Deprince Race & Zollo Trimmed Its Kla (KLAC) Holding; Shorts at SIBANYE GOLD LTD ORDINARY SHARES SO (SBGLF) Raised By 16.03%

May 22, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Deprince Race & Zollo Inc decreased Kla (KLAC) stake by 33.25% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc sold 38,975 shares as Kla (KLAC)’s stock declined 1.38%. The Deprince Race & Zollo Inc holds 78,226 shares with $8.22M value, down from 117,201 last quarter. Kla now has $17.37B valuation. The stock increased 1.87% or $2.05 during the last trading session, reaching $111.44. About 1.13M shares traded. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has risen 12.54% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.99% the S&P500.

SIBANYE GOLD LTD ORDINARY SHARES SO (OTCMKTS:SBGLF) had an increase of 16.03% in short interest. SBGLF’s SI was 1.26M shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 16.03% from 1.09M shares previously. With 200 avg volume, 6303 days are for SIBANYE GOLD LTD ORDINARY SHARES SO (OTCMKTS:SBGLF)’s short sellers to cover SBGLF’s short positions. It closed at $0.84 lastly. It is down 0.00% since May 22, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $3.04 million activity. Higashi Emiko also sold $54,635 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) shares. Bell Bobby R had sold 4,237 shares worth $462,977 on Thursday, February 1. $5,235 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) was sold by Trafas Brian M.. Another trade for 854 shares valued at $96,434 was sold by Higgins Bren D.. 2,975 shares were sold by Khan Ahmad A., worth $296,637 on Friday, February 9. The insider WALLACE RICHARD P sold 13,299 shares worth $1.46 million.

Analysts await KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $2.14 earnings per share, up 30.49% or $0.50 from last year’s $1.64 per share. KLAC’s profit will be $333.56M for 13.02 P/E if the $2.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.02 actual earnings per share reported by KLA-Tencor Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.94% EPS growth.

Deprince Race & Zollo Inc increased Acushnet Holdings Corp stake by 245,523 shares to 1.54M valued at $32.45M in 2017Q4. It also upped Commercial Metals Co (NYSE:CMC) stake by 274,883 shares and now owns 3.29 million shares. Rlj Lodging Tr (NYSE:RLJ) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.48, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 31 investors sold KLAC shares while 145 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 138.11 million shares or 0.96% less from 139.45 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Commerce Comml Bank holds 0% in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) or 3,113 shares. Amica Retiree Tru owns 919 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Keating Invest Counselors has 58,539 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 66,814 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Illinois-based Envestnet Asset has invested 0% in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). Bowling Mngmt Limited Company, Ohio-based fund reported 54,182 shares. Northern Trust owns 2.18M shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Nomura Hldg accumulated 10,120 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Comm Limited, a Japan-based fund reported 6,252 shares. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Scotland Group Public Ltd Com has 4.84% invested in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). 38 were reported by Barrett Asset Mngmt Limited Company. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md accumulated 3.01M shares. Perkins Coie Trust Company owns 0.05% invested in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) for 1,000 shares. The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0.03% in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). Century has invested 0.12% in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC).

Among 20 analysts covering KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. KLA-Tencor Corporation had 68 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained the shares of KLAC in report on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, July 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) rating on Thursday, October 22. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $60.0 target. Berenberg upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 6 report. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 29 report. On Thursday, October 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 7 by Needham. On Friday, April 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Needham maintained KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, October 30.

More notable recent KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “KLA-Tencor Still Has Considerable Tailwinds” on May 22, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “5 Chipmakers Set to Soar as Trump Keeps Trade War on Hold” published on May 21, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Applied Materials Brings Havoc to Semiconductor Capital Equipment Space” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “KLA-Tencor Set To Substantially Underperform Competition In 2018” published on May 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Semi capital equipment stocks move on Citi note” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Standard Bank Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, offers financial services and products in the Republic of South Africa and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.35 billion. The company's personal banking products include current accounts, credit cards, saving and investment, mobile deals, and foreign exchange services; home loans, vehicle and asset finance, personal loans, overdrafts, and student loans; and unit trust, retail deposit note, financial planning, will, estate, and trust services, as well as car and home, funeral, travel, and life insurance. It has a 0.63 P/E ratio. The Company’s business banking products comprise business accounts and cards, and merchant and cash solutions; lending, overdrafts, revolving credit plan, term loans, debtor finance, and commercial property finance; 32-day notice deposit accounts, call deposit accounts, fixed deposit accounts, moneymarket call accounts, financial planning, and online share trading services; and agricultural, commercial, corporate, and small business insurance products, as well as a range of services and products for agriculture, franchising, and public sectors.

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