Visionary Asset Management Upped Its Kohls (KSS) Holding; Matson (MATX) Sellers Decreased By 1.36% Their Shorts

May 21, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX) had a decrease of 1.36% in short interest. MATX’s SI was 1.04 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 1.36% from 1.06M shares previously. With 258,600 avg volume, 4 days are for Matson Inc (NYSE:MATX)’s short sellers to cover MATX’s short positions. The SI to Matson Inc’s float is 2.51%. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $33.93. About 124,648 shares traded. Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) has declined 8.05% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.60% the S&P500.

Visionary Asset Management Inc increased Kohls Corp (KSS) stake by 779.84% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Visionary Asset Management Inc acquired 61,654 shares as Kohls Corp (KSS)’s stock rose 17.03%. The Visionary Asset Management Inc holds 69,560 shares with $3.77 million value, up from 7,906 last quarter. Kohls Corp now has $10.71 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $63.67. About 2.74M shares traded. Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has risen 67.20% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.65% the S&P500.

More recent Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Matson, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 02, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Matson’s (MATX) CEO Matt Cox on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Apple: With Enemies Like These, Who Needs Friends?” with publication date: May 17, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 6 analysts covering Matson (NYSE:MATX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Matson had 16 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, August 18 to “Buy”. Stephens downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, August 18 report. FBR Capital maintained it with “Mkt Perform” rating and $52 target in Monday, November 9 report. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, November 8 to “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MATX in report on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, August 18, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, January 28 report. Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $36.0 target in Monday, January 8 report. Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3300 target in Monday, April 9 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 5.

Matson, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an ocean cargo carrier. The company has market cap of $1.45 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Ocean Transportation and Logistics. It has a 6.32 P/E ratio. The Ocean Transportation segment offers ocean transportation services to the domestic economies of Hawaii, Alaska, and Guam, as well as to other island economies in Micronesia and in the South Pacific.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 20 investors sold Matson, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 35.66 million shares or 0.01% less from 35.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Los Angeles Cap & Equity Rech invested in 15,625 shares or 0% of the stock. First Pacific Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 476,266 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Management holds 0.01% or 335,109 shares in its portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement System holds 86,919 shares. Whittier Trust holds 4,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Capital Research Glob Invsts owns 517,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) for 17,598 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp, a Texas-based fund reported 2.58M shares. Highland Cap Limited Partnership holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) for 7,950 shares. Advsrs Asset Inc has 0% invested in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) for 26 shares. Renaissance Tech Llc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) for 164,399 shares. Metropolitan Life New York reported 0.01% in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). Northern Corporation reported 530,078 shares stake. Moreover, James Rech has 0.06% invested in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX). The Massachusetts-based Panagora Asset Mgmt has invested 0% in Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX).

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $1.65 million activity. BAIRD W BLAKE also sold $62,250 worth of Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) on Friday, May 4. 3,558 Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) shares with value of $118,289 were sold by Angoco Vic S Jr. COX MATTHEW J sold $802,212 worth of stock. Forest Ronald J sold 12,000 shares worth $367,560.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 31 investors sold KSS shares while 178 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 165.73 million shares or 5.45% less from 175.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Putnam Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 65,701 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Citizens & Northern Corporation accumulated 1.17% or 30,344 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% stake. Proshare Limited Liability reported 32,761 shares. Envestnet Asset Management, Illinois-based fund reported 5,267 shares. Tudor Invest Corporation Et Al holds 31,838 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 337,041 shares. Nuwave Investment Lc holds 0% or 27 shares in its portfolio. Utd Financial Advisers Limited Com invested in 3,846 shares or 0% of the stock. D E Shaw & holds 0% or 23,501 shares in its portfolio. Old Natl Natl Bank In accumulated 39,280 shares. 1.16M are held by Hotchkis Wiley Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation. Stone Ridge Asset Mngmt stated it has 140,076 shares or 0.5% of all its holdings. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board owns 0.03% invested in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) for 15,851 shares. Hourglass Cap Lc stated it has 4,500 shares.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $20.58 million activity. On Wednesday, March 28 the insider WATSON STEPHEN E sold $272,956. Shares for $9.70 million were sold by MANSELL KEVIN. BONEPARTH PETER had sold 7,500 shares worth $496,350 on Tuesday, March 6. On Friday, March 30 the insider SCHEPP RICHARD D sold $334,350.

Visionary Asset Management Inc decreased Entergy Corp New (NYSE:ETR) stake by 31,219 shares to 2,733 valued at $222,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Lyondellbasell Industries N (NYSE:LYB) stake by 2,737 shares and now owns 29,634 shares. Proshares Tr (UST) was reduced too.

Among 29 analysts covering Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Kohl’s Corporation has $100.0 highest and $31 lowest target. $56.15’s average target is -11.81% below currents $63.67 stock price. Kohl’s Corporation had 109 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) on Thursday, September 14 with “Hold” rating. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, November 14 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 11 by Telsey Advisory Group. Susquehanna maintained it with “Hold” rating and $64.0 target in Tuesday, January 23 report. The stock of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, August 16 by Telsey Advisory Group. Robert W. Baird maintained Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) on Friday, March 2 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Friday, March 2. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4200 target in Thursday, August 10 report. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, November 13. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets.

More notable recent Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Kohl’s: A Consumer Retailer With The Winning Formula” on May 12, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Target, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and More Earnings Coming This Week” published on May 20, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Slimmed-down Kohl’s in Waukesha leasing extra space to Aldi” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Bargain Bin: Kohl’s Rings Up Nearly 30% Upside” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Macy’s lights up retail sector with ‘healthy’ report” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

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