Rob Citrone increased its stake in Sprint Corp (S) by 3.19% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Discovery Capital Management Llc bought 849,152 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.23% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Rob Citrone held 27.48M shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $213.78M, up from 26.63M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Discovery Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sprint Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.64B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.035 during the last trading session, reaching $5.155. About 14.72 million shares traded. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) has risen 120.49% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 103.79% the S&P500.
Cognios Capital Llc increased its stake in Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC) by 224.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cognios Capital Llc bought 6,731 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.59% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,729 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.80M, up from 2,998 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cognios Capital Llc who had been investing in Northrop Grumman Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $60.47 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $347.33. About 540,084 shares traded. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has risen 18.39% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.69% the S&P500.
Cognios Capital Llc, which manages about $312.20M and $247.23 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Flir Systems Inc (NASDAQ:FLIR) by 9,130 shares to 52,308 shares, valued at $2.03 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in L3 Technologies Inc by 3,713 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 9,298 shares, and cut its stake in Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL).
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 42 investors sold NOC shares while 273 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes. 137.63 million shares or 0.84% less from 138.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 490,200 are owned by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. Holderness reported 2,428 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. Brandywine Investment Mngmt stated it has 66,934 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability holds 0.17% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) or 24,175 shares. Wright Investors Serv reported 7,851 shares. Asset accumulated 916 shares. Tt holds 0.29% or 5,941 shares in its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management reported 3,544 shares. Marshwinds Advisory accumulated 14,957 shares. 987 are held by Comerica Secs. Marble Harbor Invest Counsel Limited Liability Co has 0.18% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Piedmont Investment Advsrs Limited Liability holds 34,845 shares. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 60 shares. Dorsey & Whitney Trust Limited Liability stated it has 1,108 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. The California-based Fort Point Cap Partners Lc has invested 0.14% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC).
Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $8.38 million activity. 1,296 shares valued at $457,747 were sold by Hardesty Michael A on Monday, February 26. Shares for $1.31 million were sold by Peppard Denise M.. The insider ASHWORTH SID sold $1.88 million.
Among 18 analysts covering Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Northrop Grumman had 59 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $260 target in Thursday, October 6 report. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 19 report. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Argus Research. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 29 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $24300 target in Wednesday, June 21 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $389.0 target in Tuesday, January 23 report. The rating was upgraded by Drexel Hamilton to “Buy” on Wednesday, October 28. On Tuesday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. The stock of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, October 27.
Since December 13, 2017, it had 8 buys, and 1 sale for $207.89 million activity. Shares for $827,487 were sold by SCHIEBER PAUL W JR.
Among 29 analysts covering Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S), 4 have Buy rating, 9 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Sprint Nextel Corporation had 82 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, July 7. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 19 by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, September 6 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, September 20 by Barclays Capital. Oppenheimer upgraded Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) on Wednesday, January 27 to “Perform” rating. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1000 target in Sunday, July 30 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by FBR Capital. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, February 2 report. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The stock of Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Monday, February 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 42 investors sold S shares while 95 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 546.02 million shares or 1.36% less from 553.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset has 0.01% invested in Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S). Brighton Jones Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S). Quantum Capital Management reported 31,617 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. 187,806 were accumulated by Integral Derivatives Llc. Moreover, Odey Asset Mgmt has 6.36% invested in Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) for 9.03M shares. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj holds 60,000 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.07% or 619,710 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Hldgs Sa invested in 0.01% or 89,527 shares. Profund Advisors Ltd Llc holds 0.04% or 116,549 shares in its portfolio. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd stated it has 0.05% in Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S). 1.19M are owned by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Thrivent For Lutherans stated it has 1,552 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc owns 311,406 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Natl Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp owns 3.60 million shares. Salem Counselors holds 0% in Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) or 202 shares.