As Foamix Pharmaceuticals LTD (FOMX) Market Valuation Declined, Deerfield Management Company Has Cut Stake by $1.90 Million; Capital One Finl (COF) Share Value Declined While First Republic Investment Management Has Decreased Position

May 21, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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James E. Flynn decreased its stake in Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (FOMX) by 38.71% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Deerfield Management Company sold 316,435 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.36% with the market. The hedge fund run by James E. Flynn held 501,000 shares of the specialty chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.01M, down from 817,435 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Deerfield Management Company who had been investing in Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $218.52 million market cap company. The stock increased 3.55% or $0.1851 during the last trading session, reaching $5.3951. About 48,337 shares traded. Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:FOMX) has declined 13.02% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500.

First Republic Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Capital One Finl Corp (COF) by 10.83% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Republic Investment Management Inc sold 11,682 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.85% with the market. The hedge fund held 96,200 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $9.58M, down from 107,882 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Capital One Finl Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $47.02 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $96.67. About 1.75 million shares traded. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.99% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.44% the S&P500.

First Republic Investment Management Inc, which manages about $25.99B and $15.18B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Square Inc by 65,909 shares to 82,950 shares, valued at $2.88M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in American Airls Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) by 15,254 shares in the quarter, for a total of 30,034 shares, and has risen its stake in Twilio Inc.

Among 36 analysts covering Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Capital One Financial Corp. had 123 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, January 9. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Wednesday, January 24. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, December 26 report. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, April 6. Sandler O’Neill maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) rating on Tuesday, January 16. Sandler O’Neill has “Buy” rating and $119.0 target. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) earned “Buy” rating by Instinet on Wednesday, March 29. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10900 target in Thursday, March 29 report. On Wednesday, June 8 the stock rating was downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to “Underperform”. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, April 1 by JP Morgan.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 insider sales for $104.54 million activity. Shares for $48,545 were sold by FAIRBANK RICHARD D on Tuesday, May 8. On Monday, April 2 the insider WARNER BRADFORD H sold $285,150. Shares for $215,429 were sold by Blackley Richard Scott. $165,967 worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) shares were sold by Santos Kleber. $1.06 million worth of stock was sold by Sanjiv Yajnik on Friday, January 12. On Tuesday, May 8 Borgmann Kevin S. sold $1.10M worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) or 11,584 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 57 investors sold COF shares while 253 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 228 raised stakes. 406.36 million shares or 3.88% less from 422.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Timber Hill Lc holds 0.34% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) or 53,413 shares. Fifth Third Comml Bank holds 37,475 shares. Ruggie Cap has 77 shares. Ifrah Fincl accumulated 2,702 shares. Check Capital Mgmt Ca reported 2,500 shares. Alexandria Lc holds 0.06% or 4,329 shares in its portfolio. Jefferies Grp Incorporated Ltd stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). New York-based Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Lc has invested 0.27% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Basswood Capital Mgmt owns 1.47% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 319,373 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Hall Laurie J Trustee has 0.04% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 750 shares. Ironsides Asset Advsr Lc owns 9,230 shares. Focused Wealth Mgmt Incorporated reported 2,215 shares stake. Spinnaker Tru reported 33,860 shares. Peoples Fincl Ser has 0.01% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF).

Analysts await Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $2.49 earnings per share, up 27.04% or $0.53 from last year’s $1.96 per share. COF’s profit will be $1.21 billion for 9.71 P/E if the $2.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.65 actual earnings per share reported by Capital One Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.04% negative EPS growth.

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Analysts await Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:FOMX) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $-0.45 earnings per share, down 2.27% or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.44 per share. After $-0.69 actual earnings per share reported by Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.78% EPS growth.

Deerfield Management Company, which manages about $4.41 billion and $2.54 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Epizyme Inc (NASDAQ:EPZM) by 309,000 shares to 1.01 million shares, valued at $12.67M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Select Med Hldgs Corp (NYSE:SEM) by 663,391 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.86 million shares, and has risen its stake in Obalon Therapeutics Inc.

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