Fiduciary Management Has Lifted Viasat (VSAT) Position by $21.88 Million; Harbourvest Partners Lifted Its Lendingclub Corp. (LC) Stake by $1.74 Million as Valuation Rose

February 17, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Fiduciary Management Inc increased its stake in Viasat Inc. (VSAT) by 78.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fiduciary Management Inc bought 341,875 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.55% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 779,160 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $50.12M, up from 437,285 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fiduciary Management Inc who had been investing in Viasat Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.25B market cap company. The stock increased 3.10% or $2.17 during the last trading session, reaching $72.1. About 439,529 shares traded or 17.46% up from the average. Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has declined 11.76% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.46% the S&P500.

Harbourvest Partners Llc increased its stake in Lendingclub Corp. (LC) by 15.26% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Harbourvest Partners Llc bought 290,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.19M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.34M, up from 1.90 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Harbourvest Partners Llc who had been investing in Lendingclub Corp. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $3.95. About 2.05 million shares traded. LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) has risen 52.97% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.27% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.29 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 26 investors sold LC shares while 42 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 337.60 million shares or 4.08% more from 324.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Profund Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 13,014 shares. Aperio Gp Limited Com stated it has 0% in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC). Bancorp Of New York Mellon invested 0% of its portfolio in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC). Fred Alger Mngmt accumulated 9.72 million shares. Partner Investment Mngmt LP reported 0.22% of its portfolio in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC). The Switzerland-based Banque Pictet And Cie has invested 0.01% in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC). Proshare Advsr Lc reported 72,640 shares stake. Peak6 Investments LP reported 152,673 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0% of its portfolio in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) for 24,912 shares. 1.99 million were accumulated by Kpcb Dgf Ltd Com. California State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC). Global X Ltd Liability has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC). Comerica Savings Bank stated it has 11,492 shares. Swiss Bank has invested 0% in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC). The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0% in LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC).

Among 25 analysts covering LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. LendingClub Corporation had 63 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, May 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to “Positive”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 6 by Guggenheim. The stock of LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Wednesday, June 8. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, September 2. Bruyette & Woods” initiated the shares of LC in report on Wednesday, August 12 with “Mkt Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Sunday, October 1. As per Wednesday, November 18, the company rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT. Stifel Nicolaus maintained LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) rating on Wednesday, April 19. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $6 target. The company was maintained on Sunday, November 5 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Market Perform” on Wednesday, June 8.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.41, from 1.84 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 23 investors sold VSAT shares while 40 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 58.72 million shares or 3.44% more from 56.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Davenport And Co Limited Liability has 24,450 shares. Legal & General Group Incorporated Public Limited Com has 0% invested in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for 50,154 shares. Ameritas Invest Ptnrs owns 20,531 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System stated it has 14,400 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr has invested 0.03% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Cove Street Cap Ltd Co owns 673,010 shares or 4.83% of their US portfolio. Fmr Ltd Company owns 7,921 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). 159,259 are owned by Ameriprise Fin. Vnbtrust National Association owns 138,787 shares. World Asset Mngmt Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Comerica Bank accumulated 58,017 shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 0% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) or 6,096 shares. Greenleaf Tru has invested 0% in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT). Pnc Financial Serv owns 0% invested in Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for 1,598 shares.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $7.53 million activity. Another trade for 700 shares valued at $45,094 was sold by STENBIT JOHN P. $123,812 worth of stock was sold by NASH JEFFREY M on Friday, September 15. Peterman Ken Allen had sold 4,250 shares worth $264,393.

Among 13 analysts covering ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. ViaSat had 21 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo downgraded Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) on Tuesday, October 13 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 31. The stock of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, November 21 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VSAT in report on Tuesday, August 15 with “Sell” rating. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, November 16 by Macquarie Research. Wunderlich maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, November 9 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Monday, February 12.

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