Caesars Entmt (Put) (CZR) Valuation Rose While Parallax Volatility Advisers LP Trimmed Holding; As Gilead Sciences (GILD) Valuation Declined, Shareholder Btg Pactual Global Asset Management LTD Lowered Position by $360,450

February 20, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Btg Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) by 33.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Btg Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd sold 4,450 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.05% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 8,677 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $703,000, down from 13,127 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Btg Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $106.27B market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $81.35. About 4.07M shares traded. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has declined 21.80% since February 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500.

Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp decreased its stake in Caesars Entmt Corp (Put) (CZR) by 82.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp sold 396,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.48% with the market. The institutional investor held 82,100 shares of the hotels and resorts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.10M, down from 479,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp who had been investing in Caesars Entmt Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.35 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $13.275. About 1.74 million shares traded. Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) has risen 62.44% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.74% the S&P500.

Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp, which manages about $4.50B and $60.64 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Prologis Inc (Call) (NYSE:PLD) by 75,200 shares to 79,200 shares, valued at $5.03 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Teva Pharmaceutical Inds Ltd (Put) (NYSE:TEVA) by 175,359 shares in the quarter, for a total of 250,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Tyson Foods Inc (Put) (NYSE:TSN).

Among 6 analysts covering Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Caesars Entertainment had 9 analyst reports since December 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by SunTrust. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of CZR in report on Tuesday, June 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Nomura on Friday, October 6. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight” on Monday, December 14. Oppenheimer initiated Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) on Wednesday, May 31 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.59 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 1.8 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 22 investors sold CZR shares while 29 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 138.17 million shares or 22.42% more from 112.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bridgeway Cap owns 223,600 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd has invested 0% in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). Barclays Public Ltd reported 0.01% in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). Weiss Multi reported 0.28% in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). Corsair Capital Management Limited Partnership has 25,000 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag holds 84,151 shares. Frontfour Cap Gru Ltd Llc holds 1.13 million shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement stated it has 44,115 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assoc Md holds 0% or 52,157 shares in its portfolio. The Connecticut-based Lorber David A has invested 2.74% in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). Scopus Asset Mgmt LP owns 1.50 million shares or 0.21% of their US portfolio. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio reported 0% of its portfolio in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). Washington-based Parametric Port Assoc Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). Northern Trust Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) for 662,202 shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Limited Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) for 549,902 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.10, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 96 investors sold GILD shares while 488 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 474 raised stakes. 957.62 million shares or 2.06% more from 938.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cambridge Advsrs invested in 0.21% or 6,894 shares. Endurant Cap Management Lp holds 27,357 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Ltd has invested 0.06% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Dupont Cap Mngmt holds 255,085 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Underhill Inv Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 205,800 shares or 9.03% of their US portfolio. Arrowgrass Cap Ptnrs (Us) Limited Partnership stated it has 123,573 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Assetmark holds 0.41% or 447,298 shares. Advsr Asset Mgmt reported 191,770 shares. Cohen Steers holds 0.03% or 148,696 shares. Meridian Counsel holds 0.92% or 21,847 shares in its portfolio. 772,020 were accumulated by Mondrian Invest Prtn. Putnam Investments Lc reported 4.48M shares stake. Fortaleza Asset has invested 2.35% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Clean Yield Gru has 1.58% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 47,762 shares. Hirtle Callaghan And Limited Com accumulated 0% or 404 shares.

Btg Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd, which manages about $313.47M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (NYSE:BUD) by 70,655 shares to 342,732 shares, valued at $40.89 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Dollar Tree Inc (NASDAQ:DLTR) by 8,966 shares in the quarter, for a total of 144,271 shares, and has risen its stake in Bard C R Inc (NYSE:BCR).

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 insider sales for $55.76 million activity. $3.95M worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) shares were sold by Alton Gregg H. Meyers James R sold $8.02M worth of stock or 100,000 shares. 50,000 shares were sold by MARTIN JOHN C, worth $3.68M on Tuesday, January 2. Another trade for 51,820 shares valued at $4.40M was sold by Washington Robin L.

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