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National Planning Position In Micron Technology (MU) Was Boosted; Mendon Capital Advisors Boosted Stake in Capital One Finl (Put) (COF) by $3.36 Million

National Planning Corp increased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (MU) by 57.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Planning Corp bought 8,445 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.14% with the market. The institutional investor held 23,040 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $906,000, up from 14,595 at the end of the previous reported quarter. National Planning Corp who had been investing in Micron Technology Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $53.15B market cap company. The stock increased 3.87% or $1.7133 during the last trading session, reaching $45.9633. About 20.79 million shares traded. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has risen 176.27% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 159.57% the S&P500.

Anton Schutz increased its stake in Capital One Finl Corp (Put) (COF) by 45.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mendon Capital Advisors Corp bought 40,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.57% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Anton Schutz held 128,000 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $10.84M, up from 88,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mendon Capital Advisors Corp who had been investing in Capital One Finl Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $47.56B market cap company. The stock increased 1.34% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $97.97. About 242,709 shares traded. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.81% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.89% the S&P500.

Among 42 analysts covering Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), 36 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Micron Technology Inc. had 215 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $22.0 target in Wednesday, December 23 report. Mizuho maintained the shares of MU in report on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) on Tuesday, June 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Tuesday, December 15 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral”. The rating was initiated by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 12. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 21. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) on Wednesday, October 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, December 20.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 selling transactions for $14.83 million activity. Another trade for 80,000 shares valued at $3.09M was made by Poppen Joel L on Friday, September 29. 3,000 shares were sold by BAILEY ROBERT L, worth $119,583 on Monday, October 2. The insider Deboer Scott J sold 30,000 shares worth $1.26 million. ARNZEN APRIL S sold 1,222 shares worth $53,487. $2.17 million worth of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) was sold by Mondry Lawrence N.

National Planning Corp, which manages about $1.20B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (EFAV) by 9,048 shares to 41,170 shares, valued at $2.93 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IVE) by 9,572 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 29,721 shares, and cut its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHD).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.29, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 52 investors sold MU shares while 205 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 237 raised stakes. 886.67 million shares or 6.47% more from 832.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ledyard Bank holds 50 shares. Pnc Fincl Service Grp Inc reported 208,786 shares. Benjamin F Edwards And holds 0.07% or 15,500 shares. Banque Pictet Cie owns 0.26% invested in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) for 296,125 shares. Natl Asset Mgmt holds 0.03% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) or 5,134 shares. Moreover, Alpha Windward Limited Liability Company has 0.04% invested in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Victory Cap Mgmt, a Ohio-based fund reported 18,384 shares. Intrust Comml Bank Na has invested 0.18% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking reported 0.16% stake. Cleararc Capital Inc reported 28,623 shares. Duncker Streett And Com holds 0.01% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) or 1,000 shares. Assetmark holds 94,313 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Savings Bank Of America Corp De stated it has 0.03% in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU). Impala Asset Management Ltd Llc accumulated 652,990 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 945,180 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 51 investors sold COF shares while 241 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes. 422.76 million shares or 0.55% more from 420.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Regentatlantic Ltd Llc holds 74,695 shares. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability Co has 0.14% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Cna Fin has invested 0.68% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Ferguson Wellman Capital Inc invested in 25,863 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Wealthtrust stated it has 0.05% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Maltese Cap Management Ltd Liability holds 0.83% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 114,200 shares. Cambridge Invest Research Advisors has invested 0.02% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Payden & Rygel owns 1,969 shares. 11,372 were reported by Profund Advsrs Ltd Liability Com. Zeke Advisors Limited holds 0.11% or 9,205 shares. Baystate Wealth Limited Liability Co holds 210 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 0.12% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 30,200 shares. Lord Abbett And Com Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.11% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Boston Advisors Lc reported 6,528 shares.

Among 36 analysts covering Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Capital One Financial Corp. had 113 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, August 15. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Thursday, July 30 report. As per Monday, December 18, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. Robert W. Baird maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) rating on Tuesday, January 2. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $106.0 target. The company was maintained on Friday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has “Perform” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Thursday, January 14 with “Outperform” rating.

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