Franklin Street Advisors Has Cut Extended Stay America (STAY) Position; Vicor (VICR) Shorts Increased By 22.94%

May 17, 2018 - By rebbecca

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Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) had an increase of 22.94% in short interest. VICR’s SI was 444,300 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 22.94% from 361,400 shares previously. With 174,800 avg volume, 3 days are for Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR)’s short sellers to cover VICR’s short positions. The SI to Vicor Corporation’s float is 2.58%. The stock decreased 1.15% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $38.7. About 116,297 shares traded. Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) has risen 53.14% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.59% the S&P500.

Franklin Street Advisors Inc decreased Extended Stay America Inc (STAY) stake by 93.14% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Franklin Street Advisors Inc sold 265,300 shares as Extended Stay America Inc (STAY)’s stock rose 5.09%. The Franklin Street Advisors Inc holds 19,535 shares with $371,000 value, down from 284,835 last quarter. Extended Stay America Inc now has $3.73B valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $19.61. About 1.15 million shares traded. Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY) has risen 22.24% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.69% the S&P500.

Franklin Street Advisors Inc increased Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 3,677 shares to 75,117 valued at $13.26M in 2017Q4. It also upped Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del Cl (BRKB) stake by 1,715 shares and now owns 31,629 shares. Martin Marietta Materials Inc (NYSE:MLM) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.15, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 30 investors sold STAY shares while 58 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 176.99 million shares or 2.95% less from 182.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aew Capital Management LP has 1.42% invested in Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY). Winfield Associates reported 90 shares stake. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca stated it has 1.28 million shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.02% in Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY) or 1.23 million shares. 817,352 are held by Comerica Comml Bank. Caxton Associates Limited Partnership owns 0.03% invested in Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY) for 32,968 shares. Inv Counselors Of Maryland Lc holds 1.06% or 1.12M shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag has 0.09% invested in Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY) for 7.49M shares. Bluemountain Lc invested in 24,625 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Amg Funds Ltd Liability Com stated it has 104,566 shares. Nordea Invest Mgmt Ab holds 702,362 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Mesirow Finance Inv holds 1.3% or 970,441 shares in its portfolio. Peak6 Investments Lp stated it has 131,816 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 927,391 were accumulated by Sei Invs. Ameriprise Financial has 7.68M shares.

More recent Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Paulson’s 13F Shows New Stake in Goldcorp (GG), Increase in Discovery (DISCA), Viacom (VIAB) (more…)” on May 15, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Extended Stay America Appoints Christopher N. Dekle as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary” on May 16, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Extended Stay America Announces First Quarter 2018 Results” with publication date: April 26, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since March 8, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $192,306 activity. 10,000 shares were sold by HENRY KEVIN A, worth $192,306.

Among 13 analysts covering Extended Stay America (NYSE:STAY), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Extended Stay America has $26 highest and $14 lowest target. $20.55’s average target is 4.79% above currents $19.61 stock price. Extended Stay America had 37 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $20 target in Monday, November 13 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, April 19 report. The stock of Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, April 9. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of STAY in report on Wednesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, December 15. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 8 by Robert W. Baird. Morgan Stanley maintained Extended Stay America, Inc. Paired Shares (NYSE:STAY) on Wednesday, November 8 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 21 to “Underperform”. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, August 17 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, December 13.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $2.16 million activity. Another trade for 292 shares valued at $10,377 was sold by GENDRON ROBERT. On Thursday, December 14 the insider VINCIARELLI PATRIZIO bought $217,800. KELLEHER BARRY had sold 22,218 shares worth $816,072. On Tuesday, May 15 the insider Tuozzolo Claudio sold $116,550. On Friday, April 27 Nagel Richard J Jr sold $53,804 worth of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) or 1,500 shares. 1,579 Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) shares with value of $36,327 were sold by GRIFFIN LIAM. SIMMS JAMES A had sold 28,985 shares worth $1.06M.

Vicor Corporation designs, develops, makes, and markets modular components and power systems for converting, regulating, and controlling electric current worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.53 billion. It operates through Brick Business Unit, VI Chip, and Picor divisions. It has a 9675 P/E ratio. The firm offers modular direct current -DC converters and complementary components, open-frame intermediate bus converters, configurable products, and custom power systems, as well as cool-power high density zero voltage soft switching DC-DC converters.

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