Agile Therapeutics (AGRX) Holder Aisling Capital Has Lowered Holding; Force Capital Management Has Boosted Holding in Sears Hldgs (Call) (SHLD) by $3.12 Million as Market Valuation Declined

April 17, 2018 - By reb123z

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Dennis Purcell decreased its stake in Agile Therapeutics Inc (AGRX) by 27.7% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aisling Capital Llc sold 500,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.95% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Dennis Purcell held 1.30M shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.51M, down from 1.80 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aisling Capital Llc who had been investing in Agile Therapeutics Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $97.61M market cap company. The stock decreased 2.06% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $2.85. About 44,286 shares traded. Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) has declined 11.00% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.55% the S&P500.

Robert Jaffe increased its stake in Sears Hldgs Corp (Call) (SHLD) by 55.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Force Capital Management Llc bought 1.04 million shares as the company’s stock declined 33.51% with the market. The hedge fund run by Robert Jaffe held 2.93M shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.48 million, up from 1.89M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Force Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sears Hldgs Corp (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $331.43M market cap company. The stock decreased 8.36% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $3.07. About 1.13M shares traded. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) has declined 73.49% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 85.04% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Sears Canada (NASDAQ:SHLD), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Sears Canada had 6 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Sell”. Susquehanna maintained Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) on Wednesday, January 10 with “Sell” rating. The firm has “Negative” rating by Susquehanna given on Friday, February 10. On Thursday, September 3 the stock rating was maintained by IBC with “Sector Perform”. As per Friday, December 1, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $13.55 million activity.

Force Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.19 billion and $96.07M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Csx Corp (NYSE:CSX) by 18,617 shares to 33,884 shares, valued at $1.86 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bank Amer Corp by 715,343 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 298,786 shares, and cut its stake in Sears Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.39, from 0.72 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 29 investors sold SHLD shares while 18 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 62.36 million shares or 2.63% less from 64.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Atlantic Grp Ltd Llc invested 0% of its portfolio in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 6,678 shares. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 0% or 176,047 shares. Schwab Charles Mngmt owns 0% invested in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) for 83,837 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 401,147 shares. Gmt Capital holds 0.04% in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) or 482,468 shares. American Int Gru Incorporated accumulated 8,011 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 0% of its portfolio in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) for 26,625 shares. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Corp owns 0% invested in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) for 92,753 shares. Rbs Prtn Ltd Partnership invested in 16.98% or 20.54 million shares. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Co reported 595 shares. Moreover, Barclays Public Limited Company has 0% invested in Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) for 208,656 shares. Eaton Vance Mgmt reported 12,107 shares stake. Bank & Trust Of Mellon Corp accumulated 84,128 shares. Tiaa Cref Lc holds 108 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.71 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.36, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 11 investors sold AGRX shares while 6 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 16 raised stakes. 22.48 million shares or 2.92% less from 23.16 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Falcon Point Ltd Liability holds 0.03% or 63,744 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 40,000 shares. Wells Fargo Com Mn holds 1,500 shares. Tower Rech Capital Ltd Liability Company (Trc) holds 391 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Alyeska Grp Incorporated Lp has 0.01% invested in Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) for 316,399 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 15,105 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 523 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt has 16,649 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Vanguard Group Inc reported 0% in Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX). Aisling Capital Limited Company owns 1.30 million shares. Broadfin Capital Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.16% or 358,295 shares. Fincl Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation has 38,920 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 366,100 were reported by Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Corporation. 1,350 were reported by Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can. Proquest Associates Iv Limited Liability holds 18.09% of its portfolio in Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) for 5.06 million shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Agile Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AGRX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Agile Therapeutics had 23 analyst reports since December 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Noble Financial on Thursday, November 9. On Tuesday, June 27 the stock rating was maintained by Noble Financial with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Tuesday, October 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by Noble Financial given on Monday, June 12. The company was reinitiated on Monday, October 2 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Thursday, March 29. On Friday, December 22 the stock rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) rating on Friday, July 14. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $800 target. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, November 6 with “Buy”. The stock of Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) earned “Buy” rating by Noble Financial on Friday, December 22.

Analysts await Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $-0.19 EPS, up 26.92% or $0.07 from last year’s $-0.26 per share. After $-0.18 actual EPS reported by Agile Therapeutics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.56% negative EPS growth.

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