Valinor Management Stake in Transdigm Group (TDG) Has Upped by $2.04 Million; Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) Shareholder Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Has Trimmed Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

David Gallo increased its stake in Transdigm Group Inc (TDG) by 1.87% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Valinor Management Llc bought 7,983 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.33% with the market. The hedge fund run by David Gallo held 435,246 shares of the military and government and technical company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $111.27 million, up from 427,263 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Valinor Management Llc who had been investing in Transdigm Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.16B market cap company. The stock increased 1.61% or $4.59 during the last trading session, reaching $290.39. About 418,546 shares traded. TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) has risen 12.77% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.93% the S&P500.

Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Llc decreased its stake in Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (CRZO) by 8.41% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Llc sold 28,384 shares as the company’s stock declined 26.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 308,976 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.29M, down from 337,360 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Llc who had been investing in Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.55B market cap company. The stock increased 3.77% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $19. About 2.84M shares traded. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) has declined 34.05% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 50.75% the S&P500.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $12.06 million activity. Jones Roger had sold 5,000 shares worth $1.47 million on Wednesday, January 17. 15,000 shares were sold by Henderson Robert S, worth $3.96 million.

Valinor Management Llc, which manages about $4.82B and $3.19 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Quintiles Ims Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) by 285,455 shares to 796,308 shares, valued at $75.71M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Constellation Brands Inc (Call) (NYSE:STZ) by 854,015 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 356,500 shares, and cut its stake in Insulet Corp (NASDAQ:PODD).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.30, from 0.63 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 30 investors sold TDG shares while 129 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 56.62 million shares or 1.72% less from 57.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James And Associate holds 5,909 shares. Assetmark reported 0% stake. M&T Natl Bank has 6,246 shares. Victory Capital Management Incorporated stated it has 22,376 shares. Employees Retirement Of Texas has 0.01% invested in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG). Castleark Mgmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 870 shares. Edgestream LP has invested 0.7% in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG). 2,950 were accumulated by Jane Street Group Ltd Llc. Caxton Associates LP owns 15,000 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Commonwealth Equity Services invested in 1,520 shares. Tci Wealth Advsrs holds 0.02% of its portfolio in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) for 130 shares. Liberty Mutual Asset Mgmt holds 1,980 shares. Wetherby Asset Mgmt holds 4,469 shares. Tesuji Prtnrs Lc has 18.65% invested in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) for 749,664 shares. Parkside Savings Bank Trust owns 3 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Transdigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Transdigm Group Incorporated had 75 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) rating on Wednesday, February 7. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $320.0 target. On Wednesday, June 29 the stock rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 14. On Monday, December 5 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The stock of TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, November 15. Jefferies downgraded the shares of TDG in report on Wednesday, September 20 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by Wellington Shields. The stock of TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, November 10.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.45 million activity. On Friday, December 15 JOHNSON S P IV sold $148,592 worth of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) or 8,000 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.49 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.23, from 1.72 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 50 investors sold CRZO shares while 37 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 96 raised stakes. 85.22 million shares or 8.23% more from 78.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 171,540 shares. Moreover, Tiaa Cref Investment Management Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 186,929 shares. Ls Advsrs Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Great West Life Assurance Com Can owns 110,170 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 166,104 shares. Barclays Plc owns 261,614 shares. 2,612 were accumulated by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). Parametric Portfolio Assocs Llc, a Washington-based fund reported 262,573 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company owns 0.01% invested in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 13,425 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 1,400 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested in 181,100 shares or 0% of the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund owns 0% invested in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 82,261 shares. New York-based Art Advsr Limited Company has invested 0.04% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Mackenzie reported 0.14% of its portfolio in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership holds 0.03% or 198,811 shares.

Among 29 analysts covering Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. had 111 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Hold” on Tuesday, November 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Thursday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by Williams Capital Group. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, December 19. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CRZO in report on Monday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) on Thursday, September 14 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Simmons & Co on Wednesday, February 24.

Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Llc, which manages about $216.92M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Whirlpool Corp (NYSE:WHR) by 17,015 shares to 65,198 shares, valued at $12.03 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.51 EPS, up 15.91% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.44 per share. CRZO’s profit will be $41.55 million for 9.31 P/E if the $0.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual EPS reported by Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 54.55% EPS growth.

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