Rockwell Collins (COL) Market Value Rose While Yakira Capital Management Lifted Position; Akorn (AKRX) Market Valuation Declined While Omni Partners Llp Trimmed Position

April 25, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Omni Partners Llp decreased its stake in Akorn Inc (AKRX) by 11.27% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Omni Partners Llp sold 43,564 shares as the company’s stock declined 40.46% with the market. The hedge fund held 343,008 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $11.06 million, down from 386,572 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Omni Partners Llp who had been investing in Akorn Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.72B market cap company. The stock increased 3.63% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $13.72. About 3.01M shares traded or 26.93% up from the average. Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) has declined 20.35% since April 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.90% the S&P500.

Yakira Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Rockwell Collins Inc (COL) by 200% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Yakira Capital Management Inc bought 20,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.65% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 30,000 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.07 million, up from 10,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Yakira Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Rockwell Collins Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $21.77 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $132.8. About 1.16 million shares traded. Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has risen 39.79% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.24% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:AKRX), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Akorn Inc had 42 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna given on Tuesday, July 21. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 26 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 18 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, October 20. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) rating on Friday, November 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $24 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, October 27. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, August 8 with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, September 29, the company rating was initiated by Nomura.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $3.87 million activity. ALLEN PATRICK E also sold $3.43 million worth of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) on Monday, December 18.

Yakira Capital Management Inc, which manages about $188.00M and $309.26M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Calpine Corp (NYSE:CPN) by 33,750 shares to 101,550 shares, valued at $1.54M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) by 15,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 291,146 shares, and cut its stake in Cornerstone Total Rtrn Fd In (CRF).

Among 23 analysts covering Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Rockwell Collins had 74 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research downgraded the shares of COL in report on Friday, August 26 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 23 by Vertical Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 21. As per Monday, March 13, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, May 29. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $14300 target in Friday, April 6 report. The stock of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Drexel Hamilton. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 7. The stock of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, April 24.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 56 investors sold COL shares while 221 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 103.89 million shares or 8.02% less from 112.95 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Susquehanna Intll Gru Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 70,543 shares. Gibraltar Capital Mgmt invested in 5.51% or 51,136 shares. New York-based Jennison Associate Limited Liability has invested 0.02% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Cognios Ltd Liability invested in 0.77% or 15,006 shares. Ameriprise Financial owns 78,424 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 29,119 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Ifc Holdg Fl has 0.01% invested in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Pillar Pacific Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation, a California-based fund reported 2,090 shares. Smith Salley And Associates reported 1.14% of its portfolio in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). The Minnesota-based Thrivent For Lutherans has invested 0% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Dearborn Partners Lc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Wealthtrust reported 7,973 shares. Retirement Of Alabama stated it has 0.05% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL). Jpmorgan Chase & Com reported 712,495 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

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