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Masters Capital Management Has Lowered Citigroup (Call) (C) Position By $74.00 Million; Investment Technology Group Has 1.28 Sentiment

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Investment Technology Group Inc (ITG) investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -1.22, from 2.5 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 64 investment managers opened new and increased equity positions, while 50 sold and reduced their positions in Investment Technology Group Inc. The investment managers in our database now possess: 27.87 million shares, down from 28.15 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Investment Technology Group Inc in top ten equity positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 9 Reduced: 41 Increased: 46 New Position: 18.

Masters Capital Management Llc decreased Citigroup Inc (Call) (C) stake by 50% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Masters Capital Management Llc sold 1.00M shares as Citigroup Inc (Call) (C)’s stock declined 9.55%. The Masters Capital Management Llc holds 1.00 million shares with $74.41M value, down from 2.00M last quarter. Citigroup Inc (Call) now has $175.99B valuation. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $69.02. About 14.11M shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 17.06% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.51% the S&P500.

Analysts await Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:ITG) to report earnings on May, 2 before the open. They expect $0.08 earnings per share, down 50.00% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.16 per share. ITG’s profit will be $2.65M for 64.88 P/E if the $0.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual earnings per share reported by Investment Technology Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -33.33% negative EPS growth.

Investment Technology Group, Inc. operates as an independent broker and financial technology firm in the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $686.76 million. The firm offers various solutions for asset managers and broker-dealers in the areas of execution services, workflow technology, and analytics that provide trade execution services and solutions for portfolio management, as well as investment research, pre-trade analytics, and post-trade analytics and processing. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers ITG Algorithms and ITG Smart Router that offers portfolio managers and traders to trade orders; POSIT for continuous and scheduled crossing of non-displayed equity orders and price improvement opportunities; ITG Derivatives for electronic listed futures and options trading; ITG Commission Manager, a Web commission management portal; and securities lending services.

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $20.76. About 94,806 shares traded. Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG) has declined 2.37% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.92% the S&P500.

Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc holds 3.91% of its portfolio in Investment Technology Group, Inc. for 1.37 million shares. Madden Advisory Services Inc. owns 43,950 shares or 0.51% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. has 0.43% invested in the company for 1.86 million shares. The New York-based Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Llc has invested 0.31% in the stock. River & Mercantile Asset Management Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 145,324 shares.

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 23 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 124 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on Wednesday, June 7 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 1 by BMO Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on Tuesday, January 16 to “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of C in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 28 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Portales Partners. Jefferies maintained the shares of C in report on Friday, July 7 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 16 by UBS. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, November 9.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 58 investors sold C shares while 480 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 450 raised stakes. 1.99 billion shares or 2.45% less from 2.04 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gam Ag reported 371,476 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Llc accumulated 9.06M shares. Harris Associate Lp owns 40.66M shares for 4.95% of their portfolio. Cortland Advisers Limited Liability Company stated it has 3.89% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Hermes Investment Mngmt Limited has 0.03% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Moreover, Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Hldg has 0.05% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 83,856 shares. Chilton Investment Communication Lc owns 3.61% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 1.26 million shares. Quinn Opportunity Prtnrs Llc has 58,000 shares for 0.71% of their portfolio. Brick & Kyle Assocs holds 10,865 shares. Global X Management Limited Co holds 17,898 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Savant Ltd Com stated it has 15,474 shares. Manikay Prtn Ltd Liability Com invested 7.16% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Foundation Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership holds 185,000 shares. Homrich And Berg stated it has 4,190 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Raab Moskowitz Asset Mngmt Limited, a New Jersey-based fund reported 3,017 shares.

Masters Capital Management Llc increased Powershares Qqq Trust (Put) (QQQ) stake by 1.00M shares to 2.00M valued at $311.52 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Brighthouse Finl Inc (Call) stake by 723,100 shares and now owns 1.00 million shares. Secureworks Corp was raised too.

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