Disney Walt Co (DIS) Holder Ruffer Llp Has Raised Holding; Genesis Asset Managers Llp Raised Its Holding in Pricesmart (PSMT) by $19.67 Million as Share Value Declined

May 23, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Ruffer Llp increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 4.67% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ruffer Llp bought 119,426 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.57% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.68 million shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $288.27M, up from 2.56M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ruffer Llp who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $155.12 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $104.07. About 6.97M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 11.59% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.14% the S&P500.

Genesis Asset Managers Llp increased its stake in Pricesmart Inc. (PSMT) by 25.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Genesis Asset Managers Llp bought 228,715 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.67% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.14 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $97.78M, up from 906,950 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Genesis Asset Managers Llp who had been investing in Pricesmart Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.55 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $83.8. About 93,828 shares traded. PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) has declined 10.74% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.29% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. PriceSmart had 7 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, January 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Scotia Capital to “Hold”. Zacks upgraded the shares of PSMT in report on Tuesday, September 1 to “Sell” rating. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The rating was maintained by TH Capital on Monday, January 11 with “Buy”.

Another recent and important PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Kinsale Capital Group, K2M Group, PriceSmart, Arlington …” on April 27, 2018.

Genesis Asset Managers Llp, which manages about $36.75B and $2.74 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Banco Macro Bansud Adr (NYSE:BMA) by 821,357 shares to 330,307 shares, valued at $38.28M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Infosys Technology Ltd Adr (NYSE:INFY) by 5.46M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 9.43 million shares, and cut its stake in Embotelladora Andina Ads Rep B.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.20, from 1.51 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 16 investors sold PSMT shares while 38 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 23.19 million shares or 5.79% more from 21.92 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 0% in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). Shine Investment Advisory Serv reported 0.04% of its portfolio in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). 2,500 were accumulated by Rbf Capital Limited Liability Company. Tower Rech Cap Limited Liability Company (Trc) accumulated 1,056 shares. Aperio Group Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Limited Liability Partnership Ma holds 150 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Glenmede Trust Na owns 225 shares. The Florida-based Thomas J Herzfeld has invested 0.03% in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). 717,085 were reported by Virtus Inv Advisers Inc. Brinker Cap holds 0.03% of its portfolio in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) for 9,871 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has 41,064 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Ameritas Investment Prtnrs reported 0.01% in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT). Products Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 36,700 shares or 0.09% of the stock. New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 58,980 shares. Stratos Wealth Prtn stated it has 0% of its portfolio in PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT).

Since April 10, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $3.37 million activity. Shares for $701,875 were sold by Laparte Jose Luis. PRICE ROBERT E also sold $820,806 worth of PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) shares. On Friday, April 13 the insider NAYLON WILLIAM J sold $353,420. $1.32 million worth of PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) was sold by Bahrambeygui Sherry S. on Tuesday, April 10. Another trade for 400 shares valued at $36,575 was made by HILDEBRANDT JOHN D on Wednesday, April 18. $25,037 worth of PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) shares were sold by Von Chong Jesus.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 58 investors sold DIS shares while 690 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 508 raised stakes. 896.07 million shares or 0.31% less from 898.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Orrstown Financial Ser Inc holds 1.15% or 9,300 shares. Cls Investments Ltd Co holds 83 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Impax Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability accumulated 203,615 shares or 1.26% of the stock. Van Eck Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 326,175 shares. Evergreen Capital Mngmt Limited Company accumulated 0.25% or 22,554 shares. Kemper Corporation Master Retirement owns 22,500 shares for 1.37% of their portfolio. Two Sigma Secs Lc holds 14,744 shares. Renaissance Inv Ltd Com reported 43,212 shares. 205,595 were reported by Reynders Mcveigh Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Riverpark Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 215,603 shares or 3.33% of their US portfolio. Da Davidson & has 0.58% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 256,244 shares. Sumitomo Life Insurance has invested 0.81% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Moreover, Private Asset Mngmt Inc has 1.3% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). First City Cap reported 0.23% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Drw Lc has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Disney: Updated Look At The Studio Division” on May 23, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Disney (DIS) option implied volatility low into domestic opening weekend for ‘Solo'” published on May 23, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Bullish Case For Disney” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Thestreet.com and their article: “Disney Is Facing a Brutal Reality” published on May 08, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Disney Earnings: What to Watch For” with publication date: May 08, 2018.

Among 39 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 156 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, December 15. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 14 by Guggenheim. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, September 5. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by Guggenheim. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $98 target in Friday, August 11 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of DIS in report on Tuesday, October 31 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, February 6. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, May 11 by Wells Fargo. Deutsche Bank maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Monday, August 10 with “Hold” rating. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report.

Ruffer Llp, which manages about $2.46 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 7,773 shares to 476,627 shares, valued at $40.78M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Diana Shipping Inc (NYSE:DSX) by 200,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 303,887 shares, and cut its stake in Lamb Weston Hldgs Inc.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $194,780 activity.

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