Gmt Capital Trimmed Its Position in New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (EDU) by $12.21 Million; As Citizens Finl Group (CFG) Share Value Declined, Shareholder Financial Architects Has Trimmed Holding by $331,360

January 14, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Financial Architects Inc decreased its stake in Citizens Finl Group Inc (CFG) by 95.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Financial Architects Inc sold 8,720 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 365 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $14,000, down from 9,085 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Financial Architects Inc who had been investing in Citizens Finl Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.40B market cap company. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $45.52. About 2.27 million shares traded. Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) has risen 50.96% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.26% the S&P500.

Thomas E. Claugus decreased its stake in New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (EDU) by 33.3% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gmt Capital Corp sold 138,800 shares as the company’s stock rose 45.08% with the market. The hedge fund run by Thomas E. Claugus held 278,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $24.54M, down from 416,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gmt Capital Corp who had been investing in New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.59 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.94% or $3 during the last trading session, reaching $104.92. About 2.50 million shares traded or 58.59% up from the average. New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) has risen 76.69% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 59.99% the S&P500.

Analysts await Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) to report earnings on January, 19 before the open. They expect $0.67 earnings per share, up 21.82% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.55 per share. CFG’s profit will be $329.63 million for 16.99 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual earnings per share reported by Citizens Financial Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.47% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 50 investors sold CFG shares while 178 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 175 raised stakes. 468.84 million shares or 1.38% less from 475.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Schroder Inv Mgmt Gp holds 1.54 million shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Moreover, Guardian Life Ins Co Of America has 0.01% invested in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) for 1,148 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 31,300 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt owns 281,000 shares. Laffer Invests invested 0.48% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG). American International Gru owns 187,105 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Pzena Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 1.56 million shares. Howe Rusling owns 4,572 shares. Caxton Limited Partnership owns 12,900 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. 7,889 were accumulated by Zeke Advsrs Ltd Llc. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Communication holds 0% or 1,943 shares in its portfolio. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability Company, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 69,502 shares. Bessemer Group Inc Inc holds 3,768 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ledyard Financial Bank owns 110 shares. Mufg Americas Holding invested in 0% or 325 shares.

Among 26 analysts covering Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Citizens Financial Group had 75 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, January 8 with “Hold”. Wedbush downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $31 target in Thursday, November 17 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $39.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy” on Wednesday, September 30. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Sunday, October 22. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Monday, October 12 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Tuesday, January 26 with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, January 25 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 12. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Outperform” on Tuesday, November 29.

Gmt Capital Corp, which manages about $9.19B and $4.99B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Videocon D2h Ltd by 307,239 shares to 3.48 million shares, valued at $30.94M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nuance Communications Inc (NASDAQ:NUAN) by 212,500 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.18 million shares, and has risen its stake in Gran Tierra Energy Inc (NYSEMKT:GTE).

Among 12 analysts covering New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. New Oriental Education & Technology Group had 31 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) rating on Wednesday, April 26. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $74.80 target. The stock of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Benchmark. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Friday, October 30. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, May 17 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, April 14. The firm has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital given on Wednesday, October 21. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, September 14 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating by TH Capital given on Friday, January 15. As per Thursday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by TH Capital. As per Thursday, January 21, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research.

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