Leavell Investment Management Has Raised Its Nvr Com (NVR) Stake by $342,480 as Shares Rose; Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Shareholder Pillar Pacific Capital Management Has Lifted Its Stake by $3.24 Million as Market Value Rose

February 16, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Leavell Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Nvr Inc Com (NVR) by 48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Leavell Investment Management Inc bought 120 shares as the company’s stock rose 22.66% with the market. The institutional investor held 370 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.06 million, up from 250 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Leavell Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Nvr Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.36 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.56% or $16.99 during the last trading session, reaching $3077. About 67,765 shares traded or 96.40% up from the average. NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) has risen 38.86% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.16% the S&P500.

Pillar Pacific Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI) by 185.38% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pillar Pacific Capital Management Llc bought 50,610 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.27% with the market. The institutional investor held 77,910 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.03 million, up from 27,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pillar Pacific Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Activision Blizzard Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $54.43B market cap company. The stock increased 3.36% or $2.34 during the last trading session, reaching $71.99. About 6.18M shares traded or 0.31% up from the average. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has risen 47.83% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.13% the S&P500.

Among 30 analysts covering Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Activision Blizzard has $86.0 highest and $29.51 lowest target. $63.82’s average target is -11.35% below currents $71.99 stock price. Activision Blizzard had 130 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 4 by UBS. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, February 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 7 by Benchmark. The stock has “Buy” rating by M Partners on Wednesday, August 5. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) rating on Monday, July 10. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $6600 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ATVI in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, July 24. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, June 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Monday, November 7.

Pillar Pacific Capital Management Llc, which manages about $683.62M and $777.04M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 17,808 shares to 28,575 shares, valued at $1.81 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Raytheon Company New (NYSE:RTN) by 1,668 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 54,764 shares, and cut its stake in Continental Res Inc Okla Com (NYSE:CLR).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 37 investors sold ATVI shares while 205 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. 639.82 million shares or 0.01% less from 639.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Da Davidson holds 10,806 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al holds 0.34% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) or 433,800 shares. 202,900 are owned by Bridgeway Cap Mgmt. Highstreet Asset Inc stated it has 11,282 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Thompson Davis And stated it has 3,379 shares. Moreover, Farmers Trust Co has 0.14% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 6,479 shares. Fisher Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). New York-based Atika Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 1.46% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Insight Cap & Mngmt reported 47,700 shares. Private Advisor Group Limited Liability has 0.03% invested in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) for 21,328 shares. Adage Group Inc Ltd has invested 0.22% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI). Fmr Lc reported 99.28M shares. Tiaa Cref Mgmt holds 0.21% in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) or 4.88 million shares. Bridgewater Associates Lp reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.39, from 1.57 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 20 investors sold NVR shares while 113 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 2.85 million shares or 2.57% less from 2.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 734 were accumulated by Riverhead Cap Management Limited Liability Company. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.02% or 1,360 shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Company owns 421 shares. Highstreet Asset Mgmt Inc reported 80 shares. Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.03% invested in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR). Strs Ohio holds 0% of its portfolio in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) for 46 shares. Cornerstone Management Holdings Limited Com has invested 0.17% of its portfolio in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR). Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 900 shares. Financial Bank Of America De owns 16,885 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Keybank Natl Association Oh owns 157 shares. 2,222 are owned by Bokf Na. Brandywine Global Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 3,285 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Pacad Inv Limited invested in 200 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Picton Mahoney Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.76% of its portfolio in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR). Bancorp Of Montreal Can reported 451 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 7 analysts covering NVR (NYSE:NVR), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. NVR had 13 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Thursday, September 29 by Wells Fargo. M Partners maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, July 22 report. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Hold”. On Monday, December 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”. Zelman downgraded NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) on Monday, May 29 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, December 15. The stock of NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 20.

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