Apollo Coml Real Est Fin (ARI) Holder Orinda Asset Management Decreased Holding by $1.30 Million as Shares Declined; As Pra Group (PRAA) Share Value Rose, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Cut by $2.85 Million Its Position

April 17, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp decreased its stake in Pra Group Inc (PRAA) by 49.83% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp sold 86,436 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.91% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 87,024 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.89 million, down from 173,460 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp who had been investing in Pra Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.75 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $38.7. About 51,930 shares traded. PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) has risen 12.59% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.04% the S&P500.

Orinda Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Apollo Coml Real Est Fin Inc (ARI) by 37.03% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Orinda Asset Management Llc sold 72,153 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.34% with the market. The institutional investor held 122,698 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.26 million, down from 194,851 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Orinda Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Apollo Coml Real Est Fin Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.20B market cap company. It closed at $17.88 lastly. It is down 2.92% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.47% the S&P500.

Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp, which manages about $5.31B and $5.45B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) by 2,630 shares to 20,713 shares, valued at $4.63M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Fortive Corp by 7,709 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.20M shares, and has risen its stake in American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.81 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.76 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 21 investors sold PRAA shares while 76 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 50.53 million shares or 2.21% more from 49.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 74,799 are owned by Prudential Financial. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt owns 162 shares. Staley Cap Advisers holds 0.02% or 9,476 shares in its portfolio. Cap Rech Glob invested 0% of its portfolio in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA). 20,595 were reported by Voya Inv Mgmt Limited Liability Company. Pacific Ridge Cap Prns Limited Liability Corporation has 0.28% invested in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) for 31,690 shares. Eulav Asset Management has 0.02% invested in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA). Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma invested 0.05% of its portfolio in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA). Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc reported 0% stake. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 15,550 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California Employees Retirement owns 136,339 shares. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio owns 4,023 shares. 18 are held by Financial Professionals. Delta Asset Management Limited Co Tn holds 0% of its portfolio in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) for 33 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA).

Among 7 analysts covering Portfolio Recovery Associates (NASDAQ:PRAA), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Portfolio Recovery Associates had 18 analyst reports since October 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, June 7 by First Analysis. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Tuesday, November 8 by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy” on Tuesday, November 17. On Friday, February 26 the stock rating was downgraded by JMP Securities to “Mkt Perform”. Oppenheimer initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, September 14. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Janney Capital. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Wednesday, February 28 to “Market Perform”. On Thursday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”.

Analysts await PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.36 earnings per share, down 5.26% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.38 per share. PRAA’s profit will be $16.28 million for 26.88 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.36 actual earnings per share reported by PRA Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Since December 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $66,064 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.96, from 2.34 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 12 investors sold ARI shares while 54 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 71.19 million shares or 0.99% more from 70.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 2,856 are owned by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI). Apg Asset Mngmt Nv holds 0.04% or 1.36M shares. Dean Inv Assocs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.99% or 352,068 shares in its portfolio. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability, New York-based fund reported 17,086 shares. Cwm Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) for 11 shares. Security Natl Tru reported 8,400 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Blackrock holds 15.46 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Comerica Savings Bank invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI). Taylor Frigon Capital Lc reported 1.02% of its portfolio in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI). Shell Asset Management owns 0.03% invested in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) for 86,993 shares. Oakworth Capital reported 400 shares. 65,893 are held by Texas Permanent School Fund. Moreover, Principal Fincl Group has 0.01% invested in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) for 868,314 shares. Piedmont Inv Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 20,124 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Orinda Asset Management Llc, which manages about $286.18M and $114.74 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spirit Rlty Cap Inc New (NYSE:SRC) by 74,085 shares to 235,532 shares, valued at $2.02M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Landmark Infrastructure Lp by 76,929 shares in the quarter, for a total of 194,729 shares, and has risen its stake in Starwood Ppty Tr Inc (NYSE:STWD).

Analysts await Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) to report earnings on May, 2 after the close. They expect $0.41 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.41 per share. ARI’s profit will be $50.42M for 10.90 P/E if the $0.41 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.32 actual EPS reported by Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.13% EPS growth.

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