Oxford Asset Management Increased Casella Waste Sys (CWST) Stake By $1.23 Million; Landauer (LDR) Sellers Decreased By 0.96% Their Shorts

June 20, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Oxford Asset Management increased Casella Waste Sys Inc (CWST) stake by 115.95% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Oxford Asset Management acquired 102,472 shares as Casella Waste Sys Inc (CWST)’s stock rose 20.74%. The Oxford Asset Management holds 190,846 shares with $2.37 million value, up from 88,374 last quarter. Casella Waste Sys Inc now has $680.70 million valuation. The stock rose 0.06% or $0.01 reaching $16.02 per share. About 5,760 shares traded. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has risen 99.42% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.72% the S&P500.

Landauer Incorporated (NYSE:LDR) had a decrease of 0.96% in short interest. LDR’s SI was 257,500 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 0.96% from 260,000 shares previously. With 21,200 avg volume, 12 days are for Landauer Incorporated (NYSE:LDR)’s short sellers to cover LDR’s short positions. The SI to Landauer Incorporated’s float is 2.73%. About 99 shares traded. Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) has risen 38.66% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.96% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Casella Waste Systems Inc. had 9 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. First Analysis maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $9 target in Friday, June 17 report. The stock of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 9. Zacks upgraded Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) rating on Thursday, September 3. Zacks has “Buy” rating and $7 target. First Analysis downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, December 9 report. As per Wednesday, August 19, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush given on Monday, November 7. Raymond James upgraded the shares of CWST in report on Tuesday, January 26 to “Strong Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.37 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.81, from 2.18 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 7 investors sold CWST shares while 42 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 30.36 million shares or 3.47% more from 29.35 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Spark Inv Management Limited holds 0.04% or 38,700 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated reported 112,318 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) for 24,861 shares. Monarch Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.27% or 254,633 shares. Globeflex LP invested 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Weber Alan W stated it has 90,000 shares or 0.68% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 4,100 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. California Employees Retirement System reported 129,500 shares. Hutchin Hill Capital LP owns 65,400 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. 21,736 are held by Kcg Hldgs. Eidelman Virant Cap reported 0.21% stake. Blackrock holds 0% or 12,119 shares. Vanguard Gp accumulated 1.44M shares. Panagora Asset stated it has 0% in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Tygh Cap Management stated it has 0.77% in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST).

Oxford Asset Management decreased Neff Corp stake by 29,209 shares to 91,237 valued at $1.29M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:AKRX) stake by 69,255 shares and now owns 21,144 shares. Medidata Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:MDSO) was reduced too.

Since February 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $1.20 million activity. The insider CALLAHAN JAMES F JR sold $94,650. Another trade for 21,447 shares valued at $274,522 was sold by CASELLA JOHN W. The insider Nagle Emily K sold $40,896. The insider Heald Christopher sold 2,887 shares worth $36,954. The insider CASELLA DOUGLAS R sold 6,897 shares worth $88,282. Shares for $15,004 were sold by Coletta Edmond. $129,190 worth of stock was sold by Johnson Edwin D on Monday, March 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.37 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.27, from 1.64 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 11 investors sold Landauer Inc shares while 35 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 7.93 million shares or 1.01% less from 8.01 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Limited Company reported 17,586 shares. Us Bank De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR). Los Angeles Cap Management & Equity Research holds 0% or 5,020 shares. Blackrock Fund Advsr invested 0.01% in Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR). Barclays Public Lc, United Kingdom-based fund reported 414 shares. Maryland-based Campbell Inv Adviser Limited Co has invested 0.64% in Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR). Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership holds 249,548 shares. Product Prtnrs Limited holds 0.02% or 7,700 shares. 5,130 were reported by Thrivent For Lutherans. Moreover, U S Glob has 0.44% invested in Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR). 16,000 are held by Swiss National Bank & Trust. 19,736 are owned by California State Teachers Retirement Sys. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 23,654 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated owns 0% invested in Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) for 19,992 shares. Moreover, Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) for 67,909 shares.

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