Diligent Investors Llc decreased its stake in Green Dot Corp (GDOT) by 21.92% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Diligent Investors Llc sold 8,827 shares as the company’s stock rose 33.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 31,433 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.56 million, down from 40,260 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Diligent Investors Llc who had been investing in Green Dot Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.01B market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $60.89. About 162,169 shares traded. Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) has risen 53.57% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.87% the S&P500.
New South Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Brookdale Sr Living Inc. (BKD) by 4.63% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. New South Capital Management Inc sold 281,580 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.44% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 5.80M shares of the hospital and nursing management company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $61.49 million, down from 6.08 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. New South Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Brookdale Sr Living Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.68B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.07% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $9.01. About 1.57 million shares traded. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) has declined 20.75% since February 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.45% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.47, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 16 investors sold GDOT shares while 58 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 39.20 million shares or 6.77% more from 36.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Aqr Mngmt Lc reported 68,185 shares. Alliancebernstein LP accumulated 64,500 shares or 0% of the stock. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Company stated it has 0.15% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Trexquant Investment LP accumulated 5,461 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Usa Financial Portformulas Corporation holds 16,077 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Meeder Asset has 0.04% invested in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) for 6,918 shares. Profund Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 6,844 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Gsa Capital Partners Llp invested in 0.02% or 5,880 shares. Tci Wealth Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Acadian Asset Management Ltd Co owns 45,293 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 0.01% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Amp Capital Invsts Ltd holds 7,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 0.02% or 8,972 shares. Blair William Il reported 0% of its portfolio in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Piedmont Invest Advsrs Lc stated it has 9,891 shares.
Among 18 analysts covering Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Green Dot had 43 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Deutsche Bank. Compass Point maintained Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) rating on Thursday, February 25. Compass Point has “Neutral” rating and $22 target. BTIG Research downgraded the shares of GDOT in report on Friday, March 18 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 8. William Blair upgraded the shares of GDOT in report on Wednesday, August 9 to “Buy” rating. Compass Point maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $20 target in Wednesday, August 5 report. Jefferies maintained Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) rating on Monday, November 13. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $73 target. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Monday, November 13 to “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Tuesday, January 17. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 23 with “Buy”.
Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 sales for $15.98 million activity. 12,356 shares were sold by Archer Kuan, worth $759,223 on Thursday, February 1. Shares for $495,434 were sold by Aldrich Kenneth C. 13,000 shares were sold by Unruh Jess, worth $780,018. 6,500 shares valued at $396,606 were sold by Shifke Mark L on Tuesday, January 16.
Analysts await Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, up 50.00% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.1 per share. GDOT’s profit will be $7.42M for 101.48 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.21 actual earnings per share reported by Green Dot Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.57% negative EPS growth.
New South Capital Management Inc, which manages about $3.52 billion and $4.19 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Service Corp International (NYSE:SCI) by 19,060 shares to 2.49 million shares, valued at $85.74M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Lkq Corp (NASDAQ:LKQ) by 15,602 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.89 million shares, and has risen its stake in Tegna Inc.