Luxor Capital Group LP Raised Amazon Com (Call) (AMZN) Holding by $48.77 Million; Stock Price Rose; Citigroup (C) Valuation Rose While Swift Run Capital Management Lowered Position by $3.42 Million

February 24, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Tim Mullen decreased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Swift Run Capital Management Llc sold 47,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.55% with the market. The hedge fund run by Tim Mullen held 2,500 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $182,000, down from 50,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Swift Run Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $198.08 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.06% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $77.08. About 12.48 million shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500.

Christian Leone increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (Call) (AMZN) by 126.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Luxor Capital Group Lp bought 50,751 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.58% with the market. The hedge fund run by Christian Leone held 91,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $87.48 million, up from 40,249 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Luxor Capital Group Lp who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $726.16B market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $14.66 during the last trading session, reaching $1500. About 4.42 million shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Analysts await Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) to report earnings on April, 12. They expect $1.61 earnings per share, up 18.38% or $0.25 from last year’s $1.36 per share. C’s profit will be $4.14 billion for 11.97 P/E if the $1.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.28 actual earnings per share reported by Citigroup Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.78% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 56 investors sold C shares while 400 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes. 2.04 billion shares or 0.42% more from 2.03 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pring Turner Grp invested 3.01% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Raymond James Services holds 238,430 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. 686,461 were accumulated by Voloridge Investment Mngmt Limited. The New York-based Quinn Opportunity Ltd Liability has invested 3.32% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). 4,031 were accumulated by Vident Advisory Limited Company. Kemnay Advisory Inc stated it has 0.35% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Roundview Cap Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 1.39% or 71,093 shares. Pittenger And Anderson owns 56,185 shares for 0.37% of their portfolio. Neville Rodie Shaw holds 7,015 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards Company holds 0.05% or 5,695 shares. Old Second Bankshares Of Aurora holds 400 shares. Spirit Of America Management Ny owns 12,300 shares. Blair William And Il stated it has 260,854 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Palisade Mgmt Limited Liability Corp Nj invested in 7,470 shares. Duff Phelps Mgmt Co holds 0.03% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) or 30,821 shares.

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 19 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 116 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer on Thursday, November 9 to “Market Perform”. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 25. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $78 target in Monday, July 17 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on Tuesday, January 5 to “Sector Weight” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 2 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. Vetr downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $56.66 target in Thursday, August 6 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 9. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, March 14 by Barclays Capital.

Among 54 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 51 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 275 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Guggenheim maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Mizuho. The rating was initiated by William Blair on Friday, June 10 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, October 28. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Maxim Group. As per Friday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Tuesday, August 15 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Wednesday, July 12 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Highland Management Ltd Liability has 5,850 shares for 0.45% of their portfolio. Boys Arnold & Commerce Inc accumulated 873 shares. Spinnaker Trust owns 339 shares. Vanguard Group Inc holds 1.23% or 27.36 million shares in its portfolio. Maine-based Portland Global Advisors Lc has invested 0.32% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Hanson Mcclain has 292 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Shoker Inv Counsel Inc stated it has 333 shares. Manning And Napier Advsrs Lc holds 1.53% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 185,757 shares. Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia holds 0.71% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 126,962 shares. Melvin Management Limited Partnership reported 4.71% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Carroll Associates holds 851 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Pnc Finance Ser Group Inc has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Greenbrier Prtnrs Cap Management Limited Co reported 30,000 shares. Truepoint invested in 0.06% or 572,965 shares. Jfs Wealth Ltd Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Luxor Capital Group Lp, which manages about $10.73 billion and $1.70B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Grubhub Inc (NYSE:GRUB) by 543,498 shares to 2.44 million shares, valued at $128.68M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Dhx Media Ltd by 120,331 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.40M shares, and cut its stake in C&J Energy Svcs Inc New.

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