Healthinvest Partners Ab Lowered Its Laboratory Amer Hldgs (LH) Position; Lsb Industries (LXU) Sellers Decreased By 6.52% Their Shorts

February 17, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Lsb Industries Incorporated (NYSE:LXU) had a decrease of 6.52% in short interest. LXU’s SI was 3.06 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 6.52% from 3.27 million shares previously. With 252,500 avg volume, 12 days are for Lsb Industries Incorporated (NYSE:LXU)’s short sellers to cover LXU’s short positions. The SI to Lsb Industries Incorporated’s float is 13.64%. The stock decreased 3.55% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $7.07. About 142,563 shares traded. LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) has declined 34.80% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 51.50% the S&P500.

Healthinvest Partners Ab decreased Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH) stake by 7.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Healthinvest Partners Ab sold 3,500 shares as Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (LH)’s stock declined 0.17%. The Healthinvest Partners Ab holds 42,300 shares with $6.39M value, down from 45,800 last quarter. Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs now has $18.10B valuation. The stock increased 2.20% or $3.83 during the last trading session, reaching $177.79. About 800,478 shares traded or 25.10% up from the average. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has risen 10.51% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 41 investors sold LH shares while 239 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 181 raised stakes. 91.79 million shares or 1.82% less from 93.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Metropolitan Life Insur New York owns 48,178 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Connecticut-based Paloma Ptnrs Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 0.06% in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Quinn Opportunity Prtn Ltd, New York-based fund reported 7,400 shares. Vanguard Group holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) for 10.40M shares. Columbus Circle Investors stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Qs Ltd Liability Company holds 4,408 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Keybank Natl Association Oh has 4,196 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Whittier Tru Company Of Nevada has invested 0% of its portfolio in Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH). Rbo And Limited holds 61,487 shares or 2.42% of its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Communications accumulated 1,427 shares. Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.01% stake. 159,393 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys. Magnetar Financial Ltd Liability Company reported 21,054 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Com reported 415,730 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

Since August 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $12.26 million activity. On Friday, August 25 EBERTS F SAMUEL III sold $4.89 million worth of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) or 31,500 shares. On Monday, October 30 the insider Gilliland Dwight Gary sold $149,068. KING DAVID P sold 44,687 shares worth $7.01M. Schechter Adam H also sold $213,813 worth of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) on Wednesday, February 7.

Among 19 analysts covering Laboratory Corp (NYSE:LH), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Laboratory Corp had 56 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Craig Hallum. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by Robert W. Baird. Zacks downgraded the shares of LH in report on Monday, August 17 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 9. On Thursday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral”. The stock of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, February 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) rating on Friday, November 24. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $167.0 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, December 8. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, May 25.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.53 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 11 investors sold LSB Industries, Inc. shares while 28 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 17.99 million shares or 4.30% less from 18.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ardsley Advisory reported 50,000 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. 712 are held by Grp One Trading Lp. Ls Advisors Limited Liability Com invested 0% of its portfolio in LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU). American Interest Grp reported 17,026 shares. Kbc Gp Nv has 0% invested in LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) for 23,328 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund owns 18,000 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Arizona State Retirement holds 0% or 10,420 shares in its portfolio. Royal Bank Of Canada holds 19,054 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) for 19,814 shares. Financial Bank Of America De holds 0% or 195,535 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Citigroup has 0% invested in LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) for 2,260 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 7,412 shares. Moreover, Gemmer Asset Mngmt has 0% invested in LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) for 424 shares. Howe Rusling holds 0% or 220 shares. Prudential Financial holds 0% or 33,478 shares in its portfolio.

Among 3 analysts covering LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. LSB Industries had 4 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Avondale maintained LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) rating on Wednesday, March 9. Avondale has “Market Outperform” rating and $13 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 13 by Zacks. As per Wednesday, March 2, the company rating was upgraded by Feltl & Co. The stock of LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) has “Strong Sell” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by ValuEngine.

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