Needham Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Equinix Inc (EQIX) by 42.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Needham Investment Management Llc sold 1,499 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $893,000, down from 3,499 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Needham Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Equinix Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $31.59 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.87% or $3.55 during the last trading session, reaching $403.76. About 78,970 shares traded. Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) has risen 24.40% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.70% the S&P500.
Reid Walker increased its stake in Laredo Petroleum Inc (LPI) by 50.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ws Management Lllp bought 2.00M shares as the company’s stock declined 8.43% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Reid Walker held 5.93 million shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $76.74M, up from 3.93M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ws Management Lllp who had been investing in Laredo Petroleum Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.99 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $8.32. About 256,013 shares traded. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) has risen 17.65% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.95% the S&P500.
Among 34 analysts covering Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc (NYSE:LPI), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc had 98 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 20 by SunTrust. The stock of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, August 12. Credit Suisse maintained Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) rating on Monday, April 3. Credit Suisse has “Sell” rating and $13 target. The stock of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 7 by KLR. The stock has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, December 11. The stock has “Accumulate” rating by KLR Group on Thursday, February 18. The stock of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) earned “Hold” rating by Williams Capital Group on Wednesday, October 18. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, September 18 by PiperJaffray. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Tuesday, October 13 by Iberia Capital Partners.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 23 investors sold LPI shares while 41 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 254.15 million shares or 0.31% more from 253.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 0% or 35,230 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Co invested in 0.02% or 27,849 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 5,296 shares in its portfolio. Us Bancorporation De holds 0% of its portfolio in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) for 200 shares. Commonwealth Equity Svcs reported 89,724 shares stake. Winfield Associate owns 80 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Evanson Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI). 3.31 million were reported by Encompass Advsr Ltd Llc. Corecommodity Mgmt Ltd holds 24,777 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Tph Asset Mngmt Limited Company reported 1.48 million shares. Quantitative Invest Management Ltd Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) for 80,000 shares. Cardinal Cap Mgmt Llc Ct, Connecticut-based fund reported 1.72M shares. Waddell & Reed Financial stated it has 4.62M shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Chicago Equity Partners Lc has 0.04% invested in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) for 91,000 shares. New York-based Jennison Associates Limited Company has invested 0.03% in Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI).
Ws Management Lllp, which manages about $4.01 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Generac Hldgs Inc (NYSE:GNRC) by 533,385 shares to 950,000 shares, valued at $43.63M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in G (NASDAQ:GIII) by 250,240 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.24 million shares, and cut its stake in Lamar Advertising Co New (NASDAQ:LAMR).
Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $18.39 million activity. Shares for $2.19 million were sold by Schwartz Eric. Shares for $657,640 were sold by TAYLOR KEITH D on Friday, January 26. Campbell Michael Earl had sold 200 shares worth $92,486 on Friday, December 15. 1,593 Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) shares with value of $703,395 were sold by VAN CAMP PETER. $4.74M worth of Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIT) shares were sold by Smith Stephen M. $2.71M worth of stock was sold by STROHMEYER KARL on Tuesday, January 16.
Needham Investment Management Llc, which manages about $550.90M and $394.77M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Super Micro Computer Inc (NASDAQ:SMCI) by 39,625 shares to 651,050 shares, valued at $14.39 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Neophotonics Corp (NYSE:NPTN) by 152,500 shares in the quarter, for a total of 180,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Akamai Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:AKAM).