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As Dst Sys Del (DST) Stock Rose, Paradice Investment Management Raised Stake by $3.90 Million; Goldman Sachs Group Cut Its Lasalle Hotel Pptys (Put) (LHO) Stake by $1.26 Million; Stock Price Declined

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Paradice Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Dst Sys Inc Del (DST) by 6.93% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paradice Investment Management Llc bought 62,870 shares as the company’s stock rose 33.16% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 969,499 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $60.18M, up from 906,629 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Paradice Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Dst Sys Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.08 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $83.99. About 1.93M shares traded or 178.41% up from the average. DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) has risen 41.22% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.67% the S&P500.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc decreased its stake in Lasalle Hotel Pptys (Put) (LHO) by 64.29% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Goldman Sachs Group Inc sold 45,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,000 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $702,000, down from 70,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc who had been investing in Lasalle Hotel Pptys (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.50 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $31.68. About 267,269 shares traded. LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) has declined 11.57% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.12% the S&P500.

Paradice Investment Management Llc, which manages about $705.02M and $1.37B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kaiser Aluminum Corp (NASDAQ:KALU) by 209,961 shares to 327,148 shares, valued at $34.96M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Halyard Health Inc by 48,030 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.52M shares, and cut its stake in Global Pmts Inc (NYSE:GPN).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 28 investors sold DST shares while 113 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 48.66 million shares or 4.00% less from 50.69 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Jefferies Gru Ltd Company reported 21,600 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ing Groep Nv reported 0.01% in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST). Third Avenue Management Limited Liability Com, a New York-based fund reported 62,900 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 15,200 shares. Brinker Capital has 9,150 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Us Bankshares De accumulated 11,208 shares. Dean Inv Assoc Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 97,717 shares or 0.93% of all its holdings. Asset Management Inc holds 0.01% or 3,688 shares in its portfolio. Lsv Asset owns 16,100 shares for 0% of their portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 99,797 shares. Laurion Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 24,124 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Beach Counsel Incorporated Pa holds 0.12% of its portfolio in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) for 19,290 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 0% stake. Tiaa Cref Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.01% stake. Freestone Cap Holdings Lc stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST).

More news for DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Half Of Professional Buyers Say They Are Not Well Served By Asset Management Firms, DST Research Finds” on April 19, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Paulson’s 13F Shows New Stake in Goldcorp (GG), Increase in Discovery (DISCA), Viacom (VIAB) (more…)” and published on May 15, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 5 analysts covering DST Systems (NYSE:DST), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. DST Systems had 14 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of DST in report on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 10 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Monday, January 8. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. On Friday, January 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, August 31. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by DA Davidson. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Friday, August 28 report.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 2 sales for $5.04 million activity. Bryan Lowell L had bought 240 shares worth $19,963 on Thursday, March 1. The insider BOEHM JONATHAN J sold 20,000 shares worth $1.29M.

Analysts await LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) to report earnings on July, 18. They expect $0.77 EPS, down 4.94% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.81 per share. LHO’s profit will be $85.12 million for 10.29 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual EPS reported by LaSalle Hotel Properties for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 156.67% EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO), 2 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 8% are positive. LaSalle Hotel Properties had 90 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Monday, October 30 to “Market Perform”. The stock of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, October 26. The stock of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, October 17. Goldman Sachs initiated the shares of LHO in report on Monday, April 10 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, December 13. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 13. Zacks downgraded LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) on Wednesday, September 2 to “Hold” rating. The stock of LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, December 18 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, February 22 with “Equal-Weight”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 26 investors sold LHO shares while 73 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 121.65 million shares or 2.43% more from 118.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Shelton Management stated it has 0.02% in LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.04% in LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO). 16,713 were reported by Kbc Group Nv. Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 28,741 shares. Citigroup Incorporated holds 0% or 88,848 shares. Nomura Asset Mngmt Limited reported 66,120 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Wolverine Asset Management Lc reported 0.02% in LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO). 261,237 are owned by Raymond James &. Jane Street Grp Lc stated it has 17,721 shares. Ameriprise invested in 560,592 shares. Utd Cap Advisers Limited Liability Corp reported 20,689 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Natixis, France-based fund reported 8,257 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt invested in 0.01% or 38,079 shares. Aperio Grp Lc holds 40,887 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Hsbc Holding Public Ltd Com holds 0% or 13,952 shares in its portfolio.

Since March 2, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 insider sales for $478,180 activity.

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