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Force Capital Management Has Increased Its Sears Hldgs (Call) (SHLD) Holding; Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT) Shorts Raised By 4.83%

Stock Yards Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYBT) had an increase of 4.83% in short interest. SYBT’s SI was 656,000 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 4.83% from 625,800 shares previously. With 46,700 avg volume, 14 days are for Stock Yards Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYBT)’s short sellers to cover SYBT’s short positions. The SI to Stock Yards Bancorp Incorporated’s float is 3.19%. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $36.2. About 20,708 shares traded. Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) has risen 34.69% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.99% the S&P500.

Force Capital Management Llc increased Sears Hldgs Corp (Call) (SHLD) stake by 20.82% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Force Capital Management Llc acquired 325,000 shares as Sears Hldgs Corp (Call) (SHLD)’s stock rose 3.98%. The Force Capital Management Llc holds 1.89 million shares with $13.77M value, up from 1.56M last quarter. Sears Hldgs Corp (Call) now has $280.87M valuation. The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.61. About 2.58M shares traded or 23.92% up from the average. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) has declined 29.81% since February 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.51% the S&P500.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $13.55 million activity. $4.21 million worth of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) was sold by BERKOWITZ BRUCE R on Thursday, January 25.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.72 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.20, from 0.52 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 20 investors sold SHLD shares while 30 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 64.05 million shares or 3.85% less from 66.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Silvercrest Asset Group Limited Com has invested 0% in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD). Geode Management Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 340,070 shares. Paloma Prtn invested 0% of its portfolio in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD). Canada Pension Plan Board, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 67,500 shares. Lenox Wealth Management owns 15 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems reported 0% of its portfolio in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD). Knightsbridge Asset Mgmt Ltd Co holds 16,311 shares. Landscape Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 35,920 shares. Us Natl Bank De holds 1,858 shares. The Texas-based Next Financial Gru has invested 0% in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD). Schwab Charles Investment Management reported 0% in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD). Balyasny Asset Management Lc stated it has 437,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Natl Bank Of New York Mellon Corp holds 0% or 98,984 shares in its portfolio. Css Limited Liability Il holds 49,144 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 58,297 were accumulated by Goodhaven Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Company.

Among 3 analysts covering Sears Canada (NASDAQ:SHLD), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Sears Canada had 6 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna on Friday, February 10 with “Negative”. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, December 1 report. Susquehanna maintained Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) on Wednesday, January 10 with “Sell” rating. IBC maintained Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) on Thursday, September 3 with “Sector Perform” rating. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Sell”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 11 investors sold Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 10.56 million shares or 1.14% less from 10.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 8,220 are owned by First Bancorp. Ameritas Investment Prns Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Voya Inv Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0% or 13,637 shares. Raymond James And Assoc has invested 0% in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The reported 215,018 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md holds 0% in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) or 24,941 shares. Orleans Capital Management La accumulated 7,500 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Alliancebernstein Lp has 0% invested in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Harvey Investment Ltd Liability Co holds 53,904 shares or 0.4% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 2,230 shares. Int Gru reported 0% of its portfolio in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc reported 5,600 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc invested in 0% or 375 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co owns 706 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Wedge Cap L L P Nc holds 0.05% in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) or 140,094 shares.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 22 buys, and 5 insider sales for $337,434 activity. Brown J McCauley had bought 43 shares worth $1,638 on Tuesday, January 23. Poindexter Philip had sold 850 shares worth $29,970 on Wednesday, August 16. TASMAN NORMAN also bought $3,315 worth of Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) on Tuesday, January 23. 11 shares were bought by Northern Richard, worth $412 on Wednesday, January 10. Shares for $90,492 were sold by THOMPSON KATHY C. Priebe Stephen M had bought 1 shares worth $38. Herde Carl G also bought $412 worth of Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) shares.

Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company that provides commercial and personal banking services in Louisville, Indianapolis, and Cincinnati. The company has market cap of $820.98 million. The Company’s deposit products include non-interest and interest bearing demand deposits, savings deposits, certificates of deposit, money market deposits, and time deposits. It has a 21.81 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises commercial and industrial, construction and development, undeveloped land, real estate mortgage, and consumer loans; and originates and sells single-family residential mortgages.

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