De Burlo Group Decreased Cognex (CGNX) Position By $4.60 Million; Stratus Properties (STRS) Shorts Decreased By 2.87%

June 23, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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De Burlo Group Inc decreased Cognex Corp (CGNX) stake by 69.58% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. De Burlo Group Inc sold 90,100 shares as Cognex Corp (CGNX)’s stock declined 13.31%. The De Burlo Group Inc holds 39,400 shares with $2.05 million value, down from 129,500 last quarter. Cognex Corp now has $7.80 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $45.11. About 1.28M shares traded. Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) has risen 0.46% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.11% the S&P500. Some Historical CGNX News: 30/04/2018 – Cognex 1Q Rev $169.6M; 30/04/2018 – COGNEX SEES 2Q REV. $200M TO $210.0M; 30/04/2018 – COGNEX 1Q EPS 21C; 07/05/2018 – Cognex Presenting at Conference Jun 6; 14/05/2018 – Cognex Presenting at JPMorgan Conference Tomorrow; 30/04/2018 – COGNEX 1Q ADJ. EPS 18C, EST. 20C; 01/05/2018 – Analyst Neil Campling of Mirabaud Securities said that weaker-than-expected first quarter earnings and second quarter earnings from Cognex provide more evidence of this; 03/05/2018 – Cognex to Webcast Conference Presentations; 04/05/2018 – Cognex Presenting at JPMorgan Conference May 15; 30/04/2018 – COGNEX 1Q REV. $169.6M, EST. $171.1M

Stratus Properties Inc (NASDAQ:STRS) had a decrease of 2.87% in short interest. STRS’s SI was 135,300 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 2.87% from 139,300 shares previously. With 6,800 avg volume, 20 days are for Stratus Properties Inc (NASDAQ:STRS)’s short sellers to cover STRS’s short positions. The SI to Stratus Properties Inc’s float is 2.53%. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $32.5. About 7,920 shares traded or 44.47% up from the average. Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:STRS) has risen 14.65% since June 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.08% the S&P500. Some Historical STRS News: 05/04/2018 – ILOOKABOUT CORP – SIGNING OF A NON-BINDING LETTER OF INTENT TO PURSUE A POSSIBLE MERGER WITH STRATUS DATA SYSTEMS, INC; 16/04/2018 – STARMALLS INC STR.PS – FY GROSS REV 5.30 BLN PESOS VS 4.48 BLN PESOS; 23/05/2018 – Stratus Named AVEVA’s 2017 Technology Partner Product of the Year; 16/03/2018 – Stratus Properties Estimates That Its Federal Tax Rate for 2018 Will Be 21 % as a Result of U.S. Tax Reform; 05/04/2018 – iLOOKABOUT and Stratus Data Systems Enter Into Non-Binding Letter of Intent; 12/03/2018 New Stratus Energy Announces Amendment of Warrants; 23/05/2018 – Stratus Named AVEVA’s 2017 Technology Partner Product of the Year; 30/05/2018 – Stratus Now Shipping ztC Edge System for the Industrial Edge; 10/05/2018 – Stratus Properties 1Q Loss/Shr 23c; 30/05/2018 – Stratus Video Announces Telehealth Interoperability Product — Stratus Link

Among 19 analysts covering Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Cognex Corporation had 47 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 2 by CLSA. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, May 1 by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by CLSA on Tuesday, November 3 to “Outperform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, November 3 by Canaccord Genuity. Credit Agricole downgraded Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) on Tuesday, November 3 to “Outperform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CGNX in report on Friday, September 8 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Wednesday, November 11 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by Needham on Tuesday, August 4 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, May 7 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Friday, April 1.

Analysts await Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $0.30 EPS, down 3.23% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.31 per share. CGNX’s profit will be $51.89 million for 37.59 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.21 actual EPS reported by Cognex Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 42.86% EPS growth.

More recent Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “A Buyable Dip In Cognex?” on June 23, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Under Armour Is A Winner – Cramer’s Lightning Round (6/20/18)” on June 21, 2018. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Under-the-Radar Robotics Stocks” with publication date: June 12, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $564,892 activity. The insider SUN ANTHONY sold $564,892.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. Its down 5.79, from 6.53 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 64 investors sold CGNX shares while 145 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 140.09 million shares or 47.81% less from 268.44 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. The Illinois-based Old Second National Bank Of Aurora has invested 0% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Advisory Incorporated stated it has 6,031 shares. Twin Tree Lp has 0% invested in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 160 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Inc holds 530,436 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0.02% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Svcs Automobile Association holds 0.01% or 64,128 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 61,070 shares. Comm Bankshares stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Aperio Gru Ltd Company holds 0.02% or 66,026 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Apg Asset Mngmt Nv has 0% invested in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 7,100 shares. Bbva Compass National Bank stated it has 0.08% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Research Glob Investors invested in 1.05 million shares or 0.02% of the stock. Jpmorgan Chase & Co invested in 0.01% or 803,621 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 261,960 shares. Amalgamated Bank has 0.05% invested in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX).

De Burlo Group Inc increased Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) stake by 22,300 shares to 100,300 valued at $7.30M in 2018Q1. It also upped Roper Technologies Inc (NYSE:ROP) stake by 11,400 shares and now owns 30,700 shares. Abiomed Inc (NASDAQ:ABMD) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2018 Q1. Its down 2.20, from 3.13 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 2 investors sold Stratus Properties Inc. shares while 13 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 12 raised stakes. 3.22 million shares or 47.74% less from 6.17 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 1 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag holds 0% in Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:STRS) or 15,585 shares. 259,392 were reported by Vanguard Gru. Blackrock holds 0% or 268,359 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Blair William & Company Il has 0% invested in Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:STRS). Kennedy Capital Mgmt, Missouri-based fund reported 148,567 shares. Bancorp Of America Corporation De accumulated 0% or 7,021 shares. Rbf Capital Ltd Liability Corp holds 133,131 shares or 0.48% of its portfolio. Atlantic Trust Grp invested 0% in Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:STRS). Tower Research Capital Limited Liability Company (Trc) reported 535 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo Mn, California-based fund reported 12,101 shares. Ameritas Prtnrs invested in 0% or 485 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems, California-based fund reported 8,989 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 5,775 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Barclays Public Limited Liability Com has 0% invested in Stratus Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:STRS).

Stratus Properties Inc., a real estate company, engages in the acquisition, entitlement, development, management, operation, and sale of commercial, hotel, entertainment, and multi-and single-family residential real estate properties primarily in Austin, Texas. The company has market cap of $264.99 million. The firm operates through four divisions: Hotel, Entertainment, Real Estate Operations, and Commercial Leasing. It has a 69.15 P/E ratio. It primarily operates The W Austin Hotel & Residences project located on a two-acre city block in downtown Austin that comprises a 251-room luxury hotel; and 159 residential condominium units, as well as office, retail, and entertainment space.

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