Qv Investors Has Lifted Its Autozone (AZO) Stake; First Defiance Financial (FDEF)’s Sentiment Is 1.35

February 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

First Defiance Financial Corp. operates a unitary thrift holding firm that provides communities based financial services in northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana, and southeastern Michigan. The company has market cap of $544.21 million. It offers checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, term certificate accounts, and certificates of deposit; and commercial real estate, commercial, consumer finance, 1-4 family residential real estate, construction, and home equity and improvement loans. It has a 16.64 P/E ratio. The firm also offers trust and wealth management services, as well as online banking services.

Qv Investors Inc increased Autozone Inc (AZO) stake by 40.96% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Qv Investors Inc acquired 24,130 shares as Autozone Inc (AZO)’s stock declined 9.10%. The Qv Investors Inc holds 83,040 shares with $49.42M value, up from 58,910 last quarter. Autozone Inc now has $19.53B valuation. The stock decreased 1.46% or $10.55 during the last trading session, reaching $714.05. About 360,652 shares traded. AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has declined 10.95% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.65% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $53.58. About 18,802 shares traded. First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) has risen 33.50% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.80% the S&P500.

Maltese Capital Management Llc holds 0.39% of its portfolio in First Defiance Financial Corp. for 86,200 shares. Salzhauer Michael owns 17,016 shares or 0.38% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Banc Funds Co Llc has 0.2% invested in the company for 85,850 shares. The California-based Clarivest Asset Management Llc has invested 0.12% in the stock. Seizert Capital Partners Llc, a Michigan-based fund reported 51,305 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $119,463 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.20, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 59 investors sold AZO shares while 150 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 26.58 million shares or 0.11% less from 26.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nippon Life Insur Company stated it has 2,026 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 5,903 shares. Chilton Inv Communication Ltd has 429 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 0.02% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Guardian Life Com Of America holds 0.01% or 64 shares. Da Davidson Com accumulated 4,719 shares. Hemenway Limited Liability Com holds 0.06% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) or 500 shares. Maverick Capital Limited accumulated 13,060 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Price T Rowe Associate Md reported 0.16% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Vanguard Group Inc accumulated 2.37M shares. Millennium Ltd Liability Com reported 127,438 shares. Gargoyle Advisor Limited Liability Corp invested in 2,032 shares or 0.44% of the stock. Pub Sector Pension Board, a Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 3,130 shares. Marco Investment Management Ltd Liability Company stated it has 2,723 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Amp Capital accumulated 0.03% or 8,205 shares.

Qv Investors Inc decreased Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKB) stake by 53,200 shares to 371,263 valued at $68.06 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Domtar Corp (NYSE:UFS) stake by 770,949 shares and now owns 3.63M shares. Hyster (NYSE:HY) was reduced too.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $14.41 million activity. Another trade for 1,547 shares valued at $1.21 million was sold by Griffith James C.. $2.05M worth of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) was sold by Smith Richard Craig. Graves William W also sold $7.82 million worth of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) on Wednesday, January 3. Another trade for 740 shares valued at $577,472 was sold by Daniele Philip B.. The insider MCKENNA WILLIAM ANDREW sold $1.75M.

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