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Affinity Investment Advisors Cut Laboratory Amer Hldgs (LH) Position; Shorts at Dorian Lpg Limited (LPG) Raised By 7.23%

Dorian Lpg Limited (NYSE:LPG) had an increase of 7.23% in short interest. LPG’s SI was 2.61 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 7.23% from 2.44 million shares previously. With 126,900 avg volume, 21 days are for Dorian Lpg Limited (NYSE:LPG)’s short sellers to cover LPG’s short positions. The stock increased 2.72% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $8.32. About 176,941 shares traded or 8.18% up from the average. Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE:LPG) has declined 2.04% since December 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.74% the S&P500.

Affinity Investment Advisors Llc decreased Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH) stake by 40.49% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Affinity Investment Advisors Llc sold 9,620 shares as Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH)’s stock declined 0.17%. The Affinity Investment Advisors Llc holds 14,140 shares with $2.18M value, down from 23,760 last quarter. Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs now has $15.94B valuation. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $156.54. About 143,478 shares traded. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has risen 10.51% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.

Dorian LPG Ltd. operates as a liquefied petroleum gas shipping firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $458.56 million. The firm engages in the transportation of LPG. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily serves energy companies and commodity traders through its fleet of 22 very large gas carriers with an aggregate carrying capacity of approximately 1.8 million cubic meters.

Among 4 analysts covering Dorian LPG (NYSE:LPG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Dorian LPG had 6 analyst reports since December 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Pareto to “Hold”. JP Morgan initiated Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE:LPG) on Friday, December 18 with “Overweight” rating. UBS downgraded Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE:LPG) on Tuesday, March 22 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE:LPG) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 26. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 13 by UBS.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 44 investors sold LH shares while 207 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 199 raised stakes. 93.49 million shares or 2.05% more from 91.61 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Stearns Grp stated it has 1,367 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Eqis Cap Mngmt Inc holds 0.05% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) or 6,054 shares. Transamerica Financial Advisors reported 1.12% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Crestpoint Management Ltd Com accumulated 0.26% or 3,600 shares. 101,679 were accumulated by Credit Agricole S A. Endurant Capital Limited Partnership accumulated 0.31% or 7,212 shares. Needham Invest Mgmt Llc owns 1.73% invested in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) for 42,088 shares. 402,920 were reported by Deutsche Financial Bank Ag. Moreover, M&R Mngmt has 0% invested in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). 16,700 were reported by First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund invested in 0.03% or 10,660 shares. Eagle Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 299,224 shares. Veritas Invest Management (Uk) Limited stated it has 2.74% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Next Fincl Gru owns 8 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.02% or 156,541 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $14.75 million activity. 5,968 Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) shares with value of $951,672 were sold by EISENBERG GLENN A. Shares for $7.01M were sold by KING DAVID P on Wednesday, September 6. EBERTS F SAMUEL III sold $4.89M worth of stock or 31,500 shares. On Tuesday, August 1 the insider Dodson Edward T sold $459,739. Uthgenannt Lisa J also sold $800,000 worth of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) on Tuesday, August 1. Gilliland Dwight Gary also sold $149,068 worth of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) shares. On Friday, August 11 Williams R Sanders sold $486,338 worth of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) or 3,100 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Laboratory Corp (NYSE:LH), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Laboratory Corp had 46 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral” on Thursday, September 15. Citigroup initiated Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) on Friday, September 9 with “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Sunday, October 15. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 11 report. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, December 8 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 27 report. Credit Suisse maintained Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) rating on Thursday, May 25. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $14600 target.

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