Price T Rowe Associates Lowered U S Physical Therapy (USPH) Holding; Shorts at DFDS A /S COPENHAGEN ORDINARY SHARES DE (DFDDF) Lowered By 19.83%

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Price T Rowe Associates Inc decreased U S Physical Therapy Inc (USPH) stake by 1.31% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Price T Rowe Associates Inc sold 16,182 shares as U S Physical Therapy Inc (USPH)’s stock rose 13.34%. The Price T Rowe Associates Inc holds 1.22M shares with $88.28M value, down from 1.24M last quarter. U S Physical Therapy Inc now has $1.16B valuation. The stock increased 2.67% or $2.39 during the last trading session, reaching $91.89. About 47,645 shares traded. U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) has risen 26.09% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.54% the S&P500.

DFDS A /S COPENHAGEN ORDINARY SHARES DE (OTCMKTS:DFDDF) had a decrease of 19.83% in short interest. DFDDF’s SI was 9,700 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 19.83% from 12,100 shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 97 days are for DFDS A /S COPENHAGEN ORDINARY SHARES DE (OTCMKTS:DFDDF)’s short sellers to cover DFDDF’s short positions. The SI to DFDS A /S COPENHAGEN ORDINARY SHARES DE’s float is 0.02%. It closed at $63.59 lastly. It is up 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

DFDS A/S provides ferry shipping services and transport solutions in Europe. The company has market cap of $3.76 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Shipping and Logistics. It has a 13.38 P/E ratio. The Shipping division operates ro-ro and ro-pax tonnage ships, and passenger ships, as well as offers port terminal services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.29, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 21 investors sold USPH shares while 46 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 11.23 million shares or 3.00% more from 10.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Smith Asset Mngmt Lp has invested 0.01% in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH). Victory Cap, Ohio-based fund reported 21,626 shares. Howe & Rusling has invested 0% in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH). Moreover, Crawford Counsel has 0.14% invested in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH). Scout stated it has 80,570 shares. Public Sector Pension Board invested in 0% or 7,873 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% of its portfolio in U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) for 42,560 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 2,514 shares. Bard Associates Inc reported 73,748 shares or 2.55% of all its holdings. Credit Suisse Ag reported 11,610 shares. Martingale Asset Management L P, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 14,400 shares. California State Teachers Retirement holds 19,080 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 27,335 were accumulated by Bahl Gaynor. 230 were accumulated by Huntington Bancshares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 0.02% or 17,811 shares.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $4.22 million activity. MCAFEE LAWRANCE W sold 2,000 shares worth $172,120. Trier Clayton also sold $305,873 worth of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) shares. Another trade for 2,743 shares valued at $236,191 was made by McDowell Glenn on Monday, March 12. Shares for $519,153 were sold by Harris Bernard A Jr. PULLINS JERALD L sold $527,894 worth of stock. READING CHRISTOPHER J also sold $1.04 million worth of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) on Friday, March 9.

Analysts await U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) to report earnings on May, 3 before the open. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, up 7.84% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.51 per share. USPH’s profit will be $6.97M for 41.77 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual earnings per share reported by U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.24% EPS growth.

Among 5 analysts covering U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. U.S. Physical Therapy had 13 analyst reports since November 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barrington Research upgraded U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) on Friday, November 4 to “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, November 6, the company rating was downgraded by Barrington Research. The stock of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) earned “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Friday, September 8. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Barrington Research to “Outperform” on Friday, May 6. The stock has “Hold” rating by Barrington on Friday, November 3. The rating was upgraded by Barrington on Monday, July 3 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, June 29. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy” on Monday, July 24.

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