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Martingale Asset Management LP Trimmed Its Msa Safety (MSA) Holding; Quad Graphics Class A (QUAD) Sellers Increased By 8.16% Their Shorts

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Martingale Asset Management LP decreased Msa Safety (MSA) stake by 12.13% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Martingale Asset Management LP sold 9,795 shares as Msa Safety (MSA)’s stock rose 2.33%. The Martingale Asset Management LP holds 70,923 shares with $5.50 million value, down from 80,718 last quarter. Msa Safety now has $3.34B valuation. The stock increased 1.32% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $87.41. About 25,912 shares traded. MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) has risen 18.45% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.90% the S&P500.

Quad Graphics Inc Class A (NYSE:QUAD) had an increase of 8.16% in short interest. QUAD’s SI was 1.73 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 8.16% from 1.60M shares previously. With 311,900 avg volume, 6 days are for Quad Graphics Inc Class A (NYSE:QUAD)’s short sellers to cover QUAD’s short positions. The SI to Quad Graphics Inc Class A’s float is 5.64%. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $25.59. About 52,877 shares traded. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) has risen 15.79% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.24% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.06, from 2.1 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 18 investors sold MSA shares while 71 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 25.56 million shares or 0.73% more from 25.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pnc Finance Service accumulated 68,848 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt stated it has 4,944 shares. Fruth Inv Mgmt invested in 0.52% or 15,900 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) for 435,491 shares. Paloma Partners Mngmt reported 0% of its portfolio in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Virtu Financial Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). California Pub Employees Retirement stated it has 59,992 shares. Sit Inv Associates reported 23,725 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP holds 838,978 shares. Huntington Fincl Bank owns 0% invested in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) for 17 shares. Gemmer Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) for 143 shares. Stevens Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 13,569 shares. Landscape Mgmt Lc owns 5,697 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans stated it has 0% of its portfolio in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA). Legal & General Public Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA).

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $2.08 million activity. Krause Kenneth D. also sold $105,625 worth of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) on Wednesday, March 7. BOVE KERRY M had sold 2,416 shares worth $202,887 on Wednesday, March 14. Shares for $56,017 were sold by Vartanian Nishan J. on Monday, October 30. Weber Markus H had sold 3,566 shares worth $285,709.

Analysts await MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.83 earnings per share, up 43.10% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.58 per share. MSA’s profit will be $31.72 million for 26.33 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.35 actual earnings per share reported by MSA Safety Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.52% negative EPS growth.

Martingale Asset Management LP increased Hospitality Prop Trust (NYSE:HPT) stake by 69,902 shares to 785,801 valued at $23.46 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Vse Corp (NASDAQ:VSEC) stake by 22,912 shares and now owns 51,023 shares. Cooper Companies Inc (NYSE:COO) was raised too.

Among 6 analysts covering MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. MSA Safety Incorporated had 17 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, April 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Sidoti to “Neutral”. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of MSA in report on Monday, October 23 with “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, February 22, the company rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird. As per Tuesday, June 14, the company rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Monday, October 31. As per Tuesday, March 13, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Barrington Research. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus maintained MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) rating on Thursday, August 3. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $9100 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 24 by Global Hunter Securities.

Among 2 analysts covering Quad Graphics (NYSE:QUAD), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Quad Graphics had 4 analyst reports since June 8, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 1 the stock rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, March 29. As per Wednesday, June 8, the company rating was reinitiated by Sidoti. The rating was upgraded by Sidoti on Tuesday, August 2 to “Buy”.

Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides print and other media services in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.36 billion. It operates through United States Print and Related Services, and International divisions. It has a 12.36 P/E ratio. The firm offers printing services, including retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products; and paper procurement services.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 14 investors sold Quad/Graphics, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 25.91 million shares or 1.24% more from 25.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The Massachusetts-based Wellington Llp has invested 0% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Zebra Mgmt Lc holds 0.13% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) or 17,574 shares. Blackrock owns 2.03M shares for 0% of their portfolio. D E Shaw And Inc holds 70,952 shares. 26,790 were reported by Svcs Automobile Association. Citadel Advsrs Limited reported 0% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Legal General Gp Pcl reported 0% stake. Chicago Equity Prns Lc stated it has 169,680 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Morgan Stanley accumulated 271,187 shares or 0% of the stock. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Incorporated invested in 10,156 shares or 0% of the stock. Piermont Capital Management Incorporated accumulated 106,640 shares. Aqr Capital Management Ltd Llc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Swiss Bancshares has 52,300 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Incorporated invested in 166,261 shares. 80,000 were reported by Bailard.

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