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Hbk Investments LP Has Lowered Alliance Data Systems (ADS) Position By $1.51 Million; 3 Bullish Analysts Covering Natus Medical (BABY)

Among 4 analysts covering Natus Medical (NASDAQ:BABY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Natus Medical had 9 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, February 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 23 by TH Capital. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was maintained by TH Capital. As per Monday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. As per Tuesday, April 5, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy”. Benchmark initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 4 report. The stock of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) earned “Buy” rating by TH Capital on Tuesday, January 12. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Raymond James. See Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) latest ratings:

11/09/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $44.0 Maintain
23/06/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0000 Maintain

Hbk Investments LP decreased Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS) stake by 87.7% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Hbk Investments LP sold 5,876 shares as Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS)’s stock rose 0.06%. The Hbk Investments LP holds 824 shares with $212,000 value, down from 6,700 last quarter. Alliance Data Systems Corp now has $12.93 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.19% or $5.24 during the last trading session, reaching $234.03. About 657,974 shares traded or 22.77% up from the average. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has risen 14.47% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.23% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.09, from 0.76 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 31 investors sold ADS shares while 186 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 52.18 million shares or 4.15% less from 54.44 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Prudential Inc reported 81,417 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Aviva Public Ltd Com holds 0.05% or 34,481 shares in its portfolio. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 1.03M shares. Dubuque Retail Bank Tru has 0.01% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). 3,900 were accumulated by Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co owns 91 shares. King Luther Mngmt owns 327,667 shares. The Arizona-based Arizona State Retirement Systems has invested 0.05% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Public Sector Pension Inv Board stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Pension reported 54,918 shares stake. First Personal Financial holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 614 shares. Paradigm Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 650 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt reported 0.02% stake. Pennsylvania Tru invested in 1,875 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Skylands Cap Limited owns 12,050 shares.

Among 31 analysts covering Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS), 16 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Alliance Data Systems has $360 highest and $20 lowest target. $270.16’s average target is 15.44% above currents $234.03 stock price. Alliance Data Systems had 64 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, November 15. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, April 12 by IBC. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 28 report. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 20 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, September 18 with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Overweight” on Wednesday, November 25. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Thursday, December 17. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of ADS in report on Friday, September 8 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $265.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. The stock of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 16.

Analysts await Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $4.78 earnings per share, up 7.42% or $0.33 from last year’s $4.45 per share. ADS’s profit will be $264.09M for 12.24 P/E if the $4.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.16 actual earnings per share reported by Alliance Data Systems Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.36% negative EPS growth.

Hbk Investments LP increased Emcor Group Inc (NYSE:EME) stake by 6,006 shares to 55,200 valued at $3.61 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Taubman Ctrs Inc (NYSE:TCO) stake by 30,605 shares and now owns 47,300 shares. Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) was raised too.

Natus Medical Incorporated provides newborn care and neurology healthcare services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.21 billion. It offers services and products used for the screening, diagnosis, detection, treatment, monitoring, and tracking of common medical ailments in newborn care, hearing impairment, neurological dysfunction, epilepsy, sleep disorders, neuromuscular diseases, and balance and mobility disorders. It has a 68.28 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s product offerings include computerized neurodiagnostic systems for audiology, neurology, polysomnography, and neonatology; and software systems for managing and tracking disorders and diseases for public health laboratories.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.19, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 25 investors sold Natus Medical Incorporated shares while 61 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 30.57 million shares or 0.67% more from 30.36 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Epoch Invest Prtnrs Inc holds 0.12% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) or 933,348 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can stated it has 0% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Campbell And Investment Adviser Ltd stated it has 5,467 shares. Alpine Woods Capital Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 8,899 shares. Ashford Mngmt reported 11,400 shares. Pinebridge Lp holds 4,359 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Texas-based Petrus Commerce Lta has invested 0.1% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Parametric Portfolio Assoc Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Stifel has 0.04% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 291,498 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0% or 8,401 shares. Trexquant Lp owns 0.07% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 7,100 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can owns 41,203 shares. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% or 53,756 shares. Mngmt Of Virginia Llc holds 0.62% of its portfolio in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 69,068 shares. Blackrock owns 0.01% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 4.15M shares.

Since June 15, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $135,900 activity. Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $135,900 was made by HAWKINS JAMES B on Thursday, June 15.

The stock decreased 1.62% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $39.4. About 353,065 shares traded. Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) has risen 4.38% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.32% the S&P500.

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