As Dynegy New Del (DYN) Shares Rose, Raffles Associates LP Trimmed Its Holding; As China Lodging Group LTD (HTHT) Stock Declined, Ward Ferry Management LTD Has Decreased Its Position by $8.21 Million

April 17, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Raffles Associates Lp decreased its stake in Dynegy Inc New Del (DYN) by 35.58% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Raffles Associates Lp sold 85,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 17.03% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 154,600 shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.83M, down from 240,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Raffles Associates Lp who had been investing in Dynegy Inc New Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.85B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.51% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $12.81. About 22.18 million shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) has risen 79.34% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 67.79% the S&P500.

Ward Ferry Management Ltd decreased its stake in China Lodging Group Ltd (HTHT) by 4.01% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ward Ferry Management Ltd sold 57,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.81% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.36M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $197.05 million, down from 1.42M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ward Ferry Management Ltd who had been investing in China Lodging Group Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.31B market cap company. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $132.57. About 325,740 shares traded. China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) has risen 98.12% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.57% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering China Lodging (NASDAQ:HTHT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. China Lodging had 16 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Thursday, August 20 to “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Wednesday, August 19. The stock of China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 3 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, October 14 by Credit Suisse. The stock of China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 9 by TH Capital. The stock of China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 11 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of China Lodging Group, Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 30 by Deutsche Bank. Brean Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 17 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 8 by Goldman Sachs.

Among 14 analysts covering Dynegy (NYSE:DYN), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Dynegy had 50 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Monday, April 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 6 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 20. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, December 20. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, June 9 by UBS. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, September 3 with “Hold”. The stock of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Bank of America. UBS downgraded it to “Sell” rating and $7 target in Wednesday, January 18 report. The company was maintained on Monday, August 7 by Deutsche Bank.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.39, from 1.52 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 48 investors sold DYN shares while 39 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 135.98 million shares or 10.68% more from 122.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Water Island Lc holds 0.72% or 987,606 shares. D E Shaw And holds 0.01% or 332,874 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas reported 0% of its portfolio in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN). 432,835 were reported by Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Company. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 226,007 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Inc reported 0% in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN). Magnetar Financial Ltd Liability Co holds 1.54% of its portfolio in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) for 5.28 million shares. Vertex One Asset Mngmt Incorporated invested in 110,000 shares or 0.22% of the stock. 55,013 are owned by Wolverine Asset Ltd Liability Company. Blackrock Incorporated reported 7.67M shares stake. Menta Capital Lc holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) for 126,621 shares. 734,763 were accumulated by Parametric Portfolio Limited Co. Sei Communication has 0% invested in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN). Systematic Financial Mngmt LP holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) for 69,070 shares. 2.00 million are held by Neuberger Berman Group Limited Com.

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