Bp Plc Has Lifted Costco Wholesale (COST) Holding; Cross Country Healthcare (CCRN) Shorts Decreased By 3.04%

May 24, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Cross Country Healthcare Inc (NASDAQ:CCRN) had a decrease of 3.04% in short interest. CCRN’s SI was 932,800 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 3.04% from 962,000 shares previously. With 233,600 avg volume, 4 days are for Cross Country Healthcare Inc (NASDAQ:CCRN)’s short sellers to cover CCRN’s short positions. The SI to Cross Country Healthcare Inc’s float is 2.67%. The stock increased 1.06% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $12.35. About 31,273 shares traded. Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRN) has declined 18.85% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.40% the S&P500.

Bp Plc increased Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) stake by 8.74% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Bp Plc acquired 4,500 shares as Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)’s stock declined 1.86%. The Bp Plc holds 56,000 shares with $10.43M value, up from 51,500 last quarter. Costco Wholesale Corp now has $86.86B valuation. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.205 during the last trading session, reaching $197.935. About 368,520 shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 14.69% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.14% the S&P500.

Among 33 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Costco Wholesale had 128 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Thursday, June 1 with “Hold” rating. UBS maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Thursday, August 31. UBS has “Buy” rating and $190.0 target. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, May 26 with “Buy”. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, May 27. The company was maintained on Friday, October 6 by Citigroup. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Williams Capital Group with “Hold”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, October 18 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 5. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of COST in report on Thursday, January 4 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, December 15 with “Hold”.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 selling transactions for $22.24 million activity. 5,000 shares valued at $937,421 were sold by Murphy James P. on Friday, January 5. $573,930 worth of stock was sold by MEISENBACH JOHN W on Thursday, March 1. 12,393 shares were sold by Miller Russell D, worth $2.41M on Thursday, April 19. $2.21M worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares were sold by Rose Timothy L.. Hines Daniel M. had sold 5,000 shares worth $943,080 on Monday, January 8. 5,000 shares were sold by GALANTI RICHARD A, worth $958,087 on Friday, December 22. The insider Vachris Roland Michael sold 5,200 shares worth $977,510.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.21, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 64 investors sold COST shares while 442 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 364 raised stakes. 308.22 million shares or 1.23% more from 304.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. King Luther Capital holds 9,440 shares. Winslow Cap Management Ltd owns 0% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 135 shares. Parsec Fincl Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 1,098 shares. Cap Invest Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 3,359 shares. Dt Ltd Liability has invested 0.03% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Fiera holds 16,326 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Zwj Counsel Inc stated it has 0.13% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Webster National Bank N A has invested 0.52% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Stevens Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.7% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Keybank Association Oh reported 0.43% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Steinberg Glob Asset Management invested 0.13% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 42,165 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Limited Liability Company owns 60,143 shares for 6.15% of their portfolio. Hills National Bank Trust reported 4,659 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Granite holds 0.35% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 30,135 shares.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Livetradingnews.com which released: “Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) Heffx Trading Review” on May 24, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Is the BJ’s IPO a Threat to Costco Wholesale Corporation?” published on May 23, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “A Cost-Saving Breakout Strategy for Costco Wholesale Corporation” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Volvo Offers Employee New Car Pricing to Costco Members” published on May 04, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Trade of the Day: Costco Wholesale Corporation Leads the Breakout” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Bp Plc decreased Republic Services Inc (NYSE:RSG) stake by 82,000 shares to 28,000 valued at $1.89M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Ctrip.Com International (NASDAQ:CTRP) stake by 167,705 shares and now owns 92,995 shares. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) was reduced too.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 1 sale for $138,353 activity. The insider CASH W LARRY bought 5,000 shares worth $56,150. 10,000 shares were bought by Grubbs William J, worth $111,800. Burns William J. also bought $29,800 worth of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRN) on Thursday, May 10. The insider Ducham Frederick Dennis sold $115,097.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its down 1.13, from 2.02 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 20 investors sold Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. shares while 45 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 32.44 million shares or 2.21% less from 33.17 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Alphaone Investment Service Limited Com stated it has 457,438 shares or 1.76% of all its holdings. Invesco holds 0% or 134,413 shares in its portfolio. Assetmark accumulated 0% or 11 shares. Fdx holds 12,723 shares. Northern Trust Corporation reported 0% in Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRN). Pnc Services Grp Inc accumulated 0% or 4,213 shares. Argent Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 194,484 shares. Us Bank De invested in 0% or 52 shares. Bancshares Of Montreal Can accumulated 15,215 shares or 0% of the stock. Legal General Group Public Limited Company has 65,451 shares. Acadian Asset Management Limited Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRN) for 209,874 shares. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRN). Wcm Inv Ca accumulated 79,270 shares. Riverhead Limited Liability has invested 0% of its portfolio in Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCRN). Strs Ohio holds 5,900 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

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