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Equitec Specialists Has Cut By $1.21 Million Its Amtrust Finl Svcs (Call) (AFSI) Stake; Stifel Financial Has Raised Nike (NKE) Holding

Equitec Specialists Llc decreased Amtrust Finl Svcs Inc (Call) (AFSI) stake by 68.56% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Equitec Specialists Llc sold 80,900 shares as Amtrust Finl Svcs Inc (Call) (AFSI)’s stock declined 55.63%. The Equitec Specialists Llc holds 37,100 shares with $562,000 value, down from 118,000 last quarter. Amtrust Finl Svcs Inc (Call) now has $1.95B valuation. The stock increased 1.53% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $9.93. About 164,311 shares traded. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) has declined 53.49% since December 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 70.19% the S&P500.

Stifel Financial Corp increased Nike Inc (NKE) stake by 5.4% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Stifel Financial Corp acquired 65,045 shares as Nike Inc (NKE)’s stock declined 8.78%. The Stifel Financial Corp holds 1.27 million shares with $74.93 million value, up from 1.20 million last quarter. Nike Inc now has $99.02 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.35% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $60.69. About 1.79 million shares traded. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has declined 9.24% since December 4, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500.

Analysts await AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, down 28.95% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.38 per share. AFSI’s profit will be $52.94 million for 9.19 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.04 actual earnings per share reported by AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -775.00% EPS growth.

Since June 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $69,610 activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $69,610 was made by Ungar Stephen on Thursday, June 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.43, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 68 investors sold AFSI shares while 49 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 71.30 million shares or 6.66% less from 76.38 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 7,833 shares. Ameritas Invest Prtn reported 7,487 shares. Advisory Svcs Limited Liability Company owns 768 shares. Parsons Cap Ri has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, a Sweden-based fund reported 34,818 shares. Maple Capital has invested 0.13% in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI). Vanguard Gp has 7.90 million shares. Old Bancshares In holds 10,487 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 301,831 are held by Citadel Advsr Lc. Cornerstone Cap Management Hldgs Limited Com reported 156,833 shares. Royal State Bank Of Canada has 0.03% invested in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) for 4.01M shares. American Rech Mngmt holds 2,200 shares. Asset Mgmt, Colorado-based fund reported 28,762 shares. Aqr Cap Mgmt Lc accumulated 0% or 67,989 shares. 113,087 are held by New York State Common Retirement Fund.

Equitec Specialists Llc increased Black Hills Corp stake by 92,010 shares to 437,908 valued at $32.37M in 2017Q2. It also upped Epr Pptys stake by 137,593 shares and now owns 727,516 shares. Hostess Brands Inc was raised too.

Among 8 analysts covering Amtrust Financial Services (NASDAQ:AFSI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Amtrust Financial Services had 20 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, September 14. The rating was downgraded by JMP Securities on Monday, November 13 to “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold”. FBR Capital downgraded the shares of AFSI in report on Tuesday, October 24 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, August 8. JMP Securities reinitiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, July 7 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 9 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, June 5. Citigroup initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 14 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Monday, October 23.

Among 44 analysts covering Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), 23 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Nike Inc. had 196 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, December 28 by Credit Suisse. The stock of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, October 16. The stock of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 29 by Goldman Sachs. Jefferies maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Friday, June 30. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $7500 target. DA Davidson maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 29 report. On Wednesday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, March 23 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Thursday, January 19. Susquehanna upgraded the shares of NKE in report on Wednesday, August 26 to “Positive” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Wells Fargo.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.07, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 82 investors sold NKE shares while 439 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 410 raised stakes. 994.42 million shares or 3.48% less from 1.03 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ipswich Incorporated accumulated 0.59% or 21,242 shares. Wealthcare Capital Ltd holds 0% or 400 shares. Johnson Inv Counsel invested in 572,808 shares. Halsey Assoc Ct holds 1.4% or 115,292 shares. Telemus Capital Ltd Liability Com invested in 33,263 shares. Waldron Limited Partnership reported 4,086 shares. Signature Financial Management reported 8,112 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Grp Ltd Liability holds 0.6% or 24,912 shares. Salem Investment Counselors invested in 0.11% or 16,300 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Il stated it has 6,051 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. California Employees Retirement Systems invested 0.28% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Independent Invsts owns 1.79% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 70,000 shares. Birinyi Assocs Inc owns 10,000 shares. Signature Estate Investment Advsr Lc accumulated 2,255 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Florida-based Texas Yale Capital Corporation has invested 1.22% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE).

Stifel Financial Corp decreased Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) stake by 32,309 shares to 114,595 valued at $2.15 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Firstenergy Corp (NYSE:FE) stake by 100,749 shares and now owns 418,497 shares. American Intl Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) was reduced too.

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