Shellback Capital LP Has Trimmed By $8.56 Million Its Boyd Gaming (BYD) Holding; Diana Shipping Inc. (DSX) Had 2 Analysts Last Week

January 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Among 12 analysts covering Diana Shipping (NYSE:DSX), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Diana Shipping had 27 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $7 target in Thursday, October 15 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5.2500 target in Tuesday, July 18 report. The stock of Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, May 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Evercore on Monday, July 27 to “Sell”. Jefferies downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, October 23 report. The stock of Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was upgraded on Thursday, April 21 by ABN Amro. Jefferies maintained Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) rating on Monday, June 26. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $4.5000 target. Nordea upgraded the shares of DSX in report on Friday, January 27 to “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3 target in Wednesday, July 27 report. See Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) latest ratings:

10/01/2018 Broker: Pareto Rating: Hold New Target: $4.6 Downgrade
18/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $4.5 Initiate
31/10/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold
20/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $4.75 Maintain
05/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $4.5 Maintain
18/07/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $5.2500 Maintain

Shellback Capital Lp decreased Boyd Gaming Corp (BYD) stake by 54.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Shellback Capital Lp sold 329,163 shares as Boyd Gaming Corp (BYD)’s stock rose 22.90%. The Shellback Capital Lp holds 276,900 shares with $7.21M value, down from 606,063 last quarter. Boyd Gaming Corp now has $4.10 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $36.48. About 408,409 shares traded. Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) has risen 35.92% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.22% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Boyd Gaming Corporation had 36 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna on Tuesday, January 12 with “Positive”. The company was initiated on Friday, February 10 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, June 20. The rating was upgraded by Janney Capital on Tuesday, March 22 to “Buy”. Deutsche Bank upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $37.0 target in Wednesday, December 6 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, October 24 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) rating on Friday, July 28. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $2900 target. The stock of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, January 5. Bank of America maintained Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) on Friday, June 2 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 27 by Sterne Agee CRT.

Shellback Capital Lp increased Lithia Mtrs Inc (NYSE:LAD) stake by 35,000 shares to 85,000 valued at $10.23M in 2017Q3. It also upped Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL) stake by 20,000 shares and now owns 350,000 shares. Lauder Estee Cos Inc (NYSE:EL) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 21 investors sold BYD shares while 62 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 84.97 million shares or 2.06% more from 83.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cullinan holds 195,000 shares. Fmr Lc holds 0.01% or 3.81 million shares. Wealthtrust holds 0.01% or 451 shares in its portfolio. First Trust Lp accumulated 0% or 65,651 shares. Public Sector Pension Board has 52,293 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. State Bank Of America De accumulated 0.01% or 2.39 million shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% or 28,800 shares. 23,131 are owned by Federated Investors Pa. Metropolitan Life Ins Co New York reported 53,904 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Castleark Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 471,460 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership invested in 0.01% or 523,635 shares. Colorado-based Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Hanson Mcclain Inc holds 0% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) or 1,525 shares. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans reported 0% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Deutsche Savings Bank Ag owns 395,858 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.24 EPS, down 36.84% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.38 per share. BYD’s profit will be $26.99M for 38.00 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by Boyd Gaming Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.09% EPS growth.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $1.52 million activity. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $265,500 was sold by BOYD WILLIAM R. BOUGHNER ROBERT L sold $1.07M worth of stock or 40,000 shares.

Diana Shipping Inc. provides shipping transportation services. The company has market cap of $469.10 million. The firm transports a range of dry bulk cargoes, including iron ore, coal, and grains, as well as steel products, cement, and fertilizers through its ownership of dry bulk vessels worldwide. It currently has negative earnings. It operates a fleet of 48 dry bulk vessels comprising 23 Panamax, 4 Kamsarmax, 3 Post-Panamax, 14 Capesize, and 4 Newcastlemax vessels.

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