Franklin Street Advisors Increased By $1.85 Million Its Core Labs (CLB) Position; Civitas Solutions (CIVI) Shorts Increased By 10.72%

Franklin Street Advisors Inc increased Core Labs (CLB) stake by 32.84% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Franklin Street Advisors Inc acquired 18,875 shares as Core Labs (CLB)’s stock declined 4.78%. The Franklin Street Advisors Inc holds 76,345 shares with $7.54 million value, up from 57,470 last quarter. Core Labs now has $5.12B valuation. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $115.91. About 466,673 shares traded. Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) has declined 5.82% since January 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.52% the S&P500.

Civitas Solutions Incorporated (NYSE:CIVI) had an increase of 10.72% in short interest. CIVI’s SI was 584,800 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 10.72% from 528,200 shares previously. With 33,400 avg volume, 18 days are for Civitas Solutions Incorporated (NYSE:CIVI)’s short sellers to cover CIVI’s short positions. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $18. About 16,340 shares traded. Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) has declined 21.64% since January 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.34% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering Core Laboratories (NYSE:CLB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Core Laboratories has $155 highest and $80 lowest target. $113.60’s average target is -1.99% below currents $115.91 stock price. Core Laboratories had 50 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, September 30 by Sterne Agee CRT. The rating was upgraded by ABN Amro on Wednesday, October 25 to “Buy”. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by UBS on Tuesday, December 13 with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, March 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) rating on Monday, August 7. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $125 target. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, October 26 by Cowen & Co. Credit Suisse initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $115 target in Thursday, September 1 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, May 16.

Franklin Street Advisors Inc decreased Apple Inc Com (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 16,948 shares to 178,090 valued at $27.45 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:RY) stake by 35,189 shares and now owns 67,272 shares. Flowers Foods Inc (NYSE:FLO) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 45 investors sold CLB shares while 99 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 49.25 million shares or 6.07% more from 46.43 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Energ Opportunities Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp, a Texas-based fund reported 48,563 shares. Stephens Mgmt Grp Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.54% of its portfolio in Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB). 2,456 are owned by Suntrust Banks. Ubs Asset Americas Inc invested in 0.01% or 138,265 shares. Proshare Llc has 6,402 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Vanguard Grp has invested 0.02% in Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB). 12,883 were reported by Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland). Capital Invsts holds 0.05% or 413,982 shares. Keybank Association Oh, a Ohio-based fund reported 8,459 shares. Qs Limited Liability owns 13 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Huntington Comml Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) for 55 shares. Bb&T Securities Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% in Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB). Massachusetts Fin Services Communication Ma holds 1.44M shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Kingfisher Capital Ltd Liability has 0.78% invested in Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) for 11,972 shares. Sentinel Asset Mngmt holds 40,000 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio.

Among 6 analysts covering Civitas Solutions (NYSE:CIVI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Civitas Solutions had 16 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 11 by Raymond James. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. On Wednesday, September 16 the stock rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $27.0 target in Tuesday, December 12 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, January 6 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, October 27. The stock of Civitas Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:CIVI) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Raymond James. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, November 19 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, December 20.