Discovery Communicatns New (DISCA) Stock Value Declined While Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Raised Position by $559,965; Banco Latinoamericano De Expor (BLX) Stock Price Rose While Beddow Capital Management Has Decreased by $367,604 Its Stake

February 24, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Discovery Communicatns New (DISCA) by 160.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Llc bought 26,665 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.80% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 43,276 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $921,000, up from 16,611 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Discovery Communicatns New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.49 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.88% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $24.01. About 3.07 million shares traded. Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has declined 0.88% since February 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500.

Ed Beddow decreased its stake in Banco Latinoamericano De Expor (BLX) by 4.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Beddow Capital Management Inc sold 12,676 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.26% with the market. The hedge fund run by Ed Beddow held 253,221 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.46M, down from 265,897 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beddow Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Banco Latinoamericano De Expor for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.14B market cap company. The stock increased 1.08% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $29.07. About 97,815 shares traded. Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A (NYSE:BLX) has risen 6.36% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.34% the S&P500.

Analysts await Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A (NYSE:BLX) to report earnings on April, 20. They expect $0.58 earnings per share, down 3.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.6 per share. BLX’s profit will be $22.82 million for 12.53 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.54% EPS growth.

Among 2 analysts covering Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA had 4 analyst reports since October 20, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A (NYSE:BLX) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, July 21. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 15 by J.P. Morgan. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 20 by JP Morgan.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 3 buys, and 1 insider sale for $10.39 million activity. MALONE JOHN C bought $2.03M worth of stock. The insider Campbell Bruce sold $55,349.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.10, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 65 investors sold DISCA shares while 163 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 152 raised stakes. 204.44 million shares or 4.84% more from 195.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. At Bancorp holds 0.04% or 16,983 shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement Of Texas holds 0.03% or 113,100 shares. Amp Capital Investors Ltd invested in 85,072 shares. Petrus Trust Com Lta reported 13,036 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0% or 18,921 shares. Bessemer Gp has invested 0% in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Timber Creek Cap Ltd Liability reported 1.89% stake. Nomura Asset Mgmt reported 29,915 shares. 44,910 were reported by Gam Holding Ag. Nippon Life Ins Company invested in 37,203 shares. Van Den Berg Management I Incorporated invested in 3.66% or 1.60M shares. State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA). Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0.02% or 407,920 shares. Valley Advisers reported 250 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Beese Fulmer Management owns 26,480 shares.

Among 31 analysts covering Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Discovery Communications had 91 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Needham on Wednesday, October 11. The stock has “Neutral” rating by M Partners on Friday, February 19. On Friday, October 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight”. Deutsche Bank maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Friday, July 14 with “Hold” rating. Loop Capital downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, February 22 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Loop Capital. The company was maintained on Friday, May 6 by M Partners. Cowen & Co maintained Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) on Friday, July 7 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 10 to “Underperform”. As per Wednesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co.

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