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Columbus Circle Investors Upped Its Belden (BDC) Stake; Cardinal Capital Management Has Trimmed Ezcorp (EZPW) Position By $2.45 Million

Cardinal Capital Management Llc decreased Ezcorp Inc (EZPW) stake by 85.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cardinal Capital Management Llc sold 272,053 shares as Ezcorp Inc (EZPW)’s stock declined 7.10%. The Cardinal Capital Management Llc holds 47,038 shares with $447,000 value, down from 319,091 last quarter. Ezcorp Inc now has $713.48 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $13.1. About 17,542 shares traded. EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) has risen 40.96% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.26% the S&P500.

Columbus Circle Investors increased Belden Inc (BDC) stake by 300.32% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Columbus Circle Investors acquired 15,740 shares as Belden Inc (BDC)’s stock declined 7.26%. The Columbus Circle Investors holds 20,981 shares with $1.69 million value, up from 5,241 last quarter. Belden Inc now has $3.08B valuation. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $73.49. About 18,123 shares traded. Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) has risen 12.57% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.13% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Belden Inc. had 25 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was reinitiated on Monday, April 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 6. As per Wednesday, December 6, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) earned “Neutral” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, September 7. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. The company was initiated on Monday, February 13 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Thursday, February 1. The stock of Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Deutsche Bank. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 16 report. Cross Research downgraded the shares of BDC in report on Friday, December 1 to “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 20 investors sold BDC shares while 69 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 43.50 million shares or 2.17% more from 42.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pnc Financial Svcs Gp Incorporated owns 3,494 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Hm Mgmt Ltd Company holds 0.28% of its portfolio in Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) for 3,972 shares. Amer Int Grp reported 0.03% in Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC). Adams Diversified Equity Fund, Maryland-based fund reported 13,500 shares. Cantab Capital Prtn Llp owns 304 shares. Moreover, Amalgamated Bancorporation has 0.01% invested in Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) for 5,661 shares. Savings Bank Of America Corporation De owns 0% invested in Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) for 249,062 shares. Ameritas Invest Ptnrs invested in 16,272 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Loomis Sayles & Com Lp has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC). Brant Point Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.09% in Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC). Columbus Circle Invsts, Connecticut-based fund reported 20,981 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Inc holds 0.02% or 273,799 shares in its portfolio. Vantage Investment Advsr Ltd Liability Company, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,335 shares. Invesco Ltd invested in 0.05% or 1.65 million shares. Illinois-based Channing Capital Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 3.02% in Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC).

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.78 million activity. 294 shares valued at $22,524 were sold by Turner Paul Keith on Thursday, September 7. Stroup John S sold 17,227 shares worth $1.46 million.

Columbus Circle Investors decreased Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:ACAD) stake by 166,549 shares to 8,600 valued at $324,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACAD) stake by 121,165 shares and now owns 53,984 shares. Wynn Resorts Ltd (NASDAQ:WYNN) was reduced too.

Among 4 analysts covering EZCORP (NASDAQ:EZPW), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. EZCORP had 11 analyst reports since August 17, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. Wells Fargo downgraded EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) on Monday, December 12 to “Market Perform” rating. Jefferies maintained EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) rating on Friday, November 17. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $13.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, December 15. Jefferies maintained EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $10.5 target. The stock of EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by Jefferies. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, February 2 report. The stock of EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 7 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. The stock has “Buy” rating by CL King on Wednesday, August 17.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.48, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 15 investors sold EZPW shares while 35 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 46.01 million shares or 11.26% more from 41.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tower Rech Capital Ltd Liability (Trc) reported 0.01% stake. Pinebridge Invs Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 6,369 shares in its portfolio. Quantbot Techs Ltd Partnership, a New York-based fund reported 1,583 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 0% in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW). Federated Invsts Inc Pa invested in 0.01% or 285,615 shares. Goldman Sachs Incorporated, New York-based fund reported 150,791 shares. Piedmont Ltd stated it has 0% of its portfolio in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW). Legal General Gru Public Ltd Liability Corp reported 94,017 shares. Bankshares Of New York Mellon has invested 0% of its portfolio in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Llc invested 0% in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership reported 37,347 shares. Ajo Lp has invested 0% in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW). 1,158 are owned by Barclays Public Ltd. Moreover, Sigma Planning has 0.02% invested in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) for 19,870 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And invested 0% of its portfolio in EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW).

Cardinal Capital Management Llc increased Oxford Inds Inc (NYSE:OXM) stake by 38,506 shares to 463,449 valued at $29.45 million in 2017Q3. It also upped South St Corp (NASDAQ:SSB) stake by 3,445 shares and now owns 509,540 shares. Hrg Group Inc (NYSE:HRG) was raised too.

Analysts await EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.18 EPS, up 20.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.15 per share. EZPW’s profit will be $9.80 million for 18.19 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.28 actual EPS reported by EZCORP, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -35.71% negative EPS growth.

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