Jeffrey Kodosky, National Instruments (NATI)’s insider Unloaded 1,600 Shares; Wbi Investments Cut By $460,356 Its Oceanfirst Finl (OCFC) Holding

April 11, 2018 - By rebbecca

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Wbi Investments Inc decreased Oceanfirst Finl Corp (OCFC) stake by 42.06% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Wbi Investments Inc sold 17,706 shares as Oceanfirst Finl Corp (OCFC)’s stock declined 0.30%. The Wbi Investments Inc holds 24,394 shares with $640,000 value, down from 42,100 last quarter. Oceanfirst Finl Corp now has $1.24B valuation. The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $26.12. About 76,770 shares traded. OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) has declined 4.04% since April 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.59% the S&P500.

Wbi Investments Inc increased Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) stake by 22,173 shares to 102,126 valued at $1.70M in 2017Q4. It also upped L3 Technologies Inc stake by 6,468 shares and now owns 23,080 shares. Healthsouth Corp (NYSE:HLS) was raised too.

Among 4 analysts covering OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. OceanFirst Financial Corp. had 16 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 26. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of OCFC in report on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the shares of OCFC in report on Wednesday, September 20 to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) rating on Monday, February 12. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $32.0 target. The stock of OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 5 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy”.

Analysts await OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, down 5.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.4 per share. OCFC’s profit will be $18.01 million for 17.18 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by OceanFirst Financial Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.56% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.79 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.74 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 9 investors sold OCFC shares while 29 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 22.84 million shares or 4.61% more from 21.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 37,159 were reported by California Employees Retirement. Mariner Wealth Ltd holds 105,057 shares. Gendell Jeffrey L has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC). Alpine Woods Cap Invsts Ltd stated it has 17,000 shares. Lpl Fincl Limited Liability Com reported 15,543 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Yorkville Cap Mngmt Lc accumulated 15,900 shares or 0.5% of the stock. Martingale Asset LP accumulated 13,507 shares. Endeavour Cap Advisors holds 0.45% or 42,274 shares. Teton Advsrs Inc reported 0.06% in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC). 14,308 were reported by Voya Mgmt Lc. State Street Corporation stated it has 0% in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC). Fincl Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp invested 0% in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC). Citadel Advsr Ltd Com reported 49,188 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 107,500 shares. Brown Advisory Inc has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC).

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $731,985 activity. $132,000 worth of OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) shares were sold by IANTOSCA JOSEPH R. Shares for $39,828 were sold by Burke Joseph J on Monday, January 8. $520,320 worth of OceanFirst Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:OCFC) shares were sold by BRADY STEVEN E. 1,505 shares valued at $39,837 were sold by CATANIA ANGELO on Thursday, February 15.

Jeffrey Kodosky; that is an insider in National Instruments Corp who is the newest to unload shares in the firm for which he now serves as a director. He in the last few days made a sale of 1,600 shares of the company, that are worth $77,728 US Dollars, that is a price per share of approximately $48.6. Jeffrey is trying to quietly decrease his company’s share, same as he did in the last 30 days. He sold another 6,400 shares worth $323,340 USD. This stocks unloading decreased his ownership of the company to 1.27% market cap or 1.66 million shares. This stock deal by Mr. Jeffrey – was recorded on 11-04-2018 and disclosed in a SEC’s Form 4 available here.

Analysts await National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.19 EPS, up 35.71% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.14 per share. NATI’s profit will be $24.93 million for 65.95 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual EPS reported by National Instruments Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -45.71% negative EPS growth.

Since October 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 44 selling transactions for $65.69 million activity. $1.97M worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) shares were sold by TRUCHARD JAMES J. $81,296 worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) was sold by KODOSKY JEFFREY L. Another trade for 1,846 shares valued at $92,805 was made by Roiko John Charles on Thursday, February 1. DAVERN ALEXANDER M sold 11,925 shares worth $599,947. 4,395 shares valued at $217,316 were sold by Rust Scott Arthur on Thursday, February 1.

National Instruments Corporation designs, makes, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.58 billion. It offers LabVIEW, a system design software for measurement, automation, and control; LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA, which are software add-ons to LabVIEW; LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite for wireless prototyping; LabWindows/CVI for creating test and control applications; and Measurement Studio consisting of measurement and automation add-on libraries, and additional tools for programmers. It has a 125.3 P/E ratio. The firm also provides software products, such as NI TestStand to test and measure applications in a manufacturing environment; NI VeriStand software to configure real-time testing applications; NI DIAdem, which provides users configuration technical data management, analysis, and report generation tools; NI InsightCM Enterprise for monitoring critical and ancillary rotating equipment; and NI Multisim circuit design software.

The stock increased 0.72% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $50.12. About 63,746 shares traded. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 55.28% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.73% the S&P500.

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