Amica Retiree Medical Trust Has Cut Holding in Goldman Sachs Group (GS) by $647,088 as Market Valuation Declined; As Expedia Del (EXPE) Shares Rose, Allen Investment Management Has Boosted Its Stake

November 15, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

Amica Retiree Medical Trust decreased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) by 38.73% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Amica Retiree Medical Trust sold 2,928 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.97% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4,633 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.03 million, down from 7,561 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Amica Retiree Medical Trust who had been investing in Goldman Sachs Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $88.98B market cap company. The stock declined 0.57% or $1.35 reaching $235.89 per share. About 432,153 shares traded. Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has risen 39.23% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500.

Allen Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Expedia Inc Del (EXPE) by 23.21% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Allen Investment Management Llc bought 10,104 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.57% with the market. The hedge fund held 53,638 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $7.99 million, up from 43,534 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Allen Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Expedia Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.34 billion market cap company. The stock declined 1.25% or $1.52 reaching $120.27 on the news. About 127,460 shares traded. Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) has risen 30.43% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 12 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 84 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 17. The company was maintained on Monday, October 10 by . The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, April 19. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Wednesday, October 19 report. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was downgraded by Wood. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Tuesday, January 10 report. On Tuesday, November 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Nomura to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Monday, October 12. The stock of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 96 investors sold GS shares while 350 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. 278.62 million shares or 2.97% less from 287.14 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Kbc Grp Inc Nv accumulated 62,235 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 0.4% or 602,236 shares. Highland Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 34,223 shares. Wesbanco Retail Bank Inc stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Morgan Stanley has 3.31 million shares. Tukman Grossman Cap Mngmt accumulated 120,739 shares. Grassi Invest stated it has 12,745 shares. Td Asset Mngmt has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Exxonmobil Invest Management Incorporated Tx stated it has 70,286 shares. Howard Mngmt has invested 2.16% in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Parkwood Limited stated it has 28,370 shares or 0.94% of all its holdings. Pitcairn Communications holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) for 4,563 shares. New York-based Douglass Winthrop Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.09% in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Fisher Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.05 million shares or 0.35% of its portfolio. 85,269 are owned by Delta Asset Mngmt Lc Tn.

Analysts await Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) to report earnings on January, 17. They expect $5.14 EPS, up 1.18% or $0.06 from last year’s $5.08 per share. GS’s profit will be $1.94 billion for 11.48 P/E if the $5.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.02 actual EPS reported by Goldman Sachs Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.39% EPS growth.

More notable recent Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Goldman Sachs Loves Millennials and Engineers” on October 24, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: “Goldman Sachs CEO praises France for strong government and good food” published on November 14, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Goldman goes middle market in search for growth” on November 13, 2017. More interesting news about Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “Goldman Sachs Shuffles Leadership in Slumping Fixed-Income Unit” published on November 07, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Goldman Sachs: The Case For $260” with publication date: October 31, 2017.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.05, from 1.34 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 44 investors sold EXPE shares while 157 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 170 raised stakes. 124.48 million shares or 4.08% more from 119.60 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Carroll Assoc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). Kbc Grp Inc Nv accumulated 73,649 shares or 0.11% of the stock. 360,826 are held by Credit Suisse Ag. Patten Gru Inc owns 10 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Schwab Charles Investment Inc stated it has 0.06% in Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). Amer National Registered Advisor Inc reported 4,600 shares stake. Fred Alger Management reported 581,194 shares or 0.41% of all its holdings. The North Carolina-based Bank & Trust Of America Corporation De has invested 0.02% in Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). Raymond James And has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). Tarbox Family Office Incorporated invested in 60 shares or 0% of the stock. British Columbia Mgmt Corp has invested 0.07% in Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). Nationwide Fund reported 98,010 shares stake. Peak6 LP reported 0% of its portfolio in Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). 52 were accumulated by City. Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) for 3.88 million shares.

Among 36 analysts covering Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Expedia Inc. had 101 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Jefferies. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Friday, October 27. The rating was upgraded by Pacific Crest on Thursday, October 20 to “Overweight”. The stock of Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Sell” on Monday, February 22. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by UBS. As per Monday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. On Thursday, November 10 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold”. The firm has “Positive” rating by Susquehanna given on Thursday, October 20.

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