Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC) Holding Maintained by Corsair Capital Management Lp; Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) Holder Manor Road Capital Partners Lowered Its Holding

January 11, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

John Ku decreased its stake in Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) by 15.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Manor Road Capital Partners Llc sold 1.57 million shares as the company’s stock declined 17.26% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by John Ku held 8.58M shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $280.57M, down from 10.15 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Manor Road Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Liberty Global Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $34.06B market cap company. The stock increased 1.73% or $0.575 during the last trading session, reaching $33.915. About 1.46 million shares traded. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) has declined 6.78% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.48% the S&P500.

Jay Petschek increased its stake in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC) by 364.13% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Corsair Capital Management Lp bought 808,610 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.73% with the market. The hedge fund run by Jay Petschek held 1.03M shares of the books company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.42 million, up from 222,067 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Corsair Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.14 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.92% or $0.175 during the last trading session, reaching $9.275. About 100,609 shares traded. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) has declined 25.97% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.67% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had 16 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo initiated Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Monday, October 5 with “Outperform” rating. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Morgan Stanley maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Monday, October 23 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Monday, August 14 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, August 5. The stock of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, August 17. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, August 7 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, November 2. BMO Capital Markets maintained Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) on Friday, September 15 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, July 10 with “Hold”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.42, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 20 investors sold HMHC shares while 29 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 123.31 million shares or 2.53% more from 120.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Guggenheim Limited Liability holds 0.01% in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) or 221,295 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% of its portfolio in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 12,354 shares. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC). Geode Mgmt Limited Liability accumulated 0% or 924,460 shares. Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 344,126 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested in 0.03% or 3.33M shares. Prns Limited Liability Co holds 0.06% or 139,610 shares. Tower Ltd Liability Co (Trc) holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 10,407 shares. Mutual Of America Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 736,419 shares. First Pacific Advsrs Ltd Liability Co owns 0.32% invested in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 3.46 million shares. Oppenheimer Asset Inc, New York-based fund reported 20,874 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement reported 64,288 shares. Moreover, Fifth Third State Bank has 0% invested in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 1,137 shares. Quantbot Lp has 0.01% invested in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) for 8,726 shares. Corsair Mgmt Ltd Partnership accumulated 2.08% or 1.03 million shares.

Corsair Capital Management Lp, which manages about $1.44B and $596.34 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tower Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ:TSEM) by 12,364 shares to 55,526 shares, valued at $1.71M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Mdc Partners Inc (NASDAQ:MDCA) by 110,620 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 174,473 shares, and cut its stake in Orbital Atk Inc.

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