Skylands Capital Has Upped Its Home Bancshares (HOMB) Holding; Callaway Golf Company (ELY) Had 12 Bullish Analysts

May 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Skylands Capital Llc increased Home Bancshares Inc (HOMB) stake by 14.23% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Skylands Capital Llc acquired 18,011 shares as Home Bancshares Inc (HOMB)’s stock declined 4.30%. The Skylands Capital Llc holds 144,611 shares with $3.36M value, up from 126,600 last quarter. Home Bancshares Inc now has $4.13 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $23.79. About 744,092 shares traded. Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOMB) has declined 16.14% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.69% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Callaway Golf (NYSE:ELY), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Callaway Golf had 50 analyst reports since August 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by Roth Capital. Wunderlich upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $12 target in Monday, May 23 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 24 by DA Davidson. The stock of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, April 27 with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, June 21 by FBR Capital. Cowen & Co maintained Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) rating on Thursday, August 3. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $1400 target. The stock of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. The stock of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, December 27 by Compass Point. Imperial Capital upgraded Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) rating on Thursday, May 3. Imperial Capital has “Buy” rating and $2100 target. See Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) latest ratings:

07/05/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Terminates
03/05/2018 Broker: Imperial Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $21.0000 Upgrade
27/04/2018 Broker: B. Riley & Co Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $18 New Target: $19 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $17 New Target: $21 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $18.5000 Maintain
18/04/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
11/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $19.0000 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $21.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $18.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Compass Point Rating: Hold New Target: $13.5 Upgrade

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 2.06, from 3.12 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 39 investors sold HOMB shares while 66 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. 108.05 million shares or 49.86% less from 215.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.02% in Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR). Envestnet Asset Mngmt holds 41,182 shares. Banc Funds Limited holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) for 123,180 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board holds 553,113 shares. 9,214 were reported by Sei Invs. Regions Fincl stated it has 0.01% in Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR). Tower Research Cap Ltd Liability (Trc) holds 0% of its portfolio in Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) for 530 shares. Glenmede Na holds 2.17M shares. Bessemer Inc has 24,634 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale & Assocs Inc reported 137 shares. Aperio Gru Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR). Horrell Cap accumulated 114,564 shares. Landscape Capital Mngmt stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR). Philadelphia Of San Francisco Ltd Llc reported 535,509 shares. Falcon Point Capital Limited Liability Corp has 0.88% invested in Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR).

Since February 6, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $8.33 million activity. $571,355 worth of Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) was sold by Hinkle James G on Thursday, April 26. On Tuesday, February 6 the insider Adams Milburn bought $11,721. Carter Russell Davis III sold $82,859 worth of stock or 3,500 shares. On Wednesday, March 7 Ashley Richard H sold $7.50M worth of Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) or 300,000 shares. Shares for $426,400 were bought by ALLISON JOHN W.

Among 12 analysts covering Home Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HOMB), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Home Bancshares Inc. had 41 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, May 15 by Wood. The stock of Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. PiperJaffray upgraded Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) on Thursday, March 1 to “Overweight” rating. As per Thursday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 8. The stock of Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 11 by Merion Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stephens given on Thursday, July 20. As per Friday, January 22, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

More important recent Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Home BancShares, Inc. Announces 22.2% Increase in Second Quarter Cash Dividend” on April 25, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Home BancShares’ (HOMB) CEO Randy Sims on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”, Nasdaq.com published: “Home BancShares, Inc. Announces Townsell Named as Director of Investor Relations” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about Home Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Why wait until 2020? Take a look now at downtown’s newest luxury hotel” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Skylands Capital Llc decreased Siteone Landscape Supply Inc stake by 30,350 shares to 24,200 valued at $1.86M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE:ADS) stake by 4,775 shares and now owns 14,925 shares. Sherwin Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) was reduced too.

More recent Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Callaway Golf: How Long Will It Rise?” on April 30, 2018. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “EPR Properties Is a Unique REIT Paying Out Huge Yields” on May 17, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Church & Dwight Co., Rent-A-Center, Teradata, Catabasis Pharmaceuticals …” with publication date: May 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

The stock increased 0.99% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $18.29. About 395,355 shares traded. Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) has risen 47.83% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.28% the S&P500.

Callaway Golf Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and sells golf clubs, golf balls, golf bags, and other golf-related accessories in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.74 billion. It offers drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, and putters. It has a 43.55 P/E ratio. The firm also accessories, such as packaged sets, golf gloves, golf footwear, golf apparel, travel gear, headwear, towels, umbrellas, eyewear, and other accessories under the Callaway Golf, Odyssey, and Strata brand names.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 19 investors sold Callaway Golf Company shares while 62 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 80.37 million shares or 2.05% less from 82.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Barclays Plc has invested 0% in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Canada Pension Plan Inv Board owns 5,900 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Partnership has 14,300 shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability Co invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Comerica Bancorporation invested in 98,189 shares. Atria Investments Limited Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Ancora Advsrs Ltd Com reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys accumulated 40,700 shares. Scott Selber Inc has invested 1.8% of its portfolio in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). The Massachusetts-based Essex Management has invested 0.25% in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Jpmorgan Chase Com, a New York-based fund reported 109,891 shares. Mason Street Advsrs accumulated 24,588 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Management holds 35,863 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Raymond James Associates accumulated 26,158 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn, California-based fund reported 1.29 million shares.

Since February 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $4.76 million activity. Arnett Richard H. also sold $132,000 worth of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) shares. 25,911 shares were sold by Lynch Brian P., worth $384,519. $1.08M worth of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) shares were sold by Howie Neil. $808,136 worth of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) was sold by Boezeman Alex Mitchell. BREWER OLIVER G III also sold $437,257 worth of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) shares.

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