Quantres Asset Management LTD Has Decreased Coty (COTY) Stake By $440,800; Main Street Restaurant Group (MAIN) Has 1.05 Sentiment

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Quantres Asset Management Ltd decreased Coty Inc (COTY) stake by 41.65% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Quantres Asset Management Ltd sold 23,200 shares as Coty Inc (COTY)’s stock declined 8.23%. The Quantres Asset Management Ltd holds 32,500 shares with $646,000 value, down from 55,700 last quarter. Coty Inc now has $13.72B valuation. The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $18.29. About 3.65M shares traded. Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) has risen 0.16% since April 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.39% the S&P500.

Main Street Restaurant Group Inc (MAIN) investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.28, from 1.33 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 59 active investment managers opened new and increased stock positions, while 56 sold and decreased holdings in Main Street Restaurant Group Inc. The active investment managers in our database reported: 13.85 million shares, down from 14.20 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Main Street Restaurant Group Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 4 to 4 for the same number . Sold All: 11 Reduced: 45 Increased: 45 New Position: 14.

Analysts await Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) to report earnings on May, 9. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, down 20.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.15 per share. COTY’s profit will be $89.98M for 38.10 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.32 actual earnings per share reported by Coty Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -62.50% negative EPS growth.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 selling transactions for $84.48 million activity. JAB Cosmetics B.V. bought $84.48M worth of stock or 4.10 million shares.

Among 16 analysts covering Coty (NYSE:COTY), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Coty has $33 highest and $16 lowest target. $20.56’s average target is 12.41% above currents $18.29 stock price. Coty had 53 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. B. Riley & Co upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, September 29 report. The stock of Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 17. The stock of Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 23. Citigroup upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $21.0 target in Tuesday, December 12 report. Citigroup maintained Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) rating on Thursday, February 4. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $26 target. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Sell” rating and $22 target in Friday, August 14 report. BMO Capital Markets initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $24 target in Friday, December 16 report. The company was maintained on Monday, October 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 14 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.22, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 29 investors sold COTY shares while 112 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 499.23 million shares or 2.30% less from 510.97 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Td Asset Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY). Msd Prtn Ltd Partnership invested in 7.14M shares or 7.37% of the stock. Asset Mngmt One Ltd holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) for 744,402 shares. Wellington Management Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.2% or 44.61M shares. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) accumulated 65,000 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Principal Fincl Gru stated it has 698,589 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Malaga Cove Capital Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 1.34% of its portfolio in Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY). Nordea Inv Management, a Sweden-based fund reported 18,177 shares. Fjarde Ap reported 121,059 shares. Comerica National Bank & Trust stated it has 110,957 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Kentucky Retirement Systems Ins Tru Fund has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY). State Treasurer State Of Michigan stated it has 0.02% in Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY). Regent Inv Management Ltd Liability Company reported 33,613 shares. Hsbc Holdings Plc owns 0.01% invested in Coty Inc. (NYSE:COTY) for 285,804 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv holds 40,680 shares.

Quantres Asset Management Ltd increased Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) stake by 10,400 shares to 14,400 valued at $929,000 in 2017Q4. It also upped Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) stake by 16,700 shares and now owns 21,800 shares. Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) was raised too.

The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $37.3. About 294,341 shares traded. Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) has risen 0.58% since April 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.97% the S&P500.

Muzinich & Co. Inc. holds 9.77% of its portfolio in Main Street Capital Corporation for 1.90 million shares. Greenwich Investment Management Inc. owns 108,243 shares or 6.16% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Texan Capital Management has 3.48% invested in the company for 134,911 shares. The New York-based Silver Capital Management Llc has invested 3.12% in the stock. Mcgowan Group Asset Management Inc., a Texas-based fund reported 421,744 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 25% of Main Street Capital’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Main Street Capital, 1 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. MAIN was included in 4 notes of analysts from December 13, 2016. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, December 13 by National Securities. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, February 27 by Raymond James. Robert W. Baird downgraded Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) rating on Monday, January 9. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $37.0 target. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital on Friday, January 20 to “Mkt Perform”.

Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development firm specializing in long- term equity and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The company has market cap of $2.19 billion. The firm focuses on investments in, subordinated loans, private equity, venture debt, mezzanine investments, mature, mid venture, industry consolidation, later stage, late venture, emerging growth, management buyouts, change of control transactions, ownership transitions, recapitalizations, strategic acquisitions, refinancing, business expansion capital, growth financings, family estate planning, and other growth initiatives primarily for later stage businesses. It has a 12.39 P/E ratio. It invests in consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, healthcare, industrials, information technology, materials, telecommunication services, and utilities sectors.

Analysts await Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 7.14% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.56 per share. MAIN’s profit will be $35.26 million for 15.54 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual EPS reported by Main Street Capital Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.25% negative EPS growth.

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