As Immersion (IMMR) Market Valuation Rose, Shareholder Nokomis Capital Raised Stake; As Hca Healthcare (HCA) Shares Rose, Holder Columbus Hill Capital Management LP Trimmed Holding

May 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Kevin D. Eng decreased its stake in Hca Healthcare Inc (HCA) by 5.81% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp sold 9,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.36% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Kevin D. Eng held 155,752 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $13.68 million, down from 165,352 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Hca Healthcare Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $36.01 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $103.1. About 1.88 million shares traded. HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has risen 7.67% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500.

Brett Hendrickson increased its stake in Immersion Corp (IMMR) by 69.78% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nokomis Capital Llc bought 690,110 shares as the company’s stock rose 70.85% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Brett Hendrickson held 1.68M shares of the computer peripheral equipment company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $11.86M, up from 989,044 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nokomis Capital Llc who had been investing in Immersion Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $417.73 million market cap company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $13.76. About 1.78M shares traded or 143.83% up from the average. Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) has risen 40.28% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.73% the S&P500.

More notable recent HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Appaloosa 13F Shows New Stake in Wells Fargo (WFC) and Lam Research (LRCX), Increase in Micron (MU) MGM …” on May 15, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within HCA Healthcare, Apartment Investment and …” published on May 07, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Why I’m Long HCA Holdings” on April 28, 2018. More interesting news about HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “HCA Healthcare (HCA) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 01, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “TriStar announces more than $500 million in Middle Tennessee investments” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Analysts await HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $2.15 earnings per share, up 22.86% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.75 per share. HCA’s profit will be $751.00M for 11.99 P/E if the $2.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.33 actual earnings per share reported by HCA Healthcare, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.73% negative EPS growth.

Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp, which manages about $1.68B and $1.56B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 304,000 shares to 1.14 million shares, valued at $45.75M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON) by 50,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 170,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Ppg Inds Inc (NYSE:PPG).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 53 investors sold HCA shares while 199 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 250.97 million shares or 4.23% less from 262.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kentucky Retirement Sys accumulated 17,467 shares. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Com invested in 0.04% or 45,912 shares. Alliancebernstein LP has invested 0.03% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Art Advsrs Lc holds 0.46% or 117,680 shares. 39,453 are held by Mason Street Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company. Brown Brothers Harriman Com reported 0% stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0.1% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Franklin Res stated it has 16,755 shares. Lyrical Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership holds 3.96% or 3.69 million shares. Moreover, Axa has 0.05% invested in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Captrust Financial Advsrs reported 0% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Cibc World Markets reported 171,257 shares stake. Daiwa Secs Gru holds 188,532 shares. Bremer Trust National Association stated it has 0.25% of its portfolio in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA). Moreover, Alpha Windward Limited Com has 0.03% invested in HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) for 590 shares.

Among 30 analysts covering HCA Holdings (NYSE:HCA), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. HCA Holdings had 102 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) on Thursday, February 1 with “Underweight” rating. As per Thursday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, May 1 by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Thursday, June 16 the stock rating was initiated by Bernstein with “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, January 30 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, August 27 by RBC Capital Markets.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 19 sales for $55.89 million activity. Reiner Deborah M had sold 8,565 shares worth $870,619 on Wednesday, January 31. 15,000 HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) shares with value of $1.51M were sold by YUSPEH ALAN R. $6.75 million worth of HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) was sold by MOORE A BRUCE JR on Wednesday, January 31. The insider Sowell Joseph A III sold $5.53 million. The insider RUTHERFORD BILL B sold $4.96M. 5,000 shares were sold by Torres Kathryn A., worth $504,664 on Wednesday, January 31.

Among 5 analysts covering Immersion (NASDAQ:IMMR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Immersion had 12 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Friday, May 11. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was upgraded by Craig Hallum. Craig Hallum maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 23 report. The rating was initiated by Lake Street with “Buy” on Monday, April 18. TheStreet upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 27 report. Craig Hallum maintained Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) rating on Friday, May 6. Craig Hallum has “Buy” rating and $10 target. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 6 report. Craig Hallum maintained Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) on Monday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 23 by FBR Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.46, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 12 investors sold IMMR shares while 27 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. 20.95 million shares or 0.68% more from 20.81 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Georgia-based Invesco has invested 0% in Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR). Ameritas Ptnrs Inc reported 2,323 shares stake. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has 31,284 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Clearline Cap LP has 82,674 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 6,012 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Gsa Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% in Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR). Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt reported 223,500 shares stake. Tower Cap Limited (Trc) owns 22,278 shares. Hilton Capital accumulated 10,000 shares. 33,220 are held by Private Advisor Gp Limited Com. Vanguard Group reported 1.33M shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 18,600 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested 0% in Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR). Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 28,217 shares. State Bank Of Ny Mellon invested 0% in Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR).

Nokomis Capital Llc, which manages about $289.90 million and $441.84 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Xcerra Corp (NASDAQ:XCRA) by 2.47 million shares to 1.37 million shares, valued at $13.40 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Callon Pete Co Del (NYSE:CPE) by 547,981 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 725,838 shares, and cut its stake in Adesto Technologies Corp.

Another recent and important Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Pre-Open Movers 05/11: (TTD) (IMMR) (AKCA) Higher; (SYMC) (CYTR) (RDFN) Lower (more…)” on May 11, 2018.

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