Proxima Capital Management Boosted Its Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) Position by $2.52 Million; Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) Holding Maintained by Taurus Asset Management Llc

May 23, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Youlia Miteva increased its stake in Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN) by 60% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Proxima Capital Management Llc bought 60,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.03% with the market. The hedge fund run by Youlia Miteva held 160,000 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $6.78M, up from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Proxima Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Hain Celestial Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.83B market cap company. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $26.08. About 497,155 shares traded. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) has declined 14.00% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.55% the S&P500.

Taurus Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ALXN) by 461.92% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Taurus Asset Management Llc bought 85,456 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.80% with the market. The institutional investor held 103,956 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $12.43 million, up from 18,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Taurus Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.31 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $118.26. About 487,210 shares traded. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has declined 8.84% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.39% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 12 sales for $3.41 million activity. Shares for $169,696 were sold by Franchini Indrani Lall. Moriarty John B sold $389,099 worth of stock or 3,363 shares. Goff Brian sold $192,028 worth of stock. The insider HANTSON LUDWIG sold $310,521. On Tuesday, February 27 the insider O’Neill Julie sold $194,723. Wagner Heidi L also sold $76,805 worth of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 65 investors sold ALXN shares while 171 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 204.38 million shares or 1.21% less from 206.89 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Eulav Asset Mngmt invested 2.29% of its portfolio in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN). Tiverton Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 3,533 shares. 6,850 are held by Pictet National Bank & Trust And Trust. Dnb Asset As holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) for 22,808 shares. National Pension holds 0.13% or 210,146 shares. Northern stated it has 2.88M shares. Gam Hldg Ag has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN). 6,776 were accumulated by Ls Investment Advisors. France-based Exane Derivatives has invested 0.01% in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN). Cornercap Inv Counsel owns 14,545 shares or 0.24% of their US portfolio. Ameritas Prtnrs Inc has 8,953 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.1% invested in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN). Fred Alger Management Inc invested in 20,100 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Andra Ap stated it has 14,200 shares. Clearbridge Invests Ltd Llc accumulated 0.39% or 3.54 million shares.

Among 29 analysts covering Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN), 25 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. had 110 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 17 by Nomura. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”. As per Wednesday, September 13, the company rating was maintained by Leerink Swann. Barclays Capital maintained Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) on Thursday, February 4 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Monday, March 19. Jefferies maintained Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) on Thursday, August 31 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ALXN in report on Friday, June 23 with “Buy” rating.

More recent Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Vertex Pharma (VRTX), Alexion Pharma (ALXN) Least Impacted from Trump Drug Policies – RBC” on May 15, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “3 Top Healthcare Stocks to Buy Right Now” on May 01, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Insider Buys Of The Week: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Sohu.com And More” with publication date: May 06, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Taurus Asset Management Llc, which manages about $738.50 million and $679.87 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 5,382 shares to 262,372 shares, valued at $22.44M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alphabet Inc by 2,766 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 22,944 shares, and cut its stake in Cooper Cos Inc (NYSE:COO).

More news for The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “Paulson’s 13F Shows New Stake in Goldcorp (GG), Increase in Discovery (DISCA), Viacom (VIAB) (more…)” on May 15, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Profit pressure continues at Hain Celestial” and published on May 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

Proxima Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.13B and $172.63M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I (NYSE:SC) by 30,859 shares to 359,141 shares, valued at $6.69M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Herc Hldgs Inc by 24,042 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 180,500 shares, and cut its stake in Nationstar Mtg Hldgs Inc (NYSE:NSM).

Among 30 analysts covering Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Hain Celestial Group had 94 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was initiated by Maxim Group. Argus Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, February 17 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 3 report. Maxim Group maintained The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) on Thursday, June 22 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The rating was initiated by Buckingham Research on Monday, October 19 with “Neutral”. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 13 report. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of HAIN in report on Thursday, August 20 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 5. The stock of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 9.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.87 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 41 investors sold HAIN shares while 91 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 90.39 million shares or 0.62% less from 90.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Parkside Bancorporation holds 0% or 21 shares. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability holds 469,000 shares. Rand Wealth Llc has 0.16% invested in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) for 35,294 shares. Thompson Management Inc owns 11,100 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Blackrock invested in 8.36 million shares. Ameriprise has 0.02% invested in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Earnest Partners Lc reported 55 shares. The New York-based Brown Brothers Harriman & has invested 0% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Hightower Limited Co reported 0% of its portfolio in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc owns 0.34% invested in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) for 15,775 shares. Moreover, Utah Retirement has 0.02% invested in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) for 18,900 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Liability reported 6,523 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Hgk Asset Management owns 19,727 shares. Gamco Invsts Inc Et Al holds 350,200 shares. Miller Investment Mgmt LP holds 0.07% or 5,220 shares in its portfolio.

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