Wintrust Finl (WTFC) Stake Has Raised by Koch Industries Inc; Winslow Asset Management Has Trimmed Holding in Fossil Group (FOSL) as Market Value Rose

April 26, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Winslow Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Fossil Group (FOSL) by 15.25% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Winslow Asset Management Inc sold 62,173 shares as the company’s stock rose 67.97% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 345,480 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.68 million, down from 407,653 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Winslow Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Fossil Group for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $689.79 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $14.18. About 2.38M shares traded. Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) has declined 25.27% since April 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.82% the S&P500.

Koch Industries Inc increased its stake in Wintrust Finl Corp (WTFC) by 114.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Koch Industries Inc bought 3,993 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.68% with the market. The institutional investor held 7,489 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $617,000, up from 3,496 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Koch Industries Inc who had been investing in Wintrust Finl Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.18B market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $92.11. About 352,920 shares traded. Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has risen 23.71% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.38, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 14 investors sold WTFC shares while 92 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 49.58 million shares or 1.16% less from 50.16 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Castleark Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 0.01% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Westwood Hldg Gru holds 752,218 shares. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh holds 2,432 shares. 12,133 were accumulated by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans. Hightower Advsr has 18,588 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 0% or 8,600 shares. Susquehanna Int Limited Liability Partnership holds 0% or 3,843 shares. Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 263,786 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Renaissance Technologies Limited Co stated it has 0.01% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Congress Asset Mgmt Communications Ma, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 34,375 shares. Quantitative Inv Mngmt Llc stated it has 30,800 shares. First Midwest Retail Bank Division invested in 0.26% or 24,952 shares. Comerica National Bank & Trust invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). 130,276 were accumulated by Rhumbline Advisers. Paloma holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 24,919 shares.

Koch Industries Inc, which manages about $684.18M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 5,654 shares to 4,590 shares, valued at $393,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) by 14,300 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,573 shares, and cut its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO).

Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 selling transactions for $4.35 million activity. $1.53M worth of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) was sold by MURPHY RICHARD B on Monday, January 29. 14,173 shares valued at $1.24M were sold by WEHMER EDWARD J on Monday, January 29. Another trade for 330 shares valued at $29,895 was bought by SWEENEY GARY D. STOEHR DAVID L also sold $461,424 worth of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) on Monday, January 29.

Among 13 analysts covering Wintrust Financial (NASDAQ:WTFC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Wintrust Financial had 50 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, September 7. Jefferies maintained Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) on Friday, June 9 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, October 3. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, September 25 with “Buy”. Sandler O’Neill maintained the shares of WTFC in report on Tuesday, January 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, September 15 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, February 26 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, September 1.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $5.68 million activity.

Analysts await Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $-1.05 earnings per share, down 200.00% or $0.70 from last year’s $-0.35 per share. After $0.64 actual earnings per share reported by Fossil Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -264.06% negative EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering Fossil (NASDAQ:FOSL), 3 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. Fossil had 56 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $70 target in Friday, August 7 report. Buckingham Research maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $9 target in Wednesday, August 9 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, February 14 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, November 21 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, August 10. As per Wednesday, February 1, the company rating was downgraded by Evercore. The company was initiated on Wednesday, September 30 by Mizuho. As per Thursday, August 20, the company rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, November 13. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 4.

Winslow Asset Management Inc, which manages about $695.38 million and $543.32M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Svb Finl Group Com (NASDAQ:SIVB) by 2,830 shares to 51,082 shares, valued at $11.94M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 1.22 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 26 investors sold FOSL shares while 41 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 47.10 million shares or 6.85% more from 44.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL). Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 90,795 shares or 0% of the stock. Pnc Financial Svcs Group accumulated 510 shares. Wellington Gru Ltd Liability Partnership owns 195,270 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Vanguard Grp Inc stated it has 3.97M shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL). 79,651 are owned by Hutchin Hill Cap Limited Partnership. California State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 0% invested in Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) for 88,455 shares. Quantitative Investment Ltd Co reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOSL). Schroder Mngmt Group Inc has 5,000 shares. Landscape Mngmt holds 0.01% or 15,098 shares. South Dakota Inv Council holds 0% or 24,600 shares in its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 29,195 shares. 134,193 are owned by Guggenheim Lc. Hbk Limited Partnership accumulated 22,000 shares.

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