Tdam Usa Cut Nvr (NVR) Position By $2.20 Million; Medifast (MED) Sellers Increased By 14.55% Their Shorts

November 15, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Medifast Incorporated (NYSE:MED) had an increase of 14.55% in short interest. MED’s SI was 207,100 shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 14.55% from 180,800 shares previously. With 89,600 avg volume, 2 days are for Medifast Incorporated (NYSE:MED)’s short sellers to cover MED’s short positions. The SI to Medifast Incorporated’s float is 2.29%. It closed at $67.83 lastly. It is down 25.81% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.11% the S&P500.

Tdam Usa Inc decreased Nvr Inc (NVR) stake by 69.11% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Tdam Usa Inc sold 913 shares as Nvr Inc (NVR)’s stock rose 22.66%. The Tdam Usa Inc holds 408 shares with $984,000 value, down from 1,321 last quarter. Nvr Inc now has $12.44B valuation. The stock declined 129.92% or $4320.64 reaching $994.97 per share. About 113 shares traded. NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) has risen 38.86% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.65, from 1.76 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 17 investors sold Medifast Inc shares while 48 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 10.48 million shares or 3.39% less from 10.85 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Com Can invested in 0% or 16,563 shares. Comerica Bancorporation holds 11,616 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gp has 0% invested in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED). Rice Hall James Lc holds 0.07% or 40,117 shares. Jpmorgan Chase stated it has 50,077 shares. Bessemer reported 0% in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED). Federated Investors Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 71,866 shares. Magnetar Limited Com holds 13,831 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Engaged Capital Lc invested in 789,549 shares or 4.86% of the stock. Moreover, Martingale Asset Management L P has 0.04% invested in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED) for 60,506 shares. First Manhattan holds 0% of its portfolio in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED) for 700 shares. North Star Inv Mgmt reported 0% in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED). Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 676 shares. Strs Ohio reported 0% stake. Chickasaw Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED) for 55,148 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Medifast (NYSE:MED), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Medifast had 7 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti upgraded the shares of MED in report on Monday, October 5 to “Buy” rating. Sidoti downgraded the shares of MED in report on Monday, November 30 to “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Wednesday, August 16. The rating was maintained by DA Davidson on Friday, September 15 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 10 to “Hold”. The stock of Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED) earned “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Monday, January 11. The company was initiated on Friday, January 29 by Wunderlich.

Medifast, Inc. produces, distributes and sells weight loss, weight management, and healthy living products, and other consumable health and nutritional products. The company has market cap of $809.46 million. The Company’s product lines include weight loss, weight management, and healthy living meal replacements, snacks, hydration products, and vitamins. It has a 33.3 P/E ratio. The Company’s business units include Optavia, Medifast Direct, Franchise Medifast Weight Control Centers and Medifast Wholesale.

Tdam Usa Inc increased Synchrony Finl (NYSE:SYF) stake by 20,000 shares to 28,267 valued at $835,000 in 2017Q2. It also upped Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) stake by 7,785 shares and now owns 195,498 shares. Treehouse Foods Inc (NYSE:THS) was raised too.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $7.92 million activity. Grier Eddie Arthur had sold 325 shares worth $742,154 on Wednesday, May 31. SAVILLE PAUL C sold $4.83M worth of stock or 2,086 shares. On Wednesday, May 17 the insider Ross Susan Williamson bought $67,603. 1,000 shares were sold by Martchek Jeffrey D, worth $2.35 million on Monday, May 22.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.57 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.44, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 34 investors sold NVR shares while 87 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 2.92 million shares or 0.39% less from 2.94 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Amalgamated Bank & Trust stated it has 687 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Smead Capital Mgmt invested in 6.02% or 51,789 shares. Fil Ltd reported 8,242 shares stake. Numeric Invsts Lc has invested 0.43% in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR). Bankshares Of America De holds 0.01% or 14,586 shares. Geneva Advsr Ltd Liability owns 263 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Ing Groep Nv holds 0.02% or 424 shares. Tfs Cap Lc has 160 shares. Profund Advsr Lc stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky reported 16,190 shares. Nomura Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 969 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Coldstream Mngmt has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR). Regions invested 0.02% in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR). Korea Inv Corporation holds 0.04% of its portfolio in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) for 3,990 shares. Sandy Spring Bankshares accumulated 0% or 15 shares.

Analysts await NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $49.48 EPS, up 30.90% or $11.68 from last year’s $37.8 per share. After $38.02 actual EPS reported by NVR, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.14% EPS growth.

Among 7 analysts covering NVR (NYSE:NVR), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. NVR had 12 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Wells Fargo. Zelman downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, May 29 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 12 by Bank of America. The stock of NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, December 15. M Partners maintained NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) on Wednesday, July 22 with “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, September 29, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo.

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