As Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) Stock Value Rose, Raymond James Trust Lifted Its Holding; Brant Point Investment Management Raised Jack In The Box (JACK) Position by $5.21 Million

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Brant Point Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Jack In The Box Inc (JACK) by 209.06% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brant Point Investment Management Llc bought 62,717 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.19% with the market. The hedge fund held 92,717 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $7.77M, up from 30,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brant Point Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Jack In The Box Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.17 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $84.05. About 272,089 shares traded. Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has declined 18.81% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical JACK News: 16/05/2018 – Jack In The Box 2Q EPS $1.62; 19/04/2018 – DJ Jack in the Box Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (JACK); 30/05/2018 – Jack in the Box Presenting at Conference Jun 6; 21/03/2018 Jack in the Box Inc. Completes Sale of Qdoba Restaurant Corporation; 21/03/2018 – Jack in the Box Will Make a Prepayment of $260M to Retire Outstanding Debt Under Its Term Loan; 16/05/2018 – JACK IN THE BOX ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $200M SHARE REPURCHASE; 16/05/2018 – JACK IN THE BOX INC QTRLY REV $209.8 MLN VS $265.9 MLN; 10/05/2018 – GRUBHUB INC – PARTNERING WITH JACK IN BOX TO PROVIDE DELIVERY FOR HUNDREDS OF LOCATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY; 15/05/2018 – Samlyn Capital Buys New 1.7% Position in Jack in the Box; 21/03/2018 – Jack in the Box Inc. Amends Credit Agreement

Raymond James Trust increased its stake in Healthcare Services Group Inc (HCSG) by 174.48% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Raymond James Trust bought 8,190 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.31% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 12,884 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $523,000, up from 4,694 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Raymond James Trust who had been investing in Healthcare Services Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.97 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $40.22. About 587,997 shares traded. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has declined 18.20% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.20% the S&P500. Some Historical HCSG News: 17/04/2018 – Healthcare Services 1Q Rev $501.8M; 19/04/2018 – DJ Healthcare Services Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (HCSG); 17/04/2018 – HEALTHCARE SERVICES GROUP INC HCSG.O QUARTERLY REVENUE $501.8 MLN VS $404.5 MLN; 16/04/2018 – Healthcare Services: Expects Corresponding Expense to Unfavorably Impact 1Q EPS by 36c-38c/Share; 23/04/2018 – Healthcare Services Presenting at UBS Conference May 23; 17/04/2018 – HEALTHCARE SERVICES GROUP INC HCSG.O QUARTERLY SHR $0.00; 17/04/2018 – Healthcare Services 1Q EPS 0c; 22/05/2018 – Healthcare Services Presenting at UBS Conference Tomorrow; 17/04/2018 – HEALTHCARE SERVICES 1Q REV. $501.8M, EST. $505.2M; 16/04/2018 – HEALTHCARE SERVICES GROUP INC – COMPANY EXPECTS CORRESPONDING EXPENSE TO “UNFAVORABLY IMPACT” 1Q 2018 EPS BY $0.36-$0.38/SHARE

Among 6 analysts covering Healthcare Services (NASDAQ:HCSG), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Healthcare Services had 23 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) rating on Tuesday, October 17. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $57.0 target. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, July 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, June 27, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. On Wednesday, July 12 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 22 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 28 by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) on Wednesday, October 14 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, April 16 report. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by Robert W. Baird.

Since August 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $472,742 activity. 5,001 shares valued at $219,794 were sold by MOSS ROBERT J on Wednesday, November 7.

Raymond James Trust, which manages about $1.78 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) by 2,252 shares to 36,720 shares, valued at $5.53 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Astrazeneca Plc (NYSE:AZN) by 10,165 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 54,681 shares, and cut its stake in Sanofi (NYSE:SNY).

More notable recent Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “62 Biggest Movers From Yesterday – Benzinga” on February 07, 2019, also Zacks.com with their article: “Healthcare Services (HCSG) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? – Zacks.com” published on January 29, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Unilever, Penn National Gaming, Healthcare Services Group, Cimarex Energy, Kinross Gold, and NOW — What Drives Growth in Today’s Competitive Landscape – Nasdaq” on January 30, 2019. More interesting news about Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Healthcare Services Group, Inc. Reports Results for the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2018 and Announces Increased Third Quarter 2018 Cash Dividend – GlobeNewswire” published on October 16, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “48 Stocks Moving In Wednesday’s Mid-Day Session – Benzinga” with publication date: February 06, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.36, from 1.64 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 28 investors sold HCSG shares while 72 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 78.50 million shares or 4.24% more from 75.31 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Prudential Financial has invested 0% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG) for 8,339 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0% or 76,259 shares. Granite Point Capital Management Lp has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). National Invest Ser Wi holds 19,453 shares. Huntington Bancorp has invested 0% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). First Trust Advsrs Lp owns 28,119 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ftb Advisors Inc holds 954 shares. Raymond James Trust Na reported 12,884 shares. Td Asset owns 29,843 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 248,249 were accumulated by Amer Century Inc. Lpl Financial Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 8,494 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCSG). Stifel Fincl holds 74,655 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Avalon Advisors Ltd Com holds 0.11% or 98,624 shares in its portfolio.

Brant Point Investment Management Llc, which manages about $798.12M and $1.05 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Pnc Finl Svcs Group Inc (Call) (NYSE:PNC) by 1.86M shares to 39,000 shares, valued at $5.31M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Teradata Corp Del (NYSE:TDC) by 40,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 50,907 shares, and cut its stake in Us Xpress Enterprises Inc.

Since September 24, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 21 selling transactions for $1.82 million activity. Another trade for 46 shares valued at $3,562 was sold by PEPPER RAYMOND. The insider Blankenship Mark H sold 135 shares worth $10,454. MARTIN ANDREW T sold $8,941 worth of stock or 102 shares. $3,562 worth of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) was sold by DIRAIMO CAROL A. CORRIGAN MELISSA L had sold 97 shares worth $7,512. Another trade for 410 shares valued at $35,941 was made by GORDON DEAN C on Thursday, November 29.

More notable recent Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Resign Now! Jack in the Box Franchisees Tell CEO He’s Got to Go – Nasdaq” on October 21, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Rogers Enhances Wireless Service in Sproat Lake on Vancouver Island – Nasdaq” published on January 23, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Jack Henry (JKHY) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates – Nasdaq” on February 05, 2019. More interesting news about Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Jack in the Box’s (JACK) Sales-Building Initiatives on Track – Nasdaq” published on October 19, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Consolidation Likely To Hit Restaurants via Labor Inflation, Rates And Franchisee Powershift (MCD) (THI) (JACK) – Mizuho – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

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