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As Entergy (ETR) Share Value Rose, Cognios Capital Cut Its Position; Beddow Capital Management Position in Natus Medical (BABY) Trimmed by $2.06 Million

Cognios Capital Llc decreased its stake in Entergy Corp (ETR) by 91.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cognios Capital Llc sold 26,989 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.91% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,646 shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $202,000, down from 29,635 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cognios Capital Llc who had been investing in Entergy Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.10B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.20% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $78.22. About 998,700 shares traded. Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has risen 1.84% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.86% the S&P500.

Ed Beddow decreased its stake in Natus Medical Inc (BABY) by 25.03% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Beddow Capital Management Inc sold 52,920 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.93% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Ed Beddow held 158,480 shares of the electromedical & electrotherapeutic apparatus company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.23M, down from 211,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beddow Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Natus Medical Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $887.13 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $28.95. About 862,791 shares traded or 81.27% up from the average. Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) has risen 4.38% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.32% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 26 investors sold ETR shares while 165 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 147 raised stakes. 146.03 million shares or 0.84% less from 147.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 4,264 are owned by Wetherby Asset Inc. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 575,428 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. First Amer Bancorp, Illinois-based fund reported 15,314 shares. Conning Inc reported 6,113 shares. Oppenheimer & Inc holds 2,921 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc owns 28 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Lazard Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co owns 5,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 102,755 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement Sys. Guggenheim Ltd owns 815,141 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Utd Services Automobile Association owns 464,549 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al holds 4,572 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 4,200 were accumulated by Douglass Winthrop Advsrs Ltd Company. Buckingham Asset Management Ltd Com has 2,776 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Crow Point Prns Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR). Parkside Commercial Bank & reported 87 shares.

Analysts await Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.48 EPS, up 54.84% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.31 per share. ETR’s profit will be $86.52M for 40.74 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.35 actual EPS reported by Entergy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -79.57% negative EPS growth.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 17 sales for $3.79 million activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $170,000 was made by Brown Marcus V on Thursday, October 19. The insider RICE CHARLES L JR sold $78,950. $215,000 worth of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) was sold by HINNENKAMP PAUL D. 6,594 shares were sold by VINCI DONALD W, worth $560,490. Riley Richard C also sold $205,000 worth of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) shares. FISACKERLY HALEY sold $170,000 worth of stock.

Among 16 analysts covering Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Entergy Corporation had 57 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, October 25. The stock of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by JP Morgan. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $80 target in Friday, March 18 report. As per Sunday, September 24, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 2 by Guggenheim. The stock of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Monday, January 8. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, October 14 with “Neutral”. The stock of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 2. The stock of Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, March 16.

Cognios Capital Llc, which manages about $312.20M and $247.23M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in L Brands Inc (LTD) by 7,555 shares to 62,941 shares, valued at $2.62M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 5,391 shares in the quarter, for a total of 22,205 shares, and has risen its stake in Foot Locker Inc (NYSE:FL).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.41, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 32 investors sold BABY shares while 70 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 30.60 million shares or 0.12% more from 30.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.03% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 93,027 shares. The New York-based Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Intrust Financial Bank Na invested in 0.08% or 6,189 shares. Fisher Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.03% or 589,234 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Federated Invsts Pa has 0% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) for 1,548 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 51,885 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Callahan Lc reported 5,625 shares. Pub Sector Pension Invest Board invested in 0% or 20,810 shares. 3,237 are owned by Riverhead Cap Ltd. Aqr Llc accumulated 6,501 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Systematic Financial Management Lp has 0.03% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Group Ltd Liability reported 0.55% stake. 12,894 are held by Pitcairn. Alphaone Investment Ltd Company has 0.64% invested in Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY). Thrivent For Lutherans accumulated 20,320 shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Natus Medical (NASDAQ:BABY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Natus Medical had 10 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by TH Capital with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Thursday, February 2 to “Mkt Perform”. On Monday, January 8 the stock rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Hold”. The stock of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) earned “Buy” rating by TH Capital on Thursday, July 23. The stock of Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Roth Capital. TH Capital maintained Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) rating on Thursday, October 22. TH Capital has “Buy” rating and $53 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital given on Friday, June 23. As per Tuesday, October 4, the company rating was initiated by Benchmark. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, April 5 report. On Tuesday, September 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform”.

Analysts await Natus Medical Incorporated (NASDAQ:BABY) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.70 earnings per share, up 37.25% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.51 per share. BABY’s profit will be $21.45 million for 10.34 P/E if the $0.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual earnings per share reported by Natus Medical Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.00% EPS growth.

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