Tyson Foods (TSN) Stake Held by Bb&T Securities Llc; Susquehanna International Group Llp Has Lowered Almost Family (Put) (AFAM) Stake by $1.62 Million

January 12, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Susquehanna International Group Llp decreased its stake in Almost Family Inc (Put) (AFAM) by 58.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Susquehanna International Group Llp sold 30,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 16.61% with the market. The institutional investor held 21,500 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.16 million, down from 52,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Susquehanna International Group Llp who had been investing in Almost Family Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $819.22M market cap company. The stock increased 3.81% or $2.15 during the last trading session, reaching $58.65. About 282,156 shares traded or 34.33% up from the average. Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) has risen 32.84% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.14% the S&P500.

Bb&T Securities Llc increased its stake in Tyson Foods Inc (TSN) by 629.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bb&T Securities Llc bought 38,062 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.27% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 44,113 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.11M, up from 6,051 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bb&T Securities Llc who had been investing in Tyson Foods Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.58 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.28% or $1.04 during the last trading session, reaching $79.96. About 2.13M shares traded. Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) has declined 9.94% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.64% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.77, from 2.23 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 20 investors sold AFAM shares while 28 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 11.69 million shares or 1.35% less from 11.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0% or 10,523 shares. Cortina Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 348,740 shares. Ameritas Inv, Nebraska-based fund reported 1,121 shares. Vanguard Group holds 696,674 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 75,000 were accumulated by Hudson Bay Capital Mgmt L P. Zebra Management Ltd Liability Corp reported 6,538 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 0% of its portfolio in Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) for 9,880 shares. Foundry Prtn Limited Company reported 0.32% in Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM). Dubuque Bancshares And reported 3,735 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag holds 11,848 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Management reported 6,245 shares. Oberweis Asset Mngmt holds 0.22% or 14,500 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) for 92 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt Inc owns 50,659 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% of its portfolio in Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) for 25,623 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Almost Family (NASDAQ:AFAM), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Almost Family had 22 analyst reports since November 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Friday, November 17. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, November 3. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 24. The stock of Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Monday, October 9. Jefferies maintained Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) on Wednesday, July 19 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of AFAM in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) rating on Monday, June 12. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $6300 target. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 10 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) on Sunday, September 17 with “Hold” rating.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $104,000 activity.

Susquehanna International Group Llp, which manages about $39.64B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in First Tr Exchange (FPE) by 83,710 shares to 144,565 shares, valued at $2.90M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (Put) (NYSE:AWK) by 22,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 58,000 shares, and has risen its stake in American Woodmark Corp (Call) (NASDAQ:AMWD).

Analysts await Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFAM) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 1.69% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.59 per share. AFAM’s profit will be $8.38 million for 24.44 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by Almost Family, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.53% EPS growth.

Since November 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $4.40 million activity.

Bb&T Securities Llc, which manages about $6.38B and $7.35 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (HYG) by 95,972 shares to 31,815 shares, valued at $2.82 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Celgene Corp (Call) (NASDAQ:CELG) by 2,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2,500 shares, and cut its stake in Steris Plc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 42 investors sold TSN shares while 195 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 191 raised stakes. 250.18 million shares or 0.40% less from 251.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mackenzie Fin has 93,774 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas stated it has 886,646 shares. Bridgewater LP reported 175,685 shares. Gsa Prns Llp owns 16,781 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund accumulated 6,810 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% in Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) or 52,325 shares. Primecap Mngmt Com Ca holds 531,100 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc invested in 542 shares or 0% of the stock. Comml Bank Of America De invested in 0.01% or 1.29M shares. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has invested 0.07% in Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN). Hanson Mcclain Incorporated has invested 0% in Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN). Polaris Lc invested 2.39% in Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN). 13.15 million were accumulated by State Street Corporation. Shell Asset Mngmt Com invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN). Atria Invests Ltd Llc has 0.03% invested in Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) for 6,692 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE:TSN), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Tyson Foods Inc. had 55 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) on Tuesday, November 14 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) rating on Tuesday, November 24. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $53 target. The stock of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 14. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 15 report. The stock has “Sell” rating by Pivotal Research on Monday, August 7. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, February 8. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 8 report.

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