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As U S Concrete (USCR) Stock Price Declined, First Trust Advisors LP Has Increased by $2.16 Million Its Holding; Capital International Sarl Position In Astrazeneca Plc Adr (AZN) Was Has Lifted

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Capital International Sarl increased its stake in Astrazeneca Plc Adr (AZN) by 24.38% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital International Sarl bought 26,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.15% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 132,650 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.60 million, up from 106,650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital International Sarl who had been investing in Astrazeneca Plc Adr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $88.70 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $36.35. About 4.96M shares traded or 22.25% up from the average. AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) has risen 9.03% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.52% the S&P500.

First Trust Advisors Lp increased its stake in U S Concrete Inc (USCR) by 660.53% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Trust Advisors Lp bought 26,038 shares as the company’s stock declined 24.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 29,980 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.51 million, up from 3,942 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Trust Advisors Lp who had been investing in U S Concrete Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $996.64M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.33% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $59.25. About 112,555 shares traded. U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) has risen 1.66% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.89% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $2.22 million activity. The insider SANDBROOK WILLIAM J sold 9,000 shares worth $546,870. 500 shares were sold by Pruitt Ronnie A, worth $36,750 on Wednesday, February 28. 130 shares were sold by Sutherland Colin McGill, worth $8,821. The insider Kohutek Kevin sold $20,938. Shares for $70,000 were sold by Peabody Mark Baker on Thursday, March 1.

Among 7 analysts covering U.S. Concrete (NASDAQ:USCR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. U.S. Concrete had 12 analyst reports since November 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) rating on Tuesday, September 26. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $98.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, August 8. The stock of U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by Sidoti. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, March 2. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Monday, March 5 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Tuesday, December 15. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 9 by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by Sidoti on Wednesday, April 20 to “Neutral”. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.45, from 1.43 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 30 investors sold USCR shares while 67 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 18.51 million shares or 6.34% more from 17.41 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan owns 11,000 shares. Parametric Port Limited Liability Corp holds 67,612 shares. Miles Capital Inc holds 0.15% of its portfolio in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) for 3,027 shares. Advsr Asset Mngmt reported 5,164 shares. Savings Bank Of New York Mellon Corp reported 1.10M shares. Emerald Advisers Inc Pa invested in 1.26% or 390,338 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 5,533 shares. The Delaware-based Dupont Cap Mgmt Corporation has invested 0.62% in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR). Millennium Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) for 3,269 shares. Moreover, Brant Point Investment Management Ltd Co has 0.04% invested in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) for 5,131 shares. Atlantic Grp Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 900 shares. First Mercantile Trust has invested 0.03% in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% or 11,642 shares. Georgia-based Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 0% in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR). Sei Invests holds 0.03% or 116,247 shares in its portfolio.

First Trust Advisors Lp, which manages about $85.44 billion and $42.00B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argenta (NYSE:BBVA) by 67,328 shares to 597,424 shares, valued at $5.08M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Host Hotels & Resorts Inc (NYSE:HST) by 519,026 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.20 million shares, and cut its stake in Viacom Inc New (NASDAQ:VIAB).

Capital International Sarl, which manages about $1.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Moodys Corp (NYSE:MCO) by 9,800 shares to 28,750 shares, valued at $4.24M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:RARE) by 21,470 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 106,850 shares, and cut its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD).

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