Cove Street Capital Trimmed Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST) Holding By $6.12 Million; Last Week Aldermore Group PLC (LON:ALD) Coverage

October 31, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Cove Street Capital Llc decreased Carrols Restaurant Group Inc (TAST) stake by 24.14% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cove Street Capital Llc sold 509,999 shares as Carrols Restaurant Group Inc (TAST)’s stock declined 24.32%. The Cove Street Capital Llc holds 1.60M shares with $19.63 million value, down from 2.11M last quarter. Carrols Restaurant Group Inc now has $406.79M valuation. It closed at $11.25 lastly. It is down 0.56% since October 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.14% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Aldermore Group (LON:ALD), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Aldermore Group had 161 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight” on Friday, March 11. Liberum Capital downgraded the shares of ALD in report on Friday, October 27 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, February 23. The stock has “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Friday, March 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, October 29 the stock rating was maintained by Investec with “Buy”. The stock of Aldermore Group PLC (LON:ALD) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, August 28. Investec maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 26 report. The stock of Aldermore Group PLC (LON:ALD) earned “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Monday, January 9. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, April 22. See Aldermore Group PLC (LON:ALD) latest ratings:

27/10/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 275.00 New Target: GBX 313.00 Downgrade
16/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 280.00 New Target: GBX 313.00 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 250.00 New Target: GBX 313.00 Maintain
26/09/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 210.00 New Target: GBX 210.00 Maintain
19/09/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 210.00 New Target: GBX 210.00 Maintain
19/09/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 275.00 New Target: GBX 275.00 Maintain
21/08/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 300.00 Maintain
18/08/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 275.00 New Target: GBX 280.00 Maintain
14/08/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform New Target: GBX 277.00 Maintain
10/08/2017 Broker: Investec Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 295.00 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 10 investors sold TAST shares while 30 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 30.14 million shares or 1.78% more from 29.61 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Levin Strategies LP reported 26,833 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated Inc owns 0% invested in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) for 77,332 shares. State Street Corporation stated it has 658,894 shares. Menta Cap Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.18% or 121,271 shares. Moreover, Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Liability has 0% invested in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) for 8,964 shares. Globeflex Cap Ltd Partnership holds 23,800 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Eagle Asset Management invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST). D E Shaw And Inc invested in 114,712 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Bancorp Of Ny Mellon Corp has 0% invested in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST). 1.01 million are owned by Fmr Ltd. Vanguard Group Inc Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% of its portfolio in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) for 41,717 shares. 51,431 were accumulated by Portolan Cap Management Ltd. Citigroup Inc has 0% invested in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST). Moreover, Prelude Capital Mngmt Limited Company has 0.24% invested in Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST).

Analysts await Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) to report earnings on November, 14. They expect $0.11 EPS, down 15.38% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.13 per share. TAST’s profit will be $3.98 million for 25.57 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual EPS reported by Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.43% negative EPS growth.

Cove Street Capital Llc increased Tegna Inc stake by 662,200 shares to 1.95M valued at $28.13M in 2017Q2. It also upped E.W. Scripps Co (NYSE:SSP) stake by 593,330 shares and now owns 1.37M shares. Great Elm Capital Group Inc was raised too.

Aldermore Group PLC is an investment holding company. The company has market cap of 1.04 billion GBP. The Firm is a lender supporting the United Kingdom small and medium-sized enterprises , homeowners and landlords. It has a 10.15 P/E ratio.

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