July 13, 2018 – By Ashley Bratcher
Fang Zheng increased its stake in China Lodging Group Ltd (HTHT) by 57.73% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Keywise Capital Management Ltd bought 11,200 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.11% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Fang Zheng held 30,600 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $4.03M, up from 19,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Keywise Capital Management Ltd who had been investing in China Lodging Group Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.07B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.53% or $0.645 during the last trading session, reaching $41.425. About 508,165 shares traded. Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) has risen 122.95% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 110.38% the S&P500.
Haverford Financial Services Inc increased its stake in U S Bancorp (USB) by 101.99% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Haverford Financial Services Inc bought 72,233 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.49% with the market. The institutional investor held 143,059 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $7.22 million, up from 70,826 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Haverford Financial Services Inc who had been investing in U S Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $83.85 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $51.05. About 4.30 million shares traded. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has declined 2.38% since July 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.95% the S&P500.
Among 33 analysts covering U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. U.S. Bancorp had 96 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill maintained U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Wednesday, April 18 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, January 8 by Jefferies. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. JP Morgan maintained the shares of USB in report on Wednesday, November 1 with “Neutral” rating. As per Friday, May 11, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of USB in report on Monday, November 14 to “Underweight” rating. The stock of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, April 4. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $55 target in Thursday, October 19 report. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, April 5 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.09, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 67 investors sold USB shares while 470 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 370 raised stakes. 1.17 billion shares or 1.27% less from 1.18 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Wisconsin-based Madison Hldgs has invested 1.8% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Mitchell Mcleod Pugh Williams Inc holds 21,450 shares. Umb Financial Bank N A Mo has 0.25% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Nordea Inv Management Ab reported 277,418 shares. Alphamark Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation invested 1.03% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Signalpoint Asset Mgmt Lc owns 30,573 shares or 0.74% of their US portfolio. Fincl Services holds 0.73% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 28,025 shares. Parsons Cap Mgmt Ri invested 0.41% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Oarsman reported 9,710 shares. Cullinan Associate holds 0.78% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 203,162 shares. Renaissance Ltd Liability holds 0.05% or 840,700 shares. Moreover, M&R Cap Mgmt Inc has 0.24% invested in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) for 20,707 shares. National Bank Of The West holds 0.04% or 6,587 shares in its portfolio. Cortland Advisers Ltd Liability Com owns 1.04M shares. Blackrock accumulated 109.46 million shares.
Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $9.81 million activity. von Gillern Jeffry H. had sold 13,641 shares worth $750,528 on Friday, February 23. Parker P.W. had sold 98,485 shares worth $5.51M on Tuesday, February 20. Kelligrew James B had sold 20,000 shares worth $1.10 million on Friday, February 23. Elmore John R. also sold $1.10M worth of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) shares.
Keywise Capital Management Ltd, which manages about $1.77B and $324.35 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Baozun Inc by 89,000 shares to 113,500 shares, valued at $5.21 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.
More recent Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Jenny Zhang Appointed as Advisory Board Member (censeur) of AccorHotels’ Board of Directors” on July 05, 2018. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “Aggressive Investors Only: Buy This Stock for Quick Double-Digit Returns” on June 15, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Huazhu Group Limited, A Top Buy” with publication date: July 12, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Among 10 analysts covering China Lodging (NASDAQ:HTHT), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. China Lodging had 19 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) earned “Buy” rating by TH Capital on Monday, November 9. The stock of Huazhu Group Limited (NASDAQ:HTHT) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, October 14. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, November 11 to “Hold”. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $53 target in Friday, June 1 report. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital on Wednesday, August 17 with “Buy”. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Thursday, August 20. As per Wednesday, August 19, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. The company was upgraded on Thursday, October 8 by Goldman Sachs.
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