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Oceanfirst Financial (OCFC) Shareholder State Street Has Lifted Position by $552,015 as Share Value Declined; Beaconlight Capital Trimmed Anthem (ANTM) Holding by $2.95 Million as Stock Price Rose

State Street Corp increased its stake in Oceanfirst Financial Corp (OCFC) by 3.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Street Corp bought 20,445 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.65% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 601,519 shares of the savings institutions company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.54 million, up from 581,074 at the end of the previous reported quarter. State Street Corp who had been investing in Oceanfirst Financial Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.21B market cap company. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $26.14. About 19,171 shares traded. OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) has risen 51.57% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.87% the S&P500.

Ed Bosek decreased its stake in Anthem Inc (ANTM) by 65.55% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Beaconlight Capital Llc sold 15,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.08% with the market. The hedge fund run by Ed Bosek held 8,200 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.56M, down from 23,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beaconlight Capital Llc who had been investing in Anthem Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $59.13 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.06% or $2.47 during the last trading session, reaching $230.3. About 440,843 shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

Among 24 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Anthem Inc had 73 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, January 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 13. Bernstein maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) rating on Thursday, January 25. Bernstein has “Buy” rating and $312.0 target. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 2 by Citigroup. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Jefferies. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 20. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18300 target in Wednesday, July 5 report.

Beaconlight Capital Llc, which manages about $170.27 million and $189.41M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Parsley Energy Inc (NYSE:PE) by 38,888 shares to 124,588 shares, valued at $3.28 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Inc Resh Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:INCR) by 36,486 shares in the quarter, for a total of 172,186 shares, and has risen its stake in Builders Firstsource Inc (NASDAQ:BLDR).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.74 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.12, from 1.62 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 6 investors sold OCFC shares while 29 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 21.84 million shares or 5.90% more from 20.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Sei has 0% invested in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) for 3,776 shares. Lord Abbett And Limited Liability owns 0.03% invested in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) for 400,511 shares. Skyline Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 1.05% in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC). Invesco reported 0% stake. 280,000 are owned by Hennessy Advsr. Savings Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) for 1 shares. Brown Advisory Inc owns 846,411 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insur Com The owns 24,206 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Alphaone Inv Ltd Com reported 161,613 shares. Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Limited owns 1.56% invested in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) for 146,288 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co has 0% invested in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC). Jennison Assoc Ltd Liability reported 11,025 shares. Federated Investors Pa reported 336 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gendell Jeffrey L reported 0.16% stake. Citigroup Inc owns 3,062 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Among 4 analysts covering OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. OceanFirst Financial Corp. had 14 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, September 16. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) rating on Wednesday, September 27. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $32.0 target. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, January 30 report. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy”. The stock of OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Sunday, January 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, July 27. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 5 by Sandler O’Neill.

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