As Expedia Del (EXPE) Share Value Declined, Shareholder Shellback Capital LP Has Boosted Its Holding; Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa Trimmed Its Kohls (KSS) Position as Stock Rose

April 20, 2018 - By Lawrence Diaz

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Shellback Capital Lp increased its stake in Expedia Inc Del (EXPE) by 70.36% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shellback Capital Lp bought 47,700 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.14% with the market. The institutional investor held 115,491 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $13.83M, up from 67,791 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shellback Capital Lp who had been investing in Expedia Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.76B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.91% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $110.36. About 340,489 shares traded. Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) has declined 17.38% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.93% the S&P500.

Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa decreased its stake in Kohls Corp (KSS) by 71.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa sold 35,858 shares as the company’s stock rose 17.03% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 14,499 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $786,000, down from 50,357 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa who had been investing in Kohls Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.97 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.45% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $59.25. About 1.36M shares traded. Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has risen 67.20% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) to report earnings on May, 10. They expect $0.49 earnings per share, up 25.64% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.39 per share. KSS’s profit will be $82.44 million for 30.23 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.87 actual earnings per share reported by Kohl's Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -73.80% negative EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Kohl’s Corporation had 108 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Guggenheim maintained Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 26 by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 4 by M Partners. Robert W. Baird maintained Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) rating on Thursday, December 21. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $57.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 14 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, June 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) rating on Monday, December 18. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $58.0 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, January 10. The stock of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) earned “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, August 14.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $20.58 million activity. The insider MANSELL KEVIN sold 69,000 shares worth $4.42M. WATSON STEPHEN E also sold $272,956 worth of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) shares. Shares for $334,350 were sold by SCHEPP RICHARD D.

Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa, which manages about $11.73 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pembina Pipeline Corp (NYSE:PBA) by 163,161 shares to 249,750 shares, valued at $9.04M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Banco Santander Chile New (NYSE:BSAC) by 99,357 shares in the quarter, for a total of 451,979 shares, and has risen its stake in Telus Corp (NYSE:TU).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 31 investors sold KSS shares while 178 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 165.73 million shares or 5.45% less from 175.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The Washington-based Icm Asset Management Inc Wa has invested 1.23% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Oarsman Capital invested in 2.39% or 102,554 shares. Lsv Asset Management invested in 6.57M shares. Afam invested 0.57% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Numeric Ltd has 0.07% invested in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) for 165,300 shares. Andra Ap has invested 0.09% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). 96,705 were accumulated by Laurion Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership. Fukoku Mutual Life Ins stated it has 0.02% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). 332,120 are owned by Maverick Capital. Kentucky Retirement Ins Fund has invested 0.04% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Gulf Int Commercial Bank (Uk) Limited has invested 0.04% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Victory Mngmt invested in 0.03% or 250,815 shares. Pictet Asset Mngmt Limited holds 130,714 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Cambridge Invest Rech Advsrs invested in 19,188 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Foster Motley holds 36,215 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio.

Among 42 analysts covering Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Expedia Inc. had 130 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Pacific Crest on Thursday, October 20 to “Overweight”. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 17 by Moffett Nathanson. Bank of America downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $149.0 target in Friday, October 27 report. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. As per Friday, September 22, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) on Friday, July 28 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Moffett Nathanson on Tuesday, March 8 with “Buy”. The stock of Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 30 by UBS.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.37, from 1.43 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 80 investors sold EXPE shares while 162 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 172 raised stakes. 118.55 million shares or 4.89% less from 124.65 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 4,130 were accumulated by Strs Ohio. One Association, a New York-based fund reported 8,525 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 24,179 shares. Lucus Advisors Limited holds 1.92% or 10,977 shares in its portfolio. Voya Invest Mgmt Llc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). Strategy Asset Managers Limited Liability Co reported 17,087 shares stake. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Mgmt Corporation reported 0.03% in Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership owns 22,503 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Creative Planning accumulated 0% or 8,254 shares. Hartford Inv Management reported 0.06% in Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). The Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has invested 0.05% in Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 952,916 shares. Golub Group Limited Liability Company owns 235,149 shares. Trust Invest stated it has 0.52% in Expedia Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). Hbk Invests Limited Partnership invested in 45,850 shares.

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