Sunbelt Securities Has Raised Lubys (LUB) Position; Calpine (CPN) Sellers Increased By 14.11% Their Shorts

June 19, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Sunbelt Securities Inc increased Lubys Inc (LUB) stake by 358.42% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Sunbelt Securities Inc acquired 900,000 shares as Lubys Inc (LUB)’s stock declined 27.70%. The Sunbelt Securities Inc holds 1.15 million shares with $4.93M value, up from 251,100 last quarter. Lubys Inc now has $88.73M valuation. The stock declined 1.31% or $0.04 reaching $3.01 on the news. About 17,686 shares traded. Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB) has declined 47.80% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 64.50% the S&P500.

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) had an increase of 14.11% in short interest. CPN’s SI was 35.84M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 14.11% from 31.41 million shares previously. With 8.03M avg volume, 5 days are for Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN)’s short sellers to cover CPN’s short positions. The SI to Calpine Corporation’s float is 10.07%. About 443,830 shares traded. Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has declined 5.37% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.07% the S&P500.

Since May 31, 2017, it had 6 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $924,880 activity. $30,227 worth of Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB) was bought by PAPPAS CHRISTOPHER JAMES. On Monday, June 5 the insider PAPPAS HARRIS J bought $407,724. On Wednesday, May 31 the insider MARKANTONIS FRANK bought $16,050.

Sunbelt Securities Inc decreased Computer Programs & Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CPSI) stake by 13,485 shares to 1,324 valued at $31,000 in 2016Q4. It also reduced Procter And Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) stake by 7,192 shares and now owns 6,604 shares. Wells Fargo & Co New (NYSE:WFC) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.48, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 5 investors sold LUB shares while 13 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. 13.82 million shares or 7.66% more from 12.83 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 384,264 were reported by Grace White New York. Fca Tx stated it has 0.07% in Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB). Jpmorgan Chase & reported 29,353 shares stake. Ancora Advsrs Limited Liability reported 193,847 shares. Strs Ohio has 0% invested in Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB) for 8,700 shares. Eqis Mngmt accumulated 0.01% or 23,034 shares. Hodges Cap Mngmt Incorporated invested in 2.88M shares. 77,678 were accumulated by Blackrock Management Ltd Com. State Street Corp invested in 223,356 shares. Susquehanna Intll Grp Llp invested 0% in Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB). Quinn Opportunity Ptnrs Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB) for 18,900 shares. Creative Planning reported 5,003 shares stake. Geduld E E invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB). Blackrock Institutional Trust Na invested in 700,434 shares or 0% of the stock. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Lc has invested 0% in Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB).

Among 14 analysts covering Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Calpine Corporation had 30 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 29 by Guggenheim. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, March 29 with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, August 24, the company rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson. SunTrust maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $13 target in Wednesday, August 24 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14 target in Monday, May 1 report. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, November 22 report. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) rating on Friday, June 2. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $1300 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, September 18.

Calpine Corporation is a power generation company. The company has market cap of $4.81 billion. The Firm is engaged in the ownership and operation of primarily natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It has a 20.25 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include West , Texas and East (including Canada).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.24 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 53 investors sold Calpine Corporation shares while 94 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 330.38 million shares or 1.86% less from 336.63 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd has invested 0.02% in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). New York State Common Retirement Fund invested in 0.01% or 776,055 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 891,156 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Breithorn Cap reported 2.89% in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems, a Florida-based fund reported 595,390 shares. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) for 2.60 million shares. Arcadia Investment Mgmt Corporation Mi accumulated 0% or 1,000 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.01% or 490,741 shares. Vega Gp Inc Limited Liability Corporation owns 2.42M shares. Pnc Fin Grp Inc owns 5,891 shares. First Trust Advisors L P has 0.07% invested in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). 1.01 million were accumulated by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust. Panagora Asset Mgmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Riverpark Advisors Ltd Company, New York-based fund reported 250,600 shares. Putnam Invs Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 8.57M shares.

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