Rainier Investment Management Has Lifted Natus Medical Del (BABY) Holding By $647,140; Wageworks (WAGE)’s Sentiment Is 1.58

May 21, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Rainier Investment Management Llc increased Natus Medical Inc Del (BABY) stake by 25.74% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Rainier Investment Management Llc acquired 17,030 shares as Natus Medical Inc Del (BABY)’s stock declined 13.23%. The Rainier Investment Management Llc holds 83,180 shares with $3.18 million value, up from 66,150 last quarter. Natus Medical Inc Del now has $1.17 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $35.3. About 42,750 shares traded. Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) has declined 13.34% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.89% the S&P500.

Wageworks Inc (WAGE) investors sentiment decreased to 1.58 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.30, from 1.88 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 112 funds opened new and increased positions, while 71 reduced and sold their stakes in Wageworks Inc. The funds in our database now possess: 41.49 million shares, up from 41.12 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Wageworks Inc in top ten positions increased from 5 to 7 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 54 Increased: 81 New Position: 31.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.76 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 19 investors sold BABY shares while 78 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 30.91 million shares or 1.01% more from 30.60 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Jefferies Group Limited Liability Company, a New York-based fund reported 5,584 shares. Intrust Bancshares Na reported 7,425 shares. Fort Washington Advsrs Oh holds 272,900 shares. Global X Mngmt Limited Liability Com accumulated 587 shares. Bessemer invested 0% of its portfolio in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). 32,171 are held by Comerica Natl Bank. Parametric Port Assoc Limited Liability Company accumulated 85,031 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 24,505 shares. Northern Trust holds 0% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) or 485,616 shares. Farmers Merchants Inc reported 0% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Moreover, Arrowmark Colorado Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.16% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd holds 0% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) or 287,270 shares. First Interstate Savings Bank stated it has 0% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Moreover, Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 8,057 shares. Public Sector Pension Board has 0% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 19,710 shares.

Since March 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $6.31 million activity. HAWKINS JAMES B sold $5.35M worth of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) on Monday, April 30. $511,729 worth of stock was sold by CHUNG DONG CHUNE CHRISTOPHER on Monday, May 7. 9,375 shares were sold by Noll Austin Francis III, worth $315,938 on Wednesday, May 9. Shares for $126,700 were sold by LUDLUM KEN.

More notable recent Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Natus Medical Files Definitive Proxy Materials” on May 18, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Natus Medical Announces First Quarter Financial Results” published on April 25, 2018, Digitaljournal.com published: “Voce Capital Files Definitive Natus Proxy” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Natus Medical, Aptevo Therapeutics, Revlon, Silgan, Resources Connection …” published on April 30, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Natus Medical (BABY) Confirms Receipt of Notice of Voce Capital’s Intent to Nominate Director Candidates” with publication date: April 23, 2018.

Among 5 analysts covering Natus Medical (NASDAQ:BABY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Natus Medical had 11 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by TH Capital. The stock of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by Roth Capital. As per Thursday, February 2, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 27. TH Capital maintained the shares of BABY in report on Thursday, July 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, September 13 by Raymond James. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 22 by TH Capital. As per Monday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Tuesday, October 4. The firm has “Hold” rating by William Blair given on Monday, January 8.

Rainier Investment Management Llc decreased Norwegian Cruise Line Hldgs (NASDAQ:NCLH) stake by 23,030 shares to 65,940 valued at $3.51 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Brunswick Corp (NYSE:BC) stake by 11,760 shares and now owns 37,520 shares. American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (NYSE:AWK) was reduced too.

WageWorks, Inc. engages in administering consumer-directed benefits , which empower employees to save money on taxes, as well as provides corporate tax advantages for employers in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.80 billion. It administers CDBs, including pre-tax spending accounts, such as health savings accounts (HSAs), health and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs), and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), as well as offers commuter benefit services, including transit and parking programs, wellness programs, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, and other employee benefits. It has a 38.64 P/E ratio. As of September 13, 2017, it had approximately 6.5 million employee participants from approximately 100,000 employer clients.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of WageWorks’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating WageWorks, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $74.0 while the high is $86.0. The stock’s average target of $80 is 76.21% above today’s ($45.4) share price. WAGE was included in 3 notes of analysts from November 10, 2016. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 10 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) on Friday, January 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Chardan Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 30.

Another recent and important WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Kaskela Law LLC: Shareholder Class Action Filed Against WageWorks, Inc. – WAGE” on May 04, 2018.

The stock increased 1.00% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $45.4. About 130,834 shares traded. WageWorks, Inc. (WAGE) has declined 36.26% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.81% the S&P500.

Falcon Point Capital Llc holds 3.46% of its portfolio in WageWorks, Inc. for 331,025 shares. Df Dent & Co Inc owns 2.06 million shares or 3.21% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Summit Creek Advisors Llc has 3.14% invested in the company for 269,438 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc has invested 2.85% in the stock. Ranger Investment Management L.P., a Texas-based fund reported 565,546 shares.

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