Pomelo Capital Has Boosted Navistar Intl New (Put) (NAV) Holding By $10.78 Million; US Foods Holding (USFD) Shorts Down By 7.93%

April 17, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Pomelo Capital Llc increased Navistar Intl Corp New (Put) (NAV) stake by 4.67% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Pomelo Capital Llc acquired 245,000 shares as Navistar Intl Corp New (Put) (NAV)’s stock declined 27.03%. The Pomelo Capital Llc holds 5.50M shares with $242.22M value, up from 5.25M last quarter. Navistar Intl Corp New (Put) now has $4.06 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.4102 during the last trading session, reaching $41.1202. About 766,828 shares traded. Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV) has risen 31.67% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.12% the S&P500.

US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) had a decrease of 7.93% in short interest. USFD’s SI was 8.84M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 7.93% from 9.60M shares previously. With 2.29 million avg volume, 4 days are for US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD)’s short sellers to cover USFD’s short positions. The SI to US Foods Holding Corp’s float is 3.95%. The stock increased 1.32% or $0.455 during the last trading session, reaching $34.895. About 682,471 shares traded. US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) has risen 21.63% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.08% the S&P500.

US Foods Holding Corp., through its subsidiary, US Foods, Inc., markets and distributes fresh, frozen, and dry food and non-food products to foodservice clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $7.52 billion. The Company’s clients include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations. It has a 17.71 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as USF Holding Corp. and changed its name to US Foods Holding Corp. in February 2016.

Among 6 analysts covering US Foods (NYSE:USFD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. US Foods had 12 analyst reports since December 9, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The stock of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, June 26. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, December 9 report. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) rating on Thursday, May 11. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $32 target. Pivotal Research maintained US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) rating on Wednesday, May 10. Pivotal Research has “Hold” rating and $29 target. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 7 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, April 19. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, August 4.

Among 22 analysts covering Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Navistar International Corporation had 81 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, September 7. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, October 5 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 8 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Macquarie Research. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the shares of NAV in report on Tuesday, June 14 to “Sell” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 3 by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, June 28 to “Neutral”. Stifel Nicolaus initiated Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV) on Tuesday, October 6 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, September 1.

Pomelo Capital Llc decreased Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) stake by 10,000 shares to 40,000 valued at $1.76M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Iconix Brand Group Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:ICON) stake by 420,900 shares and now owns 4.03M shares. Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 3 in Q4 2017. Its up 2.00, from 1 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 1 investors sold NAV shares while 0 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 242,095 shares or 298782.72% more from 81 shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pacad Investment Ltd invested in 0.04% or 4,600 shares. Gotham Asset Management Lc holds 0.07% or 117,714 shares. Westpac Bk invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Navistar International Corporation (NYSE:NAV).

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