Foster & Motley Decreased Its Equifax (EFX) Position; Luminus Management Lifted By $2.94 Million Its Celadon Group (CGI) Position

April 23, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Foster & Motley Inc decreased Equifax Inc (EFX) stake by 46.51% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Foster & Motley Inc sold 3,663 shares as Equifax Inc (EFX)’s stock declined 2.76%. The Foster & Motley Inc holds 4,213 shares with $497,000 value, down from 7,876 last quarter. Equifax Inc now has $14.37 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $118.88. About 1.03 million shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 14.11% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.66% the S&P500.

Luminus Management Llc increased Celadon Group Inc (CGI) stake by 69.94% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Luminus Management Llc acquired 490,137 shares as Celadon Group Inc (CGI)’s stock declined 40.63%. The Luminus Management Llc holds 1.19M shares with $7.62M value, up from 700,813 last quarter. Celadon Group Inc now has $95.64 million valuation. It closed at $3.45 lastly. It is down 42.86% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.41% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Celadon Group (NYSE:CGI), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Celadon Group had 19 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, December 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, November 4, the company rating was downgraded by Avondale. The stock of Celadon Group, Inc. (NYSE:CGI) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, April 29. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of CGI in report on Friday, February 10 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 15 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Aegis Capital with “Buy” on Friday, April 7. The stock of Celadon Group, Inc. (NYSE:CGI) earned “Market Outperform” rating by Avondale on Wednesday, August 31. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, July 31.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.65, from 0.57 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold CGI shares while 20 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 23.13 million shares or 1.19% more from 22.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Invesco has 120,332 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 0.01% or 53,200 shares. Blackrock holds 569,532 shares. State Street holds 0% or 25,576 shares. Northern Trust stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Celadon Group, Inc. (NYSE:CGI). Alpine Lc reported 21,022 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd Llc holds 0% or 21,684 shares. Price T Rowe Md owns 16,500 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Lp reported 0% in Celadon Group, Inc. (NYSE:CGI). Callahan Ltd Liability Corp reported 21,500 shares. State Bank Of America Corp De accumulated 0% or 93,749 shares. Penn Capital Management reported 0.31% stake. Vanguard Gp invested in 0% or 1.25M shares. 284,648 are owned by California Employees Retirement Sys. Geode Management accumulated 0% or 178,748 shares.

Luminus Management Llc decreased Eastman Chem Co (NYSE:EMN) stake by 3,498 shares to 53,742 valued at $4.98 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Public Svc Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) stake by 652,169 shares and now owns 430,631 shares. Dover Corp (NYSE:DOV) was reduced too.

Analysts await Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.37 EPS, down 4.86% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.44 per share. EFX’s profit will be $165.60 million for 21.69 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.39 actual EPS reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.44% negative EPS growth.

Foster & Motley Inc increased Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) stake by 7,272 shares to 17,476 valued at $959,000 in 2017Q4. It also upped Archer (NYSE:ADM) stake by 23,462 shares and now owns 37,612 shares. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) was raised too.

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