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As Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) Stock Value Declined, Red Mountain Capital Partners Cut by $15.37 Million Its Stake; Delta Airlines (DAL) Shareholder Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management Has Cut Stake as Valuation Declined

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Willem Mesdag decreased its stake in Air Transport Services Group Inc (ATSG) by 28.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Red Mountain Capital Partners Llc sold 668,067 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.99% with the market. The hedge fund run by Willem Mesdag held 1.66M shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $38.37M, down from 2.33M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Red Mountain Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Air Transport Services Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.28B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $21.74. About 280,171 shares traded. Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) has risen 43.71% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.16% the S&P500.

Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Delta Airlines Inc. (DAL) by 9.42% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management Llc sold 7,779 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.16% with the market. The institutional investor held 74,825 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.19 million, down from 82,604 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Delta Airlines Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.38B market cap company. The stock increased 2.12% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $53.48. About 6.99M shares traded. Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) has risen 17.70% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.15% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.22 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 20 investors sold ATSG shares while 51 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 51.88 million shares or 0.62% less from 52.21 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bancorporation Of Mellon Corp owns 579,918 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). Barclays Public Limited Com has 16,976 shares. Tudor Investment Et Al invested in 0.01% or 13,034 shares. New York-based D E Shaw And Co Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) for 10,391 shares. Prelude Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 400 shares. Nuveen Asset Ltd reported 956,598 shares. Ftb Inc invested 0% in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company reported 6,638 shares. Penn Management Company Inc owns 146,621 shares or 0.24% of their US portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) for 138,328 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0% of its portfolio in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). First Trust Advisors Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). Millennium Mgmt Lc has invested 0% in Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG).

Analysts await Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $0.31 EPS, up 47.62% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.21 per share. ATSG’s profit will be $18.31M for 17.53 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual EPS reported by Air Transport Services Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.43% negative EPS growth.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $1.32 million activity. Corrado Richard Francis sold 11,639 shares worth $288,764. PAYNE W JOSEPH had sold 7,500 shares worth $195,675 on Thursday, March 1.

Among 6 analysts covering Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ:ATSG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Air Transport Services Group had 20 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) earned “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Sunday, August 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 28 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, January 18. The stock of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, February 10 by Cowen & Co. As per Monday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Stephens maintained it with “Buy” rating and $32.0 target in Monday, January 8 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, August 17. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 7 report.

More recent Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Canada Goose, Viking Therapeutics, Vector Group, Bruker, Air Transport …” on April 19, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “ATSG to Host First Quarter 2018 Conference Call” on April 26, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) PT Lowered to $23 at Stifel on 1Q Report; ‘Uncertainty Around Future Growth'” with publication date: May 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 11 insider sales for $17.85 million activity. 42,900 Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) shares with value of $2.40M were sold by Jacobson Paul A. West W Gilbert sold $948,750 worth of stock or 17,250 shares. On Friday, January 12 the insider BLAKE FRANCIS S bought $200,193. Shares for $50,511 were sold by Smith Joanne D on Monday, December 18. HAUENSTEIN GLEN W sold 31,600 shares worth $1.76 million. 10,783 shares valued at $604,333 were sold by Sear Steven M on Monday, December 18.

Analysts await Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) to report earnings on July, 12. They expect $1.91 EPS, up 16.46% or $0.27 from last year’s $1.64 per share. DAL’s profit will be $1.33B for 7.00 P/E if the $1.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by Delta Air Lines, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 158.11% EPS growth.

More notable recent Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Delta Air Lines, Inc. Dividend Stock Analysis” on May 07, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Delta expands ‘pre-select’ meal experiment for Atlanta overseas flights” published on May 15, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Analyst: Delta Air Lines Deserves A Higher Valuation” on April 20, 2018. More interesting news about Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Delta expands Italy network from Atlanta for the summer” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “With two new routes, Frontier Airlines takes on Delta at RDU” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

Among 20 analysts covering Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Delta Air Lines had 76 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $80.0 target in Sunday, August 20 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) rating on Thursday, April 28. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $59 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, July 14. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, March 19. As per Wednesday, January 13, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of DAL in report on Thursday, March 15 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, March 29 by Stephens. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of DAL in report on Friday, January 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 29 by Stephens.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 54 investors sold DAL shares while 267 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 251 raised stakes. 583.95 million shares or 0.88% less from 589.14 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Alpine Woods Cap Investors Limited Com reported 1.04% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale, Germany-based fund reported 346,784 shares. Asset Mngmt has 0.04% invested in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). Massachusetts-based Wellington Mgmt Group Llp has invested 0.09% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). Moreover, Us Fincl Bank De has 0.27% invested in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). Moreover, Amica Mutual Insur has 0.18% invested in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). 24,750 were reported by Ionic Capital Mgmt Limited Co. Gp One Trading Ltd Partnership reported 23,921 shares. California-based Oakwood Mngmt Limited Ca has invested 1.47% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). Berkshire Hathaway accumulated 1.56% or 53.11M shares. National Services Wi invested 2.03% in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). 15,320 were accumulated by Parallax Volatility Advisers L P. Tradewinds Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 0.06% invested in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) for 2,250 shares. Raymond James Tru Na invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL). 8,194 are held by Rampart Investment Mngmt Co Ltd.

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