Aviva Plc Upped Applied Matls (AMAT) Position By $598,000; Roumell Asset Management Upped Liquidity Services (LQDT) Stake By $1.25 Million

February 16, 2018 - By Lawrence Diaz

Roumell Asset Management Llc increased Liquidity Services Inc (LQDT) stake by 39.86% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Roumell Asset Management Llc acquired 249,611 shares as Liquidity Services Inc (LQDT)’s stock declined 21.18%. The Roumell Asset Management Llc holds 875,871 shares with $5.17 million value, up from 626,260 last quarter. Liquidity Services Inc now has $231.53 million valuation. The stock decreased 2.03% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $7.25. About 45,721 shares traded. Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has risen 10.20% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.50% the S&P500.

Aviva Plc increased Applied Matls Inc (AMAT) stake by 1.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Aviva Plc acquired 11,500 shares as Applied Matls Inc (AMAT)’s stock rose 23.58%. The Aviva Plc holds 688,819 shares with $35.89M value, up from 677,319 last quarter. Applied Matls Inc now has $58.85B valuation. The stock increased 3.63% or $1.96 during the last trading session, reaching $55.95. About 16.13M shares traded or 19.00% up from the average. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 121.40% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 104.70% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Liquidity Services had 11 analyst reports since November 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Sunday, October 15. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, February 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Benchmark on Friday, May 6. The stock has “Buy” rating by Barrington on Thursday, February 1. As per Friday, November 20, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. The stock of Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 20.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $144,838 activity. Another trade for 15,270 shares valued at $88,566 was sold by Rallo James M. 9,702 Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) shares with value of $56,272 were sold by Gravley Roger.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.13, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 14 investors sold LQDT shares while 24 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 20.93 million shares or 0.13% more from 20.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Retail Bank Of Mellon Corp has 265,058 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Massachusetts-based Arrowstreet Cap Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Barclays Pcl accumulated 27,381 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Ltd reported 0% stake. Moreover, Ameriprise has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 139,548 shares. Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership stated it has 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Vanguard owns 1.27M shares. 3.32M are held by Blackrock. Strs Ohio invested 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Public Sector Pension Investment Board accumulated 15,564 shares or 0% of the stock. Fmr Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 334,021 shares. Matarin Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 217,411 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Granahan Inv Mngmt Ma invested in 456,946 shares. Invesco has 0% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 280,235 shares. 15,550 are held by Thrivent Finance For Lutherans.

Aviva Plc decreased Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) stake by 21,695 shares to 608,264 valued at $38.60M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Aercap Holdings Nv (NYSE:AER) stake by 11,790 shares and now owns 89,317 shares. Hca Healthcare Inc (NYSE:HCA) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold AMAT shares while 325 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 811.15 million shares or 1.86% less from 826.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Chemical Bank holds 29,867 shares. Maverick Capital Limited accumulated 0.06% or 98,250 shares. Cornerstone has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Mathes Co owns 30,975 shares for 0.76% of their portfolio. Hartwell J M Partnership reported 30,150 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assoc Md holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 16.14M shares. Gabelli Funds Limited reported 86,000 shares stake. Services Automobile Association accumulated 0.26% or 1.68M shares. Ngam Limited Partnership accumulated 72,895 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Eqis Capital, California-based fund reported 26,177 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Llc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Artemis Inv Mngmt Llp has 1.97 million shares. Acg Wealth reported 20,309 shares. 114,709 are owned by Richard Bernstein Ltd Liability. Goldman Sachs stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT).

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $12.03 million activity. Forrest Stephen R had sold 4,000 shares worth $214,680 on Wednesday, January 3. Salehpour Ali had sold 125,125 shares worth $6.44M. The insider Karsner Alexander sold 22,762 shares worth $1.00 million. 30,000 shares valued at $1.54 million were sold by Larkins Thomas F on Thursday, October 5. Shares for $2.83 million were sold by Nalamasu Omkaram on Tuesday, January 2.

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