Ensemble Capital Management Decreased Its National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Holding, Polar Securities Has Decreased Guess (GES) Holding By $4.86 Million

June 19, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Polar Securities Inc decreased Guess Inc (GES) stake by 69.31% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Polar Securities Inc sold 405,100 shares as Guess Inc (GES)’s stock declined 24.42%. The Polar Securities Inc holds 179,400 shares with $2.17M value, down from 584,500 last quarter. Guess Inc now has $978.91M valuation. The stock rose 0.09% or $0.01 reaching $11.72. About 553,550 shares traded. Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) has declined 38.50% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.20% the S&P500.

Ensemble Capital Management Llc decreased National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) stake by 36.28% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Ensemble Capital Management Llc sold 121,765 shares as National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV)’s stock declined 11.45%. The Ensemble Capital Management Llc holds 213,875 shares with $8.01M value, down from 335,640 last quarter. National Oilwell Varco Inc now has $12.99B valuation. The stock declined 1.01% or $0.34 reaching $33.32 per share. About 1.52 million shares traded. National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has risen 11.97% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.73% the S&P500.

Since February 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $3.75 million activity. 49,825 National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) shares with value of $2.07M were sold by Rovig Joseph W. $195,157 worth of National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) was sold by Duff Scott K..

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.21, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 67 investors sold NOV shares while 256 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 339.29 million shares or 1.84% less from 345.64 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Fairfax Fincl Holding Can holds 6,400 shares. Joel Isaacson And Com Limited Liability, a New York-based fund reported 125 shares. 62,574 were reported by S&Co. Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Holdings Limited Liability Com holds 0.08% or 262,170 shares in its portfolio. Gamco Invsts Inc Et Al, a New York-based fund reported 36,200 shares. Hawkins Cap Limited Partnership stated it has 0.9% in National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). California Pub Employees Retirement holds 0.08% or 1.25M shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Banking reported 0.06% in National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Bridgeway Mngmt has invested 0.61% of its portfolio in National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Burt Wealth Advsrs holds 515 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Massachusetts Financial Services Ma holds 4.59M shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Communications invested in 2,616 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Thrivent Fin For Lutherans has 0% invested in National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 13,120 shares. Janus Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% or 34,732 shares in its portfolio. Vulcan Value Ptnrs Ltd Liability Company owns 16.30 million shares.

Ensemble Capital Management Llc increased Transdigm Group Inc (NYSE:TDG) stake by 18,095 shares to 95,560 valued at $23.79 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Now Inc (NYSE:DNOW) stake by 79,315 shares and now owns 821,040 shares. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was raised too.

Among 31 analysts covering National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. National Oilwell Varco had 75 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, August 26. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Seaport Global. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 5 to “Sector Weight”. The rating was downgraded by Johnson Rice to “Hold” on Friday, December 9. The stock of National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) earned “Strong-Buy” rating by Vetr on Tuesday, September 22. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Argus Research. The company was maintained on Wednesday, May 31 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Tuesday, April 19. RBC Capital Markets maintained National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) on Friday, April 29 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, April 20 by Barclays Capital.

Analysts await National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $-0.15 EPS, up 50.00% or $0.15 from last year’s $-0.3 per share. After $-0.17 actual EPS reported by National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.76% EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Guess? (NYSE:GES), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Guess? had 24 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, October 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to “Hold”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, March 10 by B. Riley & Co. Mizuho maintained the shares of GES in report on Wednesday, November 25 with “Buy” rating. As per Saturday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $17 target in Thursday, August 25 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, May 26 by Mizuho. Mizuho maintained Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) rating on Thursday, December 1. Mizuho has “Neutral” rating and $14 target. On Tuesday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 17 by Jefferies. On Thursday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform”.

Since January 3, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $33,369 activity. The insider Herrero Amigo Victor bought $33,369.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.26, from 0.96 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 32 investors sold GES shares while 45 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 65.61 million shares or 4.67% more from 62.68 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Aperio Limited Liability owns 14,915 shares. First Manhattan has invested 0% in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). Spot Trading Limited Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). Swiss Financial Bank invested in 100,100 shares. Pnc Fin Service Group has 1,214 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0% in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). Texas-based Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.01% in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). Proshare Advisors Llc has 11,496 shares. Ridgeworth Ltd Liability Co has 0.3% invested in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES) for 2.93M shares. Commonwealth Equity Service has invested 0% in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). Blackrock Fund Advisors invested in 8.65 million shares or 0.02% of the stock. Bank Of America Corp De owns 549,613 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Incorporated Md reported 0% stake. Allianz Asset Management Ag has 0% invested in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES). Guggenheim Limited Liability invested 0.01% in Guess?, Inc. (NYSE:GES).

Polar Securities Inc increased Nxp Semiconductors N V (Prn) stake by 20.00M shares to 50.00 million valued at $56.86 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Everbank Finl Corp (NYSE:EVER) stake by 175,000 shares and now owns 250,000 shares. Intersil Corp (NASDAQ:ISIL) was raised too.

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