Laffer Investments Cut Boeing Co (BA) Stake By $1.58 Million; Tri Pointe Group (TPH) Shorts Increased By 5.96%

October 13, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Tri Pointe Group Incorporated (NYSE:TPH) had an increase of 5.96% in short interest. TPH’s SI was 23.03 million shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 5.96% from 21.73 million shares previously. With 1.33M avg volume, 17 days are for Tri Pointe Group Incorporated (NYSE:TPH)’s short sellers to cover TPH’s short positions. About 48,627 shares traded. TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) has risen 19.18% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.48% the S&P500.

Laffer Investments decreased Boeing Co (BA) stake by 0.33% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Laffer Investments sold 8 shares as Boeing Co (BA)’s stock rose 4.66%. The Laffer Investments holds 2,391 shares with $472.82 million value, down from 2,399 last quarter. Boeing Co now has $155.05B valuation. The stock rose 0.15% or $0.4 reaching $262.32. About 333,519 shares traded. Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.

TRI Pointe Group, Inc. is a homebuilder company. The company has market cap of $2.21 billion. The Company’s activities are organized in two principal businesses, including homebuilding and financial services. It has a 17.41 P/E ratio. The Company’s homebuilding operation consists of six divisions: Maracay Homes, including activities in Arizona; Pardee Homes, consisting of activities in California and Nevada; Quadrant Homes, consisting of activities in Washington; Trendmaker Homes, consisting of activities in Texas; TRI Pointe Homes, consisting of activities in California and Colorado, and Winchester Homes, consisting of activities in Maryland and Virginia.

Among 8 analysts covering TRI Pointe Homes (NYSE:TPH), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. TRI Pointe Homes had 13 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush initiated TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) on Tuesday, September 20 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 27 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. The stock of TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, January 6 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, July 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight”. The company was initiated on Wednesday, March 30 by Susquehanna. The stock of TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 18 by Deutsche Bank. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, February 21 report. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, September 29. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 12 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 1.29 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 37 investors sold TRI Pointe Group Inc shares while 57 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 157.34 million shares or 1.18% less from 159.23 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Hotchkis And Wiley Capital Limited Liability Com, California-based fund reported 12.85 million shares. Qs Ltd Co accumulated 31 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability invested in 50,600 shares or 0% of the stock. Amalgamated National Bank & Trust has invested 0.01% in TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH). Lsv Asset Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) for 358,900 shares. 205,050 were accumulated by Retirement Of Alabama. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 81,429 shares. Moreover, Parametric Port Associate Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) for 298,660 shares. Jbf reported 0.04% stake. Sentinel Asset Management has invested 0.35% of its portfolio in TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH). Hightower Limited Company holds 0.01% or 72,652 shares. Waddell And Reed Inc accumulated 502,800 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 208,822 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas owns 12,729 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Shelton Capital has 0.01% invested in TRI Pointe Group Inc (NYSE:TPH) for 11,036 shares.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $14.61 million activity. Shares for $6.00M were sold by KEATING TIMOTHY JOHN on Friday, May 5. Caret Leanne G sold $438,552 worth of stock or 2,400 shares. $1.47 million worth of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) was sold by LUTTIG J MICHAEL on Tuesday, May 2. $1.95M worth of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) was sold by Conner Raymond L.. Another trade for 2,721 shares valued at $499,603 was made by FANCHER SCOTT W on Tuesday, May 2. Another trade for 15,470 shares valued at $2.84 million was sold by Allen Bertrand Marc. On Wednesday, May 3 the insider Hyslop Gregory L sold $922,738.

Laffer Investments increased Rpm International Inc. stake by 2 shares to 1,659 valued at $1.96 billion in 2017Q2. It also upped Amg Capital Trust Ii (AATRL) stake by 12,335 shares and now owns 34,450 shares. Vereit was raised too.

Analysts await Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $2.59 earnings per share, down 26.21% or $0.92 from last year’s $3.51 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.53B for 25.32 P/E if the $2.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.55 actual earnings per share reported by Boeing Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.57% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 62 investors sold BA shares while 534 reduced holdings. 124 funds opened positions while 388 raised stakes. 419.99 million shares or 3.18% less from 433.79 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Wealthfront Inc has 19,584 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. 1,634 are held by Parkwood Ltd Liability Corp. Sentinel Asset Management Inc accumulated 203,500 shares or 0.97% of the stock. 1832 Asset Mgmt Lp, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 217,588 shares. Chemical Bank holds 0.53% in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) or 24,508 shares. Boston Research holds 0.16% or 1,500 shares. Garrison Bradford Inc has 1,100 shares. Skba Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 96,850 shares or 2.9% of its portfolio. 268,628 are owned by Aperio Ltd. Daiwa Securities Gp Inc owns 84,170 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Becker Capital Management has invested 0.03% in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA). Tudor Invest Et Al stated it has 7,655 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Qs Investors Llc reported 0.28% stake. Garde Capital Inc has 5,274 shares. Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd invested in 0.47% or 26,990 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Boeing had 72 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, February 12 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Friday, April 28 with “Sell”. The stock of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Buckingham Research. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 9 by Robert W. Baird. Bernstein maintained Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) on Wednesday, September 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies. On Monday, December 5 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The stock of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 20 by Wells Fargo.

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