Quantres Asset Management LTD Has Upped By $355,500 Its Western Digital (WDC) Stake; American River Bankshares Has 1.17 Sentiment

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American River Bankshares (AMRB) investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.13, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 14 investment managers increased or started new equity positions, while 12 decreased and sold holdings in American River Bankshares. The investment managers in our database reported: 3.12 million shares, down from 3.22 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding American River Bankshares in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 6 Increased: 11 New Position: 3.

Quantres Asset Management Ltd increased Western Digital Corp (WDC) stake by 102.27% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Quantres Asset Management Ltd acquired 4,500 shares as Western Digital Corp (WDC)’s stock rose 14.25%. The Quantres Asset Management Ltd holds 8,900 shares with $708,000 value, up from 4,400 last quarter. Western Digital Corp now has $26.67 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.20% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $89.63. About 1.65 million shares traded. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 17.32% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.77% the S&P500.

Quantres Asset Management Ltd decreased Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX) stake by 14,700 shares to 2,100 valued at $315,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) stake by 44,100 shares and now owns 17,100 shares. Mattel Inc (NASDAQ:MAT) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 68 investors sold WDC shares while 219 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 243.21 million shares or 1.21% more from 240.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ironwood Ltd reported 203 shares. Shaker Investments Limited Liability Company Oh stated it has 6,300 shares or 0.33% of all its holdings. Lourd Capital Llc holds 2,935 shares. Amer Century Incorporated holds 0.02% or 201,447 shares in its portfolio. Of Vermont holds 420 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corp stated it has 177,587 shares. Rampart Investment Lc holds 0.12% or 3,945 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.15% or 155,062 shares in its portfolio. Freestone Holdg Llc holds 0.05% or 9,270 shares in its portfolio. Symphony Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.07% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). First Midwest Comml Bank Trust Division has 33,086 shares for 0.33% of their portfolio. New York-based M&T National Bank & Trust has invested 0.01% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Trustmark Bank & Trust Department holds 0.77% or 87,777 shares in its portfolio. Riverhead Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.26% or 77,647 shares.

Among 36 analysts covering Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Western Digital has $140 highest and $39 lowest target. $105.97’s average target is 18.23% above currents $89.63 stock price. Western Digital had 164 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of WDC in report on Tuesday, June 27 with “Buy” rating. Bank of America upgraded the shares of WDC in report on Thursday, October 27 to “Neutral” rating. FBN Securities maintained Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) on Tuesday, June 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 2 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was upgraded by Longbow on Tuesday, September 13 to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Maxim Group. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral” on Monday, June 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 8 by Mizuho. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, October 5. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, May 24.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 insider sales for $24.09 million activity. MILLIGAN STEPHEN D had sold 53,264 shares worth $5.33M. LONG MARK P also sold $376,037 worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) on Monday, February 5. $1.66M worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) shares were sold by RAY MICHAEL CHARLES. Sivaram Srinivasan sold $942,109 worth of stock.

Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc holds 1.05% of its portfolio in American River Bankshares for 260,829 shares. Maltese Capital Management Llc owns 505,354 shares or 0.58% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. has 0.45% invested in the company for 635,735 shares. The New York-based Firefly Value Partners Lp has invested 0.35% in the stock. Banc Funds Co Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 352,419 shares.

The stock increased 1.17% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $15.5. About 83 shares traded. American River Bankshares (AMRB) has risen 0.23% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.32% the S&P500.

American River Bankshares operates as the holding firm for American River Bank that provides commercial banking services and products to small to mid-sized businesses in California. The company has market cap of $93.82 million. The firm accepts checking and savings deposits, money market deposit accounts, and certificates of deposits. It has a 31 P/E ratio. It also provides secured and unsecured commercial, secured real estate, and other installment and term loans, as well as other customary banking services.

Analysts await American River Bankshares (NASDAQ:AMRB) to report earnings on April, 19. They expect $0.23 EPS, up 27.78% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.18 per share. AMRB’s profit will be $1.39M for 16.85 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual EPS reported by American River Bankshares for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.05% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 1 insider sale for $51,223 activity.

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