As Wiley John & Sons Cl A (JW.A) Valuation Were Volatile, Clean Yield Group Trimmed Position by $738,400; As Boyd Gaming (BYD) Share Value Declined, Holder Highline Capital Management Has Cut by $13.25 Million Its Stake

May 6, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Clean Yield Group decreased its stake in Wiley John & Sons Inc Cl A (JW.A) by 17.42% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clean Yield Group sold 11,360 shares as the company’s stock 0.00% . The institutional investor held 53,835 shares of the company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.54 million, down from 65,195 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Clean Yield Group who had been investing in Wiley John & Sons Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.81B market cap company. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $66.3. About 159,661 shares traded. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A) has risen 21.16% since May 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.61% the S&P500.

Jacob Doft decreased its stake in Boyd Gaming Corp (BYD) by 8.89% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highline Capital Management Llc sold 378,600 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.78% with the market. The hedge fund run by Jacob Doft held 3.88 million shares of the hotels and resorts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $136.05M, down from 4.26M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Highline Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Boyd Gaming Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.80B market cap company. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $33.7. About 740,250 shares traded. Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) has risen 48.99% since May 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.44% the S&P500.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $11.45 million activity. The insider BOUGHNER ROBERT L sold $1.01 million. Another trade for 7,528 shares valued at $265,185 was made by BOYD WILLIAM R on Wednesday, February 28. The insider Thompson Stephen S. sold 24,906 shares worth $835,671. 89,783 Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) shares with value of $3.04 million were sold by JOHNSON MARIANNE BOYD. SMITH KEITH sold 70,000 shares worth $2.51M.

More recent Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Margins on the rise at Boyd Gaming” on April 27, 2018. Also 247Wallst.com published the news titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AK Steel, Arconic, Facebook, Inogen, Roku, Sprint, SteadyMed and More” on May 01, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Susquehanna updates on Boyd Gaming” with publication date: May 02, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Highline Capital Management Llc, which manages about $3.04B and $3.02B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Intercontinental Exchange In (NYSE:ICE) by 415,000 shares to 2.90M shares, valued at $204.34 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Zayo Group Hldgs Inc (NYSE:ZAYO) by 764,900 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.84M shares, and has risen its stake in British Amern Tob Plc (NYSEMKT:BTI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.11 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 35 investors sold BYD shares while 68 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 82.05 million shares or 3.44% less from 84.97 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Advisory Services Networks Limited Liability accumulated 0.02% or 5,220 shares. Parkside Bancshares And Trust has 0% invested in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). State Street Corporation accumulated 0.01% or 2.06 million shares. Pinebridge Investments Limited Partnership holds 0.11% or 127,136 shares. Weiss Multi invested in 107,118 shares. Victory Cap Mgmt Inc has invested 0% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Royal Savings Bank Of Canada stated it has 35,019 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cap One Natl Association has invested 0.08% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Mufg Americas Holdg Corporation reported 469 shares. 48,786 were reported by Prelude Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company. Par Cap Mgmt stated it has 2.67% in Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD). Federated Pa owns 22,835 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Co Can accumulated 0.01% or 145,409 shares. Great Lakes Ltd Liability Com holds 0.11% or 149,205 shares. Strs Ohio accumulated 0% or 5,000 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Boyd Gaming Corporation had 46 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Wednesday, February 21. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of BYD in report on Thursday, May 4 with “Outperform” rating. Nomura upgraded the shares of BYD in report on Wednesday, February 1 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, August 1. The firm has “Buy” rating by Janney Capital given on Tuesday, March 22. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) on Wednesday, February 21 with “Hold” rating. SunTrust maintained Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) rating on Monday, February 5. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $43.0 target. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $26 target in Wednesday, May 3 report. Susquehanna maintained Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) rating on Tuesday, February 6. Susquehanna has “Buy” rating and $43.0 target. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 8 by JP Morgan.

Another recent and important John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Research Report Identifies The KEYW Holding, Civeo, L3 Technologies, VOXX International, Union Bankshares, and …” on April 18, 2018.

Clean Yield Group, which manages about $246.53 million and $252.61M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Columbia Ppty Tr Inc Com New (NYSE:CXP) by 23,615 shares to 273,650 shares, valued at $6.28 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Education Rlty Tr Inc Com New (NYSE:EDR) by 39,480 shares in the quarter, for a total of 105,305 shares, and has risen its stake in Insperity Inc Com (NYSE:NSP).

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