Cemex Sa (CX) Holder Oaktree Capital Management LP Has Lowered Holding by $10.25 Million; Lkq (LKQ) Shareholder 12Th Street Asset Management Company Has Lowered Position as Stock Price Declined

April 22, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Howard Marks decreased its stake in Cemex Sa (CX) by 26.85% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oaktree Capital Management Lp sold 1.46M shares as the company’s stock declined 8.46% with the market. The hedge fund run by Howard Marks held 3.99M shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $29.93 million, down from 5.45 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oaktree Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Cemex Sa for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.98B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.87% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $6.82. About 5.11 million shares traded. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) has declined 19.95% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.50% the S&P500.

12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc decreased its stake in Lkq Corp (LKQ) by 3.06% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc sold 34,476 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.91% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.09M shares of the motor vehicles company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $44.44 million, down from 1.13 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. 12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc who had been investing in Lkq Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.84 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $38.25. About 1.34M shares traded. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has risen 27.90% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.35% the S&P500.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $6.73 million activity. $445,425 worth of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) was sold by Quinn John S. The insider WEBSTER WILLIAM M IV sold $4.00M.

Among 13 analysts covering LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. LKQ had 29 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by FBR Capital. The stock of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, January 15. On Tuesday, May 30 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) on Sunday, September 10 with “Buy” rating. FBR Capital maintained LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) on Thursday, February 22 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Stephens. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Northcoast on Tuesday, July 25. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, December 10 report.

12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc, which manages about $398.61M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Clean Harbors Inc (NYSE:CLH) by 11,004 shares to 223,709 shares, valued at $12.13M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) by 9,419 shares in the quarter, for a total of 183,595 shares, and has risen its stake in Thor Inds Inc (NYSE:THO).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.24, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 27 investors sold LKQ shares while 166 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 147 raised stakes. 275.57 million shares or 0.71% more from 273.62 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bbva Compass Retail Bank invested in 9,981 shares or 0.03% of the stock. State Of Wisconsin Board reported 286,586 shares. Moreover, Orrstown Services Inc has 1.14% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 24,443 shares. Yorktown Mgmt & Rech stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Moreover, Df Dent & Com Inc has 2.41% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 2.36 million shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Com The has invested 0.02% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Lafleur & Godfrey owns 184,815 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 0.02% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 4,727 shares. Arizona State Retirement has 0.05% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Davidson Kempner Management LP holds 1.08% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) or 825,000 shares. Snyder Management Limited Partnership owns 274,905 shares for 0.56% of their portfolio. 6,916 were reported by Bell National Bank. Nordea Mgmt holds 0.32% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) or 3.32 million shares. Cambridge Inv Research accumulated 6,364 shares. Huntington Bancorporation reported 0% of its portfolio in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ).

Analysts await LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to report earnings on April, 26 before the open. They expect $0.59 EPS, up 20.41% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.49 per share. LKQ’s profit will be $182.68M for 16.21 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by LKQ Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 43.90% EPS growth.

Oaktree Capital Management Lp, which manages about $6.38B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Dycom Industries Inc (Prn) by 27.67M shares to 31.22 million shares, valued at $40.86 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pdl Biopharma Inc (Prn) by 2.35M shares in the quarter, for a total of 7.29 million shares, and has risen its stake in Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (Prn).

Among 17 analysts covering CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. had 43 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, April 21 by Barclays Capital. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Monday, April 9. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 8 by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, January 25 by Barclays Capital. The stock of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 22 by Citigroup. Santander downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, August 15 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 20 by Bank of America. Santander downgraded CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX) rating on Tuesday, October 27. Santander has “Hold” rating and $8.80 target. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell” on Thursday, February 15.

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