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Nantahala Capital Management Has Decreased Uniqure Nv (Call) (QURE) Stake by $11.78 Million as Market Valuation Rose; Ycg Raised Its Nike (NKE) Stake by $3.67 Million; Stock Rose

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Wilmot B. Harkey decreased its stake in Uniqure Nv (Call) (QURE) by 55.35% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nantahala Capital Management Llc sold 619,883 shares as the company’s stock rose 24.16% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Wilmot B. Harkey held 500,000 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $9.80M, down from 1.12M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nantahala Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Uniqure Nv (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.08B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.65% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $29.89. About 75,434 shares traded. uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) has risen 293.97% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 282.42% the S&P500.

Ycg Llc increased its stake in Nike Inc (NKE) by 17.93% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ycg Llc bought 59,271 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.55% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 389,806 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $24.49 million, up from 330,535 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ycg Llc who had been investing in Nike Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $110.94 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $68.83. About 1.10 million shares traded. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has risen 18.31% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.76% the S&P500.

Among 44 analysts covering Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), 26 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Nike Inc. had 235 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $63 target in Friday, June 30 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, June 29 with “Overweight”. On Tuesday, December 19 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of NKE in report on Wednesday, December 28 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, June 1. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 29 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Friday, March 23 with “Buy”. DA Davidson maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 28 report. On Thursday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $45.81 million activity. The insider Matheson Monique S. sold $620,000. 74,278 shares were sold by Slusher John F, worth $4.75M. On Wednesday, January 31 EDWARDS TREVOR A sold $6.85 million worth of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) or 100,000 shares. Another trade for 100,000 shares valued at $6.77M was made by SPRUNK ERIC D on Monday, January 29.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 70 investors sold NKE shares while 501 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 1.01 billion shares or 2.95% more from 985.62 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Barclays Plc accumulated 2.94 million shares. Private Asset Mngmt Inc has 9,110 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Sumitomo Life Insurance owns 58,126 shares or 0.46% of their US portfolio. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma reported 916,032 shares. Ngam Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 0.08% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) or 131,729 shares. Busey Tru reported 1.42% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Paragon Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 194,940 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp has 30,680 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ramsay Stattman Vela Price has invested 3.09% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Psagot Inv House holds 0.01% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 4,200 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec, a Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 172,787 shares. Franklin Street Advsrs Nc owns 1.3% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 138,679 shares. 312,175 were accumulated by Randolph Commerce. Vident Invest Advisory Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.04% or 15,150 shares. Virginia-based Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE).

Ycg Llc, which manages about $279.00 million and $409.10 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 80,240 shares to 160,953 shares, valued at $12.03M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) by 4,804 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 201,903 shares, and cut its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB).

More notable recent NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “A healthy reason to like Nike” on April 27, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Nike CEO calls all-staff meeting to apologize for company culture” published on May 04, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Exclusive: Nike promotes second senior female manager in continued leadership shakeup” on April 28, 2018. More interesting news about NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Nike leadership shuffle: Company names first-ever chief diversity and inclusion officer” published on April 27, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Nike accuses Puma of copying its $1B FlyKnit fabric” with publication date: May 04, 2018.

Nantahala Capital Management Llc, which manages about $614.40M and $2.25B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N (Call) by 1.00M shares to 3.20M shares, valued at $57.09M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Dover Downs Gaming & Entmt I (NYSE:DDE) by 306,817 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.89 million shares, and has risen its stake in Arqule Inc (NASDAQ:ARQL).

More notable recent uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Chardan’s Top Pick For 2018: Gene Therapy Firm Uniqure” on April 24, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “uniQure Announces to Present at Multiple Conferences in May” published on April 27, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “uniQure Announces Proposed Public Offering” on May 01, 2018. More interesting news about uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ:QURE) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “uniQure Announces Presentations at the Upcoming Annual Meeting of The American Society of Gene and Cell …” published on April 30, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “uniQure Announces Pricing of its Public Offering” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

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