Axiom International Investors Has Raised Healthcare Svcs Grp (HCSG) Stake By $2.14 Million; Mcdermott International (MDR) Shorts Increased By 6.83%

November 15, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Axiom International Investors Llc increased Healthcare Svcs Grp Inc (HCSG) stake by 109.78% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Axiom International Investors Llc acquired 46,583 shares as Healthcare Svcs Grp Inc (HCSG)’s stock rose 12.08%. The Axiom International Investors Llc holds 89,015 shares with $4.17M value, up from 42,432 last quarter. Healthcare Svcs Grp Inc now has $3.68B valuation. It closed at $50.26 lastly. It is down 24.89% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.19% the S&P500.

Mcdermott International (NYSE:MDR) had an increase of 6.83% in short interest. MDR’s SI was 23.16 million shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 6.83% from 21.68M shares previously. With 2.57M avg volume, 9 days are for Mcdermott International (NYSE:MDR)’s short sellers to cover MDR’s short positions. The SI to Mcdermott International’s float is 9.71%. It closed at $7.18 lastly. It is down 47.07% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.37% the S&P500.

Axiom International Investors Llc decreased Alphabet Inc stake by 20,139 shares to 195,669 valued at $181.91 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Chubb Corp (NYSE:CB) stake by 88,589 shares and now owns 208,145 shares. Abm Inds Inc (NYSE:ABM) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.37, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 13 investors sold HCSG shares while 73 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 65.17 million shares or 1.95% less from 66.46 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Fdx, a California-based fund reported 30,031 shares. 1.52M were accumulated by Df Dent &. First Midwest Comml Bank Division invested in 31,116 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P, Texas-based fund reported 1.17 million shares. Nationwide Fund reported 350,872 shares. Wells Fargo & Comm Mn owns 340,887 shares. Aperio reported 32,715 shares stake. Profund Lc has 0.03% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) for 14,821 shares. Us Financial Bank De owns 66,029 shares. Rockefeller Fincl Serv owns 671,804 shares. North Star Inv Mgmt reported 0.32% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Bluestein R H &, Michigan-based fund reported 4,400 shares. Champlain Ltd Llc reported 154,149 shares stake. 1St Global Advisors Inc accumulated 16,996 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 0.07% or 29,700 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Healthcare Services (NASDAQ:HCSG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Healthcare Services had 14 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 5 report. Credit Suisse reinitiated the shares of HCSG in report on Friday, November 3 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 22 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Wednesday, July 12. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $52 target. Robert W. Baird initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $46 target in Friday, September 16 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $49.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $49.0 target in Monday, August 21 report. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 12 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since June 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $710,587 activity. Shares for $118,792 were sold by BRIGGS JOHN on Wednesday, June 7. FROME ROBERT L also sold $240,000 worth of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) on Monday, June 12.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.37, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 46 investors sold McDermott International Inc shares while 51 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 246.04 million shares or 18.72% more from 207.24 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Nationwide Fund Advisors invested in 0.02% or 590,377 shares. Architects reported 5,852 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Communications The owns 216,914 shares. Meeder Asset has invested 0% of its portfolio in McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR). Aperio Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR). Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 0% stake. Tfs Cap Ltd Liability Co invested in 126,047 shares or 0.35% of the stock. Fuller Thaler Asset invested in 0% or 20,100 shares. Piedmont Advsr Lc has 0.04% invested in McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR). Zebra Management Ltd Liability Com has 0.26% invested in McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR) for 115,119 shares. Clearbridge Investments Limited Com reported 0% in McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR). 704,869 are owned by D E Shaw & Company Inc. Hancock reported 1.72 million shares. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR). Cibc Asset Management holds 0% of its portfolio in McDermott International Inc (NYSE:MDR) for 22,442 shares.

McDermott International, Inc. is a provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation , front-end engineering and design (FEED) and module fabrication services for upstream field developments across the world. The company has market cap of $2.04 billion. The Firm delivers fixed and floating production facilities, pipeline installations and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for offshore and subsea gas and oil projects. It has a 13.43 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: the Americas, Europe and Africa (AEA), the Middle East (MEA) and Asia (ASA).

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