Costar Group (CSGP) Holder Wildcat Capital Management Has Decreased Holding as Share Value Rose; Golub Group Raised Stake in Grainger W W (GWW) by $9.49 Million as Share Value Declined

February 23, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Golub Group Llc increased its stake in Grainger W W Inc (GWW) by 44.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Golub Group Llc bought 53,041 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.42% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 170,965 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $30.73 million, up from 117,924 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Golub Group Llc who had been investing in Grainger W W Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.85B market cap company. The stock increased 0.69% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $263.6. About 683,780 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has declined 21.15% since February 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.85% the S&P500.

Wildcat Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Costar Group Inc (CSGP) by 2.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wildcat Capital Management Llc sold 4,845 shares as the company’s stock rose 21.01% with the market. The institutional investor held 176,827 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $47.43 million, down from 181,672 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wildcat Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Costar Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.71 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $351.58. About 355,536 shares traded or 50.70% up from the average. CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) has risen 29.48% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.78% the S&P500.

Wildcat Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.03B and $557.63 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sabine Royalty Trust (NYSE:SBR) by 111,495 shares to 186,000 shares, valued at $7.53 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.32, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 19 investors sold CSGP shares while 88 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 33.56 million shares or 9.65% more from 30.60 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tocqueville Asset Management Ltd Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP). Td Asset reported 33,394 shares. Sandhill Capital Prtn Llc invested in 1.72% or 32,839 shares. Pictet Asset Management reported 10,700 shares. Efg Asset Mngmt (Americas) Corp owns 1,697 shares. Strs Ohio reported 0.06% stake. British Columbia, a British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 14,065 shares. Credit Agricole S A has invested 0% in CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP). Rice Hall James And Assocs Ltd owns 2,152 shares. Marsico Capital Management Limited Company accumulated 23,131 shares. Brown Advisory Inc holds 0.02% or 19,574 shares in its portfolio. Nomura invested 0% in CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP). Disciplined Growth Investors Mn holds 40,250 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Regions Fin has 0.01% invested in CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) for 1,889 shares. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP).

Among 11 analysts covering CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. CoStar Group had 19 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, October 20. The stock of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Stephens. The stock of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 18. Needham maintained CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, December 20 report. The stock of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) earned “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan on Tuesday, December 12. The company was initiated on Monday, August 22 by Needham. The stock of CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks. SunTrust maintained the shares of CSGP in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 5 by Bank of America.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 sales for $2.22 million activity. Robbins Paige K sold 346 shares worth $70,000. Brown Laura D had sold 9,158 shares worth $2.13M on Thursday, January 11. 195 W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) shares with value of $50,020 were bought by Watson Lucas E.

Among 20 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 4 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. W.W. Grainger had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 26 report. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 18. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $185 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, May 15 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) on Monday, July 10 with “Sell” rating. The stock of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Monday, August 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by Credit Suisse. Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $264.0 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, March 8 with “Buy”.

Golub Group Llc, which manages about $1.01B and $1.08B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wells Fargo Co New (NYSE:WFC) by 335,175 shares to 27,562 shares, valued at $1.52 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

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