Eulav Asset Management Lifted Lennox Intl (LII) Stake by $872,000 as Market Value Declined; Skba Capital Management Position in Amgen (AMGN) Has Lifted as Market Value Declined

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Skba Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Amgen Inc (AMGN) by 36.93% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skba Capital Management Llc bought 20,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.15% with the market. The institutional investor held 77,500 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $16.07M, up from 56,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skba Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $119.06B market cap company. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $188.98. About 2.17 million shares traded. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 11.57% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.57% the S&P500. Some Historical AMGN News: 17/05/2018 – Amgen and Novartis: European Medicines Agency Application for Aimovig Is Under Review; 26/03/2018 – Hartford Value HLS Adds Lilly, Exits Amgen; 12/04/2018 – Pfizer launches a gene therapy study for Duchenne MD; Amgen, NEA back real-world drug data software company; 17/05/2018 – FDA GRANTED APPROVAL OF AIMOVIG TO AMGEN; 10/04/2018 – AMGEN INC – FOLLOWING RECENT U.S. FEDERAL TAX REFORM, CO MADE DECISION TO LOCATE NEW PLANT IN U.S. RHODE ISLAND; 25/04/2018 – CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD CADI.NS SAYS ZYDUS GETS FINAL APPROVAL FROM USFDA FOR METHYLPREDNISOLONE TABLETS USP AND CINACALCET HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS; 17/05/2018 – AMGEN, NOVARTIS: FDA APPROVES AIMOVIG FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION; 29/03/2018 – FDA OKS BLINCYTO┬« (BLINATUMOMAB) TO TREAT MINIMAL RESIDUAL; 10/05/2018 – Templeton Adds Goldcorp, Exits Halliburton, Cuts Amgen: 13F; 10/03/2018 – Sanofi and Regeneron announce plans to make Praluent┬« more accessible and affordable for patients with the greatest health risk and unmet need

Eulav Asset Management increased its stake in Lennox Intl Inc (LII) by 4.62% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eulav Asset Management bought 4,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.63% with the market. The institutional investor held 90,600 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $19.79 million, up from 86,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eulav Asset Management who had been investing in Lennox Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.85 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $244.56. About 292,424 shares traded or 8.95% up from the average. Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has risen 1.63% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.63% the S&P500. Some Historical LII News: 25/05/2018 – Lennox Presenting at KeyCorp Conference May 31; 24/05/2018 – Dir Quintos Gifts 351 Of Lennox International Inc; 23/04/2018 – Lennox 1Q Net $37.9M; 14/03/2018 – Lennox: Expects a Sale of South America Business to Be Concluded in 2Q 2018; Company Is Far Along in Sale Process; 08/03/2018 – L.A. Creative Collective Hosts Pop-up Featuring Art by Frances Bean Cobain, Tali Lennox; 14/03/2018 – Lennox International Separately Is in Process of Selling Real Estate in the Sydney Area Formerly Related to Its Business Operations There; 14/03/2018 – BEIJER REF BElJb.ST SAYS ACQUIRES HEATCRAFT FROM LENNOX INTERNATIONAL FOR A PURCHASE CONSIDERATION OF SEK 450 MLN EXCLUDING OPERATIONS IN NEW ZEALAND; 23/04/2018 – Lennox 1Q Adj EPS $1.13; 15/05/2018 – LENNOX INTL BOOSTS QTR DIV TO 64C/SHR FROM 51C, EST. 60C; 14/03/2018 – Lennox International Announces Planned Sale of Refrigeration Businesses in Australia, Asia and South America

Since August 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 selling transactions for $7.55 million activity. 526 shares were sold by Bedard Gary S, worth $110,460. Another trade for 6,171 shares valued at $1.30 million was made by Bluedorn Todd M on Wednesday, December 12. SCHMIDT PAUL W also sold $106,032 worth of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) on Friday, November 2. 1,715 Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) shares with value of $361,802 were sold by Reitmeier Joseph William. NORRIS JOHN W III sold 1,400 shares worth $302,183. BEDAPUDI PRAKASH sold 10,000 shares worth $2.07M.

More notable recent Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Lennox Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on February 04, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “More on Lennox’s Q4 results – Seeking Alpha” published on February 05, 2019, Zacks.com published: “Here’s Why Momentum Investors Will Love Lennox International (LII) – Zacks.com” on January 17, 2019. More interesting news about Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Why You Should Add Lennox (LII) to Your Portfolio Right Now – Zacks.com” published on January 16, 2019 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Lennox International (LII) Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates – Zacks.com” with publication date: February 05, 2019.

Eulav Asset Management, which manages about $2.35 billion and $2.33B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Arch Cap Group Ltd (NASDAQ:ACGL) by 60,000 shares to 555,300 shares, valued at $16.55 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:BMRN) by 16,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 109,000 shares, and cut its stake in Xpo Logistics Inc (NYSE:XPO).

Among 17 analysts covering Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Lennox International Inc. had 71 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 23 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna on Monday, August 15. The company was maintained on Monday, October 5 by Barclays Capital. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 11 by JP Morgan. On Sunday, December 10 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, February 7. Susquehanna maintained the shares of LII in report on Wednesday, February 7 with “Hold” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, October 6 report. On Tuesday, June 27 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. Susquehanna maintained the shares of LII in report on Thursday, April 14 with “Positive” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 25 investors sold LII shares while 102 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 26.20 million shares or 2.69% less from 26.92 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Eventide Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 118,000 shares. Wellington Grp Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.09% in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII). First Republic Investment Mngmt stated it has 1,050 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Incorporated holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) for 122,524 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII). 17 are held by Earnest Ptnrs Ltd Company. Fdx Advsrs owns 0.01% invested in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) for 1,267 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Mgmt Ltd Llc has 320,760 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement stated it has 0.03% in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII). Schroder Investment Management Gru holds 0.11% or 293,905 shares. Oppenheimer Asset owns 14,763 shares. Argent Capital Management Ltd Llc reported 4,654 shares stake. 1,767 are held by New Amsterdam Partners Ltd Liability Company New York. Sg Americas Ltd Liability Com has 13,947 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Clearbridge Ltd owns 543 shares.

Among 28 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Amgen Inc. had 102 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, December 20. On Wednesday, August 23 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Sunday, October 29 with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, July 27 by PiperJaffray. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 12. The firm has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray given on Friday, February 2. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 3 report. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The stock of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 20 by BMO Capital Markets.

Skba Capital Management Llc, which manages about $958.13M and $771.25M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Encompass Health Corp by 181,400 shares to 8,310 shares, valued at $648,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 43,710 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 72,450 shares, and cut its stake in Novo (NYSE:NVO).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 0.99 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 49 investors sold AMGN shares while 550 reduced holdings. 130 funds opened positions while 393 raised stakes. 470.42 million shares or 2.68% less from 483.36 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Glenmede Trust Na owns 895,634 shares for 0.74% of their portfolio. Ftb Advsr owns 8,996 shares. Penn Davis Mcfarland Inc reported 1,500 shares. Lakeview Capital Prtnrs Lc accumulated 4,681 shares. Fjarde Ap accumulated 175,024 shares. Atwood Palmer accumulated 11,953 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Sadoff Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 1,115 shares. Quantitative Investment Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.23% or 31,600 shares in its portfolio. Evermay Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 2,051 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.36% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 205,853 shares. Moreover, Advisors Asset Mgmt Inc has 0.25% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 72,515 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Management has 4,908 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Whittier Tru has 0.22% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Ashfield Partners Llc holds 56,782 shares or 1.32% of its portfolio. Macguire Cheswick Tuttle Inv Counsel Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.05% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN).

Since November 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $4.65 million activity. 20,000 shares valued at $3.91 million were sold by Jacks Tyler on Thursday, December 6. Another trade for 1,777 shares valued at $360,520 was sold by Patton Cynthia M.

More notable recent Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “China OK’s new use for Amgen’s Repatha – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Amgen a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 3.1% Yield (AMGN) – Nasdaq” published on February 06, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Health Care Sector Update for 02/05/2019: OPGN, CNC, GILD, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN – Nasdaq” on February 05, 2019. More interesting news about Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “See Which Of The Latest 13F Filers Holds Amgen – Nasdaq” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “After-Hours Earnings Report for January 29, 2019 : AAPL, AMGN, CNI, SYK, ILMN, EBAY, EQR, AMD, BXP, ALGN, TSS, KLAC – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 29, 2019.

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