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Amedisys (AMED) Shareholder Redmile Group Has Boosted Its Stake by $15.42 Million as Stock Value Rose; Prudential Finl (PRU) Holding Held by Gabalex Capital Management Llc

Jeremy Green increased its stake in Amedisys Inc (AMED) by 8351.97% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Redmile Group Llc bought 280,292 shares as the company’s stock rose 22.82% with the market. The hedge fund run by Jeremy Green held 283,648 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.87M, up from 3,356 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Redmile Group Llc who had been investing in Amedisys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.87B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $55.03. About 229,833 shares traded. Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) has risen 15.02% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.68% the S&P500.

Gabalex Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Prudential Finl Inc (PRU) by 9.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gabalex Capital Management Llc bought 15,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.41% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 180,000 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $19.14M, up from 165,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gabalex Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Prudential Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $45.40 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $106.89. About 2.82M shares traded or 42.95% up from the average. Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has risen 33.66% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.96% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Prudential Financial had 50 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, October 7. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, September 23. Morgan Stanley maintained Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) on Thursday, November 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Monday, June 26 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Thursday, February 11. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Friday, November 18 to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Wells Fargo. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $123 target in Thursday, October 5 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 43 investors sold PRU shares while 274 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 245 raised stakes. 265.93 million shares or 0.75% less from 267.93 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Richard Bernstein Advisors holds 0.44% or 59,568 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Mngmt Com has 19,656 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Nbt Bancshares N A holds 0.55% of its portfolio in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) for 32,481 shares. Tokio Marine Asset holds 0.5% or 31,163 shares in its portfolio. Boothbay Fund Management Ltd Liability holds 3,560 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. The Netherlands-based Kempen Cap Mgmt Nv has invested 0.16% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Barrett Asset Llc has 200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno has 22,440 shares. Copper Rock Prns Ltd Com has invested 0.4% in Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). Braun Stacey holds 129,735 shares or 0.94% of its portfolio. 2,036 are owned by Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership. Davenport & Ltd owns 2,304 shares. 165,280 are held by Franklin Resource. Hudock Cap Grp Inc Ltd Company has 1,152 shares. 690 are owned by First Manhattan.

Among 15 analysts covering Amedisys Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Amedisys Inc. had 37 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, January 27, the company rating was initiated by Benchmark. The stock of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Monday, November 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5600 target in Monday, June 5 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 18. RBC Capital Markets maintained Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) on Thursday, November 9 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, July 10. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Neutral” on Wednesday, January 13. SunTrust maintained the shares of AMED in report on Monday, October 9 with “Buy” rating.

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