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Hamilton Lane Advisors Trimmed By $1.79 Million Its Laredo Petroleum (LPI) Position; Ii-vi (IIVI) Sellers Increased By 17.11% Their Shorts

Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc decreased Laredo Petroleum Inc. (LPI) stake by 66.96% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc sold 178,992 shares as Laredo Petroleum Inc. (LPI)’s stock declined 8.43%. The Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc holds 88,328 shares with $929,000 value, down from 267,320 last quarter. Laredo Petroleum Inc. now has $2.49 billion valuation. The stock increased 5.16% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $10.39. About 2.28M shares traded. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) has risen 17.65% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.95% the S&P500.

Ii-vi Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI) had an increase of 17.11% in short interest. IIVI’s SI was 3.68M shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 17.11% from 3.14 million shares previously. With 709,900 avg volume, 5 days are for Ii-vi Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI)’s short sellers to cover IIVI’s short positions. The SI to Ii-vi Incorporated’s float is 6.71%. The stock increased 1.38% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $44.2. About 1.02M shares traded or 37.74% up from the average. II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI) has risen 55.26% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.56% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.14 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 44 investors sold II-VI Incorporated shares while 60 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 48.32 million shares or 1.34% more from 47.68 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt L P holds 0% or 10,700 shares. Great West Life Assurance Company Can owns 79,319 shares. Shellback Capital Ltd Partnership invested in 0.05% or 16,043 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated reported 641,685 shares. Thompson Davis Commerce has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI). Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership stated it has 0% in II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans stated it has 0.03% in II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 51,197 shares. Products Prtnrs Limited, a New York-based fund reported 246,900 shares. Aureus Asset Management Limited Liability Corp invested 0.06% of its portfolio in II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI). 55,446 are held by Zacks Mngmt. Cubic Asset Limited Company has 79,450 shares. 1St Global Advsrs invested in 0.06% or 14,855 shares. First Mercantile stated it has 2,160 shares. Parkside Bank & holds 27 shares.

II-VI Incorporated develops, manufactures, and markets engineered materials, and optoelectronic components and devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.76 billion. The companyÂ’s II-VI Laser Solutions segment provides optical and electro-optical components and materials for use in high-power CO2 lasers, and fiber-delivered beam delivery systems and processing tools, as well as offers direct diode lasers for industrial lasers under the II-VI HIGHYAG and II-VI Laser Enterprise brands; compound semiconductor epitaxial wafers for optical components, wireless devices, and high-speed communication systems applications; and 6-inch gallium arsenide wafers for use in production of high performance lasers and integrated circuits under the II-VI EpiWorks and II-VI OptoElectronic Devices Division brands. It has a 28.76 P/E ratio. The Company’s II-VI Photonics segment provides crystal materials, optics, microchip lasers, and optoelectronic modules for use in optical communication networks, and other various consumer and commercial applications.

Among 6 analysts covering II-VI (NASDAQ:IIVI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. II-VI had 23 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Benchmark maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by Craig Hallum. The stock of II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI) earned “Buy” rating by Northland Capital on Wednesday, September 13. The stock of II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 24 by Needham. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. The stock of II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 24 by Benchmark. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Sidoti. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 26 by B. Riley & Co. B. Riley & Co downgraded II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI) on Wednesday, July 26 to “Neutral” rating.

Hamilton Lane Advisors Llc increased Nutanix Inc. stake by 173,439 shares to 288,314 valued at $5.81M in 2017Q2. It also upped Momo Inc. stake by 36,482 shares and now owns 108,824 shares. Instructure Inc. was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.77, from 1.71 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 32 investors sold LPI shares while 49 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 253.36 million shares or 3.14% more from 245.64 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Schwab Charles Inv Management Inc, California-based fund reported 411,303 shares. Principal Finance Group holds 31,619 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Company holds 447,135 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Century Cos reported 0% in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI). The Illinois-based First Advisors LP has invested 0% in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI). Texan Capital Management owns 10,900 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Hbk Invests Limited Partnership has 500,605 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Creative Planning reported 200 shares. Guggenheim Capital Limited Com owns 203,722 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Cap Rech Global holds 6.90 million shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co stated it has 498 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Inc holds 6.68 million shares or 0% of its portfolio. Evanson Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI). Strs Ohio holds 177,750 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Sg Americas Secs accumulated 0.01% or 101,690 shares.

Among 32 analysts covering Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc (NYSE:LPI), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc had 87 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 15, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by Howard Weil given on Friday, August 14. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Thursday, March 23. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, April 21 by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) on Monday, November 20 with “Overweight” rating. The company was initiated on Friday, August 14 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Williams Capital Group maintained Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) rating on Wednesday, October 18. Williams Capital Group has “Hold” rating and $14.0 target. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 10 by Zacks. The stock of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 29 by Williams Capital Group.

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