Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP Increased Its Dollar Tree (DLTR) Position; Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Has Trimmed Waters (WAT) Stake By $115.78 Million

February 19, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp increased Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR) stake by 61.32% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp acquired 306,600 shares as Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR)’s stock declined 0.40%. The Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp holds 806,600 shares with $70.02M value, up from 500,000 last quarter. Dollar Tree Inc now has $25.60B valuation. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $107.96. About 2.12 million shares traded. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has risen 3.60% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500.

Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc decreased Waters Corp (WAT) stake by 36.15% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc sold 646,810 shares as Waters Corp (WAT)’s stock rose 13.72%. The Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc holds 1.14M shares with $205.05 million value, down from 1.79 million last quarter. Waters Corp now has $16.40 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $206.18. About 341,636 shares traded. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 30.08% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 36 investors sold WAT shares while 163 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 73.71 million shares or 3.26% more from 71.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Smith Asset Gp LP accumulated 0.82% or 136,777 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Co Ltd accumulated 6,361 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 14,323 shares. S&Co owns 9,210 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Shell Asset Mngmt reported 12,079 shares stake. Pennsylvania Trust accumulated 4,209 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Victory Capital Mgmt stated it has 12,390 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New York State Common Retirement Fund owns 314,859 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. State Street owns 0.05% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 3.30M shares. Bankshares Of Stockton reported 0.4% stake. Pggm Invests holds 42,120 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Commercial Bank Of America De holds 0.01% or 419,515 shares. Germany-based Deutsche Bancorporation Ag has invested 0.02% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Millennium Ltd stated it has 169,041 shares. Snyder Capital Mgmt LP invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT).

Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc increased Alphabet Inc stake by 201,583 shares to 650,980 valued at $633.87M in 2017Q3. It also upped Jacobs Engr Group Inc Del (NYSE:JEC) stake by 487,089 shares and now owns 5.69 million shares. Visa Inc (NYSE:V) was raised too.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $41.08 million activity. Cassis Eugene G had sold 23,863 shares worth $4.71 million on Wednesday, December 13. The insider BEAUDOUIN MARK T sold $9.15M. The insider Kelly Terrence P sold 25,000 shares worth $4.94M. Khanna Rohit sold $5.33 million worth of stock or 26,913 shares. Rae Elizabeth B sold $6.22M worth of stock. TERRICCIANO DAVID sold 21,997 shares worth $4.34M.

Among 19 analysts covering Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Waters Corporation had 56 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, December 4 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird maintained Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) on Monday, October 2 with “Buy” rating. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 25 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, July 27. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Cowen & Co. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, January 7 with “Hold”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 45 investors sold DLTR shares while 191 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 170 raised stakes. 202.27 million shares or 3.74% less from 210.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lowe Brockenbrough Inc holds 79,007 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & Communications invested in 0% or 39 shares. Reliance Tru Of Delaware invested in 0.03% or 2,312 shares. Moreover, California Employees Retirement System has 0.07% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Putnam Invests Llc invested in 0% or 4,300 shares. Westfield Capital Management Lp reported 0.23% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Sun Life invested 0.01% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Moreover, Alps Advsrs has 0% invested in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 5,600 shares. Utah Retirement Systems reported 42,155 shares. Bancorporation Of Nova Scotia holds 41,117 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 16.09M were accumulated by Fmr Ltd Liability Co. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited invested in 171,652 shares. Nomura Asset Management Ltd holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 33,792 shares. 536 were reported by Guardian Life Insur Of America. D E Shaw Inc holds 0.29% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) or 2.20 million shares.

Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp decreased Arch Coal Inc stake by 301,077 shares to 698,874 valued at $50.14M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Hennessy Cap Acquston Corp I stake by 367,512 shares and now owns 832,488 shares. Modern Media Acquisition was reduced too.

Among 35 analysts covering Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. Dollar Tree Inc. had 99 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 28 by Bernstein. Deutsche Bank maintained Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) on Friday, May 27 with “Hold” rating. Buckingham Research initiated Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) rating on Tuesday, February 23. Buckingham Research has “Buy” rating and $96 target. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, February 16. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 2 by Deutsche Bank. On Monday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The stock of Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 25. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, May 25. On Wednesday, November 22 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”. As per Friday, June 30, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

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