Braun Stacey Associates Decreased Nucor (NUE) Stake by $461,286 as Stock Value Declined; Elk Creek Partners Has Increased Holding in Invacare (IVC)

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Braun Stacey Associates Inc decreased its stake in Nucor Corp (NUE) by 13.89% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Braun Stacey Associates Inc sold 7,322 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 45,388 shares of the steel and iron ore company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.88 million, down from 52,710 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Braun Stacey Associates Inc who had been investing in Nucor Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $17.77 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $56.59. About 1.62 million shares traded. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) has declined 2.75% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 2.75% the S&P500. Some Historical NUE News: 19/04/2018 – Nucor Sees 2Q Steel Mills Segment Performance Improved vs 1Q; 01/05/2018 – NUCOR: TARIFF EXEMPTION EXTENSION EXTENDS CLIENT UNCERTAINTY; 12/03/2018 – Nucor to Build Rebar Micro Mill in Florida; 15/03/2018 – Nucor Sees 1Q Steel Products Earnings Down vs 4Q Due to Typical Seasonality; 15/03/2018 – Nucor: Encouraged by Recent Actions by Trump Administration on Steel Imports; 11/05/2018 – NUCOR CORP – NEW GALVANIZING LINE IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL IN FIRST HALF OF 2021; 15/03/2018 – NUCOR SEES 1Q EPS $1.00-$1.05 WITH 7C EXPENSE, EST. $1.01; 11/05/2018 – Moody’s upgrades Zekelman Industries CFR to B1; outlook stable; 19/04/2018 – NUCOR 1Q EPS $1.10, EST. $1.12; 15/03/2018 – Nucor Sees 1Q Adjusted Earnings Better Than 4Q, Comparable to Year-Ago

Elk Creek Partners Llc increased its stake in Invacare Corp (IVC) by 16.79% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Elk Creek Partners Llc bought 281,989 shares as the company’s stock declined 68.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.96M shares of the industrial specialties company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $28.54M, up from 1.68M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Elk Creek Partners Llc who had been investing in Invacare Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $155.71M market cap company. The stock decreased 2.29% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $4.69. About 572,249 shares traded. Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) has declined 71.09% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 71.09% the S&P500. Some Historical IVC News: 22/04/2018 – DJ Invacare Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (IVC); 25/05/2018 – ELK CREEK PARTNERS LLC REPORTS 5.12 PCT PASSIVE STAKE IN INVACARE CORP AS OF MAY 22, 2018 – SEC FILING; 17/05/2018 – Invacare Corporation Appoints Petra Danielsohn-Weil, PhD, to Board of Directors; 08/03/2018 Invacare at Field Trip Hosted By Stephens Inc. Today; 09/05/2018 – Invacare Short-Interest Ratio Rises 46% to 41 Days; 07/05/2018 – INVACARE CORP – COMPANY ANTICIPATES ITS CASH FLOW USAGE FOR 2018 WILL BE SIMILAR TO CASH USED IN 2017; 07/05/2018 – Invacare 1Q Loss/Shr 43c; 09/04/2018 – INVACARE – 2020 GOALS INCLUDE COMMITMENT TO ACHIEVE $100 MLN OF ANNUAL RUN-RATE EBITDA – SEC FILING; 07/05/2018 – Invacare 1Q Adj Loss/Shr 35c; 18/04/2018 – Invacare Corporation to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Braun Stacey Associates Inc, which manages about $3.55 billion and $1.56B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Target Corp (NYSE:TGT) by 57,056 shares to 74,732 shares, valued at $6.59 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Comcast Corp New Com Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 62,731 shares in the quarter, for a total of 315,515 shares, and has risen its stake in Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG).

Among 22 analysts covering Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Nucor Corporation had 91 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) rating on Wednesday, September 16. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $52 target. As per Friday, April 21, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 4 by Jefferies. Rosenblatt initiated Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) rating on Friday, October 16. Rosenblatt has “Neutral” rating and $47 target. The company was upgraded on Thursday, May 17 by Macquarie Research. The stock of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, July 6. On Wednesday, July 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. Cowen & Co maintained Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) rating on Monday, October 23. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $63.0 target. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight” on Monday, February 13.

Analysts await Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) to report earnings on January, 29. They expect $1.92 EPS, up 195.38% or $1.27 from last year’s $0.65 per share. NUE’s profit will be $602.74 million for 7.37 P/E if the $1.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.33 actual EPS reported by Nucor Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.60% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 1.22 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 44 investors sold NUE shares while 195 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 214 raised stakes. 233.57 million shares or 2.42% less from 239.36 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 167,263 are held by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). Regal Investment Advisors Llc reported 0.59% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). Jefferies Grp Inc Limited Com reported 17,775 shares. The California-based Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Com has invested 0% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). Park National Corp Oh owns 19,325 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Moreover, Peninsula Asset Mngmt has 1.29% invested in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) for 29,475 shares. Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 0.01% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). Kingfisher Limited Liability invested in 16,513 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com New York invested in 46,181 shares or 0.06% of the stock. 36,324 were accumulated by Suntrust Banks. Iberiabank owns 0.15% invested in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) for 18,603 shares. Clinton Group Inc accumulated 8,206 shares. Laurion Mngmt Lp has invested 0.01% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). Verition Fund Mgmt Ltd Com owns 60,569 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Fmr Lc reported 2.09M shares stake.

Since July 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $15.69 million activity. Utermark D. Chad had sold 53,483 shares worth $3.66M on Tuesday, July 24. 250 Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) shares with value of $14,984 were sold by HAYNES VICTORIA F. $2.66M worth of stock was sold by Stratman Robert J on Monday, July 23. Another trade for 51,238 shares valued at $3.42 million was sold by Sumoski David A. HALL LADD R had sold 74,244 shares worth $4.94M.

More news for Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Why This Steel CEO Is Tired of Hearing About Overcapacity – Motley Fool” on January 04, 2019. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Nucor -1.6% after seeing Q4 earnings below consensus – Seeking Alpha” and published on December 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 2 analysts covering Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Invacare Corporation had 6 analyst reports since April 5, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 26 report. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $23 target in Wednesday, May 9 report. Stephens upgraded Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) on Monday, May 1 to “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, April 5. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Thursday, August 16 report.

More notable recent Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Invacare +9.7% after cutting 50 jobs in European cost move – Seeking Alpha” on November 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Q3 revenue miss pressures Invacare, downsizing ahead; shares down 37% – Seeking Alpha” published on November 06, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “KeyBanc: 3 Reasons Why Invacare (NYSE:IVC) Is No Longer A Buy – Benzinga” on August 16, 2018. More interesting news about Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Invacare Corporation 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” published on November 06, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “60 Biggest Movers From Yesterday – Benzinga” with publication date: December 21, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.35, from 1.5 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 15 investors sold IVC shares while 38 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 41.49 million shares or 2.11% less from 42.38 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys accumulated 14,600 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ubs Asset Management Americas invested 0% of its portfolio in Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC). 29,082 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement. Victory Capital Management reported 88,434 shares stake. 8,563 are owned by Contravisory Invest. Sg Americas Secs Limited Com has invested 0% in Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC). Monarch Prtnrs Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.51% or 385,029 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard Grp Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC). Fmr Ltd has 0% invested in Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC). Moreover, Hsbc Plc has 0% invested in Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC). Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher accumulated 1.06M shares or 0.77% of the stock. 14,004 were accumulated by Voya Inv Mngmt Limited Com. Ironwood Lc reported 0.69% stake. 176,692 were accumulated by Deutsche Bancorporation Ag. Alphaone Inv Serv Ltd has invested 1.3% of its portfolio in Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC).

Elk Creek Partners Llc, which manages about $800.79 million and $1.85B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Inphi Corp (NYSE:IPHI) by 53,290 shares to 860,409 shares, valued at $32.68 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Actuant Corp (NYSE:ATU) by 34,857 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 557,613 shares, and cut its stake in Meritor Inc (NYSE:MTOR).

Since November 8, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 0 insider sales for $184,561 activity. On Monday, November 19 NASTAS CLIFFORD D bought $48,814 worth of Invacare Corporation (NYSE:IVC) or 9,000 shares. Another trade for 13,750 shares valued at $99,847 was made by Monaghan Matthew E. on Thursday, November 8.

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