Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc increased Oracle Corp Com (ORCL) stake by 2.9% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc acquired 24,027 shares as Oracle Corp Com (ORCL)’s stock rose 5.35%. The Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc holds 851,954 shares with $41.19M value, up from 827,927 last quarter. Oracle Corp Com now has $194.64B valuation. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $47.02. About 34.57M shares traded or 111.76% up from the average. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) has risen 14.08% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.62% the S&P500.
Liquidity Services Inc (NASDAQ:LQDT) had an increase of 12.27% in short interest. LQDT’s SI was 1.06 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 12.27% from 946,900 shares previously. With 133,500 avg volume, 8 days are for Liquidity Services Inc (NASDAQ:LQDT)’s short sellers to cover LQDT’s short positions. The SI to Liquidity Services Inc’s float is 4.52%. The stock increased 1.39% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $7.3. About 125,209 shares traded. Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has risen 10.20% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.50% the S&P500.
Piedmont Investment Advisors Llc decreased Mgic Invt Corp Wis Com (NYSE:MTG) stake by 66,677 shares to 153,604 valued at $1.93M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Innospec Inc Com (NASDAQ:IOSP) stake by 5,860 shares and now owns 18,835 shares. Delta Air Lines Inc Del Com Ne (NYSE:DAL) was reduced too.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 67 investors sold ORCL shares while 498 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 519 raised stakes. 2.32 billion shares or 1.54% less from 2.35 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Montag A Associate stated it has 0.36% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). 21,232 are owned by Captrust Financial Advisors. 7,611 are held by Burke Herbert Commercial Bank Tru Communication. Midas Mgmt invested in 1.15% or 45,000 shares. Homrich And Berg invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Systematic Fincl Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 80,894 shares. Dubuque Savings Bank Trust Company holds 152,102 shares. Hillsdale Inv Management holds 0.05% or 6,700 shares. Horan Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.05% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Weatherly Asset Mgmt LP invested in 10,551 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has 15.75 million shares for 1.76% of their portfolio. Blume Capital Incorporated owns 171,675 shares. Credit Agricole S A stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). Citadel invested in 2.08 million shares or 0.08% of the stock. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Limited Liability Company, a Illinois-based fund reported 340,107 shares.
Among 41 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. Oracle had 114 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $57.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, July 17 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 16 by Wedbush. As per Wednesday, October 14, the company rating was downgraded by JMP Securities. Jefferies maintained Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) on Tuesday, October 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, June 23. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $60 target in Tuesday, March 20 report. BTIG Research maintained the shares of ORCL in report on Thursday, July 14 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 16 report.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.37 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 14 investors sold Liquidity Services, Inc. shares while 24 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 20.93 million shares or 0.13% more from 20.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pinebridge Limited Partnership invested in 0% or 3,167 shares. Aristotle Boston Lc holds 282,282 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Moreover, Citigroup has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 46,170 shares. 26,431 are owned by Comerica Savings Bank. Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Parametric Assocs Ltd Com reported 140,118 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Public Sector Pension Invest Board holds 15,564 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 20,658 shares stake. Arizona State Retirement Systems accumulated 13,237 shares. Moreover, Prudential Incorporated has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 60,888 shares. 12,800 are held by Robotti Robert. Deutsche Bancshares Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 191,972 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0% or 4,791 shares. Granahan Investment Mgmt Ma reported 456,946 shares. Ig Mgmt Limited has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT).
Among 5 analysts covering Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Liquidity Services had 11 analyst reports since November 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 1 by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of LQDT in report on Friday, February 5 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 20 by Benchmark. The stock of Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 6 by Benchmark. The company was maintained on Friday, November 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Sunday, October 15. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Barrington.