As Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) Stock Value Declined, Holder Srs Investment Management Trimmed Stake by $66.77 Million; Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Lowered Juniper Networks (JNPR) Holding by $474,432 as Stock Declined

April 24, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Karthik Sarma decreased its stake in Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) by 42.02% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Srs Investment Management Llc sold 1.19M shares as the company’s stock declined 32.90% with the market. The hedge fund run by Karthik Sarma held 1.65 million shares of the consumer specialties company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $93.03 million, down from 2.84M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Srs Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Signet Jewelers Limited for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.33 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.12% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $39.47. About 1.16 million shares traded. Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) has declined 45.48% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.03% the S&P500.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased its stake in Juniper Networks Inc (JNPR) by 9.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio sold 16,944 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 156,895 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.47M, down from 173,839 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio who had been investing in Juniper Networks Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.49 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $24.33. About 3.64 million shares traded. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has declined 12.61% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.16% the S&P500.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $5.35 million activity. Edelman Oded bought 90,398 shares worth $5.00 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.82 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 68 investors sold SIG shares while 107 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 66.46 million shares or 1.77% less from 67.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Envestnet Asset Mngmt, Illinois-based fund reported 4,240 shares. Tpg Grp Inc Hldg (Sbs) Advsrs invested in 50,509 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Hsbc Holding Public Limited Com accumulated 0% or 41,162 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 0.02% or 16,334 shares. Prudential Finance Inc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Northern Tru holds 0.01% or 646,980 shares. Clearbridge Limited Company invested in 0.85% or 719,786 shares. Dreman Value Mgmt L L C reported 60 shares. Rothschild Il accumulated 30,400 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Moreover, Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Arrowstreet Cap Lp holds 528,255 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys invested in 0.02% or 133,519 shares. Jpmorgan Chase invested in 187,882 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Systems holds 5,408 shares. Glob X Management Communications Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 11,908 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

Among 22 analysts covering Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Signet Jewelers had 79 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) on Friday, January 12 to “Sector Perform” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, September 9 by BNP Paribas. Cowen & Co maintained Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) rating on Friday, August 26. Cowen & Co has “Outperform” rating and $96 target. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, September 13. The stock of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, March 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, March 28. Cowen & Co maintained Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) on Thursday, March 15 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Friday, August 25. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. Buckingham Research maintained Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) rating on Thursday, March 15. Buckingham Research has “Neutral” rating and $36 target.

Analysts await Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) to report earnings on May, 24. They expect $-0.11 EPS, down 110.68% or $1.14 from last year’s $1.03 per share. After $4.28 actual EPS reported by Signet Jewelers Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -102.57% negative EPS growth.

Analysts await Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, down 52.94% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.34 per share. JNPR’s profit will be $55.85 million for 38.02 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by Juniper Networks, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -64.44% negative EPS growth.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio, which manages about $20.44 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Huntsman Corp (NYSE:HUN) by 112,929 shares to 198,193 shares, valued at $6.60 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Digital Realty Trust In (NYSE:DLR) by 5,131 shares in the quarter, for a total of 326,786 shares, and has risen its stake in Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI).

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $985,580 activity. On Saturday, February 17 the insider SPIDELL TERRANCE F sold $222,587. Another trade for 10,800 shares valued at $283,684 was sold by rahim rami. Molinaro Vincent sold $200,400 worth of stock or 7,647 shares.

Among 32 analysts covering Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Juniper Networks Inc. had 94 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of JNPR in report on Wednesday, January 17 to “Underweight” rating. As per Friday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 25 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 25. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 7 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, January 5. Needham maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Hold” on Wednesday, October 11. The stock of Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Bernstein.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.49, from 1.33 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 58 investors sold JNPR shares while 154 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 314.57 million shares or 4.91% less from 330.80 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Korea Invest Corp has 225,879 shares. Clark Estates holds 0.55% or 117,600 shares in its portfolio. Cap Glob Invsts accumulated 0% or 107,000 shares. 4.35 million were accumulated by Ameriprise Fincl. Rafferty Asset Mgmt Ltd has 127,605 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Daiwa Securities Group stated it has 11,956 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Susquehanna Interest Gru Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Walleye Trading Ltd Company reported 99,157 shares. Highstreet Asset owns 22,132 shares. Diamond Hill Capital holds 1.86% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) for 12.99M shares. Gam Ag has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR). Saturna Capital owns 29,027 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Secor Capital Advsr Limited Partnership has 0.16% invested in Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) for 145,703 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Incorporated holds 2.50 million shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Gotham Asset Management reported 883,076 shares.

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