Disciplined Growth Investors Decreased By $495,950 Its Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD Co (RCL) Holding; Blair William & Company Lowered Pra Group (PRAA) Stake By $1.20 Million

November 14, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc decreased Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Co (RCL) stake by 0.42% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc sold 4,550 shares as Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Co (RCL)’s stock rose 11.49%. The Disciplined Growth Investors Inc holds 1.08M shares with $117.67 million value, down from 1.08 million last quarter. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Co now has $26.65B valuation. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $124.48. About 537 shares traded. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) has risen 38.22% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.52% the S&P500.

Blair William & Company decreased Pra Group Inc (PRAA) stake by 4.07% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Blair William & Company sold 32,315 shares as Pra Group Inc (PRAA)’s stock declined 12.34%. The Blair William & Company holds 762,014 shares with $28.88M value, down from 794,329 last quarter. Pra Group Inc now has $1.51B valuation. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $33.4. About shares traded. Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) has risen 44.62% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.92% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.47, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 26 investors sold PRAA shares while 54 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 47.77 million shares or 3.10% more from 46.33 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. American & Management Co holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) for 6,990 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.02% or 9,151 shares in its portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Susquehanna Group Incorporated Llp has invested 0% in Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA). Prudential reported 78,319 shares. Mason Street reported 0.01% in Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA). Oak Ridge Invs Ltd Liability Company holds 1.08M shares or 1.3% of its portfolio. Huntington Fincl Bank accumulated 3,084 shares. Gmt holds 160,600 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Nexus Investment reported 433,500 shares or 2.68% of all its holdings. Metropolitan Life Ins Company invested in 32,142 shares. Bb&T Limited Liability Corporation has 34,217 shares. Franklin Resources Inc holds 0.01% in Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) or 704,823 shares. Federated Pa accumulated 151 shares. Profit Inv Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 18,381 shares. Swiss National Bank & Trust owns 0% invested in Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) for 76,400 shares.

Blair William & Company increased Dynavax Technologies Corp (NASDAQ:DVAX) stake by 491,381 shares to 1.84M valued at $17.74M in 2017Q2. It also upped Kimberly (NYSE:KMB) stake by 8,703 shares and now owns 135,228 shares. Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) was raised too.

Since May 23, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $4.91 million activity. Another trade for 142,000 shares valued at $4.91 million was bought by Olsen Geir.

Among 6 analysts covering Portfolio Recovery Associates (NASDAQ:PRAA), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Portfolio Recovery Associates had 15 analyst reports since October 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Tuesday, November 8 to “Mkt Perform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, November 9. JMP Securities downgraded Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) on Friday, February 26 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 10 to “Hold”. The firm has “Sell” rating by Janney Capital given on Wednesday, October 4. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Thursday, September 21 by Raymond James. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, November 17. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, May 10. Janney Capital upgraded Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) on Thursday, November 9 to “Neutral” rating.

Analysts await Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.37 earnings per share, up 212.12% or $0.70 from last year’s $-0.33 per share. PRAA’s profit will be $16.73 million for 22.57 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Pra Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.82% EPS growth.

Analysts await Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $1.19 EPS, down 3.25% or $0.04 from last year’s $1.23 per share. RCL’s profit will be $254.77M for 26.15 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.49 actual EPS reported by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -65.90% negative EPS growth.

Among 22 analysts covering Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had 56 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 27 by Pareto Securities. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, January 5. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $126.0 target in Friday, October 13 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 27 by Wedbush. The stock of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by JP Morgan. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, November 6. Deutsche Bank initiated it with “Hold” rating and $81 target in Thursday, September 29 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 30 by Argus Research.

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc increased Channeladvisor Corp (NYSE:ECOM) stake by 436,618 shares to 639,982 valued at $7.39M in 2017Q2. It also upped L Brands Inc Com (LTD) stake by 10,240 shares and now owns 1.98M shares. Southwestern Energy Co Com (NYSE:SWN) was raised too.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.23 million activity. $2.16M worth of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) was sold by Fain Richard D.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.19, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 35 investors sold RCL shares while 160 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. 150.60 million shares or 0.10% less from 150.74 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 55,172 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 7,999 shares. Bessemer Group Incorporated holds 625 shares. Calamos Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.03% or 37,230 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Ins reported 0.07% stake. 307,849 are held by Canada Pension Plan Board. Ontario – Canada-based Cibc Asset Management Inc has invested 0.01% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). Apg Asset Mngmt Nv stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). The Pennsylvania-based Cookson Peirce & Inc has invested 0.08% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). 194,657 were accumulated by Td Asset Management Inc. New York-based Goldman Sachs Gru has invested 0.02% in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). reported 45 shares. Buckingham Cap Mngmt has 142,025 shares for 1.81% of their portfolio. Disciplined Growth Invsts Mn stated it has 2.45% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). Etrade Mgmt Limited Liability invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL).

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