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Gilman Hill Asset Management Lifted Its Centurylink (CTL) Holding by $1.29 Million; Signia Capital Management Increases Stake in Smart & Final Stores (SFS)

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Signia Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Smart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) by 85.66% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Signia Capital Management Llc bought 271,379 shares as the company’s stock declined 34.86% with the market. The institutional investor held 588,190 shares of the food chains company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.03 million, up from 316,811 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Signia Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Smart & Final Stores Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $362.83M market cap company. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $4.875. About 45,748 shares traded. Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) has declined 51.28% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 62.83% the S&P500.

Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Centurylink Inc (CTL) by 35.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc bought 80,388 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 308,115 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.14M, up from 227,727 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Centurylink Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.79B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.101 during the last trading session, reaching $19.269. About 2.60M shares traded. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has declined 28.66% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.21% the S&P500.

More notable recent CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 16, 2018” on May 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Pair Trade: Arbitrage Opportunity In CenturyLink’s Debt” published on May 10, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Paulson’s 13F Shows New Stake in Goldcorp (GG), Increase in Discovery (DISCA), Viacom (VIAB) (more…)” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3M, AMD, CenturyLink, Chipotle, F5 Networks, Raymond James, Symantec …” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “CenturyLink -1.2% as Macquarie downgrades to Underperform” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 60 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 15 by Barclays Capital. On Thursday, November 16 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $26 target in Wednesday, August 23 report. The company was initiated on Tuesday, February 28 by Moffett Nathanson. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies on Friday, July 31 to “Hold”.

Since April 3, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $215.07 million activity.

Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc, which manages about $250.11M and $245.48M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Farmland Partners Inc (NYSE:FPI) by 74,506 shares to 272,367 shares, valued at $2.36M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Sabra Health Care Reit Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA) by 19,239 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 169,851 shares, and cut its stake in General Mtrs Co (NYSE:GM).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.99 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 78 investors sold CTL shares while 110 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes. 888.76 million shares or 103.84% more from 436.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Nippon Life Glob Investors Americas holds 0.22% or 166,010 shares. Claar Advsr Ltd Liability Com owns 350,000 shares. Pomelo Cap Limited Liability Corp holds 0.06% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) or 128,400 shares. Raymond James Associates stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). First Personal, North Carolina-based fund reported 451 shares. 55,600 were reported by Auxier Asset. First Fincl Bank Of Omaha stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Millennium Ltd, a New York-based fund reported 165,514 shares. Ajo Lp stated it has 18,930 shares. Twin Secs, a New York-based fund reported 906,057 shares. Creative Planning reported 100,024 shares. Natl Asset holds 0.07% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 31,884 shares. Flippin Bruce Porter stated it has 1.27% of its portfolio in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Illinois-based Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Company has invested 0.17% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv has invested 0% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL).

More recent Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Smart & Final Stores updates guidance” on May 03, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “Portland-based Cash & Carry stores follow $1B year with a new name” on May 03, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “After-Hours Stock Movers 05/02: (NSIT) (SFS) (DATA) Higher; (PACB) (SPOT) (CRUS) Lower (more…)” with publication date: May 02, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.63, from 1.61 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 16 investors sold SFS shares while 25 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 75.26 million shares or 0.19% less from 75.41 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP owns 0% invested in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) for 3,528 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The has 0% invested in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) for 20,276 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement stated it has 0% in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). Franklin holds 0.02% or 4.06M shares in its portfolio. Pnc Ser Grp holds 21 shares. Boston Prns holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS) for 732,540 shares. Gsa Cap Prns Llp has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). Tudor Corp Et Al owns 41,581 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SFS). Stone Ridge Asset Lc accumulated 74,768 shares. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability Corporation reported 51,500 shares stake. Blackrock accumulated 1.72M shares or 0% of the stock. Voya Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 10,390 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Vanguard Gp Incorporated Inc invested in 0% or 2.26 million shares.

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