As Meta Financial Group (CASH) Share Price Declined, Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Upped Position; Presima Increases Position in Simon Ppty Group New (SPG)

December 17, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Presima Inc increased its stake in Simon Ppty Group Inc New (SPG) by 1467.87% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Presima Inc bought 347,885 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.82% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 371,585 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $60.11 million, up from 23,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Presima Inc who had been investing in Simon Ppty Group Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $60.10B market cap company. The stock increased 1.32% or $2.18 during the last trading session, reaching $167.81. About 3.05M shares traded or 80.73% up from the average. Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) has declined 18.56% since December 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.26% the S&P500.

Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in Meta Financial Group (CASH) by 22.07% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc bought 13,270 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.57% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 73,396 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $6.53 million, up from 60,126 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Meta Financial Group for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $901.40 million market cap company. The ETF increased 3.04% or $2.75 during the last trading session, reaching $93.25. About 150,226 shares traded or 72.82% up from the average. ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH) has risen 72.00% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.30% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.39, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 14 investors sold CASH shares while 38 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 6.51 million shares or 0.03% less from 6.51 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Manufacturers Life Company The accumulated 6,920 shares. Vanguard Gru Inc holds 0% or 381,675 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Pcl holds 0% or 251 shares. 25,817 were reported by Morgan Stanley. Millennium Management Ltd Company holds 0.01% or 55,301 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH). Swiss National Bank & Trust reported 0% stake. Aqr Capital Ltd Co has invested 0% in ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH). Cadence Mgmt Lc holds 15,857 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 2,568 shares. Pnc Financial Serv Gp owns 26,954 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Highbridge Management Limited Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 4,400 shares. The New York-based Renaissance Lc has invested 0.02% in ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH). Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 0% or 24,051 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Llc invested in 0% or 2,902 shares.

Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $150.62 million and $340.89 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Quantum Corp by 3.37M shares to 619,333 shares, valued at $4.84M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nn Inc (NASDAQ:NNBR) by 18,620 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 261,882 shares, and cut its stake in Cohu Inc (NASDAQ:COHU).

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $365,349 activity.

Among 4 analysts covering Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Meta Financial Group had 11 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, April 7, the company rating was initiated by Wood. FBR Capital upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 31 report. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Wood maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, August 15 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. FBR Capital downgraded the shares of CASH in report on Friday, July 28 to “Hold” rating. The stock of ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Tuesday, October 13 to “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH) on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, June 1.

Presima Inc, which manages about $1.11B and $722.57 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Essex Ppty Tr Inc (NYSE:ESS) by 36,700 shares to 128,100 shares, valued at $32.96 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Welltower Inc by 188,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 516,000 shares, and cut its stake in Epr Pptys (NYSE:EPR).

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