Grace & White Has Cut Its Textainer Group Holdings Ltdsh (TGH) Holding by $442,000; Msdc Management LP Has Boosted Its Marten Trans LTD (MRTN) Holding by $4.00 Million

February 13, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Grace & White Inc decreased its stake in Textainer Group Holdings Ltdsh (TGH) by 12.19% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grace & White Inc sold 26,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 40.46% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 187,355 shares of the diversified commercial services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.21 million, down from 213,355 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grace & White Inc who had been investing in Textainer Group Holdings Ltdsh for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.25B market cap company. The stock increased 1.62% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $22. About 145,969 shares traded. Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) has declined 15.78% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.48% the S&P500.

Msdc Management Lp increased its stake in Marten Trans Ltd (MRTN) by 66.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Msdc Management Lp bought 200,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.63% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 500,000 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $10.28 million, up from 300,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Msdc Management Lp who had been investing in Marten Trans Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.16 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $21.35. About 310,220 shares traded or 15.52% up from the average. Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) has risen 25.99% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.29% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering Marten Transport (NASDAQ:MRTN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Marten Transport had 11 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, January 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Monday, January 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Friday, January 26. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $15.0 target in Wednesday, August 23 report. On Thursday, August 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) rating on Thursday, July 20. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $1500 target. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Avondale to “Market Perform” on Friday, July 22. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Friday, December 16 report.

Msdc Management Lp, which manages about $7.59 billion and $3.43 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Restaurant Brands Intl Inc by 470,561 shares to 940,800 shares, valued at $60.10 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ss&C Technologies Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:SSNC) by 177,990 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.67 million shares, and cut its stake in Nexstar Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:NXST).

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $280,625 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.9 in Q3 2017. Its up 11.55, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 5 investors sold MRTN shares while 5 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 74.14 million shares or 233.78% more from 22.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sector Pension Investment Board, a Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 24,384 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 54,211 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt has invested 0.06% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 0% or 283,405 shares. Aperio Gru Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Shell Asset Management Company accumulated 0.01% or 45,292 shares. Qs Investors Ltd Liability Corporation reported 36 shares. Moreover, Bridgeway Management has 0.08% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Ameriprise Financial Inc holds 253,295 shares. Moreover, Gotham Asset Limited Liability Co has 0% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 12,921 shares. Bank & Trust Of America Corp De has invested 0% in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN). Davenport And Limited Liability has 0.15% invested in Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) for 588,490 shares. Vanguard Gp Incorporated stated it has 2.12M shares. Bluecrest Cap Mngmt Limited has 27,860 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Stevens Mgmt Lp accumulated 11,265 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Textainer Group Holdings Limited had 27 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 4. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of TGH in report on Wednesday, November 4 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, August 14. The stock of Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Cowen & Co. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of TGH in report on Wednesday, November 4 with “Sector Perform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of TGH in report on Monday, September 18 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co on Monday, January 23 to “Outperform”. The stock of Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:TGH) earned “Underperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, August 5. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

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