Washington Trust Bank Has Upped Deere & Co (DE) Holding By $1.33 Million; BURFORD CAPITAL LTD. ORDINARY SHARES GU (BRFRF) Shorts Up By 112.99%

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BURFORD CAPITAL LTD. ORDINARY SHARES GU (OTCMKTS:BRFRF) had an increase of 112.99% in short interest. BRFRF’s SI was 255,800 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 112.99% from 120,100 shares previously. With 3,200 avg volume, 80 days are for BURFORD CAPITAL LTD. ORDINARY SHARES GU (OTCMKTS:BRFRF)’s short sellers to cover BRFRF’s short positions. The SI to BURFORD CAPITAL LTD. ORDINARY SHARES GU’s float is 0.12%. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.0113 during the last trading session, reaching $19.2387. About 515 shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. Burford Capital Limited (OTCMKTS:BRFRF) has 0.00% since July 1, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Washington Trust Bank increased Deere & Co (DE) stake by 31.07% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Washington Trust Bank acquired 8,612 shares as Deere & Co (DE)’s stock declined 5.05%. The Washington Trust Bank holds 36,326 shares with $5.64M value, up from 27,714 last quarter. Deere & Co now has $45.34B valuation. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $139.8. About 1.92M shares traded. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 29.87% since July 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.30% the S&P500. Some Historical DE News: 18/05/2018 – DEERE & CO – DEERE’S WORLDWIDE SALES OF AGRICULTURE AND TURF EQUIPMENT ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE BY ABOUT 14 PERCENT FOR FISCAL-YEAR 2018; 18/05/2018 – DEERE & CO – QTRLY AGRICULTURE & TURF SALES ROSE 22 PERCENT; 18/05/2018 – DEERE SAYS WIRTGEN’S CURRENT ORDER BOOK “VERY STRONG”, WIRTGEN WILL CONTRIBUTE $100 MLN IN OPERATING PROFIT IN FISCAL YEAR 2018; 20/03/2018 – DEERE CEO: AGRICUTURE FUNDAMENTALS BETTER THAN 12 MONTHS AGO; 08/05/2018 – TTM Technologies, Inc. earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier” and Supplier of the Year; 30/05/2018 – DEERE & CO. RAISES DIV; 28/03/2018 – The tariff-plagued Deere is a long-term play, argues @JimCramer; 18/05/2018 – Deere & Co. 2Q Net $1.2B; 18/05/2018 – Deere & Co. 2Q Adj EPS $3.14; 18/05/2018 – DEERE SAYS RETAIL ORDER BOOK FOR AG `VERY FULL, REALLY STRONG’

Burford Capital Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides investment capital, investment management, financing, and risk solutions with a focus on the litigation and arbitration sector in the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Germany, and Brazil. The company has market cap of $4.02 billion. The firm provides commercial litigation finance, portfolio and complex financing, risk management, international arbitration, insolvency and bankruptcy, competition and antitrust, intellectual property, judgment enforcement, and post-settlement and monetization solutions. It has a 16.1 P/E ratio. It serves lawyers and clients.

Washington Trust Bank decreased Ishares Trust (EMB) stake by 19,197 shares to 213 valued at $24,000 in 2018Q1. It also reduced Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT) stake by 1,298 shares and now owns 280 shares. Us Bancorp (NYSE:USB) was reduced too.

More recent Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Recent Analysis Shows CIT Group, Zoetis, Deere, Hecla Mining, iRobot, and First BanCorp Market Influences …” on June 26, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Three Industries Already Using Self-Driving Vehicles” on June 06, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Deere sues AGCO over patent infringement” with publication date: June 20, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 16 analysts covering Deere (NYSE:DE), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Deere has $231 highest and $160.0 lowest target. $182.43’s average target is 30.49% above currents $139.8 stock price. Deere had 26 analyst reports since January 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of DE in report on Tuesday, January 9 to “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 19 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, May 7 by Evercore. The company was upgraded on Thursday, May 24 by UBS. Bank of America upgraded the shares of DE in report on Thursday, May 3 to “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 5 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 23 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the shares of DE in report on Wednesday, January 10 to “Outperform” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of DE in report on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.16, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 62 investors sold DE shares while 364 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 283 raised stakes. 210.24 million shares or 0.17% more from 209.89 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Mutual Of America Llc invested in 41,462 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Hall Laurie J Trustee reported 100 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Freestone Capital Hldg Lc holds 12,040 shares. Kentucky Retirement System Trust Fund accumulated 7,413 shares. Hudock Capital Gp Lc accumulated 40 shares. Leavell Inv Mngmt owns 0.13% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 7,178 shares. Principal Gp owns 1.12M shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Highbridge Capital Mgmt Llc holds 0.02% or 6,700 shares in its portfolio. Ancora Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has 2,202 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Asset Mgmt One reported 461,261 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Elm Advisors Ltd holds 0.38% or 3,172 shares in its portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 798,167 shares. Old National Comml Bank In has invested 0.08% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). First Interstate Savings Bank has 0.29% invested in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) for 8,273 shares. Blair William Com Il holds 22,810 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $62.79 million activity. 22,095 Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) shares with value of $3.76 million were sold by Field James M.. On Friday, February 23 Gilles Jean H sold $2.52 million worth of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) or 15,083 shares. $3.46 million worth of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) shares were sold by Jones Mary K.W.. ALLEN SAMUEL R had sold 269,353 shares worth $44.13M. $1.90 million worth of stock was sold by Guinn Max A on Tuesday, January 16.

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