Iamgold (IAG) Holder Asa Gold & Precious Metals LTD Has Upped Holding by $975,000; Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) Stock Value Declined While Eidelman Virant Capital Lifted Stake by $324,000

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Asa Gold & Precious Metals Ltd increased its stake in Iamgold Corp (IAG) by 92.86% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Asa Gold & Precious Metals Ltd bought 325,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.90% with the market. The institutional investor held 675,000 shares of the precious metals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.48 million, up from 350,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Asa Gold & Precious Metals Ltd who had been investing in Iamgold Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.69B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.76% or $0.065 during the last trading session, reaching $3.635. About 4.40M shares traded. IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) has declined 35.63% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.63% the S&P500. Some Historical IAG News: 03/04/2018 – IAMGOLD Files Final Base Shelf Prospectus; 25/04/2018 – IAMGOLD TO COLLABORATE WITH TRADEWIND TO BOOST UTILITY OF GOLD; 07/05/2018 – IAMGOLD 1Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS 9C, EST. 2C; 10/05/2018 – IAMGOLD Files Nl 43-101 Technical Report for Previously Announced Initial Mineral Resource Estimate for the Monster Lake Project; 07/05/2018 – Iamgold 1Q Rev $314.5M; 08/05/2018 – IAMGOLD SHAREHOLDERS RE-ELECT BOARD OF DIRECTORS; 25/04/2018 – IAMGOLD Changes Date for Announcing First Quarter 2018 Results to May 7th, 2018; 13/04/2018 – Iamgold Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 07/05/2018 – IAMGOLD 1Q EPS 9c; 14/03/2018 IAMGOLD renews preliminary base shelf prospectus

Eidelman Virant Capital increased its stake in Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN) by 18.07% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eidelman Virant Capital bought 12,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 34.04% with the market. The institutional investor held 78,400 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.13M, up from 66,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eidelman Virant Capital who had been investing in Hain Celestial Group Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.87B market cap company. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $17.97. About 605,267 shares traded. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) has declined 53.09% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 53.09% the S&P500. Some Historical HAIN News: 08/05/2018 – HAIN CELESTIAL GROUP – QTRLY ADJ EPS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS $0.37; 08/05/2018 – Hain Celestial 3Q Adj EPS 37c; 08/05/2018 – Hain Celestial 3Q EPS 12c; 01/05/2018 – Main Street: Hain Celestial’s Founder Weighs Sale; 15/03/2018 – Join Celestial Seasonings 8th Annual B Strong Ride; 08/05/2018 – Hain is currently selling its protein business; 08/05/2018 – Pain From Toys `R’ Us Liquidation Spreads to Hain Celestial; 08/05/2018 – Hain Celestial Sees FY18 Adj EPS $1.11-Adj EPS $1.18; 26/03/2018 – Hain Celestial Short-Interest Ratio Rises 67% to 10 Days; 08/05/2018 – HAIN SEES YR ADJ. EPS $1.11-$1.18, MAY NOT COMPARE TO EST

Asa Gold & Precious Metals Ltd, which manages about $127.75M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Royal Gold Inc (NASDAQ:RGLD) by 25,000 shares to 165,000 shares, valued at $12.72 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Among 15 analysts covering Iamgold Corp (NYSE:IAG), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Iamgold Corp had 47 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by TD Securities on Tuesday, November 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, December 18. RBC Capital Markets maintained IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) rating on Monday, July 10. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $600 target. The stock of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) has “Outperformer” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by IBC. As per Friday, February 12, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of IAG in report on Wednesday, August 9 with “Hold” rating. The stock of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, November 25 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) earned “Sell” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, October 21. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 7 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) has “Sector Performer” rating given on Monday, June 27 by IBC.

More notable recent IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Iamgold: Solid As Gold – Seeking Alpha” on June 29, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Iamgold: What To Do Now – Seeking Alpha” published on May 17, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “3 Gold Stocks That Could Bounce Back – Investorplace.com” on June 07, 2018. More interesting news about IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE:IAG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Iamgold to invest in blockchain-based gold system – Seeking Alpha” published on October 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Iamgold: Worth A Close Look At $4.80-$5.00 – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 27, 2018.

Eidelman Virant Capital, which manages about $285.00M and $204.12M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 11,225 shares to 22,564 shares, valued at $5.09 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Drive Shack Inc (NYSE:LEN) by 94,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 206,000 shares, and cut its stake in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.37, from 1.16 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 35 investors sold HAIN shares while 106 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 92.71 million shares or 0.46% more from 92.29 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 600 were accumulated by Private Ocean Ltd Liability Co. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 78,000 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 48,837 shares. 78,000 were accumulated by Arrowmark Colorado Holdg Ltd Liability Company. Welch & Forbes Limited Liability Com owns 226,398 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Quantbot Technology LP holds 0.07% or 35,929 shares. Cap Guardian Company has invested 0% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 2.95 million shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Fisher Asset Management Lc holds 131,442 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 172,214 shares. 225,000 were reported by Bronson Point Ltd Company. Holt Advsr Limited Liability Corporation Dba Holt Prtnrs Limited Partnership holds 24,505 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Personal Cap Advsr holds 0.04% or 115,416 shares. Asset Management One Company Ltd holds 9,710 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amer Interest Grp has invested 0.02% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN).

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