Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Has Boosted Its Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) Position; LHC Group (LHCG)’s Sentiment Is 1.15

May 8, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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LHC Group Inc (LHCG) investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.35, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 99 investment managers increased or opened new equity positions, while 86 cut down and sold their stakes in LHC Group Inc. The investment managers in our database reported: 15.67 million shares, up from 15.33 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding LHC Group Inc in top ten equity positions increased from 0 to 2 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 30 Reduced: 56 Increased: 61 New Position: 38.

Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc increased Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX) stake by 1.9% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc acquired 6,880 shares as Six Flags Entertainment Corp (SIX)’s stock declined 10.68%. The Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc holds 369,494 shares with $24.60M value, up from 362,614 last quarter. Six Flags Entertainment Corp now has $5.23B valuation. The stock decreased 0.75% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $62.61. About 781,706 shares traded. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) has risen 3.06% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.49% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $909,824 activity.

The stock decreased 1.58% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $70.43. About 362,787 shares traded or 15.55% up from the average. LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) has risen 15.17% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.62% the S&P500.

Coliseum Capital Management Llc holds 3.9% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. for 100,000 shares. Oberweis Asset Management Inc owns 145,130 shares or 2.08% of their US portfolio. Moreover, First Light Asset Management Llc has 1.16% invested in the company for 68,807 shares. The Connecticut-based Sivik Global Healthcare Llc has invested 1.14% in the stock. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co, a New York-based fund reported 304,858 shares.

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.31 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services, and Facility-Based Services. It has a 25.24 P/E ratio. The Home Health Services segment offers home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, and patient education; medically-oriented social services; and physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.

More recent LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “LHC Group’s (LHCG) CEO Keith Myers on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 06, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “LHC Group Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates” on April 19, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “LHC Group Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results” with publication date: May 02, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 16 analysts covering Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Six Flags Entertainment had 39 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of SIX in report on Wednesday, April 6 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was initiated on Tuesday, March 29 by Sterne Agee CRT. Wedbush maintained Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) rating on Monday, January 8. Wedbush has “Buy” rating and $76.0 target. FBR Capital maintained the shares of SIX in report on Thursday, October 27 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) earned “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, April 13. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral” on Thursday, April 6. As per Wednesday, December 9, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. On Tuesday, April 19 the stock rating was initiated by Stephens with “Equal-Weight”.

Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc decreased Ishares Core S&P 500 Etf (IVV) stake by 7,888 shares to 163,792 valued at $44.04M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Comcast Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stake by 17,827 shares and now owns 567,732 shares. Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) was reduced too.

More notable recent Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Six Flags Entertainment rallies after earnings” on April 25, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Six Flags and Cedar Fair Keep Rolling in 2018” published on April 30, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Earnings Season’s Biggest Winners And Losers… So Far” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Norfolk Southern, Six Flags Entertainment, and Intrepid Potash Jumped Today” published on April 25, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “10 Companies That Are Hiring for the Summer” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

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