Jacobs Levy Equity Management Upped Emergent Biosolutions (EBS) Holding By $1.05 Million; Shorts at COGECO COMMUNICATIONS COMMON SHARES (CGEAF) Raised By 450%

April 17, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc increased Emergent Biosolutions Inc (EBS) stake by 13.89% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc acquired 22,830 shares as Emergent Biosolutions Inc (EBS)’s stock rose 14.08%. The Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc holds 187,233 shares with $8.70M value, up from 164,403 last quarter. Emergent Biosolutions Inc now has $2.71B valuation. The stock increased 1.14% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $54.34. About 43,488 shares traded. Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) has risen 82.65% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 71.10% the S&P500.

COGECO COMMUNICATIONS INC COMMON SHARES (OTCMKTS:CGEAF) had an increase of 450% in short interest. CGEAF’s SI was 3,300 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 450% from 600 shares previously. With 1,000 avg volume, 3 days are for COGECO COMMUNICATIONS INC COMMON SHARES (OTCMKTS:CGEAF)’s short sellers to cover CGEAF’s short positions. The SI to COGECO COMMUNICATIONS INC COMMON SHARES’s float is 0.01%. It closed at $55.45 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Cogeco Communications Inc. operates as a communications corporation in North America. The company has market cap of $2.50 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Canadian Broadband Services, American Broadband Services and Business Information and Communications Technology Services. It has a 9.72 P/E ratio. It offers video services and programming, such as basic services, pay and discretionary services, On-demand services, high definition television, and advanced video services; Internet services; and telephony services to residential customers.

Among 2 analysts covering Cogeco Cable (OTCMKTS:CGEAF), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Cogeco Cable had 2 analyst reports since January 19, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. TD Securities upgraded Cogeco Communications Inc. (OTCMKTS:CGEAF) on Tuesday, January 19 to “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight” on Monday, April 10.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $3.83 million activity. On Tuesday, January 2 the insider Abdun-Nabi Daniel sold $1.05 million. 7,729 shares were sold by Hauer Jerome M, worth $391,787 on Monday, January 22. The insider Havey Adam sold $308,574. Richard Ronald sold $1.07 million worth of stock or 23,681 shares.

Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc decreased News Corp New (NASDAQ:NWSA) stake by 54,200 shares to 502,600 valued at $8.15 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) stake by 6,130 shares and now owns 381,563 shares. Cms Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS) was reduced too.

Among 5 analysts covering Emergent Biosolutions (NYSE:EBS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Emergent Biosolutions had 9 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 27 by Singular Research. The rating was maintained by Singular Research on Tuesday, June 28 with “Buy”. Chardan Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 15 report. The stock of Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 28 by Singular Research. Zacks upgraded Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) on Monday, August 10 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Cowen & Co. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Friday, February 19 with “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.02 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.33, from 1.69 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 11 investors sold EBS shares while 53 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 36.89 million shares or 8.80% more from 33.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Parametric Associates Ltd Llc invested 0.01% in Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS). Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp accumulated 2.25 million shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.01% or 23,784 shares in its portfolio. State Bank Of America De has invested 0% in Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS). Colony Gp Incorporated Lc holds 0.09% or 31,883 shares in its portfolio. Martingale Asset Management Lp owns 20,611 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Comm reported 0% of its portfolio in Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS). Foundry Prns Limited Liability Company reported 57,026 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Gsa Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0.23% of its portfolio in Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS). Geode Mngmt Ltd Com invested in 331,927 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 481,807 were reported by Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 0.01% or 254,001 shares in its portfolio. Systematic Financial Mngmt LP accumulated 38,280 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Employees Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.07% in Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS). Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Lc reported 168,470 shares.

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