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Newtyn Management Has Raised Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Position by $703,000; Shareholder Guggenheim Capital Upped Eastman Chem Co (EMN) Stake

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Guggenheim Capital Llc increased its stake in Eastman Chem Co (EMN) by 3.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guggenheim Capital Llc bought 16,770 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.33% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 525,006 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $48.64M, up from 508,236 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guggenheim Capital Llc who had been investing in Eastman Chem Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.30B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $107.19. About 431,788 shares traded. Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has risen 34.74% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.19% the S&P500.

Noah Levy increased its stake in Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) by 9.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Newtyn Management Llc bought 19,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 38.44% with the market. The hedge fund run by Noah Levy held 219,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $8.28M, up from 200,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Newtyn Management Llc who had been investing in Applied Optoelectronics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $664.12M market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $33.92. About 351,076 shares traded. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has declined 58.92% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 70.47% the S&P500.

Guggenheim Capital Llc, which manages about $25.60B and $42.21 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Arconic Inc by 522,510 shares to 1.59 million shares, valued at $43.34 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nuveen Inter Duration Mn Tmf (NID) by 136,953 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 12,362 shares, and cut its stake in Dreyfus Strategic Muns Inc (NYSE:LEO).

More news for Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “Contractor change at Texas plant affects up to 229 KBR jobs” on May 16, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Tracking Alex Roepers’ Atlantic Investment Management Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” and published on May 24, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold EMN shares while 187 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 182 raised stakes. 116.74 million shares or 0.76% more from 115.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Captrust Advisors holds 0% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) for 157 shares. Tower Bridge Advsrs invested in 2,460 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Trexquant Limited Partnership has 0.06% invested in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) for 5,589 shares. Ahl Prns Llp holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) for 133,892 shares. Netherlands-based Pggm Invs has invested 0.14% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Paragon Capital Mgmt Ltd accumulated 0.13% or 3,579 shares. Tower Research Limited Liability Co (Trc) reported 0.02% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Telos Capital Management reported 4,695 shares stake. Hl Financial Services Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Assetmark has 4,366 shares. Glg Limited Liability Company holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) for 7,058 shares. Renaissance Ltd Co invested in 114,840 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has invested 0.05% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). 294,220 were reported by Deprince Race & Zollo. Bridgeway Capital Mngmt accumulated 593,600 shares.

Among 17 analysts covering Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Eastman Chemical Company had 61 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 16 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, August 20, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 17 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) rating on Thursday, July 13. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $8800 target. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $106.0 target in Friday, December 8 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Monday, October 30. The company was maintained on Sunday, February 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 11 by Nomura. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, February 6.

Since February 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $12.84 million activity. BOLDEA LUCIAN sold $315,875 worth of stock. On Wednesday, February 7 WARMACK DAMON CARY sold $435,516 worth of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) or 4,417 shares. On Monday, May 7 COX MARK K sold $1.38M worth of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) or 13,100 shares. The insider King Scott V. sold 9,883 shares worth $996,437. 4,000 Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) shares with value of $399,360 were sold by DEMERITT STEPHEN R. Shares for $406,360 were sold by RAISBECK DAVID W.

Among 13 analysts covering Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Applied Optoelectronics had 43 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Northland Capital on Thursday, February 22. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) earned “Hold” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, January 9. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by Needham. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) earned “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, October 3. On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 13 by Raymond James. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) earned “Buy” rating by Raymond James on Friday, August 4. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 22 by Craig Hallum. As per Friday, February 16, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson given on Friday, July 14.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 53 investors sold AAOI shares while 46 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 11.84 million shares or 19.13% less from 14.64 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Art Ltd Llc has 47,787 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Hl Svcs Ltd Company reported 45,736 shares stake. Amer Century Companies holds 0% or 11,055 shares in its portfolio. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 166,975 shares or 0% of the stock. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 19,732 shares in its portfolio. Alpine Woods Capital Invsts Ltd reported 31,170 shares stake. Moreover, Virginia Retirement Et Al has 0.01% invested in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) for 13,200 shares. Alps Advisors invested in 0% or 7,513 shares. Ameriprise accumulated 0% or 99,033 shares. Moreover, Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has 0% invested in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) for 6,200 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas stated it has 0% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Susquehanna Intl Grp Ltd Liability Partnership has 0% invested in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Bankshares Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 11,120 shares. Raging Cap Mngmt Ltd stated it has 112,250 shares or 0.58% of all its holdings. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 0% or 3,842 shares.

More notable recent Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Ellie Mae, Micron Technology, Applied Optoelectronics, Acadia Realty Trust …” on May 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Applied Optoelectronics: Reasons For Optimism” published on May 22, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Applied Optoelectronics: How Amazon, Facebook And Microsoft Will Impact Its Q1 Earnings” on May 07, 2018. More interesting news about Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Applied Optoelectronics Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Pre-Open Stock Movers 05/09: (TRIP) (ZAGG) (AAXN) Higher; (EXTR) (CSTE) (AAOI) Lower (more…)” with publication date: May 09, 2018.

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