shares. Moreover, Stonebridge Cap Mngmt has 0.18% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). The Illinois-based Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has invested 0% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Falcon Point Ltd Liability Co accumulated 1.17 million shares. Davenport & Com Ltd Liability Com holds 16,100 shares. First Advsr Limited Partnership owns 818,102 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. State Street has 0% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). 285,900 were accumulated by Swiss Bancorp. New York-based Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Icm Asset Inc Wa accumulated 19,700 shares.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 selling transactions for $7.21 million activity. $1.77 million worth of stock was sold by King Alexa on Friday, February 16. VERDECANNA FRANK sold $548,803 worth of stock. Shares for $1.83M were sold by Mandia Kevin R. on Friday, February 16. On Wednesday, May 16 the insider Reese Travis M. sold $55,336.

Citadel Advisors Llc increased its stake in Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) by 1450.45% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citadel Advisors Llc bought 5.03M shares as the company’s stock declined 1.55% with the market. The hedge fund held 5.37M shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $82.68 million, up from 346,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Citadel Advisors Llc who had been investing in Fireeye Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.89B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $15.08. About 1.83 million shares traded. FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) has risen 12.35% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.22% the S&P500.

Citadel Advisors Llc, which manages about $202.23 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:MU) by 2.33M shares to 4.33M shares, valued at $227.24M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Macys Inc (NYSE:M) by 1.15M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 599,754 shares, and cut its stake in Alphabet Inc (Call) ().

Ken Griffin career started in 1986 as a stocks and options trader. Soon he started a convertible bond arbitrage fund. When the market crashed in 1987, he was already rich. Today he is a billionire and manages and Citadel Investment Group is among the world’s largest hedge funds. In 2011 when many hedge funds and CTAs had poor returns, Citadel had returned over 20%, it also returned nearly 25% in 2012 and then 20+% in 2013. Citadel Advisors Llc is a Illinois-based hedge fund that was founded by Ken Griffin. It had more than $142.00 billion assets under management in December, 2014. Citadel Advisors Llc is the 30th largest hedge fund in our database. Taken from Citadel Advisors latest Adv, the fund reported to have 985 full and part-time employees. Among which 872 performing investment advisory and research functions. The hedge fund had between 11-25 clients.

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. FireEye had 11 analyst reports since March 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, August 2 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, May 3. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Tuesday, May 29. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, June 18. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, May 4 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, July 9 by PiperJaffray. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, May 3 with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 5 by Oppenheimer. The stock of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, May 3. Morgan Stanley maintained FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) rating on Wednesday, March 28. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $21 target.

FireEye, Inc. provides cybersecurity solutions that allow organizations to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and remediate cyber-attacks. The company has market cap of $2.89 billion. The firm provides vector-specific appliance and cloud solutions detect and block known and unknown cyber-attacks. It currently has negative earnings. It offers threat detection and prevention solutions, including network security products; email security solutions; endpoint security solutions; and content security products; and security management and orchestration products, such as Central Management System, FireEye Security Orchestrator, Threat Analytics Platform; Malware Analysis series of appliances; and Enterprise Forensics series of appliances.

More notable recent FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “FireEye Beats on New Customer Additions, Subscription Growth” on August 03, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Stemline Therapeutics, Silgan, CVR Energy, MINDBODY, FireEye, and Quality …” published on August 06, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “FireEye (FEYE) Stock Slides Despite Q2 Earnings, Revenue Beat” on August 01, 2018. More interesting news about FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Cybersecurity Stocks See Rising Tide in Short Interest” published on August 10, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Add to Your Buy List” with publication date: August 06, 2018.

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