As Valero Energy Partners LP (VLP) Share Value Declined, Rr Advisors Trimmed Its Stake by $860,000; Lafitte Capital Management LP Holding in St Joe Co (JOE) Has Decreased by $450,000 as Shares Rose

February 15, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Rr Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Valero Energy Partners Lp (VLP) by 47.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rr Advisors Llc sold 20,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.37% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 22,000 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $961,000, down from 42,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rr Advisors Llc who had been investing in Valero Energy Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.89B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $40.91. About 39,541 shares traded. Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) has risen 4.06% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.64% the S&P500.

Bryant Regan decreased its stake in St Joe Co (JOE) by 24.92% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lafitte Capital Management Lp sold 25,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.33% with the market. The hedge fund run by Bryant Regan held 75,301 shares of the homebuilding company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.42M, down from 100,301 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lafitte Capital Management Lp who had been investing in St Joe Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.22 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $18.35. About 344,387 shares traded or 15.55% up from the average. The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) has risen 4.71% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.99% the S&P500.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $2.91 million activity. Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $379,510 was made by FRANK HOWARD S on Wednesday, December 13.

Lafitte Capital Management Lp, which manages about $255.42 million and $180.09M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Monarch Casino & Resort Inc (NASDAQ:MCRI) by 84,267 shares to 877,275 shares, valued at $34.68 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Hi (NYSE:HCLP) by 1.30M shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.50M shares, and has risen its stake in Eldorado Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:ERI).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.42, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 14 investors sold JOE shares while 23 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 60.83 million shares or 10.13% less from 67.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Illinois-based Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability has invested 0% in The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE). Lesa Sroufe reported 188,580 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested 0% of its portfolio in The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 5,836 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sg Americas Securities holds 18,910 shares or 0% of its portfolio. St Johns Inv Management Ltd Liability Co holds 0% of its portfolio in The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE) for 100 shares. D E Shaw And has invested 0% of its portfolio in The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE). Product Ptnrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.07% or 106,900 shares. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 3,255 shares. Envestnet Asset Management Inc stated it has 12,972 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, a Colorado-based fund reported 16,151 shares. Citigroup invested in 0% or 103 shares. Victory Capital accumulated 12,237 shares. Blackrock reported 13.24 million shares. State Street Corporation invested in 0% or 992,573 shares.

Rr Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.13B and $736.50M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Genesis Energy Lp Houston Com (NYSE:GEL) by 84,000 shares to 2.40M shares, valued at $63.24 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Viper Energy Partners Lp (NASDAQ:VNOM) by 65,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 657,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Energy Transfer Equity Lp (NYSE:ETE).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.72 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 10 investors sold VLP shares while 26 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 20.12 million shares or 2.93% less from 20.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Duff And Phelps Inv Mgmt Company has invested 0.19% in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP). Royal Natl Bank Of Canada owns 22,362 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Diversified has 0.05% invested in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP). Northern Trust invested in 0% or 18,090 shares. Entrustpermal Mngmt Lc reported 1.31% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP). Bb&T holds 5,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Stephens Incorporated Ar invested in 8,900 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny invested in 120,036 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Country Club Trust Na has invested 0.06% in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP). Manufacturers Life The invested in 2,140 shares. Van Eck Assoc Corporation has invested 0.01% in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP). 2,870 are held by Pnc Finance Gp Inc. Spirit Of America Mgmt Ny owns 424,190 shares. Cbre Clarion Securities Limited Liability Com holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) for 61,334 shares. Atlantic Group Limited accumulated 0.07% or 342,168 shares.

Among 13 analysts covering Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Valero Energy Partners LP had 39 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) earned “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, September 24. The company was maintained on Monday, October 31 by Mizuho. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 9 report. The stock of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 30. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”. The stock of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 13. The stock of Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 23. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 7 by Jefferies. Barclays Capital maintained Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) on Monday, February 5 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report.

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