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Bronson Point Management Holds Position in Pandora Media (P); As Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX) Stock Price Declined, Thomas Story & Son Has Decreased Its Stake

Larry Foley increased its stake in Pandora Media Inc (P) by 533.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bronson Point Management Llc bought 800,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.96% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Larry Foley held 950,200 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.32M, up from 150,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bronson Point Management Llc who had been investing in Pandora Media Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.23B market cap company. The stock decreased 7.32% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $4.94. About 12.00 million shares traded or 25.79% up from the average. Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P) has declined 12.50% since February 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.20% the S&P500.

Thomas Story & Son Llc decreased its stake in Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX) by 31.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thomas Story & Son Llc sold 26,300 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 56,490 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.58 million, down from 82,790 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thomas Story & Son Llc who had been investing in Express Scripts Holding Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.33 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $76.5. About 1.16 million shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since February 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.62 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 66 investors sold ESRX shares while 414 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 486.80 million shares or 2.59% less from 499.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Century, a Missouri-based fund reported 3.15M shares. Bowling Mngmt Limited has 56,687 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. 175,292 were reported by State Treasurer State Of Michigan. Credit Suisse Ag, a Switzerland-based fund reported 748,341 shares. Vantage Advisors Ltd Liability Corp invested 0% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 11,747 shares. Riverpark Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Bancorp Of Nova Scotia holds 100,623 shares. Northcoast Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 393,661 shares. Macquarie Grp Ltd accumulated 11.24M shares. Cornerstone Ltd Liability invested in 223,408 shares. Brinker Cap has 78,323 shares. Daiwa Securities Gru holds 0.01% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) or 25,816 shares. Focused Wealth Mngmt holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 960 shares. Barrett Asset Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX).

Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on February, 27 after the close. They expect $2.09 earnings per share, up 11.17% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.88 per share. ESRX’s profit will be $1.18 billion for 9.15 P/E if the $2.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.90 actual earnings per share reported by Express Scripts Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.00% EPS growth.

Among 24 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 11 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Express Scripts had 56 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 15 by Wells Fargo. As per Wednesday, January 13, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Friday, November 4 to “Hold”. Deutsche Bank downgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Monday, February 22. Deutsche Bank has “Sell” rating and $61 target. Maxim Group maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Tuesday, July 18. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $7800 target. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Wednesday, January 31. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by Mizuho. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, February 18 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was downgraded by Bernstein.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.40, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 47 investors sold P shares while 59 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 282.75 million shares or 0.59% less from 284.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Leucadia Corp holds 0.05% or 75,000 shares. Kornitzer Management Ks owns 1.93M shares. Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp holds 0.01% in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P) or 332,797 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny stated it has 0% in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P). Welch Capital Limited Liability invested 2.12% in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P). Bronson Point Management Ltd Liability Corporation, a Connecticut-based fund reported 950,200 shares. Quinn Opportunity Partners Limited Liability accumulated 426,518 shares. Shannon River Fund Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 534,200 shares. Oppenheimer And Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P). Gamco Investors Inc Et Al holds 684,691 shares. Concourse Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.36% in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt reported 0% in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P). Ipg Investment Advsr owns 0.23% invested in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P) for 87,740 shares. Trexquant Invest LP has invested 0.08% in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P). Omni Prtnrs Llp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P) for 26,001 shares.

Among 38 analysts covering Pandora Media (NYSE:P), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 25 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Pandora Media had 141 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, November 16. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 1 with “Market Perform”. On Thursday, December 3 the stock rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 26 by Albert Fried. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 12 by Needham. B. Riley & Co upgraded the shares of P in report on Monday, May 23 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Friday, June 9. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of P in report on Monday, November 6 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by RBC Capital Markets.

Bronson Point Management Llc, which manages about $1.86 billion and $311.05M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO) by 94,000 shares to 50,000 shares, valued at $2.25M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alcoa Corp by 626,398 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 400,000 shares, and cut its stake in Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC).

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $250,075 activity.

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