Servicemaster Global Hldgs I (SERV) Stock Declined While Banbury Partners Decreased Stake by $7.44 Million; Datawatch (DWCH) Shareholder G2 Investment Partners Management Has Lowered Its Holding by $1.29 Million

February 20, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Josh Goldberg decreased its stake in Datawatch Corp (DWCH) by 10.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. G2 Investment Partners Management Llc sold 117,680 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.22% with the market. The hedge fund run by Josh Goldberg held 1.02M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.78 million, down from 1.14 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. G2 Investment Partners Management Llc who had been investing in Datawatch Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $120.43 million market cap company. The stock decreased 2.01% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $9.75. About 41,337 shares traded. Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) has risen 56.31% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.61% the S&P500.

Banbury Partners Llc decreased its stake in Servicemaster Global Hldgs I (SERV) by 21.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Banbury Partners Llc sold 161,827 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.48% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 578,572 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $27.04M, down from 740,399 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Banbury Partners Llc who had been investing in Servicemaster Global Hldgs I for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.34B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $54.38. About 281,886 shares traded. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) has risen 0.99% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.71% the S&P500.

G2 Investment Partners Management Llc, which manages about $585.42 million and $252.40 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Nn Inc (NASDAQ:NNBR) by 25,396 shares to 49,000 shares, valued at $1.42M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Lumentum Hldgs Inc by 128,303 shares in the quarter, for a total of 133,303 shares, and has risen its stake in Usa Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:USAT).

Since February 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $360,753 activity.

Among 3 analysts covering Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Datawatch Corporation had 4 analyst reports since November 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Sunday, October 29, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, July 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.02, from 1.92 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 8 investors sold DWCH shares while 13 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 4.82 million shares or 2.37% less from 4.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Oberweis Asset Management reported 98,400 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. Ray Gerald L Assocs Limited has invested 0.08% in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). Blackrock invested in 0% or 309,601 shares. Geode Management Ltd Com holds 0% or 69,371 shares. G2 Prtn Limited holds 4.67% or 1.02 million shares in its portfolio. Trexquant Invest Ltd Partnership has invested 0.06% in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). Retail Bank Of America De has 0% invested in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). Federated Invsts Pa owns 528 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) for 19,355 shares. Jpmorgan Chase, a New York-based fund reported 20,464 shares. Connor Clark Lunn Invest has invested 0% in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). Qs Investors Ltd reported 640 shares. Essex Inv Mngmt Com Ltd Liability Corp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 200,051 shares. Acadian Asset Management Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 12,455 shares. Products Ptnrs Ltd Liability owns 42,700 shares.

Analysts await ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.34 EPS, down 22.73% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.44 per share. SERV’s profit will be $45.91 million for 39.99 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual EPS reported by ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -53.42% negative EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering ServiceMaster (NYSE:SERV), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. ServiceMaster had 28 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Reduce” rating by Nomura given on Monday, September 19. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, October 24 report. The company was maintained on Monday, June 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Reduce” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Nomura. The stock of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 20. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. JP Morgan initiated ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) on Thursday, April 20 with “Overweight” rating. Instinet upgraded ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) on Thursday, February 15 to “Buy” rating.

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