Capital Management Corp increased its stake in Albemarle Corp (ALB) by 24.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Management Corp bought 20,279 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 102,563 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.98 million, up from 82,284 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Management Corp who had been investing in Albemarle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.91% or $2.14 during the last trading session, reaching $114.38. About 1.01M shares traded. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has risen 45.60% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.90% the S&P500.
Wesbanco Bank Inc increased its stake in Cypress Semiconductor Corp (CY) by 11.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wesbanco Bank Inc bought 26,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.94% with the market. The institutional investor held 254,592 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.82 million, up from 227,992 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wesbanco Bank Inc who had been investing in Cypress Semiconductor Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.57 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.28% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $16.68. About 5.73M shares traded. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) has risen 39.45% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.75% the S&P500.
Among 21 analysts covering Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Albemarle Corporation had 63 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, March 1 with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained the shares of ALB in report on Tuesday, December 29 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, April 18 by Citigroup. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 9 by SunTrust. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) on Monday, October 16 with “Buy” rating. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, August 7 report. UBS upgraded Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) on Tuesday, January 30 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 19. UBS maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $84 target in Thursday, August 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Oppenheimer.
Capital Management Corp, which manages about $401.58 million and $350.14M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Marriott Intl Inc New (NASDAQ:MAR) by 11,815 shares to 82,943 shares, valued at $9.15M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) by 6,870 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 88,794 shares, and cut its stake in Web Com Group Inc (NASDAQ:WWWW).
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 53 investors sold ALB shares while 158 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 95.18 million shares or 4.66% more from 90.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Williams Jones & Associate Llc holds 136,742 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 10,300 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Blair William And Com Il owns 4,483 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Pinebridge Invests LP reported 1,985 shares. The New Jersey-based Systematic Fincl Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.27% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Highbridge Capital Llc reported 7,000 shares. B And T Capital Mngmt Dba Alpha Capital Mngmt reported 0.73% of its portfolio in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Ameriprise Fincl holds 0.02% or 285,100 shares in its portfolio. Iridian Asset Management Ltd Ct accumulated 1.42 million shares. Hanseatic Mngmt Services holds 9,927 shares or 1.54% of its portfolio. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% or 18,511 shares. Pillar Pacific Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.61% invested in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) for 34,590 shares. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation has 39,208 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. Picton Mahoney Asset holds 1.6% or 155,700 shares in its portfolio. Northern Tru Corporation holds 0.05% or 1.30M shares in its portfolio.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.42, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 34 investors sold CY shares while 109 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 313.76 million shares or 0.67% more from 311.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nicholas Investment Ptnrs LP accumulated 0.25% or 237,981 shares. Ameriprise reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY). 3.53M are held by Westfield Cap Management Company L P. 6.10 million are held by Alliancebernstein L P. Us Bancorporation De holds 0% of its portfolio in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) for 49,327 shares. 146,700 were reported by Boston Prtnrs. 33,922 were reported by Bb&T Lc. Weaver C Barksdale And Incorporated reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY). Tdam Usa Incorporated owns 0.12% invested in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) for 135,869 shares. Da Davidson Com owns 11,000 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Arizona State Retirement System invested in 188,488 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Ubs Oconnor holds 22,247 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 0.01% in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY). 548,341 are owned by California State Teachers Retirement System. Davenport And Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 46,640 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.
Since October 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $1.28 million activity. GOPALSWAMY SUDHIR sold $46,538 worth of stock or 3,000 shares.