Nuwave Investment Management Has Lifted Costco Wholesale (COST) Holding by $543,085; Rlj Lodging Tr (RLJ) Stock Value Declined While Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Has Decreased Position by $2.17 Million

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Nuwave Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) by 1050.45% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nuwave Investment Management Llc bought 2,311 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.44% with the market. The hedge fund held 2,531 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $595,000, up from 220 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nuwave Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Costco Wholesale Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $92.73 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $210.51. About 1.86 million shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 19.58% since January 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.58% the S&P500. Some Historical COST News: 24/04/2018 – Costco Increases Dividend To 57 Cents A Share — MarketWatch; 11/04/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE MARCH COMP SALES UP 8.6%, EST. UP 5.9%; 14/03/2018 – EnWave Receives Repeat Costco Orders from Midwest Division and Announces Distribution of Moon Cheese into Second Costco; 09/05/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP COST.O SAYS NET SALES OF $10.81 BLN FOR RETAIL MONTH OF APRIL, FOUR WEEKS ENDED MAY 6, 2018, AN INCREASE OF 13.1 PERCENT; 11/04/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP- FOR THIRTY-ONE WEEKS ENDED APRIL 8, 2018, REPORTED NET SALES OF $81.43 BLN, INCREASE OF 11.8 PERCENT FROM $72.82 BLN LAST YEAR; 18/05/2018 – Children’s National Dedicates Costco Wholesale Atrium in Recognition of 30-Year Partnership; 16/05/2018 – As Skin-Baring Season Dawns, SeroVital’s hGH Booster Becomes Easier to Find Through National Costco Distribution; 07/03/2018 – Costco 2Q Net $701M; 07/03/2018 – COSTCO CFO GALANTI SPEAKS ON ANALYST TELECONFERENCE; 07/03/2018 – COSTCO BEGINS ANALYST CALL

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc decreased its stake in Rlj Lodging Tr (RLJ) by 46.57% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc sold 98,770 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 113,325 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.50M, down from 212,095 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc who had been investing in Rlj Lodging Tr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.17B market cap company. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $18.07. About 1.38 million shares traded. RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) has declined 11.82% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.82% the S&P500. Some Historical RLJ News: 15/05/2018 – Brookfield Asset Management Buys 5.5% Position in RLJ Lodging; 09/05/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST – QTRLY PRO FORMA REVPAR DECREASED 0.7%; 09/05/2018 – RLJ Lodging Trust 1Q FFO 47c/Shr; 28/03/2018 – RLJ Lodging Trust Announces Sale of Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill for $95.5M; 16/05/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST RLJ.N : BARCLAYS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $24 FROM $23; 12/03/2018 RLJ Lodging Trust Completes Early Redemption of Senior Secured Notes; 10/04/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST RLJ.N SAYS CEO AND PRESIDENT ROSS H. BIERKAN TO RETIRE; 20/03/2018 – LAND & BUILDINGS ISSUES LETTER TO RLJ ON EVALUATION OF OPTIONS; 28/03/2018 – RLJ Lodging Trust Expects to Execute on a Second Round of Asset Sales That Will Generate an Additional $200M-$400M in Proceeds This Yr; 10/04/2018 – RLJ LODGING TRUST PRESIDENT-CEO ROSS H. BIERKAN WILL RETIRE

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “VALE to Benefit From Increasing Demand Amid Cost Concerns – Nasdaq” on January 10, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Activist Cevian takes stake in Nordea, pushes for bigger cost cuts – Nasdaq” published on December 21, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Top Analyst Reports for Boston Scientific, Southern Company & BNY Mellon – Nasdaq” on January 11, 2019. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Shutdown Could Cost U.S. Economy $13 Billion a Month – Nasdaq” published on January 10, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Costco (COST) Lags Q1 Earnings Estimates – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 13, 2018.

Among 33 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Costco Wholesale had 149 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, April 16, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, May 26. Oppenheimer maintained Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) rating on Friday, October 6. Oppenheimer has “Buy” rating and $185.0 target. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, May 16 report. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, July 10 to “Market Perform”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 8. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, July 17 with “Hold”. Susquehanna maintained the shares of COST in report on Thursday, April 12 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 7 by Robert W. Baird.

Since July 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $18.32 million activity. On Monday, October 15 the insider Vachris Roland Michael sold $1.49 million. GALANTI RICHARD A sold $945,940 worth of stock or 4,163 shares. 3,000 shares were sold by MEISENBACH JOHN W, worth $707,430 on Monday, October 1. 2,049 shares valued at $458,976 were sold by LIBENSON RICHARD M on Monday, October 22. 22,500 shares were sold by JELINEK W CRAIG, worth $5.03M. $5.22 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by LAZARUS FRANZ E on Thursday, October 25.

Investors sentiment is 1.11 in Q3 2018. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It has no change, as 34 investors sold COST shares while 432 reduced holdings. only 136 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. 298.17 million shares or 2.49% less from 305.79 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Alyeska Investment LP holds 0.03% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) or 12,076 shares. Mufg Americas holds 113,640 shares. Hanson Mcclain holds 0.04% or 3,351 shares in its portfolio. Castleark Management Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 234,551 shares. Ashfield Partners Ltd accumulated 1.27% or 48,341 shares. Signalpoint Asset Lc invested 0.1% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Middleton & Ma reported 51,003 shares. Coldstream Cap Incorporated has invested 0.72% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Retail Bank accumulated 18,575 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life accumulated 0.26% or 8,890 shares. Missouri-based National Bank & Trust has invested 0.46% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Lincoln National Corp stated it has 5,726 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Alexandria holds 0.32% or 9,146 shares. Paloma Prns invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Miles Capital has 0.22% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 1,164 shares.

Nuwave Investment Management Llc, which manages about $246.42M and $66.34 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tjx Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) by 3,242 shares to 52 shares, valued at $6,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nrg Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) by 16,186 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7,089 shares, and cut its stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc, which manages about $7.40 billion and $7.84B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Dollar Tree Inc (NASDAQ:DLTR) by 8,500 shares to 9,500 shares, valued at $775,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Markel Corp (NYSE:MKL) by 1,473 shares in the quarter, for a total of 39,363 shares, and has risen its stake in Dowdupont Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.05, from 1.04 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 11 investors sold RLJ shares while 64 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 172.10 million shares or 1.97% more from 168.77 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Teachers Ins & Annuity Association Of America has 0.37% invested in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ). Paragon Mngmt Ltd owns 12,380 shares. 2,991 were accumulated by Smith Asset Management Grp L P. Schwab Charles Investment Management Incorporated holds 3.05M shares. Moreover, Lasalle Investment Mngmt Securities Ltd Liability Com has 3.22% invested in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ). Rhumbline Advisers reported 205,853 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Fincl Counselors Inc holds 194,929 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 13,865 shares. 534,571 were reported by Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas. Bowling Portfolio Lc has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ). Aperio Group Limited Liability Company has 18,793 shares. Clarivest Asset Limited stated it has 36,900 shares. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma reported 37,323 shares stake. Amer Group reported 0.01% in RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ). Price T Rowe Assoc Md holds 115,049 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. RLJ Lodging Trust had 55 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 5 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, August 8 by Wells Fargo. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, August 12 to “Underperform”. As per Monday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Compass Point with “Buy”. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann on Tuesday, January 19 to “Sell”. The stock of RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) earned “Sell” rating by Boenning & Scattergood on Monday, August 7. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 23 report. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 22 by Zacks.

More notable recent RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Land & Buildings Issues Letter to RLJ Lodging Trust Shareholders Regarding Prior Correspondence with RLJ Board of Directors – Business Wire” on February 20, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “UNITE HERE Investor Report: Hotel REIT Corporate Governance Woes Apparent as Industry Convenes at Hotel on Strike – Business Wire” published on November 07, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “RLJ Lodging Trust Announces Dividends for Fourth Quarter of 2018 – Business Wire” on December 14, 2018. More interesting news about RLJ Lodging Trust (NYSE:RLJ) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “RLJ’s new CEO joins a very exclusive club – Washington Business Journal” published on April 11, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “KBW Announces Index Rebalancing for Fourth-Quarter 2018 – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 14, 2018.

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