Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) Holder Skytop Capital Management Has Lowered Its Stake by $13.91 Million; Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa Boosted Biomarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN) Holding by $5.66 Million

April 16, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Dan Sobol decreased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) by 87.97% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skytop Capital Management Llc sold 118,850 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.13% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Dan Sobol held 16,250 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.90M, down from 135,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skytop Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $38.91B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $113.23. About 305,369 shares traded. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 17.73% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500.

Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa increased its stake in Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (BMRN) by 28.67% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa bought 63,631 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.73% with the market. The institutional investor held 285,569 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $25.46M, up from 221,938 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa who had been investing in Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.69B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $83.41. About 85,035 shares traded. BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) has declined 11.55% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.10% the S&P500.

Analysts await NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.48 EPS, down 8.64% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.62 per share. NXPI’s profit will be $508.60 million for 19.13 P/E if the $1.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.06 actual EPS reported by NXP Semiconductors N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -51.63% negative EPS growth.

Among 28 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. NXP Semiconductors NV had 66 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold”. Topeka Capital Markets maintained NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) rating on Friday, February 5. Topeka Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $90 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, June 19. On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. Drexel Hamilton maintained NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by CLSA on Friday, October 28 to “Underperform”.

Bnp Paribas Investment Partners Sa, which manages about $11.73 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Airls Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) by 90,091 shares to 20,364 shares, valued at $1.06M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Hd Supply Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:HDS) by 32,721 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 150,006 shares, and cut its stake in Goodyear Tire & Rubr Co (NASDAQ:GT).

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $11.20 million activity. Another trade for 4,368 shares valued at $366,475 was sold by Ajer Jeffrey Robert. Another trade for 800 shares valued at $71,116 was sold by HERON ELAINE J. BIENAIME JEAN JACQUES sold $846,285 worth of stock. Another trade for 2,105 shares valued at $166,379 was sold by Davis George Eric. The insider LAWLIS V BRYAN sold 3,750 shares worth $333,150.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.08, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 37 investors sold BMRN shares while 112 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. 172.01 million shares or 0.29% more from 171.51 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tower Research Capital (Trc) reported 3,289 shares. Kopp Advisors Ltd has invested 0.89% in BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN). Symphony Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 6,450 shares. Td Asset Management Inc, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 78,021 shares. The Georgia-based Earnest Prtnrs Limited has invested 0% in BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN). Franklin invested in 0.07% or 1.71M shares. Voya Inv Management Ltd Liability Co reported 0.14% of its portfolio in BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN). Davenport And Co Ltd Llc has invested 0% in BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN). Two Sigma Securities Limited Liability Co accumulated 3,244 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Altrinsic Glob Advsr Limited Liability Corporation invested in 56,168 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Suntrust Banks invested 0% of its portfolio in BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN). Invesco Limited has 0.15% invested in BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN). British Columbia Inv Mngmt reported 0.07% stake. New York-based Rafferty Asset Management Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.02% in BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN). Ardsley Advisory Ptnrs reported 10,000 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings.

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