Harvest Capital Strategies Has Decreased Its Holding in Echostar (SATS) by $20.41 Million; Ametek New (AME) Holder Sq Advisors Trimmed Its Position by $1.45 Million

February 15, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Lou Simpson decreased its stake in Ametek Inc New (AME) by 0.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sq Advisors Llc sold 21,952 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.20% with the market. The hedge fund run by Lou Simpson held 2.53 million shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $166.93 million, down from 2.55M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sq Advisors Llc who had been investing in Ametek Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.30B market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $74.87. About 240,377 shares traded. AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has risen 27.71% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.01% the S&P500.

Harvest Capital Strategies Llc decreased its stake in Echostar Corp (SATS) by 51.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Harvest Capital Strategies Llc sold 358,106 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.28% with the market. The institutional investor held 341,894 shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $19.57M, down from 700,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Harvest Capital Strategies Llc who had been investing in Echostar Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.54 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $57.81. About 25,769 shares traded. EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) has risen 47.96% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.26% the S&P500.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $14.62 million activity. Shares for $817,215 were sold by Marecic Thomas C on Tuesday, September 19. $1.86 million worth of stock was sold by ZAPICO DAVID A on Monday, December 11. $1.26M worth of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) was sold by EGINTON WILLIAM D on Monday, February 5. $10.01 million worth of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) was sold by HERMANCE FRANK S.

Sq Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.47 billion and $2.84 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) by 11,748 shares to 9.81M shares, valued at $320.77 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (NYSE:ST) by 268,025 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.89M shares, and has risen its stake in Sba Communications Corp New.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.21, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 27 investors sold AME shares while 146 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 192.13 million shares or 2.08% less from 196.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Strs Ohio holds 0.02% or 71,735 shares. C M Bidwell & Assoc Ltd accumulated 35 shares. Oak Ridge Invests Limited Liability holds 0.55% in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) or 204,077 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys invested in 114,448 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Stephens Ar reported 6,260 shares. Boothbay Fund Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.08% or 7,262 shares in its portfolio. Howe Rusling reported 3,339 shares. Canandaigua Bancorporation & Co has 0.04% invested in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) for 3,150 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0.02% or 843,971 shares in its portfolio. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Co reported 224,987 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 0.06% in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) or 358,600 shares. Nippon Life Americas Inc owns 0.47% invested in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) for 82,710 shares. Intrust Bank Na holds 7,031 shares. Mufg Americas Hldgs Corporation has 0.02% invested in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME). Mawer Inv stated it has 1.48% in AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME).

Among 13 analysts covering AMETEK (NYSE:AME), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. AMETEK had 59 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6600 target in Thursday, June 15 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, January 4. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. RBC Capital Markets maintained AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, October 29. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 6.

Analysts await EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) to report earnings on February, 23. They expect $0.11 EPS, down 72.50% or $0.29 from last year’s $0.4 per share. SATS’s profit will be $10.53M for 131.39 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.36 actual EPS reported by EchoStar Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -69.44% negative EPS growth.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $1.04 million activity. DUGAN MICHAEL T also sold $217,496 worth of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) on Thursday, February 1. $418,556 worth of stock was sold by Johnson Anders N on Wednesday, August 30.

Harvest Capital Strategies Llc, which manages about $1.58 billion and $523.53 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) by 25,000 shares to 325,000 shares, valued at $28.08 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Buffalo Wild Wings Inc (NASDAQ:BWLD) by 8,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 38,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Sprouts Fmrs Mkt Inc (NASDAQ:SFM).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 19 investors sold SATS shares while 49 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 42.39 million shares or 1.06% less from 42.84 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mangrove Partners has invested 14.5% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Earnest Prtn Limited Liability Corp holds 0.2% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) or 351,910 shares. Moreover, Thompson Davis & Comm has 0.02% invested in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Thompson Siegel Walmsley Lc holds 352,961 shares or 0.24% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) for 1,765 shares. Putnam Invs Limited Co stated it has 1.6% of its portfolio in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Alliancebernstein Lp holds 0% or 24,685 shares. Jefferies Gp Ltd Liability Com owns 0% invested in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) for 4,738 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Communications Ny holds 0% in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) or 1,414 shares. Voya Inv Mngmt Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS). Utah Retirement accumulated 8,662 shares. Solaris Asset Mgmt Limited Liability holds 700 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Prudential Finance owns 3,712 shares. 5,000 are held by Axa. Huntington State Bank holds 0% or 800 shares.

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