Nokota Management LP Has Trimmed Disney Walt Co (DIS) Position; Geron Has 1.46 Sentiment

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Nokota Management Lp decreased Disney Walt Co (DIS) stake by 47.71% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Nokota Management Lp sold 223,288 shares as Disney Walt Co (DIS)’s stock rose 1.07%. The Nokota Management Lp holds 244,748 shares with $28.62 million value, down from 468,036 last quarter. Disney Walt Co now has $164.28 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.92% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $110.2. About 6.85 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 6.27% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.27% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: 06/05/2018 – The superhero sequel’s earnings on Friday helped push Disney over the $3 billion mark for the year; 02/05/2018 – Hollywood Reporter: Exclusive: Paul Giamatti joins @TheRock in Disney’s #JungleCruise; 27/04/2018 – DISNEY: AVENGERS POSTED $39M IN THURSDAY EVENING PREVIEWS; 13/03/2018 – New York Post: Bus of high schoolers returning from Disney World crashes; 29/05/2018 – ABC cancels TV’s Roseanne hours after star’s racist ‘ape’ tweet; 14/03/2018 – THE WALT DISNEY CO REORGANIZES BUSINESSES INTO FOUR SEGMENTS; 12/04/2018 – Hollywood Reporter: Exclusive: Disney’s live-action ‘Mulan’ lands Gong Li, Jet Li; 23/05/2018 – ABC’s Bruce Rosenblum to Exit Disney Amid Restructuring; 09/03/2018 – WALT DISNEY ON MARCH 9, REPLACED EXISTING $2.5 BLN 364-DAY CREDIT AGREEMENT & ITS EXISTING $2.25 BILLION FIVE-YEAR CREDIT AGREEMENT; 12/04/2018 – DISNEY REQUIRED TO MAKE OFFER FOR SKY AT £10.75/SHARE: UK PANEL

Geron Corp (GERN) investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in 2018 Q3. It’s down -0.31, from 1.77 in 2018Q2. The ratio dived, as 60 investment managers increased and started new holdings, while 41 cut down and sold stakes in Geron Corp. The investment managers in our database now have: 56.03 million shares, down from 67.30 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of investment managers holding Geron Corp in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 17 Reduced: 24 Increased: 38 New Position: 22.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $7.34 million activity.

Geron Corporation operates as a biopharmaceutical company. The company has market cap of $268.34 million. The firm supports the clinical stage development of a telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat, for treating hematologic myeloid malignancies. It currently has negative earnings. It has collaboration and license agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc. to develop and commercialize imetelstat worldwide for indications in oncology, including hematologic myeloid malignancies and other human therapeutic uses.

American Asset Management Inc. holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Geron Corporation for 25,500 shares. M Holdings Securities Inc. owns 82,650 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, A.R.T. Advisors Llc has 0.02% invested in the company for 229,910 shares. The New York-based Family Management Corp has invested 0.01% in the stock. Fernwood Investment Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 16,000 shares.

More notable recent Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “BTIG Starts Geron Corporation (GERN) at Buy – StreetInsider.com” on February 13, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Geron Appoints Vice President, Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety – GlobeNewswire” published on January 17, 2019, Streetinsider.com published: “Pre-Open Stock Movers 02/13: (DBD) (LSCC) (GERN) Higher; (AQ) (BABY) (QLYS) Lower (more…) – StreetInsider.com” on February 13, 2019. More interesting news about Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For February 13, 2019 – Benzinga” published on February 13, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Why Geron Stock Dropped 44% in 2018 – Motley Fool” with publication date: January 15, 2019.

Analysts await Geron Corporation (NASDAQ:GERN) to report earnings on March, 15. They expect $-0.07 earnings per share, down 40.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $-0.05 per share. After $-0.03 actual earnings per share reported by Geron Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 133.33% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 9.92% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $1.44. About 11.27 million shares traded or 263.49% up from the average. Geron Corporation (GERN) has declined 29.15% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.15% the S&P500. Some Historical GERN News: 16/03/2018 – Geron 4Q Loss/Shr 5c; 22/03/2018 – so when a stock is only up a few % it’s manipulation $GERN- look what this guy who says he is a financial adviser writes:; 17/05/2018 – Geron Announces Oral Presentation at European Hematology Association Congress; 22/03/2018 – $GERN – I ask for some thoughtful criticism of my article and the stock’s main promoter writes the following, which contains not a single argument in it and just a false assertion that new evidence in this article was somehow addressed in the comments section to my prior article:; 22/03/2018 – $GERN – here’s a link to my article -; 22/03/2018 – @bio_clouseau Let’s be clear – if $GERN is saying that outcome measures for efficacy are consistent with prior data, this is NEGATIVE – they previously stated “spleen volume response rate observed to date was less than that reported in front-line MF patients treated in trials with other drugs”; 22/03/2018 – let’s be clear about the stock promoter at seeking alpha who has written a dozen+ articles on $GERN – his only other recent article was on $BTX (which I also consider to be a SCAM); 21/04/2018 – DJ Geron Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (GERN); 25/05/2018 – Upcoming Catalysts Can Launch Geron Over $15 Per Share; 22/03/2018 – $GERN – I asked for valid criticisms to my article and the below is the nonsense I get – note how the author makes statements that can be easily falsified to mislead people and pump the stock:

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 insider sales for $11.46 million activity. BRAVERMAN ALAN N had sold 1,153 shares worth $124,178. $106,500 worth of stock was sold by WOODFORD BRENT on Tuesday, September 4. 29,192 The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) shares with value of $3.44M were sold by Parker Mary Jayne. $5.73 million worth of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) was sold by IGER ROBERT A.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Heads up: Disney’s gondola system begins testing – Orlando Business Journal” on February 13, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “WarnerMedia talks late-2019 streaming plans – Seeking Alpha” published on February 11, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Here’s what Disney’s (NYSE: DIS) Bob Iger thinks about gambling for the media giant – Orlando Business Journal – bizjournals.com” on February 11, 2019. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “UBS Says Disney’s Streaming Ambition Gives It ‘New Hope’ (NYSE:DIS)(NASDAQ:NFLX)(NASDAQ:AMZN) – Benzinga” published on January 15, 2019 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “7 things to know today and Disney resort captures coveted AAA Five Diamond rating – Orlando Business Journal” with publication date: February 12, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.23 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 61 investors sold DIS shares while 549 reduced holdings. 149 funds opened positions while 628 raised stakes. 890.89 million shares or 8.78% less from 976.63 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Franklin Street Incorporated Nc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 98,381 shares. Farr Miller & Washington Limited Com Dc reported 190,839 shares. Cheviot Value Mngmt Ltd Com holds 22,151 shares. Heathbridge Management Ltd holds 247,500 shares or 5.93% of its portfolio. Mcf Advsr Lc reported 0.12% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Birmingham Capital Mngmt Commerce Al accumulated 22,005 shares. Florida-based Hyman Charles D has invested 0.45% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Lawson Kroeker Mgmt Ne holds 4.09% or 107,919 shares in its portfolio. Stack Financial Mgmt reported 2.13% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Fort Point Partners Limited Liability Company reported 2,715 shares. Endowment Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 0.91% or 58,520 shares in its portfolio. St Johns Inv Mngmt Comm Ltd Llc holds 15,183 shares or 1.33% of its portfolio. Becker Cap Mgmt reported 0.03% stake. Quantum Mngmt holds 0.15% or 3,609 shares. Cidel Asset Mngmt holds 4,734 shares.

Nokota Management Lp increased Select Sector Spdr Tr (Call) (XLI) stake by 1.86M shares to 2.00 million valued at $156.80M in 2018Q3. It also upped Spdr Series Trust (Call) (KRE) stake by 2.56 million shares and now owns 3.00 million shares. Xpo Logistics Inc (NYSE:XPO) was raised too.

Among 5 analysts covering Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Walt Disney had 5 analyst reports since October 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, November 27 by Imperial Capital. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $135 target in Monday, November 12 report. The company was maintained on Monday, October 15 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 19. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) rating on Thursday, February 7. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $114 target.

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