Lagoda Investment Management LP Stake in Digimarc New (DMRC) Has Decreased by $591,732; Logan Capital Management Has Raised Its Stake in Unitedhealth Group Com (UNH) by $621,500 as Stock Price Declined

May 18, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Lagoda Investment Management Lp decreased its stake in Digimarc Corp New (DMRC) by 2.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lagoda Investment Management Lp sold 16,437 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.51% with the market. The institutional investor held 670,859 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $24.25M, down from 687,296 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lagoda Investment Management Lp who had been investing in Digimarc Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $322.47M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.89% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $28.55. About 67,240 shares traded. Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) has declined 1.96% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.51% the S&P500.

Logan Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc Com (UNH) by 11.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Logan Capital Management Inc bought 2,825 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.93% with the market. The institutional investor held 27,829 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $6.14 million, up from 25,004 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Logan Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Unitedhealth Group Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $233.48B market cap company. The stock increased 0.51% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $242.96. About 2.42 million shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.42% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.87% the S&P500.

More important recent UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “UnitedHealthcare forms group to reach Fayetteville area” on May 08, 2018, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “UnitedHealth Group Inc Rides High but Faces Challenges”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Morgan Stanley selects 30 stocks for a three-year sideways market” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Had a Bang-Up Quarter, And It’s Not Done Yet” with publication date: April 20, 2018.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $32.64 million activity. Shares for $5.08M were sold by RENFRO LARRY C. HOOPER MICHELE J sold $2.38 million worth of stock or 10,000 shares. On Friday, January 19 Shine Kenneth Irwin sold $48,025 worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) or 198 shares. On Tuesday, January 23 the insider BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold $2.46M. 5,820 shares were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R, worth $1.40M. Nelson Steven H also sold $3.28 million worth of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) shares.

Among 27 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 88 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Cowen & Co. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. Barclays Capital maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) rating on Wednesday, July 19. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $217 target. JP Morgan initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, September 16 report. On Thursday, June 16 the stock rating was initiated by Bernstein with “Outperform”. Cleveland initiated UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Friday, April 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 19. The stock has “Buy” rating by Leerink Swann on Wednesday, October 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, July 13.

Logan Capital Management Inc, which manages about $2.06B and $1.43 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc Com (NYSE:PM) by 11,627 shares to 144,211 shares, valued at $15.24 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 366,539 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 493,327 shares, and cut its stake in Starbucks Corp Com (NASDAQ:SBUX).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold UNH shares while 538 reduced holdings. 138 funds opened positions while 426 raised stakes. 806.07 million shares or 0.60% less from 810.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Grp One Trading Limited Partnership accumulated 1,803 shares or 0% of the stock. Icon Advisers Inc reported 0.36% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Santa Barbara Asset Mgmt Lc reported 1.00M shares. Dorsey & Whitney Tru Communication Lc holds 16,716 shares or 0.68% of its portfolio. Whalerock Point Prns Limited Liability reported 2,283 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Hanson Mcclain, California-based fund reported 1,416 shares. Moreover, Capital Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.08% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) for 5,381 shares. Moreover, Coho Ptnrs Ltd has 5.13% invested in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Zeke Advsr Limited Liability reported 0.56% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Sns Fincl Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.47% or 8,844 shares. Founders Fincl Limited reported 1,148 shares. Wealth Architects Limited Company stated it has 2,958 shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. Asset Mgmt One Communications invested 0.76% of its portfolio in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Clinton Group Incorporated Inc owns 34,733 shares or 0.67% of their US portfolio. Gamco Invsts Inc Et Al holds 0.07% or 49,944 shares in its portfolio.

More important recent Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Digimarc Announces Support for SmartLabelĀ®” on May 14, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Digimarc Sets May 2018 Financial Conference Schedule”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Needham lowers its Digimarc target to 30% upside” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Digimarc (DMRC) Enters Pact with Microsoft to Integrate Scanning Software in Windows 10 Operating System” with publication date: April 27, 2018.

Analysts await Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $-0.81 EPS, down 19.12% or $0.13 from last year’s $-0.68 per share. After $-0.72 actual EPS reported by Digimarc Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.38, from 2.31 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 5 investors sold DMRC shares while 23 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 17 raised stakes. 5.70 million shares or 1.10% more from 5.64 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP has invested 0% in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). California Public Employees Retirement holds 15,600 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can reported 3,324 shares stake. Connors Investor Serv holds 0.07% or 13,060 shares in its portfolio. Fifth Third Savings Bank holds 0% or 610 shares in its portfolio. Wealthtrust holds 0.09% in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) or 5,345 shares. Legal And General Public Limited Com reported 2,597 shares. Vanguard Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) for 465,201 shares. Qci Asset Mgmt Inc Ny holds 0% of its portfolio in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) for 500 shares. Clearbridge Investments Ltd Co invested in 0% or 228 shares. 8,023 are held by Manufacturers Life The. Lafitte Mgmt LP reported 0.2% stake. Granite Invest Prtnrs Ltd Liability reported 28,965 shares. New York-based Goldman Sachs Gru has invested 0% in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). Citigroup stated it has 0% in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC).

Among 7 analysts covering Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Digimarc had 19 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, September 9. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was initiated by FBR Capital with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 24. The stock of Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, October 27. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50.0 target in Thursday, September 14 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, July 24 by Imperial Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 27. Craig Hallum downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, July 7 report. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Thursday, February 23.

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