Elk Creek Partners Llc increased its stake in Cerus Corp (CERS) by 7.87% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Elk Creek Partners Llc bought 515,550 shares as the company’s stock rose 51.28% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 7.06 million shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $38.71M, up from 6.55 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Elk Creek Partners Llc who had been investing in Cerus Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $883.78M market cap company. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $6.77. About 1.15M shares traded or 9.46% up from the average. Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) has risen 221.29% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 208.72% the S&P500. Some Historical CERS News: 02/05/2018 – Intercept Pharma Presenting at UBS Conference May 21; 08/05/2018 – Intercept Pharmaceuticals 1Q Loss/Shr $3.22; 26/03/2018 – Intercept Pharma Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 08/05/2018 – CERUS 1Q LOSS/SHR 11C, EST. LOSS/SHR 11C; 26/03/2018 – Saudis Intercept Biggest Barrage as Yemen War Enters Fourth Year; 24/04/2018 – Intercept Pharmaceuticals Appoints Nancy Miller-Rich to Its Bd of Directors; 02/04/2018 – CERUS – BAYLOR ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL CENTER IN HOUSTON BECAME FIRST CENTER IN CONTINENTAL U.S. TO ENROLL PATIENTS IN CO’S REDES STUDY; 05/04/2018 – Intercept Pharmaceuticals Prices 2.3M Shr Offering at $64/Shr; 26/03/2018 – UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercept civilian aircraft; 25/03/2018 – Oil Rises to Two-Month High as Saudis Intercept Yemeni Missiles
John Tompkins decreased its stake in Abercrombie & Fitch Co (ANF) by 97.33% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tyvor Capital Llc sold 296,862 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.50% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by John Tompkins held 8,138 shares of the clothing and shoe and accessory stores company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $197,000, down from 305,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tyvor Capital Llc who had been investing in Abercrombie & Fitch Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.72 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $25.34. About 2.24 million shares traded. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has risen 81.14% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 68.57% the S&P500. Some Historical ANF News: 07/03/2018 – Update: Abercrombie & Fitch Shares Rise Nearly 7% After Earnings Blow Past Consensus — MarketWatch; 08/03/2018 – ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO ANF.N : TELSEY ADVISORY GROUP RAISES PRICE TARGET TO $26 FROM $24; 07/03/2018 – ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO ANF.N Q4 ADJUSTED NON-GAAP SHR $1.38 EXCLUDING ITEMS; 07/03/2018 – Abercrombie & Fitch Sees FY18 Comparable Sales Up Low-Single Digits; 23/05/2018 – BRIEF-Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Reports Declaration Of Quarterly Cash Dividend; 07/03/2018 – Abercrombie & Fitch 4Q Abercrombie Sales Rose 9% to $484M; 07/03/2018 – Abercrombie & Fitch To Open 21 Full-Price Stores in FY18; 07/03/2018 – Abercrombie & Fitch Ended FY With $424.4M Inventory, Up 6%; 07/03/2018 – Abercrombie & Fitch to close 60 more stores; shares surge; 23/04/2018 – Abercrombie & Fitch Highlights Improved Working Conditions in Bangladesh After Protests
Analysts await Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) to report earnings on August, 23. They expect $-0.11 EPS, up 31.25% or $0.05 from last year’s $-0.16 per share. After $-0.56 actual EPS reported by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -80.36% EPS growth.
Since March 8, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 insider sale for $426,349 activity. ANDERSON KERRII B also bought $48,051 worth of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) on Tuesday, June 5.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.23 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold ANF shares while 74 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 67.61 million shares or 2.26% less from 69.17 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Lesa Sroufe invested in 182,182 shares or 3.46% of the stock. Advsr Preferred Ltd Liability Corporation reported 3,877 shares. Swiss National Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF). Mackay Shields Limited Liability Corporation has 179,100 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Bluecrest Cap stated it has 33,019 shares. Connor Clark Lunn Mgmt accumulated 188,200 shares. Stifel Corporation has 23,503 shares. Gotham Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.19% or 561,910 shares in its portfolio. 110,781 were reported by Pinebridge Lp. C M Bidwell And Associate Limited reported 5,540 shares stake. James Inv Rech invested in 227 shares or 0% of the stock. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Co stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF). Parkside Bancorporation Trust holds 52 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Corp holds 18,608 shares. Brinker has 0.02% invested in Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF).
More recent Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Abercrombie & Fitch rallies after solid sales guidance” on June 01, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Retail sales winners and losers” on June 14, 2018. Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Good Times Ahead For Abercrombie & Fitch” with publication date: June 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Among 33 analysts covering Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF), 7 have Buy rating, 9 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. had 122 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 30 with “Hold”. The stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Mizuho. FBR Capital downgraded the shares of ANF in report on Tuesday, November 15 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 23. On Friday, November 18 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, May 27. The stock has “Hold” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, May 26. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 20 by FBR Capital. Vetr downgraded it to “Buy” rating and $20.22 target in Friday, August 7 report. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 19 by Argus Research.
Tyvor Capital Llc, which manages about $506.48M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Autozone Inc (NYSE:AZO) by 15,067 shares to 35,267 shares, valued at $22.88M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tjx Cos Inc New (NYSE:TJX) by 4,396 shares in the quarter, for a total of 13,127 shares, and has risen its stake in United Contl Hldgs Inc (NYSE:UAL).
Among 5 analysts covering Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Cerus had 12 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, October 30. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 26 report. Robert W. Baird maintained Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) rating on Thursday, November 30. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $5.0 target. The stock of Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 11. As per Thursday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6.0 target in Thursday, October 5 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by BTIG Research. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, May 8.
More recent Cerus Corporation (NASDAQ:CERS) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Cerus (CERS) Presents Results of European Phase 3 Chronic Anemia Study at EHA” on June 15, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “Cerus Announces Presentations Highlighting INTERCEPT Blood Systems at the 35” on June 01, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Cerus Presents Results of European Phase 3 Chronic Anemia Study at the 23” with publication date: June 15, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Elk Creek Partners Llc, which manages about $800.79 million and $1.71 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in National Gen Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:NGHC) by 22,023 shares to 985,703 shares, valued at $23.96M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Echo Global Logistics Inc (NASDAQ:ECHO) by 18,492 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 356,954 shares, and cut its stake in Beacon Roofing Supply Inc (NASDAQ:BECN).