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Broadridge (BR) Shareholder West Oak Capital Has Boosted Stake; Huntsman (HUN) Stake Held by Alpine Associates Management Inc

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Robert Emil Zoellner increased its stake in Huntsman Corp (HUN) by 61.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alpine Associates Management Inc bought 290,478 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.21% with the market. The hedge fund run by Robert Emil Zoellner held 765,478 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $25.48M, up from 475,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alpine Associates Management Inc who had been investing in Huntsman Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.68 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $32.11. About 1.58 million shares traded. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 26.96% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

West Oak Capital Llc increased its stake in Broadridge (BR) by 12.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. West Oak Capital Llc bought 100 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.02% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 900 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $81.52 million, up from 800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. West Oak Capital Llc who had been investing in Broadridge for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.53 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $114.76. About 760,653 shares traded. Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) has risen 58.90% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.35% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE:BR), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Broadridge Financial Solutions had 19 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. As per Wednesday, June 15, the company rating was downgraded by Avondale. Barclays Capital initiated it with “Overweight” rating and $61 target in Wednesday, September 16 report. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 13 by Atlantic Securities. The stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, September 29. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Friday, August 11. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $101.0 target in Thursday, February 15 report. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Market Perform” on Tuesday, June 7. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Friday, August 14. The rating was upgraded by Avondale to “Market Outperform” on Friday, January 8.

More news for Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Broadridge Secures Industry-Leading Blockchain Patent for Proxy Processing and Repo Agreements” on May 10, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Broadridge to Participate in the 46th Annual JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference” and published on May 10, 2018 is yet another important article.

West Oak Capital Llc, which manages about $281.18 million and $162.92 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Priceline.Com Inc New (NASDAQ:PCLN) by 4 shares to 28 shares, valued at $48.66 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR) by 1,067 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 26,873 shares, and cut its stake in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 20 investors sold BR shares while 168 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 95.28 million shares or 0.24% less from 95.51 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. New York-based Timessquare Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.46% in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 87,000 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has 1.28% invested in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR). Ledyard National Bank & Trust invested in 0% or 200 shares. Comerica accumulated 3,316 shares. Avalon Lc owns 36,310 shares. Hermes Invest holds 0.51% of its portfolio in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) for 392,896 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky, Kentucky-based fund reported 25,020 shares. Burney has 18,732 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Amalgamated National Bank & Trust accumulated 24,643 shares. Price T Rowe Md accumulated 618,537 shares. X Mngmt Com Lc stated it has 2,524 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 2,392 are held by Smithfield Company. 37,564 are held by Bb&T Securities. Arete Wealth Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 0.14% or 4,698 shares in its portfolio.

Alpine Associates Management Inc, which manages about $3.91 billion and $2.79B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lattice Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:LSCC) by 2.25M shares to 770,952 shares, valued at $4.46M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Akorn Inc (NASDAQ:AKRX) by 832,816 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 356,400 shares, and cut its stake in Scripps Networks Interact In (NYSE:SNI).

More news for Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Highlights from Appaloosa’s Q1” on May 15, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Huntsman International: A Catalyst for 25%+ Appreciation” and published on May 15, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.27, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 39 investors sold HUN shares while 107 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 170.92 million shares or 7.26% more from 159.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Benjamin F Edwards And owns 5,000 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc has invested 0.02% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Great Lakes Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has 0.06% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Swift Run Cap Limited Liability Company holds 491,833 shares or 10.11% of its portfolio. Glenmede Tru Na invested in 1,968 shares or 0% of the stock. Axa invested in 0.08% or 602,500 shares. Aperio Limited Liability, a California-based fund reported 78,466 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt accumulated 24,321 shares. 3.60M were reported by Citadel Limited Co. Moreover, Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Liability has 0.52% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for 514,705 shares. Numeric Invsts Limited Co reported 0.15% stake. Iridian Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc Ct stated it has 6.17M shares or 1.73% of all its holdings. Sit Inv Associates holds 19,200 shares. Deutsche State Bank Ag holds 634,617 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Pennant Cap Mgmt Lc holds 3.73% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for 1.24M shares.

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