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Gamestop (GME) Shareholder Green Square Capital Has Lifted Its Stake; Credit Agricole S A Has Boosted Position in Lowes Cos (LOW)

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Credit Agricole S A increased its stake in Lowes Cos Inc (LOW) by 25.23% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Credit Agricole S A bought 8,478 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 42,078 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.69M, up from 33,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Credit Agricole S A who had been investing in Lowes Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $80.60 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $98.75. About 1.70M shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 18.89% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.32% the S&P500. Some Historical LOW News: 06/03/2018 – Australia’s Lowe Warns Trump Tariffs Could Shock Global Economy; 26/03/2018 – Lowe’s CEO Robert Niblock to retire once successor is found; 23/05/2018 – ACKMAN TAKES ROUGHLY $1 BILLION STAKE IN LOWE’S- WSJ, CITING; 23/05/2018 – RBA’S LOWE: AUSTRALIA, CHINA TOGETHER CAN BE ‘STRONG VOICE’ FOR IMPORTANCE OF OPEN INTERNATIONAL TRADE, EFFECTIVE REGIONAL CO-OPERATION; 14/05/2018 – CURO Group Holdings Selling Shareholders Include Private-Equity Firm Friedman Fleischer & Lowe; 12/03/2018 – LCI Industries Announces Retirement of John B. Lowe, Jr. From Board of Directors; 23/05/2018 – Lowe’s: Prolonged Unfavorable Weather Led to Delayed Spring Selling Season; 24/05/2018 – S&PGRBulletin: Lowe’s Rtgs Unaffctd By Actvst Invstr, New CEO; 22/05/2018 – LOWE’S COMPANIES INC – LOWE’S DIRECTOR RICHARD W. DREILING TO BECOME CHAIRMAN OF BOARD; 06/03/2018 – Lowe: Economy Moving in Right Direction

Green Square Capital Llc increased its stake in Gamestop Corp (GME) by 113.07% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Green Square Capital Llc bought 122,384 shares as the company’s stock declined 21.21% with the market. The hedge fund held 230,619 shares of the electronics distribution company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.91 million, up from 108,235 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Green Square Capital Llc who had been investing in Gamestop Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.45B market cap company. The stock increased 2.08% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $14.25. About 6.45 million shares traded or 18.84% up from the average. GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) has declined 46.36% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 58.93% the S&P500. Some Historical GME News: 11/05/2018 – GameStop CEO Leaves After Three Months in Role–Update; 14/03/2018 – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of GameStop Corp. Investors (GME); 07/03/2018 – Game Informer magazine celebrates 300th issue; 28/03/2018 – GAMESTOP CORP – POSITIVE IMPACT OF TAX REFORM WAS $0.03 PER DILUTED SHARE IN QTR; 28/03/2018 – GAMESTOP 4Q ADJ EPS $2.02, EST. $2; 11/05/2018 – GAMESTOP – DEMATTEO WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE AS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND DIRECTOR; 15/05/2018 – Dalio’s Bridgewater Joins Rennaissance in Boosting GameStop; 29/05/2018 – iPhone Blog: Pre-order the GameStop-exclusive Hylian Shield edition of the New Nintendo 2DS XL; 28/03/2018 – GAMESTOP CORP GME.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $3.26, REV VIEW $8.97 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 30/05/2018 – Tech Times: Exclusive `Zelda’ Nintendo 2DS Coming July 2 As GameStop

Credit Agricole S A, which manages about $1.48 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Euronet Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:EEFT) by 5,200 shares to 9,200 shares, valued at $726,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 33,255 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 216,408 shares, and cut its stake in Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI).

Since June 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.23 million activity.

More notable recent Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: Walmart vs. Lowe’s” on June 09, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “JC Penney’s CEO Jumps to Lowe’s: Is the Turnaround Doomed?” published on May 27, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Lowe’s: Another Disappointment Doesn’t Matter” on May 24, 2018. More interesting news about Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Tandem Diabetes Care Has Run Up A Lot – Cramer’s Lightning Round (6/15/18)” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: Home Depot vs. Lowe’s” with publication date: June 17, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.01 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 72 investors sold LOW shares while 482 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 331 raised stakes. 587.47 million shares or 0.28% more from 585.84 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Everence Cap holds 0.41% or 21,157 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Ajo LP has 0.04% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Lionstone Cap Limited Liability Com holds 161,700 shares. Aqr Management Limited Liability Corporation has 0.25% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) for 2.63M shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited invested 0.43% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). 4,510 are held by Oakworth Capital Inc. Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia reported 0.08% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Illinois-based Roberts Glore Il has invested 0.21% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Comerica owns 14,398 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Essex Svcs Incorporated holds 3,934 shares. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) for 1,569 shares. Colonial Advsr accumulated 3,975 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Gabelli Funds Ltd Llc reported 90,000 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Sabal holds 0.05% or 6,118 shares. Auxier Asset Mngmt owns 36,420 shares for 0.64% of their portfolio.

Among 37 analysts covering Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Lowe’s Companies Inc. had 102 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, March 1. The rating was downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group to “Market Perform” on Thursday, November 17. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 24 by Wedbush. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Deutsche Bank. S&P Research maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 19 report. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 22. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, March 1. The stock of Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Thursday, August 20.

Among 20 analysts covering GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. GameStop Corp. had 78 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Sell” on Wednesday, November 2. The stock of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 17 by Mizuho. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, June 20. As per Wednesday, January 13, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock of GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) earned “Sector Weight” rating by Pacific Crest on Friday, November 13. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Monday, July 11 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, May 25 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Thursday, May 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital given on Tuesday, April 3. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, March 28.

Green Square Capital Llc, which manages about $1.82B and $637.68 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) by 27,593 shares to 162,051 shares, valued at $7.75M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Altria Group Inc Com (NYSE:MO) by 9,677 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 104,762 shares, and cut its stake in Enterprise Prods Partners LP (NYSE:EPD).

More notable recent GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Gaming plans from Netflix send GameStop lower” on June 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “The High Yield Is Poison At GameStop” published on May 31, 2018, Fool.com published: “3 Terrible Stocks for Retirees” on June 17, 2018. More interesting news about GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Credit Suisse cautious on GameStop” published on May 22, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “GameStop: Great Buy, Great Dividend, Nothing Like Blockbuster” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.35, from 1.46 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 43 investors sold GME shares while 79 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 103.63 million shares or 4.81% less from 108.87 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Td Asset Mngmt invested in 0% or 21,092 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 0% of its portfolio in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) for 37,409 shares. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability has 0% invested in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME). 34,000 are owned by Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan. 616,172 were accumulated by Schwab Charles Mngmt. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership, a New York-based fund reported 48,286 shares. Camelot Portfolios Limited Liability Corporation has 0.29% invested in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME). 12,288 were reported by Virtu Financial Ltd Liability Co. Dreman Value Management L L C has 0% invested in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME). Tci Wealth owns 169 shares. Howe & Rusling Incorporated holds 0% or 280 shares in its portfolio. Royal National Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME). Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc holds 246,179 shares. Muhlenkamp & accumulated 260,753 shares. Brown Advisory Secs Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.07% in GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME).

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