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Waterstone Capital Management LP Increased Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) Holding by $1.86 Million; As Union Pac (UNP) Market Valuation Rose, Holder Force Capital Management Has Raised Its Holding

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Robert Jaffe increased its stake in Union Pac Corp (UNP) by 33.11% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Force Capital Management Llc bought 5,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.52% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Robert Jaffe held 20,100 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.70 million, up from 15,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Force Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Union Pac Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $114.03 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.44% or $2.08 during the last trading session, reaching $147.02. About 7.92 million shares traded or 103.22% up from the average. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 32.23% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.66% the S&P500. Some Historical UNP News: 06/03/2018 – UNION PACIFIC HAS 60% OF POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL IMPLEMENTED; 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC 1Q EPS $1.68, EST. $1.66; 15/03/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – Union Pacific Railroad – 03/15/2018 05:42 AM; 11/05/2018 – Van Eck Adds C&J. Energy Services Inc., Exits Union Pacific: 13F; 28/03/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – Union Pacific Railroad – 03/28/2018 02:54 PM; 22/05/2018 – Cramer also hears from the CEOs of Rent the Runway, Union Pacific and Micron; 06/03/2018 – UNION PACIFIC CFO SAYS TARIFFS WOULD HURT U.S. JOBS; 26/03/2018 – Union Pacific Names TRAC lnterstar Preferred National Provider Of Emergency Road Service; 26/04/2018 – Union Pacific profit rises 22.2 pct; 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC DETAILS POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL ROLLOUT ON WEBSITE

Shawn Bergerson increased its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) by 138.21% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waterstone Capital Management Lp bought 38,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.58% with the market. The hedge fund run by Shawn Bergerson held 66,700 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.22M, up from 28,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Waterstone Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Bank Of The Ozarks for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.17B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.99% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $47.75. About 1.50M shares traded or 72.16% up from the average. Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has risen 4.44% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.13% the S&P500. Some Historical OZRK News: 09/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Named Nation’s Top Performing Bank for Eighth Consecutive Year; 09/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Named Nation’s Top Performing Bank for Eighth Consecutive Year; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Common Stockholders’ Equity Was $3.53 Billion at March 31; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks First Quarter 2018 Management Comments; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Total Assets Were $22.04 Billion at March 31; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Deposits Were $17.83 Billion at March 31; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Book Value Per Common Share Was $27.42 at March 31; 12/04/2018 – Bank of The Ozarks 1Q Net $113.1M; 12/04/2018 – Bank of The Ozarks 1Q EPS 88c; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks 1Q Net Interest Income $217.8 Million

Force Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.19B and $94.97 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Powershares Qqq Trust (QQQ) by 7,000 shares to 14,400 shares, valued at $2.31M in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

More news for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Union Pacific plans $20B stock buyback, sees 60% operating ratio by 2020” on June 01, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Union Pacific Is On Track To Positively Surprise” and published on June 07, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.19, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 62 investors sold UNP shares while 557 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 359 raised stakes. 589.68 million shares or 1.47% less from 598.50 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Ckw, a Hawaii-based fund reported 950 shares. Moody State Bank Trust Division invested in 8,902 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Rafferty Asset owns 4,027 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gp stated it has 7.63M shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Shell Asset, a Netherlands-based fund reported 148,173 shares. Scotia invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). River Road Asset Mgmt Lc has invested 1.59% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc invested in 9,783 shares. Cardinal Mngmt owns 1,674 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 1.82 million shares. Cambridge Advisors accumulated 47,890 shares or 0.07% of the stock. 357,275 were accumulated by Bradley Foster And Sargent Incorporated Ct. Naples Glob Advisors stated it has 0.18% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Assets Invest Limited Liability invested in 15,000 shares. First Republic Invest Mgmt Incorporated invested in 0.26% or 247,926 shares.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $7.37 million activity. On Tuesday, April 3 the insider Whited Elizabeth F sold $2.08M.

Among 30 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 116 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 4 by Loop Capital. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of UNP in report on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. JP Morgan maintained the shares of UNP in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Neutral” rating. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, February 23 report. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of UNP in report on Monday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Scotia Capital to “Sector Perform” on Monday, June 20. The firm has “Sector Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 15 by Scotia Capital. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $143.0 target in Thursday, January 25 report. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.14, from 1.21 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 32 investors sold OZRK shares while 105 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 108.10 million shares or 3.29% more from 104.65 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Plante Moran Advsr Ltd Liability owns 40 shares. Neumeier Poma Inv Counsel Ltd holds 1.91% or 384,180 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Com owns 317,319 shares. Oppenheimer Asset has 9,685 shares. California Employees Retirement Sys, California-based fund reported 238,676 shares. 1.93M were reported by Prudential Public Limited Company. Brandywine Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) or 43 shares. Denver Invest Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). The Germany-based Deutsche National Bank Ag has invested 0.01% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Great West Life Assurance Company Can, Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 72,260 shares. 623,760 are owned by Jpmorgan Chase And. Willingdon Wealth Mngmt invested 0.03% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Security Natl reported 0% stake. Bluecrest Cap Mgmt Limited stated it has 18,929 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Profund Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 20,921 shares.

Waterstone Capital Management Lp, which manages about $2.46 billion and $110.44M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ctrip Com Intl Ltd (Prn) by 4.19M shares to 6.77M shares, valued at $7.30M in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Among 13 analysts covering Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Bank of the Ozarks had 53 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, December 24 by Merion Capital Group. As per Wednesday, August 26, the company rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, January 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital given on Monday, October 23. The firm has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital given on Wednesday, August 2. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Thursday, April 12. As per Friday, April 13, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5600 target in Thursday, April 12 report. Wood upgraded Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) rating on Monday, May 16. Wood has “Outperform” rating and $48 target.

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