North Star Asset Management Has Decreased Kohls (KSS) Holding By $523,380; New Mountain Vantage Advisers Lifted Intercontinental Exchange In (ICE) Stake By $3.42 Million

February 15, 2018 - By Darrin Black

New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc increased Intercontinental Exchange In (ICE) stake by 6.54% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc acquired 50,346 shares as Intercontinental Exchange In (ICE)’s stock rose 1.58%. The New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc holds 819,736 shares with $56.32M value, up from 769,390 last quarter. Intercontinental Exchange In now has $41.38 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.82% or $1.95 during the last trading session, reaching $71.07. About 3.17 million shares traded or 12.85% up from the average. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has risen 13.80% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500.

North Star Asset Management Inc decreased Kohls Corp (KSS) stake by 55.01% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. North Star Asset Management Inc sold 13,420 shares as Kohls Corp (KSS)’s stock declined 10.79%. The North Star Asset Management Inc holds 10,976 shares with $437,000 value, down from 24,396 last quarter. Kohls Corp now has $10.85 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.66% or $1.67 during the last trading session, reaching $64.57. About 3.25M shares traded. Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has risen 7.16% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.54% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Intercontinental Exchange had 64 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, December 15 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, January 5. As per Thursday, August 6, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Barclays Capital. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, March 31. The stock of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 4. On Friday, March 24 the stock rating was maintained by Wood with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 19 by Buckingham Research.

New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc decreased Shire Plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) stake by 73,446 shares to 141,512 valued at $21.67M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Lions Gate Entmnt Corp stake by 286,921 shares and now owns 1.21 million shares. Cognizant Technology Solutio (NASDAQ:CTSH) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 32 investors sold ICE shares while 233 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 197 raised stakes. 501.06 million shares or 0.97% less from 505.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Earnest Prtnrs Limited Liability Company holds 0.57% or 833,965 shares. Finemark Fincl Bank And Tru holds 0.46% or 101,331 shares. Aperio Ltd Liability, a California-based fund reported 268,947 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Financial Counselors has 0.14% invested in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Century Incorporated owns 4.16M shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Highline Capital Management Lp invested 4.83% of its portfolio in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Blair William Co Il holds 1.04% or 2.02M shares. 591 are held by Assetmark. Tctc Llc has 0.03% invested in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) for 7,330 shares. Florida-based Texas Yale Cap has invested 0.03% in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Parametric Assoc Llc reported 0.13% in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Oppenheimer Communications Inc accumulated 8,164 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Davenport Limited Company, a Virginia-based fund reported 3,993 shares. 144,897 were accumulated by Daiwa Securities Group.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 46 investors sold KSS shares while 169 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 175.28 million shares or 0.56% less from 176.27 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Royal Bancorp Of Canada reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Amalgamated Savings Bank accumulated 33,369 shares or 0.05% of the stock. United Ser Automobile Association accumulated 0.02% or 149,373 shares. Alyeska Investment Group LP holds 0.38% or 1.02M shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Tobam has 1.46% invested in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Ubs Asset Management Americas accumulated 0.04% or 942,663 shares. Argi Invest Ser Limited Liability Co invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has invested 0.11% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). 116 are owned by Accuvest Global Advsr. Ameriprise Fincl reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Afam Capital has invested 0.53% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Cadence Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0.08% or 27,115 shares. Oarsman Capital stated it has 2% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Gradient Llc has 0.5% invested in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Peak6 Investments Lp holds 0.02% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) or 88,469 shares.

Analysts await Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $1.45 earnings per share, up 0.69% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.44 per share. KSS’s profit will be $243.61M for 11.13 P/E if the $1.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by Kohl's Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 107.14% EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Kohl’s Corporation had 97 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 5. The stock of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) earned “Negative” rating by OTR Global on Wednesday, November 2. The company was maintained on Friday, August 12 by UBS. The stock of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, August 10. As per Tuesday, January 9, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) on Friday, May 13 with “Underperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sell” rating and $3900 target in Monday, June 19 report. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of KSS in report on Friday, February 26 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 31 by Miller Tabek. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Monday, October 9.

North Star Asset Management Inc increased Vanguard Ttl Stk Mkt Etf (VTI) stake by 5,982 shares to 111,583 valued at $13.54 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Perrigo Plc (NYSE:PRGO) stake by 7,975 shares and now owns 95,298 shares. Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) was raised too.

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