Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Holding in Gamestop (GME) Trimmed by $383,554 as Stock Declined; Regions Financial Continues to Hold Holding in British American Tobacco Plc (BTI)

May 22, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Gamestop Corp (GME) by 17.58% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc sold 22,562 shares as the company’s stock declined 24.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 105,782 shares of the electronics distribution company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.90 million, down from 128,344 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc who had been investing in Gamestop Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.30B market cap company. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $12.79. About 926,317 shares traded. GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) has declined 33.43% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 44.98% the S&P500.

Regions Financial Corp increased its stake in British American Tobacco Plc (BTI) by 7.79% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Regions Financial Corp bought 4,735 shares as the company’s stock declined 16.55% with the market. The institutional investor held 65,515 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.39M, up from 60,780 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Regions Financial Corp who had been investing in British American Tobacco Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $104.79 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $50.54. About 321,427 shares traded. British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSEMKT:BTI) has declined 15.61% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.16% the S&P500.

Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc, which manages about $178.25M and $128.33 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HA) by 26,235 shares to 52,886 shares, valued at $2.11M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.46 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.39, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 37 investors sold GME shares while 70 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 108.87 million shares or 8.64% more from 100.21 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Macquarie Gru reported 3,700 shares. Enterprise Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) for 437 shares. Euclidean Technologies Limited Liability Corp holds 1.41% or 81,609 shares in its portfolio. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has invested 0% of its portfolio in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME). Advsrs Asset Mngmt holds 1.09M shares. Atria Investments Limited Liability Company invested in 12,147 shares. Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd Liability Co holds 268,800 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi accumulated 0% or 16,515 shares. Arizona State Retirement owns 0.01% invested in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) for 72,919 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Jfs Wealth Lc has invested 0% in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME). 171,482 were accumulated by Swiss Bank. Regions Financial Corp holds 0% or 495 shares. Ubs Asset Americas Inc holds 0% or 122,971 shares in its portfolio. Victory Capital Mgmt holds 0% or 26,597 shares in its portfolio. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 37,332 shares.

More important recent GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “GameStop: Stock Performance Has Diverged From Financials” on May 07, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “GameStop CEO steps down for personal reasons”, Seekingalpha.com published: “GameStop rally fizzles out as Tiger threat discounted” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “GameStop: The End Of An Era” with publication date: April 24, 2018.

Analysts await GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) to report earnings on May, 24. They expect $0.37 earnings per share, down 41.27% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.63 per share. GME’s profit will be $37.69 million for 8.64 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.02 actual earnings per share reported by GameStop Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -81.68% negative EPS growth.

Among 20 analysts covering GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. GameStop Corp. had 77 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Pacific Crest to “Sector Weight” on Friday, November 13. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 17 to “Hold”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, May 27 by Benchmark. Telsey Advisory Group upgraded the shares of GME in report on Monday, June 27 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, September 14. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, December 23, the company rating was initiated by Mizuho. On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by PiperJaffray on Wednesday, November 2. The stock of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) earned “Sell” rating by Benchmark on Monday, February 22.

Regions Financial Corp, which manages about $9.24 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kimberly (NYSE:KMB) by 14,003 shares to 184,334 shares, valued at $22.24 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) by 12,809 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 43,448 shares, and cut its stake in Republic Services Inc (NYSE:RSG).

Another recent and important British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “Better Buy: Altria Group vs. Philip Morris” on May 21, 2018.

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