As Envirostar (EVI) Stock Rose, Bard Associates Decreased by $4.50 Million Its Holding; Scharf Investments Holding in Hershey Co (HSY) Has Increased by $88.85 Million

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Scharf Investments Llc increased its stake in Hershey Co (HSY) by 157.61% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scharf Investments Llc bought 786,303 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.29M shares of the specialty foods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $145.89M, up from 498,907 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Scharf Investments Llc who had been investing in Hershey Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.37 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $96.76. About 421,197 shares traded. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has declined 9.67% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.22% the S&P500.

Bard Associates Inc decreased its stake in Envirostar Inc (EVI) by 66.47% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bard Associates Inc sold 112,401 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.87% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 56,700 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.27 million, down from 169,101 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bard Associates Inc who had been investing in Envirostar Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $414.94 million market cap company. The stock increased 3.48% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $37.2. About 9,954 shares traded. EnviroStar, Inc. (NYSEMKT:EVI) has risen 101.58% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 90.03% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 49 investors sold HSY shares while 191 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. 107.20 million shares or 0.23% more from 106.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Limited Com reported 200 shares. Arrowgrass Capital Ptnrs (Us) LP invested 0% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 454,758 shares. Federated Investors Pa invested 0.02% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Farmers Comml Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 7,480 shares. Earnest Partners Lc has invested 0% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Tower Bridge invested 0.14% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Omers Administration Corporation owns 0.07% invested in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 62,600 shares. Moreover, Town Country Bancshares Trust Dba First Bankers Trust has 1.13% invested in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) for 20,050 shares. Brown Advisory, Maryland-based fund reported 14,481 shares. Tradewinds Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Meyer Handelman invested in 0.03% or 4,800 shares. Captrust Advsrs has invested 0% in The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY). Arcadia Mngmt Mi accumulated 0.03% or 1,000 shares. Vaughan David Invs Inc Il owns 2,040 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio.

Scharf Investments Llc, which manages about $2.69B and $4.41B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) by 236,940 shares to 5.43M shares, valued at $256.70 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHO) by 27,180 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 134,869 shares, and cut its stake in Allergan Plc.

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