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Tpg Specialty Lending (TSLX) Holder Progeny 3 Has Trimmed Its Holding; Avalon Advisors Boosted Stake in Coca (KO) as Market Value Rose

Progeny 3 Inc decreased its stake in Tpg Specialty Lending Inc (TSLX) by 33.63% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Progeny 3 Inc sold 150,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.27% with the market. The institutional investor held 296,027 shares of the company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.21M, down from 446,027 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Progeny 3 Inc who had been investing in Tpg Specialty Lending Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.11 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $18.36. About 203,935 shares traded or 2.29% up from the average. TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) has risen 27.65% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.95% the S&P500.

Avalon Advisors Llc increased its stake in Coca (KO) by 22.43% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Avalon Advisors Llc bought 190,094 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.48% with the market. The hedge fund held 1.04 million shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $46.70M, up from 847,498 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Avalon Advisors Llc who had been investing in Coca for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $191.65 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $44.98. About 17.20M shares traded or 37.94% up from the average. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since February 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Coca-Cola had 70 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) rating on Thursday, April 21. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $50 target. The stock of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 1. Vetr upgraded The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) rating on Monday, August 31. Vetr has “Hold” rating and $41.14 target. On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Susquehanna maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 12 report. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, December 13 to “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Cowen & Co. As per Friday, August 28, the company rating was downgraded by Vetr. Jefferies maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Friday, October 6 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Evercore on Friday, January 12 to “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 2.73 billion shares or 0.93% more from 2.70 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital, a New York-based fund reported 673,426 shares. Cornerstone Capital Inc reported 6,765 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Hedeker Wealth Ltd Liability Com holds 46,511 shares. Raymond James invested 0.23% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). 130,000 are held by Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd. Van Strum & Towne reported 5,200 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Sentinel Trust Com Lba holds 14,758 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Howe Rusling Inc holds 15,703 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Birch Hill Investment Ltd Liability Company holds 0.31% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) or 80,312 shares. Shelton Management holds 0.23% or 66,550 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas owns 1.98M shares. Moreover, Korea Corp has 0.51% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). Fjarde Ap owns 0.82% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 950,917 shares. Advantus Management holds 0.45% or 388,521 shares. Moreover, Glob X Communication has 0.28% invested in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for 227,558 shares.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $5.80 million activity. Shares for $1.07 million were sold by Waller Kathy N. The insider SMITH BRIAN JOHN sold 100,000 shares worth $4.61 million. $1.30M worth of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares were sold by RIVERA ALFREDO. 15,000 The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) shares with value of $719,250 were sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD.

Avalon Advisors Llc, which manages about $4.06B and $3.14 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) by 180,065 shares to 7,636 shares, valued at $326,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Applied Materials Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 7,927 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 325,775 shares, and cut its stake in Heico Corp (NYSE:HEI).

Among 7 analysts covering TPG Specialty Lending (NYSE:TSLX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. TPG Specialty Lending had 11 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JMP Securities upgraded TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) on Friday, August 5 to “Mkt Outperform” rating. As per Saturday, August 29, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The company was downgraded on Saturday, August 15 by Zacks. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 19 by Zacks. Citigroup maintained TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) rating on Friday, August 12. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $17 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Janney Capital on Wednesday, April 27. JMP Securities maintained TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) on Monday, August 7 with “Outperform” rating. National Securities downgraded the shares of TSLX in report on Monday, November 28 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann given on Tuesday, December 8.

Analysts await TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.44 EPS, down 6.38% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.47 per share. TSLX’s profit will be $26.51 million for 10.43 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.73% negative EPS growth.

Progeny 3 Inc, which manages about $173.21 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vaneck Vectors Etf Tr by 437,640 shares to 511,075 shares, valued at $11.73M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

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