Hallmark Capital Management Decreased Du Ponte E I De Nemours Co (DD) Holding, SPARTA COMM SERVICES (SRCO) Shorts Up By 7.17%

July 17, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Hallmark Capital Management Inc decreased Du Ponte E I De Nemours Co (DD) stake by 98.43% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Hallmark Capital Management Inc sold 8,171 shares as Du Ponte E I De Nemours Co (DD)’s stock rose 0.43%. The Hallmark Capital Management Inc holds 130 shares with $10,000 value, down from 8,301 last quarter. Du Ponte E I De Nemours Co now has $74.30B valuation. The stock declined 0.02% or $0.02 reaching $84.73 per share. About 728,674 shares traded. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) has risen 20.82% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.12% the S&P500.

SPARTA COMM SERVICES (OTCMKTS:SRCO) had an increase of 7.17% in short interest. SRCO’s SI was 80,700 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 7.17% from 75,300 shares previously. About 245,418 shares traded. Sparta Commercial Services, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SRCO) has 0.00% since July 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Sparta Commercial Services, Inc. is a technology firm that develops, markets and manages business mobile application for smartphones and tablets. The company has market cap of $3.77 million. The Firm also owns and manages Websites, which sell on-demand motorcycle, recreational vehicle, power-sport vehicle and truck title history reports for consumers, retail dealers, auction houses, insurance companies and banks/finance companies. It currently has negative earnings. The Company, on a pass through basis, offers an equipment-leasing product for local and state agencies throughout the country to finance their equipment needs, including police motorcycles and cruisers, buses and emergency medical service equipment.

Among 17 analysts covering Du Pont (NYSE:DD), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Du Pont had 46 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) on Thursday, December 10 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 22 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 20 by Argus Research. Vetr upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $56.34 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Bernstein on Friday, September 11. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Strong-Buy”. S&P Research downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Argus Research downgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) on Monday, January 30 to “Hold” rating.

Analysts await E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) to report earnings on July, 25 before the open. They expect $1.29 EPS, up 4.03% or $0.05 from last year’s $1.24 per share. DD’s profit will be $1.13 billion for 16.42 P/E if the $1.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.64 actual EPS reported by E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.34% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 55 investors sold DD shares while 447 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 291 raised stakes. 604.94 million shares or 1.06% more from 598.58 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Delta Asset Ltd Tn stated it has 0.49% in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD). Aperio Ltd owns 340,309 shares. Pinnacle Ltd has 206,532 shares. Community Fin Ltd Liability Corp reported 4,184 shares. Deroy Devereaux Private Invest Counsel holds 0.03% or 3,925 shares in its portfolio. Mathes Company Inc stated it has 0.11% in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD). Trian Fund Mngmt Limited Partnership, New York-based fund reported 14.83 million shares. 81,405 are held by Chesley Taft And Associate Ltd Liability Company. 72,239 are owned by Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The. Moreover, Spot Trading Ltd Liability has 0.03% invested in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) for 16,751 shares. Ashfield Capital Partners Ltd holds 0.09% of its portfolio in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) for 12,548 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund has 90,343 shares. Moreover, Godshalk Welsh Mgmt Incorporated has 0.37% invested in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) for 4,900 shares. Glenmede Trust Company Na reported 1.14M shares. 14,000 were accumulated by Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability Company.

Hallmark Capital Management Inc increased Lyondellbasell Inds (NYSE:LYB) stake by 17,318 shares to 21,818 valued at $1.87 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Eog Resources (NYSE:EOG) stake by 4,585 shares and now owns 6,260 shares. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) was raised too.

Since March 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $8.04 million activity. $3.68M worth of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) shares were sold by FANANDAKIS NICHOLAS C. 54,728 shares were sold by Collins James C. Jr., worth $4.36M on Monday, May 1.

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