As Sprouts Fmrs Mkt (SFM) Market Value Rose, Telos Capital Management Has Lowered Its Stake by $901,818; As Builders Firstsource (BLDR) Stock Value Rose, Holder Spitfire Capital Lowered Its Position by $1.27 Million

February 13, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

Telos Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Sprouts Fmrs Mkt Inc (SFM) by 83.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Telos Capital Management Inc sold 50,101 shares as the company’s stock rose 25.89% with the market. The institutional investor held 10,255 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $192,000, down from 60,356 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Telos Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Sprouts Fmrs Mkt Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.55 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.83% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $26.68. About 709,177 shares traded. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has declined 1.88% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.58% the S&P500.

Julian Allen decreased its stake in Builders Firstsource Inc (BLDR) by 6.91% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Spitfire Capital Llc sold 74,657 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.67% with the market. The hedge fund run by Julian Allen held 1.01 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $18.10M, down from 1.08 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Spitfire Capital Llc who had been investing in Builders Firstsource Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.22B market cap company. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $19.66. About 369,206 shares traded. Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) has risen 24.30% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.60% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.02 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.72, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 11 investors sold BLDR shares while 53 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 101.77 million shares or 11.10% more from 91.60 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blackrock holds 0.01% or 7.22M shares. Prudential Financial owns 328,870 shares. Ameritas Prtnrs holds 0.01% or 8,495 shares. 19,570 were accumulated by Eqis Capital Management. Raging Cap Management Ltd Liability Co, New Jersey-based fund reported 2.68 million shares. Glenmede Tru Na holds 0.25% of its portfolio in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) for 3.16M shares. Hap Trading Ltd holds 26,895 shares. Wall Street Access Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.67% in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR). Prelude Cap Mngmt reported 3,400 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Impala Asset Mgmt Llc holds 0.61% or 757,595 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 0% of its portfolio in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) for 58 shares. Icon Advisers Company has 0.1% invested in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) for 76,600 shares. Lorber David A has 9,077 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 123,966 shares stake. Hbk Limited Partnership accumulated 92,700 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 selling transactions for $207.80 million activity. The insider LEVY PAUL S bought 800,000 shares worth $12.94M. 36,000 shares valued at $599,760 were sold by CHRISTOPHE CLEVELAND A on Monday, September 11. On Friday, September 8 GRIFFIN ROBERT C sold $297,134 worth of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) or 17,655 shares. Shares for $1.83 million were sold by SHERMAN FLOYD F on Friday, September 8.

Analysts await Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.16 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.16 per share. BLDR’s profit will be $18.07M for 30.72 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual EPS reported by Builders FirstSource, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -58.97% negative EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering Builders Firstsource (NASDAQ:BLDR), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Builders Firstsource had 24 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of BLDR in report on Thursday, October 8 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, June 27. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, November 10 by Citigroup. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, September 10. The stock of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 3. Barclays Capital initiated the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Friday, January 6 report. On Wednesday, September 7 the stock rating was initiated by Wedbush with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, January 2. SunTrust maintained Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) on Thursday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Wednesday, June 1.

Spitfire Capital Llc, which manages about $260.00 million and $239.68 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Horizon Global Corp by 22,100 shares to 1.09M shares, valued at $19.29M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Spx Flow Inc by 8,884 shares in the quarter, for a total of 263,984 shares, and has risen its stake in Beacon Roofing Supply Inc (NASDAQ:BECN).

Analysts await Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.14 EPS, up 16.67% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.12 per share. SFM’s profit will be $18.63M for 47.64 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual EPS reported by Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -39.13% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.18, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 34 investors sold SFM shares while 82 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 117.51 million shares or 3.11% more from 113.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has 0.01% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Bancorp Of America Corp De invested in 0.01% or 2.29M shares. Legal General Pcl has 117,472 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Voya Investment Management Limited Liability holds 0% or 51,189 shares. Agf Investments America owns 182,658 shares. State Street, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 3.66 million shares. Bluemountain Mngmt Llc holds 38,297 shares. Swiss Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 215,950 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement has invested 0.01% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM). Jpmorgan Chase holds 719,491 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership holds 88,768 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Tru Advisors Lp holds 0.03% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) or 630,940 shares. Advantus Cap Mngmt owns 0.01% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 15,941 shares. Impax Asset Management Ltd owns 973,300 shares for 0.56% of their portfolio. 76,400 are held by Hutchin Hill Capital Lp.

Among 24 analysts covering Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Sprouts Farmers Market had 79 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of SFM in report on Friday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 31 by Gordon Haskett. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, October 16 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, January 19 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 9 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, July 18 the stock rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Loop Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, June 26. Barclays Capital initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, September 23 report.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $40.83 million activity. Boney Shon A. sold $20.97M worth of stock. $299,283 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) was sold by Maredia Amin N. on Tuesday, January 2. Lombardi Brandon F. sold 8,557 shares worth $220,257.

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