Dynamic Capital Management LTD Raised Autozone (AZO) Holding By $3.13 Million; Kforce (KFRC) Sentiment Is 1.76

November 14, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Kforce Inc. is engaged in providing professional and technical specialty staffing services and solutions. The company has market cap of $644.48 million. The Firm operates through three divisions, which

include Technology (Tech), Finance and Accounting (FA) and Government Solutions (GS). It has a 17.11 P/E ratio. The Company’s Tech segment includes the activities of its subsidiary Kforce Global Solutions, Inc.

Dynamic Capital Management Ltd increased Autozone Inc (AZO) stake by 371.06% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Dynamic Capital Management Ltd acquired 5,488 shares as Autozone Inc (AZO)’s stock declined 9.10%. The Dynamic Capital Management Ltd holds 6,967 shares with $3.97 million value, up from 1,479 last quarter. Autozone Inc now has $16.72B valuation. The stock rose 2.13% or $12.7 reaching $608.01 per share. About 530,242 shares traded or 42.06% up from the average. AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has declined 10.95% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.65% the S&P500.

About 50,991 shares traded. Kforce Inc. (KFRC) has risen 4.91% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.79% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $146,552 activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of kforce.com’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating kforce.com, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. KFRC was included in 4 notes of analysts from August 18, 2016. The stock of Kforce Inc. (NASDAQ:KFRC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Kforce Inc. (NASDAQ:KFRC) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 24 by Credit Suisse. The rating was upgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Outperform” on Wednesday, February 8. The rating was downgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Perform” on Monday, December 19.

Zpr Investment Management holds 1.92% of its portfolio in Kforce Inc. for 63,871 shares. Tributary Capital Management Llc owns 777,037 shares or 1.34% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kestrel Investment Management Corp has 1.26% invested in the company for 173,150 shares. The New York-based Fny Managed Accounts Llc has invested 1.07% in the stock. Broadview Advisors Llc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 363,538 shares.

Analysts await Kforce Inc. (NASDAQ:KFRC) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $0.43 EPS, up 19.44% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.36 per share. KFRC’s profit will be $11.38 million for 14.16 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual EPS reported by Kforce Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.44% negative EPS growth.

Dynamic Capital Management Ltd decreased Mylan N V (NASDAQ:MYL) stake by 282,062 shares to 8,164 valued at $317,000 in 2017Q2. It also reduced Cintas Corp (NASDAQ:CTAS) stake by 3,984 shares and now owns 29,562 shares. American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 81 investors sold AZO shares while 174 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 147 raised stakes. 26.61 million shares or 3.74% less from 27.65 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Bridges Inv Management Inc holds 0.03% or 400 shares. Amica Mutual Company accumulated 3,824 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc Ct owns 2,749 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Parkwood Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.03% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Mgmt reported 1,840 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0.05% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Ameritas Invest Ptnrs Inc reported 655 shares. Plante Moran Fin Advisors Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 8 shares. Savant Limited Liability Company has 0.07% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Dnb Asset Mgmt As, Norway-based fund reported 10,476 shares. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.04% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Trust Of Vermont holds 570 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Community Fincl Services Grp Ltd Company invested 0.13% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Martingale Asset Management LP reported 1,329 shares.

Since June 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $602,495 activity. Shares for $602,495 were sold by GRAVES EARL G JR.

Among 22 analysts covering Autozone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Autozone Inc. had 59 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by Jefferies. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 26. Credit Suisse maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) on Monday, July 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, July 6 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 19. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, August 26. Guggenheim initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 18 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) rating on Wednesday, September 23. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $726.0 target. Goldman Sachs upgraded AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) rating on Tuesday, May 30. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $71500 target. The stock of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) earned “Buy” rating by BTIG Research on Thursday, May 25.

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