Cubist Systematic Strategies Decreased Its Landstar Sys (LSTR) Stake; Duane Reade (DRD) Has 1.71 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Duane Reade (DRD) investors sentiment increased to 1.71 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 1.18, from 0.53 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 12 investment managers increased or opened new stock positions, while 7 sold and reduced their stock positions in Duane Reade. The investment managers in our database now have: 7.85 million shares, up from 7.78 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Duane Reade in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 7 Increased: 5 New Position: 7.

Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc decreased Landstar Sys Inc (LSTR) stake by 43.03% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc sold 2,947 shares as Landstar Sys Inc (LSTR)’s stock rose 2.88%. The Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc holds 3,902 shares with $406,000 value, down from 6,849 last quarter. Landstar Sys Inc now has $4.65 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.05% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $110.45. About 231,102 shares traded. Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) has risen 29.78% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.23% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Landstar System had 70 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, September 14. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Buckingham Research. On Friday, September 4 the stock rating was maintained by William Blair with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, July 31. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Neutral”. The stock of Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, April 1 by Cowen & Co. Stephens maintained the shares of LSTR in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, January 29.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 27 investors sold LSTR shares while 103 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 40.14 million shares or 0.27% less from 40.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Federated Investors Pa accumulated 32,229 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Advisory Ntwk Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% in Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR). Rhumbline Advisers owns 97,864 shares. Martingale Asset Mngmt LP holds 0.3% or 215,151 shares in its portfolio. 56,702 are held by Stifel Finance Corp. Hillsdale Invest Management invested in 90 shares or 0% of the stock. Lpl Fin Lc holds 0% or 9,530 shares. Acadian Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp owns 0.01% invested in Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) for 22,102 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 0.01% stake. 185 were accumulated by Weaver C Barksdale Inc. 30,853 were accumulated by Voloridge Inv Mngmt Ltd. Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Ltd Co holds 2,855 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Timessquare Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR). Sg Americas Secs Ltd Com invested 0.01% in Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR). Us Financial Bank De invested in 4,147 shares or 0% of the stock.

Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc increased Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) stake by 7,705 shares to 70,125 valued at $3.95 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Horizon Pharma Plc (NASDAQ:HZNP) stake by 33,760 shares and now owns 83,253 shares. Pentair Plc (NYSE:PNR) was raised too.

Analysts await Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) to report earnings on April, 25 after the close. They expect $1.36 earnings per share, up 76.62% or $0.59 from last year’s $0.77 per share. LSTR’s profit will be $57.22M for 20.30 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.08 actual earnings per share reported by Landstar System, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.93% EPS growth.

DRDGOLD Limited engages in the retreatment, production, and sale of gold from surface tailings in South Africa. The company has market cap of $106.78 million. It recovers gold from surface tailings in the central and western Witwatersrand basin in Gauteng province. It has a 17.94 P/E ratio.

Ruffer Llp holds 0.33% of its portfolio in DRDGOLD Limited for 2.47 million shares. Van Eck Associates Corp owns 3.03 million shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bb&T Corp has 0.01% invested in the company for 100,000 shares. The New York-based Renaissance Technologies Llc has invested 0.01% in the stock. Sigma Planning Corp, a Michigan-based fund reported 33,344 shares.

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