Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) Holder Oz Management LP Has Raised Holding by $492.15 Million; Btr Capital Management Stake in Ventas (VTR) Decreased by $301,105 as Valuation Rose

June 17, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Daniel S. Och increased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) by 216.21% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oz Management Lp bought 4.24M shares as the company’s stock declined 6.16% with the market. The hedge fund run by Daniel S. Och held 6.20 million shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $725.98M, up from 1.96 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oz Management Lp who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors N V for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $38.93 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $113.16. About 11.28M shares traded or 49.44% up from the average. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 8.19% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500. Some Historical NXPI News: 19/04/2018 – QUALCOMM & NXP AGREE TO WITHDRAW & REFILE APPLICATION IN CHINA; 19/04/2018 – QUALCOMM IS SAID VERY CONCERNED WITH NXP DEAL: CNBC; 18/04/2018 – China will review Qualcomm-NXP deal in a fair manner -commerce ministry; 25/04/2018 – Qualcomm’s Strategy for NXP Deal, Royalty Payments in Focus — Earnings Preview; 06/03/2018 – MOFCOM APPROVAL OF NXPI/QUALCOMM UNLIKELY THIS WEEK: DEALREP; 18/05/2018 – NXP Semiconductors Climbs on Report of China Regulatory Progress; 09/03/2018 – Qualcomm Extends Tender Offer for NXP to March 16; 25/05/2018 – Elliott Associates Cuts Stake in NXP Semiconductors — Barron’s Blog; 26/05/2018 – China moving ahead with Qualcomm-NXP approval; 25/05/2018 – QUALCOMM EXTENDS NXP CASH TENDER OFFER TO 5 PM ET JUNE 8

Btr Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Ventas Inc (VTR) by 6.21% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Btr Capital Management Inc sold 6,145 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.70% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 92,744 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $4.59 million, down from 98,889 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Btr Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Ventas Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $19.46 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $54.23. About 2.75 million shares traded or 12.74% up from the average. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has declined 20.26% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.83% the S&P500. Some Historical VTR News: 27/04/2018 – BROOKDALE HOLDER LAND & BUILDINGS `THRILLED’ WITH VENTAS NEWS; 27/04/2018 – Brookdale Enters into Mutually-Beneficial Agreements with Ventas; 16/05/2018 – Ventas Board Re-Appoints Leadership; 30/04/2018 – Cramer also sits down with the CEOs of Allergan, Ventas and First Data Corp; 04/04/2018 – Fitch Affirms Ventas, Inc. at ‘BBB+’; Outlook Stable; 27/04/2018 – Ventas 1Q EPS 22c; 27/04/2018 – Ventas Sees 2018 Cont Ops EPS $1.21-EPS $1.26; 27/04/2018 – BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING INC – AGREEMENTS COMBINE SUBSTANTIALLY ALL OF VENTAS LEASED COMMUNITIES INTO A SINGLE MASTER LEASE AND SECURITY AGREEMENT; 27/04/2018 – VENTAS INC SEES FULL YEAR 2018 PROJECTED SAME-STORE CASH NOI GROWTH OF 0.5 PCT TO 1.5 PCT; 05/03/2018 HCP and Atria Senior Living Announce Agreement to Transition Management of 24 Senior Housing Communities to Atria

Analysts await Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $1.01 earnings per share, down 4.72% or $0.05 from last year’s $1.06 per share. VTR’s profit will be $362.34 million for 13.42 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.96 actual earnings per share reported by Ventas, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.21% EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Ventas Inc. (NYSE:VTR), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 9% are positive. Ventas Inc. had 67 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets downgraded Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) on Thursday, January 14 to “Market Perform” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Sell” rating and $63.0 target in Monday, November 27 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $6400 target in Friday, July 7 report. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral” on Friday, May 20. The stock has “Sell” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 9. Jefferies maintained Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) rating on Monday, February 12. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $54.0 target. The company was maintained on Monday, April 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was upgraded by Capital One. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Monday, March 26 report. Mizuho maintained the shares of VTR in report on Friday, October 27 with “Hold” rating.

Btr Capital Management Inc, which manages about $543.26 million and $500.02M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) by 8,504 shares to 229,325 shares, valued at $10.49 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Merck& Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK) by 12,366 shares in the quarter, for a total of 156,111 shares, and has risen its stake in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX).

Since May 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $3.56 million activity. $211,505 worth of Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) was sold by Barnes Melody C.

More recent Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “A Landlord’s Dream – High Return With Lower Risk” on June 07, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Buy This Safe 5.9%-Yielding Healthcare REIT For Your DGI Portfolio” on May 30, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “If I Had To Build An Income Portfolio Today – Last Update” with publication date: June 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.15, from 1.2 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 69 investors sold VTR shares while 189 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 199 raised stakes. 295.52 million shares or 3.42% less from 306.00 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Gradient Invs Ltd Llc invested in 524 shares or 0% of the stock. Amp Investors owns 447,374 shares. Shufro Rose & Ltd Liability Com holds 75,580 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio. 38,459 are owned by Bradley Foster Sargent Ct. Oakbrook Investments Limited Liability Co has 0.05% invested in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Peloton Wealth Strategists accumulated 2.31% or 61,850 shares. Citadel Advisors has invested 0% in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Kistler stated it has 2,396 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Asset Mngmt One Com Ltd holds 0.14% or 1.27 million shares in its portfolio. Brown Brothers Harriman reported 0% of its portfolio in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR). Td Asset Mgmt accumulated 103,297 shares. Fincl Corporation, Missouri-based fund reported 1,200 shares. Nomura Asset Mgmt owns 267,129 shares. Amica Mutual Insurance owns 66,510 shares. Tiverton Asset Mgmt Lc reported 2,229 shares stake.

Among 28 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. NXP Semiconductors NV had 73 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 31 by Mizuho. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of NXPI in report on Monday, July 10 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, May 3 with “Hold”. Mizuho maintained NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) rating on Thursday, October 27. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $110 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, October 26 with “Hold”. Pacific Crest downgraded NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) on Tuesday, November 1 to “Sector Weight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, September 1. Bank of America downgraded the shares of NXPI in report on Monday, June 27 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Thursday, September 7.

Oz Management Lp, which manages about $56.28B and $17.35B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Insys Therapeutics Inc New (Put) (NASDAQ:INSY) by 58,800 shares to 30,000 shares, valued at $181,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jianpu Technology Inc by 2.10 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 446,011 shares, and cut its stake in Expedia Group Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE).

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