Lesa Sroufe & Co Holding in M D C Holding (MDC) Lifted by $320,385 as Share Value Declined; Royal Gold (RGLD) Stock Price Declined While Kopernik Global Investors Cut by $2.47 Million Its Stake

May 18, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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David Iben decreased its stake in Royal Gold Inc (RGLD) by 8.66% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kopernik Global Investors Llc sold 30,164 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.56% with the market. The hedge fund run by David Iben held 318,331 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $26.14 million, down from 348,495 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kopernik Global Investors Llc who had been investing in Royal Gold Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.78B market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $88.37. About 17,785 shares traded. Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) has risen 22.48% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.93% the S&P500.

Lesa Sroufe & Co increased its stake in M D C Holding Inc (MDC) by 6.96% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lesa Sroufe & Co bought 10,335 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.79% with the market. The institutional investor held 158,766 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.06M, up from 148,431 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lesa Sroufe & Co who had been investing in M D C Holding Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $30.1. About 31,453 shares traded. M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has risen 1.65% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.90% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 3.37 in Q4 2017. Its up 2.13, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 13 investors sold MDC shares while 36 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 102.61 million shares or 150.87% more from 40.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Numeric Invsts Ltd, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 368,852 shares. Principal Financial Gru reported 637,250 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0% or 58,711 shares in its portfolio. Oak Ltd Oh has 12,906 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability owns 25,107 shares. Bogle Management LP De has invested 0.08% in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Parallax Volatility Advisers LP holds 6,930 shares. Campbell And Investment Adviser Limited Liability Corp owns 10,692 shares or 0.25% of their US portfolio. Secor Cap Lp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) for 8,633 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Company owns 136,080 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 8,929 shares. Parsec Inc invested in 6,365 shares. Fisher Asset Lc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC). Prelude Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 2,684 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Cventures owns 7.33 million shares for 100% of their portfolio.

More important recent M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “MDC Holdings’ Presentation At The JP Morgan 11th Annual Homebuilding And Building Products Conference To Be …” on May 07, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Stocks To Watch: A Fed Head Talks Crypto”, Prnewswire.com published: “New Richmond American Community In Jacksonville” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “MDC Holdings’ (MDC) CEO Larry Mizel on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 03, 2018.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $8.08 million activity. Martin Robert Nathaniel had sold 9,000 shares worth $287,190. BUCHWALD HERBERT T sold $138,577 worth of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) on Tuesday, March 13. Shares for $70,450 were sold by BLACKFORD DAVID E. 2,555 shares were sold by Siegel David, worth $82,220 on Monday, May 7.

Among 12 analysts covering MDC Holdings (NYSE:MDC), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. MDC Holdings had 33 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 22. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Wednesday, January 17. As per Tuesday, May 8, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, May 10. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28 target in Monday, May 16 report. As per Thursday, August 6, the company rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 31. The stock of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:MDC) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, May 16 by Wells Fargo. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by Bank of America. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Tuesday, October 13.

Lesa Sroufe & Co, which manages about $282.00 million and $121.05M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bp Plc F Sponsored Adr 1 Adr R (NYSE:BP) by 14,197 shares to 75,401 shares, valued at $3.17M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Kopernik Global Investors Llc, which manages about $958.73 million and $543.33M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) by 2.83 million shares to 5.92 million shares, valued at $28.55M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cameco Corp (NYSE:CCJ) by 528,246 shares in the quarter, for a total of 8.68 million shares, and has risen its stake in New Gold Inc Cda (NYSEMKT:NGD).

More notable recent Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Earnings Preview For Royal Gold” on May 02, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Stock Review for Gold’s Investors — Randgold Resources, Royal Gold, Sandstorm Gold, and Sibanye Gold” published on April 30, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Royal Gold (RGLD) Tops Q3 EPS by 5c, Beats on Revenues” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Royal Gold’s (RGLD) CEO Tony Jensen on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within United Natural Foods, Capitol Federal Financial, Royal Gold, Celsion, National …” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $776,400 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.24, from 1.41 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 27 investors sold RGLD shares while 79 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 47.73 million shares or 2.38% more from 46.63 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tradewinds Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com reported 81 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gabelli Funds Llc accumulated 0.32% or 684,700 shares. Arcadia Management Mi has 0.03% invested in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) for 1,331 shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 146,429 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested 0.03% in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 332,421 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). Fdx Advsr holds 0.04% in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) or 18,780 shares. Creative Planning holds 0% or 5,187 shares. Guggenheim Capital holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD) for 133,548 shares. 880 were accumulated by Panagora Asset Management. Smithfield invested 0% in Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD). Natl Bank Of Nova Scotia invested in 0.04% or 100,400 shares. Exane Derivatives invested in 0.02% or 1,500 shares. Massmutual Comm Fsb Adv reported 0.27% stake.

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