Pacific Ethanol (PEIX) Holder Candlewood Investment Group LP Has Trimmed Holding as Share Value Declined; Blue Harbour Group LP Position in Treehouse Foods (THS) Raised as Stock Price Declined

May 14, 2018 - By Louis Casey

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) Logo

Clifton S. Robbins increased its stake in Treehouse Foods Inc (THS) by 17.6% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blue Harbour Group Lp bought 150,702 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.11% with the market. The hedge fund run by Clifton S. Robbins held 1.01 million shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $49.81 million, up from 856,349 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blue Harbour Group Lp who had been investing in Treehouse Foods Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $47.01. About 550,474 shares traded. TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) has declined 54.83% since May 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.38% the S&P500.

Candlewood Investment Group Lp decreased its stake in Pacific Ethanol Inc (PEIX) by 52.23% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Candlewood Investment Group Lp sold 1.23M shares as the company’s stock declined 27.91% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.12 million shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.11 million, down from 2.35 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Candlewood Investment Group Lp who had been investing in Pacific Ethanol Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $146.77 million market cap company. The stock increased 3.08% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $3.35. About 275,608 shares traded. Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) has declined 54.41% since May 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 65.96% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Pacific Ethanol (NASDAQ:PEIX), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Pacific Ethanol had 13 analyst reports since October 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Thursday, September 28. The stock of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Cowen & Co. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $800 target in Friday, July 28 report. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 14 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 4 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by H.C. Wainwright. Rodman & Reshaw initiated the shares of PEIX in report on Tuesday, May 24 with “Buy” rating.

More important recent Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Short Sellers Look for Direction in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks” on April 25, 2018, also 247Wallst.com published article titled: “Short Sellers Getting Out of Solar, Alt Energy Stocks”, Globenewswire.com published: “Pacific Ethanol to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Conferences” on May 10, 2018. More interesting news about Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Pacific Ethanol to Release First Quarter 2018 Results” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.27 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 18 investors sold PEIX shares while 30 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 33.06 million shares or 3.83% less from 34.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Reilly Advsrs Ltd Liability Company has 0% invested in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX). 1 were accumulated by Washington Financial Bank. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX). Shufro Rose Company Lc owns 10,000 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Qs Invsts Lc reported 17,851 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Meeder Asset Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX). Cornerstone Management Holding Lc owns 286,195 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt holds 0.02% or 1.05 million shares. Matarin Capital Mngmt Ltd reported 837,047 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio stated it has 0% in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 13,392 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0% in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX). Goldman Sachs Group stated it has 227,068 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Citigroup invested in 18,045 shares. Highbridge Cap Management Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX).

Since March 6, 2018, it had 5 buys, and 0 insider sales for $172,270 activity. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $9,750 was made by Kandris Michael D on Friday, March 9. Layne Larry D also bought $36,950 worth of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) on Tuesday, March 6. McGregor Bryon T bought $8,875 worth of stock. KOEHLER NEIL M also bought $95,895 worth of Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) on Thursday, March 8.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $5.76 million activity. On Tuesday, March 6 the insider ONeill Thomas Emmet III sold $1.52M. VERMYLEN DAVID B sold $2.26 million worth of stock.

Among 18 analysts covering Treehouse Foods (NYSE:THS), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Treehouse Foods had 61 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Stephens. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 22 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 15 with “Underweight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by Bank of America. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, May 5. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 2 by William Blair. The rating was downgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, November 3 to “Hold”. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan. The stock of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 27. On Tuesday, February 9 the stock rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight”.

More recent TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “TreeHouse Foods (THS) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 03, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Antero Resources, Hudson Pacific Properties, Lincoln National, TreeHouse …” on May 10, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “US Concrete: Rainy Days Are Over, 30%-40% Upside For This Firm” with publication date: May 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 61 investors sold THS shares while 62 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 59.68 million shares or 9.80% less from 66.16 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Prelude Cap Limited stated it has 584 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bancorp Of New York Mellon holds 0.01% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) or 682,850 shares. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 239,862 shares stake. Tcw Gru Inc has 11,501 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Co stated it has 464,423 shares or 0.27% of all its holdings. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 400,000 shares stake. Counselors Of Maryland Limited Liability Company reported 0.84% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Moreover, Nwq Inv Mngmt Com Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.18% invested in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) for 282,919 shares. Td Asset Mngmt Inc holds 169,300 shares. D E Shaw & invested in 0.02% or 364,901 shares. Advisors Asset Management Incorporated stated it has 0% in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). 41,506 were accumulated by Landscape Capital Ltd Liability Co. Diversified Com has 8,515 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Board invested 0.01% of its portfolio in TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Us National Bank & Trust De invested in 17,493 shares.

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) Institutional Positions Chart

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:


>