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As General Mtrs Co (GM) Shares Declined, Shareholder Visionary Asset Management Cut Holding; Orinda Asset Management Has Lowered Holding in Whitestone Reit (WSR) as Valuation Declined

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Visionary Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in General Mtrs Co (GM) by 92.98% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Visionary Asset Management Inc sold 77,875 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.02% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,881 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $241,000, down from 83,756 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Visionary Asset Management Inc who had been investing in General Mtrs Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $53.50B market cap company. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $37.96. About 1.96 million shares traded. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has risen 0.46% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.09% the S&P500.

Orinda Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Whitestone Reit (WSR) by 35.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Orinda Asset Management Llc sold 72,659 shares as the company’s stock declined 29.16% with the market. The institutional investor held 134,109 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.93M, down from 206,768 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Orinda Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Whitestone Reit for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $494.61 million market cap company. It closed at $12.1 lastly. It is down 24.22% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.77% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), 17 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. General Motors Company had 94 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 6 by Piper Jaffray. On Friday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock rating was maintained by CFRA with “Buy”. On Wednesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of GM in report on Thursday, September 21 with “Overweight” rating. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was initiated by Wolfe Research with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, October 22 report. S&P Research maintained the stock with “Strong Buy” rating in Friday, September 18 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.87 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 64 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 225 raised stakes. 999.45 million shares or 1.00% less from 1.01 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Natixis has 2.67M shares. First Interstate Bank has invested 0.01% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Schwerin Boyle Cap Mngmt Incorporated holds 4.4% or 983,667 shares. First Allied Advisory Serv Inc holds 87,707 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Cacti Asset Ltd Liability Co invested in 3.2% or 954,677 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Limited holds 0.04% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 872,538 shares. 116,504 were accumulated by Thrivent Fin For Lutherans. Usca Ria Ltd Liability Corp has invested 1.12% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability Company holds 5.91M shares. 300 are owned by Endurance Wealth Management. First Midwest Fincl Bank Trust Division holds 0.08% or 16,207 shares in its portfolio. Premier Asset Ltd Liability invested in 44,025 shares or 0.4% of the stock. Jpmorgan Chase holds 0.06% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 6.39M shares. Highland Mngmt invested 0.35% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Moreover, Verition Fund Management Limited Liability has 0.47% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 124,931 shares.

Analysts await General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.82 earnings per share, down 3.70% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.89 per share. GM’s profit will be $2.57B for 5.21 P/E if the $1.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.43 actual earnings per share reported by General Motors Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.27% EPS growth.

More notable recent General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Car imports probe gives GM, Ford shares tiny lift” on May 24, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Ford’s Stock Is Still Struggling Under CEO Jim Hackett” published on May 23, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “General Motors Bridges The American Love For Pickup Trucks With $4 Gasoline” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Why GM Earnings Were Not Good Enough” published on April 26, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “General Motors: Share Price Lags Conservative Analyst Estimates” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Visionary Asset Management Inc, which manages about $656.56M and $359.13M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (HYG) by 11,191 shares to 283,797 shares, valued at $24.76M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Spdr Series Trust (JNK) by 21,341 shares in the quarter, for a total of 553,059 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IJH).

Since March 5, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $53,250 activity. 2,500 Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) shares with value of $26,625 were bought by MASTANDREA JAMES C.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.45, from 1.91 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 11 investors sold WSR shares while 28 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 20.22 million shares or 11.89% more from 18.07 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wedge Cap Mngmt L LP Nc holds 108,700 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 37,700 were reported by Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Corporation. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 2,663 shares. Silver Cap Ltd Liability Corporation has 32,980 shares for 1.71% of their portfolio. Voya Invest Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). Alliancebernstein LP reported 283,639 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase has 138,277 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Sys owns 0.01% invested in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) for 64,747 shares. Delta Asset Ltd Com Tn stated it has 0% in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans invested 0% in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). Nomura Asset Mgmt Comm stated it has 21,100 shares. Assetmark stated it has 13 shares. Westwood Management Corporation Il owns 0.15% invested in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) for 74,000 shares. Virtu Financial Ltd Company accumulated 0.01% or 14,188 shares. Pinebridge Invests L P, a New York-based fund reported 49,511 shares.

Orinda Asset Management Llc, which manages about $286.18 million and $114.74M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Landmark Infrastructure Lp by 76,929 shares to 194,729 shares, valued at $3.53M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Global Net Lease Inc by 90,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 225,381 shares, and has risen its stake in Colony Northstar Inc.

Analysts await Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, down 19.35% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.31 per share. WSR’s profit will be $10.22 million for 12.10 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual earnings per share reported by Whitestone REIT for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.35% negative EPS growth.

Among 7 analysts covering Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Whitestone REIT had 20 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, March 5, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. SunTrust maintained the shares of WSR in report on Friday, December 1 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, March 2 by SunTrust. The rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons on Thursday, July 14 to “Neutral”. On Thursday, November 30 the stock rating was maintained by Ladenburg with “Hold”. Maxim Group maintained Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) on Monday, April 30 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $15 target in Friday, August 19 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, July 23 by Robert W. Baird. SunTrust initiated Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) on Monday, December 14 with “Neutral” rating. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1600 target in Tuesday, May 8 report.

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