Compugen LTD (CGEN) Market Value Rose While Raging Capital Management Decreased Holding by $933,795; Seidman Lawrence B Cut Bankwell Finl Group (BWFG) Position by $2.17 Million; Stock Price Rose

February 15, 2018 - By Peter Mason

Seidman Lawrence B decreased its stake in Bankwell Finl Group Inc (BWFG) by 32.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Seidman Lawrence B sold 60,189 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.42% with the market. The institutional investor held 123,981 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.58 million, down from 184,170 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Seidman Lawrence B who had been investing in Bankwell Finl Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $253.32M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.019 during the last trading session, reaching $33.001. About 6,248 shares traded. Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) has risen 54.83% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.13% the S&P500.

William C. Martin decreased its stake in Compugen Ltd (CGEN) by 7.23% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Raging Capital Management Llc sold 311,265 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.40% with the market. The hedge fund run by William C. Martin held 4.00 million shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.19 million, down from 4.31 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Raging Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Compugen Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $155.99M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.61% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $3.05. About 30,428 shares traded. Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN) has declined 29.94% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.64% the S&P500.

Raging Capital Management Llc, which manages about $631.31M and $643.69M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Radcom Ltd (NASDAQ:RDCM) by 71,952 shares to 493,551 shares, valued at $10.39 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Hornbeck Offshore Svcs Inc N (NYSE:HOS) by 705,213 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.30 million shares, and has risen its stake in Target Corp (NYSE:TGT).

Among 5 analysts covering Compugen (NASDAQ:CGEN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Compugen had 8 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, September 2. MLV maintained Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN) on Wednesday, August 5 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, March 9, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 15 by FBR Capital. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. The stock of Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 15 by Cowen & Co. Zacks upgraded the shares of CGEN in report on Friday, August 21 to “Sell” rating.

Seidman Lawrence B, which manages about $141.61 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Coastway Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:CWAY) by 52,270 shares to 132,719 shares, valued at $2.63M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $624,360 activity. The insider Dineen David P sold 1,218 shares worth $43,568. Drexler Blake S had sold 3,500 shares worth $129,966 on Wednesday, October 25. $374,482 worth of stock was sold by Fieber James A on Tuesday, October 24.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.9 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.98, from 1.92 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 2 investors sold BWFG shares while 8 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 3.57 million shares or 2.56% more from 3.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 26,133 shares. Millennium Ltd Liability Company reported 12,266 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Macquarie Limited invested in 7,042 shares or 0% of the stock. Renaissance Tech Limited Liability stated it has 0.01% in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 3,249 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Street holds 0% of its portfolio in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) for 83,665 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Legal & General Grp Plc reported 0% stake. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada reported 440 shares stake. The Ohio-based Fifth Third National Bank has invested 0% in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Elizabeth Park Advsrs Ltd has 33,864 shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. Wellington Gp Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 659,009 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Bankshares Of Ny Mellon reported 31,228 shares. 6,038 were accumulated by Rhumbline Advisers.

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