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Jupiter Asset Management LTD Has Upped Transocean LTD (RIG) Stake; Darden Restaurants (DRI) Has 0.88 Sentiment

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Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI) investors sentiment is 0.88 in Q1 2018. It’s the same as in 2017Q4. The ratio has no change, as only 213 active investment managers started new or increased stock positions, while 243 sold and decreased their positions in Darden Restaurants Inc. The active investment managers in our database now own: 104.89 million shares, up from 103.03 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Darden Restaurants Inc in top ten stock positions decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 53 Reduced: 190 Increased: 138 New Position: 75.

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd increased Transocean Ltd (RIG) stake by 13.23% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Jupiter Asset Management Ltd acquired 163,500 shares as Transocean Ltd (RIG)’s stock rose 26.78%. The Jupiter Asset Management Ltd holds 1.40 million shares with $13.85 million value, up from 1.24 million last quarter. Transocean Ltd now has $5.50B valuation. The stock decreased 3.17% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $11.92. About 23.21 million shares traded or 56.15% up from the average. Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) has risen 27.05% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.48% the S&P500. Some Historical RIG News: ; 09/05/2018 – TRANSOCEAN PAY $500M; 08/03/2018 TRANSOCEAN GETS APPROVAL OF SUPPLEMENTAL PROSPECTUS; 21/03/2018 – SUBSCRIPTION PERIOD ENDS IN TRANSOCEAN’S COMPULSORY PURCHASE OF; 04/04/2018 – TRANSOCEAN LTD RIG.N : HSBC RAISES TO BUY FROM HOLD; 30/04/2018 – TRANSOCEAN 1Q ADJ LOSS/SHR 48C, EST. LOSS/SHR 37C; 21/03/2018 – Transocean: Subscription Period Expired at 6:59 P.M. EDT on March 20; 30/04/2018 – TRANSOCEAN 1Q ADJ NORMALIZED REV. $645M, EST. $616.1M; 01/05/2018 – TRANSOCEAN SEES 2018 O&M EXPENSES AT HIGH END OF $1.55B-$1.65B; 30/04/2018 – Transocean 1Q Rev $664M; 21/03/2018 – TRANSOCEAN – EXPECTS TO SETTLE COMPULSORY ACQUISITION WITH DELIVERY OF CONSIDERATION TO SONGA OFFSHORE SHAREHOLDERS ON OR ABOUT MARCH 28, 2018

More notable recent Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Transocean And The Floaters Business – Some Thoughts” on May 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Another Missed Opportunity For Transocean Courtesy Of Odfjell” published on May 28, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Transocean: Well Positioned For Ultra-Deepwater Recovery” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Energy Recap: Examining Shale With SA Author Fluidsdoc” published on May 25, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Offshore Shipping Market Update” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.25, from 1.04 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 42 investors sold RIG shares while 93 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 296.24 million shares or 7.53% more from 275.51 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Scotia Capital invested in 0.01% or 40,314 shares. Thompson Davis Inc invested in 0.01% or 226 shares. Atlantic Trust Group Llc accumulated 0% or 129 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi stated it has 0.15% in Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG). Williams Jones Assoc owns 152,455 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Huntington Bankshares holds 0% or 60 shares. Stifel Corp reported 0% of its portfolio in Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG). Ci Invests reported 0% of its portfolio in Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG). Signaturefd Lc invested in 0% or 594 shares. F&V Mgmt Llc stated it has 517,485 shares. Keybank National Association Oh owns 11,815 shares. Federated Invsts Pa reported 0.01% stake. Greatmark Invest Partners, a Georgia-based fund reported 17,815 shares. Liberty Mutual Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 77,043 shares. 39.50 million are owned by Blackrock Inc.

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd decreased Hdfc Bank Ltd (NYSE:HDB) stake by 5,864 shares to 173,843 valued at $17.17M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Johnson Ctls Intl Plc stake by 9,810 shares and now owns 433,567 shares. Conocophillips (NYSE:COP) was reduced too.

Among 40 analysts covering Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG), 16 have Buy rating, 9 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Transocean Ltd had 111 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, April 30 with “Buy”. The stock of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) earned “Sell” rating by on Friday, August 7. As per Wednesday, January 25, the company rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was initiated by Sidoti with “Buy”. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Monday, January 9. Susquehanna upgraded Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) on Friday, August 5 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Sector Outperform” rating by Howard Weil given on Tuesday, October 4. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 3 by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. R. F. Lafferty initiated Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) on Thursday, February 9 with “Buy” rating.

Hs Management Partners Llc holds 5.14% of its portfolio in Darden Restaurants, Inc. for 1.90 million shares. Westport Asset Management Inc owns 40,000 shares or 2.43% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Covington Investment Advisors Inc. has 2.12% invested in the company for 77,375 shares. The Illinois-based Tyvor Capital Llc has invested 2.05% in the stock. American International Group Inc, a New York-based fund reported 5.85 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $7.25 million activity.

The stock increased 2.07% or $1.91 during the last trading session, reaching $94.1. About 1.90 million shares traded or 20.91% up from the average. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) has declined 0.25% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.82% the S&P500. Some Historical DRI News: ; 13/03/2018 – Transformational Gift from Batten Foundation Establishes New $30 Million Scholarship Program at UVA Darden; 20/03/2018 – INDIA DRI FILES CASE AGAINST NIRAV MODI FOR DIVERTING DIAMONDS; 22/03/2018 – Darden Restaurants Sees FY18 Adj EPS $4.75-Adj EPS $4.80; 20/04/2018 – DJ Darden Restaurants Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (DRI); 22/03/2018 – DARDEN REPORTS FISCAL 2018 3Q RESULTS & BOOSTS FINL OUTLOOK FOR; 09/03/2018 – Oil Dri 2Q Loss 12c/Basic Class B Shr; 16/03/2018 – DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC DRI.N : MIZUHO STARTS WITH BUY; TARGET PRICE $105; 14/05/2018 – CLINTON GROUP ADDED D, DRI, GOOGL, MA, REG IN 1Q: 13F; 22/03/2018 – Darden Restaurants Back FY18 Sales Growth View of 13%; 22/03/2018 – Darden Restaurants 3Q Net $217.8M

More recent Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Upgrades Darden Restaurants (DRI) to Buy” on June 07, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “Inside the list: See the highest-paid CEOs among Central Florida’s top publicly-traded companies” on May 31, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “This Net Lease REIT Is ‘Finger Lickin’ Good'” with publication date: June 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Darden Restaurants’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Darden Restaurants, 2 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $50.0 while the high is $74.0. The stock’s average target of $62 is -34.11% below today’s ($94.1) share price. DRI was included in 6 notes of analysts from October 3, 2016. Raymond James upgraded the shares of DRI in report on Tuesday, October 18 to “Mkt Perform” rating. As per Monday, November 28, the company rating was downgraded by Maxim Group. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of DRI in report on Monday, October 3 with “Sell” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Thursday, December 1. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, November 29. On Thursday, January 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy”.

Analysts await Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) to report earnings on June, 21 before the open. They expect $1.35 EPS, up 14.41% or $0.17 from last year’s $1.18 per share. DRI’s profit will be $167.12 million for 17.43 P/E if the $1.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.71 actual EPS reported by Darden Restaurants, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.05% negative EPS growth.

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