Oaktop Capital Management Ii LP Holding in Amber Rd Com (AMBR) Lifted by $1.32 Million; Carlson Capital LP Lowered Position in Suntrust Bks (STI) as Share Price Rose

April 23, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Oaktop Capital Management Ii Lp increased its stake in Amber Rd Inc Com (AMBR) by 15.7% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oaktop Capital Management Ii Lp bought 187,879 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.06% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 1.38 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.16 million, up from 1.20M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oaktop Capital Management Ii Lp who had been investing in Amber Rd Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $233.47M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $8.55. About 6,215 shares traded. Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) has risen 11.79% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.24% the S&P500.

Clint Carlson decreased its stake in Suntrust Bks Inc (STI) by 61.48% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carlson Capital LP sold 264,723 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.41% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Clint Carlson held 165,844 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.71 million, down from 430,567 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carlson Capital LP who had been investing in Suntrust Bks Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $31.47 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.355 during the last trading session, reaching $67.195. About 915,222 shares traded. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has risen 22.73% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.18% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.61 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.6 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 6 investors sold AMBR shares while 22 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 20.06 million shares or 2.39% more from 19.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 1.30M are owned by Gagnon Secs Lc. Manufacturers Life Ins Com The reported 0% stake. The Massachusetts-based Geode Capital Management Lc has invested 0% in Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR). Citigroup Inc invested in 0% or 2,016 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) for 22,854 shares. Aqr Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has 0% invested in Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) for 10,036 shares. Whetstone Capital Advsrs Ltd owns 629,652 shares or 2.06% of their US portfolio. Mufg Americas owns 170 shares. 1,402 were reported by Tower Rech Capital Ltd Liability (Trc). California-based Los Angeles Capital Mngmt And Equity Rech has invested 0% in Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR). Meeder Asset Mngmt Inc has 189 shares. 662,366 are owned by Gagnon Advisors Ltd Llc. 151,483 were reported by Tiverton Asset Mgmt Ltd. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Ltd Liability accumulated 0.01% or 71,806 shares. Parametric Port Assoc Limited Co invested in 10,991 shares or 0% of the stock.

Among 7 analysts covering Amber Road (NYSE:AMBR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Amber Road had 19 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, August 7. Ladenburg maintained the shares of AMBR in report on Monday, June 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 15 by Raymond James. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of AMBR in report on Sunday, July 30 with “Buy” rating. FBR Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $12 target in Friday, August 5 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Monday, June 20. Canaccord Genuity downgraded Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) on Friday, February 16 to “Hold” rating. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The stock of Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2. The stock of Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE:AMBR) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 5 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $14,620 activity.

Since January 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.29 million activity. Johnson Susan S sold $255,737 worth of stock. Lienhard Jerome T sold $507,911 worth of stock or 29,248 shares.

Among 34 analysts covering Suntrust Banks Inc. (NYSE:STI), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Suntrust Banks Inc. had 113 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, September 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, October 11 by FBR Capital. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 12 to “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 19. Susquehanna maintained it with “Hold” rating and $70.0 target in Friday, January 19 report. The stock of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 22 by FBR Capital. The stock of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 8 by Bernstein. Robert W. Baird upgraded the shares of STI in report on Tuesday, August 25 to “Underperform” rating. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 30 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 38 investors sold STI shares while 239 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 202 raised stakes. 381.57 million shares or 1.65% more from 375.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wealthfront Inc accumulated 0.02% or 22,939 shares. Cookson Peirce Com Inc has 200,378 shares for 1.21% of their portfolio. One National Association owns 66,424 shares. Pggm Invs invested in 518,500 shares. Moreover, Fifth Third Natl Bank has 0% invested in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) for 4,771 shares. Virtu Financial has 4,521 shares. 24,425 were reported by First Quadrant Lp Ca. Panagora Asset has 0.14% invested in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) for 577,872 shares. Catawba Capital Va holds 17,928 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Btc Cap stated it has 0.39% of its portfolio in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). Farmers And Merchants Inc holds 0% or 182 shares. Putnam Fl Invest Management Communication has 79,753 shares. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership stated it has 42,069 shares. Northern Trust Corporation stated it has 0.09% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). Glg Ptnrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.43% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI).

Carlson Capital L P, which manages about $20.59 billion and $5.88 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lipocine Inc New (NASDAQ:LPCN) by 170,000 shares to 670,000 shares, valued at $2.31 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Visa Inc (NYSE:V) by 42,651 shares in the quarter, for a total of 770,059 shares, and has risen its stake in Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK).

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