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Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH) Holder Capital Returns Management Has Decreased Stake by $1.62 Million; Shelton Capital Management Stake in Pfizer (PFE) Has Cut as Valuation Declined

Ron Bobman decreased its stake in Atlas Financial Holdings Inc (AFH) by 15.76% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Returns Management Llc sold 90,060 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.31% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Ron Bobman held 481,246 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.10M, down from 571,306 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Returns Management Llc who had been investing in Atlas Financial Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $229.19 million market cap company. The stock increased 2.70% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $19.05. About 42,999 shares traded or 27.07% up from the average. Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) has declined 15.27% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.97% the S&P500.

Shelton Capital Management decreased its stake in Pfizer Inc (PFE) by 55.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shelton Capital Management sold 89,673 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.45% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 72,341 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.58 million, down from 162,014 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shelton Capital Management who had been investing in Pfizer Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $203.62B market cap company. The stock increased 1.58% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $34.16. About 47.30M shares traded or 132.90% up from the average. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Pfizer had 74 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 4 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. As per Friday, March 24, the company rating was maintained by Societe Generale. Jefferies maintained the shares of PFE in report on Tuesday, January 16 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of PFE in report on Thursday, April 7 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $43.0 target in Monday, September 18 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Berenberg on Thursday, May 12. SunTrust upgraded Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Wednesday, November 25 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 14. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PFE in report on Wednesday, January 31 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, January 31.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $12.56 million activity. $1.34 million worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) was sold by SUSMAN SALLY on Tuesday, September 12. 8,064 shares valued at $263,693 were sold by OLSON LAURIE J on Monday, August 21. $6.70M worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares were sold by READ IAN C. DAMELIO FRANK A had sold 94,409 shares worth $3.21 million on Thursday, August 31. Another trade for 8,000 shares valued at $296,560 was made by JOHNSON RADY A on Friday, December 15.

Shelton Capital Management, which manages about $1.01B and $1.29 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Franklin Res Inc (NYSE:BEN) by 241,760 shares to 249,167 shares, valued at $11.09M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Mosaic Co New (NYSE:MOS) by 28,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 186,568 shares, and has risen its stake in United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold PFE shares while 700 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. 4.06 billion shares or 0.86% more from 4.02 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Franklin Street Advsr Nc has 0.19% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 32,425 shares. Lvw Advsr Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 94,100 shares or 1.33% of the stock. Healthinvest Prtn Ab reported 181,300 shares. Conning owns 1.46% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 1.20M shares. Evanson Asset Mngmt Limited Liability stated it has 15,918 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Evercore Wealth Limited Co holds 199,832 shares or 0.28% of its portfolio. Becker Inc owns 1.51 million shares for 1.85% of their portfolio. Maine-based Davis R M has invested 0.08% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Winch Advisory Svcs Ltd Llc holds 0.92% or 39,764 shares in its portfolio. 38,478 were accumulated by Shoker Inv Counsel. Cetera Advisor Ltd Liability Corporation, California-based fund reported 335,297 shares. 1St Source Financial Bank has invested 0.45% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Fort Washington Inv Advsr Oh owns 342,366 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Raymond James Fincl Services Advsrs accumulated 2.36 million shares. 17.94M were reported by Sumitomo Mitsui Holdg.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 sales for $1.86 million activity. DiMaggio Leslie sold $12,522 worth of stock or 657 shares. 1,088 shares valued at $20,855 were sold by Giles Bruce Wayne on Tuesday, December 12. Shares for $14,924 were sold by Romano Paul Anthony JR. On Tuesday, December 12 the insider Wollney Scott D sold $33,546. 1,088 shares were sold by Shugrue Joseph Raymond, worth $20,855.

Capital Returns Management Llc, which manages about $343.50M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Federated Natl Hldg Co (NASDAQ:FNHC) by 192,885 shares to 805,673 shares, valued at $12.58M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Progressive Corp Ohio (NYSE:PGR) by 35,501 shares in the quarter, for a total of 279,301 shares, and has risen its stake in Old Rep Intl Corp (NYSE:ORI).

Analysts await Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) to report earnings on March, 12. They expect $0.32 earnings per share, up 114.10% or $2.59 from last year’s $-2.27 per share. AFH’s profit will be $3.85M for 14.88 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual earnings per share reported by Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -49.21% negative EPS growth.

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