Aqr Capital Management Trimmed Rex American Resources (REX) Stake By $2.38 Million; GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) Had 2 Bulls

April 7, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Aqr Capital Management Llc decreased Rex American Resources Corp (REX) stake by 17.51% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Aqr Capital Management Llc sold 29,063 shares as Rex American Resources Corp (REX)’s stock declined 14.26%. The Aqr Capital Management Llc holds 136,899 shares with $11.33 million value, down from 165,962 last quarter. Rex American Resources Corp now has $475.42M valuation. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $73.18. About 58,602 shares traded or 34.36% up from the average. REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) has declined 16.39% since April 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.94% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. GNC Holdings had 25 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Monday, November 2. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 30 by Deutsche Bank. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Friday, July 28 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, March 23. The stock of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, November 2. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight” on Friday, October 27. On Friday, October 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Underperform”. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, October 28. The stock of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) earned “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, May 10. See GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) latest ratings:

14/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $7 New Target: $6 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: $9 New Target: $6 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.72, from 0.61 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 28 investors sold GNC Holdings, Inc. shares while 26 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 44.77 million shares or 10.36% more from 40.57 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 111,800 were reported by Swiss Bankshares. Metropolitan Life Insur Co accumulated 13,119 shares or 0% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insur Communications The holds 0% or 54,477 shares in its portfolio. Koch Indus Inc accumulated 28,072 shares. Macquarie Group Incorporated Limited holds 0% or 34,200 shares. 1.47M are held by Millennium Management Ltd. Jane Street Grp Ltd Liability Com holds 0% or 110,857 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 129,139 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Argi Invest Ser Ltd Liability invested in 0.02% or 62,107 shares. Quantbot Technologies Lp reported 0% stake. Quinn Opportunity Prtnrs Lc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC). Citadel Limited Company reported 442,305 shares. Alliancebernstein L P reported 0% in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC). Morgan Stanley reported 0% stake. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 2,988 shares.

GNC Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of health, wellness, and performance products. The company has market cap of $297.84 million. The Company’s products include protein, performance supplements, weight management supplements, vitamins, herbs and greens, wellness supplements, health and beauty, food and drink, and other general merchandise. It currently has negative earnings. The firm sells its products under the GNC proprietary brands, as well as under third-party brands.

The stock decreased 3.52% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $3.56. About 2.30M shares traded. GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) has declined 43.24% since April 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.79% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering REX American Resources (NYSE:REX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. REX American Resources had 2 analyst reports since December 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Singular Research maintained REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) on Thursday, December 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Feltl & Co on Thursday, September 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.24, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 12 investors sold REX shares while 49 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 5.79 million shares or 0.43% less from 5.82 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 5,951 are held by Numeric Limited Liability. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX). Wellington Mgmt Grp Inc Limited Liability Partnership owns 56,142 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Reilly Financial Advisors Ltd Liability Com holds 0% or 203 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Lc reported 0% stake. Pub Sector Pension Board owns 0% invested in REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) for 3,564 shares. California Public Employees Retirement has invested 0% of its portfolio in REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX). Tci Wealth Advisors holds 0% in REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX) or 9 shares. Parkside Finance National Bank & Trust, Missouri-based fund reported 10 shares. Riverhead Capital Management Ltd stated it has 751 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement System Of Ohio reported 11,924 shares. Morgan Stanley invested 0% in REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX). Systematic Financial L P, a New Jersey-based fund reported 126,334 shares. Principal Financial Gp invested 0% of its portfolio in REX American Resources Corporation (NYSE:REX). Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 13,805 shares or 0% of the stock.

Aqr Capital Management Llc increased Varonis Sys Inc (NASDAQ:VRNS) stake by 10,448 shares to 54,820 valued at $2.66M in 2017Q4. It also upped Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:SNPS) stake by 191,657 shares and now owns 1.65M shares. Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) was raised too.

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