Ferro (FOE) Stock Price Rose While Paradice Investment Management Upped Its Stake; Ciena (CIEN) Valuation Declined While University Of Notre Dame Du Lac Has Upped by $333,396 Its Stake

February 21, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Paradice Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Ferro Corp (FOE) by 46.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paradice Investment Management Llc bought 1.05 million shares as the company’s stock rose 20.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 3.32 million shares of the paints and coatings company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $43.67 million, up from 2.27 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Paradice Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Ferro Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.86B market cap company. The stock increased 0.96% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $22.12. About 24,389 shares traded. Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) has risen 24.49% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.79% the S&P500.

University Of Notre Dame Du Lac increased its stake in Ciena Corp (CIEN) by 8.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. University Of Notre Dame Du Lac bought 15,876 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.35% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 192,763 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.24M, up from 176,887 at the end of the previous reported quarter. University Of Notre Dame Du Lac who had been investing in Ciena Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.33 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $23.16. About 351,689 shares traded. Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has risen 44.43% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Ferro (NYSE:FOE), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Ferro had 13 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, October 12, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Friday, November 10. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, July 31 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Wednesday, September 23. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy” on Tuesday, August 4. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was initiated by Global Hunter Securities with “Accumulate”. The company was upgraded on Monday, June 5 by Longbow. The stock of Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Seaport Global. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 1 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 16 investors sold FOE shares while 64 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 81.19 million shares or 1.94% more from 79.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James And Assocs invested in 102,154 shares. 189,510 are owned by Boston Advisors Ltd. Buckhead Mngmt Limited Co stated it has 196,370 shares. Intrust State Bank Na holds 0.07% or 9,408 shares in its portfolio. Jennison Assocs Ltd Liability Com reported 3.88M shares stake. Copper Rock Capital Partners Limited Co invested in 1.48 million shares. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt owns 501,980 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Bancshares Of America Corporation De accumulated 164,513 shares or 0% of the stock. Phocas Fincl stated it has 1.17% of its portfolio in Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE). Wells Fargo And Co Mn holds 0% or 193,898 shares. Smithfield Trust Com has 570 shares. Teton Advsrs accumulated 1.20 million shares. Los Angeles Capital Equity invested 0% of its portfolio in Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE). Wasatch Advisors Inc holds 133,648 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Skyline Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership has 2.65% invested in Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE).

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $1.43 million activity. The insider Duesenberg Mark Hugo sold $421,000. $297,636 worth of Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) was sold by Schlater Benjamin.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 46 investors sold CIEN shares while 79 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 148.04 million shares or 3.07% more from 143.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Loomis Sayles And Limited Partnership holds 0% or 734 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 769 shares. Paloma Partners holds 0.01% or 17,551 shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has invested 0.02% in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). Howe & Rusling accumulated 7,175 shares. Shannon River Fund Mgmt Lc accumulated 250,953 shares or 1.8% of the stock. Glenmede Na has invested 0% in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). Prelude Management Limited Company has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). First Manhattan Company accumulated 47,170 shares. Federated Invsts Pa has invested 0.04% in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN). Wellington Mgmt Gru Llp holds 7.32 million shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Llc owns 210,272 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Suffolk Limited Liability Company has 0.11% invested in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) for 36,419 shares. Cornerstone Advisors holds 199 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) for 49,996 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Ciena (NYSE:CIEN), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Ciena had 80 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, December 14 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, April 8 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, September 2. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, December 21. Northland Capital maintained Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) rating on Monday, September 25. Northland Capital has “Buy” rating and $28.0 target. M Partners maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 9 report. The stock of Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, March 16. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, June 3 by Citigroup. As per Friday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, December 8.

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