Holder Opus Capital Group Has Lifted Healthsouth (HLS) Position; Fcm Investments Position in Copart (CPRT) Boosted by $514,755 as Stock Value Declined

December 14, 2017 - By wolcottdaily

Opus Capital Group Llc increased its stake in Healthsouth Corp (HLS) by 853.53% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Opus Capital Group Llc bought 78,764 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 87,992 shares of the hospital and nursing management company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $4.26 million, up from 9,228 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Opus Capital Group Llc who had been investing in Healthsouth Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.89B market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $49.77. About 853,963 shares traded or 5.73% up from the average. HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) has risen 15.04% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.66% the S&P500.

Fcm Investments increased its stake in Copart (CPRT) by 18.35% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fcm Investments bought 16,605 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.66% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 107,092 shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.40M, up from 90,487 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fcm Investments who had been investing in Copart for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.16B market cap company. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $43.91. About 843,054 shares traded. Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 37.41% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.05, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 21 investors sold HLS shares while 97 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 85.97 million shares or 5.48% more from 81.51 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ls Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation has 8,755 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. 43,670 were accumulated by Aviva Plc. Walthausen Ltd Liability Company holds 0.69% or 145,152 shares in its portfolio. Magnetar Fincl Llc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). 4,405 are owned by Hl Financial Svcs Ltd Company. 1.12 million are owned by Wells Fargo Mn. Group One Trading LP has 3,200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Systematic Financial Management Limited Partnership has 0.97% invested in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) for 1.09 million shares. Moreover, Cibc Inc has 0.01% invested in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) for 52,492 shares. Da Davidson & has invested 0.01% in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management stated it has 0% in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Com stated it has 6,820 shares. Skba Management Limited Liability Co reported 1.55% in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md stated it has 393,600 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stifel Fincl invested in 20,488 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Healthsouth (NYSE:HLS), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Healthsouth had 31 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 9 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 5. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $50 target in Monday, February 27 report. Mizuho upgraded the shares of HLS in report on Thursday, November 2 to “Buy” rating. The stock of HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 9 by Mizuho. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of HLS in report on Monday, October 31 with “Outperform” rating. Piper Jaffray initiated HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) on Wednesday, January 4 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Thursday, October 29 with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Monday, July 10. Robert W. Baird maintained HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating.

Opus Capital Group Llc, which manages about $2.09 billion and $510.25 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hawaiian Holdings In (NASDAQ:HA) by 62,974 shares to 75,080 shares, valued at $3.53M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Patrick Industries I (NASDAQ:PATK) by 38,143 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 45,621 shares, and cut its stake in Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.94 million activity.

Among 10 analysts covering Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Copart had 21 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 21 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 27 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the shares of CPRT in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Northcoast to “Neutral” on Thursday, August 25. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by Gabelli. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 18. The rating was upgraded by CL King on Thursday, February 25 to “Neutral”. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 23 by Barrington Research. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 21 by Bank of America.

Fcm Investments, which manages about $373.26 million and $130.87 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Plains All American Pipeline Lp (NYSE:PAA) by 25,884 shares to 9,450 shares, valued at $248,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 91,451 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 81,286 shares, and cut its stake in Glaxosmithkline Plc Adr (Uk) (NYSE:GSK).

Investors sentiment increased to 9.26 in Q2 2017. Its up 8.06, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 23 investors sold CPRT shares while 8 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. 337.64 million shares or 298.34% more from 84.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ghp Inv holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) for 30,460 shares. 118,112 are held by Stephens Investment Mgmt Ltd Llc. Capstone Asset Mgmt Company reported 22,952 shares stake. Brinker Cap invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Pathstone Family Office Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 1,176 shares. Claar Lc holds 33,282 shares. Profund Advsrs Ltd reported 24,247 shares. Shelton Cap stated it has 0.03% in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Ubs Asset Americas Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) for 171,397 shares. Morgan Stanley invested 0.01% in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Hillsdale Invest stated it has 80 shares. Atlanta Capital Mngmt L L C reported 4.86M shares. Wasatch Advisors holds 7.06M shares. State Street accumulated 5.37M shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT).

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $12.36 million activity. Another trade for 200,000 shares valued at $6.86M was sold by MITZ VINCENT W.

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