Coca Cola Co Com (KO) Holder Caldwell & Orkin Has Lowered Its Position by $1.50 Million as Stock Value Rose; Caxton Has Boosted Its Garrison Cap (GARS) Stake

January 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Caldwell & Orkin Inc decreased its stake in Coca Cola Co Com (KO) by 43.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Caldwell & Orkin Inc sold 33,425 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 44,050 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.98 million, down from 77,475 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Caldwell & Orkin Inc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $196.63 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $46.15. About 14.57 million shares traded or 43.01% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

Caxton Corp increased its stake in Garrison Cap Inc (GARS) by 1137.23% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Caxton Corp bought 781,298 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.33% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 850,000 shares of the company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.17M, up from 68,702 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Caxton Corp who had been investing in Garrison Cap Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $131.45 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $8.19. About 17,424 shares traded. Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS) has declined 12.87% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.57% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.27 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.37, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 4 investors sold GARS shares while 7 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 3.30 million shares or 18.25% more from 2.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Company holds 0% or 19,712 shares in its portfolio. Blair William Comm Il has invested 0% in Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS). Manufacturers Life Insur The invested 0% in Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS). D E Shaw & has 20,956 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp Inc holds 0% or 16,589 shares in its portfolio. Stephens Ar reported 27,441 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ares Mgmt Limited holds 0.09% or 309,244 shares in its portfolio. Morgan Stanley holds 28,220 shares. California Public Employees Retirement reported 43,000 shares stake. Wells Fargo & Company Mn has 0% invested in Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS). Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase And Co has 0% invested in Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS). Advisors Asset owns 189,126 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Us Bank & Trust De holds 0% or 670 shares in its portfolio. Caxton Corp has invested 7.29% in Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS). 97,295 were accumulated by Blackrock Inc.

Among 6 analysts covering Garrison Capital (NASDAQ:GARS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Garrison Capital had 15 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann given on Friday, November 6. On Thursday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by National Securities. Oppenheimer downgraded Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS) on Friday, May 12 to “Market Perform” rating. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 12 by Robert W. Baird. Wunderlich downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $10 target in Thursday, March 16 report. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Maxim Group maintained Garrison Capital Inc. (NASDAQ:GARS) rating on Thursday, November 9. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $11.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Oppenheimer.

Caldwell & Orkin Inc, which manages about $128.52M and $98.28 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hdfc Bank Ltd (NYSE:HDB) by 11,510 shares to 28,375 shares, valued at $2.73 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pvh Corp. (NYSE:PVH) by 4,700 shares in the quarter, for a total of 9,800 shares, and has risen its stake in Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 2.73 billion shares or 0.93% more from 2.70 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 73,388 were reported by Oppenheimer Asset. Ballentine Ltd Liability reported 26,687 shares stake. South Carolina-based Greenwood Cap Assocs Ltd Company has invested 0.97% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Telos Capital Mngmt Inc reported 0.28% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Gamble Jones Inv Counsel holds 176,047 shares. Old Point Tru & Finance Svcs N A has invested 1.44% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Hutchin Hill Capital Ltd Partnership accumulated 272,600 shares or 0.46% of the stock. Saratoga Invest Mgmt invested in 581 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Lawson Kroeker Investment Mngmt Ne stated it has 21,965 shares. Sawgrass Asset Limited Liability Com has invested 1.63% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). 5,240 are owned by Guinness Atkinson Asset Inc. Birch Hill Investment Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.31% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Buckingham reported 57,185 shares. Focused Wealth owns 0.2% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 13,482 shares. Ronna Sue Cohen holds 44,534 shares or 1.53% of its portfolio.

Analysts await The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) to report earnings on February, 13 before the open. They expect $0.38 EPS, up 2.70% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.37 per share. KO’s profit will be $1.62B for 30.36 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.50 actual EPS reported by The Coca-Cola Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -24.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Coca-Cola had 68 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 16, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. As per Thursday, September 29, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KO in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, December 13. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned “Hold” rating by Vetr on Monday, August 24. As per Friday, September 25, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, March 23. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 22 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Susquehanna.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $7.94 million activity. RIVERA ALFREDO sold $1.30M worth of stock. 26,470 shares were sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD, worth $1.21M on Friday, August 11. 8,952 shares valued at $409,733 were sold by Waller Kathy N on Thursday, August 10. The insider MANN JENNIFER K sold $402,235.

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