Villere St Denis J & Co Has Boosted Its Dst Sys Del (DST) Holding; Essent Group Limited (ESNT) SI Increased By 2.65%

November 14, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Essent Group Limited (NYSE:ESNT) had an increase of 2.65% in short interest. ESNT’s SI was 723,300 shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 2.65% from 704,600 shares previously. With 979,500 avg

volume, 1 days are for Essent Group Limited (NYSE:ESNT)’s short sellers to cover ESNT’s short positions. The SI to Essent Group Limited’s float is 0.88%. About shares traded. Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) has risen 81.69% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 64.99% the S&P500.

Villere St Denis J & Co Llc increased Dst Sys Inc Del (DST) stake by 5.22% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Villere St Denis J & Co Llc acquired 10,909 shares as Dst Sys Inc Del (DST)’s stock rose 2.31%. The Villere St Denis J & Co Llc holds 219,918 shares with $13.57 million value, up from 209,009 last quarter. Dst Sys Inc Del now has $3.58B valuation. The stock declined 0.07% or $0.04 reaching $59.53 on the news. About shares traded. DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) has risen 0.59% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.11% the S&P500.

Villere St Denis J & Co Llc decreased 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) stake by 441,525 shares to 1.72M valued at $80.91M in 2017Q2. It also reduced Pinnacle Foods Inc Del (NYSE:PF) stake by 27,725 shares and now owns 170,200 shares. Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 6.41 in 2017 Q2. Its up 5.53, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 29 investors sold DST shares while 12 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 210 raised stakes. 102.71 million shares or 292.09% more from 26.20 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Manufacturers Life Ins Commerce The holds 0.01% or 90,829 shares. Geode Capital Management Ltd reported 0.01% of its portfolio in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST). Quantitative Inv Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) for 17,000 shares. Moreover, Fuller And Thaler Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 0% invested in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST). Ameriprise invested in 0.01% or 375,476 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 140,401 shares. Weaver C Barksdale Associates Inc stated it has 138 shares. Wedge L LP Nc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 7,532 shares. Nordea Management Ab holds 0.01% or 74,600 shares in its portfolio. The Tennessee-based Delta Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Tn has invested 0% in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST). Savings Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST). Braun Stacey has 0.67% invested in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mngmt holds 0.07% or 122,366 shares. 24,198 were reported by Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. James Inv Research holds 207,054 shares.

Since May 16, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 insider sale for $1.19 million activity. $1.21 million worth of stock was sold by GIVENS GREGG WM on Thursday, June 15. Another trade for 164 shares valued at $19,911 was bought by Bryan Lowell L.

Among 4 analysts covering DST Systems (NYSE:DST), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. DST Systems had 10 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, August 31. The stock of DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 23. Robert W. Baird maintained DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Friday, January 29 to “Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Friday, August 28. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $68.0 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 20 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.10, from 1.26 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 18 investors sold Essent Group Ltd shares while 65 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 79.27 million shares or 1.31% more from 78.24 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Sheets Smith Wealth Management holds 0.27% or 27,761 shares. State Street Corp holds 0.01% or 2.49M shares in its portfolio. Gsa Prns Llp holds 0.02% in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) or 6,553 shares. Howe Rusling invested in 3,345 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 21,900 were accumulated by Virginia Retirement Et Al. Wealthtrust accumulated 0% or 100 shares. First Trust Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% or 94,494 shares. Schwab Charles Inv accumulated 735,340 shares. Moreover, Parnassus Invests Ca has 0.07% invested in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) for 430,000 shares. 1,580 are held by Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated. Jbf Cap Inc has 2,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Nordea Inv Management owns 52,161 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hillsdale Investment owns 0.21% invested in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) for 29,600 shares. Tennessee-based First Mercantile Trust has invested 0.09% in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT). Stanley holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) for 16,973 shares.

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