As Stamps Com (STMP) Stock Value Rose, Tekne Capital Management Has Raised Holding; As Facebook Com Cl A (FB) Shares Declined, Holder Winch Advisory Services Lowered by $4.74 Million Its Position

April 21, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Winch Advisory Services Llc decreased its stake in Facebook Inc Com Cl A (FB) by 50.6% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Winch Advisory Services Llc sold 13,455 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 13,136 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.64 million, down from 26,591 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Winch Advisory Services Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc Com Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $482.11B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.08% or $1.82 during the last trading session, reaching $166.28. About 17.17 million shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 8.48% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.07% the S&P500.

Beeneet Kothari increased its stake in Stamps Com Inc (STMP) by 13.4% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tekne Capital Management Llc bought 21,709 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.45% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Beeneet Kothari held 183,773 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $34.55 million, up from 162,064 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tekne Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Stamps Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.81B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.21% or $4.9 during the last trading session, reaching $216.75. About 193,765 shares traded. Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) has risen 69.91% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.36% the S&P500.

Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on April, 25 after the close. They expect $1.36 EPS, up 30.77% or $0.32 from last year’s $1.04 per share. FB’s profit will be $3.94 billion for 30.57 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.20 actual EPS reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.18% negative EPS growth.

Winch Advisory Services Llc, which manages about $228.69M and $166.32M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Nasdaq Biotechnology Etf (IBB) by 28,887 shares to 42,926 shares, valued at $4.58 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Msci Eafe Growth Etf (EFG) by 4,061 shares in the quarter, for a total of 14,957 shares, and has risen its stake in Celgene Corp Com (NASDAQ:CELG).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 57 investors sold FB shares while 621 reduced holdings. 147 funds opened positions while 670 raised stakes. 1.61 billion shares or 1.26% less from 1.63 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wg Shaheen & Dba Whitney & reported 37,023 shares or 1.89% of all its holdings. Mairs And Pwr reported 1,669 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sentinel Trust Communication Lba holds 1.72% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 47,024 shares. Nomura Asset Mngmt Ltd invested 1.49% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Ledyard Bank has 39,511 shares for 0.84% of their portfolio. Ashfield Cap Prtnrs Lc reported 56,253 shares or 1.28% of all its holdings. Lau Assocs Limited Liability Corp accumulated 10,000 shares. Lenox Wealth has invested 0.07% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Altavista Wealth Management reported 2.02% stake. Brookstone Capital Mngmt holds 0.13% or 8,440 shares in its portfolio. Colonial Trust invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Eagle Asset has 53,401 shares. Cognios Cap Ltd Company holds 23,874 shares. Aviance Cap accumulated 16,043 shares or 0.93% of the stock. Teewinot Cap Advisers Ltd Llc has invested 3.3% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

Among 55 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. Facebook had 254 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 27 by Needham. William Blair maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, April 28. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) earned “Buy” rating by Axiom Capital on Thursday, April 28. Susquehanna maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, April 28 with “Positive” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, July 22, the company rating was downgraded by BTIG Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 12. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. On Tuesday, July 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Focus List”.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 42 insider sales for $1.41 billion activity. Sandberg Sheryl sold 55,000 shares worth $9.61M. Zuckerberg Mark sold $24.16 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Tuesday, March 20. Shares for $6.77 million were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd on Tuesday, December 12. 750 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares with value of $134,821 were sold by Stretch Colin. Another trade for 1.25M shares valued at $221.33M was made by Koum Jan on Thursday, February 15. $2.80 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Cox Christopher K on Monday, October 23.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 19 insider sales for $50.66 million activity. The insider Lipson Matthew A. sold $1.87M. $1.27M worth of Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) was sold by MCBRIDE KENNETH THOMAS. Khechfe Amine also sold $239,460 worth of Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) on Monday, April 2. Biswas Michael John had sold 29,288 shares worth $6.71 million on Monday, October 23. Shares for $13.41 million were sold by Carberry Jeffrey on Monday, October 23. $5.22M worth of Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) shares were sold by Buerba Sebastian.

Among 9 analysts covering Stamps.com (NASDAQ:STMP), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Stamps.com had 30 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Roth Capital. Sidoti upgraded the shares of STMP in report on Tuesday, January 12 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Northland Capital given on Monday, November 20. The stock of Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by FBR Capital. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Wednesday, October 11 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 9 by Singular Research. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $16600 target in Friday, July 28 report. The rating was upgraded by B. Riley & Co on Friday, November 6 to “Buy”. Craig Hallum maintained Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) rating on Thursday, February 22. Craig Hallum has “Buy” rating and $215.0 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 39 investors sold STMP shares while 70 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 16.37 million shares or 0.78% more from 16.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. California State Teachers Retirement System stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP). Shannon River Fund Mgmt Lc invested in 0.52% or 11,481 shares. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability Com holds 2,920 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cim Ltd Company has invested 0.21% in Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP). Td Asset Management Inc stated it has 7,988 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Redmond Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.33% in Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP). Brown Brothers Harriman & reported 106 shares. Ellington Management Grp Limited Com invested in 1,700 shares. Bancorp Of America Corporation De, North Carolina-based fund reported 75,349 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp invested in 128,906 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) for 3,239 shares. Origin Asset Management Ltd Liability Partnership invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP). Envestnet Asset Management owns 1,449 shares. Raymond James & owns 19,111 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. First Manhattan invested in 0% or 300 shares.

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