Dean Capital Management Has Increased Position in Astec Industries (ASTE) by $600,650; Stanley Capital Management Has Lifted Holding in Mckesson (MCK) by $580,800

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Dean Capital Management increased its stake in Astec Industries Inc (ASTE) by 47.3% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dean Capital Management bought 12,013 shares as the company’s stock declined 36.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 37,413 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.89M, up from 25,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dean Capital Management who had been investing in Astec Industries Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $847.16 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $37.16. About 184,799 shares traded. Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) has declined 42.09% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.09% the S&P500. Some Historical ASTE News: 15/05/2018 – MARCATO ADDED UNVR, ASTE, THRM IN 1Q: 13F; 16/04/2018 – Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTE) Announces The Company’s First Quarter Conference Call April 24, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time; 24/05/2018 – Astec Industries Short-Interest Ratio Rises 30% to 9 Days; 16/04/2018 – Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTE) Announces The Company’s First Quarter Conference Call April 24, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. East; 15/05/2018 – Marcato Capital Management Buys 2.3% of Astec Industries; 15/05/2018 – Marcato Discloses Position in Potential Takeover Target Astec; 04/05/2018 – BSE Mumbai Bourse: Results from Astec Lifesciences for Jan 01 to Mar 31; 04/05/2018 – BSE Mumbai Bourse: Results from Astec Lifesciences for Apr 01 to Mar 31; 24/04/2018 – ASTEC INDUSTRIES 1Q EPS 87C, EST. 86C; 19/03/2018 – ASTEC INDUSTRIES, TO ATTEND SEAPORT GLOBAL TRANSPORTS & INDUSTR

Stanley Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Mckesson Corp (MCK) by 7.91% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stanley Capital Management Llc bought 4,400 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.57% with the market. The institutional investor held 60,000 shares of the other pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $7.96M, up from 55,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stanley Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Mckesson Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $25.74 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $134.17. About 1.17M shares traded. McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) has declined 17.94% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.94% the S&P500. Some Historical MCK News: 22/05/2018 – McKesson Corp expected to post earnings of $3.56 a share – Earnings Preview; 09/04/2018 – McKesson Launches Health Mart Atlas; 26/04/2018 – McKesson Internal Review Clears Senior Management of Wrongdoing on Opioids; 20/04/2018 – MCKESSON: PROBE IN RESPONSE TO REQUEST FROM TEAMSTERS; 02/04/2018 – Hyland completes acquisition of OneContent from Allscripts; 24/05/2018 – McKesson 4Q Loss/Shr $5.58; 25/04/2018 – McKesson: Growth Priorities Include Enhanced Solutions for Rapidly Growing Specialty Pharmaceutical Market; 07/05/2018 – McKesson ideaShare: The lndependent’s Power to Perform; 25/04/2018 – McKesson Launches Comprehensive Review of Operations; 15/05/2018 – McKesson Directors Must Face Investor Suit Over Opioid Shipments

More notable recent Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE) and Encourages ASTE Investors to Contact the Firm – GlobeNewswire” on February 01, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Astec Industries authorizes $150M share repurchase program – Seeking Alpha” published on July 30, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Exit From Arkansas Plant Agreement to Impede Astec’s Growth – Nasdaq” on September 04, 2018. More interesting news about Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Astec Industries (ASTE) CEO Benjamin G. Brock has Resigned; Richard J. Dorris Named as Interim CEO – StreetInsider.com” published on January 22, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of Astec Industries, Inc. Investors – Business Wire” with publication date: February 04, 2019.

Among 9 analysts covering Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Astec Industries had 25 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, July 6 by Seaport Global. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of ASTE in report on Friday, April 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, July 19. The stock of Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Dougherty. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) on Monday, August 31 to “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Seaport Global with “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 20 by Maxim Group. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.76 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.53, from 1.23 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 20 investors sold ASTE shares while 30 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 20.96 million shares or 0.31% more from 20.89 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Aqr Capital Management Lc has 0.01% invested in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) for 89,412 shares. Broadview Advsrs Lc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 116,187 shares. Bancshares Of America Corp De holds 17,306 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability accumulated 6,843 shares. The New York-based New York State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 0.01% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Fincl Engines Advsr Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.01% or 6,926 shares. Rmb Ltd has 0.01% invested in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Suntrust Banks reported 0% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Barclays Public Ltd Co reported 0% in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE). Goldman Sachs Group Inc owns 67,110 shares. Art Advsrs Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% or 4,700 shares. Natixis Advisors Lp has 0.01% invested in Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) for 18,567 shares. Riverhead Capital stated it has 2,150 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Communications Ny reported 1,783 shares.

Dean Capital Management, which manages about $555.00 million and $142.15 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Innospec Inc (NASDAQ:IOSP) by 14,097 shares to 24,493 shares, valued at $1.88 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cal Maine Foods Inc (NASDAQ:CALM) by 14,339 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 29,681 shares, and cut its stake in Argo Group International (NASDAQ:AGII).

Since August 31, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $1.47 million activity. 1,350 shares were sold by KNOWLES MARIE L/CA, worth $173,732 on Friday, August 31. $173,732 worth of stock was sold by COLES N ANTHONY on Friday, August 31. $173,732 worth of McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) was sold by JACOBS M CHRISTINE on Friday, August 31.

Stanley Capital Management Llc, which manages about $13.01B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) by 3,500 shares to 71,430 shares, valued at $7.61M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alphabet Inc by 300 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,740 shares, and cut its stake in Navistar Intl Corp.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.34, from 1.05 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 59 investors sold MCK shares while 296 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 162.62 million shares or 5.64% less from 172.34 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Patten Group Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.18% in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 760,022 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. American National Registered Investment Advisor has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). Piedmont Investment Incorporated reported 3,861 shares stake. Acropolis Invest Mgmt Lc stated it has 2,092 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Campbell And Company Investment Adviser Ltd Liability Company reported 3,596 shares. 3,669 are held by Ameritas. Financial Bank Of America De owns 1.84 million shares. Stanley Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 60,000 shares. Tudor Invest Corp Et Al owns 27,804 shares. Bridgewater Limited Partnership holds 32,716 shares. Moreover, Markel has 0.08% invested in McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK). Credit Suisse Ag reported 269,491 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas invested in 793,000 shares.

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