Moon Capital Management Boosted Its Group 1 Automotive (GPI) Position; Chemical Bank Cut Intel (INTC) Holding By $366,574

May 26, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Moon Capital Management Llc increased Group 1 Automotive Inc. (GPI) stake by 1.14% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Moon Capital Management Llc acquired 390 shares as Group 1 Automotive Inc. (GPI)’s stock declined 16.34%. The Moon Capital Management Llc holds 34,704 shares with $2.46 billion value, up from 34,314 last quarter. Group 1 Automotive Inc. now has $1.42B valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $70.27. About 189,440 shares traded. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has declined 13.27% since May 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.82% the S&P500.

Chemical Bank decreased Intel Corp (INTC) stake by 3.2% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Chemical Bank sold 7,969 shares as Intel Corp (INTC)’s stock rose 9.61%. The Chemical Bank holds 241,407 shares with $11.14 million value, down from 249,376 last quarter. Intel Corp now has $258.35B valuation. The stock increased 1.26% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $55.44. About 16.42 million shares traded. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has risen 44.65% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 60 investors sold INTC shares while 703 reduced holdings. 177 funds opened positions while 601 raised stakes. 3.06 billion shares or 0.43% more from 3.05 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Sii Invests Wi reported 88,318 shares. Moreover, Webster Bancorporation N A has 0.51% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) for 80,673 shares. West Coast Fincl Limited Liability stated it has 2.43% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Bridges Invest Counsel has invested 0.4% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Fiera Capital Corporation has 0.28% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Needelman Asset Mngmt Inc has 3.53% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) for 30,620 shares. D L Carlson Grp reported 91,711 shares. St Johns Invest Management Com Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 35,865 shares. Old Republic Corporation reported 1.21M shares. Asset Management Lc holds 8,550 shares. Arbor Investment Advsr Limited Liability Corporation, a North Carolina-based fund reported 4,625 shares. Columbia Asset holds 186,061 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.46% or 10.99M shares in its portfolio. Clean Yield reported 12,094 shares. 10,169 were accumulated by Pineno Levin & Ford Asset Mgmt Inc.

Chemical Bank increased Buckeye Partners Lp (NYSE:BPL) stake by 11,650 shares to 23,265 valued at $1.15M in 2017Q4. It also upped Financial Select Sector Spdr (XLF) stake by 12,710 shares and now owns 190,887 shares. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) was raised too.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 21 selling transactions for $11.14 million activity. McBride Kevin Thomas sold $31,943 worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) on Wednesday, February 21. Shares for $35,262 were sold by Shenoy Navin on Monday, January 29. 5,873 shares were sold by Krzanich Brian M, worth $267,663. On Wednesday, January 31 the insider RENDUCHINTALA VENKATA S M sold $880,540. HUNDT REED E sold $1.07 million worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) on Tuesday, May 8. On Tuesday, May 8 the insider YOFFIE DAVID B sold $1.33 million. BRYANT ANDY D sold $1.89 million worth of stock or 35,693 shares.

Analysts await Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.86 EPS, up 19.44% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.72 per share. INTC’s profit will be $4.01 billion for 16.12 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual EPS reported by Intel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.15% negative EPS growth.

Among 55 analysts covering Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), 36 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Intel Corporation has $70 highest and $25 lowest target. $49.81’s average target is -10.16% below currents $55.44 stock price. Intel Corporation had 264 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $60.0 target in Monday, February 26 report. As per Wednesday, December 30, the company rating was maintained by Needham. On Wednesday, July 12 the stock rating was initiated by Hilliard Lyons with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, April 5. CLSA maintained the shares of INTC in report on Monday, September 19 with “Underperform” rating. On Wednesday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”. The company was maintained on Friday, January 15 by Topeka Capital Markets. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Wedbush. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 27 report. On Thursday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Perform”.

More notable recent Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks” on May 25, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Inside Intel’s 5G development lab (Photos)” published on May 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Best And Worst Performing Nasdaq 100 Stocks Of 2018” on May 25, 2018. More interesting news about Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Intel missed on mobile. Here’s why it may lead in 5G” published on May 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Intel Delivers” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

Among 14 analysts covering Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Group 1 Automotive had 26 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $67.0 target in Thursday, September 7 report. The stock of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, November 22. The rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research on Friday, January 5 to “Buy”. The stock of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Stephens. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Sidoti. Stephens maintained the shares of GPI in report on Wednesday, October 28 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Susquehanna initiated Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) on Thursday, February 2 with “Neutral” rating. As per Wednesday, March 14, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, April 13 by Morgan Stanley.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.22, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 22 investors sold GPI shares while 56 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 20.23 million shares or 0.17% less from 20.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc holds 5,769 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0.03% or 312,699 shares in its portfolio. Matarin Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.07% in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI). Stratos Wealth Prtn Ltd has 850 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Virtu Financial Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.03% in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI). Martingale Asset Mngmt LP holds 6,902 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 4,030 are owned by Piedmont Inv Advsrs Ltd Llc. Eqis Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI). Mason Street Llc holds 5,100 shares. 400 are owned by Pacad Invest Limited. Indexiq Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 0.05% in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) or 19,031 shares. The Texas-based Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.01% in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI). Hodges Cap Management Inc holds 1.1% of its portfolio in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) for 211,867 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) for 51,916 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 3,035 shares.

More recent Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Group 1 Automotive (GPI) Boosts Buyback Plan by $100 Million” on May 16, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Recent Analysis Shows Shutterfly, Gulfport Energy, Automatic Data Processing, Group 1 Automotive, Red Robin …” on May 16, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Congress slaps down CFPB’s auto lending guidance” with publication date: May 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $12.72 million activity. 28,519 shares were sold by HESTERBERG EARL J, worth $2.28 million on Tuesday, January 16. STRANGE J TERRY also sold $401,362 worth of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) on Tuesday, December 12.

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