Eam Investors Has Increased Its Zafgen (ZFGN) Holding by $467,445; Bowling Portfolio Management Increased Position in Verizon Communications (VZ) by $1.22 Million as Stock Value Rose

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Eam Investors Llc increased its stake in Zafgen Inc. (ZFGN) by 187.69% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eam Investors Llc bought 42,495 shares as the company’s stock declined 46.73% with the market. The institutional investor held 65,136 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $761,000, up from 22,641 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eam Investors Llc who had been investing in Zafgen Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $185.83M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.56% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $5.04. About 174,157 shares traded. Zafgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZFGN) has risen 33.25% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.25% the S&P500. Some Historical ZFGN News: 06/03/2018 Zafgen 4Q Rev $0.00; 30/05/2018 – ZAFGEN, INC. EXPANDS EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH APPOINTMENT OF BRIAN MCVEIGH AS CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER; 28/05/2018 – Zafgen Non-Deal Roadshow Scheduled By JMP for May. 30; 30/05/2018 – Zafgen at Non-Deal Roadshow Hosted By JMP Securities Today; 24/05/2018 – Zafgen Short-Interest Ratio Rises 216% to 12 Days; 06/03/2018 – Zafgen 4Q Loss/Shr 48c; 08/05/2018 – ZAFGEN – EXPECTS THAT ITS CASH, CASH EQUIVALENTS AND MARKETABLE SECURITIES BALANCE WILL BE GREATER THAN $40 MLN AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2018; 01/05/2018 – Zafgen to Host Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2018 Financial Results; 20/04/2018 – DJ Zafgen Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ZFGN); 11/05/2018 – Citadel Advisors Buys New 1.1% Position in Zafgen

Bowling Portfolio Management Llc increased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) by 53.23% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bowling Portfolio Management Llc bought 23,083 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.67% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 66,444 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.55M, up from 43,361 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bowling Portfolio Management Llc who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $238.00 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.96% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $57.6. About 14.26 million shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 15.57% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.57% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 04/05/2018 – VERIZON FILES PRICING TERM SHEET WITH U.S. SEC RELATED TO OFFERING OF $730 MLN 5.32% NOTES DUE 2053 – SEC FILING; 19/04/2018 – VERIZON CLOSES PURCHASE OF MOMENT; 24/04/2018 – Verizon Sees FY Adj EPS Growth in Low Single-Digit Percentage; 23/05/2018 – RYOT Studio Unveils Two New Global Content Programs for Brands; 13/04/2018 – VERIZON’S OATH UNIT GAINED MOVIEPASS STAKE IN MOVIEFONE DEAL; 16/05/2018 – U.S. SENATE VOTES 52-47 TO RETAIN THE 2015 NET NEUTRALITY RULES, SENDING MEASURE TO THE U.S. HOUSE; 18/05/2018 – FCC investigating reports website flaw exposed mobile phone locations; 10/04/2018 – Ransomware still a top cybersecurity threat, warns Verizon 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report; 19/03/2018 – VERIZON: BOOST SO ALL 2.946% NOTES DUE 2022 VALIDLY TENDERED; 15/03/2018 – LogMeln Partners with Verizon to Provide LastPass to Fios and High-Speed Internet Customers

Among 10 analysts covering Zafgen Inc (NASDAQ:ZFGN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Zafgen Inc had 21 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. As per Friday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. SunTrust downgraded the shares of ZFGN in report on Thursday, December 3 to “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 21 to “Outperform”. JMP Securities upgraded the shares of ZFGN in report on Friday, January 6 to “Mkt Outperform” rating. FBR Capital upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $20 target in Thursday, January 21 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, December 3 by Suntrust Robinson. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, December 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co downgraded Zafgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZFGN) on Wednesday, July 20 to “Market Perform” rating.

Eam Investors Llc, which manages about $932.15 million and $672.79 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Everbridge Inc. by 24,055 shares to 70,077 shares, valued at $4.04 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Rapid7 Inc. by 56,195 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 102,016 shares, and cut its stake in Viking Therapeutics Inc..

Another recent and important Zafgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZFGN) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Zafgen Reports Strong Clinical Progress and Updates Outlook for 2018 – GlobeNewswire” on January 05, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.21, from 1.09 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold VZ shares while 569 reduced holdings. 138 funds opened positions while 651 raised stakes. 2.57 billion shares or 0.19% more from 2.56 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Verus Inc invested in 0.15% or 7,716 shares. Nelson Roberts Invest Advisors Ltd Liability invested in 2.27% or 184,793 shares. Trexquant Invest Lp, a Connecticut-based fund reported 105,015 shares. Cibc National Bank Usa has invested 0.15% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Clear Harbor Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 21,428 shares. Guyasuta Inv Inc accumulated 43,057 shares or 0.24% of the stock. Mcf Advsr Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 10,780 shares. City Holding stated it has 76,733 shares or 1.18% of all its holdings. Van Hulzen Asset Mgmt Lc holds 118,890 shares. Franklin Resources Inc holds 0.65% or 24.63 million shares. Masters Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 1.32% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 1.00M shares. Summit Asset Mngmt Llc invested 0.3% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0.25% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Geode Management Ltd Liability reported 0.73% stake. Provise Management Grp Inc Limited Company has invested 0.41% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ).

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “With Valuation Priced In, Morgan Stanley Downgrades Verizon (NYSE:VZ) – Benzinga” on December 12, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: General Electric vs. Verizon – The Motley Fool” published on December 15, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “7 Dow Jones Stocks Set to Charge Higher – Investorplace.com” on January 09, 2019. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Verizon And Its Real Value – Seeking Alpha” published on December 21, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “6 Most Important Things in Business Today – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: December 27, 2018.

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