As Thor Industries (THO) Stock Value Declined, Holder Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Lowered by $13.27 Million Its Position; As Scientific Games (SGMS) Market Valuation Declined, Holder Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Has Decreased Stake

May 21, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc decreased its stake in Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) by 77.87% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc sold 54,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.41% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,400 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $790,000, down from 69,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc who had been investing in Scientific Games Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.47 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $60.25. About 920,565 shares traded. Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) has risen 96.55% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 85.00% the S&P500.

Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Thor Industries Inc (THO) by 49.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc sold 88,473 shares as the company’s stock declined 25.88% with the market. The institutional investor held 89,458 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $13.48 million, down from 177,931 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Thor Industries Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.35B market cap company. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $101.44. About 679,849 shares traded. Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) has risen 15.62% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.07% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.36, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 17 investors sold SGMS shares while 67 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 53.50 million shares or 1.28% more from 52.82 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Renaissance Techs Llc stated it has 2.97 million shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Barclays Public Ltd accumulated 0.01% or 137,315 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.03% or 13,165 shares. Moreover, State Teachers Retirement has 0.02% invested in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) for 844,908 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 0.01% or 14,700 shares. Great West Life Assurance Commerce Can holds 68,090 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Qs Investors accumulated 0.07% or 135,239 shares. Eulav Asset has invested 0.02% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Limited Liability reported 0% of its portfolio in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). 8,141 are held by Profund Limited Liability Corp. The Arizona-based Tci Wealth Advsrs has invested 0.01% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Tower Rech Cap Lc (Trc) has invested 0% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS). Ahl Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 26,949 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board invested 0.01% in Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS).

Since March 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $18.13 million activity. Another trade for 50,600 shares valued at $2.29 million was made by Isaacs Michael Gavin on Tuesday, March 20. $2.08M worth of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) shares were sold by HADDRILL RICHARD M. COHEN PETER A had sold 9,500 shares worth $391,690 on Thursday, March 29.

Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co Llc, which manages about $16.95 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Liberty Tripadvisor Hldgs In (NASDAQ:LTRPA) by 46,600 shares to 75,800 shares, valued at $714,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Exterran Corp by 10,600 shares in the quarter, for a total of 64,778 shares, and has risen its stake in Hrg Group Inc (NYSE:HRG).

Analysts await Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) to report earnings on July, 23. They expect $-0.08 EPS, up 81.40% or $0.35 from last year’s $-0.43 per share. After $-0.63 actual EPS reported by Scientific Games Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -87.30% EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Scientific Games Corp had 25 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Deutsche Bank. On Tuesday, August 18 the stock rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 25 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, September 1. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold” rating. Sterne Agee CRT maintained Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) on Monday, September 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Janney Capital.

More notable recent Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Scientific Games’ (SGMS) CEO Kevin Sheehan on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 05, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Why Shares of Scientific Games Corp Popped 15% Today” published on May 14, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “10 Sports Betting Stocks to Sink Your Teeth Into” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ:SGMS) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “The 5 Best Charts in the Market Right Now” published on May 18, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind East West, Southern Copper, UBS Group AG, Scientific Games, Leidos …” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Another recent and important Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Opko Health Shouldn’t Be Down – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/9/18)” on May 10, 2018.

Analysts await Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) to report earnings on June, 6 after the close. They expect $2.63 earnings per share, up 24.64% or $0.52 from last year’s $2.11 per share. THO’s profit will be $138.58 million for 9.64 P/E if the $2.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.92 actual earnings per share reported by Thor Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.98% EPS growth.

Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $945.37M and $948.05 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Energen Corp (NYSE:EGN) by 203,061 shares to 245,961 shares, valued at $14.16 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Air Transport Services Group (NASDAQ:ATSG) by 38,778 shares in the quarter, for a total of 635,042 shares, and has risen its stake in Enterprise Products Partners L (NYSE:EPD).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 25 investors sold THO shares while 160 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 43.13 million shares or 4.21% less from 45.03 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Jefferies Gru Ltd has 22,937 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Motley Fool Wealth Ltd Liability holds 99,564 shares. Bluemountain Mgmt Limited Liability stated it has 54,265 shares. Optimum Investment Advsrs holds 0.08% or 1,625 shares. Fulton Retail Bank Na stated it has 1,948 shares. First Republic Inv Mgmt Inc owns 28,760 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Bridgeway Capital Mngmt has 36,900 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Zacks Inv Mgmt, a Illinois-based fund reported 18,750 shares. Stevens Cap LP has invested 0.08% in Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO). Sawgrass Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 6,405 shares. Moreover, Retirement Systems Of Alabama has 0.1% invested in Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) for 138,366 shares. 500 were accumulated by Patten Group Incorporated. Great West Life Assurance Can invested in 75,498 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 17 were reported by Earnest Prns Limited Liability Corporation. Smith Asset Grp LP holds 1.1% or 232,362 shares in its portfolio.

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