Shellback Capital Lp Increased Vail Resorts (MTN) Stake by $29.15 Million; Ellomay Capital Limited Ord (NYSEAMERICAN:ELLO) Shorts Lowered By 50%

February 16, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Shellback Capital Lp increased Vail Resorts Inc (NYSE:MTN) stake by 397.81% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Shellback Capital Lp acquired 137,500 shares as Vail Resorts Inc (NYSE:MTN)’s stock rose 12.22%. The Shellback Capital Lp holds 172,064 shares with $36.56 million value, up from 34,564 last quarter. Vail Resorts Inc now has $8.75B valuation. The stock increased 0.96% or $2.06 during the last trading session, reaching $216.26. About 148,481 shares traded. Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) has risen 61.08% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.38% the S&P500.

Ellomay Capital Limited Ord (NYSEAMERICAN:ELLO) had a decrease of 50% in short interest. ELLO’s SI was 100 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 50% from 200 shares previously. With 300 avg volume, 0 days are for Ellomay Capital Limited Ord (NYSEAMERICAN:ELLO)’s short sellers to cover ELLO’s short positions. It closed at $8.41 lastly. It is down 9.38% since February 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.08% the S&P500.

Ellomay Capital Ltd. produces and sells renewable and clean energy in Italy and Spain. The company has market cap of $89.78 million. The firm owns 16 photovoltaic plants comprising 12 PV plants in Italy with an aggregate installed capacity of approximately 22.6 MWp and 4 PV plants in Spain with an aggregate installed capacity of approximately 7.9 MWp. It currently has negative earnings. It also operates a bi-fuel power plant with an installed capacity of approximately 850 MWp in the vicinity of Ashkelon, Israel; and constructs pumped storage hydro power plant in the Manara Cliff, Israel, as well as an anaerobic digestion facility in Goor, the Netherlands.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 28 investors sold MTN shares while 103 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 35.01 million shares or 2.56% less from 35.93 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blair William & Com Il owns 18,348 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Hsbc Holding Public Limited Liability Corporation owns 19,985 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Sector Pension Investment Board has invested 0% in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN). Brown Advisory holds 3,406 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Hwg Hldgs Lp has invested 2.4% in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN). Moreover, Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) for 1,217 shares. Rice Hall James & Assocs stated it has 0.93% in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN). Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt, California-based fund reported 150,828 shares. Aperio Ltd Liability Com holds 9,746 shares. Lord Abbett & Limited Co holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) for 207,900 shares. Glenmede Tru Na holds 0% or 1,009 shares in its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Company invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN). Moreover, Sandhill Cap Partners Ltd Co has 4.03% invested in Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) for 90,598 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas stated it has 113,456 shares. Neuberger Berman Limited Liability Corp accumulated 99,014 shares.

Shellback Capital Lp is a Massachusetts-based institutional investor with more than $423.03 million AUM in January, 2014. Taken from Shellback Capital latest Adv, the fund reported to have 10 full and part-time employees. Among which 4 performing investment advisory and research functions. The institutional investor had between 1-10 clients.

Since October 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $29.73 million activity. Campbell Patricia A sold $1.23 million worth of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) on Wednesday, October 18. $1.43 million worth of stock was sold by SORTE JOHN F on Friday, October 6. KATZ ROBERT A sold $25.35 million worth of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) on Wednesday, October 4. $1.72M worth of stock was sold by Barkin Michael Z on Monday, October 9.

Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates mountain resorts and urban ski areas in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.75 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Mountain, Lodging, and Real Estate. It has a 36.41 P/E ratio. The Mountain segment operates 11 mountain resorts, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone resorts in Colorado; Park City Mountain resort in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; Stowe Mountain resort in Northern Vermont; and Perisher in Australia, as well as three urban ski areas, such as Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin, Afton Alps in Minnesota, and Mount Brighton in Michigan.

Among 15 analysts covering Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE:MTN), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Vail Resorts Inc. had 37 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 14 by M Partners. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $250.0 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Janney Capital on Friday, June 10. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $247 target in Friday, September 29 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. The stock of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:MTN) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 2 by JMP Securities. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Monday, July 27. As per Thursday, March 17, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 12 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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