Republic First Bancorp (FRBK) Position Lifted by Gruss & Co Inc; Omega Healthcare Invs (OHI) Share Value Declined While Barry Investment Advisors Has Lowered Holding

May 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Gruss & Co Inc increased its stake in Republic First Bancorp Inc (FRBK) by 40.01% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gruss & Co Inc bought 100,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 349,916 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.96M, up from 249,916 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gruss & Co Inc who had been investing in Republic First Bancorp Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $531.67 million market cap company. The stock decreased 2.69% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $9.05. About 39,780 shares traded. Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) has risen 5.70% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.85% the S&P500.

Barry Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Omega Healthcare Invs Inc (OHI) by 54.33% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barry Investment Advisors Llc sold 186,585 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.90% with the market. The institutional investor held 156,866 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.32M, down from 343,451 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Barry Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Omega Healthcare Invs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.89B market cap company. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $28.39. About 274,385 shares traded. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) has declined 18.67% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.22% the S&P500.

Analysts await Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, down 16.09% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.87 per share. OHI’s profit will be $151.37M for 9.72 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.78 actual earnings per share reported by Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.41% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.59, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 57 investors sold OHI shares while 116 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 141.70 million shares or 6.90% more from 132.55 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Guggenheim Limited reported 180,139 shares stake. Cambridge Inv Research accumulated 65,689 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Virginia Retirement Et Al invested in 71,151 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Tennessee-based Delta Asset Limited Company Tn has invested 0% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Principal Fincl invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Allsquare Wealth Mngmt Limited Com holds 0.09% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) or 4,300 shares. Rench Wealth Management holds 79,786 shares or 1.43% of its portfolio. Cohen Steers Inc reported 5.94 million shares. Focused Wealth Management holds 160 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Susquehanna Group Llp reported 0% of its portfolio in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI). Todd Asset Ltd Liability reported 36,047 shares. Johnson Fin Grp Inc Inc accumulated 900 shares or 0% of the stock. Ameriprise Financial accumulated 0.01% or 1.01 million shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 16,053 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas has invested 0.01% in Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI).

Among 11 analysts covering Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Omega Healthcare Investors had 31 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Hilliard Lyons upgraded the shares of OHI in report on Wednesday, November 4 to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, August 25 the stock rating was initiated by BTIG Research with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, January 22 with “Hold”. On Tuesday, February 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, May 16. On Thursday, February 11 the stock rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to “Outperform”. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $39 target in Tuesday, November 3 report. The stock of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, May 7. The stock of Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 15 by SunTrust.

More notable recent Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Omega Healthcare Investors: The Worm Has Turned” on May 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Omega Healthcare Investors: A Risky Space To Park Capital” published on April 27, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Omega Healthcare Investors’ (OHI) CEO Taylor Pickett on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Omega Still A DUCK, But Q1 Results Give Hope To The Bulls” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Jefferies Upgrades Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) to Hold Citing an Improving Outlook” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

More recent Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Republic First Bancorp, Inc. Reports First Quarter Financial Results – Assets Increase 26% and Deposits Grow 23%” on April 23, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Republic Bank Hires Regional Vice President for Bucks County Market” on May 01, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Philip Morris International Is A Value Trap – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/8/18)” with publication date: May 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since February 23, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $8,425 activity.

Gruss & Co Inc, which manages about $102.26 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 3,450 shares to 13,150 shares, valued at $15.38 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 5 investors sold FRBK shares while 23 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 19 raised stakes. 30.47 million shares or 0.35% more from 30.37 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Vanguard Gp accumulated 0% or 2.14 million shares. Prentiss Smith holds 17,000 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Millennium Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK). Bancshares Of America Corporation De accumulated 24,049 shares. Invesco reported 0% of its portfolio in Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK). Royal Bankshares Of Canada accumulated 0% or 5,750 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc holds 0% or 34,550 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership stated it has 517,018 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Limited holds 0% in Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) or 121,847 shares. Amer Grp Inc invested in 0% or 32,824 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas accumulated 0% or 15,596 shares. Moreover, Massmutual Comm Fsb Adv has 0% invested in Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) for 480 shares. 68,711 were accumulated by First L P. Wells Fargo Com Mn reported 83,593 shares stake. Legal General Public Limited reported 11,897 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Republic First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FRBK), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Republic First Bancorp had 10 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, August 20 by KBW. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, January 3 with “Hold”. Bruyette & Woods” initiated Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) on Thursday, August 20 with “Mkt Perform” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, January 24. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, October 3. The stock of Republic First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRBK) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 26 by Sandler O’Neill.

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