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Armistice Capital Increased By $3.02 Million Its Bjs Restaurants (BJRI) Holding; Grand Canyon Education (LOPE)’s Sentiment Is 1.22

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Grand Canyon Education Inc (LOPE) investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.17, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 128 funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 105 sold and decreased their holdings in Grand Canyon Education Inc. The funds in our database now have: 41.77 million shares, down from 42.06 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Grand Canyon Education Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 9 to 4 for a decrease of 5. Sold All: 15 Reduced: 90 Increased: 80 New Position: 48.

Armistice Capital Llc increased Bjs Restaurants Inc (BJRI) stake by 28% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Armistice Capital Llc acquired 84,000 shares as Bjs Restaurants Inc (BJRI)’s stock rose 20.36%. The Armistice Capital Llc holds 384,000 shares with $13.98 million value, up from 300,000 last quarter. Bjs Restaurants Inc now has $1.01B valuation. The stock increased 1.23% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $49.35. About 312,601 shares traded. BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) has risen 13.64% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.09% the S&P500.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $3.72 million activity. $3.08M worth of stock was sold by DEITCHLE GERALD W on Friday, March 2. Shares for $441,000 were sold by Elbogen Noah A.. On Friday, March 2 the insider Mayer Kevin E. sold $34,082. PUCHNER ALEX also sold $162,091 worth of BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 24 investors sold BJRI shares while 52 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 16.91 million shares or 2.77% more from 16.45 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Company has 0.02% invested in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) for 7,002 shares. Comerica Savings Bank has 0% invested in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). California State Teachers Retirement reported 33,050 shares. 124 are owned by Ubs Asset Americas. The Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Moreover, Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has 0% invested in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) for 6,321 shares. 18,693 were accumulated by New York State Teachers Retirement System. Hsbc Public Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldgs reported 92,239 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Segall Bryant & Hamill Ltd Com reported 103,643 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) for 102,378 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Management stated it has 37,440 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Amer Intl Group Inc Inc reported 0% in BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI). Victory Cap Mgmt Inc stated it has 6,805 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 37,769 shares.

Armistice Capital Llc decreased Irobot Corp (NASDAQ:IRBT) stake by 4,000 shares to 128,000 valued at $9.82M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Eyegate Pharmaceuticals Inc stake by 332,000 shares and now owns 1.28M shares. Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ENTA) was reduced too.

Among 11 analysts covering BJ’s Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. BJ’s Restaurants had 41 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, September 16, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, February 22. The stock of BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 28. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, February 19 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, December 22 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the shares of BJRI in report on Friday, June 2 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, February 23. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, February 26. The company was maintained on Friday, July 28 by Wedbush.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $5.30 billion. It offers approximately 200 graduate and undergraduate degree programs and certificates across nine colleges online and on ground through campus in Phoenix, Arizona; leased facilities; and facilities owned by third party employers. It has a 26.11 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had 81,900 students enrolled in its programs.

Van Berkom & Associates Inc. holds 3.94% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. for 1.35 million shares. Riverbridge Partners Llc owns 2.22 million shares or 3.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc has 3.62% invested in the company for 404,275 shares. The Minnesota-based Summit Creek Advisors Llc has invested 2.9% in the stock. Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 678,480 shares.

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