Poplar Forest Capital Llc decreased its stake in Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) by 20.05% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Poplar Forest Capital Llc sold 154,039 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.67% with the market. The institutional investor held 614,406 shares of the consumer specialties company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $23.67 million, down from 768,445 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Poplar Forest Capital Llc who had been investing in Signet Jewelers Limited for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.44 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.74% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $58.08. About 946,064 shares traded. Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) has declined 15.25% since June 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.82% the S&P500. Some Historical SIG News: 14/03/2018 – SIGNET JEWELERS LTD – BOARD NOW NUMBERS 12 MEMBERS; 14/03/2018 – SIGNET JEWELERS LTD – “FISCAL 2018 WAS A CHALLENGING YEAR FOR SIGNET”; 15/05/2018 – Select Equity Adds Zebra Tech, Exits Signet, Cuts Dentsply: 13F; 14/03/2018 – Signet Jewelers Raises Dividend to 37c; 24/05/2018 – SIGNET JEWELERS TO JOIN PILOT OF DE BEERS GROUP-LED BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM, TRACR; 11/04/2018 – Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Athene Holding, Aercap Holdings N.V, Amdocs, Signet Jewelers, Canadian Imperial Ba; 14/03/2018 – Signet Jewelers Sees FY19 Same-Store Sales Dn Low-To-Mid Single Digits; 14/03/2018 – SIGNET JEWELERS LTD – CO WILL PROVIDE A ONE-TIME SPECIAL CASH AWARD TO ALL HOURLY NON-MANAGERIAL TEAM EMPLOYEES IN FISCAL 2019; 02/04/2018 – SIGNET JEWELERS SEES 1Q ADJ. LOSS PER SHR 5C-15C; 14/03/2018 – Signet Jewelers Sees FY19 Adj EPS $3.75-Adj EPS $4.25
Icm Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Golar Lng Ltd. (GLNG) by 1111.02% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Icm Asset Management Inc bought 94,992 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.09% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 103,542 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.83M, up from 8,550 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Icm Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Golar Lng Ltd. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.81 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.18% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $27.76. About 350,788 shares traded. Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) has risen 24.26% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.69% the S&P500. Some Historical GLNG News: 31/05/2018 – Golar LNG Limited Interim Results for the period ended 31 March 2018; 19/04/2018 – GOLAR LNG – PRELIMINARY AGREEMENT ALSO INCLUDES AN OPTION, BUT NOT AN OBLIGATION, FOR BP ON A SECOND FLNG VESSEL; 19/04/2018 – GOLAR LNG SAYS CELSE TO RECEIVE $1.34B UNDER PROJECT FINANCING; 19/04/2018 – GOLAR LNG LTD – TOTAL PROJECT CAPEX INCLUDING TAXES AND FINANCING COSTS IS ESTIMATED AT US$1.740 BLN; 31/05/2018 – OPHIR ENERGY SAYS GOLAR AND OPHIR REMAIN ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN SENIOR LEVEL DISCUSSIONS WITH A NUMBER OF COUNTERPARTIES OVER A FINANCING SOLUTION FOR THE PROJECT; 16/04/2018 – First LNG shipment from Cameroon delayed until late April -spokesman; 16/04/2018 – Golar LNG Limited – Announcement of filing of Form 20-F Annual Report; 19/04/2018 – GOLAR LNG LTD – POWER PROJECT WILL GENERATE A FORECASTED ANNUAL EBITDA OF US$323 MLN AT CURRENT EXCHANGE RATES, PRIOR TO ANY DISPATCH; 19/04/2018 – Golar LNG enters into a Preliminary Agreement and exchanges Heads of Terms for an FLNG vessel for Phase 1A of the Greater Tortu; 31/05/2018 – OPHIR ENERGY – GOLAR, OPHIR REMAIN ACTIVELY ENGAGED IN SENIOR LEVEL DISCUSSIONS WITH A NUMBER OF COUNTERPARTIES OVER A FINANCING SOLUTION FOR PROJECT
Among 22 analysts covering Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Signet Jewelers had 81 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 9 by BNP Paribas. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $100 target in Friday, August 26 report. The stock of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 14 by Wells Fargo. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $52 target in Friday, June 8 report. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7000 target in Tuesday, July 18 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 26 by CL King. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, August 23. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 23 with “Buy”. Telsey Advisory maintained Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) rating on Wednesday, November 22. Telsey Advisory has “Hold” rating and $60.0 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 22 by Wells Fargo.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.19, from 0.82 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 69 investors sold SIG shares while 68 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 54.73 million shares or 17.64% less from 66.46 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Arrowstreet Cap Lp has invested 0.16% in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Nomura Asset Com Ltd reported 26,768 shares stake. Prudential holds 442,248 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP has invested 0% in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Stone Ridge Asset Limited Company reported 15,568 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has invested 0.01% in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Royal Natl Bank Of Canada stated it has 186,058 shares. Maverick Capital Limited holds 7,310 shares. The Louisiana-based Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has invested 0.03% in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Nomura holds 5,423 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Sys invested in 16,302 shares or 0.01% of the stock. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board owns 11,817 shares. Hancock Holdg stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Susquehanna Group Ltd Liability Partnership owns 219,508 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Nuveen Asset Ltd has 0.11% invested in Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) for 422,020 shares.
Poplar Forest Capital Llc, which manages about $919.26M and $1.17 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX) by 22,431 shares to 31,581 shares, valued at $3.72 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) by 845,054 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.39 million shares, and has risen its stake in Antero Res Corp (NYSE:AR).
Since January 11, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $5.35 million activity. Edelman Oded also bought $5.00 million worth of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) on Thursday, January 11.
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