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Nexstar Media Group (NXST) Holding Maintained by Gratia Capital Llc; Ultimate Software Group (ULTI) Shareholder Contour Asset Management Lowered Stake

Contour Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) by 14.33% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Contour Asset Management Llc sold 35,720 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.03% with the market. The hedge fund held 213,602 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $44.87 million, down from 249,322 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Contour Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Ultimate Software Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.52 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.23% or $2.65 during the last trading session, reaching $218.28. About 302,143 shares traded. The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) has risen 10.74% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.96% the S&P500.

Steve Pei increased its stake in Nexstar Media Group Inc (NXST) by 141.63% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gratia Capital Llc bought 295,021 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.04% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Steve Pei held 503,324 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $30.10 million, up from 208,303 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gratia Capital Llc who had been investing in Nexstar Media Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.43 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $75.3. About 842,005 shares traded or 13.68% up from the average. Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) has risen 19.43% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.73% the S&P500.

Gratia Capital Llc, which manages about $521.00M and $341.72 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Spdr Series Trust (XRT) by 107,477 shares to 58,549 shares, valued at $2.38M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) by 415,638 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 233,436 shares, and cut its stake in Altisource Asset Mgmt Corp (NYSEMKT:AAMC).

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $58.62 million activity. $13.64 million worth of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) shares were sold by MUSE JOHN R. $180,029 worth of stock was sold by Pruett Julie on Wednesday, September 20. Vaughn Gary Michael sold $309,820 worth of stock or 5,050 shares. Miller Dennis sold $285,698 worth of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) on Friday, August 11.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in Q2 2017. Its down 1.43, from 2.57 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 42 investors sold NXST shares while 57 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 47.98 million shares or 7.89% more from 44.47 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Interest Gru Inc holds 0.01% or 28,196 shares. Raymond James And Assocs holds 8,107 shares. Prudential reported 5,207 shares. Tributary Capital Limited Co owns 233,859 shares or 1.23% of their US portfolio. Wisconsin-based Sii Invs Wi has invested 0.02% in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST). Granahan Investment Mgmt Ma stated it has 0.66% in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST). First Comml Bank Of Omaha holds 0.07% or 20,011 shares. Ngam Advsr LP accumulated 102,115 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Roystone Cap Mgmt LP owns 603,500 shares for 2.4% of their portfolio. 24,600 are held by Point72 Asset Management Limited Partnership. Aqr Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0% or 7,791 shares. Community National Bank & Trust Na owns 50 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Pentwater Cap Management Limited Partnership holds 45,000 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Parametric Port Assocs reported 174,233 shares. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Liability Corp holds 282,830 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Nexstar Broadcasting Group had 30 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush maintained Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) rating on Wednesday, January 18. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $75 target. The stock of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Stephens. The stock of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, March 1. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank on Friday, October 20 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) on Monday, September 18 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 9. The stock of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 12 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 7. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Sunday, October 22 with “Buy”.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.93 million activity. Another trade for 4,613 shares valued at $924,399 was made by FITZPATRICK JAMES A JR on Thursday, August 3.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.14, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 34 investors sold ULTI shares while 88 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 32.89 million shares or 3.97% more from 31.63 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement System has 76,100 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas accumulated 2,258 shares. Massachusetts Svcs Ma stated it has 51,705 shares. Citadel Advsr holds 0% or 6,888 shares in its portfolio. First Mercantile Trust Com owns 2,386 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund holds 10,667 shares. Bamco Ny, a New York-based fund reported 392,641 shares. Riverbridge Prns reported 727,149 shares or 2.92% of all its holdings. Raymond James Svcs Advsr accumulated 4,827 shares. 12,500 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement System. Citigroup reported 0% stake. Mirae Asset Invests holds 16,575 shares. Moreover, Motley Fool Asset Management Ltd Liability Company has 2.05% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Disciplined Growth Investors Inc Mn reported 0.29% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Co Limited reported 116,036 shares.

Contour Asset Management Llc, which manages about $2.80 billion and $1.66 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Netflix Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 135,000 shares to 576,800 shares, valued at $86.18 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pegasystems Inc (NASDAQ:PEGA) by 504,955 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.78 million shares, and has risen its stake in Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA).

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