Weybosset Research & Management Cut Federal Agric Mtg (AGM) Holding; Esco Technologies (ESE) Shorts Raised By 29.37%

February 22, 2018 - By Lawrence Diaz

Esco Technologies Inc (NYSE:ESE) had an increase of 29.37% in short interest. ESE’s SI was 340,500 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 29.37% from 263,200 shares previously. With 97,500 avg volume, 4 days are for Esco Technologies Inc (NYSE:ESE)’s short sellers to cover ESE’s short positions. The SI to Esco Technologies Inc’s float is 1.36%. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $61.1. About 100,514 shares traded. ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) has risen 46.33% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.63% the S&P500.

Weybosset Research & Management Llc decreased Federal Agric Mtg Corp (AGM) stake by 18.08% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Weybosset Research & Management Llc sold 26,827 shares as Federal Agric Mtg Corp (AGM)’s stock rose 2.81%. The Weybosset Research & Management Llc holds 121,535 shares with $8.84 million value, down from 148,362 last quarter. Federal Agric Mtg Corp now has $874.79 million valuation. The stock increased 3.40% or $2.72 during the last trading session, reaching $82.74. About 37,386 shares traded. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM) has risen 72.41% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.22, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 7 investors sold AGM shares while 39 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 6.77 million shares or 1.57% less from 6.88 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bowling Port Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 0.22% in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM). Massachusetts-based Bogle Inv Mgmt Ltd Partnership De has invested 0.06% in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM). Moreover, Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM) for 900 shares. D E Shaw & has invested 0% in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM). Sterling Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 21,465 shares. Principal Fin Gru Inc Inc reported 0% in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM). Renaissance Technology Ltd invested 0.02% in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM). Lsv Asset Management invested in 0.07% or 614,356 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, Colorado-based fund reported 5,318 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 0% stake. Meeder Asset Incorporated has 0% invested in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM) for 184 shares. Chicago Equity Prns Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.09% in Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM). Aperio Grp Ltd Liability Co holds 0% or 3,535 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn accumulated 12,409 shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp (NYSE:AGM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp had 9 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, May 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Sidoti to “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy” on Wednesday, February 14. The stock of Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, November 10. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wood given on Friday, March 11. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Sidoti with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 27. Compass Point downgraded the shares of AGM in report on Thursday, May 12 to “Neutral” rating.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $1.40 million activity. On Tuesday, August 29 Everson Dennis A sold $46,954 worth of Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE:AGM) or 700 shares. 775 shares were sold by JUNKINS LOWELL, worth $50,220 on Wednesday, September 6. $782,981 worth of stock was sold by BUZBY TIMOTHY L on Wednesday, September 27. 4,000 shares were sold by Engebretsen James R, worth $275,500 on Wednesday, September 20.

ESCO Technologies Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and supplies engineered products and systems for utility, industrial, aerospace, and commercial applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.58 billion. The companyÂ’s Filtration segment supplies filtration and fluid control products, including filter elements, manifolds, assemblies, modules, indicators, custom and standard valves, filters, regulators, actuators, and other related components; and elastomeric signature reduction solutions. It has a 20.42 P/E ratio. The Company’s RF Shielding and Test segment creates and makes RF test facilities, acoustic test enclosures, RF and magnetically shielded rooms, secure communication facilities, RF measurement systems, and broadcast and recording studios; and components, such as RF absorptive materials, RF filters, active compensation systems, antennas, antenna masts, turntables, electric and magnetic probes, RF test cells, proprietary measurement software, and other test accessories to perform various tests.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.04, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 9 investors sold ESCO Technologies Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 23.77 million shares or 1.52% more from 23.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Public Sector Pension Inv Board has 0% invested in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) for 16,270 shares. Moreover, Congress Asset Mngmt Ma has 0.04% invested in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). Moreover, Profund Advisors Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). Citigroup, New York-based fund reported 15,432 shares. Pillar Pacific Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc accumulated 6,600 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Moreover, Counselors Of Maryland Lc has 0.93% invested in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) for 302,435 shares. Parametric Port Limited Liability Corp holds 0% or 47,417 shares. Silvercrest Asset Gru Limited Liability Company owns 933,591 shares. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can owns 1,611 shares. Comerica Commercial Bank reported 0.01% of its portfolio in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). M&T Natl Bank, New York-based fund reported 4,554 shares. Blackrock has invested 0.01% in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). Arizona State Retirement holds 13,353 shares. Van Eck holds 0.01% in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) or 32,047 shares. Piedmont Investment Llc holds 5,627 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

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