Ksa Capital Management Has Lowered By $2.02 Million Its Cisco Sys (CSCO) Stake; Shorts at Astrotech (ASTC) Raised By 297.78%

December 6, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) had an increase of 297.78% in short interest. ASTC’s SI was 35,800 shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 297.78% from 9,000 shares previously. With 42,000 avg volume, 1 days are for Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC)’s short sellers to cover ASTC’s short positions. The stock increased 27.68% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $4.89. About 2.00M shares traded or 595.81% up from the average. Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) has declined 33.73% since December 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 50.43% the S&P500.

Ksa Capital Management Llc decreased Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) stake by 86.67% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Ksa Capital Management Llc sold 65,000 shares as Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO)’s stock declined 7.50%. The Ksa Capital Management Llc holds 10,000 shares with $313,000 value, down from 75,000 last quarter. Cisco Sys Inc now has $184.94 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $37.41. About 15.88 million shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 13.20% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.14, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 90 investors sold CSCO shares while 594 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 694 raised stakes. 3.60 billion shares or 0.67% less from 3.62 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Moreover, 1St Global Advisors Incorporated has 0.49% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 135,871 shares. Wealthcare stated it has 218 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sentinel Asset Management Inc invested in 1.24% or 1.64M shares. Creative Planning has invested 0.08% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Diversified owns 110,910 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Calamos Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 201,533 shares or 0.89% of all its holdings. Hays Advisory Ltd reported 1.15% stake. Great Lakes Advsr Lc holds 0.11% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 142,379 shares. Community Fincl Group Ltd holds 3.25% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 236,149 shares. 9,554 are held by Nine Masts Limited. Matrix Asset Advsr Inc Ny reported 3.33% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Sumitomo Mitsui Trust, a Japan-based fund reported 15.42M shares. Delta Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company Tn holds 17,489 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Sand Hill Limited Com owns 11,038 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 34,621 were reported by Notis.

Among 37 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 131 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 13 by Jefferies. Needham maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, September 18 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, October 14 by Barclays Capital. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 6 with “Buy”. The firm has “Positive” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by OTR Global. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, May 19 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 15. As per Friday, August 19, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, August 18. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Needham.

Since June 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $3.19 million activity. On Sunday, June 11 the insider Walker Karen sold $244,125. 92,840 shares valued at $2.94M were sold by Jacoby Rebecca on Wednesday, June 14.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.40, from 1.8 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 2 investors sold Astrotech Corporation shares while 3 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 2.72 million shares or 5.96% less from 2.89 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Deutsche National Bank Ag holds 0% or 10,003 shares in its portfolio. 147,151 were reported by Boothbay Fund Management Limited Liability Corp. Northern Tru Corp invested in 0% or 40,130 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Md holds 0% or 38,781 shares. Blackrock Inc owns 6,174 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 459,876 were reported by Vanguard Gp. Geode Capital Mngmt holds 0% or 51,802 shares. Beck Cap Management Limited Liability Company reported 1.82 million shares. Messner And Smith Theme Value Mngmt Limited Ca reported 23,100 shares stake. Wells Fargo Mn holds 1,000 shares. 20,300 are owned by Renaissance Limited Liability Com. Citadel Advisors Ltd Com owns 11,846 shares. Creative Planning invested in 1,000 shares.

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