Fmr Boosted Its Graco (GGG) Stake; Anworth Mortgage Asset (ANH) Shorts Raised By 8.22%

February 19, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

Fmr Llc increased Graco Inc (GGG) stake by 80% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Fmr Llc acquired 120,000 shares as Graco Inc (GGG)’s stock rose 21.24%. The Fmr Llc holds 270,000 shares with $33.40M value, up from 150,000 last quarter. Graco Inc now has $7.42 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $44.04. About 992,847 shares traded or 67.15% up from the average. Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has risen 41.79% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.09% the S&P500.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) had an increase of 8.22% in short interest. ANH’s SI was 1.76M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 8.22% from 1.63M shares previously. With 420,000 avg volume, 4 days are for Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH)’s short sellers to cover ANH’s short positions. The SI to Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation’s float is 1.87%. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $4.94. About 514,757 shares traded. Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) has risen 26.52% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.82% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.27, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 17 investors sold Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation shares while 37 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 51.18 million shares or 1.37% less from 51.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bessemer Gru Inc has 142,800 shares. Hillsdale has 500 shares. The California-based Assetmark has invested 0% in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH). Creative Planning holds 0% or 14,179 shares. Natixis has invested 0% in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH). Fund Mngmt Sa holds 0% or 37,550 shares in its portfolio. Indexiq Limited Liability Co stated it has 117,401 shares. 501,431 were accumulated by Van Eck Assoc Corporation. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH). 5,747 are held by Us Bankshares De. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Com invested in 4.37M shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag owns 402,204 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cap Invest Advsr Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH). California Public Employees Retirement System holds 608,129 shares. Kennedy Capital Mngmt holds 0.01% or 117,632 shares in its portfolio.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $484.67 million. It invests in, finances, and manages leveraged portfolio of residential mortgage-backed securities that are guaranteed by government-sponsored enterprises, such as the Federal National Mortgage Association or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. It has a 10.51 P/E ratio. The firm also invests in non-agency mortgage investments that are guaranteed by private institutions, such as commercial banks; and other mortgage-related investments consisting of mortgage derivative securities, mortgage warehouse participations, and subordinated interests, as well as in mortgage loans and other investments.

Among 3 analysts covering Anworth Mortgage (NYSE:ANH), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Anworth Mortgage had 5 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE:ANH) on Wednesday, November 4 with “” rating.

Among 14 analysts covering Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Graco Inc had 34 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, December 13, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Deutsche Bank initiated it with “Hold” rating and $83 target in Wednesday, September 7 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 12 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by B. Riley & Co. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 30. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 16 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 11. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10 with “Hold”. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, February 1. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $104 target in Monday, May 1 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 33 investors sold GGG shares while 119 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 46.98 million shares or 1.73% less from 47.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. New York-based Goldman Sachs Grp Inc has invested 0.01% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). King Luther Capital Mgmt Corporation reported 0.02% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Cap Ww Investors holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) for 458,000 shares. Northern Trust holds 0.02% or 471,308 shares. Regions Fincl reported 0.03% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Dimensional Fund Advsrs LP invested in 368,085 shares. Gamco Investors Et Al holds 0.88% or 1.15 million shares in its portfolio. 15,894 were reported by Susquehanna International Gp Llp. The Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Co has invested 0% in Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG). Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 2,562 shares. Brinker Cap Inc reported 0.03% stake. Natixis invested in 3,685 shares or 0% of the stock. Amalgamated National Bank accumulated 10,996 shares. Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 445,644 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt invested in 8,169 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Fmr Llc decreased Gds Hldgs Ltd stake by 52,741 shares to 2.19 million valued at $24.67 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Express Scripts Hldg Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) stake by 175,434 shares and now owns 1.42M shares. Emerson Elec Co (NYSE:EMR) was reduced too.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $16.67 million activity. The insider SHEAHAN MARK W sold $3.94 million. On Thursday, January 4 GALLIVAN KAREN PARK sold $1.26 million worth of Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) or 27,000 shares. Shares for $150,144 were sold by Moreau Bernard J. $3.46 million worth of stock was sold by LOWE DAVID M on Friday, September 8. Shares for $90,234 were sold by Etchart Eric. Another trade for 22,500 shares valued at $2.70 million was made by Ahlers David M on Friday, September 15. Rothe Christian E had sold 12,750 shares worth $1.68M on Wednesday, December 13.

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