Digimarc Corp: Lagoda Investment Management Disclosed Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Larry Anderson

 Digimarc Corp: Lagoda Investment Management Disclosed Stake

Investors sentiment increased to 2.31 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.74, from 1.57 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 6 investors sold Digimarc Corporation shares while 10 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 5.64 million shares or 4.20% less from 5.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Awm Investment Co has 0.43% invested in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) for 67,223 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York holds 0% of its portfolio in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) for 5,852 shares. 10,700 are held by State Common Retirement Fund. 15,600 are held by California Public Employees Retirement Systems. Tower Ltd Liability (Trc) invested 0% of its portfolio in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 0% in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can invested 0% in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). Hood River Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.48% of its portfolio in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). Wells Fargo Communication Mn has 0% invested in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). 500 are owned by Qci Asset Mngmt Incorporated Ny. Tiaa Cref Invest Lc reported 26,946 shares. Barclays Public Lc has 0% invested in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). Herald Investment Management Limited reported 10,000 shares. Granite Invest Prtnrs Ltd reported 28,965 shares. Wealthtrust holds 0.1% or 5,345 shares.

The New Lagoda Investment Management Holding in Digimarc Corp

Lagoda Investment Management reported SC 13G/A form with the SEC for Digimarc Corp. Access it here: 000090571818000205. As reported by Lagoda Investment Management, the filler owns 5.9% or 670,859 shares of the Information Technology–company.

Digimarc Corp stake is new for [reportingPerson]. Date of activity: December 31, 2017. This shows Lagoda Investment Management’s positive view for Digimarc Corp. For a institutional investor managing $725.00 million in assets and having 11+ experts this is interesting position.

Digimarc Corp Institutional Sentiment

Filings show 62 investors own Digimarc Corp. The ownership in Q3 2015 is high, at Infinity of the outstanding shares. This is increased by 5880646. 8835797 were owned by these investors. 14 funds opened new Digimarc Corp stakes, 22 increased positions. There were 4 that closed positions and 16 reduced them.

Turner Investments Lp is an investor bullish on Digimarc Corp, owning 172710 shares as of Q3 2015 for 1.07% of its portfolio. Lagoda Investment Management Lp owns 384304 shares or 3.43% of its portfolio. CO Independence Capital Asset Partners Llc have 1.22% of its portfolio for 28543 shares. Further, Qci Asset Management Inc reported stake worth 0.02% of its portfolio. The NY Burnham Asset Management Corp owns 10000 shares. Digimarc Corp is 0.08% of its portfolio.

Business Profile

Digimarc Corporation (Digimarc) enables governments and enterprises to give digital identities to media and objects that computers can sense and recognize. The Company’s Digimarc Discover, Digimarc Barcode and Intuitive Computing Platform are designed to optimize the identification of consumer brand impressions, facilitating mobile-centric shopping. The Company operates through media management solutions segment. The Company’s platform includes means to embed Digimarc Barcodes, invisible and inaudible barcode-like information that is recognizable by smartphones, industrial scanners, and other computer interfaces into various forms of media content, including consumer product packaging. Its Digimarc Barcodes has a range of applications, including facilitating scanning of products at retail checkout, as well as engagement with smartphone-equipped consumers. The Digimarc Barcode allows automatic identification of media without visible computer codes, such as traditional barcodes.

SEC Form 13G.

Analysts await Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $-0.73 EPS, down 28.07 % or $0.16 from last year’s $-0.57 per share. After $-0.39 actual EPS reported by Digimarc Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 87.18 % negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.27% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $30.42. About 30,309 shares traded. Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) has risen 20.66% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.96% the S&P500.

Digimarc Corporation provides media identification and management solutions to commercial entities and government clients in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $339.24 million. It primarily offers Digimarc Discover, and Digimarc Barcode and Intuitive Computing Platform that are designed to optimize the identification of various consumer brand impressions facilitating mobile-centric shopping. It currently has negative earnings. The company's solutions identifies, tracks, manages, and protects content; and enables new consumer applications to access networks and information from personal computers and mobile devices.

Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Digimarc has $53 highest and $33 lowest target. $45.83’s average target is 50.66% above currents $30.42 stock price. Digimarc had 15 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50.0 target in Thursday, September 14 report. The company was initiated on Friday, September 9 by Needham. Needham maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4200 target in Monday, June 19 report. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Needham. As per Friday, July 7, the company rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50.0 target in Tuesday, October 24 report. The stock of Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, November 3. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital given on Friday, July 24. Needham maintained the shares of DMRC in report on Thursday, February 23 with “Buy” rating.

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