AveXis (AVXS) Stock Buy Rating Reiterated at Chardan Capital; The Target is Set to $102.5000, Bluecrest Capital Management LTD Has Lifted Lithia Mtrs (LAD) Holding

June 19, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd increased Lithia Mtrs Inc (LAD) stake by 68.56% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd acquired 45,670 shares as Lithia Mtrs Inc (LAD)’s stock declined 9.84%. The Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd holds 112,285 shares with $10.87 million value, up from 66,615 last quarter. Lithia Mtrs Inc now has $2.03B valuation. The stock decreased 8.67% or $8.41 on June 16, reaching $88.57. About shares traded. Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD) has risen 16.88% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.18% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering AveXis (AVXS), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. AveXis has $90 highest and $27 lowest target. $53.43’s average target is 230.84% above currents $16.15 stock price. AveXis had 13 analyst reports since March 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, August 17. Jefferies upgraded AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) on Friday, August 12 to “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Monday, March 7 by BMO Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50 target in Monday, September 19 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, March 7. The rating was initiated by Chardan Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, March 28. The stock of AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. Goldman Sachs initiated it with “Buy” rating and $28 target in Monday, March 7 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 21 by Bank of America.

AVX Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier and reseller of a line of passive electronic components, interconnect devices and related products. The company has market cap of $2.72 billion. AVX operates in three divisions: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices (KED Resale) and Interconnect. It has a 21.56 P/E ratio. The Passive Components segment consists of surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, thermistors, inductors and resistive products.

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.02 on June 16, reaching $16.15. About shares traded. AVX Corporation (AVXS) has risen 95.85% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 79.15% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 1.53 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 11 investors sold AVX Corporation shares while 39 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 40.63 million shares or 0.98% more from 40.24 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited reported 0.01% of its portfolio in AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX). Suntrust Banks invested in 16,220 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn accumulated 1.27M shares. Dean Inv Assoc Ltd Liability Company owns 296,490 shares. Axa holds 0% or 14,000 shares in its portfolio. Neuberger Berman Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 107,755 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Management invested 0% in AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Mngmt Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX). Keeley Asset accumulated 149,495 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Aperio Grp Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.01% or 49,240 shares. The Massachusetts-based Geode Llc has invested 0% in AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX). Northern Corp reported 611,326 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0% in AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX). Citigroup accumulated 73,407 shares or 0% of the stock. Blackrock Fund Advisors holds 0% in AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) or 1.53M shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.45, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 29 investors sold LAD shares while 55 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 24.38 million shares or 1.44% more from 24.03 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Maryland-based Brown Advisory has invested 0% in Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD). Lakewood Mngmt LP holds 3.15% or 719,869 shares in its portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Systems stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD). Coe Management Ltd Liability Corporation, a Illinois-based fund reported 6,780 shares. Guggenheim Limited Liability Company invested in 30,395 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Schwab Charles Mgmt reported 127,298 shares. California-based Aperio Group Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD). Alliancebernstein LP holds 1.00M shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems owns 60,741 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Dreman Value Mgmt L L C accumulated 4,921 shares. Mutual Of America Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Lithia Motors Inc (NYSE:LAD). 38,400 were reported by Swiss Comml Bank. Blackrock Gru Limited holds 51,165 shares. First Mercantile Tru holds 0.06% or 3,765 shares. Public Sector Pension Board holds 0.02% or 16,498 shares.

Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd decreased Nielsen Hldgs Plc stake by 92,973 shares to 12,964 valued at $544,000 in 2016Q4. It also reduced Honeywell Intl Inc (Call) (NYSE:HON) stake by 70,635 shares and now owns 25,000 shares. Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL) was reduced too.


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