Rock Point Advisors Decreased Holding in Hortonworks (HDP) as Stock Price Declined; Wellcare Health Plans (WCG) Shareholder Legal & General Group Plc Lifted Stake by $847,014 as Share Price Declined

May 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in Wellcare Health Plans Inc (WCG) by 7.11% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Legal & General Group Plc bought 4,214 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.59% with the market. The institutional investor held 63,462 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $12.77M, up from 59,248 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Legal & General Group Plc who had been investing in Wellcare Health Plans Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.77B market cap company. The stock increased 0.51% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $218.2. About 236,747 shares traded. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) has risen 36.99% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.44% the S&P500.

Rock Point Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Hortonworks Inc (HDP) by 10.34% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rock Point Advisors Llc sold 28,755 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.08% with the market. The institutional investor held 249,270 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.01M, down from 278,025 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Rock Point Advisors Llc who had been investing in Hortonworks Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.53% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $16.68. About 1.03 million shares traded or 5.82% up from the average. Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) has risen 111.22% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 99.67% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.99, from 2.24 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 20 investors sold HDP shares while 40 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 44.28 million shares or 17.78% more from 37.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sei has 0% invested in Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP). Masters Capital Limited Liability holds 0.1% or 200,000 shares. Axa reported 10,400 shares. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust holds 0.33% or 16,000 shares. 65,705 were accumulated by Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada. Cornerstone Management Hldg Ltd Liability Com invested in 0.02% or 177,000 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp invested in 7,686 shares or 0% of the stock. Macquarie Grp Inc Limited holds 0% in Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) or 82,209 shares. Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 331,231 shares. Osterweis Cap Mgmt Incorporated reported 176,225 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein LP has invested 0% of its portfolio in Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP). Rock Point Ltd Liability accumulated 2.34% or 249,270 shares. Castleark Management Ltd Co stated it has 0.49% of its portfolio in Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP). Wellington Mngmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 118,827 shares.

More recent Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Penn National Gaming, Hortonworks, Tempur Sealy …” on May 14, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Hortonworks: Time For A Rebound” on May 14, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Hortonworks +1.7% on Q1 beats, upside guidance” with publication date: May 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $-0.54 EPS, up 37.93% or $0.33 from last year’s $-0.87 per share. After $-0.55 actual EPS reported by Hortonworks, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.82% EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Hortonworks (NASDAQ:HDP), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Hortonworks had 74 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 15 by Drexel Hamilton. On Friday, March 9 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. Northland Capital maintained the shares of HDP in report on Tuesday, October 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Tuesday, August 1. Rosenblatt maintained the shares of HDP in report on Monday, June 12 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 11 by Susquehanna. On Friday, August 4 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”.

Among 19 analysts covering Wellcare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE:WCG), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Wellcare Health Plans Inc. had 53 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, February 22 by JP Morgan. Morgan Stanley initiated WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) on Wednesday, June 7 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) earned “Buy” rating by MUFG Securities Americas Inc on Thursday, September 21. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 1. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 13. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, December 13 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $235.0 target in Tuesday, February 6 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, December 18. As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald.

More notable recent WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “WellCare Announces Appearance At Investor Conference” on May 08, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “How Tampa Bay’s startup community compares to the rest of the world” published on May 07, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Kiran Patel’s latest big deal is worth more than five times the sale of WellCare” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Aetna (AET) Trump Proposal Unlikely To Impact Managed Care – Cantor Fitzgerald” published on May 14, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “WellCare Health Plans (WCG) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

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