As Oracle (ORCL) Stock Price Declined, Greenwood Capital Associates Upped Its Holding by $302,868; As Post Hldgs (POST) Valuation Declined, Holder Richmond Hill Investment Company Has Cut Stake by $1.08 Million

May 23, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Richmond Hill Investment Company decreased its stake in Post Hldgs Inc (POST) by 25.4% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Richmond Hill Investment Company sold 13,633 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.68% with the market. The hedge fund held 40,050 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.17 million, down from 53,683 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Richmond Hill Investment Company who had been investing in Post Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.17 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.28% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $76.88. About 297,527 shares traded. Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has declined 11.75% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.30% the S&P500.

Greenwood Capital Associates Llc increased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 8.66% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Greenwood Capital Associates Llc bought 6,444 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.18% with the market. The institutional investor held 80,881 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.82M, up from 74,437 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates Llc who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $189.75B market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $46.48. About 3.90M shares traded. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 1.20% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.35% the S&P500.

Analysts await Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $1.17 earnings per share, up 85.71% or $0.54 from last year’s $0.63 per share. POST’s profit will be $78.73 million for 16.43 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.06 actual earnings per share reported by Post Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.38% EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Post (NYSE:POST), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Post had 32 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 16 report. On Tuesday, September 19 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) on Monday, November 21 with “Buy” rating. TheStreet upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, August 17 report. BB&T Capital upgraded the shares of POST in report on Thursday, June 23 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, May 8 with “Buy”. As per Friday, November 17, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 18 report. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, October 26 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.31, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold POST shares while 68 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 72.04 million shares or 0.47% more from 71.70 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Da Davidson & Co accumulated 0.01% or 4,400 shares. The Delaware-based Riverhead Capital Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.03% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Lpl Fincl reported 11,031 shares stake. Federated Pa holds 168,654 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Private Ocean Ltd Co reported 0% stake. Parkside Natl Bank And owns 919 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Td Asset Mgmt Inc reported 22,300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. South State Corporation reported 2,550 shares stake. Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Weaver C Barksdale Assoc Inc invested in 372 shares. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability, Wisconsin-based fund reported 32,575 shares. 5,730 are held by Endowment Mgmt Lp. Landscape Limited Company invested in 23,778 shares or 0.17% of the stock. has 136,782 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.04% or 44,695 shares.

Since February 6, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 sale for $241,099 activity. Zadoks Jeff A bought $99,177 worth of stock. The insider SKARIE DAVID P sold $58,592.

More important recent Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Post Holdings Inc. Posts Jump in Profit in Fiscal Second Quarter” on May 05, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Post Holdings Announces New Share Repurchase Authorization of $350 Million”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Post Holdings (POST) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 04, 2018. More interesting news about Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Post Holdings preps for private brands IPO” with publication date: May 18, 2018.

Among 43 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Oracle had 116 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital on Thursday, November 5 to “Mkt Perform”. Jefferies upgraded Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) rating on Thursday, July 30. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $50 target. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, March 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by Piper Jaffray. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Thursday, March 16 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Friday, June 23 to “Buy”. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) earned “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, June 22. The stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, March 16 by BMO Capital Markets. Wells Fargo initiated Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Wednesday, January 11 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, June 22.

Greenwood Capital Associates Llc, which manages about $970.61M and $429.27M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Inc (EZU) by 64,152 shares to 133,276 shares, valued at $5.78 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) by 8,859 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 71,350 shares, and cut its stake in Etf Msci Acwi Exus (CWI).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 80 investors sold ORCL shares while 488 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 526 raised stakes. 2.29 billion shares or 1.37% less from 2.32 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Peoples Svcs Corp, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 23,888 shares. Retirement Of Alabama accumulated 3.04M shares or 0.69% of the stock. Northern Trust Corp reported 42.92M shares stake. Gamco Investors Et Al has 0% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Mason Street Ltd Liability accumulated 424,373 shares. 275,000 are owned by Bp Public Ltd Liability. Dsc LP holds 15,837 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Invest Mgmt stated it has 0.17% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 0.59% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Fjarde Ap reported 886,081 shares. Fort Washington Advisors Inc Oh has 3.14M shares. Canada Pension Plan Board invested 0.46% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Longview Prtnrs (Guernsey) Ltd, Guernsey-based fund reported 19.80M shares. Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd Llc reported 175,447 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Hodges Capital Mgmt invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL).

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