Impala Asset Management Stake in Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) Has Boosted as Stock Rose; Carmax (KMX) Holder Check Capital Management Boosted Holding by $5.25 Million

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Check Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Carmax (KMX) by 11.25% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Check Capital Management Inc bought 84,688 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.45% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 837,180 shares of the automotive aftermarket company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $52.52M, up from 752,492 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Check Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Carmax for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.39B market cap company. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $61.06. About 2.19 million shares traded or 12.56% up from the average. CarMax, Inc. (NYSE:KMX) has declined 0.38% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 4.75% the S&P500. Some Historical KMX News: 01/05/2018 – Thornburg Value Adds CarMax, Cuts Citigroup; 12/04/2018 – S&PGR Assigns CarMax Auto Owner Trust 2018-2 Notes Prelim Rtgs; 04/05/2018 – Fitch Affirms CarMax Auto Owner Trust 2015-3 and 2017-3; 09/04/2018 – ADVISORY-Alerts on Carmax Mining wrongly coded to CarMax Inc; 04/04/2018 – CarMax Plans to Open 15 Stores in Fiscal 2019; 04/04/2018 – CarMax Plans to Open 13-16 Stores in Fiscal 2020; 04/04/2018 – CARMAX INC – CURRENTLY PLAN TO OPEN 15 STORES IN FISCAL 2019 AND BETWEEN 13 AND 16 STORES IN FISCAL 2020; 09/04/2018 – Carmax Increases Size of Eaglehead Project; 12/04/2018 – Fitch to Rate CarMax Auto Owner Trust 2018-2; Issues Presale; 19/04/2018 – Carmax Announces Appointment of Cam B. Grundstrom as Chief Operating Officer

Impala Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Stanley Black & Decker Inc (SWK) by 8079.94% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Impala Asset Management Llc bought 299,604 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.50% with the market. The hedge fund held 303,312 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $36.32M, up from 3,708 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Impala Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Stanley Black & Decker Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.91 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $131.51. About 1.26 million shares traded. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has declined 11.77% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.14% the S&P500. Some Historical SWK News: 20/04/2018 – Stanley Black & Decker: Organic Growth Outlook Remains Robust; 20/04/2018 – STANLEY BLACK & DECKER INC SWK.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $8.42 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 20/04/2018 – STANLEY BLACK 1Q ADJ EPS $1.39, EST. $1.35; 20/04/2018 – Stanley Black & Decker 1Q EPS $1.11; 09/05/2018 – Stanley Black Presenting at JPMorgan Conference May 15; 20/04/2018 – Stanley Black & Decker 1Q Adj EPS $1.39; 20/04/2018 – STANLEY BLACK & DECKER – 2018 OUTLOOK INCLUDES ORGANIC GROWTH OF 5%; 28/03/2018 – Stanley Black & Decker Supports Wounded Warrior Project; 20/04/2018 – Stanley Black & Decker Income Down, Lowers 2018 EPS Outlook; 20/04/2018 – Stanley Black & Decker Cuts 2018 View To EPS $7.40-EPS $7.60 for M&A, Tax Charges

Since October 29, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 sales for $887,003 activity. On Monday, October 29 the insider Hankin Michael David bought $102,428.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.21, from 1.07 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 69 investors sold SWK shares while 207 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 154 raised stakes. 130.69 million shares or 4.11% more from 125.53 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Sky Inv Grp Inc Ltd Company accumulated 33,134 shares or 1.67% of the stock. Kentucky Retirement, a Kentucky-based fund reported 6,571 shares. Gradient Invests Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.5% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) for 68,970 shares. Mackay Shields Llc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) for 27,133 shares. Alphamark Advsrs Lc reported 342 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Balyasny Asset owns 88,807 shares. The Washington-based Cornerstone Advisors has invested 0.01% in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). Duncker Streett & Company invested in 4,778 shares or 0.15% of the stock. World Asset Mgmt reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). Cornerstone Advsr Incorporated reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). United Service Automobile Association invested in 405,969 shares. Ims Cap Mngmt holds 6,368 shares or 0.71% of its portfolio. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited stated it has 0.89% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). Zebra Cap Mngmt Limited Com holds 0.45% or 6,080 shares in its portfolio. Bremer Trust Natl Association has invested 0% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK).

Impala Asset Management Llc, which manages about $2.53 billion and $1.85 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in B2gold Corp (NYSEMKT:BTG) by 1.28 million shares to 8.75 million shares, valued at $25.61 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) by 162,564 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.23M shares, and cut its stake in Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ).

More notable recent Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Macy’s, Comerica, JetBlue Airways, Intersect ENT, Stanley Black & Decker, and Sage Therapeutics — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings – GlobeNewswire” on March 05, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Three risks could smack GE and other industrial stocks, analyst says – Seeking Alpha” published on January 23, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Stanley sues Sears over Craftsman brand – Chicago Business Journal” on March 07, 2019. More interesting news about Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) – Dissecting The IPS Worldwide Bankruptcy – Benzinga” published on February 25, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks To Watch: Big Pharma, Green Trucks And Jobs Report – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 02, 2019.

Check Capital Management Inc, which manages about $796.94 million and $1.86 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verizon (NYSE:VZ) by 26,400 shares to 84,985 shares, valued at $4.78 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Autozone (NYSE:AZO) by 59,408 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,328 shares, and cut its stake in Ibm (NYSE:IBM).

Since October 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $3.69 million activity. Daniels Jon G sold $1.16 million worth of stock.

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