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As Kosmos Energy LTD (KOS) Shares Declined, Holder Sailingstone Capital Partners Has Decreased Its Holding by $22.84 Million; Timessquare Capital Management Maintains Position in Verisk Analytics Cl (VRSK)

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Timessquare Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Verisk Analytics Inc. Cl (VRSK) by 11.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Timessquare Capital Management Llc bought 114,150 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.64% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.13M shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $108.94M, up from 1.02 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Timessquare Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Verisk Analytics Inc. Cl for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.92 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.74% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $102.36. About 1.00 million shares traded or 2.32% up from the average. Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has risen 27.59% since May 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.04% the S&P500.

Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc decreased its stake in Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS) by 14.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc sold 3.81 million shares as the company’s stock declined 11.03% with the market. The institutional investor held 22.45 million shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $153.80M, down from 26.26 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Kosmos Energy Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.73B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.57% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $6.89. About 2.96 million shares traded or 14.72% up from the average. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has risen 2.34% since May 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.21% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Verisk Analytics (NASDAQ:VRSK), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Verisk Analytics had 51 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Thursday, February 22. The stock of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Morgan Stanley. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Friday, February 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, May 5. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, February 23. KBW initiated Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) on Tuesday, July 21 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by SunTrust. As per Wednesday, January 18, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of VRSK in report on Thursday, February 22 to “Overweight” rating.

More notable recent Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Verisk Reports First-Quarter 2018 Financial Results” on May 01, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Hyundai Joins the Verisk Data Exchange” published on April 17, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Verisk Launches API for Mozart Form Composer” on April 19, 2018. More interesting news about Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Verisk Analytics (VRSK) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 02, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “BofI Is Inexpensive – Cramer’s Lightning Round (4/30/18)” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

Timessquare Capital Management Llc, which manages about $20.35 billion and $15.23B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Surgery Partners Inc by 141,400 shares to 1.38 million shares, valued at $16.72M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Concho Resources Inc (NYSE:CXO) by 58,900 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 649,100 shares, and cut its stake in Wabco Holdings Inc (NYSE:WBC).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 4 insider purchases, and 13 sales for $32.54 million activity. MILLS ANDREW G sold $300,000 worth of stock or 3,000 shares. BROWN HYATT J also sold $7.37 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) shares. $6.37 million worth of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) was sold by Thompson Kenneth E. Grover David J. sold $729,750 worth of stock. Another trade for 7,107 shares valued at $748,865 was sold by LEHMAN JOHN F. $718,407 worth of stock was sold by IORDANOU CONSTANTINE on Tuesday, March 13.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 28 investors sold VRSK shares while 156 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 144.47 million shares or 3.50% less from 149.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bluecrest Limited has 0.01% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Asset Inc has 13,678 shares. Voloridge Invest Ltd Llc accumulated 36,751 shares. Congress Asset Mngmt Ma has 0.1% invested in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) for 71,840 shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama holds 75,319 shares. Clearbridge Investments Ltd, a New York-based fund reported 225 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Mgmt holds 6,194 shares. 5,538 were accumulated by Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv. Berkshire Hathaway holds 1.56M shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Shine Advisory Service Incorporated accumulated 120 shares or 0.01% of the stock. M&T Commercial Bank reported 0.02% stake. International Gru reported 0.02% in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Oppenheimer And Co stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK). Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Ltd owns 7,544 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 337,984 shares.

Sailingstone Capital Partners Llc, which manages about $6.37 billion and $3.45B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Src Energy Inc by 3.45M shares to 29.46 million shares, valued at $251.30M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Among 15 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Kosmos Energy had 49 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $7.0 target in Wednesday, December 20 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10 target in Monday, April 24 report. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 7 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of KOS in report on Friday, July 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 13 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $700 target in Friday, April 13 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Scotia Capital on Thursday, October 26 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) rating on Tuesday, October 24. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $13.0 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.78 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.49, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 11 investors sold KOS shares while 38 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 389.60 million shares or 3.03% less from 401.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Macquarie Grp Ltd owns 18,996 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas, a Texas-based fund reported 77,949 shares. Moreover, Encompass Llc has 3.61% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 3.71 million shares. Sailingstone Prns Lc has 22.45M shares for 4.45% of their portfolio. Corecommodity Management Limited holds 0.45% or 80,115 shares in its portfolio. Virtu Fincl Limited Liability Co accumulated 29,773 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Woodstock Corp reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 330,012 shares. Reilly Fincl Advsrs Limited Co owns 460 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Envestnet Asset Inc invested in 987 shares or 0% of the stock. Baystate Wealth Management Ltd Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Jefferies Lc stated it has 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). United Kingdom-based Legal And General Grp Inc Public Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Svcs Automobile Association reported 2.26M shares. Genesis Asset Managers Limited Liability Partnership holds 2.57% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 10.28M shares.

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