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Melvin Capital Management LP Lifted By $67.26 Million Its Electronic Arts (EA) Holding; Centaur Capital Partners LP Has Decreased Facebook (FB) Position

Centaur Capital Partners Lp decreased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 17.14% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Centaur Capital Partners Lp sold 3,000 shares as Facebook Inc (FB)’s stock rose 10.88%. The Centaur Capital Partners Lp holds 14,500 shares with $2.48M value, down from 17,500 last quarter. Facebook Inc now has $532.46 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.40% or $4.3 during the last trading session, reaching $183.29. About 19.01M shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Melvin Capital Management Lp increased Electronic Arts Inc (EA) stake by 285% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Melvin Capital Management Lp acquired 570,000 shares as Electronic Arts Inc (EA)’s stock rose 23.30%. The Melvin Capital Management Lp holds 770,000 shares with $90.91 million value, up from 200,000 last quarter. Electronic Arts Inc now has $38.99 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.00% or $2.49 during the last trading session, reaching $127.1. About 2.48 million shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 46.45% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.75% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.25, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 644 raised stakes. 1.63 billion shares or 0.88% more from 1.62 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Torch Wealth Mngmt Limited Com, a Ohio-based fund reported 4,255 shares. Koch Industr has invested 0.21% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). 1.48 million were reported by Axa. Green Square Limited Com holds 24,863 shares. Moreover, Jackson Square Ptnrs Lc has 2.85% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 3.43M shares. Moreover, Peoples Financial Ser Corp has 0.04% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 400 shares. Atlantic Grp Ltd Llc invested in 0.87% or 1.14 million shares. Kenmare Cap Prns Ltd Liability Company has invested 9.24% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Moreover, Biondo Inv Advsrs Ltd Company has 5.1% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Glg Partners LP holds 1.23% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) or 136,407 shares. S&Co Inc stated it has 11,758 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Harding Loevner Limited Partnership holds 4.26 million shares. Coldstream Cap holds 1.33% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) or 67,115 shares. Dsm Prns Ltd holds 9.68% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 4.00 million shares. Cadinha Ltd Liability has invested 1.5% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.40 earnings per share, up 34.62% or $0.36 from last year’s $1.04 per share. FB’s profit will be $4.07 billion for 32.73 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.20 actual earnings per share reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.36% negative EPS growth.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 34 insider sales for $734.93 million activity. Zuckerberg Mark sold $69.56M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Monday, February 12. $6.77 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd. $2.83M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Cox Christopher K on Thursday, December 7. Stretch Colin had sold 750 shares worth $128,693. FISCHER DAVID B. sold $1.05M worth of stock or 5,587 shares. 640,754 shares valued at $109.70M were sold by Koum Jan on Wednesday, August 30. 55,000 shares were sold by Sandberg Sheryl, worth $9.75M on Wednesday, February 14.

Among 54 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Facebook had 236 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Jyske Bank on Friday, October 30 to “Sell”. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 15 by Canaccord Genuity. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. Wells Fargo maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, November 3 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by J.P. Morgan. Canaccord Genuity maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Monday, July 24. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $17500 target. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $120.0 target in Thursday, November 5 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, November 3 by Wedbush. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, November 5. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, April 28 with “Buy”.

Among 27 analysts covering Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Electronic Arts had 92 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by M Partners on Monday, July 27 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 12 by Mizuho. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 31 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by Credit Suisse. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of EA in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by Mizuho. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, August 10 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 35 investors sold EA shares while 217 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 218 raised stakes. 281.04 million shares or 1.59% less from 285.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Honeywell Intl Inc holds 0.5% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 120,000 shares. Td Asset has invested 0.1% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp owns 4,509 shares. Korea Investment Corp has 0.07% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 137,200 shares. Alps reported 6,327 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr owns 472,655 shares. First Mercantile holds 0.43% or 20,281 shares. Hancock Holdings holds 8,539 shares. Moreover, Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has 0.04% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Meritage Mngmt, a Kansas-based fund reported 67,734 shares. Principal Financial Grp owns 467,901 shares. Brant Point Inv Management Ltd has invested 1.02% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Verition Fund Management Limited Liability Com invested in 0.09% or 9,894 shares. Bluecrest Capital Mngmt Limited invested in 1.03% or 215,121 shares. Umb Bancorp N A Mo accumulated 16,290 shares.

Melvin Capital Management Lp decreased Seaworld Entmt Inc (Put) (NYSE:SEAS) stake by 400,000 shares to 500,000 valued at $6.50 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Rh (Put) stake by 1.28M shares and now owns 77,700 shares. Brunswick Corp (Call) (NYSE:BC) was reduced too.

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