Deprince Race & Zollo Lifted Charter Finl Md (CHFN) Stake; 8point3 Energy Partners LP – Class A Shares (CAFD) Shorts Down By 1.92%

May 18, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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8point3 Energy Partners LP – Class A Shares (NASDAQ:CAFD) had a decrease of 1.92% in short interest. CAFD’s SI was 327,200 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 1.92% from 333,600 shares previously. With 289,700 avg volume, 1 days are for 8point3 Energy Partners LP – Class A Shares (NASDAQ:CAFD)’s short sellers to cover CAFD’s short positions. The SI to 8point3 Energy Partners LP – Class A Shares’s float is 1.27%. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $12.1. About 30,411 shares traded. 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:CAFD) has declined 10.57% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.12% the S&P500.

Deprince Race & Zollo Inc increased Charter Finl Corp Md (CHFN) stake by 108.76% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc acquired 119,308 shares as Charter Finl Corp Md (CHFN)’s stock rose 13.04%. The Deprince Race & Zollo Inc holds 229,006 shares with $4.02M value, up from 109,698 last quarter. Charter Finl Corp Md now has $369.49 million valuation. The stock increased 1.36% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $25.38. About 32,751 shares traded. Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN) has risen 6.01% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.54% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Charter Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CHFN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Charter Financial Corp had 5 analyst reports since September 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 27 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Buy” on Monday, September 21. As per Monday, November 7, the company rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Sandler O’Neill maintained Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN) on Wednesday, March 28 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.31, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 10 investors sold CHFN shares while 28 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 9.70 million shares or 1.02% more from 9.60 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 20,308 are held by Mackenzie. Price T Rowe Assoc Incorporated Md stated it has 0% in Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN). Bessemer Group owns 28,025 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Seizert Prns Ltd Co invested in 233,505 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Tower Research Cap Ltd (Trc) stated it has 2,035 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase And has invested 0% in Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN). Mutual Of America Mgmt Limited Com reported 277,728 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Cornerstone Cap Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 40,090 shares or 0% of the stock. Private Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested 2.31% of its portfolio in Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN). First Advsr LP reported 30,940 shares. 70,884 are held by Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Lc holds 60,564 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio invested in 0% or 10,800 shares. 1,848 are owned by Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership. Century Cos holds 30,472 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

More recent Charter Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Charter Financial Declares Increased Quarterly Cash Dividend” on April 24, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Charter Financial Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings of $5.2 Million” on April 24, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “WEISSLAW LLP Investigates Charter Financial Corp. Acquisition” with publication date: April 25, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Deprince Race & Zollo Inc decreased Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) stake by 44,330 shares to 334,657 valued at $35.79 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Interface Inc (NASDAQ:TILE) stake by 295,793 shares and now owns 1.11 million shares. Lyondellbasell Industries N (NYSE:LYB) was reduced too.

Among 17 analysts covering 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:CAFD), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 12% are positive. 8point3 Energy Partners LP had 47 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:CAFD) rating on Wednesday, September 21. UBS has “Sell” rating and $14 target. The stock of 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:CAFD) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Oppenheimer. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of CAFD in report on Tuesday, January 9 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Hold” on Wednesday, March 28. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, October 17 to “Neutral”. Barclays Capital initiated 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:CAFD) on Tuesday, September 1 with “Equal Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 19. As per Monday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock of 8point3 Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:CAFD) earned “Market Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, April 6. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, October 5 with “Neutral”.

8point3 Energy Partners LP, together with its subsidiaries, acquires, owns, and operates solar energy generation projects in the United States. The company has market cap of $957.03 million. As of November 30, 2016, it owned interests in nine utility-scale solar energy projects; and four commercial and industrial solar energy projects, as well as a portfolio of residential distributed generation solar assets with a total capacity of 642 megawatts. 8point3 General Partner, LLC serves as the general partner of the company. It has a 29.8 P/E ratio.

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