Equitec Specialists Has Upped Western Digital (Put) (WDC) Position by $5.43 Million; Stock Price Rose; Diebold Nxdf (DBD) Market Value Declined While Skyline Asset Management LP Lifted Holding by $1.87 Million

January 18, 2018 - By Neil V. Hobbs

Skyline Asset Management Lp increased its stake in Diebold Nxdf Inc (DBD) by 12.3% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skyline Asset Management Lp bought 85,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.62% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 776,700 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $17.75M, up from 691,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skyline Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Diebold Nxdf Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.38B market cap company. The stock increased 1.67% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $18.3. About 1.44M shares traded or 6.08% up from the average. Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) has risen 12.54% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

Equitec Specialists Llc increased its stake in Western Digital Corp (Put) (WDC) by 1213.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Equitec Specialists Llc bought 63,100 shares as the company’s stock rose 15.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 68,300 shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.90M, up from 5,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Equitec Specialists Llc who had been investing in Western Digital Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $25.19B market cap company. The stock increased 1.53% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $85.16. About 4.40 million shares traded or 10.63% up from the average. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.

Skyline Asset Management Lp, which manages about $1.24B and $1.26 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hope Bancorp Inc by 72,100 shares to 864,600 shares, valued at $15.31M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Korn Ferry Intl (NYSE:KFY) by 15,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 460,700 shares, and cut its stake in Benchmark Electrs Inc (NYSE:BHE).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $66,978 activity.

Among 9 analysts covering Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Diebold Inc had 25 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital given on Wednesday, September 16. Lake Street maintained Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) on Thursday, July 6 with “Buy” rating. Northcoast upgraded the shares of DBD in report on Monday, January 25 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Lake Street. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Monday, August 15 with “Neutral”. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, August 8. The stock of Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Feltl Co.. J.P. Morgan upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 16 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 42 investors sold DBD shares while 56 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 81.54 million shares or 3.25% more from 78.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 12,775 are owned by Riverpoint Limited. Hsbc Hldg Public Ltd Co has invested 0% in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). State Street owns 2.45 million shares for 0% of their portfolio. National Bank & Trust Of America De reported 0% stake. Salem Investment Counselors stated it has 0% in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). Cna holds 0.26% or 45,805 shares in its portfolio. Geode Lc has invested 0.01% in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). Moreover, Nordea Investment Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). Barclays Public Limited Co invested 0% in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). Lapides Asset Mgmt Lc invested 2.61% of its portfolio in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). 120,157 are held by Metropolitan Life Ins New York. North Star Investment Management holds 460 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tiedemann Wealth Limited Liability reported 0.01% in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD). Weaver C Barksdale And Associate holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) for 1,100 shares. Fund Mngmt has 38,300 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Among 35 analysts covering Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Western Digital had 149 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Friday, May 13 to “Underperform”. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, April 11 by JP Morgan. As per Wednesday, December 7, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 11. Benchmark maintained it with “Buy” rating and $90 target in Thursday, July 30 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 27 by Morgan Stanley. Cowen & Co maintained Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) on Wednesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $6.56 million activity. BHATIA MANISH H sold 20,130 shares worth $1.66 million. $1.21 million worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) was sold by DeMaria Jacqueline. The insider CORDANO MICHAEL D sold 3,670 shares worth $302,975. Shares for $263,330 were sold by Sivaram Srinivasan.

Investors sentiment is 1.12 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 65 investors sold WDC shares while 212 reduced holdings. only 69 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. 240.32 million shares or 2.88% more from 233.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cambridge Inv Research Advsr accumulated 12,754 shares. Schwab Charles Invest holds 0.09% or 1.19 million shares in its portfolio. Toronto Dominion Financial Bank invested in 111,700 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Congress Asset Management Company Ma holds 0.1% or 71,867 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management Incorporated owns 21,153 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Management owns 438,258 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia invested in 433,072 shares. Moreover, Apriem Advsrs has 1.2% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Cibc World Mkts has 4,148 shares. Invesco Ltd stated it has 0.11% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Harvest Capital Strategies Llc reported 5.36% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Atlantic Ltd Liability Com reported 0.01% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). The Alabama-based 10 has invested 3.1% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). First Eagle Management Ltd Liability Com accumulated 419,988 shares. Profit Investment Management Ltd Llc has 4,417 shares for 0.33% of their portfolio.

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