As Molina Healthcare (MOH) Market Value Rose, Partner Investment Management LP Has Upped Stake; As Epr Pptys (EPR) Stock Declined, Holder New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust Upped Its Holding

April 17, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust increased its stake in Epr Pptys (EPR) by 120% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust bought 6,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 11,000 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $720,000, up from 5,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust who had been investing in Epr Pptys for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.07B market cap company. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $54.81. About 250,998 shares traded. EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) has declined 24.90% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.45% the S&P500.

Partner Investment Management Lp increased its stake in Molina Healthcare Inc (MOH) by 107.27% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Partner Investment Management Lp bought 10,405 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.02% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 20,105 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.54 million, up from 9,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Partner Investment Management Lp who had been investing in Molina Healthcare Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.08 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.83% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $84.65. About 622,961 shares traded. Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has risen 69.35% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 57.80% the S&P500.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.47 million activity. 9,359 shares were sold by Hirons Michael L, worth $632,107 on Monday, December 18.

Among 12 analysts covering EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. EPR Properties had 28 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Friday, December 15 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 5 by Bank of America. Ladenburg Thalmann upgraded EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) on Thursday, September 17 to “Buy” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 24 report. J.P. Morgan downgraded EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) rating on Friday, December 15. J.P. Morgan has “Sell” rating and $68.0 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, March 13 by Citigroup. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Ladenburg with “Buy” on Thursday, November 9. The stock has “Hold” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Tuesday, December 19. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of EPR in report on Thursday, March 1 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 39 investors sold EPR shares while 93 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 63.21 million shares or 0.35% less from 63.43 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Lourd Capital Limited Liability Company owns 3,097 shares. Retirement Systems Of Alabama accumulated 0.05% or 160,366 shares. Ww Asset Mgmt Inc reported 3,839 shares stake. Ls Invest Ltd stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Connecticut-based Aqr Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Qs Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Federated Invsts Pa accumulated 0.01% or 27,622 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc has 11,897 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System reported 0.05% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Moreover, Legal General Group Pcl has 0.01% invested in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) for 104,134 shares. Cwm Ltd Liability Com invested 0.02% in EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR). 5 were reported by Macroview Inv Limited Liability. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv reported 53,276 shares. Alpine Woods Cap Invsts Llc reported 9,012 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings.

New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust, which manages about $98.62M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Martin Marietta Matls Inc (NYSE:MLM) by 2,000 shares to 3,000 shares, valued at $663,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 20,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 38,000 shares, and cut its stake in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA).

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 19 selling transactions for $34.71 million activity. 45,000 shares were sold by DENTINO WILLIAM, worth $3.39M. $256,931 worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) was sold by BAYER TERRY on Friday, January 19. ORLANDO STEVEN J also sold $109,155 worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) on Monday, February 26. 200 shares valued at $16,244 were sold by ROMNEY RONNA on Monday, April 9. FEDAK CHARLES Z sold $325,532 worth of stock.

Among 21 analysts covering Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Molina Healthcare had 56 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Leerink Swann maintained Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) rating on Monday, May 2. Leerink Swann has “Outperform” rating and $75 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 3. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, September 16. On Wednesday, January 4 the stock rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Underperform” on Friday, April 29. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, February 14. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, September 19 by Goldman Sachs.

Partner Investment Management Lp, which manages about $86.81M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alphabet Inc by 923 shares to 1,097 shares, valued at $1.16M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Humana Inc (Call) (NYSE:HUM) by 2,661 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1,800 shares, and cut its stake in Powershares Qqq Trust (Put) (QQQ).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 19 investors sold MOH shares while 76 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 61.86 million shares or 5.56% more from 58.60 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Comerica Commercial Bank invested in 34,450 shares or 0.02% of the stock. The New York-based Bluemountain Capital Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.41% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Great West Life Assurance Can invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Profund Ltd Liability Co owns 6,794 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Lord Abbett And Communication Lc invested in 0.15% or 710,287 shares. Balyasny Asset Limited Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested in 0.03% or 10,930 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas holds 34,646 shares. The New York-based Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Limited has invested 0.02% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt accumulated 6,421 shares. Natixis owns 0% invested in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) for 3,645 shares. 25,362 were reported by Metropolitan Life Communications. Advent Capital Mgmt De invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Epoch Inv Partners, a New York-based fund reported 278,116 shares.

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