As Tower Semiconductor (TSEM) Shares Declined, Holder Alphamark Advisors Trimmed Position; As Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (BUD) Share Price Declined, Hoplite Capital Management LP Has Raised Stake by $28.12 Million

May 21, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Alphamark Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Tower Semiconductor (TSEM) by 24.86% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alphamark Advisors Llc sold 9,461 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 28,589 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $974,000, down from 38,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alphamark Advisors Llc who had been investing in Tower Semiconductor for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.45B market cap company. The stock increased 1.26% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $24.83. About 396,515 shares traded. Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) has risen 18.08% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.53% the S&P500.

John Lykouretzos increased its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (BUD) by 36.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hoplite Capital Management Lp bought 253,355 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.67% with the market. The hedge fund run by John Lykouretzos held 953,585 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $106.38 million, up from 700,230 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hoplite Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $181.61 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $94.16. About 1.99 million shares traded. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) has declined 3.50% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.05% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.27 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 44 investors sold BUD shares while 158 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 94.11 million shares or 1.92% more from 92.33 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 98,031 are held by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership owns 0.02% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) for 13,685 shares. Wade G W reported 69,153 shares. First Western Cap Management holds 29,999 shares. Tnb Finance, Georgia-based fund reported 8,879 shares. Sterling Mngmt Incorporated holds 1.41% or 11,840 shares. Appleton Prtn Ma has 0.07% invested in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) for 3,881 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd Co accumulated 6,502 shares. Eqis Incorporated has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD). Sva Plumb Wealth Management Ltd Liability Co reported 17,467 shares. Gilman Hill Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 3,191 shares. Mufg Americas Hldgs Corp invested in 0.02% or 6,598 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru accumulated 672,623 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 7,366 are held by Bennicas And Assoc. Kornitzer Mgmt Inc Ks has invested 0.04% in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD).

More notable recent Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Price Increases, Cost Savings Drive Anheuser-Busch InBev Results” on May 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Game Plan For The Week – Cramer’s Mad Money (5/4/18)” published on May 07, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “4 Tech Companies Seeing High Demand For Blockchain Services” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Bank Of America Downgrades Anheuser Busch Due To Sobering Outlook” published on April 26, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “7 Consumer Stocks to Sell Now” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Hoplite Capital Management Lp, which manages about $4.72 billion and $1.44 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Anheuser Busch Inbev Sa/Nv (Call) (NYSE:BUD) by 150,230 shares to 550,000 shares, valued at $61.36M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Boyd Gaming Corp (NYSE:BYD) by 338,427 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.60M shares, and cut its stake in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A).

Among 23 analysts covering Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE:BUD), 16 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Anheuser-Busch InBev had 52 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Berenberg given on Friday, November 13. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by Societe Generale. Macquarie Research initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 25 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by CLSA on Monday, November 2. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Tuesday, July 21. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 14 by HSBC. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 13 by Jefferies. As per Monday, September 21, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 22 by Kepler Cheuvreux. The stock of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 28 by Susquehanna.

Alphamark Advisors Llc, which manages about $314.05 million and $255.88 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Ibonds Dec 202 by 22,610 shares to 23,910 shares, valued at $605,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Analysts await Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.44 EPS, down 16.98% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.53 per share. TSEM’s profit will be $43.38M for 14.11 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual EPS reported by Tower Semiconductor Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 41.94% EPS growth.

More notable recent Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) news were published by: Globes.Co.Il which released: “Tue: NICE continues to climb as TASE gains” on May 15, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Tyson Foods Earnings Miss Views” published on May 07, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Mid-Day Market Update: athenahealth Surges Following $160/Share Cash Offer From Elliott Management; Del Frisco’s …” on May 07, 2018. More interesting news about Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) were released by: Globes.Co.Il and their article: “Sun: NICE Systems boosts TASE” published on May 13, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Crude Oil Up Over 1%; Tower Semiconductor Shares Plunge” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Among 7 analysts covering TowerJazz (NASDAQ:TSEM), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. TowerJazz had 22 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, April 2. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, November 15 report. Needham maintained the shares of TSEM in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 20 by Drexel Hamilton. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy”. Drexel Hamilton maintained the shares of TSEM in report on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 21 by Drexel Hamilton. The rating was maintained by Chardan Capital Markets on Thursday, August 6 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 22 by Drexel Hamilton. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 8 by Craig Hallum.

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