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Robert Boughner, Boyd Gaming (BYD)’s insider Unloaded 30,000 Shares; AVANCE GAS HOLDING LTD. COM SHS BERMUDA (AVACF) Shorts Increased By 7.24%

AVANCE GAS HOLDING LTD. COM SHS BERMUDA (OTCMKTS:AVACF) had an increase of 7.24% in short interest. AVACF’s SI was 75,500 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 7.24% from 70,400 shares previously. With 3,600 avg volume, 21 days are for AVANCE GAS HOLDING LTD. COM SHS BERMUDA (OTCMKTS:AVACF)’s short sellers to cover AVACF’s short positions. The SI to AVANCE GAS HOLDING LTD. COM SHS BERMUDA’s float is 0.17%. The stock 7.00% or $0 during the last trading session, reaching $3.01. It is down 0.00% since March 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Yesterday, the director of Boyd Gaming Corp, Mr. Robert Boughner, made a sale of number of company shares – 30,000, amounting to $1,014,392 U.S Dollars, which is based on a market stock price of $33.8 for a share. Mr. Robert at present holds 147,562 shares, accounting for 0.13% of the company’s market cap.

Avance Gas Holding Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the transportation of liquefied petroleum gas worldwide. The company has market cap of $195.31 million. The firm transports LPG from the Middle East and the US Gulf/US East Coast Gulf to destinations in Europe, South America, and Asia. It currently has negative earnings. It operates through a fleet of 14 very large gas carriers.

Boyd Gaming Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-jurisdictional gaming company. The company has market cap of $3.81 billion. It operates through three divisions: Las Vegas Locals, Downtown Las Vegas, and Midwest and South. It has a 20.71 P/E ratio. The firm owns and operates 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $6.31 million activity. Another trade for 70,000 shares valued at $2.51M was made by SMITH KEITH on Wednesday, March 7. 7,528 shares were sold by BOYD WILLIAM R, worth $265,185 on Wednesday, February 28. On Tuesday, March 6 LARSON BRIAN A sold $3.54 million worth of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) or 99,077 shares.

The stock increased 1.50% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $33.86. About 1.76M shares traded or 2.98% up from the average. Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) has risen 35.92% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.22% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 21 investors sold Boyd Gaming Corporation shares while 62 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 84.97 million shares or 2.06% more from 83.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Legal General Public Limited Co has 161,946 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Management owns 481,482 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. New York-based Scopus Asset Mgmt Lp has invested 0.22% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Fortaleza Asset Mngmt accumulated 5,630 shares or 0.27% of the stock. Moreover, Aqr Capital Management Limited Com has 0% invested in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Comerica Natl Bank owns 73,440 shares. Virtu Ltd Liability Corporation reported 15,881 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 38,033 shares. Cipher Limited Partnership owns 148,143 shares. Pub Sector Pension Investment Board accumulated 0.01% or 52,293 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 28,800 shares. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.04% or 32,884 shares. Prudential reported 0.01% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). American Grp holds 0.01% or 65,725 shares in its portfolio. Pnc Finance Serv stated it has 0% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD).

Analysts await Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.36 EPS, up 12.50% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.32 per share. BYD’s profit will be $40.51 million for 23.51 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by Boyd Gaming Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 63.64% EPS growth.

Among 19 analysts covering Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Boyd Gaming Corporation has $44 highest and $20 lowest target. $33.94’s average target is 0.24% above currents $33.86 stock price. Boyd Gaming Corporation had 44 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sterne Agee CRT upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $22 target in Wednesday, January 27 report. The stock of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 28. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, June 20 by Morgan Stanley. Bank of America upgraded the shares of BYD in report on Friday, January 5 to “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of BYD in report on Wednesday, February 21 with “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $28 target in Tuesday, October 24 report. The rating was upgraded by Instinet to “Buy” on Wednesday, February 1. The stock of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) earned “Buy” rating by Janney Capital on Tuesday, March 22. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of BYD in report on Wednesday, May 3 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, December 6.

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