Morgan Stanley (MS) Holder Earnest Partners Has Lowered Position as Stock Declined; As Riverview Bancorp (RVSB) Stock Declined, Fj Capital Management Lifted Its Position

January 21, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Earnest Partners Llc decreased its stake in Morgan Stanley (MS) by 6.2% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Earnest Partners Llc sold 34,278 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.43% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 518,573 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $24.98 million, down from 552,851 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Earnest Partners Llc who had been investing in Morgan Stanley for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $103.88 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.90% or $1.62 during the last trading session, reaching $57.46. About 15.12M shares traded or 91.38% up from the average. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 57.08% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.

Fj Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Riverview Bancorp Inc (RVSB) by 43% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fj Capital Management Llc bought 258,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.87% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 859,000 shares of the savings institutions company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.21M, up from 600,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fj Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Riverview Bancorp Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $202.73 million market cap company. The stock increased 1.85% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $9.35. About 126,993 shares traded or 67.20% up from the average. Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVSB) has risen 41.24% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.54% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.04 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.85, from 2.89 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 8 investors sold RVSB shares while 19 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 13.12 million shares or 4.94% more from 12.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Deprince Race & Zollo stated it has 1.31M shares. Us Bancorp De reported 0% stake. Alliancebernstein LP holds 0% or 52,013 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr LP accumulated 1.38 million shares. Chicago Equity Prtnrs Ltd Llc holds 0.02% or 88,580 shares in its portfolio. Finemark Fincl Bank Trust reported 14,992 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Co has invested 0% in Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVSB). First Trust Advisors Lp accumulated 16,550 shares or 0% of the stock. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 3,082 shares in its portfolio. Macquarie Grp Inc invested in 3,800 shares. Vanguard reported 777,563 shares. Credit Suisse Ag, a Switzerland-based fund reported 15,393 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Sa has invested 0% in Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVSB). Banc Funds Co Limited Co invested 0.27% in Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVSB). Gsa Capital Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.01% or 10,891 shares.

Fj Capital Management Llc, which manages about $217.40M and $824.41 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Old Second Bancorp Inc Ill (NASDAQ:OSBC) by 40,800 shares to 670,000 shares, valued at $9.01M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Banner Corp (NASDAQ:BANR) by 13,900 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 80,000 shares, and cut its stake in Sun Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:SNBC).

Among 29 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 96 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating on Wednesday, October 18. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $52 target. Credit Suisse maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Wednesday, March 30 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) rating on Friday, January 19. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $60.0 target. As per Thursday, October 6, the company rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 23 report. On Tuesday, February 16 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, March 29. The firm has “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, January 2. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 15 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 20 by S&P Research.

Earnest Partners Llc, which manages about $24.92B and $10.04B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Altra Industrial (NASDAQ:AIMC) by 21,044 shares to 1.58 million shares, valued at $75.98 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Mednax Inc (NYSE:MD) by 11,037 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.49M shares, and has risen its stake in Core Labs Nv (NYSE:CLB).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold MS shares while 292 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 255 raised stakes. 1.53 billion shares or 1.48% less from 1.55 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amer Natl Registered Inv Advisor owns 30,938 shares for 0.75% of their portfolio. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh owns 15,490 shares. Central Bankshares & holds 91,311 shares or 1.09% of its portfolio. M&T Financial Bank Corporation holds 208,773 shares. Rothschild Inv Il holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 31,746 shares. Moore Capital Mgmt Ltd Partnership invested in 2.01% or 2.16M shares. Westpac Bk Corp reported 0.1% stake. Duncker Streett & owns 0.2% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 13,911 shares. Moreover, Shell Asset Mgmt has 0.13% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Mufg Americas owns 450 shares. Greenleaf Tru accumulated 0.01% or 10,967 shares. Wealthfront, a California-based fund reported 87,226 shares. 1.17M were accumulated by Natl Pension Service. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 1.09M shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.40M shares.

Echostar Corporation-Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.

By

Free Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter:


>