Gnc Hldgs (Put) (GNC) Holder Pomelo Capital Upped Holding; Palo Capital Maintains Stake in Texas Instruments (TXN)

May 16, 2018 - By William Brooks

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William Leland Edwards increased its stake in Texas Instruments Inc (TXN) by 14.29% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Palo Capital Inc bought 3,269 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.51% with the market. The hedge fund run by William Leland Edwards held 26,138 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.73 million, up from 22,869 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Palo Capital Inc who had been investing in Texas Instruments Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $108.61 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.30% or $1.42 during the last trading session, reaching $110.63. About 402,752 shares traded. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) has risen 27.36% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.81% the S&P500.

Philip Rosenstrach increased its stake in Gnc Hldgs Inc (Put) (GNC) by 2606.92% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pomelo Capital Llc bought 3.69M shares as the company’s stock rose 7.26% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Philip Rosenstrach held 3.84 million shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $33.91 million, up from 141,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pomelo Capital Llc who had been investing in Gnc Hldgs Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $291.98 million market cap company. The stock decreased 1.42% or $0.0501 during the last trading session, reaching $3.4899. About 357,577 shares traded. GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) has declined 43.24% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.79% the S&P500.

More news for Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) were recently published by: Investorplace.com, which released: “Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Shares Soar on Q1 Earnings Beat” on April 24, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “The Bitcoin Bubble Created These 5 Dividend Growth Buys” and published on May 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 21 insider sales for $98.51 million activity. TEMPLETON RICHARD K had sold 43,935 shares worth $4.81M. 141,638 shares valued at $15.74 million were sold by ANDERSON STEPHEN A. on Thursday, January 25. CRUTCHER BRIAN T had sold 51,032 shares worth $5.58 million. XIE BING sold $1.73 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) on Wednesday, January 31. Ilan Haviv also sold $2.63 million worth of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares. RITCHIE KEVIN J had sold 61,500 shares worth $6.79M on Friday, January 26.

Among 42 analysts covering Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), 19 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Texas Instruments had 119 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) on Thursday, September 21 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by Citigroup. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 1 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $84 target in Wednesday, January 25 report. Raymond James maintained the shares of TXN in report on Friday, June 16 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bernstein given on Tuesday, September 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, September 22. The rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas to “Neutral” on Thursday, August 4. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, July 26. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Susquehanna.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.11, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 47 investors sold TXN shares while 383 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 805.57 million shares or 0.35% more from 802.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Rnc Management Limited holds 7,567 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Waters Parkerson & Ltd Liability reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). 20,301 are held by First Quadrant LP Ca. Rockland Tru Com has 6,298 shares. Inv Prtnrs Oh Adv holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 3,065 shares. Northstar Inv Advsrs Ltd Co reported 1.66% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). First Natl Trust Co stated it has 20,724 shares. Whittier Of Nevada reported 0.04% stake. Amer Insur Tx holds 0.39% or 74,952 shares in its portfolio. First Allied Advisory Services Incorporated owns 0.06% invested in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) for 13,875 shares. Maine-based Schroder Inv Group Inc has invested 0.34% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). 1,946 were accumulated by Reynders Mcveigh Management Limited Liability. 5,796 are held by Two Sigma Securities Ltd Liability Company. Wright Invsts reported 0.88% in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Cadence Bancorp Na holds 0.25% or 6,533 shares in its portfolio.

Pomelo Capital Llc, which manages about $366.34M and $3.37 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ryland Group Inc (Prn) by 9.50M shares to 5.50 million shares, valued at $5.55M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) by 708,200 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 128,400 shares, and cut its stake in Mallinckrodt Pub Ltd Co (NYSE:MNK).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.72, from 0.61 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 28 investors sold GNC shares while 26 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 44.77 million shares or 10.36% more from 40.57 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Metropolitan Life Insur holds 13,119 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 2,988 shares or 0% of the stock. Morgan Stanley holds 544,337 shares. Fmr Limited reported 7.17M shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sei Invs has invested 0% in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC). Schroder Mgmt Gru holds 0% or 9,300 shares in its portfolio. 51,300 are held by Alliancebernstein Lp. Bancshares Of Montreal Can reported 252,500 shares. Oz Mgmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.02% in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC). Strs Ohio holds 0.01% or 370,000 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 31,375 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Quinn Opportunity Ptnrs Ltd Company, a New York-based fund reported 18,500 shares. Utd Capital Advisers Ltd Llc has invested 0% in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC). Virtu Financial Limited Company has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC). Moreover, Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has 0% invested in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) for 24,353 shares.

More recent GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “GNC Encourages Stockholders To Vote In Connection With Hayao Investment” on May 02, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “GNC Holdings: Q1 2018 Report Card” on April 29, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “GNC Holdings (GNC) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: April 26, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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