Apollo Investment (AINV) Stock Declined While Ares Management Has Increased by $505,000 Its Stake; As Huntington Ingalls Inds (HII) Share Value Rose, Korea Investment Has Upped Holding

May 20, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Korea Investment Corp increased its stake in Huntington Ingalls Inds Inc (HII) by 13.35% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Korea Investment Corp bought 6,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.30% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 53,500 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $12.61M, up from 47,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Korea Investment Corp who had been investing in Huntington Ingalls Inds Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.86 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $221.67. About 333,065 shares traded. Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) has risen 26.08% since May 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.53% the S&P500.

Ares Management Llc increased its stake in Apollo Investment Corp (AINV) by 4.38% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ares Management Llc bought 101,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.60% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.41M shares of the company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $13.62 million, up from 2.31M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ares Management Llc who had been investing in Apollo Investment Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.65. About 1.52M shares traded or 97.64% up from the average. Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) has declined 14.34% since May 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.89% the S&P500.

More notable recent Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “PHOTO RELEASE–Huntington Ingalls Industries Authenticates Keel of Submarine Montana (SSN 794)” on May 16, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Huntington Ingalls Industries Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” published on May 03, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “PHOTO RELEASE–Huntington Ingalls Industries Honored for Service to Hampton Roads Community” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3D Printer Stocks to Get Boost From Military, Defense Contractors” published on May 17, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) vs. General Dynamics (GD)” with publication date: May 18, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.52, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 21 investors sold HII shares while 125 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 36.65 million shares or 1.45% less from 37.19 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Huntington Fincl Bank reported 511 shares. Dorsey Wright And Associates reported 0.1% stake. Ahl Partners Llp reported 52,333 shares stake. Campbell Adviser stated it has 940 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Delta Asset Mngmt Lc Tn holds 0% of its portfolio in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) for 13 shares. Retirement System Of Alabama holds 95,961 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc holds 0.02% or 116,876 shares in its portfolio. Korea Invest has invested 0.06% in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Moreover, Profund Limited has 0.05% invested in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) for 5,442 shares. Bluemountain Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co holds 30,880 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Hldgs Sa stated it has 3,384 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Highbridge Ltd Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII). Zacks Inv Mgmt invested in 0.02% or 4,340 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 107,858 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio.

Since February 22, 2018, it had 7 buys, and 5 sales for $951,579 activity. Shares for $699,780 were sold by Boykin Jennifer R.. The insider Green Edgar A III bought $220,982. Shares for $99,571 were bought by Wilson Stephen R. 1,689 shares valued at $438,020 were sold by ERMATINGER WILLIAM R on Thursday, March 8. 2,858 Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) shares with value of $733,391 were sold by Cuccias Brian J.. Kastner Christopher D had sold 2,857 shares worth $743,820.

Among 11 analysts covering Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Huntington Ingalls Industries had 40 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 1 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, May 9. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 18 by Credit Suisse. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Sell”. As per Tuesday, September 20, the company rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, February 2. Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 6 report. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, January 12 to “Buy”. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Sell”. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 3 report.

Korea Investment Corp, which manages about $21.97 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE:JNPR) by 36,700 shares to 225,879 shares, valued at $6.44 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Camden Ppty Tr Co (NYSE:CPT) by 3,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,400 shares, and cut its stake in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C).

Another recent and important Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Apollo Investment 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 18, 2018.

Ares Management Llc, which manages about $35.87 billion and $3.14 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ares Capital Corp (NASDAQ:ARCC) by 65,183 shares to 2.02 million shares, valued at $31.70M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Thl Credit Inc. (NASDAQ:TCRD) by 148,391 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 911,761 shares, and cut its stake in Fidus Investment Corp (NASDAQ:FDUS).

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