Signia Capital Management Stake in Rent A Ctr New (RCII) Decreased by $4.93 Million; As Brinks Co (BCO) Share Price Declined, Brahman Capital Lifted by $29.67 Million Its Stake

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Brahman Capital Corp increased its stake in Brinks Co (BCO) by 51.53% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brahman Capital Corp bought 430,003 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.16% with the market. The hedge fund held 1.26 million shares of the oil refining and marketing company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $88.20M, up from 834,477 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brahman Capital Corp who had been investing in Brinks Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.93 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $77.66. About 429,102 shares traded or 14.57% up from the average. The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) has declined 23.07% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.07% the S&P500. Some Historical BCO News: 16/05/2018 – Brink’s Presenting at Conference Jun 5; 22/03/2018 – CHINA COMMERCE MINISTRY SAYS CHINA HOPES U.S. WILL PULL BACK “FROM THE BRINK”; 31/05/2018 – BRINKS CO – FULL INTEGRATION AND SYNERGIES ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACHIEVED OVER THREE YEARS FROM DEAL, WITH MAJORITY ACHIEVED BY THE END OF SECOND YEAR; 25/04/2018 – Brink’s Co Sees 2018 Adjusted EBITDA of $515M-$535M; 25/04/2018 – BRINKS CO BCO.N – BRINK’S AFFIRMED ITS 2018 NON-GAAP GUIDANCE; 09/05/2018 – Françoise Hardy, a French National Treasure, Is Back from the Brink; 25/04/2018 – BRINK’S 1Q EPS 42C; 31/05/2018 – Brink’s Co To Buy Dunbar Armored Inc. for $520M Cash; 25/04/2018 – BRINKS CO BCO.N -“EXPECT INCREASED PROFIT GROWTH IN SECOND HALF FROM NORMAL SEASONALITY AND ADDITION OF RODOBAN ACQUISITION IN BRAZIL”; 03/05/2018 – Brink’s Declares Quarterly Dividend

Signia Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Rent A Ctr Inc New (RCII) by 49.3% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Signia Capital Management Llc sold 352,420 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 362,371 shares of the diversified commercial services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.21M, down from 714,791 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Signia Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Rent A Ctr Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $956.84 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $17.88. About 628,885 shares traded. Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) has risen 23.79% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.79% the S&P500. Some Historical RCII News: 30/04/2018 – Rent-A-Center 1Q Rev $698M; 03/04/2018 – RENT-A-CENTER – TERM OF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT WITH CEO FADEL AUTOMATICALLY RENEWS FOR SUCCESSIVE ONE YEAR RENEWAL PERIODS; 07/03/2018 Rent-A-Center Provides Business Updates; 09/04/2018 – Rent-A-Center Provides 1Q 2018 Business Updates; 05/04/2018 – The Deal: The buyout firm is among the final bidders for Rent-A-Center $RCII. It joins private equity firm Vintage Capital,; 07/03/2018 – Rent-A-Center to cut about 250 jobs in Texas; 25/05/2018 – Rent-A-Center Shareholder Engaged Capital Enters Letter Agreement With Company; 25/05/2018 – CORRECT: RENT A CENTER HOLDER ENGAGED NOMINATES MCFATE TO BOARD; 25/05/2018 – ENGAGED CAPITAL SAYS IT SENT LETTER TO RENT-A-CENTER; 30/04/2018 – Rent-A-Center 1Q Loss/Shr 37c

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 0.88 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 14 investors sold RCII shares while 63 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 43.89 million shares or 1.97% less from 44.78 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wolverine Asset Lc invested in 337,126 shares. Landscape Capital Ltd Liability holds 0.19% or 175,669 shares. Panagora Asset has 0.01% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Northern Trust, a Illinois-based fund reported 563,463 shares. Moreover, Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Signia Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 362,371 shares for 4.73% of their portfolio. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) for 13,159 shares. Numerixs Invest Technology stated it has 3,900 shares. Brandes Inv Ptnrs Ltd Partnership accumulated 514,405 shares. Goldman Sachs Inc has invested 0.01% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Texas Permanent School Fund reported 27,944 shares. Barclays Pcl reported 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). California Public Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0% in Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII). Royal Bancshares Of Canada holds 574,582 shares. 1,654 are held by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank).

More notable recent Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Rent-A-Center (RCII) Is Sinking After Merger Agreement Falls Apart – Nasdaq” on December 18, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Top 10 Stocks Under $20 – Nasdaq” published on February 01, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Consumer Sector Update for 01/09/2019: RCII,XSPA,SIRI,STZ – Nasdaq” on January 09, 2019. More interesting news about Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Pitney Bowes, Zoetis, Rent-A-Center, Live Nation Entertainment, Everbridge, and KB Home — What Drives Growth in Today’s Competitive Landscape – GlobeNewswire” published on January 29, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks Slip as China Concerns Impact Earnings – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 29, 2019.

Analysts await Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $0.20 earnings per share, up 148.78% or $0.61 from last year’s $-0.41 per share. RCII’s profit will be $10.70 million for 22.35 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.32 actual earnings per share reported by Rent-A-Center, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -37.50% negative EPS growth.

Among 14 analysts covering Rent-A-Center Inc (NASDAQ:RCII), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Rent-A-Center Inc had 42 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by Raymond James. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Tuesday, March 15 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Loop Capital Markets with “Sell” on Thursday, August 17. The stock of Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by BB&T Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 8 by Raymond James. Loop Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, November 8 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 7 report. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, September 21 with “Hold”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $29 target in Wednesday, October 28 report.

Brahman Capital Corp, which manages about $4.97B and $2.00B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Liberty Media Corp Delaware by 8,318 shares to 664,855 shares, valued at $28.89 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ihs Markit Ltd by 2.61M shares in the quarter, leaving it with 300,093 shares, and cut its stake in Charter Communications Inc N.

Among 6 analysts covering Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Brink’s Company had 15 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Thursday, May 25. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research on Monday, December 12 to “Outperform”. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Friday, May 20 by Imperial Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Imperial Capital. The company was reinitiated on Friday, December 15 by Sidoti. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $38 target in Friday, September 16 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, February 28. Buckingham Research maintained the shares of BCO in report on Friday, June 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, March 27 with “Buy”. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Imperial Capital.

Since September 6, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 sale for $477,240 activity. Zukerman Amit sold $756,200 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $138,900 was bought by DOMANICO RONALD JAMES.

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