Main Street Capital (MAIN) At $39.75 Forms Top; Bank Hapoalim Bm Has Trimmed Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Holding

October 13, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

Bank Hapoalim Bm decreased Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) stake by 17.42% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Bank Hapoalim Bm sold 4,955 shares as Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS)’s stock rose 9.11%. The Bank Hapoalim Bm holds 23,495 shares with $1.50 million value, down from 28,450 last quarter. Las Vegas Sands Corp now has $48.84 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.59% or $1.64 during the last trading session, reaching $61.68. About shares traded. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) has risen 28.09% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.39% the S&P500.

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) formed multiple top with $40.94 target or 3.00% above today’s $39.75 share price. Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) has $2.25 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.03 on October 12, reaching $39.75. About shares traded. Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) has risen 23.33% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.63% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.13, from 1.16 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold LVS shares while 165 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 290.72 million shares or 1.52% less from 295.21 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Ww Asset Mgmt has 0.04% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Hanseatic Mngmt Serv Inc accumulated 400 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Poplar Forest Cap Ltd Llc has invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Fuller & Thaler Asset, California-based fund reported 2,300 shares. Ameriprise Financial holds 2.99M shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Shine Advisory Services Inc stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Gam Holdings Ag reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Strs Ohio owns 204,287 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Invest Lc has invested 0.62% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Glg Limited Liability Company invested 0.09% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Cohen Capital Management stated it has 1.09% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS). Waddell & Reed Fincl Inc reported 962,484 shares. Boston Advsr Limited owns 124,700 shares. Moreover, Etrade Mgmt Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) for 4,138 shares. Secor Capital Advsrs Ltd Partnership holds 0.11% or 18,713 shares.

Analysts await Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) to report earnings on November, 2. They expect $0.66 earnings per share, down 8.33% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.72 per share. LVS’s profit will be $522.61M for 23.36 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual earnings per share reported by Las Vegas Sands Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.59% negative EPS growth.

Bank Hapoalim Bm increased United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) stake by 4,000 shares to 10,968 valued at $1.21 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Wal (NYSE:WMT) stake by 5,310 shares and now owns 15,360 shares. Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TSEM) was raised too.

Among 18 analysts covering Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Las Vegas Sands has $72.0 highest and $42 lowest target. $58.80’s average target is -4.67% below currents $61.68 stock price. Las Vegas Sands had 46 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan downgraded Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) on Thursday, April 21 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Positive” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, July 26 with “Hold”. As per Friday, April 29, the company rating was maintained by CLSA. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, April 7 by Wells Fargo. On Friday, November 4 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Market Perform”. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of LVS in report on Thursday, January 28 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Vetr. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, April 21 by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.36, from 1.59 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 13 investors sold Main Street Capital Corporation shares while 43 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 13.24 million shares or 1.16% more from 13.09 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) for 2,318 shares. 75,234 are owned by Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd. Moreover, Coldstream Cap Management has 0.08% invested in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Michigan-based Sigma Planning Corp has invested 0.1% in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). New York-based Quantbot Techs Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Schroder Investment Mngmt Gp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Limited has invested 0.11% in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Stifel holds 6,010 shares. Cibc World Markets holds 24,938 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Barnett And Company accumulated 52,287 shares. Hamilton Point Invest Advisors Limited Company holds 48,329 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board, Wisconsin-based fund reported 145,282 shares. Polar Limited Liability Partnership owns 88,800 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Employees Retirement System Of Texas invested 0% in Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN). Icon Advisers Company invested in 0.11% or 42,400 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Street Capital Group (NYSE:MAIN), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Street Capital Group had 14 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Monday, February 27. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital on Friday, January 20 to “Mkt Perform”. Zacks downgraded the shares of MAIN in report on Tuesday, August 11 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by National Securities. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 11 with “Outperform”. As per Thursday, May 11, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Citigroup. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 4. On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was reinitiated by Janney Capital with “Neutral”. National Bank Canada maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $2.50 target in Friday, August 7 report.

Analysts await Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) to report earnings on November, 2. They expect $0.57 EPS, down 1.72% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.58 per share. MAIN’s profit will be $32.26M for 17.43 P/E if the $0.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual EPS reported by Main Street Capital Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.72% negative EPS growth.

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