As Quaker Chemical (KWR) Stock Value Declined, Ranger Investment Management LP Upped Its Stake by $18.83 Million; D-Scott Neal Decreased Holding in Us Bancorp Del (USB) as Stock Value Declined

May 16, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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D-Scott Neal Inc decreased its stake in Us Bancorp Del (USB) by 86.77% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. D-Scott Neal Inc sold 6,559 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 1,000 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $54,000, down from 7,559 at the end of the previous reported quarter. D-Scott Neal Inc who had been investing in Us Bancorp Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $83.82 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $51.03. About 3.93 million shares traded. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has declined 4.48% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.03% the S&P500.

Ranger Investment Management Lp increased its stake in Quaker Chemical (KWR) by 141.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ranger Investment Management Lp bought 125,543 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 214,455 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $32.34M, up from 88,912 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ranger Investment Management Lp who had been investing in Quaker Chemical for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.05 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.20% or $3.3 during the last trading session, reaching $153.49. About 34,892 shares traded. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) has risen 13.77% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.22% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Quaker Chemical Corp (NYSE:KWR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Quaker Chemical Corp had 15 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 27 by Wunderlich. The firm earned “Accumulate” rating on Wednesday, January 13 by Seaport Global. As per Thursday, June 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 16 by Jefferies. The stock of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 19. Seaport Global downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, May 2 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 16 by Jefferies. The stock of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) earned “Hold” rating by Seaport Global on Friday, March 16. The stock of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 31. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks.

Ranger Investment Management Lp, which manages about $2.16B and $1.36 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Dorman Products Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM) by 291,012 shares to 37,083 shares, valued at $2.27 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Medidata Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) by 19,241 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 397,446 shares, and cut its stake in Cotiviti Holdings Inc..

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.04, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 11 investors sold KWR shares while 56 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 11.00 million shares or 2.94% more from 10.69 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has 17,810 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Brown Brothers Harriman stated it has 86 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 4,569 shares. Sei Investments Communication holds 294 shares. Pennsylvania Co stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR). 4,202 were reported by Advsrs Asset. Spark Invest Mngmt Limited Co stated it has 47,000 shares. Stifel Corporation holds 0% in Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) or 2,809 shares. Us Natl Bank De reported 0% stake. Everence Capital Incorporated reported 1,460 shares. Plante Moran Fincl Advsrs Limited Co reported 4 shares. Lpl Fin Lc, a California-based fund reported 2,779 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys accumulated 3,840 shares or 0% of the stock. Ranger Invest LP holds 2.38% or 214,455 shares in its portfolio. Aperio Group Lc invested 0% in Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR).

More recent Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Quaker Chemical, Ocular Therapeutix, Viad, Ingredion, LivePerson …” on May 03, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Quaker Chemical’s (KWR) CEO Michael Barry on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 01, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Fluid Solutions to Address Steel Manufacturing’s Most Challenging Processes” with publication date: May 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $1.81 million activity. STEEPLES ADRIAN sold $294,215 worth of stock or 1,957 shares. The insider BENOLIEL D JEFFRY sold $545,109. $298,260 worth of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) was sold by BERQUIST JOSEPH A. Matrange Joseph F sold $61,670 worth of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) on Wednesday, March 7. BARRY MICHAEL F also sold $200,160 worth of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) on Thursday, March 1.

Among 33 analysts covering U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. U.S. Bancorp had 96 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Friday, August 11 by Jefferies. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) earned “Neutral” rating by PiperJaffray on Wednesday, November 16. On Tuesday, April 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. JP Morgan maintained U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Wednesday, November 1 with “Neutral” rating. Atlantic Securities upgraded the shares of USB in report on Monday, March 14 to “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 13 by Deutsche Bank. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) rating on Wednesday, April 18. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $5400 target.

D-Scott Neal Inc, which manages about $179.38M and $166.83 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHB) by 17,875 shares to 17,917 shares, valued at $1.16 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHX) by 9,420 shares in the quarter, for a total of 12,095 shares, and has risen its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHH).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 38 investors sold USB shares while 462 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 361 raised stakes. 1.18 billion shares or 1.20% less from 1.20 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 12,737 are owned by Ativo Cap Mgmt Ltd. Oarsman Cap stated it has 11,090 shares. Berkshire Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp Pa holds 74,680 shares. Finance Professionals stated it has 404 shares. Atlanta Capital Mngmt L L C stated it has 0.36% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Canandaigua Bankshares Co holds 0.08% or 8,227 shares. Federated Pa has 0.01% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 58,427 shares. Bluecrest Cap Mngmt Limited holds 0.05% or 35,550 shares in its portfolio. Reliance Com Of Delaware has 31,930 shares. Karpas Strategies Limited Com reported 71,821 shares or 1.65% of all its holdings. Marble Harbor Inv Counsel Ltd Liability accumulated 4,354 shares. Vaughan David Investments Il holds 1.2% or 481,928 shares. Virtu Fincl Lc holds 0.04% or 14,676 shares. Next Inc holds 0.09% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 4,149 shares. Fiera Capital holds 2.09% or 8.22 million shares.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $9.81 million activity. $5.51M worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) was sold by Parker P.W.. Kelligrew James B sold $1.10M worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Friday, February 23. $750,528 worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) was sold by von Gillern Jeffry H. on Friday, February 23. Elmore John R. had sold 20,000 shares worth $1.10M on Friday, February 23.

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