Polaris Inds (PII) Share Value Declined While Great West Life Assurance Company Has Cut Holding; As Penn Ntnl Gaming (PENN) Share Value Declined, West Oak Capital Upped by $6.58 Million Its Position

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Great West Life Assurance Company decreased its stake in Polaris Inds Inc (PII) by 7.22% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Great West Life Assurance Company sold 5,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 64,215 shares of the industrial specialties company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $6.49M, down from 69,215 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Great West Life Assurance Company who had been investing in Polaris Inds Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.12B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.57% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $82.93. About 472,839 shares traded. Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) has declined 36.54% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.54% the S&P500. Some Historical PII News: 20/03/2018 – Los Angeles Internet Provider Bel Air Internet Expands with Polaris Acquisition; 18/04/2018 – POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC Pll.N : WEDBUSH RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $122 FROM $119; 10/05/2018 – Polaris Slingshot Introduces “Club Slingshot” Owners Group; 19/04/2018 – CPSC: POLARIS RECALLS PHOENIX 200 ATV DUE TO CRASH HAZARD; 21/05/2018 – Polaris Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 02/04/2018 – POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC Pll.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $6.14 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 20/04/2018 – DJ Polaris Industries Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PII); 30/05/2018 – POLARIS INDUSTRIES SIGNS PACT TO BUY BOAT HOLDINGS, LLC,; 24/04/2018 – POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC Pll.N SEES FY 2018 SALES UP 4 TO 6 PCT; 19/04/2018 – POLARIS RECALLS RANGER XP RECREATIONAL OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES

West Oak Capital Llc increased its stake in Penn Ntnl Gaming (PENN) by 66.67% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. West Oak Capital Llc bought 200 shares as the company’s stock declined 29.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 500 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $16.46 million, up from 300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. West Oak Capital Llc who had been investing in Penn Ntnl Gaming for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.93B market cap company. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $24.81. About 1.23M shares traded. Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) has declined 21.04% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.04% the S&P500. Some Historical PENN News: 12/04/2018 – Penn National Gaming Secures Illinois Gaming Board Approval Of Its Pending Acquisition Of Pinnacle Entertainment; 26/04/2018 – Penn National Gaming First Quarter Results Exceed Guidance, with Record Income from Operations of $172.1 Million, Adjusted EBITDA of $242.6 Million and Adjusted EBITDA after Master Lease Payments of $126; 26/03/2018 – Penn National Gaming Board Elects Saul V. Reibstein to Serve as a Director; 26/04/2018 – Penn National Gaming 1Q Rev $816.1M; 13/03/2018 PENN GAMING GETS SECOND REQUEST FROM FTC ON PINNACLE MERGER; 26/03/2018 – PENN NATIONAL GAMING – BOARD INCREASED NUMBER OF CLASS Il DIRECTOR POSITIONS FROM TWO DIRECTORS TO THREE DIRECTORS; 21/03/2018 – Penn National Gaming Secures Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, West Virginia Lottery Commission Approval of Pending Acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment; 12/04/2018 – PENN NATIONAL GAMING – REMAIN ON TRACK TO COMPLETE TRANSACTION IN SECOND HALF OF 2018; 26/03/2018 – PENN NATIONAL GAMING INC – BOARD DECREASED NUMBER OF CLASS lll DIRECTOR POSITIONS FROM FOUR DIRECTORS TO THREE DIRECTORS; 14/05/2018 – Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Penn National Gaming, Hortonworks, Tempur Sealy International, Macquarie I

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 0.97 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 39 investors sold PII shares while 122 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 49.30 million shares or 3.14% less from 50.90 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Mufg Americas Holdings Corporation accumulated 0% or 45 shares. Fjarde Ap invested in 0.03% or 20,729 shares. 16,000 are owned by Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems. Novare Cap Mgmt Limited accumulated 34,464 shares or 0.67% of the stock. Hbk Invs Ltd Partnership invested in 0.02% or 23,400 shares. Jefferies Grp Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.01% or 14,693 shares. Great Lakes Advsrs, Illinois-based fund reported 7,268 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors holds 4 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pettee, Connecticut-based fund reported 6,305 shares. 29,009 are owned by Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Liability. Paloma Prns Management has 11,661 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Utd Service Automobile Association has 0% invested in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Logan Cap has invested 0.05% in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII). Raymond James Na invested in 0.03% or 4,299 shares. Weybosset Rech And Lc stated it has 2.4% in Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII).

Among 23 analysts covering Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Polaris Industries had 114 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, August 13 with “Buy”. The stock of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10. The rating was maintained by Lake Street on Friday, July 21 with “Buy”. Wedbush maintained the shares of PII in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, January 31, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. FBR Capital downgraded the shares of PII in report on Monday, December 10 to “Neutral” rating. On Tuesday, November 21 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 13 with “Sell”.

Great West Life Assurance Company, which manages about $42.09B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amc Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX) by 12,890 shares to 40,638 shares, valued at $2.70 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Molina Healthcare Inc (NYSE:MOH) by 5,347 shares in the quarter, for a total of 40,421 shares, and has risen its stake in Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX).

Analysts await Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) to report earnings on January, 29 before the open. They expect $1.82 EPS, up 23.81% or $0.35 from last year’s $1.47 per share. PII’s profit will be $112.43M for 11.39 P/E if the $1.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.86 actual EPS reported by Polaris Industries Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.15% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Polaris: Not The Right Time To Buy – Seeking Alpha” on May 03, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Polaris Industries Drives a Quarterly Beat – Motley Fool” published on July 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Polaris Industries Inc. 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on October 22, 2018. More interesting news about Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Is Polaris Industries Inc. a Buy? – Motley Fool” published on August 10, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Boeing and GM Stock Dropped 5% Today, and Polaris Is Down 10% – The Motley Fool” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

West Oak Capital Llc, which manages about $281.18 million and $173.03 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Spdr Cons Disc Fund (XLY) by 150 shares to 300 shares, valued at $35.17 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Wisconsin Energy (NYSE:WEC) by 5,090 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 11,245 shares, and cut its stake in Idexx Labs Inc (NASDAQ:IDXX).

Since July 11, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.69 million activity. NAPLES RONALD J bought $11,065 worth of stock. Shares for $21,380 were bought by SCACCETTI JANE on Friday, November 16. Reibstein Saul sold $234,290 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.10, from 1.18 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 23 investors sold PENN shares while 70 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 89.28 million shares or 3.81% more from 86.01 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Dupont Mgmt invested in 11,296 shares. Assetmark Inc holds 0% or 85 shares. National Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) or 16,623 shares. Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Waterfront Capital Prtn Ltd Co stated it has 866,177 shares. Financial Bank Of America De holds 0% of its portfolio in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) for 762,592 shares. Eagle Asset Management Inc reported 0.53% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Columbus Circle Invsts holds 164,061 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. New York-based Kings Point Cap Management has invested 0.01% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Verition Fund Management Lc stated it has 18,677 shares. Riggs Asset Managment Com, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 800 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) for 5,017 shares. Petrus Tru Co Lta has 10,276 shares. Hennessy Advsrs Inc holds 958,158 shares or 1.16% of its portfolio.

Among 12 analysts covering Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Penn National Gaming had 41 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 5 by JP Morgan. As per Friday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, April 30 by Morgan Stanley. SunTrust maintained Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform”. Nomura maintained Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) rating on Thursday, May 24. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $35 target. The rating was upgraded by Telsey Advisory Group on Tuesday, January 19 to “Outperform”. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PENN in report on Tuesday, October 24 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Bank of America.

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