As Aramark (ARMK) Stock Value Rose, Three Peaks Capital Management Cut by $420,280 Its Holding; Cooper Cos (COO) Shareholder Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership Has Cut Position by $396,027

February 18, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Three Peaks Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Aramark (ARMK) by 2.55% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Three Peaks Capital Management Llc sold 10,507 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 400,971 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.28 million, down from 411,478 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Three Peaks Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Aramark for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.25% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $41.98. About 759,388 shares traded. Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) has risen 13.66% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.04% the S&P500.

Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership decreased its stake in Cooper Cos Inc (COO) by 34.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership sold 1,671 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 3,229 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $766,000, down from 4,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership who had been investing in Cooper Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.40 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $232.47. About 418,697 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 33.48% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.78% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Cooper (NYSE:COO), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Cooper had 56 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks downgraded the shares of COO in report on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was downgraded by Cleveland. Jefferies maintained The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $250.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 24. The company was maintained on Friday, September 4 by William Blair. On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of COO in report on Tuesday, November 17 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 31 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Monday, November 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 18.

Gareth Morgan Investments Limited Partnership, which manages about $830.20 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Applied Matls Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 26,838 shares to 102,525 shares, valued at $5.34 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO) by 69,427 shares in the quarter, for a total of 322,419 shares, and has risen its stake in Adobe Sys Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE).

Analysts await The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $2.49 earnings per share, up 29.02% or $0.56 from last year’s $1.93 per share. COO’s profit will be $122.06M for 23.34 P/E if the $2.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.65 actual earnings per share reported by The Cooper Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.04% negative EPS growth.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $13.38 million activity. Another trade for 9,150 shares valued at $2.10 million was sold by BENDER A THOMAS. The insider RUBENSTEIN ALLAN E sold 6,450 shares worth $1.48M. $7.30M worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) was sold by WEISS ROBERT S on Monday, December 18. $1.12M worth of stock was sold by ZINBERG STANLEY MD on Thursday, January 4.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 33 investors sold COO shares while 143 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 45.75 million shares or 0.59% less from 46.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Connor Clark Lunn Management owns 2,825 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability has 0.02% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 131,172 shares. Rafferty Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp has 3,139 shares. Guardian Life Insurance Of America has 110 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Kentucky Retirement Insur Fund, a Kentucky-based fund reported 1,292 shares. Cornerstone Advisors stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans invested 0.01% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). The California-based Gemmer Asset Management Ltd has invested 0.01% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). 5,500 were accumulated by Tributary Mngmt. Visionary Asset Management has 0.06% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Strs Ohio invested in 127,891 shares. Martin Currie Ltd holds 52,684 shares. 67,580 were accumulated by Northcoast Asset Mngmt Lc. Bbva Compass Bank holds 0.03% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 1,679 shares. Fil has invested 0.19% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO).

Three Peaks Capital Management Llc, which manages about $566.27M and $677.09M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) by 39,057 shares to 127,002 shares, valued at $5.82 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cdk Global Inc (NASDAQ:CDK) by 17,174 shares in the quarter, for a total of 103,523 shares, and has risen its stake in Service Corp Intl (NYSE:SCI).

Among 14 analysts covering Aramark Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ARMK), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Aramark Holdings Corporation had 38 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 16 with “Top Pick”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4300 target in Monday, June 26 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Wednesday, January 24. The stock of Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Nomura. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $45.0 target in Monday, October 16 report. The stock of Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 17 with “Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12 to “Sell”. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, August 11 report. Nomura maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 17 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.38, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 32 investors sold ARMK shares while 104 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 228.50 million shares or 0.02% more from 228.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Td Asset Management has invested 0.01% in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). Gabelli Funds Ltd Company owns 35,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 181,901 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv has 9,961 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bank Of America Corp De has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). Geode Cap Lc reported 2.02 million shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Sumitomo Life Ins invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). Lionstone Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 496,300 shares. Pictet Asset Mngmt Limited stated it has 90,700 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sarasin & Prns Llp owns 549,897 shares. 714,164 were accumulated by Manufacturers Life The. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). Jennison Associates Limited Liability Corporation has 2.38M shares. Asset Mngmt One Ltd accumulated 359,754 shares. Century Inc owns 0% invested in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) for 116,491 shares.

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