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As Kadant (KAI) Stock Declined, Holder Driehaus Capital Management Lowered Holding by $831,500; Constellium Nv (CSTM) Holder Skytop Capital Management Has Upped Its Holding by $2.96 Million as Share Value Declined

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Dan Sobol increased its stake in Constellium Nv (CSTM) by 41.16% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skytop Capital Management Llc bought 269,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.39% with the market. The hedge fund run by Dan Sobol held 922,605 shares of the metal fabrications company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.29M, up from 653,605 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skytop Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Constellium Nv for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.58B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $11.75. About 512,226 shares traded. Constellium N.V. (NYSE:CSTM) has risen 63.85% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.30% the S&P500.

Richard Driehaus decreased its stake in Kadant Inc (KAI) by 13.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Driehaus Capital Management Llc sold 8,315 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.88% with the market. The hedge fund run by Richard Driehaus held 54,698 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.49M, down from 63,013 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Driehaus Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Kadant Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.07B market cap company. The stock increased 2.01% or $1.9 during the last trading session, reaching $96.25. About 53,303 shares traded. Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) has risen 62.56% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 51.01% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Constellium NV (NYSE:CSTM), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Constellium NV had 26 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 5. The company was maintained on Friday, February 23 by Cowen & Co. Deutsche Bank maintained Constellium N.V. (NYSE:CSTM) rating on Monday, October 5. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $12 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 28 by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of CSTM in report on Friday, October 27 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 6 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, November 16. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 6. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, November 27 by Cowen & Co.

Among 6 analysts covering Kadant (NYSE:KAI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kadant had 7 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barrington Research maintained the shares of KAI in report on Friday, August 5 with “Outperform” rating. As per Wednesday, August 12, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Friday, September 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Thursday, August 18. The rating was downgraded by Sidoti on Tuesday, October 3 to “Neutral”. Macquarie Research initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, October 29 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 14 investors sold KAI shares while 54 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 9.20 million shares or 0.17% more from 9.19 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Community National Bank Na stated it has 15 shares. Atlantic Tru Grp Limited Liability owns 0% invested in Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) for 10 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 2,223 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Johnson Gp owns 15 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Menta Cap Llc owns 2,877 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. 8,600 were accumulated by Eulav Asset Mngmt. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Llc, New York-based fund reported 8,116 shares. Barclays Plc accumulated 18,495 shares. Smith Asset Mngmt Gp Ltd Partnership has invested 0.12% in Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI). Tiaa Cref Mgmt has 0% invested in Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI). 36,279 are held by Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt. Sterling Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% in Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI). 187,004 were accumulated by Cortina Asset Mgmt. Peak6 Invests Ltd Partnership invested in 3,444 shares or 0% of the stock. Whittier holds 0% or 375 shares in its portfolio.

Driehaus Capital Management Llc, which manages about $12.71 billion and $2.64B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in A by 8,347 shares to 144,515 shares, valued at $6.46 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) by 5,644 shares in the quarter, for a total of 43,312 shares, and has risen its stake in Yandex Nv (NASDAQ:YNDX).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $2.15 million activity. The insider LAMBERT SANDRA L sold 2,475 shares worth $258,659. MCKENNEY MICHAEL J sold $140,357 worth of stock.

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