Jhl Capital Group Has Cut Stake in Zayo Group Hldgs (ZAYO) by $18.00 Million; Factory Mutual Insurance Company Stake in Monsanto Co New (MON) Lifted by $4.64 Million

May 18, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Factory Mutual Insurance Company increased its stake in Monsanto Co New (MON) by 6.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Factory Mutual Insurance Company bought 40,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.12% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 665,900 shares of the agricultural chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $77.77 million, up from 625,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Factory Mutual Insurance Company who had been investing in Monsanto Co New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $55.38B market cap company. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $125.49. About 1.98M shares traded. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 3.06% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.49% the S&P500.

James H. Litinsky decreased its stake in Zayo Group Hldgs Inc (ZAYO) by 35.71% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jhl Capital Group Llc sold 500,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.81% with the market. The hedge fund run by James H. Litinsky held 900,000 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $33.12 million, down from 1.40M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jhl Capital Group Llc who had been investing in Zayo Group Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.46 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.46% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $34.05. About 4.29M shares traded or 68.31% up from the average. Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) has risen 0.96% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.59% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Monsanto Company has $134 highest and $83 lowest target. $116.50’s average target is -7.16% below currents $125.49 stock price. Monsanto Company had 63 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by CLSA on Friday, January 6 to “Outperform”. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned “Underperform” rating by CLSA on Thursday, September 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi on Monday, October 3. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $115 target in Friday, October 9 report. Atlantic Securities downgraded the shares of MON in report on Friday, May 27 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, July 1. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, October 8 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 13. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by JP Morgan.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 69 investors sold MON shares while 328 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 246 raised stakes. 317.44 million shares or 1.24% less from 321.42 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sigma Planning Corporation holds 0.03% or 2,877 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Seaward Mngmt Partnership has 0.18% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 33,360 shares. Moreover, Highfields Capital Management Limited Partnership has 5.8% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Coastline Trust Communications holds 2,649 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Mariner Wealth Advsrs Ltd Liability holds 0.02% or 3,360 shares. 1.91M were reported by Citadel Advsr. 26,559 are held by Creative Planning. Clearbridge Limited Liability Company reported 0.24% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Nomura accumulated 245,488 shares. Atlantic Trust Group Ltd Company reported 400,846 shares. Meridian Management has 24,211 shares for 1.32% of their portfolio. Raymond James Assoc holds 196,348 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Greenleaf Tru reported 60,594 shares stake. Wolverine Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 72,621 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Lpl Fin Llc invested 0.02% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON).

Factory Mutual Insurance Company, which manages about $9.56 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE:OMC) by 4,400 shares to 248,700 shares, valued at $18.11 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 6,700 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 313,800 shares, and cut its stake in Broadcom Ltd.

More recent Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Warren Buffett Pushing More Cash To Equities; ‘Big 5’ Stocks Still At The Top” on May 16, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “Corteva Agriscienceâ„¢, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and Monsanto Company Reach Licensing Agreement on …” on May 16, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Andaz Private Investments Notes May 2018” with publication date: May 10, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $966,720 activity.

More notable recent Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Earnings Preview For Zayo Group Holdings” on May 03, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Global Business Process Outsourcing Company Selects Zayo” published on May 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Zayo Group Holdings (ZAYO) Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 04, 2018. More interesting news about Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Zayo Executives to Present at May Investor Conferences” published on May 14, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Zayo Group COO resigns; REIT conversion idea advances” with publication date: May 03, 2018.

Since December 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 23 insider sales for $221.35 million activity. On Thursday, April 5 the insider Steinfort Matt sold $81,150. 1,091 shares valued at $40,105 were sold by Connor Richard W. on Friday, December 29. Richardson Nina had sold 655 shares worth $24,078. 14,356 shares were sold by Crouch Andrew, worth $510,499 on Wednesday, April 4. The insider GTCR FUND X/A LP sold 4.68M shares worth $173.21 million. $387,096 worth of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) was sold by Waters John F Jr. on Wednesday, January 3.

Among 21 analysts covering Zayo Group Holdings (NYSE:ZAYO), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Zayo Group Holdings has $4500 highest and $25 lowest target. $37.64’s average target is 10.54% above currents $34.05 stock price. Zayo Group Holdings had 46 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, September 21 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, February 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 12 by Morgan Stanley. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of ZAYO in report on Monday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, August 26 by Stephens. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, May 4. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 6 by SunTrust. The stock of Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) earned “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, November 30. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Strong Buy” on Monday, September 21.

Analysts await Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) to report earnings on August, 20. They expect $0.09 earnings per share, down 30.77% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.13 per share. ZAYO’s profit will be $22.37 million for 94.58 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.09 actual earnings per share reported by Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 1.2 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 29 investors sold ZAYO shares while 78 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 207.53 million shares or 2.30% more from 202.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Castleark Mngmt Ltd Liability stated it has 81,695 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Principal Gp holds 0% or 24,862 shares in its portfolio. 14,442 are held by First Mercantile Trust Com. Alliancebernstein LP owns 0% invested in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) for 97,842 shares. D E Shaw & accumulated 46,263 shares or 0% of the stock. Marshall Wace Llp reported 169,779 shares. Moreover, Ubs Asset Americas has 0.02% invested in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) for 500,162 shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag owns 2.40M shares. Fmr Ltd Co reported 3.84M shares. Spo Advisory Corp has invested 9.56% in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO). Landscape Capital Management Llc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO). 200 were reported by Benjamin F Edwards And. Grs Advsr Ltd Liability has invested 4.35% in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO). Glob X Mgmt Limited Liability Corp invested 0% in Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 101,100 shares.

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