August 11, 2018 – By Ronnie Lemelle
Ironsides Asset Advisors Llc increased its stake in Vodafone Group Plc New (VOD) by 215.41% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ironsides Asset Advisors Llc bought 24,725 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.20% with the market. The institutional investor held 36,203 shares of the Telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.01 million, up from 11,478 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ironsides Asset Advisors Llc who had been investing in Vodafone Group Plc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $64.98 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.19% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $23.7. About 5.16 million shares traded or 18.68% up from the average. Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has declined 12.54% since August 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.11% the S&P500. Some Historical VOD News: 09/05/2018 – Vodafone-LIBERTY DEAL, IF IT IS TO RECEIVE ANTI-TRUST APPROVAL, WOULD REQUIRE STRICT CONDITIONS – TELEFONICA DEUTSCHLAND; 09/05/2018 – Vodafone GROUP PLC VOD.L – Vodafone ANTICIPATES THAT COMPLETION WILL TAKE PLACE AROUND MIDDLE OF CALENDAR 2019; 09/05/2018 – Vodafone Group to Buy Liberty Assets in Germany, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic; 09/05/2018 – Champions league Colao takes Vodafone […]; 09/05/2018 – Vodafone strikes €18.4bn takeover Liberty Global assets; 09/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Vodafone to expand in Europe with $21.8 bn Liberty assets purchase; 28/05/2018 – Hindu Bus Line: Vodafone may get an indirect stake in Idea payments bank; 15/04/2018 – Economic Times: DoT awaits FDI clearance for Idea to approve merger with Vodafone; 14/05/2018 – Fitch: Telco M&A Convergence Driven, lncumbent Tie-Ups Unlikely; 22/03/2018 – Vodafone: Merged Company is Vodafone India and Idea cellular
Bloombergsen Inc decreased its stake in Pra Group Inc (PRAA) by 0.66% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bloombergsen Inc sold 15,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.62% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 2.35 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $89.33M, down from 2.37 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bloombergsen Inc who had been investing in Pra Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $37.35. About 242,294 shares traded. PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) has risen 11.20% since August 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.37% the S&P500. Some Historical PRAA News: 26/04/2018 – PRA warns insurers over lending standards of equity release mortgages; 20/04/2018 – BARCLAYS PLC BARC.L – FCA PRA ALLEGING STALEY LACKS FITNESS AND PROPRIETY TO CONTINUE TO PERFORM HIS ROLE AS GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER; 28/03/2018 – PRA eases Brexit subsidiary requirement for EEA carriers; 15/05/2018 – RBS – IF SCHEME IS APPROVED AT HEARING, EXPECTED EFFECTIVE DATE TO BE AUG 13 OR LATER DATE WHICH NATWEST BANK, NATWEST MARKETS MAY AGREE WITH PRA, FCA; 23/04/2018 – DJ PRA Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PRAA); 09/04/2018 – PRA PUBLISHES 2018-2019 BUSINESS PLAN; 09/04/2018 – PRA SAYS BREXIT COULD PUT GREATER DEMANDS ON SUPERVISION; 03/05/2018 – PRA Named Clinical Research Company of the Year and Makes the Forbes 2018 America’s Best Large Employers List; 11/05/2018 – FCA, PRA: Mr Staley Breached Standard of Care for CEO; 20/04/2018 – Barclays PLC: FCA and PRA Conclude Investigations Into CEO Over Whistleblower
Ironsides Asset Advisors Llc, which manages about $457.28M and $260.89M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Whitehall Fds Inc (VYM) by 8,747 shares to 178,511 shares, valued at $14.73M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Wisdomtree Tr (EXT) by 18,550 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 26,450 shares, and cut its stake in Wisdomtree Tr (DLS).
Among 11 analysts covering Vodafone Group PLC (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Vodafone Group PLC (ADR) had 20 analyst reports since October 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 4 by Citigroup. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of VOD in report on Tuesday, January 10 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Wednesday, May 16. The company was downgraded on Monday, June 13 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 13 by Argus Research. BNP Paribas downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 21 report. The stock of Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 17 by Raymond James. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 20 by Argus Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Bank of America. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, December 8.
More recent Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 Smart-Home Stocks to Buy for the IOT Boom” on August 10, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) CEO Vittorio Colao on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on July 26, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Your 52 Top Yield, Upside, And Net Gain Nasdaq Stocks For July” with publication date: July 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.
Since May 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $1.75 million activity. Shares for $150,906 were sold by White Laura.
Among 7 analysts covering Portfolio Recovery Associates (NASDAQ:PRAA), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Portfolio Recovery Associates had 18 analyst reports since October 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, January 8. Janney Capital downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, October 4 report. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. JMP Securities downgraded the shares of PRAA in report on Friday, February 26 to “Mkt Perform” rating. As per Tuesday, November 8, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by Janney Capital on Thursday, November 9 to “Neutral”. On Tuesday, June 7 the stock rating was initiated by First Analysis with “Overweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.
More news for PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “This Surprising Trend Could Make PRA Group’s Future Bright” on August 08, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s article titled: “Herndon company acquiring government software business” and published on August 06, 2018 is yet another important article.
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