Emerald Advisers Increased Monmouth Real Estate Inv (MNR) Holding by $2.49 Million; Shares Declined; As Orthofix International N.V. (OFIX) Market Valuation Rose, Holder Diamond Hill Capital Management Trimmed Its Stake by $7.30 Million

May 16, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Emerald Advisers Inc increased its stake in Monmouth Real Estate Inv (MNR) by 20.78% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Emerald Advisers Inc bought 146,680 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.51% with the market. The institutional investor held 852,439 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $15.17M, up from 705,759 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Emerald Advisers Inc who had been investing in Monmouth Real Estate Inv for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.21 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $15.22. About 385,094 shares traded. Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR) has risen 6.33% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.22% the S&P500.

Ric Dillon decreased its stake in Orthofix International N.V. (OFIX) by 22.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc sold 135,230 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.13% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Ric Dillon held 473,732 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $25.91 million, down from 608,962 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Orthofix International N.V. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.00 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $53.44. About 134,141 shares traded. Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) has risen 45.98% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.43% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Orthofix International (NASDAQ:OFIX), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Orthofix International had 10 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) on Thursday, June 29 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by BTIG Research given on Tuesday, August 8. Gabelli maintained Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) on Wednesday, August 9 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Sunday, September 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 30 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 27 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.62 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.46, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 6 investors sold OFIX shares while 44 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 16.57 million shares or 1.57% less from 16.83 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tygh Cap Mgmt holds 73,929 shares. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 12,283 shares. Moreover, Natixis has 0% invested in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) for 11,217 shares. 36,589 are held by Legal And General Public Limited Company. Moreover, Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Company has 0.82% invested in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) for 680,882 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group Incorporated has invested 0% in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). Swiss Bankshares has invested 0% of its portfolio in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). The Massachusetts-based Numeric Lc has invested 0.07% in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). Hbk Investments LP reported 8,684 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc invested in 79,642 shares. Fort Washington Inv Advisors Oh has invested 0.17% in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 25,726 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Zacks Inv Mngmt has invested 0.05% in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). Arrowstreet Lp holds 0% or 24,583 shares.

Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc, which manages about $12.19 billion and $19.96 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in V.F. Corp. (NYSE:VFC) by 435,794 shares to 3.87M shares, valued at $286.57M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cubesmart (NYSE:CUBE) by 14,810 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.71 million shares, and has risen its stake in American Campus Communities I (NYSE:ACC).

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $230,863 activity. NIEMANN BRADLEY V. had sold 5,547 shares worth $288,861.

More recent Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Orthofix Schedules First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call for April 30, 2018” on April 23, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “32 Stocks Moving In Tuesday’s Mid-Day Session” on May 01, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Orthofix International’s (OFIX) CEO Brad Mason on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $0.36 EPS, down 14.29% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.42 per share. OFIX’s profit will be $6.75M for 37.11 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual EPS reported by Orthofix International N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth.

Emerald Advisers Inc, which manages about $1.71 billion and $2.60B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in First Data Corp by 18,886 shares to 80,778 shares, valued at $1.35M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vonage Holdings Corp (NYSE:VG) by 39,398 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.48M shares, and cut its stake in Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 15 investors sold MNR shares while 49 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 50.24 million shares or 5.56% more from 47.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley accumulated 0% or 790,133 shares. 13,101 are held by Jefferies Limited Liability Corp. Wealthtrust Axiom Ltd Llc stated it has 111,849 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans reported 474,489 shares. Lpl Fincl Lc holds 17,688 shares or 0% of its portfolio. M&T State Bank holds 12,648 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Proshare Ltd has 0% invested in Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR) for 10,555 shares. Asset Mngmt One Co has invested 0.01% in Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR). Aperio Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 23,674 shares. Connors Investor Service Inc holds 0.49% or 190,927 shares in its portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 43,460 shares. Benchmark Capital invested in 94,900 shares or 1.32% of the stock. Pitcairn owns 11,094 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Ingalls Snyder Lc holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR) for 108,353 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Grp Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR) for 332,980 shares.

Another recent and important Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE:MNR) news was published by Twst.com which published an article titled: “Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation: MREIC Reports Results for The Second Qua…” on May 08, 2018.

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