Catalyst Capital Advisors Has Decreased By $532,000 Its Rayonier (RYN) Holding; Gulfport Energy (GPOR) SI Decreased By 6.16%

October 11, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Catalyst Capital Advisors Llc decreased Rayonier Inc (RYN) stake by 88.99% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Catalyst Capital Advisors Llc sold 19,000 shares as Rayonier Inc (RYN)’s stock declined 2.25%. The Catalyst Capital Advisors Llc holds 2,350 shares with $68,000 value, down from 21,350 last quarter. Rayonier Inc now has $3.79 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $29.42. About 389,674 shares traded. Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) has risen 11.93% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.77% the S&P500.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) had a decrease of 6.16% in short interest. GPOR’s SI was 7.80 million shares in October as released by FINRA. Its down 6.16% from 8.31 million shares previously. With 3.50M avg volume, 2 days are for Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR)’s short sellers to cover GPOR’s short positions. The SI to Gulfport Energy Corporation’s float is 6.23%. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14.7. About 2.08 million shares traded. Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) has declined 45.17% since October 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 61.87% the S&P500.

Gulfport Energy Corporation is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The company has market cap of $2.69 billion. The Firm focuses on the exploitation and acquisition of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil in the United States. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s properties are located in the Utica Shale in Eastern Ohio and along the Louisiana Gulf Coast in the West Cote Blanche Bay and Hackberry fields.

Among 32 analysts covering Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Gulfport Energy Corporation had 70 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of GPOR in report on Tuesday, October 18 to “Buy” rating. Wunderlich maintained Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) rating on Monday, June 27. Wunderlich has “Buy” rating and $40 target. As per Monday, December 19, the company rating was maintained by Williams Capital Group. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, August 7 by FBR Capital. As per Tuesday, April 5, the company rating was downgraded by Alembic. J.P. Morgan downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. The company was initiated on Wednesday, October 21 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 8 with “Overweight”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, November 11. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Wednesday, December 9.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.03, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 45 investors sold Gulfport Energy Corporation shares while 65 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 154.12 million shares or 0.19% more from 153.82 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Art Advisors Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.07% or 88,500 shares. Atlantic Trust Grp Limited Liability Corp owns 400,193 shares. Eaton Vance Mgmt reported 0% stake. Federated Invsts Pa has invested 0% in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR). 672 were reported by First Personal Svcs. Los Angeles Management And Equity Research Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) for 27,973 shares. Wedge Capital L Limited Partnership Nc has 0.11% invested in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) for 752,600 shares. Michigan-based Comerica Bank has invested 0.02% in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR). Systematic Fincl L P has invested 0.14% in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR). Globeflex Ltd Partnership owns 0.25% invested in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) for 68,200 shares. Aqr Limited Liability Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR). Portolan Capital Management Ltd invested in 1.16% or 614,986 shares. Indexiq Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR) for 4,535 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 744,925 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 3.58 million are owned by Encompass Capital Advsr Ltd.

Catalyst Capital Advisors Llc increased Oneok Inc New (NYSE:OKE) stake by 7,697 shares to 116,033 valued at $6.05 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Ishares (EWC) stake by 115,287 shares and now owns 332,249 shares. Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:DRI) was raised too.

Analysts await Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.05 earnings per share, down 84.85% or $0.28 from last year’s $0.33 per share. RYN’s profit will be $6.44M for 147.10 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by Rayonier Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -75.00% negative EPS growth.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $185,336 activity. The insider Wiltshire Andrew G. bought $185,336.

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